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U.S. AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal
Author: 0 AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal

But in March, Sessions made a decision to recuse himself from any investigations into possible Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, after it was disclosed that he had met twice with the Russian ambassador to the US a year ago. Indeed, in the aftermath of a deadly Islamic State group attack in London, Trump tweeted: "The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version!" The New York Times ...

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

Comey's testimony Thursday will be the marquee event, broadcast live on almost every TV network and cable news channel, since the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director will be speaking out for the first time since Trump fired him without warning May 9 for what the president later described as the "Russia thing".

U.S. Former Penn State administrators sentenced to jail time in Sandusky case
Author: 0 Former Penn State administrators sentenced to jail time in Sandusky case

Boccabella sentenced Spanier to four to 12 months' confinement, with at least two months served in jail and the rest in home confinement. Spanier's attorneys, meanwhile, have said they intend to appeal his jury conviction. In addition, Spanier, Curley and Schultz each received two years' probation. Curley's time behind bars will be the longest - his sentence is seven to 23 months, with three of those in jail.

U.S. Senate Prods Trump to Move Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Senate Prods Trump to Move Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem

The resolution urges the "president and all United States officials to abide by" the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act, which calls on the U.S.to relocate its embassy and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "I am proud to sponsor this resolution, which reaffirms the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 that states Jerusalem should remain an undivided city and Israel's capital - in which the rights of every ethnic and religious group are celebrated, valued and protected", he said.

Author: 0 Suspected bomb kills seven outside historic mosque in Afghanistan's Herat

The attacks have worsened tensions between rival ethnic groups and raised the prospect of a political crisis. It may be mentioned that Kabul blames Pakistan for supporting Taliban who are engaged in civil war with Afghan government. Previous global efforts to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table have failed, but diplomats in Kabul hailed Tuesday's conference as a stepping stone to peace.

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

A defeat could be embarrassing to Republicans, who have long pushed the repeal and replacement of Obamacare. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the No. "The President will welcome Representatives and Senators to the White House to talk more about what's next on the legislative agenda", said spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

U.S. NSA's alleged leaker got tripped up by a secret printer feature
Author: 0 NSA's alleged leaker got tripped up by a secret printer feature

Victor had been employed at the NSA facility in Georgia since February . An Air Force veteran with a love of CrossFit, yoga and veganism, Winner's online profiles display a disciplined and mannered lifestyle. Two days later, the FBI was notified of the matter and initiated an investigation to determine the source of the leak . The government hasn't said exactly how they identified the leak, but one cybersecurity blogger speculated about how it would be easy to link the person ...

U.S. Wisconsin Assembly Republicans to release education plan
Author: 0 Wisconsin Assembly Republicans to release education plan

While work on the budget continues, Republican leaders from the Senate and Assembly appear to be facing a stalemate over how to proceed on those issues. By cutting the state's school levy tax credit, more money will be spent in classrooms than what Walker has proposed, Vos said. Republicans have their largest majority in the Assembly since 1957 and in the Senate since 1971.

U.S. Bill Cosby goes on trial, his legacy and freedom at stake
Author: 0 Bill Cosby goes on trial, his legacy and freedom at stake

Cosby maintains only that he gave Constand the antihistamine Benadryl to relieve stress, insists their sexual relations were consensual and accuses her of lying. She quoted him as saying - "They'll take the edge off". Cause he said you probably need to relax, and when I stood up, my legs were not strong, and I began to panic a little bit ...

U.S. US says China likely to build more overseas bases, maybe in Pakistan
Author: 0 US says China likely to build more overseas bases, maybe in Pakistan

It further said, "China's overseas military basing may be constrained by the willingness of countries to support a PLA presence in one of their ports". China has cited anti-piracy patrolling as one of the reasons for developing what it calls a naval logistics center in Djibouti. The satellite imageries of April 01, 2017 and August 23, 2016 clearly show a massive fortress being constructed by China there.

U.S. Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers
Author: 0 Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

Neumann was accused of battering one of his coworkers, but no charges were filed in that case and the battery victim was not among the five people killed in Monday's shooting. The company's headquarters is in the Italian town of Cardano al Campo, northwest of Milan, according to the company's timeline on its site. The latest government statistics indicate that fatal workplace shootings have ticked upward in the United States.

Author: 0 Bounty Hunters, Fugitive Killed in Shootout

Jon Alfaro, the president of the Texas Bounty Hunters, said the Bernal and Garcia, who worked for F.N.G. Hutchinson was also killed. She did not know specifics of why Garcia and his colleague would chose a vehicle dealership for an arrest, but she said bounty hunters often use public places in an effort to minimize risk.

U.S. With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas
Author: 0 With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

The Texas Education Agency in 2016 opened 220-plus investigations involving inappropriate teacher-student relationships. And now, with the president officially lawyered up and his supporter base shrinking , Senate Republicans seem less willing than ever to take unnecessary risks.

Author: 0 Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

Trump's broadside came as Kuwait's ruler flew to Saudi Arabia in a bid to resolve the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Arab world in years. The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 US -led war against Iraq pits several nations against Qatar, which is home to some 10,000 American troops and a major USA military base.

U.S. Cuomo Announces Climate and Jobs Initiative Partnership With Cornell University
Author: 0 Cuomo Announces Climate and Jobs Initiative Partnership With Cornell University

Jerry Brown and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to head an effort to convene states that will continue to support the climate agreement. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced $1.5 billion for renewable energy projects such as wind, solar arrays, hydro and fuel cell to advance a state goal of achieving 50 percent of electricity from renewables by 2030.

U.S. Minnesota officer on tape: 'I don't know where the gun was'
Author: 0 Minnesota officer on tape: 'I don't know where the gun was'

Last week, Paulsen said that any alleged misstatement Castile made on the permit he acquired in 2015 is irrelevant, because it was not known to Yanez at the time of the traffic stop and could not have affected his state of mind. Prosecutor Richard Dusterhoft opened by telling the jury that Yanez pulled Castile over because he looked like a suspect who had robbed a gas station a few days ago: that he "just looked like one of the robbers".

U.S. Texas Governor calls for special session
Author: 0 Texas Governor calls for special session

It turns out you're not owning your own property and there needs to be a solution. Among them, a bill to limit rising property tax assessments that he and others say have forced Texans out of their homes. Abbott aides would not comment on the scenario. "Freedom. It's the smell of freedom that does not exist in Austin , Texas". Abbott said the priority was to pass a sunset scheduling bill to keep key agencies, including the state medical board , from shutting down.

Author: 0 Ossoff declines nationally televised debate with Handel

In a story June 4 about congressional candidate Jon Ossoff declining to participate in a nationally televised debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously details of the debate's broadcast. "I will not be lectured by you or anyone else". In addition to being an anti-women's health extremist, she almost destroyed the breast cancer foundation Susan G.

U.S. Girl, 8, booted from soccer tournament for
Author: 0 Girl, 8, booted from soccer tournament for "looking like a boy"

Mili Hernandez, a young player from Nebraska, plays on the Omaha Azzuri Cachorros. A Nebraska family said they are outraged after their 8-year-old daughter and her soccer team were booted from a tournament. "We tried to convince the organizers that she was a girl and what they were doing was wrong, but they didn't listen", said Cruz. It said the tournament would not be sanctioned until a review of the incident can be conducted.

U.S. Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
Author: 0 Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

It was inspired by a tweet from former Obama White House staffer Pat Cunnane, and took only about 40 minutes to create. Monday was another one of those days: a day in which the president of the United States woke up, grabbed his phone, and began to tweet out whatever was on his mind while he, it seems, watched television.

U.S. Comey expected to refute Trump
Author: 0 Comey expected to refute Trump

White House officials had been discussing the possibility of hiring former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to spearhead an internal "war room" to battle the various controversies emanating from a Justice Department probe into contacts between Trump aides and Russian Federation.

U.S. A few rain chances return, cooler temperatures continue
Author: 0 A few rain chances return, cooler temperatures continue

A few light showers are still likely too. Tuesday will be a cooler day as temperatures will hold in the middle 60s along with more showers and a rumble of thunder. Temps will be well below normal, with just a small chance of a shower or two. Tonight: Becoming mostly cloudy. Then Monday , these showers and storms will come together better giving everyone a good chance to see some moderate rainfall.

U.S. Kremlin denies report on Russian hacking before election
Author: 0 Kremlin denies report on Russian hacking before election

The classified report said Russian military intelligence agency GRU attacked the software company and sent spear-phishing emails to local election officials around October and November. US intelligence agencies declined to comment. CBS News confirmed the authenticity of the report Monday after the 5-page document was published by The Intercept .

Author: 0 German Chancellor Angela Merkel vows more decisive action than ever on climate

For German Chancellor Angela Merkel , who often pulls her rhetorical punches, her weekend message signalling a shift in the post-war order was uncharacteristically blunt.Spicer gamely tried to deny the report, insisting that European Commission chairman Jean-Claude Juncker had confirmed that " Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus".

U.S. Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation
Author: 0 Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

Among them is raising the debt ceiling to avoid defaulting on the nation's bills, always a thorny political lift. "The areas we have consensus on?" "This is what I was hoping to have the leadership be able to share with us, and I feel very good about the fact that we're moving in the right direction", Sen.

U.S. UN extends North Korea sanctions in 'clear message' to Pyongyang
Author: 0 UN extends North Korea sanctions in 'clear message' to Pyongyang

China's public vote to penalize North Korea is a new chapter in what appears to be increasingly strained ties between the two. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center, links hands with South Korea's Minister of Defense Han Minkoo, left, and Japan's Minister of Defense Tomomi Inada ahead of a trilateral meeting at the 2017 International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-la Dialogue, an annual defense and security forum in Asia, on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Singapore.

Author: 0 Ex-Goldman Sachs exec wins New Jersey Dem primary to replace Christie

Christie picked Guadagno as his running mate in 2009 while she was serving as Monmouth County sheriff. If she fails to do so during her first term, Guadagno said, she would not stand for re-election. Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno leaves the both after voting during the primary gubernatorial election at the Church of The Precious Blood parish center, Tuesday June 6, 2017 in Monmouth Beach, N.J, New Jers.

Author: 0 Nikki Haley threatens U.S. withdrawal from United Nations human rights body

While Haley told the Council that the U.S.is "looking carefully" at USA participation in the body, she refrained from giving an outright ultimatum in her address. Haley reiterated U.S. concerns about what she termed the council's "chronic anti-Israel bias", epitomized by a regular council agenda item known as Item 7 .