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FINALIST: Local girl advances in spelling bee

The Spelling Bee continues Thursday, the final round taking place Thursday night. Daniel, of Port Byron and a fifth-grader at Our Lady of Grace Academy in East Moline, misspelled the word "pontifical", pronouncing it as "pontifacal" at the national meet in suburban Washington, D.C.



US Allies Urge Trump Not To Abandon Climate Change Agreement

Trump tweeted late Wednesday that he would announce his decision at 3 p.m. ET in the White House Rose Garden , ending his message "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" She made the comments while participating in a televised debate ahead of the June 8 general election.



House committee issues subpoenas in Russia probe; Comey OK'd to testify

In addition to approving subpoenas for Flynn and Cohen as individuals, the committee approved them for their companies, Flynn Intel Group LLC and Michael D. The other three subpoenas relate to questions around why Obama administration officials "unmasked" and distributed the names of Trump associates in classified intelligence reports.


Tulsa Police Officer Is Found Not Guilty In Death Of Terence Crutcher

Tulsa Police Officer Is Found Not Guilty In Death Of Terence Crutcher

Ms Shelby said she fired her weapon out of fear because she said Mr Crutcher did not obey her commands to lie on the ground and appeared to reach inside his auto for what she thought was a gun. Shelby, then a five-year veteran of the Tulsa Police Department, said she had ordered Crutcher to lie on the ground, and fired her weapon out of fear when he didn't obey and appeared to reach inside his vehicle for what she thought was a gun.



House Intel issues 7 subpoenas, Comey cleared to testify again

But House Intelligence committee staff members would not confirm the reports, and one said whatever subpoenas might have been issued were not part of the committee's Russian Federation probe and had not been approved by the Democrats on the committee.