Local Trump sides with French victor, at least now
Author: 0 Trump sides with French victor, at least now

Trump is famous for his drawn-out handshakes, accompanied with an intense alpha-male grimace. The handshake drama came to a head this week at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit Thursday, during which Trump was pictured locking a number of politicians in freakish grips and violently shaking not only their hands, but their entire arm by jerking them in close to him.

Author: 0 GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

The report could give talking points to House Republicans for their bill, or to Democrats who voted unanimously against it. And their bill includes money for states to create so-called high-risk pools in which people with medical conditions can buy coverage if commercial insurers refuse them.

Local Gamecocks Advance To SEC Semis
Author: 0 Gamecocks Advance To SEC Semis

The Kentucky Wildcats were eliminated from the SEC Baseball Tournament with a 3-1 loss to SC. After a sacrifice bunt by Jonah Bride moved pinch runner Christian Flint into scoring position, Carolina caught a break as Jacob Olson reached base on a fielding error by Kentucky third baseman Luke Becker .

Author: 0 Huskers eliminated from Big Ten tournament after doubleheader losses

A dicey situation grew more serious in the second. Nebraska's best chance to score came in the eighth inning after knocking Erickson out of the game. The Terrapins led Nebraska 7-1. Nebraska responded with a single run in the bottom of the inning when shortstop Angelo Altavilla homered to left field.

Author: 0 Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

The G-7 economies, in a closing summit statement that was issued yesterday, acknowledged that only six members were committed to upholding the 2015 accord, while the United States continues to reflect on the matter, delegates said. Citing the bombing attack this week in Manchester, Trump said it shows the need for the world to join forces and "absolutely and totally defeat" terrorism.

Local Gov. Kay Ivey names Will Sellers to Alabama Supreme Court
Author: 0 Gov. Kay Ivey names Will Sellers to Alabama Supreme Court

Kay Ivey signed legislation that will preempt cities and counties from removing Confederacy monuments from public property, according to the Hill . "I appreciate Gov. Ivey standing up for the thoughtful preservation of Alabama's history", Allen said in a press release. "It's a piece of legislation that protects all of Alabama history", he said.

Local NAACP President Won't Be Returning as Leader
Author: 0 NAACP President Won't Be Returning as Leader

The group will begin searching for a new leader while Leon W. Russell , chairman of the group's board, and Derrick Johnson , the vice chairman, head day-to-day operations. Before taking this position, Johnson was the State President of the Mississippi NAACP and Executive Director of One Voice Inc. Brooks has been a high-profile leader of the group, engaging in protests - even getting arrested during a sit-in.

Local Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans
Author: 0 Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans

President Trump is in Italy for the G7 summit with uncertainty over the U.S.'s commitment to the Paris accord . "Money is beginning to pour in- North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be much stronger". "It could potentially harm USA businesses who are trying to compete with businesses from other countries in the exploding global market in renewable energy", Light told ABC News.

Local It's The Texas Legislature's Last Weekend - For This Session
Author: 0 It's The Texas Legislature's Last Weekend - For This Session

Every other item of business - CPS reform, property tax reform , school finance and school choice - are optional items. "Despite tensions, the session is not yet over". Children are getting foster placements closer to their schools and hometown. They watched as Republican Pat McCrory, who signed and defended the North Carolina bill as governor, became the only incumbent governor in the U.S.to lose in the general election a year ago.

Local Ohio children allegedly shot by mother die in hospital
Author: 0 Ohio children allegedly shot by mother die in hospital

Not-guilty pleas were entered for Helton to charges of attempted murder and felonious assault. She's scheduled to appear in court Monday. Witnesses stated that she brought the children to her driveway, bleeding and unconscious. Police Chief Richard Biehl has said their mother shot the children inside their Dayton home on Thursday and then took them to the front yard, where they were found by police and emergency crews.

Local Suspect in custody after fatal shooting of Virginia police officer
Author: 0 Suspect in custody after fatal shooting of Virginia police officer

The vehicle was parked in the wrong direction. The officer and trooper approached the vehicle and spoke with the driver "as part of a consensual encounter", state police said. The suspect in the shooting is in custody following an 11-hour manhunt. The Richmond officer was not injured, police said. Additional charges are pending.

Author: 0 Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

The numbers are finally in on the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare and the outlook for people in New York State is mixed. In a brief statement, U.S. But the CBO report said the amendment would make it hard or impossible for people in poor health to purchase comprehensive coverage in some states.

Author: 0 Woman released after being arrested in Ariana Grande Manchester Arena bombing

It is unclear the extent to which authorities in the USA and United Kingdom were aware of Salman Abedi before his attack, though the Daily Telegraph reported that officials were warned at least five times about potential danger. His uncle was detained yesterday in Manchester, while there are conflicting reports that the killer's mother is also in police custody . As investigators piece together links surrounding Manchester attacker Salman Abedi , shocking details about his transition ...

Local Newark Airport Terminal Evacuated After Pressure Cooker Is Discovered
Author: 0 Newark Airport Terminal Evacuated After Pressure Cooker Is Discovered

Police for the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey say the suspicious package was found in Terminal A and that a partial evacuation of the departure level occurred. This all happened just before 5:00 p.m. Police seized the cooker and were waiting to see if anyone would claim the property, a law enforcement source said.

Author: 0 Governor signs law making Texas gun fees nation's lowest

Supporters of the license bill signed Friday have argued that Texas' high, past fees made many people travel to other states to obtain cheaper licenses they could use back home. Abbott signed Senate Bill 16 into law, which will cut the first-time license to carry a handgun fee from $140 to $40, and lowers the renewal fee from $70 to $40.

Local Ex-FBI Director Comey To Testify In Public Senate Hearing
Author: 0 Ex-FBI Director Comey To Testify In Public Senate Hearing

US President Donald Trump has begun his first foreign trip as President with his White House engulfed in crisis and little prospect for a break from the drama disrupting his agenda. "I just fired the head of the F.B.I.", The New York Times reported Friday afternoon . "As I said, Nixonian", said Sen. Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman was seen as the front-runner.

Author: 0 Republican leads in Montana election despite assault charge

With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Giaforte led with 50.4 percent of the votes to Quist's 43.9 percent. "We do not put unverified information and audio tapes on the air in any case, political figure or not", Wagner said . "I shouldn't have treated that reporter that way, ' he told supporters at his rally here". After the incident, the Gallatin County Sheriff cited Gianforte for misdemeanor assault, and instructed him to appear in court by June 7.

Author: 0 Montana GOP Candidate's Assault Charge Hangs Over Tight Special Election

The reporter posted an audio clip in which a loud crash is heard, and Gianforte then appears to say: "The last time you came in here you did the same thing". Three of the state's major daily newspapers - The Missoulian , The Billings Gazette and the Helena Independent Record - all rescinded previous endorsements of Gianforte .

Local Man with guns, knives arrested at US Comicon
Author: 0 Man with guns, knives arrested at US Comicon

A spokeswoman for the Phoenix police, Sgt. Mercedes Fortune , stated that the man had three handguns and a shotgun in his possession, as well as numerous knives. Security staff at the Phoenix Comicon are supposed to inspect prop weapons, as a matter of course, but in this case, Phoenix police said that did not happen.

Local Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'
Author: 0 Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'

Speaking about the outcome of Iran's May 19 presidential election , he said that the United Nations has an excellent working relationship with the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Kofi Annan , Chair of The Elders , said: "The Iranian people have given President Rouhani a fresh and convincing mandate to pursue his policy of openness and engagement".

Author: 0 White House says no evidence of Trump team collusion with Russians

So the precedents were not promising when Trump fired Comey . President Trump keeps complaining about the poor treatment he is receiving from the American press, but the press is only printing the facts. "The White House issued a statement that read, in part, ".despite a year of investigation, there is still no evidence of Russia-Trump campaign collusion".

Local Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs
Author: 0 Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

Flynn previously refused to appear before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee to discuss the issue. The contents of the memos were described by a person who has reviewed the documents to news outlets including USA TODAY, but lawmakers are seeking the original text.

Author: 0 Deadly Storm Hits From Texas To The Great Lakes, Took 2 Lives

In Barron County , Wisconsin , a reported tornado that touched down killed at least 1 person and injured 25. She said initial reports were that it was more than 400 feet wide, and that it was "very fortunate" that it didn't strike in a more populated area.

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