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SLO County schools participate in National Bike to School Day

Students who wore their helmets while participating got a water bottle and reflective stickers as a reward for being safe. And after the fog burned off, Black Hills Life Flight landed at the school to teach the kids bike safety, including the importance of wearing a helmet.

Senator: FBI Director James Comey 'as popular as cholera' right now

Comey testified a day after the unsuccessful Democratic presidential nominee said that she believed Comey's unusual letter to Congress Oct. 28 had essentially tilted the close race to her rival, Donald Trump. "I think everybody agrees that in one way or another, it impacted the election", the California Democrat said on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" Wednesday.

Whitbread plc's (WTB) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group AG

The number of shares Glencore now has in issue is 14,250,323,000, which have a value of 287.9 per share calculating Glencore's market capitalisation to 41.03B GBP. The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 7th. WARNING: "Sanne Group PLC (SNN) PT Raised to GBX 770 at Berenberg Bank" was first posted by Community Financial News and is the property of of Community Financial News.

3 last-minute gifts for mom on Mother's Day

Not being a mother yet on Mother's Day can be isolating. To all the mothers , remember you are a major part of framing and shaping our world view. She definitely needs a day of relaxation and pampering. Jarvis eventually resorted to an open campaign against Mother's Day profiteers, speaking out against confectioners, florists and even charities.

China's Xi hails ties with Philippines as Duterte cools on US

The leaders also "discussed the fact that the Philippine government is fighting very hard to rid its country of drugs, a scourge that affects many countries throughout the world", the statement said, without noting the grave accusations against Duterte.

Macron team announces candidates for June parliamentary election

The list of candidates, many of them young and half of them women, represented Macron's first stab at creating a parliamentary power base with his Republic on the Move party to help him push forward with reforms once in office. Macron served as economy minister in a Socialist government under Valls, but left to make his successful bid for president at the head of his own start-up party.

Charlie Hunnam turned down a Game of Thrones cameo

This summer is already promising to be action-packed and full of adventure, with King Arthur and its half-real, half-fantasy setting leading the pack. However, it could be entirely possible this was the focus of the producers because it allowed for extraordinary special effects. He tells Friday's show: "It's all about balance of spectacle and substance, and if there is balance I am happy to get my kit off".

Portugal crowned victor of Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Image copyright EBU Image caption Or, for that matter, Italy's Francesco Gabbani and a dancing gorilla. Russian Federation boycotted this year's competition after Ukraine barred its contestant from entering the country - a symptom of the countries' toxic relations since Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014.

'Fast decision' expected on Comey's Federal Bureau of Investigation replacement

Mr Trump said the candidates were "outstanding people" and "very well known". Fisher, who would be the first woman to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation if selected, was the first of the candidates to be interviewed, pulling into the Justice Department in a BMW just before 8 a.m.

Eurovision 2017 Is Over And This Is Who Won

The finale of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest was an intense nail-biter, but Portugal officially took home the gold with Salvador Soobral for his emotional song " Amar Pelos Dois ". An unidentified fan, naked but draped in an Australian flag, attempted a stage incursion during the broadcast. Fans with flags painted on their faces snapped selfies, danced, sang and drank beer.

Diana Hajieva performed in the final of the song contest "Eurovision-2017"

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday cancelled his planned appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kiev after a shelling attack in the war-torn east reportedly killed four civilians. But the sweet intentions were soured this year when Russia's participation was scuttled by host Ukraine over the two nations' diplomatic and military conflict.

Salvador Sobral wins Portugal's first Eurovision in tense Kiev final

Jones, a former X Factor contestant, received 111 points for her performance but didn't seem too upset, tweeting: "I wonnnnnnn!" Portugal's decision to use a micro-stage in the audience to perform gave Amar Pelos Dois gave visual intimacy that the song needed to succeed.

Lucie Jones says performing on Eurovision was "incredible"

This is the first time Portugal won since it first entered the contest in 1964. During the Grand Final, Ukrainian electronic music band ONUKA will perform featuring Ukrainian folk music and motifs, whilst Jamala, the victor of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will premiere her brand new single, I Believe In U.

Tender ballad by Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

He said: "We live in a world of disposable music, fast food music without content and I think this can be a victory for music that means something. Music is not fireworks, music is feeling", said Sobral, as he accepted the trophy at the end of the night.

GOP chairman: Trump's Comey tweet 'inappropriate'

President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new justice for the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States, on January 31, 2017. Another rumored candidate, former House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers, picked up the endorsement Saturday of the FBI Agents Association, the union representing active and retired agents.

The Pairing of Two Franchises: The LA Clippers and Star Wars

Disney owns the Star Wars franchise. The novel introduced many fan favourite characters including Mara Jade and the blue-skinned Admiral himself. And, it turns out, plenty of your favorite Instagram celebrity pets are proud Star Wars fanatics, too.

'American Idol' is coming back

No details of the show have been announced yet, including where it will be filmed and if Ryan Seacrest will return as host. "ABC's passion and enthusiasm make them a ideal home for American Idol ", Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of FremantleMedia Group, added.

Bella Hadid Just Responded to the Fyre Festival Disaster

She said she feels "so sorry and badly because this is something I couldn't stand by", but insists "if I would have known about the outcome, you would have all known too". A Twitter outrage broke out over the weekend with attendees sharing evidence of the disaster at the festival grounds. "Also, all guests from this year will have free VIP passes to next year's festival", said a statement on its website.

Melissa McCarthy films SNL as Sean Spicer outside CNN

The scene was filmed near the CNN offices on 58th street on Friday morning. She first debuted the roving podium in February. It's unclear what the skit covers, but McCarthy already poked fun at Spicer reportedly hiding in the bushes for this week's promo .

Miley Cyrus transforms anew with lo-fi ballad

Cyrus's engagement to Hemsworth is more prominent than ever in the new video-just look at that BLING! The song has been praised by her fans, and music critics. The song Malibu is a breezy, loving ode to her Australian fiancé and it'll make you cry happy tears. Miley has literally always been the same person.

The White House Correspondents' Dinner Went On Without President Trump

Why do you support this man?' 'Cuz I get it. "And now you're covering President Trump, so you gotta take your game to a whole new level..." "There is no place I'd rather be than right here in Pennsylvania to celebrate our 100-day milestone, to reflect on an incredible journey together", Trump said.

Can Trump Tape James Comey Legally?

In a series of tweets published early Friday, Trump appeared to issue a thinly-veiled threat to former FBI Director James Comey while disparaging the media's coverage of the firing - which took place in the midst of the FBI's investigation into alleged ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

Ferne McCann's boyfriend charged over nightclub acid attack

With this continuing to unfold, Ferne has admitted that she's under a lot of strain as she faces her pregnancy alone. A statement from Ferne McCann's representation announced she is pregnant with Collins' child, but the couple had split before the incident.

'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' review: Disastrous mess from Guy Ritchie

Although he's quick to deny he has any power, Arthur is confronted with the challenge to protect the kingdom from Vortigern's evil reign and pressured to make a decision. Law exemplifies evil with outstanding conviction, as I began to increasingly dislike his character throughout the movie, and Hunnam slays as Arthur.

Ja Rule Releases Statement After Fyre Festival Chaos

The venue was trashed with heaps of garbage, festival staff and security were nearly absent, and guests were treated to barely any food, water and electricity. After speaking with our potential partners, we have chose to add more seasoned event experts to the 2018 Fyre Festival, which will take place at a United States beach venue.

Trump Says 'Fast Decision' Possible On New FBI Director

But Mr. Trump told Fox News he would not discuss the possibility his conversations with Comey may have been recorded. "I thought that this would be a very popular thing, that I did, when I terminated Comey, because all of the Democrats couldn't stand him", Trump said.

Bulgaria nominates candidate for European Commissioner

The new Bulgarian government at its first sitting here on Wednesday chose to nominate Mariya Gabriel as a candidate for European Commissioner. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said Gabriel's portfolio would be determined on May 16 in an interview with Commission President Juncker.

Entrant from Portugal wins Eurovision 2017

Portugal have won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time ever. KIEV, Ukraine (AP ) - Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event's decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery excess.

Chicago police officer shot, wounded in West Side incident

But investigators say they recovered a handgun at the scene and have no shortage of clarity about the way this went down. Authorities say police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was headed to the hospital. The man, who lived in the neighborhood, had suffered three gunshot wounds to the head, and more to the back. A 47-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle about the same time in the 400 block of North Halsted in the West Loop when someone walked up and attempted to carjack him, police said.

Armed inmate at IL hospital holding 1 person hostage

Gengler said the hospital's emergency room was quickly cleared, but patients elsewhere in the hospital weren't evacuated. Lt. Pat Gengler of the Kane County Sheriff's Office said Tywon Salters was confined to a small area of the emergency room at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Illinois.

Line Of Duty Creator Discusses Series 5

Line Of Duty was the most watched show on Sunday night as its latest series came to an end. She broke down during a gruelling interrogation, confessing as she realised the mountain of evidence against her, and was slapped with a jail sentence.

Kelly Ripa's new 'Live' co-host is Ryan Seacrest

When Michael Strahan left Live with Kelly and Michael over a year ago, it was nothing if not controversial. The New York Times reports that NBC will either put Kelly's new show in that slot or move Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford's portion of the "Today" show into the 9 a.m.

Watch Hasan Minhaj Get "Presidential" at the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner

The first time was in 1981 when Ronald Reagan couldn't attend due to his recovery from an assassination attempt. In February, Trump had announced that he will not appear at the WHCA dinner this year, a break with past presidents, adding his absence from the event is for the best.

ABC officially gets American Idol, chides Fox for canceling

What's more, ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey took a swipe at Fox for canceling the series in the first place, suggesting its rival misstepped by dumping the show prematurely. Other performers who used the series as a launching pad include Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Katharine McPhee, Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry. He talked about the Idol rumors on Monday's Live .

Trump say it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Asked if the pick would be announced before his trip overseas, Mr. Trump said, "Even that is possible". Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey, who was leading the agency's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump presidential campaign.