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Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident Bonnie Kalanick , 71, died after the boat she and her husband, Donald, 78, were riding hit a rock in Pine Flat Lake in the eastern part of the county, authorities said. The survivor of the accident told deputies that his boat sank. An investigation into the accident is ongoing, the sheriff's department said, with an autopsy due to be carried out on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic Olympic teammates Ben Blankenship and Clayton Murphy, along with Cristian Soratos, join him in the mile run, as does four-time Bowerman Mile victor Asbel Kiprop of Kenya. Saturday's Prefontaine will be bittersweet. "There's a lot of people doubting me, 'Mo's getting old, '" he said. "It will probably be very emotional knowing that will be my last track racing in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Dems Not Happy With Lieberman's FBI Candidacy

Dems Not Happy With Lieberman's FBI Candidacy On the other hand, if you're looking for incompetence, bias, and general inability to slot crime A onto suspect B, Lieberman is a top notch candidate. Lieberman lost his 2006 Democratic primary bid but won Senate re-election as a third party candidate. Lieberman was Connecticut's attorney general decades ago. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

May on Thursday said she would "make clear" to Trump that intelligence shared between the two countries "must remain secure". On Wednesday, a series of raids were executed across Manchester , Wigan and Nuneaton , Warwickshire, while relatives of bomber Salman Abedi were detained in Libya. [Full Article...]

Key GOP senators slam House Obamacare replacement after CBO report

Key GOP senators slam House Obamacare replacement after CBO report North Carolina House Republicans have unveiled large sections of their budget proposal that leave out several spending cuts proposed by the Senate in its budget bill passed two weeks ago. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World . "About 20 million people nationally are going to lose their coverage if this budget goes through, like I said over 400,000 of them are here in Arizona",... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump faces new controversies as foreign trip winds down

In his final address to the G7 meeting, French President Emmanuel Macron struck a more positive note, saying of the US" final decision on the Paris accord , "My hope is that the (US) fully remain in the Paris agreement . trade, including softwood lumber. He says, "it allows you to communicate in a discreet manner". Seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal at their annual summit to giv... [Full Article...]

Trump in Italy for second day of G-7 meetings

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who chaired the meeting, said the other six "won't change our position on climate change one millimeter". The declaration included what appeared to be some softening of USA resistance on multilateral trade. [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans consider steeper cuts to Medicaid

MacArthur is a Republican who played a key role in helping the GOP-led U.S. House pass an Affordable Care Act replacement bill. House leaders, like Speaker Paul Ryan , get their coverage through the Affordable Care Act, as do many members of Congress. [Full Article...]

City of Columbia Pools Open for Memorial Day

City of Columbia Pools Open for Memorial Day Daily admission to the pools is $5 if you arrive before 3 p.m. or $3 after 3 p.m. Concessions are available for purchase onsite at each pool. In Winston-Salem both Bolton and Parkland will be open from 11:30 a.m.to 6:00 p.m., and Kimberley Park will be open from noon to 6:00 p.m. [Full Article...]

2 children dead after being locked in hot auto in Parker County

2 children dead after being locked in hot auto in Parker County Friday in a subdivision near Lake Weatherford. Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said it was reported shortly after 4 p.m Friday when the temperatures had reached approximately 96 degrees and a heat index value of 102. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked contact Parker County Crime Stoppers at 817-599-5555 or the Parker County Sheriff's Department at 817-594-8845. [Full Article...]

High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool

The states had contended their efforts were partisan attempts to protect their majorities, which the Supreme Court in the past has allowed, rather than attempts to diminish the impact of minority voters, which is forbidden. MARC ELIAS: I think that today is a warning siren to Republican legislatures that they are not going to be able to engage in the kind of cynical racial gerrymandering tha... [Full Article...]

Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

Trump, whose own election previous year shocked the pollsters, said Macron "ran an incredible campaign and had a tremendous victory". But Trump should be honoured with another title that befits his interactions with other important people; champion of awkward handshakes. [Full Article...]

Tillerson Holds Briefing In Saudi Arabia Without US Press

Tillerson Holds Briefing In Saudi Arabia Without US Press Tillerson said a centerpiece of US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia was to curb any threats to the region posed by Iran, adding that the deals agreed to by both sides send a "strong message to our common enemies". Tillerson said on "Fox News Sunday" that the visit was meant to confront the threat of terrorism . Al-Jubeir said that Iran and Syria must stop stirring up sectarian s... [Full Article...]

Trump's son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy

The Washington Post was the first to report that Kushner wanted to set up a secret back channel to communicate with Russian officials during the transition period between the election and Trump's inauguration . The focus on Kushner will be one of the first issues confronting Trump when he returns from his first overseas trip as president this weekend. Reports say investigators believe he has... [Full Article...]

The Congressional Budget Office Has Scored Trumpcare 2.0, And It Wasn't Kind

Senate ". It predicted the same for the original version of the House bill. The Republican-controlled House passed the American Health Care Act earlier this month. The top-line numbers in the CBO score are bad enough, but they are more than just numbers and this report underscores the real-life impact the legislation could have on poor children. [Full Article...]

Virginia State Police trooper shot, seriously injured in Richmond

Virginia State Police trooper shot, seriously injured in Richmond State police officials said Special Agent Walter was shot while talking with Ball, who is a resident of Mosby Court, and another man inside a auto on Redd Street just before 7:30 p.m. Virginia State Police and US Marshals effected the arrest. Richmond City Police Chief Alfred Durham: "There have been six homicides in Mosby Court just this year ..." The Powhatan Youth Wrestling and Community... [Full Article...]

May to 'make clear' to Trump shared intelligence must remain 'secure'

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police said on Wednesday, "This is clearly a network that we are investigating, and extensive activity is taking place across Greater Manchester as we speak". Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to confront President Donald Trump about these leaks when the two meet at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels toda... [Full Article...]

2 children believed to have been shot by mother die

2 children believed to have been shot by mother die We have contacted Dayton Police Department officials to find out whether the charges will be increased now that the children have died. Authorities have said they think she might have mental health problems. An 11-year-old girl also home at the time wasn't hurt. They were found in the front yard of their home in Dayton last week, police said. The surviving child was taken from the home and inter... [Full Article...]

Manchester terrorist´s family members arrested; search for support network in Europe

Earlier, interior minister Amber Rudd said the bomber had recently returned from Libya . His uncle was detained yesterday in Manchester, while there are conflicting reports that the killer's mother is also in police custody . The Manchester bombing was the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, when four British Muslim suicide bombers killed 52 people in coordinated attacks on London'... [Full Article...]

Time set for marquee matchup between Sooners, Ohio State

CST kick on ABC on September 9. In its all-time rankings released ahead of last season, The Associated Press placed Ohio State and Oklahoma at 1-2, respectively. The Buckeyes beat the Sooners 45-24 past year in Norman. The two teams have met three times in their history, with Ohio State winning two of those contents. [Full Article...]


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