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by | May 22, 2017 | 07:12

The monument honors over 20,000 law enforcement officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty throughout history. President Trump said that "attacks on our police are a stain on the fabric of our society". The document goes on to note that out of the 118 officers who died on duty previous year, 66 were "victims of malicious attacks". "Our law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day to make South Dakota a safe place to live", Jackley said in a press ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 06:24

It was just the dark brown colt's fourth career start, the fewest of any horse in the race, and only his second win . Cloud Computing hadn't run in six weeks. He ran a big race, but he won this not because he was better than Always Dreaming (Bodemeister) or Classic Empire (Pioneerof the Nile), but because he had what is clearly a huge advantage in horse racing: rest.

by | May 22, 2017 | 06:19

McMaster his national security adviser in February was a masterstroke". President Barack Obama warned Donald Tru. Around the same time, Politico reported that Obama personally warned Trump during the transition that Flynn was problematic.

by | May 22, 2017 | 07:59

A witness who was walking with the victim reportedly told police the suspect seemed "intoxicated and incoherent", according to the newspaper. Police have identified the victim in a fatal stabbing at the University of Maryland early Saturday as 23-year-old Richard Collins III.

by | May 22, 2017 | 06:05

After hinting at a potential US presidential run in GQ's comedy issue earlier this month, Dwayne Johnson shed light on his presidential plans while sitting down with Jimmy Fallon. The 45-year-old actor-and-wrestler told GQ last week he believes he has what it takes to rule the USA and has been considering the idea of moving into politics " more and more " over the past year.

by | May 22, 2017 | 05:43

That missile traveled about 500 kilometers before crashing into the sea, according to South Korean and US officials. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In called a National Security Council meeting in response to the latest launch, Yonhap news agency reported.

by | May 22, 2017 | 05:37

The development will bring conspicuous significance to the summit that was proposed by the US President Donald Trump and being hosted by Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz. The new entity, Raytheon Arabia, which will have its base in capital Riyadh , is set to focus on implementing programmes that create indigenous defence, aerospace and security capabilities in the kingdom.

by | May 22, 2017 | 04:50

The contractor says contamination was found on one worker's protective clothing, which was removed. No other workers were affected, and all members of the crew were cleared for normal duty. "There is no evidence of a radiological release". Hanford officials have said the age of the tunnel, the very wet winter and spring, the construction techniques and and the materials used in the old tunnel might have contributed to its collapse.

by | May 22, 2017 | 03:40

The subpoena probing Flynn's ties to Russia is part of a broader investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and alleged collusion between President Trump's campaign and Moscow. Flynn's previous appearances on, and payments from, Russian state media - including an event in which he appeared sitting next to Russian President Vladimir Putin - were also seen as red flags.

by | May 22, 2017 | 03:02

The protest in Caracas comes after a tumultuous 24 hours. The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on members of Venezuela's Supreme Court following a series of rulings that the USA says has usurped power from the nation's opposition-controlled congress and sparked a deadly wave of unrest.

by | May 22, 2017 | 02:34

Chaffetz talked to reporters about his decision from his home in Alpine, Utah, later Thursday. Chaffetz, 50, announced in April that he would not be seeking re-election in 2018, and told KSL News radio host Doug Wright in a text message later that day that there was a possibility that he would be stepping down from his post early.

by | May 22, 2017 | 02:03

The conversations picked up by United States intelligence officials indicated the Russians regarded Flynn as an ally, sources said. They had six phone calls before the election, and Reuters reports that the Trump campaign had "another 12 calls, emails or text messages between Russian officials or people considered to be close to Putin and Trump campaign advisers".

by | May 22, 2017 | 01:49

A joint statement from the European Commission and the Department of Homeland Security said officials will meet again next week in Washington , DC "to further assess shared risks and solutions for protecting airline passengers , whilst ensuring the smooth functioning of global air travel".

by | May 22, 2017 | 00:34

The Daily Beast cited European security officials in its exclusive reporting. A U.S. ban on now ubiquitous laptops could cause havoc with more than 3,250 flights a week scheduled to leave European Union airports for the USA this summer, according to industry data.

by | May 22, 2017 | 00:17

Republicans now have 52 senators, so 19 of them would have to break ranks and vote to convict a Republican president, assuming all Democrats voted to do so. "It can not be perceived as an effort to nullify the election by other means", he said. The Republican-led House voted on December 19, 1998, to impeach the president on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice .

by | May 22, 2017 | 00:44

The date of the hearing has not yet been set. Also, the New York Times reported on Friday that Trump had told top Russian diplomats who visited the Oval Office last week that firing Comey relieved "great pressure " on him. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said on May 10, according to the paper. Rosenstein also said he was not aware that Comey had requested more resources for the Russian Federation probe before he was sacked, as some reports have alleged.

by | May 22, 2017 | 00:18

Manhattan prosecutors said in court that Richard Rojas, 26, of the Bronx, told police after his arrest that he wanted to "kill them all", that they should have shot him, and that he had been "hearing voices". Connect with NJTODAY.NET Join NJTODAY.NET's free Email List to receive occasional updates delivered right to your email address! Rojas served at a Navy base in Florida and aboard a destroyer, USS Carney.

by | May 22, 2017 | 00:48

But any exceptions will need to be approved by top supervisors, and the reasons must be documented, allowing the Justice Department to track the handling of such cases by its 94 USA attorney's offices. But Sessions said "it is important to note " that unlike previous memoranda , his policy gives prosecutors discretion to avoid sentences that "would result in an injustice".

by | May 22, 2017 | 00:08

The tweet caused a stir in the U.S. media. The New York Times has since reported that the president asked Mr. Comey to pledge his loyalty during a private dinner in January, but was instead only assured of his "honesty". Trump abruptly fired Comey on Tuesday, saying Comey had lost the confidence of the public and his own intelligence agency. Clapper spoke following Trump's sudden firing of Comey last week, which drew sharp criticism because it came amid the FBI's probe into Russian ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:48

Feld executives called a press conference in Sarasota earlier this year to announce that because of declining attendance combined with high operating costs are among the reasons for closing. What was long promoted as " The Greatest Show on Earth " wraps up with three shows Saturday and three Sunday. Clarissa Williams, a 38-year-old stay-at-home mom from West Hempstead, New York, took her 8-year-old daughter, Nylah, to the show.

by | May 21, 2017 | 23:40

The association of flight attendants says it is proud of the American Airlines crew that handled a disturbance on a Hawaii-bound flight Friday and allowed the plane to land safely. "He was very quiet, moving very sluggish", passenger Grant Arakelian said, according to the Associated Press . Airport police say Uskanli had been drinking but was not drunk.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:04

It is now obvious that President Trump fired James B. Comey as FBI director to get him off the Russian Federation investigation, right? Because it was a closed briefing, it's unclear exactly how Rosenstein described how he knew Trump would fire Comey.

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:10

The launch came just one week after the North fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile, which according to Pyongyang flew nearly 800 km and was capable of carrying a "heavy" nuclear warhead. Pacific Command, said in a statement. "While the government is open to possibility of dialogue with North Korea, it will continue to stand firmly in response to provocations, saying that North Korea should immediately stop any provocations that violated UN Security Council resolutions".

by | May 21, 2017 | 22:00

Miranda made it clear that Sunday's protest is not directed against Pence as a human being, explaining, "He is our brother, he is a child of God, and we will respect his human dignity", he said. Pence was described as a man of "deep and abiding faith" and as someone who was able to work with people on both sides of the political aisle in his introduction before receiving his honorary doctorate.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:08

The proposal is a departure from Republican orthodoxy. White House officials told several outlets the details still need to be ironed out but that Ivanka Trump is expected to play a major role in shaping the policy. While Social Security and Medicare would be spared cuts under the president's proposal, other safety-net programs would take a hit, including Medicaid, food stamps, federal worker benefits and farm subsidies.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:14

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - will be crucial GOP swing votes as they seek to get a bill through the chamber. "Look - we'll do our job over here and then we send it over they're going to have to do their job over there".

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:16

Lee. Dozens in the crowd held lit torches, and joined the rally in chanting phrases like, "You will not replace us", "Russia is our friend" and the heavily criticized alt-right slogan , " blood and soil ". Police were called to the park and the protests ended without an arrest. The crowd quickly dispersed with no further incidents, according to police.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:54

He is due to reappear in court next week. Rojas is next scheduled to appear in court on 24 May. Rojas drove his auto from the Bronx to Times Square, where he sped into the bustling Crossroads of the World, hitting almost two dozen people on the sidewalk before steel security barriers finally stopped him, authorities said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:17

Saturday in thick underbrush in an area of dense woods near Interstate 495. Authorities said they believe they have found the body of a Duke University student who had been missing for almost a week, according to WCBV in MA. Police from around the area spent every day this week searching for Doherty in Franklin and nearby Bellingham. On campus, Doherty is a member of Duke's chapter of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:55

Trump and Mr. Comey. In a Republican-led Congress, though, it doesn't seem likely that whoever replaces Chaffetz as oversight chair will be less interested in meddling in D.C. Jason Chaffetz has already said he won't run for re-election, but now he might be leaving office more than a year before his term is over. Thursday, Mr.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:01

A quick turnaround on Nafta would be a much-needed win for the embattled president, who learned this week that former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller will investigate Russia's role in the 2016 election and possible links to the Trump campaign.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:49

Since then, the President had said nearly nothing in public about his legislative agenda, focused instead on firing the FBI Director, and dealing with a growing investigation into the Russian Federation matter. Amid Justice interest, Trump formally chose Flynn as his national security adviser. President Donald Trump is assailing the naming of a special counsel as "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has told members ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 14:40

Standing near the statue City Council has voted to move but must stay put for at least six months thanks to a temporary injunction, Perriello called for a different approach. The Charlottesville Daily Progress reported that chanters also cried: "Russia is our friend", and "Blood and soil". "We are a Welcoming City, but such intolerance is not welcome here".

by | May 21, 2017 | 14:02

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the federal agency charged with conducting research to improve working conditions and prevent work-related injury and illness among US workers and this mission extends to police officers.

by | May 21, 2017 | 14:33

UPDATE 2:10 p.m. - Tornadoes have been spotted on the ground in western Oklahoma . Cleveland County is not now under a tornado watch. The threat for flash flooding will increase with storms Friday . A slight risk is to the east of that area up to Stillwater, Ponca City, Shawnee and Ardmore. Where there is greatest heating will probably mark the best chance of severe storm development, thus the higher risk for severe storms is projected south and east of Chicago (see highlighted map).