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Local Portland stabbing victim urges support for harassed girls
Author: 0 Portland stabbing victim urges support for harassed girls

This is America. Get out if you don't like free speech! The suspect, who on Saturday morning was booked and charged with aggravated murder , attempted murder and other charges, is a known white supremacist in the Portland area, according to The Portland Mercury .

Local Flynn To Hand Over Documents Amid Russia Probe
Author: 0 Flynn To Hand Over Documents Amid Russia Probe

The latest subpoenas sparked new partisan wrangling on the House panel, with aides to Democratic lawmakers complaining that the chairman, Rep. The subpoenas were expected to be delivered to retired Army General Michael Flynn , who was sacked as national security adviser by Trump in February, and the president's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the sources said.

Local Emmanuel Macron invites Americans to France after Trump's decision on Paris accord
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron invites Americans to France after Trump's decision on Paris accord

The premier said he hopes the meeting could send a positive signal that the China-EU relationship remains stable and is steadily improving, and that they could respond to the global uncertainties with stability of their cooperation. Hendricks said the absence of $500 million contributions from the United States to the Green Climate Fund will be felt from 2018, but suggested the gap could be filled with "other financing mechanisms, for example through the World Bank".

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Says Covfefe Is Basically Some Kind Of Secret Code

Spicer hems before dropping what sounds a lot like a bombshell. Spicer tells reporters when asked about the tweet: "I think the president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant". White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday. Multiple reports earlier alleged Kushner was a person of interest in the multi-agency probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, though investigators did not necessarily suspect any ...

Local India committed to Paris climate deal: minister
Author: 0 India committed to Paris climate deal: minister

His announcement triggered a furious backlash from global leaders, including the Chinese premier who said Beijing "will steadfastly" implement the Paris climate pact. At City Hall and on the streets, Pittsburgh residents expressed support for efforts to combat global warming and complained that the president, in singling out this city of 300,000, seemed to be thinking of a smoke-belching, soot-choked Pittsburgh that no longer even exists.

Local London on attack again, casualties feared
Author: 0 London on attack again, casualties feared

Trump's travel ban - which, among other things, would temporarily block entry into the USA from six Muslim-majority countries - has been blocked by a number of federal court decisions. Police are attending two terror incidents and a stabbing in central London's London Bridge , Borough Market and Vauxhall . Responding officers shot and killed three male suspects, police say.

Author: 0 Kushner and the Trumps have given hundreds of thousands of dollars

It's possible that in the future, there will be fewer press briefings led by White House communications staff, and instead there will be more press conferences with President Trump himself. Before that, Trump reportedly revealed classified information to the Russian ambassador and foreign minister during a closed-door meeting. After graduating from Harvard University, Kushner went on to New York University Law School, one of the top ten law schools in America, where he earned both a law ...

Local Accused Portland killer shows no remorse in court
Author: 0 Accused Portland killer shows no remorse in court

While being transported in a police vehicle, he said, among other things, "Get stabbed in your neck if you hate free speech", and said he could now "die in prison a happy man", according to the affidavit. Recorded by a woman who asked to be identified only as KK, the video shows Christian on a train late Thursday, aiming pejoratives at a conductor. "He looked directly at me and said 'tell everyone on this train that I love them, '" she recalled.

Author: 0 Lone voice among Dems: Schumer slams Trump's 'failure' on embassy move

But Netanyahu's office said Israel appreciated Trump's statement of "friendship". During the March Arab Summit held in Jordan, Arab leaders warned against the consequences of such a step on the peace process between the Palestinians and the Israelis and peacemaking in the Middle East.

Local Van, market attacks declared terrorist incidents
Author: 0 Van, market attacks declared terrorist incidents

London police say they are responding to an incident at Borough Market , a popular tourist area with restaurants and bars a short distance from London Bridge , where a vehicle is reported to have hit pedestrians. "Witnesses reported up to 20 people injured . there were also reports of pedestrians being attacked with knives", reported The Telegraph . The Met Police have told people to continue avoiding both areas to allow emergency services to deal with the incidents.

Local Nations, states unite behind Paris accord
Author: 0 Nations, states unite behind Paris accord

He's pledged to provide the $15 million that he says the U.N. Climate Change Secretariat will lose from President Trump's withdrawal from the pact. Malloy said that CT is "a national leader in combatting climate change" and has no intention of slowing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Local Macomb County speller eliminated in first round of National Spelling Bee finals
Author: 0 Macomb County speller eliminated in first round of National Spelling Bee finals

The test was taken on Tuesday as the first round of the preliminaries. Zarin spelled triceratops - a large herbivorous dinosaur with three horns, a bony hood or crest on the neck, and hoofed toes. The Spelling Bee continues Thursday, the final round taking place Thursday night. In round seven, he landed a spot on prime-time television after correctly spelling the word "fougere", a type of fragrance.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin claims 'patriotic hackers' framed Russian Federation for United States election interference

In the midst of a political battle. Megyn Kelly's interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin airs Sunday at 7 p.m. EST during the premiere of " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " on NBC. Petersburg International Economic Forum", Peskov said. He told an economic forum in St. Petersburg , Russia, " Don't worry, be happy! ". Echoing remarks President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail, Putin also questioned the need for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Local Comey plans to testify before Senate next week
Author: 0 Comey plans to testify before Senate next week

After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the Flynn probe during a February meeting in the Oval Office the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador. He said an announcement could come "soon" and that former Sen. The committee said Comey would testify in a public setting starting at 10 a.m., and a closed session would follow beginning at 1 p.m.

Author: 0 Defense Secretary Mattis Turns Up Heat on North Korea and China

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center, links hands with South Korea's Minister of Defense Han Minkoo, left, and Japan's Minister of Defense Tomomi Inada ahead of a trilateral meeting at the 2017 International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-la Dialogue, an annual defense and security forum in Asia, on Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Singapore .

Local 'Free solo' climber conquers Yosemite's El Capitan without rope, safety gear
Author: 0 'Free solo' climber conquers Yosemite's El Capitan without rope, safety gear

The only two climbers who ever even contemplated tackling a free solo of El Capitan, are both dead. Freerider features some noteworth pitches; "The Monster Offwidth" - a miserable wide crack that has been known to break people and "The Boulder Problem" pitch which is the crux of the entire route and is essentially one hard move off a tiny handhold.

Local The way Sean Spicer sees it - May. 31, 2017
Author: 0 The way Sean Spicer sees it - May. 31, 2017

Then it came - the big reveal. Did the president engage in obstruction of justice in repeated meetings with James Comey? But they're also a way around intelligence agencies, which raises questions about why White House adviser (and President Trump's son-in-law) Jared Kushner attempted to create a backchannel with Russian Federation before Trump transitioned into office.

Local Bill Maher: 'I'm a House N**ga'
Author: 0 Bill Maher: 'I'm a House N**ga'

Ben Sasse , R-Nebraska, who appeared on the program Friday night to promote his book. On his " Real Time " program on HBO, Maher and Sasse were discussing the boundaries between adolescents and maturity and how California adults still dressed up for Halloween.

Local Republican Greg Gianforte Pulls Out Victory in Montana Special Election
Author: 0 Republican Greg Gianforte Pulls Out Victory in Montana Special Election

With 82 percent of precincts reporting, Gianforte has 176,397 votes, compared to Democrat Rob Quist with 152,209 votes and Libertarian Mark Wicks with 20,133 votes. Gianforte, who was projected to win the race, faced widespread opprobrium after he was accused of body slamming a reporter, Ben Jacobs of The Guardian , a British-based newspaper with a large American presence.

Local Ex-CIA chief anxious about Russian Federation contacts
Author: 0 Ex-CIA chief anxious about Russian Federation contacts

Beyond elections, Russian President Vladimir Putin will undoubtedly try to exploit political chaos and divisions in Washington , Brennan said. Another Republican on the committee - Sen. Mr. Coats responded: "That is something that I would like to withhold, that question, at this particular point in time ". "If the Republicans in Congress or people at large in the country feel this is simply a way to nullify an election that others didn't agree with, then you're not going to meet the ...

Author: 0 Trump travel ban: Where things go after the Supreme Court appeal

Filed on Thursday night, the Trump Administration is asking the Supreme Court to overturn previous rulings from federal circuit courts that have blocked his order because it is discriminatory. A second regional federal appeals court heard arguments on May 15 in Seattle in the administration's appeal of a decision by a federal judge in Hawaii also to block the ban.

Author: 0 Wisconsin Corn Mill Explosion Leaves At Least 1 Dead, Dozens Injured

Details on the explosion have steadily been released by officials on Thursday. Twelve were transported to hospitals via ambulances and medical flights. She says she's devastated. As of Thursday night, four workers were being treated in a local hospital burn center, while a fifth was in a trauma and life support center.

Author: 0 Oregonians React To Trump Withdrawal From Climate Accord

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said again on Friday that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Accord on climate change has "potentially devastating impact" and one that New Yorkers are already seeing. "And we need to think what to do further", he said. "Americans will honor and fulfill the Paris Agreement by leading from the bottom up", Bloomberg said.

Local Martha Laning re-elected as Wisconsin Democratic Party chair
Author: 0 Martha Laning re-elected as Wisconsin Democratic Party chair

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and U.S. Sen. While Los Angeles has more Kardashians than Wisconsin, Garcetti said, "most of us in L.A. are not movie stars", but instead are "teachers and truck drivers, nurses and firefighters ... "This activism, this incredible involvement we're seeing right now - it can't be like a New Year's resolution", she said during a speech that started at 9:30 p.m.

Local Joe Lieberman Leading Choice for FBI Director
Author: 0 Joe Lieberman Leading Choice for FBI Director

The Associated Press reports White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that an announcement is not imminent. 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.

Local Dakota Valley student advances in national spelling bee
Author: 0 Dakota Valley student advances in national spelling bee

The finals are now being broadcast on ESPN 2. A minimum of 29 points was required to make it to the finals. Grace Jones was one of the first to spell Wednesday. Once there are about 10 spellers left, the competition will pause until the primetime finale. "We're hoping for the best". The final round takes place Thursday night.

Local Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its dictionary
Author: 0 Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its dictionary

Just a few hours later, Trump tweeted again (*sigh*), laughing off his mistake and writing, "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"???" The state Department of Motor Vehicles confirmed the plate had been ordered at 1:17 a.m. But he says he balked at the last minute out of fear of "plate regret". The popular mobile word game Words With Friends has added one of the internet's most popular typos in recent days - 'covfefe'.

Author: 0 Social media rushes to define Trump's "covfefe" tweet

Comey is expected to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during last year's presidential election. The White House made the announcement about its new policy on Russian Federation questions just before the House intelligence committee issued subpoenas related to its Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Pelosi objects to subpoenas issued by GOP intel chairman

Nunes later alleged that Trump transition team members' identities may have been improperly disclosed after appearing on other intelligence reports of foreign surveillance he had been made aware of during a visit to White House grounds, though he stressed at the time that those intelligence reports were not related to Russian Federation.

Local CPD officers fatally shoot man after he fired at squad vehicle
Author: 0 CPD officers fatally shoot man after he fired at squad vehicle

Wednesday in the 6400 block of South Richards Drive. The girl was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center after someone else pulled out a gun and accidentally shot it. Al Stinites to the Chicago Sun Times . About 9:45 a.m. on the West Side, a 38-year-old man was shot in the 1100 block of North Hamlin Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said.

Local Ananya inspires us on her way to a national spelling title
Author: 0 Ananya inspires us on her way to a national spelling title

They asked Vinay to spell " covfefe ", the fake word President Trump introduced to the world in a tweet Tuesday night. The victor receives a $40,000 grand prize and plenty of bragging rights, while second place gets a $30,000 reward. Balu Natarajan from IL was the first Indian American to have won the competition back in 1985. Her win came after runner-up Rohan Rajeev misspelled the word " marram ", and she was able to spell "gifblaar" and " marocain " correctly.

Local Cosby Accuser Calm and Focused as Trial Nears, Friends Say
Author: 0 Cosby Accuser Calm and Focused as Trial Nears, Friends Say

Cosby fights the request. She said he later sexually assaulted her. Cosby's lawyers have questioned why she went to his hotel bungalow, despite saying she had rebuffed Cosby's advances once before. His opponent was Bruce Castor, the prosecutor who had decided not to charge Cosby in 2005. A half-dozen other defense lawyers on the case have come and gone, including sometime Cosby spokeswoman Monique Pressley.

Author: 0 House Intel Committee Sought 'Unmaskings' Last Year — WashPost

Nunes issued the subpoenas to the FBI, CIA, and NSA related to those unmaskings, and Democrats accused him of violating his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation. Schiff said the unmasking subpoenas are a part of an attempt to shift focus from the Russian Federation probe. According to committee rules, the chairman has to sign off on all subpoenas, unless that authority is delegated to someone else.

Author: 0 Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week

According to people familiar with those notes, the president in February pressed Comey to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . However, it appears the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director is eager to talk about his tense encounters with the president before being fired.

Author: 0 David Gergen: Kushner Might Want to Take Leave of Absence

His last day has not yet been determined. Bossie told "Fox & Friends" that the administration has reached out to him but hasn't offered him a job. Shortly after the election, Kushner allegedly discussed setting up a secret communications channel with the Russian government to facilitate sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria.

Local Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony
Author: 0 Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony

Trump was spending part of Saturday at the Trump National Golf Club outside of Washington . Comey was leading a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential election and possible collusion by Trump's campaign when the president fired him last month.

Local New Orleans removes last Confederate monument
Author: 0 New Orleans removes last Confederate monument

Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee in New Orleans on Friday, the last of four Confederate-related monuments slated for removal. "The Civil War is over; the Confederacy lost and we are better for it", Landrieu said during his speech. The city announced an outline of its plans late Thursday.

Author: 0 Pruitt, Spicer expected to address U.S

Trump's personal views on climate change could affect him politically. Even though climate scientists are in lockstep agreement that human activities, such as burning fossil fuels and chopping down forests, are causing the planet to heat up, Trump has claimed that global warming is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese in order to harm the USA economy.

Author: 0 Jury Selection Begins in Philando Castile Trial

The aftermath of the shooting of Philando Castile by Officer Jeronimo Yanez was captured on video by Castile's fiancee. The shooting happened last July after Castile told Yanez he had a gun. Jury selection in the trial is set to begin today and will likely last at least two days. Philando Castile's death last July was streamed on Facebook Live by his girlfriend.

Author: 0 Sergey Gorkov brushes off questions about meeting with Jared Kushner

The White House confirmed in March that Kushner met in December with Gorkov at the suggestion of the Russian ambassador, Sergei Kislyak, following a report on the meeting in The New York Times . "It's bad for the prospects of calm at the White House ". Senator Patrick Leahy and Representatives John Conyers and Zoe Lofgren, in the nine-page letter dated Thursday and sent to Kushner Companies President Laurent Morali, asked for details about the company's controversial May road show in ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump may try to prevent James Comey from testifying

President Trump does not plan to invoke executive privilege to try to block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress next week, The New York Times reports , citing two senior administration officials. Comey is expected to testify about several conversations he had with the president, including one in which Trump encouraged him to stop investigating his former national security adviser, Michael T.

Author: 0 Spicer addresses confusion around 'covfefe' tweet from Trump

Coincidence? The FBI doesn't think so, and has taken great interest in what was discussed at that meeting. "The internal White House war room may be aided by an outside rapid response operation, staffed by Trump loyalists who have remained outside the administration".

Local Scattered showers, thunderstorms likely Friday afternoon
Author: 0 Scattered showers, thunderstorms likely Friday afternoon

New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Saturday will be partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. There's a chance for a shower up north on Saturday morning and in southern areas in the afternoon. CT meteorologists are tracking another round of showers and thunderstorms for this afternoon.

Local 3 men killed in mill explosion identified
Author: 0 3 men killed in mill explosion identified

Robert Goodenow's body was found Thursday night. "Didion works strongly with our communities, supporting our parks and et cetera, so any loss for them is a loss for us". OSHA ordered the mill to correct the problem by April 2011. While Didion also was fined $2,500 by OSHA after a 2014 inspection for a violation of standards listed as "serious" that was related to an "electrical protective device", Didion's safety measures were lauded by the insurance company that covers Didion.

Author: 0 Trump keeps his promises scrapping climate deal

After meeting in Paris Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, Bloomberg announced his foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, will help coordinate a US effort called "America's Pledge " and will submit a societal NDC - nationally determined contribution - in lieu of a government one.

Author: 0 Dumped by Trump, Remaining TPP Nations Vow to Forge Ahead

He said the United States favors bilateral over multilateral trade deals and he expects a series of agreements in the region. Members of the TPP trade deal, which does not include China , agreed on the sidelines of the meeting to pursue it despite Trump's decision to abandon the agreement in favour of bilateral arrangements with Asian countries.

Author: 0 Former Penn State administrators sentenced to jail time in Sandusky case

Former Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Senior Vice President of Finance Gary Schultz were also sentenced Friday. At least four victims at Sandusky's trial said they were molested after 2001.Curley and Schultz were arrested in 2011, and Spanier in 2012.She said he kept Penn State trustees in the dark about the Sandusky complaint and "he allowed children to be harmed".Prosecutors also attacked Schultz, saying it defied common sense that he seemed unwilling to acknowledge ...

Author: 0 Behind Trump's Attempt to Revive Travel Ban at US Supreme Court

It says the move is justified by the need to keep the nation safe, and it says presidents have nearly unlimited discretion to make national-security judgments and to control immigration. The court may ask quickly for responses to the applications to stay the injunctions from individuals and groups that challenged the ban in lower courts.