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The president showed no concern that the inquiry could be viewed as interference into an ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation probe - or that his conduct could be seen as a warning to Comey's eventual successor to steer clear of questions about the campaign's possible ties to Russia's election meddling.
  • Iran's Rouhani congratulates South Korea's Moon on presidential victory

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    Our Bae Joo-yon has this report. The Ministry of Unification said that the detailed report contrasted with its one-sentence dispatch in December 2012, when the former conservative President Park Geun-hye was elected. Moon Jae-in, the newly elected leader of South Korea, moved swiftly to mend ties with China on Thursday, announcing plans to dispatch a delegation to Beijing to resolve a festering dispute over the deployment of a U.S.
  • 8-year-old boy said he had fainted, school says

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    That student then pulls Gabriel into a wall. That's when he suddenly fell to the ground. The video shows Gabriel's motionless legs from the bathroom entrance as other students hover and walk past and around him. I feel he was cheated. "If Gabe's mom had known that her son was going to school every day and experiencing, and witnessing, and being involved in these violent, very unsettling events, she wouldn't have continued to send him there", Branch said.
  • Mama Winnie: Let's love all our children

    Mama Winnie: Let's love all our children

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    Some have more than one, in the form of stepmothers or others who have acted in a maternal capacity. I was also consulting at the same time, so I had to figure out early on how to make it all work. Mothers want you to improve, to grow up, to be something more than what you now are. Then, this is the place for you . I'm probably not the best person to be throwing stones (ironically being in a glass house isn't the worst thing about being in a glass house; heating and insulation is).
  • Monday Briefing: House Passes Obamacare Replacement Bill

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    Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME, who has been working on her own healthcare plan, said she was reaching out to moderate Democrats to try to find common ground. "Democratic lawmakers on Thursday sang "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" and waved goodbye at Republicans across the chamber, seeming to imply that plenty of their colleagues had jeopardized their seats in the 2018 midterm elections by passing the proposal to gut President Barack Obama's health care law".
  • Amtrak engineer faces charges in fatal 2015 derailment

    Amtrak engineer faces charges in fatal 2015 derailment

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    Judge Marsha Neifield ruled in their favor, ordering the district attorney to charge Bostian with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment. Philadelphia lawyers Thomas Kline and Robert Mongeluzzi, who helped negotiate the settlement, announced the judge's order late Thursday. The Attorney General's Office released a statement saying they had received the referral and were "carefully reviewing this important matter".
  • Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

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    These reasons contradicted the White House's assertions - and even the widely disseminated termination letter Trump sent Comey - that the dismissal was based on the recommendations of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who criticized Comey's handling of the email investigation into Hillary Clinton past year.
  • Arkansas Man Jailed In Deaths Of 3 People

    Arkansas Man Jailed In Deaths Of 3 People

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    A Texas police-reform bill named after a black woman found dead in jail following a confrontation with a white state trooper during a traffic stop has been stripped down to the point that some community organizers. "He had mental problems", the elder Bowden said of his son. The discovery of their bodies followed a law enforcement traffic stop along State Highway 27 where Bowden allegedly killed Yell County Sheriff's Deputy Lt.
  • Relations warm between U.S. and Australia

    Relations warm between U.S. and Australia

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    Prime Minister Turnbull, who spoke about his meeting with President Trump on Friday, indicated that there was a major turn in the relationship between the two men. "We'll quote you on the floor of the Senate". Regardless, Trump is correct that the USA lags behind other countries in health care service among industrialized nations.
  • Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

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    The two-year statute of limitations for charges in the May 12, 2015, crash was set to expire Friday. The Amtrak train bound for New York City crashed in Philadelphia, killing eight people and injuring hundreds. Epstein said private criminal complaints are often used in low-level crimes not witnessed by police or, sometimes, when charges are not filed for political reasons.
  • Russian Journalists Appeal to US Media's Professionalism

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin requested during a recent phone conversation that Trump meet with Lavrov, the official said. The move came a day after the Russian government tweeted its own photos of Trump shaking hands with both Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, who's suspected of being a key Russian spymaster operating in Washington, D.C.