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How the James Comey hearing is Washington's Super Bowl

The highly anticipated testimony comes after Comey's abrupt dismissal May 9 . He later tweeted that Comey better hope there are no "tapes" of their conversations. Other speakers expected to address t...

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Minute's silence to be observed in wake of terror attack

Earlier, London police admitted that one of the other two attackers, Khuram Shazad Butt , was on their radar as a member of the outlawed radical Islamist group al-Muhajiroun, co-founded by notori...

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US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report

US contractor arrested after leak of Russia hacking report

A story about the document was published Monday by The Intercept , an online news organization, just hours before federal authorities announced Winner's arrest. The Augusta , Georgia resident, w...

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Bonino tests injured foot, scratched in Game 4

The Penguins challenged the call, claiming that Smith had interfered with goaltender Matt Murray , but the goal was upheld after a review. Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) blocks a...

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DOJ Just Charged A Federal Contractor With Illegally Leaking Top Secret Information

The document did not name any state. The report suggests election-related hacking penetrated further into USA voting systems than previously known. "A further audit of the six individuals' desk co...

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President Trump's sons defend father's Twitter attack against London mayor

President Trump's sons defend father's Twitter attack against London mayor

Thirty-year-old Rachid Redouane claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, and Irish security forces confirmed he had married a British woman in 2012. "The police and our partners are doing everything we can ac...

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Trump Defends His Twitter Musings, But Aides Worry

Trump Defends His Twitter Musings, But Aides Worry

The president's tweeting Monday may have have complicated his administration's legal position arguing in favor of an executive order banning travel to the USA from six majority-Muslim countries. Trump...

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Michelle Carter waives right to jury trial; judge will decide case

The prosecution has pointed to a number of text messages sent by Carter to Roy , around the time he got into the cab of his truck, where he killed himself using carbon monoxide produced by fumes ...

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Kentucky Tops NC State 8-6 To Force NCAA Regional Final

Kentucky Tops NC State 8-6 To Force NCAA Regional Final

First pitch is slated for 7 p.m.at Cliff Hagan Stadium. OH got off to a strong start. The Wildcats added six runs in the sixth inning and the put away grand slam in the eighth off of Indiana's Luke...

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US Diplomat In China Quits In Protest After Trump Exits Paris Accord

US Diplomat In China Quits In Protest After Trump Exits Paris Accord

China expert and former journalist John Pomfret also wrote on Twitter that the charge d'affaires at the USA embassy, David Rank , had personally informed embassy staff of his decision. He joined ...

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Clinton hits Trump for using 'tragedy and terror for political gain'

Following two pointed tweets from Trump, which misconstrued a statement from London Mayor Sadiq Khan , the British politician was largely dismissive of the President's criticisms. The Labour M...

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Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate

In a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn, the Democrats said that "any such assertion of privilege is nearly certainly baseless, particularly given that Mr. "It's highly unlikely a federal judge...

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Draymond Green gets annoyed with reporter's question about dirty plays

It is as if Durant is holding the title above his head, at the end of those telescoping arms, just out of reach of every leap and lunge of the very good Cavs . Money is an important issue when making...

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Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

In a bitter irony Trump's rebuke to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation came as he unveiled a memorial to 9/11, the only time that the Article Five defense guarantee has been triggered. In the intervi...

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Sheriff: Fired worker had plan to kill former co-workers

Searching for a motive, deputies cordoned off a trailer park in Maitland, where Neumann lived alone in a mobile home on a busy road next to a funeral home, a used vehicle lot and a dog-grooming busine...

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Stanley Cup Final: Predators take Game 4 to draw even with Penguins

Stanley Cup Final: Predators take Game 4 to draw even with Penguins

After dropping the first two games in Pittsburgh, Nashville held serve on Saturday night in Game 3, in front of a raucous home crowd which seems to have absolutely fallen in love with the team. we...

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2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

They will be arraigned back in Alameda County, Drenick said. According to The Mercury News , DA investigator Cristina Harbison wrote in court documents that Almena was repeatedly warned about...

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Trump promises 'cheaper, faster and safer travel' with private air traffic control

But opponents worry that the plan - which would require congressional approval - will give too much power to the airline industry. "If an FAA tower has 10 controllers, say in a small tower in Cali...

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Cuomo defends New Yorkers' healthcare access, bans insurers that leave state exchange

Cuomo defends New Yorkers' healthcare access, bans insurers that leave state exchange

According to the governor's office, NY is home to one of the most robust health marketplaces in the country, and insurers who do not comply will lose access to such profitable programs. Hero's work fo...

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Bill to overhaul Pennsylvania pension benefits on fast track

Bill to overhaul Pennsylvania pension benefits on fast track

After 2019, new state and school employees would be enrolled in a "hybrid" pension plan with elements of a defined contribution 401 (k)-like plan akin to those most common in private industry, and ele...

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Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony: White House

In the weeks since then, associates of Comey have said the former director felt uncomfortable about efforts by Trump to compromise the bureau's traditional independence. White House press secretary Se...

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Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

Cooper spoke shortly after the Senate formally rejected the House's version of the two-year budget approved last week, setting the stage for legislators to negotiate a final plan to present the govern...

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'Disconcerting and embarrassing': SLO mayor slams Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

'Disconcerting and embarrassing': SLO mayor slams Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

Peduto's was one of hundreds of verbal volleys criticizing Trump's decision. "The rest of the world is moving forward", he said on ABC News' "This Week". "Pittsburgh is turning into a green city". ...

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David Ortiz drops NY conspiracy, praises Aaron Judge

David Ortiz (left), CC Sabathia (center) and Aaron Judge at Sabathia's charity event Monday in Times Square.N.Y. Ortiz himself was asked about Pedro's comments and whether he has any regrets abou...

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Trump hits out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan, again

Addressing the crowd on Monday evening just a short walking distance from where the attacks took place, Khan said: "As the mayor of London I want to send a clear message to the sick and evil extremist...

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Trump's first Memorial Day ceremony a triumph of quiet dignity

Horton passed in 2011 in Pakistan, three months into his deployment, when he was hit by enemy fire. Thousands of families spent Monday at the National Cemetery in Phoenix to remember the fallen . H...

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Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying

Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying

Trump said he was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he chose to dismiss Comey, who was in the fourth year of a 10-year term as head of the country's top criminal investigative agency. ...

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White House aide says Russia probe 'detracts' from agenda

It has been reported that Comey plans to talk about conversations in which Trump pressured him to drop his investigation into former national security advisor Mike Flynn, who was sacked for fail...

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Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

Because Comey clearly has a story to tell. "Executive privilege has traditionally been used to justify the president refusing to make available people or documents within the control of the executiv...

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Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter

Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter

Hoping to shore up the order's legal underpinnings, both the White House and Trump's Homeland Security chief have insisted it's not actually a "travel ban", criticizing reporters for mischaracte...

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Kellyanne Conway's husband takes shot at President Trump's tweets

Kellyanne Conway's husband takes shot at President Trump's tweets

The American Civil Liberties Union said on Twitter that they "may incorporate" Trump's tweets on the ban "into our Supreme Court argument". Conway is a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Kat...

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Harvard University withdraws admission offers from students over offensive online comments

Harvard University withdraws admission offers from students over offensive online comments

Some Harvard students, who had seen the content of the group, reported it to university officials, who took swift action against the teenagers requesting a full explanation for the offensive materia...

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Two victims of London attacks named and five names reported missing

In a statement that praised the "tremendous bravery" of police during the attack on Saturday night that left seven dead, Khan warned the United Kingdom capital would lose between 3,400 and 12,800 ...

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Boston woman dead, child seriously injured in I-93 NH crash

Boston woman dead, child seriously injured in I-93 NH crash

A child passenger was transported to Elliott Hospital before being med-flighted to Boston Children's Hospital for serious injuries. LONDONDERRY - A serious one auto crash closed part of Interstate...

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Evergreen State College reopens after violent threat, and property damage on campus

Evergreen State College reopens after violent threat, and property damage on campus

Investigators told college administrators Monday afternoon there was no active threat to campus. Campus police, fearing for Mr. Weinstein's safety, advised him to teach off campus. It is unknown i...

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