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According to the report , Trump asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to him, but Comey refused, saying "he would always be honest with him, but that he was not "reliable" in the conventional political sense". "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!", Trump wrote in a flurry of early-morning tweets.
  • Deputy, 2 others dead in rural Arkansas shooting: state police

    Deputy, 2 others dead in rural Arkansas shooting: state police

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    Arkansas State Police is assisting local law enforcement in the search. The ASP said Friday the suspect was James Arthur Bowden and not James Michael Bowden, 32, as originally stated Thursday during a press conference. The deputy was found by a passerby, who notified police. Following his retirement, Mainhart joined the Yell County Sheriff's Department where he had been for five years.
  • White House denies Comey loyalty pledge — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking

    White House denies Comey loyalty pledge — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking

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    But just days later, Trump criticized Comey for "protecting" Clinton, despite the FBI's conclusion that criminal charges were unwarranted.following the election, President Trump called Comey "more famous than me". Donald Trump said he expects to make a "fast decision" on a replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey, perhaps before he departs the US on May 19 for his first foreign trip as president.
  • Trump vows to work as 'mediator' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

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    Trump said he believes Israelis and Palestinians are both willing to make a peace deal, adding that he does not think it will be as hard as people thought. The Arab Peace Initiative refers to the 2002 Saudi Arabian proposal to trade an Israeli-Palestinian settlement based on the 1967 lines for a comprehensive Israeli peace with most of its Arab neighbors.
  • Trump order relaxes rule on churches' political activity

    Trump order relaxes rule on churches' political activity

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    It would also provide " regulatory relief " for organizations that object for religious reasons to a provision of Obamacare that requires employers to provide health services that include coverage for contraception. Vander Plaats says religious liberty goes back toAmerican Roots.and no person in the country should be afraid to face government punishment for remaining true to scripture because it's culturally sensitive.
  • Spicer may address Russian Federation probe in news briefing

    Spicer may address Russian Federation probe in news briefing

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    Rather than talk with Comey - "man to man", as President Trump would probably characterize it - the Federal Bureau of Investigation received an email notification, and Trump sent his longtime bodyguard over to their headquarters with the official paperwork.
  • Comey is 'not anxious about any tapes'

    Comey is 'not anxious about any tapes'

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    Trump said he would not talk about the existence of any tapes. "Yes, that's true", Trump said. In 1973, President Richard Nixon sacked Archibald Cox, the Watergate special prosecutor who was seeking access to tapes of presidential conversations that ultimately led to Mr Nixon's resignation.
  • Protesters spell out 'Resist!' at Trump golf course near LA

    Protesters spell out 'Resist!' at Trump golf course near LA

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    New shot. 200 of Indivisible San Pedro forming letters RESIST! This is not the first time protesters have targeted the Trump National Golf Club, which is owned by President Donald Trump. Protesters also recently cut down trees at a Trump golf property in the Bronx. Trump sent a message to his detractors in and ex-FBI Director James Comey on Saturday during his speech to more than 18,000 graduates at Liberty when he said: 'Nothing is easier or more pathetic than being a critic'.
  • Boy, 8, beaten unconscious days before days before killing himself

    Boy, 8, beaten unconscious days before days before killing himself

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    A handful of parents and others were demonstrating outside the elementary school attended by an 8-year-old OH boy who killed himself days after he was knocked unconscious. The email from the homicide detective, which was shared with The Associated Press, describes what he saw in the surveillance video. For months after his suicide, Gabriel's mother had no knowledge of the trouble in the school bathroom.
  • Fire Near Georgia-Florida Border Spreads in Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge

    Fire Near Georgia-Florida Border Spreads in Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge

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    Winds gusts of up to 25 miles per hour and low humidity boosted chances of the fire's spreading on Sunday, according to a statement issued by forestry and firefighting officials. A temporary shelter has been opened in the gymnasium at the Folkston Elementary School. Charlton County schools were closed on Monday. "We'll offer them cots and we'll feed them", said Larry Nesmith, regional emergency coordinator for the Red Cross.