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House speaker rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'

House speaker rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job' Specifically, while speaking with Mike Allen of Axios , Ryan made it clear that he doesn't share Trump's disparaging assessment of Comey . "And he's not", Mr Ryan told the Axios website. Suffice it to say, that fateful meeting has caused the administration and its supporters in Congress a lot of trouble, and not just because of the "nut job" remark. [Full Article...]

President Trump Meets With Pope Francis At The Vatican

The pope unsmiling, as their private meeting began. Pope Francis quoted King in his 2015 address to U.S. Congress. The first lady also displayed some local flair during a visit to a children's hospital in Rome, where she spent time speaking in Italian with some of the children at the Bambino Gesu hospital, a White House official said. [Full Article...]

Hair cuts: Trump budget is a start

Republicans who control the US Congress - and the federal purse strings - will decide whether to make politically sensitive cuts, and the proposal is unlikely to be approved in its current form. The submission will set off months of debate in Congress. Democrats have already voiced strong opposition to the plan, and even Republicans are wary of the political dangers in Trump's draconian cuts. [Full Article...]

Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel

That would be consistent with Trump's final hours in Israel and the West Bank. In Israel , sketch on the popular Eretz Nehederet program said the president's plane had stopped above Mexico, in order for Trump to urinate, and finally landed in Israel , where his giant golden luggage, emblazoned with the Trump logo, was seen on a conveyor belt at Ben Gurion Airport. [Full Article...]

Another Rainy Night, Some Storms Thursday

All this rain has been more than enough to put an end to any lingering, long-term dryness. Friday night - A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Friday: Mostly cloudy with a high near 71 degrees and a low of about 57 degrees. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said he had "likely" been to Syria, citing information provided by British intelligence services to their counterparts in Paris. "RIP my darling precious gorgeous girl Olivia Campbell taken far far too soon go sing with the angels and keep smiling mummy loves you so much", her mother posted on Facebook . [Full Article...]

Britain raises terror threat level to 'critical', deploys Army

Britain raises terror threat level to 'critical', deploys Army On August 10, 2006, the terror level was raised to critical after the government foiled a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners with liquid bombs. ISIS earlier Tuesday claimed one of its members carried out the attack, but authorities have yet to link Abedi to any group. [Full Article...]

Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC We have so much respect for them. In addition to earning first-team All-Ivy singles honors for the second-straight season, she was recently the recipient of the Northeast's ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award . The result was a suspenseful finish set up after the teams split the first four singles contests-with UNC getting wins from William Blumberg and Robert Kelly. [Full Article...]

Bathroom Bill Passes as Amendment

State lawmakers are set to adjourn May 29, but they have yet to resolve issues that have driven a wedge between the two chambers. It involves public schools, from kindergarten through 12th grade. While it is up to the governor to call a special session, the bills approved by the House this weekend do need Senate approval. Texas lawmakers proposed a bill similar to North Carolina's transgender ... [Full Article...]

Terrorists Behead Local Police Chief In Philippines, Says President Rodrigo Duterte

In an April conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, President Donald Trump revealed that the USA had two nuclear submarines stationed near North Korea. However he said the bodies of only two militants had been recovered and the other reported deaths could not be independently verified. Archbishop Socrates Villegas , president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philipp... [Full Article...]

Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final The semifinals did not finish until Wednesday morning at Rich Harvest Farms because of heavy rain. He, however, made par on 1 to win her match and even the score at 2-2. The other semifinal match also went extra holes, and it was just as tense. Vaughn was coming off an emotional night after capturing the individual title, and she fell 2 down early in her match against Karolina Vickova of Florida. [Full Article...]

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of flashing gun at cars

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of flashing gun at cars This Florida joker had one dark night. Authorities arrested Sullivan, who claims he is a tattoo model, on complaint of concealing and carrying a firearm without a permit. The tattoos around his mouth resemble the scars from Heath Ledger's character in " Batman ", and the word " Joker " is tattooed on his forehead. Sullivan appeared before a judge on Wednesday who set bond at $5,000. [Full Article...]

Pregnant Maryland teen not allowed at graduation ceremony

Pregnant Maryland teen not allowed at graduation ceremony Maddi felt wrongly represented, despite her honesty, and abandoned by the principles the school faculty had professed. "Then they would have just forgiven me, rather than deal with this visible effect". The family reached out to the anti-abortion group Students for Life , which warns this could be a "turning point causing many students to turn away from the pro-life and Christian message". [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders rallies for Rob Quist in Billings

Bernie Sanders rallies for Rob Quist in Billings Win or lose, what's already played out in Montana risks exacerbating Democrats' rifts about how to approach elections in the Trump era. But this race is closer than it should be . Steve Daines , who held the House seat from 2013 to 2015 and is close to Gianforte. Republicans: Did we have to do too much to win? . But the overwhelming majority of outside spending in this race has been for Gia... [Full Article...]

Possibility for severe weather in Southwest Florida Wednesday

Thursday will be the most active day with steady rain early and storms building in for the afternoon and evening. About a 5% chance of seeing a tornado within a 25 mile radius. Friday will be really nice with highs nearing 80°. A strong upper level low pressure system will slowly move out of the Central Plains and across the Ohio Valley, bringing rain chances to the forecast through the end of t... [Full Article...]

Hannity backs off story about slain DNC staffer

The situation came to a head on Tuesday, after Aaron Rich, Seth's brother, sent a letter to Fox News pleading with Hannity's producer to drop the deeply painful, not to mention plainly cynical, "investigation" into the murder. On his show on Tuesday night, Hannity announced "out of respect for the family's wishes, for now" he would stop peddling the story " at this time ". [Full Article...]

Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range

Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range President Donald Trump - who has in the past praised Kim as a young leader who " doesn't play games " - has repeatedly said that all options are on the table when it comes to negotiating with North Korea . "North Korea has been a flagrant menace for far too long", a statement released over the weekend said. "But its overwhelming emphasis is diplomatic and economic sanctions". [Full Article...]

Summer sounds like fun at the St. Helena Public Library

Summer sounds like fun at the St. Helena Public Library With over 50 participants in the race, funds raised will go towards the Friends said Lea Davis with the Hoover Public Library. Children and their families may begin registering for the reading challenge on Monday, June 5. "And when they've completed their 10 hours, they will receive prizes". Questions about the Summer Reading Program should be directed to the staff of the Frederick Public Li... [Full Article...]

School buses missing safety device

School buses missing safety device She declined to say whether the department would advise divisions to check older buses and pursue retrofitting vehicles without the interlock out of precaution. Byard, spokesman for Loudoun County Public Schools. WSLS asked around, and four separate school systems say they have work to do. 220 buses in Chesterfield County. [Full Article...]

Trump Israel Trip: Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent

US President Donald Trump reiterated on Tuesday his self-proclaimed commitment to Israeli-Palestinian peace, a promise he made during his first meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the White House. Much of central and southern Jerusalem was shut down to allow the presidential motorcade of around 60 vehicles to make its way from Mr Trump's hotel to the town, just ei... [Full Article...]


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