What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

If the older industrialized countries caused the problem, it seems reasonable to ask them to do the most to fix it. The predictable reaction world over is that Trump's decision is whimsical and without sound judgment. By waving goodbye to USA leadership on climate, Trump further strains foreign relations. "We remain steadfastly committed to the sustainability, carbon and energy goals that we... [Full Article...]

Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

Sanders's briefing is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. ET. The New York Times reported Monday that Trump has soured on Sessions, a former Alabama senator who was one of the earliest elected officials to support his candidacy, because of legal setbacks for the travel ban and the attorney general's decision to recuse himself from the investigation of Russian meddling in the USA election. [Full Article...]

Man accused of sucker punching, making fun of disabled man

Man accused of sucker punching, making fun of disabled man Baker was captured by U.S. Marshals Monday, June 5th. On May 22, Hogan announced an active bench warrant for Baker for violating parole and failing to appear for a separate domestic relations matter. on May 10th. That's when a man in a yellow sweatshirt, identified by investigators as Baker, appears to mock the victim after he goes inside. Surveillance video showed Baker mocking the man outs... [Full Article...]

Kathy Griffin feels 'betrayed' by Anderson Cooper after firing

Kathy Griffin feels 'betrayed' by Anderson Cooper after firing He broke me". When asked if she thought the fact that her friend Anderson Cooper had called the photo "disgusting" was him using his own words or CNN's , Griffin broke down and then claimed that the whole outrage of the photo was just a distraction from the FBI investigation. [Full Article...]

Kremlin denies report of voting software hacking

Kremlin denies report of voting software hacking As a contractor at an NSA facility in Augusta, Winner is among the 1.3 million people who have "top secret" security clearances. In an interview on Tuesday, Cooper asked Winner-Davis if her daughter had told them about the alleged leak prior to her arrest. [Full Article...]

French gov't: Notre Dame police attacker a doctoral student

French gov't: Notre Dame police attacker a doctoral student The assailant was carrying the ID card of an Algerian student, Collomb said, adding that it appeared he acted alone. A man armed with a hammer shouted " this is for Syria " before injuring the officer and before being himself shot and wounded by other officers. [Full Article...]

Shooting near a school in the United States: three people were killed

Sandy's police sergeant has declined to give further information at this time about the three people killed. Police officers investigate the scene of a fatal shooting in Sandy , Utah, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Police later said the boy was upgraded to stable condition. Investigators were still trying to confirm details about the relationships of those involved. [Full Article...]

What Does Trump Gain By Attacking His Own Justice Department on Twitter?

George Conway , the husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and who was once a top candidate to be the administration's solicitor general, lamented the President's remarks. It comes after several tweets by the President over the past two days in his efforts to get his travel ban passed in the U.S. Supreme Court. "I don't think we should roll out the red carpet to the president ... [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says one of his top priorities is investigating and prosecuting sex crimes against children even though technology has made it easier for criminals to avoid detection. On Monday, for example, rather than focusing on his administration's planned roll out of a week focused on infrastructure, Trump knocked his Justice Department's handing of his travel ban in the wa... [Full Article...]

Sessions Relationship So Tense AG Offered Resignation

President Donald Trump's tweets should be considered official statements, according to Trump's top spokesperson. It is unclear when Sessions offered to resign, and Trump refused the offer. On Monday morning, Trump took aim at the Justice Department on Twitter for its defense of his controversial travel ban on six Muslim countries, which is now blocked by the courts. [Full Article...]

A look at James Comey's memorable moments on Capitol Hill

In February, as tensions flared between intelligence agencies and the White House over Russian Federation and other issues, some of Trump's advisers floated the idea of appointing a NY billionaire, Stephen Feinberg, to undertake a review of the DNI. [Full Article...]

Sister says stabbing suspect distraught over son

Sister says stabbing suspect distraught over son Darrington-Clark's sister, LaShunda Clark, and father, Samuel Clark, said Tuesday they were concerned about her well-being once treatment ended but added that she seemed to improve. Investigators do not know the motive for the attack, police Cpl. Nicole Darrington Clark was taken into custody Tuesday morning, although other details are not immediately available. [Full Article...]

Mayor hits back at 'ill-informed' Trump over tweets about attack

Mr Trump made his comments at the conclusion of the event for Ford's Theatre - the scene of one of the most famous acts of bloodshed in American history: the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Since taking office, Trump has ordered temporary travel restrictions on people from several Muslim-majority countries, although the ban is now held up by federal courts. [Full Article...]

Attorney General: Prosecuting sex crimes on kids a priority

President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have had a series of heated exchanges in the last several weeks after Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, a source close to Sessions told CNN Tuesday. As of 9 p.m. ET Tuesday, the White House still was unable to say whether or not the President backs his attorney general, a White House official said. [Full Article...]

California, China defy US climate retreat with new cleantech tie-up

Brown said during a meeting with President Xi. The two discussed "the importance of expanding cooperation on green technology, innovation and trade". Charlottesville is joining more than 200 cities across the country in supporting the Paris Climate Agreement . Rick Perry , the Energy Secretary for the Trump Administration, will be attending the summit in Beijing as well. [Full Article...]

Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges The offer wasn't a formal one, and Mr. Sessions, an early and steadfast supporter of Mr. Trump, doesn't want to quit and doesn't believe he should, the people said. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. A day after Sessions announced his recusal, Trump gathered his senior aides in the Oval Office for a meeting, during which he fumed about Sessions' decision. [Full Article...]

Comey Asked AG to Not Leave Him Alone With Trump

But he told NBC News anchor Lester Holt later in May the Russian Federation probe - though a "made-up story" according to Trump - was on his mind when he fired Comey. Trump fired Comey on May 9, saying it was related to improper handling of the Hillary Clinton probe last summer. The message of the ad reflects a strategy by Trump and his advocates to erode Comey's credibility. [Full Article...]

Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

In their sentencing memo, prosecutors portrayed Spanier, who was once one of the most-respected higher education leaders in the country, as "the ultimate decision-maker when it came to reporting Sandusky". He was convicted of child endangerment. Spanier, whose total sentence was four to 12 months incarceration, will be on probation for two years and must pay a $7,500 fine, according to spokesm... [Full Article...]

Kabul Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises Above 150

Kabul Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises Above 150 The attacks have worsened tensions between ethnic groups and raised the prospect of a political crisis. He told me that from the government to an ordinary person on the street, Afghans consider Pakistan to be the perpetrator of chaos and anarchy in their country. [Full Article...]

Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest The national security agency report, which was published online by news site the Intercept , does not say whether the hacking had any effect on election results. In posts from Winner's Twitter account , the government contractor wrote a series of messages criticizing Trump over issues including his proposed travel ban and wall on the USA southern border. [Full Article...]

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