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by | June 02, 2017 | 23:25

What we now know thanks to the Post is that Trump's conversation with Comey was just one part of a broader White House campaign to shut down the FBI's investigation into Flynn-one that also involved members of his administration trying to enlist "top intelligence officials" in the effort.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:15

This has led to speculations that the Trump administration may try to impose unilateral sanctions on Tehran following a religious ideological difference leading to proxy wars between the Sunni Saudi, and Shia Iran. Congress asks: Are federal employees overpaid? The prime minister, who had a frosty relationship with Trump's predecessor, heaped praise on the president throughout the two-day visit, declaring: "We understand each other".

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:56

European leaders have expressed concern about the United States' dedication to the bylaw and some had been hoping to hear support of it from Trump. But AP Fact Checks have spotted some tall tales in his rhetoric during his first foreign trip since taking office.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:20

This photo dated Thursday, June 1, 2017 shows the City Hall of Paris , France, illuminated in green following the announcement by US President Donald Trump that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Paris accord. Musk tweeted that he believes climate change is real...and leaving the Paris accord is not good for America or the world. "We will not ignore the science and reality of climate change which is why I am also signing an Executive Order confirming New York's ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:02

Stéphane Dujarric, the Spokesman for the Secretary-General, told the media at the UN Headquarters in NY, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his country's withdrawal from the Agreement . "As a matter of principle, I've resigned from the President's Council over the Paris Agreement withdrawal", Iger tweeted . "One of New Orleans' most urgent threats is climate change, and with it, more extreme heat and potential sea level rise that could engulf our city ".

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:38

Calling the Paris pact a "historic quantum leap", she said that Germany would live up to its "obligations under this agreement , particularly on financing of climate assistance for the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the world".

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:58

Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to suggest Thursday that "patriotic hackers" may have meddled in the USA election, but insisted that none of their potential activities were state-backed. "If they are patriotic, they start contributing, as they see it, in the fight against those who do not speak well about Russian Federation". "I think he shouldn't have done it", Putin said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:34

Once inside, both men approached Hutchinson with guns drawn. He pulls out a gun and starts firing. Hutchinson responded by drawing a weapn, and a gunfight ensued. "We were told they were federal agents, so we didn't ask them to leave", said dealership owner Rick Ford. Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman last week in Albuquerque.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:49

The president is also reported to be putting together a team of legal advisers to help him navigate the Russian Federation probe that is the subject of multiple investigations - one each by two chambers of USA congress, one by the FBI (now taken over by special counsel Robert Muller) and one by the Pentagon (specifically into Russian Federation contacts of Trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn ).

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:26

Trump said in a statement to The New York Times: "Jared is doing a great job for the country". The source told Fox the Russians, not Kushner, asked for a secure line to the Trump administration to talk about the conflict there. The news website Politico called Kushner the White House's " lead distraction" following what is being seen as Trump's mostly successful first foreign trip, which featured a stopover in Israel.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:14

Guadalupe Plascencia, 59, said she was arrested in March on a bench warrant for failing to testify in a 2007 case in Ontario. She was arrested by immigration agents when leaving jail the next day. While the definition of a sanctuary city is murky, the term is generally used to describe a jurisdiction with policies that provide protections to its immigrant population by limiting cooperation with the federal immigration enforcement program, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:45

Trump should not be allowed to evade accountability in the daily briefing just because it generates negative headlines that prompt angry late night tweets . Also, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is also reportedly looking into a December meeting between Kushner and a former intelligence officer appointed by Vladimir Putin as CEO of a Russian state-owned bank that is under US sanctions and was implicated in a 2015 espionage case.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:51

He didn't enter a plea and is due back in court next week. It's unclear if Rojas has a lawyer for his arraignment Friday. According to sources, Rojas' statements were rambling, saying he'd been hearing voices and talked about the last day on Earth.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:31

These targets have made NY a leader across the country in fighting climate change. "The agreement can not be renegotiated", France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement . "Climate change is real". During a trip to Europe this week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed India's commitment to fighting climate change and said it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:34

President of the Florida Senate Joe Negron and Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives Richard Corcoran joined Governor Rick Scott to make a major announcement in Miami . Rick Scott's desk Wednesday, a month from the start of the new fiscal year. "I can veto it". Legislators have not yet delivered to Scott other bills that contain an additional $600 million in spending.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:25

USA officials say the process of moving the embassy would take at least six months and involve major adjustments in security, office and housing space and staffing at both the existing facility in Tel Aviv and the consulate general in Jerusalem.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:51

But a series of top Trump aides have dodged, spun and obfuscated when asked whether the President believes climate change is happening. When ABC's George Stephanopoulos pressed Conway to answer the question, she responded: "You need to ask him that, and I hope that you have your chance".

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:14

Republished with permission of The Associated Press. While the White House has not denied the allegations, it has criticized the anonymous sourcing of the repot. More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added in the weeks ahead. The Republican president came home to face more questions on Russian Federation after media reports about communications during and after the campaign between his son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner , and ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:04

The traffic outside the BSEB Office increased at an alarming rate as more and more students joined the protest till the afternoon. Earlier before today's massive protest in Patna in which several students were injured in a police lathi-charge, the administration was painting this narrative that the low success rate in the 2017 BSEB exams was the result of the government's steadfastness to check cheating in tests and getting rid of corrupt officials like Kishore's predecessor Lalkeshwar Rai.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:10

IL has the nation's widest spending gap between low- and high-income school districts. Hours before the school funding formula was revised, Emanuel argued once again for the state to right a fundamental wrong. State lawmakers have already approved the proposal. If I could vote in every district of the state, I would vote against every one of you. Moody's also lowered the state's ratings .

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:55

But they're also a way around intelligence agencies, which raises questions about why White House adviser (and President Trump's son-in-law) Jared Kushner attempted to create a backchannel with Russian Federation before Trump transitioned into office.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:33

Police said an armed man was in the Terminal A vehicle rental area, officials told WFTV in Orlando . Law-enforcement officers swarmed Orlando International Airport Tuesday after a man allegedly pointed a gun at a police officer, authorities say.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:25

Preska set sentencing for September 8. Last year , when Weiner got caught sending yet another underwear selfie, with their then-three-year-old Jordan asleep at his hip, Abedin had still refrained from divorce. Weiner wept as he read a prepared statement to the court admitting that he "compulsively sought" women for "sexual and non-sexual communication" which has had "devastating consequences" to him and his family.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:46

He said: "Leadership means fighting climate change together". Economists, however, say that the climate deal would likely help create about as many jobs in renewable energy as it might cost in polluting industries. "This decision can not and will not stop those of us who feel obligated to protect our Earth", she said. Macron's message was particularly tough compared with comments after meeting Trump at the Group of Seven summit in Sicily last week, where he had hoped Trump's ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:52

But he describes such efforts to communicate as "a good thing". A source close to the President's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , is pushing back a report suggesting an attempted back-channel with Russian Federation. The conversation was relayed by Kislyak to Moscow and intercepted by USA intelligence officials, according to US officials briefed on the reports. "You consider it in terms of its reliability", Kelly said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:15

We will not be stopped by Trump. I know many of you share my disappointment with the White House's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement . Speaking to European business leaders alongside Li, Juncker said EU-China ties are underpinned by "a rules-based global system". It says the agreement is a "cornerstone in the cooperation between our countries" and that they believe it offers "substantial economic opportunities".

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:58

The White House signaled withdrawal was likely, but Trump has been known to change his mind at the last minute on such major decisions. The White House said the US will stop contributing to the United Nations Green Climate Fund and will stop reporting carbon data as required by the Paris accord, although domestic regulations require that reporting anyway.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:37

That means if Stanford continues their magical run for Coach Marquess, his career will end for better or worse in the two places he loves more than anything: Stanford or Omaha. Cal State Fullerton however should be on every Stanford baseball fan's mind. He was everything the scouting reports said he was and we just couldn't crack him.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:39

In New York, Cuomo announced he would use executive orders to ensure his state continues to abide by the Paris agreement. Above all, leaders reaffirmed their committed to the terms of the Paris agreement, with or without the United States - something the European Union and China had planned to do no matter the outcome of Trump's Rose Garden press conference .

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:58

She had been kept there for more than two months . Kohlhepp was initially taken into custody after police freed missing Kala Brown, 30, on November 3 from a metal shipping container on Kohlhepp's almost 100-acre property in Woodruff, South Carolina.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:26

There was no immediate word on the severity of the injuries or what may have caused the blast. Eleven were taken to area hospitals, including facilities in Portage and Beaver Dam as well as the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. The good news was that of the two dozen or so Didion employees Ramirez knows, most work day shifts. The records show Didion paid a almost $3,500 fine and the case was closed in September 2013.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:29

One of his requests - asking federal authorities to revoke permits for scheduled alt-right rallies in OR - got pushback from the American Civil Liberties Union and one Republican who suggested using militia groups to offer protection for the rallies.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:39

You'll have a hard time finding Georgia peaches this summer, and an even harder time outside the state. "They did bloom earlier than they should have because of the mild (winter)", said farm manager Drew Echols. "You get to July Fourth, you get to our freestone peaches", Weathers said, "the ones that really make SC people just drool all over when they eat one".

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:00

And he's not alone. The Paris climate deal was signed in 2015 by 194 countries and ratified by 143. Now that he's made a decision to do it, many are voicing their displeasure. Gary Cohn left Goldman to become a White House economic adviser, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin worked at the company for 17 years. Even after starting the event a half-hour late, Trump used the attention commanded by the climate announcement to tout his record on jobs, terrorism and the appointment of Justice ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:04

Authorities are searching for two workers who were listed as missing after the blast. Almost a dozen other employees were taken to area hospitals. None of the workers have been identified. District Administrator Tim Raymond said the decision to close school came straight from the county's emergency management protocol. Nearby highways were closed as a result of the explosion and local schools were closed Thursday, considering the hundreds of homes and businesses that lost power after the ...