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Honoring Veterans at the Memorial Day Service in Preston

What is now celebrated as Memorial Day was not officially recognized nationwide until that act of Congress in 1971. "For our nation, Memorial Day is an opportunity to acknowledge what is felt mo...

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Europe can't rely on USA, says Angela Merkel

Merkel's remarks, made to her Christian Democrat party's Bavarian allies, were particularly striking as the chancellor, a fan of the United States as a teenager in Communist East Germany, has always...

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Child Thrown From Waterslide at Opening of Brand New California Water Park

Child Thrown From Waterslide at Opening of Brand New California Water Park

A spokeswoman said the city-owned park is "reevaluating that slide", according to Mercury News . Dublin Assistant City Manager Linda Smith, who was standing next to the slide when the incident happ...

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Dallas Cowboys: Nolan Carroll charged with DWI

Dallas Cowboys: Nolan Carroll charged with DWI

Sidebar, an Uptown Dallas club near where Carroll was arrested, was having what was promoted as a "Welcome to Dallas Celebration" for him Sunday night. Carroll was a fifth round selection out of Miami...

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GOP rep: Alleged Montana assault 'unacceptable,' but voters have spoken

His campaign initially claimed that the reporter "aggressively shoved a recorder in Greg's face", grabbing the candidate's wrist and pushing him to the ground. Jacobs then said he wanted the police ca...

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Notre Dame Graduates Protest Pence's Commencement Speech

Notre Dame Graduates Protest Pence's Commencement Speech

As soon as the vice president and former IN governor stepped up to the podium - where he spent a chunk of his 15-minute address discussing his support for freedom of speech at universities - students ...

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President Carter's national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, has died

The Polish-born academic was Carter's national security adviser during the Iranian hostage crisis. During his time serving as a counsellor to President Lyndon B Johnson from 1966 to 1968, he persuad...

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Alligator found in bottom of Florida pool

Alligator found in bottom of Florida pool

It is being sent to a "more appropriate" location, according to the sheriff's office. She filmed as the rescue took place. Florida Fish and Wildlife also responded to the scene, and a trapper is rel...

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Mother to victims: 'You will always be our hero'

One of them spoke to CNN and tearfully said, "They lost their lives because of me and my friend". From left are Coco's brother, Desmond Douglas; her father, Christopher Douglas; and her stepmother, An...

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Annual flag placing ceremony at Biloxi National Cemetery

Trump said, calling those who have served in the military "special, special people". World War II veterans are acknowledged during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Ce...

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1 of 2 girls harassed on train speaks out

According to reporting , Christian, who has been arrested and charged on multiple counts, "had been a prominent and vocal participant in recent "alt-right" rallies in Portland", and had a history of...

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A day of remembrance

Wright explains the terms "monument" and "memorial" are sometimes used interchangeably to describe the many locations across the United States which honor the fallen. The ceremony will include a fly...

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Governor Sandoval Signs Four Veteran and Military Bills at Memorial Day Event

Gov. Brian Sandoval was in southern Nevada, where temperatures reached the mid-90s, for a ceremony at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City . At the Rockies game, they paused...

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Deadly tornadoes tear through central US

Deadly tornadoes tear through central US

Helicopter video showed extensive damage at the trailer park, with several homes reduced to rubble and many trees with their tops snapped off. Fallin said Tuesday that her request is for 18 counties a...

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Honoring veterans at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville

Honoring veterans at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville

Governor Sandoval attended a Memorial Day ceremony in Boulder City that was hosted by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services. In 1971, Memorial Day was declared a national holiday by an act of Con...

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Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland

Christian will be arraigned on Tuesday and could face additional charges. The federal government has issued a permit for the free-speech rally Saturday and has yet to give a permit for an event June...

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Be part of Memorial Day

Be part of Memorial Day

It began as Decoration Day during the Civil War as women - mothers, wives, daughters - began decorating graves of dead soldiers with flowers. NY was the first state to officially recognize thi...

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Opponents of Texas immigration disrupt legislative session

Opponents of Texas immigration disrupt legislative session

It was eventually struck down in court. A special session could last up to 30 days, and the governor can call back lawmakers as many times as he wants. The new law, which was signed by Texas Gov. Gre...

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United Kingdom police make 16th arrest over Manchester bombing

United Kingdom police make 16th arrest over Manchester bombing

British intelligence agency MI5 is to hold two inquiries into allegations it missed warnings of the threat posed by Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi , according to reports . "There is a lo...

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Memorial Day Morning Forecast

Memorial Day Morning Forecast

A warm and muggy Memorial Day is on tap with a few chances of pop up showers and thunderstorms. Another front will arrive by the end of the week, but temperatures should stick around in the 60s an...

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