• Secret Service reportedly has no Trump tapes
Secret Service reportedly has no Trump tapes

Both Trump and his staff have yet to give a definitive answer on the existence of recording devices at the White House . Attorney General Jeff Sessions (C) looks on during a meeting with U.S. In those conversations, Comey said, Trump asked him for a loyalty pledge and requested that he end a probe into former national security advisor Michael Fl...

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  • Trump, Jr.: Father Has 'Been Proven Right' About Terrorism 'Every Time'
Trump, Jr.: Father Has 'Been Proven Right' About Terrorism 'Every Time'

In the interview , Mr Khan was, in fact, urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they see more police and armed officers on the streets as a precautionary measure derived from previous terror attacks. But Trump then took his criticism a step further as he said Khan's excuse was "pathetic ". "But one of the things about a special relationsh...

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  • Trump Says Obamacare In
Trump Says Obamacare In "Death Spiral"

President Donald Trump on Wednesday promoted plans for $1 trillion (R12.84 trillion) in U.S. infrastructure spending aimed at boosting jobs and the economy in a move that could shift attention from a probe into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • Attorney General Sessions Will Testify In Public
Attorney General Sessions Will Testify In Public

Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking Democrat on that committee, tells Rolling Stone that despite his promise to step aside from the investigation, Nunes recently issued subpoenas relating to the Russian Federation investigation. Due to all of that (and more), Sessions will appear in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. Sessions ...

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  • Year Anniversary of Virginia Loving Case
Year Anniversary of Virginia Loving Case

After a long legal battle, the US Supreme Court overturned all state laws restricting marriage on the basis of race. The dedication celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 decision . Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter, defined under Virginia's 1924 Racial Integrity Act as an interracial couple, married in June 1958 in Washington, D.C., and r...

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  • Evening of reflection for nightclub victims held in Greenville
Evening of reflection for nightclub victims held in Greenville

Outside Pulse, hundreds of people dropped off flowers, drawings and cards. The club's owner, Barbara Poma, is developing plans to build a memorial at the Pulse site. Pride players Alex Morgan, Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Kristen Edmonds and Toni Pressley spoke about the unity that Orlando showed after the shooting at Pulse Night Club after Monday'...

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  • United States carries out historic ballistic missile intercept
United States carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

The test interceptor is equipped with an Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle ( EKV ), which is supposed to destroy the target vehicle with a direct hit. A 2016 assessment released by the Pentagon's weapons testing office in January said that US ground-based interceptors meant to knock out any incoming ICBM still had low reliability, giving the sys...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to face questions on Comey firing, Russia
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Democratic Senator Jack Reed said on Sunday he would question U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions why he was involved in the firing last month of FBI Director James Comey after he had recused himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee
Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee

Sessions recused himself in early March from investigations related to the 2016 election. CNN later reported that congressional investigators have been probing whether Sessions had a possible third, undisclosed meeting with Kislyak. "The attorney -general was not silent; he responded to this comment by saying that the Federal Bureau of Investig...

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  • Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Testimony
Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Testimony

The request is a sign of escalating fallout from riveting testimony from Mr Comey last week of undue pressure from Mr Trump. "There's some jobs where the controversy would not be a benefit, but that's why I see him ending up in a place where he can be himself", said Evan Barr, a former federal prosecutor in New York City who worked under Comey in...

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  • Jeff Sessions will testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee
Jeff Sessions will testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

That remark came after revelations emerged that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the USA last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". This might have been an event CNN previously disclosed: A reception at Washington's Mayflower Hotel before a Trump sp...

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  • Comey was unabashed, but pay attention to what he didn't say
Comey was unabashed, but pay attention to what he didn't say

In light of Comey's testimony , more US officials will appear before the Senate panel, with US Attorney General Jeff Sessions confirming he will testify before the intelligence committee next week. Here's the issue. Jim Comey even said he believes it's part of the Russian Federation investigation but trying to figure out what part it is....

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  • Trump's lawyer: President never said
Trump's lawyer: President never said "I need loyalty"

But Trump refrained from confirming that he had records of conversations with Comey as he previously implied. The Justice Department has denied that a third meeting occurred. Trump and aides referenced those comments in claiming vindication, but some officials said Comey's statements that Trump leaned on him to drop the Russian Federation investi...

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  • One dead, two missing after milling plant explosion in Wisconsin
One dead, two missing after milling plant explosion in Wisconsin

The Associated Press is reporting that OSHA cited the plant six years ago, because workers were exposed to explosion and fire hazards. "It's hard to see families struggling", he said. Didion Milling Plant executive Derrick Clark says the worker's body was found Friday in the rubble of the plant in Cambria. According to the Didion website, t...

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  • MOROCCO: Stone-throwing protesters clash with police over release of activist
MOROCCO: Stone-throwing protesters clash with police over release of activist

Late Wednesday, between 2,000 and 3,000 protesters once again took to the streets of Al-Hoceima, shouting slogans such as "We are all Nasser Zefzafi" and "Corrupt state". The government said Sunday, the final day of a three-day general strike, that "the doors to dialogue remain open", despite clashes which erupted at the weekend and the previous we...

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  • Ninth Circuit Rules Against Trump's Travel Ban
Ninth Circuit Rules Against Trump's Travel Ban

A three-judge panel heard oral arguments on that case last month. "Court after court has seen this Muslim ban for what it is: An illegal attack on a group of individuals singled out for their religion". As a result, the travelers from the six majority-Muslim nations targeted by the executive order appears to be slowing down dramatically. The 9t...

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  • Angus King: 'Ridiculous, Disappointing' Intel Chiefs Refused to Answer Questions
Angus King: 'Ridiculous, Disappointing' Intel Chiefs Refused to Answer Questions

Rogers refused to discuss the specifics of any conversations he had with Trump , and he refused to tell lawmakers whether presidents typically asked questions about ongoing FBI investigations. Pressed on the matter, DNI director Coats also denied he had been pressured by Trump. News reports have said Trump sought to pressure Comey to back...

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  • White House defends Trump's travel ban after second setback from appeals court
White House defends Trump's travel ban after second setback from appeals court

The revised travel ban reduces from seven to six the number of Muslim-majority countries from which travel into the United States is banned for 90 days. It doesn't reach the constitutional argument at all, instead concluding that the order exceeded the president's statutory authority. Previous rulings have been appealed to the United States...

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  • Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found
Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found

Officers from the local police department and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation were on the scene overnight and into Monday morning collecting evidence. Police originally stated that one of the victims was shot to death but amended the information shortly thereafter, according to WEWS. They were great students.

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  • U.S. intelligence chiefs refuse to discuss Trump conversations on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
U.S. intelligence chiefs refuse to discuss Trump conversations on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Unlike his former colleagues Coats and Rogers, then, he will be much more forthright with the senators questioning him. It wasn't classified. They didn't invoke executive privilege. "Theirs is to determine whether any laws were broken". Maine's other U.S. Senator, Republican Susan Collins, is also a member of the Intelligence Committee and a...

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