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Russian Federation probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department

But Rosenstein recently informed his colleagues, including Brand, that he might have to recuse himself from the investigation, according to a report by ABC News. "Americans should be skeptical abo...

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Otto Warmbier 'brutalised' in North Korean prison

Otto Warmbier 'brutalised' in North Korean prison

Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson said there should be an investigation into what happened to Mr Warmbier, saying it was a "tragic situation". Richardson, a Democrat, credited the State Depar...

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Scalise Upgraded to 'Serious' Condition After Another Surgery

Scalise Upgraded to 'Serious' Condition After Another Surgery

He is now in serious condition, an improvement from the critical condition he was in since his first surgery on Wednesday. Since then, the lawmaker has undergone multiple surgeries and procedures to...

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Castile trial had video evidence _ but not of key seconds

Castile trial had video evidence _ but not of key seconds

He also was acquitted of two counts of intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety. A jury reached its verdict after five days of deliberations: Yanez was acquitted of all charges. He g...

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Yanez Trial: Law Enforcement Should Be Concerned

FILE - In this July 25, 2016, file photo, a memorial including a photo of Philando Castile adorns the gate to the governor's residence in St. Paul, Minn., protesting the July 6, 2016 shooting deat...

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Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies

It spent subsequent decades trying to either overthrow the Cuban government or isolate the island, including toughening an economic embargo first imposed by President Dwight D. At the same time, he ...

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GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stood side by side to shout: "Let's play ball!" and the...

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US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

It also includes language putting sanctions on anyone involved in "malicious cyber activity", the supply of arms to Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria, and the Russian intelligence community. Democrati...

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Iran refutes new USA sanction move over missile program

Iran refutes new USA sanction move over missile program

In order for the new Senate bill to become law, it must still pass the US House of Representatives and be signed by President Donald Trump. "America is trying to cover up the repeated defeats it has...

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U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Sava said infection remains a risk. When Scalise arrived in the hospital, he had an "imminent risk of death" and was "as critical as you can be", doctors also said. "So we all owe Steve a big, big t...

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Trump Might Talk About Tapes, But The Secret Service Doesn't Have Any

Trump Might Talk About Tapes, But The Secret Service Doesn't Have Any

At Monday's briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer kept alive hope that such recordings might exist. If President Trump did record his private White House meetings, he didn't enlist t...

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Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

Trump later telephoned Coats and Rogers to separately ask them to issue public statements denying that there was any evidence of coordination between Trump's campaign and Russian officials. Rosenstei...

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Newt Gingrich, Who Led Impeachment of Bill Clinton: "The President"

Bush as its head. "The president of the United States is the chief executive officer of the United States". While speaker of the House, Gingrich voted in 1998 to impeach President Bill Clinton on...

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Johnson, McIlroy, Day all miss cut; 4-way tie at top

While Casey was relieved after his gutsy fightback, two of the world's top three players - McIlroy and Day - were left contemplating a missed cut. Open since 1992. "I'm playing the weekend",...

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Mistrial Declared in Cosby Trial

Mistrial Declared in Cosby Trial

He says it was consensual. In the Smerconish interview before the trial, Cosby said he would have to deal with negative public opinion no matter the verdict. Prosecutors have vowed to retry the 79...

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Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

The rifle-wielding attacker - James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. - died after being wounded by Capitol Police. "The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal...

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Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race

In both the Republican and Democratic races, the projected results represent a win for the establishment wings of the parties, although the Republican race was much closer than expected. But Stewart...

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Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures

Trump's revised approach could see a stricter enforcement of a longtime ban on Americans travelling to Cuba as tourists , reported Al-Jazeera . U.S. Obama's reforms - Obama eliminated the tour...

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London fire protesters storm city hall

Meanwhile, Cundy said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately ". Residents of the destroyed tower said May was ...

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Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

The Associated Press reported Thursday night that Scalise's doctors had said the majority whip "remains in critical condition but has shown improvement". There was a loud ovation when Special A...

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Friend Says Trump Weighs Firing Special Counsel Mueller

The newspaper reported on Wednesday that director of national intelligence Dan Coats, head of the National Security Agency Mike Rogers, and former deputy director at the NSA Richard Ledgett, had agr...

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GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

Republican hypocrisy is now so rampant that it's typically ignored or, worse, granted the political class's all-purpose form of absolution: "Everybody does it". When the Republicans finally controlle...

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Jury deliberating in Minnesota police shooting trial

Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez , is accused of fatally shooting Philando Castile during a traffic stop in July 2016. The jury made a request Tuesday to re-watch both the squad auto video...

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Trump lists $528.9M on financial report

Trump lists $528.9M on financial report

Bush. The information comes in a new financial disclosure he voluntarily made June 16, to the Office of Government Ethics. He has at least 1.4 billion dollars (£1.1bn) in assets and reported at leas...

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Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest

Prosecutors argued that Yanez had overreacted and that Castile, a school cafeteria worker, was not a threat. After the hour-long rally, protesters took to the streets, marching west on University Av...

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Steve Scalise Has 'Improved in Last 24 Hours,' Remains in Critical Condition

In the end, the Democrats won the game 11-2. The director of trauma for MedStar Washington Hospital said Rep. Steve Scalise's condition when he arrived at the hospital was "as critical as ...

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White House now a crime scene

The White House clarification has come amidst reports that Trump is contemplating firing Mueller . Under Justice Department regulations , firing Mueller would have to be done by the deputy attor...

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Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying

Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying

Starting Aug. 28, when he earned his first series victory at this same track , 24-year-old Californian has 12 top-5 runs in 27 races, and this season he has been first or second in points since Week ...

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What Amazon's buying Whole Foods means for grocery stores and retail

The Seattle-based company already offers discounted Amazon Prime memberships for people receiving government assistance and is part of a pilot program to deliver groceries to food-stamp recipients...

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California victor of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

California victor of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

But Alberre said he has no idea which customer bought the ticket with all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery. The lucky numbers drawn Saturday night that will...

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Comey Firing Could be Part of Special Counsel Investigation, Rosenstein Says

The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that has Dem...

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Scalise still in critical condition but improved after second surgery

Scalise still in critical condition but improved after second surgery

Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, ...

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White House: Donald Trump won't sack special counsel investigating Russian 'meddling'

Ruddy's media company leans far to the right, and he is widely known as a personal confidant of the president. A spokesman for Kasowitz declined to comment. It would be hard to make the case, he ...

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Attorneys general to sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels, sources say

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said the case is about Trump's failure to separate his personal interests from his presidential duties. The hotel opened in October previous year with...

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List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

U.S. media identified Hodgkinson, who died following a shootout with police in the Washington suburb of Alexandria , as a 66-year-old from Belleville Illinois, a suburb of St. He always drank a...

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