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Author: 0 Florida State ends Duke's run in ACC Baseball Tournament

A crowd of 8,843 mostly University of Louisville baseball fans had little to cheer about at Louisville Slugger Field. Making FSU's Tyler Holton look like a world beater, striking out 10 Cardinal batters while allowing only five runners to reach base in eight innings.

USA State officials urge safety on waterways, roadways this summer
Author: 0 State officials urge safety on waterways, roadways this summer

Make sure you have enough gas. Make sure to check your boat for potential problems before taking it out on the lake. Take a boating safety course - log onto www.tnwildlife.org for information. You've got to think before you get on that boat. Make sure that your family and friends aren't part of this statistic by assigning and fitting each member of your onboard team with a life jacket prior to departure.

Author: 0 Senators search for compromise over House's drastic Medicaid changes

This would occur while awarding a massive tax cut to the wealthiest of Americans. It also converts Medicaid from an entitlement program (meaning that the federal government will provide benefits to anyone who qualifies for the program) to a grant program (meaning that the federal government will pay states a certain amount and the states will then pass that money on to enrollees).

Author: 0 Texas lawmakers finalize deal on $217B spending bill

The Texas legislative session ends Monday, and there are still several bills working their way through the House and Senate that have the support of Texas Gov. But they also said the governor was making a good effort to listen and to try to identify common ground. Patrick has argued that letting transgender people use bathrooms, locker rooms and changing rooms that conform to their gender identity is a violation of "common sense, common decency and public safety".

Author: 0 GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy: Latest health care plan doesn't fulfill Trump's promises

The American Association of Retired Persons ( AARP ) "strongly opposes" the bill, narrowly passed in the House several weeks ago. Senate Republicans, now working on their own health-care reform bill, could do a lot to that end - for example, by making tax credits more generous for those just above the Medicaid line and just below the Medicare age threshold, or by encouraging states to establish default enrollment plans.

USA Chance of severe storms through the Holiday weekend
Author: 0 Chance of severe storms through the Holiday weekend

Sunny skies are in the forecast until mid-week when a few more showers mix in for the first few days of June. Lows will be in the upper 60s to low 70s. A disturbance will approach the area from the northwest and will bring a shot of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night , Sunday , and Memorial Day .

USA Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident
Author: 0 Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

Bonnie Kalanick , the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, has died in a boating accident. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Travis and his family in this heartbreaking time". The company, in a statement on Saturday, called the incident an "unspeakable tragedy" and said that Kalanick's father remains in a "serious condition".

Author: 0 2 toddlers found dead in hot car in North Texas

She reportedly broke a window to reach the children, but both were unresponsive. The little girl had celebrated her 2nd birthday in late February. She searched the area and later found them locked inside a small, four-door vehicle on the property.

Author: 0 Indiana Legislators React To CBO Score On GOP Health Care Bill

The CBO concluded that the changes would result in 23 million fewer Americans having coverage by the middle of the next decade compared with the Obama law. CBO said states adopting those waivers could destabilize coverage for people with medical problems. Because such a large number of people would become uninsured, the Senate will likely not use much of what the House version had.

Author: 0 Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

W" e applaud the Supreme Court's decision today to affirm the lower court ruling that the maps were racially gerrymandered. "In one district, she said that a substantial minority was perfectly able to elect the candidate of their choice".

Author: 0 G-7 source: U.S. gets more time for climate pact answer

He added that he was "awed by the majesty and beauty of the Holy Land and the faith and reverence of the devoted people who live there". " President Trump should join these leaders in protecting Americans from the mounting impacts of climate change and reaping the economic benefits of the clean energy revolution, rather than trying to shore up the flagging fortunes of the polluting coal and oil industries", Meyer said.

Author: 0 Trump sides with French victor, at least now

Trump reached in first, but then he tried to release, twice, but Macron kept his grip until letting go. Pictures and video show the two world leaders, who met in Brussels before the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, gripping each other's hands while grimacing slightly.

Author: 0 Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train

Witnesses told police two young women believed to be Muslim , one of whom was wearing a hijab , were on the train at the time of the attack but left before police arrived. Simpson said that Portland police had already contacted local Muslim organizations, mosques and imams about extra patrols during Ramadan and that those extra patrols would continue.

Author: 0 Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

Meanwhile, Democrats are urging Trump not to withdraw from the agreement. Trump's lack of a decision after three days of contentious private debate and intense lobbying by other leaders came even as the six other G-7 nations reaffirmed their commitment to cutting planet-warming emissions in a joint statement issued Saturday afternoon.

Author: 0 Jurors Selected In Cosby Sexual Assault Case

He also said that they'd still have to abide by their sworn oath not to form any opinions, talk to anyone about the case and reach a decision based on evidence presented in court only. However, O'Neill said that while the jury will be sequestered, they will be allowed to use their cell phones, watch television and use other devices that they normally would.

USA Yogurt-peddling globalists force Alex Jones to apologize
Author: 0 Yogurt-peddling globalists force Alex Jones to apologize

Chobani filed the lawsuit in April after Jones posted information April 11 on his InfoWars website, his Twitter feed, and YouTube channel in relation to an assault case involving refugee children at a Twin Falls apartment complex , the Idaho Statesman reported.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill

The bill was narrowly passed by the House of Representatives earlier this month and is now in the hands of the Senate-sending the country into a flurry over the possible effects of the AHCA. While the report found that, in general, premiums would decrease, it found that would mostly be due to the sky-high cost that would be faced by older and poorer people.

USA G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer
Author: 0 G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

He was also spotted chatting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel before the session began. Mr. Trump, who campaigned on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, delayed a decision on whether to commit to the accord, leaving the other G7 leaders to reaffirm their support without the US on board.

USA Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting
Author: 0 Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

But a French official quoted Trump as telling the victor, President Emmanuel Macron , that he was "my guy" in the election, when the two met Thursday. The U.S. president had all but endorsed his far-right, Euroskeptic opponent Marine Le Pen in the campaign for France's second-round May vote. Le Pen said she was best placed to defend France's interests in what she called the "new world" of Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin.

Author: 0 Health care bill: Premiums may decline, but many will pay more

House of Representatives replacing former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, health care advocates and protesters gathered outside the downtown Cincinnati office of Republican U.S. Cassidy and Collins have proposed an alternative Obamacare replacement plan. The newest rendition of the AHCA would save the federal government $119 billion over 10 years, a reduction from the $150 million savings cited in the previous version of the bill.

Author: 0 South Carolina beats Kentucky 3-1 to reach SEC semifinals

The Gamecocks were no-hit until the sixth inning and the shutout lasted until the seventh inning, when they finally got on the board. After a sacrifice bunt by Jonah Bride moved pinch runner Christian Flint into scoring position, SC caught a break as Jacob Olson reached base on a fielding error by Kentucky third baseman Luke Becker .

Author: 0 Hawkeyes handle Huskers, Burkamper

The game ended after midnight (CST). It will be breakfast with the Huskers on Friday. Though the Hawkeyes played a phenomenal defensive game, there were also significant opportunities that the Huskers failed to capitalize on. "It was huge to get out there and score a bunch of runs early against such a great pitcher, you know, pitcher of the year", Hoeg said. Adams - the Big Ten player of the year who set the program single-season record with 24 home runs - was hitless in five at-bats.

USA Confederate Monuments In Alabama Are Here To Stay
Author: 0 Confederate Monuments In Alabama Are Here To Stay

Kay Ivey signed legislation that will preempt cities and counties from removing Confederacy monuments from public property, according to the Hill . New Orleans started taking down Confederate memorials in April after months of heated debate. "Contrary to what its detractors say, the Memorial Preservation Act is meant to preserve all of Alabama's history ― the good and the bad ― so our children and grandchildren can learn from the past to create a better future".

Author: 0 G7 leaders end summit split on climate change

Differences over trade and Russian Federation have also arisen in talks. During his election campaign, Trump threatened unilateral tariffs on Mexican and Chinese goods and said he would quit the North American Free Trade agreement unless it was renegotiated to his liking.

USA Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans
Author: 0 Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans

For instance, Cohn said, the European leaders impressed upon Trump that a global agreement, even if more than 100 nations sign on, has little power if it is not endorsed by the United States . British Prime Minister May said talks on climate issues had been intense, with Britain working to uphold the Paris agreements, but indicated that there was still no agreement with the United States on the issue.

USA Senate Republicans start version of Obamacare repeal
Author: 0 Senate Republicans start version of Obamacare repeal

The governor, who had spent the day walking from room to room to negotiate with lawmakers, said the talks aimed at resolving a budget gap of about $200 million would need to continue at 9:30 a.m. "As far as I'm concerned, it will go no further", Straus said. "I think the pieces we have in place now make this a true win for every hardworking man and woman in West Virginia, and it gives our seniors and our military the benefit they deserve".

USA Virginia state trooper shot and killed in Richmond
Author: 0 Virginia state trooper shot and killed in Richmond

Walter and the Richmond officer noticed a silver Chevrolet Cobalt parked in the wrong direction on a street near a public housing complex around 7:35 p.m, State Police said. Crutchfield said. "They start doing that to the police officers, you know they don't care about no one else", she said. Walter was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries shortly after 5 a.m.

Author: 0 Top Republican Confirms Senate Is Working On Writing Its Obamacare Repeal Bill

Multiple Republican senators on Wednesday criticized the House-passed Obamacare replacement plan after a Congressional Budget Office report estimated the bill's effects. A spokesperson for her says "the CBO has found this legislation will lower taxes, reduce our deficits and lower premiums". Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) said GOP leadership has spent significant time gathering a variety of opinions and that it is time to write a bill.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande cancels tour dates after Manchester attack

However, the pictures of debris - which appear to show bloodstained fragments from the bomb and the backpack used to hide it - were subsequently leaked to the New York Times , prompting a furious response from within Whitehall and from United Kingdom police chiefs.

USA Newark Airport Terminal Evacuated After Suspicious Pressure Cooker Found
Author: 0 Newark Airport Terminal Evacuated After Suspicious Pressure Cooker Found

The Port Authority said the package had been cleared shortly after 6 p.m. ET. Terminal A had been evacuated for about 45 minutes following the discovery of a pressure cooker. The evacuation of Newark's Terminal A building was done as a precaution. Port Authority tweeted that travelers should expect residual delays from the evacuation.

Author: 0 Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars

A number of House Republicans cracked jokes about the assault , which Gianforte's campaign initially tried to pin on the reporter's "aggressive behavior". Greg Abbott's trip to an Austin shooting range to sign a bill into law Friday drew some unexpected attention after he wrapped up target practice.

USA Ohio State men's lacrosse rallies past Towson, advances to first NCAA final
Author: 0 Ohio State men's lacrosse rallies past Towson, advances to first NCAA final

The No. 3-seeded Ohio State men's lacrosse team came back from a five-goal third-quarter deficit to top Towson, 11-10, Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium. 3 in the coaches poll and No. 5 in the Associated Press poll. The programs have met three times, with the visiting team winning all three contests.

Author: 0 Syria said to be aim of reported back channel

On May 9, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who helmed a probe into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian officials. Burns continued, "If our intelligence community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation had told the American people, as they did in January, in an unclassified letter to the American people that Russian Federation interfered (in our election), any normal president would have wanted to defend this country, investigate it fully".

USA Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate
Author: 0 Trump isolated at G7 talks over climate

Diplomats said on counter-terrorism, Syria and North Korea , there was broad G7 agreement. Abe adds, "there is a danger it can spread like a contagious disease". A communique issued at the conclusion of the G-7 summit in Sicily noted that the U.S. The rules of the NAFTA countdown mean Trudeau and Trump can not talk about specific issues that would be subject to negotiations, even though they did talk about Canada-U.S.

USA Australia leads fight to save Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact
Author: 0 Australia leads fight to save Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact

That's because Australia already has access to the United States under its existing bilateral free trade agreement while a number of other TPP member countries will not have preferential access to the U.S. Malaysia's Trade Minister Mustapa Mohamed walks to the meeting room during the APEC Ministers Responsible For Trade (APEC MRT 23) meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam May 21, 2017.

USA Landslide buries California's scenic highway near Big Sur
Author: 0 Landslide buries California's scenic highway near Big Sur

California's record rains have caused over $ 1 billion in highway damage this fiscal year which ends in June. The landslide covered the road, also known as State Route 1, in a 35-40 feet deep layer of dirt for about 1,500 feet. Kirk Gafill, president of the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce and owner of the historic Nepenthe Restaurant, said the slide may prove a blessing, stabilizing land that Caltrans was working to shore up.

USA SCDNR looking into photos of young alligator forced to drink beer
Author: 0 SCDNR looking into photos of young alligator forced to drink beer

McConchie said the two Ridgeland men also acknowledged posting photos of their actions on social media. One photo shows someone blowing smoke from his mouth into the alligator's mouth, "shotgun" style. SCDNR is filing the misdemeanor charge of harassing wildlife through the state's alligator management legislation (Article 5, Section 50-15-500, Subsection C).

USA School Funding Plan Gets Bipartisan Support By Illinois Lawmakers
Author: 0 School Funding Plan Gets Bipartisan Support By Illinois Lawmakers

Reductions to the Local Government Distributive Fund is one suggestion in your plan that has already been met with concern by Democrats and Republicans, who fear the loss of revenue for local governments will only force higher property taxes and cuts to public safety, health and other community services.

USA SC man who kept woman chained up pleads guilty to killing 7
Author: 0 SC man who kept woman chained up pleads guilty to killing 7

Friends and co-workers at Kohlhepp's real estate business said he was a hard worker with some odd habits. Several relatives of Kohlhepp's victims sat in the courtroom for his guilty plea Friday. Authorities said Kala Brown had been kidnapped two months earlier when Kohlhepp shot her boyfriend Charles Carter in front of her, according to the network.