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How Trump Brought This Obstruction Of Justice Investigation Upon Himself

Just three days prior on October 28, 2016, former FBI Director James Comey said he was going to reopen the investigation into Clinton's e-mail server in an open letter to Congress. Comey said he believed Mueller would look into Trump for obstruction of justice. That recusal, Sessions said, had nothing to do with decisions about who should head the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Escaped Georgia inmates captured after foot chase in Middle Tennessee

They escaped Tuesday after overpowering the guards on a Baldwin State Prison bus. A state-wide search for Rowe and DuBose had been underway since they made their escape from Eatonton, Ga. Corrections officials can not say for sure they didn't plan this escape, although they stress the two should not have known they were being transferred Tuesday morning.

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Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'

What I'm about to say is politically incorrect, but it needs to be said. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign ", the Vermont independent said in brief remarks on the Senate floor.

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Bill Cosby Jury Deadlocked In Rape Trial, Judge Says "Try Again"

In court Thursday, O'Neill read to jurors what is commonly known as the Allen Charge, or the "dynamite charge", which is a set of instructions that asks jurors to re-examine their own views and opinions in order to reach a decision. Cosby said in the interview that he gave her Benadryl , an over-the-counter cold and allergy medicine, to help her relax. A group comprised of some of the other women claiming they were sexually assaulted by Cosby has also been in attendance, as were ...

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Justice Dept. releases cryptic statement on leaks

A vaguely worded statement released by the Department of Justice Thursday night warned Americans to "exercise caution before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous 'officials, '" one day after a news report alleged that the department's special counsel was investigating President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice .

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WashPost: Mueller's Probe Expands to Jared Kushner's Business Ties

However, the Post's newest dispatch is the first time that it has been specifically reported that the FBI is investigating Kushner's business practices. One, with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, Kushner suggested setting up a secured back-channel communications system with Trump officials and Moscow at the Russian Embassy, according to US officials.

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Putin: Russia Showed Openness to West, But No One Noticed

Putin said that Comey's release of records of his conversations with President Donald Trump equated to being an activist, like former USA intelligence contractor Edward Snowden , who lives in Russian Federation under asylum. Western sanctions , imposed since 2014 over Crimea, are a double-edged sword since Russia lost some 50 billion usa dollars while the West lost 100 billion dollars, Putin said , adding some sectors of the Russian economy, particularly the agriculture, have ...

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Pilot hurt as blimp crashes at US Open

Open is underway says she saw flames as the aircraft deflated and floated to the ground. "I hit enough fairways today to shoot a good score but I've definitely got to roll it better". I think it will grow into a very good U.S. Open course by the time the USGA plants it here a second time. The year's second major started without Phil Mickelson , the five-times major victor withdrawing to attend his daughter's high school graduation.

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Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

Hospital officials said Scalise suffered injuries to internal organs and fractured bones during the shooting . Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago .

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Walker says people outside of Washington like President Trump

With the tenure of Russian Federation investigation special counsel Robert Mueller all of 27 days old , on Monday, Trump ally and buddy Chris Ruddy casually told the PBS NewsHour the president was considering firing Mueller well before much of anything has even been investigated.

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Pilot injured when blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin

The U.S. Golf Association said the blimp was unaffiliated with the U.S. Open or Fox Sports, the broadcaster of the tournament. Jordan Niebrugge, one of two Wisconsin players in the field at Erin Hills, hit the opening tee shot in Wisconsin's first U.S.

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Trump Attacks Investigation of Possible Obstruction of Justice

Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believes Trump fired him last month because he resisted a request to drop the Russian Federation investigation, especially as it related to former national security adviser Michael. "Nice", he tweeted Thursday morning. It's up to special counsel Robert Mueller to decide whether any Russian collusion took place - leaving Democrats with just their political machinations in the meantime.

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Top Judiciary Democrat wants Comey subpoenaed

President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people", responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice.

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Rita Ora helps sort donations for London fire victims

She admitted that it we be an "absolute miracle" if there was still anyone alive in the tower and that it would take "weeks" to complete a proper search with the building still unstable. A resident who ignored that advice is Mickey Paramasivan, who got his children out of Grenfell after waking up and smelling smoke. "We are working with the relevant authorities and emergency services and fully support their enquiries into the causes of this fire".

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How to Watch the Congressional Baseball Game

Vice President Mike Pence , Ivanka Trump and Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner listen to U.S. President Donald Trump deliver brief remarks in the Diplomatic Room following a shooting that injured a member of Congress and law enforcement officers at the White House June 14, 2017 in Washington .

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Teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, patrol Los Angeles

Speaking at a news conference Thursday, Beck said he had ordered a thorough review of the department's cadet program and inventory management protocols. Beck said the investigation is still in the very early stages and many interviews of officers, other cadets and other police personnel still have to be done.

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US, CentAm officials meet as Trump signals shift

Still, Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno said the conference shows Trump's administration won't abandon the Alliance. The public comments were followed by a series of private meetings at which officials were expected to discuss such matters as whether the USA will extend the temporary legal residency status of about 200,000 migrants from Central America who have been allowed to stay in the country without becoming citizens for almost 20 years.

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Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting

Scott Applewhite). Majority Whip Steve Scalise is facing a third surgery today, one day after police say IL gunman James Hodgkinson opened fire during a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. "He's in some trouble", said Mr Trump, who visited late on Wednesday. "He's going to be OK". The shooting left five people hospitalized, including Louisiana Rep.

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Pyongyang releases USA student as Rodman kicks off non-official visit

While it is a secular school - North Korea keeps a tight grip on information about religion - the university chiefly employs Christian staff. Otto Warmbier was sentenced to hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign while on a visit.

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Trump says Scalise "in some trouble" as House gavels back in

Republican Congressman Steve Scalise has been undergoing a third surgery after he and others were shot at a baseball practice by a man hostile to the GOP. Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika underwent surgery but is still believed to be in critical condition . Barth's boss, Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, twisted his ankle during the shooting , and Capitol Police Officer David Bailey also sustained a minor injury.

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Emergency Surgery: Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting

Scalise was hit by "a single rifle shot to the left hip". "Steve, in his own way, may have brought some unity to our long divided country", President Trump said at an event Thursday. Here's what we know so far about those who were injured in the attack. Scalise had been fielding balls at second base when he was shot and then dragged himself away from the infield in a trail of blood.

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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway stoked the narrative on Twitter , as did Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, retweeting a tweet from a conservative commentator that connected the shooting to a controversial new production of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar".

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Saddened UPS employees return to work after deadly attack

Lefiti, a father of five, had just celebrated his seven-year wedding anniversary, and had worked for UPS for 17 years - almost as long as Lam. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Toia says he ran to his cousin, who he believes was shot in the stomach, and told him "I love you". The victims were Wayne Chan, 56, and Benson Louie , 50, both of San Francisco; and 46-year-old Michael Lefiti of Hercules, California, the city's medical examiner said.

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Otto Warmbier's Roommate Breaks His Silence On The "Horrendous Situation"

Spokesperson Kelly Martin was quoted as saying that Warmbier suffered the " severe neurological injury " but is in a stable condition, according to the Associated Press and CNN . Warmbier arrived in OH after being released by North Korea , where he was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts.

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

To top it off, Griffin was even contacted by the secret service to inquire about the comic's intentions, forcing her to retain a criminal attorney. Kathy Griffin said has received death threats in the fallout from posing with a likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head.

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Video of Virginia shooting surfaces on social media

Congressman ScaliseHospital officials said Wednesday evening that Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was still in critical condition after being shot. Trump called for unity in remarks at the White House on Wednesday, but Sanford and other Republican lawmakers also pointed to the president's own harsh rhetoric.

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Gunman in Virginia park shooting identified as IL man

Hodgkinson , who volunteered for Sen. "I can't believe he did this", Sue Hodgkinson told a group of reporters outside her home south of Belleville, where federal agents have been working since identifying James T. He is believed by investigators to have been a person "of strong views", the US official said, without elaborating. Hodgkinson lived in Belleville, which is in Illinois' 12th district and is represented by U.S.

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Fans gather in Pittsburgh for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

After winning the championship last year, Sullivan told the fans at the parade , "Let's do this again next year". As the players took the stage to PPG Paints Arena announcer Ryan Mill's introductions, fans also learned that Ian Cole, another defenseman and former Blues player, played through a broken hand and broken ribs.

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Trump makes surprise visit to hospital treating hurt congressman

Gabby Giffords was shot in January 2011. According to a statement from his office, he remained "in good spirits" prior to surgery at Medstar Washington Hospital Center . But Williams , who is the coach of the Republican team and hurt his ankle during the shooting, said it was clear the gunman was targeting lawmakers.

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US House GOP Whip in critical condition after shooting

Shots were fired around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday morning while Republican lawmakers were practicing for Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game. (AP Photo/J. "He's going to be OK". The hospital says he was shot in the left hip, after which "the bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding".

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Pence visits hospital where Steve Scalise is recovering

Scott Applewhite). Managers for the teams said they are taking security precautions for the players and those in the audience for the game. The Belleville News-Democrat reported, "The shooter was James T. After Trump's visit, MedStar said Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, had suffered injuries to internal organs and fractured bones during the shooting .

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Sessions next to testify

But behind the scenes, there was significant pushback from Democrats - including Senate Intelligence Committee vice chairman Mark Warner - who raised objections with Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr that Sessions may be trying to skirt public scrutiny.

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United States lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) is calling it an "act of God" that the shooter who opened fire at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning in Virginia did not have better aim. The suspected gunman, James T. Hodkinson, died after a shootout with police, according to President Trump. "This is not about more guns, which we know would not have prevented this event in spite of the presence of Congressman Scalise's armed detail", said the group Sandy Hook Promise.

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President visits Scalise in hospital

House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise was among the injured, along with two police officers and two others. He had surgery on Wednesday and blood transfusions, and will require additional surgeries, the hospital said. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign", Sanders said in a statement .

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Excessive Heat This Weekend

Forecasters are expecting unseasonably hot inland weather throughout the Bay Area over the weekend with temperatures in the triple digits, up to 20 degrees higher than normal, according to the National Weather Service . Immediately move the affected person to a cooler location and attempt to reduce body temperature by loosening clothes, applying a cold compress and giving water to drink.


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