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Author: 0 White House: Trump's morning tweets about Comey 'not a threat'

Comey as head of the FBI , President Trump appeared to reach a breaking point. "A sad moment for even this White House", Democrat lawmaker Gerry Connolly of Virginia tweeted Friday morning. The FBI probe and parallel congressional investigations have hung over Trump's presidency since he took office in January and threaten to overwhelm his policy priorities.

Author: 0 Donald Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians", Yates said. Former acting attorney general Sally Yates testified May 8 that she had informed the White House counsel on January 26 that Flynn was possibly compromised in his dealings with Russian Federation because he had lied about the nature of the conversations.

Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler recall: pickup air bags, belts may be disabled

Fiat Chrysler said early Friday that it would recall more than 1.25 million Ram pickup trucks to fix a software bug that could cause certain airbags and seatbelts to fail in rollover crashes. If that happens, a warning lights comes on in the instrument cluster, and a corresponding error code could temporarily disable the side airbag and the seatbelt pretensioner, which tightens the seatbelts to prevent movement during impacts.

USA No. 7 Texas Tech Women's Tennis gears up to host NCAA Regional
Author: 0 No. 7 Texas Tech Women's Tennis gears up to host NCAA Regional

USC went 4-for-7 from the eight-meter arc and was 4-for-4 to open the game. "Now, it's a first-round game". With the Quakers down 2-1, Emily Rogers-Healion netted two free position goals within 26 seconds of each other to spark the first of four unanswered goals for Penn to take a three goal advantage.

USA Female body found during police search for missing girl
Author: 0 Female body found during police search for missing girl

That family friend- 46 year old John Bove now faces several charges, in OH and Pennsylvania in connection to the disappearance of the teen. He never returned her or answered the family's calls, police said. Multiple police departments assisted Sharon officers at the scene. On Thursday, police found a body in a field in Saybrook Township, Ashtabula County.

Author: 0 How Jeff Sessions' Drug Sentencing Guidelines Could Restart War On Drugs

Eric Holder says Sessions is ignoring bipartisan support for sentencing changes in telling the nation's federal prosecutors to charge the most serious crimes against most suspects. " As prosecutors committed to the rule of law, we urge you to consider the damage to our democratic system of any attempts by the administration to derail and delegitimize the investigation ", the letter states.

Author: 0 Ohio police chief and two others killed during nursing home shooting

Two employees of the center and the suspected gunman were found dead inside the nursing home, the sheriff said. Disario, a father of six with another child on the way, had been the police chief for less than three weeks. A heavy police presence is still located at the school. Parents should NOT head to the elementary school. 'I went back in the house, and I heard another one, and that's all I know.

Author: 0 Police chief killed was father of 6 with baby on the way

Mr Thorp said Mr Disario had only been on the job for three weeks. Deputies came for back up and found him outside the Pine Kirk Care Center nursing home, Thorp said. The prosecutor said the abduction case involved Hartless allegedly holding a woman against her will inside a vehicle during county fair week. "This is a bad tragedy for our community", Thorp said.

Author: 0 U.S. Rep. John Faso defends his vote on health care

Senate Republicans, who hold a slim two-vote majority, can only afford to two defections in order to pass a health care plan. The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to amend the Affordable Care Act in early May, and the legislation is now in the Senate.

USA Tesla employee bus crashes into auto, killing off-duty officer in California
Author: 0 Tesla employee bus crashes into auto, killing off-duty officer in California

The bus was carrying 55 Tesla employees when it slammed into Volkswagen Beetle driven by the deputy, which had been stopped in traffic. The Chronicle reported that the bus rear-ended the deputy's vehicle, a Volkswagen Beetle. One person on board the bus suffered minor injuries, but was not taken to a hospital. Three lanes were blocked on I-580 as emergency crews responded to the scene to clear the wreckage, but they have since reopened.

USA Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers
Author: 0 Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

Disario responded to a report of a man with a gun around 7:45 a.m., Thorp said during a press conference. What started as a typical Friday morning ended in a deadly shooting at a nursing facility in the OH village of Kirkersville , leaving the police chief and three others - including the gunman - dead.

USA Officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home
Author: 0 Officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home

Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp says the gunman took two passers-by hostage behind the nursing home in a wooded area Friday. Chief Disario was 36-years-old. "We don't know the cause or the goal or what drove this individual to do this", Thorp said, adding that was being investigated. Backup officers later responded and found Disario outside the Pine Kirk Care Center nursing home.

Author: 0 Ex-Florida congresswoman convicted of taking money meant for charity

Corrine Brown, who represented Florida for 25 years, was found guilty Thursday of taking money from charity donations that was meant to fund student scholarships. After they started up again, jurors had two questions for the judge about the tax evasion and mail fraud charges. As she left the courtroom after hearing the verdicts, Brown stoically appeared shocked.

Author: 0 KS Secretary of State Kris Kobach helps lead commission on election integrity

Kobach has been accused of extreme racism and having ties to white nationalists. At least three additional secretaries of state are expected to be involved, Bill Gardner of New Hampshire, Connie Lawson of IN and Matthew Dunlap of Maine. Numerous independent investigations have concluded that voter fraud exists, but is extremely limited in scope. But in a lunch meeting with senators in February, Trump said he and former Republican Sen.

USA US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments
Author: 0 US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

Holder wrote , wiping clean [former Attorney General John] Ashcroft's 2003 orders to pursue "the most serious, readily provable offense in all federal prosecutions" and emphasize consistency in drug cases. Del. Kathleen Dumais, vice chair of the House Judiciary Committee and an architect of the Maryland law, called Sessions' move "outrageous". "Our biggest concerns about Attorney General Sessions are becoming reality".

USA Officer wounded in shooting at OH nursing home
Author: 0 Officer wounded in shooting at OH nursing home

The shooter, whose name has not been released, held the two people hostage in a wooded area behind the Pine Kirk Care Center Friday morning before gunfire erupted, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said. "I believe the last radio transmission we had from (Disario) was that he had the subject in sight", Thorp said. The shooting closed down the main street in the village, which was flooded with police officers from several surrounding agencies and with ambulances.

Author: 0 No practice round, no problem for Mickelson at Players

On Thursday McGirt eagled Nos. Years ago, players were asked to give one word to describe the Players Stadium Course at the TPC Sawgrass. "It was a good day". And having no bogeys around this place was helpful", Hughes said. Defending champion Jason Day plays with past champions Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson, while world No.

Author: 0 Hiding info on Hillary probe wouldve been "catastrophic"

FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, often forwarded classified information to her husband, Anthony Weiner, to print out for her while she was serving as one of Clinton's closest advisers at the State Department.

Author: 0 Israel Rebukes Sweden Over UNESCO Vote

The representatives of three countries did not come to the vote. France, Spain, Slovenia and Estonia were among the 23 that abstained from voting, while the United States, Italy, Great Britain, Holland, Lithuania and Greece voted against it.

Author: 0 Acting FBI head undercuts White House claims on Comey, probe

Undermining the prior rationale laid out by the White House, President Trump said he chose to fire James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director without regard to the Justice Department's recommendation. "I have heard that directly from him that information was relayed directly to him from director Comey", she said. On Thursday, Trump said he would have taken the action regardless.

USA US, Asean agree on tighter sanctions vs North Korea
Author: 0 US, Asean agree on tighter sanctions vs North Korea

A 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea is legally non-binding. The ASEAN statement also avoided mention of Beijing's island-building activities in the disputed waters and of Chinese militarization of these islands.

USA 'Everybody' has better health care than the US
Author: 0 'Everybody' has better health care than the US

The president himself said in a tweet on Saturday that "everybody" has better healthcare than the US. Mr Trump also tweeted on Saturday that "everybody" had better health care than the U.S., but the system would "soon be great". "Let us move to a Medicare-for-all system that does what every other major country does". The leaders and their wives, Lucy and Melania, spent three hours together in NY on Thursday at an event to honour the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea.

USA Despite protests, DeVos delivering Bethune-Cookman address
Author: 0 Despite protests, DeVos delivering Bethune-Cookman address

There was no chance that was going to happen in 2017. Holy cow, #bethunecookman dean interrupts DeVos speech, threatens students "your degrees will be mailed to you!" The school's opposition to DeVos is particularly warranted as the Education Secretary once referred to HBCU's as the "pioneers of school choice ".

Author: 0 Trump signs executive order to create voter fraud panel

George W. Bush won the state by a narrow 118,000 votes in an election marred by widespread electoral dysfunction. "The concrete evidence is that this is not a problem. Trump said in February, after his unsubstantiated claim about illegal votes in the election, that he would establish a voter fraud task force led by Pence, but there has been no public action or report by that task force.

Author: 0 Acting FBI Director Contradicts White House Claims About Comey, Russia

On Thursday, Huckabee Sanders told reporters she still believes what she said earlier in the week is accurate, saying Trump, Rosenstein and Session were "on the same page" and just because Trump agreed with them before the memo was crafted did not mean he could not accept their reccomendation to fire Comey.

Author: 0 McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group

And the health plan could impose annual or lifetime limits on insurance benefits. He waffled on how he'll continue running the Affordable Care Act. As lawmakers consider the fate of Obamacare, health-policy analysts and economists are beginning to release findings of examinations into the successes and failures of former President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement.

USA Trump calls for a 'good shutdown' to deal with U.S. 'mess'
Author: 0 Trump calls for a 'good shutdown' to deal with U.S. 'mess'

Trump's embrace of such a disruptive event came days after he accused Senate Democrats of seeking that same outcome and obstructing majority Republicans during budget negotiations. Democrats were happy that funding for Trump's Mexico border wall was not included. Instead, funding for the National Institute of Health is increased by $2 billion, despite Trump's budget plan calling for cuts to the program, and the bill will also deliver money for clean energy and science funding.

USA Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases
Author: 0 Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases

Most people infected with Zika never develop symptoms, but infection during pregnancy has been linked to birth defects, including microcephaly, in which a baby's skull is smaller than expected. Galarza, TechnoVax CEO. The epidemic in Brazil , which spread to other countries, also sparked a scientific rush of cooperation to respond to this health emergency.

Author: 0 Trump Set to Name More Conservative Judges

Both had been candidates for the high court earlier this year. "These 10 individuals the president has chosen were chosen for their deep knowledge of the law, and their commitment to upholding constitutional principles", said Spicer. The 42-year-old Stras and his wife, Heather, have two children. Magistrate Judge Terry F. Moorer of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, nominated to be a district judge on that court.

Author: 0 Acting FBI head disputes White House claim Comey had lost staff support

Trump continues to argue he and members of his campaign team were spied on by the Obama administration and US intelligence while he was competing to win the White House. McCabe also challenged this claim and said that Comey's dismissal will not impede the investigation . "All of the agents involved in the investigation are still in their positions".

USA Hasan Minhaj, Samantha Bee Speak Truth to Power in Competing Events
Author: 0 Hasan Minhaj, Samantha Bee Speak Truth to Power in Competing Events

Trump said . "A large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nation's capital right now". President Trump bid a strategic retreat to be among the faithful in Pennsylvania. And supporters of President Trump trust him. Here is a list of Minhaj's funniest jokes of the night.

Author: 0 Tillerson lays out Trump's 'America First' foreign policy to skeptical officials

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Thursday to seek their support in pressing North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs. The Trump administration wants Southeast Asian countries to crack down on money laundering and smuggling involving North Korea and restrict legal business too, US officials said.

USA Barrington man facing charges in Penn State pledge brother's death
Author: 0 Barrington man facing charges in Penn State pledge brother's death

Piazza tried to get up later but fell backward and hit his head on the wooden floor, the report said. "This is a very sad day", Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said after the charges were announced. The move entails putting a backpack full of books onto a drunk person in order to prevent them from rolling over and choking on their own vomit. One even assaulted a junior who pleaded with them to do so.

Author: 0 Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling

That likely would have been the 15th late Obama-era rule repealed using the Congressional Review Act . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) dismissed Democrats' outrage over the firing of FBI Director James Comey, and promptly proceeded to business as usual in the upper chamber: repealing regulations approved by the prior administration.

Author: 0 America stares at a health scare

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., on Thursday blasted the bill being pushed by her own party, citing the effect on her constituents in the Sunshine State who have pre-existing conditions . "I can go to the same doctor I had before". And it's poised to be passed in a way that will do lasting harm to USA policymaking. The AHCA includes a refundable tax credit, based on the age of the recipient, to assist in the purchase of private coverage outside the employer-sponsored system.

USA Statement on Muslim ban removed from Trump's website after press briefing
Author: 0 Statement on Muslim ban removed from Trump's website after press briefing

During a hearing Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, judges asked the administration's lawyers if the press release calling for a Muslim ban was still on his website. "Its text doesn't have anything to do with religion". "This is not a Muslim ban". The administration argues that the court shouldn't question the president's national security decisions based on campaign statements .

Author: 0 GOP lawmaker: I didn't come to 'defend' Trump

It makes one wonder: how might things have been different if women - seriously, even one woman - were involved in the Republican negotiations about health care? A crowd chanted, "Hey, hey". In fairness to the Tuesday Group (and Mr. Rogers!), MacArthur is taking some serious heat for his wheeling and dealing with the Freedom Caucus. But the opposition has intensified since he authored an amendment that revived the legislation after it almost sank several weeks ago due to opposition from ...

Author: 0 White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote

The AHCA seeks to narrow " Obamacare's ban on letting insurers charge people with pre-existing health conditions more for their insurance plans than healthy people ". OH governor John Kasich questioned what would happen to the mentally ill, drug addicts and people with chronic illnesses under the changes proposed for Medicaid.

Author: 0 7 killed as storm hits Midwest, Southwest states

In Washington, D.C. on Saturday, people participating in the People's Climate March experienced record hot temperatures (insert your own ironic quip here). Officials in Washington County recovered the body of a 76-year-old man in his vehicle in a field that had been submerged. Authorities warned the death toll was expected to go up.

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