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Considering that Trump strong-armed Rosenstein into writing a letter about Comey's performance in the first place - a letter that never actually recommended the ex-FBI director's firing - and that Rosenstein didn't know POTUS would use the letter as his justification for the decision, it's easy to see how dude would be annoyed.
  • FSU and UF begin play this weekend at the College World Series

    FSU and UF begin play this weekend at the College World Series

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    Before the game, LSU named Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise an honorary coach, and he will be given the game ball from the opener. "I'm not sure I've ever seen a runner score from first base on a strikeout". Jared Poche and Zack Hess would combine to shut down the Seminoles despite a leadoff hit. The Seminoles had a chance in the ninth, putting a runner in scoring position but Busby struck out to end the game.
  • US President Donald Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

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    The investigation into Trump reportedly began shortly after he fired FBI Director James Comey . "Nice." And then: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Kushner has become a top target in Special Council Robert Mueller's investigation of the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election for his business and financial dealings with Russian officials, the Washington Post reported .
  • Trump 'has no qualms' about throwing Rosenstein 'under the bus,' says source

    Trump 'has no qualms' about throwing Rosenstein 'under the bus,' says source

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    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from California, said she is becoming "increasingly concerned" that Trump will terminate both Mueller and Rosenstein. Trump initially used that memo along with a recommendation from Sessions to justify firing Comey. Meanwhile, The New York Times reported on June 16 that the general counsel's office of Trump's transition team has ordered staff to preserve all materials relating to Russian Federation or Ukraine, including any possible travel ...
  • Morgan hails brilliant England bowlers

    Morgan hails brilliant England bowlers

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    Now, with an eight-wicket, tournament-opening victory over Bangladesh under their belt, England go up against a New Zealand side in need of a win in Cardiff , their own curtain-raiser against neighbours and rivals Australia having been washed out.
  • Flash floods possible Monday in northwestern CT

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    Between 2 pm and 4 pm showers and storms will be moving through the Finger Lakes region. "Keep that in mind on Monday afternoon". The storm threat increases Sunday night, with the chance of precipitation at 90 percent and rainfall amounts between a half- and three-quarters of an inch possible.
  • US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

    US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

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    Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence has now hired legal counsel to represent him in the Russian Federation probe and there are media reports that the investigation has expanded to include the business dealings of White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner .
  • USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan's coast named

    USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan's coast named

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    John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, in an earlier statement. On Monday morning in Japan, the Navy's 7th Fleet identified the seven sailors who died. Most congestion occurs in the early hours of the day, and fast currents make it a tricky area that requires experience and skill to navigate. Japan's coastguard is conducting an investigation into the accident - including interviewing the Japanese-owned container ship's Filipino crew - although the USA has primary jurisdiction in ...
  • GOP lawmaker Scalise still critical though doctors 'encouraged'

    GOP lawmaker Scalise still critical though doctors 'encouraged'

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    Steve Scalise in a critical condition. During the assault, Scalise was shot by a 7.62 mm rifle bullet in his hip area and received serious injuries, including massive blood loss. Sava said the congressman remains sedated but was able to "respond to family members" and physicians. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said.
  • Trump attorney says president not under investigation

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    One of Donald Trump's personal lawyers has told reporters the President is not under investigation for obstruction of justice, but when pressed on the assertion, said he could not be certain. Justice, and Infrastructure, Healthcare and Tax Cuts in works!" he wrote. Those officials also claim that investigators are looking for evidence of any financial crimes among Trump's associates.
  • Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

    Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

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    Terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini, south of the city, on Wednesday morning. Police said five people were arrested around Khomeini's shrine on suspicion of involvement, while the intelligence ministry said a third team had been stopped before the attacks started.
  • US Democrats Warn Trump Against Firing Special Counsel Mueller

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    His comments follow revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey . They have tried to highlight the positive reviews that he received Wednesday when he made a statesman-like appearance in the White House to address the nation after Rep.