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U.S. Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest
Author: 0 Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

The mayor also asked the rally organizers to cancel the events. "I urge them to ask their supporters to stay away from Portland", Mayor Wheeler requested. Fletcher linked to a crowdfunding campaign for the two girls in his video's caption, urging viewers and supporters to donate. "You throw one punch, you're going to jail", he said.

U.S. Portland mayor asks feds to stop 'alt-right' rallies
Author: 0 Portland mayor asks feds to stop 'alt-right' rallies

To that end, Wheeler announced that the city will not issue permits to alt-right groups for two planned June rallies in Portland. "Our city is in mourning", Wheeler said. He also wants the feds to refuse a permit for a June 10 anti-Muslim rally. Gibson urged his supporters to remain calm. "You have said that you will be President for all Americans".

U.S. Kick times for Pitt, Ohio State, more games announced
Author: 0 Kick times for Pitt, Ohio State, more games announced

Penn State's trip to Northwestern will feature a noon kick locally while the Nittany Lions will host Rutgers at noon for Homecoming and the second to last home game of the year. 8 p.m., at Heinz Field, ESPN. Two other kick times were announced, as well. Television coverage has not been decided for those two games. Even when Penn State rolled off 49 points against USC in the Rose Bowl , Gillikin was still called upon five times, and he answered that call to the tune of 50.8 yards per boot.

U.S. Teen girl accused of hacking Uber driver to death during ride
Author: 0 Teen girl accused of hacking Uber driver to death during ride

He was dropping off the girl when the attack occurred, police said in a statement . Wasni climbed into the front seat of Nelson's silver sedan and drove away before striking a central reservation in the road. Nelson ran to a nearby apartment block screaming "help me, help me, I'm going to die". She was apprehended moments later after removing a bloody shirt.

U.S. Stuck subway prompts NYC grad to hold underground ceremony
Author: 0 Stuck subway prompts NYC grad to hold underground ceremony

Knowing that they're already late for the commencement, his friends chose to create him a "diploma" and give him a graduation experience on the train. Fellow subway rider Nadiya Afzal captured the entire "ceremony" on her mobile phone. When the grad finally arrived at Hunter College's Brookdale campus, his pals gave him a second party in the empty auditorium.

Author: 0 Corey Lewandowski Says He's Open to Returning to Trump's Team

President Donald Trump has said it's hard for his communications people to speak for him, and has shown interest in wanting to speak more directly with the American people. The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and insisted on anonymity. A recent Washington Post report said the White House adviser still owns 90% of his real estate empire.

U.S. White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns
Author: 0 White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

He resigned on May 18 but offered to stay on his post until the end of the president's first foreign trip, ABC News has learned. White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said in a statement: "I want to thank Mike Dubke for his service to President Trump and this administration".

Author: 0 Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

Jared Kushner and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak discussed the possibility of creating a back channel - a secret communication channel - between the Trump team and Russian officials, according to communications between Kislyak and his superiors in Moscow that were picked up by USA intelligence.

Author: 0 Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

WASHINGTON , D.C.: The White House on Tuesday (Wednesday) said communications director Mike Dubke has resigned, the first in what is expected to be a series of moves to shake up Donald Trump's press team. Dubke, who worked closely with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , served as a behind-the-scenes player helping manage communications strategy, responses to crises such as the firing of James B.

Author: 0 United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

It would make it far more hard to prevent crossing a risky global temperature threshold. President Donald Trump will announce his decision on whether to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon.

Author: 0 Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence committee

These are the first subpoenas to come from the panel, issued by Chairman Rep. Mike Conaway and ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff. Former FBI director James Comey is preparing to testify to Congress as early as next week about his private conversations with President Trump leading up to his abrupt firing, according to people familiar with the matter.

U.S. Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal
Author: 0 Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

Repealing and replacing ObamaCare would fulfill a longtime campaign pledge by Republicans. The House Appropriations Committee was meeting in a marathon session to review the 356-page budget bill - and the 480-page breakdown of how money is being moved around - and offering amendments to the spending plan before it is debated and voted on by the full House on Thursday and Friday.

U.S. Aetna in talks to move headquarters from CT
Author: 0 Aetna in talks to move headquarters from CT

Spokesperson Kelly Donnelly said Malloy and his team of negotiators met with Aetna's team, though not with its CEO, multiple times this spring and then sent a formal May 15 letter notifying the company the state would match any incentive deals offered by other states.

U.S. Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner Faces Charges In Sexting Case
Author: 0 Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner Faces Charges In Sexting Case

He started a virtual relationship with her, even though he "knew that was morally wrong". That he's now going to be a registered sex offender adds severity to his existing behavior, and there's the continuing embarrassment of Weiner being the cause of Clinton's reopened private server probe .

U.S. Texas lawmaker says he threatened to shoot other lawmaker in self-defense
Author: 0 Texas lawmaker says he threatened to shoot other lawmaker in self-defense

Chaos ensued during the last day of Texas's legislative session after a Republican state lawmaker called immigration authorities on sanctuary city law protesters, leading to an exchange of threats and a scuffle on the House floor. Nevarez told CNN that physical altercations should never happen on the House floor, which is why he challenged Rinaldi to bring the heated discussion outside.

U.S. Tweet That: #covfefe signals @realDonaldTrump is back
Author: 0 Tweet That: #covfefe signals @realDonaldTrump is back

Senate - tweeting out once again: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". The post Trump's cryptic tweet "covfefe" #1 trend on Twitter appeared first on Vanguard News . Though covfefe likely was a typo when the President meant to type coverage, he woke up to a lot of Twitter sass. Oxford Dictionaries tweeted that " covfefe " was its coinage of the day, and went one step further to solicit possible definitions for the word.

U.S. Man with fake gun at airport wanted to speak to president
Author: 0 Man with fake gun at airport wanted to speak to president

Police said Pettigrew was already in their system for mental-health related issues. No one was hurt. The responding officers tried to talk to Pettigrew for a half hour until SWAT team members and police negotiators arrived. A man with a gun that officers later discovered was not real prompted a lockdown at Orlando International Airport Tuesday night. No one was hurt and no shots were ever fired, but the Tuesday night standoff caused confusion and anxiety among travelers.

U.S. Weather Authority Forecast for Thursday, June 1st
Author: 0 Weather Authority Forecast for Thursday, June 1st

The first weekend in June looks like a nice one at the beginning, but possibly ending with a few showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will remain in the mid 80s all through these days. Tonight , we'll see partly cloudy skies. The area should finally be free of any rain by next Thursday. Winds E 5-10 miles per hour. Highs around 83.

Author: 0 Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

Richards declined to name the deceased victim, and said he did not know the details about the type of injuries sustained by those wounded. He says the cause of the explosion remains unknown. Bay State Milling, based in Quincy, Massachusetts U.S., issued a statement via its Twitter account stating, "We were extremely saddened to hear about last night's explosion at Didion Milling, a corn milling facility in Wisconsin ".

U.S. Former Wyoming great considered for College Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Former Wyoming great considered for College Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be announced on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, the site of the CFP National Championship. The 2018 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot was released on Thursday morning and Oklahoma's Rickey Dixon is nominated.

U.S. Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant
Author: 0 Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

Another campaign has been set up to aid Fletcher, the surviving hero, with his medical bills. He recently got out of the hospital. The probable cause document is short, with a bare minimum of detail that could still see Christian held for the felony and misdemeanor counts he now faces: murder, attempted murder, intimidation, and being a felon in possession of a deadly weapon.

U.S. Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes
Author: 0 Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes

A New York Times report from Saturday corroborates some of this, citing three people "with knowledge of the discussion" who said the proposed back channel was for the objective of communicating about the Syrian civil war. "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere". That discussion took place at the Trump Tower, the New York Times reports.

Author: 0 New Mexico Dem official posts support for bloody Trump video

Pictured: Kathy Griffin on February 6, 2016 in Los Angeles. Then Griffin started getting cold feet, sending out this tweet: "Obviously, I do not condone any violence". But the comedian Kathy Griffin , who does not hide anything from the animosity she experiences against him, went a little too far in a sketch that claimed to be humorous.

U.S. A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

This portion is also worth six points for a grand total of 36 possible points. During Wednesday's preliminarys, Vogoti spelled paillard (thin grilled piece of beef or veal) and laity (people of a religious faith) after scoring high on the written test that moved him to the final rounds.

Author: 0 Trump raises security alarm by asking leaders to call him directly

In today's world of cyber espionage, cellphone security experts say such a policy is not only unorthodox, but unsafe. All the officials spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. As president, Trump has made a series of security missteps that experts say could put the USA national security at risk. Green said cellular phones are not terribly secure and the communications traverse a cellular network with well-known vulnerabilities.

Author: 0 It was a message to the Russians

The former Democratic standard-bearer was perhaps her most forthcoming at Recode, even slamming her party for an inept election operation. Trump tweeted Wednesday night that she "blamed everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a awful candidate".

U.S. Issa photographs protesters from office roof
Author: 0 Issa photographs protesters from office roof

Shortly before Issa posted his photo, a reporter from the San Diego Union-Tribune said he received an "unprompted call" from the congressman, who told him that he went up to the roof because the protesters would not speak to him. He posted this to Twitter, " Spent the morning talking with constituents gathered outside the office today then popped upstairs to take a quick pic!" In this situation, two politicians set to face off in the 2018 election each tried to turn Tuesday into a ...

U.S. Heatwave's Late Weather: Chance of Showers, Then Hotter
Author: 0 Heatwave's Late Weather: Chance of Showers, Then Hotter

Completely dry days will be a rarity the next week or two, according to AccuWeather . Light west southwest wind becoming west 8 to 13 miles per hour in the morning. Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

U.S. Clinton quip on 'covfefe': It was a message to the Russians
Author: 0 Clinton quip on 'covfefe': It was a message to the Russians

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center in NY last month. In the new book that she is now working on, she said: "I'm just using everything that anybody else said about it besides me to basically say: This was the biggest nothing burger - ever".

U.S. Suspect in Fatal Attack Aboard Portland Light-Rail Train Appears in Court
Author: 0 Suspect in Fatal Attack Aboard Portland Light-Rail Train Appears in Court

Christian pushed Best into Namkai-Meche and stabbed both men again, the affidavit said. But it was a moment in which those men, Rick Best , Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Micah Fletcher , conveyed a powerful message that has resonated across the country: We will not stand by and let these girls face such threats and intolerance.