Donald Trump spoke at the commencement ceremony for Liberty University and the crowed roared when he was introduced as a man who "bombed those in the middle east who persecuting Christians". A Lehigh professor urged the university to rescind Trump's degree too, but the school took no action. "The future belongs to the people who follow their heart, no matter what the critics say, because they truly believe in their vision".
Trump did not specifically mention Comey or other political disputes that have marked his first four months in office, but made repeated general references to his maverick campaign and presidency.
A highlight of the president's address was when he stated, "I know that each of you will be a warrior for the truth, the country and your family".
Virginia was the only state in the South that Trump did not carry in 2016, but he thanked evangelical voters for supporting his campaign.
Liberty's president, Jerry Falwell, Jr., has long supported Trump, himself a Presbyterian who has married three times, built casinos, and was caught on tape bragging about groping women.
Robert Gordon had bestowed an honorary doctorate of business administration in 2010 - a controversial move at the time because the Aberdeen community where the university is located was divided over a Trump-led golf course project.
"In the course of the current USA election campaign, Mr. Trump has made a number of statements that are wholly incompatible with the ethos and values of the university", Robert Gordon said in a statement.
"Honestly, we have deep ideological differences with Donald Trump and with Liberty University to be honest", said Nick Castanes, Seven Hills' de facto chairman and a Montessori school teacher".
"It is so disrespectful, these universities, many elitist universities", said Falwell.
"We are rolling back the job-killing regulations that make it harder for companies to grow and hire in America". Plus Mr. Trump took the time to go over some of his personal achievements. "In other words your parents", Trump told the graduates.
"Be totally unafraid to challenge entrenched interests and failed power structures", he said, adding with a smile: "Does that sound familiar, by the way?"
"Country-wide, we have serious problems", he told the Lehigh graduates. "You must keep pushing forward".
But the president received a warm reception on Saturday from the roughly 50,000 commencement attendees - a record crowd for the university, he proudly announced.
He says: "I'm guessing there are some people here today who thought that either one of those things either one would really require major help from God". "He can be expected to note to the graduates his own change in status since they were last together".
Someone should tell the president, who often often boasted along the campaign trail of having attended an Ivy League school and being "highly educated", that "In God We Trust" was not originally the USA motto, and that "Under God" was not originally part of the Pledge. "Do we agree?" he said to laughter.
On Tuesday, the White House previously said President Trump fired Comey at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The only believable explanation for the firing is that the FBI investigation is getting somewhere and poses a threat to Trump.
Moon was a former presidential Chief of Staff who later ran against, and narrowly lost to, former president Park Geun-hye in 2012. His victory was bolstered by strong support from younger people, the majority of whom voted for him, according to the exit polls.
Labour election coordinator Andrew Gwynne said the leaked document was not the final manifesto but "a draft of policy ideas". Jeremy Corbyn's day took another dramatic turn when the auto he was travelling in ran over a BBC cameraman's foot.
And now he's not technically ruling out the possibility of hosting American Idol when it returns to television in 2018. The morning talk show tapes in New York City each morning, while Idol is shot on the opposite coast in Los Angeles.
Damian Lillard paced Portland with 34 points and six assists, but none of the other four starters scored in double figures. The first-round series between the Jazz and the Clippers moves back to Los Angeles for Game 5 on Tuesday night.
This fight strengthens our resolve to rid #Afghanistan of these terrorists and bring peace and stability to this great country. The four-star general declared that "any ISIS member that comes to Afghanistan will meet the same fate".
Instead, " Malibu ", released on Thursday afternoon, is a sweet, tear-jerking tribute to her actor fiancé, Liam Hemsworth. Miley Cyrus is taking her fans on a breezy jaunt to " Malibu " on her first solo pop single in almost four years.
Macron's 577 candidates are expected to be announced Thursday and Macron himself will be sworn in on Sunday. Despite her defeat, the results also made record for Le Pen's far-right National Front (FN) party.
Excerpts of the interview, taped Friday, were released just hours after a morning Twitter rant in which the erratic executive said he might cancel the White House daily press briefing and indicated the information his press office was providing to reporters wasn't necessarily true.
Tesla , of course, acquired SolarCity in a deal worth $2.1 billion in November 2016, shortly after it revealed the solar shingles. To date, other companies have had little market success with attempts to incorporate solar technology directly into roof tiles.
He twisted early this Tuesday on his twitter that "We did it guys!" DM to get the ✈ rolling, ' they wrote on Wednesday. Keeping the nuggets aside, the boy recorded his name in Guinness Book of World Records by gaining 34,30,500 retweets.
The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.14/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -24.6%. Hertz continued its fleet optimization plan by selling 21% more vehicles year-over-year, according to the company.
It's May 4th! Which means extra strong currents of Jedi good vibes are flowing through the universe, because it is Star Wars Day . For Star Wars fans it's one of the best days of the year (other than the day The Last Jedi gets its release).
The diplomatic source familiar with the communique discussions said those talks had been tough, as everyone wanted a say. The Belt and Road initiative should not just be a "China solution" for the world, a Chinese think tank said on Wednesday.
In a statement, the city said it does not plan to announce removal plans or a timeline for the two remaining monuments - P.G.T. Two years ago, Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed an ordinance that prompted the removal and relocation of four confederate statues.
Only one recording is stored at one time and you can re-record them as many times as you need until you're satisfied. Waze isn't just satisfied with letting celebrities like Morgan Freeman or recently, Mr.
Trump did directly implore the Palestinian leadership to end what Israel and the United States say is anti-Israel rhetoric. "Mr. Three Republican senators urged a halt to such payments in a letter to Trump that reflected widespread opinion in Congress.
Greece is expected to return to growth as reforms advance further and business confidence gradually improves. Next year, Romania's GDP growth will slow down to 3.5 pct, predicts the worldwide financial institution.
The Belt and Road initiative should not just be a "China solution" for the world, a Chinese think tank said on Wednesday. China will host the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing on May 14-15.
Children and young people harm for a number of reasons and are expressing distress, which they can not express verbally. She said: "I want to try and make mental health issues more accessible rather than being stern and hard things".
In the minutes of that meeting, some members said it would take "relatively little" upside news to consider a need for tightening. A Reuters poll last month showed only seven out of 38 economists expected a rate cut this year, down from 21 out of 36 earlier.
The idea is to maintain a consistent design experience in the same way Google has been able to achieve with its Material Design. Microsoft announced at its Build 2017 event that the next major Windows 10 update will be called the Fall Creators Update.
It is believed the soldier was a US Navy SEAL while two other Americans were injured in the raid on an al-Shabaab compound. The attackers were "neutralized" and the wounded service members were taken to neighboring Djibouti, said an official.
Coach David Kidwell said he was disappointed to hear of the accusations when he appeared on Channel Nine's Sunday Footy Show . Titans chief executive Graham Annesley was stunned by the revelations when contacted today by The Courier-Mail.
Rita Ora posted a picture of Dakota Johnson to her Snapcchat story from the Met Gala, Monday, May 1, 2017 . Kate was joined by her husband Michael Polish as well as designer Tory Burch and actress Zoey Deutch.