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Sen. Angus King: Russia 'Investigation Isn't Over'


Comey said he took the president's words as a directive, but Republicans insist that Trump's words weren't a clear order. In reality, Coats did not refuse to answer the questions. Pence and Sessions now become even larger targets as the investigation rambles on. That just means, in that situation, when Comey talked to him , that was - he wasn't looking at him personally. Read More »

Senate Committee Questions Intel


Coats and National Security Agency Director Admiral Mike Rogers said they believed their conversations with the president were confidential. But he said, here in this open session, I'm not going to get into conversations with the president. Read More »

Shootout at Texas vehicle dealership leaves 3 dead


Two investigators, fugitive killed in shooting at a North Texas vehicle dealership. In the room adjacent to where they're confronting Hutchinson, two customers and an employee seem to be negotiating a deal; the group sprints away as the two bounty hunters draw their guns . Read More »

Pelosi 'very worried' about Trump's fitness for office


Back in April, she said that she "never thought [she'd] see the day" when she wished Bush was president again. "The first thing he says - to open the meeting - 'you know I won the popular vote, '" Pelosi said. At the briefing, a reporter asked, "Leader Pelosi, the president tweeted this morning essentially accusing [FBI] Director Comey of lying under oath yesterday". Read More »

Jury selection ends for day in officer's trial


He also faces two felony-counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm for allegedly endangering the lives of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her young child. Yanez, 29, entered the courtroom after a brief recess following discussion of the motions. Yanez: "Ma'am, just keep your hands where they are". With his short hair combed to the right, Yanez greeted the jury panel convened for his case Tuesday by saying "Morning". Read More »

Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at Orlando workplace


He shot himself after his rampage. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said: "He was certainly singling out the individuals that he shot". Some were shot multiple times. The sheriff said Neumann did not have a concealed weapons permit. "Brenda was like sunshine, she was and awesome person, Bob was really cool, Kevin was like an uncle type guy and they comprised the whole administration for Fiamma", Bluewater said. Read More »

Lueck has 4 hits as Florida State rallies past Sam Houston


You might've noticed that I said Holton only allowed 2 earned runs because four of Sam Houston State's 6 runs were unearned as Florida State's defense committed 2 errors, allowed a Hit By Pitch RBI and was generally sloppy throughout the game looking as though they were unprepared for the Bunt despite Sam Houston State's track record of being decidedly small ball. Read More »

Trump punishes Times reporter for debunked Russian Federation story

Impeachment is essentially a political decision-and since both the House and Senate are controlled by Republicans, it's not likely they will decide to impeach Trump , even if Mueller hypothetically says Trump obstructed justice. Asked by a reporter if he had told Mr Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Flynn, Mr Trump said: " I didn't say that ". Read More »

Penguins cruise past Predators in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final


The Penguins already had to win two Games 7s in the playoffs, including one in double overtime against Ottawa to get to the Final. Crosby finished the night with three assists and a plus-2; Subban had no points and was minus-2. He stopped 50 of 52 shots in Games Three and Four. Saros hardly fared any better. On the ensuing power play, Crosby set up Schultz for a slap shot that went under Rinne's pads for a 1-0 Pittsburgh lead 1:31 into the first. Read More »

Rally in Atlanta against Islamic law meets counterprotests

Some local chapter members of a national organization held a rally to oppose the Islamic religious law. The group has a long history of opposing Sharia, which is a legal or philosophical code derived from Islamic scripture and meant to guide the behavior of observant Muslims. Read More »

U.S. intel chiefs 'never felt pressured to intervene' with Russian Federation probe

Coats testimony before the Senate intelligence committee has been scheduled for weeks, an event that was already expected to kick off two days of blockbuster hearings. Rogers also refused to confirm or deny any details of conversations in news reports. Reuters reported in March that the Trump administration supported renewal of Section 702 without any changes, citing an unnamed White House official, but it was not clear whether it wanted the law made permanent. Read More »

AG Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Sessions' week went from really bad to holy-cow-what-else-can-happen-to-me on Thursday when fired FBI Director James Comey testified about his interactions with Trump over the Russian Federation investigation. Earlier in the week, it was reported that before Trump embarked on his first foreign trip, Sessions had offered his resignation to the president. Read More »

Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames

British police investigating the deadly attacks on London Bridge on Saturday said they had arrested three more suspects, as footage of the moment officers shot the assailants dead appeared online. Earlier in the day, it was reported that London attack ringleader Khuram Butt was identified as a major potential threat, which led to an investigation starting in 2015. Read More »

Woman found dead in her auto, suspect killed by police


The Sycamore Police Department says around 2:00 p.m. Friday Lidia Juarez was found unresponsive in her auto in the parking lot of an office for the Illinois Dept. The officers returned fire and fatally wounded the suspect. Both shootings remained under investigation Friday night. Officers from multiple police agencies in the area were assisting in the surveillance of the vehicle when authorities moved to conduct a traffic stop, a police source said. Read More »

Cavaliers didn't want Warriors celebrating in Cleveland

Receiving a technical foul for arguing with officials in the third quarter, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green was announced as being ejected from the game after being charged with a technical foul in the first quarter as well. CLEVELAND (AP) - Go ahead, back them into a corner. "We're going to keep scrapping". As a result of that, even the Warriors' post season best halftime output (68 points) still left them trailing by 18 points. Read More »

Trump jokes that Kushner 'more famous than me'

Kelly said back-channel talks have been common in USA diplomacy, but indicated that the matter is under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of his probe into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

President Trump urges Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Foreigners residing in Qatar in possession of a Qatari residence visa would also not be eligible for visas on arrival in the UAE , an Etihad spokesman said in an email. President Donald Trump is bringing "reality to the situation" in the Middle East by backing a Saudi-led coalition's tough stance against neighboring Qatar, said Sadad al-Husseini, a former executive at Saudi Arabia's state oil company. Read More »

Nebraska WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. cited for pot possession


He arrived to Lincoln in January, took part in spring practice and is expected to compete for playing time immediately. According to a campus police report obtained by the Omaha World-Herald , Keyshawn Johnson Jr. He was the 49th-ranked wide receiver and the 38th-ranked prospect out of the state of California overall. Police were called to the dorm after a residence director detected possible drug use, leading to Johnson's citation. Read More »

Falcons to honor Michael Vick, Roddy White with retirement ceremony


The team also had Vick and White in the Georgia Dome in Falcons uniforms celebrating the team's greats from the Georgia Dome era (1992-2017) for the team's Week 17 game in January. White played his entire career with the Falcons after being drafted in 2005. "I've been in Atlanta one-third of my life, so it's been sweet". "It's just everything coming back around full circle". Read More »