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Chris Soules Accused Of Hiding 'Level Of Intoxication' In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

Chris Soules Accused Of Hiding 'Level Of Intoxication' In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

But, Chris left before law enforcement arrived. The two-page resistance states that while Soules did not attempt to hide his identity and involvement in the crash, he did not stay on scene to allow law enforcement to gather information about the crash, "including a determination of intoxication and an explanation of the empty and partially consumed open alcoholic beverages located in and around his vehicle that he was seen purchasing at a convenience store shortly before the accident". Read More

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Afghanistan: Defense Minister & Army Chief resign following Taliban attack

Afghanistan: Defense Minister & Army Chief resign following Taliban attack

President Ashaf Ghani accepted the resignations of Defense Minister Abdullah Habibi and Army Chief of Staff Qadam Shah Shahim - who were likely to have been scheduled to meet Mattis. The militants reportedly used rocket-propelled grenades and rifles, and also detonated several suicide vests that were packed with explosives. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis made a surprise visit to Kabul on Monday, as Afghanistan reels from a Taliban massacre of troops that sent shockwaves through the country. Read More

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China Opposes THAAD System in South Korea

But the two leaders are expected to discuss the Civil War in Syria and Russia's continued involvement there. "I wish that the president would consider much more carefully his comments, particularly in praise of a North Korean". "It is aimed at sharing what was discussed during the NY meeting and exchanging views on diverse possibilities in the future (with regard to the North)", Cho June-hyuck, foreign ministry's spokesman, said at a regular press briefing held before the meeting. Read More

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Chief: Car driving away when officer fatally shot Texas teen

Chief: Car driving away when officer fatally shot Texas teen

High school freshman Jordan Edwards was unarmed, according to Vox, and was reportedly leaving the party in a auto with four other teenagers when an officer shot at the vehicle with a rifle. Merritt said the teen's death is a call to action against excessive police force. The Edwards family said in a statement it wanted the officer to be arrested for murder. Read More

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Boris Johnson's sister Rachel 'joins the Lib Dems'

Johnson said it remained to be seen whether such military assistance might need the permission of parliament, which in 2013 voted against bombing Assad's forces in Syria to deter them from using chemical weapons. Mr Johnson's comments came during a round of interviews in his first foray into the election campaign, after suggestions Theresa May was being urged to freeze him out. Read More

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Trump administration relaxing Obama-era school lunch standards

Trump administration relaxing Obama-era school lunch standards

They also stated that it would be once again permissible for schools to serve food products that aren't rich in whole grains, as well as to serve flavored milk . "So I feel like this is more of a gift to companies to give them more time to make those changes". "They don't need Congress to do it". J David Carlin, senior vice president of legislative affairs and economic policy for the International Dairy Foods Association, added: "Today Secretary Perdue took an important step toward bringing ... Read More

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McCain says North Korea didn't just disrespect China, but 'they disrespected us'

McCain says North Korea didn't just disrespect China, but 'they disrespected us'

When " Face the Nation " host John Dickerson pressed President Trump on what "not happy" meant, he responded: "I would not be happy. We'll see what happens". "Well, I didn't say, 'Don't test a missile, '" the president began. After the United States deployed a nuclear-powered submarine and an aircraft carrier to South Korean waters amid high inter-Korean tensions, North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink the underwater vessel, accusing America of stepping up military intimidation. Read More

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North Korea launches ballistic missile, ends in failure

North Korea launches ballistic missile, ends in failure

Francis was asked as he traveled back to Rome from Egypt on Saturday local time (Sunday morning Seoul time) about North Korean ballistic missile tests and US warnings of "catastrophic" consequences if the world fails to stop them. "People are saying, 'Is he sane?' I have no idea", the president said. USA president Donald Trump said on Twitter: "North Korea disrespected the wishes of China & its highly respected President when it launched , though unsuccessfully, a missile today". Read More

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The Simpsons ridicule Trump's first 100 days

The Simpsons ridicule Trump's first 100 days

The poll taken of 2,006 adults between April 23 and 26 is certainly bad news for the political media as 37 percent of respondents said they trust the Trump White House, while only 29 percent said they trust the media. Democrats came out on the losing end of the November elections, ceding control of the White House and failing to win the House or the Senate - the latter of which had seemed within reach in the waning days of the campaign. Read More

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The legendary Jerry Izenberg on extent of Anthony Joshua's

Ali was one of AJ's inspirations. With 90,000 people watching from the stands and Klitschko looking on course to claim the fight a victory on points, cameras picked up Joshua trying to engage his opponent whilst beckoning him on. "As for Wladimir, I ve got the ultimate respect for him in and out of the ring and, if we wants a rematch, I d have no problem fighting him again", Joshua said. Read More

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Trump urges future government shutdown

If the House and Senate do pass the spending bill this week as expected, it will fund government operations through the close of its fiscal year on September 30. "This is the biggest victory we could have had", Ryan said. Trump on Tuesday threatened a shutdown beyond the September deadline, and Mulvaney said he had "no problem" with that scenario if it changes what he called "business as usual" in Congress. Read More

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NFL Draft: What sportsbooks say

NFL Draft: What sportsbooks say

Dalvin Cook: Once considered one of the best players in the draft and a surefire 1st rounder, Cook fell out of the first round entirely. The only other conference with multiple picks was the ACC (4 drafted). This is the third straight year the Niners have taken a defensive lineman with their first pick . The Browns were the first team since Minnesota in 2013 to have three first-round picks . Read More

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Clashes in France during May Day marches

That same phrase of France's "three maritime borders" with the English Channel, North Sea and the Atlantic was also used by Mr Fillon on April 15. The National Front's Marine Le Pen attacked her rival Emmanuel Macron as an "enemy of the people" who represented finance and "savage globalisation". Read More

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France's Le Pen upstages rival Macron with stop at factory

France's Le Pen upstages rival Macron with stop at factory

Melenchon faced criticism after he failed to urge people who voted for him to get behind Macron in the run-off as part of the so-called "republican front", the decades-old French tactic of closing ranks to block the far-right. He retorted on Twitter that she had spent "10 minutes with her supporters in a vehicle park in front of the cameras" whereas he had spent "an hour and a half with union representatives and no media". Read More

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Rogue FBI translator marries ISIS terrorist

Rogue FBI translator marries ISIS terrorist

In January 2014, she was assigned to investigate the case of a German terrorist referred to in court records only as " Individual A ". He was known as rapper Deso Dogg in his home country of Germany before joining moving to Syria in 2012, and was hailed as " ISIS's Celebrity Cheerleader ", according to a report from the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). Read More

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NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

Though specifics are still unclear, under one portion of the new plan, corporations-including Kentucky's most profitable companies-would get a tax break. The deduction overwhelmingly benefits six-figure earners. Don't fall for Trump's corporate tax giveaway. An early analysis by the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimates federal revenue would probably drop $5.5 trillion over a decade under the Trump plan, shy of Reagan's record-breaker. Read More

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U.S. Says THAAD Missile System In South Korea Is Now Operational

Tensions have been rising between America and North Korea after a war of words broke out between the two nations over speculation that Pyongyang was ready to test a nuclear weapon or long-range ballistic missile. "Trump drew criticism in Washington on Monday when he said he would be honored" to meet Kim. "I wish the president would consider much more carefully his comments", McCain added, speaking to Trump's way of referring to leaders like Kim Jong-un in North Korea and Vladimir Putin ... Read More

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UK Labour leader vows to 'overturn rigged system'

UK Labour leader vows to 'overturn rigged system'

Under the UK Fixed Term Parliaments Act, a general election is held every fifth year after the previous election . Tajani met May at 10 Downing St. May's Conservatives now hold 330 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons. Corbyn said his party was not intimidated by the groups that were hoarding the UK's money and insisted he would make sure everyone paid their taxes, Efe news reported. Read More

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Trump says actively considering breaking up big banks

President Donald Trump's spokesman says the decision to invite authoritarian Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and other East Asian leaders to the White House is part of a strategy to isolate North Korea. Among the accusations made against Duterte, Human Rights Watch says Duterte's methods have killed more than 7,000 people caught up in the country's "war on drugs". Read More

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McCain: 'I don't understand' Trump's praise of NK leader

Hodge did not specify how close the bombers flew to the Korean Demilitarized Zone, known as the DMZ, but said they were escorted by South Korean fighter jets. Also overnight, Reuters reported that the US military's THAAD anti-missile defense system has reached operational capacity in South Korea, although they added that it would not be fully operational for some months. Read More

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Do You See Me Now? motorcycle run promotes safety and awareness

Do You See Me Now? motorcycle run promotes safety and awareness

On two wheels where balance is key, motorcyclists must anticipate movements more than drivers of four-wheeled vehicles. Varela says it is also important for cyclist to assume drivers see you. "We are urging drivers to please keep an eye out for their fellow roadway users and share the road". Ride Motorcycle Endorsed. Ride Alert. OH requires helmets for riders under 18 and drivers with less than one year of motorcycle experience. Read More

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Setting aside human rights, Trump courts Asian leaders

Setting aside human rights, Trump courts Asian leaders

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte told United States President Donald Trump he can not scare North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with firepower, cautioning him of a major nuclear fallout in case of war in the Korean Peninsula. He wants to make friends and he says that we are friends. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while addressing the media following the conclusion of the 30th ASEAN Leaders' Summit in Manila, Philippines, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Read More

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Hamas says supports Palestinian state along 1967 borders

Hamas, the militant group built around violent resistance to Israel, sought Monday to present a more moderate public face, taking its next shot in an intensifying struggle for leadership of the Palestinian cause and global recognition. Hamas' armed wing on Tuesday gave Israel 24 hours to respond to the demands of hunger-striking prisoners, warning the Jewish state it would face consequences for failure to act. Read More

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US needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 2, 2017either elect more Republican Senators in 2018 or change the rules now to 51%. Trump earlier threatened to force a government shutdown, tweeting: "Our country needs a good "shutdown" in September to fix mess!" At a White House briefing for reporters later Tuesday morning, Office of Budget and Management Director Mick Mulvaney said that one of the wins for Trump in the just-concluded round of budget negotiations was keeping the government open. Read More

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Diane Abbott stumbles over the cost of Labour's police pledge

Diane Abbott stumbles over the cost of Labour's police pledge

The Conservatives will say you've spent this money already Diane Abbott. Responding to the chaos, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed his shadow home secretary, telling the BBC he "wasn't embarrassed" by the interview. " Ferrari: "£300,000 for 10,000 police officers? Asked if it was embarrassing that Ms Abbott got the figures wrong, he said: "Not at all". At a campaign event in Southampton, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will outline the pledge to add 10,000 police officers to the ... Read More

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Donald Trump: I would be honoured to meet Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump: I would be honoured to meet Kim Jong Un

Forces Korea (USFK) confirms the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) system is operational and has the ability to intercept North Korean missiles and defend the Republic of Korea ", the USFK's spokesman Col. Trump did not say what conditions would be needed for such a meeting to occur or when it could happen. North Korean state media described US President Donald Trump as a "warmonger". Read More

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CNN Refuses to Air Trump's Latest Ad -- Here's Why

CNN Refuses to Air Trump's Latest Ad -- Here's Why

The Donald Trump campaign is lashing out at CNN, which is digging in as the two sides clash over an advertisement the campaign wants to run on the cable news channel. News organizations like The Washington Post, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times have pushed back against the label with things such as promotional ads, slogans and even T-shirts. Read More

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Trump says the federal government needs 'a good shutdown'

The full House of Representatives and Senate must still approve the bipartisan pact, which would be the first major legislation to clear Congress since Mr Trump became president. Democrats said Trump would shoulder the blame for any shutdown now. " President Trump may not like what he sees in this budget deal, but it's risky and irresponsible to respond by calling for a shutdown", said Sen. Read More

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