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by | May 24, 2017 | 09:41

It is a potentially precarious situation for the former United States lawmaker and diplomat who is now serving as President Donald Trump's principal adviser on intelligence matters and head of U.S. "The White House does not confirm or deny unsubstantiated claims based on illegal leaks from anonymous individuals", a White House spokesman said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:38

It was his first major speech outside America, his first foreign tour (as president) and probably the first time he has addressed dozens of Muslim leaders (again as president). Mr Trump, who is making his first visit to Israel as United States president, said: "I never mentioned the word or the name Israel in that conversation".

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:30

He said Russian Federation denied any attempts to interfere. Democratic U.S. Rep Mike Quigley's spot as the only Illinoisan on a congressional intelligence committee has put him front and center for the fast-moving disclosures of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, saying he hopes the testimony of a former CIA chief on Tuesday signaled a "reboot" in lawmakers' probe.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:11

The White House said numerous proposed cuts were aimed at ineffective programs and that the savings were needed to help balance the budget in 10 years and finance increased spending for defense and other programs. Hal Rogers told reporters Tuesday. But Trump's budget proposal is poised to come up against a major obstacle: Trump's tax plan - or, at least, major parts of it.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:08

Trump made separate appeals to the director of national intelligence, Daniel Coats, and to Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, urging them to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during the 2016 election.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:09

The plan was crafted with a skeptical eye toward programs that serve the needy. Funding for food stamps, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), will be trimmed by $193 billion over the next decade. He promises a new parental leave program championed by his daughter, Ivanka, but will fall short on his promises for a "massive tax cut". Though the President has asked for 10,000 new immigration officers and 5,000 new Border Patrol agents, the 2018 budget would ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:08

What now?!" House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer , D-Md., said when asked if he had seen the Post story. "It's not news, it's not reporting, it's just propaganda", Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka said on Fox News' "Hannity".

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:05

Unless Trump is able to rally broader support and win more funding for construction in another fiscal year, his plans for a "big handsome wall" that he promised during his election campaign last year may not be realized, the aides said .

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:58

Secondly, the language shared with the Russians should have been cleared by the agency that first provided the intelligence. With each new development that reveals that something very troubling occurred between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election, the White House continues to twist facts into a warped fantasy where nothing happened.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:48

He was found not guilty by a Florida jury on Monday. Richard Henry Patterson , 65, faced life in prison if convicted of the murder of Francisca Marquinez , 60. A jury deliberated for nearly five hours before it delivered a not guilty verdict . "He died, according to a medical pathologist, from potentially a heart attack or stroke, but it was possible, according to the doctor, that you could, in rare instances, die performing oral sex under certain conditions", Padowitz said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:41

It also escalated a potentially damaging standoff between a fuming, undisciplined president and the unorthodox lawman he dismissed three days earlier. "If there's tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over". November 12, 2016: During a telephone call with top campaign donors, Clinton blames Comey for her defeat by Trump.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:37

President Trump today released a fiscal 2018 budget that amounts to a sharp rebuke of the energy and environmental policies pushed for the past eight years by the Obama administration. The Trump administration has pitched its budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year as a boon to Americans who make enough to pay federal income tax while encouraging those who rely on federal benefits to dig themselves out of poverty through work.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:36

They had no time to get out of the way of the speeding vehicle; Elsman was hit, and died instantly. The NYPD was rather quick in dispelling any rumors of terrorism, instead alleging that it could be an act of drunk driving. Rojas drove his Honda Accord, smashing into pedestrians after mounting the sidewalk for three blocks at high speed, before colliding with a metal pole and came to a stop, police said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:25

Chaffetz was often criticized for being slow to investigate allegations against the president, including questions about his campaign's ties to Russian Federation and conflicts of interests related to Trump's businesses. Chaffetz later said that the negative reception was the result of "paid protesters". "Another congressional representative from somewhere else in America will assume the committee chair and have the same ability to interfere with locally passed laws by locally elected ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:54

M - Amid job cuts and a stock price that's plunged almost 40 percent since mid-2014, Ford announced today that CEO Mark Fields will retire. Hackett's promotion to CEO and president "is not about making factories more efficient or cutting workers", said Weiser.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:54

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin dismissed such criticism as typical rhetoric and praised the budget because it balances over 10 years. The White House on Tuesday delivered to Congress a proposed budget for 2018 that would make deep cuts in programs for the poor as well as diplomacy and foreign aid, while boosting defense spending and border security.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:51

Congressmen like John McCain (R-AZ) are demanding a decisive response to the Turkish officials' actions. "To send a clear message that these acts of violence will not be tolerated, I ask that you immediately look into this matter and bring all appropriate criminal charges before these individuals leave the United States", Mr Royce wrote.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:51

With eight days remaining before the General Assembly's scheduled May 31 adjournment, Democrats said they couldn't wait any longer to approve a plan and give the House time to weigh in. Meanwhile, Fitch Ratings repeated earlier warnings that the state faces another credit downgrade if an agreement isn't reached by the July 1 start of the new budget year.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:42

While hosting Abbas at the White House in March, Trump boldly stated that achieving peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years". Boeing said that President Trump , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Saudi Arabian leaders took part in a signing ceremony that included Boeing products and services.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:12

Rep. Mike Simpson said Monday at a health care conference in Boise. America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), which spent $7 million on lobbying , said the bill " needs important improvements ". that adopted these expansions to continue with the program as long as they sign up before 2020. In closing, don't hold your breath waiting for Republicans to explain their new-found confidence in federal funding.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:07

Dequante wasn't the intended target, McKinley said. Authorities pleaded for the public's assistance Tuesday in locating the shooter, who is believed to have been involved in a fight outside the home of first grader Dequante Hobb. Awful for everyone, ' Lt. Emily McKinely of LMPD's Homicide Unit, said. The little boy was rushed to Norton Children's Hospital, where he died Sunday night.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:08

He said in March he wanted to boost defense spending and slash foreign aid. If we come together and tell our elected officials to reject Trump's reckless budget, it'll be another huge step in protecting our food, water and environment. The White House is also asking for $1.5 billion to support Trump's efforts to substantially increase detentions and deportations of undocumented immigrants by funding detention and removal efforts.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:08

He didn't elaborate on the more delicate question: whether the administration would change US policy over the status of Jerusalem. Also on Tuesday, Trump is scheduled to give a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem to conclude his visit, before heading to Europe.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:05

A second-team All-SEC honoree and the program's 15th all-time NCAA singles championship selection, Hudson is ranked No. 45 nationally in singles and No. "Overall I am just so proud of my senior class", Paul said. Shankle enters the 64-player bracket with an 18-2 dual match record, competing at No. 1 singles all season for the Lady Bears.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:03

The high court in March demanded additional lower court review of 11 Virginia state legislature districts that Republicans designed with at least 55% black voting-age populations. The 12 district has gone before the Supreme Court five times. Nor did Kagan accept that the state added blacks to the second district just to secure a partisan advantage.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:57

Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey, who was leading the agency's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. For the first time since an Oval Office taping system was removed by Nixon's chief of staff almost 44 years ago, a president has hinted that White House conversations might again be secretly recorded.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:55

President Trump's budget would reportedly cut funding for subsidized school lunches and programs like Habitat for Humanity . For starters, the proposal embraces the $ 800 billion in Medicaid cuts outlined in the House Obamacare replacement bill - despite candidate Trump's promise not to touch Medicaid .

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:50

This low pressure system is responsible for keeping the wave of very hot temperatures. Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4 p.m. Tonight we remain mostly cloudy with temps only falling to either side of 50 degrees. Winds: N 5-10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:20

Trump has maintained that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian officials, despite the separate investigations being conducted by the House, Senate and FBI . investigation at a time when Democratic lawmakers were intensifying their rhetoric. But, the Post noted, this was viewed by both current and former top intelligence officials "as an attempt by the president to tarnish the credibility of the agency leading the Russian Federation investigation".

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:20

The new U.S. administration has yet to fully outline its policy with China, a nation Trump repeatedly attacked from the campaign trail previous year. US Senate on Monday voted 82-13 to approve Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to be the new US Ambassador to China.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:20

The legislative elections on June 11 and 18 will now decide whether Macron's "Republic on the Move" party - barely a year old and still without seats in parliament - will win enough seats to let him govern effectively for the next five years.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:08

The proposed 2018 budget immediately came under attack by Democrats, and even some GOP allies deemed it a non-starter. And they're not going to address our biggest programs: Social Security and Medicare. Our nation must get our fiscal house in order now, or else we may never have another opportunity, and President Trump has provided a pathway to bring our nation back from the brink of insolvency.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:58

If adopted, the measure would require teachers to send students to the bathroom of the gender listed on their birth certificates. Texas schools that now allow trans kids to use the bathroom of the gender they identity with would have to roll back that policy.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:49

Trooper James O'Callaghan, public information officer for Troop A, said a tip led police to find the three in Farmersville, about a 20-minute drive north of Lyndon. The suspects were last spotted driving southeast , possibly headed for Allegany Mountains , troopers said. The suspect was last seen wearing Camouflage jacket, blue jeans, boots, black shirt, and carrying a black duffle bag .

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:11

Trump also has flexed US military muscle, though with little apparent effect in deterring North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from his rapid tempo of weapons tests. What's worrying to the United States, among other countries, is that if this missile were fired at a different trajectory, it could have reached the US Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, according to aerospace engineer John Schilling's 38 North blog, which is published by the US Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University.