• Bloomberg to Give $15M for US' Share of Paris Agreement
Bloomberg to Give $15M for US' Share of Paris Agreement

So all is not lost, at least when it comes to taking action to address climate change . It signals that America's hard-fought progress on climate issues won't be so easily dismantled just because climate deniers and fossil fuel industry allies hold the top seats in the USA government, observers said .

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  • Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation
Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

Hertzberg's bill to eliminate county bail schedules and replace it with a safety risk assessment of pretrial detainees sailed out of the Senate on Wednesday, 26-11, even picking up some Republican support. Senate Republicans have rejected the House bill but have struggled to come to agreement on a version of their own. One key issue is how, and h...

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  • Paris Agreement: Merkel leads criticism of United States' withdrawal
Paris Agreement: Merkel leads criticism of United States' withdrawal

Led by former NY mayor Mike Bloomberg, almost 1,000 business and government leaders declared Monday their intent to honor the Paris climate accord , days after US President Donald Trump announced a US exit from the 190-plus nation pact. The new open letter features many of those mayors and governors, as well as more than 170 college and univer...

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  • Mom admits lying to others after baby's death
Mom admits lying to others after baby's death

The audio recording, offered by McCarthy's defense, captured an oddly sweet moment in a saga that is sickeningly dark. McCarthy has pleaded not guilty to murder. Then, she says, when she woke up he injected her with heroin, which she nearly welcomed because she was so upset. After she didn't call police immediately after her daughter's death, B...

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  • 2 arrested in Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36
2 arrested in Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36

With a death toll of 36, the Ghost Ship Warehouse fire is the deadliest fire in Oakland history, and seventh deadliest in U.S history. The two men were arrested and each was being held on bail of almost $1.1 million. The Trump administration is seeking public comment on a plan to use seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep un...

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  • ABC, other major networks to carry James Comey Senate testimony live
ABC, other major networks to carry James Comey Senate testimony live

Much like the problems for executive privilege created by Trump's possibly waiving his office's exclusive right, however, the president's repeated public mentions of the matter may also make issuing a restraining order - let alone requesting one - legally hard, if not impossible.The firing of Comey was followed by a flood of leaks from the exec...

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  • Trump seeks to privatize US air traffic control system
Trump seeks to privatize US air traffic control system

The Trump administration also said that the new system would be safer, arguing that separating air traffic control and the FAA would allow for better oversight. He would also transfer responsibility for a $36 billion air traffic modernization program at the FAA to a new private entity. The proposed technology changes include moving from the cur...

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  • White House: President Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey
White House: President Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey

But legal experts say Trump likely undermined those arguments because he's publicly discussed the conversations in tweets and interviews. The decision was reported by the New York Times , which attributed information about the decision to unnamed senior officials with the Trump administration.

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  • Ariana Grande joined by other stars in Manchester
Ariana Grande joined by other stars in Manchester

Grande was joined by a slew of stars for the sold-out concert, including Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Usher and the Black Eyed Peas . After the terror attack , Grande promised to return to the stage in the city in order to raise money for the victims and their families. Following Manchester's...

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  • Trump Won't Seek to Block Comey's Testimony, White House Says
Trump Won't Seek to Block Comey's Testimony, White House Says

Comey's appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its Russia-related investigation will be his first public testimony since his firing on May 9. Gen. Michael Flynn . The House and Senate Intelligence Committee have both subpoenaed Flynn. It has been reported that Comey plans to talk about conversations in which Trump pre...

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  • GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns
GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

But only a handful of dissident Republicans are needed to gum up the negotiations. Without an alternative proposal to offset the significant costs of a new tax bill lowering rates, the GOP plan could be pared down. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who ultimately decides these things, has said he has no intention of abandoning the pract...

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  • Mark Dayton adds Minnesota to pro-Paris Accord alliance of states
Mark Dayton adds Minnesota to pro-Paris Accord alliance of states

The alliance was started by the governors of California, New York and Washington. The announcement came after President Donald Trump last week said he is withdrawing the United States from the climate agreement, which has the support of every other country except Syria and Nicaragua.

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  • White House aide says Russian Federation probe 'detracts' from agenda
White House aide says Russian Federation probe 'detracts' from agenda

Senators on the Senate Intelligence committee indicated on Monday morning that they didn't believe Trump would invoke executive privilege, noting that they had not been told that he would. Flynn was sacked after less than a month because of revelations that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his communications with Russia's ambassador to the...

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  • US hackers could have framed Russia: Putin
US hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

United States intelligence agencies have accused Putin of ordering a hacking and influence campaign to tilt last year's election in favor of Republican Donald Trump , after the billionaire pledged to boost ties with Moscow. NBC News has reported that Flynn is considered a formal "subject" of the Russian Federation probe, which includes a deep loo...

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  • Off-duty officer in Detroit shot, suspect killed
Off-duty officer in Detroit shot, suspect killed

The incident happed around 11 p.m. outside Motor City Liquor after the officer left the store. Investigators say you can see him reaching down, taking the guns from the dead suspect and the off-duty officer. "This elapsed over five to six minutes", Craig said. Craig said he told the officer who was shot Sunday that he'll try and help him become...

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  • Police detain large crowd near Portland rally
Police detain large crowd near Portland rally

As Portland station KGW reports , "Police detained a large group of protesters and others who were marching after being removed from Chapman Square where a separate protest designated for an anti-fascist group was eventually closed". That protest formed just east of the free-speech rally as hundreds of people lined a narrow strip of pavement. Je...

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  • U.S. states, cities step in to fill Trump Paris exit
U.S. states, cities step in to fill Trump Paris exit

California Governor Jerry Brown is heading to China with a clear message to the global community: U.S. President Donald Trump does not speak for several U.S. The earliest possible date for America's official withdrawal from the Paris agreement is November 4, 2020 - the day after the next USA presidential election - although Trump's current term...

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  • Vladimir Putin Says the U.S
Vladimir Putin Says the U.S

In the NBC interview , Putin was asked about reports of Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner's attempt to set up a secret communications channel with Russian Federation. He used to be in the intelligence services.' That's it. The interview was broadcast on the premiere of a new NBC show, "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly ".

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  • Trump may allow Comey testimony
Trump may allow Comey testimony

Have presidents invoked executive privilege in the past? As Comey's open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee looms closer, the Trump administration has sent mixed signals over whether it's looking into the possibility of invoking executive privilege to prevent Comey from disclosing the content of his conversations with Trump .

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  • Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself
Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself

Authorities confer near the scene of a shooting where they said there were multiple fatalities in an industrial area near Orlando, Fla., Monday, June 5, 2017 . The sheriff says the shooter, who has not yet been identified, had been involved in a previous workplace violence incident and had been accused of battering another employee inside the bu...

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  • Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Position Decreased by Chesley Taft & Associates LLC
Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Position Decreased by Chesley Taft & Associates LLC

Wells Fargo & Co New now has $258.02 billion valuation. About shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since June 5, 2016 and is downtrending. Estabrook Mgmt accumulated 0% or 222,961 shares. On average, equities research analysts predict that Wells Fargo & Co will post $4.16 earnings per share for the current year.

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  • Showers and thunderstorms to dominate early weekday weather
Showers and thunderstorms to dominate early weekday weather

Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy. Tuesday night , expect mostly clear skies with a low of 58, and n east wind of 3 to7 miles per hour, according to the weather service. Otherwise, partly cloudy skies with daytime highs in the 60s and 70s. East wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Northeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming calm after midnight.

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  • Trump misstated our climate change data, MIT researchers say
Trump misstated our climate change data, MIT researchers say

Elon Musk , chief executive of electric auto maker Tesla Inc. and aerospace firm SpaceX, said Thursday he was resigning from White House advisory councils after Trump's announcement. "It's unfair, it's unreasonable and it would put our companies, especially the global companies headquartered in Pittsburgh, in a further disadvantage with our w...

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  • Canelo vs. Gennady Golovkin Set for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
Canelo vs. Gennady Golovkin Set for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

Earlier in the month we reported that the MGM Grand was in the running to show the fight. The middleweight bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is heading for Las Vegas. Gennady Golovkin (C) congratulates Canelo Alvarez (blue hat) following his victory over Julio Cesar Chavez , Jr. on May 6th, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in La...

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  • People Killed In Orlando Workplace Shooting
People Killed In Orlando Workplace Shooting

The shooting began after Neumann slipped through a rear door into the cavernous Fiamma Inc. factory, an area larger than two football fields where awnings are stitched together for recreational vehicles. Nearly a year ago, an attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando left 49 people dead, in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. The s...

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  • Competing Rallies in Portland Following Fatal Stabbings
Competing Rallies in Portland Following Fatal Stabbings

Here's what that term actually means . UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: What do we stand for? This approach is consistent with The Associated Press' guidance on writing about the "alt-right." Police in Portland, the largest city in the US northwest state of OR, tried hard Sunday to separate crowds of protesters supporting Donald Trump and those against...

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  • Florida shooting: 'Four killed by gunman' at workplace in Orlando
Florida shooting: 'Four killed by gunman' at workplace in Orlando

Another pressor with more information and the name of the subject will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday. "Our hearts go out to the victims". Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings says 45-year-old John Robert Neumann Jr. In a statement, Florida Governor Rick Scott condemned a "senseless act of violence". The shooting comes a week before the...

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  • Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute
Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute

That is not merely a detail; the plans so common in the health-care industry commonly were established by the affiliated organizations rather than the churches themselves. Peters is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. Stuart Lark, a partner at Sherman & Howard who represents religious organizations and who submitted amicus briefs in the ...

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  • White House: Trump's tweets only matter when we want them to
White House: Trump's tweets only matter when we want them to

On Sunday, Twitter user Russel Neiss launched a new Twitter bot called Real Press Sec., which takes Trump's tweets and presents them in the familiar form of an official White House press statement. In the most recent early-morning tweet storm, Trump attacked his own Justice Department over his Muslim travel ban. By giving Trump's tweets a more ...

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  • Trump pushes for privatizing US air traffic control
Trump pushes for privatizing US air traffic control

Under Trump's proposal, the air traffic control system would be separated from the FAA into a new entity, which the White House says is crucial for eliminating flight delays, saving fuel, and increasing safety measures. President Donald Trump speaks at a Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative announcement in the East Room at the White House, ...

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  • Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system
Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system

There also are concerns that airlines would dominate the private-company board and limit access to airports by business jets. Recent controller furloughs and government shutdowns have worsened the problem. Trump has said he has tax legislation moving through Congress but his effort has been stalled and no bill has been written. Trump administrati...

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  • Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case
Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case

Of the three men, Spanier received the lightest sentence - four to 12 months, with at least two months in jail and two more under house arrest. They also noted that Spanier showed a "stunning lack of remorse of his victims" and said he chose "to protect his personal reputation and that of the university instead of the welfare of children".

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  • China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own
China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own

And you know why? "The European leaders, why do they want us to stay in?" Baker, who is a Republican, said he looks forward to working with the other governors to protect the environment while at the same time growing the economy. would drop out of the deal. "The withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, when set against the backdrop of the earlie...

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  • Security barriers erected on London bridges after deadly attacks
Security barriers erected on London bridges after deadly attacks

Tisdall said her phone went wild after news of the murderous rampage went global. Among them is an off-duty policeman who was stabbed in the face after rugby-tackling one of the three attackers. A transport police officer was among the injured after he attempted to confront the attackers armed only with a baton. Grande, who headlined a benefit co...

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  • Canadian killed in London terror attack: Trudeau
Canadian killed in London terror attack: Trudeau

The war of words was the latest episode in a long simmering feud between Trump and Khan, a Muslim who was elected as London's mayor in May 2016. Police have not released the names of the three attackers who killed seven people before being shot to death.

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