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Cleveland policeman who fatally shot Tamir Rice is fired

Officer Frank Garmback , who drove the patrol vehicle to the park, "would be suspended for 10 days beginning Wednesday", The New York Times reports . "There...


After Hate Killings, Portland Mayor Wants Anti-Muslim Rallies Canceled

Portland has spent several days reeling from the deaths of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, 23, and Ricky John Best, 53, who were stabbed and killed as they tri...


Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

According to witnesses of the attack, a white man riding an eastbound MAX train in Portland early Friday afternoon began yelling what "would best be character...


California Kayaker Survives Great White Shark Attack

Frightening new footage has emerged of a shark attack in the United States, in which a shark bites into a man's kayak. His wife, Karen Mace, then quickly call...


Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

Yanez's trial began Tuesday with the start of jury selection. MINNEAPOLIS (AP ) — MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The graphic video showing Philando Castile's final...


Memorial Day event at Veterans Cemetery canceled due to rain

He has such a passion for the Army and serving his country. About 30 people turned out to enjoy the fellowship of veterans and friends during the ceremony, host...


Trump 'wide open' on whether to support Paris climate accord

Speaking after the close of the G7 summit, which saw all the world leaders involved except Trump recommitting to the Paris climate deal, Merkel said the time ...


Kushner sought secret back channel with Russian Federation

Speaking generally, national security adviser H.R. McMaster said "we have back channel communications with a number of countries". Trump simply waved and walk...


Scouts honor fallen veterans at Marietta National Cemetery

Every year on the last Monday of May, Americans gather to honor the sacrifice of those who have given their lives in service to their country. It did not become...


Trump to lay wreath at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Trump said, calling those who have served in the military "special, special people". Trump also singled out for special mention Homeland Security Secretary J...


Gianforte wins in Montana; apologizes to reporter

While Gianforte's assault garnered national attention, and speculation that it might hurt his chances Thursday, about 260,000 Montanans had already voted by abs...


UFC Fight Night results: Alexander Gustafsson mauls Glover Teixeira for win

With another win, Oezdemir could enter the title picture in a thin light heavyweight division. A few of the shots I thought were going to stop him from coming...


Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack

Police say the disturbance began when a man on a light-rail train "began yelling various remarks that would best be characterized as hate speech toward a varie...


G.O.P. Candidate Cruises to Victory After Allegedly Assaulting Reporter

Republican Greg Gianforte won a special election for Montana's at-large U.S. House seat on Thursday, a day after being cited for assaulting a reporter, for wh...


Macron explains his tense handshake with Trump

The president's unique grip raised eyebrows during his visit to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit last week, where he appeared to painfully twist the ...


Our Voice: Memorial Day means many things to our nation

Memorial Day was meant to be a somber occasion, but it is has turned in many cases to be known more as three days away from the office. The annual day of reme...


Showers may wash out Memorial Day plans, parades

For today expect showers and thunderstorms with highs in lower to mid 80s. West wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Showers and a few s...


Merkel moans over reliability of Europe's major allies

She described the summit as a wake-up call, adding: " The times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few d...


Lexington student to compete in Scipps National Spelling Bee

A big key to her success was the time she had spent studying prior to taking to the stage at Buckeye North Elementary School in Brilliant. "She wants to stay ho...


Gov. Abbott Will Decide on Special Session Later this Week

We're talking about a possible special legislative session. The threat of a special session has loomed since the Texas House and Senate could not agree on pro...


President Trump reacts to Portland attack

President's account, instead of his personal account . The attacker, identified as Jeremy Christianson, was later arrested. The nature of the Portland atta...


Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties

Merkel's comments at a campaign rally signal that last week's Group of Seven and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summits will reinforce her effort to unite...


Trump quickly finds voice on Twitter after returning from foreign trip

That made the US President the only one of the Group of Seven leaders who declined to face the press. Trump also sounded off on the election of Republican Gre...


United Kingdom police arrest two more after Manchester attack

Authorities have said they believe the plot was months in the making. Police say officers are at the theater but are not giving further details. Pop star Ari...


Axios: Trump Tells 'Confidants' US Will Leave Paris Climate Deal

The United States of America is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join ...


Macron calls handshake with Trump 'moment of truth'

He succeeded, but just barely. Mr Macron told the Journal du Dimanche newspaper his approach to the encounter had been about getting respect. "It's not th...


Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal: Axios

Anxious about Trump's tendency to make things worse for himself with unscripted remarks, the White House staff has kept the president a safe distance from journ...


Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill

A new Quinnipiac University poll found that backers of the House Republican health plan could feel pain at the polls. On May 4, by a four-vote margin, the H...


Trump Praises Gianforte Victory a 'Great Win' in Montana

Gianforte reportedly " body slammed " Jacobs at the candidate's campaign headquarters after receiving being questioned about the GOP's ObamaCare replacement pla...


Singh leads Langer by a stroke at Senior PGA on Trump course

Langer was 11 under through 13 holes in the second round when play was stopped Friday, one shot ahead of Vijay Singh , who shot 68 amid wind measured at more t...


Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

He claims the administration could seek a rehearing in the 9th Circuit "not if, but when they lose", petition for a Supreme Court review of the 4th Circuit'...


Cano, Heredia homer in Mariners' 5-0 win over Red Sox

It's something that had not happened in club history - not in the ugly early years of the franchise nor the recent rebuilding past. Offensively, Jean Segura l...


Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

By the time the results were certain, Clinton and her advisers felt that it was too late to make a speech; she wanted to consider carefully what she had to sa...


To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Rochester's annual Memorial Day Parade was blessed with sunshine and clear skies on Sunday, as the marchers walked from the Town Hall down Constitution Way,...


Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train

Police say they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an OR man suspected of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspe...