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by | June 01, 2017 | 04:20

A top communications aide to President Donald Trump has resigned, in what many inside and outside the White House see as the first shoe to drop before a wider overhaul. 27 executive order temporarily barring entry to the USA of people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. In this photo taken March 29, 2017, the main residence of the White House in Washington and the West Wing, right, as seen, Wednesday from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:39

Mr Trump returned to Washington on Saturday after his nine-day, five-country tour to face more questions about alleged communications between Jared Kushner, his son-in-law and White House adviser, and Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergey Kislyak.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:40

Last week, however, the Washington Post reported that in December previous year Kushner sought to set up a secret "back channel" between Trump's team and Russian Federation. Also on our docket this week, the future of US involvement in the Paris Accord, reviewing the Congressional Budget Office's scoring of Republicans plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and a look ahead to whether Republicans will run to or from President Trump in the 2018 midterm elections.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:31

Crews have opened some southbound lanes. The nearby E, F and R rail lines also were closed. RTD spokesman Nate Currey says a rumor that the fire damaged lightrail infrastructure turned out to be unfounded. The driver of the tanker truck managed to jump out of the vehicle and tumble onto the highway as traffic passed by. A witness tells ABC7 that the fire involved multiple explosions.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:18

Dubke offered his resignation earlier this month, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told The Associated Press on Tuesday, but offered to stay on during the president's first foreign trip. Conway also dismissed persistent speculation that Spicer, who has been pilloried on TV comedy shows since Trump took office on January 20, was on his way out.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:26

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Mr Dubke had agreed to stay on until Mr Trump returned from his trip to the Middle East and Europe on Saturday. Mr. Trump certainly needs to fix his White House mess, but staff changes won't matter unless the President accepts that he is the root of the dysfunction.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:18

That line from Spicer was in reference to the Tweet heard 'round the world - the now-deleted dispatch from late Tuesday night in which President Donald Trump wrote , "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Other staff changes could come by the end of the week, White House officials said. Spicer channeled his boss as he declared that Trump's speech to leaders of more than 50 Arab and Muslim nations "was a historic turning point that people will be talking about for years to ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:54

Friends don't "spy on each other", she said , and then moved on to calm tensions.At the time, USA security experts defended the surveillance, saying friendships can easily end - an argument that was swiftly dismissed in Berlin , where strong transatlantic ties had always been the foundation of its global diplomacy.Four years later, however, the once-unthinkable suddenly seems very real.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:20

They also said that Garmback would be required to take an additional tactical training course. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson offered his condolences to Rice's family and said, "We've gone through an exhaustive process" in reviewing officers' actions.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:19

Gianforte prevailed despite being charged on Wednesday night with misdemeanor assault on Ben Jacobs , a political correspondent for the USA edition of the Guardian newspaper, who said the candidate "body-slammed" him during a campaign event in Bozeman.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:07

That is highly misleading, experts say. Insurers in states with such waivers could vary premiums by health status for an entire plan year for enrollees with a gap in insurance of 63 or more consecutive days in the past year.nearly 180,000 West Virginian rely on the Medicaid expansion.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:27

Nevarez told the Texas Tribune that Nevarez's account is false; he was simply telling Rinaldi that they should take the argument outside . Observers and reporters in Texas noted that numerous protestors were citizens, though Rinaldi seemed to assume that they were eligible for deportation.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:35

Greg Abbott. Lawmakers scuffled on the floor of the house as both sides of the divide took sides on the matter. Some media outlets are reporting that chanting by demonstrators briefly drowned out the proceedings. "What's wonderful now, in the Trump era, some folks feel emboldened to say these racist remarks toward these members", Texas Democratic Party Deputy Executive Director Manny Garcia said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:37

That resulted in a bitter opinion from Judge Stephen Reinhardt . But he said he can't do anything to stop the deportation of Andres Magana Ortiz . LawNewz.com reached out to the Department of Justice for comment, but they declined comment. A lawyer for Magana Ortiz did not immediately respond to requests for contact.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:47

For Trump's critics, that was evidence of unbridled hubris - a sign the president and his aides had no idea how hard it is to run the White House, America and the world. Meanwhile, Trump loyalists from the campaign such as Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie could soon be back on board as the president looks to find a team he can feel comfortable with.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:07

President Donald Trump is still on the hunt for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director after firing James Comey , and is conducting more meetings to address the vacancy. White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Mr Dubke resigned before Mr Trump left for his global trip earlier this month, suggesting that his departure is not linked to any pending shake-ups.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:43

Further, as the White House continues to ponder changes to its communications strategy, former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and deputy campaign manager Dave Bossie met with Mr. "But it's the Russians who tried to destroy the fundamental of democracy and that is to change the outcome of an American election". "You have to ask, well, who are they hiding the conversation from?" he said on ABC.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:27

President Trump, like other Twitter users with large followings, has a large number of new followers that appear to be bots or inauthentic, automated user profiles. While it may not have grown very quickly, Trump's account has added more than 2 million followers this month , according to Mashable . Suddenly now, he has over 30 million followers.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:32

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" at a downtown park in Portland next weekend, saying they are inappropriate and could be risky because he fears they will attract right-wing protesters. Oh yeah, you're right I do. The affidavit said cell phone video also showed Christian stabbing the men and yelling epithets. Fletcher-Cole survived his injuries and showed up Tuesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court as Christian made his first appearance on murder, assault and ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:38

Several jurors cried after the verdict, according to the Tulsa World . Shelby looked stone-faced when the verdict was read , but Crutcher's family was quickly ushered out of the courtroom. Shelby's lawyer, Shannon McMurray , had argued the case resulted in a prosecution because of media hysteria. Shelby says that she told Crutcher numerous times to stay still with his hands up.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:26

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has said that climate change is "undeniable" and urged world leaders to "stay the course" even if a government "doubts" the need for the historic Paris deal, in a possible reference to US President Donald Trump who has vowed to withdraw from the deal.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:44

Sgt. Hugh Barry was charged in the fatal shooting of Deborah Danner inside her home in the Castle Hill section last October. A grand jury impaneled by Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clarke handed down charges of murder, manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide against Barry this afternoon.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:27

The aftermath of the shooting of Philando Castile was streamed live on Facebook last July, thrusting his death into the national spotlight. Now, Yanez, who worked for the St. Yanez's attorney Tom Kelly said he had no comment as he left the courtroom. But Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Paulsen said it's a "red herring" and "irrelevant".

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:49

The campaign, which is co-managed by the directors of two Muslim organizations, the Muslim Education Trust and CelebrateMercy , was one of three crowdfunding campaigns that had raised more than $1 million in just a few days. Transit officials plan to halt all buses and trains Friday in a moment of silence honoring the men killed and others affected by the attack on a northeast Portland train.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:20

Several times , Edith said she couldn't wait to be spelling again. "Just coming here is basically winning", he said. Una later said she knew how to spell regurgitant when she heard the word. The release of the trend map comes a day before the preliminary rounds of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee , where spelling champs from across the nation will compete for up to a $40,000 cash prize, trips to NY and Los Angeles and an engraved trophy.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:47

When asked what his opinion is as a physician, Shulkin said, "My opinion is, is that some of the states that have put in appropriate controls, there may be some evidence that this is beginning to be helpful, and we're interested in looking at that and learning from that, but until time that federal law changes, we are not able to be able to prescribe medical marijuana for conditions that may be helpful".

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:56

He is widely believed to have created the behemoth that is the Fox network, having overseen production since its founding in 1996. She called him "a loving husband" and "patriot". Under the leadership of Ailes, Fox became America's most widely watched cable news channel, home to key conservative political commentators and drawing an audience distinct from rivals CNN and MSNBC, AFP said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:47

Trump did not come out directly and defend Kushner, but decried what he called the " fake news media" in a series of tweets earlier Sunday. The "Fox & Friends" tweet promoted by Trump said, " Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says".

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:25

France's ambassador to the United States, Gerard Araud, said on Twitter that the Paris agreement "doesn't infringe on U.S. sovereignty" and noted that major American corporations had supported the deal. The issue has divided members of the West Wing, though legal questions and evolving viewpoints have blurred the lines between those advocating for a withdrawal and aides urging Trump to remain in the pact.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:28

United States President Donald Trump on Sunday urged leaders of Saudi Arabia to "drive out terrorists and extremists", reported Reuters , while on his first trip overseas since assuming office. Excerpts from the speech released by the White House showed Mr Trump exhorting the Muslim world to confront the crisis of extremism. "Nothing helps you learn and understand people better than coming to their homes, where they live and seeing them face to face, seeing their families, and seeing ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:06

There is nothing unusual about this, given Trump's penchant for late-night tweets that often result in widespread controversy. What is Donald Trump trying to say? "But decided not to tweet about it". At 0830 GMT Trump's "covfefe" tweet had more than 105,000 retweets and had been shared 35,000 times , according to Twitter figures. With him running his presidential campaign based on proposed policies that he claimed would put "American first", along with him now being embroiled in a ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:52

Merkel's speech in Munich could be seen as a reminder to Trump that the decision will have real implications for his relationship with Berlin and other partners, officials said. Europe needs to step up its presence on the worldwide stage, for example by bringing about solutions to issues such as the Libya conflict, migration and economic problems including unemployment, she said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:26

The Monday Fox News report , which Trump retweeted on Tuesday, laid blame on the Russians rather than Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, for discussing the possibility of a communications back channel between the Trump administration and Moscow .

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:09

Dubke offered his resignation on May 18, prior to the president's overseas trip to the Middle East and Europe. "He has expressed his desire to leave the White House and made very clear that he would see through the president's global trip", Ms Conway said in an interview on Fox News , referring to Mr Trump's first overseas trip to the Middle East and Europe that ended on Saturday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:44

The deal holds the countries to targets to reduce greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. "Developed nations - particularly the USA and Europe - are responsible for the lion's share of past emissions, with China now playing a major role".