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by | June 18, 2017 | 05:44

But it also reiterated "its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". He challenged the communist government of Raul Castro to negotiate a better deal for Cubans and Cuban-Americans. It's a policy change President Trump insists will correct what he called a "terrible and misguided deal" by his predecessor. "The new policy, announced by the U.S.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:38

The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed new sanctions on Iran and Russian Federation and put a limit on the White House's ability to roll back any Russian Federation sanctions. Russia's interventions in Ukraine and Crimea and its support of Assad in the Syrian war are the other stated reasons for the sanctions, aside from the hacking that United States intelligence agencies say Russian Federation engaged in aggressively with the alleged aim of helping Trump beat Hillary Clinton ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:32

By the time Fresno State rolled to five wins and the national championship nine years ago in Omaha, Eastman was hooked. Sunday also saw Florida State stay alive with an 8-7 extra inning win over Auburn. The Seminoles will be taking on LSU, who swept through the SEC Tournament and regional and super regional rounds of the NCAA Tournament. So what happens is you come here, you lose, and everybody thinks you're a failure.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:27

Clarke had announced last month that he had accepted an offer within the agency, but the agency never publicly announced the position, according to WisPolitics. He added he is still reviewing his options, both inside and outside government. According to The Washington Post , he has been accused of plagiarism for his master's thesis at the Naval Postgraduate School, and he has drawn scrutiny for conditions in his jails that left one mentally ill inmate dead who prosecutors say was deprived ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:22

But the judge said he would allow the jury to work toward a verdict as long as it wanted. Steele said the judge is expected to schedule a retrial within the next 120 days, and that a "near future" pre-trial conference will determine a more specific timeline .

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:20

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed the isolation of Qatar, likening the diplomatic stranglehold of the small but wealthy peninsula by neighboring Gulf countries to "a death sentence". Kuwait, which is now leading mediation efforts, and Oman are the only Gulf Cooperation Council members which did not take measures against Qatar in the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:12

Scott Applewhite, File). As majority whip, he is the chief vote counter in the Republican conference. "Congressman Steve Scalise sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". "On behalf of Steve and our children, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received since Wednesday's events", Scalise's wife, Jennifer, said in a statement Friday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:13

Scalise, 51, had another surgery on Saturday and "he is more responsive and is speaking with his loved ones", a statement posted to his Twitter account said. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, died after being shot by police. "He clearly knows they're there and appreciates their presence", Sava said. Medical staff also have removed a tube that had been inserted into Scalise's abdomen to prevent fluid from going into his lungs while he was sedated, said the sources, who spoke on the ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:02

Matthew Segal, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union of MA, said that the verdict was a "drastic expansion of criminal law in MA". The 18-year-old was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in his truck in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, in July 2014.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:59

Cuba's 1470-word statement Friday night labeled Trump a hypocrite for calling on Cuba to improve human rights, saying the US government "is threatening more limits on healthcare that would leave 23 million people without insurance. President Donald Trump has demanded that Cuba return a woman convicted in the murder of a New Jersey state trooper. "The United States will always react to what the Cuban government did".

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:01

Due to Jeff Sessions's recusal, this would be Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . But it has today been described as a "crime scene" following revelations the probe into Russia's interference in the United States election has been widened to include allegations President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:58

President Donald Trump appeared to confirm Friday that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice , claiming that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey by the man who told him to do it. Supporters of Trump condemned the news leaks regarding the new investigation. This is reflective in his several statements and tweets in the past.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:59

Forty-nine people died and dozens were injured when a lone gunman who claimed allegiance to the so-called Islamic State opened fire in the gay nightclub. "I think it's important that we come together to remind each other that loves always trumps hate, and that we are in this together", Mayor Steve Benjamin said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:55

Jim Gilmore , whom Cullen replaced as attorney general when Gilmore stepped down in 1997 to run for governor. The process took several weeks, and the vice president could have hired nearly anybody, But University of Richmond Law professor Carl Tobias says Cullen is uniquely qualified, "Well, he's been involved in a lot of Washington investigations going back to Watergate, apparently, but more recently he's been the attorney general of Virginia and Eastern District US Attorney and then he's ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:53

Under the changes, Washington will tighten rules on individual USA citizens travelling to Cuba. Trump has ordered tighter restrictions on Americans travelling to Cuba and a clamp-down on US business dealings with the Cuban military. "They only enrich the Cuban regime". -Cuban diplomatic, social and commercial ties, with the USA opening an embassy in Cuba, increasing flights to Cuba, and some US businesses expanding into the island nation for the first time in five decades.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:56

Scalise underwent his third operation Thursday morning and remained in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . "An excellent recovery is a good possibility". Steve Scalise of Louisiana, organizers announced that the game was on , saying that the best way to honor them was "to play the game as scheduled" at Nationals Park.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:50

Of course, Rosenstein isn't directly investigating Trump, but he's tasked with overseeing the investigation by newly appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller (who expanded his office with 13 new attorney hires this week). Rosenstein has said privately he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe because he could become a witness in the investigation, ABC News reported on Friday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:51

The Twins lead the Indians by two-games in the American League Central Division standings. Rookie Mejia will face the Indians for the first time. "I mean, I'm glad we won the game". After a slow start in which he hit.200 with four homers in 24 games in April, Encarnacion is proving to be the big slugger in the heart of the order the Indians believed they were signing in the offseason.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:47

But Scalise can hope to make an "excellent recovery", his trauma surgeon said Friday. The rifle blast to Scalise's left hip, as he stood near second base, caused "substantial damage" to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. Nonetheless, Sava said, "We fully expect him to be able to walk" and "hopefully run". The president says that because of the "tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:43

I agree 150% with everything Trump says and does. As expected, Donald Trump's policy on Cuba will put an end to the unlocking of relations that his predecessor in office, Barack Obama , pushed. The policy clarifies that any further improvements in the United States-Cuba relationship will depend entirely on the Cuban government's willingness to improve the lives of the Cuban people, including through promoting the rule of law, respecting human rights, and taking concrete steps to ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:43

Cuban authorities have stepped up short-term detentions of activists, often confiscating their telephones and laptops, and have also come down with a heavy hand on self-employed Cubans who appear to be empowering themselves. The new policy will ban most US business transactions with the Armed Forces Business Enterprises Group (GAESA), a sprawling conglomerate involved in all sectors of the economy, but make some exceptions, including for air and sea travel, the officials said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:26

Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump's tweet about the Russian Federation investigation on Capitol Hill Friday. There are 3 ways President Trump can sack Robert Mueller . A White House spokeswoman declined to comment and referred questions to Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz. But there was some evidence that Rosenstein's motivation may instead have been his own mounting frustration at seeing details of the law enforcement investigation appear almost daily ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:12

The 51-year-old remains in a critical condition. His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Sava said. "My dear friend Steve Scalise took a bullet for all of us", Trump said. Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital, but that he is expected to be able to walk and hopefully run after a period of rehabilitation.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:07

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said Monday he is wary of special counsel Robert Mueller's team because he can't trust "somebody who can only hire Democrats ", adding that they are "bad people". But the president is going to seek the advice of his counsel and inside the government as well as outside. " James Comey said he reviewed his testimony with the special counsel and ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:05

Ruddy told CNN on Tuesday that Mueller and Trump "had a private conversation" and suggested it was "unethical" before the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was named special counsel. And unless there was sufficient reason to fire Mueller, he offered, "it wouldn't matter what anybody said". Sessions is set to discuss the scope of his recusal from the Russian investigation, any meetings he had with Russian officials as a surrogate of the Trump campaign and the circumstances ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:45

Republican Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania rose on the House floor to issue a call to "replace the hateful rhetoric and resistance with respect", a comment seemingly aimed at an anti-Trump "Resist" movement. Meanwhile, investigators in Virginia are hunting for answers to why the 66-year-old IL man carrying grievances against the president and the GOP would let loose a hail of gunfire at a baseball diamond full of Republicans practicing for last night's charity ballgame.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:44

By tweeting that he is under investigation, Trump essentially confirmed Wednesday's Washington Post story which broke the news by leaning on anonymous sources close to the investigation . Moscow has denied any interference. Mueller is overseeing a host of investigations involving people who are or were in Trump's orbit, people familiar with the probe were quoted as saying.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:44

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by | June 18, 2017 | 03:42

Friends and supporters of Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old college student who was released from a North Korean prison, gather together to show their support for the Warmbier family June 15, 2017 in Wyoming, Ohio. Warmbier is in the intensive care unit at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Doctors are expected to offer further details of Otto's medical condition during a news conference later Thursday afternoon.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:29

According to the timeline provided by the White House , Trump had met on May 8 with Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who told their boss during the meeting they had concerns about Comey. He added: "Americans should be sceptical about anonymous allegations ". The department would not comment on the record on whether Trump, who has repeatedly complained about leaks on the case, requested the statement.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:21

Phil". One bullet hit the armrest between Reynolds and Castile. His death was one of a series of fatal police shootings in recent years that spurred nationwide conversations on the culture of policing. The officer absolved of Castile's killing, Jeronimo Yanez, is Latino. Kauser also testified that he trusted Yanez as a partner. Officer Jeronimo Yanez is charged with manslaughter in the death of Philando Castile.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:19

Officers were instructed to look out for the suspects. Castile had no reason to believe he was being pulled over for any other basis, Paulsen stated. Paulsen is assisting the Ramsey County attorney's office on the case. "He chose to use deadly force as a first option not a last resort". She added, "This is no longer about Philando".

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:15

During congressional testimony last week, Comey stated under oath the President was not under investigation by the FBI prior to or after his firing. The Post reported that FBI agents and federal prosecutors are also looking into the financial dealings of Flynn, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former campaign policy adviser Carter Page .

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:17

Many reporters were quick to speculate that the statement was an attempting to squash existing leaks, or possible a story that hasn't yet been reported. The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations. Several White House officials and Trump associates insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the president's views of the unfolding investigation.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:04

Mueller's inquiry includes Kushner among other Trump's associates - former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a campaign policy adviser Carter Page , The Washington Post claimed citing unnamed sources on Thursday. The US president has repeatedly denied any connections to Russian Federation and expressed desire to end the probe with integrity as soon as possible.