• Trump will not block Comey testimony: White House
Trump will not block Comey testimony: White House

Blunt said he wants to know more about the nature of Comey's meetings with Trump and how the director approached the interaction, given that he reportedly took copious notes afterward. "He trusts his conscience, and he's not afraid to stand up to people who he thinks are wrong", she said. The hug made Comey uncomfortable because of the appear...

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  • Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm
Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

The Justice Department announced that a federal contractor from Augusta , Ga., was arrested on Saturday, June 3, in connection with the alleged leaking of classified material from a government facility to a media outlet. The FBI affidavit said reporters for the news outlet, which it also did not name, had approached the NSA with questions for t...

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  • Trump praises son-in-law Jared Kushner amid Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny, tension in relationship
Trump praises son-in-law Jared Kushner amid Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny, tension in relationship

United States media, citing intelligence officials, said that Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergey Kislyak , told Moscow that Mr Kushner had discussed establishing a secure communication channel using Russian diplomatic facilities, to ensure that those conversations were not monitored.

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  • Baby dies after being born following fatal auto crash
Baby dies after being born following fatal auto crash

Romero was pronounced dead at point of impact at the Five Points , California crash scene reported KFSN-TV . The head-on crash near Fresno had caused Joanne Delgado, who was between six to nine months pregnant, to go into early labor before her death, ABC 7 reported .

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  • Texas deputy placed on leave after deadly fight
Texas deputy placed on leave after deadly fight

His wife, the HCSO deputy, was also present during the incident. John Hernandez died last week following the May 28 incident at a Denny's in Sheldon. The time New Mexico students spend taking standardized tests will be further reduced starting next school year and they'll have an additional two weeks of learning thanks to a shorter testing window...

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  • Former DOJ contender hits Trump over travel ban tweet
Former DOJ contender hits Trump over travel ban tweet

Federal courts have stopped it from being enforced. - Donald J. Trump (@ realDonaldTrump ) June 5, 2017The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to S.C.

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  • France expertly trolls the White House on the Paris Agreement again
France expertly trolls the White House on the Paris Agreement again

Trump has said "I'm not a believer in global warming". Numerous companies, cities, and even states have vowed to uphold the commitment to the Paris Accord despite the President's decision. Trump had only just met the pope who had expressed his views on the importance of protecting the environment from climate change. The governors took to Twit...

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  • Donald Trump condemns Justice Department over 'watered down' travel ban
Donald Trump condemns Justice Department over 'watered down' travel ban

The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the ban. Asked Monday whether the Trump team was concerned about the tweets tainting the case, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said "not at all". In the friend-of-the-court brief, Attorney General Paxton, 14 other state attorneys general and the governor of MS demonstrate t...

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  • Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack
Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack

Authorities were aggressively searching for the baby's grandmother, 43-year-old Nicole Darrington Clark , in connection with the morning attack. Neighbor Patty Williams tells the newspaper the wounded woman had been "stabbed everywhere".

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  • North Korea slams 'mean' targeted UN sanctions
North Korea slams 'mean' targeted UN sanctions

Citing last month's conclusion of a framework for a Code of Conduct between Asean and China to manage disputes in the South China Sea , and China's many bilateral and multilateral pacts, he said: "China can be said to be observing, supporting and safeguarding the worldwide and regional order".

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  • Man stuffs 15 bottles of motor oil, 30 DVDs into his pants
Man stuffs 15 bottles of motor oil, 30 DVDs into his pants

The Polk County Sheriff's Office claims a Florida man tried to steal 15 Pennzoil bottles and 30 DVDs by shoving them into his trousers. But that wasn't all. PCSO Detective Phil Ryan said he got out of his auto and confronted William Jason Hall , 38, and told him to remove all of the items from his trousers.

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  • Texas governor calls legislative session; could include bathroom bill
Texas governor calls legislative session; could include bathroom bill

To ensure their passage, the sunset bills will be the only items on the legislative agenda during the special session until they pass the Senate, a process that Abbott said should take three days. Abbott also ordered the Legislature to work on increasing teacher pay and a limited form of school vouchers , which gives public money to private school...

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  • Trump's budget plan hits poor people hard
Trump's budget plan hits poor people hard

The president expressed amazement that congressional Democrats weren't cheering the Comey firing, since they too had been critical of Comey for his handling of the investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

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  • 1 of 2 missing people found dead after corn mill explosion
1 of 2 missing people found dead after corn mill explosion

Recovery crews are searching a mountain of debris for two missing employees after a fatal explosion at a corn mill in southern Wisconsin. The explosion and fire that leveled the plant at the milling complex also injured about a dozen others.

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  • Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, Russia and elections
Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, Russia and elections

In response to questions about damaging information, Putin asks Kelly , "Have you all lost your senses over there?" In the NBC interview , Putin was asked about reports of Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner's attempt to set up a secret communications channel with Russian Federation.

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  • DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students
DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students

In her response then, DeVos began, "If I'm understanding your question correctly around proficiency, I would also correlate it to competency and mastery, so that each student is measured according to the advancement they're making in each subject".

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  • Oregon Will Join Climate Change Coalition To Meet Paris Goals
Oregon Will Join Climate Change Coalition To Meet Paris Goals

Mr Pruitt cited figures on carbon emissions reduction for the 2000 to 2014 period, spanning the previous Obama administration, but noted that the U.S. Key challenges include who will take the leadership after the U.S. leaves the pact, and who will fill the gap in funding that the USA should have contributed to the Green Climate Fund, a mechanism ...

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  • Day invasion: What is D-Day and what happened on June 6, 1944?
Day invasion: What is D-Day and what happened on June 6, 1944?

Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle hardened. By the end of June, the Allies had seized the vital port of Cherbourg, landed approximately 850,000 men and 150,000 vehicles in Normandy, and were poised to continue their march across France.

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  • Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week
Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week

The Senate testimony would mark Comey's first public comments since his firing . Richard Burr, the North Carolina Republican who chairs the committee, says the committee would welcome Comey's testimony. The Intelligence panel has subpoenaed documents from Flynn and other Trump associates. Officials only "unmask" the identities of Americans for cer...

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  • Comey to testify openly about Trump discussions, not so on Russian Federation
Comey to testify openly about Trump discussions, not so on Russian Federation

Burr also told CNN that "former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn, a focus of the Russian Federation probe, had turned over some of the documents to the Senate intelligence committee in response to a subpoena they issued last month".

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  • GOP Sen. Richard Burr: I don't see health care plan this year
GOP Sen. Richard Burr: I don't see health care plan this year

Now, larger shares fear the cost of health care for themselves or their families (45 percent), they're ability to acquire and keep coverage (34 percent) and the quality of that coverage (34 percent) would get worse under the GOP plan to scrap the law.

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  • Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying
Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying

The announcement followed days of speculation over whether Trump would try to prevent Comey, who is expected to reveal details about his conversations with the President, from testifying. Mueller, respected for his independence and thoroughness, has so far been silent about taking over the investigations. Following Comey's firing last month, it w...

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  • Orlando International Airport incident: Gunman in custody
Orlando International Airport incident: Gunman in custody

Airport spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell, according to WKMG , said the standoff occurred in Level 1, Airside A. Police report the call came in at 7:24 p.m. Greater Orlando Aviation Authority chairman Frank Kruppenbacher praised the response of both police and airport employees. A Thrifty employee ran in from a garage area and told them, "There is a...

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  • Trump will not block James Comey testimony: White House
Trump will not block James Comey testimony: White House

Richard Burr, (R-North Carolina), Comey is "looking forward to having the opportunity to publicly share his thoughts and views" following his firing by President Donald Trump on May 9. Trump himself has denied all the allegations. The investigation was begun previous year. He appointed the special investigator to lead the probe into the leaking o...

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  • London attack: Pakistan-origin man among three attackers
London attack: Pakistan-origin man among three attackers

Twelve others arrested after the attack have all now been released without charge, police said. Her "enough is enough" call to deal with extremism in Britain was followed by a four-point plan that she outlined to effectively tackle the issue.

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  • Government contractor charged with leaking classified report to journalist
Government contractor charged with leaking classified report to journalist

Reflects zerohedge : 'However, what is most perplexing is that her anti-Trump tirades and her anti-government, liberal leanings were all part of the public record at the time she was hired as a NSA contractor for Pluribus in February. Victor is "looking forward to putting this behind her", her attorney Titus Thomas Nichols told NBC News . S...

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  • Predators beat Penguins 4-1, even Final at 2-2
Predators beat Penguins 4-1, even Final at 2-2

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) moves the puck from behind the net against the Nashville Predators during the first period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, June 5, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. They are made of humans, and despite the fact that they're athletically superior and have bank accounts beyond our im...

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  • Government contracter accused of leaking info to Russian Federation originally from Kingsville
Government contracter accused of leaking info to Russian Federation originally from Kingsville

Authorities say a 25-year-old federal contractor is accused of leaking classified information. Reality Leigh Winner, an Air Force veteran from Augusta, Georgia, allegedly mailed to news outlet The Intercept a top-secret report revealing Russia's hacking operation in the 2016 U.S.

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  • All arrested as part of London attack investigation released without charge
All arrested as part of London attack investigation released without charge

Twelve people arrested as part of the investigation have since been released without charge. Ten men remain in police custody in connection with that attack. Another neighbor told the AP that Butt had once been kicked out of a local mosque for interrupting an imam. "We will probably discover communications during that period that we couldn't access...

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  • Trump defends tweeting as way to get out 'honest' message
Trump defends tweeting as way to get out 'honest' message

He says, "Sorry folks, but if I would have relied on the Fake News of CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, washpost or nytimes, I would have had ZERO chance winning WH". " It's not policy . It's social media". During the White House briefing on Monday, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump uses social media because it allows him to talk directly to the pe...

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  • New York ballet dancer saves homeless man from subway
New York ballet dancer saves homeless man from subway

Davis had been at Lincoln Center to see his wife perform; he wasn't dancing on Saturday night due to a herniated disc. People were screaming to get help. Ling, who is homeless, was knocked unconscious from the impact of the fall - and miraculously Davis was able to revive Ling and push him back up onto the platform in the nick of time before a tr...

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  • NBA Finals Game 2 produces five percent jump in ratings from 2016
NBA Finals Game 2 produces five percent jump in ratings from 2016

How many nights in a row would you tune in to find out if two is more than five? "And you are talking two of the greatest players that we got in this world locked in the way they are, that's why we're up 2-0". If the Golden State Warriors sweep Cleveland , which they are halfway to doing, and therefore sweep the entire playoffs, improving on...

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  • Acting US envoy to China quits over Trump's climate decision
Acting US envoy to China quits over Trump's climate decision

Most people thought he was going to announce a visit by President Trump, but instead he announced his resignation, citing the decision to leave the Paris agreement as the reason. Rank's move reflects a disappointment with the Trump administration's decision shared by many foreign service officers. Rank, who speaks Mandarin Chinese, French, Dari...

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  • Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again
Trump lashes out at London mayor -- again

Khan had said in one of his first statements in reaction to the attack that people would see an increased police presence on the streets of the capital and should not be alarmed by that. As reported in the Guardian , Khan appeared on Channel 4 News last evening, and said that Trump's state visit should not go ahead. Many in the United Ki...

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  • Police shot, injured attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral
Police shot, injured attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

Paris police say they are responding near Notre Dame Cathedral, urge passersby to stay away. Large numbers of police cars filled the area on the Ile de Cite island in the Seine River in the center of Paris . Paris remains under high security after a string of Islamic extremist attacks in recent years, including several targeting police officers ...

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