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KCNA: Kim supervises missile test of new guidance system

President Trump attacked the North's missile test , saying it showed "disrespect" to its Chinese neighbour. The US military says it has intercepted a mock-up of an intercontinental ballistic missile in a first-of-its-kind test that comes amid concerns over North Korea's weapons program. Read More »

Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing


Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump free speech rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they were inappropriate and could be risky. The friend was wearing a hijab. Detective Michele Michaels says in a probable cause affidavit made public Tuesday that the videos include audio of Christian, 35, spewing racial and religious epithets during the attack that killed two men and wounded a third. Read More »

Nicklaus says Tiger Woods 'needs all our help'

In an arrest report, obtained by the Palm Beach Post , the responding officer wrote that the golf great's vehicle was stopped in the right lane of a road in Jupiter, Florida . The motor was running and the right blinker was flashing. He took two breathalyzer tests scoring.000. He has not played for four months and is out for the rest of the season while he recovers from his fourth back surgery. Read More »

Police union protests discipline of officers

At a news conference , officials said that the officer, Timothy Loehmann , would be terminated immediately and that Frank Garmback , an officer who was driving the patrol auto, would be suspended for 10 days, beginning Wednesday. The officers were called to the scene on a report of a person waving a gun. Upon their arrival, both officers encountered Rice, who pulled the gun from his waistband and was subsequently shot by Officer Loehmann. Read More »

Hundreds pay respects to fallen veterans at Houston National Cemetery service


Organizers will also host the 91st Annual Memorial Day Service of Remembrance in Washelli Cemetery Monday afternoon. Hall said the memorial was built with "soils from battlefields, cemeteries and prison war camps from around the world and waters from the seven oceans are combined with CT earth in the center of the memorial" but the special piece of the monument isn't marked as prominently as it should be. Read More »

White House Communications Director Resigns


What complicates things further for the White House , though, is that the Trump administration is not only in the midst of communications chaos, but now under investigation for a scandal that has the potential to make history . The statement came in response to a Washington Post report on Trump's tendency of attacking his own staff with insults. Another source close to Dubke said it was likely he will return to the Black Rock Group, a communications firm. Read More »

Theresa May struggles during TV interview


The furor over long-term care and her obvious change of heart over Brexit , which she had originally opposed, have dented her claims that only she can provide the "strong and stable" leadership Britain needs as it faces very hard negotiations over how to extract itself from the European Union . Read More »

US shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

As reported at the L.A. Times , Tuesday's test included two missile launches. The interceptor struck the mock warhead as it traveled outside the Earth's atmosphere. "I am incredibly proud of the warfighters who executed this test and who operate this system every day", Syring said in a statement. "North Korea has shown great disrespect for their neighbor, China, by shooting off yet another ballistic missile.but China is trying hard!" The Pentagon successfully shot down an ... Read More »

Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally

Christian has been charged with two counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder, all felonies, in Friday's attack aboard a Portland commuter train. This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian . "I am very thankful as a Muslim, I am very thankful as a Portlander. Read More »

Get Building A Better World Summer Reading Clubs for all ages!


Both libraries also offer teen and adult summer reading programs. The Brazoria County Library System is a system of libraries providing convenient access to quality and popular resources to meet the educational and recreational needs of Brazoria County residents of all ages. Read More »

Cleveland Police Fire Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice

Loehmann, who is white, shot the black preteen near a recreation center after police received an emergency called about someone brandishing a gun. However, the cop was not let go for the Rice shooting, and instead because he provided inaccurate details on his job application. Read More »

Justices side with police in California shooting case

Police officers can not be held liable for use-of-force consequences even when they provoke a violent confrontation, the Supreme Court has ruled . The man, Angel Mendez, said he had picked up his BB gun at the time officers entered in order to move it. Garcia was shot in the back. "The rule's fundamental flaw", the opinion continued, "is that it uses another constitutional violation to manufacture an excessive force claim where one would not otherwise exist". Read More »

Man slips from Palouse Falls cliff, presumed dead


Because of the dangers, authorities urge people who visit Palouse Falls to be safe around the cliffs, and not to get too close to the edges. In late 2015, temporary fencing was placed to keep hikers off the unsafe trails. A man fell off 35 feet off a cliff in Palouse Falls State Park in eastern Washington and is presumed dead after trying to take a selfie with his girlfriend, authorities said. Read More »

TCU, Arkansas get prime network TV slot for nonconference showdown

OSU and Oral Roberts are quite familiar with each other, as the in-state rivals have played each other three times this season. Van Horn said he's glad the Razorbacks are rewarding their fans with a regional at Baum Stadium . Oklahoma State - coming off an improbable Big Eight Tournament championship as the No. 8 seed, was assigned to the Fayetteville, Ark ., Regional by the NCAA baseball seeding committee Monday. Read More »

Trump's communications director quits

But as the ongoing investigation into whether senior Trump aides colluded with Russian Federation during the campaign draws ever closer to the White House, the prospect of a more major staff change looms over a frustrated and shell-shocked White House team. Read More »

Trial Begins For Man Accused of Killing 2-Year-Old "Baby Doe"


The girl was known as " Baby Doe " on billboards and posters until she was identified months later as Bella Bond . A composite image of the girl was shared widely on social media and billboard as authorities tried to identify her. He quoted Bond's diary entry from the summer of 2015, in which she wondered why so many children who go missing are never found. "He grabbed her around the neck and said to her, 'If you tell anyone what happened, I will kill you, '" Deakin said. Read More »

Jessica Chastain slams 'disturbing' lack of good female roles in film

Taking the top-prize this year, the Palme d'Or , was " The Square ". "This is the first time I've watched 20 films in 10 days, and I love movies and the one thing I really took away from this experience is how the world views women", the actress and Cannes jury member told reporters after Coppola picked up Best Director for The Beguiled . Read More »

Lawmakers Clash as SB4 Protesters Descend on Texas Capitol


Rinaldi went on to allege that another Democrat Representative had "physically assaulted" him, while "other Democrats were held back by colleagues". Armando Walle, D-Houston, and Ramon Romero, D-Fort Worth. "We have been pushed and pushed and pushed, and I pushed back", he said. Video footage shows one lawmaker even threatened to shoot. "Stuff happens sometimes. Read More »

Sweet Relief! Gsellman Leads Mets to 4-2 Win Over Brewers


On top of that, Steven Matz and Seth Lugo were both impressive over the weekend in their rehab starts at AAA Las Vegas and AA Binghamton respectively. Davies beat the Mets on May 13 despite allowing four runs on seven hits over five innings of an 11-4 Milwaukee win. To this point in the game I had been surprised at the lack of bad calls by home plate ump C.B. Read More »

After Hate Killings, Portland Mayor Wants Anti-Muslim Rallies Canceled

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other similar events next weekend, saying they are inappropriate and could be risky. The man police say fatally stabbed the two men makes his initial court appearance Monday. "He frequently used the n-word and saluted Hitler". "I am calling on the federal government to IMMEDIATELY REVOKE the permits (s) they have issued for the June 4th event and to not issue a permit for June 4th event and to not issue a permit for June ... Read More »

Memorial Day ceremonies scheduled


Parade organizers kept an eye on the weather forecast leading up to the 2 p.m. start time, and chose to go forward with the parade, although school bands scheduled to participate were notified earlier in the day that they would not be marching. Read More »