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As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan

Mr. Comey, according to people close to him, recorded his discussions with Mr. Trump in memos he wrote shortly after each interaction. Today, a White House spokesperson referred a question about the Times' story to outside counsel. FILE PHOTO: FBI Director James Comey arrives to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., May 3, 2017.



China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own

Of the 13 meetings and remarks listed, 10 are related to efforts of fighting climate change . "And perhaps most important, new coal plants in the USA aren't economically feasible right now, due to lower costs of other forms of energy", Robertson said .


Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes

Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes

Freerider features some noteworth pitches; "The Monster Offwidth" - a miserable wide crack that has been known to break people and "The Boulder Problem" pitch which is the crux of the entire route and is essentially one hard move off a tiny handhold.


United Nations expands sanctions against North Korea

United Nations expands sanctions against North Korea

But she also said she was concerned about the situation in the South China Sea and in the East China Sea. -China relations, saying that while competition between the two countries "is bound to occur, conflict is not inevitable". Ms Payne urged China to continue on this path, pointing out that the country is a key source of foreign investment, energy and export income for North Korea.



Reaction to climate-accord pullout is overblown

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson downplayed the significance of the USA pullout from the Paris climate pact saying that the us has a "terrific record" of reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions . Not long after, Musk tweeted that he was departing the council, adding that " climate change is real". But not all cities want to withdraw from the accord.