Local Evergreen closes due to 'direct threat to campus safety'
Author: 0 Evergreen closes due to 'direct threat to campus safety'

A spokeswoman for the school wrote in a text message Thursday afternoon that a threat had been called in to local law enforcement and that the president chose to close the school temporarily out of an abundance of caution. An administrator confirmed that police advised Weinstein it "might be best to stay off campus for a day or so", the station reported . Weinstein, who is white, allegedly condemned the “Day of Absence” event that asked white people to leave campus for the day .

Author: 0 Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

The shooting happened last July after Castile told Yanez he had a gun. Reynolds live-streamed the shooting's aftermath on Facebook. The difference in the amount purchased and the six grams recovered from Castile's vehicle could reveal whether or not marijuana was consumed before Castile was shot, defense attorney Earl Gray said.

Local Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'
Author: 0 Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'

The teens, one of whom has identified herself to press as 16-year-old Destinee Mangum , were riding the light-rail train on Friday , May 26, when known white supremacist Jeremy Joseph Christian boarded their auto and began verbally abusing them because one was wearing a hijab.

Local 12-year-old wins National Spelling Bee, winning word is
Author: 0 12-year-old wins National Spelling Bee, winning word is "marocain"

Marocain is a word of French origin that describes a type of dress fabric; but to Vinay, it will always mean victory. Second-place victor Rajeev, from Edmond, Oklahoma, was participating in his first National Spelling Bee . Vinay won the title Thursday night. Soon after winning the 90th Spelling Bee contest, Ananya said , "If you try your best, you're a victor". Her father Vinay Sreekumar said she had a "deep passion for reading".

Local Trump's communications director resigns
Author: 0 Trump's communications director resigns

Dubke, who founded Crossroads Media , a political admaker based in Alexandria, Virginia, joined the administration in February after he was brought in by Spicer. He later added: "It's an ongoing conversation, and that's a fair way to put it". Kellyanne Conway , White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his global trip earlier this month.

Author: 0 Taiwan's environmental efforts to continue despite Trump climate decision

U.S. President Donald Trump announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement , in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , U.S., June 1, 2017. "One must show that we won't make little concessions, even symbolic ones". European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the decision was "seriously wrong".

Author: 0 Doctor in Trump hotel case released but due back in court

In this photo taken December 21, 2016, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. A man with an assault rifle and automatic pistol in his vehicle has been arrested at US President Donald Trump's namesake hotel here, averting a "potential disaster", officials said.

Local White House grants 14 ethics waivers to staff
Author: 0 White House grants 14 ethics waivers to staff

Bush's White House Counsel Richard W. Painter. He went on to earn an undergraduate degree from DePauw University and a law degree from Wake Forest University. PETER OVERBY, BYLINE: The waivers are considered public documents, but for weeks after President Trump took office, they weren't made public. Catanzaro worked as a registered lobbyist for several oil and gas companies as recently as January , which made the waiver necessary.

Local SEC rule change clears path for QB Malik Zaire to join Gators
Author: 0 SEC rule change clears path for QB Malik Zaire to join Gators

Two previous Florida transfers - Anthony Harrell and Marson Halter - did not meet all their academic requirements as grad students, so the school was on a three-year probation and couldn't sign any other grad transfers. "That's one of those deals that doesn't matter", McElwain said. "We're going to honor the undergraduate degree". The timing of the vote is rather convenient for the Florida Gators .

Author: 0 Two workers missing after fatal blast at USA corn mill

Emergency crews were still searching for a third worker. Almost a dozen other people were taken to hospitals following the explosion and fire. None of the workers have been identified. "Whether it's a kindergartner or a senior in high school, they will have someone to be there for grief counseling, or just the opportunity to walk through and discuss the incredibly tragic events", said Raymond.

Local White House Communications Director Dubke Resigns
Author: 0 White House Communications Director Dubke Resigns

On Twitter , President Trump said "Russian officials must be laughing at the US - and how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election - has taken over the fake news ". He later added: “Its an ongoing conversation and thats a fair way to put it.”. The latest revelations to emerge last week involved Trump's son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner.

Author: 0 Putin denies Russian meddling in US election

Speaking on a panel at the 2017 St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, the Russian president told NBC News anchor Megyn Kelly that the USA election hack could have been accomplished by anyone-including her daughter. Terrorists don't own telecommunications system and social media networks, but some countries help them with that, he said. He underlined the importance of the Paris climate accord, but noted that it's a framework agreement offering broad room for maneuver for ...

Author: 0 Trump Appeals Travel Ban to Supreme Court

The Justice Department filing came late on Thursday night and argued that the federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, had made several mistakes in ruling against the Trump travel policy. Last March, President Trump signed an executive order barring entry for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days while the USA government implements stricter visa screening.

Local Golf roundup: Jordan Spieth in early contention at the Memorial
Author: 0 Golf roundup: Jordan Spieth in early contention at the Memorial

David Lingmerth and Jason Dufner opened with impressive seven-under 65s to take the first-round lead at the Memorial Tournament . The 29-year-old Swede, Lingmerth , offset three bogeys with an eagle and eight birdies as he looks to emulate his 2015 success in the tournament and attempts to secure a first top-10 finish of 2017 on the PGA Tour .

Local 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. By the time Alcantara and his family finally made it to the venue the ceremony was long over. Alcantara said his real diploma will be mailed to him.

Local 15 spellers remain at grueling National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 15 spellers remain at grueling National Spelling Bee

After hearing the word's definition - an attempt to commit a crime of violence - and getting the part of speech and origin, Iyer spelled quickly: a-t-t-e-n-t-a-t. The other Bay Area speller, Shrinidhi Gopal, was one of 15 who advanced to the evening's prime-time finals after four rounds of on-stage spelling Thursday.

Author: 0 Crews search for 2 workers after fatal blast

Sheriff Dennis Richards says 16 employees were working at the time, and two remained unaccounted for on Thursday morning. Cambria Village Clerk/Treasurer Lois Frank said her house is about four blocks from the Didion Plant. On Thursday morning, the Cambria-Friesland School District announced that classes will not be held on Thursday. The agency has six months to complete its work.

Author: 0 Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Memes were created and news outlets across the world published articles examining the weird incident, pondering 'what is a covfefe?' The Spain worldwide, who just helped the Blues win the Premier League, shared a photo of himself with his two children along with the message: "With my 2 #Covfefe '".

Author: 0 Kelly defends plan for Russian Federation back channel as a 'good thing'

Kelly told ABC's Martha Raddatz that a back channel would be "both normal ... and acceptable". "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing". Two Republican US senators played down the Kushner reports on Sunday, while the former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, took a darker view of such contacts with representatives of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Local Decision on Paris deal 'very soon'
Author: 0 Decision on Paris deal 'very soon'

The president and his aides were finalizing the details of a pullout, an official said, insisting on anonymity to discuss the decision before an official announcement. In a Berlin speech, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that fighting climate change is a "global consensus" and an "international responsibility". US President Donald Trump considers climate change a "hoax".

Local ACLU: Revoking alt-right rally permits unconstitutional
Author: 0 ACLU: Revoking alt-right rally permits unconstitutional

The probable cause affidavit filed Tuesday offers the most complete official account to date of the events that unfolded Friday on a light-rail auto packed with commuters eager to get home for the Memorial Day weekend. But it is no reason to ignore the First Amendment. "He's afraid for us to come down there because we have a clear and simple message about freedom, about getting rid of the nanny sates, about how we don't have to have high taxes and regulations.

Author: 0 WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

Dunn is quick to point out that staff changes early on are not necessarily a sign of crisis - she herself took over as communications director in April of President Obama's first year, after the administration felt their initial communications strategy wasn't working.

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