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National Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3
Author: 0 Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Pittsburgh Penguins and fans celebrate a goal by Penguins' Scott Wilson during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Nashville Predators , Wednesday, May 31 , 2017, in Pittsburgh . Jake Guentzel had his 11 playoff goal tie things up. "There's no question", Subban said. Rinne went into the final with the stingiest numbers in net this postseason and a favorite to win the Conn Smythe trophy as postseason MVP.

National Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw Notches 2000th Strikeout
Author: 0 Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw Notches 2000th Strikeout

He retired 20 consecutive batters before surrendering a home run to Domingo Santana at Miller Park stadium in Milwaukee. Los Angeles pitching had a franchise-record 26 strikeouts, handing the Brewers the dubious distinction of tying the major league mark for most whiffs in a game.

Author: 0 Putin Upbeat After Trump Withdraws US From Global Climate Agreement

That aid is part of a collective pool called the Green Climate Fund, as Trump says , which is administered by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , according to the Paris Agreement. Malloy said that CT is "a national leader in combatting climate change" and has no intention of slowing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

National Nguyen makes mark at National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Nguyen makes mark at National Spelling Bee

Fuller correctly spelled "nyctinasty" on Wednesday morning, and then correctly spelling "tapas" on Wednesday afternoon. Her first word at the event being held in Washington D.C. The Omaha girl must now wait until all 291 spellers finish the preliminaries to learn whether she moves on. Haris Rana (right), an eighth-grader at Fort Smith's Chaffin Junior High School, and Pulaski Academy seventh-grader Parray Faizan were the top two finishers in Saturday's spelling bee.

National 'March for Truth' calls for independent probe of Trump's alleged Russia ties
Author: 0 'March for Truth' calls for independent probe of Trump's alleged Russia ties

Organizers are calling for an independent commission to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 US elections and possible ties to President Trump . "Basically he's a Russian mobster masquerading as president", another man told 1010 WINS. A number of high-ranking officials in Trump's administration have resigned or been fired due to undisclosed contacts with the Russian government , and many others remain under investigation.

Author: 0 Putin: US election hackers could have been from anywhere

One day after telling a forum in St. Petersburg the US election hackers might have been " patriotic " Russians, Russian ruler Vladimir Putin informed NBC New's Megyn Kelly "Hackers can be anywhere". President John F. Kennedy. "Can you imagine something like that?" Speaking at Russia's annual showcase economic forum in Saint Petersburg on Friday, Putin slammed accusations that Moscow meddled in the election.

National Comey 'Cleared for Takeoff' in Public Testimony Next Week
Author: 0 Comey 'Cleared for Takeoff' in Public Testimony Next Week

Comey has been cleared to testify by the Justice Department's special counsel, Robert Mueller , according to NBC News. While the Trump administration said the firing was over Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation, the president has said the Russian Federation probe was on his mind when he removed his FBI director - who is appointed to a 10-year term to avoid political influence.

Author: 0 How Michael Bloomberg is defying Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday the United States will pursue unilateral efforts to curb greenhouse emissions, despite pulling out of the Paris accord . The fight against climate change is "unstoppable" and nations should stick to the landmark Paris accord, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday after the USA chose to exit the deal.

Author: 0 Japan thanks United States for strong policy against North Korea

Qiyu Xu, a top official at the Army's National Defense University, asked about strengthened defense ties between the USA and Taiwan , an island that Beijing views as a breakaway province from China. "We will still be there, and we will be there with you". Gen. Mattis avoided answering was repeatedly asked about Mr Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris pact.

Author: 0 White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorney

During an audio-only press gaggle, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked about the mysterious, albeit inconsequential, now-deleted "convfefe" tweet President Donald Trump made in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Trump tweeted " covfefe " late Tuesday night, seemingly attempting to write the word "coverage" in a tweet critical of the press. Reporters then tried to ask Spicer what " covfefe " actually means, but he quickly moved on to another question.

Author: 0 MTV will livestream Sunday's Manchester benefit concert

Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester benefit concert will be broadcast for American audiences on Sunday. The singer, who arrived back in the United Kingdom on Friday, spent time with the children, brought them gifts and posed for photographs.

Author: 0 Nevada Allows Pari-Mutuel Wagering on eSports

Last weekend, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a bill into law that legalizes eSports betting events. Senate Bill 240 , which goes into effect July 1, extends the already existing law to include competitive gaming , though it doesn't explicitly mention esports at any point.

Author: 0 Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

Today was the deadline for the White House to decide whether to move or sign a waiver, and Trump took the path of his predecessors. In 1995, the US Congress passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act which mandates moving the embassy to Jerusalem by 1999.

National Austin Joins San Antonio in SB4 Lawsuit Against Texas
Author: 0 Austin Joins San Antonio in SB4 Lawsuit Against Texas

El Paso County similarly filed an anti-SB4 challenge two weeks after the law was signed. Texas technically has no sanctuary cities, but an effort to push back against immigration raids under Barack Obama's administration has remained lively - something Texas Republicans are unhappy with.

National Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know
Author: 0 Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney appears Wednesday before the House Budget panel while Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will testify at the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. But it's up to Congress to decide what the final budget looks like, and it's likely to look very different from Trump's. "To most people, plain language, slashing Medicaid would mean we spend less next year than we did this year".

National Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address
Author: 0 Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

Bob Dole , who suffered permanently crippling injuries as a member of the 10th Mountain Division in a battle with the German army in Italy in World War II. "The empty chair on a holiday is empty every day", he said. Trump previewed the address Saturday before he flew home from Italy, the final stop on his first trip overseas since taking office.

National False! Trump Claims Paris Deal Would Only Make 'Tiny' Difference
Author: 0 False! Trump Claims Paris Deal Would Only Make 'Tiny' Difference

Bloomberg is a special United Nations envoy for mayors and local leaders seeking to meet the goals of the Paris agreement . While the list of mayors includes the famous big blue cities-New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, and so on-it also includes plenty of red-state cities-Salt Lake City; Fayetteville and Little Rock, Arkansas; Phoenix, Arizona; Columbia, South Carolina.

Author: 0 Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'

At least five votes are needed to grant a stay. Having so far failed to persuade judges to allow its travel ban to take effect, the Trump administration is turning to the nation's highest court with its slim conservative majority. "The real losers in this case are the millions of individual Americans whose security is threatened on a daily basis by those who seek to do us harm", Shedd wrote.

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