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TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive without US

Asian countries disagreed over a China-backed free trade deal at talks on Monday, raising questions over a target for concluding negotiations by the end of the year. The US was against wording agreed to by the 20 other Apec countries that supported free trade and opposed protectionism, officials at the talks said.



Penguins, Predators ready to get back to action in Stanley Cup Final

Already missing Kris Letang for the playoffs, the team could also be without centre Nick Bonino , who arrived to Nashville on crutches with his left foot in a walking boot. "We can see they play a pretty inspired game here", Sidney Crosby said. He's also expecting a boost from the home fans as well. "Listen, our power play has been really good for us, consistently throughout the course of this playoffs", said Sullivan.



3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

The judge said he was not convinced that Spanier was "totally responsible" for the failure to report Sandusky to authorities, noting that he had relied on the judgment of the other two men. According to emails recovered in an internal investigation and first reported in 2012, the two cases - one in 1998 and one in 2001 - were discussed among the three administrators in February 2001.


Supreme Court likely to take on travel ban case

Supreme Court likely to take on travel ban case

The administration's Supreme Court filings reflect numerous same arguments that its lawyers made in the lower courts, including their view that statements Trump made before he took the presidential oath should not be considered. The lower court's May 25 ruling had said the policy was "steeped in animus and directed at a single religious group". The Trump Administration late Thursday appealed the ban of its travel ban to the Supreme Court .



Gergen: Kushner should take 'leave of absence'

It's very hard to get your mind on business and you spend a lot of time with lawyers", he added. "People around him are going to eventually testify". Gergen said "transparency should be the friend of this administration" and suggested again that Kushner take a "temporary leave of absence while they clear the air".


Trump honors the fallen in Memorial Day remarks

Trump honors the fallen in Memorial Day remarks

Thousands of families spent Monday at the National Cemetery in Phoenix to remember the fallen. To all Gold Star families, Trump said of their lost service members: "They each had their own names, their own stories, their own attractive dreams".