• Third London Bridge attacker named as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba
Third London Bridge attacker named as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

An Italian official confirmed to the Guardian that Italian authorities alerted their British counterparts when Zaghba moved to London . Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera reported that he was born in Fez in January 1995 to a Moroccan father and an Italian mother.

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  • Hawaii Rebuffs Trump, Adopts Paris Agreement Goals Anyway
Hawaii Rebuffs Trump, Adopts Paris Agreement Goals Anyway

Several hundred businesses, including major energy corporations, recently expressed public support for the Paris accord and urged the U.S. not to withdraw from it. "In order for Hawaii to be an active participant in going green and looking at alternative energies, we want to be the first, and we want to be the trendsetter for the world", Wil Okab...

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  • NASA picks KU alumna from more than 18000 astronaut applicants
NASA picks KU alumna from more than 18000 astronaut applicants

Naval Test Pilot School. His mother Peggy Chari lives in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The candidates will train for two years starting in August for missions that could include going into low Earth orbit or even deep space. The 22nd class introduced Wednesday is the largest group NASA has selected in nearly 20 years. The new recruits, who join 44 astr...

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  • DOJ Says Comey Wasn't Honest In Senate Hearing
DOJ Says Comey Wasn't Honest In Senate Hearing

The veteran lawman expressed confidence that could be a matter ripe for investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller , though he declined to offer an opinion on whether it met such a threshold. Tom Cotton asked Comey if he would encourage Richman and the Department of Justice to share the memos: "Sure". If Trump did ask Comey to drop ...

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  • Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House
Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House

Coats , echoing testimony he gave last month, said he didn't feel it was "appropriate" to publicly share details of his conversations with the president. Trump has sometimes pointed to that memo to justify sacking Comey, and on other occasions has said he would have fired him anyway, referring to the Russian investigation as a factor.

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  • United States intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
United States intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

The newspaper reported on Tuesday that Coats , a Trump appointee, told associates in March that the president asked him if he could intervene with then FBI director James Comey to get the bureau to back off its focus on Michael Flynn , the former national security adviser, in its Russian Federation probe.

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  • Workers Missing, 1 Dead Following Wisconsin Mill Explosion
Workers Missing, 1 Dead Following Wisconsin Mill Explosion

The Didion corn mill, located in Cambria, Wisconsin , exploded unexpectedly at around 11 at night, injuring 11 of the 16 employees present at the facility. The same goes for students at the school that borders the plant. "We all know someone that has been affected", Tim Ehrhardt, pastor at First Reformed Church in Randolph said.

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  • Man Arrested After Slashing Pregnant Woman on Bronx Train
Man Arrested After Slashing Pregnant Woman on Bronx Train

It happened around 9:20 p.m. on the No. 4 train at 167 Street and River Avenue. One of the women was sitting on her friend's lap when one of them bumped into Wilson, officials said. "He came past me and I grabbed him". Police were investigating late Friday, but no suspects had been identified, the NYPD said. "I said, 'listen don't hurt him ...

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  • Louisville tops Kentucky 5-2 in NCAA super regional opener
Louisville tops Kentucky 5-2 in NCAA super regional opener

Setting UofL up for a 5-2 win before a record crowd of 6,235 in the first game of the Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium. No more. He launched a 3-2 changeup breaking ball over the left-field fence for a three-run home run in the fifth that pushed Louisville ahead, 5-0.

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  • Lil Wayne Sued for Alleged Hate Crime Against White Security Guard
Lil Wayne Sued for Alleged Hate Crime Against White Security Guard

Weezy followed that up with a glass full of alcohol thrown and a, "Fuck you, white boy!" - which the guard claims is a hate crime. The rapper is being sued for allegedly attacking a club security guard. A white security guard has sued Lil Wayne for a hate crime, after he was beat down by Weezy's crew a year ago. Since he specified his skin colo...

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  • Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements
Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

Trump misquoted Sadiq Khan, who had told citizens not long after the attack they should not be alarmed if they saw an increased presence of armed police in the area. "So it was very shocking to me that he would even take the time to hit the "block this dude" button". "For context - because he's President - all of Trump's Tweets should be mock...

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  • Utah's Kyle Whittingham receives extension through 2021
Utah's Kyle Whittingham receives extension through 2021

He succeeded Urban Meyer as coach for the 2005 season. The Utes have not had fewer than nine wins in a season since 2013. In 2008, he was named the 2008 National Coach of the Year - guiding the Utes to an undefeated season and a Sugar Bowl upset of Alabama.

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  • White House, Intel Chiefs Want to Make Internet Spying Law Permanent
White House, Intel Chiefs Want to Make Internet Spying Law Permanent

He went on to note that without Section 702, intelligence agencies would have to obtain a court order issued due to probable cause - ostensibly the bar that needs to be cleared in order to surveil USA citizens. Reuters reported in March that the Trump administration supported renewal of Section 702 without any changes, citing an unnamed White Hous...

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  • Aggies outlast Davidson in 15; Dirtbags, Beavers, Cards win
Aggies outlast Davidson in 15; Dirtbags, Beavers, Cards win

Coming into College Station for a Super Regional series against Texas A&M had the Davidson Wildcats concerned. That bonkers outing lasted 25 DAMN INNINGS, and it remains the longest college baseball game in history. Robertson made it a 6-5 game with a sac fly for the second out of the inning. Jake Thompson pitched 7 2/3 strong innings in ...

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  • Kansas lawmakers closer on schools, face more talks on taxes
Kansas lawmakers closer on schools, face more talks on taxes

House and Senate negotiators hoped to restart talks on tax issues. Legislators are responding to a Kansas Supreme Court ruling in March that education funding is inadequate. Sam Brownback. The plan would have undone much of the past income tax cuts enacted in 2012 and 2013 at Brownback's urging. Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, a conservativ...

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  • Senators try to quiet Harris, but she doesn't back down
Senators try to quiet Harris, but she doesn't back down

The outlet reports that Arizona Senator John McCain then cut Harris off, the second he did so with Democratic senators asking questions of Rosenstein. A number of people covering the hearing pointed out that other senators had interrupted those testifying, but that Harris, one of just three women on the committee and the former California attor...

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  • The nature of the men, Donald Trump and James Comey
The nature of the men, Donald Trump and James Comey

Comey also said in his written testimony that Trump, in a odd private encounter near the grandfather clock in the Oval Office, pushed him to end his investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . According to Comey, Trump pressured the FBI director during a February 14 Oval Office meeting to drop the investigation targeting Fl...

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  • Eastern Iowa man training to become astronaut
Eastern Iowa man training to become astronaut

Cardman was one of more than 18,300 people who let NASA know they want to go to space. He also assured the new astronauts that the Trump administration will remain "firmly committed to NASA's noble mission - leading America in space".

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  • Man's family pleased with charges filed in his death
Man's family pleased with charges filed in his death

Trammel told the station that she was waiting on the Hernandez family and was bringing them cream for Hernandez's coffee when his wife ran outside after him. The medical examiner ruled Hernandez, 24, died from strangulation and chest compression. A bystander recorded cellphone video of the incident. " She was crying and telling (the man beati...

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  • Early season heat wave kicks off this weekend
Early season heat wave kicks off this weekend

Although summer hasn't officially started yet, several days of scorching temperatures are in store for Chicago this week. Heat indices will be a couple degrees above the air temperature. A south wind will be around 10 miles per hour. Monday night , it will be mostly clear with a low of 73, according to the weather service. Friday Night: Clea...

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