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Top vodka brand brings Russian Federation investigation into advertising

The company's new posters say, " Made in America , but we'd be happy to talk about our ties to Russian Federation under oath". A large advertisement seen at a train station says Smirnoff vodka is, "Made in America". LOLz, even Vladimir Putin's gotta laugh at that one! His personal aspirations of "getting along" with Russian Federation are something he attributes to common sense. Read More »

Court largely upholds block on Trump's revised travel ban

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A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision blocking the temporary ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority nations. Instead, they focused on federal law. Todays ruling is the latest in a string of judicial blows to Trumps efforts to prohibit the entry of citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days while the United States government reviews their screening procedures. Read More »

Options on Afghanistan to be presented to Trump 'very soon'

Despite support from the committee, Mattis said "Congress as a whole has met the present challenge with lassitude, not leadership". "The regime's nuclear weapons program is a clear and present danger to all, and the regime's provocative actions, manifestly illegal under worldwide law, have not abated despite United Nations' censure and sanctions". Read More »

Trump travel ban suffers further setback

That one was challenged by lawsuits and blocked by injunctions before it ever went into effect. The judges cited Trump's latest tweets in the travel ban saga. Trump's critics, who have approached various courts, believe that such an executive order is targeted against a particular religion. The 4th U.S. Read More »

Sessions Will 'Cooperate' With Senate, 'Share What He Knows'

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Sessions is scheduled to testify Tuesday before the Senate intelligence committee and was due for sharp questioning. "By talking about the content of those conversations publicly by tweeting , the President has already disclosed in substance what happened", Lisa Kern Griffin, a professor at Duke University School of Law, told CNN . Read More »

Donald Trump Infrastructure Speech in Cincinnati, Ohio

If implemented in a manner consistent with my legislation, [a] Buy American, Hire American EO [executive order] will put U.S.jobs and US manufacturers first. "As long as I am president, America's labor leaders will always find an open door at the White House", he said, promising to use "American labor, American energy, American iron, aluminum, and steel". Read More »

Trump Calls James Comey 'Very Cowardly'

But more notably, he seemed to counter one of the key moments of Comey's testimony regarding his now famous leaked memo that recorded a private discussion he had in the Oval Office after Trump asked everyone else to leave the room. Speaking to Jeanine Pirro on Saturday, Trump Jr. called Comey a "liar". After Rosenstein objected to Trump's statement, the president then said he fired Comey because he was a "showboat" and a "grandstander". Read More »

Senator tweets to Jeff Sessions: 'You can't run forever'

A Justice Department official who spoke on condition of anonymity initially said the department expected Sessions to testify in closed session but later stressed that the decision was up to the panel's Republican chairman, Senator Richard Burr. Read More »

Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home

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WOIO reported Taylor and Kylie Pifer were both college students in active pursuit of degrees. Authorities said they are investigating the deaths as homicides, according to the AP. Taylor Pifer was a senior at Kent State University where she studied fashion. The 21-year-old wrote in the bio on her Facebook page: 'Life's too short to sit and wait for luck to come your way '. Read More »

Family resumes search for missing kayaker at Lake Tahoe

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Bliss State Park near Emerald Bay on the southwest side of the lake. The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help this weekend in locating a man who went missing after a recreational outing last week. Saturday. Sgt. Todd Hammitt of the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office says Dan, who is Vietnamese, is about 5-feet-7-inches tall, 150 pounds with a muscular build. Read More »

Trump blasts Comey as a 'leaker' in first tweet since testimony

Trump, when asked about the possibility of those tapes during a press conference on Friday afternoon, would not rule out his earlier claim that his conversations with Comey may have been recorded. "I mean, I will tell you, I didn't say that", Trump replied. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Trump wrote. Read More »

Secret Service says there are no Comey 'tapes'

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Constitution. The agency said a review of its main indices found no records related to the request . The White House has since declined to confirm whether or not any such recordings exist, let alone if Trump will release them at any point. Read More »

New opposition to Trump's United Kingdom visit

President Donald Trump's tweets criticizing London's mayor in the wake of deadly terror attacks in his city were the wrong way to respond - and would be, even for a "toddler", a House Democrat said Tuesday on CNN . The row between Mr Trump and Mr Khan saw the US President dismiss criticism of his original post on the subject by redoubling his attack, accusing Mr Khan of making a " pathetic excuse". Read More »

Iran Says It Killed Mastermind Of Deadly Attacks On Parliament And Mausoleum

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While ISIS claimed responsibility , Iranian officials have also suggested Saudi Arabia may have played a role - and Iran's foreign minister called the official US response " repugnant ", after President Trump ended his expression of condolences for the victims with the message that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Read More »

Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

None of the workers have been identified. In this photo provided by Jeff Lange, firefighters work the scene following an explosion and fire at the Didion Milling plant in Cambria, Wis ., Thursday, June 1, 2017 . As a precaution, parents were instructed not to send their children to public schools on Thursday. Both Richards and Doucette praised the people of Cambria for their response to the explosion. Read More »

Pairings and game times announces for 71st Men's College World Series

As for what will come next, the loser of the LSU-Florida State matchup will play Monday at 1pm, while the victor advances to play on Tuesday at 6pm. LSU will open College World Series play at 7 p.m. It was the first five-run game for a Seminole since Jayce Boyd scored five times against Texas A&M in the 2011 Super Regionals, and one shy of tying the school record. Read More »

Justices strike down citizenship law over gender differences

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Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito agreed with their colleagues on at least one point: The court should not extend the shorter residency requirement to apply to the children of unmarried USA -citizen fathers. The high court split 4-4 on the same issue in 2011. Here, she observed, the more favorable treatment for unmarried USA -citizen mothers rested on the idea that an unmarried mother was "the child's natural and sole guardian". Read More »

Rallying blue-collar workers in Cincinnati, Trump blames Democrats for obstructing his agenda

Speaking in Cincinnati on Wednesday, President Trump continued his attack on the Affordable Care Act, declaring that "Obamacare is in a total death spiral". Mr. Trump expressed confidence in the ability of GOP senators to successfully pass a GOP health care bill , declaring, "Republicans or bust". As the White House tries to shift the focus back to Trump's legislative agenda, the president traveled to the Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati to argue his case for efforts to fix aging ... Read More »

Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

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He told the stories of two soldiers who died in Afghanistan , Green Beret Capt. Andrew D. Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher D. Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard. The playing of "Taps" echoed as he placed his hand over his heart and military officers saluted. At the time, he did so alongside Vice President Mike Pence . Read More »

National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4

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First started in 1925, the objective of Scripps National Spelling Bee is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives. Ananya is taking home over $40,000 in cash and prizes. She'd spent 45 minutes and almost two dozen rounds going back and forth with 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev , of Edmond, Okla. Read More »

Year Old Girl Helps Deliver Her Own Baby Brother

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Say what? "I was like, are you kidding me?" Jacee just wanted to see her brother's birth, and got a lot more than she asked for. The doctor had her suit up and he helped guide the 12-year-old through the whole process as she helped deliver the 7-pound, 6-ounce baby. Read More »