USA Why Iran's hardliners may be cheering Trump's hard line
Author: 0 Why Iran's hardliners may be cheering Trump's hard line

But addressing the leaders of 55 Muslim-majority countries, Trump said the meeting marked a "new chapter" that would bring lasting benefits for citizens of the USA and those of the countries being represented at the meeting. "The other thing that was fascinating to me...there was not a single hint of a protester anywhere there the whole time we were there", he continued.

USA Matt Elam arrested for grand theft, battery
Author: 0 Matt Elam arrested for grand theft, battery

The 25-year-old was arrested in February for possession over 120 grams of marijuana and 3 grams of oxycodone, after which the Ravens announced their plans for the future did not include Elam. Last year, he appeared in nine games for the team, making just four tackles during the regular season. He then left the area. Elam missed all of 2015 after he tore his biceps in training camp and then a knee injury, suffered in the preseason, prompted him to spend the first seven games of 2016 on ...

Author: 0 Trump to Comey: Throw journalists in jail

Comey was sacked by President Donald Trump earlier this month. He denied media reports from last week that Comey had asked him for additional resources for his investigation before Trump fired him. It's an association that, as National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster told ABC News, has taken a heavy toll on President Donald Trump's effort to " reset " diplomatic relations between the us and Russian Federation - something that Trump promised to do a number of times throughout his ...

USA Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision
Author: 0 Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

In 2014, the year the marketplaces opened, House Republicans sued the Obama administration to stop the payments. Meanwhile, Democrats are now interested in investigating whether or not the Trump administration linked the continuation of the cost-sharing payments to support for the GOP's replacement plan.

USA Russian Federation warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after latest missile launch
Author: 0 Russian Federation warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after latest missile launch

It flew 787 km, it added. State media paraphrased North Korea's leader as saying that "the most ideal weapon systems in the world will never become the eternal exclusive property of the USA", warning that "the US should not. South Korea's Defense Ministry said more analysis was needed to verify the claim. It "represents a level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile", aerospace engineering specialist John Schilling wrote on the respected 38 North website.

USA Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachment
Author: 0 Texas congressman receives threats over call for impeachment

Green also pointed to a petition calling for Trump's impeachment , which already has more than a million signatures and is continuing to gain momentum. Green has received threatening messages from callers at his offices in Houston and Washington, said Camille Scott, a spokeswoman for him. "When people say that they will lynch you, I think you have to take that seriously", Green told MSNBC host Joy Reid on Saturday.

USA Vaughn rallies to win NCAA women's golf title
Author: 0 Vaughn rallies to win NCAA women's golf title

Senior Maggie Beth Byers trimmed six shots off her first round by carding a 9-over 81 for the Bears' final counting score of the day. In a stunning turnaround at Rich Harvest Farms, Vaughn made up a four-shot deficit with four holes to play with two birdies and a lot of help from Wake Forest sophomore Jennifer Kupcho, who led the entire final round until a triple bogey on the 17th hole.

Author: 0 Jury selection underway in Cosby sex assault trial

Lawyers in Bill Cosby's sex assault case this week hope to find a dozen jurors and six alternates willing to be sequestered almost 300 miles from home. Andrea Constand, who has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her, walks in a park in Toronto on December 30, 2015. Constand left Philadelphia after the end of the season and moved to Ontario, Canada, where she began her training to become a massage therapist.

Author: 0 Three climbers dead and one missing near summit of Mount Everest

Francesco Enrico Marchetti, the Australian, also died while climbing down Everest, according to a report in The Himalayan Times . It emerged over the weekend that the famous Hillary Step, a vertical rock face near the summit of Mount Everest named after Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man confirmed to have scaled the mountain, had collapsed, making conditions even more treacherous for climbers attempting to reach the summit.

USA Average gas price falls slightly
Author: 0 Average gas price falls slightly

The national average increased over 2 cents per gallon in the past week, to $2.35. The average price in Columbia, Greenville-Spartanburg and Myrtle Beach was $2.01 a gallon Monday. AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.11 and as high as $2.51 per gallon. A sharp decline in the rest of the country kept prices down overall.

USA Sooners storm back to win championship of NCAA Softball Norman Regional
Author: 0 Sooners storm back to win championship of NCAA Softball Norman Regional

The victor of the first game Saturday will have to play Tulsa, coming off a full day's rest after beating Arkansas 5-4 Friday. "They don't want to stop play". She had at least two hits in every Regional contest this weekend to extend her hitting streak to 20 games and her on-base streak to 34 contests in a row.

USA Massive cuts to food stamps part of Donald Trump's budget proposal
Author: 0 Massive cuts to food stamps part of Donald Trump's budget proposal

Trump's blueprint for the 2018 budget year comes out Tuesday. According to the state Department of Health and Human Services, there were some 1.8 million Michiganders who received traditional Medicaid, which is medical care for low-income individuals, in April and another 675,000 people who were part of Healthy Michigan, the state's Medicaid expansion program created under Obamacare.

USA President Trump's aide comment on West Bank shock Israel
Author: 0 President Trump's aide comment on West Bank shock Israel

He should accept Prime Minister Netanyahu's offer to join him and his family at Judaism's holiest site. Trump campaigned on a pledge to move the embassy, but has retreated from it since assuming office. Obama, like some US presidents before him, was annoyed or worse by what his White House saw as Israeli intransigence and highhanded tactics. And ABC News reports that, according to several former and current USA officials, it may have endangered the life of an Israel spy inside ISIS.

Author: 0 Israeli Official: Trump's Credibility at Stake Over Embassy Pledge

The Palestinians are taking seriously Donald Trump's efforts to help resolve the Israel-Palestinian conflict, a minister said Thursday, ahead of the US president's visit to the West Bank next week. Greenblatt has quietly done much of the heavy work for the USA thus far. Trump has also ruffled feathers by planning a relatively short stop at Israel's Holocaust memorial, a ritual for every American official on their first official visit to the country, former US peace negotiator Martin ...

Author: 0 James Comey to testify before Senate in public hearing

The hearing will be scheduled after the May 29 Memorial Day holiday, the statement said. The day after the Flynn conversation, Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, asked Mr. In the memo, Rosenstein wrote that the FBI director had violated long-standing Justice Department practices in his handling of the bureau's investigation of Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state.

USA DHS: More than 600K foreign travelers overstayed visas in 2016
Author: 0 DHS: More than 600K foreign travelers overstayed visas in 2016

For example, 13 percent of the visitors from Afghanistan overstayed their visas, while almost 11 percent of those from Iraq overstayed. The U.K. followed by Germany, Italy and France had the largest total number of people overstaying their travel visas for business or pleasure, among countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program, which allows citizens of 38 countries to travel to the USA for business or tourism without a visa.

USA Chris Christie: I warned Trump about Flynn
Author: 0 Chris Christie: I warned Trump about Flynn

Flynn was sacked by Trump in February after it came to light that he had misled Vice President Pence and other administration officials about the nature of his contacts with the Russian ambassador. "I think the President could be better served than he's been served", Christie said. The report also says that people close to Flynn say he believed that when the warning to Mr.

Author: 0 U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

Missile tests such as Sunday's present a hard challenge to Moon, a liberal who took over as South Korea's president on May 10 and has expressed a desire to reach out to the North. The most recent was a "super-mighty pre-emptive strike " that could reduce the USA mainland into ashes. Newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who is seeking deeper engagement with the North, has convened an urgent meeting of his national security council in response to discuss the issue.

Author: 0 Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

US President Donald Trump on Monday (May 22) became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city of Jerusalem, placing his hand on one of the most sacred sites in Judaism. On Wednesday, Trump will visit Pope Francis at the Vatican before meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella. The two leaders and their wives will have dinner at the Prime Minister's residence Monday evening.

USA VP Nez Attends 2017 Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony
Author: 0 VP Nez Attends 2017 Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony

Officers from all over Wisconsin were in Madison to remember their fallen comrades at the Law Enforcement Memorial at the corner of Pinckney and Mifflin streets. Three Wisconsin officers had their names added to the memorial: Rusk County Deputy Dan Glaze Jr., town of Salem public safety officer Michael Venura and Milwaukee traffic officer Charles Gudgell.

USA Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting
Author: 0 Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Also killed inside the nursing home was 48-year-old nurse's aide Cindy Krantz, who died in a hallway from a shotgun wound, the coroner said. Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersvill. She also told police Hartless "doesn't like police". The gunman was in a wooded area behind the nursing home when he encountered two passers-by, whom he temporarily took hostage.

Author: 0 More Legal Coverage Headed to Religious Adoption Agencies as Bill Passes Senate

The new version would scrap the $210 increase altogether and increase total funding by only about $500 million vs. the original $1.6 billion. Under the Senate's version of the bill, about 93 percent of school districts would see more revenue by 2019, with 7 percent seeing no change in revenue, he said.

Author: 0 Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure

Earlier in the session Abbott had insisted the legislature pass bathroom legislation. Lois Kolkhorst , R-Brenham. The "bathroom bill" proposal, which would affect public schools, was introduced as an amendment to a bill about emergency procedures at schools.

Author: 0 Trump trip to Israel possibly first flight from Saudi Arabia

But obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship between the White House and the Knesset. After Trump landed in Tel Aviv, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed "hope that one day an Israeli prime minister will be able to fly from Tel Aviv to Riyadh".

Author: 0 Former FBI director Comey to testify publicly

Mr Comey is due to testify to an open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee after being fired from his position as head of the intelligence agency. It did say Comey, "created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation". The White House official was described as a senior adviser who is close to the president, but sources would not identify the official's name, The Post reported.

USA APNewsBreak: Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment
Author: 0 APNewsBreak: Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment

The Senate Intelligence Committee requested documents relating to the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian Federation on April 28, which Flynn and his lawyer refused to submit. It also asked him to provide all records of his communications with the Trump campaign that "were in anyway related to Russian Federation". If the intelligence committee wants to give Flynn immunity, it will likely have to enter into discussions with Mueller to determine whether the move could impede the FBI's case.

Author: 0 Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

At least eight candidates for the bureau's top spot headed to the Department of Justice on Saturday to interview for the position, which was vacated when James Comey was sacked this week. Trump said. Rogers is also a former FBI special agent and he was endorsed by the FBI Agents Association in a statement released Saturday. Asked if the pick would be announced before his trip overseas, Mr.

Author: 0 In Israel, Trump says there is "rare opportunity" for peace

His first stop will be the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at the site where Christians believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected. Trump is going to be the first sitting US president to go there. While Netanyahu in the past has expressed support for the establishment of a Palestinian state, he has been vague about this goal since Trump took office.

USA Coast Guard helps 5 in sinking boat near Carolina Beach
Author: 0 Coast Guard helps 5 in sinking boat near Carolina Beach

The Coast Guard says Station Scituate in Scituate, Massachusetts, opens Monday and Station Block Island in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, opens Friday. A Coast Guard search that began Saturday and involved crews aboard a helicopter, a twin-engine fixed-wing aircraft and a 45-foot boat has been called off.

Author: 0 "Crypto" outbreaks in swimming pools on the rise

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) have reported that these swimming pools have become breeding grounds for diarrhea-causing parasites called cryptosporidium . coli , can't survive for more than an hour in a pool with normal levels of chlorine , according to the CDC . The new report focuses on recent large crypto outbreaks in three states: Alabama, Arizona, and Ohio.

USA Trump claims unearned exoneration on Russia
Author: 0 Trump claims unearned exoneration on Russia

Rosenstein said that though he was personally fond of Comey, "I thought it was appropriate to seek a new leader". South Carolina Sen. Lindsay Graham took it a step further, saying that the Justice Department's look into the Trump campaign's possible Russian Federation ties is "now considered a criminal investigation".

Author: 0 Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'

Comey was abruptly fired by Trump at a time when he was leading an investigation into whether the latter's election campaign had links with Russian Federation during the U.S. The revelation shows the law enforcement investigation is reaching "the highest levels of government", while also scrutinizing former confidantes no longer advising Trump, such as former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 US Ends Arctic Council Chairmanship By Signing Treaty on Carbon Emissions

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump insisted that climate change is a Chinese hoax, and called for the USA to withdraw from the 2015 Paris Agreement on carbon gas emissions. That non-binding worldwide agreement went into effect past year and calls for countries to set goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. "The Fairbanks Declaration notes what Paris claims to be", a State Department official told ABC News.

USA Trump Responds to Testimony on Flynn, Russian Influence
Author: 0 Trump Responds to Testimony on Flynn, Russian Influence

Yates testified that she had been so concerned over Flynn being "compromised" and open to "blackmail" that she had two meetings with Trump's White House lawyer, Don McGahn, to whom she expressed her fears. Yates refused to answer the question. Strikingly, Yates warned that not only was Flynn not telling the truth about the calls, the Russians knew and could probably prove he was lying - therefore opening him up to blackmail.

Author: 0 Kearny Memorial Day Parade Thursday; other tributes to follow

Keewatin American Legion Post 452/VFW Post 5516 and Auxiliaries will host a ceremony Monday, May 29, at 9:30 Keewatin City Park. The Yavapai Cemetery Association points out that Citizens Cemetery contains the graves of more than 3,000 Yavapai County pioneers.

USA Anthony Weiner: Democratic congressman 'to plead guilty' to sexting a minor
Author: 0 Anthony Weiner: Democratic congressman 'to plead guilty' to sexting a minor

He said Friday that he has apologized to the girl and has entered " intensive treatment " in the process of understanding the " depths of my sickness ". The investigation of his laptop led to the discovery of a cache of emails from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to her top aide Huma Abedin, Weiner's wife.

Author: 0 Thunderstorms leave behind damaged homes, power outages in Iowa

The National Weather Service said spotters reported a tornado four miles northwest of Chetek at 5:35 p.m., and another five miles southwest of Weyerhaeuser at 6:15 p.m. Feuerhelm says they had nowhere to go but the bathtub. He added that the storm totally wrecked 40 homes and 75 severely damaged another 50 to 75. "We thought we were going to be digging for people here for days", Fitzgerald said.

Author: 0 Ringling Bros. Says Goodbye After 146 Years

As Ringling Bros . prepares to take its final bow before a sold-out crowd at Nassau Coliseum in the suburbs of New York City, circus performers and enthusiasts lamented the shutting down of " The Greatest Show on Earth ". The circus originated from a show created by William Coup and PT Barnum in the 1870. A parade of circus elephants with Ringling Bros . and Barnum & Bailey heads south on State Street, en route to the War Memorial, during a 1998 visit to Syracuse.