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What's next for Trump nemesis James Comey?

Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee asked on Friday for Comey's memos to be handed over, and separately sent a letter to the White House demanding any "recordings or memoranda" of conversations with Comey that Trump or the White House may or may not possess. [Full Article...]

Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't It doesn't make sense. Comey on Thursday told a Senate committee investigating Russian meddling in U.S. elections that Trump had asked him drop the case against Flynn in a one-on-one conversation in the Oval Office in February, the day after Flynn was sacked. [Full Article...]

Mass Firings at Uber After Sexual Harassment Investigation

Mass Firings at Uber After Sexual Harassment Investigation Five people were also issued written/final warnings, the source said . In February, Susan Fowler , a female former engineer at Uber , said in a blog post that managers and human resources officers at the company had not punished her manager after she reported his unwanted sexual advances, and even threatened her with a poor performance review. [Full Article...]

Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House

Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House The US director of national intelligence has said he "never felt pressured" to influence the inquiry into Russia's political meddling. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers wouldn't give details of any conversations they've had with President Donald Trump about, well, anything. [Full Article...]

James Comey is a leaker

In a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis Friday, Trump picked on ABC News' Jonathan Karl to ask a question . Oh. And in one of recent history's more remarkable Rose Garden moments, Trump would not rule out that he has recordings of one or more of his private conversations with Comey . [Full Article...]

Marlins star Stanton leaves with bruised wrist, hit by pitch

Marlins star Stanton leaves with bruised wrist, hit by pitch Williams came out of the bullpen at Miami on April 30 and allowed one run on one hit and two walks in two-thirds of an inning to suffer the loss. "We'll just see where he's at", Mattingly said. Juan Nicasio ran into trouble in the eighth, and Felipe Rivero came in to strike out Dee Gordon with two on and two outs, then pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for a four-out save. [Full Article...]

Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate

Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate Comey was leading a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential election and possible collusion by Trump's campaign when the president fired him last month. Comey is expected to tell lawmakers on Thursday about his private conversations with Trump . For example, Comey is no longer a federal employee since Trump promptly fired him in ... [Full Article...]

Senators try to quiet Kamala Harris, but she doesn't back down

Senators try to quiet Kamala Harris, but she doesn't back down Still, liberal activists say they like what they see on the policy front and suggest she work on outreach to grass-roots leaders at the national level. After watching the three clips, what do you think of the confrontation between Rosenstein, Burr and Harris? Blavity reached out to Harris' office for a comment on all this. [Full Article...]

Top intelligence officials say little about Trump conversations on Russia

Top intelligence officials say little about Trump conversations on Russia The Washington Post reported on Tuesday night that Trump had asked Coats to press James Comey , then Federal Bureau of Investigation director, to back off from focusing on his former national security adviser Michael Flynn . ROGERS: I stand by my previous statement, sir . McCabe said it would be inappropriate to discuss issues that might end up being part of the special counsel's invest... [Full Article...]

Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change

Fortunately, the reaction to Trump's announcement has been encouraging. While the White House wouldn't say whether or not Trump believes that climate change is real, North Korea took a clear stance. The other bill , HB 1578 , sets to establish a "Carbon Farming Task Force" to identify and study agricultural and aquacultural practices and its effects on soil and air quality. [Full Article...]

International Olympic Committee approves new events for 2020 Tokyo Game

International Olympic Committee approves new events for 2020 Tokyo Game Athletics will also have a mixed 4 x 400 metres relay. The IOC's executive board also agreed to add mixed doubles in table tennis, mixed team events in judo, shooting and archery and a mixed team triathlon. "In an increasingly competitive landscape for Olympic sport, it is important not only to see our overall quota remain unchanged, but to also welcome the award of four additional opportunities... [Full Article...]

Corey Lewandowski Says He's Open to Returning to Trump's Team

Corey Lewandowski Says He's Open to Returning to Trump's Team Kasowitz has represented Trump in the past. Spicer discussed ongoing possible connections to Jared Kushner and Russians as well as the president's global trip. Dubke, a veteran of national politics for a quarter-century, was among the aides who have struggled to impose discipline on the president. Trump was critical of the deal during his campaign and has been considering whether to remain in ... [Full Article...]

Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts Victor was the only employee found to have corresponded to a media company on her office computer. In the legal case, authorities say victor admitted to leaking the classified report once government officials traced her as the source. "She's not a violent person". She does, Demasi said, have a dry sense of humor and has a tendency to use hyperbole. The US attorney also alleged that victor ... [Full Article...]

Kansas shooting: Prosecutors call murder of Indian engineer 'hate crime'

Kansas shooting: Prosecutors call murder of Indian engineer 'hate crime' Kuchibhotla had died in hospital soon after the shooting, causing widespread outrage and prompting the Indian government to seek an explanation from the U.S. Purinton reportedly came back into the bar and hurled racial slurs at the two Indian men, including comments that suggested he thought they were of Middle Eastern descent. [Full Article...]

House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

But top Democratic leaders have urged their party members to refrain from discussing impeachment until they see if ongoing investigations uncover more details about the actions of the president's team. "It may enhance my resolve". Sherman acknowledged impeachment would not pass the House now, but said it would be a process to muster the votes necessary to get it through. [Full Article...]

Griffin not 'laying down' for Trump, fears career is over

I'm sorry, this isn't a laughing matter, but that was about the funniest thing I have heard all day, and one of the few amusing things I have ever heard from Ms. "I made a disgusting mistake and made a terrible call". The Community Arts Theater in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, posted on its website that the show had been dropped "due to the recent controversy surrounding Kathy Griffin and the conc... [Full Article...]

New Jersey woman distracted by phone tumbles over basement access doors

New Jersey woman distracted by phone tumbles over basement access doors The basement-access doors had been open at the time because of repairs to gas lines in the area, police added. In the video you see two passers-by and the worker in the cellar rush towards the woman. "She regularly schedules her meals and checks her sugar", said the son, who did not give his name. Soon fire crews removed the woman from the basement on a stretcher. [Full Article...]

USA lawmakers press intelligence chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday morning, lawmakers directly questioned Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Admiral Mike Rogers , the leader of the NSA , about recent reports that President Donald Trump asked them to intervene with the FBI to get the agency to back off its investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . [Full Article...]

Deputies had been at man's home several times before

Deputies had been at man's home several times before The deputies who fired the shots are White and the police officer is Black. He was armed with two knives at the time he was shot. Ashley said authorities are reviewing footage believed to have been recorded by police dashboard and store surveillance cameras. [Full Article...]

Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks and threatened more more attacks against Iran. The bodies of the victims - in coffins draped in national flags and covered with flowers - were then taken for a religious funeral procession near Revolution Square in central Tehran , where Friday Prayers take place. [Full Article...]


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