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'James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of

'James Comey better hope that there are no The Times said it was not clear whether the dinner was the same one that Trump described in the NBC interview in which the president acknowledged asking Comey whether he was the subject of a counter-intelligence probe. Trey Gowdy, the South Carolina Republican who ran the House committee that investigated Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's actions in connection with the 2012 attack on a US... [Full Article...]

Baltimore Native's 'Gamble' Pays Off In Preakness Win

Derby victor and 5-4 favorite Always Dreaming charged out to an early lead and dueled with 3-1 second choice Classic Empire through the final turn. We had a plan and we were sticking to the plan and it worked out great. "I'm so happy, really happy". "I think possibly some of the reason that we won was because we were patient and didn't throw an inexperienced horse against a 20-horse field in t... [Full Article...]

Commerce secretary appears to fall asleep during Trump's speech

For Trump , who ran as an outsider promising to explode political norms, the adjustment appears more abrupt. "It's the farthest-reaching commitment to not finance terrorist organisations", US Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell said yesterday. [Full Article...]

Man charged after removing transgender woman's testicles

Man charged after removing transgender woman's testicles The probable cause statement says, "the testicles could not be re-attached due to time delay of a procedure to 911 call". Before starting the procedure, which took 90 minutes, it is believed that Pennington told the woman's wife to phone emergency services if complications arose. [Full Article...]

WikiLeaks Offers $100K Reward for Trump-Comey 'Tapes'

WikiLeaks Offers $100K Reward for Trump-Comey 'Tapes' Meanwhile, Trump faces bipartisan criticism from Senate members for firing Comey . In an interview with NBC on Thursday , the president revealed that he had spoken with Comey multiple times about the Russian Federation investigation, including two phone calls and a dinner, before ultimately choosing to dismiss him. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump sits down with Arab leaders ahead of major speech

Donald Trump sits down with Arab leaders ahead of major speech President Trump referred to "Islamic terror" during his speech to the Muslim world in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. The president put much of the onus for combating extremists on Mideast leaders: "Drive them out of your places of worship". Trump's speech came amid a renewed courtship of the United States' Arab allies. That ban was blocked by the courts. "The Iranian regime represents the tip of the sp... [Full Article...]

Notre Dame Grads Stage Walkout During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

Notre Dame Grads Stage Walkout During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech But while some universities have seen protests against controversial speakers erupt into violent confrontations, recent peaceful protests against Pence on college campuses poke holes in his claim that "free speech and civility are waning on campuses across America". [Full Article...]

Horschel Wins Byron Nelson on First Playoff Hole

Horschel Wins Byron Nelson on First Playoff Hole It was not exactly a heavyweight duel down the stretch, but Horschel got a victory he badly needed and set himself up for the next few years on the PGA Tour. He rallied to shoot under par on the back nine, but his final-round 74 left him at 4 under for the tournament, tied for 20th. Horschel came out on top following a sudden death playoff where he used the PXG Bat Attack putter to roll in the w... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens Comey in tweet

Trump threatens Comey in tweet By Wednesday, White House officials were saying that Trump had contemplated firing Comey for a long period of time, but made the final determination after hearing from Sessions and Rosenstein. Just days before the presidential election, Comey announces the FBI is reopening its investigation into Clinton's email on the back of evidence found on Weiner's laptop. [Full Article...]

What will New Orleans do with the Confederate statues?

What will New Orleans do with the Confederate statues? Landrieu's office said Thursday that the city would solicit proposals from nonprofit and governmental entities to relocate the statues. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is expected to give a speech marking the removal of the last of the four monuments on Friday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Trump changes his Twitter banner twice in one day after being mocked

Trump changes his Twitter banner twice in one day after being mocked Testifying before Congress this week, Yates said she warned White House officials that Flynn might be vulnerable to compromise by Russians given his contacts with high Russian officials. General Flynn worked as the head of the Military Intelligence Agency (DIA), until he was sacked by President Barack Obama in 2014, reportedly because of his chaotic management. [Full Article...]

Ringling Bros. Owner: Final Shows Are 'A Celebration'

America's most celebrated circus Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus has staged its final performance in NY, as emotional performers, and wistful crowd-goers bid farewell to an institution in United States live entertainment. About 11 elephants were sent to spend their remaining days at Ringling's Center for Elephant Conservation in central Florida. It's an arena show, with an extravaganz... [Full Article...]

Scott Disick has home burgled

Scott Disick has home burgled The 21-year-old supermodel attended the Fashion For Relief charity event on Sunday wearing a pair of jean shorts glammed up by a black one-sleeved Alexandre Vauthier top that fell into a train behind her. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star bought a bachelor pad in Hidden Hills past year and put it back on the market a few months later, but it has not been confirmed if this is the home that w... [Full Article...]

Fact Check: 'We Don't Have Health Care In This Country,' Trump Says

Fact Check: 'We Don't Have Health Care In This Country,' Trump Says AHCA cuts Medicaid and reduces subsidies, taking away $993 billion of support to low- and middle-income families to pay for nearly a trillion dollars in tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. These are questions going through the minds of people who, many for the first time, are able to get care under the Affordable Care Act. This is a waste of precious resources and is not expected to increase h... [Full Article...]

Cathay Pacific to Cut 600 Jobs, Including 190 Management Staff

Cathay Pacific to Cut 600 Jobs, Including 190 Management Staff Commenting on the news, Rupert Hogg, chief executive officer at Cathay Pacific, said: "We greatly appreciate and respect our people's dedication, hard work and achievements". Hundreds of millions of dollars are expected to be saved with the 600 job losses, and the redundancy measures will go some way to reaching a 30 per cent cost reduction target at the airline's Cathay City headquarters in Hong... [Full Article...]

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield North Korea has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programmes, even from China, its lone major ally, calling them legitimate self-defence. Pyongyang carried out two atomic tests a year ago, and has accelerated its missile launch programme, despite tough United Nations sanctions aimed at denying leader Kim Jong Un the hard currency needed to fund his weapons ambitions. [Full Article...]

One killed, 25 injured as tornado hits Midwest US

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said a large amount of emergency crews from around the region responded to the trailer park. The storm struck about 7:15 p.m. Chetek is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, and about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Eau Claire. National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Smith said two supercells formed in the Texas Panhand... [Full Article...]

California Democratic activists want Trump's head, but leaders bat down impeachment calls

California Democratic activists want Trump's head, but leaders bat down impeachment calls And that, they said, could lead down a road that ends with the president's ouster - but that the facts aren't in yet. For those keeping score, despite ceaseless leaking from the intelligence community, there has really been no evidence offered so far to prove "collusion" between Trump officials and Russian Federation to "hack the election"- an absurd oft-used phrase that has convinced millions o... [Full Article...]

Trump Aims To Unite Against Terrorism In Speech Before Muslim Leaders

The speech comes amid a renewed courtship of the United States' Arab allies as Trump held individual meetings with leaders of several nations, including Egypt and Qatar, before participating in a roundtable with the Gulf Cooperation Council and joining Saudi King Salman in opening Riyadh's new anti-terrorism center. [Full Article...]

Santorum warns Trump on impeachment: This can't continue

A USA president has never been removed from office at the end of an impeachment process. Green's comments were just the latest in a series of criticism directed at the president amid reports he asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn . [Full Article...]


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