• Wardens find body of missing canoeist in Raymond
Wardens find body of missing canoeist in Raymond

According to reports, Christopher Hughes, 52, was found shortly after 9 a.m. Friday morning in 16 feet of water about 200 feet from the shore of Panther Pond in Raymond, Maine . Hughes' body was taken to the State Medical Examiner's office in Augusta. After examination, Hughes body will be transported to CT to a funeral home there.

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  • Putin echoes Trump talking point to deflect hacking allegations
Putin echoes Trump talking point to deflect hacking allegations

President Vladimir Putin ridiculed the allegations of Russian meddling in USA elections , accusing the Democrats of trying to shift blame for their defeat and likening the accusations against Russia to anti-Semitism. "The (Paris) agreement is a good one". He warned against making a fuss over the United States exit from the Paris deal and urg...

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  • Majority of Americans dislike GOP health care plan
Majority of Americans dislike GOP health care plan

House earlier this month, which polls have shown is deeply unpopular. Under the 2010 Affordable Care Act , often called Obamacare, employers are required to provide health insurance that covers birth control, except for religious houses of worship, which are exempt.

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  • China and Europe are moving forward without Trump
China and Europe are moving forward without Trump

Following Chinese president Xi Jinping's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year, where he defended globalisation, China is looking for a partner to fill the gap the USA withdrawal has created on global issues, such as climate and trade.

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  • Connecticut father who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years
Connecticut father who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years

As Middletown police started to arrive at the scene, Tony Moreno attempted to follow through with his plan to commit suicide and plunged 100 feet into the Connecticut River . " Enjoy your new life without us ", Moreno wrote. Oyola went to Arrigoni Bridge to find Moreno and her son, who had already been thrown from the bridge.

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  • Putin: Russia struck no secret agreements with Trump team
Putin: Russia struck no secret agreements with Trump team

The Foreign Ministry said in January that Russian Federation had extended Snowden's right to live in the country for "a couple more years". "We're not doing this on the state level", he said. During the course of the day, Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Tigran Sargasyan called on Modi in view of India's decision to start discussi...

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  • Three lawmakers question Kushner Cos on concerns over White House tie
Three lawmakers question Kushner Cos on concerns over White House tie

Kushner omitted this meeting and dozens of other foreign contacts from his SF-86, [4] we are requesting that the White House immediately revoke Mr. Kushner's clearance pending the conclusion of the investigation", the letter stated on Thursday.

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  • Cop Who Shot Tamir Rice Fired
Cop Who Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Samaria Rice, Tamir's mother, told the Times that her entire family was was relieved by the termination, but was appalled by the length of time it took to get to that decision. "We're not going to stand for it". Loomis said they had been prepared in anticipation of disciplinary action against the two officers. Cleveland city officials yes...

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  • Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports
Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars". Knives are said to be out for Reince Priebus, the chief of staff, and Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary. FBI officials have stressed that Mr Kushner is not considered to have committed...

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  • Kathy Griffin says she's receiving death threats
Kathy Griffin says she's receiving death threats

It was met with swift and widespread condemnation. The fallout from Kathy Griffin's universally despised photoshoot , in which she held the bloody decapitated head of Donald Trump , was immediate. Griffin and Bloom believe the comedian has received harsher backlash because she is female. " Melania Trump , who has remained silent about her...

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  • Trump Marks Memorial Day with Arlington Visit
Trump Marks Memorial Day with Arlington Visit

Robert Kelly . Speaking at Arlington, Mr Trump said: "To the entire Kelly family, today, 300 million American hearts are joined together with you". "They were people who stood for something larger than themselves", he said. Trump tweeted Monday. "I look forward to paying my respects to our fearless men and women on this Memorial Day at Arli...

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  • Pittsburgh mayor fires back at Trump's reference of city
Pittsburgh mayor fires back at Trump's reference of city

Juncker said joint leadership by Brussels and Beijing would provide businesses, investors and researchers the certainty needed to build economies with lower carbon emissions, Efe news reported. But China has also been investing billions in clean energy infrastructure, as its leaders battle to clear up the notorious, choking pollution that...

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  • Bill Cosby in court for jury selection
Bill Cosby in court for jury selection

His lawyer, though, said the comedian was eager to get things started. After that, each side can strike seven jurors and three alternates without cause, simply because they fear they would hurt their sides. Bill Cosby leaves after attending jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Pitts...

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  • Guest Editorial…Trump budget cuts will hurt Americans
Guest Editorial…Trump budget cuts will hurt Americans

Trump's critics want us to think the anemic growth of the Obama years (a mere 1.6 percent in 2016) is the new normal, along with tens of millions on food stamps and disability. That's not going to happen. "So the US$2 trillion is a double-counting error". "It's a problem - it's a big problem", Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky. The overvalued stock market w...

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  • PSU trustees meeting to discuss university Greek life after student's death
PSU trustees meeting to discuss university Greek life after student's death

Their son, Timothy Piazza , died in February at the age of 19 after he was forced to drink heavily during a hazing event at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and repeatedly fell down a flight of stairs. "We're trying to save what is at base a very good system that has made some really frightful mistakes recently", said trustee Bill Oldsey, who had be...

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  • Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks
Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

Numerous themes that will undergird Cosby's trial once testimony begins June 5 - sex, race and the influence of media coverage - were present over three days of tense questioning of jurors. A second pool of 100 will be summoned to the courthouse Wednesday for the continuation of jury selection. Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday accused prosecutors of ...

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  • Spelling Bee Champ Asked to Spell Covfefe Superfan TV
Spelling Bee Champ Asked to Spell Covfefe Superfan TV

She'd spent 45 minutes and almost two dozen rounds going back and forth with 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev , of Edmond, Okla. At one point in the competition, you could see the nerves of her father. all eyes were on a six-year-old kindergartner from Oklahoma. There was not a Scripps competition in Fresno County until The Bee stepped forward. "Definitio...

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio criticises Trump's withdrawal from Paris agreement
Leonardo DiCaprio criticises Trump's withdrawal from Paris agreement

Speaking to European business leaders alongside Li, Juncker said EU-China ties are underpinned by "a rules-based global system". "Now, it's the USA that looks like a revisionist power". "I call on them, come and work here with us, to work together on concrete solutions for our climate". To prepare for this new reality, political commentator Ana N...

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  • Spicer refers Russia investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney
Spicer refers Russia investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney

In a strategy shift, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday for the first time referred a reporter's question about the president's actions in regard to the FBI's Russian Federation probe to an outside counsel. Most people are not buying Spicer's explanation of the viral gaffe. The "covfefe" kerfuffle began shortly after mid...

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  • Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner Faces Charges In Sexting Case
Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner Faces Charges In Sexting Case

Weiner paused to compose himself as he read from a letter he prepared for his plea. A likely result of the plea is that Weiner would end up as a registered sex offender, although a final determination has yet to be made, the Times said.

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