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Author: 0 Fox News Pulls Judge Napolitano After England-Trump Wiretap Claim

The White House didn't confirm whether the president played golf during his almost four hours at the course. Napolitano claimed both in a column for FoxNews.com and on the air that an unnamed source had told him that Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) performed surveillance on Trump at Obama's request, backing up controversial statements made by Trump himself.

National Kim DePaola: 1 Victim Identified After Horrific Homicide In 'RHONJ' Star's vehicle
Author: 0 Kim DePaola: 1 Victim Identified After Horrific Homicide In 'RHONJ' Star's vehicle

Clarence Williams, 26, and 28-year-old Gerry Thomas were arrested around 11 p.m. Monday and were being held in Passaic County jail without bond. It was however reported that drugs are believed to be a possible motive for the crime. 'People are saying my auto was tied to the murder, ' she said. "I am humbled by the outpour of love and support during this hard time", she wrote.

Author: 0 No evidence of Trump-Russia collusion: White House

Republicans on the panel, meanwhile, sought to push the inquiry in a different direction, ignoring the revelation that the president's campaign is under investigation and focusing instead on the leaks of classified information about contacts between Trump administration officials and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Fox pulls Napolitano from air after Trump report

Fox News has reportedly pulled Andrew Napolitano from the air indefinitely after his claims that a British intelligence agency had wiretapped Trump Tower. The alleged Russian interference into the last years USA presidential elections did not influence the poll results, two top American spymasters said today .

National Can Trump be impeached for his wiretap claims?
Author: 0 Can Trump be impeached for his wiretap claims?

The allegations of wiretapping are part of a broader House Intelligence Committee investigation over accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. That put Comey in the unusual situation of having to respond to presidential tweets in the middle of his testimony. Asked if President Trump should say he was wrong when he accused President Obama of ordering a wiretap of Trump Tower, Stone said, "No, actually, I don't".

National Fox News pulls embattled Napolitano from air after Trump report
Author: 0 Fox News pulls embattled Napolitano from air after Trump report

The L.A. Times reports that Napolitano has been "taken off the air" after comments he made last week about President Trump's wiretapping claims became a major issue. On multiple occasions, though, Trump's games have been made public. That was the story two weeks ago during his last Mar-a-Lago weekend, when the administration told reporters only that he was having "meetings and phone calls" during his 7½ hours at the club.

National Sean Spicer: No Parity in Russia Probe
Author: 0 Sean Spicer: No Parity in Russia Probe

And curiously in the above clip, Spicer tried to shift the Russian Federation focus by making two outlandish claims: (1) Paul Manafort only played a "very limited" part in the Trump campaign for a "very limited period of time"; (2) Gen. "You saw him utilize this as opportunity with Prime Minister Abe to help foster deeper relationships in Asia and have a growing relationship that's going to help US interests", Spicer told reporters .

National US Rep. Fitzpatrick: 'I can not support' Republican health care plan
Author: 0 US Rep. Fitzpatrick: 'I can not support' Republican health care plan

Other members of the Freedom Caucus pinned the blame on House Speaker Paul Ryan, rather than President Trump. A number of Republicans, including Rep. The ACA also brought the national rate of African-Americans who have health insurance up to 88% - within 3% of the coverage rate for all Americans .

National Washington's Kelsey Plum breaks NCAA single-season scoring record
Author: 0 Washington's Kelsey Plum breaks NCAA single-season scoring record

I thought it was awesome", Osahor said. They are an explosive offensive team so you expect it to happen. "I think we'll have a variety of matchups on her", Neighbors said. Three other Huskies scored in double digits. Maite Cazorla added 17 points and Lexi Bando finished with 14 points to help OR (22-13) become the first No.

National James boy died in accidental hanging
Author: 0 James boy died in accidental hanging

Schisel said the incident occurred when his grandmother was using a dressing room and the 4-year-old crawled under another dressing room door. The boy has been identified as Ryu S. "He was playing because he's very curious, adventurous, and it all just happened so quickly", Gonzalez said. Law enforcement officers said Pena was with Julia Gonzalez, who is his grandmother.

National The Public Pulse: Ryan's health care plan is worse than expected
Author: 0 The Public Pulse: Ryan's health care plan is worse than expected

Health secretary Tom Price is prodding divided Republicans to "get together and collaborate" on a health care overhaul GOP leaders can push through the House. If these tax cuts were part of tax reform legislation rather than being in the health bill, Republican leaders would have to offset their cost on the tax side to maintain revenue neutrality, as they have said they would do, limiting how sharply they can cut tax rates.

Author: 0 Here's how Sean Spicer defended President Donald Trump's frequent golf outings

In perhaps the biggest eyebrow-raising moment, Spicer sought to distance the White House from former Trump advisors who may now be subject to an FBI investigation into links with Russian Federation. "We don't have any evidence or information that supports those tweets", he said. Trump and Japan's Abe played golf on February 11 at Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, then visited Trump International Golf Club in unincorporated West Palm Beach.

Author: 0 Week 2 of the search for Elizabeth Thomas goes national

A faculty member identified in the report as " Teacher 1" said she had seen Elizabeth in Cummins' classroom a great deal and felt Cummins "should have a better boundary between his role as the student's teacher and the student's friend".

National Trump meets Bill Gates after president seeks cuts in foreign aid
Author: 0 Trump meets Bill Gates after president seeks cuts in foreign aid

But none cracks the top 50 in Forbes' 31st billionaires list: 2,043 people with an average net worth of $3.75 billion. Buffett's wealth was estimated at USA $ 75.6 billion. Forbes released its 2017 list of billionaires Monday and there are several Central Texans who have made the list. His fortune rose to $86bn, from $75bn a year ago.

Author: 0 Gorsuch: Role 'not about politics' during confirmation hearing

Trump has said Gorsuch, who cites Scalia as an inspiration, "has outstanding legal skills, a brilliant mind, tremendous discipline and has earned bipartisan support". Cory Gardner and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy , D-Vt. "The blockade of Chief Judge Merrick Garland was never grounded in principle or precedent".

Author: 0 Maybe somebody should ask Neil Gorsuch how well he understands employment law

Take, for example the nominee's discussion of a case from his court that was appealed to and decided by the Supreme Court in favor of the judgment Gorsuch had rendered. Some Democrats have already been out front and vocal about their opposition to Gorsuch, including Sens. Per the Chronicle - because the statement does not yet appear on the senator's website - Feinstein said that Gorsuch "has consistently sided with employers and corporate interests" and against reproductive rights for ...

National Trump is $1B 'poorer' in latest Forbes ranking
Author: 0 Trump is $1B 'poorer' in latest Forbes ranking

In 2016, there were 1,810, this year the number is 2,043 - a 13 percent increase. As the New York's real estate market has slowed, Forbes began downgrading Trump's net value past year, saying in October that his net worth was down to $3.7 billion.

Author: 0 Donald Trump stops motorcade, exits his vehicle to greet supporters

In the last 48 hours, it all paid off. One of those supporters, Valeria Bianco, told our news partners at WPTV NewsChannel 5 that Trump met with them in one of Mar-a-Lago's ballrooms. However, when he turned to confirm with Shulkin, saying, "You're going to be there, right?", Shulkin shook his head. Zuniga said he thought it was a joke until he noticed the vehicle waiting to take them to the club.

Author: 0 Flake: Gorsuch To Add Geographic Diversity To Supreme Court

On the House side, FBI Director James Comey was testifying that the bureau is investigating Russian meddling in last year's election and possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of Trump. The filibuster rule when invoked requires 60 of the 100 votes to advance a bill or nomination, contrasted to the simple 51-vote majority that applies in most cases.

Author: 0 Highlights: The Trump presidency on March 20 at 11:35 AM EDT

However, Democrat committee member Adam Schiff called for an investigation into other interference in the election. Panetta, who also has served as President Bill Clinton's chief of staff and as director of the Office of Management and Budget in his administration, said Trump's agenda will depend on developing a consensus in Congress.

Author: 0 Attorney talks on former Penn State University president Spanier, trial begins tomorrow

The attorney general's office's witness list includes two former Penn State officials who took plea deals last week - former vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley. He has steadfastly denied any wrongdoing. Prosecutors say their failure to report that to authorities allowed Sandusky to continue to abuse boys and also endangered others.

National NY attorney general hires prosecutor likely to target Trump administration
Author: 0 NY attorney general hires prosecutor likely to target Trump administration

Schneiderman said Haren has "extensive experience in a broad range of federal policy areas, including civil rights, constitutional law, data privacy and security, and criminal law". Master worked on high-profile cases at the Department of Justice, including the prosecution of NY state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Bharara was sacked earlier this month after refusing to resign when asked to by Trump.

National Senate intelligence committee schedules hearing on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Senate intelligence committee schedules hearing on Russian Federation

He invoked the same answer several times as Schiff recounted allegations and reports about Stone's ties to Russian Federation. Among the topics covered at Monday's House Intelligence Committee hearing with FBI Director Jame Comey were several people who had alleged connections to Russian Federation and were also either allies of Trump or members of his campaign at one time.

National Crews continue attack on Overland Park apartment fire, 1 firefighter hurt
Author: 0 Crews continue attack on Overland Park apartment fire, 1 firefighter hurt

When embers started flying through the nearby neighborhood after the fire broke out, residents took their cars out of their garages in case they needed to flee. There are no reports of injuries. "It's a bit of a war zone here", Rhodes said during a media briefing at the scene. Elle Moxley covers Missouri schools and politics for KCUR.

Author: 0 Democrats Criticize Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch As Pro

Gorsuch, a 49-year-old Colorado native and judge on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, was nominated by President Trump to the nation's highest court. While the news was too fresh for the initial round of statements, breaking just as the hearing was called into order, some Democrats used the Russian Federation news to warn Gorsuch of the high bar he was now going to have to clear.

National Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill
Author: 0 Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill

Trump's Louisville rally, his third since his inauguration, followed a daylong congressional hearing in which FBI Director James Comey acknowledged for the first time that the agency was investigating whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian officials seeking to influence the 2016 campaign.

National Wanted man shot at deputies after facing arrest
Author: 0 Wanted man shot at deputies after facing arrest

Authorities say a man who opened fire on Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in the parking lot of a sheriff's station had attempted to register as a sex offender minutes before the shooting. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) Homicide Bureau detectives responded to Temple Sheriff's Station, 8838 Las Tunas Drive, Temple City, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting early Monday morning.

National Dixon High School student brings gun to school
Author: 0 Dixon High School student brings gun to school

ICE said Friday evening it has officially placed a detainer on Manito. Our school is continuing to cooperate with the law enforcement investigation. Authorities were working with the county attorney's office to determine whether the student has the mental capacity to consent to a sexual act in this case.

Author: 0 Grassley praises Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch as confirmation hearings begin

She emphasized the Supreme Court's role in many legal questions that directly impact people - abortion rights, money in politics, voting restrictions, environmental pollution, gun control and employment discrimination. After a decade of constitutionally sound and clearly written rulings and opinions, Judge Gorsuch deserves once again the swift approval of the Senate.

National School Says Texas AG Is Grandstanding on Muslims
Author: 0 School Says Texas AG Is Grandstanding on Muslims

The Frisco controversy began with a student news story at the Liberty High School broadcast site Wingspan (a nod to Rocky, the school's red hawk mascot). Today, they are able to stay and hold their prayer on campus. "It is important to note Frisco ISD is greatly concerned that this type of inflammatory rhetoric in the current climate may place the District, its students, staff, parents, and community in danger of unnecessary disruption", the superintendent wrote.

Author: 0 Trump says Dems 'made up' Russian story

Later in the morning, he focused on Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump tweets ahead of Comey hearing: Dems pushing "Russia story" Ryan-aligned group pressures vulnerable Republicans to support healthcare bill Week ahead: Lawmakers to press Comey on Russian hacking, Trump "wiretap" claims MORE's campaign.

Author: 0 USA top court rejects U.S. senator's bid to escape corruption case

Bob Menendez's request to review his federal corruption case, clearing the way for his trial to move forward in September. Menendez, who is accused of accepting gifts in exchange for political influence, claims his meetings with government officials were to discuss policy and not for the objective of garnering gifts and monetary contributions.

Author: 0 This Airline Just Banned All Electronic Devices on Board

Hours after it first tweeted the information, however, the tweet was deleted. Prohibited devices include laptops, tablets, cameras, DVD players and electronic games. official. "This story is very much still developing", air travel expert Ben Schlappig, who runs the One Mile at a Time travel blog, wrote . A representative for Royal Jordanian Airlines was not immediately available for comment, but the airline's official social media account is actively responding to concerned travelers.

National Philly Cinco de Mayo celebration canceled over immigration crackdown fears
Author: 0 Philly Cinco de Mayo celebration canceled over immigration crackdown fears

Edgar Ramirez , one of the event's organizers, said that the decision was "sad but responsible" in an interview with NBC10 Friday but had to made because of "the severe conditions affecting the immigrant community". "We are trying to show our children the tradition from our country", said David Pina, one of the event's organizers, to local reporters. "This year we ask you to be well informed".

National Intelligence chairman: Justice report shows no evidence for Trump's claims of wiretapping
Author: 0 Intelligence chairman: Justice report shows no evidence for Trump's claims of wiretapping

Comey confirmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating since last July possible Russian government efforts to interfere in the election, including any links between Trump's campaign and Moscow. "What the president said was just patently false, and the wrecking ball it created now has banged into our British allies and our Germany allies", Schiff claimed.

Author: 0 Donald Trump in tweets says Russian Federation collusion claims 'fake news'

President Trump has continued to stand by the unsubstantiated claims, including while meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday. Donald Trump had made several explosive claims on Twitter earlier this month in which he accused then president Barack Obama of wiretapping his phones last October likening it to the Watergate scandal.

National Trump drops 220 spots on Forbes Billionaires List
Author: 0 Trump drops 220 spots on Forbes Billionaires List

Southeast Asia was home to the most billionaires at 720, Forbes said. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was number five and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison was number seven. That's despite the fact that Trump had claimed during his election campaign that he was worth "in excess of $10 billion". How Much is President Trump Worth Now? The list, published Monday, tracked the mind-boggling fortunes of the world's elite and assesses the overall financial trends of the world's richest people.

National 'I hope he stays,' Governor Branstad says of ISU's president
Author: 0 'I hope he stays,' Governor Branstad says of ISU's president

Before becoming Iowa State president in 2012, Leath received a bachelor's degree in plant science from Pennsylvania State University, a master's in plant science from the University of DE and a Ph.D in plant pathology from the University of IL, according his official biography from Iowa State.

National Republicans revise healthcare bill for the benefit of old Americans
Author: 0 Republicans revise healthcare bill for the benefit of old Americans

The healthcare overhaul is the major legislative initiative of US President Donald Trump. "So if it needs more beefing up, as you say, for folks who are low-income between 50 and 64 years of age, that's something that we've talked about, that's something that we've entertained and that may happen throughout the process", Price said.

National Monday weather: Spring gets off to a rainy start
Author: 0 Monday weather: Spring gets off to a rainy start

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North, northeast wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. The cold front on Tuesday may cause enough instability for a few showers to develop over the area, but we don't expect any widespread or heavy precipitation.

National Spring Begins on Monday (3/20/2017) - ABC57 News - See the Difference Michiana
Author: 0 Spring Begins on Monday (3/20/2017) - ABC57 News - See the Difference Michiana

Why only two days when the sun is directly above the equator? During the Spring Equinox, an old traditional practiced by Beijing locals is offering sacrifices to the sun god. On Friday, Sept. 22, at 4:02 p.m., the same thing will occur at a different spot along the equator to begin the fall season. Astronomically, it's the tilt of the Earth that causes the solstices and equinoxes.

Author: 0 Nationwide search continues for missing teen and former teacher

Tad Cummins formerly taught at the Culleoka Unit School. On Feb. 3, Thomas was seen in Cummins' classroom so he was suspended. Authorities have confirmed the former teacher took out several loans totaling approximately $4,500. The license plate number for Cummins' auto is 976ZPT, but law enforcement officials believe the vehicle may have been abandoned at this point. However, despite receiving hundreds of tips, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has not received any credible tips about ...

National First day of spring expected to bring warmer weather
Author: 0 First day of spring expected to bring warmer weather

It will be a little on the chilly side for Sunday night, with temps falling into the low 40s. We'll likely have clouds through Tuesday before skies clear and dry air returns for Wednesday and Thursday . Lows tonight will drop back into the lower and middle 20s. For next weekend, it is looking like it will be another attractive forecast! Clouds skies with a few showers to start our weekend on this mild Saturday .

Author: 0 Trump jokes both he and Angela Merkel were wiretapped by Obama

What we found is that Trump is misunderstanding how NATO's joint defense is paid for, and that Germany doesn't owe anything. During her meeting with Trump on Friday, Merkel explicitly reaffirmed her commitment to almost double Germany's defense spending until 2024.

Author: 0 Wheels spinning as GOP looks for traction on health bill

But moderate Republicans are balking over the CBO's findings that millions more people would lack coverage even while premiums in many cases could rise. Any substantive changes would be made by the House Rules Committee, which controls how the measure is presented and debated on the floor. "The president is bringing people to his table, and I am very impressed with how the president is helping us close this bill".

National $12000 Reward Offered For Capture Of Firebombing Suspect That Killed Two
Author: 0 $12000 Reward Offered For Capture Of Firebombing Suspect That Killed Two

Police did not release any additional information. He's the man accused of causing a fire that lead to the deaths of two teens and injured six others. But he was not in that house at the time of the firebombing, police said. "Society hopes he rots in jail", Davis said. Crews were dispatched just before 5 a.m.