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by | June 08, 2017 | 14:39

The Times says some of the officials bragged about ties to Flynn. With regard to former CIA Director John Brennan's shocking testimony Tuesday morning that he confronted a Russian counterpart about election meddling last summer, Warner said the committee is now looking into it.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:16

According to his opening statement , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director began chronicling his conversations with Trump immediately after their first meeting on January 6, recalling that he began composing the initial memo in an Federal Bureau of Investigation vehicle outside Trump Tower upon leaving the meeting.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:55

Christopher Wray would replace acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who took over the position after Comey was sacked. He now works at King & Spalding as a litigation partner , specializing in the defense of individuals and corporations in white-collar criminal cases - and even represented New Jersey GOP Gov.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:29

After Saturday's attacks in the London Bridge area that claimed seven lives, for example, Trump panned the mayor for telling the public there was "no reason to be alarmed " by the atrocity. "MSM [Mainstream media] is working hard to sell it!" the president wrote. Trump reportedly was invited by Prime Minister Theresa May after his inauguration in January this year.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:44

That kind of lead would give May a majority of 96 seats in parliament, up sharply from the working majority of 17 that the Conservatives had in the previous parliament. "Give me your backing to lead Britain, give me the authority to speak for Britain, strengthen my hand as I fight for Britain", May urged voters on Tuesday in Stoke-on-Trent, the city that registered the highest vote for leaving the European Union.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:23

The amendment, approved by 71 percent of voters in November, expands legal use beyond the limited prescriptions for low-strength marijuana allowed under a 2014 law. If the legislation passes, lawmakers want the Department of Health to grant 10 new licenses, first to qualified nurseries that tried to get a license previously but were beaten out for the license by another company.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:23

Before joining the Trump administration, Secretary Kelly served as the top Marine commander in Iraq. "We stand in awe of your son and his courageous sacrifice", Trump told David and Rose Byers, the parents. "Thank you for joining us as we honor the courageous warriors who gave their lives for ours-Spending their last moments on this earth in defense of this great country and its people", Trump began.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:39

Former FBI director James Comey may have set an impeachment trap for US President Donald Trump , with his written testimony suggesting Trump tried to obstruct justice by derailing an investigation. Comey recounts his conversation with Trump, explaining that "He then said, 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go".

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:10

Comey could offer new details regarding discussions with Trump about the federal investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible coordination with the Trump campaign . Former Connecticut U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman had been in the running for the top job at the F.B.I. but withdrew his name from consideration last month .

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:29

He reminded the audience that the United States was spending money all around the world while it's own infrastructure was falling apart. "When a lock fails, all the barges stop", he said. I mean, every single thing", a frustrated GOP president said. "That's why they lost the House , they lost the Senate , and they lost the White House ", he added.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:51

Kansas has rejected the years-long tax-cutting experiment that brought governor Sam Brownback to worldwide attention and provided a model for the Trump administration's troubled tax plans . Brownback and allies have staunchly defended the cuts, while most agree they have not achieved its economic goals while deeply hurting government services such as education and infrastructure.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:20

The 33-year-old also did a Facebook Live broadcast from his old dorm room. "If I had to support my family growing up instead of having time to code, if I didn't know I'd be fine if Facebook didn't work out, I wouldn't be standing here today", says the Harvard alumni.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:22

In an early morning two-sentence tweet, Trump said he meant to nominate Christopher Wray , a high-ranking official in George W. Bush's Justice Department who represented New Jersey Gov. In 2004, Wray was among the top Justice Department officials, including Comey and then-FBI Director Robert Mueller, who threatened to resign after the Bush administration tried to bring back the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program that the organization found illegal.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:06

Wray also served as Chris Christie's lawyer during Bridgegate , the investigation into the closing of traffic lanes over the George Washington Bridge leading from New Jersey into NY. Wray also worked in the Clinton Justice Department during the late 1990s as an assistant US attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. "I have the utmost confidence in Chris".

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:31

He says when victor was arrested Saturday on suspicion of the leak, she was interrogated by police without an attorney present. "She's not a flight risk", said Gary Davis , Winner's stepfather. Victor is accused of removing highly classified information from a government facility in Georgia and then disseminating it to The Intercept . But the NSA has operated a $286 million complex in Augusta since 2012.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:52

Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey are now serving life sentences for Halbach's murder. The case gained national attention in 2015 after Netflix aired " Making a Murderer ", a multi-part documentary examining Halbach's death. Officials involved in the case have denied any misconduct. Authorities who worked on the case say the series was biased. Several key pieces of evidence from the case were tested again, after Zellner made that request in August of a year ago.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:31

In responding to his opponents explanation for her earlier comments, Jon Ossoff says that he is hopeful that Handel's original words during the debate clearly illustrated the difference between her political ideology and his own. Not to mention sharing the debate clip of the Republican candidate openly saying the seemingly damning words, "I do not support a livable wage" far and wide.

by | June 08, 2017 | 08:07

They want to see us all come together. "Every single thing is obstruction", the president continued, adding that "if I was in that party, I would not do it that way". Still, he said the industry is concerned about Trump's recent budget proposal, which he said could result in higher costs for the commercial users that finance the waterways' upkeep.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:56

In a written statement submitted in advance of Comey's expected testimony Thursday, the former FBI director also confirmed reports that in an earlier Oval Office conversation, Trump made what Comey interpreted as a request to end an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , saying the FBI chief should "let this go".

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:46

Comey was reluctant to say this publicly, however, because doing so would require a public correction if the FBI investigation ever did shift to Trump .The president, however, wanted him to go public. As FBI director, James Comey was in charge of a " highly significant " investigation into Donald Trump's alleged connections to Russian Federation.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:32

With Stoops gone, only four active coaches have Division I football championships on their resume: Alabama's Nick Saban with five, Ohio State's Urban Meyer with three, and Clemson's Dabo Swinney and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher with one apiece.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:33

He then also held all four majors and became the first man to break the $100 million prize money barrier. "A year ago he was also playing really well and I had to play one of my best matches on clay to beat him", he said. Plus, Djokovic had appeared in a record six consecutive semifinals in Paris . "I have lived on that wave of excitement, I guess, 'til the U.S. Open or so".

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:14

The Governor of California , the largest state in the usa, took opposition to Mr. Trump's about-turn on the Paris Agreement a step further when he travelled to China for conference on climate warming at about the same time the President was making his announcement .

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:31

The applications process for SUNY and CUNY students seeking free college tuition is now open, officials said. The Excelsior Scholarship, which Cuomo signed into law alongside Hillary Clinton in April , is taking applications from students whose families make up to $100,000 a year - a threshold that will increase to $125,000 when the program is fully phased in in 2019.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:50

As the altercation escalated, Lopera punched Farmer with a closed fist multiple times - and used a "rear naked choke" on him to stop what he believed to be a carjacking in progress, police said. Lopera encountered Brown outside near a pickup truck and warned him he was going to get shocked, employing the stun gun two seconds later, police said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:18

The Washington Post separately reported on Tuesday that Coats told associates in March that Trump asked him if he could intervene with then FBI Director Comey to get the FBI to back off its focus on Michael Flynn , the former national security adviser, in its Russian Federation probe, according to officials.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:38

They would remove the restriction of requiring a license to carry a concealed pistol and let people voluntarily get education or training (or not) since a permit would not be required. But if they didnt have a concealed license, were to put on a coat and it were to obscure the pistol, that citizen could be now be charged with a felony.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:37

The celebration, which is symbolized by a rainbow flag, is a positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equal rights, increase their visibility as a social group, build communities , and celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:20

Spicer said, "I have not had a discussion with him (Trump) about that". There is a universe where, each morning, the president of the United States confers with a well-briefed cadre of communications professionals before drafting policy statements to the American people.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:12

In the capital, Kabul, police say a rocket struck the Indian diplomatic compound without killing or wounding anyone. Taliban took responsibility for the rocket attack, but claimed to have hit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in the capital.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:55

Despite bipartisan complaints about his continued 140-character habit, Trump has persisted in making his views known on social media. Sessions traveled extensively with Trump, often speaking before him at events and serving as a surrogate to the then-Republican nominee.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:17

Trump fired the previous director, James Comey , and has since admitted he did so because of Comey's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation. The Times says Wray isn't "known as a partisan", but he has donated consistently to Republican candidates, including John McCain and Mitt Romney's presidential races, though, notably, not during the 2016 election.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:53

An affidavit by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Justin Garrick said the government found out about the leaked documents from the news outlet that received them. Authorities zeroed in on victor because she was the only one who had been in email contact with the news organization, according to the affidavit. Winner's mother, Billie Winner-Davis, told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday she fears prosecutors will try to make an example of her daughters to show that they are ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:28

Iran's state broadcaster said a security guard was killed at the tomb and that one of the attackers was slain by security guards. The IS group often claims attacks around the world, even when links to the group can not be confirmed. The two attacks, which wounded dozens of people, are likely to deepen enmity and the regional battle for power between Saudi Arabia and Iran. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attacks or if they were coordinated.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:49

He was first promoted to principal deputy then in 2003, Wray was nominated by President George W. Bush to serve as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the department's Criminal Division, he served in this position till 2005. The announcement comes almost a month after Trump unceremoniously fired James Comey , who had been leading the investigation into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 election.