• Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times
Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times

He added: "Do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something?" Putin asked, before saying: "Have you all lost your senses?" USA intelligence agencies concluded in January that Moscow tried to tilt the election campaign in Trump's favour, including by hacking into the emails of senior Democrats, a char...

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  • 0-2 Cavs ignoring last year's comeback
0-2 Cavs ignoring last year's comeback

Green considers the pivotal suspension a defining moment in his career, and says it changed him for the better. We love his voice. Golden State could become the first National Basketball Association team to make an unbeaten playoff run to the crown, having swept Portland, Utah and San Antonio and overpowered the Cavaliers twice at home to open...

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  • Federal Contractor Arrested for Leaking Top Secret Report
Federal Contractor Arrested for Leaking Top Secret Report

NBC News is reporting that the document victor is alleged to have leaked was published by The Intercept on Monday. While the document doesn't say the hacking changed any votes, it "raises the possibility that Russian hacking may have breached at least some elements of the voting system, with disconcertingly uncertain results".

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  • Five killed in workplace shooting in Orlando
Five killed in workplace shooting in Orlando

Four of the victims - three men and a woman - were found dead of gunshot wounds, he said. According to an Federal Bureau of Investigation report, more than 40 percent of active shootings between 2000 to 2013 occurred at businesses. The sheriff said officers were dispatched within 45 seconds and arrived two minutes later. The Orange County sherif...

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  • Jimmie Johnson extends track record with 11th NASCAR win at Dover
Jimmie Johnson extends track record with 11th NASCAR win at Dover

Had a burger, left and then understood the world of sponsorship". The win was Johnson's 83rd, tying him with childhood idol Cale Yarborough for sixth on the all-time wins list at the Cup level. When the race restarted on the 404th lap, Johnson surged ahead. As the field headed toward the backstretch, a crash involving 10 cars occurred. He to...

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  • Predators top Penguins to tie Stanley Cup Final
Predators top Penguins to tie Stanley Cup Final

Home-ice advantage is typically not as huge a factor in the National Hockey League playoffs as in other sports, particularly the NBA . Obviously the Penguins would like to win tonight and every night, but the chance to go home to a possible Cup-clinching affair gives them the same kind of desperation as the Predators.

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  • 2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse
2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

Harris lived at the Ghost Ship and is accused of helping plan the December concert where the fire broke out. They could face up to 39 years in prison if convicted of all the counts . Ng has not commented publicly on the fire. The lawsuits also name Pacific Gas & Electric, alleging the utility should have known the warehouse was wired hazardo...

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  • Trump's plan to privatize air traffic control gets mixed reaction
Trump's plan to privatize air traffic control gets mixed reaction

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association , the union that represents the FAA's 14,000 controllers, also backed the move to privatize. The administration hopes to win congressional approval to spend an additional $200 billion tax dollars on infrastructure in the coming years, administration officials said.

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  • Governor Cuomo Orders Regulations to Keep New Yorkers Insured
Governor Cuomo Orders Regulations to Keep New Yorkers Insured

They questioned whether it would be legal to block insurers from the state's Medicaid program and suggested Cuomo's announcement could stand to add even more uncertainty to the health care situation emanating from Washington. Second New York bans all insurers who withdraw from offering qualified health plans from the future participation in progr...

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  • Senate GOP advances new effort to overhaul pension benefits
Senate GOP advances new effort to overhaul pension benefits

That, eventually, will shift risk from taxpayers to employees, but it does nothing to reduce the $4 billion a year that the state commits to pensions, or reduce the percentage of payroll that school districts must pay, a whopping 34 percent.

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  • Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony: White House
Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony: White House

White House officials said Monday that President Donald Trump will not invoke executive privilege to try to block James Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired, from testifying before Congress this week, clearing the way for a hearing that may be the most anticipated in Washington in months if not years.

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  • Michelle Carter waives right to jury trial; judge will decide case
Michelle Carter waives right to jury trial; judge will decide case

In one of the texts, she allegedly wrote: "The time is right and you're ready, you just need to do it!" Carter allegedly texted him several times. One of the allegations involves Carter communicating with Roy as he was trying to asphyxiate himself with vehicle exhaust. In 2013, he had tried to kill himself by overdosing on acetaminophen, bu...

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  • Trump's climate loss is a huge gain for China
Trump's climate loss is a huge gain for China

They came as Nikki Haley , the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, ended days of confusion to make clear that " President Trump believes the climate is changing" and that man-made pollutants are partly responsible. Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) as well as any further contributions to the Green Climate Fund , which provides money t...

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  • Red Sox top performers for 2017 season's first trimester
Red Sox top performers for 2017 season's first trimester

That's special. God bless him. Judge was one of many of Sabathia's teammates - and opponents - to show up at Bowlmor in Times Square on Monday, and in a rivalry that is now without the retired Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez, it was pretty clear who the new main attraction is.

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  • President Trump uses Twitter to go after London mayor
President Trump uses Twitter to go after London mayor

Addressing the crowd on Monday evening just a short walking distance from where the attacks took place, Khan said: "As the mayor of London I want to send a clear message to the sick and evil extremists who commit these disgusting crimes". The war of words was the latest episode in a long simmering conflict between Trump and Khan, a Muslim who was e...

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  • Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day
Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

To all Gold Star families , Trump said of their lost service members: "They each had their own names, their own stories, their own attractive dreams". "But their story is also one of extraordinary sacrifice". Since the first volley of gunfire in the revolution, fearless Americans in every generation have answered the call of duty.

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  • As Comey Testimony Looms, Trump Shifts Focus to Infrastracture and Jobs
As Comey Testimony Looms, Trump Shifts Focus to Infrastracture and Jobs

Earlier, the White House had said that Trump was considering the use of executive privilege to halt Comey's testimony, essentially arguing that he is afforded an expectation of privacy in conversations he may have had with a government official.

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  • Comey expected to testify openly about Trump discussions, but limited on Russian Federation
Comey expected to testify openly about Trump discussions, but limited on Russian Federation

Trump's office put an end to that speculation on Monday, saying: "President Trump will not assert executive privilege regarding James Comey's scheduled testimony". If Trump had asserted executive privilege over Comey, it would have likely created the perception that the administration was seeking to hide information about the FBI's Russian Fede...

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  • Trump eyes White House staff overhaul
Trump eyes White House staff overhaul

In a statement later on Sunday night, carried by the New York Times , Trump praised Kushner and the work he has done in the White House . "We have back-channel communications with a number, any number of countries, no I would not be concerned about it", said McMaster.

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  • NC slayings suspect arrested in Los Angeles
NC slayings suspect arrested in Los Angeles

Wilson County Sheriff Calvin Woodard says Joyner used an ax to kill his father Dennis and wife, Michelle. Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department arrested 38-year-old Michael Allen Joyner around 11 p.m.at a home in San Pedro , nearly 24 hours after his family members were found dead at his Wilson home.

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  • Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony
Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony

Sen. Mark Warner , the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said Sunday he hoped that Trump would not attempt to bar Comey's testimony. "That committee hearing was just noticed and I think, obviously, it has got to be reviewed". Of Comey, he added: "He's going to have a chance to tell his story".

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  • George Conway, husband of Kellyanne, calls Trump travel ban tweets 'sad'
George Conway, husband of Kellyanne, calls Trump travel ban tweets 'sad'

It is, to say the least, highly unusual for a president to comment in such a belligerent way about a matter that is now before federal courts - the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the most recent version of his Muslim ban last week.

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  • MA driver killed in New Hampshire crash
MA driver killed in New Hampshire crash

Two passengers, 21-year-old woman from Bradford and a child, were taken by ambulance to Elliot Hospital in Manchester, according to State Police. A child passenger with serious but stable injuries was also taken to Elliot Hospital, but was then flown by helicopter to Children's Hospital in Boston .

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  • Police Name Two London Attackers
Police Name Two London Attackers

Butt was a British citizen, born in Pakistan, who "was known to the police and MI5", according to authorities. "However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned", the Metropolitan Police said . Seven people died on Saturday and dozens were injured, 21 of them critically, in the attack. Of the 48 people taken to th...

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  • Classes resume at college after race debate
Classes resume at college after race debate

Some students demanded that Weinstein be fired and angrily confronted him. The caller claimed to be armed and headed toward Evergreen's campus in Olympia. Wood said. "But it's only a matter of degrees, not of kind". Some - including many members of the faculty, who signed onto a joint statement in support of the protesters - were sympathetic ...

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  • Walker pitches compromise aimed at ending budget impasse
Walker pitches compromise aimed at ending budget impasse

But lawmakers craft the budget at a time when revenues to come in below expectations, bringing uncertainty for next year. When cross-referenced with NCSL's latest states' budget data from June 1 , of the 24 states facing a deficit, only eight have passed budgets: Colorado, Maryland, New York, North Dakota, Mississippi, South Dakota, Montana and ...

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  • Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal
Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal

When Putin denied knowledge of Kislyak's meetings, Kelly pointed out that he was Kislyak's boss. But the interview produced little that was new. But Putin painted the entire Russian hacking story as the invention of people who hate President Trump and have seen too many spy movies.

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  • 2 people arrested for involuntary manslaughter in Oakland warehouse fire
2 people arrested for involuntary manslaughter in Oakland warehouse fire

In a disjointed interview on NBC's " Today " show conducted just days after the fire, Almena offered an apology, but bristled when asked if he should be held accountable for the deadly blaze. Authorities say the site contained flammable materials, faulty wiring and a blocked exit. Almena's attorneys rejected the charges and said they would "vigor...

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  • Londoners struggle to respond to terror attack
Londoners struggle to respond to terror attack

The Scottish Sun leads with a story that London Bridge killer Khuram Butt slipped through the security net despite being watched by MI5 - and 1.2 million TV viewers . "Volunteer your time and labour or donate to a homeless shelter". May said she thought London Mayor Sadiq Khan was doing "a great job". He was married with two children.

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  • Deadline For Budget Action Looms Over Illinois Legislature
Deadline For Budget Action Looms Over Illinois Legislature

Gov. Rauner: I am going to demand that the Democratic majority [going forward] be here in Springfield and negotiate a compromise- a truly balanced budget with changes to fix our system ... "While the governor blames everyone but himself for his budget crisis, Illinois' students, seniors, and economy continue to suffer", the group said in a stat...

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  • Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony - White House
Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony - White House

But White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that "in order to facilitate a swift and thorough examination of facts", Trump would not try to halt the Comey testimony. Comey was sacked May 9 as he was involved in the Justice Department's inquiry into the Russian case. But Trump himself has repeatedly said that the Russian Federation...

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  • London attacks: Two of the three killers identified
London attacks: Two of the three killers identified

Asked again if he wanted May to quit, Corbyn replied: "We've got an election on Thursday and that's perhaps the best opportunity to deal with it". British authorities have now identified two of the three men behind Saturday night's brutal rampage at London Bridge - and are investigating whether others were involved.

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  • Comey has not received executive privilege notice from DOJ, source says
Comey has not received executive privilege notice from DOJ, source says

Donald Trump could use his presidential powers to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress about their interactions, a senior White House adviser has claimed. Mueller was selected to lead the probe after it was revealed that Comey had written memos about his meetings with Mr. Trump . Trump adviser Kellyan...

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  • Sheriff: Fired worker killed 5, shot self as siren neared
Sheriff: Fired worker killed 5, shot self as siren neared

The sheriff says the shooting is not believed to have any link to terrorism. The sheriff said the former employee had a minor criminal record and that police had visited Fiamma Inc . In a statement, Gov. Rick Scott said the Orlando community has been challenged like never before in the past year. Seven people survived inside Fiamma Inc., which...

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  • Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill
Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill

Democrats, teachers and advocates for Texas' poor warned that the lean new budget for a booming state - which boasts four of the five fastest-growing large cities in the USA - will have lasting consequences. The resolve to make Texas only the second state to restrict bathroom access for transgender persons before Monday - when lawmakers adjourn u...

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