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Local Comey memo: Trump sought to end Flynn probe
Author: 0 Comey memo: Trump sought to end Flynn probe

It is part of a paper trail Comey created documenting what he believed to be improper efforts to influence the investigation. "Well I think the President lost patience and I think people in the Justice Department lost confidence in Director Comey himself", he said .

Author: 0 Tornados Hit Texas, Oklahoma And Wisconsin

Another tornado flattened much of a subdivision on the southern fringe of Elk City, Oklahoma, about 110 miles west of Oklahoma City. There were media reports of damage with the storm, he said. Walker will survey what's left of the Prairie Lakes Estates Mobile Home Park near Chetek Wednesday afternoon. The severe storm that hit the Chetek area started to develop about two hours earlier in the St.

Author: 0 China to host 2nd Belt and Road forum in 2019

Also, delegations from over 100 countries were present in the ceremony. But this doesn't mean that it will not join the project. But for India, this isn't just a matter of economics alone but has serious ramifications on the issue of its territorial integrity and security.

Author: 0 This is what Obama told his friend about Trump

That is to say, he knows a "bullsh**ter" when he sees one. People Magazine reports that after years of harassing Obama from a distance, Trump suddenly professed his deep "respect" and "admiration" for Obama once the two actually spoke for the first time.

Local Niskayuna grad charged in Penn State hazing death
Author: 0 Niskayuna grad charged in Penn State hazing death

On Friday, 10 members had already been arraigned. Centre County President Judge Thomas King Kistler presided over the arraignment, opting to arraign several as a group because they all faced the same charge. He claimed that he screamed for someone to call 911, but the others shouted him down. An hour later, the report says Piazza fell down a flight of stairs.

Author: 0 President Donald Trump establishes Election Integrity Commission to study voter fraud

Mr Trump signed an executive order establishing the commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the American election system. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton , a former US secretary of state, winning the White House in the Electoral College, the USA system of picking presidents in which state-by-state outcomes determine the victor, not the national popular vote.

Local United States airlines meet Homeland Security officials over laptop ban
Author: 0 United States airlines meet Homeland Security officials over laptop ban

Representatives of American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc and United Airlines Inc all met confidentially with officials from DHS and Airlines for America, a trade group, on Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported , to review a likely expansion of usa policy to ban electronic devices larger than cell phones from being on board certain foreign arrivals.

Author: 0 Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin said community members also were pitching in. Numerous homes at the Prairie Lakes Estates trailer park were destroyed. "We had some tornadoes in the eastern part touch down throughout Tuesday night", National Weather Service forecaster John Cockrell said.

Author: 0 New Orleans begins takedown of 3rd Confederate-era monument

Grand monuments to Confederate President Jefferson Davis, along with General Robert E. Lee and others line the street into downtown Richmond. The City Council voted 6-1 in 2015 to remove the monuments after a succession of contentious public meetings where impassioned monument supporters and opponents heckled each other.

Local Google Avoids Genericide, Will Remain A Protected Trademark
Author: 0 Google Avoids Genericide, Will Remain A Protected Trademark

Patent and Trademark Office. Google retains its trademark though the name... He rejected the claim that Google itself has used the word generically, for which the plaintiffs offered an email from Larry Page, encouraging recipients to “[h] ave fund and keep googling!” This was merely another example of verb use, Tallman said.

Local Krasner likely victor of Democratic nomination for Philly DA
Author: 0 Krasner likely victor of Democratic nomination for Philly DA

Krasner will face GOP nominee, Beth Grossman in the District Attorney election in November. In the Democratic race for city controller, Rebecca Rhynhart defeated incumbent Alan Butkovitz, who was seeking his fourth term. They hope to succeed Democrat Seth Williams , who goes on trial next month in a federal bribery case. Developer Nat Hyman defeated a city police detective to win the Republican nomination for Allentown mayor.

Local Trump Plans To Quickly Nominate New FBI Director
Author: 0 Trump Plans To Quickly Nominate New FBI Director

The BBC's Laura Bicker in Washington says Mr Trump was referring to a private White House dinner in January during which the president claims Mr Comey assured him he was not being investigated over alleged links to Russian Federation. When the opposite occurred, Trump grew incensed - both at Democrats and his own communications staff for not quickly lining up more Republicans to defend him on television.

Local 2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin
Author: 0 2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

A mobile home is a particularly unsafe place to be during a tornado, according to the National Weather Service. National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Hultquist said the storms covered so much ground and were so powerful because of a combination of factors, including the dry Texas air that fed them and strong winds in the Great Lakes area.

Local Trump urges Liberty University grads to stand up to criticism
Author: 0 Trump urges Liberty University grads to stand up to criticism

Back in D.C., the political storm from Trump's unexpected firing of FBI Director James Comey still raged on after Trump's own account of the firing clashed with the explanation given by his own aides and White House officials. "But here we are celebrating together on this very joyous occasion", Trump said to the crowd. The visit was Trump's third to Liberty University. "Embrace the label.

Local Dems push 'grand bargain' votes in Senate, declare progress
Author: 0 Dems push 'grand bargain' votes in Senate, declare progress

Senate President John Cullerton says he'll send the approved bills to the House. If the governor wants to negotiate with them, said Lang, "the four of us will go scurrying to the second floor to have whatever meetings the governor wishes to have".

Author: 0 Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers

According to the White House, 118 officers killed in the line of duty in the United States previous year, including 66 in malicious attacks - a 40 percent increase from 2015. Officers and community members gathered at Hendersonville Church of Christ to honor fallen officers. "Steve knew from the time I met him, that he wanted to go into law enforcement", said Barbara Favela, wife of fallen officer, Steven Favela.

Local Amtrak train conductor shot by passenger near Chicago
Author: 0 Amtrak train conductor shot by passenger near Chicago

He was was alert and conscious when police arrived at the station and taken to Edward Hospital in Naperville, said the commander. "We do not know any motive at this time or reason why it happened". "I've never seen anything in my life like this". The accused gunman was held by passengers until police arrived. "Everybody on the train was upset", she said.

Local Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show
Author: 0 Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show

He was speaking from a stage at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, where the band has played to sold-out crowds many times. "We are going to pop up and surprise the school that had the most votes to get us to come", Jon Bon Jovi said on Good Morning America on Tuesday.

Local Google gets you info by pointing camera at it
Author: 0 Google gets you info by pointing camera at it

Another example Pichai offered was how Lens could recognize the context of what you're doing. Point the camera at a Wi-Fi access code and it will automatically connect you to Wi-Fi. But the entry into the iPhone isn't the only update for Assistant, as Google brings the AI into even more devices. Pinterest has a similar tool. You can also have a look at what Google did with the Android Device manager.

Local Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness
Author: 0 Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

Lookin At Lee, the Derby runner-up, worked a half-mile at 7:15 a.m.in:51.20 with splits of:13 and:25.80 before galloping out in 1:04.80. According to the Form's Grening, Always Dreaming "threw in a couple of sub 16-second eighth miles during his gallop and looks very much like a horse ready to go back into battle".

Local MS-13 gang targeted in sweep across Los Angeles
Author: 0 MS-13 gang targeted in sweep across Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES ( CNN ) - Hundreds of federal and local authorities stormed homes and storefronts across Los Angeles early Wednesday, targeting dozens of high-ranking members of the notorious MS-13 street gang. It is 4:00 a.m., and a dozen ATF agents have poured out of an armored vehicle, preparing to break open the front and back doors of an inconspicuous store just outside downtown Los Angeles .

Local Sally Yates Says Russia Had 'Real Leverage' Over Michael Flynn
Author: 0 Sally Yates Says Russia Had 'Real Leverage' Over Michael Flynn

Last night, in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper , Yates spoke on the magnitude of the leverage Russian Federation had over Flynn. The White House has previously said it did not rescind Flynn's security clearances in the interim period after Yates made her notification, but before he was sacked.

Author: 0 White House refuses to answer questions on Trump 'taping Comey's conversations'

Trump has said a decision could come before he leaves Friday for the Mideast and Europe, his first overseas trip as president. Both the president and Russian Federation denies the claims. "The dots seem to be fairly obviously connected that there's a lot more smoke here, but I'm trying to give the president the benefit of the doubt until we finish this investigation", Warner said.

Local FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate
Author: 0 FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate

The FDA's warning was issued for all four lead testing systems from Magellan Diagnostics including LeadCare, LeadCare II, LeadCare Plus and LeadCare Ultra. However, on April 28, Magellan notified customers they should no longer use the blood collection tubes, and that they should also discontinue the 24-hour incubation method.

Local At least 8 tornadoes struck Oklahoma, killing 1
Author: 0 At least 8 tornadoes struck Oklahoma, killing 1

The weather service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says the greatest risk of tornadoes is in western Oklahoma and the eastern Panhandle of Texas with a slight chance of tornadoes extending from southern Texas across the western half of Oklahoma through Kansas, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Iowa in addition to southeastern Minnesota and northwestern Missouri.

Local Ex-congresswoman Brown convicted of taking money from education charity
Author: 0 Ex-congresswoman Brown convicted of taking money from education charity

She had pleaded not guilty to all of the charges, but lost re-election last fall after her indictment. 'I really need your help, ' Corrine Brown wrote in January 2016 to accompany a Facebook picture of her at the U.S. "Corrupt public officials undermine the integrity of our government and violate the public's trust, and that is why investigating public corruption remains the FBI's top criminal priority", Spencer said.

Author: 0 State House OKs bill for convention to limit federal powers

The move has already cleared the Texas Senate and now needs only a final House vote - which should come Wednesday - before Gov. Greg Abbott can sign it into law. "I think Senate Bill 4 goes all the way in protecting our citizens, and I think it's a terrific bill", said Republican Senator Van Taylor. She said she has always followed the law "and that will not change".

Local Lidl will open first U.S. stores on June 15
Author: 0 Lidl will open first U.S. stores on June 15

Lidl, a Teutonic discount supermarket chain, is set to open its first US stores next month, in a move that could jeopardize Walmart's (wmt) hard fought share gains in the lower-priced grocery wars. Lidl said customers can expect to save up to 50 percent on their groceries compares with other supermarkets. About 90 percent of Lidl's products in its USA stores will be private label, with some as-yet-undisclosed national brands added to the mix.

Local Peace Officer Memorial ceremony held at State Capitol
Author: 0 Peace Officer Memorial ceremony held at State Capitol

The event was held in conjunction with the annual Police Officers Memorial Ceremony at the Elgin Police Department. Wednesday's ceremony started with a procession of police vehicles, including a special flyover by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office helicopter.

Author: 0 Trump may pick Comey's replacement next week

At least six candidates to be the bureau's director were in line for the first interviews with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, at Justice Department headquarters. FBI officials have questioned Trump's claims, and the agency' acting director, Andrew McCabe , on Thursday said such assurances about the scope of an ongoing counterintelligence investigation would not be "standard practice".

Local Judges Will Again Decide Fate Of Travel Ban
Author: 0 Judges Will Again Decide Fate Of Travel Ban

In late January, the president's executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries was struck down - as was a revised order in March created to get around the legal issues of the first ban. "How is a court to know if in fact it's a Muslim ban in the guise of a national security justification?" asked U.S. Circuit Judge Ronald Gould, who presided over the Monday hearing, broadcast live from a federal courthouse in Seattle on the court's website and C-SPAN.

Local Water main break shuts down Ellicott City road
Author: 0 Water main break shuts down Ellicott City road

Officials with the Howard County Bureau of Utilities are working on shutting down the water main, and have asked the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company "to secure the power pole and ensure that it's not affected from the washout", Gerwin said.

Author: 0 Netanyahu takes issue with Abbas saying the Palestinians teach their children peace

Both leaders agreed that while the United States can support progress toward a peace deal, a solution cannot be imposed on the Israelis and Palestinians by any party, including by one side on the other. "This is what Israel is always ready for", Netanyahu told reporters ahead of the talks with Romanian Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu. Abu Mazen is nickname by which Abbas is sometimes referred to.

Local US Lawmakers Ask Trump to Turn Over Any Comey Tapes
Author: 0 US Lawmakers Ask Trump to Turn Over Any Comey Tapes

The communications staff charged with explaining the decision to the American people had an hour's notice. That's far different that the White House's initial account in the hours after Comey's firing. Spicer, who kept his answers short during Friday's briefing and largely dodged specific questions about Trump's meeting with Comey, said he was not aware that any recording of the Trump-Comey meeting exists.

Local Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security
Author: 0 Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

Clarke said that in his new role, which does not require Senate confirmation, he will "take complaints of shortcomings in the Department of Homeland Security". The search for a successor, Evenson said, won't begin until Walker's office receives that notice. Walker's office said the application process for interested applicants will last for about two weeks, followed by interviews.

Author: 0 Firestorm over Comey's dismissal adds to Trump frustrations

During the interview, Trump said there's an "incredible" level of hostility from reporters toward Press Secretary Sean Spicer and his deputy, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Trump said. "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???" "If there's tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over".

Author: 0 Trump says he could have new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief by end of week

He said most are "very well known" and of the "highest level". Among those also expected to be coming were acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe, Michael J. Already Trump's decision appears to have emboldened the Senate intelligence committee investigating Russia's election interference and the president's associates, with lawmakers announcing a subpoena for former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Local Trump accused of asking FBI to end Michael Flynn investigation
Author: 0 Trump accused of asking FBI to end Michael Flynn investigation

The White House says the report is "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president and Mr. Comey". The White House denied the president did anything improper in his meeting with the Russians. When asked by email if Trump's comments amounted to obstruction of justice Tribe said, "I believe it does, quite strongly". Top staff, including Pence, left the White House to attend a fundraiser for the America First Policies PAC at a Washington steak house, Del ...

Author: 0 President Donald Trump Illuminates the White House in Blue to Honor LE

We live in a time when it is increasingly risky to be a Peace Officer, and when those officers find themselves under enhanced scrutiny. "Every child in America who has lost a mom or dad in the line of duty, I want you to know, your parents are American heroes", said President Trump.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan isn't done carrying water for Donald Trump

Asked what he thinks of Trump presidency, Putin said it's up to the American people to judge but his performance can only be rated "only when he's allowed to work at full capacity", implying that someone is hampering Trump's efforts. Meanwhile, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) called the memo a "textbook. case of an attempt to obstruct justice". Comey declined, instead telling the president he would always be "honest".

Author: 0 Fox News' Guilfoyle up for White House press secretary job

Last week, Spicer told reporters they were incorrect for even suggesting that Trump chose to fire FBI Director James Comey before a memo arrived from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Unfortunately for the Press Secretary, what came out of the entire ordeal was less of what he said and more of the hilarious image of Spicer cowering in the foliage and panicking at the thought of trying to explain what his boss just did.

Local More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump
Author: 0 More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

Immigration arrests increased by almost 40 percent in early 2017 as newly emboldened agents under President Donald Trump detained more than 40,000 people suspected of being in the country illegally - with a renewed focus on immigrants without criminal convictions.

Local Chelsea Manning leaves military prison
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning leaves military prison

Apache helicopter firing at suspected insurgents in Iraq, killing a dozen people, including two Reuters news staffers. The whistleblower's sentence was commuted in January by former US President Barack Obama in one of his final acts in office.

Local Abbott: Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Law Won't Spark Racial Profiling
Author: 0 Abbott: Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Law Won't Spark Racial Profiling

Should a coalition of cities emerge to challenge the constitutionality of SB 4, it would make for a rare instance of a group of cities challenging the state, pitting the left leaning urban centers again the state's Republican majority. "If the goal of [the Texas] suit is to intimidate Austin City Council then they don't know about our Council". During a floor debate before the measure was approved by the Senate, the bill's author, state Sen.

Author: 0 Supreme Court Declines Republican Bid To Revive North Carolina Voter ID Law

General Assembly's controversial voter ID law, which means the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal's ruling striking down the law as unconstitutional will stand, according to a court order. "Republicans will continue to fight for common sense and constitutional voter ID measures, similar to what many other states already have", Chairman Robin Hayes said in a statement .

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning released from prison

Defense Department previous year lifted a long-standing ban against transgender men and women serving openly in the military. President Barack Obama granted her clemency in January before departing office. Supporters of Manning - who attempted suicide twice previous year alone - said they feared she would not have been able to survive the long sentence.

Local Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy
Author: 0 Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy

The White House has refused the charges, saying that Trump's discussions were " wholly appropriate ". President Donald Trump has arrived in CT to address graduates of the U.S. "Things will work out just fine", he said in New London, Connecticut , Wednesday. The president's comments were the first public statements he has made since the New York Times published a ground-shaking report alleging that Trump had asked then FBI Director James Comey to intervene in the investigation of his ...

Local Mayor of Charlottesville calls pro-Confederate rallies 'horrific'
Author: 0 Mayor of Charlottesville calls pro-Confederate rallies 'horrific'

Lee from a local municipal park. On the other hand, Spencer who is an alt-right defended the protests saying that it is a way of celebrating his heritage. After Trump's election, many of these racist leaders were given a platform and vindication. "What brings us together is that we are white, we are a people, we will not be replaced!" shouted Spencer, who attended UVA.

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