• Jeff Sessions Reportedly Latest to Say 'Fuck It'
Jeff Sessions Reportedly Latest to Say 'Fuck It'

But Trump's tweets today made his feelings evident for all to see and raised questions about how he is managing his own administration. Sessions remains at the Justice Department , where a spokeswoman told CNN that he is not stepping down.

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  • Kathy Griffin feels 'betrayed' by Anderson Cooper after firing
Kathy Griffin feels 'betrayed' by Anderson Cooper after firing

Bloom also reported that Griffin had been contacted by the Secret Service, though that is standard procedure in matters like this. She said the online attacks on her in the last few days - including death threats. She claimed the US leader and his aides have called on anyone employing Griffin or booking her for gigs to fire the comic immediately....

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  • Sessions offered to resign amid special counsel tension
Sessions offered to resign amid special counsel tension

Spicer's remarks came after The New York Times reported that Trump had vented intermittently about Sessions since the attorney general recused himself from any Russia-related investigations conducted by the Department of Justice. A Justice spokeswoman declined to comment to ABC on whether Sessions had offered or threatened to resign. Reportedly...

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  • What is spear-phishing, Russia's alleged voter hacking technique?
What is spear-phishing, Russia's alleged voter hacking technique?

Court documents filed in federal court against victor in Georgia did not identify the news outlet, nor the document in question, although both the Intercept and the court papers say the document in question was dated May 5. The government claims that when victor "retained and transmitted classified national defense information", she could have ...

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  • Man armed with hammer shot by Paris police near Notre-Dame
Man armed with hammer shot by Paris police near Notre-Dame

A man, upper left, who attacked a police officer, lies wounded on the esplanade of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris . France's Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the attacker was carrying the identification of an Algerian student and preliminary information indicated he had acted alone.

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  • Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda
Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

But for McConnell, getting to 50 votes (Vice President Mike Pence could break a 50-50 tie) means losing no more than two Republican senators. "The areas we have consensus on? Rand Paul ", spokesman Sergio Gor said in a statement, The Hill reported .

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  • Dershowitz: Even Legal Counsel Won't Stop Trump's Tweeting
Dershowitz: Even Legal Counsel Won't Stop Trump's Tweeting

But advisers close to Trump acknowledge that what the President calls his immigration plan - a travel ban , or worse, a "Muslim ban" - matters to the likelihood that it gets past federal courts and the Supreme Court . It deleted Iraq from the list and removed an indefinite ban on Syrian refugees. In the states' brief, filed on Monday, Texas...

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  • Kansas governor vetoes $1.2B income tax increase
Kansas governor vetoes $1.2B income tax increase

While House and Senate both get on with the task of trying to change enough votes to override the governor and pass the latest tax plan, some lawmakers say going home may, frankly, be enough motivation to get a deal done. "What we're doing is fleecing our constituents", said Sen. Rep. Fred Patton, R-Topeka, pondered flipping his vote in a possibl...

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  • White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud
White House Downplays Trump Tweets On Gulf Feud

Tuesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined to say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions. The Times attributed the information to two people who it said spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal White House matters.

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  • White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions
White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

ABC's sources said Trump "has remained fixated on it", and two sources said Trump has "lashed out repeatedly" at Sessions privately, pointing at his decision to recuse himself as the reason for the escalation in the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Bethune-Cookman reaches Gainesville Regional finals
Bethune-Cookman reaches Gainesville Regional finals

University of Florida freshman Austin Langworthy had yet to win a college baseball game on the mound in five appearances and hadn't hit a home run since early March. From there, Florida finally seemed to relax at the plate, collecting runs in each of the final three innings and building a lead too big to be truly nervous about.

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  • Grandmother accused of fatally stabbing granddaughter has been captured
Grandmother accused of fatally stabbing granddaughter has been captured

Nicole Darrington Clark , 43, is also accused of critically wounding her daughter and another granddaughter in the Monday attack, the Los Angeles Times reports . It wasn't immediately clear when or why she was released from the mental hospital and whether the daughter in the 2005 attack is the same one found critically injured Monday in Colton .

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  • Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation
Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

Trump is dining at the White House Tuesday night with two senators who are on the Senate Intelligence Committee and will question Comey - Sens. Comey might join this list of famous witnesses that have changed history. Bush's attorney general, Alberto Gonzales. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. "So they ought to have as much info as they can". As important as ...

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  • British gov't, London mayor clash over United Kingdom invite to Trump
British gov't, London mayor clash over United Kingdom invite to Trump

Three jihadis drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge late on Saturday before running into the bustling Borough Market area where they slit people's throats and stabbed them indiscriminately. "I don't think we should roll out the red carpet to the President of the U.S. in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand f...

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  • Terminally ill man arrested after plotting to kill 3 doctors
Terminally ill man arrested after plotting to kill 3 doctors

The family was concerned because two guns owned by Chen were missing when he left home. Police found a white rubber mask, a notebook with names, addresses and directions to the homes of several doctors and two loaded guns inside his auto, court documents show.

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  • Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges
Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

The news of a rift between Trump and the attorney general comes just before former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Karl reports that the "frustration runs both ways", which is what led to Sessions's offer to resign. Later, in May, after Trump had fired Comey as FBI director, deputy attor...

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  • Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track
Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Brown was sharply critical of Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord , reached a year ago by all but two other nations. The ministry of Science in China and California government announced the deal on Tuesday.

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  • House sends tribal casino bill to governor
House sends tribal casino bill to governor

Mohegan Tribal Chairman Kevin Brown said families of casino workers at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun were "breathing a sigh of relief" that the legislation passed. Aresimowicz said the deal with the Senate required the upper chamber to ease restrictions on mixed-martial arts in CT, a demand of several Bridgeport and Hartford legislator...

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  • Co-worker had asked for protection from gunman
Co-worker had asked for protection from gunman

Friends of one of the five victims of a workplace shooting at an awning company in Florida say his family is suffering "an immeasurable loss". This March 19, 2010 booking photo made available by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, shows John Robert Neumann Jr ., who was arrested for possession of marijuana.

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  • Attorney General Sessions offered to resign after tensions grew with Trump
Attorney General Sessions offered to resign after tensions grew with Trump

The New York Times , citing unnamed sources, reported that Sessions told Trump that he needed more freedom to do his job successfully and he could resign if that was what Trump wanted. Trump's Twitter usage has been a cornerstone of his presidency, offering a window into his thinking, sometimes at the expense of his administration's messaging.

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