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European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks


In a statement to The Associated Press, the legislature's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt quipped: "I thought surrealism was a Belgian invention". He added: "Certainly, business doesn't want to see a hard Brexit with export tariffs and barriers to recruiting migrant labour". He says the election was not a referendum on Brexit and that he fully expected the process to continue, but that results could make negotiations more hard. Read More »

Longmont weather: Here come the 90-degree days


The Weather Service said there's a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. on Sunday . Friday , there will be sunny skies with a high near 85, the weather service said, and a south southwest wind of 6 to 10 miles per hour. Read More »

After Trump Tweets About Terror Attack, London Mayor Wants President's Visit Canceled

Mr Trump first attacked the London mayor just hours after three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before going on a knife rampage through Borough Market, killing seven and injuring 48. Trump's election opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, made a lightly veiled reference to the president's current controversy in a speech in Baltimore in which she praised Khan's leadership after the attack, reports The Washington Times. Read More »

'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

Fifty-nine percent say the president's use of Twitter is a bad thing, and even a majority of voters say Trump's tweets hurt US national security. WASHINGTON-A majority of voters believe that President Donald Trump is tweeting too much, according to a Morning Consult/POLITICO poll released Wednesday. Read More »

Justice Dept.: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign


The written testimony was nearly cinematic in the way the narrative unfolded, adding dramatic elements for a Washington thriller that has gripped the capital and the country for months and that has no foreseeable ending. "That's a great question, " Comey replied. While Mr Comey confirmed that the USA president was not personally under investigation as part of the inquiry in to Russian meddling in the 2016 election, he claimed that Mr Trump had sought to influence the investigation by ... Read More »

Gamers wanted Xbox backwards compatibility, but they don't use it

Microsoft hasn't actually commented on this recent study , but it has triggered a debate regarding the practicality of making a console fully backward compatible . It'll take place on Sunday 11 June , and kicks off at 10pm in the United Kingdom - that's 5pm EST/2pm PST for the Americans. Among the most anticipated of these products is a Microsoft console now code-named Project Scorpio . Read More »

Astros score five in 9th to top Royals


It certainly showed last night as Ken Giles just didn't quite have the right stuff to get out of a jam that Reymin Guduan unintentionally - but somehow ended up in - created. Hammel, focused on the prospect of Reddick stealing, started a pickoff move but then sort of just.lost his balance or something, causing him to bobble the ball. Read More »

Inside the frayed relationship between Trump and Sessions

But in March, Sessions made a decision 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. Relations between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have reportedly frayed enough that Sessions recently suggested he could resign, although the offer was not formal and he does not want to leave. Read More »

White House strikes back at Comey, says Trump 'not a liar'


Despite comments from the co-chairmen that this was not to be a political event, it was nearly totally political. The attorney, Marc Kasowitz, said Trump did not ask Comey for his loyalty and did not direct or suggest to Comey that he stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Trump's attorney rejects key parts of Comey's testimony

Comey said Trump did not attempt to get him to drop the overall Russian Federation investigation, just the part of if that related to Flynn, who the president fired in February for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the extent of his conversations previous year with Russia's ambassador to the United States. Read More »

NSA Leaker Planned to Burn White House and Join Taliban


Attorney Jennifer Solari told the judge victor had written in a notebook: " I want to burn the White House Down . find somewhere in Kurdistan to live". She is accused of revealing classified information, used as the basis for an article published Monday by The Intercept , which detailed a classified National Security Agency memo. Read More »

Morehouse interim president dies suddenly


The interim president of Morehouse College, William Taggart, has died. He leaves behind a long legacy of compassion, integrity and devotion. "My thoughts and prayer are with his family and the entire Morehouse community". In conversations over the years, Hill said, Taggart's passion for Morehouse always shone through. Outside of Morehouse College, Interim President Taggart was actively involved in various business and civic organizations. Read More »

Burr delights Trump base with Comey grilling

When a Senate member asked Comey , "Is there any kind of memorandum issued from the attorney general to the Federal Bureau of Investigation outlining the parameters of his recusal?" the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director answered, "Not that I'm aware of". Read More »

Two charged for deadly Oakland, Calif., concert venue fire

Each man faces 39 years in prison, O'Malley added. On Monday, she laid the blame on Derick Almena, the leaseholder and building operator, and Max Harris , a long-time tenant who is accused of renting space to a promoter for an unpermitted concert on the night of the fire. Read More »

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader as diplomatic rift deepends

Trump "emphasized the importance of maintaining a united Gulf Cooperation Council to promote regional stability, but never at the expense of eliminating funding for radical extremism or defeating terrorism", during a call with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahayan, Abu Dhabi's crown prince, the White House said in a statement. Read More »

'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony

His face was frozen in a neutral, impenetrable gaze as he swore to tell the truth, then sat ramrod straight for almost three hours of riveting testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He is not a lifelong Democrat with an ax to grind. Comey confirmed that the only reason that he held his initial July 2016 press conference on Hillary Clinton's email server was because the former president had clambered onto the attorney general's plane in Phoenix. Read More »

Jeff Sessions offered to resign amid tension with Donald Trump

The news network reports that Trump only found out about the recusal shortly before that fantastic press conference in which Sessions displayed his legal acrobatic skills as he simultaneously avoided admitting any guilt and distanced himself from the probe into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Spain's Catalonia announces October independence vote


BARCELONA, Spain (AP ) - Catalonia's regional government has chosen October 1 as the date for a referendum on a split from Spain, stepping up the confrontation with the country's central government, which sees the vote as illegal. As a result, they may be forced into a delicate situation - having to choose between obeying their immediate superiors and facing possible sanctions for disobeying Spanish law, or sticking by the Constitution. Read More »

Trump to nominate former Justice Department official to head FBI


The news was confirmed by the US President himself who posted on Twitter about it on Wednesday evening. That word came one day before the Federal Bureau of Investigation director that Trump fired last month, James Comey, was to testify in public on Capitol Hill for the first time since his dismissal. Read More »

Louis workers remove portion of 103-year-old Confederate statue


Supporters have argued the monuments are a part of US and local history and are a show of civic and regional pride. Opponents say it honors their heritage, the Confederate soldiers, and that getting rid of it erases USA history. Despite the fact that the removal process had started, aldermen in the parks and environment committee still held a public hearing to discuss a bill about the monuments removal. Read More »

American announces basketball league opponents for 2017-18


Wichita State is projected to be a preseason Top 10 pick, while almost 60 percent of the points scored and minutes played return to their respective teams. The Shockers will play home games only against South Florida and Tulane, and road games only against East Carolina and Memphis. Wichita State's men's team will play its remaining opponents in one-at-home, one-away games. Read More »

Former FBI director comes out with his side of story

While fired FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, President Trump assured an evangelical group that the USA would stand up for religious freedom. Mueller III, the special counsel running the investigation. President Trump's personal lawyer lashed out at former FBI Director James B. Comey on Thursday, accusing Comey of being a "leaker" and suggesting he could be investigated for releasing accounts of his private conversations with Trump. Read More »

Democrat Takes the First Steps Toward a Trump Impeachment


He explained that Comey stopped short of alleging Trump committed obstruction of justice in the FBI's Russian Federation probe , but he nonetheless accused the Trump administration of defaming him and said comments made about his competency "were lies, plain and simple ". Read More »

Republicans slash Dodd-Frank Act amid Comey testimony excitement

One of the biggest pieces of legislation enacted during the two terms of President Barack Obama , Dodd-Frank was created to prevent the type of practices that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the recession it caused. Meanwhile Democrats, who refer to the Choice Act as "the Wrong Choice Act", have long considered Dodd-Frank a key component of consumer protection and a necessary safeguard to prevent another economic crisis. Read More »