• Iran raps new United States sanctions, says missile program legitimate
Iran raps new United States sanctions, says missile program legitimate

Like Iran , Qassemi said , the other parties to the JCPOA need to remain committed to obligations under the global accord. Trump's hawkish stance toward Iran and his frequent tirades against the 2015 Iran nuclear deal leave no doubt that he will approve the bill, if it ultimately clears the whole Congress.

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  • Jared Montgomery Looks Like a Find For The Yankees
Jared Montgomery Looks Like a Find For The Yankees

Happ rediscovered the form that made him a 20-game victor last season with six shutout innings, and Toronto beat Seattle. The exit velocity on Judge's solo shot was 121.1 miles per hour, making it the hardest hit home run recorded since Statcast began tracking the statistic in 2015.

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  • Frosh joins DC in suing Trump over foreign payments
Frosh joins DC in suing Trump over foreign payments

Both Attorneys General are Democrats , and Trump's Press Secretary has accused them of partisanship. "We can not treat the president's ongoing violations of the Constitution and his disregard of the rights of the American people as the new and accepted status quo".

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  • Like It Or Not, Donald Trump Put Climate Change On The Map
Like It Or Not, Donald Trump Put Climate Change On The Map

The United States, the world's biggest carbon emitter after China, signed the agreement a year ago under the previous administration, but Trump has argued that the deal would harm the U.S. "Utah is warming at twice the global average, and our drinking water is at risk", said Biskupsi, saying she was acting "for the well-being of the planet I'm le...

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  • US Democrats Warn Trump Against Firing Special Counsel Mueller
US Democrats Warn Trump Against Firing Special Counsel Mueller

On Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence took what he later described as a "very routine" step of hiring outside counsel to represent him. White House officials had no case ready for the dismissal of Comey and received heavy criticism for the conflicting explanations about his departure.

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  • Crash: Race to find 7 missing USA navy crew begins
Crash: Race to find 7 missing USA navy crew begins

A massive search is underway for seven us military personnel that went missing after the accident. The large size of the container ship - it's nearly three times as heavy as the Fitzgerald - may have left the smaller US destroyer vulnerable in the collision, said Carl Schuster, former director of operations at the US Pacific Command's Joint I...

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  • Trump Seeks Legislative Wins to Cast Off Shadow of Russia Probes
Trump Seeks Legislative Wins to Cast Off Shadow of Russia Probes

Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado said Monday that he expects the Senate to tackle health care before the August recess, noting that Senate leaders plan to update their Republican colleagues on their discussions in a lunch meeting Tuesday.

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  • Secret Service: We have no Trump White House recordings
Secret Service: We have no Trump White House recordings

Richard Nixon's staff installed a voice-activated system that automatically recorded everything said in the Oval Office because the former president, who was bad with technology, was uncomfortable manipulating the buttons on a tape recorder.

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  • Lawmakers Urge Trump Not to Disrupt Mueller Investigation
Lawmakers Urge Trump Not to Disrupt Mueller Investigation

Trump wrote on Twitter, in a pair of messages that ended with a reference to his campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". "I think he will hit his breaking point soon with this guy", said the Rosenstein associate, who asked not to be named.

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  • Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left
Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left

It's unclear why he moved but his brother, Michael Hodgkinson, told The New York Times "he wasn't happy with the way things were going, the election results and stuff", which was apparently behind his move to Washington. Hodgkinson was a Democrat and supporter of the presidential campaign of Sen. Hodgkinson also had arrests in his background fo...

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  • Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign
Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign

The FBI has denied a Freedom of Information Act request filed by BuzzFeed News to provide copies of former FBI Director James Comey's memos that detail his conversations with President Donald Trump . Trump's tweets come after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organization's officials to preserve all records and other materials r...

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  • Friend Says Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Investigation
Friend Says Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Investigation

Mueller?" But after the evidence of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey last week, Mr Gingrich said he had changed his mind. Ruddy said he had a conversation with the president last week, but that Mueller did not come up. Rosenstein's letter critical of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation s...

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  • US Open sees top seeds cut, four-way tie for lead
US Open sees top seeds cut, four-way tie for lead

Day , however, came to the U.S. Open off of a second and a tie for 15th in his last two starts. Chinese prodigy Li Haotong meanwhile is the first golfer from mainland China to ever play in the third round of a major. Jason Day followed up a 79 in the first round with a 75 in round two, Rory McIlroy was always up against it after a 78 on Thursd...

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  • Bill Cosby faces retrial on sexual assault charges
Bill Cosby faces retrial on sexual assault charges

It takes two women to testify against a man in Saudi Arabia, but apparently 25 women aren't enough to convict Bill Cosby . Bill Cosby is back in court for the sixth day of jury deliberations in his sexual assault trial. Some of those who would otherwise have been following the testimony avidly and asking why Constand saw and kept calling Co...

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  • At least one dead, multiple injured in shooting at SF UPS Center
At least one dead, multiple injured in shooting at SF UPS Center

The San Francisco Office of Emergency Services says it started getting 911 calls around 9 a.m. of an active shooter near a UPS facility. San Francisco's chief medical examiner identified the victims as 50-year-old Benson Louie and 56-year-old Wayne Chan, both of San Francisco; and 46-year-old Michael Lefiti, of Hercules.

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  • Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise

Steve Scalise and the players' determination to answer the attack by coming together in sport. The annual GOP-Democrats baseball game raises money for charity. Ryan donned an LSU hat, while Pelosi wore a purple and gold LSU T-shirt. "Scalise sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was seen hugging Tru...

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  • Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary, Gillespie Clinches in Tight GOP Race
Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary, Gillespie Clinches in Tight GOP Race

The biggest surprise was on the Republican side, where a well-connected frontrunner who has kept his distance from Trump squeaked out an uncomfortably close victory against a staunch Trump supporter who many viewed as a fringe candidate. Under Virginia election law, you can only choose and vote on one party's ballot. Primary night in Virginia w...

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  • Cuba condemns Donald Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk
Cuba condemns Donald Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk

A pro President Donald Trump supporter chants slogans, Friday, June 1, 2017, in Miami . Trump signed an executive order about America's relationship with Cuba that is more about helping the Cuban people instead of the communist government leaders who rule them.

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  • Bill Cosby trial: Judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks
Bill Cosby trial: Judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele closed the prosecution's case on Monday by describing Cosby as a calculating sexual predator, who not only drugged and assaulted Constand in 2004, but also recast the attack as consensual and romantic.

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  • Ryan To Critics Of Special Counsel: 'Let Bob Mueller Do His Work'
Ryan To Critics Of Special Counsel: 'Let Bob Mueller Do His Work'

Others sounded more enthusiastic about dropping the axe. "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel ", Ruddy said on PBS NewsHour . Policy-makers created new limits on the investigator's power and placed it under the accountability of the government. We can just watch the news and follow our Twitter feeds to see that,...

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  • 'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy
'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy

So, the fantasy that didn't occur is now being replaced by - by the way, technically, the president of the United States can not obstruct justice. Gingrich, in his reference to the "deep state", suggests that there is an orchestrated conspiracy against the president from within the established government, whereby career government employees hosti...

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  • Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation on Twitter
Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation on Twitter

Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the president last month raising concerns over Comey's performance, but Trump later asserted that he had already made the decision himself to fire Comey . " Witch Hunt " he tweeted from the White House shortly before leaving for Miami. In a second tweet , Trump touted his "powerfu...

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  • Trump lists $528.9M on financial report
Trump lists $528.9M on financial report

Trump reported $19.7 million in income through mid-April at his luxury Washington hotel, which has been a center of concerns about conflict of interest because of the possibility that foreign governments can curry favor with the president by booking rooms there.

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  • Minnesota police clear protesters off interstate after Yanez acquittal
Minnesota police clear protesters off interstate after Yanez acquittal

But no video existed of exactly what happened inside the vehicle in the key seconds before Reynolds began filming, leaving a jury to decide whether to believe Officer Jeronimo Yanez's testimony that Castile was pulling out his gun despite his commands and he fired in fear for his life.

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  • Protesters snarl Minnesota freeway after officer acquittal
Protesters snarl Minnesota freeway after officer acquittal

Yanez, who is Latino, testified he stopped Castile in Falcon Heights, a St. Paul suburb, because he thought Castile resembled someone who had robbed a nearby store several days earlier. He was seat belted and doing as he was told, when he was shot by Officer Yanez who fired seven shots into the vehicle where my. daughter and I also Saturday.

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  • Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy, says Wife
Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy, says Wife

Nonetheless, said Sava, "We fully expect him to be able to walk" and "hopefully run". The FBI said yesterday that it believed Hodgkinson was living out of his van in Alexandria. Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional ...

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  • Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel Mueller in Russian probe
Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel Mueller in Russian probe

Of course, by then the rinse cycle on the dishwasher was complete, the White House was walking back claims that Mueller's job was truly in danger, and Senate Republicans were putting on a theatrical performance of statesmanship , warning the White House that there would be hell to pay if the special counsel got the axe.

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  • Republicans, Dems Play Ball One Day After Shooting
Republicans, Dems Play Ball One Day After Shooting

NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis joins us now. Vice President Mike Pence has visited the Washington hospital and "checked in" on a Louisiana congressman recovering from a gunshot wound. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was seen hugging Trump-appointed Labor Secretary Elaine Chao. He said Republicans were on the field, shortly ...

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  • Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge's fatal fall
Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge's fatal fall

He looked like a corpse", Scicchitano said. Piazza died February 4 at Hershey Medical Center after running the so-called "gauntlet" - a challenge in which pledges chug vodka, wine and beer - with doctors estimating his BAC had been close to.40 at the time of death.

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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Robert Mueller Won't Be Fired Without Cause
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Robert Mueller Won't Be Fired Without Cause

Sean Spicer denied Ruddy spoke to the president about the topic, however former House Speker Newt Gingrich tweeted Monday Republicans might be "delusional" if they think special counsel would be fair. "I don't think he's really pondering it", Rep. Adam Kinzinger said. But behind the scenes, the president soon began entertaining the idea ...

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  • Shot US lawmaker still 'critical' but improving, doctor says
Shot US lawmaker still 'critical' but improving, doctor says

As in the past several years, Rep. Cedric Richmond, a Democrat from Louisiana , a close friend of his wounded Republican colleague and a player in his college days, dominated much of the night, from the mound and the plate. With a crutch in one hand and a baseball in the other, David Bailey was a symbol of resilience on Thursday night. "We are...

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  • Tweeting Trump attacks campaign probe 'witch hunt'
Tweeting Trump attacks campaign probe 'witch hunt'

Rosenstein complaining about leaks in the case". It also was not clear if the president was referring specifically to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who is now overseeing the Russia investigations because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself , citing the fact that he had been a member of Trump's transition team and ...

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  • Trump obstruction charge is investigated as Texas Tribune polls released
Trump obstruction charge is investigated as Texas Tribune polls released

Gingrich, the former House speaker whose wife is seeking Senate approval to become the USA ambassador to the Vatican, continued to defend Trump Thursday morning. An aide familiar with the meeting said it was held to discuss the investigations, including ways that the parallel inquiries don't interfere with or overlap one another.

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  • Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President considering firing Mueller
Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President considering firing Mueller

ET. "Director Mueller is going to have the full degree of independence that he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately", Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told a Senate appropriations subcommittee, referring to special counsel Robert Mueller .

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  • Amazon spends 12bn euros to buy Whole Foods Market
Amazon spends 12bn euros to buy Whole Foods Market

A Whole Foods Market purchase awaits placement in a vehicle trunk, outside the Jackson, Miss., store Friday, June 16, 2017. The deal also allows Whole Foods co-founder and CEO John Mackey to remain as head of the company he started.

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