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

Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff . Just so. The defense secretary won appointment from a president who is as skeptical of wars as he is deeply respectful of the military. Response to Trump's speech on Memorial Day has been overwhelmingly positive, with ABC describing it as a "solemn tribute" and New York Magazine author Ed Kilgore calling it " entirely appropriate and occasionally eloquent ".

Author: 0 Michael Bloomberg Is Happy To Bankroll The Paris Climate Accord

The former Labour leader Ed Miliband said BBC Radio's World at One that May was being "weak and feeble and spineless" for not being willing to condemn the USA president. If we can, great. Trump said the U.S.'s obligations under the accord hurt American business, and that it is "very unfair at the highest level to the United States ".

Author: 0 Jury selection for Cosby sex assault trial begins Monday in Pittsburgh

Because of the odd situation in Montgomery County, jurors in Cosby's trial will spend the length of the trial sequestered in a hotel room 480 kilometres (300 miles) from home . "You're looking for what people already believe", said David Harris, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. "People don't take in new information and process it.

Local Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee competition
Author: 0 Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee competition

Julie Sisson, enrichment aide at Petoskey Middle School, said the school was amazed at how well Anna did in the contest. "I am disappointed because I was debating between two spellings", said Schaff. Yep, they wanted her to spell the nonsensical word that President Donald Trump tweeted out earlier this week . Another of her favorite words is Philomel, a word that means nightingale.

Author: 0 Macron trolls Trump over Paris pullout: 'Make our planet great again'

On Wall Street, corporate executives pilloried the businessman president. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein took to Twitter for the first time to express his dismay. And foreign leaders are now working out how to one-up the president. And when the two chatted before cameras, Macron spoke only French. Trump omitted any clear commitment to the alliance's pledge of collective defence, leaving allies uncertain whether the United States would come to their aid if attacked.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer weighs in on 'covfefe,' continues to baffle America

Ryan could be heard in the audio asking repeatedly what "covfefe" actually meant. "I think he's very pleased with the work of his staff", the press secretary said. In this case, objectively, the president's tweet did not speak for itself. A top communications aide to President Donald Trump has resigned, in what many inside and outside the White House see as the first shoe to drop before a wider overhaul.

Local 'You've no safe place', Portland white supremacist tells court
Author: 0 'You've no safe place', Portland white supremacist tells court

A neighbor of Christian's family talks to KPTV about Christian's criminal background, saying he's suffered from mental illness going back at least 15 years and it has apparently been escalating. Prosecutors say the man charged with stabbing three men aboard a Portland light-rail train confessed while in the back seat of a patrol auto after his arrest.

Author: 0 Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist

Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds live-streamed the aftermath of her boyfriend's shooting on Facebook. Reynolds' 4-year-old daughter was also in the vehicle at the time of the shooting. But you're making a lot of noise now. Of the 50 that were ushered into the courtroom, 5 of 50 appear to be African American and several more could be considered non-Caucasian.

Local Train stabbing suspect defiant in court
Author: 0 Train stabbing suspect defiant in court

Standing behind glass partitions in the defendant's area, he continued: "Death to the enemies of America". As a judge listed his charges-two for aggravated murder , intimidation in the second degree, attempted murder and being a felon in possession of a restricted weapon-Christian called the crime an act of patriotism.

Local Sixth-grader from Fresno wins National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Sixth-grader from Fresno wins National Spelling Bee

The Fresno, California sixth-grader spelled all those words correctly, before nailing the final word marocain - a dress fabric made from rayon, wool or silk - to clinch the title on Thursday evening. Vogoti was eliminated when he incorrectly spelled clafouti, a type of dessert including fruit. "Definition, please", she asked with a big smile. "It was kind of intense", she said of 21 rounds of head-to-head contest with Rohan Rajeev , speller 235 and an Oklahoma eighth grader in his first ...

Author: 0 Texas House Proceedings Disrupted After Protesters Chanted Against Sanctuary Law

A Republican senator said he would shoot his Democrat colleague "in self-defense" after alleging he had been threatened following an immigration protest on the floor of the Texas House. "When I told the Democrats I called ICE, Representative Ramon Romero physically assaulted me, and other Democrats were held back by colleagues", he added.

Author: 0 Trump says his tax bill is 'moving along.' Except it doesn't exist

He's right on one count - people would be surprised because there actually is no tax bill. That outline called for trillions of dollars in both individual and corporate tax cuts but failed to go into detail on how the White House proposed to pay for them , leaving many legislators skeptical.

Local Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death
Author: 0 Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death

Authorities say the 19-year-old engineering student from Lebanon, New Jersey died in February , after falling down steps during an alcohol-fueled pledge ceremony. Bream declined to comment on the advice of counsel. The board the trustees passed a plan to crack down on illicit fraternity activity. "The University must introduce strict policies and procedures for existence and interaction of Greek life and must put into place means in which to monitor and strictly enforce such policies and ...

Local Security issues in Trump cellphone diplomacy
Author: 0 Security issues in Trump cellphone diplomacy

Spicer hems before dropping what sounds a lot like a bombshell. Dubke's departure comes amid White House plans for a larger strategic communications shake-up to tackle allegations involving collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation, including a "war room" to combat mounting lines of enquiry and multiple probes.

Author: 0 Obama Slams Trump Over Paris Climate Deal

In a TV broadcast both in French and English, Macron cheekily adapted the nationalist slogan used by Trump on the campaign trail by urging climate defenders to "make our planet great again". But he has referred to climate change and-or global warming as a hoax on several other occasions as well . "Europe will lead through ambitious climate policies and through continued support to the poor and vulnerable".

Author: 0 Putin Jokes About Blaming Cold Russian Weather on Trump and American Imperialism

Putin also dismissed reports of Russian collusion with the administration of President Donald Trump as "fake news", blaming an "anti-Russian" media campaign meant to deny Russia a position as a global power. "As for the interference, look at what your colleagues are doing in our country", Putin remarked. As for the S-400 production in Turkey, this is the issue of the Turkish industry's readiness, the Russian leader said.

Local Trump's disdain for Germany, NATO allies won't help US
Author: 0 Trump's disdain for Germany, NATO allies won't help US

Modi said India wants to enhance cooperation with Germany to replicate the success achieved by the key European nation. The president says the USA is running a "MASSIVE" trade deficit with Germany, but "this will change". "It is inappropriate that we are now communicating with each other between a beer tent and Twitter ", he said in Berlin . The White House painted the reactions in Europe as exactly the kind of response Trump is looking for - a Europe that takes responsibility for ...

Local India making billions for signing Paris deal
Author: 0 India making billions for signing Paris deal

The US coal industry has welcomed Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change agreement, indicating the move will save US jobs. Cook also said in the email that Apple will not stop fighting climate change regardless of Trump's decision . " Climate change is one of the major issues of our time ".

Local Three charged with murder of 6-year-old MS boy in auto
Author: 0 Three charged with murder of 6-year-old MS boy in auto

According to the Hinds County Sheriff's Department, the child's mother, Ebony Archie , left her Camry running with Kingston inside. Frazier was found shot dead in the back seat. "He was beloved by his classmates and teachers and will surely be missed". Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber said that his city needed to make clear there was "no tolerance on any level for acts of violence against children".

Author: 0 Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

When Rajeev failed to spell the Scandinavian-derived word " marram " during his turn, Ananya spelled two in a row correctly. When he was asked to spell the word Konohiki , (the overseer of a Hawaiian land division) he seemed a little anxious but spelt it correctly, however, without wasting any time, Ananya nailed Tasajillo .

Author: 0 Ex-Penn St officials sorry didn't do more in Sandusky case

Graham Spanier , once the nation's highest paid public school president, and two other former Penn State officials are due to be sentenced on Friday on child endangerment charges in Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas in Harrisburg. Prosecutors reserved some of their harshest words for Spanier, with Laura Ditka saying he was "a complete and utter failure as a leader when it mattered most".

Local Majority of Americans dislike GOP health care plan
Author: 0 Majority of Americans dislike GOP health care plan

A plan, called the American Health Care Act , has passed the House but has little support in the Senate. Some of the highest "less likely" responses were on changes made to ensure House passage, such as allowing states to let health care companies cut back on benefits they cover so they can sell cheaper plans.

Local At Least 2 Dead in Blast at Wisconsin Mill
Author: 0 At Least 2 Dead in Blast at Wisconsin Mill

The entire structure was lost after a large explosion occurred at the plant around 11:00 p.m. on May 31. A spokesman says it could be weeks before they pinpoint a cause. Wedne. Power went out around the village late Wednesday night and fire crews are warning people to stay away from Highway 146. Officials in the Village of Cambria issued a news release later Thursday saying 17 employees were in the mill.

Author: 0 Graham: I Hope Comey Hearing Doesn't Become a 'Hit Job' on Trump

In addition, the committee's Republican chairman, Representative Devin Nunes, who had recused himself from the panel's Russian Federation investigation, also approved subpoenas to the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency for information relating to the "unmasking" of the names of Trump campaign advisers inadvertently picked up in top-secret foreign communications intercepts.

Author: 0 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Can't Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

It is down 10.62% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.98% the S&P500. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 0.02% stake. It dropped, as 59 investors sold APC shares while 242 reduced holdings. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

Author: 0 Sixth-Grader Wins National Spelling Bee

Ananya Vinay's sort-of acceptance speech? "Language of origin?" she questioned with a laugh. Luckily, Vinay had a better performance on Thursday night - taking the opportunity to strike when opponent Rohan Rajeev flubbed the Scandinavian-derived word, "Marram" (beach grass) and taking the crown by successfully spelling " Marocain " (a type of dress fabric of ribbed crepe) to win the 90th annual bee.

Author: 0 Donald Trump & Family Mourn at Israel's Holocaust Memorial (Video & Picture Gallery)

Ending his speech, Abbas stated: "Mr. President, we hope that history will say that Donald Trump was the US President who achieved peace between Palestinians and Israelis. Palestinians viewed Trump's meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on Tuesday as positive overall but were concerned by his failure to mention a future Palestinian state .

Author: 0 Powerful explosion rocks Kabul killing 90 people, injuring over 350

Today's contemptible act is a grim indication that Afghan civilians will continue to bear the brunt of Afghanistan's war. "When we had more than 100,000 foreign soldiers, they were not even able to secure Helmand province" in southern Afghanistan, where the Taliban controls roughly 80 percent of the area, he said.

Local Putin: 'Patriotic' Russian hackers may have targeted US election
Author: 0 Putin: 'Patriotic' Russian hackers may have targeted US election

He compared hackers to free-spirited "artists" who may be Russians who wake up one morning, see how their homeland is being maligned in the foreign press and decide to act on their own. Putin argued that hackers, wherever they come from, can't sway election outcomes because the public mood cannot be manipulated that easily. The evolution of Russia's position on possible meddling in the election is similar to the way Mr Putin repeatedly shifted his account of Russia's role in the 2014 ...

Local Police say bank robber spent stolen money on Air Jordans, crab legs
Author: 0 Police say bank robber spent stolen money on Air Jordans, crab legs

Police say Adams spent most of the money on the purchase of crab legs, hosting a weekend BBQ, Air Jordan shoes, a delinquent vehicle loan and a trip to Chicago. Officers managed to track her down at her home earlier this week. In addition to the shoes, crab legs and barbecue, Adams told officers she also used the money to pay a delinquent vehicle loan and take a trip to Chicago, according to police.

Author: 0 Macron rebukes Trump (in English) for ditching Paris climate deal

A carbon budget is an estimate of the amount of carbon a country can emit into the atmosphere without the global average temperature rising by more than two degrees Celsius. "There is no way", said Macron, who took office less than a month ago. Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, who will serve as president of upcoming United Nations climate talks in Germany later this year, labeled the U.S.

Author: 0 Two workers missing after fatal blast at USA corn mill

The explosion occurred in the corn mill, not the adjacent ethanol plant that Didion Milling also owns. "Didion Milling has been in the Cambria community for over 30 years, and it has been a really good source for family corn farmers", he says.

Local Divers Searching for Man Who May Have Drowned in Maine Lake
Author: 0 Divers Searching for Man Who May Have Drowned in Maine Lake

Hughes was not wearing a life jacket and wardens said it was not clear why Hughes went into the water. Hughes had gone canoeing alone along the eastern shore of the pond around 10 p.m. Maine Warden Service divers recovered the body of 52-year old Christopher Hughes of CT, who had gone missing Thursday evening in Panther Pond in Raymond.

Author: 0 Pelosi: No debt limit increase to reward rich with tax cuts

Bradley said conservative revenue estimates have served the state well in developing the two-year revenue and spending plan. There's a good chance Cooper will veto the final budget since he's criticized both the House and Senate plans. "The revenues are incomplete and the tax reductions are too high". Republicans defended their plan, saying it both protects taxpayers and the state's most vulnerable residents.

Author: 0 California's scenic Pacific Coast Highway buried by landslide

The slide, which was reported Saturday, began after a rain-saturated hillside in an area called Mud Creek gave way and covered about a third of a mile of the highway with some 40 feet of earth. The highway had been closed for some time because crews were working to remove debris from an earlier landslide. The targeted public access date had been mid-June, but Caltrans now says it will reassess the date after recent landslides.

Author: 0 Elon Musk Announces Exit From Trump Advisory Council After Paris Accord Withdrawal

Earlier on Thursday, Macron had told Trump in a telephone call that the Paris agreement could not be renegotiated, according to a statement from the French President's office. Climate Interactive, which tracks global emissions and pledges, estimates that if United States doesn't reach its Paris Accord goal, an additional 0.3 degrees Celsius will be added to global warming by the end of the century.

Author: 0 Paris climate deal: Trump pulls U.S. out of 2015 accord

Moments after Trump announced his decision, several global leaders came out in support of landmark Paris accord and commit to protect the planet "with or without America". Even though Taiwan is not a signatory to the 2015 Paris agreement , as China tries to prevent it from attending global events, non-governmental organizations and government departments have taken part in activities of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Author: 0 Fired FBI director James Comey set to testify June 8 on Russia

Comey seems likely to be asked about any efforts by President Trump to suggest ending a probe for former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Comey is not expected to testify about the details of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Comey confirmed during congressional testimony that the FBI was investigating possible connections or coordination between President Trump's associates and the Russian government.

Local Pittsburgh mayor fires back at Trump's reference of city
Author: 0 Pittsburgh mayor fires back at Trump's reference of city

Energy Secretary Rick Perry had voiced support for renegotiating the terms of the agreement , which Trump pledged to do Thursday - but in the aftermath of US withdrawal, not as an alternative to it. Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger said they would leave White House advisory councils after Trump's move. He said the deal "front loads costs on American people", "disadvantages the US" to benefit other countries and causes a "vastly diminished economic reduction".

Local Puerto Rican nationalist to march, but not as parade honoree
Author: 0 Puerto Rican nationalist to march, but not as parade honoree

De Blasio expressed disappointment that the objective of the June 11 parade was overshadowed by the controversy. Our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico deserve help from Washington and they are not receiving it. Cuomo, along with Assemb. Nicole Malliotakis, who represents parts of Brooklyn and Staten Island, NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill and the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, had said they would not march in the parade after Lopez Rivera was chosen as an honoree.

Local Trump reportedly asked intelligence bosses to deny collusion with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump reportedly asked intelligence bosses to deny collusion with Russian Federation

Last week, it was reported that Trump had pressed Comey himself in meetings and phone calls to pull back on the investigation. "The President will continue to focus on his agenda that he was elected to pursue by the American people". "The release of information not only undermines confidence in our allies, but our ability to maintain secure information that we share with them", he said.

Author: 0 Covfefe - What Was President Donald Trump Tweeting?

Bossie told "Fox & Friends" in a separate interview that the administration has reached out to him but hasn't offered him a job. "You're going to have a situation where they're going to have trouble getting A-list or even B-list people to sign up".

Author: 0 Kabul bomb blast: Afghanistan blames Haqqani network and Pakistan's ISI for attack

Shortly after the Taliban denied any involvement in the explosion, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bloodbath, Xinhua news agency reported. It appeared to have gone off close to a busy intersection in the Wazir Akbar Khan district - a highly secure area of the capital that is home to many embassies, diplomatic missions, the Presidential Palace and the Foreign Ministry.

Author: 0 Melania Trump Praises Women's Empowerment… in Saudi Arabia?

Speaking during his first visit to Israel as USA president, Mr Trump said there is strong consensus on these issues among the world's nations, including many in the Muslim world. He boldly stated that achieving peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years" in March during a meeting with Mr Abbas.

Local Silence is golden? Trump's body language speaks volumes
Author: 0 Silence is golden? Trump's body language speaks volumes

The only time the article has been invoked was after the 9/11 terror attacks. Trump had begun his speech by asking for a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester, England, that killed 22 and wounded many more.

Local 'Make our planet great again': Macron trolls Trump over Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 'Make our planet great again': Macron trolls Trump over Paris climate agreement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a decision to leave a White House Business Advisory panel in the wake of President Donald Trump's announcement that he will pull the United States out of the internationally applauded Paris Accord. President Donald Trump announced his country's withdrawal from the Agreement. "Americans are not walking away from the Paris climate agreement ", Mr Bloomberg said on Thursday, according to the Washington Examiner .

Author: 0 Buildings light up green in solidarity with Paris climate accord

Trump has taken a hard stance on climate change; at times calling it a hoax by China. "We are getting out, but we will start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal, and if we can, that's great", Trump said in televised remarks on Thursday.

Author: 0 Sessions: Justice Dept. to Ask Supreme Court to Review Travel Ban Ruling

It is now expected the issue will go to the Supreme Court , the highest federal court in the US. While the president has broad power over immigration, "that power is not absolute". In his statement on the matter, Chief Judge Roger Gregory said that revisions removing any mention of religion from the second executive order did not hide the real motive: "President Trump's desire to exclude Muslims from the United States".