Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran , Monday, May 22, 2017. Rouhani , a pragmatist and in Iranian terms a moderate, was re-elected for a second term with 57% of the vote in presidential elections last Fr...

Comey Agrees To Testify Before Senate Intel Committee Comey Agrees To Testify Before Senate Intel Committee

Richard Burr, R-NC, the chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Sen. Comey's highly anticipated testimony, which will be slated after the Memorial Day congressional recess, comes after he was sacked by Trump May 9 amid a moun...

US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

He has yet to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM , but Pentagon officials believe he is speeding in that direction. Unauthorized contacts with North Koreans or visits to the North are punishable by jail terms in the South.

Trump Slams 'Very Bad' Germans For Car Sales In America Trump Slams 'Very Bad' Germans For Car Sales In America

According to a Reuters report , the United States has a trade deficit of $65 billion with Germany , its third largest negative trade balance. White House chief economic advisor Gary Cohn clarified the comment, speaking with a reporter at t...

Long Beach to host annual Memorial Day Parade

Larry Bowers, who serves as the Legion's activities chairman, said a total of 22 new flags have been placed on the Veterans and Jonathan R. Kephart Bridges, plus another 32 street flags that hang on lamp posts have been installed. The 133rd Rooks Cre...

You were my guy, Trump told Macron, French official says

Now it's time for round 2. Donald Trump's attendance at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mini-summit Thursday gave the oldest elected USA president an opportunity to meet France's youngest leader, Emmanuel Macron , at the US ambassador's res...

Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

The US President joined other global leaders in offering prayers and thoughts for the victims after 22 were killed and 59 injured in a suicide explosion at a teen pop concert. DANIEL ESTRIN: Clinton tried. Michael Oren, a deputy minister in Netan...

House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

In late July of past year there was so much concern that he convened a group of officials from the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency to focus on it exclusively. The former official said the pair were "sufficiently concerned that it was an extra...

EU raises human rights in talks with Turkey's Erdogan - Tusk EU raises human rights in talks with Turkey's Erdogan - Tusk

The meeting took place at Europa building shortly after US president Donald Trump had departed from the Council premises. BRUSSELS (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was confronted by key allies France and Germany with diplomatic com...

Trump denies he asked Comey for loyalty, threatens to cancel press briefings Trump denies he asked Comey for loyalty, threatens to cancel press briefings

A person who had seen the memo told The Associated Press what Comey had written. The White House has said Comey's firing was unrelated to the Russian Federation probe. Despite the FBI , as well as Senate and House intelligence committees, conducti...

Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul bill

The Congressional Budget Office is expected to release its score of the latest House health measure (rumors are that will happen Wednesday), which will reveal whether the bill saves enough money to be considered under special budget rules created t...

3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

The Government raised the United Kingdom terror threat level to "critical", meaning a further atrocity is expected imminently, saying a "wider group of individuals" could have been involved in the blast. He said the man is named Adel and is in his ...

Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

Government troops patrol the outskirts of Marawi city three days after Muslim militants lay siege in the city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. "Based on our intelligence, Isnilon Hapilon is still in the city", said Jo-Ar Herrera, spo...

Scott vetos bill allowing grocery stores to sell liquor Scott vetos bill allowing grocery stores to sell liquor

The bill stated that individuals selling liquor must be 18 or older. It would have allowed retailers such as Target and Walmart, supporters of the bill, to sell spirits in their stores as they now stand. Publix , which has dedicated liquor outlets ad...

GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate GOP lawmakers say little about Montana candidate

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), which began running ads about the incident, called on Gianforte "to immediately withdraw his candidacy" in the wake of the alleged assault. Gianforte's response was to blame a "liberal reporter"...

US Justice Dept will appeal travel ban US Justice Dept will appeal travel ban

Even if the appeals court had sided with the Trump administration, the president's order would have remained on hold because of a separate opinion from a federal judge in Hawaii. In a dissenting opinion, Judge Paul Niemeyer argued that campaign sta...

Republicans warn Trump: Staying in Paris deal will preserve Obama-era regulations Republicans warn Trump: Staying in Paris deal will preserve Obama-era regulations

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. Neither could any leader renege on a responsibility to address it, but that is now at risk, he said. In a letter to the president, the lawmakers urged Mr. Trump to ...

Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund

Wearing black skull cap, he became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, the most holy site at which Jews can pray. Obama refused to wear a scarf in Saudi Arabia , but they were insulted", Trump tweeted ...

Venezuela Announces Regional Elections for December 10 Venezuela Announces Regional Elections for December 10

Almost two months of anti-government protests have left at least 53 people dead as opposition members demand early presidential elections. The government abruptly decided a year ago to postpone regional elections the opposition was heavily favored ...

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican said . Those talks could include broad spending increases for domestic and military programs that break from Trump's plan for deep cuts in education, housing, research and health care. The White House and the Ho...

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