U.S. White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud
Author: 0 White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud

In the past few days many journalists have argued that Trump's tweets should be treated as any other communication by the President of the United States, to have no less weight just because his platform of choice happens to be Twitter. It means that Trump, or his attorneys, cannot argue in a court of law his tweets are just "things he says", and are not meant to be taken literally.

U.S. Escaped prisoner that triggered lockdowns in Bucks recaptured
Author: 0 Escaped prisoner that triggered lockdowns in Bucks recaptured

Police and K9 units now have the area of Bradford Dam and Lower Nike parks surrounded while they search for Selby Jr. There is no immediate danger or threat to the schools, but we are following our lock down procedures as a precaution. Authorities say all this started after Selby was picked up in Lansdowne for failure to appear on a drug charge. Selby stands 6-feet tall with a scruffy beard and had on red handcuffs when he fled, police said.

Author: 0 Bombing in western Afghanistan kills 7

The military's media wing said that Corps Commanders took "exception to the unwarranted accusations and threats" against Pakistan in the aftermath of Kabul attack. "What we need is an agreement on regional security", he said. Afghan mourners carry the coffin of a victim killed in Kabul , June 1, 2017. Since laying blame and not finding a solution to the problem is increasing acrimony between both the countries.

U.S. White House defends Trump's scathing tweets
Author: 0 White House defends Trump's scathing tweets

Sessions announced his recusal shortly after he became attorney general and a day after The Washington Post revealed that he had twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign and did not disclose that fact to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his January confirmation hearing.

Author: 0 New Trump FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case

But the most prominent ongoing FBI investigation - the investigation into whether Trump associates coordinated with Russians trying to influence the 2016 presidential election by hacking Democrats - will continue to be managed by the Justice Department's special counsel Robert Mueller.

Author: 0 Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

The 25-year-old leaked the top-secret report to The Intercept , who subsequently published the classified material after victor allegedly sent it to the online news outlet by mail. Court records say victor admitted to mailing a copy of the classified report to a news outlet when an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent interviewed her at her home Saturday.

U.S. Twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine, 1 dead
Author: 0 Twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

An Associated Press reporter saw several police snipers on the rooftops of buildings around the parliament. The Iranian Intelligence Ministry said security forces arrested a terrorist team planning a third attack. The semi-official ISNA news agency said all entrances and exit gates at parliament were closed and that lawmakers and reporters were ordered to remain in place inside the chamber during the siege.

Author: 0 Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI

He is now a partner at the law firm King & Spalding, and he represented Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey during the Bridgegate trial in which two of the governor's former aides were found guilty of scheming to shut down gates on the George Washington Bridge to retaliate against a Democratic mayor.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump nominates new FBI Director

Even if the Senate refuses to allow him to be the new FBI Director, he will already have served his major objective - helping to distract the media from the sea of scandal surrounding Trump. that's just unacceptable", Warner said. James Lankford, a member of the Senate intelligence committee . He adds that Wray would work 20 hours to complete four hours of work.

Author: 0 NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

Twelve candidates were chosen, and after two years of training, they could potentially travel to the International Space Station , the moon or even Mars on NASA's next-generation Orion spacecraft. Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer will answer questions about space and his current mission from pre-K to fifth-grade students assembled at the school.

Author: 0 McCabe: My Chats With Comey About Trump May Fall Under Mueller's Purview

The president asserted that Comey told him three times that he was not personally under investigation, while the former director's associates allege Trump asked Comey if he could back off an investigation into Michael Flynn, who was sacked as national security adviser because he misled the White House about his ties to Russian Federation.

U.S. Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst
Author: 0 Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst

As he shouted, he appeared to glance in the direction of Fletcher , the lone survivor among three men that police say Christian stabbed on a Portland MAX train while the men were defending two teenage girls. A grand jury returned a 15-count indictment against white supremacist Jeremy Christian on Tuesday. The indictment doesn't detail the incident that happened the day before the stabbings.

Author: 0 Top US Senate intelligence Democrat: 'more investigating to do'

Coats decided not to do so, the report said. National Intelligence Director Dan Coats on Wednesday declined to comment on a bombshell Washington Post report that alleges he told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him to calm down the FBI's investigation into Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 Passenger group warns against privatizing air traffic control

Additionally, the air-traffic control system would move toward a model based on GPS technology, rather than the more rudimentary radar-based technology now used, meaning - in theory, at least - that planes could operate more efficiently, use less fuel and charge less.

Author: 0 Trump Believes in Climate Change, Says US Ambassador

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement offers more opportunities than challenges to the world. Yet those who have been following his body language and moves for the last few months knew this was coming.

Author: 0 Sessions offered to quit during exchange with Trump

ET. Mimicking a favorite Trump expression, Conway wrote on Twitter that the president's comment on the travel ban won't help the administration get votes in the Supreme Court , "which is what actually matters". Sessions was the first senator to endorse Trump early in the presidential campaign past year when few Republican lawmakers supported the candidate. He posted four tweets between 6:25 a.m.

U.S. Bill to overhaul Pa. pension benefits on fast track
Author: 0 Bill to overhaul Pa. pension benefits on fast track

Wolf called the legislation a compromise that grew out of "tireless efforts" by lawmakers and members of his administration. They would also have the option of choosing a straight 401 (k) plan. In 2015, Wolf had proposed borrowing $3 billion in bonds to refinance part of the pension debt and save a projected $8 billion, but legislators opposed it.

U.S. Police Arrest Suspect Accused Of Punching Man With Cerebral Palsy
Author: 0 Police Arrest Suspect Accused Of Punching Man With Cerebral Palsy

The attack appears in a surveillance video released by the Chester County District Attorney's Office on Monday, May 22, 2017. Police say the 29-year-old Baker, who previously lived in Coatesville but now lives in Georgetown, Delaware, was with his friends at a 7-Eleven store on 200 South High Street in West Chester back on May 10 around 2:30 a.m.

U.S. Powerball Jackpot Grows to $375 Million
Author: 0 Powerball Jackpot Grows to $375 Million

Wednesday night's drawing will be the 19th since the Powerball jackpot was last hit on April 1. The Powerball jackpot has rolled over 18 times since the April 5 drawing. Lottery, said. The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, June 7 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1 million. There are smaller cash prizes of up to $2 million, however, that can be won by matching any of the non-jackpot-winning numbers.

U.S. Notre Dame attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS in video'
Author: 0 Notre Dame attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS in video'

Paris police say they are responding near Notre Dame Cathedral , urge passersby to stay away. France has been in a state of emergency since a terror attack in 2015 left 130 people dead. A woman interviewed from inside Notre Dame by Britain's Sky News told of hearing shots and screams, then seeing a human wave of fearful sightseers pour into the cathedral for shelter.

Author: 0 Utah police: 3 dead, 2 injured in shooting

The caller who reported the shooting said it was a domestic situation, though Nielsen said much of what led up to the man's violent outburst remains unclear. Nearby Brookwood Elementary, 8640 S. 2565 East, was on lockdown for about an hour as police investigated, according to Canyons School District. School had let out for the afternoon but some students were still on the playground or talking outside with teachers when school officials were notified that the shooting had happened and the ...

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

As a candidate, Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslim immigration to the United States, and Justice Department lawyers have gone to great lengths to avoid calling it a " travel ban" in court, referring to it as a "temporary pause" or simply "the executive order ".

Author: 0 White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

Spicer's remarks came after the New York Times reported that Trump had vented intermittently about Sessions since the attorney general recused himself from any Russia-related investigations conducted by the Department of Justice. Sessions remains at the Justice Department, where a spokeswoman told CNN that he is not stepping down. In the three months since Sessions stepped aside, the intensity of the probe has grown exponentially - culminating in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's ...

Author: 0 White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

The New York Times reported Monday that Trump partially blames Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the investigation for the eventual appointment of a special counsel. Trump learned of the attorney general's decision shortly before Sessions announced it at a news conference. The frustration between Trump and Sessions has gone both ways, with Justice Department officials upset that the President's tweets and comments caused problems for Sessions and Rosenstein in the wake of the Comey ...

U.S. Stabbing suspect involved in 2005 family attack
Author: 0 Stabbing suspect involved in 2005 family attack

But after the plea a judge ruled that she was not guilty of the two attempted murders by reason of insanity, local news media outlets reported in 2007. Darrington-Clark has been arrested for investigation of fatally stabbing the girl and wounding another as well as her daughter in Monday's attack.

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan criticises 'ill-informed' Donald Trump's response to London attack

Earlier, Mr Trump criticised London's mayor Sadiq Khan after he sought to reassure people about a stepped-up police presence on city streets. "Cuts on this scale would make it harder to foil future terrorist attacks on our city - and as the mayor of London I'm simply not willing to stand by and let that happen".

Author: 0 Attorney General: Prosecuting sex crimes on kids a priority

It is unclear when Sessions offered to resign, and Trump refused the offer. The strain between the two began after Sessions recused himself in March from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. When Mr. Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, Mr. Trump learned about it only when he was in the middle of another event, and he publicly questioned the decision.

U.S. Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer
Author: 0 Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

The party's senators will discuss options for the legislation at a weekly policy luncheon on Tuesday, said John Cornyn , the No.2 Republican in the Senate. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said as he headed into a lunch meeting with the rest of the Republican conference, saying "differences on Medicaid" were making it hard to impossible for GOP members to come together on a bill.