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S. Korea welcomes N. Korea's release of USA detainee

The State Department is continuing to discuss the situation of three other detained Americans with North Korea, Tillerson said . Thousands of USA troops are based in South Korea, and the Demilitarized Zone between the North and South is one of the most heavily fortified borders in the world. Read More »

New York City deli clerk gets jaw broken in avocado attack


Police say the men threw avocados and bananas at the 21-year-old clerk following a dispute over a food order. The clerk suffered a gash, fractures to his face and a broken jaw. The shocking moment two furious customers began hurling fruit at staff members at a NY deli just near Yankee Stadium has been captured on camera. Both suspects are described as 25 to 30 years old. Read More »

Accused Minnesota Cop Testifies in Philando Castile Trial


A key issue in the trial is what Yanez saw before he fired seven shots into Castile's vehicle. Yanez told the jury the reasons why he stopped Castile on that July 6 night - that his description fit that of a robbery suspect, an incident he responded to on July 2. Read More »

Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House


Trump and Barron , 11, accompanied the president from the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., where he spent the weekend, arriving via Marine One on the White House lawn shortly after 8 p.m. Trump has four older children - Don Jr., Ivanka, Eric and Tiffany - among his two ex-wives. They won't be moving into the White House , but are expected to be frequent guests. Read More »

Trump Slams Germany's Trade Surplus As 'Very Bad' For The US

On Monday, Merkel showed how seriously concerned she is about Washington's dependability under Trump by repeating the message that the times when Europe could fully rely on others were "over to a certain extent". "That benefits Europe.that benefits everybody", he said. Trump's shaky grasp of trade policy - or manufacturing in the US generally - notwithstanding, he has already done grave injury to an alliance of democratic nations at a time when the common threat is more obvious than ... Read More »

Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured

The identities of the dead and injured are yet to be released. The bus was on top of another vehicle. Police are looking into the cause of the incident. "Several serious injuries. Please pray for those injured and parents as they travel to Atlanta ", the post said. "He just told me him and his mama were fine". Read More »

What we learned from Comey's testimony

The White House said that US President Donald Trump is not a "liar" responding to former FBI Director James Comey's statements during the testimony earlier in the day. The president was very disturbed that the Russian Federation investigation had caused a cloud to form over his administration. Comey also revealed that he'd orchestrated the public release of information about his private conversations with the president in an effort to further the investigation. Read More »

Jury may soon hear from Cosby, even if he doesn't take stand


Prosecutors played a recording of the call, in which Mr Cosby offered to pay for Constand's education. Like Constand , Johnson has accused Cosby of drugging and violating her, in her case at a Los Angeles hotel in 1996. But she said he kept their next conversation short. Both of those statements were wrong, she testified. "It was a very big burden on me, but one that I did not have the courage at the time to tell my family", she said. Read More »

Brownback: Repealing Tax Cuts Will Drag State's Economy

The Senate earlier voted 27-13 to override , exactly a two-thirds majority. The threshold was attained when Sen. The tax bill required compromise and significant support from both sides of the aisle. "The so-called small businesses". "I ran on returning the childcare tax credit. We got the property tax deduction". "I just think its such a massive tax increase", said Weber. Read More »

Official at Michigan county agency resigns over racial slur


Lyons said she met Stair at a Flint restaurant. Truth Against the Machine reports that Stair made this comment in Flint to Chelsea Lyons , a reporter and environmental activist. Flint continues to work through the effects of water contamination. " Phil Stair should be fired or resign immediately". Federal Judge Judith Levy of Ann Arbor in a 101-page ruling agreed with the " bodily integrity " that Guertin and her child were violated when city residents were unknowingly exposed to risky ... Read More »

John McCain Blames Diamondbacks For His Confusing Performance In Comey Hearing

So you've got one candidate that you're done with, and another candidate that you have a long way to go. Comey repeated that he had found no case to prosecute Clinton or her aides, and told senators he did not recommend an independent counsel to take the matter further because there was no evidence that any crime had been committed. Read More »

Piano-playing bear strikes viral chord at Colorado apartment


Besides that, the bear didn't hesitate to help himself to food from the freezer and caused some minor damage in the unit. The homeowners said they captured the surveillance video of the bear climbing in through an open window after believing their home was burglarized. Read More »

Cuomo announces clean energy jobs partnership with Cornell


The initiative will focus on accelerating energy efficiency and renewable energy growth to make NY "a magnet for new energy technologies and will result in as many as 40,000 clean energy jobs by 2020". Under the state's Clean Climate Careers initiative, Dollars 15 million will be provided to educators and trainers partnering with the clean energy industry and unions to offer training and apprenticeship opportunities. Read More »

Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas


As secret talks continue for a possible boxing match between the unbeaten, pound-for-pound prizefighting king Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor , Alvarez-Golovkin in Sin City is a done deal. People want to go to parties after the fight. The fighters expressed excitement at staging their bout in "Fight City". The fight was announced last month after Alvarez beat Chavez in a pay-per-view fight at T-Mobile Arena. Read More »

Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, Russia and elections

Before leaving Fox, Kelly was known as one of the few journalists who rattled Donald Trump during his campaign for president. The Russian president accused the US of “actively interfering in electoral campaigns of other countries” while denying that Russia has any motive to do so. Read More »

Girl, 8, looks like a boy, soccer team disqualified

And she likes it that way. An 8-year-old girl from Nebraska was barred from playing in the finals for the Springfield Soccer Club's girls tournament as organizers for the event insisted she was a boy. Mili isn't going to let this bump in the road get her down; she's keeping her hair short and will find other tournaments to play in. Bianco said soccer clubs provide player names and genders for the rosters and are responsible for noticing any mistakes and fixing them. Read More »

Pro-Trump rally, counter protests draw thousands in downtown Portland

Around 3:30 p.m., about three hours after the progressive rallies began, police announced that they were closing Chapman Square due to suspected criminal activity. Police said on its Twitter account that the person was arrested by Federal Protective Service but provided no other details. Police and Homeland Security officials were on hand in protective gear as both sides shouted back and forth at each other, while the scene remained mostly peaceful. Read More »

Predators lead Penguins 2-1 during 2nd period


Aberg had Nashvilles only goal in a 4-1 loss in Game 2 of the final. The top two lines remain the same with Colton Sissons between Filip Forsberg and Pontus Aberg and Mike Fisher playing the middle between Viktor Arvidsson and James Neal. Read More »

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw gets 2000th career strikeout

Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, June 2, 2017, in Milwaukee. Clayton Kershaw struck out 14 over seven innings of one-run ball and became the second fastest pitcher in Major League Baseball history to reach two-thousand strikeouts behind Randy Johnson. Read More »

Former Mayor Bloomberg pledges millions to support Paris accord

Bloomberg, who is the UN Secretary-General's special envoy for cities and climate change, said the USA had led the world on emission reductions over the past decade. Republican politicians and representatives of the coal industry cheered Trump's action. On the other hand, after Trump's announcement, some city mayors and state governors in the U.S. Read More »

Changes show up late this weekend


Scattered showers and storms are expected throughout the weekend, according to the National Weather Service . While locations across far southeastern Oklahoma will have the highest probability, we'll see scattered showers and storms across the northern third of the area today . Read More »

Thousands Protest Across the Country Demanding Truth From Trump Administration


Organizers of the March for Truth said protests were expected in more than 100 cities. In Washington, Women's March organizer and longtime activist Linda Sarsour and Rep. There's too much partisanship, he said, adding that what matters is putting America first. "We're being hit daily with propaganda and gas lighting that's trying normalize what's happening around us, and it's not normal" said one women, sparking a round of "This is not normal" chants. Read More »

White House says it has granted 14 ethics waivers to staff

Politico reported that Conway can consequently still engage with her polling firm, The Polling Company/WomanTrend, to service clients including American Conservative Union and Americans for Prosperity. Before joining the White House, Bannon led Breitbart , the ultra-nationalist right-wing news site, and his level of involvement with the site after joining the administration has been the subject of some debate. Read More »

Turkey military helicopter crashes near border with Iraq

Other media reports said there were six other officers on board. The statement said that "the hit helicopter crashed as it tried to move away". The PKK claim contradicted an army statement that the May 31 crash was a result of an accident according to preliminary findings and that an investigation was underway. Read More »

SEC tweaks graduate transfer rules, opening door for Zaire


Previously, the rules prevented league schools from signing graduate transfers for three years if one did not earn all the April points. Thanks to an SEC rule change, Malik Zaire might be headed to Gainesville. Florida had two graduate transfers in 2015 - offensive lineman Mason Halter and linebacker Anthony Harrell - who fell short of academic requirements and would have prevented the Gators from adding a graduate transfer until 2018. Read More »

Severe storms drop hail, power lines


Brief heavy rain will also be possible in any thunderstorms. Hazards associated with this activity will be with the potential for strong to damaging winds and large hail, the weather service said. Between a quarter and half-inch of rain is possible. Temperatures throughout Wednesday are expected to reach into the high 80s during the day and fall to the mid 60s in the evening. Read More »