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Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, made a first court appearance on charges of aggravated murder and attempted murder Tuesday in a Portland, Oregon courthouse. The Portland, Ore ., man accused of killing two men after they stood up to him as he shouted anti-Muslim hate speech will be arraigned today. SIEGEL: Now, this was Christian's arraignment.
  • The Trump-Comey He Said-He Said Is Now Officially On

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    I don't think you did anything wrong. "Who would do that?" MORE: Analysis - Comey goes nuclear in showdown with TrumpHe said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing.
  • The tortured explanations of Trump's tweets make no sense

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    And, as Politico reports , a new poll shows that the majority of American voters - including the majority of Republican voters - agree on one thing: The president tweets too damn much. Although Democrats were most likely to express concerns about the president's tweeting and its potential impacts, some Republicans also appeared to have reservations about Trump's Twitter use.
  • India rejects US President's allegation on Paris climate accord

    India rejects US President's allegation on Paris climate accord

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    The president is looking at "perhaps a new construct of an agreement", he added, noting that Trump believes the issue "is still important and that he wants to stay engaged". "But American sovereignty matters", Haley said . "I just want to be clear on this: You're not willing to acknowledge that calling climate change a Chinese hoax is just a big box of insane?" As RollCall later pointed out, the President never used the term "climate change" itself in the speech.
  • Trump won't say if tapes exist; would testify under oath about Comey

    Trump won't say if tapes exist; would testify under oath about Comey

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    One day after the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired testified before the Senate , President Donald Trump says he's also willing to testify under oath. Mr Kasowitz said yesterday following the hearing that Mr Comey could be investigated for leaking information, and suggested he may have lied in his sworn Senate testimony .
  • Why Comey never ordered an independent probe into Clinton's emails

    Why Comey never ordered an independent probe into Clinton's emails

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    Though the bulk of his testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence focused on President Trump's decision to suddenly fire him and the Kremlin's alleged influence , conservatives seized on the Lynch comments, interpreting them as Lynch's attempt to interfere with the Clinton probe and "downplay" its importance.
  • ABC Scores Huge NBA Finals Ratings with Possible Sweep Looming

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    Game 4 in Cleveland will be shown on the huge overhead scoreboard at Oracle, the seats are all tinged in gold and a huge "Strength In Numbers" banner - the team motto - is on display as well. No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and it doesn't appear any team is equipped to hang with these Warriors, who may go down as one of the best ever.
  • Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russia probe would be 'appalling'

    Warner says any Trump attempt to quash Russia probe would be 'appalling'

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    The top USA intelligence official told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him if he could assist in getting former FBI Director James Comey to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of its Russian Federation probe, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
  • Watch Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

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    Four top intelligence community leaders testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday in a hearing that grew uncomfortably testy at times, as all four witnesses dodged questions about their interactions with President Donald Trump related to the Russian Federation investigation.
  • United Kingdom arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

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    A 27-year-old was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts and a 33-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, police said . The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for its "fighters" carrying out the attack. Officials said assailants plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge using a van, then drove to Borough Market , where they attacked people with knives.
  • How the United Kingdom election vote was swung

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Friday seek to form a new government, resisting pressure to resign after losing her parliamentary majority ahead of crucial Brexit talks. Some political analysts doubt a Conservative minority government with support from the DUP would last over the long term, and think a second election is likely.
  • NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying

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    The hearing is focused on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), though there are likely to be questions involving the firing of former FBI Director James Comey and Russian interference in the 2016 USA election. Privacy advocates criticized the push to make Section 702 permanent, arguing that regular reviews of the law were necessary to conduct appropriate oversight and prevent potential abuses.