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by | May 18, 2017 | 11:17

Storing laptops in the cargo hold raises another risk: lithium ion battery fires that could create an explosion and bring down an airplane. Both companies have close ties to major US operators, with Air France-KLM allied to Delta Air Lines Inc.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:58

The mayor of Chetek, Jeff Martin, said in an interview with KSTP-TV that quite a number of emergency vehicles responded to the scene where the tornado touched down at the trailer park, located about 4 miles north of Chetek. The Red Cross of Wisconsin is setting up a reception center in Ladysmith, Wis., for those affected by the storms. Officials in Barron County and neighboring Rusk County have declared a state of emergency.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:08

The City Council voted 6-1 in 2015 to remove the monuments after several contentious public meetings marred by heckling and debate. Supporters say removing the monuments is akin to erasing history. Protestors turned out again, and security was tight, as the statue of P.G.T. Beauregard was taken down. On Tuesday, News 25 spoke with Beauvoir Executive Director Thomas Payne who said he's pushing for the monuments taken down in New Orleans to be kept at the Beauvoir and not in storage.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:59

Krasner faces republican Beth Grossman in November. The other Democrats included Joe Khan, a former city and federal prosecutor; Rich Negrin, a former city prosecutor and city managing director; and Tariq El-Shabazz, who did a stint as Williams' top assistant.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:57

Helicopter footage from News 9 in Oklahoma City showed extensive damage, as a large portion of a subdivision was destroyed by Tuesday's twister. There are also reports of substantial property damage in Conrath. There's a whole row where there should be trailers but there's nothing but debris. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of the devastating tornadoes that hit last night", Governor Walker said in a statement after touring the damage near Chetek.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:46

And he said the more that people say something can't be done, "the more you should be absolutely determined to prove them wrong". What will future Americans say we did in our brief time right here on earth? Following your convictions means you must be willing to face criticism from those who lack the courage to do what's right.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:28

Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. And that is to say nothing of the other measures that have yet to be settled - lynchpins of Rauner's agenda. They include a two-year freeze on the nation's second-highest property taxes, x which was voted on and defeated, and a measure Cullerton didn't call for a vote which covers cost-saving changes in workers' compensation program which Rauner claims is driving business out of the state.

by | May 18, 2017 | 09:47

This day has been observed in our country annually ever since. But we also vow to honor their sacrifice by ensuring that those who protect and serve have the support, resources, and training that the men and women of law enforcement deserve.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:38

Any adult or child who had blood drawn for a lead test since 2014 may have to be re-tested, the FDA said. MDHHS said in a news release Wednesday that less than 2 percent of lead tests performed in MI since 2014 - including 128 in Flint - were done using Magellan equipment that processed blood drawn from veins.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:18

The conductor, whose identity has not been released, was conscious and alert when police arrived on the scene, according to authorities. Search for us on Roku today! The suspect, who is in his 70s, was attempting to fire again when other passengers on the train stepped in and restrained him.

by | May 18, 2017 | 09:28

You're the one writing it". Fairleigh Dickinson University won a nationwide contest to bring the New Jersey-based band to play their graduation by generating the most interest on social media. Most of the students did not know he would be appearing. Bon Jovi gave some lucky college students the surprise of a lifetime! Iman Suleiman of Garfield, said she loves Bon Jovi because his music was featured on an episode of her favorite TV show, "Glee".

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:00

A slightly more impressive demo showed Lens recognizing the default Wi-Fi SSID information stored on a router's sticker and using that information to automatically log you into the network. Pinterest has a similar tool. Though not a competitor, Google's slimmed-down phone operating system aimed at cheap Android phones is reminiscent of Facebook's own "skinny" version, called Facebook Lite.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:31

A speedy colt purchased for a mere $8,500 at the Conquest Stable dispersal in November at Keeneland, he has won three races and placed in two others while earning $508,900. Lookin at Lee is a dead closer and will only have a shot if there is a lively pace scenario up front. Under a snug hold throughout, the powerfully built sophomore certainly left a lasting impression Wednesday morning, as did Hence , who was one of the buzz horses on the Churchill Downs backstretch leading up to the First ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:52

Attorney's Office. "MS-13 is responsible for murders of rival gangs and innocent bystanders as well as drug dealing and extortion in communities in the Los Angeles area", acting U.S. More than half of those charged are illegal immigrants, according to Deirdre Fike, assistant director in charge of the FBI's Los Angeles field office.

by | May 18, 2017 | 09:47

The White House has previously said it did not rescind Flynn's security clearances in the interim period after Yates made her notification, but before he was sacked. "I have to say that just watching her today, I wouldn't want to be against her". "There's certainly a criminal statute that was implicated by his conduct", Yates told CNN's Anderson Cooper .

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:21

Trump says "even that is possible". "It's all about the objective with which it's done". One contender who could prove politically palatable is Michael Garcia, a former US attorney in Manhattan with significant experience in terrorism and public corruption investigations.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:59

The twisters were among up to 29 that were reportedly spawned by powerful storms that raced through a swath of the central US stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes on Tuesday evening, destroying dozens of homes, killing two people and injuring dozens of others.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:41

Four of Brown's 22 counts are related to her taxes: one count of corruptly endeavoring to obstruct or impede the due administration of the Internal Revenue Laws and three counts of filing a false USA individual tax return for tax years 2012, 2013 and 2014.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:57

Gov. Greg Abbott made banning sanctuary cities in Texas an emergency item in January and has said he is prepared to sign the bill into law. About 50 protesters took over the lobby of the State Insurance building on the grounds of the Texas Capitol on Monday to protest Senate Bill 4 , a measure that would outlaw "sanctuary" jurisdictions in Texas and passed out of the Texas House last week.

by | May 18, 2017 | 06:29

Press materials explained that all would "be newly constructed facilities, featuring a manageable, easy-to-shop layout of 20,000 square feet with only six aisles". In South Carolina, Lidl will open stores next month in Spartanburg and Greenville. The company said that about 90 percent of its groceries would be exclusive brand products.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:19

The event was held in conjunction with the annual Police Officers Memorial Ceremony at the Elgin Police Department. Nationally, 145 peace officers died in the line of duty. She spoke of how, as a prosecutor, she sees first-hand how these officers not only enforce the law, but often got above and beyond, "They need to be encouraged constantly that we know the positive outweighs the negative, and what they do is appreciated", said Hirz.

by | May 18, 2017 | 06:09

That came in a series of tweets responding to stories about the disconnect between his spokespeople's comments on the firing of James Comey and the President's. The first candidate to arrive was Alice Fisher , a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W. Bush administration. The White House also shifted its stance on whether Comey's termination had anything to do with the Russian Federation investigation, at first saying it was not linked.

by | May 18, 2017 | 05:45

Trump's attempted travel bans have caused the number of refugees coming into the U.S.to plummet in the last two months, despite his executive orders largely being blocked in the courts. In addressing the Justice Department at the hearing in Seattle , 9th Circuit Judge Richard Paez pointed out that many of Trump's statements about Muslims came "during the midst of a highly contentious (election) campaign".

by | May 18, 2017 | 05:49

Officials with the Howard County Bureau of Utilities are working on shutting down the water main, and have asked the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company "to secure the power pole and ensure that it's not affected from the washout", Gerwin said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 05:19

Former Foreign Minister and Zionist Union MK Tzipi Livni declared her opposition to payments to the families of Palestinians terrorists, but said that Netanyahu could take "dramatic" steps and pass a peace deal and that there is sufficient support from both Trump and the Israeli Knesset.

by | May 18, 2017 | 05:07

DHS spokeswoman Jenny Burke said in a statement that "such senior positions are announced by the Department when made official by the Secretary. No such announcement with regard to the Office of Engagement has been made". "They feel like they're being ignored", Clarke said of his counterparts in local law enforcement. No Republican challenged Clarke for the office, and he enjoyed conservative support.

by | May 18, 2017 | 05:11

President Trump meets with the Russian foreign minister the day after he fires the man who's heading the investigation into his campaign's possible collusion with Russia on election meddling. "The president has a chance to clean up the mess he mostly created", Graham said, adding: "I have no evidence that the president colluded with the Russians at all.

by | May 18, 2017 | 03:22

Republican US Representative Jason Chaffetz , chairman of a House of Representatives oversight committee, said his committee "is going to get the Comey memo , if it exists". Earlier on Tuesday, as Common Dreams reported , a new Public Policy Polling survey showed that for the first time more Americans support impeachment proceedings against Trump than oppose them.

by | May 18, 2017 | 03:27

The Justice Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters. He said in an interview on Thursday with NBC News that Comey gave him this assurance during the White House dinner and in two phone conversations. But the blowback from Comey's firing left the White House reeling once again. Mr. Spicer said Friday that the president is "a little dismayed" with the media's treatment of him and his staff.

by | May 18, 2017 | 02:28

Defending Trump's actions, officials played down the importance and secrecy of the information, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement, and Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 02:30

Tacoma Police Officer Jake Gutierrez from my home state of Washington is one of the many examples of this cost. The memorial, at the site in Alrewas, Staffordshire, will be dedicated to the courage and sacrifice of the officers, who have lost their lives over the past 250 years.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:14

One frustrated senior administration official questioned why Comey didn't complain to Department of Justice officials or to Congress if he thought Trump was trying to impede the Flynn investigation. Speaking at a joint news conference with the visiting Italian prime minister, Putin said on Wednesday Moscow initially found debates about Russia's meddling in US politics as "funny" but said Moscow is now "concerned because it's hard to imagine what the people who produce such nonsense can come up ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:28

Guilfoyle, who co-hosts " The Five " at 9 p.m., told the Bay Area News Group that a "number of people" in the Trump administration have approached her about replacing the embattled Spicer , who was absent from press briefings last week due to his Naval Reserve status.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:57

Critics fear it will pave the way for asylum-seeking mothers and children to be kept in traumatising, prison-like conditions for weeks and months while their claims are assessed. Creating a searchable statewide database that allows property owners to see how each jurisdiction's proposed tax rates will directly affect their individual tax bill , along with detailed information about how they can make their voices heard in the local rate-setting process.

by | May 18, 2017 | 01:28

There are no reports of injuries and all employees have been accounted for. Responding agencies include the U.S. Department of Energy; Richland, West Richland, and Kennewick city fire and police; Benton, Franklin, and Grant County fire and police officials; Washington state patrol; and OR and Washington state officials.