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Author: 0 Flights From LA to Phoenix Canceled Due to Skyrocketing Temperatures

Other cities in the Southwest hit the milestone or higher , including Yuma, Arizona, and Palm Springs, California . Blythe, Calif., on the border with Arizona, reached 121 degrees. Flights scheduled for the same time on Wednesday and Thursday will also be rescheduled, the company said. Tourists abandoned the normally bustling Las Vegas Strip to seek refuge inside air-conditioned hotels and casinos as the town that likes to call itself Sin City endured temperatures from hell and airlines ...

USA Rainy weather moving in this afternoon
Author: 0 Rainy weather moving in this afternoon

Winds will stay light out of the southeast around 5 to 10 miles per hour. Thursday there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected, and the high will be near 79. South wind around 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning.

Author: 0 Here's what time the NBA Draft starts and where to watch it

The NBA Draft is finally here. Lonzo Ball isn't even a member of the Lakers yet - and may never be - but he's already selling LeBron James on the idea of joining him in Los Angeles. Since the Boston Celtics traded the No. 1 pick to the Sixers , they took on their No. 3 pick. The team is reportedly choosing between Duke's Jayson Tatum and Kansas' Josh Jackson .

USA Gas prices down 1 cent per gallon in Rhode Island
Author: 0 Gas prices down 1 cent per gallon in Rhode Island

That's equal to the national average . For LIVE fuel price averages, visit http://FuelInsights.GasBuddy.com. Pump prices in New Hampshire fell last week by three-point-six-cents a gallon, on average. The price for a barrel of crude has lost almost $7/b in value since May 24. The national average has decreased 7.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 5.8 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

Author: 0 Governors ask Senate leaders to stop Trumpcare rush

Rank and file Republicans remain largely in the dark about what will ultimately end up being in their health care bill, making many even more skeptical the legislation is going to be ready and voted on by July 4. South Dakota Republican Sen. It's still unclear if this measure would meet Senate procedural rules. "I don't know", Murkowski said. Democratic lawmakers are fed up with the Republicans keeping their healthcare bill secret.

Author: 0 Trump calls for unity after shooting

The President who visited Scalise at the hospital with the first lady said the Republican was in "tough shape" and a "great fighter". "His condition is critical, and he will require additional operations", the hospital said in a Wednesday evening statement .

Author: 0 Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

In his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey's statement about leaking information of private conversations he had with President Donald Trump revealed the special counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller was "poisoned fruit", stated former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Author: 0 Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Before the meeting with Senate Republicans began in earnest, the president told his guests that the Senate version will be "generous, kind, with heart". On Tuesday, it seemed that Trump was putting his finger on the scale with the more moderate members by criticizing a bill he celebrated with more conservative House Republicans.

Author: 0 Zinke report says Bears Ears boundaries need to change

Most legal scholars are in agreement that the president lacks the legal authority to undermine protection efforts put in place by previous presidents through use of the Antiquities Act . Certain areas with historic and prehistoric landmarks and archaeological sites will continue to be part of Bears Ears, Zinke said. When asked about the viability of passing such a bill, Zinke said the task would be easier now than it was with Obama in the White House.

USA Kansas man faces hate crime indictment in bar shooting
Author: 0 Kansas man faces hate crime indictment in bar shooting

Adam Purinton , 52, is accused of killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla and wounding Alok Madasani, both 32, due to their race, color, religion and national origin. Kuchibhotla died at an area hospital and Madasani and Grillot were treated for their wounds. The FBI then said it was investigating the shooting as a possible hate crime.

Author: 0 Donald Trump profited from children's cancer charity

The donations reportedly passed through the Eric Trump Foundation by way of a charity golf tournament benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , a cause that Trump's second son is passionate about. According to sources involved in the event, while the Trump Organization initially covered the expenses, it was Donald Trump himself who ordered his for-profit organization to begin charging his son's foundation for the event.

Author: 0 Ambassador Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'

The full interview will air Sunday. The UN Human Rights Council works to address situations of issues against LGBT communities, as well as racial and ethnic minorities, women's rights and much more. "When Paris was executed they criticised it, said it did not hold China and India accountable". She noted the council has been effective at times, such as by helping monitor violations in Syria and North Korea.

Author: 0 Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, said Europe and China must lead the global transition to clean-energy technologies after the US chose to withdraw from the landmark climate-protection accord reached by nearly 200 countries in Paris two years ago.

Author: 0 Sentencing Day for Ex-Penn State Administrators

Said Schultz: "It really sickens me to think I might have played a part in children being hurt". Spanier , who was found guilty in March of one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child, will spend two months incarcerated, followed by another two under house arrest.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman film faces calls for it to be banned in Lebanon

Finding herself in 1920s-era Germany, the resulting adventure not only forces Diana to discover her identity as Wonder Woman - and its accompanying powers - but it unleashes some secrets about her past that put her in peril, facing dangers that only she can solve.

USA Louisiana gas tax increase fails
Author: 0 Louisiana gas tax increase fails

The conservative organization, the main political advocacy group for billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, launched an aggressive grassroots and advertising campaign lambasting the gas tax and urging lawmakers to reject it. Twenty of those states have Republican governors, he said, and 98 percent of the legislators who voted for higher gasoline taxes won their next primary elections.

USA Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announces Clean MI Government Constitutional Amendment
Author: 0 Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announces Clean MI Government Constitutional Amendment

It would amend the constitution to limit lawmakers to meeting no more than 90 consecutive calendar days a year. Lawmakers now make $71,685 per year, with higher salaries for those in leadership positions. Calley, who has served as Gov. Rick Snyder's lieutenant since 2011, will make another announcement on Thursday. Calley did not explain the discrepancy, although he may have referring to the average pay for first-year teachers.

Author: 0 In tweet, Trump recognizes Portland victims for 'standing up to hate'

Trump tweeted "The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable". The victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the heroes in Portland and the loved ones they left behind". Those killed were Ricky John Best, aged 53, and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, aged 23. In an open letter to the USA president, retired news anchor Dan Rather wrote: "I wish we would hear you say these names, or even just tweet them".

Author: 0 Trump finds it's six against one on climate change

Trump has at times seemed to downplay concerns over climate change . German Chancellor Angela Merkel , at the conclusion of a G7 summit in Sicily has revealed that a debate between leaders over climate had been "very unsatisfying", noting that the United States had been totally isolated in its refusal to commit to the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

USA Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Charles Krauthammer: Why Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia

None of Trump's predecessors has had that kind of power and Trump has even less. We will have to see. That's why they are beating a path to Israel's door notwithstanding the status of Palestinians. In its official itinerary for Trump's visit to Israel and the disputed territories, the White House referred to Abbas as the leader of "Palestine", which could be construed as a form of recognition of an independent Palestinian state.

USA Deadly vehicle bomb attack rocks Afghanistan's Khost
Author: 0 Deadly vehicle bomb attack rocks Afghanistan's Khost

It is not yet clear how many civilians and security forces personnel have been killed in the attack. Afghan residents gather at the scene of a suicide auto bomb that targeted a CIA-funded pro-government militia force at a public bus station in this province yesterday.

USA Texas takes step toward enacting its own 'bathroom' law
Author: 0 Texas takes step toward enacting its own 'bathroom' law

But the Lone Star State's law would likely only apply to public schools, according to a report from ABC News . The bill would require schools to provide an alternate single-occupancy accommodations for students uncomfortable with using bathrooms that don't align with their biological sex.

Author: 0 'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican

After concluding the visit to Rome, Trump will leave for Brussels, where he will attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting before returning to Italy to participate in the G-7 summit on May 26th and 27th in the Sicilian town of Taormina.

USA Kansas' Jackson pleads guilty to misdemeanor for hitting car
Author: 0 Kansas' Jackson pleads guilty to misdemeanor for hitting car

If the evaluation doesn't make any treatment recommendations, Jackson must complete alcohol information classes by October 31. Jackson was the team's leading rebounder (6.0 per game) and top 3-point shooter (43.8 percent), and its second-leading scorer (10.5) behind Trimble, who signed with an agent last month to end his storied career in College Park.

Author: 0 Stenson enjoyed visiting scene of Open triumph ahead of BMW PGA Championship

That's the ones we really need to worry about". Each of the eight tournaments in the series will offer a minimum prize fund of $7 million and that is what's up for grabs this week. He resumed an active schedule but felt discomfort at the Players Championship two weeks ago and despite a scan revealing he has suffered no new injury, he will not now tee it up this Thursday.

Author: 0 Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

As The Texas Tribune reports , Patrick has put out a list of bills he expects the House to pass. Representative Chris Paddie authored the bill and claims it has "absolutely no intent" to discriminate. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has said he wants to sign a bathroom bill into law. "But it doesn't take the next step that the district require any particular person use any particular facility", said Joy Baskin, director of legal services at the Texas Association of School Boards.

USA Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Author: 0 Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director

She would be the FBI's first female director, if chosen by Trump and subsequently confirmed by the Senate. The six known candidates are among dozens of people that Trump is considering. In the initial moments after Comey's firing, Trump's press secretary, deputy press secretary and Vice President Mike Pence all said Trump's decision was based on the recommendation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Author: 0 Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House

I'm fine with whatever people want to do, but we have to get back to running this country really, really well. Colombia's Constitutional Court has struck down two provisions meant to speed approval of laws on the government's peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, which will likely extend congressional debate on the accord.

Author: 0 Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

Palestinians also claim Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state and past peace proposals have proposed splitting the city between East and West Jerusalem , or creating an internationally governed city. In recent weeks, press reports in Israel indicated that the Trump administration was not planning to move the embassy. Trump was right the first time: the USA embassy in Israel should be located in that country's capital, as it is, to my knowledge, in every other country in ...

USA Duggar Sisters Are Suing Everyone Except Their Brother And Parents
Author: 0 Duggar Sisters Are Suing Everyone Except Their Brother And Parents

The names were redacted, but it was soon revealed that the girls he'd abused were his own sisters, crumbling (for a time) the Duggar empire. They say that under Arkansas law, information collected involving minors is not subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.

USA ISU softball: Burnett earns 2nd-team NFCA All-Region honors
Author: 0 ISU softball: Burnett earns 2nd-team NFCA All-Region honors

She was named to the All-WCC Second Team , being named WCC Player of the Week once. After a successful regular season, McKenna Bull, Libby Sugg and Caitlyn Larsen Alldredge were named to the 2017 NFCA Division I All-Pacific Region First Team with Rylee Jensen making the third team , as announced by the NFCA on Thursday.

Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount Trusts The Process

May. With the potential of 2018 being just as hectic of an offseason in resigning players who performed and getting new players to fill new roster holes, the focus of the Eagles is on getting talent around Carson Wentz regardless of who provides it.

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