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Former UK Ambassador Slams Donald Trump's 'Gratuitous' Wiretap Lies

Mr Napolitano, who has not been on the air since Thursday, is not expected to be on the news network any time in the near future, sources told the LA Times . Though his official White House schedule said that Trump would be in meetings and high-level phone calls during the day on Saturday , the CEO of the news site NewsMax blew Trump's cover by tweeting a picture of Trump hitting the links at his golf course. Read More

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Comey keeps it real with Trump

Comey keeps it real with Trump

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey said last night there is no evidence to support United States President Donald Trump's allegations that the Obama administration "wiretapped" Trump Tower past year, moments after confirming the bureau is probing potential ties between Mr Trump's associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More

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White House says underfire Trump campaign chair had very limited role

White House says underfire Trump campaign chair had very limited role

Trump's top aides would rather obscure that fact, especially considering the President's past comments about the sport and the White House. In the following months, he oversaw the attempt to "pivot" Trump from a blustery populist firebrand into a sober, more "presidential" general election candidate, but he was forced to resign after The New York Times reported that the former lobbyist had allegedly received $12.7 million in undisclosed payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. Read More

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Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren suspended after making pro-choice comments

Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren suspended after making pro-choice comments

If Tomi wanted to go up against "Big Government" and any notions that the government should stay off of a gun owner's rights to own guns, Lahren said she also believed that the government should stay off of her body. "This kind of predatory tyranny is exactly what a constitutionally limited government that guarantees equal fundamental human rights to all is supposed to prevent ", she wrote . Read More

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Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners' season ends with 108-82 loss to Washington

Oklahoma women's basketball: Sooners' season ends with 108-82 loss to Washington

They don't make many mistakes. "And you can't do that against a team like Washington". "Super proud of the whole team, I thought we got contributions all up and down the lineup". Plum quickly knocked down a 3 to pull even with Stiles' for the most points in a single-season. Jaime Nared had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Tennessee (20-12), which shot 33 percent in losing its first second-round tournament game in program history. Read More

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White House defends Trump's visits to his golf club

White House defends Trump's visits to his golf club

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, denied on Monday having any involvement with the Russian cyberattack launched to interfere with the United States election previous year . One America News's Trey Yingst asked about Trump, according to Mediaite: "Is he under the impression that the Clinton campaign had inappropriate contact with Russian Federation during the election?" "There is a whole second set of concerns here in terms of what was Hillary Clinton's ... Read More

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Teen allegedly kidnapped by her teacher shared disturbing social media post

Teen allegedly kidnapped by her teacher shared disturbing social media post

Police are expected to issue a Canada-wide warrant today for Justin Kuijer, 43, a St. Catharines man wanted for the murder of his seven-year-old stepson and the attempted murder of a bank employee. Elizabeth is described as 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, with hazel eyes. "We won't be doing well at all until we get her back", he replied, when asked how he was doing. Read More

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Minnesota boy accidentally hangs himself while alone in store changing room

Minnesota boy accidentally hangs himself while alone in store changing room

Ryu Pena was found unresponsive in a dressing room. Gonzalez's sister-in-law, Jessica Cuevas, wrote of the deceased child on her GoFundMe page: 'Ryu was such a sweet boy, with a gorgeous smile, an [sic] a unique little personality'. Police say it appears he suffocated because his feet couldn't reach the floor. He would try to break dance and do little moves. Gonzalez said his grandmother searched for him inside and outside the store. Read More

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Trump drops 220 spots on Forbes list of billionaires

Trump drops 220 spots on Forbes list of billionaires

The 2017 list is longer than it has ever been before - Forbes estimates there are now 2,043 billionaires worldwide, up from 1,810 in 2016. Their total net worth rose by 18% to USD7.67 trillion, also a record. He ranked 717th on the latest list, down from 612th a year ago. Jim Davis , the CEO of the Boston-based New Balance, finished in a tie for 315th place with a net worth of $7.1 billion. Read More

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Spicer: Just the 'beginning phase' of investigating whether Trump Tower was surveilled

The White House didn't confirm whether the president played golf during his almost four hours at the course. Now that Trump is President, the comments are coming back to complicate his golf habit. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe exchange a high five at Trump National Golf Club on February 11. He has visited the course all 10 times he has golfed since becoming President. Read More

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Supreme Court Nomination Hearings

During the opening day of Gorsuch's confirmation hearing , Democrats consistently noted the GOP's refusal to provide Garland due consideration. Gorsuch can expect a 10-hour grilling on Capitol Hill Tuesday. "Merrick Garland was definitely a consensus candidate". However, win or lose this case will undoubtedly be heard by the Supreme Court with Gorsuch, who is no fan of regulatory overreach on the bench. Read More

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Confirmation hearings begin for Supreme Court nominee

Another Democrat, U.S. Sen. Still, he would not definitively say that he planned to vote against the judge. The hearing on the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch opened this morning. trying to paint Gorsuch as nonresponsive", she said . In early March a group of 11 progressive political organizations signed a letter demanding that all Senate Democrats refuse to confirm. Read More

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Central Texans land on Forbes 2017 billionaires list

Central Texans land on Forbes 2017 billionaires list

According to the U.S. publication's latest global rich list , Gates grew his wealth by US$11 billion during 2016 to US$86 billion, ranking as the richest person in the world for 18 of the past 23 years. The magazine attributes Trump's drop to flagging real estate values in midtown Manhattan. Gates' fortune is listed at $86 billion, and Zuckerberg's at $56 billion. Read More

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Trump and his team don't want to talk about his golf game

Borders said he grew up in West Palm Beach and sold Trump popcorn one time when he was a teen. The presidency is an overwhelmingly hard job, and the office-holder is certainly entitled to a handful of hours every week to take a load off. The frequency with which Trump plays golf isn't really an issue - just as it wasn't for former President Barack Obama . He then held "a long and very fruitful call with President Michel Temer of Brazil", and met with Lt. Read More

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GOP may be hurt owing to wiretapping claim

Other congressional committees also are investigating the possible Russian connection, mostly behind closed doors. "If you just rely on one side of the ledger, the Republican side, where you got 50 votes that will give you trouble nearly with any bill you try - and the Senate will not accept a lot of this - I think the need right now is to find. Read More

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Apartment complex fire spreads to homes in Overland Park

Apartment complex fire spreads to homes in Overland Park

The building is still under construction. "It's a bit of a war zone down there, quite frankly", Rhodes said. Neighboring fire departments are helping the Overland Park Fire Department battle the blazes. "They're breaking out quickly", Rhodes said. 17 houses were damaged in all as the fire spread to adjacent properties due to the wind. The newspaper reports the fire appeared to be coming from two buildings under construction at the development and within minutes began to spread to nearby ... Read More

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Shooting Reported At Temple City Sheriff's Station

Shooting Reported At Temple City Sheriff's Station

It remains unclear whether the shots were initially fired from inside the vehicle. Investigators believe the man took his own life. "We see these all too frequently now", said McDonnell. Deputies removed a rifle from inside the vehicle. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) Homicide Bureau detectives responded to Temple Sheriff's Station, 8838 Las Tunas Drive, Temple City, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting early Monday morning. Read More

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Suspect in Champlin Park HS incident in ICE custody

Suspect in Champlin Park HS incident in ICE custody

Manito was released Friday evening, but his immigration status could complicate matters. At a Friday press conference, Brooklyn Park Deputy Chief Mark Bruley said both Manito and the student were cooperating with investigators. "By having a police officer in the school who knows the kids and has multiple sources of information, we were able to locate this student immediately". Read More

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Hatch urges Senate against politicizing Gorsuch hearing

Blumenthal said he would hold Gorsuch to the same standard on Roe v. Wade , which set a precedent establishing abortion as a fundamental right, and gun control laws. "I don't know how we got here, but here's what I hope: we turn around and go back to where we were because what we are doing will destroy the judiciary over time ", Graham said. Read More

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Jeffress: Texas School's Prayer Room OK If There's 'Equal Access'

Jeffress: Texas School's Prayer Room OK If There's 'Equal Access'

Frisco Independent School District Superintendent Jeremy Lyon questioned the sincerity of a letter Paxton's office sent him. " Liberty High School's policy should be neutral toward religion". In his letter, Lyon quotes Warstler about whether all students have access to the prayer room: "if others wanted to go in and learn and see and experience that, they're OK with that". Read More

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FBI Director James Comey Confirms Russia Investigation

But Mr Comey may feel compelled to respond to Mr Trump's unproven Twitter assertions Barack Obama ordered a wiretapping of Trump Tower during the campaign. ". There is a lot of work involved, but we are going to get to the bottom of this". This question was asked by lawmakers of both parties early in the hearing, and then the conversation moved on to other issues. Read More

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'worst offender' in releasing charged immigrants

'worst offender' in releasing charged immigrants

On Feb. 1, Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez's new ICE policy went into effect : she would only honor federal immigration detainers in cases where someone has been charged with murder, aggravated sexual assault or human smuggling. Other jurisdictions cite court rulings that have cast doubt on the constitutionality of the detainers. "We will continue collaborating with them to help ensure that illegal aliens who may pose a threat to our communities are not released onto the streets to ... Read More

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Bob Menendez to face trial on bribery and corruption charges

Menendez, who is accused of accepting gifts in exchange for political influence, claims his meetings with government officials were to discuss policy and not for the objective of garnering gifts and monetary contributions. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled that Menendez's actions amounted to "essentially lobbying on behalf of a particular party", and thus outside the "safe harbour" provided in the Constitution. Read More

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Middle Eastern Airlines Report Sudden US Ban On Laptops And Electronic Devices

According to numerous reports , USA authorities today alerted a number of Middle Eastern and African airlines that starting soon, their passengers will have to check any electronic items larger than a cell phone. Prohibited devices include laptops, tablets, cameras, DVD players and electronic games. The ban Royal Jordanian referenced may be part of a larger crackdown by USA authorities on electronics devices on flights coming from several countries. Read More

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