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Author: 0 Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiation process

In a letter to congressional leaders, Mr. Lighthizer said the administration will start talks with Canada and Mexico as soon as 90 days from Thursday, in line with congressional rules on negotiating trade deals subject to expedited consideration by lawmakers.

Local Judges Raise Thorny Questions About Revised Trump Travel Ban
Author: 0 Judges Raise Thorny Questions About Revised Trump Travel Ban

Travel order case heard "en banc" before a panel of all judges of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (covers Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia). No court ruling was expected Monday from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. "It's not a Muslim ban". Ten of the court's 13 judges who heard Monday's arguments were appointed by Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton.

Author: 0 Flags at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Pelham police were in attendance, they said via social media, and honored the memory of fallen officers from across the nation. The document goes on to note that out of the 118 officers who died on duty past year, 66 were "victims of malicious attacks".

Local Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open
Author: 0 Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

Testimony from former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper confirmed many publicly known aspects of Flynn's short tenure in the Trump administration and the Russian Federation investigation broadly, but did not reveal classified information or elements that are still under investigation.

Local Fredericksburg area letter carriers to collect food Saturday
Author: 0 Fredericksburg area letter carriers to collect food Saturday

Volunteers and letter carriers will collect them. "She noted that every donation, no matter how small, will help us serve those of our neighbors who are struggling to put food on their tables". Here in the Huntsville area, letter carriers take the canned goods and other non-perishable food items to the Food Bank of North Alabama , churches and other agencies.

Local Trump signs $1 trillion spending bill keeping government open through September
Author: 0 Trump signs $1 trillion spending bill keeping government open through September

Congressional Republicans who were opposed to the bill said they were helpless as Senate rules would have forced them to gain Democrat votes to pass a measure. 3, 2017. Democrats argued they won most of the battles surrounding the bill, and several media accounts have suggested Trump and the White House were losers in the negotiations.

Author: 0 Yates says she warned White House that Flynn could be 'blackmailed'

Flynn was compromised by the Russians". But she said she didn't know if the White House took any additional steps to restrict Flynn's access to sensitive or classified information. She had been scheduled to appear in March before the House intelligence committee, but that hearing was canceled. The ranking Democrat on the committee, Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) accused Nunes at the time of attempting to "choke off public info".

Author: 0 Takeaways From Buffett's Address To Berkshire AGM

Billionaire American investor Warren Buffett has denounced the Donald Trump administration's healthcare overhaul as a huge tax cut for wealthy individuals like himself. By comparison, the two stock-pickers at Berkshire, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, manage about $20 billion between them and get paid $1 million a year in salary, plus bonuses based on the amount by which they beat the annual returns on the S&P 500 index.

Local Rape charges to be dropped in Maryland school case
Author: 0 Rape charges to be dropped in Maryland school case

Spicer was commenting on a case at Rockville High School in Maryland, just outside of Washington, in which two recent immigrants from Central America, ages 17 and 18, were charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in a school bathroom. Montano's attorney told FOX 5 last month that sex between his client and the 14-year-old girl was consensual. Prosecutors declined to bring conspiracy charges, and statutory rape charges were not appropriate in the case because neither teen was a full four ...

Author: 0 Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

Senator Lisa Murkowski and U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan. Trump's new order asks for a review and replacement of the Obama administration's last five-year oil and gas development for the outer continental shelf to be reviewed and replaced. Trump's order also blocks expanding marine sanctuaries, continuing his streak this week of gutting protections for national monuments. The Trump administration wants to open parts of the eastern Gulf of Mexico for drilling, which would threaten ecosystems ...

Local ROK begins early voting to replace ousted president Park
Author: 0 ROK begins early voting to replace ousted president Park

South Korea's presidential election is scheduled fo. As of 1 p.m., about 7.72 million people, or 18.17 per cent of the electorate, cast their ballots since the two-day advance voting began on Thursday, the National Election Commission (NEC) said .

Author: 0 Wizards squeak out win to go up 3-2 on Hawks

They have scored off made baskets in this series with guards John Wall and Bradley Beal and available wing shooters. All of the Hawks starters scored in double digits as well, yet no player scored over 19 points. There is a glut of information to go over in this series, and plenty of statistics that tell the story of its five games so far. With the Hawks' win Monday, it's now tied at two with the series headed back to Washington for Game 5 on Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Race not factor in San Diego pool party shooting

Zimmerman said that a helicopter from Sand Diego police department arrived first at the scene. The Metropolitan Police said they arrested two 18-year-olds and a 19-year-old on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts.

Local Israel refuses USA extradition request for JCC bomb suspect
Author: 0 Israel refuses USA extradition request for JCC bomb suspect

Kadar is accused of making threatening calls to a JCC preschool in Tampa, a Jewish Community Alliance preschool in Jacksonville, Maimonides Hebrew Day School in Ft. In 2016, several New Zealand schools received telephoned bomb threats and some of the institutions evacuated. A spokesperson for the Department of Justice did not know whether Kadar would be extradited to the United States to face charges.

Local Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding
Author: 0 Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

Orrick called the order broad and vague and said the plaintiffs, the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara County, were likely to succeed on the merits of their lawsuits challenging it. In his decision, Orrick wrote that the "plain language" of the order issued by Trump on January 25 threatens all federal funding for cities, counties and states deemed by the Trump administration to be sanctuary jurisdictions that limit cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in ...

Local Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed
Author: 0 Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

The 39-year-old French national who shot and killed a police officer in Paris just days before the nation's presidential vote was armed to the teeth, had a long criminal record and spent more than a decade in prison for other violent crimes, including trying to attack cops, officials say.

Local Trump Criticizes Canadian Milk Policy As 'Very Unfair'
Author: 0 Trump Criticizes Canadian Milk Policy As 'Very Unfair'

MacNaughton writes that the Canada dairy industry is less protectionist than that of the U.S, which he says has employed technical barriers to keep Canadian dairy out of the US market. The National Ingredient Strategy builds on Ontario's policies, which favor Canadian dairy products over those from America. Trump says, "We're going to get the solution ".

Author: 0 Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer of NY talked to Trump about the dairy issue last week in a rare phone call between the two men but has not yet said if he will vote for Perdue. Bailey Edenburn, Shelby County Farm Bureau manager, said no one doubts the enormity of the task facing Perdue. "I stand as a willing partner to work with Secretary Perdue and President Trump to address this urgent issue", Baldwin said.

Local FDNY Investigation Into Firefighter's Death Will Focus On Ladder
Author: 0 FDNY Investigation Into Firefighter's Death Will Focus On Ladder

The fire was brought under control in less than an hour. A 42-year-old New York City firefighter from Bethpage fell to his death while working to extinguish a blaze in Queens on Thursday afternoon, city officials said. He added , "There was nothing about the fire that really had anything to do with the accident that occurred". Tolley is the 1,147th member of the New York City Fire Department to die while serving the city, Nigro said.

Local Milo Yiannopoulos announces 'grand comeback tour' at UC Berkeley
Author: 0 Milo Yiannopoulos announces 'grand comeback tour' at UC Berkeley

After attempting to call off the event and postpone it until September - which Coulter refused to do - Dirks offered her a new date of May 2 at what he called "an appropriate, protectable venue". Coulter's speech, we will seek relief in federal court, including claims for injunctive relief and damages". Some students do not want Coulter on their campus at all, citing violence concerns after a Milo Yiannopoulos appearance in February sparked riot-like chaos .

Local Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey moves U.S. Senate election to this year
Author: 0 Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey moves U.S. Senate election to this year

The governor will hold a news conference today at 12 p.m.at the Capitol. "Senator Strange is a fighter who is helping President Trump and Attorney General Sessions accomplish the reforms that Americans voted for last November, and we are fully committed to supporting him in the upcoming special election".

Local Branson lodge announces plans for Tiger Woods-designed golf course
Author: 0 Branson lodge announces plans for Tiger Woods-designed golf course

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris confirmed in a press conference at his Big Cedar Lodges on Tuesday that a public golf course designed by Tiger Woods would be the newest addition to the Branson golf community. Woods' design for the public golf course will be at Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri and the 19-hole course will be named "Payne's Valley" in tribute to the late Billy Payne, a three-time major victor.

Local OU Awarded Multiple NCAA Postseason Events
Author: 0 OU Awarded Multiple NCAA Postseason Events

Omaha was also chosen Tuesday to host the first and second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2020. Additionally, the course served as the home to the Karsten Creek Collegiate in 1996, the NCAA Central Regional in 2001, the Ping/Golfweek Preview in 2002 and 2010 and the NCAA South Central Regional in 2009 as well as the NCAA Stillwater Regional in 2016.

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