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White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes

White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes

Although polls show a partisan split when asked whether they agree with the President's decision to fire Comey - 58 per cent of Republicans approve while 66 per cent of Democrats disapprove - there ...

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Trump pledges to move quickly to name new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump's administration - embroiled in a deepening crisis over the sacking and its shifting explanation of events - will interview the first four candidates for the post on Saturday, US media report...

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Man gets 49 years in anti-transgender hate crime

Man gets 49 years in anti-transgender hate crime

During the sentencing hearing in Gulfport, Mississippi, Vallum faces a federal sentence of up to life in prison for the 2015 murder of 17-year-old Mercedes Williamson. This is the first time in U.S. h...

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Trump considering numerous candidates for FBI director

The senators said the meeting had been scheduled before Comey's ouster to discuss "deconfliction" - keeping the FBI's and committee's investigations of alleged ties between the Trump campaign and the ...

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Trump administration vastly expands global anti-abortion policy

Trump administration vastly expands global anti-abortion policy

The new terms of the ban will reportedly apply to $8.8bn in existing foreign aid provided by the state department, USAid, and the Department of Defense - dwarfing the $60m in programming that previous...

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James Clapper: Defending democracy from Trump

Trump conducted a television interview with NBC's Lester Holt in which he said one of the reasons he fired the FBI chief was because Comey was too focused on investigating links between the Trum...

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Yellowstone: White wolf was shot; $5000 reward offered

Yellowstone: White wolf was shot; $5000 reward offered

Park officials think someone shot the alpha female in the north side of Yellowstone or near the Old Yellowstone Trail. It's illegal to shoot animals in the park - or to discharge a firearm. In 1986,...

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Third victim in I-95 shooting identified as Woodbridge man

Third victim in I-95 shooting identified as Woodbridge man

Sunday when a auto pulled alongside them and opened fire. Geller said investigators believe the shooting to be a "targeted incident". The incident happened around 3:40 a.m. A 26-year-old Manassas ...

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Students, fraternity face charges in Penn State hazing death

Instead of calling for help immediately, the frat members allowed him to "sleep it off", thinking he was simply passed out from drinking. According to Philly.com , he fell down a flight of stairs m...

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Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks Running For Senate

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks Running For Senate

Rep. Mo Brooks jumped into the Republican race for the U.S. Senate seat from Alabama, the Montgomery Advertiser reported. The general election is scheduled for December 12. The Huntsville Republican...

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3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

The White House on Tuesday stood by its decision not to tell former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates about its first controversial order barring US entry to immigrants from seven Muslim-majorit...

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Man holding human head stabs worker at grocery store

Police responded to a 911 call from the Harvest Market Thriftway in Estacada at 2:14 p.m. Sunday after the man walked in and stabbed an employee. Deputies and Sandy police, who provide contract poli...

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Trump promises to protect Christians at Liberty commencement speech

A strong majority of evangelicals voted for Trump in November despite some predictions to the contrary. A recent Pew Research Center survey marking Trump's first 100 days in office, a milestone re...

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Trump's lawyers say his tax returns show few Russia dealings

The lawyers said Trump received undisclosed payments over 10 years from Russians for hotel rooms, golf or Trump-licensed products. The exception was a $95 million a Russian billionaire paid for a ...

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Trump says possible to pick new FBI director by next week

Finding Mr Comey's replacement, however, is going to be a monumental struggle for President Trump, as the bipartisan nature that usually gets ugly during the nomination processes, could only get uglie...

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Star prospect Jeremiah Tilmon signs with Missouri Tigers

Star prospect Jeremiah Tilmon signs with Missouri Tigers

The 6'11 standout chose Mizzou over Kansas, North Carolina, Illinois, DePaul, St. Louis University. Tilmon joins an extensive collection of ESL athletes at Mizzou that also includes football players...

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James Clapper on collusion between Russia, Trump aides: There could be evidence

All this just in time for the Lavrov visit on Wednesday, which was supposed to set the stage for a possible Trump-Putin meeting at a G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, in July. That and similar repor...

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Reporter arrested at state capitol during visit from Conway and Price

Reporter arrested at state capitol during visit from Conway and Price

According to its website, Boulder, Colorado-based Public News Service manages independent news services in 36 states, reporting on a variety of social, community, and environmental issues. Price did...

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US Attorney General Sessions Declares War on Poor, Black and Brown Communities

Sessions' memo urged prosecutors to file "the most serious, readily provable" charges that carry the most substantial punishment, including mandatory minimum sentences . Johnson, a former police chie...

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'If you delay, you die' Tulsa officer charged with manslaughter testifies

Shelby's testimony later turned towards her police training and the day she shot Crutcher. Walker also testified that he was shocked when he learned about the charge from a reporter. Tulsa police have...

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Jet crashes near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, authorities say

It crashed in a residential area about 1/4 mile from the airport. Three buildings were hit as the plane crashed, according to a spokesperson of Carlstadt, the neighborhood where the crash took place...

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Putin undecided which song to play when he meets Trump

At his conclusion, Putin whispers something and then decisively shuts the piano's fallboard (the keyboard lid) and walks away, smiling. A cameraman managed to capture the moment in a video and quick...

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White House staff learns how to manipulate Trump

The warning followed after Trump believed a mocked up, 1970s-style magazine cover about how global warming didn't exist, which was a hoax that had circulated for years online. Trump, who said he was...

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Trump's Muslim comments could haunt him in travel ban appeal

Trump's Muslim comments could haunt him in travel ban appeal

It's unclear when the 4th Circuit Court will rule on the matter. (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Protesters hold signs and march outside the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., Monday, May...

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Voter Fraud Hucksters: Foes Of Trump Panel 'Trying To Cover Up Crimes'

Kobach, five other members to this bipartisan commission are Connie Lawson, Secretary of State of Indiana; Bill Gardner, Secretary of State of New Hampshire; Matthew Dunlap, Secretary of State of Main...

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Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

After that, the president said he had already made a decision to fire Comey and that he was going to do it regardless of whether or not Rosenstein recommended it. Taping one's conversations is uncommo...

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Another Appeals Court to Weigh Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Another Appeals Court to Weigh Trump's Revised Travel Ban

If Trump's executive order was the same as the one involving Japanese-Americans, Wall said: "I wouldn't be standing here, and the US would not be defending it". The hearings are being broadcast live o...

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Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Macron was an economy minister in Valls's government from 2014 until he resigned in August 2016 and started En Marche! in April the same year. According to the Council, on May 14, outgoing French P...

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Wisconsin Prison Advocates Concerned about Federal Tough on Crime Edict

Wisconsin Prison Advocates Concerned about Federal Tough on Crime Edict

Calling the new policy "dumb on crime", the formerU.S. Atty. The memo, sent to more than 5,000 assistant USA attorneys across the country specifically instructs them to "charge and pursue the most s...

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Barron Trump will attend private Episcopal school in Maryland

Barron Trump will attend private Episcopal school in Maryland

Andrew's Episcopal School . Melania Trump , in a statement confirming her son's attendance, complimented the school for its "diverse community and commitment to academic excellence". Andrew's is ...

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