U.S. Man Accused In Portland Train Attack Tells Cops:
Author: 0 Man Accused In Portland Train Attack Tells Cops: "I'm Happy Now"

Late last month, Christian had attended a Portland-area right-wing "March for Free Speech" carrying a bat and spouting hate speech. Wheeler had called on the USA government to revoke a permit for an event Sunday billed as a pro-President Donald Trump free-speech rally and not to issue a permit for the rally against Islamic law.

Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn

President Donald' Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen , has also been subpoenaed as part of the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to the Associated Press. He said Nunes recused himself from the investigation but still insists on having a final say in what subpoenas are issued in the Russian Federation investigation.

U.S. Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway
Author: 0 Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

A portion of the Pacific Coast Highway, considered by some to be one of the most scenic drives in the USA, was buried by a massive landslide , the California Department of Transportation said. The only access from the south to the area between the two slides on Highway 1 is via Nacimiento-Fergusson Road. Kirk Gafill, president of the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce and Nepenthe Restaurant's owner and general manager, grew up in Big Sur.

Author: 0 U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

None have sought a greater reduction than global economic heavyweight California, however, which is seeking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent relative to 1990 levels by 2030 under a previously established climate goal. "It's better Trump is outside the agreement rather than pulling it down from the inside", added Mohamed Adow of Christian Aid, which lobbies for poor country interests at the two-decade-old United Nations climate negotiations.

U.S. Not even the Scripps Spelling Bee champ knows what do with
Author: 0 Not even the Scripps Spelling Bee champ knows what do with "covfefe"

Being from California , Ananya is naturally a Golden State Warriors fan. "Weekends, she'll do it, vacations, she'll be like I studied spelling my entire vacation it was so much fun", said Soraya Abedi, friend. The middle school student said she has spent the past year studying "a couple of hours" each day for the bee. Rohan's close call was even more heartbreaking.

Author: 0 Corey Lewandowski: Trump Is 'The Greatest Communicator' We've Ever Had

Spicer hems before dropping what sounds a lot like a bombshell. Spicer's response marked the first time a Trump surrogate has answered a Russia-related question by referring it to lawyers. "And by exiting, you are fulfilling yet one more campaign promise to the American people", Pruitt said. The White House is building a special unit of attorneys, researchers, and communication specialists to take over the effort to fend off those annoying Russian Federation allegations, the Wall ...

U.S. Fugitive and bounty hunters killed in Texas vehicle dealership shootout
Author: 0 Fugitive and bounty hunters killed in Texas vehicle dealership shootout

Garcia and Bernal had drawn their weapons and Hutchinson responded by pulling his own pistol, which he dropped, according to a statement from the city spokeswoman. "Nobody with law enforcement training or who's been a police officer is going to go into a situation like this, in an enclosed space with two civilians standing by that could get injured".

U.S. National Spelling Bee Fast Facts
Author: 0 National Spelling Bee Fast Facts

Ananya Vinay from Fresno , Calif., was the last kid standing. Ananya never looked all that impressed by the words she was given. "I just focused on my word and tried to spell it right", Ananya said on " New Day ". Vinay defeated 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev for the title in the 90th version of the contest. Vinay, a sixth grader from Fresno, California , took home a USD40,000 cash prize after 12 hours of picking her way along a precarious lifeline of consonants and vowels.

U.S. ACLU against effort to allow Trump travel ban
Author: 0 ACLU against effort to allow Trump travel ban

Providing for a temporary 90-ban on people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen on national security grounds, it sparked protests in the US and overseas, and was ulimately blocked by a judge from 4th Circuit US Court of Appeals in Seattle.

U.S. World forges ahead with Paris climate deal without Trump
Author: 0 World forges ahead with Paris climate deal without Trump

Merkel, whose country hosts this year's worldwide climate summit, said Trump's decision was "extremely regrettable and that's putting it very mildly". "The bulk of the decisions which drive USA climate action in the aggregate are made by cities, states, businesses, and civil society", Bloomberg wrote in a draft letter to U.N.

U.S. Ex-PSU leaders get prison in Sandusky sex abuse case
Author: 0 Ex-PSU leaders get prison in Sandusky sex abuse case

All three will serve additional periods of house arrest once they are released from prison - 2-10 months for Spanier, 4-21 months for Schultz and 4-20 months for Curley. That decision formed the heart of the case against the administrators. Spanier apologized to the victims, the Penn State community and others impacted by his actions.

Author: 0 3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

The sentence of two months in jail plus another two under house arrest against a once-leading figure in American higher education marks a low point in the largely distinguished career of Graham Spanier , who was Penn State's president from 1995 to 2011.

Author: 0 New Zealand splits with Malaysia over TPP without US

Asia-Pacific trade ministers meeting in Hanoi agreed Sunday to attempt to resuscitate a massive free trade pact thrown into doubt by a Donald Trump-inspired USA pullout, as fears rumble of a new global era of protectionism. The newly-appointed USA trade chief, Robert Lighthizer , attended the two-day gathering, where he was scheduled to meet one-on-one with several ministers, including from China, Canada and Mexico.

U.S. Several People Injured After Van Mows Down Pedestrians in London
Author: 0 Several People Injured After Van Mows Down Pedestrians in London

Another BBC reporter at the scene said police were searching for three suspects who could be armed, but the priority was to get people out of the area. Three attackers, wearing hoax explosive vests, were shot and killed by police. On Twitter , the Met Police said: "RUN - to a place of safety".

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia

USA intelligence agencies believe Russian Federation undermined the us election to help President Donald Trump to victory. The clip aired on NBC Nightly News on Friday, and the full interview will air on Sunday on the premiere episode of Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly .

U.S. Mom earns honorary MBA after attending every class with quadriplegic son
Author: 0 Mom earns honorary MBA after attending every class with quadriplegic son

For two years, Judy O'Connor was side by side with her son in every single one of his graduate classes as he pursued an MBA after a fall down a staircase left him paralyzed. "At the suggestion of her son, and with the support of all the relevant bodies we are honored to award an honorary MBA to Mrs. O'Connor". He uses an iPad , laptop, voice recognition software, and a mouth stylus to communicate, but can not take his own notes or write down test answers.

Author: 0 Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

News of Brzezinski's death was announced by his daughter, who posted an image on her Instagram account showing her father with two of his granddaughters. Impressed nonetheless, the Johnson administration appointed him to the State Department's Policy Planning Council in 1966. Having regular access to Carter gave Brzezinski vast influence, leading to reports that he and Vance were rivals for the president's ear.

U.S. Huma Abedin Files for Divorce From Anthony Weiner
Author: 0 Huma Abedin Files for Divorce From Anthony Weiner

Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner is expected to plead guilty in federal court Friday morning in connection with a sexting scandal involving a teenage girl, sources familiar with the deal told NBC New York . He also agreed to not file for an appeal of any sentencing that would land him anywhere between 21 and 27 months in prison. Weiner began messaging the girl when she was a sophomore in high school, the newspaper reported.

U.S. Third body recovered in Cambria corn mill blast rubble
Author: 0 Third body recovered in Cambria corn mill blast rubble

Another body was recovered Thursday. Eleven people were taken to area hospitals via ambulance and helicopter. Students in Cambria returned to school Friday after it was canceled following an explosion at nearby Didion Milling. When settled dust is disturbed, it can create a dust cloud. It is not clear what caused the explosion, but it is under investigation. The destructive force of a dust explosion can surpass a gas explosion.

Author: 0 OTHER VOICES: Iowa should be wary of American Health Care Act

Simply put, an overwhelming majority of Floridians could not afford health coverage without assistance. Doubling the SNAP benefits for every food insecure American would cost $60 billion per year and would close the "meal gap", effectively ending food insecurity in the United States.

Author: 0 Bounty hunters, fugitive killed in gunfight at car dealership

Authorities identified the bounty hunters as Fidel Garcia Jr., 54, and Gabriel Bernal, 33. They gave Hutchinson orders, but Hutchinson pulled his own gun and started shooting. Peters said one of Garcia's employees was also with him at the time of the shooting. The fugitive was wanted on charges that included first-degree possession of methamphetamine, assaulting a law enforcement officer and DWI, among others.

Author: 0 Turkey protests "aggressive" U.S. action in embassy clash

More than 47,000 people have been arrested on suspicion of links to the Gulen movement in an unprecedented crackdown under a state of emergency imposed by Mr Erdogan following the coup. Video footage of the melee appears to show Erdogan ordering his goons to attack a small group of Kurdish protesters gathered across the street from the Turkish embassy.

U.S. Celebrate National Doughnut Day With These Deals
Author: 0 Celebrate National Doughnut Day With These Deals

Free made-to-order doughnut with any purchase. In what could be the greatest holiday of the year, National Doughnut Day , Dunkin' Donuts is giving away free donuts . LaMar's Donuts: Print this "Golden Ticket" or show the screen on a device for a free doughnut on National Doughnut Day, no purchase required. Dino's Donuts on East 81st Street is giving customers who donate canned food to The Salvation Army box a coupon for a free donut.

U.S. Gray helps Rice remain in NCAAs with 13-6 win over TSU
Author: 0 Gray helps Rice remain in NCAAs with 13-6 win over TSU

Coomes, who had been batting fifth, was 2-for-his-last-13 and neglected to cover first base Friday for an error on a grounder to shortstop. Saturday's game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Both LSU and Texas Southern scored four runs in their respective ends of the fifth inning. The Purple and Gold committed five errors in the contest, but sill blew out TSU 15-7.

Author: 0 Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

The Obama administration's nuclear negotiations further fueled Gulf nations' worries about Iran's regional intentions, especially as it backs Shiite militias fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and supported the government of embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad that many had opposed through supporting rebel groups there.

U.S. Laredo police officers shot at convenience store; suspect dead
Author: 0 Laredo police officers shot at convenience store; suspect dead

But when officers spot Rodriguez's vehicle, the suspect allegedly opened fire on police. He said he didn't have conditions for the hospitalized officers, but he said one was airlifted 150 miles to San Antonio. 'We ask the community for prayers for the officers and their families, ' Baeza said, according to the Morning Times. This undated photo provided by the Laredo Police Department shows Police Officer Agapito Perez.

Author: 0 Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

Comey to quash an ongoing investigation, Chaffetz said he would invite Comey to testify in front of his committee next week. "I don't care who it is - Democrat or Republican - you can not have that happen", he said . Chaffetz added that he would prefer that Trump had confronted the Russians over their interference with the election. After Trump won, liberals hammered him for not going after Trump's administration with almost the vigor used against Democrats.

U.S. Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'
Author: 0 Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'

One of the men, Rick Best , an army veteran who'd served in Iraq and Afganistan and father of four, died on the train. You have said that you will be President for all Americans. Fletcher, a student at Portland State University, told USA Today on Tuesday that he's still "healing" from the May 26 attack. People react outside the courthouse during the arraignment of Jeremy Joseph Christian , a 35-year-old convicted felon and the suspect in a fatal stabbing spree on a Portland .

Author: 0 Trump is going back on a big Israel campaign promise

And it's important to note that, while in Israel, Trump became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall , one of Judaism's holiest sites, in East Jerusalem - which the Palestinians want as their capital. President Trump has delayed a decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in a bid to boost chances of peace deal between Israel and Palestinians.