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'Convinced Atlanticist' Merkel being honest with US, spokesman says

Stephan Mayer: I think she was influenced by the experiences the days before, especially at the G7 summit and at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, when she met Donald Trump ...

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MSU football will not renew Blackwell's contract

MSU football will not renew Blackwell's contract

CBS Sports passed along a statement MSU athletic director Mark Hollis made following the decision to suspend Blackwell and the players under investigation. Cody confirmed to The State News via text m...

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Three charged with murder of 6-year-old MS boy in vehicle

Three charged with murder of 6-year-old MS boy in vehicle

Police say she left the car's engine running. The Amber Alert said the boy was last seen wearing a white tank top with khaki shorts and black and gold shoes. "I can tell you this, we won't rest un...

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Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

In the audio, a male caller says "I stand with Matt Rinaldi " before going on to make racist comments towards "illegal alien [s]" in the state. Mr Rinaldi said he had told Mr Nevarez that he woul...

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Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

After laying a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Trump spoke in remembrance of fallen soldiers and respect for their families, alongside members of the military and his administration, includ...

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Russians discussed potentially 'derogatory' information about Trump and associates during campaign

Russians discussed potentially 'derogatory' information about Trump and associates during campaign

The officials' discussions were intercepted by USA intelligence, CNN reported , citing two former intelligence officials and a congressional source. One of the officials said the intelligence report ...

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Lawmakers working to clean up bathroom business

Lawmakers working to clean up bathroom business

The NCAA pulled sporting events and the state faced losing billions of dollars in related economic fallout, though some opposition has quieted since North Carolina lawmakers voted in March for a par...

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Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Williams said Loehmann, who shot Rice, has been fired, not for the shooting but for inaccurate details on his job application. Officials did not specify what these answers were. Officers believed ...

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Expect another summer of cheap gas prices in our area

Expect another summer of cheap gas prices in our area

Knoxville- $2.08, down 1.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.09. Nationally, the average price also dipped slightly, by about half a cent, to $2.36 a gallon. $2.45/g in 2016, $2.85/g in 2015, $3....

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Trump Says Has 'Total Confidence' in Son-in-law, Key Adviser Kushner

Trump Says Has 'Total Confidence' in Son-in-law, Key Adviser Kushner

Mr Kushner was a trusted Trump adviser previous year, overseeing the campaign's digital strategy, and remains an influential confidant within the White House as does his wife, Ivanka Trump. And desp...

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Veterans join 'Walk of Honor' at National WWI Museum

We owe them and their families a great debt of gratitude. People took to the wall in search of loved one and friends that didn't make it as a result of the Vietnam conflict. World War II, they were ...

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Turkey Summons US Ambassador Over Erodgan 'Melee' in Washington

WND reported last week on the confrontation , in which Erdogan is seen watching his security detail beat protesters outside the Turkish embassy in Washington. United States officials have already sum...

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Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

If they do not respond and do not vote over the following four years, they are removed from the rolls. Civil liberties advocates who challenged Ohio's policy said it illegally erased voters from reg...

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Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

On Monday, Trump also made special mention of former Senator Bob Dole of Kansas, who sat in the audience at the ceremony, thanking Dole for his service in the Second World War. Trump called on America...

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Fecteau: Honor Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Nevertheless, the will to hold on to the freedoms established by the Founders remains strong to this day. Decoration Day was originally honored all those lost in the Civil War but eventually evolv...

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Trump Speaks at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Trump Speaks at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

She said the Minnesota National Guard's 34th Infantry Division - known as the Red Bulls - was formed 100 years ago, the same year the US entered the fighting in World War I. Memorial Day is a day to t...

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Recent revelations about Jared Kushner could impact his influence with Trump

He added: "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names ... it is very possible that those sources don't exist". "It essentially means creating a chann...

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President Trump observes Memorial Day with somber service at Arlington

President Trump observes Memorial Day with somber service at Arlington

Byers was on his third combat tour and, Trump said, ran through smoke and a hail of bullets to rescue an Afghan soldier when he was killed last November. "Their legacy will endure forever". Trump re...

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Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

A son-in-law, Jake, is a wounded warrior. Trump concluded the events of the day by honoring the "unknown soldiers" represented by the prestigious tomb on the grounds of the national cemetery. Trump ...

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Alligator Alley reopens after wildfire shuts highway down

Alligator Alley reopens after wildfire shuts highway down

The westbound entrance ramp from Exit 49 remains open, but the eastbound entrance will be closed, Bueno said. Westbound lanes will be closed at US 27 and eastbound lanes will be closed at mile marke...

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USTR Moves Forward with NAFTA Renegotiation

The letter stated the administration a new agreement to "support higher-paying jobs in the United States and to grow the USA economy by improving us opportunities under NAFTA ". NAFTA has been gen...

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NCAA Baseball Regional Sites

NCAA Baseball Regional Sites

Relive the tourney as we have highlights from that game and all of the others . The Pac-12 now holds an all-time record of 799-484 (.623) in the NCAA Baseball Championship, with 28 titles all-tim...

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JFK's life, legacy celebrated on centennial

JFK's life, legacy celebrated on centennial

A ceremony was held Monday morning to honor the 35th US president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Several events will be held in Hyannis to mark the 100th anniversar...

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Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

If needed, funds will also help with the medical bills of Micah David-Cole Fletcher (who is now hospitalized). One of the girls, Destinee Mangum , 16, gave a tearful interview to local media thank...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, prominent Ukraine supporter, dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, prominent Ukraine supporter, dies at 89

His death was announced on social media by his daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski , but she did not give the cause of his death. 'My father passed away peacefully tonight, ' Mika Brzezinski wrote...

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Officials, families, veterans mark Memorial Day in Nevada

Delaware State Senator Gary Simpson said that when he was young, Memorial Day meant an extra day off of school but as he grew older he began to understand the true meaning. Ron Millage says, "I really...

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Mom shows gratitude, sadness for men defending daughter in deadly Portland attack

Mom shows gratitude, sadness for men defending daughter in deadly Portland attack

At a vigil Saturday near the train station, almost 1,000 people gathered around a mound of bouquets and photographs, praising the men as heroes and saying they hoped others would stand up against hate...

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5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend

5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend

He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Freeman, another 17-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man were standing in the street in the 6900 block of South Harvard whe...

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Deadlocked over the Bathroom Bill

Deadlocked over the Bathroom Bill

Larry Gonzales , R-Round Rock, said. In their letter , the country's top tech leaders suggest that the enactment of the bill would "tarnish Texas' reputation as open and friendly to businesses and fa...

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Killeen: State Veterans Cemetery hosts Memorial Day observance

Killeen: State Veterans Cemetery hosts Memorial Day observance

A World War II veteran holds his salute while the Rocky Mountain Scots play "Amazing Grace" and white doves are released during Monday's Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Cemetery. On behalf ...

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