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by | May 09, 2017 | 12:30

Governor Gregg Abbott sidestepped planned protests against the law by signing it on Facebook Live . The law also also allows police to inquire about detained people's immigration status, which critics argue could allow cops to ask people about their status even during routine detentions like traffic stops.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:26

After turning onto a side street, Mann stopped to tie his shoes and the officer was able to get within 15 feet (5 meters) of him before Mann noticed him and started running again, the report says. She said that the sheriff has always been "professional" and 'appropriate, ' but also that 'now we have this, so I don't know. The officer found two condoms in Mann's pocket.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:14

Her account came on a dramatic day where Russian meddling in USA politics returned to centre stage with a public hearing, the president tweeting about it, and the revelation Barack Obama warned Trump in their first meeting not to hire Michael Flynn .

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:08

Kim Hak Song had also been working at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in agricultural development with the university's "experimental farm", the university said in a statement. "Professor Kim was a man who would call North Korea as his own country". Even so, it's expected that students report on their interactions with foreign staff.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:05

Paul Entin, 48, owner of EPR Marketing, a two-person marketing firm in Bloomsbury, New Jersey, is among those who chaffed at being forced by the federal government to buy health insurance. She spoke on ABC's "This Week ". Senator Susan Collins of ME, a moderate Republican whose vote will be critical to getting a bill to Mr Trump's desk and who voiced similar concerns, said the Senate would not take up the House bill.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:03

Sally Yates, who was briefly the acting U.S. attorney-general earlier this year, told White House counsel Don McGahn on January 26 that Flynn had not been telling the truth about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington . The White House is now playing defense. Yates' characterization of Flynn's conduct as problematic appeared to challenge previous White House efforts to argue that there was nothing improper about Flynn's underlying actions and that he was only fired because ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:59

In her sit down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, she said "I'm now back to being an activist citizen and part of the resistance". "I said, 'Thank you for raising that". USA intelligence agencies in December accused Russian Federation of hacking of Democratic emails in an effort to tilt the election to Trump. Democratic Sen.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:55

Ten other student members of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity face lesser charges including hazing and furnishing alcohol to minors. Newsday reports that Daniel Casey, of Ronkonkoma, is among 18 arrested in connection to the death of Timothy Piazza .

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:54

With the rest of the world on tenterhooks ever since, Trump has said he will make his decision before the next G7 meeting on May 26-27 in Sicily. Ivanka Trump will hold a separate meeting on Tuesday with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt, the official said.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:50

If convicted of murder, Oliver could face life in prison. Oliver is accused of shooting on several teenagers while they were in their auto leaving a party on Saturday; the incident caused Jordan Edwards' death. Oliver was also fired earlier this week for "violating several departmental policies" in connection with the shooting death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards .

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:42

Greg Abbott on Sunday night signed what he calls a ban on so-called "sanctuary cities" that allows police to ask about a person's immigration status and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don't cooperate with federal authorities. The Texas and Arizona bills are not identical. Abbott signed the measure on Facebook Live Sunday evening without advance notice, which critics said was to avoid protesters.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:11

The shelter for St. George evacuees has been moved to the Camden County Recreation Center. In a separate wildfire, three schools near Tampa on Florida's Gulf Coast canceled classes Monday due to smoky conditions. Nichols says there have been no reported injuries. He projects the fire will be contained and controlled by November 1, depending on the weather.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:47

Zinke addressed these concerns head-on, promising to keep in place safety and environmental protects, which he said are among the strongest in the world, even as Trump has moved to reduce other Obama-era environmental regulations in other areas.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:39

Tribune Media shares ended trading on Friday at $40.29, giving it a market capitalization of $3.5 billion. Among its other holdings are stakes in the Food Network and job-search website CareerBuilder. "This acquisition will be a turning point for Sinclair, allowing us to better serve our viewers and advertisers while creating value for our shareholders", said Ripley.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:21

The officer was terminated on Tuesday for violating department policies in the shooting death of Jordan Edwards, the police chief said. A math tutor said the gunman was talking with the sitting woman when he shot her three times. A campus-carry law for two-year colleges goes into effect August 1. A Dallas-area community college says it's on lockdown following reports of an intruder, possibly armed.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:14

Piazza , a 19-year-old sophomore, died from a traumatic brain injury early February 4 after chugging beer, wine and vodka in a pledge ritual and falling down stairs - with his fellow students, who did nothing for almost 12 hours, allegedly hatching a coverup to explain their delay in action.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:10

What are these "mischaracterizations" to which Green refers? Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., who expressed concerns about past comments he made regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. After enormous pressure from LGBT groups, Green officially withdrew from the nomination process, saying that while the accusations grossly misinterpreted his beliefs, the distractions created by the public campaign would follow him into the service, effectively hampering his ability to lead the ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:08

Murphy said Washington was not encouraging ASEAN states to formally cut ties, but to examine the North Korean presence "where it clearly exceeds diplomatic needs". "We just kind of lost track of how we were doing, and I think things have gotten out of balance", Tillerson said. Manila hopes talks on the framework for the code of conduct would be concluded during its 2017 Asean chairmanship.

by | May 09, 2017 | 07:18

Brendan Deenihan said Sunday. "At that point these individuals cooperated with us, and we were able to identify the driver and the shooter". A bullet struck the gas tank of the police van, disabling it. Police say it's a gang shooting - retaliation from the shooting this morning. "The city deserves to know where these guns are coming from and where they were purchased".

by | May 09, 2017 | 07:13

A forensic analysis of one cellphone revealed a series of internet searches, including "falling asleep after head injury" and "a person with a serious head injury or concussion should be kept awake". The presentment described a ceremony in which pledges were blindfolded, paddled, and forced to drink a mixture of food and drink left over in the frat's refrigerator.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:52

He said the Medicaid cuts proposed in the bill would hurt these individuals, who would have to move to exchanges and pay high deductibles. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., appeared resigned to the legislative reality that the bill he unveiled with great fanfare, after years of Republican pledges to replace what's become known as "Obamacare", will be altered as part of a "multistage process".

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:41

The highly anticipated hearing before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the presidential election is Ms Yates's first appearance on Capitol Hill since she was sacked. The "Russians also knew", she said. Of the four former Trump campaign aides at the center of the Capitol Hill's Russian Federation probes - including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , former foreign policy adviser Carter Page and former campaign adviser Roger Stone - Flynn has generated the most ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:22

Parts of the Florida Panhandle could be affected by severe thunderstorms or high winds and unsafe rip currents. Parts of IN have received up to 20cm of rain IN the floods, while some areas IN Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas have been submerged IN floods 10cm deep.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:22

Kate was joined by her husband Michael Polish as well as designer Tory Burch and actress Zoey Deutch. However, Rihanna has once again proved that she absolutely owns both the red carpet and the internet after stepping out in a larger-than-life dress which paid homage to the Rei Kawakuba/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between theme.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:21

Of the 217 Republicans who backed the bill, 14 come from districts carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton last fall. The GOP bill - titled the American Health Care Act - is headed to Senate. No. 3 Senate GOP leader John Thune of South Dakota is working on a plan to skew the bill's tax subsidies more toward lower-income people. "We've basically enshrined the features of ObamaCare ", said Biggs, who was one of 20 House Republicans who voted against it.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:15

White says they have been to Harmony Park Safari several times, but they had never seen the kangaroos before. The video White recorded showed a kangaroo inside an enclosure with openings large enough for the animals to reach arms and heads through - and for visitors to do likewise.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:06

Three Spartans - Sarah Burnham, Katie Sharp and Paz Marfa Sans - finished the day under par and are now in the top seven of the individual standings. "We just didn't make very many putts", Auburn head coach Melissa Luellen said. The Seminoles were a cumulative total of seven strokes over par with only three birdies on their front nine and were four strokes over par with six birdies on their back nine.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:07

Afterward, the camera captures Sterling with a large bloodstain on his chest as an officer on the ground next to him keeps his gun pointed at Sterling. And the head of the state police sent a letter to Landry saying the state police will help Landry's office if the attorney general decides further evidence collection is necessary.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:02

On their own, they were a combined 2 for 63 coming into America's greatest horse race. Favorites have won the Derby the past four years, the longest such streak since the 1970s. "On the turn I asked him and he didn't really respond, but then he surprised me and kept on after the victor", said Prat. "He got onto the bridle really lovely down the back straight and I was OK there until the quarter pole when I asked him to run".

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:03

The post Under sanctuary city ban, Texas officials face penalties for not complying with immigration laws appeared first on PBS NewsHour . As Abbott outlined in the video , the law requires police officers to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and ensures that law enforcement and other local leaders don't ignore ICE requests to detain someone.

by | May 09, 2017 | 06:01

FBI Director James Comey told Congress in March that a federal investigation examining Russian interference in the presidential election and potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign began in late July. It's yet the latest bit of evidence of an ongoing feud between the past and present presidential administrations as well as the tension between Mr Trump's inner circle and the USA intelligence community.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:54

Other photos on social media showed what appeared to be a medic tending to a third man with wounds to his back sitting on the steps near the Perry-Castaneda Library. "He [White] walked a little ways, stabbed someone, and then walked a little ways and stabbed another", Carter said. The shocked students "saw the police officers coming and pointed in the direction of the suspect", Carter said.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:52

Ryan defended a provision in the bill that barred insurers for charging more for preexisting conditions as long as individuals did not have a lapse in their health insurance coverage, arguing that "you can't say for healthcare in America one size fits all".

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:52

The order will also reverse Obama's move to place parts of the Arctic permanently off-limits to drilling, and encourage more seismic surveying to determine which areas are likely to hold rich reserves of oil and gas. "No matter how much money it spends or how many lobbyists it places inside the Trump administration, "Big Oil" can never nor will never drown out the voices of millions of Americans across the country who spoke out against risky offshore drilling", Sierra Club Executive Director ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:41

Signing the executive order at the Department of the Interior Wednesday, Trump called President Barack Obama's creation of national monuments an "egregious abuse use of power". "This so-called "review" creates a process to attack the designation of Bears Ears National Monument, and all public lands that are cherished by the American people ".