Chaffetz: Justice watchdog also looking at Lynch’s role in FBI’s Clinton email probe

June 26, 2017

Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of House oversight committee, said Saturday that the Justice Departments inspector generals Office, in addition to a Senate panel, is looking into whether former Attorney General Loretta Lynch tried to squash the FBIs Hillary Clinton email investigation. This is really a pivotal moment, said Chaffetz on Fox News Fox & Friends,” amid three probes into whether President Trumps presidential team colluded with Russia during the 2016 White House race …

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10 miscarriages in 10 years: One couple’s heartbreak – BBC News

June 25, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“I want to look at a child and see my husband looking back up at me” Jen Bickel and her husband Andrew are no strangers to heartache, having suffered 10 miscarriages in as many years. The 39-year-old, from Cardiff, has endured several rounds of punishing IVF, two ectopic pregnancies resulting in surgery, and she is still no closer to finding out the cause of the problem. Here, in her own words, she talks about the …

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Reality Check: How many people are affected by May’s offer? – BBC News

June 24, 2017

The number of citizens of the other 27 EU countries living in the UK in 2015 was estimated by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) to be around 3.2 million. Polish citizens topped the list with 916,000 – more than any other nationality. In 2001, there were only 38,000 Polish nationals living in the UK. Read more from Reality Check Follow us on Twitter More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsProsociate 4.0 Plus Ebay Edition – Single Site The ultimate Amazon …

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Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday in Santa Clara County, California, south of San Francisco, and included a homeless person found in a car, the San Jose Mercury News reported. It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented, Dr. Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroners Office told the newspaper. A Phoenix area cement truck operator uses a water hose to cool down. Temperatures …

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5 Disturbing Statements By The Cop Who Shot Philando Castile

June 22, 2017

… Office via Reuters 4. Yanez said Castille fit the description of a robbery suspect and had a similar wide-set nose. Yanez: I was keeping my eye on 2424 Larpenteur which is a convenience store on Larpenteur at the intersection of Larpenteur and Eustice. Its on the southwest comer of the intersection. Um, I wanted to pay attention to that because we had a strong armed robbery last week uh which involved two African American males um, one having a firearm and pointing it at the clerk and then …

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Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… intellectual property protections and removed barriers to digital trade, would take precedence, Ross said. Mexico and Canada already agreed to the TPP, a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement that Trump campaigned against and formally withdrew the U.S. from shortly after taking Office. That is likely a relief to pro-NAFTA elements of big business, but it is alarming to progressive trade skeptics who had hoped that trade reforms aimed at saving American jobs would be an area of common interest …

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Iraqi detainees in Michigan fear deportation

June 16, 2017

… detainees without giving them an opportunity to prove they could face torture or death if returned to Iraq. The ACLU complaint was filed against Rebecca Adducci, the director of the ICE Detroit district Office, and the ACLU requested a hearing on Friday for the detainees. Many of the Iraqis are Chaldeans, members of an Iraqi Christian group. Historically, they have faced problems in Muslim-majority Iraq. The Detroit metropolitan area is home to the largest US group of Chaldeans. Community …

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Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge’s fatal fall

June 11, 2017

… blood-alcohol measured at a dangerous level. “I believe this is a case where the defendants have been overcharged by the district attorney’s Office,” said defense attorney Michael Engle, whose client Gary DiBileo, 21, faces 56 counts, including involuntary manslaughter. “We hope to develop more information during the preliminary hearing process, and beyond, that will demonstrate that many of the charges in this case are just not applicable to the conduct.” Engle …

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House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

June 11, 2017

… through special counsel Bob Mueller’s Office, and that there will be movement after the weekend. “The matter will be addressed on Monday,” the source says. It’s unclear if that means that the memos will be turned over to Congress on Monday, and the source would not provide any more details. Four members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, including Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein, had set a Friday deadline for Richman to respond after …

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Journalist Arrested During D.C. Protest Faces 75 Years In Prison

June 8, 2017

Cant, who says he was working as a journalist at the time, was one of 230 people arrested during violent demonstrations held Jan. 20 as President Donald Trump was sworn into Office. Six other journalists were among those detained by authorities, all of whom have since hadcharges against them dropped. Aaron is an experienced journalist who disclosed this pending case during the hiring process, said Julie Ann Grimm, editor and publisher of the Santa Fe Reporter. We stand behind him and look …

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Las Vegas Cop Charged In Chokehold Death Of Black Man

June 6, 2017

Officer Kenneth Lopera was charged on the same day the Clark County Coroners Office ruled the May 14 death of Tashii Farmer, 40, near the Las Vegas Strip was a homicide due to police restraint. The two charges of involuntary manslaughter and oppression under color of Office brought against Lopera, which could each carry a maximum sentence of four years in prison if he is convicted, follow a number of deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of the police in the United States that have spawned …

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London attacks: At least 6 dead, more than 40 injured after van ramming, stabbings

June 5, 2017

… being treated as a potential act of terrorism” and said her thoughts were with “those who are caught up in these dreadful events.” Her Office said she would chair a meeting of the government’s COBRA emergency committee on Sunday. May and U.S. President Donald Trump were briefed on the matter. Speaking to Fox News from London, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said the latest attacks mark the fourth or fifth time he’s had to call his British counterpart in …

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Disability attorney who stole $600M from the government disappears, FBI says

June 4, 2017

… General counsel for the FBIs Louisville Office, David Habich, said that Conns whereabouts are currently unknown. Conn started his practice in 1993 and has since built one of the most lucrative disability firms in the country. Known as Mr. Social Security, Conn built a persona for himself using outlandish TV commercials.   But Conn’s empire crumbled when federal investigators uncovered he had been bribing a doctor and a judge to approve disability claims based on fake medical evidence. …

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Trump Grants Ethics Waivers To 17 Top White House Staffers

June 2, 2017

… granted waivers in the past four months. His predecessor, Barack Obama, granted that same number ofover the course of his eight years in Office. The waivers allow those covered under them to be exempt from some of the restrictions imposed by Trumps , which he signed just days after taking Office. Most involve allowing contact with former clients and employers. According to White House lawyers, is justified because the administrations need for the covered employees services outweighs the …

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University of California to end lavish spending on dinners

May 31, 2017

The University of California has announced it will no longer pay for the meals of its governing board after a newspaper reported lavish spending on dinners. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday that UC President Janet Napolitano ‘s Office reimbursed regents for more than $225,000 in dinner parties since 2012, including $17,600 for a banquet held the night before the board voted to raise tuition. UC Board of Regents Chair Monica Lozano and Napolitano said in a statement that regents …

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Baltimore Mayor Says City Will ‘Look To’ Removing Confederate Monuments

May 29, 2017

In an interview with the Baltimore Sun, mayor Catherine Pugh said,The city does want to remove these. We will take a closer look at how we go about following in the footsteps of New Orleans. Before leaving Office, the Baltimore Sun reported Rawlings-Blake placed signs in front of four Confederate monuments that called the statues part of a propaganda campaign of national pro-Confederate organizations. These statues are not just stone and metal, Landrieu said before a crowd. They are not …

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Boehner: Trump’s term ‘disaster,’ aside from foreign affairs

Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Trump’s time in Office has so far been a “complete disaster.” Speaking at an energy conference Thursday in Houston, Boehner praised Trump for his approach abroad and his aggressiveness in fighting Islamic State militants, according to the energy publication Rigzone. “Everything else he’s done (in Office) has been a complete disaster,” the Ohio Republican …

May 27, 2017
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TV Meets Real Life As Frank Underwood Is Photographed By Pete Souza

Now,because reality TV has already bled into the Oval Office, the photographer who documented one of the most outwardly levelheaded presidents in recent history has shot one of the most inwardly unhinged Frank Underwood, Kevin Spaceys ruthless player onHouse of Cards. Close SUBSCRIBE TO & FOLLOW ENTERTAINMENT THE spot for your favorite fan theories and the best movie recs. Learn more Newsletter 137 K Add us Pete Souza Pete Souza Set to debut May …

May 23, 2017
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Report: Sheriff Clarke Plagiarized Parts Of Thesis On Homeland Security

… Commission, the Government Accounting Office, as well as sections from a textbook, a Washington Post article and George W. Bushs book Decision Points. In this particular case, we would be unable to determine any violation until the full investigation is complete, the spokesman said in a statement to the network. Clarke has dismissed the story on Twitter saying that CNNs MO method of operation is to accuse plagiarism. Im next. He also called reporter Andrew Kaczynski a sleaze bag. Clarke …

May 21, 2017
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Cincinnati mayor apologizes for mistakenly honoring cop’s killer

(CNN)Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley apologized after his Office inadvertently issued a proclamation honoring a man who ambushed and killed a Cincinnati police Officer. “I am really sorry that my Office, that we mistakenly issued a proclamation on behalf of a man that killed, murdered Sonny Kim,” Cranley said Thursday night. Cranley choked back tears as he spoke at a local police union hall. His face was red as he paused several times during his brief, tear-filled statement. …

May 19, 2017
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Brazil’s president accused of bribery

Rio de Janeiro (CNN)Brazil’s leadership lurched into another bribery scandal Wednesday, as one of the country’s biggest newspapers accused President Michel Temer of paying a former senate colleague hush money. Temer’s Office released a statement denying that he had authorized any bribes to be paid to imprisoned former house speaker Eduardo Cunha in exchange for his silence regarding a long-running corruption investigation. The prominent daily newspaper O Globo reported …

May 19, 2017
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‘House Of Cards’ Gets Orwellian In First Few Seconds Of Season 5

Streamed Tuesday morning over Facebook Live, Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) delivers a message to the nation in a clip that serves as the first episodes cold open. Claire, referencing a terror attack, calmly imparts an edict from the Office of the president, still held by her husband Frank (Kevin Spacey). While Kevin Spacey has stated that the show never worries about keeping it topical and current, many have happily spotted similarities between the upcoming Season 5 out May 30 and Trumps …

May 18, 2017
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Trump presses Turkey’s Erdogan to release jailed US pastor

(CNN)US President Donald Trump raised the issue of a US pastor imprisoned in Turkey three times during a meeting with the Turkish president Tuesday, according to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). The White House confirmed Trump had raised the subject of Brunson during his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Washington, their first face-to-face meeting since Trump took Office in January. “President Trump raised the incarceration of Pastor Andrew Brunson …

May 17, 2017
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