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3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

The sentence of two months in jail plus another two under house arrest against a once-leading figure in American higher education marks a low point in the largely distinguished career of Graham Spani...

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Trump disputes two key points in Comey testimony

Trump disputes two key points in Comey testimony

At the Justice Department, he helped handle corporate fraud scandals, served on the president George W. Bush's Corporate Fraud Task Force and oversaw major fraud investigations including that of energ...

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The 2-second answer that will come back to haunt Donald Trump

The silver lining in this statement for Trump is that it confirms his assertion that Comey told him several time that he personally was not under investigation. The president flatly denied this ac...

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Trump Will Be Watching Comey's Testimony Today

How many United States probes are there into Russia's election meddling? Television "watch parties", typically hosted for sporting events and awards shows, are planned at homes and bars across t...

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Trump to highlight aging waterway system in Cincinnati

The president already was off message. Obama would have funded his infrastructure plan with an injection of federal dollars. Good said he was wary of the possibility that Trump would attempt to ...

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IL ends spring legislative session without budget deal

IL ends spring legislative session without budget deal

But when those talks broke down, Senate Democrats made a decision to go it mostly alone, passing the bills they say they negotiated with Rauner and the Republicans. Governor Bruce Rauner has said ...

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Woman in granddaughter slaying was ruled sane

Woman in granddaughter slaying was ruled sane

Officers responded to a 911 call when a hysterical female said her mother had just stabbed her and her children. A telephone message seeking details was left for the department's public information of...

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Ex-FBI Boss Comey Heads To The Senate

Ex-FBI Boss Comey Heads To The Senate

Comey's account, released ahead of his appearance before the committee on Thursday, could show that Trump meant to impede the Flynn investigation, said Michael Gerhardt, a professor of constitutiona...

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'A big box of crazy': Trump aides struggle under climate change questioning

'A big box of crazy': Trump aides struggle under climate change questioning

Ending weeks of speculation, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that the USA would be withdrawing from the Paris agreement on climate change , effectively distancing his country from th...

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Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies

Intel chiefs grilled in Senate one day before Comey testifies

But there are plenty of other damning allegations Comey will testify about that senators will surely press him on, including his awkward solo dinner with Trump where the president pressed him for loya...

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US intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

They're all up there. Comey is expected to dispute Trump's claim that the then-FBI chief told him multiple times that he was not under investigation, CNN reported , citing sources familiar wi...

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Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for FBI job

Comey says he told the President that the best he could do was conduct the investigation as quickly as possible, and that if it did not find anything, it would also have been important to have don...

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As Call for Trump Impeachment Soar, Watch James Comey Testify Live

The move prompted Democratic leadership to call for a special investigator to look into its claims that members of the Trump campaign improperly colluded with members of the Russian leadership to en...

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Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey had been leading an FBI investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign when he was sacked. The presi...

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Kansas legislature pulls the plug on Gov. Brownback's failed trickle-down experiment

They took solace Wednesday in their belief that higher taxes will also frustrate voters enough to fuel a new rightward push to reverse elections a year ago that left the Legislature with more Democra...

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Trump to Nominate Former Federal Prosecutor as FBI Director

Trump to Nominate Former Federal Prosecutor as FBI Director

And Christopher Wray is not the only familiar name from the past that is coming back to muddle through the current situation. Robert Mueller, who is now the special counsel for the investigation, ...

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Trump Pushes Public Works Agenda, Health Care on Ohio Visit

Trump said that as he campaigned across the country past year, people often asked him why the USA was spending money to rebuild other countries when the roads and bridges they travel on needed rebuil...

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What The James Comey Testimony Reveals About Trump's Lust For Loyalty

What The James Comey Testimony Reveals About Trump's Lust For Loyalty

The White House had to cobble together a quick defense of Trump late Wednesday after the sudden release of damning allegations by Comey that he was pressured by the president to drop the bureau invest...

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1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

The assault took place at a particularly charged time after Saudi Arabia and other Sunni Muslim powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of backing Tehran and militant groups. "With the help ...

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Kevin Durant's last-minute heroics extend Golden State Warriors' lead over Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland had collapsed in the third quarter of the first two games, letting the Warriors run away and hide. The Golden State Warriors are on the brink of winning the National Basketball Associ...

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Best social media reactions to Bob Stoops' shocking retirement

I'm especially thankful for being able to coach so many talented young men over my 18 years here. It's been a great ride. The word mentioned most in Norman on this day was bittersweet. "That wasn't go...

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Trump Lawyer Says President 'Totally Vindicated' By Comey Testimony

Trump Lawyer Says President 'Totally Vindicated' By Comey Testimony

CBS is one of several networks expected to air Comey's remarks and subsequent questioning by senators. A direct ask on Flynn . It describes how Trump personally pressured Comey to stop an inve...

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NY Times: Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony

Comey's side and find out what other questions we need to ask". However, it's not as if these criticisms came out of nowhere either; House and Senate members of both parties had been publicly critic...

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New trial requested in 'Making a Murderer' case

New trial requested in 'Making a Murderer' case

But in a sensational new development, attorney Kathleen Zellner has submitted a 1,272-page document to Manitowoc County as part of Avery's much publicised appeal. They reached this information throu...

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Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official Christopher Wray to lead FBI

He plans to say that though he did assure Trump that he was not personally under investigation, he was taken aback by specific requests, including one from February in which he said the president enco...

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Trump assails Justice Department's court strategy on travel ban

Trump issued an initial travel ban for seven countries and a temporary stop to all refugees on Jan 27, one week after taking office. "People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they w...

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Top intelligence officials say little about Trump conversations on Russian Federation

Two of the nation's top intelligence officials said in a hearing Wednesday they would not discuss specifics of private conversations with President Trump , declining to say whether they had been ask...

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Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

They also came shortly after two top USA spy agency chiefs had skirted questions from the Senate panel about whether Trump asked them to intervene in the Flynn probe, as the Washington Post repor...

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James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

Released Wednesday, a day ahead of Comey's highly anticipated testimony to a Senate committee, the remarks detail a series of conversations between the men about the investigation into contacts betwee...

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Trump's tweets are here to stay; the GOP must deal with it

Trump's tweets are here to stay; the GOP must deal with it

Proving his ability to show restraint during a photo op with lawmakers, Trump told reporters asking about his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director this afternoon, 'I wish him luck'. The styl...

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Kansas Senate votes to override veto of tax bill

Brownback and other conservative Republicans rose to power in 2010 and solidified their grip on power in 2012, when they knocked out some moderate state legislators in GOP primaries. "The hour is la...

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Ex-CIA chief anxious about Russian Federation contacts

Ex-CIA chief anxious about Russian Federation contacts

Brennan, testifying to the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, said it became clear last summer that Russian Federation was trying to interfere in the presidential election, and that he w...

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Senate GOP says Comey clears Trump; Dems see possible obstruction

Senate GOP says Comey clears Trump; Dems see possible obstruction

Comey, still very uncomfortable, told Trump that he should go the traditional route and have his White House counsel, Don McGahn , call the D.O.J.to make the request. His very actions of continu...

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Odds favour Theresa May's win as voting set to begin in UK

Opponents pointed out that May was in charge of police and the domestic security service when the Manchester and London attackers, all known to the authorities, slipped through the net. The Conse...

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Budget battle forces Florida legislators back to work

Budget battle forces Florida legislators back to work

The Senate wants to limit each treatment center to opening 15 locations and the House doesn't want to restrict the number or add sales tax. The Legislature in 2014 passed a law that allowed non-euphor...

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