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Hundreds of volunteers help plant 16000 flags at Chalmette National Cemetery Hundreds of volunteers help plant 16000 flags at Chalmette National Cemetery
- May 26, 2018

They lowered, folded and respectfully burned the old one, before replacing it with a new one. Those sacrifices continue, Walton pointed out. "That takes a special person", Walton told Mattos Newspapers. Monday with guest speakers, patriotic music and traditional ceremonies scheduled. Flags are being placed on graves all over the country, including here at Springfield's National Cemetery. (more...)
Britain will build own satellite system if no access to EU's - Hammond Britain will build own satellite system if no access to EU's - Hammond
- May 25, 2018

The payment and the future trade deal are not formally linked because the withdrawal agreement "does not contain conditionalities", Ms. Braverman said. "I have an obligation to my constituents and the 17.4 million people around the country that chose to leave and take back control of our destiny". Hilary Benn , the committee chairman, said: "We are rapidly running out of time to get new trade and customs arrangements in place. (more...)
Steve Sweeney Urge States to Reject Sports Betting 'Integrity Fee' Steve Sweeney Urge States to Reject Sports Betting 'Integrity Fee'
- May 25, 2018

It looks like New Jersey wasn't the only one trying to make a profit from legalizing sports betting . Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law banning sports betting , opening the door for states to decide if they want to let people wager on sports. (more...)
Union Public Library 2018 Summer Program Union Public Library 2018 Summer Program
- May 25, 2018

Summer reading isn't just for the kids, though - Ascension Parish Library is introducing Beanstack this year. Using a software called Beanstack, participants can easily register for the program online, and track their progress toward certain milestones, which result in prizes available at their library. (more...)
Mississauga explosion: 15 people injured in restaurant bomb attack Mississauga explosion: 15 people injured in restaurant bomb attack
- May 25, 2018

Police said Friday two suspects with their faces covered to hide their identity entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant late Thursday, dropped the improvised explosive device and fled. The first is light skinned, in his mid-20s, five-foot-ten to six feet tall, with a stocky build and was wearing dark blue jeans, a dark zippered hoodie and a baseball cap at the time of the explosion. (more...)
IN middle school shooting: Adult, child hurt, lone suspect in custody IN middle school shooting: Adult, child hurt, lone suspect in custody
- May 25, 2018

She says she was at work Friday morning when her son sent a text message about the shooting, stunning her. The school is on lockdown. "He said, 'I'm OK, please come get me.' That was probably 20 minutes after it happened", Morris said. Jennifer Morris, who was among the anxious parents who rushed to get their kids, appeared slightly dazed and said she was at work when her 14-year-old son sent a text message about the shooting, stunning her. (more...)
Judge orders 30-year-old son to move out of parents' home Judge orders 30-year-old son to move out of parents' home
- May 25, 2018

Images of at least 5 letters they've sent from the beginning of February to the end of March show how seemingly desperate the parents are for their son to grow up. "You say you're entitled to six months, which really seems to be kind of outrageous, that somebody in this day and age could be in somebody else's home with a six-month notice before they have to leave", Greenwood said. (more...)
Campaigners make final pitches on eve of Ireland's abortion referendum Campaigners make final pitches on eve of Ireland's abortion referendum
- May 25, 2018

Mellet took her case to the UN's Human Rights Committee, which ruled that denying her a termination in Ireland was a denial of human rights. In recent weeks, the lead of the "Yes" side - to repeal the so-called Eighth Amendment in the Constitution that gives equal rights to a pregnant woman and her unborn child, effectively prohibiting abortion unless a woman's life is at risk - has shrunk. (more...)
NOAA releases 2018 hurricane season outlook NOAA releases 2018 hurricane season outlook
- May 25, 2018

Hurricane season officially starts June 1, though forecasters were already watching a low pressure system headed for the Gulf of Mexico Thursday morning. But forecasters warned that prediction could change if an El Niño forms or cooler Atlantic waters begin to warm as they did past year. Warm waters feed a hurricane's strength, while strong wind shear can pull it apart. (more...)
Former NAACP leader who posed as black woman accused of welfare fraud Former NAACP leader who posed as black woman accused of welfare fraud
- May 25, 2018

Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in October 2016, had her finances investigated by Washington state's Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) in March 2017 after the publication of her autobiography, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World . (more...)
Meghan Markle Honored with Coat of Arms as Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle Honored with Coat of Arms as Duchess of Sussex
- May 25, 2018

The shield's blue background represents the Pacific Ocean off the California coast. But what with all the drama surrounding Meghan's dad, Thomas Markle, in the run-up to the royal wedding , the palace powers that be opted to give the symbol directly to Prince Harry's wife. (more...)
Trump suggests Kim summit could still take place as scheduled Trump suggests Kim summit could still take place as scheduled
- May 25, 2018

Trump "anytime and in any format". Mr Moon has made the creation of a lasting peace on the Korean peninsula a central goal of his presidency, and was instrumental in brokering the planned summit between Mr Trump and Mr Kim. off each other, calling Xi a "world-class poker player" who had influenced Kim. "You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used", he added. (more...)
Drug-accused grandmother to be hanged in Malaysia Drug-accused grandmother to be hanged in Malaysia
- May 25, 2018

The grandmother, and mother-of-four, told law enforcement she was on her way back from Shanghai where she met a USA serviceman who she was having a romantic online romance with. "I thought there was an overwhelming case for the defence". Scivetti told the AP that Exposto was shocked but calm after the ruling by the three-judge panel. (more...)
Donald Trump Elevates Conspiracy Theory To Government Plot On White House Lawn Donald Trump Elevates Conspiracy Theory To Government Plot On White House Lawn
- May 25, 2018

Senior Justice Department and intelligence officials met with the lawmakers Thursday in a bid to end the standoff between House Republicans and the Justice Department over a confidential intelligence source in the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
Sledgehammer road rage attack Sledgehammer road rage attack
- May 25, 2018

The entire incident was captured on surveillance video by a nearby business. A surveillance video from a Port Richmond parking lot has now gone viral for the disturbing events depicted within. As the SUV is then seen driving off, a man falls out of the passenger's side of the vehicle and the man strikes him with the weapon. Police say they're looking for both the victims and the perpetrator. (more...)
2 armed people kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant 2 armed people kill gunman after 3 shot at Oklahoma restaurant
- May 25, 2018

A community in Oklahoma City is thanking an armed citizen for stopping a man who allegedly opened fire at a local restaurant. "She said they were getting ready to walk in the front door and evidently, the shooter was in the treeline and they were both shot by the front door", recalled Dennis Will . (more...)
Voting begins throughout Ireland in major abortion decision Voting begins throughout Ireland in major abortion decision
- May 25, 2018

Turnout could top the 61 percent who backed gay marriage by a landslide in a 2015 if trends reported by 1700 GMT continue, national broadcaster RTE reported. They can't do anything for women who have been... Here are some highlights of POLITICO's coverage of the referendum campaign . There have been massive rallies and social media campaigns to rally supporters on both sides, but many who support a repeal of the archiac law, have been more active on social media. (more...)
Newly adopted 1-year-old dies after being left in hot truck Newly adopted 1-year-old dies after being left in hot truck
- May 25, 2018

Police said the adoptive father forgot about the little girl after dropping her sibling off at daycare. No charges are being filed at this time, police said. Paramedics rushed the child to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in Nashville reached a high of 89 degrees, meaning the inside of the truck could have reached almost 120 degrees. (more...)
US explores tariffs on autos, auto parts US explores tariffs on autos, auto parts
- May 25, 2018

While departing en route to his home state of NY for a roundtable on immigration, President Trump told One America News that he is "not happy" with the requests made by Mexico and Canada in on-going NAFTA negotiations. The United States imported 8.3 million vehicles in 2017 worth $US192 billion, including 2.4 million from Mexico, 1.8 million from Canada, 1.7 million from Japan, 930,000 from South Korea and 500,000 from Germany, according to USA government statistics. (more...)
Probe: Missile That Took Down MH17 Came from Russian Army Unit Probe: Missile That Took Down MH17 Came from Russian Army Unit
- May 25, 2018

In turn, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on May 24 that Ukraine will do "everything possible to ensure that Russia's activities as a state sponsor of terrorism are treated appropriately at the United Nations International Court of Justice". (more...)
Iran nuclear deal signatories meet for first time since US pullout Iran nuclear deal signatories meet for first time since US pullout
- May 25, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Washington on Wednesday to discuss their differences over the accord. Iran wants European powers to give it a package of economic measures by the end of the month to compensate for the United States withdrawal from their 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, a senior Iranian official said on Friday. (more...)
Trump backtracks, says meeting with Kim Jong-un could still happen Trump backtracks, says meeting with Kim Jong-un could still happen
- May 25, 2018

Cheng Xiaohe, a North Korea specialist at Renmin University in Beijing, said China was willing to facilitate talks between the United States and North Korea but it would be in a hard position if Washington and Pyongyang confronted each other again. (more...)
Amazon Admits Alexa Device Eavesdropped On Portland Family Amazon Admits Alexa Device Eavesdropped On Portland Family
- May 25, 2018

The Portland family Alexa eavesdropped on had an Echo smart home speaker in every room of their house to help control their heat, lights and security system, they told Seattle CBS affiliate KIRO-7, which was the first to report the story Thursday. (more...)
Marshall On NFL Kneeling Policy: 'I Don't Like It… I Understand It' Marshall On NFL Kneeling Policy: 'I Don't Like It… I Understand It'
- May 25, 2018

Lahren said she had no disrespect for player's First Amendment rights, but insisted that those right did not carry over into the workspace of a private employer. The gesture gained player followers during the 2016 season but a severe backlash during the 2017 campaign. I'm going to go out there and do my job between the lines, and I'm going to follow the rules. (more...)
Fuel price continues to rise, petrol up by 38 paise Fuel price continues to rise, petrol up by 38 paise
- May 25, 2018

Petrol prices in Delhi were hiked by 26 paise to Rs 77.47 per litre and diesel by 15 paise to Rs 68.53 per litre. Analysts believe that the less production of oil in the OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) and hike in crude oil price in the global market are some of the factors affecting the fuel price. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein to soon surrender on sexual assault charges Harvey Weinstein to soon surrender on sexual assault charges
- May 25, 2018

Actress Rose McGowan , among the first in Hollywood to accuse Weinstein of sexual assault, said in a statement on Thursday that his alleged victims were now "one step closer to justice". The statement did not identify the two women. Evans' allegations added to those of dozens of other women, who claimed that Weinstein had engaged in a vast range of sexual misconduct dating back almost four decades, ranging from inappropriate touching to incidents of rape. (more...)
Kanye spends $112k on disturbing celeb image Kanye spends $112k on disturbing celeb image
- May 25, 2018

This is freakish. Kanye West apparently spent $85,000 to use an old photo showing Whitney Houston's drug-infested bathroom for rapper Pusha T to use as the art of his new album. We picked what we picked. "It's here, it's ready.' 'No, this what people need to see to go with along with this music '". "I'm cool. We're at a loss already". (more...)
Season ends for top-seeded women's golf after upset by Arizona Season ends for top-seeded women's golf after upset by Arizona
- May 25, 2018

Arizona would jump out to a dominating lead early on, where they would eventually cruise to a convincing, 4-1 win, securing a spot to vie for the National Championship. "We've all gotta realize if you play competitive golf at this level, you're going to lose sometimes", Potter said. "It's basically the same hole, I just told myself it's a regulation hole again, because in my mind I was like, OK, I'm all square going into the last hole of the national championship, so I know I need a birdie to ... (more...)
CEO and directors quit sanction-hit Russian aluminum giant CEO and directors quit sanction-hit Russian aluminum giant
- May 25, 2018

Last month, the Trump administration applied strict penalties, including asset freezes and a ban on dealing with American citizens, against seven Russian oligarchs, 17 senior Russian government officials and 12 companies they own or control, in response to the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. (more...)
What to know about traffic on Memorial Day weekend 2018 What to know about traffic on Memorial Day weekend 2018
- May 25, 2018

The price of gas has jumped just ahead of one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, as higher demand combined with low supply keeps prices particularly high in the Midwest, said AAA spokeswoman Beth Mosher. In New York City it was $3.00. "Before you head out on your road trip, plan accordingly and be aware that extra cars mean more traffic and perhaps more accidents". (more...)

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