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Author: 0 Embattled Trump starts foreign tour with Saudi arms deal

The arms sale agreement was just one of a series of deals to be announced during the visit, with USA conglomerate General Electric saying it had also signed agreements and memorandums of understanding worth $15 billion. While there he was awarded the Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud Medal, named after the kingdom's founder and considered its highest honor. For the Saudis, Trump's visit represents a diplomatic and public relations coup for Mohammed bin Salman, the Kingdom's 31-year old deputy ...

Local Roger Stone: Trump's Saudi award 'makes me want to puke'
Author: 0 Roger Stone: Trump's Saudi award 'makes me want to puke'

King Salman and the United States leader exchanged pleasantries and Trump said it was "a great honour" to be there. "That was a tremendous day". Hillary Clinton , on trips to Saudi Arabia as Obama's secretary of state, also did not cover her head.

Local Hahn Leads Nelson After Bogey-Free 64
Author: 0 Hahn Leads Nelson After Bogey-Free 64

Day birdied the par-4 11th when he chipped to 12 feet off a cart path behind the green after a 326-yard drive on the 309-yard hole. Johnson enjoyed his second consecutive 67 and was tied for third with Byeong Hun An (66), Bud Cauley (67), Cameron Tringale (68), Jhonattan Vegas (68) and first-round co-leader James Hahn (70).

Author: 0 McCaskill among the more vocal Senators on investigation of Trump

Comey. In a hearing in March, Comey announced the FBI was investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 presidential election in Trump's favor. Rosenstein denied media reports from last week that Comey had asked him for additional resources for his investigation before Trump fired him. "There was considerable frustration in the room", said Rep.

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz announces date for his early departure from Congress

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.) is set to replace current House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah) and recently lobbied members of the House Steering Committee for support. But he did not provide a date for his departure until Thursday. He strolled to four-easy re-elections in his heavily Republican district in that stretches from towns in the Wasatch Mountains to the Salt Lake suburbs and Provo, the home of Brigham Young University.

Author: 0 Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

The White House has denied the report. "I thought it appropriate to let you hear these recordings so that you can understand why we have the security", Green said , explaining the increased police presence at the meeting. In short, it's fucking criminal to perform actions that intentionally hinder official investigations. "Now is the time to gather all the pertinent information", he said, later voicing confidence in Trump.

Local Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas
Author: 0 Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Forecasters are warning of a tornado outbreak Thursday in parts of the Southern Plains, especially Oklahoma and Kansas. If storms get going they will develop a damaging hail, wind and tornado threat. Flash flooding could be an issue with the stronger storms. Thunderstorms will come to and end as cooler air moves into the state later Friday into Friday night.

Author: 0 Congressman Calls For Trump's Impeachment; Says 'Democracy At Risk'

Many Democrats don't believe that's the right focus at this time . And the fact that Republicans control the House makes the goal at this point largely a "pipe dream". GREEN: We can not allow this to go unchecked. Trump would have 21 days to convince Congress he's fit to be president if this occurred. DETROW: But to be clear, this is not what party leaders are calling for.

Local 1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision
Author: 0 1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

High winds on the backside of the Elk City tornado, which were likely howling at over 111 miles per hour, knocked the probe to the ground. Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters at the scene that one person was known to have been killed due to the twister.

Author: 0 Amash: If Reports Are True, There Are Merits for Trump Impeachment

Maxine Waters, D-Calif., in pursuing a step most Democratic leaders suggest is premature. The West Michigan libertarian firebrand is one of two House Republicans supporting Democratic legislation to form an independent commission to investigate allegations into Russian Federation and its reach in the US presidential election.

Author: 0 Men Stole Car, Killed 6-Year-Old in Back Seat

A spokesman for the Madison County Sheriff's Office told the New York Times that Archie left her son in the vehicle at about 1:15 a.m. and that the Camry was stolen during the 10 to 15 minute window during which she was inside the store.

Author: 0 Unemployment rate drops 0.1% in April

In the past year, the county's labor force has grown by more than 4,000 people, and the number of people working has increased by about 4,600. The nation's unemployment rate fell in April to a almost 16-year low of 4.4 percent. Don Klepper-Smith, an economist with DataCore Partners and who was economic adviser to Gov. M. Jodi Rell, said the new labor report, coupled with recent downgrades for CT by Wall Street credit rating agencies, does not bode well for the future.

Author: 0 Trump Called Comey 'Nut Job;' Russia Probe Identifies Current White House Staffer

The report did not name the adviser. The investigation is not only focused on those now in the administration, but also Trump campaign associates no longer working for the president. "This renewed my confidence that we should not have confidence in this administration". Trump has insisted at times that the decision was his alone, but he also has pointed to the "very strong" recommendation from Rosenstein.

Author: 0 Democrat calls for President Donald Trump's impeachment in US House floor speech

MoveOn.org, one of the most influential liberal organizing groups, sent an email alert Wednesday suggesting that activists tell lawmakers: "If news reports are true, this is obstruction of justice , and Congress must impeach". Trump's relationships with Flynn and former FBI Director James Comey dominated the conversation instead. CNN confirmed the details of that memo. The Judiciary Committee also wants any recordings of meetings between Trump and Comey.

Author: 0 China protests 'unhelpful' United States sanctions on Iran

China has long expressed its dissatisfaction with the U.S.' use of the sanctions weapon, which frequently affects Chinese individuals and companies allegedly linked to weapons or nuclear development in Iran or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Local Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrests
Author: 0 Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrests

According to the Hinds County Sheriff's office , his mom, Ebony Archie , arrived at Kroger in her Toyota Camry and ran inside the store for a few minutes. Archie's aunt, Velma Eddington, disputed Mason's claims that law enforcement was not immediately notified that Kingston was in the stolen auto. However, at around 9:30 a.m., authorities found Kingston dead, with a gunshot wound to the back of his head.

Local Democrat Al Green calls for Trump's impeachment
Author: 0 Democrat Al Green calls for Trump's impeachment

Then , on Tuesday, the New York Times reported that, according to Comey, Trump asked him to end an investigation into the president's former National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn . "And the charges hanging over - and I call them 'charges, ' because they're not proven yet - Donald Trump are vastly more serious than the charges involving Bill Clinton, which mostly had to do with covering up a private, consensual affair, and in many ways they're even more serious than the charges in ...

Author: 0 White House doesn't dispute Trump called Comey a 'nut job' to Russians

Earlier this week, the Justice Department appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to take over the federal investigation in an effort to re-establish independence from the White House. Then, Trump undermined his own staff by telling NBC's Lester Holt , in an interview on May 11, that he was going to fire Comey "regardless of recommendation".

Local Levee breaks, river closure latest fallout from flooding
Author: 0 Levee breaks, river closure latest fallout from flooding

Major flooding is occurring on the Missouri River in eastern Missouri and the Mississippi River in Missouri and IL. Six deaths are now blamed on flooding in Missouri , while four occurred in Arkansas. More rain fell Wednesday and Thursday, keeping river levels dangerously high. The worst flood damage has been along smaller rivers like the Black River in southeast Missouri and northeast Arkansas , and the Meramec River in suburban St.

Author: 0 Man tried to get into cockpit on flight to Hawaii

Airline says they do not know of any injuries. U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) scrambled two F-22 Raptors from the Hawaii Air National Guard "in response to a reported disturbance" on the flight and escorted the plane to the airport, Dave Benham, spokesman for PACOM, told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Local Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
Author: 0 Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Donald Trump is denying recent reports that he asked for former FBI Director James Comey's loyalty a few days after he was sworn in as president. Trump predicts quick nomination to replace Comey at FBIU.S. Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn, who is the current Senate majority whip and a former Texas attorney general, is also in the running. "I guess I was a little bit surprised, because all of the Democrats, I mean, they hated Jim Comey", Trump said.

Author: 0 Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 states

There were 3,000 unemployed locals one year ago, compared to 2,500 this April, EDD said. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in April. San Diego's April rate was lower than the statewide unadjusted unemployment rate of 4.5 percent and 4.1 percent for the nation.

Author: 0 Current White House staffer caught up in Russian Federation probe, source says

But calls for the Russia probe to be placed in independent hands intensified this week following reports that Trump urged Comey to reel back its investigation of Michael Flynn, the national security advisor fired for not telling the truth about contacts he had with the Russian ambassador to Washington before Trump took power.

Local Anthony Weiner's former House colleagues glad he's going away
Author: 0 Anthony Weiner's former House colleagues glad he's going away

Anthony Weiner (D-NY) and his wife, Huma Abedin, separated last August. In 2011, Weiner resigned from his congressional post after revelations surfaced that he was sending explicit texts to multiple women. The FBI began investigating Weiner in September after a 15-year-old North Carolina girl told a tabloid news site that she and the former politician had exchanged lewd messages for several months.

Author: 0 Trump's ex-adviser Flynn will not honor Senate subpoena

ABC News has reached out to Flynn's legal team for comment. "Gen. Flynn's attorneys have not yet indicated their intentions regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena", Burr said in a statement. That meeting is where he revealed a message from Trump he said told him to "stay strong". Flynn had previously worked for the Turkish government. Congress has the authority to hold in contempt anyone whose conduct or action "obstructs the proceedings of Congress or, more usually, ...

Author: 0 Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

Democrats' demands for an independent probe have intensified in the wake of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading the bureau's investigation of Russia's attempt to influence the presidential election and whether Trump's campaign colluded in the effort.

Local Trump supporters blame leaks, conspiracy for his woes
Author: 0 Trump supporters blame leaks, conspiracy for his woes

In his remarks on 18 May, President Trump did not mention the peace deal. "Welcome to the White House overseas", said Ari Fleischer, President George W. Assuming these responsibilities requires increased global cooperation and increased cooperation between the United States and Colombia. Trump went on to say Comey is "a showboat, he's a grandstander", and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been in "virtual turmoil".

Local NAACP president to leave office as group undertakes changes
Author: 0 NAACP president to leave office as group undertakes changes

FILE PHOTO: NAACP President Cornell William Brooks poses backstage during the 47th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California, U.S., on February 5, 2016. "It was a challenge to be both an NAACP president and somebody who was engaged in the streets". "For years now, some activists have said the NAACP has fallen behind the times ".

Author: 0 Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters

In all three countries, NAFTA has meant a downward standardization of wages, labor rules, and environmental standards affecting workers and farmers across each border. On the campaign trail, Trump said if elected he'd be willing to step away from NAFTA entirely if he can't come to agreeable terms. "For far too long, our nation has stuck to a free trade agenda that has led to a massive $500 billion annual trade deficit, lost jobs, and lowered wages in rural communities across the USA", said ...

Author: 0 Pate: Mueller is like Comey, but on steroids

Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., "was that you need to treat this investigation as if it may be a criminal investigation". "Well I respect the move, but the entire thing has been a witch hunt", he said, insisting there had been "no collusion" between his campaign and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 White House adviser is person of interest in Russian Federation probe

Sen. The South Carolina Republican said he wasn't able to ask specifically if it was now a criminal probe "but the takeaway have is everything he said was that you need to treat this investigation as if it may a criminal investigation". Mueller was nominated as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by Republican President George W. Bush in 2001 and served under Bush, as well as under his Democratic successor Barack Obama, until 2013.

Author: 0 Kimberly Guilfoyle May Be Latest From Fox News to Join White House

Guilfoyle, 48, is a former San Francisco and Los Angeles prosecutor who was married for four years to California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom. Fox News Channel personality Kimberly Guilfoyle, her bosses, and the White House itself are all throwing cold water on the possibility that she might take over the press secretary position.

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz leaving Congress on June 30

In response to a claim that President Donald Trump told two Russian officials former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey was putting pressure on him, a leading House Democrat wants to see records of the conversation. "Serving you in the U.S. House of Representatives for almost nine years has been a rare honor and privilege", he said. A former aide told Reuters last month the congressman may run for governor of Utah in 2020, though no firm decision had been made.

Local New Orleans Robert E Lee Monument
Author: 0 New Orleans Robert E Lee Monument

Lee is towering above them. The removal of the statue comes after the city has already taken. City officials are trying to divorce New Orleans from symbols celebrating the Confederacy. The statue, which stood for 106 years, had been atop a roughly 12-foot column and depicted Davis with his right arm outstretched with palm turned upward.

Author: 0 James Comey reportedly rebuffed Trump's attempts to get chummy

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said Rosenstein would be questioned about a letter he wrote accusing Comey of missteps as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, including his handling of an election-year probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Author: 0 Man subdued after incident on American Airlines flight to Honolulu

According to authorities, Anil Uskanil, 25, was a ticketed passenger aboard the flight and had gone through a TSA screening. "Crazy! Someone tried to break into the cockpit on my flight from LA to Honolulu", the Instagram user wrote. They say he was spotted by a contractor and detained until police officers arrived. Police say Uskanil had been drinking but didn't meet the criteria for public drunkenness.

Author: 0 FBI probe moves into White House

The FBI's investigation has bedeviled the Trump administration, and the president personally. A Washington Post report , citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, said a senior Trump adviser is now considered a "person of interest" in the law enforcement investigation into whether Trump's campaign associates coordinated with Russian Federation in an effort to sway the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation but says he 'speaks for himself'

After being tapped on Wednesday to be the special counsel on the Trump-Russia probe, Mueller is endowed with sweeping prosecutorial powers and greater independence. USA stocks rallied back on Thursday after seeing their biggest drop in eight months the previous day on worries that the political turmoil could sideline Trump initiatives such as tax cuts that investors see as favouring economic growth.

Local Read in Ned: Summer Reading
Author: 0 Read in Ned: Summer Reading

The Summer Reading Program is a project of the California Library Association and part of California's statewide summer reading outcomes. This program was created to help kids keep their minds active while on summer break from school. The goal of the annual program, which runs until July 28, is to encourage reading during the period when children are not in school. In addition, there will be plenty of opportunities to earn more tickets by doing additional reading or completing further ...

Author: 0 Probe has Trump adviser under scrutiny

It said the paper was based on notes taken during the meeting inside the Oval Office. This news after reports Friday in the New York Times and the Washington Post about the fallout from Trump's firing of Comey, as well as the inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.

Local MA kid calls police on drug dealing dad
Author: 0 MA kid calls police on drug dealing dad

The boy told police he had also seen his father conducting a drug deal earlier. That's when the boy called police and said: 'I think my dad sells drugs'. "He's fearless and insightful enough to know that this is a unsafe drug". "I commend this young man for being fearless enough to come forward and report that these risky substances were in his home", a police official told the news station.

Author: 0 In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone _ Lee last

In 2015, New Orleans chose to take down the four monuments, and a USA appeals court ruled in March that it had the right to proceed. Workers dismantled the last three monuments in the cover of darkness, protecting themselves with masks and protective vests.

Author: 0 James Comey will answer questions about his firing publicly

Senate Intelligence Committee at a public hearing, the committee said in a statement on Friday. Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before an open meeting of the Senate Intelligence Committee, CNBC reports . While the White House initially pointed to a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, outlining Comey's mismanagement of the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server, as the impetus for his termination, Trump ...

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at 'greatest witch-hunt in history'

In addition to complaining he was being abused in unprecedented ways, he took aim anew at his presidential rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton, saying she never faced a special counsel despite "all the illegal acts that took place" in her campaign.

Author: 0 Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

Speaking to reporters today, Trump said the longtime Connecticut Senator is the "frontrunner" to replace James Comey, who was sacked last week by the President. Senate". There are early signs that Senate Democrats will seize on Lieberman's political career as a black mark against him. Flynn has figured prominently in the FBI investigation into Russian interference into the election.