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Trump Promises 'Cheaper, Faster and Safer' Air Travel

He argued that moving the system to a private non-profit corporation will help speed up the shift from using land-based radar to using more precise GPS tools. So far, a new bill to match Trump's announcement has not been rolled out. The FAA would still have some oversight capacity, but a board made up mostly of representatives of the major airlines would govern this corporation.

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Senate Intel Committee Hearing

Rosenstein would not answer questions Wednesday about Comey's firing. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? The White House and US intelligence community on Wednesday said they backed making permanent a law that allows for the collection of digital communications of foreigners overseas and that pass through USA phone or internet providers, escalating a fight in Congress over privacy and security.

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Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay club

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. "I think we can all learn something, to not judge, to accept people for who they are, no matter what they believe in, or their lifestyle". Toronto is one of many cities taking part in memorial events today for the mass shooting.

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Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/3/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

But the goal was overturned and ruled offside after the first coach's challenge in a Final game. P.K. Subban and Malkin dropped the gloves for a fight after all the scoring. The next shot he faced was Guentzel's goal with 3:17 to play. Murray, meanwhile, is simply doing what he did at this time last year: playing beyond his years.

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Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

And those calls in her telling ended up turning friendly. Constand said that when she later called Cosby to ask why he had given her the pills he replied: "I thought you had an orgasm, didn't you?" She provided that date during a January 18, 2005, interview with cops.

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New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP

The Conservatives are now in discussions about a possible "supply and confidence" deal with the Democratic Unionist Party. DUP MLA William Irwin visited Armagh Show to broadcast the positive message for the nation's farmers, who fear a hard border with the Republic of Ireland.

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Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

Last year, Ananya fared well enough on the bee's written spelling and vocabulary test to make the top 50, but she flubbed a relatively easy word, "multivalent", on stage. Ananya Vinay ended the three-year ties history by lifting the first prize in the spelling bee after she spelt the word " Marocain " and with a better score on the written test defeating runner-up Rohan Rajeev in the marathon.

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Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on flight

Video posted online on June 8, 2017 , shows Carter shaking the hand of every passenger aboard a recent commercial flight from Atlanta to Washington. Sheffield can be heard telling the president, "What a pleasure". One woman even called out "I love you Jimmy Carter! " as netizens joined in to praise the Nobel Prize Laureate.

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Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

She noted that Trump, breaking from the practice of Barack Obama, has declined to issue a proclamation in honor of Pride Month, and that the Trump administration has deleted questions about sexual orientation from planned federal surveys. Perkins said the tributes include paintings, pictures and poems, teddy bears, rainbow flags, a set of prayer beads left by a woman who said she had no money to buy flowers, and the iconic 49 white crosses made by an IL carpenter decorated with eulogies ...

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Hot and humid to start the week, cooler temps on the way

Winds will reduce to 10 miles per hour from the south with temps dipping into the mid 70s by this evening. Any storms that develop in the afternoon may be strong or even severe but more of a hail/wind threat as the tornado threat isn't as high as Tuesday evening.

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GE names John Flannery CEO

John Flannery will take Immelt's place as CEO and Chairman next year, bringing with him a wealth of GE experience from his time running GE Healthcare and GE operations in India, according to Jack Brennan, the independent director of the company's Board of Directors.

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Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

According to preliminary results, nearly half a million votes were cast for statehood, with just 7600 for independence and 6700 to stay the same. The Associated Press reports that only partial results are in but a low turnout and boycott by several opposition parties calls into question the validity of the non-binding vote.

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Defense police expert: Yanez was justified in shooting Castile

It works almost 100 percent of the time-even with clear video evidence-so it's no surprise that the police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile said , " I thought I was going to die ", to explain his actions on that fateful day. Squad-car video of the encounter shows that Yanez replied, "OK, don't reach for it then", Yanez replied. Defense attorneys argued that Castile was under the influence of marijuana at the time of the traffic stop and it affected his responses to the officer's ...

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Trump assails Justice Department court strategy on travel ban

Supreme Court . The courts are slow and political!' Federal appeals courts have struck down the ban, ruling that statements from Trump and other administration officials showed that the order unconstitutionally targeted Muslims. Critics of President Donald Trump's stalled travel ban say he may have undercut the government's defense of the measure when he bashed the Justice Department for asking the Supreme Court to review a "watered-down" version of the ban.

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Intel chiefs: Never felt pressured by Trump, but won't elaborate

But he told a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing today that he can not give specifics because he will not discuss his private conversations with President Trump in an open hearing. 5. Will the White House exercise executive privilege? Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said senators should do so without a sunset provision, but Sen.

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Portland Rally Urges Leaders to Support Paris Climate Agreement

Since Trump's decision, 257 mayors across the country have made pledges similar to Lempert's and have formed a network called Mayors National Climate Action Agenda (MNCAA), according to the statement. Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, where the landmark global climate agreement was agreed in December 2015, said the decision by Donald Trump to pull the US out of the deal was 'a mistake that would have dramatic consequences'.

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Category is 'Resistance': Scenes from Sunday's Pride marches

Catalina Velasquez, president and founder of consulting firm Consult Catalina and a co-chair of the march, called the event "an urgent call to action". That starts, they say, with resisting the Trump administration. "Pride over the past few years has become more celebratory than ever", Ellis added.

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Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

Lottery officials say the earliest that the single winning ticket sold at Marietta Liquor & Deli can be redeemed is Monday. The winning numbers are 20-26-32-38-58 with a Powerball number of 3. The cash prize would be $279.1 million. No one has won the jackpot since April 1, thus the reason for its large size. Both prize amounts would be before taxes are deducted.

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Donald Trump says James Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

Pirro has always been a go-to interviewer for the president and his allies when they need a sympathetic cable news host who will enthusiastically agree with them and not ask any hard questions. During his campaign, Trump often said it was time to "drain the swamp" in Washington of corrupt and self-dealing insiders. Who would ask a man to pledge allegiance under oath? "I would be fine with issuing a subpoena, but that most likely would come from the special counsel's office", Collins told ...

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Fights Break Out During Anti-Shariah Law Rally in St. Paul

An overwhelming majority of Muslims don't want to replace US law with Shariah, and only "radical extremist groups" would call for that, Liyakat Takim, a professor of Islamic students at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, told the Associated Press.

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Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions

Senate Democrats grew increasingly incredulous and visibly frustrated Wednesday with intelligence chiefs testifying at a hearing after Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and NSA Director Adm. But neither Coats nor Rogers addressed that report, which led to some tense moments at the hearing. And that's something he got right into in his very first question with Dan Coats , the national intelligence director.

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Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

Americans Chad Campbell and Luke List trail by one stroke, while South African Charl Schwartzel , who had a share of the halfway lead, regressed with a 74 to fall four strokes off the pace. Jude, which he went on to win. CHAMPIONS: Brandt Jobe shot 6-under 66 to take a share of the lead after the second round of the Principal Charity Classic in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis questionable for Game 6

Carl Hagelin's empty-netter with 14 seconds remaining sealed the deal. The Pittsburgh Penguins became the first team in 19 years to repeat as Stanley Cup champions . He says the packed streets are just part of the fun coming to Nashville . It is why Sullivan believed the Penguins defence looked well rested as it approached Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final.

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San Bernardino rally against Islamic law is one of many across US

Demonstrators gathered to protest against Islamic law take part in a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017 , in NY. At the San Jacinto Battleground in LaPorte protesters rallied against Sharia law , while counter-protesters gathered in support of Muslims.

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House intelligence panel demands any tapes from Trump, memos from Comey

Since Comey's testimon, y a handful of Democratic lawmakers have called for the president to be asked to provide sworn testimony as part of the investigation into his ties with Russian Federation. "I asked him to because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel ", Comey told Sen. "Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey".

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NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Plead NOT GUILTY

Her swift arrest Saturday by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents - even before the document she allegedly stole was posted on news website The Intercept - follows Trump's bitter complaints about leaks from USA probes into Russia's attempt to tilt the 2016 election in his favor.

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President Trump To Mark Memorial Day With Visit To Arlington National Cemetery

Byers was on his third combat tour and, Trump said , ran through smoke and a hail of bullets to rescue an Afghan soldier when he was killed. Bob Dole, who suffered permanently crippling injuries as a member of the 10th Mountain Division in a battle with the German army in Italy in World War II.

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A senior Russian lawmaker dismissed Comey's testimony as a 'big bubble'

Democrats are intent on determining whether Trump's actions amounted to obstruction of justice , while Republicans zeroed in on Comey's admission he assured the president he was not personally an FBI investigation target. He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing.

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Cuomo: NY state will keep Affordable Care Act protections

Between the debate in Washington D.C., around attempts at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and actions at the state level, we can all use some help better understanding the policies being discussed, and how they may potentially impact our health insurance options in 2018 and beyond.

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'Very Cowardly!': Trump Lashes Out at Comey Over Leaks, Questions Their Legality

Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, delivered a scathing indictment of the president on Thursday at a congressional hearing in which he accused Trump of trying to block the investigation into Flynn. Trump tweeted in his first comments since Comey's hearing. Trump: 100 percent. I didn't say under oath. Trump said, "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction.That was an excuse by the Democrats, who lost an election they shouldn't have lost".

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Five killed in Florida workplace shooting

At some point, he encountered an employee, who later told investigators that Neumann pointed a gun at her and told her to get out. Neumann was a U.S. Adams said McIntyre was in a bathroom when she came out and saw someone on the floor. Crouch said Snyder told her he fired Neumann in April over his violent tendencies, and that at the time he feared Neumann would return for revenge.

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Sessions' offer to testify surprises, and concerns, intelligence panel

Trump also said he would "100 percent" be willing to testify under oath that he didn't demand a pledge of personal loyalty from Comey. Comey said Sessions didn't reply to his concerns about one-on-one meetings with President Donald Trump. Feinstein said the Judiciary Committee should investigate. "Some members have publicly stated their intention to focus their questions on issues related to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election , from which I have recused, and ...

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Trump Eager to Rebut Comey Testimony Under Oath

Comey , who was sacked by Trump last month, said he did so in hopes that the memos, which documented what the former director felt was inappropriate contact by the president amid the ongoing investigation, would prompt the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to take over the probe.

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Powerball winner sold at California retailer

For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site , which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games. The estimated prize is based on a victor choosing an annuity, which pays off over 29 years. The year began terribly for the family because Alberre's father was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.

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Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter

Republicans have looked to discredit Comey by calling him a "leaker" because of the way he disseminated the information about Trump. The only way to find out whether recordings exist may be through a request by Robert Mueller , the special counsel looking into the matter.


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