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Trump hung United States out to dry on Paris climate agreement

Ige signed two bills - SB 559 and HB 1578 , which bring climate change to the forefront. The coast is eroding, and the weather is more extreme. Companies...


Students Can Now Apply for NY State's Free College Tuition Program

When combined with other student aid programs, the scholarship, once fully implemented, will enable 52 percent of resident full-time students to attend a SUNY o...


Intelligence Heads Won't Say If Trump Asked Them To Intervene

As the briefing was wrapping up, Trump asked everyone to leave the room except for Coats and CIA Director Mike Pompeo . White House spokeswoman Sarah...


Vegas officer arrested on manslaughter charge in choke death

Brown also used the name Tashii Farmer. FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Public Safety shows Tashii Brown, known to...


NC House to weigh in on move to end concealed-carry permit

But Wednesday's vote in the House was a sign of discomfort with the bill that crosses party lines. The latest measure features certain restrictions and applies ...


Armed forces plan to celebrate LGBT Pride Month

According to the municipality, this will be the first large-scale pride parade in the world dedicated to celebrating the bisexual community . Throughout this...


Lab supervisor: Castile gun was loaded, no round in chamber

Courtroom watchers cried too. But when her Facebook Live video was played during the officer's trial Tuesday, she couldn't bear to watch. As Castile lay dyi...


Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday asserted that President Donald Trump's tweets are considered "official" White House statements. Both Con...


Kabul Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises Above 150

Officials had put previous estimates of the death toll from the attack at around 90. Ghani pointed out to delegates attending the meeting that 75,000 Afghans ...


Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, election

CNN further reported that Putin discussed lost economic opportunities between the United States and Russian Federation at the forum, with trade in goods be...


Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

Sessions wanted to show that he was willing to keep the Department of Justice above politics, said the source, who added that Sessions felt motivated to restore...


Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Bush administration - to serve as the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Trump said he knows Wray will "again serve his country as a fierce guardia...


25-year old American Reality Winner accused of latest NSA leak

The NSA put two and two together and confronted victor, who confessed to leaking the classified document intentionally. Her pages show several shares and retwee...


Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

One of the attackers later blew himself up inside, where a session was in progress. The Guard statement said that Saudi Arabia "constantly supports takfiri terr...


Trump to Nominate Christopher A. Wray to Lead FBI

None of those people, though, ultimately panned out, and Trump soon turned his focus to former senator and Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman...


Trump nominates Wray to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

In announcing his choice early Wednesday, Trump touted the former federal prosecutor as "a man of impeccable credentials". "Mr. Wray is a safe, mainstream p...


Stoops retires after 18 years as Oklahoma's football coach

Stoops is confident in Riley as his successor and believes it's the right time. He was 101-9 in games at Owen Field. I will be forever grateful. It's an abrupt ...


Kansas Legislators Override Veto of Tax Bill

The bill due to become law will delete a state income tax exemption awarded to lawyers, farmers, doctors and owners of 330,000 businesses. "It's a huge vote",...


NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

More than 18,300 people sent in applications to become astronauts from December 2015 to February 2016. Pence, in an address at NASA's Johnson Space Center , ...


'Considered official statements' - Sean Spicer defends Donald Trump's unorthodox use of Twitter

Donald Trump's Twitter account is just as famous - or infamous - as he is. "They hate that I can get the honest and unfiltered message out". When asked if ...


US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

And Comey said the president asked him what they could do to "lift the cloud". Two of the four national security executives scheduled to testify before the Se...


Haley: US to Exit UN Rights Council unless Anti-Israel Bias Corrected

Washington boycotted the body for three years under President George W. Bush but rejoined when Barack Obama took office in 2009. She uses the examples of Ve...


Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst

As he was leaving Multnomah County Circuit Court, Jeremy Christian said he was "not guilty of anything" but defending himself "against the violent aggression by...


Comey Will Not Say Trump Impeded FBI Probe

Anticipation is building for testimony from fired FBI Director James Comey , not least in the White House, where the president and his aides worry the telege...


Trump new FBI director nominee: Christopher Wray

Wray , a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director of the FBI", Trump wrote. Wray, now in private practice at law firm King & Spalding, worked fro...


Twitter users, blocked by President Trump, cry censorship

Twelve percent said they do not have an opinion and 4 percent said Trump is not tweeting enough. A chain of postings about his travel ban may hamper his adminis...


Coast Guard searching for man missing in North Carolina

Boats from the Coast Guard stations at Ocracoke and Hatteras and a helicopter from the Coast Guard station at Elizabeth City are taking part in the search. The ...


Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

Prosecutors allege Carter , who was 17 at the time, texted and spoke to Roy on the phone, pressuring him to kill himself even after he seemed to hesitate. Mr...


DEA warns police of accidental overdose risks in drug fight

Most of it is tied to heroin or prescription pain killers often laced with fentanyl . That means that for the first time drug overdoses are the leading cau...


White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud

Donald Trump's tweets aren't official presidential statements or statements of policy - and the media obsesses over them anyway! Spicer, who fields a lot of ...


12 killed as IS targets Iran Parliament, Khomeini mausoleum (Fifth Lead)

The attackers were holding a number of hostages inside the highly-fortified parliament building, Press TV reported , as Iranian officials scrambled to establ...


'A Good Thing': WH, GOPers Defend Kushner On Russia Backchannel Reports

Speaking on Sunday's news shows, Kelly said he didn't know whether the reports by The Associated Press and other news outlets involving Kushner, who is Presid...


Iran's Parliament Attacked, ISIS Terrorists Strike Rival Radical Islamic Regime

At least 12 people were killed and 39 wounded in the twin attacks, according to Iranian emergency medical services. There are conflicting reports of other peo...


Islamic State group claims responsibility for London attack

Twelve people have been arrested in connection with the atrocity after an armed raid in Barking, east London . The three attackers Saturday were wearing wh...


Arizona Sen. McCain Questions Intelligence Officials

American intelligence agencies believe Russian Federation hacked USA political parties and lead a misinformation campaign to influence the result. This appear...