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Local Marlins drop series opener to Dodgers, 7-2
Author: 0 Marlins drop series opener to Dodgers, 7-2

He also lowered his ERA from 4.99 to 4.75, while striking out three and walking one. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Dodgers are -185 money line favorites versus the Marlins , who have odds of +160 to pull off the upset tonight in L.A.

Local Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship
Author: 0 Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship

A run of pars followed before she added three further birdies on the back nine, on both of the par-fives and the par-four fourth. The skydive marked the first parachute jump by Thompson, who landed on the first tee of the pro-am ahead of Thursday's start to the tournament at Kingsmill Resort's River Course in Williamsburg, Va.

Author: 0 New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

Wednesday, crew workers yanked the Beauregard statue from its perch and lowered it to a truck as scattered cheers broke out. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu first proposed removing the monuments in the summer of 2015, and the City Council approved the move later that year.

Author: 0 White House Expected To Announce Voting Fraud Commission

Other Democrats criticized the creation of Trump's new commission altogether, saying that it "intended to perpetuate the president's false claim that millions voted illegally in November", Raw Story reported . The soon-to-be assembled commission will be composed of Republican and Democrat state election officials and other experts . Nothing has been produced that even remotely would support such a claim nor, in fact, that there is indeed a problem with widespread voter fraud.

Local Cop on a rooftop returns to Moline
Author: 0 Cop on a rooftop returns to Moline

It was the annual Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run, which was organized by the different police agencies stationed in Cornwall to raise money for the Special Olympics. Stratton also said law enforcement enjoy vast support in western South Dakota, and it's important for local law enforcement to return the favor and support the community.

Author: 0 Army leaker Chelsea Manning released from prison

She was given a 35-year sentence of a possible maximum sentence of 90 years. The Army said Manning will remain on active duty without pay, but will receive health care and other benefits. The cables caused an global diplomatic embarrassment for the U.S. Chelsea Manning , the transgendered former US Army intelligence analyst who was in prison for leaking state secrets, has walked free from the military detention facility at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Local Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?
Author: 0 Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Netanyahu's office expressed shock, said an official speaking anonymously because he was not authorised to discuss the matter. WASHINGTON (AP) - Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's United Nations ambassador, waded into a diplomatic minefield on Wednesday by asserting that the Western Wall is part of Israel, a deviation from US policy.

Author: 0 Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

News broke Tuesday that Trump in February asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser Michael Flynn - a request critics have called obstruction of justice. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., a former USA attorney. Chief Justice John G Roberts Jr would preside. Third, the Senate would vote on whether to convict or acquit Mr Trump.

Local Michael Flynn shadow still looms over Donald Trump
Author: 0 Michael Flynn shadow still looms over Donald Trump

Notably, Trump's own White House requested the House and Senate investigations after he took to Twitter on a Saturday morning and accused Obama of tapping the phones in Trump Tower. Trump's White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in response Monday that if Obama "was seriously concerned" about Flynn's connections to Russian Federation or other foreign countries, he should have withheld Flynn's security clearance.

Author: 0 New Orleans begins removal of third Confederate monument

NOLA.com reports one demonstrator was assaulted by a pro-monument supporter before the removal happened. "When I was a little girl the statue was something fun that I drove by on my way to school", said Janet Rupert, a supporter of removing the monuments.

Local FBI boss: Trump asked me to end Russia inquiry
Author: 0 FBI boss: Trump asked me to end Russia inquiry

In the weeks before Trump took office, Obama administration officials were so concerned by the Trump transition team's handling of classified documents that they moved swiftly to exert more control over the sensitive materials, according to two former US officials.

Author: 0 Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

If Cuba refuses to accept him, he could be allowed to remain in the United States with orders to check in regularly with immigration officials. Lima-Marin was convicted in 1998 for his role in two armed robberies and sentenced to 98 years in prison.

Local Police chief shot in upstate NY, suspect killed by officer
Author: 0 Police chief shot in upstate NY, suspect killed by officer

The standoff with the suspect is said to be ongoing. Montgomery Supervisor Michael Hayes said shortly after 3 p.m. that the suspect was dead. Police have not revealed whether Bostick was shot by an officer, or if his death was caused by a self inflicted injury.

Local Springfield police remember fallen officers
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The sound of "Amazing Grace" played on the bagpipes reverberated through Memorial Hall at the state Capitol as about 100 people remembered North Dakota law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. The public is encouraged to attend. Authorizes the National Computer Forensics Institute to disseminate homeland security information related to the investigation and prevention of cyber and electronic crime and related threats, and educate, train, and equip State, local, tribal, and ...

Local Louisiana House passes bill protecting Confederate statues
Author: 0 Louisiana House passes bill protecting Confederate statues

Edwards said while Louisiana's Confederate past is "certainly part of our history, can we say it's the best part?" GAS TAX BILL & TAX REFORM MEASURES A Louisiana House panel Tuesday narrowly approved a bill that would raise the state's gasoline tax by 17 cents per gallon...a move that's expected to raise a half-billion in state aid for roads and bridges.

Local Despite protests, DeVos delivering Bethune-Cookman address
Author: 0 Despite protests, DeVos delivering Bethune-Cookman address

When DeVos came to the podium, her remarks were drowned out by a large chorus of boos. As the crowd kept trying to shout her down, university president Edison Jackson briefly took over the microphone to lecture the students before she continued.

Local Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit
Author: 0 Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

Finally, McMaster said Trump "wasn't even aware of where this information came from", a comment meant to reinforce that the president couldn't have revealed the source but left open the question of why Trump had been kept in the dark on that detail.

Author: 0 White Tulsa police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Shelby has said she shot Crutcher when he reached into his auto window because she thought he was going for a gun. An autopsy showed Mr Crutcher did have PCP in his system, and police said they found a vial of it in his SUV. Assistant District Attorney Kevin Gray argued that even if Shelby followed her police training, which taught her that "action beats reaction", it doesn't mean she didn't commit a crime.

Local U.S. immigration arrests surge 40% under Donald Trump
Author: 0 U.S. immigration arrests surge 40% under Donald Trump

The aggressive push against illegal immigration comes after one of President Donald Trump's first executive orders . Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said in a statement that the agency is now focusing on people with criminal records, to whom US President Donald Trump has described as "bad guys" during his presidential election campaign.

Local MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles
Author: 0 MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles

The Mexican Mafia is also charged in the case, as it is believed the two gangs established a partnership for drug trafficking. The three people facing murder charges could face the death penalty if convicted, authorities said. The suspects arrested overnight made up almost half of the 44 defendants named in the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations indictment, with others already in custody, according to the U.S.

Local Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting
Author: 0 Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

Speaking at a news conference alongside Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Putin quipped that Lavrov was remiss for not passing on what he made clear he believed were non-existent secrets. The existence of the memo was first reported Tuesday by The New York Times . Defense Ministor Avigdor Liberman leads a faction meeting of his Yisrael Beytenu party at the Knesset on May 15 2017.

Local Rod Wheeler backtracks statements about Seth Rich investigation
Author: 0 Rod Wheeler backtracks statements about Seth Rich investigation

Since Rod Wheeler backtracked Tuesday, FOX 5 DC attempted incessantly to communicate with him, but he didn't return calls or emails. The identity of FoxNews.com's alleged federal source has not been released. It seems that no matter how unreliable and discredited this story gets, conservative outlets will likely stand by it. All of that chatter continued yesterday in spite of Rich's family being demonstrably against the politicization of the staffer's death and numerous sources with ...

Local Sheriff David Clarke accepts Trump's Homeland Security offer
Author: 0 Sheriff David Clarke accepts Trump's Homeland Security offer

Updated at 5:30 p.m.: Homeland Security denies that the hiring of Clarke has been made official, though The Washington Free Beacon has obtained audio footage of Clarke announcing it. That one of our major political parties allows a figure like Clarke to exist comfortably within it at all is deeply disturbing. Clarke is a lifelong Milwaukee resident who has served in law enforcement for more than 38 years, according to his Milwaukee County Sheriff's website .

Local Bicyclists across globe pedal in Ride of Silence for safety
Author: 0 Bicyclists across globe pedal in Ride of Silence for safety

In remembrance of the Kalamazoo bicycle tragedy, the the Kalamazoo County Ride of Silence chapter invites the public to come out to Millennium Park in Portage for an 8.5 mile ride. The cyclists said this year's ride is very timely due to Sherman City Council's recent commitment to improving roads and trails for biking. Ride of Silence is part of a worldwide effort that brings attention to the dangers cyclists face.

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