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Author: 0 Hanford Tunnel Collapse at Nuclear Site Triggers Emergency Alert

Department of Energy officials said . A former Energy Department official Bob Alvarez said that the rail cars carry spent fuel from a reactor area long the river to the chemical processing facility, which then extracts unsafe plutonium and uranium.

Author: 0 Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

Fallin's office says the governor will arrive in Elk City about noon Wednesday to meet with emergency responders and tour the damaged area. Another tornado touched down about five miles southeast of Sayre in Beckham County about 6:45 p.m., Barnes said.

Author: 0 Trump seeks new Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

There is no set number of finalists that the President has pledged to interview personally. On Twitter, Trump appeared to suggest that if Comey gave his version of contacts between them, the administration might produce tapes of conversations, although it was not clear if such tapes exist.

Author: 0 FBI Source: Trump Asked Comey To End Investigation Of Michael Flynn

The White House denies this account. SHAPIRO: NPR's Scott Horsley joining us once again from the White House. CARRIE JOHNSON, BYLINE: Hi, Ari. The Republican billionaire's administration, now just barely four months old, was left reeling by the one-two punch, which sparked instant outrage from Democrats demanding a full explanation.

USA Trudeau Government Says Tillerson On Board With Climate Change
Author: 0 Trudeau Government Says Tillerson On Board With Climate Change

Tillerson sought to reassure the global Arctic community, saying "we're not going to rush" to make a decision, but that the American government would make "the right decision for the United States". US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will lead the gathering but he won't have many answers for his fellow foreign ministers. He called for vigilance in protecting the Arctic's "fragile environment" and said the USA would take other nations' interests into account as it formulates environmental ...

Author: 0 Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn get personal over defence on election trail

President Donald Trump has lashed out in a series of tweets amid a firestorm over the abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey. Anthony J Wells, research director at YouGov, said on Polling Report : "Overall the pattern seems to be a slight narrowing of the Tory lead, but it's a case of a truly humungous lead becoming merely a towering one: a lead of fourteen to eighteen points will still deliver a very hefty majority.

USA Trump's revelations to Russian Federation 'wholly appropriate': McMaster
Author: 0 Trump's revelations to Russian Federation 'wholly appropriate': McMaster

Defending Trump's actions, officials played down the importance and secrecy of the information, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligence-sharing agreement, and Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 AHCA Could Lead to 1M New Yorkers Losing Health Insurance

The poll also found that many voters did not appear to buy Republican assertions that the AHCA would improve costs and health outcomes. But President Trump and the GOP majorities in Congress now own the health care issue, and if they don't stop trying to sabotage the ACA and instead try to make it work, voters will be angry.

USA Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX
Author: 0 Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX

Virgin Australian will now check-in passengers at Terminal 2, but continue to stage aircraft at the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Each airline will complete its relocation overnight and resume operations in their new location the following morning.

USA Daredevil teens climb 745-foot Golden Gate Bridge without safety gear
Author: 0 Daredevil teens climb 745-foot Golden Gate Bridge without safety gear

It was all caught on camera and it's raising some serious questions. "Please do not attempt this yourself!" reads a comment on the video by Teatime. The bridge was not damaged or harmed by the climbers, he said. "We weren't bothering anybody", Teatime said. If anything, Teatime welcomes a conversation with authorities.

USA Trump Pledges To Move Swiftly To Nominate New FBI Chief
Author: 0 Trump Pledges To Move Swiftly To Nominate New FBI Chief

White House press secretary Sean Spicer denied this was a threat, but that didn't convince a whole lot of people. Another rumored candidate, former House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers, picked up the endorsement Saturday of the FBI Agents Association, the union representing active and retired agents.

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning will return to active duty, receive health care

Former President Obama commuted Manning's sentence in January, saying she had served a "tough sentence". Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning is set to walk out of prison Wednesday - but she won't be entirely free. Manning will return to Maryland, according to a GoFundMe page that has raised over $150,000 to help her transition back to public life. "Beyond that, she is waiting to experience life outside of prison before declaring any future plans".

USA Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection
Author: 0 Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

A hazardous weather outlook issued Monday afternoon said McHenry and surrounding counties could expect a limited tornado risk, hail up to a quarter size and wind up to 60 miles per hour. Around the same time, a tornado hit Barron County, Wisconsin. Mayor Jeff Martin in nearby Chetek (sheh-TEK') says turkeys can be seen wandering in the damage.

USA New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument
Author: 0 New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

For supporters, the works are a way to remember and honour history. Work lights aimed at the statue were blazing. "To me, they are a historic landmark in the city, like a placeholder that has survived countless hurricanes", said a man who only identified himself as George.

USA Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill
Author: 0 Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

USA president Donald Trump has urged Senate Republicans not to "let the American people down" as the contentious debate over overhauling America's health care shifts to Congress' upper chamber. The bill will now face the Senate, and Kasich hopes senators rewrite the bill to be more comprehensive. Collins is a moderate senator whose vote will be important in the narrowly divided Senate.

Author: 0 3 arrested at gathering denouncing Confederate torch protest

Richard Spencer , a white nationalist, led torch-wielding protesters in rallying around a statue of Confederacy leader Robert E. Lee slated for removal in the city. "What brings us together is that we are white, we are a people, we will not be replaced", Spencer declared at an evening protest reminiscent of a fiery KKK gathering.

Author: 0 Texas Sen. John Cornyn 'Not Interested' in FBI Director Job

Asked about a special prosecutor last week, Cornyn mentioned Rosenstein and said "certainly that's a possibility, but as long as there's no question about his ability to oversee the investigation, there's no need for it in my view". Then there is the fact that Cornyn's across-the-aisle friend, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , said Democrats will not support confirming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation leader unless a special investigator is appointed to look into Trump's connections to ...

Author: 0 Israel provided intelligence that Donald Trump revealed to Russians

Sergey Kislyak. The White House denied the report. Becca Glover Watkins, a spokeswoman for Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., tells NPR's Geoff Bennett that the committee "has reached out to the White House to request additional information on recent reports about alleged dissemination of intelligence information".

USA Captain of crashed jet described as experienced
Author: 0 Captain of crashed jet described as experienced

The crash is the 53rd fatal Learjet 35 accident since 1977, according to the Aviation Safety Network. Air traffic controllers said the two pilots did not issue a distress call before the crash, said a spokesman for the charter company, which is based in Hawaii and California.

USA Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit
Author: 0 Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

Israeli intelligence was a source for some of the information on ISIS bomb-making capabilities that President Donald Trump discussed with Russian diplomats, U.S. The New York Times , citing a current and a former American official, reported the newest wrinkle in a story that has consumed the Trump administration since Monday night.

USA 2nd of 4 Confederate monuments removed
Author: 0 2nd of 4 Confederate monuments removed

A few hundred monument supporters , many waving Confederate flags, stood to voice opposition. Police had cordoned off the 6-foot tall bronze statue of Davis with a chain-link fence to keep protesters out. "This is about showing the whole world that we as a city and as a people are able to acknowledge, understand, reconcile - and most importantly - choose a better future", Mayor Landrieu said in a statement .

Author: 0 Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

President Trump and top White House officials defended his conversations with Russian officials Tuesday, while lashing out at anonymous sources who relayed the sensitive information to reporters. These countries share vast amounts of information and promise not to spy on each other. He's absolutely correct: He was well within his rights as president to share even what the Post termed "highly classified" intelligence with another country, especially about something as ugly as a terrorist ...

USA Family denies DNC staffer leaked information to WikiLeaks
Author: 0 Family denies DNC staffer leaked information to WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks published more than 19,000 emails from the DNC emails on July 22, leaking the rest later. It has been the contention of Clinton, high-ranking Democrats, and their friends in the mainstream media that the DNC internal memos were leaked by Russian hackers in the service of Vladimir Putin's intelligence services.

USA Navy SEAL Killed, 2 SEALS Wounded in Somalia Gunfight
Author: 0 Navy SEAL Killed, 2 SEALS Wounded in Somalia Gunfight

The statement said U.S. forces were conducting an advise-and-assist mission with Somalia's military. The target in Somalia was a local al-Shabaab leader who had been involved in planning attacks against facilities used by USA and African forces in Somalia.

USA 'Thirteen Reasons Why' Pulled By School District
Author: 0 'Thirteen Reasons Why' Pulled By School District

In the series, high school student Hannah Baker commits suicide, leaving behind a series of tapes explaining why she did it. " It would be hard for anybody who has dealt with suicide to not have a heightened awareness of things, to perhaps be a little more cautious about things ", she said.

Author: 0 With You We Have Hope: Palestinian President Tells Trump

Abbas said he believes the Trump administration can play an important role as a mediator, and the US president indeed restated his ambition to facilitate the deal that has eluded negotiators for over two decades. Washington D.C. [United States ]: United States President Donald Trump has vowed to revive the stalled Israel-Palestine peace process by acting as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator".

Author: 0 WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion

An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russian Federation is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised. Testimony by Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee Monday, as well as news reports about what Obama told Trump, provided new revelations and raised new questions about Flynn and Trump, though Trump in a tweet dismissed ...

USA Trump warns Comey about leaking to media
Author: 0 Trump warns Comey about leaking to media

The White House initially said Comey was sacked on the recommendation of the two top officials at the Justice Department. "When I did this now I said, I probably, maybe will confuse people, maybe I'll expand that, you know, I'll lengthen the time, because it should be over with, in my opinion, it should have been over with a long time ago, because all it is, is, an excuse".

Author: 0 White House denies Trump tried to influence Comey over Flynn investigation

The information had been supplied by a USA ally in the fight against the Islamic State militant group, the officials said. Both claims were made by an "associate" of the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief who read aloud the memo's contents to The New York Times on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Graham: US must "punish Russia" for election interference

Though Rosenstein is a "respected career prosecutor", he has "mostly deserved the doubts he generated with his peculiar press-release-style memo purporting to explain Comey's sudden sacking", Bharara wrote. Calling Trump's remarks about possible taped conversations "outrageous", Sen. Comey had previously refused to acknowledge the parallel Trump investigation, and his disclosure enrages Democrats who already blamed Comey for costing Clinton the presidency.

USA Trump's frustrations are boiling over after Comey dismissal
Author: 0 Trump's frustrations are boiling over after Comey dismissal

The group said "it is essential that the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director understand the details of how agents do their important work". "The president has a chance to clean up the mess he mostly created", he said, adding, "I have no evidence that the president colluded with the Russians at all.

USA Yankees' home runs back Sabathia in 7-1 rout of Royals
Author: 0 Yankees' home runs back Sabathia in 7-1 rout of Royals

He improved to 13-5 all-time at The K. Sabathia joined Justin Verlander, Mark Buehrle and Bert Blyleven with the most victories by a visiting pitcher. Then the Royals faded from relevance and the Yankees dominated the 90s in an orgy of spending and the leadership of Derek Jeter. In the Country Club Plaza area, Jack Stack is a go-to place; their spicy barbecue sauce goes with everything they serve - and it's all great.

USA Pretrial hearing set for Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones
Author: 0 Pretrial hearing set for Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones

Now, in exchange for the dismissal of misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct, Jones owned up to a count of obstructing official business, according to a WCPO report. Jones issued an apology in court and said he is "trying to get better every day ". "I have 99 percent non-celebrities in my court". Jones is still subject to potential National Football League discipline.

USA Mitch McConnell: I Recommended Merrick Garland for FBI Director
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell: I Recommended Merrick Garland for FBI Director

Something of a Garland-boomlet gained traction in GOP circles following former FBI Director James Comey's abrupt dismissal last week. That event was already unsettling Republicans on Capitol Hill , but McConnell's reaction appeared created to mute any notion that GOP lawmakers might begin abandoning Trump.

USA UN Security Council for imposing sanctions on North Korea's missile test
Author: 0 UN Security Council for imposing sanctions on North Korea's missile test

Another aerospace engineering specialist, John Schilling, said the launch appeared to demonstrate an intermediate-range ballistic missile that could "reliably strike the U.S. "We consider that nuclear and missile tests are unacceptable", Putin said. The council is expected to discuss the next steps during its meeting late evening today.

USA Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus
Author: 0 Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus

It's not clear, however, whether Erdogan expects to be able to dissuade Trump during their meeting, and what action he is prepared to take if the US goes ahead with the policy. If Erdogan can accept that his expectations cannot be realized because of the constraints of USA law and national security interests but that he will be treated as an equal and there will be no interference or even harsh commentary regarding his domestic policies, these two birds of a feather should flock together for ...

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