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Author: 0 Traffic lines on Columbia represent National Police Week

This weekend there was a candlelight vigil on the National Mall in Washington to mark the 394 names added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. In humble appreciation of our hard-working law enforcement officers, Melania and I will light the White House in blue on May 15. "We are all trying to do the same thing together".

Author: 0 Comey agrees to testify in front of Senate committee

The White House has been thrown into turmoil by a string of allegations against Mr Trump this week, including that he may have obstructed justice by asking Mr Comey to drop an investigation into one of his top advisers. Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein briefed House members on the Russian Federation investigation. But it lead to criticism from Mr Trump's political rivals, including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, who said earlier this week: "If these reports are true, the ...

USA US AG issues new criminal charging policy
Author: 0 US AG issues new criminal charging policy

The change would trigger longer prison sentences. Prosecutors, too, could use the threat of a mandatory minimum penalty to facilitate plea bargains, and some were irked that Holder's memo stripped them of that tool. "This policy is simply common sense and will help reduce crimes and drugs in our neighborhoods", he said in a statement . The policy undoes Obama-era guidance that Sessions says sidestepped federal law by allowing prosecutors to avoid charging some people with the most serious ...

USA Congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump's impeachment
Author: 0 Congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump's impeachment

And this is where I stand. Second, the House of Representatives must investigate the investigation, usually through its judiciary committee. . But even before Comey's possible "paper trail" documenting President Trump's demands (which may or may not actually rise to the level of impeachable offense) came to light, his enemies were out in force.

USA Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech
Author: 0 Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

A press release from the student activist group pointed to Mr Pence's anti-LGBTQ and anti-refugee policies as governor of IN, and his support of the Donald Trump's travel ban and threats to sanctuary cities as vice president. Pence concluded, "University of Notre Dame Class of 2017: this is your day". "And on the world stage he condemned in his words the murder of innocent Muslims, the oppression of women, the persecution of Jews and the slaughter of Christians".

USA Reds rally to beat Rockies, break seven-game slide
Author: 0 Reds rally to beat Rockies, break seven-game slide

He's the only Reds starter to go more than five innings during the losing streak. In his last nine innings of work, Cox hasn't allowed a run and has given up six hits. "But today was a rare occurrence", Black said. Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco who has already missed past three games with left hamstring soreness won't back in the lineup on Friday.

Author: 0 Fanfare And Deals Dominate Trump's First Day In Saudi Arabia

Mr Trump's first overseas trip as president comes as the dynamics between the United States and the region's players are moving in unusual directions. Trumped stated that a better future for young Muslim boys and girls, where they can grow up free of fear and safe from violence, can on be achieved by "defeating terrorism and the ideology that drives it".

Author: 0 Congressman calls for impeachment of President Trump

Amid the battery of potentially damaging news stories, calls to bring impeachment proceedings against Trump are being amplified by demands that he should be impeached for the "high crime" of obstruction of justice . According to History.com, Andrew Johnson was impeached for violating the Tenure of Office Act and had 11 articles of impeachment drafted against him.

Author: 0 Watch as Cloud Computing stuns the 2017 Preakness Stakes

The focus grew on Classic Empire , which finished fourth at the Kentucky Derby, as the colt raced past Always Dreaming in the final turn and took a significant lead. Mark Casse, trainer of 2-year-old champion Classic Empire , noted that his colt inherited the lead from Always Dreaming far sooner than anyone could have anticipated.

USA Is Trump Taping Conversations in the Oval Office? Sean Spicer Won't Say
Author: 0 Is Trump Taping Conversations in the Oval Office? Sean Spicer Won't Say

White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, said earlier in the week that Mr. Trump acted entirely on Rosenstein's recommendation when firing Comey . Trump also denied reports that he asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to him at a private dinner shortly after Trump was sworn in. "The Republicans are still behind the president", Dickerson said.

USA James Hahn takes command as Jason Kokrak collapses at AT&T Byron Nelson
Author: 0 James Hahn takes command as Jason Kokrak collapses at AT&T Byron Nelson

Because of early-morning rain that delayed the start, threesomes were used instead of the usual weekend twosomes. Hahn, 35, made sure to throw one final punch at the leaders. While he will be disappointed to have missed a short putt at the first extra hole, overall he will be very happy with his performance ahead of the coming stretch of major events over the northern summer.

USA Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week
Author: 0 Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

Former FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate intelligence committee next week, according to the panel's vice chairman, Democratic Sen. The president then turned the conversation to whether Comey would pledge his loyalty to him. Trump's tweet came the morning after he asserted Comey had told him three times that he wasn't under FBI investigation.

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz to Announce Plans to Leave Congress by End of June

The Utah congressman appeared on ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning, and called for anyone who leaked information to members of the press to be "handcuffed". Earlier this week, Chaffetz tweeted that he had invited Comey to testify at a hearing set for next week. "I think I'll actually miss the chaos; I kind of thrive in that", he said.

Author: 0 Is The Goal Still To Make Health Care Affordable?

With this control, many states can choose to effectively remove coverage for poor people and impose high premiums and co-pays. But they've never indicated that they didn't appreciate the fact that they had health insurance coverage just like all the rest of their neighbors.

USA Spicer Calls Sally Yates a 'Political Opponent' of Trump
Author: 0 Spicer Calls Sally Yates a 'Political Opponent' of Trump

Flynn was sacked for misleading the Vice President. At issue is whether Flynn improperly indicated to Kislyak the Trump administration would ease or reverse economic sanctions former President Barack Obama had imposed on Moscow in retaliation for Russian interference in the US presidential campaign.

USA Reality star Scott Disick's Hidden Hills home robbed
Author: 0 Reality star Scott Disick's Hidden Hills home robbed

If their romance turns out to be serious, Kourtney has to accept the fact that a 19-year-old will have somewhat of a responsibility to help care for her children when Scott carries the visitation rights to look after his kids while Kardashian is traveling.

USA TrumpCare Puts African American Health Progress at Risk
Author: 0 TrumpCare Puts African American Health Progress at Risk

This flexibility will probably be favored mostly by small businesses and those with smaller profit margins. If not let your legislators know. Larger companies in especially competitive job markets will continue to need to offer attractive medical plans as incentives to recruit the best workers.

USA No talks until North Korea stops nuclear, missile tests: Tillerson
Author: 0 No talks until North Korea stops nuclear, missile tests: Tillerson

North Korea has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland United States, saying the programme is necessary to counter USA aggression. In its previous missile launch at the end of April, North Korea's regime suffered a second failure in a row with its latest ballistic missile test attempt amid continuing tensions with the United States and South Korea.

USA Sanders fans contest California Democratic chairman vote results
Author: 0 Sanders fans contest California Democratic chairman vote results

Sacramento After an unusually rancorous election to lead the California Democratic Party, Kimberly Ellis, a political organizer from Richmond, announced Sunday she would not concede the race to longtime party activist and insider Eric Bauman until the party had conducted an "audit" of the almost 3,000 ballots cast by delegates the day before.

USA With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz
Author: 0 With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz

He was there, but it wasn't like he was dragging Johnny there, actually. "I'd like to give it some time to digest things, see how he is". It felt like he was on a loose rein by the time they turned up the backside, That's kind of what we anticipated Classic Empire would do, take it to us, but he just didn't have that reserve today.

USA Roger Ailes, former Fox News chairman, dead at 77
Author: 0 Roger Ailes, former Fox News chairman, dead at 77

By creating a cable news giant which became a favourite of conservatives, the late newsman became a central U.S. political figure. Under the leadership of Ailes, Fox became one of America's most popular television networks, with a core audience that remains distinctly different from those of more traditional news rivals CNN and MSNBC.

Author: 0 Intel sharing at heart of US, Europe talks on laptop ban

Airline association IATA has called on the European Commission and the USA government to adopt additional airport safety measures rather than expand the current, controversial ban on personal electronic devices (PEDs) in the cabin of flights from Middle Eastern and North African countries.

Author: 0 Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson shot a 71 with five bogeys and four birdies to reach 5 under, seven strokes off the lead and tied for 19th. "I just need to stay calm because obviously one more round to go". This is Hahn's fourth Nelson, and he has shot 64 or 65 in half of his 14 rounds there. CHAMPIONS: Fred Funk shot 2-under 70 to hold on to the third-round lead at the Regions Tradition in Birmingham, Ala.

Author: 0 Maniac driver plows down people in Times Square

Christopher Beekharry, his wife Sunita Prasad and their two children, ages 3 and 6, were visiting from the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana and touring Times Square, New York with their uncle on Thursday, May 18 when they saw a auto racing towards them on the side walk.

Author: 0 Justice Department directs federal prosecutors to charge maximum sentences

All of those charging factors are now gone under Sessions' reign - not surprising, as he has previously telegraphed his desire to prosecute more federal cases generally. His memo tells prosecutors to charge steeper crimes that would trigger long, mandatory minimum prison sentences. Officials at the Department of Justice said the new guidelines are a direct rebuttal of policies implemented under President Obama's attorney general, Eric Holder.

USA Trump predicts quick nomination to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Trump predicts quick nomination to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Addressing reporters onboard the presidential plan Air Force One, Mr Trump said the selection process would be fast. There are six known candidates who interviewed for the position on Saturday at Justice Department headquarters. Attorney in New Jersey after working in the NY office; and Richard Ben-Veniste, who was a special prosecutor during the Watergate scandal and later served as a member of the bipartisan commission that investigated the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Author: 0 Fans thankful to see 'Greatest Show on Earth' one final time

The Felds also said that the high costs involved with Ringling - which still travels the country by train - made the circus "an unsustainable business for the company". On Saturday afternoon, under cloudy skies, fans streamed into the Nassau Coliseum in suburban NY to pay their last respects to the iconic show. In making her the 39th person to play the role of circus host, Feld said it was taking a step toward modernizing the circus.

Author: 0 Former FBI chief James Comey to testify in Russian probe

Both Mr. Warner and the committee's chairman, Richard Burr, indicated they were looking forward to Mr. Comey's testimony about Russian interference in the November 8 Presidential elections that saw Mr. Despite agreeing to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey declined to testify before the Judiciary Committee. Trump, accompanied by wife Melania, walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Friday.

USA Trump boasted to Russians about firing 'nut job' Comey
Author: 0 Trump boasted to Russians about firing 'nut job' Comey

In subsequent days, however, Trump acknowledged he'd made a decision to fire Comey even before he read Rosenstein's memo. President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting earlier this month that firing former FBI Director James Comey, eased the "great pressure " on him from the bureau's investigation into alleged Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election, the New York Times reported Friday.

USA North Korea fires missile in latest test
Author: 0 North Korea fires missile in latest test

The launch came just one week after the North fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile, which according to Pyongyang flew nearly 800 km and was capable of carrying a "heavy" nuclear warhead. The missile appeared to not be an intercontinental ballistic missile, they said. "As everybody knows, the Americans have gestured (toward) dialogue", North Korea's Deputy U.N.

USA Notre Dame students plan walkout during VP Pence's commencement address
Author: 0 Notre Dame students plan walkout during VP Pence's commencement address

Students from US Vice President Mike Pence's home state of IN are planning to walk out of a commencement speech the 57-year-old is due to give on Sunday (21 May). The main organizers of the event are We Go High! of St. Joe County, IN; Michiana Alliance for Democracy; the Nu Black Power Movement; South Bend Equality; Inclusive Michiana; and Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky.

Author: 0 President's budget to include family leave plan

Families will also be affected in other ways. Before departing on his first foreign trip, President Trump met with his budget chief Mick Mulvaney, who announced that the President's budget request for fiscal year 2018 will be released next Tuesday.

USA Price defends cutting almost $1 trillion from Medicaid
Author: 0 Price defends cutting almost $1 trillion from Medicaid

The real costs and effects of this bill are unknown, though the CBO said the previous Republican health bill would deny up to 24 million people health care coverage. "But it does require some courage to champion the vulnerable, and the sick and the infirm". Another Republican, Sen. Rob Portman of OH, says he doesn't support the House bill as written.

Author: 0 Counter-rally lights up Lee Park with candles, not torches

The group - led by white nationalist Richard Spencer , a prominent figure in the so-called alt-right movement - say they were celebrating their "heritage". Lee and "Stonewall" Jackson. Earlier in the day, he addressed a similar demonstration centered around the statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in nearby Jackson Park.

Author: 0 Trump lands in Saudi Arabia

As a candidate, Trump frequently criticized Saudi Arabia for its treatment of women and gays, but in recent months he has praised Saudi leaders and other regimes around the world with poor human rights records - the Philippines, China, Turkey and Egypt.

USA Doctors 'Cautiously Optimistic' for Retired Teacher in Times Square Crash
Author: 0 Doctors 'Cautiously Optimistic' for Retired Teacher in Times Square Crash

He's due back in court next week. Rojas is next scheduled to appear in court on 24 May. He emerged from his vehicle, screaming and jumping up and down before he was subdued by bystanders and nearby police, witnesses said. Police identified the woman killed by the vehicle as Alyssa Elsman , of Portage, Michigan. He said that out of an "abundance of caution", security across key locations around the city will be stepped up and major sites in the city will get additional police coverage from ...

USA Fresh questions over Flynn add to White House turmoil
Author: 0 Fresh questions over Flynn add to White House turmoil

Regardless of whether he colluded with Russian Federation during the campaign, we know that he was lobbying on behalf of Turkey without registering as a foreign lobbyist. The next day, Putin said he wouldn't retaliate. The United States hit Russian with sanctions since 2014 due to its military intervention in Ukraine. Lawmakers in the House and Senate as well as the Department of Justice (DOJ) are intensifying their investigation into the possible collusion of the Trump campaign and the ...

USA Police believe body found near I-495 is missing Duke student
Author: 0 Police believe body found near I-495 is missing Duke student

A body believed to be missing Duke University student Michael Doherty was found Saturday afternoon in a wooded area of Franklin. Doherty, 20, was last seen early Sunday morning in his hometown of Franklin, Massachusetts. Although they are not sanctioned by police, civilians have been helping in the search effort and have been welcomed by authorities. Doherty ultimately chose to walk roughly a mile to his home.