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Seth Meyers Breaks Down the Chaotic, Trumpian Comey Hearing

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Former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) says FBI Director James Comey is "tainted" by ties to the Clinton Foundation. Meanwhile, confirming that there is no evidence Obama had ever wiretapped Trump. In his comments, Meyers was referencing Arya Stark's kill list in Game of Thrones . Of course, Donald Trump's 2016 presidential rival Hillary Clinton doesn't have such a list, however, there is likely a list of names that the Democratic candidate blames for her shock defeat in November. Read More »

Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

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He described the meeting with Trump and several top administration staffers as a "soft sell" and a "constructive" discussion. But it was unclear whether minds were changed, Dent said. Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., said Trump told Republicans he would campaign for them if they backed the bill. So with the vote expected Thursday, when will Dent decide? "We need to change, repeal Obamacare, re-craft a bill that is more economical for the average American, provide coverage with rational ... Read More »

Spy partner GCHQ reveals the name of its new leader

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Westmacott also wrote disdainfully about Trump's "famous reluctance to admit mistakes". Johnson will go to Washington later this week to meet with senior Republican leaders and key members of Trump's team, including his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and senior adviser, Kellyanne Conway. Read More »

Sen. Mike Crapo on Judge Gorsuch: 'He's an outstanding candidate'

Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) kicks off the hearing by asking whether Gorsuch would, "Have any trouble ruling against a president who appointed you". Gorsuch will be at the witness table again tomorrow as well as the fourth and final day of hearings scheduled for Friday. He said he would have "walked out" if Mr Trump had asked him to overturn the landmark Roe v Wade abortion ruling. Read More »

Jourdan Lewis Denies Assaulting Girlfriend in Police Report Statement

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She later told investigators that he never strangled her, the report says. Just last week, he was accused of domestic assault by his girlfriend, but police couldn't figure out what had happened nor who the aggressor was. "And at some point Lewis stepped on her hair", according to the police report written by Ann Arbor police officer Thomas Kolpacki. She then went to make sure he was not causing any damage. Read More »

GOP Rep. Peter King to President Trump: Drop the Wiretap Charge

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Now it's come out that Spicer's source for the story may have ultimately been a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst who now appears on RT, Russia's state-subsidized news network. "They don't want to interact on anything, any policy at all". Asked if President Trump's "baseless" claims against British security services damaged the close relationship between the two nations, Admiral Rogers replied: "I think it clearly frustrates a key ally of ours". Read More »

State police to hold news conference about officer-involved shooting

Police said that troopers on patrol came across Zoglmann at a small plaza on County Line Road in Champion, Somerset County. "They could clearly see into his vehicle and see that he had a shotgun directly into his mouth", Limani said. Zoglmann was injured by glass fragments but was not struck by gunfire, police said. "These two troopers showed incredible restraint". The bullet shattered Zoglmann's windshield. Read More »

UNL suspends Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity until 2020

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UConn notified the Kappa Sigma fraternity on Tuesday that it has been permanently expelled, with no chance to reorganize on campus. The precipitating incident is a sad tragedy involving a student. It is just the most recent amid an investigation into the death of a UConn student after a raucous party. The Delta Gamma Fraternity Council announced on Monday that the Epsilon Pi chapter at the University of CT would close "indefinitely", amid criminal and university-led investigations into ... Read More »

Rain chances linger today, a brief cool down ahead

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Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Looking ahead, figure on showers most days in Sacramento except for Thursday when skies are expected to be mostly sunny. A few showers are possible Tuesday with a return to seasonal highs. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. The cooldown tomorrow will make way for another warm-up to end the week - we'll have a brief taste of summer on Friday , with a high of 68 degrees. Read More »

Lions bolster DT rotation, sign Jordan Hill

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Hill's best season came in 2014, when as a backup for the defending Super Bowl champion, he recorded 5.5 sacks, batted down four passes and came down with an interception. However, injuries became a regularity with Hill. In October, he was released from the team and then spent some time with Washington and Jacksonville, playing in just four games in 2016 as a fringe rotational player with the Jaguars. Read More »

Nike Launches LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase

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The shoes, which were just released this morning, are specifically created to go on and off easier for athletes of all abilities. The Nike LeBron Soldier 10 may go down as one of LeBron James' best Nike shoes ever. Nike has officially introduced the new LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase, a shoe which improves upon earlier versions, while maintaining the lace-free entry system the FlyEase is known and loved for. Read More »

Phoenix police investigating shooting of 9-year-old boy

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Her husband, Kansas Lavarnia, 31, is facing one count of prohibited possessor for having the gun in the house, television station KPHO reported . Wendy Lavarnia told detectives that she had put the loaded gun on the bed - within reach of two of the children - and then turned around to get the holster. Read More »

Man beats 25-year-old with tire iron at JFK baggage claim

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A Port Authority police officer spotted him and tried using lights and sirens to pull him over, but Santana kept driving. A Bronx man was arrested at Kennedy Airport after he assaulted another man with a tire iron before fleeing from police, the Port Authority said. Read More »

US Could Soon Double Ground Troops in Syria

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Joseph Votel intimated to Congress Thursday. As Syrian Democratic Forces, comprised of Kurdish and Arab fighters, prepare for an assault on Raqqa-essentially the capital of the Islamic State in Syria-the USA military is devising plans for sending up to 1,000 more troops to the area. Read More »

Trump should 'apologise' to Obama — Former CIA chief

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Trump takes a poke at him and tries to blame him for anything that has gone wrong, when it was the Republicans fighting him on everything he tried to do that got us where we are now. The White House has faced a storm of criticism for Mr Trump's wiretapping claims which were made two weeks ago following damaging revelations about contacts between his officials and the Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak. Read More »

Local Meals on Wheels recipients react to President Trump's proposed cuts

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The threat of eliminating funds for one of Terre Haute's local federal Meals on Wheels program is alive and well for Kapernak. But Bertolette says "it's hard to imagine a scenario in which these critical services would not be significantly and negatively impacted if [the budget proposal is] enacted into law", she says. Read More »

Donald Trump's wiretapping allegations 'nonsensical,' ex-UK ambassador says

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In Fleming's in-tray will be to fix ties strained by claims made by the presidential press secretary, Sean Spicer, that GCHQ had helped the previous president spy on Donald Trump. officials say, an itinerary that allies may see as giving Moscow priority over them. He has engaged in an increasingly desperate effort to stand by the charge ever since. Read More »

Quit stalking immigrants at California courthouses, chief justice tells ICE

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Cantil-Sakauye wrote a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly asking them to tell federal agents to stop "stalking courthouses and arresting undocumented immigrants". I respectfully request that you refrain from this sort of enforcement in California's courthouses, ” says Californias top jurist . "If people are afraid to go to our local courthouses, that means that they won't be testifying in cases where they have witnessed a crime, ... Read More »

Muhammad Ali Jr. to launch religious freedom drive

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And they're framing the effort as a direct clash with the new administration through the #AlivsTrump hashtag. The Alis will address lawmakers and push to testify at a formal hearing. "We, as a family, have been fighting this for a very long time", Camacho-Ali told the AP . "We are going to continue to fight for religious justice". Read More »

If anyone can make us cry over PBS, it's Mr. Rogers

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In her statement on Thursday, Harrison argued that the CPB was cheap, pointing out that it costs taxpayers $1.35 per person a year, and is "especially critical for those living in small towns and in rural and underserved areas" who rely on its networks for news and education programming, as well as emergency alerts it releases . Read More »

Trump to Speak With Congressional GOP Tuesday as They Recraft Obamacare Replacement

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Republican leaders are looking to the President to use the full power of his bully pulpit and negotiating skills to pressure members who are still on the fence before Thursday's planned vote. Two Senate Republicans, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, oppose the House bill's provision defunding Planned Parenthood - enough to bring the bill to the brink. Read More »

Iraq's Abadi Says Trump Has Assured Him of More US Support

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Trump also discussed with Abadi his objections to the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by his predecessor, Obama. We will figure something out. "We have been given assurances the support will not only continue but will accelerate", Abadi said after meeting with Trump at the White House on Monday. Read More »

Hawks Open 3-Game Road Trip With Loss In Charlotte

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On the other side, the Hawks are just 1-4-1 against the number in their last six games versus the Hornets and 0-4-1 ATS in their last five trips to Charlotte. While there was earlier speculation about a potential trade, Hawks coach and president of basketball operations Mike Budenholzer shut down those notions before the February deadline. Read More »

Comey confirms Russian Federation probe, but 'no information' supporting Trump wiretap claim

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FBI Director James Comey (C) exits the hearing room at the conclusion of a hearing concerning Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election, on Capitol Hill, March 20, 2017 in Washington . White House press secretary Sean Spicer said there was no evidence of any collusion between Russian officials and Trump campaign personnel. Former Campaign Manager to President Donald Trump , Corey Lewandowski , spoke with Kilmeade & Friends about why he feels there is truth to what Charles ... Read More »

Trump uses game of golf different than Obama, Spicer says

Donald Trump's frequent trips to the golf course and to his Florida resort have generated even more controversy given his calls for greater fiscal responsibility in his proposed budget, with deep cuts to many agencies including cutting funding to PBS and other arts-related groups as well as Meals on Wheels. Read More »

Plane carrying 44 crashes in South Sudan airport; all feared dead

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Eye Radio reporter Deng Dimo said: "The plane was blowing smoke from the tail before it crashed". An emergency team with the mission's Wau office was dispatched to the scene to help with rescue operations. He said 37 people had been treated for injuries in hospital but, miraculously, no one was killed, despite a fireball consuming the plane soon after it crash landed. Read More »

No evidence of Trump-Russia collusion: White House

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Mr Comey confirmed that the FBI began the counter-intelligence investigation in late July 2016, remarking that for such an inquiry that was "a relatively short period of time". As is so often the case with the White House, a small victory on Monday was sidelined by an incredible crisis of the Trump administration's own creation. Read More »

2 arrested in double homicide involving auto of ex-'Housewives' star

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Michele Ryerson and Thurston Anderson would give the world to hear from their son Aaron Anderson right now. Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. " People are saying my vehicle was tied to the murders, my auto was not tied to anyone", DePaola said. Their remains were so severely burned that investigators couldn't determine their race or gender, but the victims are both believed to be men. Read More »

Senate Hearings Getting Underway on Trump Supreme Court Pick

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Republicans seemed extremely confident that they'll secure the support to put Gorsuch on the bench within a month. "I have no difficulty ruling for or against any party", Gorsuch said. "Judge Gorsuch can't make these promises on how he might rule". "I've ruled for disabled students, for prisoners, for the accused, for workers alleging civil rights violations and for undocumented immigrants". Read More »

Jordan rejects USA extradition request for terrorist

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Last week, the U.S. Justice Department unsealed the charge against Al-Tamimi for conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against American citizens. She faces a possible execution or life in prison if she is captured, tried and convicted in the United States. The Jordan News Agency , which originally reported on the Court of Cassation's ruling, referenced a judicial source who said that Jordan's parliament has yet to approve an extradition treaty signed by the U.S. Read More »

Does Judge Gorsuch Have Backwards Thoughts On Working Women And Pregnancy?

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Did Neil Gorsuch tell students at the University of Colorado Law School that employers have to "protect themselves" against female employees, and that they should demand to know their family plans during the interview process? They said legal ethics courses often involve discussing hard topics and argued that just because a professor engages his students in such conversations, it doesn't necessarily mean the professor espouses a viewpoint raised in the hypothetical scenario. Read More »

FBI Director Forced to Fact-Check Trump's Twitter Bullshit in Real

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Two US intelligence chiefs are set to testify before Congress about possible links between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's election campaign. "They wanted to hurt our democracy, hurt her, help him". "I think that was a fairly easy judgement for the (intelligence) community", he said. United States intelligence has concluded that Russian Federation indeed meddled, but has said nothing about possible collusion with Team Trump. Read More »