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White House Brace For Russia Questioning

The Guardian reported Sunday that Trump told Prime Minister Theresa May that he doesn't want to come if there will be protests. "Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" There's another odd aspect to all of the back-and-forth about Trump's multiple conversations with Comey: The president apparently never inquired about the substance of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

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The release of Otto Warmbier , 18 months into a 15-year sentence, came as US President Donald Trump invited South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-In to Washington for talks on the nuclear standoff. He was given a sleeping pill and had been in a coma ever since, the newspaper said. Republican Sen. Rob Portman says North Korea should be "universally condemned for its abhorrent behavior". Read More »

Afghanistan: 3 U.S. solders killed

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The Three U.S. soldiers were killed in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, June 10th, 2017. A statement on Monday identified the soldiers as Sgt. Eric M. Baldridge and Houck had been due to return home next month, their families said. "Today, as we grieve, our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Cpl". Read More »

Comey and the Gang That Couldn't Leak Straight — PETER LUCAS

Given Comey's reputation as a methodical, ultra-cautious investigator, the testimony was damning, said a Washington lawyer who served in a top position in a prior administration. The remarks were a defiant response from Mr Trump, who had remained uncharacteristically silent on social media during Mr Comey's blockbuster day of testimony Thursday, as he is facing fresh questions about whether his interactions with his former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief amounted to an attempt to ... Read More »

Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on

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In one of the biggest U.S. celebrity trials in years, a guilty verdict could see the judge sentence Cosby up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine on each count. During their full day of deliberations Tuesday , the jury grappled with nettlesome unresolved questions at the heart of the sexual-assault case. Prosecutors have suggested the pills he gave Constand might have been the powerful sedative and not the over-the-counter allergy medicine. Read More »

Jeff Sessions furiously denies Russian collusion as a 'detestable and appalling lie'

Then, perhaps unintentionally, Sessions referred to a possible third meeting between himself and the Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak , which Comey had reportedly told senators about in a closed hearing. Sessions responded: "I am not stonewalling ". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the person who would be responsible for carrying out any such dismissal, told a different congressional panel he would not fire Mueller without good cause and he had seen no such cause. Read More »

Sony unveils new 'Spider-man' game in Los Angeles expo

They're also expecting to see a variety of new indie titles such as Abzu, Firewatch , and more. "You could say that they're using VR as a differentiating factor", Brian Blau, a games analyst at Gartner, said in a BBC report . When Spider-Man PS4 was first announced, we were hoping for a webbed-slinger variant of the genius behind Batman: Arkham Knight , which set the standard for superhero games, delivering a massive third person action adventure experience. Read More »

North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbier

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Mr Tillerson made no mention of Mr Rodman's visit, and said the department would have no further comment on Mr Warmbier and his condition, citing privacy concerns. USA officials did not confirm those details. The State Department announced Warmbier's release earlier Tuesday but gave no details on his condition. Read More »

AAP demands Shivraj's scalp over MP farmers' deaths

Yadav said after dialogue with the CM and following the announcement by Chouhan to constitute the Krishi Utpad Lagat-Viparan Ayog (Agro Products Cost and Marketing Commission) to determine cost- based price for farmers' produce, the BKU has made a decision to call off the stir. Read More »

Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times — Echo Chamber

The former Republican U.S. senator, an early supporter of Trump's presidential campaign, will likely have to explain why he told lawmakers in January that he had no dealings with Russian officials previous year. "I have confidence in Bob Mueller", said top House Republican Paul Ryan, in remarks echoed by top senator Mitch McConnell. As for Comey's firing, Sessions told senators that his recommendation had nothing to do with the Russian Federation probe, that he and his second-in-command, ... Read More »

Wyoming announces Mountain West basketball schedule

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Wyoming opens the conference slate at home against San Diego State on December 27. "Without really evaluating the home and aways and where they fit, we do know that this team will be competitive. 24 and Wednesday, Feb. 28, before hosting UNLV inside the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum for Senior Night on Saturday, March 3. Wyoming has the second date in MW play off on Saturday, Dec. Read More »

Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door

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Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir), who had been serving a 15-year prison term, was freed and evacuated from North Korea on Tuesday, as Rodman arrived in the reclusive country. The North has occasionally jailed USA citizens on charges ranging from hostile acts to illegal entry, and released them only after visits by high-profile figures including former president Bill Clinton. Read More »

Korea Trip off to Uncharacteristic Low-key Start

Rodman, one of the few people to know both of the nuclear-armed leaders, sported a black T-shirt advertising a cybercurrency used to buy and sell marijuana as he talked to reporters briefly before boarding his flight from Beijing to the North Korean capital. Read More »

Northam wins Democratic nomination for Va. governor

What makes Gillespie's close shave terrifying to Republicans everywhere is that Stewart ran a campaign based on cultural hyper-conservatism (especially an aggressive defense of Confederate monuments) and loyalty to Donald Trump . It also highlights a potentially rocky road for Gillespie and other Republicans in the general election in a state where Democrats have won every statewide contest since 2009 and Hillary Clinton won easily past year. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Counters James Comey's Story

Sessions, a former Republican U.S. senator and an early supporter of Trump's presidential campaign, is expected to be asked to explain why he told senators in January that he had no dealings with Russian officials last year while serving as an adviser to candidate Trump.In March he acknowledged he met twice last year with Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kislyak. Read More »

Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman , left, towers over North Korean children during his visit to Mangyongdae, the birth place of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. However, the two US doctors traveling with him have not been able to confirm that claim, the official said. A North Korean foreign ministry official said Rodman would stay until Saturday. Read More »

NBC's Megyn Kelly under fire for interview with Alex Jones

The decision to interview Jones, whose ideas are widely discredited, angered some relatives of those who died in 2012 when a 20-year-old man fatally shot 20 first-graders and six educators at the elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. After Kelly posted a teaser for the interview on Twitter this past Sunday night , Nelba Márquez-Greene, whose daughter Ana was killed in the shooting, posted a series of tweets criticizing the host for giving Jones a platform. Read More »

Jeff Sessions testifies to Congress in wake of Comey appearance

In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions also contradicted a contention made by former FBI Director James Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week. "Without in any way suggesting I had any conversations concerning pardons, totally apart from that", he told Feinstein, "there are privileges of communication within the Department of Justice that we share, all of us do". Read More »

Ex-Piston Rodman Tells Why He's in North Korea

The news came as flamboyant retired NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman - a former contestant on Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" reality show - flew to Pyongyang to resume his quixotic quest to broker detente between his U.S. An American college student who was released from a North Korean prison has been taken to an OH hospital for treatment. His current visit has already been roundly criticized by some for its timing, during high tensions between the US and North Korea over its weapons ... Read More »

Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

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An inferno engulfed Grenfell tower in Shepherd's Bush in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Mrs Foster said: "There's been a lot of commentary around the issues that we are talking about and it won't surprise anyone that we are talking about matters that pertain, of course, to the nation generally". Read More »

British leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with the EU."The Tory civil war on the EU which has ripped it apart since the Maastricht rebellions of the early 1990s, and which the referendum was supposed to solve, is now raging again", said Chris Grey, an academic who specialises in Brexit at Royal Holloway college in London . Read More »

Columnist Kirsten Powers: 'How was Sen. Harris hysterical?'

I don't really understand that. JASON MILLER: I believe this is the second hearing in a row with completely partisan screed. Harris followed up, "Sir, I am not asking about you the principle". GLORIA BORGER: You're being hysterical. POWERS: Yeah. I think she was. As she asked for a yes or no answer, Burr cut her off for the last time. Read More »