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Local Storms produce weak tornadoes in SE Minnesota, W Wisconsin
Author: 0 Storms produce weak tornadoes in SE Minnesota, W Wisconsin

The storms that are passing south of our viewing area are showing high winds and heavy downpours. There will be a threat for a few tornadoes with the strongest storms as well. That sun is key to the severe weather forecast this afternoon. Update: May 18th @ 3:20 p.m. "[This] will be the focal point for any kind of storm activity".

Local Lookin At Lee Eyes Preakness Glory After Strong Run in Derby
Author: 0 Lookin At Lee Eyes Preakness Glory After Strong Run in Derby

Since 1983, the Preakness victor has emerged from the Derby in 30 of 33 runnings. A 10-horse field will race 1 3/16ths of a mile at Pimlico in Baltimore , Maryland, in the second leg of U.S. "If the situation presents itself and he's third or fourth or even fifth behind horses , I don't think it'll be an issue", Pletcher said. Encouraged by Classic Empire's impressive demonstration of resolve in the Derby, Casse is anxious for his 2016 champion 2-year-old to do battle with Always ...

Local Stars pay tribute to Chris Cornell
Author: 0 Stars pay tribute to Chris Cornell

Police would not confirm the victim's identity to the New York Times , but said that a white man with the same birthday as Cornell was found in the room with a band around his neck. Audioslave released three albums before disbanding in 2007, as well. In 2011, Cornell was ranked ninth on the Rolling Stone list of the best lead singers of all-time, selected by its readers.

Author: 0 Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden, dead at 52

Trumbo is friendly with a few of Soundgarden's band members. Rock on the Range will be held May 19-21 in Columbus, Ohio. A full autopsy has not been completed yet. " Chris Cornell from Soundgarden died today". Hollywood is in mourning after Chris Cornell , the frontman of Soungarden and Audioslave , passed away at the age of 52.

Local Haley: 'I Believe the Western Wall Is Part of Israel'
Author: 0 Haley: 'I Believe the Western Wall Is Part of Israel'

Rubin says there can be no evenhandedness when it comes to a relationship with Israel compared to the Palestinian Authority, which he describes as "basically the quasi-governmental front for Islamic terrorism". The last communication on the issue was received from Vice President Mike Pence, when he said that the Trump administration was obligated to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , as promised during the election campaign.

Local Yates Blows Smoke ... Still No Fire
Author: 0 Yates Blows Smoke ... Still No Fire

Yates' comments came after former Obama officials revealed that the outgoing president himself firmly warned Trump against naming Flynn as national security adviser, only two days after the November 8 election. Instead, Trump chose to play up former director of national intelligence James Clapper's acknowledgement during the same hearing that he was not aware of any evidence of collusion between the president and Russian Federation, which American intelligence has concluded tried to sway the ...

Local Trump Meeting With Russians Spurs Call for Transcripts
Author: 0 Trump Meeting With Russians Spurs Call for Transcripts

McMaster said the information Trump divulged to the Russians was "wholly appropriate" while speaking to reporters Tuesday. Under federal law, the president has a legal right to declassify information. Perhaps, what makes this piece of news even more earth-shattering is the fact that cooperation between Israeli and US intelligence communities has intensified over the past two decades, even after a report revealed that Israel had been reportedly spying on the United States and that it would ...

Local Oklahoma schools canceling activities ahead of storms
Author: 0 Oklahoma schools canceling activities ahead of storms

At least 50 mobile homes have been destroyed at a mobile home park in Chetek, near Prairie Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin. He said the most destructive tornado appears to have remained on the ground for five to 10 miles (eight to 16 kilometers) near Elk City, which is about 110 miles (180 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City.

Local Stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed; won't open until 2020
Author: 0 Stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed; won't open until 2020

The Rams and Chargers will not move into their new stadium in Inglewood in 2019. The Rams, who played a year ago in cavernous Los Angeles . Rivers would be 38 at the start of the 2020 season. According to contractors, the stadium construction will provide more than 3,500 on-site construction jobs in Inglewood and more than 10,000 jobs by the time it is completed.

Author: 0 One killed, 25 injured as tornado hits Midwest US

The National Weather Service has received scattered reports of tornadoes among the severe thunderstorms rumbling Tuesday afternoon over the Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma, downing power lines and toppling utility poles but having little other effect.

Author: 0 USA police officer not guilty over shooting unarmed black man

Police said Crutcher failed to obey commands, and Shelby testified she thought Crutcher was reaching for something in his SUV. During the trial, prosecutors argued that Shelby overreacted, and pointed out that Crutcher was not acting combative when he was confronted by police, per ABC News.

Local Texas House approves 3 bills loosening gun regulations
Author: 0 Texas House approves 3 bills loosening gun regulations

Greg Abbott previously promoted the legislation on television and said after the bill's passage on Wednesday that he was readying his "signing pen", Fox News reported . State and local officials in Texas have previously clashed over immigration. Perry noted the bill includes protections for victims and witnesses to come forward without declaring their migratory status and said it is on police departments to make sure immigrants understand those protections.

Local Trump tells Liberty grads: 'Never ever give up'
Author: 0 Trump tells Liberty grads: 'Never ever give up'

Further on in the speech , he said, "America has always been the land of dreams because America is a nation of true believers". Trump recently signed an executive order targeting the rule. As for Trump, his remarks stretched over 3,500 words and like most commencement speakers, he spent a large portion dispensing wisdom to the graduates.

Local Trump Announces 'Fast' Replacement for Sacked FBI Director
Author: 0 Trump Announces 'Fast' Replacement for Sacked FBI Director

To make the story very short, when Trump realized the news media was not buying his explanation (only he seems to not understand that his continuous lying about everything has given him zero credibility about anything), he arranged an interview himself with NBC News anchor Lester Holt.

Author: 0 Putin willing to turn over transcript of Trump meeting with Russians

A shift among Republicans was immediately visible. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, meanwhile, said the country "is being tested in unprecedented ways". He and other Democrats said Comey must testify before lawmakers about his conversations with the president. "If the president asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to do something inappropriate, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director should have said "no" and quit", Graham said .

Local Click-It-Or-Ticket Enforcement Campaign
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Seat belts are very effective in preventing total ejections; in 2015 only 1 percent of the occupants reported to have been using restraints were totally ejected, compared to 30 percent of the unrestrained occupants. But the news by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over how the " Click It or Ticket " campaign resulted in less fatalities were highlighted during the promotional event that was attended by Mayor David Turner and members of law enforcement at the University of ...

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning says she's 'figuring out' future

She clearly looked forward to what life might hold for her outside the military prison walls. "Now hunting for private #healthcare like millions of Americans". She wasn't able to flee overseas like Edward Snowden, who in 2013 released documents showing that the NSA was sweeping up U.S. citizens' communications metadata.

Local Man shot by police after striking officer dies
Author: 0 Man shot by police after striking officer dies

Daniel G. Boak, 28, died at the hospital Wednesday evening following the encounter with Arlington police, said police spokeswoman Ashley Savage. Officers caught with up the truck Boak was driving on an offramp to Glebe Road. She would not say how many officers shot at Boak or how many shots were fired. Police say the driver was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Author: 0 House oversight chair seeks Comey memos on Trump

Comey's dismissal sent shockwaves through Washington, with critics accusing the president of trying to thwart the FBI investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the United States election and any Moscow ties to Trump associates. "The Russian investigation is very, very important", Mr. Kasich said, recalling that he had always doubted Mr. Trump's ability to be President. "Don't give in, don't back down, and never stop doing what you know is right".

Author: 0 US governors work Senate as new power brokers in Obamacare repeal

Those are the same four carriers offering coverage in 2017. But of all the adults with coverage for care a year ago, less than five percent were making use of plans offered through state or federal marketplace exchanges. The three-year Obamacare reinsurance program provided about $6.5 billion a year while the AHCA would provide more than $12 billion a year, Blase said.

Local Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting
Author: 0 Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersville Police Department, and two nursing home employees have been killed by a gunman who was later found dead inside the care facility. She also told police Hartless "doesn't like police". The Columbus Dispatch profiled Hartless , painting a picture of a man who was violent with any woman he came into contact with.

Local Trump tweets 'best thing' would be to cancel future press briefings
Author: 0 Trump tweets 'best thing' would be to cancel future press briefings

McCabe said "there has been no effort to impede our investigation to date", but promised to inform the Congress should the White House tries to interfere with the FBI investigation. President Donald Trump on Friday refused to confirm or deny whether he secretly records conversations he has at White House, after he suggested as much in a tweet Friday morning.

Local Two killed in Anne Arundel collision Wednesday
Author: 0 Two killed in Anne Arundel collision Wednesday

Haren Stutman said eyewitnesses told investigators that Murphy, 22, was traveling on Buschs Frontage Road around 1:30 p.m. when she entered Route 50 traveling in the wrong direction with a 11-month-old child in the vehicle. The deceased victim is identified as Laura Ashley Murphy, 22, of Salisbury. The accident impacted the entire region, as officials shut down lanes on both the eastbound and westbound sides of Route 50.

Author: 0 New Orleans Removes Confederate President Jefferson Davis Statue

Some protesters carrying Confederate flags shouted "cowards" and "totalitarianism" as it was removed, the city's Times-Picayune newspaper reported . Protests for and against monuments have increased since April 24 the city brought down the Battle of Liberty Place obelisk, which denoted a victory for a white supremacist group against the Reconstruction police force of New Orleans .

Local One Person Dead When Tornado Hits Near Chetek In Wisconsin
Author: 0 One Person Dead When Tornado Hits Near Chetek In Wisconsin

The first one died when the tornado hit a moveable home park in Wisconsin and the other died when a twister smashed a housing division in Oklahoma . One person in a auto was killed, the station reported, citing an emergency response official. "A$3 t least one entire block of trailers is gone", reported Minneapolis television affiliate WCCO.

Author: 0 Effort to block Confederate statue's removal goes to court

The Canal line will end at White street. The statue coming down today is the Jefferson Davis statue on Jefferson Davis Parkway. Weeks after the city removed the Liberty Place monument - also overnight and cloaked in secrecy - the city has declined to give details on when the monument removals will take place, citing security concerns.

Author: 0 Senators want answers from deputy attorney general on Comey firing

More than a lack of momentum on major policy goals, Trump is said to be seething over the flood of leaks pouring out of the White House and into news reports. "I'm not aware of that", Spicer said. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and others react to FBI Director James Comey's firing. He also faulted the contradictions between him and his press officials over why Mr.

Local Arctic Council Pressures Tillerson To Take Action On Climate Change
Author: 0 Arctic Council Pressures Tillerson To Take Action On Climate Change

REX TILLERSON: We're not going to rush to make a decision. "We're not going to rush to make a decision, we're going to work to make the right decision for the United States". High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic natio. "This is a document that was negotiated with the United States holding the pen". "The Arctic Council will continue to be an important platform as we deliberate on these issues".

Author: 0 Amarillo's Peace Officers Memorial Day Remembrance

Kennedy, the Daily Mail reported. Officers and community members gathered at Hendersonville Church of Christ to honor fallen officers. It is also meant to coincide with the start of National Police Week . A percentage of the money from the plates goes back to the Law Enforcement Memorial Association, which supports families of fallen heroes. The families of officers Smith and Smarr will stay in Washington for several more days, participating in support activities.

Author: 0 Ford Confirms 1400 Job Cuts In North America, Asia

Ford says that it has three priorities in its strategy, aiming to drive profitability and value. " Reducing costs and becoming as lean and efficient as possible also remain part of that work ", Moran said. Ford's share price has fallen some 40 percent since Mark Fields became the automaker's CEO in 2014, even as sales rose. The automaker even committed to ditching plans to build a factory in Mexico that had been under construction after the president criticized it, and instead announced ...

Author: 0 Chaffetz: Oversight Committee will get Comey memo

In the memo, which Comey wrote after a meeting which took place the day following Flynn's resignation, Trump is alleged to have said to the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director: "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go".

Author: 0 Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

FILE - In this May 7, 2014 file photo, Rene Lima-Marin sits for an interview with The Associated Press about the circumstances of his sentencing and incarceration, in a meeting room inside Kit Carson Correctional Center, a privately operated prison in Burlington, Colo.

Author: 0 These 4 People Are Being Interviewed for FBI Director

Comey , he is willing to testify, but wants it to be in public", wrote Peter Baker and Michael D. Shear. Mr. Trump's ominous tweet Friday morning added a new layer of intrigue to his sudden termination of Mr. Lee, however, insisted that Trump was not interfering with the investigation. "There's nothing further to add on that", he said. But the president declined to say whether Spicer would continue in his position.

Author: 0 Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

It was the third of four such monuments to be taken down under a proposal by Mayor Mitch Landrieu that was approved by the City Council more than a year ago. The workers who removed the Beauregard statue around 3 a.m. Wednesday went about their job in face-concealing gear and under the protection of both mounted police and police snipers, according to witnesses at the scene.

Local Jeff Sessions Anti-Drug Crackdown Makes An Enemy of Rand Paul
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Anti-Drug Crackdown Makes An Enemy of Rand Paul

Sessions' memo to attorneys reverses the course taken by Obama's Attorney General Eric Holder in 2013, when he told prosecutors to show restraint in prosecuting low-level nonviolent drug offenders . We spend $34,000 a year to imprison a single inmate, an annual total of $7.5 billion on just the federal prison population. These are drug dealers, and you drug dealers are going to prison.

Local Sheriff: At least 20 injured when tornado hits trailer park
Author: 0 Sheriff: At least 20 injured when tornado hits trailer park

In northern Wisconsin, state emergency management officials are concerned about flooding in Ashland, Trempealeau, Clark and Jackson counties. A sofa sits on damaged trees after a tornado ripped through Prairie Lake Estates trailer home park, just north of Chetek, Wis., Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Author: 0 Rep. John Katko on Comey memos: Congress must learn all the facts

Trent Franks, a conservative Republican from Arizona, casting doubt on Comey's report. Flynn, a retired Army general, was dismissed from his job less than a month into the new administration after misleading Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador regarding US sanctions against Russia.

Local Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man
Author: 0 Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man

Speaking in her own defense during the second week of her trial, Shelby testified that she thought she saw Crutcher reach into his vehicle's window and that her training kicked in. Shelby said during the encounter, she thought about her training, and how she had been instructed not to let a suspect extend their arm if they're reaching into their vehicle, because they could potentially grab a gun.

Local Bernie Sanders: Trump Doesn't Understand Being President
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders: Trump Doesn't Understand Being President

On Tuesday, the The New York Times published a bombshell report that Trump may have told former FBI director James Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation.

Local Louisiana House Tries to Stop Removal of Confederate Monuments
Author: 0 Louisiana House Tries to Stop Removal of Confederate Monuments

He said the measure is problematic in its current form. The monuments could only be torn down following a vote by the public. I believe we must remember all of our history, but we need not revere it, ' Landrieu said in a statement Thursday, according to the site.

Local Students boo DeVos as she delivers commencement speech at historically black college
Author: 0 Students boo DeVos as she delivers commencement speech at historically black college

Jackson stopped his introduction and told those booing, "You don't know her". Numerous standing graduates took their seats, but a few remained standing, prompting Jackson to implore them again to sit down. While at Bethune-Cookman University, DeVos also met with students, educators and community leaders. "I'm grateful for the opportunity to speak with you", DeVos said.

Local Putin willing to hand over transcript of Russian official's meeting with Trump
Author: 0 Putin willing to hand over transcript of Russian official's meeting with Trump

In a press briefing on Tuesday, U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster told reporters that the discussion with Russian Federation was "wholly appropriate". Israel has in the past complained about the United States' inability to safeguard secrets. The Israelis said they had full confidence in the intelligence-sharing relationship with the USA, contradicting reports earlier this year that the Israelis had considered withholding secrets from Trump, at the urging of American colleagues ...

Author: 0 Jury to hear closing arguments in Oklahoma officer's trial

Shelby testified Monday that she feared for her life and thought Crutcher was reaching inside his stalled SUV for a gun. Seconds after someone in the helicopter (perhaps the same individual) said, "I think he may have just been tasered", Shelby fired shots.

Local President Putin ready to provide records of Trump-Lavrov talks
Author: 0 President Putin ready to provide records of Trump-Lavrov talks

He said: 'The President wasn't even aware of where this information came from - he wasn't even briefed on the source or method of this information either'. Al Jazeera's Rory Challands, reporting from Moscow , said: "It's basically power projecting from Putin". "I can not speak for Israel's entire security apparatus, but I would not trust a partner who shared intelligence without coordinating it with us first".

Author: 0 Trump says Russia probe will reveal no collusion with his campaign

Dianne Feinstein wrote Comey on Wednesday. A senior administration official said former Democratic vice presidential candidate and Senator Joe Lieberman, one of those interviewed by Trump, was among the leading candidates. Congressman Erik Paulson of Minnesota tweeted "This is a step forward in restoring public confidence to look in to this matter". "The American people deserve to know the full scope of Russia's activities, including who within the United States may have participated", ...

Author: 0 Could Trump Be Indicted for Obstruction of Justice?

On the other side of the partisan divide, a small but growing number of Democrats are speaking openly about impeachment, arguing that Trump obstructed justice when he asked then-FBI Director James Comey to "go easy" in its probe of Flynn's ties to Russian Federation.