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CEOs blast Trump's move to withdraw U.S. from Paris deal

It's a wrongheaded, short-sighted and deeply worrisome move that likely will weaken the overall deal and other countries' resolve to remain in it, while damag...


More than 40 House Democrats want Jared Kushner's security clearance revoked

He also met with the Russian banker Sergey Gorkov, with the greater possibility of a direct link to President Putin . The article noted that Kushner, who is ...


State budget passes Senate, but work continues on companion bill

Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, a Republican whose backing could be critical to Senate passage, said the most important campaign promises were President Do...


Trudeau calls Trump to say climate decision a 'disappointment'

He said there are multiple such instances of how the deal favours China and India . "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". New...


Hate speech stabbing suspect has repeated outbursts in court

Fletcher's post included a link to a fundraising page for the girls . A stranger intervened, telling Christian he couldn't disrespect the girls in such a way, ...


National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

About 11 million students from the United States, Washington , D.C., American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Department of Defense S...


Trump gives cellphone number to world leaders; is it secure?

Second, the idea of using only Russian communications equipment for the proposed dialogue suggests the Trump administration had something to hide from USA intel...


Read Barack Obama's statement on Trump's exit from the Paris climate agreement

The planet's second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases now joins Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations not part of the agreement. The Paris agreement ...


Trump on historic Paris climate change pact: 'We're getting out'

Nicaragua balked because it found the deal's standards insufficient. That expected meeting, if it comes through, will now take place under a cloud of misgivings...


Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could get his own radio show

The WikiLeaks founder says he is "looking into" filling in for Sean Hannity after the presenter offered him a one-off chance to host his conservative talk...


Final show for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Falling ticket sales and high running costs have taken their toll. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will close for good after its final three sh...


Three dead in Greenville dealership shooting

Hutchinson, listed in court records as a resident of St. Paul, Minnesota, was facing several charges that included assaulting a law enforcement officer and a fi...


Corona, Chino Hills spellers eliminated from 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee

Six-year-old Edith Fuller is the youngest speller in the history of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, a competition that allows students who are as old as 15...


OR responds to USA climate pact rejection

Suggesting renegotiating re-entry was not a major priority, he said , "If we can, great". "The Trump Administration has said its primary economic interest is...


Trump returns to White House after first worldwide trip

Analysts and commentators were left Wednesday wondering what, if anything, Trump might do to resolve the decades-old conflict. Palestinian protesters shout sl...


National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4

Simone Kaplan, an 11-year-old from Florida making her debut this year, broke it down further, using fibula, her own word from Wednesday, as an example. They loo...


Workers Missing, 1 Dead Following Wisconsin Mill Explosion

A total of 16 people were working at the corn mill when the explosion occurred, and authorities believe 2 of them remain missing. The church has become a ga...


Train Stabbing Survivor: Portland Has 'White Savior Complex'

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump free speech rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they were inappropriate and could b...


Documents: Doctor arrested at Trump Hotel spoke of McVeigh

NEW YORK (AP) - Kathy Griffin has lost a decade-long gig ringing in the new year for CNN as a backlash builds over her video displaying a likeness of President ...


Johns County student advances to finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee

She also wants to be a professor of zoology. If two or three spellers remain on stage at the end of 25 rounds, the speller with the highest score on the tiebrea...


You can fish for FREE in Colorado this weekend

Randy Oplinger says even experienced anglers should mark June 10 on their calendars. "Fishing is the second most popular outdoor activity among adults and by ...


Portland uneasy, suspect shouts 'you've got no safe place!'

A third man who also intervened and was wounded was released Tuesday from a hospital. "I'll stab you, too, (expletive)", he said. "They are heroes, yet their ...


Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application

Timothy Loehmann was sacked Tuesday morning, two and a half years after he killed Tamir, on November 22, 2014. Loehmann's partner, Frank Garmback , was also...


James Comey to testify before Senate next week about Russian Federation

Comey will testify in open session beginning at 10 a.m. ET, followed by a closed session around 1 p.m., the committee announced . The former FBI chief is exp...


Jury Selection Begins in Philando Castile Trial

The immediate aftermath of the July 2016 shooting was live-streamed on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , who was a passenger in the auto a...


Credit-rating drops the latest carnage of Illinois budget impasse

Two proposals are floating around the State House and Senate , one sponsored by the Republicans and one sponsored by the Democrats . Senate Democrats had ad...


Texas set to pass embrace new abortion restrictions

Governor Greg Abbott wants those measures approved, too, but has also said lawmakers can accomplish all of their work on time. But that measure and a simila...


Golf legend who lost Masters on 'stupid' math error dead at 94

De Vicenzo was famously known for a scorecard error that happened at the 1968 Masters tournament. Tommy Aaron was playing with De Vicenzo that round and he ma...


Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

Another who stepped in was seriously injured. Police said 35-year-old Jeremy Joseph Christian stabbed and killed two men on a MAX train near the Hollywood...


House gives preliminary approval to $22.9B budget

Statewide, the Democratic plan would invest $8.5 billion additional state & local dollars into K-12 schools over the next four years. The advantage of reconcili...


Pressure's on: National spelling bee comes down to final 15

Those are just a few of the words spelled - correctly, we should clarify - at the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, the 90th instance of the erudite ...


'I call it patriotism', man accused of Portland stabbing yells in court

Police and witnesses said that Jeremy Christian , 35, killed Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche , 23, and Rick Best , 53. Destinee Mangum , one of the teen gir...


U.S. stages successful test of ICBM defence system

It was the first live-fire test against an ICBM-class target for the USA ballistic missile defense system. The Missile Defense Agency said it was the first ...


Solar, Coal Stocks React to Trump's Exit From Paris Climate Agreement

Asked whether China had talked to the Trump administration about the Paris agreement, she said: "China and the United States have close communications about...


Trump to interview John Pistole for FBI director job

Comey, according to sources familiar with his thinking, wants to be transparent and will respond to questions about his relationship with Trump. Former FBI...