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Sooners, Ducks reach NCAA golf finals

OU received match victories from Blaine Hale , Max McGreevy and Brad Dalke , none of which had to play the 18th hole to secure their victories. One year after OR won its title on a storybook ending when Eugene native Sulman Raza dropped the clinching putt, Norman native Brad Dalke delivered the championship for his hometown team by defeating Raza 2-and-1 in the fifth and final match.


Trains, buses to halt in honor of men killed

Trains, buses to halt in honor of men killed

Jeremy Joseph Christian , the white supremacist suspected of fatally stabbing two men and seriously injuring one on a Portland , Oregon commuter train, had some time to express himself during a court appearance Tuesday. Crowley at the Multnomah Justice Center in Portland Paul G. Crowley at the Multnomah Justice Center in Portland . She said her friend is Muslim, but she's not.



US President Donald Trump hits back at Germany after awkward trade summit

Merkel on Tuesday repeated her call for Europe to take control of its own destiny, but also dismissed any talk that Germany is shifting away from its old ally and pivoting East. Europe must step up as a player in world affairs, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday, signalling that the European Union needs to take control of its destiny in the era of US President Donald Trump .


$302 Million Jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball Drawing

$302 Million Jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball Drawing

There are a few hours left to buy your chance to win over $300 million. Tonight's drawing will be the 17th drawing since the last Powerball jackpot was won on April 1. It sits at an estimated $1.9 million. Tickets are $2 and players can also opt to spend an extra $1 for a Power Play option, which gives a chance to multiply lower-tier prize amounts.



Texas House speaker refuses to negotiate compromise on 'bathroom bill'

Cindy Burkett, the House's lead negotiator on the bill. While Patrick is asking for a special session, the only person who can legally call one into session is Governor Greg Abbott . Opponents have challenged Republicans on such assertions, calling them baseless and noting laws are already on the books when it comes to safety in bathrooms.


CBO Score Says AHCA Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

CBO Score Says AHCA Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

In Kentucky, nearly half a million people gained health insurance via the law - a lot of them through the state's expansion of Medicaid to people making around $15,000. GOP senators are working to pass a health-care proposal, though some lawmakers have suggested they could scrap the House plan entirely. The proposed AHCA will allow insurers to charge older customers five times as much as younger ones.