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Trump may allow Comey testimony

Trump may allow Comey testimony Flynn has declined to testify to the US Senate Intelligence Committee about his Russian ties, invoking his constitutional right to avoid self-incrimination. Why would he tell the president that?" During testimony given by then-Director Comey during the March 20 House Intelligence Committee hearing and his subsequent appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 3, Comey's most juicy of... [Full Article...]

Did Kellyanne Conway's husband just turn against Trump?

Did Kellyanne Conway's husband just turn against Trump? It is, to say the least, highly unusual for a president to comment in such a belligerent way about a matter that is now before federal courts - the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the most recent version of his Muslim ban last week. [Full Article...]

British police name two London Bridge attackers

Butt's apparent zealotry led one neighbor, Erica Gasparri, to contact police about 18 months ago. One of the London Bridge attackers was 27-year-old Khuram Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan. "He would always bring his kid out into the lobby", said Chigbo. According to the BBC , a witness to the attack heard one or more of the perpetrators say "this is for Allah ". [Full Article...]

Teen pulls child from car involved in fatal I-93 crash

Teen pulls child from car involved in fatal I-93 crash State police and the Londonderry Fire Department said they responded to the crash just after 7:30 p.m. after reports that a single vehicle had left the roadway and rolled over. New Hampshire State Police are asking anyone who may have information about the crash to contact the barracks in Bedford. Police initially closed down all lanes on the northbound side of I-93 but then opened it up to one ... [Full Article...]

Evergreen college closed again, police reviewing 'new external threat' information

Evergreen college closed again, police reviewing 'new external threat' information This year, the event's sponsors decided that white students, staff and faculty, instead "will be invited to leave the campus for the day's activities". "They determined that no one was actively posing a threat", the school said. The discord, however, is far from over: More than 50 faculty members penned an open letter over the weekend calling on the administration to open an investigation into b... [Full Article...]

Financial issues linger in Louisiana session's final days

Though all signs pointed in that direction, House lawmakers didn't immediately say if they'd reject the Senate's almost $29 billion spending plan to work out a final version behind the scenes in the final days of a legislative session that ends Thursday. [Full Article...]

Putin denies USA election meddling, says he barely met Mike Flynn

After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn during a February meeting in the Oval Office, the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador, Sergei Kislyak. [Full Article...]

2 charged for deadly Oakland warehouse blaze that killed 36

2 charged for deadly Oakland warehouse blaze that killed 36 Alexander and other lawyers are suing Almena, Harris, Ng and others for wrongful death. Court documents show Almena was the primary tenant and rented space to as many as 25 people to live and work in the building licensed only as a warehouse. [Full Article...]

London Bridge attacker known to security services as two terrorists named

Today was the first day of an increased armed police presence in Cambridge following the terrorist attacks in Manchester and London . Some of the people injured in the attacks have been released from hospitals; as of yesterday, others were still reported in critical condition. [Full Article...]

Marchers walk 200 miles protesting for IL budget

Marchers walk 200 miles protesting for IL budget Comptroller Susana Mendoza's office warns the state is "about to reach the breaking point at which court-ordered payments will exceed the state's revenues". "While the governor blames everyone but himself for his budget crisis, Illinois' students, seniors, and economy continue to suffer", the group said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Trump will not block former FBI Director from testimony

In the weeks since, associates of Comey have said the former director felt uncomfortable about efforts by Trump to compromise the bureau's traditional independence. Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement during Monday's press briefing. Flynn was sacked after less than a month because of revelations that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his comm... [Full Article...]

Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

He is expected to discuss his interactions with Mr. Trump , and reports that - according to a memo Comey wrote - President Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . The public hearing is expected to shed light on his private conversations with Trump in the weeks before his dismissal, including any discussion about the Flynn investigati... [Full Article...]

Survivor called from company bathroom: "My boss is dead"

The shooting began at about 8 a.m. after Neuman slipped through a rear door into the cavernous factory, an area that stretches across more than two football fields where awnings are stitched together for recreational vehicles. The 45-year-old suspect had a history of misdemeanor criminal offenses but was not linked to any terror organizations, Demings said at a press briefing. [Full Article...]

Texas House speaker refuses to negotiate compromise on 'bathroom bill'

Perry, now USA energy secretary, appeared in the Texas Senate on Thursday for a ceremony honoring his father, James "Ray" Perry, a former longtime county commissioner who died late last month at age 92. Democrats said they think the bill will be found unconstitutional. The bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott includes a measure that federal courts have already blocked in several states —... [Full Article...]

Texas Lawmaker Calls ICE on Protesters, Threatens to Shoot Colleague

Texas Lawmaker Calls ICE on Protesters, Threatens to Shoot Colleague Justin Rodriguez said after the incident, according to the Texas Observer . Rinaldi confirmed that he threatened to shoot Eagle Pass Democrat Pancho Nevarez related to the fight on the House floor. It bans sanctuary cities , allows police to ask for the immigration status of anyone they detain and threatens sheriffs with jail time if they don't cooperate with federal authorities. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Pushed Back On Russian Election Influence In Megyn Kelly Interview

The Russian president accused the US of "actively interfering in electoral campaigns of other countries" while denying that Russia has any motive to do so. "You created a sensation out of nothing". Comey associates have alleged that Trump asked the FBI director if he could drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his Russian contacts. [Full Article...]

Trump will not block sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's testimony

Trump will not block sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's testimony Comey is scheduled to testify on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding the investigation of Russian meddling in the presidential election. He did, however, suggest Trump would settle for tax cuts if there's insufficient consensus on Capitol Hill for a more sweeping tax policy overhaul. [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy The ACLU replied quickly, noting that Trump has " confirmed the ban is a BAN " while also conceding that the second executive order issued in March was substantively the same as the first. But Trump on Monday was having none of it. This past weekend, Trump took to Twitter to reiterate his calls for a travel ban, making sure everyone in the cyber space knew what he meant. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer 'fuming' after getting axed from Trump's Papal visit, says source

Sean Spicer 'fuming' after getting axed from Trump's Papal visit, says source After the meeting, Trump told the pope, "I won't forget what you said ", and the men exchanged gifts. The Pope has said Trump isn't a true Christian while Trump has said that ISIS will one day attack the Vatican . Francis also gave Trump a signed copy of his 2017 peace message whose title is "Nonviolence - A Style of Politics for Peace", and a copy of his 2015 encyclical letter on the ne... [Full Article...]

White House's Sanders grilled about Trump's 'travel ban,' London tweets

White House's Sanders grilled about Trump's 'travel ban,' London tweets The American Civil Liberties Union said on Twitter that they "may incorporate" Trump's tweets on the ban "into our Supreme Court argument". We do not need the travel ban, studies have shown that there's been no terrorist attacks carried out in the United States by any of the countries listed in the ban. [Full Article...]


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