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by | May 24, 2017 | 18:47

In a statement following the meeting, Trump addressed his meetings the previous day with Arab and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia , and said that there is growing realization that they share a "common cause with you" in their determination to defeat extremism and deter "the threat posed by Iran ".

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:50

Mr Trump, midway through his gruelling nine-day maiden worldwide journey, called upon the pontiff at the Vatican where the two had a private 30-minute meeting laden with religious symbolism and ancient protocol. Melania giggled and said "Pizza?" Pope Francis gave the president copies of his three main teaching documents as parting gifts, as he typically does for visiting heads of state.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:32

A former aide told Reuters last month the congressman may run for governor of Utah in 2020, though no firm decision had been made. Chaffetz's request comes after a New York Times report saying Comey wrote a memo about his conversation with Trump.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:59

The new $10 million reward is available immediately but expires at midnight December 31. This isn't the first time that the reward has been raised in hopes of recovering the valuable works. On Monday, a Beckley man was arrested at his East Prince Street home on fraud charges in connection with a scheme to sell two of the stolen paintings on Craigslist.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:22

About 5,000 British soldiers will patrol the streets and boost security at key sites, and military personnel will be deployed at public events such as concerts and sports events. Olivia's family had spent Tuesday frantically searching for her, hoping that she was one of the dozens of injured people injured in the blast receiving treatment in hospital.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:55

According to Warner, the two businesses served were Flynn Intel LLC and Flynn Intel Inc. Sen. Richard Burr , the chairman of the Senate intelligence committee , said the panel was reviewing a range of options to compel Flynn to disclose records about his meetings with Russian officials, including holding Flynn in contempt .

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:09

The plan is outlined in White House summary documents. Now, if that isn't bad enough, Trump's newly released budget proposes to dramatically expand those damaging cuts. It cuts the Essential Air Service program which helps provide commercial air service to rural airports, including in Wood County. House Speaker Paul Ryan says President Donald Trump's budget proposal for the coming fiscal year prioritizes "American taxpayers over Washington bureaucrats" while strengthening the ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:11

Asked if he would pressure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on settlements, Tillerson responded that "settlements are part of the overall peace discussion". "Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran?" The US President on Sunday told the leaders of 55 Muslim-majority countries at an Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh that Islamic leaders must do their fair share to "drive out" terrorists from their own countries in a speech that put the burden on the Arab ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:13

John McCain called reports that President Donald Trump asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation "troubling" Tuesday, comparing the allegations to the plot of a "lousy movie".

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:51

House Republican legislation that repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act with a measure that could leave 24 million more Americans without health insurance received a thumbs down from Americans in a new poll. This week: Congress grapples with Comey fallout Schumer: Block new Federal Bureau of Investigation director until special prosecutor on Russian Federation is appointed MORE (D-N.Y.), the American Medical Association (AMA) pushed back against any "significant changes" to the ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:54

Prosecutors said race was not a factor in their decision to strike two black women from the panel this week. She also filed suit against the city. "I strongly believe my father is innocent of the crimes alleged against him and I believe that racism has played a big role in all aspects of this scandal", she said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:44

U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slash spending on foreign aid got a cool reception from key Republicans in Congress on May 23. We have worked hard to create an environment that supports what is now the top economy in the country and makes Colorado a great place to live.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:47

The anonymous officials said a senior NSA staffer documented Rogers' conversation with the president. Still, his communication with Rogers was allegedly documented in a memo that "could be made available to both the special counsel now overseeing the Russian Federation investigation and congressional investigators".

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:49

Lawrence Cities Initiative (Cities Initiative), a coalition of 130 United States and Canadian mayors representing over 17 million people, expresses extreme dissatisfaction with the Administration's ill-advised decision. But Trump and EPA Director Scott Pruitt nonetheless have kept the Great Lakes funding in their cross-hairs. "This process is only beginning". Governor Rick Snyder said he disagrees with the funding cuts.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:59

Before facing each other in the NCAA men's tennis national title match, Virginia and North Carolina had played each other three times. Virginia won the doubles point after Alexander Ritschard and Thi-Son Kwiatkowski topped North Carolina's Murray and Simon Soendergaard 7-5 in a tiebreaker on court 2.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:31

Farm subsidies: Certain farm subsidies are cut by $38 billion. During a press conference Tuesday, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney accused the Obama administration of wasting taxpayer money on climate change. "It's a short-sighted and cruel budget that perfectly reflects what Republicans in Congress have been trying to inflict on America for years". "By slashing critical efforts to support education for students with disabilities, increase employment opportunities ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:16

Rep. Dan Huberty , a Republican from Houston who is chairman of the powerful House Public Education Committee and spent months working on the original school finance overhaul, said he was still studying what the Senate approved overnight and hadn't fully made up his mind - but also indicated he's far from optimistic about his proposal's future.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:34

Susan Collins said "the president's budget request is always subject to significant revision by Congress, and this budget will be no exception". Critics who dispute the possibility of that, he said, are wrongheaded. The budget also spends $300 million on increasing the number of agents, officers, investigators, and attorneys at CBP and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:49

But Quist recently crossed the $5 million fundraising threshold, giving him ample resources to deliver his message in the final days in a relatively cheap state for advertising. "This race is a clear choice between electing Rob Quist, who will be an independent voice for Montana, and a multimillionaire who cares more about his own wallet than working families", Keenan said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 16:14

According to the source, Rogers rebuffed the president's request, deeming it inappropriate. President Donald Trump has retained the services of a trusted lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, to help him navigate the investigations into his campaign and Russian interference in last year's election, according to people familiar with the decision.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:44

Mulvaney explained the cuts in social programs as a desire to get people who are relying on federal programs when they should not be to go back to work. It is one thing for a candidate to say they were going to lower taxes and increase spending on a specific project, but quite another when the math dictated they can not do both.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:44

Worst vacay ever. First Lady Melania Trump swatting away president Donald Trump's hand on the tarmac in Israel Video of the couple arriving at an airport in Israel shows President Donald Trump reaching out to hold his wife's hand. Trump, wearing a yarmulke, on Monday became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall. He touched it in prayer and, adhering to tradition, placed a note in a deep crevice.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:40

However, the state constitution changed several times until in 1890 it allowed only for "separate but equal" systems. The Southern Poverty Law Center filed a lawsuit this week on the families' behalf, saying the State still is not ensuring equal access to a quality education at all its schools almost 150 years after the end of slavery.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:24

Central Florida residents can expect to see more much-needed rain on Wednesday. The greatest potential for these strongest storms will be across the eastern half of our viewing area from 4pm-8pm. Friday will be really nice with highs nearing 80°. Since the strongest storms will be moving through overnight Wednesday, make sure you have a way to receive warnings such as the CBSMiami Weather App .

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:27

In the days following James Comey's revelation that the FBI was investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, President Trump asked his head of the NSA and his director of national intelligence to deny there was any evidence of such collusion.

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:36

Both Coats and Rogers found Trump's request inappropriate and refused to comply, according to two current and two former USA officials. Trump, they said, also sought the cooperation of National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:12

Speaking in the same Town Hall event, Rep. Al Green made it clear that these threats would not stop him from calling for Trumps impeachment. "I'm expecting the people to stand up and be heard and make their voices heard so that we in congress will know what their desires are", Green said .

by | May 24, 2017 | 15:54

We were about to leave through the exit and the explosion shook the floor. " People started to push their way forward, and we realised something was not right". Britain's best-selling newspaper The Sun carried pictures Wednesday of eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos, who was killed in the attack, and of Abedi under the words "PURE" and "EVIL" respectively.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:29

Appalachian State will play in the East Division, along with Georgia Southern , Georgia State , Troy and Coastal Carolina - which is now transitioning from the FCS level to the FBS. "This year's meeting had on display a level of solidarity that was uplifting", Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson said. A format taken from several of the Power Five conferences around the country, the Sun Belt conference will also host its own title game.

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:07

Tillerson said the primary objective of Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia was to curb any threats posed by Iran. Iran's global relations have improved markedly since the nuclear deal was signed in July 2015 but they are still strained with the United States.

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:52

Rove said it was smart for the President to reassure the Saudi's that the last 8 years are over and a new chapter has begun. Noting how Trump did not mention Palestinian statehood or a two-state solution in his public remarks with Abbas, Member of Knesset Ofir Akunis (Likud) said, "This is a huge achievement, on a historic scale, and a big win for anyone opposed to the mistaken and unsafe idea of a Palestinian terror state in the heart of Israel".

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:12

In his appearance with Abbas, Trump made what many took as a reference to Palestinian payments to the families of terrorists . He added: "So many young, beautiful, innocent people, living and enjoying their lives, murdered by the evil losers in life".

by | May 24, 2017 | 14:34

Talking to the Indy Star , Ricketts said he was "upset and hurt" by the school's decision to invite Pence , who was formally the state's governor, as the Trump administration's " policies have impacted the humanity of certain graduates".

by | May 24, 2017 | 13:14

She said Wednesday the investigation is continuing and declined to provide further details about Abedi, whose improvised bomb killed 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester . Abedi was born in Britain to a Libyan family, grew up in Manchester's southern suburbs and attended the local Salford University for a time. She also expressed her displeasure at the leaking of information on the Manchester attack from USA officials, saying it was "irritating" and she had been clear that it must ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:56

Trump visited the Israel Museum and the Yad Vashem Holocaust remembrance center on Tuesday and now heads to Italy and later is expected to meet with Pope Francis . "Today, this right, ultra-right-wing government has frozen settlement construction and has given Palestinians construction in Area C", Herzog said, referring to recent moves by Netanyahu's conservative governing coalition.