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Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia: Charles Krauthammer

What then? It's hard to believe that Trump and his "advisers" actually believe that a Palestine-Israel settlement would bring peace to the whole Middle East. This is probably the stupidest foreign policy commitment any American administration has made since the decision 60 years ago to take France's place in fighting the "Communist menace" in Vietnam.

TORNADO WATCH issued for the Ozarks Saturday

The storms have the potential to produce large hail (2 inches or greater possible in east central Kansas), damaging winds, and possibly isolated tornadoes.These storms will also likely develop rapidly. EXTENDED: Memorial Day is going to be a flawless day to enjoy outside. A chance for storms moves in by Tuesday night and through the rest of the week.

Alabama inmate asks Supreme Court for stay

The U.S. Supreme Court says the planned execution of an Alabama inmate can proceed. Arthur, now 75, was convicted in the 1982 murder-for-hire of Troy Wicker. Last November , the U.S. Supreme Court delayed his execution minutes before he was strapped to the gurney. Troy Wicker's sons, Anthony and Dwayne, met at 4 p.m.

Freeland praises Tillerson's work on Arctic Council climate change statement

The United States hands the Arctic Council's two-year rotating chairmanship to Finland on May 11th in Fairbanks, Alaska. Canada, the USA and its six Arctic Council partners adopted the nine-page " Fairbanks Declaration 2017 , " which noted that the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average.

Adviser: Trump Views On Paris Accord 'Evolving'

NPR's Tamara Keith is traveling with the president. And then there was the chat between the G-7 leaders. She added: "Here we have a situation of six against one, meaning there is still no sign of whether the U.S. European leaders have expressed frustration in private at having to go back over an issue that they believed had been signed and sealed two years ago.

Governor signs law making Texas gun fees nation's lowest

The Texas Tribune is the only member-supported, digitally focused, nonpartisan news organization that informs and engages with Texans about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. "Texas schools should be safe places for our children to learn and advance", said Governor Abbott. The National Rifle Association said Texas now has one of the lowest gun carry fees in the country.

Trump talks terrorism while Europe shouts 'Climate!'

Trump is considering remaining in the 2015 Paris environmental accord, a decision that would be a striking turnabout for a president who during his campaign pledged to scrap the pact and has routinely labeled climate change a "hoax". "His views are evolving" on the Paris climate agreement, Cohn said. "You sort of get the sense that he doesn't feel comfortable in this group", he said.

Moss Side evacuation underway as part of terror probe

The BBC today reported that Britain had stopped sharing information with U.S. law enforcement "because of a series of leaks thought to have come from the American intelligence community". Abedi's father and brother were also arrested by anti-terrorism authorities in Libya . Mohammed Fadl, a spokesman for Libyan expatriates in Manchester, said Salman's family was well known in the community, especially his elder brother Ismail, but said Salman "was not socially involved in the community".

World leaders lobby Trump on climate change

They also vowed to increase efforts to counter extremism after an Islamist militant suicide bomber killed 22 at a concert in northern England on Monday, and told internet service providers and social media companies to "substantially increase" their efforts to rein in extremist content.

Todd Kohlhepp had a plea hearing Friday morning

In a police interview, Kohlhepp explained that he was angry because he had a crush on the girl and she only wanted to be friends. The news came on the same day Kohlhepp plead guilty to the seven murders he was accused of. Johnny Joe Coxie's mother, Cindy, explained to the killer that she had to tell her now 7-year-old grandson that his father was dead, adding "he hates you with his little heart".

Woman seriously injured in Anaheim attack, teen son held by police

Neighbors reported hearing the attack just after 8:45 p.m.in the 5800 block of East La Palma Avenue, he said. Her 18-year-old son was located and detained pending further investigation. "She still may die". She's been working for the department since November 1996, and is assigned to the California Institute for Men in Chino, department spokesman Bill Sessa said.

The Congressional Budget Office Has Scored Trumpcare 2.0, And It Wasn't Kind

Health care reform is Mitch McConnell's problem now, and the majority leader is not particularly optimistic about its chances at the moment. "I have a different opinion", he reportedly said . Ryan defended the idea, citing the fact that the new law would require states seeking a waiver to have a so-called high-risk pool in place, where sicker people would turn to purchase insurance.

Bear Tranquilized, Returned to Santa Rosa Mountains After Being Spotted in Indio

It was spotted inside high shrubs near a Ford dealership and residential community, north of Interstate 10 and south of Avenue 40, according to John Welsh of animal services. Once it was subdued, it was taken to the Santa Rosa Mountains. How the bear got to the vehicle dealership - which is on a busy street that parallels the north side of the 10 Freeway - remains a mystery, Welsh said.

Husker Stanley Morgan, Jr. arrested on felony drug charge

Two Husker players were arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession in Florida, according to court documents. Morgan was initially charged with possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana, a felony, and possession of paraphernalia after a traffic stop outside a 7-Eleven on the afternoon of May 6.

2 toddlers found dead in hot car in North Texas

The children were identified as a 16 month-old boy and a girl who had celebrated her second birthday in late February. The statement says temperatures at the time were about 96 degrees. She told police they had allegedly locked themselves inside. Emergency medical personnel were immediately contacted. They later were pronounced dead at 4:33 p.m.

Men's Golf in Red Figures at Suspended NCAA Day 1

Sikes captured the program's only individual NCAA Championship in 1963. That score was four shots better than No. 20 Auburn, No. 6 IL and No. 4 Oklahoma State, which all tied for the second-best opening round with a 6-under 282. Vanderbilt was -8 when play was suspended. The top-eight teams at the end of round 4 will advance to a quarterfinal bracket of match play that starts Tuesday.

Senate Republicans start version of Obamacare repeal

Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said Thursday after leaving a meeting of the Senate Republicans' healthcare working group. In particular, said the report, "people who are less healthy (including those with preexisting or newly acquired medical conditions) would ultimately be unable to purchase comprehensive nongroup health insurance at premiums comparable to those under current law, if they could purchase it at all".

Sen. Tim Kaine's son charged in protest of pro-Trump event

On Friday, nearly three months later, the Ramsey County Attorney and the St. Paul city attorney announced eight people have been charged with a crime. Police analyzed photos of the protesters on the stairs and identified the person with red hair spraying mace as Sagermerek. Other officers arrived to help Frazer and they were able to apprehend him, but who continued to fight the officers, " bucking and flaring his arms and legs ", according to the complaint.

G-7 leaders give US more time on climate deal

European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Emmanuel Macron , had hoped to use the summit to convince Trump to soften his stances on certain issues. President Trump is ending his last full day of his first official overseas trip on Friday. During the talks, Melania Trump and other spouses toured Sicily by helicopter, taking in Mount Etna and visiting the nearby town of Catania.

South Carolina beats Kentucky 3-1 to reach SEC semifinals

No. 11 seed SC (35-24) moved on to the semifinals, where it will face No. 2 seed LSU (41-17) on Saturday. After a sacrifice bunt by Jonah Bride moved pinch runner Christian Flint into scoring position, SC caught a break as Jacob Olson reached base on a fielding error by Wildcat third baseman Luke Becker .

'Challenging' talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet

Though Donald Trump was barely seen in public Friday, the USA president dominated every aspect of the first day of the G7 summit on this sun-drenched island in the Mediterranean that is otherwise an infamous haunt for Sicilian gangsters, not to mention Russian oligarchs and their dubious fortunes.

Arkansas remains alive in SEC Tournament with no-hit win

Biggers tallied his fifth three-hit game of the year, going 3-for-5 (.600) with three RBIs, including a triple and a double. An RBI triple scored another run in the inning without an out with Trey Jolly on the mound and the lead expanded out to 4-1 following a double.

Trump's Budget Director: Health Care Bill Would Curtail Health Care Costs

What would the House GOP bill do? . "People who are less healthy (including those with pre-existing or newly acquired medical conditions) would ultimately be unable to purchase comprehensive. The number of uninsured will jump to 23 million more in 2026. The expansion of Medicaid under the ACA had allowed for a sharp drop in the number of uninsured, according to data from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which said that in Arizona the number fell almost 36 percent from 2013 to 2015.

Kushner sought Russian Federation back channel, report claims

His attorney, Jamie Gorelick , has said in the past that Kushner made "thousands" of calls during that period and did not keep track of them all. In a separate report , the Washington Post reported Kushner sought to establish secret communications with the Kremlin during a transition meeting with Kislyak.

Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election

I should not have responded in the way I did, and for that I'm sorry. National Republicans, however, proved equally dedicated to keeping the seat. "Montana sent a strong message tonight that we want a congressman who will work with President Trump to make America and Montana great again".

Ariana Grande cancel tour dates following Manchester attack

Hashim Abedi, the 18-year-old brother of alleged British-born bomber Salman Abedi , 22, was detained in Tripoli Tuesday night, a spokesman for a Libyan anti-terror force said Wednesday. Twenty-three remained under close care. The incident, which came as concertgoers were preparing to leave an Ariana Grande concert in the city's heart, took the lives of at least 22 people, including several children.

3 federal prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates

Martinez is charged with five counts of deprivation of civil rights, five counts of aggravated sexual abuse, five counts of sexual abuse and five counts of sexual abuse of a ward. The two lieutenants, Carlos Martinez and Eugenio Perez , were arrested at the jail, a law enforcement source said. In a post with a photograph showing the two men hugging at a bar with a caption that read "It's only P.R.E.A.

Former chief executive of Fox News Roger Ailes dies aged 77

In a second tweet , he relayed that , "Per 2nd family friend on cause of death: Ailes fell in Palm Beach and had a blood clot from the fall". He built Fox News into one of the country's most highly rated cable news networks. He was taken to a hospital by attending paramedics, the Palm Beach Police Department said. No other details on his death were provided. That come-from-behind win was powered in large part by a single commercial which many political pundits still consider to be the ...

Trump would love this: Dozens of illegal immigrant criminals nabbed by feds

BELOIT-A representative of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency met Wednesday with a group of about 15 people at Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Beloit in an effort to assuage fears of random raids and deportations. Anyone not being criminally prosecuted will be processed for deportation, ICE officials said. President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration enforcement issued in February gives ICE agents broader discretion when arresting undocumented individuals.

Honoring Law Enforcement this National Police Week

Trump also announced he will light the White House in blue on Monday night to honor fallen police officers. "On this solemn day, almost 400 new names will be inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Officers memorial , including three courageous souls from Maryland who were killed in the line of duty in 2016".

Riverside County deputy hospitalized after shooting

A manhunt was launched Thursday night after a Riverside County County deputy was wounded in a shooting. The officer was given hospital treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

Incoming chancellor Doug Girod hopes to improve KU's profile

He joined KU Medical Center in 1994. The governing board of Kansas' higher education is set to name on a new University of Kansas chancellor. "We will work to continue student recruitment, retention and graduation rates, we will focus on the overall student experience in our campuses", he said during the speech.

UCLA softball pitcher throws 232-pitch complete game in 11 innings

UCLA (46-13) could advance to a third consecutive Women's College World Series with a victory on Friday evening over the Rebels (43-19) in the second game of the best-of-three series. Brittany Finney had a two-run nome run for the Rebels, and Newton County product Ashton Lampton got a hit. After a bunt that was popped up, Paige McKinney walked.

Climate-change pact isn't ruled out as trip ends

Aides to Trump said he was listening with an open mind to the other leaders' arguments about Paris, but had yet to decide whether to withdraw the U.S. He said they would discuss economic issues and also joked that, unlike their last meeting in Florida, the two men would not be able to play golf this time.

Massive fire in downtown Stockton

A large plume of dark smoke can be seen for miles. The flames came close to homes in the neighborhood and the blaze has been fast moving. Five homes are threatened, firefighters said. The fire department says they expect the fire to grow but are trying to prevent it from spreading by sending additional fire engines to the scene. "Stockton Firefighters are working hard in difficult circumstances to bring this blaze under control", firefighters said on Facebook.