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Trump heading to OH to talk infrastructure


Trump cited the history of the Panama Canal, the Transcontinental railroad, the interstate system, and the Internet as examples of what he wanted to accomplish. "These were real investments in public dollars and public effort and energy", he said. He made reference to the fact that Anthem insurance pulled out of the Obamacare health care exchange in OH this week. Read More »

North Korea missiles a 'direct threat' to Russia

After meeting with President Xi Jinping in April, Trump , who once accused China of "raping" the U.S., praised its leader as a "good man", saying it would be inappropriate to pressure Beijing while Washington is seeking its help with Pyongyang. Read More »

'We Aren't Stupid': GOP Won't Release Health Care Bill Draft, Report Says

At the start of the lunch, Trump told the lawmakers their healthcare bill would need to be "generous" and "kind". Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, vice chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, said if members were paying attention at the weekly meetings on the issue they would have a "pretty solid idea of how it was heading". Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts


Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign. An order from the president would not necessarily qualify, he said . The AG forcefully denied meeting with Kislyak at the hotel. "I appointed him and I believe it was the right decision, and I'm going to stand by that", Rosenstein said. Read More »

Sessions braces Tuesday to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

After all, former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey put on quite a show last week and markets didn't react much. Sessions, among the earliest high-profile backers of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, will appear days after explosive testimony by ousted FBI director James Comey suggested Trump sought to interfere with the sprawling Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself goes on trial


Carter's lawyer argues the text messages are protected free speech . Mr Cataldo said Roy had attempted to take his own life before, and had spent time researching methods online. Not only did she push the mentally distraught teenager, prosecutors said, but she also gave him instructions on how to end his life. "There are hundreds of these searches", defense attorney Joseph Cataldo said. Read More »

CONSIDER THIS: Fly the American Flag


The name originally referred to that specific flag, but has now gone on to become associated with the American flag in general. Others took interest, and on June 14, 1889, a kindergarten teacher in New York City held ceremonies with his students to honor the flag. Read More »

Georgia inmates on the run after killing 2 correctional officers

The correctional officers were pronounced dead a short time later. The escapees pointed their guns at the man driving the vehicle, but left him unharmed as they stole his auto and drove off to the west. "I have their blood on my shoes". They disarmed one of the officers and fatally shot both. "I urge all those in the surrounding areas to be vigilant and cautious while the killers remain at large", Deal said. Read More »

Imprisoned Warmbier leaves North Korea, NBA Rodman arrives

During that meeting in New York , Yun was told that Warmbier contracted botulism a year ago and went into a coma after taking a sleeping pill, according to the senior United States official. "The release of Otto Warmbier from prison in North Korea is long overdue and I am relieved that he will soon be back home in the United States. We won't know anything for sure until doctors are able to fully evaluate Otto's condition". Read More »

Two more Tehran attacks suspects detained in Iran


Five attackers stormed Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, setting off clashes with security forces and killing at least 17 people. President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shi'ite-ruled Iran. The attacks injured more than 40 people. Although the United States military is also fighting IS in Syria, as well as Iraq, President Donald Trump said in response to the attacks in Iran that the country is reaping what ... Read More »

Sen. John McCain Says US Leadership Was Better Under Obama


The world is "not sure of American leadership, whether it be in Siberia or whether it be in Antarctica ", he added. "What do you think the message is?" The article centered on the notion that world leaders believe that the United States is no longer willing to or capable of providing the global leadership for which it has been recognized for much of the modern era. Read More »

Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call

The GOP candidates for lieutenant governor are state senators Jill Holzmann Vogel and Bryce Reeves and Del. The Virginia gubernatorial primary voting opens Tuesday, but a new poll published Sunday reveals a potential shake-up in both the Republican and Democratic race. Read More »

Jailed US student released in North Korea


Warmbier". The announcement on Warmbier's release came as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman was paying a return visit to Pyongyang. Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, who has worked for Warmbier's release with his Center for Global Engagement, said Warmbier has been in a coma for more than a year. Read More »

Cause unknown after Kent State offensive lineman Tyler Heintz dies

The Portage County coroner confirmed the death of Tyler Heintz Tuesday evening. Heintz played his high school football in Kenton, and that program took to Twitter to react to the young man's passing. DePerro said Heintz' body has been transferred to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office, where an autopsy was scheduled to be completed Wednesday. Read More »

Cosby jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

Instead, most of Monday was given over to closing arguments, first the defense and then the prosecution, followed by jury instructions from Judge Steven O'Neill. "We're talking about all the man's tomorrows". Hartwell filed a motion stating that Pulliam violated their custody agreement when she chose to appear in court with Cosby . Read More »

'100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations: Donald Trump

President Trump on if "tapes" exist of his conversations with Comey: "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the near future". Trump made the remarks while responding to questions on Comey's explosive testimony in which he accused the president of trying to stop a probe into the alleged Russian interference in the USA elections previous year. Read More »

Rockslide blocks popular entrance to Yosemite National Park


After the assessment is complete, crews will begin to remove rock debris and fix the road to make it safe for visitors to travel on. The rock slide began mid-way up a "Parkline Slab" cliff, approximately 400 feet above the base of the cliff and 600 feet above El Portal Road. Read More »

US not winning in Afghanistan: US defense chief


Yet Republican lawmakers are pressing for upward of $30 billion more to be added to the budget. US officials confirmed it just hours after senators berated Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for failing to complete an updated combat strategy for the Afghanistan war. Read More »

Trump accuses ex-FBI director of cowardice over 'leaks'


Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday, but tweeted Friday an accusation that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath. "And there'd be nothing wrong with it if I did say that , according to everybody that I read today , but I did not say that". Karl then asked if the president if he's willing to "speak under oath to give your version of these events?" Comey claimed he leaked the notes calculating that publication of a story would trigger ... Read More »

Cosby trial jury begins first full day of deliberations today

But jurors still heard plenty from him as prosecutors read them excerpts from his 2005 police statement and civil deposition. He said Constand told police in her first interview that she had never been alone with Cosby before the alleged attack, but later admitted she had spent time alone with him at his home and at a CT resort. Read More »

Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations'


Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is now in charge of the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday vehemently rejected the suggestion he colluded with Russian Federation to tilt last year's election in Donald Trump's favour, branding the accusations an " appalling and detestable lie ". Read More »

Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russia allegations'

Sessions is forcefully rejecting any hint that he colluded with Russians. Sessions , though, has recused himself from all ongoing investigations into Russian Federation. There are none, Sen. "This is a secret innuendo being leaked out there about me, and I don't appreciate it", he said. Some of Trump's closest allies, including former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, have questioned Mueller's fairness and the need for a special counsel. Read More »