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White House lawyers seeking 'experts' on impeachment process

The law enforcement investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign has identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest, showing that the probe is reaching into the highest levels of government, according to people familiar with the matter.

Severe storms, isolated tornadoes, in the mix for Central Florida

Given the latest roundup of forecast model data, Southwest Florida's weather looks generally calm and quiet on Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon and early Wednesday evening. Wednesday and last up to three hours. The main threat with the storms will be gusty winds, above 50 miles per hour. A few storms moving northeast from the northeastern Gulf may encounter a period of strengthening which can lead to isolated instances of damaging straight-line winds and possible tornado development.

IS claims responsibility for Manchester atrocity which claims 22 lives

However, both May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn suspended election campaign after the Manchester attack . President Trump, in Israel on Tuesday, called the Manchester attack the work of "evil losers." United Kingdom authorities formally identified the suspect in Monday's deadly bombing in Manchester and are investigating whether he acted alone or in conjunction with a larger network, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said at a Tuesday news conference.

Flood fears spread to Carolinas as rain pounds the South

The National Weather Service says these conditions could lead to increased flooding and shoreline erosion from late Wednesday night through late Thursday evening. So far Tuesday morning, the heaviest rain has been reported in the foothills, where 1 to 1.5 inches of rain have already accumulated. A flood advisory for Forsyth and Western Guilford counties has expired, the National Weather Service said.

Feds investigation Fyre Festival

The FBI has launched an official investigation into the staging of the disastrous Fyre Festival , which made worldwide headlines last month after chaos ensued at the Ja Rule-organised "luxury" Bahamas-based event. For more info on this, go here. The collapse of the event has left many ticketholders and businesses out of pocket. According to a series of leaked phone calls obtained by both the Times and Vice, McFarland still hasn't paid Fyre Media employees, and Ja bizarrely tried to use ...

Auburn edges Mississippi 5-4 in SEC tournament

It was the go-ahead tally in No. 8-seed Auburn's 5-4 victory over No. 9-seed Ole Miss in the fourth straight meeting between the teams. "I did a little fist pump". I didn't throw one slider. "It was the year we expected or wanted, but certainly I think it's worthy of playing in the postseason". The Rebels tied it on a throwing error in the sixth, but a Blake Logan home run and a wild pitch with a runner on third gave Auburn a two-run lead going to the ninth.

Trump sends to Congress $4.1 trillion budget plan

Either way, the budget as it stands expects these mythical tax cuts to increase economic growth to the tune of $2 trillion. USA funding for global health programs, including efforts focusing on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, would see a 24-percent cut, to about $6.5 billion for 2018, according to the proposal .

McCain: Trump-Russia allegations like a 'lousy movie'

Coats declined to comment on the report when asked about it by lawmakers on Tuesday but did say that politicizing intelligence was inappropriate - and that he'd made that position clear to the Trump administration. One official said Mr Trump's goal was to "muddy the waters" about the scope of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe at a time when Democrats were ramping up calls for the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel, a step taken last week with the appointment of ...

Manchester bomber identified as local man of Libyan descent

May was speaking after the day's second meeting of the government's Cobra emergency committee in the wake of the attack at Manchester Arena in which 22 people plus the perpetrator were killed and 59 injured. Alan Kinsey, 52, who lives across the street, said his neighbor would often get picked up by another young man in a Toyota and often returned late at night.

Mueller Approved By Justice Dept. Ethics Team, Despite Former Law Firm's Ties

Trump was so clueless as to the possible illegality of his actions that he seems to have had no qualms about dragging in multiple players and making multiple appeals to Comey to end the investigation. Washington Post sources claim that President Trump encourages top officials to drop the Russian Federation probe after James Comey gave his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee.

Trump believes he can make an Israel-Palestine peace deal

Trump arrived at the presidential palace in the West Bank city, located only about a 20-minute drive from Tel Aviv but across Israel's controversial separation wall . Palestinians, who viewed Trump's victory with some trepidation, are said to have been pleasantly surprised by Trump's openness during a recent meeting with Abbas in Washington.

UK's May Raises Threat Level to 'Critical' After Manchester Attack

Noting that the audience at the concert included many young children and families, the prime minister said: 'All acts of terrorism are cowardly attacks on innocent people, but this attack stands out for its appalling, sickening cowardice , deliberately targeting innocent defenceless children and young people who should have been enjoying one of the most memorable nights of their lives'.

Death of Teen Found in Queens Pond May be Gang-Related

Julio Vasquez, 16 of Queens was discovered in Alley Pond Park near 76th Ave and Cloverdale Blvd in Oakland Gardens Sunday afternoon. Police believe the body may have been at the park for up to a week, The New York Post reported. Vasquez reportedly had a lengthy arrest record for various offenses, including gang assault, graffiti and weapons possessions. The group numbers about 132 in the city and have shown little activity, apart from fights and stabbings, said one NYPD gang expert.

Heinrich Statement On President Trump's Budget

Subsidies for commercial air travel in rural areas would be cut by more than half. The Trump administration has unveiled its 2018 budget proposal , which boosts military spending beyond the sequestration cap. "The National Institutes of Health is not likely to be cut". Asked what Trump was thinking, Roberts replied: "I don't know". I have no idea what he's thinking right now.

3 reasons Cleveland Cavaliers should not be anxious - yet

You still have LeBron James . Game 3 on Sunday was that one time. CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James' frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career. "We knew that Friday (Game Two) was a disaster". Thomas planned to speak with doctors in Boston and NY, and may expand the process to other parts of the country as well.

Trump asked intelligence officials to deny collusion with Russia, report says

Trump reportedly made his requests after then-FBI Director James Comey told the White House Intelligence Committee that the FBI was investigating "the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia's efforts", the Post reports .

Supreme Court Upholds Ruling Striking Down North Carolina GOP's Racist Congressional Map

But it's illegal to thwart voting, as North Carolina learned twice in May. Again, partisan gerrymandering is now allowed under USA law, but the Supreme Court will likely address this topic, too, in a series of related cases from other states.

Wenstrup 'optimistic' on Trump budget

Presidential budgets are often ignored by the U.S. Congress, which controls federal purse strings. Richard Neal , D-Springfield, cautioned that its proposed cuts "would do nothing but wreak havoc on the lives of middle class and working families across our country".

Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

The plan "prioritizes the well-being of Americans, bolsters US national security, secures our borders, and advances USA economic interests", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement released in Washington as he and Trump headed to Rome from the Middle East.

Petition to impeach President Donald Trump passes 1 million signers

I also say that this can happen with a Republican-controlled House and Senate if the public weighs in by demanding that the Republican President be charged by way of impeachment."We have learned, if the reporting is accurate, that the president is willing to directly interfere with an active investigation", Schumer said.

Murder Suspect Uses 'Big-Penis' Defense and Found Not Guilty

The jury got him off. It turned out to be the right move, since the 64-year-old Patterson was acquitted for a second-degree murder charge on Monday in a Florida courtroom. "This is not justice", one family member called out, the Sun Sentinel reported. What made the death look so suspicious is that when Patterson figured out Marquinez was dead, he called his lawyer instead of police.

Media Lies, Trump Increases Medicaid Spending

Titled "The New Foundation of American Greatness", the plan sets funding levels for the State Department and the Agency for International Development - the lead US agency for foreign aid and development - at $37.6 billion for next year.

Tempur Sealy International Inc (TPX) Director Acquires $29463000.00 in Stock

Tempur Sealy International reported sales of $804.4 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 14.1%. AlphaOne also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 69 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Erdogan: Turkey will not take part in Raqqa offensive

Turkey regards the Syrian force as an arm of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK , which Ankara and Washington have both listed as a terrorist group. "It is absolutely unacceptable to take the YPG-PYD into consideration as partners in the region, and it's going against a global agreement we reached", Erdogan said.

Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

Interstates and boosting efforts to draw private investors to fund highways. Cuts to a popular crop insurance program have already landed with a thud. Nonetheless, the budget makes major shifts in some funding. Instead, the USA taxpayer will foot the bill. "Come on. That doesn't add up". $610 billion — How much the president proposes to save over the coming decade in Medicaid, the program that pays the health care and nursing home bills for millions of low-income Americans.

Residents told to leave as fire burns in Chelan County

As a reminder, level 1 evacuations mean residents in the area should be aware of a fire burning in the are. The blaze started Tuesday around 12:40 p.m. Flaggers will be on Chumstick Highway in the area of the fire, so be prepared to stop. Update: 6:15 p.m.: Washington Emergency Management says fire mobilization for a wildfire near Leavenworth has been approved.

Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia: Global women's empowerment possible

While many presidents adjust their commentary once they depart the campaign trail and travel overseas, Trump's speech to Gulf Arab leaders featured a much softer tone than his large-scale rallies a year ago. Analysts say that Sunday's speech will present a softer image of Trump in the Muslim world. THEN: Trump routinely railed against Obama and Democratic campaign rival Hillary Clinton for failing to use the specific phrase, " radical Islamic terrorism ".

Baylor to meet West Virginia in Big 12 baseball tournament

In the first game of the tournament fourth-seeded West Virginia takes on fifth-seeded Baylor at 9 a.m. Division two of the bracket features second-seeded TCU facing seventh-seeded Kansas at 4 p.m. He has an on-base percentage of.421 and a.561 slugging percentage. The Sooners are 36-33 all-time in the Big 12 Championship. OU has won the title twice-1997 and 2013.

After visiting Western Wall, Trump team still unclear on Jerusalem's status

Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu what protocol was as they approached the dais before delivering their speeches. The White House promptly distanced itself from those remarks, saying they were not sanctioned by official channels and did not represent the president.

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1T budget

According to budget tables released by the administration, Trump's plan cuts nearly $3.6 trillion from an array of benefit programs, domestic agencies and war spending over the coming decade - an nearly 8 percent cut - including repealing and replacing Obama's health law, cutting Medicaid , eliminating student loan subsidies, sharply slashing food stamps , and cutting $95 billion in highway formula funding for the states.

RT America: Texas congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump's impeachment

Another tells him: "You'll be hanging from a tree". "Actually going to give you a short trial before we hang your *****", one man said in a recording. "I'm exhausted of our country being split further with every tweet and every counter-tweet". He said he wanted his constituents to "decide for yourself what we're dealing with".

Trump sees 'fast' decision over new FBI director

While Trump's abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey roiled Washington , Republicans who attended the national committee's spring meeting outside San Diego this week defended the president's actions and insisted that they would have little political impact on midterm elections next year.

Transgender students may be forced to reveal identity in Texas schools

He had called on the House to pass a "bathroom-type bill" and property tax reform. Under it, transgender students at public and charter schools would not be permitted to use the bathroom of their choice, but could be directed to separate, single-occupancy restrooms.

White House Budget For 2018: Read The Full Plan

Mulvaney's hardline conservative policies included in the budget proposal were met with skepticism by moderate Republican lawmakers. A 2018 fiscal year budget plan released Monday by the Trump Administration proposes slashing the Department of Transportation's budget by almost $17 billion annually by 2022, as well as allowing more tolls on U.S.

Trump Wanted Intelligence Chiefs to Deny Russia Collusion Story

But when you look at the full pattern of activity, culminating with the firing of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, it certainly lays out facts worthy of investigating whether the president obstructed justice. The next day he did. But the criminality was the same in both cases. It's incredibly unethical. And Trump would agree with that 100% if it were anyone else but him doing it.