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It will now be left to Mueller to decide whether Trump's actions in his interactions with Comey amount to an attempt to obstruct justice. The US President also said via Twitter on Thursday that he does not have any of the recordings previously mentioned.
  • State says appeals court erred in Dassey case

    State says appeals court erred in Dassey case

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    Among other charges, Dassey in 2007 was convicted of being party to first-degree murder in the killing of Teresa Halbach , a photographer who disappeared after she was known to have visited the salvage yard of Steven Avery , Dassey's uncle, in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
  • Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

    Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

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    But hackers successfully exploited a "small number" of networks, Liles said, likening the act to making it through a home's front door. Liles' remarks add some clarity to the breadth of the Kremlin's cyber mischief. Johnson provided few new details about the ongoing federal investigation into Russian meddling, which covers any potential coordination between President Trump's campaign and Russia.
  • Storm Cindy to weaken to tropical depression later Thursday morning- NHC

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    The system is moving north at 12 miles per hour, with winds at 40 miles per hour, according to a National Hurricane Center advisory. As per AccuWeather's report, the storm is now heading toward the north-northwest and according to their hurricane expert, Dan Kottlowski, the storm's center will likely make a landfall near the border of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday morning.
  • James Comey admits that he leaked the Trump memo

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    Comey said he refused on all points, told senators of the detailed memos he had written after his conversations with Trump and said he hoped those conversations were taped because he is confident of their veracity. He said they may call in Federal Bureau of Investigation officials, including those sitting in the room with Comey during one of his phone conversations.
  • Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Rain and Possible Flooding

    Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Rain and Possible Flooding

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    The tornado watch is in effect for Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Lafourche, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. "If you live on the water, though, that's what's going to happen". The storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas and possibly spawn tornados from southern Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, the NHC said.
  • Senate health care bill is unconsicionable

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    However, the credits would require people to purchase a less comprehensive plan, and would not be available to as many low-income people, according to published reports . SENATE: The draft legislation would phase out Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid over three years, from 2021 to 2024. The Senate bill also would allow low-income people, who might have previously qualified for Medicaid expansion, to get subsidies to help pay health insurance premiums .
  • Cooler weather returns to forecast today

    Cooler weather returns to forecast today

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    West wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Saturday NightA 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Temperatures will be stuck in the mid to high teens in most of Central and Northern Alberta today . Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
  • Corker To Closely Analyze Senate Health Care Legislation

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    Mike Lee, R-Utah; and Ron Johnson , R-Wis., said in a statement Thursday afternoon. "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor".
  • Obama: Senate bill is a tax cut, not health care

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    The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Or as Ezra Klein summed it up: "Policy after policy in the bill is built to achieve the same goal: making poor people pay more for less health insurance".
  • Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

    Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

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    The sit-in was organized by the Arc , which advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities . Organizers calling this a "die in". There were reports of blood on the ground and paramedics arriving on the scene. Initially, the demonstration was a relatively peaceful show of dissent, as a large number of protesters gathered outside of McConnell's office to voice their anger, with some yelling, "I'd rather go to jail than die without Medicaid!" McConnell's office ...