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2 die in shooting at Dallas-area college

Police said that there is no continuous threat, although they are continuing to conduct a thorough sweep. The Irving Police Department had described the suspected gunman as a white male wearing an orange tank top and sporting a "buzz" hair cut. [Full Article...]

White House offers multiple-choice answers for Comey firing

The White House has already begun its search for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director. National security adviser Michael Flynn had to resign after lying about his contact with Mr Kislyak, while attorney general Jeff Sessions faced calls to quit after it had emerged he had failed to disclose two meetings with him. [Full Article...]

Trump meets Russian FM amid Comey controversy

A White House statement after the meeting omitted any mention of Kislyak's presence, instead focusing on Trump's conversation with Lavrov, which the President described as "very, very good". Yes, he's questioning why Trump allowed members of the Russian government to bring cameras and other equipment into the Oval Office. "What are we supposed to do?" the official asked. [Full Article...]

President Trump launches first campaign ad for 2020 election -- 1282 days away

President Trump launches first campaign ad for 2020 election -- 1282 days away Trump also boasts that he has created thousands of jobs. "Most importantly, we're bringing back jobs". Trump says that "you asked the people of MI, you asked the people of OH, you can ask the people of Pennsylvania". "We're really proud of what we're doing". The anecdotes feature a blizzard of Trump's actions since taking the Oval Office, including the nomination of Supreme Court Associate J... [Full Article...]

1 dead, 3 hurt in University of Texas stabbing

1 dead, 3 hurt in University of Texas stabbing As it turns out, however, another student had been stabbed in a separate attack shortly after 4 p.m., when he reportedly tackled a man who was threatening a woman with a knife. "Students are asking, 'How can this happen again, and will it happen again?' I'm feeling the same way". "It was unusual. He attended pretty regularly", said Springer. [Full Article...]

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos booed speaking at historically black university Meanwhile, multiple attendees captured footage of DeVos receiving jeers through the delivery of her addressNot all of graduating students turned their backs, however. "One of the hallmarks of higher education and of democracy is the ability to converse with people with whom we disagree", DeVos told the crowd, her voice raised slightly to be heard above the boos. [Full Article...]

Things You May Not Know About Cinco de Mayo

Thumbs down to over-imbibing and driving. People all over the Coast are celebrating Cinco de Mayo which is great business for our local Mexican restaurants, like Baja Beach in Biloxi. In Puebla and Veracruz, however, Cinco de Mayo is a very important state holiday celebrated with parades, festivals and reenactments. The world's largest Cinco de Mayo party is held in ...:Los Angeles, Calif... [Full Article...]

After Ann Coulter Speech Cancellation, Protesters Rally At Berkeley

After Ann Coulter Speech Cancellation, Protesters Rally At Berkeley Berkeley, birthplace of the US free speech movement in the 1960s, has emerged as a flashpoint for the extreme left and right amid debate over free speech. Obviously, he's correct in saying that a movement that depends on violence isn't going to be a success, but I have just one question: How on earth can he consider the people who were fighting on the streets to be "anti-fascists" in the first pla... [Full Article...]

Frat Member Told 911: 'We Have a Friend Who's Unconscious'

He died the next morning at the hospital. The breakdown of charges against the eighteen Penn State students are as follows: Eight for involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and hazing, among other charges; four for reckless endangerment and hazing, among other charges; and six for evidence tampering. [Full Article...]

8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death At another point, one fraternity brother tackled another, landing on top of Piazza. Timothy Piazza, 19, died in February after he became drunk during a "pledge" event for a fraternity, which is a social club for male students. Other fraternity brothers discovered Piazza in the basement at about 10 a.m. He staggers to the lobby and falls head first into an iron railing before falling to the floor... [Full Article...]

Comey invited to testify at US Senate next week

It is utterly implausible that Trump fired Comey over misconduct that aided the Trump campaign and arguably swung the election. That means the individual chosen to serve on an interim basis could end up holding the job for some time, including oversight of the high-profile investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Tunnel collapse latest safety issue at nuclear site

The site says all employees are safe and that there are no signs of a radiation leak. "There is no indication of a release of contamination at this point", the department says, although surveys are continuing. Rail cars carried the radioactive fuel rods into the plant via either of two tunnels. My office is in close communication with these agencies and directly with Department of Energy head... [Full Article...]

Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling

In that statement , Center for Western Priorities noted that Gardner has received more than $1 million in campaign contributions from the oil and gas industry throughout his career. The Interior Department said in a statement Wednesday that the rule imposes significant burdens on energy production and they would review it. Environmentalists celebrated the rare win in the Trump era, with man... [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway: Comey's firing 'has nothing to do with Russia'

It's not going to distract us, and it sure as hell isn't going to stop us from asking the questions to which the American public deserves answers; and there is nothing inappropriate about that. "Yet now they want him to be a martyr?" Before Cooper played several video clips of Trump praising Comey during the campaign, Conway said softly that they were "irrelevant". [Full Article...]

McCutchen breaks up no-hit bid in 7th

McCutchen breaks up no-hit bid in 7th He finished with 61 strikes on his 95 pitches before giving way to the bullpen. In his last outing, Urias gave up four hits and four walks with one strikeout in five scoreless innings on Wednesday. McCarthy was working with a 3.10 ERA so far this season, walking only nine batters and striking out 25 over 29 innings. National League West, 0-4 in Kuhls last 4 road starts and 1-4 in Kuhls last 5 star... [Full Article...]

Suburban Dallas police fires officer for fatally shooting teen in car

Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber speaks during a news conference after an officer involved shooting of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards at the Balch Springs Learning Center and Library in Balch Springs , Texas , Monday, May 1, 2017. [Full Article...]

Penn State frat members appear in court in pledge's death

Penn State frat members appear in court in pledge's death Last week, 10 members of the fraternity were arraigned, eight of them on charges including involuntary manslaughter and felony aggravated assault. Though the recording does not show the 19-year-old pledge's fatal falls down a flight of fraternity house steps during a February 2 pledge initiation ritual just off campus, its depictions of the aftermath may be the most crucial piece of evidence in ... [Full Article...]

DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

DeVos booed speaking at historically black university Jackson . DeVos later backtracked and said the schools were created "in the face of racism", not to give black students more choices. Students stood and turned their backs to DeVos, an action that Politico reported drew applause from the crowd of friends and relatives. [Full Article...]

Niece of France's Le Pen held as rising star quits politics

Commentators said the move dealt a further blow to the reeling nationalist movement after Ms Le Pen comprehensively lost Sunday's presidential election to centrist Emmanuel Macron. Her absence not only deprives the party of potential wins; it will deprive many National Front officials of a popular local leader whom many in southern France prefer to her aunt. [Full Article...]

Education Sec. Betsy DeVos booed during commencement speech

Education Sec. Betsy DeVos booed during commencement speech Jackson tapped DeVos to give the graduation speech and receive an honorary degree from the historically black university. Bethune-Cookman students collected more than 50,000 signatures on a petition to stop Betsy DeVos from delivering her address. [Full Article...]


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