• Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal
Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal

Asked about the "fingerprints", IP addresses allegedly belonging to Russian hackers, he said those could have been easily rigged and couldn't stand as credible evidence. Modern Russia engages in mass domestic surveillance. US intelligence agencies concluded past year that Russian Federation used hacking and leaking of emails in an effort to h...

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  • U.S. spy chiefs are ducking questions about Trump and Russian Federation
U.S. spy chiefs are ducking questions about Trump and Russian Federation

Grilled by senators, intelligence officials including Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Wednesday refused to answer whether President Donald Trump asked them to intervene in a probe into alleged Russian interference in the USA election .

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  • 'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony
'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony

He compromised. Comey decided he did not want to push the issue further, although he realized, "it is possible we understood the phrase "honest loyalty" differently". Trump supporters agree neither Trump nor Comey ... Asked if Trump ever demanded the Russian Federation investigation be shut down, Comey flatly replied "No".

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  • Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy
Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

Supreme Court? He conceded that he doesn't know if the justices have ever conducted such an ethics investigation but said that at the very least the court ought to ask the Justice Department what it knew about the president's intentions at the time of its filing and whether DOJ presented the facts accurately.

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  • Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation
Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

So the "party of the president", to whom they "owe their majority", are "roadblocking Donald Trump more than the Democrats are, because the Democrats can not". But with his approval ratings hovering around 40 percent, Trump never got that grace period, and although his core supporters show no signs of abandoning him, he is not providing the foc...

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  • Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'
Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

But those plans were quickly scuppered by another Trump , Donald Jr., who live-tweeted the Capitol Hill hearing and, after boosting one of their early tweets, quickly drowned out the more carefully crafted RNC messaging program. "I think it's been great for him on the electoral side". "I think we've made it clear with respect that the court shou...

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  • Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; 1 killed, others injured
Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; 1 killed, others injured

Authorities said they don't believe any of those injuries are life threatening. One person was killed and at least two were injured when a church bus carrying almost 40 people was involved in a crash with several other vehicles, Atlanta officials said.

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  • Iran forcefully rejected Trump's 'repugnant' condolences for the deadly attacks in Tehran
Iran forcefully rejected Trump's 'repugnant' condolences for the deadly attacks in Tehran

It was the first time that ISIS, a Sunni Muslim group fighting Iranian-backed militias in Syria, has claimed responsibility for an attack in Iran and the choice of locations were also highly symbolic. "Iranian people reject such United States claims of friendship", Zarif tweeted on Thursday. Iran has blamed Saudi Arabia for the mayhem, but th...

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  • Polanski victim arrives at Los Angeles court
Polanski victim arrives at Los Angeles court

He has lived in Europe ever since. The woman raped by Roman Polanski as a child appealed in court yesterday to end the case that has overshadowed both of their lives. "This may be my last chance", she said. Geimer has said she was taken advantage of and forced to have sex. "Everyone's entitled to their opinion", she said.

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  • Woman distracted by phone tumbles over basement access doors
Woman distracted by phone tumbles over basement access doors

Crews had to rescue the woman from the cellar on a stretcher. Plainfield police and witnesses said it appeared that she was distracted by her phone, but her son told CBS2 that she's visually impaired and diabetic. She came from Florida to visit her son in New Jersey , according to WCBS. Martin Delgadillo, who stood outside his barbershop d...

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  • Officer justified in firing at motorist
Officer justified in firing at motorist

Prosecutor Rick Dusterhoft asked Yanez about a statement to investigators where he said he saw the barrel of the gun before he fired. Earlier Friday, Emanuel Kapelsohn, a police training and firearms expert called as a defense witness, testified he thought Yanez acted appropriately while thinking Castile was reaching for a gun.

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  • Trump Pledges to Abide by NATO's Article 5
Trump Pledges to Abide by NATO's Article 5

The tapes might settle it. White House staff had told this "lie". Seriously, how is that sarcasm helpful to anyone or anything. He said he is not finished trying to solve the problem of terrorism but that we will solve the problem. "I was sacked in some way to change, or the endeavor was to change the way the Russian Federation investigatio...

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  • Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more
Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more

Though she's ready to settle her longstanding feud with Taylor Swift , Katy Perry still has a few things to say about the infamous tête-à-tête. The country-pop superstar famously pulled all her music from streaming giant Spotify in 2014, arguing at the time that "valuable things should be paid for".

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  • Eric Trump calls father's critics 'not even people'
Eric Trump calls father's critics 'not even people'

It's so, so sad. "It's so, so sad, I mean morality is just gone, morals have flown out the window". President Donald Trump may have done a number of bad things, from allegedly sexually assaulting women to mocking a disabled reporter to fanning the flames of xenophobia and maybe even allowing campaign members to take assistance from Russian Fede...

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  • Kansas man faces federal hate crime indictment in bar shooting
Kansas man faces federal hate crime indictment in bar shooting

The shooting inside Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe , about 20 miles southwest of Kansas City, reverberated across the world, as relatives of the Indian men said they anxious the shooting was tied to a burgeoning climate of fear and xenophobia in America.

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  • Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony
Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

The former FBI director says the president had told " lies, plain and simple " about dismissing him from the FBI due to low morale at the bureau. The President fired Mr Comey last month. "Who would do that; it hardly makes sense", Trump said dismissively of Comey. "I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you", Trump told a ...

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  • Trump is right on climate accord
Trump is right on climate accord

The United States withdrew from the Paris Agreement last week and in response the Mayor has signed two letters acknowledging his and the City Councils' support of the global climate agreement and its goals. He said that the US government will continue to "maintain engagement" with other countries despite the Paris accord pull-out. Science is cl...

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  • Montana politician will plead guilty to assaulting reporter
Montana politician will plead guilty to assaulting reporter

A "no contest" plea would allow Gianforte to concede to the criminal charge without admitting guilt. Gianforte's lawyers requested an extension this week to delay his first court appearance. Jacobs previously said he was "body slammed" by Gianforte on the day before the May 25 special congressional election in Montana when the reporter tried to ask...

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  • In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel
In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

In a statement released Wednesday, the first lady says that "as a mother, a wife and a human being, that photo is very disturbing". A top White House communications staffer has resigned as United States President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul amid intensifying inquiries into his campaign's dealings with Russian Federation.

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  • Alabama to execute inmate despite protests over lethal injection drug
Alabama to execute inmate despite protests over lethal injection drug

State prosecutors said Melson and another man who used to work at the restaurant, robbed a Popeye's in Gadsden, 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of Birmingham. They argue a federal judge prematurely dismissed their lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the state's death penalty procedures. His attorneys argued the execution showed "the ...

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