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Trump's Ex-Campaign Manager Lewandowski Eyes White House Position

They also have no qualms about covering President Trump's Twitter feed as news . The departure of Michael Dubke , Mr Trump's communications director, comes as aides say the president has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow . [Full Article...]

Concord Woman Stabbed to Death, One Person Charged

Concord Woman Stabbed to Death, One Person Charged Emergency crews took Galusha to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police are asking for anyone with information about the death to contact Lt. Investigators believe the actual incident occurred at the Penacook Place Apartments at 36 Pinehurst St., and officers were at the apartment complex Wednesday carrying bags of evidence out of the building. [Full Article...]

Exelon to Shutter Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant Early

Six reactors have been shut down since 2013 in California, Florida, Nebraska, Vermont and Wisconsin and there are plans to close six more over the next five years. The incident that took place March 28, 1979, was rated at a five on the seven-point International Nuclear Event Scale, which categorizes the event as an " accident with wider consequences". [Full Article...]

Fallen heroes remembered in Phoenix on Memorial Day

Fallen heroes remembered in Phoenix on Memorial Day Marine, adorably shared his experience exchanging a high five with President Trump at Arlington National Cemetery. "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". [Full Article...]

Portland uneasy, suspect shouts 'you've got no safe place!'

Portland uneasy, suspect shouts 'you've got no safe place!' She couldn't see who was attacked first. Girls Who Survived Portland's MAX Attack (via YouCaring) has so far raised more than $40,000 on behalf of the two young women on whom the attacker's racial hatred was focused. "The idea that Portland is so liberal supersedes this dark, hidden secret about racism", said Karen Gibson, a professor of urban studies at Portland State University. [Full Article...]

FBI probe moves into WH

FBI probe moves into WH One, from the Washington Post , includes the stunning news that the investigation into the Russians' interference in the US election now includes a current senior White House official close to the president as a significant person of interest. [Full Article...]

More than 65 Indian Americans in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee

In addition to the 400-word list from Round 2, Ostermann said he goes online to find words to study for other rounds. The preliminary rounds begin at 8 a.m Wednesday. The super-spellers will be focused and ready to take the stage when the spelling bee resumes Wednesday morning from Washington. Propper said she reads about three books per month, and is a fan of the Divergent trilogy as well... [Full Article...]

N Carolina gov't spending bill heading to House budget panel

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said this week he has a "hard time believing" the Senate will vote on healthcare legislation by August, The Washington Post reported . The GOP is circumventing a possible filibuster for its healthcare bill by introducing it using a process known as budget reconciliation. "Either elect more Republican Senators in 2018 or change the rules now to 51%". [Full Article...]

Keith Mumphery banned from MSU for sexual misconduct

Keith Mumphery banned from MSU for sexual misconduct The sexual misconduct violation stems from a incident in March of 2015, when Memphery allegedly sexually assaulted a female student in her dorm room; the victim reported the crime to campus authorities later that evening. Houston selected Mumphery in the fifth round of the 2015 National Football League draft on May 2 that year. The report details conflicting accounts of who was the aggressor and w... [Full Article...]

Trump vows to 'change' how much Germany gives to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Last week, Trump and Merkel both attended meetings at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit meeting in Brussels and a Group of 7 (G7) meeting in Taormina, Italy . Despite various signals that Trump and Merkel are not on the same page, as witnessed during the US President's Europe visit , the Press Secretary said that the US President views not just Germany, but the rest of the Europe... [Full Article...]

Number of homeless counted in Los Angeles County up sharply

Number of homeless counted in Los Angeles County up sharply Nearly 58,000 people are homeless in Los Angeles County on any given night, up 23 percent from a year ago, according to the latest count from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority released Wednesday. The rising cost of housing, along with a housing shortage, was acknowledged by officials as a top cause of the homeless problem. During that time, the median renter household income has declin... [Full Article...]

Texas House Approves Bathroom Restrictions for Public Schools

Texas House Approves Bathroom Restrictions for Public Schools The House is expected to reject Senate changes. But Schaefer said, "I'm concerned that the language in the amendment is weak and may not accomplish much". Critics questioned how the state expects schools to fund renovations for new or added facilities to accommodate transgender students. The backlash against North Carolina's HB2 has been significant, with companies such as Deutsche Bank ... [Full Article...]

Appeals court upholds block on travel ban

Appeals court upholds block on travel ban Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory saw things differently, via NY Times: "Then-candidate Trump's campaign statements reveal that on numerous occasions, he expressed anti-Muslim sentiment, as well as his intent, if elected, to ban Muslims from the United States". [Full Article...]

More traffic deaths this Memorial Day weekend than in 2016

More traffic deaths this Memorial Day weekend than in 2016 Across Virginia, troopers responded to 652 crashes during the weekend. State Police say seven people were killed on highways in Virginia over the holiday weekend. "We continue to urge motorists to use proper restraints and to never drive while impaired on alcohol or drugs or while distracted", said Michigan State Police Traffic Specialist Lt. [Full Article...]

Girl used machete in fatal attack on driver

Girl used machete in fatal attack on driver Cunningham says Wasni tried to flee in Nelson's vehicle but she hit a median near the scene. The third Uber driver, Nelson, picked up Wasni in his Hyundai Sonata a few blocks west of the Walmart. Family members sobbed at times during the hearing, including when officials described Grant Nelson begging for help in the lobby before he was found on the ground outside in a pool of blood with multi... [Full Article...]

Kushner and the back story of back channels

On Twitter , President Trump said "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA - and how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election - has taken over the fake news". Four people who work closely with prospective nominees told POLITICO that some potential hires are having second thoughts about trying to land executive branch appointments as federal and congressional investigations threaten ... [Full Article...]

Times Square driver wanted to 'kill them all'

Times Square driver wanted to 'kill them all' He was discharged in 2014 as the result of a special court martial, a Navy official said . Rojas went running through the street before he was subdued by police and bystanders, and taken into custody. Officials do not believe Rojas was motivated by extremist ideology or terrorism - but the incident does not appear to be an accident. Rojas was also charged with drink driving in 2008 and 2015... [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump campaign manager open to returning

White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday, saying it had been an honor to serve Trump. Melania Trump says it was "simply wrong" for celebrity Kathy Griffin to appear in a video holding what looked like President Donald Trump's bloody, severed head. [Full Article...]

White House ducks comments on Russian Federation investigation and Jared Kushner

The newest controversy involving President Donald Trump revolves around his son-in-law, Jared Kushner . White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks told the " Times " that "Mr. They could be part of a new rapid response team. Flynn resigned in February following reports that he had diplomatically engaged Kislyak prior to President Trump taking office and that Flynn misled Vice President M... [Full Article...]

Amid Rumors Of Staff Shake-Up, White House Communications Director Resigns

Mike Dubke is an entrepreneur and political aide, who was the White House Communications Director for Donald Trump since March 6, 2017. Indeed, Dubke offered his resignation before the president's departure, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told The Associated Press , but offered to stay on during the trip. [Full Article...]


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