• Dem Rep. Himes: Comey Testimony Could Reveal 'Obstruction of Justice'
Dem Rep. Himes: Comey Testimony Could Reveal 'Obstruction of Justice'

Legal experts said Trump would face an uphill climb if he asserted executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying before the congressional committee. On Capitol Hill , a rift continued between Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the chairman of the House intelligence committee, and Democrats on the panel.

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  • Trial begins for Minnesota officer charged in shooting death of black motorist
Trial begins for Minnesota officer charged in shooting death of black motorist

St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez , left, and his attorney Tom Kelly, right, leave the Ramsey County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in St. Castile moans and says, "I wasn't reaching for it", according to the complaint. "OK", Yanez said as he placed his right hand on the holster of his own gun.

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  • China vows to uphold climate pact after US pullout
China vows to uphold climate pact after US pullout

According to data from the New Electricity Plan, the share of renewable in energy in India's installed capacity is higher than ever before. 2016 was the hottest year on record , and the last three years have seen the largest temperature increase since NASA began keeping track in 1880.

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  • Durham, Chapel Hill mayors commit to Paris agreement
Durham, Chapel Hill mayors commit to Paris agreement

On Friday, a host of USA states, cities, and companies vowed to live up to the terms of the deal. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt spent a press briefing Friday dodging questions about whether President Trump believes in climate change.

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  • Trump condemns leaks after United Kingdom stop sharing intel
Trump condemns leaks after United Kingdom stop sharing intel

Monday's attack on concert-goers leaving an Ariana Grande show killed 22 people, many of them children, and injured dozens more. A German magazine reports that the Manchester concert bomber passed through Duesseldorf airport four days before the attack.

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  • China Likely to Gain as US Withdraws From Paris Agreement
China Likely to Gain as US Withdraws From Paris Agreement

Criticizing Trump in a personal capacity, and not on behalf of the bipartisan panel that advises Congress, she added: "He's just making it easier for them by pulling the USA back from the position of global responsibility". He said that participating would undermine the U.S. economy, wipe out United States jobs, weaken American national sovereign...

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  • Region 8 cancer survivors to be honored, celebrated
Region 8 cancer survivors to be honored, celebrated

June 4 is designated as Survivors Day and has been celebrated for the past 30 years. Patients need not receive treatment at Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center to be eligible for funds. Anyone interested can arrive early to register for the event on-site. Summit Medical Group is one of four partner members of the network and contributes to ...

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  • European Union and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal
European Union and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal

Musk tweeted that he believes climate change is real ...and leaving the Paris accord is not good for America or the world. China's state news agency Xinhua published a commentary on Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord, describing it as a "global setback".

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  • Chiefs make surprise move by releasing Maclin
Chiefs make surprise move by releasing Maclin

He signed a five-year, $55 million contract with the Chiefs before the 2015 season. Bears - Yes, they signed a plethora of free agents this offseason, including Victor Cruz, Kendall Wright and Markus Wheaton, but the Bears need game changers.

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  • Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate
Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate

Putin said it's "easier" to say the Russians interfered. Just assumptions, allegations, and conclusions based on allegations. He praised Donald Trump's team saying they had proven themselves to be "competent". Even a 3-year-old can invent. Addressing business leaders at St Petersburg , Modi stressed the need for a substantial increase in the ...

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  • As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit
As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

She added: "But from that grows a special responsibility for both countries - for Germany and China - in all global issues - for example for climate protection, for the prevention of violent conflicts or in worldwide trade policy". Trump's "announcement has galvanised us rather than weakened us, and this vacuum will be filled by new broad committe...

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  • Dad who threw baby son off Conn. bridge sentenced to 70 years
Dad who threw baby son off Conn. bridge sentenced to 70 years

He has been sentenced to 60 years for the murder charge and 10 years for risk of injury to a minor to be served consecutively. She and her other son, Aaron Moreno, raced to the bridge and called police along the way, but when they arrived, Moreno had already thrown Aaden from the bridge into the Connecticut River .

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  • EU, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Trump
EU, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Trump

The joint statement, the first between the China and the European Union , commits to cutting back on fossil fuels, developing more green technology and helping raise $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poorer countries cut emissions. Trump said on Twitter that he'll make an announcement on whether to stay in the climate accord at 3 p.m.in Washin...

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  • Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application
Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application

Tamir Rice was playing in a park with a pellet gun in November 2014, when officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback drove up in a patrol vehicle, responding to an emergency call. The other officer, Frank Garmback , drove the patrol vehicle. Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association President Stephen Loomis called the move a "politically...

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  • Trump defends son-in-law amid Russian Federation reports
Trump defends son-in-law amid Russian Federation reports

I have total confidence in him. "He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars", he said. Knives are said to be out for Reince Priebus, the chief of staff, and Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary. Fox News may be standing by the story, but for now, it exists alone amongs...

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  • Trump marks Memorial Day with Arlington visit
Trump marks Memorial Day with Arlington visit

He died in a gun battle with the Taliban near the Pakistan border three months into his deployment. "Today we also hold a special vigil for heroes whose stories we can not tell, because their names are known to God alone-the unknown soldiers", Trump said.

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  • UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate
UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate

Trump has taken a hard stance on climate change; at times calling it a hoax by China . German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the decision by Trump to pull the United States from the accord "can't and won't stop all those of us who feel obliged to protect the planet".

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  • Penn State Board Approves Reforms to Frat, Sororities
Penn State Board Approves Reforms to Frat, Sororities

Penn State's Board of Trustees () supported a comprehensive set of new University initiatives focused on reforming the Greek-letter community. Tim Piazza died two days after being found unconscious in the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house on February 2.

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  • Jury Selection In Cosby Case Completed
Jury Selection In Cosby Case Completed

Seven men and five women will determine whether the 79-year-old comedian is guilty of drugging and molesting former Temple University basketball manager Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia home in 2004. Both sides are permitted to strike a certain number of prospective jurors without explanation. Defense lawyers had complained not enough mi...

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  • For First Time In Four Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown
For First Time In Four Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown

Vinay smiled and asked all the questions you'd expect from a spelling bee champ, starting with the definition of the word. 12 year old Ananya Vinay of Fresno, CA. Just like her hero in the No. 30 Warriors jersey, Ananya has shown she can keep her focus under the bright lights on the big stage. Some spellers, in earlier rounds, tripped over ...

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  • Back-channel communications are nothing new for White House
Back-channel communications are nothing new for White House

So what did Trump mean? "I think he's very pleased with the work of his staff", the press secretary said. Trump revived an old nickname for the Democrat Wednesday, tweeting that, "Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a bad candidate".

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  • British police seize a auto as part of Manchester attack investigation
British police seize a auto as part of Manchester attack investigation

Ariana Grande, whose concert was the target of the attack, has arrived in the United Kingdom ahead of her benefit concert for the victims. "We are also interested in any information about who may have had access to the auto or who may have gone to and from it".

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  • 'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court
'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

Christian attacked the men with a knife, killing Namkai-Meche and Best, and leaving Johnson badly wounded. Portland Police confirm that on 5/27 suspect Jeremy Joseph Christian was arrested in the MAX train stabbing that left two persons dead, and one injured.

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  • Firms Guide $70B Linde-Praxair All-Stock Merger
Firms Guide $70B Linde-Praxair All-Stock Merger

ETRADE Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Praxair by 0.5% in the third quarter. Lombard Odier Transatlantic Limited Partnership boosted its position in shares of Praxair by 3.9% in the third quarter. The basic materials company reported $1.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $...

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  • Teen's pizza-praising essay helps her get into Yale
Teen's pizza-praising essay helps her get into Yale

Carolina Williams said it was "surreal" when she found out in March she was accepted at Yale University. Despite getting into Connecticut-based Yale, however, Williams has chose to stay close to her Tennessee roots and attend Alabama's Auburn University , where she told the Mirror Online , "I love the south and the school spirit".

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  • Seconds podcast: Jury selection begins
Seconds podcast: Jury selection begins

Defense Attorney Marsh Halberg believes Yanez is starting off with a slight advantage, public opinion of the hard job those in law enforcement do every day. NELSON: Jury selection is set to resume tomorrow, and the trial is expected to take at least three weeks. Yanez's indictment for second-degree manslaughter and felony weapon discharge m...

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  • Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'
Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'

Then the public defender spoke to the judge, and Christian signed some documents. "We can not begin to understand this senseless act", his family said. On Wednesday, Fletcher released a video on Facebook thanking supporters for an outpouring of kindness and money, but adding that there's a problem that needs addressing.

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  • Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee
Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

Vinay's task to keep him from the title was to spell two more words correctly: first the inconceivable " gifblaar ", a word of Afrikaans origin describing a type of shrub, and then the winning " marocain ", a style of dress fabric. But despite her age, she remained poised, confident and focused as she spelled word after word. She outclassed her bet...

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  • White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months
White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months

On May 19, Washington Post reporters Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky revealed a tantalizing detail about the investigations swirling around President Donald Trump . For the foreseeable future, they say, Spicer is White House press secretary and will continue to hold press briefings. "Just say it's a typo, you limp noodle!" one person com...

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  • Billionaire Bloomberg pledges US$15m to United Nations for climate change
Billionaire Bloomberg pledges US$15m to United Nations for climate change

As widely predicted , Trump announced Thursday that the US would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , but was willing to negotiate a new deal, though few countries looked likely to respond positively to that proposal. "Goodbye America: despite the warnings, Donald Trump has chosen to bring the USA out of the Paris agreement ". The...

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  • He Died a Hero in Portland, Then Someone Stole His Ring
He Died a Hero in Portland, Then Someone Stole His Ring

Police also recovered the backpack but Best's wallet was missing, Simpson said , adding that his family had hoped to recover phone numbers Best carried in the wallet. Pete Simpson said. Best, a resident of Happy Valley, Ore., was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Best and Namkai-Meche died of their wounds.

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  • White House grants 14 ethics waivers to staff
White House grants 14 ethics waivers to staff

It was also supposed to restrict the relations Trump's White House employees could have with former colleagues from their earlier political careers. As in, the ethics rules that Trump gaudily put in place to replace Obama-era rules would have disallowed such contact, such things being too ethically dubious even for Donald Freaking Trump.

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  • SEC alters graduate transfer penalty, clearing way for Zaire to join Gators
SEC alters graduate transfer penalty, clearing way for Zaire to join Gators

Two graduate transfers during the 2015 season did not meet their academic requirements, which brought about a ban for the Gators. At the annual SEC meetings, the conference altered a graduate transfer rule that would have kept Zaire from enrolling it Gainesville had it remained in place.

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  • Executive: 3rd body recovered from plant rubble
Executive: 3rd body recovered from plant rubble

Explosions related to ethanol are not uncommon, though the majority of such explosions usually occur as the energy source is being transported via trains . Agriculture Department. There were five grain dust explosions in the US last year, including two that were fatal, according to a Purdue University annual report.

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  • Surviving victim of train attack out of hospital
Surviving victim of train attack out of hospital

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump Free Speech Rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they are inappropriate and could be risky. "I don't know what to do after that, you know". When police contacted his family after his arrest following a robbery in 2002, Christian's mother reportedly said her son was addict...

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