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by | June 04, 2017 | 09:34

From there, things quickly got awkward. "The definition is a nonsense word made up by the 45th president of the United States in a late-night tweet", Camerota said. "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant", press secretary Sean Spicer later insisted . More than 20 Indian-American students in 40 spellers competed in the final day of this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee , reaffirming a phenomenal trend for almost a decade.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:32

The team, modeled after Bill Clinton's so-called " war room " formed in 1994, will assume all responsibility for replying to inquiries from investigators and reporters related to collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia's election meddling.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:26

As Bernal and Garcia approached Hutchinson with guns drawn, Hutchinson tried to pull a pistol from his waistband but ended up dropping it on a desk, police said. "The target was potentially going to be in the Greenville area", Peters said. Similarly, Bernal and Garcia didn't follow standard bounty hunter protocol, says Michael Phariss, the division chief of Texas Response Group, a private security and investigations firm in Carrollton.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:23

They were the last two standing of the initial 291 spellers. "The win is like a dream come true, I am very happy right now", according to CNN . Ananya Vinay never looked all that impressed by any of the words she was given in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee .

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:19

The travel ban was deemed unconstitutional and made ineffective shortly after. The administration filed two emergency applications to lift or " stay " the injunctions placed on Trump's travel ban by federal district courts in Maryland and Hawaii.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:18

A top European Union official says the EU and China believe that President Donald Trump made a mistake by pulling the United States out of a landmark worldwide climate agreement. Pruitt stood next to Trump on Thursday and applauded the announcement to pull out of the pact. He noted that the Adirondacks are located at a transition zone between the temperate, hardwood forests of the Appalachians and northern spruce-fir forests.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:15

In a sentencing memo filed in Dauphin County court, prosecutors said Spanier has "shown a stunning lack of remorse of his victims" and called for him to be punished for "choosing to protect his personal reputation and that of the university instead of the welfare of children".

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:09

Schultz and two other former school administrators are to be sentenced Friday on charges of child endangerment for failing to report a 2001 allegation about Jerry Sandusky to authorities in a child sex abuse scandal that first broke more than five years ago.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:11

This comes after Trump signed an executive order in January withdrawing the US from the trade agreement. When asked about the disagreements over the language, Lighthizer said that USA steps to create free and fair trade were being confused with protectionism.

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:59

Officers have then responded to reports of stabbings in #BoroughMarket. Police confirmed they were dealing with a major incident on the bridge and had sent armed officers to Borough Market after unconfirmed reports of stabbings there.

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:59

The president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia , Alexis Rodzianko, complained of the "psychological effect" of sanctions, saying Russians "think twice" about working with U.S. Putin quipped Friday after being asked for his reaction at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Russia . Fiscal policy matters were not reviewed at the meeting, the minister said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:54

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by | June 04, 2017 | 08:41

The teenage girl and her father, whom BuzzFeed News interviewed in October , said they have no comment. Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison. "I have repeatedly demonstrated bad judgement about the people I have communicated with online and the things I have sent", he said. "These destructive impulses brought great devastation to family and friends, and destroyed my life's dream of public service", he ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:34

The explosion at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria, a rural village about 45 miles northeast of Madison, killed three workers and injured almost a dozen others. Clark and Didion's insurance company representative, Jim Brunker from M3 Insurance, spoke to the media at 1 p.m. Friday from Didion headquarters in Johnson Creek.

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:26

What does the evidence suggest about the effectiveness of health insurance benefit design and cost sharing on consumers' engagement in health care decision-making? Oh, and the website will be as easy to use as Amazon. The bill also plans to cut on the Medicaid program for low-income people, allowing states impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients making things even hard for the low earning class.

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:23

Marshal and sent me a photo of Hutchinson on my cell phone and a description of his auto and asked me to call them, if I saw him". Schulte believes bounty hunters Fidel Garcia and Gabriel Bernal of Corpus Christi failed to follow basic law enforcement protocols created to protect civilians and themselves.

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:22

Trump poked fun at the typo , tweeting, "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". It all started with a tweet in the first few minutes of the day from Trump's personal account. The tweet quickly drew a deluge of attention. The Republican president has said using Twitter helps him speak directly to Americans and bypass the media, which he has long criticized.

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:19

Turkey requested " a full investigation of this diplomatic incident ", saying the actions of USA security personnel were " contrary to diplomatic rules and practices ". Erdogan defended the state of emergency and said it would remain in place "until the situation reaches peace and welfare". The Turkish and American governments have drastically different views of the altercation.

by | June 04, 2017 | 08:08

The real-life Mike McLintock held his first press briefing in two weeks today, kicking things off on a high note by regaling reporters with talk of Trump's trip overseas. Those two tasks rarely line up - which is what makes the job so incredibly challenging. But it remains unclear whether the president might envision them working inside the White House or in outside roles.

by | June 04, 2017 | 07:54

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by | June 04, 2017 | 07:52

The LSU-Southeastern victor advances to an 8 p.m. game Sunday, while the loser plays Rice (32-30) at 3 p.m. Sunday with the victor of that game playing at 8 p.m. - Cade Harris' bases-loaded double provided the go-ahead runs, and Brylie Ware added a two-run single during a seven-run seventh inning that rallied Oklahoma past Xavier 7-2 in the opener in the Louisville regional of the NCAA baseball tournament .

by | June 04, 2017 | 07:41

While Trump was courting the leaders of a country in which women are not permitted to drive, let alone vote, liberal Iranians were celebrating Hassan Rouhani's win in the presidential elections . is faring in the battle. As president, he signed two executive orders meant to temporarily curb the United States' intake of refugees and nationals from select Muslim-majority countries, saying national security was at stake.

by | June 04, 2017 | 07:15

Baeza confirmed that the Laredo officers that engaged Rodriguez were in the area looking for the murder suspect when they spotted his vehicle parked outside the convenient store. Police say Rodriguez, who was fatally shot, had previously been convicted of murder in a Houston case and served prison time. Scene of Texas shootout.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:41

His recorded statements in the police vehicle were revealed in an affidavit released Tuesday. "Get out if you don't like free speech". "You hear me? Die ". Christian was standing very close to Namkai-Meche when Fletcher stood up, too, the affidavit said. Micah Fletcher , who was nearby, got up and stood next to Namkai-Meche.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:32

The Trump administration has walked back a bit on a promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel . "For all the rhetorical flourishes, the president is conducting a very traditional approach to Arab-Israeli peacemaking", said Robert Satloff, who runs the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:22

As Jeff Yerger argued in his column , the Predators defense has let their goaltender out to dry on several goals. To put behind him two games played not at his lofty level. Along with one stuffed penguin. Waddell is now the face of catfish in Nashville, and doesn't need Little's Fish Company's help getting one. The Penguins matched their entire shot total from the opener (12) by the end of the first period but still found themselves trying to keep up with the Predators.

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:20

Vladimir Putin has clarified an earlier claim that "patriotic" hackers could have meddled in the 2016 US presidential election, suggesting that American hackers could have sabotaged the results and used Russian Federation as a scapegoat. In the midst of a political battle. That seemed to confirm what USA intelligence services have been saying all along . During an interview with the news network's Megyn Kelly , Putin stated through the NBC News translator: "Hackers can be anywhere".

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:14

In the incident at Borough Market , a nearby area that houses many food stalls and pubs and is popular with tourists, Metropolitan police said armed officers had been sent to the area after reports of stabbings at a restaurant. "A white van driver came speeding - probably about 50m/ph [80kmh] - veered off the road into the crowds of people who were walking along the pavement", she told BBC News .

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:15

At their short summit, the European Union and China - two of the world's major polluters - are set to reaffirm their stance on global warming. Baker and Scott wrote to Energy Secretary Rick Perry last month urging the Trump administration to remain in the pact, and Perry was reportedly one of the officials who advised the president not to withdraw .

by | June 04, 2017 | 06:13

ESPN adds that Kershaw reached 2,000 strikeouts at a historically fast pace. The Brewers set a National League record in the pitchers' battle, striking out 26 times. Garza, on the other hand, has given up 10 runs in his last two starts covering 11 innings of work. The Dodgers picked up left-handed pitcher Jason Wheeler from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for cash considerations.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:59

The United States - the world's second largest greenhouse gas emitter after China - pledged in the Paris climate deal to reduce emissions that contribute to global warming by 26 per cent in a 20-year period by 2025. The two wrote a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry saying that maintaining the commitment to the agreement and to USA leadership on climate change will help protect future generations.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:59

An eighth-grader at the Friends School of Portland, Zarin was the first of 291 spellers to approach the microphone Wednesday morning and receive a word from pronouncer Jacques Bailly. The final round of the competition airs from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. today on ESPN2 and during prime time on ESPN from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. More than 11 million youths competed in earlier spelling bees in all 50 USA states, US territories from Puerto Rico to Guam, and several nations, from Jamaica to Japan, contest ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:40

Trump said the decision was to support American workers. He said he'd do the same if Obama was still in office. "'America first" and "Make America Great Again' is exactly what he campaigned on". "We're being hit daily with propaganda and gas lighting that's trying normalize what's happening around us, and it's not normal" said one women, sparking a round of "This is not normal" chants.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:32

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Friday disagreed with Trump's assertion that his decision was a good move for the American economy. On 1 June, US President Donald Trump , in an unprecedented move, pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord . The chief economist of business-research group The Conference Board said the potential number of jobs that might be created in fossil fuels is limited, while the potential for job growth in green technologies is much greater.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:55

No shots were fired and no one was injured during the incident contained to a rental vehicle area, the Orlando Police Department said. Part of the airport was evacuated as hundreds of officers stormed the area, some with their guns drawn.