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Comey Memos Released to Congress, Promptly Leaked Online

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Justice officials had allowed some lawmakers to view the memos but had never provided copies to Congress. Boyd wrote that the department had also provided the memos to several Senate committees. The 15 pages of leaked documents contained new details about Comey's interactions with Trump that he found so unnerving that Comey documented them in writing. Read More »

State media report new missile attacks in Syria

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Russian Federation immediately denied the British allegations and said the OPCW visit to Douma had been delayed because of the Western airstrikes against the Syrian regime early Saturday morning. Ryabkov, deputy foreign minister of Russian Federation, told reporters, according to the news agency Interfax. Any new sanctions on Assad would build on a series of such European Union measures since 2011, ranging from an arms embargo and a ban on dealings with the Syrian central bank to travel ... Read More »

Iraq launches airstrikes on ISIS positions in Syria

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Iraq officially declared victory over the Daesh* on December 9, 2017 after last of the terrorists were driven from the country and military regained control over the country's border with Syria . However, there are no official figures on how numerous convicted received the death penalty or how many executions have already taken place. "Iraq's mishandling of the ISIS trials not only denies victims real justice, but also risks sending innocent Iraqis to their deaths", HRW senior Iraq ... Read More »

Rod's nephew abducted in Lamborghini sale gone bad

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Two men were arrested after they allegedly held a cousin of former slugger Alex Rodriguez for ransom Wednesday night, NY police confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. Vucetovic and Gilkes then attempted to ransom Susini's business partners, who instead called police. Gilkes and Vucetovic turned themselves in at 3:50 a.m. Read More »

COMEY MEMOS: Trump complained about Mike Flynn's 'serious judgment issues'

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Comey also told Tapper, incredibly, that he wasn't sure of how many memos there were, or how many were classified. In one memo, Comey described the dinner he had with the president in the Green Room at the White House. President Donald Trump fired Comey in May 2017 while he was leading the FBI investigation into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Read More »

European MPs urge U.S. not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

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In January, he made a decision to stick with the JCPOA, but gave the European signatories a May 12 deadline to "fix the awful flaws" of the accord or have him abandon the agreement. A U.S. withdrawal would open a deep divided between the United States and Europe, despite common concern over Iran's ballistic missile program and its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad. Read More »

US to execute 83 year old convicted bomber

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Attorneys for Alabama reacted their state had the right to implement the death penalty handed out by an Alabama courtroom and this move was agreed to by the federal government. The US Supreme Court has temporarily delayed the planned execution of an 83-year-old convicted murderer in Alabama. That was the same court on which his victim sat almost 30 years ago. Read More »

Stephon Clark's Brother Arrested Over Alleged Threats

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The information says bail has been set at $1 million, but also says Clark is not eligible for bail under California Penal Code 1275, based on the seriousness of the alleged crime. Stevante Clark speaks to Black Lives Matter protesters on the day of his brother's funeral in downtown Sacramento on March 29, 2018. Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert said Wednesday that her office doesn't yet have the Sacramento police report into last month's death of 22-year-old ... Read More »

McCabe Referral Helps Trump Attack FBI

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The report said Comey and McCabe gave conflicting accounts about a conversation they had on the leak. The Associated Press has obtained 15 pages of memos that former FBI Director James Comey drafted about his interactions with President Donald Trump. Read More »

Poll says majority of British Columbians support Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

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Moreover, the Trans Mountain pipeline has been the subject of 14 court challenges, so far. Horgan campaigned in opposition to the pipeline expansion. Kean told an earnings conference call that events in recent days have reinforced his concerns about the $7.4-billion project's viability. "It's become clear this particular investment may be untenable for a private party to undertake", said Kean. Read More »

Robert De Niro Gives Donald Trump Another Savage Nickname

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Robert De Niro , pictured at a press luncheon during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival at Thalassa on April 18, 2018 in NY, called President Donald Trump a "mad man". This fucking idiot is the president. In a video released before the 2016 presidential election, De Niro called Trump a "pig" and a "bullshit artist", saying he'd like to "punch" the then-White House hopeful "in the face". Read More »

Paramount Teams With F. Gary Gray To Turn 'MASK' Into Film Franchise

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Deadline reports that Paramount has signed a deal with F. Gary Gray (director of Straight Outta Compton ) and Hasbro to direct a feature film based on MASK . Gray directed the 2017 film The Fate of the Furious , which proved to earn more than $1 billion over the course of its theatrical run. M.A.S.K. is the fifth film in development from Paramount Pictures and Hasbro's new production company, Allspark Entertainment. Read More »

Chemical weapons experts await go ahead to enter Douma

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The assailants shot at the United Nations team and detonated an explosive Tuesday, prompting the security team to return to Damascus , the capital, said Ahmet Uzumcu, director general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons . Read More »

Kim Meeting Holds Out Peril and Possibilities: QuickTake

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Freeland was asked recently during a public talk at the University of Toronto about how the changes in the Trump administration affected her interactions. A graduate of West Point and Harvard Law School, Pompeo shares the President's hawkish views on North Korea and Iran. The armistice was signed by the USA -led United Nations Command, North Korea and China. Read More »

Badboy Von Trier returns to Cannes, 7 years

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In addition, Kevin Macdonald's " Whitney ", a doc about the late pop star Whitney Houston, will join the Midnight Screenings series, along with Ramin Bahrani's adaptation of Ray Bradbury's " Fahrenheit 451 " starring Michael B. "But come on! I'm not for the Second World War, and I'm not against Jews". It was at the Cannes press conference for Melancholia that von Trier made his now-infamous comments. Read More »

Suspect shoots through window of Chinese restaurant, killing 2 Gilchrist Co. deputies

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The Sheriff's Office said Ramirez and Lindsey were inside the Ace Chine Restaurant in downtown Trenton around 3 p.m. when the shooting suspect, identified as an adult male, shot the two through the window. "May God bless those who work to keep our communities safe". Trenton, a town with 2,300 residents, is about 30 miles west of Gainesville . "The daily risk that law enforcement officers take to protect our communities is overwhelming", Bondi's statement continued. Read More »

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani joined President Trump defense team

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Last month prominent Washington, D.C., attorney John Dowd, a former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner, resigned from his role on Trump's lineup. Joe diGenova and Victoria Toensing were announced as new hires to Mr Trump's team that week, but the president reversed course, with one of his other lawyers saying that conflicts precluded them from joining the team representing him on Russian Federation. Read More »

Lance Armstrong Settles Federal Fraud Scenario for $5 Million

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Landis, who was a whistleblower in the doping scandal and stripped of his 2006 Tour de France title for doping, is eligible to up to 25% of the damages as the whistleblower along with $1.65 million in attorney fees. The former cycling superstar was due to face a trial next month over claims that he defrauded the USA government when he took drugs while racing for his United States Postal Service-sponsored team. Read More »

Syrian air defence shoots down missiles over Homs

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Douma was the last town to hold out in the besieged eastern Ghouta enclave, the last big rebel bastion near the capital Damascus, which was captured by a government advance over the past two months. And on April 9, Syria accused Israel of striking the T-4 air base in Homs. France and the United States appeared to question the objective of such a mission, warning that any incriminating evidence had likely been removed by now. Read More »

A Guide to the Investigations Faced by Scott Pruitt, EPA Chief

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Pruitt's future in the Trump administration has recently been thrown into question by a series of damaging news reports . Earlier this week, an investigation by the Government Accountability Office found Pruitt's installation of a $43,000 soundproof phone booth had violated federal spending laws. Read More »

OPCW 'enters Syria's Douma' to probe gas attack allegation

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An inspection by Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) inspectors was delayed after United Nations security personnel "encountered a security issue" involving protesters and gunfire, Reuters reported , citing sources with knowledge of revelations made by OPCW director-general Ahmet Üzümcü Wednesday at the organization's headquarters in The Hague. Read More »

Syrian Air Defense Forces Return Fire In Non-Existent Attack

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Stating Turkey's clear stance against the use of chemical weapons , Erdoğan said it is important to not allow tensions to escalate and evaluate the incidents within its context. The US and France say they have evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces used poison gas in the attack, but they have not provided it, even after Saturday's strikes . Read More »

'Gunfire' delays United Nations chemical mission in Syria's Douma

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Damascus and its ally Moscow deny that any gas attack took place, that they are holding up the inspections or that they have tampered with evidence at the site. But delays and security fears have cast uncertainty over the current fact-finding mission (FFM). It added that "only the government of Russian Federation has the motive, means, and record to conduct such an attack". Read More »

The king said the name 'Swaziland' had caused confusion

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The tiny landlocked nation in southern Africa gained full independence in 1968, after being a British protectorate since the early 1900s. 'I would like to announce that Swaziland will now revert to its original name, ' he said, wearing red military uniform. Read More »

Delays keep inspectors from reaching Syria attack site

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Stephane Dujarric told reporters at U.N. headquarters Thursday that "due to the volatility" of the situation on the ground in Douma the United Nations doesn't want "to telegraph" when a U.N. The Pentagon said Thursday a "preponderance of the evidence" indicates there were chemical weapons , including "elements" of sarin nerve gas, at the three Syrian sites bombed by the USA and its allies last week. Read More »

South Korea says it's ready for peace if North Korea denuclearizes

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He made the remarks during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. North Korea has long sought a peace treaty with the United States to formally end the war. "It would be a great day for them, it would be a great day for the world". Mr Trump said the USA remained opposed to rejoining the Trans Pacific Partnership unless Japan and other parties to the trade pact offered "a deal that I can't refuse". Read More »