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Author: 0 Trump takes sides in Arab rift, suggests support for isolation of Qatar

Seyyed Reza Nourani, the head Agricultural Products Exporters and Importers Association of Iran , was quoted by news agencies that shipments to Qatar would take 12 hours to reach Qatar. The call came after a senior Saudi royal arrived in Kuwait with a message from the Saudi king. An Omani diplomat traveled to Qatar on Monday. Moscow had not responded to the reports on Tuesday night.

National H'ville church bus crashes in Atlanta
Author: 0 H'ville church bus crashes in Atlanta

One person was killed and almost two dozen injured on Thursday when a bus carrying an Alabama church youth group overturned on a major road southwest of Atlanta , police said. Of those, four were critical, three were in fair condition and one was listed as stable. Church members said family members of those seriously injured planned late Thursday to travel to Atlanta .

National Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself
Author: 0 Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

But the defense contends that Roy's death was the result of his own internal emotional challenges and that the Mattapoisett man searched the Internet repeatedly for ways to commit suicide. When she was questioned by Mr Cataldo, she admitted there was tension between her son and his father. "She has to be the grieving girlfriend to get the sympathy and attention she craves".

National Walker pitches compromise aimed at ending budget impasse
Author: 0 Walker pitches compromise aimed at ending budget impasse

The proposal would lower property taxes over previous year, but not lower than 2014, which is a major sticking point for the governor. As part of Walker's proposal, the governor would settle for eliminating cashable oil and gas tax credits and having credits used to bring fields into production but give up on other provisions, Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck said.

National John Legend, Chrissy Tiegen put new spin on throwing out 1st pitch
Author: 0 John Legend, Chrissy Tiegen put new spin on throwing out 1st pitch

But no, Chrissy didn't throw the first pitch, and neither did John . Sports fans were charmed when John held up Luna , who was wearing a mini Mariners top, and helped her toss the baseball. The experience was one that impacted Teigen as much as anyone. The proud parents shared a ton of photos from the game, giving everyone real family envy.

National Jeff Sessions offered to resign after rising tension with Trump
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions offered to resign after rising tension with Trump

The legal challenge was likely written before Spicer's statement, but his classification of the tweets as "official statements" can only make it more hard for the Trump administration to argue that his account is not a public forum. "I don't think the President cares what you call it, whether you call it a ban, whether you call it a restriction", Sanders said. In an interview with NBC's "The Today Show", Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway downplayed Trump's tweets and said there's ...

National Texas House Rejects Attempts To Strengthen 'Bathroom Bill'
Author: 0 Texas House Rejects Attempts To Strengthen 'Bathroom Bill'

And while most House and Senate members are going home and not costing the state the estimated $35,000 per day that the Legislature is in session, leaders in both the majority and minority parties are staying and participating in a sort of shuttle diplomacy with Gov.

National Woman goes on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself
Author: 0 Woman goes on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself

Roy , who was found dead about 50 miles south of Boston in a Fairhaven parking lot, took his own life via carbon monoxide fumes inside his truck. Armed with reams of text messages, prosecutors have argued in court filings that Carter essentially caused Roy's suicide, saying she pressured him to kill himself on numerous occasions and even discussed the best methods.

National US, Australia want China to do more on North Korea
Author: 0 US, Australia want China to do more on North Korea

North Korea has become a security priority for Washington since Pyongyang vowed to accelerate its nuclear and missile programs and to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the USA mainland. It has also pumped Vietnam's economy with tourists while discussing maritime cooperation. Still, the USA government must be "walking and chewing gum at the same time" to sustain cooperation with Beijing on North Korea, said Carl Thayer, Southeast Asia-specialized emeritus professor of ...

Author: 0 Republicans Partner With Democrats To End Failed 'Kansas Experiment'

School districts across Kansas are breathing a bit easier after the Legislature passed a school funding plan and a tax law that provides the money for it. Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is considering a run, said Kansans "do not want their income taxes increased". Conservative Republicans in the Legislature who sought a resolution relying primarily on spending reductions to fill a projected two-year deficit of almost $900 million delivered rousing speeches but never gained much ...

Author: 0 Woman encouraged boyfriend to kill himself, US court told

The court also heard how Carter allegedly carried out a "dry run" on July 10, 2014 - two days before Conrad was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in his pickup truck. Cataldo noted the young's man extensive online searches about suicide methods, Carter's attempts to get him to seek help and her own bouts with mental issues.

National 12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Ananya pushed further, asking, "Language of origin?" Winning words have included: Laodicean, luge, therapy, croissant, milieu, lyceum, kamikaze, antediluvian, chiaroscurist, logorrhea, Purim, and knack. Alex Iyer, 14, from San Antonio, Texas, reacts after misspelling his word during the finals of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee , in Oxon Hill, Md ., Thursday, June 1, 2017.

National Woman Once Accused of Trying to Kill Children Allegedly Fatally Stabbed Granddaughter
Author: 0 Woman Once Accused of Trying to Kill Children Allegedly Fatally Stabbed Granddaughter

A woman was apprehended one day after she allegedly killed one of her grandchildren and critically injured her adult daughter and a second grandchild in a triple stabbing in Colton , authorities announced Tuesday. Clark had been living with her husband and a young son at an apartment complex in Riverside's University neighborhood, according to an acquaintance there.

Author: 0 Twitter Users, Blocked by Trump, Cry Censorship

Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) expressed public astonishment Tuesday after being shown Trump's tweets on Qatar. What is the basis of this argument? The reason? It's a violation of your First Amendment rights ... More than half of respondents, meanwhile, said they believe Trump's tweets hurt national security - 51 percent; the United States' standing in the world - 53 percent; and his presidency - 57 percent.

National Wyoming Kmart Store On Latest Closing List
Author: 0 Wyoming Kmart Store On Latest Closing List

That round included closure of its store at 6100 Mack Road in Sacramento. The company also operates a Sears store at the Indiana Mall. "This most recent round of closures will bring Sears " stores still open down to about 1,200, compared to the 3,400 USA stores just over 10 years ago, reports WTVR Richmond .

National Rangers trade struggling reliever Sam Dyson to Giants
Author: 0 Rangers trade struggling reliever Sam Dyson to Giants

Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reported Dyson will join the major league team when he reports to the Giants . If he can even get close to his previous form, the veteran reliever could provide some much-needed depth to the Giants' bullpen, which has once again struggled in 2017, albeit not to the level they did past year, when they blew 32 saves.

Author: 0 U.S. may ban laptops on all flights to and from the country

John Kelly said there was a real threat and terrorists were "obsessed" with the idea of knocking down a U.S. plane. "That is really the thing that they are obsessed with, the terrorists, the idea of knocking down an airplane in flight, particularly if it is a U.S.

National New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers
Author: 0 New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

Last month Butt was seen urging people in east London not to vote in the general election, The Guardian reported, while last year he had appeared in Channel 4 documentary Jihadis Next Door last year alongside known radicals. The three attackers had been shot dead. Police arrested several people and are widening their investigation after a ser. All of it happened in just eight minutes, and though police have won praise for their response, it has led to a political fight certain to dominate ...

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