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Author: 0 Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

President Donald Trump is telling his Twitter followers that they are witnessing the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American history". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein talks to an aide on Capitol Hill on Tuesday while testifying before Congress.

Author: 0 Ryan and Pelosi back 'Team Scalise' at congressional baseball ga

You might not realize it, but almost all of Wisconsin's congressional delegation doesn't travel with their own security guards, and they plan to keep it that way - even after a shooting Wednesday, June 14th during a congressional baseball practice in Virginia.

National US student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'
Author: 0 US student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

Kanter said an MRI revealed the extent of the damage to Warmbier's brain. "I'm not confessing, I'm speaking", Fred Warmbier said. Richardson called on North Korean leaders to " Explain why you did not disclose to the United States or to the Swedish government, the state of his ( Warmbier's ) condition and then immediately release the three Americans being held".

National Michigan Health Department Head Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter
Author: 0 Michigan Health Department Head Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

The charges stem from when multiple Flint-area residents died of Legionnaires' disease in the time immediately following the switch from Detroit Water and Sewer Department to the Flint River. Lyon's charges are the most serious offense to date in connection with the Flint water crisis. Wells was charged with obstruction of justice and lying to an investigator.

Author: 0 Reward at $130000 for escaped Georgia inmates

Both face a possible death sentence if they are convicted of murdering the two correctional officers. "I have their blood on my shoes". The pair then carjacked a driver who pulled up behind the bus, and fled in his Honda vehicle down state Highway 16 in Putnam County.

National Trump to ban business with Cuban military: USA source
Author: 0 Trump to ban business with Cuban military: USA source

But now, if US citizens want to travel for any of those exempt reasons, according to the Herald they will have to provide detailed records and plans showing what they will be doing while in Cuba and keep extensive records of all financial transactions within Cuba for five years to make available for the Treasury Department if requested.

National Dennis Rodman back in North Korea; ailing American leaves
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman back in North Korea; ailing American leaves

After a senior State Department official flew to Pyongyang to demand the 22-year-old's release on humanitarian grounds, Warmbier was flown out in a medical evacuation. "This is wrong", David Lee, one of the men who said he studied with Kim, told CNN. Warmbier also said he had been encouraged by the university's "Z Society", which he said he was trying to join.

National New York City deli clerk gets jaw broken in avocado attack
Author: 0 New York City deli clerk gets jaw broken in avocado attack

NY police are looking for the suspect in a weird attack at a deli. They became angry and the 21-year-old clerk tried to kick the two of them out. The employee suffered a laceration and fractures to his face, as well as a broken jaw. The shocking moment two furious customers began hurling fruit at staff members at a NY deli just near Yankee Stadium has been captured on camera.

National Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday
Author: 0 Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday

The jury includes three alternates, but it's not clear who the alternates are. Yanez watched a video of two black men with guns and was told to be on alert for the suspects. Defense attorneys have argued Castile was stoned at the time of the shooting, which happened in the seconds after he informed Yanez that he was carrying a gun.

National Melania moves to White House at last
Author: 0 Melania moves to White House at last

Melania and Barron arrived on Marine Force One along with Melania's parents, Viktor and Amalija Knav , in order to make the move. He will attend St. She was looking for suitable schools for Barron . The couple held hands as they walked across the White House's South Lawn on the warm June evening, the President waving to cameras assembled before guiding his wife into the private residence.

National Lexington Hosts LGBTQ Pride Rally, March
Author: 0 Lexington Hosts LGBTQ Pride Rally, March

Josh Mers is Chair of Lexington Fairness, one of the groups involved in making the rally and a subsequent march happen, "Today is not about protesting". She said that it was important to see people often marginalized within the LGBTQ community, such as immigrants, people of color, and transgender people, working as leaders of the march, and hopes it will help to change transgender and queer narratives "from victimhood to personhood and from surviving to thriving".

National Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
Author: 0 Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Trump says on Twitter , "Totally illegal?" In a press conference in the Rose Garden on Friday , Trump suggested that Comey lied under oath when he told the Senate Intelligence Committee about Trump's Flynn request. Mr Comey said he had hoped releasing the information via the media would prompt the appointment of a special counsel to handle the Russian Federation probe, a ploy that ultimately proved successful.

National Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care
Author: 0 Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

She argued that even though the vote for the Affordable Care Act was partisan, the bill had multiple hearings . McConnell invoked Senate Rule 14 on Wednesday, which puts the AHCA on a fast track in the Senate in the hopes of getting a vote before the July 4 recess , bypassing the committee process and all but squashing any chance of open public debate on the bill.

National Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating
Author: 0 Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

Earlier in his press conference, Trump said he was "happy" with parts of Comey's testimony, including that the former FBI director said he had assured the president he wasn't personally under investigation regarding the Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion by Trump campaign aides.

Author: 0 Comey Will Be Pressed On If Trump Interfered With Russia Probe

Trump could argue that discussions with Comey pertained to national security and had the expectation of privacy. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein also are expected to testify. Trump , in which the president allegedly asked for Comey's loyalty and asked him to drop an investigation into Flynn. At the public hearing, Comey is expected to answer questions that may put pressure on the embattled Trump administration, including describing the ...

National Michelle Carter's Defense Ask Judge To Dismiss Case
Author: 0 Michelle Carter's Defense Ask Judge To Dismiss Case

Carter wrote. Michelle Carter's defense team told a judge Friday she is not criminally responsible for the suicide of Conrad Roy III , who died in 2014 after exchanging text messages with Carter. Another school friend, Alexandra "Lexi" Ebla, testified that about a month after the suicide, Carter texted her about a charity softball tournament she had organized in Roy's honor.

Author: 0 Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

David Ige's office announced Tuesday. "At stake is nothing less than the kind of world we want our children to grow up in". He was joined by mayors from around the state , who also signed an agreement to commit to the goals of the agreement , according to the New York Times .

National Cosby arrives at courthouse for 4th day of trial
Author: 0 Cosby arrives at courthouse for 4th day of trial

Bill Cosby, center, with supporter Joe Torry, left, and publicist Andrew Wyatt, right, arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 8, 2017. Rodman Conare, who now runs a charity in New Jersey, lived in the same Philadelphia condominium complex as Constand in the early 2000s. Assistant District Attorney Kristen Feden argued that Constand had been consistent when describing what actually happened at Cosby's house, even if ...

National Kansas GOP Legislature Overides Governor Brownback's Tax Cut Plan
Author: 0 Kansas GOP Legislature Overides Governor Brownback's Tax Cut Plan

Their new tax hike , which is expected to raise $1.2 billion over two years, undoes the pass-through exemption. "Too much, too fast", Dove said of the increase. A proposal to combine tax legislation with a substantial increase in state aid to K-12 public schools in response to a Kansas Supreme Court ruling also failed.

National Flint Official Resigns After Using Racial Slur to Refer to Residents
Author: 0 Flint Official Resigns After Using Racial Slur to Refer to Residents

The group said Stair had met Lyons, who also is white, and another individual that night, but it is unclear whether Stair knew he was being recorded. Stair is accused of making the comments during a conversation with Chelsea Lyons , who is a Truth Against the Machine reporter and environmental activist, the website reports.

National McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness
Author: 0 McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 USA presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 8, 2017 . "That I had to do something separately to protect the credibility of the investigation, which meant both the FBI and the Justice Department". That's made all the more weird by the fact that, since Election Day (and even going back to the 2016 campaign), McCain has been one of the ...

National Piano-playing bear strikes viral chord at Colorado apartment
Author: 0 Piano-playing bear strikes viral chord at Colorado apartment

Besides that, the bear didn't hesitate to help himself to food from the freezer and caused some minor damage in the unit. Later, Katie Hawley checked her security cameras, which captured the unusual break-in on video. Bear-based puns only make it more brilliant. The key is training humans to bear-proof their homes, said Colorado Parks and Wildlife . The bear then left and is reported to still be roaming the forest outside of the condo.

National When Do Voucher Programs Allow Private Schools to Discriminate Against Students?
Author: 0 When Do Voucher Programs Allow Private Schools to Discriminate Against Students?

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was questioned by Sen. Are you saying that if you have a private school, which generally set their own admission policies, that they will not be allowed under your program to discriminate against LGBTQ students? In February, DeVos joined the President and Attorney General Jeff Sessions by rescinding guidance that provided protection to transgender students at our nation's schools.

Author: 0 Top Intel Officials: Trump Never Pressured Us Regarding Russia Probe

While Democrats have focused on possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, Republicans have focused on leaks about the investigation. "Is that the rule for the President of the United States as well?" The official sources said Trump kept Coats and Pompeo behind after the meeting ended and complained about Comey's handling of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.

National Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout
Author: 0 Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout

Authorities said Wednesday, May 31, 2017, that two bounty hunters and Hutchinson, the fugitive from Minnesota they were tracking, shot each other dead in a hail of bullets that sent customers and employees fleeing for cover at a Texas vehicle dealership.

National Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas

Golovkin and his team have been ready to make the fight for ages but were waiting on Golden Boy and Alvarez to decide the time was right. The highly anticipated PPV blockbuster between unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin & Canelo Alvarez will be held in Las Vegas.

Author: 0 Putin denies having compromising info on Trump

Putin claimed that Russian Federation has a preference in an election but only reacts to the "political direction" that the United States seems to be heading in. "Right now, I think we have representatives from a hundred American companies that have come to Russian Federation", he continued. Putin asked. "Have you all lost your senses?" "I have no idea, I'm telling you quite frankly, I do not know".

Author: 0 Fugitive and bounty hunters die in shootout at Texas auto dealership

The gun fight, between all three of them, happened in front of employees and customers, including children, in the showroom. KSTP has not been able to confirm that it was the U.S. "They were dressed casual, we thought they were plain clothes officers", the dealership owner told reporters a few hours after the shooting. Greenville police say none of their officers or other law enforcement were involved in the shooting.

Author: 0 GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

Most Republicans supported the bill's provisions that would allow states to establish work requirements for Medicaid enrollees and set up high-risk insurance pools for people with health problems. Among independents, only 4 percent said the House GOP bill fulfills all the president's promises, while 79 percent said it delivers on some or none.

Author: 0 'We Have Evidence Here': Bossie Applauds House for Subpoenas on Unmasking

Pelosi says Rep. Devin Nunes should not be issuing subpoenas because he stepped aside from the investigation after being criticized for being too close to the White House . Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger, a House Foreign Relations Committee member, also questioned Nunes' actions in a separate CNN interview.

Author: 0 Counter Protests And Rallys Draw Thousands In Portland

Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, accosted the women in what Portland police called "hate speech toward a variety of ethnicities and religions". What began as a tense exchange of name-calling and profane insults took a turn when counterdemonstrators began throwing glass bottles, bricks and balloons of "foul-smelling liquid" at officers, Portland Police said .

Author: 0 Trump delays move of U.S. embassy in Israel

The praise from Palestinian and Arab leaders and the protest from Israelis showed just how far Trump has shifted from the unwavering support for Israel's policies that he expressed during the 2016 campaign. United States officials asserted that the president made a decision to postpone relocating the embassy. Presidents of both parties have issued waivers on the Jerusalem Embassy Act twice a year since 1998- but Republicans only speak up and criticize the president when the delay is issued ...

National Injuries hurting both teams going into Game 3 of Stanley Cup Finals
Author: 0 Injuries hurting both teams going into Game 3 of Stanley Cup Finals

The Predators are back home . The Nashville Predators will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday in the franchise's first Stanley Cup Final home game . Pens lineup: Nick Bonino took a P.K. Subban howitzer to the ankle in Game Two and was seen here Friday in a walking boot. Rinne had another night to forget, now 0-5 all time in Pittsburgh with a.778 save percentage in the series - which is actually an improvement (!) from where it was on Monday .