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by | June 03, 2017 | 17:18

Spanier was given four to 12 months - two to be served in jail, the rest under house arrest. Sandusky is appealing his sentence, and Spanier said he also planned to appeal. Prosecutors say former Penn State President Graham Spanier was a "failure as a leader when it matter most", when university administrators failed to act on a 2001 sex abuse allegation against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

by | June 03, 2017 | 17:00

President Donald Trump today urged Arab leaders to purge their societies of "foot soldiers of evil" in a speech that put the burden on the region to "drive out" terrorism. Trump made nearly no mention of Israel, his next stop on the tour Monday, leaving it off a list of countries fighting terror. The President would often criticize his predecessor, Barack Obama , and his political opponent, Hillary Clinton, for not using the term.

by | June 03, 2017 | 16:57

According to an article in the MIT Technology Review , Donald Trump and his team quoted figures from an earlier MIT study which was done a year before the Paris Climate Agreement was signed and therefore could not factor in the emission pledges of all the signatories to the accord.

by | June 03, 2017 | 16:57

Modi said India is giving an importance to next generation infrastructure and it was an area in which India wanted to work extensively with Germany. "California's trade balance with China is no more a subject of discussion than the German trade balance with the US should be", a recently published Economics Ministry document says.

by | June 03, 2017 | 16:34

The three leaders also called the climate agreement "a cornerstone in the cooperation between our countries, for effectively and timely tackling climate change ". Trump peddled dozens of wildly disproved falsehoods in justifying exiting the agreement, which prompted swift backlash from the worldwide community; diplomats; Trump's own Secretary of State , Rex Tillerson; and major U.S.

by | June 03, 2017 | 15:39

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova urged the Moldovan authorities to come up with a single stance on the issue, adding that the move has been a subject of "a heated internal political debate" among Moldovan officials. The FBI is now investigating possible ties between Trump's team and Moscow , and alleged Russian meddling in the November election. "Someone needs to give you a pill or something!" Kelly moderated Friday's panel, which also included Austrian Chancellor ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 16:20

The question has yet to be answered by anyone in the administration, even as aides and others appear on television and hold briefings to explain Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement - despite protests from members of his own administration, environmental experts, corporate titans and fellow foreign leaders.

by | June 03, 2017 | 16:13

Fletcher said that he is deeply grateful for the support he and the families of the two other men have received. "The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable. Fletcher was wounded and days later delivered this message. I'm writing to you today, Memorial Day, to share my heart after losing my son . "You hear me? Die", before he was taken back to jail.

by | June 03, 2017 | 16:33

Senate Republicans have mostly panned the House health-care measure, stressing that they are writing their own distinct bill . The House tax package would cost only about a third of the Senate's $1 billion-plus in tax breaks through mid-2019.

by | June 03, 2017 | 14:54

In a fierce rejoinder from across the globe, leaders of other nations and scientists pointed to jobs that could be created in green technology and the edge China could be given as a result. is involved, but he has stopped short of signaling that India will fill the gap in leadership on climate issues or make up for the extra emissions to now be emitted by the US.

by | June 03, 2017 | 15:08

Each had been convicted on child endangerment charges. Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno , who was sacked in the aftermath of Sandusky's 2011 indictment and died of lung cancer months later, testified he thought McQueary witnessed something sexual, and he urged McQueary to report the incident to Curley.

by | June 03, 2017 | 15:04

Now the intrigue and possible collusion with the Russians has reached even deeper inside the Trump administration to his son-in-law Jared Kushner . As much as the president would do the nation and world a service by telling any and all investigators to push ahead and push ahead rapidly to put the entire " Russia matter" to rest, that is not likely to happen.

by | June 03, 2017 | 15:24

And as soon as the suspect, Jeremy Christian , entered the courtroom, he began shouting. Once behind the glass barriers of the defendants' area, he declared: "Death to the enemies of America. Christian shouted during his arraignment. "He was a attractive man, that's what I want people to know". Detective Michele Michaels said in a probable cause affidavit made public Tuesday that the videos had audio of Christian spewing racial and religious epithets during the attack.

by | June 03, 2017 | 14:10

According to the CNN , a source described the information as financial in nature and said the discussion centered on whether the Russians had leverage over Mr Trump's inner circle. The White House dismissed the story as "false", based on anonymous sources. Golf journalist James Dodson also claimed recently that Trump's son Eric once told him that his father's golf business did not rely on American banks for funding because "we have all the funding we need out of Russian Federation".

by | June 03, 2017 | 14:33

The House Intelligence Committee issued seven subpoenas today, as separate House and Senate investigations involving the 2016 US presidential election accelerate and expand in scope. On that trip to deliver a speech at a banquet marking RT's 10th anniversary, Flynn sat at a table with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The other, Flynn Intel Group LLC, was used to accept money from Mr Flynn's paid speeches.

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:39

The World Meteorological Organization sought to quantify Trump's decision, estimating that U.S. withdrawal from the emissions-cutting accord could add 0.3°C to global temperatures by the end of the century in a worst-case scenario. "The Paris agreement provides the right global framework for protecting the prosperity and security of future generations, while keeping energy affordable and secure for our citizens and businesses", said a document published on the official Downing Street website.

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:39

Forty-nine percent had a favorable view of the ACA, compared to 31 percent who had a favorable view of the Republican AHCA. Half of Democrats (51 percent) said the Senate shouldn't pass the bill at all. The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points for the full sample. Among the more popular provisions in the American Health Care Act are requiring non-disabled adults on Medicaid to work and providing federal funding to cover those with pre-existing conditions in ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 14:49

Trump arrives after spending two days in Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites, having brokered the arms contract and business deals with Saudi officials while also trying to strengthen relations with several other Arab nations. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, who said he first heard about the Women Entrepreneurs Fund when it was pitched to him by Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said the program will only expand.

by | June 03, 2017 | 14:29

A pair of sunglasses, clothes and blood smears on the cement were visible several hours after the violent fight. "During that time, it turned into a physical altercation". The police homicide unit is investigating the death, which occurred around 2 a.m. on June 2. 'At least four Hispanic men were thrown on the ground in front of our room, I watched out for the people for about an hour, asking them questions and [the police] ended up handcuffing them'.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:38

China , now the world's largest polluter, has emerged as Europe's unlikely partner in this and other areas - underlining Trump's isolation on many issues. Meanwhile, European Council President Donald Tusk termed President Trump's decision "a big mistake". Its goal is to reduce global emissions and prevent global temperatures from rising.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:32

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that a 3-year-old could have hacked the US election and that his country was not responsible. "Your girl that is 3 years old can perpetrate such an attack", Putin said . Russian Federation is also open to resolve the problems of global strategic development, whose solution can only be possible through joint efforts, he said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:11

The detentions underscore concerns that Trump family businesses could be receiving special treatment as Beijing hopes to curry favor with the USA president. Long Shan, a spokeswoman for the Huajian Group, said in an email to AP "we are shocked" by the allegations. In January, Liu Shiyuan, then spokesman for the Huajian Group, told AP the company makes 10,000 to 20,000 pairs of shoes a year for Ivanka Trump's brand - a fraction of the 20 million pairs the company produces a year.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:57

Petersburg in which Putin joked that Kelly's "underage daughter" could have been responsible for the hacking . He stressed that many Russians are fighting with terrorist militants in Syria . "IP addresses - they can be invented, you know?" The West has slapped economic sanctions on Moscow , while Russian Federation has responded with its own punitive measures.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:54

Thursday night the Trump administration's Justice Department requested the Supreme Court hear its appeal of an appellate court's decision to uphold a U.S. The court has not ruled yet on this case, but it rejected the administration's arguments during its first try at the ban. The Trump Administration late Thursday appealed the ban of its travel ban to the Supreme Court .

by | June 03, 2017 | 13:35

AUSTIN, Texas May 22 The Texas House of Representatives is expected to give formal approval on Monday to a bill that would restrict bathroom access for transgender students in public schools, a measure that critics say promotes discrimination against such children.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:16

The newspaper cited anonymous US officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications. Nothing to show collusion but more and more contacts between his staff and Russian Federation have emerged. Trump alluded to this prospect , which has been raised by the White House Counsel, in his speech. But in evaluating whether to stay in the deal, Trump has the right to take it seriously.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:43

President Trump tells the New York Times he has "total confidence" in his son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Asked about reports that U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a clandestine communication channel with Russian Federation before the president took office, U.S.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:38

Tillerson wasn't the only Cabinet member to skip the Rose Garden ceremony where Trump announced his decision, but his absence was perhaps the most glaring. They both appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends". White House advisers point to Trump's decision to renegotiate, rather than scrap, the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico as a sign that the president isn't recoiling from all of America's commitments.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:27

The Russian president praised Trump as "a straightforward person, a frank person" and noted that while some see Trump's lack of political background as a disadvantage, he sees it as beneficial because "he has a fresh set of eyes". Our ambassador met someone. He said the deal required countries to modernise their industry, something likely to cost big business billions of dollars and incur job losses, an eventuality he said had to be properly planned for.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:00

Trump in his speech called Hamas a terror group, leading to this response from the group that controls Gaza: "The depiction of Hamas as a terror organization by Trump makes clear the American bias on behalf of the occupation, and is aligned with the enemy's policies".

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:02

The back-and-forth in the Trump Administration over whether to stay part of the Paris agreement has triggered an outpouring of opinion and lobbying, perhaps most of all from corporate America, which has strongly supported the accord. Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would certainly anger global allies that spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:10

The pair, 33-year-old Gabriel Bernal and 54-year-old Fidel Garcia, tracked their fugitive, Ramon Michael Hutchinson, also known as Raymond, to Greenville. Several questioned Garcia and Bernal's decision to confront their suspect in a crowded workplace. "We thought they were plain-clothed officers". An employee was also with two customers in the office right next to them, but none of them were hurt.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:02

At a Wednesday briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer refused to answer a reporter's questions about developments in the probe, saying all such inquiries must be directed to Trump's outside counsel. The TV network credited an unidentified source, which has not been confirmed by Global News, adding that Comey's Senate Intelligence Committee testimony could come as early as next week.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:13

Nearly half of the public, 49 percent , holds favorable views of the Affordable Care Act , while 42 percent have negative views, which are among the law's most positive ratings tracked in polls by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation in the years since the law's passage.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:50

No ages were given. OSHA investigators are investigating the latest fire. Almost a dozen workers were taken to hospitals following the explosion and fire, which also leveled parts of the plant. The water violations concerned pollution from Didion's nearby ethanol operation. Brunker called the violation "ancient history". Grain storage and processing can be hazardous.