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Author: 0 Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement

In announcing the withdrawal on June 1 from the almost universally supported agreement, Trump earned the scorn of the European Union, China, India, Brazil, and many other nations that have been taking ambitious actions to reduce their emissions of global warming gases, such as carbon dioxide and methane.

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Author: 0 President Trump Say He's "Under Siege" in Light of Comey Testimony

Trump's attorney also criticized Comey's leaking of details about his talk with Trump, calling it an "unauthorized disclosure of privileged information". A president can be charged after leaving office.Trump wrote earlier on Friday on Twitter that the former FBI head had vindicated him by telling the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had not been personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe.

Local Trump's social media director admonished for political tweet
Author: 0 Trump's social media director admonished for political tweet

The left-leaning ethics group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a complaint about the Amash tweet with the OCS, which this week let CREW know that Scavino had received a warning not to violate the law, known as the Hatch Act.

Local NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord

Singh, who was inaugurating a two-day national level conference on "Capacity Building of State Disaster Response Force-2017", said the step taken by U.S. Just because we got out of a club doesn't mean we don't care about the environment". And so that's as clear as I know to give it. "The European leaders, why do they want us to stay in?" However, on Thursday, while addressing a media conference at the White House , Trump said that there were no meaningful obligations for the world's ...

Author: 0 Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweet on Comey

Former FBI director James Comey may have done more damage to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday than even President Trump , whom Comey publicly accused of waving him off part of the Russian Federation investigation. "My judgment was I need to get [the memos] out into the public square", Comey said. Comey said that never happened. "I was supposed to take her out to dinner that night".

Local Ala. Executes Man Convicted of 1994 Triple Murder at a Popeyes Restaurant
Author: 0 Ala. Executes Man Convicted of 1994 Triple Murder at a Popeyes Restaurant

He called 911 for help after he crawled out of a freezer. Moments later, survivor Bryant Archer said, the freezer door opened and Melson began firing. Melson did not give a last statement and was pronounced dead at 10:27 p.m. He was put to death at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore. At the center of the appeals was Midazolam , a sedative used in the execution process.

Local Florida Senate passes medical marijuana implementing bill
Author: 0 Florida Senate passes medical marijuana implementing bill

The day before, speaking to reporters, Corcoran accused Negron of lying about the deal, and repeated the accusation at a meeting of the Republican caucus. The Senate's Health Policy Committee will meet Thursday morning, with both chambers likely to review it later in the day. Critics said the overall funding level, in light of diversions to charter schools under the House's Schools of Hope program, would prove inadequate, should Scott sign it into law.

Local Trump drops binders on floor with loud thud
Author: 0 Trump drops binders on floor with loud thud

Orlando Bonilla, a laborer who immigrated from Nicaragua and built grocery stores before becoming a rep with the Laborers' International Union of North America, came to Trump's speech Friday along with more than a dozen fellow workers in orange union T-shirts.

Local SC Rep. Trey Gowdy Tapped For House Oversight Chairman
Author: 0 SC Rep. Trey Gowdy Tapped For House Oversight Chairman

The House GOP conference is expected to ratify the Steering Committee's selection as soon as Tuesday. The former prosecutor is best known for his role leading the House select committee that investigated the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi.

Local Bill on concealed-carry permit clears House, heads to Senate
Author: 0 Bill on concealed-carry permit clears House, heads to Senate

House Bills 4416 through 4419 take the wrong approach to gun policy in mi. At least 11 states have passed laws allowing the concealed carry of guns without a permit, and 16 states have introduced legislation this year to do the same, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures and the National Rifle Association.

Author: 0 White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

The bot was inspired by a viral tweet from former Obama White House official Pat Cunnane, who reformatted one of Trump's Sunday tweets so that it looked like an official statement , issued by the White House. The press isn't the only institution keeping an eye on the president's Twitter feed . Trump woke up on Monday morning and rattled of a series of tweets that lambasted his own Justice Department, undercut the credibility of his press secretary and attacked the mayor of London, who is ...

Local Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts
Author: 0 Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

Winner, a former Air Force linguist who now works as a US government contractor, was arrested Saturday by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on charges that she made copies of a classified report containing top-secret information and mailed it to an online news organization.

Local Comey: 'I took it as a direction'
Author: 0 Comey: 'I took it as a direction'

Trump Jr. was referring to Comey's testimony over a meeting in which the president told him, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting [fired national security adviser Mike] Flynn go". Obstruction of justice is an impeachable offence but is a tricky legal issue because it has to do with Mr Trump's actions rather than his intent or how Mr Trump's actions made Mr Comey feel.

Local Luzerne County retailer sold $1 million Powerball ticket
Author: 0 Luzerne County retailer sold $1 million Powerball ticket

Of course, the numbers are not close (yet) to the record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot back won with 3 tickets back in 2016, but it is not too early to dream. Virgin Islands. The prize for matching four white balls and the red Powerball is $50,000 and this may increase when the Power Play option is added to the ticket.

Local HHS estimate: Mylan overcharged Medicaid by $1.27B for EpiPens
Author: 0 HHS estimate: Mylan overcharged Medicaid by $1.27B for EpiPens

Despite the EpiPen scandal and a slumping stock price, Mylan rewarded chairman and former CEO Robert Coury with $98 million for 2016. The underlying issue is in how to calculate the rebates that manufacturers like Mylan Pharmaceuticals pay to help offset the costs incurred by states and the federal government when dispensing their prescriptions under Medicaid.

Local Man indicted in double-fatal Portland, Oregon, train attack
Author: 0 Man indicted in double-fatal Portland, Oregon, train attack

Prosecutors say Christian boarded the train May 26 and yelled hateful comments at two black teenage girls, one of whom was wearing an Islamic head covering called a hijab. He made a brief but chaotic initial court appearance last week. Fletcher had also attended Christian's previous court appearance shortly after he was released from a hospital.

Local Accuser gives chilling account of night with Bill Cosby
Author: 0 Accuser gives chilling account of night with Bill Cosby

Constand told the court that she wanted to stop Cosby, but was "frozen". "I think it takes a lot of guts to do what she did, to come forward in a room filled with people and to be able to maintain her composure and her train of thought". He said she testified in 1996 about going to Cosby's home after the alleged assault, but Johnson testified Monday that encounter happened beforehand.

Local Police seek grandma suspected in stabbings that killed baby
Author: 0 Police seek grandma suspected in stabbings that killed baby

The tweet went on to say "No longer looking for her or the vehicle". The judge handling her case ruled Darrington-Clark was not guilty by reason of insanity and she was committed to a mental hospital. Mendez, the Colton police spokesman, said police will do that in life-or-death situations. "I was anxious she wasn't taking her meds", she said.

Author: 0 Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

The way Gaudreau has, scoring three goals in four final games. "It was a back and forth game". They killed 2 of 2 chances against and did not allow a single shot. And by the time the player comes up to the big team, he's uniquely equipped to play in the National Hockey League and that did not go unnoticed by Gaudreau's teammates.

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