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U.S. Betsy DeVos met with audible boos at Bethune-Cookman graduation
Author: 0 Betsy DeVos met with audible boos at Bethune-Cookman graduation

Many advocates of historically black colleges and universities were apoplectic after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called the group of schools forged at the height of racial segregation " pioneers " of " school choice ". "I have respect for all those who attended, including those who demonstrated their disagreement with me". Within hours of the announcement at the start of this month, the school in Daytona Beach, Fla ., began actively defending its decision to invite DeVos.

Author: 0 Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

Multiple people were trapped inside homes after the tornado, KOCO.com reported. An expansive area of severe thunderstorms will sweep through the central US through Tuesday night. Tuesday afternoon. The National Weather Service confirmed the EF3 tornado was actually on the ground for 27 miles with maximum winds of about 165 mph.

U.S. No Budget Deal Yet: Minnesota Lawmakers Have Until Midnight
Author: 0 No Budget Deal Yet: Minnesota Lawmakers Have Until Midnight

Mark Dayton and legislative leaders envisioned it when they announced it Monday night. "I thought it was a good compromise", said Sen. Sandy Layman, R-Grand Rapids. during next year's Super Bowl, it will have to go back to the House for final approval. In another move, the bill would also slash taxes on premium cigars - from $3.50 to 50 cents each - and remove inflation-adjusted increases for cigarette taxes that were approved in 2013.

U.S. Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers: 3-game series prediction
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers: 3-game series prediction

Travis will platoon with Moreland. Porcello came back out for the seventh and allowed a couple more runs. Losing Ortiz's power bat was bound to affect the Boston offense in multiple ways. The Rangers are off to a hot start in their 2017 campaign. The Rangers have scored 11 runs in their last two games and five or more runs in 11 of their last 12 games.

U.S. Sunny Wednesday, high near 73 in Oklahoma City
Author: 0 Sunny Wednesday, high near 73 in Oklahoma City

A warm front will approach overnight along with the next round of showers and possible t'storms. Highs will then reach the low 90s across much of the area Friday and Saturday . Southwest wind 5 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

U.S. Cavs claim third straight national championship
Author: 0 Cavs claim third straight national championship

Virginia opened the match by taking the doubles point, which was the first time all tournament the Tar Heels failed to do so. Pham, a sophomore from Saratoga, Calif., is now listed No. Arconada picked up a career-best six wins against ranked opponents including wins over then-No. They deserve everything they get. The Bulldogs last singles participant was Rishab Agarwal last season, who advanced to the second round of play in Tulsa, Okla.

U.S. Dems Slam CBO's 'Trumpcare' Report, 'Higher Costs and Less Care'
Author: 0 Dems Slam CBO's 'Trumpcare' Report, 'Higher Costs and Less Care'

Democrats have savaged the GOP bill for tossing people off their coverage, threatening their benefits and jeopardizing coverage for people with serious, costly to treat medical conditions. There were reports last week that the House might have to vote again on a health care bill if the CBO projection found that the bill wouldn't save at least $2 billion.

U.S. Philippine church says priest, churchgoers taken hostage
Author: 0 Philippine church says priest, churchgoers taken hostage

The United States regards Hapilon as one of the world's most unsafe terrorists, offering a bounty of $5 million for his capture. He was returning home from a trip to Moscow to deal with the crisis. Officials said the gunmen occupied the city hall, a hospital and a jail and burned several houses in a daring attack. In a telephone interview with ANC, Gandamra said that he is coordinating with the military and the police to stabilize peace and order in the community.

U.S. Montana US House race sparks record campaign spending
Author: 0 Montana US House race sparks record campaign spending

He underperformed the president. At the front of the line, Gary McGowan said that the candidates' views on health care were the most important factor in his decision to vote for Quist . She characterized her endorsement of Mr. Gianforte as a push for Mr. Trump's agenda, including less spending on welfare, a key issue for her. Bernie Sanders win the state in the 2016 Democratic primaries can also fuel Quist's campaign all the way to victory.

U.S. 'Joker' arrested for pointing gun at cars
Author: 0 'Joker' arrested for pointing gun at cars

The tattoo is similar to the imagery in the The Dark Knight, where the late Heath Ledger portrayed the Joker . According to police, Sullivan told them he didn't have a permit because "it's too expensive". When police located Sullivan, he allegedly had a Smith & Wesson handgun with six rounds in the magazine, the news station reported , citing a police report.

U.S. Does Christian School's Pregnant Grad Ban Promote Abortion?
Author: 0 Does Christian School's Pregnant Grad Ban Promote Abortion?

Graduation is in 11 days and if Maddi is not allowed to walk, she said she will have a separate private ceremony and all her classmates will be invited. Hobbs said Heritage, which opened in 1969 and has 175 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, emphasizes abstinence and tells students to "maintain their purity until their wedding night".

U.S. Central North Carolina facing severe threat
Author: 0 Central North Carolina facing severe threat

A Tornado Warning has been issued for Pomaria, Peak and Jenkinsville until 4:00pm. A Tornado Watch has been issued for portions of north Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee through 6 pm Wednesday. "If you're in one of those slow-moving storms, the potential is there for significantly more rainfall". Conditions improve Thursday as the air dries out behind the cold front.

U.S. What's on tap for Memorial Day on Cape Ann
Author: 0 What's on tap for Memorial Day on Cape Ann

There will be a tribute to veterans, with a wreath laying, gun salute, patriotic songs and guest speaker Col. Craig Stigleman. Carroll's veteran organizations will also host a Memorial Day commemoration in nearby Finksburg on Monday, as 9,000 flags will be placed on the grounds of Gerstell Academy, honoring each of the almost 9,000 Marylanders who have been killed since World War I.

U.S. Summer Reading Program begins June 1
Author: 0 Summer Reading Program begins June 1

The program encourages kids and teens to read by offering free events through the summer and prizes for reading a certain number of books. " Special teen programs are held Mondays at 6 p.m.at the main library". Questions about the Summer Reading Program should be directed to the staff of the Frederick Public Library at 200 E. Grand Ave.in Frederick. Children must register for the program in the library, but teens and adults may sign up online .

U.S. North Korea threat: U.S. 'monitoring' claim missile could carry nuclear warhead
Author: 0 North Korea threat: U.S. 'monitoring' claim missile could carry nuclear warhead

The new ballistic missile, named Hwasong-12, was sacked at the highest possible angle to avoid affecting neighbouring countries' security and flew 787km after reaching an altitude of 2111km, KCNA said. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency called the missile a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket", and it said the "Hwasong-12" was "capable of carrying a large, heavy nuclear warhead".

U.S. Shower chance Wednesday and cool for May
Author: 0 Shower chance Wednesday and cool for May

Showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue to move from the north through the area today . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. The high will be 75, winds will be southeast 10 to 15 miles per hour. Friday: Chance for more showers. The holiday weekend is looking dry and hot with highs in the 90s by Saturday . There is an overall 20 percent chance of showers but nothing that will drive down the high humidity level.

U.S. Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI's Russia investigation
Author: 0 Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI's Russia investigation

Not a single day, it seems, can go by without new revelations about President Trump's reported attempts to stymie the investigation into his campaign's possible connections to Russian Federation. Former CIA Director John Brennan says he can't say whether there was collusion during the USA presidential election between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's campaign, but he knew there was reason to have investigators "pull those threads".

U.S. Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws
Author: 0 Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws

While Branstad highlights Iowa's low unemployment rate of 3.1 percent and renewable energy investments in wind farms and ethanol as signs of success, critics point to legislation Branstad signed this year that weakened public unions, restricted minimum hourly wage increases and added a voter identification requirement.