Author: 0 Dems, Human Rights Advocates Rip Trump Over Duterte Invite

The White House defended the invitation as Trump tries to build support in Asia to rein in North Korea, but on Monday, Duterte told The New York Times that he had a busy schedule and "cannot make any definite promise". He also declared while in Beijing past year that the Philippines had "separated" from the US. The United Nations human rights commission has pressured the Philippines to investigate the murders.

Author: 0 Trump Signs Order Reviewing Offshore Drilling Regulations

President Donald Trump on Friday will instruct his cabinet officials to take actions that will potentially open new areas of federally administered waters to energy development. The order also directs Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to look at the possibility of scrapping multiple national marine sanctuaries and monuments expanded or designated in the last 10 years by Obama's administration.

USA DeVos booed delivering Bethune-Cookman address
Author: 0 DeVos booed delivering Bethune-Cookman address

Nevertheless, DeVos showed up and was met by a raucous crowd shouting, "Go home", and surrounded by a lovely chorus of boos. Many students were already vocally against DeVos giving the speech anyway. School choice seems to be the crux of the problem most students have with Ms DeVos. "If you can't get cell phone service in your living room, then your particular provider is failing you", she told hundreds of people in a packed auditorium in Salt Lake City during her keynote speech.

USA Jeff Sessions will not bring justice to the Justice Department
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions will not bring justice to the Justice Department

Edwards said his office coordinated closely with Amundson's office to make sure the DOJ's decision would be rolled out in an appropriate way that would limit the chances of protests and riots flaring up again. A scuffle ensued, and Salamoni tackled Sterling. The two officers had Sterling pinned on his back when gunfire erupted, moments after someone yelled, "He's got a gun!" In video of the deadly encounter, police are heard saying "he's got a gun!" Two cellphone videos of Sterling's ...

Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel rips Trump for the Comey firing: 'This is the kind

That put Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in charge of the case. Events have taken a dark turn in a White House whose actions are increasingly reminiscent of the Nixon administration during Watergate. But Democrats and some Republicans saw the move to get rid of Comey as an assault on the FBI's Russian Federation probe and demanded that it be turned over to an independent special prosecutor or commission.

Author: 0 23-year-old suspect in 2016 Arizona serial killings arrested

The case confounded investigators, who struggled to square the conflicting descriptions of the suspect and the vehicle used in the crimes. One of the victims, a 21-year-old man who survived being shot at point-blank range on July 11 , 2016, while sitting in a auto with his 4-year-old nephew, told Phoenix NBC affiliate KPNX in April that police had recently visited him with several photos of suspects.

USA Trump once cheered Comey for the same reason he just fired him
Author: 0 Trump once cheered Comey for the same reason he just fired him

At the time, Schumer told Bloomberg that he wanted to sit down with Comey to understand why he sent a letter to Congress about the Clinton investigation so close to the election. Sessions withdrew from the investigation because of disclosures that he had met with Russia's ambassador, while acting as a Trump campaign adviser.

Author: 0 Administration names likely judge nominees

Joan Larsen, 48, a Michigan Supreme Court justice, was nominated to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. Larsen is a former University of MI law professor and a former law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia. "Packing the federal courts with judges whose records suggest they want to weaken critical constitutional rights and legal protections would undermine the Constitution's promise of equal justice for all and cause serious harm to millions of Americans", she said.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter Cancels Berkeley Speech After YAF Pulls Support

After a lengthy back-and-forth, conservative commentator Ann Coulter's speech scheduled for tomorrow at University of California, Berkeley appears to be off - apparently for multiple reasons. The university later proposed that Coulter's speech be moved to next Tuesday. The school scrambled to find a venue, he said. No specific date was discussed, he said.

USA Texas adoption bill OK's rejection of non-Christian parents
Author: 0 Texas adoption bill OK's rejection of non-Christian parents

Additionally, HB 3859 would allow the agencies tasked by the state with caring for these children to put discrimination over the best interests of the child - they are allowed to refuse to provide services that children in care may desperately need, or subject children to care that is contrary to a child's best interest.

Author: 0 NJ residents grade President Trump on 100-day mark

Trump says the media are trapped at the dinner in Washington and he predicts it will be "very, very boring". "A respected Supreme Court justice: Confirmed". "My administration has been delivering every single day for the great citizens of our country", he said, claiming his "America First" policy had already increased employment.

USA White House: Trump thought about firing Comey since Election Day
Author: 0 White House: Trump thought about firing Comey since Election Day

The president is scheduled to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Former FBI Director James Comey has been invited to speak to a Senate panel next Tuesday to give a status update on the Russian Federation investigation at the time of his firing.

Author: 0 Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Xhaka

Xhaka, who scored the opening goal in Arsenal's win over United, said no one had given up hope. "I'm the manager of Arsenal Football Club and as long as I'm manager of Arsenal Football Club, I will decide what happens on the technical front, that's it", he said.

Author: 0 Coons on budget deal: 'We got what we wanted'

Late in the day, the White House said he would indeed sign the bill. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said he believes the war fund has been abused and said he plans to vote against the measure as a result.

Author: 0 Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

Investigators say hundreds of tips from the public led to the arrest. A judge acting on a request from prosecutors has sealed court documents detailing evidence investigators gathered implicating Saucedo. He killed Manny Castro Garcia on June 10, 2016. "For one part I'm happy because there's going to be justice in my son's death and others' deaths and that person is not gonna do more damage".

USA Students skip the bus on Bike to School Day
Author: 0 Students skip the bus on Bike to School Day

North Carolina is the the ninth most populous US state and ranks second in the number of registered Bike to School Day events. In 2016, the event featured students from Lee Elementary School. During National Bike Month, everyone is encouraged to bike; it's not just for students. Ten regional coordinators are working to make it easier for elementary and middle school students around the state to safely bike and walk, both to and at school.

Author: 0 Man Utd coach Mourinho admits winning Europa League is top priority now

It was a simple decision. "There's no rivalry", Mourinho told ESPN Brasil. "They showed unbelievable effort and attitude after seven weeks without playing football due to important injuries", Mourinho added. We needed to be patient. Here you have our predictions, send us yours through the hashtag #TheCornerScores. However frustrating the tactics, there is no doubting their effectiveness and the first half finished with Arsenal having spurned a series of chances and the Emirates again ...

USA Fight erupts on Southwest flight from Dallas to Burbank
Author: 0 Fight erupts on Southwest flight from Dallas to Burbank

The footage was posted on Twitter by Nick Krause - who was not on the flight - after it was filmed by his father. It was not clear what started the fight or if the men knew each other. One passenger was arrested, and another had minor injuries but remained on the plane as it continued to Oakland, it said. In a statement, Southwest said it is "grateful" to employees who "quickly reacted" to break up the flight.

Author: 0 With book, Ivanka Trump must walk complicated ethical line

The initial tapes surfaced in October of 2016, wherein Donald Trump was recorded saying, "Grab them by the p--y, You can do anything". Check it out, ' Lara's husband, Eric Trump, tweeted . Others who have opposed Donald Trump are also mentioned in the book, including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, New York Times columnist David Brooks, Mark Zuckerburg, Richard Branson and Sheryl Sandberg, reported Business Insider .

Author: 0 Trump will make decision on Paris climate pact after G7 summit

China is the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases from burning coal, oil and gas with about 25 percent of the global total, followed by the United States with around 15 percent. He said they may have made the president realise that withdrawing from such a massive global agreement is a serious decision that "should not be made quickly or flippantly".

USA Suspect in UT Stabbings: 'If I Did Something, I Don't Remember'
Author: 0 Suspect in UT Stabbings: 'If I Did Something, I Don't Remember'

White , had previously been involuntarily committed for treatment outside of Austin before the stabbings. When the police reached the scene, they identified White, who was seen wielding a "large, bowie-style hunting knife". Rachel Prichett said she was standing in line at the food truck when she saw a man with a knife resembling a machete approach the person standing behind her.

Author: 0 Penn State president calls fraternity death sickening

During the pledge night event, the recruits were required to drink various types of alcohol at stations as part of a contest known as "the gauntlet", prosecutor said . Evidence also points to some of the students devising a coverup. Fraternity brothers stepped over him, according to the findings. In one series of texts, Young writes that the fraternity could be sued "for giving (Piazza) alcohol that contributed to his death".

USA Debate on road-funding compromise moves to House
Author: 0 Debate on road-funding compromise moves to House

McMaster had planned to veto the bill because he is against raising taxes. But his threat is expected to be moot. The Senate supported the compromise by a veto-proof 32-12 supermajority late Monday. The one-time fee would be paid by new S.C. residents when they register a vehicle in SC. It would create new fees for hybrid and electric vehicles, out-of-state truckers and drivers moving to SC.

USA Trump's comments on Muslims could haunt him in appeals court
Author: 0 Trump's comments on Muslims could haunt him in appeals court

Judge Robert King, appointed by former Democratic President Bill Clinton, said in response that Trump has never withdrawn his remarks about a planned ban on Muslims. Does that mean Trump meant the order to target Muslims? A lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union ran into equally sharp questions from several judges who said they did not see why the courts should second-guess the president's judgment involving a matter of national security.

USA Kushners apologize for name-dropping Jared to Chinese investors
Author: 0 Kushners apologize for name-dropping Jared to Chinese investors

Jared, 36, is senior adviser and son-in-law of US President Donald Trump. "This crass effort by the Kushner family to raise large amounts of funding in China and to use government "investment visas" as incentives for wealthy Chinese individuals to invest in the Kushner family business is clearly meant to create the appearance that Jared Kushner and his family can be influential in their obtaining investor visas to the United States", wrote Fred Wertheimer, president of the ethics watchdog ...

USA Tad Cummins makes first appearance in federal court
Author: 0 Tad Cummins makes first appearance in federal court

Authorities credit the caretaker of a remote northern California property for helping police find her and arrest her alleged abductor, fired teacher Tad Cummins . She would instead prefer to live with Paige Griffith, the mother of one of her closest friends and someone she regards as a "second mum". That lawyer was not available for comment and did not immediately respond to an email from The Associated Press.

USA First of New Orleans's Confederate Monuments Comes Down
Author: 0 First of New Orleans's Confederate Monuments Comes Down

Speculation surfaced last week that the city was going to begin removing the monuments over the weekend, but it was unclear which of them would be the first to go. The debate over confederate symbolism across the United States reached fever pitch in 2015 after White supremacist Dylann Roof murdered nine African-American parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina.

Author: 0 Governors uneasy over Medicaid changes in GOP health care bill

Collins and a group of other Senate Republicans had already expressed concerns about the original version of the House bill, initially floated in March. Numerous 31 states that accepted Obama's expansion of that program are led by GOP governors, and senators have no interest in cutting their states' funds and taking coverage away from voters.

USA Suspect in Texas stabbings had mental health trouble
Author: 0 Suspect in Texas stabbings had mental health trouble

The officer saw White walking around with a bowie-style hunting knife, drew his weapon and took him into custody, according to UT Police Chief David Carter. "Counselors and youth ministers will be at the high school. available for our students". However, two law enforcement sources involved in the investigation say they have no information to support that theory.

Author: 0 Advocacy group praises Trump's executive order on offshore drilling

FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, the oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer is towed toward a dock in Elliott Bay in Seattle. In a move long awaited by the USA energy industry, President Trump will order a review of the offshore oil and gas drilling bans that the previous administration introduced, the latest just weeks before the end of President Obama's second term.

USA Amtrak engineer won't be charged in deadly crash
Author: 0 Amtrak engineer won't be charged in deadly crash

The engineer of Amtrak 188 will not be charged for his role in the derailment crash of the train in Philadelphia two years ago, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. Amtrak 188, a Northeast Regional train, had left the District just after 7 p.m., bound for NY. FILE - In this May 12, 2015, file photo, emergency personnel work near the wreckage of a New York City-bound Amtrak passenger train following a derailment that killed eight people and injured about 200 ...

Author: 0 Texas governor signs law banning 'sanctuary cities'

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that bans so-called sanctuary cities. The ACLU said Tuesday that Texas travelers should anticipate "the possible violation of their constitutional rights" if stopped by police. Texas, with the longest border with Mexico of any US state, has been at the forefront of the immigration debate. "Those policies are sanctuary city policies and won't be tolerated in Texas", Abbott said.

Author: 0 Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on health care bill

US President Donald Trump says Obamacare is "essentially dead" after the House of Representatives passes a Republican healthcare bill. White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, speaking on CBS' " Face the Nation " on Sunday morning, said , "The bill that passed out of the House is most likely not going to be the bill that is put in front of the president".

USA Family IDs victim in fatal auto auction crash
Author: 0 Family IDs victim in fatal auto auction crash

A 2006 Grand Jeep Cherokee driven by an employee of the Lynnway Auto Auction struck a group of people inside the business on Wednesday, leaving three people dead and several others injured. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver is said to be a man in his 70s who is employed by the company. The accident Wednesday was during a regular auction at the facility.

Author: 0 Trump son-in-law family apologizes for China name drop

Questions regarding conflicts of interest have plagued White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner since his father-in-law took office in January. The program is a fast track to receiving conditional permanent resident status in the US and has 10,000 slots available per year.

Author: 0 18 fraternity members charged over hazing death of Penn State student

Most were released on bonds of $100,000. Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller announced the charges at a news conference. If found guilty, the fraternity brothers charged with involuntary manslaughter - which is a felony - could be sentenced to jail time , the New York Times reported.

Author: 0 Victim Of Pool Party Slaughter Was Nick Cannon's Childhood Friend

A San Diego police officer stands guard in front a La Jolla apartment building after a shooting Sunday, April 30, 2017, in San Diego . A police officer stands outside the pool area at an apartment complex Monday, May 1, 2017 , where a deadly shooting occurred Sunday.

USA Texas sues Austin, Travis County over 'sanctuary city' law
Author: 0 Texas sues Austin, Travis County over 'sanctuary city' law

Republicans want local police to help federal immigration agents crack down on criminal suspects in the US illegally. Fines could reach $25,000 for repeat violations. Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez said it was "unfortunate that fear and misinformation" enabled the law the pass. A University of Texas Rio Grande Valley student who did not identify himself said the new mandate troubles him.