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by | May 17, 2017 | 18:36

Mattis said the reports "never even came up" during talks he had Tuesday with three US allies. The White House would not comment on Israel being the source. Others noted that Trump's action could signal to US allies, including Israel, that it was not safe to entrust secrets to the Trump administration. Earlier in January of 2017, Israeli news media reports claimed that some US intelligence officials had cautioned their Israeli counterparts about sharing sensitive intelligence with the ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:30

At the beginning of its Arctic Council presidency under then-president Barack Obama, the U.S. had identified Arctic climate change as a top priority. Whether the US stays in the Paris agreement or signs on to declarations against heavy fuel oil use, what the country actually does in terms of permitting, enforcement, and policy will be more important to reducing carbon emissions and mitigating against climate change.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:52

He started out the ninth surrendering a single to Rajai Davis, which Matt Joyce then followed up with a go-ahead two-run homer. While Cishek has made just one appearance this season - he opened the year on the DL following offseason hip surgery - his experience closing games (120 career saves) may give him the edge in this new committee.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:25

The administration spent the first half of Tuesday defending Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials. Damage assessments, part of the intelligence community's purview under the National Security Act of 1974, happen when there is an "unauthorized disclosure", compromise, or mishandling of classified information to determine if there's any "actual or potential damage" to national security as a result.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:09

Under the new GOP health bill, the American Health Care Act, pre-existing conditions-pregnancy included-will not be protected. No one can be certain how the average American would be affected by the health care bill approved last week by the U.S.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:55

She says: "As the airlines move overnight, the signs are all there". "They sent us to Terminal 6 first and then said no, go to Terminal 2 or 3", Bautista said. Delta flights arrived and departed at Terminals 3, 5 and 6 on Saturday, and were scheduled to complete their move to Terminals 2 and 3, on the north side of the airport loop, this week.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:46

According to a media report, two boys, Peter Teatime and Tommy Rector posted a video of themselves climbing the bridge in San Francisco. The two had nothing but a GoPro and posted that video to YouTube. "It's a pretty innocent thing", Teatime said. Scouring the thick, red cables, Teatime and Rector sprinted up the bridge's frame, even stopping to do backflips and somersaults on the narrow "walkways".

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:41

If Chafettz manages to get his hands on the Comey memos and the committee discovers incriminating evidence proving that Trump did, in fact, try to influence FBI's probe into Flynn's connection to Russian Federation, the president may face charges of obstruction of justice.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:40

Writing in The New York Times in 2014 , Manning said she leaked the documents "out of a love for my country and a sense of duty to others". 'I can imagine surviving and living as the person who I am and can finally be in the outside world.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:52

But there was also an underlying, and perhaps more pressing, question: Why would Cornyn want the job? The answer is pretty simple. But "the president has got to make a decision, and picking a Republican elected official would be a tough sell right now".

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:54

Anxious about keeping tabs on the highly sensitive material, the Obama administration officials set new limits on some classified information and explicitly barred Trump aides from viewing that material in their transition offices. The information had been shared with Trump by an ally, so his passing it along to Russian Federation violated the confidentiality of an intelligence-sharing agreement with that country, the official said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:33

Initially, Carlstadt Police said the pilot and co-pilot had died but hours later authorities said they couldn't immediately confirm their deaths. The fire tore through the public works parking lot, but not the public works building because it was set back from the road, the mayor said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:12

The controversy engulfed the White House. The Washington Post broke the news Monday night, and others confirmed and added to the reporting, that Trump revealed to Russian officials in a meeting in the Oval Office details of an ISIS plot to use laptops on airplanes.

by | May 17, 2017 | 16:41

Sergey Kislyak. It's unclear whether the US informed the Israelis it might share the information with the Russians, who have different allies in the region - notably Iran. A portrait is emerging of Donald Trump as a person who is mentally unfit to be president, and a threat to his country while he occupies the White House.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:25

Lee , which sits in the heart of the city. Protests for and against monuments have increased since April 24 the city brought down the Battle of Liberty Place obelisk, which denoted a victory for a white supremacist group against the Reconstruction police force of New Orleans .

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:27

The U.S. Africa Command says the service member was killed Thursday near Barii, about 40 miles west of the capital, Mogadishu . He was assisting in a Somali National Army-led operation with U.S. -Somali partnership amid a ramp up in US forces in the country. Abdirisak Farah, a Somali military officer, said there were casualties on both sides, with six Shabaab fighters killed.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:40

Each episode of 13 Reasons Why - which premiered on Netflix March 31 - follows a series of audio recordings a teen left behind for her classmates and peers explaining why she made a decision to kill herself. "She watched the show right when it came out and she actually did an activity in my class called '13 Reasons Why Not, '" Whitman said. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-TALK or you can text TN for help to 741741.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:05

Judges struck down each of those attempts. The city has removed the Liberty Monument and the Jefferson Davis Statue and placed them both in storage. Richard Marksbury, a Tulane University professor of Asian studies, said Tuesday he no longer believed he had standing to sue in the case and it would be up to the City Park Improvement Association to continue the suit.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:44

Earlier this month a committee in the Louisiana legislature advanced a bill that would bar municipalities from removing Confederate monuments without first winning approval through a vote. "Those who want the monuments in their current position really feel that their status has been eroded". "What fueled it in New Orleans was how prominent they were in the city".

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:39

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein interviewed eight candidates Saturday, including some who were not among the names distributed a day earlier by the White House. Trump abruptly fired Comey on Tuesday and later said Comey was a "showboat" and "grandstander" who was not doing a good job. Department of Justice officials were holding interviews all weekend to fill Comey's spot.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:53

She said she had warned him that Mr Flynn had apparently misled the administration about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador. But it was only 18 days later, after the Yates warning leaked, that the White House pushed Flynn out. "We were there to tell the White House about something we were very concerned about", she said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:04

First responders could hear people yelling for help when they arrived, the sheriff said, adding that at least one child was among the injured. "It's a mess", Fitzgerald told the Leader-Telegram of Eau Claire. The National Weather Service reported a touchdown in the area just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Sheriff's dispatchers say they're too busy to provide details.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:02

The latest comes from the New York Times , which headlines: "Comey Memo Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn Investigation". Then he left and wrote detailed notes, according to the source. And one thing that's interesting about Comey is, 10 years ago, Comey was at the center of another major issue where he described this dramatic showdown with the Bush administration over warrantless wiretapping.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:45

Graham also said he would consider a special prosecutor if Comey's recounting of the meeting was accurate. He denies it had anything to do with the Russian Federation investigation, but also says: "In fact when I chose 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 17, 2017 | 11:22

Critics have assailed Trump for dismissing the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, and possible Moscow ties to the Trump presidential campaign. The president acted only after Flynn's deception became public knowledge. He was appointed by Federation Internationale de Football Association in 2012 to investigate World Cup bidding contests, then resigned after he said the global soccer organization had ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:48

Meanwhile, the FCC reported that their site was hit by deliberate "distributed denial-of-service attacks" soon after Oliver invited viewers to oppose Pai's plan by filing electronic comments with the regulator's web site during his HBO show "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:26

But as he prepares to meet with Trump on Tuesday in Washington, Erdogan has been less than pleased. Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is not planning to arm Syrian Kurds fighting the Islamic State group. Turkey's government considers the YPG an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), with which it has been locked in armed conflict since the 1980s.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:33

The state summer games begin on Wednesday at 7 p.m. with the opening ceremony in Washington-Grizzly Stadium. This torch run will run by four different schools as students come out to cheer on the runners. The run will end in omaha, where the Special Olympics Summer Games annually take place. "It opens them up when there is no competition, it is very fulfilling to see everyone succeed and that's what makes it so special, every athlete we have does succeed in some way", Rob Hampton, Head of ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:06

President Trump did nothing wrong when he shared information with Russian diplomats, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told the press today. "The president needs to answer for whether he did anything or not", she said. Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell told Bloomberg: "I think we can do with a little less drama from the White House on a lot of things so that we can focus on our agenda".

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:19

The New York Times reported on Friday Guilfoyle has caught the eye of Trump as a potential replacement for Sean Spicer, the current press secretary. "That's a question the president will have to answer", said Burr, chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. A spokesman for Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) said the details on the timing are still being worked out.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:53

How do we know?" "SNL" then reminded us of Trump's vile comments on the Access Hollywood bus when Baldwin told "Spicer", "I'm famous - it's okay". In a pre-taped segment, McCarthy's Spicer drove his motorized podium through the streets of New York City to meet with the President at Trump Tower, only to be told that the President doesn't stay there anymore - and instead he continued his melancholy journey to a New Jersey golf course to confront Trump.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:32

UNLV leads after one day, 1 shot ahead of IL and New Mexico. "We still haven't played our best golf and we're still right there in the hunt". Tech, BYU and North Florida are in fifth place at even-par 560, with North Carolina and Houston (566, +6) another six strokes back in eighth place.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:31

President Trump is still weighing a campaign pledge to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and is trying to gauge its effect on the peace process, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said . president has signed a six-month waiver delaying the move - citing concerns over national security. But since taking office, Trump has called for restraint in settlement construction and signaled he is no hurry to move the embassy.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:51

Garland, the chief judge on the D.C. Court of Appeals, was nominated by former President Barack Obama to fill a vacant seat on the Supreme Court past year. Opposition may come because Garland would be trading a lifetime appointment to the District of Columbia's U.S. Court of Appeals for a ten-year term that he could be fired from at any time.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:17

The West Mims Fire started more than a month ago and has claimed more than 220 square miles in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Georgia. On Monday afternoon, the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge put out a statement, saying that "extremely risky burning conditions persist" and the fire had burned 11,000 acres since spreading on Saturday.