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Rosenstein Contradicts Trump On Comey Memo Timeline

One striking piece of news emerged from Mr Rosenstein's briefing. NPR's Geoff Bennett joins us now. But since Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, Mueller will answer to Sessions' deputy, Rod Rosenstein. Read More »

Toomey says GOP striving for middle ground on Medicare expansion

A new study by the non-profit Kaiser Family Foundation reveals just how devastating the American Health Care Act will be to individuals with pre-existing conditions. "I'm healthy. This doesn't affect me". We know investing in children's health now can yield benefits over a lifetime. He said the bill would require $226 billion in tax increases, quadrupling the state tax burden. Read More »

1 dead after van rear-ends Kenosha school bus

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The accident was reported to the 911 emergency dispatch operator at about 7:45 a.m. Friday morning. Ashland County Deputies and other agencies arrived on scene to find the driver of the auto not breathing. The crash is under investigation by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office and a full scene reconstruction is being handled by the Wisconsin State Patrol. Read More »

Man, 18, Seriously Injured in Police-Involved Shooting

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An 18-year-old man was seriously injured in a police-involved shooting in Manassas, Virginia, Friday morning. "During the encounter, officers shot the driver", Perok said. Police said the driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. "We will obviously be interviewing the officers and those involved", Perok said. Read More »

Grimes Slams Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

According to news reports , President Trump is expected to sign an executive order today that will create a "Presidential Commission on Election Integrity". He is known for implementing Kansas' strict proof-of-citizenship voting law, which required individuals to provide birth certificates or passports to register. Read More »

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation of Julian Assange

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The Crown Prosecution Service said that following the Swedish authorities' decision to drop the investigation, a European Arrest Warrant against him was discharged at Westminster Magistrates' Court. The preliminary investigation on Assange, 44, was opened in 2010 . Swedish prosecutors continued to insist on questioning Assange in Sweden, but he was finally questioned by Equadorian prosecutors at the London embassy in November previous year. Read More »

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

Joe Lieberman was among his top candidates. A Nov 25 news release from Mr Trump's transition team quoted Mr Lieberman praising Mr Trump's selection of Mr K T McFarland as deputy national security adviser. A day earlier, Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC also said he didn't want to be considered. He's also a Democrat, and while Lieberman was respected by both major parties throughout his tenure, his past affiliation may cause trouble during the confirmation process. Read More »

Unaffordable health care for many

How can you charge women more for health care? Every day, I hear from my constituents about the ways in which our health-care system is failing Central Valley families. And premiums have been rising across the country. Under the Obama administration, the government paid insurance companies extra money, including $7 billion past year, so they could keep plans affordable for relatively poor consumers. Read More »

What you need to know about special counsel in the Russian Federation probe

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Mike Conaway and Rep. Adam Schiff, announced Thursday that they sent a formal request to the FBI seeking records of Comey's discussions with Trump. "We still would like to hear from (former FBI Director James) Comey, we still believe that his public appearance in an open session, and if needed, a closed session, is the right next step for him". Read More »

Ohio Nursing Home Gunman Had History Of Violence

Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersv. Thorp called it a hard day for all. "We're going to have a council meeting here in a few days but we are going to have a police department", Ashcraft said. She lived on the same street as he did in the nearby village of Utica. They had no new information to release on the deaths in the village of some 500 residents. Read More »

Trump administration confirms renegotiation of NAFTA

Specifically, the Trump Administration would seek to restrict access to the United States market for Mexican- and Canadian-origin goods and/or restrict access to the overall North American market by lowering the amount of non-NAFTA origin inputs that could be permitted in NAFTA-qualifying goods. Read More »

Spicer on Flynn Dismissal: 'The Process Worked'

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Yates had been made into an enemy by the Trump administration after speaking out against the Muslim ban and Flynn's connections to Russian Federation, but was able to reveal a good amount of information about the situation. Sean Spicer added that if Barack Obama's administration was truly concerned about Michael Flynn, then they could have suspended his security clearance. Read More »

2 arrested in connection with deadly brick attack

Werner Garcia Figueroa, 19, of 15 Bassett Street in Lynn and Selvin F. Garcia, 23, of the same address, were arrested by the Essex State Police Detective Unit and Lynn Police, the district attorney's office announced this morning. They will be arraigned in Lynn District Court on charges of murder, armed robbery and assault and battery with a unsafe weapon. Police say the suspects assaulted Sanchez earlier in the night outside at Lynn bar. Read More »

Trump Says Comey Replacement Could Be Named by Friday

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Trump tweeted , "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Others close to Comey told reporters Trump used a dinner meeting to demand Comey's loyalty . But he also said, "In fact when I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won". Read More »

USA sanctions 8 Venezuelan Supreme Court judges

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States has called for the first-ever Security Council consultations on Venezuela to seek joint efforts to ensure that President Nicolas Maduro ends violence and restores democracy. The Treasury Department sanctions were Washington's toughest action yet signaling support for hundreds of thousands of protestors seeking Maduro's tight grip on power. Read More »

Trump kept pushing Comey for information on Russian Federation investigation, kept wanting loyalty

Mike Flynn - would "merit impeachment" if true, and the MI congressman responded, "Yes". Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump's campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former US officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters. Read More »

At Least 8 Tornadoes Struck Oklahoma, Killing 1

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Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said he saw "total destruction" of up to eight homes in a row, unlike anything he's seen in more than two decades of law enforcement. Devin Feuerhelm told KMSP-TV that his sister, Lenna Samuelson, lives in the Wisconsin trailer park with her two daughters, Ashley and Brenna. The Storm Prediction Center , which specializes in forecasting and gathering data on tornadoes, says that high winds during a tornado can rip a mobile home without a foundation from its ... Read More »

Interviews well underway for new FBI director

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White House officials insist Comey's firing had nothing to do with the Russian Federation probe, though the president appeared to have undermined that assertion during a televised interview Thursday. President Donald Trump warned sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey on May 12, 2017 not to "leak" details of their conversations to the media, and suggested they may have been recorded. Read More »

Al Green sheds low-key demeanor in call for Trump impeachment

Trump called the multiple inquiries into Russian meddling in the USA election a "witch hunt" that's unnecessarily dividing the country. Santos is expected to ask Mr. Flynn is under investigation for his contacts with Russian Federation as well as his work on behalf of Turkey's government while he was a prominent campaign supporter of Trump. Read More »

Flynn not complying with Senate Intel Committee's subpoena

Senators slapped Flynn with a subpoena last week in their investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign associates and Russian interference. Flynn was sacked from his top post in the Trump Administration after just 25 days when it was revealed he had lied about his communications with Russian ambassador to the U.S. Read More »

Times Square crash driver who killed tourist 'heard voices'

The younger sister remains in critical condition. Rita Baidoo, a ticket agent for the Big Bus tour company, who spotted the auto zooming along West 45th Street, said, "He was speeding really fast and we knew he was out of control". West told the nypost that he 'knew something terrible happened' when he didn't receive a text back from Elsman who was typically quick text back. Read More »

House Dem threatens to introduce impeachment resolution

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", the statement said. Amash is the first Republican lawmaker to raise the specter of impeachment. Under Chaffetz, the Oversight Committee has gone after Republican and Democratic pet issues alike, including allegations that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaked classified information through her private email server. Read More »