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Trump has good reason to fear Mueller's investigation

Not because we are dying to see the country go through that spectacle, but because it seems clear that the president is trying to shut down an investigation into his campaign just when even Republican lawmakers are finding more and more evidence to concern them that more investigating is warranted.

Island businesses fret about power outage losses

A mandatory evacuation prohibiting visitors remained in effect on Monday and could possibly last until power is restored - perhaps two weeks away. Since then, about 70,000 visitors and vacationers have evacuated Hatteras and Ocracoke islands under two mandatory orders issued by Gov.

Collins Takes Aim At SAFE Act With Federal Legislation

The congressman says while the bill is specific to NY, other states could be affected in the future. In that release, Collins calls the SAFE Act a "blatant encroachment of citizens' Second Amendment rights". It further limited magazines to 7 rounds at any time. Both of those provisions would be overturned if Collins' legislation were to become law. It is created to catch laws that go beyond federal statutes and render them void.

Gareon Conley sexual assault case goes to grand jury

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said a day after drafting Conley he was comfortable with the selection . Findings in the rape investigation against Oakland Raiders first-round pick Gareon Conley , who signed his rookie deal last week, have been sent to a grand jury in OH, according to multiple reports Monday.

Chris Wallace Asks Pelosi About Dem Criticism That Party Leadership Is 'Too Old'

Other House Democrats have tried unsuccessfully to replace the 77-year-old Pelosi, most recently after modest House gains in the 2016 elections, largely the result of Democrats failing to articulate a message of economic prosperity to the middle class, particularly those in middle-America.

Royal Marine sentenced to 18 years in prison

The case of Ciaran Maxwell, the Royal Marine who was also a dissident republican bomb-maker, is one of the most unusual to come before the courts in recent times. Maxwell stashed anti-personnel mines, mortars, ammunition and 14 pipe bombs in 43 purpose-built hides at eight locations in Northern Ireland and England.

Body Of Plano Woman Found At Maryland Beach

Around 6:30 a.m., citizens reported seeing the body in the sand to city employees, who then alerted Ocean City dispatchers. Ocean City Fire Department staff responded and stabilized the man before transferring him to a U.S. Coast Guard boat. Ocean City Police Forensics recovered the victim's body from the sand, and removed it at approximately 4:15 p.m. The incident is still under investigation.

President Personally Dictated Son's Intentionally Misleading 'Russian Adoption' Statement

Reporters Ashley Parker, Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker, and Tom Hamburger write that, according to "multiple people with knowledge of the campaign", Trump advisers initially planned for Trump Jr.to issue a more forthcoming public statement - but this plan was scrapped by the president himself.

Oregon Sheriff Says He Couldn't Detain Man Who Was Deported 20 Times

In a September 2016 declaration , Sheriff Mike Reese said the sheriff's office follows the Federal District Court of Oregon's direction, which prohibits local jails from enforcing federal immigration detainers. The woman offered Martinez money, her phone and laptop to leave her alone, but when he persisted in the assault, she kicked him in the stomach, cops say.

Missing woman, 2 children found dead outside Leesburg

Courtney Ashe, 27, (C) was last seen Friday night leaving a relative's home with her cousin, 9-year-old Jalen Sills-Russell (L), and her son, 5-year-old Cameron Martin (R), the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said. The three victims were last seen alive Friday and reported missing to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office on Sunday. Police said there is a great concern for their well-being.

Utilities ditch reactors that launched U.S. nuclear renaissance

In proceedings before the South Carolina Public Service Commission, we pledge to be a steward of the public interest and to determine who must be held accountable for this boondoggle and to fight for monetary reparations to customers. Santee Cooper said it has spent about $4.7 billion so far, and that halting the project would save ratepayers $7 billion. He said new designs will still require billions of dollars to ensure they meet strict safety standards.

Vermont State Police Install Carbon Monoxide Monitors In Ford Explorer Cruisers

The issue might affect more than 1.3 million Explorers from model-years 2011 to 2017. In Austin , more than 60 officers have reported health problems since February and more than 20 were found to have measurable carbon monoxide in their systems, city officials said Friday.

Piers Morgan calls JK Rowling 'lying hypocrite' over Trump tweets

Rowling said that her mother had used a wheelchair, adding: "So yes, that clip of Trump looking deliberately over a disabled child's head, ignoring his outstretched hand , has touched me on the raw". He said her 8 abusive tweets remain up after they were proven to be based on a lie. Now JK Rowling slams Trump over misleading video on Youtube. "The president should have shaken the boy's hand at the end", Clinton wrote .

Judge rules Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty in criminal contempt case

The misdemeanor criminal conviction handed down Monday by District Judge Susan Bolton found that Arpaio knowingly violated a federal judge's order in 2011. The evidence shows a flagrant disregard for Judge Snow's order ... defendant broadcast to the world and to his subordinates that he would" and they should continue "what he had always been doing.

Ex BC premier Christy Clark leaving politics for good

She said she didn't want to leave the party at a time of chaos. "What I said before the election remains true". "She's done a fabulous job, I think, for the province and I've certainly been proud to support her in the past and of course wish her all the best in whatever her future, whatever lies ahead for her", Hunt said.

'Jai Shri Ram' chant lands Bihar minister in trouble

The fatwa also read that Khurshid's marriage would not be considered valid until his expression of regret.Khurshid, who was appointed minority welfare minister on Saturday, had raised the Jai Shri Ram slogan full-throatedly on July 28 at the entrance of the Bihar assembly.

Starbucks puts spotlight on China as United States growth cools

Starbucks has 600 outlets in Shanghai alone. "This is a critical next-step as we advance our multifaceted China growth strategy for long-term profitable growth in Asia", Johnson added. Mall attendance is down nationally, said Starbucks CFO Scott Harlan Maw in a statement to Delish . "We are confident that our new ownership model and continued collaboration with Starbucks will enable us to be even more focused on delivering an elevated Starbucks Experience to our customers in the ...

Trump seeks order, discipline with new chief of staff

Mr. Trump said he looks forward to an even better job - "if it's possible" - as chief of staff. Mr Priebus' loyalty had been in doubt by Mr Trump ever since he urged the then-candidate to drop out of the presidential race when a 2005 video of Mr Trump bragging about sexual harassment became public.

Kansas suspends Memphis transfer Dedric Lawson from upcoming trip to Italy

The suspension, Self said, was the result of a recent incident in practice. "An altercation occurred and he didn't handle it well", Kansas head coach Bill Self said. Lawson, also has made headlines, by ripping Memphis coach Tubby Smith in a video after he transferred to Kansas with his brother. Last season, Dedric led the Tigers in scoring with 19.2 points per game last season.

Thousands of Syrian refugees to leave Lebanon under Hizballah-Nusra ceasefire

The "War Media" outlet said the bodies of the Syrian militants were handed over to the Lebanon's General Security and their remains were to be transported to Syria's northwestern province of Idlib. Hezbollah had cornered rival fighters in a small pocket of territory when it announced the truce. During the fighting , human rights groups had voiced concern for the safety of some 100,000 Syrian refugees now living in the region.

WikiLeaks Drops Thousands Of 'Verified' Emails From Macron Campaign

Wikileaks stated that while only the 21,075 emails marked with its green " DKIM verified " banner are certified by WikiLeaks as genuine, it believes " based on statistical sampling " that the " overwhelming majority " of the remainder are also authentic.

World's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge Opens in Switzerland

It's a 351 feet bridge that connects two mountain peaks opened on Glacier 3000. And at a narrow 65cm wide, the bridge stretches like a thin wire across the sheer valley floor. Replacing the older bridge, that was damaged due to rocks falls, the new bridge has made into the news breaking record as the longest pedestrian suspension bridge.

Georgia Starts US-Led Military Exercise Before VP Pence Arrives

After the Russo-Georgian war of 2008, the tiny nation in the Caucasus lost the two regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, where Russian Federation has stationed troops ever since. Noble Partner 2017 is the third iteration of exercise in Georgia and is a bilateral effort focused on enhancing United States and Georgian NATO Response Force interoperability in the context of military-to-military relationships.

West Nile Virus death in Grenada County

The newly reported cases are in Forrest (2), Grenada, Hinds, Jones, Lincoln, Madison, Rankin and Scott counties. There have been 19 total confirmed cases in MS so far this year. Remove all sources of standing water around your home and yard to prevent mosquito breeding. DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, and IR3535 are effective repellents recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

B1G Announces 2017-18 Conference Opponents

Purdue's non-conference schedule has notable games against Marquette, Louisville, Valparaiso and IUPUI. Dates, times and television designations will be announced at a later date. Nebraska will begin its 2017-18 season with a home exhibition game against Minnesota State on November 5. NU's single-play road opponents feature a trip to Big Ten regular-season champion Purdue, along with treks to Michigan State, Northwestern and Ohio State .

Trump on North Korea: "It will be handled"

It will be handled. "However, in late June, the USA imposed sanctions on a Chinese bank for allegedly laundering money for North Korea". Analysts say Friday's launch proves that North Korea could be capable of hitting the US mainland, including Los Angeles and possibly Chicago, New York and close to Washington , D.C.

Senate leader expected to send Rauner school funding bill

Once Rauner issues his veto, the clock will start for lawmakers to vote whether to accept or reject his changes if they want schools to open on time. If either side fails to vote on the veto, or the two chambers do not agree whether to override it, the legislation dies.

44 closed after police shooting in Hokah

Two people are in custody following an officer related shooting in Houston County this morning. Investigations have been turned over to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA). A few moments later an officer asks for medical help saying "one male suspect is wounded". The La Crescent Police Department does not use body cameras, but the release states squad cameras captured video of the incident.

Top Russian official threatens further retaliation over 'weird' U.S. sanctions

Moscow said Friday that the USA must reduce the staff at its embassy and consulates to 450, the same number Russian Federation is allowed to have in the US. Peskov said Washington will be left to decide on the name list of employees of its diplomatic missions in Russia to dismiss, which could be both USA and Russian nationals.

Opposition parties huddle for joint PM candidate

The opposition parties have yet to unite behind a joint candidate to oppose the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) nominee for prime minister - Shahid Khaqan Abbasi . Shah alleged that it was an understanding between the parties to jointly announce the opposition's prime ministerial candidate but Khan quickly nominated Sheikh Rashid.

MLB Recaps: Surging Dodgers make it 7 in a row

Despite joining the team just three days earlier, Farmer has quickly become a clubhouse favorite. "The guys were pulling for him", Roberts said. "We'll have eyes on him in Arizona". Remove Zack Greinke from the equation - he was with the team for the first three of those division titles - and the Dodgers were 226-214, basically a.500 team without one of its two aces on the mound.

United States diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered the United States embassy to reduce its diplomatic presence to 455 diplomats and staff by September 1. Putin's comments come on the same day that the Kremlin's deputy foreign minister said on ABC News' "This Week" that Russian retaliation over USA sanctions is "long, long, overdue".

'I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face' woman tells 911

This is how a forty-something woman from OH has presented his case to the firefighters of Sheffield Lake, who were forced to decapitate the animal to take off its mouth of its owner. The boa constrictor is not a poisonous snake but like its name loves to strangle or squeeze its victims. "I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face".

Dozen Alabama jailbirds make escape, several still on the run

The Walker County Sheriff's Office released a list of six prisoners they still were hunting for. -Steven Blake Lamb, 28 - in jail for attempted murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree theft, reckless endangerment and probation revocations.

Pence to visit 3 countries near Russian Federation, stress support

Pence was speaking on the first leg of a European tour that continues to Georgia and Montenegro. The trip comes as Estonia , Latvia and Lithuania seek USA assurances after years of Russian military expansionism. Putin's decision to cut staff members was also a delayed retaliation to sanctions imposed at the end of Barack Obama's presidency in 2016, when the United States expelled 35 Russian diplomats from the country and seized two compounds used by Russian missions.

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