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U.S. Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony
Author: 0 Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony

Comey's memo reportedly says he did not respond to Trump about the probe, but agreed with him that Flynn is "a good guy". The Washington Post reported that Trump asked both men, in separate conversations, to publicly state that there was no evidence of collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials.

U.S. Two charged in Oakland warehouse blaze that killed 36
Author: 0 Two charged in Oakland warehouse blaze that killed 36

O'Malley today announced that her office has filed felony criminal charges against Derick Ion Almena and Max Harris in connection with the deadly warehouse fire on December 2, 2016, which took the lives of 36 men and women. Almena allowed Harris to live there, calling him the " creative director ", who was in charge of collecting rent, mediating disputes and dealing with the building owner.

Author: 0 Biggest Middle East ports shun Qatar as Saudis tighten isolation

The Saudi ports authority said Qatari-flagged shipping vessels are barred from docking. U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson told a Senate committee on Tuesday she was not concerned about the U.S. The demands of the four countries ( Saudi Arabia , UAE , Bahrain and Egypt ) asking Qatar to "stop its support to terrorist organisations including Hamas and cut its ties with Iran " is an out-of-context request for which reasons are being explained here below.

U.S. Amber Alert issued for 14-year-old girl in Gordon County
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 14-year-old girl in Gordon County

The alert was issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after Skylee Miranda Morgan was believed to be in the company of a suspect wanted for felony kidnapping. No details were released about how or where Morgan and Sherer were found. The alert was resolved around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday after Skylee Morgan was recovered safely.

U.S. Trump defends tweeting as way to get out 'honest' message
Author: 0 Trump defends tweeting as way to get out 'honest' message

Trump often tweets his criticism of the media, decrying coverage of the investigations into Russian election interference as "fake news". "I don't think the President cares what you call it, whether you call it a ban, whether you call it a restriction", Sanders said.

U.S. Annie Bothma Set to Compete in NCAA Finals in Oregon
Author: 0 Annie Bothma Set to Compete in NCAA Finals in Oregon

There are 24 athletes competing in each event. 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. To advance to the final on Saturday, they will need to finish in the top two of their heat, or with one of the top two times aside from the automatic qualifying relay teams.

Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank

Taking a strong stance on Israel's security, Netanyahu said that despite the close alliance with the United States and the American military aid, the main lesson from the 1967 war is that Israel ultimately can rely only on itself for its defense.

U.S. 5 dead after shooting at business near Orlando
Author: 0 5 dead after shooting at business near Orlando

And while five people were killed, "seven others' lives were saved due to the quick actions of the officers who arrived on the scene today", said Special Agent Danny Banks of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The shooting comes nearly a year after 49 people were killed at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12, 2016, the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

Author: 0 DC Mayor Muriel Bowser pledges to uphold Paris climate agreement

The survey also finds broad skepticism toward Trump's argument that leaving the Paris agreement will benefit the US economy. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says, "How they have a good environment and that signing that specific contract won't help".

U.S. CNN hosts makes 'racist' comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion
Author: 0 CNN hosts makes 'racist' comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

Camerota further derailed the already awkward interview by suggesting the California native is "used to" speaking Sanskrit , which the anchor had for some reason associated with 'covfefe , ' which was very likely an uncorrected typo. "I study, like, a couple of hours a day for the whole year, and I just try to figure out language patterns and. root words so I can see if I could come up with a spelling that makes sense", said Vinay , who was the first Scripps National Spelling Bee solo ...

U.S. Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband
Author: 0 Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband

Hernandez, 24, was taken to a hospital for his injuries. "She was crying and telling (the man beating Hernandez) stop and he didn't even stop", Hernandez's wife said. "Let them take a look at it. Let other people decide what to do with this", Carroll said. He said the man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was threatened with arrest when he made the recording.

U.S. Man convicted of sexually assaulting 6 girls from one family
Author: 0 Man convicted of sexually assaulting 6 girls from one family

It received the case at 11:30 a.m. Monday. Kaplan met the family back in 2002 when the family wanted to leave the Amish faith but needed the money to do so. His defense said Kaplan was married to the oldest girl in the family's eyes and that he didn't abuse the younger children. Savilla and Daniel Stoltzfus were also arrested for child endangerment.

Author: 0 Top US diplomat quits over climate policy

China and the European Union, unlike the United States, promise to honor their obligations under the Paris Agreement. The declaration represents $6.2 trillion of the United States economy and 120 million Americans. Numerous companies and politicians who signed up have been advocating for months for the USA to uphold its climate change commitments. A few efforts, such as a reduction on methane emissions introduced by the Obama administration, could be overturned more easily.

Author: 0 James Comey Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony - White House

Just days after Trump's inauguration, he invited the director to dinner and, according to people familiar with Comey's account, asked him repeatedly for his loyalty, which Comey declined to give. The Justice Department's investigation into Russian interference in the election and any possible collusion with Trump campaign associates has now been taken over by a special counsel, former FBI director Robert Mueller .

Author: 0 Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate

But, the source said, there is a question of whether the "aggregate pattern of behavior" could be seen very differently, especially after the President fired Comey. Russian President Vladimir Putin is dismissing as "a load of nonsense" the idea that Russia has damaging information on President Donald Trump .

Author: 0 Gunman in Orlando workplace rampage was Army vet

Sheriff Jerry Demings said 45-year-old John Robert Neumann Jr. spared the life of a woman who started working at the Fiamma factory after he was sacked there in April, and for that reason, the sheriff says, he was probably targeting former co-workers.

Author: 0 Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

Monday morning, he pointed his gun at a new, temporary employee and told her to leave, Demings said. Nearly a year ago, an attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando left 49 people dead, in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. He lived alone and has no family in the area, Demings said. The sheriff says the shooting is not believed to have any link to terrorism. "It's unbelievable that it could happen in a small business".

U.S. Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up
Author: 0 Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

The Senate appointed five of its members to the conference committee and requested that the House appoint five of its members to iron out the differences. Mike Hall, the Chairman of Senate Finance Committee, whose committee advanced this bill and also voted for it, told those interested that he was a little ambivalent about this bill.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin hits back about claims over Donald Trump and US election

In an interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly , Putin said he "didn't even really talk" to Flynn despite being photographed sitting next to each other. "And they aren't analyisng the information in its entirety". Here, she cited a number of cyber-hacking tools that USA intelligence has identified as having been used by Russian operatives.

U.S. Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next
Author: 0 Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

The US President was greeted warmly by Francis before they sat down for the private meeting at which only a translator was present. "If you look at her style, it's still very much her and her style of dress but being sensitive to the place and host nation for sure", Stephanie Grisham said .

U.S. Original travel ban should have stayed, says Donald Trump
Author: 0 Original travel ban should have stayed, says Donald Trump

In a series of early morning tweets , Mr Trump urged the Justice Department to ask for an "expedited hearing" at the high court and seek a "much tougher version" of the order temporarily blocking entry to the United States from half-a-dozen majority Muslim countries.

U.S. Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter
Author: 0 Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter

He tweeted that he is "calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN!" NY lawyer George T. Conway III says Trump's Monday tweets taking aim at the Justice Department "may make some ppl feel better", but won't help win a majority in the Supreme Court.

Author: 0 Didn't even really talk to him: Putin on Flynn

Flynn - who stepped down in February after admitting that he misled VP Mike Pence about communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak - was seen in a photo from December 2015 at a table with Putin. "If this theory is correct and that can't be ruled out, then what could be easier, in this day and age, than using all the technical means at the disposal of the intelligence services, and using those means to organize some attacks and then pointing the finger at Russian Federation", he said.

U.S. Dallas Cowboys claim quarterback Zac Dysert off waivers
Author: 0 Dallas Cowboys claim quarterback Zac Dysert off waivers

On Monday, the Cowboys opted to address the position a bit more by claiming quarterback Zac Dysert off waivers from the Arizona Cardinals, according to several sources . He was the starting quarterback at Miami of OH for all four of his collegiate seasons. He played his college ball at Purdue and Florida. For coach Jim McElwain's team, Appleby took over for injured starter Luke Del Rio, and he went on to complete 60.8 percent of his passes for 1,447 yards, 10 touchdowns and 7 ...

U.S. The former head of the Central Intelligence Agency said about trump's cooperation with Russian Federation
Author: 0 The former head of the Central Intelligence Agency said about trump's cooperation with Russian Federation

The former CIA director, John Brennan , said there were enough contacts between members of the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence services by last summer to justify an investigation by the FBI. Since his resignation, it has also been learned that the Trump administration had repeatedly dismissed warnings about Mr Flynn, and that Mr Trump had allegedly attempted to get former FBI Director James Comey to stop the investigation into Mr Flynn's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

U.S. France 'Corrects' White House Video on Climate Pact Facts
Author: 0 France 'Corrects' White House Video on Climate Pact Facts

For years, Trump has been calling global warming a hoax , sometimes alleging that it was invented by China. "That's the discussion I've been having with the president, so that's been my focus". A majority of Republicans, 67 percent, support Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the agreement , compared to 25 percent of Republicans who oppose it.

U.S. Trump won't block Comey from testifying
Author: 0 Trump won't block Comey from testifying

There had been reports that Trump was considering stopping Comey from testifying by invoking executive privilege , but the White House ultimately decided against it. Short spoke Monday to reporters about the president's legislative priorities, including health care reform and tax cuts. But if Trump had exerted the privilege in Comey's case, it would nearly certainly have left the impression that the administration was seeking to hide information about the Russian Federation investigation.

U.S. Donald Trump not to block ex-FBI chief James Comey's testimony
Author: 0 Donald Trump not to block ex-FBI chief James Comey's testimony

There had been speculation that Trump would use his executive privilege to block Comey's testimony, but the White House issued a statement on Monday saying this would not be the case. Following Comey's departure, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to serve as special counsel in the ongoing investigation.