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California signs low-carbon pact with China in defiance of Trump

The United States' partners in the G7 club of wealthy democracies vowed Sunday to pursue efforts to curb climate change despite a rift caused by the United States' withdrawal from the Paris accord. Pruitt was scheduled to fly back to the United States on Sunday because he has a meeting with Trump but declined to comment on the talks or how the meeting was proceeding. Read More »

Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite t

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ABC said Rosenstein told Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand she would have authority over the probe if he were to step aside. Trump, who hired his own lawyer last month to represent him regarding probes by the special counsel and congressional committees, continued his harsh criticism of the investigations in series of tweets on Friday. Read More »

Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

A frantic end to the first half gave way to a boring second as both sides were found wanting with their final ball, with Ronaldo - isolated after Nani's withdrawal - unable to influence the game. That being said, we know how unsafe Chicharito and Mexico can be. Portugal's William Carvalho, left, and Mexico's Raul Jimenez fight for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017 . Read More »

Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

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U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian Federation interfered in the presidential race to try to help Mr Trump win, in part by hacking and releasing emails damaging to his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton . Days after Comey was abruptly ousted, Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Read More »

Keshia Knight Pulliam still milking Cosby trial for publicity

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Also on Wednesday, the jury requested to hear extended excerpts of Constand's testimony about the night when she says he drugged and molested her. Cosby said he gave Constand three half-tablets of Benadryl , an over-the-counter cold and allergy medicine, to help her relax. Read More »

LSU names Scalise honorary CWS coach, will send game ball

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For a moment there, one may have thought LSU coach Paul Mainieri was suffering a senior moment when he replaced a rolling Jared Poche in the ninth inning Saturday night. "It's unbelievable", Poche' said. They're going to go out there let it rip on Monday night. "Everyone's equal. We don't think too much of it". "I was like, 'Dad, I want to go to Omaha if Florida State wins Super Regionals", Holton said. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he is under federal investigation and appeared to single out a senior Justice Department official for criticism, firing off tweets underscoring his growing frustration with the persistent focus on Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and possibly his campaign. Read More »

Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself

Sekulow said that Trump, in his tweet , was reacting to a story in the Washington Post , which was the first to report Mueller was examining whether Trump had tried to obstruct the probe by firing FBI Director James Comey in May. Mr Comey told Congress last week he believed he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. An obstruction of justice finding could form the basis for Mr Trump's impeachment but such a step would face a steep hurdle because it ... Read More »

NYT, CNN sue FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

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U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from California, said she is becoming "increasingly concerned" that Trump will terminate both Mueller and Rosenstein. The Russia issue has cast a shadow over Trump's five months in office. Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, testified in a Senate hearing last week that he believes his dismissal was an attempt to exert influence on the investigation into alleged Russian interference and possible collusion. Read More »

Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

The result leaves hosts Russian Federation top of Group A, following their 2-0 victory over New Zealand yesterday. In the first half, a Portugal goal was ruled out for offside but it was only when the replays were shown that we saw that there was no infringement for the goal itself, but rather when the initial free kick was taken 15 minutes prior. Read More »

New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash

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Later, England came out with objective and produced a fine bowling and fielding display to bundle out New Zealand for 223 in 44.3 overs. "Guys like him (Wood) are so valuable to the team, And you can't leave any of our bowlers out". But certainly his confidence is high against their side. The whole team was bowled out for 223 runs in 44.3 overs and Australia emerged victorious with 33 balls to spare. Read More »

President Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is now overseeing the investigation into President Trump's campaign, but there's been speculation he could step down . "However nothing has changed". The memorandum written by former Director James Comey memorializing his meeting and conversation with President Trump regarding the FBI's investigation of potential Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights release statement on Expansion Draft

Who's Part of the Ducks/Golden Knights Deal? The team will receive the list of available players from the NHL at 7 a.m. Sunday and will have 72 hours to compile its roster and submit it to the league. On the defensive side, Carl Gunnarsson has been a productive player, and one with a reasonable salary that could fit the mold for Vegas. And teams aren't prohibited from making trades that would keep certain unprotected players from being selected. Read More »

India will learn from final loss: Kohli

He came into the team as a replacement for the misfiring Ahmed Shehzad and he did not feature in Pakistan's opener against India . Pakistani cricket fans celebrate their team's victory in the Champions Trophy final against India , at a street in Peshawar, Pakistan . Read More »

Gillespie wins Virginia Republican nomination

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He eked out a win over Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart and state Sen. A third Republican candidate, Frank Wagner , got 50,387 votes (13.8 percent). Traditionally, Virginia is a conservative state, although the Washington, D.C. -fueled growth in the suburbs of Northern Virginia has increased Democrats' influence in the state. Read More »

UK: New siding on burned tower broke rules

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The shadow Brexit Secretary, who is also the former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), revealed prosecutors were now part of the investigation. "How many children died?" Hours before the fund was announced, London's Mayor Sadiq Khan wrote an open letter to May over the perceived lack of government response. Read More »

Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Resumes

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He faces a 10-year prison term if convicted. Andrea Constand testified yesterday that Cosby gave her pills and wine before sexually assaulting her , alleging: "I said, 'What are they, are they natural, are they herbal?'" and she said he told her, "These will help you relax". Read More »

Zidane pleads with Ronaldo to stay at Real

A whole heap of the club's supporters, and fans of the lovely game in general, are calling bullshit on this particular report. With United keen and interest likely to come from the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and clubs from the Chinese Super League, they face a tough task to persuade the Portugal worldwide to move to Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Longest active win streaks on line when Beavers, Tigers meet

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I was leaving a lot of stuff up and couldn't really get in the rhythm. That's when Walker says he's at his best. Sophomore fire-baller Drew Rasmussen blew through the Titans in the ninth with a mid-to-high 90's fastball to wrap up the win and send the Beavers, who improved to 55-4 on the season with the win, to Monday night's 6:00 p.m. Read More »

British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

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This latest figure, based on reports from the public, included the 30 already confirmed to have died in the fire in west London early Wednesday. The first victim to be formally identified was Mohammed Alhajali , a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, who came to Britain in 2014 with his brother. West London film producer Nisha Parti, who has been helping victims, said the cash is being given to those checking into hotels in the wake of Wednesday's horrific blaze. Read More »

As penalty for 'election-meddling', US Senate approves new Russian Federation sanctions

This is what helped bring down former national security advisor Michael Flynn who supposedly talked about lifting sanctions with the Russian ambassador and failed to inform the vice president. "What we have heard from experts in the intel community: They've warned us that if Russian Federation gets a pass on this, that it will interfere in future USA elections", Shaheen says. Read More »

Xbox Originals Coming to Backwards Compatibility

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Forza comes out October 3 for Xbox One and Windows 10. In an interview with PC Gamer , Head of Xbox Phil Spencer talked candidly about the prospect of bringing the original Xbox backwards compatibility to PC. When Microsoft unleashed the Xbox One to take on the PS4, there was one glaring problem even their most dedicate fans couldn't ignore...the price. Read More »

GOP, Democrats playing ball as Team Scalise

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Meanwhile, the other victims, including Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, are expected to recover. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains critical but improving after the Virginia baseball field ambush. Read More »

Thomas shoots historic 63, trails Harman by 1 at US Open

Open , but there was nothing ordinary about his game. But is he playing well enough to win a U.S. Open? There were 18 rounds in the 60s on Saturday. He might need one at this rate. But as the sun rose over Erin Hills, and the forecast was for no rain, Mickelson withdrew. "I actually hit a pretty decent drive at the 12th, nearly where I aimed it". Read More »

Trump to restrict business with Cuban military, limit travel

Marriot International, an American multinational diversified hospitality company, who has a hotel set up in Cuba and is on its way to building another, showed major concerns over Trump's decision to restrict travel to the island country. tourism to Cuba remains in effect and his administration will beef up enforcement of travel rules under all authorized categories. While not a full reversal of Obama's historic Cuba rapprochement, Trump's recast USA policy hews closer to the hard line ... Read More »

Hodgkinson carried 'kill list' of House Freedom Caucus members

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Wednesday. "They saved the lives of our members of Congress and prevented that dark day from becoming a tragedy beyond imagination". The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington , Washington Literacy Center, Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, after Wednesday's shooting, Capitol Police Memorial Fund. Read More »

London tower blaze victims to get payments of £5500

The death toll from the London fire stands at 30, and is still climbing. "The country has witnessed a succession of bad tragedies". The British government Sunday scrambled to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives as officials focused on building materials that may have spread the fire quickly. Read More »

U.S. president confirms he is under FBI investigation

Rosenstein , who has the power to sack Mueller, told the Senate that without "good cause" he would not consider it and "it would not matter to me what anybody said ". The Washington Post also reported that Mueller's team was looking into conversations that Trump reportedly had with Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers about the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Missing: The desperate hunt for lost relatives after London tower block fire

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The queen marked her official birthday Saturday by saying Britain remains "resolute in the face of adversity" after the horrendous fire and recent extremist attacks in London and Manchester. Police barred their way and scuffles broke out, a Reuters reporter said. They brought us outside. Mustafa Al Mansur, who organized the protest, told local media the council's response was "flimsy" with "no concrete answers". Read More »

Trump Refuses To Join G7 Statement Endorsing Paris Climate Accord

The meeting of environment ministers from the G7 countries just concluded in Bologna, Italy, with a joint communique on a range of environmental issues, but with separate lengthy chapters on climate change and the role of multilateral development banks that were not endorsed by the United States. Read More »

Critics fear Justice Dept. Deputy Attorney General could be sacked next

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Naturally, he condemns it as a " witch hunt ". Brand was sworn in as associate attorney general on May 22. Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , sent out spokespeople and surrogates with a far-fetched cover story to explain the dismissal, and then told NBC's Lester Holt that the real reason for the firing was Comey's pursuit of the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »