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National SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
Author: 0 SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

The minister also mentioned a USA -led operation called "Hungnam Evacuation" during the war, saying that President Moon Jae-in will invite veterans of the evacuation on his visit to Washington. The US Defense Intelligence Agency warned last month that North Korea was on an "inevitable" path to achieving this. North Korea has tested a new rocket engine as part of its efforts to build a missile capable of reaching the American mainland, U.S.

National Father of missing California boy was flight risk
Author: 0 Father of missing California boy was flight risk

Andressian, who detectives have said has given "inconsistent" and "misleading" statements, hired an attorney and refused to cooperate with investigators. Aramazd Andressian Jr . was last seen in Disneyland with his father on April 20, according to CNN , who was set to return the boy to his estranged wife two days later after a week in his care.

National At Great Escape, 'God dropped an angel, and I caught her'
Author: 0 At Great Escape, 'God dropped an angel, and I caught her'

Those incidents have included everything from a roller coaster launch cable snapping and hitting a 12-year-old boy at Knott's Berry Farm in California to a teenager whose feet were cut off after a cord wrapped around her ankles in a free-fall ride at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom.

Author: 0 McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill

And the reason for that similarity is pretty basic: Both bills accomplish what Republicans want. The Senate health care bill has some differences from the American Health Care Act that passed the House last month on a party-line vote without any support from Democrats.

Author: 0 Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

President Trump tweeted a video of his weekly address, which centered on healthcare legislation. The Senate bill would eliminate the enhanced federal funding for the program by 2024. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., who faces a competitive re-election race in 2018, says he has "serious concerns about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid".

National Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant
Author: 0 Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

The websites in OH hacked with the message also include that of first lady Karen Kasich. The Ohio governor's website was still down for maintenance at 17:30 local time (21:30 GMT). In a Facebook post, Ohio Treasurer John Mandel said: "OH Dept of Corrections website right now, this is what you see". "Radical Islam infiltrating the heartland".

National Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi
Author: 0 Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

She noted last week's shooting of Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and said politics has become too embittered. "Well, I'm a master legislator". It may be Pelosi's fight for her political life. On Thursday morning at her weekly briefing, Pelosi fielded several questions about calls for her to go.

National Ex-Milwaukee Cop Acquitted in Fatal Shooting
Author: 0 Ex-Milwaukee Cop Acquitted in Fatal Shooting

Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Sylville Smith , 23, following a foot chase that was captured on a police body camera. We're not animals. Every time they take a shot, it's to kill you because a dead man can't talk, so they can't explain what really happened". Heaggan-Brown has since been fired from Milwaukee PD in an unrelated sexual assault case.

Author: 0 Supreme Court to take Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering case

The court announced Monday they will consider a partisan gerrymandering case from Wisconsin. With new congressional district maps drawn by Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly, the vote totals for all Republican congressional candidates came to 53 percent of the state-wide vote; however, they won ten out of the 13 seats, or 77 percent.

National White Cop Shoots Black Off-Duty Officer at Crime Scene
Author: 0 White Cop Shoots Black Off-Duty Officer at Crime Scene

The officers involved have not been identified. Officers late Wednesday were chasing three men in a white sedan when the stolen vehicle crashed, forcing its occupants to flee and sparking a shootout with police, The St. The 38-year-old officer who was injured has been with the St. Louis Police Department for 11 years. "This is the first time that we are aware, that a black professional, in law enforcement, himself being shot and treated as an ordinary black guy on the street - this is a ...

National Sunday weather: Sunny and hot, with highs in the 90s
Author: 0 Sunday weather: Sunny and hot, with highs in the 90s

Sunday night - A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. By Saturday and Sunday , rain chances go down to 20%. Monday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs: 70-74 / Winds: W 10-25 with a few higher gusts in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

Author: 0 Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

In deciding such claims, courts often must deal with a tricky preliminary question: How should they define the bounds of the property that the government has allegedly taken? County officials barred the sale because conservation rules treated the two lots as a single property that can't be divided.

Author: 0 Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

The draft bill was unveiled on Thursday by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell as the upper chamber's response to the American Health Care Act, the Obamacare repeal legislation passed by the House in May. "We've a very good plan", Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday. "I haven't said I'm opposed", Sen. "And we'll see if we can take care of that".

National Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting
Author: 0 Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

James Hodgkinson used guns similar to these, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Friday. Officials said there were no specific mental health issues he had but one Federal Bureau of Investigation official said Hodgkinson was "struggling in a lot of aspects in his life".

National Firefighters Battle 'Lake Fire' Blaze in Castaic
Author: 0 Firefighters Battle 'Lake Fire' Blaze in Castaic

As of 9 p.m., the fire was 10 percent contained. The fire started at around 175 acres, prompting an evacuation, and has grown to 1000 acres. Two outbuildings were destroyed, Judy said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. At 5:30 p.m. Saturday, officials were reporting "zero containment at which point, the air assault intensified".

National Amateur radio operators simulate emergency conditions
Author: 0 Amateur radio operators simulate emergency conditions

The Yellow Thunder Amateur Radio Club participated from a Columbia County park Saturday in an on-the-air event with more than 35,000 other radio amateurs across the country. Ham radio operators are amateurs with licenses from the Federal Communications Commission. One member recalls a disaster when demonstrations like this one became reality.

Author: 0 New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

One of the most controversial aspects of the senate bill is its treatment of Medicaid . So, the chamber's leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, can only afford to lose the support of two members of his party if the proposal is to pass. - Requires older people to pay a greater share of their income for insurance. Further, this legislative scheme that will take away health care for millions of Americans is being supported by a bunch of Senate Republicans whose health care coverage is ...

Author: 0 Iran-made drone downed in Syria

A spokesman for the military coalition against ISIS hinted today that the U.S.is still in touch with Russian forces operating in the same space, days after Russia cut off those communications amid rising tensions. Russian Federation announced on Monday it was suspending the hotline, but the USA said it was still functioning as of Monday morning. Coalition aircraft stopped the pro-regime forces from advancing on Ja'Din.

Author: 0 Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., on Friday. Pelosi , 77, has led the House Democratic caucus for almost 15 years, from the minority into the majority and back again. But it's also clear that many Democrats in the House, if not the large majority, don't see it that way. "Defeating Republicans in districts that they have traditionally held requires doing something drastically different than establishment Democrats have done before - specifically, running on a bold progressive vision and ...

National Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman
Author: 0 Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

When the congressman arrived in hospital, he was listed as being in "critical condition ". 'He remains in fair condition as he continues an extended period of healing and rehabilitation, ' doctors treating Scalise said . WJLA reported in the Tweet that Mika, a Tyson Foods lobbyist, was visited in his hospital room by Jayson Werth, a star player for Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals.

Author: 0 Cindy downgraded to tropical depression

Louisiana's Office of State Parks says high water or damage from Tropical Storm Cindy has closed six parks in southern Louisiana. Also Wednesday , Louisiana Gov. NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Cindy in infrared light to identify areas of strongest storms and the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM satellite found locations of heaviest rainfall as Cindy was making landfall along the U.S.

Author: 0 New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel

In the brief interview-it lasted only about 30 seconds-Melania said that she didn't miss NY and had only kind words for her new home. "What is going on with Russian Federation and Mueller are matters involving Trump in his personal capacity", said an unnamed "informal but frequent" White House adviser, according to Politico .

Author: 0 Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

And Republican Ralph Norman defeated Democrat Archie Parnell on Tuesday in SC for the House seat vacated by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney . Pelosi also responded to President Donald Trump's tweet that ousting her "would be very bad for the Republican Party". " Ossoff race better be a wake up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working", tweeted Representative Seth Moulton of MA.

National Making a Murderer: Brendan Dassey decision upheld by court
Author: 0 Making a Murderer: Brendan Dassey decision upheld by court

During that questioning, Dassey told investigators he had helped his uncle kill Halbach, saying that they shot her in the head and burned her body at a bonfire on the Avery property later that evening. Avery , who had previously been jailed for 18 years for a sexual assault in 1985, was exonerated in that case by DNA evidence in 2003. The reason they failed, Zellner said, lies in the state of Wisconsin.

National Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere
Author: 0 Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere

Kathleen Rice and a group of Democrats met privately Thursday to brainstorm ways to replace the Democratic House leader. In the wake of a dispiriting loss for Democrats in a Georgia special House race, Pelosi is confronting renewed questions about her leadership, especially because she was the focus of a torrent of negative advertising in the Georgia election casting her as a San Francisco liberal and linking her to the Democratic candidate.

National Narendra Modi US visit
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With Pakistan too, we seek to work together but frankly the priorities are very different. Spicer said that talks between the two on Monday would be "robust". We like to encourage that. "We realise that the pace and scope of that relationship is going to be different in each case", the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity said in response to a question on concerns in Pakistan with regard to increasing ties with India.

National Storm Calvin forms off Mexico's Pacific coast, heads for land
Author: 0 Storm Calvin forms off Mexico's Pacific coast, heads for land

The threat of flash flooding and mudslides is likely to persist in southern Mexico even after the system has dissipated. Tropical Storm Arlene formed in the Central Atlantic on April 20 and remained far out at sea, but it was only the second recorded instance of a tropical storm forming in April.

National Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
Author: 0 Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

With some areas possibly receiving up to 1"-2" of additional rain after this soggy week, a Flash Flood Watch is back in effect starting at 2 pm this afternoon and lasting through Saturday evening. All of the Tennessee Valley is under a *slight risk* of severe weather from the Storm Prediction Center today. In West Virginia, forecasters warned of possible flooding, damaging wind gusts and severe thunderstorms once what remains of Cindy arrives and merges with another storm front later in ...

National National Weather Service issues flash flood watch
Author: 0 National Weather Service issues flash flood watch

Wth a rising tide, strong southerly winds from Tropical Depression Cindy lash the lakefront Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Mandeville, La. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. Six inches of swift moving water can knock you off your feet. So the key to staying safe is staying alert. The National Weather Service indicated heavy rain falling across the area, bringing up to two inches of new rainfall.

Author: 0 Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

In addition to accusing Trump of violating the Constitution, Frosh and Racine allege that his private businesses divert customers from spending money at businesses owned, licensed, or taxed by D.C. Initially, Trump had mentioned that he will transfer the ownership of his company assets into a trust that would be managed by his sons to avoid the possible conflicts of interest.

Author: 0 Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

The incidents mark an escalation in the area around At Tanf - a base near the Syrian-Jordanian border manned by coalition forces that are advising an anti-ISIS Syrian rebel group. The repeated incidents in the vicinity of the Tanf camp, where US forces train and advise local ground forces in the fight against IS, add to soaring regional tensions that could spiral out of control just as the fight against the extremists enters a crucial phase, with USA -backed forces pushing into the group's de ...

Author: 0 Government health insurance markets holding up--barely

Federal subsidies also increased though, meaning consumers didn't have to pay much more for their premiums. Every middle-class family that ever needs long-term care will be harmed as Medicaid funding is slashed. And it asked for a 43 percent rate increase over this year. The 50 million people, usually with low income (have-nots), who did not have coverage prior to Obamacare , had little voice, organization or power to effect change.

National DU announces first cut-off list, SGTB Khalsa College registers highest
Author: 0 DU announces first cut-off list, SGTB Khalsa College registers highest

They can either take admission in colleges where they meet the cut-off or wait for the next list. SRCC announces first cut-off with B.Com (Hons) and Eco (Hons) at 97.75 per cent, a dip for both subjects. Document verification and approval of admission in various colleges will start on June 24 and it will go on till June 28 for the first cut-off .

National Martha the mastiff crowned the world's ugliest dog
Author: 0 Martha the mastiff crowned the world's ugliest dog

Monkey, a six-year-old Brussels Griffon, and Icky, an eight-year-old unknown breed, were both rescued from the homes of hoarders. "The contest has done much to raise awareness for adoption of dogs, and that no matter their physical detractions, these animals are loving companions", says the fair's website.

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