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USA Candidate for secretary of Army pulls out amid controversy
Author: 0 Candidate for secretary of Army pulls out amid controversy

Among other things, he has described transgender people as being mentally disordered. A West Point graduate, Green served in the Army as an infantry officer and later rifle company commander in the 82nd Airborne Division before studying to become an Army physician.

Author: 0 Residents linger despite fire evacuation orders

Charlton County said in a news release Sunday evening that, "First responders are NOT coming door to door, because they are fighting this approaching fire to try to save homes". Some displaced persons have been shuttled to a nearby elementary school, where a temporary shelter has been established. "These guys come out". "Hopefully they can get it out, I appreciate what everyone is doing all the people, got people from all across the country helping".

Author: 0 Trump rolls back offshore drilling restrictions

Rep. Charlie Crist, a Florida Democrat, said in a statement . "The six percent of the offshore that is open for exploration will provide about 20 percent of our Nation's oil next year and about five percent of our natural gas, and the more we produce at home, the less we need to import".

Author: 0 Sinclair to buy Tribune Media, expanding its local TV reach

On Monday morning the company agreed to buy Tribune Media for $43.50 per share, valuing the deal at $3.9 billion. Spokespeople for Sinclair, based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, couldn't be reached for comment. Sinclair also will assume about $2.7 billion in Tribune Media debt, according to the companies. Telecommunications company Sinclair Broadcast Group is close to an agreement to buy rival TV station operator Tribune Media .

Author: 0 Navy Seal killed in Somalia was based in Virginia Beach

It was not immediately clear whether the wounded were also from the elite military unit. The new deployment will consist of about 40 more soldiers, a military official told CNN. There were no Somali casualties. CORRECTION: This story has been corrected to reflect that the incident took place on Thursday . Al-Shabaab pledged allegiance to al-Qaeda in 2012.

USA North Lake College shooting: Victim and suspect dead, police say
Author: 0 North Lake College shooting: Victim and suspect dead, police say

Police say two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide at a suburban Dallas community college on Wednesday. "I saw a girl sitting in a chair and a guy standing in front of her and shoot her three times", Nanbakhsh said. Christa Slejko, president of North Lake College. The college issued notices on social media urging people to stay in their rooms. Students were running out of the building where the shooting took place while police rushed to the campus and blocked it off.

USA Frat, 18 of its members charged in Penn St. student's death
Author: 0 Frat, 18 of its members charged in Penn St. student's death

Leaders of Beta Theta Pi International also responded in a written statement , saying the charges "are incredibly disheartening as the organization and its membership continue to grieve Tim's passing and the pain experienced by his family".

Author: 0 Second Trump nominee for Army secretary withdraws

What are these "mischaracterizations" to which Green refers? Green, a Tennessee state senator who formerly served as an Army flight surgeon, has criticized federal attempts to bar discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in workplaces and businesses.

USA Blue Bell releases new 'Bride's Cake' flavor
Author: 0 Blue Bell releases new 'Bride's Cake' flavor

The release is just in time for wedding season and those hot summer months ahead. After hearing from newlyweds who have served Blue Bell ice cream instead of cake after sealing the deal with their nuptials, the company decided to make it easier to have both.

Author: 0 Tillerson to seek action on North Korea during Asia meeting

Trump also slashed USA funding to United Nations foreign programs and signalled plans to drastically scale back the power of the United States Agency for International Development, which sends aid to foreign countries in times of crisis.

Author: 0 Trump's travel ban goes before federal appeals court

A federal judge in Hawaii has also halted that provision as well as the freeze on the USA refugee program. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Judge Allyson K. The government insists the impetus for both versions of the travel ban is the same: national security. "Or is this a religious freedom case?" Wall and his team must also show that the travel rule does not amount to a so-called "Muslim ban", which Trump had threatened to impose while running for office.

Author: 0 13 judges to hear revised Trump travel ban case

Following the successful confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, President Trump is expected to name new nominees to the federal bench on Monday, a White House official confirmed, in a move to fill almost 130 federal court vacancies.

USA Chicago shooting leaves 2 dead at memorial for murder victim
Author: 0 Chicago shooting leaves 2 dead at memorial for murder victim

Guglielmi noted extra officers had been working in the area even before Sunday's shooting, having been put in place after last week's shooting of two police officers. As the police turned onto 43rd Street, Gomez brought the stolen Town & Country minivan alongside the police van, and a man in the passenger seat opened fire with a.223-caliber "assault rifle", Assistant State's Attorney Jim Murphy said at Gomez's bond hearing.

USA Pyongyang alleges Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim
Author: 0 Pyongyang alleges Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim

The statement , carried by North Korea's official news agency and read on state TV, didn't describe how the alleged plot was broken up or give the full name of the North Korean suspect, identifying him only by his surname, Kim, and didn't say whether anyone else was in custody.

Author: 0 Probe into deadly fall at Penn State frat to be released

When a new pledge got upset and asked others to call 911 for help, they said he was being insane as they had the situation in control. The brothers searched "falling asleep after a head injury" and "cold extremities in drunk person", according to a search of their cellphones by detectives.

USA Injured Rudy Gay to opt out of Sacramento Kings' contract
Author: 0 Injured Rudy Gay to opt out of Sacramento Kings' contract

ESPN's Marc J. Spears reports that Gay expects to be ready for training camp and is open to talking to any teams, including the Kings. Gay played just 30 games this season, averaging 20 points and 6.8 rebounds per 36 minutes on 45.5 percent shooting from the field.

Author: 0 GOP senator says Senate will take 'new, fresh approach' to health care

They all know what is going on. The House passed the American Healthcare Act on Thursday, 217-123, a bill which would repeal certain parts of Obamacare including terminating fines on people who don't purchase policies and erasing taxes on health industry businesses and people with higher earnings.

Author: 0 Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

Though Yates would not discuss classified details of the Flynn matter, other people familiar with the matter said the issue she raised to McGahn were conversations between Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, in which the two discussed easing USA sanctions against Russia.

Author: 0 At least seven killed as tornadoes hit US

As storm damage assessment continues, officials will determine which areas have the greatest needs. Near Clever in south-western Missouri , a man tried to save his 72-year-old wife from floodwaters that swept away their vehicle, but her body was found when the water receded.

Author: 0 Who Had the Most Memorable Met Gala Look?

Shortly after Tweeting a photo of herself in her gorgeous black and crimson gown, Girls star Lena Dunham shared a shot of the moment she was caught gazing at singer Joe Jonas, wearing an nearly matching outfit, on the red carpet. President John F. Kennedy. Katy Perry attended the Met Gala last night (May 1), along with other high-profile artists including Frank Ocean, Rihanna and The Weeknd.

USA Congressman Comer on Voting for American Health Care Act
Author: 0 Congressman Comer on Voting for American Health Care Act

Meanwhile, Senate health committee chairman Lamar Alexander said in a statement that "the Senate will now finish work on our bill, but will take the time to get it right", echoing remarks made by majority whip John Cornyn, who said, "We're not under any deadline, so we're going to take our time".

USA Kangaroo attacks girl, 9, at Harmony Park Safari in Alabama
Author: 0 Kangaroo attacks girl, 9, at Harmony Park Safari in Alabama

Our NBC affiliate, WAFF reports that this wasn't the first time the family has visited Harmony Park Safari in Huntsville, Ala ., but it was their first time seeing the kangaroos. Cheyenne ended up with 14 stitches in her head. "I don't want it to happen to someone else's kid, because they may not be as fortunate as my daughter was", White said, voice trembling with tears.

USA Aggie Women's Golf in Fifth After First Round of NCAA Columbus Regional
Author: 0 Aggie Women's Golf in Fifth After First Round of NCAA Columbus Regional

Morgan led the Trojans' efforts Monday with five birdies, including on all four of the par 5s. She finished the day birdying two of the final four holes en route to carding her sixth round this season in the 60s. 8, and the San Sebastian, Spain, native registered six pars on her back nine. "I'm happy with the way we responded to the challenges of the course and the conditions".

USA Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in slop
Author: 0 Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in slop

The skies have cleared just in time for mud hasn't On Saturday, Churchill Downs ushers in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby , to kickoff the first race of the Triple Crown horse racing championship. "I don't even know how much he won by". "I mean, he's overcome a lot", trainer Todd Pletcher told NBC. He shot to Kentucky Derby prominence with a dominating, 5-lengths victory in the Florida Derby but had not raced since that event April 1.

Author: 0 Justice will not charge Baton Rouge officers

Sgt. L'Jean McKneely of the Baton Rogue Police Department said Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry will still conduct his own criminal investigation into the matter, even after the Justice Department steps away. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards immediately asked for a federal investigation of Sterling's death. On July 5, 2016, Salamoni and Lake were reporting to a call of a man using a gun in a threatening manner.

Author: 0 Swift reaction to "sanctuary cities" law

The post Under sanctuary city ban, Texas officials face penalties for not complying with immigration laws appeared first on PBS NewsHour . Every major police chief in Texas, which includes some of the largest cities in the USA, opposed the measure that allows police to inquire about the immigration status of anyone they detain, a situation that can range from arrest for a crime to being stopped for a traffic violation.

Author: 0 Obama warned Trump about Flynn, former officials say

President Trump tweeted Monday that Yates should testify how classified information, presumably about Flynn, ended up in newspaper reports . In March, when Yates' attorney had notified the Justice Department and White House of her intent to appear at a previously scheduled House Intelligence Committee hearing, the attorney was warned that Yates' testimony could contained privileged communications that might be barred.

Author: 0 Man charged in University of Texas stabbings said he didn't remember attack

No further threat to campus safety were reported, the University of Austin Police Department said via Twitter . But the university police said the building was not under lockdown and is open. On Tuesday, Graham Independent School District released a public statement via Facebook saying: "The news of Harrison Brown's (GHS Class of 2016) passing is heartbreaking".

USA New Executive Order Could Lead To Increased Offshore Drilling
Author: 0 New Executive Order Could Lead To Increased Offshore Drilling

It also sets up a Department of the Interior review of the last administration's five-year plan for offshore drilling lease sales, covering 2017 to 2022. "This order will cement our nation's position as a global energy leader and foster energy security for the benefit of American people, without removing any of the stringent environmental safeguards that are now in place", Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters at a White House briefing Thursday evening.

Author: 0 US Senate faces uphill task to pass Obamacare repeal: Cruz

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) was asked on ABC's "This Week" whether she thought the coverage for people with pre-existing conditions would be as good under the GOP plan as it is under Obamacare . Kennedy Library in Dorchester. Also, yes, it's Pelosi's job to give the rosy picture, but what she said to ABC News' Jon Karl was just detached from reality.

Author: 0 UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position

Trump has also proposed plans to cut U.S. funding for the UNFCCC, for United States climate research, for the UN climate science panel, and for the Green Climate Fund that helps poor countries fight global warming. "In Bonn this week it's important that progressive forces come together to manage any fall-out resulting from any United States retreat", said analyst Mohamed Adow of Christian Aid, which tracks climate impacts on poor countries.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner Details Trump Israel-Saudi-Vatican Trip

Trump said he "will begin with a truly historic gathering in Saudi Arabia with leaders from all across the Muslim world ". The agenda was deliberately set "to bring about all the different countries all the different religions in the fight against terrorism", said the aide.

Author: 0 Trump's revised travel ban goes before federal appeals court

The deletion took place minutes after it was referred to during a White House press briefing and minutes before the start of a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on the ban. Still, a federal judge in Maryland blocked part of it and another federal judge in Hawaii placed a nationwide injunction on the whole order. A federal judge in Hawaii has also blocked the six-country travel ban as well as the freeze on the USA refugee program.

USA Police now say 9 killed in serial shootings case
Author: 0 Police now say 9 killed in serial shootings case

Police previously said at least seven people were killed and two others wounded over a four-month period previous year. Officials announced Monday that 23-year-old Aaron Saucedo is suspected in 12 shootings that happened between August 2015 and July 2016.

Author: 0 Here's What The GOP Health Care Plan Means For Texans

Undoing Obama's law has been a goal for Republican lawmakers since it was adopted in 2011 and was a top campaign promise of President Donald Trump. Certainly do that, as well as partake in the other ways to protest the GOP's health care bill.

USA KY Health Advocate Weighs in on GOP Health Plan
Author: 0 KY Health Advocate Weighs in on GOP Health Plan

Budget analysts estimate 24 million people would lose insurance over a decade, 14 million in the first year, and older Americans would face higher costs. The study finds that "individuals with even relatively mild pre-existing conditions would pay thousands of dollars above standard rates to obtain coverage".

Author: 0 2 killed when cargo plane crashes while approaching West Virginia airport

Plante said there was no indication of any issues with the aircraft before the crash. Crashes at the airport are rare, he added. Never miss a story again - sign up to our Telegram channel and we'll keep you up to speed! According to a Metro dispatcher, emergency crews are on scene and a triage area has been set up at the airport.

USA Durant, Warriors push Jazz to brink of elimination
Author: 0 Durant, Warriors push Jazz to brink of elimination

National Basketball Association teams that go down 0-3 in a seven game series have gone 0-123. You can listen to Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz live streaming as well as all of the other 2017 NBA Playoffs by signing up with a one-time payment of $9.99.

USA Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies
Author: 0 Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies

Seven people were arrested, including one for obstructing an officer and wearing a mask to evade police, and another for possessing a knife. Coulter told Fox News' Tucker Carlson on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" on Thursday that Berkeley claimed the threat of violence is what led to the cancellation, but she's not buying it.