by | May 29, 2017 | 09:24

Kelly said there are 114 other Republican-held districts with more favorable partisan makeups for Democrats than the Montana seat. Rebecca Schoenkopf reacts to the election results at Democratic candidate Rob Quist's election party at the DoubleTree Hotel Thursday night, May 25, 2017 , in Missoula, Mont.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:24

Patrick, eager to find a reason for a special session in which the transgender measure could be considered, found a high-value target in the bill needed to keep the Texas Medical Board and several other state agencies in operation. Creighton served on the Senate's conference committee for the bill and said a special session is imminent. "He laid down the gauntlet tonight and I don't think the people of Texas and I hope the members of the house are gonna tolerate one man, standing alone, ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:29

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that he was not troubled by Jared Kushner's reported attempts to establish a back-channel with Russian Federation. In March, the White House said that Kushner and Flynn had met Kislyak at Trump Tower in December to establish "a line of communication". It makes Steve Bannon's reported private warnings that Kushner's Russian Federation dealings would become a major distraction to the White House look prescient.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:14

Mnuchin had previously advised that the deadline to for Congress to act - and avert a first-ever default on US obligations - was sometime in the fall. Mr Trump's balanced-budget goal depends not only on 3 per cent growth projections - which most economists view as overly optimistic - but also a variety of accounting gimmicks, including an nearly $600bn (£463bn) peace dividend from winding down overseas military operations.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:07

America's top diplomat in London also condemned the recent leaking of secret information to US media and said his government would take action to find those responsible. She said she when she speaks to Trump at Thursday's summit, she will stress s "that intelligence that is shared between law enforcement agencies must remain secure".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:27

Instead, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly - echoing a position taken a day before by national security advisor H.R. McMaster - said there was nothing inherently wrong with an incoming presidential administration establishing "back channel" communications with a foreign power such as Russian Federation.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:23

A tremendous rockslide has covered a large portion of California's iconic Highway 1 up to 40 feet of rocks and dirt on Saturday as a result of the wettest winter California has ever encountered, state transportation officials said Monday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:09

There are many variables - and unforeseen outcomes - that can undermine even the most carefully crafted policy initiative. The CBO report also said the premium declines would come in part because of people with preexisting conditions dropping out of the market, as insurance would become too expensive.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:11

The White House did not immediately comment on the report. "He needs to answer for what was happening at the time ", Mr Booker said. "Well, again, don't know all - I don't know if all of that is true", Kelly said, commenting on this information.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:00

Trump interviewed potential candidates and said he was "very close" to deciding on a replacement before he left for the Middle East. Trump, who had been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, resumed his favorite past-time with fury on Sunday, dismissing allegations of Russian Federation ties as " fake news " and "fabricated lies".

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:37

He said back-channel talks, even by an incoming administration with a foreign adversary, are good. Former CIA Director Mike Hayden, said: "What manner of ignorance, chaos, hubris, suspicion, contempt would you have to have had to think that doing this with the Russian ambassador was a good or appropriate idea?" "I don't see the big deal", he added.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:30

No police or fire crews were called to the scene. That slide is now closed as is the blue slide next to it. But the ordeal put a damper on the first day for the $43 million aquatic park. Hundreds of people bought tickets to attend the park's opening. The Wave's four other water slides, including "Shamrock Swirl", "Golden Wave" and "Riptide Rider", remained open Saturday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:20

Their mother Tori Lee Castillo, 39, has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse. Those good Samaritans coached the 5-year-old on how to open the trunk using an emergency latch. "I could hear some kids crying", Heidi recounted to KSTU of when she put her ear against the vehicle. Let me out! Mom! She and three other women began helping the older girl who was screaming in the trunk.

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:45

On Saturday, Biden said it was "disorienting and disheartening" to watch vulnerable Americans be scapegoated by Trump but said that it would be a "temporary state of affairs". He said that "build [ing] a wall" or "keeping Muslims out" would not make the American people happier or more economically stable. Biden commented on "the forces of populism not only here, but around the world", ostensibly a reference to the rising support for populist politicians - from President Donald Trump to ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:34

While flames have come within 200 feet of structures, "firefighters performing structural defense prevented any further threat and no homes are now at risk", the fire department said. More than 100 firefighters battled the fire amid hot weather with light winds. This photo provided by KCBS-TV/CBSLA shows a plume of smoke from a wildfire burning above Mandeville Canyon Road, behind the Getty Center , center, and the Hotel Angeleno, right, in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles, Sunday, May 28, ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:29

Mr. Trump, whose administration has been suffering from unauthorized leaks of partial or sensitive information from day one called the latest leak as deeply troubling and stressed that his administration cherishes no other relationship more than the special one between the Us and the UK.

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:24

A woman arrested in the Blackley area of Manchester on Wednesday has been released without charge. Stoltenberg said he was unable to comment further on the issue as he "did not know what actually happened". USA officials also leaked Abedi's name to the media earlier this week, before it had been released in the U.K. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd complained that such leaks could cost police "the element of surprise" in their bid to prevent future attacks.

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:19

Graham, who is leading a Senate Judiciary Committee inquiry into Russian cyberattacks on the 2016 presidential election, said it was "stunning" and not something that had been relayed to congressional investigators. In spite of the fact that he knew that intelligence was fake, Comey reportedly feared that, if the information were to become public, it could devastate the credibility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice.

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:08

However, the Secretary of Homeland Security , John Kelly , said he "might" now expand the ban to cover all global flights - meaning anyone traveling in or out of USA would have to stow gadgets, including laptops and tablets, in the hold.

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:08

It didn't matter that Paul Ryan is the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, or that he is third-in-line to the presidency. "I think that taking the picture represents that you agree with the same political views and I don't agree with his political views so I chose not to be in it", said Wendy Weeks.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:37

Ryan Zinke , who left to become Interior secretary. Witnesses, including a Fox News crew, said Gianforte grabbed Jacobs and slammed him to the ground, while yelling "Get the hell out of here!" Gianforte was charged with a misdemeanor of assault after UK Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs attempted to interview the seat's GOP standard-bearer.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:38

The students cited the Vice President's history of anti-LGBTQ actions including the passage of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in 2015, which some say legalized discrimination against LGBTQ people and families. a legal right to deny them services", as the Two-Way reported . Pence , during his address, spoke briefly of Trump, praising his speech to the leaders of 50 Arab and Muslim nations earlier in the day in Saudi Arabia.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:19

The annual Group of Seven (G7) meeting is being held in a chic Sicilian resort town, with Europe's most active volcano, Mount Etna, gently smoking in the background and the Mediterranean Sea gleaming beneath the cliffs. However, the U.S. has refused to recommit to the agreement, saying it will make a decision next week. Earlier in the president's trip, Pope Francis gave Trump a gift: a copy of Laudato Si' , the pope's famous encyclical on the environment that was published in 2015.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:12

In front of a slew of cameras, the two locked hands for several seconds, with each man appearing to refuse to be the first to let go. "It wasn't the Alpha and the Omega of politics, but a moment of truth". Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with Trump. While Macron reportedly sought to convey strength with the handshake, he spoke fondly of Trump on Saturday after a Group of Seven summit in Italy, praising the USA president's ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:58

President Donald Trump (c) is welcomed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (r) upon arrival at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , on May 20, 2017. In a meeting that resembled a freaky initiation ritual, the entire summit was rife with symbolism that demonstrated the U.S.'s and Saudi Arabia's longstanding commitment to perpetuating terror and error.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:57

Even so, hopes were relatively high that the visit, Trump's first overseas trip as U.S. President, could help heal EU/US relations and ongoing rows about European defense spending. Ms Merkel, who stood emotionless during the speech, earlier issued her own challenge to the USA president, saying that member states including Germany had already pledged to work toward the 2 per cent target by 2024 and that outlays on security more generally also count toward the goal.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:46

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue were the others. President Donald Trump this week unveiled a $4.1 trillion spending plan that imposes deep cuts in programs for the poor and low-income Americans such as Medicaid and food stamps while boosting spending for defense and border security.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:31

People were still coming in at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, and he didn't yet have an accurate number of how many needed help. A confirmed tornado destroyed about 20 homes in central Kansas. "He had some bad head trauma going on and I didn't want him to go to sleep", Daily said. Also damaged in the storm was a Jennie-O turkey barn in Chetek.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:23

Senior officials are preparing to work through the night of Friday-Saturday in a bid to bridge what appear to be irreconcilable differences over Trump's declared intention of ditching the USA commitment to the landmark Paris according on curbing carbon emissions.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:22

New revelations came overnight with the Washington Post reporting that Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, made a pre-inauguration proposal to the Russian ambassador to set up a secret, bug-proof communications line with the Kremlin. French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with him at length about the climate deal during a meeting Thursday in Brussels . He also tweeted , "Big G7 meetings today".

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:20

Smith said Monday after practice. The Celtics lost Game 2 at home by 44 and the first two games of the series by a combined 57. "I didn't have it", James said afterward, and that was no understatement. "We called him on FaceTime, so he got to celebrate with us a little bit", Avery Bradley said. We remember these bad LeBron moments because they're so infrequent.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:12

The U.S. and French presidents had a warm conversation, the official added, noting Trump appeared to compare himself to Macron by complimenting him on both his business background and for mounting an underdog campaign to become the president.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:12

The Trump White House is under pressure to find a candidate who is likely to win Senate approval quickly and without controversy, and time is short for him to do so before leaving on his nine-day foreign trip. Flynn has figured prominently in the FBI investigation into Russian interference into the election. A Nov 25 news release from Mr Trump's transition team quoted Mr Lieberman praising Mr Trump's selection of Mr K T McFarland as deputy national security adviser.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:10

In the final analysis , the decision will be up to the people of Israel , who need someone to tell them the truth and not what the polls indicate they want to hear. He became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall. Trump also said that he was "gratified" that PLO leader Abbas had attended the summit in Riyadh and " committed to taking firm but necessary steps to fight terrorism and confront its hateful ideology".

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:09

His cause of death had not been confirmed at press time . "There were different influences that enabled you to draw on a spectrum of sounds and different emotions - that in other parts of the country, you just wouldn't be exposed to in the same way".