Author: 0 Ghost Ship leaseholder & tenant charged with involuntary manslaughter

Past residents of the warehouse accused Almena of ignoring hazardous living conditions and putting profits over safety. Today , a step towards justice has been taken. "In theory they could even be second-degree murder charges, but involuntary manslaughter seems a no-brainer", Weisberg said. The manager was sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty.

Author: 0 Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis -White House

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is ready to support any diplomatic efforts to resolve tensions between Qatar and other Gulf Arab states "if desired by all parties", his spokesman said on Thursday. The United Arab Emirates , Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism, which Qatar denies. Officials in Ankara said the Turkish Parliament would fast-track a draft Bill allowing its troops to be deployed to a military base in Qatar.

Author: 0 Comey Gave 'Every Indication' Trump Is 'In Fact,' 'May Be' Under Investigation

Mr Comey not only claimed the President failed to tell the truth about why he fired him, but he also suggested Mr Trump had a propensity to lie from the start . As Comey told Diane Feinstein, "Maybe other people would be stronger in that circumstance". He added he had no problem with the Trump releasing the tapes, if they exist.

Author: 0 Trump aides tell him to keep Sessions as U.S. attorney general

The news network reports that Trump only found out about the recusal shortly before that incredible press conference in which Sessions displayed his legal acrobatic skills as he simultaneously avoided admitting any guilt and distanced himself from the probe into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

Local Catalonia steps up separatist challenge with Oct. 1 vote
Author: 0 Catalonia steps up separatist challenge with Oct. 1 vote

Similarly, the regional government in Barcelona had reportedly launched public tenders for the supplies or urns and ballots needed for a vote but officially they are to be used for other purposes. Barcelona mayor Ada Colau, a prominent figure in Spain's new anti-establishment left movement, has rejected supporting a vote that is not agreed with central authorities.

Local Louis blocks off street leading to Confederate memorial in Forest Park
Author: 0 Louis blocks off street leading to Confederate memorial in Forest Park

The alderman on the committee felt despite the seemingly moot point of the meeting, it was still important to hear from the public. The decision in St. The city says it will cost between $100,000- $130,000 to disassemble. "She knows there's a legislative body and I wish she had gone through that process", said Alderwoman Sharon Tyus, who introduced the bill to take down the monument.

Local Wichita State American schedule includes visits from Cincinnati, SMU, UConn
Author: 0 Wichita State American schedule includes visits from Cincinnati, SMU, UConn

South Florida and Tulane travel to Koch Arena. The Wave will return three-time all-conference honoree and rising senior Kolby Morgan, who averaged 19.2 points per game last season. UCF went 11-7 in the AAC and 24-12 overall, finishing one game shy of the school record for victories in a season. The Pirates' conference schedule features home-and-home series against Cincinnati, Houston, Memphis, SMU and Tulsa.

Author: 0 Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple': Comey

Shortly after the mention by Comey , the school tweeted: "Columbia Law's site is down at the moment". "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey said. "It's a good question", Comey replied. Northland said he thinks Trump's political enemies will keep attacking until something sticks, but he's curious about what that will be.

Local 'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony
Author: 0 'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony

Trump Jr. took issue with Comey's comments about whether the president was ordering him to drop the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. An advertisement appearing on cable networks yesterday morning, paid for by the pro-Trump political action committee called Great America Alliance, questioned Mr Comey's ethics and competence, and concluded that he was "just another DC insider".

Author: 0 Majority of Republican voters say Trump tweets too much

Sixty-nine percent of registered voters said he is using Twitter "too much", while 15 percent said he is tweeting "about the right amount". The poll, which surveyed almost 2,000 registered voters from June 1 to 2, has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.

Local Jeff Sessions set for grilling on Russia, Comey
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions set for grilling on Russia, Comey

Comey said that while he was appointed in 2013 to serve a 10-year term as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, he understood he served "at the pleasure of the president", meaning he could be fired at any time , regardless of reason.

Local Lawyers: Gianforte wants to enter plea in assault case
Author: 0 Lawyers: Gianforte wants to enter plea in assault case

Gianforte will appear in court in Bozeman on Monday and is scheduled to be sentenced the same day, after he enters his plea, Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert said by phone. In the apology, Gianforte promised to donate $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists, an advocacy group for press freedoms and journalists' rights.

Author: 0 GOP-run House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

Dodd-Frank provisions reached deep into USA business and financial life, setting up a new agency to monitor financial products, a multi-agency supervisory body to identify risks to the financial system, and tougher disclosure and other regulatory standards for financial institutions.

Local Trump's anger reaches new peaks in the White House
Author: 0 Trump's anger reaches new peaks in the White House

The original source of the rift between Trump and his AG goes back several weeks, to the moment when Sessions made a decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Sanders' confirmation came after multiple attempts to skirt questions on the topic from the White House podium. Trump is keenly aware of the chain of consequences that unfolded after his firing of FBI Director James Comey in May, that have consumed his White House ever since, the person said on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Political World Watching As Comey Begins Testimony

Such statutes were broadly drafted. The senator was trying to "reduce this to the lowest common denominator, that at the end of the day, the president was not trying to obstruct the investigation", said Kenneth Khachigian, a former aide to President Richard Nixon and speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan.

Author: 0 Comey's testimony gives building blocks for obstruction case

Or did Trump go all the way to illegal behavior by directing Comey to tamper with a criminal investigation? "I hope you can let this go", Comey said Trump told him about Flynn. But even as watching Americans struggled in the brambles of division, with Republicans and Democrats seemingly trapped in partisan positions, sharp-eyed spectators will have noticed something important.

Local Thief tries to use backhoe to break into ATM, fails
Author: 0 Thief tries to use backhoe to break into ATM, fails

A man steals a backhoe in Prince George's County and then uses it to rob an ATM. The machine was too hard to crack open, police said . It happened on the morning of June 1 and it was all caught on surveillance cameras. "He stole an ATM the first time and now he's upgraded to a backhoe", Coleman said. Police think the robber is the same person behind an ATM theft a year ago.

Author: 0 Free Speech Legal Center Threatens To Sue Trump For Blocking Twitter Users

He called the courts "slow and political", Democrats "OBSTRUCTIONISTS" for not approving his appointees fast enough and London Mayor Sadiq Khan's response in the wake of a terror attack a " pathetic excuse". Mr Spicer was replaced in the White House briefing room by his deputy Sarah Huckabee Sanders , who rejected suggestions the embattled spokesman was stepping down.

Local US intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge
Author: 0 US intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge

Winner's lawyer Titus Thomas Nichols had told the Daily News that his client, whose alleged leak was published by The Intercept on Monday, should be released because she is not likely to reoffend and has no criminal record. US assistant attorney Jennifer Solari said that victor may also have more information to leak if released. Solari countered that Winner's political agenda mattered more to her than her oath to protect secrets entrusted to her, adding that she might be tempted to flee ...

Local France's Climate Change Website Appropriates Trump's Campaign Slogan
Author: 0 France's Climate Change Website Appropriates Trump's Campaign Slogan

Having already this week promised to strengthen France's climate targets in response to the US's plan to quit the Paris Agreement, the newly-elected leader yesterday announced a new website - www.makeourplanetgreatagain.fr - in a thinly-veiled riposte to US President and climate sceptic Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign slogan.

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Author: 0 President Trump's Lashing Out on Twitter about "the FAKE media"

At no other time in history has the general public had such keen insight into the workings of the mind of their ruler. "The [point] can not be stressed enough that tweets on legal matters seriously undermine Admin agenda and POTUS - and those who support him, as I do, need to reinforce that [point] and not be shy about it", Conway tweeted.

Local Another arrest in London attack as third attacker is named
Author: 0 Another arrest in London attack as third attacker is named

There has been no official comment on the reports from United Kingdom authorities, but Scotland Yard said Zaghba was not a police or MI5 "subject of interest". Ordinary Londoners also helped to chase the attackers away. IS has claimed responsibility for three attacks in Britain since March, and Dick described the recent wave of violence as "unprecedented in my working life".

Local Eric Trump: Democrats are 'not even people'
Author: 0 Eric Trump: Democrats are 'not even people'

The donations, $100,000 to be exact, were funneled through Eric's foundation to Trump's golf course to pay for expenses, Forbes reported . That is what our president did, according to this investigation, and Eric Trump was right there to help him charge these people for use of their property instead of giving that money to charity .

Local Alabama to execute man for '94 killing of fast-food workers
Author: 0 Alabama to execute man for '94 killing of fast-food workers

Melson then fired into the restaurant's freezer, killing three employees - Nathaniel Baker , Tamika Collins and Darrell Collier - and injuring worker Bryant Archer , the AP reported . Melson's claims, because they describe the horrific results of using midazolam in a way it was never intended - as an anesthetic", Melson's attorneys wrote in the stay request.

Author: 0 Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

But he declined to offer an opinion on whether it met such a threshold. Still, there's no doubt the veteran lawman made for a challenging adversary. Comey's one-on-one dinner with Trump on January 27, in which the president asked for his loyalty, occurred just after the White House was briefed on the investigation of former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.

Local Greitens recalls legislators to burnish his anti-abortion credentials
Author: 0 Greitens recalls legislators to burnish his anti-abortion credentials

Greitens praised the state's faith community and the work of pregnancy centers across Missouri. "If a woman needs help, abortion clinics shouldn't be able to tell an ambulance to come slowly-to not use their lights and sirens-or to go around to the back gate, just because they are anxious that an ambulance arriving might make their abortion clinic look bad".

Author: 0 Man's family pleased with charges filed in his death

Chauna Thompson is a deputy with the Harris County's Sheriff's office. Hernandez died three days after the May 28 confrontation that he had with the Thompsons outside the Denny's restaurant in Sheldon, 17 miles (27.36 kilometers) northeast of Houston .

Author: 0 UK exit poll suggests PM May's election gamble has backfired

But after a faltering campaign marred by political U-turns and two terror attacks, May's Conservative Party were on course to fall short of an overall majority, results and predictions suggested. Meanwhile, the Tories, interestingly, are making some gains in Scotland too, a tribute, not least, to the remarkable Ruth Davidson (on the left of the party and a Remainer, both not so incidentally), their leader in that country.

Author: 0 Comey says he was sacked over Russian Federation probe, blasts 'lies'

But not since Richard Nixon has a president's veracity been so blatantly and publicly questioned: At least three times , Comey implied that he feared the president would lie, and he told the committee in no uncertain terms. "There is always a possibility if you have a criminal case against someone and you bring it and squeeze them, you flip them, and they give you information about something else", Comey said.

Local Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

In the initial aftermath from this weekend's attacks in London, Trump tweeted that Khan should be ashamed of himself for telling his citizens there's "no reason to be alarmed ". They're not even sparing him at a fragile time of a terror attack , when the last thing Londoners want is to doubt their own mayor. Khan said in a statement after the attack Saturday that there was "no reason to be alarmed".

Author: 0 Kuwait steps in to mediate crisis between Qatar, Arab nations

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told the broadcaster that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the hack and the planting of fake news. After the tweets, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the US was in communication with all parties to resolve issues and restore cooperation. Qatar is home to the biggest USA airbase in the Middle East, Al-Udeid, where some 10,000 military personnel are stationed.

Author: 0 Will Nevada Be the First State to Adopt 'Medicaid for All'?

In this March 24, 2017, file photo, President. Resources available through the Patient and State Stability Fund would be less than the spending reductions called for in the House bill . Trump's legislative affairs director, Marc Short, said he expected the Senate legislation to look a lot like the House version. That could be an issue for NY and California, which both require all health plans to provide that coverage.

Author: 0 White House Strikes Back at Comey, Says Trump 'Not a Liar'

On Twitter , Ali said he "spoke to 6 former US Attorneys" who all believe Trump's firing of Comey following the FBI's probe into disgraced national security advisor Mike Flynn "meets [the] definition of obstruction". Comey said that he started taking detailed memos of their meeting after their first private conversation on January 6. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey said Thursday, later urging the president to release any tapes he has.

Author: 0 Bahrain to jail Qatar sympathisers

The Chairman National Human Rights Committee of Qatar , Ali bin Smaikh Al-Marri, said that the 14-day term given to Qataris by those nations after breaking diplomatic ties with Doha on Monday contravenes global norms and principles affecting Qataris.

Local Nikki Haley: Trump Does Believe in Climate Change, Humans' Role In It
Author: 0 Nikki Haley: Trump Does Believe in Climate Change, Humans' Role In It

When President Donald Trump last week pulled out of a historic worldwide agreement to mitigate global warming, he said he did so because it was a bad deal. She said that the U.S. is conscious about the environment and it will continue to do its part in protecting climate change . "We are determined to fight climate change from the front lines so that we can preserve our environment - including our Narragansett Bay - for future generations and create good-paying, future-proof jobs in ...

Local Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond
Author: 0 Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

At the time , victor was working at an NSA outpost, while technically employed by a government contractor called Pluribus International Corporation. The Intercept stated that it has "no knowledge of the identity of the person who provided us with the document" and stresses that the allegations against victor are unproven.

Local Frank Lloyd Wright Phoenix home given to architecture school
Author: 0 Frank Lloyd Wright Phoenix home given to architecture school

Built in 1952, the building is considered a precursor to the iconic Guggenheim, which came seven years later, according to Aaron Betsky , the school's dean. The home will be transformed into a place for architecture students to do hands-on restoration and renovation projects. More than anything else, a statement from MoMA reads, "the exhibition seeks to open up Wright's work to critical inquiry and debate, and to introduce experts and general audiences alike to new angles and ...

Author: 0 Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'

Comey noted that he wanted to create interest in a special counsel. Comey declined in repeated answers. The president dropped the other shoe on May 9, summarily firing Comey. The hearing unfolded amid intense political interest, and within a remarkable political context as Comey delivered detrimental testimony about the president who fired him, a president who won election only after Comey damaged his opponent, Hillary Clinton , in the final days of the campaign.

Author: 0 Cosby attorneys highlight sex assault accuser's 'confusion'

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele pinched the bridge of his nose and stared at the table as Constand gave the response. The countervailing idea-that Cosby identified women whose professional vulnerabilities could be used as an opening for sexual exploitation-has not yet been suggested inside the courtroom.

Local Wall St rises as Comey testimony springs no surprise (Update 1)
Author: 0 Wall St rises as Comey testimony springs no surprise (Update 1)

Trump's request in a February 14 Oval Office meeting that Comey back off of investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn was interpreted by Comey as a direction but not as an order, he testified. It's not that there should have been any credible doubt about that before. The Times reported then that USA investigators had intelligence showing that Trump associates had "repeated contacts with Russian intelligence".

Author: 0 White House Pushes Back After Reporter Asks Where Spicer Is

If US President Donald Trump's tweets were not enough, here comes a "bot" that formats his tweets as official White House statements - enough to jolt administrative officials who have tried to downplay Trumps Twitter habits. The biggest group of people to believe Trump is tweeting too much is the Democrats - no big surprise - with 82 percent agreeing with that statement, up seven points from December .

Author: 0 Comey: 'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes'

Comey said he had to announce his findings to protect the credibility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department. Comey also said that he was disturbed that the President repeatedly raised the issue of his wanting to keep his job and interpreted it as a sign that the President hoped to get something in return.

Author: 0 Trump's Tweets on Qatar-Gulf Nations Split Raise Questions

Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, have cut ties with Qatar and moved to isolate the Gulf nation, accusing it of harboring extremists. "And I would say that's true of all the [Gulf Cooperation Council] countries; they have their own work to do in that regard". In his second intervention in the dispute in as many days, Trump urged action against terrorism in a call with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al- Thani, a White House statement said, suggesting a ...

Local Alec Baldwin defends Kathy Griffin, slams President Trump after photo scandal
Author: 0 Alec Baldwin defends Kathy Griffin, slams President Trump after photo scandal

Hours after posting the picture and a video of her mocking the touble she might get in with teh Secret Service and joking that she might have to move to Mexico, she pulled the image down and apologized . The press conference took place at the attorney's office on Friday morning (June 2) in Woodland Hills, Calif. Cooper also said he understood CNN's decision to fire Griffin .

Author: 0 Trump's tweets draw scorn from some, support from others

Dealing with President Donald Trump's more outlandish comments has "a learning curve for everyone around the world" - but, that doesn't me he should stop Tweeting , Miss USA says . Nauert echoed that message Tuesday, saying Qatar has made "great progress" in cutting terrorism financing, but warned, "They still have work to do".