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Philippine President Duterte Tells Soldiers They Can Rape Women

MalacaƱang on Saturday, May 27, defended President Rodrigo Duterte from criticism at home and overseas over his latest rape joke, this time made as he rallied troops to win the war against terrorists in Mindanao under military rule. "Just do your jobs, I'll take care of the rest", Duterte said, according to CNN . "If you had raped three, I will admit it; that's on me". And a women's political party in the country, Gabriela, said in a statement: "Rape is not a joke".

Sanders Unleashes on Mulvaney During Budget Hearing

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney slammed what he says is not mere fear-mongering but outright lies by Democrats about President Trump's federal budget proposal . Georgia Rep. Sanford Bishop said the cuts "fail the test of basic human decency". The administration also wants to tighten work requirements for those getting aid, such as food stamps, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

US Treasury chief to brief key allies on Trump policies

Mnuchin had said that global trade should be "fair" and "reciprocal" during the G20 meeting in March, and his refusal to change his stance on the matter during this most recent G7 meeting stirs greater uncertainty in worldwide trade as the existing worldwide consensus is perceived as crumbling without the active support of the world's largest economy.

Jordan Elliott: Texas DT Jordan Elliott moving on to Missouri

The 6-foot-4, 318-pound defensive tackle announced his intention to leave UT last week and received his release just a couple of days ago. "They're a program that's on the come up, SEC ball is the highest level", Elliott said. That's real appealing to me. "I talked to coach Haley and got it rolling". Elliott had been committed to MI up until a week before national signing day in 2016.

Iconic US diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Brzezinski's daughter and Morning Joe host Mika announced her father's passing Friday on Instagram . -Soviet accord to curb conventional forces in Europe. In 2011, he penned "Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power", arguing that USA strength overseas was key to global stability. On the NewsHour in 2012, he discussed his book about a shift in global power with the NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown.

Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric Disario , 36, died, and two nursing home workers were also found dead, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp confirmed. "There's a lot of hunting in this area, so I didn't think much of it", he said. It is unclear how the suspect died, and police did not elaborate on what kind of weapon was used.

Ousted Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes Dead At 7705:46

According to Guardian, Alies received a United States dollars 40 million payout for his departure from Fox News and was to remain as a consultant to the network till 2018. Consider that one descriptor of Ailes pops up again and again: loyal. "RIP", Ingraham wrote on Twitter . Roger Ailes , a co-founder of Fox News and longtime confidant of media mogul Rupert Murdoch , has died, the network announced on May 18, 2017.

Wrong-way driver causes crash on Westchester highway

First, a Pelham woman woman was charged with driving drunk in a Tuesday-night wrong-way crash on the Hutchinson River Parkway. Police said Joanna Logan, 42, drove a 2015 Honda Accord north on the southbound Hutch near Weaver Street when she hit another auto head-on just south of Exit 20 around 10:45 p.m.

White House said 'Jerusalem, Israel'

Trump later visited the Western Wall and Yad Vashem, the Israeli Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , and spoke at the Israel Museum, where he focused on terrorism. President Trump's powerful message of the choice between "good and evil" accurately portrayed this historical moment. The historic visit is part of Trump's efforts to highlight "the need for unity among three of the world's great religions" on his first foreign trip, senior administration officials said.

Former presidents recall Brzezinski's influence

Brzezinski was an outspoken supporter of the Solidarity movement in Poland led by Lech Walesa, once calling it "the beginning of a political tsunami that swept away the Soviet bloc, then the Soviet Union itself". Later at Harvard, he received a doctorate in government, a fellowship and a publishing contract - for his thesis on Soviet purges as a permanent feature of totalitarianism.

Woman Killed Crossing Highway in Bucks County

Police identified the pedestrian as 50-year-old Donna Anderson of Bristol Township. According to police, the vehicle, believed to be a 2004-09 Quest Minivan, was traveling southbound on Route 13. Police Chief Steven Henry urged the driver to come forward but said "one way or the other, we're going to have a resolution to this". Anyone with information is asked to contact Bristol Borough police Detective Bill Davis at 215-788-7812, extension 13.

Budget cuts start with self-serving projects

He had previously said the deadline to act was sometime in the fall, in line with other analysts. "It's not unreasonable to ask if there are folks on Snap who should not be, because we should have seen that number go down", Mr Mulvaney said.

Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims

Simpson said the women understandably left the scene before police were able to talk with them but that they would like to hear from them to help fill in what happened. On Saturday afternoon, police identified the two men killed as Ricky John Best , age 53, who died at the scene; and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche , 23, who died at the hospital .

Pennsylvania man goes wild setting Plinko record on 'Price is Right'

At the end of his Plinko run, he wound up with $31,500 in prize money, which is the largest amount a contestant has won playing the game while Carey has been host . Ryan descends from his perch, the record-breaking $31,500 haul paling in comparison to the fact that he is now a god. Belz said there's a man whose job is to hold up cards revealing the names of the contestants chosen to appear on the show, and he dropped them that day.

Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train

Portland police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson said , at one point, the assailant focused his attacks on the two young women, the Oregonian reported . Police said that the two women left the scene before they could be interviewed. The stabbing occurred on a Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) light-rail train, Portland police said.

Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'

He says, "it allows you to communicate in a discreet manner". Speaking at the end of the G7 summit, Macron also said he would discuss the Syrian crisis with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their planned talks in Versailles outside Paris on Monday.

In reversal, radio host Alex Jones apologizes to Chobani

Chobani, the largest Greek yogurt company in the USA, faced criticism a year ago for employing about 300 refugees, mostly at its Twin Falls production facility, out of a total workforce of 2,000. According to Independent , earlier this year, Chobani's boss received the Ellis Island Medal of Honour, given by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations for people who "have distinguished themselves within their own ethnic groups ".

Montana GOP candidate wins, despite assault charge

House election win in Big Sky Country by Republican Greg Gianforte . The technology entrepreneur unsuccessfully ran for governor a year ago, and many political insiders in Montana expect him to make a second bid in 2020, when the current governor leaves office due to term limits.

Two top Trump advisers dodge Kushner questions

The Post's sources said Ambassador Sergei Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner made the proposal during an early-December meeting at Trump Tower in New York City. Kushner, a senior White House aide, has not commented. Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation and has described the investigation as the "greatest witch hunt" in the United States history.

France's Macron: Hopes Trump Will Finally Back Climate Deal

Leaders including the German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed frustration with the Americans. Trump, posting on Twitter , said he would make a decision on whether the USA would remain in the climate change accord next week, after he returns to Washington.

Iowa gets past Maryland 9-8 in Big Ten tourney

Iowa then rallied to a run in the ninth to take the win. JR Reimer came on and walked in another run. "He's been my best friend for the last three years, and we've been roommates for two of the three years", Hoeg said of Cropley. Ben Miller doubled twice and drove in three runs for the Cornhuskers (35-18-1). After Will Watson struck out, Smith took a 1-1 pitch down the left field line to clear the bases and give the Terps a 5-2 lead.

NAACP president to leave office as group undertakes changes

Russell said the process might take a year, during which the group's board would gather comment from members nationwide about the NAACP's future course. Brooks, along with several other protesters were demanding that the now USA attorney general withdraw his name from consideration for the position. He testified before Congress and led a sit-in at Sessions' office, where he was arrested .

Michael Flynn to receive new order to hand over Russian Federation documents

The Senate committee then issued separate subpoenas to two of Flynn's businesses, which the panel said were not entitled to 5th Amendment protections. He said they are also seeking any documents or memos related to a Washington Post report that Trump asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Adm.

Malden charter school suspends hair extension ban criticized for targeting black students

The twin girl's father, Aaron Cook, says he's grateful for the letter. Trustees of the Mystic Valley Regional Charter School backed off the provision in its hair/makeup rules after meeting Sunday. The dress code also banned hair "more than 2 inches in thickness or height", which Healey's office said was an apparent reference to Afros and fades, which are, again, more likely to be worn by black students.

Mom admits shooting her two children, asking third to help with bodies

OH police and investigators are seen here at the Dayton-area home where two children were allegedly shot in the head by their mother late last week. Municipal Court Judge Christopher Roberts set bond Monday at $1 million for Helton in a video arraignment and scheduled a preliminary hearing May 30.

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for a photo of G7 leaders with African leaders on the last day of the summit on Saturday. The US hasn't decided yet. He put the total at "close to half a trillion" dollars, although the administration initially set it at $380 billion and did not provide details of the agreements.

Severe Weather Possible Memorial Day Weekend

Winds will begin to subside tonight . Clouds will increases in the afternoon. The storms will drop southward producing possible damaging wind gusts, hail, and intense lightning. We'll start the day with partly cloudy skies, followed by increasing clouds in the afternoon. A cold front will move through the area on Memorial Day .

2 killed in tractor-trailer, vehicle collision

Friday. The tractor-trailer was stopped in heavy traffic on I-91 due to a disabled vehicle, when a auto driven by Jose Diana of Middletown collided with the truck at a high-rate of speed. Diana and Nunez were declared dead on scene. The highway was closed for around four hours for investigation. This accident remains under investigation and anyone who witnessed it is asked to contact State Police Troop H at 860-534-1000.

Suspect sought in shootings of two College Park officers

A manhunt was underway Saturday afternoon for a man suspected of shooting and wounding two College Park Police officers at the Red Snapper at Old National Highway and Old National Parkway. Both are expected to recover. Investigators took one person into custody that they are questioning. He is approximately 5-feet 10 inches and weighs about 150 pounds.

Two men charged with harassment of wildlife

Members of the public took screen shots of the photos posted to social media and sent them to SCDNR. "We started receiving a lot of e-mails and phone calls about this". There is federal protection in place to ensure alligators are legally harvested for worldwide trade. "Alligators are protected under state law and even federal law where they are still listed as threatened exclusively due to their similarity of appearance to other endangered crocodilians worldwide", SCDNR Alligator Program ...

Donald Trump's son-in-law under Federal Bureau of Investigation radar in Russian Federation probe

The meeting , as well as the communications of Americans involved, were not under U.S. surveillance, according to the Post . Kushner suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications and the proposal took Kislyak by surprise, the report said on Friday.

New Mexico tax reform plan gets hearing

Senate Bill 2 won House approval Thursday on a 37-28 vote. However, lawmakers dispute the governor's assertion of receiving an unbalanced budget. Lawmakers voted with reluctance to use $81 million in severance tax bonds to pay for current operations, saying the borrowed money set a bad precedent.

Leaders of Senate Agriculture Committee Say No to Farm Bill Cuts

Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow, ranking Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, said reduced subsidies "would leave our farmers, families and rural communities vulnerable in tough times". American Soybean Association: By shredding our farm safety net, slashing critical agricultural research and conservation initiatives, and hobbling our access to foreign markets, this budget is a blueprint for how to make already hard times in rural America even worse.

Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement - Italy's PM

Fellow G-7 leaders are trying to convince him to stay in. President Donald Trump has arrived at his first G-7 summit in Italy. The president said the men would discuss the situation with North Korea, which has repeatedly conducted missile tests, rattling its Pacific neighbors.

Two men die in Wisconsin plane crash

A witness reported it to 911. The plane was an Aerotek Pitts S-2A Fixed Wing Single-Engine aircraft. The victims have been identified as 67-year-old Dennis D. A more recent news release indicates it is "not determined how many individuals were aboard the aircraft". It is believed the plane was not from Sheboygan County.