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'No politician in history treated worse than me'

Trump calls the choice to attend the U.S. Coast Guard Academy a "good choice". President Donald Trump has arrived in CT to address graduates of the U.S. The outburst came amid intensifying pressure on the president in the wake of his firing of James Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation last week, in the midst of a probe into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian attempts to tilt the United States election in his favor. Read More

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Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

They are among almost a dozen candidates Trump is considering, a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. Democratic Rep. "Let them do it", Trump said. Because of that, "sometimes we don't get an opportunity to see him, to get his full thinking", Mr. Spicer said. Trump, who is scheduled to leave Friday on his first overseas trip as president, told reporters Saturday that it was possible he could announce his selection before then. Read More

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Here's Video Evidence of Authoritarianism in Washington, DC

Here's Video Evidence of Authoritarianism in Washington, DC

However, another issue remained unsolved in the meeting and that is the fate of the Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is in exile in the United States and is believed by President Erdogan to be behind last year's military coup in Turkey. Did the protesters get too close to the embassy building or attack the president's security detail? "Someone was beating me in the head nonstop, and I thought, 'Okay, I'm on the ground already, what is the objective to beat me?'" Usoyan also said she was ... Read More

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Torch run supports Special Olympics

Torch run supports Special Olympics

Participants will jog south along Main Street until they reach the entrance to the Kawasaki Motors plant, a distance of about three miles. It's free to take part in the event as a runner. Its a special run for some special kids. Since 1988, law enforcement in the state have been raising awareness and money for the Special Olympics and its athletes across the state. Read More

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Chelsea Manning to remain on active duty, unpaid after prison release

An Army spokeswoman, Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson, said Manning will be released in accordance with former President Barack Obama's decision to grant her clemency. She also went on hunger strike, before the army agreed to provide her with gender reassignment surgery. "Chelsea herself said to me that". Backers have raised more than $135,000 for housing and other essentials and to assist her with her re-entry into society after seven years in prison. Read More

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McMaster: Trump Shared 'Wholly Appropriate' Info with Russians, Wasn't Briefed on Sources

McMaster: Trump Shared 'Wholly Appropriate' Info with Russians, Wasn't Briefed on Sources

The insistence that it didn't happen didn't last long, as President Trump took to Twitter not long thereafter to affirm that he did so. The administration has been in damage control since The Washington Post broke the story late Monday that Trump shared sensitive information with the Russians, sparking fears that the president had jeopardized intelligence assets overseas and revealed state secrets to hostile actors eager to undermine USA and Israeli interests. Read More

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Divers pull 12-year-old girl from Lake Michigan, CPR underway

Divers pull 12-year-old girl from Lake Michigan, CPR underway

Earlier Tuesday, a 13-year-old girl died after she was pulled from the lake about five miles north in Rogers Park. Hollinside was in the water for about 45 minutes before a diver found her. Then he jumped in to find her. While the air is hot, the water is not and most swimmers will be overtaken by the cold. "I felt bad that I wasn't able to find her and that it didn't turn out better", said Gibbs. Read More

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Penn State frat members appear in court in pledge's death

Why did no one help Timothy Piazza? Parks Miller alleged there were efforts to cover up what had happened at the fraternity house to hide the hazing rituals, The Patriot-News reported. The criminal charges were announced Friday, just before the university held spring graduation ceremonies. Schiavone and Kenyon faced the most charges with 52 counts each ranging from reckless endangerment, hazing, furnishing alcohol to minors and unlawful acts relative to liquor. Read More

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White nationalists carry torches to protest removal of confederate statue in Virginia

The mayor of Charlottesville, in the USA state of Virginia, has been the target of anti-Semitic tweets after speaking out against far-right white nationalists who converged on a local park carrying blazing torches the night before. Spencer said the event had been planned back in March "over cocktails" and in explaining the chants in support of Russian Federation added: "There is a common brotherhood that stretches from Portugal to Siberia, and includes North America". Read More

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City issues air-quality alert through Tuesday

City issues air-quality alert through Tuesday

High ozone levels are due to pollution emissions, stagnant conditions, increased temperatures and decreased winds. High temperatures are expected to approach a record for Wednesday's date in Baltimore, 93 degrees on May 17, 1896. Emissions from CT sources and motor vehicles then prolong the event, significantly contributing to high ozone levels throughout the state and elsewhere in adjacent New England States. Read More

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Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout

Southwestern Montana deputy killed in shootout

Highway 287, the sheriff's office said. Gallatin County Sheriff's Brian Gootkin told ABC FOX Montana, KULR and KFBB reporters on scene that the scene was a giant and complex crime scene. A woman reported that someone had banged on her door. Close friends of Moore's say he was an incredible man who always did the best to be a helping hand in the community he served in. Read More

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New FBI boss could be revealed next week

White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Friday declined to comment on whether any tapes featuring Comey exist or whether the President regularly recorded conversations from the Oval Office. He floated the disputed idea that a violent crime spike might be linked to police officers peeling back from their duties out of fear of being caught on video. Read More

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May and Corbyn to trade blows as general election campaign turns nasty

In his speech, Corbyn - who strongly opposed the 2003 invasion of Iraq - hit out at critics claiming that he would be a weak prime minister and denied that he is a pacifist. "It's an extraordinary question when you think about it". The Conservative government in the United Kingdom, led by Theresa May, "is leading the country towards a disastrous hard Brexit from the European Union", the statement said, adding that the party's aim is "to make Britain a low-priced economy on the peripheries of ... Read More

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Duo's Golden Gate Bridge climb attracts federal attention

Duo's Golden Gate Bridge climb attracts federal attention

At one point, the two are seen hanging off the edge of one of the bridge's towers, seemingly without any safety equipment, with just their fingertips for support. "This incident raises questions about how such an unauthorized climb was possible and the potential harm to drivers below if one of the climbers had fallen onto the roadway", Priya David Clemens, of Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, said. Read More

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Trump, in Tweets, Defends His Sharing of Information With Russians

Trump, in Tweets, Defends His Sharing of Information With Russians

Asked what he thinks of Trump presidency, Putin said it's up to the American people to judge but his performance can only be rated "only when he's allowed to work at full capacity", implying that someone is hampering Trump's efforts. The development comes just days before Mr Trump is due to visit Israel. On Capitol Hill, both Republican and Democratic lawmakers expressed concern and alarm about the president's sensitive disclosures to the Russians. Read More

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Two Waves Of Severe Weather En Route To Oklahoma

Two Waves Of Severe Weather En Route To Oklahoma

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that is now set to expire at 12 a.m. on Wednesday morning. It has been a relatively quiet start to severe weather season in Central Kansas. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move into the Fremont area on Tuesday evening, bringing the possibility of severe weather. There is a chance that we could see some localized flooding for the end of the week as well. Read More

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Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

The reason is simple; President Rouhani's government and the reformist movement he leads convinced the Iranian leadership to accept the landmark nuclear deal with worldwide powers, including the U.S. "Hassan Rouhani failed in many ways to fulfill his pledges on reducing the unemployment, solving environmental issues as well as improving relations with the West", the speaker said, casting doubt on the prospects of easy reelection for Rouhani who had thus exposed his vulnerability to the ... Read More

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Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director to replace Comey

In a separate appearance on NBC, he argued that it is important for the Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor in the case because such a person would have "the ability to actually prosecute people for violations of law". "[The candidates] have been vetted over their lifetime essentially, but very well-known, highly respected, really talented people". Among those in the first round of interviews were New York Court of Appeals Judge Michael Garcia, acting FBI Director Andrew ... Read More

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Trump's actions pose questions about future of Canada-US intelligence sharing

Still, the revelations sent a White House accustomed to chaos reeling anew. Israeli intelligence officials are concerned that the exposure of classified information to their American counterparts in the Trump administration could lead to their being leaked to Russian Federation and onward to Iran, investigative journalist Ronen Bergman reported in Israeli daily Yediot Ahronot on Thursday. Read More

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Consternation on Capitol Hill over White House bombshells

Consternation on Capitol Hill over White House bombshells

The U.S. intelligence partner had not agreed to share information with Russia, but during his meeting with Russian officials, the Post reports that Trump "went off script" and started talking about an ISIS plan to use laptop computers in potential attacks on airliners, which may have been the impetus behind a recent ban on large electronics on many foreign flights to the U.S. Read More

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U.S. Navy SEAL from Falmouth killed in Africa

U.S. Navy SEAL from Falmouth killed in Africa

The special operators came under fire immediately after the aircraft them along with the Somalian troops into the area, Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters Friday. The death on Thursday appears to be the US' first military loss in Somalia since 1993 , when 18 American servicemen died in what is called the Battle of Mogadishu . Read More

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Sessions Condemns Killings of Trans People (Yes, You Read That Right)

Sessions Condemns Killings of Trans People (Yes, You Read That Right)

Monday's sentencing marked the first time the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. The federal case itself moved quickly. He pleaded guilty just a few days before Christmas in 2016. Vanita Gupta of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division told BuzzFeed News , "For this Justice Department, it is important for us to send an unequivocal message that violence based on one's gender identity constitutes a hate crime". Read More

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Trump to order inquiry into voter fraud and suppression

Trump to order inquiry into voter fraud and suppression

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that the commission plans to have its work completed by 2018. Former Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders said: "The sole goal of this commission is to propagate a myth and to give encouragement to Republican governors and state legislators to increase voter suppression". Read More

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