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Trump Suggests Civil War Could Have Been Avoided

TRUMP: People don't ask that question. Zito defended Trump , saying the quotes were taken out of context and that they made sense in relation to the conversation the two were having before the tape began rolling. "I mean, this is American history, and the president is questioning that", he said on CNN. Jackson, of course, died in 1845. The campaign took a notable toll on Rachel Donelson Robards Jackson. Read More »

White House cites rumor, innuendo in criticizing Sally Yates

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Both former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former acting Attorney General Sally Yates declined to answer numerous most critical questions. He says he has no ties to Russian Federation, but the investigations are expected to last into next year. I think it's absolutely worth trying to get to the bottom of how Yates came to know what she knew about Flynn and Russian Federation and how that information got to The Washington Post . Read More »

Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russia probe

Neither Yates nor Clapper would comment on actual Team Trump collusion with Russian Federation, saying they couldn't discuss classified info. He said Trump "made, ultimately, the right decision" to fire Flynn in mid-February after a thorough review. Read More »

Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

Saucedo only knew Romero, who was the first victim in the shooting spree, and police said they don't know what motivated the killings. Saucedo has been in police custody since last month, when he was arrested and held on $750,000 bail in connection with the fatal shooting of his mother's boyfriend, 61-year-old Raul Romero . Read More »

Serial killer suspect went undiscovered for more than a year

After an investigation, however, police said they linked Saucedo, dubbed the " serial street shooter ", to the random murders of eight others between August 2015 and July 2016. The killing rampage continued until June, when Saucedo allegedly fatally shot three people . Police linked the murder to the string of shootings. Read More »

Trump Signs Order Calling for Offshore Drilling Review

The order could also open offshore exploration off the coasts of Virginia and North and SC. From the industrialization of coastal communities, to the risk of a BP Deepwater Horizon-like oil disaster, offshore drilling would forever change the fabric of the American Atlantic, threatening thriving coastal economies and lucrative industries like tourism, recreation and fishing. Read More »

Frat, 18 of its members charged in Penn State student's death

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Each of the eight charged Friday faces a misdemeanor count of involuntary manslaughter as well as more-serious felony assault charges, punishable by possible prison time . Videos show Piazza unable to open a door and needing help to walk. "This was in a fraternity house, but don't mistake the fact of it being at a fraternity house for the chilling, numbing, facts, which are in this investigative report by the grand jury", Kline said Saturday. Read More »

Cleveland Browns select Howard Wilson at No. 126 overall

The Saints picked up maybe the top offensive lineman in the draft with the 32nd pick Ryan Ramczyk. - The New York Jets drafted LSU safety Jamal Adams with the sixth overall pick. I think it's displaying what Philadelphia has. Their six selections are double that of any other team, providing general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll an very bad lot of flexibility to address a notoriously problematic offensive line and aging secondary while also having the luxury of gambling of ... Read More »

Former 'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Arrested After Fatal Car Crash

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Chris's pickup truck allegedly slammed into the tractor, sending Kenny into a roadside ditch. The victim was Kenneth Mosher , 66-years-old of Aurora. Former "Bachelor" star Chris Soules has been arrested. Chris Soules is in custody following a deadly vehicle crash. The Bachelor alum appeared in court early Tuesday after posting a $10,000 bond for bail. Read More »

Jim Comey calls out his pro-Hillary critics

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The FBI chief insisted he treated investigations into both Trump and Clinton "consistently under the same principles" and suggested that will continue to be the case. "I want that inspection". 'Did I hear about it? But he added that he thinks he behaved appropriately and had no regrets about his decisions. The committee's work had been stalled when the panel's chairman, Rep. Read More »

Spicer: Kushner 'Not Involved' in Family's Chinese EB-5 Visa Pitch

Supporters, who point to the billions of dollars invested in American businesses through the EB-5 program, consider it an essential connection to capital for us businesses. "In 2008, my brother Jared Kushner joined the family company as CEO, and recently moved to Washington to join the administration", she said Saturday at the Beijing conference meant to raise funds for a Kushner Families development in Jersey City. Read More »

Lawsuit filed to preserve Confederate statue in New Orleans

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According to The New York Times , "In 1993, the City Council voted to remove the obelisk, but instead the plaque was covered with a new one that read: "In honor of those Americans on both sides who died in the Battle of Liberty Place " and called it 'a conflict of the past that should teach us lessons for the future'". Read More »

Groups plan protest in Va. Beach over Trump offshore drilling order

Still, Pam Giblin, an Austin, Texas-based environmental attorney who represents energy companies said Trump's order is welcome to her clients despite the limitations they see. Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an. President Trump, surrounded by Congressional and business leaders, gets up from his seat after signing an Executive Order in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington today. Read More »

Capitals stay alive, force Game Seven against Penguins

Since hiring Trotz in 2014, the Capitals have had two other game sevens, both in 2015. "Since Game 3, we've had a calmness about what we're doing". After Sidney Crosby barreled into the boards near the end of the first period Monday, he lay face down on the ice for a few moments before pushing himself up. Read More »

GOP leader defends all-male senators' health bill group

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The Republican who used to be considered an impressive wonk was, in essence, imploring members not to rationally think through the legislation they were about to pass. With both the island fiasco and Obamacare repeal, organizers were so taken in by their own promises that they neglected to pay attention to any of the critical details. Read More »

Student fell, hit head at Penn frat party, later died

A doctor calculated that Piazza's blood-alcohol content at the time he fell down the stairs was between.28 and.36 percent. President of Penn State, Eric Barron, said the university had brought in new stricter rules for fraternities after the incident. Read More »

Female senators will be included in health group

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Rep. Trey Gowdy, who voted for the bill, didn't comment on it in time for this publication. Although Obama won his re-election bid in 2012, Republicans took the majority in the U.S. In an attempt to lower the burden for low-income and older Americans, expect some GOP senators to push for some sort of means testing, which would take into consideration someone's income when calculating the size of their tax credit. Read More »

Manchin: Clinton said 'Horrible,' 'Horrific Things' About Coal Miners

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David Axelrod won't deny that outside forces helped derail Hillary Clinton's presidential bid - but he says the former nominee shouldn't side-step the bulk of the blame. So far, what she's been resisting is the truth, the reality that even without Comey's letter and Russian WikiLeaks, she would have lost the election, because of her own flaws and baggage, and her flawed campaign strategy and message. Read More »

House OKs bill on improper teacher-student relationships

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It's not clear yet whether the Senate will start from scratch with its own bill or work with the version approved by the House. Millions of Americans breathed a huge sigh of relief when House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Trumpcare (American Health Care Act) bill from a final vote on March 24. Read More »

Trump says national monuments are a 'massive federal land grab'

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President Barack Obama's designation of Bears Ears last December spurred Trump's decision to review more than two decades of national monuments , according to The Salt Lake Tribune. "We're giving power back to the American people", Trump said before he signed the order . "Earthjustice stands ready to defend the Antiquities Act and the national monuments protected under the law". Read More »

May Day Protests: More Than 40 Arrests Made In Nationwide Marches

Police said they made more than two dozen arrests as a group of anarchists wearing black bandanas and ski masks grew unruly, reportedly breaking windows at businesses, setting fires on downtown streets and damaging a police vehicle. Among them is 28-year-old Brenda Burciaga, a US citizen whose mother is set to be deported to Mexico soon. "Everyone deserves dignity", said Burciaga, whose mother is set to be deported after living in the US for about 20 years. Read More »

Giant air tanker used to attack growing Georgia wildfire

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A wildfire that has consumed more than 133,000 acres in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has escaped containment, forcing the mandatory evacuation of homes in South Charlton County. The blaze is one of a number of forest fires that have kept firefighters working long hours in parts of the Southeast this year. Of the roughly 2,100 St. Read More »

South Korea's liberal presidential candidate declared victor

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Two months after booting their sitting presiden. A win by Moon would end a decade of conservative rule in South Korea and could result in sharp departures from recent policy toward nuclear-armed North Korea. The election came after millions of South Koreans took to the streets in candlelit demonstrations to demand the removal of Park Geun-Hye, who was sacked by the country's top court in March over a corruption scandal and is now in custody awaiting trial. Read More »

GOP congressman: Republicans 'irresponsible' to celebrate health vote

Republicans pushed their healthcare restructuring through the House on a 217-213 vote, handing President Donald Trump his first major legislative success. The patient and stability fund provides $130 billion to enable states to provide for the most vulnerable patients, and the Upton-Long amendment provides an additional $8 billion to reduce premiums for pre-existing conditions. Read More »