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Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Practiced How to Avoid a Hug From Donald Trump

Well, now, thanks to some great behind-the-scenes video, we know that was also on the minds of the Clinton campaign. On Thursday, The New York Times published a story quoting Benjamin Wittes, a friend of Comey's, who described the ex-FBI director's efforts during a White House reception.

USA Local officials, officers honor Brownsville Police Department
Author: 0 Local officials, officers honor Brownsville Police Department

Idaho law enforcement gathered in Meridian Thursday to honor fallen officers at the 19th Annual Idaho Peace Officers Memorial ceremony. This second event allowed surviving family members and co-workers more opportunities to learn about coping and grief, and to build important social connections.

USA Thirty hurt as school bus crashes on Maryland interstate
Author: 0 Thirty hurt as school bus crashes on Maryland interstate

According to Maryland State Police, there was a bus southbound full of Philadelphia Police Department recruits also on their way to D.C. for Police Week activities right behind the accident. The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. and closed all lanes of the interstate in both directions when a Werner Coach rolled over on the highway. Photos and aerial video from the scene showed the bus on its side, on top of a guardrail, with debris scattered across the road.

Author: 0 Appeals court to weigh challenge to revised Trump travel ban

Although it does not explicitly mention Muslims, US District Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland accepted arguments that Trump's history of anti-Muslim rhetoric presented "a convincing case" that the second executive decree amounted to "the realization of the long-envisioned Muslim ban".

USA Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board
Author: 0 Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

Deborah L. Swackhamer said the affected board members' terms expired April 30. Two specific panels have been named already: The 47-member Science Advisory Board, which evaluates certain regulations and helps direct research done for the agency, and the Board of Scientific Counselors, an 18-member panel that assesses the diligence of that research.

USA Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku
Author: 0 Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

The Cheddar news network's Opening Bell, The Verge's Circuit Breaker and BuzzFeed's MorningFeed will have shows on Twitter live video, as well. The app will offer the exact same live streaming videos that are available on Twitter. One of the most popular video deals to date is its agreement with the National Football League, which had resulted in live games being streamed for free each week.

Author: 0 Civil Rights Groups Vow to Battle Trump's 'Religious Liberty' Order in Court

Greenblatt. The Executive Order on Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty directs the IRS to provide " regulatory relief " to faith-based organizations that are tax-exempt , a White House spokesman said on Wednesday night. Currently, under the Johnson Amendment , churches are not allowed to endorse or oppose a political candidate. For the second time in his short presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive order on religious liberty that's not almost as meaningful as his ...

USA Salina to Honor Fallen Officers
Author: 0 Salina to Honor Fallen Officers

During the 44th annual Detroit Police Interfaith Memorial march, the department revealed a special patrol vehicle with decals of the names of fallen officers on the hood. "They have a memorial baton and all of the officers are listed in that memorial", said Captain Jim Halsey with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Author: 0 Trump adviser to leave the White House

Assuming the reports are accurate, it's highly unlikely that Gorka is leaving the White House by choice, particularly following a Buzzfeed report last week that suggested he lacked the necessary security clearance to even be a national security adviser.

USA Fox News Braces for More Changes Amid Signs of Turmoil
Author: 0 Fox News Braces for More Changes Amid Signs of Turmoil

Hannity also tried to get a hashtag going in support of Shine - it took a couple of tries. "Gabe i pray this is NOT true because if it is, that's the total end of the FNC as we know it", declared Hannity on Twitter . "Best Sean." He followed up by tweeting #istandwithbill . Sherman's report notes that Shine's inability to change the culture of sexual harassment at Fox News may be the reason behind his lack of job security.

Author: 0 Two More Men Were Executed in Arkansas Last Night

Their deaths marked the nation's first-double execution since 2000, when Texas put condemned inmates to death on the same night. Williams' attorneys argued that the execution appeared to be "torturous and inhumane". Williams had labored breathing, and then grimaced slightly before losing consciousness, according to an Associated Press reporter who witnessed the execution.

Author: 0 Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

The US dairy industry - particularly in Wisconsin, where some dairy farmers have already felt an economic impact - has slammed the Canadian practices as unfair and called on the Trump administration to take action. "This is kind of like waving a red flag at a bull, the tweak we did with the unfiltered milk: it was nearly destined to draw a response". Canada carries a near $16 billion surplus when it comes to the exchange of goods from the forestry & logging, wood product manufacturing and ...

USA Pull Little Rock school's charter, authorizing panel urges
Author: 0 Pull Little Rock school's charter, authorizing panel urges

The taxpayer-funded school, which opened in 2008 and is now at 5615 Geyer Springs Road, must have the charter to operate. His salary a year ago was $153,249, Young said. Ivy Pfeffer, assistant commissioner for teacher effectiveness and licensure, as well as a charter panel member, noted that until earlier Wednesday morning, criminal-background and maltreatment-registry checks for several Covenant Keepers staff members were not in the state's records but the problems were corrected by midmorning.

Author: 0 Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

National unemployment rate sits around 4.5 percent, since the state is nearly two percentage points lower it reflects the population growth, and most jobs being filled are high skilled positions. Compared to March 2016, Arkansas' nonfarm payroll employment is up 16,600. The rates in Arkansas (3.6 percent), Colorado (2.6 percent), ME (3.0 percent), and OR (3.8 percent) set new series lows.

USA Donald Trump signs executive order to reform H-1B visas
Author: 0 Donald Trump signs executive order to reform H-1B visas

During the speech, Trump talked about the issues with NAFTA, problems with the H-1B visa program and issues with the government buying goods and services from outside America. The executive order will stop short of the one- to two-year moratorium on new skilled worker visas that Trump called for during the campaign. Trump also wants to toughen up the requirement that American-made goods be used in certain federal construction projects or in highway projects that are paid for with federal ...

Author: 0 Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program

Juan Manuel Montes' attorneys said their client is believed to be the first known person who qualifies for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to be deported by President Donald Trump. His lawyers acknowledged in the lawsuit filed in the Southern District of California that he had a misdemeanor on his record and "minor traffic offenses", none of which would have disqualified him from DACA.

USA ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records Have Doubled Under Trump
Author: 0 ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records Have Doubled Under Trump

It is also worth noting that Trump's number of undocumented immigrant arrests is paltry compared to that attained by President Barack Obama in 2014, when 29,238 undocumented immigrants were rounded up. ICE "focuses its enforcement resources on individuals who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security", spokeswoman Jennifer Elzea said in a statement.

USA Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice
Author: 0 Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice

Gorsuch took the oath of office-taken by public servants in all USA government branches-at the private ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m.at the Supreme Court. Gorsuch's confirmation comes at the end of a long, unseemly, petulant, politically and civically corrosive sequence of events that has gone on now for more than a year, and from which nearly no one involved has emerged unsullied.

USA Suspect arrested in Google exec's murder
Author: 0 Suspect arrested in Google exec's murder

An arrest has been made in connection to the murder of Vanessa Marcotte back in August of 2016. The 31-year-old is reportedly at the Massachusetts State Police barracks in Millbury, NBC Boston reported, on $1 million bail. Using a police K-9 unit, Marcotte's body was found at about 8:30 p.m., less than half a mile from her mother's home. He added that the DNA was not the same as the DNA in the case of Karina Vetrano, a jogger who was killed in New York City days before Marcotte died.

USA Arkansas plan to execute eight inmates halted by USA judge
Author: 0 Arkansas plan to execute eight inmates halted by USA judge

Friday, the Arkansas Supreme Court also blocked the execution of Bruce Ward. Her ruling covers nine inmates: six set to die this month, two who had earlier received temporary stays of execution and one whose death had yet to be scheduled.

USA Funeral arrangements set for Steelers' chairman Dan Rooney
Author: 0 Funeral arrangements set for Steelers' chairman Dan Rooney

The Penguins will honor former Steelers' owner Dan Rooney before Friday's playoff game. "There's no question about it, Dan was really a attractive reflection of his dad", he said . The Rooney Rule was formed by Mr. Rooney in order to promote diversity in coaching hires. He also praised Rooney on being a tremendous family man. Dan Rooney talked about it in 2012.

USA NCAA Passes New Early Signing Period
Author: 0 NCAA Passes New Early Signing Period

Let's break down the biggest changes. "But I would be remiss if I didn't say we're going to continue to take a very close look at early signing dates". That's a change from the current rule, which doesn't permit official visits until September 1 of the recruit's senior year. Proposal 2016-116 changes around some rules regarding official visits, allowing prospects to take school-paid visits starting April 1 of their junior year through the Sunday before the last Wednesday in June.

Author: 0 911 caller in San Bernardino school shooting: 'I'm scared'

File: Rachel and Leon Brandy with their son, Nolan Brandy, the nine-year-old survivor of a school shooting in San Bernardino . They are happy to inform everyone that 9-year-old Nolan Brandy, is recovering very well. A female employee at a San Bernardino elementary school is heard frantically telling a 911 operator there is an active shooter in the building, in audio recordings released by authorities.

USA Lawyer says man dragged off plane has concussion, lost teeth
Author: 0 Lawyer says man dragged off plane has concussion, lost teeth

The video showing Dao, who is now hospitalized after the incident, being pulled out of his seat and screaming as officers dragged him down the aircraft at Chicago O'Hare airport, received millions of views. Before they began picking names, United offered passengers $400 and a hotel room to give up their seats, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. John Slater, a United vice president, said that bumping passengers to accommodate airline employees happens infrequently, and that federal ...

USA Wall Street's bull sculptor wants 'Fearless Girl' moved
Author: 0 Wall Street's bull sculptor wants 'Fearless Girl' moved

Di Modica wants the city to show what procedures it followed when Mayor Bill DeBlasio, who was prompted by tens of thousands of signatures requesting he keep "Fearless Girl" on Wall Street, extended the statue's permit until February 2018. He said a permit shouldn't have been issued and that the statue shouldn't have been installed without his permission. "The bull is attractive, it's a stunning piece of art", Visbal told the New York Post .

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