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Comey: Bill Clinton Meeting With Lynch A Factor In Email Probe Announcement

Probably the only other consideration I guess can talk about in an open setting is at one point the attorney general had directed me not to call it an investigation but instead to call it matter, which confused me and concerned me. not pursue any charges. "Did you learn anything that would have changed how you chose to inform the American people?" Dianne Feinstein is calling on the head of the Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate all issues related to obstruction of justice in the ...

US Attorney General Sessions to testify in public hearing

Sessions initially was scheduled to appear at a hearing about the Justice Department's budget on Tuesday morning. He said the Senate Intelligence Committee is the best place to answer those questions. Trump himself attributed his dismissal of Comey to the Russian Federation probe. The Justice Department on Thursday defended Mr Sessions, saying that shortly after being sworn in as attorney general, he began consulting with department officials to determine if he should recuse himself from any ...

Hundreds reflect on anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting

But despite the awful ordeal, the attack drove the previously disparate communities together, uniting them. The shooter behind the attack, Omar Mateen , pledged allegiance to ISIS before the attack and was later killed by police. The blood drives and candlelight vigils in the days and weeks after the June 12, 2016, shooting were soon followed by more enduring action. "Through love and understanding, we can defeat it".

Roadside bomb hits USA convoy in eastern Afghanistan

A USA convoy in Afghanistan was struck by a roadside bomb Monday and subsequently engaged in a firefight, according to a military statement. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said the militants claimed responsibility for the attack. The incident is under investigation. There are now around 9,800 U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan. A US Army Special Forces soldier was killed fighting the terror group there in early April.

Trump talks infrastructure initiative on Kentucky border

He spoke before a crowd at Rivertowne Marina . "We are a nation that created the Panama Canal, the Transcontinental Railroad and ... the great highway system - the interstate highways system". Congress even though his Republican Party controls both the House of Representatives and the Senate . The speech comes a day before former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify in front of Congress and as the White House faces new allegations about possible efforts by the president to ...

No normal runner: Bear crosses through Colorado race

Most runners were traveling on the other side of the road and failed to notice the bear until it meandered onto the pavement. "I thought 'Hurry up you goofy bear. And then the jokes and the bear puns poured in, with Sanborn joking to one commenter that "we could go on like this for a week, but I'm beary exhausted".

Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

After the projections were announced, a government spokesman said voters had shown they wanted to move fast on major reforms. Mr Macron's party was established just over a year ago and many candidates have little or no political experience.

Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

Q Always fair. Mr. President, can we get back to James Comey's testimony . Mr Comey told the Senate panel that he shared an unclassified memo about his February conversation with Mr Trump about Flynn because he hoped it would lead to the appointment of a special counsel .

Cosby's accuser says she was drugged, groped; "I was frozen"

She testified that's when Cosby assaulted her. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP). Bill Cosby , for his part, arrived for the third day of his sexual assault trial accompanied by one of his co-stars from his 1970s movie run.

Missing child alert in Brevard County

The missing child alert has been issued for Sebastian Meachum. He may be with 39-year-old Tony Hughes, who was last seen wearing a black Harley Davidson shirt and blue jeans with black boots. "She is about 5'05" tall. If located, DO NOT APPROACH and contact law enforcement. The Brevard COunty Property Appraiser website shows the Hughes own a home at 855 Atz Road, and purchased that home in 2014.

Former President Jimmy Carter shakes hand of every passenger on flight

Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta to Washington D.C. got excited when they realized that Former President Jimmy Carter was also in the same plane. Passenger James Parker Sheffield recorded the 92-year-old making his way down the aisle and greeting everyone with a friendly smile.

Officer Who Killed Black Motorist Philando Castile to Take the Stand

Defense attorneys argue that Yanez responded appropriately to the threat of a gun and in fear of his life. A key issue in the trial is what Yanez saw before he fired seven shots into Castile's vehicle. He said that was an "extraordinary", important detail, though prosecutor Jeff Paulsen suggested it might have just meant that Castile was reaching to unbuckle his seat belt.

United States intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Two top USA intelligence officials told a Senate committee on Wednesday they could not comment on conversations with President Donald Trump , in answer to questions on whether he tried to pressure them to curtail the government's Russian Federation probe.

Dozens more arrested in Tehran over IS attack

He added that the mastermind of the operation, who had fled the country, was killed by Iranian security forces with help from friendly intelligence services. imperialism for this highly disgusting stream [IS] in the region which has destroyed the Islamic countries and created a wave of massacres and clashes", Fars news agency quoted Izadi as saying.

Services to mark year since Orlando gay club massacre

Hundreds gathered outside the club late Sunday and early Monday, including scores of people dressed in white with angels wings and carrying lanterns. "We hope that this will be a service in which people can express their sorrow, their love, solidarity and their hope that lives that have been turned upside down can be turned right side up", Kidd said.

Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail

On Thursday, both Terry and Chauna Thompson were indicted on murder charges and were held in custody. Hernandez's wife could not speak to the media for legal reasons Thursday night. The attorney said witnesses have told him that Thompson is trained in the combative style. A anonymous bystander shot a cell phone video of the encounter, which showed Terry Thompson on top of Hernandez with his arm locked around Hernandez's neck.

Long Beach State Dirtbags take NCAA Super Regional opener from Fullerton

If necessary, a third and final game is scheduled for noon on Sunday. He was quickly erased on a double play by Hank LoForte . Long Beach State starter John Sheaks (8-4) allowed just two runs on two hits in five innings. Dirtbags coach Troy Buckley gave kudos to Cal State Fullerton (39-22). A double play helped him get out of the jam, and after two walks in the sixth inning, McCaughan struck out a pair to end the threat.

Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

Comey said in his testimony that he took the President's statement to be an inappropriate directive. Collins said that she supported issuing a subpoena to obtain the tapes if they exist, but noted that it would probably come from special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading an independent investigation into Trump and Russian Federation, rather than from the Senate intelligence panel.

Minnesota cop in fatal shooting of black motorist feared for his life

Yanez had pulled the 32-year-old cafeteria worker over because of a faulty brake light. At times, the 29-year-old Latino man wiped his eyes with a tissue as defense attorney Tom Kelly asked him questions. Yanez responded, "OK, don't reach for it then", followed by, "Don't pull it out", according to the squad vehicle recording. Ultimately, Kapelsohn said he believes the shooting was justified because Castile ignored three "lawful commands" by Yanez not to reach for the gun and that Yanez's ...

USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioning ceremony

The USS Gabrielle Giffords weighs over three thousand tons. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told her of plans to name a ship after her . Especially a living woman. The 421-feet, $475 million ship was constructed by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama, and arrived in Galveston last weekend for Saturday's commissioning, before setting sail for its home port of San Diego on Monday.

British police arrest another man in London Bridge attack probe

They have also revealed the fake suicide belts worn by attackers , which indicate they planned to take hostages. According to police, they look very authentic. A total of eight people were killed on 3 June when three attackers drove into pedestrians on the bridge and stabbed people in nearby Borough Market.

Rescue underway at Whitewater Center

The West Mecklenburg Volunteer Fire Department, Cooks Volunteer Fire Department and the Charlotte Fire Department were called in to help with the rescue. Crews said it was approximately a two-mile hike before they could reach the victim. Several fire departments and a helicopter worked together to get the person to the hospital, Medic said.

Puerto Rico referendum backs calls for island to become 51st USA state

However, even if voters chose to move away from the current status quo, the final decision is not in their hands, but must be taken by the US Congress . Gov. Ricardo Rossello greets people before voting at the San Jose Academy during the fifth referendum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Belleville teen drowns at Fugitive Beach near Rolla

When he landed in the water, he failed to return to the surface. Fugitive Beach staff jumped into the water, found him and performed CPR before he was taken to the hospital, the owners said. "He had a ton of energy, a really good positive energy that could really kind of uplift a room". The Fugitive Beach opened in 2014 when former Rolla Police Chief Mark Kearse made a decision to turn an abandoned rock quarry into a tourist stop.

Trump slams Qatar for terror funding

Earlier in the day, Trump accused Qatar of funding terrorism and called on the country to halt such activity. He says that funding has to end. Led by Saudi Arabia , several states in the Middle East and Africa have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar since Monday, accusing it of supporting "terrorism" and for its ties with Iran - a charge Qatar has dismissed.

'Build a Better World' reading program has begun

The Aurora Library Trust is providing the financial support for bringing in most of these presenters, although the Friends of the Aurora Memorial Library are providing funding for one of the performers, as well as for materials such as reading logs and prizes.

Donald Trump and family are trying to ruin my career: Kathy Griffin

Then the younger Trump doubled down on his rebuke of Griffin, invoking comments Griffin made last year when she said she would like to beat Trump's youngest son , 11-year-old Barron Trump. Indeed, news broke Friday that venues are already beginning to cancel the comedian. Sen. Al Franken also dis-invited Griffin from an event promoting his new book, "Giant of the Senate".

Trump lawyer denies president demanded loyalty

Comey testified Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Comey held a press conference saying that while presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was "extremely careless", he would not be recommending charges against her concerning her use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state.

Kathy Griffin Lawyers Up To Address 'Bullying' From Trump Family

While Griffin has apologized for the stunt, admitting to having gone too far , she proclaimed during the press conference on Friday that she is "not afraid of Donald Trump ". On Wednesday, in a flurry of tweets , he called her subsequent apology "phony". Griffin said that she participated in the photo shoot because she wanted to make an "absurdist artsy statement" that was "over the top" to symbolize what she sees as America's demise under Mr.

This One Tweet May Lead to Donald Trump's Impeachment

However, Comey claims Trump did ask him to drop (or rather Trump said he " hoped " he would drop) the investigation into now former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn . Mr Trump also seized on Mr Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter.

Rafael Nadal completes La Decima by winning French Open 2017

Wilander believes time away from the court after finishing a year ago early has helped the Mallorcan to return to his formidable physical peak. "The feeling I have here is impossible to describe". His groundstrokes were delivered with loud, long grunts, echoing in the otherwise mostly silent Court Philippe Chatrier, filled with 15,000 or so souls too rapt to speak.

Winning numbers drawn for $448 million Powerball jackpot

Many motorists who are not from the area also stop at the store and one of them could have purchased the ticket. Today, they are part of Menifee, population 89,000, but those living in Sun City still proudly call the community by its original name, Blais said.

Young woman in United States leak case faces day in court

Victor has been in local custody since her arrest and is expected to be taken into formal federal custody on Thursday. "The focus tomorrow will not necessarily be on whether or not she committed the crime that she's been accused of the focus will be on one or two things, whether or not she is a flight risk, or whether or not we can do some things that will assure that she will show up for trial or court appearances when they are scheduled".

How Trump and Pence Are Honoring America's Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

While we can not know the extent of your pain, what we do know is that our gratitude to them and to you is boundless and undying-will always be there, Thank you", Trump said . Trump hailed heroes in his first Memorial Day remarks as president at Arlington National Cemetery . Jane Horton, who has been a tireless advocate for gold star families over the years since Chris' death, echoed his sentiments.

Seth MacFarlane remembers Adam West

Eartha Kitt purred as Catwoman. West and his co-star Burt Ward, who played Batman's sidekick Robin, won widespread acclaim for their kitsch portrayal of the Dynamic Duo. He knew comedy, and he knew humanity. "Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all that you have given, Mr Mayor". Born in 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington, West was drafted into the United States Army where he served as an announcer on American Forces Network television.