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U.S. Woman in stable condition after cellphone fall
Author: 0 Woman in stable condition after cellphone fall

The unnamed woman trips into the door and then topples head-first into the open basement. "It was painful to watch". Police said the door were open for gas line fix. Plainfield Fire Division personnel rescued her, and she was transported to an area hospital, where she was listed in serious condition, the station noted.

Author: 0 Trump to Take Questions at News Conference One Day After Comey Testimony

U.S. president Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director , of lying under oath to Congress in testimony that the president dismissed as a politically motivated proceeding. Mr. Comey explained that "I took it as a direction to get rid of this investigation". Later, he denied Comey's claim that Trump asked him to pledge his loyalty.

U.S. Gianforte to plead guilty to assault charge
Author: 0 Gianforte to plead guilty to assault charge

On Wednesday night, Gianforte issued an apology to Jacobs and said he is donating $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists as part of an agreement to settle any potential lawsuits. Gianforte won the May 25 election with just over 50 percent of the vote. Now that Ben has accepted Gianforte's apology many viewers are asking the same question "what does this mean for Gianforte's court appearance"? Until now, the Guardian notes, Gianforte has avoided discussing his campaign's ...

U.S. Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan
Author: 0 Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

Last year, Germany ranked as Argentina's fourth-biggest trade partner after Brazil, China and the U.S. Merkel noted that her visit to Argentina comes after Macri helped Argentina end a legal dispute that returned it to worldwide credit markets after almost 15 years.

U.S. Special Olympics Torch Run Returns For 30th Year
Author: 0 Special Olympics Torch Run Returns For 30th Year

The fundraiser runs through 8 p.m. Friday night. They will represent 123 teams from all across the state and will compete in a variety of Olympic Style sports at the University of ME in Orono June 9-11. From the drive thru, to up on the roof (or, the coop), members of law enforcement are spending the day collecting money for the cause. Officers and members of the village staff joined forces with athletes from this year's Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games, starting the traditional Torch ...

U.S. CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds
Author: 0 CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds

First Lady Melania Trump also criticized Griffin , who has twice won Emmys for her reality show "My Life on the D List". She described the project as an "artsy fartsy statement " on Instagram and says she does not condone causing harm to others.

Author: 0 Trump Wants To Give Air Traffic Control A Major Update

While other countries now have aviation systems that feature the most modern technology, America's air traffic controllers still have to manage airplanes with paper strips and WWII era technology. But as usual, cost could be the determining factor in the end; the proposal is wrapped up in President Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan.

U.S. Boerne spelling bee whiz in tonight's finals on ESPN
Author: 0 Boerne spelling bee whiz in tonight's finals on ESPN

Grace McKeegan, a home-schooled seventh-grader from Steubenville, said she isn't among 40 finalists who will go on to the next round of the bee "but I'm happy with how I did". The map, based on data from January 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017, breaks down the most commonly searched "how to spell" words by state, according to Google.

Author: 0 Trump talks infrastructure in Cincinnati

Democrats are offering no assistance and will provide 'no votes, no matter what we do, ' he said. President Donald Trump has arrived in Cincinnati to discuss health care and his infrastructure plan. "It got to the point where I probably absorbed $100,000 worth of increases", he said. 'The last statewide insurer in the great state of OH is leaving, ' Trump said.

U.S. Office Of Special Counsel: Trump's Social Media Director Violated Hatch Act
Author: 0 Office Of Special Counsel: Trump's Social Media Director Violated Hatch Act

Office of Special Counsel. The Hatch Act , passed in 1939, was an attempt to eliminate political coercion in the federal government by preventing employees from engaging in certain "political activities". A staffer for President Donald Trump has been reprimanded by the Office of Special Counsel for violating federal law when he called for a primary challenger to U.S.

Author: 0 World vows to save Earth after Donald Trump snub

The funds will support the operations of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change , an global environmental treaty that spawned the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris accord and other landmark climate-related policies. "I am sure the USA will rethink its decision ". "The rest of the world wanted to tell us how to do it and we're saying we will do it, but we will do it under our terms".

Author: 0 Former FBI director Comey says White House spread 'lies' after his ouster

Comey admitted to the committee that he made a decision to ask "close friend" Columbia law school professor Daniel Richman to leak contents of his notes detailing discussions with Trump to a reporter, in the hopes that it would prompt the appointment of a special counsel to probe the administration.

U.S. Trump drops binders on floor with loud thud
Author: 0 Trump drops binders on floor with loud thud

Trump them spoke of a conversation that happened just 30-minutes prior, with a gentleman from Maryland and a project for an 18-mile road. First Coast News will livestream the event on our website and Facebook page. He reportedly gave his speech in OH, along the state's namesake river with barges of coal in the background. Any federal agency that "consistently delays projects by missing deadlines will face tough new penalties".

U.S. You Are Now Free to Bare Your Boobs on This Maryland Beach
Author: 0 You Are Now Free to Bare Your Boobs on This Maryland Beach

This even includes if complaints are made by others on the beach. Absent a clear legal opinion regarding women going topless, the beach patrol's Arbin says he isn't about to let his workers touch the topic - or scold any topless women - this summer.

U.S. Ohio State hires Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann
Author: 0 Ohio State hires Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann

The Ohio State University is expected to hold a news conference Friday making the formal announcement. Matta is a Butler alum and coached the Bulldogs in 2001 before spending three years at Xavier. Chris has been a tremendous ambassador for Butler over the past several years. It was disappointing news for the Butler program, which has reached the NCAA Tournament in all three seasons under Holtmann's direction, but it was a well-deserved opportunity.

U.S. Sheriff: Naked man attacks, urinates on police vehicle
Author: 0 Sheriff: Naked man attacks, urinates on police vehicle

Humphries then began walking down a highway completely naked, according to the police press release. Deputies said he also ripped a door handle off a vehicle parked at the MCSO South Multi-District Office and caused severe damage to a patrol vehicle door.

U.S. DC Officer Struck By Truck In Adams Morgan Fights For Life
Author: 0 DC Officer Struck By Truck In Adams Morgan Fights For Life

The two men who were the occupants of the striking vehicle are both in serious condition, according to police. The second one is Brandon Figures-Mormon, 22, of Disputanta, Virginia. The DDOT officer was treated and released from hospital. He would only confirm finding the military-style weapon, described in a police report as a Romarm Cugir rifle - the Romanian version the AK-47.

U.S. Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial
Author: 0 Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial

I thought I was going to die. The shooting took place seconds after Castile told Yanez, "Sir, I do have to tell you have I have a firearm on me". He said Castile ignored his instructions not to reach for the gun. Dutton said Paulsen was taking Yanez's comment "out of context". "I was forced to engage Mr. Castile", he said. Choi has said Castile's loaded pistol was found in his shorts pocket.

Author: 0 Gay pride festival, parade returns to downtown Detroit

The group's leader Brian Talbert, didn't say whether Charlotte Pride listed the group's political beliefs as the reason for booting them in the initial email denying their application. In a statement , Peter Boykin, president of #GaysforTrump , said he was saddened by and condemns the rejection of anyone "from our movement being condemned from the 'Gay Community, ' one that preaches so-called diversity".

U.S. If there are any Trump-Comey tapes, Congress wants them
Author: 0 If there are any Trump-Comey tapes, Congress wants them

President Trump told a gathering of religious conservative activists in Washington on Thursday that they "picked a winner" in helping elect a president who will defend their religious liberty. Trump, seemingly aware that his legislative agenda is stalled in Congress as Washington's focus remains on Comey and Russian Federation, also urged the conservative supporters to keep up their work and try to win more seats in the House and Senate.

Author: 0 Sessions Relationship So Tense AG Offered Resignation

Trump and Sessions were together at the White House on May 17, when Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein surprised them both by appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to head the Russian Federation investigation.

U.S. Pitt releases Johnson to play at UNC as graduate transfer
Author: 0 Pitt releases Johnson to play at UNC as graduate transfer

With a full release from Pitt, Johnson will have two seasons of eligibility. Nobody's expecting Johnson to be the next Justin Jackson but his build and 3-point touch are pretty similar. Now Johnson will reportedly join the Tar Heels this upcoming season and should help them challenge for another deep NCAA tournament run alongside returnees Theo Pinson and 2017 Final Four Most Outstanding Player Joel Berry.

Author: 0 Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet

Gabriel admitted in a press meeting that "it's true that we have a hard situation in relations between Germany and U.S", but he believed "we will come back to good relations in the future". "Respectfully, that's not what she said ". While leaders from the U.K., Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan upheld their support of the Paris Climate Accord, President Trump said he needed more time to decide whether he would recommit to the accord that aims to combat climate change .

U.S. Comey's Release of Trump Memo to Newspaper Draws Criticism
Author: 0 Comey's Release of Trump Memo to Newspaper Draws Criticism

The Russia issue has cast a shadow over the early months of Trump's presidency. It's nothing new for Trump to accuse his political enemies of lying, but what makes this a particularly serious accusation is that Comey was under oath before Congress.

U.S. Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar
Author: 0 Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar

The Pentagon, mindful of the US military base in Qatar, renewed its praise for Doha after Trump's intervention - showing again how USA officials are walking a tightrope as Trump's tweets raise questions about existing policy and the scripted talking points used to explain it.

Author: 0 House GOP Passes Bill Gutting Dodd-Frank

Republicans criticize the Dodd-Frank regulations as the primary driver for anemic economic growth in the USA and for enshrining too-big-to-fail, which they say paves the way for future taxpayer bailouts of the country's biggest banks. In all , the measure takes aim at the Dodd-Frank reforms, which sought less risk and higher capital levels from an industry linked to the crisis and the accompanying Great Recession .

U.S. Justice Dept.: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign
Author: 0 Justice Dept.: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign

Sanders's statement to Acosta and other reporters came after days of mainstream media promotion of rumors from unnamed White House sources that the Attorney General and the President have been at loggerheads and that Sessions had even offered his resignation.

U.S. Florida woman sentenced in Sandy Hook parent threat case
Author: 0 Florida woman sentenced in Sandy Hook parent threat case

But that didn't keep a federal judge from discarding a plea deal agreed to by the defense and prosecution and imposing a harsher sentence on Lucy Richards , 57. Now, his lawyer is saying not to t... But on Wednesday, the judge said he did not believe Richardson's mental health problems were responsible for her threats.

Author: 0 Robinson: Comey clears the air, but more smoke blows in

What do you do if you've just been fired as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the administration has chosen to "defame" you with "lies plain and simple", and you believe the president of the United States may be trying to obstruct justice? Motive and intent key to determing if obstruction of justice occurred.