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Sheriff: It's 'hard to hide' swan statue stolen by naked man

Sheriff: It's 'hard to hide' swan statue stolen by naked man

A video shows the man holding a white bucket in front of his body as he tries to open doors at the storage center in Lakeland, which is between Orlando and Tampa. Investigators say they found the stolen truck in a nearby county. Ronald Thompson , 47, being held at the Hillsborough County Jail , with bail set at $2,000, and is being investigated for the swan theft.



Jury selection for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial nears completion

The hunt is on for a 12th juror for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial as a new pool of local residents is questioned Wednesday in a Pittsburgh courtroom. One-third of the jury pool members said they were likely to believe police testimony, almost one-fourth had been convicted of crimes and almost one-fifth said someone close to them had been sexually assaulted.



New Orleans Wednesday weather: Mostly cloudy then sunny

East wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Temperatures will drop to around 60 on Saturday , when there is again a 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday with mostly cloudy skies, a high near 82 and winds coming from the east at about 5 miles per hour.



Democrat concedes to Gianforte in Montana race

The outcome of his trial won't affect the results, and Rep. Paul Ryan , the Republican House majority leader said Thursday that he will not prevent Gianforte from taking his seat. congressman has apologised after allegedly assaulting a news reporter one day before the special election . Jacobs said Thursday of Gianforte's account that "the only thing that is factually correct.is my name and place of employment".


Million Americans to Travel Memorial Weekend, Most in 12 Years

Million Americans to Travel Memorial Weekend, Most in 12 Years

Almost three million travelers will be flying the friendly skies-and that's up 5.5 percent over 2016. About a 122-thousand South Dakotans are expected to travel over the Memorial Day Holiday weekend, a slight increase over a year ago. Not only is the closure over the holiday weekend, but the Pirates are also in town with games each day over the holiday weekend. Just remember, these travel cards tend to require you have an excellent credit score to qualify.



CBO report rips GOP health bill

The report from the Congressional Budget Office also said federal deficits would fall by $ 119 billion between 2017 and 2026 under the bill , which was approved this month by the Republican-dominated House of Representatives. The House bill would relax numerous Obama statute's consumer protections, kill its mandate that people buy coverage, trim federal subsidies for insurance purchasers and cut the Medicaid program for lower-income and disabled people.