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Sturm, Ruger shares were up more than 1% Friday afternoon while American Outdoor Brands was rising just under 1%. "It may be Pocahontas, remember that". It's a familiar refrain for Trump, who's used the name to refer to Warren's heritage many times before. "We must be vigilant, and I know you all are up to the task".
  • Trump planned to fire 'showboat' Comey regardless of DOJ recommendation

    Trump planned to fire 'showboat' Comey regardless of DOJ recommendation

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    Trump added that the other two instances were in two phone calls with Comey and admitted that during one, he asked if his actions were being examined. "He's a showboat. He's a grandstander. A dinner was arranged", Trump said. I was going to fire regardless of recommendations. President Trump on Thursday called fired FBI Director James Comey a "showboat" and "grandstander" who Trump meant to fire regardless of any recommendation from the Justice Department.
  • Trump's broadside at 'showboating' Comey

    Trump's broadside at 'showboating' Comey

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    In the interview with NBC News, the president also revealed he had planned to fire Mr Comey all along - contradicting the previously stated reason that he sacked him on the advice of his attorney general Jeff Sessions, as well as his deputy attorney general.
  • No. 16 WT Advances in NCAA Championship

    No. 16 WT Advances in NCAA Championship

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    With a 1-0 lead after doubles , the Golden Bears #1-singles player Maegan Manasse, ranked #34 nationally, kept Cal in control with a 6-3, 6-2 win over #81-ranked Sybille Gauvain. (2) Nick Crystal (USC) vs. Josef Dodridge (UW) - 5-7, 3-3 susp. The freshman class carried the momentum through into singles with Hinojosa recording the first victory on court six, 6-1, 6-0, against Marina Vicens Miquel and Shakhraichuk posting the second on court five, 6-0, 6-1, over Maria Maldonado.
  • Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman

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    The sheriff says the hostages escaped when a shot was sacked at the chief. The last communication DiSario had with authorities indicated that he had the suspect in sight, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said, and Thorp assumes that the chief engaged Hartless before he was shot.
  • Judge Orders Charges Brought Against Amtrak Engineer, Reversing Prosecutors' Decision

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    The DA's office said it referred prosecution of the involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges to the state attorney general to avoid any possible conflict of interest. Thomas Kline and Robert Mongeluzzi, attorneys for 32 other crash victims, joined Sprague in his request for criminal charges. Earlier this week, the Office of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced that it would not charge Bostian, the train's engineer, despite saying that Bostian was ...
  • Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Seek 'Most Serious' Charges, Stricter Sentences

    Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Seek 'Most Serious' Charges, Stricter Sentences

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    As more public officials at all levels of government (municipal, state, and federal) come out in support of cannabis legalization, confidence can be built back up to record levels for cannabis stock investors. Though Holder did say that prosecutors ordinarily should charge the most serious offense, he instructed them to do an "individualized assessment" of the defendant's conduct.
  • Trump suggests he may cancel all White House press briefings

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    Mr Comey chose to announce there would be no investigation because, the letter says, "he believed Attorney General Loretta Lynch had a conflict". "I was going to fire regardless of [his] recommendation". Trump desperately needs to convince restive Capitol Hill Republicans that his colossally chaotic presidency won't lead to disastrous results for them in the 2018 election.
  • Jordan welcomes UNESCO vote in favour of Palestine

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    Israel and UNESCO had a similar showdown in October after the body passed an Arab-sponsored resolution that criticised the Jewish state for restricting access to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in annexed east Jerusalem . During a speech at an Israel Independence Day event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Pence said that the president is giving "serious consideration" to moving the USA embassy "as we speak".
  • Trump to finally launch voter fraud panel

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    Tasked with examining the registration and voting processes used in federal elections, the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity must submit a report to Trump on practices that enhance and undermine Americans' confidence in voting integrity.