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Preliminary Trials To Begin In Penn State Hazing Death

The fraternity - along with 18 of its members - faces criminal charges. "As it relates to my client we didn't hear a lot". "I was underwhelmed by the evidence presented today", said Michael Engel, w...

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Trump aims to shift gears, tout apprenticeships

What do you do if you've just been fired as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the administration has chosen to "defame" you with "lies plain and simple", and you believe the president o...

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Brunswick Police: Man who barricaded self a suspect in triple slaying

Brunswick Police: Man who barricaded self a suspect in triple slaying

Police say Brinkman had a handgun and was subdued with a stun gun during the standoff , which lasted more than eight hours. The mother, 45, and two daughters, ages 21 and 18, were all found ...

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Moon to Visit White House on June 29-30

Moon to Visit White House on June 29-30

A South Korean Defence Ministry official "confirmed that it took about 10 photos" of the anti-missile system, known as the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence. Moon will head to Washington on Ju...

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Comey fallout: Similarities in Times article, testimony could bolster Trump claims

Trump said at joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. A reporter who cheekily called James Comey's father to chat about his son's testimony was shocked when the former FBI...

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Hate group rallies against Islamic law in dozens of USA cities

A lawyer and spokesman for the Richardson Islamic centre in Dallas, Khalid Hamideh, said the notion that Muslims sought to impose Shariah law on America was "absolute nonsense". Omsaf said people at t...

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Matt Davidson's slam powers White Sox over Orioles, 6-1

Matt Davidson's slam powers White Sox over Orioles, 6-1

Holland (5-6) faced trouble in every inning, but managed to give up just one run. So in a 6-1 loss to the White Sox on a mild midweek night at Chicago's Guaranteed Rate Field , the Orioles' fru...

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Trump '100 Percent' Willing to Testify Under Oath

But the president's son also appeared to corroborate Comey's depiction of an Oval Office meeting in which Trump asked the then-director to call off the investigation into Flynn's links to Russian Fe...

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Woman says Cosby accuser hatched plan to sue

Woman says Cosby accuser hatched plan to sue

In later statements, she said she went to Cosby's home to discuss her career. NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP ) - For all the ways the judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial has streamlined the case i...

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North Korea frees imprisoned US student

North Korea on Tuesday freed one of the detainees, Otto Warmbier . "We get to see our son Otto tonight", Fred Warmbier said in an interview Tuesday morning after his son was evacuated. Rodman is...

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Sessions Avoids Senate Intel Committee Questions Without Legal Reasons - Senator

Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers last week that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from the investigation into...

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Family says United States college student released by North Korea is in coma

Family says United States college student released by North Korea is in coma

Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy, confirmed their son was on a medevac flight. "We learned of this only one week ago". "We wish him well, but we have issued travel warnings to Americans and sugge...

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Sessions appears at high-stakes Senate hearing on Russia, Comey

Sessions appears at high-stakes Senate hearing on Russia, Comey

Meanwhile, deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein said he would only fire special counsel Robert Mueller if the request was " lawful and appropriate ". Still, as they closed the door on the Sessio...

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Deputy AG defends integrity of Russian Federation probe

He said he had no memory of meeting Russian Ambassador Sergei Kisliyak at an event in April 2016, despite several media reports claiming he did. Senate Democrats have raised the possibility that ...

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Jeff Sessions denies secret pre-election Russian Federation meetings

The hearing lasted about 2 1/2 hours and included a number of testy exchanges . Lawmakers grilled Sessions about his role in Comey's firing, his own involvement in the Trump campaign and hi...

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Comey's source handing documents to Federal Bureau of Investigation after leak revelation

Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job .' That's what he told Comey". Pirro has always been a go-to interviewer for the president and his allies when they need a sympathetic cable ...

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Sessions Testifies About Russia Meetings In Senate Hearing

Sessions Testifies About Russia Meetings In Senate Hearing

On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, Bharara said "no one knows right now whether there is a provable cas...

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Columnist Kirsten Powers: 'How was Sen. Harris hysterical?'

Columnist Kirsten Powers: 'How was Sen. Harris hysterical?'

For the second time in a row, however, her persistence was met with outright resistance from her male Republican colleagues. John McCain of Arizona and admonished by the chairman of the committee. H...

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Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call

Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call

All 100 House seats are up for election this year. The Republican Party holds 66 of those seats. "I believe that they are the change and the force that Democrats need moving forward, and anyone they...

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CNN analyst embarasses GOP pundit for calling a tough female senator "hysterical"

Back when now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in the middle of the confirmation hearings in which he seemingly perjured himself about contacts with Russian officials, Senator Elizabeth Warren tri...

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Sessions Calls Notion He Colluded With Russia a `Detestable Lie'

Sessions' testimony comes less than a week after Comey's explosive account before the same panel in which he asserted that President Trump fired him in order to derail the bureau's wide-ranging inves...

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The trophies in Trump's display Cabinet

The trophies in Trump's display Cabinet

He began with an opening statement laced with the sort of wild self-congratulatory boasts that are his trademark. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled unanimously that the order rest...

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Donald Trump says he's ready to testify, denies ex-FBI chief's claims

Nearly a month after suggesting that he recorded conversations with Comey in the White House, writing in an early-morning Twitter message that "Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our con...

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Most Americans want 'aggressive' action on climate change: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Most Americans want 'aggressive' action on climate change: Reuters/Ipsos poll

With the United States virtually isolated on the world stage, a string of administration officials went on the offensive Friday to justify the Republican president's decision to abandon the 195-nation...

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Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe

He says he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed it and "we both agreed that a fresh start at the Federal Bureau of Investigation was probably the best thing". Sessions said it was...

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North Korea Finally Releases Otto Warmbier in the WORST Shape Possible

Sitting in the shadow of the Rotunda, Kenny struggled to describe in words what she imagined it must be like for the Warmbier family. The Trump administration's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , ...

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Jeff Sessions Pushes Back On Suggestions Of Collusion

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday avoided answering a handful of questions during his hearing before the Senate intelligence committee - but sought to explicitly avoid saying he is invokin...

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U.S. student released in North Korea

Lawmakers from Virginia also hailed Warmbier's release and denounced North Korea for its actions. Tillerson said the State Department secured Warmbier's release at the direction of President Do...

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US Defence Secretary Mattis 'shocked' by low level of US military readiness

After about 16 years of the fighting in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary James Mattis testified Tuesday that the situation was not going well but he said a new strategy was being developed and would...

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Deputy, husband turn selves in after murder charge

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said Wednesday that every aspect of Hernandez's death will be presented to a grand jury. Video shot by a witness showed the deputy and her husband pinning...

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Intel Senators Frustrated by Security Officials' Non-Answers

Intel Senators Frustrated by Security Officials' Non-Answers

The directors of national intelligence and the National Security Agency say they are in discussions with the White House about whether their conversations with President Donald Trump are protected by ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to publicly testify Tuesday to Senate Intelligence committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to publicly testify Tuesday to Senate Intelligence committee

The Texas Republican said that he was confident Sessions will put an end to the "myths" surrounding recent reports, with his testimony. As for the timing of Sessions' recusal, Comey said the FBI exp...

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President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

I'm following historic policies of Department of Justice . When Harris doubled down, asking Sessions about the policy that allowed him to refuse to answer a number of questions that had come up d...

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Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement

Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement

David Ige . "The "America First Policy" advocated by Trump led to the withdrawal from the Paris Agreement ", a foreign ministry spokesperson said in a statement released through the state-owned K...

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US Defence Secretary James Mattis pressurises China over N.Korea

He says the situation in North Korea should provide an opportunity for Russia , China and the USA to cooperate and help defuse tensions on the restive peninsula. The US Navy on May 25 conducted a ...

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No bail for Chicago man charged with fatally stabbing girl

No bail for Chicago man charged with fatally stabbing girl

Police had been searching for the mother's boyfriend for about six hours, until a detective found him hiding in a porta-potty at a nearby construction site. "I can only confirm that whatever informati...

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President Trump says House health care bill was 'mean'

President Trump says House health care bill was 'mean'

Trump's characterizations seemed to undercut attempts by Senate leaders to assuage conservatives who want restrictions in their chamber's bill, such as cutting the Medicaid health care program f...

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Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

You're impeding this investigation". Sessions refused to say whether he had discussed Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's handling of the FBI's Russian Federation probe with...

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Jeff Sessions to Discuss Comey's Testimony With US Senate Panel

Jeff Sessions to Discuss Comey's Testimony With US Senate Panel

A number of members are concerned Sessions may be attempting to avoid testifying in public by scrapping his previously scheduled Senate and House Appropriations appearances this week, where he was e...

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Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops

Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops

Deputies said they seized a large collection of meth candy in various shapes including Batman and Star Wars designs. Responding officers stopped the pair as they tried to escape the area, police said....

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