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Oregon Ducks men's golf team to play for national title again

John Augenstein of Vanderbilt rolled in a 30-foot putt from the fringe to win his match in 19 holes against Edwin Li of Oregon. Defending national champion OR will be paired against Vanderbilt in the other semifinal match. We've been playing good golf all week long, and our guys did something really special this morning, whenever we were playing against Baylor. The Ducks, the fifth seed entering Wednesday's quarterfinal match-play competition, downed fourth-seeded Oklahoma State 3-2 and ...

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Officer's attorneys want Castile gun permit evidence omitted

Authorities later found Castile had a permit to carry. The defense says Yanez didn't know about the permit at the time, so the statements are irrelevant. SEPIC: Seventy-four seconds after Yanez activated his squad lights , he fired seven shots at 32-year-old Philando Castille as he lay dying, Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds began live-streaming on Facebook.

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United States tests ICBM interceptor system first time in three years

This was the first live-fire test event against an ICBM-class target for GMD and the USA ballistic missile defense system, according to an MDA spokesperson. It has conducted at least eight missile launch attempts since January, including firing ballistic missiles the past three weekends. The Pentagon , for its part, is conducting a review of its nuclear deterrent system, which includes intercontinental missiles, strategic bombers and nuclear submarines, in order to determine if ...

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'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

Jeremy Christian yelled as he walked into the courtroom Tuesday. "I wish we would hear you say these names, or even just tweet them", Rather wrote Sunday in an open letter to the president, which was shared more than 150,000 times. Olivia Leap lays flowers at Portland Max metro stop shrine to fallen heroes of the fatal stabbing by alleged white supremacist Jeremy Christian . The grand jury should convene by next Tuesday, he said, and Christian will be presented with any indictments at ...

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Ryan addresses budget office score of GOP health care bill

States would be allowed to waive the 10 federally-defined Essential Health Benefits put in place by the Affordable Care Act . The Congressional Budget Office announced yesterday Wednesday that 23 million people would lose insurance under the proposed health care bill and that premiums for seriously ill people would rise.

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Trump's relationship with Merkel 'fairly unbelievable,' Spicer says

Trump on Tuesday again attacked Germany for not meeting defense spending targets mandated by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and for its trade relationship with the USA, contending - without any explanation - that "this will change". The SPD have made clear they will resist pressure from Trump for Germany to ramp up defense spending, another issue that resonates well with German voters.

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Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

Rinaldi responded by saying a Democrat threatened him and that he only said he would shoot in self-defense."During that time Poncho told me that he would "get me on the way to my vehicle". A raucous end to a divisive Texas legislative session erupted Monday when a large protest over a “sanctuary cities” crackdown provoked a heated scuffle between lawmakers on the House floor.

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Gianforte apologizes during victory speech to reporter he allegedly body-slammed

Faith, Keith and I watched in disbelief as Gianforte then began punching the reporter. Immediately following the assault charge, three major Montana newspaper rescinded their endorsements of Gianforte. The special election was made possible when former Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke took a spot in the President Trump administration. He ended up winning the special election, but before that was determined, late-night hosts weighed in on the alleged assault.

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Missile test showed highly accurate warhead, says North Korea

Observers believe North Korea is trying to develop the capability to strike the mainland United States with a nuclear missile. North Korea likely showing its determination to push ahead in the face of worldwide pressure to rein in its missile programme and "to pressure the (South Korean) government to change its policy on the North", South Korea's joint chiefs of staff spokesman Roh Jae-cheon said.

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Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Appearance

Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, did not enter a plea during his brief arraignment on charges including two counts of aggravated murder, which carry the death penalty. - Christian said he was transient and "does not know the last time he had a permanent address". Micah Fletcher suffered a neck wound Friday after coming to the defense of two young women who were verbally abused by a man before he allegedly stabbed Fletcher and two other men who died.

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Tiger Woods Reportedly 'Asleep at the Wheel' in DUI Arrest

Then, he said he didn't know where he was or how far away he was from his home in Jupiter Island. At one point, police said Woods appeared to be on the verge of falling over and one officer rushed over to catch him if he had. "I think that he's struggling. I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again ". Woods has had a number of back surgeries, and takes prescription pain medication as a result.

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Cleveland fires 1 cop, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Officer Frank Garmback , who was driving the patrol auto when Rice was shot, will be suspended for 10 days starting Wednesday. The officer who was terminated, Timothy Loehmann , is alleged to have misinformed the police department about aspects of his employment application, according to a report by the NBC affiliate WKYC .

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Family pays respect for fallen service members at Middletown cemetery

Andrew Tollefsen, the senior vice commander at the Port Washington Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1819, who fought in the Battle of Hamburger Hill in the Vietnam War, was the VFW's grand marshal. It wasn't until 1967, however, that federal law officially named it "Memorial Day". Memorial Day is about remembering the men and women that made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

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May and Corbyn put on the spot in live TV grilling

In the only only televised appearance of the election campaign involving the two main party leaders, Labour leader Corbyn, faced tough questioning over his past alliances, with questions over his meetings with Hamas officials and his refusal to condemn the IRA cropping up.

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Trump praises troops as White House grapples with Kushner report

The December meeting between Kushner and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at Trump Tower focused on Syria, the source said . For Kushner's role with the Trump, he reportedly said, "My job is to put him in a good place". USA intelligence intercepted dispatches from Ambassador Sergey Kislyak telling his superiors about the talks. Separately, he told Fox News: "Any time you have channels of communication with a country, particularly one like Russian Federation, I wouldn't criticise it".

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USA successfully shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

The US now possesses only a single long-range, ground-based interceptor . Bennett said North Korea has only tested short-range ballistic missiles , but if it ever launches an ICBM , Tuesday's launch from Vandenberg AFB sent a powerful message to Kim Jong Un that he better think twice about aiming a nuclear missile at the United States .

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Sylvester veterans remember those killed in action

At the ceremony, crowds of people paid tribute to our fallen heroes and the ceremony even honored those veterans that are still with us today. Most of those who died were entombed in the Oklahoma until the bodies were removed more than a year after the attack.

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Suspect in fatal Portland attack yells about 'free speech' at hearing

The third man, Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, suffered serious but non-life-threatening wounds, police said . Destinee Mangum, 16, cried on camera as she told CNN affiliate KPTV , "I just want to say thank you to the people who put their life on the line for me".

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Summer Reading Program has begun

Grade school students are making the library their vacation destination this summer for a goal. Everyone is welcome to earn prizes and adventures to exciting places such as Angleton's Crocodile Encounter. Rising 6th-12th graders are invited to participate in 2017 Summer @ Your Library which features Dungeons & Dragons, Teen Hangout with pizza, teen writers, drone obstacle course, and jewelry making.

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Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Loehmann shot and killed Tamir on November 22, 2014 outside the Cudell Recreation Center. "They fired him for lying on his application, which I wish they would've fired him for killing Tamir", she said of Loehmann. First, it found that Officer Frank Garmback , who drove within feet of Rice, approached the scene wrong and should have stayed back. "This has been tough on our entire community, and definitely on the Rice family ", Williams said.

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Baltimore mayor to consider removing Confederate monuments

It is the fourth, and final, Civil War-era landmark the city has removed since late April. "We will take a closer look at how we go about following in the footsteps of New Orleans ". The city also has statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. It costs about $200,000 a statute to tear them down. In its report, issued in August 2016, the special commission recommended removing two - the Taney and Lee/Jackson monument - of the four.

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Justices side with police in California shooting case

Angel was forced to have his leg amputated as a result of his injuries. The problem with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit's rule, Justice Samuel A. "As relevant to this case, however, the general consensus from state criminal codes points to the same generic definition as dictionaries and federal law: Where sexual intercourse is abusive exclusively because of the ages of the participants, the victim must be younger than 16".

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Man missing after falling from cliff at Washington state park

Rescue workers will continue to attempt a search and recovery effort on Tuesday. Signs have been posted warning visitors of the dangers associated with getting too close to the cliffs in the rocky terrain. He said in April of 2016, a person drowned while swimming below the falls. A witness said he saw a young woman climbing the rocks Monday, screaming that her boyfriend had fallen, the paper reported.

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Arkansas Football To Be Featured On CBS Twice

The Horned Frogs have not played against the Razorbacks in Fayetteville since 1988. "They built up their resume that way". The Razorbacks opened the Stillwater (Okla.) regional two years ago by beating Oral Roberts 8-6 and Oklahoma State 7-5 before taking the title with a 4-3 victory over St.

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California student allegedly carjacked, forced to drive to Oregon

Coos County sheriff's deputies contacted police in the San Jose area and determined that the victim had been reported missing by family members after she did not show up for her own graduation ceremony. Someone saw the scared woman running down the road and called the Coos County Sheriff's Office around 10:15 p.m. Deputies, with help from the Bandon police, found the woman and located her vehicle, which will now be investigated.

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In tweet, Trump recognizes Portland victims for 'standing up to hate'

The mayor of Portland, Oregon , on Monday urged USA officials and organizers to cancel a " Trump Free Speech Rally " and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate and could be risky after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they tried to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade.

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Trump's communications director will be latest to leave the White House

He declined to comment further. It said that he offered to stay until end of President Trump's first overseas trip as USA leader. Trump returned to Washington on Saturday from a nine-day foreign trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican City, Brussels and Italy.

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PM Modi arrives on two-day visit to Spain

PM Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Merkel undertook comprehensive review of cooperation at the Plenary Meeting. "Prime Minister Modi and Chancellor Merkel reaffirmed the importance of the Indo-German Environment Forum (IGEnvF) in contributing to further cooperation on environmental issues, including biodiversity and climate change ".

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Man goes on trial for murder of two-year-old 'Baby Doe'

A composite image of the girl was shared by millions on social media. The girl's mother, Rachelle Bond , pleaded guilty in February to being an accessory after the fact. Authorities only identified the girl when Rachelle Bond texted a friend of McCarthy's three months later, telling him what had happened. The prosecutor said Rachelle Bond was drawn to McCarthy's interest in the occult.

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Dayton Blasts Legislators, Even as He Allows Budget Bills to Become Law

Gov. Dayton was under heavy pressure from teachers, union members, immigrant groups, and even some DFL lawmakers to veto numerous budget bills. The governor said lawmakers can only get that money if they reconvene for a Special Session and eliminate a few provisions of those budget bills.

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Chastain disturbed with women's representation in films at Cannes

BPM had been a favourite to win the Palme d'Or , alongside bleak Russian family drama Loveless and heist thriller Good Time , with The Square an outsider. Hailed as a "powerhouse performance" by Variety magazine, Kruger said the role had taken a huge emotional toll. Personally, I don't know what she's talking about.

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NBA Finals: The Warriors aren't the only team that has improved

After the game, James commented on his performance with, "I had a tough game, period". "Am I the reason that Brooklyn gave all their picks to Boston? ". Durant needs a Finals win to boost his stat-filled but trophy-absent career. Every night was challenging, and you can't just sleepwalk through a season, sleepwalk through the playoffs and expect to be here.

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Sweet relief! Gsellman leads Mets to 4-2 win over Brewers

Rene Rivera and Michael Conforto each hit an RBI double during a three-run fifth against starter Matt Garza . He also produced a sac-fly and a bases-loaded walk at the plate. Cabrera's throwing error allowing Jonathan Villar to reach in the fifth led to the Brewers' first run. Enlistees in the Navy take the United States Armed Forces Oath of Enlistment during a Memorial Day ceremony on the field before a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Milwaukee Brewers , ...

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Texas set to pass embrace new abortion restrictions

Chris Paddie authored the hotly debated language, saying it had "absolutely no intent" to discriminate. The two state leaders had asked legislators to prioritize automatic rollback elections for property taxes and a "bathroom bill" that would regulate which restrooms transgender Texans can use.

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Texas Lawmaker Calls ICE on Protesters, Threatens to Shoot Colleague

Immigration and Customs Enforcement on people protesting Texas' new anti-sanctuary city law at the state Capitol. The raucous protests on Monday were loud enough to delay the session and some Democratic lawmakers clapped along in support.


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