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Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions

Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions

But a report in The Washington Post that Trump went further than just asking Coats to rebut former FBI Director James Comey in public increases the intrigue. Comey was testifying publicly fo...

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London Bridge attack: What do we know about the terrorists?

Two of the London Bridge terrorists have been named by Scotland Yard as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan who was known to security service...

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Uh, Even North Korea Thinks Trump's Paris Climate Decision Was "Selfish"

Tek Vannara, executive director of the NGO Forum, said that Trump's "protectionism" would badly affect countries like Cambodia and urged the U.S. to reconsider the move. "When climate change is thre...

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Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

Every time the NSA director was asked if a conversation about the Russian Federation probe occurred with Trump, Rogers did not directly answer the question and referred back to his blanket stat...

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West Salem Baptist Church to host Bible School June 19 through 23

Winners must be present. The Christian Women's Council of Bethany Word of Life Tabernacle, 6808 Paluxy Drive in Tyler, will have a Women's Missionary Sunday program at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 11. The p...

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President Trump's tweets are official statements, White House

President Trump's tweets are official statements, White House

On the broader question of whether his tweets are hurting his presidency, 57 percent of voters said yes. The president turned down the offer, but Tuesday, the White House declined to say wheth...

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Kansas man faces hate crime indictment in bar shooting

Kansas man faces hate crime indictment in bar shooting

The indictment also accused Purinton of attempting to kill Madasani "because of his actual and perceived race, colour, religion and national origin". He said he saw two men he knew as regulars of th...

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Trump's first press conference since Comey hearing

Comey was unabashed about accusing Trump and his administration of telling "lies", and said he began the practice of immediately making notes after talking with the president because "I was honestl...

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GOP senator admonishes Democrat for persistent questioning

GOP senator admonishes Democrat for persistent questioning

While I could easily argue that silencing Harris was a symptom of general misogyny, I'd prefer to focus on the specifics of the often invisible sexism of how male politicians speak. "It is. Either you...

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Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

A Texas grand jury will hear the case against a sheriff's deputy and her husband involved in a parking lot confrontation that ended with a man's death. She faces accessory to murder charges, accord...

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County offers tips to deal with expected Heat Wave

County offers tips to deal with expected Heat Wave

The National Weather Service sees a drop in high temperatures through the weekend, with Wednesday's high around 88 degrees. A heat advisory is normally issued within 12 hours of the onset of the fo...

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Family warns of 'dry drowning' after child dies days after swimming

Family warns of 'dry drowning' after child dies days after swimming

The boy had been exhibiting symptoms similar to a stomach illness for a few days, including vomiting and diarrhea. "Out of nowhere he just woke up and he said "ahhhh" and he took his last breath",...

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Comey testimony leaves question about Sessions unanswered

But Comey also confirmed that Trump was not being probed. In the post, the president said: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindcaiton. director implored him ...

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Trump, Senate Republicans looking for healthcare bill this summer

But no issue has proved more challenging than how to approach Medicaid, the half-century-old government safety-net plan for the poor that is a pillar of Obamacare's coverage expansion. Although en...

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Make a deal? Lawmakers start new session with same divisions

Make a deal? Lawmakers start new session with same divisions

House Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison, said he believes there are very few votes in the Democrat caucus for the current plan, which would automatically roll back income taxes 7 percent on Januar...

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Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

In nearly three hours of sworn testimony, Comey also said he orchestrated a leak to a New York Times reporter of a memo describing his conversations with Trump in the hope that it would prompt t...

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Saudi along with allies issues list of 'terrorists' linked to Qatar

Saudi along with allies issues list of 'terrorists' linked to Qatar

Oil prices dipped on renewed concerns about the efficacy of OPEC-led production cuts due to the Qatar tensions, and also over growing USA output. Qatar denies having any ties to extremists. The UAE...

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Kansas lawmakers end Brownback tax cut 'experiment' with veto override

Attempts to override the governor's veto on both those bills failed. A bipartisan majority in the state Senate and state House voted to override Brownback's veto of a bill to raise taxes by $1.2 b...

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Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

Comey told the Senate that Trump had asked him for a pledge of loyalty and encouraged him once to shut down the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. In an earl...

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Putin claims he never had strong connection with Michael Flynn

Putin claims he never had strong connection with Michael Flynn

President Putin stated in no uncertain terms that "there were no meetings" between himself and President Trump and that they "did not have any relationship at all" with him and were not holding an...

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Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russia

Warner said he came out of the hearing "with more questions than when I went in". But he said, here in this open session, I'm not going to get into conversations with the president. The two would on...

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Trump, making no mention of Comey, tells evangelicals: We're 'under siege'

Trump, making no mention of Comey, tells evangelicals: We're 'under siege'

But Kasowitz's claim that this proves Comey leaked classified information is flawed. ABC, NBC , and CBS will pre-empt regular daytime programming to join CNN - which has had a countdown clock run...

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Taylor Swift Is Savage

Subscription-only services all had her previous pre-2014 albums, and Apple Music , in a very public coup for the company following a very public act of contrition, also had 1989. Officials at the Rec...

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Trump to file complaint against Comey for memo leak

Comey recalled that Trump and the White House gave shifting explanations for why he was dismissed, first saying it was over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe in 2016, then saying i...

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Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote

Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote

In 2017 alone, at least seven journalists have died in Mexico , one of the most risky countries in the world for the practice of the profession, and another, Salvador Adame, disappeared in mid-May in...

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Gov. Carney adds First State to US Climate Alliance

Gov. Carney adds First State to US Climate Alliance

She also said Trump knows the USA has to be "responsible" with climate change . Even though Russia appears evasive when it comes to cutting down its emissions, unlike Trump, the Russian leader ...

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Convicted rapist arrested in Pensacola

Convicted rapist arrested in Pensacola

Howard could not give an alibi of where he was when Naomi went missing, deputies said. Investigators are fairly sure that Naomi and Howard were acquainted through everyday interactions at the comple...

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McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

Comey himself was confused the questioning , but generally managed to set things straight when McCain seemed to go off course. Twitter is anxious about you! "Tell me the difference between your co...

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'Gay' Trump fans denied entry into 'Pride' parade

Trump, who was the Republican presidential candidate at that time, also suggested a boycott on Starbucks over its decision to remove "Merry Christmas" from its cups. Life is still improving for LGB...

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What did we learn from Comey's testimony before Congress?

The Democrats' questions tended to be somewhat more accusatory toward the president, the Republicans' questions somewhat more exculpatory, but there was a welcome air of sobriety about the whole thi...

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