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Author: 0 Police name 2 of the London Bridge suspects

Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, was married with two children and lived in east London for a number of years, they said. Redouane, 30, also known as Rachid Elkhdar, had claimed to be both Moroccan and Libyan, according to police. "A number of people have been detained and are at present being spoken to", the Metropolitan Police said in a statement. In the latest outrage, three terrorists killed seven victims and injured dozens more in the London Bridge area on Saturday night.

National Budget stalemate continues in IL
Author: 0 Budget stalemate continues in IL

But this year's budget failure exposed an additional set of fault lines - among Democrats. The grand bargain became petite, but it did include a series of tax hikes, and that seems to have overwhelmed the House Democrats. So for now, the budget stalemate continues. The state's slide into chaos is becoming so pronounced, it's questionable whether any sized tax hike, accompanied by the continued exodus of residents and businesses, would begin to solve the crisis.

Author: 0 Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer followed with a formal statement saying that the president had the authority to do so, but declined "in order to facilitate a swift and thorough examination of the facts sought by the Senate Intelligence Committee".

National Austrian officials join worldwide criticism of Trump Paris agreement withdrawal
Author: 0 Austrian officials join worldwide criticism of Trump Paris agreement withdrawal

Secretary of State John Kerry told CNN on Friday. And in Pittsburgh, Peduto also issued an executive order reaffirming that the city's climate plans remain in line with the Paris Agreement . Pennsylvania receives transport pollution from almost 300 coal-fired power plants in 15 states and the District of Columbia, much of which originates in plants lining the Ohio River for hundreds of miles.

Author: 0 Britain's opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

She said Britain will review its counterterrorism strategy. All three were shot and killed by police, who went on to arrest at least twelve other people. "We grieve the loss of our handsome, loving daughter and sister". One alleged attacker had a connection to Ireland, a source briefed by an Irish counter-terrorism official said.

Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Won't Try to Block Comey's Testimony to Congress

Comey is no longer under the control of the executive branch, Whittington said, which is why "the executive branch has no capacity to withhold him from Congress ". Comey is expected to tell lawmakers on Thursday about his private conversations with Trump . The hearing is part of the Senate committee's investigation into Russia's meddling in the presidential election, including allegations of collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Sheriff: 'Multiple fatalities' in Florida shooting

Officers arrived two minutes later, the sheriff said. Four of the victims died on the scene, and another male victim taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center died at the hospital. Officials haven't said how many, but they do say that the situation is contained. Neumann's previous criminal record was otherwise minor - marijuana possession and driving under the influence - and the co-worker he allegedly beat up three years ago was not among Monday's victims, the sheriff said.

Author: 0 2 arrested in Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36

Max Ohr, who was arrested in Los Angeles. District attorney's office spokeswoman Teresa Drenick said she doesn't know how soon Almena and Harris will be extradited to Alameda County and arraigned there. FILE - This file still frame made December 4, 2016, from exclusive video provided by San Francisco TV station KGO-TV, shows Derick Almena , front, and Micah Allison, partly hidden behind him, the couple who operated the Ghost Ship war.

Author: 0 GOP senator says Trump served with info out

Kelly also asked Putin if he has any "damaging" information on Trump. Vladimir Putin has denied interfering in the U.S. presidential election as he counter argued that it was actually American officials who were the ones trying to influence other countries' electoral processes.

National Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying
Author: 0 Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying

Trump's office put an end to that speculation on Monday, saying: " President Trump will not assert executive privilege regarding James Comey's scheduled testimony". He reportedly has met with Mr Comey to discuss the probe, and Mr Comey reportedly sought his approval to testify before lawmakers. "You don't do that I think by invoking executive privilege on a conversation you had apparently with nobody else in the room".

Author: 0 Melania, Donald Trump met with Pope Francis in Vatican

Hope Hicks , another White House communications aide and non-Catholic, did go, however, along with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino . An encyclical is a writing by the pope on a specific issue related to Catholic doctrine that is issued to the bishops. "We had a fantastic meeting". "He is something", Trump later said of his host.

National Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban
Author: 0 Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban

He tweeted that he is "calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN!" "It's kinda odd to have the defendant in Hawaii vs Trump acting as our co-counsel". The latest example came when Trump defiantly tweeted on Monday night that he wants to call his plan to stop travel from six Muslim-majority countries a "travel ban" and "not some politically correct term".

National Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn at 2015 dinner
Author: 0 Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn at 2015 dinner

Flynn was sacked after less than a month because of revelations that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his communications with Russia's ambassador to the United States. And I got up and left. Watch above, via NBC News. He was involved in some things. "I never met with him". He used to be in the security services.

National New Jersey set to vote to replace unpopular Christie
Author: 0 New Jersey set to vote to replace unpopular Christie

Right-of-center conservatives are dominating the Republican field with Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli leading in the polls. Democratic state Sen. All the Democratic candidates have endorsed a fairly liberal agenda, including a $15 minimum wage and marijuana legalization. He chairs the lower chamber's transportation committee and co-chaired a legislative panel that investigated the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane closures.

National US Senate panel requests Trump campaign documents
Author: 0 US Senate panel requests Trump campaign documents

Senior Russian intelligence and political officials were caught by American intelligence agents discussing how to insert influence over Donald Trump's campaign previous year, the New York Times reports . Former CIA Director John Brennan went spoke at a House Intelligence Committee hearing, part of its ongoing investigation into how Russian Federation meddled in the US election.

National President Trump Withdraws The US From The Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 President Trump Withdraws The US From The Paris Climate Agreement

On June 1, President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord - and the world visibly reacted. "I think that it was a reckless decision, an indefensible decision". As for the environmental impacts of the decision, Trump said he'd like to try to renegotiate some sort of continued relationship with the other nations involved in the agreement but "if we can't, that's fine".

National Trump won't block Comey's testimony in Russia hearing, White House says
Author: 0 Trump won't block Comey's testimony in Russia hearing, White House says

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. Any confirmation that Mr Trump tried to press Mr Comey would open the president to damaging allegations that he attempted to obstruct an ongoing FBI investigation.

National White House: Trump won't stop Comey from testifying
Author: 0 White House: Trump won't stop Comey from testifying

Legal experts have also said that the president likely undermined his ability to assert executive privilege by publicly discussing his dealings with Comey in tweets and interviews. Once it was over dinner - which Trump said Comey asked for because he wanted to keep his job, though Trump nearly immediately walked that claim back.

National Daughter From 'The Cosby Show' Stands by Comedian at Trial
Author: 0 Daughter From 'The Cosby Show' Stands by Comedian at Trial

If convicted he faces 30 years in prison. William Brangham has the story. Though more than 50 women have leveled allegations against the former " Cosby Show" and "I Spy" star, the trial will focus on the testimony of Constand and only one other accuser, who has been identified only as Jane Doe.

National WH says Trump won't block Comey testimony
Author: 0 WH says Trump won't block Comey testimony

Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president's power to invoke privilege is "well-established". The White House said today (June 5) it would not try to block Comey from testifying before the Senate panel, as some reports had suggested, and the hearing is expected to go forward as planned.

National White House says Trump won't block Comey testimony
Author: 0 White House says Trump won't block Comey testimony

The White House suggested that Mr. Trump wasn't anxious about Mr. Comey's pending testimony, with Ms. Sanders reminding reporters that "the president's power to exert executive privilege is very well established". Comey, whom Trump fired last month, is scheduled to testify publicly Thursday. In his letter firing Comey, Trump said the former FBI director had informed him "on three separate occasions that I am not under investigation".

National White House: Trump won't seek to block Comey testimony
Author: 0 White House: Trump won't seek to block Comey testimony

Mr Comey is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday for his first public discussion of the events that led to his dismissal last month in the midst of leading an investigation into associates of Mr Trump .

National Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack
Author: 0 Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack

Upstairs, he found the worst sight he'd ever seen: a lifeless 18-month-old girl, lying face down on a sofa, stabbed multiple times in the back. Colton , Calif., police investigate the scene where a 6-month-old baby was killed and her sister and mother were hospitalized in critical condition after a stabbing attack at their apartment in Colton Monday, June 5, 2017.

National Mom admits lying to others after baby's death
Author: 0 Mom admits lying to others after baby's death

The audio recording, offered by McCarthy's defense, captured an oddly sweet moment in a saga that is sickeningly dark. She said he later told her: "It was her time to die". "Michael killed her", said Bond. Then, she says, when she woke up he injected her with heroin, which she nearly welcomed because she was so upset. After she didn't call police immediately after her daughter's death, she said she felt it was too late.

National DE joins states in Paris climate goal coalition
Author: 0 DE joins states in Paris climate goal coalition

The decisions to create ambitious state renewable energy requirements, to encourage a utility to promote energy efficiency , to work together with other states to reduce carbon pollution, all happen independently of the federal government.

National Trump proposes privatizing USA air traffic control system
Author: 0 Trump proposes privatizing USA air traffic control system

The FAA will maintain responsibility for safety oversight. "Committee Democrats are working on targeted reforms to help speed up the FAA's modernization efforts without privatizing the system". Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , is a proponent of what he calls separating the regulator from the service provider.

Author: 0 Russian probes hinder White House's attempt to fill admin jobs

During an audio-only press gaggle, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked about the mysterious, albeit inconsequential, now-deleted "convfefe" tweet President Donald Trump made in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his global trip earlier this month.

National More than an inch of rain likely to fall in MA
Author: 0 More than an inch of rain likely to fall in MA

Things will remain unsettled but not completely unpleasant through tomorrow before a cool and cloudy day Wednesday . A calm wind will become northeast around 6 miles per hour in the morning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Some foothill locations reported temps in the high 30s around 5:30 a.m. North wind 9 to 14 miles per hour becoming light northwest after midnight.

National Trump seeks quick Supreme Court review of 'travel ban'
Author: 0 Trump seeks quick Supreme Court review of 'travel ban'

President Donald Trump sent the "wrong message" with his tweets calling for a travel ban and chastising the Justice Department for taking a " watered down " version of it to the Supreme Court , Sen. In a series of early morning tweets on the heels of the terror attack in London , the president lashed out at the changes that resulted in a " politically correct " version.

National Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky
Author: 0 Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky

Spanier was also a fascinating character: He studied sociology and wrote papers about mate-swapping and extramarital behavior, which made for entertaining reading for students. Spanier served as chancellor of UNL from 1991 until 1996. "And that is inexcusable". Those men described McQueary's account to Spanier. Still, he told Spanier, "the buck stops on your desk, that's why you're here".

Author: 0 Kelly's 'big get' interview doesn't get surprises from Putin

So while Putin was denying everything on Kelly's show, from interfering into the 2016 presidential campaign, to knowing former U.S. National Security adviser Michael Flynn , to having a damaging dossier on President Trump, " 60 Minutes " was running a story about all the bad things that happen to Russians who turn against him.

National Trump Administration Streamlines Veteran Medical Records
Author: 0 Trump Administration Streamlines Veteran Medical Records

But he said his goal is to make health records seamless as members of the military become veterans. The announcement was greeted with relief in veterans circles, after years of bureaucratic fighting between the military and the VA over electronic health records, and whose system should be used and how - and with different systems, how to design software to make them work together.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman 2 in the works with director Patty Jenkins return

Entertainment Weekly's "Ultimate Guide to Wonder Woman " is out now. What would you like to see in a potential Wonder Woman sequel? Gadot "will glue you to the screen", she added, while Jenkins "IS NOT PLAYING AROUND" as she delivers "AMAZON REALNESS in an exquisitely directed story".

Author: 0 GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

Republicans are returning to Capitol Hill with an unfinished agenda and little time to complete it, and with little to show so far, lawmakers hope to step up efforts on health care and taxes even as big fiscal deadlines loom. Healthcare and taxes are enormously hard challenges, and the tax legislation must follow - for procedural reasons - passage of a budget, no small task on its own.

National School district closes after prisoner escapes
Author: 0 School district closes after prisoner escapes

Sunday. Warrington Township police said that's because they believe Selby, who was in prison garb and handcuffs, was able to flee the area with the help of his father, Selby Sr. "I saw the lights and there were police all over and they shined the light on my window", said Doylestown resident Alex Hendricks. According to a police report, Daniel J.

National Davidson ousts UNC, wins regional in 1st NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Davidson ousts UNC, wins regional in 1st NCAA Tournament

Fresno State went on to win the national title, and Stony Brook reached the College World Series. UNC dug itself in a hole by losing to Davidson in its tournament opener Friday, but battled back with wins against MI and Florida Gulf Coast to force a rematch with the Wildcats.

National Nishikori Memory fails tennis star ahead of Murray reunion on clay courts
Author: 0 Nishikori Memory fails tennis star ahead of Murray reunion on clay courts

In this EPA photo, Kei Nishikori of Japan reacts after beating Chung Hyeon of South Korea in the third round at the French Open at Roland Garros , Paris , on June 4, 2017. It was really fast and good stroke-making. So it was a great experience for me, and a great honour to play against Kei. The 30-year-old Scot made only one unforced error in pocketing the opening set, and although he did drop serve late in the second, he broke back immediately to take complete control of his first ...

Author: 0 Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

Sanders said the president had asked the Justice Department to pursue an expedited hearing at the Supreme Court , adding that Trump "wants to go as far and as strong as possible under the Constitution to protect the people of this country".

Author: 0 President Trump not expected to try to block Comey testimony, aides say

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey will testify on June 8 before a congressional committee investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. The President may attempt to assert executive privilege - that is, he may claim that a private conversation in the White House with the director of the FBI - a federal employee answerable to the President - deserves confidentiality and full protection from public disclosure.

National Didion VP: 3rd person found dead 2 days after mill explosion
Author: 0 Didion VP: 3rd person found dead 2 days after mill explosion

Records show a Wisconsin corn mill that exploded late Wednesday night was reprimanded by federal safety inspectors six years ago for not taking precautions against dust explosions. Majority work at the Cambria corn mill plant, Clark said. Cambria is approximately 70 miles northwest of Milwaukee. "It means a lot", Raymond said.

National Al Pacino Will Star in Joe Paterno TV Movie on HBO
Author: 0 Al Pacino Will Star in Joe Paterno TV Movie on HBO

The film is set to be directed by Barry Levinson . Debora Cahn , John C. Richards , and David McKenna will write. Levinson was an executive producer on the film. He starred as Dr. Jack Kevorkian in You Don't Know Jack and Phil Spector in Phil Spector . Pacino is repped by UTA. Paterno served as head coach of the Penn State football team from 1966 to 2011, when he was dismissed from the team in the fallout from the Sandusky sex scandal.

Author: 0 USA doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley

The top American diplomat said that Trump believes the climate is changing, and he does know that pollutants are a part of that equation. So that is the fact. He said: "With respect to the Paris accord, the focus is on the efficacy, the merits of the deal and the demerits of the deal". "The standards were set by President Obama and not passed through the Senate because the standards couldn't have been achieved", she explained.

National Illinois Lawmakers adjourn without passing budget
Author: 0 Illinois Lawmakers adjourn without passing budget

In other words, they're more concerned about politics and their re-election chances than actually helping the vulnerable they claim to represent. And now - Illinois Senate Democrats say they can't trust Republican Governor Bruce Rauner to negotiate.

Author: 0 Public Opinion and Trump's Decision on the Paris Agreement

This means that the trade-off scales nearly certainly tilt toward the jobs/money side of the ledger for Republicans and toward the climate change side for Democrats. "This decision won't bring back coal jobs in the United States". Tillerson had reportedly been among the advisors encouraging Trump to remain in the deal, arguing that staying in was good for USA business while leaving would isolate the U.S.

National Mideast airlines halt Qatar flights as Gulf crisis escalates
Author: 0 Mideast airlines halt Qatar flights as Gulf crisis escalates

Saudi Arabia said the decision to cut diplomatic ties was due to Qatar's "embrace of various terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at destabilizing the region", including the Muslim Brotherhood, al-Qaida, the Islamic State group and militants supported by Iran in the kingdom's restive Eastern Province.

National After London, Trump should not let fear dictate policy
Author: 0 After London, Trump should not let fear dictate policy

Trump says the Justice Department should ask for an "expedited hearing" on the second ban and "seek much tougher version!" The tweets also threaten to overshadow a series of White House policy announcements on infrastructure this week. The president said the ban was vital to protect the United States from future terrorist attacks. Trump said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer USA assistance as the British government ...

Author: 0 Nations, states unite behind Paris accord

Trump's rebuke of the Paris agreement signed by 195 nations in 2015 deepened a trans-Atlantic rift laid bare during a recent NATO summit meeting in Brussels and a Group of 7 meeting in Italy, when the president lectured other leaders on trade, climate, and military spending.

National Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial Set To Begin
Author: 0 Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial Set To Begin

According to court documents, Constand told police in 2005 that the year before, the comedian drugged her and molested her at his home in Pennsylvania; Cosby has said that he gave Constand a Benadryl and that their sexual encounter was consensual.