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Global Spicer rips 'malicious' SNL sketches about him while leaving White House
Author: 0 Spicer rips 'malicious' SNL sketches about him while leaving White House

While the former Mike & Molly star seemed like an unusual choice to portray the male White House wingman, McCarthy told talk show host Ellen DeGeneres she thinks she has a strong resemblance to Spicer. Spicer went on to say that his "thick skin" got him through the late-night roasting. "It wasn't amusing, ' Spicer told Hannity of his views on McCarthy's 'Spicey" impression.

Global Trump takes aim at Russian meddling probe with volley of tweets
Author: 0 Trump takes aim at Russian meddling probe with volley of tweets

Sessions would only leave his post if the US President were to fire him, ABC News reported , citing a source familiar with the matter. Current and former U.S. It's obvious at this point that President Trump realizes that his pardoning power might be needed at some point in the near future. Mueller sent what is called "a document preservation request", asking that Team Trump save "any subjects discussed in the course of the June 2016 meeting " and also "any decisions made regarding ...

Global Russian Kislyak told Kremlin he and Sessions talked campaign
Author: 0 Russian Kislyak told Kremlin he and Sessions talked campaign

Mr Trump wrote in one of his 10 messages: "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us". Asked if Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and top adviser, should have his security clearance canceled for initially failing to list on a disclosure form contacts he had with Russians, Clapper said it should be suspended pending a review.

Global Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russians
Author: 0 Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russians

President Donald Trump says that while he has the power to grant pardons, the only crime so far has been leaks against his administration. Those officials said Sessions had substantive discussions with Kislyak about President Trump's policies on issues that could directly affect Russian Federation.

Global Trump Just Confirmed He Has Looked Into His Pardoning Power
Author: 0 Trump Just Confirmed He Has Looked Into His Pardoning Power

The president also in one of his many tweets Saturday morning brought up his power to issue pardons, apparently in the context of the Russian Federation probe. The committee said it had not issued subpoenas for them to appear at Wednesday's hearing but reserved the right to do so. Trump tweeted Saturday morning.

Global Trump decries
Author: 0 Trump decries "fake news" on pardons while slamming leaks

The Justice Department said Sessions stands by his previous assertion that he never had conversations with Russian officials about any type of interference with the election. has faced tough questions from lawmakers about why he agreed to participate. These "leaks" from the "Amazon Washington Post ", as Trump has now dubbed it, are "illegal", he wrote.

Global Kate Middleton's Lilac Dress Is a Stealth Style Hit in Germany
Author: 0 Kate Middleton's Lilac Dress Is a Stealth Style Hit in Germany

Revenge of the screenwriters! This week, Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton , were in Germany for a royal visit along with their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte . They wanted the spoilers but I told them that I could not tell them anything. A bargain for the duke and duchess of Cambridge, openly fans of the saga (they had made this comment last April at the studios of BBC Radio 1) and who have not hesitated to attempt to learn more about the ...

Global Dead, Dozens Hurt After Texas Smuggling Discovery
Author: 0 Dead, Dozens Hurt After Texas Smuggling Discovery

SAPD has an unidentified individual in custody that is believed to be the driver of the semi-truck and will be facing state and federal charges, McManus said. Breaking 248a - 8 people found dead inside a trailer parked outside Walmart in SW San Antonio . Among the dead were two school-age children, and others in their 20s and 30s, he said.

Global Afghanistan: 13 Taliban killed in airstrike
Author: 0 Afghanistan: 13 Taliban killed in airstrike

In the statement, the U.S. offered its condolences to the families of the security forces who were killed. One senior Taliban member, close to Haibatullah's family, said Abdur Rahman had enrolled as a suicide bomber before his father became leader of the Taliban past year and had insisted on continuing after his father took office.

Global Two Israelis Killed in Occupied West Bank
Author: 0 Two Israelis Killed in Occupied West Bank

An Israeli military spokeswoman said security forces "surveyed the house of the assailant in the village of Khobar, searched for weapons and confiscated money used for terror purposes". According to preliminary details from the inquiry into the deadly attack, there was an alert when the fence was being crossed, but it took 14 minutes until the terrorist was shot by a neighbor .

Global Trump says only crime is leaks 'against us'
Author: 0 Trump says only crime is leaks 'against us'

Former President Bush's Department of Homeland Security chief, John Wood, said that while Sessions could continue his job as the attorney general following the president's criticism, he believes the remarks could hinder his work as the head of the department.

Global UAE, Saudi Arabia reject Qatari emir's call for dialog
Author: 0 UAE, Saudi Arabia reject Qatari emir's call for dialog

UAE ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba said via Twitter that "UAE had no role whatsoever in the alleged hacking". The Washington Post cited USA intelligence officers in a story saying the UAE coordinated hacks of Qatari government sites. Qatar said it had received no official information concerning the new proposals. No details about the contents of the agreement signed by Tillerson and his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, have been publicly released.

Global Trump's legal team undergoes major shakeup amid heated Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump's legal team undergoes major shakeup amid heated Russian Federation probe

In another tweet , Trump continued his campaign to discredit the investigation as based on leaks of information from political enemies aimed at undermining him. Instead, as he often does, Mr. Trump tried to turn attention back to his opponent from a year ago. In his tweet, Trump was referring to former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , whom the president fired over Comey's handling of the Russian Federation probe.

Global Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russian Federation sanctions bill resolved
Author: 0 Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russian Federation sanctions bill resolved

President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin speak during their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. Congress would have at least 30 days to hold hearings and then vote to uphold or reject Trump's proposed changes. House and Senate negotiators brushed aside White House objections Saturday and reached agreement on a broad sanctions bill that will make it more hard for President Trump to unilaterally ease or end punitive measures ...

Global Pentagon Withholds $50 Million in Pakistan Military Aid
Author: 0 Pentagon Withholds $50 Million in Pakistan Military Aid

Stating that Pakistan did not take "sufficient action" against the Haqqani network, Pentagon revealed on Saturday they would withhold the remaining $50 million in military reimbursements to Pakistan for fiscal year 2016. He also said there was still time for Pakistan to "influence the Secretary's certification decision in fiscal year 2017" by taking the required action against the Haqqanis.

Global Congress Defies Trump by Agreeing to New Sanctions Against Russia
Author: 0 Congress Defies Trump by Agreeing to New Sanctions Against Russia

Congressional committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are examining the Russian interference and whether there was any collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign. The House version of the bill includes a small number of changes, technical and substantive, from the Senate legislation, including some made in response to concerns raised by oil and gas companies.

Global Trump says he has 'complete power to pardon'
Author: 0 Trump says he has 'complete power to pardon'

Antonov's nomination for the post , which has yet to be approved by the Kremlin , comes at a time of intense scrutiny over Moscow-Washington relations following USA allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the US election previous year.

Global U.S. defends no longer arming Syrian rebels
Author: 0 U.S. defends no longer arming Syrian rebels

Lavrov said that a fight was underway between US President Donald Trump and the political establishment in the country. The program was a central plank of a policy begun by the Obama administration in 2013 to put pressure on Assad to step aside, but even its backers have questioned its efficacy since Russian Federation deployed forces in Syria two years later.

Global Trump attacks 'illegal leaks' about Sessions's Russian meetings
Author: 0 Trump attacks 'illegal leaks' about Sessions's Russian meetings

Trump". Officials emphasized that the information contradicting Sessions comes from USA intelligence on Kislyak's communications with the Kremlin, and they acknowledged that the Russian ambassador could have mischaracterized or exaggerated the nature of his interactions.

Global Severe storms lash New Zealand's South Island
Author: 0 Severe storms lash New Zealand's South Island

A state of emergency declared on Saturday for the cities of Christchurch, Otago, Timaru and Dunedin remains in effect, although authorities were cautiously optimistic by the wee hours of Sunday, saying that flooding had peaked and the worst appeared to be over.

Global Russian envoy Sergey Kislyak ends tenure and returns to Moscow
Author: 0 Russian envoy Sergey Kislyak ends tenure and returns to Moscow

Donald Trump has complained about a Washington Post report that the Russian ambassador to the USA said he discussed election-related issues with attorney general Jeff Sessions when the men met during the 2016 presidential race. and Paul Manafort - who met with Russians in 2016 to collect dirt on Hillary Clinton - have both reached deals to avoid being subpoenaed for a public hearing next week, according to a joint statement from Sens.

Global Parole board grants OJ Simpson parole
Author: 0 Parole board grants OJ Simpson parole

His oldest daughter, Arnelle Simpson, spoke on her father's behalf, saying the family "recognizes that [Simpson] is not a flawless man". Even one of the dealers Simpson robbed, Bruce Fromong , testified on his behalf, telling the parole board that Simpson deserved to be released so he could be with his family.

Global Congress reaches Russian Federation sanctions deal; bill likely headed to Trump's desk
Author: 0 Congress reaches Russian Federation sanctions deal; bill likely headed to Trump's desk

The measure, which also allows new sanctions against Iran and North Korea , is scheduled for a vote in the House of Representatives on Tuesday . The legislation also requires the president to seek congressional authority for loosening sanctions, essentially forcing President Donald Trump - and all future presidents - to continue enforcing sanctions against Russian Federation until Congress decides otherwise.

Global 2 dead, over 100 injured following devastating natural disaster near Greece, Turkey
Author: 0 2 dead, over 100 injured following devastating natural disaster near Greece, Turkey

Your opinion matters. Take Market Connections' survey about how you consume media. Two aftershocks hit the Greek island of Kos on Saturday night, just a day after a 6.7 magnitude quake killed two people and injured almost 500 others. The island of Kos was nearest to the epicentre and appeared to be the worst-hit, with two deaths and structural damage to older buildings. USGS measured the natural disaster at 6.7 magnitude, but Greece officials measured it at 6.5 magnitude.

Global As the Russia Investigation Heightens, Trump Suggests Pardoning Himself
Author: 0 As the Russia Investigation Heightens, Trump Suggests Pardoning Himself

A conflict of interest is one of the possible grounds that can be cited by an attorney general to remove a special counsel from office under Justice Department regulations that set rules for the job. The Justice Department declined to comment on the president's remarks. At a time when the president's power to pardon is in the news following a report that the issue is coming up in White House meetings , the president seemed to confirm that it's at least on his mind.

Author: 0 United Nations chief expresses concern over Jerusalem violence

The clashes erupted after Israel this week set up metal detectors at entrances to a sensitive shrine, holy to both Jews and Muslims, following a deadly Palestinian attack there that killed two police officers a week ago. Several countries have condemned Israel's increased control, including Turkey, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. Friday night, Egypt's foreign ministry issued a statement, urging Israel not to "let the situation get into a unsafe swamp".

Global Misfiring Gilas falls short vs. South Korea, ends Jones Cup title bid
Author: 0 Misfiring Gilas falls short vs. South Korea, ends Jones Cup title bid

Vosotros, whose only appearance came against Chinese Taipei-White, also hit four triples, including back-to-back shots that were part of his 11 straight points following his entry midway in the fourth quarter. But we have very able players, ready to step in and respond", Reyes added. South Korea joined Canada and Lithuania on top of the team standings with a 4-1 slate.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Stole A Mini Fridge From Junior White House Staffers

That system includes Spicer, the former communications director at the Republican National Committee, and Reince Priebus, the former RNC chair who was reportedly incensed at Scaramucci's hiring. So, what do we know about the president's new mouthpiece? "Have you ever told me to say things that aren't true?" She said she was drawn to Trump's message of economic populism and his outsider attitude.

Global US Federal Grand Jury Indicts Hawaii Soldier for Daesh Support
Author: 0 US Federal Grand Jury Indicts Hawaii Soldier for Daesh Support

Attorney's Office in Hawaii, Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang kisses an Islamic State group flag, left, then puts the flag to his forhead, right, after allegedly pledging allegiance to the terror group at a house in Honolulu on July 8. His attorney, Birney Bervar , has said Kang was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental problems the army failed to address after he returned from deployments to Iraq in 2011 and Afghanistan in 2014.

Global Teacher panhandles for her classroom's school supplies
Author: 0 Teacher panhandles for her classroom's school supplies

She says that while it's never been a financially rewarding profession, lately is been getting even harder to get by. Danks says each year she typically spends $2,000 to $3,000 of her $35,000 salary on materials for the classroom. In six minutes, Danks says she made $55, more than double what she makes per hour in the classroom. Danks said she's received lots of encouragement and some money during her unorthodox fundraiser.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer thought 'SNL' skits were 'funny'

Just look at his great television ratings. And we suspect Trump will soon discover that simply plugging a friendly talking head into the job may not turn his leaky communications ship around. "Sean will continue to serve the administration through August". As the main line of communication between the White House and the press, Spicer became notorious for his role in countless media debacles.

Global Ten ministers took oath in Nagaland
Author: 0 Ten ministers took oath in Nagaland

Propaganda war between the majority NPF legislature led by T.R. Zeliang and the minority NPF legislature led by Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsü compelled the Speaker to adjourned the house twice. The house has an effective strength of 59 after the resignation of Shurhozelie's son Khriehu Liezietsu last month, while speaker Imliwapang Aier did not take part in the voting.

Global United States withholds $50 million military reimbursement to Pakistan
Author: 0 United States withholds $50 million military reimbursement to Pakistan

President Trump indicated that he is not satisfied with the strategy as it now stands. Analysts are divided over the probability the Trump administration plans a major policy shift in Afghanistan . "We continue to be encouraged by Pakistan's operations in North Waziristan and elsewhere in the [federally administered tribal areas]". The president made it clear he is not interested in any approach that resembles the strategies used by his predecessors and will not accept anything less than ...

Author: 0 White House new Communications Director expresses 'love' for Trump

Mr Spicer resigned as press secretary on Friday after Anthony Scaramucci , a NY financier with no previous media experience, was made the new White House communications director . White House rumblings have for months suggested that Trump was looking to remove Spicer from his high-profile role. "I should have never said that about him".

Global USA expands sanctions against Iran
Author: 0 USA expands sanctions against Iran

Senator Bob Corker on Tuesday released the following statement in response to the Trump administration's actions against Iran. The last certification of Iranian compliance, in April, was also followed by new sanctions on Iranian individuals and companies that the administration said played a role in ballistic missile tests not covered by the nuclear agreement .

Author: 0 Israel bans Muslim men under age 50 from mosque

Known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, the site is home to the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosque. The Israeli army said he had spoken of the Jerusalem holy site and of dying as a martyr in a Facebook post .

Global Lawmakers nearing deal on Russian Federation sanctions
Author: 0 Lawmakers nearing deal on Russian Federation sanctions

A version of the bill released by House Republican leaders includes the changes sought since the Senate passed legislation in June that would prohibit US businesses from working on or supporting energy projects that include any participation by Russian companies, even outside Russia's borders.

Global Day 2 of Shah's 3-day Rajasthan tour starts with meeting seers
Author: 0 Day 2 of Shah's 3-day Rajasthan tour starts with meeting seers

Jat is now in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Health Minister Kali Charan Saraf said that a medical board has been formed, including Dr SM Sharma, Dr Deepak Maheshwari, Dr Dhananjay Agarwal, who are continuously monitoring Jat's health. Shah, accompanied by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and state BJP chief Ashok Parnami among others, met the seers and sought their blessings. Jat had defeated the Congress's Sachin Pilot in Ajmer in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Global Prince George is all smiles as he celebrates his fourth birthday
Author: 0 Prince George is all smiles as he celebrates his fourth birthday

Previous photos released to celebrate his birthday were taken by his mother Kate in an informal setting. George and Charlotte have been seen and photographed during their airport arrivals and departures, adding to the growing pile of photos of the children, who have been seen only rarely until this year.

Author: 0 A literally resigned Sean Spicer admits SNL hurt his feelings

Spicer handled the responsibilities of both Press Secretary and Communications Director during much of his tenure. Spicer at a White House meeting this morning told the president that he vehemently disagreed with his choice for a new White House Communication Director .

Global Cooke County jobless rate up in June
Author: 0 Cooke County jobless rate up in June

The overall state rate was better than the national unemployment figure, which stood at 4.4 percent in June. "Texas employers added 319,300 jobs over the past year, with 10 out of 11 industries adding jobs in the dynamic Texas economy", said TWC chairman Andres Alcantar.

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