• In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically
In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically

Trump has also grown frustrated with the way his travel ban has been stalled in federal courts, the people added. "Does he sometimes cross the line where his tweets become the news, become the agenda, and actually impedes the ability to get things done?" asked Fox News White House correspondent John Roberts during Tuesday's White House press br...

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  • Climate action continues despite United States withdrawal: COP22 President
Climate action continues despite United States withdrawal: COP22 President

The alternative government stance will be to work closely with President Donald Trump's administration on how United States of America can support PNG on climate change because of the decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement . However, the USA move might well affect Trudeau's plans to implement a national carbon tax and his overall en...

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  • Ex-Goldman Sachs executive, Christie deputy win primaries
Ex-Goldman Sachs executive, Christie deputy win primaries

Murphy is a former ambassador under President Barack Obama and one-time Goldman Sachs executive who loaned his campaign $16 million. Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) and Murphy's opponent, Lt. Christie told reporters Tuesday that he cast his vote in the primary for Guadagno , and her supporters say they are prepared for the next stage of the race.

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  • Donald Trump is still going after the mayor of London
Donald Trump is still going after the mayor of London

The Mayor's spokesperson clarified that Khan was telling Londoners not be alarmed of the increased police presence in the city. In the wake of the weekend's terror attacks in London U.S. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, meanwhile, backed Khan's call for Trump's invitation to be rescinded, claiming the USA president "insults" national va...

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  • Trump To Comey Ahead Of Testimony: 'I Wish Him Luck'
Trump To Comey Ahead Of Testimony: 'I Wish Him Luck'

Comey met privately twice with Barack Obama, suggesting that he was far less comfortable with Trump than with the previous president. That potential bombshell testimony - in which Comey also may address whether Trump urged him to halt or ease up on an investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn and his ties to Russian Fe...

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  • Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at Orlando workplace
Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at Orlando workplace

John Robert Neumann Jr ., a 45-year-old Army veteran, walked into the Orlando business he was sacked from months ago shooting and killing five of his former coworkers Monday , authorities said. An Orange Country sheriff applauded the effort of police responding to the incident. Demings said his deputies arrived within two minutes of getting the ...

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  • Pruitt Won't Say If Trump Believes In Climate Change
Pruitt Won't Say If Trump Believes In Climate Change

Neighboring Connecticut has also joined. 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 . Thursday night, Montreal City Hall was lit up in green, in solidarity with the countries still committed to the Paris climate pact. Trump cast...

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  • Things for Wednesday, June 7: Sessions & Trump, Iran attacks,
Things for Wednesday, June 7: Sessions & Trump, Iran attacks,

In that testimony, according to the person familiar with Comey's preparations, the former director also intends to refute Trump's previous assertions that Comey assured him three times that the president was not a subject of the FBI's wide-ranging investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, who sought t...

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  • Time dwindling for major successes on GOP agenda
Time dwindling for major successes on GOP agenda

Richard Burr said in an interview with a local TV station Friday. "I don't see a comprehensive health care plan this year". A Kaiser Family Foundation poll released on Wednesday found that almost half of the respondents said they thought the bill would make health care costs worse for themselves and their family.

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  • ATC Reform: The President's Push for the Privatization of Air Traffic Control
ATC Reform: The President's Push for the Privatization of Air Traffic Control

Proponents of the idea claim that privatization will ensure steady funding through user fees, as opposed to air traffic control relying on yearly appropriations from Congress. The National Air Traffic Controllers Association, a union representing almost 20,000 air-traffic controllers and other aviation safety-related professionals, supported Shuste...

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  • President Trump Withdraws The US From The Paris Climate Agreement
President Trump Withdraws The US From The Paris Climate Agreement

Environmental groups were split on McAuliffe's announcement . In December 2015 in Paris, world leaders signed the first global commitment to fight climate change . Brad Smith, president of Microsoft Corp., said in a lengthy statement Thursday that the technology giant was "disappointed" with Trump's decision .

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  • Jeff Sessions offered to resign after rising tension with Trump
Jeff Sessions offered to resign after rising tension with Trump

That was after he failed to disclose a conversation with Russia's ambassador to the United States during his confirmation hearing. In one sentence Tuesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer just eliminated any doubt you may have about whether the media should pay attention to President Trump's tweets.

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  • Man who mocked, punched victim with cerebral palsy is captured, DA says
Man who mocked, punched victim with cerebral palsy is captured, DA says

A Chester County attorney who had been representing Baker is no longer representing him, the lawyer's office told HuffPost. "It was a great effort by multiple agencies". Baker was transferred to Chester County Prison until a preliminary hearing. According to a police report of the incident, Baker was inside a 7-Eleven on the 200 block of South Hi...

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  • Notre Dame attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS in video'
Notre Dame attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS in video'

Officers later discovered the man was carrying a hammer and kitchen knives, as well as a student identity card indicating he was from Algeria. Collomb said the officer's condition is not serious. Among the people ordered to remain inside the cathedral was former USA ambassador to the United Nations Nancy Soderberg. People inside Notre Dame , the...

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  • Utah suburb shooting leaves woman, child, male suspect dead
Utah suburb shooting leaves woman, child, male suspect dead

Sandy's police sergeant has declined to give further information at this time about the three people killed. Officers have been investigating and interviewing witnesses following the incident, and were expected to be at the scene of the shooting for most of the night.

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  • Half support Trump travel ban
Half support Trump travel ban

It was met with immediate resistance from the courts, with several federal district judges issuing orders blocking aspects of it. Katyal said in a tweeted response to Trump's posts on Monday. If the Supreme Court agrees to take up the government's appeal, it will be the task of Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey B. Wall to defend the Presid...

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  • Does Trump have confidence in Sessions? Spicer won't say
Does Trump have confidence in Sessions? Spicer won't say

Spicer's remarks came after the New York Times reported that Trump had vented intermittently about Sessions since the attorney general recused himself from any Russia-related investigations conducted by the Department of Justice. ABC asked Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores about the matter, but she declined to comment on whether o...

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  • White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern
White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern

But in March, Sessions chose to recuse himself from any investigations into possible Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, after it was disclosed that he had met twice with the Russian ambassador to the US past year. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, who last month was appointed special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, now ...

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  • Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015
Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

According to police, Darrington Clark stabbed her daughter and grandchildren just after 9 a.m. inside the family's apartment in the 1400 block of Santo Antonio Drive. Sheahen said he had not heard from her since. Investigators do not know the motive for the attack, police Cpl. Darrington Clark should be considered armed and unsafe and may b...

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at Sadiq Khan in latest Twitter rant
Donald Trump lashes out at Sadiq Khan in latest Twitter rant

Just hours after the attack, Trump tweeted: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" But the mayor's remarks about being alarmed, which focused not on the subject of terror but on an increased police presence in the wake of the attack, were taken out of context.

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  • Jeff Sessions offered to resign because of Trump's anger over this
Jeff Sessions offered to resign because of Trump's anger over this

At a briefing with reporters earlier today, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer declined to say whether the president has confidence in the attorney general. Sessions remains at the Justice Department, where a spokeswoman told CNN that he is not stepping down. It is unclear when Sessions offered to resign, and Trump refused the offer.

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  • California governor blasts US President in visit to China
California governor blasts US President in visit to China

On June 1, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris accord , which is aimed at alleviating the consequences of global warming . His actions might go against Trump - who said that he was pulling out of the Paris accord partly because it did not do enough to prevent China from polluting - but ...

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  • AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal
AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal

On Tuesday, reports emerged that Sessions had at one point offered to resign as he and Donald Trump have come into conflict. "I have not had a discussion with him about that", Mr. The New York Times reported Monday that Trump partially blames Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the investigation for the eventual appointment of a specia...

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  • Comey Asked AG to Not Leave Him Alone With Trump
Comey Asked AG to Not Leave Him Alone With Trump

In May, the Times reported Comey detailed a request from Trump to him about Flynn in which the president said, " I hope you can let this go ". According to the Times, Comey's unease at being alone with Trump reflected his distrust of the president, whom he believed was trying to undermine the FBI's independence.

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  • Former Penn State Administrators Sentenced in Sandusky Scandal
Former Penn State Administrators Sentenced in Sandusky Scandal

He was found guilty in March of one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child. Gary Schultz , formerly a senior vice president of the university, and Tim Curley , a former athletic director, were charged along with Spanier.

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  • Comey Told Sessions He Didn't Want To Be Alone With Trump
Comey Told Sessions He Didn't Want To Be Alone With Trump

A direct request from Trump during a February 14 meeting left Comey so unnerved, the New York Times reported Tuesday, citing current and former officials, that on the following day he told Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he did not want to be left alone again with the president.

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  • PM May Backs President Trump Visit Despite
PM May Backs President Trump Visit Despite "Wrong" Criticism Of Mayor

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump was stressing the importance of national security and maintained the president had not misrepresented what Khan had said. Mr Khan, a Muslim, has previously criticised the president's plans to temporarily restrict travel to the USA from six mainly Muslim countries. "You will see an increased police ...

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  • 7 dead in explosion at Great Mosque of Herat in Afghanistan
7 dead in explosion at Great Mosque of Herat in Afghanistan

He again invited the Taliban to peace talks, calling it their "last chance" to give up their 16-year insurgency and join the political process. The conference, labelled the " Kabul Process", aims to build worldwide support for peace. Instead, it landed inside Indian Ambassador Manpreet Vohra's residence in Kabul ; no one was hurt. On Saturda...

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  • Accused NSA leaker 'is a patriot,' stepdad says
Accused NSA leaker 'is a patriot,' stepdad says

Here is the report. The published report said the NSA has determined Russian military intelligence executed a cyber-attack on at least one US voting software supplier and also sent phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before the November presidential election.

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  • Walker to keep pressure up on lawmakers over roads
Walker to keep pressure up on lawmakers over roads

It would require the House majority coalition, composed largely of Democrats , to give up on increasing taxes on the oil industry at certain prices and the Republican-led Senate to abandon deeper cuts to education and the university system.

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  • White House: No endorsement for Attorney General Jeff Sessions
White House: No endorsement for Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The @RealPressSecBot began tweeting Sunday night. In subsequent tweets, Conway indicated that attorneys at DOJ and the White House Counsel's office with whom he has spoken are of the same opinion. Added a senior White House official, "There was a fully coordinated other speech everybody else had worked on"-and it wasn't the one Trump gave". "Wh...

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  • Andrea Constand Testifies Bill Cosby Drugged And Molested Her
Andrea Constand Testifies Bill Cosby Drugged And Molested Her

Only Constand's accusation has led to a criminal trial. "He was a Temple friend, somebody I trusted, a mentor, and somewhat of an older figure to me", Constand said of the entertainer, who served as a trustee at the Pennsylvania school. "She also told you that after that incident, her contact with Cosby was rare and brief whenever she spoke with ...

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  • Beijing lashes out over Pentagon report on Chinese military
Beijing lashes out over Pentagon report on Chinese military

The intermediate-range Dongfeng-26 (DF-26) rockets could also be used for conventional strikes against ships in the region, the Department of Defense said in its annual report on China's military. Hua dismissed the comment on Pakistani bases as "conjecture" and declined a specific response. The modernisation drive, which has focused on expanding ...

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  • Video shows struggle for gun in deadly shootout at auto dealership
Video shows struggle for gun in deadly shootout at auto dealership

The fugitive, Minnesota resident Ramon Hutchinson, had an outstanding warrant for failing to appeal in court on a drug charge and had been wanted on other felony charges for assaulting a police officer, the Morning News reports, so the bounty hunters were sent to find him.

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  • House, Senate point fingers at each other over special-session possibility
House, Senate point fingers at each other over special-session possibility

Straus has for months said the bill would hurt the state's economy, and he has been joined by top companies and businesses who say it sends a discriminatory message. Jason Villalba, R-Dallas. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick issued an ultimatum to the Texas House on Wednesday, May 17, saying he must see passage of two of his priorities - property t...

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