by | May 28, 2017 | 01:55

Abbott's office did not respond to repeated requests by Reuters for comment on his remarks. Though he initially contradicted the reporter's version of the altercation - backed up by an audio recording and a Fox News producer who witnessed the altercation - Gianforte later admitted to his "mistake" in an apology delivered after securing Montana's only congressional seat.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:46

The programs have met three times, with the visiting team winning all three contests. Both the Sooners and Buckeyes are considered consensus top-10 teams entering the 2017 season. That game, won 45-24 by Ohio State, was televised on Fox and didn't start until 8 p.m. because of a weather delay. OU's pass rush should be better, Caleb Kelly and the young Oklahoma linebackers have a chance to help tremendously in the running game, and Parnell Motley could be the answer opposite Jordan Thomas ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:42

A staffer said White House officials are starting to realize the Russian Federation probe, and fallout over the administration's attempts to push back against the investigation, isn't going away. Flynn has so far refused to turn over documents related to Senate Intelligence Committee , invoking the Fifth Amendment in his rejection of a Senate subpoena.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:37

Julianne Smith, from the Center for a New American Security, said the summit showed how team Trump appeared determined to maintain a "strategic ambiguity" whatever the cost to long-established relationships. The final communique issued at the G7 summit in Italy said the U.S. "is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join the consensus on these topics".

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:46

That changed approach has been evident in Hanoi at the meeting among countries that account for over 40 percent of world trade. But the Trump-appointed trade representative, Robert Lighthizer , said the US would not return to the TPP. However, officials involved in the talks said the target to complete the discussion stage by year-end might be hard to meet given disagreements over several issues.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:29

According to Caltrans, at 9:30pm on May 20, the landslide at Mud Creek - about 9 miles north of the county line - sent millions of cubic yards of earth onto the highway and into the ocean. Big Sur's high season is July through September, when 70% of their business occurs, said Kirk Gafill, Nepenthe's general manager and president of the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:20

According to a press release from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Joseph Andrew Floyd, 20, and Zachary Lloyd Brown, 21, both of Ridgeland, were each charged with harassment of an alligator. The photos originally appeared on SnapChat, according to SCDNR Public Information Director Kyndel McConchie. "This case is a good example of why we strive to educate people about wildlife in hopes that they will respect it".

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:15

State Sen. Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, said he is disappointed the Senate adjourned for Memorial Day weekend without passing a bipartisan budget. Rauner has said that he will not agree to any income tax hike that isn't accompanied by a property tax freeze , and he hosted an event in Orland Park Friday with a homeowner that is fed up with the constant increases in her rates.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:54

Kohlhepp entered the pleas to 14 criminal counts and was immediately sentenced to seven consecutive life terms. Authorities confirmed the former realtor confessed to killing at least seven people since 2003. They had been missing since August . "Today is not so much his day in court as it is Meagan's day of justice and retribution", a relative of Meagan McCraw-Coxie, who was killed at the age of 26, told the room, according to NBC News.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:48

Subsidies for commercial air travel in rural areas would be cut by more than half. It foresees an overhaul of the tax code, which analysts say could direct most of its benefits to upper-income earners. Republican leaders insisted on food stamp cuts in the 2014 farm bill, and the House passed legislation that would have strengthened work requirements and cut 5 percent.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:46

Cloud, according to the DOC website. Five inmates are on the loose after one of them took control of a van transporting them. They were Vance Erik Jourdain, Edward Washington, Shawn Lee Jackson, Anthony Dwayne Alexander, and Dylan Cantrell Bathke .

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:51

However, he offered: "We will approach these discussions with a willingness to work together to avoid a government shutdown". Back in 2016 when anti-LGBT bathroom bills littered the country , Texas was one of more than 20 states to pursue such a goal.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:51

Last year, 372 impaired drivers were arrested for DUI during the Memorial Day enforcement period and one person was killed in an alcohol-related crash. Through Memorial Day, motorists can expect to see increased patrols and enforcement zones statewide as part of IDOT's "Click It or Ticket" mobilization.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:47

The Spain global told the club's official website that three traits stood out for him when describing the Old Trafford faithful ahead of United's mammoth Europa League final against Dutch giants Ajax . "It is normal, I wanted to be on the pitch but the situation is this", said Ibrahimovic after the match. "This night would be an wonderful night if he was on the pitch, in his hometown, in the stadium where his statue will be, his first club when he left Sweden, his actual club in ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:40

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner , one of the president's closest advisors, is under FBI scrutiny in the Russian Federation investigation, multiple US media are reporting. It was known that Jared Kushner had meetings with a banker from Moscow and the Russian ambassador in December 2016. President Trump attends a meeting with truckers and CEOs regarding health care.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:36

Uncertainty over whether the Trump Administration will pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement is clouding talks among the eight Arctic Council nations, which have gathered to discuss the impact of climate change on the vulnerable region this week in Fairbanks, Alaska.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:36

In late April, sources told Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN .com they " expected " Paul to stay with the Clippers under a long-term extension. The Timberwolves reportedly want to reunite head coach Tom Thibodeau with his former player. The easiest way for the Spurs to quickly create cap room is having Gasol decline his player option, but he is not walking away from a guaranteed $16.1 million, because who would? Greg Popovich could move on with Paul, Parker and Dejounte Murray at point guard.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:31

While the three-judge panel had tough questions for both sides, they grilled Trump's lawyer about whether the ban discriminates against Muslims . Acting U.S. Last week, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan in the nation's capital said she's "inclined to agree" that the travel ban is unlawful, but held off on a request to block it because of the pending appeals court cases.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:05

The ban was announced in March, but never got off the ground because federal courts blocked it just hours before it was set to go into effect. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 10 to 3 against Trump's travel ban, and indicated opponents of Trump were likely to succeed at trial in showing the policy violates USA constitutional prohibitions on religious discrimination.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:53

None of the employees, sex workers or customers were injured. Hof told DailyMail.com that Brandt was wearing full body armor, a mask and helmet at the time of the incident which he calls 'brutal'. However, Brian Brandt had reached out to News 4 recently, saying he was "extremely upset" with an incident that happened in the brothel in question 20 years ago.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:47

Fernando Rodney picked up his 13th save by tossing a scoreless 10th, but provided a couple nervous moments after allowing two flyouts to the warning track. Robbie Ray found a groove Thursday and because of that, the Arizona Diamondbacks stayed hot as they opened an 11-game road trip. The calf injury is nothing new, as Braun just returned Sunday from a brief disabled list stint before aggravating the issue Thursday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:51

The sheriff's office does not believe it was from Sheboygan County. The Federal Aviation Administration said a Pitts S2A small aircraft crashed in the field but does not know how or why. The plane was not from Sheboygan County. He did not immediately release any more information about the occupants. An investigation is ongoing, and names are not expected to be released until 10 am Saturday, at the earliest.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:41

Criminal assault suspect Greg Gianforte is the victor of the special election to fill Montana's seat in the U.S. House, according to the Associated Press , David Wasserman of Cook Political Report (writing at FiveThirtyEight), and DecisionDeskHQ .

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:35

There was a George W Bush moment too when Mr Trump referred to the battle between good and evil. Becky Quick: But Secretary Ross, that may be not necessarily because they don't have those feelings there, but because they control people and don't allow them to come and express their feelings quite the same as we do here.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:29

A large, black-and-white checkered statue of a swan that was stolen in Florida by a naked man has been found. He's charged with the theft of the truck - but isn't talking about the swan's whereabouts, said Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd , during a news conference Friday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:58

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members. Judge Steven O'Neill, who will try to seat the final juror and six alternates on Wednesday, rejected the defense's arguments, saying he would reconsider if lawyers for Cosby, who is black, can provide statistical evidence.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:40

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected late Friday night as a low pressure system approaches the region. Southwest wind 6 to 9 miles per hour becoming northwest in the afternoon. Southwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Friday . A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 a.m. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:36

Chairman Richard Burr , Republican of North Carolina, and top Democrat Mark Warner of Virginia, are trying to get Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn to comply with subpoenasthey have sent seeking business records.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:21

Montana Republican Greg Gianforte tweeted his thanks after winning the special election to fill the congressional seat of former Rep. Ryan Zinke , now the USA interior secretary. Throughout 2017 Gianforte gained endorsements from prominent Montana Republican lawmakers and then President Donald Trump's son. Gianforte, a 56-year-old software entrepreneur from Bozeman, was the favorite going into a race just several months after Trump won the state by 20 points.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:45

With the increased traffic , AAA is preparing to make more rescues this weekend, expecting to make some 330,000 rescues, mostly for lockouts, dead auto batteries and flat tires. The AAA East Central office in Pittsburgh projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home by vehicle, rail, air and water between today and Monday .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:25

Democrats cited the analysis as further evidence that the GOP effort to repeal Obama's 2010 law, a staple of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and those of numerous Republican congressional candidates for years, would be destructive.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:20

Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, said in a written statement. Unlike the budgets of previous administrations, Summers said this one is not internally consistent with President Trump's vision. But Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, welcomed the budget, saying "the previous administration failed to protect Americans, by allowing the US military to deteriorate and failing to protect our border".

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:14

So it is often hard to tell the difference between a deliberately racist gerrymander and a partisan gerrymander where Democrats impacted by the gerrymander are also people of color. The ruling upholds a lower court decision that ordered a new map for the 2016 election. Hayes, a former member of Congress, noted that Holder's Justice Department signed off on the two congressional districts under a provision of the Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court has since struck down .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:09

Lucie by deflating a bounce house. Video shows a bounce house losing air, and collapsing when more than a dozen kids - ranging in age from 2 to 3 - were playing on it. The neighbor, who has been uncooperative with police, could face trespassing charges, "Today" reported . Romero says parents rushed over to help.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:19

The hearing will be scheduled after Memorial Day. "This new report that President Trump openly admitted to the Russians that he "faced great pressure" from the FBI's criminal investigation that was "taken off" when he fired Director Comey is astonishing - and extremely troubling", Cummings said in a statement.