Trump Claims He Was "Going to Fire Comey Regardless of Recommendations"

It can also be argued that Sessions should have steered clear of Comey's firing because his recusal applied to investigations of "campaigns", which would include the Clinton email probe, said Jane Chong, Lawfare's deputy managing editor and nationa... More..

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Jason Chaffetz asks DOJ inspector general to investigate firing of James Comey

However, Sanders, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and even Vice President Mike Pence earlier had asserted Trump's firing decision was based on the deputy attorney general's memo. Trump's aides and s...More..

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Storms, tornadoes leave trail of death and damage in US

Authorities say two people first reported as missing have been found safe. In a news conference Monday, officials identified four people killed in the storms. "We have a lot of injuries", said a dispatcher at...More..

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Only 21 Percent of American Voters Approve of American Health Care Act

However, the most damning finding of the CBO report was that 24 million more people would be uninsured in 2026 under the GOP bill than under Obamacare. Pushing forward with a sub-par replacement plan is the w...More..

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Buhari receives released Chibok girls behind closed doors

Mogherini, in a statement on Sunday, said EU's thoughts are with the released girls as they rebuild their lives. A government minister, asking not to be named, said 82 girls had been released. "We've always...More..

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South Korea's Moon sworn in, vows to address North Korea

Pyongyang has had more than its usual share of criticism for Washington in recent months. Nagy dismisses the suggestion that the new South Korean leader is prioritizing the North over Japan. Moon made a cam...More..

Illegal immigrant in CT granted 2-year stay of deportation to Guatemala
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Illegal immigrant in CT granted 2-year stay of deportation to Guatemala

His daughter called the federal decision "a great blessing". On Friday afternoon, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) released the following statement on the decision to allow Barrios to have a two year stay. ...More..

Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal
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Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal

He wants to question the papers that he says show that City Park and not the city of New Orleans, owns the Beauregard monument. Reese's rejection of an injunction means the city can remove the statue pending ...More..

Seattle ranked 9th worst housing market for first-time homebuyers
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Seattle ranked 9th worst housing market for first-time homebuyers

The good news is, some central Florida sellers are cutting their asking prices to put their home within reach of someone, including first-time buyers, which are largely made up of millennials. Zillow found that...More..

NCAA lacrosse tournament a sign of more parity
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NCAA lacrosse tournament a sign of more parity

We do have two freshmen who have had outstanding years for us and their futures are super bright, so we're excited about what they've done, too. The Seminoles will now face the victor of No. The duo wrapped u...More..

No federal charges in Alton Sterling case
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

No federal charges in Alton Sterling case

United States attorney Corey Amundson said Wednesday that the investigation into the death of Alton Sterling couldn't prove that the officers acted unreasonably and willfully. "I don't think that we can draw an...More..

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"James Comey better hope": Trump threatens his former Federal Bureau of Investigation director on Twitter

That detail contradicted his White House staff, who said repeatedly on Tuesday and Wednesday that Mr. Trump didn't make his final decision until receiving a letter on Tuesday from Mr. The Washington Post rep...More..

Tornadoes and floods kill at least 14 people in US
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Tornadoes and floods kill at least 14 people in US

Oklahoma's governor has also declared a state of emergency. In Missouri , where two people died, Gov. Eric Greitens told reporters that the floodwaters reached record heights. School employees are sandbagg...More..

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North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

The protest was lodged by the recently revived Foreign Affairs Committee of North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly, which said the US House of Representatives was "obsessed" with a sense of disapproval and w...More..

Yates warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed
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Yates warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

CHRIS COONS: Thank you, great to be with you. Those letters, which were almost identical, sought emails, text messages, letters, phone records or any other relevant information they have about meetings or conta...More..

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Throwback Thursday - 2013, Scouts & LDS Celebrate 100 year parnership

Like other conservative religions, the Mormon church opposes gay marriage and teaches that being in a homosexual relationship is a sin. There will still be participation in the Eagle Scout programs, and the c...More..

Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy
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Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy

Investigators are now questioning her. Bowden is suspected in the killing of Yell County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart on Thursday morning. Sadler did not release the names of the two people killed in the...More..

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US Reaffirms Commitment to Protect Turkey

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirm met in a half-hour, closed-door meeting in London on Thursday, where they both were attending a conference on Somalia. The offensiv...More..

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Arizona police: Woman allegedly switched flour for formula

The Tucson Police Department says a woman is accused of buying and stealing baby formula from multiple stores and refilling the containers with flour and other substances before returning it. The TPD said the h...More..

Man seeking free pizza rescued from snowy Arizona mountain
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Man seeking free pizza rescued from snowy Arizona mountain

Elden by a certain time in order to win free pizza from a local restaurant. The man was unaware of the forecast or disregarded it when he set out on Tuesday morning, Gilliland said, adding freezing temperatur...More..

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House speaker Paul Ryan defends James Comey firing

He said he does not plan to dwell on the decision to fire him or the "way it was executed". Comey concluded: "Working with you has been one of the great joys of my life. It also raised another, perhaps more ...More..

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No Announcement Friday On Laptop Ban Expansion

In March, Washington banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from eight countries from carrying on board laptop computers, tablets and other electronic devices larger than cellphones. Approved ...More..

Vulnerable House Republicans fear political consequences after healthcare vote
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Vulnerable House Republicans fear political consequences after healthcare vote

Many moderate House Republicans who are repelled by the attitude expressed by Brooks and other Freedom Caucus members still voted the bill through. Insurers have generally considered conditions treated within...More..

Putting a global spotlight on Christian persecution
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Putting a global spotlight on Christian persecution

Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed the Trump administration's commitment to addressing persecution of Christians around the world and urged Americans to call the targeting of Christians by Islamic terrorists ...More..

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Texas bill could keep transgender students out of high school sports

Mack is a transgender student who, because of a Texas law saying athletes must compete as the gender they were assigned at birth, was forced to compete in the female wrestling division. House voted 99 to 20 Tue...More..

Kentucky governor says multiple fatalities from plane crash
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Kentucky governor says multiple fatalities from plane crash

No identifying information is being released about the plane including the tail numbers. The sheriff's office says at least one person died in the crash, but they cannot confirm whether there are more victims...More..

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Busch heads to Kansas with new sense of optimism

On to Kansas, which has a real race track , according to Kyle Busch, though nearly no one else agrees. Need more convincing? How about the history of the chassis Harvick will use this weekend? With Rodney Chil...More..

After Health Care Vote, 20 Republican House Seats Have Shifted Towards Democrats
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

After Health Care Vote, 20 Republican House Seats Have Shifted Towards Democrats

Various parts of the House bill, including a recent change to let states waive some coverage rules that has ignited concerns about preexisting conditions, have been mentioned as possible violations of those Sen...More..

Lawmaker: Vet citizenship of non-English-speaking schoolkids
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Lawmaker: Vet citizenship of non-English-speaking schoolkids

A Republican member in the Oklahoma House is suggesting that tens of thousands of non-English speaking students in public schools be turned over to USA immigration officials as cost-saving measure in the cash...More..

Governor: It's unfair that Narcan is free but EpiPens aren't
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Governor: It's unfair that Narcan is free but EpiPens aren't

She said there should be more programs available like Hills House. She said past treasurers also required bond counsel to have references from three state treasurers. Price started his national tour on opioid a...More..