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Kelly Barnhill throws 2-hitter, leads Florida past LSU 2-0

Kelly Barnhill throws 2-hitter, leads Florida past LSU 2-0

The Gators are led by Amanda Lorenz , who dons a.390 average with 11 home runs and 41 RBI. "I can't believe we're here. It's what we work hard for". "We just didn't show up and play our game, and it didn't feel really good". The Gators didn't reach the WCWS last season, so this was a new stage for Barnhill (25-3), USA Softball's player of the year this season. Read More

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Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

Putin asked through a translator. In Moscow it's raining and cold and even, they say, some snow. He said the USA will begin negotiations to re-enter the Paris Agreement on terms that are fair to the United States. "But the problem is not with us, the problem is inside American politics", said Putin. "This is a person with a fresh view of things". Russian Federation has reiterated selling S-400 missile systems to India and Turkey. Read More

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Spicer refers Russian Federation investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney

Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call. There was much speculation as to why Spicer , a devout Catholic, was excluded from the president's visit to the Vatican , with sources claiming the exclusion should have been seen as a slight to the beleaguered press secretary. Read More

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Rockies sink Seattle early, 6-3

Rockies sink Seattle early, 6-3

Pick: Rockies +130 Arizona Diamondbacks at Miami Marlins (+105, 8)The Arizona Diamondbacks land in Miami on Thursday to open a four-game weekend series with the Marlins - and they are sending their ace to the hill for Game 1. Gallardo has won only once in his last six starts. Jarrod Dyson scores. Robinson Cano grounds out to first base, Mark Reynolds to Antonio Senzatela . Read More

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Teen Gets Into Yale With Essay on ... Pizza

Teen Gets Into Yale With Essay on ... Pizza

So Carolina set out to write about just that, and the result was a delightful essay that celebrated pizza as a source of comfort and satisfaction. Such risky but articulate rendition of her love for pizza ultimately paid off, winning the heart of her admissions officer and a spot for Williams in the top university. Read More

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Spelling bee champ asked to spell 'covfefe,' gets it wrong

Spelling bee champ asked to spell 'covfefe,' gets it wrong

Ananya Vinay from Fresno correctly spelled the word marocain - a type of dress fabric - to defeat Rohan Rajeev , 14, from Oklahoma. The current run of 13 consecutive victories began with Sameer Mishra in 2008. After nearly a week of competing, months of preparing and over a dozen final rounds of performing on ESPN , the champion of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee has been crowned. Read More

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EU, China back climate pact after Trump pullout

United States President Donald Trump has had controversial views on the subject of global warming and climate change and has been extremely vocal about them. Led by Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron, they have branded Trump's decision as misguided and vowed to defend an accord they consider crucial to the future of the planet. Read More

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SEC paves way for Texas QB target to transfer to Florida

SEC paves way for Texas QB target to transfer to Florida

The SEC tabled legislation that would have allowed intra-conference graduate transfers to play immediately without a waiver. The timing of the vote is rather convenient for the Florida Gators . "We are making decisions on what is an informed policy for the entirety of the conference". Zaire's decision is not official yet, although many reports suggest he will take advantage of the rule change and wind up at Florida. Read More

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Executive: 3rd body recovered from plant rubble

Executive: 3rd body recovered from plant rubble

The sheriff of Columbia County says there was an explosion late Wednesday night at an ethanol plant in Cambria, the Didion Milling plant on Highway 146. Local residents said they could hear the explosion from four blocks away. Doucette says investigators are trying to determine whether there's a link between that fire and the explosion. Read More

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Angela Merkel nailed it about Trump

Angela Merkel nailed it about Trump

Germany's Bundesliga is one of the top association football leagues in Europe , and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. "The trans-Atlantic partnership is of outstanding importance and what I said was merely meant to note that in view of the current situation there are more reasons. Read More

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The Trump Administration Now Wants SCOTUS To Reinstate The Travel Ban

If successful, the travel ban could be reinstated within a few weeks. In its Supreme Court filing, the Justice Department complains, "Respondents barely mentioned any of these provisions in seeking to restrain the Order". The Supreme Court is nearly certain to step into the case because it nearly always has the final say when a lower court strikes down a federal law or presidential action. Read More

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Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring

Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring

Simpson says the suspect was seen on surveillance video leaving the train carrying the backpack in his right hand. Police said the attacker slashed the throats of Best and Namkai-Meche, as they tried to defend the girls, killing them. The Southern Poverty Law Center described Christian as a " known white supremacist ", according to the Denver Post. Antifa is a shortened term that refers to the anti-fascist movement. Read More

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Pacific Island leaders express dismay at USA leaving Paris climate accord

Pacific Island leaders express dismay at USA leaving Paris climate accord

The agreement is famously flexible, and lets the industrialized world off with little more than a slap on the wrist for over a hundred years of disproportionate pollution . Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, also disagreed with Trump's decision . The Paris agreement commits the USA and 187 other countries to keeping temperatures below 2C (3.6F) above pre-industrial times and "endeavour to limit" them even more, to 1.5C. Read More

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Florida leaders announce special session to hash out budget compromise

Florida leaders announce special session to hash out budget compromise

Rick Scott . An announcement is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at Miami International Airport. Numerous questions that hung over the $82.3 billion dollar spending plan were answered during a news conference in Miami where Gov. That includes an extra $200 million in K-12 funding, $76 million for the state tourism marketing agency Visit Florida and $85 million for the state economic development agency Enterprise Florida . Read More

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Explosion reported at manufacturing plant in Columbia County

Explosion reported at manufacturing plant in Columbia County

In 2006, the company broke ground on a 50 MMgy ethanol plant, Didion Ethanol LLC, across the street from its dry corn mill. At least one employee was killed by the explosion and almost a dozen others were injured. Officials tell WISC-TV in Madison there will a news briefing sometime Thursday morning. The community of about 770 people 45 miles northeast of Madison held a vigil Thursday night to grieve the loss of life. Read More

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Judge releases Trump hotel guns suspect until hearing Friday

According to court documents, Moles had contacted an acquaintance before leaving for D.C. Moles will be charged with possessing a pistol and ammunition without a permit. Moles, 43, a licensed physician and former Navy corpsman, drove to the District from his home town 100 miles north of Pittsburgh in a black 2017 BMW loaded with ammunition, batteries, multiple cellphones and survival supplies, a court document states. Read More

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Lubbock speller out of national bee

During the Badger State Spelling Bee on March 25, Bautista took first place , Ghouse second and McKinney third. Local speller Xuan Tran's journey to the National Spelling Bee came to an end Wednesday night after she did not qualify for today's final round. Read More

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Free Fishing Day To Be Held June 10

Free Fishing Day To Be Held June 10

Find out what you need to get out on the water . "This is an opportunity for us to promote fishing and boating opportunities to outdoor enthusiasts", said Steve Kralik, PFBC's Director of the Bureau of Outreach, Education and Marketing. Other great angling tools available on www.ksoutdoors.com include the fisheries district newsletters. For more information on the free fishing weekends in you state contact you state's fish and wildlife department. Read More

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Woman recalls OR train stabbing victim's final words

We need Americans here!" Christian screamed, according to the affidavit. One of the girls was Muslim. A stranger intervened, telling Christian he couldn't disrespect the girls in such a way, she said. The man charged with stabbing three men on a Portland light-rail train told jailers that he has no income, no mental health issues and does not remember the last time he had a permanent address. Read More

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Officer's attorneys want Castile gun permit evidence omitted

In his initial trial, Tensing, who is white, testified he feared for his life when he shot Samuel DuBose, an unarmed, black 43-year-old, as DuBose tried to drive away during a July 2015 traffic stop. the night of the encounter. Yanez said he thought Castile had the gun in his right hand and he had "no option" but to shoot, the complaint said. Castile and Reynolds insisted he wasn't reaching for his gun. Read More

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Deja vu: Illinois' legislative session to end without a state budget

The state's minimum wage is $8.25 per hour at this time. The demonstration marked the culmination of a 200-mile march to Springfield that began on May 15 in Chicago . That's not real change. "If the goal is to get a budget, if the goal really is to get a budget, we'd have one". Among them: workers comp changes, property tax credits for veterans and seniors, streamlining how the state buys goods and services, the Thompson Center sale authorization, and making it easier for local ... Read More

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Texas House Declines To Negotiate With Senate On Its Proposed 'Bathroom' Compromise

Critics worry the proposal weakens limits in place since 1995, which only allow the board to seek edits to textbooks for factual errors or to better align with Texas curriculum. Without action by the Legislature, the agencies without regulations - such as the Texas Medical Board - would enter a one-year "wind-down" period after September 1, 2017, in which they would begin the process of shutting down completely. Read More

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Roberto De Vicenzo dies at 94

Roberto De Vicenzo dies at 94

Eduardo de Vicenzo said his father's health had deteriorated since he suffered a broken hip some months ago. De Vicenzo, 94, was the second-oldest living major champion and the victor of more than 230 professional tournaments, a majority of them in Argentina. Read More

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N Carolina House budget debate heads into night

N Carolina House budget debate heads into night

State retirees would get a 1.6 percent cost-of-living increase that would apply for one year only. The plan was approved along party lines, 14-9. Democrats , who complained the plan fails to meet the needs of the state's most vulnerable residents, unsuccessfully offered amendments to boost funding for mental health care, higher education and other programs. Read More

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Addo falls before finals at Scripps Spelling Bee

In earlier rounds, some spellers tripped over words including Corriedale, toreutics, cleidoic and panettone, weeding down the field headed for the finish of the 90th national Bee. Rohan, a 14-year-old eight-grader, will receive $30,000. The competition started with 291 participants in rounds one and two, and 259 who took part in round three. Read More

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Trump defends Kushner, administration against what he calls 'fake news'

Speaking on Sunday's news shows, Kelly said he didn't know whether the reports by The Associated Press and other news outlets involving Kushner, who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law, were true. The news website Politico called Kushner the White House's " lead distraction" following what is being seen as Trump's mostly successful first foreign trip, which featured a stopover in Israel. Read More

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Catholic farmer ousted from MI market over same-sex marriage views

Catholic farmer ousted from MI market over same-sex marriage views

Tennes, a devout Catholic, told the individual that they did not due to their religious beliefs. "We have attended the City of East Lansing Farmer's Market for the past seven years". "We're going to say, well no, it's your business practice, whether it's here or somewhere else". According to the lawsuit , officials said that they had received complaints about Tennes' post and that protests against the market would occur. Read More

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One victim in Portland hate speech stabbing has Juneau ties

One victim in Portland hate speech stabbing has Juneau ties

He recently got out of the hospital. The report generated by court staff shows that Christian does not have a job. Christian said he was transient and "does not know the last time he had a permanent address". Christian got off the train at the Hollywood Transit Center, threatened several people on the platform, and left the area. Macy said she hopes to be in touch with both the Fletcher and Best families as well. Read More

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US successfully tests ICBM defence system

US successfully tests ICBM defence system

In the fiscal year 2018 budget proposal sent to Congress last week, the Pentagon requested United States dollars $7.9 billion for the Missile Defense Agency , including about USD $1.5 billion for the GMD programme. Pentagon has hailed the milestone as an "incredible accomplishment". Syring called the system "vitally important to the defense of our homeland" and said the test "demonstrates that we have a capable, credible deterrent against a very real threat". Read More

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