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Telemundo, in the moments before Comey started, also showed a simulated reconstruction of Trump and Comey meeting in the White House, with conversations in Spanish printed in cartoon-like bubbles over their heads. Thursday's hearing included discussion of that email investigation, as Comey disclosed that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch instructed him to refer to the issue as a "matter", not an "investigation".
  • UAE says more Qatar curbs possible, warns against Iran involvement

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    Qatar has rejected the accusations, calling the accusations "unjustified" and "baseless". Qatar's ambassador to the USA said Tuesday that he and other leaders were "surprised" by President Trump's tweets taking credit for four Arab nations cutting ties with his country.
  • Chicago Police: Officers Fatally Shot Teen Who Fired at Them

    Chicago Police: Officers Fatally Shot Teen Who Fired at Them

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    Police say a gun was recovered at the scene. The man was pronounced dead, police said. A 34-year-old man was hit in his right leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital. Per CPD policy both officers have been placed on desk duty for 30 days and the Independent Police Review Authority is now investigating the case. The specifics of the incident, including the use of force, remain under investigation by the Independent Police Review Authority.
  • 'Career is over' after Trump severed head photo, says Kathy Griffin

    'Career is over' after Trump severed head photo, says Kathy Griffin

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    She soon took down the photo from her social media, but the damage was already done. Though Griffin apologized within hours of the images appearing online Tuesday, they were met with swift and widespread condemnation. Pierce was not at all moved by Griffin's tearful plea and believes she is the only one to blame for her troubles. Griffin likely won't be charged, he says.
  • Comey Will Be Pressed On If Trump Interfered With Russia Probe

    Comey Will Be Pressed On If Trump Interfered With Russia Probe

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    Comey is no longer employed by the Trump Administration", the lawmakers' letter to White House general counsel Don McGahn read. Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday that the Senate Intelligence Committee could use the help of a special investigator as its sprawling investigation into Russian meddling in the November election - and whether there was any collusion with President Trump's campaign team - continues to widen.
  • Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are, 'Statements By The President Of The United States'

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    Even still, that means millions of actual people are watching as Trump uses his mobile phone to alienate allies, attack the free press, ignore hate crimes, and disseminate misinformation on a daily, and sometimes hourly basis. "He's very quick to make rash tweets out or they're very random-seeming", said Steele. "The viewpoint-based blocking of our clients is unconstitutional", wrote attorneys at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University in NY.
  • Climate accord was bad deal for US -- Joseph Tripalin

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    In 2015, 195 countries agreed in Paris to set individual targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions , with the shared goal of limiting the rise in average global temperatures to less than 2 degrees Celsius. It's the kind of leadership the USA has historically exercised on the world's stage. The good news is that, regardless of American participation - the Paris Climate Accord will remain intact.
  • The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words

    The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words

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    Kushner's financial disclosure documents show no mention of his family's substantial art collection, standing in stark contrast to the reports of other White House officials such as Treasure Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross , who disclosed massive collections and their stakes in famous works of art.
  • EPS for Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN) Expected At $4.98

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    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its position in shares of Vail Resorts, Inc . 12/21/2016 - Vail Resorts, Inc . had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at MKM Partners. with MarketBeat .com's FREE daily email newsletter. With 6.59 million avg volume, 4 days are for Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG)'s short sellers to cover PG's short positions.
  • Police shooting in traffic stop clearly murder

    Police shooting in traffic stop clearly murder

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    Opening statements are set to begin Thursday morning. Tensing was a University of Cincinnati officer. A prosecutor has told OH jurors that evidence will show that the 2015 police shooting of a black unarmed motorist was clearly murder , while the defense attorney says the white officer shot to "stop the threat".
  • Comey's statement gives both Democrats and Republicans something to pick on

    Comey's statement gives both Democrats and Republicans something to pick on

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    White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was unsure if the president read Mr Comey's testimony after its release. And Comey said he had so little faith in Trump's truthfulness that he felt compelled to document all of their conversations in writing, something he never did with Barack Obama and George W.
  • Kathy Griffin and the real extremism

    Kathy Griffin and the real extremism

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    The graphic image caused an uproar, with prominent Trump critic Griffin being forced to apologise for the "stunt" in a grovelling video. "A comedian's job is to push buttons", she said. Griffin's infamous execution project on President Donald Trump . See a partial video of Needles' performance in the video below. Despite all of this, it appears Griffin will stay the course, promising during her press conference that she will continue to poke fun at Trump, adding "It's scary to be a ...