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US valedictorian shut down by school after going rogue in final speech - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:12

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US valedictorian shut down by school after going rogue in final speech
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US student Peter Butera, class president for the entirety of his high-school life - all four, often frustrating, years of it - took the stage at Friday's graduation ceremony after the recital of the class poem, which had offended no-one. When the ...

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Eric Garner's family still waiting for justice in third year of chokehold death probe - New York Daily News

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:49

New York Daily News

Eric Garner's family still waiting for justice in third year of chokehold death probe
New York Daily News
“Once again, we're going to be playing the waiting game,” said Erica Garner's mother, Gwen Carr. (James Keivom/New York Daily News). BY Andrew Keshner Larry Mcshane. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 4:45 PM. The frustrated ...
After meeting with feds, no answers for Garner family on investigationSILive.com
Family of Eric Garner Frustrated but Hopeful After Meeting With FedsNBC New York
Eric Garner's daughter sounds off during meeting with DOJNew York Post
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The Congressional Black Caucus rejects Omarosa's invitation to meet with Trump - Business Insider

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:43

Business Insider

The Congressional Black Caucus rejects Omarosa's invitation to meet with Trump
Business Insider
The Congressional Black Caucus will reportedly reject an offer to meet with President Donald Trump. Omarosa Manigault, a former contestant on The Apprentice and now White House aide, extended an invitation last week to each of the 49 members of the ...
Congressional Black Caucus rejects Trump invitation for second meetingFox News
Congressional Black Caucus expected to decline Trump meetingPolitico

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F-16 Jet Catches Fire at Houston Airport; Pilot Ejects - NBCNews.com

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:29

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F-16 Jet Catches Fire at Houston Airport; Pilot Ejects
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HOUSTON — Officials say an F-16 fighter jet caught fire while attempting to take off at Ellington Airport in Houston and the pilot ejected. The Houston Fire Department said in a statement that crews were dispatched to assist with a "downed plane" late ...
Crashed jet at Ellington Airport had military ordnance on boardChron.com
Pilot ejects after fiery F-16 crash at Ellington AirportKHOU
Investigators probe cause of armed fighter jet crash at Ellington AirportHouston Chronicle
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House Dems Pressure WH on Kushner, Flynn Security Clearances - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:10

U.S. News & World Report

House Dems Pressure WH on Kushner, Flynn Security Clearances
U.S. News & World Report
Democrats on a House oversight committee are pressuring President Donald Trump's White House to release a wide array of documents about the security clearances granted to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Jared Kushner, Trump's ...
House Dems seek answers on Kushner, Flynn security clearancesWDIV Detroit

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Pit bull mauls 2 kids strapped in car seats inside minivan - ABC News

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:48

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Pit bull mauls 2 kids strapped in car seats inside minivan
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A pit bull burst through a backyard fence, made its way into a nearby minivan and mauled two young children as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats, police said. The mother of the 2-year-old girl and the 5-year-old boy managed to pry the ...
AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxesWashington Post
Pit bull mauls 2 young Pennsylvania children sitting in minivancleveland.com
Police: Dog that attacked 2 kids in minivan outside Lancaster home will be euthanizedLancasterOnline
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Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty - CNN

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:08

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Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty
CNN
(CNN) [Breaking news update, posted at 3:30 p.m. ET]. Dominique Heaggan-Brown, the former Wisconsin police officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith during an August 2016 foot chase, was found not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide on Wednesday.
Milwaukee Officer Is Acquitted in Killing of Sylville SmithNew York Times
Sylville Smith case verdict: Dominique Heaggan-Brown not guiltyCBS News
Milwaukee jurors acquit ex-cop in killing of black manABC News
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Lawmaker: Interior Asking Locals for Monument Maps - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:46

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Lawmaker: Interior Asking Locals for Monument Maps
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A Utah lawmaker says the U.S. Interior Department is asking state and local leaders to draw up new, smaller boundaries for two national monuments under review by the Trump administration. June 21, 2017, at 2:38 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...
Zinke defends huge job cuts at Interior: 'This is what a balanced budget looks like.'Washington Post
Zinke Blasts Dems for Delays in Confirming Interior NomineesNewsmax
Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rule amid rewriteWalla Walla Union-Bulletin
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Republican convicted of attacking reporter joins House - Washington Post

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:33

Washington Post

Republican convicted of attacking reporter joins House
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Montana Republican Greg Gianforte was sworn in on Wednesday as the newest member of Congress, a month after he body-slammed a reporter who had questioned him about the GOP health care bill. Gianforte, a wealthy former software ...
Gianforte causes stir after becoming newest House memberThe Hill (blog)
Montana Democrats buy body-slamming lawmaker Greg Gianforte orange jumpsuit for first dayNew York Daily News
Greg Gianforte sworn in to Congress after body-slamming reporterWashington Examiner
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Gunman Who Shot At GOP Congressmen Had "An Anger Management Problem," FBI Says - BuzzFeed News

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:03

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Gunman Who Shot At GOP Congressmen Had "An Anger Management Problem," FBI Says
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James Hodgkinson's attack on GOP congressmen during their baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, appeared to be "spontaneous," with no link to terrorism, the FBI said. Originally posted on June 21, 2017, at 9:33 a.m.. Updated on June 21, 2017, at ...

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Planes, Road Burns And Snakes: 5 Things That Extreme Heat Brings - NPR

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:05

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Planes, Road Burns And Snakes: 5 Things That Extreme Heat Brings
NPR
127 degrees in California's Death Valley. 124 degrees in Ocotillo Wells in San Diego County. 119 in Phoenix. Parts of the Southwest and West are suffering through a heat wave, which is bringing problems beyond sweat and bad hair. Here's what's ...
Expect Record-Breaking Heat on First Day of SummerNBC 7 San Diego
Scorching Temperatures Expected Again In San DiegoKPBS
124-Degree High Breaks Record in San Diego County as Heat Wave ContinuesTimes of San Diego

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Planes, Road Burns And Snakes: 5 Things That Extreme Heat Brings - NPR

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:05

Planes, Road Burns And Snakes: 5 Things That Extreme Heat Brings
NPR
127 degrees in California's Death Valley. 124 degrees in Ocotillo Wells in San Diego County. 119 in Phoenix. Parts of the Southwest and West are suffering through a heat wave, which is bringing problems beyond sweat and bad hair. Here's what's ...

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Valedictorian's graduation speech cut off by school administrators - kfor.com

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:42

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Valedictorian's graduation speech cut off by school administrators
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EXETER, Penn. — One Pennsylvania valedictorian's graduation speech is grabbing national attention after he was stopped from finishing his monologue. Peter Butera donned his green and gold for one final time last Friday, preparing to address his class ...
Valedictorian's rogue speech cut off by principal — but he gets to finish it for way bigger audienceTheBlaze.com
Pa. high school valedictorian silenced at graduation finishes speech on 'Kimmel'Philly.com
Villanova-Bound Valedictorian Finishes Speech On Jimmy KimmelPatch.com
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