• Vladimir Putin Tells Megyn Kelly Hackers
Vladimir Putin Tells Megyn Kelly Hackers "Shifted the Blame" to Russian Federation

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday rejected allegations that his country influenced last year's us presidential election, saying such an act "wouldn't make sense" and that he hadn't seen "any direct proof of Russian interference" that would have aided the election of Donald Trump .

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  • White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping
White House tries to regroup, but Trump isn't helping

Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president's power to invoke privilege is "well-established". Comey's hotly awaited appearance on Capitol Hill comes as probes by the Justice Department and several congressional committees heat up. Executive privilege grants the president the power to withhold certain information from Congress . Comey is ex...

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  • Pope Francis, Trump meet in Vatican for private talk
Pope Francis, Trump meet in Vatican for private talk

VIPs: President Donald Trump , first lady Melania , and the US delegation pose with Pope Francis during a private audience at the Vatican, May 24, 2017 . Trump and the pontiff reportedly discussed curbing the radicalization of young people across the world. "We can use peace", Trump replied. Trump will later meet Italian President Sergio...

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  • Trump Second-Guesses Justice Dept. Appeal in Travel Ban Case
Trump Second-Guesses Justice Dept. Appeal in Travel Ban Case

In a series of early morning tweets , Mr Trump urged the Justice Department to ask for an "expedited hearing" at the high court and seek a "much tougher version" of the order temporarily blocking entry to the U.S. This past weekend, Trump took to Twitter to reiterate his calls for a travel ban, making sure everyone in the cyber space knew what h...

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  • Critics say Trump tweets may undercut legal case
Critics say Trump tweets may undercut legal case

The ACLU already jumped on this, tweeting back at Donald Trump , "Glad we can both agree that this is a ban". Legal experts say Trump's call for a tougher version of the travel ban could undermine his administration's effort to reinstate the controversial policy, which has been appealed to the Supreme Court .

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  • Vladimir Putin hits back about claims over Donald Trump and U.S. election
Vladimir Putin hits back about claims over Donald Trump and U.S. election

In an interview with NBC News' Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly , a preview of which was released to media, Putin said USA hackers could have made it look like Russian Federation was responsible for political reasons. 'Some interesting characters. I found it a great learning opportunity, ' he said. The liberal media watchdog Media Matters criti...

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  • Dallas Cowboys cut former Florida QB Austin Appleby
Dallas Cowboys cut former Florida QB Austin Appleby

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Austin Appleby runs through a drill during an NFL football organized team activities practice at the team's training facility, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Frisco, Texas. Appleby transfered to Florida for the 2016 season after graduating from Purdue with a season of eligibility remaining. At Miami (Ohio), Dysert was a...

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  • From Goldman to Christie: Inside the governor's race ads
From Goldman to Christie: Inside the governor's race ads

Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned with him this week, and all 21 New Jersey county Democratic organizations have endorsed him. But she has also faced criticism from her opponents based on her association with the unpopular Republican incumbent.

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  • Russian Federation 'brazenly interfered in our election — Ex CIA Chief
Russian Federation 'brazenly interfered in our election — Ex CIA Chief

Coats sidestepped the question but did not deny that Trump made the request. His testimony could intensify the clash between the Central Intelligence Agency and Trump, who has repeatedly and angrily denied any personal dealings with Russian Federation during the campaign.

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  • Trump abandons the fight against climate change
Trump abandons the fight against climate change

Environmental campaigners staged protests against President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord , while other nations pledged to double down on their efforts to curb global warming. He noted that the USA was the leader in emissions control years before the Paris agreement, and we're not going t...

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  • The Pittsburgh Area Really Did Vote for Trump
The Pittsburgh Area Really Did Vote for Trump

But Britain did not sign a joint statement by the leaders of Germany, France and Italy, who said they regretted Trump's decision and insisted that the accord can not be renegotiated. Having quietly lobbied Trump to stay in the pact, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was a few blocks away at the State Department, where America's diplomats w...

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  • Trump won't try to block James Comey's testimony
Trump won't try to block James Comey's testimony

Associates of Comey said the former director kept notes of his conversations with Trump , including of a February meeting in which the president asked Comey to lay off an ongoing investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn - a topic that is sure to come up at the hearing.

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  • Trump seeks legislative wins as clock ticks, Russia probe looms
Trump seeks legislative wins as clock ticks, Russia probe looms

There had been speculation that Trump would use his executive privilege to block Comey's testimony, but the White House issued a statement on Monday saying this would not be the case. Asked at a news conference if he pressured Comey to drop the Flynn probe, Trump had said, "No. No". "The president's power to assert executive privilege is well-e...

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  • White House: Trump won't block Comey testimony
White House: Trump won't block Comey testimony

MSNBC host Ali Velshi touted Mr. Comey " s upcoming appearance eagerly Monday afternoon, telling viewers, "We're just three days away from "must-see TV'". But in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt , Trump said he would've fired Comey "regardless" of that memo. "I know the Senate Judiciary Committee has made a similar request of Mr.

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  • Trump Won't Seek to Block Comey's Testimony, White House Says
Trump Won't Seek to Block Comey's Testimony, White House Says

Short had been speaking about the president's legislative priorities, including passing health care reform and major tax cuts, when he was asked how much harder it was to move forward when issues like former FBI Director James Comey's planned testimony and the ongoing Russian Federation investigations are sucking up so much oxygen on Capitol Hill...

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  • White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey
White House: Trump will not exert executive privilege over Comey

Mr Comey's appearance before the Senate intelligence committee will mark his first public comments since he was abruptly sacked by the president last month. "Sooner rather than later, let's find out what happened and bring this to a conclusion", Blunt said on "Fox News Sunday". The New York Times , citing two senior administration officials, re...

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  • Mark Dayton adds Minnesota to pro-Paris climateaccord alliance of states
Mark Dayton adds Minnesota to pro-Paris climateaccord alliance of states

In the absence of leadership from Washington, states, cities, colleges and universities and businesses representing a sizeable percentage of the US economy will pursue ambitious climate goals, working together to take forceful action and to ensure that the USA remains a global leader in reducing emissions.

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  • Trump seeks to privatize US air traffic control system
Trump seeks to privatize US air traffic control system

Bush: Elizabeth Dole, James Burnley and Mary Peters. Bill Nelson doesn't see it that way. The Federal Aviation Administration-run ATC system in the US, in contrast, has been a monument to mismanagement and waste. Pence hails Mr. Trump's efforts to improveme the USA economy saying, "Thanks to Donald Trump, America is back". "A privatized sys...

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  • WH says Trump won't block Comey testimony
WH says Trump won't block Comey testimony

The potential for explosive testimony from Comey that could impact a sitting president makes Thursday's hearing a highly anticipated event, akin to the hearings in the 1970s examining the Watergate scandal, said Linda Peek-Schacht, a political adviser who worked in President Jimmy Carter's White House .

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  • US will meet its Paris commitments
US will meet its Paris commitments

The earliest possible date for America's official withdrawal from the Paris agreement is November 4, 2020 - the day after the next United States presidential election - although Trump's current term in office is not due to end until January 20, 2021.

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  • Showers, thunderstorms sticking around for much of the week
Showers, thunderstorms sticking around for much of the week

Rain is likely overnight into Tuesday , followed by showers throughout the day. The chance for precipitation will likely drop to about 30 percent by midweek and skies should be clear by Friday , according to AccuWeather. A calm wind will become northeast around 6 miles per hour in the morning. Southwest wind around 5 miles per hour. By Tues...

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  • Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement
Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement

President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate accord Thursday, calling it a bad deal and hurtful for the country's economy. He said his own foundation will help coordinate the USA effort, which will be called America's Pledge, and it will help submit "nationally determined contributions" like other nations.

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  • Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves
Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves

Everyone wants to get in the labels and the semantics". "He's concerned with national security and protecting people in this country". He wrote , in part: "I am calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN!". "The president isn't concerned with what you call it". The Trump administration had vowed to take the case to the Supreme Cou...

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  • Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case
Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case

All three will then be placed under house arrest for the remainder of their sentences. Laura Ditka, a prosecutor in the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office, says Spanier chose to "protect his reputation and the reputation of his friends and the reputation of the University above the well-being of some innocent children".

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  • Massachusetts Joins US Climate Alliance After Trump Pull Out of Paris Accord
Massachusetts Joins US Climate Alliance After Trump Pull Out of Paris Accord

Chamber of Commerce, both known for lobbying against climate regulations. "I want the world to know that the USA will meet its Paris commitments and that through partnerships among cities, states and businesses we will seek to remain part of the Paris agreement process", Bloomberg said.

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  • Putin-Kelly Interview Revealed Absurdity of the Charges Leveled Against Russia
Putin-Kelly Interview Revealed Absurdity of the Charges Leveled Against Russia

In an interview on American television last night, the Russian president - who denies any involvement in the hacking of email accounts of top Democrats that many believe helped swing the November vote in Mr Trump's favour - said USA spies could be have been behind the data theft.

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  • Fatalities reported in Orlando workplace shooting
Fatalities reported in Orlando workplace shooting

Three men and one woman were dead on scene, and another man was transported to the hospital where he died of his injuries. Demings said Neumann appeared to single out people and had a "negative relationship" with at least one victim. " My boss is dead ". The shooting happened in multiple locations at the business, Demings said. Shelley Adam...

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  • Veterans Affairs to adopt same medical records system as Pentagon
Veterans Affairs to adopt same medical records system as Pentagon

Rather than go it alone, the VA plans to adopt the Pentagon's electronic records system, known as MHS Genesis, which the Defense Department acquired in 2015 as part of a contract worth as much as $9 billion over 18 years, officials said at the time.

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  • WONDER WOMAN: When Would A Sequel Take Place?
WONDER WOMAN: When Would A Sequel Take Place?

I can't say what it is! Of course, Gal Gadot will return as Wonder Woman for the sequel. "But it's definitely right in the pocket of what you're talking about". Here's what some critics have said about Wonder Woman , which was released Friday. The first movie hasn't even been open for a week (as of this article's publication), so there isn't...

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  • Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation
Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

The letter said the USA bishops "stand ready to work with Congress" to address problems with the current health care law "in ways that protect the most vulnerable among us". "The Catholic Church remains committed to ensuring the fundamental right to medical care, a right which is in keeping with the God-given dignity of every person, and the corres...

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  • Trump budget chief: Medicaid cuts won't affect anyone now on program
Trump budget chief: Medicaid cuts won't affect anyone now on program

Mark Sanford told White House budget director Mick Mulvaney that Trump's budget "presumes a Goldilocks economy" that never goes into recession.NY gets about $3.6 billion in federal aid each year. "There's no scintilla of evidence, certainly over the past 25 years, that tax cuts are responsible for stimulating economic growth", he said. Peop...

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  • Time dwindling for major successes on GOP legislative agenda
Time dwindling for major successes on GOP legislative agenda

In the Senate, some Republicans have indicated that they will try to pass their own bill measure to repeal and replace ObamaCare and will not vote on the version of the American Health Care Act passed by the House last month.Erasing Obama's health care law was a top promise of Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, and by congressional GOP ...

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  • Police Search For Colton Grandmother For Allegedly Stabbing Daughter and Grandchildren
Police Search For Colton Grandmother For Allegedly Stabbing Daughter and Grandchildren

About 9:10 a.m., dispatchers received a call from a woman saying she had been stabbed by her mother, who had also stabbed her two children, according to Cpl. She may be driving a 2002 black four-door Hyundai Sonata with the California license plate 7TQL009. The two girls and two women all lived together in an apartment.

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  • Hunt for escaped prisoner shutters Bucks Co. Schools
Hunt for escaped prisoner shutters Bucks Co. Schools

The manhunt for Selby shut down schools and shut residents in their home. Shook said Selby got out of his shackles and assaulted one of the officers before taking off. Selby is described as 6 feet tall, with brown hair, a scruffy beard, an orange shift, a transport belt and was using a white blanket to cover handcuffs.

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  • Trump seeks quick Supreme Court review of 'travel ban'
Trump seeks quick Supreme Court review of 'travel ban'

Often tweeting at the American Civil Liberties Union, which is challenging the policy, opponents said Trump undercut his own Justice Department's argument that he wants a pause, not a ban. "For all those reasons", he continued , "a travel ban, particularly one designed by President Trump , which was a religious test against Muslims, is just n...

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