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by | June 13, 2017 | 08:05

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' letter on Saturday (June 10) offering to testify before the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday (June 13) caught members of the panel by surprise, and senators are concerned he's trying to avoid testifying publicly, a source familiar with the situation says.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:55

Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected extremists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, officials said. Urging the U.S. administration to revise its approach to the deal, repeatedly decried by Trump as the " worst deal ever negotiated ", the top Iranian diplomat argued that in the long run the U.S.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:45

She says he wasn't married and had no children but loved to play with kids during family gatherings. She says she's devastated. The company has been storing, milling and transporting corn products for more than 40 years. As the entire Cambria community grieves, dozens of people like Cathy Ramirez, a waitress at Two White Doves Family Restaurant, have stepped up to help those in need.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:37

Leaders of the state's hospitals gathered in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday for the Iowa Hospital Association's Summer Leadership Forum, with a handful speaking to reporters about their concerns during a news conference. Regardless of the specifics of Senate version of the AHCA, we can not afford to sit idly by and hope ideological squabbles amongst Republicans doom the bill.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:31

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announcement that he would testify before Senate Russia investigators caught everyone - including the intelligence committee - by surprise. Schuner said: "If there aren't tapes, he should let that be known". "There is an opportunity to look at the law with respect to obstruction of justice, to hold a hearing, and also to have those relevant people come before the Judiciary Committee".

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:24

The president said the two families were "giving voice to the millions and millions and millions of Americans who are going through turmoil", according to a pool report. As Trump flew to OH aboard Air Force One, cable networks aired live coverage of the testimony of Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael S.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:22

Currently, the law dictates that children of a USA father must live in the country for a longer period of time than those born to a US mother before being granted citizenship. Here, she observed, the more favorable treatment for unmarried US -citizen mothers rested on the idea that an unmarried mother was "the child's natural and sole guardian".

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:46

That, President Donald Trump said, was chief among his reasons for withdrawing the USA from the Paris climate agreement .It seems Pittsburghers did not get the message. Carlos Fuller, global and regional liaison at the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center (CCCCC), explained that despite Trump's announcement, the USA can not officially submit their letter of withdrawal until 2019, and the withdrawal will not become effective until 2020, when the United States will be gearing up for ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:37

Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions said in the letter. "There's an unpredictability. He projects an instability", Feinstein said. -Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said he would take Trump up on his offer to testify under oath about his conversations with Comey, inviting the president to testify before the Senate.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:33

Former FBI director #James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday regarding Russian hacking in the USA presidential election. Bharara stopped short of saying whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice in his conversations and subsequent firing of Comey. "To this day, I have no idea why I was sacked", said Bharara, who stressed he was not alleging a direct connection between his refusal to speak to Trump by telephone and his subsequent dismissal.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:35

Two tickets with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, were also sold and are worth more than $322,000 each. Menifee is a city of 89,000 people southeast of Los Angeles. Lottery officials said the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Monday. The homes today are part of Menifee, population 89,000, but those living in Sun City still proudly call the community by its original name, Blais said.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:26

Another key Republican also expressed optimism. After a lengthy correspondence with a nearby aide, Hatch said that there would likely not be another hearing but that McCaskill and her colleagues had been "invited" to give their input on the bill .

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:22

The commissioning was scheduled in Galveston , TX, with Dr. Jill Biden , wife of former Vice President Joseph Biden, serving as the ship's sponsor. Remarks also were given by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:19

Roughly 100 marches and rallies were planned across the US, from Portland, Maine, and Boston to Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu. "The very first march was in memory of Stonewall", he said. David Bruinooge, founder of the Equality March for Unity and Pride , said in a press release the marches would "give voice to our concerns, and support, uplift, and bring attention to those in our communities who are targeted due to immigration status, ethnicity, religion, skin color, gender, and ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:19

Here's something Mr Trump's hubris seems to blind him to: there are principled people within the non-partisan institutions of executive government who hold their allegiance to America's democratic legal principles higher than any personal, even self-interested regard for this or that president or political party.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:09

According to AP, the shooting started after Neumann slipped in the back door of the factory, which is larger than two football fields. Police were called at around 8 a.m.by a woman who ran from the awning business, saying the gunman had told her to leave.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:57

Comey, who was sacked by Trump last month, has said that the President asked him to let go of the investigation into Trump's former US National Security Michael Flynn who is facing scrutiny for his contact with the Russian Federation administration.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:57

This, however, will stay below the advisory level of 105 and above. Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 2am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. The high will be around 90. Wind will calm down to between 5 and 10 miles per hour. Tuesday Night - Clear, with a low around 36. South wind 5 to 9 miles per hour.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:51

And though Hawaii is the first to take legal action, states and counties across the country have vowed to contribute their share toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and fighting climate change through a coalition called We Are Still In .

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:53

The anti Sharia demonstrators did the same, holding their signs and delivering their message on loudspeakers. In Seattle , about 75 anti-sharia protesters were outnumbered by counter-protesters at a rally that was moved from Portland, Oregon.

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:52

Trump tweeted in his first comments since Comey's hearing. Two days after Comey was sacked, The New York Times reported on a January conversation - allegedly sourced from those Comey told about the encounter - in which Comey claimed Trump asked him for his loyalty.

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:48

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, which have cut ties with Qatar, announced via state media on Sunday the creation of hotlines to help families with Qatari members. The countries also issued a list of 59 individuals and 12 charity groups in Qatar they accused of being linked to terrorism. An anonymous Qatari official was quoted earlier as saying by Reuters that his country is in talks with "Turkey and Iran and other countries" about securing food and water supplies to stave ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:45

Karl: Oh, absolutely.Trump: Remember how nice you used to be before I ran. The ceremony took place in Washington, where the Romanian President is ending his five-day visit to the USA with a meeting with president Donald Trump, scheduled for June 9 .

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:09

The deputy has been placed on administrative leave but no one has been charged in the incident. Attorney Jack Carroll said the video was turned over to him by a concerned citizen. The deputy is seen on the video holding Hernandez down as her husband continues to hold him in a choke hold. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said her office is committed to a "fair, evidence-based process".

by | June 09, 2017 | 18:53

North Korea has launched a salvo of surface-to-ship missiles from its east coast, which flew 200km before dropping into the sea, the South Korean military said. Kim has now conducted four missile tests since Moon was elected last month, complicating the new president's ambitions to engage with Pyongyang. The country already fired 16 missiles in 2017, The launch came only a day after South Korea's Moon Jae-in delayed the deployment of a US missile defense system.