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Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Returns to 'SNL'

He has also referred to McCarthy's tendency, when dressed as Spicer, to drive a motorized lectern rapidly toward a reporter who asks an aggravating question. Interviewed by NBC News' Lester Holt (actually cast member Michael Che), Trump was asked if he could assure the nation he wouldn't name someone "crazy" to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey. Read More »

US President Donald Trump did not threaten James Comey: White House

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This was contradicted by Mr Trump on Thursday , when he told NBC News he had planned to fire Mr Comey regardless of Mr Rosenstein's recommendation. What exactly would Comey tell us and the Sentate Intelligence Committee? Trump had later said that he fired Comey to ensure that the Russian meddling investigation is done "absolutely properly" and Comey's firing may, in fact, "lengthen the investigation". Read More »

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

A small but growing number of Republican U.S. lawmakers called on Wednesday for an independent probe of possible collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian Federation, spurred by a memo from the fired FBI chief that Trump had sought to impede the agency's investigation. Read More »

Chelsea Manning returns to active duty on release from jail

In court, Manning pleaded guilty to leaking secret information - but she was acquitted of the most serious charge, aiding the enemy, in July of 2013 . "I am looking forward to so much!" They allege that her physical and mental health care was restricted and that she was not allowed to keep her "feminine" haircut. Read More »

Woman Held At Gunpoint During A$AP Rocky Home Robbery

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Rapper A$AP Rocky's Beverly Grove home was targeted in an armed home-invasion robbery, Eyewitness News has learned. According to TMZ , the suspects knocked on the door and pulled a gun when Rocky's relative answered. Some of the burglary victims include model Kendall Jenner, hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj, rocker Alanis Morissette, ex-Laker Derek Fisher and actress Emily Rossum. Read More »

Trump ratted out Israel to the Russians in the Oval

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The disclosure late Monday drew strong condemnation from Democrats and a rare rebuke of Trump from some Republican lawmakers. Although top aides on Monday had declared reports about Trump's discussions false, National Security Adviser H.R. Read More »

Charges Against Frat, 18 Members in Penn State Student's Death

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Braxton Becker, 20, a house manager of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, was accused of directing members of the fraternity to delete evidence from cell phones and social media following the death of Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old from New Jersey who died following a now infamous night of hazing. Read More »

Area towns say Malloy's new budget will devastate services

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Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian said this could mean drastic cuts within the system because he is not going to make up the difference by raising tuition. Property taxes would have to rise by over 2 mills to replace the lost state revenue, he said. In Simsbury, the board of selectmen and board of education have provided recommendations to the board of finance, including $200,000 in cuts to the town budget and $800,000 in cuts to the school district's budget, ... Read More »

Trump to address graduates of US Coast Guard Academy

The White House on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as "wholly appropriate", as Trump tried to beat back criticism from fellow Republicans and calm global allies increasingly wary about sharing their secrets with the new president. Read More »

2 dead after aircraft crashes near northern New Jersey airport

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A Learjet 35 crashed in a parking lot while on approach to Runway 1 at Teterboro Airport, in New Jersey, about 3:30 Monday afternoon, killing the two pilots. A spokesman for that agency, Jim Peters, said the crash occurred about a mile from Eagles Nest Airport and that the pilot was the sole occupant. Multiple buildings and vehicles were set on fire by the crash but it appears everyone inside was able to escape. Read More »

US Cong asks FBI to handover fired Comey docs on Trump

President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to terminate an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's Russian Federation contacts, USA media reported late Tuesday. I have my subpoena pen ready, " he wrote in a tweet ". The FBI has also probed other Trump associates for possible connections to Russian officials. Trump later admitted in a television interview about Comey's firing that he was bothered by "this Russian Federation thing" and said he ... Read More »

Washington's Union Station's digital ad board played porn video

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Right as Monday commuters were beginning to make their way home, Union Station's Main Hall made folks feel like they were already in someone's basement. "The downside with new technology is that it comes with new risks", said Swaim-Staley. Swaim-Staley says they're working with the company that leases and manages the property to determine if the display was hacked. Read More »

Memo alleges Donald Trump tried to shut down investigation

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, said that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director should testify before Congress about his conversation with Trump. The Republican chairman of the House oversight committee says he plans to demand that the Justice Department turn over all memos written by former FBI Director James Comey concerning his past meetings with President Donald Trump. Read More »

Experts say conviction rare in police shootings

Oliver was sacked from the Balch Springs police department on Tuesday. Friday May 5 : An arrest warrant for Roy Oliver was issued and signed by a Dallas County judge late Friday afternoon. The family's lawyer said prosecution should have been quicker. The warrant gives any peace officer the authority to arrest Roy Oliver for the crime of murder. Read More »

North Carolina Senator Collapses During DC Race

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But he later tweeted that he's "doing well" and looking forward to returning to work. Washington , D.C. fire officials told WUSA that Tillis, 56, never lost consciousness, and was breathing when taken away by an ambulance. Entry fees go to charity. Event spokesperson Jeff Darman said Tillis suffered a seizure and was transported to George Washington University Hospital. Read More »

WikiLeaks offers $100k bounty for alleged 'tapes' between Trump and Comey

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John Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate leader and a former Texas attorney general; and U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson, a George W. Bush appointee who struck down the centerpiece of the Obama administration's health care law in 2010. "I have not asked him about the deputy", Spicer said during his news conference on Friday. While Democrats have called for an independent special counsel to investigate the Russian Federation matter, most Republicans have said that is not necessary given the FBI ... Read More »

Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn

May 11, 2017: Trump, in an NBC interview, says he had been intending to fire Comey - whom he derided as a "showboat" and "grandstander" - for months. There is no suggestion Mr Trump has committed a crime as he has the authority to disclose even the most highly classified information at will. Read More »

Trump Plans To Quickly Nominate New FBI Director

The No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, Richard Durbin, went further on Friday and said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should appoint an independent special prosecutor to pursue possible criminal charges related to Comey's firing, although he did not specify if he meant such charges should be against Trump. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on president

If the claims in his memo are correct, they would appear to offer the most compelling evidence yet that Trump's attempt to shut down the probe could amount to an obstruction of justice that imperils his presidency. Given the stakes, it now appears certain that Comey will be called out of his premature retirement to testify before Congress about the memo. "He wrote a number of memos, a great many if not all were about contacts with Trump - particularly the ones that made him feel uneasy". Read More »

U.S. ends Arctic Council chairmanship with reluctance on climate action

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However, Lavrov lamented the suspension of high-level military talks between defence officials of the Arctic states. The Arctic Council held its ministerial meeting in Fairbanks Thursday. The declaration further recognizes "the need for global action to reduce both long-lived greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants". "The challenges facing the Aleut... Read More »

Israel lauds USA security ties following Trump disclosures

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The highly classified information about an Islamic State plot was collected by Israel, a crucial source of intelligence and close partner in the fight against some of the America's fiercest threats in the Middle East. The newspaper cited a memo Comey wrote shortly after the conversation. The president can declassify anything he wants - just by saying it. The Post cited unnamed current and former USA officials with knowledge of the exchange, who said they recognized that it jeopardized ... Read More »

African Americans and the Affordable Care Act

Governor Andrew Cuomo's office conducted an analysis of the House GOP's American Health Care Act, which found that an approximate $6.9 billion would be deprived from New York State by 2020. "You cannot be denied coverage if you have a pre-existing condition", House Speaker Paul Ryan said - true in the narrowest, most technical sense but totally false in the real world, since insurance companies could charge those people astronomically high premiums, pricing them out of the market. Read More »

Erdogan supporters and critics clash outside Turkey's embassy in the US

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Erdogan issued a statement afterward congratulating Trump for his presidential election victory. The Turkish president blames him for an attempted coup past year. Both Turkey and the United States have backed rebels in Syria during the six-year war against President Bashar al-Assad's forces and allies. The altercation outside the ambassador's residence occurred hours after the Trump-Erdogan meeting. Read More »