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"James Comey better hope": Trump threatens his former Federal Bureau of Investigation director on Twitter

In Comey's termination letter, Trump thanked the FBI boss for telling him "three times " that he wasn't under investigation for Russian collusion. The president tweeted, "As a very active President...

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Fox News co-president Bill Shine resigns amid sex harassment scandal

Fox News co-president Bill Shine resigns amid sex harassment scandal

Last month, Fox ended its relationship with Bill O'Reilly, whose news programme was the most viewed on the channel, after reports that millions of dollars had been paid to settle allegations of sexu...

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Trump campaign removes controversial Muslim ban language from website

Trump campaign removes controversial Muslim ban language from website

US District Court Judge Theodore Chuang said in March, despite the Trump administration's comments about the order not being a Muslim ban, but rather a travel ban, he found "the history of public s...

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John Kasich Says GOP Health Care Bill Is 'Inadequate'

Republicans control the chamber 52-48. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Mike Lee, R-Utah, are conservative firebrands who represent states that didn't expand Medicaid but want additional funds for that ...

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How Jeff Sessions' Mandatory Minimums Benefit Private Prisons

Still, some prosecutors felt constrained by the Holder directive and expressed concern that they'd lose plea bargaining leverage — and a key inducement for cooperation — without the ability to more fr...

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Cornyn, Gowdy among candidates to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

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. The President insists Mr Comey told him repeatedl...

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Comey Was 'Uneasy' About Having Dinner With President Trump, Says James Clapper

Mr. Comey hasn't ruled out testifying, but the Tuesday appearance won't happen. Jeff Mason of Reuters, who is president of the White House Correspondents' Association, asked if Trump recorded hi...

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Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

Stuart Jones, the top USA diplomat for the Middle East, said the Assad regime had "sunk to a new level of depravity ". "Beginning in 2013, the Syria regime modified a building within the Sednaya co...

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Celtics' big fourth quarter zaps Wizards from playoffs

The Celtics had 10 baskets and nine free throws on shots off drives to the basket in their Game 2 win. The Wizards can draw on two different experiences in Boston . "I'm hurting", he said. "We wo...

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Trump says he will make 'fast decision' on Comey replacement

A report by Politico's Ben Schreckinger into ties between Roger Ailes and political operatives and aspirants includes the claim that Steve Bannon, the White House chief strategist, and Roger Stone, ...

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US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick - Schumer

US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick - Schumer

The newspaper cited current and former U.S. officials who said Trump shared details about an Islamic State terror threat with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the U...

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If Trump has tapes, Congress wants them

Trump took to Twitter to respond, writing "Cryin" Chuck Schumer stated recently, "I do not have confidence in him (James Comey) any longer.' Then acts so indignant". But so far, the most important fig...

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Comey associates predict public testimony, describe discomfort with Trump dinner

The New York Times reported the president asked Comey in January to pledge loyalty to him and that Comey refused to do so. "Relish the opportunity to be an outsider", Trump said . It's been the No...

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A timeline of events that led up to Comey's firing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein interviewed eight candidates Saturday, including some who were not among the names distributed a day earlier by the White Hous...

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The four people being interviewed on Saturday — FBI director job

Mike Rogers: The former congressman from MI chaired the House Intelligence Committee, and he's also a former FBI agent who has been endorsed the FBI Agents Association to be FBI director. Still, Pr...

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18 fraternity brothers face hundreds of charges in Penn State hazing death

The cause of Penn State University student Timothy Piazza's death isn't official, but the District Attorney who holds jurisdiction over the university believes she knows what ended the 19-year-old...

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Trump Threatens Fired FBI Director Comey With 'Tapes'

In his interview with NBC, Trump told Lester Holt that Comey was in part fired because he was a "grandstander" and a "showboat". He also took the opportunity to repeat his many calls for a special p...

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3 biggest questions that remain about Flynn's ouster

3 biggest questions that remain about Flynn's ouster

His defense of timeline of Flynn's dismissal comes one day after Yates revealed during a dramatic Senate hearing that she delivered dire warnings to the White House counsel that Flynn was compromise...

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Man apparently carried severed head into store

The body was later identified as Webb's mother, 59-year-old Tina Marie Webb. Police did not say if the body was decapitated. Webb was booked on murder and attempted murder charges, according to t...

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Here's the "certified" letter saying Trump has no Russian debts or investors

In the letter, Trump lawyers Sherri Dillon and William Nelson also said that his taxes show that no Trump-controlled entities have Russian investors. Fake news, tweets Trump: "I have nothing to do...

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