CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos

He said that he made up a phony collusion story with the Russians. Comey said it should be special counsel Robert Mueller's task to determine whether Trump had obstructed justice, and therefore, had opened himself up to possible impeachment... More..

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Mueller's Investigation of Trump Expands to Obstruction of Justice Probe

SHAPIRO: And so the question would be, was the dismissal of Comey meant to obstruct the investigation into possible collusion or Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign? Another White House official told ...More..

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President Trump: WAPO Obstruction of Justice Report is a "Phony Story"

When Knoller pressed further, asking why the president can tweet about the ongoing investigation, but she can't comment on said tweets , Sanders responded , "Because I'm not the president". Another White ...More..

Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

An infrequently updated Twitter account identifies him as a home inspector. "I know he wasn't happy with the way things were going, the election results and stuff", he said. On May 22, he wrote "Trump is a ...More..

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Judge To Announce Decision In Michelle Carter Trial Friday

If convicted, Carter could face up to 20 years in prison. Michelle Carter (seated right) is on trial for allegedly encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide. Carter's lawyer says she tried to talk Roy out o...More..

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Prosecution rests their case in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

The jury was not immediately read one of the most explosive exchanges in the deposition where Cosby acknowledged using quaaludes, a now-banned sedative, in his pursuit of women for sex. She turned him down. P...More..

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Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction

Twenty million Americans watched former FBI Director James Comey testify before a Senate committee last week. "Those were lies, plain and simple". "No collusion. No obstruction". Officials say that changed...More..

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Jeff Sessions asked Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers

In a letter to legislators made public this week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked Congress to get rid of laws that have helped the medical marijuana industry avoid federal prosecution. Forbes ...More..

This Lawmaker Just Compared Abortion to Beheading a Chicken
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This Lawmaker Just Compared Abortion to Beheading a Chicken

Louis ordinance that bans discrimination over abortion and pregnancies. Similar laws in Texas were struck down as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in last year's Whole Women's Health v. Greitens hasn't ...More..

Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook
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Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

According to a Facebook page that appears to belong to Hodgkinson, the man had worked as a home inspector with JTH Inspections. He attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, and through the e...More..

Brownback signs school funding bill
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Brownback signs school funding bill

The fate of the new K-12 formula is now in the hands of the Kansas Supreme Court . Brownback pointed out that the legislation includes a sunset, which he says he hopes "allow (s) for a regular and robust d...More..

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Jury Selected in Trial of Cop Who Killed Philando Castile

My baby girl", according to the Minnesota Star Tribune . When he pulled the vehicle over, Yanez said he could smell marijuana coming from Castile's auto. Prosecutors have sought to show Yanez could have take...More..

Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

The GOP senator thought to be most vulnerable, Dean Heller of Nevada, is from a state where the approval ratio for AHCA is a really dismal 28/53. Thune also said President Trump did not give any deadlines t...More..

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Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Some business leaders have also tried to convince Trump not to roll back Obama's Cuba policy. The policy reverts to the pre-2016 rule, which mandates that anyone traveling under that category must be par...More..

Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Worked on His Campaign
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Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Worked on His Campaign

Sanders issued a statement following reports Hodgkinson was, at one time, a volunteer with his presidential campaign. Let me be clear as I can be. Sen. He had also volunteered on Sander's campaign. Charles...More..

Polygamous sect leader captured after almost a year on the run
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Polygamous sect leader captured after almost a year on the run

The FBI had offered a $50,000 reward for Lyle Jeffs , but otherwise the search for him had been much lower key than the hunt for Warren Jeffs in 2006. Lyle Jeffs asks to be released from custody. "He sa...More..

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Corrections head grateful for inmates' capture

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal applauded the "tireless efforts" of law enforcement but also turned his thoughts to the families of the two officers, saying their pain remains. The Putnam County Sheriff's Office said...More..

Days of deliberations but still no verdict at Cosby sex assault trial
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Days of deliberations but still no verdict at Cosby sex assault trial

Do you understand?" Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, right, Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kristen, center, and Bill Cosby's defense attorney Angela Agrusa enter the courtroom ...More..

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Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings

However, Mueller's investigation is in a relatively early phase, and it is unclear whether criminal charges will be brought when it is complete, United States officials familiar with the matter told The Washing...More..

President Trump says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back in
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

President Trump says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back in

Doctors say Scalise had surgery Wednesday night and will require additional surgery. "The bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and caused severe bleeding". "I think it...More..

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Pilot injured when blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin

For Johnson, he has now made just three birdies in his past 54 holes dating to the Memorial Tournament a couple of weeks ago, where he missed the cut. The U.S. Golf Assn., in a statement , said the blimp was...More..

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Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice

The Washington Post , citing unnamed sources, said the investigation into the president's own conduct began shortly after Trump fired Comey on May 9. President Donald Trump shares a laugh with (clockwise fr...More..

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Trump denounces reports of widening Russia probe

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to testify today before the Intelligence Committee. The Post report cites anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. It comes a ...More..

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London fire: British PM orders inquiry as toll reaches 17

The police said the death toll is likely to rise and it would be a "miracle" if any more survivors were found during the search operation. "And he is a professional fire officer", Fire Commissioner Dany C...More..

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Scalise's condition is 'more difficult' than first thought

House Republican and Democratic leaders called for unity, while President Donald Trump said in an address from the White House that the prayers of the nation and world are with Scalise. A congressional ai...More..

Teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, patrol Los Angeles
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, patrol Los Angeles

He says the teens - ages 15 to 17 - also stole stun guns and radios and one was wearing a bulletproof vest. The woman and her granddaughter live near Central and Adams where a police cruiser barreled into a...More..

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Bernie Sanders 'sickened' by congressional shooter, who allegedly was campaign volunteer

The game will be played tonight at Nationals Park as planned. CBS News reports Hodgkinson allegedly shot Rep. Steve Scalise and four others, including two Capitol Police officers, before being shot himsel...More..

Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

Scalise was struck in the left hip and collapsed on the field, according to witnesses. Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". He then urged people to pray. ...More..

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Jurors Deadlocked in Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

The comedian is accused of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. "I'm very frustrated. Extraordinarily frustrated", said Victoria Valentino , 74, a former Playboy playmate who says Cosby drugged a...More..

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Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco

In another matter, Lam filed a grievance in March claiming he was working excessive overtime, said Joseph Cilia, Lam's friend and an official with the union that represents UPS drivers. A San Francisco Poli...More..