Texas Lt. Gov. Calls Out House Members at End of Legislative Session

Others said the better question could be who would ensure Texas doctors meet educational and quality standards if the board went away. Straus has for months said the bill would hurt the state's economy, and he has been joined by top companies and businesses who say it sends a discriminatory message.

Stench of corruption hangs around Jared Kushner

Of communications director Mike Dubke's departure and the near-constant waterfall of stories regarding Trump's unhappiness with his team - with Spicer often coming in for the most direct criticism - the press secretary offered this hard-to-swallow pushback: "The president is very pleased with his team".

Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump free speech rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they were inappropriate and could be risky. The attacker shouted foul language and ranted against Muslims just after he boarded the train last Friday, passenger Rachel Macy told The Oregonian/OregonLive ( ).

United Kingdom police arrest three in connection to Manchester arena attack

At 11 a.m. Thursday, many across Britain fell silent and bowed their heads for a minute in tribute to the victims of Monday night's bombing. Based on the account of his younger brother, Hashim, investigators think Abedi used the internet to learn how to make a bomb and "seek victory for the Islamic State ", bin Salem said.

Donald Trump hails Vatican meeting with Pope Francis as 'an honour'

Donald Trump hails Vatican meeting with Pope Francis as 'an honour'

We had a fantastic meeting. "That's all he wanted", adding it should "very much" be seen as a slight. I don't think there was ever anything like that. Also in attendance were national security adviser H.R. McMaster, security chief Keith Schiller and two members of Trump's communications team, aide Hope Hicks and social media director Dan Scavino , the Hill reported .

Higher power: LeBron soaring into 7th straight NBA Finals

But, although Cleveland has its own pack of All-Star wonders, one less than Golden State, theres only little said about the explosive Kyrie Irving and the quietly efficient Kevin Love . "I'm just proud of the work we've put in from the beginning of the season", Durant said. He averaged 28.6 points per night and shot 43.1 percent from three-point range as Golden State swept its way to the Finals .