• Donald Trump Is Not Welcome In London Says Mayor Sadiq Khan
Donald Trump Is Not Welcome In London Says Mayor Sadiq Khan

Some are educated enough to know of President Roosevelt's lend-lease program that allowed the United States to indirectly assist Britain in its lonely fight - quietly enough so as to not infuriate "America First" zealots. The cuts have reduced police numbers, but crime is at a multi-decade low, despite recent events hitting the headlines. Prime Min...

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  • 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped
'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

For Valentino, 74, who flew in from Los Angeles, watching the 79-year-old Cosby endure a criminal trial in the flesh was a must-see mission of reckoning, if only to witness with her own eyes what she viewed as justice leveled against the onetime king of must-see TV.

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  • As Comey testifies, Trump will address religious conservatives
As Comey testifies, Trump will address religious conservatives

Two days after firing Comey last month, Trump called him a "showboat" in an interview with NBC News . Trump was asked about his message for Comey as the president welcomed Republican congressional leaders to the White House on Tuesday.

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  • Stanley Cup Final: Predators' Game 4 victory draws big-time ratings
Stanley Cup Final: Predators' Game 4 victory draws big-time ratings

That deficit is no more. Game 5 is Thursday night at PPG Paints Arena at 8:00 PM ET. Nashville head coach Peter Laviolette, however, stuck with his No. A Nashville fan also heaved a dead catfish onto the ice in the waning stages of Game 1 at Pittsburgh . With the exception of the Sydney Crosby breakaway goal, the only score by Pittsburgh on th...

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  • In Montreal speech, Obama warns about appeal of authoritarianism
In Montreal speech, Obama warns about appeal of authoritarianism

Obama's comments set a different tone than Trump , who campaigned on an "America First" message and has called Americanism his "credo". Montreal's business leaders said they have given Obama "carte blanche" to discuss whatever he believes is important during his first appearance in Canada since speaking to Parliament in June 2016.

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  • Cosby's accuser says she was drugged, groped; 'I was frozen'
Cosby's accuser says she was drugged, groped; 'I was frozen'

McMonagle, though, said during Monday's opening statements that none of these accusations was true and that there was no dinner with friends, Constand and Cosby spoke on the phone 72 times after the alleged assault and that Constand had been alone with the comedian before the alleged assault during a visit to his Foxwoods Resort Casino hotel room...

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  • 12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee
12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

She is taking home this huge cup and a prize money of $40,000 (more than 25 Lakhs). Kudos, Ananya. We are all proud of you. She added that it's language of origin was "gibberish". She spelled 35 words correctly. The pair was the last two of the first 291 spellers from the competition. Her favourite sport is basketball, and she is a Golden State W...

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  • Mom lets snake bite infant daughter in Facebook video
Mom lets snake bite infant daughter in Facebook video

The video showing the child's face-to-face encounter with the snake has since been pulled from Facebook and the Highlands County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident, according to WFTS . " So he's very harmless ". The woman added that she was teaching her daughter to steer clear of snakes, just as she learned to do from her father ...

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  • California and China Sign Deal for Clean Technology
California and China Sign Deal for Clean Technology

Despite some Republicans saying the Paris Agreement would hurt the US economy, some business leaders and analysts disagree with Trump's withdrawal. "He has retired from the foreign service", said Anna Richey-Allen, a spokeswoman for the State Department's East Asia Bureau.

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  • Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact today
Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact today

Lewis pointed out that Trump ran as a deal maker who promised to put American priorities above all others, and also notes that Obama's climate agenda would have caused six million Americans to lose their jobs if we were to see it through. Responding to shouted questions earlier on Wednesday from reporters in the White House Oval Office where he met...

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  • Voters to pick party nominees in state legislative races
Voters to pick party nominees in state legislative races

Rullo said voters in New Jersey who want to drain the swamp still have a few hours to vote and urged them to pull the drain on eight more years of the Chris Christie administration. Steven Oroho, who was a sponsor of legislation that resulted in a 23-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike previous year, faces a challenge from William Hayden, whose slogan i...

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  • DeVos still refuses to say if she'd punish LGBTQ discrimination
DeVos still refuses to say if she'd punish LGBTQ discrimination

Roy Blunt, R-Mo., the subcommittee chairman, told DeVos. "The outright elimination of several large formula grant programs - like the 21st Century Learning Centers - I think will be all but impossible to get through this committee". She said she believed in the power of markets to help parents make appropriate choices for their children, and said...

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  • Woman goes on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself
Woman goes on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself

It's a type of drug known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. However, defense attorney, Joseph Cataldo , painted a starkly contrasting picture of Carter . The defense lawyer said their relationship was mostly limited to texting and phone calls, despite the pair living about 40 miles apart. According to the text messages presented at...

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"Bathroom bill" continues to bedevil Texas politics

Greg Abbott . A short time later, Patrick faced reporters to point the finger of blame at his Republican counterpart in the House - Speaker Joe Straus . The disagreement hinges on an arcane process called "sunset", in which lawmakers periodically review state agencies and decide to either phase them out or keep them open.

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  • Pressure builds on Senate Republicans struggling to write health care law
Pressure builds on Senate Republicans struggling to write health care law

As in the House bill, the Senate is considering a per-person spending limit, known as a per-capita cap. Key questions remain about how the GOP will phase out the Medicaid expansion as well as how they can will structure tax credits to help Americans purchase their health insurance under a Republican health care plan.

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  • Comey expected to refute Trump, sources say
Comey expected to refute Trump, sources say

Rarely do congressional hearings garner a national audience, but Comey's appearance is expected to be viewed by tens of millions of Americans on television and online. Several times during the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's personal email server past year, for example, Comey made decisions without the Justice Department's knowledg...

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  • Donald Trump, Jr bashes London Mayor, supports Dad
Donald Trump, Jr bashes London Mayor, supports Dad

Following Saturday's terrorist attack in London , the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan , has faced a barrage of condemnation from President Donald Trump over comments the mayor made during a television interview the day after the incident. "The FAKE [mainstream media] is working so hard trying to get me not to use Social Media", tweeted Trump. ...

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  • Texas governor signs texting-while-driving ban into law
Texas governor signs texting-while-driving ban into law

Abbott said the Lege won't consider any other initiatives until that bill "pass [es] out of the Senate in full", at which point he plans to return 19 other items for consideration, including a number of education-based initiatives: teacher salaries, practices for teacher hiring and firing, school finance, and school vouchers for students with disab...

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  • Scott Vetoes Hit House Projects
Scott Vetoes Hit House Projects

Eager to gain a greater understanding of the medicinal benefits and potential risks associated with medical marijuana , State Sen. This week's special legislative session on education and economic-development funding seemed Tuesday to be on the verge of collapse before it even began, with Senate and House leaders trading barbs and facing a tight...

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  • Trump blocking Twitter critics raises First Amendment concerns
Trump blocking Twitter critics raises First Amendment concerns

The institute argues that by blocking the accounts, Trump has suppressed their speech by denying them the ability to follow the president on Twitter and has limited their ability to view his tweets, or learn which other users follow his Twitter account.

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  • Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers
Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

At some point, he encountered an employee, who later told investigators that Neumann pointed a gun at her and told her to get out. Neumann had a minor criminal history that includes marijuana possession, DUI and a misdemeanor battery charge, Demings said.

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  • Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor
Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

After Saturday's attacks in the London Bridge area that claimed seven lives, for example, Trump panned the mayor for telling the public there was "no reason to be alarmed" by the atrocity. Khan's statement on Sunday morning condemned the attack and gave a number of details about what had happened and what measures were being taken in response.

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  • Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey Gubernatorial Primary
Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey Gubernatorial Primary

Guadagno (gwah-DAH'-noh) told reporters she was "humbled" after voting in Monmouth Beach. "I got the feeling the lieutenant governor might be at a disadvantage because of Christie's unpopularity". Guadagno on Tuesday also warned that Murphy will increase taxes. The Democractic primary victor will seek to tie the Republican nominee to Christi...

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  • 2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse
2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

She said the office has completed its investigation. As the criminal investigation has now concluded, it appears that property owner Chor Ng has escaped criminal culpability for the fire, despite reports she was warned that the building's electrical system was outdated and risky and did not take action.

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  • Couple who believe in prayer healing charged in baby's death
Couple who believe in prayer healing charged in baby's death

The medical examiner called Oregon City police after he left the home and asked for a welfare check on Evelyn. Idaho's faith-healing exemption dates to 1972 and several bills have been presented to lawmakers over the last few years, but Idaho has repeatedly declined to lift the exemption.

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  • Five-star 2018 quarterback Justin Fields decommits from Penn State
Five-star 2018 quarterback Justin Fields decommits from Penn State

Recruiting is a long game, which was proven again Tuesday night. That should be a rather critical piece of the 2018 recruiting puzzle, because Fields - categorized as a dual-threat quarterback - has a substantial amount of offers. Florida, Auburn , and Alabama are also pursuing, while Georgia may get more involved. But holding onto some of the c...

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  • President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns
President Trump lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns

Christopher D. Horton, an Oklahoma National Guard sniper who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011, and Army Maj. In his remarks, Mr. Trump acknowledged Homeland Security Secretary Gen. "We stand in awe of your son and his courageous sacrifice", Trump told David and Rose Byers, the parents. "Special, special people", he added. The playing of "T...

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  • Trump denounces 'horrific attack' on London
Trump denounces 'horrific attack' on London

His remarks at the annual fundraising event for the historic theater were his first public. "Londoners will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days". Dan Rather explained how Trump's tweets weren't the only self-inflicted black eye for America. But Warner said President Donald Trump could be going against...

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  • Trump won't block Comey testimony, White House says
Trump won't block Comey testimony, White House says

The White House said today (June 5) it would not try to block Comey from testifying before the Senate panel, as some reports had suggested, and the hearing is expected to go forward as planned. Comey's appearance will be carried on live television. Executive privilege is a presidential power that stems from the idea that the commander-in-chie...

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  • Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times
Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times

Trump has called an FBI investigation into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation a "witch hunt" created to undermine the legitimacy of his 2016 election win. Blumenthal: With respect to the investigation, I'm going into the Trump associates ties to the Russian meddling. Separately, a group of supporters rallied near the Whit...

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  • Trump won't block Comey from testifying
Trump won't block Comey from testifying

Comey, who was abruptly fired by Trump last month, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Legal experts have also said that the president likely undermined his ability to assert executive privilege by publicly discussing his dealings with Comey in tweets and interviews.

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  • US Navy SEAL member killed after parachute malfunction
US Navy SEAL member killed after parachute malfunction

Coast Guard and the Jersey City Fire Department marine unit". The admiral offered no further explanation about the cause of the accident except to say the parachute "malfunctioned". The US Navy said Monday the weekend death of a member of its skydiving team was due to "an equipment malfunction, though the specific nature and cause is now unknown"...

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  • White House won't block Comey's testimony
White House won't block Comey's testimony

The Senate Intelligence Committee announced last week that Comey will testify in an open hearing on June 8, his first official government appearance since Trump unexpectedly fired him last month. Some critics of Mr Trump have said that such a request, especially given that he later fired Mr Comey, could be interpreted as an obstruction of justice...

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  • Man charged in sucker punching of man with cerebral palsy
Man charged in sucker punching of man with cerebral palsy

According to a police report of the incident, Baker was inside a 7-Eleven on the 200 block of South High Street when he saw the 22-year-old victim enter the store. The district attorney's office said investigators got a tip about the suspect's location and eventually tracked him to the Clarion Hotel in Exton.

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  • Trump tweets thanks to US service members
Trump tweets thanks to US service members

Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche and Ricky John Best were stabbed to death in Portland, Ore., as they tried to stop Jeremy Joseph Christian from harassing two women, one of whom was wearing a hijab. Joining Trump was Vice President Mike Pence , who earlier played host at his residence to more than 200 motorcycle riders as part of Project Hero, an o...

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