USA

USA Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump
Author: 0 Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump

He would clearly rather play footsie with his Russian friends than build stronger relationships with America's allies and that's a misguided policy that could have serious consequences. From the German perspective, Germany and other European allies have been contributing to transatlantic security by other means, notably development aid and civilian power instruments.

Author: 0 3 former Penn State administrators sentenced to jail time

Paterno "could have made that phone call without so much as getting his hands dirty". "Today's sentencings, which landed all three defendants behind bars, leaves no doubt that there are consequences for failing to protect children in Pennsylvania", state Attorney General Josh Shapiro said in a statement.

USA After Hate Killings, Portland Mayor Wants Anti-Muslim Rallies Canceled
Author: 0 After Hate Killings, Portland Mayor Wants Anti-Muslim Rallies Canceled

The federal government has issued a permit for the free-speech rally Saturday and has yet to give a permit for an event June 10. "Our city is in mourning, our community's anger is real, and the timing and subject of these events can only exacerbate an already hard situation", Wheeler wrote in a Facebook post Monday.

USA Farmer sues; gay marriage views cost him market spot
Author: 0 Farmer sues; gay marriage views cost him market spot

Lahanas says if Tennes were to allow same-sex couples to Wednesday at his farm or simply not allow weddings at all...he and his family would be allowed back to the farmers market . "It's got nothing to do with their free speech it has to do with their business practice", Lahanas said . They said their decision wasn't about religious beliefs but about the farm's "business decision" to discriminate.

USA Amazon to open new warehouse in Sumner
Author: 0 Amazon to open new warehouse in Sumner

The 350,000-square-foot facility is already under construction and will be located off Theodore-Dawes Road near exit 13 on Interstate 10. It is unclear when the facility is expected to open. Programs for regular full-time employees also include Career Choice, where Amazon will pre-pay up to 95 percent of tuition for courses related to in-demand fields.

USA Former Open champion Roberto de Vicenzo dies aged 94
Author: 0 Former Open champion Roberto de Vicenzo dies aged 94

The Argentine Golf Association, which is part of the PGA Tour Latino America, has requested that the flags be flown at half-staff at this week's tour's stop in Quito, Ecuador. "Roberto De Vicenzo was not only a great golfer, but he was a great friend". Reflecting on De Vicenzo's grace in handling the 1968 scorecard error, he said: "He didn't blame Tommy for it - Tommy kept the card - he just said 'I'm a stupid!'".

USA Pentagon announces ICBM interceptor system a success
Author: 0 Pentagon announces ICBM interceptor system a success

The last test was in 2014. The military says an interceptor rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California slammed into the warhead as it traveled outside the Earth's atmosphere after being launched from a test range on a Pacific atoll.

Author: 0 Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation

Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday attributed President Trump's successful foreign trip to his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner's foreign relationships. Meanwhile, Kushner's lawyer has said that he is willing to cooperate with congressional probes of Trump campaign links to Russian officials. Remember back when the pro-Trump forces were in such a almost constant frenzy over Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she'd ...

Author: 0 Witnesses report gunshots and explosions at Resorts World Manila in Philippines

Local media reported gunmen inside the building, gunshots and explosions. Dela Rosa said the gunman had not aimed his weapon at resort-goers and appeared more concerned with getting a hold of "casino chips". The security guard shot was the waist by the gunman and about 75 others suffered mostly minor injuries such as bruising as they stampeded to get out, said police officer Jeffrey Francisco.

USA Portland stabbing suspect appears in court
Author: 0 Portland stabbing suspect appears in court

You got no safe place. Two of them died. "When I did pull my headphone off my ear, what I heard the attacker say was "I pay taxes this is my train" and he was making reference to colored people ruining the city and he had first amendment rights", Macy said.

USA Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town
Author: 0 Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

Sixteen employees were working when the blast was reported around 11:00 p.m. Wednesday. Some of the people who were hurt remained in burn centers and intensive care units Thursday. She said she lives an four blocks from the plant. The company employs more than 200 people. "On behalf of the company and behalf of all of our team that's going through this, (we ask) for your prayers, for your support, for your respect for the families that are going through some tough and challenging times ...

USA Sheriff: Explosion at Wisconsin plant kills at least 1
Author: 0 Sheriff: Explosion at Wisconsin plant kills at least 1

Thirteen employees were hurt. Some of the injured are being treated at Beaver Dam Community Hospital. At least one person was killed and a dozen injured in the blast. The small community is about 45 miles northeast of Madison . The University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison received five people injured in the blast.

Author: 0 Trump Will Announce US Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

Abandoning the pact was one of Trump's principal campaign pledges. Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. Trump spoke from the White House Rose Garden on a warm, sunny day. They include Apple , Google and Walmart . USA corporate leaders including Apple, Google and Walmart have also appealed to the businessman-turned-president to stay and even fossil fuel companies such as Exxon Mobil , BP and Shell say the United States should abide by the deal.

USA Trump hotel guest arrested after tip-off about firearms threat
Author: 0 Trump hotel guest arrested after tip-off about firearms threat

The conditions of the deal include: Moles relinquish his cache of weapons at his Pennsylvania home pending the end of this case; Moles must not have access to any weapons or have anyone assist him in getting access to any weapons; Moles must stay away from the White House, the Trump International Hotel , and its surrounding areas; and Moles must stay in Washington at an undisclosed hotel, which is guarded by U.S.

Author: 0 Most disapprove of ObamaCare repeal efforts

Senators are on recess this week, back in their home states sounding out constituents. About 30 percent say it should not be passed at all, while another 26 percent say it needs major changes. About 40 percent of eligible households include at least one person aged 60 and older. Trump isn't the one who caused the recent nationwide 25 percent increase in premiums.

USA Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers
Author: 0 Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers

Although the NY native misspelled two words leading up to his winning moment, his competitor misspelled a word as well. As the finals of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee are being held on Thursday, here's a chance to test your spelling prowess.

Author: 0 Trump's pullout from Paris deal imminent

While an official announcement has not yet been made, Trump has been teasing the decision for some time now-and did again Wednesday morning on Twitter, even as multiple news outlets ran stories that the move was a foregone conclusion .

Author: 0 White House Communications Director Mike Dubke is out

He offered to stay on to help manage communications in Washington during Trump's foreign trip, and the president accepted. His last day has not yet been determined. Trump has urged leaders of Canada and Mexico to reach him on his cellphone, according to former and current USA officials with direct knowledge of the practice.

USA Police Release Dashcam Footage Of Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest
Author: 0 Police Release Dashcam Footage Of Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest

The left brake light was on and right turn signal was flashing. Cops said he was asleep on his auto on the road. "Collectively, I think you'll hear that sigh in the locker room". Police said Woods was found asleep at the wheel when they approached and that he then had trouble finding the window button. The model, who has 8 million followers on Instagram, said she had no history with Woods, including phone calls or text messages.

Author: 0 Trump is broadening his search for FBI director

John Cornyn, R-Texas; Alice Fisher, the former head of the Justice Department's criminal division; and Michael Garcia, a former US attorney from Manhattan. Comey could appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee as soon as next week; however, the details have not been finalized. It's those memos that will likely feature in Comey's testimony to the Intelligence Committee.

Author: 0 House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

Comey is expected to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee , which is investigating possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during last year's presidential election. There is the possibility that Mr Trump obstructed justice by asking Mr Comey to drop the FBI's inquiry into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact

But Mrs May has been criticised for not signing a joint condemnation from France, Germany, and Italy. "We're getting out but we will start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal that's fair", he said . "We will not ignore the science and reality of climate change which is why I am also signing an Executive Order confirming New York's leadership role in protecting our citizens, our environment, and our planet".

USA Portland mayor calls for cancellation of 'alt-right' rallies
Author: 0 Portland mayor calls for cancellation of 'alt-right' rallies

Mayor Ted Wheeler has asked the organizers to cancel the events voluntarily while also urging the federal government to block the protests. "My main concern is that they are coming to peddle a message of hatred and of bigotry", Wheeler told reporters, referring to organizers of the two rallies.

USA Speller from Gray is ideal in early rounds at national spelling bee
Author: 0 Speller from Gray is ideal in early rounds at national spelling bee

Eleven-year-old Shruthika Padhy of Cherry Hill, New Jersey has made it into the finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee. Edith did receive one accommodation to her young age. "He actually got it (tandoori) wrong the first time when he first practiced but as much as Jeff loves food after he found out what it is by Googling the picture, he never got it wrong again", said Wang.

USA The most misspelled words by state
Author: 0 The most misspelled words by state

Naysa Modi, 11, of Monroe, La., left, and Ashrita Gandhari, 10, of North Andover, Mass., react as they and other finalists in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee watch an opening video featuring past bee participants in. Those 188 remaining competitors will be narrowed down to just 50 based on the results of a written test given Tuesday. Presented by Kindle, the Bee is broadcast live on ESPN and its sister channels.

Author: 0 Tweet That: #covfefe signals @realDonaldTrump is back

Later when Trump criticised her for blaming others for her defeat in elections, she replied using the word mockingly:"People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe ". Earlier this month, a report came out in the Wall Street Journal that a sit-down intervention was staged to express concern that the president could tweet, or has tweeted, something that could be legally used against him in the future.

USA Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday
Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday

What is not yet clear is whether Trump plans to initiate a formal withdrawal from the Paris accord , which under the terms of the agreement could take three years, or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty on which the accord was based.

USA Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest
Author: 0 Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

He is scheduled to be arraigned today in Multnomah County Court. Two men were killed and another was injured while reportedly defending Muslim women against a man on an anti-Muslim rant on the MAX on May 26. Simpson says police also are investigating an incident that day involving Christian and a black woman on the train, but he didn't immediately respond to emails seeking additional details.

USA Gianforte elected in Montana day after alleged assault
Author: 0 Gianforte elected in Montana day after alleged assault

Gianforte apologized to Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs for a physical encounter between the two on Wednesday. Gianforte broke his silence at his victory celebration Thursday night, where he apologized to Jacobs. " Ben Jacobs ", the congressman-elect continued. And Virginia Rep. Scott Taylor said of his fellow Republican: "No question the behavior is unacceptable".

Author: 0 Sheriff: Explosion At Wisconsin Plant Kills At Least One

According to OSHA records uncovered by WISCTV News 3 reporter Chris Gothner , Didion Milling had previously been cited for "serious" safety violations as recently as 2011. The University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison received five people injured in the blast, but hospital spokeswoman Emily Kumlien said patient privacy laws prevented her from releasing any information on their conditions.

USA Trump Marks Memorial Day with Arlington Visit
Author: 0 Trump Marks Memorial Day with Arlington Visit

But for one day - Memorial Day - it was time to put aside politics and focus a higher service, perhaps the highest service, those who gave all for their fellow countrymen. The solemn ritual takes place every year on Memorial Day, paying tribute to the men and women in the USA armed forces who have lost their lives. "Hopefully on this day we tell somebody else about that person", Dayvault said.

Author: 0 Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

Gorkov is the head of Vnesheconombank, a state-owned Russian entity that is the subject of US government sanctions. Cohen told ABC he turned down those invitations. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, in an interview on NBC's " Meet the Press ", said he would not confirm the stories about Kushner's conversations, but added that he was "very concerned" about reports of the Trump administration approaching Russian Federation "from a theoretical standpoint".

USA Woman dies in Concord stabbing
Author: 0 Woman dies in Concord stabbing

According to New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, Concord police responded to a 911 call about an injured person around 8:40 a.m. Officers found Galusha in a auto on North State Street bleeding from a stab wound. The investigation is still in the early stages, but it appears the stabbing occurred outside of the Penacook Place Apartments, 36 Pinehurst St., Concord.

Author: 0 Three-Mile Island Nuclear Station To Shutter By September 2019

That has given a big competitive advantage to power plants that burn gas to produce electricity, with dozens of new ones coming online or being planned. The incident caused mass hysteria, shattered the credibility of nuclear power and drastically altered regulations surrounding radiation protection. Losing nuclear power in Pennsylvania will increase air pollution, compromise the resiliency of the electric grid, increase energy prices, eliminate thousands of jobs, and weaken the state ...

USA Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech
Author: 0 Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech

After the ceremony, the president visited with families in Section 60 of the cemetery, where most of those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. No matter your politics, if your family has given the most they can for this country, a visit and a hug from the commander in chief is a meaningful act, and a small way to say "thank you".

USA Portland victim's mother appeals to Trump to condemn acts of hate
Author: 0 Portland victim's mother appeals to Trump to condemn acts of hate

This is America, get out if you don't like free speech'. The victims were identified Saturday as 53-year-old Ricky John Best, of Happy Valley, 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche , of Southeast Portland , and Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, of Southeast Portland .

Author: 0 Two Colorado students advance to next round in National Spelling Bee

A misspelling in either the second or third round means the contestant is eliminated. She made it to the countywide finals, but never advanced to the national competition. Naomi Zarin, the Maine State Spelling Bee champion from Gray, correctly spelled both her onstage words Wednesday at the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland.