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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn

It's well known that Obama fired Flynn as head of DIA but less noted that the Obama administration let Flynn retain his security clearance. Graham asked Yates whether she had any information about whether there was collusion between members of the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

UT Officials Update On Stabbing Incident

Rachel Pritchett, a freshman, was in line at the food truck when she heard someone screaming. White allegedly stopped the interview and said , "If I did something I don't remember then I want to be told", according to the affidavit . All of the victims seemed to be students. He was a part of Graham High School's graduating class of 2016. "And she said, 'Are you Harrison's mom?' and you could tell there was something bad going on at the other end", Lori Brown said. Read More »

Trump Reverses Obama's Last Days Drilling Ban


The move, which comes months after Obama banned drilling in millions of acres in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans, is the latest step in the President Trump administration's attempt to roll back the former presidents environmental record and comes as President Trump is rushing to stack his first 100 days with as many accomplishments as possible, primarily through the use of executive actions. Read More »

Appeals court hears arguments on Trump's revised travel ban

Split rulings by these two courts would mean an nearly certain review by the Supreme Court. The first travel ban in January triggered chaos and protests across the country as travelers were stopped from boarding global flights and detained at airports for hours. Read More »

Seahawks claim former 49ers RB Mike Davis on waivers


Davis was a member of the 49ers until they dropped him from their roster late last week. The 49ers waived Davis, 24, Thursday after two seasons in San Francisco, during which he rushed for 108 yards and one touchdown. Davis also still has practice squad eligibility going into this third season. They signed Eddie Lacy as a free agent, drafted Chris Carson in the seventh round and bring back Thomas Rawls , C.J. Read More »

Alabama Senator: 'A lot' of changes could come to healthcare bill

Susan Collins of ME, a moderate Republican whose vote will be critical in getting a bill to Trump's desk, voiced concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions. Republicans passed the American Health Care Act 217 to 213, taking an important first step to fulfil a seven-year promise to replace the 2010 law. A senior White House official also told The Wall Street Journal that the prospect of more insurers announcing they will pull out of ACA ... Read More »

BOMBSHELL: Did 'brothers' ignore dying Penn State pledge after brutal fraternity hazing?


This involved the pledges hitting up station after station where they would shoot vodka, shotgun a beer or other activities. The next morning, he fell down the stairs again. "If anything goes wrong with the pledges this semester then both of us are f*****". "This is the result of a feeling of entitlement, flagrant disobedience of the law, and disregard for moral values", Jim Piazza, the victim's father said on Friday. Read More »

After being fired by Trump, Sally Yates to testify on Russia

Monday, NBC News reported three independent sources from the Obama administration confirmed that two days after the presidential election, President Obama warned President-elect Donald Trump against appointing Russian stooge Michael Flynn as his national security adviser. Read More »

Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

Texas is nation's second most populous state, and opponents say Hispanics will now be subjected to racial profiling and predicted the law will have a chilling effect on immigrant families. Sanctuary cities limit cooperation with the United States federal government's effort to enforce immigration law, with the hopes of reducing deportations so that undocumented people will be more willing to report crimes and enrol their children in schools. Read More »

2 dead after UPS-operated plane crashes at West Virginia airport

Plante told ABC News that the airplane was a Short Brothers 330 model. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said Friday it was sending an investigative team to the crash site. Plante says the Air Cargo Carrier crashed in to the hillside upon landing. A UPS contracted cargo plane steered off its runway course and past a hillside in an airport in West Virginia Friday morning killing both the Pilot and his co-pilot according to airport officials. Read More »

Rural America target of federal health care discussion


Capitol shouted "shame". Republicans have a 52-48 majority in the Senate, and several Senators have said they would not support the bill in its current form. And then you add to this, the fact that in many states, Republican governors have expanded Medicaid, and part of this bill, at least the House version, would severely limit how much is available to these states to keep expanding or even keep Medicaid where it is. Read More »

Kushner's family sorry for mentioning him at investor event in China


Similar events will be held at the InterContinental in Shenzhen on May 13 and the Four Seasons in Guangzhou on May 14. The Kushner Companies declined comment. US lawmakers have been weighing proposed changes to the program, which would likely affect companies such as Kushner Cos. should it want to raise funds from such investors. Read More »

Game 4 preview: Can Warriors complete sweep of Jazz?

They also landed a quick and long defender, capable of covering from the three-point line to the rim, to slot into their snakes' nest of long and versatile defenders. They might have George Hill back for that game, which if nothing else would have helped keep Curry in check in that fourth quarter and boosted Utah's own offenses. Read More »

Coach to buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion

That represents a 28% premium to Kate's closing price as of December 27, the last trading day before a Wall Street Journal report that Kate was exploring a sale. The deal is expected to close during fiscal 2018, according to the companies. These cost synergies will be realized through operational efficiencies, improved scale and inventory management , and the optimization of Kate Spade's supply chain network. Read More »

Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump aide's Russian Federation talks

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Monday that Flynn was an outspoken critic of Obama's "lack of strategies". Yates, originally appointed by former President Barack Obama's administration, said she feared Moscow could try to blackmail Flynn because it also knew he was not being truthful about conversations with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about US sanctions on Moscow. Read More »

Texas lawmakers ponder SD-style adoption law

Only South Dakota's is similarly sweepingly. Criticism is mounting against a Texas bill that would empower adoption providers to reject potential parents who conflict with their religious beliefs. The bill calls on the state's Department of Family and Protective Services to make sure there are alternative providers to help children if any service is denied for religious beliefs, Frank said in a Facebook post on Sunday. Read More »

Texas Lawmakers Just Banned "Sanctuary Cities" in Their State

The GOP-led Senate passed the bill Wednesday despite objections from Democrats, who call the bill a "show-me-your-papers" measure that will be used to discriminate against Latinos. Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt says the new law will unfairly target Texas' large Mexican and central American communities. "We're going to battle them every step of the way". Read More »

Macron win could revive joint euro bond plan, scheme's architect says

Although Macron's win was highly impressive as he captured the Presidency by a greater than 20% margin, the victory was well priced in by Sunday night with EURUSD rising almost 300 points since round one of the elections two weeks ago. "Europe and the world are waiting for us to defend the spirit of enlightenment, threatened in so many places". "This is a victory for the French people and for European cooperation". Read More »