• Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs
Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Martin Heinrich , a New Mexico Democrat. I'm going to start with you. Those comments throw cold water on the report , but they don't directly address whether or not Trump asked him to intervene - only focusing on how he potentially felt and responded.

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  • Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony
Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony

The significance of the move lies in the fact that Comey was probing alleged Russian hacking in last year's US presidential election. Comey's highly anticipated testimony will be the first time he has made public comments since being terminated as director last month.

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  • Police investigation into dealership shooting may end soon
Police investigation into dealership shooting may end soon

Frightening cell phone video showed the moment two bounty hunters engaged in a deadly confrontation with a fugitive. Officials said the two men - now identified as Corpus Christi residents Fidel Garcia and Gabriel Bernal - had pursued Ramon Michael Hutchinson since March.

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  • Social Media Rushes to Define Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet
Social Media Rushes to Define Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

This was again the case on Tuesday night when the American president published a mysterious message: " Despite the constant negative pressure covfefe ", meaning in good French " Despite the constantly negative press covfef e". "Enjoy!" he tweeted , in an unusual display of self-depreciating humor. Four hours later the tweet had been neither co...

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  • Trump and pope focus on peace
Trump and pope focus on peace

During the campaign, Trump's doctor, Harold Bornstein , evaluated the then-candidate's lab results to be "astonishingly excellent", adding on the dubious claim: "If elected, Mr. "I think you will enjoy them", Trump told the Pope. The Pope gave Mr Trump a signed copy of a message he delivered for World Peace Day, along with some of his writing...

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  • To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning
To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Numerous facility's 175 veterans joined with with friends, family and other community members in the home's courtyard to hear remarks from Mayor Hardie Davis and Col. Hundreds of motorcyclists thundered in for a Saturday service. "For people that may not have family members that are out here to pay their respects for them", said Officer Lar...

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  • ICE arrests almost 200 aliens in California
ICE arrests almost 200 aliens in California

Of those, USA authorities said, nine had prior criminal convictions, including "DUI, re-entry after deportation, trespassing, drug trafficking, providing false identification, illegal entry, [and] escape". A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sweep, conducted over 10 days in three states, picked up 186 foreign nationals, 141 of those arrests ...

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  • Senate Staffers to Begin Writing Healthcare Bill
Senate Staffers to Begin Writing Healthcare Bill

A repeal of Obamacare was one of Trump's leading campaign promises previous year. "What we have got in that bill right now hopefully will be sufficient and if it's not I guess we'll be hearing from the courts later", says Republican Rep.

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  • CBO: 23 million fewer Americans insured under House GOP bill
CBO: 23 million fewer Americans insured under House GOP bill

The bill still contains nearly $1 trillion in tax cuts, mainly for the wealthy. The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House this month would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026, compared with former President Barack Obama's health care law.

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  • 5 soldiers killed, 31 others wounded in Marawi clashes
5 soldiers killed, 31 others wounded in Marawi clashes

The Maute group is one of less than a dozen new armed Muslim groups that have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and formed a loose alliance with Hapilon reportedly designated as the alliance's leader. "We are in a state of emergency", Duterte said after landing in Manila from a visit to Moscow, adding that skirmishes were continuing. Chic...

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  • Dems look for win in Trump country -- starting in Montana
Dems look for win in Trump country -- starting in Montana

When Donald Trump visited to Montana past year ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary, technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte was running on the GOP ticket for governor and made it a point to avoid his party's likely presidential nominee.

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  • Tornado watch is issued
Tornado watch is issued

The tornado caused property damage. A mobile home park was hit by the storm with one fatality and 25 persons injured in Chetek. The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch for portions of northern Florida, southeastern Georgia, central and southern SC coastal waters.

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  • Homeland Security Secretary Extends Protections for Haitians for 6 Months
Homeland Security Secretary Extends Protections for Haitians for 6 Months

The designation grants beneficiaries the ability to legally work in the United States and apply for travel authorization overseas. "This is temporary status, it's not supposed to be permanent". The decision to extend the program was in the hands of John F. Kelly , Trump's secretary of Homeland Security. The extension was based on continuing poor...

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  • The Hidden Bombshell in the Comey-Trump Story
The Hidden Bombshell in the Comey-Trump Story

At one point during the White House event, Wittes said, Comey stood in a position so that his blue blazer would blend in with the Blue Room's blue drapes in an effort for Trump to not notice him. That's certainly true in Clinton's case , who struggled with low popularity ratings, and was frequently criticized for the tightly controlled nature of ...

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  • Planned Parenthood to close QC clinic and 3 others
Planned Parenthood to close QC clinic and 3 others

The coming closures will drop the number of New Mexico Planned Parenthood clinics from six to three by this September. During the legislative session, Republican lawmakers agreed to give up millions in federal Medicaid money to create a state-run family planning program that excludes organizations that provide abortions.

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  • Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue
Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

Minnesota residents don't need to worry about trouble boarding flights next year: Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill complying with Real ID into law. Minnesotans can continue to use their current driver's license as a form of identification to board domestic flights until January 22, 2018.

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  • House GOP repeats Obamacare mistake
House GOP repeats Obamacare mistake

Ryan said the House vote was one part of a "multistage process". Pence made many trips up to Capitol Hill for meetings on the bill, while both moderate House Tuesday Group members and conservative Freedom Caucus members brought up their requirements for earning "yes" votes on the bill.

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  • Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board
Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

Freire said the agency wanted "to take as inclusive an approach to regulation as possible", but his statement is little more than smoke and mirrors. Some in the scientific community say the dismissal of such a large number of scientists from the EPA's Board of Scientific Counselors is further evidence of that.

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  • Frat brother speaks out about alcohol-related death at Penn State
Frat brother speaks out about alcohol-related death at Penn State

Penn State President Eric Barron said Beta Theta Pi has been banned from ever returning to the school. The victim, who was going through the Beta Theta Pi initiation, died of a head injury when frat members allegedly hesitated to call 911 after he suffered a head injury repeatedly falling down a flight of stairs following a night of heavy drin...

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  • Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree
Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree

A 600-year-old oak tree where President George Washington once picnicked has been cut down after starting to show signs of its age. A young 16-year old tree, only 25ft (7.5m) tall, already stands in the north end of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church.

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