Friday May 26-th, 2017

Kickoff times announced for Florida-Michigan, FSU-Alabama Kickoff times announced for Florida-Michigan, FSU-Alabama

Florida (53-8) avoided further trouble, but the damage was done. Georgia Tech will be making its first appearance in the game . "We're going to find out where we're at and find out about the toughness", Walton said. Alabama head coach Patrick Mu...

Daigle Falls in NCAA Singles; Doubles Next Daigle Falls in NCAA Singles; Doubles Next

The Tar Heels will not be favored in the match, but that certainly hasn't stopped them thus far during their magical run through the tournament. The Bulldogs (22-8) were three points from elimination as sophomore Jan Zielinski entered his second se...

Philippine troops battle IS-linked gunmen in southern city

Filipino troops have surrounded the city of Marawi, setting up security checkpoints, but the Islamic militants are reportedly threatening to kill hostages if Filipino security forces are not withdrawn. Military spokesman Col. Edgard Arevalo said 13 m...

The Joker Look-Alike Busted Allegedly Pointed Gun at Drivers The Joker Look-Alike Busted Allegedly Pointed Gun at Drivers

According to Miami-Dade police, 29-year-old Lawrence Sullivan was arrested the previous day for pointing a gun at passing drivers. He was gone when police arrived, but they tracked him to Hammocks Place Apartments and found a handgun in his pocket,...

Sanders fires up Butte crowd at Quist rally

A multimillionaire with an East Coast education stepped off a campaign jet here recently and took jabs at reporters, pledged to "drain the swamp" and drowned his opponent in insults and punch lines. Montana is one of the most dependent states on fede...

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The White House's $4.094 trillion budget request for fiscal 2018 calls for cuts that hit Medicaid , food assistance and other anti-poverty programs. "If you're on food stamps and you're able-bodied, we need you to go to work", Mulvaney said . ...

Bill Cosby arrives for Day 2 of jury selection

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women. They also sought a jury pool from a more diverse, urban commun...

Putin Says Russia, Philippines Have Good Potential for Multifaceted Cooperation

The visiting Philippine executive is expected to reiterate his administration's commitment to pursue an independent foreign policy that in the words of DFA Assistant Secretary Maria Cleofe Natividad "is anchored foremost on national interest consider...

St Louis boy's Facebook video calls for end to violence St Louis boy's Facebook video calls for end to violence

Bates says he watches the news with Jeffrey and tries to put the crime into context by explaining to him that it's wrong. "I don't want nothing to happen to all my family", Jeffrey says in the video. "I don't 'posed to be knowing about all these guns...

Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

We look forward to the day the United States acknowledges that reality. Jewish Israelis do not think Trump has turned against them, however. President Donald Trump will not use his upcoming trip to Israel to announce plans to move the USA embas...

New Harvard Study: Media obsesses over Trump with extreme negative bias New Harvard Study: Media obsesses over Trump with extreme negative bias

Trump has received unsparing coverage for most weeks of his presidency, without a single major topic where Trump's coverage, on balance, was more positive than negative, setting a new standard for unfavorable press coverage of a president. However, t...

Louisiana leaders should be 'lynched,' MS lawmaker says after Confederate monuments removed Louisiana leaders should be 'lynched,' MS lawmaker says after Confederate monuments removed

Sherrilyn Ifill, national president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, says Oliver's post about lynching was "shocking in its ignorance and abhorrent in its violence". He wrote: "The destruction of these monuments, erected in the loving...

New South Korean leader to go to White House summit in June New South Korean leader to go to White House summit in June

Mattis took a cautious stance on military action, and put value on diplomatic efforts, including strengthening sanctions against North Korea for the time being. North Korea tested a longer-range missile last weekend, which experts say was a significa...

U.S. says nearly 740K foreigners overstayed visas last year U.S. says nearly 740K foreigners overstayed visas last year

Of the 79,818, 40,949 are suspected in-country overstays (2.81 percent). Of the total number of overstays last year, 628,799 people or 1.25 percent had no record of departure, known as an "in-country" overstay at the end of the fiscal year, accordi...

Chris Christie: 'I wouldn't let General Flynn in the White House' Chris Christie: 'I wouldn't let General Flynn in the White House'

Christie ran against Trump in the 2016 Republican primary contest, but endorsed him shortly after he dropped out, becoming one of the first prominent establishment-friendly Republicans to back Trump. Christie said he and Flynn "didn't see eye-to-eye"...

Here's the latest ethics conflict swirling in Trump's White House Here's the latest ethics conflict swirling in Trump's White House

Trump signed an executive order in January that prohibits former lobbyists from participating in anything directly related to their former employers or clients for two years. Now, Trump is issuing similar waivers in secret and refusing to offer e...

Farm groups tell administration 'do no harm' on NAFTA Farm groups tell administration 'do no harm' on NAFTA

The NAFTA trade agreement is between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Supporters of NAFTA say USA consumer demand has fueled the US deficit and point out that the Mexican surplus has fallen since peaking a decade ago. Lori Wallach, director of Public Ci...

Body dumped along Texas road after hearse stolen Body dumped along Texas road after hearse stolen

The body was found on a stretcher dumped alongside a rural road in Brazos County. Deputies with the Brazos County Sheriff's Office reported they received a call about the unusual discovery early Friday morning. Both suspects were arrested and fac...

Texas governor: Latinos shouldn't fear 'sanctuary city' ban Texas governor: Latinos shouldn't fear 'sanctuary city' ban

Mayor Steve Adler has repeatedly said that local law enforcement officials from Austin and across the state have testified that SB 4 makes communities less safe by breaking down the police's relationship with the community. She said her sexual orie...

Busy stretch of I55 to reopen in St. Louis area Busy stretch of I55 to reopen in St. Louis area

As the massive amounts of water move downstream, significant flooding is expected by the end of the week on the Mississippi River south of St. Louis, including the towns of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Cairo, Illinois . As flood waters continue to ...

Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

But President Trump complicated Chaffetz's life. The five-term congressman rescinded his endorsement of Trump a year ago after recordings surfaced of the reality show star bragging about groping women, only to hastily re-endorse Trump shortly before ...

58-year-old Indian detained at Atlanta airport dies in custody 58-year-old Indian detained at Atlanta airport dies in custody

Patel received an initial medical screening at the Atlanta City Detention Center, and it was found that he had diabetes and high blood pressure. Patel arrived at the Atlanta airport May 10 aboard a flight from Quito, Ecuador. Patel's death news was...

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

During the 2016 US election campaign, Trump vowed to scrap the 1994 deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico if he can not adjust it to benefit USA interests. In fact, no other country buys more Nebraska corn than Mexico. The White House ...

When it comes to marriage, race and ethnicity matter less When it comes to marriage, race and ethnicity matter less

One in six newlyweds nationwide married someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015, according to U.S. Census data . Intermarriages are more common in metro areas than non-metro areas. Interracial marriage has grown steadily more popular nation...

Noah, Emma top Pa. baby names in 2016 Noah, Emma top Pa. baby names in 2016

Of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, 34 states had Olivia and 32 had Emma in the top two names. For the girls, it was Isabella, Harper, Mia, Abigail, and Emily. The top boys names in IN were Oliver, Liam, Elijah, Noah and Benjamin. Noah sat...

Confederate Monument No. 3 Down, but 4th Won't Be So Easy

In contrast, the city announced the removal of the fourth statue, of Lee, in advance, with Mayor Mitch Landrieu planning an afternoon address at a nearby historic building. Revisionist historians can take The South out of New Orleans , but they ca...

Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

Then there's the US government, whose Windows hacking tools were leaked to the internet and got into the hands of cybercriminals. The virus was able to propagate to other computers without any interaction from a user, which explains why it was so vir...

Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Officials say donations or volunteers are not needed at this time. One home collapsed and first responders rescued an occupant. Other tornadoes in western Oklahoma and the eastern Texas Panhandle have downed power lines and utility poles, but there...

State jobless rate edges up to 3.9 percent in April State jobless rate edges up to 3.9 percent in April

In April, payrolls nationwide bounced back with employers adding 211,000 jobs. Despite the slight unemployment increase the number of employed is also up, suggesting more individuals are entering the labor market. The unemployment rate slipped to 5.7...

Immigration Arrests Jump Nearly 40 Percent Under Trump Immigration Arrests Jump Nearly 40 Percent Under Trump

According to a news release from ICE, 58-year-old Atulkumar Patel was detained on May 10 after arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport without the necessary immigration documents. Since Magana-Gonzalez's arrest, his case has been...

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

This day has been observed in our country annually ever since. So during this National Police Week , we remember the officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty and express our appreciation for the dedicated men and women who keep the p...

FDA Warns About Risk of Inaccurate Results From Certain Lead Tests FDA Warns About Risk of Inaccurate Results From Certain Lead Tests

Finger-prick tests are exempt for now. The students were being tested for lead after the metal was found in the city's drinking water. Studies have shown many USA public water supplies are contaminated by lead. Breysse estimated that "less than 1...

Chelsea Manning celebrates release from prison: 'First steps of freedom' Chelsea Manning celebrates release from prison: 'First steps of freedom'

Manning said at the time that she had hoped to spark "worldwide discussion, debates and reforms" with the information, bringing to light what she saw as an unfair portrayal of the USA wars. Chelsea Manning, former Army intelligence analyst, was con...

Students, Teacher Remain Hospitalized Following Bus Crash In Maryland Students, Teacher Remain Hospitalized Following Bus Crash In Maryland

He says several people are injured, but he did not know how many people or the extent of their injuries. Administrators at the School District of Philadelphia and C.W. A company spokesman said, "We're not ready to release that info yet". Accord...

School budgets, boards, propositions up for vote Tuesday School budgets, boards, propositions up for vote Tuesday

Pittsford is one of the districts seeking a tax cap override, in part to help pay for the move to full-day kindergarten. That will partially cover the proposed $2.5 million increase in spending over the current year's budget, an increase of 4.15 ...

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