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National Columbia's Treece joins mayors across country in fighting climate change
Author: 0 Columbia's Treece joins mayors across country in fighting climate change

Mayor Lydia Lavelle has joined 211 USA mayors committed to upholding the Paris Climate Accord despite President Donald Trump's announced withdrawal. "As Mayors, we commit to protecting the planet that we will leave to the next generations, finding innovative solutions for renewable energy and working so that our communities are kept free of hazardous emissions".

Author: 0 New raids, 'several' arrests over London attack

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the London attacks . The message sent out on an encrypted messaging app urged attackers to "gain benefit from Ramadan" and "kill the civilians of the Crusaders". His friend applied a tourniquet, she said, explaining she'd like to find the two police officers who helped stem his bleeding and transported him to the hospital.

Author: 0 Six Arab Nations Cut Ties with Qatar

Gas-rich Doha, which has long exercised an independent streak in its foreign policy, last month denied comments which appeared on its official news agency questioning United States hostility towards Iran. "The Philippines is not a party to the dispute and our bilateral ties with Qatar remain unaffected", PAL spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said. Qatar has also hosted talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

Author: 0 Islamic State claims responsibility for London terror attack

Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a stark assessment of the threat facing the United Kingdom, saying that although there was no direct link between the three incidents, "terrorism breeds terrorism". Grande and other stars performed Sunday night at a benefit concert for victims under tight security in Manchester. Britain was already on high alert following the recent attack on a concert by U.S.

National Alabama inmate fights to halt execution, 'won't give up'
Author: 0 Alabama inmate fights to halt execution, 'won't give up'

They say he requested a photo of his family to be in the execution room, which will be granted. Three juries had found Arthur guilty of shooting Troy Wicker to death in his sleep. His defence has asked for modern DNA testing on the wig the killer wore, arguing the prosecution's case would "fall apart" if it shows someone else's DNA.

National House gives final OK to its budget; talks with Senate next
Author: 0 House gives final OK to its budget; talks with Senate next

Majority support from House Democrats would have been enough to pass both bills. It's unclear how this would work in practice, but Democratic aides in both chambers said they are discussing possible strategies to tie the debt ceiling to blocking tax cuts.

National Powerball jackpot now $375 million
Author: 0 Powerball jackpot now $375 million

Two tickets were sold in Florida and the others were sold in NY and Ohio. The jackpot for Wednesday grows to an annuity value of $375 million with a cash value of $235.4 million. with a jackpot of $1 million. Six Match 3 plus Powerball with Power Play tickets were sold, worth $400. The multi-state game's jackpot was last won on April 1 when a anonymous player from Arizona scored a $36.4 million cash award.

National 1 arrested after Detroit officer shooting that left suspect dead
Author: 0 1 arrested after Detroit officer shooting that left suspect dead

Police arrested one suspect and are seeking another - who stole guns from the scene - after a robbery-turned-shoot-out Sunday night that left a policeman in critical condition, police said. "We see where a suspect is running to the officer with his arm extended, holding a weapon and at some point there is a gun battle between the off-duty officer and the suspect", said Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

National Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump

Conway said the outcome at the high court "is what actually matters". In a series of Monday morning tweets, Trump says the Justice Department "should have stayed" with his first executive order aimed at temporarily halting entry to the US from a half-dozen Muslim majority countries.

National Police says suspect in 3 Indiana deaths may be heading to Missouri
Author: 0 Police says suspect in 3 Indiana deaths may be heading to Missouri

State police say the Washington County sheriff's department performed a welfare check Sunday afternoon at a home after getting a phone call from a concerned person. Richard Lee Burton Junior, 46, who was residing at the residence was considered a person of interest. It's believed Burton cold be headed to Missouri, Texas, or Tennessee.

National Oklahoma beats Oregon 4-2 to reach softball title series
Author: 0 Oklahoma beats Oregon 4-2 to reach softball title series

They were 30-something and 0, and they're very, very good. "If you want to prevent things like that from happening again, you've got to keep it fresh on their mind". "Our season is on the line - we all know it - so we play like it". "She just did a fantastic job, probably one of the best games she's thrown this year", OR coach Mike White said.

Author: 0 Weather Forecast: Nice end to the week

Those chances continue for Tuesday , but much like Monday , most of us will remain dry. Saturday a weak cold front comes through the area to relieve us of some of that humidity. This will bring drier air and slightly cooler air to our area. Clouds will also be clearing, keeping the rain chances from going up. Thursday: Mostly sunny skies return with highs in the middle to upper 70s.

National More than 1500 injured in panic after soccer game
Author: 0 More than 1500 injured in panic after soccer game

We will remind, real Madrid beat Juventus 4:1 in the final of the Champions League for the first time in the history of the second year in a row became the victor of the tournament. At a certain point, hundreds ran in a near-stampede from the square's center. Some of the injuries occurred after a railing around the entrance to an underground auto park beneath the square gave way under the weight of the crush.

Author: 0 More details about London attack revealed as probe "making progress"

British Prime Minister Theresa May blamed "evil" Islamist ideology and vowed to crackdown on extremist content online worldwide, as police detained 11 people following two raids in east London . The attackers, wielding blades and knives, then ran down a set of stairs into Borough Market where they stabbed people in several different restaurants.

National Vanderbilt thumps St. John's 13-4 in NCAA baseball tourney
Author: 0 Vanderbilt thumps St. John's 13-4 in NCAA baseball tourney

The top-seeded Tigers (42-20) and No. 2 seed Commodores (35-23-1) play Monday with the victor advancing to the super regionals. Chase Pinder's two-out double in the first inning scored Seth Beer. That could be a tall order with how the Commodores are swinging the bats. In the biggest start of his career, Jackson, the Tigers' midweek starter, pitched one of the best games in program history.

National Massive tornado touches down in Calgary, drivers barely notice
Author: 0 Massive tornado touches down in Calgary, drivers barely notice

Early reports suggest no injuries or damage from the tornado, which grew from a long line of afternoon storms that swept across the centre of the province. Cecilia Wessels wasn't the only resident of Three Hills, Alberta, to capture the two-toned tornado as it swirled through the small town last Friday.

National Game Words with Friends adds Trump's 'covfefe' to its list
Author: 0 Game Words with Friends adds Trump's 'covfefe' to its list

Around 0945 GMT, the mysterious tweet was deleted . At 0910 GMT Trump's " covfefe " tweet had more than 120,000 retweets and had been shared 39,000 times, as per to Twitter figures. In case you still don't know what we are talking about, this is Trump's tweet. "It's more helpful to give spelling suggestions for similarly spelled words as an answer in our online dictionary (for example, looking up tomorow will bring up a suggestion for tomorrow)".

National US, India spar over Trump's Paris climate pact withdrawal
Author: 0 US, India spar over Trump's Paris climate pact withdrawal

The Paris Agreement , which was signed in 2015, involves almost 200 countries with a goal to limit global warming well below two degrees Celcius above pre-industrial levels. Relations between India and China have been volatile. India had formally applied for NSG membership in May 2016. The country has been demanding a non-discriminatory solution applicable to all non-Non-Proliferation Treaty signatory countries.

Author: 0 Trump raps Justice appeal in travel ban case

The White House on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to immediately reinstate the ban , which the administration has described as an effort to protect the country from terrorists. Only days ago, Trump went to the Supreme Court in a last-ditch attempt to revive his so-called "Muslim ban" , after failed appeals. If the Supreme Court decides to hear the case, arguments would not commence until the Fall 2017 term.

National Trump may not block Comey testimony at key public hearing
Author: 0 Trump may not block Comey testimony at key public hearing

Will he directly contradict the story that the White House , including Trump , has told? Trump's known to change his mind on major issues. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they did not want to be identified discussing a decision that had not been announced.

National Malaysia Airlines cockpit attacker checked out of psychiatric facility day before flight
Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines cockpit attacker checked out of psychiatric facility day before flight

He did not enter pleas. A Sri Lankan man living in Australia has been charged today after he allegedly threatened to blow up Malaysia Airline Flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur , China's Xinhua news agency reported. "I thought the plane was going to go down, I thought the bomb was going to go off, I really did think I was going to die". "Literally he was eyeball to eyeball with me saying he was going to blow the plane up", he said.

National President Trump will not name Federal Bureau of Investigation director before overseas trip
Author: 0 President Trump will not name Federal Bureau of Investigation director before overseas trip

And asked if Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-independent senator from CT was his top pick, Trump said yes. Trump met with Lieberman Wednesday and found him "agreeable", a source said. Bush's Iraq invasion as well as his 2008 endorsement of John McCain , the GOP's presidential nominee that year. After leaving the Senate , Lieberman joined the law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres, & Friedman , where he is a senior counsel.

Author: 0 Putin suggests U.S. hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russian Federation

The trailer features footage of Stone's meetings with Putin, including the director telling the president that Americans believe the Russian government is as "bad" as the USA when it comes to surveillance. Vladimir Putin has had what's being described by NBC as "a fascinating conversation" with the network's new host, Megyn Kelly, in which they discussed "a range of subjects, from sanctions to Syria", as well as Moscow's alleged meddling in United States politics.

Author: 0 Following London Terror Attacks, Security Experts Say Travel Ban is Not Solution

Meanwhile, in In the United States, Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to chastise the courts for taking away "our rights" while touting the importance his controversial travel ban as an "extra level of safety". As the administration takes the case to the highest court in the land, it has a vested interest in downplaying the issue as a ban, because, of course, framed as a ban targeted towards Muslims would clearly be unconstitutional and could hurt the outcome of the case.

Author: 0 Flashback: London Mayor Slams Trump's 'Ignorant' View Of Islam

The terror attack was the third in Britain since late March following a similar incident on March 22 near Parliament on Westminster Bridge and a bombing at a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester on May 22. The friend said that the man, who was reportedly born in Pakistan but raised in the United Kingdom, had been watching videos of an American hate preacher named Ahmad Musa Jibril and that when they had spoken about an attack he had justified it, "that day I realised I needed ...

Author: 0 Trump Appears Unlikely to Hinder Comey's Testimony About Russia Inquiry

Much like the problems for executive privilege created by Trump's possibly waiving his office's exclusive right, however, the president's repeated public mentions of the matter may also make issuing a restraining order - let alone requesting one - legally hard, if not impossible.

Author: 0 Light winds postpone America's Cup racing in Bermuda

Back came Emirates Team New Zealand , the Kiwi boat showing superior speed upwind, which, allied to canny course management, allowed Burling to close the gap and move in front. The challenger with the fewest points at the end of the qualifiers will not go through to the next semi-final round. That gives the USA team a point in the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, the final round of the events taking place now in Bermuda.

National Cavaliers trying to adjust on both ends after Game 1 loss
Author: 0 Cavaliers trying to adjust on both ends after Game 1 loss

You will be seeing that video a lot . But in all honesty, even if they did make a bunch more, it might not have mattered. LeBron James submitted a triple-double - 29 points, 14 assists, 11 rebounds - to lead the Cavaliers . Judging by the video clips posted, as the game went on, it seemed that Rihanna started heckling Durant . "He wants to do it so bad, and I'd love for him to do it", Brown said to ESPN .

National Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial
Author: 0 Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

However, it hardly mattered Sunday as Dufner captured the Memorial Tournament with a bogey-free back nine to cap off a final-round 4-under 68. Bubba Watson continued his return to form with a third-round 67 at The Memorial, which included an encounter with a heckler on the final hole.

Author: 0 Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case

Spanier and two other former university administrators were each sentenced Friday to at least two months in jail for failing to alert authorities to a 2001 allegation against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky , a decision that enabled the now-convicted serial predator to continue molesting boys.

Author: 0 House intel panel approves subpoenas for Trump lawyer, former top aide

Cohen & Associates. A senior House Republican aide noted Friday that Nunes never promised to "recuse" himself - citing the legal definition of the word - and added that Nunes, who is still the chairman of the House intelligence committee, has a duty to investigate whether U.S.

Author: 0 Al Franken: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey to Quash Russia Probe

Kellyanne Conway raised the prospect that the White House may try to invoke executive privilege over Comey's conversations with Trump . Comey is scheduled to participate in a hotly anticipated open hearing before the Senate intelligence committee next Thursday.

National 'Insatiable' Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe
Author: 0 'Insatiable' Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe

The Spanish giants won the 2017 Champions League by defeating Juventus 4-1 in the final on Saturday. The post has now been liked by 1.9 million people and has Semedo wearing a Real Madrid shirt, seemingly signed by the star man himself.

Author: 0 Smith, Machado HRs get Orioles started in 3-2 win over Bosox

The O's called on him in the seventh inning and he allowed a home run to the second batter he saw - Benintendi, hitting his second of the game. Price has never lost in Baltimore , and his career record is 7-0. ROYALS 12, INDIANS 5: In Kansas City, Missouri, Lorenzo Cain capped a six-run fifth inning with a two-run homer and Jason Hammel settled down after a shaky start as Kansas City routed Cleveland.

National Partisan crowds are part of sport, says Mladenovic
Author: 0 Partisan crowds are part of sport, says Mladenovic

And as Muguruza walked to the locker room after her defeat, she wagged a finger toward the stands as if to say, "Tsk, tsk!" This will be Mladenovic's second grand slam quarterfinal appearance, and she hopes to make her first career grand slam semifinal.

Author: 0 Music stars unite in Manchester as fans face down fears

The hastily-organised " One Love Manchester " event became one of the biggest single gatherings of musical talent this year, as stars lined-up for the concert dedicated to the 22 people killed and 116 injured, many of them children. Rachel Jea, 32, said she was at Grande's previous Manchester concert and felt it was important to attend Sunday's show to regain trust after the bombing.

National Trump filed for an extension on his 2016 tax return
Author: 0 Trump filed for an extension on his 2016 tax return

President Donald Trump filed for an extension on his 2016 tax return, the White House said Saturday. The proposal would eliminate most tax breaks for the wealthy but keep such popular deductions as mortgage interest, charitable donations and retirement savings.

National Warriors, LeBron have streaks to watch in Game 2
Author: 0 Warriors, LeBron have streaks to watch in Game 2

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr returned to the sidelines and is coaching the Warriors for Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers . Assistant coach Mike Brown has been coaching the team in his absence. The 13-0 Warriors are on a roll and matched a Finals low with only four turnovers, and if Klay Thompson finds his shooting touch at last it could be another tough day on defense for the Cavs.

Author: 0 World leaders push back after Trump withdraws from climate pact

Mr Trump indicated he was open to another climate deal "on terms that are fair to the United States" but the leaders of France, Germany and Italy quickly issued a joint statement rejecting any renegotiation. $3tn in lost GDP and 6.5 million jobs - while rival economies like China and India were treated more favourably. A powerful economy like the USA showing its back to what is arguably the most important issue facing humanity is condemnable.

Author: 0 Vice President Pence gives commencement speech at Notre Dame, dozens walk out

Ricketts told IndyStar that those protests played a factor into how they organized their walkout. Protesters are using the hashtag #WalkOutND to bring awareness to the plans. "Consider showing solidarity with these groups by joining" the walk-out. Earlier in the ceremony, Caleb Joshua Pine - the student who provided the valedictory speech - urged a "stand against the scapegoating of Muslims" and criticised Trump's push to build a wall along the USA border with Mexico.

National Celebrate 2017 National Doughnut Day With Free Treats
Author: 0 Celebrate 2017 National Doughnut Day With Free Treats

The Army will partner with Yummy's Donut Palace for the event. When it comes to freebies in the donut world, no one does it better than Krispy Kreme . While Pi (e) Day on March 14 has come and passed, a lesser known "holiday" for sweet tooth connoisseurs everywhere is just around the corner. Dunkin' Donuts , multiple locations, offers a free classic doughnut with purchase of a beverage (while supplies last).