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Sessions to face sharp questions on Russian Federation contacts

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russian Federation contacts

During his testimony , Comey stated FBI officials "were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make [Sessions'] continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation p...

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Trump Offers to Testify That Comey Committed Perjury

The leaks created a political firestorm over whether Trump pressured Comey to drop an investigation into contacts between Russian officials and Michael Flynn , who briefly served as Trump's national...

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McCain: American Leadership Has Gotten Worse

McCain: American Leadership Has Gotten Worse

Mr McCain, who ran unsuccessfully against Mr Obama for the Presidency in 2008, added: "As far as American leadership is concerned", the US' global standing had worsened under Mr Trump. The statement w...

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Four lines of possible questions for Attorney General Sessions

Four lines of possible questions for Attorney General Sessions

Sessions is likely to face questions by the Senate Intelligence Committee over his dealings with Russian officials during the campaign and whether he had a role in firing former FBI Director Jame...

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Lynch action on Clinton inquiry 'totally illegal'

Starr this morning also gave a ringing endorsement of former FBI Director Robert Mueller, who has been assigned by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to "oversee the previously confirmed FBI inv...

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How to Watch Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony on Tuesday

How to Watch Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony on Tuesday

Senators will challenge Sessions on issues raised by Comey's testimony , about his own behavior, new questions about his meetings with Russian officials and possibly his apparently tense relations wi...

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Saudi Arabia and allies hail Donald Trump's warning to Qatar

Saudi Arabia and allies hail Donald Trump's warning to Qatar

Qatar has denounced the allegations of terror funding as baseless and has received the support of its close ally Turkey, which has approved the deployment of troops to defend the emirate. More than 11...

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Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee

But there are also questions about meetings that Sessions had with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, who has emerged as a key figure in the question of whether any Trump associates had ...

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Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia

He also offered his condolences to the families of Monica and Billue. Dozier said both officers leave behind families and described them as "great officers". Said Dozier: "We will find them and th...

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John Oliver Blasts 'F**king Egomaniac' Trump For Bailing On Paris Agreement

John Oliver Blasts 'F**king Egomaniac' Trump For Bailing On Paris Agreement

But Oliver argues that Trump's misguided move could have one small, positive effect. But Oliver remains optimistic about the fight against climate change, suggesting Trump's highly controversial dec...

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Scott Disick's pals are anxious he is on a

Scott Disick's pals are anxious he is on a "slippery slope"

The pretty blonde told Us Weekly that it was there Scott kissed her. 'He's a really good kisser!' Sources say Disick was in party mode, dancing, singing and pouring drinks into people's mout...

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Samantha Geimer, Polanski's 'Kiddie Sex' Girl, Says Enough

She said she is deeply disappointed that this case hasn't ended and asked Gordon to consider several paths toward an expedited conclusion: sentencing Polanski in absentia to time served, recalling the...

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Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president

Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president

All three were sentenced today by Judge John Boccabella, who said that they each "ignored the opportunity to put an end to Sandusky's crimes when they had a chance to do so", while handing down his ...

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Trump To Meet With Wavering Senators On Obamacare Repeal

Trump To Meet With Wavering Senators On Obamacare Repeal

Some 20 Republican senators are in states that chose to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, and many are concerned about the number of Medicaid recipients who would lose coverage under the House bill. ...

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Jury drills down on Bill Cosby's testimony

Jurors wanted the testimony of Detective Dave Mason read back to them Tuesday. McMonagle used a big screen to show jurors how Constand's story evolved in her interviews with police, noting that she ...

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Sessions is appearing before Senate Intel Committee: What could happen?

Sessions is appearing before Senate Intel Committee: What could happen?

White House spokesman Sean Spicer is declining to say whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should invoke executive privilege in testimony to Congress Tuesday. J. Brien Comey Sr. was responding aft...

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South Korea's president suggests 2030 World Cup bid with North Korea

The US and South Korean governments under former President Park Geun-hye agreed to install the Thaad anti-missile system in last July as a preventive measure against North Korea's repeated missile t...

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Schiff: The White House Is 'Afraid' of Mueller

If Trump instructs Rosenstein to dump Mueller, it would evoke memories of 1973, when the two top Justice Department officials, Elliott Richardson and Bill Ruckelshaus, resigned rather than obey Pr...

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Tillerson Signals What's Coming in US Policy on Cuba

In his first major budget hearing since becoming secretary of state in February, the former ExxonMobil CEO told lawmakers Tuesday that the administration will "ask other donors and private sector pa...

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Suspected North Korean drone photographed USA missile-defense site

It says the rest are mostly photos of residential areas, farming fields and other less-sensitive areas in the South. The new president said that he will seek to solve North Korea's nuclear issue a...

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Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

He scored 39 points and was named the series' Most Valuable Player. Durant hit two deep 3s and Andre Iguodala threw down a soaring, one-handed dunk that sparked an increasingly nervous Oracle Aren...

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G7 countries reaffirm climate commitment in Italy, leaving the USA isolated

G7 countries reaffirm climate commitment in Italy, leaving the USA isolated

While the USA was being "relegated to a footnote on climate action", said Ms. McKenna, Canada and the remaining participants at the meeting - France , Italy, Germany, Japan , the United Kingdom an...

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Over 800 U.S. flags retired in ceremony

Over 800 U.S. flags retired in ceremony

It represents a lasting desire, first instilled by our founding leaders, to build on the lessons from the past and in the process create a better nation for our citizens and stronger bonds with the gl...

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Child found dead after being left on daycare bus

Child found dead after being left on daycare bus

Police say he was in a booster seat, but it's not clear why he did not or could not get out. However, eight hours later, he was discovered by the bus driver unresponsive inside the van. Records show...

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Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump

Trump demurred when asked whether tapes of his talks with Comey actually exist. He said he would be happy to speak to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating allegations that R...

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President Trump not firing special counselor Robert Mueller, White House says

Ruddy did not dismiss the White House communications team's words, but he did call Spicer's statement "bizarre". Ryan said the smartest thing for the president to do would be to let the investigat...

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Arkansas police officer slain; search ongoing for suspect

Arkansas police officer slain; search ongoing for suspect

Newport police told Jonesboro television station KAIT that a person was in custody, and that more information will be released Tuesday morning. The investigation is being led by the Arkansas Stat...

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Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

Napolitano said the third issue - and perhaps the "stickiest" - is that Sessions is still the attorney general and he is there to defend the integrity of Justice Department investigations, including s...

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Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

This could mean that any alternate protections for the areas cut out of the Bears Ears monument, as described by Zinke, is far from certain. They also say it isn't the best way to protect the land. ...

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Indiana's Child Death Rate Rises

Indiana's Child Death Rate Rises

New Mexico, a state that historically has among the highest poverty rates, has struggled for years to move up in the Kids Count rankings. An annual report reveals that about 22 percent, or 486,000 M...

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New York Attorney General Schneiderman Files Amicus Brief Opposing Trump Immigration Ban

A three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled against the administration unanimously. The 4th Circuit's ruling took that question head-on, agreeing that the ban offici...

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Congressman Proposes Article of Impeachment Against Trump

Polls show that there is broad support for impeachment-a Public Policy Polling survey released in mid-May found that 48 percent of respondents favored Trump's impeachment , while 41 percent were o...

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Cosby jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

Lawyer Brian McMonagle said that while Cosby had been unfaithful to his wife, he didn't commit a crime. It was read to them by the judge. Bill Cosby remained tight-lipped as the lawyers argued for a...

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Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US

Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US

Mattis said that he agreed with Chinese President Xi Jinping's comments in April that North Korea's nuclear issues can be resolved only if all sides live up to their responsibilities. In a questio...

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Trump's attorney general Sessions faces Russian Federation probe grilling

Trump's attorney general Sessions faces Russian Federation probe grilling

Since then, Sessions has acknowledged meeting with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak , in 2016. "He believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from hi...

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