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Author: 0 White House responds to Comey tape inquiry with Trump tweet

Comey testified June 8 before the Senate Intelligence Committee that Trump had pressured him to drop the FBI's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and demanded his loyalty. Mr Trump also said that the people who were hired by the special counsel's office were "all Hillary supporters". On Thursday, Trump tweeted , "I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings".

U.S. Who can get around the travel ban?
Author: 0 Who can get around the travel ban?

Chin says the Supreme Court's decision is a partial victory for Hawaii because it allows people such as university students and relatives of US citizens to enter the country. "The Supreme Court now has a chance to permanently strike it down". Implementing the ban may cause chaos at airports, experts warn. This includes university students, employees of American companies and family members of American residents.

Author: 0 Iran's policy is to strengthen ties with Qatar, Rouhani says

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has rejected a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar and said he wants to bolster ties with the Persian Gulf emirate, his website said on June 26. "Just like the presence of other foreign military bases or units in other countries of the region, our military presence in Qatar is principally based on a decision taken by the two countries relying on their sovereign rights", he said.

U.S. Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered
Author: 0 Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

President Donald Trump is hailing Monday's Supreme Court decision on his controversial travel ban as a "clear victory for our national security ". That would appear to prevent a repeat of the original travel ban, when travellers got stuck in limbo in airports around the United States . A ruling for the baker would embolden states that have already tried to enact so-called "religious liberty" laws that would give for-profit businesses like bakers, florists and photographers an ...

U.S. Watch fireworks at several Indiana State Park properties
Author: 0 Watch fireworks at several Indiana State Park properties

Valley View's City Celebration will not take place until Labor Day weekend, according to Community Services Coordinator Greg Adcock. Begin the day with the annual Rotary ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldiers, as park staff & volunteers help pay tribute to the fallen.

U.S. Mom Of Cross-Border Shooting Victim 'Still Waiting For Victory'
Author: 0 Mom Of Cross-Border Shooting Victim 'Still Waiting For Victory'

An appellate court ruled in 2014 that Mesa could be sued in his individual capacity although the American agencies could not. It also held that because Hernandez was not on USA soil when he was shot, the department had no jurisdiction to bring charges against the agent.

Author: 0 Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona hospitalized, will miss game

It was a long Monday night for the Texas Rangers , who received an unflattering thrashing at the hands of the Cleveland Indians . Rangers 1B/DH Mike Napoli , who led Cleveland in home runs and RBIs past year, received his American League championship ring from the Indians during a pregame ceremony.

U.S. Senate votes to override Gov. Cooper budget veto
Author: 0 Senate votes to override Gov. Cooper budget veto

Cooper said. Last week, Senate and House leaders unveiled details of the spending plan and urged Cooper to sign the measure, but the Democratic governor's office has signaled that a veto could be on the horizon, with the governor calling the budget "fiscally irresponsible".

Author: 0 Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

New Jersey argues that the federal law infringes upon state sovereignty as laid out in the U.S. Constitution. I live just a few miles from legal sports gambling in Nevada , so sometimes it's hard to fathom that there are vast tracks of American soil in which it's not allowed to place a few sawbucks on the Packers to win the Super Bowl.

U.S. Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule
Author: 0 Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

The president of the Waco-based Texas Farm Bureau, Russell Boening, said the farm bureau hopes "this repeal will put an end to EPA's regulatory overreach and will instead allow the agency to work as it was intended by our forefathers". "That's why our federal courts blocked it from going into effect for the past two years", President Duvall continued. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formally proposed the repeal of the Obama administration's controversial regulation which ...

U.S. Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays
Author: 0 Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

Delays were reported throughout the subway system, which has been plagued by problems this year. At least 37 people were injured following an A train derailment in Harlem Tuesday morning. It said there was smoke, but no fire. "We're seeing the effects of an outdated transit system", State Sen. "People were falling", said passenger Susan Pak, of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

U.S. Emmett Till Sign Vandalized Again
Author: 0 Emmett Till Sign Vandalized Again

The first time occurred in May, when vandals scratched the marker up with a tool. Hammons further noted that traffic signs are common vandalism targets. Another sign, marking the spot where Till's body was pulled from a nearby river, was pockmarked with gunfire in 2016. The two men were ultimately acquitted of Till's kidnapping and murder by an all-white jury, though they later publicly confessed to the killing "in a paid interview with Look magazine ", the AP reported.

U.S. Ex-major leaguer's son fights for life after freak baseball accident
Author: 0 Ex-major leaguer's son fights for life after freak baseball accident

Lockhart was attempting to cross home plate when he was hit by the ball. Jason Lockhart is in serious condition after getting hit in the face by a baseball last week. She added that five surgeries in nine days "is a lot for anybody" and thanked supporters on behalf of the family. Jason also underwent surgery on Sunday to do to locate the source of the bleeding and clot off the area, Sydney wrote.

U.S. Stephen Colbert Clarifies That Russian
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert Clarifies That Russian "Running for President" Interview

Being back in the US was a relief for Colbert, considering the attention he received overseas. "You know who did know I was in Russian Federation?" He talked a lot during the show about the "goons" openly surveilling him during his visit, opening his monologue by explaining that in case you didn't know, he had been in Russian Federation.

U.S. Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Author: 0 Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Gorsuch's recent opinions prove the point. The nine justices are due to rule in six cases, not including their decision expected in the coming days on whether to take up President Donald Trump's bid to revive his ban on travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries in which an emergency appeal is pending.

U.S. Vikings player jailed for failed alcohol tests
Author: 0 Vikings player jailed for failed alcohol tests

Paul Pioneer Press on Monday. - Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd sentenced to one day in jail and five more days of house arrest after an Arizona judge found he violated the terms of his house arrest for a DUI, according to ESPN .

Author: 0 Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

He was ordered to make cakes for homosexual newlyweds and to file reports for two years to show that he was abiding by anti-discrimination laws. Celestino-Horseman admits that the Pavan v. In this case, Phillips says, he felt that baking the cake would make him an active participant in a gay wedding-something he opposes because of his Christian beliefs.

Author: 0 'Qatar siege, intimidation & sanctions' unacceptable for Iran - Rouhani

Tillerson said that the " series of requests presented by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE " at least partly provides " a basis for ongoing dialogue leading to resolution ". "Tehran stands with the Qatari nation and government". Kuwait handed the list of collective demands to Doha on Thursday, according to Qatar News Agency.