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Global Ige signs climate change legislation
Author: 0 Ige signs climate change legislation

What a fitting theme because if we fail to connect with nature and conserve the environment and fight climate change , we can not survive. Georgia's obligations taken through the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change officially comes into play today.

Author: 0 Northern Ireland's DUP wants "sensible Brexit", talks with May to continue

Following more than an hour of talks between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday, May said the discussion had been productive and Foster said she hoped a deal could be done "sooner rather than later". That border will become an external European Union border after Brexit and there have been growing fears that any border controls would have a serious economic impact on both Northern Ireland and the Republic.

Global Would Donald Trump Really Fire Special Counsel?
Author: 0 Would Donald Trump Really Fire Special Counsel?

Donald Jr ., however, clarified it could not have been a direct request but more like the president said he hoped something will happen which is Comey's job to do. With few exceptions, Trump's allies are urging him not to move to dismiss Mueller , which would be both politically and technically complicated.

Author: 0 Dems, GOP join on ballfield as they don't in Congress

The bullet traveled toward his other hip, causing serious damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. Barth also has been released from the hospital. "We've had a very, very divided country for many years and I have a feeling that Steve has made a great sacrifice but there could be some unity being brought to our country".

Global Bill Cosby's Rape Case Ends in Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's Rape Case Ends in Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks

For now, Cosby is free on bail. Jurors focused on the celebrity's statements about obtaining quaaludes, a sedative and once-popular party drug that Cosby said he gave to women with whom he wanted to have sex. It's also expected that the judge from the first case, Steven O'Neill, will preside over the second trial. "They'll take the edge off", Cosby told Constand , according to her testimony.

Author: 0 Reeling from shooting, Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

It's pretty serious . He was visited Wednesday evening by the president and the first lady, and President Trump at the White House today was candid about the seriousness of his injuries. Scalise has received multiple blood transfusions, which can affect clotting, something doctors will monitor closely. The shooter, James Hodgkinson , was a small business owner in IL who defined himself publicly by his firm support of Bernie Sanders' progressive politics - and his hatred of ...

Author: 0 Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation

Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The president didn't clarify what exactly he was referring to in the early morning tweet, however he has frequently described reports about possible ties between members of his campaign and Russian Federation as a " witch hunt ".

Author: 0 A second Australian has been confirmed dead following the London terror attacks

Professor Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer for England, said: "I am deeply saddened to hear that Kirsty Boden has been named as a victim of Saturday's terrorist atrocity". Women place bouquets of flowers on a memorial for victims at London Bridge . She was one of seven people killed and dozens injured after three attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before embarking on a stabbing rampage in the city's popular Borough Market .

Global The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year
Author: 0 The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

He said that's because his staff member who was in a vehicle near the field is typically armed in the representative's home state and would have had a "clear shot at him". "This is not what today is about, but we have too many guns on the street", Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Virginia, said of the shooting in his state. McAuliffe said his advocacy for greater gun control was "not for today's discussion", but he said: "I think we need to do more to protect all of our citizens".

Global Trump seeks return to political polarization in Gulf rift
Author: 0 Trump seeks return to political polarization in Gulf rift

Riyadh, the UAE, Egypt and others severed diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar nearly two weeks ago, accusing Doha of supporting groups, including some backed by Iran, "that aim to destabilise the region". In response to California Representative Dana Rohrabacher's question as to why the USA "gives Pakistan any aid at all" in light of its alleged relationship to groups designated as terrorist organizations by the US government, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Trump ...

Author: 0 Justice Department's Rosenstein assures Congress of special counsel's independence in Russian Federation probe

Then, crucially, he says that according to the special counsel regulations, Mueller "may be fired only for good cause", and that he is "required to put that cause in writing". He said Trump had called him Monday night and the two discussed Gingrich's concerns about the probe. Yet, once Gingrich checked Federal Election Commission reports and saw where Mueller's employees' loyalties lie, he sees one too many red flags.

Global Ohio Congressman played in baseball game to honor Scalise
Author: 0 Ohio Congressman played in baseball game to honor Scalise

Scalise's security detail returned fire, and Hodgkinson was later shot by police and died thereafter. President Trump , who visited Scalise at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday evening, expressed optimism that Scalise would eventually recover.

Author: 0 Knives coming out: Trump fans float idea of firing investigator Mueller

The deputy USA attorney general assured Congress on Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller would have "the full degree of independence" to investigate allegations of Russian Federation interfering in the presidential election. " Mueller is going to have the full degree of independence he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately", Rosenstein said. "With respect to this subject, only the president or his attorneys are authorized to comment", he continued.

Author: 0 LeBron James says he's never played for a super team

Kevin Durant was criticized by many for joining an already-stacked Golden State Warriors team last July but it is hard to question the move after watching how seamlessly he fit in with the NBA's newest super team . Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated in the 2016 Western Conference Finals by the Warriors and he made a decision to join the rival franchise the following season, per UPI.com.

Author: 0 General election: Northern Ireland parties to meet May

The meetings came as time is running out for the parties to reach an agreement on restoring devolved government to Stormont, with the Government set to resume direct rule from Westminster if there is no deal by June 29. "My main concern is the peace process. It isn't certain. It is under stress". Sir John also said there would be electoral consequences for the Tories as the DUP will "ask for money" to be sent to Northern Ireland which would trigger a backlash across the rest of the UK.

Author: 0 Who can fire special counsel Robert Mueller?

The White House, however, said Trump and Ruddy have never discussed the issue. Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled. Jack Goldsmith, a Harvard Law professor who headed the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel during the George W. Bush administration, offered a careful assessment of the consequences of a Mueller firing early Tuesday on the Lawfare blog.

Author: 0 Dems best GOP in annual charity ballgame in wake of shooting rampage

He received multiple units of blood, said Sava, who declined to describe the exact nature of Scalise's internal injuries. Scalise, a congressman from Louisiana who is the No. Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital , but that he is expected to be able to walk and hopefully run after a period of rehabilitation.

Author: 0 Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation

Trump fired Comey on May 9, citing recommendations made to him by Rosenstein. Separately, the apparent expansion of Mueller's investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice, including by firing Comey, has raised the question of whether Rosenstein, as a witness to and participant in the events in 2017 that culminated in that ouster, may have to also recuse himself.

Author: 0 Trump appears to become own 'leaker' with tweet about Russia probe

Mr Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. A source familiar with the Mueller investigation confirmed the report , saying an examination of possible obstruction of justice charges was "unavoidable" given testimony by former FBI director James Comey , although the issue may not become the main focus of the probe.

Author: 0 Trump 'confirms' he's under probe

Rosenstein . The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, has reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating U.S President Donald Trump for a possible obstruction of justice as part of the widening probe. Feinstein added, "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office". In recent weeks, there has been a lot of reporting that Trump has grown frustrated that there is a " Russia cloud" hovering over his ...

Global UK government attempt stalled by Northern Ireland
Author: 0 UK government attempt stalled by Northern Ireland

Mrs May needs the support of the DUP's ten MPs to give her a majority in Parliament. The Prime Minister will hold separate talks at Downing Street on Thursday afternoon with the leaders of Sinn Féin, the Ulster Unionists, the SDLP and Alliance Party to dispel their fears that the anticipated parliamentary deal between the Tories and the DUP will undermine the peace process.

Author: 0 Trump Lawyer Won't Rule Out President Firing Mueller

The official, who would not detail what the two discussed during the interview, said it took place on May 16. Ruddy told PBS that he was concerned about conflicts of interest Mueller might have, revealing that Trump interviewed Mueller for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director position just one day before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named him as the special counsel.

Author: 0 Twitter Briefly Suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar Rift

He said that there has been continuous attempt to jam the twitter account. The other Arab powers accuse Qatar of supporting Islamist militants, which it denies , and some of them have criticised Al Jazeera as a terrorist mouthpiece and an agent of interference in their affairs.

Author: 0 Official Talks on Brexit to Start Monday

Instead, she found out that the British people are exhausted of empty slogans and that they don't believe she is the right person to lead the United Kingdom through the complex Brexit negotiations. "I can't negotiate with myself", Barnier, the EU's Brexit negotiator, told European newspapers including The Financial Times. "However, discussing about the amount of money, here there will be flexibility", he added.

Global Doctors: Scalise arrived at hospital in 'imminent risk of death'
Author: 0 Doctors: Scalise arrived at hospital in 'imminent risk of death'

Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington . Open discussion of threats against lawmakers follows Wednesday's shooting of congressman Steve Scalise at a Virginia baseball field.

Author: 0 Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn also visited the site, telling community leaders "the truth has to come out". "How many children died?" O'Neil said :"It's very rare that I have seen installed in residential accommodation non-combustible insulation material".

Author: 0 Congressman at shooting scene made 'frantic' phone call to his wife

He said Republicans were on the field, shortly before the gunman began shooting at them. President Donald Trump tweeted late Thursday afternoon. Lucee Laursen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, interning in the capital for a nonprofit, said, "It's showing that we might have differences in political spheres but we come together for a good cause".

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling

President Donald Trump made a surprising comment about the possible investigation into obstruction of justice for firing former FBI Director James Comey . Rosenstein could be fired after the former's tirade apparently against the latter on Twitter, according to the Washington Post . The order by the general counsel for his transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of Russia's government.

Author: 0 Trump pal says president is 'considering' firing Robert Mueller

Can Trump's lawyer match Mueller's choices from the highest levels of the Department of Justice? Under Justice Department rules, Mr Trump would have to order Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein to rescind department regulations protecting a special counsel from being fired for no good reason, and then to fire Mr Mueller.

Author: 0 UK PM Thersa May and DUP have largely agreed support deal

Ms May has been subject to mounting pressure to soften her approach on Brexit , after her decision to call an election to obtain a mandate for her vision of Brexit backfired. "The parliamentary arithmetic is such that we are going to have to work with everyone", he said. Guy Verhofstadt , a European lawmaker, said on Twitter that it's time the United Kingdom answers five key questions before negotiations begin next week.

Author: 0 Britain should stress jobs, prosperity in Brexit talks - Hammond

Her spokesman said Britain would not change its stance on Brexit, though May told her lawmakers she would seek a broader consensus in the party on her approach. The negotiations are scheduled to last approximately 18 months, from June to November 2018, a short period of time given the number of subjects that will need to be covered as the United Kingdom breaks free of the EU.

Author: 0 Southern Baptist Convention Votes To Condemn White Supremacy

There is only one race, the human race. A resolution condemning white supremacy and the growing white nationalist alt-right movement was initially rejected at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting this week, raising outrage from black members of the faith.

Author: 0 US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash

Numerous details of the nighttime collision remain unknown. Nippon Yusen said all of the ACX Crystal's 20-member Filipino crew members were safe. The Philippine ship is 29,060 tons and is 222.6 meters (730 feet) long, the coast guard said.

Author: 0 Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

The annual Congressional Baseball Game pits Republicans against Democrats, but this year the focus has turned to showing unity in the wake of the shooting . Sue Hodgkinson said she was married to James Hodgkinson for almost 30 years, but they have not been together since March, when he moved to Washington , D.C.

Author: 0 World Ireland Elects 38-Year Old Gay Man As Prime Minister

Now colleagues are pinning their hopes of an unprecedented third term on the straight talking Varadkar, who they believe can widen their appeal in elections that may be triggered as soon as next year. Mr Varadkar, 38, from Castleknock, is gay. He returns now to the Dail to select his Cabinet - and begin the process of leading the country. Kenny was the longest standing Fine Gael taoiseach .

Global Philando Castile Protesters Face-Off Police on St Paul Freeway
Author: 0 Philando Castile Protesters Face-Off Police on St Paul Freeway

Officer Jeronimo Yanez , who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop a year ago has been found not guilty on all three charges by a jury consisting of 10 white people and two blacks. " God help America ", Reynolds said in a statement Friday. The officer testified that Castile was ignoring his commands not to pull out the gun and he feared for his life.

Author: 0 US, Japan search for seven missing sailors after ship crash

It is not clear what caused the collision between the destroyer and the container ship four times its size. The 7th Fleet commander, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, thanked the Japanese Coast guard in a post on the fleet's Facebook page, adding: "We are committed to ensuring the safe return of the ship to port in Yokosuka".

Author: 0 Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

His book " The Art of the Deal " is having a comeback. New financial disclosure forms provide insight into where and how Donald Trump has reaped profits since he launched his bid for the presidency. The release comes amid an investigation into allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. The report shows Trump resigned from more than 500 positions, many of them a day before his inauguration as president.

Global Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot
Author: 0 Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

The Democrats won the game, 11-2, behind pitcher Cedric Richmond, a close friend of Scalise's from Louisiana. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stood side by side to shout: "Let's play ball!" and the crowd chanted "U-S-A!" The FBI and the Alexandria Police Department said in a joint statement Thursday that federal authorities had examined the rifle and handgun recovered from ...

Global Around 58 per cent turnout in Shimla MC polls
Author: 0 Around 58 per cent turnout in Shimla MC polls

Fourth independent victor Rajesh Kumar is a BJP rebel and he is likely to extend support to the party to help it get a simple majority. The poll percentage was over 57.86 till 1730 hrs as polling was continue in one or two polling both which was delayed due to technical snags.Voting began on a tiresome note, with below five per cent polling in the first hour and it rose to 15 per cent by 1000 hrs.

Global Secret Service doesn't have Trump tapes
Author: 0 Secret Service doesn't have Trump tapes

The Wall Street Journal filed a Freedom of Information Act request May 15 asking for recordings or transcripts made within the White House since Trump assumed the presidency January 20. Mr. Trump was alluding to conversations that Comey wrote about in a memo released following his termination, alleging the president had pressured him to drop the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 Majority Of Americans Think Trump Meddled In Russia Probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether anyone on Trump's campaign, or associated with it, with him or any of his businesses, may have had any illegal dealings with Russian officials or others with ties to the Kremlin, said one USA official familiar with the rough outlines of the probe and who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Author: 0 Protests erupt over London fire response

At least 30 people were killed in Wednesday's inferno at the Grenfell Tower , while dozens of others are missing. "My thoughts and prayers are with those families who have lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower fire and the many people who are still critically ill in hospital", she said .

Author: 0 Trump calls reports of obstruction probe a 'witch hunt'

On Thursday Trump derided a " witch hunt " against him, led by some "very bad" people. It was unclear if Trump was referencing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or Special Counsel Robert Mueller . ABC said Rosenstein told Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand she would have authority over the probe if he were to step aside. The transition official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss post-election decisions publicly.

Global Woman hangs by her teeth over Niagara Falls!
Author: 0 Woman hangs by her teeth over Niagara Falls!

After she landed, Wallenda said the stunt "felt awesome". Before lifting from the rooftop of the casino's parking garage at around 8:30 a.m., Wallenda, her husband and members of their team said a traditional prayer for a safe return. The "Iron Jaw" hold was once a staple of Nik's grandparents act - his grandfather would ride a bicycle on a tight rope while his grandmother would dangle below, biting down on a folded leather belt.

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