• Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony
Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

It is true that Comey told Trump that the FBI's counterintelligence investigation was not targeting him personally at the time. Trump is moving aggressively to defend himself in the aftermath of James Comey's testimony to the Senate. It may be against Department of Justice policies to do what Comey did, but the harshest remedy for that is dismiss...

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  • Guards killed in Georgia prison escape
Guards killed in Georgia prison escape

Sills said the escapees appeared to have ditched the cellphone soon after. "And that's sad because some officer will have to answer for shooting him", Scarborough said. "We have (31) inmates getting off the bus". The incident happened near Eatonton, Ga ., about 75 miles southeast of Atlanta. Rowe was being held for life without the possibi...

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  • House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen
House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

Flynn will also provide personal documents sought via a separate subpoena after Senate investigators narrowed the scope of the request. "We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead", Rep. Trump fired Flynn in February amid questions about whether he inappropriately talked about USA sanctions against Russia with a Rus...

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  • Australia reaches settlement with suing asylum seekers
Australia reaches settlement with suing asylum seekers

The 1,905 class action group members were seeking damages for alleged physical and psychological injuries they argue they suffered as a result of the conditions in which they were held on Manus, as well as for false imprisonment. Greens immigration spokesman Nick McKim said the settlement was an admission of guilt by Mr Dutton that he was responsib...

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  • Jeff Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russia a 'detestable lie'
Jeff Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russia a 'detestable lie'

The hearing didn't delve too deeply into the original concern behind the Senate intelligence committee inquiry, which is what Russian actors allegedly did the election to hack emails, and allegedly voting systems, to undermine faith in the U.S.

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  • Parents of man released by N. Korea say he's in coma
Parents of man released by N. Korea say he's in coma

Warmbier was en route to Beijing to do a study-abroad program, but instead was charged with " hostile acts against the state ", in a trial in March, 2016 . The announcement comes as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman is paying a return visit to North Korea. He's one of the only Americans to have met current North Korean...

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  • Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions
Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

Back when now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in the middle of the confirmation hearings in which he seemingly perjured himself about contacts with Russian officials, Senator Elizabeth Warren tried to read a letter Coretta Scott King wrote to the Judiciary Committee about Sessions into the Congressional record.

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  • Macron set for second landslide
Macron set for second landslide

To win in the first round, the candidate must obtain an absolute majority , but no less than 25 percent of the votes of all voters registered in the constituency. In a sign of the mood in the Socialist Party, Benoit Hamon, its failed presidential candidate also ejected from the parliamentary race, tweeted a picture of Sisyphus the Greek mythologic...

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  • AG Sessions testifies on 2016 election interference, Russian Federation investigation, dismissal of Comey
AG Sessions testifies on 2016 election interference, Russian Federation investigation, dismissal of Comey

On 1 March, the Washington Post reported that Sessions had in fact met with Kislyak twice. Sessions appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee just five days after James Comey , whom Trump fired as FBI director on May 9, told the panel Trump ousted him to undermine the agency's investigation of the Russian Federation matter.

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  • Broad City will bleep President Donald Trump's name during season 4
Broad City will bleep President Donald Trump's name during season 4

Broad City follows Ilana and Abbi, two Jewish American women in their twenties living in New York City. She told USA Today that she was forced to rewrite most of the fourth season following Trump's election. " Broad City " has already made its feelings about which way it leans in the political spectrum. The former Secretary of State was featured...

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  • Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

But the attorney general added that he needed to not discuss his conversations with Trump, to preserve the president's ability to theoretically invoke executive privilege in the future. It's not only highly unusual, but I'm not sure it's appropriate", Mr. Cramer, a security and business consultant with Berkeley Research Group, said in an intervie...

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  • Family says US college student released by NKorea is in coma
Family says US college student released by NKorea is in coma

Tillerson said that the State Department is continuing "to have discussions" with North Korea about the release of other three American citizens who are jailed there. Sadly, he is in a coma and we have been told he has been in that condition since March of 2016. North Korean ships also can not fly the flags of other nations to evade sanctions...

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  • In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, USA raps Qatar on terror funds
In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, USA raps Qatar on terror funds

It will, therefore, be the beginning of the end to terrorism. As well as other measures, the Arab countries have ordered Qatari citizens out within 14 days. Tillerson , tapped by the White House to mediate the Arab diplomatic crisis, said the emir of Qatar has taken steps to cut back on terrorism financing and has been banishing extremists.

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  • Disgraced Journalist Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Bomb Jewish Centers
Disgraced Journalist Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Bomb Jewish Centers

Castel on September 15, 2017. To view the full article, register now. "For this, I deeply apologize and plead guilty", said the Vasser University graduate. "As he admitted today in pleading guilty, Thompson made these threats as part of a cruel campaign to cyberstalk a victim with whom he previously had a relationship", Acting U.S.

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  • US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation
US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation "detestable lie"

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has given testimony in a public Senate hearing on alleged Russian interference in last year's election. "I recused myself that day", Sessions said of the day after he was confirmed. Comey said Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before Trump asked him in February...

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  • Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Sartaj expressed the hope that Pakistan enjoyed multi-dimensional ties with SCO countries and after becoming its full member, the opportunities in the realm of multilateral cooperation, land and connectivity and trade activities would get a spur.

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  • Castile supporters gather at Minnesota court
Castile supporters gather at Minnesota court

That is not a crime and nothing in case law says that police officers must start from the lowest use of force option, especially when a gun is at play. He said it was reasonable to deduce that Castile had smoked marijuana the day of the shooting because THC, the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis, was found in his blood.

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  • Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link
Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link

Sessions also cited Justice Department "longstanding policy" in explaining why he would not answer questions. The attorney general has recused himself from the Russia investigation - a decision he sought to cast on Tuesday as resulting from his role on the Trump campaign, rather than because of any inappropriate interaction with Russian official...

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  • AG Sessions to testify before Senate Tuesday
AG Sessions to testify before Senate Tuesday

The hearing will give members of the committee a pivotal opportunity to definitively pin down the attorney general , who was a key Trump campaign surrogate, on matters relating to both his role in the campaign's communications with Russian officials and, later, the investigation into it.

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  • 2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia
2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia

They were armed with the officers' weapons and are considered extremely unsafe. He urged anyone who sees the men to immediately call 9-1-1 and to keep a distance. "Today, two families lost everything in a heinous and senseless act of violence perpetrated at the hands of cowards ", Deal stated. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal said the officers' co...

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