Author: 0 Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter

However, Comey said Thursday he "was fired in some way to change, or the endeavour was to change, the way the Russian Federation investigation was being conducted". Trump published his tweet shortly after 6 a.m. on Friday morning, during the time frame when he typically shares his thoughts on Twitter. "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer", he said.

Local Cuomo: NY state will keep Affordable Care Act protections
Author: 0 Cuomo: NY state will keep Affordable Care Act protections

House of Representative's version of the GOP health care bill. Under current law, the tax credits are determined by what your health insurance costs along with your ability to afford that coverage. Insurers that exit Obamacare's individual market would be cut off from government business including Medicaid, the children's health insurance program and the Essential Plan, which offers cheap coverage to some low-income people who don't qualify for other programs, according to a statement from ...

Author: 0 Trump says James Comey's testimony showed 'no collusion, no obstruction'

Trump also said he would be willing to speak to Robert Mueller, special counsel appointed by the Justice Department to investigate allegations that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election. "President, this is wrong and I can not discuss this with you?'" That took the kind of guts that no amount of Comey's folksy syntax - "Lordy, I hope there are tapes" - can disguise.

Author: 0 Sheriff: Orlando shooter involved in previous workplace violence incident

Demings described the suspect as a "disgruntled" former employee who was sacked in April 2017. However, in 2014, police did respond to the same business after the subject battered a fellow employee. "There is no doubt in my mind that I would've been a victim", he said. "He did not use the knife but shot five innocent people and then turned the gun on himself and killed himself".

Local Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members
Author: 0 Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members

The letter did not say whether Mr Sessions planned to give public testimony or to appear before the panel behind closed doors. The ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director reportedly told lawmakers during a closed session last week that Sessions might have had a third undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador.

Author: 0 1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

Deadline to purchase tickets is 9:45 p.m. The ticket was reportedly sold in Sun City in Riverside County. Winners have up to 1 year to claim their prize. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City, originally developed as a retirement community and now part of the city of Menifee. Powerball is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S.

Local Arrests made at anti-Shariah rally in Seattle
Author: 0 Arrests made at anti-Shariah rally in Seattle

But the counter-protesters say if the opponents of Shariah law are truly concerned about religious intolerance, they need look no further than the mirror. The Southern Poverty Law Center, which classifies ACT for America as "an anti-Muslim hate group", is providing updates on the events planned across the country .

Author: 0 Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Comey's almost three-hour testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee was his first chance to speak in public about the meetings and conversations he had with Trump during the months before being fired. But we were very, very happy and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said. Trump continued to be coy about the possibility of there being recordings of his conversations with Comey, which he has suggested previously .

Local Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel
Author: 0 Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Richard Shelby , R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate committees but it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

Local Videos show rescue of rape victim, serial killer confessions
Author: 0 Videos show rescue of rape victim, serial killer confessions

The woman, Kala Brown , was locked inside of a shipping container. The video of Brown, footage of Kohlhepp and other records were released in response to Freedom of Information requests made by the Independent Mail, The Greenville News, and other media outlets.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Woke Up and Had Some Name Calling for Breakfast

He further denied ever asking Comey for his "loyalty", contradicting Comey's detailed allegations in his sworn testimony. "I hardly know the man", Trump insisted during a news conference alongside Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the White House Rose Garden .

Author: 0 Powerball victor sold at California retailer

A Powerball player in California will take home the entire $447.8 million jackpot after matching all six numbers on their ticket in Saturday's drawing, lottery officials said. It had been estimated a $435 million before the drawing. The cash prize would be $273.1 million. The jackpot had grown because no one had matched all the numbers since 1 April.

Local U.S. intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
Author: 0 U.S. intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

The director of the US National Security Agency has said he has never been asked to do anything illegal or felt pressure to do anything immoral during his three years at the helm. During the dinner, the president asked him if he wanted to stay on as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Comey said. DNI spokesman Brian Hale said in advance of the hearing, "Director Coats does not discuss his private conversations with the President".

Author: 0 States File Supreme Court Briefs to Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

The president suggested the Justice Department to ask for an expedited hearing and seek a tougher version. On January 27, President Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning Muslims from Iran, Iraq , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , and Yemen from entering the United States.

Local British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

Britain's typically pro-Conservative press savaged May on Saturday and questioned whether she could remain in power. Former Treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May previous year - called May a "dead woman walking", and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to contest another election at any time.

Author: 0 White House, Congress Republicans nearing key tax overhaul decisions

House Ways and Means Committee ranking member Richard E. Neal (D-Mass.) pointed out that when former Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) drafted his tax reform plan in 2014, lowering the corporate tax rate 10 percentage points required losing tax breaks that companies valued more than the lower rate.

Author: 0 Protests against Sharia law across the country; Milwaukee Muslims offer alternative

But protesters on the other side said Sharia law isn't accepted in the USA - and Muslims practice a peaceful religion that's been demonized under President Donald Trump . The counter-protesters gathered on the northeast side of the intersection, banging drums and crying out "Racists, racists go home!" and "When Muslims are under attack, what do we do?" Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand.

Local Lueck has 4 hits as Florida State rallies past Sam Houston
Author: 0 Lueck has 4 hits as Florida State rallies past Sam Houston

Drew Carlton (5-4), who was FSU's third pitcher, got the win with 1 1/3 scoreless innings. Holton retired the next two via strikeout, but Jaxxon Grisham was hit by a pitch, and Hunter Hearn's two-run single pushed the lead to three. Lueck then sent the home crowd home happy with a drive into the right-center field gap that sent Walls home with the winning run. It would be their 22nd appearance and 16th under coach Mike Martin .

Local Senate Moving to Devastate Health Care Safety Net
Author: 0 Senate Moving to Devastate Health Care Safety Net

Rob Portman , R-Ohio, and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., want to see the Medicaid expansion provision that was part of the 2010 Obamacare law kept in place until 2027. Trump, along with GOP House leaders like House Speaker Paul Ryan, held a celebration after the vote for a bill that the Congressional Budget Office found would leave some 24 million people uninsured.

Author: 0 Fractured Republicans get options on healthcare Featured

But there are still scores of differences among the Senate Republicans on how best to proceed that need to be ironed out in the coming weeks if McConnell has a chance of meeting his early July deadline. HHS Secretary Tom Price testified yesterday before the Senate Finance Committee on his department's budget, and not surprisingly, there was a fair amount of discussion of the Republican plans on health care policy.

Local This One Tweet May Lead to Donald Trump's Impeachment
Author: 0 This One Tweet May Lead to Donald Trump's Impeachment

Back in December 75 percent said the president tweets too much, jumping to 82 percent six months later. But this is not a partisan issue, because Republicans are growing anxious about how frequently Trump uses Twitter as well. Twelve percent said they do not have an opinion and 4 percent said Trump is not tweeting enough. I couldn't believe he was making such statements on Twitter, as opposed to in an official White House statement, which we, the press, rely on for responses to world ...

Author: 0 Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet

Candidate Trump had promised to do it, and the United States is notorious among developed countries for not signing, not ratifying, and for withdrawing from global agreements and organisations. "If President Duterte is on the side of his constituents in the issue of climate, we urge him to demand from the USA to honor their obligations to the climate [agreement] and the Philippines, [which is] still among the top five most climate-vulnerable countries", Pedrosa said.

Author: 0 Trump Uncharacteristically Quiet on Day of Historic Testimony

So now? They're better. "And he's doing it". U.S. President Donald Trump has uncharacteristically refrained from making comments about Thursday's congressional testimony by the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired a month ago.

Author: 0 Demonstrations against Islamic law met with counterprotests against hate

There was a heavy police presence on either side of the street, both on foot and on bike patrol to keep the peace, with each side pushing its own agenda. No arrests were made at the San Bernardino rally and there were no reports of violence, according to the Press-Enterprise . The Board Chair of CAIR says the dinner could not have come at a better time, she wants the public not to spread words of hate, but to listen and understand before forming opinions.

Author: 0 Journal entry before bus crash: 'God has called me here'

And Sarah's mother, despite her grief, remained hopeful during her speech at the press conference on Thursday. On the way to the Atlanta airport for a student mission trip to Africa , an Alabama church bus flipped in a crash with two other vehicles, killing a teen girl and injuring dozens more.

Local What, exactly, was John McCain asking James Comey?
Author: 0 What, exactly, was John McCain asking James Comey?

The conversations related to investigations the bureau had into Trump campaign links to Russian Federation and an associated probe into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. It's hard to say, but McCain seemed to be trying to blunt the effect of Comey's testimony about Trump. While McCain said his questions went over many people's heads, he did poke a little fun at himself.

Local Watch The Moment Jeremy Corbyn's Hive Five Went VERY Wrong
Author: 0 Watch The Moment Jeremy Corbyn's Hive Five Went VERY Wrong

Last month, Goodwin tweeted that there was no way Labor Party under Jeremy Corbyn would be able to bag more than 38% of votes. Mr Corbyn's party got 40 per cent and Matthew Goodwin had to eat more than just his words. Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, tries to high-five with Labour's Emily Thornberry after arriving for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017.

Local Two adults and one boy killed, two children injured in Sandy shooting
Author: 0 Two adults and one boy killed, two children injured in Sandy shooting

Community members look on as police officers investigate the scene of a shooting in Sandy, Utah , Tuesday . Those transported to the hospital are a juvenile male, who was admitted in critical condition and has since been upgraded to stable, and a juvenile female who was and remains in stable condition.

Local John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements
Author: 0 John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements

But his puzzling line of questioning at yesterday's Senate Intelligence Committee lit up social media with comments McCain's camp said last night were "nasty". McCain went on: "At the same time you made the announcement there would be no charges brought against then-Secretary Clinton for any activities involved in the Russian Federation involvement in our engagement, in our election".

Local Top two aides to British PM May quit
Author: 0 Top two aides to British PM May quit

The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. The result has demolished May's political authority, and she has also lost her two top aides, sacrificed in a bid to save their leader from being toppled by a furious Conservative Party .

Author: 0 Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail

Authorities say the Thompsons subdued and restrained Hernandez after Terry Thompson confronted him on May 28 after seeing him urinate outside a Denny's. "This is a high priority administrative review, and I have asked that it be conducted in a timely, thorough manner", Gonzalez said. The deputy has also been pulled from patrol duties while the investigation continues, the sheriff confirmed Tuesday.

Local This is why intel leaders wouldn't talk to the Senate today
Author: 0 This is why intel leaders wouldn't talk to the Senate today

Appearing before the Senate Committee on Intelligence Wednesday were National Intelligence Director Dan Coats , National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers , Deputy U.S. Comey said he doubted the Justice Department would be able to conduct a thorough investigation and wanted a special counsel to assume that role. King: What you feel isn't relevant, admiral.

Local ISIL Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'Killed in Syria Airstrike'
Author: 0 ISIL Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'Killed in Syria Airstrike'

Baghdad is on a wanted list with $25 million bounty on his head. The leader of Islamic State has been killed in an air strike in Syria, according to unverified reports in Syrian state media. This is to notice that earlier also many reports had suggested that he has been killed but all the reports and rumours had proved false. Like Saddam Hussein before him, al-Baghdadi was hiding in a basement bolthole, accessed through a disguised entrance in a tiled floor.

Author: 0 Trump legal team to file complaint over Comey memos, source says

Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to drop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn , Trump responded: " I didn't say that ". Pressed further, Trump said people would be " very disappointed when you hear the answer". " I didn't say that ", Trump interrupted him. Days after he fired Mr Comey on 9 May, Mr Trump tweeted: " James Comey better hope that there are no " tapes " of our ...

Local Michelle Carter's Defense Ask Judge To Dismiss Case
Author: 0 Michelle Carter's Defense Ask Judge To Dismiss Case

Her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, killed himself on July 12, 2014. The defense lawyer said Carter's words in text messages were protected free speech and that MA does not have a law against suicide or assisting someone to commit suicide.

Author: 0 President Donald Trump deflects questions about possible tapes of James Comey meeting

He testified that Trump invited him to a private dinner at the White House on January 27, where the president said , "I need loyalty". "I didn't obey that, but that's the way I took it", Comey said . Trump wrote at 6:10 a.m. "I'll tell you about that maybe in the very near future", he said. While Mr Trump's staunchest supporters have tried to paint Mr Comey's testimony as vindication for the president, few Republicans who do not work for Trump have stepped in to defend the ...

Local U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
Author: 0 U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Addressing a White House news conference, the president said Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Secretary Tillerson told reporters at the State Department shortly before Trump's remarks that this blockade is hindering the USA -led military campaign against ISIS, creating hardships for the people of Qatar and "impairing US and other global business activities in the region".

Author: 0 Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations

The Post last month reported Trump had appealed to Rogers, if he could, to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during the 2016 election . The Post report went into a detailed account of Trump pulling Coats aside after a March 22 briefing at the White House and complaining about Comey's handling of the probe.

Author: 0 Trump sought Coats' appeal on Flynn

At a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee , Virginia Democrat Mark Warner asked Coats and Rogers about media reports that Trump asked them to intervene regarding the Justice Department investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn , and the broader inquiry surrounding Russian Federation.