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Local Donald Trump's Paris Climate Deal Indecision Labeled 'Short Sighted' By Germany
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Paris Climate Deal Indecision Labeled 'Short Sighted' By Germany

White House press secretary Sean Spicer says the president met with EPA administrator Scott Pruitt on Tuesday as he mulls a decision on the climate agreement. He has previously threatened to pull out. Although he tweeted that he would make a decision next week, his apparent reluctance to embrace the first legally binding global climate deal that was signed by 195 countries clearly annoyed German Chancellor Angela Merkel .

Author: 0 Trump Condemns Friday's Attack in Portland Train

The two have been widely hailed as heroes, but not by President Donald Trump - until Monday. A third person, Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, was injured and was released from the hospital Monday night. Christian suddenly stabbed the three men in their necks. Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, ranted in court on Tuesday. As people outside the courtroom began to shout, deputies led Christian away through the secure back door.

Local Spicer silent on questions over Kushner and Russian Federation
Author: 0 Spicer silent on questions over Kushner and Russian Federation

In a statement given to the New York Times , Mr Trump praised the "great job" Mr Kushner is doing. "I don't know why people do it", Kelly said of the leaks. Meanwhile, Kelly said any such discreet channels of communication could only be a good thing , and it doesn't bother him, in an interview with Fox News .

Author: 0 Chaos at Texas Capitol as Lawmakers Scuffle, Issue Threats Amid Immigration Protest

Protesting the proposed law in the state capitol building the same day were several people holding signs that claimed they were, in fact, illegal aliens. Greg Abbott signed into law this month. A Republican senator said he would shoot his Democrat colleague "in self-defense" after alleging he had been threatened following an immigration protest on the floor of the Texas House .

Local Macron comes clean on awkward Trump handshake
Author: 0 Macron comes clean on awkward Trump handshake

The awkward encounter saw each grip the other's hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white. The tense moment during Trump's first trip overseas as President became the latest of his handshakes to draw attention online, reports CNN.

Local Heated immigration debate led to Texas lawmakers' scuffle
Author: 0 Heated immigration debate led to Texas lawmakers' scuffle

Republican representative Matt Rinaldi announced that he had called Immigration and Customs Enforcement on protesters who held signs that read " I am illegal and here to stay ", and verbal and physical altercations erupted on the House floor.

Author: 0 U.S. successfully shoots down incoming missile in first ICBM intercept test

The test occurred just days after the North Korean regime launched its ninth missile this year. The target is not a mock-up of an actual North Korean ICBM, and details of its exact capabilities have not been made public. While the Pentagon is calling this test a success, some experts cautioned that the $40 billion missile defense system still has a long way to go before it can be considered fully developed.

Author: 0 N. Korea says ballistic missile test successful

North Korea's Monday launch of a ballistic missile that was sacked toward the Sea of Japan was successful and the missile " hit the designated target with great precision", North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency said on Tuesday. Navy Captain Jeff Davis said in a statement that the test was not a reaction to North Korea's recent trial launches - the latest of which happened on Monday - but was occurring in part because of Pyongyang's longstanding nuclear proliferation.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods Asleep At The Wheel At Time Of DWI Bust

According to the incident report, police spotted Woods' black Mercedes on Military Trail at 2:03 a.m. Monday, parked on the side of the road and partially blocking the right lane and bicycle lane. The car's motor was running, the brake lights were lit and the right turn signal was blinking, the affidavit says. He underwent fusion surgery on his back more than a month ago - his fourth operation since 2014.

Author: 0 Mississippi NAACP Says Lawmaker Must Resign After Lynching Comment

Karl Oliver ", said Speaker of the House Philip Gunn . Oliver says he was expressing his "passion for preserving all historical monuments" but that the word lynching is never appropriate. The statement was quickly criticised by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant , who said that it was unacceptable and that there isn't a place for that kind of talk in civil conversations.

Author: 0 Oregon mother thanks men who died defending girls

The Portland Police Bureau said in a report that the man "was on the MAX train yelling various remarks that would be best characterized as hate speech toward a variety of ethnicities and religions". Another incident the day before? KOIN 6 News learned about his criminal history and reported on his rant captured on video on Thursday night, the night before the attack.

Author: 0 Cleveland fires one officer, suspends second involved in Rice shooting

Loehmann was sacked for inaccurate details on his job application , not for the Rice shooting . Loehmann had an emotional breakdown at the gun range and had also failed a test to join another department years earlier. "I'm relieved that Loehmann was sacked as he should be". Tamir's mother, Samaria Rice, said she was relieved Loehmann was sacked. "Prosecutor McGinty deliberately sabotaged the case, never advocating for my son, and acting instead like the police officers." "Garmback ...

Local West Hartford Memorial Day Ceremony Urges Local Service And Honor Of Veterans
Author: 0 West Hartford Memorial Day Ceremony Urges Local Service And Honor Of Veterans

The event emphasized service as a tribute to those who died and were injured, and as a way to honor veterans who left their homes behind when the country called. So to me, Memorial Day is sacred. Town Councilwoman Denise Hall, who is the treasurer of the West Hartford Veterans Memorial Fund, announced that the memorial group, as an honor to Van Winkle, would soon be putting in a marker at the Connecticut State Veterans Memorial that alerts visitors to the "sacred ground" at the center of the ...

Local White House communications director quits
Author: 0 White House communications director quits

Spicer worked with White House chief of staff Reince Priebus at the Republican National Committee. According to Axios , Dubke's departure will be accompanied by other changes in PR protocol, including fewer on-camera briefings from Sean Spicer - and more of Trump acting as his own press secretary.

Author: 0 Hyannis to mark centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth

After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress, and also served in the Senate before at age 43, he was elected as America's youngest President. A ceremony was held Monday morning to honor the 35th USA president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. "There's no one issue or one event that we could do to highlight the different facets of (Kennedy),"said Steven Rothstein, the library foundation's executive ...

Local McCain disturbed by reports of Kushner-Russia backchannel
Author: 0 McCain disturbed by reports of Kushner-Russia backchannel

Trump has called the Russian Federation inquiry a "witch hunt" and the talk of a collusion "a total hoax", although he also has hedged his denials when it comes to those around him. Before departing Italy for the U.S., White House officials refused to address the reports about Kushner. "So you know there's a lot of different ways to communicate - back-channel, publicly - with other countries".

Author: 0 Teen opens up about how cousin saved his life during shooting rampage

The suspect, Willie Godbolt, 35, was taken into custody Sunday accused of carrying out a deadly shooting rampage that occurred a day earlier in two rural towns located about 70 miles south of Jackson. Mitchell says Godbolt appeared to be leaving after a sheriff's deputy was called to the house. "Then he reached in his back pocket and grabbed a gun".

Local Johnson City Memorial Day ceremony goes off without hitch, despite stolen flags
Author: 0 Johnson City Memorial Day ceremony goes off without hitch, despite stolen flags

Rado said while some think Memorial Day is not meant for parties and barbecuing, he somewhat disagrees. " Memorial Day is the most solomn of holidays, to honor those who have died in service to their country ". By the early 20th century, the holiday had evolved to honor all military members who died in service. It's a day we should all remember and not forget who gave us the right.

Local Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing
Author: 0 Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

Mr Namkai-Meche's mother wrote that her son and Mr Best witnessed injustice when they saw the two passengers being harassed and did not hesitate to confront the bully. One of the women was wearing a hijab and the attack came on the first day of Ramadan, the holiest time of year for Muslims when Christian unleashed his racist bile.

Author: 0 Pentagon: Missile defense test was a success

The US has for the first time successfully tested its defence system against an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), say officials. On May 28, at 10:40 p.m. During the July 2013 test, the kill vehicle failed to separate from the booster rocket. In others, he is photographed smiling broadly or clapping away while seated behind a big table, presumably celebrating the "successful" test launch with the officials standing behind him.

Local LeBron James And JR Smith Get Ready For Finals At Future Concert
Author: 0 LeBron James And JR Smith Get Ready For Finals At Future Concert

Similar to "Game of Thrones", we have been teased the entire series about the epic clash between the living and the ice walkers. It's time to DEFEND THE LAND! LeBron, Kyrie and K-Love. We've both added pieces that have helped our offensive packages and defensive packages be even more scary and obviously you can see that. Especially in the clutch.

Local Cleveland fires cop who fatally shot Tamir Rice
Author: 0 Cleveland fires cop who fatally shot Tamir Rice

The officers were not told that the gun the child was wielding was suspected to be a replica. He added that he thinks there is no proof that Loehmann lied on his application, and even if he did, he shouldn't have been fired . But his dismissal had nothing to do with Rice's death. He also did not disclose that he had failed a written exam for employment at a second police department.

Local Germany's Gabriel says ties with US 'difficult', will improve
Author: 0 Germany's Gabriel says ties with US 'difficult', will improve

CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL: (Through interpreter) The times when we could completely count on others, they are over to a certain extent. In the last two-three months, both Trump and Merkel have been in the news, mostly because of US' high-handed approach towards Germany.

Author: 0 Huma Abedin divorcing Anthony Weiner

Former congressman Anthony Weiner is facing a jail term after admitting exchanging sexually explicit content with a 15-year-old girl. "I knew that was morally wrong". Days before the November presidential election, now-former FBI director James Comey told Congress about the FBI investigation into emails between Clinton and her aides, The Times reported a year ago.

Local Hiker missing at Palouse Falls cliff
Author: 0 Hiker missing at Palouse Falls cliff

In late 2015, park officials erected temporary fencing to prevent hikers from attempting potentially risky trails near Palouse Falls. "But these cliffs are risky and it's not the first time we've been out here". Emergency crews were called to Palouse Falls State Park about 2:30 p.m. on Monday A witness said he saw a young woman climbing up the rocks, screaming that her boyfriend had fallen.

Local TCU at Arkansas Gets Kickoff Time on CBS September 9th
Author: 0 TCU at Arkansas Gets Kickoff Time on CBS September 9th

Other SEC on CBS games announced Tuesday include TCU at Arkansas (Sept. 9), Florida at Tennessee (Sept. 16) and Georgia vs. Florida (Oct. 28 in Tallahassee, Fla.). OSU went 3-2 against the Fayetteville field during the regular season, claiming wins over all three. "We're savoring this", Holliday said. The Tigers are 2-1 since the rivalry was established in 2014, edging the Razorbacks 21-14 in the inaugural game to capture a second consecutive SEC East championship.

Local SJSU student found in OR after being kidnapped by stranger
Author: 0 SJSU student found in OR after being kidnapped by stranger

Investigators say the victim reported she was forced to drive her kidnapper north in her own auto. The woman, whose name was not released, then made her way to Highway 101 and Prosper Junction Road in Bandon, Ore., where she was found by a passing motorist who called the Sheriff's Office about 10 p.m.

Local Report of Armed Man at Orlando International Airport
Author: 0 Report of Armed Man at Orlando International Airport

The area was contained and should have minimal impact on the airport's operations, officials said. Social media users shared video of the scene. A suspect is in custody after reports of a shooting at Orlando International Airport Wednesday evening.

Author: 0 Suspect in Fatal Police Shooting Arrested After Manhunt

The 45-year-old leaves behind a wife and three children. Virginia State Police said many people asked about making donations to Walter's family. Walter was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries shortly after 5 a.m.

Local Victims thank heroes killed in racist stabbing in Portland
Author: 0 Victims thank heroes killed in racist stabbing in Portland

A sign of thanks rests against a traffic light pole at a memorial outside the transit center in Portland , Ore. on Saturday, May 27, 2017 . The mayor of Portland, Oregon , on Monday urged US officials and organizers to cancel a " Trump Free Speech Rally " and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate and could be unsafe after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they tried to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade.

Local Sanders urges Brooklyn College grads to stand up, fight back
Author: 0 Sanders urges Brooklyn College grads to stand up, fight back

Due to his "groundbreaking career in politics, visionary approach to public policy and higher education, dedication to civic welfare and commitment to equality", Sanders received an honorary doctorate of human letters at Tuesday's ceremony, the school said on its website.

Author: 0 White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

In a meeting last week with Republican senators, Lindsey Graham said everything was better with Trump overseas, but the lawmakers discussed that more White House departures were on the way, according to a meeting participant, who said they would be in the communications department.

Local Get ready for some construction cranes. Mark Dayton signs $990M infrastructure bill
Author: 0 Get ready for some construction cranes. Mark Dayton signs $990M infrastructure bill

In the case of the tax bill, Republicans inserted a clause holding hostage the funding of the Revenue Department to ensure that he does sign it. But Republican leaders aren't waiting. But he used a line-item veto to nix the appropriations for the legislature's own operations, meaning the House and Senate will run out of money to pay their staff if they don't pass a new bill fixing that.

Local White House Communications Director Out
Author: 0 White House Communications Director Out

His departure comes amid White House plans for a larger strategic shake-up to tackle head-on allegations involving communication between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign, including a " war room " to combat mounting questions and multiple probes.

Local Court scuttles Texas attorney general's criminal trial date
Author: 0 Court scuttles Texas attorney general's criminal trial date

Defense lawyers, seeking a new judge , argued that state law required Paxton's consent to allow Gallagher to continue overseeing the case in Harris County. Paxton's September trial was to be on a third charge, failure to register with state securities regulators in 2012. In his first foray, Paxton argued that he shouldn't have to stand trial because he was indicted by a Collin County grand jury that was incorrectly formed.

Author: 0 Jessica Chastain calls out 'disturbing' representation of women

Sofia Coppola won best director for " The Beguiled ", a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood tale of sexual tension between an injured soldier in the American Civil War and the women and girls who take him in. "This was totally unexpected, as you can see from my shoes", said Phoenix as he picked up his prize, gazing down at the Converse sneakers he was wearing.

Local Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'
Author: 0 Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, is asking the federal government to cancel the permit for an "alt right" rally scheduled for Sunday, saying it could make a hard situation worse, after two men were stabbed to death as they tried to intervene when a pair of women were targeted by a man yellow what authorities have described as hate speech.

Local Sweet relief! Gsellman leads Mets to 4-2 win over Brewers
Author: 0 Sweet relief! Gsellman leads Mets to 4-2 win over Brewers

Cabrera singled, Brewer-for-a-minute Wilmer Flores had the second of his three singles, Rene Rivera doubled down the leftfield line scoring Cabrera, Gsellman's flyball to right to right was deep enough to drive in Flores, and Michael Comforto drilled a double down the rightfield line to score Rivera.

Local German-US Relations Difficult, But No Twitter Solution - German Foreign Minister
Author: 0 German-US Relations Difficult, But No Twitter Solution - German Foreign Minister

Modi said: "Germany's extensive work in skill development, which has set the standards globally, can benefit the youth of India ", while speaking about Germany's contribution to the Skill India campaign. Akbar. "To enhance this, India is ready with open arms to welcome German companies", the Prime Minister said at the Indo-German Business Summit here.

Author: 0 Senate Dismisses House 'Sunset' Fix, Says Special Session Needed

I told the president there would be a point at which we might well want him and the vice president to be helpful", he said. The likely challenges include a bill passed early Monday in the Senate that allows publicly funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.

Author: 0 Working toward accessible and affordable health care

As has been noted many times, the greatest achievement of the Trump administration has been to make Obamacare popular - far more popular, according to the polls, than any version of Trumpcare. But with every set of amendments, the bill has saved less money. "The total cut is nearly 50 percent ", he said . As was the case in prior estimates , the primary source of deficit reduction is the curtailment of outlays for Medicaid and the replacement of premium and cost-sharing subsidies under ...

Author: 0 Texas state lawmaker says he received racist calls after House floor scuffle

As the proceedings started, hundreds of seats in the gallery were filled and the demonstrators were wearing red T-shirts that read "Lucha", or "Fight". Local officials will also be allowed to inquire about the immigration status of anyone they detain. It aims to prevent municipalities and police departments from holding back on cooperating with federal authorities that want to enforce immigration law.

Local Why Is Darrell Issa Up on the Roof?
Author: 0 Why Is Darrell Issa Up on the Roof?

Too afraid to come speak with assembled constituents below. Voters have been rallying weekly outside of Issa's office over concerns regarding immigration and health care. Since Levin's tweet made it sound as though Issa was standing on the roof to hide from groups of protesters, the attractive people of Twitter were quick to compare the event to that glorious time Spicer hid from reporters in the bushes .

Local Must-Know Features of the Latest Obamacare Repeal Package
Author: 0 Must-Know Features of the Latest Obamacare Repeal Package

Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, for her recent vote against the American Health Care Act . Some of the differences are stark. Insurers in states with such waivers could vary premiums by health status for an entire plan year for enrollees with a gap in insurance of 63 or more consecutive days in the past year.

Local Veterans join 'Walk of Honor' at National WWI Museum
Author: 0 Veterans join 'Walk of Honor' at National WWI Museum

Mark's. And with it, a day off from work for many Americans. On both Saturday and Sunday, VFW members handed out small red poppies to shoppers outside Albertsons market in Buellton. He also thanked veterans who are still living as well as those who have passed for their service. Bruce Bounds, also a veteran of the Vietnam War and the designer of the Vietnam War memorial in the Flag Plaza, said he appreciated the service, too, but was disappointed that there wasn't a bigger attendance.

Author: 0 Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is dead

Noriega takes refuge in the Vatican embassy for 10 days, then surrenders to the USA soldiers, who take him to the United States. Noriega was granted prisoner of war status after his trial, and his sentence was later reduced to 30 years. He lived in a modest, two-story home in an upper-middle-class neighborhood in Panama City that stood in stark contrast with the opulent mansions customary among Latin American dictators.