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U.S. Iowa sheriff's deputy dies after jail escape
Author: 0 Iowa sheriff's deputy dies after jail escape

The shooting at the Pottawattamie County Jail occurred after the two deputies drove Correa-Carmenaty back to jail from the courthouse. He then drove an inmate-transport van through a closed garage door, drove into a nearby neighborhood and eventually ditched the van and carjacked a woman driving a Nissan Altima, officials said.

Author: 0 Obama to Deliver First Post-Presidency Speech in Chicago

The crowd of about 450 was made up of students and administrators who were invited from area community colleges and universities. He said he has been reflecting as he works on a book about his political career. Focusing on civic engagement, community organizing, and facing social challenges head on, Obama zeroed in on the point of actively engaging American youth.

U.S. Paris Jackson to make film debut
Author: 0 Paris Jackson to make film debut

The flick also stars such industry heavyweights as Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, and Thandie Newton, so Paris is certainly in excellent company! Anthony Tambakis and Matt Stone wrote the project, which will be produced by Edgerton and Theron, along with Rebecca Yeldham, Anthony Tambakis, Beth Kono and AJ Dix.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Reportedly Suggested That Planned Parenthood Be Split in Two

Trump has also added abortion critics, including Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and Pence, who spoke at the March for Life the week following the Women's March in his first major address as vice president. Anti-abortion activists have been protesting the return of abortion services since February, before the clinic opened. "As we speak, politicians in Washington are still doing everything they can to roll back the rights and progress we've fought so hard for over the last century", ...

Author: 0 Two dead, including suspect in Dallas-area college shooting

He is described as a white male with brown hair in a buzz cut, wearing an orange tank top with a grey stripe, possibly carrying a black jacket, armed with a handgun. Go to nearest room and lock-down. Earlier video clips showed students in groups running for safety and numerous police vehicles on campus. Multiple witnesses reported hearing at least three gunshots on campus.

Author: 0 Police officers will not be charged over fatal shooting of Alton Sterling

The police officers who fatally shot a black man previous year in Louisiana will not face federal criminal charges, the Department of Justice has reportedly decided. The officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling could still be prosecuted if Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, a conservative Republican, decides to bring charges.

Author: 0 Federal gov't relaxes nutrition standards for school lunches

One of Michelle Obama's signature programs as First Lady-healthier and much more complicated public school lunches-is getting taken off the menu. "School Nutrition Association is appreciative of Secretary Perdue's support of school meal programs in providing flexibility to prepare and serve healthy meals that are appealing to students", stated SNA CEO Patricia Montague.

Author: 0 Midwest, South recovering after deadly weekend storms

In Mississippi, officials were surveying the affected areas for storm damage, and as of Monday, the National Weather Service in Jackson, Mississippi, had confirmed that four EF-1 tornadoes had been confirmed with Sunday's storms. This photograph provided by the Warren County Emergency Management Agency shows what looks like a tornado as it approached Vicksburg, Miss., on Sunday.

Author: 0 No federal civil rights charges expected in shooting death of Alton Sterling

A lawyer for Sandra Sterling , the aunt who helped raised Alton Sterling, said his client was, "frankly, distraught", upon hearing the report that federal charges will not be filed against officers Blane Salamoni or Howie Lake II. Muflahi also said Sterling had been selling CDs outside his store for several years. They also alleged that the 37-year-old was armed and was reaching for the weapon during the struggle, CBS News reported .

Author: 0 Macron honors man killed by French far-right

French shoppers would be paying for their baguettes in francs within a year if far-right candidate Marine Le Pen wins the presidential election next weekend, her Front National (FN) party's deputy leader said Monday. She also claimed that his pro-business policies would not create jobs but send them overseas and leave French workers hungry. Macron joined the man's son and anti-National Front protesters at an annual commemoration near the Louvre Museum in Paris.

U.S. Trump criticizes news media on night of press dinner
Author: 0 Trump criticizes news media on night of press dinner

A photo shot from the same angle from Obama's inauguration four years ago proved Trump didn't get his facts right. Instead, Minhaj praised the First Amendment for allowing a "first-generation Indian-American Muslim kid" to make fun of the president on live TV.

Author: 0 United States service members killed in Afghanistan

The US has around 8,400 troops in the country with about another 5,000 from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, as efforts to negotiate a lasting peace settlement between Kabul and the Taliban have repeatedly fallen through. UNAMA documented a 54 percent increase in conflict-related deaths of women and a 17 percent rise in child fatalities compared to the same period a year ago.

U.S. Congress once again kicks budget down the road
Author: 0 Congress once again kicks budget down the road

The short-term bill, known as a continuing resolution (CR), extends fiscal 2016 government funding levels through next Friday. The Republican-led Congress on Friday passed a bill to avert a government shutdown at midnight and give United States lawmakers another week to work out federal spending through the end of the fiscal year, with tricky issues like defence spending still unresolved.

Author: 0 Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

USA and Philippine officials said Trump's calls and invitations to several Asian allies including Duterte were aimed at discussing the crisis over North Korea's nuclear threats. "Everybody's anxious. Nobody's clapping his hand". "I can not make any definite promise". Trump is turning to what he's billed as the nation's biggest tax cut.

U.S. US budget: Funding deal reached to avert shutdown
Author: 0 US budget: Funding deal reached to avert shutdown

And, because of the Senate's filibuster rules - which require that most legislation cross a 60-vote threshold in the 100-member Senate - Democrats had the power to stop such proposals from being included in the bill. Despite Trump's tweets suggesting he would be willing to let US government funding lapse later this year in an effort to pressure Democrats to agree to more of his budget priorities, top Republicans have touted this week's budget deal.

Author: 0 Trump signs executive order to review federal lands

Trump criticized the former President Barack Obama's decision "to put over 265 million acres under federal control", and called it "an egregious abuse of federal power". The date and president listed relate to the original designation of the monument rather than the expansion. Dale said that reducing these monuments or changing them "would have a chilling effect on tribal federal relations when it comes to protecting landscapes".

U.S. Rights group: Trump should seek accountability from Duterte
Author: 0 Rights group: Trump should seek accountability from Duterte

Last fall, amid frustrations with President Obama, who he repeatedly referred to as a "son of a whore", Duterte told Chinese leaders during that he wanted to abandon the Philippines' longstanding close military and economic ties with the United States in favor of closer relations with China: "America has lost now".

Author: 0 Pence says spending bill is 'bipartisan win'

Trump's proposed cuts for the State Department were largely ignored, and the deal inserted $1 billion for starvation prevention and relief into the department's budget. The catchall spending bill would be the first major piece of bipartisan legislation to advance during Mr Trump's short tenure in the White House.