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Former PM Manuel Valls offers to back Emmanuel Macron in elections

As he awaits the transfer of power that will formally install him as France's new president, Emmanuel Macron has been left in no doubt that the hardest part of his task starts now. He has previously s...

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Won't dwell on sacking, will be fine: FBI's Comey in farewell letter

Comey had been handling the FBI's investigation into potential ties between Trump campaign staff and Russian Federation. To all:I have long believed that a President can fire an FBI Director for any...

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Trump delays decision on Paris climate pact

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the White House in Washington. EU and other individual European governments, including the Un...

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Kellyanne Conway says James Comey's own actions led to his firing

Kellyanne Conway says James Comey's own actions led to his firing

After evoking a magnificent eye roll from Anderson Cooper Tuesday night, Conway emerged from her coffin bright and early Wednesday to go back on CNN and spar with Chris Cuomo. "So, that person doe...

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Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal

In December 2015, the New Orleans city council voted 6-1 to remove an obelisk on Canal Street that commemorated a failed insurrection by the White League to overthrow the Republican-controlled Louis...

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Putin on Comey's firing: 'We have nothing to do with that'

Famously Putin's first act after his inauguration in the Kremlin was to play a game on ice hockey for the initiative which encourages sport in Russian Federation. "There will be no effect", Putin sa...

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Trump's pick for Army secretary drops out

Trump's pick for Army secretary drops out

Green made a decision to stand down after the first nominee, Vincent Viola, a billionaire, withdrew in February , saying he was not able to overcome conflict-of-interest objections due to certain fin...

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In surprise move, Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The FBI's reputation and credibility have suffered substantial damage, Rosenstein wrote. "The reason I'm here today is not that he was sacked but because it was so clearly because Trump was afraid o...

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Trump and Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says

The Lavrov photo was quickly followed up by one released by the Russian Embassy of Trump shaking hands with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador in Washington. The official also said that the White...

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Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House

But it's not uncommon for meetings with lower-level officials to occur without press coverage. Lavrov, who last set foot in Washington in August 2013, dismissed all claims of election meddling as "f...

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Trump Re-Election Campaign Is Not Done Talking About The First 100 Days

Trump Re-Election Campaign Is Not Done Talking About The First 100 Days

The 30-second video, titled "First 100 Days", notes the president's "clear vision, resolute leadership, and an uncompromising dedication to the American people, just as he promised throughout his camp...

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Betsy DeVos Delivers Commencement Speech To Bethune-Cookman

Betsy DeVos Delivers Commencement Speech To Bethune-Cookman

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP ) - Education Secretary Betsy Devos vowed support for the students at a historically black university at their graduation ceremony, but was almost drowned out by booing and sho...

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Texas stabbing suspect, 21, was previously involuntarily hospitalized

Texas stabbing suspect, 21, was previously involuntarily hospitalized

The affidavit says after the 21-year-old was taken into custody he agreed to talk. Kendrex White , a student at the university, appeared to act calmly during the stabbing spree on Monday, UT-Aust...

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SU history teacher explains the history of Cinco de Mayo

It turns out that Cinco de Mayo commemorates the day in 1862 when the Mexican army, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza, conquered the French forces of Napoleon III at the Battle of Pu...

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Threats of Violence, Then Calm, as Ann Coulter Is Berkeley No-Show

Threats of Violence, Then Calm, as Ann Coulter Is Berkeley No-Show

Six people were arrested - one for obstructing an officer and wearing a mask to evade police, and another for possessing a knife. Let us be clear: blame for the cancellation of Ann Coulter's speech ...

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Penn State frat brother 'didn't know what to do' about unconscious pledge

The other charges, totaling more than 1,000, include aggravated assault, tampering with evidence, hazing, and providing alcohol to minors. Piazza died at the hospital. Three brothers "slammed him onto...

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More Arraignments in Penn State Frat House Death

Call an ambulance, you absolute bellend. The grand jury concluded that after Piazza was taken to the hospital there was an active attempt to hide evidence of the hazing and underage drinking, from d...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Invites Comey to Testify Next Tuesday

News of the invitation came as Mr Trump defended his decision to get rid of Mr Comey, a move that was widely criticised by Democrats and at least a dozen Republicans. Richard Burr, who chairs the In...

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Senate Blocks Move to Overturn Obama-Era Rule on Drilling

Energy state Democrats Heidi Heitkamp (whose state is ground zero for the "wastage") and Joe Manchin also wound up voting against the repeal. On Tuesday, McCain criticized Trump for firing FBI Directo...

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Anderson Cooper's eyeroll is all of us right now

During both interviews with Cooper and Cuomo, Conway danced around allegations that the president was under investigation for purported ties to Russian Federation and stood by Trump's decision to reli...

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Dodgers' Urias through 6 no-hit innings against Pirates

In his last outing, Urias gave up four hits and four walks with one strikeout in five scoreless innings on Wednesday. "I had the option of working with a fastball and hoping when I called a secondar...

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Dallas police fires officer for fatally shooting teen in auto

Dallas police fires officer for fatally shooting teen in auto

Chief Jonathan Haber said that the decision to fire Oliver was made after reviewing the body cam footage from Oliver and one other officer on the scene as after an internal investigation had been ...

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8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

Authorities say Piazza was part of a hazing ritual of extreme drinking, and when he fell and hit his head, no one got him medical help until 12 hours later. "They said 'No you're overreacting". But ...

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Convention of States Up for Texas House Vote

Convention of States Up for Texas House Vote

The measure will grant sweeping powers to Texas police officers, allowing them to question the immigration status of those who have been detained, should the law enforcement officers have reason t...

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DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

DeVos has to raise her voice in order to be heard over the crowd. DeVos did not have an understanding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act which is a federal law that requires public s...

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Betsy DeVos Just Compared School Choice To Picking A Phone Plan

Betsy DeVos Just Compared School Choice To Picking A Phone Plan

While giving the commencement keynote address, graduating students booed and turned their backs on DeVos . It's said many students and alumni objected to the Education Secretary's presence at the...

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Kenneth Mosher: Facts About Man Chris Soules Allegedly Killed In Horrific Crash

Soules then allegedly fled the scene and was later identified by a witness, who called the police. The state patrol told KWWL that Soules left the scene - which is a crime - and abandoned his truc...

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Human Rights Group Alarmed By Trump's Invitation Of Duterte

As reported on May 1 by The New York Times , the initiative of the U.S. president was a complete surprise for these departments. The White House released a statement about the call later in the ...

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DeVos booed while speaking at historically black university

DeVos booed while speaking at historically black university

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos reacts as she speaks to the crowd at the ASU + GSV Summit at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City , Tuesday, May 9, 2017 . The remark was es...

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Potential interim Federal Bureau of Investigation directors being interviewed Wednesday

He wrote that he appreciated Comey informing him "on three separate occasions" that he's not under investigation. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said that while he couldn't be certain the request triggered Come...

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DOJ: 'Insufficient evidence' to prosecute cops who shot Sterling

DOJ: 'Insufficient evidence' to prosecute cops who shot Sterling

I suffered. What I heard today... the suffering still continues. Ten days later, a man shot six police officers in Baton Rouge , killing three. Now that the federal investigation is over, Louisiana A...

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Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives

Spicer said . District Judge David Nye of Pocatello has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve in the USA federal court for the District of Idaho. The White House announced Monday th...

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Trump Administration Claims Victory in Border Wall Battle

Representative Trent Franks, pointing to the compromise spending bill moving to the House and Senate floors this week, said Democrats have a "choke hold" on bills despite being in the minority. "There...

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Texas adoption bill OK's rejection of non-Christian parents

Texas adoption bill OK's rejection of non-Christian parents

The Texas bill "would allow adoption agencies to turn away qualified, loving parents who are perhaps flawless in every way because the agency has a difference in religious belief", Human Rights Campai...

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Trump eyes embrace of base as he marks tough first 100 days

Trump eyes embrace of base as he marks tough first 100 days

But put the political cacophony and Twitter-fueled outrage aside, and it's hard to make a case that Trump's first 100 days have been a roaring success. Congress and the FBI are conducting a series of ...

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