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Ryan won't comment on Trump tweets

Ryan won't comment on Trump tweets Ryan made the comment Friday while fielding questions from students at Badger High School in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. This is not a new position of Ryan's. "And the president made a presidential decision and removed him". "I try not to look at Twitter too often these days", Ryan said, chuckling. Ryan also deflected a question about whether he would be OK with Trump recording their conversatio... [Full Article...]

Spicer refuses to say whether Trump is secretly recording people

The president suggested, again over Twitter, that because he's such "a very active President", that his surrogates can't speak for him "with flawless accuracy". "The president has nothing further to add on that", he said, adding that he didn't think it was a threat. "We don't have press conferences. just don't have them", the president said. [Full Article...]

Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

Halfway across the globe, the news of Comey's dismissal elicited a tweet from U.S. Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith about the troubles she has explaining Washington's actions. Connolly wasn't the only one to suggest Trump had broken the law. US President Donald Trump has warned fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey against leaking material to the media. [Full Article...]

Texas Cop Who Shot and Killed Jordan Edwards Fired

Police initially said that Edwards was in a vehicle that backed up in the direction of the responding officers "in an aggressive manner ". But Crockett credited Haber for moving quickly to correct the police department's mistaken statement and fire the officer the department said was responsible. [Full Article...]

Trump Fires James Comey & Sally Yates Testifies

Trump Fires James Comey & Sally Yates Testifies President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey in the midst of the bureau's investigation into the White House's ties to Russian Federation. "The President made ultimately what was the right decision". It took 18 days before the President dismissed Mr Flynn. The White House says former President Barack Obama made it clear to Donald Trump that he "wasn't exactly a fan" of Michael Flynn . [Full Article...]

Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

Lawmakers also added a provision to the bill that would allocate an additional $8 billion over five years for states seeking a waiver. "If you're on Medicaid, nothing's going to change", he told the audience in Marshalltown, which broke into a chorus of loud objections. [Full Article...]

Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself Police in Cincinnati are investigating the heartbreaking circumstances leading up to the suicide of an 8-year-old boy in January. Two days later, Taye hanged himself with a necktie in the bedroom of his Cincinnati apartment. " While we are concerned about the length of time that Gabriel lay motionless and the lack of adult supervision at the scene when school administrators became aware of the... [Full Article...]

Macron bigs up 2024 Paris Olympic bid to Bach

Baumann and the evaluation commission flew to France on Friday for a similar round of meetings with Paris 2024 and city officials next week, leaving behind glowing reviews of the Los Angeles bid and its transformative potential. In Los Angeles , however, US politics were mostly kept far in the background. "If America is a nation of immigrants, Los Angeles is ground zero", he said, calling... [Full Article...]

LIRR service disrupted after man falls on tracks at Penn Station

LIRR service disrupted after man falls on tracks at Penn Station This is all thanks to Penn Station, whose infrastructure appears to be crumbling before our very eyes, and things are about to get even worse once officials shut down some lines for repairs this summer (and potentially beyond ). However, he said he expects the work to eliminate the possibility of track-caused disruptions "for a good, long time". The weekday work this summer, concentrated at a... [Full Article...]

DOJ to Investigate Fatal Police Shooting of Jordan Edwards

DOJ to Investigate Fatal Police Shooting of Jordan Edwards The family is asking for transparency and are demanding that the district attorney release the names of all the other officers involved in Edward's death, Merritt said. The officers encountered upon four teens in a vehicle, who were leaving the party after hearing gunshots . "We think that we are finally getting somewhere". [Full Article...]

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee He said he wasn't the source of news stories that said he recommended that Trump fire FBI Director James Comey, though he said, "It is impossible not to know my views ". But the filmmakers insist that such an assertion seems off the mark, especially considering Stone's much-publicized visit to Trump Tower in December. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet

Trump noted that he held meetings with both pols "on the same day" and added the hashtag #LetsMakePeace! After the meeting, the Russian Foreign Ministry posted a photo of a smiling US President shaking hands with Lavrov on Twitter, along with video of Lavrov joking about Comey's firing. [Full Article...]

Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law

Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law Trump and his administration failed in their first attempt in March, but despite its unpopularity with the American people , are right back at it. It would dilute consumer-friendly insurance coverage requirements, like prohibiting higher premiums for customers with pre-existing medical conditions and watering down the subsidies that help consumers afford health insurance. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer won't deny that Trump is secretly recording White House conversations

It is, of course, very possible that Trump is just making a baseless threat, and there are indeed no tapes at all that Comey need worry about, should he decide to start leaking to the press. Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he has had with Trump. Spicer, who kept his answers short during the briefing and largely dodged specific questions about Trump's meeting with Comey, did sa... [Full Article...]

Police Chief, 2 Nursing Home Employees Killed; Shooter Dead

None of the 23 nursing home residents were injured, Thorp said, noting some had barricaded themselves in their rooms during the shooting. Thorp said Disario, a Licking County resident, had six children and was expecting a seventh. Disario was shot at by the suspect immediately upon entering the nursing home. WBNS TV reports that the gunman first shot the officer, then went into the nursing hom... [Full Article...]

John Cornyn's commencement speech canceled by historically black Texas college

John Cornyn's commencement speech canceled by historically black Texas college While Cornyn's term as whip ends next year, he would still remain an influential senior senator with a term that runs through 2020. Cornyn defended Trump when he suddenly fired Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director this week - whether it was because the president felt Comey had botched the handling of the Hillary Clinton email case during the campaign, because he was too aggressively... [Full Article...]

White House Says Texas Senator John Cornyn Among FBI Director Candidates

Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the course of the week, and threatened an end to regular White House press briefings. Trey Gowdy, the South Carolina Republican who ran the House committee that investigated Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's actions in connection with the 2012 ... [Full Article...]

Gunman murders Eric Disario and 2 nursing home workers

What started as a typical Friday morning ended in a deadly shooting at a nursing facility in the OH village of Kirkersville , leaving the police chief and three others - including the gunman - dead. For a shooter to get into the locked facility, Casto says a person would need someone to let them in or have access to the code. In January 2016, Danville Police Officer Thomas Cottrell Jr. [Full Article...]

News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn Putin - and associates of President Trump", the New York Times says. The revelations did not in themselves represent a development that could break open the mystery of Moscow's meddling with last year's election and increasingly vocal Democratic claims of collusion between Russian Federation and members of the President's inner circle. [Full Article...]

FSU Tennis Advances at NCAA Tournament

FSU Tennis Advances at NCAA Tournament Perrotta had three goals and four assists . Meghan Hubley (West Chester, Pa.) led the team with three ground balls , while Julia Collins paced the team with five draw controls. Junior Tom Kennedy (Farmingdale, N.Y.) upped the Bulldogs' lead minutes later off a pass from senior linemate Ryan Sharpe (Poway, Calif.), but the Hawks closed out the half with an Eric Berger tally for a 5-3 margin a... [Full Article...]


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