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In the interview, Trump insisted that he always meant to fire Comey , undercutting the initial White House explanation that he acted on the recommendation of top justice officials who criticized the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's handling of a probe into Hillary Clinton's emails.
  • The Kardashians Were Spotted Filming at Planned Parenthood in Los Angeles

    The Kardashians Were Spotted Filming at Planned Parenthood in Los Angeles

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    Forty-two percent of women in Ryan's district live in Racine and Walworth counties, where there are two Planned Parenthood health centers, but no community health centers offering reproductive care, according to Planned Parenthood. "Planned Parenthood preventative care saved my life", she said. While this is still a possibility, there is no stopping for insurers to cut numerous most basic cares for women out of the insurance packages, while simultaneously increasing the premiums, making ...
  • 'Biggest ransomware attack in history' targets nearly 100 countries

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    What did Theresa May say in response to the attack? "A number of countries and organizations have been affected". CNN has not independently confirmed that number. Affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the United States delivery firm FedEx and many other organizations.
  • Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

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    Mr Trump and Mr Comey have presented two competing narratives about what happened between them during a January dinner in which it is said the President asked Mr Comey to pledge loyalty to him. Though Trump firing Comey was legal, it's also possible that it was an "obstruction of justice", a punishable offense that occurs when an otherwise lawful act is wrought with corruption.
  • Senator Markey says Senate GOP will reject House health care bill

    Senator Markey says Senate GOP will reject House health care bill

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    They weren't waiting for final passage to celebrate. He told Fox News Sunday that he thinks "the Republican Party will be rewarded" when the health care legislation to replace President Barack Obama's overhaul becomes law. The White House says it will practice patience as Senators propose changes to the bill before voting. The bill that passed was, in many respects, worse than the original that was rejected in March, giving states the ability to seek waivers to requirements that ...
  • Djokovic, Nadal advance to 3rd round in Madrid Open

    Djokovic, Nadal advance to 3rd round in Madrid Open

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    Novak Djokovic staved off a huge upset in his first match since splitting with his long-time coaching team to beat Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in the second round of the Madrid Masters on Wednesday (May 10). On the other side of the draw Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas advanced to his first ever Masters series semi-final by outlasting German wonder kid Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-0, 6-4.
  • Mexico border apprehensions hit 17-year lows

    Mexico border apprehensions hit 17-year lows

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    The number of apprehensions in April fell 8.7 percent from March, a break from the usual seasonal patterns. "In contrast to the policies of the Obama administration, Trump has called for speedy deportations and additional detention centers to house apprehended undocumented immigrants so they are not released into United States prior to their hearings".
  • Olympic evaluators praise Los Angeles, but will LA get the bid?

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    The Evaluation commission was treated to the full LA experience during a whirlwind visit that included a glitzy, celebrity packed party at the home of Los Angeles bid chief Casey Wasserman , playing some basketball at the Staples Center and hitting the Santa Monica beach along with a tour of the Memorial Coliseum that anchored the 1932 and 1984 Summer Games and will be a centrepiece again should LA get the 2024 Olympics.
  • Explaining Comey's Firing Challenges White House Advisers

    Explaining Comey's Firing Challenges White House Advisers

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    Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been filling in for Spicer on one of the White House communications corps' more demanding days, giving the members of the press a chance to test the resolve of their substitute teacher. Trump's decision to terminate Comey's tenure, effective immediately, drew comparisons to the Watergate scandal that brought down Richard Nixon, and stunned Washington .
  • Trump Signs Executive Order to Form Voter Fraud Commission

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    President Donald Trump named Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as vice chairman of his new Commission on Election Integrity on Thursday, an appointment that has infuriated both Democratic politicians and civil rights groups. "Further, it's extremely hard to see how Trump's proposed commission can be objective and impartial given Secretary Kobach's leadership role". While Mr Trump won the election by 304 electoral college votes to 227, Mrs Clinton comfortably won the popular vote, ...
  • Sally Yates' Testimony Raises More Questions About White House Counsel Don McGahn

    Sally Yates' Testimony Raises More Questions About White House Counsel Don McGahn

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    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday dismissed former acting Attorney General Sally Yates as President Trump's "political opponent". "I believed it'd be very unfair to hear from somebody we don't even know and immediately fire them", he continued, referencing Ms Yates's warning and the fact that she is not in his inner circle.
  • Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

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    Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, also says the version that gets to the president will likely differ from the House measure. President Obama came out of retirement in March to insist that his health care reform wasn't a "job-killer." Obama defended his signature achievement in Boston Sunday night while accepting the John F.