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California Signs Climate Action Agreement With Chinese Government

The rally was to call attention to what scientist believe is unwarranted attacks by the incoming Trump administration against scientists advocating for the issue of climate change and its impact. The statement is meant to demonstrate to other nations that United States businesses and local governments remain on board, no matter what the president does. Read More »

Sessions offered to resign before Trump's trip overseas

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In March Sessions made a decision to recuse himself from the Trump-Russia probe, which is also looking into allegations that the president's campaign colluded with Moscow, among other things. A Justice Department spokeswoman declined to comment to NPR's Carrie Johnson on the reports, which NPR has not confirmed. "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to [the Supreme Court]", Trump said in just one ... Read More »

3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

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Graham Spanier , 68, was Penn State's president from 1995 to 2011. Spanier, 69, will serve four to 12 months in jail and also got two years of probation. Boccabella noted that others who were aware of McQueary's report, including McQueary and Paterno, could have called police. Spanier, who will appeal his sentence, was also fined $7,500, Curley and Schultz $5,000 each. Read More »

Kabul Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises Above 150

No one has claimed the attack. He told me that from the government to an ordinary person on the street, Afghans consider Pakistan to be the perpetrator of chaos and anarchy in their country. He shared that Kabul has offered Pakistan a vision of prosperity, linking south and central Asia together through trade, investment and peaceful coexistence. Read More »

Reality Winner Slammed Trump as an 'Orange Fascist'

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So, who is she? "She believes in always doing what's right". The FBI arrested Ms Winner on 3 June at her home in Georgia. Reality Winner , 25, is charged with leaking classified information to a news outlet . "I just know she cares about her world and taking care of people and animals", Winner-Davis said. News of the top-secret leaks from the NSA drew immediate reactions from critics who called her actions stupid and counterproductive to US intelligence, and from supporters ... Read More »

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

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Trump targeted Sessions' Justice Department in a tweet Monday, saying that it should have "stayed with the original" version of what he called his " travel ban ". "I think the same people who are critiquing his use of it now, critiqued it during the election, and it turned out pretty well for him then", Spicer quipped. Read More »

Andrea Constand: I Was 'FROZEN' During Bill Cosby Sex Attack

It's worth noting that although many women went to the authorities to report the alleged assaults, the news didn't hit mainstream media until late 2014, with the first criminal trial taking place some 52 years after the first-known alleged assault was committed. Read More »

Two Bounty Hunters And Fugitive Killed In Shootout At Texas Car Dealership

Fugitive Recovery and Extradition. Garcia and Bernal drew their weapons and Hutchinson responded by drawing his own pistol, which he dropped, according to a statement from Greenville spokesperson Kathy Lucas. "I've been hiding in the bathroom", one caller says, according to the Dallas Morning News . "You got to really watch yourself, it is getting more unsafe for police officers and bounty hunters - anyone in law enforcement across the United States every single day". Read More »

Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

While the Qatar row does not seem to be as ideologically entrenched as the Saudi-Iran divide, the allegations made against the country and the stringent actions taken by Saudi Arabia and its allies like Egypt have created a similar antagonistic divide; a divide that Pakistan will have to make up its mind about. Read More »

Nebraska State Soccer Association apologizes to girl

Hernandez now has paid a heavy price for keeping her hair short. Hernandez's team, the all-female Azzurri Achurros, won two of three tournament games on Saturday, and were headed to the finals on Sunday when Hernandez was told that the team had been disqualified because the Achurros had a boy on the team-simply because Hernandez has a pixie-length haircut. Read More »

Michelle Obama to Address Crowd at Apple Conference

The conversation with Obama and Jackson began at 9 a.m. PT. During her time as first lady, Obama launched several initiatives that focused on themes of empowerment. "Who do you think is going to use these apps? ". Michelle Obama looked out into an audience packed with mostly male tech workers and asked them to make room for women in technology. Read More »

Buckhorn and Kriseman stand with Paris on Climate Accord

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California has been on the forefront in improving green energy sources. The " We Are Still In " coalition pledges to ensure that despite the country's exit from the agreement the United States will continue to be a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read More »

Donald Trump calls for travel ban from 'certain dangerous countries'

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Neal Katyal , a former acting USA solicitor general and the lead attorney representing challengers in a case from Hawaii, weighed in on Twitter that Trump's actions were working in favor of Katyal's case. The seven Muslim-majority countries in question were identified by the Obama administration as terrorist havens. "He cares that we call it national security and that we take steps to protect the people of this country". Read More »

Murphy, Guadagno projected winners of New Jersey gubernatorial primary

The candidates are little known, even in New Jersey, and are competing as Trump administration developments swamp headlines, spurring the Democratic candidates to lash out at the Republican president and wedging Republicans between an unpopular White House and a governor of whom most voters disapprove. Read More »

Donald Trump wishes ex-FBI boss 'luck' for blockbuster testimony

Asked about the testimony, Trump on Tuesday was tight-lipped: "I wish him luck", he told reporters before a meeting with lawmakers. Former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday in his first public opportunity to share the details of his May firing. Read More »

Candidates face off in Ga. congressional debate

Money's been pouring in from around the country, making this the most expensive congressional race in history. The group told the Washington Examiner it is spending $1.6 million on television advertising between now and the June 20th election. Read More »

Trump assails London mayor for reassuring public

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Up to now, the president had expressed his views only on Twitter . The Justice Department declined to comment. On Saturday night, police said seven people died and at least 48 were injured after a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge and assailants went on a stabbing rampage at nearby Borough Market. Read More »

Highlights from the testimony of Bill Cosby's chief accuser

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Cosby in order of dates". Andrea Constand's voice quivered as she began describing the 2004 incident at Cosby's Philadelphia-area home while Cosby, 79, at times shook his head. Cosby's defense said that it will attempt to discredit Constand in an effort to prove that her allegations against the aging comedian are false. Constand said she met Cosby in 2002 at Temple, where he was a trustee. Read More »

NHL: Predators even up series with Game 4 win

The first No. 16 seed (last wild card in) to ever make the Stanley Cup Final, along with the first to sweep a top seed in playoff history (Chicago Blackhawks) is scared of no one. We have finally found a flaw in Sidney Crosby: He can't play defence for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Those three shots were one less than they produced over their previous 13 chances. Read More »

Obama warns about appeal of authoritarianism

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President Donald Trump announced last week he would pull the USA out of the agreement. What Obama will talk about hasn't been revealed, but he's been given "carte blanche" by his hosts, the Montreal Board of Trade . But the former president said that while such instincts of retrenchment are understandable and tempting, they must be avoided. A video capturing the moment when the two world leaders exited the eatery shows the crowd erupting in cheers as they both smiled ear-to-ear and ... Read More »

White House says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

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The Sierra Club said USA withdrawal from the Paris deal would be a "historic mistake", while Friends of the Earth said that this move would make the United States the world's "foremost climate villain". Trump has repeatedly expressed doubts about climate change, at times calling it a hoax to weaken US industry. The Sierra Club said a USA withdrawal from the Paris deal would be a "historic mistake". Read More »

National Intelligence chief said Trump asked him to intervene with Comey

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Trump has made a blanket claim that Comey told him multiple times that he was not under investigation. One of the country's top intelligence leaders, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats , said that President Trump asked him to intervene with James Comey and his investigation into his disgraced adviser, according to a report . Read More »

First Amendment group demands Trump unblock critics on Twitter

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Yes, though it just a silly social media site, President Trump's personal Twitter account is considered to be a " designated public forum ". In a letter to Trump on Tuesday, lawyers from the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University called on the president to unblock people on Twitter. Read More »

Justin Fields, No. 4 in ESPN 300, decommits from Penn State

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Six months later, he's known as one of the top prospects, period. In his Twitter note, Fields wrote that this was "probably the hardest decision I've ever had to make". 1 dual threat quarterback . Florida, Auburn , and Alabama are also pursuing, while Georgia may get more involved. The Nittany Lions will meet Georgia State for the first time in program history in a primetime contest on Big Ten Network on September 16. Read More »

President Trump Honors Fallen Service Members

AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. "He's not a war hero", Trump said at the time. "And every time you see the sun rise over this blessed land, please know your courageous sons and daughters pushed away the night and delivered for us all that great and glorious dawn". Read More »

Survivor called from company bathroom: "My boss is dead"

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The 45-year-old shooter, a disgruntled employee who was sacked in April, also killed himself, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told reporters. Four people were killed at the scene, while a fifth died at the hospital, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told reporters. Read More »

Trump jokes that Kushner 'more famous than me'

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READ: What Is Executive Privilege? "We have nothing to do with Russia ", Eric Trump said in an interview on " Good Morning America " on Tuesday. Comey associates say that before the director was sacked in May, the president had asked him to drop the investigation into Flynn, and Comey refused. Read More »

Trump wishes Comey luck, allies aim at lawman's credibility

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But the former FBI director is expected to describe memos he wrote that reportedly detailed conversations in which the president allegedly asked Comey to drop the investigation into Trump's onetime national security adviser, Michael Flynn. The idea was for Trump's once-fired campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former deputy campaign manager David Bossie to launch a White House team to manage controversies around the investigations into whether former members of the president's campaign team ... Read More »

Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

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A top secret report from the National Security Agency suggests Russian hackers targeted a US voting software supplier just days before the election. Many officials criticized the leak. The rural neighborhood, where many houses fly large USA flags and sport yard signs with gun targets reading "If you can read this, you're in range", is interspersed with rows of cotton, sorghum and cotton. Read More »

Baby dies after being born following fatal car crash in Fresno County

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Joanna Delgado, 18, of Tranquillity, California was six-to-nine months pregnant and the force of the crash at Five Points in Fresno County, Sunday evening caused a spontaneous birth at the scene, reported ABC30. But to see something like that where a child is born prematurely and potentially sustained fatal injuries as a result of the accident, it's heartbreaking, ' he said. Read More »

Trump goes to Twitter to undermine own case in travel ban case

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In his Monday tweets , Trump bashed the Justice Department for its decision to ask the Supreme Court to review the second version of the ban - which he signed. "It's kinda odd to have the defendant in Hawaii vs Trump acting as our co-counsel". Trump's most recent defeat came at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Virginia, which ruled in May that the policy "drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination". Read More »

DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students

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The secretary said the budget priorities reflected her view that charter schools can offer a path to success for many less-advantaged students. Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies in Washington , D.C., DeVos said her primary goal is to improve the USA education system for students and parents who feel they don't have choices. Read More »