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Local Maryland eliminates Huskers from Big Ten Tournament
Author: 0 Maryland eliminates Huskers from Big Ten Tournament

However, the winning streak would come to an end when Minnesota topped Iowa, 9-3, in the semifinal game. Then, he hit A.J. Lee in the back to force Gum in and break the tie. Nebraska finished with 12 hits - but just one came with a runner in scoring position. In the fifth, Iowa extended its lead with a two-out rally started by Whelan's single.

Author: 0 Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate agreement next week

The delay provided opportunity for G-7 leaders and Pope Francis to press Trump to honor the U.S.'s environmental commitments. Trump's lack of a decision after three days of contentious private debate and intense lobbying by other leaders came even as the six other G-7 nations reaffirmed their commitment to cutting planet-warming emissions in a joint statement issued Saturday afternoon.

Local House Intelligence Committee to subpoena Flynn documents
Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee to subpoena Flynn documents

However, earlier this week, fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn said he would not and would instead plead the fifth to avoid incriminating himself. Brennan testified before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill on May 23, and gave account to date of the scale of effort to combat Russian operations trying to affect the outcome of 2016 elections.

Local All-clear given to Newark Airport after suspicious package found
Author: 0 All-clear given to Newark Airport after suspicious package found

The suspicious package was found at Terminal A of the airport in Newark , New Jersey, at around 4.45pm, authorities said. Police said travelers should expect delays. K-9 units and local police were also on the scene. A Port Authority police officer looked into the bag and saw that it "looked like a pressure cooker", the source said.

Author: 0 UVA comes up short during first game in the ACC Tournament

ACC Player of the Year Brendan McKay had two hits, including a solo homer a day after hitting a grand slam and pitching Louisville to victory over Notre Dame. "We understand we have to play each game like it's our last and we're embracing that and playing really loose". Busby hit a two-run homer in the third inning and added a RBI double an inning later to help the eighth-seeded Seminoles (38-20) reach their third straight ACC title game.

Author: 0 Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's security adviser, dead at 89

Brzezinski helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the West. Once an advocate of US escalation in Vietnam, he gradually came to put more emphasis on the need to be diplomatically and politically supportive of nationalist aspirations in developing countries.

Author: 0 McMaster 'Not Concerned' With New Reports About Jared Kushner, Russia

McMaster says that in general, "we have back channel communications with a number of countries" and doing that "allows you to communicate in a discreet manner". Officials familiar with intelligence on contacts between the Russians and Trump advisers said so far they had not seen evidence of any wrongdoing or collusion between the Trump camp and the Kremlin.

Author: 0 Trump says climate change decision next week

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met one-on-one with Donald Trump Saturday on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Sicily, where the US president has been clashing with other leaders over climate change and free trade. And some are starting to question the chances for tax reform. The G-7 leaders had better luck finding agreement on the other problematic topic at the summit, trade.

Local Democrats see hope for 2018 in thin GOP victory in Montana
Author: 0 Democrats see hope for 2018 in thin GOP victory in Montana

The incident took place Wednesday, the day before the election, when witnesses said Gianforte slammed to the ground a reporter who was asking him questions about the Republican health care bill. That's the widest gap since Pew started asking the question in 1985. Jacobs grabbed Greg's wrist, and spun away from Greg, pushing them both to the ground.

Author: 0 We deserve better health care

The American Health Care Act would eliminate Obamacare's taxes, which would mean nearly $1 trillion in tax cuts, mainly for the wealthy, according to The Associated Press. About 90 percent of Douglas County residents receive the advanced premium tax credit, averaging $486. The AHCA would also leave 23 million Americans without healthcare insurance over the same period.

Author: 0 Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's national security adviser, dies at 89

The Polish-born strategist became a lightning rod for criticism over the roles he played in the Iranian hostage crisis, a broad but unrewarding diplomatic confrontation with the Soviet Union, and Carter's innovative but unevenly implemented human-rights policy.

Local 232 pitches! UCLA freshman goes the distance
Author: 0 232 pitches! UCLA freshman goes the distance

Softball is not baseball, and there is no clearer way to prove that point than UCLA pitcher Rachel Garcia's last couple of days. That win enabled the Bruins to top MS in the Super Regional, winning two games of the best-of-three series, which advanced them to the Women's College World Series.

Local Report says Trump son-in-law Kushner sought secret line to Moscow
Author: 0 Report says Trump son-in-law Kushner sought secret line to Moscow

US President Donald Trump is preparing to set up a " war room" in the White House to address the issues arising one after another on Russia's relations with members of his election campaign, government officials said , as well as people who are close to the US President.

Author: 0 Trump says to decide position on Paris climate deal next week

French President Emmanuel Macron also chimed in on the climate issue, praising Trump's "capacity to listen". The new French president, a centrist, told reporters that "I saw a leader with strong opinions on a number of subjects, which I share in part - the fight against terrorism , the willingness to keep our place in the family of nations - and with whom I have disagreements that we spoke about very calmly".

Author: 0 Trumpcare version 2: Just as bad or worse

Brooks announced earlier this month that he would run for the U.S. Senate in the upcoming special election. Many people in states that under the bill could permit slimmer benefits and higher premiums for customers with pre-existing conditions "would face substantial increases in their out-of-pocket costs ", the report said .

Author: 0 Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports

The meeting also was attended by Michael Flynn , who later became Trump's national security adviser. It is also not clear whether Mr Kushner engaged with Mr Kislyak on his own or with other Trump aides. Weeks later, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced to recuse himself from the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation after it was revealed that he had not disclosed during his confirmation process meetings he had with Mr.

Author: 0 Trump, May other leaders at G7 sign agreement against Internet terrorism

In a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump warned anew about the threat posed by North Korea. Abe adds, "there is a danger it can spread like a contagious disease". Climate is another hard nut of the summit agenda, considering Trump administration's reluctance to stick to the commitments of the Paris Climate Deal, which has put it at odds with the European Union and other major allies.

Local Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill
Author: 0 Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill

But reaction from Republicans has been relatively limited. GOP aides and senators said privately they thought some differences were narrowed at the meeting but they also thought Cornyn was trying to spin some momentum for the bill, which has appeared stalled because of the sharp ideological and policy divisions in the GOP conference.

Author: 0 Trudeau to address free trade, climate at G7 summit

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an agreement recognising the landmark Paris climate accord at a meeting of Arctic nations in Alaska on Wednesday (10 May) but said President Trump was not rushing to decide whether to leave or weaken US commitments to the pact.

Local President Donald Trump Takes His Peace Mission To Israel
Author: 0 President Donald Trump Takes His Peace Mission To Israel

Greenberg and Hoenlein concluded: "This incident underscores the awful damage caused by serial UN resolutions, including UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (of December 2016), denying the more than three thousand years of the Jewish connection to Israel and the holiest sites in the Jewish religion, which the Trump Administration has said it will work to reverse".

Local Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech
Author: 0 Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

Students who left told The New York Times that they were expressing opposition to the Trump administration's policies and also registering their disagreement with Pence's stances toward gay people and Syrian refugees. Some members of the crowd cheered the walk-outs, while others booed the students who marched out of the gates of Notre Dame Stadium during the school's 172nd commencement.

Author: 0 Trump scolds European leaders who react by snickering

The other members have committed to the goal by 2024. After the next 24 hours of meetings, the president returns to Washington on Saturday. On Thursday, President Donald Trump went to NATO headquarters in Brussels , where he had a series of awkward encounters and gave a speech that seemed to have the United States' NATO allies either snickering or worrying.

Local Donald Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 Donald Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement

The report calculates that merging growth and climate agendas could add one percent to average economic output in G20 countries - which account for 85 percent of global GDP, and 80 percent of Carbon dioxide emissions - by 2021. Senate Democrats encouraged President Trump to remain a part of the Paris Climate Agreement during a press conference on Wednesday. Ever since he left the Middle East, Trump has been reminded how important the issue is to US friends in Europe.

Local European Union says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'
Author: 0 European Union says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'

First and foremost, on counterterrorism. White House spokesman Sean Spicer , when asked about Trump moving past Markovic, said he had not seen the video but assumed the U.S. But while the Europeans greeted Trump warily, tens of thousands gathered in Berlin to hear his predecessor and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discuss democracy and global responsibility at a Protestant conference as the country marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Local Group of 7 Meeting Ends Without Agreement on Climate Change
Author: 0 Group of 7 Meeting Ends Without Agreement on Climate Change

The leaders had left before the protest began. "The failure of the G7 Summit in Sicily can only cause more suffering, increase deaths at sea, perpetuate appalling reception conditions for migrants and refugees and justify inhumane deals that outsource migration management to unsafe countries".

Local Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill
Author: 0 Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill

Those concerns were echoed by group after group, including AARP , the American Hospital Association , the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Association of American Medical Colleges and the March of Dimes . The American Health Care Act would eliminate Obamacare's taxes, which would mean almost $1 trillion in tax cuts, mainly for the wealthy, according to The Associated Press.

Author: 0 G-7 leaders reach impasse on climate, urge cyber crackdown

But Parolin, the Vatican's secretary of state, did make a direct appeal in a broader meeting with the president and his top aides. In the first hint of a potential bromance between Trudeau, who is 44, and Emmanuel Macron , the boyish-looking 39-year-old French president elected a few weeks ago, the two men had a breezy first meeting together Friday.

Author: 0 Statue of Liberty in a life jacket at G-7 protest

The signing ceremony was broadcast live in the summit's press center. The leaders of Britain , Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the USA and Italy will be joined by representatives of the European Union and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as well as teams from Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria and Tunisia during the summit from May 26 to 27, 2017.

Author: 0 Storms take deadly turn in march across the country

Forecasters warned of another round of powerful storms on the horizon. Also, a tornado struck a rural area in western Oklahoma , leaving damage in its wake but no immediate reports of injuries. "There were six to eight trailers in a row, now there's nothing there but debris", the sheriff said. He estimates the park had around 50 homes. "It was just chaos".

Local There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill
Author: 0 There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

Prior to Obamacare these services typically were not covered. This week the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Republican health care bill known as American Health Care Act . The possibility of something close to the AHCA becoming law - unlikely, but still possible, given the intense pressure to get this legislation done so the GOP can move on to tax reform - looks more negative than ever for these companies.

Author: 0 Knox wants to bring more Americans to Wentworth for the BMW PGA

The greens are running pure but they're also pretty slick and will continue to firm up as the week goes on, as the sun bakes them out and that will suit the better putters like Donald. The £5million renovation programme started just eight days after Chris Wood's victory previous year, with all 18 greens stripped of their old turf and reseeded with a new type of grass.

Author: 0 Combating Terrorism: G7 leaders sign joint declaration

The agreement came during the meeting of the group in Taormina, Sicily. British Prime Minister Theresa May was filmed thanking peers for the support received following Monday's attack on the Manchester Arena after a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in which 22 people died.

Author: 0 G7 communique acknowledges split with US on climate

This year's summit will span Friday and Saturday, with scheduled sessions covering foreign policy about cybersecurity, terrorism , trade, climate and migration. Anxious about Trump's tendency to make things worse for himself with unscripted remarks, the White House staff has kept the president a safe distance from journalists for most of the trip.

Author: 0 Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

I just knew him as the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have. Brzezinski also helped in the normalization of USA relations with China in December 1978, when the two countries established formal diplomatic relations for the first time.

Author: 0 Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week

Group of Seven leaders on Friday signed a statement against terrorism at the G7 summit in Taormina , Sicily but the issue of climate change was suspended while US President Donald Trump took time out for further reflection. The U.S. pledged to reduce its annual greenhouse gas emissions in 2025 by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels, which would be a reduction of about 1.6 billion tons of annual emissions.

Local Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement - Italy's PM
Author: 0 Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement - Italy's PM

Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial USA leadership is in supporting worldwide efforts. Leaders from the world's major industrialized nations have gathered in Sicily for a meeting, which is likely to expose deep divisions between US President Donald Trump and the other G7 nations.

Local European leaders make sales pitch to Trump on Climate
Author: 0 European leaders make sales pitch to Trump on Climate

They did not elaborate. Joni Ernst next Saturday. President Trump and Ivanka Trump have both postponed meetings with consultants about the agreement. KEITH: National Security Adviser H.R. "Look, as you know from the USA, there's very strong views on both sides". By requiring action by developed and developing countries alike, the agreement ensures a more balanced global effort, reducing the risk of competitive imbalances for USA companies ...

Local Trump arrives in Sicily ahead of Group of Seven summit
Author: 0 Trump arrives in Sicily ahead of Group of Seven summit

One man toted his groceries through the crowd, and two little girls in white T-shirts were waving at the leaders. The European Union also attends. On the major security questions due to be addressed - Syria, Libya and North Korea - there is broad agreement among the G7 countries, although the importance of each varies.

Local G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer
Author: 0 G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

After that conversation, Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn said the president's views are "evolving" and that he feels "much, much more knowledgeable" after the conversation with world leaders. The official also said that aides in the White House are directly involved in the talks. Host Paolo Gentiloni, the prime minister of Italy , said the group was also inching closer to finding common language on trade, a contentious issue between Trump - elected on an "America First" platform - ...

Author: 0 Trudeau and Trump expected to talk NAFTA in brief G7 chat

Officials acknowledge the summit, one of the shortest in the body's history, is effectively about damage limitation against a backdrop of fears among U.S. "Maybe less sentimental. But I think we can find a common position with the United States". He will also participate in a meeting with African nations, including Niger and Tunisia.

Local US gets more time to consider Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 US gets more time to consider Paris climate agreement

Trump has been waiting to make a final decision about whether to withdraw from the accord until after he returns home to Washington this weekend. While Trump is demanding that the world's wealthiest nations to do more to fight terror, he's also listening to their urgings about the need for the U.S.to remain in the sweeping Paris climate agreement.

Author: 0 Manchester bombing: 10 remain in critical condition

Of the 64 injured, 20 are in a critical condition. Police issued a strongly worded statement late on Wednesday after the New York Times published photographs of the crime scene where a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert. It said the database was built around a longstanding US-British system. According to a New York Times report , two USA officials - one current and one former - said Trump shared the intelligence supplied by Israel in the fight against Islamic State ...

Author: 0 Trump scolds allies for 'not paying their fair share'

President and myself - that we have a common position, common opinions about Russian Federation", said Tusk. Trump has publicly scolded some of America's most loyal allies for not paying their fair share of NATO's defense initiatives. Although he has since softened his tone in phone calls and meetings with Western leaders, Trump's sharp words on Thursday recalled his awkward meeting with Angela Merkel in March, when he pressed the German chancellor for Germany to meet NATO's military ...

Author: 0 New Montana rep apologizes to reporter he allegedly 'body-slammed'

Gianforte's prospects might take a hit , though, after he was cited Wednesday for misdemeanor assault stemming from a scuffle in which the candidate purportedly "body slammed" a reporter asking a question. "I'm sick and exhausted of you guys", Gianforte said in the recording. "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him".

Author: 0 'Controversial' Climate Change Talks Don't Lead to G7 Consensus

Cohn, even as he said the president would be open to hearing from his European and Canadian allies, told AFP that the Obama administration's climate commitments "would be highly crippling to the USA economic growth". The White House did not disclose the meeting ahead of time, and officials offered no comment after it was announced by the Canadians. Merkel said that Trump's criticism was "not really something new".

Author: 0 Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over intel leaks on Manchester bombing

The images showed shreds of a blue Karrimor backpack, metal screws and nuts, the remains of a strong battery, and the apparent hand-held detonator with wires coming from it. "We are determined to identify these leaks and to stop them". The de-escalation suggests confidence that a wave of counter-terror operations against attacker Salman Abedi's suspected network has stifled any imminent threats.