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Tex. state rep sparks outrage after calling immigration officials – New York Daily News

Monday, May 29th, 2017

New York Daily NewsTex. state rep sparks outrage after calling immigration officialsNew York Daily NewsDemonstrators march in the Texas Capitol on Monday, protesting the state’s newly passed anti-sanctuary cities bill in Austin, Texas. (Meredith Hoffman/AP). BY Elizabeth Elizalde. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Updated: Monday, May 29, 2017, 5:52 PM. A scuffle …A Texas Republican called ICE on protesters. Then lawmakers started to scuffle.Washington PostTexas state Republican: I’d ‘shoot’ Dem colleague ‘in self defense’The HillProtest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violenceCBS NewsBreitbart News -NBCNews.com -BuzzFeed News -HuffPostall 355 news articles »

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Even Angela Merkel’s political rivals are on her side against Trump – Washington Post

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Washington PostEven Angela Merkel’s political rivals are on her side against TrumpWashington PostAs they campaign against each other ahead of national elections in September, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her chief political rival, Martin Schulz, find themselves united in opposition to President Trump. Speaking at a beer hall rally in Munich …Germany’s Merkel Signals Deepening Rift With US Under TrumpNBCNews.comTrump’s actions have ‘weakened’ the West, German foreign minister saysCNNGerman leaders step up attacks on TrumpBBC NewsThe Hill (blog) -Bloomberg -BuzzFeed News -Fortuneall 373 news articles »

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Frank Deford, NPR’s Longtime Philosopher Of Sports, Dies At 78 – NPR

Monday, May 29th, 2017

NPRFrank Deford, NPR’s Longtime Philosopher Of Sports, Dies At 78NPRUpdated at 3:04 p.m. ET. Through nearly four decades, five presidential administrations and seemingly countless Super Bowls and World Series, NPR listeners could depend on at least one thing in the ever-unpredictable world of athletics: Frank Deford.Frank Deford, Giant of Sports Journalism, Dies at 78Hollywood ReporterLegendary Sports Writer Frank Deford Dead At 78HuffPostFrank Deford, sportswriting legend, dies at 78 in Key WestMiami HeraldNew York Daily News -The Boston Globe -CNNMoney -Varietyall 47 news articles »

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The Latest: Texas Republican accused in shooting threat – Washington Post

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Washington PostThe Latest: Texas Republican accused in shooting threatWashington PostAUSTIN, Texas — The Latest on a protest at the Texas state Capitol over a new law that compels local police to enforce federal immigration law (all times local):. 1:30 p.m.. A group of Democratic lawmakers is accusing a Republican colleague of …Texas state rep calls ICE on ‘sanctuary city’ protestersThe Hill’Sanctuary Cities’ protests interrupt Texas House sessionFox NewsRepublican lawmaker: I called immigration authorities on Capitol protestersTexas TribuneSlate Magazine (blog) -Dallas News -ThinkProgress -Fort Worth Star Telegramall 30 news articles »

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In tweet, Trump recognizes Portland victims for ‘standing up to hate and intolerance’ – Washington Post

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Washington PostIn tweet, Trump recognizes Portland victims for ‘standing up to hate and intolerance’Washington PostPresident Trump tweeted Monday that the attack on a light-rail train in Portland, Ore., on Friday that killed two men was “unacceptable.” Police say the victims were killed as they confronted a man who was shouting insults against Muslims. Trump …Portland isn’t as liberal as you thinkCNNTrump: Portland attacks ‘unacceptable’The HillTrump in tweet: Portland attack ‘unacceptable’PoliticoNewsweek -HuffPost -New York Daily News -OregonLive.comall 29 news articles »

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A Zoo In Cambridgeshire Has Been Evacuated Following A “Serious Incident” – BuzzFeed News

Monday, May 29th, 2017

BuzzFeed NewsA Zoo In Cambridgeshire Has Been Evacuated Following A “Serious Incident”BuzzFeed NewsAn air ambulance was called to Hamerton Zoo Park in Steeple Gidding near Huntingdon. Visitors were evacuated at around 11.15. Police and ambulance services said in statements that no animals escaped and no children were injured. When asked whether …U.K. zoo evacuated due to ‘serious incident’New York Daily NewsZookeeper killed in incident involving a tiger at UK zooWashington PostFemale zoo keeper killed at Hamerton Zoo in ‘tiger incident’Telegraph.co.ukThe Independent -Sky News -Evening Standard -ITV Newsall 60 news articles »

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Eleven killed in Moscow storm – Reuters

Monday, May 29th, 2017

ReutersEleven killed in Moscow stormReutersA man speaks on the phone near a tree, which was uprooted by a heavy storm and fell down on a car, in Moscow, Russia, May 29, 2017. REUTERS/Andrey Kuzmin. 1/2. left. right. A tree, which was uprooted by a heavy storm, is seen on a car in Moscow, …Strong winds, thunderstorms hit Moscow, killing 6 peopleABC NewsMoscow: Storm death toll rises to 7 as young girl, 11, is killedDaily StarSeveral dead in Moscow as severe storm causes havoc (PHOTO, VIDEO)RTGulf Times -PanARMENIAN.Netall 23 news articles »

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Tiger arrested on DUI charge in Florida – ESPN

Monday, May 29th, 2017

ESPNTiger arrested on DUI charge in FloridaESPNTiger Woods was arrested for driving under the influence early Monday near his home in Jupiter, Fla., according to an online Palm Beach County Police report. The winner of 14 major championships who is recovering from back surgery in April was released …Tiger Woods arrested for DUI in FloridaDallas NewsTiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI suspicionUSA TODAYTiger Woods arrested on suspicion of DUICNNWashington Post -New York Daily News -ABC News -Golf Channel (blog)all 259 news articles »

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Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington visit – CNN

Monday, May 29th, 2017

CNNTrump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington visitCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump will honor US service members who made the ultimate sacrifice when he visits Arlington National Cemetery in recognition of Memorial Day Monday morning. Trump’s scheduled remarks at the wreath-laying …President Trump proclaims Memorial Day 2017 as a day of ‘Prayer for Permanent Peace’Fox NewsTrump tweets Memorial Day message, rebukes North KoreaWashington ExaminerWatch Live: President Trump Observes Memorial Day at Arlington National CemeteryTIMEChicago Daily Herald -New York Post -Heavy.com -Washington Timesall 89 news articles »

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Shark leaps into boat and startles Australian fisherman – New York Daily News

Monday, May 29th, 2017

New York Daily NewsShark leaps into boat and startles Australian fishermanNew York Daily NewsA great white shark lays on the deck of a fishing boat it jumped into at Evans Head in Australia. The Associated Press. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Monday, May 29, 2017, 3:27 AM. CANBERRA, Australia — A 73-year-old Australian fisherman said Monday …Great White Shark Leaps Into Australia Fisherman’s BoatNBCNews.comAustralian fisherman ‘stunned’ after great white shark launches itself into boatUSA TODAYAustralian man injured after shark jumps into boatBBC NewsBuzzFeed News -Evening Standard -Business Insider -Herald Sunall 61 news articles »

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Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West – Washington Post

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Washington PostPutin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with WestWashington PostVERSAILLES, France — On a visit likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what the newly-elected French leader said …Smartest Way to Deal With Russia? Ignore PutinBloombergFrance’s Macron holding ‘tough’ talks with Putin near ParisBBC NewsMacron’s Party Seen on Top in French Parliament Election: PollsU.S. News & World ReportForbes -Haaretz -Telegraph.co.uk -Baltimore Sunall 125 news articles »

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Trump Raged at Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas In Bethlehem Meeting: ‘You Lied To Me’ – Newsweek

Monday, May 29th, 2017

NewsweekTrump Raged at Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas In Bethlehem Meeting: ‘You Lied To Me’NewsweekPresident Trump reportedly lashed out at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in their meeting in the West Bank city of Bethlehem last Tuesday. “You tricked me in D.C.! You talked there about your commitment to peace, but the Israelis showed me your …6-day war begets 50 years of conflict for IsraelABC NewsAs Iran and US Leaders Trade Barbs, Big Deals ProceedNew York Times5 takeaways from Trump’s first overseas trip as presidentThe HillFox News -Los Angeles Times -Khaleej Times -Miami Heraldall 2,047 news articles »

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Philippine Forces Struggle to Evacuate City Overrun by Islamic Militants – New York Times

Monday, May 29th, 2017

New York TimesPhilippine Forces Struggle to Evacuate City Overrun by Islamic MilitantsNew York TimesA Philippine Air Force helicopter launching a rocket in Marawi on Monday. Government troops have cleared about half of the city of militants. Credit Erik De Castro/Reuters. MARAWI, Philippines — Hundreds of desperate residents remained trapped in this …ISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threatCNNPhilippine army ‘makes gains’ in Marawi Islamist battleBBC NewsPhilippines military says close to defeating Islamist rebelsReutersNew York Daily News -Washington Post -TIME -Bloombergall 838 news articles »

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Paris mayor condemns black festival, says it bars whites – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Minneapolis Star TribuneParis mayor condemns black festival, says it bars whitesMinneapolis Star TribunePARIS — Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has strongly criticized a black feminist festival in Paris that bans non-black people in large parts of the event, saying she might call for the prosecution of its organizers on grounds of discrimination. In a series …Paris mayor calls for ban on black feminist festival ‘prohibited to whites’Telegraph.co.ukParis Mayor demands black feminist Nyansapo Festival be banned on racism groundsABC OnlineParis mayor may ban black feminist Nyansapo festivalBBC Newsall 19 news articles »

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Philippine Forces Struggle to Evacuate City Overrun by Islamic Militants – New York Times

Monday, May 29th, 2017

New York TimesPhilippine Forces Struggle to Evacuate City Overrun by Islamic MilitantsNew York TimesA Philippine Air Force helicopter launching a rocket in Marawi on Monday. Government troops have cleared about half of the city of militants. Credit Erik De Castro/Reuters. MARAWI, Philippines — Hundreds of desperate residents remained trapped in this …ISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threatCNNPhilippine army ‘makes gains’ in Marawi Islamist battleBBC NewsPhilippines military says close to defeating Islamist rebelsReutersNew York Daily News -Washington Post -TIME -Bloombergall 768 news articles »

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More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Washington PostMore arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alertWashington PostLONDON — British police made two more arrests and stormed three more locations Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi’s network may still be at large.Reports: Britain’s MI5 to review handling of Manchester bomber “warnings”CBS NewsManchester attacks: MI5 probes bomber ‘warnings’BBC NewsUK intelligence service MI5 reviewing practices after Manchester attackReutersABC News -Bloomberg -The Hill -New York Postall 3,370 news articles »

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ISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threat – CNN

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

CNNISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threatCNN(CNN) The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines. At least 103 people have died in the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao in less than a week as fighters affiliated with the so-called Islamic State engaged in violent …Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siegeWashington PostPhilippines Says Fight With Islamic State Militants Nearing EndBloombergPhilippine Military Recovers 16 Bodies in City Besieged by ISIS-Linked MilitantsNew York TimesBusiness Insider -New York Daily News -BBC News -The Boston Globeall 818 news articles »

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ISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threat – CNN

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

CNNISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threatCNN(CNN) The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines. At least 103 people have died in the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao in less than a week as fighters affiliated with the so-called Islamic State engaged in violent …Philippines puts city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltrationReutersPhilippine forces make gains in southern city under siegeWashington PostPhilippines Says Fight With Islamic State Militants Nearing EndBloombergNew York Times -New York Daily News -NPR -The Guardianall 745 news articles »

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ISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threat – CNN

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

CNNISIS in Southeast Asia: Philippines battles growing threatCNN(CNN) The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines. At least 103 people have died in the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao in less than a week as fighters affiliated with the so-called Islamic State engaged in violent …Philippines puts city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltrationReutersPhilippine forces make gains in southern city under siegeWashington PostChristians caught up in Philippines’ urban battle with IslamistsNew York Daily NewsNPR -New York Times -The Boston Globe -HuffPostall 644 news articles »

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Boy falls over a water slide at newly-opened amusement park – WXYZ

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

WXYZBoy falls over a water slide at newly-opened amusement parkWXYZCopyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. City of Dublin, California Facebook. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous Next. Video obtained by The Mercury News shows …and more »

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Back at Home, Trump Goes on Twitter Offensive Against Leaks, ‘Fake News’ – NBCNews.com

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

NBCNews.comBack at Home, Trump Goes on Twitter Offensive Against Leaks, ‘Fake News’NBCNews.comPresident Donald Trump returned home from his first trip abroad to face a new series of allegations against his administration — and he hit the ground tweeting with a series of posts slamming “leaks” and so-called “fake news,” while stating his recent …Trump attacks ‘fake news’ following Kushner reportsReutersTrump blasts ‘fake news’ in new broadside against media, and condemns DC leaksCNBCTrump is back in the US and tweeting like crazyUSA TODAYTheBlaze.com -Slate Magazine (blog) -ThinkProgress -Washington Timesall 140 news articles »

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These 8th-graders from New Jersey refused to be photographed with Paul Ryan – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Washington PostThese 8th-graders from New Jersey refused to be photographed with Paul RyanWashington PostFor students across the country, the traditional eighth-grade trip to Washington is a chance to join the throngs on the Mall and perhaps spot some of the world’s most powerful people on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol. But a group from South Orange …Middle schoolers refuse to pose with Paul Ryan during photo opNew York Post100 Middle Schoolers Refuse Photo-Op With Paul Ryan During D.C. TripHuffPostN.J. middle school students refuse to take photo with Paul RyanNew York Daily NewsBreitbart News -Slate Magazine (blog) -The Hill -Newsweekall 39 news articles »

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Manchester attacks: MI5 probes bomber ‘warnings’ – BBC News

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

BBC NewsManchester attacks: MI5 probes bomber ‘warnings’BBC NewsMI5 is to hold an inquiry into the way it dealt with warnings from the public that the Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, was a potential threat. Whitehall officials have acknowledged the security service was examining what assumptions had been …More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alertWashington PostManchester Attack Puts Concert Industry Further on the DefensiveBloombergBritish police in race to find Manchester terror networkCNNNewsmax -New York Daily News -The Hill -Telegraph.co.ukall 2,482 news articles »

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Navy skydiver dies when parachute fails to open – CNN

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

CNNNavy skydiver dies when parachute fails to openCNN(CNN) A member of the Navy’s skydiving team was killed Sunday when his parachute malfunctioned during a team jump, the Navy said. The team called the Leap Frogs was conducting a jump into Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey as part of …Navy parachutist killed after chute fails during Fleet Week showFox NewsUS Navy Seal killed during Fleet Week festivitiesSILive.comNavy parachutist plunges to death after mishap with chuteNew York PostCBS News -New York Daily News -ABC News -Telegraph.co.ukall 42 news articles »

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More than 115 firefighters battling ‘major emergency’ brush fire in Brentwood – KABC-TV

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

KABC-TVMore than 115 firefighters battling ‘major emergency’ brush fire in BrentwoodKABC-TVA massive plume of smoke was visible above L.A.’s Westside as a fire burned in Brentwood on Sunday, May 28, 2017. (@LAFANPULSE/Twitter). KABC. By ABC7.com staff. Sunday, May 28, 2017 01:36PM. BRENTWOOD, Calif. (KABC) –. More than 115 …Black Canyon City residents evacuated due to brush firePrescott Daily CourierOfficials: Brush fire spreads to salvage yard near Black Canyon CityABC15 ArizonaSYLMAR (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Sunday were responding to a small brush fire in the Sylmar area.CBS Los AngelesFOX 10 News Phoenix -Valley News -KPNX 12 News TV -North Phoenix Newsall 24 news articles »

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The Latest: Alonso back for another Indy 500? – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Washington PostThe Latest: Alonso back for another Indy 500?Washington PostThe Latest on motorsport’s busiest day (all times local):. 4:30 p.m.. Fernando Alonso and McLaren might not be done with the Indy 500 just yet. The two-time Formula One champion’s opportunity to win the race expired with his engine with 20 laps remaining.Reaction: Takuma Sato is the first Japanese driver to win Indy 500Indianapolis Star (blog)Takuma Sato wins 101st Indianapolis 500USA TODAYTakuma Sato captures 101st Indianapolis 500NBCSports.comSB Nation -Bleacher Report -Chicago Tribune -Atlanta Journal Constitutionall 789 news articles »

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Pole-sitter Scott Dixon takes brunt of vicious crash at Indianapolis 500 – USA TODAY

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

USA TODAYPole-sitter Scott Dixon takes brunt of vicious crash at Indianapolis 500USA TODAYScott Dixon goes airborne and crashes in front of Helio Castroneves (3) during Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. (Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports). SPEEDWAY, Ind. — A terrible two-car crash occurred in Turn 2 of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 when Jay Howard …Frightening wreck knocks Scott Dixon out of Indianapolis 500FOXSports.comBoth Indianapolis 500 drivers in fiery, highflying crash somehow walk awayWashington PostAuto Racing: Frightening wreck knocks Scott Dixon out of Indianapolis 500Salt Lake TribuneChicago Tribune -Los Angeles Times -Sporting News -SB Nationall 269 news articles »

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Isis-backed militants struggle for control in the southern Philippines – The Guardian

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

The GuardianIsis-backed militants struggle for control in the southern PhilippinesThe GuardianPhilippine marines advancing on a militant base in the city of Marawi in the Philippines. Martial law has been declared in the area. Photograph: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images. Philippines. Isis-backed militants struggle for control in the southern …and more »

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Lindsey Graham: Comey ‘intervened in the election’ over fake info – New York Post

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

New York PostLindsey Graham: Comey ‘intervened in the election’ over fake infoNew York PostWASHINGTON – Ousted FBI Director James Comey must be held accountable for creating a presidential election frenzy over “fake” intelligence, one top Republican senator said Sunday. “If he intervened in the election based on fake information generated by …Graham: It’s ‘stunning’ Comey never told Congress about fake emailCNNSen. Graham: Comey’s Actions on Fake Russian Email ‘Incompetent’NewslineStephen Colbert’s Theory that James Comey is Really Severus SnapeTVOvermindNewsBlaze (registration) (blog)all 10 news articles »

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Trump On Message During Overseas Trip, But Now He’s Home – NBCNews.com

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

NBCNews.comTrump On Message During Overseas Trip, But Now He’s HomeNBCNews.comWASHINGTON — Donald Trump just returned from his first trip abroad and White House watchers hope he learned a lot during the week. Not about the Middle East and Europe, but about the value of acting presidential. On its face, the trip seemed to …and more »

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