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Republicans call for FBI to continue investigation not special prosecutor

And despite Trump's dismissal of suggestions his team colluded with Moscow as "fake news", it had become increasingly clear that Comey had set his sights on the issue of Russia's election meddling, which has stalked Trump's presidency from the start.

New South Korea president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions 'urgently'

South Korea's new president launched global efforts to defuse tension over North Korea's weapons development on Thursday, urging both dialogue and sanctions while also aiming to ease China's anger about a USA anti-missile system. Moon's aides say he will commute from his home for the first few days as workers finish furnishing the Blue House residential space for him. China has denied it is retaliating against South Korean businesses.

Trump says Navy carriers should ditch Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System

No sir. I said, "Ah, how is it working?" However, Navy leaders have since expressed confidence in the technology, saying the system's problems are behind it. Back in 2010, the Torrey Pines-based company celebrated a milestone with the EMALS launch of an F/A-18E fighter jet at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

Donald Trump floats canceling White House press briefings after spate of inaccuracies

Instead, Trump told NBC's Lester Holt that he had already planned the firing and requested a memo from the Department of Justice to support his decision. Trump's comments came after press secretary Sean Spicer and principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave conflicting accounts of why Trump fired Comey.

Acting Director: FBI Investigations Not Impeded Despite Shake-Up, Most Employees Liked Comey

Soon after he was inaugurated, President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to pledge his loyalty to him, a request that Comey turned down, CBS News' Pat Milton confirmed Thursday , citing a law enforcement source who was told the story by Comey.

Acting FBI dir. contradicts Trump claims about Comey

McCabe, a career FBI agent who ran the Washington field office and oversaw national security investigations out of headquarters, was a target of Trump's on the campaign trail following reports that his wife had accepted campaign donations from a close ally of Hillary Clinton during a failed bid for the state Senate.

Acting FBI Director Tells US Senators No Effort To Impede Russia Investigations

At another point in the NBC interview, Holt asked Trump about an extraordinary paragraph in his letter to Comey - one that says, "While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation, I nevertheless concur with the judgment of the Department of Justice that you are not able to effectively lead the Bureau".

Judge to Spirit Pilots: Get Back to Work

Video posted online showed deputies grappling with screaming passengers and breaking up fights. Lines at the Spirit Airlines counter were persisting Tuesday morning as passengers lined up to see if they could get booked. "People were getting arrested left and right, nowhere to sit, nowhere to stand", said passenger Jennifer Glann. Carter wouldn't say if anyone was arrested, but CBS reported three people were arrested and one person was detained at the airport.

I Was Going to Fire Comey 'Regardless of Recommendation'

On MSNBC's " Morning Joe " that same morning, White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders echoed the official White House statement and Conway's remarks when she was asked why Comey was sacked. The previous night, other administration representatives had spoken of Democratic compliments the deputy attorney general had received. Comey was so careful, for example, to avoid the appearance of impropriety that during the Obama years, the 6-feet-8-inch Comey was sure to never play ...

Jimmy Kimmel's powerful, personal monologue touches off health care debate

Staff at the hospital also took Kimmel's speech to heart, Viviano said . Kimmel said his family was there in recovery at Cedars-Sinai Hospital as little Billy met his two-year-old sister, Jane . "Not only did he get a bad heart, he got my face". Beyond thanking his family, friends and all the nurses and doctors who helped save his son's life, the monologue was also Jimmy Kimmel's chance to speak out about the need for universal health care.

Fired FBI Director Was Seeking To Expand Probe Of Russian Meddling

Firing the person investigating your campaign with the expressed goal of ending that investigation and proving it's a "made-up story" sure sounds like an "endeavor to influence" the "due and proper administration" of a "pending" FBI "proceeding".

Song "Two Ghosts" Dedicated To 'Shake It Off' Singer Taylor Swift?

Do you agree that Harry Style's " Two Ghost " is for Taylor Swift? "Same lips red, same eyes blue/ Same white shirt, couple more tattoos/But it's not you, and it's not me/Tastes so sweet, looks so real, ' reads the lyrics for Two Ghosts ".

Eskom: Molefe returns to the helm of the parastatal

Molefe stepped down in November past year after a report by the Public Protector, a constitutionally mandated corruption watchdog, raised questions over coal deals between Eskom and a company controlled by the Gupta family. The Eskom Board revoked its decision to grant him early retirement. "The board chose to rescind its initial decision to grant him early retirement", he said.

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

A US Senate panel investigating Russian interference in last year's election has issued a subpoena for former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The quoted tweet from Trump's account said: "Director Clapper reiterated what everybody, including the fake media already knows- there is " no evidence " of collusion w/ Russian Federation and Trump".

Star Wars: Mark Hamill pranks fans on 'May 4'

The parody mashup comes as Sgt. Pepper's celebrates its 50th anniversary and Star Wars celebrates its 40th. He celebrated May The Fourth by sharing his fanboy pictures with some of the films stars, including Harrison Ford , 74, and James Earl Jones , 86.

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

The world got a snapshot, literally, of the document in question - a few pages, actually - when Kobach accidentally displayed it as he walked into a meeting with Trump shortly after the election. "The issues of faulty voter registration procedures and record maintenance are ripe for review". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (KY) acknowledged on CNN in February that there is "no evidence that [election fraud] occurred in such a significant number that would have changed the ...

Joshua ready to take out rivals 'one by one'

Joshua is a humble chap, but that doesn't mean he can't enjoy the fruits of his hard earned labor. But promoter Eddie Hearn said: "If he boxed on pay-per-view in America and became a pay per-view star there as well as here then you can start talking about £30m, £40m, £50m a fight".

Kelly Clarkson joining 'The Voice' as coach for 14th season

The singer has appeared on the show multiple times before, both as as an adviser and performer. Paul Telegdy, President of the Alternative and Reality Group at NBC Entertainment, said "Kelly has been a part of The Voice family for many years as an adviser and performer".

Some vulnerable Republicans begin to question timing of Comey's firing

Hurd, a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, called the timing "troubling, especially since the Justice Department Inspector General was conducting an independent investigation into Comey's handling of the Clinton email case". McCabe testified in place of Comey, who Trump dismissed as Federal Bureau of Investigation director on Tuesday in an action that has roiled Washington.

Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers in Trump-Russia investigation

The subpoena comes a day after President Trump removed James Comey as FBI director during an ongoing investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Politico reports that Flynn's attorneys told the committee that the former general would not cooperate with the investigation unless he was granted immunity .

Pippa Middleton and fiancé James Matthews attend glamorous charity ball

This Thursday, Pippa flaunted her newly toned arms in a sleeveless gown. While the pair were spotted at Wimbledon together in 2016 and were pictured attending church at Sandringham over Christmas, it was the first time they've ever posed together at an event as a couple.

'Roseanne' Revival In the Works with the Original Cast

The producers are now looking for a home for the series, and are reportedly courting streaming services like Netflix as well as broadcast networks, like the show's original home on the American ABC channel. The series reached #1 in the Nielsen ratings and became the most watched television show in the United States from 1989 to 1990. Yet Goodman will be on the new cast, so we'll see how they handle that.

Bill O'Reilly Speaks Out in Podcast: 'Hey, I Missed You Guys'

Mercedes and Infiniti weren't the only defectors to return to the 8 p.m. fold; other sponsors who had walked out on O'Reilly only to come back on the first night of Carlson's new hour were: Jenny Craig, Bayer (Claritin), Untuckit, Old Dominion Freight and ancestry.com.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 smashes United Kingdom box office

Saldana also says that she wants her character to remain less amusing and open unlike rest of the Guardians . He went on to talk about how Avengers: Infinity War will be something different - and more than just a big Hollywood tentpole film.

Bella Hadid apologises to everyone after Frye Festival controversy

After paying between $1,500 and $12,000 for an exclusive ticket, guests arrived to discover a lack of food, half-built relief tents described as "luxury villas" and a lack of electricity. Hadid sounds a lot like rapper Ja Rule, who was one of the organizers for the event. "Everything made it look unbelievable", said Strang. Photos of the impossibly blue water and the sugary sandy beach looked incredible.

Major Character to be Recast for 'Riverdale' Season 2

Just a tiny update on Riverdale season 2 , here: it's been confirmed that Ross Butler will not return as Archie's enemy, Reggie Mantle. the role will be recast, because Butler's schedule is too packed. Big shoes indeed. Butler stands tall at a mean 1.9 metres high, which is one of the reasons why the breakout star plays the role of jock so well in both Riverdale and #13ReasonsWhy.

'Twin Peaks' Teaser: Showtime Reveals Best Look Yet at the David

While the Waiting Room and the Twin Peaks Sheriff's Office could be footage from 1989, The Double R Diner is definitely recent with its "RR to Go" signage on the side and fairly modern cars in the lot. Episodes will premiere its fifth and final season at 10 PM Sunday , August 20 . Unfortunately for Matt, this means he is now only thought of as a game show host, his years as an actor completely forgotten.

Is SunPower Corporation (SPWR) Buy Now?

They expect $-0.66 earnings per share, down 57.14% or $0.24 from last year's $-0.42 per share. WY's profit will be $131.77 million for 47.22 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. (NYSE:WM). Eagleclaw Cap Managment Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.75% in Waste Management, Inc. Interest Group Inc invested in 0% or 1,708 shares.

Kim Kardashian hits back at body shamers for 'fat shaming' her

The reality star and mother of two has in the past spoken openly about the way she looks and feels about her body. Kim provided a "play-by-play" for fans online, tweeting about the getaway as she, Kourtney and their friends spent some well-deserved time away from their children.

Madeline McCann 'snatched and taken to cave under resort', says ex

He said: "The chances of a predatory paedophile just happening across Madeleine and being able to abduct her without being detected are just so remote". "Whilst the situation remains as it is, Madeleine is out there and she needs us to find her", adding they would keep looking "forever". Kate said there "wasn't a day for 18 months" where she "didn't cry for an extended period of time".

A year on, few answers from probe into Prince's death

When authorities later checked a database set up to monitor who's getting prescriptions for controlled substances, they found nothing for Prince . Most tragic of all, among the items retrieved from Paisley Park during the investigation were a pamphlet for a rehab center, Recovery Without Walls, and a suitcase containing pill bottles and the lyrics for Prince's song " U Got The Look ".

Spotify acquires blockchain firm to build 'a more transparent music industry'

By onboarding this team of blockchain experts, Spotify is speeding up efforts to apply the technology to the music industry - long plagued by messy and incomplete metadata - which if solved could transform and streamline publishing and royalty payments to artists and rights owners.

Malaika Arora And Arjun Kapoor's Awkward Encounter On Dance Show "Nach Baliye"!

Sonakshi's sudden disappearance has left the audience quite upset and a lot of speculations are being made about what made the " Dabangg " girl leave the reality show. But, playing it safe Malaika and Arjun made it specific that sitting arrangements would be in such a way that they don't sit next to each other. Director Mohit Suri is already the judge of the show and Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor appeared as the special guests.

20 people trapped on Roller Coaster at Six Flags

The fire department confirms the riders are upright. At 9:21pm, Six Flags announced that all the passengers were safely off the ride, which they said will remain closed until " a thorough inspection is performed ". Firefighters were on the scene rescuing the passengers from the cars stuck on the track. Two dozen people became stuck on the same ride in August 2014.

Eddie Murphy pays tribute to late brother Charlie

The elder Murphy - sometimes credited as Charles Murphy - also served as a writer on his brother's movies, including " Vampire in Brooklyn " and "Norbit". " Charlie Murphy was such a kind, sweet, amusing man". "Incredible talent, even better man. RIP", Union wrote. Former basketball player Magic Johnson tweeted that "I haven't seen anything as amusing as Charlie Murphy & Dave Chappelle's skits on Chappelle's Show! ", while the Hamilton playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda said that ...