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But in an interview yesterday with NBC, Trump himself said the firing was his idea and that it tied to his frustration with Comey leading the Russian Federation investigation. The White House disagreed with these characterizations of the dinner, telling the Times that those accounts were not accurate. The HuffPost/YouGov and Politico/Morning Consult polls gave people an option to say that they weren't sure.
  • Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

    Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

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    The Berkeley College Republicans who had invited Ann Coulter to the University of California, Berkeley confirmed the group cancelled her planned speech over safety concerns. Hannity then asked her whether the opposition she faced at the California university was a sign of a growing trend of anti-conservative rhetoric. She told Florida-based radio station 850 WFTL on Wednesday, "I still wanted to do it but I'm running out of options here".
  • Joey Logano, Penske penalized following victory at Richmond

    Joey Logano, Penske penalized following victory at Richmond

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    Logano on Thursday was all but stripped of his victory at Richmond because his vehicle failed a post-race inspection at NASCAR's North Carolina headquarters. Team Penske's No. 22 driven by Joey Logano was found to have a parts issue once the winning auto was torn down for R & D Inspection. "Race Engineer Miles Stanley will serve as Joey Logano's crew chief this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, while Greg Erwin will help call race strategy on Sunday".
  • 'No charges' for United States cops over killing

    'No charges' for United States cops over killing

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    Sterling in Baton Rouge, Mr. Sessions was keeping with - not breaking from - a long standing pattern", the NYT said . A man has been arrested and booked after he admitted to posting threatening messages on social media after the Alton Sterling decision, according to booking records.
  • Justice will not charge Baton Rouge officers

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    Sterling's death sparked widespread protests last summer during which police arrested almost 200 protesters. In a separate news conference at the same time, a lawyer for members of Sterling's family said USA officials had told them they agreed that the officers' actions were "outrageous" and "inappropriate" despite the determination not to prosecute.
  • Texas Lawmakers Just Passed A Bill Banning Sanctuary Cities

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    One of Governor Greg Abbott's emergency items for the legislative session seeks amendments to the U.S. Constitution that would shift power from the federal government back to the states. Wu also noted that the bill would be a reminder to his sons " that the law will treat them with suspicion ". Dan Patrick have said the bill is about rule of law and making sure that criminals who are also in the country illegally should be deported before they are able to commit more crimes in this ...
  • 2 dead, including suspect, after shooting at sports bar

    2 dead, including suspect, after shooting at sports bar

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    Two people, including the shooter, have been killed after a fight at a Texas bar. A customer with a licensed concealed handgun shot and killed the gunman. "During this verbal confrontation, the suspect shot and killed the employee". Cook said a man walked into the sports bar and confronted the manager.
  • Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

    Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

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    At the same time , increased domestic energy supply will lead to low energy prices, in turn benefiting citizens and reinvigorating US manufacturing and job growth. In its plan for 2017-2022, the Obama administration offered a conservative selection of leases in the western and central Gulf of Mexico and Alaska's Cook Inlet, leaving contested areas like the Atlantic, Pacific and eastern Gulf of Mexico off the table.
  • Afghan Taliban Launches Spring Offensive Against US, Afghan Forces

    Afghan Taliban Launches Spring Offensive Against US, Afghan Forces

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    This week Afghan authorities arrested 35 soldiers who served on an army base in northern Afghanistan where the Taliban staged a deadly attack last week as fears grew they had inside help. The attackers all carried valid passes to the base, security sources told AFP, and were dressed in Afghan army uniforms. The Taliban announcement of the offensive coincides with the anniversary of Afghanistan's so-called Saur Revolution against its pro-Russian rulers, which led to a 10-year uprising by USA ...
  • Clinton blames sexism, self, FBI for loss

    Clinton blames sexism, self, FBI for loss

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    Although polls had largely favored Clinton over the Republican nominee, the race shifted following WikiLeaks' release of Clinton campaign emails and news that the FBI would examine additional evidence related to the Democrat's use of a private email server as secretary of state - an investigation that closed without any recommended charges.