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Trump asked National Intelligence head Coats to intervene in Comey's Russian Federation probe

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, told CBS that her questions would focus on Trump's assertion that Comey had assured him three times that he was not under investigation. Days after Comey's firing, the Justice Department appointed a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, to oversee the federal investigation.

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Kerry, Gore blast Trump climate exit

Each country also sets voluntary targets for reducing its carbon emissions. Scientists anticipate climate change could push the Earth to risky temperatures much sooner with U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement of withdrawal from the Paris Accord has caused a firestorm at home and led to big companies' revolt, analysts said.

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Preview The 2017 NCAA DI Women's Outdoor Championships With TrackTown LIVE

The triple jump competition is Friday. Isaiah Harris qualifies for the outdoor championships following an indoor season that saw the sophomore grab All-America honors in the 800-meters finishing fourth in a time of 1:47.94. The meet runs from Wednesday through Saturday and can be seen on ESPN 3. He will once again race in the men's 800m, after recording the third-best time in the quarterfinals at the East Preliminaries in Lexington, Ky.

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Buckhorn and Kriseman stand with Paris on Climate Accord

On Sunday morning, President Trump had picked a fight with the mayor on Twitter . Since President Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement twelve states and Puerto Rico have formed the U.S. "America is $20 trillion in debt, millions of citizens are out of work, yet under the Paris Accord millions of USA dollars that ought to be invested right here are going to countries that have taken our factories", said Trump.

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Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

Susan Collins (R-Maine) will vote for the legislation. "The leader would like to do this soon", Senator Orrin Hatch told reporters . Another key Republican also expressed optimism. Ted Cruz of Texas, praise this strategy. Trumpcare is really a tax cut masquerading as a healthcare plan. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), one of a group of Republicans who seem to be in play on health care .

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Experts say Trump tweets hurt ban arguments

Hmmm. Bad Faith. That pretty much sums up the failed Presidency of Donald Trump . "That's like going to an AA meeting and shouting, 'Who wants shots?!'" But wait, because there were more tweets . In a legal system that entertains such an argument, this president doesn't stand much of a chance, tweet or no tweet. Ninety-seven percent (97%) of voters who Strongly Approve of the job the president is doing favor the travel ban.

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White House, allies scramble for ways to counter Comey

It has been reported that Comey plans to talk about conversations in which Trump pressured him to drop his investigation into former national security advisor Mike Flynn, who was sacked for failing to disclose conversations with Russian officials.

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'I will do what is necessary' in wake of London attack

Seven were killed and 48 injured; the wounded included a rookie transit officer stabbed in the face while fighting terrorists with his baton. "No reason to be alarmed", Khan said, describing a more visible presence as "one of things the police and all of us need to do to make sure we are as safe as we possibly can be".

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Alleged Cosby Sex Assault Victim: 'I Wanted It to Stop'

Constand claims Cosby gave her three pills which he convinced her were herbal. "And I said, 'I did not. I said, 'I'm seeing two of you, I'm slurring my words'". When William Morris sought to fire her for violating its policy on dating clients, Johnson filed a workers' compensation lawsuit, alleging Cosby had harassed her, McMonagle said.

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NHL: Nashville coach asks fans to stop tossing catfish on ice

The Penguins need to win more one-on-one battles along the boards while somehow preventing the Predators from using their speed to rush the crease. We had a number of grade A opportunities, a couple of breakaways. In the second period, he denied a point-blank shot by playoff scoring machine Jake Guentzel on the power play and then on a Chris Kunitz breakaway shortly thereafter, making two spectacular saves to keep the score tied in what could end up being the turning point in the series.

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Obama says Paris climate agreement still has a chance

While in Montreal Tuesday for a speaking engagement organized by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, Obama had dinner with Trudeau. During the speech, the former president criticized President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the country from the Paris climate agreement.

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US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy

Jerry Brown has met with Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping in Beijing in a closed door meeting, a rarity the governor called "highly-unusual". "If our national government isn't willing to lead in this area, the states are prepared to step up and lead".

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Pennsylvania lawmakers leery of Trump pulling U.S. from global climate pact

White House sources characterize Trump as about 95 percent decided on pulling out of the deal, and one source says the motivation behind Wednesday's leak to Axios, which first reported the president was definitely backing out of the Paris accord , may be to force the president into making a decision on this once and for all.

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Wall Street, Trump at play in New Jersey governor's race

In her victory speech Tuesday, she contrasted herself with the term-limited governor without mentioning his name and then slammed Murphy's Goldman Sachs career, as his five primary opponents had done. But critics noted that the plan would cost $1.5 billion. Guadagno is vowing to cut taxes using cuts in state government and projected revenue gains.

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Judge will decide fate in Michelle Carter trial

Earlier this week, Carter waived her right to a jury trial and chose instead to have Judge Lawrence Moniz hear the case. I'm just confused. Like you were so ready and determined. According to local media reports, Ms Carter had also texted Mr Roy that his parents would "get over" his suicide. Carter's mother, Lynn Roy , took the stand later in the day, as did a police officer.

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Source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

But Trump has repeatedly interjected himself in law enforcement matters, and never more dramatically than in his private meetings with Comey . According to the Washington Post , Mr Coats discussed the conversation with other officials before deciding that fulfilling Mr Trump's request would be inappropriate.

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Rep. Chris Collins: London Mayor Started Feud With Trump

Jim Himes of CT said on CNN's New Day. Khan and Trump have clashed in the past, with Khan, a human rights lawyer and practicing Muslim, slamming Trump's call for a travel ban, saying that the president has an "ignorant view of Islam". "We're gonna hold fast and we're gonna keep calm and carry on, '" Donald Trump Jr. said in the interview excerpts ABC published Tuesday, though he never specified who exactly had made that argument.

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First Amendment group demands Trump unblock people on Twitter

Trump has another Twitter account, @POTUS, which he inherited from President Barack Obama and is usually reserved for official announcements or links to significant White House events. In the photo, Pope Francis appears uncomfortable during a meeting with Trump at the Vatican last month. The other was Joseph M. Papp (@ joepabike ), who replied to a Trump weekly video address June 3 by writing "Greetings from Pittsburgh, Sir" and "Why didn't you attend your #PittsburghNotParis rally in DC, ...

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London mayor calls for Trump ban after tweetstorm

When pressed about how his proposed ban would affect Mr Khan, he said: "There will always be exceptions". "I'm too busy to respond to his tweets , isn't he busy?" "Honestly I've got better and more important things to focus on", he added.

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Florida State recruiting: Top QB target Justin Fields decommits from Penn State

Fields, the top dual-threat quarterback in the nation according to 247Sports , committed to Penn State back on December 1, 2016, but continued to receive and vast amount of interest from other programs despite his verbal commitment. Florida, Auburn , and Alabama are also pursuing, while Georgia may get more involved. Earlier this week Fields was announced as an Elite 11 finalists that showcases 11 of the nation's top quarterback recruits.

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Trump's first Memorial Day ceremony a triumph of quiet dignity

TRUMP: Brave Americans in every generation have answered the call of duty and won victory for freedom in its hour of need. "Thank you, God bless your families & God bless the United States of America!" President Trump lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia during Memorial Day observances.

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Orlando hit by another gunman on rampage

Banks said they "will continue to champion the cause of 'see something, say something'". The gunman in Monday's fatal shooting spree at an Orlando , Florida , business targeted his victims and had a "negative relationship" with at least one of them, according to law enforcement.

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After execution is postponed 7 times, man to be put to death

During his final statement , Arthur appeared to cry and got choked up as he said he wanted to apologise to his four children and said each of their names. A 1987 conviction was overturned and he was convicted again in 1991. If it does, it will conclude a legal odyssey that quietly became, for death penalty supporters and critics alike, a symbol of the troubles of the USA capital punishment system.

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Despite Reports, Sean Spicer Remains White House Press Secretary

Trump raised the issue again Wednesday, writing that Democrats had "excoriated (former campaign adviser) Carter Page about Russian Federation, don't want him to testify". Lewandowski tells "Fox & Friends" that he wants to help promote Trump's agenda whether he's inside the White House or not. In a post on his Twitter account Wednesday morning, Trump said, "My children, especially my 11-year-old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this".

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As Comey testifies, Trump will address religious conservatives

Ousted FBI director James Comey is set to testify in front of Congress Thursday in a public hearing on his interactions with President Donald Trump and his investigation into whether Russian officials interfered with the election. The intent was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time , Michael Flynn , with Russian military leaders, a person familiar with the discussions told the AP.

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Federal contractor arrested for leaking 'top secret' Russian Federation document

The Trump administration has been railing against leaks to the media. His grievances have contributed to a sometimes tense relationship with the intelligence agencies he oversees. Garrick said investigators found victor had exchanged email with the news outlet using her work computer. "People who are trusted with classified information and pledge to protect it must be held accountable when they violate that obligation", Rosenstein added.

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Baby Dies After Mother Gives Birth In Car Crash

The driver of the Honda Civic was six to nine months pregnant - her baby was delivered on-scene via caesarean section. 'It's never easy coming to these traffic accidents. The boy remains hospitalized with critical injuries, according to Your Central Valley . Family members took to social media to remember Delgado. Trenholm said the Fresno County Sheriff's Office assisted on-scene.

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Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband

Neither the deputy nor her husband were injured during the altercation, authorities said. The medical examiner's office released Hernandez's cause of death, saying he died from anoxic encephalopathy due to strangulation with chest compression.

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AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team

Trump said the mainstream media was "working hard to sell" the words by Khan, with whom Trump has feuded in the past over the proposed travel ban. Spicer has also made it a habit of saying "The president's tweets speak for themselves ".

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DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students

Merkley asked the same question about discrimination based on religion, and again, DeVos pledged repeatedly that "students that receive federal funds will follow federal law , period", as if saying "period" at the end of her sentence would somehow transform her vapid, disingenuous non-response into a coherent answer to a question being posed directly to her in plain English.

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USA politicians pledge commitment to Paris Agreement following Trump's announcement

Spicer followed up when he took the podium: "I have not had the opportunity to have that discussion", he said, asked about Trump's beliefs on the science behind climate change . Jeff Immelt, chief executive officer of USA conglomerate General Electric (GE.N), tweeted: "Climate change is real". "It was a transfer of wealth from the most powerful economy in the world to other countries around the planet", he said.

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'Travel ban' foes threaten to use Trump tweets against him in court

Trump's pick to head the Civil Division for the Justice Department, then re-tweeted the president admonishingly. Thomas Morgan, an ethics professor at George Washington, also said in an email that the Justice Department's ethical responsibility "is to argue the authority of any president to do what this one did, not to get bogged down in the content of the current president's Twitter posts".

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Grandmother suspected in triple stabbing in Southern California arrested

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California woman arrested Tuesday in the stabbing death of her 18-month-old granddaughter had a lengthy history of mental illness and became distraught late past year when she was separated from her young, special needs son, her relatives said.

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Pentagon chief says North Korea's nuclear pursuits a 'danger'

Mattis said the U.S. commitment to defend longtime allies South Korea and Japan from any North Korean military threat was "ironclad". China has reclaimed thousands of acres of land on reefs in the South China Sea, adding airstrips, lighthouses and port facilities to better project influence over the waterway.

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Man arrested after hiding motor oil and DVDs in trousers

Surveillance video shared by the sheriff's office showed the man waddling out of the store, then back in after being intercepted by the detective. DVDs - one of which was "Lassie: Best Friends Are Forever" down his trousers while detective Ryan watched through his window.


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