Comey: Lynch asked for Clinton investigation to be called a 'matter'

That meeting between the former president and the attorney general, he said, influenced his choice "in an ultimately conclusive way". During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey said that Lynch attempted to have him downplay the investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server to conduct government business as secretary of state. [Full Article...]

LeBron, Cavs end Warriors' perfect postseason run in Game 4

The Warriors lead the seven-game NBA Finals series 3-0. Even as the offense was more than up to the task-their offensive rating of 120.7 was a fine-enough showing to win on most nights, but the Cavs simply could not miss their shots. "Closeout games are always the toughest", he said. "It's the most firepower I've played in my career", said James, who played all but two minutes. [Full Article...]

United States intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

Michael Rogers , the director of the National Security Agency , to publicly intervene in the pushback to the Russian Federation scandal, and those reports were advanced yesterday morning with evidence that the president also encouraged Coats to intervene with the Federal Bureau of Investigation - which is the crime that forced Richard Nixon's resignation. [Full Article...]

Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russia probe would be 'appalling'

The only silver lining for the Trump White House may be the formal focus of the hearing: re-authorization of legislation that allows for surveillance of foreign officials, an issue at the center of Trump's own tweets against the Russian Federation investigations. [Full Article...]

Brexit: five possible scenarios for United Kingdom after shock election result

Brexit: five possible scenarios for United Kingdom after shock election result British Prime Minister Theresa May's confidence in the Tories backfired in the UK #General Election as her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority to #Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party . "She might start off doing that but the Conservatives might well replace her mid-stream", he said. The British parliamentary term for such an outcome is called a " hung parliament ". [Full Article...]

White House, Intel Chiefs Want to Make Internet Spying Law Permanent

Mark Warner, respectively, said in their opening statements that it was in the US' national security interests to authorize Section 702 intelligence collection. Andrew Crocker, a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, said one of the most significant reforms needed is to the so-called "backdoor search loophole", where intelligence agencies may conduct warrantless searches of USA c... [Full Article...]

Al Franken: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey to Quash Russia Probe

Trump could still move to block Comey's testimony, the Times reported , noting the president's history of changing his mind on decisions at the last minute. Warner said he meant to use that time to ask Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers about reports that Trump had urged them to say publicly there was no collusion between the ... [Full Article...]

Girl disqualified from soccer game because she looked like a boy

Tournament organizers insisted Mili, who prefers to keep her hair short, was a boy - and they could not be persuaded otherwise. While she's only 8, she plays with the team for 11 year-olds. "Just because I can't play here, there's other tournaments that I can play", Hernandez said. But the coach, Mario Torres, got a call from a tournament organizer Sunday informing him Mili was listed as a boy o... [Full Article...]

Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations

Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations From left, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , testify before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Washington . [Full Article...]

Even North Korea Is Criticizing Trump Pulling Out Of The Paris Accord

But the mayors' article his back at Trump: "Though separated by an ocean and a language, we share a desire to do what is best for our citizens and our planet ", the pair wrote. "What the president has done, and what's happening in our country right now, we need to double down on our climate action plan", said the Rev. Steve Hammond of the Peace Community Church. [Full Article...]

One London attacker had been investigated

Butt, Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba , 22, andMoroccan-born former pastry chef Rachid Redouane , 30, all died in a hail of bullets as police fired at them in London's Borough Market. "Certainly with Abedi in Manchester and Butt now, it looks as if there were some indications that on the face of it may have been missed and I think that will be a great concern", Clarke added. [Full Article...]

Senate panel heads back reauthorizing intel law

Senate panel heads back reauthorizing intel law When Rogers was pressed on what Trump actually asked him to do , Rogers responded that he'd already answered the question, which he hadn't. NSA Director Mike Rogers says he has not yet received an answer from the White House about whether the president meant to invoke the authority afforded to him to withhold certain communications from the public. [Full Article...]

Pregnant woman, friend stabbed on subway in the Bronx, cops say

Pregnant woman, friend stabbed on subway in the Bronx, cops say Police said the argument escalated and Wilson pulled out a knife and stabbed the 24-year-old, who officials say is three months pregnant, in the neck and her friend in the arm. One of the Good Samaritans told WCBS 2 , "I heard some commotion that somebody got stabbed. He came past me and I grabbed him". He is now facing multiple charges including attempted murder, assault and criminal weapons p... [Full Article...]

Louisville opens 1-0 series lead against United Kingdom in super regional

Louisville opens 1-0 series lead against United Kingdom in super regional Brendan McKay , a possible No. 1 overall pick at this month's Major League Baseball draft, is expected to start for UofL, while Sean Hjelle will go for UK. I was trying to do a bit too much at times in the regional, but I felt a lot more comfortable coming into today. On a squad seeking its third CWS berth in five seasons, his ability to contribute on the mound, at bat and in the field matters a... [Full Article...]

Lil Wayne Sued for Alleged Hate Crime Against White Security Guard

Lil Wayne Sued for Alleged Hate Crime Against White Security Guard The security guard claims he was trying to control the entry to the door, when Lil Wayne himself struck him with a close fist and knocked him to the ground. Lil Wayne violently punched a security guard in the face and the guard claims it's a hate crime against white people. this according to a new lawsuit. [Full Article...]

President Trump, stop blocking me on Twitter

President Trump, stop blocking me on Twitter And Trump's use of Twitter gives us that access in ways that would be unimaginable if he was a more orthodox or traditional president. Despite bipartisan complaints about his continued 140-character habit, Trump has persisted in making his views known on social media. [Full Article...]

Trump legal team to file complaint over Comey memos, source says

The circumstances in which Comey was sacked was questioned on a number of occasions and criticised by two separate senators. He painted a picture of an overbearing president who he did not trust and who pressured him to stop the FBI Flynn probe. [Full Article...]

Scott Dixon Tops First Texas Practice Session

Scott Dixon Tops First Texas Practice Session Charlie Kimball streaked to the IndyCar Series pole at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday. Tony Kanaan of Brazil sits in his vehicle on pit road during an IndyCar auto race practice session at Texas Motor Speedway , Friday, June 9, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. [Full Article...]

Kamala Harris Emerges as Dem Star During Senate Hearings

Kamala Harris Emerges as Dem Star During Senate Hearings Burr again cut her off, telling her to "suspend". "Something about the way I was conducting it, the President felt created pressure on him, that he wanted to relieve", said Comey. "After the hearing, he tweeted in Harris' defense: "@ SenKamalaHarris was getting facts onto the record. On his radio show, Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin criticized the senator as a " know-nothing, ... [Full Article...]

Kansas man faces hate crime indictment in bar shooting

Kansas man faces hate crime indictment in bar shooting A third charge says Purinton violated a federal firearms statute by discharging a firearm at Kuchibhotla, Madasani, and a third man, Ian Grillot . According to Friday's indictment, filed in the U.S. One witness said Purinton yelled "get out of my country" before opening fire. Likewise, the indictment accused Purinton of attempting to kill Alok Madasani because of his race, color, religion o... [Full Article...]

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