Local Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing
Author: 0 Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing

Spicer, it seems, had no time to formulate a plan - so he reportedly took refuge "among" those bushes with his staff. "Other White House officials have pushed back on that". Spicer's last public appearance on Tuesday night took place outside the White House. A reporter followed up on Huckabee Sanders' comments a bit later, asking her, "You said now today and I think you said again yesterday that you personally have talked to countless Federal Bureau of Investigation officials, employees, ...

Local Former Congresswoman Corrine Brown found guilty on 18 of 22 charges
Author: 0 Former Congresswoman Corrine Brown found guilty on 18 of 22 charges

Brown, a Democrat who served 24 years in Congress, lost her re-election bid last year after being indicted. The judge didn't set a date for Ms. Simmons and Wiley previously pleaded guilty . During Wednesday's 8:15 a.m. hearing, Judge Timothy Corrigan said that juror told the deputy she and other jurors have been concerned about one juror's statements about Brown and "higher beings".

Local John Cornyn's commencement speech canceled by historically black Texas college
Author: 0 John Cornyn's commencement speech canceled by historically black Texas college

Justice Department officials also have interviewed four other candidates to serve as interim Federal Bureau of Investigation director, though it is possible McCabe could stay on in that role if he were not selected for the permanent job. The White House refused to confirm or deny whether someone in the West Wing is in possession of a recording of the dinner between Mr Trump and Mr Comey.

Author: 0 Trump declares James Comey 'should have never exonerated' Hillary Clinton

Meanwhile, the Senate's No. 2 Democrat, Dick Durbin of IL, said Friday that Trump was "dangerous" and that "his credibility has been destroyed". Trump's tweet about " tapes " is bound to draw even more comparison between his administration of that of former President Richard Nixon.

Author: 0 Go Bowling 400 At Kansas Speedway Preview

What are the stage lengths for NASCAR at Kansas? · Four drivers have made their first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career start at Kansas Speedway: Erik Jones (5/09/2015), Ryan Blaney (5/10/2014), Austin Dillon (10/09/2011) and Denny Hamlin (10/09/2005).

Author: 0 GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'

Among its shortcomings, the ACHA will raise the overall cost of obtaining decent health care - premiums plus out-of-pocket expenses - for low-income, rural and older Americans. Income-based subsidies will go by the wayside and be replaced by age-based tax credits. The health care plan barely approved by Republicans in the House faces even more hard challenges in the GOP majority Senate, based on interviews with several senators.

Local Ex-teacher, teen planned to paddle to Mexico
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Cummins became the subject of a nationwide manhunt after disappearing on March 13 with the 15-year-old student near Columbia, Tennessee. Cummins faces charges in Tennessee of kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor after he allegedly kissed Thomas while at school.

Local Remains removed from site of southern Kentucky plane crash
Author: 0 Remains removed from site of southern Kentucky plane crash

Miller said the owner had several acres and the plane was located in a wooded area. Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham said Saturday that the remains of the pilot and passenger have been sent to Louisville for autopsies.

Author: 0 Police officer in teen shooting terminated

Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber told reporters a day earlier that police video showed the vehicle Edwards was riding in was driving away , not reversing toward officers, as the department had previously asserted. Haber would not identify the officer, but said he had no similar prior incidents. Balch Springs police reportedly also detained Edwards' father after he arrived at the station Saturday night inquiring about his sons.

Author: 0 Trump's Warning to Comey Could Chill White House Conversations

The men are two of at least four people who will interview to replace James Comey, whom Trump suddenly fired earlier this week, the people said. Trump fired Comey on Tuesday. White House spokesman Sean Spicer didn't comment when asked whether Trump recorded Comey or if recording equipment exists in the Oval Office. As the Comey firing and the Russian Federation probe consumed cable news networks and the internet, the administration announced an agreement with China to promote market access ...

Local House Speaker Paul Ryan pushes tax reform at event in New Albany
Author: 0 House Speaker Paul Ryan pushes tax reform at event in New Albany

During his stop earlier Friday at Badger High School in Lake Geneva, Ryan fielded questions from students. Ryan quipped, "I try not to look at Twitter too much these days to be honest with you". House Speaker Paul Ryan (center) poses for a photo with executives of the Emerson Corporation on Thursday in Racine. "He made that decision". "The goal of our health care bill is to make sure that people can get affordable health care coverage, including people with pre-existing conditions, and that ...

Author: 0 Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

Brandon Bostian, 34, has been charged with eight counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count of causing or risking a catastrophe and numerous counts of reckless endangerment. He had heard through radio traffic that a nearby commuter train had been struck by a rock. Attorneys Thomas Kline, left, Richard Sprague and Robert Mongeluzzi take part in a news conference while standing next to a photo of train engineer Brandon Bostian in Philadelphia on Thursday.

Author: 0 US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, has been one of the most vocal Republicans leading the effort and was critical of Sessions' new policy. MARTIN KASTE, BYLINE: During the campaign, Donald Trump raised the alarm over rising crime, especially murder, which has spiked in some cities.

Local Judge won't block Confederate statue's removal
Author: 0 Judge won't block Confederate statue's removal

Beauregard because it does not own the memorial or the land it's on. Monument supporter Richard Marksbury said Monday that he's filed a lawsuit in state court to prevent the statue's removal. While Marksbury lost that lawsuit, allowing the city to move forward with the removal process, he said the decision may have gone another way had the judge in the case had access to documents he said proves that the City does not own the Beauregard statue.

Author: 0 Tillerson Meets ASEAN Ministers For Support On North Korea

His comments came amid concerns that President Donald Trump is de-emphasizing human rights - most recently inviting Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who has waged a deadly extrajudicial war on drugs, to the White House in order to talk about North Korea.

Local 4 dead in OH nursing home shooting
Author: 0 4 dead in OH nursing home shooting

Disario, 36, was a father of six children, with a seventh on the way, the sheriff said. NBC4 in Columbus reports there are people possible sheltering inside the nursing home. A law enforcement officer was shot during an active shooter situation in Kirkersville Friday morning. Law enforcement officials are still investigating the situation.

Local China's Xi pledges to support Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 China's Xi pledges to support Paris climate agreement

The NYTreports that "although most Americans, his own secretaries of state and energy, and heads of state from around the globe are urging the president to stay, he remains undecided". Tillerson and Ivanka are said to want the U.S.to stay, while Pruitt and White House strategist Steve Bannon reportedly have been pushing Trump to leave the global agreement.

Local Georgia Tech APR scores solid again
Author: 0 Georgia Tech APR scores solid again

Five Hurricane programs scored 1,000 past year: Men's cross country, softball, women's soccer, women's tennis and volleyball. On May 3, Wyoming men's golf and women's tennis teams were recognized by the NCAA for ranking in the Top 10 percent of their respective sports' April scores.

Local Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown
Author: 0 Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown

They had been hoping to pass the bill by or on Saturday to give President Trump a victory for his first 100 days in office . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the stopgap bill "will carry us through next week so that a bipartisan agreement can be reached".

Local DeVos booed speaking at historically black university
Author: 0 DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

There was no chance that was going to happen in 2017. "I want to reaffirm this administration's commitment to and support for [historically black colleges and universities] and the students they serve". "We, the proud alumni of Bethune-Cookman University, do not want Betsy DeVos to have a seat at our table". "Their success has shown that more options help students flourish".

Local On Saturday, letter carriers to collect food donations
Author: 0 On Saturday, letter carriers to collect food donations

BUCM is asking for volunteers to come to the Morganton post office on Saturday from 12:30-5 p.m.to help with the drive. "Too many people in this country are going hungry", NALC President Fredric Rolando said. "This is something that people can do that will benefit their own community", he said. It's estimated 1 in 6 Idahoans might not know when they'll get their next meal, the Foodbank news release said.

Author: 0 Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

It is not clear what if anything the Obama administration knew about those payments, but Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn as national security advisor, according to multiple officials from the former administration. Graham, the leader of Monday's hearing, also invited former President Barack Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, to testify with Yates and Clapper, but she rejected the invitation through her lawyer, noting the last-minute timing of the invitation.

Author: 0 Trump Says Government Shutdown Could Be Needed 'to Fix Mess'

That current deal , which has yet to be voted on and funds the government through September, simply set Republicans and Democrats on a collision course further down the road - a confrontation that Trump seems eager to embrace. As a result, the government might come to a stand still. In his second reporter briefing in 24 hours, Mulvaney also tried to spin a White House win on the spending bill.

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