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by | June 01, 2017 | 13:46

Dubke, founding partner of Black Rock Group, had been named assistant to the President and White House communications director back in early March. He met separately last December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to Washington , and Sergey Gorkov, the head of the government-owned Vnesheconombank, which has been subject to US sanctions because of its role in Russia's occupation of a part of Ukraine.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:13

His original tweet had also been deleted from his account. The new term is being received as a modern take on Citizen Kane's enigmatic "Rosebud" - and it seems the president approves. "This is the same thing it's always been, the president going directly to the American people". While some prefer "cov-FEE-fee", many others gravitate toward the more continental "cov-FAY-fay" or "cov-FEH-feh".

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:57

The Chicago White Sox will look to build some momentum after winning 3 of their last 4 games, including a 7-3 victory in their series finale on Sunday against the Tigers. Utley finished a homer shy of the cycle. Bogaerts had a sacrifice fly and a slick stop that started an inning-ending double play in the fifth. The southpaw has now won three straight decisions and has hurled 23.2 scoreless innings during the stretch.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:03

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russian Federation as a "good thing", while the Trump administration sought to quell mounting questions over secret ties to the Kremlin.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:51

Trump's legislative agenda has largely screeched to a halt thanks to his firing of FBI Director James Comey, followed by the appointment of a special counsel to take over the executive branch's Russian probe, sprinkled with a number of news reports that raise questions, again, about the Trump campaign's ties to Russia.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:56

Edith, now six-years-old, is home-schooled and her parents are relying on the materials provided by Scripps to prepare her. He will take on 39 other spellers at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Oxon Hill on Thursday. The finals start at 8 p.m. Thursday on ESPN. The test will consist of 12 spelling words, which contestants will handwrite, and 12 multiple-choice vocabulary questions.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:22

Apparently, unprovoked violence is not enough to keep Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke's U.S. House of Representatives seat from being filled by another Republican. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday suggested that Gianforte's behavior was somewhat influenced by rough tactics exhibited by some of President Donald Trump's campaign supporters during rallies a year ago.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:52

The report also said Trump went on to complain about German auto sales into the USA, saying it's "terrible" that millions of cars are being sold and "we will stop this". Embarrassingly, Der Spiegel reports, "the European Union side was terrified about the lack of awareness of the Americans about trade policy". This is not the first time Trump has taken aim at Germany's trade success.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:35

But on the other hand, Trump was angry that Dubke and others struggled to craft communications plans to defend the president and push back at allegations stemming from the ongoing investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:29

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump free speech rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they were inappropriate and could be risky. Fletcher choked up during his interview with KPTV when he spoke of the two men who died. The interviewer wrote that Christian became loud and animated when talking about what he believed to be the suppression of free speech.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:50

President Trump is reported to have been frustrated with White House messaging amid congressional and FBI investigations into whether his campaign officials colluded with an alleged Kremlin plot to help him win the presidency. president's communications director Michael Dubke resigned. Spicer says the real problem is the media's constant onslaught of "fake news". If an overhaul is in the works, White House officials aren't letting on.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:52

Axios news outlet , which first reported the withdrawal, said details of the pullout are being worked out by a team that includes EPA administrator Scott Pruitt , an ally of fossil fuel industries. They maintained that the Paris Agreement only allowed for an upward revision of a signatory's commitments and efforts to walk back United States goals could lead to legal challenges by environmentalists.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:35

The fact that Republicans want to enact a policy that will strip health care coverage from millions of people is upsetting, but it's not exactly new information. He said lawmakers should help increase the chances that hospitals remain open in rural areas, and there should be more physicians, not less, that nursing homes and home health care services are more available and that the pharmacy remains open on Main Street.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:54

Earlier in the segment, she commented on the gruesome photo of Kathy Griffin holding a bloody severed head of Trump after Whoopi Goldberg noted that people should never joke about the assassination of the president. Clinton contended that when she joined the 2016 race as the Democratic nominee, she felt the DNC was sorely unprepared to run a competitive election.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:38

During Mr. Trump's overseas trip last week, European leaders pressed him to keep the U.S.in the pact. He also said Trump should "know better" given that he is from New York City and knowing that such a move "would hurt his hometown more than nearly any place else" given that it's an "entirely coastal city".

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:11

Swalwell, who introduced legislation along with Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings to establish such a commission, said on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that Nunes' claims were not true. Similarly, her hosts at the Recode conference, where she made this comment, also had Goldman Sachs representatives present because they were paid, too.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:50

But the internal review panel investigating the Rice shooting found he lied or omitted crucial information in his application's personal history statement , city officials said . Loehmann quickly exited the squad auto and, within three seconds, shot at Rice. But he did not disclose the full circumstances when applying to join the Cleveland police force.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:27

Earlier on Wednesday White House officials cautioned that details were still being hammered out and that, although close, the decision on withdrawing from the 195-nation accord - agreed to in Paris in 2015 - was not finalised. That's what the top House Democrat is calling Trump's expected decision. Climate change is unstoppable. The European Union and China are working on a joint declaration reaffirming their commitment to climate and energy policy and the implementation of the ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:24

To make matters worse, the ongoing investigation into possible ties between Trump's White House and Russian Federation - which recently focused on his personal attorney - is proving more cumbersome than not on the federal job front.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:40

ET on ESPN. Other non-conference games for the 2019 season are scheduled on August 31st vs. OR in a game that will be played at Arlington, Tex., along with home contests vs. ET on ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC. Two other kickoff times have been decided. Last week the league announced that Clemson's opening game with Kent State on September 2 will have a noon kickoff at Clemson and be televised by ESPN.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:41

The European Union and China , meanwhile, will reaffirm their commitment to the Paris climate change accord this week regardless of whether the US pulls out of the pact, a senior EU official said. To formalize the withdrawal, the Trump administration has two options. Other major powers, including China, have signaled they will uphold their commitments to Paris regardless of Trump's moves.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:59

After a moment of silence, a bugler played taps while the crowd stood in complete silence. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump wave as they board Air Force One at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Saturday, May, 27, 2017, in Sigonella, Italy.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:14

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen will be subpoenaed to testify in the Russian political meddling investigation by the House Intelligence committee , the panel announced Wednesday. Mike Conaway , R-Texas, and Adam Schiff, D-Calif., who are leading the House committee's inquiry. Flynn, who served as Trump's national security adviser for a mere 24 days, has featured in numerous investigation's most compelling events.

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:36

Monday is the 140th and final day of the legislative session. They were joined by Austin resident and star of the TV show "Supernatural" Jared Padalecki and his wife, Genevieve Padalecki, who shared their own struggles with bullying and their " Always Keep Fighting " T‐shirt campaign to benefit To Write Love on Her Arms , a nonprofit dedicated to helping people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:52

The revelation has stoked new questions about Mr. Kushner's connections to Russian officials at a time when the FBI is conducting a wide-ranging investigation into Russia's attempts to disrupt last year's presidential election and whether any of Mr.

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:02

If the past week is any indicator, it might not be long before the United States runs out of friends in Europe. "If US-China climate cooperation gave birth to the Paris Agreement , now it is up to European Union and China to defend and enhance it", said Li Shuo, from Greenpeace.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:15

A heart-shaped wreath covered with positive messages hangs on a traffic light pole at a memorial for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday, while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women, including one wearing a Muslim head covering, on a light-trail train in Portland , Ore, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

by | June 01, 2017 | 09:30

While being transported in a police vehicle, he said , among other things, "Get stabbed in your neck if you hate free speech", and said he could now "die in prison a happy man", according to the affidavit. The public defender, who was introducing the case to the judge, halted his introduction while the wild-haired murder suspect continued on his tirade.

by | June 01, 2017 | 09:39

Among other things, Republicans rejected attempts by Democrats to eliminate business tax cuts from the companion bill. Current Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky returned the favor to Democrats in April, removing the filibuster to confirm Justice Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court.

by | June 01, 2017 | 09:53

Photos from Kabul show the windows of the German embassy blown in. Khamma Press quoted Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish, as saying that the attack was likely carried out using a truck full of explosives which was detonated close to Zambaq Square, an area that houses several diplomatic missions.

by | June 01, 2017 | 09:37

The big difference is the dollar figure. We can't do that. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faces a challenge in resolving the clashing demands of GOP senators on a health care replacement bill. Iowa may become the first state to lose all commercial companies selling individual health-insurance policies in most of the 99 counties due to the uncertainty swirling around the future of Obamacare and the related marketplace exchange.

by | June 01, 2017 | 09:57

Dubke told CNN Tuesday he submitted his resignation on May 18 but offered to stay until the end of President Trump's foreign trip. The move was soon confirmed by multiple outlets. Philip Mudd, a security analyst who worked at the Central Intelligence Agency for 25 years, suggested Mr Trump may have proposed the channel idea to Mr Kushner or at least approved it, and said it was unlikely Mr Kushner had been working alone.

by | June 01, 2017 | 09:53

Trump promoted his announcement Wednesday night on Twitter , after a day in which US allies around the world sounded alarms about the likely consequences of a USA withdrawal. Tajani suggested that Washington's withdrawal should be a signal for Europe to step up its efforts - and reap the benefits. "Despite this possible rollback of the U.S.

by | June 01, 2017 | 08:29

A West Branch student took an early exit in the preliminary section of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in the nation's capital. To come up with the list, which was released Tuesday, Google compiled all USA searches that included the phrase "how to spell" between January 1 and April 30 of this year.

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:09

So said Portland, Ore., Mayor Ted Wheeler in explaining why - in the aftermath of the deaths of two good Samaritans - controversial rallies planned for this month shouldn't be held. According to reports , Christian attended an alt-right rally on April 29 called a "March for Free Speech". The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League won a multimillion-dollar civil case in 1990 against the White Aryan Resistance on behalf of his family, and the damages crippled the ...