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Trump's associates, so the timing of Comey's dismissal is raising the eyebrows of Democrats and even some Republicans. "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!" Sarah Huckabee Sanders had her trial by fire Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Trump may release tax returns, when 'out of office'

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    Comey was leading an investigation of Russian influence on the 2016 election and exploring whether any Trump associates had been involved. On Friday, a copy of the letter from the Morgan Lewis partners was made public by the White House after the president issued a series of tweets that appeared to threaten Comey and suggest that he had been secretly recording official meetings.
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    The speculation is unfolding even as Washington continues to grapple with President Trump's decision to abruptly fire FBI Director James Comey - a move Democrats suspect was created to quash the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the election.
  • White House playing 'dangerous game' on credibility — Fox's Chris Wallace

    White House playing 'dangerous game' on credibility — Fox's Chris Wallace

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    Wallace said he was particularly struck by one exchange during Friday's White House press briefing between White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Reuters reporter Jeff Mason. The White House has struggled to present a unified narrative about Trump's firing of Comey on Tuesday, which created a storm of speculation over the timing of the dismissal amid the FBI's probe into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
  • MTV Awards Celebrate Gender 'Fluidity'

    MTV Awards Celebrate Gender 'Fluidity'

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    Watson went on to praise MTV for their bold move and relayed that the award indicates that acting is the ability to put oneself in someone else's shoes without being separated according to one's gender. The show maintained its traditional irreverence with awards recognizing the best duo (Jackman and Dafne Keen of the film Logan ), best villain (Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead ), best tearjerker (hit TV drama This Is Us ), and best kiss (Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerone of Moonlight ).
  • Donald Trump demanded James Comey's loyalty and didn't get it

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    In a White House interview Thursday afternoon, President Trump told Lester Holt that he was preparing to fire FBI Director Comey regardless of the recommendations from the attorney general and deputy attorney general. McCabe's hearing came after Comey was unexpectedly fired by US President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening. "There's a big thing going on which is spying, you can call it anything you want - the unmasking and the spying - and to me that's the big story right now", he raved.
  • UN official calls for more work with disabled in North Korea

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    The agency revealed it is bringing experts from across a number of fields together to work out how to solve the North Korea problem once and for all. "South Korea and the US agree that now isn't the right time for talks" with North Korea, the official said, highlighting Pyongyang's ceaseless threats to carry out a nuclear attack.
  • Guy Ritchie brings boffo to 'King Arthur' tale

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    Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to the epic fantasy action adventure "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword". According to Hunnam , his co-star Djimon Hounsou is a beast at sword fighting, and kicked some major ass on and off the screen.
  • 'English language losing importance in Europe'

    'English language losing importance in Europe'

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    Mr Juncker delivered his address in French, joking: "I will express myself in French because, slowly but surely, English is losing importance in Europe". Mrs May criticised a German newspaper's account of her dinner with Mr Juncker earlier in the week and said: "Threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials".
  • Trump Lawyers Detail 'Immaterial' Income From Russian Sources

    Trump Lawyers Detail 'Immaterial' Income From Russian Sources

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    Trump has refused to release his tax returns, a break with decades of tradition. But they didn't release those returns or any other related documents, so there's now no way to independently verify the claims. Clapper's answer appeared to be less than a wholesale no - he said he'd seen nothing to concern him in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election but that he couldn't answer beyond that because it could interfere with an investigation.
  • Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

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    Kirkersville police Chief Steven Eric Disario, 36, died after responding to a call regarding a man with a gun, Thorp said. The gunman was found dead with the employees. The gunman, Thomas Hartless, 43, (pictured below), was also found dead. Thorp said approximately 23 residents were in the building when the bullets began flying.