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Author: 0 United States considering extending laptop travel ban worldwide

He is considering the complete ban, as he says that terrorists planning on carrying out attacks are obsessed with trying to take an aircraft down mid-flight, particularly a United States plane, full of USA citizens. He said the department's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) "might and likely will" intensify scrutiny of carry-on luggage as well because travellers are packing more into them to avoid airlines' bag check-in fees.

Author: 0 Trump honours fallen and families in Memorial Day address

In the second, Trump says: "I look forward to paying my respects to our fearless men and women on this Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery later this morning". At the end of the event, the governor signed four veteran-related bills into law on cemetery grounds. "The members of VMP give their all to do these programs and I am just glad to have been a part of it".

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Author: 0 Trump Offers Partnership to Saudi Arabia

The Palestinian issue has at best received some lip service and a few goodwill gestures from Israel under U.S. administration's influence ahead of Trump's meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today. Obama inherited a decades-old US policy of supporting autocratic regimes - like Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and several other Arab monarchies in the Persian Gulf - in exchange for political stability, security cooperation and access to oil.

Author: 0 Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Trump , in his first Memorial Day visit to Arlington as president, specifically paid tribute to Army Specialist Christopher Horton , Special Forces Capt. The president was accompanied to Arlington cemetery by Vice President Mike Pence , Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and General Joseph DunfoChairmanrman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , as well as a slew of advisers and Cabinet members, including veterans' secretary David Shulkin and housing secretary Ben Carson.

Author: 0 Officials, families, veterans marking Memorial Day in Nevada

The veteran's section of the city cemetery saw many visitors. This years' Memorial Day address was delivered by Dr. Rudy Valdez, 2017 Rockford Mayoral Candidate. Crusaders for Veterans CEO and President Kevin Cuttill said, "This is where you really feel the patriotism". Much of Sandoval's roughly seven-minute speech touched on the importance of honoring veterans and their families.

Author: 0 Mother to victims: 'You will always be our hero'

One of the victims of the hate speech is sending her thanks to those who came to her defense, according to KPTV (http://bit.ly/2qq2QEy ). "Our prayers are w/ them", Trump said on Twitter . Hudson quoted one as saying: "You can't get at them like that - they're little girls". The girls were scared and moved to the back of the train while a stranger jumped in to help.

Author: 0 Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack

Witnesses said they had intervened when he started chewing out two teen girls because he was prejudiced against them, and he responded with a violent attack. Mayor Ted Wheeler said Monday that the community is sad and angry, and the rallies are inappropriate and could be unsafe. He had graduated from Portland's Reed College with a degree in economics past year and had just begun his career working at an environmental consulting agency.

Author: 0 Yorktown Remembers the Fallen With Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade

Different than Veterans Day in November, which honors the service of all USA military veterans, Memorial Day is set aside to remember those Americans who died while serving in the country's armed forces. After the trip down State Street, the Legion's honor guard stood out in the rain and held a gun salute at the fire hall. According to the National Archives, over 58,000 Americans died in the Vietnam War.

Local Mississippi State Rep. apologizes for lynching comment
Author: 0 Mississippi State Rep. apologizes for lynching comment

A Mississippi Republican lawmaker has apologized after calling for the lynching of politicians who approve of the removal of Confederate monuments . This "cult" had one goal-through monuments and through other means-to rewrite history to hide the truth, which is that the Confederacy was on the wrong side of humanity.

Author: 0 Chicago area Memorial Day ceremonies honor the fallen

American Legion Commander Kyl Andrews spoke of "A Mother's Pain", reading from the last line of a poem titled "The Raindrops on Your Old Tin Hat", by John Hunter Wickersham, 2nd Lieutenant in the 353rd Infantry 89 division, who died after being wounded, advancing on the enemy in the War of 1918.

Author: 0 German Chancellor Merkel: Europe Can No Longer Rely on US Entirely

Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says Berlin is still committed to strengthening trans-Atlantic relations after Merkel suggested Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S. "But anyone who puts on national blinkers and has no view of the world around him will ultimately get lost".Then at the G7 summit on Friday and Saturday, leaders including Merkel failed to convince Trump to commit to stay in the Paris climate deal.

Author: 0 Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

They fought and they died in the great and noble act of loyalty and love to their families and to our country". "To every Gold Star family , God is with you, and your loved ones are with them", Trump said . President Donald Trump participates in a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery , Monday, May 29, 2017 , in Arlington, Va. Trump decried being "viciously attacked" by the Khans, who are Muslim, and questioned why Ghazala Khan, Humayun Khan's mother, did not speak as she ...

Author: 0 Annual flag placing ceremony at Biloxi National Cemetery

People paid their respects to soldiers who served their country , but also to family members, parents, grandparents and children. Former Utah guardsmen now governor, Gary Herbert, says it is the least that we can do to honor our veterans.

Author: 0 Tornadoes tear through Texas, Oklahoma Wisconsin: 2 dead

Damage from a tornado that struck Elk Grove, Okla., on Tue., May 16, 2017. The Storm Prediction Center received 29 reports of tornadoes and 115 reports of wind damage from the long line of storms. The weather service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma , says the greatest risk of tornadoes is in western Oklahoma and the eastern Panhandle of Texas with a slight chance of tornadoes extending from southern Texas across the western half of Oklahoma through Kansas, Nebraska, ...

Local Hundreds come out to North Augusta to remember fallen horoes
Author: 0 Hundreds come out to North Augusta to remember fallen horoes

In 1971, Memorial Day was declared a national holiday by an act of Congress, celebrated on the last Monday in May. "We all was there, and the ones that come home were lucky, and the ones that didn't come home, we honor them". We need to teach our children that freedom isn't free. Harris said she knows people are here for different reasons but believes her family is not the only ones thinking of her son.

Local Jared Kushner doesn't seem to like his new job all that much
Author: 0 Jared Kushner doesn't seem to like his new job all that much

President Trump also declined to endorse the Paris climate accords on Saturday, ending his first foreign trip much as he began it: at odds with several of his nation's allies and under a cloud of questions back home about his ties to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 3 new names added to Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall

She told 22News he served in World War II as a navigator and was a prisoner of war for nine months. The fearless men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces make the selfless decision every day to stand up for our nation's ideals and protect our freedoms.

Author: 0 Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

We share our prayers and sympathies with their families and loved ones, recognizing with gratitude that when our nation called, these courageous heroes answered with their lives. "They made their sacrifice not for fame, or for money, or even for glory, but for country". "Special, special people", he added. Trump first placed a wreath in Arlington at the Tomb of the Unknowns a day ahead of his inauguration.

Author: 0 Republican Wins Montana Special Election Despite Assault Charge

With that context, is it really surprising that Gianforte ended up winning Montana's special election anyway? House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin denounced the attack and called on Mr Gianforte, 56, to apologise. As the glowing bruiser took his victory lap and addressed his supporters, he did take a moment to acknowledge the incident, telling the cheering crowd that, "Last night, I learned a lesson".

Local Alexander Gustafsson proposes in the octagon after UFC win
Author: 0 Alexander Gustafsson proposes in the octagon after UFC win

Gustafsson said as the Stockholm crowd erupted in approval. Top-ranked Alexander Gustafsson , fighting in his hometown, knocked out Glover Teixeira at 1:07 of the fifth round to set up a potential title shot against the victor of the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier championship fight in July.

Author: 0 Teen targeted in deadly hate crime attack in Portland breaks her silence

The three men were allegedly stabbed by Jeremy Joseph Christian after coming to the defense of two Muslim women Christian was harassing. Destinee Mangum, one of the girls Christian was abusing, told Fox 12 Oregon KPTV: "I just want to say thank you to the people that put their life on the line for me.

Local Jason Chaffetz Resigning From Congress
Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz Resigning From Congress

Jason Chaffetz while Utah's governor and legislators are tussling over whether the state needs to pass emergency laws for a special election. He has undergone some big changes the past 18 months, and the reality of spending more than 1,500 nights away from his family over eight years "hit me harder than it had before".

Local Baltimore mayor eyes removal of Confederate monuments
Author: 0 Baltimore mayor eyes removal of Confederate monuments

New Orleans has taken on this issue. Pugh's decision to revive the city's inquiry into removing the statues will likely be met with protest. Former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed a special commission in 2015 to study what to do with Baltimore's four Confederate-era monuments.

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Author: 0 Macron's party seen on top in French parliament election - polls

Mr Macron walks down the path heading straight towards Mr Trump, but at the last moment swerves to greet Ms Merkel, the head of the Western military bloc, and other leaders. While Macron reportedly sought to convey strength with the handshake, he spoke fondly of Trump on Saturday after a Group of Seven summit in Italy, praising the USA president's "capacity to listen".

Author: 0 Memorial Day still has unique objective for vets, pols

Three years after the end of the Civil War, Maj. Congress made the holiday official in 1971, but the practice dates back to the 1860s, when it was known as Decoration Day , an occasion for decorating the graves of Civil War soldiers. All of this makes clear that the infant Trump administration has enormous work to day to restore Memorial Day as a day set aside for honoring those who fought for the liberties and freedoms which that nation embraced, until now.

Local What do we celebrate on Memorial Day?
Author: 0 What do we celebrate on Memorial Day?

Decoration Day, as it was originally called, started after the Civil War to honor both Union and Confederate soldiers who died while serving in the armed forces. Each year, Harford County, which has lost its share of courageous souls to war, holds ceremonies that last Monday in May in the three incorporated towns - Aberdeen, Bel Air and Havre de Grace.

Author: 0 Europe can't rely on US, says Merkel

US President Donald Trump meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017. "I felt it myself in the last few days", said Merkel at a campaign rally in Munich . She believes relations with America "are a strong pillar of our foreign and security policy, and Germany will continue working to strengthen these relations", her spokesman Steffen Seibert said Monday.

Local Takuma Sato holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indianapolis 500
Author: 0 Takuma Sato holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indianapolis 500

Hunter-Reay had led 28 laps and was a strong contender late. Takuma Sato became the first Japanese victor of the Indianapolis 500 as he denied Helio Castroneves (EH'-lee-oh kas-troh-NEH'-vehs) a record-tying fourth victory. Castroneves briefly took the lead in the closing laps but couldn't make it stick. Sato went through all the usual post-race traditions, drinking the milk and kissing the bricks and snapping pictures in his auto.

Local Europe and United States should tackle their relations by themselves
Author: 0 Europe and United States should tackle their relations by themselves

Special emphasis was needed on warm relations between Berlin and newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron, she said . Germany's exasperation was laid bare after the G7 summit which wrapped up on Saturday with the U.S. Following the G-7 meeting in Sicily on Saturday, Merkel was sharply critical of Trump's decision not to join the other countries in reiterating support for the 2015 Paris Agreement that aims to slow global warming, calling the G-7 climate talks "very unsatisfactory".

Local Muslims thankful for support after deadly Portland attack
Author: 0 Muslims thankful for support after deadly Portland attack

Almost $1 million has been donated to multiple fundraisers in support of the victims of Friday's train stabbing in Portland, Oregon , and thousands of dollars continue to pour in every hour for the three men being described as "heroes ". The Portland Mercury newspaper said Christian - who has been charged on two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder - was a known white supremacist and right-wing extremist.

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Author: 0 South Korea's Moon says 'high possibility' of conflict with North

South Korea's unification ministry said on Wednesday that severed communication links with North Korea should reopen, as President Moon Jae-in seeks a policy of sanctions and dialogue with Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons program. "We want to look at the current sanctions in place, and we want to look at strengthening the sanctions". When asked what the U.S. would do if it was confirmed that North Korea had been behind the major ransomware attack plaguing computer systems across the globe, ...

Local Texas Legislature ends session, may be back soon
Author: 0 Texas Legislature ends session, may be back soon

Ramsey says there are five agencies that have yet to get their reviews and which could go away unless Gov. Greg Abbott decides to call lawmakers back to pass the Safety Net Bill. "My biggest disappointment, of course, is the sunset bill did not pass", Abbott said Monday. Abbott has long had an aversion to special sessions, arguing taxpayers deserve representatives who do their work on time.

Author: 0 Trump handshake 'moment of truth': Macron

Macron added, "One must show that you won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, but also not over-publicize things, either". The two world leaders met late last week at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation conference in Brussels , and their excruciating handshake made headlines around the world.

Local Bowie State University honors student fatally stabbed in attack
Author: 0 Bowie State University honors student fatally stabbed in attack

Collins was commissioned to the U.S. Army the week before he was killed. Thousands of mourners are expected at a public funeral for the slain Bowie State University student who was fatally stabbed on the University of Maryland's College Park campus just days before he was to graduate.

Author: 0 Bombing inquiry leads to 2 arrests

It had earlier been reported that suspicions about Abedi's extremist views were passed to the authorities on at least three separate occasions. Salman Abedi killed 22 people when his home-made suicide device tore through crowds leaving an Ariana Grande concert, with 54 people injured in the attack still being treated in hospitals, 19 of them receiving critical care.

Local Memorial Day Is About More Than BBQ
Author: 0 Memorial Day Is About More Than BBQ

This tradition began in 1868, when General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, declared May 30th to be " Decoration Day " - a day to remember American soldiers who lost their lives during the Civil War. Yes, eat those hamburgers and wear your new fab outfit from Old Navy's iconic line of American flag apparel. During the three-day holiday weekend there are many parades and other events in communities around mid-Michigan.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton feels Ferrari wanted Sebastian Vettel to win Monaco Grand Prix

Vettel denied that the team had any kind of pre-race plan to ensure that he was prioritized for victory because he carried the team's hopes of winning the drivers' championship. Vettel said he felt for Raikkonen. He took his first victory on the iconic circuit in 2011 with Red Bull, while Ferrari haven't won here for 16 years.

Local EU, US to discuss possible airline laptop ban Wednesday
Author: 0 EU, US to discuss possible airline laptop ban Wednesday

The White House has defended the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss with Russian officials an Islamic State group terror threat related to the use of laptops on aircraft. Both IATA and ACI Europe are urging information sharing between Europe and the US, as well as more controlled, short-term measures, instead of an extended and far-reaching ban.

Author: 0 Gianforte apologizes during victory speech to reporter he allegedly body-slammed

But the close margin of the race in Republican-leaning Montana was encouraging to Democrats, who are already focused on next month's hotly contested special House election in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Some Republican lawmakers, including House Speaker Paul Ryan , suggested he apologize . She also said Jacobs exhibited no "physically aggressive" behavior toward Gianforte.

Author: 0 Notre Dame students stage walkout protest of VP Pence

The protest was organized by campus group WeStaNDFor to show their disappointment in the school's speaker selection, citing Pence's actions against gay rights. " Notre Dame is an exception, an island in a sea of conformity so far spared from the noxious wave that seems to be rushing over much of academia".

Local Donald Trump Calls White House Kushner Leaks 'Fake News'
Author: 0 Donald Trump Calls White House Kushner Leaks 'Fake News'

The news reports are based on unnamed sources. The backchannel was never established. The 36-year-old Kushner, a real estate developer with no previous government experience, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former USA officials told Reuters .

Local Macron: Handshake Contest With Trump Was A Show Of Strength
Author: 0 Macron: Handshake Contest With Trump Was A Show Of Strength

It would appear Trump's favorite display of dominance only works when he has the element of surprise, as physically overpowering a 70-year-old man who can't be bothered to walk down the street is not a challenging task for most. "I don't believe in diplomacy through public criticism, but in my bilateral dialogues I don't let anything pass". "I will be demanding in my exchanges with Russian Federation", the 39-year-old president told reporters at the end of the G7 summit on Saturday, ...

Author: 0 Justin Trudeau Is Romancing Emmanuel Macron And It's Too Much

Speaking alongside Macron at the USA embassy, Trump said: "It is my great honor to be with the newly elected president of France, who ran an incredible campaign and had a tremendous victory". President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, says the other G-7 leaders respect the USA position that more time is needed for Trump to make a final decision on whether to stay in the Paris climate accord.

Local Emmanuel Macron opens up on awkward handshake with Trump
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron opens up on awkward handshake with Trump

While Le Pen had echoed some of Trump's hardline rhetoric on immigration, the US leader's words of support were surprising. "They shook hands for an extended period of time". Trump's done this because of what Macron's just done. "We must show that we will not make small concessions, even symbolic ones". At his debut on the world stage, the new French president revealed a steeliness that belies his 39 years and relative inexperience.

Local Trump slams leaks as fake news following Kushner reports
Author: 0 Trump slams leaks as fake news following Kushner reports

Asked about it on Fox News Sunday, Kelly said , "I don't see the big deal". "He needs to answer for what was happening at the time", Booker said on CNN's " State of the Union ", according to the AP. Reports also say that Kushner proposed that a secret communications channel could be set up between the Trump transition team and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Two killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Destinee Mangum, one of the targets of the hate speech, has spoken out to thank the victims. "Our prayers are w/ them". Police said that he yelled "various remarks that would best be characterized as hate speech toward a variety of ethnicity and religions".

Local Sia brings tour home to Australia
Author: 0 Sia brings tour home to Australia

While she started " Nostalgic for the Present " in the U.S. past year, this will be the first time Sia has toured her home country since 2011. Sia will be headlining a powerful, all-female lineup of British singer Charli XCX ( Charlotte Emma Aitchison ), Danish electro-pop singer-songwriter MØ (Karen Marie Aagaard Ørsted), and Gold Coast's indie-pop prodigy Amy Shark .