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Justices will hear OH appeal over purging voter rolls

Justices will hear OH appeal over purging voter rolls

A Reuters analysis a year ago found that in Ohio's three largest counties, which include Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, voters were struck from the rolls in Democratic-leaning neighborhoods at roughly twice the rate as in Republican neighborhoods under the policy.


Annual flag placing ceremony at Biloxi National Cemetery

Annual flag placing ceremony at Biloxi National Cemetery

Trump honored Robert Kelly, son of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, who was killed in a roadside bomb blast in 2010 during a foot patrol in Afghanistan. During last year's presidential campaign, he notably engaged in a dispute with Captain Humayun Khan's Gold Star parents, who spoke out against Trump in a Democratic National Convention speech, reports ABC News.



Annual Memorial Day Service In Fernley

Various cemeteries still designate a day each spring as a decoration day , a day to pay tribute to the fallen there by sprucing up their surroundings. But it didn't become an official federal holiday until 1971. Labor Day , the first Monday in September, honors the contributions of American workers, not the military.


Trump honors veterans' sacrifice in Memorial Day tweet

Trump honors veterans' sacrifice in Memorial Day tweet

In the first of two tweets Trump sent out on Monday, he said: "Today we remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving". For some people, the cemetery is a place to visit loved ones, "I want to be with him here, and that is something I always look forward to", says Melva Jane Alec of Nixon whose husband is buried at the cemetery.


TSR ups hurricane activity forecast, Accuweather warns on landfall potential

TSR ups hurricane activity forecast, Accuweather warns on landfall potential

Adding the latest TSR prediction into our tracked forecaster mix gives us an increased Artemis average forecast for the 2017 hurricane season of 12.3 named storms, 5.7 hurricanes and 2.6 major hurricanes . Also, warmer sea surface temperatures tend to fuel hurricanes. Warm waters feed the strength of the hurricane, while strong wind shear can pull a storm apart.



White House rallies to Kushner defense

More recently, the Obama administration opened a secret line of communication with Cuba in an effort to secure the release of political prisoners and move toward a normalized diplomatic relationships. "I don't like it", the Republican lawmaker said Monday in an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "7:30" when asked about President Donald Trump's son-in-law's possible ties to Russian Federation.