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U.S. Professor 'trying not to vomit' after soldier gets first-class seat
Author: 0 Professor 'trying not to vomit' after soldier gets first-class seat

Ciccariello-Maher told the New York Daily News that his tweet was "misrepresented" by "right-wing media". Cicariello immediately took to Twitter and said, "Some guy gave up his first class seat for a soldier". While the university recognizes the right of its faculty to freely express their thoughts and opinions in public debate, Professor Ciccariello-Maher's comments are utterly reprehensible, deeply disturbing, and do not in any way reflect the values of the university.

U.S. 5 killed in shootings on Chicago's South Side
Author: 0 5 killed in shootings on Chicago's South Side

The mother of the slain men heard the shots that killed her sons, the paper reported. She was four months pregnant, according to police. Residents in the area of the South Shore shootings say they have come to a point where the violence has become numbing, but this amount of killings in one day is still surprising.

U.S. Family speaks after remains of girl found
Author: 0 Family speaks after remains of girl found

Magnus said no arrests have been made. Tucson police Chief Chris Magnus says remains found in a remote area in Pima County about a month ago are those of Celis, who went missing from her family home almost five years ago. Celis was last seen April 20, 2012, when she was six years old. An Arizona girl who disappeared five years ago was recently found dead in a desert, police announced on Friday.

Author: 0 Tension Mounts as Intel Chairman Cancels Public Russia Hearing

Stone has repeatedly stated publicly since these matters have come to light, he is eager to voluntarily appear in open session in front of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence without the necessity of a subpoena. The House committee is investigating whether Russian Federation hacked emails of senior Democrats and released embarrassing information to hurt the campaign of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, interfering in the election to benefit Trump.

Author: 0 Meals on Wheels OK for now

The budget also eliminates the $3 billion community block grant program, which some communities use to supplement Meals on Wheels and provide safety checks for the elderly. Meals on Wheels provides what is sometimes the only meal of the day for the people it helps. If Trump's budget goes through the way it's outlined now, it'd force Ike and other organizations like Meals on Wheels to resort to alternative ways of raising money to keep up with demand.

Author: 0 Trump boosts U.S. military authority for Somalia fighting

The new approval will allow US forces to further their goal of supporting local forces against the al-Qaida linked terrorist group, according to Davis. The approval for additional strikes against al-Shabaab is coming 24 hours after Mr. Trump relaxed preventive rules against rampant civilian casualties.

Author: 0 Nikki Haley Is Unmatched Favorite At AIPAC Conference

Despite Trump's image as an outsider and unconventional politician, the most conventional part of his administration's nascent foreign policy may be a return to the traditional bipartisan view of the Middle East, with the U.S. and Israel. And she drew a clear line under the record of her predecessor, who in December abstained from a U.N. Security Council vote, thus allowing a resolution criticizing Israeli settlements to pass.

Author: 0 Democrat launches longshot bid to unseat GOP Texas senator

Beto O'Rourke kicked off his longshot bid to unseat Republican Sen. He pledged to campaign without pollsters, consultants or PAC money, and may have trouble getting much attention from a national party focused on defending 10 Senate Democrats who are up for re-election next year in states Trump won.

Author: 0 Johanna Konta Overcomes Venus Williams To reach Miami Open Final

The Briton will take on former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, who ousted Czech second seed Karolína Plíšková 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in the other semi-final. A semi-finalist at the Australian Open a year ago, Konta ensured she will return to the WTA's top 10 courtesy her win over Williams. "I'm definitely positive", she said.

U.S. Charleston church shooter to plead guilty to state murder charges
Author: 0 Charleston church shooter to plead guilty to state murder charges

Because Roof has agreed to a guilty plea in state court, prosecutors won't present any additional evidence, Wilson said. The plea will mean that the plaintiffs will be spared from a second wound-tearing death-penalty trial. He is the first federal hate crime defendant to be sentenced to death. The Rev. Sharon Risher, whose mother died in the shooting, was among them.

Author: 0 Venus Williams defeats Angelique Kerber to advance to Miami Open semis

Konta, the current world number 11, picked up her third consecutive victory over the veteran American as she progressed with a 6-4, 7-5 win. Williams struggled with her first serve and saved five break points early in the second set before breaking Konta to take a 3-1 lead.

U.S. Jailing in Russia of Navalny staff 'attempt to disrupt'
Author: 0 Jailing in Russia of Navalny staff 'attempt to disrupt'

Petersburg and Nizhny, which are the equivalents of "bicoastal" America, similarly derided in the Kremlin as the homes of privileged metropolitan elitist malcontents. A video of Gleb Takmakov , a fifth grader in the Siberian city of Tomsk, is emblematic of this new generation of protester. "You can't detain tens of thousands of people", he said.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn's Lawyer Once Called Trump A 'Clinton-Managed Mole'

Kelner released a statement late Thursday after The Wall Street Journal first reported that Flynn's negotiations with Congress included discussions of immunity. The Senate committee did not immediately respond to a request from Reuters for comment. Both committees are investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S.

U.S. White House Officials Aided Nunes in Getting Intel
Author: 0 White House Officials Aided Nunes in Getting Intel

Nunes has been adamant that he would not reveal who alerted him to the intelligence collection last week. CNN reported Monday that Nunes met with his source on White House grounds last Tuesday - one day before revealing briefing the press and Trump on his findings.

Author: 0 Lawyer says Trump administration moved to squelch testimony

Republican Devin Nunes , who heads the House Intelligence Committee, was called on to remove himself from the inquiry by Adam Schiff, the committee's senior Democrat, over a secret White House meeting Nunes attended. But Nunes never scheduled Comey's and Rogers' reappearance before the committee - a committee spokesman said Tuesday that Nunes was still trying to set it up - and Democrats now question whether Nunes' maneuver was meant to kill momentum the committee had built after its first ...

Author: 0 Majority Of Americans Don't Want Dems To Filibuster Gorsuch

Gorsuch was appointed to the 10th District Court of Appeals in 2006. If Democrats amass enough support to block a confirmation vote, it would force Republican Senate leaders to try to change the chamber's long-standing rules and allow confirmation by a simple majority, a move backed by Trump that is sometimes called the "nuclear option".

Author: 0 Coast-to-Coast opposition grows to sessions' sanctuary cities stand

In a White House briefing Monday, U.S Attorney General Jeff Sessions urged sanctuary cities like NY to change their policies and enforce immigration laws, leaving multiple city officials feeling outraged. "We are going to become this administration's worst nightmare", New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Monday during a gathering of municipal officials from urban centers such as San Francisco , Seattle, Denver, Chicago and Philadelphia.

U.S. NCAA to review bathroom bill repeal before deciding on NC return
Author: 0 NCAA to review bathroom bill repeal before deciding on NC return

Cooper said the protections are temporarily delayed, and he will work to ensure they are not denied forever. Cooper acknowledges that it's not a flawless deal and stops short of many things the state needs to do. Britt used Facebook on Thursday to post a lengthy explanation of his vote , and also pointed out HB2 likely would have been struck down by a federal court.