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Trump's allies have also begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and floating the idea that Trump might replace him. Trump, who isn't typically shy about leveling criticism, especially on Twitter, hasn't commented on the longtime former Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
  • Rutherford County homeowner captures GA escapees at gunpoint

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    Dubose and Rowe were both taken into custody without further incident or injury. Shortly after 5 p.m., the pair left in the couple's Jeep Cherokee because the engine of another vehicle didn't start, Swing said . "The burden of danger is off, and that's the greatest relief we have", he said. "They threatened them that they would be back if they didn't", Swing said.
  • Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial after jury deadlocks (copy)

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    Outside the courthouse, as Cosby stood silently behind them, members of his team criticized the case against him."This is what happens - juries are stuck when a prosecutor seeks to put someone in prison for things that are simply not presented in the courtroom", said Angela Agrusa, one of Cosby's lawyers.
  • Lehigh commits to upholding Paris climate agreement

    Lehigh commits to upholding Paris climate agreement

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    New French president Emmanuel Macron said that Trump had "committed an error for the interests of his country, his people and a mistake for the future of our planet". The presidents of Lafayette and Moravian colleges, as well as the mayors of Easton and Bethlehem, also signed the pledge. The reclusive regime, which has backed the Paris accord in one of the rare instances of cooperation with the worldwide community, argued that Trump's "America First Policy" has led to what it called a ...
  • Amazon shakes up retail with $13.7bn Whole Foods deal

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    The deal could be "transformative", Moody's lead retail analyst Charlie O'Shea said, "not just for food retail, but for retail in general". And it shakes up a US grocery industry that has been struggling to keep up with growing competition, both in stores and online.
  • Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

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    MedStar Washington Hospital Center says Scalise underwent surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a GOP lawmaker baseball practice Wednesday morning.
  • Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

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    Mo Brooks, who was on the list and present at the practice but unharmed by the shooting. Scalise's office released a statement from his wife Jennifer thanking people for their support and praising the two Capitol Police officers, Crystal Griner and David Bailey, who were injured while bringing down the gunman.
  • US Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Ship Near Japan

    US Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Ship Near Japan

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    The U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Dewey served as an escort for the Fitzgerald and has also returned to Yokosuka. Several crew members were injured in the incident around 2:30 am local time about 65 miles southwest of Yokosuka.
  • In Rare Moment of Bipartisan Unity, Senate Approves New Russia Sanctions

    In Rare Moment of Bipartisan Unity, Senate Approves New Russia Sanctions

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    On Wednesday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly, 97-2, to impose sanctions on Russian Federation for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The bipartisan measure would require the president to inform Congress before taking any action that could alter USA foreign policy "with regard to the Russian federation", including changes to the sanctions regime imposed by Obama in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 and meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Sheriff David Clarke reverses acceptance of Homeland Security role

    Sheriff David Clarke reverses acceptance of Homeland Security role

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    Clarke told conservative radio host Vicki McKenna during an interview last month that he had accepted the role of deputy secretary of Homeland Security. Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence, was a vocal supporter of Trump during his 2016 campaign.
  • Bill Cosby criminal case: 'Mistrial' declared

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    Mrs. Cosby shared her statement through her husband's Twitter account mere moments after Judge Steven O'Neill confirmed the deadlock Saturday morning. Instead, her lawyers flat-out accused her of lying. Cosby , 79, plead not guilty to three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault, writes the source .