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Witnesses: 'There was nobody getting that baby back from that gorilla'
CNN
(CNN) The screams of a terrified crowd may have made the situation even more dangerous as a gorilla manhandled a 3-year-old boy who had slipped into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday. Kimberley Ann Perkins O'Connor told CNN that she ...
Cincinnati Zoo Says Killing Gorilla to Save Boy Was Right DecisionWall Street Journal
Cincinnati Zoo Director Explains Why Staff Didn't Tranquilize Harambe the GorillaPeople Magazine
The Latest: Jack Hanna backs decision to kill gorilla at zooWashington Post
USA TODAY -New York Daily News -Fox News -CBS News
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Washington Post

Trump's movement campaign needs adjustments at margins
Washington Post
TAMPA, Fla. — Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama. The billionaire businessman depended almost exclusively ...

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CBS News

Holder: Snowden did "public service," but should still stand trial
CBS News
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Edward Snowden performed a "public service" in stoking a national debate about secret domestic surveillance programs, but he should still return to the U.S. to stand trial, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said in a podcast ...
Eric Holder Makes A Small Crack In The Wall Of Official Hostility Towards Edward SnowdenForbes
Snowden leaks were "public service," says former US Attorney GeneralChristian Science Monitor
Eric Holder: Edward Snowden performed a 'public service'CNET
Slate Magazine (blog) -The Verge -USA TODAY -TheBlaze.com
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The Denver Post

News Wrap: 'We have to do better' by our vets, Obama says at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, on his last Memorial Day as commander-in-chief, President Obama paid tribute to the nation's veterans and made special mention of the American soldiers who died this past year in Iraq and Afghanistan. Also, more than 50 ...
Honoring our fallen heroes on Memorial DayUSA TODAY
President Obama Calls for True Remembrance of Nation's Fallen Through ActionsABC News
Obama, marking Memorial Day, calls on Americans to remember 'those from whom we asked everything'Los Angeles Times
Department of Defense -KRQE News 13 -The Denver Post -Huffington Post
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Washington Post

Donald Trump speaks at Rolling Thunder rally
Washington Post
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Sunday that illegal immigrants receive better care than the nation's veterans, electrifying an overwhelmingly supportive crowd at the annual Rolling Thunder tribute to the armed forces.
Donald Trump and Bikers Share Affection at Rolling Thunder RallyNew York Times
Draft Dodger Donald Trump Gets Heros Welcome at Rolling ThunderDaily Beast
Trump invokes MLK at DC biker rallyPolitico
NBCNews.com -Bloomberg -BBC News -The Hill (blog)
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ESPN

Baylor AD Ian McCaw quits same day Jim Grobe named interim coach
ESPN
Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw stepped down Monday, not long after the school named former Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe as its interim football coach. McCaw, in a statement released by Baylor early Monday night, said "after much reflection and ...
Baylor AD Ian McCaw resignsNBCSports.com
Baylor to hire former Wake Forest coach Jim GrobeFOXSports.com
Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw to resign 'in the near future,' per reportSB Nation
USA TODAY -CBSSports.com -Bleacher Report -Yahoo Sports (blog)
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U.S. News & World Report

White House Back to Normal After Object Thrown Over Its Gate
Bloomberg
The White House returned to normal operations Monday afternoon, ending a lockdown that ensued after someone threw a metal object over the fence along Pennsylvania Avenue, the U.S. Secret Service reported. Uniformed Secret Service officers ...
Metal object thrown over White House north fenceWashington Post
White House back to normal after security lockdownReuters
Suspicious package puts White House on lockdownThe Hill (blog)
International Business Times -Huffington Post -WTOP -CBS News
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NPR

Chad's Former President Hissène Habré Found Guilty Of War Crimes
NPR
After an unprecedented trial, the former president of Chad has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity by a court in Senegal. NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reports that former President Hissène Habré ruled for eight years until 1990.
Victims cheer Chad ex-dictator's life sentenceYahoo News
Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abusesU.S. News & World Report
Chad's ex-leader Habre, Cold War-era ally of West, gets life in prison for atrocitiesReuters
KTVQ Billings News -Voice of America -International Business Times -Human Rights Watch
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ESPN

Gary Bettman: Expansion decision soon, Olympic play in doubt
ESPN
PITTSBURGH -- The NHL is nearing an expansion decision, commissioner Gary Bettman announced Monday before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals. "I'm not going to handicap what is going to happen," Bettman said during his state of the union news ...
Bettman: Expansion process likely finalized in JuneNHL.com
NHL offers pessimism on Olympics, intrigue on expansion rulesYahoo Sports (blog)
Gary Bettman talks NHL expansion, Olympics and replay: 5 things to knowCBSSports.com
Atlanta Journal Constitution -Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia -Las Vegas Review-Journal -Sporting News
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TheBlaze.com

Famed Physicist Stephen Hawking Weighs in on Trump: 'He's a Demagogue...'
TheBlaze.com
LONDON (TheBlaze/AP) — Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can't understand Donald Trump's popularity. Hawking tells ITV's “Good Morning Britain” show Tuesday that ...
Stephen Hawking doesn't get Donald Trump's popularityUSA TODAY
Stephen Hawking: Trump's popularity inexplicable and Brexit spells disasterThe Guardian
Britain needs to stay in EU to protect scientific research from Tory cuts, warns Prof HawkingHerald Scotland
BT.com
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Local News For Lansing, MI


Lansing State Journal

PUTNAM: ATHENA comes home to Lansing birthplace
Lansing State Journal
LANSING - In 1982, businesswoman Martha Mayhood Mertz often found herself as the only female in the room. At that time, she was the sole woman on the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She decided to do something about that.


Lansing State Journal

Couch: Mexican legend, local stars mix on Lansing women's soccer team
Lansing State Journal
LANSING – At 36 years old, coming back from a foot injury and playing her final summer of organized soccer, Fatima Leyva sticks out like a sore big toe. She's that good. And, for the next two months, she's Lansing's own. Leyva, once the captain of the ...


Lansing State Journal

Corunna distance standout eyes strong final week
Lansing State Journal
Noah Jacobs has already captured Greater Lansing championships in cross country and track. The Corunna standout distance runner will try to capture another one on the oval Tuesday. Fresh off helping Corunna capture the Division 2 state title at the ...

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WILX-TV

Lansing Police investigate shots fired through apartment floor
WILX-TV
Lansing, MI - Lansing Police responded to a south side apartment, after a second floor resident says gunshots were fired through his floor. It happened last night shortly before 9 p.m.,, at an apartment near Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and ...

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With grant from MIT, students use tech to solve problems
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
STOCKBRIDGE, Mich. (AP) — After months of work, students from the Lansing area are crossing the state with a high-tech tool this week to watch an effort to stop sea lampreys, which are a scourge of the Great Lakes. A group of Stockbridge High School ...

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Lansing State Journal

Putnam: First Lansing Honor Flight set for WWII vets
Lansing State Journal
LANSING – A U.S. Army veteran from Holt will be on the first Mid-Michigan Honor Flight to fly from Lansing to visit the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C.. Garnie L. Taylor, 95, will join about 60 veterans, most of them WWII era, June 8 for a day in the ...

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Lansing State Journal

Memorial Day weekend kicks off beach season
Lansing State Journal
LANSING - Six-year-old Alana Dawson practiced a perfect gymnastics dismount as she swung off an arched bar. A few dozen children played around her, squealing in delight as they stood under the spitting snake and other assorted spray structures in the ...


WILX-TV

Cristo Rey holds annual fiesta
WILX-TV
Tens of thousands of people flocked to the Cirsto Rey church in Lansing this weekend, but it wasn't just for a Sunday service. Instead, it's the annual Cristo Rey fiesta. Crowds from all over mid-Michigan headed to Lansing to celebrate Memorial day ...

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Lansing State Journal

Staudt: UM softball coach proud of Lansing ties
Lansing State Journal
Michigan softball coach Carol Hutchins says she still thinks of Lansing as home from the standpoint she has three siblings living in this area, she attended Lansing Everett High School, played softball for the old Lansing Laurels and played basketball ...


Lansing State Journal

Lansing reflects on fallen ahead of Memorial Day
Lansing State Journal
LANSING — On Saturday, residents and officials took time to commemorate the fallen, no matter when they made the ultimate sacrifice, in two separate ceremonies. "We remember, we remember, we remember and we honor them all," Vietnam veteran and ...
Lansing Fire Department holds memorial service for fallen firefightersWILX-TV
Lansing Fire Department remembers fallen firefightersWLNS

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