Trump's foreign trip came as something of a break from the storm over the investigation into his 2016 campaign's relationship with Russian Federation. Mr Trump has insisted at times the decision was his alone, but he also has pointed to a "very strong" recommendation from Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein.
The newspaper summarized the documents as saying police talked to the woman and Mumphery, with the reports offering "conflicting accounts of who was the aggressor and whether elements of their sexual behavior were consensual". The Free Press reported that police documents said assistant county prosecutor Steve Kwasnik chose to not bring charges several months later, on August 24, 2015, because the case "could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and the accuser did not return contact".
Yes, let's get these Key economic drivers done! "You've got to have 60 votes and we don't have 60 votes at this point", Grassley said. His tweet Tuesday and a previous one over the weekend raised new questions about how he views the tax overhaul and the health-care plan.
While Trump hit back in a tweet , and far-right commentators in the US aired their outrage at the chancellor's comments, at home Merkel was defended by even her most ardent political rivals. A day later, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also lashed out at Washington , saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies. stand against the interest of the European Union ".
He had called on the House to pass a "bathroom-type bill" and property tax reform. The compromise doesn't go as far as the bill that passed the Texas Senate in March. "Members of the House wanted to act on this issue, and my philosophy as speaker has never been to force my will on the body", Straus said. The backlash against North Carolina's HB2 has been significant, with companies such as Deutsche Bank and PayPal Holdings announcing that they would not expand operations within ...
Words that are hard enough to boot spellers from spelling bee competition rounds are called knockout words. For example, Wisconsin's most-misspelled word? With that in mind, Google is celebrating #spellingbee week by mapping America's most misspelled words .
An annual report on homelessness was released by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) on Wednesday, showing a sharp rise in the homeless population across almost every statistical category in Los Angeles County. In 2013, LAHSA found there were 39,461 homeless people in the county, with an 85% increase in people living in vehicles, tents and other makeshift structures.
The White House is officially taking its travel ban to the Supreme Court . Now, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vowed to take it to the top, saying the administration "strongly disagrees" with the circuit court's decision. In Thursday's decision, the appellate court explicitly referred to Trump's advocacy of a Muslim ban during the 2016 presidential campaign . Looked at that way, the executive order "is entirely without constitutional fault", he wrote.
Past year six people died in five different accidents. During that period, Alabama State Troopers investigated four traffic fatalities, which is less than half of the 11 recorded a year ago. on Friday, May 26, through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 29, 2017. A teenage girl was killed in a crash in I-94 during the late-evening hours of Memorial Day.
Police say the girl was allegedly assaulted during a ride on January 25 after she got into an Uber vehicle at the downtown bus terminal at Bay St. and Edward St. "We are heartbroken by the loss of one of our partners, Grant Nelson. 'Our deepest sympathies and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this incredibly hard time".
Kellogg's closure of the distribution centers and the job cuts are part of a plan to change the company's distribution model announced this February. The company is closing its Detroit Distribution Center in New Hudson, Michigan, citing a change in its sales and distribution model. It will close a center in Sharonville, Ohio, and lay off almost 250 employees.
US news accounts in recent days say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated that reports of the Russian probes are consuming the White House and his attempts to reform the national health care insurance law championed by his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, cut taxes, and change immigration policies.
President Donald Trump is increasingly frustrated with the inability of his White House to move beyond the story of Russia's meddling into the 2016 election and possible collusion with his campaign. The presidency, Donald Trump is discovering, is not an easy or natural fit. Trump aides had been hoping to get through the trip before making staffing decisions.
The New York Times reports that he asked for a lawyer, but information about his attorney was unavailable Friday morning. A vehicle that struck pedestrians and later crashed is seen on the sidewalk in Times Square in New York May 18, 2017 .
Spicer discussed ongoing possible connections to Jared Kushner and Russians, the president's worldwide trip, and other topics. There is a new poll from Monmouth University today that asked people how much certain spokespeople help and hurt President Donald Trump every time they speak for him and the White House .
Shortly after the tweets , Mr Trump's Homeland Security Secretary, Mr John Kelly , made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to describe any so-called back channel communications, especially with Russian Federation, as " a good thing ".
A top communications aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the White House as the embattled president considers a broader shake-up amid rising anxiety over investigations into his campaign's contacts with Russian Federation. He has been trying to help restructure the press and communications operation, and is parting on good terms, a senior administration official said. The official said Kushner was eager to share what he knows with Congress and other investigators.
It was a tumultuous Memorial Day weekend for the White House , particularly President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner , who was the subject of a series of bombshell reports that punctuated the end of the president's first trip overseas with fresh controversy.
CDOT was detouring motorists away from the area to C-470 for northbound traffic and I-225 and US 85 for southbound traffic . Because of this, CDOT is encouraging drivers to avoid I-25 from East Yale Avenue to East County Line Road and I-225 in the area.
Spicer notes that Merkel's full remarks included a commitment to work in "friendship" with the United States and other countries. "The mainstream media is in to destroy this presidency, and for the first time nullify an election", he said.
Priebus and White House adviser Steve Bannon have been laying the groundwork for the new "war room" that will also involve Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner , sources told Reuters . Dubke , 47, who had been tasked with helping to shape the president's message , only served at his administration post for about three months. But it remains unclear whether the president might envision them working inside the White House or in outside roles.
Sergeant Hugh Barry , 31, was arrested on charges of murder in the first degree, manslaughter in the first and second degrees and criminally negligent homicide in the death of Deborah Danner , the Bronx district attorney's office said. De Blasio told reporters previous year that Danner was mentally ill, according to her sister, and that the police had previously been called to her apartment several times and taken her to the hospital without harm.
Last year, the city of Cleveland paid Rice's family $6 million to settle a civil lawsuit over the fatal police shooting but made no admission of wrongdoing. But his dismissal had nothing to do with Rice's death. "This is a politically motivated witch-hunt", Loomis said. "Those officers acted appropriately and within the guidelines they had to work with".
Meanwhile, Mr Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin sounded similar tones as they criticised the USA scrutiny of Russia's attempts to sway the presidential election. It wasn't immediately clear what exactly Comey plans to tell the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, though lawmakers are certainly likely to ask Comey about his interactions with President Trump as the bureau pursued its investigation into his campaign's contacts.
Gianforte defeated Democrat Rob Quist by more than 24,000 votes out of almost 270,000 ballots cast, with 84 percent of precincts reporting. A race that was expected to be a test of President Donald Trump's political influence ahead of next year's US congressional elections was jolted by the charge against Gianforte, a wealthy technology executive who had urged voters to send him to Congress to help Trump.
Fugitive Recovery and Extradition, said Hutchinson had been sought since March when he failed to appear for a court hearing in Hennepin County, which includes Minneapolis. Hutchinson and the two investigators died at the scene. Rick Ford, owner of the dealership , says the bounty hunters came into the showroom and identified themselves as federal agents.
Recently, allegations emerged that Trump may have committed obstruction of justice , a federal crime, by allegedly asking Comey to end the FBI's investigation of former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's alleged ties to Russian Federation.
Mr Trump shot back in his preferred venue of Twitter , saying that the "MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany .will change". Merkel said Tuesday Germany's relations with the United States are of "outstanding importance" but it must engage with other key nations going forward.
He told a House panel last week that he would welcome more money, even if it's not in Trump's budget proposal. Despite previous efforts to overhaul operations at veterans health facilities nationwide, VA Secretary David Shulkin said Wednesday that the Congress needs to quickly step in again to insure that veterans can swiftly get the medical care they need, and to insure that poor performing employees can be drummed out the VA when necessary.
Alabama death row inmate Tommy Arthur is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block his execution set for Thursday night. Arthur was convicted in the fatal shooting of another man, Troy Wicker, in a 1982 murder-for-hire scheme. Janette Grantham, director of the Victims of Crime and Leniency, called the years of execution delays exceedingly painful for the family of Troy Wicker to bear.
Despite the lack of confidence expressed by Berlin in the new administration in Washington and the US President's criticism of German trade policy, the White House said on Tuesday that Trump and Merkel get along well, Efe news reported.
He also told the Gold Star families in attendance that "God is with you, and your loved ones are with Him". Byers was on his third combat tour and, Trump said, ran through smoke and a hail of bullets to rescue an Afghan soldier when he was killed last November.
President Donald Trump said Saturday he will hold off on a decision regarding the US participation in the 195 nation Paris climate change agreement. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters Saturday , "The whole discussion about climate has been hard". The position makes the United States the lone holdout on endorsing the agreement during the G7 summit in Italy.
Vice President Mike Pence echoed Trump's statement . Police say Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, of Portland was also stabbed and is in serious condition at a Portland hospital. "Our prayers are w/ them", Mr Trump said in a Twitter message before taking part in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. "So I just took up running from the bridge up the stairs".
Spicer, in his first White House briefing since the president returned from his foreign trip, refused to comment on something that is "not a confirmed action", despite Mr. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump wrote in a series of Twitter posts on Sunday.
Protesting the proposed law in the state capitol building the same day were several people holding signs that claimed they were, in fact, illegal aliens. Rinaldi also added that he is now under protection from the Texas Department of Public Safety and that several other lawmakers witnessed the incident.
The Illinois General Assembly returns for the final day of its spring session not much closer to a budget agreement than when it started in January. With both the Illinois House and Senate having passed an automatic voter registration bill, it is now up to the state's governor to either give his approval or veto it.
The uncomfortably long, white knuckled handshake between the two leaders at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation conference quickly went viral on Thursday. The centrist European leader also likened Trump's diplomatic approach to those of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin .
House seat in Montana . With 98 percent of precincts reporting, he led Democrat Rob Quist 50 percent to 44 percent, The Associated Press reported . Mr Ryan spokesman Zack Roday in a statement praised the victor as an "outsider" who "will be a valuable voice in the House Republican Conference". The incident sent the media reeling.
When former FBI Director James Comey was sacked in early May, White House press secretary Sean Spicer was caught unprepared to respond to questions and gave a late night, open-air press briefing to reporters after conferring with colleagues near some bushes.