National

Author: 0 Group against Islamic law clashes with counterprotesters

Counter demonstrators opposing a group who gathered nearby to protest against Islamic-law yell out Saturday, June 10, 2017 , in NY. However, Seattle police used tear gas to disperse rowdy demonstrators and made several arrests following an anti-Shariah rally and a much larger counter-protest.

Author: 0 Defense to call more witnesses in cop's manslaughter trial

During this interview, Dusterhoft says Yanez made several statements that are now inconsistent with his current testimony, including that he only saw Castile's gun barrel when Castile was reaching for an "object". The officer said he was on alert for a pair of suspects in a convenience store robbery and thought Castile resembled one of the suspects. Yanez also told the jury use of force was "necessary and reasonable".

National Cards head to Omaha with 6-2 win over Cats
Author: 0 Cards head to Omaha with 6-2 win over Cats

Stowers followed with an RBI triple, and Taylor delivered the first of two eighth-inning insurance runs as Louisville remained unbeaten in the NCAA Tournament. The University of Louisville left hander had divvied up eight hits to a powerful Kentucky offense until being relieved in the seventh inning.

National Trump To Hold Press Conference With Visiting Romania President
Author: 0 Trump To Hold Press Conference With Visiting Romania President

According to the statement sent to ACTMedia, the American-Romanian Business Council (AMRO) applauds President Donald J. Trump for meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Friday. Trump continued to be coy about the possibility of there being recordings of his conversations with Comey, which he has suggested previously . And if you could also tell us, sir: Do tapes exist of your conversations with him? "I hardly know the man [Comey]".

Author: 0 London terror attack death toll rises

In Manchester, police arrested two 20-year-old men on Wednesday in connection with last month's suicide bombing that killed 22 children and adults attending a concert by Ariana Grande, police said. "We are paying a heavy price in these attacks". Thomas' girlfriend was also struck and seriously injured by the van. Detectives searching for a man feared to have died in the London Bridge terror attack have recovered a body from the Thames.

National London attackers planned to use lorry, says police
Author: 0 London attackers planned to use lorry, says police

His family said: "While our pain will never diminish it is important for all of us to carry on with our lives in direct opposition to those who would try to destroy us". Khuram Shazad Butt , 27 and Rachid Redouane , 30, both of Barking, carried out the attack with a third assailant, named on Tuesday as Youssef Zaghba, which killed seven people and injured 48.

Author: 0 India is not exploiting Paris deal, minister rubbishes United States allegation

India Monday firmly rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's allegation that it signed the Paris climate accord for financial gain. Among those who oppose Trump's decision , 77 per cent say it will hurt American leadership. Two White House officials avoided similar questions at a background briefing with reporters after Trump's speech Thursday. Announcing the United States withdrawal from the Paris deal on June 1, Trump claimed that India had made its participation in the ...

National Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses
Author: 0 Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

It also says the relief sought by the plaintiffs is unconstitutional. "Never before have the people of the United States elected a president with business interests as vast, complicated and secret as those of President Donald J. "Nor can the term "present" naturally be read to include benefits tendered to a USA official by operation of law, such as foreign trademarks, licenses, permits, and approvals granted to an official's private business, as Plaintiffs allege", the filing added.

Author: 0 Trump seeks legislative wins to cast off shadow of Russian Federation probes

Republicans hold 52 seats in the Senate. Yet political obstacles remain. The Senate can only afford to lose two of his chamber's Republican seats, with Vice President Mike Pence to break the tie. However, adjusting the tax credits for income and geographic location would make them even more similar to Obamacare's premium subsidies, which are tax credits based on income and cost of coverage in one's area.

National Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord

The impact of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement will differ for companies depending on what they produce and whether they have sales overseas. Trump said on Thursday that the landmark 2015 climate agreement threatened millions of jobs and productivity, and that he would start a multi-year process to withdraw from the deal, which has been signed by nearly every other nation on Earth.

National Qatar denies terror links, rejects 'blockade' by Arab states
Author: 0 Qatar denies terror links, rejects 'blockade' by Arab states

He called on Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to ease blockade on Qatar . "Despite these efforts, entities and individuals within Qatar continue to serve as a source of financial support for terrorist and violent extremist groups, particularly regional Al Qaeda affiliates such as the Nusrah Front", the State Department said .

Author: 0 Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony with denials

During a news conference with the President of Romania on Friday, the Washington Times' Dave Boyer asked Trump how the President was "vindicated" by Comey's testimony - as he claimed on Twitter on Friday morning - given that Comey's testimony boiled down to "his word against your word".

Author: 0 Voters start on picking candidates to replace Chris Christie

Gov. Kim Guadagno (R-N.J.) - the Republican primary victor - called for Murphy to apologize for what some saw as a comparison between Trump and Hitler. Also on Tuesday night, the Lt. Governor criticized Murphy who she says plans to raise taxes and increase spending. Guadagno defeated Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli , Nutley Commissioner Steve Rogers, Ocean County landscape business owner and actor Joseph "Rudy" Rullo and Atlantic County engineer Hirsh Singh.

National Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a
Author: 0 Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a "leaker" after testimony

Comey , who testified before a Senate committee on Thursday, asserted that President Donald Trump had fired him to interfere with an investigation of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign and reaffirmed the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the election.

Author: 0 President Trump's tweets are official statements, White House

Neiss' objective is to bring more attention to the fact that "these tweets are not merely tweets but presidential statements delivered on Twitter ". I'm not sure anyone is in a position to simply tell the President to stop doing something and have him actually listen.

National NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally
Author: 0 NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

Both Coats and Rogers said they were still awaiting word from the White House counsel on the issue of executive privilege. "In my time of service". Earlier in Wednesday's testimony, Coats said he has never felt pressure to "intervene, interfere in any way for shaping intelligence in any way".

National Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russia
Author: 0 Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russia

Comey is expected to testify before the committee on Thursday. Collins is a member of the committee. About "10% of the time", Rogers said, incidental collection occurs "when we are targeting a valid foreign intelligence target who ends up having a conversation with a USA person".

National Phil Mickelson still has a tee time at Erin Hills
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson still has a tee time at Erin Hills

This is the only major on Phil's resume that he has yet to win and of course as time ticks on it won't be any easier with the young guys behind him gunning for a major win. West Coast time, noon in Wisconsin. Even so, this U.S. Open starts with a golf course that has never had the best players in the world, and doesn't look anything like a typical U.S.

Author: 0 "Batman" Star Adam West Dead At 88

West is survived by his wife Marcelle, their four children, two children from a previous marriage, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. West was a regular on the show from 2000 through its most recent season. Adam West passed away peacefully last night after a short but courageous battle with leukemia. West wasn't the very first actor to play Batman in a live action film, but he was definitely the most iconic before the new army of Batman actors began taking the role up ...

National Intelligence Leaders Testify Before Senate Panel Hearing
Author: 0 Intelligence Leaders Testify Before Senate Panel Hearing

A rising star in California politics, she is also seen as a potential future candidate for president. Trump has repeatedly denied any coordination took place between his campaign and the Russian government, which, according to US intelligence agencies, stole emails embarrassing to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and leaked them to undermine her campaign.

Author: 0 Grocery store employee kills 3 coworkers, himself, police say

Police said he fatally shot himself in the head. Supermarket employees Terry Sterling , 63, Victoria Brong , 26 and Brian Hayes , 47, died in the shooting, which took place in the small borough of about 1,800 people, located about 30 miles northwest of Wilkes-Barre.

Author: 0 Trump calls ex-FBI director James Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

Interview everyone in the room at the White House February 14, 2017 meeting (including Attorney General Sessions and Vice President Pence) regarding the circumstances of Trump clearing the room to meet with Comey . That backs up a key Trump/Republican talking point: When Trump finally acknowledged the intelligence community's universal conclusion that Russia interfered in the US election, he did it with a "yeah, but" clause - the "yeah, but" being that there's no evidence any votes cast ...

Author: 0 Trump offers to broker resolution to Gulf diplomatic crisis

Its emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah held talks on Wednesday with Qatari counterpart Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, following talks with senior UAE officials and Saudi King Salman . Countries across the globe increasingly faced with the same conundrum: How much credence to give to the president's Twitter musings when they deviate sharply from USA policy? UAE airlines Etihad and Emirates said all travellers holding Qatari passports were now prohibited from travelling to or transiting ...

Author: 0 Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief

Pelosi cited Trump's decision in April to authorize a missile launch into Syria as one example of the president's late hours. She said that she hoped Trump would "rise to the occasion" of respecting the office of the president but added that he "hasn't so far".

National Sessions Offered to Resign Amid Tension With President
Author: 0 Sessions Offered to Resign Amid Tension With President

The news network reports that Trump only found out about the recusal shortly before that fantastic press conference in which Sessions displayed his legal acrobatic skills as he simultaneously avoided admitting any guilt and distanced himself from the probe into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

National Recall alert: Company pulls beef for undeclared allergens
Author: 0 Recall alert: Company pulls beef for undeclared allergens

Tyson was notified June 6 by an ingredient supplier that the bread crumbs it used potentially contained undeclared milk. The USDA says the New Holland establishment is recalling the products because they could contain milk, an allergen not declared on the product label.

Author: 0 Trump's Closest Allies Warn President It's Time to Stop Tweeting

Trump's tweet read: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". Attorney General Jeff Sessions is firing back at former FBI Director James Comey , after he suggested in Thursday's hearing that there might be more than meets the eye to the AG's recusal from the Russian Federation probe.

National Lil Wayne reportedly faces lawsuit for hate crime
Author: 0 Lil Wayne reportedly faces lawsuit for hate crime

He is also suing the club's owner, SBE entertainment, Young Money Entertainment, Made Hollywood Inc., and Universal Music Group, according to the report. Still, the security guard is seeking damages, as well as a $25,000 civil penalty. Obvi, Lil Wayne's camp has denied the rapper punched the front doorman in the first place.

Author: 0 Powerball jackpot up to $435M, 10th largest in US history

Eastern Time (ET) drawing Saturday, it would be the 11th-largest jackpot in USA history, and the eighth-largest Powerball drawing . There are five white balls drawn from a drum with 69 balls and one red ball drawn from a drum with 26 balls.

Author: 0 Police link man in fatal grocery store shooting to Twitter account

Nederostek said investigators are following "many, many leads" but declined to comment on a potential motive or if Stair had a personal connections to any of the victims. "The owners of the Weis Market say they plan to reopen soon". According to Times Leader research, Stair does not have a criminal history. "We are deeply saddened by the events of this morning".

Author: 0 Trump speech makes no mention of Comey testimony

The event is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. ET. The speech to a fawning audience, which came as fired FBI Director James Comey testified about Trump before the Senate, provided the President with positive feedback on what otherwise was a politically trying day.

Author: 0 Trump's 'Infrastructure Week' met with resistance around $1 trillion plan

He alluded to his decision last week to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, boasting that "we will never let outside forces tell us what to do and how to do it". At 7:44 a.m. Wednesday, Trump tweeted out his choice to replace Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director - Christopher A. Wray, a former assistant attorney general under former President George W.

Author: 0 Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obstruction of justice'

Comey". "It is my strong recommendation that the Judiciary Committee investigate all issues that raise a question of obstruction of justice", the California Democrat said in her letter to Grassley. Previously, Comey refused to turn over the memos to a number of congressional committees when asked to do so. "I didn't do it myself for a variety of reasons, but asked him to, because I thought that it might prompt the appointment of a Special Counsel".

Author: 0 Comey Testimony Raises More Questions About Attorney General Sessions

In a series of tweets, Trump called the new ban "politically correct", and said the Justice Department should seek a "much tougher version". Trump declines to respond when reporters ask if he still has confidence in Sessions. Last week, Leahy and Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, said Sessions should resign if he misled Congress about his contacts with Russians. Sanders' response mirrored that provided by White House press secretary Sean Spicer a day earlier in the White House briefing ...

Author: 0 Woman Suspected of Fatally Stabbing Granddaughter, Injuring 2 Others Arrested

The woman, Nicole Darrington-Clark, wanted on suspicion of stabbing her daughter and two granddaughters , killing one of the young girls Monday morning in a Colton apartment, was taken into custody early Tuesday. Darrington-Clark has been arrested for investigation of fatally stabbing the girl and wounding another as well as her daughter in Monday's attack.

Author: 0 Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

This could mean that Scavino plans to force Trump to unblock those users, but the unusual phrasing (Trump "will not stop" - as opposed to start - communicating with the whole country) indicates that Scavino more likely misunderstands the letter .

Author: 0 Adam West, TV's Original Batman, Dead at 88

On his website, Adam West wrote: "Sometimes, when I think about my over the past 40 years, it is hard to remember all of it". Adam West , star of the popular and campy 1960's " Batman " TV show, has died, according to his agent. Why not? So I began to reengage myself with Batman . The show's various memorable villains-Cesar Romero as the Joker, Frank Gorshin as the Riddler, Burgess Meredith as the Penguin and Julie Newmar as Catwoman-were allowed to chew the scenery.

Author: 0 States, cities must commit to climate-change fight

The U.S. Climate Alliance will also act as a forum to sustain and strengthen existing climate programs, promote the sharing of information and best practices, and implement new programs to reduce carbon emissions from all sectors of the economy.

National British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack
Author: 0 British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

Police have named Youssef Zaghba , a 22-year-old Moroccan-Italian man who lived in east London , Khuram Butt , 27, from Barking, and Rachid Redouane , 30, who also lived in Barking, as the men who carried out the attack . Butt was a British citizen, born in Pakistan , who "was known to the police and MI5", according to authorities. They said that she worked in a homeless shelter until she moved to Europe to be with her fiancé, Tyler Ferguson.

Author: 0 Doctors warn of health risks in withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Both U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King opposed the Trump administration's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement . Trump said on Thursday that the landmark 2015 climate agreement threatened millions of jobs and productivity, and that he would start a multi-year process to withdraw from the deal, which has been signed by nearly every other nation on Earth.

Author: 0 Cavaliers end Warriors perfect post-season run

James shrugged off unbeaten runs and celebration talk and just kept his mind on the moment. "We were in attack mode", James said. It forces a Game 5 in the best-of-seven series and denies the Warriors - who lead the series 3-1 - the chance to become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go undefeated throughout the playoffs.

Author: 0 USA spy chiefs are ducking questions about Trump and Russian Federation

The intelligence officials are also expected to defend Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act , or FISA, which will expire on December 31 unless Congress votes to reauthorize it. Heinrich [D-N.M.] and my questions deserve answers. I'm quite sure it's the latter. King hammered relentlessly on the point that there was no legal reason at all for Coats not to answer questions in open session and Coats answered, in effect and repeatedly , that he would prefer not to.

Author: 0 Iran arrests dozens of Islamic State 'agents' following Tehran attacks

In a condolence message ahead of a funeral for the victims, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the attack: " will not damage the Iranian nation's determination and the obvious result is nothing except an increase in hate for the governments of the United States and their stooges in the region like Saudi (Arabia )".

Author: 0 Sen. King grills Trump intelligence officials

Trump's unexpected ouster of Comey stunned Washington , with critics questioning the timing of the firing . The statement ran counter to what senior intelligence officials had previously promised both publicly and in private briefings during the previous administration of President Barack Obama, a Democrat, lawmakers and congressional staffers working on drafting reforms to Section 702 said .

Author: 0 Have LeBron's NBA Finals opponents been better than MJ's?

No NBA team had overcome a 3-1 deficit in the Finals until LeBron James and the Cavs did it a year ago, storming back and stunning defending champion Golden State. I got a promotion when I got to the 30s. "I won't be able to play this game forever, but I do know I'll be able to work out for quite a while". It allows us to gather a snapshot of any team at any point, like say, every NBA Finalist entering Game 1 of the championship round.

Author: 0 Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

That cut Golden State's lead to 3-1, but as usual Green's stats were only a small chapter of his story. The incident was captured by TMZ . Green's mom later said apologies had been exchanged, but still, it might be a good thing that the series is returning to Oakland.