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New Orleans Friday weather: Rain, storms likely

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southeast wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 13 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. On Friday , we'll watch a disturbance start moving through, mainly in our North Zone starting before sunrise, which will add extra clouds and a slight chance at a light shower.

House intel panel approves subpoenas for Flynn, Trump lawyer Cohen

Cohen & Associates PC. Attorneys for Flynn's team sent the committee a written response Tuesday indicating that Flynn would begin providing records in response to subpoenas by June 6, the deadline to start turning over such information. "I'm not going to get into confirming stuff", he said. In April, Nunes stepped aside from the Russian Federation probe, which is now being led by Conaway.

NC's Blue Cross seeks 23 percent hike on individual policies

But, it said the lack of government subsidies spreads the extra cost to all customers. Entering 2017 enrollment, Adams and Pike saw a more than 40 percent increase in the premiums of the lowest gold-level plan offered. Brian Tajlili, Blue Cross's director of actuarial and pricing services, explained in a conference call with reporters that premiums keep increasing, in part because those signing up for the federally subsidized coverage are older and sicker than the general population.

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

But on Thursday, the Bexar County district attorney's office announced that she has been charged in the 1981 death of 11-month-old Joshua Sawyer , who investigators say died of a fatal overdose of an anti-seizure drug, Dilantin. The exact number of murders remains mystery because San Antonio hospital officials allegedly first misplaced then may have destroyed records of her activities to prevent further litigation against the health care system after Jones' first conviction.

Cities, States and Companies Vow to Stick to the Paris Climate Agreement

Plank drew widespread criticism in February for praising Trump's pro-business approach to the presidency and the company subsequently issued several clarifying statements , but Plank made his opposition to Trump's climate change ideas clear.

Pens' Bonino a GTD for Game 3

Consider the message finally received. Pittsburgh Penguins forward Nick Bonino will be a game-time decision for Saturday's Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final in Nashville . This fish tale stretches from the home of one of the Original Six NHL franchises to what once was one of Nashville's seediest neighborhoods a generation ago, following the long and twisting path of a man who has been a country music drummer, disc jockey, chef and restaurant owner.

Praxair says Linde's engineering unit welcome in merged company

Cornerstone Mgmt Ltd Company holds 61,723 shares. (PX) traded up 1.12% on Friday, reaching $135.59. By historical standards, Praxair, Inc . remains a cheap stock. The basic materials company reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.04. CLSA had a markedly different take on 22/12/2016, proposing that Praxair, Inc.is now considered Underperform versus prior Outperform rating.

Military investigating mortuary employee for incident involving body of astronaut John Glenn

A May 11 memo from Deborah Skillman , Defense Department director of casualty and mortuary affairs, called the actions of the employee at Dover Air Force Base in DE "clearly inappropriate and personally shocking". If any allegations of misconduct are substantiated, those involved will be held accountable ", Ryder said. In 2011, Zwicharowski exposed how the mortuary previously had mishandled the remains of some fallen service members who died during battles in Afghanistan and Iraq, ...

Cornyn: Obamacare Will Be Repealed 'By July'

Republicans have signaled that they want to pass a health-care bill before they move on to tax reform. Trump and Spicer both did not address a critical part of the health-care and tax-reform processes: The Senate already has the ability to pass both bills with a majority vote .

Evangelical Reactions to Trump Pulling Out of Paris Climate Deal

President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris climate agreement has made the USA a "rogue state ", the United Nations' former envoy on climate change warns. Dozens of other CEOs have similarly argued that pulling out of the deal will hurt the United States economy. Isn't leading toward a better energy future what America needs today? "Climate protection can be pushed forward in an effective and competition-friendly way only by all states", said DIHK President Eric ...

For President Trump, drama often accompanies decisions

The top matter of the day was climate change. Since the decision was made to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord , many of us are looking to leadership from Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel who display a level of calm, reasoned leadership missing from our president.

Donald Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

The White House said Trump spoke with the leaders of Germany, France, Canada and Britain Thursday to explain his decision and reassured them that the U.S.is committed to the trans-Atlantic alliance and "robust efforts to protect the environment ".

Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week

After Trump fired Comey earlier this month, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to lead the criminal investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow during the 2016 election. NBC News reported that Comey had been "cleared for takeoff" by Mueller. "And in fact, when I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself-I said, you know, the Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story ".

Schwarzenegger, in video, slams Trump over exiting climate deal

Trump cited a study by the National Economic Research Associates - funded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Council for Capital Formation - which said the accord would cost 2.7 million jobs and a loss of almost $3 trillion in gross domestic product.

Trump pulls US from global warming accord, to allies' dismay

The House Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, referred to it as "a stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future". Climate Interactive, a team of scientists and computer modelers who track global emissions and pledges, simulated global emissions if every country but the USA reaches their individualized goals to curb carbon pollution.

US evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

The study, commissioned by a pro-industry group, projected the sharpest declines in coal, cement, and iron and steel, and the loss of 440,000 manufacturing jobs. Keane said Trump is doing the right thing for American citizens, explaining that the deal hurt the US economically, while not putting harsher restrictions on major polluters like India and China.

Food service program will help feed students over the summer

Ark City Middle School (400 E. Kansas Ave.) Breakfast: 7:30-8 a.m. Lunch: 11-11:30 a.m. Gist said the federally funded program is part of the district's approach to summer vacation. Oklahoma ranks dead last in the country in feeding children during the summer months, but not because there's a lack of funding, or food to distribute.

Corbyn attacks May's 'subservience' to Trump amid United States climate accord snub

The President claimed the USA could re-enter "an entirely new transaction" but indicated that was hardly a priority, adding: "If we can, great". The Titanic star has slammed Trump in a long Facebook post, criticising his " discouraging " decision to withdraw the United States from participating in the Paris climate accord.

Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'

His legal team on Thursday night asked the nine justices to allow his controversial March 6 executive order to take effect immediately despite being blocked by lower courts. The policy has caused some travel industry organizations, particularly the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA ), to warn that it could harm inbound travel to the United States .

Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Heads To Trial

Philando Castile's permit to legally carry a gun became a point of focus in the days after he was shot and killed by a Minnesota police officer, with some questioning whether Castile acted properly during the July traffic stop and others wondering whether the officer followed his training.

Richard Bernotas student reaches third round of national spelling bee

After three consecutive ties, the National Spelling Bee was determined to have a solo victor, so it added a new tiebreaker procedure for Thursday night's finals in Oxon Hill, Md . What a fantastic performance! "We have a challenge for you", "We'd like you to spell a word". The schoolgirl has said she will split the $40,000 cash prize with her seven-year-old brother and use it for her college fund.

'I knew them all': Confident Ananya Vinay wins spelling bee

Ananya Vinay from Fresno in California spelled the word "marocain" - meaning a type of dress fabric - to defeat Rohan Rajeev and win the competition. White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not admit that " covfefe " was a typo when asked Wednesday. Within six hours, it had had garnered 127,000 retweets and 62,000 likes - taking its place as one of his most popular tweets ever.

GOP congressman: God will 'take care of' climate change

Walberg's remarks came days ahead of President Donald Trump's planned announcement on whether the USA will leave the Paris climate change agreement. Administration officials like Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and senior adviser Jared Kushner - as well as businesses like ExxonMobile, Shell, Chevron and BP - urged Trump to uphold the pact.

Celebrate National Donut Day with a free donut

Ditto your local pizzeria on National Cheese Pizza Day . The holiday has been recognized for nearly 70 years. These are reported to have been an "instant hit", and "soon many soldiers were visiting The Salvation Army huts". Plus, receipts printed on Friday, June 2nd will feature an exclusive coupon for buying a half-dozen donuts to get a half-dozen free , redeemable until August 31st.

At least one dead in explosion at Wisconsin plant

Village officials said the site was too small and the plant would adversely affect the village. One person has been confirmed killed in the explosion. Employees seemed to like Didion, she said, though for many the work could be tough, with a lot of heavy lifting. Any families who need information about their relatives that may have been injured should inquire at the Columbia County Highway Shop at 119 Eat Second Street.

Cop Who Shot Tamir Rice Fired

However, Loehmann wasn't fired for shooting Tamir, but for lying on his application with the Cleveland police department. The review panel found that Loehmann did not disclose to the Cleveland Police Department that he had been deemed emotionally immature by the Independence, Ohio Police Department, where he worked prior to joining Cleveland police.

Partly sunny, high near 65 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Patchy fog before 8 a.m. AccuWeather says the day will be "mostly sunny and delightful". High: 86. Wind: SE 5-10 miles per hour. Clear to partly cloudy. MONDAY: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Tuesday: 40 percent chance of showers.

Ex-Penn St officials get jail terms in Sandusky abuse case

Of the three men, Spanier received the lightest sentence - four to 12 months, with at least two months in jail and two more under house arrest. All have all been convicted of child endangerment in the case. He was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison. Penn State's football program suffered heavy sanctions from the NCAA, and the university has paid out almost a quarter-billion dollars in fines, court verdicts, settlements and other costs.

Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

The president first participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, before addressing a crowd of family members of the fallen gathered there to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Tulsa police officer acquitted in fatal shooting of unarmed man

The confrontation between Shelby and Crutcher was caught on video. "We are prepared for anything but we are expecting exactly what we got last night - peaceful protests", Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan told a news conference. ET. "Prosecutors said Shelby acted out of fear when she shot Terence Crutcher on September 16", Matt Trotter of member station KWGS reports From Tulsa.

Ex-FBI director to testify as soon as next week

No official date has been set for Comey's testimony, but CNN reports that the final details are being worked out for Comey to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee , which is investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Will withdraw from Paris global climate pact

If the USA secedes from the alliance, it would become only the third nation out of 197 that is eligible to participate in the agreement but refuse to do so. Yes, it's possible to remain in the agreement and just fail to meet any of its terms. But Cohn, Trump's chief White House economic adviser, told reporters during the trip overseas that the president's views on climate change were "evolving" following the discussions with European leaders.

Reports of armed man at Orlando airport

The judge kept Pettigrew's bond at $7,500 despite the testimony. A mentally distressed ex-Marine who pointed a fake handgun at police in the Orlando International Airport and shouted "kill me" said he wanted to speak to the president, according to an arrest affidavit released Wednesday.

Actress Julianne Moore urges Americans to mark gun violence awareness day

The "Wear Orange" campaign has reached SC for National Gun Violence Awareness. "They chose orange because that is the color hunters wear to be seen and keep each other safe", said ChaRon Sattler-Leblanc, the local organizer of Friday's event in Rochester.

Trial starts for scared Minnesota cop who killed Philando Castile

The trial opens this week with jury selection. Reynolds used her cellphone camera to live-stream the shooting's aftermath on Facebook. She calmly explained what had taken place, saying they had been pulled over for a broken tail light. Castile responded, "I'm not pulling it out", and Reynolds said, "He's not pulling it out". MATT SEPIC, BYLINE: Here on Larpenteur Avenue, a four-lane road that goes through the Twin City suburb of Falcon Heights, police officer Jeronimo Yanez pulled over a ...