• Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony: NY Times
Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony: NY Times

Nixon: Exactly, exactly. If the president, for example, approves something because of the national security , or in this case because of a threat to internal peace and order of significant magnitude, then the president's decision in that instance is one that enables those who carry it out, to carry it out without violating a law.

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  • Kushner Had No Plans to Set Up Secret Communication With Russia
Kushner Had No Plans to Set Up Secret Communication With Russia

After he returned from Europe, the president also disparaged White House leaks and "fake news" from the media in a series of tweets, apparently in response to a number of damaging news stories last week, including the Kushner report. Monday's ceremony at Arlington Ceremony marked Mr Trump's first public appearance since returning to Washington ...

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  • Body recovered at Cambria explosion site
Body recovered at Cambria explosion site

Tim Raymond, Superintendent of Schools, said the district is made up of roughly 400 students. He says the district made a decision to shut down Thursday as a precaution in case the fire wasn't completely extinguished. Two people walked away from the plant without injuries. The small community is about 45 miles northeast of Madison. Another employ...

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  • Al Pacino Will Star in Joe Paterno TV Movie on HBO
Al Pacino Will Star in Joe Paterno TV Movie on HBO

The project reunites Pachino and Levinson , who collaborated on the Jack Kervorkian movie " You Don't Know Jack ", " Phil Spector ", and the 2014 film "The Humbling". Paterno's legacy is intertwined with the Sandusky sex abuse scandal. The Sandusky scandal was in the news again last week when three high ranking officials at Penn State were...

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  • Trump 'Believes Climate Is Changing,' Haley Tells CNN
Trump 'Believes Climate Is Changing,' Haley Tells CNN

So that is the fact. "He knows that it's changing and the USA has to be responsible for it and that's what we're gonna do". Responding to Trump's decision to dump the worldwide accord, Haley said, "We've got a president who is gonna watch out for the environment".

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  • State Officials Frustated as Budget Doesn't Pass
State Officials Frustated as Budget Doesn't Pass

A Northwestern student was arrested Tuesday night outside Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's office after joining a protest to highlight the negative ramifications of Illinois' historic budget impasse. "Instead of working toward a bipartisan compromise, the Senate Democrats walked away from the negotiating table, passing a permanent $5.4 billion in...

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  • Scientists dispute the 'tiny, tiny' impact of Paris deal
Scientists dispute the 'tiny, tiny' impact of Paris deal

According to the EPA Administrator, if nations around the globe want to learn from the USA on what it is doing to reduce its Carbon dioxide footprint, it is going to share that with them. Oliver concluded the segment by pointing out that the criticism of Trump's decision has been so universal, it may finally compel Americans to take climate chan...

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  • Some Egyptian banks halt dealings with Qatari banks after diplomatic rupture
Some Egyptian banks halt dealings with Qatari banks after diplomatic rupture

Qatar also says the decision is a "violation of its sovereignty", vowing to its citizens it won't affect them. "Such measures are unjustified and are based on baseless and unfounded allegations", the government's foreign ministry said in a statement.

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  • Trump's terror tweets make a statement
Trump's terror tweets make a statement

Before Trump's tweet, a Fox News host made a similar point, saying, "Notice we're not having a gun debate right now, because they didn't kill with guns". But a spokesman for Khan branded the comment "ill-informed" and said the president had deliberately taken out of context remarks made by the mayor to reassure people about the increased police pre...

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  • China, EU claim climate leadership as United States steps back
China, EU claim climate leadership as United States steps back

While the White House video claims the pact was "badly negotiated" by the Obama administration, the French video says it was "comprehensively negotiated". German industry associations also criticized Trump's decision, warning that it would harm the global economy and lead to market distortions. "And, due to the slow response of the ocean and ic...

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  • Bill Cosby's sex assault trial begins, Toronto woman to take stand
Bill Cosby's sex assault trial begins, Toronto woman to take stand

Constand said Cosby drugged and molested her in 2004. Cosby has countered that the encounter was consensual and that he had given her two Benadryl pills to relax. McMonagle said the Montgomery DA's investigation showed that the two had been alone a few times before the alleged assault, they were friendly and exchanged gifts, and that she called...

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  • DC mayor reaffirms city's commitment to Paris climate deal
DC mayor reaffirms city's commitment to Paris climate deal

Treece said the recent move by Trump to withdraw from the Paris agreement won't stop Columbia's effort to reduce climate change effects. In December 2015, 464 mayors from 115 countries gathered in Paris, France to affirm their commitment to address climate disruption.

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  • Northwestern backs initiative on climate change
Northwestern backs initiative on climate change

Climate Alliance to expand on our efforts while partnering with other states to combat climate change", Baker said in a statement . Connecticut Gov. "We are inquiring with Bloomberg as to the plan they are discussing and whether Yale should sign on as well", O'Connor told the News. In 2008, MA lawmakers passed a law requiring the state to redu...

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  • Putin says USA election hackers could have been from anywhere
Putin says USA election hackers could have been from anywhere

U.S. President Donald Trump fired Flynn in February for failing to disclose the content of his talks with Sergei Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States, and misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Moscow interfered in last year's U.S. presidential election campaign to try ...

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  • Trump Calls For American Resolve Against 'Vile Enemy'
Trump Calls For American Resolve Against 'Vile Enemy'

Three men fled the van with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market , police and witnesses said . The three men, wearing fake suicide bomb vests, were shot dead by eight officers outside a pub after police opened fire with an "unprecedented" hail of 50 bullets, while a bystander was also shot.

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  • Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts
Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts

I strongly suspect that the district court, which now has to craft a new remedy, will do exactly that, issuing a second order that tracks the Supreme Court's new standard but reaches the same conclusion as before. "Today's ruling means legislative Republicans have finally run out of excuses for their racially-gerrymandered districts, and it means...

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  • Trump On Climate: Pruitt Says Paris Agreement Ineffective; Gore Says Pullout Reckless
Trump On Climate: Pruitt Says Paris Agreement Ineffective; Gore Says Pullout Reckless

Trump doesn't "comprehensively understand" the terms of the accord, though European leaders tried to explain the process for withdrawing to him "in clear, simple sentences" during summit meetings last week, Jean-Claude Juncker said in Berlin.

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  • Corbyn calls on May to quit over police cuts
Corbyn calls on May to quit over police cuts

One of the attackers shouted "this is for Allah" as he knifed a man near a pub - while the Islamic State militant group claimed its fighters carried out the attack . One Frenchman is also reported to be among the dead. U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the situation and offered his support for the United Kingdom in a twe...

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  • Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar over 'terrorism'
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar over 'terrorism'

Qatar, which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is home to some 10,000 American troops, criticized the move as a "violation of its sovereignty". Saudi Arabia also closed its borders with Qatar, effectively blocking food and other supplies exported by land to Qatar.

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  • Trump to interview Pistole for Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump to interview Pistole for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

A week after Comey was sacked, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was in charge of the Russia investigation, appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to "oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, and related matters".

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  • Former Penn State Leaders Sentenced To Prison For Molestation Scandal
Former Penn State Leaders Sentenced To Prison For Molestation Scandal

Sandusky is now serving a 30- to-60-year sentence for abusing 10 boys, but is appealing. Spanier did not report an allegation made against Sandusky in 2001 that the former Penn State defensive coordinator had molested boys. That decision formed the heart of the case against the administrators. He was convicted of child endangerment. But, Liddle...

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  • Alabama inmate fights to halt execution, 'won't give up'
Alabama inmate fights to halt execution, 'won't give up'

Arthur was sentenced to death for the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker. Seventy-five-year-old Tommy Arthur is scheduled to be put to death Thursday for the 1982 murder-for-hire of Troy Wicker. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey had refused a request from Arthur to do DNA testing on crime scene hair samples. Arthur's lawyers had filed a flurry of appeals try...

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  • Portland free speech rally, counter protests draw thousands
Portland free speech rally, counter protests draw thousands

Several journalists at the scene said they were blocked in, along with demonstrators, and were told by officers that they were detained pending investigation for disorderly conduct. They warned people to not bring weapons or weapon-like objects to the rally and posted images to Twitter of objects they confiscated, including hockey sticks, a knife,...

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  • Trump misunderstood MIT climate research, university officials say
Trump misunderstood MIT climate research, university officials say

Might a more vocal push from climate-friendly Republicans have changed the Paris outcome? Although he called out China and India, the two largest polluters besides the US, Trump did not mention that the US, home to about 4% of the world's population, is responsible for nearly one third of the excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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  • Off-duty Detroit officer wounded, person killed in shooting
Off-duty Detroit officer wounded, person killed in shooting

Craig said he told the officer who was shot Sunday that he'll try and help him become a motorcycle officer, and that it takes some rigorous training. Names of those involved weren't immediately released. "Two things he wanted, 'I want to get out of here, ' and 'I want a motorcycle, a police motorcycle, ' so that's encouraging", the chief said Monda...

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  • London terror: First victim named as 'beautiful and loving' Chrissy Archibald
London terror: First victim named as 'beautiful and loving' Chrissy Archibald

The Canadian government is advising citizens to be vigilant in the wake of the attack. No details have been released about the perpetrators, who were shot dead within minutes by police. An Australian was among those hospitalised, while a Spaniard escaped with light injuries. The British officer, who is a rugby player, was one of the first on ...

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  • Trump says U.S. to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay
Trump says U.S. to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay

Youngstown, Ohio, Mayor John McNally (D) said he supports the Paris agreement in a phone interview Friday, adding he was surprised at the shoutout from Trump. Although most Americans actually accept climate science and support action to mitigate climate change, Trump won on that platform, and he can't realistically be expected to suddenly sta...

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  • Kellyanne Conway Says the Media Is Too 'Obsessed' with Trump's Tweets
Kellyanne Conway Says the Media Is Too 'Obsessed' with Trump's Tweets

Follow Jon Levine on Twitter / Facebook . On Twitter alone, Trump has just short of 30 million followers on his personal account and more than 17 million on his presidential account. Conway, pivoted to the attack itself and said that the media should be more focused on covering the growth of terrorism in England and Europe over the last several ...

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  • Person of interest sought after 3 found dead in southern in house
Person of interest sought after 3 found dead in southern in house

Officers were called to the home in Washington County about 4:30 p.m. Sunday after a someone called the station saying they were concerned about the individuals at that location, police said. Richard Lee Burton Jr.is a person of interest in the case, and was living in the home at the time. He may be driving a blue 1997 Dodge Ram truck with an ex...

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  • House gives final OK to its budget; talks with Senate next
House gives final OK to its budget; talks with Senate next

Senate Republicans say they are working daily behind closed doors to craft an ObamaCare overhaul bill, following the House last month passing its version. The portion of premiums paid by employees is often also excluded from taxable income. "There's a complex interplay - hospitals are the largest employers in many communities, and they are essent...

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  • Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by United States priorities
Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by United States priorities

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". The U.S.is now one of only three nations to reject the agreement. "Through deeper cooperation on climate action, the European Union and ...

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  • Weekend Forecast: Warm temps continue with chance of pop-up storms
Weekend Forecast: Warm temps continue with chance of pop-up storms

Not expecting any widespread rains as an area of weak high pressure crests near New England. There is the potential for locally heavy rainfall with some of these storms. A northeasterly wind will be in place helping bring down this cooler air as well as making it breezy at times. Sunday sees partly sunny skies with the chance for some light sho...

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  • Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit
Here's The Bold Way France Responded To Trump's Climate Deal Exit

Professor Venki Ramakrishnan, president of the Royal Society, said: " President Trump is not putting America first, he is tethering it to the past". Just two degrees of warming above pre-industrial conditions is considered a unsafe level of climate change , so scientists would consider more than half that amount to be a meaningful temperature r...

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  • Foggy morning Monday, high near 83 and cloudy in OKC
Foggy morning Monday, high near 83 and cloudy in OKC

Friday , the high will be near 83 with mostly sunny skies, the weather service said. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 miles per hour. Tuesday night - A chance of showers. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Tuesday NightA 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Thursday night - Partly cloudy,...

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  • India committed to Paris climate deal: minister
India committed to Paris climate deal: minister

Europe, China stands united against Trump's decision to take U.S. out of Paris climate change pact. President Donald Trump on 1 June 2017 drew a lot of criticism from the world leaders and businessmen for his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement .

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