President Trump observes Memorial Day with somber service at Arlington

We can only hope every day that we prove worthy, not only of their sacrifice and service but of the sacrifices made by their families and loved ones they left behind". "While we can not know the extent of your pain, what we do know is that our gratitude to them and to you is boundless and undying-will always be there, Thank you", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge, released

Woods says he didn't realize the mix of medications affected him that strongly. Rightler said she did not have additional details about the circumstances leading to Woods' arrest, nor did she have any information about whether the arrest involved drugs or alcohol. [Full Article...]

University of Maryland Stabbing Death Investigated as Hate Crime

On Sunday, ABC 7 News released a new report stating the incident is being investigated as a hate crime after detectives discovered Urbanski's participation in a Facebook group called "Alt Reich: Nation", a group that Heavy reports was deleted. [Full Article...]

Carter's national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

Brzezinski, who was active in academia well into his 80s, was critical of US President Donald Trump's foreign policy. "Rosalynn (Carter's wife) and I are saddened", he said in a statement . The oldest son of Polish diplomat Tadeus Brzezinski, Zbigniew was born on March 28, 1928, and attended Catholic schools during the time his father was posted in France and Germany. [Full Article...]

Fort Jackson National Cemetery Honors Fallen Soldiers

Korean War veteran Bill Dumas served in the United States Marine Corps from 1948 to 1951. The rain only lasted moments, before it let up as the ceremony began. Gov. Brian Sandoval claps during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City on Monday, May 29, 2017. [Full Article...]

Takuma Sato wins Indy 500, Alonso retires with engine failure

Takuma Sato wins Indy 500, Alonso retires with engine failure Four of the six Andretti drivers led 95 of the 200 laps Sunday, and Andretti has now put a vehicle in victory lane three times in the last four years. "Obviously it's disappointing not to finish the race because every race you compete, you want to be at the chequered flag". "Today was not possible". [Full Article...]

Oregon mother thanks men who died defending girls

Oregon mother thanks men who died defending girls I wish we would hear you say them", Rather said. "They have a First Amendment right to speak, but my pushback on that is that hate speech is not protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution". At one point, he threatens to stab the driver of the train. One was a recent college graduate. Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, was stabbed in the neck. [Full Article...]

President Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

As Trump attempted to disparage the Khan family for opposing him, almost a dozen other Gold Star families wrote him a letter in which they demanded an apology for his "repugnant and personally offensive" comments and accused him of "cheapening the sacrifice made by those we lost". [Full Article...]

Krauthammer: Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Krauthammer: Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia Still, the trip offered the clearest picture to date of how Trump plans to put his imprint on America's relationship with the world. While Trump campaigned as an ardent opponent of the Iran accord, his administration has not taken steps to formally scrap the agreement as promised. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack: Police Fear Salman Abedi Could have Made a Second Bomb

A moment of silence was held in Manchester Thursday morning for the victims. The attack killed 22 people - mostly teens and children who were leaving the concert Monday night. Then came the New York Times , which on Wednesday published photographic material of what the 22-year old Salman Abedi was carrying. Three vehicles drove up to the Abedi home on Wednesday evening and several... [Full Article...]

Trump hails heroes including Kansan during Memorial Day ceremony

Byers was on his third combat tour and, Trump said, ran through smoke and a hail of bullets to rescue an Afghan soldier when he was killed last November. "They were people who stood for something larger than themselves", he said. The president then climbed the steps above the tomb to the cemetery's marble amphitheater, where he delivered his address. [Full Article...]

Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally

The two good Samaritans were killed when they intervened after Christian shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two teenagers on Portland's MAX train. Rather called on Trump to say Best and Namkai-Meche's names, or at least to tweet about them. In Portland on Friday, two men were stabbed to death on a light rail train. "They lost their lives because of me and my friend and the way we look", Mangum said. [Full Article...]

Central Texas Honors the fallen during Memorial Day Ceremonies

There were many wreath-laying ceremonies across the country in honor of Memorial Day, including here in the Midlands. "We can celebrate the three-day weekend and the start of the summer, but we can take time to honor those who've given so much", he said. [Full Article...]

Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally following fatal stabbings

A heart-shaped wreath covered with positive messages hangs on a traffic light pole at a memorial for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday, while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women, including one wearing a Muslim head covering, on a light-trail train in Portland , Ore, Saturday, May 27, 2017 . [Full Article...]

Portland Hate Speech Victim Thanks Those Who Died Defending Her

Portland Police said one of the two young women on the train was wearing a hijab , head covering. "The pair them moved to the back of the train, while the three men intervened in the assault, with Mangum saying one of the men told Christian he ".Can't disrespect these young ladies like that. [Full Article...]

President Trump condemns Portland stabbing of good Samaritans

President Trump condemns Portland stabbing of good Samaritans Two good Samaritans were trying to aid two young Muslim women as self-proclaimed white supremacist harassed them. Mr Trump had been facing mounting criticism for his silence over the deaths of Taliesin Namkai-Meche and Ricky Best in Portland on Friday . [Full Article...]

Two killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Fletcher is now at a local hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries, according to authorities. Police identified the suspect as 35-year-old Jeremy Joseph Christian of North Portland. Muslims make up about one per cent of the adult population of OR, according to a 2014 survey by the Pew Research Centre. He made news in 2014 with an unsuccessful run for Clackamas County commis... [Full Article...]

Recently passed veterans honored at Northampton Memorial Day service

The event wrapped up with a salute from the firing squad, the echoes from the shots sounding through the town, a somber soundtrack to remember those fallen. More than 300 veterans died in MA within the past six months. "Memorial Day is a day to remember all of those that have lost their lives serving", said Eric Griffeth, an attendee of the ceremony who visited his grandfather, a World War II ve... [Full Article...]

How Portland Is Reacting To Friday's Stabbing Attack

A new video shows the man accused of fatally stabbing two men in OR going on a tirade the night before the attacks. Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, allegedly knifed three men after they tried to stop him from shouting racial slurs at two girls on a light-rail train in the OR city Friday. [Full Article...]

Family honors hero killed in racist train attack

Police identified the dead as 53-year-old Ricky John Best of Happy Valley, Oregon , and 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche of Portland . A third was seriously injured. The mother of one of the targets of the rant said she is overwhelmed with gratitude and sadness for the strangers who were stabbed to death when they came to the defense of her daughter, 16-year-old Destinee Mangum . [Full Article...]

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