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Memorial Day comes with a price. That's it, pure and simple. Walker will attend a number of events Monday, including a veterans service at a nursing home and an afternoon ceremony at the Cape May County Veterans Cemetery. That began a somber tradition that has been expanded and remains today. Throughout Memorial Day weekend many of your social media feeds will be filled with comments of people thanking veterans for their service, and while that's nice it's not the reason for this ...
  • AAP making mockery of democracy: BJP

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    In a statement, the EC said: "Very simply put, any "lookalike" machine is just a different gadget, which is manifestly designed and made to function in a "tampered" manner and has no relevance, incidence or be-aring on the commission's EVMs".
  • Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

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    The order reverses the previous United States administration's ban on new offshore drilling leases in the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, which was approved in late December by former President Barack Obama. California Gov. Jerry Brown joined fellow Democratic governors in the other West Coast states in railing against the president's executive order Thursday night in response to news that the president would revise offshore drilling regulations.
  • Teacher accused of kidnapping student in court

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    The two were finally found when a tip was given to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, which followed the lead to northern California. The former Culleoka Unit School teacher allegedly obtained a "small watercraft and conducted a test run to cross into Mexico across the water from San Diego", ABC News reported .
  • Trump to visit Middle East in first foreign trip

    Trump to visit Middle East in first foreign trip

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    Following those stops, Trump will jet onto a highly-anticipated North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on May 25, where he is expected to hound allies on boosting their defense spending, and a G-7 summit in Sicily on May 26 to talk shop on economics, foreign policy, and trade.
  • DA announces charges against Penn State frat, 18 members

    DA announces charges against Penn State frat, 18 members

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    Beta Theta Pi International Fraternity described the "nature of those charges" as "incredibly disheartening as the organization and its membership continue to grieve Tim's passing and the pain experienced by his family". When paramedics arrived, Piazza was unconscious on a couch on the main floor. The cause of death was traumatic brain injury that resulted from several falls, including a fall down a set of basement stairs, according to a 65-page statement issued by Centre County District ...
  • Gloom, rain to stay through part of the weekend

    Gloom, rain to stay through part of the weekend

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    Alex Manion, also a National Weather Service meteorologist, told The News that "The Metro Detroit area is in the bullseye for the heaviest amount of rainfall". Gregorio said a slight chance of rain exists for Saturday , making Sunday the better of the two weekend days for any outdoor plans. However, there is still the potential that additional heavy downpours or thunderstorms could drag down some strong winds from higher up in the atmosphere.
  • Iran condemns Turkish airstrikes in Kurdistan Region

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor reported clashes between Kurdish fighters and Turkish forces along the border near Darbasiya. "We have expressed those concerns to the government of Turkey directly", Toner added. Kurdish outrage erupted after Turkish bombers struck Kurdish fighters in Iraq's Sinjar province and northeast Syria on Tuesday and killed at least 20.
  • Wednesday night rain prompts new Flash Flood Watch

    Wednesday night rain prompts new Flash Flood Watch

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    However, it appears unlikely at this time that the additional rain will cause any crests on any rivers that are higher than the ones now being experienced. The primary threats with storms are localized flooding, hail up to 1 inch in diameter and lightning. Forecasters at AccuWeather are predicting about 1.25 inches of rainfall during that time.
  • Trump to meet Australian PM on 1st presidential trip to NYC

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    The trip Thursday is Trump's first back home since he left in January to become president. While his boisterous ventures eventually begat his presidential campaign and all of it was centered around NY, the people who make up NY haven't always loved Trump back.
  • Customer fatally shoots man who killed sports bar manager

    Customer fatally shoots man who killed sports bar manager

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    Police Lt. Christopher Cook says a customer who was carrying a handgun under the Texas concealed handgun license program then fatally shot Jones. Perez was a manager at the restaurant, and Jones has been identified as the first shooter. "There was some type of altercation, things being said, and this man pulled out a gun and shot the employee and killed the employee", Cook said. "He made the decision to engage the shooter, fearing there would be other loss of life", Cook said.
  • Trump Orders Review Of Bans On Offshore US Drilling

    Trump Orders Review Of Bans On Offshore US Drilling

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    President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday directing the Department of the Interior to look at opening up more areas to offshore drilling. Bush's early 2009 creation (and Obama's 2014 expansion) of the Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument south and west of Hawaii - the largest marine protected area in the world.