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by | June 14, 2017 | 06:02

A Justice Department spokeswoman tells NPR that Sessions requested it be public. But the revelations forced Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March, and it is now being handled by a special counsel.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:02

Open tracks that often feature the most penalizing courses and course setups in golf . "Really?" was his response when he was informed about the felling of the fescue. "I do believe having that feel for low putts is very important". "I don't feel like I need a run of events to get back into it", added McIlroy, who has added the Scottish Open to his schedule in between the Irish Open - which his foundation hosts - and the Open at Royal Birkdale.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:59

Joseph Dunford , the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , to field questions from lawmakers on President Donald Trump's proposed military budget for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins October 1. The GOP-led Congress rebuffed the Obama administration's requests to reduce the number of military bases even though senior USA defense officials said there was excess capacity.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:46

President Trump's picking and choosing which parts of James Comey's testimony he says are true, and which are false. Trump: Well, I didn't say that. "We should stop talking about obstruction of justice ", Mr Dershowitz said, linking to an interview he gave to Fox News . "As i used to tell juries, when i talked about a witness, you can't cherry pick it", said Comey in his testimony.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:40

At stake are charges of second-degree manslaughter and two lesser counts of endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her daughter, who were both in the auto when Yanez fired seven rounds at Castile. Yanez then fired seven shots. After the shooting, the video shows Yanez standing at the auto window with his gun drawn for some time. To convict, a jury would have to believe that a veteran police officer simply walked up to a vehicle and shot a man without seeing ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:39

Citi Bike expressed condolences to Hanegby's family in a statement , and says they'll work to make sure their riders are practicing safe bicycling . The Citi Bike network that attracts large numbers of tourists to the bustling NY streets, has 593 stations in the city and 10 more docking stations were drafted for southern Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens on April 5.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:19

News outlets have been speculating that Mueller would be fired after NewsMax Media CEO Chris Ruddy told PBS during an interview Monday that President Donald Trump was "considering" firing the special counsel. On the other side of the aisle, House Speaker Paul Ryan offered some mild criticism of Trump's alleged plan to fire Mueller. "So, I think the best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job".

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:15

The boy, identified as Christopher Gardner, was found unresponsive at 3:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. ET) Monday in the van outside the facility, where he had been delivered at 7:15 a.m. Both the Police Department and the state Department of Human Services are investigating the child's death; the state department is also looking into the history of the day care.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:11

California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Coca-Cola European Partners PLC had a return on equity of 15.29% and a net margin of 6.35%. 102 funds opened positions while 503 raised stakes. It has underperformed by 11.63% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $164.35 million company.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:10

A police officer in northeast Arkansas died in line of duty. "Lt. Weatherford's 15-year career at the Newport Police Department demonstrates his bravery, selflessness and commitment to serving his community", Arkansas Gov. Late Monday night, a procession of law enforcement vehicles escorted the officer's body from Newport to the State Crime Lab in Little Rock. On Tuesday, dive crews could be seen searching a lake near where the shooting took place.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:08

Sherman is not the first Democrat to call for the impeachment of Trump . "And the national interest requires that we do so", Sherman wrote . Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown warned Democrats that pushing for President Donald Trump's impeachment could backfire.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:09

Comey said President Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before Trump asked him in February to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Though the Justice Department maintains that it has fully disclosed the extent of Sessions' foreign contacts a year ago, lawmakers have continued to press him for answers about an April 2016 event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , where both Sessions and ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:07

The numbers for health insurance coverage are improving. That's more than 10 million children. "That's in huge jeopardy right now given what the bill is that the Senate is now debating", Jimenez said. The report went on to reveal that 71 percent of eighth graders are performing below proficiency in math and more than 70 percent of fourth graders are reading below the national average.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:00

In his appearance before the Senate committee, Sessions appeared to contradict a contention Comey made during his hearing. Sources told CNN last week that the attorney general offered to resign after a series of heated exchanges with the President over his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:58

Paulsen used Yanez's own statements to BCA Investigators and other officers on scene to argue that he never saw Castile's hand on a gun. By early afternoon Monday, the prosecution and defense had made their final arguments. Gray was more emphatic in his argument, calling the state's argument "unfair", especially their claim that there is zero evidence Castile was pulling out his gun out of his right pocket.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:57

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is running as a liberal crusader who has the support of national Democrats such as Sens. But then Perriello, a one-term congressman who was swept in with President Obama in 2008 and then promptly swept out two years later in the GOP wave, announced in January he was launching a surprise gubernatorial bid.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:55

Conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin countered, "Actually, I thought it was a devastating day for the president". Comey 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.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:50

Senator Amy Klobuchar , the ranking member of the rules panel, said she spoke with Shelby and he told her he doesn't support stopping reporters from doing their jobs. To whoever is trying to protect Senators - we can fend for ourselves. "The Rules Committee has made no changes to the existing rules governing press coverage on the Senate side of the Capitol complex".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:48

Blunt and plainspoken, Sessions, 70, went from a GOP foot soldier to prosecutor to politician and ultimately one of President Donald Trump's leading champions, sharing his hardline views on national security and immigration. Because laughing at Jeff Sessions can get you up to 6 months in prison in the land of the free and the home of the courageous. Whether executive privilege is invoked "depends on the scope of the questions", White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters Monday.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:46

Ironically, this was to be the turning point of the game for Golden State, who went on a mammoth 21-2 run after LeBron's slam over Durant. Cleveland is a very good, championship level team that ran through the East without a blip, then lost to these Warriors five games.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:42

The Ninth Circuit had already rejected that claim, with respect to an earlier version of the executive order . "How is a court to know if, in fact, it's a Muslim ban in the guise of national security justification?" asked Judge Ronald Gould.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:42

The jury in the Bill Cosby trial was focused Tuesday morning on the entertainer's words in a 2005 deposition in which he acknowledged giving an over-the-counter allergy medication to relax the alleged victim and other prescription pills to women with whom he wanted to engage in sexual encounters.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:36

Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis provide testimony on the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of Defense to members of the Senate Committee on Armed Services during a hearing in Washington , D.C., on Tuesday.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:37

Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said the man, identified as 36-year-old Barry Jones, suffered at least one gunshot wound and was transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon. Anyone who saw the pick-up truck between noon and 12:30 p.m.is asked to contact New Hampshire State Police at 603-223-4381. He said that based on the sound of the shot he believed that it happened outside.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:11

The directors of national intelligence and the National Security Agency say they are in discussions with the White House about whether their conversations with President Donald Trump are protected by executive privilege. "Is that the rule for the President of the United States as well?" Though the Office of the Director of National Intelligence oversees other intelligence agencies, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director operates independently of the director on many matters.