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The #covfefe conundrum: Donald Trump does it again!

Trump has changed all that. He tweeted shortly after 5 a.m.: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". And that was it for almost six hours before the unfinished tweet was removed from the president's account. When asked about the tweet during an audio-only briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer added to the mystery, CBS2's Tony Aiello reported . Read More »

Evergreen college closes amid campus threat


Messages left with a college spokesman Thursday were not immediately returned. In the March email, Weinstein called the plans a "show of force, and an act of oppression in and of itself". It canceled Coulter's speech amid threats of violence, fearing a repeat of clashes ahead of the Yiannopoulos event. Weinstein claimed campus police told him they could not protect him on campus and urged him to stay away. Read More »

Walker signals opposition to carrying weapons without permit


Wisconsin was one of the last states to allow the carrying of concealed weapons. Documenting that statistically, however, is challenging because unlike hunting licenses the concealed carry law specifically exempts most state records involving concealed carry permits from the state's open records law. Read More »

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate deal


Trump tweeted today that he would announce in the coming days his decision on whether the country would remain. If the United States withdraws, it will join Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries not to participate in the agreement. Read More »

Michigan Republican: God "can take care" of climate change problems

Do I think man has some impact? Congressman Walberg is a Republican and represents Michigan's 7th district and said the baffling statement during a town hall meeting in Coldwater, MI. "(God) gave us a treasure". The lawmaker's bold remarks have surfaced as the world waits for President Donald Trump to announce whether he will revoke the US's commitment to fighting climate change by pulling out of the Paris accord . Read More »

Portland stabbing suspect appears in court


The deaths of two Portland , Oregon, men last Friday, have reminded me that everyday citizens also make patriotic sacrifices. Christian, 35, whose full legal name is Jeremiah Joseph Christian, was charged with two counts of aggravated murder , one count of attempted murder, two counts of second-degree intimidation and one count of being a felon in possession of a restricted weapon, according to CNN . Read More »

Analysts See $0.70 EPS for Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (KORS)


Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Michael Kors Holdings by 65.4% in the third quarter. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 70 cents per share. Michael Kors Holdings's quarterly revenue was down 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Michael Kors Holdings Limited (KORS) is its Earnings per Share or EPS. Read More »

Trump asks world leaders to call him on his cell phone

President Donald Trump has reportedly been encouraging other world leaders to call him on his cellphone instead of on a more secure line. Mr Trump, who disdains working through official channels, also exchanged numbers with French President Emmanuel Macron , according to a French official who would not comment on whether Mr Macron meant to use the line. Read More »

Portland Train Attack Suspect Yells "Free Speech or Die" In Courtroom


Portland stabbing suspect Jeremy Christian justified his crime by citing patriotism- and called for more to be killed during his formidable arraignment on Tuesday (May 30). Police are examining Christian's background, "including the information publicly available about the suspect's extremist ideology", they said in a news release . Read More »

'Free speech or die': Portland stabbing suspect yells in court


Jeremy Christian , the 35-year-old white supremacist who fatally stabbed Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche on Friday night in Portland , made his first court appearance on Tuesday. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said the men were heroes. "I hope they all die". As Jeremy Joseph Christian continued his menacing rant, the three men stepped forward because their sense of community, humanity and courage demanded it. Read More »

More than 65 Indian Americans in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee


Edith Fuller spells a word at her regional spelling bee in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Xuan was one of 13 from Virginia to qualify for the competition. During Wednesday's preliminarys, Vogoti spelled paillard (thin grilled piece of beef or veal) and laity (people of a religious faith) after scoring high on the written test that moved him to the final rounds. Read More »

It was a message to the Russians


Mrs Clinton talked at length about Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential contest, referring to United States intelligence assessments that Russia not only meddled in the election, but did so to help Mr Trump defeat her. Trump's administration has been dogged in its first months by allegations his associates had inappropriate contacts with Russian government officials. Read More »

Man Accused In Portland Train Attack Tells Cops: "I'm Happy Now"


His court-appointed attorney, Gregory Scholls, has not returned a call. A probable cause affidavit describes a chaotic scene on the train from the moment Christian boarded. " I hope we rise to the memory of these two gentlemen who lost their lives ", Wheeler said. A prosecutor's affidavit reportedly said that Christian explained he robbed a convenience store, because it " doesn't sell any winning lottery tickets ". Read More »

Trump and Hillary trade jabs in Twitter skirmish

Trump (C) speaking with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak during a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC. I get the nomination. In her expanded remarks which you can see below, she implies media bias from the New York Times , blames fake news and repeatedly invokes interference by Russian Federation. Read More »

Trump's lawyer will now answer all Russia-related questions, Spicer says


It isn't the White House press corps that deserves answers about Kushner's behavior and what, if any, connection there is between Russian hacking of the election and the Trump team; it's the people who elected him to office. "I'm not going to get into what the president did or did not discuss", he said. One question he simply didn't answer on the grounds that he didn't agree with its premise. Read More »

Trump Makes Unusual Case for Eliminating Legislative Filibuster

The rejected proposals would have increased funding for mental health programs, paid for services for people with developmental disabilities, created services for families involved in the child protection system and allowed the University System of New Hampshire to freeze tuition for one year. Read More »

White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris climate accord


The decision would put the United States at odds with almost every other nation on earth. It would reflect a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change . "It would also devastate our global credibility". Still, Cohn said that the carbon levels agreed to by the prior administration "would be highly crippling to the USA economic growth", and if the president had to choose between limiting carbon and economic growth, "growing our economy is going to win". Read More »

Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers


To follow the spelling bee results on social media, use the hashtag #spellingbee on Twitter or follow the National Spelling Bee on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter . Mills and the four other West Virginia spellers breezed through Round 2. Aiden Arnett, of Morgantown, misspelled "dissentient" and was eliminated in the third round. Read More »

Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned


You got no safe place. "Leave this country if you hate our freedoms" while sitting in court . Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler urged organisers of a Trump Free Speech Rally scheduled for Sunday in a park to cancel it , saying the event was inappropriate after the stabbings and speculating that it could turn violent. Read More »

Ivy League admission, as easy as pizza pie


Carolina Williams, 18, was tasked with writing an essay about what she loves to dofor her application to Yale University and her mind immediately went to ordering pizza from Papa John's . "I kept thinking that you are the kind of person that I would love to be best friends with", an admissions officer wrote to Williams. She will study business at Auburn University in Alabama because she liked the scholarships. Read More »

'Covfefe' is Trump's Twitter typo heard 'round the world


The only great thing President Donald Trump has given the world since his election is comedy gold. The tweet was not deleted for more than 6 hours. A garbled late-night Twitter posting by President Trump sent the internet into a frenzy on Wednesday. Comments included a mock Google translation of " covfefe " from Russian into English as "I resign", and comments like "Drain the covfefe " - a play on Trump's promise to "drain the swamp" in Washington . Read More »

Senate approves budget, policy change bill yet to pass


Supreme Court nominees would still need a Senate super majority, Democrats decided at the time. The legislative filibuster remains in place for most other bills, but McConnell has resisted calls to end it wholesale-including a previous demand from Trump in May . Read More »

Former Wyoming great considered for College Hall of Fame


K-State coach Bill Snyder was inducted in 2015, joing former K-State players Mark Simoneau (2012) and Gary Spani (2002) and coaches Charles Bachman (1978) and Lynn "Pappy" Walforf (1966) in the hall of fame. Each year, approximately 15 candidates not selected for the Hall of Fame are named automatic holdovers and bypass the district screening process and automatically appear on the ballot the following year. Read More »