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by | May 15, 2017 | 07:18

Two days before the election Mr Comey said the emails had been reviewed, and nothing had actually changed - Mrs Clinton should still not face criminal charges. President Donald Trump said Saturday he would act quickly to appoint a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director following his controversial dismissal earlier this week of James Comey - a move that was still reverberating around Washington.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:46

The two leaders met in the White House in Washington to discuss the "advancement of Middle East peace and the strengthening of United States-Palestinian relations". He made the comment at the start of his Oval Office meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS'). "If Israel and the Palestinians are happy, I'm happy with the one they like the best", he said, standing next to Netanyahu.

by | May 15, 2017 | 05:19

The resolution calls on Israel to rescind any "legislative and administrative measures and actions" it has taken to "alter the character and status" of Jerusalem. In December, after the Security Council passed Resolution 2334, Netanyahu ordered $6 million cut from Israel's payment to the UN. Such activities by an occupying power are illegal under worldwide law, said the resolution, which several Arab countries had tabled.

by | May 15, 2017 | 05:20

While Congress would need to officially scrap the law, the order will reduce the likelihood that a religious organisation would be penalised if one of its leaders endorsed a candidate. "After careful review of the order's text we have determined that the order does not meaningfully alter the ability of religious institutions or individuals to intervene in the political process", the statement said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:17

But Sanders offered a "significant contrast" in the briefing room Wednesday, said another White House official who added Spicer's reserve duty "couldn't have come at a worse time for him". The laughs didn't last long. Some have then wondered aloud if the president is instead trying to punish Comey for investigating ties between his campaign and Russian Federation.

by | May 15, 2017 | 05:01

Yet oolling shows that nearly two thirds of United Kingdom adults oppose arms sales to Saudi Arabia, with only 11% supporting them. While the United States never fully determined that Saudis helped fund al-Qaeda operations within Saudi Arabia itself (although the evidence is fairly strong), the US government did find that there's "fertile fundraising ground in Saudi Arabia, where extreme religious views are common".

by | May 15, 2017 | 04:09

Comey was investigating allegations of Trump's campaign aides being in contact with Russian Federation, which the United States intelligence concluded was meddling in the 2016 presidential election to damage Hillary Clinton's chances and tilt the scales in Trump's favour.

by | May 15, 2017 | 01:29

Critics have assailed Mr Trump for abruptly dismissing Mr Comey just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election, and possible Moscow ties to the Trump presidential campaign. Trump told reporters that "we could make a fast decision" because "almost all of them are very well known". Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said Sessions and Rosenstein were involved in the interviews because the Federal Bureau of Investigation director ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 01:06

Trump told NBC he had planned to fire Comey all along, regardless of whether top Justice Department officials recommended the stunning step. Calling Trump's remarks about possible taped conversations "outrageous", Sen. "We work very hard to get you the most accurate and up-to-date information throughout the day", he also said. The potential successors are Andrew McCabe, the acting FBI Director; Alice Fisher, a defence lawyer who used to lead the department's criminal division; Michael ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:58

Australia has provided universal health care to its citizens since 1984, its government system coexisting with private options. In this May 4, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New Yor.

by | May 15, 2017 | 01:22

Describing himself as a very active President, Trump explained that at time it become very hard for his surrogates to explain things with flawless accuracy to reporters at the news conference. On Thursday , Trump told NBC he knew he ran the risk that by firing Comey he would "confuse people" and "lengthen out the investigation" into ties to Russian Federation.

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:00

Instead, mothers embrace their round-the-clock duties while expecting little more in return than unconditional love . How did God make Mothers? These mothers , like Diane Martin, make the decision to share their love with children who are not their own.

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:15

At least a dozen firefighters from the county have gone to help fight the West Mims fire along the Georgia Florida state line. The fire is only 12 percent contained as of this weekend, with more than 530 people working on containment and also controlling structure fires in the area.

by | May 14, 2017 | 23:46

Two innings later, Smith laced a one-out double and Papierski yanked a line drive into the right-field bleachers for his second two-run home run in as many days - this one giving LSU a 5-0 lead on Mize. Lange set the tone for the series with a shutout, Poché was his usual gritty self, suffocating virtually every Auburn rally before it grew legs and Walker rebounded from what has been a bit of a rough stretch to carry a no hitter into the eighth inning.

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:15

President Donald Trump is applauded by Wayne LaPierre (L), executive vice president and CEO of the NRA, during the NRA-ILA's Leadership Forum at the 146th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 28, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. This year's convention is the same celebration of gun rights But this year, the NRA is all but taking credit for putting Trump over the top. Pennsylvania is one of three swing states - including MI and Wisconsin - that proved crucial for Trump's surprise victory ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 23:28

The policy signaled a return to "enforcing the laws that Congress has passed", Sessions said Friday at the Justice Department, characterizing his memo as unique for the leeway it gave prosecutors around the country. "It is widely known that every $1 we spend on mass incarceration makes the country less safe, but Attorney General Sessions has not learned this lesson and is determined to continue the war on drugs with extremely brutal force".

by | May 14, 2017 | 23:01

Then he walked toward a police auto and punched it. Officers that witnessed his actions arrested him and took him to Vanderburgh County Correctional Facility. Lyle, meanwhile, averaged 11.4 points and 4.6 rebounds in 2016-17, a season in which 17-15 (the first sub-20 win season for Matta at Ohio State) and failed to make a postseason tournament.

by | May 14, 2017 | 23:51

A school spokesperson has since told the Associated Press that Gabriel did not tell school officials he was bullied, and that they were not aware of the video recording until after his suicide. "Though the connection between this incident at school and (Taye's) suicide are not clear, the district shared this video with police investigators at the time of the incident".

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:09

But the New York Times hears word that it wasn't testifying that Comey objected to, but rather that he wants his testimony to be open to the public. " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Today, the president tweeted out that he felt, from behind that podium, it's not always possible to present the information with flawless accuracy.

by | May 14, 2017 | 23:32

Ohio Attorney General's Office spokesman Dan Tierney told cleveland.com Saturday that there was a search operation, but would not say whether the search was related to the Rhoden investigation. A newborn baby, another baby and a young child were not harmed. The farm is located off of Ohio State Route 32, approximately 10 miles from the scene of the April 2016 slayings of eight members of the Rhoden family.

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:13

More than 50,000 people attended today's ceremony, breaking Liberty's previous record of 38,000; it is only the second time a sitting president has given the school's graduation speech . On Saturday, officials from the Department of Justice were set to interview several candidates to replace Comey, who served less than half of the 10-year term he began after being nominated by President Obama and overwhelmingly confirmed by the Senate in 2013.

by | May 15, 2017 | 00:11

North Korea carried out a provocative new ballistic missile test early Sunday, sending a projectile to a higher altitude and closer to Russian Federation than any of its recent tests, according to officials. He maintained that Japan is "strongly protesting" the launch. "The DPRK is expected to comply with its global obligations: it must halt these launches and abandon its ballistic missiles programmes in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner", the European Union spokesperson said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:55

His ouster, on Feb 13 after less than four weeks as national security adviser, came after he was shown to have lied to Vice-President Mike Pence about his talks with Mr Kislyak. Comey was astonished by Trump's wiretapping claims and told aides, according to The New York Times, it was "outside the realm of normal" and perhaps "crazy".

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:42

Certainly, everyone wants to get tough on crime. In announcing his policy, Holder said at the time, "With an outsized, unnecessarily large prison population, we need to ensure that incarceration is used to punish, deter, and rehabilitate - not merely to warehouse and forget".

by | May 14, 2017 | 21:54

President Trump promised in his election campaign to withdraw from the 2015 Paris accord, which commits nearly 200 nations to reducing emissions that lead to climate change. And I have sent you no invoices. Top diplomats from the US, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden will meet in Fairbanks in the far-northern US state of Alaska as the US hands over the group's rotating presidency to Finland.

by | May 14, 2017 | 22:04

White nationalist and self proclaimed "alt-right" leader Richard Spencer was on hand, as an assembled crowd of dozens led chants of "you will not replace us", " Russia is our friend ", and "blood and soil". "We are a Welcoming City, but such intolerance is not welcome here", the mayor said. After about 10 minutes, Charlottesville police arrived at the scene following an altercation between protestors.

by | May 14, 2017 | 22:01

Collins, along with fellow Republican Senators Rob Portman, of OH, and Lindsey Graham, of SC, have in recent days spoken out forcefully against parts of the House bill, with Graham saying it "needs to be viewed with suspicion" and Portman asserting that "it does not meet the test of stability" for people who rely on the "safety net" of Medicaid.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:53

Kline, communications director for the District Attorney's Office, said: "President Judge Neifield has ordered the filing of two private criminal complaints as a result of the Amtrak train 188 derailment". A data recorder on board the train revealed that it was traveling at a speed of 106 miles per hour far in violation of the speed zone of 50 miles per hour for that section of track.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:52

Steven Eric Disario, 36, was killed after responding to a shooting in Kirkersville , Ohio , Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said. When the gunman was confronted by Disario, he shot Disario and the two hostages ran off unharmed. Authorities said it appeared the passersby happened upon Hartless, and he took them hostage to remain undetected. Law enforcement vehicles swarmed Kirkersville, Ohio , after the shooting.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:47

That ran counter to previous administration explanations of Comey's dismissal. He insisted anew that Comey had told him directly three separate times that he personally was not under investigation. "I was going to fire him regardless of recommendation". "I have the highest respect for his considerable abilities and his integrity", McCabe added. "And people are trying to figure it out and they have to react to it - or react to him", Rostow said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:36

The DA's office, however, has referred the prosecution to the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, DA spokesman Cameron Kline said in a statement yesterday. He said he was left disoriented or unconscious when something struck his train before it derailed. He had heard through radio traffic that a nearby commuter train had been struck by a rock.

by | May 14, 2017 | 19:06

Police said on Twitter Monday that anarchists destroyed a police auto, damaged numerous windows and property, started fires in the streets and attacked police. The White House did not respond to requests for a response to the May Day demonstrations. A protest and march were also happening in San Francisco at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office.

by | May 14, 2017 | 20:09

Keon Robinson, a 28-year-old registered sex offender, was arrested on charges of attempted rape, robbery, assault and sex abuse. "Give me your money", the man told the victim before fleeing with $40, according to cops. "I heard something like somebody throwing away some garbage". The suspect left behind a trail of blood leading into a nearby building where police found a bloody handprint, police said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 18:25

Sessions said that under the Trump Administration, the Department of Justice (DOJ) would stand behind law enforcement agencies across the U.S. "This policy fully utilizes the tools Congress has given us". Johnson said this mandate may take away from concentrating on serious larger criminals. Sessions allows that in some cases prosecutors might decide to shift from that policy and charge only a lower offense, but that they should "carefully consider whether an exception" to the policy is ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 17:41

Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said he had instructed the country's representative at UNESCO to vote against what he called "the latest politicized resolution on Jerusalem ". March 31 - The White House officially approves Netanyahu's request to build the first new settlement in the Jewish homeland in over 20 years, with the caveat that Israel hold back on additional settlement construction.