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Author: 0 'I'm Illegal And Here To Stay' - Protestors Flood Texas Capitol

Demonstrators wearing red T-shirts reading " Lucha ", or "fight" in Spanish, quietly filled hundreds of gallery seats as proceedings began. Forty minutes later they started cheering and drowning the lawmakers. A Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives who called Immigration and Customs Enforcement on protesters gathered at the Capitol Monday said he threatened to shoot one of his colleagues after he promised to "get" him .

Author: 0 Mike Dubke, President Trump's communications director, has resigned

Dubke told coworkers that his reasons are personal, but a shake-up in the Trump administration's communications team has been rumored for weeks. Mr Dubke is the latest White House staffer to leave this administration as scrutiny intensifies over contacts Trump staffers may have had with Russian government officials during the campaign and transition period.

Local Town that denied mosque permit to pay Islamic group $3.25M
Author: 0 Town that denied mosque permit to pay Islamic group $3.25M

The case follows a similar settlement the Justice Department announced in February with the city of Sterling Heights, Michigan to resolve another religious land use discrimination claim that arose when the city denied the American Islamic Community Center approval to build a mosque.

Local Half of President Trump's twitter followers are bots
Author: 0 Half of President Trump's twitter followers are bots

Donald Trump's Twitter account is arguably the most controversial and most talked-about account on the social media platform, so it is understandable why he has such a huge Twitter following (being the president of the United States probably helps too).

Local Grandmother spends thousands to save North Highlands Memorial Day parade
Author: 0 Grandmother spends thousands to save North Highlands Memorial Day parade

This salute was sponsored by the Korean War Veterans, Chapter 51. "I like that it's local, and it's for our veterans", Blade said. Year after year, Holz hopes these celebrations continue so we never forget those we've lost. "We get the chance to live our lives and to have our families and to do what we can to give back to make that sacrifice they made, to make it meaningful", Dimassa said.

Local Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for southeast Michigan through 8 pm Sunday
Author: 0 Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for southeast Michigan through 8 pm Sunday

Mifflin County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 2:45 p.m., according to the Mifflin County Emergency Communication Center. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for Severe Weather. Get weather warnings on your cell phone by downloading the WIS First Alert Weather app . The main threats with the storms, the advisory says, are hail and strong wind gusts near 90 km/h.

Local Trump rips Germany in early morning tweet
Author: 0 Trump rips Germany in early morning tweet

The country's focus on promoting a sporting culture has made the German national side one of the most successful teams at global footballing competitions. US President Donald Trump on Tuesday censured Berlin for the US trade deficit with Germany and reiterated it must pay more for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance.

Local Justices side with police in California shooting case
Author: 0 Justices side with police in California shooting case

The case could also have implications in the fight over the "right to fix", a fight between consumers and companies like Apple and John Deere, who try to use their patents, beyond the first sale, to restrict third-party fix of their products.

Local Calley is coy about 2 big announcements planned this week
Author: 0 Calley is coy about 2 big announcements planned this week

Less time for politics and posturing. It would amend the constitution to limit lawmakers to meeting no more than 90 consecutive calendar days a year. Rep. An independent political action committee has been running online ads for more than a month touting Calley and building anticipation about Tuesday's announcement.

Local Texas legislative session ends with threats of violence and shoving among lawmakers
Author: 0 Texas legislative session ends with threats of violence and shoving among lawmakers

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. Rinaldi claims the protests led to a scuffle, where he was physically threatened, and that he's now under the protection of law enforcement. Several Democrats encouraged the protestors to disobey law enforcement.

Author: 0 Very good interaction with German chancellor Merkel: Modi

Earlier on Tuesday, the Prime Minister was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the German Chancellery here. "I think she made one very catastrophic mistake and that was taking all of these illegals (sic), you know taking all of the people from wherever they come from", Trump said in a joint interview published by German daily Bild and British newspaper The Times , referring to Merkel's open-door policy for refugees fleeing war and persecution.

Author: 0 Google releases America's most misspelled words

In D.C., Maryland and Virginia, the most searched for word spellings are "ninety", "special" and "delicious", respectively. In no particular order, here are some other interesting spelling stumpers. Google users in CT and West Virginia, those overachievers, most frequently sought spellings for the 34-letter "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" of "Mary Poppins" fame.

Author: 0 Trump's communications director set to leave WHite House - Trump adviser

Such a move would've likely meant a significant financial sacrifice to keep his West Wing job at a time when rumors were swirling that he was about to be fired anyway. There will be more resignations and changes, the sources said, but nothing is believed to be imminent. For the Trump administration, which is no stranger to having its secrets spilled, leaks are a common occurrence, which is another issue Trump will have to address if he indeed intends to shake things up at the White House.

Local UI shut down, students to vacate by 6pm today
Author: 0 UI shut down, students to vacate by 6pm today

The University of Ibadan has suspended its student union leaders after a student protest led to the shutdown of the school. The Institution had earlier fixed first Semester examination for June but the examination will now commence on July 17th.

Author: 0 Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars". The White House is bracing for the upcoming congressional testimony of former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey . "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", said Trump in the first of several Sunday morning tweets, Efe news reported.

Author: 0 Kushner in hot seat over Russia contacts as Trump blasts media

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 ....it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers. But if the report is true, he said, why would Kushner try to keep his communications with the Russians secret.

Author: 0 German foreign minister: Trump has weakened the West

Peace in Afghanistan and the importance of an the "Afghan-led and owned reconciliation and development process" was touched upon, with the prime minister expressing appreciation over the German presence in Afghanistan and calling for a consolidation of efforts in the country, Tomar said.

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

Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, was severely injured and a separate campaign to support him has received nearly $140,000 in donations. The two men killed were intervening to help two women, one wearing a hijab, being verbally abused by a man making anti-Muslim remarks - the same man was seen on video the day before ranting about Muslims, Christians and Jews on a train, the Post reported.

Author: 0 Trump returns home and fires up Twitter amid worsening scandal

President Trump declined to speak with media throughout his entire overseas sojourn after leaving the USA facing accusations of trying to interfere with investigations into links between his presidential campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 USA election.

Local Iowa Man Killed When Road Collapses into Mississippi River
Author: 0 Iowa Man Killed When Road Collapses into Mississippi River

Crawford County Sheriff Dale McCullick tells WXOW a driver, who was about a quarter mile behind Walleser, witnessed Jeep cross the bridge. An Iowa resident died in a auto crash after his vehicle fell into a washed-out part of the road in Freeman Tuesday morning, the Crawford County Sheriff's Office said.

Local Merkel 'still firm believer in strong German-US ties'
Author: 0 Merkel 'still firm believer in strong German-US ties'

Yet following Trump's trip overseas, Merkel said Sunday that " the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days ". It is "the order of the day to oppose this man with everything that we stand for", Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz , who is challenging Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's September election, said at a party event.

Author: 0 Trump considers major staff shake-up to rein in Russia disclosures

Former U.S. national security officials have suggested that such a line of communication would be out of the norm for a presidential transition team and that could possibly be illegal. Schiff said the government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter and urged a review of Kushner's security clearance "to find out whether he was truthful".

Local Utah river sweeps away 4-year-old girl; 2 rescuers die
Author: 0 Utah river sweeps away 4-year-old girl; 2 rescuers die

The sergeant identified the deceased as Brenda DeDios , 34, of West Jordan; and Sean Thayne, 30, of Sandy. On Monday morning, 4-year-old London DeDios fell into the Provo River, close to the Bridal Veil Falls. Both were unconscious or no breathing at that point, Cannon said. They were pronounced dead a short time later, Cannon said. However, De Dios and Thayne were killed in that effort.

Author: 0 Texas takes step toward enacting its own 'bathroom' law

A stricter measure, more in line with North Carolina's House Bill 2, passed the more conservative state Senate earlier this year. Late Sunday night proponents used an amendment to tack bathroom limits onto a separate, unrelated bill covering school emergency operation plans for natural disasters.

Author: 0 What's new in season 5 of 'House of Cards'

The fictional president of the United States returns to screens Tuesday as " House of Cards " debuts its fifth season on Netflix. Having schemed his way from SC congressman to the Oval Office, the power-hungry Frank Underwood, depicted by Kevin Spacey, will be setting things up to allow his wife Claire ( Robin Wright ) to succeed him as president.

Local Trump Visits Graves of Casualties of Recent Wars
Author: 0 Trump Visits Graves of Casualties of Recent Wars

The president said while "we can never replace" or repay fallen service members, "we can always remember". He honored Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , a retired general, and his son Robert, killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan .

Local Soldier from Georgia killed when vehicle rolls over in Syria
Author: 0 Soldier from Georgia killed when vehicle rolls over in Syria

Etienne Murphy, 22, of Loganville, Georgia died in Al-Hasakah, Syria from injuries he sustained when his vehicle overturned. He was the son of former Boston firefighter Calvin Murphy, who retired from the department in 2007 after 13 years, according Steve MacDonald, a fire department spokesman.

Author: 0 Two Dead After Tornado Rips Through Wisconsin And Oklahoma On Tuesday

Zimmerman says one person suffered minor injuries and that the tiny community of Pawnee Rock is "very fortunate" that the twister struck a largely rural area. From the ground and the air, you can see the damage from Tuesday's tornado is significant. In Wisconsin dozens of mobile homes were scattered after a tornado slammed into a trailer park in Barron County .

Local Is Fox News About to Fire Sean Hannity After Advertisers Pull Out?
Author: 0 Is Fox News About to Fire Sean Hannity After Advertisers Pull Out?

Suzanne Scott, the president of programming at Fox News , met with Hannity on Tuesday to encourage him to drop the conspiracy theory, per CNN . The story said that a private investigator viewed evidence that Rich had been in touch with Wikileaks before his death, implying that he could have leaked DNC information to them.

Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

They're going to challenge us a lot, offensively, defensively, mentally, physically. Give me 2007-08, 2009-10 or 2013-14 James versus anywhere from 1986 to 1989 Jordan. Everything he can do to help Golden State get prepared, Kerr is doing - until he feels he might be fine to return to the bench. Every night was hard.

Author: 0 PM Modi had a 'Good Interaction' with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

President Trump didn't respond to a calling by Angela Merkel to shake hands during her visit to the White House, though White House later said that it was unintentional. Merkel did not mention Trump specifically, but she made it clear that her realization had come "in the last few days". Trump refused to endorse NATO's collective defense principle or the Paris climate agreement and described Germany as "very bad" on trade during his first trip overseas as President.

Local Judge grants anonymity to latest Hastert sex abuse accuser
Author: 0 Judge grants anonymity to latest Hastert sex abuse accuser

Kristi Browne, who is also representing a sexual abuse victim Hastert once paid to keep quiet in a lawsuit over their broken hush-money pact, appeared in court Tuesday on the IL man's behalf. If true, the plaintiff would be the sixth known victim of sexual abuse by Hastert. He said he went to the Kendall County State's Attorney's Office intending to report the crime, but the state's attorney at the time, Dallas C.

Local Prosecutors: Suspect called slain
Author: 0 Prosecutors: Suspect called slain "Baby Doe" a "demon"

A composite image of the girl was shared widely online. Opening statements in the trial of McCarthy, accused of killing a 2-year-old girl, are scheduled Tuesday, May 30, 2017. McCarthy then went in her room to try and quiet the girl down and get her to go to bed. Prosecutors say divers later found a weighted bag in the water.

Local Nebraska regents expected to raise tuition with budget vote
Author: 0 Nebraska regents expected to raise tuition with budget vote

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds today released a proposed 2017-18 operating budget that he said protects NU's highest priorities of affordability and academic quality despite a reduction in state funding that will necessitate hard decisions across the institution.

Local Heard in the Texas House: 'I'll Put a Bullet in Your Head'
Author: 0 Heard in the Texas House: 'I'll Put a Bullet in Your Head'

A Texas lawmaker said his office received racist phone calls on Monday evening, just hours after a fight broke out on the floor of the state's House of Representatives. Poncho Nevarez rush toward Rinaldi and shove him back. Despite leaving messages via phone, email, Twitter , and Facebook , Rinaldi and his staff did not respond to inquiries.

Author: 0 Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned United States reliability

Trump posted a tweet Tuesday saying "we have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". During his trip, Trump snubbed pressure from G-7 allies to sign up to upholding the 2015 Paris climate accord and berated 23 of Nato's 28 members - including Germany - for "still not paying what they should be paying" toward the funding of the alliance.

Author: 0 West Virginia earns first NCAA Tournament bid since 1996

Friday in the Long Beach (California) regional of the NCAA baseball tournament . The double-elimination format could end Sunday or run through Monday. Arizona (37-19, 16-14) is the No. 2 seed in a regional hosted by Texas Tech . UCLA (30-25), which took two of three games at OR last weekend to finish third in the conference at 19-11, was one of the last four at-large teams to earn a berth in the field.

Local President Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington National Cemetery
Author: 0 President Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington National Cemetery

On Memorial Day we honor the final resting places of the more than one million men and women who sacrificed their lives for our Nation, by decorating their graves with the stars and stripes, as generations have done since 1868. The unusually honest address also appeared to mark a noticeable break from a long-run of insulting jabs Trump lobbed at veterans and gold-star families during his campaign.

Local Navy SEAL killed in Fleet Week parachute accident near Jersey City
Author: 0 Navy SEAL killed in Fleet Week parachute accident near Jersey City

A Navy spokesman said the accident occurred shortly after noon Sunday (local time) near Liberty State Park. The Navy Seal was removed from the water just after 12 p.m. He lived life to the fullest and taught us to do the same". In the moments before Sunday's tragedy, tourists were snapping photos when things appeared to be going just fine until the Navy Seal's parachute malfunctioned.

Local Trump hails heroes at Arlington
Author: 0 Trump hails heroes at Arlington

After the address, Trump visited a section of the cemetery for USA service members killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Byers, 30, was killed on November 3, 2016, in a battle with the Taliban in northern Afghanistan. As a bugler played taps, he rested his hand on his heart. "And while we can not know the extent of your pain, what we do know is that our gratitude to them and to you is boundless and undying", Trump said to the Gold Star families .

Author: 0 China Urges N. Korea to Create Conditions for Talks

While the United States and its allies in the region are seeking to step up more pressure on North Korea , Kim's regime has shown no signs of halting its nuclear and missile programs. North Korea is a nuclear-armed nation and thought to be attempting to create a missile capable of reaching the mainland USA, though experts consider that goal still to be some way off.

Local Fallen World War I heroes remembered in Johnson City
Author: 0 Fallen World War I heroes remembered in Johnson City

The Northland Memorial Day Parade , which has been around since 1871, were having trouble getting people to participate this year with only 16 units registered just a few weeks ago. He's here to remember his friends who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. The Wicomico War Veterans' Memorial Committee started back in 2002 with a group of veterans from different branches coming together to preserve the memory of Wicomico County's fallen heroes.

Local Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, into Premier League
Author: 0 Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, into Premier League

Huddersfield will now play in the Premier League for the first time in their history after winning the match known as the "richest game in football ", which comes with a Stg170 million ($293.4 million) windfall. Previous analysis from Deloitte's Sports Business Group suggests that promotion to the Premier League could lead to an uplift in income of at least £170m and up to £290m if the newly promoted club stays in the Premiership for more than one season.

Author: 0 German leaders step up attacks on Trump

At the event, she spoke of the European Union needing to forge its own path, without relying on American and British allies. On Sunday she said Germany and Europe wanted friendly relations with the USA and United Kingdom as well as with other regional powers, such as Russian Federation.

Local Michigan State parts ways with Curtis Blackwell as investigation continues
Author: 0 Michigan State parts ways with Curtis Blackwell as investigation continues

Three Spartan players were also suspended and the case is being reviewed by the Ingham County Prosecutor in connection with sexual assault allegations. Blackwell joined the staff in August 2013 and spent nine years as the co-director of the Sound Mind, Sound Body Football Academy. He received two separate one-month contract extensions from the school that left him under contract through the end of May.

Local Lidl sites make U.S. debut June 15
Author: 0 Lidl sites make U.S. debut June 15

Monday-Sunday. Lidl, a discount German grocer, will open its first round of Hampton Roads stores June 15. According to their press release, each store will have a grand opening celebration lasting 4 days with a ribbon cutting at 7:40 on June 15.

Local Kidnapped Mississippi boy found dead in mother's vehicle
Author: 0 Kidnapped Mississippi boy found dead in mother's vehicle

An alert was put out for the missing child, and relatives told the station they had combed the city looking for him. Multiple state and local agencies collaborated on the investigation, including the Jackson Police Department, the Hinds County Sheriff's Office, the Madison County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Highway Patrol and the MBI.

Local Ray Pfeifer, firefighter, voice for 9/11 health care, dies
Author: 0 Ray Pfeifer, firefighter, voice for 9/11 health care, dies

Raymond Pfeifer was one of those who lobbied for the renewal of the Zadroga Act. Pfeifer was also a champion in the fight to get the Zadroga Act, which guarantees medical care for September 11th first responders, passed in Congress. It was hard-fought. We dealt with people that didn't really get it". Congress ultimately did reauthorize the program. Stewart, meanwhile, said he had merely been Pfeifer's "wingman" on their trips to Washington.