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However, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt responded to requests from the oil and gas industry, moving to delay these safeguards (along with several other requirements). The Trump administration violated the Clean Air Act in suspending critical protections against methane leaks and other unsafe air pollution from the oil and gas industry last week , according to a lawsuit filed today by the Natural Resources Defense Council .
  • Trump heads to OH to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis

    Trump heads to OH to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis

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    The fact that infrastructure now appears to have turned into a partisan exercise, too, underscores the poisonous atmosphere in Washington as an undisciplined president courts controversy over Twitter and an angry liberal base goads Democratic lawmakers to battle him at every turn.
  • Public works projects on Trump's agenda for Ohio visit

    Public works projects on Trump's agenda for Ohio visit

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    As the White House tries to shift the focus back to Trump's legislative agenda, the president traveled to the Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati to argue his case for efforts to fix aging levees, dams, locks and ports, as well as his larger public works aims.
  • 3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

    3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

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    Graham Spanier , once the nation's highest paid public school president, and two other former Penn State officials are due to be sentenced on Friday on child endangerment charges in Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas in Harrisburg. All have all been convicted of child endangerment in the case. The university has paid almost $250 million in settlements, legal bills, fines, public relations and other costs stemming from the scandal.
  • Fmr. FBI Director James Comey's prepared testimony released

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    Comey says: "You will get that from me". This includes one conversation where Comey says the president requested a loyalty pledge from him. In it Mr Comey refers to detailed memos he says he wrote after each one-on-one conversation with the President.
  • Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

    Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

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    Trump said that as he campaigned across the country previous year, people often asked him why the US was spending money to rebuild other countries when the roads and bridges they travel on needed rebuilding, too. Trump has denied any collusion between Russian Federation and his campaign. A White House "signing ceremony" had the president sending a toothless letter to Congress.
  • Major League Baseball looking into social media claims against Addison Russell

    Major League Baseball looking into social media claims against Addison Russell

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    Melisa's best friend, however, reportedly accused Russell of hitting Melisa in front of their kids in a comment that has since been deleted, according to Larry Brown Sports . She may not want to be with Russell, but she probably wants him to provide for their two young children. "Should I keep the list going??" After an All-Star season for the championship Cubs last season, Russell is struggling this year.
  • What's it like to work alongside James Comey?

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    Marc Kasowitz, the outside lawyer representing President Trump and to whom the White House has been referring questions regarding the Russian Federation investigation, released a statement on Wednesday evening hailing Comey's account.
  • Trump Pushes Public Works Agenda, Health Care On Ohio Visit

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    Eastern Time. The speech can be viewed live in the embedded YouTube player via The White House. "If a private company comes in and says 'We're going to invest in your port, ' they're going to want a return on their investment". Infrastructure projects may be costly, but most of the jobs they generate are temporary. "The Democrats are destroying health care", he said. "Let's not have a few financiers whispering into the ear of the president to determine what our infrastructure policy will be, ...