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Author: 0 'All Gave Some, Some Gave All': America Commemorates Memorial Day

Some recent statistics (as of April 2017)? The five New Jersey veterans who died of cancer after being exposed to the powerful chemical mixture were: Kenneth Felci, 61, of Middletown, who died September 8, 2008; George Goebel, 70, of Atco, who died May 23, 2014; Dean Hoaglad, 63, of Lambertville, who died June 22, 2012; Lawrence Schnitzer, 70, of Red Bank, who died December 6, 2014; and Richard Vance, 69, of Landing, who died June 16, 2016.

National 5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend
Author: 0 5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend

A 34-year-old man was shot about 5 a.m.in the South Shore neighborhood. The boy was shot in the back on the 1600 block of South St. Louis on Sunday evening. A 26-year old man was shot in the shoulder and an 18-year old male suffered a graze wound on his shoulder. A 52-year-old man was killed in a domestic-related shooting at 1:32 p.m.

National Portland stabbing latest: Mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally
Author: 0 Portland stabbing latest: Mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally

A man facing murder charges after he stabbed and killed two people and injured another on a MAX train has a history of run-ins with law enforcement and is a self-proclaimed white supremacist. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was booked on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in the attack. Christian will make his first court appearance in the case Tuesday, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney.

National Community honors fallen service members on Memorial Day
Author: 0 Community honors fallen service members on Memorial Day

Close to 300 veterans and veteran supporters filled the William O. Beach Civic Hall Monday for the annual Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony. They were married for more than 60 years. "Memorial Day is essentially the one day that we should remember all veterans that are no longer with us, whether that is from combat, everyday accidents or just the natural course of life with people dying of old age", Wilson told DiversityInc .

National Jury Selection In Cosby Case Completed
Author: 0 Jury Selection In Cosby Case Completed

He goes on trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004. The jurors selected earlier this week included a black woman who said she knew only "basic information" about the case, a white man who initially expressed a tendency to believe police and two people who said they don't read or watch the news.

National Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day
Author: 0 Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

Once in the USA, soldiers were held in reverence across the land, as men and women who chose to defend their country and its ideals, but in recent years, with anti-war movements and the like, many look down on those who chose to serve as instruments of destruction, and puppets of an aggressive government.

National Trump Uses 9/11 Memorial to Harangue NATO Allies
Author: 0 Trump Uses 9/11 Memorial to Harangue NATO Allies

Trump left Brussels Thursday to go to the Italian town of Taormina in Sicily to attend a Group of Seven leading nations summit on Friday and Saturday. The address created one of several awkward moments, as several leaders including Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel could be seen grimacing and rolling their eyes.

Author: 0 Binghamton remembers fallen soldiers during 150th Memorial Day parade

Year after year, Holz hopes these celebrations continue so we never forget those we've lost. "So it's an emotional time". "He served our country", said Zakeegan Lennette of Jennings. I feel honored to be involved in Memorial Day services". A number of ceremonies were held across Delmarva to remember and honor the fallen men and women who served our country.

Author: 0 Shot-shy Penguins survive rally to claim Stanley Cup opener

The Nashville Predators are racing towards the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins this week, and the Lipscomb Bisons, although young, capped off this past season with a strong 4-2 victory over MTSU. Because deep down I have always believed the Penguins are at their best and most frustrating when they are the team on the counter attack. "For me, that's such an important part of my routine, just kind of being able to settle down and get my mind right".

National Trump Dismisses Reports on Kushner, Leaks as 'Fake News'
Author: 0 Trump Dismisses Reports on Kushner, Leaks as 'Fake News'

After returning late Saturday from his first foreign trip as president, Trump geared up to combat concerns over his advisers' ties to Russian Federation, including explosive reports about Jared Kushner , his indispensable aide-de-camp. It begins with the start of Trump's presidency, when he has few accomplishments or good will to fall back on, and when the White House is already riven with internal divisions and leaks.

National Trump hits out at fake news following Kushner reports
Author: 0 Trump hits out at fake news following Kushner reports

The Senate and House Intelligence committees also are investigating, but not with an eye to bringing criminal charges. The best news for the White House this week may be that Congress is out of session, meaning no new hearings on issues such as the Russian Federation probe or the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey earlier this month.

National Honoring a fallen veteran with CrossFit
Author: 0 Honoring a fallen veteran with CrossFit

About 50 people turned out at the Jones Beach Coast Guard Station on Monday to participate in the Murph Challenge, a punishing workout inspired by the real-life fitness routine of the late Navy SEAL Lt. 'My hands are shaking, ' said Chris, as an out of breath John laughed beside him. They're doing just that with "The Murph Challenge.' It's a workout that's dedicated to a highly decorated Navy SEAL for his actions in Afghanistan".

National Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start
Author: 0 Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start

Instead, a combination of injuries and surprisingly ineffective play have left NY near the bottom of every major pitching category. Matz has not made a major league appearance this season after being diagnosed with elbow inflammation near the end of spring training.

Author: 0 Four facts about the history of Memorial Day

Today marks the third day of a long holiday weekend that usually kicks off the summer vacation season here in the mountains of southern West Virginia and Southwest Virginia. local time on Memorial Day each year as the National Moment of Remembrance. The United States created an all-volunteer military shortly after all of its combat forces had withdrawn from Vietnam in 1973.

Author: 0 Did Memorial Day originate in SC?

This Memorial Day, the Vietnam Veterans of America, Clermont County Chapter 649 is honoring fallen soldiers who made the greatest sacrifice for our country, starting at 6 a.m. "It's not happy", said Rene Kicklighter, 37, who retired from the Army National Guard. It began with the Civil War. By the early 20th century, the holiday had evolved to honor all military members who died in service.

Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

The latest reports says Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team. "This is off-the-map", former CIA Director Michael Hayden told CNN this weekend. Pressed on Kushner's non-government position at the time of the effort, Kelly double down.

National Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect's extreme views eyed
Author: 0 Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect's extreme views eyed

One of the young women was black and the other was wearing a hijab, according to witnesses. All three men were stabbed viciously in the throat by a suspect police identified as Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35. Police said detectives are looking at Christian's background, "including the information publicly available about the suspect's extremist ideology".

Author: 0 Tiger Woods Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Florida

A police report then showed that a Florida trooper who suspected Woods was driving under the influence sought a subpoena for the golfer's blood test results from the hospital, but prosecutors rejected the petition for insufficient information.

National Maryland student accused of murder denied house arrest request
Author: 0 Maryland student accused of murder denied house arrest request

Gordon Johnson, who runs the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in Baltimore, answered Mitchell's call for help investigating the stabbing as a possible hate crime after authorities learned that Urbanski was added to the "Alt-Reich: Nation" Facebook group by an administrator in February.

Author: 0 White House adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

President Jimmy Carter , flanked by Secretary of State Cyrus, right, and his advisor on foreign policy, Zbigniew Brzezinski , left, walk toward a waiting helicopter to fly to the nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Brzezinski characteristically favored military action to free the 52 American hostages and punish Iran . Brzezinski's climb to the top of the foreign policy community began at Canada's McGill University, where he earned degrees in economics and political science.

National British officials scold the U.S. for leaking intelligence on the Manchester attack
Author: 0 British officials scold the U.S. for leaking intelligence on the Manchester attack

A woman places flowers at a memorial for the victims of a suicide attack at a concert by Ariana Grande that killed more than 20 people Monday night in central Manchester, Britain, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. She vowed that the attack would not change that. Shows Thursday and Friday in London were canceled, along with concerts through June 5 in Belgium, Poland, Germany and Switzerland.

Author: 0 USA considering ban on laptops on all global flights

Just three days after US president Donald Trump's visit to Brussels, the USA homeland security secretary John Kelly has said he may ban laptop computers and large devices in the cabins of all global flights. But none wants an incident aboard one of its aeroplanes. We know more than most. Any expansion of the ban will force millions of plane passengers to either pack their laptop and other devices into their hold luggage, or, if they'd prefer not to risk damage or theft by placing it in ...

Author: 0 Fallen soldiers remembered at Memorial Day ceremonies

It's the 18th year the cemetery has held this Memorial Day ceremony - where more than 11,000 veterans and spouses have been laid to rest. The Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville is resting place for about 3,000 veterans. "I come out here to honor our fallen veterans and wear my uniform", said Joseph Cronin. I think it's just a holiday to barbecue. "Not as a day of solemn mourning, but a day of reverent celebration dedicated to their character, their strength and moral ...

Author: 0 Families Honor Fallen Veterans

All Americans owe a debt - a debt of gratitude - to those who served their country in the military. The impressive dedication was made possible by volunteers and donations. He buys groups of 200 flags to keep replacement costs low. Families of deceased veterans donated the flags, which once draped over the caskets or cremation urns.

Author: 0 Memorial Day Ceremony held at Bonaventure Cemetery

Signs of freedom and sacrifice were present in hundreds of American flags posted throughout downtown Columbus. "It's in memory of the fallen people who never returned to the United States.its a great country to live in". It soothed the struggles I'd had with the loss of so many friends and teammates throughout this war. For the past two years, the group has also cleaned, repaired and replaced more than 200 headstones and grave markers of Civil War veterans in Porter County cemeteries.

Author: 0 State representative calls for lynchings, then apologizes

Gunn said he heard about Oliver's Facebook post late Sunday and called Oliver early Monday and told him to apologize . The bill stated that Alabama lawmakers would be prohibited from "the relocation, removal, alteration, renaming or other disturbance of any architecturally significant building, memorial building, memorial street, or monument that has stood on public property for 40 or more years".

Author: 0 Local veteran shares his thoughts on Memorial Day

Not only was the war of 1812 fought there, this is the anniversary of when the British-Canadian force launched an attack on Sackets Harbor. "Two hundred four years ago to the day, Sackets Harbor was the site of a major battle in the War of 1812", said guest speaker Lt.

National 10-Year-Old Boy Flies Off Giant Waterslide in California
Author: 0 10-Year-Old Boy Flies Off Giant Waterslide in California

The boy walked away with just scratches and received medical treatment at the park. As for the Emerald Plunge , workers are considering an increase in water pressure to slow riders down. "We're not going to open it until we know what happened", Smith said. Despite some grumblings about water use, park officials assured residents that the city was being "extremely water conscious" with the project.

Author: 0 Donald Trump hails heroes at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day

President Donald Trump paid tribute on Memorial Day to the men and women who have died in combat, saying they "all share one title in common and that is the title of 'hero'". The President's first Memorial Day address comes as his administration is pushing back against reports his son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner tried to set up secret communications with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Kishwaukee Cemetery service to honor fallen Veterans

She began yelling and crying knowing her son had died while serving his country . Avendano said about what Memorial Day means to him. Hundreds gathered in Fayetteville for the annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Her husband is now in the Army Reserves and she said her family knows how fortunate they are, so placing flowers is the least they can do. James Lemon, a World War II vet, attended the ceremony.

National 'Remember their courage'... Groups, veterans gather for Killeen Memorial Day ceremony
Author: 0 'Remember their courage'... Groups, veterans gather for Killeen Memorial Day ceremony

Hundreds gathered for the ceremony, and paid their respects throughout the cemetery. People visit gravesites at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. Her husband is now in the Army Reserves and she said her family knows how fortunate they are, so placing flowers is the least they can do. The traditional role call of deceased veterans, decorating of the respective crosses, and a 21-gun salute was conducted in honor of those soldiers who gave their lives defending the United ...

Author: 0 Words you'll hear: Memorial Day dos and don'ts

We asked one attendee her opinion on the matter. I think this is what our fallen would have wanted. Warren had never met the men, but said that doesn't matter. And a somber reminder that's is honored and not celebrated through the United States. Music, a gun salute and heartfelt words reverberated across Santaquin City Cemetery as families stood bunched around headstones of veteran family members, which bore flags to mark the occasion.

Author: 0 Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

The sun broke through the clouds as the president's motorcade crossed Memorial Bridge over the Potomac River on the way to the cemetery. Civil War reenactors in full uniform marched, led the Pledge of Allegiance, and performed a 21 gun salute.

Author: 0 Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack

The men who had intervened were viciously attacked, police said. All are being hailed as heroes. Witness Rachel Macy told CBS affiliate KOIN she had been with Meche in his final moments on the train. He ranted how he was a nihilist. Christian is a known right wing extremist and white supremacist . In a post from April 19, Christian praised the Oklahoma City bomber, writing, "May all the Gods Bless Timothy McVeigh a TRUE PATRIOT! ".

National Macron says long handshake with Trump was
Author: 0 Macron says long handshake with Trump was "not innocent"

The centrist European leader also likened Trump's diplomatic approach to those of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Other recent polls have also suggested Macron's party would displace the left-wing Socialists as the largest party in the lower house of parliament.

National A Memorial Day tribute
Author: 0 A Memorial Day tribute

In 1868, May 30 was the date officially selected as Decoration Day and ceremonies were held at cemeteries all over the country. Memorial Day is about remembering those who died for our freedom. One of the first occurred April 25, 1866, in Columbus, Miss., when a group of women visited a cemetery to decorate the graves of Confederate soldiers who died in battle at Shiloh.

National Germany's Merkel is a 'deeply convinced Atlanticist' - spokesman
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel is a 'deeply convinced Atlanticist' - spokesman

By Monday a spokesman for the German Chancellor said she was still "deeply committed" to Germany's relationship with the USA, but maintained she would not hold back from offering a critical view when necessary. But she was quick to add that of course, there should still be accord with friendly neighboring countries such as Great Britain , the United States and other nations, including Russian Federation, if needed.

National Abbott promises special session announcement
Author: 0 Abbott promises special session announcement "later this week"

Dan Patrick had named those issues priorities in the homestretch, and Patrick has pushed for a special session on them. It is widely expected that Abbott will call lawmakers back into session for a short-turnaround meeting - possibly just a few days in duration - to pass a bill continuing the operations of the Texas Medical Board and four related regulatory agencies.

National Manchester attack probe: 16 people in detention
Author: 0 Manchester attack probe: 16 people in detention

A 23-year-old man was arrested in the southern coastal town of Shoreham-by-Sea, more than 400km from Manchester , on Monday over the attack claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group. "In the past five days we have gathered significant information about Abedi, his associates, his finances, the places he had been, how the device was built and the wider conspiracy", the statement said.

National Scattered afternoon rain possible on Memorial Day
Author: 0 Scattered afternoon rain possible on Memorial Day

Most of the rain activity should dwindle by the mid morning hours. The rest of the week will remain stormy: Tuesday will continue with clouds and cooler weather. The highs should be in the low to mid 70s, but will be shooting for 70 - an improvement from Monday , but still lagging. Highs will land in the upper 70s to 80 degrees by early or mid afternoon.

National Mother to victims: 'You will always be our hero'
Author: 0 Mother to victims: 'You will always be our hero'

A tearful teenage girl shared her gratitude with reporters on Saturday, a day after a white supremacist fatally stabbed two men who stepped in while he was harassing her and her friend, allegedly because he thought they were Muslim. "Christian, who had previously expressed bigoted views about race and religion on social media, slashed at all three men's necks, killing both Best and Namkai-Meche".

National Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis
Author: 0 Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis

While North Korea regularly tests shorter range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States mainland. South Korea has complained that some of is companies doing business in China have faced discrimination in retaliation for the system's deployment. North Korea said it was a test of its capability to carry a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead", drawing Security Council condemnation.

National Hudson native qualifies for NCAA Championships
Author: 0 Hudson native qualifies for NCAA Championships

This year's Championship meet will take place between June 7th through June 10th in Eugene, Oregon at historic Hayward Field. This is Imer's first trip to the NCAA Track and Field Championships. The Javelin Final will take place on the first day of competition. The Cleveland, Okla. native earned his second All-America honors of the school year after being named NCAA Division II Cross Country All-America in November.

Author: 0 Vettel wins in Monaco to extend his F1 lead

However Vettel stayed out longer before making his pit stop, and came back out just ahead of Raikkonen. Vettel denied that the team had any kind of pre-race plan to ensure that he was prioritized for victory because he carried the team's hopes of winning the drivers' championship.

National No laptop ban extension on Europe-US flights - for now
Author: 0 No laptop ban extension on Europe-US flights - for now

The Washington Post on Monday reported that President Donald Trump revealed to Russia's foreign minister and ambassador closely held intelligence from a USA partner about an Islamic State terrorist plot to use laptops as possible weapons aboard commercial aircraft.

Author: 0 Republican candidate charged with assault on reporter wins special Montana election

Gianforte's apology contradicts the statement his campaign released Wednesday evening blaming the incident on "aggressive behavior from a liberal journalist". As has been common in this year's special elections and last year's presidential race, the Republican candidate did especially well in rural areas, and ran ahead of his losing numbers in the 2016 gubernatorial race (though also well behind Donald Trump's performance) in much of the state.