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Legendary musician Gregg Allman dies at 69

Back in March (17), he made a decision to scrap all of his 2017 scheduled performances to focus on getting well. Funeral arrangements had not been finalized Saturday. In his latter years, Allman said, "Music is my life's blood". He was admitted to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2006 and, with the Allman Brothers, received a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement in 2012. Read More

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Pope prays for Manchester blast victims

Pope prays for Manchester blast victims

This undated handout photo provided by Cheshire Police shows Elaine McIver, a policewoman who was killed in the blast at the Manchester Arena on Monday, May 22, 2017. British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days. Read More

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10 held in Manchester attack probe

All the previous arrests were made in and around Manchester in northwest England where the suicide bombing took place. Now she's responded to terrorism in the finest way possible. The National Police Chiefs' Council said the leaks undermines the investigation into the terror attack. Police also raided and searched a property elsewhere in Manchester where Abedi's brother Ismail is thought to have lived. Read More

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Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for Federal Bureau of Investigation job

Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for Federal Bureau of Investigation job

The FBI Agents Association has endorsed former Republican congressman Mike Rogers, an ex-FBI agent and former chair of the House intelligence committee who had collegial relationships with his Democratic counterparts. Ms Fisher served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Criminal Division. 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. Read More

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Trump, Macron engage in a little handshake diplomacy

The president and first lady Melania Trump greeted Macron at the US ambassador's residence in the Belgian capital in advance of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. Whatever views he may have expressed privately are unknown. As he met Macron Trump pointedly refused to answer journalists' questions about the growing intelligence scandal, which comes on top of concerns his administration may not have handled secret information provided by allies with the due care expected. Read More

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Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

During a working lunch in Brussels ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, President Trump made it clear to Macron he would not announce a decision on the Paris climate agreement prior to the G7, this official told CNN. Macron then proceeds to greet other leaders including Trump, who grabs his French counterpart's hand with a characteristic fiery action. Now it appears that Macron was warned about Trump's bizarrely aggressive handshake style prior to their meeting in ... Read More

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Fox retracts, Hannity silenced on conspiracy about slain DNC staffer

Fox retracts, Hannity silenced on conspiracy about slain DNC staffer

BuzzFeed reports Cars.com, military family insurer USAA , Crowne Plaza Hotels , home security company Ring, exercise bike maker Peloton, and mattress brands Leesa and Casper all pulled their commercials Wednesday. Of course, Media Matters did have something to do with sponsors' flipping on Hannity when they published a list of Hannity's advertisers, a move that Hannity described to Huffington Post as a "kill shot" campaign supported by TODAY , George Soros, and Hillary Clinton . Read More

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Pa.'s federal lawmakers assess Trump budget

Washington State Democrat Pramila Jayapal also brought morality into the discussion. "And the rhetoric, this demagoguery just doesn't help the debate at all", Mulvaney said. Perdue said the budget would fully pay for food stamp benefits in the coming year, but suggests policy changes to Congress. Trump's proposal would shift some cost to states, target benefits to the poorest people, increase work requirements and limit some eligibility. Read More

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Trump team brush off Kushner 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

McGahn had been contacted by federal officials about Mr. Kushner. In early December, after Mr Trump had won the elections, Mr Kushner and Flynn met in NY with Kislyak. The plan could reportedly include building a "war room" within the White House to combat the scandal and feature the return of some of Mr Trump's more combative campaign aides, including Corey Lewandowski, who was sacked as campaign manager almost a year ago, and David N. Read More

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Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Durbin said on " Fox News Sunday " that allegations that Kushner sought to set up a backchannel with Russian Federation was "a rumor at this point", adding: "I'll trust Bob Mueller's judgment". The White House also grappled with reports that Kushner proposed setting up a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting. Read More

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Last Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

Last Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

The next big fight, Suber said , will be to remove an equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837, from a prominent spot in Jackson Square in the city's historic French Quarter. The statue, which stood for 106 years, had been atop a roughly 12-foot column and depicted Davis with his right arm outstretched with palm turned upward. Read More

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Donald Trump Back to the States Back to Ripping 'Fake News' Media

Not holding a press conference marked a breach of custom at a major global event where the United States president traditionally faces the press at the end, and often during the trip as well. - Donald J. Trump (@ realDonaldTrump ) May 28, 2017 ....it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers. He declined to do the same during several such talks on the just-ended trip, during which he met several heads of state. Read More

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BA says 'many' of its IT systems up and running

BA flights to and from Gatwick and Heathrow were cancelled, including three flights from Dublin Airport to Heathrow at 11.05am, 12.50pm and 14.05pm on Saturday. Heathrow Airport and Gatwick are also running updated schedules on their websites. As well as the flight cancelations, many passengers have not been given their luggage. Read More

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G7 summit ends in deadlock over climate change

In a message on Twitter posted before the joint statement was officially released, Trump said: "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" "The U.S.is now paying much more than any other nations", said Trump. U.S President Donald Trump has said "the Germans are bad, very bad" while meeting with European leaders in Brussels on Thursday, according to the German news magazine Der Spiegel. Read More

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Boy flies off slide at Bay Area water park on opening day

Boy flies off slide at Bay Area water park on opening day

Fortunately, the boy didn't fall from the top, but at the base of the slide. " The wave took them over the edge of the catch basin". Rodems said the 10-year-old didn't need an ambulance. "You want everything to go flawless but it's an aquatics park", Rodems said. Video of the accident, recorded by a photographer covering the opening, shows the youngster being launched off a pocket of water at the bottom of the slide's 80-degree drop. Read More

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Vijay Singh takes lead with 68 at windy Senior PGA

Langer grinded out three pars in the teeth of the wind and, when conditions began to improve, he took advantage, making five straight birdies to regain the lead Friday at the Senior PGA Championship . "I was really exhausted on Monday and Tuesday, really low on energy", Langer said. Langer missed seven greens in regulation after missing just three greens the first two days, but he scrambled well, getting up and down all but one time . Read More

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Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

The government quickly announced its intention to appeal the decision - the latest in a series of stinging judicial defeats for the Republican billionaire, who took office in January - to the Supreme Court . Looked at that way, the executive order "is entirely without constitutional fault", he wrote. Do Mr. Trump's often incendiary remarks and tweets as a candidate, and those of his campaign, form a legitimate basis for determining that the ban was motivated mainly by what the court ... Read More

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G7 leaders gather for 'robust' talks in Sicily

G7 leaders gather for 'robust' talks in Sicily

Russian Federation was first invited as a guest observer in 1997 as a way to encourage then-President Boris Yeltsin's capitalist reforms, and formally joined a year later. On the campaign trail, Trump promised to terminate the U.S. participation in the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change , at different times claiming it to be an anti-business and anti-US conspiracy by the environmentalists or by China. Read More

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Three Mississippi Teens Charged With Murder Of 6-Year-Old

Three Mississippi Teens Charged With Murder Of 6-Year-Old

About nine hours later, following a child-abduction alert and widespread publicity, a man reported the Camry was on the side of a dead-end road in the suburb of Gluckstadt. Frazier's body was found about eight hours later still in the vehicle, which had been abandoned on Gluckstadt Road in Madison County. Kingston's uncle, David Archie , told the Jackson Clarion Ledger: "Even if I was mad at the world, I couldn't do this to a 6-year-old". Read More

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President Trump's proposed budget would have significant effects in Shelby County

President Trump's budget is a cruel farce. Democratic lawmakers are pressing Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) on the administration's forthcoming tax overhaul proposal. All Americans. A budget without a heart should be dead on arrival. Georgia Rep. Sanford Bishop said the cuts "fail the test of basic human decency". No one chooses food stamps over a job. Read More

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Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

Some people said they followed his advice and were caught in major traffic jams on highways in central Oklahoma as a tornadic storm approached Oklahoma City. "We have several reports in the county of other structures down, trees down and damaged vehicles". "It's heartbreaking and it's a very trying time for these families when you see the magnitude of the destruction", Fallin said after touring the damage. Read More

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Mother of Uber CEO dies after boating accident

THE ORIGINAL STORY :Uber issued the following statement regarding the accident: "Last night Travis and his family suffered an unspeakable tragedy". Kalanick was close with his mother, a person familiar with the matter said. Fisherman spotted the victims on shore and tried to help, according to authorities. The ride-sharing titan co-founded Uber in 2009 with Garrett Camp and is worth $6.3 billion. Read More

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