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Three teens face charges in shooting of 6-year-old MS boy

She collapsed again. Martin Archie and another family member carried her to a waiting truck, laying her in the backseat. Paying tribute to Kingston , his uncle, David Archie said: "Kingston was all outgoing". All three suspects in custody for the kidnapping and shooting death of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier have been charged with capital murder . The crime would be punishable by death, but a 2005 Supreme Court decision eliminated the death penalty for juveniles.

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Russians Discussed Potentially 'Derogatory' Info About Trump, Associates During Presidential Campaign

The US intelligence agents said the monitored conversations suggested to them that the Russians believed "they had the ability to influence the administration through the derogatory information", CNN reported citing sources in the US spy community.

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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick threatens to force special session over 'bathroom bill'

That includes a medical oversight law that previously died in the Texas House , after some of its most conservative members killed every item on a legislative calendar full of non-controversial issues. His comments were published just after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released a cost estimate of the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) Wednesday that projects that 23 million more people would be left without health insurance over the next decade if the measure became ...

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Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting

The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice . The Cleveland cop who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice has been fired, authorities said Tuesday. But memos from Loehmann's previous job with the Independence, Ohio, Police Department described a "dismal", "distracted and weepy" performance during handgun training in 2012, and recommended that he be released from the department, according to the Guardian .

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Gas Prices Fall 1.4 Cents Per Gallon Over Past Week

Hartford- $2.46/g, up 1 cent per gallon from last week's $2.45/g. The average price at the pump in SC and several other states, including neighboring Georgia and North Carolina, was the lowest in 12 years over the holiday weekend, DeHaan said.

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Memorial Day ceremony in North Augusta to draw hundreds

Douglas Julin, who retired in 2012 after leading the Red Bulls, said Memorial Day is the most solemn of national holidays, especially as USA soldiers continue to serve in conflict zones. At least one account says freed slaves in Charleston, South Carolina were the first to mark the occasion, when they celebrated the end of the war in 1865.

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US Secretary of State Tillerson to Turkish Ambassador: DC attack is 'unacceptable'

Video of members of Mr. Erdogan's security team viciously beating protesters, just as the Turkish president was departing the embassy in Washington, flooded social media sites last week. Dianne Feinstein of California also wrote a letter to Erdogan condemning the violence. The country is calling for a " a full investigation of this diplomatic incident ".

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Ohio's Voter Roll Purge Headed For Supreme Court Review

In asking the Supreme Court to take the case, Ohio Attorney General Michael DeWine said states are caught between some voter integrity groups who are suing to demand better cleanup of voter rolls, and voting-rights groups that say cleaning up is erasing valid people from the rolls.

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Trump marks Memorial Day with Arlington visit

Vice President Mike Pence attended the ceremony, along with Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis, and Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. He then rested his hand on his heart as a bugler played taps. After the ceremony, the president visited with families in Section 60 of the cemetery, where most of those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.

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Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington visit

He paid special tribute to two soldiers who died in Afghanistan , Army Capt. Andrew D. Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher D. Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard. Earlier Monday, Trump laid a wreath at the cemetery. Ahead of the ceremony at Arlington, the rumble of motorcycle engines filled a rainy morning in Washington on Sunday as thousands of bikers paraded around the National Mall for the 30th annual Rolling Thunder rally to raise awareness of US military personnel who went ...

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NOAA expects rough hurricane season in 2017

Earlier this year, Tropical Storm Risk (TSR), the climatological research group backed by University College London, Aon Benfield, and Crawford & Company, and other forecasters of Atlantic tropical activity were reducing their forecasts in the expectation that we would see a weak El Niño form by the time of the typical peak of the season, suggesting a slower year for activity.

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Trump considers major staff shake-up to rein in Russia disclosures

Last week, the Arizona lawmaker said investigations into allegations of ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation were reaching "Watergate size and scale". This is not the first time McCain has been vocal about the Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation. Trump was meeting with attorneys at the White House on Sunday, presumably over the latest development in the long-running Russian Federation intelligence saga, news reports said.

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Texas Lt. Gov. Calls Out House Members at End of Legislative Session

Movement on a new funding formula for K-12 public education occurred Thursday with passage of a House bill and adoption of an alternative by a Senate committee. "This is about leadership. a lack of it". Longley said. "There'd be no statute that says you have to do anything to be a doctor". "We started with a sizable shortfall, but we are ending this session with a balanced budget that invests in some very important priorities", House Speaker Joe Straus said in a prepared statement.

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Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

On "Fox & Friends" this morning, Brittany said Christian ran up to Trump and struck up a conversation. For many the holiday merely serves as cause for barbecues, picnics and family gatherings, which are great. The ceremony also included the singing of the National Anthem by the Holyoke High School Madrigal Singers, and the laying of wreaths in honor of veterans who served in American wars.

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Trump tweets thanks to US service members

To all Gold Star families , Trump said of their lost service members: "They each had their own names, their own stories, their own lovely dreams". "Stationed in Normandy, France both sisters most notably served in the Battle of the Buldge which was fought in the winter of 1944 and marked the last major offensive effort by the Nazis during the war".

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Man fires AK-47 while driving down Florida highway

Charles said he was unharmed but he stopped to help a woman whose auto was hit by bullets. Miami-Dade Police Officer Dan Ferrin said one victim drove himself to a hospital with a minor head injury due to debris from the shooting. Witnesses said they pulled over to check on one of the victims. According to police, the suspect lost control, started traveling northbound on the southbound lanes, then crashed again.

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Trump Administration Formally Launches Bid to Renegotiate NAFTA

In an effort to fulfill another campaign promise, the Trump administration moved to renegotiate a major trade agreement that candidate Donald Trump blamed for "massive" USA job losses since it was instituted more than two decades ago. "NAFTA is a trilateral agreement and the conversations need to be trilateral in nature". Trump has labeled NAFTA the worst trade deal in history. Honestly, Canada is a lot more dependent on trade with the USA than they are on trade with us.

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Clemson to host UNC Greensboro in NCAA Regional

Regional tournament passes are available for $55 for reserved seats and $40 for general admission seats. According to the selection committee, Auburn, Texas A&M, UCLA and MI were the final teams selected. This marks the first time that USM will be a No. 1 seed in a regional. The losers of game one and two will compete at 2 p.m. Saturday for game three of the NCAA Lubbock Regional.

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Ex-national security advisor Brzezinski dies age 89

I just knew him as the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have. Former President Carter said in a statement Friday night, "Rosalynn and I are saddened by the death of Zbigniew Brzezinski". When Communists took power in Poland six years later, he retired and moved his family to a farm in the Canadian countryside. The mission never reached the hostages, and eight servicemen died when their aircraft crashed.

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Memorial Day ceremony at Idaho State Veterans Cemetery

He then delivered a 20-minute address extolling not only those who died in battle, but also the Gold Star families they left behind. As Meyer called out the approximately 40 names, people in the crowd placed roses at the base of the Vietnam Memorial statute, a "symbol and monument of the lives lost".

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Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally

It featured Kyle Chapman, who described himself as an American nationalist and ardent supporter of Mr Trump. "With this being Memorial Day weekend when we honor the sacrifice of men and women who have served to defend and protect our friends, we would've thought that we would've heard something from the president".

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CPD increases Memorial Day weekend patrols

He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The other teenage boy was shot in the left shoulder and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, and the 20-year-old man went to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

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Hundreds gather to honor and remember our veterans

Timeline: May 5, 1866 - Residents of Waterloo, New York, observe a Memorial Day in honor of all who died during the Civil War. "Memorial Day is a day to remember all of those that have lost their lives serving", said Eric Griffeth, an attendee of the ceremony who visited his grandfather, a World War II veteran, following the ceremony.

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Heroes honored in Holyoke Memorial Day ceremony

He said during his time at Fort McPherson in Georgia, he met many other soldiers who were finishing their tours there after seeing combat in Vietnam. Among them was 94-year-old Barbara Thompson, whose late husband Miles flew B-29 Superfortress bombers over Japan during World War II.

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to join US-led anti-ISIS alliance

The UK Government has expressed its anger after US newspaper New York Times published photos showing the scene of the Manchester Arena attack that left 22 dead and several others injured. In a statement issued amid meetings with foreign leaders, Trump responded to British outrage over the leaks by calling them "deeply troubling" and vowing to "get to the bottom of this".

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White House considering 'vetting Donald Trump's tweets'

The team of lawyers would be tasked with reading the posts and then making any necessary adjustments or edits. He raised eyebrows after hinting that he may have taped conversations with ousted FBI director James Comey while his baseless claims that President Obama wire tapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election prompted an investigation.

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East Helena hosts annual Memorial Day Parade

For some, Memorial Day is about backyard barbecues and maybe getting a day off of work. "Whether or not you agreed with the Vietnam War or not, you served, because your country called", Rep. Former Greensboro Mayor Bill Knight, a foundation board member and a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, told the crowd that people need to understand the real meaning of Memorial Day.

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President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

This could include, as the Washington Post reported , a smaller role for press secretary Sean Spicer, more campaign-style rallies - although an event scheduled for Iowa on Thursday was canceled this weekend - and perhaps the return of Corey Lewandowski, who was sacked as Trump's campaign manager a year ago.

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DeWitt Gym Marks Memorial Day with 'Murph' Workout

The workout included a one mile run, 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 squats and then finished off with another one mile run. On top of that, the athletes wore weighted vests; men wore a 20-pound vest and women wore a 14-pound vest. "So the actual workout itself was one of Michael Murphy's favorite workouts", said Jeremy Donais, who is co-owner of CrossFit Fargo. "He's just one of the many courageous men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country that we think about and ...

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John Kelly: Kushner's reported 'back channel' attempt is 'no big issue'

Eight minutes later, Trump informed the world that his first trip overseas as commander in chief had been "a great success". In a statement given to the New York Times, Trump praised the "great job" Kushner is doing but he did not directly address allegations made against him.

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Four facts about the history of Memorial Day

Joe Colgan, a past Grand Knight with Council 1408, gave the crowd a short history of Memorial Day , pointing out that Monday marked the 149th celebration of the holiday, which began in 1868 as a way to remember lives lost in the Civil War.

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Memorial Day not about thanks, but remembrance

Memorial Day was observed in Trumbull County with a service at Ohio's first monument honoring those who died in the Civil War. Allison Jaslow heard it a couple of times as the long holiday weekend approached - a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.

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Donald Trump Hits Out At 'Fake News' Following Reports On Son-In-Law

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. "He just realizes that this is going to be a part of his presidency, and he's going to allocate additional resources to make sure that it doesn't derail him from the rest of the important work that he's trying to do".

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Video shows Oregon's stabbing suspect's rant before attack

As the girls prepared to leave the train, they turned and say the man stabbing people and they started running for their lives. "I am very thankful as a Muslim, I am very thankful as a Portlander", he told ABC News America . A third man who confronted Christian, 21-year-old Micah David-Cole Fletcher, survived the attack. "I just didn't want him to be alone", Macy said. "Their actions were fearless and selfless and should serve as an example, an inspiration to us all", Portland Mayor Ted ...

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Tiger Woods arrested on drink-driving charge

The 41-year-old golfer has won 14 major tournaments and 79 PGA Tour events - which is enough to rank him second on the list of all-time winningest golfers, The Associated Press reports - but his most recent major win came almost a decade ago, in 2008.


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