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WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

In a response to the media reports , Jamie Gorelick told the New York Times his client submitted the questionnaire prematurely on January 18 - and that the next day Kushner's office told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he would provide supplemental information. Read More »

Trump aide says 'small group' gets Trump tweet

Dubke previously was a Republican strategist who founded Crossroads Media and had long ties to party establishment figures, including strategist Karl Rove. "He's always proven that", said Mr Spicer, "that he is the best messenger not just for what he wants to articulate but that the American people resoundingly chose him as their president - because he understands the frustrations and concerns and values of the American people and he is probably the best person to communicate that". Read More »

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

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The official said the president and his staff were finalising the details of a pullout. It was negotiated by 195 countries at a conference in 2015. It caps and reduces the use of HFCs in a gradual process starting with action by developed countries in 2019, including the United States, the world's second-worst polluter, and then by over 100 developing countries starting in 2024, including China, the world's top carbon emitter. Read More »

UK PM May says prepared to leave EU without a Brexit deal

Britain votes in a parliamentary election on Th. The Prime Minister has tried to get the Tories' election campaign back on track by focusing on her core areas of leadership and Brexit negotiations while attacking Mr Corbyn's readiness for government . Read More »

Champions Trophy: Kohli hints at Karthik's inclusion in Playing XI against Pak

Watch: MS Dhoni makes a mess of a simple catch and Virat Kohli could not stop laughing! In reply, Bangladesh were never in the chase as Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav tore apart their batting and reduced them to 35/6. Karthik had a reprieve when he was dropped by Mosaddek Hossain (0-29) in the 17th over while Dhawan went on to complete a 63-ball fifty, adding to his 40-run knock in the previous warm-up game. Read More »

UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens

Mrs. May's latest appeal to voters comes after a succession of opinion polls have signaled a steady erosion in the center-right Conservatives' lead over the main opposition Labour Party , led by veteran left winger Jeremy Corbyn . Mr Corbyn defended journalists after Barnett said she was subjected to abuse online, some of which appeared to be anti-Semitic, with several Twitter users calling her a "Zionist". Read More »

Cavs arrive in California to face Warriors in Game 1

Appearing in his seventh straight Finals , James isn't chasing redemption. Cleveland Cavaliers' Deron Williams smiles during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif . James won his first title in 2012 with Miami in a five-game series over Durant and the Thunder. My heart thinks LeBron can overcome all, that having the best player means something. Read More »

BBC Election Debate 2017 start time and line up confirmed

With just hours to go to the broadcast, Mr Corbyn cancelled planned visits in the south-west and announced he would attend the debate in Cambridge. "I believe that our manifesto is strong, but although debates will take place on a national level people realise that when they vote they want candidates with a strong track record to send to Parliament to represent them". Read More »

May blasts opponent on Brexit as poll lead narrows

Mr Corbyn's decision to rule out walking out of Brexit talks without a deal "means being willing to accept any deal, however bad, signing up to any bill, however vast, accepting any terms, however unreasonable", she said. There has also been little effect in the polls from her position as an authoritarian, security-minded prime minister in the wake of Manchester . May stands by her decision not to take part by saying she's spending her time meeting voters, rather than "swapping sound ... Read More »

Ariana Grande breaks silence on Manchester attack: "We won't let hate win"

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Before the meeting with Ms May, Mr Trump has said the USA will investigate intelligence leaks that revealed sensitive information about the Manchester bombing. It said the database was built around a longstanding US-British system. The bomber's name, Salman Abedi , was also leaked to the U.S. media despite United Kingdom police not wanting it to be released. Read More »

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel

Many are left wondering if that place is in America or Russian Federation. So really that decision has kind of already been made by the Trump administration. Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News . The banker, Sergey Gorkov, is the head of VEB Bank, a state-owned Russian entity that is the subject of USA government sanctions. Read More »

White House Communications Director Mike Dubke is out

Flynn handed in his resignation in February after it was revealed he misled top White House officials about his contacts with Russian officials. The majority of media Twitter accounts he follows are from FOX News . US intelligence officials have concluded that Moscow tried to meddle in the 2016 presidential election by hacking Democratic emails. Before departing Italy for the U.S., White House officials refused to address the reports about Kushner. Read More »

UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

Addressing an audience of scientists, investors, and students at the New York University Stern School of Business , Guterres painted a disturbing portrait of world beset by climate-induced storms, heatwaves, and rising sea levels that threaten island nations and coastal cities. Read More »

World is baffled by Donald Trump's late night 'covfefe' tweet

Twitter world immediately weighed in, some with biting sarcasm, and soon enough #covfefe became the top trending hashtag on Twitter. Merriam-Webster also weighed in with a tweet. Keyboard detectives (via The Guardian ) say the appropriate keystrokes for "fefe" are near identical to the word "erage", while a more plausible guess would be the word "coverage" since he's always mentioning the press. Read More »

White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

News of Trump's expected decision drew swift reaction from the United Nations. The deal was built on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and brought nearly every country in the world into a commitment to meet set goals on global warming . Read More »

Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

Dubke, who had been in the job just three months, gave no reason for leaving. The talks between Kushner and the Russians , if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with Moscow , which USA intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in the property tycoon's favor. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn is getting sassy AF with Theresa May on Twitter

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But does it really change the fundamentals of this election? Prime Minister Theresa May's re-election campaign has been so focused on herself that her party's name is not featured on the bus she tours the country in. With seven people vying for attention, there were moments when it was impossible to make out what was being said. The participants returned to their core messages in their final statements, with Mr Corbyn promising that Labour would vote "for the many , not the few" and ... Read More »

Scotland 'must have a choice' on independence, says Sturgeon

A " sweetheart deal " between Labour and the SNP after the June election could result in a " government in chaos", Theresa May warned, as Scotland's First Minister said she would use such an agreement to get as much of her nationalist manifesto implemented as possible. Read More »

GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election

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That was outrageous". A run-off election is scheduled for next month in Georgia between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel after Mr Ossoff fell just short of winning outright. A few lawmakers did comment. It's too easy just to say that the president didn't mean it or that Gianforte is insane. It's not appropriate behavior. Read More »

Trump interviews two more Federal Bureau of Investigation director candidates

Michael Dubke, the White House communications director, announced Tuesday that he was resigning, as President Donald Trump considers a broader shake-up of his staff in the face of multiple investigations. Trump has condemned the use of anonymous sources when they've been linked to reporting that's painted his administration in a negative light, but when a story with unnamed sources fed a narrative he liked, he endorsed it. Read More »

Trump's communications director set to leave WHite House - Trump adviser

There was little movement on Trump's legislative agenda. Trump has privately and publicly expressed fury over a litany of bad headlines, lashing out at reporters, alleged "fake news" headlines and staff. "They simply lost, and they must acknowledge it", said Putin. The latest revelations to emerge last week involved Trump's son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner . Read More »

Map shows the most misspelled word in each state

ESPN and its family of channels will provide coverage of the national contest where Kevin Negandhi, Paul Loeffler and Michele Steele would host the Bee. She spelled the word "perceptible". Six foreign nations are also represented - the Bahamas, Canada, Ghana, Jamaica, Japan and South Korea. She also earn points on a preliminary test Tuesday consisting of 24 written spelling and multiple-choice vocabulary items divided into four sections. Read More »

NDP meets to hear, ratify power-sharing deal with BC Greens

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Liberal election in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Under the informal conventions of Canadian parliamentary democracy, Clark remains premier until she has lost the confidence of the legislature. Utilities Commission, a body created to regulate BC Hydro and electricity rates. That's not what happened, with the Greens eventually siding with the NDP. Read More »

Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House

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President Trump once again accused Germany of having an unfair advantage over the United States in trade, lashing out at the European ally for exporting more to the USA than it imports. "Given that Germany has been freeriding on American military spending, it is a little cheeky to blame the U.S. for being an unreliable ally", Rachman continued. Read More »

President Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

The deal gave countries-and government officials-the freedom to set their own voluntary targets and to revise them as they saw fit. The issue of climate change has divided key officials in the administration. Addressing climate change presents an enormous economic opportunity as countries change the way they power their economies with global investment in clean energy totaling almost $300 billion in 2016. Read More »

Mike Dubke: White House communications director quits

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday refused to confirm or comment on reports that President Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner , discussed setting up a secret communication channel with the Kremlin. SPICER: I think what I just said speaks for itself. USA intelligence reportedly intercepted Russian officials communications describing Kushner's request rather than observing the interaction directly. Read More »

UK's May Plays Brexit Card as Polls Tighten

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Jeremy Corbyn was tweeted about more than double the number of times Theresa May was during the Channel 4/Sky News election programme on Monday night, according to data from Twitter. Mr Corbyn defended journalists after Barnett said she was subjected to abuse online, some of which appeared to be anti-Semitic, with several Twitter users calling her a "Zionist". Read More »

Trump's communications director set to leave White House: Trump adviser

When asked whether the White House is considering changing how it communicates the president's message by having different faces at the podium for example, Spicer said , "I don't think that there's anything that we haven't said before about how the president has an unbelievably qualified cabinet, and we've utilized them a ton in the past". Read More »

Nest's new home camera can 'zoom to enhance' thanks to 4K

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You won't actually have to say the word, but the newest security camera from Nest might make you feel like a TV detective, endlessly zooming in on suspects. It can, for example, easily identify people and send you an alert to your device, so you know who's walking around in your home. Improved speakers and microphones are created to let the camera work better as a remote-control speakerphone that lets you communicate with people within its range. Read More »

GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

Tomorrow afternoon outside State Senator Marty Golden's Office in Bay Ridge, there will be a rally, and organizers are expecting a large crowd of people to attend to advocate for Bill S4840 , also known as the NY health act, to be released for a vote in the Senate. Read More »

Australia gears up for State of Origin series

An Origin match really stops the nation here - the viewing figures even outstrip reality TV shows in Australia. The Queensland pack looks strong with Dylan Napa (pictured above) earning his spot after some excellent displays with the Roosters while Matt Gillett and Josh Papalii offer grind and grunt respectively in the back row. Read More »