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Jun 02 2017

North Carolina Students Remain Alive At National Spelling Bee

The results will determine the bee semifinalists on Thursday from among kids who correctly spell both their oral-spelling words on Wednesday. Fifteen spellers have adva...

Jun 02 2017

Trump's cryptic tweet 'covfefe' #1 trend on Twitter

That spot, SafeHouse Chicago, is located just off of the Magnificent Mile, and for patrons who visit the spy-themed restaurant between now and Friday, we have a special c...

Jun 02 2017

Western Springs, Lake Forest girls advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee finals

Mulay said he found the written test challenging. "It was pretty exciting". Daniel Chen, of Chino Hills, on Thursday correctly spelled his first word, "perinephric", ...

Jun 02 2017

Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election, apologizes for violence against reporter

Gianforte was cited for misdemeanor assault stemming from a scuffle in which the candidate allegedly " body slammed " Jacobs, who was asking a question. "Great win in...

Jun 02 2017

City makes it official: Four Confederate monuments removed from New Orleans

Early Wednesday, the equestrian statue of Confederate Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, who died in New Orleans in 1893, came down. I agree that the first monum...

Jun 02 2017

Portland Murder Suspect Believes Stabbings Were 'An Act Of Patriotism'

He was yelling racial and religious epithets that day, police documents say. A U.S. civil rights group report documented almost 900 such incidents in the 10 days foll...

Jun 02 2017

Comey to testify to US Senate intelligence panel on June 8

In response, Trump has repeatedly denied any collusions between his campaign and Russian Federation. They say they also hope Comey's testimony will answer questions tha...

Jun 02 2017

MovieBob Reviews: WONDER WOMAN (2017)

Jenkins and screenwriter Allan Heinberg are particularly fond of scenes in which Diana coolly emasculates the men she encounters simply by being better than them. "That w...

Jun 02 2017

Ex-Bemidji assistant principal charged with child porn

The U.S. Attorney's office says 34-year-old Brandon Mark Bjerknes of Bemidji appeared in federal court Wednesday. Those devices, as well as social media accounts, contain...

Jun 02 2017

Jury to hear closing arguments in Oklahoma officer's trial

Shelby told the jury she believed Crutcher may have been reaching into the vehicle through a partially open window in search of a weapon. Seconds after someone in the...

Jun 02 2017

Electronic health records vendor to pay $155 million

In addition, Cowles said the company illegally offered kickbacks to health care providers in exchange for promoting its software. The case represents the first time the...

Jun 02 2017

Donald Trump's Communications Chief resigns

President Trump released a statement to The New York Times on Sunday, offering praise for his son-in-law . Trump has called the Russian Federation inquiry a "wit...

Jun 02 2017

Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal: U.S. media

Asked whether China had talked to the Trump administration about the Paris agreement, she said: "China and the United States have close communications about a wide variet...

Jun 01 2017

TriMet Stabbing Suspect Rails In Court

As he sat in the back of a police patrol auto, court documents say Christian lamented "That's what liberalism gets you". He denied being a neo-Nazi, but he added, "...

Jun 01 2017

White House communications director quits after just three months

Mr Dubke wrote in a statement that it had been an honour to serve Mr Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications...

Jun 01 2017

Trump reportedly inviting world leaders to call his cell

The important take away from this is, of course, that Spicer did not elaborate or explain what was covered by the phrase "on these matters". I once wrote that he was th...

Jun 01 2017

Call me on my mobile, says Donald Trump in breach of protocol

A Republican consultant, Dubke joined the White House team in February. State Department and National Security Council officials typically prepare scripted talking points...

Jun 01 2017

Portland train stabbing suspect makes his first court appearance

You've got no safe place". At a "free speech" march in Portland , he draped himself in an American flag and made a series of derogatory remarks. He says his main conce...

Jun 01 2017

Portland white supremacist describes stabbings to court: 'I call it patriotism'

As a judge listed his charges-two for aggravated murder , intimidation in the second degree, attempted murder and being a felon in possession of a restricted weapon-Chri...

Jun 01 2017

The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore

Aside from Kasowitz, the White House is considering bringing on old campaign hands to help manage the fallout. Although Spicer coordinated several briefings for the p...