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Asked what he told Sessions about a conversation with President Donald Trump , Comey answered that he did not fill his boss in on a January 27 dinner because he expected Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian probe. Given that as Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey was overseeing the probe into Russian Federation and its possible collusion with the Trump team, the firing has led to questions about potential obstruction of justice.
  • Close aides to Donald Trump subpoenaed over Russian Federation ties

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    Cohen told ABC on Tuesday that he "declined the invitation to participate, as the request was poorly phrased, overly broad, and not capable of being answered". Nunes' role in the issuing of subpoenas has been a sore point behind the scenes in the House investigation ever since he announced he was recusing himself from leading the Russian Federation investigation.
  • Escaped prisoners shoot, kill guards in Putnam Co

    Escaped prisoners shoot, kill guards in Putnam Co

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    Sills called the two men "dangerous beyond description" and said anybody who knows their whereabouts should call 911. Rowe and Dubose then managed to overpower two Baldwin State Prison transfer sergeants, taking their guns and fatally shooting them, according to Sills.
  • Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat

    Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat

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    In an effort to further pressure his Hamas rivals, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says his West Bank government will stop paying Israel to provide electricity to Gaza. After this reduction, each household will have less than two hours electricity every day. Besides electricity, Egypt will supply Gazans with more freedom of movement, increasing the number of permits issued to Gazans to exit the Strip.
  • Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement

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    While announcing his controversial decision, Trump said he was motivated by a campaign pledge to put American workers first. President Donald Trump withdrew the USA from that agreement last week. Murray, a coal industry veteran, says Trump's move supports coal jobs in the USA and was the "right thing to do for America and the world". "It's not as if Walmart is now going to suddenly reverse itself".
  • Golden State Warriors win the NBA Finals

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    The capacity crowd, most dressed in Warrior gold T-shirts, cheered and sang along with the tune "We Are The Champions " as confetti fell. Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. And as great as the Warriors are, you look back on this series and think that they all should be on their way back to Cleveland for Game 6. J.R.
  • Charlie Gard: Judges extend life support until June 19

    Charlie Gard: Judges extend life support until June 19

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    Strasbourg judges have told doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital to continue providing life-support treatment to Charlie until midnight on Tuesday to give them time to examine papers filed by his parents' lawyers. Justice Francis stated that, although the USA doctor in question was happy to treat Charlie, the therapy has never been used to treat this form of mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome.
  • Cabinet briefed on plans for Government deal with DUP

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    Speaking on BBC Radio 4 over the weekend Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to former Prime Minister Tony Blair (and chief British negotiator during the 1998 Good Friday Agreement) noted that allying with any party in the highly divided political landscape of Northern Ireland was one that past governments had avoided for a reason.
  • Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Without Good Cause

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    In an interview on CNN's "New Day", Ruddy said, "I think it is a consideration the President has had because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel". Lindsey Graham of SC tried to clarify where that line for "good cause" was. "I think that he should be more cognizant of making sure that the people who come to work with him are non-partisan, for his own credibility", Bennett said of Mueller.
  • Stanley Cup viewership up 18% over 2016 — Sportsnet

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    We just kept finding ways. "He carried us at different times of the season, carried us through two rounds of the playoffs, turned it over to Murray. "He was our leader and picked up the team when we needed it". That's something neither Patrick Roy, Ken Dryden or Cam Ward ever managed, but the 23-year-old Murray finished this Final shutting out Nashville for the final 146:52.
  • Authorities work to identify Notre-Dame hammer-wielding man

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    The government plans to ask parliament to extend it from July 15, its current expiration date, until November 1. This is breaking news and will be updated as soon as soon details are presented. In April, an attacker shot at a police van in the center of the capital, killing one officer and wounding two. He is shot dead - and the assault is claimed by IS.
  • UK's May cracks joke about election disaster

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    The Scottish National Party (SNP) won 35 seats, the Liberal Democrats 12 and the Democratic Unionist Party 10 in the election. Party leader Arlene Foster seemed buoyant as she arrived at May's Downing Street office and her happy mood continued even after May left for the House of Commons without comment.