• Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts
Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts

He said he did not recall a third meeting with Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak in the Mayflower hotel in Washington , despite reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been investigating whether such a contact took place.

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  • Donald Trump calls Federal Bureau of Investigation chief he unceremoniously sacked a 'coward'
Donald Trump calls Federal Bureau of Investigation chief he unceremoniously sacked a 'coward'

President Donald Trump said Friday he is " 100 percent " willing to speak under oath giving his version of interaction with former FBI Director James Comey . "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Mr Trump said. But we were very, very happy and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said.

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  • Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley
Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

In a Facebook post about Saturday's event, organizers said the rally was designed "to show our support for President Trump's withdrawal from the crippling Paris Accord and demonstrate that we the people support his fearless stand against globalist coercion".

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  • Warmbier, reportedly in a coma, released from North Korean prison
Warmbier, reportedly in a coma, released from North Korean prison

His parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier , said their son has been in a coma since March 2016 . Speaking in Tokyo, Shannon said "We wish him well". President Trump then promptly put into motion the process enabling Warmbier's safe return to his family in Ohio. "The last 17 months have been an extremely hard and emotionally trying time for the...

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  • 'An Appalling And Detestable Lie': 5 Highlights From Sessions' Senate Testimony
'An Appalling And Detestable Lie': 5 Highlights From Sessions' Senate Testimony

Attorney General Jeff Sessions's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee was marked by the same stonewalling that was present at last week's hearing with current Trump administration officials, who refused to answer questions without providing any legal basis for their refusal.

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  • It's Jeff Sessions' turn in the hot seat
It's Jeff Sessions' turn in the hot seat

ET "in open session". Comey also said he believed he was subsequently fired in an effort to undermine the investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election. And then an ally of President Donald Trump suggested the President is thinking about firing the special couns...

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  • Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Set US Troop Levels In Afghanistan
Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Set US Troop Levels In Afghanistan

Mattis made the statement to the US House of Representatives Armed Services Committee on Monday as part of his testimony at a hearing on the Defense Department's 2018 budget request. A lorry bomb explosion in Kabul last month killed more than 150 people, making it the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since the ousting of the Taliban in ...

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  • Sessions wants his testimony open to the public
Sessions wants his testimony open to the public

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is preparing to face former Senate colleagues over his role in the controversy around ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, part of an escalating investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

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  • Cornyn focuses on Comey, Clinton emails in Sessions' Senate hearing on Russian Federation
Cornyn focuses on Comey, Clinton emails in Sessions' Senate hearing on Russian Federation

This might be less noteworthy if McCain and Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr hadn't done the exact same thing last week . Sessions' determination to mount a vigorous rebuttal, after Comey's testimony before the committee last week raised questions about the administration's conduct, was clear from the moment he began his o...

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  • Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement
Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement

To view the full article, register now. While the state says it is the first to pass legislation in support of Paris after Trump's withdrawal announcement, other governors have pledged to uphold the agreement inside their states. As The Two-Way reported , he stated that the agreement gives other countries "an economic edge over the United State...

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  • Trump calls House version of health care bill
Trump calls House version of health care bill "mean"

If the bill were any good and could pass on its own merits, Republicans wouldn't need to hide it. Senate Republicans are aggressively trying to rein in expectations for their Obamacare repeal effort, wary of blowing a deadline or falling short of 50 votes on a promise that has driven the GOP's political strategy for much of the past decad...

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  • AG Sessions to testify Tuesday at Senate intelligence panel
AG Sessions to testify Tuesday at Senate intelligence panel

Trump's getting-back-to-work photo op kicked off a week in which he's under siege due to the Russian Federation investigation. Comey himself had a riveting appearance before the same Senate panel last week , with some key moments centered on Sessions.

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  • 2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia
2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia

A Tennessee man is one of two who allegedly killed two correctional officers and escaped from a Georgia prison. Authorities said the men burglarized a home in Madison and changed clothing, leaving behind their prison garb. Monica was 42 and leaves behind a wife, Dozier said. Billue, a 10-year employee, is survived by a father, a brother and a sis...

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  • Sessions' Testimony Will Be Open to Public
Sessions' Testimony Will Be Open to Public

It also means the Russian Federation storm will continue to swamp President Donald Trump's agenda. Trump told reporters Friday he'd have something to say about the tapes "soon", but White House officials haven't given a solid answer about whether they exist - though members of Congress have called for them as evidence if they do.

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  • Democrats say Trump's infrastructure plan is 'just a private money-making operation'
Democrats say Trump's infrastructure plan is 'just a private money-making operation'

During his remarks, which lasted about half an hour, Trump framed his plan as a way to make good on his pledge to put "America first", saying expensive USA entanglements overseas have distracted the country from its goals of spurring job growth.

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  • Secret Service says they don't have Trump tapes
Secret Service says they don't have Trump tapes

That tweet has prompted repeated demands from the congressional committees investigating any possible collusion between Trump's team and Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign, and the process by which he fired Comey , for him to hand over any tapes that exist.

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  • Hatch, Lee tight-lipped after meeting with Trump on health care bill
Hatch, Lee tight-lipped after meeting with Trump on health care bill

He said a replacement will be "generous, kind" and show "heart" and promised more funding. Those are people, Taylor said, who - under the Affordable Care Act - were able for the first time to access things like preventive services and primary care.

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  • Attorney General Sessions responds to Comey hearing, testifies in Russian Federation probe
Attorney General Sessions responds to Comey hearing, testifies in Russian Federation probe

Grilled for more details on the meeting, which former FBI Director James Comey testified on the possibility of in a closed-door hearing with members of Congress, Sessions would only say he did not "recall it". There are none, Sen. Wyden then attempted to shift away after the outburst, but Sessions pulled him back in for a sharp counter-pu...

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  • Jeff Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday
Jeff Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Comey also told senators that Sessions is vulnerable in the Russia probe because he may have a third, previously undisclosed meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, a key figure in the investigation; Sessions disclosed only two contacts with Kislyak during his confirmation process, the reason the attorney general later gave for recusing f...

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  • Sessions says he long had concerns over Comey
Sessions says he long had concerns over Comey

Speaking under oath in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee , Mr Sessions insisted the former FBI director's investigation into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign played no part in his dismissal. "Sen. Wyden, I am not stonewalling", Sessions said. Sessions insisted there are no problematic reasons why he recu...

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  • Trump's legal team to file complaint with DOJ about Comey leak
Trump's legal team to file complaint with DOJ about Comey leak

Comey also said he took steps to ensure he wrote the memos in a way that it would not be necessary to label them as classified. Comey also revealed that he'd orchestrated the public release of information about his private conversations with the president in an effort to further the investigation.

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  • North Korea: Otto Warmbier Released In a Coma
North Korea: Otto Warmbier Released In a Coma

Otto Warmbier is an economics graduate from the University of Virginia , originally from Cincinnati , Ohio. A week before his release , his parents learned that their son had been in a coma since March 2016 . "We have no idea. how many Americans are in North Korea at any one time". The United States consistently urges that North Korea ...

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  • Iranian authorities hint US, Saudi Arabia
Iranian authorities hint US, Saudi Arabia "blameworthy" for attacks in Tehran

The jihadist group Islamic State had claimed responsibility for the attack, by suicide bombers and gunmen. On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavai said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say if that was the case.

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  • Virginia Primary: Polls Close in High-Profile Governor Contest
Virginia Primary: Polls Close in High-Profile Governor Contest

In the general election Mr. Northam will face either. Stewart is an ardent supporter of Trump and was a former state campaign chairman for the president's campaign past year. A recent Washington Post poll showed Perriello just barely leading and many undecided voters still making up their minds. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam is banking on a cerebra...

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  • Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia
Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia

Two officers were on the state bus, which is standard protocol, he said. They are armed with the officers' weapons and are considered extremely risky. One is suspected to have gang ties, but authorities would not confirm who. They also confirmed that all of the other inmates on the bus are in custody.

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  • Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan
Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan

The change comes as Pyongyang moves forward with what the United States calls an unprecedented number of tests on nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles , and as the Trump administration's connections to Russian Federation are scrutinized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Cosby's fate in hands of jury
Cosby's fate in hands of jury

The jury, which deliberated for four hours and will reconvene Tuesday morning, will decide whether Cosby is guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each of which carries a possible 10-year sentence. Other than in the Constand case, Cosby has never been criminally charged in any other alleged incident, and has denied them all. M...

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  • Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee
Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee

The attorney general, who recommended Comey be fired, declined to discuss his conversations with the president on the subject, citing a "longstanding policy" that Justice officials not comment on such private discussions. "And when asked I said that to the president". Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at...

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  • Don't mow the fescue, pleads McIlroy
Don't mow the fescue, pleads McIlroy

Erin Hills is a different test than Oakmont, a traditional course that has hosted the U.S. Open a record nine times. "Even the first and second cut is another 10 yards on top of that". The 50-year-old Stricker, a 12-times victor on the PGA Tour who ranked as high as second in the world rankings, has pared down his tournament golf in recent...

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  • Trump gives US military authority to set Afghan troop levels
Trump gives US military authority to set Afghan troop levels

He added that the uS Ministry of Defense is working on a new strategy, which will be reported to the legislators in the middle of July. Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) questioned whether the USA is throwing good money after bad in Afghanistan , because the Pentagon doesn't appear to have a strategy.

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  • Texas deputy and husband indicted for murder after film of choking man
Texas deputy and husband indicted for murder after film of choking man

Prosecutors said Wednesday that the Harris County district attorney's office plans to present the case to the jury this week. "Without cultural change in the Harris County Sheriff's Office as to what happens when sheriff's deputies and the relatives of sheriff's deputies might have done something wrong, we need to have everything done just the wa...

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  • White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing
White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of Newsmax Media and a longtime Trump friend, said during an interview the president is considering "perhaps, terminating the special counselor". Rosenstein replied "We're not briefing the Oval Office, so I don't know how they would get there". In his Senate testimony last week, Comey said Trump reque...

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  • US Attorney General questioned on Russian Federation ties
US Attorney General questioned on Russian Federation ties

Wyden asked Sessions what problematic issues existed. Wyden then asked about Sessions' interactions with James Comey , the ex-FBI director fired by President Trump . Sessions , who heads the U.S. Justice Department, is one of several past and current associates of Trump whose interactions with Russian officials have come under scrutiny by...

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  • Did Trump just say he'd testify under oath about Comey?
Did Trump just say he'd testify under oath about Comey?

Comey was unabashed about accusing Trump and his administration of telling "lies", and said he began the practice of immediately making notes after talking with the president because "I was honestly concerned that he might lie" about the conversations.

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  • $448 Million Powerball Ticket Sold at Store 70 Miles From San Diego
$448 Million Powerball Ticket Sold at Store 70 Miles From San Diego

At the busy store right off the freeway in the small city of Menifee, residents stopped by to congratulate members of the Alberre family, who have owned the business for more than two decades, and muse about whether someone among them might be about to take home the 10th largest lottery prize in USA history.

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