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Trump's EPA boss won't confirm climate talk before Paris pullout

In response to Trump's pullout from the Paris climate accord , the European Union is considering economic measures. "Are they stupid?" Kerry, a Democrat, asked...


Andrea Constand details Cosby assault during trial: 'I was frozen'

The defense resumed its cross-examination of Andrea Constand one day after she broke her long public silence about Cosby by testifying that he gave her three bl...


Child's body found in garage; police believe killing happened in Belleville

Centreville police Sgt. DeMarius Thomas Sr. told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that police believe the child was killed in nearby Belleville, Illinois, and dumpe...


U.S. defense chief: 'Americans will do the right thing' in Pacific

He told the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore that the construction and militarisation of artificial islands in the South China Sea undermined regional s...


Alabama girl makes National Spelling Bee finals

It is an adjective. VanWynsberghe spelled the word correctly on Wednesday morning during the second round of the preliminary competition. And like the polished ...


Iran Parliament Attack - Gunmen Continuously Fire

The news agency reported that a second attacker is now surrounded by security officers. Fars said a female suicide attacker blew herself up outside the shrine...


Senate quickly, easily backs its budget proposal

That didn't stop Rep. Brenda Landwehr, R-Wichita, from offering amendments to provide more money for judicial branch salaries and to devote about $30 million to...


Kevin Durant's menacing defence leads the way for Warriors

But you get a lot more from getting a ring. But from what I saw of the first two games in Oakland, the Cavaliers pretty much waved red flags and allowed the...


Wednesday weather: Partly sunny, but rain expected tonight

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny skies develop for Tuesday with a pleasant high temperature of 77 degrees. Calm wind becoming south around 5 miles per hour in the morning...


President's White House allies take aim at Comey

Trump asked him to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . He'll also probably discuss the president's claim that Comey as...


Cancel Donald Trump's state visit, says Sadiq Khan

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats , made a similar call on Monday, saying Trump was insulting Britain's values "at a time of introspection and mourni...


Big US firms stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

Apple, Amazon, Google, Lyft and Spotify are among hundreds of US businesses teaming up with state and local regulators to pledge their support for the Paris cl...


Trump asked top intel official to interfere with Comey's probe into Flynn

But that raises one of the questions Comey will have to answer in his testimony on Thursday. President Donald Trump couldn't get through a round of thank yo...


'Disconcerting and embarrassing': SLO mayor slams Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

His announcement left the U.S.as the only major country that won't be part of the 195-country global accord - and just one of three worldwide. 'I mean the f...


Former US official says Russian claims worse than Watergate

Clapper comments came as fired FBI Director James Comey gets set to testify on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is probing whether Pr...


Trump accuses London Mayor of 'pathetic excuse' over attack statement

Yet at its core, Trump's recent tweets speaks to the intent that he is indeed preventing Muslims from entering the United States. The war of words was the lat...


White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions had suggested in the past several weeks he might resign amid a widening rift with President Donald Trump, according to a perso...


Republicans hope for legislative win in health care, tax bills

An attempt Thursday evening by Rep. Jordan, R-Watauga, to raise pay increase higher to $1,250 for each year was defeated when Moore ruled it out of order. On Mo...


Why the game is on: Paris climate deal

The latest deadly London attacks, like one in the Philippines last week, prompted visceral reactions from Trump instead of statements shaped by the findings o...


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

Comey better wish there are no "tapes" of their conversations, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said this: "I've decided I'm not going to comment on th...


Bayern Munich "ready to cash in" on Jose Mourinho's favourite

Second-choice goalkeeper Sven Ulreich is also likely to leave this summer as Ancelotti looks to build for yet another assault on major honours. Bayern are rep...


AG Jeff Sessions offered to quit during exchange with Trump

Trump has also grown frustrated with the way his travel ban has been stalled in federal courts, the people added. Two sources close to the White House told t...


Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russian Federation investigation

Two days before former FBI Director James Comey's hearing in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee , President Donald Trump had dinner with two of i...


Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

He called the courts, which have blocked both versions of the travel ban , "slow and political". The lawyer for the challengers in the Ninth Circuit point...


Woman in granddaughter slaying was ruled sane

Darrington-Clark eventually returned to the family's Riverside home and on Monday, she went to visit her daughter and granddaughters, her sister said. Clark beg...


Trump wishes sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director luck ahead of testimony

Coats, who had been confirmed just one week earlier, reportedly discussed the conversation with other officials and decided such an intervention would be inappr...


California, China sign agreement on climate, cleantech

Obama said he is hugely invested in dealing with climate change because he has daughters and he will at some point have some granddaughters. After a face-to...


Sessions offered to quit amid rising tensions with Trump

But in March, Sessions chose to recuse himself from any investigations into possible Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, after it was disclosed that he h...


Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky

Sandusky went on to assault several other minors, and in 2012, he was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse. Former Penn State President Graham Spanier ...


Corps Commanders take exception to Afghanistan's 'unwarranted threats' against Pakistan

Afghan relatives push the wheelchair of a wounded man outside an Italian aid organization's hospital following a series of explosions that targeted a funeral ...


USA national security personnel charged with leaking secret Russian document

After searching her work computer, according to the affidavit , NSA and FBI investigators discovered that victor had emailed the document to The Intercept...


Spicer Won't Say Whether Trump Has Confidence in Sessions

Supreme Court to resolve. Or, at least, they hoped he would. Trump tweeted: "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the wa...


Bill Cosby goes on trial, his legacy and freedom at stake

Outside the courthouse, as evening crept in, Lili Bernard, a co-star of Cosby's on " The Cosby Show " who accuses the actor of assaulting her, spoke to reporter...


Minnesota Fugitive, Bounty Hunters Killed in Shootout at Texas Dealership

Fugitive Recovery and Extradition, whose owners Alfaro says would be under investigation for manslaughter if Texas had the same laws as other states like Okla...


Trump blasts Qatar for 'funding terror' and takes credit for Gulf emergency

The announcement by the Saudi-led coalition to severe diplomatic ties with Qatar marks the culmination of a year-long dispute between some Gulf Arab states and ...