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Local Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Testify in Open Hearing on Tuesday
Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Testify in Open Hearing on Tuesday

He declined to speak with a reporter from The Record newspaper. Two days ago, the also Secretary of Justice communicated that decision by a letter, which will be part of an investigation on alleged Russian meddling in the November 8´s elections and collusion with US President Donald Trump's campaign.

Author: 0 North Korea threatens to strike NY

The claim was made in state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun , which speaks for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's regime. "We confirmed that it took about 10 photos", of the anti-missile system, known as the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), a South Korean Defence Ministry official said .

Author: 0 Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller

He said he would agree to dismiss Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so. Sources have told CNN that multiple advisers have counseled Trump against firing Mueller. Look who he is hiring. " Time to rethink", he tweeted . Last month, Gingrich had tweeted: " Robert Mueller is superb choice to be special counsel".

Local Officer Shot in Jerseyville Break
Author: 0 Officer Shot in Jerseyville Break

Two Jerseyville police officers, as well as a Jersey County sheriff's deputy, pursued the suspect, who ran about a fifth of a mile east before the shooting started. “Our officer had multiple gunshot wounds, and we know some of them hit his vest, ” the chief said. Sergeant Danny Green (right) speaks with an Illinois State Police investigator Tuesday morning in front of DJs Pub and Grill in Jerseyville.

Author: 0 Trump to host S.Korea's Moon for White House talks

North Korea's state-run Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station aired two satellite images of the THAAD deployment site and the ballistic missile defense batteries in May. China also opposes the deployment because it worries THAAD's powerful radar system can peer into its own territory. South Korea co-hosted the World Cup in 2002 with Japan, and the organisers of next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang hope North Korea will take part.

Local LeBron James: Cavs didn't fail against Warriors in NBA Finals
Author: 0 LeBron James: Cavs didn't fail against Warriors in NBA Finals

Then it was Golden State's turn again, taking the title in five games. Originally, he was going to let some of the Cavaliers have it until he thought otherwise. The addition of Durant was not universally celebrated. Durant wants his first championship. That's all good news for Warriors fans. Kerr coached the first two games of Golden State's first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in April but stepped away because he was experiencing complications from back ...

Local Gap on climate change unveiled at G7 ministerial meeting in Italy
Author: 0 Gap on climate change unveiled at G7 ministerial meeting in Italy

While the USA was being "relegated to a footnote on climate action", said Ms. McKenna, Canada and the remaining participants at the meeting - France , Italy, Germany, Japan , the United Kingdom and the European Union - reaffirmed the commitment to the swift implementation of the Paris agreement and the need to urgently tackle climate change.

Local Flag Day Ceremony a time to remember our American history
Author: 0 Flag Day Ceremony a time to remember our American history

The town had taken care to place American flags on all of the downtown poles in observance of the upcoming summer holiday season. From fighting for human rights overseas to ensuring civil rights at home. Many of you display a flag at your home and, working for the federal government, we see it go up at sunrise and come down at sunset every day. The American Legion is one of several groups that carry out the honorable destruction of old, worn out American flags.

Author: 0 Trump "100%" willing to testify under oath

Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser. Almost 20 million United States television viewers tuned in to the explosive testimony . At a joint press conference with Romanian president Klaus Iohannis Friday, Trump said that Comey's statements "just weren't true".

Author: 0 Iran Says It Killed Mastermind Of Deadly Attacks On Parliament And Mausoleum

It said they returned to Iran in August under the command of an IS leader and escaped when authorities initially broke up their extremist cell. Iranian leaders on Friday accused the United States and Saudi Arabia of supporting the Islamic State-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran this week, as thousands of Iranians attended a funeral ceremony for the victims.

Local Showers and storms are in the forecast
Author: 0 Showers and storms are in the forecast

After 2 straight days in the 90s, this afternoon's expect 90 degree+ high temperature will officially make it a heat wave! Heat Index values Tuesday , Wednesday , and Thursday will range from 95 to 100. More details are on the exclusive early warning weather 10-day forecast on NBC Boston and necn. The high will be 88, after a morning low of 70. There should be dry periods at points on Saturday and early on Sunday .

Author: 0 FBI investigation into Pulse attack remains open

It was the single worst shooting in USA history. Around 10 p.m. Monday, people gathered at Pulse for the remembrance ceremony. Omar Mateen , the gunman who opened fire on a gay nightclub in Orlando and took hostages in a June attack that killed 49 people , was shot eight times by police and was not drunk at the time of the rampage, according to an autopsy report .

Author: 0 Schiff: The White House Is 'Afraid' of Mueller

US President Donald Trump was reportedly considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller from Russian Federation probe, even though he legally can't. Rep. Adam Schiff, of California, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, warned Trump that dismissing Mueller would ultimately be futile, saying "Don't waste your time".

Author: 0 Copy of Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Are you aware of any White House tapes of the President's meeting with Comey? Media reports have indicated that Sessions was involved in pushing President Donald Trump to fire former FBI Director James Comey in May. Democrats say that would be a mistake. Another key question on senators' minds: Sessions' role in Comey's firing. Trump was never happy with Sessions' March 2 decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

Local Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument
Author: 0 Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

The interior secretary said he had recommended to Trump that "the monument needs to be right-sized and that is absolutely critical that an appropriate part be co-managed by the tribal nations". Republicans, like Senator Orin Hatch of Utah, have argued, however, that Obama's designation of the Bears Ears monument had weakened education funding in the state through its School and Institutional Trust Lands system - which delivers revenues from land development to schools.

Local Hoosier Children's Health Lags Behind In Kids Count
Author: 0 Hoosier Children's Health Lags Behind In Kids Count

Fewer children are in poverty than in 2010, but the state still has the highest percentage of children in poverty in the nation. In 2010 the rate was 16 percent. "We've done well in making sure that our children have health insurance coverage". Mann said Medicaid funding affects that number, but Alabama's Children's Health Insurance Program, known as ALL Kids, plays a role as well.

Local Trump's travel ban faces another defeat
Author: 0 Trump's travel ban faces another defeat

The ruling from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the president violated U.S. immigration law by discriminating against people based on their nationality and by failing to demonstrate that their entry into the country would hurt American interests.

Author: 0 Cosby jury begins deliberations

Around 9:30 p.m, court officials made the decision to send the jury home, a decision that the deliberating jurors were in favor of, O'Neill said."At this stage, this jury has been in this courthouse for 13 hours", O'Neill said. The prosecution was expected to deliver its closing argument in the afternoon, and the jury could get the case later in the day. Her mother, Gianna Constand , left midway during McMonagle's closing arguments in which he repeatedly branded her daughter as a liar.

Local North Korea threatens to turn the American continent into ashes
Author: 0 North Korea threatens to turn the American continent into ashes

It was Washington's "ultimate double standard" to ban other countries from nuclear or missile tests amid its own attempts to modernize the United States arsenal. In his speech, Mattis also urged China to follow through with action its stated desire to see North Korea denuclearize, but pledged that the United States will "engage China diplomatically and economically to ensure our relationship is beneficial".

Local Senators to push Sessions for details during Tuesday hearing
Author: 0 Senators to push Sessions for details during Tuesday hearing

That remark came after revelations that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the USA last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". Trump's request, Comey testified, came during an unusual, one-on-one February 14 Oval Office conversation that followed other senior officials briefing Trump on counter-terrorism, including Sessions.

Local Officer-involved shooting at liquor store in Hampton
Author: 0 Officer-involved shooting at liquor store in Hampton

It was reported that two men entered the store, one of them armed with a handgun, and demanded money. They then fled the area in a late model silver sedan. Hampton Police tell us that following the officer-involved shooting at Hampton Towne Centre, an officer was reported to be in good condition and suspect was in serious condition.

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

Senate Republicans will have two options to advance President Trump's promise to dismantle the "horrendous" Dodd-Frank law. Yarmuth said the bill would put people's investments at risk like during the 2008 financial crisis. "For the goal of making the financial system safer, you can do a lot more of that with less complex and less burdensome regulation", Kim Schoenholtz, director of the Center for Global Economy and Business at NYU's Stern School of Business, told CNBC .

Local President Trump willing to testify about James Comey conversations
Author: 0 President Trump willing to testify about James Comey conversations

Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee that in a January 27 dinner meeting, Trump asked him to pledge his loyalty. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., offered some bad news on this score immediately after the long-awaited appearance of former FBI Director James Comey before a Senate Committee last week.

Local Attorneys general hope to force Trump financial disclosures
Author: 0 Attorneys general hope to force Trump financial disclosures

A lawsuit filed in federal court in Maryland on Monday alleges he is violating the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign governments. The Trump Hotel in the nation's capital affects business in the Washington area and is part of the reason the lawsuit was filed, the two Democratic officials explained.

Author: 0 Trump 'mulls firing Special Counsel' in Russian Federation probe

She said such a move would "destroy any shred of trust in the president's judgment that remains over here". Mr Ruddy has also accused Mr Mueller of a conflict of interest, revealing the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was a candidate to replace Mr Comey and was interviewed by Mr Trump only days before he was appointed as special independent counsel.

Author: 0 President Trump's travel ban struck down by second appeals court

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals called the national security concerns an after-the-fact justification for a policy that was "rooted in religious animus and meant to bar Muslims from this country". Another federal appeals court, the Virginia-based 4th Circuit, last month also refused to reinstate the travel ban, a decision Trump has already appealed to the Supreme Court .

Local The most awaited gaming console launched
Author: 0 The most awaited gaming console launched

Sony does not have a new console to show off either (the PS4 Pro launched last year), so that leaves even more time for fresh looks at both unannounced games and games that have been announced, but still haven't launched. According to Microsoft , all of this hardware was needed to create a 4K-capable gaming console, although Microsoft did not talk about VR. Microsoft also confirmed that there will be no new video games released that will only play on the One X, versus the One S or ...

Local Tornadoes, hail hit eastern Wyoming; 1 injury reported
Author: 0 Tornadoes, hail hit eastern Wyoming; 1 injury reported

Multiple tornado warnings and touchdowns have been reported along the Nebraska/Wyoming border into South Dakota this evening. Five tornadoes were reported in Laramie County, including one near Carpenter that damaged four or five homes, downed power lines and damaged a gas line.

Author: 0 Trump strikes back, says Comey lied

On Friday, the President declared he was "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath that Mr Comey was lying about their conversations, but refused to confirm the existence of the tapes . He, however, said that whatever Trump did was "a very disturbing thing, very concerning". But as much as Trump looked to undercut Comey's testimony , he also heralded some of his claims, namely his comment there was no evidence of collusion between Trump and the Russians and no investigation into ...

Author: 0 North Korea Expecting Visit from Former NBAer Dennis Rodman

In February 2013, when North Korea conducted its third nuclear test, Kim invited Rodman to watch a basketball game. Rodman , wearing a PotCoin-branded t-shirt and baseball cap, said in a short video released Tuesday that the trip is "all about peace".

Author: 0 Melania and Barron Trump finally move to the White House

The first lady said in a tweet that she's "looking forward to the memories we'll make" in the presidential mansion. But despite that largely understandable explanation, the living arrangement had prompted much speculation over the state Donald and Melania's marriage, with reports suggesting she was miserable being first lady and was all but estranged from her husband.

Author: 0 Sandy Hook families criticize Megyn Kelly interview with conspiracy theorist

This decision was spurred by NBC's planned broadcast of Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones , who believes the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, was a hoax . She called the interview a "riveting exchange". "Our goal in sitting down with him was to shine a light, as journalists are supposed to do, on this influential figure and, yes, to discuss the considerable falsehoods he has promoted with near impunity", she said.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial: Five Takeaways From Day Two

But Constand said Wednesday she was merely returning his messages. She later amended that account to sometime between mid-January and mid-February 2004, while on Tuesday she said it took place in early January. Cosby has denied Green's allegations, and repeatedly called her a liar . "I wasn't able to", Constand said. On Tuesday, Constand had said, "I trusted him", adding, "I wasn't scared if something became a pass at me or became an advance at me".

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions to publicly answer questions on Russia probe

On March 1, The Washington Post reported that he met twice with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign. "Never before has a president acted with such disregard for this constitutional prescription", the suit said . District Court in neighboring Maryland. America's top justice official will be the most senior government official to testify before the Senate committee, which is looking into allegations that Russian Federation had tried to meddle in last November's election.

Author: 0 Hawaii official: Ruling shows US system works

The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals used narrow grounds to reject the Trump administration's bid to undo a Hawaii federal judge's decision blocking the temporary travel ban. "By holding that the district court was wrong to block the executive order's internal review procedures, the court of appeals allowed that review to go forward - and, in the process, took away one of the arguments the government had been making in the Supreme Court for why the Hawaii order should be ...

Author: 0 Chuck Schumer invites President Trump to testify before the Senate

Congress might be calling the president's bluff - if that's what it is - by asking the White House to turn over tapes of Trump's conversations with Comey ( if they exist ) and other evidence of their conversations. Oliver also found hilarity in Comey saying he documented his meetings with Trump because he was afraid the president would lie about their interactions, comparing Comey's uncomfortable feelings to those of a person who thought they were about to be murdered.

Local Cancel Donald Trump's state visit, says Sadiq Khan
Author: 0 Cancel Donald Trump's state visit, says Sadiq Khan

Mr Khan previously said that Mr Trump was wrong about " many things" and that his state visit should not go ahead. I've been clear that we have a special relationship with the United States of America, it's very important we have a close relationship with the president, whoever he is.

Local Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport
Author: 0 Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport

The high temperature will rise to about 78 degrees, which is 15 degrees lower than Monday's, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. Providence and Worcester may hit record-breaking highs on Monday, though. Wednesday should be most cloudy, Thursday sunny and Friday mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, the weather service said . With the high temperatures, expect humidity, warned meteorologists.

Author: 0 Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

I was jittery". "I just wanted to lay it all out there". I'm "in the bag" for Kevin Love as we used to say on my old radio show. There were talks of a lack of parity, whether a super team in Golden State would render the rest of the league meaningless for the foreseeable future, but zoom out and take a long view of this Warriors franchise, and it's been one of the most dramatic three-year runs in league history.

Author: 0 Trump On Comey: 'No Collusion. No Obstruction

Trump told reporters during a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis that he never asked Comey for a loyalty pledge or urged him to scuttle an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 Fresh questions for Sessions and he'll answer in public

Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. (1830 GMT), has the potential for high drama as the Russian Federation probe continues to dominate USA politics, sidelining President Donald Trump's domestic agenda.

Author: 0 Trump's lawyer 'not going to speculate' on special counsel's future

He said the president could ask his attorney general or, because Jeff Sessions has recused himself, ask his deputy attorney general, a civil servant, Rod Rosenstein , to do it. Firebrand pundit Ann Coulter urged the government to fire Mueller . He said the President had lied that the FBI was in disarray, and that Mr Trump wanted assurances he would be "loyal" and that he himself was not under investigation .

Local Four inmates including suspected murderer escape from Oklahoma jail
Author: 0 Four inmates including suspected murderer escape from Oklahoma jail

All of the others are doing time for property crimes, according to KOCO . Moody and Baker escaped in March using the same ventilation center. According to a police report, Alberto Ambriz Salinas, 21, of Hailey, had been handcuffed and was at the hospital with a Lincoln County sheriff's deputy during an investigation of a reported rape.

Local Trump can't stop Comey with executive privilege
Author: 0 Trump can't stop Comey with executive privilege

This week Mr Comey is due to appear before the senate intelligence committee , which is looking into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election, and is expected to be asked about reported memos in which he described Mr Trump's requesting he curtail the investigation.

Local Democrats start impeachment proceedings against President Trump
Author: 0 Democrats start impeachment proceedings against President Trump

Trump had reportedly pressured Comey earlier in the year to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security advisor, who was sacked after lying about the nature of his conversations with a Russian ambassador. This would be an offense worthy of impeachment and is the same thing that put Richard Nixon in danger of impeachment before he ultimately resigned to avoid facing impeachment hearings.

Local Two Kentucky Deputies Shot; Gunman Dead
Author: 0 Two Kentucky Deputies Shot; Gunman Dead

While the deputies were inside the home Bays shot both of them, according to investigators. "The selfish act of the suspect put the lives of our deputies in danger", said Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith. The other injured deputy was taken to a local hospital, where police say he was treated and released. Deputy Liford was airlifted to UT Medical Center where he was taken into surgery.

Author: 0 Donald Trump invited to testify over James Comey, Russian meddling

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, responding to Trump's statement last week that he would "100 percent" speak under oath about the Comey affair, said he would like the President to testify in public before the Senate. "I think he's proven himself to be a dishonest man of bad character", Trump Jr. said. "All in all, Comey's testimony appears pretty damaging for the White House", Oliver said, even showing clips of various Fox News personalities - usually staunch defenders of this POTUS - ...