• India rejects Trump charge that it linked Paris climate accord for aid
India rejects Trump charge that it linked Paris climate accord for aid

And in April 2016 he sat with his granddaughter on his knee at the United Nations to join every other country in the world save Syria and Nicaragua in signing on. "But we can't sit there and have Angela Merkel telling us to worry about Africa", Ms Haley said. Haley's comments are the closest acknowledgement by an administrative authority si...

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  • Trump tweets could create ethics headaches for DOJ lawyers: Frankel
Trump tweets could create ethics headaches for DOJ lawyers: Frankel

The lawyers in question are Trump's: The opposition is happy to call the order a travel ban. We don't need the help but will take it! According to CNN, Trump's tweets about the ban have already been used against the lawyers arguing on his behalf.

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  • Pittsburgh, graduate transfer at odds over move to UNC
Pittsburgh, graduate transfer at odds over move to UNC

He averaged 11.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists for the Panthers last season and shot 41.5 percent from three-point range. Johnson's best game last season also happened to come inside the Dean Smith Center, where he scored 24 points on January 31 as Pitt narrowly lost to UNC by a score of 80-78.

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  • Is President Trump's criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan warranted?
Is President Trump's criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan warranted?

The Conservative prime minister has said Khan is doing a good job, echoing public sentiment across London. And you would think, by how this tweet influenced the cycle, that it was the real crime and the seven dead in United Kingdom were merely a subheadline.

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  • Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts -- and brace
Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts -- and brace

One of the country's top intelligence leaders, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats , said that President Trump asked him to intervene with James Comey and his investigation into his disgraced adviser, according to a report . He will also be questioned about the agency's underlying investigation into whether Trump's campaign had anyth...

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  • Source says Comey will stop short of saying Trump obstructed justice
Source says Comey will stop short of saying Trump obstructed justice

New reports indicate that Comey will stop short of accusing the president of obstructing justice. The source told ABC News that Trump's request made Comey feel uncomfortable. Trump was asked directly at a press conference last month if he had "in any way, shape or form" asked Comey to "back down the investigation into Michael Flynn ", and he ...

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  • Bill Cosby's chief accuser describes feeling 'humiliated and confused' after sexual assault
Bill Cosby's chief accuser describes feeling 'humiliated and confused' after sexual assault

Cosby I (had) trouble seeing him", she said. "I trusted him. I wasn't scared of him in any way", said Constand. But Constand testified 30 minutes later she was slurring with blurred vision. She said that, at the time, she felt Cosby was taking the time to introduce her to people because she was "a Canadian person in a new city". Therese Serigne...

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  • Predators even series with Penguins as Rinne shines again
Predators even series with Penguins as Rinne shines again

The Predators outshot the Penguins 26-24 in the game, and they have had the edge in that category in all four games. "He's been unbelievable for us the way he's come in, and he's just been so good, timely goals and composed", Nashville captain Mike Fisher said.

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  • While in Montreal, Obama has dinner with Trudeau
While in Montreal, Obama has dinner with Trudeau

It also came after a G7 Summit in Europe that prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to say Europe can no longer depend on American leadership. But the former president said that while such instincts of retrenchment are understandable and tempting, they must be avoided.

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  • Bill Cosby's Wife, Camille, and Family 'Fully Support' Him Amid Trial
Bill Cosby's Wife, Camille, and Family 'Fully Support' Him Amid Trial

Cosby has denied any wrongdoing. Constand's side is also expected to bring up a 2005 deposition in which Cosby admitted to giving women quaaludes as a sedative. The son, Jacob Stoltzfus, testified that his 8-year-old sister told him in 2013 that Kaplan did something to her that "made her butt sore", and that he did it to the other girls as well.

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  • Brown Meets With China's President Xi Jin Ping
Brown Meets With China's President Xi Jin Ping

Critics say the move will impede efforts to slow global warming and weaken US leadership on the worldwide stage. The staffing shortage means USA foreign policy continues to be an afterthought for the Trump administration, neglect that has noticeably hindered policy-making.

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  • Goldman Sachs vet Murphy wins Democratic governor's primary
Goldman Sachs vet Murphy wins Democratic governor's primary

Former " SNL " star Joe Piscopo flirted with his own campaign, before backing Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (gwah-DAHN'-yoh). Murphy, a former Obama administration ambassador to Germany who poured more than $20 million into the contest, tied Guadagno to Christie during his victory speech in Newark and reiterated a promise to oppose Trump.

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  • DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students
DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students

I don't support discrimination in any form. "You have not backed away from your unpopular and unsupported agenda". "You've not made any attempt to compromise or work with us in good faith". "Senator Manchin and my state is $500 million in the hole", she said. "You have not backed away from your unpopular and unsupported agenda", Murray said.

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  • Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself goes on trial
Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself goes on trial

Roy's mom, Lynn Roy, took the stand on Tuesday as the first witness in the trial. "Did she", Levenson said, "or did the victim himself?" Such questions are critical in a state such as MA, where assisting someone to commit suicide is not considered a crime.

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  • Senate Dismisses House 'Sunset' Fix, Says Special Session Needed
Senate Dismisses House 'Sunset' Fix, Says Special Session Needed

The disagreement hinges on an arcane process called "sunset", in which lawmakers periodically review state agencies and decide to either phase them out or keep them open. Patrick blamed the House for shuttering the Texas Medical Board , the agency that licenses doctors in Texas. Back in the House, Gonzales passed out printed copies of the House ...

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  • Trump Talks Health Care, Taxes With GOP Leaders
Trump Talks Health Care, Taxes With GOP Leaders

McConnell is working with hardly any margin for error. Senate and House leaders met with Trump later on Tuesday at the White House, but the meeting provided no breakthrough moment. The House bill would slash more than $800 billion in federal Medicaid spending over the next decade, rolling back the expansion and capping future federal aid to state...

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  • Trump Wishes Comey Luck, Allies Aim at Lawman's Credibility
Trump Wishes Comey Luck, Allies Aim at Lawman's Credibility

In highly anticipated testimony, Comey will also reportedly stop short of saying Trump asked him to interfere in the FBI's investigation of Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser, according to ABC News . Trump made clear to Sessions that while he did not like Sessions' decision to recuse himself, these people said, he stil...

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  • Williams and Bartlett to Represent Tech at NCAA Championships
Williams and Bartlett to Represent Tech at NCAA Championships

The triple jump competition is Friday. Bothma has competed twice in the 10,000 meter, winning both times this season. The Indianapolis native enters with an NCAA wind-legal time of 13.62 run in the MVC final last month to earn his second career conference title.

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  • Trump's response to London 'inappropriate -- for a toddler,' Dem
Trump's response to London 'inappropriate -- for a toddler,' Dem

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan closes his eyes as he joins London Ambulance workers in observing a minute's silence at the London Ambulance Service headquarters at Waterloo, central London , in honour of the London Bridge terror attack .

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  • Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest
Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

While the document doesn't say the hacking changed any votes, it "raises the possibility that Russian hacking may have breached at least some elements of the voting system, with disconcertingly uncertain results". "She's a veteran, six years' service of the Air Force", he said. She has served in the U.S. Air Force and held a top-secret security cle...

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