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Handel, Ossoff to meet in Georgia congressional debate

NAYLOR: Handel, who is 55, is a former Georgia secretary of state and Fulton County commissioner. She said a robust economy and lower taxes would better benefit small business. Voters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington previous year all approved ballot measures to raise the state minimum pay. The debate marks the first time the two candidates will put their issue positions head to he... [Full Article...]

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters attack northeast Nigeria town

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters attack northeast Nigeria town Reuters witnesses said hundreds of civilians had fled the area. In its response, the army said it "neutralized" the attackers. "People are running. Mr Usman, a brigadier-general, said "there was an attempt by a few suspected Boko Haram to attack Jiddari Polo and all have been neutralized". But Lt. [Full Article...]

Third London Bridge attacker identified

Third London Bridge attacker identified British authorities have now identified all three men behind Saturday night's rampage at London Bridge - and are investigating whether others were involved. In a statement Tuesday, they said that they arrested a 27-year-old man this morning. Melissa McMullan told Sky News that police said her brother James McMullan's bank card had been found on one of the bodies. [Full Article...]

Drug Overdose Leading Cause Of Death For People Under 50

Drug Overdose Leading Cause Of Death For People Under 50 The Times writes that while heroin often is the cause of drug overdose deaths, the 2016 spike in drug overdose deaths is also linked to the spread of fentanyl , a synthetic prescription painkiller that has made headlines for its abundance-and its deadliness. [Full Article...]

White House wants healthcare vote this summer, tax reform in fall

White House wants healthcare vote this summer, tax reform in fall House GOP leaders say the Senate version of the budget depends on unreliable financing and would lead to midyear cuts. Meanwhile, there is an underlying fact that's hard to ignore: almost six months into his presidency, he hasn't had a single major legislative accomplishment. [Full Article...]

Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

Both Coats and Rogers are testifying before the Senate committee on Wednesday, as well as Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats refuses to publicly discuss private conversations he's had with President Donald Trump. "Any attempt by the White House or even the president himself to exploit this community as a ... [Full Article...]

Hawaii enacts laws adopting Paris climate deal pledges

The legislation came nearly a week after President Trump announced his intention to pull the United States out of the Paris pact. After the announcement , a handful of states - including Hawaii , Washington and NY - pledged to uphold the treaty's goals. [Full Article...]

Woman accused of texting boyfriend instructions to kill himself begins trial

But Carter insisted on holding the event in another town miles from Roy's friends and family, said Tom Gammell, who described himself as Roy's best friend. "You can't break a promise", Carter wrote in response after a couple texts. A 20-year-old woman whose boyfriend took his own life three years ago is facing a U.S. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus

Las Vegas mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus Some years, human cases have been reported in Skokie and other nearby areas as well. Traps are set up throughout municipalities, including Skokie, to test mosquitoes during the warmer months, officials said. Chances of spreading West Nile Virus can be reduced if property owners eliminate mosquito breeding areas, according to the village. Department leaders say standing water and dead birds shoul... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans outline new health care plan

Senate Republicans outline new health care plan Republicans and Trump himself are eager to move on to other issues, particularly tax reform , after health care has monopolized the House and then the Senate for the past several months. There can only be one budget reconciliation bill per budget resolution. The House version bases its payments exclusively on age, ranging from $2,000 per year for a 20-year-old to $4,000 per year for a 60-year... [Full Article...]

Classic Empire to miss Belmont with foot abscess

Classic Empire to miss Belmont with foot abscess The overall importance of the Belmont Stakes each year depends on what happens in the first two legs of American thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. Neither Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming nor Preakness champ Cloud Computing are running in the race. The bad news is he's not going to run. [Full Article...]

BC Legislature to be recalled June 22, but who will be speaker?

BC Legislature to be recalled June 22, but who will be speaker? Both the NDP and Greens opposed the project in the election campaign, but it is a federally governed project.Randal Macnair, the NDP representative, said the agreement between the two parties is a good thing. Bob Peever, BC Hydro's Site C construction manager, explains the scope of the project to reporters on April 19, 2017. Clark's letter follows one sent by Horgan last week to Jessica McDonald... [Full Article...]

Girlfriend: Fear led her to record after officer shot motorist

Girlfriend: Fear led her to record after officer shot motorist The audio is key evidence in the manslaughter trial of Officer Jeronimo Yanez , who shot Philando Castile last July in a St. Paul suburb. His attorneys maintain Yanez acted in self-defense after seeing Castile reach for his gun. His girlfriend said he had been reaching for his ID in his back pocket when he was shot. Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter, and two felony counts ... [Full Article...]

Mom gives birth to 13 pound, 5 ounce baby

Mom gives birth to 13 pound, 5 ounce baby She's just a big squishy baby. 'The doctor said, "Oh my gosh, she's going to be 15-pounds". "When the baby was coming out, I was like, 'Is this baby ever going to end?'" chuckled Dr. Carleigh, who was born on May 15 near Jacksonville, caused quite the commotion in the delivery room because of her unexpected size, mom explained. A year ago we had a grease fire in our kitchen. [Full Article...]

'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter David Rivkin, an attorney in the Reagan and Bush Justice Departments, told the Times that one should read little into Trump's management style from the tweets. "The FAKE MSM is working so hard trying to get me not to use Social Media", he tweeted. That social media presence - as anyone who has a big following on, say, Twitter, knows - cuts both ways. [Full Article...]

Iran attacks leave 12 dead at parliament and Khomeini mausoleum

Iran attacks leave 12 dead at parliament and Khomeini mausoleum Four armed men entered the Parliament complex in central Tehran and stared shooting. The second attack , at the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, came within an hour of the assault on the legislature. The attacks began midmorning when assailants, armed with Kalashnikov rifles and explosives, stormed the parliament building. Attackers have mounted simultaneous gun and suicide bomb a... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump announces new Federal Bureau of Investigation director nomination

Trump tweeted that his choice, lawyer Christopher Wray, is "a man of impeccable credentials". Grassley later said he believes Trump likely attempted to contact him about Wray's nomination before posting the move on Twitter . Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn. Though favoured by Trump, Lieberman would have faced a challenging confirmation process; he pulled his name from consideration. [Full Article...]

Positive start as Kilkenny students finish first exams

Positive start as Kilkenny students finish first exams A further 192 students have opted to sit the Leaving Certificate Applied. More than 5,000 students will today begin sitting the Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate exams at exam centres across Limerick. "A range of opportunities now exists which will help students to fulfil their ambitions", he said. Almost 57 thousand Leaving Cert students face English Paper 1 this morning - while it's... [Full Article...]

Wray as New FBI Director

Wray as New FBI Director Wray started his career with the federal government in the US Attorney's office in Atlanta , where he worked from 1999-2001; he went up the chain, ending as an Assistant Attorney General in the George W. Two different Fortune 100 financial institutions in a number of parallel investigations by the Department of Justice and other agencies, such as the SEC, IRS and OCC, as well as parallel class act... [Full Article...]

Man with HIV charged with murder in infected partner's death

Man with HIV charged with murder in infected partner's death A police report says that Klempner only found out about the disease when Murdock's wife found out about the affair and told her husband's mistress. A judge set his bond Tuesday at $1.5 million. "My mother found out about some pills he had". An Ohio man accused of not telling his girlfriend that he was HIV-positive has been charged with murder after the woman's death, which was attributed to ... [Full Article...]


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