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London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities' The courts are slow and political! The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack . An indefinite halt to entry from Syrian refugees was replaced by a temporary pause. "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his " no reason to be alarmed " statement", Trump wrote on Monday . Khan had said in one of his first statements in reaction to the attack tha... [Full Article...]

What you should know about long-term care insurance

She said the Affordable Care Act wasn't flawless, but she worries the current reform effort - dubbed the American Health Care Act - could offer a cure that's worse than the disease. "The people on Medicaid now will be at risk of having their Medicaid eligibility curtailed", said Merritt. A 30-year-old resident would need to shell out almost 10 percent of what they take in, or more than $1,100 ... [Full Article...]

GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns There's a good chance Cooper will veto the final budget since he's criticized both the House and Senate plans. GOP senators are now working to craft their own version of a healthcare bill after identifying various issues with the House's American Health Care Act. [Full Article...]

Trump Believes in Climate Change, Says US Ambassador

Holdren notes that the Republican Party is the only major political party in power in any major country in the world that questions the role of humans in causing the damaging effects of climate change , and the need to reduce emissions. We could also view countries' historical contributions to climate change in terms of a per capita share over time. There's no question. We are losing some gro... [Full Article...]

Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest She follows several "rogue" Twitter accounts created to look like they are run by federal agencies. "She was not expecting any of this". Victor was charged under the Espionage Act and, if convicted, faces up to 10 years in prison . "Because the NSA logs all printing jobs on its printers, it can use this to match up precisely who printed the document", he wrote. The intelligence agency initi... [Full Article...]

UK: Johnson rules out cancelling Trump's state visit

The bottom line London Mayor Sadiq Khan's propaganda battle against President Donald Trump: Khan wants the British government to cancel a state visit by Trump. On the topic of tourism, terrorism, tweets and Trump, the president's attempts to ban visas for people from predominantly Muslim nations, a moved blocked by a federal courts, may have had an impact on USA tourism, a couple of st... [Full Article...]

Sessions suggested he could resign amid rising tension with president

The president's anger has lingered for months, according to the people close to the White House, who said Trump blames Sessions's recusal as a factor that prompted the decision last month by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint a special counsel, Robert Mueller, to oversee the expanding Russian investigation. [Full Article...]

Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause

Trump had griped, "The Justice Department should have stayed with the original travel ban, not the watered down, politically correct version submitted to the [Supreme Court]". "That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain risky countries, not some politically correct term that won't help us protect our people", he tweeted . [Full Article...]

Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack

Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack Clark is a fugitive, being sought by authorities who say a 6-month-old girl was slain and her sister and mother were critically wounded in a stabbing they suspect was carried out by Clark, the little girls' grandmother, in an attack Monday morning, June 5, 2017, in the family's Colton , Calif., home. [Full Article...]

IN contractor involved in Russian hacking scandal

Andino's comments came after a federal contractor from Georgia was arrested following the leak of a classified intelligence report that suggests Russian hackers attacked at least one US voting software supplier days before last year's presidential election. [Full Article...]

Big bird's destructive rampage in California liquor store

Big bird's destructive rampage in California liquor store It wasn't long before animal control officers arrived to the store. "This was really out of my comfort zone, I was kind of scared I didn't know what to do", Ghanem said. Cellphone video taken by Ghanem shows the sometimes-comical efforts to wrangle the peahen. With a bird's eye view of business below, customers were still coming and going - some even taking pictures with the bird. [Full Article...]

Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony

Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony He attended a briefing at the White House along with officials from other government agencies, and according to the Washington Post , as the briefing was wrapping up, Trump asked everyone to leave the room except Coats and CIA Director Mike Pompeo. [Full Article...]

Trump Foundation funneled $100K in donations into revenue for Trump Organization

But in 2011, things took a turn. But documents show while Eric Trump was touting free use of family golf courses as a way to hold the event on the cheap, allowing more money to go to cancer kids, at some point his father began getting exhausted of footing the bill. [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

Susan Collins (R-ME) that had been bashed by conservatives as "Obamacare-lite". But increasingly the expectation is that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will hold a vote, even if the outcome is that it fails, in order to be able to move on to other issues. [Full Article...]

Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

A spokeswoman for the Qatari embassy in Washington said the investigation is ongoing and its results would be released publicly soon. It's the worst diplomatic crisis to strike the region since the 1991 Gulf War. Qatar has dismissed the Saudi charges as baseless, and said the Saudis are seeking to dominate the region. For the US military, which is supporting Iraqi troops assaulting Mosul and r... [Full Article...]

AG Jeff Sessions offered to quit during exchange with Trump

AG Jeff Sessions offered to quit during exchange with Trump On Tuesday evening, a person familiar with the situation said that before he was sacked, Comey had asked Sessions to keep him from being alone with Trump . Trump on Tuesday tweeted about the Justice Department - the agency Sessions heads saying - that he wanted a "much tougher version" of a "travel ban" and "not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted" to the Supreme Court ... [Full Article...]

Kentucky tops NC State 8-6 to force NCAA regional final

Kentucky tops NC State 8-6 to force NCAA regional final Then the Wolfpack (36-23) will play the victor at 7 p.m. today. OH got off to a strong start. The Selma, Indiana, native allowed four runs off six hits, striking out seven and walking one. Ibarra, Callery, senior catcher Anthony Mrosla (Coon Rapids, Minn.), senior pinch hitter Mateus Vakuda (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and senior shortstop Tyler Finkler (Olmsted Falls, Ohio) also played in their fi... [Full Article...]

Timeline: How the Trump-Khan relationship grew so heated

Privately, British officials - many of whom call London home - were incandescent with rage. But the United States president renewed his attack on Monday, accusing London's first Muslim mayor of offering a "pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". [Full Article...]

George Conway hits Trump over travel ban tweet

George Conway hits Trump over travel ban tweet A date for the court to hear arguments in the case was not immediately set. Following Chuang's ruling the administration also brought an appeal to the Fourth U.S. "They certainly seem relevant", he said. "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it s wrong to say anything else - he s doing a good job", she said, despite the pair being from opposite political parties. [Full Article...]

Trump misdirects blame for slow confirmations

Trump misdirects blame for slow confirmations During the previous administration, President Barack Obama had formally nominated 219 candidates for executive branch positions by 20 May during the first year of his presidency. In defense of the president, Trump is not wrong that his confirmations have taken longer than his predecessors. The average time to confirmation is 41 days for Trump's nominees. [Full Article...]


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