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Trump Uses Twitter To Go After London Mayor

Trump Uses Twitter To Go After London Mayor

At least seven people were killed and dozens injured after three terrorists drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then got out to stab people. "Sadiq Khan is doing a good job", May said, somewhat exasperated. The attack raised security as a major theme of the general election , set for Thursday 8 June. Read More

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Rick Scott, top lawmakers agree on more money for schools, tourism, businesses

Rick Scott, top lawmakers agree on more money for schools, tourism, businesses

And he vetoed $50,000 earmarked for the long-dragging Bunnell-bypass project that would open a highway on the east side of town, from Commerce Parkway's intersection with State Road 100 (at the Wendy's) to US 1 at the south end of town. In signing the bulk of an $80 billion-plus budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1, Scott told reporters the savings from vetoes will help cover a planned increase in public school funding, tourism marketing and economic-development efforts. Read More

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To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

The Gary Cottington Quartet sang patriotic songs, and at the end of the ceremony, the VFW and American Legion saluted those who died in battle and all deceased veterans of past wars with a three-volley salute and the playing of taps. Look at this statistic in another way: More than half of all of America's war dead perished in the Civil War. In proclaiming that first Decoration Day in 1868, Gen. Read More

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'Pay Trump Bribes Here': Emoluments Clause Appears on DC Trump Hotel

'Pay Trump Bribes Here': Emoluments Clause Appears on DC Trump Hotel

But [the visuals] just worked really well. This obviously presents a conflict, as foreign governments can book rooms at the Trump International Hotel. "We're following in this legacy of badass activism", he told DCist at the time . And he's part of a growing group of artists and activists using light projection as a form of protest, from the Illuminator, which grew out of Occupy Wall Street, to immigrants rights group Movimiento Cosecha, which lit up the Midtown Manhattan Trump Tower last ... Read More

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Plane with New York CEO, 3 others, missing in Bahamas

At 2:10 p.m., air traffic controllers in Miami reported the plane was approximately 37 miles east of Eleuthera in the Bahamas when radar and radio contact was lost. The couple were profiled in a 2015 New York Times article after they bought a TriBeCa loft. The US Coast Guard said there was "no indication" of bad weather when the plane went missing. Read More

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New FBI director could be selected by end of week

On the Republican side, obvious potential candidates for appointment or election would be Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Land Commissioner George P. Bush and U.S. Cornyn has also occasionally criticized Trump - albeit gently. The protests - or the reactions to them - often make national headlines and are something officials have to take seriously. Read More

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Trump said firing Flynn 'did not sound like an emergency'

Trump said firing Flynn 'did not sound like an emergency'

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room during the daily news briefing at the White House on February 1, 2017 in Washington . After Americans who cover the White House complained, the White House said on background that only official Russian and White House photographers were included. Read More

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Cornell Advances to Second Round of NCAA Tournament

Cornell Advances to Second Round of NCAA Tournament

North Carolina - and its seniors who are not quite ready to end their Tar Heel careers - faces off against SC in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 3 p.m. (4 p.m. central) against Baylor in the second round. Visit 12thMan.com for more information on Texas A&M men's tennis in the field. The Aggies have never faced Northwestern on the tennis courts. Read More

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Kellyanne Conway is back, but she's not going viral

Kellyanne Conway is back, but she's not going viral

In fact, Conway accused Cooper of sexism during her Thursday appearance on Fox & Friends and then went one step further to argue that he wouldn't have dared to roll his eyes at Hillary Clinton or a spokeswoman for a Democratic president. The pair battled in January as well over a Russian intelligence dossier which allegedly including material about Trump. Kellyanne Conway is back, mixing it up with cable TV hosts and refusing to answer questions she considers insults. Read More

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Phoenix serial shootings: Suspect accused of killing nine people identified

Come June 12 , Saucedo gunned 33-year-old Stefanie Ellis , her 12-year-old daughter Maleah along with 31-year-old friend Angela Linner in the street at 3am. Saucedo is already in jail facing one murder charge and appeared at the hearing handcuffed and dressed in black-and-white striped prison garb. The Associated Press was unable to reach Saucedo's public defender on Monday. Read More

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No federal charges for officers in fatal shooting of Alton Sterling

No federal charges for officers in fatal shooting of Alton Sterling

The Justice Department's decision may not be the final legal chapter, however, because state authorities can conduct their own investigation of Alton Sterling's death last summer and possibly pursue state charges. A person familiar with the Justice Department's decision disclosed it to The Associated Press on Tuesday. John McLindon, Salamoni's attorney, said he can't comment until he reads an official report from the Justice Department. Read More

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Kansas police officer lauded for saving 4-year-old from pond

Kansas police officer lauded for saving 4-year-old from pond

Officer Bulmer was commended for his fast reaction and his dedication to protect and serve his community. "Hey! Hey!" Bulmer can be heard yelling as he rushes to save the child. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and took the child to a local hospital to be checked out. "I didn't know how deep it was when I dove in", the 6-foot-9 Bulmer said. Read More

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Federal Government to Reimburse Cities for Protecting President Trump

Federal Government to Reimburse Cities for Protecting President Trump

The first lady, who prefers to take her 10-year-old son Barron Trump to school every day in the Big Apple, required local police forces to work alongside Secret Service throughout the city virtually every week since Election Day. Trump's second daughter Tiffany, born as a result of his second marriage, has also spent time in NY. Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted that the Congressional delegation " worked tirelessly over the past several months to make sure these costs are paid for by the federal ... Read More

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Trump signs two executive orders on trade

The president is expected to sign an executive order Saturday that will direct his Commerce Department and the U.S. Trade Representative to perform a comprehensive study of the nation's trade agreements to determine whether America is being treated fairly by its trading partners and the 164-nation World Trade Organization. Read More

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