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Trump tweet appears to confirm investigation

Reports emerged earlier this week suggesting Mueller's probe had begun looking at the prospect of obstruction by Trump himself. But on Friday, Trump said he is being investigation for firing C...

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Erin Hills didn't put up much of a fight in US Open

He now is a combined 43 over par in 18 U.S. Open rounds since winning the tournament at Congressional in 2011. But Reed wasn't too shabby either, checking in with a 4-under 68. "I had breakfast but it...

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Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation, Blames Unnamed Person

Mueller's investigation began to focus on Trump after he fired then-FBI Director James Comey in May. People were amazed Trump would make such public statements about the ongoing investigatio...

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Wallace: Trump's Tweets Are Keeping Mueller's Russia Probe in Headlines

Trump is not the first president to be subjected to a special counsel investigation, nor the first president to protest it. Trump writes , "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in Ameri...

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President Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation

Comey also claimed he was anxious that Trump was trying to pressure him to drop the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issued a statement Thursday night...

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I'm "100 percent" willing to dispute Comey's testimony - under oath

In his first public in-person comments since the hearing, Trump summed up Comey's almost three-hour testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee in seven words: "No collusion, no obstruction - ...

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House Not Pushing Senate on New York Medicaid Change

House Not Pushing Senate on New York Medicaid Change

The Senate's Republican leadership has been hammering out the bill behind closed doors , so there has been scant information about the legislation. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price w...

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List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo

Charles Orear, 50, a restaurant manager from St Louis, where Hodgkinson lived and worked as a home inspector, and who became friendly with him while campaigning in Iowa for Sanders in 2006, was surpri...

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The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

But camp followers on both sides spat out poisonous invective about who was responsible for the noxious politics that has highlighted differences between the two parties on everything from the role of...

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Keep your enemies closer? Corbyn critics may return to shadow cabinet

The warm and buoyant meeting came on the same day that Jeremy Corbyn returned to Parliament after the election and bombarded Theresa May with a series of gags aimed at the under-fire PM. "Now Je...

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Trump 'Considering' Firing Special Counsel In Russia Investigation, Friend Says

After months of outright denial by Donald Trump on Twitter and in multiple interviews , the president confirmed Friday morning he is under investigation as part of a probe into Russia's meddl...

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Trump Keeps Railing at Russia Probe; Kushner Deals Reportedly Draw Scrutiny

Trump's Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his team with political b...

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Schumer Tells 'Mitch': Come To All-Senators Meeting To Discuss Health Bill

Schumer Tells 'Mitch': Come To All-Senators Meeting To Discuss Health Bill

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) completed a procedural move on June 7 to ensure the bill could move directly to the Senate floor as soon as it was ready for a vote. Here's what the Republ...

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GOP baseball shooter had list of names, including Rep. Brooks

GOP baseball shooter had list of names, including Rep. Brooks

All three reps on the list are members of the House Freedom Caucus, which contains the chamber's most conservative members. The FBI has contacted the congressmen to inform them of their inclusion ...

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Scalise's doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Scalise's doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Members of the US Congress took part in the traditional Republicans vs Democrats baseball game on Thursday, with many wearing hats to honour Steve Scalise , the congressman who was critically wounde...

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FLDS church leader Lyle Jeffs in South Dakota jail

Marshals until he returns to Utah . PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs' one-year run from justice was ended by pliers, sharp-eyed pawn shop workers and an astute off-duty detective ...

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New York Times sues Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence has now hired legal counsel to represent him in the Russian Federation probe and there are media reports that the investigation has expanded to include the bus...

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Stephen Colbert Praises Trump After Alexandria Shooting

Stephen Colbert Praises Trump After Alexandria Shooting

In his statement , violence can never be justified, and it is the last shelter of the incompetent. In his preamble, he expressed his gratitude to the congressional leadership, as well the president...

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Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

It also aims to punish Russia´s Vladimir Putin for interfering in last year´s USA election, and to make it tougher for the White House to roll back sanctions. "I would hope to allow the diplomatic eff...

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Four Tied For Lead at US Open

Dustin Johnson , Jason Day and Rory McIlroy are heading home. That equalled the lowest score in relation to par in the first round of a US Open , Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf having both shot...

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Scalise still in critical condition; suspect dies in custody

Republican congressman Steve Scalise is "in some trouble" after being shot at a baseball field but "he's going to be okay, we hope", Donald Trump said . Mr Scalise and the others had been at the GO...

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Trump Acknowledges He's Being Investigated In Firing Of Comey

Trump's tweet could be targeting Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the probe i...

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Rosenstein says he'd need 'good cause' to fire Mueller

Asked what he would do if Trump ordered him to fire Mueller, Rosenstein said, "I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe they are lawful and appropriate orders". Ryan said the smartest thing ...

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Comey reportedly confronted Lynch over Clinton email probe involvement

At that time, when asked about the Clinton email scandal and Comey's efforts to look into it she was quick to declare that enough was enough . Mr Comey said Ms Lynch told him "not to call ...

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Bradley Dredge: Welsh golfer two over after US Open first round

Triple-bogeys have a way of sinking a round, but somehow that wasn't the situation for Paul Casey on Friday at the U.S. Open. This might have been more than anyone was expecting. coli bacteria in ...

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Donald Trump's Russian Federation troubles just got much more serious

In this case, if Trump meant to interfere with the investigation into the Russian collusion, even if ultimately the special counselor concludes no Russian collusion occurred, Trump could still be foun...

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Wife of Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Roger Williams , was also wounded in the shooting. James Hodgkinson , a onetime home-inspection business owner, left the couple's home in March to move east to D.C. Suzanne Hodgkinson talks to memb...

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Friend of James Hodgkinson: 'He wasn't evil'

Asked if she had a message for any of the four people injured in the attack, Sue Hodgkinson said: "I don't even know who was shot". Scalise remains in critical condition , though doctors said today...

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Whole Foods, including Wichita's, to stay open in Amazon deal

Whole Foods, including Wichita's, to stay open in Amazon deal

The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017 pending regulatory approval, the company said in a news release Friday. Groceries have been something that Amazon has always had their ey...

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Amazon's Whole Foods deal rocks Wall St.; energy stocks rise

Amazon would be able to sell Whole Foods prepackaged meals, which make up about 20 percent of Whole Food's sales now, Stone says. Stacy Mitchell, co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Relia...

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UK PM rushed away from fire protesters

The severity of the damage caused by the blaze has restricted the emergency services' efforts to find and identify victims. A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in ...

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Former Cowboy Rickie Fowler leads US Open

Open is underway, but there have been no reports of illness. "It's at the point in the year, as well, you don't need to be practising that much". "Definitely not U.S. That locked up a spot on hi...

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Trump allies turn on special counsel Robert Mueller

The official, who would not detail what the two discussed during the interview , said it took place on May 16. While the White House appeared to row back from the comments made by Mr Ruddy in a...

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Casey has rough 14 hole, falls down leaderboard

Open", Els said, per McAllister. Bill Haas played bogey-free in his round of 68 and joined a group at 4-under 140 that included Harris English (69) and Marc Leishman (72). Schauffele, ranked 352nd...

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Cosby Jury Deadlocks; Judge Orders Further Deliberations

Cosby Jury Deadlocks; Judge Orders Further Deliberations

If the panel can't break its impasse, O'Neill could declare a hung jury and a mistrial. One juror, a man who appears to be in his late 20s or early 30s, stepped into the jury box with his arms crossed...

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US Navy ship collides with merchant ship

The accident happened 56 nautical miles (104 kilometres) southwest of Yokosuka , the navy said. Takeshi Aikawa of the Japan coast guard said that so far no damage or injuries were reported on...

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Play ball! GOP, Democrats to battle as one - Team Scalise

As Scalise struggles to recover, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi conducted their first joint interview during Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game . Zack Barth, and...

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'Blood on Their Hands': 'Alt-right' Blame Media Incitement for Congressman's Shooting

Now, Sava said he feels "a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic" about the outcome of Scalise's treatment. The House Republican baseball team had been practicing for weeks in early morni...

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Trump is allegedly 'weighing' firing special prosecutor in Russian Federation probe

Rosenstein's letter critical of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation served as the President Trump White House's first reasoning for firing Comey - though President Tru...

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Trump Appears to Confirm That He's Being Personally Investigated

Trump Appears to Confirm That He's Being Personally Investigated

Trump's comments came as lawyers for his presidential transition ordered former staffers to preserve all physical and electronic documents in order to comply with ongoing Russian Federation invest...

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