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Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight

Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight

The attorney, Jay Sekulow , appeared on several Sunday news programs to counter the impression that Trump has acknowledged he's become a target of the expanding Russian Federation probe. "The president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction". Friday, after a Washington Post report that said Mueller's probe was looking at whether Trump obstructed justice, Trump tweeted: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

As reporter Anshel Pfeffer observes, this is a "major development" and constitutes the "first operational use of mid-range missiles by Iran since war with Iraq ". The Iranian leaders' comments highlight the balancing act faced by Abadi as he strives to hold together a coalition of forces fighting IS in Iraq , including the Iraqi government's own soldiers, the Shi'ite militias as well as Sunni tribal forces and Kurdish peshmerga forces, all backed by US trainers and special forces. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Supreme Court limits rights of property owners

The court upheld a state court decision against the Murr family's claims that the county of St. Croix illegally blocked them from either developing or selling the approximately 1-acre plot of land. "This is an unfortunate decision for the Murrs, and all property owners", said John Groen, general counsel and vice president of the Pacific Legal Foundation, a public interest group that represented the family. Consulte Mais Informação

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Otto Warmbier's father condemns North Korea as 'terroristic' nation

Warmbier said his son, who was in stable condition according to the OH hospital where he was transferred, was subjected to brutal treatment. The team treating him were to deliver a full medical update later in the day. "When Otto was first taken, we were advised by the past administration to take a low profile while they worked to obtain his release", Warmbier said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Military Heads Seek to Delay Transgender Policy by Six Months

Military Heads Seek to Delay Transgender Policy by Six Months

While former Defense Secretary Ash Carter permitted already-serving transgender troops to stay in the military, he punted the decision to allow new transgender recruits to enlist to the future administration. "Secretary Mattis has made clear he believes there is a need to increase troop levels, and any qualified American who is willing and able to serve should have the opportunity to join the ranks, regardless of their gender identity". Consulte Mais Informação

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Humid Weather Returns Today, Drier and Cooler for Weekend

Humid Weather Returns Today, Drier and Cooler for Weekend

Isolated showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast for this afternoon with daytime highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. We'll stay mostly dry Thursday night with temperatures dropping into the low 70s. "Some areas have already seen over 7" of rainfall over the last several days. This dome of sinking air will bring a transition to mostly sunny skies, nearly exclusively dry weather, a dramatic decrease in humidity levels, and a bit of a cooldown. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Says Mueller's Friendship With Comey Is 'Very Bothersome'

Trump said that there are no tapes , despite a tweet he sent after he fired Mr. Comey from his post in May, warning him not to leak anything because he might have taped conversations. The New York Times has reported that Mr Trump has considered firing Mr Mueller but has so far been talked out of it by aides. Ultimately the cryptic comment resulted in the appointment of a special counsel who is now reportedly investigating Trump's own actions in a probe that could dog his presidency for ... Consulte Mais Informação

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