Author: 0 White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Dubke's last day on the job has not been determined. President Donald Trump says celebrity Kathy Griffin "should be ashamed of herself" for appearing in a video holding what looked like Trump's bloody, severed head. Mr. Trump has solicited advice lately from corporate leaders, including Rupert Murdoch, and there have been renewed conversations about bringing in Laura Ingraham, the conservative radio host, as a communications adviser, according to people briefed on the discussions.

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Author: 0 WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

As per the Washington Post , President Trump has accepted Dubke's resignation. She said, "We in Europe have to take our fate into our own hands". Mr Dubke wrote in a statement that it had been an honour to serve Mr Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments".

Author: 0 Comey free to testify before Congress about conversation with Trump

His dismissal prompted an outcry from Democrats and some Republican lawmakers and raised questions about whether the president was trying to interfere with the investigation. After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the Flynn probe during a February meeting in the Oval Office the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador.

Author: 0 Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits

Merkel did not mention Trump specifically, but she made it clear that her realization had come "in the last few days". Expounding her answer in Berlin on Tuesday, Merkel continued by saying that USA relations would retain the utmost importance irrespective of the Indo-German and German-Chinese talks which, she added, began a long time ago.

Author: 0 Trump urges other leaders to reach him via cellphone

Trump also gave his number to Emmanuel Macron when they chatted after Macron's victory, but sources would not confirm to the AP whether or not Macron had taken it upon himself to use it. Those records are preserved and archived. The person demanded anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss the sensitive conversation by name.

Author: 0 Covfefe: When a typo goes viral

Because that is where the rub is hurting, no dictionary or translator has been able to understand the meaning of the word " covfefe ". Someone bought a " covfefe " license plate in California, and there are already " covfefe " shirts and hats available for sale.

Author: 0 White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

The Communications Director at the White House is responsible for developing and promoting the president's agenda of the President and leading the media campaign of the White House . The president has joked repeatedly with Priebus, whose mother is of Greek descent, that he would send him to Athens as ambassador to Greece. "Trump's communication team is in complete disarray".

Author: 0 Cop Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

The Cleveland Division of Police also suspended Loehmann's supervising officer, Frank Garmback , for 10 days, for violating police guidelines on use of force, by driving up to a person reported to have a weapon. Loehmann's firing comes two and half years after Rice's death in November 2014. The officers on the scene, Loehmann and Frank Garmback , hadn't delivered first aid, a role left to an Federal Bureau of Investigation officer who happened to be nearby.

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Author: 0 Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel

A source close to Flynn tells NPR's Mary Louise Kelly that "we agree he can not invoke the Fifth Amendment with respect to business records, so he will produce those". "To date, there has not been a single witness, document or piece of evidence linking me to this fake Russian conspiracy", Cohen said. But later in the day, the White House showed it was beginning to offload the Russian Federation crisis to Trump's longtime personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz.

Author: 0 Greg Gianforte Apologizes for Body-Slamming Reporter; Wins Montana Election

Ryan Zinke was tapped to be Trump's Interior secretary. "Tonight, as Greg was giving a separate interview in a private office, The Guardian's Ben Jacobs entered the office without permission, aggressively shoved a recorder in Greg's face, and began asking badgering questions", his office said in a statement after the candidate allegedly attacked the reporter.

Local Investigator: Deadly shooting began when fugitive confronted
Author: 0 Investigator: Deadly shooting began when fugitive confronted

When asked about Hutchinson, Peters shared that a friend of his, a retired St. Paul cop, had told him that Hutchinson was the most unsafe person he's encountered in 35 years of police work. Peters could not confirm the name of the second investigator who was working with Garcia Jr. Bernal and Garcia were awaiting the arrival of Ramon Michael Hutchison, also known as Raymond Hutchison, 49, of St.

Author: 0 Texas protest against immigration law

It bans sanctuary cities , allows police to question anyone they detain about their immigration status, and compels local officials to comply with federal requests to detain individuals in state and local law enforcement facilities. Democrat state Rep. Helen Giddings, who was first elected in 1992 and heads Texas' black legislative caucus, blamed politics, not race, for the tone of the session.

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Author: 0 Shulkin says accountability at VA is 'broken'

Despite previous efforts to overhaul operations at veterans health facilities nationwide, VA Secretary David Shulkin said Wednesday that the Congress needs to quickly step in again to insure that veterans can swiftly get the medical care they need, and to insure that poor performing employees can be drummed out the VA when necessary.

Author: 0 Mom praises men killed defending daughter in Portland attack

But according to his mother Mary, her son must have been "on drugs or something". On Friday, two men, Ricky John Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, were brutally murdered while trying to confront someone hurling anti-Muslim epithets on a commuter train in Portland .

Author: 0 Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

Williams said Loehmann, who shot Rice, has been fired , not for the shooting but for inaccurate details on his job application. Garmback was also suspended for 10 days for his part in the incident and will have to take a tactical training course before returning to duty, the Times reported.

Author: 0 Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

The federal government has issued a permit for the free-speech rally Saturday and has yet to give a permit for an event June 10. According to the ACLU of OR, despite Mayor Wheeler's emotional and impassioned plea, the government can't take away (OR refuse to grant) a permit simply because they don't like the opinion of demonstrators.

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Author: 0 Trump Seemingly Downplays Allegations Against Kushner About Russia

Multiple news outlets , citing sources, reported last week Kushner discussed with a Russian ambassador about setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin. Ivanka Trump, perhaps the President's most trusted adviser, was not involved in the writing of that statement, the administration official said. Kushner spoke with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the USA, about creating the secret line to make it easier to hold sensitive ...

Local Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport
Author: 0 Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport

UPDATE: 9:19 p.m. OPD says the impact on operations inside the airport is minimal; however, street traffic arriving by ground at the airport is backed up considerably. Images showed a heavy police presence and officials hurrying travelers out of an area in the airport. Airport spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell said an armed man was on the first floor of the airport in the rental-car area.

Author: 0 Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

Germany's foreign minister sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday for pursuing national interests while ignoring Western values and putting peace at risk, Anadolu reported. APPLEBAUM: Oh, no, I think she was certainly campaigning. Politico argues that too much is being made of Merkel's remarks; that the chancellor carefully chose the qualifiers "fully" and "some extent" to subtly distance herself from Trump.

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Author: 0 Jerusalem, Vatican in talks on pope visit to Israel

To show you the depravity of the human heart, I'd rather join a séance with the lovely but evil Trump ladies than have an audience with Pope Francis . Also read: Trump meets with Pope Francis amid policy clashes that include the environment . Their spats include the Pope describing plans for a border wall with Mexico as not Christian, and Mr Trump evoking a possible Islamist attack on the Vatican that would make the Pontiff glad to have him as President.

Local Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues
Author: 0 Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

Instead, former Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake put up signs calling them propaganda created to falsify history and support racial intimidation. If and when Baltimore does remove its Confederate monuments, Pugh floated the idea of selling the statues as a way to help pay for the cost of their removal.

Local Archbishop disassociates CAN from IPOB, MASSOB sit-at-home call
Author: 0 Archbishop disassociates CAN from IPOB, MASSOB sit-at-home call

Arthur Obiora and Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, respectively, the OYC vowed to hold acting President, Yemi Osinbajo responsible if anything happens to any pro-Biafra agitator. "It is an honour for the gallant and eloquent soldiers of Biafra and civilians that bravely laid down their lives for establishment of Republic of Biafra, it is an honour for Biafra school children, an honour to commercial cyclists, tricycles, buses and other vehicles operators, it is an honour to the cooperate ...

Author: 0 Justices side with police in California shooting case

However, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, using its so-called provocation rule , allowed Mendez to recover damages from Los Angeles Country because of the officer's actions. Judges must decide whether the deputies engaged in an " unreasonable search" when they entered the shack behind the house, Alito wrote. One officer shouted "Gun!" and they fired 15 rounds.

Author: 0 Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV

The Labour leader said it was "not right and not fair" for his family to be subjected to the scrutiny. Corbyn Run is not officially associated with the Labour leader's team but Mr Moulding told Buzzfeed News they received a good response from shadow chancellor John McDonnell's team.

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