by | May 27, 2017 | 03:39

Ryan, R-Wis., said at his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill. Republican Greg Gianforte greets supporters at a hotel ballroom after winning Montana's sole congressional seat, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont . But Gianforte brushed Jacobs off and then suddenly "body-slammed" him onto the ground, breaking his glasses, Jacobs says. "It is unsettling on many levels that Greg Gianforte physically assaulted a journalist and then lied, refusing to take responsibility for ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:40

Ex-FBI Director James Comey has shown his willingness to speak to the special counsel Mueller before testifying publicly. Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:32

Montana has just over 699,000 registered voters. Gianforte had been a strong favourite throughout the campaign and that continued even after authorities charged him with assault on Wednesday. Republican Paul Gianforte squared off against Democrat Rob Quist for the House seat in a special election. But they haven't held the state's congressional seat in over two decades.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:15

The name of the man wasn't immediately released. "We are extremely grateful to the Phoenix Police Department for their diligence in following security protocol and working quickly to apprehend the individual", said convention director Matthew Solberg in a statement sent to CNN .

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:34

He also slammed Washington's decision to side with the Saudis, arguing that the Islamic kingdom was undemocratic: "The Saudis have never seen a ballot box in their life and don't know what elections are". French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said France is convinced that Iran under Rouhani will have "an important role in the pacification" of the region.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:29

NBC News and The Washington Post first reported that the FBI's ongoing investigation includes a look at Kushner, which would place the probe inside the White House . Manafort. Flynn, who was sacked as national security adviser in February after he misled administration officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the US, earlier this week rejected a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena for records of his communications with Russian officials, asserting his Fifth ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:30

The Russian document did not contain the actual, alleged email, instead merely quoting passages purported to be part of it. "He did not regard the people in the Trump White House as honorable?" asked CNN's Anderson Cooper during his interview with Wittes.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:17

Storms have battered the central United States all week, with deaths reported Tuesday in Oklahoma and Wisconsin , and in Iowa on Wednesday. She says initial reports were that it was more than 400 feet (120 meters) wide. People who live there tell our sister station WQOW, they are recovering physically and emotionally. Sheriff Fitzgerald said people yelling for help underneath the rubble could be heard by the first responders to the scene at the trailer park near Chetek, a small town ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:08

The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued amid reports that the FBI was investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials. "Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings", Kushner's lawyer, Jamie Gorelick, told NBC News . Moscow has repeatedly denied the allegations and Trump denies any collusion with Russian Federation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:59

Monday at Veterans Memorial Park on Walker Street, proceeding to St. Vincent dePaul Church for an 8:30 a.m. "It's a wonderful parade and we like to honor our veterans". 28 will play taps. Museum vehicles will also be in the Memorial Day parade. Also participating will be color guards from American Legion Post 210, VFW Post 5713, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 783, all of Celina.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:43

Greg Abbott's budget for homeland security in 2018 and another $2 million the following year. The bill is a response to a Kansas Supreme Court ruling in March that said education funding is inadequate. Those categories would evaluate how students perform on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, how schools and districts improve on the STAAR compared to similar campuses statewide, how schools and districts evaluate themselves on performance, and how schools and districts ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:43

Authorities announced Thursday morning that Gianforte would face misdemeanor assault charges and would have to appear in court in June. Republican Greg Gianforte has won the special election for Montana's open US House seat, CNN projects, defeating Democrat Rob Quist and capping off a whirlwind final 36 hours of the campaign that saw Gianforte being charged for allegedly assaulting a reporter.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:07

Repeated phone calls to Greg Gianforte's cellphone went unreturned Thursday. A crashing sound is then heard. His home in Bozeman is set back on property along the Gallatin River and isn't very visible from the road. Ms Acuna, her field producer and photographer then " watched in disbelief as Gianforte began punching the reporter", she wrote on the Fox News website.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:02

Average premiums would drop compared to current law because a "younger and healthier population would be purchasing the insurance ". "And exactly what the composition of that (bill) is I'm not going to speculate about because it serves no goal", McConnell said .

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:58

A section of California's iconic coastal highway will likely remain closed for months after a massive rain-driven landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean, a state transportation official said on Wednesday. There are handsome driving roads all around the world, but California's Pacific Coast Highway is among the best of the best. That compares with $660 million a year ago, he said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 11:00

Mary McLeod Bethune's legacy", the petition read . " Choose which way you want to go ", Jackson warned. Jeers from the audience persisted throughout her 20-minute speech, when she was introduced and while she accepted an honorary degree.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:57

Gianforte when the incident occurred. In the recording , Gianforte can be heard saying that he was "sick and exhausted of you guys". This latest controversy couldn't have come at a worse time for Republicans. I imagine that many Montanans will have little sympathy for Jacobs, who comes across as an overly aggressive twit who may have wanted to goad the GOP candidate and become part of the story for the benefit of the Democrats (presumably in less dramatic fashion, though).

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:51

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". In addition to the congressional scrutiny, Flynn is now a target of an FBI counterintelligence investigation, a federal probe in Virginia and a Defense Department inspector general's inquiry into the propriety of foreign payments he accepted.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:45

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called Gianforte "a wannabe Trump". After all, Donald Trump was heard on tape bragging about sexually assaulting women and that was justified as locker room talk. As a result of the citation, Gianforte is scheduled to appear in Gallatin County Justice Court between now and June 7. Jacobs told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Thursday that he never touched Gianforte.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:44

But news accounts have not accused Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information. Trump has also opted against an immediate move of the U.S. "There was not a single hint of a protester anywhere during the whole time we were there", he said. "We're having very good discussions with all parties and as long as we see that happening, then we don't intend to do anything that we think could upset those discussions", the official said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:42

His passenger, Hunter Gillett, 18, a senior at Cameron, was seriously injured and taken to Eau Claire. The name has been released of the 17-year-old Chetek-Weyerhaeuser student killed in a plane crash Wednesday evening, May 24. This is a developing story . The Barron County Sheriff's Office, the Chetek police and fire departments, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Chetek and Bloomer ambulances, the Sand Creek Fire Department, the Wisconsin State Patrol and Life Link ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:33

The former U.S. Ambassador to Japan shared the memory in a video posted to Facebook on Wednesday , reminiscing about how she hid under her father's desk in the Oval Office and sat on his lap while sailing on the presidential yacht. In the video , Tatiana Kennedy Schlossberg spoke of her connection to her grandfather, then described her unique connection to one of the nation's most historical figures.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:21

It could be the first of two meetings between Nebraska and St. John's during the 2017-18 campaign, as both schools are in the Advocare Invitational in Orlando, Fla., the following week. The 2017 matchup is the Huskers' second Gavitt Tipoff Games appearance in three seasons, as NU traveled to Villanova during the 2015-16 season. The Gophers return four starters and virtually every player that saw significant minutes on the season.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:15

He then worked in a bakery, BBC reported . Twenty people are still in critical care, officials said on Wednesday. The official said members of Abedi's own family had informed on him in the past, telling British authorities he was unsafe.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:07

The cost analysis is unlikely to help the House version of the bill's prospects in the Senate , according to published reports . Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate majority leader, sounds uncertain about his chances of finding a majority to repeal and replace the health law.

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:03

There would be an extra $1 billion for Title 1 school choice programs and public school portability, which Education Secretary Betsy DeVos supports. In testimony to the House Budget Committee, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney called President Donald Trump's new budget - called the "New Foundation for American Greatness" - a budget written "from the perspective of the people who actually pay for the government".

by | May 26, 2017 | 10:00

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) also faces cuts , as the budget calls for $6 billion to be slashed from that program in 2020. In late April, moderate and conservative leaders helped craft new language that eked out enough votes for its 217-213 approval on May 4.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:44

All 39 states using Healthcare.gov experienced an increase in individual market premiums from 2013 - 2017. "Beyond likely reiterating things we already know - like that fewer people will buy a product they don't want when the government stops forcing them to - the updated report will allow the Senate procedurally to move forward in working to draft its own health care legislation".

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:41

And now a GoFundMe campaign has raised enough money for him to buy new ones. "It is unsettling on many levels that Greg Gianforte physically assaulted a journalist and then lied, refusing to take responsibility for his action". Montana's Republican senator, Steve Daines, joined Ryan in calling for the apology Thursday in a terse tweet: " Greg Gianforte needs to apologize".

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:23

Instead, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted a joint motion from the administration and House Republicans to delay the deadline for 90 days. By moving those with pre-existing conditions out of the insurance pool (but providing them with direct subsidies), costs for the rest of us will fall and will be actuarially balanced.

by | May 26, 2017 | 09:22

The severe weather outbreak began in eastern North Carolina, when a tornado caused damage in Autryville. There are multiple reports of damage in the Triad and western parts of the state as severe weather moved through, including a report of significant damage at Courtney Elementary School in Yadkin County.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:51

Now that the CBO numbers are in, the CBO analysis confirms our worst fears about people losing health insurance and access to critical health care services thanks to Trumpcare. The CBO specifies that these people would have difficulty getting affordable coverage "despite the additional funding that would be available". It's not known if Florida would join states seeking a waiver of rules to let insurers charge sick people more - potentially lowering costs for healthy people - ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:47

Mr. Trump has denied he made that request. Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:43

The question now is whether Republican base voters still showed up at the polls Thursday for Gianforte and whether Quist's Democratic base was even more fired up to vote now. Gianforte has until June 7 to appear in a county court. Local Fox News reporter Alicia Acuna who witnessed the attack saw it differently. "RightNow's products add leading customer experience capabilities that help empower companies to interact with and provide a consistent experience to customers across ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:29

It's unclear how Wednesday's misdemeanor assault charges against the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte , will affect the outcome, particularly since a large number of voters cast their ballots before today. 'Jacobs grabbed Greg's wrist and spun away from Greg, pushing them both to the ground'. "I'm just focused on the issues that are facing the people of Montana".