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Top Democrats demand any "tapes", all communications between Trump and James Comey

Donald Trump tweeted, issuing an unusual public warning to the recently fired director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation as more news stories are published about the pair's contentious relationsh...

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Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

Testifying before Congress this week, Yates said she warned White House officials that Flynn might be vulnerable to compromise by Russians given his contacts with high Russian officials. Graham told ...

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Texas Police Fire Officer Who Shot 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

Since the killing, Roy Oliver, the officer who fired his rifle into the departing vehicle, has been dismissed from the Dallas Police Department, and his actions have been seriously criticized by both ...

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They Wanted a Shutdown And Didn't Get It

Mr. Trump's tweets came after media reports saying Democrats were the winners in the negotiations to keep the government open, which resulted in a five-month deal that runs to the end of the current...

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New Orleans school warns parents of Confederate statue removal

Following demonstrations and lengthy legal wrangles, the statue is one of four monuments relating to the Confederacy that's in the process of being removed by the Louisiana city. Supporters say they...

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Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

The two-page memo , which was sent to more than 5,000 assistant USA attorneys across the country and all assistant attorneys general in Washington, D.C., laid out the policy of tougher charges and lo...

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Spurs roll over Rockets, into conference finals

There also will be at least one key question, that being the status of Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard , who sustained a sprained right ankle in Game 5 and did not play in Game 6. I love him ...

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Attorney general sparks fear with push for harsh sentences

Attorney general sparks fear with push for harsh sentences

Former Attorney General Eric Holder in a 2013 memo sought less harsh sentences for low-level offenders who didn't belong to a trafficking organization or gang. We will not be willfully blind to your...

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Second dead body found floating in Central Park pond

Second dead body found floating in Central Park pond

It was not immediately known how long the body had been there and whether any foul play was involved. NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce, center, stands between police commanders during a press...

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New USDA position is intended to boost agricultural trade

New USDA position is intended to boost agricultural trade

Perdue made the case that withdrawing would be devastating to US farmers. "No doubt, the opportunity we have here at the USDA in rural development is unmatched". Perdue said that the reorganization al...

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Why is Paul Ryan really defending Trump firing Comey?

Why is Paul Ryan really defending Trump firing Comey?

Mark Pocan, D-Madison, holding a town hall meeting in Kenosha-in Ryan's district-Friday: "I don't have a response on that". Sonette Tippens from the town of Linn holds a protest sign during House Sp...

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Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

Halfway across the globe, the news of Comey's dismissal elicited a tweet from U.S. Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith about the troubles she has explaining Washington's actions. Connolly wasn't th...

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Sean Spicer faces first White House briefing since Comey's firing

Connolly wasn't the only one to suggest Trump had broken the law. In an early-morning tweetstorm Friday, Trump suggested there might be recordings of his conversations with Comey that could be use...

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Yates, Flynn And The Trump-Russia Investigation

Trump signed the ban on January 27, the same day Yates met for a second time with White House counsel Donald McGahn about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Ambassador...

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Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

Some 38 percent expect pharmaceutical drug prices to rise in the coming years while a majority are hopeful they will stay where they are or begin to come down. The House plan also provides $138 billio...

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Coroner reopens case of bullied 8-year-old who killed self

Coroner reopens case of bullied 8-year-old who killed self

School officials did not tell her that her son was attacked and rendered unconscious, simply telling her that the boy had fainted, family lawyer Jennifer L. The family's attorney, Carla Leader, descri...

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Olympics-Serena Williams, Biles join LA's 2024 Games bid

In Inglewood, the Los Angeles Rams welcomed the committee to town, tweeting: "Great to have the IOC members tour our L.A. venues". There were stops at UCLA, where student residences would be renov...

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Mormon Church Will Withdraw From Boy Scouts' Programs For Older Teens

Many LDS congregations in the United States and Canada are not being well served in Varsity and Venture, according to the church, and are hard to implement within the church. The church said it has al...

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Trump warns Comey about leaking to media

Comey was directing investigations into connections between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, along with possible meddling by Moscow in the 2016 USA presidential election. "Maybe the best thin...

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Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russian Federation investigation — CNN exclusive

Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russian Federation investigation — CNN exclusive

In an unusual move for a former president - particularly one who just handed the White House to the opposing party - Obama taped a video endorsing Emmanuel Macron, the eventual victor of the French pr...

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Removal of Jefferson Davis statue sparks pre-dawn protests in New Orleans

Removal of Jefferson Davis statue sparks pre-dawn protests in New Orleans

Ingraham wrote on Twitter in a since-deleted tweet, quoting a news report that said a New Orleans memorial to Confederate President Jefferson Davis will come down this week . The slayings...

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White House struggles to straighten its story on Comey

White House struggles to straighten its story on Comey

Members of the US press weren't allowed in, and photos from the official White House photographer didn't appear anywhere until the following day. "So: Russian state media had an exclusive on the Ova...

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Police investigate killing of Ohio police chief, 2 others

Thorp said the day is especially tough for law enforcement, saying the deputies who assisted DiSario on the scene were struggling to deal with the morning's events. A woman who works about a block awa...

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Trump threatens to cancel White House media briefings to ensure 'accuracy'

Trump threatens to cancel White House media briefings to ensure 'accuracy'

What makes this even more suspicious are the reports that Trump pressed Comey to pledge his loyalty at a dinner in January - which Comey declined to give, saying instead that he would always be hone...

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Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead

People console each other as emergency personnel respond to shooting outside Pine Kirk nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio . One of the vehicles searched was at a nearby gas station in Kirkersville...

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GOP senator disinvited from speaking at historically black university

GOP senator disinvited from speaking at historically black university

In addition to Cornyn's support of Donald Trump's picks for attorney general and education secretary, the petition cites aspects of the senator's voting record as reasons he's not fit to speak at th...

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Kirkersville Police Chief, two others and gunman dead in nursing home shooting

A police chief and three others were killed in a shooting at a nursing and rehabilitation center in a small OH town, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said Friday. A sheriff says a gunman who killed ...

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White House refuses to say if conversations are being taped

Trump not only fired Comey , but appeared to issue a public threat Friday morning to release "tapes" of their conversation if Comey were to speak to the press. Lawmakers have asked for a briefing a...

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Trump's pointing of the finger at Obama for failing to vet Flynn

Trump's pointing of the finger at Obama for failing to vet Flynn

Pence said in January that Flynn denied those calls involved sanctions placed on Russian Federation by the Obama administration in response to its election meddling. She said McGahn followed up by ask...

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The Auburn Women's Tennis Defeats DePaul to Advance in the NCAA Tournament

The Auburn Women's Tennis Defeats DePaul to Advance in the NCAA Tournament

EST at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center. Assists: HP-Perrotta 4, Brown 3, Stevens 3, Poulin 2, Gaeng; T-Brookhart 3, Sulmonte 3, Gillingham 2, Montalbano 2, Conti. Towson leads the all-time seri...

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