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Author: 0 LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

It just goes to show racism will always be part of the world, part of America. He said he thought about the funeral of Emmett Till , an African-American teenager brutally murdered in the South in 1955 whose body was visible in an open casket at his mother's request.

U.S. SEC coaches object to NCAA recruiting reforms
Author: 0 SEC coaches object to NCAA recruiting reforms

The NCAA amended its rules in January 2016, allowing leagues to eliminate divisions and still hold a title game between their top two teams. "We're not going to talk anything formally about it this weekend or this week, but at some point, we will".

Author: 0 GOP rep: Alleged Montana assault 'unacceptable,' but voters have spoken

Some of his supporters responded at the victory speech by telling Gianforte, "You are forgiven". "I guess that's really not for me to talk about", Quist said. Gianforte, a 56-year-old software entrepreneur from Bozeman, was the favorite going into a race just several months after Trump won the state by 20 points.

Author: 0 Trump views Germany as political opponent: senior SPD lawmaker

Trump concluded his first official tour overseas on Sunday, which took him to Saudi Arabia , Israeli-occupied territories, Belgium and Italy for a G7 summit. And then Trump gets huffy - as evidenced by his latest round of tweets - when they respond in kind. Trump's tweet came after meeting with European Union leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel , while he was traveling overseas.

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

Asked about reports that U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a clandestine communication channel with Russian Federation before the president took office, U.S. Could Jared be the mole in the White House? The Post's report says that Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to the USA, told superiors that it was Kushner who broached the subject .

Author: 0 WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

Dubke's Crossroads Media , a political ad company, was closely aligned with former Bush White House strategist Karl Rove and his political firm, Crossroads GPS. According to The New Yorker , which cites an unnamed White House official, it lasted "just for a few minutes." Trump accepted Dubke's offer, but his official last day has not been set and he was still expected to be at the White House on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Half of Trump's Twitter followers are fake bots

According to twitteraudit , half of Trump's followers are fake. In fact, Trump now has 14.8 million fake followers, according to Twitteraudit.com. This score is based on the number of tweets, date of the last tweet and ratio of followers to friends.

U.S. White House Communications Director Resigns
Author: 0 White House Communications Director Resigns

Mike Dubke will leave his post as White House communications director after three months in the job, amid frustration from President Trump over his administration's communication operation. And if he won the job, there would be questions about whether Trump would listen to him. Trump has entertained bringing his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, more formally back into the fold.

Author: 0 Russia: Comey expected to testify in Senate, subpoenas issued for House probe

Following Trump's firing of Comey, reports have surfaced about the president allegedly asking the former FBI Director to drop the ongoing Flynn investigation and asking him for a pledge of loyalty. Comey's sacking raised a lot of dust and fuelled concerns about the integrity of the inquiry and renewed calls for an independent investigation. Mueller did not mention the Russian Federation investigation, but the schoolmaster joked before his address that Mueller has "a few things going on" ...

U.S. NYPD sergeant who killed mentally ill woman is arrested
Author: 0 NYPD sergeant who killed mentally ill woman is arrested

In addition to second-degree murder, a Bronx grand jury also indicted Barry on charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. He was to appear in court later Wednesday. "This should never have happened". James O'Neill, the city's police commissioner, said at the time that Barry, who had been with the department for eight years, had not followed the department's procedures for dealing with emotionally disturbed people.

U.S. Transgender student wins appeal in final week of school
Author: 0 Transgender student wins appeal in final week of school

Back in September, a USA district judge ruled that 17-year-old Ashton Whitaker had the right to use the boy's bathroom at his school, Tremper High School in Kenosha, Wisconsin . "It's nice knowing this will definitely be a beacon for other trans kids and other members of the community to look to as a source for hope", Whitaker said in a conference call with reporters on Tuesday.

U.S. Cop Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired
Author: 0 Cop Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Rice's death, ruled a homicide by the Cuyahoga County medical examiner, drew demonstrations both in Cleveland and several other cities across the U.S. An evaluation in the file said Loehmann was emotionally immature and inept at handling guns. The officers on the scene, Loehmann and Frank Garmback , hadn't delivered first aid, a role left to an Federal Bureau of Investigation officer who happened to be nearby.

Author: 0 Investigator: Deadly shooting began when fugitive confronted

A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas vehicle dealership that left three men dead involved two investigators who had confronted a fugitive wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges. The owner of the dealership claims Bernal and Garcia initially represented themselves as federal agents, and waited several hours for Hutchinson to arrive.

Author: 0 Heated immigration debate led to Texas lawmakers' scuffle

The final day of Texas' 85th regular legislative session was interrupted by hundreds of protesters in red who filled the Capitol in opposition to Senate Bill 4 , one of this session's most controversial bills. Rinaldi responded to the allegations in a statement posted on Facebook , claiming he was himself threatened by Nevarez. Rinaldi told reporters afterward: "They were saying stuff to me".

U.S. Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA
Author: 0 Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

The VA has done much to improve access and cut wait times, but wait times for primary care mental health appointments are still at 60 days or more at 30 facilities. Thanks to Congress, VA physicians in states where marijuana is legal are allowed to discuss the option with patients, but are not allowed to recommend or prescribe the drug .

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

Best died at the scene. He was released from the hospital Monday. Prosecutors say the man charged with stabbing three men aboard a Portland light-rail train confessed while in the back seat of a patrol vehicle after his arrest. The other was wearing a hijab. Michaels says the girls told her they had felt threatened. He told jailers he has no permanent address. The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged US officials and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other ...

Author: 0 Dillon joins the pack of NASCAR young guns on the rise

Johnson and Logano ran out of gas. Dillon and his crew had a little fun celebrating on the infield grass afterward. "We got good fuel mileage all day, and it didn't really make much sense to do anything but that, really", Alexander, said.

Author: 0 Officer's attorneys want Castile gun permit evidence omitted

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of officer Yanez , charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop in the St. According to a May 4 order, courtroom attendees are not allowed to wear or carry signs, buttons or clothing that call attention to Castile, Yanez or any witnesses.

Author: 0 Trump gave Macron private cell phone number

Diplomatic protocol dictates that leaders use secure landlines for calls, which are typically stage-managed and even scripted. But using his private cellphone (which is generally not a secure device) could spell out some trouble for Trump down the line.

U.S. US home prices rising 2 times faster than wages
Author: 0 US home prices rising 2 times faster than wages

Prices of homes continued to accelerate the fastest in regions of the country where the technology sector is booming, while the supply of homes available for sale is constrained. South Florida home prices increased 6 percent in March compared to a year ago - a middle-of-the-pack gain compared with other major metropolitan areas nationwide.

U.S. Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

It was noted his attitude to climate change was one of the major hurdles during the summit in Sicily - the first time he has met his fellow G7 leaders as a group. Barack Obama signed the USA up in September 2016, and members of the G7 are keen for the U.S. to continue to back it, not least because the country is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gasses after China.

U.S. Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues
Author: 0 Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

As an instructor of history, I can say that the Confederacy was born not out of support for slavery but in response to a government in Washington that continually ignored the South and passed tariff laws (and others) that were downright punitive towards it.

Author: 0 U.S. stages successful test of defense against simulated ICBM

The ground-based interceptor being tested Tuesday is different than the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system located in South Korea, which would intercept the kill vehicle at a lower altitude in the missile's terminal stage.

U.S. McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act
Author: 0 McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act

That provision was authored by Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-3rd Dist.), a former insurance executive , and won enough support among formerly recalcitrant Republicans to pass the legislation and send it to the Senate. She warned that those insured through their employer may not be immune from the effects of the House bill. "Tax credits that vary with age alone (or, as under the AHCA, that only decrease once income crosses a high threshold) can not target government assistance to those with the ...

U.S. Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court
Author: 0 Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Macy said she was afraid, and as a woman of color she didn't want to be noticed by Christian. From left are Coco's brother, Desmond Douglas; her father, Christopher Douglas; and her stepmother, Angel Sauls. A woman who was with Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche during his final moments after being stabbed on a MAX train said she wants the world to remember him as a attractive man.

U.S. Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport
Author: 0 Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport

UPDATE: OPD has confirmed that the gunman is now in custody and that everyone is safe. Earlier, a crisis negotiator spoke with the suspect before he was taken into custody. Armed suspect is contained but not in custody. "They knew he was in some type of mental crisis". This is still an active scene with police activity.

U.S. House, Senate point fingers at each other over special-session possibility
Author: 0 House, Senate point fingers at each other over special-session possibility

Monday is the 140th and final day of the legislative session. Texas' legislative session is winding down with a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people all but dead and negotiations to salvage it at a standstill. In recent days, Abbott had held out hope that all sides could come to an agreement by Monday. The Texas Legislature has approved requiring Texas public and private universities to create anonymous online reporting tools for sexual assault victims.

Author: 0 Whitbread plc (WTB) Receives Equal weight Rating from Barclays PLC

Sanofi now has $123.53B valuation. The stock decreased 0.37% or GBX 3.26 on May 30, reaching GBX 869.24. About shares traded. Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE:SNY) has risen 26.96% since May 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Fidessa Group (LON:FDSA). It operates through three divisions: UK and Ireland, which includes activities and activities of the pay television, home communications and adjacent businesses in the United ...

U.S. Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Hamilton
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Hamilton

Storms could produce quarter-sized hail and gusty winds up to 60 miles per hour. Severe thunderstorms are possible in and near the watch area. "It has been a calm day", said First Alert Meteorologist Tim Miller. An unsettled weather pattern is taking hold for much of the week. For Memorial Day, showers and storms become likely in the afternoon and evening hours.

U.S. Dramatic video shows boy's terrifying fall from water slide
Author: 0 Dramatic video shows boy's terrifying fall from water slide

However, the accident has highlighted a much bigger issue of the safety of rides at the newly opened water park. Officials said the slides went through extensive testing and it will now be determined if the slide needs to add a weight requirement or adjust the pressure of the water.