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Trump's message to Comey before Senate hearing: 'I wish him luck'


It is unclear how detailed Comey will be in his testimony, or whether he will go so far as to describe the conversations as conditions for obstruction of justice. June 6 USA stocks were slightly lower in early afternoon trading on Tuesday as investors shunned riskier assets ahead of what is expected to be a busy Thursday, when Britain goes to the polls and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey testifies before Congress . Read More »

Contractor arrested after intelligence report on Russian hacking leaked


The complaint claims victor even acknowledged that she "knew the contents of the reporting could be used to the injury of the United States and to the advantage of a foreign nation". The review of Winner's computer history also showed that on May 9 she searched the agency's classified system using search terms that led her to the report, the affidavit says. Read More »

Baby dies after being born following fatal car crash near Five Points


A dog in Joanna Delgado's auto also died in the crash. The baby was rushed by helicopter to a hospital after the birth but died the next morning. Your Central Valleyreported the baby was delivered via caesarean section at the scene and then airlifted to Community Regional Medical Center along with a 10-year-old boy who was in the backseat of Delgado's vehicle. Read More »

Attorney: Man used 'illegal chokehold' in deadly fight


Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was restrained by a Harris County sheriff's deputy and her husband during a late-night altercation outside a restaurant. "She was crying and telling (the man beating Hernandez) stop and he didn't even stop", Hernandez's wife said. Jack Carroll, the attorney for the person who recorded the video, said the man restraining Hernandez used an illegal chokehold. Read More »

DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students


This wasn't the first time DeVos gave a wishy-washy answer to questions about discrimination. Republican and Democratic senators on the Senate education appropriations subcommittee expressed skepticism about cuts and eliminated programs in the budget proposal for the U.S. Read More »

Aides dance around this simple question: Does Trump believe climate change exists?


It was the first time that Tillerson, who reportedly opposed the US withdrawal from the landmark global pact to fight climate change, made public comments on the issue after Trump's announcement on Thursday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, meanwhile, also called Trump to convey his dejection at the decision, but said he was inspired by "the growing momentum around the world to combat climate change and transition to clean growth economies". Read More »

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

At worst, the Justice Department could be subject to an ethics inquiry about whether its lawyers knowingly misrepresented facts in their Supreme Court filings. Both Foster and Morgan said, however, that Trump's tweets will make those arguments more challenging for Justice lawyers. So far, the second version of the travel ban has been argued in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the 4th Circuit. Read More »

Texting while driving will soon be illegal in Texas


Governor Abbott did not take any questions from press after announcing his agenda for the upcoming special session. Abbott said Texas needs a law that "protects the privacy of our children" in public schools. Political and business analysts said passage of such a bill would put Texas, the most powerful Republican-controlled state , in the spotlight on an issue that has been a flashpoint in US culture wars. Read More »

President Trump talks end of terrorism in latest tweets


I'm not tangoing with this guy, I've got better things to do, " Khan said in response to Trump's tweets suggesting he was soft on terrorism, snarkily adding, "Isn't he busy?" The president tweeted Tuesday, "The FAKE MSM is working so hard trying to get me not to use Social Media ". Read More »

Didion Milling Previously Cited for Safety Violations


The meeting came at the same time Didion Milling held a press conference to announce tragic news about the plant explosion. The Associated Press is reporting that OSHA cited the plant six years ago, because workers were exposed to explosion and fire hazards. Read More »

Florida woman let snake bite baby as learning opportunity


The mother says she found the harmless viper outside her home and made a decision to use it for a prop in a freaky lesson for her 12 month old after the snake bit her and didn't break the skin. " So he's very harmless ". Reportedly, the controversial parent believes it is important to teach her children how to handle wildlife in order for them to learn what to avoid in the future. Read More »

Bloomberg Pledges $15M For Climate, Says We Can Hit Goals Without Washington

The governors of four New England states including two Republicans are joining a bipartisan coalition of states committed to meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. The President's decision was immediately challenged by the Democrats and business leaders. He noted that the USA was the leader in emissions control years before the Paris agreement, and we're not going to give that up. Read More »

Comey to testify before Senate as soon as next week

Trump allegedly asked Comey to "let go" of the investigation into Flynn and his Russian Federation ties, a meeting that Comey chronicled in a two-page memo, the New York Times reported two weeks ago. "I hope you can let this go", the president reportedly told Comey, according to a memo Comey is said to have written following a meeting with Trump. Read More »

Majority Of Americans Don't Like GOP's Health Care Plan, Poll Finds

The ACA, known as Obamacare, did make a dent in that problem by providing insurance to millions of Americans who had none before. Three in 10 (31%) of the public hold favorable views of the American Health Care Act , which narrowly passed the House on May 4 and is now under consideration in the Senate. Read More »

Luther Strange cosponsors Jerusalem reunification resolution


Press Secretary Sean Spicer made the announcement during a press briefing last Friday. The resolution , which passed by a 90-0 vote, was introduced by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell (R-KY), in a sign of strong bipartisan support for the Israeli government's position on the disputed holy city. Read More »

Orlando International Airport: Gunman puts airport on lockdown after reports 'on loose'


A gunman is in custody after a standoff lasting several hours at Orlando International Airport Tuesday night. Officers were able to get him to drop the weapon. He pointed what looked like a real gun at officers and himself. According to the Orlando Police Department, the suspect held a gun to his head. He spotted his two bags at baggage claim and started walking over when officials ushered him and everyone else away. Read More »

Trump'll not invoke executive privilege to block Comey's testimony --White House

The highly anticipated testimony comes after Comey's abrupt dismissal May 9 . The Senate Intelligence Committee will likely ask Comey about the contemporaneous notes he allegedly took of his meetings with the president, during which Trump reportedly asked for the ex-director's loyalty and requested that the Federal Bureau of Investigation drop its inquiry into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

Lewis Lukens, the acting USA ambassador to the United Kingdom (a permanent one has yet to be confirmed) tweeted: "I commend the strong leadership of the Mayor of London as he leads the city forward after this heinous attack". "Given the recent attacks, it looks like people were on the radar but somehow they were still able to carry out attacks". Technology analysts say that while giving the government greater spying authority sounds attractive when people are scared and looking for ... Read More »

US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report


Within a 6-page affidavit it is alleged that victor, who worked for Pluribus International Corporation , printed the NSA document and then sent it to the news organisation. A 25-year-old U.S. government contractor, Reality Leigh Winner , was accused by authorities of leaking the NSA report and charged with mishandling classified information. Read More »

Stanley Cup Final: Predators take Game 4 to draw even with Penguins

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP ) - The Pittsburgh Penguins needed more from their stars. They got more, just not almost enough against Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators . The 24-year-old rookie only has a chair in the Predators' locker room, but he now is the second player in National Hockey League history to score his first three career goals in a Stanley Cup Final, joining Johnny Harms with the 1944 Blackhawks. Read More »