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Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana

Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana Gianforte will take the House seat vacated when Trump named Ryan Zinke as secretary of the interior. Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the Guardian , asked the Republican candidate a question about the polarizing healthcare bill traveling through the Senate right now; Gianforte responded by " bodyslamming " Jacobs and screaming that he was sick and exhausted of questions. [Full Article...]

NYPD sergeant who killed mentally ill woman is arrested

NYPD sergeant who killed mentally ill woman is arrested Sgt. Hugh Barry was charged in the fatal shooting of Deborah Danner inside her home in the Castle Hill section last October. Barry is due to appear in the Bronx Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon to face the charges, according to Melanie Dostis, a spokeswoman for the Bronx district attorney's office. [Full Article...]

Ohio is Bad at Spelling the Word 'Beautiful,' Google Finds

Virgin Islands and Department of Defense schools in Europe. She was one of about 300 kids competing in the nationals. She went on a boat ride on the Potomac River and later planned to study spelling words. As for Fuller, she's feeling pretty confident. She said she felt more comfortable taking the hourlong, 26-question written test than she did in the 2016 bee. [Full Article...]

Shulkin says accountability at VA is 'broken'

Shulkin says accountability at VA is 'broken' Shulkin announced that a promised White House hotline for veterans' complaints should be fully operational by August 15. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) applauds Secretary of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Dr. "If there is compelling evidence that this is helpful I hope that people take a look at that and come up with the right decision", he said during a White House press briefing, pointing out that t... [Full Article...]

Half Of Burnt Sienna Bumbaclot Trump's 31M Twitter Followers Are Fake

According to the auditing website, only 32 percent of Perry's followers are real, which means there are nearly 67 million fake Twitter accounts that purportedly track her every tweet. Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood in third place with 30,058,659 followers. "That's really the tell-all of who the real followers are", he said. [Full Article...]

Comey expected to publicly testify about Trump firing

Calls and emails to Kasowitz's NY firm were not immediately returned Wednesday. The associate wasn't authorized to discuss details of Comey's testimony and so spoke on condition of anonymity. Former FBI director James Comey will reportedly be testifying publicly to confirm bombshell reports about President Trump according to an unnamed CNN source. [Full Article...]

Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal Reconciliation allows the Senate to pass legislation with only 51 votes , bypassing the filibuster. That same Constitution - you may have heard of it - established six-year terms for senators, an attempt to differentiate it from the House and create the idea of the Senate as a more deliberate institution. [Full Article...]

Watchdog: '23 million to lose health coverage under GOP health bill'

That number does not include an additional $600 billion in Medicaid tightening included in President Donald Trump's budget proposal , said Eliot Fishman, senior director of health policy at advocacy organization Families USA, and a former federal Medicaid official. [Full Article...]

California kayaker thrown out of boat by great white shark

Large numbers of juvenile sharks are often present off the Southern California cost, because of breeding, but it is rare to see adult sharks in the same waters, and even rarer to encounter aggressive sharks. "The shark is wider than the kayak". On the way he spotted a sailboat and frantically waved it down, managing to get on board despite being hunted down by the man-eater. [Full Article...]

Health insurance premiums will keep going up, under either ACA or AHCA

Health insurance premiums will keep going up, under either ACA or AHCA Republican Pat Toomey , Casey's colleague in the Senate, argues spending on Medicaid must be scaled back. That provision will make it harder for veterans - including the many he represents in northeastern North Carolina - to get local care, Jones said. [Full Article...]

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83 Noriega, who spied for the Central Intelligence Agency before his drug trafficking and brutal regime sparked the United States invasion, served a 17-year drug sentence in America and was later sent to face charges in France. After a US -backed coup attempt failed in October 1989, then-President George H.W. Bush took a more direct step before year's end. In 2010 Noriega was sent to France, where ... [Full Article...]

Hundreds Turned Out For Annual Memorial Day Parade

Hundreds Turned Out For Annual Memorial Day Parade For the kids at the parade, today was also an exciting time. The day's activities to honor and remember our service men and women who gave their lives fighting for our freedom started with a brief ceremony kicked off at 9:00 a.m., at the World War I Doughboy statue in Central Park. [Full Article...]

North Korea leader Kim supervises missile test of new guidance system - KCNA

North Korea leader Kim supervises missile test of new guidance system - KCNA The Moon administration seeks to eliminate the basic subscription fees of KRW 11,000 (approximately United States dollars 9.83) as expenditures on telecommunication services were cited as one of the burdens for South Koreans. The THAAD deployment has drawn fire from a China anxious that the system's advanced radar could threaten its defense capabilities. The THAAD system was installed in the s... [Full Article...]

Joe Maddon Doesn't Blame Bryce Harper for Brawl, Charging Mound vs. Giants

Joe Maddon Doesn't Blame Bryce Harper for Brawl, Charging Mound vs. Giants But that's conjecture, of which there is much, without a lot of evidence, of which there is only the act and its images, like Buster Posey opting out of the subsequent brawl, and Jeff Samardzija taking out Michael Morse like a free-range scud, and Strickland being dragged/mauled off the field against his will by George Kontos, Hunter Pence and Mac Williamson. [Full Article...]

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls Groups challenging the practice said OH was unfairly disenfranchising eligible OH voters. Under Ohio's policy, if registered voters miss voting for two years, they are sent registration confirmation notices. The justices will review a USA appeals court ruling that Ohio's policy ran afoul of a 1993 law called the National Voter Registration Act, which Congress passed to make it easier for Americans... [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel shows how the leader of the free world should act

Angela Merkel shows how the leader of the free world should act Modi is accompanied by Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal , Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Seetharaman and Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. [Full Article...]

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Exhaustive, indeed. As of the time of this posting, Loehmann fired the fatal shot that killed Rice 2 years, 6 months, and 8 days ago. As the Plain Dealer reported last month, CIRC already "found no fault in the officers' actions leading up to, during and after the November 22, 2014 shooting at Cudell Recreation Center on Cleveland's West Side". [Full Article...]

Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year

James Clapper, the former national intelligence director, described the general nature of communications between Kushner and Russian Federation as a red flag. We have one president at a time - does that make a difference? Still, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper questioned any communication that may have occurred with Russian Federation - a primary US adversary - before Tr... [Full Article...]

Bryce Harper starts brawl after being drilled by pitch

Bryce Harper starts brawl after being drilled by pitch Strickland hit Harper with a 98 miles per hour fastball in the 8th inning of Monday's game which led to Harper flipping his bat and charging the mound before the two began exchanging punches. The meme makers had plenty of fun with Bryce Harper going after Hunter Strickland , and making one of the worst ever helmet throws anyone has seen. [Full Article...]

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

When he arrived back on US soil he said a woman spit on him in the San Francisco airport and called him a "baby killer". Representatives of several military and patriotic organizations laid wreaths in the park. "Memorial Day is about honoring the heroes who are here only in spirit, to keep their memories alive", said Comstock, who is now commander of the 525th Processing, Exploitation and Dissemin... [Full Article...]


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