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by | May 04, 2018 | 05:03

The exchange underscored the fact that almost a full year after Comey was dismissed, the White House still lacks a cohesive explanation of what was behind Trump's decision. But in an interview with NBC News" Lester Holt that aired two days after Trump fired Comey, the president said: "When I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, I said, "You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story'".

by | May 04, 2018 | 04:08

Sheriff's deputies say they've established a perimeter around an apartment complex in Mill Valley where a suspect believed to have shot at least two people is now at large. Anyone in this perimeter is advised to shelter in place. "At this time evacuations are still being done in surrounding areas and we believe we have a good perimeter".

by | May 04, 2018 | 04:36

But while Telstra initially blamed the outage on a cable cut caused by an "unknown party" , technicians later discovered the outage was caused by a lightning strike and a resulting fire in a cable pit. Telstra has confirmed that it is now undertaking fibre repairs near Orange , New South Wales, to bring Triple Zero emergency services back up. Queensland Police advised they are still receiving calls as of around 6am this morning.

by | May 04, 2018 | 04:21

Burks also reportedly mentioned a prayer Conroy led in November 2017 ahead of the tax reform vote. The tax bill that Republicans eventually passed added more than an estimated $1 trillion to the deficit while delivering the largest gains to wealthy people and corporations.

by | May 04, 2018 | 05:16

He will be replaced by Emmet Flood , who was part of President Bill Clinton's legal team during his impeachment. Giuliani was hired to represent President Trump as the president navigates special counsel Robert S. But, according to one person familiar with his conversations, he later boasted to a confidant that he had struck a deal that he believed would silence those critics: He was hiring "America's F--ing Mayor".

by | May 04, 2018 | 05:05

Oil prices rose again on Wednesday on concerns the US may re-impose sanctions on major exporter Iran, before giving up. Iran re-emerged as a major oil exporter in January 2016 when global sanctions against Tehran were suspended in return for curbs on Iran's nuclear programme.

by | May 04, 2018 | 00:34

The Fort Worth-based carrier also will have a new service from DFW International Airport to Aurba International Airport, and additional flights from Miami International Airport to different Carribean airports. All four of the California cities are busy airports for Southwest, meaning the airline will be able to route connecting passengers to Hawaii. Southwest still needs to get regulatory approvals.

by | May 04, 2018 | 00:36

The bill, which passed with a 34-18 vote , would require "all elementary and high schools to teach a unit studying 'the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State, '" The Associated Press reported.

by | May 04, 2018 | 00:53

Tensions were high as the group stood their ground to prevent the hearse carrying Henry Vincent's body from passing by the home of Richard Osborn-Brooks, the 78-year-old who killed Vincent after Vincent and another man broke into the senior's home April 4.

by | May 04, 2018 | 00:57

According to WZTV, a person was shot at a Forever 21 store at Opry Mills Mall. Police are sweeping the mall as a precaution. Customers inside the mall were told to stay put and away from the entrances. Two Rivers Middle School, Pennington Elementary School and McGavock Elementary School are affected. We heard gunshots and screams and everyone started running.

by | May 04, 2018 | 00:08

It is nearly certainly West Ridge , a 220-foot iron barque, built in Scotland, which was lost while carrying British coal to India. The wrecks were found 2300km off the coast at depths between 3700 and 3900 metres, roughly 36km apart, in May and December 2015.

by | May 04, 2018 | 00:02

Gov. Doug Ducey signed the bit of legislation early Thursday as lawmakers continued to debate other sections of the $10.4 billion spending plan. The bill allocates more than $600 million for salary increases, meaning teachers would get raises of almost 10 percent this year and about five percent in each of the following two years.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:50

Mr. Hiltermann noted that late last month Israel also "piggybacked on worldwide outrage over an apparent [Assad] regime chemical attack to carry out a second round of strikes", which reportedly left 10 Iranian military personnel dead. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday reiterated assertions that Israel was not seeking confrontation with Russian Federation in Syria.

by | May 04, 2018 | 00:47

The bus was on its way to Delhi from Muzaffarpur. "The total number of deaths is yet to be confirmed", said East Champaran District Magistrate Raman Kumar. "It is a really painful incident; local administration officials are present at the spot". PM Modi met with Nitish Kumar on Wednesday evening at his official home 7 Lok Kalyan Marg and reportedly said he would like a discussion with the chief minister and all his top officials on every issue on May 11 in Patna , before leaving for ...

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:45

Pandey said that a CISF guard, who was part of ISRO's security detail, was injured in the incident. Mr Misra said the fire was contained to one room in building number 37, inside the sprawling complex of the ISRO, housed in the middle of Ahmedabad .

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:52

They are ascertaining if the attacker had any accomplice, a police official said. According to preliminary reports, the alleged bomber first opened fire on the bus in the province's Attock district and then detonated himself. No group or individual has claimed the responsibility for the attack yet. The assailants managed to flee from the scene. Security forces and rescue teams rushed to the site and shifted the injured to nearby hospitals in the city.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:13

She was also awarded more than $4.5 million in merit-based scholarships. You might think applying to all these schools may have cost her a fortune. 'On those late nights when I was filling out those applications with my mom and we just felt like we can not do this, we just ended up singing gospel songs together to get through the night, ' Harrison said.

by | May 03, 2018 | 22:48

The revelation came from an article in the Wall Street Journal , which quoted sources familiar with the matter. However, skeptics have wondered aloud whether that money will instead be used to fund Telegram's general operations, as the app does not now generate revenue.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:59

White said she was "confident" that whoever had shone the high-powered lasers was Chinese. Lasers have been directed at USA aircraft in the area on a small number of separate occasions in recent weeks, according to CNN . China past year opened a naval base in Djibouti , only a few miles (kilometers) from the U.S. facility, marking the first overseas base for Beijing's rapidly growing military.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:43

The men, from the same village, showed up on two bikes and in a auto and forced the girl to a desolate road around midnight Sunday, the report said. Following this, the accused gang-raped her and left her outside her house in an unconscious state in the wee hours of Monday, the daily reported.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:24

But the manner in which he scored what turned out to be the game-winner to give the Caps a 2-1 Eastern Conference semifinals lead was very Crosby-esque. "I already said what I'm going to say about the hit". Every second-round series has been compelling for a multitude of reasons, but I think Washington's early series lead has been the most surprising.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:55

Eyewitness News (EWN) reporter Ziyanda Ngcobo says police confiscated an unlicensed firearm from the scene. "We call upon the criminal justice system to use this case to set an example, to mete out the swiftest and harshest punishment possible in order to ensure that such incidents do not happen again", ANCYL regional spokesperson Thulisa Ndlela said.

by | May 04, 2018 | 00:05

US-based social media giant Facebook has said that almost 5.62 lakh people in India were "potentially affected" by its global data breach involving Cambridge Analytica. A spokesperson for Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said investigators will "examine closely" the details of the closure and will "closely monitor any successor companies".

by | May 03, 2018 | 22:28

The announcement was made by the utility's interim CEO Phakamani Hadebe at a press briefing on Thursday morning. It's also set a budget to invest in so-called cost-plus mines over the next three years and is starting negotiations on 60-year supply for its new Kusile power station.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:44

With Rudd gone, the opposition can shift its focus to the prime minister, though the absence of an obvious successor capable of steering the divided Conservative parliamentary party through the Brexit talks will protect her in the short term at least.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:31

But the company's loss-making commercial aircraft segment, which includes the CSeries, reported a 12-percent drop in revenue and Bombardier used $721 million of its available cash in the quarter - more than previous year. "There are many options for us at this point in time". Completion of the transaction is expected before the end of the second quarter, ahead of schedule.

by | May 03, 2018 | 22:23

A driver who likely had a seizure behind the wheel then drove into a Brooklyn crosswalk, killing the 4-year-old daughter of a Broadway actress and a 1-year-old boy, was charged with manslaughter Thursday. "After a thorough investigation that started in the hours after the crash, my office indicted the driver for recklessly causing their deaths". Such drives could be people with serious medical conditions.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:43

While Cayetano said that he respected the calls for him to resign, critics should not use the name of the department and career officials without authorization. The Kuwaiti government retaliated by declaring Villa persona non grata over what it called "inappropriate behavior" by the Philippine diplomatic staff who was shown in the video conducting a rescue of an overseas Filipino worker being abused by her employer.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:45

North Haven Selectman Michael Freda told CNN late Wednesday police entered a barn behind the house, where there were a series of explosions. A house in North Haven exploded Wednesday night and a massive fire is burning. WAVY sister station WTNH reports at least 100 first responders were on the scene following the explosion. Ahead of the house explosion there were reports of gunshots.

by | May 03, 2018 | 22:19

Tramaglini, who lives about three miles from the high school, was arrested Monday morning at 5.50am when he was found at the school's athletic fields. Public records indicated that Tramaglini receives an annual salary of $147,504 as superintendent. He worked in the Freehold Borough and Plumsted districts before coming to Kenilworth.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:42

Shiromani Akali Dal leader and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal had tweeted to seek action from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the HRD Minister against the college officials for "hurting the Sikhs' sentiments". "The ministry will take action against the college management committee for going ahead with the renaming despite me making a statement in Parliament that it can not be done", Javadear added.

by | May 03, 2018 | 23:27

Liao said he and other friends of Liu Xia had been making preparations for her to come to Germany and receive treatment. Western diplomats have called on Beijing to allow Ms Liu to travel overseas, and the German ambassador to China has told the South China Morning Post that she is welcome to go to Germany .

by | May 03, 2018 | 22:56

Governor Charlie Baker told WBZ-TV's Jon Keller Thursday that Rosenberg should step down. Rosenberg, a Democrat, had claimed in late 2014, shortly before he was elected Senate president, that there would be a "firewall" between his work and his husband.

by | May 03, 2018 | 21:32

Frontier Airline didn't immediately respond to a message asking for comment. The two men were arguing about the lights when a third man became involved. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said the stabbing occurred about 11:30 a.m.in a secure area at Gate E6. The suspect is in custody.

by | May 03, 2018 | 22:58

A New York Supreme Court judge ruled Thursday that the Manhattan condominium building can remove the president's name from its building, the New York Times reports. The Trump Organization cited an 18-year-old licensing agreement which requires the building to bear the name of Trump, and the condo board countered that the agreement simply allows the building to bear the Trump name, rather than requires it.