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  1. Texas House rejects attempts to strengthen ‘bathroom bill’

    05.27 / 00:28 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    AUSTIN, Texas – Texas’ Republican House speaker says he won’t work anymore on a “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people, putting the hotly debated legislation in jeopardy. House Speaker Joe Straus said Friday it was “absurd” how much time lawmakers have spent prioritizing efforts to pass a North Carolina-style law that would restrict bathroom rules for The post Texas House rejects attempts to strengthen ‘bathroom bill’ appeared…
  2. White House to share information about lobbyist waivers

    05.27 / 00:07 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    WASHINGTON – The White House is preparing to post to its website information about waivers it has granted to ex-lobbyists working in the president’s office. Spokeswoman Lindsay Walters says the information will be available before the Thursday deadline set by the Office of Government Ethics. A letter Friday from the Office of Management and Budget The post White House to share information about lobbyist waivers appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  3. Missouri museum to display Confederate battle flag

    05.26 / 23:04 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – At a time Confederate symbols are being purged from public sites, a northeast Missouri museum is putting a restored Confederacy flag on permanent inside display, calling it “a teachable moment.” The museum in the 3,300-resident Mississippi River town of Louisiana plans to unveil the donated, framed 34-inch-by-58-inch flag Saturday to coincide The post Missouri museum to display Confederate battle flag appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and…
  4. Workers dangle from cables after partial building collapse

    05.26 / 22:22 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    OAKLAND, Calif. – Scaffolding and wet concrete gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday, leaving construction workers dangling from metal cables and rebar and injuring at least 19 people, officials said. The partial collapse occurred after workers had laid down what appeared to be a concrete second floor The post Workers dangle from cables after partial building collapse appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  5. Next for Montana’s new congressman: Day in court, then DC

    05.26 / 21:37 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    BOZEMAN, Mont. – Montana’s new congressman hasn’t even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020. First things first though for Greg Gianforte, who has to deal with a misdemeanour assault charge he received the day before the election after witnesses said he The post Next for Montana’s new congressman: Day in court, then DC appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  6. Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

    05.26 / 21:37 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    NORFOLK, Va. – A federal judge has tossed out two life sentences for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In a ruling issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson in Norfolk said Malvo is entitled to new sentencing hearings after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that mandatory The post Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  7. At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt

    05.26 / 20:34 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    CAIRO – Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and Egypt responded by launching airstrikes against what it said were militant training bases in Libya. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi announced the retaliatory action hours after the bus was riddled with machine-gun fire The post At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  8. Trump ‘evolving’ on climate action, pressured by Europeans

    05.26 / 20:34 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    TAORMINA, Italy – Forceful face-to-face talks this week with fellow world leaders left President Donald Trump “more knowledgeable” and with “evolving” views about the global climate accord he’s threatened to abandon, a top White House official said Friday. Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial U.S. leadership is in supporting international efforts. The post Trump ‘evolving’ on climate action, pressured by Europeans…
  9. Trump criticizes German trade surplus, again

    05.26 / 19:50 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    TAORMINA, Italy – President Donald Trump has criticized Germany’s trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point. As the leaders of seven wealthy democracies gathered for difficult talks on trade and climate change, Germany’s Der Spiegel reported that The post Trump criticizes German trade surplus, again appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  10. Iraqis demand ‘justice’ after US probe into Mosul strike

    05.26 / 19:50 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    MOSUL, Iraq – Little has changed at the scene of the al-Jadida airstrike that killed more than 100 civilians more than two months ago and ratcheted up pressure on the U.S.-led coalition to address allegations of mounting civilian casualties in the fight against the Islamic State group. While bulldozers have cleared the main street of The post Iraqis demand ‘justice’ after US probe into Mosul strike appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  11. Trump pushes on terror, listens on climate at G-7

    05.26 / 19:07 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    TAORMINA, Italy – In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, with the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of co-operation. He faced a far cooler reception in Europe, where he has gone The post Trump pushes on terror, listens on climate at G-7 appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  12. 19 California workers hurt in partial building site collapse

    05.26 / 19:07 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    OAKLAND, Calif. – Officials say scaffolding and wet concrete apparently gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area, injuring at least 19 workers. Hospital spokesman Clayton Warren said emergency crews transported the injured from Friday’s partial collapse at a construction site in Oakland to Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and two The post 19 California workers hurt in partial building site collapse appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  13. Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer

    05.26 / 19:07 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    ATMORE, Ala. – Alabama’s quest to kill an inmate who spent decades on death row for murder became a high-stakes game of beat the clock after the U.S. Supreme Court finally cleared the way for his execution. Faced with a deluge of last-minute defence appeals and a legal deadline of midnight to execute Tommy Arthur The post Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  14. Daughter to bury father missing for 50 years in Vietnam

    05.26 / 19:07 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    SAN DIEGO – More than half a century ago, Deborah Crosby was sent home from the first grade to find military officers in her living room and her mother distraught: Her father’s Navy plane had been shot down in northern Vietnam, and he was presumed dead, though his body had not been found. Her mother The post Daughter to bury father missing for 50 years in Vietnam appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  15. Mexico’s ruling party faces more hurdles to maintain power

    05.26 / 19:07 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    ECATEPEC, Mexico – At a recent political rally in this crime-ridden Mexico City suburb, next year’s presidential election was discussed as much as the upcoming June 4 vote for governor in the country’s most populous state. The banner stretched across the stage carried the face of Delfina Gomez, a teacher-turned-politician with the leftist Morena party The post Mexico’s ruling party faces more hurdles to maintain power appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News…
  16. Q&A: A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel ban

    05.26 / 18:44 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    SEATTLE – A Virginia-based federal appeals court pulled no punches in refusing to reinstate President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, with judges in the 10-3 majority calling the administration’s action discriminatory and its reasoning nonsensical. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion Thursday upheld a Maryland judge’s decision to block the travel ban from The post Q&A: A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel ban appeared first on The Lethbridge…
  17. Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

    05.26 / 18:44 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban “drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination.” Citing the president’s duty to protect the country from terrorism, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that the Justice Department will ask the high court The post Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court appeared first on The Lethbridge…
  18. Clinton: Trump budget an ‘attack of unimaginable cruelty’

    05.26 / 18:44 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    WELLESLEY, Mass. – Hillary Clinton didn’t mention Donald Trump by name, but she peppered her Wellesley College commencement address Friday with barbs aimed at her rival in last year’s presidential election. The former Democratic presidential nominee took aim at Trump’s proposed budget, calling it “an attack of unimaginable cruelty on the most vulnerable among us” The post Clinton: Trump budget an ‘attack of unimaginable cruelty’ appeared…
  19. Kennedys discuss JFK’s legacy 100 years after his birth

    05.26 / 18:44 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    BOSTON – John F. Kennedy didn’t make it even halfway to 100 – a milestone he might have celebrated next week – but the slain U.S. president’s legacy is being lived out by members of his family. The nation’s 35th president was born on May 29, 1917, in the leafy Boston suburb of Brookline. Before The post Kennedys discuss JFK’s legacy 100 years after his birth appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  20. Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, couple, friends

    05.26 / 18:44 lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridgeherald.com - World
    LONDON – The bombing at a Manchester concert on Monday night claimed the lives of 22 people, many of them teenagers and their parents. They include a teenage couple who died together and two mothers picking up their daughters. All left behind many fond memories for their friends and family. ___ Lisa Lees was picking The post Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, couple, friends appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…