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London Mayor Sadiq Khan suggested that President Trump's state visit to Britain, scheduled for later this year, should be cancelled in an interview Monday. "I just haven't got time to respond to tweets from Donald Trump". Trump first tweeted over the weekend about Khan's comments to Londoners telling them there was "no need to be alarmed" by an increase in police presence in the streets.
  • Putin claims he never had strong connection with Michael Flynn

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    In December 2015, President Putin and Mr Flynn attended the gala dinner in honour of Russia's RT television network. Trump has also disparaged a dossier of unsubstantiated allegations that purported to show Russian intelligence operatives had compromising information about him, but which he has described as a "hoax".
  • Northwestern student arrested in Springfield budget protest

    Northwestern student arrested in Springfield budget protest

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    Rauner has said he won't pass any budget without a property tax freeze, which the current Democrat budget does not contain. Democrats and Republicans blamed at each other for an impasse that gives IL the dubious distinction of being the only state to go almost two straight fiscal years without a complete budget.
  • Kansas lawmakers set to debate tax hike tied to schools plan

    Kansas lawmakers set to debate tax hike tied to schools plan

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    The state spends $4 billion annually on aid to its 286 school districts. But supporters of the bill said they believe the court would look favorably on it because it targets money at the lowest-performing students, which was an issue the court emphasized in its March 2 opinion.
  • Metro schools fight food insecurity with summer meal programs

    Metro schools fight food insecurity with summer meal programs

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    Adair said there are many students around the high school during the summer for extra-curricular activities, summer school and other events. The Y-M-C-A's Summer Food Program is underway. But thanks to the United States Department of Agriculture , there are summer meals available for kids. The Summer Meals Program is open to any child regardless of family income and there is no registration required.
  • Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green

    Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green

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    The same goes for climate deniers, the ex-vice president said . Simpson saying he's going to go out and find the real killer. When it came to making his decision on the Paris accord, Trump "ignored many voices". In 1920, the U.S. failed to join the League of Nations, starting the path that led to the Second World War. The United States has done so multiple times in the past, the most famous case being that of the treaty to create the League of Nations, for which President Woodrow Wilson ...
  • London police make fresh raids, arrests / ISIL claims responsibility over attack

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    Asked again if he wanted May to quit, Corbyn replied: "We've got an election on Thursday and that's perhaps the best opportunity to deal with it". The Metropolitan police on Monday (June 6) identified two of the three knife-wielding terrorists , who were shot dead in the London Bridge terror attack on Saturday, as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane.
  • 2 arrested in Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36

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    Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced Monday morning that she will be holding a press conference at 1 p.m.to announce charges, and SFist will update this story as soon as those are known. In a disjointed interview on NBC's " Today " show conducted just days after the fire, Almena offered an apology, but bristled when asked if he should be held accountable for the deadly blaze.
  • Trump will not stop Comey from testifying before Senate Intel Committee

    Trump will not stop Comey from testifying before Senate Intel Committee

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    The White House had floated the idea that Mr Trump could invoke executive privilege , to protect the confidentiality of presidential discussions, but some aides were wary that it could look too much like a White House cover-up. Some legal observers speculated that a Trump assertion of executive privilege would be hampered by the president's public conversations about his interactions with Comey, such as in the interview with NBC's Lester Holt.
  • Putin Claims He 'Didn't Really Even Talk' To Flynn

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    There's nothing to even talk about. For me, this is just incredible. Mr Putin said the USA intelligence agencies had been misled over their findings. On Sunday, Senator Roy Blunt, a Missouri Republican and a member of the intelligence committee, said the president would be "better served by getting all this information out".
  • Voters to pick party nominees in state legislative races

    Voters to pick party nominees in state legislative races

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    The lieutenant governor, Kim Guadagno, is the front-runner in the primary election on the Republican side, while Phil Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive who served as USA ambassador to Germany under former President Barack Obama, holds a solid lead in polling among the Democrats.
  • Trump seeks legislative wins as clock ticks, Russian Federation probe looms

    Trump seeks legislative wins as clock ticks, Russian Federation probe looms

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    The White House said on Monday Mr Trump would not use presidential powers to block Mr Comey from testifying to Congress . White House officials had weighed trying to block Mr Comey by arguing that his discussions with the president pertained to national security and that there was an expectation of privacy.