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North Korea test-fires another ballistic missile, US and South Korea say

North Korea test-fires another ballistic missile, US and South Korea say

In their final communique, Abe and Trump - along with the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom - said North Korea "increasingly poses new levels of threat of a grave natu...

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Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana Headline Big Ten/ACC Matchups

The ACC won the last conference vs. conference challenge past year, but the Big Ten either won or tied the previous seven. UVa fans might remember the 2013 game in Charlottesville in particular, a...

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Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers

Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers

Stair "continued firing shots throughout the store", police said , before fatally shooting himself in the head. Police are searching for a motive and are examining his online activity. There was on...

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North Korea fires multiple ballistic missiles

North Korea fires multiple ballistic missiles

It appears that North Korea's firing of the four anti-ship cruise missiles is a demonstration of its weapons capability, that it can accurately target any ship veering too close to its territory. Tw...

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Media shouldn't fall for Trump's infrastructure scheme

Media shouldn't fall for Trump's infrastructure scheme

Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar, accusing it of backing extremist groups. Trump spoke a day after it was revealed that Anthem Inc will...

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Former FBI Director James Comey Testifies Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

But Trump gave a different explanation when he said in an NBC News interview that he had already made a decision to dismiss Comey and was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he did so...

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Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president

Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president

Prosecutors didn't recommend sentences for ex-athletic director Tim Curley and ex-vice president Gary Schultz . The sentence of two months in jail plus another two under house arrest against a on...

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Fired FBI Director James Comey releases statement a day before his testimony

If confirmed, the Washington Post reports would have fuelled a case for obstruction of justice against Mr. Trump. Coats said: "In my time of service, which is interacting with the president of the...

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Legal experts say Trump comments inappropriate, maybe worse

Legal experts say Trump comments inappropriate, maybe worse

On May 30, Trump wrote on Twitter: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". Trump and his Republican allies ...

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Comey says in written statement Trump demanded 'loyalty'

Comey says in written statement Trump demanded 'loyalty'

Here are his full prepared remarks, annotated by NPR journalists. Julie O'Sullivan, a former federal prosecutor who teaches at Georgetown University's law school, said Trump's decision to clear th...

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US President Donald Trump picks Christopher Wray as the new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

US President Donald Trump picks Christopher Wray as the new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The Senate gatekeepers for Wray's confirmation - who said they were blindsided by the pick - aren't quite swooning over Wray's selection. Sen. While the Senate hearings will provide an appropriate c...

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MLB Investigating Addison Russell Domestic Violence Allegation in Instagram Post

MLB Investigating Addison Russell Domestic Violence Allegation in Instagram Post

Russell's wife, Melisa, published an Instagram post Wednesday evening while the Cubs-Marlins game was being played that said Russell had cheated on her and indicating the two were breaking up. She f...

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Chris Christie: Trump's pressure on Comey was 'normal New York City conversation'

The testimony, Comey's first public statements since his May 9 dismissal, is likely to bring hours of uncomfortable attention to an administration shadowed for months by an investigation into ties...

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Marchers walk 200 miles to demand an IL budget

Marchers walk 200 miles to demand an IL budget

The governor said all along he would only sign a budget with tax increases if it included reforms like workman's comp or a property tax freeze, two things Democrats have passed but the governor said t...

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Cooper calls special session to redraw unconstitutional legislature maps

Cooper calls special session to redraw unconstitutional legislature maps

Roy Cooper (D) will call the Republican-led state legislature into special session in coming days in an effort to force members to redraw the state's political maps. "This is a clear political stunt ...

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Grandmother suspected of stabbing Colton daughter and granddaughters is caught

Grandmother suspected of stabbing Colton daughter and granddaughters is caught

A telephone message seeking details was left for the department's public information officer. Nicole Darrington-Clark, 43, was arrested a day after authorities said she stabbed her daughter and two ...

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RNC Tries To Spin Comey Testimony: This Proves Trump Right!

RNC Tries To Spin Comey Testimony: This Proves Trump Right!

Ryan was responding to claims made by Comey in his opening statement, which was released one day ahead of his appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. For the last 150 or...

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John Kerry compares Trump to OJ Simpson

John Kerry compares Trump to OJ Simpson

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said withdrawing from the accord was based on sound financial reasoning. Mr Tillerson, who reports have suggested was among those who...

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Trump Taps Seasoned Law Enforcement Attorney to Head FBI

Trump Taps Seasoned Law Enforcement Attorney to Head FBI

Wearing a suit and a blue checked burgundy tie, Comey started his testimony by describing how he was let go by Trump, which he knew was the president's prerogative, but that the "shifting" explanati...

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Top intelligence officials say little about Trump conversations on Russia

Ex-FBI director James Comey is to testify under oath today that Donald Trump pressed him for his "loyalty" and pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation shadowing his White House by declar...

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Trump says he feels 'completely and totally vindicated' after Comey's testimony

He was returning to Washington from a trip to Ohio, The Hill reported . In the statement , Comey recounts nine different conversations with President Trump . Some Democrats are alleging that ...

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House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

Mr. Green has spoken openly about wanting to impeach Mr. Trump since last month, though Wednesday marked the first time he said he'd put pen to paper to being the process. "No amount of intimidation ...

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Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

The state budget, faced with higher public education costs, is projected to have a $900 million shortfall in the next two years. "I strongly encourage you to veto HB 2278, and allow the legislatur...

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Trump nominates new Federal Bureau of Investigation director day before Comey hearing

Trump nominates new Federal Bureau of Investigation director day before Comey hearing

Joe Lieberman of CT, and some FBI agents anxious that Trump would try to politicize the bureau. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement Wednesday that the job of Federal Bureau of In...

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May's lead widens to 12 points - ICM poll on eve of election

Polls initially supported her gamble, giving her Conservative Party a double-digit lead over its nearest rival, the main opposition Labour Party. So despite the fact the headline writers have do...

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GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for FBI chief

GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for FBI chief

Wray rose to head the department's criminal division in the Bush administration and oversaw investigations into corporate fraud, at a time when Comey was deputy attorney general. A GOP colleague was m...

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Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

The plan calls for rural America to receive grants for rebuilding bridges, roads and waterways. One of the proposals in the infrastructure initiative includes plans to privatize the air traffic c...

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Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Comey, they noted, confirmed Trump's claim that he had told Trump the president was not personally under investigation. Where can't you watch? Major news channels are on board, and so are bars acr...

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Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

Throughout the second half Wednesday night, Cleveland had hope. But Curry hit back-to-back 3s on a 10-0 run to close the entertaining and exhausting quarter. The Cavaliers did a much better job atta...

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Sooner surprise: Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

Sooner surprise: Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

News of the development stunned the college football world Wednesday . In 18 seasons with the Sooners, Stoops was 190-48. All Stoops did was deliver eighteen winning seasons. Riley is known for coach...

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