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Macomb County speller eliminated in first round of National Spelling Bee finals

The test was taken on Tuesday as the first round of the preliminaries. We had 12 spelling words and 14 vocabulary words. At least 20 states have spellers in Thursday's final, but the Golden State may take the crown. There is even a chance that he will compete in the spelling bee next year. During the sixth round of the 90th annual Spelling Bee today, Iyer, wearing a bright red shirt and jeans, extended his arms in excitement and breathed a sigh of relief when he heard his word: attentat.

Comey approved to testify before Senate intelligence committee, Comey associate says

Complying with the subpoena, Flynn will submit all the documents related to the businesses but fewer documents will be provided in response to the the personal subpoena after negotiations with the Senate committee. Why the change? Because after receiving Flynn's nyet, the Senate committee turned around and started sending subpoenas to Flynn's companies . Instead, Nunes said he'd been shown documents that he said suggested the Obama administration had acted improperly in "unmasking" the names ...

Germany to Stick to Paris Climate Deal Amid US Withdrawal - Merkel

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has slammed President Donald Trump after his "discouraging" decision to withdraw the United States from participating in the Paris climate accord . He announced this decision from the same place where former US President Barack Obama hailed the agreement as "a turning point for our planet".

Detroit Woman Robs Bank, Buys Crab Legs For Barbecue

Livonia police arrested Adams at her house in Detroit earlier this week. The next day, officers executed a search warrant at her home and found evidence linking her to the bank robbery, police said. Adams also told police she paid on a delinquent vehicle loan, spent some cash to travel to Chicago and bought some Air Jordan shoes. A judge set her bond at $1 million and scheduled her next appearance in the 16th District Court in Livonia for Thursday.

Words With Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list after cryptic Trump tweet

Linguists assumed the president meant to write "coverage" instead of " covfefe ". "We don't typically collect evidence for typos ", Sokolowski said. The amusing meme gods grabbed ahold of covfefe and ran with it. "What does the president mean?" another one asked. Details of who registered the plate or the vehicle can't be released.

Teen struck, killed trying to run across Texas interstate

According to police, four teenagers were attempting to cross the highway when one of them lost his shoe. He was then hit by an SUV, which threw him into another lane of traffic. Anyone with information is asked to call Grand Prairie police. The incident closed I-20 at Great Southwest Parkway before rush hour Friday morning, causing backups for hours.

China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord ''global setback''

Barbara Hendricks told reporters in Berlin that other countries will fill the leadership vacuum left by the United States but none will be expected to make up the shortfall in emissions reductions caused by Washington's exit. On Twitter , Cook further criticized Trump's move, tweeting: "Decision to withdraw from the #ParisAgreeement was wrong for our planet". The coal industry, on the other hand, applauded Trump who said Thursday the Paris agreement "handicaps" the USA ...

Schwarzenegger chides Trump over Paris climate agreement pullout

This would take effect a year after notification, which can be done at any time . China pledged to bring its carbon emissions to a peak by "around 2030" or earlier as part of a joint pledge made with the United States ahead of the 2015 Paris talks, which helped bridge the gap between developed and developing countries.

Farmer sues; gay marriage views cost him market spot

He's participated in East Lansing's farmer's market for seven years. Nevertheless, East Lansing moved earlier this year to ban Tennes' farm, the Country Mill, from participating in the farmers market when it resumes June 4. Despite the warning, "Tennes did anyway, and no protest occurred, according to the lawsuit ". Tennes chose to discontinue hosting weddings of any kind on his property until he gave further consideration to the issue.

ICE sanctuary city flyers posted in DC are fake, Mayor Bowser says

But because they are not US citizens, now they are targets, " he said . Zacnite Vargas and Fatima Vargas, 16, speak at a news conference. Metro Councilmen Bob Mendes and Colby Sledge announced their legislation in a news conference Wednesday.

Search underway for man swept over Algonquin dam

Authorities are searching for a man who jumped into the Fox River on Thursday night after allegedly skipping out on a restaurant tab in northwest suburban Algonquin . Neither she nor Bucci knew how much the man owed the bar. Strong currents might have swept the man over a dam near that juncture of the river, fire officials said.

Macron trolls Trump after climate deal ditch with catchy slogan

Expressing deep concern over his successor's decision to pull out of the Paris climate pact, former US President Barack Obama has said that by doing so, the Trump Administration has joined a small handful of nations that reject the future.

Hurricane Time: Floridians Can Buy Supplies Tax

With June marking the start of hurricane season, Floridians have the chance to stock up on disaster preparedness supplies exempt from sales tax. Weather experts say now is the time to prepare. The items range from flashlights and candles to generators. Taxes will also not be charged on coolers, reusable ice packs, tarps, and battery-powered radios.

1 dead, 2 workers missing after explosion at Wisconsin mill

Several fire crews rushed to the scene following the explosion, said CBS News . Didion has also paid fines and settlements with state and federal regulators over workplace safety and environmental protection violations. Commencement will go on as scheduled at the nearby Cambria-Friesland High School at 7 p.m. Friday after emergency crews declared the area sufficiently stable.

Nitish assures to chalk out plan for education system's improvement

This year's results have been the worst in the last five years and Board officials attribute the "poor results" to the strict measures put in place to scrutinise the use of unfair means in exams, and the evaluation process. "But now all my hope for studying engineering at IITs or National Institutes of Technology has been shattered". It is unexpected news and unbelievable for them and they have demanded to see their answer sheets as well as details of the teachers who have checked the answer ...

Gau Rakshaks stab student in Haryana mistaking him for journalist

The student, Shivam, who is now struggling for life at a hospital in New Delhi , went to the event with a journalist friend of his and had his friend's camera in his hand. The members of this group were upset that he had not clicked photographs of their protest. A 19-year-old, Mohit who is the main suspect in the case, has been arrested and two more suspects, both relatives of Mohit, are on the run.

Trump Tweets About Russian Election Interference

Trump said to Kushner on the eve of his presidential inauguration. He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. Trump, when he returned to Washington , quickly assailed news media reports of White House turmoil linked to investigations of his aides and their ties to Russian Federation.

Justice Department Turns to High Court to Reinstate Travel Ban

Last month, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals largely affirmed a federal judge's decision from March, which found the core provision of the revised executive order - temporarily blocking foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the USA - likely violates the Constitution because its primary objective was to disfavor Muslims.

Three lawmakers question Kushner Cos on concerns over White House tie

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have a stunning collection of contemporary art gracing their home, and federal law requires they disclose the works. So the project looked like it was being built in an area of "extraordinarily high unemployment", reports the Washington Post , in order to get some $50M in low-priced financing via the EB-5 visa program.

China Says Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal is Global Setback

Noting that Trump said he had had "extensive discussions" with people on both sides of the climate debate, it said: "One can only assume that Trump has very good reasons to leave the Paris agreement, and that he knows the implications of US retreat from the landmark deal".

Officers respond to report of man armed with weapon at Orlando airport

There were no immediate indications that the incident at Orlando airport was terror-related. Orlando police then tweeted out they had the suspect contained. A spokesperson for the airport said that the incident had been contained and there was minimal impact to operations. Officers responded and cleared the first floor of Terminal A, airport spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell told the Sentinel.

Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to 'sexting' minor, says he has 'a sickness'

In 2016, a series of alleged explicit social media exchanges surfaced with a 15-year-old girl. After being embroiled in sexting scandals for years-most recently involving a minor-former congressman and NY mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner was also served divorce papers by his wife, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin .

Elon Musk is leaving all of President Trump's councils

They will also "call on all parties to uphold the Paris agreement " and "to strengthen efforts over time , in accordance with the objective and provisions of the agreement". Apple CEO Tim Cook says he tried to talk President Trump into keeping the U.S.in the Paris climate accord but "it wasn't enough". Trump's controversial decision deals a blow to one of Obama's legacy accomplishments.

Paris climate pact not tough on India, so Trump pulls out!

But India doesn't take its commitment to preventing climate change lightly. His decision is not a rejection of the science of climate change, but of an impractical agreement that imposes global oversight on our environmental policies and makes the US carry a heavy financial burden to underwrite this Obama-created utopia.

Statement from Congressman Jim Himes on Trump abandoning Paris Climate Agreement

The leaders of Germany, France and Italy responded by expressing their disappointment and asserting that the accord could not be renegotiated. "We think the Paris agreement reflects the widest agreement of the worldwide community against climate change and parties should cherish hard won outcomes", she said .

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

Trump is expected to pull the US from the pact, a White House official said Wednesday, though there could be "caveats in the language" announcing a withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that his decision isn't final. But smaller developing countries may choose to continue investing in fossil fuels without US leadership. Under former President Barack Obama , the US had agreed to reduce emissions to 26 percent to 28 percent of 2005 levels by 2025 - about 1.6 billion tons.

Lots of Shouting at Portland Train Suspect's First Court Appearance

Over the rustle of shuffling papers, Christian declared, with his chest pushed out, "Death to the enemies of America". Christian, who faces aggravated murder and other charges, didn't enter a plea. Two African-American teenagers, one of whom is Muslim and was wearing a hijab, were verbally attacked last Friday by Jeremy Joseph Christian, authorities said.

Trump's climate decision a 'disappointment: Justin Trudeau

Steffen Seibert, spokesperson for Chancellor Angela Merkel, said the chancellor was disappointed in Trump's decision and affirmed Germany's commitment to the accord. Borrowing from Trump's famous slogan, Macron added: "We all share the same responsibility to make our planet great again". Trump said America was "getting out" of a deal he said imposed "draconian" burdens costing millions of USA jobs and billions of dollars.

Portland Stabbing Victim's Mother Wrote a Heartfelt Letter to President Trump

And I think he's also anxious about the kind of thing, you know, that we saw in court today where you have supporters of the victims in this case and people who are calling themselves free speech activists clashing and that that could lead to more violence.

Disney CEO Iger quits Trump council over climate decision

Trump did find some political support for his decision, however. It urged Trump to remain in the Paris Agreement. "I agree with this decision and look forward to future conversations about how we can have a stronger environment and a stronger economy", McMorris Rodgers said in a statement .

Cloudy skies for Thursday could yield showers, thunderstorms mid-afternoon

West winds 10 to 20 miles per hour. Mostly sunny skies continue for Friday , with a high temperature of 82 degrees. Winds could gust as high as 21 miles per hour. Sunday night: 60 percent chance of showers. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Showers and thunderstorms are likely through Thursday evening, ending from west to east by midnight.

Portland Murder Suspect Believes Stabbings Were 'An Act Of Patriotism'

One of the teenagers, 16-year-old Destinee Mangum , said Christian "told us to go back to Saudi Arabia", and that " we should just kill ourselves ". On Wednesday, Fletcher released a video on Facebook thanking supporters for an outpouring of kindness and money, but adding that there's a problem that needs addressing.

Georgia peach crop faces nearly 80 percent loss

A hard freeze followed on the heels of the unusually warm winter, roughing up the trees even more. Then, at the end of winter, a deep freeze came and killed any trees that did bloom. You might have to use canned peaches for that cobbler this summer. There is a chance the state could run clean out of peaches by mid-July, the time that local growers say the fruit really reaches its peak taste.

World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

Now that he's chose to do it, many are voicing their displeasure. Instead, Trump complained that other countries had attached too many conditions to their voluntary agreements to reduce the carbon emissions causing that climate change. After anonymous White House officials signaled for days that Trump would withdraw from the trade agreement, the leaders of Canada and Mexico ultimately persuaded him to renegotiate .

Crews look for 2 workers after fatal blast at Wisconsin mill

In April 2007, village of Cambria voters approved a nonbinding referendum, which asked whether the village would negotiate a developer's agreement regarding the ethanol plant. The schools, located about a quarter of a mile from Didion, were closed Thursday but will reopen Friday, when officials said the high school's graduation ceremony will go on as scheduled.