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Trump defends tweeting as way to get out 'honest' message

Trump defends tweeting as way to get out 'honest' message I mean, where else would they get their covfefe? Mr Trump frequently uses Twitter to voice criticism against the media and his political opponents. On today's show, political analyst Mark Halperin said Trump's tweeting is hurting his agenda and his relationship with Republicans on Capitol Hill "who throw up their hands in frustration, saying this is not how we wanted the week to go". [Full Article...]

UK police name third man behind London terror attack

UK police name third man behind London terror attack A second source said Italian authorities had flagged him up to British authorities after he moved to England a year ago. A Moroccan chef by profession, Redouane had visisted his wife Charisse O'Leary and his 18-month-old daughter three hours before unleashing terror at the London Bridge and Borough Market . [Full Article...]

United Kingdom election exit poll predicts Conservatives won't get majority, Labour gains

United Kingdom election exit poll predicts Conservatives won't get majority, Labour gains She had such a big cushion, she could afford to be very straight with the voters, take some unpopularity to get a mandate for change. Former leader Nick Clegg, a former Deputy Prime Minister, lost his Sheffield Hallam seat. Results will come in over the next few hours for all 650 seats in the House of Commons. May's Conservatives scored one early victory, however, retaining its seat in the bel... [Full Article...]

McMaster 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Reports

McMaster 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Reports Returning late Saturday from his first foreign trip as president, Mr Trump geared up to combat concerns over advisers' ties to Russian Federation, including explosive reports about Jared Kushner , his indispensable aide-de-camp. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", he wrote the morning after his return home. [Full Article...]

Lawyers: Gianforte wants to enter plea in assault case

Lawyers: Gianforte wants to enter plea in assault case The Guardian reported Wednesday that Gianforte had issued a full apology to its journalist Ben Jacobs following an alleged physical altercation between them in May. Gianforte's letter also said he understands "the critical role that journalists and the media play in our society" and that he acknowledged "the media have an obligation to seek information". [Full Article...]

Attorney General Sessions offered to resign after tensions grew with Trump

Sessions, 70, occupies a unique role in Trump's world. "He's in a mess and is blaming anyone around him - Sessions, (White House Counsel Don) McGahn, you name it, depending on the day", the Trump adviser said . The resignation offer came as Trump has grown increasingly disenchanted with the former Alabama senator because of his decision to recuse himself from any investigations involving the ... [Full Article...]

Alabama to execute man for '94 killing of fast-food workers

Alabama to execute man for '94 killing of fast-food workers Prosecutors say Melson opened fire on four employees in the restaurant's freezer. Police later linked Melson to Peraita, who was 17 at the time of the killings and too young to be executed under USA law. His attorneys argued the execution showed "the horrific results of using midazolam in a way it was never intended - as an anesthetic". The execution is set for 6 PM Thursday at Holman Correctional... [Full Article...]

Navy seal dies during Fleet Week demonstration in Jersey City

The SEAL , whose identity has not been released, was performing with a Navy SEAL skydiving team when his parachute failed to open and he plunged into the water. We didn't see him exit the same helicopter and apparently the chute did not deploy'. The parachutist, who has not been identified, was pulled from the water immediately by Coast Guard personnel who were standing by the support the dem... [Full Article...]

10 things we learned from the James Comey hearing

Comey has now admitted that he is one of these leakers", he said. "It led me to believe that I gotta write it down, and I gotta write it down in a detailed way". Mr Comey wouldn't buy into whether it represented obstruction of justice, which would be the most risky for Mr Trump. Ex-FBI director posts on website of Senate intel panel, says Trump asked him to end probe into Flynn. [Full Article...]

Missouri governor calls special session on abortion

Missouri governor calls special session on abortion The governor made his announcement in a Facebook video. They help with adoption when needed, and protect women from domestic abuse. During the special session, lawmakers may consider a bill that would overturn a St. Clearly, Gov. Greitens understands the urgency here and that the lives of women and children are on the line. Greitens was referring to the action of a federal judge in Kansa... [Full Article...]

Pound slumps as United Kingdom exit poll shows Tories losing majority

However, the exit polls were rejected by many prominent political faces who said the large gatherings for the rallies showed a different mood sweeping across the country. "In a situation where the Conservatives can't command a majority the Labour party will seek to implement a minority government ". Britain's voters have delivered a stunning blow to Prime Minister Theresa May , virtually... [Full Article...]

Comey testimony: Senator says Trump can't be prosecuted 'for hoping something'

He twice said that's up to Special Counsel Robert Mueller to determine. "But for many people in the middle, their opinion of the president will decline and their reservations will strengthen". When they left, Comey said, Trump said he hoped Comey would shut down an investigation of Flynn. "You would think a guy like Comey " would know the difference between "hoping and telling", Do... [Full Article...]

Trump offers help to diffuse Gulf crisis

Trump offers help to diffuse Gulf crisis Late Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Qatar-based Al Jazeera television that his country was ready for global mediation, adding that the emir had postponed a national speech on the crisis to leave Kuwait more room to "proceed and communicate with the parties to the crisis and to try to contain the issue". [Full Article...]

Trump to evangelicals: We're 'under siege,' will be stronger

He also revealed he had orchestrated the public release of information about his private conversations with the president in an effort to further the investigation. In the second one on April 11, Trump pretty clearly referenced the stooge relationship he thought he had created, saying "I have been very loyal to you, very loyal; we had that thing you know". [Full Article...]

Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

The way Comey described it, when the president gets you alone in the Oval Office, looks you in the eye and expresses his wishes, you understand you're being given an order. He also said that he believed he had been fired by the president because of his handling of the Russian investigation. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

Speaking as she was re-elected MP for Maidenhead, Mrs May said: "At this time, more than anything else, this country needs a period of stability". Ms May, 60, has presented herself as uniquely qualified for European Union divorce talks starting on June 19 and said her 68-year-old rival would be "alone and naked in the negotiating chamber". [Full Article...]

Authorities search for missing hiker in Yellowstone National Park

Authorities search for missing hiker in Yellowstone National Park He may be wearing Khaki trousers, a yellow t-shirt, navy pullover, a green and gray rain jacket along with an army-green backpack. The park has closed the Rescue Creek trail because of the search. "He is 5'11" tall, weighs 190 pounds, wear glasses and may be wearing khaki trousers, a yellow T-shirt, navy pullover, a green and gray rain jacket and an army green backpack. [Full Article...]

Local lawmakers weigh in on Comey's testimony

And in testimony that exposed deep distrust between the president and the veteran lawman, Comey described intense discomfort about their one-on-one conversations, saying he decided he immediately needed to document the discussions in memos. [Full Article...]

Trump attorney disputes Comey, says Trump was not under investigation

Tur said that the Trump camp appears to be living in an "alternate universe" as they try to paint Comey as the "leaker-in-chief" and ignore "much of the substance of the testimony today". The New York Times' Adam Liptak came up with one without breaking a sweat. "I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter". [Full Article...]

The most surprising thing about Comey's testimony

After meeting with the president-elect, at Trump Tower in New York, Comey said he "was honestly concerned he might lie about the content of our meeting, so I felt I had to write it down". He says the average Russian probably isn't paying much attention - the top stories today include a huge protest against corruption being held by the opposition party next week and a meeting of the Shanghai Co... [Full Article...]


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