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Stormy Memorial Day Weekend

Stormy Memorial Day Weekend

A few showers may develop as a more indirect result of this system's development and subsequent track into the Mid-Atlantic. Saturday night: Mostly cloudy , with a low around 56. Behind this system, daily high temps drop back into the upper 70s, which is about typical for this time of year. Temperatures will once again stay lower than normal with highs in the 60s. Read More

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Memorial Day weekend forecast

Memorial Day weekend forecast

After some morning showers, there will be a "window of opportunity" for green flag racing Sunday afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Sunday night , howers and thunderstorms likely. The high will be 76; after a morning low of 62. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Tuesday night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 7 and 8 p.m. Read More

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Plane with New York CEO, 3 others, missing in Bahamas

The passengers on board were identified as 40-year-old Jennifer Blumin and her two sons-one 10 years old and one four years old. "There's no indication of significant adverse weather at the time", said Lt. "Her family is working with investigators and we politely ask that you respect their privacy at this time". Officials said it's unknown why the plane never made it to its destination. Read More

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Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid

Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid

He will be with us all the way to Lima and hopefully beyond". Neither of the two cities has put the 2028 Games in its radar, which the International Olympic Committee also took into its consideration to award each of the two Games to two cities respectively, an effort to avoid leaving the other as a loser. Read More

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Heaval Over EVMs In Delhi Assembly

Earlier, the discussion was introduced by Chandni Chowk MLA Alka Lamba, who said the BJP had itself raised concerns over EVMs in 2009 when the Congress had won the Lok Sabha polls. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the AAP will participate in the "EVM Hackathon" to be oraganised by the poll panel later this month and will prove how an EVM can be tampered with. Read More

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Judge in Sacramento court deems TN teacher a flight risk

The former Culleoka Unit School teacher allegedly obtained a "small watercraft and conducted a test run to cross into Mexico across the water from San Diego", ABC News reported . If convicted of the federal charge , he faces at least 10 years in prison, acting U.S. Attorney Jack Smith said. The pair went missing in March from Tennessee and were not seen for six weeks - except for when they were captured on surveillance video at a Walmart in Oklahoma City. Read More

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Trump to wade into Middle East politics on first foreign trip

Trump to wade into Middle East politics on first foreign trip

From Rome, Trump will travel to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and then to Sicily for a meeting of the Group of Seven economic powers. "We will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied or silenced again and we will never stand for religious discrimination", Trump said. The formal announcement of the visit said Trump would meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during the trip, but did not say where he would meet him. Read More

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Joey Logano calls Richmond penalty 'pretty severe'

Joey Logano calls Richmond penalty 'pretty severe'

You have to find that edge and get right to it. However, his vehicle failed post-race technical checks at NASCAR's R&D facility, therefore the win has been declared "encumbered". The loss of 25 driver points only drops him one spot in the standings, from fourth to fifth. "I think we push as hard as we can because we're looking for hundredths of a second - every race team is - the fact of the matter is we're winning right now and when your vehicle wins, it gets put through tech a lot". Read More

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Police arrest protesters at Alton Sterling memorial rally

Police arrest protesters at Alton Sterling memorial rally

MARTIN KASTE, BYLINE: No, it doesn't. "While the standards for federal charges are extremely high, standards under state law are broader and may be more easily applied to the facts of this case". Looking at this - and it's a 71-second incident that they looked at. That's the constitutional standard in the country. "You tell someone, I'm going to kill you "bitch" and then he does it". Read More

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YPG militants target Turkish army posts from Syria border town

Toner stressed the United States will continue to press the case with Turkey that all of the forces fighting Daesh (outlawed in Russia) in that region need to focus on the goal to combat the terror group. The Turkish warplanes on Tuesday conducted airstrikes targeting the positions of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq , killing at least five Iraqi Kurdish fighters and wounding ten others, Xinhua news agency cited local Kurdish media reports. Read More

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Trump, Turnbull to meet after tense phone call

The meeting with Turnbull also marks Trump's first visit to his hometown New York City since assuming office in January. "Thousands of people are ready to protest Donald Trump", said Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition which is co-organising one of the large-scale protests. Read More

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Customer fatally shoots man who killed sports bar manager

Customer fatally shoots man who killed sports bar manager

The shooting happened at the Zona Caliente Sports Bar in the 6500 block of South Cooper Street around 6:17 p.m. Cook says that customer was carrying a handgun under the Texas concealed handgun license program. "He made the decision to engage the shooter, fearing there would be other loss of life", Cook said. Employees and customers who were inside at the time will also be interviewed by detectives. Read More

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Advocacy group praises Trump's executive order on offshore drilling

Advocacy group praises Trump's executive order on offshore drilling

Bush's early 2009 creation (and Obama's 2014 expansion) of the Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument south and west of Hawaii - the largest marine protected area in the world. Trump campaigned on making the United States more energy self-sufficient. Nevertheless, the oil industry is praising the order. In addition to requiring a new five-year drilling plan , the order reverses Obama's decision to place parts of the Arctic permanently off limits to drilling. Read More

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Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

Clinton said the Trump campaign "quite coordinated with the goals" of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the election, adding that Putin "certainly interfered in our election - to hurt me and help my opponent". Clinton pointed to the release of an old video tape on October 7 on which Trump is heard crudely discussing groping women, and how "within an hour or two" of the tapes release, the Russian theft of Clinton staffers' emails were made public on WikiLeaks. Read More

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1 dead, several hurt in U. of Texas stabbings

Just prior to the stabbing, White wrote "Yahushua" on his Twitter account, the Hebrew name for Jesus, a term used by some Christian messianists seeking to return Christianity to its roots in Judaism. "At this time of this bad tragedy, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, and the families of this incredibly senseless attack, which attacks the entire UT campus and UT family". Read More

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Perdue Sworn in as USDA Secretary

Perdue Sworn in as USDA Secretary

Trump's corporate backers took notice - and took advantage of this administration's openness to influence: Koch Industries lobbied hard to help confirm Scott Pruitt as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Nestle lobbied for the nomination of Sonny Perdue . Read More

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Arkansas inmate convulses during deadline-beating execution

Arkansas inmate convulses during deadline-beating execution

If it goes through, Williams will be the state's fourth execution this month. Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days, ending a frantic schedule as the state's supply of lethal injection drugs expires at the end of April. Courts have blocked half of those, while three other death sentences have been carried out, including two back-to-back lethal injections Monday. His attorneys had filed a petition Thursday with the high court seeking additional case review, arguing that he was ... Read More

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Severe storms may put a damper on weekend

Severe storms may put a damper on weekend

Forecasters say the stormy weather could also affect parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. The main threats with any severe storms this weekend with be damaging winds and large hail. The front will return north Friday into Saturday. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible. West-northwest winds are expected to be 20-30 miles per hour, with gusts up to 35 miles per hour are expected this afternoon. Read More

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Senate Confirms Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Senate Democrats largely backed Perdue, even while criticizing President Trump for proposing a big cut to USDA's budget. Nebraska lawmakers in Washington , D.C. While literally hundreds of farm, ranch and agricultural groups endorsed Perdue's nomination as it came before the Senate , there were dissident voices, mostly outside the industry. Read More

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Unemployment continues its decline in the region

Unemployment continues its decline in the region

In 2016, 71 counties were above the comparable, unadjusted annual state unemployment of 5 percent, while 46 were below the state and three (Carroll, Meade and Crittenden counties) were the same rate. "While this is a positive economic indicator, there are thousands of good-paying jobs now available in IN that require in-demand skills". A total of 287 people was looking for work in March, down 21.4 percent from February (down 27.9 percent since March 2016). Read More

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Tennessee Amber Alert: Kidnapped teen back with family, lawyers say

Tennessee Amber Alert: Kidnapped teen back with family, lawyers say

Hotel companies alerted authorities that the two had checked into motels in Oklahoma City and Guymon, Oklahoma, but they were gone by the time police got the tips, the complaint says. Not immediately realizing that he was talking to a wanted fugitive and the subject of a nationwide Amber Alert, Barry says he took pity on the supposedly down-on-his-luck man and his "wife", giving him $40 in cash and buying $15 worth of gas. Read More

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Two More People Charged in Genital Mutilation Case

Two More People Charged in Genital Mutilation Case

District Court and will remain locked pending a detention hearing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, when a judge will decide whether to grant them bond or keep them behind bars. According to the complaint , some of the minor victims allegedly traveled inter-state to have Nagarwala perform the procedure, the report said. She also told investigators that her parents instructed her not to talk about the procedure because it was a secret. Read More

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Known DREAMer Deported Under President Trump

Even so, DACA enrollees are being targeted by immigration authorities. On the campaign trail, President Trump indicated he would deport anyone in the country illegally. The details of Montes' story have come under scrutiny since the publication of the USA Today piece. "We believe him", Nora Preciado, a staff attorney with the National Immigration Law Center , which is representing Montes, said in a statement . Read More

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Fort Wayne sees weekly dip in gas prices

Fort Wayne sees weekly dip in gas prices

That's nearly 30 cents higher than one year ago at this time. The area's gas prices are 39 cents a gallon higher that a year ago. Last year, Pittsburgh-area prices increased 73 cents from late-February to mid-June. OPEC and some non-OPEC countries have agreed to cut production to support oil prices. However, IEA noted in the absence of OPEC extending its production cuts, the second half of the year could be more volatile due to a tighter USA supply and lower global oil demand. Read More

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Cuomo, Hillary Make College 'Free' in New York...With Caveats

Cuomo, Hillary Make College 'Free' in New York...With Caveats

In this fashion, runaway tuition inflation has hindered access not only to private universities, but also to public colleges meant to provide a solid, affordable college education for in-state students. If students move out of the state the scholarship is converted to a loan to be repaid. "That could be a condition that might stump students, who might say, 'You know, I'm only getting $1,000 a year, I don't want to be locked into working in NY, because I may want to export and move to ... Read More

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Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation

Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation

Gorsuch's nomination should come as no surprise to the left, but they seem to forget that during the campaign, Trump shared a list of people he would nominate to the Supreme Court if he won. Senate Republicans invoked the "nuclear option" — allowing all future Supreme Court nominees to pass with a 51-vote simple majority instead of the previous 60-vote threshold. Read More

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Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

Arkansas and at least a dozen other states with the death penalty have been keeping secret how and where they are getting the lethal drugs for their death chambers - information that had always been publicly available. Critics of the execution plan say midazolam, a sedative that is meant to mask the effects of drugs that will shut down the inmates' lungs and hearts, is unsuitable because it is not a painkiller and could subject them to a cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the United ... Read More

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Man countersues Trump, says he urged Ky. protesters' removal

Man countersues Trump, says he urged Ky. protesters' removal

Alvin Bamberger was recorded in a video last March pushing a woman, Kashiya Nwanguma, at a pro-Trump rally in Louisville, Kentucky. "If Bamberger is adjudged liable to Nwanguma for his actions, Trump and/or the Trump campaign should be adjudged liable to Bamberger in an equal sum, because Trump and/or the Trump campaign urged and inspired Bamberger to act as he did", read the lawsuit. Read More

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Firms object to drug use in Arkansas executions

The request was filed Wednesday on behalf of Don Davis and Bruce Ward whose executions are set for Monday night. Both corporations have policies to prevent supplies of their drugs ending up in the service of executions, for instance barring distributors from selling to prisons or delivering drugs to other middlemen. Read More

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Trump, Suggests Susan Rice Committed Crime, offering no evidence

Trump said in an interview with the New York Times . Rice correctly said in her interview that policymakers sometimes request to know the identities of Americans from NSA reports to understand these reports in certain circumstances. "I don't think Bill did anything wrong". Over at the even harder-left MSNBC, anchor Chris Matthews and analyst David Corn tried to outdo each other in implying base motives for the Rice coverage. Read More

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Twitter pulls lawsuit after US government backs down

Twitter pulls lawsuit after US government backs down

It was not immediately clear why the government had withdrawn the summons, or whether it had closed an investigation it said it was conducting. Twitter has dropped a lawsuit it was poised to pursue against the USA government after the Trump administration withdrew pressure it was putting on the tech giant to handover details of a user who had been critical of the President. Read More

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Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

Dallas' 156 sirens, normally used to warn of tornadoes and other unsafe weather, were triggered at 11:42 p.m. CDT on Friday. Syed said that they had about 4,400 calls from about 11:30 p.m. "We had no malfunction". Vaz said his office had to carefully shut down the system to make sure they didn't inadvertently damage it and now have to wait for a thorough investigation to make sure it can't be hacked again. Read More

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Journey Wanted Singer Inducted Into Rock Hall

When the induction was announced on December 20, Journey guitarist Neal Shon told Rolling Stone he has not been in regular contact with Perry, but was hoping he would perform with the band at the ceremony. Following the ceremony, the band will take some time off and then spend May performing at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas before hitting the road again this summer. Read More

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