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Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times

Though Kasowitz was spotted at the White House with Ivanka Trump late last month, he has yet to speak publicly about the issue, though the official says he has been empowered by the White House to answer questions on the matter. "There's a very interesting phrase in which he says, 'While I am very grateful that you, on three separate occasions, informed me that I was not a subject of the investigation...,'" Collins said.

Arab neighbours cut ties with Qatar over Islamist links

According to BBC, the move comes in the context of increased tensions between Gulf countries and their near-neighbour Iran. However, many people are calling Saudi Arabia a hypocrite as it has also been accused of funding ISIS, either directly or by failing to stop private donors from ending money to the group.

The Consequences Of Trump's Withdrawal From The Paris Agreement

The minister said that climate change is a priority for Estonia during the upcoming European Union presidency. Over 100 companies have also said they're sticking with it. Chamber of Commerce and the American Council for Capital Formation - which said the accord would cost 2.7 million jobs and a loss of almost $3 trillion in gross domestic product.

Weather Forecast: Nice end to the week

Isolated strong storms will be possible Monday afternoon with brief heavy rain and gusty winds. An upper level disturbance is making its way across Texas, and will be bringing more moisture and better rain chances. Tuesday Night . Mostly cloudy. Highs will be around 70 which is much cooler than we have been the past few days. While the severe weather threat is very low to none there still remains a lightning threat and should still be taken just as seriously by seeking shelter if you hear ...

Trump saw Paris climate pact as economic straitjacket

And of course the mayor of Pittsburgh , the city Trump couldn't stop talking about. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will fork over $15 million to help fund money that the United Nations will lose after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the Paris climate agreement .

How Trump's climate move could affect U.S. industry

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) said he "commend [s] President Donald J. Trump for putting American jobs first". This is expected to significantly outweigh the negative effects of rollbacks to U.S. Donald Trump said the accord was "punishing" America's coal industry, with a resultant loss of jobs. A study mentioned by Trump estimated that if the US meets its Paris goal for reducing carbon emissions it will cost 2.7 million U.S.jobs by 2025.

Oh the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss museum opens its doors

Seuss museum. "Seuss is a permanent, bilingual museum created to introduce children and their families to the stories of Ted Geisel, promote joy in reading, and nurture specific literacy skills", reads the official description of the museum.

Sunday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs in the 60s

Friday night - A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some patchy fog was burning off this morning, and after that, the weather will be summer-like. Southeast wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Tuesday - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8 a.m.

U.S. embassy in London directly contradicts Trump's Twitter attack on London's mayor

Prime Minister May, who served as interior minister for six years before taking office after the Brexit vote last summer, said Britain's response to the terror threat must change. Counterterrorism officers raided several addresses in Barking, an east London suburb, and arrested 12 people there Sunday, police said. The identities of the three attackers have not yet been revealed but it's thought one of them was living in Barking, east London , and had recently hired the van used in the ...

Police investigate 'multiple fatality' shooting at Orlando business headquarters

Sheriff will brief as soon as info is accurate. Forsyth Road is closed from University and State Road 50. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings is expected to address the media shortly.

European gov'ts condemn US withdrawal from Paris agreement

Pruitt denied that America has abandoned the victims of climate change around the world, arguing that it has done "a tremendous amount" to reduce carbon output to 1990s levels and will stay engaged and continue to export relevant technology.

Trump may not block Comey testimony at key public hearing

The Senate Intelligence Committee is among several congressional committees investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin during the 2016 election, and there are few people on the planet who know more about that than Comey.

Trump considers move to block Comey testimony, spokesman says

But can Trump stop Comey from talking? But such a maneuver would draw a backlash and could be challenged in court, they said. As a result, he may have inadvertently waived his right to invoke executive privilege. Executive privilege can not be used to "cover up government misconduct", said Andrew Wright, a professor at Savannah Law School. In United States v.

Donald Trump vows to do whatever necessary to protect US

ISIS claimed responsibility on Sunday for an attack by knife-wielding men who mowed down and stabbed revellers in London , killing seven people before being shot dead in a barrage of police gunfire. "The days of idling around the street without looking over our shoulders are long gone". While the installations such as bollards on the streets was one way of keeping people safer we couldn't rely on the government alone to protect us.

Virginia Gas Prices Down a Penny

That's up from $2.29 a week ago but much lower than the state average of $2.61 a year ago. The average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.50 per gallon, the Dearborn-based auto club said late Sunday. Several stations in the Lansing area were around $2.50 a gallon. According to new data released by AAA, gas prices in Florida jumped 7 cents during the past week.

Summerhays leads by three

He finished at 11-under after having managed par over each of the final four holes to finish with a round of 70. "I think it was good for me", Dufner said. Dufner now might be deluged by his peers looking for the same reading material that got him into the winner's circle. Dufner drove it into the right rough on 18 before lightning hit and play was suspended.

Student's essay on love for pizza gets her into Yale Univeristy

It comes as no surprise that Williams wanted to celebrate her acceptance doing what makes her the happiest - ordering a cheese pizza from Papa John's. And, yes, Williams celebrated the acceptance by ordering a Papa John's pizza . The Yale admissions officer sent a hilarious reply to her application.

Philando Castile manslaughter trial is underway

A little over half were men. One person was dismissed when it was revealed that he or she is actually a relative of Yanez. At meetings with city leaders over the a year ago, many residents said Castile's death came amid a long history of racial profiling of drivers passing through this town.

Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they did not want to be identified discussing a decision that had not been announced. He said, while he likes Mr. Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly denied he had any compromising material about US President Donald Trump in a sometimes combative televised interview broadcast on Sunday.

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony: NY Times

Legal experts, however, are skeptical the President could successfully invoke the privilege to muzzle Comey because Trump has already written a letter about their conversations, talked about them publicly and even tweeted about them. "I think it would take extraordinary gumption for the head of a state-owned bank in Russian Federation to engage in diplomacy at this level without at least some support from the Kremlin", Frye said.

Dispute erupts over House intel panel's subpoenas for CIA, FBI

Cohen & Associates PC, Representatives Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Adam Schiff (D-California) said on Wednesday afternoon. Four subpoenas were issued to probe allegations of Russian influence on Trump's election, with two targeting Trump National Security advisor-nominee Michael Flynn and his businesses, and two more to Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, and his businesses.

14 arrests, dozens of weapons seized at Portland protests

The pro-Donald Trump free speech rally had been planned for Sunday afternoon by a conservative group long before the TriMet attacks. Police said people hurled bricks and at least one gas bottle at officers in Chapman Square. Authorities said three people have been arrested ahead of the rallies, while several items that could be used as weapons have been confiscated from the crowds.

France Trolls Trump With 'Corrected' Video On Paris Climate Accord

He has previously called climate change a "hoax" and indicated he was leaving the agreement, saying it's a "bad deal" for the US economy. In a phone call with the U.S. Australia's Prime Minister told reporters earlier on Friday that Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement - and earlier decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement - "herald a United States withdrawal from global leadership".

Bodycam video released of police response to Pulse nightclub shooting

Police have released 11 hours of body-cam footage from the tragic shooting at a gay nightclub. Officers repeatedly tell the patrons to "get your hands up", as they try to sort out the situation. "No, no, he's going to kill us", the man pleads. Gunman Omar Mateen opened fire in the gay club on June 12 previous year, killing 49 people and injuring 53 others.

Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Former Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Senior Vice President of Finance Gary Schultz were also sentenced Friday. According to prosecutors, none of the men reported an accusation by Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary , who said he witnessed Sandusky abusing a teenage male in a Penn State shower in 2001.

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Friday that "the president will make that decision", raising the prospect that the White House may try to invoke executive privilege over Comey's conversations with Trump . At a Wednesday briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer said inquiries about the Russian Federation investigation must be directed to Trumps longtime personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz.

States form Climate Alliance to meet Paris Goals

If your state isn't a member yet, call up your governor and let them know this is important to you. "We are actually making tremendous advances, we're just not going to agree to frameworks and agreements that put us at an economic disadvantage and hurt citizens across this country ".

'Enough is enough,' PM May says after London attackers kill 7

Bennett said the assailant lunged at police as they entered via a backdoor. In her TV address, May called for tougher measures, including worldwide agreements to regulate cyberspace to help to stop the spread of "Islamist extremism", and said Britain needs to become more robust at identifying and stamping it out.

Free summer meals for kids program starts today

The Hawaii State Department of Education announced 63 public schools will serve meals through its summer food service program , "Seamless Summer Option". These programs run from June through August. The programs offer free breakfast and lunch meals at various campuses, no registration or proof of income required.

SC women's basketball: Allisha Gray named WNBA rookie of month

Dallas selected Gray with the No. 4 pick in April's draft after she helped lead SC to an NCAA championship. In May, Gray led all rookies in scoring (13.0 ppg), rebounding (5.0 rpg) and minutes played (24.4 mpg) in five games (all starts).

World leaders push back after President Donald Trump withdraws from climate pact

So we can't build the plants but they can. Trump however argued that the Paris deal puts the USA at a disadvantage, adding he would leave the door open for negotiating a better deal for United States businesses and workers. "We had reduced our Carbon dioxide footprint to levels of the early 1990s", he asserted. In reality, "dropping out of Paris will have no meaningful employment impacts", Harvard climate economist Robert Stavins told BuzzFeed News.

U.S. billionaire Bloomberg offers $15M to United Nations for climate change

One, the Paris Agreement just means that our country will set out targets for us to meet to help mitigate global warming. It might be hyperbolic to say America First is actually America Last, but it's certainly America Left Out. "The EU is still committed to collectively mobilize $100 billion toward activities related to climate change in developing countries by 2020, but in order to achieve that goal, all donor countries will need to work for it and an important role will be played by ...

Paris Agreement: Formal US exit possible only in 2020

He also belongs to Trump's manufacturing jobs council. But, unlike the Paris accord, the USA had not ratified the Kyoto Protocol adopted in 1997. Standing in front of a twisted beam from the World Trade Center, Trump said they owed money to the alliance and offered no high-flown praises of the idealistic principles on which North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was founded.

President Trump defending Jared Kushner and his work

And that was before North Korea launched another ballistic missile in violation of United Nations resolutions early Monday. The New York Times reported on Saturday that Kushner, who recently came under fire for allegedly seeking a private line between the Kremlin and Trump's transition team, told friends that he and his wife have yet to commit long-term to the White House, though he has no plans of resigning his position in the administration or relinquishing any of his responsibilities.

Britain Opts Against Raising Threat Level After London Attack

Less than two weeks ago, a suicide bomber killed 22 people including children at a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England. With four days to go until the general election, May is promising greater powers for police, while Corbyn is pledging an increase in numbers. The area remained cordoned off and patrolled by armed police and counter-terrorism officers on Sunday, with train stations closed.