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Author: 0 Kevin Durant expects to remain with Golden State Warriors

The Warriors enjoying their championship win, June 12. Oakland officials expect the crowd size could top 2 million this time , and the streets and public transit is sure to be packed with gold and blue. And forward David West made it clear Trump went against his belief system . Additionally, the Warriors got double-digit scoring efforts from shooting guard Stephen Curry (34 points), shooting guard Klay Thompson (11), power forward Draymond Green (10) and reserve forward Andre ...

Author: 0 Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets

President Donald Trump is still fuming about being investigated for obstruction of justice by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , but former Whitewater special prosecutor Ken Starr has a warning for him: You fire Mueller at your own peril.

Author: 0 Donald Trump is under pressure and it doesn't look good

Quoting officials, the newspaper said one event of interest to Mueller is an exchange on March 22, when Coats told associates that Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey to get him to back off the focus on Trump's former national security advisor Mike Flynn as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the Russian Federation affair.

Author: 0 Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

However, Sava added that Scalise's condition had stabilized over the past two days, saying "an excellent recovery is a good possibility". Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice.

Author: 0 President Trump Slams Report of Obstruction of Justice Probe

Trump continued on Twitter that people "are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history" - a claim he has made in the past. Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week and described writing the memos as well as their contents. In the letter announcing his former FBI director's termination last month, President Donald Trump went out of his way to thank James Comey for telling him "on three separate occasions" that he was not under ...

Global Liverpool Announce Further Pre-Season Friendlies
Author: 0 Liverpool Announce Further Pre-Season Friendlies

He was restricted to cup roles and appearances for the Under-23s since returning to fitness in January 2017, but has been told he is involved in plans for next season. Given the increased schedule Liverpool are set to face, Gomez could be required to supplement the likes of Joel Matip , Dejan Lovren and Ragnar Klavan .

Author: 0 Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5

The commander-in-chief said, "By playing tonight we are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy". In the end, the Democrats defeated the Republicans 11-2, but Pennsylvania congressman Mike Doyle, the manager of the Dems' team, handed the trophy off to Texas representative and GOP team manager Joe Barton .

Global Gillespie wins Virginia Republican nomination
Author: 0 Gillespie wins Virginia Republican nomination

She was anxious that Stewart would doom the GOP's chances in November if he won the nomination . Despite the call, Gillespie never did so, citing Ronald Reagan's apocryphal eleventh commandment to not attack fellow Republicans, and congratulated him and fellow challenger State Senator Tom Wagner on a hard-fought campaign.

Author: 0 Trump blasts Mueller obstruction probe on Twitter

While Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general, has not said what exactly prompted him to appoint Mueller, his decision came after The New York Times published details about an Oval Office meeting Comey had with the president in February.

Author: 0 Opening of Parliament delayed amid deal talks

She lost her majority and now needs to broker a deal with the DUP. Arlene Foster , the head of the small Northern Irish political party in talks to support Theresa May's minority government, said on Friday she wanted a "sensible Brexit " that would work for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Global Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

Still, the USA government must be "walking and chewing gum at the same time" to sustain cooperation with Beijing on North Korea , said Carl Thayer, Southeast Asia-specialized emeritus professor of politics at The University of New South Wales in Australia.

Author: 0 About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

Afghan analyst Andrew Wilder at the U.S. Institute of Peace said it was unclear whether sending an additional 4,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan would be effective in turning back the insurgency. The Taliban were driven from the country's major population centers and a new government led by Hamid Karzai was installed with US support. That decision, however, stalled amid the administration's Afghan review and a push for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to contribute more troops.

Author: 0 Liguori: Fowler Tames Erin Hills With Record-Tying First Round

Matsuyama will be the top-ranked player at Erin Hills over the next two days after Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day all failed to make the cut. 10 in the world. He birdied three straight holes while making the turn and tied the record for the lowest score in relation to par for a first round of a U.S.

Author: 0 Philip Hammond: UK must be pragmatic in Brexit talks

The European Commission said the one-day meeting between its chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Brexit Secretary David Davis will take place "as part of the sequenced approach to the talks" set out by the EU, which require progress to be made on withdrawal arrangements before any talks on trade can begin.

Author: 0 Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

Then, Trump said "Let's play ball!" "He's going to be OK". Hodgkinson died of wounds sustained during a firefight with law enforcement. An FBI-led investigation into Hodgkinson (66) was continuing on Thursday. The Capitol's usual partisan combativeness, though not absent, was less pointed than usual, and warm words were exchanged between some lawmakers with starkly opposing political philosophies.

Global Michelle Carter found guilty after texting her boyfriend to kill himself
Author: 0 Michelle Carter found guilty after texting her boyfriend to kill himself

Conrad Roy was found dead in a Fairhaven Kmart parking lot on July 13. Prosecutors also noted that Carter sent a text to a friend from high school about two months after Roy's death, admitting she was to blame. "I'm done", Carter wrote in one text displayed in the courtroom. Roy had tried to kill himself as many as four times previously. First, Conrad Roy is responsible for his death.

Author: 0 US to send almost 4000 troops to Afghanistan

His testimony comes after President Donald Trump authorised him to "manage" USA troop levels in Afghanistan amidst a surge in taliban attacks in the war-ravaged country. "Even Mattis himself has acknowledged that the United States is " not winning " the war against the Taliban , and the administration has not provided any explanation on how sending a few thousand more troops will reverse that course", Miles said.

Author: 0 50%, 40%, 35%: Polls on Trump approval are all over the place

House, known as the American Health Care Act, is even less popular. Nearly one-third of respondents who identify as Republican or independent feel he lacks respect for the democratic institutions of the United States. More than half of the voters said Trump does not have the temperament to serve as president, but that number reflects strong Democratic antipathy to the president.

Author: 0 Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

The move ordered Thursday by the transition's general counsel cast a wide net on documents tied to the Russian Federation investigation as well as inquiries into the activities of Trump associates. After Trump's tweet Friday morning, a person close to the president's legal team told NPR's Scott Horsley that the tweet referred to the Wednesday Washington Post report regarding possible obstruction of justice .

Author: 0 US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Scalise, a Louisiana Republican, is in MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he has had at least two procedures, and "multiple units of blood transfusion", the hospital said. Sue Hodgkinson told reporters outside her IL home Thursday that she was busy with her job and didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, did between January and March.

Author: 0 Almost half of voters opposed to deal between Theresa May and DUP

May's team are holding talks with the 10 lawmakers of the DUP aimed at securing their support for a confidence and supply deal, in which the smaller party will agree to prop up Tories in key parliamentary votes. Meanwhile, May is holding talks on Thursday with other Northern Ireland political parties amid concerns a DUP deal will undermine the Northern Ireland peace process.

Global Alabama's Mo Brooks One of Three Conservatives on Shooter's Hit List
Author: 0 Alabama's Mo Brooks One of Three Conservatives on Shooter's Hit List

Five people were taken to Washington DC-area hospitals and President Donald Trump himself revealed in a national address that Hodgkinson had died. His father said he's OK, and Rep. Williams said that his staffer had already been released from the hospital and would make a full recovery. So according to Sanders, when a insane person goes out and shoots Republicans , it's no one's fault but the shooter's.

Global Wallenda hangs by teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls
Author: 0 Wallenda hangs by teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls

Nik Wallenda watches from above as his wife, Erendira Wallenda , hangs by her teeth while suspended from a helicopter above Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls , N.Y., Thursday, June 15, 2017 . The inherent danger of the spectacle fades as she performs, she said. In the helicopter cockpit with pilot Paul Barth was Wallenda's husband, wire walker Nik Wallenda .

Author: 0 The reasons behind Trump's 'witch hunt' investigation tweets

Comey was sacked by the president on May 9 while he was overseeing the investigation into potential Russian interference into last year's election and potential collusion with the Trump presidential campaign. Trump denied he made that comment to Comey. That said, Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes, a Comey confidante who takes Mueller's investigation exceptionally seriously, has confidence in Brand's independence.

Author: 0 Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, hires his own lawyer in Russian Federation probe

Cohen confirmed Friday to The Washington Post that he has retained Stephen M. Ryan, a Washington-based lawyer from the law firm McDermott, Will & Emery who has experience prosecuting criminal cases as an assistant US attorney. Trump faces multiple investigations into possible collusion between his campaign associates and Russian officials, who are believed to have ordered a massive effort to disrupt the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Trump interviewed Robert Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Now, Trump could order Rosenstein to fire Mueller. Trump supporters also pointed to political donations made by Mueller's special counsel staff to Democrats as one rationale for firing him. "I don't think Trump should do anything but the congressional Republicans ought to look into it", Gingrich said. She said Mr Trump was not able to watch much of Mr Sessions' testimony, but he thought Mr Sessions "did a very good job" and was especially "strong" on denying any collusion between Mr ...

Global Trump says Scalise remains in critical condition a day after Virginia shooting
Author: 0 Trump says Scalise remains in critical condition a day after Virginia shooting

He was transported in shock to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, a Level I Trauma Center. Scalise has received multiple blood transfusions, which can affect clotting, something doctors will monitor closely. After the shooting , Republicans at the practice returned to the U.S. Capitol clad in practice uniforms and described a chaotic scene dodging a hail of bullets.

Author: 0 Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire

Wednesday, surprising many people as they slept. "Tragically now we are not expecting to find anyone else alive", she said. The fire brigade is working with structural engineers to shore up the building so they can safely conduct a "fingertip search" of the entire structure, Ms Cotton [NB Dany Cotton is a WOMAN] said.

Author: 0 Theresa May Warned Over Northern Ireland Unionist Deal, Power Sharing

A Conservative source said this meant the party was "confident" it had enough votes for the programme to be approved, after May suffered a disastrous setback in snap elections a week ago that saw her lose her majority in the 650-seat House of Commons, just ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations with Brussels.

Author: 0 Scalise remains in critical condition, doctors 'encouraged'

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". Sava said that when Scalise arrived at MedStar, he was in "shock" and had an "imminent risk of death". But Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left.

Author: 0 Officials on both sides confirm Brexit talks will start on June 19

After voters rejected that request, the Brexit talks start Monday lacking clarity on what the exact nature of the UK's departure from Europe will be. DAVID Davis and Michel Barnier confirm they will face off for the first round of Brexit talks in Brussels on Monday.

Global Could the White House Invoke Executive Privilege to Block Comey Testimony?
Author: 0 Could the White House Invoke Executive Privilege to Block Comey Testimony?

He is expected to discuss his interactions with Mr. Trump , and reports that - according to a memo Comey wrote - President Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The White House has also denied that the President asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty shortly after he took office. As the Washington Post noted, James Comey's testimony would not be able to reveal details of the Russian Federation investigation but could shed light ...

Global Tapwrit Outlasts Irish War Cry in Belmont
Author: 0 Tapwrit Outlasts Irish War Cry in Belmont

Five of the past nine Belmont winners did just that. He said he felt good about his horse going into the post , and that his horse ran the race accordingly. Tapwrit finished sixth in the Kentucky Derby and skipped the Preakness. Jose Ortiz was on board the 5-1 second favourite - trained by Todd Pletcher - to emulate brother Irad Ortiz Jr, who won the same race past year on Creator .

Author: 0 California defying President Trump on Paris Accord and immigration

A 15-page communique released at the end of the two-day ministerial summit made it clear there was a wide gap on the climate stance between United States and the other six countries, Xinhua news agency reported . In a snipe at the Trump administration, Hendricks" ministry on Friday posted a "fact check' of Trump's speech announcing the US withdrawal from the Paris accord, claiming it contains "blatant fallacies".

Global French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible
Author: 0 French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible

The 20-year old hit three aces and 54 winners to claim her maiden title. "I was trying to enjoy the match and fight for every point", Ostapenko said. "I think she's playing probably similar to my style, so she was my idol". "This one hurts a lot maybe because I realise more what is happening". Halep's status in Romania is huge and she shoulders enormous pressure of expectation from her followers back home.

Global Shivraj ends fast as peace returns in MP
Author: 0 Shivraj ends fast as peace returns in MP

Farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district have been protesting for better prices for their produce and loan waiver . Chouhan will begin his fast from 11 a.m.at the Dussera Maidan where he will hold an open "durbar" for agitating farmers to meet him.

Author: 0 'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

The Louisiana congressman was shot in the hip by a deranged gunman Wednesday morning while practicing for the annual charitable congressional baseball game. He said that "there are hundreds of fragments" of the bullet still in Scalise's body, but that there is more risk associated with finding them than there is benefit of taking them out of him.

Author: 0 Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

Trump received $7 million in royalties from his several bestselling books - including between $100,000 to $1 million from " The Art of the Deal " - and a $84,000 pension from the Screen Actors Guild. president. Documents for those individual loans suggest Trump actually has a minimum of $500 million in debt. In the filing, Trump reported at least $6,255,600 in other assets and income, which includes real estate and growth funds for Barron, checking and savings accounts, stocks, and more.

Global Senator Rand Paul talks about surviving the Congressional shooting
Author: 0 Senator Rand Paul talks about surviving the Congressional shooting

In this photo provided by Ken Branson/MasterMIND Productions, Capitol Police Officer David Bailey in Cary, N.C., August 6, 2016. Scalise - the House Majority Whip - spoke at a rally in 2002 hosted by the European-American Unity and Rights Organization , a white supremacist group founded by former Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard David Duke.

Author: 0 US To Send Nearly 4000 Troops To Afghanistan

In 2009, Obama authorised a surge of 30,000 troops into Afghanistan , bringing the total there to more than 100,000, before drawing down over the rest of his presidency. However, he reportedly supports a plan recommended by the top USA commander in Afghanistan to add between 3,000 to 5,000 more forces. Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee "we are not winning" in Afghanistan , citing an increase in attacks by the Taliban .

Author: 0 Fights, arrests as anti-Sharia groups clash with counterprotesters

Those people, along with thousands of others in cities across the USA, were protesting the law over feats that it might somehow spread across the country. "I don't believe Islam can peacefully coexist with the Constitution, " said Seattle anti-Sharia demonstrator Aaron Bassford, 29. He said the group was not anti-Muslim.

Author: 0 Trump fans want FBI director Mueller axed

Finally, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) got right to it and asked the question on everyone's mind - if Trump ordered Rosenstein to fire Mueller, what would he do? White House press secretary Sean Spicer responded to Ruddy in a statement, saying Ruddy "never spoke to the president regarding this issue".

Author: 0 No sign of DUP limbo ending as Arlene Foster departs

There is a steady dialogue between the two sides that has never stopped at any point. They met for over an hour even as former Conservative Prime Minister Sir John Major opposed any deal with DUP . "No one wants to see the Queen's speech fail - we want to get through that". The initiative restarted on Monday, after breaking for the General Election, but negotiations have again been put on ice on Tuesday as the political focus shifted to Westminster and the anticipated parliamentary ...

Author: 0 GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'

Congressman Steve Scalise , who was supposed to be playing second base for the Republican team, was instead lying in a hospital bed after being critically wounded in the hip. However, the office later released an updated statement referring to MedStar's comments regarding his condition. "The Members of Congress, the staff and the volunteers who were out at practice this morning care deeply about the causes they play to benefit".

Author: 0 Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

Although he didn't name anyone, Trump appeared to be pointing the finger at Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general who began overseeing the Russian Federation investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from it.

Author: 0 Trump details new Cuba policy

Asked why he appears to have a different attitude toward Cuba, an official said that "the president has made clear" that he will call out "repressive regimes in this hemisphere", and fulfill a promise he made previous year on the campaign trail to reverse elements of what he called Obama's "bad deal" with Havana.

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