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Trump Escalates Feud with Ousted FBI Director Comey

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Constitution. " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" he said. "Trump is so unsophisticated about government, and he lacks even basic knowledge about how the government functions, of what the unwritten but very important rules and traditions are". Read More »

Trump Is 'Very Close' To Naming A New FBI Director

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Frank Keating, a Republican, and former Sen. He said an announcement could come "soon" and that former Sen. Joe Lieberman of CT is his top choice in the Oval Office on Thursday afternoon. Among their concerns was Lieberman's past praise of Michael Flynn, Trump's first national security adviser, who was sacked in February after misleading officials about his conversations with Russian officials. Read More »

Was Mueller the right choice for special counsel in Russian Federation investigation?

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller after a succession of jarring developments that brought to a boil questions over Russia's alleged meddling in the election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign. Rosenstein, who was appointed US attorney by President George W. Bush and held the job for the entire Obama administration, didn't immediately embrace the idea of a special counsel while facing persistent questions from Democratic senators at his confirmation hearing. Read More »

Hackers could access Mar A Lago wifi in five minutes

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In fact, one expert told the reporters that based on what they told him of the digital security (or lack thereof) at Mar-A-Lago, "I'd assume the data is already stolen and systems compromised". "There, we picked up signals from the club's wireless networks, three of which were protected with a weak and outmoded form of encryption known as WEP". Read More »

New Jersey's 2nd Republican Gubernatorial Primary Debate

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Guadagno has been leading in the polls, though many voters are undecided and Ciattarelli has been moving up. But Ciattarelli, a lawmaker from Somerset County, has been gaining in recent weeks. In turn, she seized on Ciattarelli's call to increase taxes on households that bring in over $750,000 in annual income, something that she says would hike taxes in New Jersey by $600 million at a time when people can barely afford to stay in-state. Read More »

One dead after vehicle 'ploughs into pedestrians in New York'

An 18-year-old girl who was walking on the pavement with her 13-year-old sister was fatally injured. An 18-year-old woman died and 22 other victims - four of them in critical condition and three with serious injuries - were hospitalized as a result, according to authorities. Read More »

UN Condemns North Korea Missile Test, Vows Sanctions

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North Korea said Tuesday it will continue to conduct nuclear or missile tests with smaller and more diversified nuclear weapons, according to its state media. An image released by the state-run KCNA shows Kim Jong Un (center) reacting during the test launch of a Hwasong-12 on Sunday. Analysts say the missile was sacked at an upward trajectory to artificially limit its range during the test. Read More »

US decries Washington brawl during Turkish President's visit

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Two US Secret Service agents were also assaulted in the brawl, an officer said. Police said two men had been arrested and they were pursuing charges against others involved. Police Chief Newsham stated, "The actions seen outside the Turkish Embassy yesterday in Washington, DC stand in contrast to the First Amendment rights and principles we work tirelessly to protect each and every day". Read More »

More rain means more worry in flooded parts of Midwest

The rain comes after five people were killed in flooding in Missouri, the last two of them swept from their cars on Monday and Tuesday, after a storm dumped nearly 12 inches (30 cm) of rain in the region over the weekend, the National Weather Service said. Read More »

Obama calls for courage on opposing health bill

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In theory, this provides additional support to people with pre-existing conditions , who might otherwise be hurt by the repeal of Obamacare protections. Critics claim the new legislation could make health care unaffordable, cause people to lose coverage - which Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price denied on Sunday - and could go down as a major political blunder when the 2018 midterm elections roll around. Read More »

China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

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Moon has long said that the next South Korean government should review the Thaad deployment and decide to allow it only after seeking China's understanding. A date and other specifics of the summit are still to be decided, Yoon said. In what both governments hoped was a major step forward, the two countries had agreed in 2015 to a deal created to end a row over Korean "comfort women" forced into sex slavery for Japanese soldiers during the World War II. Read More »

Kremlin denies reports on Trump's leaking secrets to Russian Federation

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US President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov , left, next to Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Israel has in the past complained about the United States' inability to safeguard secrets. Trump will visit Israel next week as part of his first overseas trip as president. Read More »

Hannity and Fox News are in full meltdown over Trump's Comey scandal

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Afterward, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told reporters that "everything he said was that you need to treat this investigation as if it may be a criminal investigation."Rosenstein told senators that he knew Comey would be fired before he wrote his letter, Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill said.The White House initially said last week that a letter Rosenstein wrote accusing Comey of missteps as FBI director, including his handling of an election-year probe into Clinton's use of a private ... Read More »

Deputy AG to brief Senate on Mueller nod; Trump unhappy with move

Because he was hired by the Justice Department he is ultimately accountable to Trump and could be fired on his order , as the previous head of the investigation, former FBI Director James Comey, was earlier this month. A lawyer for fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has informed the Senate Intelligence Committee he will not honor its subpoena for private documents. Read More »

Robert Mueller's Appointment As Special Prosecutor, Reportedly A Witch Hunt

President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday at the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations his campaign collaborated with Russian Federation as Congress confronted an apparent setback in its own probes: A lawyer for Michael Flynn said the fired national security adviser would not provide documents for an intelligence panel's inquiry. Read More »

What we know about NJ plane crash that killed 2

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Flight data compiled by FlightAware, a website that tracks plane movements, said the Learjet 35 had started the day at Teterboro. He says the wind at the time of the crash "was a concern". Authorities arrived at the crash scene to find that fire had engulfed two industrial buildings near the Carlstadt Department of Public Works building. Read More »

Governor Abbott Honors Fallen Peace Officers At DPS Memorial Service

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Trump said , "The attacks on our police must end, and they must end right now ". The service is held each year year during Peace Officers' Memorial Week, and is sponsored by Jackson Purchase Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #15. This weekend there was a candlelight vigil on the National Mall in Washington to mark the 394 names added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Read More »

Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiation process

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But he said he changed his mind after speaking with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. More so, this trade relation is the backbone of more than 6 million jobs in the U.S. Steve Verheul will be the chief negotiator on Canada's NAFTA renegotiation team, CTV News has confirmed. But NAFTA has been a huge boon to US farmers and farm economies. Read More »

On Moving the US Embassy, Trump Was Right the First Time

Israeli Prime Minister Bennjamin Netanyahu on Sunday responded to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's noncommittal statements over moving the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . His comments drew a quick response from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The US and other countries have their embassies in Tel Aviv. US top officials warned US President Donald Trump not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on his upcoming visit to the region, for fear ... Read More »

Trooper hurt when pickup hits patrol auto

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Police are still working to find out what caused him to veer off the road and hit Foglia's auto. Aukett was taken to Robert Packard Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania with non-life threatening injuries. Mark Gestring, the Director of Adult Trauma at Strong Memorial. Doctors are optimistic about his recovery, but say it will be "prolonged". The investigation into what caused Aukett to go off the road and hit Foglia's auto continues, but police say Aukett did not brake before he hit Foglia's ... Read More »

Trump reportedly asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe; is it obstruction?

According to Al Green who represents a congressional district of Texas in the House, Trump had committed an impeachable act in the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief and needed to be charged accordingly. The White House has grown suspicious about the volume and timing of the seemingly never-ending stream of leaks about the president, said one senior administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity to reflect on the feeling inside the West Wing. Read More »

One dead after car ploughs into Times Square

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He told reporters at the scene that Rojas is a US citizen and a former member of the armed forces with the US Navy. On Tuesday night, Rojas appeared to be in "good spirits" as he partied with friends and celebrated getting his vehicle back, a friend said. Read More »

Brazil leader denies report he endorsed bribing ex-lawmaker

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A broker watches his screens at a brokerage firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Temer released a statement late Wednesday, denying all accusations. Both chambers of Congress cancelled sessions and Mr Temer's office axed his planned activities. It said Temer supported a full investigation of the claims made by the press and the prosecution of any confirmed crimes. Read More »