Wednesday June 28-th, 2017

Take dad fishing this Father's Day Take dad fishing this Father's Day

Which is really just a fancy way of saying it's a holiday created to show our fathers we care. The NRF found that consumers intend on getting their Father's Day gifts at department stores or online. It isn't ideal, of course, but it's got that clas...

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies links to Russian Federation in Senate testimony

The findings come after Comey's testimony about his personal interactions with the president. Susan Collins (R-Me.) if he would fire Mueller. The irony, of course, is that if the president has done nothing wrong, as he has insisted all along, Muell...

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Such a move would be complicated and potentially politically explosive. In a separate Senate hearing, deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein - who following Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation probe is the official with authority to f...

Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections

The Prime Minister called what she thought would be a Brexit-focused election, but the issue was quickly overshadowed by security as two deadly terror attacks, in Manchester and London , struck during the campaign period. She warned Corbyn would b...

Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

Senators are expected to ask whether the president urged him to ease off his investigation of Flynn. "The obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and little of what he does as president" irked Kellyanne Conway during an interview ...

'100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations '100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations

Trump stopped short of saying that Comey lied under oath at the hearing, which occurred a month after Trump fired him on May 9. President Trump tasked Mr Kasowitz late last month with responding to matters arising from various probes of Russian ...

Comey's caution to meet Trump's tweets in Russian Federation hearing

In his seven-page testimony, Comey wrote that he found Trump's intervention "very concerning", reported The Guardian . The former director of the FBI says President Donald Trump is a liar who improperly directed him to stop investigating a key...

#TBT - Watch When Mark Zuckerberg Found Out He Was Accepted Into Harvard

Despite the fact that he almost got expelled and actually ended up dropping out, Mark Zuckerberg was the featured speaker at Harvard's commencement today. Without that support, he would not have had any backup if he failed. Mark Zuckerberg gr...

'I wish him luck', says Donald Trump ahead of Comey testimony

In May, just days before Comey was sacked, he testified before a Senate Intelligence Committee and defended how he handled the FBI's investigation during the campaign into Hillary Clinton's email practices while she was secretary of State.

This is about those little girls: Portland stabbing victim This is about those little girls: Portland stabbing victim

Christian said he was transient and "does not know the last time he had a permanent address". Your words and actions are meaningful, here in America and throughout the world. Fletcher, Best and Namkai-Meche were hailed as heroes at vigils for defen...

California Senate mandates for 100% renewable energy California Senate mandates for 100% renewable energy

SB 562 now moves to the Assembly for consideration. The Healthy California Act proposes to pay this with a modest tax of 2.3 percent on gross business revenue receipts in excess of $2 million. Berryhill also said he doesn't trust the government "...

Billionaire Bloomberg pledges $15 million to United Nations for climate change

Mr Obama bemoaned the "absence of American leadership" that had seen the United States join "a small handful of nations that reject the future". "Continued US participation in the agreement benefits US businesses and the US economy", it read....

USA quits Paris climate pact

Cuomo, Brown and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) said they were forming a coalition of states determined to stick to the Paris targets. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, applauded the decision in a statement , saying:...

EU's Juncker Warns Trump Against US Quitting Paris Climate Deal

Big developing countries like India and Brazil, which are also big greenhouse-gas emitters , may follow America out of the agreement, further weakening its ability to have an impact on global emissions. "So there you have it, the die is cast", he...

Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 for first NASCAR Cup victory Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 for first NASCAR Cup victory

Truex made up most of a deficit of about 10 seconds, but it used up his Toyota to an extent he couldn't get to Dillon to take back the lead. Xfinity Ryan Blaney demonstrated his improving patience and made sure that Kevin Harvick's misery at ...

United States, Trump given more time to decide on Paris climate agreement United States, Trump given more time to decide on Paris climate agreement

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta tweeted Trump as saying. "The whole discussion on the topic of climate was very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory" Merkel said , as the two-day G7 summit of some of the world's wealthiest nations i...

Millburn Township Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony and Parade Millburn Township Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony and Parade

Memorial Day observances will begin with the AUMC men's breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Monday at the Atlanta firehouse. There will be a presentation about Logan Cemetery. The Veterans Museum of the Mid-Ohio Valley will be open as usual on Memorial Day fr...

Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

The position of the FBI director was vacated Tuesday after Trump fired Comey, which has sent shockwaves through Washington as critics say the move was an attempt to undermine an ongoing FBI investigation into alleged ties between the Trump camp...

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

The Trump administration released its proposal to balance the country's budget over the next decade on Tuesday, and says it will require large cuts to domestic programs to do it. Panel Democrats charged that Trump's cuts would rip apart the social ...

Trump's budget plan, heartless in spots, will be hard sell Trump's budget plan, heartless in spots, will be hard sell

Congress is unlikely to approve such deep cuts in the program, since it affects constituents so broadly. A substantial part of Trump's base comes from rural America; he had a 61 to 34 percent advantage over Hillary Clinton in those areas.

Showers Possible This Weekend Showers Possible This Weekend

This will serve as another focal point for a secondary surge of rain and possibly a few storms on Monday . Temperatures will reach into the low 90s, but will feel far worse because of the humidity. There will be a 70 percent chance of rain . Low ...

GOP declares war with health care vote GOP declares war with health care vote

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) is not a cure-all for the ailing American health care system, but it does begin to undo the ill effects of Obamacare, U.S. Is someone you love in a nursing home? Packer, who talked as protesters rallied outside o...

Watch students at a historically black college boo Betsy DeVos Watch students at a historically black college boo Betsy DeVos

Those in attendance today weren't trying to hear it, nor were they trying to hear anything DeVos had to say. The commencement program said DeVos was slated to speak an hour or more, but she wrapped after about 20 minutes, according to CNN .

Councils refuse to rule out further school bans on fidget spinners Councils refuse to rule out further school bans on fidget spinners

Fidget Spinners are flying off. Take one prong, give it a spin and watch as the triangle shape becomes a blur, sort of like a ceiling fan. Toy fads are important because they represent something novel, different. And Fidget Spinners are just a toy....

Happ homers in debut; Cubs fall to Cardinals Happ homers in debut; Cubs fall to Cardinals

Willson Contreras belted two solo homers Friday night in the Chicago Cubs' one-run win. Anthony Rizzo then hit a ball back to Martinez, who threw to second to get Happ, but shortstop Javier Baez couldn't make a return throw to first as Happ slid...

After Long Wait USDA Secretary begins Work After Long Wait USDA Secretary begins Work

Heitkamp pushed Perdue at his hearing about the need for USDA to provide timely wetland determinations for North Dakota farmers, and to guarantee that conservation compliance requirements don't hurt producers-as Heitkamp has long pushed for.

Bernie Sanders to call for 'political revolution' in Miami today Bernie Sanders to call for 'political revolution' in Miami today

The goal is to rebuild the party after the major rift that developed between supporters of Sanders and Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president. It takes more than being a younger Democrat for a candidate to gain Sanders' support. Pere...

Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms

In 1997, city police were placed under a consent decree for problems ranging from excessive force and false arrests to illegal searches and lax officer discipline. Thursday's hearing will be the first opportunity for residents to publicly voice the...

Trump says tax reform 'will be better' if Obamacare repeal passed first Trump says tax reform 'will be better' if Obamacare repeal passed first

Trump is referring to the Congressional Budget Office report on the AHCA. "I think other members of different points of view are beginning to figure that out". As per the White House sources, a portion of the repatriated profit would be taken to sp...

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