• As Trump faces Comey fallout, Putin offers records
As Trump faces Comey fallout, Putin offers records

The first article in the articles of impeachment against Nixon was obstruction of justice . Four days after President Trump tweeted that "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press", a Comey memo about one of his conversations with Trump leaked to the press.

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  • Online Speculators Increasing Bets On Early End To Trump Presidency
Online Speculators Increasing Bets On Early End To Trump Presidency

Comey's ouster came amid the FBI's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, including possible ties between Russia and Trump's campaign. "I'm not afraid of the I-word - Independent, independent commission, independent investigator", Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.), a member of House leadership, said when asked about impeachment.

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  • Agents arresting more immigrants, fewer deported
Agents arresting more immigrants, fewer deported

But the biggest increase by far is among immigrants with no criminal records. "They are afraid to come out in public", said Patricia Sobalvarro, executive director of Agencia ALPHA, a Boston-based organization that helps undocumented immigrants find pathways to citizenship.

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  • MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles
MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles

MS-13 used to be No. 1 but has slipped to No. 7. CNN's was the only TV crew that accompanied authorities during the raids. Irwin Garcia is one of three men still being sought following raids on the MS-13 gang on May 17, 2017. Killings for the protection of the gang are common, say federal authorities, and are sometimes carried out with machet...

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  • Family of slain DNC staffer demands retractions
Family of slain DNC staffer demands retractions

The network has not addressed the questions and apparent discrepancies surrounding its story . Wheeler is a Fox News contributor , though wasn't identified as such in the Fox 5 piece, and has had to apologize in the past for misstatements he made on-air.

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  • Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting
Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

On Wednesday, Putin denied that Lavrov had shared any intelligence with him or with Russia's secret service, instead declaring that a "political schizophrenia" had gripped the United States and that it was "eliciting concern" in Russian Federation.

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  • Sheriff David Clarke to Accept Top Role with Department of Homeland Security
Sheriff David Clarke to Accept Top Role with Department of Homeland Security

Clarke's new position will be at the Department of Homeland Security Office of Partnership and Engagement, and does not require Senate approval . "One of the things that I have heard in speaking to several of those entities is they feel they're being ignored", Clarke said later in the interview, stressing his experience at the local level.

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  • Ride of Silence event honors those injured or killed in bicycle accidents
Ride of Silence event honors those injured or killed in bicycle accidents

The Ride and Walk of Silence is being organized by the Denver Vision Zero Coalition , a group of several organizations that aims to eliminate traffic deaths and injuries. "I also started commuting to work", he said. "One of the reasons that I'm riding today is for equal rights to the road", he said. Cyclists ride no faster than 12 miles per ho...

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  • Appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel has bipartisan support
Appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel has bipartisan support

Rosenstein spoke to a Baltimore business group on Monday - prior to his confirmation this year as deputy attorney general, he was the longtime United States attorney in Maryland - and said that "courage in government" meant "standing on principle, ignoring the tyranny of the news cycle, resisting the urge to spin, remaining focused on the things th...

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  • US Senate Intelligence committee wants more information from Comey
US Senate Intelligence committee wants more information from Comey

Fellow Republican Peter King of NY was more leery because of the broad authority special prosecutors have. "I rise today with a sense of responsibility and duty to the people who have elected me, a sense of duty to this country, a sense of duty to the Constitution of the United States of America", Green said on the House floor.

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  • Stephen Lynch says there 'may be grounds' for Donald Trump's impeachment
Stephen Lynch says there 'may be grounds' for Donald Trump's impeachment

Within hours after that statement, the White House boiled over with even more turmoil. Also Tuesday, in an extraordinary turn of events, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to turn over to Congress records of Trump's discussions with the diplomats.

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  • Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man
Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man

Although Crutcher did not have a gun on him or in his vehicle, Shelby says she didn't know that at the time. "There can be no doubt that the decision rendered by this jury was only after a long and deliberative process", the statement continued.

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  • Tunnel caves in at Hanford nuclear site, thousands of workers take cover
Tunnel caves in at Hanford nuclear site, thousands of workers take cover

Officials were alerted of a cave-in of a 20 feet, or 6 meter, section of a tunnel that is hundreds of feet long. A cave-in at a mostly decommissioned US nuclear site has prompted an emergency warning from the Department of Energy . Hanford is one of several active sites undergoing cleanup under the direction of the Department of Energy's Offi...

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  • Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead
Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Residents of the park will be allowed to enter the site to look for their belongings around noon Wednesday, officials said. The tornado in Barron County killed a resident. A tornado warning was in place until 6 p.m. Thunderstorms with heavy rain and severe weather are possible later Tuesday, with flooding and large hail being the primary threats.

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  • New Orleans removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues before dawn
New Orleans removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues before dawn

Police separated the sides with barriers. The monument was protected in bubble wrap, attached to a crane and lifted off its plinth. Several police cars and barricades lined the vicinity of the statue. Unveiled in 1884, the monument is on a mound at a traffic circle - Lee Circle - that splits historic St. Charles line and the rail line on which 19...

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  • Sen. Mike Lee Says Trump Is 'Fully Cooperating' With Russia Investigation
Sen. Mike Lee Says Trump Is 'Fully Cooperating' With Russia Investigation

An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday found only 29 percent of Americans approved of Comey's firing, while 78 percent support an independent commission or special prosecutor to investigate Russia's interference in the election.

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  • WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion
WH highlights Clapper testimony on Trump-Russia collusion

Yates told lawmakers she first called White House Counsel Don McGahn to express concerns about Flynn on January 25, then went to the White House on January 26 and 27 to give him a detailed account - 18 days before Flynn was asked to resign from his post.

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  • Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights
Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights

The Syrian Kurds will not be attending the next round of Geneva talks on Syrian settlement due to Turkey's anti-Kurdish sentiment, co-chairman of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD ) Saleh Muslem told the Firat News Agency, adding that the group was in contact with the talks' United Nations mediators.

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  • New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument
New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

Recent court decisions paved the way for the city to relocate the monuments after years of heated public debate and legal fights. Crews used a crane to take down a monument of Co... City Park CEO Bob Becker and board president Steve Pettus issued a joint statement Tuesday evening, saying they were "not aware of any definitive evidence" that the Ne...

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  • 2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin
2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Officials are still conducting a search of the area, with Fitzgerald telling the Leader Telegram: "It's a mess". The storm struck a subdivision about 7:15 p.m. Barron County: One fatality, 25 injuries at the Prairie Lake Estate Mobile Park in Cameron. The Elk City Police Chief told News9 some people are still trapped inside their homes.

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  • Chaffetz: I'm ready to subpoena for Comey memo
Chaffetz: I'm ready to subpoena for Comey memo

Trump fired Flynn for misrepresenting conversations he had with Kislyak after Trump won the 2016 presidential election. Mr. Comey did not say anything to Mr. The memo referring to his February 14 conversation is unclassified. There is no sign the FBI's Russian Federation investigation is closing. In this May 10, 2017 file photo, President Don...

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  • Chinese media warn India over Belt and Road project
Chinese media warn India over Belt and Road project

India, however, was conspicuous by its absence. Chinese president Xi Jinping has pledged to invest Rmb840bn (US$124bn) in One Belt One Road (OBOR) projects to build ports, roads, rail and industrial facilities connecting China to Europe. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an initiative on economic cooperation. India has been vehemently pro...

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  • Trump Administration Begins Search For New FBI Director
Trump Administration Begins Search For New FBI Director

This story corrects in May 16 entry that Comey wrote the memo after a meeting in February, not January. The latest subject-changing crisis has been the fallout from Mr. The Utah Republican added that it's "not necessarily the best idea" for the president to secretly record conversations in the White House without his guests' knowledge.

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  • Majority of Republicans Approve of Comey's Firing, According to New Poll
Majority of Republicans Approve of Comey's Firing, According to New Poll

When he was asked, "Internally, from the president?" So far 14 people have emerged as candidates. Trump could settle the question by fully disclosing his finances, including his tax returns. Meanwhile on Saturday, the FBI Agents Association urged Trump to pick former Michigan Rep Mike Rogers, saying his diverse background makes him the best cho...

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  • Trump urged to avoid politicos for FBI post
Trump urged to avoid politicos for FBI post

Trump says in the Oval Office that the administration is working to quickly find a successor to Comey. "And in fact, when I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story.'" Trump told NBC.

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  • 3 arrested at gathering denouncing Confederate torch protest
3 arrested at gathering denouncing Confederate torch protest

The group briefly chanted "You will not replace us!", " blood and soil ", and "Russia is our friend" - according to videos posted on social media and local reports. He said it reminds him of the country's worst chapters in history. He said in the past that by being against the removal of monuments like Lee's statue and also the Confederate f...

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  • Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit
Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

He questioned "how many lives she put at risk by violating all rules of law that are created to protect America's top-secret and classified information from falling into the hands of our geopolitical foes". Perhaps most remarkable, he said that Trump had not known the source of the information that he was conveying to Lavrov. Last week, the preside...

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  • Trailer Seized In Search For Pike County Killer
Trailer Seized In Search For Pike County Killer

Manley's father told the agents the device was destroyed, according to court documents. They're going to get him for destroying the device. The Pike County sheriff and the OH attorney general's office won't discuss details of any searches or other parts of the investigation into the April 2016 deaths of seven adults and one teenage boy from the R...

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  • Bengals cornerback Pacman Jones pleads guilty
Bengals cornerback Pacman Jones pleads guilty

It was part of a plea deal that saw the two other misdemeanor counts Jones was facing - assault and disorderly conduct - dropped. Jones was surprised that he was arrested, but once video emerged of him telling an officer that "I hope you die tomorrow," it was a little less surprising.

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  • Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst
Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst

He's simply stated a fact; the tweet speaks for itself. "He's getting beat up", Trump said of Spicer . "Is [Trump] now recording conversations taking place in the Oval Office?" Given that so few people in the West Wing - especially those who have Trump's ear - have any governing experience, or even a rudimentary understanding of what a funct...

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  • State Crop Report for Week Ending May 14
State Crop Report for Week Ending May 14

Farmers in the central and north-central districts have over 90% of their corn planted. Twenty-eight percent of corn has emerged, six days behind past year and three days behind the average. Pasture and range condition was rated at 3% poor, 13% fair, 59% good, and 25% excellent. Rain is forecast for the central times when it is "not a good ti...

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  • White House denies that Trump asked Comey to end Flynn investigation
White House denies that Trump asked Comey to end Flynn investigation

When pressed by ABC News' Jonathan Karl, McMaster would not say if Trump had disclosed classified information. In a series of tweets , Mr Trump threatened Mr Comey and also warned that he may cancel all White House press briefings. Representative Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Refor...

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  • Phoenixville School Board eyes $90M budget, 1.89%t tax hike
Phoenixville School Board eyes $90M budget, 1.89%t tax hike

In 2011-12, the state removed over $2 million in funding, Gehris said. Seats for three members to the nine-member Board of Education were on the ballot, with only two declared candidates. But in Pittsford, not enough people favored the budget to meet the 60 percent threshold needed for a "super majority" since the district wanted to exceed the st...

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  • Special run for special kids across South Dakota
Special run for special kids across South Dakota

The first Law Enforcement Torch Run in South Dakota in 1991 raised over $5,000. That torch was literal Monday as members of the Lawton Police Department ran from the police headquarters all the way to Southeast 45th Street and Lee Boulevard, carrying a torch signifying involvement of law enforcement in the Special Olympics of Oklahoma.

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  • Artist projects words 'pay Trump bribes here' onto DC hotel
Artist projects words 'pay Trump bribes here' onto DC hotel

Follow Marie Claire on Facebook for the latest celeb news, beauty tips, fascinating reads, livestream video, and more . "Emoluments Welcome", said another, referring to the clause in the U.S. Leading Democrats have joined ethics experts in questioning why the General Services Administration, which oversees the lease, did not move to terminate t...

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