• Intelligence Officials Won't Say If Trump Asked About Russia Probe
Intelligence Officials Won't Say If Trump Asked About Russia Probe

This frustrated several members of the committee. Both Coats and Rogers said they had contacted the White House to ask whether it meant to invoke executive privilege regarding the president's conversations with them, which could prevent the intelligence chiefs from testifying about them.

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May's Top 2 Aides Quit
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Top 2 Aides Quit

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have been heavily criticized by the British press for their handling of Theresa May's campaign. A party spokesman confirmed the resignation of Hill, a combative character who one ex-colleague said had helped create a "toxic" atmosphere at the heart of government.

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  • Senate hearing on Russia investigation underway
Senate hearing on Russia investigation underway

The events involving Coats show the president went further than just asking intelligence officials to deny publicly the existence of any evidence showing collusion during the 2016 election , as The Washington Post reported in May. "And we've gotten no answer from any of you". "Why are you not answering these questions?" KING: Well I do m...

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  • Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly to Senate
Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly to Senate

But today, before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Coats refused to give details about his conversations with the president, saying, "I do not feel that it's appropriate for me to, in a public session, in which confidential conversations between the president and myself - I don't believe it's appropriate to address that in a public session"...

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  • Carter called Roy 14 times the day he died, trooper says
Carter called Roy 14 times the day he died, trooper says

Throughout the week, prosecutors presented numerous jarring text message conversations between Carter and Roy in which Carter appeared to repeatedly encourage Roy to take his own life despite his apparent hesitation. Kill yourself, ' "a prosecutor said". "The wrinkle here is whether she coerced him or pressured him into doing something that he ...

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  • Gulf crisis grows as KSA, allies place Qataris on 'terror list'
Gulf crisis grows as KSA, allies place Qataris on 'terror list'

Addressing a White House news conference, the president said Qatar had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking to reporters shortly before Trump's remarks, said the Gulf countries' land and air blockade of Doha is hurting the campaign against ISIS, an assessment Pentagon of...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat
Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. May called the vote three years early in the hope of scoring a sweeping win to strengthen her hand in the challenging Brexit talks, which are due to start in nine days' time .

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  • Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results
Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has emerged from it as the most dynamic political figure in Britain. May announced Friday she would seek to form a minority government with the help of a small Northern Irish party, the pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ).

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  • Officer who killed motorist to testify Friday
Officer who killed motorist to testify Friday

Yanez watched a video of two black men with guns and was told to be on alert for the suspects. The jury also viewed video evidence from the squad vehicle, which recorded Yanez telling a superior officer that he did not know where the gun was.

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  • Director of National Intelligence Coats refuses to discuss Trump talks
Director of National Intelligence Coats refuses to discuss Trump talks

Coats told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he did not believe it was appropriate for him to publicly discuss conversations he has had with the president. Sen. Mark Warner , the vice chairman and the top Democrat on the committee, says that he will use some of his time to press members of the Intelligence community on the Russian Federat...

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  • Comey, Russia will take lead during Wednesday FISA hearing
Comey, Russia will take lead during Wednesday FISA hearing

He asked the director of national intelligence , Dan Coats , and the head of the National Security Agency , Adm. Mike Rogers, about media reports that Trump asked them to intervene in the Justice Department investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn , and the broader inquiry surrounding Russian Federation.

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  • As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan
As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan

Trump reportedly told Russian officials during a visit to the White House on May 10 that firing Comey the previous day relieved "great pressure" the president was feeling from an investigation of possible ties between his election campaign team and Russian officials.

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  • U.S. intelligence chief 'never been asked to act illegally'
U.S. intelligence chief 'never been asked to act illegally'

Rogers was referring to yesterday's Washington Post story that says Trump asked Daniel Coats , the director of national intelligence, to get former FBI Director James Comey to back off from his investigation into the Trump campaign.

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  • Two Bounty Hunters And Fugitive Killed In Shootout At Texas Car Dealership
Two Bounty Hunters And Fugitive Killed In Shootout At Texas Car Dealership

Hutchinson had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a first degree drug charge from the Hennepin County Sherriff's Office in Minneapolis. Hutchinson pulled a handgun from his waistband and dropped it on a desk before retrieving it and returning fire.

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  • Szczur's pinch homer helps Padres to 6-3 win over Royals
Szczur's pinch homer helps Padres to 6-3 win over Royals

A Rockies 9, Cubs 1: Mark Reynolds and Charlie Blackmon homered as visiting Colorado won its seventh straight game. They doubled their lead the next inning when Erick Aybar hit a one-out double and Chacin helped himself out with a double of his own.

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  • Pelosi advises Trump:
Pelosi advises Trump: "Go to sleep"

Trump won the 2016 election by a wide margin in the Electoral College but lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by about 3 million. She said that she hoped Trump would "rise to the occasion" of respecting the office of the president but added that he "hasn't so far".

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  • Defense wants talk of Castile's permit omitted
Defense wants talk of Castile's permit omitted

Defense attorney Earl Gray argued that Yanez , 29, didn't know Castile had a permit to carry at the time of the shooting , so evidence about it is irrelevant in his trial. The 27-year-old reportedly told authorities during an interview earlier this month that she and Castile had made a stop hours before the incident so she could buy some marij...

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  • Fired worker kills 5 at former Florida workplace
Fired worker kills 5 at former Florida workplace

In June 2014, Orange County deputies investigated a report that the man battered another employee at the warehouse, but no charges were brought, Demings said. The sheriff said the shooter was a former employee at the business and was sacked sometime in April of this year. Neumann paused at least once to reload his gun.

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  • Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests
Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests

When the group's supporters took to the streets on Saturday, they found they were hugely outnumbered by counter-protesters in several cities. In Seattle , the counter-protest dubbed " Seattle Stands With Our Muslim Neighbors " was far larger than the anti-Shariah demonstration .

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  • Rallies past Sam Houston St. in super-regional opener
Rallies past Sam Houston St. in super-regional opener

FSU found itself in an early hole but pieced together runs before exploding for three straight RBI singles for a 6-6 tie in the bottom of the seventh. The Seminoles had a chance to add more runs until the Bearkats turned a 5-4-3 triple play to end the inning. First basemen Drew Mendoza was the only Seminole to not record a hit today as he went ...

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