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NOAA hurricane forecast: Above-normal season expected

They think that five to nine could become hurricanes, with winds of 74 miles per hour or higher. They expect as many as four of them to turn into major hurricanes with winds of at least 111 miles per hour. AccuWeather forecasts 10 named storms, five of which are projected to become hurricanes. The U.S. hasn't been struck by a major system since Hurricane Wilma in 2005, said Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the U.S.

Montana congressional candidate accused of assault

Gianforte campaign spokesman Shane Scanlon said in a statement that Jacobs "entered the office without permission, aggressively shoved a recorder in Greg's face , and began asking badgering questions". Asked whether he may have committed a crime by leaving the scene, Gootkin said that was part of the investigation. "There's always two sides to a story, but this doesn't look good", Sales said.

Manchester attack: Father of bomber had no clue

Grande was playing her sixth European date on her Dangerous Woman tour when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers as they were leaving her concert at Manchester Arena , killing 22 individuals and injuring at least 59. "We have been following him for more than one month and a half", Bin Salem said. "This is British intelligence at the end of the day, people shouldn't be finding out about this".

Wisconsin teen killed after small plane crashes into river

Chetek Fire Chief Ryan Olson said the plane crashed into the Red Cedar River near Chetek. The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating. The Barron County Sheriff's Department along with the Barron County Medical Examiner's Office, the FAA and the NTSB are all on scene handling the investigation.

Minnesota to play Providence in Gavitt Tipoff Games

It will be IU's first time facing the Pirates at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The Gophers defeated Providence, 89-82, on November 26, 1992 at the Maui Invitational, and also topped the Friars in the 1993 NIT semifinals, 76-70, on March 29 at Madison Square Garden.

Landslide buries California's scenic highway near Big Sur

In March, a stretch of the highway near Big Sur was shut down after the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge collapsed, spelling economic disaster for the region that heavily relies on tourism. A section of highway winding along California's breathtaking Big Sur coastline will probably remain closed for months by damage from a massive landslide unleashed by a rain-soaked hillside over the Pacific, state transportation officials said on Wednesday.

Reporter alleges attack by Montana GOP hopeful

Fox News Channel reporter Alicia Acuna , who said she and her crew were in the room preparing to interview Gianforte, wrote that she saw the candidate as he " grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him to the ground". At his final rally at a Missoula micro-brewery, Quist did not mention the incident, and brushed past reporters who continued to ask about it. Mr Gianforte, a wealthy businessman, lost a race against Montana's Democratic governor in November while Mr Trump ...

Republican candidate in Montana special election allegedly 'body-slams' reporter

He faces a $500 fine and six months in jail if convicted, the sheriff said in a statement . " Greg Gianforte must immediately withdraw his candidacy after his alleged violent assault of an innocent journalist", they said in a statement.

In testing Montana vote for Trump, Republican caught up in brawl

No one from Georgia dared defend the candidate, a wealthy former technology executive, in the hours after he allegedly 'body-slammed' the Guardian's Ben Jacobs ahead of a campaign stop in Bozeman for asking questions about the GOP health care bill.

What the CBO does and how it gets its numbers

The savings-critical to the Republican's strategy to pass the bill in the Senate-are lower because waiver states would receive some funding to help customers who would be faced with higher costs. Many states, including Nevada on Medicaid to expand access to healthcare. "The Affordable Care Act is not ideal, but repealing and replacing with this sham of a bill is not the answer".

Trump Said He Would Donate Foreign-Government Profits; Docs Suggest Limited Effort

Given that Trump has- at least on paper- severed ties with his business interests, this probably wouldn't be that big of a deal. "Congress remains in the dark on whether loans Deutsche Bank made to President Trump were guaranteed by the Russian Government, or were in any way connected to Russia", the members wrote in a letter to John Cryan, the German mega-bank's chief executive.

Texas Senate rejecting House's watered down 'bathroom bill'

Rank-and-file legislators were given few details ahead of votes in House and Senate committees shortly before midnight on the general appropriations bill that did not include a customary summary of the 56-page measure. Under legislation approved in 2015, the program can not cost more than $180 million per year. The Congressional Budget Office planned to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the GOP's House-passed health care overhaul would have on coverage and premiums.

Report says healthcare bill leaves 51M uninsured in 2026

About one-sixth of the population live in states that would opt to make major changes to their insurance regulation, lowering premiums for the young and healthy, but likely leaving numerous sick unable to afford coverage because their rates would continue to escalate.

Reporter alleges GOP hopeful Greg Gianforte body-slammed him

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced the spots late Wednesday. In the final weeks of the campaign , polls have tightened and even short of a surprise upset, a close call might indicate that Democrats - with a retooled populist message - are finding their footing again after stunning losses in 2016.

Theresa May to directly confront Trump over Manchester evidence leaks

USA channel ABC News reported that police had found a kind of bomb-making workshop in Abedi's home and he had apparently stockpiled enough chemicals to make additional bombs. Armed troops are taking on duties for guarding high profile buildings and embassies, freeing up armed police officers to join counter-terrorism duties.

CBO: GOP health plan cuts deficit and lowers premiums but increases uninsured

Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., said. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, listens to a question during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, may 23, 2017, following a Democratic policy luncheon. It was the budget office's first analysis of the bill that passed the House May 4 with only GOP votes . One of the primary reasons the first two editions of the AHCA failed was because it didn't have enough Democrat or Republican support.

WH Official: Congress Hearings Show No Trump Campaign-Russia Collusion

Comey was heading the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian interference and possible collusion with Trump's campaign, leading to accusations by Trump critics that he has sought to curtail the FBI inquiry. "It raised questions in my mind, again, whether or not the Russians were able to gain the cooperation of those individuals", he said. Brennan's comments on what evidence existed to begin an investigation were nearly pried out of him during questioning by Republican ...

Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

For now, the center is holding, pluralism is hanging on, and the far right is being held in check. If Macron disappoints, Le Pen might win in 2022. It was the first time the men had appeared in public together since Macron resigned in August 2016 as Hollande's economy minister to run for president - a decision that was received coldly by the French leader at the time.

3 more arrests made in United Kingdom concert attack

Forensics experts searched Abedi's home on Tuesday, blowing the door off a red brick building in south Manchester as 20 heavily-armed officers searched the premises, as well as a second residence nearby where one of Abedi's brothers lives. But Greater Manchester Police said it could not formally name the victims until forensic post-mortems were concluded, which will take four to five days.

DAY 100: Kansas lawmakers prepare to debate tax hikes, school funding

Earlier in the day the upper chamber had passed a key component toward funding the state budget for fiscal year 2018. But Rep. Steven Johnson, a Republican from Assaria who chairs the House Tax Committee, said the vote left him unsure what to try next.

Kentucky to receive $500K in Johnson & Johnson settlement

These included adult and children's versions of common drugs like Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec, and Benadryl. Many products weren't available in stores for years. Missouri is among states participating in the settlement . Florida was among 43 states that sued the company and its Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

A day to honor our fallen heroes — COMMUNITY VOICES

Therefore many people will be off from work as well as school; post offices and banks will be closed; and stores will be open with many offering huge sales. But is more than a long weekend, it is a time to honor those who have died for our freedom. Not for Nuthin ™, as usual, don't lose sight of the sacrifices of our military personnel, the men and women who have given so much for so little, so we can wave our flags, eat charred meat and drink a cold brew.

James Comey Was 'Disgusted' By President Trump's Hug, Friend Says

A senior White House adviser has been identified as a "significant person of interest " in the investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, The Washington Post reported Friday . "I believe it hurts our country terribly, because it shows we're a divided, mixed-up, not-unified country", Trump said at a luncheon with a group of television news anchors in the day.

Texas congressman calls for impeachment of President Trump

Co-founder and president of Free Speech for People, Bonifaz has been leading the campaign to impeach Trump for allegedly violating the U.S. Constitution's foreign and domestic emoluments clause and other federal laws. He was impeached for perjury and obstruction of justice in 1998, but he was acquitted in the Senate . It was Nixon's downfall during Watergate, and led to Clinton's impeachment in the House.

Trump praises Duterte for an 'unbelievable job' on drug issue

In response, Duterte not only interrupted his trip to Russian Federation and declared martial law in the island of 22 million people - he suggested the possibility of expanding martial law nationwide. Eliot Engel, top-ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "And if it means many people dying, so be it". The United States regards Hapilon as one of the world's most risky terrorists, offering a bounty of $5 million for his capture.

Report says bill leaves 51m uninsured in 2026

CBO also projects that the House-passed measure would result in an increase in single policyholder premiums before 2020, by an average of about 20 percent in 2018 and 5 percent in 2019. What happens next? Even in May, the bill Ryan pushed through only barely squeaked by in the House. Democrats immediately pounced on the new CBO numbers, particularly who would be uninsured.

Cosby defence alleges race bias in jury strikes

Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill sided with prosecutors, saying the woman's race did not enter into the decision to dismiss her. "But on this case, you're going to see people that may lie to get on, and people who convince themselves that they can be fair, but they can't".

Budget Office: 23 Million Would Lose Insurance Under New Health Care Law

The last budget office report said the House bill would cut Medicaid by $839 billion over 10 years. The newer version - with concessions to the far right of the Republican party - narrowly passed the U.S. It also says that for states that don't obtain waivers, average premiums would be "about 4 percent lower in 2026 than under current law". The upside, potentially, is that average insurance premiums might eventually be lowered, partly because insurance would pay for a smaller ...

Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage

The massive landslide south of Big Sur that closed Highway 1 is one dramatic piece of a larger road fix challenge facing California in the wake of this winter's record rains. "The slide went from bad to worse over the weekend", a Monterey County sheriff's office spokesperson said on Facebook. One of California's rainiest and snowiest winters on record has broken a five-year drought, but also caused flooding and landslides in much of the state and sped up coastal erosion.

Half of new jury pool has view on Cosby's guilt

The Pennsylvania jury that will hear the sex assault case against actor Bill Cosby will include two blacks among the 12 people on the panel. The panel includes seven men and five women. Bill Cosby talks to the media gathered at the Allegheny County Courthouse as he leaves after the third day of jury selection in Pittsburgh for his sexual assault case, Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Bear tears off car bumper in attempt to get doughnuts

This Monday, May 22, 2017, photo shows a damaged delivery vehicle in Steamboat Springs, Colo . The Robertsons own Moose Watch Café in downtown Steamboat and they usually use their Ford Focus to make doughnuts deliveries. Kim Robertson joked that with bears now going after doughnuts in town, some of the pressure from "doughnut jokes" had been taken off of the local police for the week.

Shocker: Vermont Governor Rejects Bill To Legalize Marijuana

Previously the governor had said he's not philosophically opposed to marijuana legalization, but he has concerns about safety . In a letter written to Secretary of State Kenneth Detzner, Governor Scott says he has repealed almost 5,000 regulations to reduce unnecessary burdens on Floridians, and has aimed to eliminate regulations that impose needless requirements on businesses.

Reporter says he was "body slammed" by Republican candidate for Congress

When Mr. Jacobs persisted, a loud crash can be heard and the candidate yelled that he was "sick and exhausted of you guys". He added: "Get the hell out of here". The Guardian posted audio of the encounter on YouTube . In an interview on MSNBC Wednesday evening, Jacobs elaborated, saying that he had "been pressing the campaign for a few days to grab Gianforte one-on-one" and after being rebuked, attempted to ask about the CBO score "while he was just standing around".

Betsy DeVos Booed, Protested While Delivering Speech At Florida HBCU

The school president, Edison O. Jackson tried to get the students to be quiet by threatening them. The decision of Florida's Bethune-Cookman University to have Ms DeVos speak at their commencement originally led to protests on campus.

Poor, Poor Sean Spicer wasn't invited to the Vatican party

Trump and Pope Francis appeared to put aside their differences Wednesday during their meeting at the Vatican Wednesday on the third leg of an exhausting five-country oversees trip that continues to Brussels later in the afternoon.