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Former SIU football player 'hero' in school shooting

Former SIU football player 'hero' in school shooting Landis said she works for the high school. One student had an ankle fracture. She also asked users to pray for the student who was shot. Jason Seaman, a former defensive lineman at Southern Illinois , has been identified by parents and students as the teacher who intervened to help stop a shooter at a middle school in IN on Friday. [Full Article...]

Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People

Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People Christina and Mark Rotondo , the aggrieved parents moved to the Onondaga County Supreme Court to force their 30-year-old son out of the family residence after he ignored five eviction notices served to him. In the third notice dated February 18, the Rotondos even offered their unemployed son a sum of $1,100 to vacate the house along with advice about finding a job. [Full Article...]

President Trump Claims ‘Spying’ on His Campaign Was Illegal. He’s Wrong

President Trump Claims ‘Spying’ on His Campaign Was Illegal. He’s Wrong Lowell says Kushner answered all questions that were asked and "is looking forward to continuing the work the president has asked him to do". The former mayor was echoing a charge that Trump tweeted - that Clapper has "admitted" the Obama administration's Justice Department snooped on his 2016 campaign organization. [Full Article...]

Trump talking again with North Korea about renewing summit

Trump talking again with North Korea about renewing summit Trump sent a letter Thursday canceling the denuclearization talks after North Korean officials insulted Vice President Mike Pence's intelligence and reportedly became unresponsive to the summit planning process. "If North Korea is serious, then we look forward hearing from them at the highest levels". White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters Trump did not want a meeting that was "jus... [Full Article...]

NFL Will Fine Teams if Players Don't Stand for National Anthem

NFL Will Fine Teams if Players Don't Stand for National Anthem According to the new policy , players and other franchise people who don't "show respect" during the National Anthem will cause their team to get fined. Trump has derided players and team owners for the kneeling protests on multiple occasions, sparking a debate as to whether the protests were disrespectful of the US military or an expression of First Amendment rights. [Full Article...]

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in holding books -- what do they mean?

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in holding books -- what do they mean? Prosecutors did not identify the two women, but said the crimes took place in 2004 and 2013. The charges follow a flood of accusations against Weinstein that led women around the world to come forward with accounts of being sexually harassed by powerful men. [Full Article...]

Journalist blocked on Twitter by Trump talks about winning case against president

Journalist blocked on Twitter by Trump talks about winning case against president President Donald Trump can not legally block Twitter users who disagree with him, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a case with potentially far-reaching implications for social media use by public officials. In July 2017, Trump was sued by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University in NY, along with seven individual Twitter users. [Full Article...]

Memorial Day Events Planned Throughout Area

Memorial Day Events Planned Throughout Area Farina American Legion Post 411 and Auxiliary will hold a Memorial Day ceremony in the Mini Park at the intersection of Madison and Chestnut (Route 37) streets in Farina. Parade steps off at 9 a.m. from Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home , 20820 Lorain Road and will march to the Fairview Park Cemetery. A wreath will be placed at the memorial. [Full Article...]

City's population dipped just under 25000 past year

City's population dipped just under 25000 past year Jacksonville is unique among Florida cities because the city makes up most of Duval County. At the city level for the 12 months studied, Los Angeles added 18,643 people - the nation's No. Our growth rate in that period - 2.5 percent - was second only to Atlanta among the 50 largest US cities. Frisco , New Braunfels and Pflugerville topped the overall national rankings, and Georgetown (No. [Full Article...]

Battlefield 5 reveal trailer shows return to World War 2

Battlefield 5 reveal trailer shows return to World War 2 Last week Call of Duty revealed the next game in that series, Black Ops 4, will feature a dedicated battle royale mode for the first time rather than a single player campaign. As DICE emphasized throughout the event, they want to take us on a "journey" through various "themed chapters" and "key moments" of World War II - all of us, together. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande Sends Love To Fans On Manchester Bombing Anniversary

Ariana Grande Sends Love To Fans On Manchester Bombing Anniversary People laid flowers and cards in St Ann's Square, which became a focal point for mourners after the attack . Others left hand-written notes on Japanese maples that have been planted to form a "Trees of Hope" trail through the city. William read a passage from the Bible's book of Corinthians, ending: "Faith, hope and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love". "The multi-faith s... [Full Article...]

'Yanny or Laurel' audio illusion divides social media

'Yanny or Laurel' audio illusion divides social media A short explanation people's brain's perceive pitch and frequency differently and depending on the person you'll hear a different word. Then, the first dissenter is shown: Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley . "Who's yanny? I hear coffefe". 'Clearly you're getting your information from CNN, because that's fake news, ' she jokes. And finally President Trump , staring straight into the camer... [Full Article...]

Adiós Schlossberg! Racist Lawyer Evicted And His License Could Be In Jeopardy

Adiós Schlossberg! Racist Lawyer Evicted And His License Could Be In Jeopardy Schlossberg seems to think that only undocumented immigrants on public assistance speak Spanish. The manager tried to explain that the employee was speaking Spanish to a regular customer who frequents Fresh Kitchen . Schlossberg's firm got so many comments that Yelp has an "active clean up alert" on the page as it does with any business that receives a wave of reviews for being in the n... [Full Article...]

Explosive eruption rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano - USGS

Explosive eruption rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano - USGS A webcam at the Hawaii Volcano Observatory caught the aftermath of the short-lived eruption: an onslaught of wet, dusty ash raining on a darkened landscape. Scientists warned on May 9 that a drop in the lava lake at the summit might create conditions for an explosion that could fling ash and boulders the size of fridges into the air. [Full Article...]

European Union moves to shield European Union firms from USA sanctions against Iran

European Union moves to shield European Union firms from USA sanctions against Iran We will do that tomorrow morning at 1030. The Commission also proposes to allow the European Investment Bank (EIB) to facilitate investment by European companies in Iran . It added that European Union energy and climate commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete will travel to Tehran at the weekend. According to European sources, this measure may become the EU's first step towards ditching dollar in tr... [Full Article...]

Malema slams African governments for attending Jerusalem embassy opening

Malema slams African governments for attending Jerusalem embassy opening Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state in the two-state solution, which would be established in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip. "This was no peaceful protest", Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus wrote on Twitter. Speaking to Al-Jazeera on Wednesday, Hamas's Gaza head Yahya Sinwar warned his movement could return to armed resistance... [Full Article...]

World Bank denies reports that Nawaz Sharif laundered $4.9 billion to India

World Bank denies reports that Nawaz Sharif laundered $4.9 billion to India Mainstream Indian media outlets, since the interview was published, blew up his statement on the attacks as a "confession" of Pakistan's role in the Mumbai incident. Sharif, asked about his ouster, brought up issues of security and foreign policy - which the military controls. There have been several reports of divisions among the Sharif brothers, with Nawaz having adopted a hard stance against ... [Full Article...]

Tom Wolfe, the father of New Journalism, dies aged 88

Tom Wolfe, the father of New Journalism, dies aged 88 The New York Times reported that he had been in the hospital after suffering from an infection. No further details were available. Wolfe himself coined the term in 1973 when he published a book of articles called The New Journalism , featuring the likes of Truman Capote , Joan Didion and Gay Talese, who penned the famous literary-style profile "Frank Sinatra Has A Cold". [Full Article...]

Florida deputy who did not confront school shooter gets pension

Florida deputy who did not confront school shooter gets pension His lawyer said in a statement at the time that "the allegations that Mr. Peterson was a coward and that his performance, under the circumstances, failed to meet the standards of police officers are patently untrue". Rick Scott . If FDLE has found that anyone has broken any laws, they will be held fully accountable. The newspaper has reported that Peterson's personnel file was filled with commenda... [Full Article...]

Senate Committee Confirms Haspel, Wyden Alleges "Abuse of Power"

Senate Committee Confirms Haspel, Wyden Alleges Harris said Haspel running the CIA would not be the best "signal to the workforce of that agency, to the American people or to our neighbors around the globe". A handful of other Democrats have also given her their support, and she is expected to be confirmed by the GOP-controlled Senate. "Gina Haspel failed that test", said Krulak, who organized a letter signed by more than 100 retired genera... [Full Article...]


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