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Former FBI Director Comey's Remarks About Russia Investigation, Annotated

Comey wrote that the two men spoke nine times. A spokesman says the interview was canceled because Pence was running late. "It's not going to change the testimony ", said Senate Intelligence Co...

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Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

Trump talked on, speaking about insurance providers pulling out of Obamacare, the Saudi arms deal (including a shoutout to the King of Saudi Arabia, 5 more seconds of hellos), the coal industry, fi...

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College dropout now receives honorary degree from HARVARD. Guess who is it?

The story of Facebook's founding has entered American legend, but its founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg couldn't resist briefly rehashing its conception in a Harvard dorm room during a commenceme...

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Hoiberg shoots down Ohio State rumor, remains committed to Bulls

Hoiberg shoots down Ohio State rumor, remains committed to Bulls

Following 12 straight seasons of 20-plus wins Matta and the Buckeyes finished the latest campaign 17-15, while the 10th-place finish in the Big Ten was the worst under the recently fired head coach. H...

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Accused NSA leaker Reality Winner to plead not guilty

Accused NSA leaker Reality Winner to plead not guilty

Victor is being temporarily housed in the Lincoln County jail in Augusta, Georgia. The case against victor, who worked for NSA contractor Pluribus International Corporation in August, Georgia, appea...

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UH's Thomas, Fogel Earn Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American Status

UH's Thomas, Fogel Earn Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American Status

His name was also added to the Big 12 All-Freshman team on May 23. Jung is the seventh Red Raider in five years to receive this Collegiate Baseball Newspaper honor. In 45 games, including 44 start...

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LAPD Officer Injured While Responding to Shooting Call; Suspect Dead

LAPD Officer Injured While Responding to Shooting Call; Suspect Dead

Police initially said a second suspect was detained but later clarified that only one suspect was involved in the incident. The man was hit and fell to the ground. Authorities continue to investigate ...

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes steps to preserve New Yorkers' insurance coverage

Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes steps to preserve New Yorkers' insurance coverage

As a further measure, Governor Cuomo announced on June 2 that New York would partner with Cornell University's Worker Institute and Climate Jobs NY in a Clean Climate Careers initiative. " We will...

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CMT Awards honor Allman and give awards to Urban, Underwood

It's your go-to network for all things country music! Take a look to find out the CMT Awards time and more, right here! The Grammy-winning act is among the performers of the night, which includes ...

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Existing climate efforts expected to keep United States goals on track

The agreement, which was first signed by world leaders in December 2015, was the first global commitment to fight climate change. Trump specifically said he was acting on behalf of the citizens "of...

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College of Charleston board approves tuition increase

College of Charleston board approves tuition increase

As of Wednesday, high school seniors in NY can start applying for free tuition at colleges across the state through the Excelsior Scholarship program which covers tuition at SUNY and CUNY schools. The...

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Michigan House passes bills on concealed pistol licenses

Michigan House passes bills on concealed pistol licenses

A retired police chief, Faircloth noted that many law enforcement officials oppose the idea of loosening "concealed carry" restrictions and read a letter of opposition by the man who holds his own for...

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Portland train stabbing suspect has another outburst

Portland train stabbing suspect has another outburst

PORTLAND, Oregon - Jeremy Joseph Christian had another outburst Wednesday during a court appearance - this time calling out the name of a victim of last month's stabbings on a Portland light-rail tr...

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Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool

Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool

Trump's Twitter comments on his travel ban could play a role as his administration appeals adverse court rulings to the Supreme Court . The ease and immediacy with which Spicer agreed to this is al...

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Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

In the capital, Kabul , police said a rocket struck the Indian diplomatic compound without killing or wounding anyone. "I am pleased to see the will and determination of the Afghan government to ho...

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Consider President Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer

Consider President Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer

Spicer last month declined to say whether Trump had confidence in his FBI Director James Comey hours before Comey was suddenly fired. The frustration between Trump and Sessions has gone both w...

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FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray once recommended Sally Yates to DOJ

Wray had been nominated until President Donald Trump tweeted about it Wednesday morning. "He is an impeccably qualified individual, and I know that he will again serve his country as a fierce guar...

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Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

Victor asked if her mother and stepfather, who live in Texas, would travel to Georgia to help feed her cat. On February 11, Ms. Winner, under the same pseudonym, used twitter to label President Tr...

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Iran vows to retaliate amid deadly terror attacks on Tehran

Iran vows to retaliate amid deadly terror attacks on Tehran

Update 10.18pm:Terrorists launched attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini . A security guard was killed in the attack and one of the assail...

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New Trump FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case

He previously served as the Assistant Attorney General in charge of Criminal Division of the Justice Department from 2003 to 2005. Wray, who was New Jersey Gov. He's also has represented a slew o...

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GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for FBI chief

The two met and bonded when Christie was the top federal prosecutor in New Jersey in the Bush administration. Christie, who has informally advised Trump, was not charged in the bridge case. Wr...

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NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

Pence actually confirmed in March that Trump meant to relaunch the council and apparently there is already an executive order drafted to create the group, Space News reported . NASA Acting Administ...

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Chris Christie says Trump exchanges with Comey 'normal, NY conversation'

Although Comey has told associates he will not accuse the president of obstructing justice, he will dispute the president's contention that Comey told him three times he is not under investigation, ac...

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Donald Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Comey, during his appearance before the Senate intelligence committee, is expected to describe his encounters with Trump in the weeks before his firing on May 9. Mr. Trump , who fired Mr. Comey w...

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Twitter users, blocked by Trump, cry censorship

Twitter users, blocked by Trump, cry censorship

The lawyers, in a letter sent to Trump on Tuesday, argue that the United States president's account is a "public forum" from which the government is constitutionally barred from excluding people due...

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Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

Twin attacks on Iran parliament and Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

It marks the first attack in Iran claimed by the extremist group, which is at war with Iranian-backed forces in Syria and Iraq. The two appeared to be parroting a slogan used by ISIL spokesman Abu M...

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Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial

Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial

Her boyfriend, 18 year old Conrad Roy , was found dead in his pickup truck in Fair Haven 3 years ago. "From at least July 6th through July 12th, 2014, Carter assisted Conrad's suicide by counseling...

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U.S. Overdose Deaths at Record High

U.S. Overdose Deaths at Record High

Fentanyl is as much as 50 times more potent than heroin and "represents an unusual hazard for law enforcement", the agency says. Last year, drug overdose deaths likely surpassed 59,000, making it th...

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Sean Spicer: Donald Trump's Tweets

Sean Spicer: Donald Trump's Tweets "Considered Official Statements By POTUS"

This undercuts his own legal team's attempts to prevent the ban from getting struck down in court, and his opponents have used Trump's statements and tweets to argue that the ban is an attack on M...

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UK Labour Party figure steps down due to illness

Attacks by Islamist militants in Manchester and London threw the spotlight on security, while May was forced to backtrack on a social care policy pledge in a move that pundits said was unprecedented...

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Iran's Guards says Saudi Arabia behind deadly attacks in Tehran - statement

The attacks began midmorning when assailants, armed with Kalashnikov rifles and explosives, stormed the parliament building. At least one person was killed and eight people were wounded inside the...

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Lab supervisor: Castile gun was loaded, no round in chamber

Lab supervisor: Castile gun was loaded, no round in chamber

Dr. Andrew Baker, chief medical examiner for Hennepin County, who performed the autopsy, testified that Castile was hit by five of seven bullets fired by Yanez. Gray cited what he called another incon...

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Trump nominates Christopher Wray as new FBI Director

The two met and bonded when Christie was the top federal prosecutor in New Jersey in the Bush administration. Trump, in a statement later Wednesday, called Wray "an impeccably qualified individual"....

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Trump praises son-in-law Jared Kushner amid Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny, tension in relationship

Trump praises son-in-law Jared Kushner amid Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny, tension in relationship

The Washington Post report states the White House plans to "aggressively combat the cascading revelations" about contacts between Russian Federation and Trump associates, including the preside...

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Trump wanted Comey to clear 'the cloud' over his administration

Trump wanted Comey to clear 'the cloud' over his administration

Despite Comey's apparent belief that Trump was trying to sandbag his investigation, early reports indicate Comey will not accuse the president of obstruction of justice when he testifies on Thursday...

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