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Balch Springs Police Chief Identifies, Fires Jordan Edwards' Killer

Edwards was shot in a vehicle while leaving a house party with four other teenagers. Authorities later admitted, however, that they had misspoken in recounting what occurred and that it appeared as ...

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Trump says it would not be "inappropriate" to ask for Comey's loyalty

Dean HellerDean HellerVulnerable GOP senator heckled at Hispanic event GOP senator: Special prosecutor "on the table" The prepaid rule: A big loss for McConnell and Perdue, a big win for consumers MOR...

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White House Says Trump's 'Tapes' Tweet About Comey Wasn't a Threat

He declined comment two more times , adding that he was not aware of anyone in the White House having a recording of the president's dinner with Comey. Mr Trump also cited comments from James Clapper...

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Jeff Sessions US Attorney General orders prosecutors to seek toughest sentences

Sessions attributes the need for a change in drug policy to the nation's opioid epidemic and increased violence in big cities. Mandatory-minimum sentencing laws, which require judges to impose l...

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Amtrak 188 conductor charged with manslaughter in fatal Philly crash

Bostian has been charged with eight counts of manslaughter among other offenses, according to the statement. The charges come three days after the city district attorney's office said no charges wou...

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White House was warned Flynn at risk of blackmail

White House was warned Flynn at risk of blackmail

Yates told the White House's Office of Legal Counsel that Flynn did discuss sanctions with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador, even though he told Pence that he didn't but couldn't prove it. Grah...

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Senate aides: Comey has declined to testify before Intelligence Committee

Like many administrations, the relationship between Trump and the press has been tense. Trump said Comey wanted to have the dinner because he wanted to stay on in the job. The twitter storm comes a da...

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Amtrak 188 engineer charged with manslaughter

Brandon Bostian, who was charged by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, is accused of increasing the New York City-bound train's speed "to more than twice the legal limit" - 106 miles per hour...

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White House advisers struggle to keep Comey story straight

White House advisers struggle to keep Comey story straight

I'm sure he will be. It includes Vice President Pence, who in an appearance on Capitol Hill quadrupled down on what turned out to be, at its most benign interpretation, an incomplete and therefore m...

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Pa.'s attorney general joins call for independent Russian probe

Pa.'s attorney general joins call for independent Russian probe

That memo-which Rosenstein submitted to his boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and which pointedly stopped short of calling for Comey to be fired-was then publicly described by multiple White Hou...

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Ex-teacher, teen planned to paddle to Mexico

Ex-teacher, teen planned to paddle to Mexico

Cummins family, we just wanted to express they are still very much in support of him, not saying they condone the actions that have been alleged against him but they still provide support, emotional s...

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Donald Trump demanded James Comey's loyalty and didn't get it

When the president fired Comey, it made him the first since Nixon to fire a law enforcement official officially investigating something tied to the White House. "I would find that very inconsistent wi...

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Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

According the Justice Department, Brown also fraudulently claimed deductions on her tax returns for donations to the One Door for Education Foundation, and solicited donations by misleading donors to ...

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Jackson calls commission to investigate voter fraud a fraud

Jackson calls commission to investigate voter fraud a fraud

The panel will aim to ensure confidence in the integrity of federal elections while looking at vulnerabilities in the system and the possibility of improper voting and fraudulent voter registration an...

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Hospitals across Britain hit by large-scale cyber-attack

By activating the "kill switch", experts say it bought time for some countries to create firewalls blocking the attack. "We should be prepared more hospitals will nearly certainly be shut down by ra...

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Republican who helped pass health overhaul meeting voters

Republican who helped pass health overhaul meeting voters

The mood was toxic from the start. "This is tax cuts for everyone", he said. The tense moment set the tone in a marathon town hall that lasted well past the length of time it takes many people to ru...

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Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

Amtrak train 188 was on its way from Washington to NY on 12 May 2015 when it came off the track in the city of Philadelphia . The family submitted an affidavit stating that Bostian was going more t...

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Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

Brandon Bostian has been charged with involuntary manslaughter , causing or risking a catastrophe, and "numerous" counts of reckless endangerment, prosecutors said. The state AG's office will either ...

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National Ad Buy Boosts House GOPers Who Supported Obamacare Repeal Bill

National Ad Buy Boosts House GOPers Who Supported Obamacare Repeal Bill

Even worse, some Republicans started talking about another dreaded R word: fix. The bill does not go far enough in repealing the disaster that is Obamacare, and the Senate will start its version fro...

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Trump on Comey 'tapes': 'I can't talk about that'

In an interview with Fox News Friday, Trump declined to comment on whether he has listening devices in the White House. "I have talked to the President". On Thursday Trump said he would have fired ...

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Repeal Of Obama-era Methane Emission Limits Narrowly Fails In Senate

The Western Energy Alliance, a major oil and gas industry group, has described the methane regulation as an overreach of executive authority in a matter better left to states and the EPA. While extr...

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Local Gander Mountain not on closure list

Local Gander Mountain not on closure list

Meanwhile, a "Going Out of Business" sign put up earlier this month remained displayed across the exterior of the store that underwent an expansion a year ago. At the time, the Howland store was not o...

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Hillary to launch resistance against Trump

The FBI, which is supposed to remain politically neutral, said a few days later that the new emails did not change its decision not to recommend criminal charges against Clinton, but many Democrats be...

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Trump threatens Comey: 'Better hope' there are no tapes of our conversations

Trump fired Comey on Tuesday, and the president said in an NBC News exclusive interview on Thursday that he had been planning to do so regardless of what the Department of Justice recommended. IL 8...

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Pope Canonizes Two Child Visionaries in Fátima, Portugal

The canonisation on Saturday has also attracted huge crowds to the sanctuary where the Virgin is said to have appeared six times between May and October 1917 to three impoverished, barely-literate chi...

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Rand Paul Pans Sessions' 'Tough On Crime' Prosecution Policy

Rand Paul Pans Sessions' 'Tough On Crime' Prosecution Policy

Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration , an organization of almost 200 current and former police chiefs, sheriffs, and prosecutors, called the move an "ineffective way to protect ...

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Liberals Spend $500K Targeting House Republicans Over Health Care Bill

Liberals Spend $500K Targeting House Republicans Over Health Care Bill

Supporters of the House measure argued though Obamacare enabled people to buy insurance, the deductibles actually put health care out of reach and the fact that carriers were pulling out of the state...

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Final vote expected in House on marijuana bill

Final vote expected in House on marijuana bill

The House bill doesn't go as far as the state Senate's legalization bill, which provided for regulation and taxation. (D), the Senate's version ofS.16 initially passed on February 2, with no oppositio...

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McCabe Claims Broad Support for Comey Among FBI Employees

The White House has dismissed the FBI inquiry, though acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said on Thursday that it is still "a highly significant investigation". McCabe's hearing came after Comey was u...

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'Witness Intimidation': Trump May Have Crossed Legal Lines With Comey Tweet

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told MSNBC on Friday he had spoken to Mr Comey before the dinner, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation head had said he was "uneasy" about i...

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