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WH says Trump won't block Comey testimony

WH says Trump won't block Comey testimony Mr. Trump fired Mr. Comey last month, saying he had lost confidence in him and had planned to dismiss him all along. Comey associates have alleged that Trump asked the FBI director if he could drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his Russian contacts. [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee said Sunday morning there was "no specific" threat against the USA following attacks Saturday evening in London . New York Mayor Bill De Blasio said Khan was "doing an extraordinary job supporting Londoners in a time of pain". Trump tweeted Saturday after the attack. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump won't block Comey testimony

White House: Trump won't block Comey testimony Comey's testimony Thursday to the Senate Intelligence Committee , a move that would have blocked him from talking to lawmakers on matters such as whether the president pressured him to drop an investigation of possible collusion between Trump aides and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

White House won't block Comey's testimony

White House won't block Comey's testimony There had been speculation that Trump would use his executive privilege to block Comey's testimony, but the White House issued a statement on Monday saying this would not be the case. The Senate Intelligence Committee sent Comey a letter asking him to testify in front of both open and closed sessions of the committee in May. "Sooner rather than later, let's find out what happened and bring t... [Full Article...]

Mother of 'Baby Doe' expected to resume gut-wrenching testimony Monday

Mother of 'Baby Doe' expected to resume gut-wrenching testimony Monday Bond said that after she futilely administered CPR, McCarthy said he'd kill her if she told anyone he killed Bella. Prosecutors say he struck and killed her because he was obsessed with the occult and believed she was a "demon ". Then, she says, he choked her into unconsciousness. She said Michael McCarthy threatened to kill her if she said anything to police. The defense's Rachelle Bond wa... [Full Article...]

Panthers coach says quarterback Newton to begin throwing next week

Panthers coach says quarterback Newton to begin throwing next week In any case, Newton being ahead of schedule at this point means the team won't suffer too much. The Panthers quarterback is expected to begin throwing on the sideline with head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion at minicamp next week, coach Ron Rivera announced Monday. [Full Article...]

Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack

Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack Mendez went on to say Clark is considered armed and risky. "Do not approach her, do not try and intervene". Darrington Clark should be considered armed and unsafe and may be driving a black Hyundai Sonata, police said. "She was shaking, petrified", but she recognized him and knew it was safe to go with him, he said. According to Hill... when she heard he was calling the police, the woman too... [Full Article...]

Pilots, Congress weigh on Trump's plan to privatize air traffic control

Pilots, Congress weigh on Trump's plan to privatize air traffic control Trump's budget plan released earlier this year called for the changes, placing air traffic operations under an "independent, nongovernmental organization". They point to the slow-going move from a radar-based system to one that uses GPS technologies as evidence of a need for change. President Donald Trump wants to privatize the nation's air traffic control system. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump will not block Comey's testimony

After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn during a February meeting in the Oval Office, the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador. [Full Article...]

White House aide says Russian Federation probe 'detracts' from agenda

White House aide says Russian Federation probe 'detracts' from agenda Gen. Michael Flynn . The potential for explosive testimony from Comey that could impact a sitting president makes Thursday's hearing a highly anticipated event, akin to the hearings in the 1970s examining the Watergate scandal, said Linda Peek-Schacht, a political adviser who worked in President Jimmy Carter's White House . [Full Article...]

Minnesota Joins US Climate Alliance, Pledging Itself to Paris Accord Targets

Minnesota Joins US Climate Alliance, Pledging Itself to Paris Accord Targets Any other form might subject the new U.S. Climate Alliance to legal challenge. In his Thursday announcement on pulling the US out of the Paris agreement, the president said that the climate accord was more about giving other nations a "financial advantage" over the USA than it is about the environment. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump won't seek to block Comey testimony

US intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the presidential election. He also had an equally feisty reaction when asked if he had a dossier of information on Trump that he was using to blackmail the president. [Full Article...]

Haley Claims That Trump 'Believes the Climate Is Changing'

The leaders of Italy, France and Germany rejected Mr Trump's suggestion that the Paris Agreement be renegotiated. The funds will support the operations of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change , an worldwide environmental treaty that spawned the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris accord and other landmark climate-related policies. [Full Article...]

Will Trump block Comey testimony? White House does not know yet

Saturday in Boone, IA, Republican Senator Joni Ernst commented on the possibility. "Here's what I worry about: that he'll just focus on his conversations with the president and not answer any other questions because of the investigation", he said during an interview on "America's Newsroom" Thursday. [Full Article...]

Few showers and thunderstorms possible Tuesday

Few showers and thunderstorms possible Tuesday While the area-wide forecast calls for the possibility of thunderstorms on Friday , the Wyandotte County forecast does not list a chance of rain at this time. Lows will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds ranging from 5 to 10 miles per hour. SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies with a low of 67 degrees will develop Sunday night. [Full Article...]

French President Emmanuel Macron says Paris climate agreement irreversible

US automakers are also hurrying to develop electric vehicles with an eye to the global market. The U.S. only sources about 13 percent of its electricity from renewable energy. Several of his top aides also opposed the action, including his daughter, Ivanka Trump. Under President Obama, the U.S. pledged to reduce its own emissions by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025, and give $3 billion t... [Full Article...]

(Boxing) Alvarez-Golovkin confirmed for Las Vegas

(Boxing) Alvarez-Golovkin confirmed for Las Vegas Meanwhile, Alvarez-Golovkin was announced and signed almost a month ago, but a venue wasn't set. Unified middleweight world titleholder Gennady Golovkin will defend his belts against former champion Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, Sept. "Ultimately the entertainment factor (was key)", De La Hoya said. Golden Boy had many suitors for the bout, including Jerry Jones' AT&T Stadium in Arlington Te... [Full Article...]

Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute

Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute They sought to overturn three lower court rulings against them. The federal law, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act , requires that pension plans be insured and sufficiently funded, among other things. James Hospital in Newark- were dealt a blow by the U.S. Supreme Court Monday. If the employees were correct - that Congress meant to burden affiliate-maintained plans with the same estab... [Full Article...]

Twitter Bot Reformats Trump's Tweets as Official White House Statements

Twitter Bot Reformats Trump's Tweets as Official White House Statements President Donald Trump's insane tweeting habits have become an essential part of his persona and presidency. In response to the president's reaction to the Saturday attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market - which left seven dead and dozens more injured - coder and activist Russel Neiss has launched a new Twitter bot that translates all of Trump's tweets into "official" White House stateme... [Full Article...]

Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

Trump will travel to Cincinnati on Wednesday where he'll deliver remarks on the Ohio River bordering Kentucky laying out his plan for $1 trillion of new investments in roads, waterways and other infrastructure. But Canada's air traffic is roughly equivalent to that of Houston and Dallas combined, a far cry from US volume, say critics of privatization. Trump's privatization proposal is "a exhaus... [Full Article...]


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