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Daniel Coats: 'I Have Never Been Pressured' By Trump To Intervene


Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing that the Trump administration had offered "shifting explanations" for his firing, which was confusing and concerning. "Would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of events?" The president tweeted , "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication.and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" During his testimony Comey also said that he spoke with the president nine times , and that he ... Read More »

Little girl's soccer team kicked out because she 'looks like a boy'

Mili's father said the experience was upsetting for his daughter and that she had cried after finding out she and her team couldn't play. Milli's skill allows her to play alongside 11-year-olds even though she is younger. Wambach said she won championships with short hair. "Listing a male player on a girls team roster is a violation of state and tournament rules", the association maintained. Read More »

Third London attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

Another of the attackers, Khuram Butt , had been under investigation by Britain's security service and appeared in a Channel Four documentary about Islamist extremism in London . "And this is the result, what we see happen on London Bridge". Twenty-two people, including children, were killed when Salman Abedi set off a bomb as revellers left an Ariana Grande concert. Read More »

Namibia saddened by United States withdrawal from Paris climate pact - Minister


Several hundred businesses, including major energy corporations, recently expressed public support for the Paris accord and urged the United States not to withdraw from it. "We also need to be first when it comes to creating solutions". Another bill establishes a "Carbon Farming Task Force", which will evaluate agriculture and aquaculture practices for improved soil health and carbon sequestration. Read More »

President Trump say he's willing to testify in response to Comey testimony

But if any doubt remained, Karl settled it by asking if Trump would speak to Special Counsel Robert Mueller on the same topics-a conversation that, assuming it's a formal deposition, would take place under oath. He said people would know about it very soon. Comey , too, said he was struck by the circumstances. "To ask the attorney general, the head law enforcement agent over everybody, to leave, and ask a person who works under him to stay, that's a concern for everybody". Read More »

Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from US President Donald Trump


Saying they did not feel pressured in any instance by the administration, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. He's expected to confirm contents of his leaked memo, in which he detailed a conversation where President Trump asked him to shut down the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Michael Flynn's Russian ties. Read More »

Oldest Trump son fires off 80-plus tweets in support of dad


Over the weekend, Trump tweeted after the recent London terrorist act, criticizing a statement by the London Mayor. While addressing the deepening dispute among the Middle Eastern countries, he congratulated Saudi Arabia and himself for cracking down on Qatar for alleged terrorism financing. Read More »

White House, intel chiefs want to make digital spying law permanent

Section 702 , which allows the government to intercept the communications of foreign intelligence targets, is set to expire on December 31 unless it is reauthorized by Congress. If intelligence is incidentally collected on a United States citizen when the NSA is targeting foreign individuals "there is a set of processes that we have to follow", Mr Rogers said. Read More »

Charlie Kimball gets 1st IndyCar pole, record run at repaved Texas


Similarly, however, he does not have a race win. The season got off to a bad start for Rahal, who didn't even finish a lap at Phoenix, where he was involved in a multicar crash right after the green flag. Power won this race in 2011. Earlier in the session, reigning Indy 500 champion Takuma Sato provisionally moved to the top of the chart at 221.458 miles per hour, pushing defending event victor Graham Rahal to P2. Read More »

Aggies beat upstart Davidson in 15th; Louisville wins opener


Texas A&M beat Davidson , 7-6, but that's of only secondary concern here. Texas A&M is making its eighth appearance in an NCAA Super Regional, including making three consecutive appearances for the first time in school annals. The Wildcats , a four seed in their region, ran through their initial four-team region, going 3-0 including twice beating #2 North Carolina . Ellis, who was 1 for 11 in last week's regional, drove in a run with a groundout in the first inning and hammered a ... Read More »

The Comey hearing was Kamala Harris' biggest test yet. And she slayed

Rosenstein then went on to answer the question, saying he believes Mueller has adequate authority. How far that approach can take her remains to be seen, but Ms. "He outlines clearly that there have been conversations initiated by the president that seem to be meant to interfere with the investigation at least as it relates to Flynn", the California Democrat, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, told NBC's "Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie. Read More »

Trump's Official Response to Comey Doesn't Add Up


CNN had to correct a multiple-bylined story it had run earlier in the week, in which the network reported that Comey would refute claims that he had told President Donald Trump that he was not personally under investigation in the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

The couple was in custody late Thursday night, the Harris County Sheriff's office wrote on Twitter . "It appears to be manslaughter if not a murder", said Randall Kallinen, the Hernandez family's attorney. Hernandez was Latino and the Thompsons are white, but authorities have not said that race was a factor in the incident. Nobody's life is worth taking for a mistake. Read More »

4-year-old dies of 'dry drowning' days after swimming trip


A 4-year-old avid Mets fan from Texas went swimming with his family over Memorial Day weekend. "Out of nowhere, he just woke up". Frankie woke up one night and said his shoulder hurt and that's when the family decided they would take him to the doctor the next morning, but Frankie died that night. Read More »

Trump to Take Questions at News Conference One Day After Comey Testimony


President Donald Trump's personal attorney is planning to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey for details he revealed during his congressional testimony. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on May 11 that one of the reasons Comey was sacked was because " most importantly, rank and file of the Federal Bureau of Investigation had lost confidence in their director". Read More »

Kansas Lawmakers Working On Final Budget Deal


House and Senate negotiators met for a second day Friday to draft the final version of a single bill containing the state budgets for the fiscal year beginning July 1 and the one starting in July 2018. But Edwards blames an epic failure of leadership in the House. "We now know that the majority of legislators came here determined to fix these problems and to work in a bipartisan way". Read More »

Trump says '100 percent' willing to respond to Comey under oath

Trump also seized on Comey's revelation that after Trump fired him in May , he had given one of his memos about his interactions with the president to a friend to leak to the press. Comey said he did not act on the president's wishes, but kept records of the meetings and shared them with the Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership. Read More »

Muslim Brotherhood rejects Saudi terror accusations


Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatar's foreign minister, said the measures taken against the country were "surprising", according to the statement , which also cited the minister's interview with the BBC on Tuesday. Those nations all severed ties with Qatar on 5 June, accusing it of supporting extremism. " Doha now is completely isolated", Al Qassemi said. It said hackers installed a file and then published a fake news item attributed to Sheikh Tamim just after midnight ... Read More »

What the Kansas tax hike means for taxpayers


Delegation members voting to override were Sen. Legislators have overridden the veto, and Ohaebosim and Highberger supported the effort. "A lot of people made it about me", he said. "Let's put this Capitol in the rearview mirror", he said. Other lawmakers said they were concerned with how the tax increases would harm those with lower incomes and families in the state. Read More »

Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey

The attorney is expected to file a complaint with the Justice Department inspector general about the revelation next week, according to a person close to the legal team who agreed to speak before the filing on condition that the person's name is not used. Read More »

Voters Say President Tweets Too Much


Donald Trump's tweets are the best window into his unfiltered thoughts - and the media can't deal with it! "Sorry folks, but if I would have relied on the Fake News of CNN , NBC, ABC, CBS, washpost or nytimes, I would have had ZERO chance winning WH", Trump said in a tweet earlier Tuesday. Read More »