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Anthony Weiner: Democratic congressman 'to plead guilty' to sexting a minor

Anthony Weiner: Democratic congressman 'to plead guilty' to sexting a minor

Weiner will appear in federal court, Friday, May 19, 2017, to face criminal charges in an investigation of his online communications with a teenage girl in North Carolina. The plea, which will be filed in the Southern District of NY, comes almost six years after Weiner , once considered a rising star of the Democratic Party , resigned from Congress after tweeting lewd images. Read More

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Bounty hunters and fugitive shoot each other dead in Texas

Paul, Minnesota. It was a little scary because they told me there was a major warrant for his arrest and they wanted him really, really bad, ' the woman said. He or she also must pass a criminal background check almost as rigorous as one needed to get a Texas peace officer's license. Bail enforcement agents are required to follow Minnesota law. Read More

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Turkey Summons US Ambassador Over Erodgan 'Melee' in Washington

The teachers have said their hunger strike aimed to highlight the plight of around 150,000 state employees suspended or sacked after the July putsch, which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames on followers of a USA -based cleric. "I would like to acknowledge, and thank Ambassador Kılıç, for the work he did, stopped the fight, calmed nerves and addressed the aftermath, thank you sir", Shannon said at the 36th Annual Conference on U.S. Read More

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Huma Abedin divorcing Anthony Weiner

A spokesperson for the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY told BuzzFeed News Weiner's case would be heard at 11 a.m. before Judge Loretta Preska . He surrendered to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday morning and was released on bail after agreeing to turn in his passport, limit his travel to NY and continue mental health treatment. Read More

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National Doughnut Day deals you can't miss

National Doughnut Day deals you can't miss

Doughnut Plant customers can get a free carnival sprinkles mini cake doughnut with any purchase. Taylor's Bakery : The first 250 customers get a free doughnut at each Taylor's Bakery location . Sorry, but this deal is only valid at Cumberland Farms remodeled and "new concept" stores, which you can find by searching here. One can print out a coupon for a free standard doughnut at any of their locations. Read More

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Gray helps Rice remain in NCAAs with 13-6 win over TSU

Gray helps Rice remain in NCAAs with 13-6 win over TSU

That lead was cut further with Ryan Chandler's single to left that scored Warren to make it a 5-3 ball game. The error charged to LSU first baseman Nick Coomes allowed a second run to score. LSU will now face the victor of Rice-Southeastern La.in the winners bracket game tomorrow night. - Cade Harris' bases-loaded double provided the go-ahead runs, and Brylie Ware added a two-run single during a seven-run seventh inning that rallied Oklahoma past Xavier 7-2 in the opener in the Louisville ... Read More

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Suspect dead, 3 police officers wounded in Texas shootout

Suspect dead, 3 police officers wounded in Texas shootout

Four Laredo police officers were injured and Rodriguez was killed. Police had located Antonio Geraldo Rodriguez at a convenience store after the fatal shooting of his girlfriend. Trevino confirms one officer is in San Antonio and is listed in critical, but stable condition. The other two are in serious but stable condition at Laredo Medical Center. Read More

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Portland stabbing suspect appears in court

Portland stabbing suspect appears in court

Taliesin died a hero, like many other Americans who have died defending freedom. "You have said that you will be President for all Americans", wrote Asha Deliverance, Namkai-Meche's mother . Micah Fletcher told KGW-TV (https://goo.gl/HJjwpI) that he's focusing on trying to get better. "I want you to imagine that for a second, being a little girl on that MAX", Fletcher said. Read More

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Trump Signs Waiver Delaying Embassy Move to Jerusalem

The current Israeli government is unlikely to agree to such a division of sovereignty, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently saying that the Temple Mount would remain under Israeli sovereignty for eternity. "Jerusalem is absolutely where our embassy belongs". President Trump says never mind about moving a USA embassy to Jerusalem, at least he won't do it now, according to the White House. Read More

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Clayton Kershaw: Kershaw reaches 2000 career strikeouts

Clayton Kershaw: Kershaw reaches 2000 career strikeouts

When he struck out Jimmy Nelson in the third, Kershaw moved past Andy Benes , who finished his career with exactly 2000 strikeouts to climb further up the ladder. The Dodgers picked up left-handed pitcher Jason Wheeler from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for cash considerations. Over his last two starts, he's allowed 1 earned run across 15 innings while fanning 21 without issuing a walk. Read More

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Pittsburgh to Trump: You don't speak for us on climate

A small part of that money would go to the U.N.Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Bonn-based office that coordinates global implementation of the Paris Agreement . The Justice Department will take the first legal steps in the "next several weeks" and the United States will immediately halt contributions to the UN Green Climate Fund , Pruitt said. Read More

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March for Truth protesters take to streets downtown

March for Truth protesters take to streets downtown

Marches for Truth took place across the country, including Washington, D.C., NY and Boston. Conway later acknowledged the mistake and corrected her statement on Twitter. Timothy Snyder, a Yale University professor and author, took the stage urging the crowd to continue pressuring President Donald Trump's administration in the wake of controversial moves like the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, who was leading the Russian Federation probe prior to his termination. Read More

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China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord 'global setback'

China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord 'global setback'

President Donald Trump caused worldwide consternation on Thursday when he announced the United States was ditching the agreement , arguing that it was too lenient on China , India and Europe. hamstrung. " Trump's decision to ditch the Paris deal will leave a fairly big shoe for a single country to fill", Xinhua wrote . While exploring ways to cooperate with the United States, Japan will "work with other parties to the Paris agreement for its steady and full implementation" to ... Read More

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WH Telling Agencies to Ignore Oversight Requests From Dems

WH Telling Agencies to Ignore Oversight Requests From Dems

Citing unnamed "Democrats and Republicans", Politico reported that some requests were still honored, particularly those to national security-related agencies. The only thing Congress has seen from the White House to date is a one-page outline of Trump's tax proposal , which was released in late April. For those unfamiliar with institutional norms, there's no modern precedent for anything like this. Read More

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'Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions'

'Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions'

Details of the meeting follow a NBC report that Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, is now under FBI scrutiny as part of the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Donald Trump claims his first foreign trip has been a success. Trump's son-in-law has recently come under fire for reportedly seeking to communicate with Russian Federation through back-channels during Trump's campaign, and is now a person of interest in ... Read More

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Comey Set to Testify June 8 on Russia

Comey Set to Testify June 8 on Russia

Trump hoped that a "better deal" would be reached instead of the 2015 one. "Climate protection can be pushed forward in an effective and competetion-friendly way only by all states", said DIHK President Eric Schweitzer. Syria and Nicaragua are the only other non-participants in the accord. "Americans are not walking away from the Paris Climate Agreement ", the billionaire philanthropist and former New York City mayor said on Thursday, according to the Washington Examiner. Read More

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Nissan launches 2017 Micra in India with new features

Nissan launches 2017 Micra in India with new features

The MY2017 Nissan Micra gets automatic headlamps with follow-me function, along with rain sensing wipers and sporty orange accents added to the cabin. The new Nissan Micra will compete with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift and Hyundai Grand i10. While the petrol variant is priced between Rs 5.99 lakh and Rs 6.95 lakh, the diesel one comes with a tag between Rs 6.62 lakh and Rs 7.23 lakh. Read More

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European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiated

European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiated

Trump will speak during a 3 p.m. ET event in the White House Rose Garden. The President was sure he needed to begin the withdrawal process, and there was no talking to him about it, per a source close to Trump . Garcetti said he's working with Los Angeles City Council members on a motion instructing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, and other city departments, to adopt the principles of the Paris Climate Agreement as the policy of the city of Los Angeles. Read More

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Trump tweets thanks to US service members

Trump tweets thanks to US service members

Her husband is now in the Army Reserves and she said her family knows how fortunate they are, so placing flowers is the least they can do. Trump also singled out for special mention Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , a retired Marine four-star general whose son, Marine 2nd Lt. Read More

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Illinois General Assembly Passes Ban on Use of LGBTQ Panic Defense

Rauner's appearance on WBEZ's Morning Shift came a day after two major credit ratings agencies threatened to lower the state's credit rating to junk status if there's no deal by the end of the month, when the state's fiscal year ends. They would be part of a balanced budget and a step in the right direction. "Without a budget, this guy is toast". Tony Sanders, CEO of Elgin Area School District U46 - the state's second-largest school district, pointedly stated how starved for funding IL ... Read More

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Trump, Merkel get along well: White House

Trump, Merkel get along well: White House

And, even after he held a frosty meeting with Merkel in Washington in March and heard her explain Germany has no independent, non-EU trade policy, Trump continues to complain about Germany's surplus. "And the answer of the chancellor is that we have to bring into this alliance, not against this alliance, but into this alliance, a stronger German hand". Read More

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Hollywood Stars #WearOrange for Gun Violence Awareness Day

Hollywood Stars #WearOrange for Gun Violence Awareness Day

Kim Kardashian posted an impassioned piece about gun control on her website on Friday to mark National Gun Violence Awareness Day . Hunters wear the color orange during season, so other shooters don't hit them instead of an animal. The exhibit opens Friday from 6 p.m.to 9 p.m. and continues through Sunday, June 25. "You don't want to go to any more funerals anymore weeks anymore vigils anymore candle lights we want to celebrate each other we want to come together as a family no ... Read More

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Trump Today: President mum on blocking Comey testimony as Russian Federation hearing nears

Comey will testify at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election. The White House counsel is often informally involved in the decision. Democrats accused Trump of firing Comey to shut down the Russian Federation investigation, without acknowledging that they had also criticized his handling of Clinton's email scandal, with some even calling for his removal. Read More

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Prosecution timeline of traffic stop in Castile shooting

His death was recorded via Facebook Live by his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , who was in the vehicle with him. The shots were fired shortly after Castile, who is black, told Yanez, who is Latino, that he had a firearm. Attorney Paul Engh argued that increasing the number of strikes to 15 for the defense and nine for the prosecution is "definitely needed" because of the publicity the case has received. Read More

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Merkel: Paris climate pact needed for sake of Mother Earth

NPR journalists fact-checked and added context to his remarks, including comments about the economy and US energy sector. However, there were also warnings from Japanese climate change activists that pro-fossil fuel politicians, bureaucrats, and business leaders should not view Trump's decision as an excuse to scale back Japan's own efforts to meet the goals of the Paris agreement . Read More

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Kathy Griffin: Trump family 'trying to ruin my life forever'

Claiming that Trump is attempting to use Griffin as a "shiny object" - a decoy to detract from the Russian investigation - the comedienne noted that she doesn't think she'll have a career after the fallout from the photo shoot . were especially incensed. But Griffin said she believes Trump is now trying to ruin her career. He said expects the investigation to be closed quickly and Griffin to be cleared. Read More

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Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned U.S. reliability

Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned U.S. reliability

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is not backing away from statements she made Sunday questioning the nature of Germany's relationship with the US and urging Europeans to "take fate into our own hands". The Prime Minister praised Merkel's "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needed. "But the importance we give to these ties can not lead to us renouncing fundamental principles such as our commitments against climate change and for open societies and free ... Read More

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Relay takes a hiatus, survivor dinner still on

Relay takes a hiatus, survivor dinner still on

Bourland was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 1998 and at that time was not aware of the Relay and the support programs available for those with cancer. Cake and ice cream will be served, and this year's Relay for Life honorary chairs, who are survivors selected by the committee each year, will share about their cancer journeys during Tuesday's event. Read More

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China rules out renegotiation of Paris Climate Deal

Trump's decision to withdraw from the accord further dismantles Obama's legacy, as it was considered one of his signature achievements regarding climate change . "Make our planet great again", Macron said. "The world's leader in environmental protection while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters". Read More

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