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Comey's testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump

He said that "effectively means at least when Comey was involved, that there was not evidence that the President was involved in any potential collusion with Russian Federation or anybody in his campa...

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U.S. intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

U.S. intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

Acting FBI director Andrew McCabe , who has filled in since Trump fired Comey on May 9, also refused to answer whether he had discussed the firing with Comey himself, saying the issue stepped int...

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Aides wanted Trump to focus on infrastructure. Then he tweeted

Supreme Court to resolve. A tweet from Patrick Cunnane a former press aside for the Obama administration, seems to have suggested the form of the RealPressSecBot tweets. But a biting new Twitter ...

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The Bingo Card Guide To The Comey Testimony

The Bingo Card Guide To The Comey Testimony

Comey is expected to detail how Trump asked him to let an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn go, as well as how Trump demanded loyalty from the former FBI director. Sh...

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House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

Trump's public comments about Comey - including a series of critical tweets - would also hurt the case against executive privilege. It is extremely concerned about what Comey is going to say, and it ...

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Attorney for Steven Avery files post-conviction motion in the case

Attorney for Steven Avery files post-conviction motion in the case

Avery has always claimed he was framed by the Sheriff's Department that botched a sexual assault investigation that landed him in prison for 18 years for a rape did not commit. State attorneys are app...

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California legislator Gomez wins US House seat

Should Ahn win the election, he would be the first Korean-American to serve in the House since Jay Kim served in the House from 1993 to 1999. Ahn was trying to become part of what could be described...

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Trump Seeks 'Much Tougher' Travel Ban

Trump Seeks 'Much Tougher' Travel Ban

On January 27, President Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning Muslims from Iran, Iraq , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , and Yemen from entering the United States. Meanwhile, ...

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Trump takes aim at key anti-ISIS ally Qatar in tweets

Over 500 Pakistani pilgrims who were travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah via Qatar were stranded in Doha after Riyadh, Bahrain , UAE and Egypt made a decision to sever ties with Qatar on ...

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Senate panel heads back reauthorizing intel law

Coats, who was testifying before the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday morning, denied he felt pressured when asked about the Post report. The following day will see the much-anticipated t...

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Eric Trump: Democrats are 'not even people'

Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. "Contrary to recent reports , at no time did the Trump Organization profit in any way from the foundation or any of its activities", the representativ...

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Comey's opening statement draws mixed reactions on Twitter

James Comey plans to testify Thursday that in the months before he was sacked as FBI director, President Trump sought his "loyalty" while also pressing him to "lift the cloud " of the Russian ...

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WH: Not sure if Trump's read Comey's statement

WH: Not sure if Trump's read Comey's statement

He then said, 'I need loyalty.' I replied, 'You will always get honesty from me.' He paused and then said, 'That's what I want, honest loyalty.' I paused, and then said, 'You will get that from me.'. ...

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Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

Many saw the tweets as a rebuke of Sessions . "The concerns were, 'The guy won't pay and he won't listen, '" said one of Isikoff's sources, who is described as a "lawyer close to the White House"...

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Kansas governor denounces legislature's action to raise taxes

He wrote that it would take new leadership to fund education , public safety, roads, the state employees' retirement system "and services damaged by Brownback ". The Senate earlier overrode Brownb...

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Comey claims his moment at hearing

Comey claims his moment at hearing

President Trump's presidency is set to face its toughest test yet Thursday, as James Comey , the former FBI Director, testifies before Congress about the conversations that led to his unceremonio...

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Ex-CIA chief: It's clear Russian Federation interfered with USA election

Ex-CIA chief: It's clear Russian Federation interfered with USA election

Despite Russia's alleged cyber attacks of Democratic officials during last year's presidential race to help Trump defeat Hillary Clinton , American intelligence officials have acknowledged there is...

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People Are Rewriting James Comey's Testimony In Devastatingly Comical Ways

People Are Rewriting James Comey's Testimony In Devastatingly Comical Ways

I hope you can let this go ". There's a real double-whammy in this quote because Comey not only describes President Trump making another inappropriate-sounding request, but it also resurrects memo...

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UK PM May's lead remains 1 pct point - Survation poll

The Daily Mail accuses Labour of telling "many lies" during the campaign and offers a "tactical voting guide " to boost the Tory majority. Speaking to reporters on her plane during a final bur...

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Budget battle forces Florida legislators back to work

Budget battle forces Florida legislators back to work

Senate President Joe Negron , R-Stuart, who was said to be hesitant over medical marijuana, said Bradley's bill demonstrated legislators' commitment to the will of Florida voters. "We've got a c...

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Things to know ahead of James Comey's Thursday morning testimony

Comey's similar refusal during his tenure to inform the public that the president was not being investigated is also clear evidence of the keep-my-job-at-all-costs game he was playing (if this game lo...

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US President Donald Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Wray seemed like "the ideal kind of person" for the important job. James Comey , dismissed as Federal Bureau of Investigation director on May 9, is slated to t...

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"Trump Promises 'First-Class" Infrastructure System for US

The Cincinnati visit was supposed to focus primarily on Trump's massive infrastructure agenda, but his remarks branched out into other issues - including health, energy and coal miners. The pres...

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Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Commencement Speech Goes Viral After Closed-Caption Fail

Talking to the class of 2017, Zuckerberg not only shared his "best memory" from Harvard but also talked about the sense of goal that the millennials should have in order to create a better world. ...

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New Trump FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case

Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., and some FBI agents anxious that that Trump would try to politicize the bureau. The announcement caps off several tumultuous weeks for the White House since Trump suddenly fi...

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Trump Says He Has Picked Christopher Wray To Be FBI Director

Trump Says He Has Picked Christopher Wray To Be FBI Director

Trump tweeted that his choice, lawyer Christopher Wray , is "a man of impeccable credentials". In 2005, Chris Wray returned to Atlanta to head up King & Spalding's "crisis management" team. Christi...

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Fred Hoiberg considered a 'real' candidate for Ohio State job

Fred Hoiberg considered a 'real' candidate for Ohio State job

His 83-81 regular season record are emblematic of the team's roller coaster pace during his tenure, which has seen him endure some growing pains as an National Basketball Association head coach. He wo...

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Young woman in United States leak case faces day in court

Young woman in United States leak case faces day in court

The top-secret information was an NSA report from May 5, which was first released to The Intercept , detailing Russian hackers trying to compromise US officials less than two weeks before Election Da...

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Austin Wilhite Named a Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-American

Austin Wilhite Named a Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-American

Teammate Liam McGill also claimed Freshmen All-America honors after a Second Team All-Ivy campaign as a designated hitter. Two weeks prior, left-handed pitcher Steven Gingery and senior first basema...

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Kamala Harris Gets Speaking Privileges Suspended After Interrupting Rosenstein In Hearing

Kamala Harris Gets Speaking Privileges Suspended After Interrupting Rosenstein In Hearing

Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren encourages Kamala Harris after she's scolded in hearing Washington Post endorses lt.gov. over Sanders-backed candidate in Va.gov primary Senate Democrats pu...

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