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Amid FBI fallout, Trump escalates war against media and Comey

The White House said Trump declined to comment further on the suggestion of recordings of the conversations, and Spicer denied that the tweet was a threat to Comey. McCabe also pointed out the remarkable nature of Trump's version of his conversations with Comey. The president tweeted, "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy". Read More »

Nationals agree to terms with Harper for 2018 season

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Matt Albers worked the ninth for his second save after Shawn Kelley blew a save in Game 1. This new contract does not push back Bryce Harper's timeline for free agency, however. Cameron Rupp followed him with a two-run single. In fact, he struck out the side on nine pitches the next inning. The Washington Nationals made sure they wouldn't be in for an expensive arbitration hearing with star outfielder Bryce Harper next winter. Read More »

USA ambassador says Chinese leverage is key to North Korea

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Pottinger arrived in Seoul for a two-day visit on Tuesday to prepare for the first meeting between the South Korean and American leaders. Moon took office last week after winning an election triggered by the ouster of his conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office and jailed in March over corruption allegations. Read More »

Georgia police investigate missing drugs within tennis programs

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Authorities received a complaint about the alleged activity on May 7. Diaz confirmed to DawgNation he reported the incident to the police. Georgia's men's Head Coach Manny Diaz is listed on the police report as the reporting party. So while the police investigation plays out, the UGA men's tennis team will play USC on Thursday and the women's team will play Pepperdine on Friday. Read More »

Korea reports on Moon

A Downing Street spokesman said the two leaders vowed to remain "close partners" on issues including defence and security. "They agreed the United Kingdom and Republic of Korea would remain close partners on a wide range of issues, including trade, defence and security". Read More »

Cassie Sainsbury gets first jail visitors

He spent about an hour visiting his fiancee, before Ms Sainsbury's mother and sister arrived with several bags and spent a similar length of time visiting, according to Channel Nine. quite a few of the inmates here are very pushy with me. They start abusing me in Spanish because they know I don't understand it and I haven't actually done anything wrong". Read More »

New Miss USA says health care a 'privilege' not a 'right'

McCullough, a woman of color, said she was anxious about how audiences would view her natural hair in a sea of straight and teased pageant locks. We deserve a lot when it comes to opportunity in the workplace as well as just like leadership positions. Read More »

Convicted transgender soldier will stay on active duty

Private Manning , who announced her transition to female in 2013, was imprisoned in Fort Leavenworth military prison after leaking details of classified government documents concerning alleged war crimes and rights abuses via WikiLeaks. Read More »

The Rock Is Leading Donald Trump In Polls For 2020 Election

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Johnson's support includes 15 percent of those who voted for Trump in 2016. Johnson has floated the idea of running for president recently, and whether or not he is serious about that is only known by him for sure. However, he also attended the Democratic National Convention that same year. The poll also indicated that only 40 percent of voters approve of the job Trump is doing, with 54 percent disapproving. Read More »

Oklahoma's Cole urges Trump to avoid political pick for FBI

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John Cornyn, R-Texas, told reporters. But Comey did not say anything to Trump about limiting the investigation, replying, "I agree he is a good guy". "Quit investigating, damn it'". Schumer said the need for a special prosecutor is stronger after Trump fired Comey, who was leading the FBI's investigation into the collusion allegations. Read More »

US Republican rep not keen on Federal Bureau of Investigation job

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MSNBC justice and security analyst Matthew Miller aired concerns on Twitter about the possibility that the memos had reached Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - the two officials whose letters to President Trump about Comey were used as initial justifications for the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's termination. Read More »

Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile

North Korea has said it had successfully conducted a newly developed mid-to-long range missile test supervised by leader Kim Jong Un. CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz reports the missile, described by USA officials as a KN-17 medium range missile, reached an altitude of more than 1,300 miles - fired, North Korea said, intentionally at a high angle out of consideration for its neighbors. Read More »

White House on lockdown for fence jumper

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The newspaper cited a memo Comey wrote shortly after the conversation. The person had seen the memo but was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. The intensifying drama comes as Trump is set to embark Friday on his first foreign trip, which had been optimistically viewed by some aides as an opportunity to reset an administration floundering under an inexperienced president. Read More »

State Dept.: Assad using crematorium to hide atrocities

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The consecutive US administrations have been keen to make up lies to justify their aggressive policies toward Syria and other countries, said the ministry, calling the prison crematorium accusations as a "new Hollywood narrative that is totally detached from reality". Read More »

House price rises cooled to 4.1% in March: Land Registry

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On a regional basis, London continues to be the region with the highest average house price at £472,000, followed by the South East and the East of England at £312,000 and £277,000 respectively. The data came hot on the heels of the Bank of England's report that mortgage approvals for house purchases dipped to a six-month low in March. "The month-on-month decline is yet another indication the market is beginning to stagnate , which supports other recent evidence of lower market activity, ... Read More »

Omar hits out CM for 'playing down' sloganeering at her event

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However, the organizers somehow managed the situation and brought them in. Pro-azadi women protesters today unleashed their fury on chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, flinging chairs and bottles in the air and raising anti-government slogans to disrupt her public outreach programme. Read More »

Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX

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Volaris will continue to check in passengers at Terminal 2, but will stage its aircraft at the Tom Bradley International Terminal. - Delta Air Lines is in the process of moving three gates from Terminal 5 to Terminal 2. - XL France, T2 to T6, June 4. Image from the Reuters video on LA airport woes from airlines' switch of terminals.But LAX spokeswoman Mary Grady says there are more staff AND signage throughout the airport. Read More »

AM Links: Trump Defends 'Absolute Right' to Share 'Facts' with Russian Federation

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The United Kingdom, which possessed the same intelligence, placed a similar prohibition on passengers flying from six countries, including two that were not on the USA list. The intelligence involved may be behind the USA announcement on March 21 that electronic devices larger than smartphones would be banned from cabins on flights originating from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa. Read More »

Netanyahu Says Fox News Reporter's Claims on Embassy Move are 'False'

But U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster suggested on Friday that Trump could move closer to the two-state principle when he meets Abbas, saying the U.S. The warnings from USA officials across government agencies - including from some inside the West Wing - add to the steady stream of cautionary advice Gulf state diplomats and top Arab officials have shared with Trump and top White House advisers. Read More »

Israel wants White House to explain USA official's Western Wall comment

Also on Tuesday, Trump's controversial choice for ambassador David Friedman presented his credentials in a ceremony at President Reuven Rivlin's residence in Jerusalem. American media outlets didn't pick up on the story immediately, but the Associated Press did note the "spat" this afternoon, as well as the "astonishment" from an official in Netanyahu's office over the remarks. Read More »

Israel urges U.S. to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

Asked in an interview about the President's promise to move the embassy, Tillerson said that the us needed to be "careful" when it came to such a move. Friedman, who owns an apartment in Jerusalem, is expected to live in the United States ambassador's official residence in the Tel Aviv suburb of Herziliya. Read More »