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U.S. Original Muslim ban erased from Trump campaign website
Author: 0 Original Muslim ban erased from Trump campaign website

Did Donald Trump's contested travel ban deliberately single out Muslims? Through the various arguments being presented, what has become increasingly clear (as if it wasn't already) is the leftist expectation that the courts should become vehicles for political and social activism rather than a place of unbiased and objective rulings.

U.S. Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows
Author: 0 Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

The White House is suddenly shocked, shocked (!) that Comey did not uphold the standards of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, even though they seemed pretty pleased when he dove into the final stages of the election. USA presidential spokeswoman said the permission to let a Russian reporter make photos of the Trump-Lavrov meeting was not a violation of the protocol.

Author: 0 Trump threatens to cancel all press briefings in 'fake media' tweet tirade

Trump's firing of Comey already has left him with the dubious distinction of being the first president since Nixon to fire a law enforcement official overseeing an investigation tied to the White House. Still, Trump's comments about "tapes" - which echoed the secret Watergate recordings made by ousted former President Richard Nixon - immediately drew sharp rebukes from Capitol Hill.

Author: 0 Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

None of the residents was injured. "Rogers says she heard several other gun shots, then a man 'yelling and screaming'". None of the 23 nursing home residents were injured. Kirkersville Elementary School is closed for the day. All were relocated to other facilities until investigators were out of the nursing home. Ben Richards, communications director for Southwest Licking Local Schools, said all the students at Kirkersville Elementary were on the buses when the situation started and ...

U.S. Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on health care bill
Author: 0 Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on health care bill

We have to rely on our staff. "I'm being quite honest, that's the way it is". The Brookings Institution's Matthew Fiedler warns that once these states got federal waivers allowing insurance companies to hike premiums on sick people, many of those with pre-existing conditions would be priced out of any comprehensive individual insurance market plan, whether or not they kept coverage continuously to that point.

Author: 0 Dalton Police To Observe Peace Officers Memorial Day

Charlie Adams will lead the service. On this special day, we want to make sure that peace officers everywhere share in that recognition and are aware of the gratitude and respect that they engender. Jackson County law enforcement spent the afternoon honoring several fallen officers. Each year, between 140-160 law enforcement officers are killed in the line of duty and unfortunately that number seems to be growing.

U.S. Severe storm threat continues in Oklahoma and Texas
Author: 0 Severe storm threat continues in Oklahoma and Texas

As the storms merge to form a cluster, the threat will shift to damaging winds. Remember, it's May, so we can never rule out the possibility of tornadoes. Thunderstorms are likely today. The big question: Where will the dryline be located? The energy of the storm will also depend on afternoon temperatures.

U.S. Great White Sharks Spotted Off California Coast Featured
Author: 0 Great White Sharks Spotted Off California Coast Featured

From the helicopter a deputy alerts the paddleboarders and tells them to leave the water calmly. On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 15 sharks were spotted off the waters of Capistrano Beach in Orange County, California. Cameron Abel, with the Long Beach Fire Department's Marine Safety Division, told ABC7. Warnings have been posted on beaches up and down south California after shark sightings this week.

U.S. Was Coop's Eye Roll Sexist or a Reflex to Conway's Snark?
Author: 0 Was Coop's Eye Roll Sexist or a Reflex to Conway's Snark?

Appearing on Cooper's CNN show on Tuesday, Conway was working hard to defend President Trump's decision to fire the man leading the investigation into his campaign's contacts with Russia, FBI director Jim Comey. Days after Saturday Night Live asked "Where in the World Is Kellyanne Conway?". SNL returned earlier this year, and couldn't leave one person alone - Kellyanne Conway, AKA "Couch Legs".

U.S. Aetna becomes latest insurer to flee ACA exchanges
Author: 0 Aetna becomes latest insurer to flee ACA exchanges

The move leaves Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of DE, which has most of the individual market share in DE, as the only insurer providing coverage on the state's health insurance exchange. The insurer will also stop selling non-Obamacare individual plans in DE and Nebraska. The corporation had discontinued its participation in Obamacare exchanges in 11 other states in 2017, according to the CNNMoney article.

Author: 0 Appoint an independent prosecutor to finish the job Comey started

McCabe is leading the bureau following the firing of Comey by President Donald Trump on Tuesday. But he said he had no regrets and would make the same decision again. "The next day, the Deputy Attorney General sent his written recommendation to the Attorney General and the Attorney General sent his written recommendation to the President".

Author: 0 Meet The FBI's New Acting Director

As to how Comey was sacked, Sanders said Trump "followed the proper protocol in that process, which is a handwritten notification, and at the same time, no matter how you fire someone, it's never an easy process, and so he felt like following protocol was the best thing to do".

Author: 0 Tunnel collapse latest safety issue at nuclear site

There was no contamination or injuries reported at the site, but the emergency workers said they would continue to monitor the area as a crew prepared to fill the hole with clean soil, energy officials said. "It is a very small patch of land in a very large swath of land". Heeter said there are eight rail cars inside tunnels at the site that are used to transport radioactive material.

Author: 0 2nd of 4 Confederate monuments removed

Near 4 a.m. local time, two workers approached the Davis statue in a work lift and wrapped it partially in green plastic. Statues of Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. The Monument Task Committee, a group created to keep the Confederate monuments in their place around New Orleans , blasted Landrieu, noted the New Orleans Times-Picayune .

U.S. Suspect proclaims innocence in deadly Phoenix shooting spree
Author: 0 Suspect proclaims innocence in deadly Phoenix shooting spree

According to police, Saucedo was already in jail for the murder of 61-year-old Raul Romero, who was shot multiple times in his driveway in August 2015 and died at a hospital shortly after. Few details have been released on how Saucedo was tied to the killings, although police have said evidence against him includes surveillance video, witness statements and ballistics material.

U.S. Bethune-Cookman grads boo Betsy DeVos at commencement
Author: 0 Bethune-Cookman grads boo Betsy DeVos at commencement

After a storm of criticism, she acknowledged that these colleges were "born, not out of mere choice, but out of necessity, in the face of racism". Alumnus Dominik Whitehead circulated a petition , with more than 8,500 signees as of press time, demanding university president Dr.

U.S. DeVos booed speaking at historically black university
Author: 0 DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

Betsy DeVos , the secretary of education. Jackson previously wrote in a letter to the campus community that a willingness to engage with varying viewpoints is a hallmark of higher education. " If this behavior continues your degrees will be mailed to you ", he warned. Students have been protesting en masse and B-CU graduate Dominik Whitehead even started a Change.org petition to prevent DeVos from attending.

Author: 0 Kremlin says 'too early' to speak of thaw in Russia-US ties

He said: 'President Trump clearly confirmed his interest in building mutually beneficial, business-like pragmatic relations'. Moscow supports the resumption of dialogue between Israel and Palestine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, as his United States counterpart Donald Trump prepares to visit Israel.

U.S. 8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death
Author: 0 8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

An analysis of a fraternity brother's cellphone found that during that time he searched the phrases "falling asleep after head injury", "cold extremities in drunk person" and "binge drinking, alcohol, bruising or discoloration, cold feet and cold hands".

Author: 0 Senate keeps Obama-era climate change regulation

WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate has blocked an effort to overturn an Obama-era regulation restricting harmful methane emissions that escape from oil and gas wells on federal land. His administration said the rule could avoid wasting up to 41 billion cubic feet of natural gas per year and produce as much as $ 330 million a year in additional royalties on gas to states and Native American tribes.