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Tony Brown: Brown qualifies for 100-meter dash title race

EKU had two runners in the men's 5,000 meters. The NCAA Outdoor Championships are scheduled to take place June 7-10 at Hayward Field, home of the University of OR track and field team. Furman (S.C.) University sophomore Ryan Adams, a Hudson native, qualified for the NCAA Championships after his performance at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships East Preliminaries May 27 at the University of Kentucky.

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Donald Trump handshake a "moment of truth" says Emmanuel Macron

According to Macron, the tense exchange ahead of Thursday's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit was " a moment of truth " between the two political leaders. president at the last available moment to embrace German chancellor Angela Merkel , another of Trump's handshake nemesis. The tense moment during Trump's first trip overseas as President became the latest of Trump's handshakes to draw attention online.

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Was Raikkonen sacrificed for Vettel?

Australian Daniel Ricciardo , who was unlucky not to win past year, finished third for Red Bull, while Lewis Hamilton , who had started 13th, ended up in seventh place. "So we'll regroup, get the vehicle back to where we know it's comfortable for the next races, try to understand the ultra-soft tyre a bit better and come back stronger".

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McMaster: We are not worried about 'back channel'

It has been claimed Kushner discussed setting up a backchannel with the Russian ambassador in December. The Post reported that "Kislyak said Kushner suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications".

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Laptop carry-on ban could cause 'catastrophic' fires, shouldn't be extended, pilots warn

The Washington Post reported Monday that President Trump disclosed to top Russian officials highly classified information about terror plots involving the use of laptops on flights. secretary of state for homeland security, John Kelly, EU ministers and European Commission officials. But airlines believe it is merely a matter of time before the ban is put in place, a prospect which has alarmed European Union officials, who want to know more about any new threats and the disruption ...

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Greg Gianforte Apologizes for Body-Slamming Reporter; Wins Montana Election

But Gianforte also spent more than a minute apologizing for his actions Wednesday night, when he allegedly assaulted reporter Ben Jacobs of the British newspaper, the Guardian . "That's his model, Donald Trump ", she told reporters. Jacobs also captured the incident in an audio recording, in which Gianforte can be heard yelling at the reporter.

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Notre Dame Students Walk Out On Mike Pence During His Graduation Address

In a statement , they said they meant to protest against Pence primarily over his stance on immigration, same-sex marriage, and his support for President Trump , which they claim doesn't align with their Catholic faith. Pence , during his address, spoke briefly of Trump, praising his speech to the leaders of 50 Arab and Muslim nations earlier in the day in Saudi Arabia.

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French Pres. Macron: Long Handshake With Trump 'Not Innocent'

The newly elected president said the fierce handshake during their first official meeting on Thursday was " a moment of truth ", in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche . During this meet, Macron pointedly turned past Trump to embrace German chancellor Angela Merkel and later shook hand with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, and Belgian Prime Minister, Charles Michel, before greeting the US President.

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Another man linked to Manchester attack arrested by police

McIver, who served with Cheshire Police, was at the concert with her partner, Paul, who was wounded in the deadly explosion. A total of 14 people are in detention in Britain and Libya over Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester by a British-born man of Libyan origin.

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The French President Confirms He 100% Fucked Up Trump's Hand On Purpose

The Odoxa poll also said 58 percent of French citizens thought Macron would be a good president, while 47 percent thought he would do better than his Socialist predecessor Francois Hollande. But he clarified he does not believe in "the diplomacy of public invective but in bilateral dialogue". "Macron was solid in his exchanges with Trump".

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Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

But Michael Warren of The Weekly Standard said his White House sources make it clear that while Kushner is on solid ground with the boss, and likely has more leeway than most, that there are always limits. He met separately last December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to Washington , and Sergey Gorkov, the head of the government-owned Vnesheconombank, which has been subject to US sanctions because of its role in ...

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Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect's extreme views eyed

Mangum thanked the men that came to her aid. "He was just telling us that we basically weren't anything and that we should kill ourselves", Mangum recalled of the incident. A man fatally stabbed two people and injured a third on a commuter train in Oregon's largest city Friday as people confronted him for "yelling a gamut of anti-Muslim and anti-everything slurs", a Portland police spokesman said.

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JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

Kennedy Hyannis Museum will feature an exhibit called JFK at 100: Life & Legacy. A ceremony was held Monday morning to honor the 35th US president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Francis Xavier Church. Caroline Kennedy's children, Tatiana, Rose and Jack Kennedy Schlossberg also shared their thoughts in the video. John Allen, executive director of the JFK Hyannis Museum, said President Kennedy understood the power of the arts and humanities.

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United States to quit Paris climate deal: Trump tells 'confidants'

Tearfund's Head of Advocacy, Paul Cook, said: "While Tearfund welcomes the continued strong commitment from six of the Heads of State, to tackle climate change , we are disappointed that the United States could not reach a consensus". out of the deal. Withdrawal would risk making Mr Trump unpopular not only with his allies overseas, but also with activists at home. Trump was attending the G7 summit in the Italian island town of Taormina , where leaders of the world's seven largest ...

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No evidence of Trump team collusion with Russians: White House

The committee issued a subpoena for Flynn to provide documents related to its investigation of possible Russian interference in the 2016 US election and whether there was collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia . Coats told senators at a Senate hearing that it would be inappropriate to discuss private conversations he'd had with the president. Nevertheless, Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said Coats and NSA director Mike Rogers ...

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Trump hands Putin a win at first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting

After the speech and some tense run-ins with his peers, Trump and the other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders gathered for a photo op on stage, while leaders mingled and chatted with one another. Speaking to alliance leaders on Thursday in Brussels for the first time, the U.S. president said massive amounts of money are still owed. The UK Government has expressed its anger after USA newspaper New York Times published photos showing the scene of the Manchester Arena attack that ...

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Buckingham Palace announces minute's silence across Britain for Manchester attack victims

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday she would raise the issue of leaks from a probe into the Manchester terror attack that have infuriated British authorities with their U.S. Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, a Manchester native, said on Friday he would donate the proceeds of his show next Tuesday in the city to a fund supporting victims and their families.

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Supreme Court decides only Democrats can use race in gerrymandering

He continued, "The Supreme Court says race can be a factor in redistricting but no the predominant factor, a rule that is so vague, so broad, and so lacking in a definable legal standard that it is not really a rule at all". The state's Republican legislative leadership had asked the Supreme Court to get involved, but the Democratic governor and attorney general said they did not want to defend the law.

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Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of Kushner's outreach to Russian Federation

After the November 8 election, Kushner and Flynn also discussed with Kislyak the idea of creating a back channel between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that could have bypassed diplomats and intelligence agencies, two of the sources said.

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GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election

Importantly for President Donald Trump , Gianforte's win marks the latest retained Republican seat, kept by the GOP even as the seat-holder was drafted into the Trump administration. His opponent was folk singer and Democrat Rob Quist . The cowboy-hat-wearing musician making his first run for Congress had some financial problems in his past that Republicans jumped on.

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Dan Rather Urges Trump to Mention Portland Anti-Muslim Attack Victims

These men stood up to a known white supremacist, 35-year old Jeremy Joseph Christian, to defend two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab, from his anti-Muslim attacks. Mr Trump responded within hours to an April shoot out in Paris that killed two. Others noted that the President also has never mentioned the murder of a Black newly commissioned U.S.

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Manchester searches turn up valuable info

Hopkins did not elaborate on the material that has been found so far. Reports in the USA disclosing details of the investigation sparked outrage among British officials. Crowds gathered at well-known sites including London's Parliament and Trafalgar Squares and Manchester's Albert Square. Reuters noted that at the time of the post , details of the Ariana Grande Manchester benefit had yet to be ironed out.

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Have fun on Memorial Day, but don't forget purpose

This provides a three-day weekend for Federal holidays. We honor the war dead, and others who have gone before us, not because they died, but because they lived and gave us so many reasons to be grateful to them. Southern states resisted celebrating the national holiday because they saw it as commemorating Union soldiers. We celebrate that with trips down the shore, big barbecues, road trips , and pool parties.

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Brokerages Expect Bill Barrett Co. (BBG) to Announce -$0.25 Earnings Per Share

The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Thursday, August 3rd. Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG ) now has P/E ( Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company's industry has 21.79 P/E and the sector P/E is 16.24. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $8.00. CAMG Solamere Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Bill Barrett during the fourth quarter worth about $103,000.

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5 jurors picked for Cosby trial, 2 know a sex assault victim

Bill Cosby, right, leaves after attending jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Pittsburgh, Pa. The actor-comedian once known as America's Dad for his beloved portrayal of Dr. Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show" is charged with drugging and molesting a Temple University women's basketball team manager at his home near Philadelphia in 2004.

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Police arrest 19-year-old over Manchester attack

Abedi, a 22-year-old Briton of Libyan descent, died in Monday's explosion , which killed 22 others and wounded almost 120 as crowds were leaving an Ariana Grande concert. Eleven other men between the ages of 18 and 44 also are in custody. They say he returned to Britain from Libya on May 18, and likely completed assembling his bomb at a rented apartment in central Manchester .

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Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

He is reported to have done so before Mr Trump assumed the presidency, so would have been a private citizen at the time . The latest reports hit close to the Oval Office , alleging that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner proposed secret back-channel communications with Russian Federation during the presidential transition.

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Trump's Israel trip sparks 'revival of encouragement'

USA officials have said Trump shared Israeli intelligence in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.The President's words came as he visited Bethlehem during a visit to the Middle East.Rep. After enduring eight years of the Obama administration, Rubin says he had "high hopes" that Trump would personally state that Jerusalem is the "undivided capital" of Israel .

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44 people rescued after high tide traps them on breakwall

Four people had jumped into the water in an attempt to pull out two children who'd fallen in, officials said. "We helped them get out and get to the shore, pulling them sideways so that they weren't in the current anymore", said Swartz. In total 44 people were evacuated by partner boats and 5 people were treated by EMS crews at the scene and at staging areas. Boats from the Harbor Master's office, the Coast Guard and a local boat rental company were used to ferry stranded tourists to a ...

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Remaining 11 countries to take forward the TPP

Spearheaded by former United States president Barack Obama, the far-reaching TPP - which notably excludes China - would have rewritten the rules of 21st century trade and was seen as a way to counter Beijing's regional economic dominance.

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Sad Mother's Day for family of slain OH nurse's aide

Police investigate the shooting Friday in Kirkersville , Ohio . "I remember he had given candy to the kids and it was just so sweet because he was new you know so, this is just our gratitude to say thank you for protecting all of us". From there, investigators said after having shot the police chief, Thomas Harltess going into the nursing home and fatally shot the two workers before in turn dying.

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Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

VFW Post 79 members Leroy Morse, Jack Bonner, J.W. Lewis and David M. Davis spent time this week cleaning up and placing flags on the graves of military veterans at Magnolia Cemetery in Meridian in preparation for Memorial Day Monday. A place where we may not be able to freely express our opinions or afford the meat for our Memorial Day BBQ. But it didn't become an official federal holiday until 1971.

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Pope's gift to Trump -- book on environmental protection

She was raised in a Communist-supporting family in Slovenia and was not baptised as a child. The first lady placed flowers at the feet of a statue of the Virgin Mary and spent time praying at the Bambino Gesù Hospital during her visit. Asked by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as they began talks in front of a battery of cameras if he was exhausted, Trump, 70, said he had "covered a lot of countries, lot of leaders, some great leaders".

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Annual Memorial Day parade Monday

Memorial Day activities will be held throughout Branch County Monday. Many services will include honor guards and musical performances. The official observance of Memorial Day is Monday, but the honors started rolling out Friday. The ceremony is at 10 a.m.at the Lemoore Cemetery, located on Lemoore Avenue south of Spruce Avenue. In the event of inclement weather, the VFW ceremony will most likely take place in the Ogdensburg School gymnasium.

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On health care, the choice is truly yours

House Republicans boast that their health care bill would reduce average premiums, but that's because the insurance policies will generally cover less. The House bill has also been criticized by the like of Sen. Cornyn warned that while the caucus hasn't agreed on a bill yet, they've reached enough consensus to start working on the text after the break.


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