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California defying President Trump on Paris Accord and immigration

McKenna also said that all G7 members except the U.S. - France , Germany, Italy, Japan , the United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union - inked a statement at the meeting that expressed their joint commitment to the "swift and effective implementation of the Paris agreement ".

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Trump announces first wave of US attorney nominations - FOX10 News

Before Jones Day, Herdman served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Cleveland. Brian J. Kuester is the nominee for the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. Herdman was also District Assistant Attorney in New York City from 2001 to 2005, and an associate at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, LLP. All 93 US Attorney positions are now unfilled as they either resigned shortly after President Trump's inauguration or were dismissed.

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Meriden American Legion post retires thousands of flags

I like to tell people I consider the flag to be the fabric of our nation. The American Legion adopted an official Ceremony for Disposal of Unserviceable Flags in 1937, calling it a "dignified tribute to the USA flag and to its symbolism".

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Orlando nightclub shooting: Half-staff flags, bells to mark one-year anniversary

The ceremony was one of four remembrance services that were planned. "It can't be something that our community only talks about when we mark the time since Pulse". "The best thing that came out of this is we stood together", Adam said. "I called him mini Manny because he was cute, full of life, always happy", Timi said.

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Boy, 5, dies after being left in Arkansas day care vehicle

According to Ascent's homepage, the daycare "provides quality outpatient and day treatment services to children and their families that are in need of mental health or developmental care". He had been going to Ascent since he was 1 year old. The temperature in West Memphis on Monday reached 91 degrees and police said the inside of the van could have gotten up to 130 degrees.

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Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar

President Donald Trump made clear over time he wanted Comey to be loyal to the president, not to the law or the Bureau; that loyalty meant curtailing the Russian Federation investigation; the investigation went forward unimpeded; Comey is loyal to the law and the Bureau, not to the president; Trump fired Comey; Trump himself said the dismissal was over the Russian Federation investigation.

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Trump is allegedly 'weighing' firing special prosecutor in Russian Federation probe

Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Rosenstein confirmed that he believes he has authority over Mueller's hiring and potential firing, and that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has forfeited that authority due to his recusal. Trump previously criticized Mueller's appointment as " the single greatest witch of a politician " in the history of the United States in tweet last month.

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Arkansas police officer slain; search ongoing for suspect

Newport police told Jonesboro television station KAIT that a person was in custody, and that more information will be released Tuesday morning. "May Newport Police Lt. Patrick Weatherford, 41, died shortly afterward at an area hospital. Weatherford was a 15-year veteran of the Newport police force and graduated from the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA, in 2016.

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Shooting leaves officer, robbery suspect wounded in Virginia

Both were hospitalized - the officer in good condition, the suspect in serious condition, according to the release. He said the chase ended outside a movie theater when the officer was about to apprehend one of the men and was shot. As officers tried to detain them, one of the suspects shot an officer. Hampton Police Division said the shooting happened near the AMC Theatre tweeted that people should not come to the area.

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How and When to Watch Jeff Session's Testimony on Trump & Russia

Sessions is skipping a separate hearing on Tuesday on the Justice Department's budget and sending his deputy for the session that will be open to the public. " My sense was the attorney general knew he shouldn't be leaving , which is why he was lingering", Comey said last week . He has acknowledged two meetings past year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergei Kislyak.

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Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

In a memo to the President, Zinke says he has produced at "45-day interim report " on the national monument - as is requested in the executive order Trump signed in April - and will issue a "more detailed final report " later this year.

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Louisiana rated 48th among states in Kids Count rankings

Casey Foundation . KIDS COUNT Data Book evaluates four measures of childhood well-being including family and community, economic, education and health. "We know that there's a lot of great research out there that says that housing vouchers really are one of the keys to helping children out of poverty".

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Trump Travel Ban Dealt Another Blow, Faces High Court Next

Circuit Court of Appeals said the president violated U.S. immigration law by discriminating against people based on their nationality and by failing to demonstrate that their entry into the country would hurt American interests. It said the Trump administration failed to show that people, including refugees, coming from mainly Muslim nations would be detrimental to USA interests.

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Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

In the closing, McMonagle also sought to dismiss Cosby's attempts to pay Constand's tutition not as an attempt to buy her silence for a criminal act but a way to avoid a confrontation with his longtime wife, Camille. Authorities had declined to charge Cosby when she first came forward in 2005. Cosby testified in 2005 as part of her lawsuit, eventually settling the case for an undisclosed sum.

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Actions must follow China's words on North Korea, US defence secretary says

On Thursday, Chinese-state media said the country is " gravely concerned " over reports about the new THAAD launchers, adding that the measure "will severely damage China's security interests and undermine the regional strategic balance." .

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Jeff Sessions moves forward with his regressive drug war

Sessions stepped aside in March from the federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice past year with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. Republicans have pressed Trump to say whether he has tapes of private conversations with Comey and provide them to Congress if he does - or possibly face a subpoena.

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Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

Tuesday, before the Senate Intelligence Committee about matters linked to the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Senators on that committee are expected to question Sessions about his meetings with Russians - a topic that has come under increased scrutiny amid investigations into Russian meddling in the US presidential election.

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Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has warned that Russian Federation and China are challenging America's military dominance with technological advances, "placing the global order under assault". The North Korean threat appeared to be in response to a series of tweets Trump sent out earlier this year, such as this one doubting the ability of the regime of' Kim Jong-un to develop nuclear weapons.

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Graves Votes to Repeal Dodd-Frank, End Era of Big Bank Bailouts

Ryan said in a rare floor speech before the vote. Republican supporters of the bill claim Dodd-Frank stifles small business and the domestic economy with too much regulation. President Donald Trump had said he wants to do "a big number" on Dodd-Frank, and the House vote marks progress toward that goal. The bill would eliminate numerous provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that tightened rules on banks in an effort to ward off another financial crisis.

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GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump

Trump also indirectly accused Comey of perjury when he adamantly denied the fired FBI director's claim that the President asked him to end the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , a close Trump confidante.

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Attorneys general hope to force Trump financial disclosures

Although the lawsuit marks the first time a state or municipality has sued the President for emoluments violations, DC-based watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), brought a similar action in April.

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Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

The White House was quick to dismiss Ruddy's comments. Ruddy later confirmed the comment to CNN . Ruddy, who has consistently said he speaks for himself, told "PBS NewsHour" host Judy Woodruff that he had spoken with Trump last week.

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United States appellate court again rules against Trump's travel ban

Yesterday the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the ban in travel from six predominantly Muslim countries violated immigration law by discriminating on the basis of nationality and that the administration failed to make its case that such a ban was critical to national security.

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CNN fires Kathy Griffin from show following Donald Trump 'beheading' stunt

Cooper had previously denounced Griffin's stunt. Kathy Griffin was just fired by CNN for a photo of her holding a bloody, beheaded image of Donald Trump . Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., called on sponsors of Griffin, including CNN , to condemn the comedian. Griffin later apologized . In a video posted on Instagram, she said she "went way too far".

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Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

Spokesman Sean Spicer said Monday that Queen Elizabeth II had invited the president and "we look forward to scheduling that trip". Spicer told reporters Monday that it "depends on the scope of the questions" and said it was "premature" to say.

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10 things you need to know about the Microsoft Xbox One X

The PS4 Pro runs a few games in native 4K, but most titles instead utilise an extremely clever type of upscaling to get 4K-like images from games running at slightly lower resolutions. Xbox chief Phil Spencer said the goal of Xbox One X was to deliver a device that would "empower developers, delight gamers and deliver true hardware and technical innovation".

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Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

Comey would not say whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice, but added it would be up to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is now investigating the Russian Federation allegations, "to sort that out". Earlier on Friday, Trump took to Twitter to declare "total and complete vindication " in response to Comey's testimony . "I'm going to tell you, I didn't say that".

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Tornado rips through barn as series of severe storms slam Wyoming

Folks in Wyoming had to deal with a series of tornadoes on Monday, as the storms left behind destruction and a bunch of folks who now have to rebuild. Winds reportedly overturned tractors, took out a shed and damaged a house. There were no reports of injuries. The storms have even affected neighboring Nebraska.

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Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

The Secret Service has handled recording systems within the White House for previous presidents. The newspaper noted that it doesn't exclude the possibility of recordings created by another entity. "You may be the first president in history to go down because you can't stop inappropriately talking about an investigation that if you just were quiet, would clear you", Graham said on CBS.

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Rosenstein Says He Won't Fire Special Counsel Unless There's Good Cause

His comments came just days after explosive comments by ousted FBI director James Comey to the same committee, suggesting that Trump sought to interfere with the investigation. They are also certainly going to be interested his involvement in the firing of Comey. On Monday morning former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who has fashioned himself as an expert on all things Trump, tweeted a shot across the independent counsel's bow.

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Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday

Rodman has been called on to defend his travels in the past, saying in an interview with CNN in 2014 they would help " open the door" to the reclusive state and describing the North Korean leader as his " friend for life ". This is his first since U.S. President Donald Trump took office. But it's possible that Trump is changing tactics. But Mr Trump has also described Mr Kim as a " madman with nuclear weapons" who could not be let on the loose.

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NBC executive defends Megyn Kelly interview with Alex Jones

Jones also declared 9/11 an inside job and the Aurora shooting in Colorado another staged " false flag ", and he was one of the biggest pushers of the so-called " Pizzagate " theory, which accused a Washington, D.C., pizza parlor called Comet Ping Pong of running a hidden child sex-abuse ring that involved Hillary Clinton's campaign staffers.

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Cosby's chief accuser denies romance before alleged assault

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown , Pa., Wednesday, June 7, 2017. "In my head, I was trying to get my hands to move or my legs to move, but I was frozen", Constand said, according to The Associated Press .

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Four lines of possible questions for Attorney General Sessions

On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, Bharara said "no one knows right now whether there is a provable case of obstruction" of justice. He said at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. In light of reports regarding Mr. Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these ...

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What's next in the legal fight over the travel ban

The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals helps keep the travel ban blocked and deals Trump a second big legal defeat on the policy in less than three weeks. The 4th Circuit's ruling took that question head-on, agreeing that the ban officially disfavored Islam - as evidenced by Trump's campaign statements calling for a "total and complete shutdown" on Muslims entering the USA - and was thus unconstitutional.


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