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Local 2016 list: Most popular baby names in New Hampshire
Author: 0 2016 list: Most popular baby names in New Hampshire

In Louisiana, Liam was the name most frequently bestowed on boys, with 276 little Liams. Does your baby's name make the cut? Here's a list of the most popular baby names for Ohio . According to the Social Security Administration , Kehlani rose 2,487 spots on the girls' list from number 3,359 in 2015 to number 872 in 2016. For the boys, Kylo soared 2,368 spots, coming in at number 901 in 2016.

Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee to The FBI: Give Us The Comey Memos

Neil Eggleston, former President Barack Obama's White House counsel during the last years of his administration, responded similarly. The latest accusation claims that President Trump illegally shared classified information with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov .

Local In The Poconos, Reaction To Times Square Tragedy
Author: 0 In The Poconos, Reaction To Times Square Tragedy

Rojas was also charged with drunken driving in 2008 and 2015, according to New York City police. "Based on the information we have at this moment, there is no indication that this was an act of terrorism", de Blasio said at a press conference at W.

Author: 0 Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Found Dead at 52

A full autopsy report was not yet completed Thursday afternoon. It is believed Cornell died within an hour of leaving the venue. TMZ has confirmed with police that a family friend had to force his way into Cornell's hotel room, where he then found him with a band around his neck.

Local Sen. John Cornyn among candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Author: 0 Sen. John Cornyn among candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director

If nothing else, Comey's firing reinforces the need for a Watergate-style congressional committee, or a 9/11-style commission, to investigate the Russian connection, and a special prosecutor to deal with any related criminal issues. "Regardless of recommendation I was going to fire Comey". According to the White House, one of the many reasons Comey was sacked was because he failed to stop sensitive leaks of information to the media.

Local Putin offers transcript to prove Trump did not pass Russia secrets
Author: 0 Putin offers transcript to prove Trump did not pass Russia secrets

But Comey did meet for a dinner January 27 at the behest of the President, where sources said Trump asked if he was under investigation and sought a pledge of loyalty. The memo, read by an anonymous source, was about Comey's meetings with President Trump. Democrats pointed out that Ryan had called for Democrat Hillary Clinton to be denied classified briefings after Comey concluded previous year that she was careless in how she handled classified information over her email accounts.

Local 1 dead, 19 injured after auto crashes into Times Square crowd
Author: 0 1 dead, 19 injured after auto crashes into Times Square crowd

NYPD stated that Richard Rojas , the suspect and Bronx resident, had been arrested back in 2008 as well as 2015 for driving drunk. The driver was taken into custody and being tested for alcohol. "If you didn't know her, you might think she's reserved or shy", school principal Eric Alburtus said. The mayor said Rojas was a former member of the U.S.

Local Fallen Dallas officers honored on Police Memorial Day
Author: 0 Fallen Dallas officers honored on Police Memorial Day

A memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Hancock County Courthouse in Bay St. Louis will remember five law enforcement officers killed in that county. Across the US, police departments have taken part in National Police Week , which allows citizens the opportunity to honor America's law enforcement community.

Local 3 hurt after Ferris wheel fall in Washington state
Author: 0 3 hurt after Ferris wheel fall in Washington state

The three people were all in the same cart on the Ferris wheel ride, when it abruptly flipped, sending the three people up in the air heading backwards towards the ground, according to Bill Beezley, with the East Jefferson Fire Department. A crew with Washington State's Labor and Industries department is investigating whether a part detached from the ride. The Oregon-based company runs carnivals through the Northwest.

Author: 0 Tulsa police officer acquitted in death of unarmed black man

At least four of the 12 jurors, which comprised eight women and four men and included three African-Americans, were reported crying when they left the courthouse. Demonstrators later marched to the Mayo Hotel where Shelby was believed to be staying. "Betty Shelby murdered my brother", Tiffany Crutcher , center, said after officer Shelby was acquitted in the death of Terence Crutcher .

Local Crypto outbreaks linked to swimming (and poop!) on the rise: CDC
Author: 0 Crypto outbreaks linked to swimming (and poop!) on the rise: CDC

Infections occur when swimmers ingest water contaminated by diarrhea from a person infected by Cryptosporidium or Crypto , a parasite that is notoriously hard to kill. This as a new survey finds 25-percent of adults would swim within one hour of having diarrhea. It's unclear whether the number of outbreaks has increased or whether better surveillance and laboratory methods are leading to better outbreak detection.

Local President Trump to meet 4 candidates for post of Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Author: 0 President Trump to meet 4 candidates for post of Federal Bureau of Investigation director

He has said he could name a director before he departs. And asked if Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-independent senator from CT was a top candidate, Trump said yes. McFarland as deputy national security adviser. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Democratic Sen. President Trump and his inner circle don't know how to judge Lieberman's past as a Democrat and independent.

Local An 18-Year-Old Was Killed in New York City's Times Square
Author: 0 An 18-Year-Old Was Killed in New York City's Times Square

A auto plowed through pedestrians in Times Square in New York City Thursday around lunch time. He reportedly told officers he had smoked synthetic marijuana before charging into the bustling tourist destination, where 18-year-old Alyssa Elsman had been visiting with her mother and 13-year-old sister.

Local Trump interviews 4 candidates for post of FBI director
Author: 0 Trump interviews 4 candidates for post of FBI director

Joe Lieberman Wednesday afternoon to replace fired FBI Director James Comey. Current senators who served with Lieberman will be loathe to push back hard against his appointment, because he was deservedly well liked and widely respected in that body.

Local With 'tapes' tweet, Trump evokes Nixon's White House
Author: 0 With 'tapes' tweet, Trump evokes Nixon's White House

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer spoke to reporters Friday during the White House daily press briefing. "It's good to be back with you", Spicer said before introducing Gen. The No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, Richard Durbin, slammed the president after Friday's tweets, telling MSNBC that the president is "dangerous because he may be obstructing justice in terms of the investigation.

Local Donald Trump Considering Joe Lieberman To Lead FBI
Author: 0 Donald Trump Considering Joe Lieberman To Lead FBI

Those set to meet with the president are: acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe; former Oklahoma Gov. During the 2016 presidential election, he endorsed former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Among their concerns was Lieberman's past praise of Michael Flynn, Trump's first national security adviser, who was sacked in February after misleading officials about his talks with Russian officials.

Local THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief
Author: 0 THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief

The pledge came at a meeting between a senior North Korean foreign ministry official and diplomatic representatives from four Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam and Laos, over its latest test of a new ballistic missile. The missile flew 489 miles on a trajectory reaching an altitude of 1,312 miles, KCNA said. But on Tuesday, a North Korean diplomat defended its recent missile test-launch, telling the UN Conference on Disarmament it was a legitimate act of self-defence under global ...

Author: 0 Trump denies that he requested Comey end investigation into Flynn

The latest blockbuster revelation came this week from fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Comey in a private memo he wrote after an Oval Office meeting with the president in February. Asked whether he urged Comey to ease up on the Flynn investigation, Trump said at a news conference, "No, no", before ordering the media to move on to the "next question".

Local House shifts national health-care attention to the Senate, says Jonathan Bernstein
Author: 0 House shifts national health-care attention to the Senate, says Jonathan Bernstein

One proposal from a Republican congressman may have swayed some undecided members in favor of the bill - the amendment would add $8 billion over five years to cover insurance for people with pre-existing conditions . The plan is backed by President Donald Trump. Perhaps the cruelest twist of this bill is that it will use most of the $1 trillion over ten years which would have gone to provide health care and health coverage to low- and middle-income Americans to provide tax cuts for the ...

Local China willing to mend ties with South Korea, Xi tells special envoy
Author: 0 China willing to mend ties with South Korea, Xi tells special envoy

Yang made the comments in a meeting with Seoul's envoy to China Lee Hae-chan, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Such moves underscore a willingness on the part of China's Communist Party leaders to fan the flames of anti-South Korea sentiment, said Korea expert Sung-Yoon Lee of Tufts University in MA.

Local Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, decries 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, decries 'witch hunt'

On Thursday, Trump denied trying to influence the investigation by sacking Comey. Trump, who fired Comey last week, says that didn't happen. According to Wittes, Comey was "disgusted" when Trump gave Comey a hug during a White House visit for a ceremony honoring law enforcement officials that worked Trump's inauguration.

Local Two Senate panels seek Comey memos, Intel wants testimony
Author: 0 Two Senate panels seek Comey memos, Intel wants testimony

Trump said, so that he can focus on issues like jobs, the military, and health care. As FBI director, he was accustomed to hours-long oversight hearings before Congress covering a wide range of topics. presidential election, and possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russia. "The documentation of Mr. Trump's request is the clearest evidence that the president has tried to directly influence the Justice Department and F.B.I.

Local Crash kills two on plane that flew from Hanscom
Author: 0 Crash kills two on plane that flew from Hanscom

The crash has been referred to the Federal Aviation Administration for investigation. Video from the crash showed smoke billowing in the air. The plane struck a building, but no one on the ground was injured. The FAA said in a statement that investigators were en route to the scene and the cause of the crash was unknown. A police officer walks near the site of a deadly small plane crash near Teterboro Airport in Carlstadt , NJ, just west of New York City, Monday, 15 May, 2017.

Local Jones County recognizes Peace Officer Memorial Day
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Trump also signed a memorandum for recognizing Peace Officers' Memorial Week and Police Week. "The names of more than 21,000 men and women who wore the uniform grace the Memorial walls, and they deserve all the recognition this day bestows on them".

Local Trump administration triggers launch of NAFTA renegotiations
Author: 0 Trump administration triggers launch of NAFTA renegotiations

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will send the long-delayed formal notice to Congress that the administration plans to reopen NAFTA on Thursday, the publication said. Under the agreement, the USGC said USA agricultural exports to Canada and Mexico have tripled and quintupled, respectively. Republican Senator Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Finance Committee, said on Thursday he was confident the administration and Congress could strengthen the trade deal and preserve ...

Local Brazil crisis deepens with probe of president, top senator
Author: 0 Brazil crisis deepens with probe of president, top senator

Demonstrators protest against Brazil's President Michel Temer in Sao Paulo, on May 17. Mr Temer's office said he had never requested payments to Mr Cunha, and called for a full investigation into the allegations. Crowds also gathered outside the presidential palace chanting "Fora Temer " ( Temer out ). The scandal is the latest shockwave from the wider " Car Wash " graft probe ripping through Brazilian politics, involving vast bribes and embezzlement.

Local Roger Ailes, fired Fox News chairman and political strategist, dies at 77
Author: 0 Roger Ailes, fired Fox News chairman and political strategist, dies at 77

Ailes died at 77, his wife said in a statement Thursday morning. I loved him like a father, ' Smith told Huffington Post in an article about a post-Ailes Fox News . "Today, America lost one of its great patriotic warriors", Hannity said on Twitter . In a tweet on Thursday, Bush said, "He wasn't ideal, but Roger Ailes was my friend & I loved him".

Local Donald Trump warns fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey over leaks to media
Author: 0 Donald Trump warns fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey over leaks to media

In the termination letter to Mr Comey, Mr Trump thanked him for telling him "three times" that he personally is not under investigation for collusion with Russian Federation during his 2016 campaign. Rosenstein's memo mentioned Comey's mishandling of last year's investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Author: 0 1 dead, 25 injured in Barron County

Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters late Tuesday that the storm destroyed 40 homes and severely damaged up to 75 others. At least two dozen of the 50 or so trailers were damaged at the Prairie Lakes Estates trailer park in Chetek, Wisconsin , where a 46-year-old man was killed.

Author: 0 President Trump Denies Asking Comey To Scuttle Flynn Investigation

The Senate Intelligence Committee, which has its own investigation of alleged Russian election interference, also wants Comey to appear in closed and open session. Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation. Charles Grassley of Iowa and ranking Democratic Sen.

Local Kaufman opens Kingsmill Championship with 70
Author: 0 Kaufman opens Kingsmill Championship with 70

Thompson's 6-under score matched her second-best round of the season. She started to gain momentum by hitting a birdie on No. 1 (her 10th hole) and put together a stretch of six birdies in seven holes. "Not only did I get to skydive, but I got to jump with Navy SEALs, who are the most elite members of our military", said the world No. 5. "Words can't describe the feeling".

Author: 0 Trump to join Pence in disclosing 2016 financial information

I don't feel an iota of sympathy for Pence. At the start of the administration, the vice president publicly defended Flynn against allegations that he had discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador to the US before Trump's inauguration. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. If you put every Congressional Republican on truth serum, Trump's approval rating wouldn't be much higher than Elizabeth Warren's.

Local New Orleans: Next Confederate statue falls to cheers, jeers
Author: 0 New Orleans: Next Confederate statue falls to cheers, jeers

Gen. Robert E Lee's monument is next. Landrieu called for removing the monuments in the emotional aftermath of the 2015 massacre of nine black parishioners at a SC church. Times-Picayune (http://bit.ly/2rqKQWv ) quotes Blanchard as saying the statue of P.G.T Beauregard had always been a sore spot with him. The executive director of the Beauvoir Estate in Biloxi, Tom Payne, said it only makes sense for the Jefferson Davis monument to end up there, and the museum would take the rest if the ...

Local One dead as man drives car into crowd on Times Square
Author: 0 One dead as man drives car into crowd on Times Square

A speeding auto struck sidewalk pedestrians in New York City's Times Square on Thursday killing one and injuring several others, multiple outlets are reporting. "It was wonderful. We were in the middle of Times Square and people started running", Wood said. When Long went outside and looked in the direction the vehicle had gone, she saw at least six people lying on the ground, including a woman lying face-down with blood pouring from her head.

Author: 0 Kotel Visit Key Part of Trump's Trip to Israel

But the global community does not recognize Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem, which is also home to sensitive Christian and Muslim holy sites. Now an Israeli official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to Buzzfeed News , has said the President's leak confirmed his country's "worst fears".

Author: 0 GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

Cornyn was in serious contention to replace ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, setting off a scramble and speculation around the state over who might succeed him in the U.S. Cornyn, who the officials say was intrigued by the idea and initially interested, ultimately withdrew from consideration after a number of his colleagues said they believed Trump should shy away from picking a GOP politician.

Local Graham not sure Comey can still testify
Author: 0 Graham not sure Comey can still testify

The first tweet , about Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama's allegedly " illegal acts ", was strangely deleted and reposted three hours later. Despite initially opposing appointment of an independent counsel, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that the development "helps assure people and the Justice Department that they're going to go do their jobs independently and thoroughly, which is what we've called for all along".

Local Officer Not Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Tulsa Man
Author: 0 Officer Not Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Tulsa Man

At that rally, Crutchers family called for one concrete change: For city leadership to block Shelby from returning to her job. "This is a tough pill to swallow". "I don't know what was in the mind of that jury, how they could come to that conclusion", he said. Crutcher's family, who maintain that the shooting was unjustified, accused the police of using the drug possession to deflect attention from the fact that Crutcher was unarmed when police shot him, The Associated Press ...

Local Answers from Yates, more questions for White House
Author: 0 Answers from Yates, more questions for White House

Prior to her testimony, former Obama administration officials told multiple media outlets that President Obama directly warned President-elect Trump against hiring Flynn during their face-to-face meeting in November. At issue is whether Flynn improperly indicated to Kislyak the Trump administration would ease or reverse economic sanctions former President Barack Obama had imposed on Moscow in retaliation for Russian interference in the USA presidential campaign.

Author: 0 The House Oversight Committee is inviting Comey to testify

On May 9 President Trump fired FBI Director Jim Comey, spurring many who had suggested previously that Comey should be fired, to make an about face suggesting that Trump's firing of Comey was further evidence of a Russian Federation conspiracy.

Author: 0 WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning freed from prison

Former president Barack Obama commuted the final 28 years of Manning's 35-year sentence in the final days of his second term in office. Friends and family have organised a campaign to raise funds for Manning on her release, which has so far collected more than US$147,000 (€132,242).

Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Committee Wants FBI's Comey Memos

Authorities said Russian Federation meddled in November's election to benefit Trump. Flynn, who ended up being fired from the position after just 24 days, is at the center of a sprawling federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election.

Author: 0 Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation

Flynn's work on Turkey's behalf at the same time that he was Trump's principal foreign policy adviser was not publicly known until March, when he belatedly filed as a foreign agent with the Justice Department almost a month after he'd left the Trump administration.

Local At Least 2 Dead, Dozens Injured After Tornadoes Hit Wisconsin, Oklahoma
Author: 0 At Least 2 Dead, Dozens Injured After Tornadoes Hit Wisconsin, Oklahoma

One person is confirmed dead in Barron County along with 25 injured after a tornado hit. Windows blew out and devastation turned many lives upside down as an EF-2 rated tornado barreled down on them. Everybody wants to help". Lightning blew siding and bricks off a home in Lincoln and a funnel cloud was spotted about 40 miles southwest of the city, near Exeter, but no damage was reported.

Local Good Question: Do Tornadoes Hit Mobile Homes More Often?
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He said he and his wife drove away to safety and returned just after the twister left the area to find the park in ruins. A strong area of rotation within a thunderstorm was detected on radar in Southeast Polk County, Wis., around 4:40 p.m.

Author: 0 Despite Comey firing, still no need for 'independent counsel'

Whoever is selected for the position will face intense scrutiny from Democrats and Republicans and will be responsible for overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, along with the typical responsibilities of managing an agency of over 35,000 employees.