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Author: 0 Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Both Coats and Rogers said they had contacted the White House to ask whether it meant to invoke executive privilege regarding the president's conversations with them, which could prevent the intelligence chiefs from testifying about them.

Author: 0 Twitter Users, Blocked by Trump, Cry Censorship

Although Mr. Trump started realDonaldTrump as a private citizen, the institute's lawyers argue he's made it a government-designated public forum by using it to discuss polices and engage with citizens. "This is a context in which the Constitution precludes the president from making up his own rules", said Jameel Jaffer , the Knight Institute's executive director.

USA Kansas GOP lawmakers clear way for big votes
Author: 0 Kansas GOP lawmakers clear way for big votes

He has not said whether he would veto it but rejected a smaller income tax increase in February. Legislators exchanged emotional endorsements and sharp criticism about the bill's expansion of a state tax credit to help inspire donations for private school scholarships.

USA Russian Hackers Attacked US Voting Software Firm
Author: 0 Russian Hackers Attacked US Voting Software Firm

Reality Winner , a government contractor accused of leaking top secret National Security Agency intelligence on Russia's alleged interference in last year's election, was arrested on Monday , according to court documents filed in the case.

USA Vegas officer arrested on manslaughter charge in choke death
Author: 0 Vegas officer arrested on manslaughter charge in choke death

FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Public Safety shows Tashii Brown, known to them as Tashii Farmer-Brown. At an afternoon news briefing, Lombardo said officer Kenneth Lopera, 31, is facing felony charges of involuntary manslaughter and oppression under the color of office .

USA 'I wanted it to stop,' Andrea Constand tells Cosby trial
Author: 0 'I wanted it to stop,' Andrea Constand tells Cosby trial

The 79-year-old Cosby is charged with drugging and violating Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Cosby, his good-guy reputation already in ruins, could get 10 years in prison if convicted of aggravated indecent assault. I began to slur my words, and I also told Mr. Cosby that I had trouble seeing him, that I could see two of him, and my mouth was ve. Constand's allegations unleashed a tidal wave of more than 60 women who claimed the man once dubbed America's Dad had drugged ...

USA Beijing lashes out over Pentagon report on Chinese military
Author: 0 Beijing lashes out over Pentagon report on Chinese military

The statement was made in a Defense Department report to Congress, titled "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China". Rejecting the report, Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China was "resolutely opposed" to the "irresponsible" Pentagon report which neglected to say China was justified in safeguarding its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

USA Sacked employee kills 5 people
Author: 0 Sacked employee kills 5 people

This March 19, 2010 booking photo shows John Robert Neuman under arrest for possession of marijuana. What has changed in recent years is the willingness of employers to set up systems to monitor people who might be threats, experts said. Five people are dead after a man entered their workplace in northeast Orlando and shot them. "It makes no sense", Saltman said. The five victims were identified by authorities as Robert Snyder , 69, Brenda Motanez-Crespo, 44, Kevin Clark , 53, Jeffrey ...

USA Griffin fears blowback from Trump joke could end career
Author: 0 Griffin fears blowback from Trump joke could end career

During her press conference with attorney Lisa Bloom, Griffin stated that she was very anxious about her career collapsing following her controversial post. But Griffin said she feels personally attacked by the president and his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., who lashed out at the comedian on Twitter , tagging Griffin's employers in a series of posts and insisting that she be fired .

USA Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout
Author: 0 Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout

A woman in the auto showroom can then be heard shouting, "no, no", as there's a struggle, before Hutchinson manages to reclaim his gun and begin firing. "You got to really watch yourself, it is getting more risky for police officers and bounty hunters - anyone in law enforcement across the United States every single day".

USA Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill
Author: 0 Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill

The measure is not nearly as broad as Patrick wanted, as he had made legislating a sex-specific bathroom policy in state government buildings, colleges and schools a priority this year worthy of a special session.This bill is strikingly similar to the controversial one passed in North Carolina that resulted in mass boycotts and major economic consequences for the state.

USA Cuomo to spend $1.5 billion on clean energy jobs
Author: 0 Cuomo to spend $1.5 billion on clean energy jobs

Investments in NY state's clean energy initiatives and programs that help communities adapt to climate change will continue, according to the order. Cuomo also announced a $1.6 billion investment in renewable energy projects, with the goal of creating 40,000 clean energy jobs by 2020.

USA Jury to be picked in manslaughter trial of Minnesota officer
Author: 0 Jury to be picked in manslaughter trial of Minnesota officer

Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez , who is Latino, in the death of 32-year-old Philando Castile . - Diamond Reynolds, Philando Castile's girlfriend, returned to the witness stand again Tuesday in the trial of St. Yanez's trial began last week with jury selection. "OK, don't reach for it then", Yanez replied. She said Castile's demeanor was "consistently calm" and the children and staff referred to him as "Mr.

Author: 0 Qatar diplomatic crisis affects economy and air travel

US President Donald Trump took sides in the deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries'actions against Qatar, but later spoke by phone with Saudi King Salman and stressed the need for Gulf unity. Such citizens staying at Qatar have been ordered to leave the country within 14 days and citizens of Qatar were also given 14 days to exit from the above countries.

USA Mueller 'won't be surprised' by Comey's testimony
Author: 0 Mueller 'won't be surprised' by Comey's testimony

There's bipartisan agreement, the email says, that Comey "needs to answer a simple question about his conversations with President Trump: If you were so concerned, why didn't you act on it or notify Congress?" On Tuesday, Trump told reporters little about Comey's upcoming testimony aside from, "I wish him luck".

USA 'I'm Illegal And Here To Stay' - Protestors Flood Texas Capitol
Author: 0 'I'm Illegal And Here To Stay' - Protestors Flood Texas Capitol

It was eventually struck down in court. By 10 a.m., hundreds of peaceful protesters waving anti-SB4 posters and chanting " here to stay " had crowded the capitol building halls and House gallery - and lawmakers had noticed. In an earlier interview, Rinaldi told the Tribune he called ICE in order to get the protesters to leave the House. Secondly, officers with any law enforcement agency, including universities' and school districts' police departments, have the authority to ask people they ...

USA Nebraska girl's soccer team disqualified because she 'looks like a boy'
Author: 0 Nebraska girl's soccer team disqualified because she 'looks like a boy'

In this June 4, 2017, photo taken from video and provided WOWT NBC Omaha, 8-year-old Mili Hernandez, of Springfield, Neb., is seen during an interview. Mili's coach, Mario Torres, says he got a call from an organizer of the tournament Sunday morning, informing him Mili was listed as a boy on the roster.

USA Spicer Hasn't Spoken to Trump About 'Level of Confidence' in Sessions
Author: 0 Spicer Hasn't Spoken to Trump About 'Level of Confidence' in Sessions

And people are loving it. Here is how Trump's unrestrained Twitter comments look when they are released by the White House press secretary on presidential letterhead. Trump's tweets have become the target of mockery for his opponents. "I think the danger is real, the law is clear, and there's no question that we should prevail at the supreme court", Spicer said.

USA Pro-Trump group labels James Comey political 'showboat' in new ad
Author: 0 Pro-Trump group labels James Comey political 'showboat' in new ad

Comey is scheduled to testify publicly for the first time since he was sacked at a hearing in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee at 10 a.m. The White House has not provided details of when those three conversations allegedly took place. On May 9, President Trump fired Comey who at the time was leading an inquiry into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any collaboration with officials in the Trump campaign.

USA Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm
Author: 0 Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

The FBI and the U.S. Congress are investigating the contacts between Russians and the Trump campaign and transition team, including a search for any signs of collusion by associates of Trump with what U.S. local government organizations", the publication wrote . Russian presidential spokesman also recalled that Russian President Vladimir Putin has said a few times that Russia has never intervene and doesn't like to see others intervene in its affairs.

Author: 0 Sanders slams Trump for insulting Germany, publicly attacking Merkel

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has slammed President Donald Trump for his disparaging remarks about Germany, saying that publicly attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel was "unacceptable". The complexities would be huge, she said, listing issues that ranged from health certificates for "250,000 dogs and cats a year" crossing borders to holiday insurance, medical cost transfers and consumer protection.

USA Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer
Author: 0 Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

Several Republicans had previously said they expected to have draft legislation this week, though most were non-committal on that target Tuesday. "We had a good, productive meeting with President Trump, Vice President Pence, and congressional leadership", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a joint statement Tuesday.

USA US Threatens to Quit UN Human Rights Body Over Israel `Bias'
Author: 0 US Threatens to Quit UN Human Rights Body Over Israel `Bias'

Jorge Valero, the UN-Geneva ambassador for conflict-torn Venezuela replied that the United States had "no moral authority" to lecture on human rights. Haley will host an event on the sidelines of the council later in the day on what she called the "rapidly deteriorating human rights situation" in Venezuela.

USA AP source says Comey told boss about Trump worries
Author: 0 AP source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

The White House and its allies are scrambling for ways to offset potential damage from fired FBI Director James Comey's highly anticipated congressional testimony, an appearance that could expose new details about his discussions with President Donald Trump about the federal investigation into Russia's election meddling.

USA Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation
Author: 0 Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

The money for a lot of the taxes cuts for the wealthy that Donald Trump and Paul Ryan are dreaming of comes from ending the Medicaid expansion. Democrats are in no mood to cooperate - sensing their own political fortunes potentially on the rise with the continued controversy over the President and his team.

USA Men charged in deaths at Oakland warehouse fire
Author: 0 Men charged in deaths at Oakland warehouse fire

O'Malley said that authorities Monday morning arrested Almena in Lake County and Harris was arrested in Los Angeles County. O'Malley called the actions of Almena and Harris reckless. "In theory they could even be second-degree murder charges, but involuntary manslaughter seems a no-brainer", Weisberg said. The fire on December 2 erupted during an unpermitted electronic music event inside the ramshackle art space.

USA Missing 14-year-old found in Georgia following Amber Alert
Author: 0 Missing 14-year-old found in Georgia following Amber Alert

The teenage girl at the center of a statewide AMBER Alert issued Tuesday evening was found safe about an hour later. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said they believed she was in extreme danger. Georgia issued a Levi's Call after she was last seen at a hotel off Interstate 75 northbound in Calhoun. The two were believed to be traveling in a blue 2017 Subaru Impreza with Arizona license plate CAS2410.

USA Grandma stabbed her daughter, granddaughters, police say
Author: 0 Grandma stabbed her daughter, granddaughters, police say

A 42-year-old grandmother was arrested in a stabbing attack that left one of her grandchildren dead and two other family members hospitalized. Despite strong opposition from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, a jury found Nicole Clark had been restored to sanity in September 2015.

Author: 0 Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

Automobile giant General Motors announced Thursday it would stay on the president's forum, but Ford said in a statement Thursday, " climate change is real". "Leading cities and states are proving that huge leaps forward are possible, with or without the support of the federal government". Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, made good on his threat to leave several of the president's advisory councils if the president pulled the United States out of the climate deal.

USA Williams and Bartlett to Represent Tech at NCAA Championships
Author: 0 Williams and Bartlett to Represent Tech at NCAA Championships

Isaiah Harris qualifies for the outdoor championships following an indoor season that saw the sophomore grab All-America honors in the 800-meters finishing fourth in a time of 1:47.94. Top eight finishers earn All-American status. The Indianapolis native enters with an NCAA wind-legal time of 13.62 run in the MVC final last month to earn his second career conference title.

Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel to Keep Security Control Over West Bank

Palestinians are seeking to create an independent state in the territories of the West Bank, East Jerusalem al-Quds, and the Gaza Strip , with East al-Quds as its capital. However, Israel's intransigence and its total disrespect and contempt for global law, including humanitarian and human rights law have continuously derailed these efforts.

USA What Happened At Orlando Shooting? Terrorism Not To Blame
Author: 0 What Happened At Orlando Shooting? Terrorism Not To Blame

Authorities had no reports of any specific threats Neumann made to people at the company or anyone else, Banks said. "My boss is dead", the worker told her sister during a cellphone call. Three men and one woman died at the scene, and another man died at an area hospital, while seven others were not injured. Some Orange County Fire and Rescue units were seen leaving the scene, but more than a dozen police vehicles remained.

USA CNN anchor mocks Indian-American spelling bee champion
Author: 0 CNN anchor mocks Indian-American spelling bee champion

Ananya became 13th consecutive Indian-American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee and the 18th of the past 22 winners with Indian heritage - a run that began in 1999 with Nupur Lala's victory, which was featured in the documentary "Spellbound".

USA Wisconsin Assembly Republicans to release education plan
Author: 0 Wisconsin Assembly Republicans to release education plan

In an effort to resolve the current legislative stalemate that threatens to shut down government services, Governor Bill Walker Monday introduced to members of all four caucuses a compromise fiscal package. Counties and municipalities have long objected to being saddled with the cost of the bill, but they are remaining neutral on the latest proposal because it reimburses them for the lost funding.

USA 4th person dies from Didion Milling explosion injuries, rep says
Author: 0 4th person dies from Didion Milling explosion injuries, rep says

He was a pack machine operator. "We ask for continued prayers as we go through this hard time". The blast leveled most of the plant and sent 11 other people to hospitals. A spark from something like a cigarette butt ignites it, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The federal safety agency ordered the mill to correct the problem by April 2011, and the records show Didion paid a $3,465 fine and the case was closed in September 2013.

USA Google and Facebook join cities in challenging Donald Trump on climate
Author: 0 Google and Facebook join cities in challenging Donald Trump on climate

Brown browbeat his state's legislature in April into dramatically raising California's gas tax, as well as push for extending the state's already massive cap-and-trade program. decision on climate pact. This is China's first time hosting the Clean Energy Ministerial, which began amid the city's characteristic sheen of haze.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

None of the options is a silver bullet, and each effort to appeal to one group of Republicans risks triggering new opposition from another. Republicans have sought to overturn Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature domestic healthcare law since it was enacted in 2010.Whatever the White House's efforts to push ahead with policy plans, there will be a spotlight on testimony by James Comey, the FBI director fired by Trump last month, to the Senate Intelligence Committee on ...