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Senate Panel to Question Trump's Son-in-law on Russia Meetings

Senate Panel to Question Trump's Son-in-law on Russia Meetings Allegations by United States intelligence agencies that Russian actors were behind hacking of senior Democratic Party operatives and spreading disinformation linger over Mr Trump's young presidency. "Throughout the campaign and transition, Jared Kushner served as the official primary point of contact with foreign governments and officials", a senior administration official told ABC News. [Full Article...]

Woman in custody after officer-involved shooting on Capitol Hill

She "nearly struck" officers and hit one vehicle, causing police to briefly pursue her, Malecki said. The woman was stopped in her auto at Washington and Independence avenues and a short foot chase followed before she was taken into custody. [Full Article...]

Oakland Coliseum director wants Raiders out by 2019 season

But the league's overwhelming approval of the Raiders move doesn't come without concern. That will probably continue once the move is made, and Cardinals team president Michael Bidwill believes his team's fans will enjoy it. Quarterback Derek Carr tweeted that the news of the move left him with mixed emotions . Head Coach Jack Del Rio also commented on the news. "I think our fans are going... [Full Article...]

Nunes won't step aside in Russia probe; Ryan backs him

Nunes won't step aside in Russia probe; Ryan backs him So the House Intelligence Committee saga rolls on, at least in name only. As the chairman now concedes, he had been riding in a auto with a staff member the night before when he was summoned by phone to the grounds of the Trump White House. [Full Article...]

Black lawmakers meet with Trump about infrastructure, reducing crime

Black lawmakers meet with Trump about infrastructure, reducing crime At an event he held to mark the outset of Black History Month, Trump rambled about his 80-point defeat among black voters, hypothesized about what could get him to a majority of the black vote in 2020, and mentioned the abolitionist Frederick Douglass as "an example of somebody who's done an fantastic job and is being recognized more and more". [Full Article...]

Coaches: North Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

SC fans don't want it to end either. UConn also booked its ticket to the Final Four on Monday by routing Oregon. North Carolina. Veteran, multi-talented, been here before more times than the other teams combined. The last lead change came on two free throws by Thornwell with 2:24 left that made it 65-63. “What I do think is a huge advantage for Roy, his players, staff members, everyo... [Full Article...]

Local political expert talks about latest controversy involving Rep. Devin Nunes

Local political expert talks about latest controversy involving Rep. Devin Nunes The White House has said Kushner, a senior adviser to Trump, has volunteered to answer questions about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials. Besides the two congressional committees, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is also investigating connections between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Missing student may have fallen off railroad bridge

Missing student may have fallen off railroad bridge He says he's also hoping to make a partnership announcement during his State of the City Address next month for even more cameras to be installed along the Beaver Island Trail and on some bridges. Investigators have suspended water searches after spending three days using sonar and cameras to look for signs of Dady in the river. Earlier this week, police announced they were looking to speak with... [Full Article...]

Environmental groups file lawsuit over Trump climate actions

District Court in Montana on behalf of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Sierra Club, and Center for Biological Diversity. As power companies switch fuels, "the amount of coal in the national energy generation mix (both Fuels and Electricity Generation) has declined by 53 percent since 2006", according to a Department of Energy report released in January. [Full Article...]

Angela Merkel's party win a reality check for German left

Angela Merkel's party win a reality check for German left Earlier this month, anti-Islam and anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders failed to win the most votes in an election in the Netherlands that was partly viewed as a bellwether of populist sentiment in Europe. "This is a long-distance run, not a sprint", Schulz said with an eye on September's national election, but added that the outcome of Sunday's vote should not be "sugar-coated". [Full Article...]

London terror attack: Mayor's praise for bravery under fire

Instead, the businessman more or less said , "I told you", much like his father has been doing whenever there is a deadly attack perpetrated by ISIS militants anywhere in the world. had "even bothered" to read the article before " goading " the mayor. It is not clear whether Trump's son read the article or understood that Khan's statement on terrorism was from past year and does not relate ... [Full Article...]

Fresno County law enforcement in Vegas at time of shooting

Fresno County law enforcement in Vegas at time of shooting The Las Vegas police department tweeted at 1:23 p.m. local time, "S. Las Vegas Blvd. between Flamingo and Harmon remains closed due to a barricade subject on bus". Visitors hid inside prominent hotel-casinos, including the Bellagio , Paris, Planet Hollywood and Bally's, which also hold restaurants, shops and attractions. [Full Article...]

China still committed to Paris climate change deal: Foreign ministry

China still committed to Paris climate change deal: Foreign ministry But in 2007 Exxon admitted publicly that climate change poses risks and said it's responsible to begin working on ways to reduce emissions. Trump insists the order will benefit American workers, notably coal miners. ACC adds that a variety of factors-market forces and state and regional policies , for example-are are likely to drive continued reductions in USA greenhouse gas emissions. [Full Article...]

'Erratic' driver sparks security scare near US Congress

She "nearly struck" officers and hit one vehicle, causing police to briefly pursue her, Malecki said. The scare prompted the closure of several roads surrounding Capitol Hill. The chase took place near the U.S. Botanic Garden. No one was injured, and the U.S. Capitol remained open. Yanta said he and his wife got out of the cab and tried to get into the Rayburn building, but guards had closed t... [Full Article...]

US Democrats to cage Trump with new bill

US Democrats to cage Trump with new bill Priebus described the two events as "coincidental", insisting that Trump was helping out a friend by plugging her show and no "preplanning" occurred. "He sits in prison while our PRESIDENT plays golf and makes bad decisions!" On Sunday, Trump went to the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia, marking his 13th trip to a golf course since he took office on January 20. [Full Article...]

Hebard, Ducks no match for the Huskies

Hebard, Ducks no match for the Huskies Chong, who had 11 points, joined fellow senior Tierney Lawlor as part of the winningest class in women's college basketball history as the Huskies are 152-1 since their arrival. As the starters were introduced and met at center court, Williams was matched up with OR freshman and fellow Nevada native Mallory McGwire. "Nothing can stop us", she said. [Full Article...]

Ko returns to ANA Inspiration with Jutanugarn in hot pursuit

Ko returns to ANA Inspiration with Jutanugarn in hot pursuit Ko birdied the final hole at last year's ANA Inspiration to win by a stroke, taking advantage of a late blowout from Thai rival Ariya Jutanugarn, who spurned a lead by closing with three straight bogeys. Last year Ko went on to place second in the Women's LPGA Championship and third at the US Women's Open but then failed to crack the top-40 at the last two tournaments, encapsulating her fading for... [Full Article...]

Quotes from key players in Brexit

Quotes from key players in Brexit Acknowledging the strong opposition still felt in the country for leaving the economic partnership Britain's been an integral part of for 44 years, May spoke of the need to face the future united. " #Brexit ", Tusk tweeted on receiving May's letter. Ambassadors from these states will then meet in Brussels to discuss the draft. May called for continued strong ties with the European Union ... [Full Article...]

Rep. Walter Jones First Among GOP to Call for Nunes' Recusal

Rep. Walter Jones First Among GOP to Call for Nunes' Recusal While House Speaker Paul Ryan is standing by Nunes at least one Republican, North Carolina Representative Walter Jones is now demanding Nunes recuse himself. "Why would I?" asked Nunes, who has lost the confidence of the Democrats on the intelligence committee after a series of allegations that they consider a cover-up for the White House. [Full Article...]

North Dakota cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming

North Dakota cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming All three programs will be eliminated effective at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. The news was a blow for women's hockey, one day after the US women's national team gained a new, four-year contract with USA Hockey that increased compensation and addressed equity issues. [Full Article...]


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