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Russian Federation probe reaches current White House official, sources say

But Trump later acknowledged in an interview with NBC that the Russian Federation investigation was a factor. The Times report added to the impression given by Trump himself in a television inte...

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Weiner pleads guilty in underage sexting scandal

Beginning with my service in Congress and continuing into the first half of past year, I have compulsively sought attention from women who contacted me on social media, and I engaged with many of them...

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No indication yet from Flynn on subpoena

No indication yet from Flynn on subpoena

Flynn is also the target of other congressional investigations as well as an ongoing FBI counterintelligence probe and a separate federal investigation in Virginia. That report followed another bomb...

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Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress

The sources emphasized that investigators remain keenly interested in people who previously wielded influence in the Trump campaign and administration but are no longer part of it, including former na...

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Health care, A human right or a market function?

Health care, A human right or a market function?

Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia participate in the Medicaid expansion program, which provides billions of federal dollars to pay for health insurance to low-income Americans. Basica...

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Microsoft reportedly held back WannaCry patch for older Windows versions

If possible, only use supported operating systems and other software. The takeaway for CIOs: Keep your work computers updated with patches on a regular basis and apply emergency patches as needed....

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Melania Trump skips headscarf as she arrives in Saudi Arabia

After saying he was "very close" to naming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, President Donald Trump was set to board Air Force One for his first foreign trip without any comment about th...

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President Trump makes first trip abroad

President Trump makes first trip abroad

President Trump has made a priority of fighting drug trafficking and organized crime in the U.S. Are the two leaders on the same page here? Colombian Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzon spoke of the impor...

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NAACP President Won't be Returning as Leader

NAACP President Won't be Returning as Leader

Leon Russell, the NAACP's national board chairman, said the organization wants to lead on numerous same issues that newer, younger movement groups have rallied around, including public education and...

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Trump Administration Wants to Start Process of Renegotiating NAFTA

The letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was signed by 18 senators, including U.S. Sens. At least 30 days prior to negotiations starting, the administration must make public a "d...

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Trump calls appointment of special counsel a 'witch hunt'

Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier of California said Rosenstein made clear Mueller has "carte blanche authority" in his investigation, and many members expressed confidence in Mueller, a former FBI direct...

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Rosenstein to face full Senate in closed-door briefing on Russia, Comey firing

Rosenstein to face full Senate in closed-door briefing on Russia, Comey firing

Separately, The Post reports that Trump is raging at his staff for failing to mitigate his "stumbles." Why? The senators said the committee's own investigation into Russian Federation and Trump will...

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Pandemic of 'Sean Spicer' heads in garden bushes across globe

The New York Times first reported Friday that her name had surfaced once again as a potential White House spokeswoman. Guilfoyle is one of the reliably pro-Trump voices on Fox News' " The Five ...

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Person who disrupted flight to Hawaii detained

According to Hawaii News Now , the incident prompted US Pacific Command to scramble two F-22 Raptors from the Hawaii Air National Guard, which escorted the flight into Honolulu International Airport...

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz Will Resign, Raising Doubts About Trump Probe

On Tuesday, Chaffetz asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation for documents regarding ousted Director James Comey's communications with President Trump. Some political analysts in Utah have suggest...

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Gen. Lee the last Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

General Lee's statue is the first to be removed during daylight. In response to plans to remove a separate statue of Lee in Charlottesville, alt-right leader and white nationalist Richard Spencer ...

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WaPo: Current White House Official 'Under Scrutiny' In Federal Russia Probe

The announcement comes hours after Trump said he was "very close" to naming the replacement of former FBI Director James Comey whom he fired on May 9. White House response to Comey's agreement t...

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Police say man behind disturbance arrested in LA

Passengers Mark and Donna Basden of Albuquerque, New Mexico, sat down in their first-class seats, and Mark found a laptop in the seat pocket. The man, 25-year-old Anil Uskanil of Turkey, was arrest...

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Senior White House aide 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

Trump and the White House have offered multiple, inconsistent motivations for Comey's early dismissal. Trump has denied any collusion and called the case a waste of money and time. "By grandstanding...

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5 things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

5 things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

Flynn was sacked for misleading the Vice President. "This was a problem because not only do we believe that the Russians knew this, but that they likely had proof of this information - and that create...

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Summer Reading Program begins

Summer Reading Program begins

All participants who sign up for the Summer Reading Program will receive a free gift and those who read for 10 hours in 15 minute increments will receive a free book and tickets for prize drawings. ...

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Trump told Russians firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure on him

The committee's chairman, Sen. Testifying in an open session, rather than a closed one, ensures that Comey's testimony will be public. But he made clear it was not his intention for President Dona...

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Flynn Could Be Used To Influence Trump- Russian Officials

The plan was only approved by Trump after Flynn was sacked in February for misleading USA vice president Mike Pence and other White House officials about his ties to Russia's ambassador to the US. Mue...

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Boy calls police on dad after finding drugs in his suitcase

Boy calls police on dad after finding drugs in his suitcase

The boy, whose name the Herald is withholding, told officers he and his cousin were rummaging through his father's luggage when they found bags of drugs, a scale and other smaller plastic bags. "I wan...

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Mayor: Statue removal will allow city to heal

Mayor: Statue removal will allow city to heal

Four Southern states - South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee - have passed similar preservation acts that block local municipalities from removing or altering historic war monuments. P.G....

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Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee

Earlier, the New York Times reported the US President had told Russian officials Mr Comey was a "nut job" whose ouster relieved "great pressure" on him. "What we did not get a clear understanding ...

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Flashback - Report: Obama Administration 'Shut Down' Comey Request On Russia Probe

On Thursday morning, Trump took to Twitter to lash out against the appointment, accusing former President Barack Obama and opponent Hillary Clinton of committing "illegal acts" and whining that he was...

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White House Faces New Pressure on Comey, Russia

Trump said as much in one televised interview, but the White House has offered changing justifications for the firing. A person of interest is someone law enforcement identifies as relevant to an i...

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Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

Trump and Lieberman discussed the position at the White House on Wednesday. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) fumed about Lieberman's efforts to undercut more generous Medicare benefits in Obamacare and his rela...

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Donald Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

Donald Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

News reports over the past few days have said Spicer and other communications team members may soon be replaced in a White House shake-up. Asked whether he urged Comey to ease up on the Flynn invest...

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