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Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves

The Justice Department's June 1 petition for Supreme Court review of the en banc opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, holding the travel ban to violate the First Amendment, emphasizes the Trump administration's core argument that the 4th Circuit erred in considering the president's motives. [Full Article...]

Afghan Soldier Kills Three US Soldiers in Nangarhar

The US Defense Department is conducting investigation, Pentagon said in a statement. A spokesman for the provincial governor of Nangarhar, in eastern Afghanistan , confirmed that the incident occurred during an operation in the district of Achin, on the Pakistan border. [Full Article...]

Federal court upholds block on President Trump's travel ban

Federal court upholds block on President Trump's travel ban The court has largely upheld a preliminary injunction blocking President Trump's travel ban from going into effect. But Trump's words have been cited in court multiple times as evidence that the order is based, at least in part, on religious animus, which was part of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Dem rep introduces 'COVFEFE Act' to preserve Trump tweets

Dem rep introduces 'COVFEFE Act' to preserve Trump tweets The current language of the PRA does list any form of "electronic communication" as worthy of archiving, but Quigley's bill makes specific mention of "social media" in reference to the president's personal Twitter account. So, next time Trump awkwardly misspells a word for the world to see, it will be recorded and kept on file whether it is deleted or not. Asked about tweets from Trump's person... [Full Article...]

Fowler's Home Run Sparks Cardinals Sweep of Phillies

Fowler's Home Run Sparks Cardinals Sweep of Phillies The Phillies had a 2-0 lead after scoring in the first and second against Wainwright when Fowler delivered a deep drive down the right field line that stayed inside in the foul pole. Philadelphia pulled within one on RBI singles by Odubel Herrera and Howie Kendrick . "I thought he broke his wrist or something and he was fine", Philadelphia manager Pete Mackanin said. [Full Article...]

Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far He was heavily involved in organizing Crosby's last two Stanley Cup parades. Though held without a point on Sunday night, Crosby finished second on the team with 27 points (eight goals and 19 assists). "We lost a lot of guys to injuries". He tallied 10 points over 23 postseason games in the squad's 2016 Stanley Cup run. Rinne meanwhile had 27 saves on 28 shots, losing for just the second ti... [Full Article...]

2-magnitude earthquake shakes western Turkey, Greek island

Reports said the quake was also strongly felt in the Karaburun district of Turkey's Izmir Province, as well as in Athens , Greece . Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management said the quake was in the Aegean Sea at a depth of more than four miles and hit at 3.28pm local time. [Full Article...]

Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russian Federation probe would be 'appalling'

Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russian Federation probe would be 'appalling' Brian Hale, a spokesman for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, declined to comment on whether Trump asked Coats to intervene with Comey regarding the Flynn investigation. "I have never felt pressured to intervene in the Russian Federation investigation in any way", Coats told members of the Senate intelligence committee when asked about such reports. [Full Article...]

Slight chance for severe storms Monday as muggy weather continues

Slight chance for severe storms Monday as muggy weather continues Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9 p.m. The low will be around 70. Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Thursday Night . A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy with a low around 72. Continued chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening with a low around 74. [Full Article...]

15-year-old arrested in death of 10-year-old Thornton girl

15-year-old arrested in death of 10-year-old Thornton girl Kiaya had last been seen with the 15-year-old son of her father's girlfriend. Thornton Police said the teen was arrested late Saturday and taken to a juvenile detention facility. People brought candles, stuffed animals, and balloons to honor her life, and wrote messages on the sidewalk in support to Kiaya's family. "And I really didn't sleep for two nights", said neighbor, Janelle, who did wan... [Full Article...]

Gianforte sentence should include community service

He was ordered to pay $385 (£304), complete 40 hours of community service and 20 hours of anger management counselling. Gianforte is expected to be sworn in later this month. Gianforte was accused of throwing reporter Jacobs to the ground and punching him at a campaign event on March 24, the night before winning Montana's special election to fill the state's vacant and only U.S. [Full Article...]

'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

Mr Trump asked Mr Comey to be loyal during a private dinner after the inauguration, and they ended up with a compromise of Mr Comey saying he would honour a pledge of "honest loyalty". "He's a leaker ", Trump said. Comey was sacked on May 9. Comey asks for a one-on-one with the president during the first meeting and then characterizes his next one-on-one as somewhat being cornered... [Full Article...]

2 dead in Brevard County home was act of arson, investigators say

2 dead in Brevard County home was act of arson, investigators say One person, who has not yet been identified, died in the fire. Brevard County has put out a missing child alert for 9-year-old Sebastian Meachum. The fire remains under investigation. The truck was running and the trailer was in the water, but the boat was missing at the time. Anyone with information on Sebastian's whereabouts has been asked to call 911 or the Brevard County Sheriff's Office a... [Full Article...]

Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

After Pimlico, it was a sweet victory for Pletcher. The sun shined and the alcohol flowed on a warm and breezy early spring Saturday at Belmont Park , and the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes kicked off at 6:38 p.m. "That last sixteenth (of a mile) Tapwrit really dug down deep", Pletcher said. Irish War Cry's lead was not almost as large, and then came the final 1,097 feet, a stretch... [Full Article...]

Trump brands former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief a 'leaker'

During an interview with Fox News, Donald Trump Jr expressed disbelief that Mr Comey felt "threatened" by his conversation with the President before he was sacked. On Sunday, Trump tweeted he believes the Comey leaks will be "far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible". Trump had already questioned the legality of Comey's action through his lawyer Marc Kasowitz on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre Jole Slotick with the Church of Christ Fort Lauderdale. "We've embraced diversity that makes this city really go forward."Many who came to pay respects said they were there for the first time since the shooting, with the tragedy still too raw.The gunman, Omar Mateen , 29, opened fire shortly after the last call for drinks on the club's popular Latin night". [Full Article...]

How Trump privatizing air-traffic control will affect your airfare

How Trump privatizing air-traffic control will affect your airfare Arguing that "it's time to join the future", Trump pushed for the separation of air traffic control operations from the Federal Aviation Administration , adopting an approach long championed by USA airlines. The President's plan would essentially shift FAA responsibilities to a Private Company. The current version grew out of the 2013 federal budget standoff and sequester, which saw furloughs... [Full Article...]

Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'

Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication' Still, there was no doubt the veteran lawman made for a challenging adversary. "I was sacked in some way to change, or the endeavor was to change, the way the Russian Federation investigation was being conducted". "I mean, this is the president of the United States, with me alone, saying, "I hope" this", he said. Karl asked: "When will you tell us about the recordings?" "President, this is wro... [Full Article...]

Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'

Subban: 'We're going to win the next game' The stage looked too big for Rinne in Game 2 , when he bobbled a pair of rebounds on Pittsburgh's first two goals. You could argue that without Guentzel's scoring, both in terms of quantity and quality, the Penguins are not where the are today. [Full Article...]

USA intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

USA intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry But he added: "In the three-plus years that I have been director of the NSA, to the best of my recollection I have never been directed to do anything I believe to be illegal, immoral or unethical". Coats testimony before the Senate intelligence committee has been scheduled for weeks, an event that was already expected to kick off two days of blockbuster hearings. [Full Article...]


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