Kushner 'discussed secret line to Moscow' - US media reports

For his part, Kushner has said he would cooperate with the FBI's investigation. Federal investigators and several congressional committees are looking into Russia-Trump campaign connections, including allegations that there may have been collaboration to help Trump and harm his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

'Greatest Show on Earth' circus performs its last act after 146 years

Seeing the circus on its final day was "a little bit sad", said Jeff Sinkiewicz, 56, of Centereach, there with a friend and her 10-year-old daughter. "There's a feeling of adoration, pride, in the fact that I've been a part of an American institution".

Kay Ivey signs bill legalizing midwifery in Alabama

Seeing one MS lawmaker's statement that those responsible for taking down the statues should be lynched , Alabama will stem the tide of "political correctness" by making it illegal to remove Confederate monuments from public property. "It touches every facet of our state history". The city's mayor first proposed removing the monuments after the 2015 massacre of nine black parishioners at a SC church.

Another probe joins the lengthening line to question ex-Trump adviser Flynn

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he was concerned about the number of contacts between Americans "involved" with the Trump campaign and the Russians a year ago. Mr Bortnikov twice denied Russia had interfered with the election but said he would carry Mr Brennan's message to Russian President Vladimir Putin .

Body found believed to be that of Uber driver

Medina-Chevez, 44, left for work around 9:45 p.m. Saturday to pick up an Uber client and never returned home. Diontray Divan Adams, 25, and James Aaron Stevens, 20, were taken in for questioning and arrested. Medina-Chevez was the only one working in the family, but since the arrest, friends have also raised more than $15,000 to help out the family. Adams and Stevens were two of the passengers.

Palestine Library Announces Adult Summer Reading Program

The library will wrap up the summer activities on Au. "Reading by Design!" is a summer reading program to encourage reading as well as life-long learning. Programs for children ages 7-11 will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. First and second graders may participate in activities from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays or Thursdays.

Men charged with taking sea turtle eggs from Florida beach

The men are facing third degree felony charges of possession of more than 11 marine turtle species/eggs and illegal taking/distribution of sea turtle eggs. Each year, beginning in mid-May and ending in late summer, the seashore provides nesting habitat for several species of sea turtle, most commonly the loggerhead sea turtle but Kemp's ridley, green and on occasion leatherback sea turtles do nest within the seashore.

Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert in Manchester

A British official says police in Manchester will stop sharing information about their bombing investigation with the USA until they get a guarantee that there will be no more leaks to the news media. To meet their friends they've made online. Abedi got his passport back after telling his father he was going on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, but returned to England instead.

Britain 'Furious' Over US Leaks on Manchester Attack

Libya's Deterrence Force, which acts as the police of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord, arrests Abedi's father Ramadan, saying it had already arrested his brother Hashem on Tuesday. Details of her visit and her forthcoming show have not yet been released. President Donald Trump issued a statement Thursday, condemning "leaks of sensitive information" pertaining to the investigation of the terrorist bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester this week.

Burglary suspect arrested in Lancaster after chase

Around 10:30 a.m., Massachusetts State Police confirmed that the suspect had been arrested. The person fled in a vehicle, which police found, followed, and tried to stop. "It was an fantastic turnout as far as mutual aid with officers coming into our jurisdiction to assist us with this", said Lancaster Police Chief Ed Burgwinkel.

In Montana's special, it's time to count the votes

Interior secretary. Journalists and politicians are speaking out about the treatment of the press following the alleged assault of a political reporter at the hands of the Republican candidate in Montana's congressional special election - though not all are in agreement and some appeared split along partisan lines.

Perdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

Instead of breaking the precedents of Washington's political system that he criticized so much, the head of State presents a plan of expenditures that keeps the conservative orthodoxy with lower taxes for those who have more and an increase in investment in defense.

Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff

Amid threats of a special legislative session over the " bathroom bill ", the Texas House on May 21 approved a proposal that would keep transgender students from using school bathrooms that match their gender identity. If the Senate passes the bill, it will go to Gov. Sam Brownback. Most job cuts would have come from shuttering a program created to help businesses, cities and counties increase recycling and reduce trash.

North Texas Veterans Honored by Veterans Memorial Fund

He has also been contacted about four military funerals being held this week. Six times a year, Honor Flight gives our veterans and their spouses or guardians a three day trip of a lifetime. But Honoring Our Veterans Day wasn't always about what was lost, but also what was gained. Veterans who attended the Memorial Day tribute at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mark Zuckerberg Argues for 'Universal Income' In Speech to Harvard Grads

In the coming years most of the jobs will be taken by automation, Zuckerberg ask young people to work on public works projects to make new jobs. "I'm doing it to get a broader perspective to make sure we're best serving our community of nearly 2 billion people at Facebook ", said Zuckerberg.

Gianforte snags Montana's lone congressional seat, apologizes to Jacobs

Jacobs says Gianforte then cut him off by saying, "Ya, let me talk to you about that later". Gianforte was elected despite being charged with misdemeanor assault on Wednesday after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter for the Guardian newspaper and slammed him to the ground.

2nd suspect arrested in Colleton County triple homicide to face judge

Tyger Benton said in a statement that 19-year-old La Shay Jaire Aiken of Walterboro was arrested by Aiken County sheriff's deputies Thursday. Aiken's charges consist of three counts of accessory after the fact to murder, one count of Attempted Armed Robbery, and one count of Burglary in the first degree.

NY Times rips Trump over 'embarrassing' North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech

Aboard Air Force One, on the flight from Italy to Belgium, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump would be "very tough" on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Thursday and tell them "you need to make sure you're doing your share for your security as well".

Kansas bill advanced to increase spending in public schools

House lawmakers have until midnight tonight to act on Senate amendments, meaning they can agree with changes senators made to bills, or send them to a conference committee where members from both chambers can hash out the differences. The Congressional Budget Office report , issued Wednesday, also found that average premiums would fall compared with President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a chief goal of many Republicans.

Man who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executed

Tommy Arthur has gained another victory in court. Arthur, while admitting to a previous murder in 1977, he maintains his innocence in the 1982 slaying of Wicker. Thomas Arthur has done it seven times. Lawyers for Tommy Arthur sought testing for hair samples that were collected during the investigation. Arthur claimed he won the money in poker but investigations revealed calls between him and Judy Wicker.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cool temperatures tonight quickly warm up this week!

Wind will try to dry the onset of these rain showers coming from the E 5-15 miles per hour. In the meantime, an upper level low pressure system will take its sweet time meandering across the eastern US, which will allow chances for rain showers to continue throughout the day on Thursday .

Arctic Nations Meet in Alaska Under Climate Change Concern

The Arctic Council is an advisory body that promotes cooperation among member nations and Indigenous groups. So, in short, it is far too early to conclude that the White House has suddenly been persuaded by mainstream scientific opinion on global warming - and with United States politics in astonishing flux, the Fairbanks Declaration may be no more than a holding statement.

Convict accused of assaulting elderly family member

Taber was convicted of arson and assault with a deadly weapon, in connection with a string of incidents that led to the shooting death of nurse Carole Day at Ford Middle School in 1993. Mr. Taber suffered a major mental illness, and I still think he should be in custody, " Quinn said in a statement in 2015 when Taber was freed from prison.

Trump's Muslim Ban Got Shut Down By Yet Another Court

The order would have placed a 90-day ban on people from six mainly-Muslim countries and a temporary freeze on accepting refugees. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling that blocked the travel ban.

Police arrest Manhattan homicide suspect in Wichita

Wichita's KWCH-TV reported the couple tried Thursday to check into a Wichita hotel, where an employee recognized them and called police. Steven Harris, 38, was arrested "without incident" by the Wichita Police Department after a tip about the vehicle he was thought to be driving led officers to the motel, which is on East Kellogg.

Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special congressional election

In his victory speech at a Bozeman hotel, the Republican second-time candidate Gianforte told a crowd of supporters that Montana just sent a wakeup call to the political establishment in Washington D.C. But at least 260,000 votes had been cast absentee before the incident occurred, and Republicans said Thursday they sensed that the altercation hadn't made much difference - even in the face of intense national, state and even global coverage of the election and alleged assault .

Friday weather: Warm and sunny, with highs around 82

A light south wind will increase to 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. Friday night: Clear, with a low around 52. Saturday: Our sky will be mostly sunny. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. There is a 20 percent chance of showers between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Highs should reach 81 degrees. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Kushner under FBI scanner in Russian probe

Previous reporting has said other members of Trump's orbit are also focuses of the investigation. Kushner is being investigated because of his meetings in December and other possible interactions with the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow, the Post reported , citing people familiar with the investigation.

GOP rep: Alleged Montana assault 'unacceptable,' but voters have spoken

The altercation didn't stop him from capturing 50 percent of the vote against opponent Rob Quist's 44 percent, according to the most recent tally from Decision Desk HQ, a favorable result that hardly seemed in doubt after nearly two-thirds of the ballots were cast in early voting in the GOP-friendly state.

Kushner under scrutiny in Russia probe

His failure to fully divest from the Kushner companies and his family's blatant attempts to cash in on its relationship with Trump - which embarrassed the president recently when Kushner's sister Nicole Meyer sought to raise financing from Chinese investors - have put Ivanka's husband under a harsh spotlight that investigators can not ignore.

Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election, CNN projects

It is seen as a key test of whether rural voters who helped send Donald Trump to the White House in November are sticking with him. Scott Sales, the Republican president of Montana's state senate, unsuccessfully vied against Gianforte for his party's congressional nomination.

Trump Budget Based on $2 Trillion Math Error

The Pentagon would get a spending hike, and there would be a $1.6 billion down payment to begin building a wall along the border with Mexico, which was a central promise of Trump's presidential campaign. Net neutrality comment period opens Sinclair deal puts heat on FCC MORE (D-Va.) says he sees "broken promises" in President Trump's budget proposal.

Lyft, Uber announce Monday return to Austin

According to commentators, though the figure of people switching to ride services was small it could be early evidence that more consumers believed that ride sharing could replace vehicle ownership. The companies spent a combined $9 million on the voter battle. Today, the company announced two new features for its Lyft Driver app - scheduled pickups and power zones.

'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party

Lucie, Florida, shows kids playing in the inflated house when it starts losing air and collapses on them. "Chaos. Absolute chaos", Glenn Hunt, godfather of the birthday girl, told "Today" about the incident . Deborah says a family member followed the cord from the bounce house, and noticed it was unplugged. Today reports that Romero has hired a lawyer and that the grumpy old man is potentially facing trespassing charges.

Former University of Arkansas student charged with killing 2 women, police say

Kimbro's bond has been set at $1 million. Plano Police have made an arrest connected to the disappearance of 36-year old Megan Getrum. Fort Worth police say 22-year-old Molly Matheson was found slain in her apartment April 10. But police didn't file any charges against Kimbro at the time because the alleged victim said she didn't want to pursue a case. Search mug shots, government salaries, crime maps and more at our Right2Know page .