University of Maryland student charged in stabbing death

A visiting student from Bowie State University was stabbed to death over University of Maryland’s graduation weekend.

Sean Christopher Urbanski of Severna Park faces charges of first- and second-degree murder as well as first-degree assault for the alleged attack that took place early Saturday, police said.

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President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address | whitehouse.gov

For Immediate Release

May 19, 2017 President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address

My fellow Americans,   This weekend I begin my first trip overseas as president – a trip with historic significance for the American people.   I will be visiting with the leaders in many different countries to strengthen our old friendships, build new partnerships, and unite the civilized world in a fight against terrorism.   In that spirit of unity…..

Source: President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address | whitehouse.gov

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North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korean officials say

In its latest weapons test, North Korea on Sunday launched a ballistic missile that flew more than 300 miles east from an area near Pyongyang, South Korea’s military said.

An official from South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile appeared to be similar in range and apogee to a midrange solid-fuel missile that North Korea fired in February.

Source: North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korean officials say

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Indy 500 driver fractures pelvis, hip in fiery crash in qualifying race – CBS News

INDIANAPOLIS — Sebastien Bourdais will have surgery Saturday night to repair a fractured pelvis suffered in a fiery crash during Indianapolis 500 qualifying.

Track officials said doctors at Indiana University Methodist Hospital reported that the 38-year-old has multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip.

Source: Indy 500 driver fractures pelvis, hip in fiery crash in qualifying race – CBS News

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Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week’s WCry worm spread so widely

Chief among the revelations: more than 97 percent of infections hit computers running Windows 7, according to attacks seen by antivirus provider Kaspersky Lab. By contrast, infected Windows XP machines were practically non-existent, and those XP PCs that were compromised were likely manually infected by their owners for testing purposes. That’s according to Costin Raiu, director of Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team, who spoke to Ars.

Source: Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week’s WCry worm spread so widely

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Man dies after being shot inside South Side bar | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Police said a passerby told an officer, who was working a secondary detail at Thirteen Eleven, that shots were fired inside the nearby Rowdy Buck at 1321 East Carson Street.

At around 12:40 a.m., the officer and others from Zone 3 approached the Rowdy Buck and found a 25-year-old man on the sidewalk shot multiple times in the abdomen.

He was transported to UPMC Mercy where he was pronounced dead at 1:12 a.m.

Source: Man dies after being shot inside South Side bar | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Nathan’s, Curtis Hot Dogs Recalled For Metal In Packages « CBS Pittsburgh

Ready-to-eat hot dogs from John Morrell and Co. are being recalled due to the possibility of metal in the packaging.

The following products are being recalled:

  • 14 oz. packages of Nathan’s Skinless 8 Beef Franks with a Use By date of Aug. 19, 2017
  • 16 oz. packages of Curtis Beef Master Beef Franks with a Use By date of June 15, 2017

Source: Nathan’s, Curtis Hot Dogs Recalled For Metal In Packages « CBS Pittsburgh

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82 Chibok Girls Abducted By Boko Haram Reunite With Families In Nigeria : The Two-Way : NPR

In an emotional reunion, 82 of the Chibok girls hugged their families for the first time since they were abducted by Boko Haram militants in 2014. The girls will remain in government care for now.

“Today I thank God, my daughter is alive,” Yahi Bulata told NPR’s Ofeibea Quist-Arcton as he hugged his now 21-year-old daughter, Comfort Bulus Bulata. He said he hoped she would now be able to continue her education. Mothers sang a song of thanks.

Source: 82 Chibok Girls Abducted By Boko Haram Reunite With Families In Nigeria : The Two-Way : NPR

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Fighters Escort American Jet After Attempted Cockpit Breach

F-22 fighters were scrambled to escort jetliner to Honolulu

The incident added to fears about flight safety as the Trump administration has warned of a heightened risk that terrorists could use laptops to conceal explosives. Homeland Security is considering banning electronic devices larger than mobile phones from airline cabins on flights from Europe to the U.S. A prohibition was adopted in March for flights from 10 Middle Eastern and North African airports.

Source: Fighters Escort American Jet After Attempted Cockpit Breach

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Federal judge dismisses ‘clock boy’ lawsuit in Texas | Daily Mail Online

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Ahmed Mohamed’s father, saying he could not prove his son was intentionally discriminated against by his Irving, Texas school because of his religion.

  •  A federal judge ruled both the city of Irving, Texas and the school district do not owe damages to Ahmed Mohamed’s family
  • In 2015 his teacher at MacArthur High School called the police because she thought a clock Ahmed made was a ticking bomb

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Man used knife, propane tank to attack father, police say | TribLIVE

Washington Township police arrested a man Wednesday on charges that he attacked his father, threatened him with a knife and swung a propane tank at him during an argument over alcohol.

Police said officers were called to a residence on Apple Drive for a domestic disturbance between Kody Allen Kurkowski, 24, and his father, who was restraining Kurkowski when they arrived.

Source: Man used knife, propane tank to attack father, police say | TribLIVE

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Flanigan set to make history in Greensburg district judge race | TribLIVE

Assistant district attorney and former Common Pleas Court law clerk Chris Flanigan, 54, defeated retired Greensburg police Detective Sgt. Henry Fontana, 54; assistant public defender and private attorney John Sweeney, 57; and former Greensburg police officer Eugene “Geno” Zulisky, 51, on both ballots by double digits, according to unofficial results with all 15 precincts reporting.

Source: Flanigan set to make history in Greensburg district judge race | TribLIVE

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At $110.5 Million, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Painting Becomes Priciest U.S. Artwork Ever Sold : The Two-Way : NPR

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s untitled painting of a skull is displayed behind an official with Sotheby’s, which offered the media a preview earlier this month. On Thursday, the work sold for $110.5 million — the highest sum ever paid at auction for a work by a U.S. artist. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Jean-Michel Basquiat joined “joined the pantheon of great, great artists” Thursday night, when the late painter’s 1982 work Untitled sold for a record-breaking $110.5 million at auction — the highest sum ever paid at auction for a U.S.-produced artwork

Source: At $110.5 Million, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Painting Becomes Priciest U.S. Artwork Ever Sold : The Two-Way : NPR

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