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John Oliver Calls 'Turbo Bulls**t' On Trump's Comey Claims

Oliver began Sunday's Last Week Tonight with the biggest story of the week, which he acknowledged concerns President Trump: "Two words that continue to sound revolting together, like "Viscous Discharge" or "Moist Stockings". The comedian was also aghast that Trump told Holt that he was thinking of the Russian Federation investigation when he fired Comey. "It's the kind of response that asks thre... [Full Article...]

'Everybody' has better healthcare than U.S.

'Everybody' has better healthcare than U.S. It's also open for debate whether House Republicans' health care plan will move the US closer to countries like Australia. Sanders says the bill does not provide protections and does not guarantee coverage for "ordinary Americans". "Yes, Mr. Trump, the Australian health care system is a lot better than ours and infinitely better than the disastrous bill you supported", the senator wrote in a ... [Full Article...]

PM Calls Up French President-Elect to Congratulate Him

PM Calls Up French President-Elect to Congratulate Him The election offered a stark choice between Le Pen's plan to ditch the euro and break up the European Union, and the centrist Emmanuel Macron's pledge to deepen European Union integration. Emmanuel Macron has won the French presidency, but right now he doesn't have a single seat in Parliament to his name. Announcing the changes, the movement's secretary general, Richard Ferrand, said the organizat... [Full Article...]

Pope canonizes 2 children who claimed to see Virgin of Fatima

It also became the focus of controversy as local Franciscan priests running the site promoted their claims in such open defiance of warnings from the Vatican that some were expelled from the order and the local bishop called them schismatic. [Full Article...]

Picking a good Federal Bureau of Investigation director won't fix anything

The president tweeted , "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" Mr Trump's tweets followed previous posts in which he complained about what he described as "fake news", before making an unprecedented threat to cancel all future White House press briefings and only issue written statements. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump 'may replace White House communications team with Fox News producers'

They can make recommendations, but the president will ultimately make the hiring decision. Comey was heading up an FBI investigation into the Trump campaign's potential ties to Russian Federation when he was sacked, and the timing of Trump's decision led many to speculate over whether Trump fired Comey because he was upset about the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court rejects appeal over NC voter ID law

Liberal activists are celebrating the end of North Carolina's 2013 election law, which required photo ID at the polls; eliminated same-day voter registration; and reduced the state's early-voting period by one week. The law was changed in 2015 to allow people who couldn't get a state-issued photo ID to still vote. The law was part of a campaign by Republicans in multiple states created to cut do... [Full Article...]

Ronkonoma teen allegedly involved in hazing death of Penn State frat pledge

Ronkonoma teen allegedly involved in hazing death of Penn State frat pledge He died of a traumatic brain injury. By 10:30 p.m., Piazza was visibly drunk, according to the report and grand jury presentment. He later tells the grand jury he saw a bruise on Piazza's chest and that he was thrashing and making weird movements. [Full Article...]

West Virginia journalist arrested for asking HHS Secretary Tom Price a question

West Virginia journalist arrested for asking HHS Secretary Tom Price a question Heyman was released on bail, pending trial, from the South Central Regional Jail late yesterday evening, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia . On the top end of West Virginia , on the tip of that needle that shoots up between OH and Pennsylvania, we have the case of former police officer Stephen Mader, who has sued the city of Wierton, W. [Full Article...]

Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

Brad Keselowski stormed back from a pit-road penalty that set him a lap down early in the race to take second. He left the April Texas race with 148 laps led and two stage wins, but only a 12th-place finish to show for it. "Everything was fine, and then it just took a hard right", Logano said. "We were super-loose on a couple of restarts". We knocked a hole in the grill from a spring rubber or so... [Full Article...]

'We Finally Agree': Trump Retweets Rosie O'Donnell on Comey Firing

'We Finally Agree': Trump Retweets Rosie O'Donnell on Comey Firing If you're finding it hard to keep track of all the latest developments, here is a timeline to help. "So, everybody was thinking they should've won the election". But Friday afternoon, Rosenstein said he did not see the need at this time for a special prosecutor, CNN reported. "But we had a very nice dinner. [Full Article...]

Trump's master plan to running the government: Shutting it down

In remarks from the White House in February, as Democrats threatened to filibuster Gorsuch, Trump gave Sen. Conservative activists have decried the agreement as one that does not address their priorities, but the White House has signaled that the president will accept it rather than set off a government shutdown . [Full Article...]

Trump Riffs On Familiar Themes During Liberty Commencement Speech

Bush, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter all spoke at that in school during their first year as president. The search takes place amid an ongoing firestorm over Trump's dismissal of Comey and new questions over whether he taped conversations with the now-former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. [Full Article...]

Records show violent history for Ohio nursing home gunman

Records show violent history for Ohio nursing home gunman Kirkersville Police Chief Eric Disario was shot on a street near the Pine Kirk Care Center. The gunman was found dead with the employees. The man accused of killing Kirkersville Police Chief Eric Disario and two nursing home employees has been identified . [Full Article...]

'Nothing more pathetic …' Trump's commencement address has message for Comey, critics

In his speech, Trump jokingly nodded to the hard odds he'd once faced. "I am so proud as your President to have helped you along over the past period of time ". "Nothing is easier or more pathetic than being a critic, because they are the people that can't get the job done", Trump said. He chose to stay at Liberty University and near his family. [Full Article...]

Texas Senate Votes to License Immigration Lockups as Child Care Centers

Last year, Beggs asked to compete against boys, but the UIL denied his petition. He wants to compete with the guys but can not because state law makes student athletes participate as the gender listed on their birth certificate. UIL officials say killing the testing program limited their ability to police steroid use in competition. Hughes, a Mineola Republican, said that the alternative is they... [Full Article...]

Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump appeared to suggest on Twitter Friday that there could be recordings. "We can make a fast decision", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One before flying to Lynchburg, Virginia, to deliver a commencement address at Liberty University. [Full Article...]

Trump addresses class of 2017 at Liberty University

Trump addresses class of 2017 at Liberty University Democrats, and some FBI officials, charge Trump got rid of Comey in order to impede an investigation into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and Russian Federation, which tried to influence the 2016 election by hacking prominent Democrats. [Full Article...]

Tillerson Signs Arctic Climate Change Declaration

The Trump administration is in turmoil over whether to fulfill the president's campaign pledge to "cancel" the landmark 2015 agreement among 197 of the world's nations to address climate change, and has postponed a decision on whether to abandon the accord until later this month. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey defends pre-election Clinton email announcement

Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey defends pre-election Clinton email announcement Polls showing Clinton ahead in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin fueled perceptions that she had a "Blue Wall" in the Electoral College - a wall that collapsed on Election Day. Apparently in response, President Trump tweeted on Tuesday: "FBI Director Comey was the best thing that ever happened to Hillary Clinton in that he gave her a free pass for many bad deeds!" Sen. [Full Article...]


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