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National United Nations condemns North Korea missile test
Author: 0 United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

Analysts said the UN Security Council would likely discuss new sanctions, with China possibly playing a role in their formation. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley also condemned the test, saying it "is not the way to sit down" with President Donald Trump.

Author: 0 Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

A program created to move people receiving Social Security disability payments back into enter the workforce is politically toxic as well. The Democrats are particularly focused on tax cuts that would benefit the wealthiest Americans. "If you are on disability and you should not be, we need you to go back to work". The plan would cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over 10 years, balancing the budget by the end of the decade.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russian Federation

And then what? We'll sit at the bargaining table and be like - I want this, and they say I want that. The shift occurred as China has become more assertive in challenging US might in the region by expanding its presence in the South China Sea , which it claims nearly in its entirety.

National 'Stop killing each other,' 6-year-old says in Facebook video
Author: 0 'Stop killing each other,' 6-year-old says in Facebook video

That was a 6-year-old boy's message to the people of St. Louis in a Facebook video that's been viewed more than 90,000 times. "I don't want nothing to happen to all my family, and I'm really serious because I'm really scared to die and I'm really scared for my family to die", the kindergartner said in the video.

National Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people
Author: 0 Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people

When Obama traveled to Israel and visited Yad Vashem in July 2008 - when he was running for president against Sen. A children's choir sang and a cantor recited a special prayer for the dead. 'Israel must always be able to defend itself - by itself - against any threat. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after making a joint statement in Jerusalem, Monday, May 22, 2017.

National White House lawyers research impeachment
Author: 0 White House lawyers research impeachment

He pointed out that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer claimed that the real story isn't what happened during Trump's classified conversations with Russian officials , but the fact that someone within the White House leaked those classified conversations.

Author: 0 2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Fitzgerald described the scene at the trailer court as "total destruction". Fitzgerald said local and state officials are calling it a tornado, but that hasn't been confirmed by the National Weather Service . The National Weather Service said spotters reported a tornado four miles northwest of Chetek at 5:35 p.m., and another five miles southwest of Weyerhaeuser at 6:15 p.m.

National Fired FBI Director Comey To Testify Publicly About Trump, Russia Probe
Author: 0 Fired FBI Director Comey To Testify Publicly About Trump, Russia Probe

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, gives a thumbs-up as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House yesterday. The person may be cooperating or have information of use to investigators. Asked point-blank if he'd done anything that might merit prosecution or even impeachment, Trump said no - and then added of the lingering allegations and questions: "I think it's totally ridiculous".

National 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness
Author: 0 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

He came into the Preakness after a six-week break. It felt like he was on a loose rein by the time they turned up the backside. This year's Triple Crown dream was interrupted under a dreary sky at Pimlico Race Course late Saturday afternoon.

Author: 0 Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

It won't matter what James Comey says the president asked him to do regarding the FBI's investigation into the alleged Russian-Trump collusion to prevent the coronation of Queen Hillary, for which there still is no evidence. Could violating his oath of office be enough for impeachment charges? The report , on Tuesday night, added to the chaotic atmosphere in Washington following Trump's firing of Comey on May 9 and a separate report that Trump gave sensitive information to Russian officials.

National Explaining Comey's firing challenges White House advisers
Author: 0 Explaining Comey's firing challenges White House advisers

Trump said in his brief statement about firing Comey on Tuesday that the FBI chief had told him three times that he was not under investigation in the Russian Federation probe. Comey again promised his "honesty", but did not pledge loyalty, the Times reported . The U.S. Senate's No. 2 Democrat, Richard Durbin, slammed the president after Friday's tweet about Comey.

Author: 0 US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

He spoke on condition of anonymity to release details of the sensitive negotiations. Extending a carry-on laptop ban , imposed in March, would cost passengers $1. The meeting was held at the request of European Union officials over concerns of major travel disruptions should the U.S. impose the ban and whether possible security threats had not been shared with Brussels .

National Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas
Author: 0 Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

The National Weather Services said that a trained spotter had reported a tornado touching down down in the area at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Utility companies in Oklahoma , Wisconsin and Iowa reported more than 15,600 customers were without power early Wednesday morning.

National Rivers start to drop, but flood crisis isn't over yet
Author: 0 Rivers start to drop, but flood crisis isn't over yet

Downpours that dumped up to a foot of rain in parts of the nation'. Building manager Larry Mueller waits for Pacific building and fire inspectors to finish looking over his antique store to deem it safe for occupancy Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Pacific, Mo.

National USA spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region
Author: 0 USA spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

We therefore ask President Donald Trump to explicitly affirm that the Western Wall was - and is now - by the grace of G-d under Israel's sovereignty. According to Israel's Channel 2 News, a member of the U.S. delegation preparing for Trump's visit made the comment about the wall when Israeli officials suggested a photographer shoot video of the President during a proposed visit to the site.

National President Trump slams media after Yates, Clapper testimony on Russian Federation
Author: 0 President Trump slams media after Yates, Clapper testimony on Russian Federation

In a highly anticipated hearing, former acting attorney general Sally Yates testified for the first time about why she notified White House officials that President Trump's newly named national security adviser could be compromised. She said he "essentially could be blackmailed" by the Russians because he apparently had lied to his bosses about his contacts with Moscow's ambassador in Washington .

National Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation
Author: 0 Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation

Trump said in a pair of tweets Tuesday he had the "absolute right" to share "facts" with the Russians. Shortly after the Times article was published, National Security Adviser H.R. But during a meeting after Trump's inauguration, US intelligence officials may have allegedly warned their Israeli counterparts that they believed Russian Federation had "leverages of pressure" over Trump.

National New Orleans removes third Confederate-era monument
Author: 0 New Orleans removes third Confederate-era monument

There is new information involving the cost to remove four of the city's Confederate-era monuments, and we had questions for the city about why two of the statues are now sitting in a city lot and not in a warehouse like the mayor's office had asserted.

National Louisiana House backs ban on removal of Confederate statues
Author: 0 Louisiana House backs ban on removal of Confederate statues

When asked by New Orleans Rep. Gary Carter whether Carmody believes the US should keep its monuments "that honor people who fought to maintain slavery", Carmody said he's merely "interjecting the public's will". In late April an obelisk honoring an uprising in 1874 during which white New Orleanians shot police officers to protest Reconstruction, and which bore a plaque commemorating white supremacy, was removed under cover of night, with armed police surrounding the scene to reduce the ...

National Police officer shot in NY village
Author: 0 Police officer shot in NY village

While speaking with the suspect, there was an exchange of gunfire, and the officer was hit in the shoulder, Tripodo said. Amthor doubles as town and village police chief. Neuhaus said he visited Amthor at the hospital. State police said in a statement that "a subject" is barricaded in a home. Police haven't identified the man or said how he died.

National Community honors peace officers
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The public is invited, but parking will be limited. The service is taking part at 11025 Voyager Parkway in Colorado Springs. Seventh-grader Sam Hendrix will give the speech this year. National Police Week began in 1962 and for years Pittsfield has held a ceremony. Over the course of time, I have also served as a probation/parole officer, prison warden and now as USA marshal for the District of Idaho.

National Bot-generated comments swamp FCC, urging overturn of net neutrality
Author: 0 Bot-generated comments swamp FCC, urging overturn of net neutrality

The public comment portion of the FCC net neutrality debate left a huge impact on the policymaking process during the last round of discussion, in 2014. The proposal has received more than 100,000 comments since Sunday, a sign of intense interest in a proposal that could reshape the future of the internet.

National Madison school budget referendum passes Tuesday, 99 to 49
Author: 0 Madison school budget referendum passes Tuesday, 99 to 49

The approval comes with a 0.7 percent tax increase. As reported following previous school board meetings, the upcoming school year will face some financial challenges due to some unfavorable audit findings which show a history of the Hot Springs School District outspending their incoming resources.

National Garland not interested in Federal Bureau of Investigation job, friends say
Author: 0 Garland not interested in Federal Bureau of Investigation job, friends say

McConnell's support joined that of Sen. President Donald Trump fired Comey last Tuesday and the White House is interviewing possible replacements. "If our allies overseas can't trust us to keep sensitive information close to the vest they may no longer share it with us". An agreement on a total could lead to a compromise similar to the one reached this month when Congress passed a $1.17 trillion spending bill that averted a government shutdown this fiscal year, said McConnell.

Author: 0 NYC CEO and two young sons missing after plane vanishes off Bahamas

The four people on board the plane, who are now feared dead, have been identified as Nathan Ulrich , 52, Jennifer Blumin , 40, and her two sons aged four and ten, ABC 7 reports . Blumin has listed addresses in Tribeca and Southold in Suffolk County. The New York resident is known for finding run-down, abandoned locations in and around the New York City area and using her expertise to transform what seems like dumps into attractive event spaces, flawless for meetings or parties.

Author: 0 Rubio 'Very Encouraged' Trump Considering Lawmakers for FBI Post

Trump's ultimate choice will have to be approved by the Senate and will serve a 10 year term, unless removed by a president in the future. He had called for such an investigation of Democrat Hillary Clinton's private email server while she was Obama's secretary of state.

Author: 0 President Trump Speaks at Police Memorial Service

Ceremonies began at the gazebo outside Shenandoah City Hall, as Shenandoah Police, and members of the Page County Sheriff's Office joined the public in paying tribute to officers nationwide killed in the line of duty so far this year. Events like the National Day for fallen officers are special for the people that go through that. The Fallen Officer ceremony at the Daviess County Courthouse quickly switched from the figurative essence of the dangers of the job to the literal real ...

Author: 0 Texas police officer fired after fatally shooting boy, 15

The department said it let officer Roy Oliver , a six-year veteran of the force, go for violating "several department policies" after it was discovered that he fired shots into a vehicle as it was driving away . The other officer has not been identified. According to the Dallas Police Department, the auto Edwards was in drove away from police when it was ordered to stop, and the officers encountered the vehicle as they were responding to gunshots in the area.

National Ryan: Probe into Russia should stay with FBI
Author: 0 Ryan: Probe into Russia should stay with FBI

FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on March 20, 2017 about President's Trump wiretapping claims and Trump's presidential campaign links to Russian hackers. "I'm getting around seeing constituents all the time", Ryan said. Ryan was in Delavan Friday touring Geneva Supply. Ryan said a proposed change in tax laws would let companies write off more investments in their factories.

Author: 0 Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

Emergency personnel work near the wreckage of the New York City-bound Amtrak passenger train following the May 13, 2015, derailment in Philadelphia. However, the Philadelphia's district attorney's office determined that the evidence did not rise to the necessary level needed to charge the engineer or anyone else with a crime.