• GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas
GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

There, the president praised House leaders for passing their version of the bill and insisted that the Senate will do the same. Patty Murray of Washington, the top Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, continue to make attacking the legislation a main priority.

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  • London terror attacks: British police makes one more arrest in Ilford
London terror attacks: British police makes one more arrest in Ilford

They are accused to using a truck to drive over pedestrians on the historic London Bridge, before traveling to the nearby Borough Market where the rampage continued. Butt, a 27-year-old British national born in Pakistan, had appeared in a British TV documentary broadcast last year called "The Jihadis Next Door".

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  • Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russian Federation
Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russian Federation

The latest report adds to questions of whether Trump interfered in the Russian Federation investigation, just one day before Comey is set to testify on Trump's request that he end his investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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  • Hate group rallies against Islamic law in dozens of United States cities
Hate group rallies against Islamic law in dozens of United States cities

Meanwhile, others made their way toward Occidental Park in Pioneer Square, where police used pepper spray and made several arrests. The department said it was still reviewing how many people were arrested and what charges they might face, but at least some were expected to be booked for investigation of assault.

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  • Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony
Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony

There's been no final decision as to whether Trump would invoke executive privilege, and the matter remains under discussion, according to two administration officials who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations. Warner said that the committee is also still sorting through any evidence of financial ties of associates of Mr....

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  • Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight
Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight

The officials filed a legal brief with the Supreme Court as it mulls whether to take up the Trump administration's appeal of lower court rulings blocking the travel ban signed by the Republican president on March 6 and let it go into effect.

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  • The British election: There are no sure things in hard times
The British election: There are no sure things in hard times

With results declared for all of the 650 seats of British Parliament, the Conservatives won 318 while the opposition Labour secured 262, leaving neither party anywhere close to the 326 seats required for an overall majority. One of the easiest ways for people to make their voice heard is by protesting. The Tories have faced criticism for seekin...

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  • President Trump Meets With Congressional Leaders to Push Legislative Agenda
President Trump Meets With Congressional Leaders to Push Legislative Agenda

Taylor said, "We're really hoping that we get an opportunity to go in and explain why there would be such a negative impact". Top lawyers with at least four major law firms rebuffed White House overtures to represent President Trump in the Russian Federation investigations, in part over concerns that the president would be unwilling to listen...

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  • Donald Trump breaks Twitter silence after Comey testimony, declares 'total vindication'
Donald Trump breaks Twitter silence after Comey testimony, declares 'total vindication'

The former FBI director does detail how he did tell Trump on three separate occasions that he was not himself under investigation - a surprising assertion Trump put in his termination letter to Comey. Trump fired Comey on May 9, claiming the Justice Department had been critical of his job performance. But the President has accused Mr Com...

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  • Anti-Sharia event, counter-protest held in Harrisburg
Anti-Sharia event, counter-protest held in Harrisburg

More than the width of Edenton Street divided two protesting groups Saturday morning along the State Capitol square. The civil rights legal advocacy group Southern Poverty Law Center classifies ACT as a hate-group, and the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in the U.S.

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  • How pundits twisted James Comey's testimony
How pundits twisted James Comey's testimony

In his second tweet before lunchtime Friday, President Trump potentially undermined his private lawyer's statements denying key parts of Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee the day before. Comey's testimony underscored the discord that had soured their relationship. Trump also said he would be willing to speak to ...

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  • Trump punishes Times reporter for debunked Russian Federation story
Trump punishes Times reporter for debunked Russian Federation story

Angus King (I-Maine) and Comey both felt this was an attempt to tell Comey what to do, but to avoid giving him a direct order. The general concern is that the Senate committee could potentially make the special counsel investigation more hard, by requesting evidence or interviews from people who may be key witnesses for Mueller.

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  • Sessions recused from Russian Federation probe only over campaign role:DOJ
Sessions recused from Russian Federation probe only over campaign role:DOJ

Comey: That's not-even if I remembered clearly, that's not a question I can answer in open setting. In a statement delivered through his personal lawyer, the United States president said that he had never "in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr Comey stop investigating anyone", including former national security adviser Mich...

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  • Trump '100 Percent' Willing to Testify Under Oath on Comey Allegations
Trump '100 Percent' Willing to Testify Under Oath on Comey Allegations

Franken, " Leahy said following Comey's Thursday Senate testimony. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Trump said . Comey gave ammunition to the president's side, too, particularly by admitting that he had orchestrated the leak of his account of his most critical meeting with Trump with the express objective of spurring the ...

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  • Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda
Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

I am stunned that that's what Leader McConnell would call regular order, which he sanctimoniously said would be the order of the day when the Republicans took the Senate over. Some Republicans, including Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas, and Sen. "States would have the ability, a lot more power than they do under Obamacare, to shape their future, and I...

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  • Does Donald Trump tweet too much? America thinks so
Does Donald Trump tweet too much? America thinks so

Even before winning the presidency, Trump was a prolific Twitter user and boasts nearly 32 million followers. And so the job has ultimately fallen to NY lawyer Marc Kasowitz, who has represented Trump in prior business cases. The poll was taken on June 1, shortly after Trump on Twitter announced his decision to withdraw. "I'm committi...

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  • Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US, including San Bernardino
Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US, including San Bernardino

Sharia is a set of guidelines for Islamic life, which in some countries is enforced as a theocratic rule of law but in many others is a legally nonbinding set of personal moral guidelines. "We are deeply concerned about the type of message that these protests send to the American public and to the good people in your city - that it is acceptable to...

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  • Teen arrested in 10-year-old girl's death
Teen arrested in 10-year-old girl's death

Police say they arrested the male, who has not been identified, on Saturday night at 11:38 p.m. The Denver Post reports the girl was last seen during a storm Wednesday night when she became separated from a 15-year-old boy who was walking near her father's house.

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  • Trump Accuses Ex-FBI Chief of Lying
Trump Accuses Ex-FBI Chief of Lying

If the sensitive Comey felt pressured by Trump to drop the Russian Federation probe, his proper recourse was informing his boss, Jeff Sessions, not leaking a "Dear Diary" entry to the media when it served the purposes of bureaucratic infighting.

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  • Anti-Muslim Hate Rallies Met With Opposition Across the US
Anti-Muslim Hate Rallies Met With Opposition Across the US

Nearby, pro-Muslim demonstrators were also taking a stand. Members of the two groups shouted at each other across the street but no major disturbances were initially reported. "Just like Jews were targeted in the past, our civil rights are being questioned and we are standing together in solidarity to fight that sentiment", Aisha Piracha with Mus...

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