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Or did Trump fire Comey as a way to stop the Russian Federation investigation from going forward? The President tweeted on Friday morning that he was "being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!".
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    Remember, Lynch had earlier in June consented to an impromptu face-to-face meeting with former President Bill Clinton in a jet on the Phoenix airport tarmac, right as the Justice Department was gearing up to look into Hillary's questionable email habits, which may have exposed both USA secrets and undercover agents to Chinese and Russian hackers.
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    They signed oversized cards for the wounded. "You see some of the evidence about the shooter coming out and his politics - his politics were his religion", Davis said of 66-year-old James T. Authorities also were going over a mobile phone, computer and camera taken from Hodgkinson's white van, which was parked near the ballfield. He said he talked with Republican team manager Joe Barton of Texas after the shooting and they agreed that that "we shouldn't let incidents like this or ...
  • Ryan on Mueller: Let special counsel 'do his job'

    Ryan on Mueller: Let special counsel 'do his job'

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    High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller , the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the USA election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign. "Is the President now considering firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller who is now overseeing the Russian Federation investigation", speculated ABC Anchor David Muir during World News Tonight .
  • Vigil for North Royalton murder victims

    Vigil for North Royalton murder victims

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    The suspect in a triple homicide in northern OH is actually believed to have killed a total of five people in a 24-hour period. He is accused of murdering Suzanne Taylor , 45, and her daughters, Kylie Pifer , 18, and Taylor Pifer , 21, of North Royalton .
  • Minnesota Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile

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    Castile's shooting was among a string of killings of blacks by police around the US, and the livestreaming of its aftermath by Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, attracted even more attention. Castile's death sparked protests across the country and flamed tensions between police and civilians. Theresa St. Aoro brought flowers Friday to the spot in Falcon Heights, outside Minneapolis , where Castile was shot.
  • Dangerous heat to build across Southwest with some records in jeopardy

    Dangerous heat to build across Southwest with some records in jeopardy

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    EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY FOR ELEVATIONS BELOW 5000 FEET. TEMPERATURE.102 to 116 degrees. Temperatures upvalley could be substantially hotter. Californias Heat Illness Prevention Standard requires employers to train workers on the signs and symptoms of heat illness, provide shade when temperatures exceed 80 degrees, develop emergency response procedures and train workers on how to execute those procedures when necessary.
  • Trump says he'll hold Cuban gov't 'accountable'

    Trump says he'll hold Cuban gov't 'accountable'

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    Diplomatic relations, restored only two years ago, will remain intact. "Officially, today, they are rejected". Before detente - Before former President Barack Obama launched detente with Cuba in December 2014, most Americans without family ties to Cuba traveled to the island on expensive guided tours dedicated to full-time "meaningful interaction" with the Cuban people and - in principle at least - avoiding activities that could be considered tourism, which is illegal under USA ...
  • Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; thousands protest

    Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; thousands protest

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    In another development, the city of St. Anthony announced on its website that Yanez is no longer employed by the city as a police officer. The aftermath of the shooting caused a national furor when it was live-streamed on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend, who was a passenger in the auto.
  • Trump Cuba policy reversal means few immediate changes

    Trump Cuba policy reversal means few immediate changes

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    The speech, which came as the President signed a directive outlining his posture toward Cuba, is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to chip away at Obama's legacy. "They are cosmetic changes that don't mean anything", he said in Spanish. "But the road to hell is paved with good intentions". The change in the USA posture toward Cuba under Trump marks the latest policy about-face by the president.
  • Across the USA, counter-protests are planned as Anti-Sharia marches

    Across the USA, counter-protests are planned as Anti-Sharia marches

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    A national group is planning an "anti-Islamic-law" protest Saturday in Roseville. Those opposed to Islamic law were also staunch Trump supporters. As demonstrators across the nation gathered to protest Sharia law , a part of Islamic tradition, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community here in Milwaukee isn't making much noise but has a message that speaks volumes.
  • Congressional Baseball Game played day after shooting at practice

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    Since then, Scalise has undergone multiple surgeries and procedures to stop the bleeding and fix bone. Despite the hospital's comment about Scalise's progress, " critical condition " is still defined by the American Hospital Association as a state in which vital signs are unstable and in which "indicators are unfavorable".