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Chelsea Manning talks leaks, transition after prison release

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Manning told ABC she was grateful to Obama for commuting her sentence. On May 17, Manning, born Bradley Manning, left Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas after serving the longest sentence of any leaker in USA history. Manning said her choice to come out was a simple matter of being herself, and her decision to fight for hormone treatment was they only way for her to maintain her identity. Read More »

Global Automotive Window Films Market Research Report 2017

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Global Cloud-Based Rugged Tablets Market Research Report 2017 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. The report covers the global Motion Control Valves market right from its definition to the numerous categorizations of the market as well as its key end-use applications. Read More »

NCAA Track & Field Championships: Women of Oregon Dominate 4x400 Relay, Final Bound

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Kent State senior Danniel Thomas finally got the marks she was looking for as well when she won the shot put with a personal-best 62-10, moving her to third on the NCAA all-time list. And shell do it with just 90 minutes between races. Platt (47.01) handed the stick off to London fifth and at the break-in point the Bears were over 10 meters behind the lead pack. Read More »

Woman distracted by phone tumbles over basement access doors

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The woman is seen walking right towards the open gates, somewhat oblivious to what's going on around her. - The woman who falls into a cellar in New Jersey in a new viral video is reportedly legally blind. She had been in town visiting her son from Florida when the tumble occurred, according to CBS2. She was hospitalized with serious injuries. Several people rushed to her aid and she was transported to a hospital. Read More »

Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband

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Investigators told AP that the May 28 incident started when Terry Thompson , whose wife is Harris County deputy Shauna Thompson , became offended after allegedly seeing an intoxicated Hernandez urinate outside a Houston-area Denny's. She insisted he have coffee, but surveillance cameras showed Hernandez walking outside with his wife trying to stop him. "He was really angry". Hernandez flails under Thompson, who repeatedly asks him, " do you want me to hit you again? ". Read More »

Anthem Inc. Stops Obamacare Coverage in Ohio

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Anthem , which now oversees Affordable Care Act plans for about 1.1 million people in 14 states, is one of the largest of the multistate insurers that hasn't pulled back sharply from selling individual plans in the ACA. Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) issued a statement after the announcement by Anthem . "It's been seven years to talk about health care", McConnell said. Read More »

London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

Trump tweeted twice critising Khan's leadership skills just hours after the London Bridge attacks which killed seven and injured a further 48. Trump accused Khan of downplaying the attacks, after telling Londoners that " there's no reason to be alarmed ". Read More »

Qatar says ready for mediation to ease Gulf rift

In a series of tweets, Trump said: "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology". But Trump in his evening conversation with Salman argued against isolating Doha, saying that restablishing unity on the Gulf Cooperation Council , where Qatar is a member, will be "critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability". Read More »

Edgewater man arrested as part of Russian mob over stolen chocolates

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The suspects, said to be members of the Shulaya Enterprise, a Russian-organized crime group operating in and around New York City, were apprehended Wednesday by the FBI's Joint Eurasian Organized Crime Task Force. In April, two of the defendants allegedly executed the scheme, making over $1,000 by manipulating the machines. Five people are still at large, the Justice Department said. Read More »

Powerball jackpot climbs to $435 million

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The winning numbers from Wednesday's drawing were 05, 21, 57, 66, 69 and the PowerBall was 13. Overall, there were 1,878,417 winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. They matched four white balls and the Powerball. The jackpot has been building and if a MI player won it would be the single biggest lottery win ever in the state. Read More »

Senate intel Republicans probe for weakness in Comey

When asked by Democratic Sen. He also showed copies of his meeting notes with Trump to people outside the Justice Department . Later, Rubio - who has often had some tough questions for the Trump administration - pressed Comey on why it never leaked out that Trump was not a direct target of the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Man kicked by cops undergoing surgery for burns

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Tragically, police mistook one for the other. "When I see the cops approaching, they start kicking him and grabbing him, pulling him out of the way", Roberto said . "As I previously said, we will utilize all resources available to the Prosecutor's Office for a full and thorough investigation as we seek to bring this matter to a rightful conclusion". Read More »

MIT issues statement regarding research on Paris Agreement

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The American Coal Council said more than 90 percent of USA coal plants are equipped with advanced emissions controls, and that advances in technology will lead to further improvement. Thirteen governors have also pledged to continue to honor the Paris pledges. His decision to turn his back on science and global cooperation dealt a huge blow to the worldwide hopes of fighting climate change and left the U.S.as the only major country that won't be part of the 195-country global accord - ... Read More »

Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

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Khan's comments came after Trump criticized the mayor's reaction to Saturday's London attack . After the June 5 London attacks, Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticise the mayor, blaming him for making excuses in the wake of continuous attacks in London . Read More »

Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing

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The 25-year-old USA government contractor has worked since February in Augusta , Georgia, for a federal agency that neither prosecutors nor her defense lawyer will name and where she had access to sensitive documents. She took the job after serving for six years in the Air Force where she obtained top secret clearance while working as a linguist, specializing in languages of the Middle East. Read More »

Man says daughter choked to death accidentally

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They suspect the child was killed in 2013. Officials told KLAS that the child's body was found so badly decomposed that authorities weren't able to determine the gender. Las Vegas police removed the other children from that home and say they appeared to be abused. He said they kept the girl's body in their home in Belleville, Illinois, for some time. Read More »

Expert believes officer justified in shooting

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Paul and several suburbs. "It would be very concerning and I would expect action to be taken, given how quickly things can develop", Mangseth said. Yanez used that as a reason for the traffic stop, after he thought that Castile resembled a suspect in a recent armed robbery. Read More »

Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

Trump undermined those arguments on Monday when he lashed out at what he called a "watered down" and a "politically correct" current version of his original order. George Conway, who was considered for various positions in the Trump administration, according to Politico , and "was a candidate for the solicitor general post and the front-runner to head DOJ's Civil Division until he withdrew his name from consideration last week", pulled out his rusty Twitter account to mock Trump. Read More »

Grandmother suspected in triple stabbing in Southern California arrested

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A telephone message seeking further details was left at a number for the Colton police public information officer. Colton Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stabbed her daughter and two grandchildren. Social services officials declined to comment. Clark had been living with her husband and a young son at an apartment complex in Riverside's University neighborhood, according to an acquaintance there. Read More »

Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

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In it, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation official - who was leading the probe into Russia's meddling into the 2016 election - wrote that Trump told him "I expect loyalty". Comey said his practice of keeping written meeting records began after his encounter with Trump before the inauguration. "At the very least, President Trump's actions should instill a sense of profound worry in the American people about a leader with no sense of propriety or an understanding of the need for ... Read More »

5 killed in Florida shooting

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Five people at a business near Orlando , here, were fatally shot by a former employee who later killed himself, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said on Monday. The Italian company released a statement Tuesday calling the shooting an "unspeakable attack upon our loved ones and employees". He reloaded his handgun, for which he did not have a permit, at least once during the incident and killed himself as deputies were about to enter the warehouse, the sheriff said. Read More »

Trump Believes in Climate Change, Says US Ambassador

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So far, pledges have largely come from cities and states: in the days since the president's announcement, 211 USA mayors have pledged to follow Paris Agreement standards for their cities and nine US governors have formed a "climate alliance" to coordinate statewide action. Read More »

Comey to Congress: President Trump told him "I need loyalty"

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The most revealing thing about the memos former FBI Director James Comey wrote about his dealings with President Trump is that he felt compelled to write them in the first place. 'I'm not going to presume anybody is lying. Or Comey seated in a meeting in the Oval Office - then Trump asking everyone else to leave the room for a private request: "I hope you can let this go". Read More »

Coats, Rogers testify they have not been pressured by Trump administration

Comey and dissuade him from pursuing the Flynn matter. But that did not satisfy Democrats, who said there was no reason for them not to divulge the details . You swore that oath to tell us the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Rosenstein gave lengthy replies, but refused to give Harris a yes or no answer. Read More »

Voters start on picking candidates to replace Chris Christie

Polls closed Tuesday night in the race among the little-known candidates competing as Trump administration developments swamp headlines, spurring the Democrats to lash out at the Republican president and wedging Republicans between an unpopular White House and a governor of whom most voters disapprove. Read More »

Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe

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Last week, it was reported that Trump had pressed Comey himself in meetings and phone calls to pull back on the investigation. "I don't feel it's appropriate to characterize discussions and conversations with the President", Coats told the Senate armed services committee in response to a question about the allegations from Sen. Read More »

Girl, 7, found dead in New Rochelle home

His next court date is June 15. Mahon became concerned as to what was happening at the home after exchanging a series of text messages with the suspect at about 1:40 p.m. Mayor Noam Bramson said Wednesday was "an exceptionally painful day". "I expect loyalty." Comey says he replied that he could offer his honesty, and that when Trump said he wanted "honest loyalty", Comey paused and said, "You will get that from me". Read More »

Florida lawmakers strike deal on medical marijuana

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If the two chambers can't agree on school funding by Friday, the scheduled end of the special session, lawmakers will have to either extend the session or return again by June 30, the last day of the fiscal year. The governor backed the idea ahead of session, but the House calls it a tax increase. "It's basically the governor's pot of money to do what he wants", said Jose Javier Rodriguez, D-Miami. Read More »