Masters changes Sunday tee times ahead of weather

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Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(AUGUSTA, Ga.) —  The Masters final round tee times have been adjusted due to potential severe weather Sunday afternoon.

Players will be grouped in threesomes with the first tee time scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m ET off the No. 1 and No. 10 holes.

Leader Francesco Molinari (-13) will be paired with Tiger Woods (-11) and Tony Finau (-11). They will tee off at 9:20 a.m ET.

“The safety of everyone on our grounds is paramount,” said Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament. “We also believe the earlier start will give us the best opportunity to complete the Masters on Sunday. This decision should benefit everyone – the players, our patrons and our fans watching around the world. Given the competitiveness and drama of this year’s Tournament, we look forward to an exciting conclusion tomorrow.”

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Posted On 13 Apr 2019

Freshman congresswoman Omar responds to President Trump’s tweet

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  Minnesota Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar vowed her “unwavering love” for America on Twitter Saturday after President Trump and conservatives criticized comments she made about 9/11.

“I did not run for Congress to be silent,” she wrote.” No one person – no matter how corrupt, inept, or vicious – can threaten my unwavering love for America,” she continued, without naming Trump directly. “Thank you for standing with me – against an administration that ran on banning Muslims from this country – to fight for the America we all deserve.”

On Friday, the president tweeted a video that used footage of 9/11 with comments Omar made at the Council on American-Islamic Relations. The 43-second video captures Omar saying “some people hit something,” in reference to terrorists who killed thousands when they crashed planes into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. The video, which features dramatic music and video of the chaos in downtown Manhattan, asks “Some people hit something?”

But it does not show the entirety of Omar’s comments.

“For far too long we have lived with the discomfort of being a second-class citizen and, frankly, I’m tired of it, and every single Muslim in this country should be tired of it,” Omar said at CAIR in California last March. “CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties.”

Omar went on to say that the 9/11 attacks changed how Muslims are viewed in America, and encouraged Muslims to not tolerate being treated as “second-class” citizens.

But conservatives viewed Omar’s comments as dismissive of 9/11.

“First Member of Congress to ever describe terrorists who killed thousands of Americans on 9/11 as “some people who did something.” Unbelievable,” wrote Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw.

Democrats quickly came to Omar’s defense, and suggested the president’s tweet took Omar’s words out of context and could potentially endanger Omar. Last week, a man was arrested for threatening to kill Omar because she is Muslim.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi tweeted that the president should not use images of 9/11 for political purposes.

“The memory of 9/11 is sacred ground, and any discussion of it must be done with reverence. The President shouldn’t use the painful images of 9/11 for a political attack,” Pelosi wrote.

Fellow Democratic freshman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called on Democrats to respond to Trump’s tweet and said that Omar’s “life is in danger.”

“Members of Congress have a duty to respond to the President’s explicit attack today.@IlhanMN’s life is in danger. For our colleagues to be silent is to be complicit in the outright, dangerous targeting of a member of Congress,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote.

Democratic presidential hopefuls also hit back at Trump’s tweet.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg accused the president of inciting hate and violence.

“Someone has already been charged with a serious threat on Congresswoman Omar’s life,” Klobuchar wrote. “The video the President chose to send out today will only incite more hate. You can disagree with her words—as I have done before—but this video is wrong. Enough.”

For his part, Buttigieg tweeted that “[t]he threats against the life of @IlhanMN make clear what is at stake if we fail to to do this, and to beat back hate in all all its forms.”

“After 9/11 we all said we were changed,” he wrote in one of a series of tweets. “That we were stronger and more united. That’s what ‘never forget’ was about. Now, a president uses that dark day to incite his base against a member of Congress, as if for sport. As if we learned nothing that day about the workings of hate.”

For his part, Buttigieg tweeted that “[t]he threats against the life of @IlhanMN make clear what is at stake if we fail to to do this, and to beat back hate in all all its forms.”

“After 9/11 we all said we were changed,” he wrote in one of a series of tweets. “That we were stronger and more united. That’s what ‘never forget’ was about. Now, a president uses that dark day to incite his base against a member of Congress, as if for sport. As if we learned nothing that day about the workings of hate.”

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Posted On 13 Apr 2019

8 US servicemen killed during World War II honored in Italy on 75th anniversary

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Phoebe Natanson/ABC News(ROME) —  Seventy-five years after eight U.S. servicemen were summarily shot at a hermitage on the top of a mount overlooking the Italian village of Montebuono during World War II, local Italian and foreign residents came together to honor them.

The village organized more than 20 four-wheel drive vehicles to take roughly 80 participants, including local dignitaries and NATO representatives from the U.S., U.K. and Canada, to the commemorative ceremony on Saturday. The event included the town band playing the American and Italian national anthems, the unveiling of a new plaque and the laying of wreaths.

The eight servicemen had lived on the run for more than two months after escaping from an unmarked German prisoner-of-war train, which was travelling up through Italy to Germany. It had been repeatedly struck by U.S. B-52s on January 28, 1944, as it was crossing the Allerona Bridge, north of Orvieto in central Italy.

Little was known about the tragedy until documents were uncovered and a monument was erected near the rebuilt bridge in 2012.

Over 1,000 Allied American, Britons, South African and other POWs were on the train locked in about 50 cars being escorted by the retreating Germans. Ten cars were believed to have been destroyed.

It is still not known exactly how many of the POWs died but estimates range from 200 to 600.

Local people who came to help with the wounded described seeing a scene of chaos and horror and a “mountain of corpses,” according to The Guardian. Records of great heroism have emerged as POWs helped the wounded or freed others still locked in the rail cars.

Approximately 200 people were wounded and were taken to nearby hospitals. A large number escaped across the hills, some heading south to try to reach the Allied lines, while others hid out waiting for the friendly troops to reach them on their northward thrust.

Some of the escaped POWs were recaptured and put back on trains to Germany and others caught escaping were shot. Historian Jane Kinrade Dethick, who has meticulously researched POWs in Italy, told ABC News that approximately 500 who weren’t wounded or killed escaped.

“Some were captured that day, some were captured after a week, some were captured after three months and some were never captured,” she said.

Not much is known about the eight remembered on Saturday — about how they were hidden at the hermitage and what their plan was to survive.

“All we know is that they were woken up one morning and killed, shot dead by the German military police who had the task of rounding up deserters from the Italian army, partisans and escaped prisoners of war,” Kinrade Dethick said. “Why they didn’t arrest them and take them to their command, which is what normally happened, we do not know because there was nobody else there to tell us.

“They didn’t leave us any written records,” she added.

Kinrade Dethick said three weeks earlier the group met an American airman whose plane had been shot down. He, too, was on the run, she said.

“They gave him their names and addresses and military numbers and when he joined up with Allied troops he told them about the eight,” she added.

Dethick said there are two possibilities: that someone told the Germans about the Americans hiding on the hill, or that the servicemen fell into a net, since German police would scour the area to locate enemies shooting at them.

‘’They were there to capture the POW who may have joined the partisans or the partisans who they called ‘bandits,'” she said. “Basically, they were after anyone who posed a threat to their military.”

The organization run by the Vatican may have known the servicemen, and someone in town, perhaps the priest, gave them money to buy food, Dethick believes.

The town continues to remember the soldiers every year and makes an annual pilgrimage to the hermitage. People in the town remembered their parents giving them bread and food and recounted hearing repeated shots from up on the hill.

Nello Lucchetti, an 88-year old local, remembers when he was just 13, climbing up to the hermitage after they were shot and seeing the eight bodies lying in a line on the ground.

Harry Schindler, a 97-year-old UK veteran who landed at Anzio in 1944 and still lives in Italy, came to the ceremony to pay his respects.

“My war is not over,’’ he told ABC News as his book, which recounts life in Italy during World War II, is entitled.

“I am still getting letters from grandchildren of people who fought in the war wanting to know more,” he said.

Speaking to the townsfolk after the ceremony, Schindler recounted the immense kindness of the Italians who helped the Allied soldiers.

“The war would have been longer, more horrible, without that partisan help that liberated Italy,” he said. “If we really want to remember these eight soldiers, we must explain what war was, not just how horrible war was – the deaths – but about the loss of freedom, how one couldn’t talk freely then and how we must work for peace and freedom.

“We have to make sure that our children will not have to do what we had to do, when the 1st World War ended,” he warned. “The whole world said, ‘Never again,’ but in only 20 years, they were involved in another war.”

He added that everyone should be indebted to the eight servicemen and the “thousands of young men who died when they came to Italy to remove a regime.”

“We won, and so democracy and freedom returned to Italy,” he added. “And when we came to Italy, the Italians, good people, helped us.”

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Tennessee police searching for teen who allegedly stole truck with gun inside

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Clarksville Police Department(MURFRESSBORO, Tenn.) —  Police in Tennessee are asking for the public’s help in finding a 16-year-old — with a long juvenile arrest history — who allegedly escaped a detention center and stole a pick-up truck that is believed to have a gun inside.

Tai Harrell was in custody at Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center for 10 counts of aggravated assault, felony reckless endangerment, evading arrest and leaving the scene of an accident until he escaped on Thursday, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.

Harrell, who is from Clarksville, was seen on surveillance video in a parking lot nearby the detention center wearing black-and-white striped prison gear.

Harrell allegedly stole a gray 2019 Toyota Tundra with a loaded weapon inside the truck, according to Murfreesboro Police. He may be driving on Interstate 24 toward Clarksville and is armed and dangerous, officials said.

The teen has picked up 24 juvenile petitions since October 2018 for his connection to property- and traffic-related crimes. Harrell has been linked to multiple incidents of auto theft, credit card fraud and evading police, according to Clarksville Police Department. The police department announced on its Facebook page that it “will not hesitate to criminally charge anyone who chooses to hide or assist Harrell.”

Harrell is a black, 5-foot-6-inch-tall male. He has a tattoo of Bart Simpson with black hair on his right forearm and the numbers 410 on his left forearm.

Anyone with information can call 911; contact Detective Bartel at 931-648-0656, ext. 5144; contact the tips line at 931-645-8477, or go online and submit a tip anonymously.

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Phoenix man killed his wife, 2 kids and friend over suspicions of an affair: Police

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iStock/kali9(PHOENIX) —  A Phoenix man is charged with four murders and multiple assaults after allegedly killing his wife, two of their children and a friend over apparent suspicions that his wife was having an affair with his brother — who was not among the victims, officials said this week.

While in custody, suspect Austin Smith told police that “in God’s eyes it was alright for him to deal with someone in this manner who been involved in adultery or an extramarital affair,” Phoenix Police Sgt. Tommy Thompson at a press conference on Friday. “Under his religious beliefs he believes that it was okay.”

It’s unclear what religion Smith practices, Thompson said.

On Thursday, police were called to the scene of an apartment complex in Glendale, Arizona — a city about nine miles northwest of downtown Phoenix — where they found the body of Ron Freeman, 46, as well as an unidentified woman, 47, with multiple gunshot wounds and an unidentified man with unspecified injuries.

Police said they apprehended Smith, 30, fleeing that scene. Once in police custody, he allegedly led authorities to the scene of an even more horrific crime — at his own home.

Officials said that Smith had returned home from a local bar around 8 p.m., full of suspicion over the perceived infidelity and confronted his wife, who denied the accusation.

Authorities said the only survivor at Smith’s family home was the couple’s 3-year-old daughter.

“It it from my understanding that he elected not to shoot the 3-years-old, she was under the bed when officers got to her,” said Thompson.

He then headed to Glendale and shot Freeman after the family friend told Smith he would be crazy to believe his wife was cheating on him, according to authorities.

Inside Smith’s car, police found a 9mm handgun, a .45 caliber handgun and a .223 caliber rifle they believe were used in the shootings, according to the probable cause statement.

Smith was charged on Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court for the quadruple murder and held on $2 million bail. He is also charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated assault.

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5-year old thrown off balcony at Mall of America being treated: Police

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KSTP-TV(BLOOMINGTON, Minn.) —  The 5-year-old who was thrown from the third floor of the Mall of America in Minnesota continues to be treated for life-threatening injuries as details emerge about the attack, police said.

“This was a tough one,” Bloomington Police Chief Jeff Potts said in a press conference on Saturday afternoon, describing the scene upon his arrival at the mall on Friday as “gutwrenching.”

On Friday, 24-year old Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda allegedly threw the child, who has not been identified, from the third floor of the mall, police said. The child was with at least one of their parents at the time of the incident.

“This is just under a 40-foot fall,” Potts told reporters. He noted that there were many eyewitnesses and video of the incident.

Police do not think there is a relationship between Aranda and the child, but the Minneapolis resident has a history with the police, including a July 2015 incident where he threw an object from one of the floors at the same mall. Aranda was arrested for obstruction, disorderly conduct and damage to property, according to the Bloomington Police.

Later that same year, he had two altercations at local restaurants, including one in which he refused to pay his bill. In a separate 2015 incident, Aranda threw a glass at an employee at a restaurant and was arrested and charged with trespassing, fifth-degree assault, obstructing the legal process and disorderly conduct, police said.

On Saturday, Potts declined to give specifics about Aranda’s mental health but said some of the previous cases had been handled in mental health courts. Potts also pointed out that there had been prior convictions, and said that Aranda had previously been on a trespass notice at the Mall of America but that such notices usually expire after six-month or one-year increments — Aranda’s prior arrests were in 2015.

Potts said prosecutors would finalize charges by Monday at noon.

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Prostitution coming under scrutiny in Amsterdam, red-light capital of the world

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Lukas Schulze – UEFA / Contributor / Getty Images(AMSTERDAM) — Amsterdam has long been held as the model for the modern sex industry, with prostitution legalized and rebranded as part of the leisure industry.

Until now, that is.

The tide is changing in the Netherlands, a small European country, nestled northwest of Germany on the North Sea, as over 45,000 mostly young people have signed a petition pushing to discourage prostitution by penalizing those who pay for sex — despite objection from the country’s sex workers.

Led by a social media campaign called “I Am Priceless,” the petition passed the 40,000 signatures needed to launch a debate by lawmakers in the Dutch Parliament. The signatures will be handed over to Parliament on Tuesday after they are checked to ensure they belong to eligible voters.

“The mood has changed. Buying sex is just wrong,” said Natasja Bos, one of two co-founders of the Christian and feminist-inspired protest group Exxpose, which put forward the petition. “The ‘Nordic’ model of prostitution laws, where it is not acceptable that women or people in general are a product to be sold, is in the ascendent.”

Prostitution has been legal in the Netherlands since 1999, allowing the buying and selling of sex between “consenting adults.”

“We were trying to tell people what is really happening in prostitution because a lot of Dutch people think it is all really happy people choosing to sell sex,” Bos told ABC News.

Bos added that there are workers who want to leave the profession who were abused as children, had PTSD symptons, and were addicted to alcohol and drugs.

The number of Dutch sex workers has dropped in recent years with thousands of women, many from Eastern Europe, arriving to Amsterdam’s fabled red-light district, De Wallen, to take their place. De Wallen is a go-to place for international sex tourism, where sex workers offer their services for approximately 50 euros, or $57, officials told ABC News.

Many of the country’s sex workers disagree with the petition, though. They’re concerned that their employment and their safety will be affected.

“We are totally in shock,” said Caroline, a sex worker in Holland, whom ABC News agreed to identify by a pseudonym. “It is a petition against prostitutes, it will change the way we work. We will have to hide, to work in apartments, where we will be alone and vulnerable.

“The petition supporters are failing to distinguish between traditional prostitutes who work freely and the victims of prostitution rings,” she explained, adding that they should be helping those who are trafficking victims but not “criminalizing sex.”

A fund is to be created to offer sex workers protection, tackle trafficking and deliver short-term residence permits to foreign prostitutes who want to leave the business, a government official told ABC News. The plan is to have it in Parliament by the end of the year.

On Saturday afternoon, prostitutes took to the streets to condemn what they saw as a damper on their business, drawing support from celebrities, intellectuals and ordinary citizens. Some in the crowd described the petition as hypocritical.

“How do you justify allowing women to be prostitutes while forbidding men from turning to them?” said one protester, named Hans. “It is completely incoherent.”

In March, the government announced that night-time tours of the red-light district will be banned starting on Jan. 1, 2020.

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Capitol custodial staff report harassment from lawmakers in oversight investigation

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Capitol’s overnight custodial staff allege they were sexually harassed, exposed to pornography in lawmakers’ offices and overheard conversations in which others were being harassed, according to a watchdog investigation into 10 years of sexual harassment reports in the Architect of the Capitol, the office responsible for maintenance and operations on Capitol Hill.

In a report submitted to Congress by the Office of the Inspector General, Architect of the Capitol staff said they often do not speak up about inappropriate behavior for fear of retaliation. One staffer reported no one had an answer for them when they asked during sexual harassment prevention training, “what happens if the harasser is a member of Congress?”

The report doesn’t specify how many complaints about lawmakers were filed.

Congress asked the inspector general in October to look into years-worth of sexual harassment reports within the Architect of the Capitol, and whether that office was handling the cases properly.

The inspector general found there were 57 reports of sexual harassment over a decade. The report notes this number of reports is low for a workforce the size of the Architect of the Capitol , although it also acknowledges fear of retaliation could lead employees to choose not to report their experiences.

The report also found there is a “widespread perception that sexual harassment is a pervasive problem” within the Architect of the Capitol and the investigators attribute that perception to “lingering cultural bias.”

The report highlighted the Architect of the Capitol for appearing “to be energetic in its efforts to improve the agency culture and create an environment of civility” and that “the results of our inquiry were primarily positive, with the majority of identified gaps already receiving the attention” of department officials.

Still, problems remain.

Employees said they don’t trust the process to report harassment, and the avenues to report are overly complicated.

One staffer said “The whole system is [designed] to protect the Architect of the Capitol, EEO, Office of Compliance or any other assistance under this Agency.”

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President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un willing to meet for third summit

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ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that he is open to a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing their “excellent” personal relationship and understanding of “where we each stand.”

“I agree with Kim Jong Un of North Korea that our personal relationship remains very good, perhaps the term excellent would be even more accurate, and that a third Summit would be good in that we fully understand where we each stand,” Trump tweeted before heading to Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, for the day.

“North Korea has tremendous potential for… extraordinary growth, economic success and riches under the leadership of Chairman Kim,” Trump added. “I look forward to the day, which could be soon, when Nuclear Weapons and Sanctions can be removed, and then watching North Korea become one of the most successful nations of the World!”

In a speech reported by North Korea’s state-run media, the Korean Central News Agency, Kim announced that he is willing to meet with Trump for a third summit and praised the personal relationship he has developed with Trump.

“As President Trump keeps saying, the personal ties between me and him are not hostile like the relations between the two countries and we still maintain good relations, as to be able to exchange letters asking about health anytime if we want,” Kim said.

But he added that before any meeting, the United States must change its policies toward North Korea and lift sanctions by the end of the year.

In a speech reported by North Korea’s state-run media, the Korean Central News Agency, Kim announced that he is willing to meet with Trump for a third summit and praised the personal relationship he has developed with Trump.

“As President Trump keeps saying, the personal ties between me and him are not hostile like the relations between the two countries and we still maintain good relations, as to be able to exchange letters asking about health anytime if we want,” Kim said.

But he added that before any meeting, the United States must change its policies toward North Korea and lift sanctions by the end of the year.

 “We will wait for a bold decision from the U.S. with patience till the end of this year but I think it will definitely be difficult to get such a good opportunity as the previous summit,” Kim said.

Trump and Kim first met in June 2018 in Singapore, and their negotiations and correspondence via letters continued until their second summt in Hanoi, Vietnam, in February. But the talks broke down and the summit was unexpectedly cut short because North Korea wanted the United States to lift all sanctions, according to Trump. He has not said whether or not he has remained in contact with Kim since Hanoi.

At the White House on Friday, Trump met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to discuss a path forward with North Korea and the potential for a smaller nuclear disarmament deal.

“There are various smaller deals that could happen,” Trump said “You could work out step-by-step pieces, but at this moment we’re talking about the big deal. The big deal is we have to get rid of nuclear weapons.”

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Ground beef responsible for E. coli outbreak in six states, 109 people sick: CDC

ABC News(ATLANTA) — An E. coli outbreak affecting 109 people in six states has been traced back to ground beef as the likely source, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.

“A total of 109 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from six states,” the CDC said in a statement released on Friday. “Preliminary epidemiologic information suggests that ground beef is the source of this outbreak. Ill people in this outbreak report eating ground beef at home and in restaurants.”

No brand or common supplier has yet been identified for distributing the tainted beef yet. It is an ongoing investigation.

“Seventeen people have been hospitalized. No cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure, have been reported. No deaths have been reported,” the CDC said.

This E. coli investigation began on March 28, after authorities in Kentucky and Georgia reported infections to the CDC.

The CDC is not advising the public to avoid ground beef, and it didn’t issue a recall notice or advise retailers to stop serving or selling ground beef. That said, the agency is advising home cooks and restaurants to cook the beef thoroughly as a precaution and to wash hands and any other objects or surfaces that come into contact with raw ground beef with soap and hot water.

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