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President Trump to nominate Christopher A. Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump said this in a statement on Twitter. The president's tweet announcing his intention to pick Wray also comes just ahead of a highly anticipated Senate hearing, which will feature Comey. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Wray seemed like "the ideal kind of person" for the important job. Wray was interviewed by Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, two weeks ago, a Justice Department... [Full Article...]

Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US President Trump left behind the controversies facing his administration for a little while today. During a campaign stop in Wilmington Ohio previous year, Trump said he would redirect billions of dollars in payments to the United Nations to combat climate change and "use that money to invest in America", including replacing the double-decker bridge. [Full Article...]

Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Facebook Replaces Church Work And Communities

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg finally has a degree, that too from a university from which he dropped out of to set up the social media network. Apart from being awarded a Doctor in Laws title, Zuckerberg was also invited to address this year's graduating class at commencement. [Full Article...]

Democrats praise Trump's choice for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump, in a statement later Wednesday, called Wray "an impeccably qualified individual". A former high-ranking Federal Bureau of Investigation official told CNBC's Eamon Javers that Wray had a "good reputation" and was "confirmable" but that it was a "big job for someone with his level of large organizational, leadership, and management experience" and that there would be a "big learning curve... [Full Article...]

Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation represented Chris Christie during 'Bridgegate'

Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation represented Chris Christie during 'Bridgegate' This includes one private conversation in which Trump allegedly asked the then-F.B.I. director to end his agency's investigation into Mike Flynn , his former national-security adviser who resigned amid scandal in February. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman. Wray also served as Chris Christie's lawyer during Bridgegate , the investigation into the closing of tr... [Full Article...]

Fred Hoiberg is apparently "a real candidate" for Ohio State job

Fred Hoiberg is apparently But with the Hoiberg to Ohio State rumors popping up, that may not be the case anymore. If he were to take another job, the Bulls would no longer be on the hook for that money, but they would also have to search for a new head coach after announcing that they would keep Hoiberg earlier this offseason. [Full Article...]

Accused NSA leaker may have worked at secretive listening post

Accused NSA leaker may have worked at secretive listening post Victor has been charged with "gathering, transmitting or losing defense information", says The Washington Post . Winner's tweets indicate she has strong progressive political leanings and even seemingly disavows her own race. A former U.S. Air Force linguist was charged with passing a top-secret document to the media in the first arrest of its kind since President Donald Trump vowed to ... [Full Article...]

Baylor Baseball's Langeliers Named Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American

Baylor Baseball's Langeliers Named Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American During his first season with Texas Tech, Jung hit at a.306 clip while notching 75 hits: including 14 doubles, two triples and six home runs. Earlier in the season, Cosentino was also named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week twice, and he earned a spot on the All-Big 12 Second team. [Full Article...]

Judge: Illinois noncompliant on Medicaid ruling

Judge: Illinois noncompliant on Medicaid ruling However, on Wednesday, the judge said the position taken by the so-called managed care organizations is "reasonable" and indicated she did not similarly find it reasonable for the state to skimp on Medicaid payments while fully funding its monthly payroll and debt repayments. [Full Article...]

Toy gun retrieved at officer-involved shooting in Wilmington

Toy gun retrieved at officer-involved shooting in Wilmington The officers' patrol auto moved forward, hit the man and pinned him underneath. The child found in the bath tub was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Police originally said an officer was shot in an arm. It wasn't immediately clear if the deceased suspect also was struck by a police cruiser. Detectives interviewed witnesses at the scene about the man with the gun. [Full Article...]

GOP senator admonishes Democrat for persistent questioning

GOP senator admonishes Democrat for persistent questioning After the intelligence hearing, Oregon Sen. "You can keep trying to trip me up-" Rogers protested, as she interrupted. "Under Justice Department regulations, Rosenstein has control over Mueller's budget and can decide at the start of any federal fiscal year (the beginning of October) to shut down Mueller's investigation". [Full Article...]

Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system

Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system [Full Article...]

DOJ charges contractor with leaking classified material to news outlet

DOJ charges contractor with leaking classified material to news outlet [Full Article...]

Ole Miss disputes NCAA lack of institutional control charge

Ole Miss disputes NCAA lack of institutional control charge [Full Article...]

Jason Derulo Thanks Country Music Fans After Winning His First CMT Award

The show will be held across from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum after the CMT Music Awards . During the CMT Awards in 2014, Bryan and Derulo performed "This Is How We Roll" and "Talk Dirty" together, meshing the pop and country tunes in a brilliant and memorable performance. [Full Article...]

James Comey testimony: Trump asked Comey to say he wasn't being investigated

James Comey testimony: Trump asked Comey to say he wasn't being investigated Former FBI Director James Comey will reportedly tell the Senate Intelligence Committee he did indeed tell President Trump he personally was not under investigation, something the president noted in the dismissal memo he wrote to the former FBI director . [Full Article...]

'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

That helped Nadal to become the first player to enter the French Open semi-finals for the 10th time. The Serb, who was defending his Roland Garros crown, was beaten in emphatic fashion and the world number two said he had little to complain about after the set. [Full Article...]

Coal sector alone in celebrating U.S. exit from Paris Agreement

Coal sector alone in celebrating U.S. exit from Paris Agreement Hawaii is making our planet great again in the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial announcement last week that he's pulling the US out of the Paris climate agreement . Though in recent years China has become the world's largest single emitter of greenhouse gases, historically - since the Industrial Revolution - that distinction has gone to the United States . [Full Article...]

Application Now Available for State's Excelsior Scholarship

Application Now Available for State's Excelsior Scholarship Students must be residents of NY state for at least 12 consecutive months and first must exhaust all other forms of federal and state financial aid, such as the federal Pell Grant program and the state's Tuition Assistance Program, or TAP. For students in the college's graduate school, in-state tuition will rise by $337 per semester to $6,599 while out-of-state tuition will increase by $463 per se... [Full Article...]

Intelligence Chiefs Decline To Discuss Private Talks With Trump

Specifically, Coats and Rogers wouldn't answer whether they were asked by Trump to interfere in the FBI's ongoing investigation into the Russian government's possible collusion with his campaign past year. "The president said, 'I need loyalty, I expect loyalty.' I didn't move, speak, or change my facial expression in any way during the awkward silence that followed", Comey said. [Full Article...]


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