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Donald Trump asked intelligence chiefs to sink FBI investigation

Donald Trump asked intelligence chiefs to sink FBI investigation

The Washington Post delivered yet another bombshell about the Russian Federation investigation on Monday night, with Adam Entous and Ellen Nakashima reporting that at some point before the May 9 firing of James Comey , senior White House officials "sounded out top intelligence officials about the possibility of intervening directly with Comey to encourage the FBI to drop its probe of Michael Flynn ". Read More

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Man who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executed

The decision was strategic, he said, to open up more appellate review.A federal appeals court is refusing to block the execution of Alabama death row inmate Tommy Arthur. at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore before the Supreme Court granted a temporary stay . "All three juries were well aware of this fact, and all three juries still convicted Arthur of capital murder, indicating that all three juries considered the hair samples and concluded beyond a reasonable doubt that they were ... Read More

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Two London Bridge attackers named

You saw last night as a outcome of our planning, our preparation, the rehearsals that take place, the swift response from the emergency services tackling the terrorists and also helping the injured. The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot to death by police. "MSM is working hard to sell it!" As the investigation moved forward, more details emerged about victims of the attack, in which the assailants used a rented van to ram pedestrians on the bridge, then jumped out with long ... Read More

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Emails reveal Hillary Clinton wanted to fly separately from Michelle Obama

That's in addition to the media, James Comey , Donald Trump , the Russians and her supporters' assumptions that she would win the race. "I inherit nothing from the Democratic Party", Clinton said , according to a transcript . "If I put myself in the position of running a platform like Facebook, first of all, they've got to get back to trying to curate it more effectively", she said. Read More

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Michael Bloomberg, US mayors vow to meet Paris targets even without Trump

On Friday morning, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to Trump, wouldn't give a straightforward answer when asked about the president's stance on climate change during an appearance on Good Morning America . But history since then has abounded with frustration and failure. Under the Paris deal which Singapore signed last April, the Republic pledged to reduce its emissions intensity, which is the ratio of carbon emissions to each dollar of the gross domestic product, by 36 per cent from 2005 ... Read More

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Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Millie's Twitter followers made it happen, they all tweeted #GetAriToMillie and the hashtag started to trend. "I encourage you to choose love even when it's hard". She also talked during the show about meeting the mother of one of the victims, Olivia Campbell, 15, who died in the terrorist bombing. Grande's manager, Scooter Braun, said in a statement on Sunday that the singer's show would go on with " greater purpose " following Saturday's attack. Read More

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Gulf crisis could hit Qatar 2022

Neighbors accuse Doha of destabilizing the region by supporting militants and backing Iran. Qatar has for years presented itself as a mediator and power broker for the region's many disputes. Bahrain blamed Qatar's "media incitement, support for armed terrorist activities and funding linked to Iranian groups to carry out sabotage and spreading chaos in Bahrain" for its decision. Read More

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Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

It is unclear if privatization would speed the rollout of new systems such as satellite-based aircraft tracking that replaces ground radar dating back to World War Two. "President Trump's proposal is the right solution for the 21st Century". Chao will again address the issue before the House Transportation Committee on Thursday. Read More

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Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

Gianforte was charged with a misdemeanor of assault after Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs attempted to interview the GOP standard bearer for the seat. Reporting the incident, Jacobs said, "He took me to the ground". The Associated Press declared Gianforte the victor early Friday. Gianforte must appear in court by June 7 on the misdemeanour charge, which carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a $500 fine. Read More

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Caught on tape: Shootout leaves two bounty hunters, fugitive dead

Caught on tape: Shootout leaves two bounty hunters, fugitive dead

The 26-second video handed out by Greenville police shows the two bounty hunters moving through the vehicle showroom of the Nissan dealership in Greenville on Tuesday and then into a glass office. When the dust cleared, the three men were dead. Miraculously, no one else was hurt. In a 911 call, a woman says she's hiding in a bathroom. In an interview with FOX 4, Rick Ford, the owner of the dealership, stated the two bounty hunters had identified themselves as federal employees but had ... Read More

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U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

The United States successfully shot down a mock warhead Tuesday as part of a historic test from Vandenberg Air Force Base, according to the Pentagon and the country's Missile Defense Agency ( MDA ). Physicist Laura Grego of the Union of Concerned Scientists wrote on her blog on May 19 that maritime navigation warnings suggested the interception test was for a missile with a range of 5,800 km. Read More

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North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says

Kim Jong-Un has sought to ramp up North Korea's nuclear programme under his rule, saying the regime needs atomic weapons to defend itself against the threat of invasion. The Japanese government strongly denounced the North as the missile appears to have landed in waters near its territory. South Korea and Japan have condemned the launches, but North Korea has said its missile testing is in reaction to threats against it by the South, the United States and Japan. Read More

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Manchester attack: Beckham says United's Europa League win 'brings happiness'

Manchester attack: Beckham says United's Europa League win 'brings happiness'

Mourinho has guided United back into the Champions League following their victory over Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday evening, but the Portuguese admits he is keen to "disconnect completely" during his break. They have turned up in Stockholm , and dug out a result playing the kind of football that is not Manchester United , that's my biggest beef with them. Read More

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In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

Police said they had seized a huge amount of forensic material in two early morning raids in east London Monday, as part of their efforts to determine if the three men who carried out Saturday's attack were part of a wider network. Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said she was "enormously proud" of the officer, who is in a serious condition in hospital . Islamic State, which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a USA led coalition, said its militants were ... Read More

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Kellyanne Conway's husband tears into Trump

Kellyanne Conway's husband tears into Trump

In later tweets, Conway acknowledged that he supported the ban, but doubled down on Trump's error in sending those tweets. Conway, who is married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway , was until last week reportedly the front-runner to become assistant attorney general of the Justice Department's civil division, a prominent role that involves defending and representing the Trump administration in court. Read More

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Orlando shooting: 5 people dead after ex-employee opens fire, police say

The massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 2016 killed 49 people and left dozens more injured. "If they see something that seems abnormal, they need to say something". Revenge against an employer, romantic partner or co-workers often is the motive, experts say. Of Monday's shooting at Fiamma Inc ., he sadi, "I'd be very curious in this case if they followed security industry best practices for monitoring this person's behavior". Read More

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Top US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy

Top US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy

A USA embassy spokeswoman would only confirm that Rank had made a "personal decision". "We appreciate his years of dedicated service to the State Department". CNN quoted a senior State Department official, as saying. He joined the State Department in 1990 and speaks Mandarin, French, Dari and Greek, according to his official biography . Read More

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