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Separately, the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia also filed a lawsuit this week on similar grounds. The CREW suit centers on foreign tenants in New York's Trump Tower and the swarm of foreign dignitaries who have flocked to the new Trump hotel in Washington , D.C., some of them openly saying they hope their stays bring favor with the White House.
  • Sessions Denies Improper Contacts With Russians

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    Testifying last week before the same panel, Mr Comey recalled that Mr Trump had asked him to "let go" of a probe into one-time national security adviser Michael Flynn - exposing the President to accusations of obstruction of justice , a potentially impeachable offence.
  • No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller

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    Mueller is a former FBI Director who unlike Trump understands how Washington , D.C works. In what became known as the Saturday Night Massacre , President Richard Nixon ordered then-Attorney General Elliot Richardson to fire Cox. Ruddy, who is a friend of the president's, said on PBS Monday, "I think [Trump is] considering perhaps terminating the special counsel..." He thinks Trump is "weighing that option".
  • Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Formally Takes Office

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    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated H. E. Mr. Leo Varadkar on assuming office as Taoiseach of Ireland . Describing how a young Leo was always interested in politics, his uncle, Avinash Varadkar, told ANI that once when he visited Leo's family in Ireland back in 1998, even then as a child, Leo talked about politics.
  • U.S. Defense Secretary mentions Taiwan at Asia Security Summit

    U.S. Defense Secretary mentions Taiwan at Asia Security Summit

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    The comments by Mattis, during the annual Shangri-La Dialogue, show how U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is looking to balance working with China to restrain North Korea's advancing missile and nuclear programs while dealing with Beijing's activities in the South China Sea .
  • Play Ball! Congressional Baseball Game Goes On in Defiance of Shooting

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    Almost every year for more than 100 years, members of Congress from both parties face off in a friendly, but competitive, baseball game. The 2017 Congressional Baseball Game will be played Thursday evening. Hodgkinson , from IL, died in hospital of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun battle with Capitol Hill police. The Illinois congressman grew emotional as he described seeing his colleague, Rep.
  • Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire

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    The chairman of Xerxes and its largest shareholder is the corporate grandee Tony Rice, who is a former chief executive of the telecoms multinational Cable & Wireless and is also a trustee of the housing charity Shelter. Rising among the stylish town houses that define west London prosperity, the charred remains of Grenfell Tower on the edges of Notting Hill now serve as an ominous reminder of the British capital's vast disparities.
  • Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch

    Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch

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    He was shot by Capitol Police and died of his injuries. Special Agent Bailey, a 2007 graduate of NCCU, was assigned to the security detail protecting Scalise. He wore a purple boot and gear from LSU. Republicans and Democrats were fighting for bragging rights as one unit - Team Scalise. "We will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence, or assaults on our Democracy, " President Donald Trump said in a videotaped message at the game.
  • Russia verifying whether it killed IS leader in airstrike

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    The ISIS-run Aamaq news agency did not confirm the death of the militant leader. In a statement, the Russian military said drones had been monitoring the area in expectation of IS leaders' gathering. Syrian troops and allied militias advanced within miles of a strategic airbase controlled by USA -backed forces west of Raqqa city on Thursday, the United Kingdom-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.