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by | June 07, 2017 | 13:24

Wind: E 5-15. High: 80. Our weather will remain a bit unsettled through the period. Drier, cooler air has moved in and will be in place for a few days thanks to winds from the north and northeast. There is still a good chance some of these showers and a few storms make it into central Oklahoma overnight. The rain will be heavy at times. The showers will taper off later tonight .

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:24

In the interview , the Russian president called charges that his country interfered in the 2016 election a "load of nonsense", according to the Washington Post . "Put your finger anywhere on the map of the world, and everywhere you will hear complaints that American officials are interfering in internal electoral processes".

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:14

Republicans have sought to overturn Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature domestic law since it was enacted in 2010. Cassidy said the protections for people with pre-existing conditions were a big factor for him, as well as the slower rollback of the Medicaid expansion, which has helped states like his insure more people nearly entirely on the federal government's dime.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:51

The council now counts among its 47 members Burundi, China, Congo, Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela , all of which have spotty rights records but won seats through its arcane system of regional blocs. On multiple occasions Tuesday, Haley highlighted human rights violations in Venezuela , saying the government is "conducting a campaign of violence and intimidation against unarmed demonstrators, businesses, civil society, and freely elected political ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:02

Read the entire report alleging that the president asked the DNI director to intervene in the FBI's Russian Federation probe via the Post . The United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt earlier this week cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing the Gulf state of supporting and financing "terrorism" as well as interfering in their internal affairs.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:22

Ghost Ship was known as a safe haven for local artists. Curiously, however, no charges were brought against the building's owner, one Chor Nar Siu Ng. Last month, the families added Pacific Gas & Electric to the growing list of 20 defendants, accusing the utility of failing to install separate electrical meters on the Ghost Ship and the buildings next to it as required by the state, and failing to monitor the risky flow of power to the buildings through the single meter that had been ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:14

Officers said they pursued a reckless driver on I-75 that matched the description of the Amber Alert vehicle out of Georgia. The 14-year-old, Skylee Morgan is waiting to be be reunited with her parents. Skylee was last seen in Calhoun, Georgia, about 40 miles south of the Tennessee border. Authorities believe Scherer abducted Skylee. She's believed to be with 21-year-old Emily Paige Sherer who's described as a white female that is 5 " 4' tall, with blue eyes.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:08

She served around 2 years at Patton State Hospital. Police said the suspect is mentally ill. Before police arrived on the scene, Darrington Clark fled. "I was anxious she wasn't taking her meds", she said. Relatives say a Southern California woman suspected of fatally stabbing her 18-month-old granddaughter became distraught late previous year after she was separated from her young son.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:51

US President Donald Trump announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement , in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , US, June 1, 2017. Los Angeles, New York , Chicago and Houston have signed up and, significantly, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto is also a signatory. The margin of error is 5 percent.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:59

ESPN3 will air continuous coverage during each day of competition, while additional broadcasts will be available on ESPNU (June 7 - 4:30-5:30), ESPN2 (June 7 - 5:30-8:00; June 8 - 4:30-8:00) and ESPN (June 9 - 5:30-8:00; June 10 - 3:30-6:00).

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:38

Trump said Thursday that he could not support the deal because it punishes the United States - 'the world's leader in environmental protection, while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters'. The United States, for instance, had agreed to cut greenhouse gases by 26 percent to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. Speaking alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English and Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee, the US secretary of state said his country's reduction in ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:33

Jerry Brown met with Chinese President Xi Jinping . I want to bring to your attention my article just published by Foreign Affairs , "Why Trump Pulled the U.S. Despite quietly hoping that the President would stay in the Paris agreement , he's happily going along with Trump's decision to withdraw. According to monitoring service NK News, Pyongyang has also embraced renewable technologies, particularly hydroelectricity.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:25

Short's blunt comments echo what Republicans in the White House and on Capitol Hill have said in private about the continual drip, drip, drip of controversies coming from the White House. But increasingly the expectation is that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will hold a vote, even if the outcome is that it fails, in order to be able to move on to other issues.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:10

From a lawyers' perspective, Trump is the client from hell - a point made, though not in these words, by Alan Dershowitz and David Rivkin in this New York Times article . Legal experts said that comment could also undermine the government's case that the travel ban is urgently needed, given the government has said the temporary travel restrictions would free up resources to put in place tougher screening protocols.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:06

Griffin, who helped with CNN's New Year's Eve coverage, has apologized, saying that the brief video was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing. During the briefing, Spicer is asked that since that former FBI director James Comey is prepared to testify that President Trump pressured him to drop the investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn , "Did the president engage in obstruction of justice in repeated meetings with James Comey?" White House spokesman Sean ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:43

Another source, who asked not to be named, said Comey does not see it as his role to charge the president or anyone else with obstruction of justice or any other crime. Justice spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores declined to comment on Tuesday. "The president's got a full day on Thursday", Spicer said. No evidence of obstruction, but no assurances to trump that he was not part of the Russian Federation investigation, as the president has asserted.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:39

But Carter's lawyers argue that Roy planned the suicide for years and rejected Carter's advice to get professional help. "Yes, no more thinking", Carter wrote. Unlike many other states, MA does not have a law against encouraging someone to kill themselves. Carter is charged with manslaughter in Conrad Roy's death.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:39

Bush, you know, pushed in this direction", he added. On Thursday, in a White House briefing to explain the decision to pull out of the Paris agreement , officials refused to confirm or deny whether the president believed that global warming was caused by human activity.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:14

Federal courts have stopped it from being enforced. We suppose the good news is that there are more effective security strategies than this temporary travel ban - better vetting, for example, which the ban was supposed to provide time to accomplish - so even if Justice Neil Gorsuch writes the unanimous majority opinion striking it down, Trump won't be out of options.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:04

After an appeals hearing last month, Pitt allowed Johnson to receive financial aid from those schools. At Pitt, Johnson was a two-time ACC All-Academic honoree who earned his degree in just three years. Johnson is still fighting for immediate eligibility. That might put a strain on the relationship between the schools, with Goodman concluding, "The interesting aspect here is that North Carolina coach Williams and Pittsburgh coach Kevin Stallings are close friends".

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:05

The president tweaked the proposed ban policy after the recent terror attack in London , in attempt to take action against ISIS. We have a special relationship and we should work closely with the Americans. Mr. Trump first expressed solidarity with the British people after the London terror attack, before managing to convert the mass murder into a referendum on his favorite subject, Donald J.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:48

Cosby stood up and I stood up, 'cause he said, 'You probably need to relax.' And when I stood up, my legs were not strong and I began to panic a little bit". "I told them [police] the truth", Constand said. 'He said, she said' case? He also placed her hands on his genitals. At the same time, she said, Cosby became more flirtatious and suggestive - grabbing her thigh during one encounter at his home and attempting to unbutton her trousers in another.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:17

The White House pushed back on the report, and denied that Trump asked Comey "to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn". Democrats have accused Trump of firing Comey to upend the FBI's Russian Federation probe, which focused in large part on whether campaign aides coordinated with Moscow to hack Democratic groups during the election.

by | June 07, 2017 | 12:12

Gaudreau, a 24-year-old rookie, only has a chair in the Predators' dressing room, but he now is the second player in National Hockey League history to score his first three career goals in a Stanley Cup final, joining Johnny Harms of the 1944 Chicago Blackhawks.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:55

Barack Obama's appearance on St-Henri's gourmet restaurant strip coincided with a non-rainy night to ensure that people lined up on both sides of the street to catch a glimpse of the former US president, as police and Obama's security detail kept a close watch.

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:10

Cosby frequently invited her to his home for dinner parties and on trips to New York City and Foxwoods Casino in CT. Cosby lawyer Angela Agrusa also pressed Constand on why she stayed in contact with Cosby afterward. Several times during her testimony, Sewell had to stop and gather herself, occasionally crying. The letters that jurors reviewed also could be significant: They were written in 2013 and contained allegations of sexual abuse, years before Stoltzfus convinced her daughters to ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:03

Last week, a group of 30 mayors, three governors, more than 100 businesses, and more than 80 presidents of American universities said they would live up to Paris commitments on their own. "And in particular, for the electric utility industry, that means the Clean Power Plan ", Maassel says. "State leadership has been a consistent and powerful force for progress".

by | June 07, 2017 | 11:07

Mr Trump, who has called climate change a "hoax" on occasion, has reportedly indicated this is still his position to key members of his inner circle. News of President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the United States from a global climate deal has led to a swift and strong reaction from the United Nations.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:56

It is one of the first statewide contests since the 2016 election. Rullo said voters in New Jersey who want to drain the swamp still have a few hours to vote and urged them to pull the drain on eight more years of the Chris Christie administration.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:52

In her final text to Roy , Carter , now 20, wrote: "Did you delete the messages?" But defense lawyers argue the MA woman was struggling with her own mental health issues as a troubled 17-year-old under the influence of anti-depressants and that her messages, regardless of content, were protected free speech.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:54

In the event of a 50-50 vote, Vice President Mike Pence would cast the tiebreaker. John Kennedy said Tuesday that costs are growing out of control and adding more money to Medicaid is "like adding paint to rotten wood". As in the House bill, the Senate is considering a per-person spending limit, known as a per-capita cap. Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, defended the process, saying it fostered comity among Republicans.

by | June 07, 2017 | 10:14

The hearings kick off today when some of America's top national security officials - Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence; Adm. Michael S. "There will no doubt be a tension between people trying to have him draw conclusions and being a fact witness", says this source familiar with Comey's thinking, indicating that it is up to the special counsel to draw legal conclusions after conducting a complete legal inquiry "into the White House side of things and not just a few ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 09:15

Following the London bridge attack , in which 7 people died and more than 40 were injured, Trump called the mayor "pathetic" for his attempts to calm distraught Londoners. "So you think the mayor of London is at fault for what happened?" "I think, again, the president's point is something he said frankly back nearly two years now - a year and a half ago - when the president talked about how we have to be more committed to national security".

by | June 07, 2017 | 09:13

The roots of the back-and-forth sniping date back to December 2015 and an attack in San Bernardino, Calif., in which 14 people were killed by a gun-wielding Muslim husband and wife. White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders at first denied that Trump misinterpreted Khan's "no reason to be alarmed" statement. That issue is before the Supreme Court where the relevant question is its constitutionality.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:51

Murphy beat out five other candidates, including the state Assembly speaker, to win the Democratic primary . Unofficial election returns posted by the online news service NJ Spotlight showed Murphy as the Democratic victor, with 49 percent of his party's vote after 73 percent of results were tabulated.