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'Alt-Reich' member charged in fatal stabbing of black student

The attack is being investigated as a hate crime because Urbanski belongs to the Facebook group "Alt Reich: Nation", where members post disparaging remarks about African Americans, women, Latinos and Jews. "I know people are hurting", Police Chief Hank Stawinski said. The victim and suspect did not know each other, police said. Mitchell said the department has stepped up patrols on and around campus.

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, ex-aide to former US President Jimmy Carter, dies

Mr Brzezinski served in President Carter's administration from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981 for his work in helping to normalise relations between China and the US. Carter had known Brzezinski before his election and asked him to leave Columbia University, where the effects of Soviet communism had been the focus of much of his work.

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Ariana Grande plans Manchester benefit concert after attack

She said that the concert would raise money for the victims of the attack and their families. In an emotional, lengthy Instagram post on Monday, Grande expressed love to all her fans, and stressed that fear and division should not be the result of the tragedy.

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Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

Saturday, she embraced many at the vigil and declared, "Give it up for love!" before breaking down; leaving early, she said quietly, "He did the right thing". Rick Best was fatally stabbed on a train in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, according to Portland police. Police say Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, of Portland was also stabbed and is in serious condition at a Portland hospital.

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Laptop Ban Might Expand to All Flights In and Out of US

Kelly pointed to a March 21 ban on large electronic devices in the cabins from 10 Middle East and North African airports. Authorities at the time said that the initial ban was put considering a previously undisclosed terrorists' plot, involving explosives hidden in an electronic device.

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Ceremony at Saratoga National Cemetery honors those killed in action

At 10:30 a.m., Minneapolis is holding a Memorial Day ceremony at Lakewood Cemetery. Crusaders for Veterans CEO and President Kevin Cuttill said, "This is where you really feel the patriotism". She said the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Infantry Division - known as the Red Bulls - was formed 100 years ago, the same year the US entered the fighting in World War I.

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Saratoga National Cemetery Honors Fallen Veterans

She is the sister of a veteran. Col. Clark C. Barrett of the Michigan Army National Reserve presented the keynote speech at the ceremony. It did not become more common until after World War II, and was not declared the official name by Federal law until 1967.

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Nation pays respects to America's war dead on Memorial Day

Trump said. Visitors pay their respects on Memorial Day at Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 29, 2017. The Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery held a ceremony Monday morning to honor those who died in combat.

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Mother to victims: 'You will always be our hero'

A convicted felon from Portland , Christian was shouting ethnic and religious slurs to intimidate two women riding on a MAX light-rail train, according to one of the women and other witnesses. "They lost their lives because of me and my friend and the way we look", Mangum said. "He was just telling us that we basically weren't anything and that we should kill ourselves".

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Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack

Rachel Macy, 45, shared the heartbreaking message from Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche Monday - three days after the 23-year-old died trying to defend two young women from the crazed rantings of a man police identified as Jeremy Joseph Christian .

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Memorial parade, program keep promise to honor the fallen

It's in memory of the fallen people who never returned to the United States.its a great country to live in". Memorial Day, the day set aside to reflect on the death of our loved ones and honor those who have sacrificed their lives in the service to their country, should always be a day of solemn reverence.

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MS politician sorry he called for lynching after Confederate statue's removal

And the other monuments honor people who defended an explicitly racist institution like slavery - including Jefferson Davis, who was not only president of the Confederate States of America but actually called American slavery "the mildest and most humane of all institutions to which the name "slavery" has ever been applied".

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'All Gave Some, Some Gave All': America Commemorates Memorial Day

Standing in camouflage uniforms at the entrance to Riverside Cemetery, the Vietnam Veterans of America members prepared to join the color guards from area veterans organizations in ceremonies Monday, May 29, honoring those who served in the nation's military - and all-too-often - sacrificed their lives.

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Merkel warns against "simple answers" after Trump meetings

G-7 leaders were unable to reach unanimous agreement on climate change after U.S. President Donald Trump said he needed more time to decide whether to back a key climate accord. Her spokesperson, Steffen Seibert , told reporters Merkel felt it was right to flag differences in Germany's ties with the United States in order to maintain healthy relations.

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Child Thrown From Waterslide at Opening of Brand New California Water Park

Below is footage of the event happening. "Six went to the park and five came back", said Scott of the day, when the couple took their four sons to the water park. Park officials said they followed the manufacturer's guidelines for the slide, which has height requirements. He rolls over in the air and lands onto the concrete.

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President Trump observes Memorial Day with somber service at Arlington

President Donald Trump paid tribute on Memorial Day to the men and women who have died in combat, saying they "all share one title in common and that is the title of 'hero'". The younger Kelly was a Marine killed in Afghanistan in November 2010. Trump's remarks at the Memorial Day ceremony was his first public appearance since returning from a nine-day foreign trip.

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Fort Jackson National Cemetery Honors Fallen Soldiers

Adams said speeches and parades will never be enough to honor those who died protecting America's freedom. "He is a former veteran and was a part of the last horse-mounted cavalry unit in the United States , his flag is flying here behind me", Schorurs said.

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CHETEK TORNADO: Victim identified as Eric Gavin, 45

The National Weather Service has received scattered reports of tornadoes among the severe thunderstorms rumbling Tuesday afternoon over the Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma , downing power lines and toppling utility poles but having little other effect.

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Kishwaukee Cemetery service to honor fallen Veterans

She said now she'll never forget what Memorial Day means. But even before he enlisted, he remembers honoring the fallen. "We have veterans from World War I, World War II, Vietnam, Korea, so we've got a variety of different eras represented".

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Veterans, Exchange Club Prepare for Memorial Day

So, while you enjoy some extra time off, consider taking a moment to reflect on the selfless service of the fellow American service men and women who served and died to preserve our freedom. His family went to the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, expecting that with only a few hundred Americans in the area "it would be a nice, quaint ceremony to celebrate the day", he said.

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Trump to lay wreath at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Trump added: "To the entire Kelly family, today, 300 million American hearts are joined together with you". He recounted the stories of Green Beret Capt. Prior to the remarks, the president also placed a memorial wreath of red, white and blue roses at the Tomb of the Unknowns. This Federal holiday is to is to remember those who were killed in the line of duty and at the cemetery in Fayetteville more than 8,000 flags were placed next to each headstone ahead of the ceremony.

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Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

Gianforte is now an issue for Republicans after he was caught on audio recording body-slamming reporter Ben Jacobs during a confrontation. It's also worth noting that, despite winning in last night's election, Gianforte significantly underperformed compared to how Republicans fared in Montana during the 2016 general election.

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UFC fighter celebrates KO victory by proposing to girlfriend

Thanks for having my kid, my baby", he proclaimed. "We're opening up a facility, if you know what I mean". Taking a page out of light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier's book, Teixeira started the fight with a big pick-up and slam to put Gustafsson on the ground, but the fight didn't stay there after a scramble to quickly get back to the feet.

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Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland

The two men were killed after intervening. Heidi Beirich, director of the Intelligence Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups, told NBC News on Sunday that the suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, seemed closer in profile to the people involved in the slew of racist or allegedly racist incidents apparently triggered by the campaign and election of President Donald Trump .

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Jason Chaffetz announces early retirement from Congress

As chairman, Gowdy would lead the House's oversight of President Donald Trump and investigate whether the president attempted to quash an FBI investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn. FILE - In this December 17, 2015 file photo, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz , R-Utah speaks Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Psychologists break down the mysteries of Donald Trump's handshake

His aggressive grab-and-yank handshakes with Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , to name only a few, have spurred intense scrutiny both in the news and on social media. In an interview with the Journal du Dimanche (JDD), the French president said the long handshake had meaning. "One must show that you won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, but also not over-publicize things, either".

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What is Memorial Day?

More than 12 percent of the USA population served in the armed forces during World War II. The former Army captain and Iraq War veteran had a ready reply, telling them, matter-of-factly, that she considered it a work weekend. According to the History Channel, it was created after the Civil War as a way to honor those who had died in the war. "The tradition, this ceremony is so important to honor the tradition of this national remembrance day".

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Everyday is Memorial Day

This day of remembrance should remind us every year that we have struggled as a nation to protect our way of life and to lead the world in the effort to help other nations defend theirs. It wasn't until 1968 that the day was officially called Memorial Day. The commission is meant to encourage and coordinate commemorations in the United States of Memorial Day and the National Moment of Remembrance, in which all Americans are asked to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m.

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Europe can't rely on US, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel

On the heels of last week's G7 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a wake-up call for European Union nations on Sunday. Merkel said Europe's need to go it alone should be done "of course in friendship with the United States of America , in friendship with Great Britain and as good neighbors wherever that works".

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Memorial Day weather: Cloudy, then clearing, with highs around 73

Morning clouds will give way to partly sunny skies on Tuesday , allowing temperatures to rebound to the mid/upper 60s. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Similar to last week, showers and thunderstorms will target portions of the South for much of this week. Our rain chances increase as we head into the weekend and that cold front moves closer to the mountains.

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What should you do if you witness a racist or Islamophobic tirade?

Authorities say Meche and Ricky John Best were killed Friday trying to stop Jeremy Joseph Christian from harassing Hudson's daughter, Destinee Mangum, and her friend. Online funding pages have emerged for the families of the two slain men, the injured man and the girls who survived the attack. On Friday , police said detectives wanted to speak to the two women.

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USPACOM Chief: North Korea's Latest Missile Test 'A Recipe For Disaster'

South Korea's unification ministry expressed a need to reopen an inter-Korean communication hotline, which was severed early past year following North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. on a new sanction resolution, and both China and Russian Federation said they supported a negotiated solution through dialogue. U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea's presidential envoy that Washington was willing to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement under the right ...

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Abbott promises special session announcement "later this week"

Asked how much pressure he feels from Patrick to include those issues on a special session agenda, Abbott said sharply, "None". Dan Patrick had named those issues priorities in the homestretch, and Patrick has pushed for a special session on them.

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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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