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Author: 0 Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

Rinaldi said he was now under the protection of the Department of Public Safety (DPS) because of the incident. "It was basically just bullying ". Breitbart Texas reached out to Rinaldi to obtain more information about the altercations and to get the names of witnessing representatives.

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Author: 0 President Trump marks Memorial Day at Arling... 4:23 pm Mon

Trump went on to honor Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly's fallen son, Robert, and the Kelly family. During a visit to Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day , President Donald Trump honored USA military members who died while serving their country.

Local Patrick, Straus deadlocked over 'bathroom bill'
Author: 0 Patrick, Straus deadlocked over 'bathroom bill'

The likely challenges include a bill passed early Monday in the Senate that allows publicly funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.

Author: 0 Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

According to Cleveland .com, Loehmann and officer Frank Garmback were previously issued disciplinary letters. City officials said Officer Loehmann was sacked for giving false information during his application process. Loehmann was sacked for inaccurate details on his job application, not for the shooting. The penalties come more than a year after a grand jury declined to indict them in the boy's death.

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San Bernardino, CA, May 30- Average retail gasoline prices in San Bernardino have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.98/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 567 gas outlets in San Bernardino. According to GasBuddy, gas prices in the Midlands have fallen almost in the past few weeks. Tucson- $2.16/g, up 0.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.15/g.

Author: 0 Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation

The latest claim stems from a supposed meeting that President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn had on December 1 or 2 with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak . The Senate committee's request was first reported by The Washington Post . The report , if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with the Russians, who USA intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in Trump's favor.

Author: 0 Memorial Day: Veterans Memorial Bridge Hosts Ceremony for the Fallen

Keep them and their sacrifice in your thoughts. "It's something you don't expect", said Nelson Britt, a Vietnam War veteran. "It's starting to make me believe in people again", said Busey. We are the home of the free, the land of the fearless. "Today and over this Memorial Day weekend, let's honor those lost". Veterans say it's important young people remember the sacrifices made to ensure their liberties.

Local Turkey summons US Ambassador over clash during Erdogan's US visit
Author: 0 Turkey summons US Ambassador over clash during Erdogan's US visit

Critics say the referendum transforming Turkey's parliamentary governing system to an executive presidency was marred by allegations of election fraud. The two Turkish security personnel taken into custody in D.C. were released the same evening, without charge. The US has also not extradited Fethullah Gulen, a reclusive preacher based in Pennsylvania whose movement is widely believed in Turkey to have masterminded a coup attempt last July that killed 250 people.

Local Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls
Author: 0 Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

Husted, a Republican, said that maintaining the integrity of the voter rolls is essential to fair, efficient elections. This purge process violates the National Voter Registration Act. "The Supreme Court must ensure that this injustice is corrected". " The Ohio Democratic Party weighed in last fall with an amicus brief with the federal district court , asking for illegally purged voters to be reinstated to the rolls immediately and permitted to vote".

Local Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech
Author: 0 Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech

Robert Kelly, son of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, killed in 2010; Oklahoma National Guard Spc. We grieve with you, we honour you, and we pledge to you, we will always remember Robert and what he did for all of us. Christopher Jacobs, was killed in 2011. He told relatives of those killed in action, "While we can not know the extent of your pain, what we do know is that our gratitude for them and to you is boundless and undying".

Author: 0 Wilmington National Cemetery holds annual Memorial Day service

It is also called as Decoration Day . After the war, Decoration Day evolved to remember all American military personnel who died in war. After the ceremony, children from the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Homes, joined by Civil War veterans, walked through the cemetery, placing flowers on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers, reciting prayers and singing hymns.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner has a massive net worth

US Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said such secret channels may be used in situations including peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan or for the release of American hostages. Mr Kelly, the homeland security secretary, carried the same message on Sunday. Mr Kelly told Fox News Sunday there was nothing wrong with the Trump transition team trying to build relationships with the Russians as they prepared to take over the White House.

Author: 0 The fake news is coming from Trump's White House

A rattled White House braced Monday for a fresh wave of scrutiny in the ever-widening investigation into Russian election meddling, as President Donald Trump rallied behind his embattled son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner. "It's both normal in my opinion and acceptable", he told ABC News on Sunday. The administration had hoped Trump's nine-day turn in the global spotlight would offer a respite from relentless coverage of an ever-widening probe into Russian meddling in last year's ...

Local Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington visit
Author: 0 Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington visit

Byers was on his third combat tour and, Trump said, ran through smoke and a hail of bullets to rescue an Afghan soldier when he was killed last November. "They all share one title in common-and that is the title of "hero"-real heroes", Trump said. Their legacy will endure forever". Trump went on to honor former Sen.

Local Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day
Author: 0 Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day

He then delivered a 20-minute address extolling not only those who died in battle, but also the Gold Star families they left behind. In his speech, he mentioned Andrew D. Joseph Dunford . Two days earlier, John Kelly teared up on TV while discussing his son, who was killed in while leading his platoon on a combat patrol and stepped on a concealed roadside bomb.

Local USTR sends NAFTA renegotiation notice to Congress
Author: 0 USTR sends NAFTA renegotiation notice to Congress

Lighthizer said in the letter that the plan was to "permanently reverse the risky trajectory of American trade". He added that he hopes to complete negotiations by the end of 2017. US Chamber of Commerce president Thomas Donohue urged US officials to "do no harm" to businesses that depend on trade with Canada and Mexico and to move quickly on a new trilateral deal.

Local NCAA baseball bracket released: Where Texas teams play
Author: 0 NCAA baseball bracket released: Where Texas teams play

This is the Cavs versus the Patriots... with Dallas Baptist on a 6-game winning streak - including winning 10 of their last 11 - and fresh off winning the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. MI is one of five teams from the Big Ten to make the dance, a new conference record. UVA has not played DBU previously. MI entered the Big Ten tournament having won six of their final seven games and fell just one-half game short of claiming the regular-season conference championship.

Local JFK's life, legacy celebrated on centennial
Author: 0 JFK's life, legacy celebrated on centennial

To mark that milestone, Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan today dedicated a Forever stamp commemorating the centennial of the birth of our nation's 35th President, John F. President. FILE - In this August 22, 1962 file photo , President John F. Kennedy walks with Vice President Lyndon Johnson, right, on the White House south grounds as Johnson started a trip to Italy and the Middle East.

Local Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court
Author: 0 Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Christian has been charged with two counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder, all felonies, in Friday's attack aboard a Portland commuter train. "He was saying that Muslims should die", Hudson said. Beydoun added that Trump's policies, including budget cuts that hurt the poor, pursuing the travel ban on several Muslim majority countries and aligning Washington with Saudi Arabia, are based on hate.

Author: 0 Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

In recent years, Mr Brzezinski took part in proceedings created to bring the former Soviet republics into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. One of his least celebrated: He argued successfully for a helicopter mission to rescue 52 American hostages in Iran , a mission that ended in failure.

Author: 0 How Portland Is Reacting To Friday's Stabbing Attack

At least two men tried to calm the man down, but "they were attacked viciously by the suspect", Portland police spokesman Pete Simpson said at a news conference Friday evening. Dyjuana Hudson posted a photo on her Facebook page Saturday of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche , saying: "Thank you thank you thank you". "To the family I'm so sorry about your loss and I'm here if you need me".

Author: 0 At Memorial Day events, SLO County honors those who sacrificed their lives

He then delivered a 20-minute address extolling not only those who died in battle, but also the Gold Star families they left behind. In the past, retired Darien Marines talked to us about Memorial Day and what it means to them. The monument is dedicated to service members whose remains were never identified. However, Memorial Day has a much deeper meaning than sunshine and summer.

Local Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally following fatal stabbings
Author: 0 Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally following fatal stabbings

Chapman was arrested at a March 4 protest in Berkeley, the birthplace of the USA free speech movement in the 1960s that has become a flashpoint for the extreme left and right since Trump's election. 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.

Local Shootings Wound 12 People Since Saturday, Police Say
Author: 0 Shootings Wound 12 People Since Saturday, Police Say

The boy's name had not been released late Monday, with the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office saying they had yet to notify next of kin. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The men were in a vehicle driving in the 400 block of East 62nd Street when they heard shots and felt pain. Several men fired shots from the gangway in the 6600 block of South Campbell Avenue.

Local Texas lawmakers OK budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo
Author: 0 Texas lawmakers OK budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

Larry Gonzales , R-Round Rock, said in a news conference Sunday. In their letter , the country's top tech leaders suggest that the enactment of the bill would "tarnish Texas' reputation as open and friendly to businesses and families". Without action by the Legislature, the agencies without regulations - such as the Texas Medical Board - would enter a one-year "wind-down" period after September 1, 2017, in which they would begin the process of shutting down completely.

Local Memorial Day Walk of Honor remembers the fallen
Author: 0 Memorial Day Walk of Honor remembers the fallen

This year's theme for Charlottesville's Memorial Day ceremony highlights the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day. There is no memorial to its fallen on the National Mall, even though as many US soldiers died in six months of combat as were killed during the entire Vietnam War, he said.

Author: 0 Trump stonewalls G-7 consensus on Paris pact

There was a very frank exchange of views on climate. The G-7 statement recognised the human rights of migrants and refugees. "His basis for decision ultimately will be what's best for the United States". Others signaled hope that the United States would remain in the accord. The goal is to keep the rise in global temperatures no higher than 2 degrees Celsius, as compared with pre-industrial levels.

Local Veterans honored at Memorial Day Parade
Author: 0 Veterans honored at Memorial Day Parade

Just like Douglas Sparling, who honored those who fought and died for this country at the parade and ceremony in Findlay Lake Monday morning. Dozens of veterans, and citizens listened to speakers reminding all Americans to cherish the freedoms made possible by the sacrifice of so many.

Author: 0 Heroes honored in Holyoke Memorial Day ceremony

To him, it's an emotional time of the year, but being around fellow veterans and friends makes it easier. "I don't think we can forget that". Keeping with tradition, a cannon filled with gunpowder was sacked to kick off the parade. The day isn't so much about the parade. "As you can see from the crowd and the people participating in the parade, it is the Hibernians, the Knights of Columbus, it's the community, it's the churches".

Author: 0 To many, Memorial Day has lost meaning

Will you take time to thank, remember or just think about the Americans who serve or have served our military, including those who've made the ultimate sacrifice? It is an honor that many uniformed service members from the Rock Island Arsenal will serve as speakers at local Memorial Day events this weekend.

Local Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor
Author: 0 Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor

At this point, Rinaldi says that Romero "physically assaulted" him, and that another Democratic lawmaker, Poncho Nevarez, threatened to "get" Rinaldi on his way to his auto. In the wake of Monday's dramatic events, Texas Rep. Cesar Blanco (D-El Paso), called Rinaldi's behavior emblematic of the overt racism that has come to dominate the Republican Party's approach to immigration policy.

Local Jared Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions
Author: 0 Jared Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions

But people familiar with the matter say the Federal Bureau of Investigation now considers the encounter, as well as another meeting Kushner had with a Russian banker, to be of investigative interest. The White House declined to comment on the report, but President Trump tweeted Sunday morning that reports about his administration with attribution to anonymous sources are " fake news ".

Local Navy SEAL parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River
Author: 0 Navy SEAL parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

The parachutist apparently cut the cords from his parachute, which landed in a parking lot. The team was in New York City for the annual Fleet Week event. The Leap Frogs have numerous performances scheduled throughout the rest of the year, according to their website. The parachutist's identity is being withheld pending notification of his family.

Local CrossFit participants honor fallen Navy Lt.
Author: 0 CrossFit participants honor fallen Navy Lt.

They're doing just that with " The Murph Challenge .' It's a workout that's dedicated to a highly decorated Navy SEAL for his actions in Afghanistan". It's named for Lieutenant Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL who was killed in 2005 during Operation Red Wings where he died saving men under his command.

Author: 0 The real reason for Memorial Day

Monday to remember the nation's war dead. Today on Memorial Day , Americans are supposed to honor the soldiers who died to protect the nation's freedom and safety. "It's starting to make me believe in people again", said Busey. Over time, Decoration Day became commonly known as Memorial Day , and it was officially established as such in 1967.

Author: 0 Words you'll hear: Memorial Day dos and don'ts

Cloverdale: Memorial Day Ceremony, hosted by the American Legion William Russell Ledford Post 293, Sons of the American Legion Squadron 293 and VFW Ray Zittleman Post 9268, begins at 10 a.m. "It's not happy", said Rene Kicklighter, 37, who retired from the Army National Guard. The White House released the proclamation last week , saying that "Memorial Day is our Nation's solemn reminder that freedom is never free".

Local Astros score 11 in 8th inning to rally for win
Author: 0 Astros score 11 in 8th inning to rally for win

We've got a way to keep bad stuff out of our minds and just keep grinding". In the eighth inning, Houston sent 14 batters to the plate. The Astros now lead the American League in runs scored through their game on Monday, bypassing the New York Yankees.

Local Trump has 'total confidence' in son-in-law Kushner
Author: 0 Trump has 'total confidence' in son-in-law Kushner

Schiff added that he was disappointed that McMaster defended Kushner and said "this is an administration that takes in people with good credibility and chews them out and spits out their credibility at the same time ". "And that could be a potential outcome that I seek, but I want to understand, at least hear from Jared Kushner , as well as the administration, about what was exactly going on there".

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

On Friday afternoon, Mangum and her friend were riding the MAX light rail when the suspect allegedly targeted them. "I just didn't want him to be alone", Macy said. A self-identified white nationalist, Christian was caught on camera at a Portland march in April shouting racial slurs and giving a Nazi salute. The FBI has joined the Portland police-led investigation to gather evidence.

Author: 0 Tiger arrested on DUI charge in Florida

Woods was arrested on suspicion of DUI about 3 a.m. Monday in a suburban area and taken to the Palm Beach County jail, Jupiter Police spokeswoman Kristin Rightler said. He has competed in only 19 events on the PGA Tour since the end of 2013, recording just one top-10 during that period along with seven missed cuts and three withdrawals.

Local Bowie State University Student Fatally Stabbed by Member of 'Alt-Reich Nation'
Author: 0 Bowie State University Student Fatally Stabbed by Member of 'Alt-Reich Nation'

Sean Urbanski , 22, made his first court appearance on Monday and was ordered to be held without bond. There's no evidence Urbanski, who is white, posted comments on the site. It's unclear if he was under the influence of any other drugs at the time . University of Maryland physics professor Charles Clark dressed in his academic regalia and carried a sign honouring Collins as he greeted Bowie State graduates and faculty.

Author: 0 Former US Diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies at 89

I will miss him", Carter said in part of the statement. FILE - In this January 17, 1981 file photo, President Jimmy Carter shakes hands with his national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, as he presents Brzezinski with the Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony in Washington .

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman tour suspended

She then cited her plans to return to the "incredibly brave" city of Manchester in order to lend support to her fans, as well as raise funds for the victims and their families. It isn't sure either if or when the tour would resume. Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli on Wednesday, as details about the investigation were leaked to USA media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is imminent.

Author: 0 President Trump To Mark Memorial Day With Visit To Arlington National Cemetery

Also planned is a dedication ceremony on the Memorial Walkway of a new Global War on Terror Memorial at the cemetery. This years' Memorial Day address was delivered by Dr. In his speech, Dunham asked the crowd to reflect on their earliest Memorial Day memories and the original meaning of the holiday. Veterans from every war since World War II were in attendance.