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As the administration took its first formal step towards Nafta renegotiations, the US Commerce Department launched an investigation on Thursday into Boeing's anti-dumping claims against Canadian rival Bombardier's new CSeries jetliners, drawing a threat from Canada to review a deal to buy Boeing fighter jets.
  • Trump Attacks James Comey on Twitter

    Trump Attacks James Comey on Twitter

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    Administration sources told The Daily Beast that the FBI's associate deputy director, David Bowdich, could be pushed out after playing an important role in the ongoing investigation that forced Flynn's resignation. "I said, 'If it's possible, would you let me know, am I under investigation?' He said you are not under investigation", Trump said in an interview Thursday with NBC News.
  • Penn State Student's Hazing Death Was No Accident, Grand Jury Says

    Penn State Student's Hazing Death Was No Accident, Grand Jury Says

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    Centre County DA, Stacy Parks Miller, said she believes "fatal levels of alcohol" caused Piazza's death, which initially was believed to stem from a stairway fall resulting in traumatic brain injury, she told NBC's " Today " Wednesday. Members allegedly deleted GroupMe, Facebook and text messages, ordered pledges to get rid of evidence of alcohol and told pledges to keep quiet about what had happened.
  • Flynn not cooperating in Russian probe: GOP Senator

    Flynn not cooperating in Russian probe: GOP Senator

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    Legal experts say it's unlikely Flynn would agree to turn over the personal documents because he would be waiving his constitutional protection against self-incrimination by doing so. Flynn resigned on February 13 at the request of President Trump after it was revealed Flynn had discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador and misled the Vice President and other administration officials about the nature of his conversations with Kislyak.
  • Former FBI chief James Comey to testify in Russian probe

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    A Washington Post report, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, said a senior Trump adviser is now considered a "person of interest" in the law enforcement investigation into whether Mr Trump's campaign associates co-ordinated with Russian Federation in an effort to sway the 2016 election.
  • Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

    Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

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    Reacting to Rothschild being tossed for mumbling about the strike zone during a mound visit, Girardi's simmer turned to boil in a Billy Martin-esque way - concluding his tirade by spreading dirt over home plate with both hands. Judge had belted his MLB-leading 15th homer of the year off Andriese in the second inning. The 6-foot-7 Judge dropped his bat and calmly went to first base after being struck.
  • US, Saudi agree arms deals worth almost $110 billion: White House

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    Trump has fueled the Russian Federation controversy by firing the man who was originally leading the Russian Federation probe, FBI Director James Comey, in an apparent bid to stop the investigation. Seated among the United States advisers were the most powerful members of the Saudi government, including Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the powerful son of the King who is advocating for major reforms in the kingdom.
  • Joe Lieberman Is Too 'Extreme' for Bernie Sanders

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    The president departed yesterday on his inaugural overseas trip, a four-country, five-stop journey tour of the Middle East and Europe that will keep him out of the country for more than a week. Senate Republicans praised Mr Lieberman, a Democrat turned independent, while Democrats were less effusive about their former colleague. "We developed a close relationship as he worked in the CT state legislature and then as attorney general", Sandman said.
  • Saudi FM: Riyadh confident in Trump's abilities to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace

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    While receiving the country's highest civilian honor, Trump seemed to bow to King Salman . Mr Trump was greeted by King Salman , they exchanged a handshake and Mr Trump said it was "a great honour" to be there. Senior adviser Ivanka Trump, traveling as part of the presidential entourage, was also seen not wearing an abaya. U.S. president Donald Trump will use his first visit to the Middle East to call for unity in the fight against radicalism.
  • Ex-FBI Director James Comey Hid Among Curtains to Avoid Trump

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    Perhaps the most anticipated witness is former FBI Director Comey, who was sacked by Trump and reportedly wrote memos alleging the president pressured him to halt a probe of Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser. House members and senators said Rosenstein in his briefings steered clear of specifics in answering questions about his appointment of Mueller but made clear the former FBI director, will have wide latitude to pursue the investigation, potentially including criminal ...
  • Dustin Johnson tied for 3rd at Byron Nelson

    Dustin Johnson tied for 3rd at Byron Nelson

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    But even Hahn admitted the biggest crowd will probably not be following the final group. Garcia beat Brooks Koepka in a playoff previous year to become the first two-time Nelson victor since Irving became the tournament's home in 1983. "Everything was kind of clicking", Day said after the round, per the PGA Tour. "I feel like things are in balance now with regard to what happened earlier this year".
  • Gowdy Expected to Take Chaffetz's Post as Head of Oversight Committee

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    But for House Republicans, the timing of Chaffetz's spotlight-grabbing Comey subpoena has become more than an annoyance. The decision comes days after Chaffetz took an aggressive posture after reports emerged that former FBI director James Comey alleged in private memos that he had been pressured by President Trump to end an investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser at the time.