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Donald Trump Tweets Typo "Covfefe"


Trump poked fun at the typo , tweeting around 6 a.m., "Who can figure out the true meaning of " covfefe " -?" The tweet, sent at 12:06 a.m., was favorited almost 10,000 times in one minute and drew ridicule of online Trump critics. "No, I think the president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant", Spicer said during Wednesday's press briefing. When asked in the past about other Trump tweets, White House spokesman Sean Spicer has said the posts speak for themselves. Read More »

SE Louisiana opens NCAAs with 12-6 win over Rice


The ball deflected to LSU shortstop Kramer Robertson , who threw to an uncovered first base. LSU and Southeastern will start a winners' bracket game at 8:45 p.m. Kyle Mendenhall struck out but reached on a throwing error, and Brandon Zaragoza walked to set up Harris' big hit to the right-center field wall off loser Zac Lowther (5-5) for the lead. Read More »

Trump will not move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

The holiest site where Jews can pray, it is in the Old City of east Jerusalem, which Israel occupied in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move not recognised by the global community. If he choose to withdraw, the move is like to alienate many longtime American allies in Europe and Asia, a report by the New York Times said. Though he waited until the last possible moment to actually sign the document, President Trump today signed a waiver for the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 , ... Read More »

Atlanta mayoral candidates speak out on Paris accord withdrawal


In a Thursday speech in the White House Rose Garden , Trump decried the costs of the global agreement on Americans and said , "I was elected to represent Pittsburgh, not Paris". "I think it slows down this rush toward punitive measures against the United States industrial base and mining industry", Hamilton said. At City Hall and on the streets, Pittsburgh residents expressed support for efforts to combat global warming and complained that the president, in singling out this city of ... Read More »

It's over for two Arizona girls at Scripps National Spelling Bee


His total score of 29, the result of the written spelling and vocabulary test combined with his correct oral spellings, was the cut off to make it into the finals. Any contestant who spelled incorrectly in either of Wednesday's rounds was eliminated from the competition. He says the nerves hit him hard when he got onstage, but he is thrilled to be representing his home. Read More »

President Trump to interview two candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director Tuesday


Comey is unlikely to be willing to discuss in any detail the FBI's investigation into the charges of possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign - the centerpiece of the probe, this source said. Trump today used anonymous sources to bolster his own Russian Federation response, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was having none of it. The source said that Comey is expected to stand by those accounts in his testimony. Read More »

Fact check: Trump's reasoning behind climate pact pullout has holes

Trump said the U.S.'s obligations under the accord hurt American business, and that it is "very unfair at the highest level to the United States". The former New York City mayor and philanthropist is also rallying representatives from cities, states and companies across the nation to help meet America's greenhouse gas emission requirement even though the president withdrew from the worldwide agreement. Read More »

Spicer addresses confusion around 'covfefe' tweet from Trump


White House press members asked the question that has been plaguing the internet all Wednesday: What does "covfefe" mean ? The reporter then asked Spicer why the misspelled tweet stayed up for so long. Spicer was also asked to explain Trump's odd " covfefe " tweet, and why it remained live for so many hours. It was left up for around six hours after that before finally being removed. Read More »

Dead, 13 Injured After Explosion Rocks Corn Milling Plant In Cambria


Recovery crews are searching a mountain of debris for two missing employees after a fatal explosion at a corn mill in southern Wisconsin. Didion Milling Plant operations vice president Derrick Clark said Friday, June 2, that mill operator Duelle Block, fork lift operator Robert Goodenow and packing machine operator Pawel (pawl) Tordoff died in the explosion and fire late Wednesday. Read More »

Trump Says Joe Lieberman Leading Candidate for FBI Director


White House press secretary said Trump would also meet with Richard McFeely, a former top Federal Bureau of Investigation official, in addition to the three other candidates. Mr Lieberman added that Mr McFarland "and General Mike Flynn will form a very strong leadership team at the National Security Council". Frank Keating, a Republican, and former Sen. Read More »

Potential Changes In Trump Administration's Communications Approach

Second, Kushner reportedly met with VEB chief and Putin ally Sergey Gorkov at the behest of Kislyak, following their early December meeting, which was also attended by Michael Flynn. On the other hand, "Trump isn't always as clear on the policy specifics, whereas the communications people usually are better at that, and that could be a detriment to the overall message", Hagle said. Read More »

Alabama girl makes National Spelling Bee finals


She spelled tarsier - a small nocturnal animal of the Malay Archipelago with large round eyes, long legs and a long, almost hairless tail. The national bee weeded out the field to the truly elite spellers during Wednesday's grueling preliminary rounds. Read More »

We can not go back in time on health care

Members of the U.S. Senate "have a grave obligation" to make sure their health care reform bill respects life, provides access to adequate health care "for all" and is "truly affordable", the chairmen of four U.S. The bishops' letter to the Senate reiterated numerous points raised in a March 8 letter to House members that said any repeal of the previous health care legislation shouldn't move forward without a replacement plan. Read More »

Indian-American Ananya wins US National Spelling Bee contest


She'd spent 45 minutes and almost two dozen rounds going back and forth with 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev , of Edmond, Okla. " Covfefe ", she said. "C-o-f-e-f-e, covfefe". Her entire family was on stage and their happiness couldn't be put in words. The 90th bee was the first since 2013 that had only one sole victor, with the middle years ending in ties. Read More »

House Russia probe veers close to dysfunction at end of rocky week

Nunes' earlier this year had created such an uproar by claiming Obama-era individuals had inappropriately requested unmasking, suggesting they did so to illegally spy on the Trump campaign. Nunes recused himself from the House investigation after he took a series of actions that raised questions about his independence in the investigation, and whether he was working with the White House to counter the Russian Federation narrative. Read More »

Panetta on Comey's Testimony: 'Very Important' to Russia Probe

CNN on Wednesday cited a source close to Comey in reporting that he would "confirm bombshell accusations" that Trump "pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump aide's ties to Russian Federation". Trump has characterized the probes as little more than a "witch hunt" and "fake news". Comey's testimony is not news and the few new bits of information here aren't exactly revelatory. Read More »

Comedian Kathy Griffin to address fake Trump head controversy

During the press conference, Kathy Griffin revealed that CNN's axing was hurtful. The California GOP later sent out a fundraising email calling Griffin's photo shoot disrespectful and obscene. She has since apologised for the video. Flanked by civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom, a tearful Griffin said she stands by her original apology for the gruesome photo she shared on social media Tuesday. Read More »

Jared Kushner's Russian Escapade


The Trump administration has been enveloped in controversy over Russian Federation in recent weeks. "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant", he told. The " Russia matter" is not insignificant but it must not dominate the Trump presidency. "He promised he was going to do this", she said. In fact, majorities of all Americans thought Trump's main spokespeople - such as counselor Kellyanne Conway and Press Secretary Sean Spicer - did more harm than good. Read More »

House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony


White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Friday that President Trump was considering whether to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's appearance. Comey, who was sacked by Trump last month, has been called to testify Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting a wide-ranging investigation into how the Russian government meddled in the presidential election and whether Trump's associates colluded with the Russians. Read More »

Trial opens for Minnesota officer in black motorist's death


Police form a line in response to protesters who blocked a highway while rallying in response to the killing of Philando Castile, who was shot and killed by a suburban St. Castile's family and friends claimed he was profiled because of his race. Tim Nelson of Minnesota Public Radio says this is the first time a Minnesota officer has been tried for a duty-related shooting. Read More »

Scattered showers throughout the weekend will bring heavy rainfall across Oklahoma


Sunday the trough will continue to be near the area but will slide more to the south. Low in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Breezy, with a light southwest wind becoming west 15 to 20 miles per hour in the morning. There will be a 30 percent chance of rain . Highs in the lower 80s. Read More »

Victims in Cambria mill explosion identified


U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators were on scene. He said the cause of that fire is still undetermined but the company has a good idea of what caused it and it involved "a distinctly separate system" than what was involved in the explosion. Read More »

You don't speak for us on climate

The climate is changing, seas are rising and the ice caps are shrinking. Viewing climate change as strictly an "environmental" problem misses the point entirely. Blackrock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Thursday he would continue to serve on Trump's business forum, despite reservations about the White House climate decision because he believes he can add to policy discussions and be a voice for investors. Read More »

Trade ministers agree to bring Trans-Pacific Partnership into force


Meanwhile, Japan is leading countries that want to persist with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal ditched by Trump in one of his first acts in office . New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay, second from right, walks to the meeting room during the APEC Ministers Responsible For Trade meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam . Read More »

Pens' Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

We have to focus on the things that we can control. But his teammates' defensive play hasn't been as cohesive as it was in the first three rounds, and against the Penguins , who can create something out of nothing and score in bunches, that's a losing proposition. Read More »

Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier , former vice president Gary Schultz , and former athletic director Tim Curley were convicted of child endangerment in March. Paterno notified Curley and Schultz, and McQueary met with both of them about a week later. "I'm sorry that I didn't do more, and I apologize to the victims", Schultz said. Read More »

Trump Turns To US Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel Ban


US President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday asked the US Supreme Court to revive his executive order that temporarily bans travelers from six Muslim-majority nations: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. They say that violates the First Amendment's prohibition of government establishment of religion, and several courts have agreed. The first focused on preserving the ban in the long-term, and the other two focused on its implementation in the short-term. Read More »

Durham, Chapel Hill mayors commit to Paris agreement

And if the president wants to break the promises made to our allies enshrined in the historic Paris Agreement, we'll build and strengthen relationships around the world to protect the planet from devastating climate risks. "There is no backsliding on the Paris agreement", Juncker said. China overtook the United States as the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in 2007. Read More »

Remembering the Fallen at Arlington


The son of the retired four-star Marine general, Marine 2nd Lt. Robert M. Kelly, died in 2010 after he stepped on a land mine while on patrol in Afghanistan. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche and Ricky John Best were stabbed to death in Portland, Ore., as they tried to stop Jeremy Joseph Christian from harassing two women, one of whom was wearing a hijab. Read More »

Trump administration appeals travel ban to Supreme Court


In filings Thursday night, the Justice Department asked the high court to temporarily lift injunctions that bar officials from carrying out Trump's directive to suspend visa issuance to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries and halt the flow of refugees to the USA from across the globe. Read More »

Why China is stepping up against climate change

It was not immediately clear if China and the European Union would step in to fill any shortfall. On these topics, however, China and the European Union seemed less united. "It's quite unusual for these EU-China summits to produce a bold diplomatic statement, so this is pretty unprecedented, and it's a sign of the commitment of both sides to continuing to work on climate mitigation", Hilton said. Read More »