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Local Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open
Author: 0 Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

Djokovic has won 26 of their previous matches while Nadal last beat the Serbian in the 2014 French Open final. The 12-time Grand Slam champion beat Spanish wildcard Nicolas Almagro 6-1 4-6 7-5 to set up a tie with Feliciano Lopez or Gilles Simon .

Local US reports another drop in arrests at Mexico border
Author: 0 US reports another drop in arrests at Mexico border

The number of apprehensions is generally seen as an indicator of overall flow: the more people who are apprehended, the more people likely also made it across undetected. The 47-year-old Arizona woman was arrested and turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Apprehensions of undocumented immigrants by the United States on its border with Mexico reached a 17-year low in April, according to data released by the CBP.

Author: 0 Long Beach mayor Robert Garcia pleased with visit from Olympic Committee

LA2024 and Paris will have two more major opportunities to showcase their bids when they make presentations to the International Olympic Committee at the Lausanne headquarters in July followed by the all-important final presentation at a Congress in Lima, Peru ahead of the September 13 vote.

Local Comey's termination may fasten up Russia investigation: WH
Author: 0 Comey's termination may fasten up Russia investigation: WH

If you've been missing your daily dose of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, it's because President Donald Trump's chief spokesman has been serving the country in another way: He's been on Navy Reserve duty. They said Trump was prompted by a scathing memo written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , only to acknowledge Trump had been planning to fire Comey regardless of the recommendation.

Author: 0 Trump launches commission to probe alleged voter fraud

Commission members' views on elections are well known and have been discredited as political ideologues with unsafe agendas. Elections officials in several states, however, reported no instances of widespread fraud. Senator Patrick Leahy has alleged that the commission is yet "another malicious effort" to undermine the voting rights of millions of Americans across the country.

Local Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing
Author: 0 Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing

That means Spicer will not be the one to address the many questions surrounding Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, as well as the FBI investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Sean Spicer assembled a handy list of bad things Democrats said about James Comey and hurried to make a statement to the warm, welcoming arms of Fox Business.

Local Michael Flynn subpoenaed for docs by Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Michael Flynn subpoenaed for docs by Senate Intelligence Committee

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday dismissed former acting Attorney General Sally Yates as President Trump's "political opponent". "I believe they're now emboldened to continue such activities in the future, both here and around the world, and to do so even more intensely", he said.

Author: 0 Tom Price Defends Pre-Existing Coverage in GOP Health Plan

Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Boston. The confidence was shared by Trump himself, who tweeted Sunday "Republican Senators will not let the American people down!" Such a scenario would then force the House and Senate to work together to forge a compromise bill that both houses can support.

Author: 0 Four Dead in Ohio Nursing Home Shooting

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said the suspect was from Utica, about 25 miles north of Kirkersville , and that his vehicle was discovered at a nearby truck stop. Peter Van Runkle, the head of the state trade association representing nursing homes, told the Dispatch that Pine Kirk caters to "the forgotten members of society".

Author: 0 White House: Trump's morning tweets about Comey 'not a threat'

US President Donald Trump has warned fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey against leaking material to the media. McCabe also called the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election "highly significant"-a statement that differed from Sanders' comment that the investigation is " probably one of the smallest things that they've got going on their plate".

Local White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'
Author: 0 White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

Former acting attorney-general Sally Yates , a Barack Obama appointee sacked by Mr Trump early in his presidency, took the stand alongside former director of national intelligence James Clapper during Monday's hotly anticipated three-hour hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Author: 0 Texas Cop Who Shot And Killed Teen Has Been Fired

The police department, which originally misstated key aspects of the story, said officers responded to a 911 call about "drunken young people", entered a house party, heard gunshots outside, exited the residence to investigate, issued verbal commands toward a auto leaving the scene, and then Oliver fired his rifle into the vehicle, striking Edwards.

Author: 0 Mulvaney: A 'Good Shutdown' Would Prove Trump's Point About Dysfunction

Earlier on April 7, Senate Republicans voted to end the filibuster on Supreme Court nominees after a historic change to the congressional body's rules, allowing them to confirm Justice Neil Gorsuch with only a majority vote. At a White House briefing for reporters later Tuesday morning, Office of Budget and Management Director Mick Mulvaney said that one of the wins for Trump in the just-concluded round of budget negotiations was keeping the government open.

Author: 0 GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'

This week, 42 percent of respondents said they'd vote for a generic Democrat for Congress, and only 36 percent said they'd vote for a generic Republican. "I'm lucky, and I could just go on the school's plan, but I'd have to pay for things like, well, women's exams and birth control, and the costs for my prescriptions would probably go up", Noll said.

Local Don't be scared, be prepared: Tick season is here
Author: 0 Don't be scared, be prepared: Tick season is here

Despite the severity of the condition, Jacobs' camp said there is a general lack of public awareness of Lyme and tick-borne diseases, which creates two significant challenges. Avoiding tick habitats can be hard but there are plenty of ways - such as always walking in the middle of maintained trails - to limit tick encounters.

Author: 0 New Orleans begins to remove second Confederate monument

The Jefferson Davis monument is now gone, but removing the base of the statue is posing some trouble for workers. Administrators from Morris Jeff have complained in recent weeks about armed Confederate supporters protesting the removal of the monument.

Author: 0 School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

Should it show something that would force her to amend the death certificate, the case could end up in the hands of prosecutors. Attorneys for Gabriel Taye's mother say she didn't learn of the bullying until attorneys received a copy of a homicide detective's email to school officials describing an attack that was caught on a surveillance camera.

Local Sessions Cracks Down: Reverses Obama-era Sentencing Guidelines
Author: 0 Sessions Cracks Down: Reverses Obama-era Sentencing Guidelines

Sessions, who was a US attorney in Alabama before becoming senator, is well known for his hardline tough-on-crime views . A new memo from Sessions instructs prosecutors to "charge and pursue the most serious offense" in any given case, which will likely lead to longer prison sentencing, The Washington Times reports .

Author: 0 San Antonio Spurs/Houston Rockets Game 6 Analysis, Series Recap

Asked if Harden was injured, D'Antoni said, "He's been battling that cold, but nothing I know of". The Western Conference finals begin Sunday in Oakland. D'Antoni, who helped Houston to a 14-game improvement in his first season, believes the Rockets might have been worn down by dealing with a team that lacks a clear weakness to exploit.

Author: 0 Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in deadly 2015 derailment

Kline said on behalf of the Jacobs family and the families of the other victims. Eight people died in the accident and more than 200 were injured. On Friday, the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office filed charges against Brandon Bostian, including eight counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count of causing or risking a catastrophe, and numerous counts of reckless endangerment.

Local Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy
Author: 0 Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

The move is needed to address a rise in violent crime in cities across the country, Sessions said , tying it to drug use and saying the new policy "promotes respect for our legal system". "They're going to have to build more prisons", said L. George Parry, a former federal prosecutor who works at a Philadelphia law firm. Statistics show 46 percent of inmates were jailed for drug related reasons .

Local Foul play not suspected in 2 deaths in Central Park waters
Author: 0 Foul play not suspected in 2 deaths in Central Park waters

A decomposed body of a man in his 20s or 30s was found Tuesday in Central Park reservoir on the northwest side of the park. Investigating officers believe the man, who is yet to be identified, may have drowned because it didn't appear he had suffered any visible physical trauma.

Local As farmers worry, Agriculture Department will promote trade
Author: 0 As farmers worry, Agriculture Department will promote trade

President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York, Nov. 30, 2016. Johnathan Hladik, with the Center for Rural Affairs, says the new plan would water down the programs aimed at spurring economic growth in rural areas. Highlighting the need for a climate of mutual respect and tolerance, Perdue added, "I expect each and every USDA employee to uphold their fellow Americans' First Amendment freedoms".

Local Paul Ryan to take questions from high school students
Author: 0 Paul Ryan to take questions from high school students

WASHINGTON (CNN ) - House Speaker Paul Ryan deflected the question Friday when asked about the firing of former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump's related tweets this week. Ryan says he has no response to Pocan holding the town hall in his conference and feels his constituents are getting enough time to be heard. U.S.

Local President Trump Threatens Fmr. FBI Dir. James Comey
Author: 0 President Trump Threatens Fmr. FBI Dir. James Comey

One obliterates the last of any credibility of Trump's surrogates, and the other raises serious questions about whether the House should initiate impeachment proceedings. "I think that there are times when you more [often] than not read a story where someone's trying to pull apart one word, one sentence, and say "aha" and make it a "got you" thing", he said.

Local White House: Yates was a 'political opponent of president'
Author: 0 White House: Yates was a 'political opponent of president'

Yates was removed by the White House as acting attorney general on January 30 after instructing the Justice Department not to enforce the president's controversial executive order banning entry into the United States by those from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Author: 0 Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

Many of them are highly pessimistic about the outlook for patients and health care providers. She also said, however, that Isakson would "not be supportive of legislation that fails to ensure affordable coverage for those with pre-existing conditions ".

Author: 0 Arizona police: Woman switched flour for formula

Laplante may be facing further charges; detectives are still looking into any returns she may have made. One child had to be treated at the hospital after digesting the tainted formula. "We checked all the other brands of baby formula to make sure there wasn't any other tampering just as a precaution", the spokesperson said. From TPD: 30-year-old woman arrested for allegedly replacing infant formula w/flour, other substances.

Author: 0 School says Ohio boy never said he was bullied

Video allegedly shows the 8-year-old being assaulted in a bathroom at Carson Elementary School in Ohio. Was there a connection between what happened in the bathroom and Gabriel's suicide? A GoFundMe page was set up for Ms Reynolds to help with funeral costs and support, which raised more than US$7000 (NZ$10,000).

Author: 0 LA produces compelling Olympic transport plan: IOC

They took International Olympic Committee members to a baseball game and treated them to Dodger dogs. LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman said the International Olympic Committee met with representatives of both bids in Denmark at the SportAccord Convention last month to explain that process.

Local John Kasich Says GOP Health Care Bill Is 'Inadequate'
Author: 0 John Kasich Says GOP Health Care Bill Is 'Inadequate'

She also restates her opposition to any bill that denies Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood but pointed to several other concerns with the House bill, including whether it offers affordable coverage for people with preexisting conditions.

Author: 0 Mormon Church Will Withdraw From Boy Scouts' Programs For Older Teens

But the organization has been grappling with declining membership for years and has enjoyed an unusually close bond with the Mormon church for more than a century due to their shared values. However, the Cub Scout and Boy Scout program now meet the "development program needs" for boys 8-13, according to the church. The Church also considers it a sin for LGBTQ people to act on their desires , expects LGBTQ Mormons to heterosexually marry or remain celibate for life and, if they enter ...

Local Former LA County sheriff gets 3 years in prison
Author: 0 Former LA County sheriff gets 3 years in prison

U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson, in remarks from the bench before handing down Baca's sentence, faulted Baca for refusing to accept responsibility and shifting the blame for the criminal actions of which he now stands convicted. Baca is being sentenced Friday, May 12, 2017, for obstructing a federal investigation into abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.

Author: 0 President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded

Clapper said his practice is always to defer to the director of the FBI "on whether, when and what to tell me about a counterintelligence investigation". "You have to remember, these agents have families they need to support", the former official said. In addition to the Friday morning tweet barrage, Trump called Comey, who was leading the FBI's Russian Federation probe, a "showboat" and "grandstander" in the NBC interview , and contradicted the timeline of the firing outlined by his aides ...

Local Clapper says he wasn't aware of FBI Russia probe
Author: 0 Clapper says he wasn't aware of FBI Russia probe

He also said that Yates' assertions about Flynn weren't clear the first time she came to the White House. Reviewing the situation. They informed the president right away after they were informed of her giving us a heads up. Another theory argues that certain forces want to press Trump to give more concessions to his political opponents in exchange for relief from this scandal.

Local New Orleans removes Jefferson Davis statue
Author: 0 New Orleans removes Jefferson Davis statue

Historic societies in New Orleans sued to block the statues' removal, but an appeals court ruled the monuments belonged to the city and therefore the city had power to remove, but not destroy, the statues. The first memorial to be removed was an obelisk commemorating the Battle of Liberty Place , which was pulled down last month. Carl Burkhalter, 61 and white, who said he lives not far outside New Orleans and who stood among the Confederate sympathizers Wednesday night, said he had once ...

Local Officer Among 3 Killed in Nursing Home Shooting: Sheriff
Author: 0 Officer Among 3 Killed in Nursing Home Shooting: Sheriff

The gunman, 43-year-old Thomas Hartless, and employees Marlina Medrano and 48-year-old Cindy Krantz, were found dead inside. Two nursing home employees were also shot and killed, along with the shooting suspect. The shooting closed down the main street in the village, which was flooded with police officers from several surrounding agencies and with ambulances.

Author: 0 Trump warns Comey over media leaks

Trump's firing of Comey already has left him with the dubious distinction of being the first president since Nixon to fire a law enforcement official overseeing an investigation tied to the White House. Earlier, Mr Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, was criticised for holding a press briefing to which only selected media organisations were invited.

Author: 0 Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman

The gunman was found dead with the employees. "Very unfortunate tragedy", Thorp said. The police chief, who had only been chief for about three weeks, arrived at the nursing home shortly before 8 a.m., the Dispatch noted. The village of about 500 residents is roughly 25 miles east of Columbus. Authorities say a police officer was wounded amid reports of a shooting at an OH nursing home.

Author: 0 Dead, Including Police Chief And Suspect, After Shooting At Ohio Nursing Home

Authorities identified the gunman as Thomas Hartless, 43, of the nearby village of Utica. Authorities have identified the gunman and two nursing home employees who died during a shooting at an OH nursing home. The incident was reported at Pine Kirk Care Center , WSYX reported. "We don't know the cause or the goal or what drove this individual to do this", Thorp said, adding that was being investigated.

Local Yates says she warned White House that Flynn could be 'blackmailed'
Author: 0 Yates says she warned White House that Flynn could be 'blackmailed'

The president's national security adviser, she said, had lied to the vice president about his Russian contacts and was vulnerable to blackmail by Moscow. It was not just a political concern, Yates replied. And Yates was very clear about her intentions. Yates' warning about Flynn capped weeks of concern among top Obama officials, former officials told the AP.

Author: 0 Ram pickup air bags can fail in rollover; 1 death reported

As a remedy, the company will reprogram the software in affected vehicles at no charge. The cause of the recall was a malfunctioning safety sensor that is "potentially" linked to one crash-related death and two injuries. According to FCA, a failure in the activation of these safety systems would result in a warning light on the dashboard. In the event of the software error code, the problem could temporarily be addressed by turning the vehicle off and then on, the company said.

Local SU men's lacrosse coach sees parity on eve of NCAA tourney
Author: 0 SU men's lacrosse coach sees parity on eve of NCAA tourney

The Quakers forced ten turnovers in the first half alone, while also going a flawless 12-for-12 in clear opportunities. Jenna Collins scored two goals while O'Sullivan dished off two assists as Navy opened the second half by outscoring the home team 5-1 to take the largest lead of the game at 10-6.

Author: 0 AG Jeff Sessions' sentencing memo could hurt the wrongfully convicted

This change, announced by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions , reverses lighter sentencing rules established under the Obama administration. There are many critics of this policy, including one who now shares the same boss as Sessions: former Texas Governor Rick Perry, current Secretary of the Department of Energy.

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies

Sessions' approach is almost the exact opposite taken by the Obama Administration, which instructed prosecutors to do their best to avoid triggering mandatory minimum sentences when charging some low-level, non-violent drug offenders. "It is an ideologically motivated, cookie-cutter approach that has only been proven to generate unfairly long sentences that are often applied indiscriminately and do little to achieve long-term public safety ...

Author: 0 Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead

The police chief reportedly had been on the job for just three weeks and had six children . As deputies cleared the building, residents and employees were found barricaded in several places, Thorp said. Flowers and flags appeared in an impromptu memorial outside the village police hall. None of the 23 residents at the facility are believed to have been injured.

Author: 0 Police Officer Shot as Man Opens Fire in Ohio Nursing Home

Multiple people were hospitalized after a shooting was reported Friday morning near an OH nursing facility. Mr Thorp said Mr Disario was a father of six children with a seventh child on the way. At least some residents were moving out of the nursing home, authorities said. The village of about 500 residents is roughly 25 miles (39 kilometers) east of Columbus .

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