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US seeks to recover more assets stolen from Malaysian fund

In July, Hollywood production company Red Granite was accused in a USA civil lawsuit of using $100 million that prosecutors said had been diverted from the 1MDB fund to finance DiCaprio's 2013 film "The Wolf of Wall Street ", in which he starred.

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President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe

Notably, fired FBI chief James Comey recently told US Congress that President Trump had asked him to drop the bureau's probe into Flynn as part of its wider investigation of Russia's meddling in the US presidential election . Trump later contradicted his own staff, saying on May 11 he had the Russian Federation issue in mind when he fired Comey. A spokesman for Trump's lawyer did not refute the notion that Trump was under examination, but decried what he said were leaks that the ...

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President Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

Four people were shot and one congressman was shot in the hip. The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. The hospital did not immediately provide an update , but lawmakers were informed at a meeting Thursday morning that Scalise was in surgery, according to The Washington Post .

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Man, 5-Year-Old Killed in Crash on George Washington Bridge

Two people were killed in a auto crash on the George Washington Bridge on Wednesday night, after an SUV driver reportedly "slammed into" the back of a box truck. Pentangelo also said those first responders extricated the SUV's driver. The 1-year-old is his other daughter, police said. All five occupants were rushed to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia with massive injuries, Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.

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Shooter had history of anti-GOP activity

The gunman opened fire at the Republicans as a result of which Steve Scalise , the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives was shot in the hip. And then in February, "Republicans are the Taliban of the U.S.", he wrote. He was 66 years old and from IL - a long way from Alexandria. "He made some off-hand comments about politics and I mentioned being a conservative, and he thought I was an idiot for that reason".

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Trump says injured Scalise is "in some trouble"

Vice President Mike Pence , speaking in Miami Thursday afternoon, offered prayers for Scalise and praised Capitol Police who engaged the suspect. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived at the hospital at around 8:40 p.m. They shot the shooter. "While the president would like to attend the game and show his support for all of these fearless public servants, he has been advised that there is not enough time to follow Secret Service protocols", the press secretary said.

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Karen Handel, neighbors receive suspicious packages in mail

It was not immediately clear what was in the letters or what the substance may have been. Neighbor Melissa De Feis Lentz posted a photo of the letter she was sent which contained graphic language. Thursday. Handel said she's cooperating with law enforcement during the investigation. "Republican [expletive] Wants People to Work for Slave Wages, when a Livable Wage is the Only Way to Go! Vote Blue, It's Right for You!" Numerous reports indicated that the alleged shooter, James Thomas ...

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Gunman who shot Republican congressman had history of railing against GOP

According to The Washington Post , Charles Orear, 50, a restaurant manager from St. Louis, said that he became friendly with Hodgkinson during their work together in Iowa on Sanders's presidential campaign. Hodgkinson is believed by investigators to have been a person "of strong views ", a senior USA official said. "We were doing batting practice, " said Sen.

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Southern Baptists formally condemn us 'alt-right' movement

Messengers adopted a resolution "on the anti-Gospel of alt-right white supremacy". Dr. Russell Moore, president of the Baptists' Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, introduced the statement to the meeting explaining , "We are saying that white supremacy and racist ideologies are risky because they oppress our brothers and sisters in Christ".

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5 killed in Florida shooting

Neumann is a veteran of the U.S. Army who received an honorable discharge in 1999 and who had worked at Fiamma for some time before he was sacked in April, Demings said. When Todd Bluewater arrived at Forsyth Road for work this morning, he found his business surrounded by sheriff's deputies and blocked off. Neumann had some encounters with authorities, including a 2014 incident at Fiamma Inc .

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Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint

Involuntary manslaughter is the most serious criminal charge filed yet related to the Flint water crisis. But when two of Lyon's employees at DHHS were criminally charged in the same investigation last year, they were suspended from their jobs - a decision that's kept them out of work for almost a year.

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Mobile's New 600 MHz Network Rollout Begins This Summer

Because T-Mobile apparently does. That's when new 600 MHz smartphones from leading smartphone manufacturers are anticipated to arrive. T-Mobile US went on to say that the test sites will precede commercial deployment later this year. This is because it's considered low-band spectrum, which T-Mobile has the least of, out of the four carriers. Now low-band spectrum is pretty important because it allows a carrier to cover more area than something like T-Mobile's 1900MHz band.

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SUV jumps curb after crash in Midtown Manhattan, hitting 2 pedestrians

There were five people in the SUV, which had Georgia license plates. One witness, Jonny Giordani, 41, told the Daily News: 'I think the SUV saw the yellow light and chose to accelerate'. An SUV jumped a curb in Manhattan, injuring 10 people and hospitalizing one. The rest suffered minor injuries and are in stable condition. Several other vehicles were damaged, including a cleaning van that appeared to be rear-ended.

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GOP baseball team coach: 'We need to play this game'

U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett from Texas called it a senseless tragedy. Zack Barth, a graduate of Stratford High School in Spring Branch ISD in 2011, was among those injured, Williams tweeted shortly after the incident. "I asked him to count to five; he was able to do that". "All the time he was bleeding and we were under fire he was texting; he was texting letting people know we were under fire and that we needed help".

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#8NewsElectionHQ: Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

Mr. Gillespie had the backing of all the state's high-profile Republicans and had a major cash advantage. Stewart's strength reveals a still deeply fractured primary electorate - and shows Trump and support for his agenda still remain popular among the GOP faithful.

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Japan enacts controversial anti-terror law

Opposition Democratic Party leader Renho, who goes by one name, in a statement blasted the ruling party tactics and termed the law "brutal" legislation that violated freedom of thought. The opposition parties have tried to impede the bill's passage, including by submitting Tuesday a censure motion against Justice Minister Katsutoshi Kaneda, which was voted down by the ruling coalition's majority in the upper house Wednesday.

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Special counsel reviewing whether Trump obstructed justice

The story broke hours after Mueller met with top members of the Senate Intelligence Committee. In the gaggle on Air Force One on Tuesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders said the President wasn't able to watch "much of it", but from "what he did see and what he heard, he thought that attorney general Sessions did a very good job and in particular was very strong on the point that there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign ".

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Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified officials. "A former senior official said Mr. Mueller's investigation was looking at money laundering by Trump associates", a source told the Times . Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel shortly after Comey's firing.

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Trump Decries 'Witch Hunt' After Report That Mueller Is Investigating Him

The Post , citing two unnamed sources, says special counsel Robert Mueller's probe expanded to include the president just days after he dismissed former FBI Director James Comey . Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Mr Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal".

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Donald Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice

And he repeatedly refused to reveal whether he had spoken to the President regarding Mr James Comey's handling of the probe into Russian election meddling - which the former Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) director believes to be the reason he was sacked.

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StarTimes to air 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will run from June 17 to July 2, 2017, in Russian Federation. The threat of rampant racial abuse is just one concern ahead of the 2018 World Cup and this most recent measure is a far cry from an incident earlier this year, when a Serie A player was handed a red card after reporting racial abuse from the stands.

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Trump visits wounded Republican congressman in hospital

Gabby Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head and grievously injured while meeting with constituents at a supermarket parking lot in 2011. Giffords was wounded in an assassination attempt on January 8, 2011, that left six people dead and 13 wounded on the northwest side of Tucson.

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House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

Bailey is a Capitol Police special agent who is part of the congressional security detail. The California Democrat notes that she herself is now featured in millions of dollars of attack ads running in a Georgia House district where there's a hard-fought special election next week.

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London inferno extinguished; firefighters search for victims

Many people are unaccounted for and firefighters are continuing to tackle "pockets of fire", with the operation now in the "recovery phase". "Before we do that, we are going to utilise some specialist dog training teams that we have, that will go through the building and the surrounding area looking for any identification of people".

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N Carolina city sales tax option approved by House panel

The full House will debate the spending plan Wednesday, hoping to strike an agreement with the Senate and Gov. John Bel Edwards before the special session must end Monday. The estimated surpluses from the general revenue fund and the excess lottery surplus would be used later in the year to backfill the state's Medicaid services.

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Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction

President Donald Trump is telling his Twitter followers that they are witnessing the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American history". Asked by Joe Manchin, the Democratic senator from West Virginia, whether a list of Trump campaign advisors were in direct contact with Russian officials, Session said "I have no information" or "I don't recall" to each name-except for Carter Page, a campaign advisor who in May of this year admitted to the Senate committee that he had meetings with ...

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Trump 'deeply saddened' by shooting at congressional baseball practice

Barth said he heard someone scream 'He's got a gun, ' before he saw the shooter near the third-base dugout begin taking deliberate aim at players on the field. "It's my breaking point, we have to stop this", said Davis, a Republican from Taylorville. "We are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good", said the president.

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Remembrance Services Mark Year Anniversary Of Pulse Massacre

Mateen opened fire at the club at around 2 a.m. Police ultimately killed Mateen during a shootout after police stormed the building at around 5 a.m. Starting off by calling it the "deadliest mass shooting in modern US history", the piece goes into the history of the Pulse nightclub and the memorial that took place in the early morning.

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British PM May orders full public inquiry into deadly tower block fire

He said that number was expected to rise and firefighters have said they did not expect to find any more survivors after rescuing 65 from the inferno. The renovation project included installation of insulated exterior cladding, double-glazed windows and a communal heating system. Fire experts say the investigators will need to look at what materials were used and who approved their use.

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Obama calls Republican lawmaker after shooting at baseball field

Scalise , 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader, was first elected in 2008. Accompanied by his wife, Trump arrived around sunset for the surprise visit to MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Telling the story later, his trousers were still scuffed and muddy and his elbows were scratched and bandaged. "Had they not been, who knows what would have happened".

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Push to bolster college aid vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

The bill also requires recess in elementary schools after parents complained that their kids were not doing as well in class as they could because there is no break time to burn off extra energy so they can concentrate better. The Pinellas County school district prepared to eliminate recruitment and retention bonuses for teachers at high-poverty schools, also paid for by district-level Title I money.

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Congress members to play Congressional charity baseball game despite Wednesday shooting

Officials said several other people were also wounded. "We are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good", the president said in an address to the country from the Diplomatic Room of the White House. He sustained a gunshot wound, and later died of his injuries. But they were on scene only because Scalise is in the leadership. Alexandria police arrived at 7:12 a.m., about three minutes after the first emergency phone call reporting an active shooter.

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Texas & Brazos Valley Connections To The Baseball Practice Shooting

As seen in another Associated Press photo, President Trump and Melania spoke with Dr. Ira Y. Rabin during their visit to MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Steve Scalise (R-LA) as he speaks to the media in Washington , DC. It was not known the condition of the others who were shot. "The security detail saved a lot of lives because they attacked the shooter".

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The Special Counsel Turns to Trump, Investigates him for Russia Collusion

Jeff Sessions did exactly what he needed to do Tuesday - help himself in the eyes of his boss, President Trump , and, in turn, help Trump. Sessions did not invoke "executive privilege". that we had problems there, and it was my best judgment that a fresh start at the Federal Bureau of Investigation was the appropriate thing to do". But when Comey refused to publicly exonerate him (despite his private assurances to Trump that he was not under investigation) or ease up on Flynn, Trump fired ...

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Gunfire turns U.S. lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'

He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup, an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was also shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital.


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