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U.S. Cindy McCain to Join Trump Administration
Author: 0 Cindy McCain to Join Trump Administration

The Arizona Republican was asked in an interview published Sunday if America's standing on the global stage was better under Obama than President Donald Trump . After months of rejecting multiple job requests, businesswoman Cindy McCain has accepted a State Department position in the Trump administration, sourced told the Daily Beast on Monday.

Author: 0 Perriello rallys voters in Charlottesville before election

Change Research conducted two polls before the Virginia poll, one in the Montana special election and another in the Georgia special election vote on April 18. CBS19 caught up with Perriello on Saturday at the Haven where he spoke with voters. Despite their varying approaches, months on the trail have revealed two candidates as more alike than not.

U.S. Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed
Author: 0 Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed

When asked by a reporter how authorities might go about catching the escapees, Sills, anger welling in his voice, said, "We get these guys by the public looking for this green Honda Civic ". During transfers, guards don't wear bullet proof vests, according to Greg Dozier, Corrections Commissioner. "We lost two of our fellow officers, two of our kin".

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions to Face US Senate Panel in Public

Sessions is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 EST. DOJ says they think he will testify in closed session. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will attend that hearing in his place, and Sessions will go before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Author: 0 Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations

Comey also said Trump asked him in January to pledge loyalty to the president, an unusual request that would put in doubt the independence of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 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.

U.S. Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace
Author: 0 Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace

Republican lawmakers are pressing for billions more in defense spending. "Four years later, I returned to the Department (of Defense), and I have been shocked by what I've seen about our readiness to fight", he added. He also called on Congress to support DoD's request to conduct another round of base closures and realignments, saying this could save up to $2 billion a year.

Author: 0 Trump won't say if tapes exist; would testify under oath about Comey

He said he leaked some of those notes last month, hoping to prompt the naming of a special counsel. When Comey was sacked, the White House alluded to the director's failure to move forward with the investigation of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

U.S. Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations
Author: 0 Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations

However, a almost 100-page outside investigation into the university's handlings puts the CU employees' intent into murkier waters. "We said at the outset of this matter that we didn't handle it as we should have, particularly in how we communicated with Tumpkin's former partner and how we reported the matter internally", President Bruce Benson said in a statement announcing the punishments.

U.S. Bill Cosby case handed to jury
Author: 0 Bill Cosby case handed to jury

They'll resume deliberations Tuesday morning. It was read to them by the judge. The jury also heard quotes during the trial from Cosby's deposition about his use of Quaaludes in the 1970s. In his two-hour final pitch to jurors, McMonagle painted Constand as a liar who badly damaged her credibility with conflicting statements to police when she first came forward in 2005.

U.S. Sessions' testimony to Congress tomorrow to be open to public
Author: 0 Sessions' testimony to Congress tomorrow to be open to public

Kamala Harris, D-Calif., asked Comey a series of questions about Sessions' involvement in the Russian Federation investigation during the two weeks between Trump expressing his "hope" that Comey could let go of the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Sessions' recusal from inquiries related to the election.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy says he's ready to roll after dealing with injury

Day's best work usually plays quite well at the U.S. Open . The spokesman said that different types of fescue react differently to wind and rain - the type at Erin Hills tends to lie straight down - and the inclement weather that is forecast for most of this week has the potential to make this fescue completely unplayable.

U.S. Mattis: 'We're Not Wining in Afghanistan'; McCain: Give Us a Strategy
Author: 0 Mattis: 'We're Not Wining in Afghanistan'; McCain: Give Us a Strategy

Rumors of a USA military build-up in Afghanistan have circulated around Capitol Hill for months, since the commander of United States Forces Afghanistan in February testified that several thousand more troops will be needed to break the "stalemate" in the fight against terrorist groups there.

Author: 0 I'm 100% willing to testify about Comey's claims

During the hearing, Mr Comey re-asserted the USA president asked him to drop the FBI's investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynnover Moscow's alleged meddling in the U.S. Who would do that! Trump has been coy about whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with Comey, who was sacked by the president in May.

U.S. Brooklyn Heights Resident Is Citi Bike's First NYC Fatality
Author: 0 Brooklyn Heights Resident Is Citi Bike's First NYC Fatality

Police say 36-year-old Dan Hanegby was riding on West 26th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues around 8:15 p.m. Monday. "Together with the City of NY, we wish to express our heartfelt condolences to the rider's family and loved ones on this bad tragedy", Citi Bike spokeswoman Dani Simons said in a statement .

Author: 0 Parents of man released from NK say he's in coma

Warmbier had been repeatedly beaten while in North Korean custody. "Out of respect for the privacy of Mr. Warmbier and his family, we have no further comment on Mr. Mr. Warmbier visited North Korea on a group tour past year. Sometime during that week, Warmbier's family was notified of his condition, according to a statement released by the family.

U.S. Russia probe: Deputy AG wouldn't fire Mueller if unlawful
Author: 0 Russia probe: Deputy AG wouldn't fire Mueller if unlawful

The White House distanced itself on Monday afternoon from the speculation sparked by Ruddy, who told PBS's Newshour that Trump was "considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". "That was a ruse by the dishonest Comey", Gohmert said of the former FBI Director who testified last week. Rosenstein appears to be saying that unlike the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, who serves at the pleasure of the president, there is a far higher bar to fire the special counsel - ...

U.S. Boy, 5, dies after being left in Arkansas day care vehicle
Author: 0 Boy, 5, dies after being left in Arkansas day care vehicle

The employee also noted that there was protocol involving paperwork when checking a child into the facility and that it was mandatory to have at least two adults on the van at all times. Police said they haven't had issues with Ascent in the past. Temperatures outside the van rose to almost 90 degrees on Monday, which allowed temperatures inside the van to reach 114 degrees in just 30 minutes and soar as high as 141 degrees before Gardner was found, WMC also said.

Author: 0 Is It Time to go for KeyCorp (KEY), The Coca-Cola Company (KO)?

The firm has "Underperform" rating by Macquarie Research given on Monday, November 28. The institutional investor held 262,431 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $10.88 million, down from 319,462 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

U.S. Newport, Arkansas Police Officer Killed In Shooting, Suspect Arrested
Author: 0 Newport, Arkansas Police Officer Killed In Shooting, Suspect Arrested

But officers and public officials praised Weatherford, a 15-year-old veteran of the Newport Police Department who'd been honored last year as the Jackson County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Authorities said they aren't releasing more suspect information at this point and are working on specific charges, but they said they do anticipate the person to have their first court appearance Wednesday morning.

Author: 0 Democratic Rep. Drafts Article of Impeachment Accusing Trump of Obstruction

During the one-on-one conversation, Comey said under oath , Trump said he "hoped" Comey would "let go" the FBI's Flynn investigation. It cites Trump requesting then FBI director James Comey to curtail the bureau's investigation into Flynn and then later terminating Comey and admitting that his main reason for doing so was related to the Russian Federation investigation.

U.S. Wisconsin ranks low in children's health
Author: 0 Wisconsin ranks low in children's health

Alabama improved in 11 of 16 indicators. The national average was 21 percent. Although the expansion of state-funded programs since the 1990s have increased access to preschool and kindergarten, researchers found many children, especially those in low-income families, continue to be left out and that's exacerbating socio-economic differences in academic achievement.

U.S. Sen. Angus King: Sessions Should Testify Before Senate Intel Panel In Public
Author: 0 Sen. Angus King: Sessions Should Testify Before Senate Intel Panel In Public

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, an intelligence committee member, said senators were still deciding whether Sessions would be asked to testify in a classified briefing after the public hearing. White House spokesman Sean Spicer declined to say that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence. He was a nut-job and the American people have been witness to one of the worst and most disingenuous politically motivated players of all time.

U.S. North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

Sentence: 12 years of hard labor each, with no chance for appeal. North Korea , however is known for forcing prisoner's confessions. The charge, according to North Korean news agency, was "perpetrating a hostile act against" the Democratic People's Republic of Korea - the official name for the reclusive Communist nation.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions testimony - as it happens

He declined to pinpoint the legal standard under which he was refusing to answer the question, except to say that it was Justice Department policy to refuse to answer questions involving the president-which is decidedly false. Rodman is one of few people to have met both North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump . The deputy attorney general assured the Senate Appropriations Committee that Mueller will have "full independence".

Author: 0 Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

Clarence Castile, uncle of Philando Castile , leaves the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn. on Monday, June 12, 2017. The jury was expected to begin considering the case later Monday after just five days of testimony, evidence and arguments.

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