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Supreme Court strikes down 2 US House districts in North Carolina

The state has been almost split along partisan lines in recent statewide elections - such as for governor and president - but Republicans control 10 U.S. Dissenting were Justices Samuel Alito , joined by Justice Anthony Kennedy and Chief Justice John Roberts . Gerry Hebert, executive director of the Campaign Legal Center and an attorney for other plaintiffs in the case, said the Supreme Court "expressly rejected" part of Texas' redistricting defense.



At least 19 dead after explosion near Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

A 23-year-old man was arrested in South Manchester on Tuesday morning, police said . United Kingdom police have confirmed the attack to be an act of terror performed by one person, who died after detonating an explosive device. Eye witnesses report hearing "huge bangs" and describe a stampede with people "running and screaming" from the arena, some covered in blood, the Manchester Evening News reports .



Jury selection enters 2nd day in Bill Cosby sex assault case

Cosby is charged with Aggravated Indecent Assault. A crucial phase of entertainer Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday, May 22, 2017, when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will decide if the actor drugged and molested Andrea Constand , a Temple University women's basketball team manager, at his home near Philadelphia in 2004.


Memorial Day weekend forecast

Memorial Day weekend forecast

Seasonal temps won't return to Northeast Kansas until Thursday ...at the earliest. Speaking of - Wednesday and Thursday look absolutely fantastic. It will definitely feel like the "unofficial start of Summer". It should be a great weekend, but we might have to dodge a couple raindrops at times. If nothing else, Memorial Day Weekend is NOT looking hot and humid or even overly stormy this year.


Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

Still, Trump was enthusiastically received by Netanyahu, who leapt to his feet when the president declared that his administration "will always stand with Israel ". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu frequently boasts of his behind-the-scenes cooperation with moderate Sunni countries that are believed to include Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.



Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI's Russia investigation

WASHINGTON ( CNN ) - President Donald Trump asked two top intelligence community figures to deny there was evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and his campaign, according to a report in The Washington Post Monday evening, citing current and former officials.