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Local 26 kids on overturned bus
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Police said in a tweet that one child and one adult were flown to hospitals Monday morning after the bus overturned in the Havre de Grace area. A Phoenixville-based charter bus carrying almost 30 students from Philadelphia was involved in an accident in Maryland that injured over two dozen people.

Author: 0 Valls Supports Macron's Movement

Valls resigned as prime minister to launch his own presidential bid but in a shock result was defeated in the Socialist Party's primary in January by left-wing candidate Benoit Hamon. Macron's party, En Marche, has promised to put up a candidate for all 577 seats in the Assembly. The Socialists, whose term in government comes to an end in tandem with the departure of President Francois Hollande, have traditionally disputed power with the centre-right for the past half century.

Author: 0 The perils of defending Donald Trump

Trump tweeted, "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" "Instead, Mr. She said she had not asked Mr Trump that question directly before the previous day's briefing. He added , "The Fake Media is working overtime today! ".

Author: 0 Trump says he will make 'fast decision' on Comey replacement

He elaborated, "Number one, they're hypocrites, but it's beyond being a hypocrite". They can make recommendations, but the president will ultimately make the hiring decision. "Another president, I won't use names but another president doesn't do what I'm doing - they really don't. Nearly all of them are very well-known", Trump said before taking off for Lynchburg, Virginia, where he gave the commencement address at Liberty University.

Author: 0 Supreme Court rejects bid to revive North Carolina voter ID law

Had the Section 5 federal review process remained in place, North Carolina's discriminatory voting law would likely have been blocked at the outset and never would have gone into effect. "With race data in hand, the legislature amended the bill to exclude numerous alternative photo IDs used by African Americans", the judges wrote . The Supreme Court refusal means North Carolina has exhausted all its appeals, and the 2016 ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals stands.

Local Nashville native charged in Penn State fraternity death
Author: 0 Nashville native charged in Penn State fraternity death

Other charges include aggravated assault, evidence tampering and hazing.On Tuesday, Davis declined a request by the Reading Eagle to comment further about the incident.However, in his interview on " Good Morning America ", Davis said that looking back at the situation now, more should have been done."This was a preventable tragedy", he said.

Local In January, Comey Reportedly Told Trump He'd Give Him 'Honesty'-Not Loyalty
Author: 0 In January, Comey Reportedly Told Trump He'd Give Him 'Honesty'-Not Loyalty

Donald Trump has sparked a Twitter row with comedian Rosie O'Donnell over his sacking of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders reiterated Thursday the president's claim in his letter to Comey, despite denials from associates of the former FBI director, that he was reassured by Comey that he was not under investigation.

Author: 0 Trump urges graduates to learn 'lesson from his outsider status'

Back in D.C., the political storm from Trump's unexpected firing of FBI Director James Comey still raged on after Trump's own account of the firing clashed with the explanation given by his own aides and White House officials. Trump advised the graduates to "never quit" and to carry themselves with "dignity and pride". "This is why our currency proudly declares, 'In God We Trust.' And it is why we proudly proclaim that we are one nation, under God, every time we say the Pledge of ...

Author: 0 Watch Donald Trump's First Commencement Speech as President

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. on Saturday presented President Trump with an honorary Doctorate of Laws at the Lynchburg, Va. school's commencement ceremony. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch , his decision to stack his Cabinet with religious conservatives and what Falwell described as bombing "those in the Middle East who are persecuting and killing Christians".

Author: 0 Finland Takes Arctic Council Chair

President Trump promised in his election campaign to withdraw from the 2015 Paris accord, which commits nearly 200 nations to reducing emissions that lead to climate change. After two years of chairing the council, the USA handed the gavel off to Finland. "The Arctic states, permanent participants, and observers to the Arctic Council should individually and collectively lead global efforts for an early, ambitious, and full implementation of the [Paris Agreement]", the report urged.

Local ABC Hammers FBI Director Comey, Push that He Swayed Election
Author: 0 ABC Hammers FBI Director Comey, Push that He Swayed Election

Rice became a central part of the Russian Federation investigation when Trump said she may have committed a crime when she asked intelligence analysts to disclose the name of a Trump associate mentioned in an intelligence report. But, Comey said, they determined there was no criminal intent from either one and decided not to seek charges. Concealing in my view would be catastrophic.

Author: 0 Warner: Trump firing Comey has 'appearance' of quashing FBI's Russian Federation probe

The White House initially said Comey was sacked on the recommendation of the two top officials at the Justice Department. "You can't be cute about tapes", he told NBC. "What Comey did, [he] had good moments for me as a candidate", Trump said. "What I will say is there are clearly ongoing investigations on a number of individuals that are affiliated with the Trump campaign and the Trump operation", Warner said .

Author: 0 Sessions to interview Federal Bureau of Investigation candidates Saturday

The administration is examining a list that includes top current and former lawmakers as well as law enforcement figures, the channel quoted a source as saying. Fourteen people have emerged as candidates, including Rogers and Cornyn. Texas would eventually have to hold a special election to fill Cornyn's term which expires in 2021.

Local Sean Spicer cutouts available to decorate bushes
Author: 0 Sean Spicer cutouts available to decorate bushes

Although Trump did offer that Spicer is "a wonderful human being" and "a nice man", he refused to commit to keeping on his White House press secretary. "All previously scheduled", White House communications director Mike Dubke told CNN . "Sanders obfuscates same as Spicer", The New York Times' Maggie Haberman tweeted.

Author: 0 Judge Orders Prosecutors to Charge Amtrak 188 Engineer Brandon Bostian

WASHINGTON , May 13 ― Criminal charges were filed yesterday against a United States passenger train driver for the 2015 derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people and injured more than 200. The unusual judge's order came after the family of a woman killed in the crash sought a private criminal complaint when city prosecutors declined to press charges as Friday's two-year deadline approached.

Author: 0 Fallen Iowa officers added to national police memorial

There will be a ceremony held in Dallas Wednesday morning, starting around noon at the Dallas Police Memorial across the street from city hall. Flags will be flown at half-staff across CT on Monday in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Author: 0 Republican Leaders Lose Argument to Trump Over Voter Fraud

The executive order instructs the group to look at processes that enhance or undermine the confidence in American elections, and also look for any vulnerabilities that could lead to voter fraud. For the past decade, Kobach has advocated for strict immigration laws and tough voter identification laws. According to Politico , President Trump also made allegations of voter fraud during a closed-door meeting with a group of senators slated to discuss the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the ...

Local Just 31% of Americans Support the House GOP Health Care Bill
Author: 0 Just 31% of Americans Support the House GOP Health Care Bill

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California has threatened that GOP lawmakers will "glow in the dark" over their vote. "We must move to a better system that embraces competition and choice and actually lowers costs for patients and taxpayers", House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) wrote in a March op-ed advocating for the GOP Obamacare repeal plan that passed this week in the House.

Local President Trump signs religious liberty executive order
Author: 0 President Trump signs religious liberty executive order

The executive order does not change the law. President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that could pave the way for religious institutions to have more power to claim exemptions from health-care law mandates like no co-pay birth control.

Local Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy, 2 others surrenders
Author: 0 Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy, 2 others surrenders

During the traffic stop, the deputy was shot and later died from his injuries. Authorities responded to the Gum Springs Road address that Mainhart was headed, where they found two female bodies outside the residence. An earlier version of this story was corrected to show the deaths happened about 65 miles west of Little Rock, not 170 miles west. He said Bowden released a woman who apparently was being held hostage before he surrendered.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: White House denies Comey loyalty pledge

At least four candidates will be vying to be Comey's successor on Saturday. Two days before the election Mr Comey said the emails had been reviewed, and nothing had actually changed - Mrs Clinton should still not face criminal charges. On Tuesday, the White House announced Comey was sacked as Trump's decision came at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who laid out the case for axing Comey in a memo that detailed his mishandling of ...

Local Trump's order to free religious political activity gets mixed reviews
Author: 0 Trump's order to free religious political activity gets mixed reviews

Trump promised during his bid for the White House to lift restrictions under what is known as the Johnson Amendment , which prohibits tax-exempt organizations, including faith-based groups, from endorsing political candidates. Eliminating the Johnson Amendment - which bars many tax-exempt organizations from directly endorsing candidates for office - would require action by Congress, and it wasn't clear what Trump would do to bypass the law.

Local After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why
Author: 0 After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why

Filling in for him this week is his deputy press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders . Ms. Sanders clearly has inherited some of her father's talents. A CNN reporter, citing sources, said high-level administration officials - including Trump himself - were evaluating whether to replace Spicer with his backup, deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders .

Local These Are the Candidates President Trump Is Considering to Replace James Comey
Author: 0 These Are the Candidates President Trump Is Considering to Replace James Comey

President Trump tweeted Friday that "Comey had better hope there are no tapes of our conversations", and Press Secretary Sean Spicer refused to answer press questions about whether there are recording devices in the White House. The president also got in on the act of contradicting his own communications team's messaging, telling NBC News that had already made a decision to dismiss Comey when he met on Monday with the top two officials from the Justice Department.

Local Candidates under consideration for Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Author: 0 Candidates under consideration for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

During an interview with Fox News' Jeanine Pirro on Friday, Trump complained about the news media: "They get free ratings because of me, and yet they don't treat us well", said Trump. "As a very active president with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!", he wrote.

Local Mother's Day 2017: 7 lovely ads that celebrate motherhood
Author: 0 Mother's Day 2017: 7 lovely ads that celebrate motherhood

I always feel like CYFS should just be waiting at the door after 9pm on Christmas Eve. Second of all, Mom faces pressure to succeed in the work place. Just as this day is hers - and hers alone. She keeps everyone together and everything organized so that whatever you are looking for is easy to access.

Local South Georgia, North Florida Fire Grows to 131000 Acres; Evacuations Underway
Author: 0 South Georgia, North Florida Fire Grows to 131000 Acres; Evacuations Underway

The wildfire was sparked by lightning April 6 and has since burned nearly entirely within the Okefenokee refuge boundaries - and some public forest land in north Florida - for the past month. "We're stressing to them that if they don't evacuate, firefighters will not come to rescue them if they get into trouble", he said. Parts of Charlton County, Ga .

Local No guns allowed at Trump's speech before NRA
Author: 0 No guns allowed at Trump's speech before NRA

April 28, 2017 . He said , "The eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end". In his speech, Trump said, "I have a feeling that in the next election you're going to be swamped with candidates". That gives incentive to the NRA to keep fighting, says Adam Winkler, a constitutional law professor at the UCLA School of Law. "But you came through for me, and I am going to come through for you".

Local US Attorney General Sessions Declares War on Poor, Black and Brown Communities
Author: 0 US Attorney General Sessions Declares War on Poor, Black and Brown Communities

His 2 page memo detailed his intentions of changing the stance on crime, telling the 5,000 or so USA attorneys and district attorneys to "charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense". "Drug business is big criminal business". Since reaching its historic peak in 2013, reforms in drug prosecution and sentencing as well as the Obama administration's clemency initiative led to a significant decrease in the federal prison population, which had dropped 14% (to 188,800) by April ...

Local JaQuan Lyle Arrested on Public Intoxication Charges
Author: 0 JaQuan Lyle Arrested on Public Intoxication Charges

Lyle, a native of Evansville, Ind., where the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is located, was charged with public intoxication, criminal mischief to a vehicle and disorderly conduct. In Indiana, the maximum punishment for a class B misdemeanor is up to 180 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. It's a big loss for the program as Lyle averaged 11.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 4.6 assists in 29.3 minutes per game for Ohio State past year.

Author: 0 8-year-old boy bullied at school days before killing himself

A school spokesperson has since told the Associated Press that Gabriel did not tell school officials he was bullied, and that they were not aware of the video recording until after his suicide. Gabriel's mother said through her lawyer, Jennifer Branch of Cincinnati , that no one at Carson told her about the assault when she collected Gabriel that day.

Author: 0 North Korea Tests Moon Jae-in's Resolve With Missile Test

It strongly condemned the "absolutely unacceptable" behavior. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has strongly condemned rival North Korea's missile test-launch as a "clear" violation of U.N. That missile, launched April 29, blew up over land in North Korean territory, according to a spokesman for the US Pacific Command. "It is possibly a new type of missile", Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said.

Local Attorney general orders tougher sentences, rolling back Obama policy
Author: 0 Attorney general orders tougher sentences, rolling back Obama policy

But Sessions seems determined to try to reverse that course with a "lock-'em-up" posture that has been proven to be ineffective in combating the nation's drug problem. "It is a core principle that prosecutors should charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense", Sessions said in a memo . West Virginia has also seen the value in a broader approach to drug abuse, said Jim Johnson, the drug control policy director for the city of Huntington.

Author: 0 Secretary Tillerson Chairs 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting

Now, US President Donald Trump, who has called climate change a " hoax ", is reportedly weighing a withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. Russia will take steps in order to create conditions for the indigenous peoples' participation in the Arctic Council's activities, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the Council's ministerial meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Author: 0 Philadelphia Amtrak crash: Driver faces criminal charges

To avoid a conflict of interest, prosecutors referred the case against Bostian to Shapiro's office. Attorney General Josh Shapiro has expanded on charges filed a day earlier by a Philadelphia judge asked to approve a private criminal complaint sought by the family of a woman killed in the May 12, 2015, crash.

Author: 0 Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed by gunman

When the gunman was confronted by Disario, he shot Disario and the two hostages ran off unharmed. Disario was shot on a street near the Pine Kirk Care Center, and the two female employees and the gunman were found dead inside, Thorp said. One of the vehicles searched was at a nearby gas station in Kirkersville in central Ohio . By early afternoon, flowers and flags appeared in an impromptu memorial outside the village police hall.

Author: 0 Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro says the charges are just. Mr. Kline and Mr. Mongeluzzi, on behalf of the Jacobs family and all victims of the derailment, could not be more pleased. Jacobs, a technology executive, was a wife and mother. Bostian has a personal injury lawsuit pending against Amtrak. He had heard through radio traffic that a nearby commuter train had been struck by a rock.

Author: 0 Tumultuous week puts Trump presidency on perilous path

Agents gained a new sense of urgency Tuesday when President Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, which has sparked fear among investigators that the administration will hamper their efforts. A spokesman for Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) said the details on the timing are still being worked out. In that same NBC interview, the president said he had chose to fire Comey because he was a "showboat" and a "grandstander" and also because "this ...

Local May Day Protesters Focus on Trump's Anti-Immigrant Policies
Author: 0 May Day Protesters Focus on Trump's Anti-Immigrant Policies

Former president Barack Obama also proclaimed May 1 as Loyalty Day, and previous presidents have chosen days other than May 1. Martinez, 30, said he has a US work permit but fears immigration agents may still try to deport him. These protests will be a repurposing of May 1, or May Day, which has played the role of Labor Day in many countries across the globe for over 100 years.

Local Police Investigate Killing Of Ohio Police Chief, 2 Others
Author: 0 Police Investigate Killing Of Ohio Police Chief, 2 Others

Disario had only been police chief for about three weeks, Thorp said. Amphibious military exercises on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam are moving ahead as scheduled a day after being suspended when a French landing craft ran aground. They have said they are looking into the relationship between Hartless and Medrano, who had obtained civil protection orders against him in connection with domestic violence cases.

Local Suspect in NYC attack on German tourist taken into custody
Author: 0 Suspect in NYC attack on German tourist taken into custody

The victim lost several teeth as a result of the attack, and was unable to immediately speak to investigators due to the severity of her injuries, police said. In that incident, he again told his victim he wouldn't hurt him if he simply gave up his money. Robinson got out of jail in July of 2014, and got sent back to jail in 2016 for six months for violating his parole.

Local Did Sessions Just Escalate The War on Drugs?
Author: 0 Did Sessions Just Escalate The War on Drugs?

However, the federal prison population is expected to grow under Sessions' watch, considering both his battle against drug offenses and the Trump administration's immigration crackdown. According to the Examiner, Holder mentioned department data showing that because of his Smart on Crime directive, prosecutors have been able to reallocate resources and focus on high-level drug offenders.

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