Boy flies off slide at water park on opening day

The slide - dubbed "Emerald Plunge" through a naming contest - remains closed after the incident as the slide is inspected. No police or fire crews were called to the scene. According to park officials, riders are supposed to cross their arms and leg... More..

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Hall of Fame pitcher, senator Jim Bunning dies
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Hall of Fame pitcher, senator Jim Bunning dies

A nine-time All-Star who received MVP or Cy Young Award votes in five different seasons, he was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1996. He retired in 1971 with a lifetime record of 224 wins and 184 losses and ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria policy

Flynn briefly served as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US sanctions a...More..

President Trump Touched an Orb and Illuminated the Internet
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

President Trump Touched an Orb and Illuminated the Internet

Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, published a recent Op-Ed examining the future of US-Saudi relations under President Donald Trump . He toured the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which by Ch...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Donald Trump Says Decision on Paris Agreement Coming 'Next Week'

Trump , who has previously called global warming a hoax, tweeted that he would make a decision next week on whether to back the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions following lengthy discussions...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Donald Trump to make final decision on Paris climate deal next week

The trip has largely gone off without a major misstep, with the administration touting the president's efforts to birth a new coalition to fight terrorism, while admonishing partners in an old alliance to pay t...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Iraq Mosul offensive: Civilians 'in grave danger'

The United Nations says in a statement Saturday that "as many as 200,000 additional people may try to leave in coming days" and that both Iraqi forces and IS fighters are obligated under global law to protect...More..

United Kingdom police say 'large part of network' behind Manchester attack arrested
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

United Kingdom police say 'large part of network' behind Manchester attack arrested

Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official threat level was raised to its highest point. "There is no justification for the taking of a child's lives", said Mark Session (5...More..

Joseph's hit sends Phillies past Reds 4-3
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Joseph's hit sends Phillies past Reds 4-3

Fast forward to this month, and Joseph is hitting.321 with seven home runs and 17 RBIs. "And if he continues this, he will have a heck of a good year and help us win games". We have a great team in here. "It's ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Exposing the Obvious About the GOP Health-Care Bill

The budget office said older people with lower income would disproportionately lose coverage . The Congressional Budget Office said that in states that take full advantage of the House plan's waivers to ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

The Trump budget adheres to the Republican vision of work requirements for all able-bodied individuals, and use of government programs as a stop-gap rather than a way of life. If we care about the long-te...More..

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Jokes About Shooting Reporters While at Gun Range
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Jokes About Shooting Reporters While at Gun Range

Governor Greg Abbott has signed Senate Bill 42, or the Court Security Bill, into law. Texas has about 3,800 untested kits at state labs, and thousands more in cities such as Dallas and Austin . "No law abi...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Climate change? Let me think about it, Trump tells G7

Climate was among the most disputed issues separating Trump from other leaders at the two-day meeting on the Sicilian coast. German Chancellor Angela Merkel was more downbeat, calling the G-7 climate talks ...More..

Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill

Meanwhile, the AHCA could bring budget savings $119 billion over the 2017 to 2016 period. "History shows us that this level of funding, which is pretty low, is not enough and that state budgets are going to b...More..

Trump calls first trip overseas 'home run' as challenges await
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump calls first trip overseas 'home run' as challenges await

The delay provided opportunity for G-7 leaders and Pope Francis to press Trump to honor the U.S.'s environmental commitments. "Trade between our countries supports job creation on both sides of the border and t...More..

Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations

Mr. Trump has called achieving peace between Israelis and the Palestinians " the ultimate deal ", as if reconciling two of the world's most implacable foes were merely a more challenging kind of real estate tra...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Supreme Court Strikes Down North Carolina Race-Based Districting

The lawmakers said they had tried to comply with the Voting Rights Act, which in some settings requires that black voters be concentrated in numbers sufficient to provide them an opportunity to elect their pr...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues

Trump wasn't swayed by arguments from Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, France's President Emmanuel Macron and others to honor the Paris agreement, agreed upon in 2015 by nearly 200 nations to cut fossil fue...More..

Isolated Showers/Storms Tomorrow, More Rain Chances on Memorial Day, Mainly Dry Tuesday
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Isolated Showers/Storms Tomorrow, More Rain Chances on Memorial Day, Mainly Dry Tuesday

More rain moves in this evening. Things quiet down Sunday morning with another round of scattered storms developing for the afternoon and evening. Remember! One of the best ways to stay informed when storms...More..

Dayton to decide fate of spending plan by Tuesday
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Dayton to decide fate of spending plan by Tuesday

But instead of harmonica calm, lawmakers heard a screech as work stopped over a Bloomington walking and biking trail. A step was taken to improve health care insurance this year, she said, but more needs to b...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill's Flaws

The report said that average premiums will be up by 20 percent in 2018 and then by 5 percent in 2019. The CBO estimated that a 21-year-old making $26,500 would have premiums between $1,750 and $1,250 depe...More..

Here's When Telltale's Guardians Of the Galaxy Episode 2 Launches
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Here's When Telltale's Guardians Of the Galaxy Episode 2 Launches

The attraction is housed in a 183-foot (55-meter) tower that's been transformed into a prison where Guardians characters are held by The Collector. Bob Chapek, the chairman of Walt Disney and Resorts, kicke...More..

Merkel says climate talks at G7 summit 'very unsatisfactory'
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Merkel says climate talks at G7 summit 'very unsatisfactory'

The announcement came as Trump departed this year's G-7 summit in Italy , leaving the other world leaders frustrated. Meanwhile, the other G7 nations, Canada, France, Germany , Italy Japan and Britain, ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Musicians React to Gregg Allman's Death: 'Words Are Impossible'

And, yet, the sweetly gruff Mr. Allman has always been praised for his genuine love for music , his fans, his family and his collaborators. The pair split for good after their 1977 duet album, Two the Har...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

Along with potentially posing a risk to people's health, that could take a financial toll on the industry. But, he said for Arizona, it is important to get it done and repeal and replace President Barack Obam...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Health care bill would drive up premiums for millions, CBO finds

The bill would also repeal almost all the taxes imposed in the ACA to pay for the new benefits, including taxes on wealthy individuals and much of the health industry. The Congressional Budget Office, a non-p...More..

US backs call for fight against protectionism in G7 communique
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

US backs call for fight against protectionism in G7 communique

Macron won the French presidency on May 7. Trump has a long and vocal history of denying global warming, and has repeatedly claimed it is a hoax. President Donald Trump has pushed back against earlier group...More..

Trump Breaks With Other G7 Nations, Delays Committing to Paris Climate Accord
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump Breaks With Other G7 Nations, Delays Committing to Paris Climate Accord

The Times (UK ) confirmed the golf cart episode, "The distance between Donald Trump and his G7 partners was spelled out dramatically today when Theresa May and the leaders of Italy , France, Germany, Japan...More..

G7 leaders meeting in Italy
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

G7 leaders meeting in Italy

The declaration was signed at the G7 summit in Taormina , Italy . The gathering on the Italian island of Sicily kicked off on Friday, with world leaders engaged in a heated argument with Trump, who is consi...More..

Patrick says Straus is causing a special session
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Patrick says Straus is causing a special session

Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, said not providing for the raise is short-sighted. "And I think that's why our Republican colleagues are having such trouble putting together their own bill". That ...More..

Rivlin: East Jerusalem must be rehabilitated
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Rivlin: East Jerusalem must be rehabilitated

Even his passage from Saudi Arabia to Israel was laden with progressive symbolism. Having met both Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , Trump declared ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

British Airways cancels all flights from 2 London airports amid computer outage

A BA spokesman said: "We are continuing to work hard to restore all of our IT systems and are aiming to operating a near normal schedule at Gatwick and the majority of services from Heathrow on Sunday". Travell...More..

Jury chosen for Bill Cosby sex assault trial has 2 black members
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Jury chosen for Bill Cosby sex assault trial has 2 black members

The jury selection for the case was moved to Pittsburgh because of intense pretrial publicity in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania , where Cosby has a large home . And though defense lawyers had accused prose...More..

Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester

Both arrests were part of a massive security operation launched after 22 persons died and dozens more were wounded Monday night in a suicide bombing during a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande . It...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Mika Brzezinski made an announcement through Instagram , saying that her farther - a renowned political scientist and a diplomat - has "passed away peacefully". Former US national security adviser Zbigniew...More..