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U.S. 'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial
Author: 0 'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

Brafman said he feared that some potential jurors would feel they were being portrayed as idiots because they did not have negative views about Shkreli. "Oh, very good", Matsumoto said, allowing the woman to remain as a prospective juror. "I looked right at him, and in my head, I said, 'That's a snake, ' " the woman said.

U.S. Nation's top running back commits to UGA
Author: 0 Nation's top running back commits to UGA

In his first three seasons of high school football, White has recorded 5,083 yards and 85 rushing touchdowns. White is a threat to go the distance every time he touches the ball. The newly committed Dawg has had a lot of success in high school. He's the first Top 100 or Top 50 or Top 10 recruit for this cycle. This is due in large part to the fact that, according to 247Sports , White's mother has favored those two schools all throughout the recruitment process.

U.S. USA top court partially reinstates Trump travel ban
Author: 0 USA top court partially reinstates Trump travel ban

The travel ban's persistence as a legal issue suggests that the Trump administration is contemplating more than temporary restrictions on travel and refugee admissions. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to disclose the information. The six countries are Libya , Syria , Iran , Sudan , Yemen , and Somalia .

Author: 0 NK calls Trump's 'America-first' policy Nazism of 21st century

But tensions between Washington and Pyongyang have escalated dramatically in the past few weeks, peaking with the death of American Otto Warmbier. Trump declared at his inauguration in January that "From this moment on, it's going to be America first ".

U.S. US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy
Author: 0 US mayors OK plan to use only renewable energy

When Trump announced the US withdrawal from the agreement, he pledged to "begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris accord or a really entirely new transaction on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers".

Author: 0 Trump Administration trying to 'weaken' and 'dilute' bipartisan Russian sanctions

For one, new sanctions would be imposed on those linked to "malicious cyber activity" or Russian intelligence or defense services and even for allocating weapons to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. presidential election, and to let Congress review any move by President Donald Trump to lift existing penalties. Should Trump reject the new sanctions, the measures backers say that there will be enough congressional support to override the veto, AP reported .

Author: 0 White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

On Tuesday, Mueller met with the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee who are also conducting an investigation along with the Senate on the possible collusion of Trump campaign aides with Russian officials, separate from the FBI .

Author: 0 Senate health care bill gives $250000 gift to the mega-rich

If the Affordable Care Act remained in place, 28 million people would have no health insurance, the CBO report found. "It has been a challenge to him to learn how to interact with Congress and how to push his agenda forward", Republican Sen.

U.S. Generation game as Federer faces Zverev for Halle title
Author: 0 Generation game as Federer faces Zverev for Halle title

Of course I could have played better but he didn't really let me play my best tennis. The 35-year-old Spaniard - who had spurned a match point in his previous final appearance against Grigor Dimitrov in 2014 - held on to triumph 4-6 7-6 (7/2) 7-6 (10/8).

U.S. Trump travel ban revival gets mixed reaction in NH
Author: 0 Trump travel ban revival gets mixed reaction in NH

The Supreme Court ruled to reinstate part of the travel ban for individuals without a "bona fide relationship" with the US, and this partial ban will go into effect on Wednesday, 72 hours after the issuance of the Court's ruling. "We will work with our civil rights partners to offer a legal and legislative response as the Muslim ban moves forward on the ground and in the Supreme Court ".

U.S. Trump to speak on Comey tapes this week
Author: 0 Trump to speak on Comey tapes this week

Spicer now has multiple positions within the White House communications team and its unclear if the role of press secretary is the one he will keep once the staff re-expands. "Your whole job is speaking for the administration!" There had been rampant speculation that spokesman Sean Spicer could be kicked upstairs, that chief of staff Reince Priebus's head was on the chopping block and that even trusted son-in-law Jared Kushner was on the hot seat .

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Blocks on Travel and Refugee Bans
Author: 0 Supreme Court Upholds Blocks on Travel and Refugee Bans

The Supreme Court's decision said that in adding this distinction - relationships and ties - the government should be able to administer the Executive Order more easily. "President Trump's Muslim ban violates the fundamental constitutional principle that government can not favor or disfavor any one religion", Omar Jadwat, director of the group's immigrants' rights project, said.

U.S. GOP Sen. Rob Portman Of Ohio Under Pressure On Health Bill
Author: 0 GOP Sen. Rob Portman Of Ohio Under Pressure On Health Bill

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman faces intense pressure back home to oppose the Senate's GOP health care bill. Unlike those conservative senators, some of whom would need to support the legislation for it to have any chance of passing in the Senate, Kasich said he has "deep concerns" about the bill because he believes it will take important government services away from people.

U.S. Illinois House Democrats propose 4-year property tax freeze
Author: 0 Illinois House Democrats propose 4-year property tax freeze

IL lawmakers are looking at a Democrat-pushed budget plan that would raise income taxes and make steep spending cuts as a way to end the budget impasse. The impasse between the Democratic-controlled legislature and the Republican governor has paralyzed the state so severely that Gov. Rauner even compared IL to a "banana republic" earlier this month because it can not manage its finances.

U.S. 'Manzanita' wildfire scorches 1200 acres south of Beaumont
Author: 0 'Manzanita' wildfire scorches 1200 acres south of Beaumont

A fire has scorched more than 500 acres south of Beaumont on June 26, 2017. It then jumped to at least 5,000 acres at 11:45 p.m., according to the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department. Fire officials shut down Highway 79 for hours before reopening the southbound lanes and one of the northbound lanes late Monday night. CAL FIRE/Riverside County firefighters are on the scene.

U.S. Firefighters battling 300-acre brush fire in Highland; homes threatened
Author: 0 Firefighters battling 300-acre brush fire in Highland; homes threatened

The fire had burned 300 acres as of shortly after 5 p.m. An evacuation center is open at the Highland YMCA, 7793 Central Avenue, the Highland Police Department said in a tweet . At present it is about 10 acres. Residents of the high desert, including Victorville, Hesperia and Apple Valley will also see some smoke, officials said.

U.S. Vetted refugees can come to US through July 6
Author: 0 Vetted refugees can come to US through July 6

So when exactly does the clock begin to run? Seth Stodder, a former assistant secretary for border, immigration and trade policy at homeland security , said the department was better prepared than in January. It exempts those with "a bona fide relationship " with a person or entity in the United States. But rights group said they did not expect chaos this time around.

U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban
Author: 0 Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

Constitution. He says he's not surprised the court found a compromise. If the case is heard in October, "spring 2018 is when the actual decision will come out". McDaniel says, "If you're from those countries and you're going to go to school here, If you're from those countries and you're going to work here, for an American company, If you're from those countries and you've got family members here, you can still come".

U.S. Cooper pitches budget fixes GOP unlikely to back
Author: 0 Cooper pitches budget fixes GOP unlikely to back

Cooper returned the measure with his veto stamp Tuesday morning to the Senate, where the measure originated. "And while public education falls by the wayside, it's the wealthy and the corporations that get more and more, through a tax plan that is so irresponsible that it blows a $600 million hole in our budget down the line", said Cooper, reiterating a statement he made last week that he believes "a person earning $1 million or more a year will get a tax break that is 85 times larger than ...

U.S. Research Shows Many Rural Iowa Roads and Bridges Not in Good Condition
Author: 0 Research Shows Many Rural Iowa Roads and Bridges Not in Good Condition

Experts found the nation's rural transportation system is in need of major improvements to address deficient roads and bridges and high crash rates. "During the growing season, large farm equipment and trucks with significant load are navigating rural roads and bridges to grow and harvest a perishable commodity".

Author: 0 CHART: CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

The numbers were slightly better than what the CBO estimated for the House bill, which was passed last month. While looking for tweaks that can satisfy the conservatives , Senate GOP leaders are also arguing that any Republican who fails to vote for the leadership bill will be responsible for leaving Obamacare standing.

U.S. EPA and Army Corps seek to rescind clean water rule
Author: 0 EPA and Army Corps seek to rescind clean water rule

The rule also safeguards those waters for swimming, fishing and other activities. The agencies are working to rescind the Waters of the United States rule, and reinstate the language of the rule before it was changed in 2015 by the Obama administration.

U.S. Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi
Author: 0 Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi

A Mississippi Freedom Trail sign in Money , where 14-year-old Till was kidnapped and killed in 1955, had some of its words and photos scraped off by Monday morning. Milam, were acquitted of the crime by an all-White jury. "Thousands of people attended, and gruesome photographs of his disfigured body were published in newspapers and magazines around the country", The Washington Post's Derek Hawkins wrote in 2016.

U.S. Son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support
Author: 0 Son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support

But the injury was much more serious. When Jason was taken to a doctor's office, his nose began to bleed profusely and the medical staff could not get it to stop. Sydney posted Sunday evening that the doctors chose to do an endovascular embolization to determine where the bleeding is coming from. On Sunday, Lockhart underwent endovascular embolization surgery to discover where the bleeding originated.

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