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Brennan said that he first picked up on Russia's active meddling last summer and, in an August 4, 2016, phone call with Alexander Bortnikov , the head of Russia's FSB intelligence agency, warned him against further interference. The intelligence Trump shared has been reported to have come from Israel. John Brennan told members of the House intelligence committee he feared the Kremlin had sought to suborn associates of the Trump campaign, and that the FBI investigation into the ...
  • NFL commissioner announces league will allow for more on-field celebrations

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    Finally, instead of allowing just one player to return from IR in a season, the teams will now have the opportunity to bring back two players from IR during the year. Asking them to play for potentially another 15 increases risk of injury when players are already exhausted, especially for those coming off a short week.
  • Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

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    Among many other provisions, the bill would effectively freeze enrollment in expansion states by ending the enhanced federal contribution at the end of 2017. "The new changes do not adequately protect people with pre-existing conditions". Under AHCA, those extraordinary costs would be covered by taxpayers.
  • Wins third straight national men's tennis title

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    Virginia opened the match by taking the doubles point, which was the first time all tournament the Tar Heels failed to do so. To beat a team as good as them four times in the same season is so hard. Furman and Stachowiak earned the highest-ranked doubles win of their careers versus No. 19 Eddy Covalschi and Josh Hagar of Notre Dame with 6-2 victory as Duke went on to upset the Fighting Irish 4-3.
  • Manchester concert explosions treated as a 'terrorist incident'

    Manchester concert explosions treated as a 'terrorist incident'

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    There was some panic at about the same time when a shopping center near to the concert venue was evacuated by police. Reports that the Holiday Inn hotel near the Manchester Arena had taken in children who have been separated from their parents or guardians were later confirmed to be false.
  • Mueller Approved By Justice Dept. Ethics Team, Despite Former Law Firm's Ties

    Mueller Approved By Justice Dept. Ethics Team, Despite Former Law Firm's Ties

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    But Coats did say that politicizing intelligence was inappropriate - and that he'd made that position clear to the Trump administration. The Republican-controlled committees have become more aggressive in seeking documents for ongoing investigations - including some from the Treasury Department related to money-laundering.
  • Black Congressman Gets Lynching Threats Over Call for Impeachment

    Black Congressman Gets Lynching Threats Over Call for Impeachment

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    One caller used a racial insult and threatened Green with "hanging from a tree" if he pursues impeachment. Another warns that "you ain't going to impeach nobody". Articles of impeachment were brought against Bill Clinton for perjury (lying under oath) and obstruction of justice , but there is little doubt that there were also partisan motivations behind the charges .
  • Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

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    Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Tuesday morning. We've yet to dive into the weeds of USA president Donald Trump's latest budget proposal , but we're pleased to see he is proposing some long-overdue cuts to the federal behemoth - as much as $3.6 trillion over the coming decade, as a matter of fact.
  • Chattanooga area bracing for severe weather, possible tornadoes Wednesday

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    Due to the amount of wind shear in the atmosphere a weak, brief tornado can't be ruled out either, though the chance is slim. When the rain arrives, our prime areas to watch will be for times of heavy rain and some strong wind gusts. A cold front will move into the Carolinas on Monday and stall, bringing another round of unsettled weather to start next week. TONIGHT: Scattered rain and thunderstorms through the night.
  • Rouhani: S.Arabia needs ballot boxes not arms

    Rouhani: S.Arabia needs ballot boxes not arms

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    In similar comments, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran derives stability from the people and not the coalitions. Iran and Azerbaijan have major plan in the field of transportation and are working on a joint railroad project which will link the European Union and Russian Federation, through Azerbaijan, to Iran's Bandar Abbas in Persian Gulf.