House Republicans pass bill to rip up fiduciary, post-crisis bank rules

The bill is the second passed by the House of Representatives that is unlikely to become actual law. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of OH, the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees banking laws, said the proposal would gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , which has returned nearly $12 billion to 29 million Americans who were cheated by shadowy debt collectors, for-profit schools, and payday lenders.

Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Sessions spent more than 2 1/2 hours before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which included several testy exchanges with Democratic senators who accused him of obstructing their investigation. I am concerned that the president still does not recognize the severity of the threat. KING: Between the election, there was a memorandum from the intelligence community on October 9th, that detailed what the Russians were doing after the election, before the inauguration.

After James Comey hearing, President Trump finally tweets

His dry quip at a riveting Senate hearing that he was "between opportunities" vastly understates the career prospects now available to him - not to mention potential benefits from the public's fascination with a man who has commanded respect while drawing outrage from both political parties.

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defense site

Song, who served in the navy for more than three decades, was Moon's main security adviser during his presidential campaign, reprising his role in Moon's 2012 presidential campaign. In recent months, North Korea has been testing a variety of missiles at an unprecedented pace. While the more hawkish elements in South Korea supported the deployment, many in the country anxious about how Beijing's reaction would affect South Korean businesses and nationals living in China.

North Korea releases United States student, Tillerson says

Instead, the administration credited the release to its diplomatic intervention. June 6, 2017 State Department Special Representative Joseph Yun met with DPRK UN Mission Ambassador Pak in New York City. Once the Swedish delegation was finally granted permission for a visit , the North Koreans immediately asked for the meeting with Yun. A USA delegation made up of Yun and a medical team was sent to North Korea on Monday to secure Warmbier's release, the official said, adding that they ...

Sessions testifies about Russian Federation meetings in Senate hearing

Multiple reports have cited sources saying that central to that split was Trump's belief that Sessions should never have recused himself from overseeing the Russian Federation probe. On Monday, the White House did not rule out the possibility of Sessions invoking executive privilege at some point during his testimony. Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job".

North Korea Warns ICBM Test 'Not Too Far Away' Now

People sit in front of a TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea , Thursday, June 8, 2017. These tests have become a difficulty for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has shown interest in reaching out to North Korea . The recovered device resembles a North Korean drone discovered in 2014 on an island near the demilitarized zone (DMZ), according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of ...

Bachelor In Paradise Season 4 Stops Production Over 'Allegations of Misconduct'

ABC's hit television show, Bachelor in Paradise abruptly suspends production after an alleged sexual misconduct occurred between two cast members , Corine Olympios and DeMario Jackson , reports TMZ . "They were all excited for this season and to get to know each other". But they made a decision to let it go, and let it happen, and see what happened? "From I've been told, the show has been cancelled".

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies links to Russian Federation in Senate testimony

Lawmakers grilled Sessions about his role in Comey's firing, his own involvement in the Trump campaign and his meetings with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to the US. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn-in prior to testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 13, 2017 in Washington , DC. He said the intelligence agency needed a "fresh start" as it had "problems", adding that Mr Comey had caused "controversy on both sides of the aisle".

Inmates "on the run" after shooting, killing 2 guards — Georgia Prison Escape

The transport bus was heading from Hancock State Prison to Jackson in Butts County. Authorities are looking for Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe. After killing the guards, the inmates approached a dark green Honda Civic that was stopped nearby and demanded that the driver give them the auto, Putnam County Sheriff spokeswoman Teresa Slade said.

Qatar rebuffs terrorism list as Gulf crisis grows

On June 5 , Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain led a string of countries that cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran , Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival. In a strong-worded opening remarks, Trump alleged that Qatar was funding terrorism at the "highest level" and asked other countries doing the same to stop with immediate effect.

Ex-journalist pleads guilty in JCC bomb threats case

Thompson , who has been locked in Brooklyn federal prison since his arrest , pleaded guilty to two counts, including cyberstalking and conveying false information about weapons. "For this, I deeply apologize", he said. USA authorities have been investigating a surge of threats against Jewish organizations, including more than 100 bomb threats against community centers in dozens of states in separate waves since January.

Emirati ambassador: US should rethink its air base in Qatar

Last but not least, the Al Jazeera TV network sponsored by the Qatar government, which is probably the most libertarian media outlet in the region, succeeded in swinging public opinion both within the Arab world and in the global community in favor of the opposition by portraying anti-government groups like the Muslim Brotherhood as "the embodiment of democratic spirit".

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Opening Statement For The Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

In addition, Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with Trump again. Sen. Tom Cotton Tuesday ripped Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday for not asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions about alleged Russian collusion with the Trump campaign during last year's campaign.

Starting XI: Bafana v Zambia

Bafana also fielded a second string team that was on the bench in their 2-0 AFCON qualifying away win over Nigeria on Saturday with the expectation of French-based striker Kermit Erasmus of Lens and midfielder Andile Jali from Belgian club KV Oostende.

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447 million

Alberre's father, who co-owns the store, suffers from pulmonary fibrosis. The deli sold the winning ticket for Saturday's $447.8 million grand prize drawing, the 10th largest lottery prize in USA history. But Alberre said he has no idea which customer bought the ticket with all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery.

Collusion with Russian Federation a "detestable and appalling lie": Sessions

Sessions opened his testimony to the panel with a fiery assertion that he never had any conversations with Russians about "any type of interference" in the 2016 presidential election. Sessions contradicted Comey, who last week told the intelligence committee that after an encounter with Trump in which he said Trump pressured him to back off an investigation into the former national security adviser, Comey "implored" Sessions to make sure he was never left alone with the president again - but ...

DOJ Argues That Sessions Was In His Right To Not Answer Questions

Sessions also cited Justice Department "longstanding policy" in explaining why he would not answer questions. Mr Sessions is likely to face tough questioning from Senate Intelligence Committee members over his dealings with Russian officials during the campaign and whether he had a role in the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , who testified last week before the same panel.

Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) accused Sessions of stonewalling. Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee he could not discuss his conversations with Trump because they were private. Sessions became attorney general in February but did not recuse himself from that probe until March. "You said you would solemnly swear to tell the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth", Heinrich told Sessions.

2nd LD: US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation "detestable lie"

Sessions recused himself from Russia probes, after failing to disclose two other meetings with Russians that occurred when he was part of Trump's election effort. The fact that Sessions would delegate that task to his deputy showed the Russian Federation investigation was distracting him from his core duties.

Three bodies pulled from vehicle found in Tully

Earlier on Tuesday, Police said they were looking for 34-year-old Jamie Bell, 26-year-old Melissa Avery, and 5-year-old Maryssa Houston. Bell is 5 feet tall and weighs 140 pounds. Avery is 5 feet tall and weighs 110 pounds. The three were traveling together in a 2011 Ford Explorer, color gray with NY registration GYX-7740. Several hours after sending out the missing persons alert, police found a vehicle in a pond near Route 80 in Tully.

Collins: Trump Should Give 'Yes or No' Answer on Tapes

Then, after whining about his treatment by the "killer networks" who spread "fake news", Trump told ABC News' Jon Karl that he would "one-hundred percent" be willing to testify under oath to the multiple lies he told at the presser, among them that he never asked Comey for his loyalty or tried to quash the Flynn investigation.

White House condemns arrests at Russian protests

Later on Monday evening Navalny was sentenced by a Moscow court to 30 days in jail for organized an unauthorized protest rally. The White House condemned the arrests, with spokesman Sean Spicer demanding the immediate release of peaceful demonstrators.

Iran police kills four Islamic suspects in south

Alavi says that many people in Iran and around the world believe Saudi Arabia supports Islamic militants across the region. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed Saudi Arabia for the attacks. Larijani's was addressing a funeral ceremony of the victims of Wednesday terrorist attacks in Tehran. Iran initially said a dozen victims died; it's unclear whether the toll announced Thursday includes the five attackers.

Tillerson: North Korea Released 22-Year-Old Student Otto Warmbier

Fred Warmbier tells NPR's Emily Kopp that he's been told his son has been in a coma since sometime after his sentencing in March of 2016. Warmbier, 21, was detained before boarding his flight to China over an unspecified incident at his hotel, his tour agency told Reuters in January.

Britain's May Names New Cabinet, Vows to Stay on as PM

She did promote her close friend, Damian Green , previously the work and pensions secretary, to first secretary of state, making him her second in command. "Any Secretary of State with a responsibility for Britain's farming and food agenda can not move forward with that vision for the future, we need some clear statements of intent urgently".

Trump travel ban dealt another blow as appeals court rules

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the latest federal court ruling against his proposed travel ban comes at a "dangerous time", maintaining that prohibitions on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations will keep the country safe.

Damian Green is appointed First Secretary of State

Notable Cabinet appointments include Ms May's former foe Michael Gove , who returns to the fold after eleven months in back-bench exile following his decision to stand against her in last year's Tory leadership contest. "We want a country that works for everyone". "It's just how long she's going to remain on death row". Johnson tweeted that an article in the Mail on Sunday newspaper headlined "Boris set to launch bid to be PM as May clings on" was "tripe".

US official wishes Rodman well in North Korea

It came amid heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, which is now detaining four Americans. North Korea has touted its drone program in recent years, and South Korean officials believe its military has about 300 drones. The US State Department reportedly confirmed it was aware Rodman was flying to North Korea but said he was not there in an official capacity. It was supposedly a birthday gift for Kim who's said to be a big basketball fan.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public Tuesday

Were you aware of efforts to set up a secret back channel between Russia and members of the Trump team using Russian communications to exclude USA intelligence officials? Comey's hints to the Senate Intelligence Committee , however, suggest that he knew of more contacts or other relationships that made him and the rest of the top Federal Bureau of Investigation leaders expect that Sessions would take himself out of the game.

Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control

However, Israel has been building more and more settlements on those territories, making it hard to establish the state of Palestine. "It is the only way to achieve the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people", he said. The organization of more than 200 former top military and security leaders recently launched an advertising campaign centred on a warning that in a single state, Palestinians would soon outnumber Jews.

Navalny Supporters Holding Anticorruption Protests Across Russia

He said contractors hired to build a stage at the agreed venue could not do their work after apparently coming under official pressure. The judge at the Simonovsky district court ruled after midnight on Monday that Mr Navalny should be jailed for repeated violations of the law on public gatherings.

Brighton terror victim named as Kai Hao by Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull paid tribute to the swift response of police and offered condolences to the family of a man murdered in the attack at serviced apartments in the bayside suburb of Brighton. He said it was possible that Khayre may have been attempting to lure police by taking the escort - reportedly a sex worker - hostage. Victoria Police said their advice from the corrections department was that Khayre qualified for parole and had been obeying the terms of his parole since November past year.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing

Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel past year, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event. I believe it was the next day that he said something, expressed concern, about being left alone with the president. "At all times throughout the course of the campaign, the confirmation process, and since becoming Attorney General, I have dedicated myself to the highest ...

Emmanuel Macron's party set for big French election win

The radical-left France Insoumise ( France Unbowed) party of Jean-Luc Melenchon, who finished fourth in the presidential race, also fell short of expectations. " France is back", Prime Minister Edouard Philippe told French TV. Like other senior politicians from established parties not connected with Macron's meteoric rise to power, Baroin also bemoaned the low turnout, which at around 49 percent was the lowest first round showing since the Fifth Republic was born in 1958.

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