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U.K. Holds Minute of Silence Honoring Victims of London Terror Attack

U.K. Holds Minute of Silence Honoring Victims of London Terror Attack The revelations will add to pressure on the authorities over whether enough is being done to tackle extremism, after it emerged that Butt is the third terrorist in recent months to carry out an attack despite being known to security services. [Full Article...]

Man Dies After His Tattoo Gets Infected with Ocean Bacteria

Man Dies After His Tattoo Gets Infected with Ocean Bacteria While most healthy people do not die as a result of vibrio vulnificus , the authors of the study did say the case report showed how risky infection can be for those with liver illnesses, as well as anyone who receives a tattoo . In this case, the patient had chronic liver disease from drinking six 12-ounce beers a day, according to CNN . But "infections can also occur with exposure of ope... [Full Article...]

President Trump: The Media Wants Me Stop Tweeting, But I Won't

President Trump: The Media Wants Me Stop Tweeting, But I Won't So much for the idea of vetting President Trump's tweets . In his latest barrage of Twitter comments this week, he quoted London's Muslim mayor out of context and then assailed him for his response to the deadly attacks in the British capital. [Full Article...]

Ballet dancer jumps into action, saves man from subway track

Ballet dancer jumps into action, saves man from subway track It happened about 11:45 p.m. Saturday, when SC native Gray Davis - a dancer with the American Ballet Theatre - was in the Broadway-Seventh Avenue station with his wife, Cassandra Trenary, reported multiple media outlets. He lifted the man-who was unconscious from the fall-onto the platform, as people above helped pull. "It wasn't scary at first but my wife said this looks like it's going to esca... [Full Article...]

Top career USA diplomat in China embassy steps down

Top career USA diplomat in China embassy steps down News of Rank's resignation was broken on Twitter by veteran China reporter John Pomfret , an editor at the SupChina news site, formerly of the Washington Post . Branstad is undergoing diplomat training, and has not arrived yet. Previously, he had been a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, director of the State Department's Office of Afghanistan Affairs. [Full Article...]

Time for Kevin Durant to take his show on the road

We're hungry". "I would imagine Kyrie's going to come out and have a great game", Love said. "We've got a great opportunity in front of us and we've got to seize it". He was undefeated as the interim coach of the Warriors , including one win during the 2017 NBA Finals. "We're plain and simple going to have to play better ". [Full Article...]

London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled

Following the attack, the London mayor released a statement warning his constituents that their city would have an intensified police presence. Meanwhile, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he saw no reason to cancel Donald Trump´s state visit to Britain after the USA president criticised Mayor Sadiq Khan´s response to the London Bridge killings. [Full Article...]

Paris police shoot, wound attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

Paris police shoot, wound attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral The BBC says reports suggest a man attacked an officer with a hammer and the suspect was "wounded in the chest". One policeman was injured in the attack. Police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert told The Associated Press just before 5:30 p.m. that the operation was over. There has been strong police presence on the streets of Paris since then. [Full Article...]

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony

Though executive privilege has existed in practice for centuries, it wasn't formally recognized in the USA until 1974, when the Supreme Court addressed the issue in United States v. The simpler answers are likely the best: Trump's not going to invoke it because it would be politically disastrous to do so, and it also appears unnecessary to boot. [Full Article...]

Trump will not stop Comey from testifying before Senate Intel Committee

Comey's testimony Thursday is a cinch to damage Trump and the White House , potentially seriously depending upon what he reveals, but trying to stop him by asserting the privilege would have made a bad situation worse. While Some Republicans in Congress had said that Trump should stop Comey's testimony, many legal scholars believed Trump had already waived his executive privilege because he spo... [Full Article...]

Cavaliers know there's a different feel to this year's 2-0 deficit

Thompson grabbed 9.2 rebounds per game for Cleveland during the regular season, with a team-high 4.0 per game off the offensive glass, while playing 29.9 minutes a night. Curry and Thompson, who finished with 22 points, also connected on four 3-pointers apiece for Golden State, which shot 51.7 percent overall. "I try not to focus on that", he said. [Full Article...]

"It was not innocent" | Macron speaks on long handshake with Trump

The enthusiastic French premier later grouped Trump with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin as leaders who focus on power. Mr Macron walks down the path heading straight towards Mr Trump , but at the last moment swerves to greet Ms Merkel, the head of the Western military bloc, and other leaders. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation tried to hack United States voting systems for months

Russian Federation tried to hack United States voting systems for months There is no evidence that votes were affected by the hack. The Intercept , a digital magazine founded by journalists involved in the release of documents leaked by NSA contractor Edward Snowden, said some material was withheld at US intelligence agencies' request because it wasn't "clearly in the public interest". [Full Article...]

Fired US Employee Kills 5, Shoots Himself Dead at Florida Business

Authorities say officers arrived at the scene of a workplace shooting just two minutes after a witness called 911 in Orlando . Government statistics show that fatal workplace shootings are increasing, and experts say revenge is often the motive. [Full Article...]

2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse File - In this December 3, 2016 file image from video provided by KGO-TV shows the Ghost Ship Warehouse after a fire swept through the Oakland, Calif., building. Attorney Mary Alexander said, however, she's disappointed the owner of the building hasn't been charged. "There is more responsibility to go around", Boudreaux said. [Full Article...]

Penguins lose special teams battle, game to Nashville

Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators lock horns in the Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight. The concern for Pittsburgh now: Was their 5-1 loss to the Predators Saturday night in the wild atmosphere in and around the Bridgestone Arena a passing of the baton in the final, or was this pushback predictable considering the noise and the circumstance? Nashville Predators defensem... [Full Article...]

Johnson ties Yarborough with 83rd career win

Johnson joins short lists; Rahal sweeps Detroit ( NASCAR )-Jimmie Johnson took the lead away from Kyle Larson on an extra-lap restart on Dover's "Monster Mile" and held on for his 83 Cup victory, edging Larson and Martin Truex , Jr., while most of the remaining cars on the lead lap crashed behind them after Ty Dillon's vehicle slid into the path of other cars. [Full Article...]

Trump calls for 'quicker, safer' air-traffic control in bid for privatization

Critics charged last year's proposal gave too much board power to airlines. As a result, the FAA has had difficulty making long-term commitments with contractors. The president's team invited several Republican members of Congress, including Sen. He may also talk more broadly Monday about what he has called "third world airports" in particular, as he launches what the White House is calling the ... [Full Article...]

Cuomo: State will keep Affordable Care Act protections

Cuomo: State will keep Affordable Care Act protections A bill already narrowly approved in the House would allow states to opt out of the 10 essential benefits, which include things like hospitalization, maternity and pediatric care, lab work, and mental health and addiction services. Insurers who back out of the marketplace, meanwhile, would be banned from participating in the state's Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Essential Plan programs, which a... [Full Article...]

Bill to rein in Pennsylvania pension benefits on fast track

Bill to rein in Pennsylvania pension benefits on fast track He said the current version achieves his goals of continuing to pay down the debt, reducing investment fees, shifting risk away from taxpayers and providing fair benefits. State troopers and corrections officers hired in the future would be exempt and would receive the traditional benefits. Although he doesn't believe the bill goes far enough and didn't co-sponsor it, Eichelberger said he voted ... [Full Article...]


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