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At least one dead in blast at corn mill plant

At least one dead in blast at corn mill plant The cause of the incident remains under investigation, which will include a safety assessment by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The company's corn products are used in brewing beer as well as in making chips, breakfast cereals, bathroom moldings, steel and ethanol. "I'll be honest, when you pull up to a scene like that, that's something you never expect to see and I hope... [Full Article...]

SEC tweaks graduate transfer rules, opening door for Zaire

SEC tweaks graduate transfer rules, opening door for Zaire According to several reports last week, Zaire had decided he wanted to become a Gator, but that decision could not become official unless the SEC altered its graduate transfer rule. Defensive back Maurice Smith received a waiver from the conference to play immediately at Georgia after a public battle. A related piece of graduate transfer legislation that was ratified is that a student-athl... [Full Article...]

Trump asks Supreme Court to revive 'Muslim' travel ban

The move comes after the Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on May 25 upheld a Maryland judge's ruling blocking the order. If successful, the travel ban could be reinstated within a few weeks. The White House also filed an application with the Supreme Court seeking to suspend the US' refugee program for 120 days, another aspect of the original policy was ultimately ... [Full Article...]

Dufner, Lingmerth share Memorial lead

Dufner, Lingmerth share Memorial lead DUBLIN, Ohio - Roberto De Vicenzo, known as much for his scorecard error at the Masters as his British Open victory that made him Argentina's first major golf champion, died Thursday afternoon at his home in Buenos Aires. "There's a lot of work ahead this week and (in) weeks to come obviously, so I'm just trying to take one shot at a time". "I hung in there", Spieth said. [Full Article...]

Police ID man accused of stealing wedding ring in Portland double murder

Police ID man accused of stealing wedding ring in Portland double murder Police also recovered the backpack but Best's wallet was missing, Simpson said, adding that his family had hoped to recover phone numbers Best carried in the wallet. Appearing in court on Wednesday, Christian shouted: "Leave this country if you hate our freedom-death to antifa". He has a history of making bigoted comments online and in local publications. [Full Article...]

Ex-Penn State president a 'failure'

None of the school officials reported the incident to law enforcement or youth services. Laura Ditka , a prosecutor in the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office, says Spanier chose to "protect his reputation and the reputation of his friends and the reputation of the University above the well-being of some innocent children". [Full Article...]

Musk to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision

China is the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases , ahead of the United States , and Trump has repeatedly painted the pact as too easy on the Asian giant. But U.S. states that disagree with Trump's move, such as California, now have another option. He added: "This Administration joins a small handful of nations that reject the future". [Full Article...]

Angry Europe vows to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

On Thursday, withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate accord, Trump said that it was not tough on India and China , and alleged that the deal was negotiated "poorly" by the Obama administration and signed out of "desperation". [Full Article...]

Wikileaks's Julian Assange May Guest Host Hannity Radio Show

Wikileaks's Julian Assange May Guest Host Hannity Radio Show In an interview with CNN, Assange revealed he was potentially considering the offer but said his physical circumstances would make it hard. Assange tweeted Tuesday that people had suggested that he host his own weekly podcast from the Ecuador Embassy, where he has been sequestered since June 2012. [Full Article...]

Performer: Ringling was a 'compass' for others

Performer: Ringling was a 'compass' for others One was a traditional three-ring circus which ended its run in Providence, Rhode Island earlier in May. After 146 years of dazzling crowds all over the world, the final performance for the famed circus was held at the Nassau Coliseum . [Full Article...]

Three Killed In Dramatic Texas Dealership Shooting [w

Hutchison was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a first degree drug charge in Minneapolis. In the room adjacent to where they're confronting Hutchinson, two customers and an employee seem to be negotiating a deal; the group sprints away as the two bounty hunters draw their guns. [Full Article...]

6th grader advances to final round of National Spelling Bee

Boerne's Alex Iyer, the spelling whiz who went deep previous year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee , has made it into tonight's finals after making it through seven rounds this morning. Kelly Mills (right), 13, from Beaver, sits with Aiden Arnett, of Morgantown, in the preliminary rounds of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Ce... [Full Article...]

New Jersey Powerball winners use jackpot to help others

New Jersey Powerball winners use jackpot to help others Jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days after the draw to receive the cash option of an estimated $187.3 million. Players should also check their tickets carefully because even if they don't win the jackpot, they can still win cash prizes of up $2 million. [Full Article...]

Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested - rights group

Hua Haifeng, who was working undercover with the two other men in Jiangxi province, has been held by police and accused of illegally using "eavesdropping equipment", Li said . AP was unable to reach the other investigators' families. One plant is in the city of Dongguan in southern Guangdong province and the other is in Ganzhou. [Full Article...]

Musk to quit Trump advisory councils

Musk to quit Trump advisory councils White said that , over the past eight years the burdens of misguided policies fell not only on the coal industry, but also on the end-users of electric power. Even coal companies had lobbied the Trump administration to stay in the agreement. U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, is calling President Donald J. [Full Article...]

More than 65 Indian Americans in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee

Jacques Bailly, questions about the word to gather information that might help her determine the correct spelling. In Round Three, the final round for the day, Naomi misspelled "cinquain", a five-line stanza, eliminating her from the competition. [Full Article...]

Illinois House Passes Minimum Wage Increase

Illinois House Passes Minimum Wage Increase Republicans and business groups counter that such a high wage would force employers to hire fewer people, or turn to automation. "We are shocked and appalled that the government is broadsiding small business owners with a 32% increase in the minimum wage within only one-and-a-half years", said CFIB director Julie Kwiecinski. [Full Article...]

Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application

Cleveland authorities also announced that Frank Garmback , the officer driving the patrol auto at the time Loehmann shot Rice, would be suspended for 10 days for administrative rule violations of his own. Samaria Rice settled a federal civil rights lawsuit with the city past year for $ 6 million . Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams speaks to a reporter after a press conference in Cl... [Full Article...]

Ananya Vinay wins 2017 National Spelling Bee after epic final duel

Later, she flashed a broad and toothy grin as she lingered on stage accepting congratulations. "It's definitely different", Cockfield said. " Most of these kids seem like well-functioning human beings. Scoring for the finalists includes a written test that contributes to the contestants' overall score. Three other former top-10 spellers were eliminated. [Full Article...]

Indians' Kluber to start against Athletics on Thursday

Kluber, who was on the 10-day disabled list with a strained lower back for almost a month, struck out 10 hitters in six scoreless innings while allowing only two walks. The Tribe scored the first run of the game in the third after a Daniel Robertson double and wild pitch from A's starter Jharel Cotton . Meanwhile, Santana broke for the plate, and Alonso threw home. [Full Article...]


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