by | May 30, 2017 | 09:02

Oliver included with the post a picture of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee , which was the last of the four controversial monuments in New Orleans to be removed . "He said , 'I could care less". Quoting him directly is really the best way to show voters why he's a disaster. One was erected in 1891 to celebrate a deadly insurgency in 1874 - led by the white supremacist Crescent City White League - against an integrated police force and state militia.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:58

At the same time, we must acknowledge that today's battles are fought by less than 1 percent of our population. As the Burrell High School Marching band rounded the corner, adding their music to the noise from the motorcycles, Bagaley explained that his father was a proud veteran, at one point stationed in what was then called Burma, and that he always remembered those veterans who gave everything to their country.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:17

All true, but there's something that must be added to the above: Merkel can talk all she wants about Europe taking its destiny into her own hands, but everybody in Europe knows Merkel and her friends aren't doing anything of the sort. At the G7 summit , the six other nations were at odds with Trump on climate change and migration. Merkel has been just as clear about Brexit .

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:09

Kelly is the son Homeland Secretary and retired Marine Gen. John Kelly . President Donald Trump is preparing his first Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery . "Let us pledge to make the most of that freedom that they so gallantly and brilliantly fought for and they died to protect", he said. They were people who understood that what we have in our country is worth fighting for.

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:08

In Elko, Gil Hernandez of the Veterans of Foreign Wars led a ceremony at the cemetery in which the names of fallen soldiers from this area were read. Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Comstock, the keynote speaker, presented the Memorial Day address .

by | May 30, 2017 | 08:03

Helicopter video from WCCO-TV and KARE-TV shows extensive damage at the trailer park, with several homes reduced to rubble. One person died and multiple others were injured, officials told KOCO . Officials are still conducting a search of the area, with Fitzgerald telling the Leader Telegram: "It's a mess". The sheriff mentioned that there was at least one child injured when the tornado struck the Prairie Lakes Estates trailer park.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:46

Federal authorities said that Weiner started communicating with the teen in January 2016 through online text and video chat applications, sending her sexually explicit images and asking her to engage in sexual conduct, according to a statement from the U.S.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:37

Owsley said he was glad to see so many come out to pay tribute to fallen soldiers. The crews are honored to take part in the event. The North Augusta High School N.J.R.O.T.C. "If you think about the root term of 'memorial, ' it's memory, and you're bringing up memories". Paul Harless, Navy veteran, worked on the President Franklin Roosevelt's yacht, the Potomac.

by | May 30, 2017 | 07:02

Fifth District about President Trump's first budget, his first trip overseas as President, the Russian Federation investigations and President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey , the GOP health plan and more. Trump tweets that "it is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies" from what he calls the " FakeNews media".

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:58

North Korea is still thought to be several years away from its goal of being able to target US mainland cities with a nuclear ICBM, but each new test puts it closer to success. "I explained to the President of China that a trade deal with the USA will be far better for them if they solve the North Korean problem!" Less than six years into his reign, Kim Jong Un has tested more missiles than his father and grandfather combined.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:55

The "inquisitive and innovative" son of a Polish diplomat, Mr Brzezinski was a "natural choice" as national security adviser, Mr Carter said in his tribute. Earlier this year Brzezinski told Rachel Martin on Morning Edition that President Trump "has not given even one serious speech about the world and foreign affairs".

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:41

The child skid across the concrete next to the " emerald plunge " slide. Other parkgoers say they'll give the slide a try once it reopens because they think the boy may have uncrossed his legs as he rode, which violates the slide's rules.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:20

Hats from each branch of the military were displayed at the fallen comrade table. This year, the Indiana General Assembly passed several bills aimed at helping Hoosier veterans. "I've escorted bodies.their is a hurt there", Potter said. After World War I, it was extended to include all men and women who died in any war or military action.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:14

It may seem like hair-splitting, but Navy veteran Like Visconti insists there is a difference between honoring a fallen veteran and saying "Thank you for your service". He said he encourages those who want to say supportive words to a veteran to recognize "that the person may have friends who died in combat". A 21-gun salute followed the ceremony as taps was played in front of the Korean War Memorial.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:08

Calvin Alexander Jr, a sixth-grader from Shreveport, Louisiana, has toured with the Broadway shows Billy Elliot, A Christmas Story and Matilda the Musical. "I thought about this when I first got into this and did my first-ever spelling bee in fourth grade". I'm guessing the Rasmusen family might have felt the same back in 1947! Two co-champions were named a year ago - Nihar Janga, of Austin, Texas, who spelled "Gesellschaft" correctly and Jairam Hathwar, of upstate Painted Post, who ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:02

Bob Dole, who sat in the audience at Monday's ceremony, thanking him for his service in World War II. Christopher D. Horton, an Oklahoma National Guard sniper who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011, and Army Maj. "We do not know where they came from, who they left behind, or what they hoped to be, but we do know what they did", Mr. Trump said. "They were people who made a difference".

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:34

The race had a dramatic eleventh hour twist on Wednesday night when Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs claimed he was "body slammed" by Gianforte when attempting to ask a question. Jacobs had been asking Gianforte questions about the Republican health-care bill before Congress when, according to witnesses, Gianforte grabbed Jacobs, threw him to the floor and started punching him.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:08

The card is headlined by a title fight between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and interim champion Max Holloway with a co-main event featuring top women's strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha and second-ranked Karolina Kowalkiewicz.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:03

The suspect, Willie Corey Godbolt, was apprehended Sunday following the shootings, which took place overnight Saturday. The boys had been playing video games with their friend Xavier Lilly, 16, in a house where family members say about 12 kids had gathered.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:58

A press conference will be held directly after the meeting but only four questions will be taken. France and Russian Federation can have their differences but dialogue is essential for progress, including on the issue of Syria and Ukraine, French President Emmanuel Macron said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:57

Angel Sauls, left, helps her stepdaughter, Coco Douglas arrange a sign and some painted rocks she made for a memorial in Portland, Ore ., on Saturday, May 27, 2017 , for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:48

Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, jumped into headlines across the U.S. Wednesday night after political reporter Ben Jacobs accused him of " body slamming " him during an attempted interview. "And we forgive you!" someone interrupted. Mr Gianforte had previously said Mr Jacobs had grabbed his wrist, pulling them both to the ground. Jacobs said: "You just body-slammed me and broke my glasses".

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:35

Showers are still working from west to east this evening, and showing the back edge of the rain across the Saint Lawrence River Valley. Thursday: Party to mostly sunny. A weak impulse passing by may be enough to trigger a few late showers and storms, but they should be spotty. Models indicate that we might expect to see a good two to three more inches of rain from now through next Monday .

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:21

Ramon Romero additionally told the Tribune Rinaldi said, "I called ICE - fuck them, '" and that Rinaldi turned to the Democratic lawmakers and yelled, "Fuck you". At this point, Rinaldi says that Romero "physically assaulted" him, and that another Democratic lawmaker, Poncho Nevarez, threatened to "get" Rinaldi on his way to his auto.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:15

Trump, who said there is "no relationship we cherish more" than the one with the United Kingdom, declared the leaks "deeply troubling" and said he was asking the Justice Department to lead an investigation into the matter. TRUMP: We remember and mourn those almost 3,000 innocent people who were brutally murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Fellow NATO leaders occasionally exchanged awkward looks with each other during the president's lecture, which occurred at an event ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:09

The Facebook group appears to have been taken down since the murder . The father of a black Bowie State University student slain while visiting the nearby University of Maryland says he's too consumed by shock to fully grasp the implications of the "horrific and senseless act".

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:07

Donald Trump's overbearing handshake used to be his display of dominance on unsuspecting world leaders. Watch the tense moment. Yet another handshake wrestle followed the snub, as Trump imposed on Macron the full force of his trademark grab-and-pull maneuvers with Macron having to hold onto Trump's arm for leverage.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:47

All the previous arrests were made in and around Manchester in northwest England where the suicide bombing took place. Gerard Colombo, the French interior minister, said Paris had been told by United Kingdom officials that Abedi - whose parents came to Britain from Libya - carried out the attack after visiting Libya and "then probably Syria".

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:17

A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) trying twice to let go of a handshake with France's President Emmanuel Macron (R) as Macron holds tight, before a working lunch ahead of a NATO Summit in Brussels , Belgium, May 25, 2017 .

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:14

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner , President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:58

Kushner, 36, even suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to protect such a channel from monitoring, The Post said , quoting U.S. "I think any channel of communication back or otherwise with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing ". National security adviser H R McMaster told reporters on Saturday that so-called back-channeling was not unusual.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:46

Macron told the Journal du Dimanche newspaper his approach to the encounter had been about getting respect, saying it was "not innocent". "One must show that you won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones". But while it's normally Trump who refuses to relinquish his acquaintance's hand, it was Macron who appeared to keep Trump trapped in the handshake as cameras captured both leaders' jaws appearing to clench.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:43

Paying the ultimate price for freedomAnother Memorial Day finds the United States no longer at war. Political campaigning during the parade is discouraged. A ceremony at the Windsor Town Hall Council Chambers will be taking place as scheduled at 10:00 a.m. on Monday. Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin will speak at the event from 11 a.m.to noon at the square at East Seventh and Main Streets.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:40

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said these past few days have been "intense" for the officers and staff of the department, but that they continue to make progress in the investigation. Britain's health service said Saturday that 63 people wounded in the bombing remain hospitalized, 20 of them in critical condition. Security is being increased at football cup finals at Wembley and Hampden Park and the Great Manchester Run.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:30

Crowne Plaza Hotels , online mattress retailer Casper, and the video doorbell company Ring told BuzzFeed News on Wednesday that they were backing out as well. Hannity appeared ready to refuse to stop covering the story on his 10 PM Fox News show, but he acquiesced this week after, he says, he spoke with his attorneys.