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Moss: Expect temps in the 90s, humidity for Sunday

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South winds will also remain quite strong, with some gusts at or above 30 miles per hour. We are sunny Sunday with highs hitting lower 90s at least, then mostly sunny Monday with highs approaching the mid-90s. CT is looking at another heatwave with three days of temperatures in the 90s this week, Fox61 meteorologist Dan Amarante said. When you factor the heat in with the humidity, it will feel more like the low to mid-90s over the next several days. Read More »

Single-winning $447 million Powerball ticket sold in California

The winning ticket of the 10th largest lottery in USA history was sold in Sun City, California , according to the Powerball website. The victor has one year to claim the prize. The jackpot had grown because no one had matched all the numbers since April 1. The jackpot figures are based on the victor choosing to take an annuity that pays out each year for 29 years. Read More »

US Navy SEAL member killed after parachute malfunction

According to WABC , the SEAL fell into the Morris Canal off of the Hudson River after he cut away from his malfunctioning parachute during a demonstration jump. "I saw the water splash, and apparently there was a fourth parachutist", an eyewitness told Reuters . Fleet Week New York is described on the official website as "the city's time-honored celebration of the sea services". Read More »

Loretta Lynch Pressured FBI To Downplay Clinton Email Investigation, Comey Says

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Lynch's meeting with former President Bill Clinton on the tarmac of an airport in Arizona was another factor playing into his decision, he said. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 USA presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 8, 2017. Read More »

19.5 million viewers tuned in to watch Comey testify

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The figure for the hearing, touted as "Washington's Super Bowl", includes viewers across all ad-supported broadcast and cable networks that carried it from 10 a.m.to around 1 p.m. The testimony, the L.A. Times noted, was so sensational and closely followed that even the four major networks - ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox - chose to air an event typically reserved for cable news outlets. Read More »

John McCain Confused During Comey Testimony

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In fact, he spent most of his seven-minute allotment asking barely coherent questions about Hillary Clinton , emails, and [unintelligible], apparently trying to draw some link between the investigation into Clinton's email and the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian hackers, which is a theory so insane not even Kellyanne Conway has floated it. Read More »

Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obstruction of justice'

President Donald Trump punched back at James B. Comey on Friday, saying the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony to Congress the previous day showed Comey is "a leaker ", turned Comey's accusation that the president lied back at him and vowed to testify before the Justice Department's special counsel investigating Russia's 2016 election meddling. Read More »

Trump says Comey not telling truth

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Comey says he effectively ignored both of Trump's requests, and was sacked in May. Mr Kasowitz is expected to file a complaint with the Justice Department inspector general next week, according to a person close to the legal team. The Senate Judiciary Committee asked the White House last month about such tapes . Comey claimed he leaked the notes calculating that publication of a story would trigger calls for an independent special prosecutor, which ultimately happened. Read More »

Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News

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However, Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party won 40.3% of votes and Matthew, a man of his words announced that he would eat his book on Sky News . If, however, that does happen, he would happily eat his new Brexit book. "Two percentage points makes a big difference. So, all I'm going to do is sit here and eat my book while you guys carry on", he told the news presenter. Read More »

Utah suburb shooting leaves woman, child, male suspect dead

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Her 9-year-old son was also injured, as well as a girl whose mother had picked up the victims near the elementary school. Authorities say the two had been in a relationship. He had reconstructive surgery on his jaw, Haney told KUTV, and will have to have at least one more surgery. Haney said the boy was scheduled to participate in a fifth-grade graduation ceremony Wednesday. Read More »

Protesters in London seek Theresa May's resignation

Davidson, one of the few Conservatives to emerge as a victor from the election after she increased the party's presence in Scotland, said she had demanded, and received, "categoric assurance" from May that the policy would not change. Read More »

John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements

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Tell me the difference between your conclusion as far as former Secretary Clinton is concerned and Mr. Trump", McCain asked. It's hard to say, but McCain seemed to be trying to blunt the effect of Comey's testimony about Trump. He's genuinely asking how it's possible that an investigation of Clinton could be concluded while an investigation of Trump on a different subject hasn't been concluded. Read More »

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

Saturday night's drawing will be for the estimated $435 million jackpot. Powerball players apparently will have a chance to win the 10th largest lottery prize in USA history. Edwin Leon of the Bronx was among those who tried their luck. The $435 million jackpot was worth just $288 million after applying taxes for the residents of NY. Read More »

British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

May's chief of staff Nick Timothy , left, and Joint-chief of staff Fiona Hill leave the Conservative Party headquarter on Friday. Mr. Corbyn said his party was ready to form a minority government of its own, but stressed he would not enter into any "pacts or deals" with other parties. Read More »

AMBER Alert Issued in Wisconsin

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He has brown hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing a white tank top and silver or white shorts. If you see this auto or Jamie or Jaiden Hunt - you are asked to call the Marathon County Sheriff's Office at (715) 261-1200. The Wood County Dispatch Center said the mini van was possibly last seen in the city of Wisconsin Rapids in the area of 17th Avenue North. If you have any information, you are asked to contact the Marathon County Sheriff's Office at 715-261-1200. Read More »

Marches against Islamic law to be held in many US cities

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A phalanx of bicycle police officers kept the sides separated during the sanctioned events, but authorities said a large fight broke out after the gatherings concluded. "American Muslims support the American values and freedoms we all cherish", said Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of the state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Read More »

Democratic Senator Calls Out GOP For Fast-Tracking Health Care Bill

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Two Republican senators have proposed phasing out federal funding for Medicaid expansion over a seven-year period, contrasting what Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. About 400 people gathered outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. - blind, disabled, elderly people among them - with many holding signs reading "Don't Mess With Medicaid" and "No Cuts, No Caps to Medicaid". Read More »