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by | June 09, 2017 | 22:21

The event is not anti-gay but more of a protest against labels, with organizers saying, "We insist on celebrating who we are and the subversion of non-binary identities". "Tel Aviv Pride Parade is not just a celebration, but also an important declaration of support". Tel Aviv is touted as one of the gay friendliest cities in the world, and the city's Pride Week is a major draw for global tourists.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:04

Labour's increase in seats from 229 to 261 - with one seat still undecided - confounded expectations that his left-wing views made him electorally toxic. European Union officials say time is very tight to negotiate such a divorce and have been concerned at May's threats to prefer "no deal" to a "bad deal".

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:28

Comey added an element of intrigue to the hearings when he said he knew of a "variety of reasons " why Attorney General Jeff Sessions' involvement in the Russian Federation investigation would be problematic but that he couldn't discuss those reasons "in an open setting".

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:57

The hearing - arguably the most highly anticipated since Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spent 11 hours past year addressing questions before the House Select Committee on Benghazi - became a major spectacle in Washington and acorss the country.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:04

Later in the day, Comey's opening statement for his Thursday appearance before the committee was released, dominating news coverage. It includes detailed descriptions of meetings and phone conversations between Trump and Comey. Taylor also said she wasn't sure how much of a factor Trump will be in the 2018 gubernatorial race. Roger Stone, a longtime Trump political ally, acknowledged in a phone interview that recent events appear to show that the president increasingly is doing his ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:44

Read this Augusta Chronicle story . If convicted, she faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. The report said that Russian cyberattacks targeted more than 100 election officials in the weeks leading up to last year's election.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:41

In a formal address twenty minutes later, Trump hit the same note, telling his audience during a marina speech that was billed as an infrastructure address: 'American lives and livelihoods depend on our action together. Some experts do not expect the proposal to be approved by the upper chamber, particularly in view of its assessment by the Congressional Budget Office - which said the new plan doesn't add much coverage than the first two failed versions of the AHCA did.

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:37

If Comey's testimony is investigated and he is found to have intentionally lied under oath, he might face perjury charges which can land him in federal prison for a term of up to five years, according to Criminal Law . The morning message was Trump's first comment - aside from a statement from his personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz - regarding Comey's stunning Thursday testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:58

Curved widescreen monitors are all the thing these days, and Samsung has just upped the stakes with a mega 49-inch wide HDR model aimed primarily at gamers. The CHG90 is an ultra-wide 49-inch display, meanwhile there is also the CHG70, which comes in 16:9 17-inch and 32-inch options. It also promises "deeper blacks, brighter whites, and more vivid colors".

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:25

News reports have said Trump sought to pressure Comey to back off his investigation of Flynn, who was sacked in February after he misled White House officials about his communications with Russian officials, including Moscow's ambassador in Washington.

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:58

Demand for sustainable investing isn't likely to drop because the momentum on climate change action is "unstoppable", My-Linh Ngo, head of ESG investment risk at BlueBay Asset Management , tells the publication. "As someone who cares deeply about our environment , I can not in good conscience support a deal which punishes the United States", he said. Commit to a target of 100% renewable energy, without delay.

by | June 09, 2017 | 19:10

The latest launch is thought to have featured anti-ship cruise missiles that would not present a direct threat to the Japanese mainland. The latest firing, however, does not violate the UN Security Council's resolutions against the North, as those resolutions only ban ballistic missile launches, reported South Korean news agency Yonhap .

by | June 09, 2017 | 18:53

Trump, who did not post on his Twitter account as Comey appeared before the Senate intelligence committee Thursday, sent a tweet at daybreak Friday. For example, Trump told NBC after Comey's firing that the two met for dinner at Comey's request. Alexei Pushkov, chairman of the information policy committee at the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, dismissed Comey's testimony as a "big bubble", adding that it "will not help Trump's adversaries to start impeachment proceedings".

by | June 09, 2017 | 18:55

In riveting detail, Mr. Comey this week has revealed conversations with Mr. Trump that include the President saying he hoped Mr. Comey could let go of the FBI's investigation of a former national security adviser. "I think Mueller is going to be very deliberative and careful before he reaches that conclusion; it is a high standard". However, Comey would not say whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice.

by | June 09, 2017 | 18:25

He also wants to guarantee indefinite stay to millions of European Union citizens already in the United Kingdom, while May wants to link their future to that off British nationals in European Union countries. The Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, did much better than most forecasters predicted, and has 261 seats at last count. In a note to clients, UBS wrote that a breakdown in talks was now more likely and would make it harder to reach a trade deal: "A tighter political balance could make ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 18:13

The Conservatives and Labour both made gains in Scotland. That result would confound those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electorally toxic. The news follows Ms May's statement in which she said it is her party's responsibility to now try and ensure the country's stability ahead of brexit talks.

by | June 09, 2017 | 17:42

NBC News reports, ( http://nbcnews.to/2r1qc3w ) President Trump's tweets have played a major role in his presidency by "offering a window into his thinking, sometimes at the expense of his administration's own messaging". Pollsters also asked Americans if they believed Trump's tweeting was a good thing or a bad thing, with a growing number of voters saying it's bad. The findings, which echo those of an April survey of millennials, came as the president faced pushback over his tweeting from ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 17:42

But the president had misconstrued Khan's original statement which was to tell citizens not to be alarmed by an extra police presence across the next few days. "And guess what, he's been proven right about it, every time". He added yesterday: "The mayor is focused on dealing with Saturday's horrific and cowardly attack and working with the police, the emergency services and the Government to keep London safe".

by | June 09, 2017 | 19:03

Also it could be hinting at a weird name for the Xbox console, the Xbox Ten S or Xbox One Zero S. But that's probably a reach. But especially now, where both consoles are well into middle age, Microsoft and Sony have prioritized other features and launches ahead of backward compatibility support.

by | June 09, 2017 | 18:17

On top of that, I felt like I had very good command. Cheslor Cuthbert , Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain all had their way with him, putting the Royals up 3-1 by the bottom of the 3rd and taking his fastball to task. We'll see how he feels when he holds a bat. "Tonight wasn't his night". The Rock Falls native gave up seven runs and nine hits in 3 2/3 innings of work in his second career Major League Baseball start, but got a no decision after the Royals rallied for a 9-7 win.

by | June 09, 2017 | 17:48

Yet, less than a month after taking office as Attorney-General, Mr Sessions found himself at the centre of controversy following reports that he had failed to disclose during his confirmation hearings two conversations he had past year with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

by | June 09, 2017 | 18:18

The information in question is a classified report on alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election which includes technical details on apparent attempts to hack election officials in the United States and a voting-machine firm, reports Reuters, citing two unnamed officials close to the investigation.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:42

The all-male historically Black college welcomed Taggart in April to replace ousted President John Wilson. A statement from the college said of Taggart: "He leaves behind a long legacy of compassion, integrity and devotion". Interim President Taggart's contributions within and outside of Morehouse College are a reflection of his enormous dedication and commitment to his community.

by | June 09, 2017 | 17:17

James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday . "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", he told senators. In the House, intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes is investigating those claims - at the same time the rest of his panel conducts its Russian Federation probe.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:53

The warehouse was not zoned as a residence and was illegally occupied by artist-residents, who also staged live music and performance events at the space. One of the two exits had even been blocked off completely. Emails and correspondence between tenants and the Ngs showed early knowledge of the haphazard electrical system, and sources told this newspaper that the fire was sparked by an overburdened electrical system.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:48

Mr Comey's account, released ahead of his appearance before the committee yesterday, could show that Mr Trump meant to impede the Flynn investigation, said Mr Michael Gerhardt, a professor of constitutional law at the University of North Carolina School of Law.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:53

The leader of Spain's. President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont , center, attends a meeting at the Generalitat Palace in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, June 9, 2017 . "But the referendum will not be held", she said. Puigdemont has said he remains open to dialogue with Madrid but that the vote is nonnegotiable. However, turnout was low and the result was non-binding.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:46

Supporters of the removal say the monument represents slavery, racism, and a toxic time in US history. Failing that, she said the monument would be disassembled and stored indefinitely by the city. I look forward to having a conversation with city leaders about transferring the funds raised from this campaign to help cover the removal costs. Engineers are trying to determine what kind of equipment will be needed, including whether the massive crane in the park on Thursday will be capable ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:52

The final leg of the run is in Richmond of Friday at the University of Richmond. Hasbrouck Heights's 29 officer department came in second past year raising $30,000. In fact, the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey is recognized as a leader in fundraising among the many similar programs nationally and globally, and past year raised more than $3.7 million for the athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey.

by | June 09, 2017 | 16:12

South Florida and Tulane travel to Koch Arena. ECU returns three starters for the upcoming season: senior B.J. Tyson, junior Kentrell Barkley and sophomore Jeremy Sheppard. With multiple games against USF and Temple, the second and third best teams in the AAC, the Huskies will maximize whatever value they can from the conference slate.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:25

I didn't do it myself for a variety of reasons, but I asked him to because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel. The White House and Trump's lawyers expressed vindication at some parts of Comey's testimony and lashed out at others.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:17

President Trump's private attorney incorrectly described the timeline of reporting while criticizing former FBI Director James Comey's congressional testimony Thursday. The paper then lists three takeaways from the testimony: "Trump lied about Flynn obstruction try", "Trump lied by calling Russian Federation case a hoax" and "Trump lied about why I was sacked".

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:09

Press Secretary Sean Spicer says the president's use of Twitter gives him the best way to push his agenda to the American people. A majority of people who voted for President Donald Trump want someone in the White House to get the boot (and, no, we're not talking impeachment, although plenty of people want that as well).

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:43

Comey said he took that as directive to drop the investigation. Here's how Thursday hurts Trump: Comey said one of Trump's complaints to him was that the Russian Federation probe, though not focused on the president, constituted "a cloud" impairing his ability to pursue his political agenda.

by | June 09, 2017 | 15:32

Republicans criticize the Dodd-Frank regulations as the primary driver for anemic economic growth in the US and for enshrining too-big-to-fail, which they say paves the way for future taxpayer bailouts of the country's biggest banks. Changes to Dodd-Frank will also need approval from posts in the Fed, FDIC, and Comptroller of the Currency, however, CNN reported , and many of those posts have not been filled.