Anti-Islamic law, Muslim demonstrators gather in Connecticut

A similar scene played out in a park near a NY courthouse, where counter-protesters sounded air-horns and banged pots and pans in an effort to silence an anti-Shariah rally. In Seattle, activists set up an "Ask an American Muslim" booth to give rally participants on either side a chance to speak with a Muslim. In Idaho a Republican lawmaker earlier this year introduced a measure aimed at preventing Shariah from being applied, though an Idaho judge has never based a ruling on Islamic law.

Sides square off in rallies over Islamic law vs. Constitution

The counter-protesters gathered on the northeast side of the intersection, banging drums and crying out "Racists, racists go home! " and "When Muslims are under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back". According to Reuters , there was a heavy police presence at the Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg, as barricades and police mounted on horses separated two groups of approximately 60 protesters.

Chris Matthews: Trump-Russia collusion theories 'came apart' during Comey testimony

But the White House hit back angrily at Comey . "I was honestly concerned he might lie about the nature of our meeting, so I thought it important to document", Comey said. But in the four months since Trump became president, they chatted nine times , Comey testified . Bärí A. Williams tweeted that Comey keeping detailed notes about his uncomfortable meetings with Trump is what women of color often do at work: "Trump somehow gave a privileged white guy the work experience of an ...

California mayor hopes local has winning ticket

Alberre said it was the third million-dollar-plus ticket sold at the store, and by far the largest. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City, originally developed as a retirement community and now part of the city of Menifee.

Morocco offers to mediate Qatar-GCC crisis

The three Gulf states severed transit links and gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave their countries. Iran, long at odds with Saudi Arabia, has called for the two sides to overcome their differences. The head of the industries, business and trade organisation in the Fars province was also quoted by the Tasnim news agency as saying on Sunday the first planes carrying food to Qatar had flown from the southern city of Shiraz.

Wildfire on 332 acres near Utah-Idaho border 40% contained

The fire sparked on Friday evening around 7:00 pm. after of a power line fell. Saturday afternoon a second fire started, burning sagebrush and grass southeast of Portage. A wildfire in Box Elder County, which burned near Willard City and east of Highway 89, burned 211 acres and is 30 percent contained, officials estimate.

Trump Says Some Things Comey Told Committee 'Just Weren't True'

He painted Mr Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Mr Trump's request to end an investigation into the former national security adviser as an order coming from the president.

Fights, arrests as anti-Sharia groups clash with counterprotesters

According to a Washington Post report, about three dozen ACT protesters, some dressed in fatigues and carrying American flags, gathered in downtown New York City. The Southern Poverty Law Center, which classifies ACT for America as "an anti-Muslim hate group", is providing updates on the events planned across the country .

Trump Calls Comey 'a Leaker,' Says He's Vindicated After Senate Hearing

He twice said that's up to Special Counsel Robert Mueller to determine. "Whether it's a case that should be prosecuted, or whether it merits impeachment, those are separate questions, but the elements are now there for obstruction". During much of the increasingly heated debate surrounding the FBI's investigation of Russia's role in the election, Trump has chafed over news leaks, arguing that news organizations had not given them proper attention.

Sessions Fires Back at Comey, Amid Recusal Questions

Trump also said he would be willing to speak to Robert Mueller, special counsel appointed by the Justice Department to investigate allegations that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election. You have to run up the whole East Coast, and you have to win everything as a Republican, and that's what we did. Comey's testimony underscored the discord that had soured their relationship.

President Trump Calls James Comey 'Cowardly' in Early Morning Tweet

The next day after Comey's testimony , Trump also commented it on via Twitter. Michael Gerhardt, a law professor at the University of North Carolina, said constitutional scholars don't necessarily agree on whether Trump could be compelled to testify at one of these committees.

Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony

The president and his aides have complained about leaks , purportedly from the intelligence community, throughout the investigations by the FBI and Congress into Russia's meddling in the 2016 us presidential elections and the Trump campaign's contact with Russian officials.

School probing why pro-Trump yearbook photos were altered

This was the first election he has been interested in", said Grant's father, Joseph Berardo. Other students' support of making America great again were also exorcised from the school yearbook . The only reason a student's image would be altered is if it was in violation of the dress code - clothing referencing drugs, alcohol or violence, Dyer said.

Two wildfires combine into one in southern Arizona

The two wildfires caused by lightning in the mountains east of Benson merged early Friday morning. Gerry Perry, a spokesman for the Coronado National Forest, said 220 firefighters and 25 engines are managing the fire. In 2017, Arizona has seen 830 wildfires that burned about 200 square miles (518 sq. kilometers), up from the 819 fires that burned about 165 square miles (427 sq.

James Comey accuses White House of lying in wounding testimony

What did we learn from James Comey , the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director , when he testified on June 8 before the Senate Select Intelligence Committee? Comey's testimony also revisits the president's knowledge that Michael Flynn was under investigation by the FBI before Trump took office.

Comey paints Trump as a 'pants on fire' president

The president said Comey's testimony on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee mostly vindicated his previous claims about their interactions. Trump: Well, I didn't say that. Comey further said he felt the need to get his account of his conversations with Trump in the public sphere in the hope that it might prompt the appointment of a special counsel, which later occurred.

Video shows police shooting London Bridge attackers

So far four of those killed in the attack have been named: Australian Kirsty Boden, Canadian national Chrissy Archibald, James McMullan, from Hackney, and French national Alexandre Pigeard. Authorities have not said what connection the suspects have to the investigation. Butt featured in a Channel 4 documentary past year about Islamist extremists with links to the jailed preacher Anjem Choudary called The Jihadis Next Door.

Chuck Schumer invites Donald Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation

During a press conference on Friday, Mr. Trump said he is willing to testify under oath "100 percent". "I think we could work out a way that it could be dignified, public", the New York Democrat said on CBS' "Face the Nation ". However, Trump and his attorney have disputed Comey's other assertions , including his claim that the president sought a pledge of loyalty. Schumer said, "Well, you know, Comey said that he cleared the room, the president did before he talked to him, that doesn't ...

Trump accuses Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Here's how this works in the case of Comey . Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Mr Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defence pact, Article 5, uttering words he deliberately did not say when he spoke at Nato's gathering in Belgium last month.

Anti-Sharia marches planned across the US

Saturday was the largest protests against Islam it has ever put on. Those in attendance were given alternate means of getting in and out of the building, but some chose to march around the Capitol, bringing them face-to-face with a large group of counter-protesters outside.

Comey says he was sacked over Russian Federation probe, blasts 'lies'

Martin Heinrich , D-N.M., told them, "I think your unwillingness to answer a very basic question speaks volumes". President Donald Trump has expressed relief even after fired FBI Director James Comey testified that Trump had pressed him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

Trump says sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation boss Comey vindicated him

However, the tweet is just one part of the counteroffensive against Comey. Despite repeated questions, Trump refused to confirm whether tapes exist of his private conversations with Comey, saying only that he would speak to that in a "fairly short period of time ".

Comey says he was fired over Russia probe, blasts 'lies'

Comey said that as of May, when he was sacked, Trump was not personally under FBI investigation - offering, finally, the public acknowledgment Trump had been requesting so assiduously. And indeed it did. "The president never in form or substance directed or suggested that Mr. Comey stop investigating anyone", Marc Kasowitz , President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, said in a press conference following Comey's testimony .

Trump on Comey 'leaks': 'Totally illegal? Very cowardly!'

Comey also said Trump told him during a one-on-one dinner on January 27 that he needed "loyalty". "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Mr Trump wrote. "100 per cent", Trump said. "I will tell you about it over a very short period of time". The importance of Trump's unwavering assertion that he would tell the special counsel the same thing under oath is important.

Dem Senator: 'I Would Expect' Mueller To Depose Trump At Some Point

Trump said there was no collusion and no obstruction and then called Comey a "leaker". Comey suggested that matter would be considered by the special prosecutor recently appointed to investigate links between Trump associates and Russians.

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests

Demonstrators gathered to protest against Islamic law take part in a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017 , in NY. With a line of five police officers separating the opposing sides on the boardwalk, a group of several dozen people yelled "No Sharia law " and "USA" at a similarly sized group that yelled back slogans such as "No hate".

Police investigating after girl's body found near Denver

Officer Matt Barnes stated that the boy says he started running but she didn't follow. She was reported missing just before midnight. The next day, Thursday, a resident of Thornton saw Campbell's body behind his home in a grassy ravine area.

Why Donald Trump's Attempt to Go After James Comey Could Backfire

In his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey said he believes Trump fired him over the Russian Federation probe, and he accused the White House of lying about the details of the dismissal. TRUMP: And there'd be nothing wrong if I did say it, according to everybody that I've read today, but I did not say that. Cut some guys some slack, not obstruct justice, just sort of be kind.

Trump on existence of Comey recordings: 'You're going to be very disappointed'

If Trump is so confident about his lack of culpability in Russia's cyberespionage that he was willing to run Comey's "duty to correct" risk, what would have been the downside of informing the public that Trump was not under investigation - especially when any sensible person, on hearing what Comey did disclose, would assume that Trump was under investigation? Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., told them, "I think your unwillingness to answer a very basic question speaks volumes".

Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump: legal experts

And on the sensitive subject of leaks, Comey revealed that to "prompt the appointment of a special counsel", he had used a cut-out to share with the New York Times details of a memo recounting Trump's February 14 request, "I hope you can let this go", referring to the FBI investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .

NY anti-Islamic law rally, counter-protest face off angrily

Scuffles broke out on the approach to the Capitol and State Troopers took at least four people into custody. The demonstrations were held in more than two dozen USA cities, including Seattle , New York, Chicago and San Bernardino, California.

Why Trump may still hobble along despite James Comey's testimony

With stronger evidence, Trump could face the same sort of criminal allegations that forced president Richard Nixon to resign in 1973, and saw Bill Clinton impeached by the House of Representatives but survive a Senate trial in 1998-99. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The president publicly broke his silence about James Comey's testimony today in a Rose Garden news conference with Klaus Iohannis, the president of Romania.

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

The jackpot for Saturday night's drawing would tie for the nation's 10th largest lottery prize. Powerball is played in 44 states, plus Washington, DC; Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands . The jackpot figures are based on the victor choosing to take an annuity that pays out each year for 29 years. The cash prize would be $279.1 million.

Kellyanne Conway is leaking White House information

Conway was overheard telling the reporters that Trump told her to "go out there and say 'Jim Comey is going to have to wait and see about the tapes". "No leaks guuuys" she said, mimicking him in a dopey voice. Though an off-the-record conversation is technically different from leaking information to the press as an anonymous source, Conway's alleged remarks about the inner workings of the White House could land her in the bad books of a president who has lambasted reported anecdotes ...

Trump's use of cancer charity draws awkward scrutiny

Eric Trump , the president's third eldest child, has held the Eric Trump Foundation golf invitational annually for the past 10 years at the Trump National Golf Club in NY. According to IRS filings, the Eric Trump Foundation in 2012 spent $59,085 on its annual Golf Invitational fundraiser held at the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York - money that skimmed from donations to St.