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Comey said Wednesday that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents had found emails on a laptop computer used by Anthony Weiner , the husband of a top Clinton aide, and thought they might include some missing emails from Clinton's first months at the State Department.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation director defends decision to announce Clinton e-mail probe

    Federal Bureau of Investigation director defends decision to announce Clinton e-mail probe

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    But he said the only other choice, "concealment", would have been "catastrophic". It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election. "I appreciated Comey's candor", said Kennedy. "But I thought this is the best way to protect these institutions we care so much about". Grassley also grilled Comey about a recent New York Times report of an email that described assurances made by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch that she would protect Clinton by making ...
  • Penn State head calls student's death sickening

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    But Piazza fell down three steps and the fraternity brother stepped over him and left him there. During a press conference, Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said there are "no winners here" and called it "heartbreaking all around".
  • Moments From the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Moments From the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner

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    It is not. No one wanted to do this. Allison Janney opened the evening by reprising White House Press Secretary C.J. Cregg from The West Wing , who contended with a briefing room full of alt-right Breitbart bloggers, radical survivalists, and Skype reporters.
  • Trump's praise of Australian health care causes a stir

    Trump's praise of Australian health care causes a stir

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    The senator also said that lawmakers should take the recently passed House plan to repeal and replace Obamacare-American Health Care Act (AHCA)-and "throw it in the garbage". And Republicans in Congress and elsewhere are adamantly against a government-run health-care system for everyone. The bill that narrowly passed the House now faces a long and hard path in the Senate, the Globe's Astead W.
  • McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

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    Two women in the senate GOP conference - moderate Sens. That is likely to lead to more frustration for President Donald Trump, who has already expressed disappointment in the slow-moving ways of Congress. When it comes to House predictions, The Atlantic's Molly Ball is pretty clear who to not really take all that seriously: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
  • White House postpones meeting to decide on participation in Paris climate pact

    White House postpones meeting to decide on participation in Paris climate pact

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    The conflicting signals suggest the administration is trying to keep its options open while Mr Trump decides whether to withdraw, a move the worldwide community would strongly oppose. The meeting was meant to lay the groundwork for a formal proposal to Trump, who has promised to announce a decision before a Group of Seven summit at the end of May.
  • North Texas officials react to sanctuary city ban

    North Texas officials react to sanctuary city ban

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    The U.S. Constitution reserves that authority for the federal government, which pre-empts the states from creating or enforcing immigration laws on their own. Supreme Court, which struck down several components of Arizona's law but allowed the provision permitting police to ask about immigration status. The term "sanctuary cities" has no legal definition, but Republicans want local police to help federal immigration agents crack down on criminal suspects in the US illegally.
  • Trump administration insists travel ban not anti-Muslim

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    But the court took the unusual step of bypassing the traditional three-judge panel and heard the case as a full group of 13. The White House has announced 10 people, many of them judges, President Donald Trump intends to nominate for positions on federal courts.
  • West Mims Wildfire Expands Beyond Okefenokee Refuge, Triggers Evacuations

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    George evacuees is at the Camden County Recreation Center at 1050 Wildcat Drive in Kingsland, Georgia. Areas of Miami-Dade county and southwest Florida were under a red flag fire warning Sunday and today because of low humidity levels. He projects the fire will be contained and controlled by November 1, depending on the weather. A wildfire on the Georgia-Florida border that has burned more than 100,000 acres led to evacuations this weekend when the blaze threatened to jump from a national ...
  • US still in climate talks with no decision on Paris pullout

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    Despite uncertainties about whether the United States will remain committed to the Paris climate accord under President Donald Trump, envoys convened talks Monday in Germany on implementing the details of the deal to combat global warming. Mr Trump needs to announce a decision before that summit so that leaders can determine whether and how to address climate change issues during the G-7.