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by | June 21, 2017 | 06:42

Asked about the changes, Spicer said Trump had spoken before cameras during an Oval Office meeting with the president of Panama and would later make remarks in front of the media at an event with technology leaders. Plus, Spicer may not end up leaving the White House altogether - or even the press briefing podium at all. Some days, there has been no briefing at all.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:32

Firefighters say the blaze near Brian Head has destroyed one home and damaged another, with many more homes under threat from the fire that's torched almost 1,000 acres. Authorities hoped to have it 10% contained by Sunday. Crews had yet to contain the fire Sunday evening. Now there are eight helicopters , 18 engines , eight crews , and a total of 364 personnel fighting the fire.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:30

I do not believe they have a right to a platform. "We need unity in this country under no ideology and no banner except the Constitution of the United States of America". Through downtown Seattle , hundreds marched banging drums, cymbals, and cowbells with signs saying " Seattle stands with our Muslim neighbors ". The high figure for the counter-rally was roughly 70 people.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:26

More on this as it develops. A list with several names of Congress members written on it was reportedly found with the man suspected of opening fire at a GOP baseball practice on Wednesday, according to several reports. Steve Scalise. Numerous players in the congressional game Thursday night are wearing Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a graduate of the school, as they assemble at Nationals Park in Washington .

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:17

The Latest on congressional efforts to overhaul health insurance (all times EDT): 4:50 p.m. House Republicans have pushed through a bill that seeks to ensure people in the country illegally can not get tax credits to pay their health insurance premiums.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:10

Sekulow responded that Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey does not amount to obstruction of justice, before sparring with Cuomo over leaks to the press. Sekulow acknowledged that he could not be certain that the report was false. "You look at various pieces of information, you see something and say , 'Woah".

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:07

Police say Santiago and Rheaume were arrested Monday after officers found a bag containing the remains. The two were arrested and charged with walking on railroad tracks. Santiago and Rheaume are now charged with removal of a human body and concealment of the death of a child, according to police. But when cops arrived they found it behind 384 Lake Ave.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:48

Barring Americans from stepping foot in North Korea would mark the latest USA step to isolate the furtive, nuclear-armed nation, and protect US citizens who may be allured by the prospect of traveling there. On Monday, after Warmbier's family announced he'd died that afternoon at a Cincinnati hospital, the message that the China-based tour company sent via e-mail to USA TODAY wore a darker and more anguished tone.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:40

The low-priced airline will now fly nonstop to Los Angeles and Raleigh/Durham. Allegiant will offer 166-seat flights twice weekly between the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport and Orlando Sanford International Airport. Almost a decade ago, Allegiant began operations at the Fort Lauderdale airport with 12 routes in November 2007. One way fares to Los Angeles start at $69 and to Raleigh at $39.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:13

He completed 106 of 161 passes for 1,204 yards, 10 touchdowns and three interceptions before his suspension. While at Florida , Grier was suspended by the NCAA in October 2015 for one year for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:14

Buffalo was the only city chosen in NY. Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said the department is anticipating that more cities will be added later in the year. "The preliminary data for the first half of 2016 shows further increases with large cities seeing an average increase in murders of almost 22% compared with the same period the year before".

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:06

The seat was formerly occupied by Republican Mick Mulvaney, who was tapped by President Donald Trump to become the new director of the Office of Management and Budget. Norman, a former state lawmaker who aligns himself with Trump, said during a recent candidate forum that the November presidential election results would work in his favor in his own race.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:02

The statue has been in Orlando since 1911. Other cities in Florida, as well as the nation, have been faced with questions about what to do with Confederate statues in public places. Some, like New Orleans, have chose to remove the statues completely. It's being moved to Greenwood Cemetery, in a special section set aside for Confederate veterans.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:01

According to National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Fisher, temperatures in Death Valley in eastern California and in the town of Needles near the Arizona border are expected to reach a whopping 127 degrees this week. She said she yells at people who walk their dogs without them in the afternoon heat. Weather experts also recommend checking vehicles to make sure pets and children aren't left behind.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:01

The Navy destroyer was operating about 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka, Japan , when it collided with the container ship . USA and Japanese vessels and aircraft have been looking for the missing crew members of the USS Fitzgerald , which crashed with a container ship four times its size in the pre-dawn hours Saturday.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:00

It's that time of year - the time when snakes come out of the woodworks. But as they pulled over, the snake just laid out, practically sunning itself on the truck's hood. A snake stowed away on a man's truck in west Texas this week couldn't make up its mind to leave the vehicle or stay inside. The guys said they aren't sure what kind of snake it was, but after about 20-30 minutes it got exhausted of staring at them and slithered off the truck, amid their "prepubescent screams".

by | June 21, 2017 | 04:46

On Saturday, Judge Steven O'Niell of Norristown, Pennsylvania declared a mistrial in the trial of USA actor Bill Cosby for sexual assault because the jury had become deadlocked, unable to arrive at a unanimous guilty or not guilty verdict.

by | June 21, 2017 | 04:46

Chaudry says the girl's death has prompted her to forbid her 20-year-old daughter from going out in the middle of the night without a parent. He ( Torres ) killed my daughter because she is Muslim. A potential hate crime is one of the possible motives under investigation, the Washington Post reported . "I think it had to do with the way she was dressed and the fact that she's Muslim", Hassanen's mother told the newspaper in a statement.

by | June 21, 2017 | 04:46

Authorities closed a massive stretch of Interstate 10 in southeast Arizona on Monday due to a deadly vehicle pile-up caused at least in part by a dust storm blowing through the area. "It's a topographical area in which the winds come through where there's nothing that can be done to prevent it", State Police spokesman Carl Christiansen said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 04:37

None of the announced changes will take effect until amended regulations are issued by the relevant agencies, which are instructed to initiate the process of amending their rules within 30 days. Only group-organized, people-to-people travel for educational purposes will continue to be authorized. Speaking in Miami, Trump said the rollback of restrictions on travel to Cuba had resulted in "more oppression" by its political regime.

by | June 21, 2017 | 04:19

But as they walked and biked back to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque in Sterling, along a major thoroughfare, a red vehicle approached from behind about 3:40 a.m. The Islamic Association of West Virginia and other local faith leaders are asking West Virginians to "be vigilant of all that is evil" and "promote love", two days after a Muslim teenager was beaten to death in Virginia and a day after an attack against Muslims leaving a mosque in London.

by | June 21, 2017 | 04:10

And Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell just made a procedural move to fast-track the resulting legislation. John Cornyn of Texas said Monday. He was referring to tax-code revisions, another legislative priority Republicans have established for themselves.

by | June 21, 2017 | 04:09

She ultimately died of it. Meanwhile, the report also listed Carrie's cause of death to be sleep apnea - which causes a person to take more pauses and breathe slowly when they sleep - after it was previously believed to be caused by cardiac arrest.

by | June 21, 2017 | 04:00

The seat in play was held by Tom Price , now Trump's Health and Human Services secretary. If Handel holds onto the longtime Republican district, Trump essentially is saying in his tweets that the tax rate cuts, 2010 health law replacement, U.S.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:56

In a matter of seconds, there's a quick succession of moments: Yanez says , " Don't reach for it then"; Castile says, "I'm not pulling it out"; Yanez then says, "Don't pull it out!" twice before removing his weapon from his holster and firing seven shots into the auto.