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Author: 0 Trump says 'major, major conflict' with North Korea possible

Writing on Twitter, the USA president said Pyongyang had defied Chinese president Xi Jinping by going ahead with the launch. "The US Pacific Command detected what we assess was a North Korean missile launch at 10:33 AM Hawaii time April 28".

National Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictions
Author: 0 Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictions

Would-be visitors to the EPA's climate page - which previously included information on why and how the climate is changing - are now redirected to a page that mentions the updates but has no information about climate change. If the administration can see these actions through, the country's ability to prevent risky and costly impacts of greenhouse gas emissions and other air and water pollution will be hamstrung.

National Broncos pick QB Chad Kelly with 253rd-overall pick as 'Mr. Irrelevant'
Author: 0 Broncos pick QB Chad Kelly with 253rd-overall pick as 'Mr. Irrelevant'

The 2017 NFL Draft is in the books and Mr. The police report stated Kelly traded blows with two bouncers and said, "I'm going to go to my vehicle and get my AK47 and spray this place". Irrelevant party in California this offseason. That player also gets to visit Disneyland, visit a charity beneficiary of their choice, participate in a sailing regatta in Newport Harbor and go to a Los Angeles Dodgers or Los Angeles Angels game.

National Trump agrees to support bailout of Coal miners' broke health care fund
Author: 0 Trump agrees to support bailout of Coal miners' broke health care fund

Coal state lawmakers said Tuesday they're cautiously optimistic Congress will preserve health care for 23,000 retired miners and their families before their benefits expire in four days. This time, a long-term solution is the only acceptable deal, Manchin said. "I'm behind them", Manchin said Trump told him. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and other lawmakers.

National Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown
Author: 0 Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

A shutdown on Saturday would coincide with Trump's 100th day in office. "We're working on the funding of government". The Senate is expected to bring the deal for a vote this afternoon. In the run up to the 100-day mark, Congressional Democrats have used daily press conferences to drive home criticism of what they call President Trump's "broken promises".

National Remember When Dale Earnhardt Jr
Author: 0 Remember When Dale Earnhardt Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr ., who is retiring at the end of the season, is encouraged about the remainder of what will be his final full season as a driver. So, going on to an 18-year NASCAR Cup Series career with two Daytona 500 wins is more than he ever expected by a long shot, and he's satisfied with ending that career now.

National Judge could rule mistrial in NAU shooting case
Author: 0 Judge could rule mistrial in NAU shooting case

The judge turned a defense request after a hearing Thursday. During closing arguments, the prosecution stated that did not happen until Jones was at the police station, but now, the judge said Jones told officers he thought he would die, when he was in the back of a police cruiser.

National UC Berkeley to Host Classes on Fictional 'Game of Thrones' Language
Author: 0 UC Berkeley to Host Classes on Fictional 'Game of Thrones' Language

Dothraki creator David J. Peterson is teaching " The Linguistics of Game of Thrones and the Art of Language Invention ", where students will learn more than verbs and guttural sounds. These are languages that attempt as almost as possible to replicate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of natural languages, those that have evolved naturally on Earth.

National Coulter on Berkeley Speech: 'They Were Hoping I Would Cancel'
Author: 0 Coulter on Berkeley Speech: 'They Were Hoping I Would Cancel'

The strong police presence was noted and actually appreciated by members of both groups. The American Civil Liberties Union's national legal director says "unacceptable threats of violence" that led to the cancellation of Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley are inconsistent with free speech principles that protect people from government overreach.

National Body found believed teen hiker; step-grandmom still missing
Author: 0 Body found believed teen hiker; step-grandmom still missing

The pair were on a rather arduous hike from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to an area known as Tapeats Creek, a remote area of the Grand Canyon that isn't traversed as much as other areas of the park. The body was taken by helicopter to the Coconino County Medical Examiner's Office, which will confirm the identification. The National Park Service did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE.

Author: 0 Oilers beat Sharks to take first-round series in six games

Given his status as a pending free agent, however, Thornton's run with the Sharks could come to an end depending on how the team handles free agency this offseason. "Last series, we went in fairly even, but based on the pundits, I think we're coming in as the underdog (in this one), especially due to home ice". Thornton's production fell a bit this season.

National Old-guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French runoff
Author: 0 Old-guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French runoff

The move appears to be meant to attract a wider range of voters at the runoff elections who may not necessarily identify with the FN but may feel attracted to some of Le Pen's populist rhetoric. With an eye to Le Pen's avowedly France-first policies, Macron told the crowd: "I want to be the president of patriots in the face of a threat from nationalists".

National US Open to Direct Talks with North Korea, Tillerson Says
Author: 0 US Open to Direct Talks with North Korea, Tillerson Says

The United States has called on China to do more to rein in Pyongyang and Trump lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his efforts, calling him "a good man". In an interview with Reuters , Trump criticized the 2011 free trade deal made by his predecessor, President Barack Obama, and finalized by Trump's opponent in last year's presidential election, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, that allowed the Terminal High Altitude Air Defense (THAAD) system to be established for ...

National Cowboys target D as expected with Michigan's Taco Charlton
Author: 0 Cowboys target D as expected with Michigan's Taco Charlton

However, with Charlton it seems the Cowboys have found a talented player without the concerns that have plagued them in the past. "We've got Taco, and he's going to go against a Bell", said Jones, referring to Cowboys offensive tackle Byron Bell , acquired earlier this year in free agency.

National Threat of U.S. govt shutdown ebbs as Trump relents on wall funding
Author: 0 Threat of U.S. govt shutdown ebbs as Trump relents on wall funding

The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appears to have receded after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a short- term spending Bill. But while Spicer said there would be funds in the bill for "border security and national security and national defense", he notably didn't mention that there will be specific funds for the wall.

National For Trump and Congress, lofty goals crashed into reality
Author: 0 For Trump and Congress, lofty goals crashed into reality

The House approved a short-term measure Friday to keep the government funded for another week, a move that would give lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package. Democrats denied Trump a win on obtaining an initial down payment for his oft-promised border wall with Mexico, while anti-abortion lawmakers steered clear of even attempting to use the measure to try to cut off federal funds for Planned Parenthood.

National Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias
Author: 0 Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias

The Antiquities Act authorizes the president to declare federal lands of historic or scientific value as national monuments . "The Antiquities Act does not give the federal government unlimited power to lock up millions of acres of land and water, and it's time we ended this abusive practice", Trump said .

National Sanctuary Cities Ruling Against Trump a Despicable Sign of Lawless Times
Author: 0 Sanctuary Cities Ruling Against Trump a Despicable Sign of Lawless Times

Asked by the Washington Examiner if he had considered proposals to split the court, Trump replied: " Absolutely, I have ". After setbacks to his immigration agenda, President Trump today criticized a federal judge's ruling on Tuesday that the federal government may not retaliate against so-called sanctuary cities by withholding funds, and he suggested that he'll take the case to the U.S.

National Congress OKs bill averting Saturday government shutdown
Author: 0 Congress OKs bill averting Saturday government shutdown

Under an amendment to the Republican plan, states could let insurers charge older customers more than the original bill allowed - at least five times more than younger ones, beginning in 2018. and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., leaves the podium during a news conference after a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

National Appointment of Yoest at HHS adds to anti-abortion ranks
Author: 0 Appointment of Yoest at HHS adds to anti-abortion ranks

Yoest is a senior fellow at American Values and the former president of the prominent anti-abortion organization Americans United for Life. An Arkansas law requiring doctors to perform abortions to describe the physical characteristics of the patient's unborn child at the time of their abortion, for example, is based on AUL's "Women's Right to Know Act".

National Flynn under defense investigation over foreign payment
Author: 0 Flynn under defense investigation over foreign payment

That letter , sent to Flynn when he left his earlier post as head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, was dated October 2014 - more than a year before Flynn received a $45,000 speaking fee from RT, the Kremlin-backed news network. "For all the reasons that Rep. Cummings outlined so powerfully about the White House seeking, in effect, to cover up for Gen. Flynn, we can't count on the attorney general or his deputy, who report to the president of the United States and the White House, to do ...

Author: 0 ANN COULTER BERKELEY PROTEST: Police prepare for demonstrations today

The university realized that the group "wasn't serious and dropped ongoing negotiations over a room", she wrote . She later added, "A$3 ll of the people who should have been standing up for the First Amendment here all ran away with their tails between their legs".

Author: 0 S. Korea: Won't redo USA trade deal

Sources had said back then that the missile "blew up nearly immediately" after launch . USA officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the missile fired from a region north of Pyongyang was probably a medium-range missile known as a KN-17 and appears to have broken up within minutes of taking off.

Author: 0 Predators' Fiala out of playoffs after breaking leg

Erin: I think we should just call this series "goaltending" after what happened in the first round, though at least Nashville was the better team. Next up are the Predators, who won three of five games against the Blues during the regular season.

Author: 0 Electoral map spurred Trump's NAFTA change of heart

In this case, threatening to withdraw would have amounted to a formal step that started the process of giving Mexico and Canada six months notice that Trump meant to start negotiating. The year before that agreement took effect, the US had an $11 billion trade deficit with Canada. Another seeming inconsistency: Trump wants "bilateral" trade deals with individual countries, not ones that tie the U.S.to terms negotiated by multiple other countries.

National Trump blames Flynn's vetting on Obama administration
Author: 0 Trump blames Flynn's vetting on Obama administration

The committee also made public an October 2014 letter from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Office of General Counsel to Flynn warning him against accepting payments from foreign groups upon his retirement that year. But you joined with your Democratic colleagues in the House Oversight Committee in demanding White House documents on Michael Flynn . Kelner released a statement on Twitter noting that the letter sent by the DIA to the House committee this month shows Flynn ...

National Federal court freezes Clean Power Plan lawsuit
Author: 0 Federal court freezes Clean Power Plan lawsuit

President Trump issued an executive order in March rolling back implementation of the rule, and the court's decision will likely make it easier for the administration to halt it. He has also said he plans to "renegotiate" the global climate treaty signed by almost 200 countries in 2015. Many of those fighting the carbon rule for new plants are also embroiled in the CPP legal battle.

Author: 0 Trump assures PM: No NAFTA withdrawal for now

By yesterday, the president was telling reporters: "I decided rather than terminating NAFTA, which would be a pretty big, you know, shock to the system, we will renegotiate". "You saw that, you wrote about it", Trump said. Those talks will start as soon as today, he said. WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump campaigned on an "America First" trade policy of bracing clarity: Renegotiate or abandon NAFTA and crack down on China's trade practices.

National Cuomo directs resources to help Long Island anti-gang effort
Author: 0 Cuomo directs resources to help Long Island anti-gang effort

Mr. Sessions blamed President. "We are targeting you, and we are coming after you", Sessions said of the street gang, whose members are alleged to have slaughtered its victims with baseball bats and machetes. "We almost killed ourselves from the shock", said Ullaguari, who is an Ecuadorean immigrant. Sessions cites cooperation between local, state, and federal authorities to stamp out gangs; advocates for border security and immigration reform to keep criminals out of the country.

Author: 0 Even Selena Gomez didn't know how big '13 Reasons Why' would be

They also say they wish the show would consistently flash the National Suicide Prevention hotline. The recordings detail the thirteen reasons why Hannah died by suicide. "We hope this information provides an opportunity to remind your children about the importance of seeking support from you and from other caring adults in their lives when they are feeling overwhelmed", Carson said.

National Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea
Author: 0 Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea

China opposes the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, being installed in South Korea . South Korea said in a statement Wednesday that unspecified parts of THAAD were deployed. The United States pledged Wednesday to step up sanctions to force North Korea to resume dialogue over its nuclear program but said it was not looking to bring Kim Jong-Un's regime to its knees.

Author: 0 Raiders use 1st pick on embattled cornerback Gareon Conley

The Raiders got a very good prospect in Conley, and it's uncertain how long it will take for the case to wind through the investigative process by Cleveland police. When the San Francisco 49ers' brain trust left the combine in Indianapolis in early March, they agreed that of the 60 players the team interviewed there, Conley was the most impressive.

National East Carolina Pirates: Zay Jones goes No. 37 to Buffalo
Author: 0 East Carolina Pirates: Zay Jones goes No. 37 to Buffalo

His father, Robert, won three Super bowls with the Cowboys and his uncle is Jeff Blake who played 13 seasons in the NFL. It makes sense that Buffalo wanted him considering that Jones also played for Bills receivers coach Phil McGeoghan at East Carolina.

National Arkansas inmate convulses during deadline-beating execution
Author: 0 Arkansas inmate convulses during deadline-beating execution

Williams was sentenced to death for killing Mr Boren after escaping from the Cummins Unit prison in a barrel holding a mishmash of kitchen scraps. Solomon Graves, right, explains to members of the media the ground rules for selecting media witnesses for the scheduled execution of Kenneth Williams at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner, Ark ., Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Author: 0 Trump 'absolutely' considered breaking up 9th Circuit Court

Conservatives often point to the 2002 decisions in which the court said it was unconstitutional for the pledge of allegiance to include the words "under God". District judges within the 9th Circuit have halted two versions of executive orders signed by Trump seeking to temporarily halt the USA entry of refugees and nationals from several countries in the Middle East and Africa.

National Arrest made in death of elderly California woman out on walk
Author: 0 Arrest made in death of elderly California woman out on walk

When the woman's friend, later identified as 86-year-old Fusako Petrus tried to fight off Butler, Butler then attacked her. Neven Glen Butler , 18, was arrested after he was detained on unrelated assault and elder abuse charges stemming from a separate attack that happened a few miles (kilometers) away also on Wednesday, said Sacramento sheriff's spokesman Sgt.

National US Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdown
Author: 0 US Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdown

The bill in the Republican-led Congress provides federal funding until May 5, allowing lawmakers to hammer out legislation over the next few days to keep the government funded for the rest of the fiscal year that ends September 30 . While Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy ruled out a Friday or Saturday health-care vote, he left open the possibility to try again next week, when the new shutdown deadline will be hanging over the House.

Author: 0 Conservative House group says ready to back latest United States healthcare bill

Members of the Freedom Caucus chafed at Trump's criticism, especially since many moderates also opposed the legislation, which had a meager 17 percent approval rating at the time , according to a Quinnipiac poll. While there are indications that the revisions appeal to conservatives, some of them were still balking and there was little evidence that it was winning backing from moderates, leaving the measure's fate uncertain.

National Key US lawmakers to support Obamacare replacement
Author: 0 Key US lawmakers to support Obamacare replacement

States also could obtain waivers to permit insurers to charge customers more if they are older or suffer from preexisting conditions. A separate report from The Hill indicated that 21 Republicans said they would "no' on the amended AHCA".

Author: 0 Nebraska Lawmakers show support for new Secretary of Agriculture

Senate Monday on a 87-11 vote to be the next Agriculture Secretary. Perdue's home state of Georgia accounted for just 2 percent of total USA agriculture exports in 2015. Many local farmers say they are positive about how global trade could look in the future. "Producers, shippers, and farm workers on the central coast of California deserve a strong voice in support of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs on which rural communities like ours depend".

National Obama administration reviewed Mike Flynn's security clearance, Trump WH says
Author: 0 Obama administration reviewed Mike Flynn's security clearance, Trump WH says

The committee said on Tuesday that it had asked the White House, in which Flynn served as President Donald Trump's national security adviser for less than a month, for more information about his financial disclosures. Flynn's firm filed as a foreign agent last month with the Justice Department for its consulting work and acknowledged that it may have benefited the government of Turkey.

Author: 0 Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies

Coulter previously said she was forced to cancel a speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley, although she added that she might still "swing by to say hello" to her supporters, prompting police and university officials to brace for possible trouble.

Author: 0 Trump To Be First Sitting President Since Reagan To Address NRA

Lapping up cheers from the crowd at the NRA's 146th annual convention, Trump said he was "proud" to be the first to do so since Ronald Reagan almost 35 years ago. The NRA produced a short video previewing Trump's speech. That Trump says those sorts of things - even in front of a red-meat-loving crowd like the NRA - is notable.

Author: 0 Father of 'kidnapped' teen says she was abused by mom

Bozeman said that according to Elizabeth, she was not able to contact her family during the period she was with Cummins because she did not have any way of communicating with them. The father of the 15-year-old teen wants a divorce from his wife. But Cummins' sister, Daphne Quinn, told NBC News on Sunday that she believed her brother had far less nefarious intentions.

National Macron Expected to Win Run-Off Against Le Pen With 61% of Votes
Author: 0 Macron Expected to Win Run-Off Against Le Pen With 61% of Votes

French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, center, next to Mourad Franck Papazian, left, co-president of France's Armenian Organizations Coordination Council (CCAF), right, pay respect during a ceremony marking 10. Le Pen, visiting the Rungis wholesale market outside Paris on Tuesday, said the French government must promote meat from France. Le Pen was booed by some workers in the fruits and vegetables section.

National Arrest made in Transylvania University machete attack on campus
Author: 0 Arrest made in Transylvania University machete attack on campus

Lexington police say another woman was treated at the scene. People inside the cafe ran out and Adkins ran out as well, where he was stopped by campus police officers after a brief struggle and taken into custody, Middleton said. The victim was "safe and her family is with her at UK Hospital", Transylvania University President Seamus Carey said. A later tweet by Transylvania announced that Friday's classes have been canceled, and other buildings are being secured.

National What is the Titans' biggest draft need?
Author: 0 What is the Titans' biggest draft need?

Davis, who is 6-foot-3, 215 pounds, is the all-time leading receiver in FBS history with 5,285 yards, including more than 1,400 each of the past three seasons. The Bengals are in the same situation as the Chargers, and going with defense would have made more sense instead of drafting Ross , who had 81 catches for 1,150 yards and 17 touchdowns a year ago at Washington.

National Speaker Ryan: House Won't Rush to Repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 Speaker Ryan: House Won't Rush to Repeal Obamacare

Trump also wants to revive a troubled health measure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Asked if a health bill could pass as Congress tries to avert a government shutdown, the president said , "I think we'll get both". The White House is anxious to pass legislation quickly, partly because Mr Trump will probably hit his 100th day in office without a having signed a major piece of legislation.