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U.S. In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel
Author: 0 In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

The Russian probes swirling around the White House are having a chilling effect on the Trump administration's attempts to fill hundreds of positions, according to a report on Wednesday. "Mike will assist with the transition and be a strong advocate for the president and the president's policies moving forward", he said. Spicer spent a few days working at the Pentagon as the rumors circulated, as part of his U.S.

U.S. White House: Trump won't seek to block Comey testimony
Author: 0 White House: Trump won't seek to block Comey testimony

But she said Trump wanted to allow for a " swift and thorough examination of the facts" related to Comey's ouster and the multiple investigations into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation. Senators are expected to grill Comey - in both an open and a closed panel - on certain conversations with Trump or his aides, including one in which Trump reportedly asked Comey to drop an investigation into former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's dealings with Russian ...

U.S. Does Trump believe in climate change or not? Aides won't say
Author: 0 Does Trump believe in climate change or not? Aides won't say

The Washington Post reported last week that Kushner and former national security advisor Michael Flynn met with Kislyak last December in Trump Tower to discuss setting up a secure communication channel to shield pre-inauguration talks from USA intelligence eavesdropping.

Author: 0 Ronaldo Helps Real Madrid Become 1st Team to Retain CL Title

For Sporting, his first club. That team boasted such legendary names as Alfredo Di Stefano, Francisco Gento and Ferenc Puskas and won the European Cup five times in a row. Casemiro and Marco Asensio were also on target after Mario Mandzukic's stunning overhead kick cancelled out Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener. The Juventus fans in the 72,000 crowd erupted, ramping up the atmosphere that was already crackling under the closed stadium roof.

Author: 0 Grande returning to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus perform during the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack at Emirates Old Trafford, Greater Manchester , Britain June 4, 2017 . In this Sunday, June 4, 2017, handout photo provided by Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester , singers Pharrell Williams , left, and Miley Cyrus perform at the One Love Manchester tribute concert in Manchester , north western England, Sunday, June 4, ...

U.S. CNN fires Kathy Griffin
Author: 0 CNN fires Kathy Griffin

Rosie O'Donnell - who has been at the receiving end of Trump's insults - also tweeted last Wednesday, agreeing with comedian Martin Laurence who said Griffin didn't need to apologize: ' I agree Laurence, she apologized right away - she made a mistake and owned up to it - more than we can say for him.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Blast The Latest House Health Care Bill

Oh, baby! You could end up paying a whole lot more for health insurance if you plan on - and actually end up - having a kid. Over half of those becoming uninsured, 14 million people, would come from the bill's $834 billion in cuts to Medicaid, which provides health coverage to poor and disabled people, over 10 years.

U.S. 'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is not getting a warm reception from Democrats after blaming her own party for her election loss. Hillary Clinton is quickly establishing herself as a legitimate challenge to Donald Trump for her total inability to move past November's presidential election.

Author: 0 3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

Boccabella sentenced Spanier to four to 12 months' confinement, with at least two months served in jail and the rest in home confinement. Spanier was convicted of hushing up suspected child sex abuse by Jerry Sandusky in 2001, a decade before Sandusky was arrested for the serial molestation of young boys.

Author: 0 United States will continue to reduce greenhouse emissions, says Tillerson

How could the nation withdraw from an global agreement that was decades in the making, includes just about every country in the world and aims at nothing short of maintaining a livable planet? "On the other hand, climate action is unstoppable and I urge governments around the world to stay the course, to remain committed to the implementation of the Paris agreement to the benefit of all of us", he said.

Author: 0 Kelly Defends Plan For Russia Back Channel As A 'Good Thing'

The Trump-Kushner family relocated from New York City to Washington as the President took office in January. Former US national security officials have suggested that such a line of communication would be out of the norm. In another tweet, he posted: "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers".

U.S. New York officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody
Author: 0 New York officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody

Veve was speaking to people inside a parked Honda Civic when the vehicle drove off, dragging him two-and-a-half blocks before he got free and landed on the street, investigators said. Veve is a 9-year veteran of the NYPD and is married with a two-year-old daughter. "Her strength is clear, and her pain was clear our well", de Blasio said of Veve's wife.

Author: 0 Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas

The panel also reportedly subpoenaed three government agencies for information that could shed light on potential surveillance abuses by Obama officials. House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes continues to be a powerful force in the House's Russian Federation investigation, despite his promise that he was stepping aside as the head of the probe as he came under scrutiny himself from the House ethics committee.

U.S. Shocking video shows thug beating 91-year-old man with a cane
Author: 0 Shocking video shows thug beating 91-year-old man with a cane

He nearly killed me... The callous attacker is walking down the street when he notices the elderly gentleman and gives a swift kick to his shopping cart. "I've been having trouble sleeping all night". Llorens is thankful to everyone who helped him. Good Samaritans intervened, but Nunez fled before they could capture him.

U.S. Florida tops Washington 5-2, advances to championship series
Author: 0 Florida tops Washington 5-2, advances to championship series

Had the Huskies won Sunday, they would have had to play Florida in a second game . The Tigers (48-21) will play in an elimination game Saturday. It's unlikely in either case, especially when you consider those teams have combined to win the past four NCAA titles. And Florida's younger players have grown up fast after their crushing super-regional loss to Georgia past year.

Author: 0 Bounty hunters, target killed in dealership shooting in Greenville

That's when the target pulled out a gun and started to fire, police said. Twenty shots were fired in about six seconds, according to a statement from Kathy Lucas, a spokeswoman for the city. "I don't even know how to begin to react", Peters said. It is important to note that bounty hunters are not law enforcement officials. In most bounty-hunting cases, the fugitive hasn't been tried for his or her crime but failed to appear in court or pay the bail bond company.

Author: 0 Dispute erupts over US House panel subpoenas for CIA, FBI

The subpoenas were announced as the special counsel overseeing the government's investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation has approved former FBI Director James Comey to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, according to a Comey associate.

U.S. Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA
Author: 0 Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

At his graduation, O'Connor wheeled her son across the stage. After the announcer called O'Connor's name, he called out a "special individual", and said that the faculty, administration and board of trustees had chose to award Judy with an honorary degree, KTLA reported .

U.S. Huma Abedin Files for Divorce from Anthony Weiner
Author: 0 Huma Abedin Files for Divorce from Anthony Weiner

Weiner also apologized to the teenage girl. US authorities had been investigating reports he sent explicit messages previous year to a teenage girl in North Carolina. Weiner's sexting scandal made headlines during last year's United States presidential election. "These destructive impulses brought great devastation to my family and friends, and destroyed my life's dream of public service", he continued.

U.S. Two-time defending champ Nordqvist two behind Kim, Creamer
Author: 0 Two-time defending champ Nordqvist two behind Kim, Creamer

Creamer, 30, last won on the LPGA Tour in Singapore in 2014. However, for the last two days at the ShopRite LPGA Classic , the 31-year-old Creamer has shown flashes of her old game - steady ball-striking, accurate putting and an ability to scramble out of tough situations.