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Twelve Top US Universities Reaffirm Commitment to Climate Change Pact

The agreement was signed by members of the United Nations on April 22, 2016. Trump has said that climate change is a hoax created by the Chinese and that he...


North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

Several projectiles, believed to be short-range surface-to-ship missiles, were launched near the eastern port city of Wonsan, according to the South Korean ...


NJ woman distracted by cellphone, seriously injured after falling into sidewalk opening

She was rescued by emergency crews and taken to an area hospital, listed in serious condition, WPIX reported. The incident happened Thursday afternoon in fron...


General Election 2017: May under pressure as hung parliament confirmed

With the UK General Election ending in a hung parliament , there could be days or weeks of political horse-trading before the final form of the next government...


US Senate hearing sheds light on Trump-Comey interactions

The high profile hearing is scheduled to find out the circumstances under which Comey was sacked and if Trump had interfered with FBI investigations. Trump cl...


Arizona State's Ewen sets new college record in the hammer

If there is anyone who can pull off the tough daily double, its probably Ostrander, her coach said. By the next lap she had slipped one spot to seventh and cr...


Hung parliament could jeopardise Brexit timetable

Carrying the flag of Europe and wearing politicians masks, the protest centred around the Houses of Parliament. European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barn...


Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

Trump has defended his usage of social media and claims that the mainstream media is trying to shut them down. Staffers have already been let go or encouraged...


London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's State Visit To The UK

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, made a similar call on Monday, saying Trump was insulting Britain's values "at a time of introspection and mourni...


Astros put Keuchel back on DL with neck discomfort

Herrera's line: 0.1 IP, three hits, four earned, one walk. Carlos Beltran with the two run bomb as the Astros hang seven runs on Junis in three and two thi...


President Blames Attorney General Jeff Sessions for Blocked Travel Ban

Sanders' response mirrored that provided by White House press secretary Sean Spicer a day earlier in the White House briefing room, when he said he had not "h...


Justice Department defends AG after Comey's congressional testimony

Asked about ABC's report , Justice Department spokesperson Sarah Isgur Flores declined to comment. Sessions was unhappy in March when Trump chose New Jersey...


NSA Contractor Pleads "Not Guilty in Court"

The revelation came to light when victor appeared in court Thursday to plead not guilty to one charge of removing classified material from a government facility...


Criminal Charges Filed Against Landlord, Tenant of Ghost Ship Warehouse

DA Nancy O'Malley told reporters Almena and Harris "knowingly created a fire trap". "They are now facing the consequences of their actions". The warehouse-w...


Frank Lloyd Wright turns 150-years-old today

Across the state, and especially here in Madison, where Wright grew, up celebrations ensued paying homage to the late architect, At the Madison Children's Museu...


Charlottesville Officers Participate in an Annual Special Olympics Torch Run

Will has been in charge of the Torch Run for three years but has been involved with it for over 20 years. "That really was a special run, because that was the...


American announces basketball league opponents for 2017-18

Texas holds the mark with 124 straight regular-season wins in the Southwest Conference from 1981-1990 while Old Dominion won 96 in a row from 1995-2001. UConn i...


Trump's personal lawyer punches back at Comey

That account painted a devastating picture of an untrustworthy president, who at best unknowingly shred the norms of office by pressing him on the probe into Ru...


Fired FBI director Comey speaks before Senate Intelligence Committee

If prosecutors want the building blocks for a claim that President Donald Trump interfered with a federal investigation, legal experts say fired FBI Directo...


Majority of Republican voters say Trump tweets too much

Press secretary Sean Spicer has always been the subject of firing rumors and, most recently, it was reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered hi...


Trump Seeks Legislative Wins to Cast Off Shadow of Russia Probes

President Donald Trump is meeting congressional leaders on Tuesday to push for efforts to overhaul the USA healthcare and tax systems, as investigations into Ru...


US House passes bill to revise Dodd-Frank financial services reforms

The House of Representatives pushed through a bill Thursday that would gut numerous key banking reforms implemented after the financial crisis. WASHINGTON (...


Boxed in: Trump felt no choice but to keep Sessions

Over the last couple of days, the White House communications team has been remarkably reluctant to endorse Attorney General Jeff Sessions' standing with the pre...


Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorist Gets Prison Time for Death Threats Against Parent

Lucy Richards pleaded guilty to threatening a man whose 6-year-old son was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting. Her sentence also call for her to be confin...


Rosen Makes Statement On Comey's Testimony

If every hearing on Capitol Hill was as impressive, Congress would see its approval ratings soar (mathematically, they can hardly fall further). He suggeste...


Bungled effort to steal ATM using excavator caught on CCTV

The suspect was ultimately unsuccessful in getting any money, but did cause around US$10,000 (NZ$13,800) in damage to the machine. "It's definitely very uniqu...


On Trump Twitter, conservatives stand by their man during Comey hearing

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly and U.S. Representative Jim Banks both issued statements Thursday following former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the...


With Controversies Heating Up, Trump's Tweets Remain Inane Ramblings

Looking toward the 2018 midterms, 48 percent of voters said Trump's Twitter usage will hurt the changes of Congressional Republicans, while 35 percent said ...


Man executed in Alabama for killing 3 workers during robbery

Archer identified one of the robbers as Cuhuatemoc Peraita, a former employee at the restaurant, but did not know the shooter, they said. They say Melson ordere...


Cuomo: NY state will keep Affordable Care Act protections

And Republican senators hope to vote on that before the July 4th break. "... We promised the American people we would do whatever necessary to fix our broken he...


Comey testimony: Donald Trump Jr. decries 'one big witch hunt'

Comey said that Lynch asked him to refer to the probe as a "matter" not an investigation. Here are five things we learned from his testimony. Many on the r...


United States intelligence chief 'never been asked to act illegally'

Comey painted a vivid picture for senators of awkward encounters with Trump in seven pages of testimony. Comey's planned remarks are included in written testi...


Missouri governor calls special session on abortion

They help with adoption when needed, and protect women from domestic abuse. In June past year, the Supreme Court struck down provisions of a Texas abortion la...


Ukip suffers 13% slump in votes in early results

She argued that increasing the Conservative majority in Parliament would strengthen Britain's hand in European Union exit talks. "There's no constitutiona...


Sacked FBI director James Comey admits leaking Trump memo to spur investigation

People came before the crack of dawn to get into the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing room, with one person in line telling TIME that she got there at ...