• Trump 'faces obstruction of justice probe'
Trump 'faces obstruction of justice probe'

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the investigators were looking into possible obstruction of justice . Comey also testified that he told Trump that he was not personally under investigation. An obstruction of justice finding could form the basis for Mr Trump's impeachment but such a step would face a steep hurdle because it would req...

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  • Jared Kushner's business record is under investigation
Jared Kushner's business record is under investigation

Russian Federation investigation special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating Kushner's finances. During the meeting at Trump Tower with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, Kushner reportedly floated the possibility of establishing a back-channel line of communication between the Trump transition team and Russia.

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  • Trump expands apprentice programs with new executive order
Trump expands apprentice programs with new executive order

Trump's executive order also requires all federal agencies that participate in apprenticeship programs or workforce training to examine whether their efforts are duplicative or could be combined with other programs to greater effect. "This really demonstrates what you can do with apprenticeships with existing dollars", Litow said. Nobel is a th...

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  • Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open
Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

If you're a U.S. Open golf fan, you know that Na posted an Instagram video Monday declaring the fescue rough in this sprawling hayfield as more oppressive than the grasses in a Brazilian rain forest. Paul Casey and Xander Schauffele were one shot back, with Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka another shot behind at 5 under....

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  • Coach Cal invites Capitol Police officer to Kentucky game
Coach Cal invites Capitol Police officer to Kentucky game

Special Agents David Bailey and Crystal Griner, along with colleague Henry Cabrera, who was uninjured, are being hailed as heroes for their response to the gunman who opened fire Wednesday during a congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria.

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  • Trump Is Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice
Trump Is Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

During a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing last week, former FBI Director James Comey testified that President Trump sought assurances that he was not under investigation personally in the agency's Russian Federation tampering investigation.

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  • Trump under investigation for possible obstruction
Trump under investigation for possible obstruction

The probe Mueller "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

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  • ME fugitive Michael Brown dies in NH police chase
ME fugitive Michael Brown dies in NH police chase

Massachusetts State Police tweeted on Thursday night that the pursuit was online one-hour long, ending just after midnight Friday morning. Police say Michael Brown fled from police in a stolen Toyota Tacoma after being recognized in Malden.

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  • Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes
Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes

The Secret Service, which protects the president and his family, maintained a secret taping system for the White House in the eras of John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon . "He asked specifically of loyalty in the context of asking me to stay", Comey told the Senate intelligence committee. Trump himself has also refused to make any definiti...

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  • Scalise shooter went to Washington to
Scalise shooter went to Washington to "fix the tax system", wife says

Besides Scalise, the shooter also wounded Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, along with a congressional aide and a lobbyist. He also had an active presence on social media, including posts that Reuters described as "raged against Republican U.S.

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  • Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators
Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's legal team, denounced the Post report , saying on Wednesday: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ". The president fired Flynn in February, after just 24 days on the job, when he learned that the former Marine lieutenant general lied to Vice President...

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  • Mueller Probing Obstruction Case Against Trump
Mueller Probing Obstruction Case Against Trump

Donald Trump has blasted the "phony story" that he is being investigated for obstruction of justice , saying it is "the single greatest witch hunt in American political history". Former FBI director James Comey assured him three times that he was not. Did he tell Congress the full story about Mr. Mueller's investigation? Officially,...

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  • Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap
Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

The bipartisan legislation strengthens the nation's workforce development system through registered apprenticeship programs. President Barack Obama called for more in his 2014 State of the Union address. Congress passed the Fitzgerald Act in 1937, authorizing the secretary of labor to "formulate and promote the furtherance of labor standards ...

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  • Cosby gave women Quaaludes, trial hears
Cosby gave women Quaaludes, trial hears

In the criminal case, he's charged with giving Constand three pills that she says made her unable to tell him to stop as he touched her genitals. According to the deposition, Cosby engaged in "petting" with Constand "at least" four times at his home - each time initiated by him - and that she only rebuffed him once.

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  • Attorney General's Selective Silence Deafens Senate Russia Inquiry
Attorney General's Selective Silence Deafens Senate Russia Inquiry

He said on the micro-blogging site: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". As part of the probe, the special counsel has also gathered Comey's written accounts of his conversations with Trump. After Comey's much-watched Senate testimony, the preside...

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  • Wolf responds to Sessions' request to remove legal protections for medical marijuana
Wolf responds to Sessions' request to remove legal protections for medical marijuana

Sessions made the request to Congressional leaders in a May 1 letter that became public this week. "The Department must be in a position to use all laws available to combat the transnational drug organizations and risky drug traffickers who threaten American lives", he writes as justification for allowing the DOJ to use their own discretion i...

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  • Jurors Struggling in Yanez Trial
Jurors Struggling in Yanez Trial

Yanez had pulled Castile's vehicle over in a St. Paul suburb last July 6. Jurors began deliberations after hearing closing arguments on Monday. Defense attorney Earl Gray leaves the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. "In these cases, it does seem that jurors are very reluctant to second guess the split-second decision of a police officer in a very...

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  • Summer Food Service Program running now
Summer Food Service Program running now

The Summer Nutrition Programs help fill this gap by providing free meals and snacks that meet federal nutrition standards to children who might otherwise go hungry. "The important thing is that they have to be there during the time of meal service", she said. "If we are going to expect more from our kids, we've got to do more for them", said Joy ...

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  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in critical condition, hospital says
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in critical condition, hospital says

Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout. After accepting it gracefully, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". Pelosi agreed, mentioning that the entire House was supporting Scalise during his recovery. Cramer's comments echoed others by House members of both parties Thursday. There was plenty of amateur-hour baseball in the event, but also ...

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  • Accused Minnesota Cop Testifies in Philando Castile Trial
Accused Minnesota Cop Testifies in Philando Castile Trial

Video from Yanez's squad vehicle dashboard camera showed that he approached the driver's window while Kauser went to the passenger side and told Castile of his defective taillight. Yanez then told Castile not to reach for the gun. Paulsen noted the absence of a bullet hole in Castile's shorts or bullet damage to his gun - evidence, the prosecutor s...

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