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Stanley Cup Final Buzz: Predators, Penguins ready for Game 5

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Or so, that's what the statistics showed after the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie allowed nine goals in back-to-back losses in Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final . That's 9-1 at home for the Predators, including two straight against the Penguins, 5-1 on Saturday and 4-1 on Monday night that tied the series at two games apiece. Read More »

Travel to North Korea Could Be Banned for Americans, Rex Tillerson Says

Kanter said it's impossible to know what caused Otto's brain injury, but it's consistent with a lack of oxygen to the brain for a period of time. The 22-year-old arrived back in the U.S. The said material was used during the court trial where he was found guilty of committing "hostile acts" while on tour. North Korea officials have stated that Warmbier fell into a coma shortly after his incarceration in March, 2016. Read More »

Trump Curtails Cuba Travel, Reverses Obama Thaw; Individual Travel Prohibited

Visitors will still be able to self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for one of the remaining legitimate reasons. But beginning in late 2014, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro began a process that gradually thawed diplomatic tensions and eased commercial and travel restrictions between the two countries. Read More »

Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers

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Thankfully, nobody was killed in the tragedy (with the exception of Hodgkinson), though House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in the hospital. Hodgkinson was injured in a shootout with police and later died of his injuries, according to officials. Read More »

Russian Federation: mass protest arrests show authorities' 'stranglehold' on free expression

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Authorities said 500 had been arrested during the demonstrations in St. Petersburg. MOSCOW-Thousands of anti-government activists challenging President Vladimir Putin's rule were protesting across Russian Federation on Monday, with police arresting main opposition leader Alexei Navalny outside his Moscow home before he could reach the main demonstration and scores of others. Read More »

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

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The fire meant May put aside talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , whose 10 lawmakers she needs to give her a working majority in Parliament. The negotiations with the DUP revolve around support from the party on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament, rather than a formal coalition government. Read More »

Koepka unsurprised by Thomas record

Open held on Wisconsin soil. Justin Thomas managed to stand out in a U.S. Open where par is going out of style. Thomas came into the U.S. Open as the 13th-ranked player in the world, with seven top-10s and more than $4.8 million in prize money in just 15 starts this season. Read More »

This is how smart home devices like the Apple HomePod work

What sets it apart are its smarts; that puts it up against other "smart" speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home . For years , Siri was trapped inside the computers and smartphones, and finally, Apple has open the door for its own home - HomePod . Read More »

Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukraine

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Then, on Friday morning, Trump appeared to take a shot at Rosenstein in series of tweets. The morning missive appeared to refer to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. Trump has disputed both claims, saying flatly that he never asked Comey to drop the Flynn probe. "He's driving this", the White House official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss West Wing internal deliberations. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon urged to rule out second independence referendum

The Scottish National Party will work to forge an alliance to keep Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives out of power after the inconclusive result to Britain's national election, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday. The three pro-UK parties had won just one seat each the last time around. Early indications show there was a "Corbyn bounce" for the party which won a total of seven seats, leading the re-elected MP for Edinburgh South, Ian Murray, to tell the audience ... Read More »

DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process

She is hoping to strike a deal with the DUP to pass her legislative programme after failing to secure an outright majority after last week's election. With her authority diminished, May won some time when she performed well on Monday in front of Conservative lawmakers who said they would help her remain in power, at least for now. Read More »

Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

Trump's budget proposal allocates $90 million for grants to apprenticeships, but it slashes funding for current job training programs by $1.1 billion, according to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, a left-leaning think tank. There are about 500,000 apprenticeship positions in the U.S. "We're here to celebrate the dignity of work", Trump said before the signing. Under Mr. Read More »

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

Jake [Tapper], Roger Stone, the president's longtime friend and associate told CNN Money earlier today this, "I'd fire Mueller and Rosenstein for wasting the taxpayer's money". But Rosenstein is not now heading the FBI's probe into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with a Russian campaign that US intelligence officials have said was seeking to tilt the outcome of the 2016 election in Trump's favor . Read More »

Tulsa's Mike Neal Talks About Long-Time Friend Scalise After Shooting

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Scalise has had two surgeries and will require additional operations, Sava said , adding that it's hard to predict how long he will be in the hospital . In the history of the contest, Republicans and Democrats each have won 39 games with one tie. Republican team manager Joe Barton congratulated their Democratic counterparts as he received the trophy from Democrat manager Mike Doyle. Read More »

Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

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For ordinary Cuban citizens, the announcement from the US President Donald Trump was a shocker. "They only enrich the Cuban regime". Despite the president's claim, the Obama policy will be revised rather than overturned entirely. Trump also stated that the complete change of these regulations is just a small part from shifting away from Obama's Policy. Obama had pushed for expanding commerce and travel between the two countries. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets

NPR's White House correspondent Tamara Keith reports . "Witch hunt' is how Trump characterizes the probe into Russia's election interference and possible ties to his campaign associates". "We may have our differences, but we do well, in times like these, to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country", Trump said . Read More »

2nd LD: Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

Around 70 people are missing, according to Britain's Press Association, and identification of the victims is proving very hard. A top former Conservative politician and Times of London columnist blasted May over her handling of the fire , and said that she must resign. Read More »

Shooter of Republican lawmakers a fan of leftist Sanders

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The former inspector's social media accounts showed passionate support for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and anger toward President Donald Trump and the Republican party in general. Married to James Hodgkinson for almost 30 years , she declined to answer questions about his politics and whether they had consumed him. Scalise, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, arrived at the hospital in a critical state, facing "an imminent risk of death", according to ... Read More »

Battle of the smart speakers - Apple HomePod versus the rest

Apple has in several areas, including smartphones and music players, joined markets after entrenched rivals and ultimately dominated them. The squat device comes with what Apple says , are high-powered speakers, and will support the company's virtual personal assistant Siri to control smart home devices, like smart light bulbs and thermostats. Read More »

Still in Critical Condition After London Fire

Mohammad Al-Hajali, 23, a refugee who fled Syria for the United Kingdom in 2014, was identified as another victim. Prime Minister Theresa May , increasingly a focal point for wrath, bundled away under police guard after meeting residents Friday. Read More »

Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

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Despite the bipartisan motivation behind the game, especially this year , partisanship was hardly abandoned as Democrats and Republicans faced off, each side seriously itching for a win. Steve Scalise (R-La.) could bring harmony to a fractured nation. Hodgkinson was in the YMCA Sunday afternoon, according to Del Ray resident Kris Balderston, who said he had seen Hodgkinson in the gym before, alone and not in workout clothes. Read More »

Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

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While acknowledging the necessity to hold Russian Federation accountable for its alleged meddling in USA elections, Tillerson also emphasized the importance of a "constructive dialogue" with Russian Federation. Additionally, the legislation imposes terrorism-related sanctions on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, an arm of the regime tasked with exporting its terrorist ideology. Read More »

Triumphant Corbyn declares Labour 'a government in waiting'

In September 2016 she stated: "I won't call a snap election " because, she said , the country needed stability, but then called a snap election anyway. "This year was supposed to be the Brexit election", says Ross Clark in The Spectator, yet instead it proved to be "the intergenerational election". Read More »

Father's Day is being celebrated today around the world

It's Father's Day , the day set aside each to honor the influence and contributions of fathers on society. Our children should be just as proud of you as you are of them. " Fathers are angels sent from heaven". The other two programs are Man2Man and Fathers & Sons of Northeast Ohio. However, some scholars opine that Father's Day history is much older than we actually believe it to be. Read More »

GOP, Dem governors call for changes in House health bill

Jeff Tarte said , mentioning his concerns with the new bill, which now heads to the Senate rules committee for consideration. She pulled few punches, also writing that the Senate is plotting "a secretive path toward Obamacare repeal - and top White House officials (including the president) consistently lie about what the House bill actually does". Read More »

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

Trump interviewed Mueller for the director's position days before Rosenstein picked Mueller as special counsel for the Russian Federation probe, Sanders confirmed Tuesday. Schiff says that if Trump fires Mueller, Congress might name its own independent counsel to investigate the case. White House staffers have nonetheless sought to talk Trump down from the idea . Read More »

Rainy, cloudy weather on tap for Thursday

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Can't rule out the heat of the day scattered shower/storm this afternoon and evening. Scattered showers and storms possible come lunch time. Temps will fall through the 80s this evening on our way to a low around 70° Sunday morning. The high will be 89. East wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 71. Tuesday . Sunny, with a high near 86. Cloudy. Read More »

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller

That decision would fall to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who said on Tuesday in a Senate budget hearing that he would only fire Mr Mueller for good cause and has seen no evidence of that. If you think the firing of FBI director James Comey set off a storm of protests and nervous backtracking by anxious Republicans , wait and see what happens if Trump actually fires the special counsel now tasked with the Russian Federation investigations, Bob Mueller . Read More »

58 presumed dead in London tower blaze, police say

They left him". A man representing the group, who did not give his name, told reporters they would make a full statement "in the community". "We'll get to the bottom of this", she said. Newly-appointed Indian-origin housing minister in the Department for Communities and Local Government , Alok Sharma, said, "Every single family will be rehoused in the local area". Read More »

Queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

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Some jumped to their deaths rather than face the flames, and witnesses reported seeing small children thrown from the tower by their families in a desperate bid to save them. "They are fully aware of the true scale of this tragedy but can not comprehend why they are not being given more information". Police have been struggling to come up with an authoritative list of who was in the building when the fire started, making it hard to determine how many had died. Read More »