• Tornado that began in Oklahoma hurts 1 in Kansas
Tornado that began in Oklahoma hurts 1 in Kansas

Danny Ringer, the Elk City Fire Department chaplain, said that tornado killed 53-year-old Bo Mikles. Authorities say at least 40 homes were destroyed. A slight risk for severe storms surrounds Iowa, and includes Milwaukee; Kansas City, Missouri; and Omaha, Nebraska. Wisconsin and Oklahoma were two of the hardest hit areas, forcing residents t...

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  • FACT CHECK: Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?
FACT CHECK: Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem delivered a strategy paper to President Trump, which includes my organization CURE as a signatory, urging him to move the embassy to Jerusalem . " Jerusalem is the capital of Israel ". The most serious threat to U.S-Israeli relations was sparked by Tuesday's New York Times report that Trump ...

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  • 3 more gang members arrested; 7 still sought
3 more gang members arrested; 7 still sought

The 83 suspects indicted in Western North Carolina are accused of homicides, robberies, witness tampering, narcotics offenses, identity thefts, racketeering, obstruction of justice, assaults and numerous other crimes starting in 2009 or earlier.

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  • Comey to Testify Publicly After Memorial Day
Comey to Testify Publicly After Memorial Day

Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office". But it was still an open question whether Comey would appear publicly, and many lawmakers began to doubt he would testify after the Justice Department named Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate allegations of collusion between Russian officia...

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  • Charter school criticized for punishing students with braids
Charter school criticized for punishing students with braids

Their parents say the school's policy around how students are permitted to wear their hair is discriminatory, and unfairly targets black students. "I was really excited to be celebrating my culture because I have white parents and it's very important to participate in the culture", Mya said .

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  • White House Lawyers Consult Impeachment Experts
White House Lawyers Consult Impeachment Experts

However, officials still believe the possibility of remvoal is a long shot. White House officials believe impeachment is all but out of the question, citing the president's backing from congressional Republicans, CNN reported . Nonetheless, White House lawyers have consulted impeachment experts and begun researching the precise legal proceeding ...

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  • Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation
Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

Questions about the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation dominated a joint press conference with Colombia President Juan Manual Santos. On May 8, I learned that President Trump meant to remove Director Comey and sought my advice and input.

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  • Trump Denies Telling Comey to Drop Flynn Investigation
Trump Denies Telling Comey to Drop Flynn Investigation

By Thursday morning, his response was a little less so. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said Thursday that the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel for the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation was "perfectly appropriate".

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  • Supreme Court Declines to Hear North Carolina Voting Case
Supreme Court Declines to Hear North Carolina Voting Case

The appeals court found that the law's provisions "target African-Americans with nearly surgical precision" and "impose cures for problems that did not exist", concluding that the Republican-led legislature enacted it "with discriminatory intent".

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  • Weiner Pleads Guilty to Transferring Obscene Material to Minor
Weiner Pleads Guilty to Transferring Obscene Material to Minor

Weiner , a Democrat, was married to top Clinton aide Huma Abedin at the time he began conversing with the Gaston teen. According to Acting U.S. Attorney Joon Kim, Weiner faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced September 8.

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  • Kyle Larson takes poles for NASCAR All-Star race
Kyle Larson takes poles for NASCAR All-Star race

A crew member rolls a tire to mount on the vehicle of driver Dale Earnhardt Jr during practice for Saturday's NASCAR Cup series All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Friday, May 19 , 2017. Sixteen drivers participated in qualifying and are guaranteed a spot in the field, including four-time victor Johnson and last y...

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  • Trump claims 'witch hunt' as special counsel takes lead
Trump claims 'witch hunt' as special counsel takes lead

Rosenstein's order came a week after he played a key role in Trump's firing of Comey, who had overseen the FBI investigation into Russia's election interference since last July. Trump assembled his inner circle in the Oval Office - Vice President Mike Pence, chief of staff Reince Preibus, economic adviser Gary Cohn, senior strategist Steve Bannon, ...

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  • Noah, Mia top list of California's most popular baby names
Noah, Mia top list of California's most popular baby names

New Jersey's most popular baby boy names are similar to those that made the Social Security Administration's national list for 2016. The most popular boy name selected in Arkansas a year ago was Elijah. Kehlani collaborated with Zayn Malik, the former One Direction star and current solo artist, on a song in 2016. For boys, Kylo soared from nu...

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  • Camila Cabello Debuts First Solo Single Crying In The Club
Camila Cabello Debuts First Solo Single Crying In The Club

Eventually, Camila discovered how to creatively channel her inner turmoil. In the center of the action are Gomez and Cabello, seemingly going head-to-head for the same demographic with their latest, interpolation-laced singles, "Bad Liar", and " Crying in the Club ", respectively.

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  • China protests 'unhelpful' USA sanctions on Iran
China protests 'unhelpful' USA sanctions on Iran

Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying."Iran condemns United State's unacceptable ill will in its effort to undermine the positive outcome of Tehran's commitment to implement the nuclear deal by adding individuals to its list of unilateral and illegal sanctions".

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  • Donor angry at failure to move Israel embassy
Donor angry at failure to move Israel embassy

In the evening, Netanyahu released a statement, charging that the move "won't harm the peace process". Palestinians argue moving the embassy would prejudge one of the most sensitive issues in the conflict, undermining America's status as an effective mediator.

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  • Joe Biden says he didn't think Hillary Clinton was 'great candidate'
Joe Biden says he didn't think Hillary Clinton was 'great candidate'

In an interview on Good Morning America in May 2016, Joe Biden explained that he had decided not to enter the 2016 presidential race after his son, Beau Biden, died in May 2015 after a battle with cancer. Biden admitted that the Obama administration "made mistakes" and that he and Obama would often disagree on tactical issues, even having "shouting...

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  • Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House
Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House

Trump insisted that "we have no choice". The Senate will be tasked with confirming whoever Trump nominates. And certainly Comey had irritated both Democrats and Republicans with his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe previous year, but we heard from the acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe last week that Comey is still very respected inside...

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  • Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange
Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange

But the WikiLeaks founder says his legal fight is not over and he can not forgive the "terrible injustice" done to him across the last seven years of his life. She told a news conference in Stockholm that the investigation could be reopened if Assange returns to Sweden before the statute of limitations lapses in 2020.

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  • Duggar Sisters Are Suing Everyone Except Their Brother And Parents
Duggar Sisters Are Suing Everyone Except Their Brother And Parents

The names were redacted, but it was soon revealed that the girls he'd abused were his own sisters, crumbling (for a time) the Duggar empire. According to the sisters, the release of the documents violated their right to privacy as minors involved in a sexual misconduct case.

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  • Blount: Wentz 'has potential to be really special'
Blount: Wentz 'has potential to be really special'

May. The number the Eagles are most interested in is 18, the touchdowns he scored for the Patriots as a short-yardage and goal-line specialist. Dion Lewis' early-season injury forced coach Bill Belichick to ride Blount more than any other running back during the last 13 years.

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  • ISU softball: Burnett earns 2nd-team NFCA All-Region honors
ISU softball: Burnett earns 2nd-team NFCA All-Region honors

The awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association's 10 regions with first-, second- and third-team selections. Wallace is the third catcher in program history to be chosen on the first team and the 17th selection overall. Christner, a 2015 NFCA First Team All-American, leads the Wolverines with a career-best.414 batting average ...

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  • Bangladesh arrests 27 men on suspicion of being gay
Bangladesh arrests 27 men on suspicion of being gay

A commander of the Rapid Action Battalion, an elite police unit that made the arrests, said the suspects, mostly students aged 20-30 years, had traveled from across the country and were picked up in a raid on a community center at Keraniganj, outside the nation's capital, early Friday.

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  • Ford's global job cut unlikely to have major impact in India
Ford's global job cut unlikely to have major impact in India

The automaker said it expects about 1,400 job cuts from a total worker pool of 15,300, including 9,600 in the USA, 1,000 in Mexico, 600 in Canada and 4,141 in Asia. Large-scale layoffs at an icon of American manufacturing could come with a degree of political risk for Ford, which recently earned praise from President Trump for its plants to expand ...

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  • U.S. and China agree to beef trade by July
U.S. and China agree to beef trade by July

Also in the plan, China agreed to allow foreign-owned firms to provide credit ratings by July 16. Trump pledged during his presidential campaign that he would stop trade practices by China and other countries that he deemed unfair to the United States.

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  • Boy found dead in stolen car in Mississippi, 3 arrested
Boy found dead in stolen car in Mississippi, 3 arrested

Police say he had been shot in the back of the head. Thursday, May 18 - 9:43 a.m. - MBI cancels the Amber Alert for Kingston Frazier . At least three suspects have been arrested in connection to the coldblooded killing, including the two men who allegedly stole the Camry.

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  • Third Confederate statue removed in New Orleans
Third Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

The statue coming down today is the P.G.T. Beauregard equestrian statue on Esplanade Avenue at the entrance to City Park. Central Standard Time Wednesday, May 17, 2017 , from the entrance to City Park in New Orleans . Court of Appeals found in favor of the city, clearing the path for removal. As with two earlier removals, it happened under cover ...

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  • Trump on Comey 'tapes': 'I can't talk about that'
Trump on Comey 'tapes': 'I can't talk about that'

Spicer denied that account, insisting that the president simply "wants loyalty to this country and the rule of law". They also commented only on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. Trump said in an interview with NBC News Thursday that Comey told him once at dinner and twice over the telephone that he wasn't under investigati...

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  • Brazilian Supreme Court Authorizes Opening of Investigation Against President
Brazilian Supreme Court Authorizes Opening of Investigation Against President

Some of the president's leftist opponents have already called for his impeachment over the report . The new scandal could further undermine support in Congress for austerity reforms, particularly a push to raise the minimum age for retirement in a bid to fix Brazil's costly pension system.

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  • Trump still in denial Russian ambassador attended White House meeting
Trump still in denial Russian ambassador attended White House meeting

They wanted him fired or whatever. CNN's Jake Tapper confirmed The Times' reporting on Friday, with a source close to Comey saying the Federal Bureau of Investigation director was "taken aback" by Trump's question. "No, we'd do it in a different way", Trump replied. A foreign adversary meddled in our election, and no matter whom you voted fo...

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  • Tornadoes Cause Destruction in Wisconsin and Oklahoma
Tornadoes Cause Destruction in Wisconsin and Oklahoma

Rusk County officials have declared a State of Emergency . "I think it's simply because people are inundated with those news stories when the mobile home parks are hit because the damage is much more significant". Peter's Catholic Church in Cameron to help cleanup efforts at the mobile park. Campers landed in nearby lakes, he said. Martin also ...

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  • Donald Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations
Donald Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations

Trump fired FBI Director James Comey this week, and told NBC News that he did so out of frustration with the agency's continued investigation into alleged Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election. Speaking to NBC news President Trump said that the decision to fire the FBI Director was motivated by his handling of the Hillary Clinton c...

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  • Sunshine, hot temperatures to persist as week rolls along
Sunshine, hot temperatures to persist as week rolls along

South wind around 5 miles per hour. Otherwise, expect partly sunny skies. Wind gusts could get as high as 40 miles per hour in the afternoon and the high temperature will be in the low 80s. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. It will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Friday night , showers and thunderstorms likely. A weak disturbance wi...

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  • Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas
Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

The severe storm that hit the Chetek area started to develop about two hours earlier in the St. Paul area, according to meteorologist Mike Griesinger of the National Weather Service in Chanhassen. One person was killed, and 25 were hurt, and the damage is significant. The National Weather Service reported the tornado touched down in the area ju...

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  • Senate investigators want to know what Comey does about Trump
Senate investigators want to know what Comey does about Trump

Trump tried to shut down the FBI investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, US media reported on Tuesday. The letter specifically requests any "recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, and memoranda" related to conversations between Comey and Trump.

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