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USA Photos Show the Trump-Comey Saga Unfold
Author: 0 Photos Show the Trump-Comey Saga Unfold

In terms of the content of the meeting itself, the White House released an official statement claiming that the officials discussed ongoing conflict in Syria, Ukraine, and the Middle East at large. White House officials are furious after getting " tricked " into allowing Russian Federation to publicize photos from the Oval Office. Kissinger said and added , "And I hope we're doing some hacking there".

USA Ex-teacher, teen planned to paddle to Mexico
Author: 0 Ex-teacher, teen planned to paddle to Mexico

Cummins was arrested on April 20, when he and Elizabeth were found living "off the grid" in a remote cabin in Northern California . A federal judge ruled Friday that Cummins was to be held until his trial on the grounds that he was a flight risk and a danger to the community.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Says James Comey 'Should Have Never Exonerated' Hillary Clinton

Comey , who was the former public face of the FBI, was previously applauded by Trump for his handling of the investigation into Clinton's private email server. The tweet seems to imply Trump recorded the dinner, and considering that recording might contain evidence of obstruction of justice, House members John Conyers and Elijah Cummings would like to listen.

USA Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead
Author: 0 Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead

The authorities have not given a motive for the shooting, and have not identified the other victims. As deputies cleared the building, residents and employees were found barricaded in several places, Thorp said. Disario was shot at by the suspect immediately upon entering the nursing home. The nursing home appears to be located in a residential area, and people in nearby houses were told by law enforcement to stay inside while authorities handled the situation.

USA After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why
Author: 0 After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why

Sanders' missteps highlight the huge challenges of serving as press secretary to a president like Trump, who appears to leave his own communications staff in the dark while making claims that seem to contradict theirs. He raised the prospect that White House stonewalling on a special prosecutor could trigger a drastic congressional response. The job of White House press secretary is far more than just the daily press briefing.

USA Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn
Author: 0 Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn

He said the White House acted quickly, but also wanted to make sure Flynn was afforded an "element of due process". In another Twitter post, Mr Trump noted that Mr Flynn had been granted top security clearance while working in the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Trump Says He Planned to Fire 'Showboat' FBI Chief All Along

Warner said he was offended by Trump's Thursday remarks in an interview set to air tonight on " NBC Nightly News " that Comey was a "showboat" and a "grandstander" whom he planned to fire regardless of recommendations by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , undermining the official White House explanation for the dismissal.

USA Mom of Ohio boy who killed himself vows he
Author: 0 Mom of Ohio boy who killed himself vows he "will be heard"

One of them, Kathryn Lundy, said she pulled her two children from the school two years ago because of bullying. Branch said the parents at the school deserve to know about the incident to hold honest conversations about bullying in school.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer: Trump will not announce Paris climate decision until after G7

During his election campaign Trump promised to "cancel" the climate deal, clinched in 2015 after years of tough bartering and now signed by 196 countries. "The president wants to continue to meet with his team", Spicer said, and come up with a decision "in the best interest of the United States". Officials are working over 10 days of talks in Bonn to see how to implement the agreement in order to cut carbon emissions.

USA Three children killed in Texas house fire
Author: 0 Three children killed in Texas house fire

Police were called just after 4 a.m.at a two-story home in the 19000 block of Johnson Road where a family of eight live, officials said. The children's mother, 39, and grandmother suffered minor injuries and have already been released from the hospital.

Author: 0 Trump Says Wants to Move Quickly to Nominate New FBI Director

He said he never pressured Comey into dropping the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, adding: "If Russia did anything, I want to know that". Trump was referencing Clapper's testimony before Senate Judiciary subcommittee Monday that he was not aware of any evidence demonstrating collusion, but Clapper also said he had been unaware of an FBI investigation into the matter until FBI Director James Comey announced it publicly at a House hearing in March.

Author: 0 Blaney has Kansas pole

That being said, you still can't ignore the dominator categories, but I don't think you can afford to roster more than two drivers starting up front. Their time came and went. Earnhardt is such a fan favorite, Larson believes his retirement might reenergize Cup rivalries as fans recalculate their allegiances. "Looking back on it I really didn't know any better".

Author: 0 GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'

But Lankford said the road ahead faces tough going because the House plan, embraced by President Donald Trump, won't provide sufficient subsidies for low-income people to afford insurance. GOP Rep. Dan Donovan raised this issue before last week's House vote, explaining he couldn't support a bill that denied everyone in his state tax credits .

USA Remains removed from site of southern Kentucky plane crash
Author: 0 Remains removed from site of southern Kentucky plane crash

The plane was identified by the Federal Aviation Administration as a Beechcraft Bonanza BE36, a small single-engine aircraft with six seats. WKDZ reports Monville says it's still early in the investigation and he has only conducted a brief inspection and investigation of the scene, but not a thorough inspection of the wreckage.

Author: 0 Officer who killed unarmed black 15-year-old fired, identified by department

Officer Roy Oliver of the Balch Springs Police department in suburban Dallas fired at a vehicle Jordan Edwards was riding in with his two brothers and friends. The other officer who responded is still employed. Oliver shot his rifle at the vehicle striking and killing Edwards through the passenger's side window.

Author: 0 Trump says it would not be "inappropriate" to ask for Comey's loyalty

Later, Spicer said he was "not aware" of a recording of a January 27 dinner between Trump and Comey, at which, Trump said in an interview with NBC News on Thursday, Comey pleaded to keep his job and first assured the president that he was not a target of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

In the memo , Sessions, who said in March that there was " too much of a tolerance for drug use ", called for prosecutors to charge offenders with the "most serious, readily provable offense", deviating only in special circumstances and with the approval of a USA attorney general or assistant attorney general.

USA Ryan doesn't support special prosecutor on Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Ryan doesn't support special prosecutor on Russian Federation investigation

If the House version passes the Senate as is, which many lawmakers say is unlikely in the next few months, it is not likely to give insurance companies enough time to come up with new plans that could lower premiums until 2020. The students didn't ask about President Trump or current events during the 20-minute Q&A, and the speaker never said the president's name. "I'm doing it in a way so constituents don't go into a harassing environment".

Author: 0 Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

Attorney General Josh Shapiro's office filed the charges against Brandon Bostian shortly after 5 p.m. Friday. Under state law, Friday marks the two-year deadline to charge Bostian in the May 12, 2015, crash, which killed eight people and injured more than 180.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty

Durbin added that Trump's tweet on Friday "could be construed as threatening a witness in this investigation, which is another violation of federal law". Lohaus said presidents frequently face hard decisions and must allow alternative viewpoints. "We had a very nice dinner and at that time he told me you are not under investigation", said Trump.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer says 'no comment' when asked about Trump taping Federal Bureau of Investigation director

In an early-morning tweetstorm Friday, Trump suggested there might be recordings of his conversations with Comey that could be used to undercut anything the former director might tell the public. "Unless I have them every two weeks and I do them myself, we don't have them". "I think he is stirring the pot, as he has a habit of doing", Fleischer said in an interview Friday.

USA Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site
Author: 0 Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

The U.S. Department of Energy needs to immediately assess the integrity of the tunnels and fix them, She said. That work is expected to take until 2060 and cost an additional $100 billion over the $19 billion already spent. The agency said there was no sign that radiation escaped from the hole. Lawyers for the Energy Department have said no evidence has been provided showing workers have been harmed by vapors.

USA White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'
Author: 0 White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

Who, a couple days after this first conversation took place, refused to uphold a lawful order of the president. What is indisputable: Yates was appointed as an United States attorney and as deputy attorney general by President Barack Obama.

Author: 0 Just 21% of Voters Approve of the New GOP Health Care Plan

That move could go farther than the controversial amendment from Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) in the House-passed bill, which allows states to apply for waivers to opt out of those ObamaCare regulations. And large majorities, including Republicans, say they would disapprove of the plan if it "significantly increased the national deficit". "The second attempt wins the support of 21 percent of voters".

USA Arizona woman accused of substituting flour for infant formula
Author: 0 Arizona woman accused of substituting flour for infant formula

Laplante may be facing further charges; detectives are still looking into any returns she may have made. The TPD said she bought the formula , replaced it with flour, sugar and rice cereal, resealed the cans and returned them to the store for a refund.

USA Coroner reopens case of bullied 8-year-old who killed self
Author: 0 Coroner reopens case of bullied 8-year-old who killed self

Video allegedly shows the 8-year-old being assaulted in a bathroom at Carson Elementary School in Ohio. Like, was there any connection between the bathroom incident and Gabriel's suicide? The school says that they wanted people to see that detective's description was over the top.

Author: 0 LA throw down Olympic gauntlet to Paris

LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman said the International Olympic Committee met with representatives of both bids in Denmark at the SportAccord Convention last month to explain that process. Baumann and his colleagues - 11 evaluators plus accompanying staff - gave LA 2024 reason to smile after holding meetings on Wednesday, touring proposed venues such as Pauley Pavilion and the Coliseum on Thursday, then conducting a brief Friday review.

USA US Justice Department to probe police shooting of Texas teen
Author: 0 US Justice Department to probe police shooting of Texas teen

Oliver was booked on a charge of murder and was released on a $300,000 surety bond, according to jail records. Edwards was described as a good student and popular athlete by family and friends. The attorneys for the Edwards family also announced that the Department of Justice is looking into the deadly officer-involved shooting case. "We think that we are finally getting somewhere".

Author: 0 Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts

The Mormon church announced Thursday that older teens in the United States and Canada will no longer take part in two Boy Scouts programs beginning in January, KUTV reported. Can young men in these age groups continue to earn the Eagle Scout award? The LDS Church has reviewed its affiliation with the Scouting program over the years and continue to "look for ways to better serve its families and young people worldwide".

Author: 0 Trump Keeps Controversies Smoldering With a Warning for Comey

After being told of Comey's controversial handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server, 47% of all voters - 70% of Republicans and 29% of Democrats - thought it was appropriate to fire him. "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???" ...

USA White House Questions Whether Yates' Warnings on Flynn Driven by Politics
Author: 0 White House Questions Whether Yates' Warnings on Flynn Driven by Politics

Earlier, following Monday's Senate judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the United States election, Trump tweeted, "The Russia-Trump collusion story is a total hoax, when will this taxpayer funded charade end?" Yates earlier this week testified that she warned White House officials Flynn that could be "blackmailed by the Russians" due to his conversations.

USA New Orleans Removes Confederate President Jefferson Davis Statue
Author: 0 New Orleans Removes Confederate President Jefferson Davis Statue

The demonstration attracted more than 700 people, including counter-protesters who carried Confederate flags. History, unfortunately, has seen great nations become lost, isolated and ultimately extinct by refusing to confront the sins of the past and evolve to meet the demands of a changing world.

Author: 0 White House struggles to straighten its story on Comey

Trump noted that he held meetings with both pols "on the same day" and added the hashtag #LetsMakePeace! The cameraman, who stood feet from Mr Trump as he talked with Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and the ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, had told the White House he was Mr Lavrov's official photographer, the source said.

Author: 0 Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead

Cottrell had ties to Licking County and had graduated from Central Ohio Technical College. Two victims were employees of the nursing home, and authorities believe the [other] person was the shooter, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said.

USA McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate
Author: 0 McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

Democrats aren't happy about the House Republican health care bill, but they are upbeat about the prospect of the measure serving as a millstone around GOP necks. "Let's make it easier for people to afford their insurance". Democratic fundraising has surged to challenge vulnerable Republicans who backed the plan.

Author: 0 Trump threatens to cancel White House media briefings to ensure 'accuracy'

Spicer was eventually asked if Trump's tweet means that he "doesn't have the full picture" when standing at the press briefing podium. In the tweet, Trump also warned Comey about leaking to the press: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" The White House, however, declined repeatedly on Friday to discuss the matter - including whether there are recording devices in the Oval Office.

Author: 0 Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman

Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp released some information about the incident. Long said that case also involved Medrano, who lived on Oakland Avenue and worked at the nursing home, 205 E. Police found the gunman dead in the nursing home in Kirkersville , a village of about 500 people about 20 miles east of downtown Columbus, authorities said.

USA Commencement speech by No. 2 Senate Republican canceled
Author: 0 Commencement speech by No. 2 Senate Republican canceled

Trump is reported to want a director who would be viewed as independent from the White House amid the backlash to Comey's firing. Trump is reportedly mulling whether to name an interim FBI director from a group of current bureau officials, but would also nominate a permanent replacement for Comey in such a case.

USA Officer shot responding to active shooter scene in Kirkersville, Ohio
Author: 0 Officer shot responding to active shooter scene in Kirkersville, Ohio

It is unclear if the gunman killed himself or whether he had a relationship with any of the victims. The sheriff says the hostages escaped when a shot was sacked at the chief. Thorp identified the chief as Steven Eric Disario. Kathy Rogers owns a thrift shop on the same block as Pine Kirk Care Center. A woman who lives across the street said she and her 6-year-old son heard it happen.