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by | June 02, 2017 | 04:00

But Mrs May has been criticised for not signing a joint condemnation from France, Germany, and Italy. President Donald Trump has held the world in suspense for nearly a week on whether he'll renege on the Paris climate agreement adopted in 2015 by then-President Barack Obama and 194 other countries .

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:46

They will serve to inspire us to be the loving, courageous people we are meant to be. Get stabbed in the neck if you hate free speech. PORTLAND, Ore. Court documents allege a man charged with fatally stabbing two men and injuring a third who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade in Portland, Oregon, bragged about the attacks as he sat in the back of a police patrol vehicle.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:24

I know he is disappointed, who wouldn't be, but of course we are so proud of him", Kevin Shea said. It boiled down to the points the seventh grader earned in the competition. As is customary among high-level spellers, she asked the bee's official pronouncer, Dr. Jacques Bailly, questions about the word to gather information that might help her determine the correct spelling.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:25

The moderator responded: "Nyctinasty is movement of a flat plant part as the opening and closing of some flowers that is associated with daily changes of temperature or light intensity". Among those who survive, a written spelling and vocabulary test will determine who advances to the finals on Thursday. Forty spellers were on the stage at the beginning of Thursday's final round.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:57

Most of the thousands who replied to the president's tweet joked about the indecipherable word, calling it the nuclear code or the Secret Service handle for presidential assistant Steve Bannon. During that time, the internet had a lot of questions, like: "How do you even pronounce it ?" and "What was the president trying to say?" At time of writing, Clinton's tweet had been retweeted by nearly 100,000 users.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:42

European leaders lobbied hard to try to persuade Trump at the last minute not to withdraw. He said back then he still believed engagement with President Trump on "critical issues will on balance serve the greater good". "We are moving forward with our plans to increase the use of renewable energy while reducing coal-fired generation, which is driven by economics and market forces".

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:43

He said they will instead march in Seattle. Michael Fletcher, the man who survived being stabbed by 35-year-old white supremacist Jeremy Christian in Portland last week, doesn't want anyone to make him the story. "This is about those little girls", he said. At one point, Christian blurts a racial epithet, according to the video from reporter Doug Brown of The Portland Mercury weekly newspaper show.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:31

The incident took place Wednesday, the day before the election, when witnesses said Gianforte slammed to the ground a reporter who was asking him questions about the Republican health care bill. The Montana race focused on Quist's history of financial problems and Gianforte's stance on House Republicans' effort to dismantle Obamacare. Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte looking on during a campaign meet and greet in Great Falls, Montana, May 23, 2017.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:33

Committee aides complained that the chairman, Representative Devin Nunes, who publicly recused himself from leading the Russian Federation probe in April following a secret visit he paid to White House officials, failed to consult Democrats on the subpoenas .

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:26

Richards said one person was killed and two people were still missing as of Thursday morning. The cause of the explosion was under investigation. Five people were air-lifted to the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. Cambria is a community of about 770 people. "Not just the shock of the event, but the economic hardship to the families", Williams said. Richards tells La Crosse television station WXOW that at least one person was killed and more than a dozen are hurt.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:54

She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. Officials say Daswan Jette, 20, of Concord, was arrested and charged Wednesday with alternate counts of knowing and reckless second-degree murder in the death of Sabrina Galusha, 23.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:52

Exelon Corp, the USA power company that owns the Middletown, Pennsylvania, power plant, said it will close by September 30, 2019, unless the state adopts rules to compensate the company for benefits Exelon says nuclear power provides. Pennsylvania probably needs to act this year, and no later than next year's first quarter, to prevent Three Mile Island from closing, Pourreza said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:50

After maintaining a limited social media presence throughout his trip, Trump on Sunday unleashed a furious flurry of tweets, lashing out at what he called the "fake news" media. The Post's story cited "US officials briefed on intelligence reports". "I would just say that Mr. Kushner's attorney has said that Mr. Kushner has volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings, and he will do the same if he's contacted and connected with any other inquiry".

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:51

Making a special recognition to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , a retired general, Trump offered his thoughts to the Kelly family for their son, who died in Afghanistan. Those very bad conservatives yelled about Obama resting his feet on his desk, or saluting with a cup of coffee in his other hand, yet they're silent on this display.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:42

Christian, 35, yelled as he walked into his arraignment hearing, local NBC outlet KGW reported . "Get out if you don't like free speech". Police said he stabbed Namkai-Meche, Micah Fletcher and Rick Best after they came to the defense of two young girls who were the focus of his yelling.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:39

He really thought he'd spelled it correctly. Ostermann talked with NBC News about his pre-game prep which involves, not surprisingly, studying. "We had a list to study". Those rounds are from 8 a.m.to 12:15 p.m. and 1:15-6 p.m., and they will be live on ESPN 3. It was the second year in a row that Kael went to the bee.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:37

The expulsion spawned from a March 17, 2015 encounter between Mumphery and a female student in her dorm room. The Ingham County Prosecutor declined to press charges in the incident more than five months later, but Mumphery was informed in a letter from the school in August, 2016 that he is barred from reenrolling at Michigan State.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:37

Earlier this year the Senate removed the filibuster for judicial appointments in order to confirm Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch; however, they left the legislative filibuster intact. In reality, The Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin reports , the GOP's "boldest ideas for changing the nation's tax code are either dead or on political life support, as the Republican effort in Congress to reshape the tax system moves much more slowly than lawmakers and their allies ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:07

May 26, 2017: Trump blasts German carmakers' U.S. sales and threatens to stop the sales. Mr Spicer used his first public press briefing since Mr Trump's foreign trip to set out the achievements of what he called an "historic" visit which represented "an extraordinary week for America and our people".

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:59

The House approved Senate Bill 42, named the Judge Julie Kocurek Judicial and Courthouse Security Act, in a 140-0 vote . "This is meant to be respectful and fair and protective for safety for each and every student in our public schools", Bonnen said .

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:56

The National Spelling Bee is now underway, so Google Trends, the Twitter account featuring the official data and visualizations from the company, assembled a map of each US state's most misspelled word - as determined by the word that's most searched with "how to spell".

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:30

HIAS hailed a federal appellate court's decision upholding its appeal against President Donald Trump's travel bans. "Laid bare, this executive order is no more than what the president promised before and after his election: naked invidious discrimination against Muslims", Judge James Wynn Jr.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:24

The fatalities happened in Christiansburg and Norfolk, as well as Augusta, Bedford, Carroll, and Rockingham counties. Of the two crashes involving motorcycles, a helmet was not worn in one, while it is unknown if a helmet was worn in the other.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:19

The Republican health care bill making its way through Congress could be costly for people who let their coverage lapse. A 16-year-old girl walked out of a suburban Chicago Walmart holding a machete and knife she'd stolen, climbed into an Uber auto and began hacking at the driver, prosecutors said at a hearing on Wednesday.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:08

Cereal and snack food giant Kellogg Co. said Tuesday it is shuttering a snacks distribution center in far east Fort Worth and will lay off 201 employees by mid-August. Kellogg and competitors like General Mills and Post have been cutting costs and changing strategies as consumer trends shift away from processed foods in North America, a key market for Kellogg.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:52

The White House didn't provide a reason for his departure. Dubke founded Crossroads Media, a GOP firm that specializes in political advertising. While he was overseas, Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner came under increased scrutiny for his contacts with Russian officials.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:53

The findings are based on the agency's annual homeless count, undertaken by thousands of volunteers in January. More than half of the county's almost 4,800 homeless people were living without shelter. L.A., like other regions, participated in former President Barack Obama's challenge to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. Males comprised 63 percent of the area's homeless population with 4,672 and women made up 37 percent with 2,762.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:47

The auto struck 23 pedestrians, killing Alyssa Elsman , an 18-year-old tourist from MI, law enforcement sources and city officials said . Her sister remained in the hospital in critical condition, with a collapsed lung and broken pelvis, Aubry said .

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:45

Supporters of the president say it's laudable that Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and a trusted adviser, was working even before the inauguration to foster better relations with Russian Federation. Trump's " covfefe " tweet was deleted on Wednesday morning - but not before sparking a still-growing meme. The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts .

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:30

Before joining the White House in February, he had been a Republican strategist and founder of Crossroads Media. Earlier Tuesday, Trump retweeted a link to a Fox News story which claimed, based on a single anonymous source, that Kushner did not discuss setting up a backchannel with Russian Federation at the meeting.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:16

In a tweet early on Tuesday, Trump shot back against the Russia probes, writing: "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News ". "Back-channel communications with people are ways to communicate with people, again not in front of the press, as an example, but that information is not necessarily kept secret from the rest of the government", Kelly added.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:13

Perhaps in response, Donald Trump launched a fresh Twitter tirade this morning against Germany , accusing the country (again) of not paying its fair share of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation contributions and of running a "MASSIVE" trade deficit.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:07

McMaster, who said he was "not concerned" by the reports , and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly , who said Sunday that "any channel of communication , back or otherwise, with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing ".

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:01

E-470 was waiving tolls in response to the I-25 closure, CDOT said. A massive truck fire in south Denver has shut down all lanes on I-25, snarling traffic for miles in the middle of the work day. South Metro Fire Rescue reported on Twitter that it was putting foam on spilled fuel. All light rail service has been shut down between Dry Creek and Belleview.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:57

While his resignation comes as somewhat of a surprise, the veteran GOP strategist's resignation from one of the most prominent positions in the Trump administration could set precedent for other White House officials to leave too. Dubke was not a beloved addition to the Trump team, and some in the West Wing made their feelings known on the subject of his appointment nearly immediately.