• NSA Whistleblower's Parents Say They Fear For Her Safety

    NSA Whistleblower's Parents Say They Fear For Her Safety

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    The Intercept's report of the leaked document was published shortly before a government contractor was arrested on suspicion of leaking classified information to an undisclosed news organisation. WikiLeaks accused the journalists at The Intercept of helping the NSA track victor down so fast, because they handed over the printed documents.
  • Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

    Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

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    Most presidents say very little that hasn't been varnished by a team of lawyers and buffed by at least a couple PR people. This trollish appreciation misses the main effect, that Trump imperils his own agenda, much of which we agree with, when he tweets from the hip.
  • Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

    Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

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    Johnson's mother, Pattrice Sewell, said that her daughter had called her back in 1996 and told her "something is going on" with Cosby, saying that people at William Morris were "telling lies" and that Cosby was trying to "get rid" of her.
  • Bounty hunters, fugitive die in shootout at Texas auto dealership

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    Fugitive Recovery and Extradition. As Bernal and Garcia approached Hutchinson with guns drawn, Hutchinson tried to pull a pistol from his waistband but ended up dropping it on a desk, police said. They said Hutchinson broke free and began firing his gun, with the bounty hunters firing back. "You got to really watch yourself, it is getting more unsafe for police officers and bounty hunters - anyone in law enforcement across the United States every single day".
  • Macron tells Qatar Emir important to preserve stability in Gulf

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    Trump said the leaders he met on a Middle East trip had warned him that Qatar was funding "radical ideology" after he had demanded they take action to stop financing militant groups. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 6, 2017So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off. He also called the suspension of ties with Qatar "the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" In a call with Sheikh Sabah on Monday, Qatari leader Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad ...
  • Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony

    Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony

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    Last month, the Times reported that Trump asked Comey to stop looking into Flynn in an investigation that focused in part on the former national security advisor's links to Turkey and Russian Federation. But The New York Times , which first reported the interaction with Sessions, said it came after Trump had asked Comey in February to end an FBI investigation into Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn .
  • GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

    GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

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    The House GOP bill would end this enhanced match in 2020. Further, the GOP bill would allow insurers to cease providing coverage of essential health benefits , including "maternity care, mental health and substance abuse benefits, rehabilitative and habilitative services, and pediatric dental benefits".
  • Young soccer player disqualified for looking 'like a boy'

    Young soccer player disqualified for looking 'like a boy'

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    Mili, who has played since she was five, was moved up to her club's 11-year-old team after showing her ability amongst girls her own age. A Nebraska family said they are outraged after their 8-year-old daughter and her soccer team were booted from a tournament.
  • Comey Told Sessions He Didn't Want To Be Alone With Trump

    Comey Told Sessions He Didn't Want To Be Alone With Trump

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    Comey made the request of Sessions one day after Trump asked that of the ex-FBI director in February, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing former and current law enforcement officials. Comey was abruptly fired by Trump in May. "At the end of this, will some people jump up and down and say there's an obstructing offense?" one source said.
  • Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

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    The pushback came after Graham asserted in speaking with reporters that Paul was " irrevocably gone " and wouldn't support the Senate GOP effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare . "They were really broad", Sen. But getting the support of at least 50 of the 52 Republicans in the senate remains a hard prospect. "One of the most encouraging aspects of these discussions is they have not been litigated in the press", he told reporters Tuesday.
  • Trump berates his team on ban

    Trump berates his team on ban

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    In a series of early-morning tweets, Trump urged the Justice Department to ask for an "expedited hearing" at the high court and seek a "much tougher version" of the order temporarily blocking travel to the US from a half-dozen majority Muslim countries.