• Trump signs $110M defense deal, receives warm welcome in Saudi Arabia
Trump signs $110M defense deal, receives warm welcome in Saudi Arabia

He then slammed Trump for accepting the Order of Abdulaziz from King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Both sides agreed on military deals worth almost US$110 billion (S$152 billion) on the first day of the visit. U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...

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  • Trump lambasts 'witch hunt' after ex-FBI boss named Russian Federation probe chief
Trump lambasts 'witch hunt' after ex-FBI boss named Russian Federation probe chief

Trump's comments show the depth of his frustration over the Justice Department's appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to investigate Russia's involvement in the USA presidential election. He was sacked in February for misleading Vice President Pence and others over whether he discussed U.S. sanctions with Russia's ...

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  • Eight more frat members arraigned on charges in death of Timothy Piazza
Eight more frat members arraigned on charges in death of Timothy Piazza

According to his LinkedIn page, he is a graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School in Reading, where he played football and received academic scholarships to attend Penn State. At 10:48 a.m.fraternity brother calls 911. Host Robin Roberts asked why no one thought to call 911 and whether he thought to remove himself from the situation.

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  • Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on honoring subpoena
Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on honoring subpoena

Legal experts say the decision comes as no surprise, given that Flynn would be waiving his constitutional protection against self-incrimination by turning over personal documents to the committee. Burr said the committee has already completed more than 30 interviews with Trump campaign officials. Despite the disclosure, Trump appointed Flynn as h...

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  • Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray
Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray

Once again this week, Pence emerged as a crucial player - either as a willful participant or an uninformed bystander - in the allegations that followed the revelation that Michael T. Mr. Pence has stood by the President on all controversial decisions, including the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey , but he still ...

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  • Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy
Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy

The New Orleans city council voted 6 to 1 to remove the monument and three other Confederate and white supremacist monuments in December 2015, just months after a white supremacist gunman with a penchant for Confederate flags walked into a Charleston, S.C., church and gunned down nine innocent black people.

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  • Pressure mounts on Trump as Comey agrees to testify
Pressure mounts on Trump as Comey agrees to testify

Pelosi also said that Trump has made himself "very vulnerable personally" amid investigations of his campaign ties with Russian Federation, pointing to his reported request to now-fired FBI Director James Comey to lay off an investigation of Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser.

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  • Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump
Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

Meanwhile, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who is less senior than Jordan but close to both leadership and some of the more conservative members of the committee, is also entertaining the idea. Mr. Chaffetz's departure casts uncertainty into what is next for the committee's investigations. Gowdy did not respond to questions about his interest in the gav...

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  • Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays
Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

Umpire Scott Barry refused to give Girardi the satisfaction of cleaning home plate. "I do (understand) some of the things I did wrong, but more than anything I have to take this loss, " Tanaka said via translator after the Rays' 9-5 win bumped his seasonal ERA to 6.56.

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  • White nationalists carry torches to protest removal of confederate statue in Virginia
White nationalists carry torches to protest removal of confederate statue in Virginia

According to UPI.com, in 2001, Spencer graduated "from the University of Virginia". Spencer said the afternoon demonstration, which was at the city's Jackson Park, was peaceful, but police responded to a scuffle that broke out between sides.

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  • White House to hold off on naming Federal Bureau of Investigation director
White House to hold off on naming Federal Bureau of Investigation director

And Scott, the president reportedly made these comments in his meeting last week with Russia's foreign minister and ambassador. Trump is scheduled to be out of the country for nine days. So what's the holdup? According to the New York Times , several high-level Trump aides have been urging him not to appoint Lieberman , citing the former senato...

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  • Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify publicly before lawmakers
Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify publicly before lawmakers

The public will soon hear from recently fired FBI Director James Comey. Mr. Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week that Mr. Comey was a "nut job", according to the Times , citing notes taken at the meeting and read to the paper by a USA official.

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  • Congressman calls for impeachment on floor of Congress
Congressman calls for impeachment on floor of Congress

There is not even a critical mass of Republicans who think there should be a special prosecutor to investigate the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Who's in charge of this shit? Impeachment requires the support of a majority of members of the House of Representatives. I tried an impeachment case in the Senate years ago involving a f...

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  • Former FBI Chief James Comey to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Former FBI Chief James Comey to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday he had not discussed the firing of the former FBI Director James Comey with U.S. President Donald Trump, Interfax news agency reported . Mr Trump acknowledged, in an NBC News interview, that he had chose to fire Mr Comey before reading Mr Rosenstein's memo. During his meetings with lawmaker...

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  • President Trump Receives Royal Welcome in Saudi Arabia
President Trump Receives Royal Welcome in Saudi Arabia

Trump and King Salman also signed of a pledge to "counter violent extremism, disrupt the financing of terrorism and advance defense cooperation" and a pledge to bolster arms sales worth almost $ 110 billion . Saudi's ruling family grew deeply frustrated with Obama's detente with Iran and his restrained approach on Syria. As Trump arrived, Irani...

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  • USA extends nuclear sanctions relief for Iran but adds other sanctions
USA extends nuclear sanctions relief for Iran but adds other sanctions

He was sanctioned for his involvement in Iran's solid-fuel ballistic missile programme. The US believes the Chinese business tied to Tehran's ballistic missile program is in breach of global law because, the US said , it could carry nuclear warheads in the future.

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  • Cummings tells Chaffetz to demand WH docs on Trump, Russia's Comey conversation
Cummings tells Chaffetz to demand WH docs on Trump, Russia's Comey conversation

Trump apparently added, "I'm not under investigation". In a statement provided to the Times , Spicer explained that Trump had criticized Comey for overly "politicizing" the investigation. A third government official briefed on the meeting defended the president, saying Trump was using a negotiating tactic when he told Lavrov about the "pressure"...

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  • Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks
Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

Day was far from alone in turning up the heat on moving day at the Nelson. Chun had a 67, making six birdies and two bogeys. "I was just thinking, 'Boy, it would be nice to play with him in the last round, last group.' I've got him, so that works out really good".

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  • House oversight panel chairman Chaffetz to depart Congress June 30
House oversight panel chairman Chaffetz to depart Congress June 30

South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy is considered the favorite to replace Chaffetz after he steps down this summer. Some political analysts in Utah have suggested the former public relations specialist is making a political chess move to avoid constant attacks about his perceived lack of zeal in investigating Trump and the hard position thos...

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  • Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury
Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas will be sidelined for the rest of the postseason after aggravating a hip injury during game two of the Eastern Conference finals, the National Basketball Association team announced on Saturday, May 20. Thomas played in the first half of Game 2 against the Cavs before being ruled out for the rest of the game with...

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  • McCain Questions Rationality of Calls to Impeach US President
McCain Questions Rationality of Calls to Impeach US President

Impeachment is a three-part process outlined in the Constitution. Critics particularly Democrats accused the President of obstruction of justice, an impeachable offense. But when Barack Obama surreptitiously shipped a plane load of ransom cash to the Iranians, used the Department of Justice to spy on reporters and their families, or paved the way...

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  • Trump predicts quick nomination to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation
Trump predicts quick nomination to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

He made the comments during a flight to Lynchburg, Virginia, where he delivered his first commencement address as president to graduates of Liberty University. He had been under consideration to take over the bureau on an interim basis, but an official said he is now interviewing for the permanent job. Sen.

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  • Unruly, 'disheveled' man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii
Unruly, 'disheveled' man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii

Los Angeles airport police identified the man as 25-year-old Anil Uskanil, according to Hawaii news station KHON2. In this photo provided by Donna Basden, a man is escorted off an American Airlines flight after it landed in Honolulu, Friday, May 19, 2017.

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  • Trump branded Comey 'nut job' as investigation points at White House
Trump branded Comey 'nut job' as investigation points at White House

It did not deny the Times report that Trump was critical of Comey to the Russians the day after he fired him. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to the document, which was read to The New York Times by a United States official.

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  • Cleanup begins from Thursday's tornadoes in Kansas
Cleanup begins from Thursday's tornadoes in Kansas

In Norman, Oklahoma , the city's storm center predicted there were going to be a huge tornado engaging towards the southern section of the country from the north in the states of Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The weather service said some thunderstorms could turn severe by the end of the weekend, with large hail and damaging winds the ma...

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  • Trump starts Saudi trip with massive arms deal
Trump starts Saudi trip with massive arms deal

He said the deals will also create "jobs, jobs, jobs". Trump will be joined by Saudi King Salman and more than 50 regional leaders for meetings focused on combating the Islamic State (IS) militant group and other extremists. Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka also did not have her hair covered when she emerged from Air Force One in a long-sleeve...

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  • Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington
Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington

Somebody told them to go out there and beat up on these peaceful demonstrators. The Turkish Embassy in a statement blamed the violence on demonstrators, stating they were "aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the president".

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  • Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness
Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

The "Run for the Black-Eyed Susans" is held on the third Saturday in May and is only trumped by the Kentucky Derby in attendance for North American stakes races. Ok, now your probably wondering how I have not yet mentioned the 4th place Derby finisher #5 Classic Empire the biggest threat to Always Dreaming? He is the most likely victor of th...

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  • Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation but says he 'speaks for himself'
Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation but says he 'speaks for himself'

The day after firing Comey, Trump hosted Russia's foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, in the Oval Office, along with the Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey I. During a speech at the Coast Guard Academy commencement Wednesday, an aggrieved Trump aired his mounting frustrations, declaring that "no politician in history, and I say this with ...

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  • McCain: Calls to Impeach Trump Not 'Rational'
McCain: Calls to Impeach Trump Not 'Rational'

His call for impeachment was " not for political purposes ", Green said. " I do this because, Mr. Speaker, there is a belief in this country that no one is above the law, and that includes the president ". Amid claims that "some people" are out to get the president, Ryan and several lawmakers in his caucus have cast suspicion particularly on Comey,...

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  • Executive director believes Confederate monuments would be great for Beauvoir
Executive director believes Confederate monuments would be great for Beauvoir

Opinions among New Orleans residents vary and are nuanced when it comes to Landrieu's move but the mayor has remained insistent - even amid blistering criticism from some allies - since he first pushed for the monument's removal in 2015. Supporters say they represent history and heritage. "It's a historical artifact that needs to be preserved f...

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  • New Orleans Prepares To Take Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee
New Orleans Prepares To Take Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee

Workers in New Orleans have removed the last of four monuments to Confederate-era figures - a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Erected in 1884, Lee's is the last of four monuments to Confederate-era figures to be removed in accordance with a 2015 City Council vote.

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  • MS Teens Face Capital Murder Charges in 6-Year-Old's Killing
MS Teens Face Capital Murder Charges in 6-Year-Old's Killing

Solis). "We're just asking, regardless of who you are, what you are and where you are, if you could just return the child", the child's uncle, David Archie , told the Clarion-Ledger. "The innocence and life of a six-year-old child have been taken by a horrific crime". "His mother has to deal with this". Taken into custody are two men, Dwan ...

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  • American families anxious changes to Obamacare could limit medical care
American families anxious changes to Obamacare could limit medical care

The American Health Care Act employs a different mechanism. "If the American Healthcare Act is passed, we know that it rolls back key provisions of the Affordable Care Act", she said . The Kaiser Family Institute estimates that more than a quarter of non-elderly adults have preexisting conditions that would have negatively affected their cover...

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  • Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US
Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US

Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters at the scene late Tuesday that one person was known dead from the twister, although details were lacking. The majority of damage occurred on the south side of the city, the Elk City Police Department said in a statement.

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