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by | May 22, 2017 | 18:22

Ringling Bros . and Barnum & Bailey Circus folded up its Big Top for the last time on Sunday night in NY, as emotional performers, wistful crowd-goers and ecstatic protesters said farewell to an institution in American live entertainment after almost a century and a half.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:09

Since last year's DPS Peace Officer Memorial Service on May 17, 2016, another 18 officers were killed in the line of duty in Texas. "We're here to serve the community and the public and these officers have given the ultimate sacrifice of their life", Trooper Stacy Rasanen said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:50

The New York Times broke the news Friday that Trump told Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak that he fired Comey to take "off" some of the pressure. Moreover, reports came that Trump had called Comey a "nut job" when he spoke with the two Russian officials. I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:00

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), one of the the biggest GOP proponents for criminal justice reform, said mandatory minimum sentences "have unfairly and disproportionately incarcerated too many minorities for too long". However, those exceptions have to obtain approval from top supervisors with documented reasoning so that that Justice Department can keep tabs on the handling of those cases.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:40

White House lawyers have reportedly begun preparing for the possibility that President Donald Trump will face impeachment proceedings. Trump's mind-boggling sacking of James Comey , former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, earlier this month has got him into hot water and bitter infighting within the party.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:15

Ringling Bros . and Barnum & Bailey Circus gave their final farewell Sunday and then set the lions free into the crowd. The circus' last show, which was attended by former employees and other people connected with the company over the years, took place at Nassau Colosseum in NY.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:03

Anderson, the Rockies' first-round selection in 2011, allowed two hits through four innings, both by Suarez, who hit a towering solo homer to left in the fourth to cut the Reds' deficit to 2-1. But it also was his milestone 200th homer in a Rockies uniform. Amarista hit his first homer of the season as a pinch hitter on April 29 at Arizona, ending a streak of 251 at-bats without a homer since last August 3.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:48

The president took to Twitter Friday morning to issue a threat to Comey that erratically referenced "tapes" of their conversations that may or may not exist. Comey has kept a low profile since being fired on Tuesday evening, but some of his friends and associates have talked to reporters. In the termination letter to Mr Comey, Mr Trump thanked him for telling him "three times " that he personally is not under investigation for collusion with Russian Federation during his 2016 campaign.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:17

Drive them out of your communities!" We see only that they were children of God whose deaths are an insult to all that is holy. Mr Trump's first overseas trip as president comes as the dynamics between the United States and the region's players are moving in unexpected directions.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:16

Trump is under fire amid allegations he tried to persuade former FBI chief James Comey to drop an investigation of Michael Flynn , who briefly served as Trump's national-security adviser before departing in mid-February. Richard Nixon is the only high USA official who probably would have been removed from office, but he resigned in 1974 after the Watergate scandal when it became clear his presidency was doomed.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:16

Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Classic Empire, who started from gates four and five, broke out cleanly and ran alongside one another in a front-running duel through most of the mile and 3/16th race. For Always Dreaming , the first half of the Preakness went exactly as planned. Always Dreaming pulled away from the rest of the field on a sloppy Churchill Downs track for a three-length win and will now have an opportunity to capture the second leg of the 2017 Triple Crown .

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:14

Pennington, from Colorado, used an army surgical kit to carry out the procedure, including a scalpel, lidocaine, medical dressing and other equipment. "There was a complication during the operation and while the operation was successful in its objective, I started to bleed heavily afterward and my spouse was forced to call emergency medical services", the woman, named as "Jane Doe", writes.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:05

Rosenstein, but by Wednesday the word was that Trump had been considering firing Comey for a long time , and made the final determination after hearing from Sessions and Rosenstein. "I think, in many ways, our institutions are under assault, both externally - and that's the big news here, is the Russian interference in our election system", said Mr Clapper.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:05

Students had particular issue with Pence's positions on Syrian refugees not being allowed in the country, his opposition to gay rights and anti-immigration policies, according to USA Today . "This should not and must not be met with silence". It is not clear whether the heckling was directed at Pence or the protesting students. Police had been made aware of the protest.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:01

Hahn then added another birdie at the 527-yard par-5 16th after come up just short of an eagle on the easiest-playing hole at TPC Four Seasons. His shot spun back from just past the hole and rolled over the edge of the hole, narrowly missing an eagle that would have launched him into the playoff with Jason Day and eventual victor Billy Horschel.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:46

Is there a recording of a mano-a-mano, January 27 White House dinner conversation between Trump and Comey, described by the president? Comey declined to make that pledge. During a week in which some observers likened Trump's behavior to Richard Nixon, whose abuses of power were captured by a secret taping system that eventually led to his resignation, the president's mention of "tapes" and then his refusal to deny taping people in the White House was stunning.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:47

Insurers in states with such waivers could vary premiums by health status for an entire plan year for enrollees with a gap in insurance of 63 or more consecutive days in the past year. One idea is to preserve the expansion of Medicaid eligibility but impose new limits on Medicaid spending. Pennsylvania is among 31 states that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare, which allowed a new category of adults to access coverage beyond the traditional program, which provided health coverage to ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:44

TIME's cover comes in response to the appointment of a special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation, as well as on the heels of a report that Trump disclosed classified intelligence to Russian officials. The romance eventually culminated in Flynn promising Kislyak during the transition that the US would ease sanctions on Russian Federation applied by the Obama administration for, among other things, Russia's documented election interference .

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:26

Flynn resigned from his post in February after it was revealed that, contrary to his earlier claims, he had discussed US sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador before Trump was inaugurated. But he went on to say that there was no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. And it is of a piece with the person-to-person message President Obama delivered Trump about Flynn in the two's November 10 sit-down - an extraordinary note of caution on a ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:14

The self-styled Lord Disick, who actually turns 34 on May 26, wore a black and white striped T-shirt and jeans as he chugged Bud Light beer and smoked continuously. The mother-of-three looked very content as she stood on a balcony as Younes tenderly wrapped his arms around her. [Image by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images] So, if there's one thing Kourtney's former flame has learned, it's to keep his personal life as far away from the Kardashians as he can, but it seems as if the 38-year-old is ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:12

Videos showed some students standing as Pence took the podium, then walking out of the ceremony and gathering outside Notre Dame Stadium, where they held a short alternative "graduation ceremony". "These practices are destructive", Pence said. President Obama addressed students in 2009 and was heckled by anti-abortion activists at the prominent Catholic university , NPR's Merrit Kennedy reports.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:09

At the same time, state insurance regulators - both Democrat and Republican - have increasingly concluded they can not count on the Trump administration to help them ensure that consumers will have access to a health plan next year. The AHCA does not accomplish these goals, and therefore we strongly oppose it. It would also allow states to opt out of coverage of preexisting conditions and to impose "lifetime caps" on coverage.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:58

Unidentified U.S. intelligence officials told the Washington Free Beacon Pompeo met with Thae Yong-ho, the former North Korean diplomat who fled Pyongyang's Embassy in London in 2016. Trump warned this month that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea was possible, and in a show of force, sent the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group to Korean waters to conduct drills with South Korea and Japan.

by | May 22, 2017 | 09:24

The convention opened Friday in a state where Democrats are itching to lead the liberal resistance to Trump and the Republican Congress. "The world, literally the world, is counting on all of you, counting on California to reject Trump's deception and destructiveness", said Lt.

by | May 22, 2017 | 09:05

Some Democrats on Capitol Hill have been vocal about a potential Trump impeachment in recent days and weeks as pressure mounted in investigations surrounding Russia's US-election meddling and potential collusion with Trump associates. In so doing, they hope to prepare to fend off any possibility that Congress could try to impeach President Trump, according to CNN's sources. I will not be moved.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:58

MCCAMMON: So he seemed to be reminding his critics that he had proven them wrong in the past simply by becoming president even as he encouraged these students, you know, to kind of ignore critics. This was Trump's second visit to the school and his first as president. "When the pilgrims landed at Plymouth, they prayed", he said. Trump also urged graduates to "treat the word "impossible" as nothing more than motivation" and "relish the opportunity to be an outsider".

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:38

The horse beat 13-1 odds. Cloud Computing's win on Saturday put a sweep of the Triple Crown out of reach for any horse. Cloud Computing is co-owned by Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence. Cloud Computing stole the Preakness, and any hope of a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes. Always Dreaming came to Pimlico three days following his Kentucky Derby victory and adjusted well to the quieter surroundings leading up to the Preakness, looking strong and energetic yet composed in ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:33

The position of the FBI director was vacated Tuesday after Trump fired Comey, which has sent shockwaves through Washington as critics say the move was an attempt to undermine an ongoing FBI investigation into alledged ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, an accusation the White House denied.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:26

A broader ban would have a significant impact U.S. and European carriers, which are concerned about the challenges of checking large numbers of devices. In 2016, 30 million people flew to the United States from Europe , according to US Transportation Department data. Pace University management professor Andrew Coggins Jr.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:26

The conservative channel gave the far right a voice on television and Fox News became the No. 1 network within six years. Despite Ailes' denials of the allegations, he was forced to resign in the aftermath. His death was announced in a statement by his wife, Elizabeth Ailes , to The Drudge Report . The creator of Fox News , Roger Ailes , died on Thursday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:11

Sources that CNN allege Clarke plagiarized include: the 9/11 Commission Report , a myriad of studies from the American Civil Liberties Union, reports from various think tanks and even former President George W. CNN has now uncovered that he plagiarized sections of his 2013 master's thesis on U.S. security. Wisconsin sheriff and outspoken Donald Trump supporter David Clark reportedly plagiarized parts of his college master's thesis on USA security, according to evidence uncovered by CNN.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:58

The contact between Trump and Comey, who was sacked last week and whose memo on an alleged request by the President to close a probe into former national security adviser Michael T. Trump clearly knew what he wanted to say as he took a few questions at a news briefing with visiting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. "He was informed that the president meant to fire [Comey], and then he wrote the memo", Sen.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:35

The test of what the USA military described as a medium- range missile fired from Pukchang, North Korea was the second this week, and the 10th this year. Moon won this month's election on a platform of a moderate approach to North Korea and has said he would be willing to go to Pyongyang under the right circumstances, arguing dialogue must be used in parallel with sanctions.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:32

Police have not yet released the name of the victim, who is a male, or the suspect, and indicated to the Baltimore Sun that the stabbing - which was caught on surveillance camera - may have been random. First- and second-degree murder charges are pending against the suspect. 'My deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of the victim, and to the entire Bowie State community.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:34

Experts say that in order to balance the budget in ten years, the plan will likely have to assume tax rate cuts are largely offset by the elimination of deductions and exemptions that the administration so far hasn't specified. Trump's six-week proposal would be an improvement over the U.S.'s current policy that gives new parents no paid time off-mothers can take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave-but his plan doesn't do much to move the needle on providing new moms with more support compared to ...