• Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport
Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport

Everyone is safe. Will brief as soon as possible in the media staging area. Officers responded to a call about a weapon in the Terminal A rental auto area at around 7:40 p.m. The man was screaming, she said, and police had surrounded him. Officers were eventually able to get him to drop the weapon. Officers didn't know the gun was a replica until...

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  • Dayton's verdict looms on Legislature's budget bills
Dayton's verdict looms on Legislature's budget bills

In a special session, Dayton wants to renegotiate several provisions in the tax bill, including business property tax and estate tax cuts, as well as tax breaks on tobacco and cigars. Liz Olson, referring to the Republican-controlled State House. "I don't know how they can possibly defund the people's voice". The governor has now responded with ch...

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  • Latest ESPN layoff: Long-time National Football League insider let go
Latest ESPN layoff: Long-time National Football League insider let go

The trickling-out of layoffs at ESPN is not over, and it claimed another fan favorite. The Professor's tenure at ESPN is coming to an end . The departure of "The Professor", a senior NFL writer who is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame writers' wing, was reported by The Sporting News' Michael McCarthy .

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  • Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports
Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports

The US leader visited Arlington National Cemetery to mark Memorial Day, a day of remembrance for the nation's war dead, but had to quickly pivot his attention to the Russian Federation scandal after returning to Washington late Saturday from his first worldwide trip since taking office.

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  • Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?
Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?

Spicer said when asked about Ms. Merkel's comment at the daily White House press briefing. Reportedly of particular interest to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government, is Kushner's desire to base the communications at Russian government buildings.

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  • Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals
Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals

In fact, the least expensive 2017 NBA Finals game, so far, appears to be Game 3 in Cleveland, the first home matchup for the Cavaliers. Both teams reached the last stop in the postseason with a combined record of 24-1 in the playoffs. James said. "I feel good about our chances. They are the champs", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. That is w...

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  • Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed
Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

Dubke is the latest White House staffer to leave this administration as scrutiny intensifies over contacts Trump staffers may have had with Russian government officials during the campaign and transition period. I mean, it was interesting at the G7. "One just does not have back-channel communications in the switch room of a rival". Of course, a p...

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  • WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns
WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

In a White House famous for self-interested leaks and self-promotion, Dubke embraced a behind-the-scenes role crafting the day's communications strategy and organizing background briefings with senior administration officials for the White House press corps.

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  • Suspect in Denver homicide arrested in California after home invasion
Suspect in Denver homicide arrested in California after home invasion

Dmarco Jaquise Blake, 17, was wanted for first-degree murder in connection with a possible home invasion homicide of 27-year-old Timothy Anderson in the 3900 block of South Spruce Street on May 16. KABC-TV reports both suspects could face multiple charges including burglary, auto theft and elder abuse. The second suspect fled, and police sear...

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  • Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup
Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup

The Cavaliers, powered by the game's best player in LeBron James , are 12-1, with their only playoff hiccup coming in a Game Three loss of the Eastern Conference final. To come back and do what we did, to go 12-1 in the playoffs, to be playing good basketball, I'm very happy and I'm going to enjoy it until we play Golden State.

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  • Penguins wary, Predators confident as Game 2 looms
Penguins wary, Predators confident as Game 2 looms

They made a routine of it against the Blue Jackets and Capitals, amended it against the Senators and now, at least for one game, it reared its head in the Stanley Cup Final . Still, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan wants it be known that the Penguins' efficiency with their shots should not be overlooked. The Predators, who crashed the NHL's biggest...

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  • Police Surround Orlando Airport Gunman
Police Surround Orlando Airport Gunman

Hundreds of officers descended on Orlando International Airport on Tuesday night after reports of a man with a gun near the rental auto area. It was later determined to be a replica, Mina said. UPDATE: 9:31 p.m. The man was spotted with a gun near the auto rental center, and witnesses said he pointed it in the direction of officers when th...

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  • Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change
Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

The United States is the country with the second-highest carbon emissions in the world , only behind China . Trump may have promised to make his decision known soon, but the leaders of the six other countries are not optimistic. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a rare outspoken GOP proponent of climate science, said he would advise Trump to remai...

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  • Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to Review DC Life Every 6 Months
Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to Review DC Life Every 6 Months

The White House also grappled with reports that Kushner proposed setting up a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting. According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was confirmed as secretary ...

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  • Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin
Macron draws 'red line' over Syria after meeting Putin

Mr Macron portrayed the meeting as just a first step in resetting the country's relations with Russian Federation. The French leader said he'd support new sanctions against Russian Federation if there's an escalation in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where he has condemned Russia's role as an "invasion".

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  • City Park veterans memorial re-dedicated in special ceremony
City Park veterans memorial re-dedicated in special ceremony

A running theme of Monday's ceremony circled around the idea of honoring veterans and the fallen everyday, not just recognized holidays. Gen. Andrew O'Donnell Jr., U.S.Marine Corps (retired), said that many people get Memorial Day and Veterans Day confused.

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  • Kathy Griffin releases photo holding a severed Trump head
Kathy Griffin releases photo holding a severed Trump head

Griffin faced immediate backlash after the photos were released Tuesday. A picture from the photo shoot with Los Angeles-based artist Tyler Shields surfaced online Tuesday morning, setting off a firestorm on social media. A publicist for Shields did not respond to a request for comment. She also recently endorsed the Squatty Potty in a prom...

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  • Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by position
Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by position

But after Merkel and other senior German officials, who are campaigning ahead of September national elections in their own country, spent the weekend attacking Trump , the USA leader returned to the theme. "It's very easy for us". German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europeans must take their fate into their own hands. Martin Schulz , the h...

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  • Florida officials confirm 7 cases of canine influenza
Florida officials confirm 7 cases of canine influenza

Most dogs aren't immune to the disease, although a vaccination exists. Dr. Marta Lista, right, and assistant Andres Zapata, check out a puppy in 2012. Almost all dogs exposed to the virus become infected, but only 80 percent show symptoms . Some of the common symptoms are sneezing, coughing, fever, runny noses, and lethargy.

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  • Call me maybe _ on my cellphone
Call me maybe _ on my cellphone

The recently elected French President Emmanuel Macron and Trump exchanged phone numbers following the conclusion of the France's election, a French official told the AP who would not say if Macron meant to take advantage of the offer.

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