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Author: 0 Trump criticizes London's mayor, again

Quite what the US President expected Khan to say is hard to work out and most people were of the opinion the American doesn't know what he is talking about. In responding to the attacks, Khan told Londoners there's no "reason to be alarmed" by an increased police presence over the coming days while vowing of the terrorists that "we will never let them win".

Author: 0 The Twitter bot turning Trump tweets into White House statements

On Monday, Sanders took the podium and appeared to acknowledge for the first time that Spicer would be a less frequent on-camera presence for the White House. The discontent was on display on Monday in a series of stark early-morning postings on Twitter in which the president faulted his own Justice Department for its defense of his travel ban on visitors from certain predominantly Muslim countries.

U.S. Troops find stash of banknotes in Marawi
Author: 0 Troops find stash of banknotes in Marawi

Fighting erupted in Marawi after a bungled raid aimed at capturing Isnilon Hapilon, whom Islamic State proclaimed as its "emir" of Southeast Asia past year after he pledged allegiance to the group. Period. So I will destroy also and kill. We will finish what you started , sons of whores. "But we need to seize a highway so people will be scared".

Author: 0 Keeping Medicaid costs $800M under GOP bill

For those of us in the health care industry, this is a critical time to adapt and respond. The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which the House passed May 4, would cut federal Medicaid spending by $ 834 billion over 10 years by both restructuring federal Medicaid financing and ending enhanced federal funding for the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Medicaid expansion, Congressional Budget Office estimates show.

U.S. GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns
Author: 0 GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

Such duplicity! People with pre-existing conditions can not be denied coverage outright but, as the Congressional Budget Office just reported , many of them would face huge increases in the cost. Trump meanwhile signaled Thursday that tax reform is "moving along in Congress" and doing "very well". The GOP-controlled Senate is expected to formally reject the measure next week, setting up a conference committee to eliminate House and Senate differences.

U.S. Bipartisan Senate vote moves pension-reform bill forward
Author: 0 Bipartisan Senate vote moves pension-reform bill forward

Blake hadn't voted for the bill when it was in committee, but ultimately opted to support it. Yudichak, long an advocate of pension reform, said he voted in favor of the Senate's pension reform bill because it responsibly protects the retirement security of state employees, while reducing the financial risk of taxpayers by saving more than $1 billion over the next several decades.

U.S. White House Tries to Regroup, But Trump Isn't Helping
Author: 0 White House Tries to Regroup, But Trump Isn't Helping

They have since directed all questions related to investigations into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation to the president's outside legal counsel. His hotly awaited appearance on Capitol Hill comes as probes by the Justice Department and several congressional committees have focused on Trump's inner circle, with investigators said to be examining contacts between top White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner.

U.S. Wisconsin Mill Explosion Had Precedence
Author: 0 Wisconsin Mill Explosion Had Precedence

Doucette says investigators are trying to determine if there was a connection between the fires. Didion told his crews they will re-build. Block's body was found early Thursday while Goodenow's remains were discovered late Thursday. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. There were five grain dust explosions in the USA last year, including two that were fatal, according to a Purdue University annual ...

U.S. Monday forecast: rain likely through day and evening, high 81
Author: 0 Monday forecast: rain likely through day and evening, high 81

Southwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. More than an inch of rain is expected to fall across MA through Tuesday , with Berkshire County likely to see the highest rainfall amounts. WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy with a slight chance for a shower or storm. Friday night , expect a low of 67 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

U.S. WH says Trump won't block Comey testimony
Author: 0 WH says Trump won't block Comey testimony

Comey was leading a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election and possible collusion by Trump's campaign when the president fired him last month. The White House has rebuffed questions about whether Trump was suggesting he had recorded his discussions with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief.

U.S. White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey
Author: 0 White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey

Trump isn't one for paying attention to optics and how things look, but it appears in this case, he allowed reason to guide his decision. Comey will appear before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, with lawmakers seeking answers as to whether he believes the President sought to obstruct his Russian Federation probe or demanded his loyalty before he fired Comey.

U.S. Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony
Author: 0 Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony

Richard Nixon: Well, when the president does it, that means it is not illegal. Bill Clinton tried, and he lost, too. No court has ever allowed a president to use executive privilege to cover his own possible wrongdoing. Legal experts and Democrats say Trump would have a weak case if he were to attempt to go the executive privilege route. Why would Trump say that before Comey had a chance to respond to Trump's version of the meetings? The simpler answers are likely the best: Trump's ...

Author: 0 Theresa May: Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

At least seven people were killed and over 20 severely wounded over the weekend when a vehicle ploughed through pedestrians on the London Bridge, and terrorists went on a rampage through London's Borough Market stabbing people. Trump argued in a Twitter post for leaders to "stop being politically correct" and to focus on "security for our people". Khan, in turn, had responded that he was too busy respond to Donald Trump's "ill-informed" tweet.

U.S. Police search for grandmother after baby dies in attack
Author: 0 Police search for grandmother after baby dies in attack

A woman frantically called 911 reporting that her mother stabbed her and two of her children at their Colton home on Monday morning. "We don't know what triggered this event", Mendez said. She goes by Nicole Darrington or Nicole Clark, he said. Darrington-Clark's motives were unknown but the prosecutor said she had been having mental and emotional problems.

U.S. DE and Virginia join states in Paris climate goal coalition
Author: 0 DE and Virginia join states in Paris climate goal coalition

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that Virginia will join the U.S. Climate Alliance alongside 12 other states, in defiance of President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement. Charlie Baker of MA and Phil Scott Gov. of Vermont -also pledged to meet the Paris goals. As my colleague Shelley Poticha, who heads NRDC's Urban Solutions program, wrote, local leaders are paramount to successful climate action, as they focus on putting people first in climate efforts, ...

U.S. Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas

The venue is developing into a popular boxing venue within the city of Las Vegas and joining the great list of boxing arena's within Vegas. This will be Golovkin's first fight in Las Vegas while it will be Canelo's third fight at the venue that opened in 2016.

U.S. Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system
Author: 0 Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system

Trump's proposal to spin off air traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was part of a weeklong White House focus on infrastructure. In exchange, controllers would get guarantees that they would retain their benefits, salaries and union representation. The FAA is now in the midst of a decade-plus-long "NextGen" modernization program to introduce satellite-based tracking technology, but delays and cost overruns have hampered the project.

Author: 0 'Multiple fatalities' in Florida shooting by disgruntled worker

Authorities had no reports of any specific threats the gunman made to people at the company or anyone else, but that's why people need to alert authorities whenever they learn of anything that could lead to violence, Banks said. He has hosted visits at that business by numerous officials including Scott, and most recently attorney general candidate Jay Fant , who joined a small-business town hall there as part of his campaign kickoff in May.

U.S. Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts
Author: 0 Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts

The Supreme Court's decision leaves open for the lower court to conduct a new hearing on whether the state should have special elections. That would enhance the power of Democratic Gov. The lower court's order would have reduced the period when North Carolinians are governed by lawmakers chosen using illegal maps by a full year. "The bill would establish an independent system of redistricting that puts North Carolina voters ahead of partisan politics and would finally give our state fair ...