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The developments of the past week have been very bothersome, very disturbing to me, I think in many ways our institutions are under assault, both externally, and that's the big news here, Russian intereference in our election system. Mike Rogers of MI and Sen. Trump fired Comey last Tuesday. John Cornyn of Texas. Republicans hold 52 seats in the chamber to Democrats' 48. Chuck Schumer is more fallout from Trump's firing last week of FBI Director James Comey - and the evolving reasons for ...
  • US to seek social media details from certain visa applicants

    US to seek social media details from certain visa applicants

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    It adds that "if it appears... that the applicant has been in an area while the area was under the operational control of a terrorist organization ..." Donald Trump's administration is planning to ask people applying for visas to live and work in the U.S., to let officials review five years' worth of social media posts.
  • Experts see instability in the legislature after B.C. election

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    Asked what stopped the NDP from winning, Horgan said the game was still on. The Liberals broke out to an early lead, but the seats in favour of the NDP grew swiftly as more votes were counted. Traditionally, the party in power - the Liberals - get the first chance to convince the lieutenant governor that they can form government, especially if they have the largest number of seats.
  • Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit

    Australian banks lick wounds after tax hit

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    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that would be unwise. In Opposition, the Liberal Party's shadow treasurer Joe Hockey in 2010 described then Treasurer Wayne Swan's mining tax as "a bad tax" that would be "a disincentive for further investment".
  • Spicer: Trump's threatening Comey tweet was 'not a threat'

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    But in his chat with Holt for NBC's Nightly News , Donald Trump said that Comey's departure would "lengthen" the investigation . In his short letter to Comey, Trump made a specific point of mentioning that he "appreciated" how the FBI told him three times he was not personally under investigation over Russian Federation.
  • Comey not anxious about possible Trump tapes

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    Comey instead told Trump he could count on his honesty, the Times said. Democrats accuse the Republican president of trying to dent the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe by firing Comey , and have called for a special counsel to investigate the Russian Federation issue.
  • With 'tapes' tweet, Trump evokes Nixon's White House

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    Former FBI chief James Comey had been investigating possible collusion between Mr Trump's election campaign officials and Moscow. Trump's statements, through a tweet and later television interview, threaten a Washington institution that is the most high-profile forum for journalists to question the government about policy and the news of the day.
  • Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new FBI director

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    Hewitt did critique Trump's suggestion that the White House cease holding briefings. But he wound up creating new headaches for the White House, including with an apparent threat to Comey. President Trump has many financial holdings that could arguably constitute "conflicts of interest", particularly if concrete evidence will emerge from them that violates the Constitution's "emoluments clause".
  • FBI's Comey says Russian Federation not done hacking United States politics

    FBI's Comey says Russian Federation not done hacking United States politics

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    Comey meanwhile refused to comment on where the Russian Federation investigation stands now or who on the Trump team is being examined for possible collusion with Moscow. Comey said he knew it would be unorthodox to alert Congress to that discovery 11 days before Americans picked a new president. "I've gotten all kinds of rocks thrown at me and this has been really hard, but I think I've done the right thing at each turn".
  • Three students killed, five hurt as auto falls off a flyover

    Three students killed, five hurt as auto falls off a flyover

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    The deceased were reportedly students of Delhi Institute of Professional studies. One of the girls was thrown out of the window as the fall crushed the car's roof. "When we straightened the vehicle we found all the youths in it unconscious". Residents of a JJ colony next to the railway tracks used stones and iron rods to rip open a door of the auto to pull out the youths.
  • Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

    Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

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    This directive comes from the wake of Global system outage due to wannaCry Ransomware. The Russian interior ministry's computers affected by the WannaCry virus aren't military-use machines; they're old computers in police stations and service centers, the ones that are always the last to get an upgrade.