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by | May 25, 2017 | 08:22

Leonard also reported that emergency crews were on the scene and had rescued several individuals trapped in homes due to tornado damage. So far, no reports of any serious injuries. Numerous trees down and damage to a home on Swann Road, possible tornado damage. The sheriff in Stokes County is also reporting that a tornado touched down near Trinity Church Road.

by | May 25, 2017 | 09:00

Republican Gov. Phil Scott today rejected legislation, Senate Bill 22 , that sought to eliminate criminal and civil penalties for the adult use and possession of marijuana. But pot is only sold commercially in half of those states , while the other half are still regulating how to proceed after recent legalization votes.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:31

So his mother went to every class with him, scribbling down notes and helping out however she could. He uses an iPad , laptop, voice-recognition software and a special mouth stylus to communicate, but could not take notes or write the answers to tests.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:12

In his remarks, Trump called on Arab leaders to purge their countries of religious extremists, offering a more conciliatory tone to the Muslim world than he'd had on the campaign trail. "That means honestly confronting the crisis of Islamic extremism and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds", he went on. The rhetorical error could have potentially derailed Trump's overall message.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:41

It predicted the same for the original version of the House bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., downplayed the report Wednesday as "a technical procedural step". This would create significantly cheaper insurance for people with few health care needs, while leaving the sick to pay "extremely high premiums" that would "rapidly rise" over time.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:41

The Trump budget assumes there will be continuous economic growth of 3 percent a year with no economic downturn, which would eventually produce a balanced budget. "It relies on a heroic economic estimate", MacGuineas said. "And we will do that", he said. "The President's budget is a suggestion". Since becoming president, Trump has at times wrapped congressional Republicans in a clumsy embrace that many have welcomed, wooing House members with Oval Office facetime or trips on Air Force One.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:43

But he called Trump's tweet "inappropriate". "All I can tell you is, well I know what, I know that I'm not under investigation. Me". Mr Spicer said he was "not aware of any recording" that may exist from Mr Trump and Mr Comey's dinner.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:37

He was speaking in an interview with private broadcaster NTV after returning from an official visit with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Washington , where they met U.S. Two men were also arrested by D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department on the scene - Jalal Kheirabaoi of Fairfax, VA, and Ayten Necmi of Woodside, NY, according to police reports.

by | May 25, 2017 | 08:42

And it omits any proposal for negotiating prescription drug prices, a frequent Trump talking point. "Basically dead on arrival", said the Senate's No. In states that reinstated the limit, such as Kansas and ME, many of those who had their benefits stopped were still not working a year later. The cut, though, represents less than 1 percent of the roughly $62 billion that NY spends on its schools, when property taxes and all state aid are included, said E.J.

by | May 25, 2017 | 07:40

John Thune of North Dakota, the No. 3 Senate Republican. The proposal reflects a conservative vision of smaller government, a drastic rollback of programs for the poor and disabled to prod them into the workforce and a robust hike for the military and border security .

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:34

A Missouri House committee has endorsed a bill authorizing discounted electric rates for steel and aluminum production facilities after removing a more controversial provision. House Utilities Committee Chairman Rocky Miller said the panel removed the more contentious portion so that it wouldn't drag down the incentives targeted for the steel mill and aluminum smelter.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:45

I am excited for the future of the Alabama basketball program and looking forward to getting to work as we prepare for next season. They can either continue to be talented college basketball athletes, or throw their hats into the NBA draft and hope for the best.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:28

Congratulating the day of Khorramshahr's freedom, the President said: "Khordad 3rd is the day of victory against aggression and freedom of Khorramshahr with God's will by Islam warriors and I congratulate this day to the whole Iranian nation and Imam Khomeini's soul".

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:11

Likewise, a 10-year, $191 billion reduction in food stamps - nearly 30 percent - far exceeds prior proposals by Capitol Hill Republicans . Congress will soon have its say on the matter, and it's certain that Democrats and moderate Republicans will recoil from some of the harsh cuts Trump is proposing for domestic programs.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:46

Trump said in a string of Twitter posts on Friday. "Everybody's convinced: They say there is no collusion", Trump said. "I want to get to the bottom if Russian Federation or anybody is trying to tamper or play with our election", Trump told Fox News' Jeanine Pirro.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:13

But then, needing to top herself, Cher appeared in a classic throwback outfit to the exact one she wore in " Turn Back Time's " video: a flowing curly black wig, thigh-high boots, leather jacket and a black sheer/bikini! The singer didn't dance, but performed the acoustic driven slow-burning song in front of giant images of the beach and ocean and ended the song with teary eyes.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:08

In Barron County, officials are estimating between $10 million and $12 million in damage after a tornado ripped through the area, destroying a trailer park in Chetek, killing one person. Upon further infestation by the National Weather Service it was found the tornado packed winds of 140 miles per hour. The rest of the path ranged from EF0 to EF1 with mainly tree damage and mostly minor structural damage.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:50

Earlier this week, the Times reported that Comey kept detailed memos of his conversations with Trump, including one from a February meeting in which Trump suggested he "let go" of the investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser who resigned the day after the president's meeting with Comey.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:32

CBS Miami reported that police responded to a call about the man flashing a gun at cars near SW 104th Street and Hammocks Boulevard. A police officer said he saw Sullivan walk from an apartment complex. The word "Joker" is scrawled on the right side of Sullivan's forehead while the left side has a tattoo of The Batman logo with the words "F**K Batman" on the wings and dagger piercing the bat's heart.

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:01

The UM Board of Curators was scheduled to have a special meeting by teleconference Tuesday afternoon, and an announcement on the selection of a chancellor was expected Wednesday. Bowen Loftin stepped down as well . The Columbia campus' enrollment and revenue have dropped since the protests, with university administrators attributing at least part of that to negative public perception over the campus' racial acrimony.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:03

Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on CNN . After Trump landed in Tel Aviv, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed "hope that one day an Israeli prime minister will be able to fly from Tel Aviv to Riyadh ". Introducing Trump, Saudi King Salman described Tehran as a mutual foe and a source of terrorism they must confront together. Aside from talks about the deal with Saudi Arabia , Trump is expected to address several key issues with Israeli leaders, including laying the ground ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 22:02

He was the former manager of the J.J. Newberry department store in Rockland. It was one of the oldest homes in Union. Spokesman Steve McCausland said a call to firefighters brought crews to the home at about 2 a.m. Seven area fire departments responded to help fight the fire. Due to the extent of damage, Union Fire Department requested the State Fire Marshal be called.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:14

Complicating the issue is that the law passed by the voters applies to federal offices, so unless the state constitution is changed, ME could have two voting systems in place for the next major election: one for state candidates and one for federal candidates.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:05

However, there have been no claims that the cuts will generate more than the lost revenue value. Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program, while a wave of Medicaid cuts - on top of more than $800 billion in the House-passed health care bill - could deny nursing home care to millions of elderly poor people.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:50

Lieberman , who represented CT in the Senate as a Democrat and is now an independent, was believed to be the frontrunner for the nation's top law enforcement job. In 2006, Lieberman narrowly lost in a Democratic primary to Ned Lamont but was elected as an independent. But many Democratic senators said he was the wrong pick, given that he has no background in federal law enforcement like previous FBI directors.

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:28

Trump also expressed an even loftier hope than an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement: "I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East, and that would be an incredible accomplishment".

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:46

President Trump's approval ratings continue to fall as voters increasingly see his decisions to fire FBI Director James Comey and to reveal classified information to top Russian diplomats as inappropriate, a poll released Friday shows.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:09

Testifying before a House panel, former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan said he was aware of contacts between Russian officials and people involved in the Trump campaign and grew concerned that Moscow had sought to lure Americans down "a treasonous path".

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:53

Days later, the Times reported that Trump had asked Comey in February to end his investigation into disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and that the Trump transition team knew that Flynn was under investigation by the Justice Department when it chose to name him to that post .

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:25

Authorities roughly estimate its value at $500 million, pending the plants' weighing. The plants are used in the manufacturing of opium, and growing them is far from legal. Only one other opium poppy plant field has been in the United States this year, which was in California, according to the sheriff. Around 10 deputies and SBI agents wore protective clothing to pull hundreds of plants out of the ground at the home.

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:02

Trump has repeatedly blasted the FBI investigation and has called the idea that anyone on his campaign colluded with Russian Federation - which the US intelligence community has concluded did meddle in the 2016 elections - a "hoax" and has blasted it as a "witch hunt".

by | May 24, 2017 | 21:12

And though this is their first meeting, they've already sparred. The meeting will occur against the backdrop of a suicide bombing in Manchester on Monday that killed 22 people . Media captionWill Trump envy Pope's Vatican wall? As president he's divided his time between the presidential mansion and his sprawling luxury clubs in Palm Beach, Florida, and Bedminster, New Jersey.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:52

The Cardinals' righty allowed one run and two hits actoss eight innings and struck out ten while his opponent threw nine innings with just one run allowed over three hits and 10 strikeouts. Puig returned to the outfield for the next inning. Pederson collided with left fielder Cody Bellinger on a fly ball near the wall in the seventh inning, the taller Bellinger going over Pederson to make the catch.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:52

How serious is botulism? Botulism outbreaks are rare, according to the CDC's website. It started last month after a few customers who'd eaten Valley Oak Food & Fuel's nacho-cheese sauce suddenly ended up in the ER. Other types include wound botulism, in which spores of the bacteria get into a wound and make a toxin; infant botulism affecting a baby's intestines; and latrogenic botulism, which occurs if too much botulinum toxin - Botox - is injected for cosmetic or medical reasons, such as ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 20:24

Brennan, who reminded lawmakers that the CIA engages in intelligence gathering and assessments, not criminal investigations and prosecutions, repeated that he knew only of " contacts and interactions". That's according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press sent Monday by Flynn's legal team to the Senate Intelligence committee. Investigators also have questions about contacts between the Russians and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.