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But the majority was happy to back the more moderate and establishment-favored Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam over a liberal insurgent who sought to portray his candidacy as the tip of the spear of the anti-Trump resistance. "Perriello had a lot of support from national players, whether it was Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren or members of the Obama team", Chambers said.
  • Flint Official Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Role In Water Crisis

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    According to the AP, special agent Jeff Seipenko said that Lyon's failure to act caused the death of at least one Flint resident-85-year-old Robert Skidmore . So far 13 people have been charged in connection with the Flint water crisis , for misconduct and other counts connected with the emergency. "It's good to see that state Attorney General Schuette and his team are taking this matter seriously", Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said in a statement.
  • Did Trump just lay the groundwork to fire the special counsel?

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    At Comey's testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump had asked him to stop investigating former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn. Mueller is now leading the investigation into whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Except: Trump is probably very aware that Rosenstein testified to Congress last week that he would only fire Mueller for "good cause".
  • Poll Shows Most Doubt Trump's Respect for Institutions

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    The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Last week a Quinnipiac University poll found 32 percent of GOP respondents thought the president was not level-headed, while 21 percent said he did not share their values. Democrats' astonishment notwithstanding, the success of Donald Trump's usurpation of the Republican Party leadership is clearly in evidence in the attitudes of Texas voters, making any expectations that Republican elected officials can abandon him without penalty ill-advised.
  • Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

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    Williams and Capitol Police Agent David Bailey were also injured in the incident. Doctors say Scalise came to the hospital at "imminent risk of death", but Sava now says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility". But he recorded a message that played at the top of the game, paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise, who remains in critical condition following a shooting attack on the Republicans practicing for the game Wednesday morning.
  • Foster calls on Sinn Féin 'to tango' with DUP in talks

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    European Union officials see the start of Brexit talks on Monday as a sign Theresa May is accepting their format for negotiations but they expect no quick deals and are wary the prime minister may try to break with Brussels protocol. "That has always been our first aim and that is what we will do", the spokesman said. "The withdrawal and future are intimately linked". "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account".
  • Trump tweets about Clinton after news of obstruction of justice investigation

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    Mueller is now reportedly looking into the possibility that Trump obstructed justice by pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop the Russian Federation investigation. Comey testified last week that he also felt pressured to drop the Flynn probe. Rosenstein took over the Russian Federation probe soon after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself.
  • Daredevil hangs by her teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls

    Daredevil hangs by her teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls

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    She successfully hung from a hoop suspended by a helicopter.by her teeth. The 36-year-old mother-of-three was tethered to a hoop suspended from a helicopter 300ft above the water. From her father's side, seven generations were involved in performing stunts and they toured in Mexico City, NBC reported . During the performance, she also dangled from her knees, toes, and hands.
  • New York Times sues Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

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    Meanwhile, special counsel Robert Mueller - a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - has sought to beef up his investigatory firepower. and adviser Newt Gingrich - have deemed Mueller biased and worthy of dismissal. If Rosenstein were to recuse himself, Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand - who other than Rosenstein and Sessions is the only other Senate-confirmed official in the entire agency at the moment - would take over his responsibilities.
  • Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

    Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

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    She had struggled with an eating disorder, self harm, and suicide attempts of her own, but these weren't enough to convince Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz to grant Carter a not guilty verdict. " She is mindful that the process in the truck will take approximately 15 minutes ", Mr Moniz said during Friday's hearing. "If you point a gun at somebody, you're pretty much intending to shoot them", Gutterman said.