by | June 10, 2017 | 10:18

House Republican leaders want to spend less than the full state income forecast, as a cushion to avoid midyear cuts in case the predictions were wrong. At issue was whether to trust the state's income forecast and spend all the money available or leave some on the table as a cushion in case the forecast is too optimistic, as it has been every year for almost a decade.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:11

Fired former FBI Director testifies about private meetings with U.S. President Trump . Comey's testimony is part of the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election , which includes whether or not aides for President Donald Trump had been in contact with Russian operatives during the campaign.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:08

Moustafa said if Qatar paid ransom to a group linked to Islamic State militants, it would be "a clear support to terrorism" and would "definitely have a negative bearing on counterterrorism efforts on the ground". "We don't interfere in anybody's business, we just report", he told Reuters at Al Jazeera's Doha headquarters. In an interview with BBC radio, UAE Ambassador to Russia Omar Saif Ghobash said Qatar had to choose between supporting extremism or supporting its neighbours.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:05

Legislators have overridden the veto, and Ohaebosim and Highberger supported the effort. Both bills irresponsibly implement a state income tax on business owners retroactively to January 1, the governor said. If that happens, it would sharply contrast with Iowa. Before GOP Gov. Terry Branstad resigned last month to become US ambassador to China, that state's Republican Legislature approved a raft of conservative legislation, including anti-union and anti-abortion measures.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:04

The launches on Thursday from Wonsan were North Korea's fourth missile test in as many weeks as the country continues to speed up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. "The UN Security Council resolution has clear rules on (North Korea's) use of ballistic missiles technologies", she said. They landed in waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan, where United States aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan participated in joint exercises with the South Korean ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:52

Three pastors, who are taking part in the counter-protest, went door to door Friday near city hall, asking storefronts to put up signs that say "WE STAND WITH OUR MUSLIM NEIGHBORS". The meal that breaks the daily fast during the holy time of Ramadan fell against the backdrop of what some say is a rise in hate in the Pacific Northwest, including a Seattle event planned for this weekend.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:49

Before leaving Fox, Kelly was known as one of the few journalists who rattled Donald Trump during his campaign for president. Putin also said he had very little contact with Michael Flynn , the former US national security adviser, even though they sat next to each other at a 2015 Moscow dinner.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:42

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 8: USA intelligence chiefs have refused to comment on whether President Donald Trump asked them to curb an FBI-led investigation into contacts between his election campaign and Moscow. The Justice Department has appointed a special counsel, Robert Mueller III, to oversee the widening investigation into members of the Trump campaign and at least one of the president's top aides for their dealings with Russian Federation during the campaign and the ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:43

Following Comey's testimony , Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz sharply criticised Comey for leaking what he called "privileged communications" between the president and the then-FBI director. Comey lost that image a little, he said, but many of his answers were reasonable, credible and "unnerving". Comey told the Senate panel this explanation was nonsensical, before taking at shot at the Trump administration's handling of his dismissal.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:42

While the White House has taken unprecedented action to move President Trump's agenda forward, the Republican-controlled Congress has struggled to find its governing footing. "Of course we can do better, we can always do better... if we had more money", Speciale said. On the tax side of the debate, Senate Republicans are erroneously claiming 83% of taxpayers will see a tax cut under their plan.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:28

Perry's response sounds a bit like Swift's defense following Kim Kardashian's Snapchats revealing her phone call with Kanye West over "Famous". In an Instagram post , Swift's team said they made the records available again "in celebration of 1989 selling over 10 Million Albums Worldwide and the RIAA's 100 Million Song Certification announcement", but, come on, that's bullshit.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:25

US President Donald Trump says he is "100%" willing to speak under oath about his conversations with ex-FBI chief James Comey . "Our judgment, as I recall, was that he was very close to and inevitably going to recuse himself for a variety of reasons", Comey said .

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:17

While Trump has vowed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement , which includes the US, Canada and Mexico , the European Union hopes to sign off on a new trade deal with Latin America by the end of the year. Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, said he wanted discussions to proceed without delay, while Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit, said "negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready".

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:18

He was a little hoarse afterward. We want to keep them busy year-round. By about 10 a.m.in Berlin, clouds had moved in and a light drizzle started. All are instructed to meet in the parking lot at police headquarters. "It's a fundraiser for the state of Virginia, which defers cost for our local area". Prescott's torch run started at Walker House, on King Street, and ended at South Grenville District High School, with many students from that school taking part.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:52

He took the stage at the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday and passed his first test. A Chesterfield student is getting an "A+" for her efforts at the 90th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington DC. "I glanced at [the list] and looked at it once or twice, but I'm not as hardcore into the competitive sport as some kids are", he said. But Kelly won't be competing in the Bee Finals on Thursday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:38

That drama will come to a head on Thursday when former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, who was leading the Russian Federation probe until Trump fired him last month, testifies before a Senate panel. "He's going to continue moving forward with exactly what the people of this country elected him to do". Trump pointed to the announcement Wednesday as the latest sign of Obamacare's demise and urged lawmakers to speedily approve a replacement.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:37

Mr. Dickerson pressed the ambassador about Mr. Trump's assertion during the campaign that climate change is a "hoax ". " President Trump believes the climate is changing and he believes pollutants are part of the equation". "So, that is the fact, that is where we are, that's where it stands". "Just because the U.S. got out of a club doesn't mean we aren't going to care about the environment", Haley said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:34

Trump's Twitter account had been quiet throughout Comey's testimony accusing the administration of spreading "lies". Comey himself is a controversial figure. In his almost 2½-hour public testimony with the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described an interaction with Obama Attorney General Lynch during his agency's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:32

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley held a news conference in the Bay Area yesterday, where she said that Almena and Harris "knowingly created a fire trap with inadequate means of escape". Law enforcement sources confirmed Monday to KTVU Derick Almena, the "master tenant" of the artist collective was arrested in Lake County. In an initial court appearance, a Lake County judge set bail at $1.8 million.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:26

He calls the current process "painfully slow" and "unnecessarily burdensome" and says it's hurting the economy. As the sole local official attending from Pennsylvania, Loughery said he reached out to PennDOT, SEPTA and other agencies before heading to the White House , where he got a chance to share some of those concerns and requests with U.S.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:21

The issue of women going topless at Ocean City's beaches was prompted by Chelsea Covington, a female blogger who advocates topless equality, who reached out to the Worcester County state's attorney's office last August and requested an opinion on the issue.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:22

He said she has trouble seeing blended colors and wished workers had placed cones or another indicator around the doors. The access doors were open due to the fix of gas lines in the area. "It was painful to watch". The basement doors were open for gas line repairs. Moments later, fire crews pulled her out and put her on a stretcher. CBS New York spoke to the woman's son, who says he is grateful his mother wasn't killed.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:17

Gianforte previously reached a civil settlement agreement with Jacobs, in which the reporter said he wouldn't object to Gianforte filing a no contest plea. Gianforte said he is making a $50,000 contribution to the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent nonprofit that promotes press freedom and protects the rights of journalists worldwide.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:20

When asked at the news briefing if he believed the incident to be related to terrorism, Newsham said they have to look closely at that, as so far they have no clear motive for the incident. He pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and battery and received a suspended jail sentence of one year. Figures-Mormon served as a private in the U.S.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:16

Paul. "I told him not to reach for it", a visibly agitated Yanez is heard saying on Reynolds's video, where he continues to point his gun at the driver as he lie in his seat bleeding. The wallet, with Castile's driver's license and gun permit, was found in a pocket at the hospital, but medical staff couldn't specify which one. "When (Yanez) said he saw that C-grip.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:16

John McCain gave a confusing and rambling line of questioning . While other committee members focused on meetings and phone calls between President Donald Trump and the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director , McCain harped on a probe into Hillary Clinton's emails .

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:17

Reached by email, Charlotte Pride released a statement saying the organization "reserves the right to decline participation" at events to groups that do not reflect the mission and values of the organization . "That's not us at all, "We strive for inclusivity of the entire NOLA community and have no interest in adding to any division that is already way too prevalent in our society".

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:16

Trump Jr. took issue with Comey's comments about whether the president was ordering him to drop the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn . NBC News reported on Thursday that Kushner was expected to meet with staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in mid-June. He elaborated that the friend was a professor at Columbia Law School - but did not give his name.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:13

However, a new report by Politico claims that Sessions had floated the idea of resignation in late May, days before Trump's scheduled worldwide tour of the Middle East, according to a close confidant of the attorney general. Revelations about his contacts with Mr Kislyak forced Mr Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigations. "The attorney general is a pillar of this administration and the president - he's always going to have a disappointment here and there ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:13

He also snubbed fellow participants at a G7 summit in Sicily by refusing to confirm USA commitment to the landmark Paris climate agreement. "That has not changed with President Trump". "What I said recently is due to the fact that, in the face of the present circumstances, we have additional reasons for us to realise that we have to take our fate into our hands in Europe".

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:08

Russian Federation has denied such interference. He recalled how initial investigations of Clinton's involvement with the Whitewater land deal led to revelations of his extramarital affair with a White House intern. Comey , before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, previewed some of the most important themes likely to surface in this probe . " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", he told the committee regarding whether Trump had recorded their conversation.

by | June 10, 2017 | 07:00

Instead of offering to play peacemaker, as two of his top national security aides had done hours after the crisis erupted, Trump unequivocally sided with Saudi Arabia and its main ally, the United Arab Emirates . "The catalogue is so wide". Anwar Gargash , the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs, made the bullish statements in a series of interviews with several worldwide news wires this week.

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:43

Police have asked people to stay clear of the area. Police said there were five or six separate vehicle accidents, all caused by the suspect. Police say it shut down a portion of I-30 and "could have been catastrophic". "But he wasn't acting out against the officers or anything as such", Perez said. That driver's condition is unknown. Westbound I-30 was reopened after the driver was taken into custody but eastbound lanes remain closed.

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:37

Udeid hosts more than 10,000 personnel from U.S. and coalition forces, as well as more than 100 aircraft that are used in allied military operations in Iraq, Syria and other areas in the region. "The Defense Logistics Agency is certainly always looking at contingency plans if they're needed, but for right now they're OK". "And its extremists ideology in terms of funding", he said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:33

The air travel "revolution", which will take American air travel "into the future", will help save billions and billions of dollars, he added. Trump lamented the current conditions of the traffic control system, saying it is "ancient, broken, antiquated, awful system that doesn't work" and that "the previous administration spent over seven billion US dollars trying to upgrade the system, and totally failed".