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United States judge: Trump can not block Twitter users

United States judge: Trump can not block Twitter users Buchwald agreed with the plaintiffs' contention that the discussions arising from Trump's tweets should be considered a public forum. In her ruling, U.S. The seven users had each tweeted a message critical of the president before they were blocked. Buchwald did not order any compensation for damages but instead offered a declarative judgment - one that involved declarative statements fro... [Full Article...]

Frisco named fastest-growing city in country

Frisco named fastest-growing city in country With an 8.2 percent increase in population, Frisco's population grew from 163,816 in 2016 to 177,286 in 2017. Elizabethtown, like Owensboro, is growing slowly. Last year, the county added 520 residents - topping the 100,000 mark for the first time. Fort Worth surpassed Indianapolis, Ind., becoming the 15th largest city in the United States with a population of 874,168. [Full Article...]

Movie mogul Weinstein handcuffed in court to face sex crime charges

Movie mogul Weinstein handcuffed in court to face sex crime charges Watch Weinstein's arrival " Today's charges reflect significant progress in this active, ongoing investigation. The Hollywood producer stands accused by more than 70 women of sexual misconduct, including rape , with some of the accusations going back decades. [Full Article...]

MEMORIAL DAY Scheduled events

MEMORIAL DAY Scheduled events The Illinois Veterans Home , Manteno, will have a ceremony 2 p.m. Monday at Veterans Hall. Clarke County's Memorial Day Service will be held at 2 p.m. Many men and women in uniform participate in the annual parade, and an expected crowd of more than a quarter of a million Americans will line up at the National Mall to see thousands of participants, including veterans and active duty militar... [Full Article...]

Battlefield 5 will not have loot boxes, but will have paid cosmetics

Battlefield 5 will not have loot boxes, but will have paid cosmetics EA has unveiled Battlefield 5 and numerous details fans want to know. In regards to multiplayer, EA are introducing a new live service to the Battlefield series called Tides of War, and in conjunction with the new live service there will be no multiplayer premium pass or paid expansions to Battlefield V . [Full Article...]

Manchester Bombing: Royals and community remember terror attack that killed 22

Manchester Bombing: Royals and community remember terror attack that killed 22 The pop star tweeted early Tuesday morning that she was thinking of the survivors and the families of victims. "I love you with all of me and am sending you all of the light and warmth I have to offer on this challenging day". A minute's silence - observed nationwide - was held at 2.30pm with tears inside the cathedral, where photographs of those killed were displayed on screens, and outside, ... [Full Article...]

White House divided on Yanny Laurel debate

White House divided on Yanny Laurel debate Yanny or Laurel - if you have somehow managed to miss this one, which I find impossible, you'll find the lowdown here. We built a tool to gradually accentuate different frequencies in the original audio clip . "People who are more attuned to the high frequencies are picking up on things that make it sound more like Yanny", linguist Ben Zimmer told CBS News. [Full Article...]

Hawaii volcano spews 9 km-high plume of ash

Hawaii volcano spews 9 km-high plume of ash There's a lone webcam operating at the Hawaii Volcano Observatory's evacuated observation tower. Whereas St. Helens sits along the geologically active boundary of the Pacific Plate, Kilauea and the other Hawaiian volcanoes are powered by inside the Earth's mantle. [Full Article...]

No, Aaron Schlossberg Will Probably Not Be Disbarred For Rant

No, Aaron Schlossberg Will Probably Not Be Disbarred For Rant PIX11 News uploaded a video to Youtube Thursday of Schlossberg entering a Queens courtroom. The website for Schlossberg says he is a lawyer with a focus on commercial and insurance law and notes that he speaks Spanish and some French, Mandarin Chinese and Hebrew, in addition to English. [Full Article...]

Former Pakistan PM risks Jail over Mumbai attacks claim

Former Pakistan PM risks Jail over Mumbai attacks claim The Sindh Assembly has passed the resolution unanimously condemning Sharif for his "irresponsible" remarks and sought an apology from him. Sharif, as per an exclusive Dawn news report, in that meeting had raised the issue of Pakistan's growing worldwide isolation because of behind-the-scenes support by military to banned terror groups, including Jaish-e-Muhammad, Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the Haqqani... [Full Article...]

Israel says its planes bombed militant targets in Gaza

Israel says its planes bombed militant targets in Gaza Israel said it was a warranted response to numerous shooting incidents throughout Wednesday, including machine gun fire, which targeted the city of Sderot in the Southern District of Israel. On Wednesday, a senior Hamas official, Salah Bardawil, claimed 50 of the people killed on Monday were its members. Erdogan on Tuesday said "Netanyahu is the PM of an apartheid state". [Full Article...]

European Union unveils 'statute' to protect Iran trade against U.S. sanctions

European Union unveils 'statute' to protect Iran trade against U.S. sanctions Earlier this month, President Donald Trump opted to withdraw the U.S. from a joint nuclear agreement with Iran, and chose to reinstate all sanctions that had previously been imposed on Iran, but were waived when the deal was signed in 2015. [Full Article...]

NY just lost another of its greats with Tom Wolfe's passing

NY just lost another of its greats with Tom Wolfe's passing Wolfe worked as a reporter at the Springfield Union in MA and as the Latin American correspondent for the Washington Post . Wolfe worked at The Washington Post and the New York Herald Tribune , where he developed "New Journalism", a style marked by interior monologues and eccentric language. [Full Article...]

'Broward Coward' Cop Is Getting A Monthly Pension Of $8702

'Broward Coward' Cop Is Getting A Monthly Pension Of $8702 Former officer Scot Peterson , 55, resigned February 22 after being suspended without pay by Sheriff Scott Israel . Peterson was the subject of considerable criticism in the wake of the shooting after reports emerged that the sheriff's deputy chose to remain outside the school rather than enter when the gunman began opening fire. [Full Article...]

Girl in SUV crushed to death as storms pound Northeast

Girl in SUV crushed to death as storms pound Northeast Possible tornadoes were also reported. The thunderstorms brought dangerously high winds, hail, lightning and flash flooding to parts of the northeast region early yesterday evening, downing trees and knocking out power-an estimated 100,000 CT residents lost power due to the storm . [Full Article...]

California building explosion investigated as intentional

California building explosion investigated as intentional One woman was killed and three others were injured during the Tuesday afternoon explosion at a medical office building in Aliso Viejo. Authorities say a deadly explosion at a Southern California office building is being investigated as a crime and the woman killed is believed to be the owner of the business. [Full Article...]

Here Are The Five Senators Who Voted Against Haspel

Here Are The Five Senators Who Voted Against Haspel The committee voted 10-5 to recommend Haspel, setting up a vote on the Senate floor as soon as this week. The CIA declassified a review that found " no fault with the performance " of Haspel in the destruction of the videotape evidence, which could help clear the air for senators who are troubled by her involvement in the matter. [Full Article...]

Suspended Pennsylvania school teacher's murder was 'a crime of passion,' investigators say

Suspended Pennsylvania school teacher's murder was 'a crime of passion,' investigators say A family member said DelTondo was returning home from getting ice cream with a friend and was shot as she got out of the vehicle. According to Times Online, towards the end of a year ago, DelTondo was suspended with pay from her teaching job at Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School after a police report alleging there had been an incident involving her and a former student came to light. [Full Article...]

Some Evacuate, Some Play Golf As Volcano Spews Ash

Some Evacuate, Some Play Golf As Volcano Spews Ash The U.S. Geological Survey upgraded the aviation warning for Kilauea from orange to red Tuesday afternoon, saying ash from the Halemaumau crater had been rising almost continuously and in increased intensity. Mass evacuations would be triggered if either highway is hit by lava, Hawaii National Guard spokesman Major Jeff Hickman said. To date, at least 21 fissures have formed along a northeas... [Full Article...]

Israeli ambassador exits Turkey as Gaza row mounts

Israeli ambassador exits Turkey as Gaza row mounts Following the violent clashes, Turkey recalled its ambassador from Israel and the USA for consultations, South Africa also recalled its envoy from Israel. Hours later Israel's Foreign Ministry said the Turkish Consul-General in Jerusalem had been summoned and told to return to Turkey "for consultations for a period of time". [Full Article...]


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