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Chair of Cache County Democrats On Upcoming Sanders, Perez Visit Chair of Cache County Democrats On Upcoming Sanders, Perez Visit
- May 01, 2017

Sanders and newly elected Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez are on a rocky, nationwide " Unity Tour " after a disastrous 2016 election result. "Here is one of the reasons we wanted to choose this state...where all of the movement members had experience working with a bully", he said. He'd used that role to cast a protest vote for Sanders, relenting and casting a futile vote for Hillary Clinton only after state law forced him to. (more...)
Won't run for President in 2020: Joe Biden Won't run for President in 2020: Joe Biden
- May 01, 2017

His announcement wasn't well-received - many booed in response, while one person yelled, "Run, Joe, run". Returning repeatedly here to the combined 172,000-vote margin in the three states that decided last year's presidential election, the former vice president said Democrats need to face how deep the problem is - not a fluke, not just about Hillary Clinton's performance, not just about a campaign by Donald Trump that clearly disgusted him. (more...)
Kevin Kisner makes outrageous chip-in to force play-off Kevin Kisner makes outrageous chip-in to force play-off
- May 01, 2017

Kisner and Brown crushed the front nine, birdying the first eight holes. The two had a playoff Monday at the TPC of Louisiana, going up against Kevin Kisner and his teammate, Scott Brown. Blixt admitted he was surprised by Kisner's eagle. "No, I'm just kidding". "It's pretty good when you can play the course . and laugh and tell jokes", said Cameron Smith , who along with partner Jonas Blixt , turned in a 10-under 62, best ball round to move 15-under after two rounds. (more...)
7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead 7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead
- May 01, 2017

ET Sunday). A police helicopter arrived to the scene first and the pilot reported seeing multiple victims on the ground and that the suspect, Selis, was still in the pool area and appeared to be reloading. In a span of about 30 minutes, apartment residents heard gunfire, sirens and the screams of those near the main pool, said resident Susan Berry, who was at the property but did not witness the shooting. (more...)
Canada's Trudeau Defends Dairy System After Trump Criticism Canada's Trudeau Defends Dairy System After Trump Criticism
- May 01, 2017

Francois Dumontier, a spokesman for Les Producteurs de lait du Quebec, said imports of US milk products have increased since 1993 and now account for three-quarters of milk products in Canada. "The fact is NAFTA - whether it's Mexico or Canada - is a disaster", Mr. Trump said. Trump's comments, while concerning, were also vague. "Canada is the second-largest export market for US dairy products, surpassed only by Mexico", she said. (more...)
Storms, flooding kill 14 in US South Storms, flooding kill 14 in US South
- May 01, 2017

In Durant in central MS one person died in the storms. Authorities in MS have confirmed the death of a second person from severe weather moving across the state. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency didn't give details. The storms were among several in parts of the South and Midwest. In Missouri, at least two people were killed. (more...)
Eventually, North Korea will have 'good missiles,' Trump warns Eventually, North Korea will have 'good missiles,' Trump warns
- May 01, 2017

North Korea's latest missile test came hours after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson mounted an effort at the United Nations on Friday to rally pressure against Kim Jong Un's regime. When asked if the pressure Trump has applied to North Korea has worked, Trump stressed the importance of his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, but seemed restrained in his condemnation of North Korea's latest missile launch. (more...)
Freak weather kills at least 11 in US Freak weather kills at least 11 in US
- May 01, 2017

Rescue workers were dealing with gas leaks and downed power lines and trees, said Judge Don Kirkpatrick, the county's chief executive. Across the USA, 11 people have been killed by tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest and Southeast. Also, a 65-year-old woman in DeWitt in the eastern part of the state was struck and killed in her home by a falling tree, officials said. MS officials didn't immediately release details of the death near Durant. (more...)
Congress approves bill to avert government shutdown for a week Congress approves bill to avert government shutdown for a week
- May 01, 2017

Congress on Friday approved a one-week, stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown this weekend, giving lawmakers more time to negotiate a broader budget deal - as lawmakers also pushed off talks on a new health care package. That puts party elders in an uncomfortable spot because if 22 Republicans defect, the bill will fail, assuming all Democrats oppose it. House Democrats on Thursday threatened to oppose the CR if House Republicans made a decision to hold a floor vote on their ... (more...)
Area teenager killed when officer fires into car Area teenager killed when officer fires into car
- May 01, 2017

An officer fired at the vehicle and struck the teen, who was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. The police chief offered his condolences to the family. Others questioned the "unknown altercation" and how a vehicle could be backed down a street "aggressively". Merritt said the auto, filled with five teenage boys, was trying to maneuver out of a parking spot when a person "appearing to be an office" shouted profanity at them while shining a flashlight and "before the driver could ... (more...)
Police arrest 4 in fatal shooting in Bloomington Police arrest 4 in fatal shooting in Bloomington
- May 01, 2017

Over the weekend, six people were arrested in connection to the shooting death, including 19-year-old Alec Price Streit and 20-year-old Tarrance Fontaine Murphy, both of Minneapolis. (more...)
Gunman at-large after firefighter shot in Dallas
- May 01, 2017

The location of the shooting is near the Dallas-Fire Rescue training facility on Dolphin Road near Interstate 30. "Please pray!" the Dallas Police Association tweeted . Law enforcement in Dallas are engaged with an active shooter and a firefighter has been shot, authorities say. Witnesses tell 1080 KRLD they heard about 3 to 4 shots after ambulance and fire crews got to the scene. (more...)
Neil Gorsuch begins his Supreme Court career with a barrage of questions Neil Gorsuch begins his Supreme Court career with a barrage of questions
- May 01, 2017

Gorsuch was confident and seemed not the least bit self-conscious as he questioned attorneys. It takes the votes of four justices to agree to hear a case; the speculation is that some of the cases still in the queue need one more vote to get the four needed for review. (more...)
Gorsuch's First Known Decision Clears Way for Arkansas Execution Gorsuch's First Known Decision Clears Way for Arkansas Execution
- May 01, 2017

His chest stopped moving two minutes after they checked for consciousness, and he was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m. The state is preparing to execute Ledell Lee at its Cummins Unit in Grady, which houses the state's death chamber, but it is still possible that the killing will be blocked. (more...)
Girl found safe after mom's vehicle stolen in Channelview area Girl found safe after mom's vehicle stolen in Channelview area
- May 01, 2017

Deputies say a baby was found after being taken for a ride in a stolen vehicle in east Harris County. A woman had put her child in a auto in the 1000 block of Pennygent in Channelview, then gone back briefly inside of her home. The child was reunited with her mother, and was later taken to an area hospital to be checked out to ensure she was not injured. We also do not have word of where the auto thief went, but it is believed they dropped the baby off by itself on the roadway. (more...)
Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled a day beforehand Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled a day beforehand
- May 01, 2017

The University of California, Berkeley says it's preparing for possible violence on campus whether Ann Coulter comes to speak or not. Amid growing concerns of violence on campus whether Coulter turns up or not, the conservative pundit lost the backing of groups that had initially sponsored her appearance. (more...)
Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies while preparing for Everest climb Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies while preparing for Everest climb
- May 01, 2017

Along with two other European climbers, Steck was involved in a brawl with sherpa guides over fixing ropes in 2013. The world-renowned climber Ueli Steck has died in an accident on Mount Everest, which he was preparing to climb alone on a new route and without oxygen. (more...)
East Baltimore shooting leaves 23-year-old man dead East Baltimore shooting leaves 23-year-old man dead
- May 01, 2017

The victim was identified as Darrien Singleton. Officers were called to the 1600 block of Asquith Street about 10 a.m. Sunday and found a 35-year-old man who had been shot in the back of the head. Upon arrival, officers found Steven Jackson, 18, of the Unit Block of N. Poppleton Street suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Lawson was shot in the abdomen. (more...)
Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order
- May 01, 2017

The president stuck to his stated position Tuesday, ensuring that the federal government would do "everything in [its] power to make sure more products are stamped with those wonderful words, 'Made in the US'". The "buy American" part of the executive order directs agencies to conduct a top-to-bottom performance review of the use of waivers. Mr Pai sees Trump's executive order coming into force from next year. (more...)
Donald Trump Won't Give Up Unsupported Claim That Barack Obama Wiretapped Him Donald Trump Won't Give Up Unsupported Claim That Barack Obama Wiretapped Him
- May 01, 2017

The news of her release came after Trump's meeting with the Egyptian leader in early April. "I know that he didn't like President Obama, and I know President Obama did not like him. And everybody's talking about it. "Frankly, it should be discussed". And it's a topic that should be number one. Now Trump is going to present his budget and, you can bet, his rich buddies will get massive cuts while the rest of us support that effort. (more...)