Former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump this month, has also agreed to testify in an "open session" of the Senate Intelligence Committee on the bureau's ongoing investigation about Russian Federation. The relevant paragraph, which was attributed to three anonymous Trump administration officials, said they wondered if Trump "simply did not possess the interest or the knowledge of the granular details of intelligence gathering to leak specific sources and methods of ...
The Cubs added two runs as Ben Zobrist homered to right off Law for a two-run homer and trim the deficit to 6-4. The Chicago Cubs starter finished off a complete game - a 4-1 win - and needed just 99 pitches to do it. "I felt like I executed quite a few pitches, but they got a few more balls up than we did". Brandon Belt also connected and Ty Blach pitched into the eighth inning in the first meeting between the teams since San Francisco was eliminated by Chicago in the NL Division Series ...
The proposal projects that this year's deficit will rise to $603 billion, up from the actual deficit of $585 billion last year. Many many economists and the Federal Reserve regard it as unlikely. Other spending categorized as infrastructure by Schumer includes funding for Community Development Block Grants, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, public housing repairs and revitalization, and about a dozen other programs.
The violent clash on Tuesday evening left one police officer and 11 other people injured, according to U.S. News and World Report . Washington authorities said they had "very good video " and were confident they would be able to identify most of the assailants but did not specifically comment on whether any members of Erdogan's security detail were involved in the brawl.
While the bar to approve legislation with an immediate effective date rises to three-fifths after May 31, the ratings agency said the main obstacle to a budget isn't "voting requirements" but "a political impasse between the governor and the legislature".
Korbulic said 89,000 people got healthcare coverage through the exchange during the last open enrollment period. The AHCA, with the addition of the MacArthur amendment, affords states the opportunity to opt-out of certain provisions of Obamacare through waivers .
Justice Neil Gorsuch did not participate in the case, which was argued in December before he was confirmed to the bench. "T$3 he Court made it clear that it would not allow states to get away with an unlawful racial gerrymandering by claiming that it's just politics", Kristen Clarke, president of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, said in a statement .
Coats declined to speak publicly on the matter, deeming the request inappropriate, current and former USA officials said. A Democratic senator said "one of our closest allies" has expressed concerns to her about sharing intelligence with the United States, after a report that President Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian diplomats.
Congratulations to Emmanuel Macron on his big win today as the next President of France . Reflecting on Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunday, Valls said it was a blow to populism in Europe that gave a "terrific" image of France overseas.
Under it, transgender students at public and charter schools would not be permitted to use the bathroom of their choice, but could be directed to separate, single-occupancy restrooms. GOODWYN: Representative Rafael Anchia, also from Dallas, is among the many House Democrats who fought tooth and nail until about midnight to stop the bathroom bill.
Children were among 22 people killed and dozens injured in the suspected suicide bombing on Monday night at a pop concert by U.S. star Ariana Grande in Britain's deadliest extremist attack in 12 years. local time on Monday. President Abbas assures me he is ready to work toward that goal in good faith, and Prime Minister Netanyahu has promised the same.
Reuters reported last week that Trump's fired former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , and other advisers to Trump's campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the presidential race.
While the northeast Asian country is given to wild hyperbole, analysts said the launch is the country's most successful to date and marks a significant step in its quest to build a nuclear-armed ballistic missile that could reach the continental US.
Security was tight for Trump's journey to Bethlehem , a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem but located across Israel's separation wall. Trump labelled Bethlehem , "a precious city" and said he intended "to do everything he could" to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians .
President Donald Trump , in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia Sunday for the marquee speech of his trip overseas, called for the Muslim world to stand with the United States against the common threat of terrorism in "a battle between good and evil".
According to the National Weather Service , almost 300 preliminary severe weather reports filed in from Wisconsin to Texas, spanning Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday. Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin estimated the park, about 40 miles north of Eau Claire, had around 50 homes. Samuelson's daughters suffered minor injuries, and the mother suffered a gash on her head, but he said all are expected to be fine.
Members of the House Freedom Caucus said earlier this year that Trump would have to show how he would offset the cost of a wall, which Democrats flatly oppose. Those priorities follow the promises the president made during the campaign, Mulvaney said, while upholding Trump's pledge not to cut Medicare and Social Security.
The White House is set to deliver President Donald Trump's first full budget to lawmakers on Tuesday, a plan that would slash funding for healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor while it trims the deficit. The groups also argue that proposed cuts to crop insurance by prior administrations were unpopular and "soundly rejected" by Congress. The White House proposed changes that would require more childless people receiving help from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...
FILE - In this December 13, 2016, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby, 79, has said he thinks race "could be" a motivating factor in the accusations lodged against him. Two jurors appear to be in their 50s. Sitting just feet away from the men and women who may decide his fate, Cosby listens intently as they answer questions in voices so low the media, who are further away, can barely ...
Now he can add simple assault and "other related crimes" to his resume, CBS reported. A man from Chester County, Pennsylvania , has been arrested for the assault of a disabled man that was caught on video . Surveillance footage apparently shows Barry Baker , 29, taunting the man as he enters the store and then taunting him again when he was returning to his auto before Baker apparently punched him in the face, before feeling the scene on foot.
The child , McKenzie Wilson , is a white female with strait, blonde hair and blue eyes . Wilson is 5 feet 6 inches tall, has blue eyes and weighs about 100 pounds. He is approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. The suspects were last seen traveling southeast , possibly heading toward the Allegany Mountains .
Congressional lawmakers investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn say he may have lied in a 2016 interview with USA investigators who were conducting a background check for his security clearance renewal. It was not immediately clear how the Senate Intelligence Committee's leaders would respond, although Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina, the panel's Republican chairman, signaled late last week that it might not take that route.
Highs will be in the lower 70s. The morning hours Thursday are likely dry with the evening commute expected to be wet. Saturday night - A chance of showers. There are still some questions regarding the timing of rain for Sunday and Monday . Sunday , showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the low 70s.
She died from hypothermia and drowning at a park near Parkville, Missouri. "The North Kansas City Police Department has reviewed the video and the circumstances surrounding Ms. She pulls into a pump and the officer pulls in as well. That was the last anyone heard from her. It is unclear why she wound up at the park near Parkville.
Both Premier League clubs posted short statements Tuesday on their Twitter accounts, with United saying: "We are deeply shocked by last night's awful events at the Manchester Arena ". from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". She will travel to Manchester to meet with police, the mayor and emergency services Tuesday.
Ohio State's Mikael Torpegaard, who was also serving for match point prior to the delay, won his match first before Wiersholm clinched for the Hoos. Singles: Gabriela Talaba, Texas Tech, led Francesca Di Lorenzo, 6-4, 2-4, match not completed; Anna Sanford, Ohio State, def.
Louis Post-Dispatch. His mother's cousin, 31-year-old Eugene Bates, spends time with Jeffrey. "And this stuff is making people feel bad "cause people don't 'pose to be doing this around kids". "I am a kid and I'm not supposed to be knowing about all this stuff". "All these people are hurting and killing each other", the kindergartener says in the video.
President Donald Trump called two top intelligence community figures to request that they deny in public any evidence of collusion between his campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 election, multiple current and former USA officials with knowledge tell CNN .
The pop world also rallied, with Katy Perry tweeting: "Praying for everyone at Ariana Grande's show". It is the worst terrorist attack in the United Kingdom since 56 people were killed in the 7/7 London bombings in 2005. General Election campaigning has been suspended in the wake of the deadly Manchester bombing. "Surely there is no crime more reprehensible than the murder of children", Malcolm Turnbull told Parliament.
Her BBMAs presentation was a far cry from the latex "outfit" she wore when she twerked her way into a new phase of her career alongside Robin Thicke at the 2013 VMAs in performance that became the stuff of legends. Co-host Vanessa Hudgens impersonated Minaj's rap style at the top of the show, and it was the first of the many good moments for the actress and singer Sunday night.
During their joint press conference, Trump expressed hope that Israel and the Palestinians will reach a peace agreement soon. Speaking before Trump, Abbas said that the Palestinians' "fundamental problem is with occupation and settlements and the failure of Israel to recognise the state of Palestine as we recognise it".
Last week, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority gave its approval to a conditional lease agreement on the new 65,000-capacity venue, which is expected to cost $1.9 billion (€1.7 billion) in total. "There's also a different exhibit that seems to impose an even broader ban: "'Gaming" or "Gambling shall mean to deal, operate, carry on, conduct, maintain or expose for play any Game, gaming device, inter-casino linked system, mobile gaming system, interactive gaming system, slot machine, race book or ...
In this September 24, 2016, file photo, Ariana Grande performs at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. Video from the concert showed thousands of concertgoers, many of them young girls, scrambling and screaming, trying to escape the building.
While Branstad highlights Iowa's low unemployment rate of 3.1 percent and renewable energy investments in wind farms and ethanol as signs of success, critics point to legislation Branstad signed this year that weakened public unions, restricted minimum hourly wage increases and added a voter identification requirement.
Both Coats and Rogers found Trump's request inappropriate and refused to comply, according to two current and two former USA officials. Comey wrote a memo detailing Trump's request for the FBI to drop the Flynn investigation and now it turns out there is another memo regarding Trump's request to the NSA director.
US President Donald Trump has called on Arab leaders to do their fair share to "drive out" terrorism from their countries in a speech that put the burden on the region to combat militant groups. " Drive them out of your places of worship". " Drive them out , drive them out of this Earth". "But we had no idea how quickly this would build". A lot of money.
Indeed, the United States department of homeland security could make an announcement to the effect as well. A homeland security spokesperson said Wednesday that a decision on expanding this in-cabin laptop ban to flights from Europe has not been finalized, but confirmed it is being considered.
It came on the sidelines of a meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries that has highlighted the turmoil in global trade negotiations since Trump ended the old order in the name of protecting American jobs. Frustrations with the United States' exit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership may have exacerbated tensions between the United States and her Asian counterparts.
The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said security is being stepped up in the United Kingdom capital; the Metropolitan Police has confirmed that more officers are being deployed in London. The claim came shortly after a 23-year-old man was arrested in the south of the city and armed police in riot gear raided a nearby flat. Meanwhile Grande's management team, Scooter Braun Projects, said they had been left heartbroken by the incident and praised the actions of Manchester's emergency services.
Other casualties are a North Dakota law struck down last year, a 2012 Pennsylvania law struck down in 2014 and laws in Texas and Wisconsin, which drew adverse rulings last year, forcing those state legislatures to rewrite their voting rules after judges said they discriminated against minorities.
At least 22 people have died and 59 were injured, with medics describing wounds consistent with shrapnel injury. Supporters of the extremist Islamic State group, which holds territory in Iraq's Mosul and around its de facto capital in the Syrian city of Raqqa, celebrated the blast online.
Trump is certain to face a barrage of questions unrelated to their meeting, after reports this week that the White House was aware former national security adviser Michael Flynn was under investigation before the president's inauguration, that Mr.
The Court also rejected a challenge by businesses seeking more than $1 billion in tax refunds from MI. The U.S. Supreme Court denied seven petitions for a writ of certiorari seeking review of whether a retroactive change in tax law violates Due Process.
Proving most of the polls correct, the eurozone's second largest economy - France - has chosen Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron as its president in a run-off election. Macron achieved his best results in Paris with around 90% and other big cities such as Lyon and Bordeaux. The Socialist started his presidency rejecting his predecessor's attempts at reform but eventually appeared to come to understand the need for reforms and liberalization to rehabilitate the French economy.
Flynn has invoked the fifth amendment to the U.S. constitution which protects Americans from being legally compelled to testify against themselves in a criminal case. Brennan testified that he spoke with the head of the Russian intelligence service on August 4 and was the first US official to call out the Russians for their activities.
Helicopter video from WCCO-TV and KARE-TV shows extensive damage at the trailer park, with several homes reduced to rubble. "Our rapid response assessors are in Elk City and nearby storm-affected areas, and we are going to continue to follow the storms", Sam Porter, director of Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief, told KOCO-TV .
Unable to stand, a family member carried her down a flight of stairs at the district attorney's office in downtown Jackson . Frazier had gone missing after 1 a.m. Officials say 18-year-old DeAllen Washington was arrested Thursday afternoon.18-year-old Dwan Wakefield was also taken into custody in connection to the crime, according to media outlets in Jackson .
It would mandate transgender students either need to use the bathroom corresponding to their biological sex, or use a single stall bathroom. Limiting the damage to the state's most vulnerable and fragile residents isn't limiting at all. "Separate but equal is not equal at all", Thompson said, drawing floor applause. "Some people don't want to admit that because they are ashamed, and this is shameful".
I send condolences to the families of the people who were murdered and my wishes for a recovery to those who were injured. "We had our kids hands they were behind us, we were the lucky ones". British Prime Minister Theresa May issued a statement , confirming that police are treating the incident as a terror attack . "I was waiting for the kids to come out".
Trump's emphasis on counterterrorism, of course, isn't new - if anything, this has been the animating focus of US foreign policy in the Middle East ever since 9/11. Trump has openly espoused anti-Muslim sentiments . He declared Islam "one of the world's great faiths". The hypocrisy of America's support for unelected despots in the oil-rich Gulf states is not new, but Donald Trump's lavish praise for them on Sunday, as allies against "Islamist extremism" and "the oppression of women", ...