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Merrick Garland To Remain A Judge; Won't Be FBI Director

Merrick Garland To Remain A Judge; Won't Be FBI Director

Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer did not confirm where the intelligence came from but said in a statement that his country "has full confidence in our intelligence sharing relationship with the Unite...

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Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation

Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to defend his actions. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe also testified last week on Capitol Hill that there "has been no effort to impede our investigation to dat...

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Israel source of intel Trump leaked to Russians

Israel source of intel Trump leaked to Russians

McMaster said at a White House press conference Tuesday. The Post story did not say Trump had shared sources and methods, but noted that the information could lead to revealing the USA partner w...

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Sean Spicer and Donald Trump make out on SNL

McCarthy's Spicer and Baldwin's Trump flirted, with Trump tickling Spicer and Spicer declaring he had a wife. When Saturday Night Live released a trailer featuring Melissa McCarthy singing and dan...

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News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

Yates confirmed reports that she had told the White House, six days into Trump's administration, that Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had not been honest with Vice President Mike Pence ab...

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Ranked USC Takes Over NCAA Washington Regional Lead

Ranked USC Takes Over NCAA Washington Regional Lead

Lawrence had five birdies in his second round. The Tigers trail Vanderbilt, which leads the tournament with a 12-under-par 564. The Tiger are eight shots back, tied with Lipscomb and Central Florida...

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UNSC, Turkey condemn North Korea missile test

The rocket, "newly designed in a Korean-style", flew 490 miles and reached a maximum altitude of 1,310 miles, the North said , and "verified the homing feature of the warhead under the worst re-ent...

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Western Wall Not Part of Israel

On Sunday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump was considering the best move to facilitate renewing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that have been frozen since 2014, hinting he might not ...

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Mormon church severs some of its ties to the Boy Scouts

Mormon church severs some of its ties to the Boy Scouts

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - more commonly known as the LDS or Mormon church -are abandoning scouting programs for boys ages 14 to 18. The timing of the church's withdrawal has so...

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Republican senator among those to interview for Federal Bureau of Investigation director role, reports say

Republican senator among those to interview for Federal Bureau of Investigation director role, reports say

Trey Gowdy , former Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers and former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly . One of several candidates President Donald Trump is considering to replace fired FBI Directo...

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Taylor Swift's Sexual Assault Trial Heats Up With Unusual Choice Of 'Expert'

Taylor Swift's Sexual Assault Trial Heats Up With Unusual Choice Of 'Expert'

Mueller lost his job after Taylor alleged that he sexually violated her during a photo op while backstage at a concert; he sued her for damages. With the case set to go to trial in August, both Dav...

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School budgets considered statewide on Tuesday

School budgets considered statewide on Tuesday

A rundown on the propositions and budgets are below. State aid totals $33.12 million, according to district administrators. Spending elsewhere is flat or shifting slightly. Voting takes place from Noo...

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Texas police chiefs oppose 'constitutional carry' bill

Meanwhile, Democrats and progressive groups decried the bill as a "show-me-your-papers" measure and promised to file an immediate court challenge to SB4 after Abbott signs the measure, which they pr...

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James Clapper: Our Institutions 'Are Under Assault' Both Externally and Internally

James Clapper: Our Institutions 'Are Under Assault' Both Externally and Internally

Former FBI Director James Comey leaves his home in McLean, Va., Saturday, May 13, 2017. Comey, according to the New York Times , attended the matinee of the touring Broadway musical "Fun Home" a bloc...

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White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes

Trump and his staffers have refused to explain those remarks, and they became part of the political cloud that has overshadowed the White House ever since Comey was sacked as FBI Director. But the p...

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W House denies Trump caused 'lapse in national security'

W House denies Trump caused 'lapse in national security'

Republicans in Congress are calling for briefings and pleading for "less drama" at the White House following revelations that President Trump shared classified intelligence with Russian Federation - b...

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Lawmakers who supported GOP health care bill get ad boost

The bill now moves to the Senate for consideration, where it is expected to undergo significant change. "I voted for the American Health Care Act (AHCA)", said Bridenstine, R-Oklahoma. Thune is on...

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Boeing To Assemble T-X Air Force Training Jet In St. Louis

Boeing To Assemble T-X Air Force Training Jet In St. Louis

But Monday's announcement - complete with members of the area's Congressional delegation, local politicians and regional business leaders - made it official. Boeing unveiled two T-X aircraft with its...

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Fox Host Claims She's in Talks to Replace Sean Spicer

After a hectic week at the White House, President Trump again floated the idea of canceling the traditional daily press briefings in an interview with Fox News , and if Guilfoyle comes aboard she cou...

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Trump tweets warning to Comey about 'leaking to the press'

In Friday's daily briefing, Mr Spicer refused to comment on questions about whether Mr Trump had been making surreptitious recordings in the White House. We're 113 days into the Trump presidency, wi...

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Trump says he will nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon

When Donald Trump was merely a real estate mogul, he exaggerated flamboyantly and reporters considered it charming: He promoted Trump Tower as a 68-story building, even though it has only 58 floors. T...

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Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks announces bid for Sessions' Senate seat

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks announces bid for Sessions' Senate seat

He said he had been preparing as if he is running because there is no time to get behind an already crowded field with little time before the August 15 primary. Federal election records show he has mo...

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Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office

Trump, who complains bitterly about how others treat him, has once again with his own behavior - his own apparent inability to control himself - created yet another mess for himself and for the countr...

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Bradley Beal's 38 points not enough as Wizards fall in Game 7

Bradley Beal's 38 points not enough as Wizards fall in Game 7

Second-seeded Cavaliers, 8-0 in the playoffs, took the season series 2-1. "They're tremendous. The defending champs", said Stevens. I honestly don't think they can. "You credit them because they p...

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Trump signs order to let churches engage more in politics

Trump signs order to let churches engage more in politics

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on the National Day of Prayer , seeking to circumvent a decades-old law prohibiting political speech in places of worship and build on contraception...

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Mormon Church Pulls Teens from Boy Scouts

Mormon Church Pulls Teens from Boy Scouts

The First Presidency announced the Church will discontinue involvement in the Boy Scouts of America Varsity and Venture programs on May 11. That report is attached to this story. "Any resolution adopt...

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Learjet crash near New York City kills 2 crew members

Authorities said the plane's two crew members appear to have been killed, while no one on the ground was injured, despite what looked like widespread carnage with flames and black smoke billowing from...

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Donald Trump is mulling moving the United States embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Meanwhile, the Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. While Trump has not taken any action on his pledge to move the embassy so far, the Palestinian leadership fi...

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Juror dismissed in Corrine Brown fraud trial

The charges carry penalties as high as 300 years in prison, but there are suggestions that Brown could be sentenced to far less time. Brown, a Florida Democrat, had come under scrutiny for her conne...

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North Korea Tests Missile That Comes Dangerously Close to Russian Federation

Japanese officials say the missile flew for about 30 minutes, traveling about 800 kilometers (500 miles) and reaching an altitude of 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles). The country's official Korea...

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Sessions Issues New Charging, Sentencing Policy to US Attorneys

His 2 page memo detailed his intentions of changing the stance on crime, telling the 5,000 or so US attorneys and district attorneys to "charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense". ...

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Chance of Showers Increases Tuesday

Chance of Showers Increases Tuesday

Some of the storms could be severe. Lingering showers are possible Friday , with fair weather and a warming trend forecast for the weekend. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inc...

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Trump may pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director within a week

Asked if "internally" meant the president, Clapper said, "Exactly". During his interview with host Jeanine Pirro, Trump denied a New York Times report that he attempted early in his presidency to ...

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Canadian woman's cutout of Spicer in bush gets attention

When another agreed that she was better at the job, Spicey jumped out, took a fire extinguisher to his trousers, and chanted "liar, liar, trousers on fire". A Victoria B.C. woman's idea is trending ar...

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White House commission to study voter fraud, suppression

White House commission to study voter fraud, suppression

Vice President Pence will lead the commission and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach , a Republican, will be the vice chair. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that t...

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