by | May 21, 2017 | 03:46

Rumors spread that Rosenstein threatened to quit, rejecting the idea that his memo was the reason for Comey's firing. The President has the utmost respect for the law enforcement agencies, and all investigations, the White House said , adding that this is not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the President and Comey.

by | May 21, 2017 | 03:30

The U.S. says the program is a breach of global law because the missiles could carry nuclear warheads in the future. The statement further highlights Iran's legal right to developing its defense capabilities to preserve its sovereignty, political independence and territorial integrity, adding that its missile program does not violate any of Iran's global commitments and the 2231 resolution.

by | May 21, 2017 | 02:32

At 1:15 am, Archie parked her Toyota Camry and left her son, Kingston Frazier, inside while she entered a Kroger grocery store. It is unclear how long it took Archie to tell law enforcement her son was in the vehicle or how long after that the Amber Alert was issued.

by | May 21, 2017 | 02:03

The revelations appeared to spin the White House into a maelstrom of chaos as the stock market buried its head in the sand yesterday and even Trump's Republican cohorts began to call for further inquiry. "President Trump has crossed the line and must be held accountable". President Nixon famously resigned on August 4, 1974, less than two weeks after Barbara Jordan's speech, rather than face impeachment.

by | May 20, 2017 | 20:00

A frost advisory for El Paso County is in effect until 9 a.m. Friday, while the northern part of the county will be under a freeze warning until 11 a.m. The spring storm was expected to dump a few inches along the Front Range. Snow will continue in the foothills and mountains - mainly above 7,000 feet.

by | May 20, 2017 | 19:38

The AHCA can potentially solve this problem making OTC medications more accessible and affordable to the public. Senator Bob Casey said the GOP health care plan could hurt school districts and special education students. Mike Lee, are considering significant cuts to Medicaid that would cause millions of people to lose coverage, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday .

by | May 20, 2017 | 19:35

Moreover, although Microsoft had provided free virus protection in March, numerous computers affected did not take advantage of this, leaving them vulnerable to hackers. Law enforcement and security experts say that though the temptation to pay may be high, you shouldn't do it. WannaCry appears to target mainly enterprises rather than consumers: Once it infects one machine, it silently proliferates across internal networks which can connect hundreds or thousands of machines in large ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 19:17

Trump also spoke about the Salvadoran gang MS-13, which he said was being "decimated" by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and would be "gone very quickly". OTIS: "That prompted us to take the decision to grow coca", says farmer Ocariz Areiza. A former New York prosecutor, Garcia has served as an associate judge on the New York Court of Appeals - the state's highest court - since early 2016.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:55

The national board of the NAACP is expected to vote Friday to dismiss its current president as part of an effort to retool the organization to better resist President Trump's agenda. Leon Russell, the NAACP's national board chairman, said the organization wants to lead on numerous same issues that newer, younger movement groups have rallied around, including public education and criminal justice reform.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:19

In all three countries, NAFTA has meant a downward standardization of wages, labor rules, and environmental standards affecting workers and farmers across each border. NAFTA was once boosted as a democratizing force for Mexico. Trade from NAFTA supports more than 1.5 million Texas jobs. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Freeland said the Liberal government has been anticipating the notice for a long time and is ready for NAFTA talks.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:14

Sen. The South Carolina Republican said he wasn't able to ask specifically if it was now a criminal probe "but the takeaway have is everything he said was that you need to treat this investigation as if it may a criminal investigation". Mueller was nominated as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by Republican President George W. Bush in 2001 and served under Bush, as well as under his Democratic successor Barack Obama, until 2013.

by | May 20, 2017 | 18:15

Even Republicans who had said they were opposed to the creation of a new investigator signaled support of the move. Sen. Trump tweeted . "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" "Believe me. Mr. Mueller, who is considered fair and impartial by Republicans and Democrats, will have wide powers, and the scope of the investigation could expand, making it a lengthy one.

by | May 20, 2017 | 17:56

The Fox News host was a former prosector in both San Francisco and Los Angeles before moving to New York City in 2005 to kickstart her television career, and is now one of the co-hosts for Fox News network's " The Five ". The White House did not immediately respond to TPM's requests for comment. She also admitted that the role of press secretary is both a "fascinating" and "challenging job", while noting that Spicer is in a "very tough position" and wishing him the best.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:44

Chaffetz's request comes after a New York Times report saying Comey wrote a memo about his conversation with Trump. He busied the House Oversight Committee on a (failed) mission to prevent D.C. But Chaffetz himself has questioned the memo's authenticity. And there likely won't be a shortage of them, especially in the Utah Republican Party, as open seats in the U.S.

by | May 20, 2017 | 16:31

The city of New Orleans plans to take down the confederate statue on Friday, May 18, 2017, completing the southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. "They were erected purposefully to send a strong message to all who walked in their shadows about who was still in charge in this city", he added. Landrieu says taking down a prominent statue of Confederate Gen.

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:11

Comey will testify in an open committee session sometime after Memorial Day, the senators said in the statement on Friday, although no date has yet been set. The White House may be looking at ways to undermine the special counsel investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged ties with the White House, Reuters reported Friday .

by | May 20, 2017 | 15:07

Mark and Donna Basden were among the first to board the plane Friday and found a laptop in the seat pocket of Mark Basden. About halfway through the flight, the passenger, identified as 25-year-old Anil Uskanil, was headed towards the front of the plane.

by | May 20, 2017 | 14:58

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi said Trump has shown his disrespect for the presidency if the Times report is accurate. A Washington Post report, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, said a senior Trump adviser is now considered a "person of interest" in the law enforcement investigation into whether Trump's campaign associates coordinated with Russian Federation in an effort to sway the 2016 election.

by | May 20, 2017 | 14:58

Mr Flynn had been fired by the Obama administration in 2014. "There are so many different links between Trump folks and the Russians that it's hard to believe that nothing took place". Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates - an Obama appointee who was sacked by Mr. Trump after she refused to defend an executive order that barred travel from several Muslim majority countries - told the committee that she had warned the White House that former National Security Advisor (NSA) Michael ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 14:45

The Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the generous support of the Buena Park Library's Volunteer Guild, Knott's Berry Farm, and individual donations. On Wednesdays, teens can wake up with the "Teen Brunch" at 10 a.m. Harvey Rabbit and Friends will offer variety shows with songs, magic, games and more in July at all branches.

by | May 20, 2017 | 14:15

Mark Warner (D-Va.), the committee's ranking Democrat. The report is the latest in a steady stream of bad headlines for the White House related to the fallout of Comey's firing. Trump had said Thursday he was "very close" to naming a replacement and that former Connecticut Sen. However the White House said there would be no announcement Friday.

by | May 20, 2017 | 14:13

Those aren't the Flynn contacts with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak that were already known . President Trump reportedly told Flynn to " stay strong ". Flynn's time at the White House lasted just 24 days . Trump has said that he thinks Flynn is a "good man" and regrets dismissing him and is apparently "obsessed" with defending him.

by | May 20, 2017 | 14:11

The boy told police he had also seen his father conducting a drug deal earlier. The boy's father, Yamil Mercado, is scheduled to be arraigned Friday morning on the charges of trafficking heroin over 200 grams and reckless endangerment of a child in Lawrence District Court.

by | May 20, 2017 | 14:09

City officials say the monuments will be moved somewhere such as a museum where they can be "placed in their proper historical context from a dark period of American history". The city plans to leave the column at Lee's Circle intact and will mount public art in its place. "This "cult" had one goal", he explained, "through monuments and through other means, to rewrite history to hide the truth, which is that the Confederacy was on the wrong side of humanity.

by | May 20, 2017 | 14:06

They have until midnight Monday. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) praised Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton for his actions against SF 1937, a measure that would have removed solar customers' ability to have fees reviewed by independent experts at the Public Utilities Commission.

by | May 20, 2017 | 13:58

Also on Friday, Comey agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence committee after Memorial Day. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the committee, said Comey "deserves an opportunity to tell his story". Mueller III, to examine the possibility of collusion between Trump's associates and Russian officials. Asked whether that included Rosenstein, he said, "I don't think he did a lot to bolster our confidence in him".

by | May 20, 2017 | 13:57

The officials say the list of blacklisted officials is likely to include members of Venezuela's Supreme Court, which issued a controversial late March ruling stripping congress of its last powers. On Wednesday, Maduro denounced the " fascist escalation " against his supporters, whom he called the " Jews of the 21st century ". In February , the United States designated Maduro's Vice-President, Tareck El Aissami, as a major global drug trafficker.

by | May 20, 2017 | 13:54

Trump made the remark on Twitter on May 18, a day after the U.S. Justice Department appointed a special counsel to oversee a probe into Moscow's alleged meddling as well as possible collusion between Russian Federation and his campaign. Mr. Mueller still technically answers to the Justice Department, but it would appear that he has a bright green light to investigate wherever the facts lead him.

by | May 20, 2017 | 13:36

The Washington Post is reporting that a current senior White House adviser is under scrutiny as part of an investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. The White House has struggled since Comey's firing to explain the chain of events that led to it and the Justice Department's involvement in that decision.

by | May 20, 2017 | 13:29

On Friday, members of Congress said, Rosenstein clearly defined his role in Comey's dismissal, telling the assembly that while he had written a memo criticising Comey's flouting of Justice Department rules for his public revelation of aspects of the Hillary Clinton email probe, it was not intended as a justification for firing Comey.

by | May 20, 2017 | 13:17

The current odds-on favorite seems to be Joseph Lieberman, the former Independent United States Senator from CT and former Democratic Party vice-presidential nominee. NBC News' Hans Nichols reports there will be no new FBI Director named today. The job typically consists of serving one 10-year term, but at 75 years of age, critics may question whether or not Lieberman can do it.

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:50

Rosenstein fielded questions in the closed session for more than an hour, but many senators left the briefing unsatisfied. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said at a press conference: "We need the facts ". A self-described friend of Comey's wrote in a public blog post on Thursday that Comey had told him that he had rebuffed a Trump request for loyalty by promising only honesty.

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:19

Trump, whose administration has offered conflicting accounts of Comey's dismissal, left Washington on Friday for a nine-day global trip that will take him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican, as well as to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits in Belgium and Italy, respectively.

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:06

The vehicle was 15 miles from the Kroger parking lot in Jackson where it was stolen early Thursday morning with Frazier asleep in the backseat. According to CBS News, authorities said a surveillance video and a witness helped them identify their first suspect.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:59

In his meeting with the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem later, Trump will convey his administration's eagerness to facilitate an agreement that ends the conflict. Speaking in the East Room on Thursday alongside the president of Colombia, Trump said he respected Rosenstein's decision to appoint Mueller but said "the entire thing has been a witch hunt".