by | June 01, 2017 | 17:12

The presidential push to the front of the pack. "Our deep and lasting friendship will only deepen and become stronger in the coming days", Trump said after his talks with Netanyahu. And Croatia can already say that it has implemented the first and the second conclusion since this year's defence budget is larger than last year's. By contrast, Trump's "America First" positions on trade and climate change led to concern among some of the allies he met in Brussels and Sicily that he ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:44

David Sanger , National security correspondent, The New York Times; author, "Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power". He joined the administration about a month after the President's inauguration in January and has reportedly struggled to mesh well with Mr Trump. A senior aide to President Donald Trump is leaving the job, the White House said on Tuesday, as the president considers wider staff changes amid growing political fallout over probes ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:21

Many economists have big doubts. Under Obama, Washington had pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. Even upscale suburban GOP voters suspicious of Trump and more interested in combating climate change than other Republicans aren't likely to shed tears over a US pullout from Paris.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:53

The Turkish foreign ministry said the United States ambassador was given a " written and verbal protest " against actions said to be " contrary to diplomatic rules and practices ". The mayor as well as the police chief of DC, various Congressmen and the US State Department all condemned the violence. The video, recorded by Voice of America's Turkish service, showed security forces brutally kicking and punching protesters before Erdogan emerges from a black Mercedes in the driveway to ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:38

And it highlighted how some provisions in the House bill would produce damaging consequences for many people. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said of a Congressional Budget Office analysis projecting that the House bill would cause 23 million Americans to lose coverage by 2026 and create prohibitively expensive costs for many others.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:28

In the glove compartment, the police found a Glock 23 and ammunition. A man who was staying at the Trump Hotel in Northwest Washington was arrested early Wednesday morning after guns were found inside his vehicle, D.C. "[Suspect] was placed under arrest and charged with Carrying a Pistol without a license CPWL and transported to the First Direct for processing". Although Moles was arrested in D.C., he is from Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania State Police reportedly obtained pertinent ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:40

FRIDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures will be around, with a low temperature of 64 degrees. Rain is possible before the end of the day. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Saturday night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy; low of 60.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:26

Asked to name a "fake news" story, Mr. Spicer noted a tweet by a BBC reporter who is now joining The New York Times about Mr. Trump disrespecting the Italian prime minister during the Group of Seven summit in Sicily. It was not clear what that might mean for Lewandowski, who was Trump's campaign manager until being fired last summer but who has remained close to Trump.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:43

Trump previously promised that the process to replace former Federal Bureau of Investigation director would go "very quickly", with the White House aiming to make a decision before the president departs for his first trip overseas on Friday.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:53

Former President Carter said in a statement Friday night, "Rosalynn and I are saddened by the death of Zbigniew Brzezinski". Brzezinski was involved in the normalization of US-China relations, the signing of the second Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II), and the brokering of the Camp David Accords.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:26

Charlie was also a spelling bee contender, who made it to second place in regional competition, Amy Blackburn said. VanWynsberghe's first word was "regurgitant" which is defined as characterized by, allowing or being a backward flow. The New Hampshire Union Leader sponsors the state spelling bee and the Elks Club financially supports it. The victor will get cash and prizes totaling more than $43,000.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:29

CBS News confirmed Wednesday morning that Trump is expected to thdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord.The White House was initially slated to make a final decision on the climate accord earlier this month, but delayed the decision until the last week's G7 meeting in Sicily.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:59

The president's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn , has received subpoenas from the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding his Russian contacts and his business records. "I leaked nothing, to nobody, and never have and never would", Rice said . Michael Cohen, attorney for The Trump Organisation, has denied any claims of his collusion with Russian Federation.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:50

Following the verdict shortly after 9pm local time (3am BST), about 100 demonstrators gathered in a plaza outside the courthouse chanting: "No Justice, No Peace". Police claimed Mr Crutcher approached the auto but failed to listen to their commands. Prosecutors also argued against Shelby, noting that she shot Crutcher a few seconds before he made the gesture that the defense cited as the basis for her reaction.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:20

Four of the subpoenas are part of the probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election and the other three-of the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Central Intelligence Agency-are in relation to the unmasking of individuals on the Trump team by Obama administration officials during the presidential transition.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:27

Bailly, a former National Spelling Bee champion, quickly obliged. Hailey R. Jinkins admitted she was a little frustrated as the bell dinged at the end of her spelling attempt Wednesday afternoon, which eliminated her from the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:18

In the lead-up to the 2012 presidential election, Nugent made comments at a National Rifle Association meeting in St. Louis that, like Griffin's photo, led to an investigation by the Secret Service. It wasn't amusing. I get it . In a tweet, he shared that his children, particularly his 11-year-old son Barron, are "having a hard time" with the decapitated photo.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:37

Griffin issued an apology for the photos after facing backlash online , saying the photo shoot , which she originally described as an "artsy-fartsy statement" mocking the commander in chief, was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing. A report Wednesday claimed that the First Lady's 11-year-old son, Barron Trump, was watching television when the image flashed up on the screen as part of the news coverage of the incident.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:09

Back in Washington , the ongoing Russian Federation investigations await him along with another appeals court setback for his travel ban . The designer of Trump's online campaign, Kushner managed to assemble a presidential campaign on a shoestring which won the election for his father-in-law.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:19

He yelled statements including, "Go home, we need American here", "I don't care if you are ISIS", and "Free speech or die ". He called himself a "patriot" and said, "That's what liberalism gets you". A young woman comforts a crying man outside the courtroom after Jeremy Christian was arraigned in Portland, Ore , Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Before leaving the train, Christian stabbed Namkai-Meche and Best again.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:44

Here's a guide to what's in the Paris agreement , what's going on with global warming, and what might happen if the rest of the world keeps fighting man-made climate change and the US stays partially or completely on the sidelines. California Rep. Nancy Pelosi says Trump is "denying scientific truths, removing safeguards that protect our health and our environment, protecting polluters and.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:35

On Wednesday Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang landed in Berlin for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, in yet the latest signal of the strengthening ties between the two countries. "The sustainability train has left the station", Guterres said. McKenna said she wouldn't speculate on President Donald Trump's decision but added that there are economic opportunities that come with the agreement in addition to long-term benefits for the environment.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:53

In the second, Trump says: "I look forward to paying my respects to our fearless men and women on this Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery later this morning". "The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over", said German Chancellor Angela Merkel. "I believe that God has a special place in heaven for those who lay down their lives so others can live free of fear", he said at Arlington National Cemetery.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:05

The results gave Democrats ammunition to attack the GOP drive to scuttle former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul as damaging to patients. The new version of the AHCA could lower costs for younger, healthier people, but premiums would vary state to state. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was frank on Wednesday about just how hard it will be to pass a health care bill in the Senate.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:01

It would have been the third such conference. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that fighting climate change was a "global consensus" and an "international responsibility". Through the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a program that took effect across the Northeast in 2008, emissions from regional power plants have fallen almost 40 percent.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:45

We had good at-bats. "That's what counts. We won a series at the end of a road trip and that's huge". "But it was a great team win today". Neither starting pitcher lasted long. He threw 41 pitches in the third. During the fifth inning of a start on May 4, he was removed with a hamstring injury and landed on the disabled list for over two weeks.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:28

The White House on Wednesday took its first public steps to cordon off response efforts to the Russian Federation probe from the day-to-day work of the administration, acknowledging openly that President Donald Trump had hired an outside attorney to handle the swirling controversy.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:53

It was retweeted and liked hundreds of thousands of times before he deleted it around 6:00 in the morning. But it was too late: Covfefe was born. "Covfefe" became the No. Goes back to bed". By 1 a.m., the mysterious post had consumed Twitter, mostly with humorous speculation on the meaning of "covfefe", which is generally assumed to be a typo of the intended word "coverage".

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:32

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is the only leader to have taken up the offer from Trump. As per protocol, phone calls between world leaders are carefully orchestrated affairs, planned weeks in advance; they're arranged it this way so that world leaders can speak about important and private matters on a secure line.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:32

There have also been a string of attacks claimed by the rival Islamic State group. Hundreds of people - mostly civilians - have been killed and injured when a suicide attacker detonated a vehicle-borne explosive device in downtown Kabul's Wazir Akhbar Khan area, which also houses a number of diplomatic missions, this morning (local time).

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:19

President Trump , who had promised during the campaign that he would pull the US out of the deal, tweeted on Saturday that he would make his final decision on the Paris Accord this week. That requires the same one-year notice, but there's no waiting period. In a joint statement issued following talks in the Spanish capital between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy, the two countries said taking action on climatic change was a priority for both ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:58

The vote Wednesday comes after the House failed to pass its own version of the budget last month. "Either elect more Republican Senators in 2018 or change the rules now to 51%". "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere". But writing legislation that can pass with only Republican votes has proven agonizing.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:25

The human rights group Amnesty International´s China researcher William Nee, has joined in calls to free the activists , "Hua Haifeng, Li Zhao and Su Heng must be released if they are being held exclusively for investigating possible labor abuses at factories making shoes for Ivanka Trump's label".

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:29

Reps. Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff, who are leading the committee's probe, say the panel approved the subpoenas to compel certain individuals to testify and to obtain personal documents and business records. Flynn was sacked by Trump in February after revelations that he misled administration officials about his contacts with Russia's ambassador. Names of Americans swept up incidentally in the collection of intelligence are normally masked, or kept redacted, in intelligence briefings, but ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:28

The comments Tuesday by Sens.Democrats, when they were in power in the Senate, ended the filibuster on confirming executive branch appointments and most judges in 2013, while Republicans ended the filibuster for Supreme Court justices earlier this year.