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USDOT Looking at 13% Cut Under New Trump Budget

Subsidies for commercial air travel in rural areas would be cut by more than half. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said at a recent hearing that money for the grants could be put back into the transportation system in a more "holistic" way. [Full Article...]

Suspect in Manhattan homicide arrested in Wichita

Suspect in Manhattan homicide arrested in Wichita He was booked at 2:41 a.m. Friday into the Sedgwick County Jail, where he is being held in lieu of $2 million bond. On Thursday, Wichita Police Department (WPD) received information that a vehicle matching the description in connection with the crime was at a Motel 6 on E. [Full Article...]

Minn. inmates on the loose after one overtakes control of van

Minn. inmates on the loose after one overtakes control of van Cloud, according to the DOC website. The Department of Corrections has identified five of the inmates involved in the escape.Three were serving time for assault, one for domestic assault and one for a weapons violation. He was arrested last October on several outstanding warrants. At the time of his arrest, officers approached Mitchell, and he hit a U.S. Marshal with his vehicle, then drove off. [Full Article...]

Texas House rejects attempts to strengthen 'bathroom bill'

He declined to speculate on details of the compromise. Patrick also declared, "We will be in a special session caused by Joe Straus himself". "The bill provides significant additional funding", House Majority Leader Don Hineman, a Dighton Republican, said. [Full Article...]

Honor Flight Missions Move From World War II To Vietnam-Era Veterans

Honor Flight Missions Move From World War II To Vietnam-Era Veterans Many now suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Another speaker at the event, Tom Tangney, also has loved ones to remember during Memorial Day. In 2015, Ms Carlson Delogne took a film crew and a small group of Americans who had lost fathers in the war to Vietnam. He credits his faith for helping him survive the war. [Full Article...]

Alabama executes death row 'Houdini'

He also is the third-longest serving inmate among Alabama's 184 death row inmates. Washington -Tommy Arthur was executed late on Thursday after his eighth, and final, rendezvous with the USA state of Alabama's capital punishment system. In a telephone interview on Monday Arthur maintained his innocence but acknowledged that his chance of another stay was diminishing. He and his lawyers say there... [Full Article...]

Here's How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Commencement Speech Today

Dame Judi Dench also received an honorary degree at the same ceremony. "We may have taken different paths to get here, but today I want to share what I've learned about our generation and the world we're building together". "You know what else movies get wrong about innovation?" He suggested that the millennial generation work on issues such as climate change by installing solar panels, curi... [Full Article...]

Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation debut does little to assure allies

Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation debut does little to assure allies ALSO READ | Viral video of little girl calling Donald Trump "a disgrace to the world" is fake! The president and first lady will finish off the second-last day of Trump's first official trip overseas attending a dinner hosted by Italian President Sergio Mattarella. [Full Article...]

Texas pushes ahead with 'bathroom bill' as others shy away

The Senate's changes to HB 107 also would end state income taxes on military pensions and Social Security benefits, similar to the House version that passed Friday by a 74-17 vote. "I told the president there would be a point at which we might well want him and the vice president to be helpful", he said. His voice cracking, Perry recalled his dad's "snippets of wisdom". [Full Article...]

California workers hurt in partial building site collapse

California workers hurt in partial building site collapse Some ended up trapped in wet concrete or beneath fallen debris, he told reporters at the scene, according to video footage of a news conference. Between eight and 13 construction workers are being treated for injuries this morning after a part of a construction site on Oakland's Auto Row collapsed at 9:35 a.m. [Full Article...]

Trump son-in-law sought secret communications with Moscow

That's not to say Jared Kushner has done anything wrong, but if he does emerge tainted, that would be very hard for Trump to shake. But new administrations are generally cautious in their handling of interactions with Moscow, which USA intelligence agencies have accused of waging an unprecedented campaign to interfere in last year's presidential race and help elect Trump. [Full Article...]

Florida woman missing at sea

Florida woman missing at sea According to ABC affiliate WPBF-TV, Bennett said he and Hellman were aboard his 37-foot catamaran near the Bahamas when he went to bed around 8 p.m. Isabella Hellmann was last seen by her husband, Lewis Bennett, while they were at sea on the night of May 14, according to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Tenn. lawmakers debate morality of President Trump's first budget

Trump's budget assumes the Republican health care bill becomes law. The more states spend on the program, the more the federal government reimburses them. He said he supports the proposed food stamp work requirement. According to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget , in order for Trump's tax cuts to pay for themselves, "The country would need roughly 4.5 percent sustained growth to... [Full Article...]

7 tornadoes confirmed in Georgia

7 tornadoes confirmed in Georgia A second EF-1 tornado damaged roofs and uprooted trees in Vidalia on Wednesday night just after 11 p.m. In Toombs County, where the tornado moved at 95 miles per hour, several businesses had minor roof damage. Several other trees were snapped near Creekwood Lane Northeast before the tornado lifted. The Whitfield County twister was one of seven tornadoes that hit Georgia on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

USA appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump's travel ban

USA appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump's travel ban This was the Trump administration's second attempt to install a travel ban. The 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower Maryland court ruling that found the ban violated constitutional rights. His administration will likely appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Still, he said, it's hard to make a confident prediction because "Supreme Court justices don't always vote in ideological lockstep"... [Full Article...]

Trump in the Middle East

But U.S. experts said that, despite Trump's push, a full Israeli-Palestinian peace plan is highly unlikely any time soon, though the two sides could take baby steps toward peace, with the Trump administration as an intermediary. It undermines the realization of a two-state solution. "I would like to reiterate our commitment to cooperate with you in order to make peace and forge an historic pea... [Full Article...]

Legal Expert: Trump's Travel Ban Order Needed One Slight Change

Legal Expert: Trump's Travel Ban Order Needed One Slight Change It's the first appeals court to rule on the revised travel ban. That order was in effect for seven days, before it was blocked by a federal judge in Seattle, a ruling upheld by the 9th Circuit. "They're not Muslim majority countries". In her concurrence, Thacker called the government's reasoning untenable. "The President is not required to admit people from countries that sponsor or shelter ... [Full Article...]

Ryan Braun: Braun (calf) placed back on disabled list

Ryan Braun: Braun (calf) placed back on disabled list The Brewers have allowed 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five straight games. Milwaukee Brewers' Jonathan Villar drives home safely on a Hernan Perez RBI-single off Arizona Diamondbacks' Andrew Chafin during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 26, 2017 , in Milwaukee. [Full Article...]

1 hurt in plane crash on western MI airport's runway

1 hurt in plane crash on western MI airport's runway The sheriff's office does not believe it was from Sheboygan County. The incident is still under investigation by the Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board. of Wyoming, according to the FAA database. Officials say there were no surviving individuals from the crash. He did not immediately release any more informa... [Full Article...]

I never said 'Israel' in meeting with Russians

Trump also planned to visit the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem and the Western Wall, an important Jewish holy site. During his trip, Trump claimed that Iran is a key sponsor of militant group, an allegation vehemently rejected by Qassemi. [Full Article...]


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