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U.S. FALN Terrorist Leader Turns Down Puerto Rican Day Parade Honor
Author: 0 FALN Terrorist Leader Turns Down Puerto Rican Day Parade Honor

The parade's board of directors said in a statement that Lopez Rivera will march June 11 in the parade "not as an honoree but as a humble Puerto Rican and grandfather". "Unfortunately, the parade and the plight of Puerto Rico have been overshadowed by needless controversy", the mayor's office said in a statement. "All Puerto Ricans are welcome, and I encourage people to attend the parade and enjoy that day and share, as has always been done in celebrating our Puerto Rican heritage", Lopez ...

U.S. Evergreen college closes amid campus threat
Author: 0 Evergreen college closes amid campus threat

College spokesman Zach Powers told The Olympian that the closure was "out of an abundance of caution. due to a violent threat against the college received by local law enforcement". In March, a professor of biology named Bret Weinstein sent an email objecting to this suggestion. But at the center of the controversy has been the college's "Day of Absence", traditionally a day in which minorities stay off campus in a show of solidarity (it is typically followed by a "Day of Presence" ).

U.S. 2 dead, 1 missing after milling plant explosion in Wisconsin
Author: 0 2 dead, 1 missing after milling plant explosion in Wisconsin

Donations can be mailed to Old Mill Foundation Didion Benefit Fund, c/o National Exchange Bank, 118 W. Edgewater St., Box 338, Cambria, WI 53922. Later that year, the Village Board drafted a proposed agreement outlining the conditions under which village officials wanted Didion to operate.

U.S. SEC clears path for QB Malik Zaire to transfer to Florida
Author: 0 SEC clears path for QB Malik Zaire to transfer to Florida

Florida was in limbo with Zaire because offensive lineman Mason Halter and linebacker Anthony Harrell did not meet the league's requirements after transferring in 2015. "Now that time has passed, it seems wise to step back and put ourselves in line with what other leagues are doing". Georgia suggested the legislation after Alabama initially balked at letting defensive back Maurice Smith transfer to the Bulldogs in 2016.

U.S. Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban
Author: 0 Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

Critics say his reasoning is flawed and assail the ban as discriminatory. While the travel ban is in place, the Trump administration will work towards devising stricter visa screening of people coming from the six Muslim-majority countries, CNBC reported.

U.S. Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring
Author: 0 Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring

Police said the backpack contained personal items important to Best's family. Police say Tschaggeny was previously caught on surveillance footage carrying the Best's backpack after the incident. The news comes as Christian faces charges of aggravated murder, attempted murder, intimidation in the second degree and felon in possession of a weapon.

Author: 0 House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

The White House claimed the president fired Comey for his mishandling of the Clinton email investigation, at the behest of memos from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The Associated Press reported earlier this month that Comey planned to testify before the Senate committee after Memorial Day , but the approval from Mueller to do so could indicate that date is fast approaching.

U.S. Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance
Author: 0 Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

Death to Antifa! You call it terrorism , I call it patriotism! Christian is charged with two counts of aggravated murder , two counts of second-degree intimidation and one count of attempted aggravated murder, one count of first-degree assault and three counts of unlawful use of a weapon, reports CBS affiliate KOIN.

U.S. Delayed Subway Passengers Came Together to Give This Graduate an Unforgettable Ceremony
Author: 0 Delayed Subway Passengers Came Together to Give This Graduate an Unforgettable Ceremony

But instead of accepting his diploma onstage, his friends and other passengers threw him a " subway graduation ". Who needs all that pomp and circumstance when you've got the New York City subway. Alcantara even thanked them for coming to celebrate with him. "Everyone seemed to be in a brighter mood", Alcantara said . But wearing his cap and gown, surrounded by some friends, family and kind strangers, he was thrown an impromptu ceremony on the subway.

U.S. Dakota Valley student advances in national spelling bee
Author: 0 Dakota Valley student advances in national spelling bee

Overall, almost 300 spellers - including 11 D.C. -area word whizzes - were whittled down to 40 after a series of preliminary rounds Wednesday. Those 188 remaining competitors will be narrowed down to just 50 based on the results of a written test given Tuesday.

Author: 0 House Issues Subpoenas as Trump Probe Escalates

Devin Nunes (R-CA) issued three subpoenas - one each to the FBI, CIA, and NSA - each referencing " unmasking "."I declined the invitation to participate as the request was poorly phrased, overly broad and not capable of being answered", Cohen said.

Author: 0 Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

She said two of them are out safe, but two are still missing. Construction of the Cambria milling facility - for the manufacture of "value-added" products such as corn grits, cornmeal and corn flours - was completed in 1991. The investigation is ongoing. There's a lot we don't know right now. Widespread power outages were originally reported in the area, but outages are mostly contained to the Cambria and Randolph area as of 12:30 a.m.

U.S. Girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver
Author: 0 Girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

Nelson was taken to St. Francis Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 7:55 a.m., police said. They say Nelson told them he was a driver for the ride-sharing service Uber and that his passenger stabbed him. When she wouldn't drop the weapons at the officers' requests, one of the officers tazed her and she was taken into custody. Uber officials said the company was working with police to provide information relevant to the investigation.

Author: 0 4 killed on Alabama roads during Memorial Day weekend

Authorities say four people died in wrecks on Alabama roads in Baldwin, Conecuh, Jefferson and Tuscaloosa counties. Two of those motorcyclists were not wearing helmets. "Buckle up, put on a helmet, eliminate distractions, put the phone down and never drive drunk or drugged". Troopers at each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks were involved in special enforcement operations during the holiday period.

Author: 0 Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

On Twitter , President Trump said "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA - and how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election - has taken over the fake news". Sean Spicer has added fuel to rumors he is facing the axe after entering into a debate with a journalist in his first briefing in weeks. Trump has been more open in discussing the possible departure of Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff.

Author: 0 Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

Kushner discussed back-channel communications with the Russians . Trump officials were preparing to establish a "war room" to address an issue that has begun to dominate his young presidency. The president has denied any collusion, repeatedly denouncing the probes by a special counsel at the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and several congressional panels as a Democrat-backed effort to explain Hillary Clinton's upset defeat in the White House race.

U.S. NYPD sergeant who killed mentally ill woman is arrested
Author: 0 NYPD sergeant who killed mentally ill woman is arrested

Sgt. Hugh Barry will face murder charges for fatally shooting Danner, 66, on October 18 2016, the source said. Sgt. Hugh Barry was arraigned Wednesday in Deborah Danner's October death. A NYPD sergeant fatally shot, Deborah Danner, a 66-year-old woman who suffered from mental illness, in her apartment last October. Assistant District Attorney Wanda Perez-Maldonado said Barry had disregarded his training regarding proper procedures for handling people with mental illness.

Author: 0 Trump's Fake Twitter Following Climbs, Sparking Fears of a Bot War

This score is based on the number of tweets, date of the last tweet and ratio of followers to friends. The White House didn't immediately respond to a query about the surge in followers to Trump's Twitter account. No, we don't mean MAGA robots that would blissfully follow Trump to the sun. @EPN has 6.3 million followers, far ahead of Colombia's President @JuanManSantos, Argentina's @MauricioMacri, and Venezuela's @NicolasMaduro, each of whom have more than 3 million followers.

Author: 0 Former TSA boss among candidates for FBI director

He could appear on Capitol Hill as soon as next week. CNN said the testimony could come as early as next week. Comey has been cleared to testify by the Justice Department's special counsel, Robert Mueller , according to NBC News. Comey detailed the conversation in a memo written on the same day as the meeting, according to The Times . US President Donald Trump has met two candidates to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation at the White House, presidential spokesman Sean Spicer ...