• Christopher Wray Is Trump's Nominee To Be The New FBI Director
Christopher Wray Is Trump's Nominee To Be The New FBI Director

Bush. The announcement comes one day before ousted FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which has been investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the judiciary committee, said he "may be fine" but added that she still needs to vet him. W...

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  • Donald Trump promises
Donald Trump promises "first-class" infrastructure system for US

Trump didn't mention any specific projects by name - such as Cincinnati's Brent Spence bridge, which he vowed to replace while campaigning for president a year ago. "I've talked to the president several times on the phone". But unfortunately, he didn't say anything concrete about how he would address any of the multitude of infrastructure iss...

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  • 13 years after quitting, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets honorary Harvard degree
13 years after quitting, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets honorary Harvard degree

But as the number of Facebook users grows, the company has also faced net neutrality concerns when it tried to deliver free internet services to India and criticism over fake news and violence in live videos posted on the social network by users.

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  • President Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director
President Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Wray seemed like “the flawless kind of person” for the important job. Chris Coons says Christopher Wray "is a serious and experienced attorney" - and Coons notes Wray's experience at the Justice Department during the George W.

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  • Trump names Federal Bureau of Investigation director nominee: Christopher Wray
Trump names Federal Bureau of Investigation director nominee: Christopher Wray

Trump's announcement came a day before axed FBI Director James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee. There's no more information in the two-sentence tweet that ends, "Details to follow". Wray will need Senate confirmation to take over as the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief. Joe Lieberman. Though favored by Trump, Lieberm...

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  • Bulls Coach Fred Hoiberg 'Real Candidate' For Ohio State Opening
Bulls Coach Fred Hoiberg 'Real Candidate' For Ohio State Opening

He signed a five-year, $25 million deal to coach the Bulls , but will he be around for the whole contract? Also would be worth noting that Hoiberg himself would have to be interested in taking the job if Ohio State offered. The Bulls finished ninth in defensive rating in Hoiberg's second season, and he and his staff have been working this offsea...

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  • Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections
Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

She also wrote in March that global warming is "the single greatest threat we face". Reality Winner's Twitter activity shows that she wasn't a fan of Trump . "She was already vetted and cleared by the Air Force for at least top secret clearance, if not top secret clearance with sensitive compartmented information access eligibility".

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  • ECU's Brickhouse named Collegiate Baseball freshman All-American
ECU's Brickhouse named Collegiate Baseball freshman All-American

Bury was the lone freshman to earn First Team All-Ivy honors this season. The Brickhouse honor gives the Pirates, who missed out on the NCAA postseason this year after making it the previous two seasons, a freshman All-American for three straight seasons.

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  • Los Angeles police shoot, kill man who had toy gun
Los Angeles police shoot, kill man who had toy gun

Authorities said the shooting happened around 9 p.m.in the 1100 block of North Wilmington Boulevard after receiving reports of a man with a gun. Several shots were fired and the suspect was struck. They are now saying it's unclear if the officer was shot. Another officer's voice interjected, "We've got an officer down". Initially, a police spokes...

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  • Senators try to quiet Harris, but she doesn't back down
Senators try to quiet Harris, but she doesn't back down

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) exercised his privilege as chair to suspend a committee member from speaking in this morning's Senate Intel hearing. For example, Sen. Rosenstein then discussed the potential dangers of giving Mueller full authority, which did not satisfy Harris. After another long explanation, Harris then said, "s$3 o, is that a no?...

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  • CMT Awards honor Allman and give awards to Urban, Underwood
CMT Awards honor Allman and give awards to Urban, Underwood

The biggest country music night has arrived. That connection is why our show, " Nashville ", now has a flawless home on the network. "I was just saying Nashville is unbelievable and the food is incredible and if I lived here, I would literally be 300 pounds", the singer, 27, told CMT, sharing that he's been eating "brisket, barbecue and fried...

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  • Novak Djokovic Knocked Out of French Open, Nadal Cruises
Novak Djokovic Knocked Out of French Open, Nadal Cruises

In the penultimate sentence of his final postmatch news conference Wednesday at the French Open , Novak Djokovic spoke of moving on to the next chapter. "He made it hard for me". Thiem landed in the semifinals for the second straight year - Djokovic downed him 12 months ago - and will no doubt face a tougher test in Nadal, who will certainly b...

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  • Top tech firms sign open letter pledging to support the Paris Agreement
Top tech firms sign open letter pledging to support the Paris Agreement

Experts have warned that North Korea is at significant risk of climate change-related problems. COP21 (The 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change) is the climate change agreement signed in Paris in December 2015 to combat extreme weather events and other effects of increasingly high temperature across ...

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  • NY students can apply now to attend college tuition
NY students can apply now to attend college tuition

This year, the state also made an exception to this requirement: For current students who are six credits short of the 30-credit requirement , they can still receive the scholarship in the 2018-2019 school year if they make up those six credit hours before then.

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  • Senate Intel hearing with NSA, DNI, FBI, DOJ on Trump-Russia investigation
Senate Intel hearing with NSA, DNI, FBI, DOJ on Trump-Russia investigation

He asked the director of national intelligence, Dan Coats , and the head of the National Security Agency , Adm. Mike Rogers , about media reports that Trump asked them to intervene in the Justice Department investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and the broader inquiry surrounding Russian Federation.

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  • House to weigh in on move to end concealed-carry permit
House to weigh in on move to end concealed-carry permit

About eight Republicans broke rank and voted against the bill, which would make it legal for anyone who legally owns a gun to carry it concealed without a permit anywhere they can carry it openly. Jim Runestad, R-White Lake, who voted for the four bills. The bills - HB 4416-4419 - now move to the Senate for consideration, although Amber McCann,...

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  • Trump attacked by gay activists for not declaring June 'Pride Month'
Trump attacked by gay activists for not declaring June 'Pride Month'

This is the first time the pride flag has been officially flown by the city for the month. Ivanka Trump has tweeted to acknowledge Pride Month, but activists say this is no substitute for her father's acknowledgement. Proceeds will go to Casa Ruby, a D.C. -based shelter and center for trans women of color and immigrants. A group called Mi...

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  • Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says
Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

Spicer said that President Trump's tweets are the way the president communicates directly with over 100 million Americans, unfiltered and without media bias. Yet, yesterday, two spokespersons minimized the importance of the President's tweets. The reportedly deteriorating relationship between Trump and Sessions was first reported by The New ...

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  • Toll from last week's Afghan bombing passes 150
Toll from last week's Afghan bombing passes 150

The meeting, called the Kabul Process , drew representatives of 20 countries and worldwide organizations, but it included no one from the Taliban or other insurgent groups. He told me that from the government to an ordinary person on the street, Afghans consider Pakistan the real perpetrator of the chaos and anarchy in Afghanistan .

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  • Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements
Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

Sessions' recusal meant that the deputy attorney general would oversee the FBI investigation. Fifty-three percent of Republicans and 51 percent of voters who helped elect Trump said the president tweets too much - increases of 11 points and 14 points, respectively.

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  • Trump ally's layer named as new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
Trump ally's layer named as new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Wray said he was honored to be selected. Wray worked under fired FBI Director James Comey at the Justice Department for two years, when Comey was the deputy attorney general. A GOP colleague was more cautious. Usually a president notifies Congress not only as a courtesy but to also curry favor for the nominee who must pass through the rel...

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  • Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case
Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

There have been a lot of leaks during the first five months of the Trump administration, but victor is the first person charged criminally. She also mentioned that Reality was an animal-lover who wasn't especially political. Victor spent much of that six year career as an air force linguist in Maryland. It will be hard for 25-year-old Reality Wi...

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  • Terror attacks kill 7 in Iran
Terror attacks kill 7 in Iran

At least 13 people died in the twin attacks by militants against Iran's parliament and Imam Khomeini Shrine in capital Tehran on Wednesday, the security deputy of Iran's Interior Ministry was quoted as saying by state IRIB TV. The U.S. has designated Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984. Israel and congressional Republicans have lo...

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  • On 'Radio Times': Trump taps Christie's 'Bridgegate' defense attorney to head Federal Bureau of Investigation
On 'Radio Times': Trump taps Christie's 'Bridgegate' defense attorney to head Federal Bureau of Investigation

He's now a litigation partner with the Atlanta-based King & Spalding law firm, specializing in white collar and internal investigations. Wray , now in private practice at King & Spalding, served from 2003 to 2005 at the Justice Department under former president George W.

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  • NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants
NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

He offered President Donald Trump's congratulations and noted that the president is "firmly committed to NASA's noble mission, leading America in space ". Media reports say the father of NBA basketball player Enes Kanter has been released from police custody in Turkey, where he was detained as part of an investigation into alleged links to US ...

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  • Aides wanted Trump to focus on infrastructure. Then he tweeted
Aides wanted Trump to focus on infrastructure. Then he tweeted

The Counselor to the President appeared on NBC's "Today" Monday morning where she went head to head with Savannah Guthrie and Craig Melvin, saying the reason people are fascinated by Trump's tweets is because the media has an "obsession" with them.

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  • 7 things to know: James Comey's congressional testimony
7 things to know: James Comey's congressional testimony

The question of whether the president obstructed the Russian Federation investigation is expected to take center stage this week with Comey's highly anticipated testimony on the Hill on Thursday. Trump fired Comey in May. The dramatic document sketched a stunningly detailed account of Comey's intimate meetings with the President, included direct qu...

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  • Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst
Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst

At first, he posted all on social media, and treated all of them as his victims to hatred; while that time he also made threats against Hillary Clinton as well as Donald Trump. In his initial appearance before a judge four days after the attacks, he entered the courtroom shouting, 'Free speech or die, Portland. Last week, Christian shouted, "You ...

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  • Who is Christopher Wray?
Who is Christopher Wray?

Christie's office disclosed past year that Wray had the missing cell phone that was used by the governor and contained about a dozen text messages that Christie exchanged with a former staffer during a legislative hearing related to the bridge in 2013.

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  • Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation
Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

In a tweet Wednesday morning, the President said he would be nominating Christopher A. Wray . Comey could offer new details regarding discussions with Trump about the federal investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible coordination with the Trump campaign.

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  • Trump's Twitter Blocks Violate First Amendment: Advocacy Group
Trump's Twitter Blocks Violate First Amendment: Advocacy Group

Press secretary Sean Spicer has always been the subject of firing rumors and, most recently, it was reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered his resignation after the president repeatedly grew angry at him for his decision to recuse himself from the investigation into Trump's potential connections with Russian Federation.

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  • Dave & Buster's Shares Slide Even As Earnings Top Street View
Dave & Buster's Shares Slide Even As Earnings Top Street View

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY ) has risen 74.20% since June 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Everpoint Asset Management Llc, which manages about $5.38B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Westlake Chem Corp (NYSE:WLK) by 79,000 shares to 104,000 shares, valued at $5.82M in 2016Q4, according to the filing.

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  • ISIS Claims Twin Attacks in Iran, Several Dead
ISIS Claims Twin Attacks in Iran, Several Dead

The group's militants are directly at war with Iranian-backed forces in Syria and Iraq, and view Shiites as apostates. An Associated Press reporter saw several police snipers on the rooftops of buildings around the parliament. Last year, Iran's government said it thwarted "one of the biggest plots" by terror groups targeting Tehran and othe...

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  • She Allegedly Coaxed Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. Now She's on Trial
She Allegedly Coaxed Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. Now She's on Trial

Like I don't get why you aren't. "Okay, I will", Roy , 18, typed back, adding: "No more thinking". "You need to just do it". Michelle Carter is charged with manslaughter in the July 2014 death of 18-year-old Conrad Roy III, who died of carbon monoxide poisoning in his pickup in Fairhaven.

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  • Police alerted to spread of deadly threat of synthetic drug fentanyl
Police alerted to spread of deadly threat of synthetic drug fentanyl

There were 33,000 overdoses from heroin, fentanyl and other opioids in 2015. Drug overdose deaths probably exceeded 59,000, according to The New York Times , which collated data from local health departments and coroners. In Massachusetts, for example, about 75 percent of the 1,374 opioid-linked deaths in 2016 involved the substance. What...

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