Trump urges former rival Clinton to again seek presidency
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U.S. diplomacy with North Korea to continue
Florida detective captures 9-foot anaconda
Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators
01 June 2017, 12:43 | Bernice Figueroa
Trump Says the Trade Deficit With Germany Is ‘Very Bad’ – but Is It Really?
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All eyes are back on Washington D.C.as President Trump has returned from his nine-day trip overseas and as business picks back up following the Memorial Day holiday, Mr. Trump must return to the realities of being president.
"It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies", Trump tweeted.
Trump has been spending a great deal of time on the issue, he said, including discussing it Tuesday morning with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, and will make an announcement "shortly". He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. The intent was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn, with Russian military leaders, a person familiar with the discussions told the AP.
President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists.
But former CIA Director John McLaughlin said if an intel officer attempted what Kushner is accused of it would be considered espionage.
US President Donald Trump prepares to get off his auto as he arrives for a G7 session with outreach countries in Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017.
The Monday Fox News report, which Trump retweeted on Tuesday, laid blame on the Russians rather than Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, for discussing the possibility of a communications back channel between the Trump administration and Moscow.
"Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names", Trump wrote, "it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers. #FakeNews is the enemy!", Trump tweets.
Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew whose wife Ivanka is one of Trump's five children, is a real estate and media tycoon who was appointed senior White House adviser, with a wide-ranging remit which includes the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed USA sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call.
The Washington Post and NBC each reported late Thursday that Kushner's interactions with Russian figures were of interest to the FBI, but that this did not mean he was a target of the investigation. "You have to ask, well, who are they hiding the conversation from?" he said on ABC.
Nevertheless, some critics have called for Kushner's security clearance to be revoked, while others say he should temporarily step aside while his ties to Moscow are being reviewed.
Phoenix police: Comicon suspect threatened police, performer
Prop weapons, which were previously allowed to be brought on site pending security screening, will now be banned effective Friday. According to USA Today , the 30-year-old man was carrying "three handguns and one shotgun", along with an assortment of knives.
Michel Temer rescinds controversial troop deployment
No one was caught by the fire, as the building had been evacuated earlier in the day, but 49 got injured in the confrontations. Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said the army will leave the streets considering that the order has returned to the city now.
Highlights of the NDP-Green deal in British Columbia
NDP government is an important aspect of collaboration in this new political era, but cross-partisan work is not limited to it. With no party holding a clear balance of power, the question becomes who the Green Party will throw its support behind.
No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again
Deron Williams, who had been quiet for most of the series, also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland. In the lottery era, four guards have been selected No. 1 overall : Allen Iverson, John Wall, Kyrie Irving and Derrick Rose.
Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals
Maybe even death and taxes aren't certain anymore; science, medicine, global warming, politics throwing everything up in the air. There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do.
Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made
Opponents of the legislation thanked Scott for killing the bill, but they said they anxious about a possible follow-up. Under the legislation, small amounts of marijuana would have been legal to possess and grow for anyone over age 21.