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Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to leak to media, threatens 'tapes'

Spicer insisted that those remarks were not a "threat" warning Comey not to talk to the press. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he had not asked fired FBI Director James Comey for his loya...

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Despite warnings on Flynn, Trump dismisses Russian collusion

Despite warnings on Flynn, Trump dismisses Russian collusion

Flynn told Pence that he had not discussed Russian Federation sanctions with the ambassador, when in fact he had. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the decision, which led the White House t...

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Police have killed almost 200 people in moving vehicles since '15

Officer Roy Oliver has been identified as the cop who fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards in the head Saturday night as he left a house party. A police officer shot and killed a black teenager on...

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City removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues in New Orleans

New Orleans has removed the second of four Confederate statues, with a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis being the latest one. A last-ditch effort to block the removal of a monumen...

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Officials expect rise in tick population

Officials expect rise in tick population

Brisdon, who has alway been active outdoors, has had three bouts with tick bites. Ticks usually need 24 hours to begin transmitting the disease-causing bacteria which means early detection is key. The...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies

The move has always been expected from Sessions, a former federal prosecutor who cut his teeth during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic and who has promised to make combating violence and dru...

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Amtrak engineer won't be charged in deadly crash

Amtrak engineer won't be charged in deadly crash

It said that engineer Brandon Bostian lost track of where he was and probably sped up because he thought that he had already passed the bend. Gilda Jacobs died in the crash of that Amtrak train. P...

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Two dead bodies found in Central Park

Two dead bodies found in Central Park

The grizzly discoveries inside the iconic park in the center of Manhattan were "unusual", but apparently coincidental, chief of detectives Robert Boyce said, The Wall Street Journal reported . The me...

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As farmers worry, Agriculture chief to promote trade

As farmers worry, Agriculture chief to promote trade

Perdue says rather than adding an undersecretary to the seven positions, they've moved around their organization, "We made a decision to move some USDA agencies to places where they are better suite...

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Why is Paul Ryan really defending Trump firing Comey?

Why is Paul Ryan really defending Trump firing Comey?

Ryan acknowledged the dismissal "was no small thing", but he joined others in the party who have split from those more troubled by the abrupt firing, which stunned Washington amid the investigation of...

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Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

Donald Trump warned ousted FBI Director James Comey on Friday not to talk to the media, a highly unusual move that prompted fresh charges the president is trying to silence the man who led an inv...

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Trump Threatens to Stop White House Press Briefings

As the Comey firing and the Russian Federation probe consumed cable news networks and the internet, the administration announced an agreement with China to promote market access for US natural gas, ...

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Texas police shoot dead 15-year-old black teen

The Balch Springs, Texas , officer, identified as Roy Oliver, was terminated for violating department policies in the shooting death of Jordan Edwards , police chief Jonathan Haber said . Oliver, a...

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Trump's right about health care - in Australia

Furthermore, Section 133 of the American Health Care Act states that insurance providers can not discriminate against individuals with pre-existing conditions by charging them higher premiums. 74 ...

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Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

Spicer also slammed Yates , referring to her as "someone who is not exactly a supporter of the president's agenda" and who was widely rumored to have supported Hillary Clinton for president. Just bec...

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8-year-old boy said he had fainted, school says

8-year-old boy said he had fainted, school says

Branch said the video shows a student slam him against a bathroom wall, but her client was told by the school only that her son had "fainted". According to reports, it was then that his mother took hi...

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Olympics: Athletes at forefront of LA 2024 plan

The commission was able to view all but one of the 30-plus venues outlined in the bid before the end of the tour in scenic Santa Monica. Yet the evaluation team's tour only reinforced the belief tha...

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Security questions over Russian photographer allowed into Oval Office

When the press pool was allowed into the Oval Office after the meeting, Mr Lavrov and Mr Kislyak had left and, in a surprise, former secretary of state Henry Kissinger was with Mr Trump instead. "Ther...

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Sean Spicer won't deny that Trump is secretly recording White House conversations

A businessman and reality television star who never served in public office, Trump may not have understood that by tradition, Federal Bureau of Investigation directors are not supposed to be political...

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Four dead in shooting at USA nursing home

Four dead in shooting at USA nursing home

Lt. Sellers says the sheriff has requested assistance from the Ohio BCI who is on the way now. Disario had only been chief of the police department for about three weeks, and he had six children a...

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John Cornyn Texas Southern University Speech Off After DeVos Debacle

John Cornyn Texas Southern University Speech Off After DeVos Debacle

He has strong relationships with members of his conference and would likely sail through confirmation. But GOP senators set term limits for leadership posts and his ends at the start of 2019. A histor...

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Spicer Pressed on Clapper's New Comments on Trump-Russia Collusion

President Donald Trump may find it totally appropriate to ask appointees like former FBI Director James Comey to pledge their loyalty to the administration, but there is little indication that Tr...

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Officials ID gunman, 2 victims in Ohio shooting

Officials ID gunman, 2 victims in Ohio shooting

The Ohio State Highway Patrol confirms a Kirkersville police officer was shot while responding to an active shooter situation at a nursing and rehabilitation center in Kirkersville, Ohio. was shot a...

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White House: Yates was a 'political opponent of president'

White House: Yates was a 'political opponent of president'

The Senate is scrutinising contacts between Trump's presidential campaign and Moscow, while the Bureau is focusing on a Central Intelligence Agency report that Russian Federation intervened to help Tr...

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Women's Lacrosse Upsets No. 7 Penn in NCAA Tournament

Women's Lacrosse Upsets No. 7 Penn in NCAA Tournament

However, USC won the ensuing draw and bled out the clock. "They outcompeted us and we were just not competing in that first half and that really set the tone in High Point's favor". Miller dished to...

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AG Sessions Urges More Mandatory Minimums, Rand Paul Slams Back

Though Holder did say that prosecutors ordinarily should charge the most serious offense, he instructed them to do an "individualized assessment" of the defendant's conduct. On Thursday, Sessions re...

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Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

Authorities responded to the report of an active shooter situation at the Pine Kirk Care Center , 205 E. Main Street in Kirkersville . Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Friday that two sear...

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Kirkersville Shooting: Three Dead, Including Police Chief, at Ohio Nursing Home

He also said the gunman had two hostages in a wooded area that were not harmed. Thorp could not be reached for further comment, but local media, citing law enforcement officials, reported that two f...

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Trump's health care and tax plans are very, very unpopular

Now the House plan moves on to the Senate, where additional improvements are expected. For all the criticism that Obamacare has received since its adoption in 2010, one provision that is immensely p...

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White House connects Comey firing, 'conclusion' of Russian Federation probe

White House connects Comey firing, 'conclusion' of Russian Federation probe

Since the explosive decision was announced Tuesday, the president's advisers have struggled to come up with a consistent timeline and rationale. In an interview with NBC's Lester Holt on Thursday, T...

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Trump Creating Commission on Voter Fraud, Suppression

President Trump named Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as vice chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. The bipartisan commission includes Kansas Secretary of Stat...

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US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

Critics of the shift say it will revive the worst aspects of the drug war. Scholars who research the criminal justice system and corrections policies argue that the corrections system as a whole - n...

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The debut for Hughes: Canada rookie tied for lead at Players

So you just got to try and. He hit wedge to 4 feet for his par. Dustin Johnson hits out of the third fairway during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point G...

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After UNESCO Jerusalem vote, Israel cuts UN funding

The resolution was submitted by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan. Israel will cut another million dollars from its already slashed funding to the UN, Prime Minister Benyamin N...

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Trump calls sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief a 'showboat'

Trump maintains Comey told him that he was not under investigation, but McCabe suggested under questioning that was highly improbable. It was unclear whether word of the Comey request, put to Deputy...

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