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The president said he never pressured Comey into dropping the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, and added that there was no "collusion between me and my campaign and the Russians". "And I hope he will be", Trump said. He also specifically brought up the ongoing Russian Federation investigation. "In fact, when I chose to just do it [fire Comey], I said to myself, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made up story, it's an excuse by the ...
  • United States executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

    United States executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

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    And now, the question is: What happens to those inmates after the lethal injection drug supply expires? A spokesman for Gov. Asa Hutchinson called it "an involuntary muscular reaction". and other countries using capital punishment. The OHCHR was especially concerned "that these executions were scheduled based on the expiration date" of the sedative used for the lethal injections.
  • Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

    Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

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    Sources said technicians at the dam had fled as fighting intensified in recent days, and on Thursday a fix team was on standby to enter and assess any damage to the structure after the SDF finished clearing mines laid by ISIL. The Trump administration says it will supply the Syrian Democratic Forces, of which the YPG is the main component, with heavier weapons ahead of a push on the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the IS group's de facto capital.
  • Spicer declines to answer whether Pres. Trump records Oval Office conversations

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    CBS Evening News, citing a source who has spoken with Comey, said on Twitter that Comey hopes there are "lots of tapes ". The President has long insisted the investigation will not discover any wrongdoing. Comey has not confirmed Trump's account. Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he has had with Trump. Mr Comey had initially declined to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door hearing.
  • British Columbia Energy at Stake With Vote Too Close to Call

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    Weaver and others want to join with me, I'm happy to do that". Based on the current results, the Greens could prop up the Liberals or form a coalition with the NDP, as 44 seats are needed for a majority. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers industry lobby group, whose members depend on export routes such as Trans Mountain, said: "We're prepared to continue to advocate for our interests".
  • Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy

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    Bowden released the hostage about 30 minutes before he gave himself up to law enforcement. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge also responded to Mainhart's death in a statement , referencing the deputy's mission to his community. After the suspect was arrested, he was taken to a hospital and is expected to be transported to the Conway County jail, authorities said. After police found Mainhart's body, they found the bodies of two unidentified women at a nearby home where the ...
  • Nigeria Chibok girls: 82 released after three years

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    The women's minister said the recently-released 82 would be reunited at another facility in the capital with 24 of their classmates who were released or found a year ago. But it was the mass kidnapping of 276 girls in April 2014 that horrified the world and brought the extremist group global attention. They are in Abuja taking part in a rehabilitation program.
  • PM arrives in China to attend OBOR forum

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    Washington is sending a delegation led by Matt Pottinger, special assistant to the president and senior director for east Asia at the National Security Council. Pakistan's Ambassador Masood Khalid was also present. A rail cargo link between China and Central Asia across the northern Afghan province of Balkh opened in August and the country is discussing possible Chinese investment in rail, hydropower and fiber-optic networks.
  • Obama's Chicago library is going to be a little bit flashy

    Obama's Chicago library is going to be a little bit flashy

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    Obama, who grew up in the city's historically Black area, says in the clip above. To jumpstart that effort the former president announced he and his wife had donated $2 million to a Chicago summer jobs program with the aim of revitalizing communities that will neighbor his center's campus.
  • Ransomware cyber strike 'biggest in history'

    Ransomware cyber strike 'biggest in history'

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    Britain's health service was also hit hard today as the attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, shutting down wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing medical treatments to a screeching halt. A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a "kill switch" that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware - for now - that has caused the cyberattacks wreaking havoc globally.