• Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?
Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

The reports follow Newsmax CEO and Trump confidante, Chris Ruddy , telling " PBS Newshour " he believes the president is considering firing Mueller . - James Quarles contributed $32,800 to Democrats and $2,700 to Republicans from 1998 to 2016. "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel ".

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  • Comey's Testimony And The Rest Of The Week In Politics
Comey's Testimony And The Rest Of The Week In Politics

Trump denied that he ever asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty, or suggested that he "let go" the criminal investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. "It crossed a boundary that the president should not have crossed". Bob Inglis, a Republican former congressman who voted to impeach Bill Clinton in 1998, suggested Trump m...

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  • George Conway hits Trump over travel ban tweet
George Conway hits Trump over travel ban tweet

The president has renewed his push for the travel ban in the wake of the vehicle and knife attack in London that left seven people dead and dozens injured. More doubtful is the suggestion that by trying to pressure the federal courts, Trump has jeopardized their independence. Lawyers working to keep the travel ban off the books seemed to agre...

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  • Authorities searching for escaped inmate in Ellis County
Authorities searching for escaped inmate in Ellis County

Online Lincoln County court records indicate Irvin is charged with first-degree murder. He is accused of killing Robert Goodwin, Jr.in Stroud in 2016. According to ABC affiliate KOCO-TV, Lincoln County Sheriff Charles Dougherty said that Monday's escape happened the same way as the March escape. Dougherty stated that the four inmates got up on top ...

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  • White House stonewalls on Comey 'tapes'
White House stonewalls on Comey 'tapes'

Trump raised the possibility of tapes last month after firing Comey. The Guardian reported Sunday that Trump told Prime Minister Theresa May that he doesn't want to come if there will be protests. Trump said to reporters on Friday: "I'm not hinting anything". "When he's ready to further discuss it, he will, but he laid out his position very clear...

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  • As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan
As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan

The Justice Department and multiple U.S. congressional committees are investigating Russia's actions in the 2016 presidential election and questions about possible collusion between Russian officials and Trump campaign associates. The White House has denied those characterizations. Russian President Vladimir Putin, however, said last Thursd...

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  • Supreme Court splits straws over the definition of a debt collector
Supreme Court splits straws over the definition of a debt collector

Gorsuch explained that Congress in 1977 was concerned about aggressive debt collectors. "By its plain terms this language seems to focus our attention on third party collection agents working for a debt owner - not on a debt owner seeking to collect debts for itself", Gorsuch wrote.

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  • Democrat Takes The First Steps Towards A Trump Impeachment
Democrat Takes The First Steps Towards A Trump Impeachment

According to USA Today , an official statement issued by Donald Trump's lawyer attempted to turn the tables on Comey, suggesting he was in the wrong for "unauthorized disclosures" of private conversations he had with Trump. The U.S. constitution allows a president to be impeached for "treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors...

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  • Two deputies injured in shooting in Knox County; suspect killed
Two deputies injured in shooting in Knox County; suspect killed

According to KSP, an individual in a trailer fired shots at the deputies striking both of them. Kentucky State Police are now investigating the incident. Knox County EMS transported both deputies to Barbourville ARH where Deputy Hudson was kept in stable condition and later released. That man, Brian Simpson, had warrants out for him and was arr...

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  • U.S. appeals court rules against Trump travel ban
U.S. appeals court rules against Trump travel ban

FILE-In this February 9, 2017, file photo, a protestor is seen outside the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building in San Francisco, Calif. "There's a general principle here against pretextual discrimination that the Supreme Court has applied in lots of previous cases", Professor Somin adds.

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  • Woman charged with texting boyfriend ways to kill himself was 'very troubled'
Woman charged with texting boyfriend ways to kill himself was 'very troubled'

Peter Breggin is expected to testify about his knowledge of antidepressant drugs and their impact on juveniles Monday. She later transitioned to Celexa, which he said can increase suicide risk in people younger than 24 along with agitation, panic attacks, grandiosity and not understanding the trouble one is getting into.

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  • Michigan State Basketball: OSU coach vows to dominate OH recruiting
Michigan State Basketball: OSU coach vows to dominate OH recruiting

In April, Holtmann signed a contract extension through the 2024-25 season. Holtmann said he began calling recruits on Saturday and vowed that in-state players would be his priority. However, some adversity is likely ahead for Holtmann in his first season in Columbus. In the team's three seasons under Holtmann, they posted a combined 70-31 recor...

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  • Virginia primary to help gauge US political mood under Trump
Virginia primary to help gauge US political mood under Trump

Today's gubernatorial primaries feature contested races in both parties. Northam has pushed his campaign further to the left and has described Trump as a narcissistic maniac - while Perriello has attempted to reach out to Trump voters by selling a message of economic populism framed through a progressive perspective.

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  • Sessions to face US Senate panel in public
Sessions to face US Senate panel in public

They also want him to explain his role in the firing of Comey, despite the attorney general's recusal in March from the Russian Federation investigation following revelations of his meetings with Kislyak. Warner (D-Va.) announced that the hearing would be public. Sessions later amended his statement to say he did meet with Kislyak "a couple" of...

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  • James Mattis says US committed to Asian-Pacific nations
James Mattis says US committed to Asian-Pacific nations

China, on the other hand, is a growing power that has benefited from 70 years of peace in the Pacific, but disregarded the concerns of some other Pacific nations, the secretary said. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stressed the importance of coordination among nations to further strengthen the containment of North Korea at a major security me...

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  • GE Up on Change of the Guard
GE Up on Change of the Guard

Murphy will take the helm when Flannery leaves his post this summer. He started his career at GE Capital focusing on evaluating risk for leveraged buyouts . Immelt has been at the helm of GE since 2001, overseeing a transformation that included selling numerous company's businesses. He has spent nearly half his career living outside of the U...

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  • It's On Now: Jeff Sessions to Testify in Public Hearing Tuesday
It's On Now: Jeff Sessions to Testify in Public Hearing Tuesday

That led to Comey wondering aloud during his testimony last week why Sessions, theoretically not involved in Russia-related issues, was involved in firing the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of Flynn, Bharara said that "no one knows right now whethe...

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  • DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath
DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath

White House press secretary Sean Spicer says it's "not hard to conclude that partisan politics may be one of the motivations" in the lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump . This is not the first federal lawsuit to accuse the president of violating the emoluments clause of the constitution, but the case is novel. "We have a duty to enforce...

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  • Trump calls for rebuilding transportation systems, blasts Democrats as obstructionist
Trump calls for rebuilding transportation systems, blasts Democrats as obstructionist

Trump has consistently said that the nation's coal, iron, and steel industries need help. The president has said a key part of the initiative will be jettisoning and streamlining regulations to speed up projects. "It's time to recapture our legacy as a nation of builders and to create new lanes of travel and discovery and we're going to see all t...

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  • Two attorneys general sue Trump: Checks and balances 'are failing us'
Two attorneys general sue Trump: Checks and balances 'are failing us'

Attorney General Karl Racine . However, Racine and Frosh insist Trump has not kept promises to keep his public duties and business interests separate. President and a conflict of interest . The White House says a lawsuit filed by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia is driven by partisan politics and the pres...

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  • Trump dismisses 'leaker' James Comey's version: 'I didn't say that'
Trump dismisses 'leaker' James Comey's version: 'I didn't say that'

Following the testimony, Trump's personal attorney fired back by focusing on Comey's revelation that he informed the president several times that he was not under investigation. Michael Conaway, a Texas Republican , and Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, sent a request Friday directly to Comey for copies of his memos. The committee also has ask...

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  • Donald Trump returns to OH to push infrastructure plan: 5 takeaways
Donald Trump returns to OH to push infrastructure plan: 5 takeaways

President Donald Trump on Wednesday promoted plans for $1 trillion (R12.84 trillion) in United States infrastructure spending aimed at boosting jobs and the economy in a move that could shift attention from a probe into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • Jeff Sessions to testify in front of public senate committee
Jeff Sessions to testify in front of public senate committee

Jeff Sessions prepares to testify in January at his confirmation hearing to be attorney general . Mr Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he would appear before the committee to address matters that Mr Comey brought up last week in testimony to the same panel.

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  • Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III will testify before Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III will testify before Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR, also a member of the intelligence panel, sent a letter to panel Chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina and Warner asking for the hearing to be open. Sen. Patrick Leahy is pissed. "That's a question for the committee", said Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores. "In light of reports regarding Mr.

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  • Hundreds reflect on anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting
Hundreds reflect on anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting

A large group is expected to gather in front of the American Airlines Arena Monday evening to pray, share inspirational messages and light candles in memory of the victims. Another midday service was held, followed by an evening gathering in the heart of downtown Orlando and a final, music-filled late-night service at the nightclub.

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  • United States says anti-missile defense capability outpacing long-range missile threats
United States says anti-missile defense capability outpacing long-range missile threats

The test, conducted over the Pacific Ocean, was the first live-fire test event against an ICBM-class target for GMD and the us ballistic missile defense system. The US put its Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) missile shield to the test on Tuesday, firing an intercontinental ballistic missile from the Marshall Islands and knocking it out...

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  • Remy Ma Performs Her Nicki Minaj Diss
Remy Ma Performs Her Nicki Minaj Diss "Shether" at Summer Jam 2017

Just days after Nicki's jabs at Remy on her unreleased collaboration with 2 Chainz surfaced, Remy Ma lands another haymaker on the Generous Queen with an epic performance of " SHEther " at Hot 97's Summer Jam. Remy using her performance to put Nicki on blast shows both how much animosity she holds for Minaj and her understanding of the signifi...

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  • Trump speaks to press in wake of James Comey's senate testimony
Trump speaks to press in wake of James Comey's senate testimony

Comey said he leaked information partly in response to a Trump tweet in which the president appeared to threaten him and suggested there might be tapes of their conversations. Meanwhile, the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee, which is also probing Russian election meddling, wrote Comey requesting his notes memorializing his conversation...

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  • Trump's travel ban blocked by second federal appeals court
Trump's travel ban blocked by second federal appeals court

If it's those countries that are unsafe and not the people themselves, the court essentially asked , why would admitting them be a danger to the US? The White House predicted a win at the Supreme Court . The discrimination against the travelers from these Muslim countries seems to be taking place without a travel ban in place. The j...

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  • One of Trump's Tweets Just Helped Sabotage His Travel Ban
One of Trump's Tweets Just Helped Sabotage His Travel Ban

The unanimous, unsigned ruling by a three-judge panel of the USA 9th Circuit Court of Appeals was the latest in a string of legal defeats the administration has suffered. Lawyers for Hawaii called the order a " thinly veiled Muslim ban ". Neal Katyal, an attorney representing Hawaii, which sued to stop the ban, told the judges the policy coul...

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  • Mother, adult daughters found dead at OH home
Mother, adult daughters found dead at OH home

Killed along with the mother was 21-year-old woman, Taylor Pifer and her sister, 18-year-old Kylie Pifer . The crime scene is still active and investigators carried out a lot of bedding out of the home, police said. Kylie and Taylor were both in college living with their mother. They were great students. Sonya Pifer told Cleveland19that t...

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  • 49 victims of Pulse massacre remembered in daylong services
49 victims of Pulse massacre remembered in daylong services

Forty-nine people were killed and dozens more were injured inside the nightclub after gunman Omar Mateen opened fire. Jose Ramirez who survived the mass shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub visits the site. The Orlando Gay Chorus performed four songs at the event. She says the youth she works with bonded together after the Pulse shooting, noti...

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  • UK General Election Needs to be Watershed Moment for the Youth Vote
UK General Election Needs to be Watershed Moment for the Youth Vote

Faced with a miners' strike, Mr Heath made a decision to strengthen his mandate, although already having a working majority of more than 40. However, both Mr Heath and now Mrs May found out the election was not about unions or the EU but about the economy, public services and the usual issues of health and education.

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  • Sharif to hold talks with Saudi leadership on Qatar fallout
Sharif to hold talks with Saudi leadership on Qatar fallout

These include banning Qatar Airways from using their airspace, and Saudi Arabia also revoked Qatar Airways' licence to operate out of the kingdom. Saudi carrier flynas , looking to expand in a growing domestic market, in January signed an US$8.6-billion (7.6-billion-euro) deal with European manufacturer Airbus to buy 80 A320neo single-aisle je...

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  • Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public
Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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