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Flash flooding possible as heavy rain is headed for Middle Georgia

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Wednesday . FORECAST SUMMARY: Off and on heavy rain and storms will impact the area as a slow-moving cold front approaches. With more rain on the way and the grounds already saturated, some localized flooding is possible. These high rainfall amounts can produce a threat of flooding, including street flooding and rising water on area creeks. Street flooding and flooding in low lying areas is expected. Read More »

Rainy work week ahead; will Memorial Day be impacted?

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Thanks to high pressure, we'll enjoy partly to mostly sunny skies Saturday and temperatures will rise into the 70s, perhaps the upper 70s. Wednesday: Chance morning showers. The high tomorrow will be only in the low 70s, and there is a good chance we will establish a new record low maximum for May 24. We'll then see another shot at some scattered showers and thunderstorms Saturday night across the northern third of the area. Read More »

Honoring Minnesota officers killed in the line of duty

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Members of the law enforcement, department of corrections, state legislature, public and the media attended the event on the statehouse lawn. The Law Enforcement Memorial has 273 names engraved on it. Vice President Nez said, "Navajo Police officers face unknown dangers daily and they face these challenges without second thought each time they don the uniform and put on the badge". Read More »

Trump pledges support for police, war on crime

Today is Peace Officers Memorial Day with all US and state flags flying at half-staff until sunset. Trump ran for president on a "law and order" platform, promising to "empower our law enforcement officers to do their jobs and keep our streets free of crime and violence". Read More »

'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Spicer did not respond to question that whether the White House taped the conversation between Donald Trump and James Comey, which the president was referring to. In the NBC interview on Thursday, Trump said he would have fired Comey regardless of any such recommendations. Sean Hannity opened his show with a monologue attacking the mainstream media, but this time he used the opportunity to voice his support for President Donald Trump ending those daily press briefings. Read More »

Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?

The White House put out a statement denying the accuracy of Comey's memo. Gen Flynn was forced to resign after misleading top White House officials about his contacts with Russian Federation. Comey's written account of the meeting is two pages long and highly detailed, the associates said. Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress have expressed alarm. Read More »

Appeal for national memorial to police officers launched

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox also issued a statement Tuesday. Attorney General Marty Jackley would like to ask South Dakotans to take a moment to reflect on the contributions that police officers make to our communities and to honor those officers who have been lost in the line of duty. Read More »

1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

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That activity will also be weakening as it moves this way, but there could still be some small hail and locally gusty winds along with some thunder for first thing Wednesday morning. Tuesday just south of Elk City, Oklahoma, about 110 miles west of Oklahoma City. Storms stayed west of Omaha and Iowa Wednesday morning. Most of the viewing area will see little more than an uptick in clouds during the afternoon on what will be an otherwise warm, windy and dry day. Read More »

Artist projects words 'pay Trump bribes here' onto DC hotel

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Bell's projection got a mostly favorable response from the public. It's a clause that many allege Trump is violating by the lack of documented evidence that he's resigned from his family brand and his baffling comments made earlier this year that "the president can't have a conflict of interest". Read More »

Protests before travel ban hearing in Seattle

Last week, judges on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments over whether to affirm a Maryland judge's decision putting the ban on ice. And Judge Michael Daly Hawkins questioned if the lower court order blocking Trump's action may have been overly broad. Read More »

GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

But in the days afterward, the White House struggled to maintain a consistent explanation for the firing, with Trump contradicting his communications team and saying it was "not possible" for them to be accurate all the time . "I think the process is going to go quickly", Trump said. The latest example of his too-rare rationality was his objection to the suggestion that President Trump should appoint Graham's colleague Sen. Read More »

Why US President Donald Trump was insane to talk about tapes

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Agents gained a new sense of urgency Tuesday when President Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, which has sparked fear among investigators that the administration will hamper their efforts. Trump said that in those conversations Comey told him he wasn't under investigation. Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi of IL, who serves on the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn on Friday afternoon asking for copies of any ... Read More »

Senate Intel Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn in Russia Probe Featured

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Embattled White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday February 13, 2017 night, an abrupt end to a brief tenure. On 8 May the former acting U.S. McCabe was testifying in place of former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by President Donald Trump on Tuesday. A January report from the USA intelligence community concluded that Russian Federation did indeed meddle in the election, but Mr. Read More »

Jason Bateman signs for 'Arrested Development' Season 5

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Is Arrested Development Season 5 finally on its way? Producer Mitch Hurwitz past year said he was "very close" to cutting a deal with Netflix for a fifth season. "I love Arrested Development , but it was never a huge thing", Grazer said then, "but people are loyal to it, and we're going to do another 17 episodes". Read More »

Severe storms, tornadoes possible in Oklahoma and Texas

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From the weather service: "At 800 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Bula, moving northeast at 20 miles per hour". Temperatures are expected to warm up into the 80s on Wednesday before dropping back into the the upper 70s on Thursday and Friday. Sunday the lows will be near 55. Read More »

Delhi assembly resolves to seek VVPAT EVMs

Even as India's Election Commission Tuesday dismissed the claims made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) about the rigging of Electronic Voting Machines in elections, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal dared the poll body to provide EVM machines to the AAP. Read More »

Police May Have Arrested A 23-Year-Old Serial Killer

Numerous shootings took place in a predominately Latino neighborhood of the Arizona state capital. All three were shot as they sat in a auto listening to music outside their Maryvale home in Phoenix , according to police. Teenager Manuel Castro Garcia died next. However, the police has not identified a motive behind the shootings. Saucedo had been arrested last month in connection with a separate 2015 killing, police said. Read More »

'Sickening' Details of Fraternity Pledge's Final Hours Revealed

According to the " Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Spring 2017 New Member Manual" given to the grand jury by fraternity President Brendan Young, no alcohol is allowed on the premises of 220 N. Fraternity leaders have "clearly and consistently expressed its position that it does not tolerate hazing or alcohol abuse in any form by its members", they said. Read More »