Monday, May 29, 2017

From Google 5-29-2017--gun threats to champagne popsicals. As Sen McCain says, "You can't make this stuff up"

Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
AUSTIN - Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas's tough new anti-“sanctuary cities” law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers on the floor below to argue ...

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida, says alcohol 'not involved'

ESPN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tiger Woods was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence early Monday near his home in Jupiter, Florida, according to an online Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office report.

McCain on Kushner backchannel reports: 'I don't like it'

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Washington (CNN) Arizona Sen. John McCain is not pleased about reports that Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.

Trump on missile launch: 'North Korea has shown great disrespect ... but China is trying hard!'

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The day after North Korea fired what appeared to be a ballistic missile that landed in waters off Japan, President Trump called the move a show of "great disrespect" toward China.

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

CNN - ‎5 hours ago‎
Washington (CNN) Two of President Donald Trump's closest aides, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, are keeping their heads down.

Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
ARLINGTON, Va. - President Donald Trump on Monday expressed the nation's “boundless” gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans defending the United States, dedicating his first Memorial Day address as commander in chief to a top Cabinet ...

Emmanuel Macron Challenges Putin on Syria and Gay Rights

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
President Emmanuel Macron of France, left, welcoming his Russian counterpart, Vladimir V. Putin, on Monday at Versailles, near Paris.

How a single sentence from Angela Merkel showed what Trump means to the world

CNN - ‎12 hours ago‎
Washington (CNN) On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel uttered a single sentence that speaks to how fundamentally President Donald Trump has reshaped -- and will continue to reshape -- the world, and America's place in it.

Tiger kills zookeeper in apparent 'freak accident'

CNN - ‎7 hours ago‎
(CNN) A tiger killed a zookeeper in an enclosure at Hamerton Zoo Park in the hamlet of Steeple Gidding, near Cambridge, United Kingdom, according to the Cambridgeshire Constabulary's Facebook page.

What The Fuck Is Wrong With You, Ivanka Trump? - ‎8 hours ago‎
This Memorial Day, instead of remembering the men and women who have fought for - and died for - America and its ideals and freedoms, Ivanka Trump wants you to make champagne popsicles.

Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a “Trump Free Speech Rally” and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate and could be dangerous after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they ...

Suspect knew most of those slain in Mississippi murders, police say

CNN - ‎9 hours ago‎
(CNN) When police arrived at the home, along a skinny rural road in Bogue Chitto, south-central Mississippi, they found three women dead, along with the body of Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy William Durr, authorities say.

Texas Legislature wraps up work, gavels out of session — for now

Fort Worth Star Telegram - ‎23 minutes ago‎
As Texas lawmakers wrapped up their regular 140-day session Monday, they were put on notice by Gov. Greg Abbott that they might soon be back to complete unfinished business.

Two dead, agencies continue search for missing child in Provo River

Daily Herald - ‎34 minutes ago‎
A Search and Rescue member wades the Provo River in search of a missing 6-year-old girl who fell in Monday, May 29, 2017. Multiple agencies from across Utah County responded to the search Monday afternoon and retrieved two unresponsive adults who ...

British Airways expects full operations at London airports after IT collapse

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
London (CNN) British Airways said its IT systems are back up and a full flight schedule is planned Tuesday at London's airports, where thousands of passengers were stranded because of the breakdown.

Russia Squares Up to Boeing and Airbus With Its First Post-Soviet Passenger Jet

Fortune - ‎17 hours ago‎
Russia carried out the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger plane on Sunday, its first post-Soviet foray into production of a mainline commercial aircraft which it hopes will rival those of its Western competitors.

Most Chipotle restaurants hacked with credit card stealing malware

CNNMoney - ‎May 28, 2017‎
A cybersecurity attack that hit most Chipotle restaurants allowed hackers to steal credit card information from customers, the burrito chain confirmed.

Tesla Model 3's radical single screen dashboard revealed

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Now, the latest shots of Telsa testing the car may have revealed one of its final secrets - what the interior will look like. The shots, taken near Tesla's headquarters in Palo Alto, California, reveal the car has a single screen and no traditional ...

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