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Author: 0 Korea says missile fired by precision control guidance system

China has called on Pyongyang to suspend its nuclear and missile testing while calling on the USA to stop military exercises on and near the Korean Peninsula which North Korea sees as a threat to its sovereignty. While these are just simulations, it's surprisingly easy for the US president to launch actual nuclear warheads . "These test launches verify the accuracy and reliability of the ICBM weapon system, providing valuable data to ensure a continued safe, secure and effective ...

Author: 0 Drink Driving: Tiger Woods blames medications

Police in Jupiter, the oceanside Florida city where Woods lives, said he exhibited "extremely slow and slurred speech" after they awakened him when they found him sitting in his stopped auto in the right lane of a roadway with the motor running.

USA Opening Statements in Bella Bond Murder Trial
Author: 0 Opening Statements in Bella Bond Murder Trial

Bella elicited nationwide sympathy when a composite sketch of her was shared by millions on social media before she was identified. McCarthy, who turned 37 yesterday, is accused of punching Bella to death in their Dorchester apartment because he thought she was a "demon," stuffing her corpse in the refrigerator and later dumping it in Boston Harbor.

USA Dayton OKs most of budget, aims for second overtime session
Author: 0 Dayton OKs most of budget, aims for second overtime session

Dayton has agreed to call a special session to restore funding to the Legislature, but he wants certain demands met. "It means that nobody got everything they wanted". "This is one of the most productive sessions in recent history", House Speaker Kurt Daudt told reporters. After it was introduced, Dayton specifically called out the tax cap, which is estimated to reduce tax revenues form premium cigars by $3.6 million in the next two years.

Author: 0 Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

Tamir, who was black, was shot outside a recreation center in November 2014 as he held a pellet gun that the white officers mistook for a real firearm. Loehmann and Garmback were responding to a call about a man waving a gun near a city park, but the 911 dispatcher failed to inform the police officers that the gun was " probably fake " and its owner was likely a juvenile.

USA Veterans, non-veterans alike remember Memorial Day
Author: 0 Veterans, non-veterans alike remember Memorial Day

Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared May 30 Decoration Day in 1868, as a time to decorate the graves of the nation's fallen service members. The parade will start at 11:00 a.m.at the Quincy American Legion. "It's somber. I try to flip the lens on the conversation a bit and gently remind them what it's really about". So to me, Memorial Day is sacred. Paula Reynolds purchased a brick in honor of her boyfriend, Dustin Miller, who has been in the United States Air Force for 20 years.

USA White House Communications Director Dubke Resigns
Author: 0 White House Communications Director Dubke Resigns

Though many people are speculating that he quit over the mishandling of the Russian investigation fallout , it has been reported that he is leaving "for personal reasons." . The Communications Director at the White House is responsible for developing and promoting the president's agenda of the President and leading the media campaign of the White House .

USA Beltre makes season debut for Rangers
Author: 0 Beltre makes season debut for Rangers

Gallo, the primary third baseman while Beltre was out, led off the fourth with a double and scored on Robinson Chirinos' single to put the Rangers up 5-3. Gallo played 19 games in the outfield during his big league debut in 2015. The Rangers optioned infielder/outfielder Drew Robinson to Triple-A Round Rock.

USA White House Communications Director Resigns
Author: 0 White House Communications Director Resigns

In a statement, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke for his service. The move was soon confirmed by multiple outlets. "The reasons for my departure are personal, but it has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration", Dubke wrote.

USA Miss. teen: He 'loved me enough to take some bullets for me'
Author: 0 Miss. teen: He 'loved me enough to take some bullets for me'

Off duty, he was a ventriloquist who took his puppets to schools and churches. They found two male victims at a house in Brookhaven, and a man and a woman at another house in Brookhaven, the newspaper reported. In this undated photo provided by Tiffany Blackwell her son Jordan Blackwell poses for a photo . Caleb Edwards , 15, said it was after midnight when Godbolt burst into the home where he and other young people were playing video games .

Author: 0 Veterans home honors comrades at Memorial Day banquet and ceremony

Inspired by the poem, Moina Michael was said to have conceived the idea of wearing red poppies to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, Louisiana and Texas observe a separated Confederate Memorial Day to honor the members of the Confederates, Navy, Marines and militia who died in wars.

USA A man in a DeLorean just got the best possible speeding ticket
Author: 0 A man in a DeLorean just got the best possible speeding ticket

The mother and son realized that the auto was at 85 miles per hour, and Spencer said his mother encouraged him to accelerate to the iconic speed. He admitted to hitting 88 miles per hour for a couple of seconds before a California Highway Patrol officer pulled him over and asked how fast he thought he was going.

USA Suspect in Portland commuter train attack to be arraigned in court
Author: 0 Suspect in Portland commuter train attack to be arraigned in court

He yelled statements including, "Go home, we need American here", "I don't care if you are ISIS", and "Free speech or die". Asha Deliverance, the mother of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, one of the two men who was killed on Friday, in an open letter to Trump that was posted on social media on Tuesday, urged the president to condemn "acts of violence, which result directly from hate speech".

Author: 0 US shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

Syring's agency sounded a note of caution. The Pentagon prepared on Tuesday for a first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile, like the one North Korea seeks to develop, in what experts saw as a high-stakes moment for the USA program.

USA Nebraska regents expected to raise tuition with budget vote
Author: 0 Nebraska regents expected to raise tuition with budget vote

Bounds proposes a $30-million cut from its operational budget including over 100 people losing their jobs. But the Legislature and governor approved $570 million for the 2017-18 school year and $580 million for 2018-19. "Where possible, we will eliminate those positions through attrition". "In my view, this state now more than ever needs the University of Nebraska to grow", according to Bounds.

USA Library's summer reading program begins June 2
Author: 0 Library's summer reading program begins June 2

To enroll, participants must have a Will Rogers Library card. This year the theme for all three reading programs is "Build a Better World". In 2016, more than 1500 children and teens participated in the library's summer reading clubs.

Author: 0 Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist

Yanez was later charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of endangering safety by firing his gun near Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , and her daughter. Fewer than a half dozen were African-Americans. NELSON: Authorities haven't talked about the case in the run-up to the trial, but Prosecutor John Choi said last fall the officer had crossed a line regarding the use of deadly force, even for police facing someone armed with a gun.

USA CNN and Liberal Media: Did Donald Trump Shove a Prime Minister?
Author: 0 CNN and Liberal Media: Did Donald Trump Shove a Prime Minister?

Analyst Thomas Wright of the Washington-based Brookings Institution said Trump's failure to publicly declare this was "shocking and damaging". He's retracted his vow to label China a currency manipulator and has lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping.

USA Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court
Author: 0 Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Another crowdfunding campaign to support the two slain men , launched by a man named Nick Zukin, has raised close to $500,000 and a third campaign to pay for Fletcher's recovery has raised more than $220,000 . The homicide detective investigating the attack said in court documents that surveillance and cellphone video showed Christian cutting the three victims with a knife.

Author: 0 Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Timothy Loehmann , the police officer who shot and killed the 12-year-old boy, was sacked Tuesday for answers he provided on his personal history statement during the hiring process. "There's a 12-year-old kid dead". "Loehmann was allowed to resign from the Independence department after six months following a series of incidents where supervisors determined he was unfit to be a police officer".

USA Portland's Mayor Is Pleading With Alt-Right Members To Cancel Planned Protests
Author: 0 Portland's Mayor Is Pleading With Alt-Right Members To Cancel Planned Protests

The organizer of the "Trump Free Speech Rally ", Joey Gibson , sought to distance himself and his group, Patriot Prayer , from Christian, especially as reports surfaced that he appeared at the group's other events. The site is managed by the U.S. General Services Administration, which issues permits for its use . It was the appeal to the federal government to intervene that prompted a response from the ACLU of Oregon .

Author: 0 Grande and friends returning to Manchester for benefit show

Ariana Grande and other artists will be at the benefit concert that will take place in Manchester on Sunday. Others performers include Take That , One Direction's Niall Horan , Miley Cyrus , Usher and Pharrell . People who did not attend that show can purchase tickets. Emergency services personnel speak to people outside Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , England, Monday, May 22, 2017.

Author: 0 Alexandria student Hailey Jinkins to compete at Scripps National Spelling Bee

But in the spelling community, he was a seasoned competitor with an impressive resume. And so far, she's having fun. "And she understands that it's a contest. The spelling bee is single elimination. Both of Edith's parents are at the event along with her three little brothers. The family arrived in the D.C.

Author: 0 'Atlanticist' Merkel rams home frustration with Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's indication Sunday that Europe can no longer fully rely on the USA and United Kingdom may have been a blunder, Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist declared Tuesday. His failure to voice clear support for NATO's mutual defence doctrine, Article 5, and to evoke Russian Federation as NATO's prime threat also irked Berlin and other allies.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Missing in Action During Vatican Visit

The Pope is terrific". Following the meeting, Ivanka wrote on Instagram "It was an incredible honor to have an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis today". Spicer was reportedly informed before the meeting with the Pope that "there wasn't room for him on the roster". He gave the Pope a boxed set of five first-edition books by murdered U.S.

USA Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues
Author: 0 Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

Baltimore could be the next city to remove Confederate monuments from public view, according to The Baltimore Sun . It includes purging the confederate battle flag and removing the statues of Confederate Generals and Heroes. "Stonewall" Jackson Monument, all in the city of Baltimore. It costs about $200,000 a statute to tear them down ... The commission recommended getting rid of the monuments of Taney, and Lee and Jackson.

USA Southeast Nigeria shuts down for 50th anniversary of Biafra declaration
Author: 0 Southeast Nigeria shuts down for 50th anniversary of Biafra declaration

According to Vanguard, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had earlier alleged that the Army shot at their members who were holding a rally to honour heroes of the Biafra struggle. Some proprietors said some parents even threatened to withdraw their children from any of the schools that didn't close in solidarity with the agitators for a Biafran state.

Author: 0 Justices side with police in California shooting case

In 2002 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit said that the lawful use of deadly force by the police may be ruled unlawful if the police themselves "created the need to use force" by acting in an illegal manner. Upon entry, Angel Mendez grabbed a BB gun he used to shoot rats and pests. Then he had sex with his 16-year-old girlfriend when he was 20, went to jail and faced deportation back to Mexico.

Author: 0 Trump Seemingly Downplays Allegations Against Kushner About Russia

On the bombing investigation Trump wrote: "British Prime Minister May was very angry that the info the United Kingdom gave to US about Manchester was leaked". "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", he wrote. In yet another tweet, amid criticism of his frequent Twitter rants, Trump wrote: "the Fake News Media works hard at disparaging & demeaning my use of social media because they don't want America to hear ...

USA Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls
Author: 0 Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

When a registered voter in OH does not vote during a two-year period, the state sends her a confirmation notice. Andre Washington of the Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute said Ohio's 2015 purge of infrequent voters unlawfully removed approximately 40,000 individuals from the rolls in Cuyahoga County alone, and a "disproportionate number of those people came from low-income neighborhoods and communities of color".

Author: 0 Police say Tiger Woods asleep behind the wheel prior to DUI arrest

Further details in the affidavit reveal Woods was in the driver's seat of his auto and wearing his seatbelt when police arrived at the scene. It wasn't the first time that Woods has been involved in a drinking and driving incident. In a statement Monday , Woods denied alcohol was involved and blamed "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications". He also takes full responsibility for his actions.

USA Hiker missing at Palouse Falls cliff
Author: 0 Hiker missing at Palouse Falls cliff

But by April of previous year, by popular demand the fences were gone, with visitors complaining that the fencing prevented them from accessing too much of the park. A fellow park visitor said that he saw a woman climbing in a steep area of the park and shouting that her boyfriend had fallen off the cliff, reports the Tri-City Herald .

USA TCU, Arkansas get prime network TV slot for nonconference showdown
Author: 0 TCU, Arkansas get prime network TV slot for nonconference showdown

Oklahoma State's first game will be Friday at 2 p.m. on ESPN3. Sunday's loser's bracket final is 3 p.m. with its victor returning at 8 p.m. for Sunday's championship game and a Monday 6 p.m. "You hope the momentum and experience of the SEC Tournament carries over into this weekend", Van Horn said. "It looks like they have a lot of depth on the mound", Van Horn said.

Author: 0 Hundreds ignore rain to honor fallen at Fort Sam Cemetery

Service members stood and proudly sang along as the songs for their respective branches played. "I'm so proud of him and our soldiers and military men and women everywhere", said Bridgeman. "Even though he is not here with me physically, he is still here spiritually within me", said Brunson. "The bikers, when we get together, we honor those those that have fallen", said Vietnam veteran Roy Proctor.

USA Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant
Author: 0 Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, a Reed College class of 2016 graduate, was one of the two people fatally stabbed while protecting the safety of others on the Portland, Oregon MAX train on Friday, May 26, 2017. Christian has been charged with two counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder, all felonies, in Friday's attack aboard a Portland commuter train.

Author: 0 U.S. Laptop Ban May Cover All International Flights

Kelly said that terrorists were "obsessed" with the idea of "knocking down an airplane in flight - particularly a United States carrier, if it΄s full of mostly USA folks". Among the enhanced security measures will likely be tighter screening of carry-on items to allow Transport Security Administration (TSA) agents to discern problematic items in tightly stuffed bags.

Author: 0 Families Honor Fallen Veterans

Memorial Day has always been a symbolic and sentimental day for me. Gov. Brian Sandoval, left, and Brig. Members of the audience joined the Milford community Band in the national anthem, the battle hymn of the Republic and God Bless America.

USA Charles Krauthammer: Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Charles Krauthammer: Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia

Netanyahu was only too happy to welcome Trump's utterances against Iran and its nuclear programme which the Israeli leader has said is an existential threat to his country. "They're working together extremely cooperatively, and also working incredible well with Israel". Trump advisers repeatedly described the trip as historic and groundbreaking, including one senior official who brashly said without evidence Trump had "united the entire Muslim world".