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Author: 0 Pvt. Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

Chelsea Manning has been released from a Kansas military prison after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence for leaking classified government materials to WikiLeaks. Manning has been lauded as a hero by some and decried as a traitor by others, including President Donald Trump. She also leaked documents related to detainees at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay and some 250,000 State Department cables.

National Home of A$AP Rocky Burglarized by Armed Suspects
Author: 0 Home of A$AP Rocky Burglarized by Armed Suspects

One man displayed a handgun and forced her to let them into the home, she said. The robbers "grabbed the woman, took her around the house" while they found the Harlem native's cash and jewels. As for his cousin, we are told she was uninjured. The men then asked the woman to open a safe, Herrera said. Law enforcement reportedly suspect that A$AP was the target and the robbery was not a "random hit".

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Author: 0 "Anonymous sources" now more credible than the White House

Sergey Kislyak. Trump fired Comey last week. Trump insisted that because the intelligence had to do with terrorism and airline safety, which is to say the ISIS laptop bomb plot, there were valid "humanitarian reasons" to share that intelligence with Russian Federation to allow them to step up their defenses against an ISIS attack.

National Young Girl Dies After Being Pulled from Lake Michigan in Rogers Park
Author: 0 Young Girl Dies After Being Pulled from Lake Michigan in Rogers Park

First responders eventually located the girl, identified as Tianna Hollinside, around 10:45 a.m. after 45 minutes under the water with the help of the CPD Marine Unit. "I feel really bad that it happened". We've pulled people out before because kids will play in here a lot and the currents will wash them around. It was not immediately clear how the girl got into the water, but authorities said the current and wind made conditions hard for swimming.

National Stormzy donates thousands to help British student go to Harvard
Author: 0 Stormzy donates thousands to help British student go to Harvard

The final year student wrote on her Crowdfunder page: "As a young black woman, from an inner city, working class background, this is such an incredible opportunity". Stormzy hasn't officially commented on his donation but has agreed to go for a "thank you chicken" at Nando's with one of the campaign's supporters.

National DEP Issues Code Orange Air Quality Alert For Wednesday
Author: 0 DEP Issues Code Orange Air Quality Alert For Wednesday

High ozone levels also can aggravate existing conditions and lead to increased potential for illness in this sensitive group. These conditions will transport air pollution from the I-95 corridor into the state over the next two days. DEEP tracks air quality and pollution across CT for ozone from May 1 through September 30 every year. As a result, the city issued " Knozone Air Quality Action Days " through Tuesday.

National Marijuana, casinos and labor savings among budget ideas
Author: 0 Marijuana, casinos and labor savings among budget ideas

The amendment was drawn up last Friday morning during a two-hour recess called by Republicans, leading to a 3 a.m. vote. Republican House leaders say their revised budget ensures every CT community will receive an increase in local school funding.

National Reporter faces sanctions over video of 'Bachelor' court case
Author: 0 Reporter faces sanctions over video of 'Bachelor' court case

A judge must now accept his written arraignment or Soules will still have to attend his scheduled open court arraignment, which is set to take place on May 23. Former "Bachelor" Chris Soules is placing himself in the "not guilty" column after being involved in a fatal vehicle crash in Iowa on April 24. His lawyers recently argued that he didn't flee the scene, pointing out that he called 911 after the collision and identified himself.

Author: 0 Jefferson Davis Statue No Longer Stands In New Orleans03:44

Following demonstrations and lengthy legal wrangles, the statue is one of four monuments relating to the Confederacy that's in the process of being removed by the Louisiana city. "These monuments have stood not as historic or educational markers of our legacy of slavery and segregation, but in celebration of it", Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in a statement , according to CNN .

National White House Deemed Intel Trump Shared With Russians Too Sensitive for CNN
Author: 0 White House Deemed Intel Trump Shared With Russians Too Sensitive for CNN

On Tuesday, national security adviser General HR McMaster said the intelligence sharing was "wholly appropriate" and based on "open source reporting ". "At no time were any intelligence sources or methods discussed and no military operations were disclosed that were not already known publicly", he said at the time .

Author: 0 Senate Will Be the Real Fight for Republican Health Bill

Obamacare insurance is affordable for many people only if they select policies with enormous, ruinous deductibles. According to interviews with two dozen Republican senators and aides, the strategy is to bring together lawmakers with starkly different views, let them talk - and keep them talking until consensus is reached.

National Storm Team 12 Weather Alert Thursday: Severe Storms
Author: 0 Storm Team 12 Weather Alert Thursday: Severe Storms

A storm cloud is seen south of USA 8 east of Bruce as severe weather hits Rusk County. Showers will come to an end by early Tuesday morning. CHICAGO (AP) - Two people died and dozens were injured when tornadoes flattened a mobile home park in Wisconsin and a housing subdivision in Oklahoma during powerful spring storms that battered an area from the South Plains of Texas to the Great Lakes.

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning to Be Released From Prison

Breaking news update, posted at 5:20 a.m. PT: Chelsea Manning , the former Army intelligence analyst behind one of the largest leaks of classified information in U.S. Mr Assange called her release "an epic victory which I and many others have long sought". She was known as Bradley Manning before transitioning in prison.

Author: 0 GOP senators question whether Cornyn should get Federal Bureau of Investigation job

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, under consideration for the job of FBI Director, said Tuesday he has informed the Trump White House he plans to stay in the U.S. NPR reported Tuesday that Judge Merrick Garland , a novelty candidate for the post suggested by Utah senator Mike Lee and endorsed by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, has no intention to leave the bench.

Author: 0 Trump Just Said Not To Believe Anything Other White House Officials Say

Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein want Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign if no special prosecutor is named to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey in the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election. James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said the Founding Fathers created three co-equal branches of government with checks and balances, but with Trump as president, that was now "eroding".

Author: 0 Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

Trump's disclosure of the information threatened to fray that partnership and piled pressure on the White House to explain the apparently on-the-spot decision to reveal the information to Russian diplomats in a meeting last week. Republicans, caught off-guard, insisted they wanted to hear from Comey, who was sacked last week a day before Trump met in the Oval Office with the Russian diplomats.

Author: 0 Israel provided intelligence Trump shared with Russian Federation

Of course, the USA has had problematic intelligence situations with the rest of the world in the past. But she hints it will be discussed further. Even when intelligence is declassified, the government typically keeps secret the ways it acquired the intelligence.

National Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russian Federation

Peter Feaver, who was a National Security Council special adviser under President George W. Bush and a Trump critic during the campaign, said that GOP reservations about the then-candidate were twofold. Ryan spokesman Doug Andres says Ryan "hopes for a full explanation of the facts from the administration". Washington remains in uproar over what President Trump did or didn't reveal to the Russians.

Author: 0 Locally-based Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified

Department of Defense. "This tragedy is a testament to the commitment and sacrifice of our USA military colleagues who work closely with their Somali and other African counterparts every day to end the destruction inflicted upon the Somali people by Al-Shabaab", Schwartz said in a statement issued in Mogadishu .

National Saskatoon school leaders briefed on Netflix series '13 Reasons Why'
Author: 0 Saskatoon school leaders briefed on Netflix series '13 Reasons Why'

The county is already known as one of the top five counties for suicide in Colorado. The stomach-turning suicide scene has triggered criticism from some mental health advocates that it romanticizes suicide and even promoted many schools across the country to send warning letters to parents and guardians.

Author: 0 Senators to Trump: Turn over any tapes

The conversation occurred weeks after the Federal Bureau of Investigation interviewed Flynn regarding his contacts with the Russian Federation ambassador to the United States and after the acting attorney general, Sally Yates, warned the White House that Flynn had misled them about those conversations and could be vulnerable to blackmail.

National MLB Predictions: Is Sabathia worth backing when Yanks visit Royals? 5/16/17
Author: 0 MLB Predictions: Is Sabathia worth backing when Yanks visit Royals? 5/16/17

The loss halted Kansas City's four-game win streak, which included a three-game sweep of Baltimore last weekend in Kansas City. Pineda is 3-1 with a 2.63 ERA over his last six outings. In the seventh, the Royals loaded the bases with a double, a walk, and a infield single. In came Clippard, who got out of the jam. Through the first six innings, Sabathia didn't face much trouble.

Author: 0 Security Council condemns NKorea missile test

But if it was sacked at a standard trajectory , it would have a range of at least 4,000 km (2,500 miles), experts said . The radar of an advanced USA missile defense system in South Korea detected the launch of a North Korean ballistic missile two days ago, South Korea's defense minister told lawmakers on Tuesday.

National Garland has no interest in leaving judiciary for FBI, source says
Author: 0 Garland has no interest in leaving judiciary for FBI, source says

Perhaps this is finally the long-awaited inflection point when GOP leadership, in a moving display of courage and patriotism, decide to put the best interests of this country above their partisan agenda and forcefully condemn President Trump's extraordinary recklessness, which they can not in good faith ignore any longer.

National The X Files of Turkey & US: The conflict is out there
Author: 0 The X Files of Turkey & US: The conflict is out there

Kurdish media also report the factory is captured. "They are heavily involved in the fighting against ISIS". In an interview with the Financial Times last week, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim struck a more conciliatory tone after receiving assurances from U.S.

Author: 0 Republicans Restrained In Response To Trump Intelligence Sharing With Russia

The revelation that President Donald Trump reportedly disclosed highly sensitive information to Russian officials is raising questions among some allied intelligence agencies about the security of details they share with their U.S. How secret was the information which Donald Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office? "But the chaos that is being created by the lack of discipline — it's creating an environment that I think makes — it creates a worrisome environment".

Author: 0 McCarthy as Spicer Cruises NYC Streets on Mobile Podium

McCarthy impersonated White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on a motorized podium, a scene that was filmed on the streets of New York City in advance of Saturday's show. "Trump is innocent", she said. "Because he TOLD us so!" "Period.Then he hired lawyers to agree with him". McCarthy's return highly-anticipated return as Spicer involved riding a mechanized podium through the streets of NY, yelling at his possible replacement as she peeled apples onstage, and getting what most foreshadow as ...

National SDSU Men's Golf 13th at NCAA Regional
Author: 0 SDSU Men's Golf 13th at NCAA Regional

The eagle resulted in a five-shot swing from Badhwar's triple-bogey on the same hole one round prior. Senior Josh Lee is at even-par overall after shooting a 4-over 75 on Tuesday. SC may have already been through the gauntlet in women's tennis but now a NCAA Championship is on the line for the Gamecocks. Freshman Jamie Wilson and sophomore Will Miles each carded 3-over par 75s to lead the team.

Author: 0 United Nations chief condemns North Korea over missile launch

Pyongyang conducted two unauthorized nuclear test explosions last year and about two dozen rocket launches , in a years-long push to expand its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile capabilities. "We consider (the missile test) counter-productive, harmful and dangerous". What has North Korea been saying? The United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests, warning that the launches contributed to the development of nuclear weapons ...

Author: 0 Trump to dive into Mideast conflict on first presidential trip

Trump had said during his campaign he would move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, which would effectively recognize the city as Israel's capital. In a statement Sunday, Netanyahu said moving the embassy would "not only not harm the peace process, rather the opposite", according to The Washington Post.

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Author: 0 Mormons packing up camp and leaving the Boy Scouts

The Mormon Church is the Boy Scouts' largest partner - about 20 percent of Boy Scouts are Mormon. It's unknown how numerous Blue Mountain Council's scouts are part of the Varsity or Venturing programs. The decision is not because of the Boy Scouts' policies on LGBT inclusion, the church said in a statement . Like other conservative faiths, the Mormon church opposes gay marriage and teaches that being in a homosexual relationship is a sin.

National Sen. John Cornyn up for FBI Director Job
Author: 0 Sen. John Cornyn up for FBI Director Job

Cornyn is reportedly amongst a handful of candidates under consideration for the role and received strong praise from U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe. The others are Alice Fisher , a white-collar defence lawyer who previously led the Justice Department's criminal division, and Michael Garcia , a judge on the New York State Court of Appeals who previously served as the USA attorney for the Southern District of New York.

National Taylor Ups Her Preparation For Court Case
Author: 0 Taylor Ups Her Preparation For Court Case

In a testimony sent to the judge presiding over the case , chair and associate professor of women and gender studies at the University of Colorado Boulder Lorraine Bayard de Volo (who also has a PhD in political science), wrote that "Sexual harassment and assault are fundamentally motivated by the perpetrator's perceived need to assert power and to protect the perpetrator's status".

National Wilson School Board proposes 1.6 percent tax increase
Author: 0 Wilson School Board proposes 1.6 percent tax increase

If approved, the tax hike would be the fourth lowest in Chester County behind the Oxford, Great Valley and Downingtown school districts, finance director Christopher Gehris said at the May 8 budget meeting . The education fund will have a surplus of about $700,000, with a projected ending fund balance of about $5.2 million. These costs are contributing to a 1.2 percent increase in the budget.

Author: 0 Warner: Trump firing Comey has 'appearance' of quashing FBI's Russian Federation probe

The changing rationales the White House offered added an element of chaos to the president's action. "The president is the CEO of the country". "We don't want to pull the rug out from anyone", Johnson said. "If there are any tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over", Graham said. Sen. "We have got to make sure that these tapes, if they exist, don't mysteriously disappear", Warner said , adding that he hopes to have Comey testify in a public hearing before his committee.

Author: 0 Texas Joins Call for Convention of States to Reign In Washington

Among those measures are two proposals that would regulate bathroom access for transgender Texans - Senate Bill 6 and House Bill 2899. According to Fox News, the bill would fine local jurisdictions up to $25,000 per day for not complying with the law and local sheriffs could face jail time.

National Democrats Keep Pressure on Trump Over Comey Firing
Author: 0 Democrats Keep Pressure on Trump Over Comey Firing

At a minimum unethical", Schiff said Sunday on CBS News' "Face the Nation". "If he was then trying to impede the investigation in any way, maybe beyond unethical. In an interview broadcast Saturday on Fox News' "Justice with Judge Jeanine" the president said he chose to fire Comey before the Attorney General reviews, which essentially concluded the FBI director mishandled the agency's Hillary Clinton email investigation during the 2016 presidential campaign.

National US security adviser says Trump did not cause lapse in national security
Author: 0 US security adviser says Trump did not cause lapse in national security

First, consider this: if what the anonymous sources have claimed is true, and President Trump did reveal to the Russians clues about a US ally's intelligence resources, how would that ally know that this had happened? Trump shared details about an Islamic State terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian ambassador to the U.S.

Author: 0 The American Health Care Act

CBO, in analyzing an earlier version of the House's bill , projected that 24 million more people would become uninsured by 2026 than would be the case if the current Obamacare law remained intact. "The amended bill immediately eliminates Obamacare taxes, protects individuals with pre-existing conditions , lowers costs, and reforms Medicaid to give states more flexibility".

National Boeing Will Assemble TX In St. Louis If Awarded Contract
Author: 0 Boeing Will Assemble TX In St. Louis If Awarded Contract

The Air Force issued a request for proposals in December 2016 to produce a total of 350 trainer jets created to replace its fleet of T-38 aircraft under a potential $16 billion program. "Companies like Boeing , which are committed to growing and investing here, show the world that our state is open for business and ready to create new jobs".

National Fox News' Kimberly Guilfoyle brags that she might replace Sean Spicer
Author: 0 Fox News' Kimberly Guilfoyle brags that she might replace Sean Spicer

It's become a familiar scenario in the crisis-prone Trump White House, where big news breaks fast and the aides paid to respond seem perpetually caught off-guard. White House statements said he was dismissed over the Clinton email investigation, although the FBI director was also leading a probe into alleged links between the Trump administration and Russian Federation.

National Trump, in tweets, defends his sharing of information with Russians
Author: 0 Trump, in tweets, defends his sharing of information with Russians

National security analysts said relations could be damaged."Effectively, Trump's actions have thrown the world's most important intel sharing relationship into doubt at best, serious jeopardy at worst", Stephanie Carvin, a former national security analyst for the Canadian government, said on Twitter, referring to the "Five Eyes" arrangement.James Curran, professor of foreign policy at the University of Sydney, said the intelligence relationships were too important and productive to be ...

Author: 0 Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

As has happened on previous occasions since Trump took office, different versions rapidly circulated of an event, in this case phone conversations between Comey and Trump and a dinner the pair had at the White House. Lester Holt was fully prepared, and asked all the key questions . Trump said Friday in a furious tweetstorm. "I'd had several conversations with him, but I didn't ask that question directly", she said.

Author: 0 Americans Are Divided About President Trump's Decision to Fire James Comey

Comey. During last year's presidential campaign, a Wall Street Journal reporter who had come to interview Mr. Trump in his office told him that he planned to tape the conversation. " You have to have Democrats, you have to have independents, you have to have Republicans". Democrats also expressed outrage at Trump trying to play it coy with the existence of tapes.

National Mo Brooks Enters Race for Jeff Sessions's Old Senate Seat
Author: 0 Mo Brooks Enters Race for Jeff Sessions's Old Senate Seat

In an email Brooks sent Monday addressed "Dear Conservative", he railed against a GOP leadership that he said has forgotten a voter mandate "to repeal and replace Obamacare, to stop the flow of illegal immigration, to bring good manufacturing jobs back from overseas, and to end runaway government spending".