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U.S. NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally
Author: 0 NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

In an often contentious hearing on Capitol Hill, two intelligence chiefs testified Wednesday that they've never felt pressured to take improper actions regarding intelligence matters, including the investigation of Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

U.S. Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran
Author: 0 Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

The ministry said the group returned to Iran in the summer of 2016 to carry out terrorist operations in religious places, and escaped when authorities broke up their cell. You kick them while they're down. Even as Washington expressed its condolences on Wednesday, the US Senate advanced legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran, partly for what the bill described as the regime's "support for acts of global terrorism".

Author: 0 Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'

In particular, three main themes stood out. And now the harshest irony is that, as Comey intimated Thursday, it may no longer be a myth that Trump is being personally investigated. Sessions should have refrained from any involvement in the Russian Federation probe, after recusing himself, but Comey's firing proves otherwise. He also admitted that he had leaked to the press memos describing his talks with Trump, saying he hoped the stories would spur the appointment of a special counsel to ...

U.S. Geese dump droppings on Disneyland guests, hitting 17 people
Author: 0 Geese dump droppings on Disneyland guests, hitting 17 people

On Twitter, the Anaheim Police Department informed of the situation at Disneyland . "It was clearly goose poop", Wyatt said. CBS LA reported , Hazmat responded to the scene after it was initially believed to be human feces. "All guests are healthy and happy", the tweet reads. While neither the Mouse or Disneyland had a part in their guests rather crappy night, they stood up for the Anaheim 17.

Author: 0 Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May

Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party said on Sunday it had held positive talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives about supporting its minority government but an agreement was yet to be reached. On Friday, Mrs May confirmed five top cabinet ministers would remain in place, including Chancellor Philip Hammond and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Author: 0 Will Trump Testify? Comey's Senate Hearing May Have Started A Chain Reaction

This week, during the highly anticipated Senate Intelligence Committee appearance by Comey, he said the USA president lied on several occasions, and he illustrated Trump's knack for self-sabotage. USA intelligence agencies have said Russian Federation stole private emails and other documents from Democrats and released them publicly a year ago to embarrass Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and aid Trump.

Author: 0 Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, expressed support this week for President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord , according to a release from Brooks' office. Other countries have already successfully implemented a carbon fee and dividend plan. The City has set a greenhouse gas emission reduction target of 26-28 percent by 2025 and 80 percent by 2050.

U.S. Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions, among the earliest high-profile backers of Trump's election campaign, appears before his former colleagues on Tuesday, days after explosive testimony by ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , whose removal he recommended.

Author: 0 1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

Saturday's jackpot is the seventh-largest in Powerball's history, according to the California lottery . The deli sold the winning ticket for Saturday's $447.8 million grand prize drawing, the 10th largest lottery prize in US history. We will not know who California's latest Powerball victor is until at least Monday morning at 8 a.m. The owners of Marietta Deli have not yet received information about the prize, and told the Associated Press they don't know what they will do with the money.

Author: 0 Senate rule places GOP health bill on fast track

But no issue has proved more challenging than how to approach Medicaid, the half-century-old government safety-net plan for the poor that is a pillar of Obamacare's coverage expansion. The House-passed bill would continue the expanded Medicaid funding until 2020 and then gradually phase it out. The House bill would cut Medicaid by $834 billion over 10 years, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office .

U.S. Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas
Author: 0 Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

San Diego will be its home port. "In our history that's very rare", added retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly. "Those of you know who know Gabby best know what connects her most to the USS Gabrielle Giffords is not the 418 feet of gray metal", he said during the ceremony.

U.S. About 100 people rally in Portland for LGBT rights
Author: 0 About 100 people rally in Portland for LGBT rights

While it was a part of a national movement, those locally said now more than ever, they need to unite. From Washington D.C.to Los Angeles, people from all around the country joined together for an equality march for unity and pride . "Our community has stood up in coalition and said: 'If you come after one of us, you're coming after all of us". "You can make [Pride] what you want".

U.S. Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
Author: 0 Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Republican senator Susan Collins said she would support a subpoena to the White House to release any alleged tapes, as Donald Trump launched new attacks on the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation boss. Leaders of the House Intelligence Committee, which is also investigating suspected Russian election meddling, have written White House counsel Don McGahn asking whether tapes exist and, if so, that they be produced to the committee by June 23.

Author: 0 Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself

Neumann paused at least once to reload his gun. According to Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jerry Demings , Neumann had a "negative relationship" with at least one of the five victims at Fiamma Inc . Demings said investigators were looking through any social media postings for clues. Moments later, he said, the police were everywhere. Fiamma employs about eight people regularly, Bluewater said, and he knew all of them.

U.S. Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies
Author: 0 Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies

White House aides said the president's support was implied even though he deliberately did not utter the words. "I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you", Trump said. "I'm very glad that due to your strong leadership North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chose to go against terrorism", the Romanian president said. The committee is seeking the materials by June 23.

U.S. House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump
Author: 0 House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

The representative asserted that the president obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey in May. What would make an impeachment attempt successful? Comey's testimony to Congress is itself more than enough-confirming that Trump demanded Comey's loyalty, asked Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn , repeatedly told Comey the FBI investigation was a "cloud" on his presidency, and asked Comey to declare publicly that Trump wasn't an object of the ...

U.S. Several days of warm sun in forecast
Author: 0 Several days of warm sun in forecast

Heat Indexes Tuesday , Wednesday , and Thursday will go above 95 towards 100 in some spots. On Wednesday , a back-door cold front will push south into the region on Wednesday , forecasters said. West wind 11 to 13 miles per hour. We will have partly cloudy skies on both days when it's not raining . Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning.

U.S. Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs
Author: 0 Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Mike Rogers, to state publicly that there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Comey stated that he had a "positive experience" while dealing with Flynn during the former national security adviser's tenure as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Author: 0 Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Hawaii is making our planet great again in the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial announcement last week that he's pulling the USA out of the Paris climate agreement . we've been on board from the start", Council President Ronnie Rimbert said. "Hawaii is committed to environmental stewardship, and we look forward to working with other states to fight global climate change.

U.S. LAPD officer injured in Wilmington shooting; 1 suspect dead, 1 arrested
Author: 0 LAPD officer injured in Wilmington shooting; 1 suspect dead, 1 arrested

Initial reports from the scene said the officer had but been shot in the arm, but authorities could not immediately say how the suspect died or how the officer was injured. Another officer's voice interjected, "We've got an officer down". LAPD said its "understanding of the facts and circumstances" surrounding the shooting may change as it continues its investigation.

U.S. Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor
Author: 0 Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

They're not even sparing him at a fragile time of a terror attack, when the last thing Londoners want is to doubt their own mayor. "I don't see that the president is picking a fight with the mayor of London at all", deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at Monday's press briefing, regarding the president's tweet .

Author: 0 London police arrest another attack suspect

After two deadly attacks in as many weeks it has become a battle over security. The other two attackers were named Monday as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . O'Leary was one of 13 people arrested after Saturday's attacks. Twelve were later released. The death toll from Saturday's terrorist attack in London has risen to eight, the city's Metropolitan Police said Wednesday .

U.S. Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband
Author: 0 Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband

They said Shauna Thompson helped her husband restrain Hernandez and that the incident ended with a motionless Hernandez being rushed to a hospital. According to Click2Houston , the confrontation took place on May 28 when Thompson reportedly arrived to the Denny's with his children and found Hernandez outside of the restaurant, allegedly urinating.

U.S. North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills
Author: 0 North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills

Some of the U.S. Navy's most powerful ships have been reportedly sent to South Korea and officials are even said to have openly talked about a possible preemptive military strike on North Korean nuclear facilities, Vox reported . But North Korea has also previously unsuccessfully tested anti-ship ballistic missiles, experts believe. "The operational test and evaluation office has changed its assessment of the system saying, "(Ground-based Midcourse Defence) has demonstrated capability ...

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