• Trump tweets too much
Trump tweets too much

The poll was conducted June 1 and 2 among 1,999 registered voters nationwide. Trump's tweets have become the target of mockery for his opponents. Trump's love of 140-charater putdowns has created a unique situation for the White House , as the president's tendency to fire off tweets about whatever unhinged thought pops into his orange-stained ...

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  • Comey made the case that Trump obstructed justice. Now what?
Comey made the case that Trump obstructed justice. Now what?

Comey said he took the president's words as a directive, but Republicans insist that Trump's words weren't a clear order. Kallstrom said Lynch's instructions to call the investigation of Clinton's emails a "matter" is obstruction of justice.

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  • Sony PS4 boss SLAMS feature ahead of E3 2017
Sony PS4 boss SLAMS feature ahead of E3 2017

But that's probably a reach. This all kicked off when Sony global sales chief Jim Ryan offered some rather dismissive comments about backward compatibility in an interview with Time . That's right, Xbox 360 backwards compatibility made up less than a quarter of the time spent on the third-biggest platform for non-gaming multimedia ente...

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  • Astros put Keuchel back on DL with neck discomfort
Astros put Keuchel back on DL with neck discomfort

Whit Merrifield hit a three-run double with two outs to tie it at 7. Verlander has had two bad starts in 2017 (April 15 vs. Cleveland, nine runs given up in a 11-9 loss; May 25 vs. Hinch said. "So there wasn't much time when they told me I was going to start". We'll see how he feels when he holds a bat. Herrera has given up seven home runs i...

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  • White House still mum on Trump's confidence in Sessions
White House still mum on Trump's confidence in Sessions

Trump also voiced frustration over the Department of Justice's modification to his proposed travel ban , which courts have held up. That executive order has been smacked down in federal courts, and could soon be considered by the U.S. It was not immediately clear when the conversation occurred. Trump's White House and its allies are crafting a...

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  • No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents
No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

A USA intelligence contractor charged with leaking a classified National Security Agency report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is scheduled to appear at a detention hearing late Thursday afternoon in Augusta, Georgia.

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  • Interim President of Morehouse College dies at age 55
Interim President of Morehouse College dies at age 55

Throughout his tenure, Bill had a positive impact on Morehouse College and the Greater Atlanta business community. A statement from the college said of Taggart: "He leaves behind a long legacy of compassion, integrity and devotion". An autopsy will be performed later this week, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution . " He was instrum...

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  • Russian Federation interfered in USA presidential polls with objective: James Comey
Russian Federation interfered in USA presidential polls with objective: James Comey

No doubt, if a Democratic president had behaved this way, Republicans would be going bonkers. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the Trump administration had spread " lies, plain and simple ", the Associated Press reported.

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  • 2 men charged over 'Ghost Ship' Oakland warehouse fire killing 36
2 men charged over 'Ghost Ship' Oakland warehouse fire killing 36

One of the men arrested in the deadly #GhostShipFire has been transferred to the Alameda County Jail. "It doesn't give any relief to me". "Our first Memorial weekend, our first Easter, our first Mother's Day". He had been living at the warehouse since 2014 and was the location's creative director . "The reckless and deceptive actions of Derick...

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  • Comey Gave 'Every Indication' Trump Is 'In Fact,' 'May Be' Under Investigation
Comey Gave 'Every Indication' Trump Is 'In Fact,' 'May Be' Under Investigation

So did cable news networks, bracketing Comey's first public appearance since being fired by Trump with hours of their own talk. His plain-spoken answers to questions from alternating Democratic and Republican senators offered quotes for each side to latch on to.

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  • Catalonia to hold independence referendum in October
Catalonia to hold independence referendum in October

Catalonia's regional government plans to set a date for a referendum on a split from Spain, despi. Several Catalan politicians, including former regional president Artur Mas, have been fined or barred from public office for holding a mock referendum in November 2014.

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  • Workers remove portion of St. Louis' Confederate monument
Workers remove portion of St. Louis' Confederate monument

Supporters have argued the monuments are a part of USA and local history and are a show of civic and regional pride. Alderwoman Sharon Tyus, the sponsor of the bill, suggested a committee of six, including the mayor, work together on getting the monument down and that no public money would be used.

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  • Law enforcement, corrections carry torch for Special Olympics
Law enforcement, corrections carry torch for Special Olympics

Fraser said part of the awareness portion of the torch run is making the distinction between Paralympics, which gives athletic opportunities to people with physical disabilities, and Special Olympics, which involves people with intellectual challenges.

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  • UConn women's basketball team to face Tulane twice next season
UConn women's basketball team to face Tulane twice next season

Each team plays seven conference opponents twice, and four conference opponents only once. Tulane, the team which almost handed UConn its first loss in the history of the American Athletic Conference, is one of five conference teams which will meet the Huskies twice during the regular season during the upcoming campaign.

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  • During Comey testimony, Trump addresses religious group
During Comey testimony, Trump addresses religious group

The committee's top Democrat, Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, called Trump's comments, as recounted by Comey , "very disturbing". "Today's testimony proved what we have known all along: President Trump is no under investigation, there's still no evidence of collusion, and he did not hinder the investigation", said Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.

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  • The Six Most Important Revelations from the Comey Hearing
The Six Most Important Revelations from the Comey Hearing

But Mr Comey withheld judgment on whether Mr Trump's requests that he drop an investigation into his former national security adviser amounted to obstruction of justice . "I asked him to, because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel". "I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting, so ...

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  • Voters think Trump uses Twitter too much
Voters think Trump uses Twitter too much

The margin of error is 2 percent. Sixty-nine percent of registered voters said he is using Twitter "too much", while 15 percent said he is tweeting "about the right amount". A majority of those who voted for Donald Trump for President want him to cut down on his use of Twitter. Another 53 percent said it hurts the United States' standing ...

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  • Chris Matthews: Trump-Russia collusion theories 'came apart' during Comey testimony
Chris Matthews: Trump-Russia collusion theories 'came apart' during Comey testimony

The article in question then alleged that the "contact" had coincided with Trump "speaking glowingly about the Russian President, Vladimir V. Putin". "He's a good guy". "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". Senators at the hearing pressed Comey for more details about his encounters with Trump , particularly whether he thought that the president...

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  • Rep. Thornberry Votes for Dodd-Frank Replacement Bill
Rep. Thornberry Votes for Dodd-Frank Replacement Bill

The House has passed the overhaul bill 233-186, on a party-line vote. One of the biggest pieces of legislation enacted during the two terms of President Barack Obama , Dodd-Frank was created to prevent the type of practices that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the recession it caused.

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  • Sessions Offered to Resign Amid Tensions with Trump
Sessions Offered to Resign Amid Tensions with Trump

In his early morning social media display, Trump faulted his Attorney General for making what he calls a "politically correct" version of the ban. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday responded in similar fashion to Sanders declined to answer the question about whether Trump has confidence in Sessions.

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  • US Senate hearing sheds light on Trump-Comey interactions
US Senate hearing sheds light on Trump-Comey interactions

Obstruction of justice cases often come down to whether prosecutors can prove defendants' mental state when they committed the act, legal specialists said . If prosecutors want the building blocks for a claim that President Donald Trump interfered with a federal investigation, legal experts say fired FBI Director James Comey has handed those ...

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  • Comey's release of Trump memo to newspaper draws criticism
Comey's release of Trump memo to newspaper draws criticism

Trump issued his warning online on May 12, three days after Comey was sacked and four days before the newspaper reported on the information in the memo, which was recounted by Comey associates. Kasowitz denied Trump ever told Comey he needed and expected his loyalty. McCain appeared to try to connect Comey's announcement that he foun...

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  • Man attempts ATM break in with backhoe
Man attempts ATM break in with backhoe

Prince George's County police in Maryland have released CCTV footage of the extreme lengths one robber went to to try and crack open the ATM around 4:30am on June 1 (local time). Investigators suggest the suspect could be the same man involved in another robbery in March 2016. In that theft, he stole cash and took the ATM.

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  • Donald Trump hasn't tweeted in a very long time
Donald Trump hasn't tweeted in a very long time

This is a President communicating to his people the only way he knows how (without filter). Trump has been blocking some people on Twitter . "I can do messages around the media and get my word out, the way I mean my word", he told the Christian Broadcasting Network at the end of January.

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  • Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail
Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

Reality Winner pleaded not guilty in federal court Thursday to one charge in connection with removing classified material from a government facility and giving it to an unauthorized person. "She will do whatever you tell her to do if you grant her bond", her stepfather, Gary Winner, told the judge. Billie Winner-Davis, left, and her husband Gary ...

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  • France Vows to Go Beyond Paris Climate Commitments
France Vows to Go Beyond Paris Climate Commitments

Though it may seem a long time ago, let us not forget that, prior to the presidential election, Emmanuel Macron's candidature seemed to have one serious weakness, i.e. French President Emmanuel Macron launched a climate website Thursday meant to attract American climatologists and environmental scientists to his country.

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  • Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool
Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool

Trump's former Democratic presidential opponent has emerged as a top critic of the president's actions since he took office - increasingly using her speeches and public appearances to push back on policies coming out of the White House. Trump's use of Twitter also came under fire last week when the President, without context or follow-up for hours,...

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  • London held a vigil near the epicentre of Saturday's terrorist attacks
London held a vigil near the epicentre of Saturday's terrorist attacks

In a separate investigation, counter-terror police made a series of arrests in Ilford , east London , on Wednesday night in connection with the London Bridge atrocity. Butt was investigated by officers in 2015 but they found no evidence he was planning an attack and he was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work", police ...

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  • GOP Senators: Sessions Will Stay Loyal to Trump
GOP Senators: Sessions Will Stay Loyal to Trump

President Trump reportedly learned about Mr. Sessions' decision only minutes before the announcement on the afternoon of March 2, and according to the ABC report sees the decision as "one of the top disappointments of his presidency so far".

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  • Donald Trump profited from children's cancer charity
Donald Trump profited from children's cancer charity

President Trump took cash intended for child cancer research and funneled it into his personal businesses - charging his son, Eric, to hold charity events at a family golf course in the process, a report says. But in reviewing IRS filings, Forbes found hundreds of thousands of dollars that the Trump Organization seems to have received fro...

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  • Russian probes hinder White House's attempt to fill admin jobs
Russian probes hinder White House's attempt to fill admin jobs

More than three dozen House Democrats want to shut off Jared Kushner's access to classified information in light of increased scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over Kushner's contacts with Russian authorities. But it remains unclear whether the president might envision them working inside the White House or in outside roles. Th...

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  • Alabama to execute man for '94 killing of fast-food workers
Alabama to execute man for '94 killing of fast-food workers

As the restaurant was closing at about midnight, Melson and another robber forced four employees to remove cash from the restaurant safe and then ordered them into a freezer, court documents said. Collins' mother and two sisters witnessed the execution. His attorneys argued the execution showed "the horrific results of using midazolam in a way it...

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  • Comey says he was fired over Russia probe, blasts 'lies'
Comey says he was fired over Russia probe, blasts 'lies'

But he said that Trump's request to terminate the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn left him "stunned, " and that senior FBI officials considered it to be of "investigative interest". James Comey thinks, but did not say, that President Trump is going to be toast once the special counsel is done with...

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  • Missouri governor calls special session on abortion
Missouri governor calls special session on abortion

Onder lauded Greitens' decision to call lawmakers back to Jefferson City. "We can make sure that we protect the lives of the unborn, as well as the lives of the ladies that, if they do decide to have an abortion, that we protect them in any way that we can to make sure to make sure that they leave the facility healthy".

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  • Man's family pleased with charges filed in his death
Man's family pleased with charges filed in his death

A medical examiner ruled Hernandez died from a lack of oxygen to the brain caused by strangulation and chest compressions. An attorney for the family of a man who died after a confrontation with a Texas deputy's husband outside a restaurant said video released Monday showed an "illegal chokehold" was used to subdue the man.

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