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Lewandowski: 'The President Has a Legal Authority to Fire Robert Mueller'

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Trump "in all likelihood" has the power to pardon himself , but it's not a good idea, Republican Sen. "In a political sphere, I would caution someone to think about pardoning themselves or family members", Paul said. Appointing a new attorney general would enable the Trump administration to remove Mueller. Maybe the rumblings from Trump on Mueller are a way to pressure Rosenstein (i.e., rein in Mueller or this thing could get really ugly), which might have some effect, but I don't ... Read More »

Heroic Lesbian Police Officer Gets Medal of Valor - From Trump

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All suffered injuries in the process; one of the two women in the group is still walking with the aid of crutches. The members of Congress were practicing for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. Scalise also thanked them for their service in a statement. Trump also praised the medical personnel who took care of the wounded. Shot in the hip, Scalise was released from MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday, six weeks after he was shot. Read More »

Melania Trump leading United States delegation to Invictus Games in Toronto

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The White House said she will lead the delegation in support of the 90 Americans slated to compete. Though she and her team might need to brush up on their Invictus Games history before they get there. "I was heartened by the great success of the inaugural Invictus Games that took place in London in 2014, and the second games in Orlando, Florida past year", Melania said in a statement . Read More »

Trump tweets more criticism about Sessions

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During an appearance on FOXBusiness, Karl Rove called Trump's taunting of Attorney General Jeff Sessions "stupid". Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) warned Trump that the Senate has no intention to confirm another attorney general if Sessions is ousted. Read More »

Palestinian wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers

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Muslims claimed Israel's real goal was to expand control at the site and subsequently launched mass protests. Israeli authorities say the metal detectors are needed because the July 14 attackers smuggled guns into the site and emerged from it to shoot the officers. Read More »

Clashes, tensions flare at sacred site in Jerusalem

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Protests and deadly unrest have erupted in the days since Israel installed new metal detectors outside the entrance to the Temple Mount, following a July 14 terror attack in which three terrorists shot dead two Israeli police officers with weapons they had smuggled onto the holy site. Read More »

Storms Possible Friday into Saturday

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Most of the storms will begin weakening with the loss of daytime heating/around sunset. Strong to severe storms will be possible in Alabama late this week as a cold front attempts to push through the state. Sunday night , mostly clear, with a low around 61. Highs only reach the low to mid 80s. Expect highs tomorrow near 90 and west winds around 5-10. Recent computer models suggest we'll start to mix in some sunshine this afternoon, as skies clear north-to-south across our neck of the woods. Read More »

I TEAM: What the new traffic camera ruling means to you

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The Ohio Municipal League, a nonprofit organization that represents hundreds of Ohio cities in front of the Ohio General Assembly, was also satisfied with the ruling. Middletown . Had a traffic camera but later removed it. That money funded the purchase of three police cruisers and more than $500,000 in street paving, the mayor said. Read More »

You Definitely Missed the Michael Caine Cameo in Dunkirk

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Michael Caine has one of the most distinctive voices in the film industry, to the point where anyone worth their salt in mimicry has to have an impression of him in the bag. Christopher Nolan's career has followed an upward trajectory since the release of his breakthrough film Memento , the movie nobody would stop banging on about in 2000. Read More »

Trump's approval is underwater in 11 states he won in November

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Ahead of President Trump's visit to the Valley, a new poll has OH splitting hairs on whether they approve. They're all states that safely went for Trump in the election: West Virginia, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas, Kentucky, Arkansas, Idaho, Nebraska, Tennessee, Louisiana, Alaska, South Carolina and Utah. Read More »

Russia's deputy nuclear negotiator visits North Korea

Fallon began by scolding China for not increasing pressure against its reclusive, militarized neighbor, while Bishop joined him by calling for worldwide unity at a time of uncertainty. Earlier this month, video released by North Korean state television showed North's leader Kim Jong-Un laughing gleefully with military leaders as the rocket was launched. Read More »

Anthony Scaramucci Responds to New Yorker Interview

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That tweet has since been deleted. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may have little left of his job but his title. Priebus did all he could to keep Scaramucci out of the White House for President Donald Trump's first six months in office, and Scaramucci wasted little time in threatening to try to sick the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Priebus when Scaramucci finally got the White House job. Read More »

United Airlines Sued Over In-Flight Death Of Simon The Giant Rabbit

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The lawsuit [ PDF ], filed in a Polk County, IA, court earlier this week, explains that the plaintiffs - the "Simon Group" -had meant to display Simon as the "world's largest rabbit" during the 10-day annual fair in Des Moines, all while selling related merchandise, including hats, shirts, miniature versions of Simon, and books. Read More »

Los Angeles FC hire Bob Bradley for inaugural MLS season

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The Swansea appointment , which made him the first American coach to ever manage a Premier League team, should've been the happy realization of his long-sought dream. Onalfo's demise appeared certain shortly after he took over for legendary MLS coach Bruce Arena this year and guided the one-time dynasty to a 6-10-4 overall record. Read More »

Israel erects railings at unquiet holy shrine

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Israel's minister of public security says metal detectors set at the entrance to a major Jerusalem shrine that angered Palestinians could be removed if police have another way of ensuring security there. Tensions have risen throughout the past week over the metal detectors at the compound, which includes the revered Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, following the July 14 attack that killed two policemen. Read More »

Cause of Outage Determined; Update on Island Generator Power

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Read the Hyde County evacuation order (.pdf)Ferries are running on their normal schedules. Tideland Electric said an attempt to run the Ocracoke generator failed Thursday, resulting in damage that could make it inoperable. "CHEC is working to assess the extent of the damage and plan for the fix". Once the generators are online, the cooperative will initiate rolling blackouts. Read More »

More than a dozen New Jersey beaches closed due to poop contamination

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San Diego County Department of Environmental Health has announced on Wednesday, July 26 that there is poor beach water quality for areas of Ocean Beach and Mission Bay. "They should have put some sort of sign up to warn people about that". The state tests water quality at 35 bay and 180 ocean locations and issues advisories one day following an unacceptable bacteria level. Read More »

Mugabe's wife Grace says Zimbabwe president should name successor

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According to Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation , she said this at the Zanu PF Women's League National Assembly . She said naming a successor "has been the trend in other countries", ZBC reported. "He has wisdom", she said of her 93-year-old husband on Wednesday. But on Tuesday, Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party used its two-thirds majority in parliament to ram through a bill to change the law, allowing Mugabe to exclusively appoint the senior judges. Read More »

Nitish an opportunist, conspired with BJP to frame my family: Lalu Prasad

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In the recent Assembly election in Goa, the Congress had more seats than the BJP but lost the chance of forming the government due to alleged delay in decision-making by the leadership. A source in the JD (U ) claimed that some senior BJP and Congress leaders had spoken to Yadav but it was not clear what transpired during their talks. Read More »

Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes For 'Political Rhetoric' At Jamboree

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Michael Surbaugh, chief scout executive for the Boy Scouts of America , stated in an online letter published Thursday that he wanted to extended his honest apologies to his organization's members. "It is in no way an endorsement of any person, party or policies", Surbaugh said. Much of the crowd responded with cheers for the president and boos for the mention of Obama. Read More »

15 people arrested during Austin immigration protest

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A group of protesters were arrested near the state Capitol on Wednesday in a demonstration created to both challenge the state's position on an Obama-era immigration program and test Travis County's policies on how it deals with undocumented immigrants. Read More »

Hillary Clinton Calling New Book 'What Happened'

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It is slated to describe her experience running against Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential campaign, reflecting on "an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules". Read More »

Pakistani diplomatic officials abducted in Afghanistan rescued in operation

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Jan Khan and Muhammad Ejaz were abducted in Afghanistan's restive eastern province of Nangarhar on June 16, while travelling from Jalalabad to Torkham. This comes as the officials have always been insisting that the Afghan militant groups, specifically the Haqqani terrorist network are having freedom of actions and sanctuaries under the support of certain elements in Pakistan from where they plan and launch attacks in Afghanistan. Read More »

Copy-Dairy Queen Blizzard for a good cause? Yes, please!

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Amanda Lancour, Program Manager for the Network at the now-Marshfield Children's Hospital, says the purchase of the former St. Joseph's Hospital won't change the programs offered. The restaurant chain has partnered with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for more than three decades. "That will call come back to Children's Miracle Network at Marshfield Medical Center", said Lancour. Read More »

34th annual National Night Out will be August 1

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Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states, US territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August. Fayetteville Police passed fliers and invitations to neighbors around the American Legion on Curtis Avenue, where the event will be taking place this year beginning at 5 p.m. Read More »

Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Jerusalem Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound

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Bowing to global pressure, Israel's security cabinet made a decision to remove the metal detectors but said a new surveillance system using "smart checks" based on advanced technology would be put in place. In the past two days, the crisis over the shrine had been closely linked to a parallel drama - a deadly shooting at the Israeli Embassy in Jordan. Israeli police addressed the rumors Tuesday, saying in a statement that it does not use any type of camera that harms anyone's privacy "and ... Read More »

K-9 uses scent kit to find missing woman with dementia

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The scent is typically held for seven years. In a Facebook post police said she stored the scent two and a half years ago, and a picture of the jar showed it was dated January 2015. Another example came in Salt Lake City in 1994 when a child had been kidnapped, and a Rottweiler found them 40 miles away. In 2011, the Chicago Tribune claimed the dogs are largely influenced by their handlers and residual odours can play a huge hindrance on them being able to find drugs that are present. Read More »

Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

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Jerusalem's Muslim leaders rejected the move as insufficient, demanding that no new Israeli security measures be placed on the compound and that all security cameras installed at the entrance in recent days be removed. On Sunday, an Israeli security guard at the Israeli Embassy in Jordan opened fire and killed two Jordanians, after one of them attacked him with a screwdriver. Read More »

Griffen signs contract extension with Vikings

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Griffen was originally a fourth-round pick out of USC by the Vikes in 2010, and he has gradually developed into one of the NFL's most complete, reliable defensive ends. When asked when a deal might get done, Rhodes said, "I don't know". "It means I'm a Viking for life". Griffen was the one who rode off with a big payday Wednesday, and he is thankful that the Vikings consider him one of the players - and people - around whom they want to build. Read More »

Retract remark to bomb lumad schools, Rody urged

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Duterte amped up the rhetoric surrounding the conflict this week with his accusation that indigenous-run schools in the region are supporting rebel groups and "teaching subversion". The Guardian reports that the specific target of Duterte's threats were the Lumad people, a tribe native to the Philippines' second-largest island, Mindanao. Read More »

Kushner said he "did not collude with Russia"

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Trump's advisers have also explained to him - amid his fury about Sessions - that anyone who was part of his campaign, including Giuliani, would likely face pressure to recuse themselves from the Russian Federation investigation, according to Trump advisers and officials. Read More »