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President Trump: Loretta Lynch Gave Hillary Clinton a "Free Pass"

The juxtaposition underscores the political nature of the ongoing controversy regarding the Russian Federation probe, which former Director of National Intelligence James R. Lynch under oath. Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) expressed her desire to see Ms. The only reason she made that comment about Lynch was that the host asked her about it. Read More »

Paul Casey keeps calm during insane round

Open history play even longer. Positioned 299 yards from the pin on the par-5 18th, and needing to hole out the shot to make the weekend, he lashed at a 3-wood that hit about pin high, then rolled off the back of the green. He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of breaking through for that first major. Read More »

Thanks for confirming the obstruction investigation, Mr. President

Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believes Trump fired him last month because he resisted a request to drop the Russian Federation investigation, especially as it related to former national security adviser Michael. "However nothing has changed". President Donald Trump is taking to Twitter denounce reports that the Russian Federation investigation is widening to examine whether he tried to obstruct justice. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Lawmakers' Names

The Daily Caller first reported that Hodgkinson had a note listing members of Congress on his person. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake added that he saw a member of Scalise's security detail return fire on the gunman for what felt like 10 minutes, even though the police officer was wounded in the leg. Read More »

Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Today, The Daily Caller published an exclusive story about a list found in James Hodgkinson's pocket after police brought him down. It contained the names of Rep. Sen. Several years later, the family fostered another teen girl, whom they later lost custody of after Hodgkinson was accused of abusing her. Suspected gunman James Hodgkinson was a former volunteer for Sander's presidential campaign, the newspaper noted. Read More »

USA officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black man


Castile's family cursed and stormed from the courtroom, and despite the acquittal, the city where Yanez works nearly immediately announced plans to dismiss him. "This incident seemed so egregious and avoidable that we hoped that this time, it might be different - that this time, justice might be served", Ifill said. Read More »

Amazon to Buy Whole Foods in Deal Valued at $13.7 Billion


Amazon didn't detail its plans for the chain, but the deal rocked the retail sector. Whole Foods recently had come under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, prompting it to overhaul its board. Amazon is paying $42 per share for Whole Foods , which is a 27 percent premium from Thursday's night close. "Generally speaking, there is very little overlap between these two companies", said Michael Carrier, a Rutgers Law School professor who specializes in antitrust issues. Read More »

This Is Where Whole Foods (Soon, Amazon) Has Stores in the US

Two decades later, the Whole Foods deal shows that Bezos and retail chief Jeff Wilke are staying true to the company's values. "This is just a continuation of Amazon and some of the technology that they own that's going to continue to be disruptive", said Scott Vali, vice-president of equities at CIBC Asset Management. Read More »

Putin: early to speak about retaliation against new U.S. sanctions - agency


The House has yet to take up the measure, which is an amendment to a bill that tightens sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile tests. The legislation strengthens current sanctions imposed by former President Barack Obama and creates new ones on a broad range of people, including Russians engaged in corruption, individuals engaged in human rights abuses and anyone supplying weapons to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Read More »

Doctors: Scalise in critical condition but they are 'encouraged' by his improvement

Though Scalise was conscious at the scene after he was shot and his office said he talked to his wife before his first surgery, he was in shock by the time he arrived at the hospital, according to Sava. The announcer's mention of Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack Wednesday, brought the masses to their feet. Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family". Read More »

Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

Four years after Justin Rose ended a 43-year wait for an English victor, Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood headed into the third round of the US Open at Erin Hills in a four-way tie for the lead. Jason Day and Adam Scott will go back to the drawing board after becoming high-profile casualties of a second-round collapse from the Australian contingent at the US Open. Read More »

US Open 2017: Jordan Spieth highlights from Round 2

Following the afternoon wave, Casey must have been positively beaming because the long-hitting 39-year-old surprisingly found himself in a four-way tie for the halfway lead at 7-under 137. "You can not play this golf course if you're not in position off the tee", said McIlroy, per McAllister. "It sets up really well for me, especially if I'm driving it like I did today". Read More »

Cosby jury deadlocked after four days of deliberations


The jury's latest note, the ninth they have sent since deliberations began Monday evening, asked to rehear trial testimony from both Constand and her mother, Gianna. But the atmosphere remains calm, with accusers and supporters even holding hands. Questioning Wyatt's knowledge of the law, Allred made it clear: "Jury can deliberate however long they wish". Read More »

Three injured in United States warship collision


YOKOSUKA , Japan (AP) - A USA destroyer was back in its home port after colliding before dawn Saturday with a container ship four times its size, leaving seven sailors missing. Seven crew members are unaccounted for after the USA destroyer collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant ship early Saturday morning. Officials said the merchant vessel involved in the collision is the ACX Crystal , a container ship flagged in the Philippines. Read More »

Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving: doctor

Hodgkinson, who had lashed out on social media against Trump and Republicans, was shot and killed by police officers including members of Scalise's security detail who responded. "By playing tonight you are showing the world that we will not be immidatefd by threats, acts of violence, or assaults on our democracy", Trump said in a statement . Read More »

Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery

The shooting marks the first time a sitting member of Congress has been shot since Arizona Rep. Trump visited the Louisiana congressman at the hospital Wednesday night, and Vice President Mike Pence paid a visit Thursday morning. Around the Capitol, senators and House members were sympathetic to bolstering a Capitol Police force that has seen minimal budget increases in recent years, a police force that faced rough questioning last year when it sought more money. Read More »

'Trump is considering firing Mueller as special counsel'

Given that kind of support, a Democratic lawmaker, Ted Lieu, taunted the White House over the Mueller-firing chatter: "Double dare exists". I don't care if you're left, right, Republican, Democrat, does that sound fair, honest, objective to you? The White House was quick to dismiss Ruddy's comments. Read More »

Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russia probe


The recusal question has surfaced before, amid speculation Rosenstein could become part of the Robert Mueller probe given his role in the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . White House officials said the president is not considering such a step. At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing last week, Coats and Rogers refused to answer whether Trump asked them to intervene in the investigation. Read More »

US Senate's Iran sanctions are breach of nuke deal: top Iranian official


The Senate approved on Thursday, June 15 the sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and other activities not related to the global nuclear agreement. "No measure will be able to deny the Islamic Republic of Iran from its legitimate defense right", he added. The IRGC Quds Base, operating in Iran's southeastern regions, said an armed clash between the security forces and Takfiri terrorists began near Qasr-e Qand county at midday Thursday. Read More »