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Former Obama Administration Officials Meet With Lawmakers in Russia Probe

Russian officials have repeatedly denied having meant to or interfere in the United States election and domestic affairs. Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and top White House aide, also attended the meeting. and Manafort, the one-time chairman of the Trump campaign, to a Wednesday hearing on a law governing the registration of foreign lobbyists. Susan Rice, who served as former President Barack Obama's national security adviser, quietly met behind closed doors Friday with Senate ...

Man kills stepdaughter for asking for food

The 25-year-old was found guilty of first-degree murder on Friday 21 July and will spend life in prison after also being convicted of first-degree child abuse and first-degree arson. In rendering her verdict, Draganchuk said there was no explaining what McClellan did. McClellan, who was married to the girl's mother, was home alone with the girl at the time of the fire, which was set in a bedroom where the girl's body was found.

Rencontre de Donald Trump Jr: la huitième personne est identifiée

Jeff Sessions , l'ultra-conservateur ministre de la Justice , "n'aurait jamais dû se retirer [de l'enquête sur l'ingérence présumée de la Russie dans la présidentielle de 2016], et s'il comptait s'en retirer, il aurait dû me le dire avant de prendre le poste et j'aurais choisi quelqu'un d'autre", déplore le locataire de la Maison-Blanche dans cet entretien accordé au grand quotidien dans le Bureau ovale.

Russian Attorney Fears for Life Following Trump Meeting, Will Testify

Mr Trump, who came into office in January, has been dogged by allegations that his campaign officials were connected to Russian Federation, which United States intelligence agencies have accused of interfering in last year's election. Meanwhile, the Guardian reports that executives at Deutsche are "expecting that the bank will soon be receiving subpoenas or other requests for information from Robert Mueller , " and that the special counsel's investigative team and the bank have "already ...

IL unemployment rate up slightly despite job growth

They were reported at just over 11,000 new jobs rather than 2,400 as earlier reported. The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission reported Friday that Oklahoma's unemployment rate has been steady at 4.3 percent since March. Numbers for June show the jobless rate for the Sacramento-Roseville-Arden-Arcade area was 4.8 percent. Nonfarm employment increased to 9,400 jobs during the month to 3.96 million, also a record.

U.S. lawmakers slam Trump's invitation to Duterte

The hearing comes after two US senators in May filed a bill restricting the export of certain weapons and equipment to the Philippine National Police as a outcome of Duterte's anti-drug campaign. Trump has never outlined a date for the visit, which now looks unlikely to go ahead. Duterte has said he detests USA officials who supposedly interfere with his anti-drug campaign, even as he begins to see warming relations with Trump, whom he calls a "deep thinker".

Islamic State leader probably still alive

Still, with both the USA and Russian Federation targeting him, both want to upstage the other by getting there first. He said he has "seen nothing that would lead me to believe" that Baghdadi "has been removed from the battlefield". A top counterterrorism official said Friday the world still faces threats from Islamic State militants despite their territorial losses. Earlier Friday, Nicholas Rasmussen, the director of the U.S.

US Navy Gets Its 1st Female SEAL Candidate

The SEAL hopeful will be evaluated for three weeks at a SEAL Officer Assessment and Selection process in California as a prerequisite to SEAL training before moving on to a SEAL Officer Selection Panel in September. "It could be the physical stuff, it could be mental, it could be medical. There could be a lot of different reasons". "It may take months and potentially years".

Deadly Multistate Salmonella Kiambu Outbreak Linked to Papayas

So far, the CDC has reported 47 people of all ages with Salmonella from the 12 states. Samples collected from those individuals and from the unnamed grocery store tested positive for two different strains of Salmonella - Salmonella Kiambu and Salmonella Thompson.

Trump Jr., Manafort reach deal with Senate panel to avoid public hearing

Now, not surprisingly given Mueller's highly politicized and leftist legal team, Jeannie Rhee is investigating Donald Trump's alleged collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential campaign as one of Mueller's top lawyers.

Theresa May satisfaction rating slumps to all time low

The poll of 1,071 adults across the United Kingdom found 44 per cent said they were satisfied with the Labour leader, one per cent fewer than those who are dissatisfied. Approval of the Government has also gone into free fall. In Scotland, which voted overwhelmingly to Remain in the European Union, dissatisfaction with the Government is particularly high, according to a small poll sample.

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Scaramucci was responding to comments by then-candidate Trump , which he saw as "bashing the hedge fund community". "We have accomplished so much, and we are being given credit for so little". I'd like to read a statement from the president on the resignation of Press Secretary Sean Spicer . Scaramucci was originally considered for a White House post , but his potential business conflicts held him back.

Judge awards couples who sued Kim Davis more than $200000 in fees

U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning ruled against Davis, awarding the couples more than $222, 695 in attorneys' fees and $2,008.08 in costs to the plaintiffs. He added , "It is unfortunate that Kentucky taxpayers will likely bear the financial burden of the unlawful actions and litigation strategies of an elected official, but those same voters are free to take that information into account at the ballot box".

Israel's Netanyahu had secret meeting with UAE foreign minister in 2012

Almost half of Israelis think that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is corrupt, but he is still the candidate found to be most suited to be prime minister, a poll by Panels Politics for The Jerusalem Post's sister newspaper Ma'ariv found Thursday.

You Can't Look At The New Portrait Of Prince George Without Smiling

The Palace said the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were delighted to share the new photo of their son and thanked everyone for the kind birthday messages they had received on his behalf. The Poland/Germany tour was the second overseas tour for the two children; in October, the family of four toured British Columbia for a week in western Canada.

Supreme Court asks Centre, states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

Law and order comes within the state domain and Centre has no role to play. "It does not support any kind of vigilantism by private persons", Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar said. "Violence can never be a partisan issue, and oppression in the name of cow will not be tolerated", Jaitley had said in Parliament, where the Monsoon Session is on.

Russian ambassador proves Sessions lied about topics at meeting Sessions concealed

Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III's go-to excuse for those meetings he forgot about with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during Donald Trump's campaign is that he was communicating with Kislyak in his official capacity as a senator, not on behalf of the presidential candidate he was advising.

Dems: Anti-abortion provisions in health bill in jeopardy

That means Republicans would either have to do the impossible and get 60 votes to keep the provisions in the bill. That would allow the 52 Senate Republicans to pass the bill without the help of Demorats. Republicans could modify language in their bill, in the hope that with some small tweaks it would pass muster. "The parliamentarian has provided guidance on an earlier draft of the bill, which will help inform action on the legislation going forward", a GOP aide told CNN.

British Columbia extends emergency as wildfires continue

On Wednesday, Premier John Horgan said he would extend the order for an additional two weeks since numerous 43,000 people who had to flee their homes in the province's Interior will not yet be able to return. The B.C. Wildfire Service has a total of 140 fires on its active map as of Wednesday, and is making progress containing some of the larger fires that threaten communities.

Seaplane makes emergency landing on East River, FDNY says

On Twitter, the " Cougar Town " creator wrote that no one on the plane, including his daughter, was hurt. The seven, who were wearing life vests and sitting in the plane after it went down, were rescued by an NYPD Harbor Unit, according to NBC 4 NY.

Donald Trump Jr. and Former Trump Campaign Manager to Testify

Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. In June 2016, Trump Jr. told Sean Hannity earlier this month that he is willing to discuss the Trump Tower meeting under oath. Fusion GPS is the opposition research firm that financed a dossier of anti-Trump research compiled a year ago by former British spy Christopher Steele.

Education Funding Fight Could Prompt Special Session

He promises every school district - except Chicago - lots more money once he gets to veto portions of the Democrats' bill. Don't sit on it. He calls that plan a "Chicago bailout", because it gives Chicago Public Schools credit for payments the district must make on its unfunded teacher pension liability.

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns After Officer Shooting of Australian Woman

Police Chief Janee Harteau (juh-NAY' HAR'-toh) on Thursday made her first remarks about the death of 40-year-old Justine Damond last Saturday. Noor's partner told state investigators this week that the shooting occurred moments after a loud sound was heard near their squad vehicle.

Anthony Scaramucci Is Causing Spicer Drama In White House Communications

Both Scaramucci and Sarah Huckabee Sanders spoke at the briefing. He said Trump's communications team "could benefit from a clean slate" as the White House seeks to steady operations amid the Russian Federation investigations and ahead of a health care showdown.

Trump Reshuffles Legal Team, Kasowitz Out

Trump said he "would have picked someone else" to run the Department of Justice has he known that was coming. The news of the expansion of Mueller's investigation has fueled speculation that Trump may fire him as he did former FBI director James Comey .

U of A Cancer Center doctor speaks out on McCain diagnosis

Dr. Craig Alguire, a cardiologist at Spectrum Health, was diagnosed with the same brain cancer in October 2015. "I wasn't able to talk". "Everyday that I go into clinic, I walk into a patient's room thinking, 'What can I do differently?'" "It's different for every person depending on the location of the tumor ", says Alguire.

Georgia corrections officers murdered

Their weapons were left in storage boxes during the trip, not on their persons, as required. Dozier said three changes were made immediate following the escape: a trail vehicle was added for every prison transport by June 20; all transportation officers underwent refresher training between June 20 and June 28; and a duty officer was assigned at all facilities to ensure compliance with transport procedures.

President Trump says ISIS 'falling fast' ahead of meeting at Pentagon

The Coalition Support Fund is the main source of military assistance for Pakistan and is considered a reimbursement for Pakistan's military support for USA operations in the region. "We have taken indiscriminate and all-out action against terrorists", Pakistani Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria insisted , pointing out that the U.S.

Sheikh Tamim: Any talks must respect Qatar sovereignty

The announcement comes after the United Arab Emirates welcomed Qatar's move to amend its counterterrorism laws as a "positive step" toward addressing some of the demands at the heart of a spat that has divided the Gulf for almost two months.

United States sailors likely at fault in cargo-ship collision

Seven U.S. sailors were killed. The official said that in addition to crew members not paying attention to their surroundings, they did not take action until it was too late. "It is premature to speculate on causation or any other issues, " Cutler said. The far larger cargo ship hit the Fitzgerald on its starboard side at 1:30 am after veering sharply in a failed attempt to avoid it, gouging out a deep gash that left the Navy destroyer listing to one side.

Israelis kill three Palestinians, wound hundreds others in pro-Aqsa rallies

The result, at least in occupied East Jerusalem , were two Palestinians dead. Meanwhile in Kelantan, the state UMNO Youth and PAS Youth also held similar assemblies at separate locations near the Muhammadi Mosque after Friday prayers. Israel has denied the claim. "We reject Israeli restrictions at the Aqsa Mosque", said Jerusalem's senior Muslim cleric, Grand Mufti Mohammad Hussein.

Barbasol Championship: Round One

Martin Flores, Cameron Tringale and Zac Blair share the lead after the opening round of the Barbasol Championship in Alabama after early leader Seamus Power dropped back into the pack. But Flores said the key to the round was making pars in between, which wasn't so easy as he missed five straight greens from the seventh through the 11th.

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian after alleged stabbing attempt

Palestinians rioted at the site of an attempted stabbing attack by a Palestinian assailant against a group of Israeli soldiers. Israel Radio identified him as a 19-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank village of Khobar near Ramallah.

BBCI: Afghan soldiers killed in United States friendly-fire air strike

Helmand's governor, Hayatullah Hayat, said two commanders of the national police were among those killed, and that many bodies were still under rubble, making an exact toll hard to determine. The US commander in Afghanistan John Nicholson (R) talks with soldiers ahead of a handover ceremony at Leatherneck Camp in Lashkar Gah in the Afghan province of Helmand on April 29, 2017.

Fourth suspect surrenders in sex assault of woman leaving Queens church

Around 11:30 p.m. on the following night, the NYPD responded to a 911 call about another sexual assault in the park. He then brought her to a trail in the wooded section of the Flushing green space, forced her to perform oral sex on him and raped her.

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