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Tillis later tweeted a written message and video of him in a hospital bed. WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina collapsed during a race in Washington , D.C., Wednesday morning and was taken away in an ambulance.
  • Teens climb up Golden Gate Bridge, hang from cables

    Teens climb up Golden Gate Bridge, hang from cables

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    The video first posted on May 7 on YouTube, by the user Peter Teatime and Tommy Reactor, shows the pair climbing the 750-foot San Francisco bridge without any safety gear around dusk. "It's a pretty innocent thing", Teatime said. The district said in a statement that security systems keep people from harming the bridge, but acknowledged that the trespassing incident "raises questions about how such an unauthorized climb was possible and the potential harm to drivers, pedestrians, ...
  • Nets Sprint to Hammer Trump With Comey Memo, But Haven't Seen It

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    Legal experts point to two opinions written by the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) in 1973 and 2000, both concluding that indictment or criminal prosecution of a sitting President would impermissibly undermine the capacity of the executive branch to perform its constitutionally assigned functions.
  • Israel Was Source Of Intel Trump Shared With Russians

    Israel Was Source Of Intel Trump Shared With Russians

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    McMaster said in a statement. This morning (May 16), Trump defended his actions in a tweet , stating: "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. The person who described the Comey memo to the AP was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. He also said "the president wasn't even aware of where this information came from".
  • Convicted transgender soldier will stay on active duty

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    Not everyone thinks Manning should be released this week. While deployed, Manning leaked more than 700,000 classified military and State Department files, including battlefield footage, to WikiLeaks . Manning , an Oklahoma native, was convicted in 2013 of 20 counts, including six Espionage Act violations, theft and computer fraud. A fundraising page set up by friends and family in February to assist Manning after her release has raised $150,000.
  • Anti-Semitic taunts tweeted at Charlottesville mayor

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    The rallies come just weeks after the Charlottesville City Council voted to sell the statue of Lee that stands in the historic park, The Daily Progress reported. Earlier in the day, he addressed a similar demonstration centered around the statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in nearby Jackson Park.
  • Dylann Roof jail videos: Jokes, spats, no mention of 9 slain

    Dylann Roof jail videos: Jokes, spats, no mention of 9 slain

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    The footage, which can be viewed at the federal clerk's office by appointment, sees Roof laughing with his parents on some occasions, and then provoking them on others. Moreover, Roof's defense was seemingly hampered by his own lack of concern - he believed that he would be pardoned in "four or five years". In the final video conversation, Roof talked with his mother and her boyfriend on December 27, 2016.
  • Power Forward Chase Jeter Transferring from Duke to Arizona

    Power Forward Chase Jeter Transferring from Duke to Arizona

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    Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski praised Jeter after his decision to leave his program, per the team's official website : "Chase has been an outstanding young man in our program for the last two years". Jeter was a highly touted forward/center out of high school (ranked 11th overall in the class of 2015 according to ESPN), hailing from Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

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    John Cornyn bowed out of contention Tuesday as a possible replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey , ending speculation about what might otherwise have been a wide-open scramble for his long-held Senate seat. It turns out Cornyn was withdrawing himself from consideration at almost the same time. John Cornyn has removed himself from consideration, his office announced Tuesday.
  • Captain of crashed jet described as experienced

    Captain of crashed jet described as experienced

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    Emergency responders spent more than an hour extingushing the fire, which police said torched cars in the parking lot. "We are happy to say that none of our facilities, vehicles, or employees were damaged". Both the pilot and co-pilot died in Monday's crash. The jet had flown from Teterboro to Bedford, Massachusetts, early Monday morning. While it's hard to accurately track accident rates on high-performance small planes used for corporate aviation and charter flights, a Bloomberg ...
  • White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

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    Vice President Mike Pence and National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, right, shake hands before the start of the President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joint new conference in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Friday, Feb.