Author: 0 Trump may not block Comey testimony at key public hearing

Trump fired Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director last month. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they did not want to be identified discussing a decision that had not been announced. Trump undercut that narrative just days later by saying he dismissed Comey in part because of the " Russia thing". Flynn was ousted February 13, less than four weeks after Trump's inauguration.

Author: 0 Oracle beats Kiwis in Bermuda for America's Cup bonus point

Team New Zealand's only race Saturday is against the American-based crew. Two races are scheduled in each of the matchups, between Emirates Team New Zealand and Britain's Land Rover BAR, and Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan.

USA Warriors' Mike Brown expected to coach Game 2
Author: 0 Warriors' Mike Brown expected to coach Game 2

If the duo shines once again in Game 2, the problem will only multiply for the Cavs . "Defensively", Lue said when asked what Cleveland has to do differently to win Game 3. "There were certain points where they were getting hands on balls, deflections, and being first to the 50-50 balls". "I just felt like he was poised to come out and make some shots tonight, and he did", Kerr said of Thompson.

Author: 0 Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial

Dufner went from the 36-hole record to four shots out of the lead. After the first weather delay, Dufner took the outright lead with a birdie on 15 and extended his advantage to two shots with a birdie on the 17th, where he hit a 357-yard drive, a 120-yard sand wedge and made a 3-foot putt.

Author: 0 Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky

Of the three men, Spanier received the lightest sentence - four to 12 months, with at least two months in jail and two more under house arrest. Former university president Graham Spanier , Tim Curley and Gary Schultz were all convicted of child endangerment in the wake of the scandal surrounding the convicted serial child molester, who is now serving 30 to 60 years in prison.

Author: 0 First Subpoenas Issued in House Russia Probe

The former officials named in the subpoenas were Obama national security adviser Susan Rice, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and former CIA Director John Brennan. The House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas Wednesday as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, four of them related to the Russia probe - and three about any "unmasking" of Trump associates by Obama officials.

USA Crews recover body of 3rd worker from Wisconsin mill rubble
Author: 0 Crews recover body of 3rd worker from Wisconsin mill rubble

OSHA, the state fire marshal, the Chemical Safety Board and officials with the insurance and milling companies are on scene investigating. The blast occurred late Wednesday at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria, a rural village about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northeast of Madison.

Author: 0 India committed to climate change: Minister

Germany's environment minister told reporters Friday "there will be no new deal with the United States" on climate change and predicted global climate will "survive" Trump's maximum presidential term of eight years. out of the deal that aims to lower global green house gas emissions has been met with strong criticism from various quarters across the world. His views about climate change being a "hoax", clean energy being a job killer and American leadership being his brand are out of ...

Author: 0 House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

Aside from Sean Spicer's refusal to answer anymore questions about Comey and the ongoing Russian Federation probe, however, the White House is also exploring the possibility of blocking Comey's testimony , which is scheduled for the morning of Thursday, June 8th.

USA New York officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody
Author: 0 New York officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody

Last night, at approximately 11:50 p.m. there were three 911 calls reporting shots fired at Tilden Avenue and East 53rd Street, in Brooklyn. But as the other officers were speaking with people outside, they saw Veve getting dragged by the sedan as it drove west on Tilden Avenue, the commissioner said.

USA Iowa topples top-seeded Houston 6-3 in regional opener
Author: 0 Iowa topples top-seeded Houston 6-3 in regional opener

The third-seeded Aggies (37-21) will play the Houston-Iowa victor Saturday, and the Bears (34-22) will face the loser in an elimination game. Some bad weather delayed the Texas A&M versus Baylor regional. Iowa (39-21) threatened in the top of the ninth, but stranded the tying and go-ahead runs in scoring position. Iowa then added two insurance runs in the eighth as Boe and Chris Whelan hit back-to-back RBI singles.

Author: 0 Nunes Issues Subpoenas on 'Unmasking'

Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the committee welcomes Comey's testimony, but declined to comment further. The former FBI chief is expected to testify on conversations he had with Trump in which the president reportedly pressured him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , one of several Trump associates who are drawing scrutiny in a series of probes about Russian Federation and last year's USA election.

USA Kathy Griffin Tears Up During Press Conference, Says Trump is Bullying Her
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin Tears Up During Press Conference, Says Trump is Bullying Her

Things got so bad that even Al Franken pulled the plug on her . Because if one second goes by without something being about Alec Baldwin, well. In a brief Tweetstorm he declared his loyalty as part of the Resistance. A few vocal Democrats are expressing their disgust that the nuttiest people of their party are becoming the face of it, but it seems like their strategy to win the next election is to wait for the next leak from our intel agencies to knock the insane Democrat women off the ...

USA Real Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph in Cardiff! [Photos, photos, photos]
Author: 0 Real Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph in Cardiff! [Photos, photos, photos]

We are the first team to win it two years in a row and I scored two goals. After producing sub-par displays in Real's 2014 and 2016 Champions League final wins against Atletico Madrid , this was a far more inspired showing from Ronaldo and he was quick to pay tribute to boss Zinedine Zidane for resting him nine times during the season to keep him fresh for the run-in.

USA Elderly Man Viciously Beaten With Cane In Unprovoked Attack
Author: 0 Elderly Man Viciously Beaten With Cane In Unprovoked Attack

He nearly killed me... The attacker holds a walking cane in both hands like a baseball bat and aims for Llorens' head. I don't know who it was. "I don't understand how someone can just attack someone like that". Llorens told a reporter with the channel that the attack left him deaf in one ear, and that he had no idea who Nunez was before Nunez allegedly assaulted him.

USA Jury Selection Begins In Yanez Trial
Author: 0 Jury Selection Begins In Yanez Trial

On Tuesday, 50 prospective jurors received a questionnaire to fill out and they will be questioned on Wednesday, court officials said.The shooting , along with that of a black man by police a day earlier in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as other incidents, fuelled public debate in the United States over the use of excessive force by law enforcement against minorities.

USA Missile Interceptor Collides With Target During Defense System Test
Author: 0 Missile Interceptor Collides With Target During Defense System Test

Jim Syring said after Tuesday's test. Syring said the test demonstrated that the USA had a "capable, credible deterrent" against a "very real" threat. Missile Defense Agency video of the successful May 30 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile interceptor. "Program officials will continue to evaluate system performance based upon telemetry and other data obtained during the test", said the MDA.

USA Florida to face Oklahoma for softball College World Series title
Author: 0 Florida to face Oklahoma for softball College World Series title

Saturday's game will be available on ESPN and on the LSU Sports Radio Network (107.3 FM in Baton Rouge and on OR (52-7) put two runners on with one out in the fifth, but didn't score. "Congratulations to Washington. Obviously a great team , and we've battled them many a times here and many a times in general". "It does come down to timely hitting, but it's not really about - you don't get the luxury when you're facing the pitchers that we're facing here at the ...

Author: 0 US Supreme Court sets deadline for Muslim travel ban filings

Challengers to the executive order have had a run of successes in federal courts around the country, arguing that the first version of the travel ban , signed a week after President Trump's inauguration, and its overhauled successor are unconstitutional because they amount to little more than a discriminatory " Muslim ban " cloaked in the pretext of national security .

Author: 0 Trump to broaden exemptions to Obamacare birth control mandate

A 55 percent majority of Americans view the Republican-backed American Health Care Act negatively, the same proportion who want the Senate to make major changes to the legislation or reject it, the survey finds. One issue being debated by Republicans is whether to support state waivers for ObamaCare pre-existing conditions rules. Only 28 percent thought it would increase the cost of their own health care, while 21 percent said it would worsen access to health insurance, and 19 percent were ...

USA 'Kiki' Mladenovic taking it to another level against Muguruza
Author: 0 'Kiki' Mladenovic taking it to another level against Muguruza

This is a rematch of last year's fourth-round clash, which Bacsinszky won. Ultimately, players react to pressure in different ways. Nonetheless, Muguruza played some scintillating tennis to continue her title defence in Paris . She said: "I think the more matches I play and the toughest victories gives you self confidence, a successful feeling out there. The chair umpire has to always calm the crowd down", commented a disappointed reigning champion.

Author: 0 House Intel Sends Unmasking Subpoenas As Russia Probe Escalates

Another congressional source, who also requested anonymity, said Democrats were "informed and consulted" ahead of time, but committee aides said they were not told. It's not clear whether the requests came from committee Democrats or Republicans, The Post said, but Nunes would have had to sign off on any such requests.

Author: 0 Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate

The President has said Mr Comey informed him three times that he personally was not under investigation. The possibility of Trump invoking his executive privilege first materialized after White House counselor Kellyanne Conway acknowledged in an interview that Comey's testimony would be a "clarifying moment", but when it came to invoking executive privilege, said that "the president will make that decision".

USA Texas Senate Puts Voucher-Like Program In School Finance Bill
Author: 0 Texas Senate Puts Voucher-Like Program In School Finance Bill

It's reminiscent of a similar but further-reaching bill passed in North Carolina a year ago. Senators voted 21-10 to approve House Bill 21 , which the House originally meant to reform a complicated system for allocating money to public schools and to provide a funding boost for most public schools.

Author: 0 Security tight as Manchester prepares for benefit concert

A clutch of pop stars from across the globe - including Miley Cyrus , Katy Perry , Justin Bieber and Liam Gallagher - performed in front of 50,000 fans, and Beckham was invited to be a part of the event. The One Love Manchester benefit show was all about spreading the message of acceptance and unity, and that it was undoubtedly received by everyone who witnessed the show up close and personal or watched from the comfort of their homes.

Author: 0 Germany: Some embassy staff hurt in Kabul attack

The last two major bomb blasts in Kabul , the last being in early May and also occurring in the diplomatic area, were claimed by the Islamic State although the Taliban also carried out attacks which left numerous civilian casualties in recent weeks.

USA Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial
Author: 0 Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial

Kyle Stanley (68), James Hahn (69), Bubba Watson (73) and Kevin Kisner (71), who won last week's Dean & Deluca Invitational, were at 280. "Last summer was a big deal for me", Summerhays said. Round 3 "was pretty pathetic on all accounts, so have to play better" today, Dufner said. On No. 15, he hit a fan going for the green in two and failed to get up and down for birdie.

USA President Trump filed for an extension on his 2016 tax return
Author: 0 President Trump filed for an extension on his 2016 tax return

Trump paid between about $72,000 in federal income taxes from 1975 to 1977 and paid nothing in 1978 and 1979, according to New Jersey gambling regulators. The President has consistently refused to honor his campaign promise to release his tax returns, breaking with a presidential tradition that had been honored consistently since Richard Nixon's presidency.

Author: 0 House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

Attorneys for Flynn's team sent the committee a written response Tuesday indicating that Flynn would begin providing records in response to subpoenas by June 6, the deadline to start turning over such information. Cohen, Trump's outspoken personal lawyer, acknowledged Tuesday that he is resisting a request from congressional investigators seeking information from him about possible contacts with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Russia probe: Comey set to testify before Senate on June 8

Until he was sacked on May 9, Comey was leading the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling, which had started back in July. Democrats have said that Mr. Executive privilege can not be used to "cover up government misconduct", said Andrew Wright, a professor at Savannah Law School. Is it fair and right to harbor some hostility toward Comey while still cheering his coming confrontation with Trump? The Justice Department could seek to assert the privilege seeking a restraining order in ...

USA Lightning halts play with Dufner poised for win at Memorial
Author: 0 Lightning halts play with Dufner poised for win at Memorial

Jason Dufner held off Rickie Fowler and weathered Chief Leatherlips on Sunday to win the storm-plagued Memorial Tournament. Bubba Watson watches his shot on the second hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Dublin, Ohio .

Author: 0 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals: How to watch today

Here's some footage from her qualifying rounds; watch as she spells "sasparilla" easily and knocks "Croesus" out of the park, too. After Gabrielle spelled similitude correctly, she pumped her fists, jumped off and hugged a friend who had yet to spell.

USA Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2
Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2

Ball security will also be key for the Cavs as 20 turnovers in the first go-around resulted in 21 points for the Warriors . Game 1 overreactions are like ex's that you keep going back to. Between Durant, Stephen Curry , and Klay Thompson , they have three of the best scorers in the game today. Not that they're discussing it. While there were other factors that led to Golden State's defeat-that LeBron guy is pretty good , and Steph Curry didn't exactly have his best series-Green's ...

USA Holiday auto deals could push May sales to 1st gain of year
Author: 0 Holiday auto deals could push May sales to 1st gain of year

About 65.15 million shares traded or 54.27% up from the average. Private Advisor Group Llc bought 14,847 shares as the company's stock declined 12.09% while stock markets rallied. Berenberg analysts stated on 22/11/2016 that they launched coverage on this stock with Sell rating. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) insider Karl-Thomas Neumann sold 46,472 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 22nd.

Author: 0 Competing rallies in Portland following fatal stabbings

The Trump Free Speech Rally drew hundreds of demonstrators to a public square near City Hall , where a far larger throng of counter-protesters and onlookers massed on three sides of the park in a heated encounter that grew tense at times but remained mostly peaceful.

USA FBI probe moves into White House
Author: 0 FBI probe moves into White House

Reports of a memo said to have been written by Comey details the former FBI director's discomfort during a meeting with the president in which he asked Comey to "let it go" in regards to the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 Grande: 'Manchester, we're gonna be alright.'

Ariana Grande has paid tribute to the victims who died at her Manchester concert with an all-star affair in the city with the help of Katy Perry , Justin Bieber , Liam Gallagher and others. Grande announced plans for the show in a special Twitter message just four days after the tragedy. Grande later sang a duet with Miley Cyrus , covering Crowded House's hit " Don't Dream It's Over ".

USA BYU beats Sacramento State 6-1 to stay alive in postseason
Author: 0 BYU beats Sacramento State 6-1 to stay alive in postseason

But he just kept rolling, retiring the next 11 Cougars in a row while the offense got to work behind him. Stanford plated nine runs from the sixth inning on and launched three homers to finally make an ineffective BYU pitching staff pay for its mistakes as the No.

Author: 0 Pence hits media circuit to defend Trump's Paris accord exit

The US President said last night it was his "solemn duty to protect" his country as he announced the United States would be withdrawing from the accord. European leaders and green organisations have expressed anger and dismay over the US' latest "anti-climate" step. He insisted the US should be proud of its "terrific record" in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, even before the Paris pact took effect late a year ago.

Author: 0 US evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

Indeed, leading military experts, including Secretary of Defense James Mattis, have warned that the impact of climate change will lead to more refugee flows, more starvation, more conflict, and more terrorism. "We are convinced that the implementation of the Paris Agreement offers substantial economic opportunities for prosperity and growth in our countries and on a global scale", the three leaders said.