• Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony
Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony

The GOP staffer, who was not authorized to discuss the issue publicly and spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the chairman has the authority to sign off on subpoenas and that all the committee rules were followed. House Democrats sent a letter to the White House on Friday night saying that the president couldn't block Comey's testimony by ...

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  • VanWynsberghe takes 41st at national bee
VanWynsberghe takes 41st at national bee

Despite spelling both of her words right in the preliminary round, she did not qualify for the finals. The winning word was "gladiolus", spelled correctly by the first champion, Frank Neuhauser. The early rounds of the finals will be carried on ESPN2, with the closing rounds moving Thursday evening to the more widely watched ESPN. This year, 138 fe...

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  • ACP decries withdrawal from climate agreement
ACP decries withdrawal from climate agreement

Trump has always been skeptical of climate change, despite vast scientific evidence showing that human activity has contributed to the problem, and has repeatedly suggested that it is a "hoax ". Scientists say that to meet the 2 C target, humanity must leave a third of all oil reserves, half of gas reserves and over 80 percent of coal reserves ...

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  • Man cradling pint becomes unlikely symbol of defiance after London Bridge
Man cradling pint becomes unlikely symbol of defiance after London Bridge

At 10:08 p.m. (5:08 p.m. ET), London Metropolitan officers responded to reports of a vehicle hitting pedestrians on London Bridge . Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Ops, Mark Rowley, said the assailants were wearing what looked like explosive vests which upon further investigation appeared to be fake.

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  • Noel looks to defend title in Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
Noel looks to defend title in Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Because of her health issues, she had been unable to race from August 2015 until this March and, although she told NBC that "I never thought I would still be here", her attitude is far more positive that would seem to insinuate. San Diego Police said no spectators or runners were injured during the incident, which began at 8:05 a.m.at the Sea W...

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  • Two missing after deadly blast at Wisconsin milling plant
Two missing after deadly blast at Wisconsin milling plant

Block, who was a mill operator, was found early Thursday morning while Goodenow, who operated a forklift, was found Thursday night, according to Derrick Clark, Didion's vice president of operations. Ethanol Producer Magazine has been unable to determine if the ethanol plant was damaged by the explosion. Dust explosions are a serious problem in h...

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  • Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony
Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony

Earlier on Friday, the White House press secretary, Sean Spicer , would not say what Mr. Trump planned to do. While the department has compiled a long list of candidates for the White House, there has been no "clear framework or logic for who was interviewed and why", said one of the sources.

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  • Plant Explosion-Wisconsin story
Plant Explosion-Wisconsin story

Sixteen employees were working when the blast occurred around 11 p.m.at the plant that processes corn for ethanol and other uses. The majority of the staffers work at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria. "I'm excited because, you know, last day of school, but then it's also a little heartbreaking because we do have friends here who have family memb...

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  • Louisville's 7-run eighth keys 11-1 rout of Oklahoma in NCAA
Louisville's 7-run eighth keys 11-1 rout of Oklahoma in NCAA

Oklahoma gave up seven runs in eighth after Louisville sent 12 batters to the plate against five different Sooners pitchers. Devin Hairston was hit by a pitch to force in another run before Lyman knocked in two more to cap the big inning. It took five innings to break the ice, but Oklahoma posted the first run of the game with a one-out double from...

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  • Trump Sought Advice From Guilfoyle Before Dumping Paris Climate Pact
Trump Sought Advice From Guilfoyle Before Dumping Paris Climate Pact

The White House made the announcement about its new policy on Russian Federation questions just before the House intelligence committee issued subpoenas related to its Russian Federation investigation. The Trump-Kushner relationship is "showing unmistakable signs of strain", the Times reported in an article published Monday on its front page....

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  • Marchers walk 200 miles protesting for IL budget
Marchers walk 200 miles protesting for IL budget

It is aimed at easing the process of merging or dissolving townships or for cities to absorb townships occupying the same geographical area. "There is no more urgent matter facing the state than the passage of a comprehensive, balanced budget, and House Democrats will continue our efforts to address this challenge, end this destructive impasse an...

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  • House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn
House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn

Cohen told CNN , if subpoenaed, he'd comply. In May, the committee took testimony from former Central Intelligence Agency director Brennan, who said that he had become concerned during the election campaign by the contacts between Trump associates and the Russians and shared the information with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Indiana Legislators React To CBO Score On GOP Health Care Bill
Indiana Legislators React To CBO Score On GOP Health Care Bill

It is uncertain how many states would waive community rating under the AHCA.The Daily Mail Opinion page published a column by syndicated columnist Star Parker Fridaystating the House Republican health bill will save money and deliver better health care to everyone.

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  • Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting
Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

Speaking to French newspaper Journal du Dimanche , Macron called the handshake a "moment of truth ". Mr Macron eventually released his hand, moving on to greet other members of the group, while Mr Trump delivered a parting arm smack to his French equivalent.

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  • NewsAlert: Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack, official says
NewsAlert: Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack, official says

Fears of new terror attack after van "mows down 20 people" on London Bridge . One of those victims was an on-duty British Transport Police officer who was responding to the London Bridge incident. A man named Gerard who had been watching the Champions League soccer final at the Ship pub in Borough Market, told The Guardian that he fought b...

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  • Comey to testify Trump pressured him to end Russian Federation probe
Comey to testify Trump pressured him to end Russian Federation probe

Former FBI director James B. Comey is expected to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee next Thursday at 10 a.m., the committee announced Thursday. Comey wrote the memo soon after meeting with Trump on February 14, one day after Flynn was asked to resign for misleading the vice president about his contacts with Kislyak.

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  • 'Covfefe' stumps 2017 National Spelling Bee Champion Ananya Vinay
'Covfefe' stumps 2017 National Spelling Bee Champion Ananya Vinay

Show hosts Alisyn Camerota and Chris Cuomo chose to ask her to spell " covfefe " - the typo made by President Trump in an unfinished late-night tweet that quickly went viral. Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and...

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  • Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director
Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

He told the press Thursday that former Democratic senator Joe Lieberman is his top choice. The Trump White House is under pressure to find a candidate who is likely to win Senate approval quickly and without controversy, and time is short for him to do so before leaving on his nine-day foreign trip.

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  • Trump's ties to Russian Federation are well-documented
Trump's ties to Russian Federation are well-documented

Gergen, who served under four Presidents , described the complexity of working inside a White House that's being investigated. Fresh off Trump's first official trip overseas, his administration is looking for ways to respond more aggressively to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between T...

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  • Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout
Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout

When asked about Hutchinson, Peters shared that a friend of his, a retired St. Paul cop, had told him that Hutchinson was the most risky person he's encountered in 35 years of police work. Alfaro, a licensed private investigator, told WFAA it is almost unheard of for a commissioned security officer to be involved in bond apprehensions, the term Tex...

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