Author: 0 Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

In that conversation, according to the affidavit, victor acknowledged that "she knew the contents of the reporting could be used to the injury of the United States and to the advantage of a foreign nation". "The law is very clear here". President Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced unauthorized disclosures to the media, and now he has his first opportunity to make an example of someone who, according to the Justice Department, admitted to giving a top-secret National Security Agency ...

Author: 0 Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'

He also said he thinks China ultimately will see it as a liability rather than an asset. On Friday in NY, the United Nations Security Council said it would apply existing sanctions to 14 North Korean individuals and four entities. US Defence Secretary James Mattis sought patience from Asian nations reeling from President Donald Trump's "American First" policy moves, insisting that the US would continue to expand its engagement in the region.

National Florida Gov. defends record-setting budget vetoes
Author: 0 Florida Gov. defends record-setting budget vetoes

Rick Scott vetoed $409 million in state projects, of which "three line items" would have generated millions for marijuana research at the University of Florida and the Moffitt Cancer Center. In Palm Beach County, school officials say the hit could exceed $230 million over 10 years. Garcia said there were some positive aspects to the legislation, which has not yet been sent to Scott for his signature or veto.

National California, China vow clean tech tie-up
Author: 0 California, China vow clean tech tie-up

Brown told Reuters last week that he would discuss linking China's carbon trading platforms with California's, the biggest in the United States. California, after all, has the largest economy of any U.S. It also has goals that are consistent with, or even more aggressive than the Paris agreement on climate change, and achievement of such goals require collaboration with China, he said.

National Department of Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Enforcement Grace Period for Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Department of Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Enforcement Grace Period for Pennsylvania

The state's latest extension expired Tuesday, but the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety says the state received the grace period as the Department of Homeland Security reviews the state's application for another extension. "No indication was given that there is a problem with Washington's request in particular, rather, they are all delayed", Tony Sermonti, the licensing department's legislative director, wrote in an email.

National $8 Billion South Carolina Budget Approved
Author: 0 $8 Billion South Carolina Budget Approved

The plan to finance state government operations in the fiscal year that begins July 1 would provide full financing for the TOPS free college tuition program, give 2 percent pay raises to more than 38,000 state government workers and spend more on several agencies than the House proposed.

Author: 0 Donald Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI chief

He served until 2005, and then returned to private practice, specializing in white-collar crime. Wray's nomination will need to be approved by a simple majority vote in the Senate, and Republicans hold 52 of the seats, so he is likely to be confirmed unless, some Republicans dissent.

National Twitter users, blocked by President Trump, cry censorship
Author: 0 Twitter users, blocked by President Trump, cry censorship

The demand, made in a letter to President Trump , was sent on behalf of Holly O'Reilly and Joseph M. Papp , two Twitter users who were blocked by the president's account after criticizing him on the social media network. Is there a First Amendment right to being able to comment there? "Even if the posts were scornful and acerbic, however, they were protected by the First Amendment".

Author: 0 Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

The decision was not about the team at large: the 13-0 Warriors did not need Kerr manning the bench for a home game. Even if the Cavs lose, which I fully expect them to, how much fun will it be to see them reboot with another player added for next season? Cleveland found itself in a 0-2 hole a year ago before rattling off four wins in five games, aided and abetted by Green being suspended for Game 5 .

National 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped
Author: 0 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

And the next thing she remembers is him behind her on the couch touching her breasts and inside her vagina and just being unable to move. "I felt really humiliated and I was really confused", Constand replied, sobbing when asked why she didn't say anything.

Author: 0 Foreign Minister refutes US President's claim, says Paris deal 'not for money'

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Friday he had not had the opportunity to talk to Trump about his views. The Paris deal was too weak to achieve climate stabilization targets , but an important step toward reaching a politically sustainable framework for global action against climate change .

National Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar
Author: 0 Mauritania breaks diplomatic ties with Qatar

Moreover, as I discussed in these pages, Trump's willingness to casually hint at outrageous demands of allies, such as suggesting that South Korea cough up $1 billion for a missile defense system, further adds to perception that the USA president is a chaotic agent who is not beholden to any grand design or conception of solidarity between states.

Author: 0 Goldman executive, Christie deputy win primaries

Murphy will take on Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (gwah-DAHN'-yoh) in the November 7 general election. One race to watch is the 24th Senate Republican primary, in northwestern New Jersey . "While we have a lot of candidates running, and quality candidates, it's not the kind of campaign that's grabbed peoples' attention", said Sharon Schulman, executive director of Stockton's Hughes Center for Public Policy, which conducted the poll.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin wonders if US hackers framed Russian Federation during presidential election

Among Putin's denials that the Russians had interfered in the US election, he had just offered up a moral logic for Russia - interfering in USA elections. Flynn, who was already advising the Trump campaign at the time, was paid $45,000 to speak at the event. "Right now, I think we have representatives from a hundred American companies that have come to Russia", Putin said.

National Off-duty Detroit officer critically injured, suspect dead following shootout
Author: 0 Off-duty Detroit officer critically injured, suspect dead following shootout

At about 11 p.m., he was leaving Motor City Liquor at Gratiot and Chene when a man ran toward him with a gun extended. An off-duty police officer was shot during an attempted robbery. The officer was shot in the torso and the foot. Police want to talk to that man - who is seen on the phone in the video. He said all three suspects, including the gunman, appear to be connected.

National Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute
Author: 0 Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute

Employees of religious hospitals - including St. Peters University Hospital in New Brunswick and the now defunct St. James Hospital in Newark- were dealt a blow by the U.S. Justice Neil Gorsuch did not participate in the ruling, which was argued before he joined the court. ERISA is a complicated statute, and the arguments in Advocate Health Care Network involved a detailed, and very dry, examination of both the wording of the statute as well as Congress' intent in passing it in 1974 and ...

Author: 0 Mayors come out against Trump's Paris catastrophe

Trump pulled the United States out of the landmark Paris Climate Accord last week. At least 10 states and a slew of US cities have signaled that they are committing to the Paris climate accord despite President Trump's decision last week to withdraw the USA from the pact.

National Lawrence County weather: Rain, showers expected through Tuesday
Author: 0 Lawrence County weather: Rain, showers expected through Tuesday

National Weather Service in State College predicted an 80 percent chance of light rain for Monday with scattered storms in the afternoon and evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 miles per hour. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 79. Cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.

Author: 0 Nike Issues Statement on Donald Trump's Withdrawal from Paris Climate Deal

In Trump, people have something to rally against. Kerry said the president lied to the American people and put America "last", not first, and made the country an "environmental pariah" to the world. But MIT said the statement was misleading. Scientists say Earth is likely to reach more risky levels of warming sooner as a result of the president's decision because America's pollution contributes so much to rising temperatures.

National Trump slams 'watered down' United States travel ban
Author: 0 Trump slams 'watered down' United States travel ban

Trump appeared to blame the Department of Justice, run by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , for moving forward with a " watered down " version of the policy. Challengers could read his statements Monday morning as intent to disfavor Muslims in the ban, a point that has doomed the executive orders in court so far.

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