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Local Melania and Ivanka Trump Forego Headscarves in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Melania and Ivanka Trump Forego Headscarves in Saudi Arabia

The Trump administration's deal includes tanks, helicopters, combat ships, Patriot and THAAD missiles, radar and communications, and cybersecurity technology. Drive them out of your communities. Trump's remarks came in a meeting with dozens of regional leaders who gathered in Riyadh for a summit with Trump and Saudi King Salman .

Local With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz
Author: 0 With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz

And by the second time in front of the grandstand, Always Dreaming was almost nowhere to be found, a well-beaten eighth before an announced crowd of 140,327 on a cool, cloudy day at Pimlico Race Course. Even that wasn't right. Falter he did. Badly. Other closers looking to pounce are Gunnevera (10th in the Derby), Hence (11th in the Derby) and new shooters Multiplier, Senior Investment and Term of Art .

Author: 0 Trump told Russians firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure

Trump's decision to fire Comey last week. The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats that firing the "nut job" Federal Bureau of Investigation director had relieved "great pressure" on him . Republicans on Capitol Hill hoped the same, reasoning that the appointment of a special counsel could free them to work on a major tax overhaul - and other matters - without constant distractions.

Local Flynn kept security clearance post warning of Russia blackmail risk
Author: 0 Flynn kept security clearance post warning of Russia blackmail risk

On paper, the hearing was supposed to examine how the Russian government tried to influence the 2016 election. And the White House also has blamed President Obama, whom they say originally vetted Flynn, and never mind that Obama also fired Flynn, and then explicitly and personally warned Trump about Flynn.

Local President Trump condemns 'Islamist extremism' in Arab capital
Author: 0 President Trump condemns 'Islamist extremism' in Arab capital

Instead, he used the term "Islamist extremism", which refers to Islamism as political movement rather than Islam as a religion, a distinction that he had frequently criticized the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama for making. Trump's presidential campaign was frequently punctuated by bouts of anti-Islamic rhetoric. As the participants laughed, Mr Trump responded: "I agree".

Local N. Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say
Author: 0 N. Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say

According to the JCS officials, the projectile flew some 500 kilometers, and the South Korean and the USA militaries are analyzing its details including the type and its exact trajectory. However, it still remains unclear whether the missile can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests previous year alone, possibly improving its ability to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles.

Author: 0 Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Addresses Presidential Rumor with Jimmy Fallon

Many are hoping "The People's Champion" will run for president in 2020. Johnson , a registered independent, related how he was "blown away" and flattered by the support. Johnson then expressed confidence he would "get the minority vote" because "everyone just kind of assumes I'm, well , whatever they are". If I let anyone down, it hurt my feelings that they didn't like it.

Local Melania Trump decision on headscarf draws notice
Author: 0 Melania Trump decision on headscarf draws notice

In a major initiative, the US-Arab-Islamic Summit of Riyadh would disassociate "terrorism" from any particular religion, culture, civilisation or region. Laura Bush generally went without covering her head, though she once briefly donned a head scarf she received as a gift. Women are also expected to wear long black abaya robes and cover their hair in public in Riyadh .

Local Radioactive contamination found on Hanford worker's clothes
Author: 0 Radioactive contamination found on Hanford worker's clothes

Further surveying the worker showed no contamination remained. Using leak-detection instruments, WRPS said it did not find liquid escaping the tank. The hole created by the tunnel's collapse has since been filled with clean soil, according to officials. The tunnel was constructed during the Cold War to hold rail cars that were loaded with equipment that had been contaminated during plutonium production.

Local USA plans new Venezuela sanctions as mayhem rages
Author: 0 USA plans new Venezuela sanctions as mayhem rages

That designation means that as of Thursday, the eight magistrates' assets in the U.S are frozen and people in the USA are prohibited from doing business or transacting with them. Treasury Department. Maduro has vowed to resolve his nation's crisis by convoking a special assembly to rewrite Venezuela's constitution. Anti-government protesters make their way to the Interior Ministry, before clashing with National Guards who blocked them in Caracas, Venezuela , Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz Leaving Congress June 30th

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz speaks with reporters at his home Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Alpine, Utah. Chaffetz is now less than six months into his fifth term representing Utah's Third Congressional District, and has served as the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee since January 2015.

Author: 0 Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

The final performance will be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook. The clowns are having their last laughs at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Allegations of animal cruelty have haunted the circus for years, and after those famed elephants were removed last year, the circus' already declining ticket sales tanked.

Local The US Electronics Ban May Expand to Flights from Europe
Author: 0 The US Electronics Ban May Expand to Flights from Europe

The EU and the United States will hold talks next week on a possible U.S. airline ban on carry-on computers amid concerns it could cause massive disruption as the hectic summer travel season gets underway. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the plan, said the primary questions revolved around when and how - not whether - the ban would be imposed.

Author: 0 Talks forestall laptop ban on flights to US

As far as the ban is concerned it's said to be "off the table" for now. The five airports with the largest number of U.S. weekly flights are: London-Heathrow (761 flights), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (353 flights), Frankfurt (291 flights), Amsterdam-Schiphol (242 flights) and Dublin (179 flights), according to the Brussels-based industry group, Airports Council International.

Local Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachment
Author: 0 Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachment

During a news conference Monday afternoon, Green accused the president of obstructing the ongoing investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation and said "the mantra should be ITN: Impeach Trump now". He finally disavowed it a year ago, though in a September HuffPost/YouGov poll , 39 percent of Republicans still said Obama was not born in the U.S., and 28 percent said they weren't sure where he was born.

Local White House Lawyers Are Prepping For Impeachment Proceedings
Author: 0 White House Lawyers Are Prepping For Impeachment Proceedings

Editor's Note: Impeachment is a predominantly legislative process now followed in several dozen countries, including Brazil , South Korea and the Philippines . Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) mentioned, as she has before, the possibility of impeachment Tuesday. "It can not be perceived as an effort to nullify the election by other means".

Local Calls for Brazil's president to resign or be impeached grow
Author: 0 Calls for Brazil's president to resign or be impeached grow

Brazil's political crisis deepened sharply on Thursday with corruption allegations that threatened to topple the. "This does not reduce the political crisis and does not improve Temer's situation", said Paulo Baía, a professor of political science at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, describing the president's strategy as trying to disqualify his accuser and the evidence that Batista provided about Temer.

Local James Comey to testify in public session
Author: 0 James Comey to testify in public session

Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, although a date has not yet been set, according to the committee's chairman, Senator Richard Burr. Trump denied that charge at a press conference on Thursday. In his briefings with lawmakers, Rosenstein said that he knew Trump was going to fire Comey prior to writing the memo in question , according to McClatchy .

Author: 0 Byron Nelson: Sergio Garcia four shots behind leader James Hahn

Fellow American Hahn, 35, who is in line to add to his two PGA Tour titles, struck six birdies in his six-under-par 64 to lead on 12 under, one ahead of compatriot Billy Horschel. The 23-year-old Spieth also missed the cut last week in The Players Championship. Funk maintains 1-shot lead over Parel at Regions Tradition: Fred Funk shot a 2-under 70 on Saturday to hold onto the third-round lead at the Regions Tradition.

Local Prosecutors: Times Square driver wanted to 'kill them all'
Author: 0 Prosecutors: Times Square driver wanted to 'kill them all'

An 18-year-old tourist from MI was killed, and her 13-year-old sister was among the 22 injured. He then made a U-turn and sped along the sidewalk, colliding with pedestrians over the course of three blocks before coming to a halt when his auto hit a stanchion on the northwest corner of 45th Street and Broadway.

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions Enacts New Drug Crime Policy

Exceptions for what can be charged will only be allowed with approval from a US attorney, an assistant USA attorney general or a designated supervisor. The order had been expected from Sessions, a former prosecutor during the height of the US crack cocaine epidemic, who vowed that combating violence and illegal drugs would be the Justice Department's top priority.

Author: 0 Ringling Bros. circus set to take final bow

According to Associated Press the Ringling's parent company, Feld Entertainment , announced in January that it would take its final bow this year. Boss clown Sandor Eke, holding his 2-year-old son, embraces fellow clowns after the red unit's final performance earlier this month in Providence, R.I..

Local Amber alert issued for 1-year-old child
Author: 0 Amber alert issued for 1-year-old child

Authorities believe that Solomon was abducted by 43-year-old Andrea Rhoades, who is his non-custodial mother. He was reported missing Friday evening around 8:30 p.m. The town is in Bartholomew County, between Cincinnati and Indianapolis. The suspect vehicle is a gray 2003 Chevy Blazer, with IN plate number XVK853.

Author: 0 Russian Federation investigation can explore possible White House cover-up; Comey will testify

The first one involves President Trump's conversation with Russia's foreign minister and USA ambassador during their visit to the White House this month. Those, of course, the words of Sean Spicer. He wrote a memo criticizing Comey's handling of last year's investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's handling of classified information, which White House officials initially cited as the sole rationale for Comey's ouster.

Local North Korea fires medium-range ballistic missile in fresh test
Author: 0 North Korea fires medium-range ballistic missile in fresh test

The missile was sacked from an area near Pukchang, in South Phyongan Province, and flew eastward about 500 kilometers (310 miles), said South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff; additional details were not immediately provided. The launches, and a threatened sixth nuclear test, have fuelled tension with the administration of US President Donald Trump, who has vowed that such an ICBM launch "won't happen".

Local Bowie State Student Fatally Stabbed At UMD
Author: 0 Bowie State Student Fatally Stabbed At UMD

He was taken to an area hospital but was later pronounced dead by medical staff. "Right now, what we know is this is an unprovoked incident", university police department spokeswoman Sgt. "Our students deserve to feel safe, and violence on our campuses will not be tolerated". The Bowie State University student was waiting on an Uber with two of his friends when tragedy struck.

Author: 0 President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

Families will also be affected in other ways. The federal funds will be spent over the next 10 years and will be included in Trump's budget proposal, which will be released May 23, Bloomberg reported. A recent study found an estimated quarter of breadwinning moms return to work two weeks after giving birth, regardless of if they're ready. " It's a major step forward, and it's better than zero, which is what parents are guaranteed now ", Jeffrey Hayes, program director of job quality and ...

Local Chaffetz Mum On His Post-Congress Plans
Author: 0 Chaffetz Mum On His Post-Congress Plans

He announced in April that he would not seek re-election and would leave Congress before his term expired. Chaffetz appears to be committed to finishing congressional business before he departs from his seat. "We've completed a lot of investigations too. There's always a laundry list of literally hundreds of types of investigations that are going on", Chaffetz said .

Local Shame on Ryan, House Republicans for foisting the AHCA on Americans
Author: 0 Shame on Ryan, House Republicans for foisting the AHCA on Americans

Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Sunday also called on her Senate colleagues to reject the health care bill. Sen. Todd Young's office did not respond to requests for a comment on the legislation. The new plan eliminates that requirement and gives the decision to the states. On Sunday, he urged Republican senators to not fail the American people.

Local What we know Trump did this week - and why it matters
Author: 0 What we know Trump did this week - and why it matters

Mr Comey has not commented since he was sacked but associates of his said they believed any tapes would validate Mr Comey's side of the story. "The president is an active president". election as "a highly significant investigation ". Later, Sanders said, "We want this to come to its conclusion, we want it to come to its conclusion with integrity".

Author: 0 Protestors Chant Nazi Phrases, Wield Torches Near Confederate Statue In Charlottesville, Va.

The protesters carried torches and have drawn criticism from Charlottesville and University leaders, some of whom have compared it to a Ku Klux Klan rally . Stewart praised Kessler's efforts and posed for a photo on the steps of the Charlottesville courthouse as Kessler delivered a petition seeking to remove Charlottesville City Council member Wes Bellamy from office over the African-American councilman's history of anti-white tweets.

Local Driver in Deadly Times Square Crash 'Heard Voices'
Author: 0 Driver in Deadly Times Square Crash 'Heard Voices'

He didn't enter a plea and was held without bail. Rojas is next scheduled to appear in court on 24 May. Richard Rojas, 26, knocked pedestrians into the air as he sped for three blocks in his burgundy Honda sedan through one of the city's busiest areas on Thursday before crashing into a metal stanchion, the New York Police Department said.

Local Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump
Author: 0 Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump

The next day, Putin said he wouldn't retaliate. News about Flynn's activity comes amid intense scrutiny over his and other Trump associates' potential contacts with Russian Federation. General told a group of friends and supporters at a restaurant in Virginia on 25 April, according to unnamed sources close to General Flynn. Lawmakers in the House and Senate as well as the Department of Justice (DOJ) are intensifying their investigation into the possible collusion of the Trump campaign and ...

Local Body Believed to be Missing Duke Student Found
Author: 0 Body Believed to be Missing Duke Student Found

Confirmation will be available once the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner looks at the body. The 2015 grad of Xaverian Brothers High School had returned home for the summer the week before and was due to start his junior year at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering.

Author: 0 US House Oversight Panel Head Chaffetz To Leave Congress

Chaffetz's letter announcing his resignation did not mention the investigation, focusing exclusively on his decision about wanting to spend more time with family. "And that process is not always the one that's most favorable to guys like me who don't always go along with the establishment". Chaffetz says he's confident other Republican members of the committee will continue his work.

Author: 0 USA launches NAFTA renegotiation countdown

The U.S. can be expected to play hardball when the NAFTA negotiations begin, but its negotiators shouldn't expect Canada and Mexico to accept a deal that is counterproductive to their own economies. As the administration took its first formal step towards Nafta renegotiations, the US Commerce Department launched an investigation on Thursday into Boeing's anti-dumping claims against Canadian rival Bombardier's new CSeries jetliners, drawing a threat from Canada to review a deal to buy Boeing ...

Author: 0 Comey agrees to testify in open Senate Intel hearing

Following the election, Flynn had reportedly discussed with Kislyak the potential of establishing a back channel communication between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that would circumvent the USA national security community, Reuters reports .

Author: 0 Mayor: Statue removal will allow city to heal

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has declared that the Confederacy was "on the wrong side of humanity" as he delivered a speech on the city's decision to remove four Confederate monuments from public view. It's a bronze sculpture of Lee looking toward the northern horizon from atop a roughly 60-foot-tall column. It towered over a traffic circle - Lee Circle - in an area between the office buildings of the city's business district and stately 19th-century mansions in the nearby Garden ...

Author: 0 Tom Perriello outlines his plan to address Confederate statues

Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP). But after white nationalists showed up burning torches in his city, he wants to show that neither he nor his community will be silenced. The crowd was quickly dispersed without further incident, the cops said. During Trump's inauguration on January 20, hundreds of anarchists and anti-fascists were arrested during a black bloc action, in which they covered their faces and clashed with police.

Author: 0 Trump vows to seek solution to violence against police

Flags will be flown at half-staff across CT on Monday in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day. Monday, President Donald Trump honored the nation's fallen police officers and called for "a new era of respect and appreciation for law enforcement".

Local Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas
Author: 0 Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

CDT Tuesday, a tornado touched down southwest of Mclean, Texas. Most of the damage has been caused by tornadoes. "This is a particularly unsafe situation", forecasters said. Also, a tornado struck a rural area in western Oklahoma , leaving damage in its wake but no immediate reports of injuries. A slight risk is to the east of that area up to Stillwater, Ponca City, Shawnee and Ardmore.

Local Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks
Author: 0 Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

It was on the par-5 16th where the real damage was done as he had to take three tee shots on his way to a nine after sending his first two attempts out of bounds. "I'm normally a pretty aggressive player and that's how I played today". "Hopefully, bring that into tomorrow". Thompson had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch and a one-stroke lead over U.S.

Local Penn State Student from Ronkonkoma Charged in Hazing Death
Author: 0 Penn State Student from Ronkonkoma Charged in Hazing Death

One of the students arraigned Tuesday - Becker - was arrested in mid-February on felony drug charges for allegedly selling large amounts of marijuana, according to court documents. In a group message to the brothers, one of them wrote: "Also Tim Piazza might actually be a problem". Students stepped over him, according to the findings.

Local Unknown if Flynn will comply with subpoena
Author: 0 Unknown if Flynn will comply with subpoena

The decision comes as no surprise, legal experts say, given that Flynn would be waiving his constitutional protection against self-incrimination by turning over personal documents to the committee. Texas Republican Mike Conaway and California Democrat Adam Schiff said they will continue to work with the FBI as the investigation moves forward. The committee issued the subpoena last week, seeking "a large number of documents" after Flynn's lawyer informed the panel that Flynn would not be ...

Author: 0 Firing 'nut job' James Comey took off pressure, says Donald Trump

Trump's statement about Comey to the Russians is significant because it "is indirect evidence of his corrupt intent when he fired Comey", Ohlin added. Sean Spicer, Trump's press secretary, did not dispute the account of the Oval Office statements. "By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia", Spicer said.

Local Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays
Author: 0 Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

Girardi was ejected by Barry in the bottom of the fifth inning and elected to protest Barry by covering the entire plate in dirt. "We've got to get him right, " Girardi said. He gave up nine hits in the brief outing and three of them left the yard. Andriese said there was no intent. That was somewhat surprising since no warning had been issued after Dickerson was hit, and Rays manager Kevin Cash questioned the decision, though to no avail.