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In his PBS interview Monday, Ruddy said Mueller had several conflicts of interests in the special counsel position - especially because he was apparently considered by Trump to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the firing of former director James Comey .
  • US House passes bill to revise Dodd-Frank financial services reforms

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    The Dodd-Frank was passed as a consumer protection act in mid-2010 in response to the financial crisis - known as The Great Recession - which led to 165 failed financial institutions . Sen. Mike Crapo , the Republican chairman of Senate panel with jurisdiction over banks , said lawmakers have requested ideas on how to improve the economy from all stakeholders and that "Dodd-Frank is clearly a part of that".
  • Tiger Woods Arrested for a DUI

    Tiger Woods Arrested for a DUI

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    Police found Woods , 41, buckled in and " asleep at the wheel " of his auto on the roadway in the right lane on Military Trail in Jupiter at 2:03 a.m. Tiger's a friend . He's been great for the game of golf . "I expect more from myself too". The report also suggests Woods changed his story several times while being interviewed by officers.
  • Russia Investigators Demand Comey Tapes, If They Exist

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    The leaders of the House of Representatives intelligence committee said they have written to Comey, and also Don McGahn, the White House counsel, and asked him whether White House recordings or memos of Comey's conversations with Trump exist.
  • Attorneys general hope to force Trump financial disclosures

    Attorneys general hope to force Trump financial disclosures

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    The Justice Department said on Friday that plaintiffs in a separate lawsuit over the clause did not suffer in any way and had no standing to sue . "It actually started with a press conference as opposed to filing it, which is interesting", Spicer said.
  • Trump Friend Says President Weighing Firing Counsel Probing Russia Ties

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    With respect to this subject, only the president or his attorneys are authorized to comment. Ruddy is a member of Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club who has met with the president several times since Trump took office. While indications suggest that Trump fired Comey for not pledging his loyalty to him, Rosenstein previously wrote Trump a memo with a recommendation to fire Comey based on how he handled Hillary Clinton's email investigation.
  • Trump's revised travel ban blocked by second United States court

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    The ruling Monday says the president violated USA immigration law. He said that the executive branch is entrusted with the responsibility to keep the country safe under Article II of the constitution but "unfortunately, this injunction prevents him from fully carrying out his Article II duties and has a chilling effect on security operations overall".
  • CNN terminates relationship with comedian Kathy Griffin

    CNN terminates relationship with comedian Kathy Griffin

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    News anchor Cooper took to Twitter to voice his opinion on the debacle, saying he is "appalled" and the photo is "clearly disgusting". Trump tweeted Wednesday morning: "My children, especially my 11-year-old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this".
  • Microsoft Releases the Most Powerful and Poorly Named Console

    Microsoft Releases the Most Powerful and Poorly Named Console

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    Because we know different price points are important, and we know that for many customers, maybe customers who haven't jumped into this generation yet, the Xbox One S is a great console for them. According to Mike Ybarra, corporate vice president of the Xbox and Windows gaming platform at Microsoft , the new console is being built with the "premium customer, the gamer that expects the absolute best versions of the games".
  • Cosby's fate sits with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case

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    She said he told her it was herbal medication. " 'She'd remember it for the next 365 days and all the days of her life if there were a sexual assault in this case, ' the attorney said". For its case, the defense team briefly recalled a Cheltenham detective as its only witness. Cosby had said before the trial he would not testify.
  • Large hail and tornadoes hit parts of eastern Wyoming

    Large hail and tornadoes hit parts of eastern Wyoming

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    More than three other tornado sightings were reported in the state and in neighboring Colorado. Severe storms tore through areas of Wyoming Monday, with a series of tornadoes leaving damage and destruction in their wake. The NWS received a report of at least one injury after severe weather hit a community in Goshen County, WY. The area under a tornado watch included all of eastern Wyoming, the Nebraska Panhandle and north-central Nebraska and southwest South Dakota.
  • Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes when asked by WSJ

    Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes when asked by WSJ

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    In answering the Wall Street Journal the Secret Service said, 'In response to your request, the Secret Service has conducted a reasonable search for responsive records, ' the agency wrote. Members of Congressional committees investigating Russian meddling in the election have shown interest in whether Trump did tape his White House conversations with Comey or anyone else.