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Texas House advances transgender 'bathroom bill'

Representative Chris Paddie authored the bill and claims it has "absolutely no intent" to discriminate. The bill would prevent trans students from using multi-occupancy restrooms that correspond with their gender identity, unless no other student is present. [Full Article...]

Saudi Cartoonists Show Trump Morphing From Enemy To Partner

Saudi Cartoonists Show Trump Morphing From Enemy To Partner The US leader may face questions from Israeli officials about revelations that he disclosed sensitive Israeli intelligence to Russian officials, and concerns over the new 110 billion dollar (£84 billion) arms deal he announced with the Saudis. [Full Article...]

Trump says never mentioned Israel when providing info to Russian Federation

National Security Adviser HR McMaster said Trump will "express his desire for dignity and self-determination for the Palestinians". Never mentioned during that conversation. In the evening, the news of the day was finally framed when Trump and Netanyahu spoke before their joint dinner. Ahead of his visit to the Middle East, the second leg of a nine-day tour that began in Saudi Arabia and will ... [Full Article...]

McMaster: Trump's FBI Comments to Russians Were Aimed at Cooperation

U.S. President Donald Trump raised the firing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister to explain why he had been unable to find areas of cooperation with Moscow, two top administration officials said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Police searching for vehicle involved in fatal crash in Aurora

Police searching for vehicle involved in fatal crash in Aurora Preliminary information suggests that Benavides abruptly exited from a friend's black Chevy Equinox prior to the crash, according to police, who said it was not clear if she died from the Subaru or had been killed in an earlier fall from the Equinox. [Full Article...]

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision The subsidies are available to low-income Americans who buy individual health insurance on the exchanges created under the 2010 Affordable Care Act, former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, popularly known as Obamacare. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Democrats opposed to Republican plans to replace the Obamacare disaster point to projections that show pre... [Full Article...]

Russian president Putin warns world leaders to stop 'intimidating' N Korea

Russian president Putin warns world leaders to stop 'intimidating' N Korea U.S. Disarmament Ambassador Robert Wood said on Tuesday China's leverage was key and it could do more. The missile seems to have been equipped with a new, high-powered engine that was tested at the Tongchang-ri launch pad in remote North Pyongan Province in mid-March. [Full Article...]

Trump asked DNI, NSA to deny evidence of Russia collusion, per reports

Trump asked DNI, NSA to deny evidence of Russia collusion, per reports President Trump asked two top USA intelligence chiefs to push back against the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and his presidential campaign, the Washington Post reported Monday evening. Over the past week or so, the world has glimpsed some of the president's private conversations about the Russian Federation probe, and what we've seen has one common theme:... [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn to deny Senate Intelligence subpoena, invoke Fifth Amendment

Michael Flynn to deny Senate Intelligence subpoena, invoke Fifth Amendment Led by Senators Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) and Mark Warner (D-Virginia), the committee had demanded Flynn produce detailed information about any meetings he may have had with " any Russian official or representative of Russian business interests ". [Full Article...]

Trump calls for peace as he lands in Israel

Trump calls for peace as he lands in Israel After Trump landed in Tel Aviv, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed "hope that one day an Israeli prime minister will be able to fly from Tel Aviv to Riyadh". Trump was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders during the hugely symbolic visit. The U.S. has never recognized Israeli sovereignty over parts of the Old City seized in the 1967 war. [Full Article...]

Black lawmaker received racist threats after calling for impeachment

Black lawmaker received racist threats after calling for impeachment At a town hall meeting on Saturday, Mr Green played recordings of two threats left on his phone after he made the speech. Congressman Al Green's call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump has resulted in voicemails loaded with death threats and racial slurs. [Full Article...]

5 jurors picked for Cosby trial, 2 know a sex assault victim

The questions focused on their knowledge of the case , whether they could be impartial, and if it would be a hardship to be sequestered for a two-week trial taking place 300 miles away in Montgomery County, just outside Philadelphia. FILE - In this December 13, 2016, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norrist... [Full Article...]

Education secretary pushes school choice, gives no specifics

Education secretary pushes school choice, gives no specifics She is believed to be preparing to unveil an education tax credit scholarship proposal, which the Trump administration has been considering for some time, according to multiple sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it. [Full Article...]

Climbers Die Near Top of Mount Everest in Tragic Weekend

Climbers Die Near Top of Mount Everest in Tragic Weekend Roland Yearwood, 50, was one of four climbers who died Sunday on the world's highest peak according to multiple media reports. Murari Sharma, from the Everest Parivas trekking company that sponsored his climb, said: 'We have confirmation of his death but no other details are known. [Full Article...]

AAA: Michigan's average gas prices rise 8 cents

AAA: Michigan's average gas prices rise 8 cents Prices won't plummet to the $2 mark by the holiday weekend, as some analysts recently had predicted, but they're well below the $2.44 average reached in late April, a 20-month high for the two-county region. About 37 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend, a majority will travel by auto. Gas prices are higher in MI than in most of the nation, and it c... [Full Article...]

Trump's budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps

Trump's budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps A portion of the increase in defense spending is intended for bolstering the troop population by 56,000, with half of those going to the Army. Democrats and anti-poverty advocates decried the changes, saying that Trump is seeking to strip support for the most vulnerable Americans while cutting taxes for the wealthiest. [Full Article...]

Wild pitch helps Angels beat Rays 3-2

Wild pitch helps Angels beat Rays 3-2 Next, at least look at Cash, who, albeit with limited options as Chase Whitley, Danny Farquhar and Diego Moreno were unavailable, put rookie Ryne Stanek in an extremely challenging situation - tie score, two on and all-everything Trout at the plate. [Full Article...]

United States democracy 'under assault by Donald Trump' after James Comey firing

United States democracy 'under assault by Donald Trump' after James Comey firing As Mr Trump works to fast-track Mr Comey's successor, lawmakers from both parties urged him to steer clear of any politicians for the job and said he must "clean up the mess that he mostly created". Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein , interviewed several candidates for the interim position last week, including Lee. Trump has said a decision could come before he leave... [Full Article...]

Euro steady after Macron's presidential win

Euro steady after Macron's presidential win Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged French Presidential election victor Emmanuel Macron to bridge deep rifts and work together in the face of the "growing threat of terrorism and violent extremism", said the Kremlin. Security Council. On Monday, though, Hollande gripped Macron's arm before the two men walked side by side. Sylvie Goulard, a French deputy to the European Parliament,... [Full Article...]

Trump called Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Comey 'a real nut job'

In closed-door meetings with lawmakers on Thursday and Friday, Rosenstein said he wrote the memo after Trump told him one day before the May 9 firing that he wanted to dismiss Comey. But he added: "I haven't lost my confidence in the president to be our president, I just haven't". And since Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from all Russian Federation investigations, Mueller i... [Full Article...]


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