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Multiple Injuries Reported at Scene of TriBeCa Basement Fire

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Fire officials responded to a defective oil burner in the basement of a multi-use building at West Broadway and Murray Street around 8:30 a.m., according to the fire department. Multiple people were injured when a fire broke out in TriBeCa on June 13, 2017. Firefighters also responded to a basement fire at Macy's Herald Square Tuesday morning. Read More »

Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

After the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii also blocked the EO and issued a temporary restraining order in March, the Ninth Circuit for the U.S. On Twitter last week, Trump said the "courts are slow and political " and he said the government already is "EXTREME VETTING people coming into the U.S". Read More »

Trump holds first full Cabinet meeting

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But one by one, pretty much everyone else seated around the table took the opportunity to lavish their leader with praise, too, as the media looked on. "It's a new day at the United Nations". "We now have a very strong voice". "People know what the United States is for". In her tweet, she wrote: "Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home!" "Mr. Read More »

US Attorney General Sessions to testify in public hearing

New questions about Sessions were raised last week , after former FBI Director James Comey said that he and other leaders at the agency had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did - and that the reasons behind that thinking are classified. Read More »

Trump dismisses ex-FBI director Comey as a 'leaker'

In an angry early-morning tweet from his New Jersey golf club, the embattled president questioned Comey's character and whether he had broken the law in revealing their conversations. Comey "leaking his own memos to manipulate the system is exactly why people dislike the swamp", said Trump ally Newt Gingrich. If Comey hadn't been FBI director, Trump might have never received assurance, privately or publicly, that he wasn't under investigation. Read More »

2-Time Olympic Champ Kevin Durant Leads Warriors To NBA Title

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But the Warriors are brimming with confidence, knowing they didn't have Kevin Durant to help them past year. He averaged 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 8.9 assists in the Cavs seven-game series win over the Warriors in 2016, finishing it with three of the greatest games of his career in succession. Read More »

Maryland and DC sue Trump over foreign payments

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The lawsuit, which Racine and Frosh described to The Washington Post on Sunday night, could open a new front for Trump as he navigates dueling investigations by special counsel Robert Mueller and congressional committees of possible collusion between his associates and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

Trump to take questions in wake of Comey testimony

Robert Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, was appointed as special counsel the week after Comey's firing, which set off a political firestorm and raised suspicions among Democrats and others that the White House was trying to blunt the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe. Read More »

Trump attorney signals a firm stance in dealing with special prosecutor

Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and floating the idea that Trump might replace him. Federal rules, however, allow the special counsel to be stopped from any investigative or prosecutorial step, which should not be pursued if it is not proper or not warranted under established departmental practices. Read More »

Attorney says deputy, spouse didn't want to hurt man

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Thompson, a Harris County Sheriff's deputy, an. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced felony murder charges against Harris County sheriff's deputy Chauna Thompson and her husband Terry at a Thursday night press conference. The lawyer for Chauna Thompson said Friday the couple had no intention of hurting Hernandez. "Whenever you would wave at them, they just kind of stick to themselves". Read More »

Arkansas police officer slain; search ongoing for suspect

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Patrick Weatherford died shortly afterward at a hospital. KAIT reported that a dive team is searching for the gun used in the shooting, but did not say where. Please for the officers family, friends & department before going to bed. Weatherford was assisting another officer with a traffic stop when he was shot. Read More »

Trump says James Comey's testimony showed 'no collusion, no obstruction'

U.S. President Donald Trump is doubling down on his version of private conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey over the Russian Federation probe. Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defense pact, Article 5, uttering words he deliberately did not say when he spoke at NATO's gathering in Belgium last month. Read More »

Foo Fighters to Play Grand Opening of New Washington DC Venue

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Concertgoers heading to The Anthem will be able to enjoy the venue's seven bars, a full-service kitchen, retractable chandeliers, a nice view of the Potomac River and unobstructed sight lines to the stage, according to Billboard . "It was always just the Foos. It's ideal", Grohl said in a press release. "For a kid from the sleepy Virginia suburbs it was a total mindblow". So how can you score tickets to the hottest ticket in town? It was heaven. Read More »

Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves

Journalists and political critics of the president seem to have read "Muslim ban" into the phrase " travel ban", confusing wishful thinking on their part for legal analysis. Memo from legal experts to President Donald Trump on resurrecting his stalled travel ban: Quit Twitter. "We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety", he tweeted. Read More »

Trump profited from kids cancer charity, report says

On Monday, President Trump also leveled the obstructionism charge , tweeting to "Fox and Friends" that the Democrats were "taking forever to approve my people ... But after 2010, those costs more than doubled. But a representative for Eric Trump said that inferring malicious intent from a charity "is not only shameful but is truly disgusting" and denied that the Trump Organization made money from the events. Read More »

Sanders 'delighted' by Corbyn's strong result in United Kingdom election

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Following the 1910 and 2010 elections, the sitting government successfully held on to power, but none of these elections is comparable to the current result. But they may decide that with the Brexit negotiations beginning so soon, and with such a slim majority, there's too much to lose now to succumb to in-fighting and become distracted by another leadership election. Read More »

Four inmates including suspected murderer escape from Oklahoma jail

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The inmates were identified as Jeremy Irvin, 32; Brian Moody, 23; Sonny Baker, 41; and Trey Goodnight, 27. According to a police report, Alberto Ambriz Salinas, 21, of Hailey, had been handcuffed and was at the hospital with a Lincoln County sheriff's deputy during an investigation of a reported rape. Read More »

High court ruling speeds up generic biotech drug approval

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The high court's ruling settles a dispute between Amgen - a biologics manufacturer - and Sandoz, a division of Novartis that develops biosimilars. Unlike traditional drugs, biologics are made from living cells rather than chemicals, and can not be copied exactly to make generic versions. Read More »

In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, United States raps Qatar on terror funds

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Trump's comments came shortly after Trump's Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Arab nations to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar. A separate SPA report on Saturday acknowledged Tillerson's call for Qatar to curtail support for terrorism, but did not mention his remarks that the crisis was hurting ordinary Qataris, impairing business dealings and harming the USA fight against the Islamic State militant group. Read More »

Police says 'jealous' boyfriend fatally shot missing woman

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One tipster mentioned seeing Ramsey on Thursday night "cleaning and cutting the carpet" of the passenger side floor of his vehicle at a Route 356 auto wash in Butler Township, according to a police affidavit. Barto was reported missing on Thursday when she failed to show up to her daughter's kindergarten graduation, according to Lt. Hermick. "Ramsey believed she was cheating", the police affidavit said, "and stated that he wanted her gone". Read More »

Democrat Takes The First Steps Towards A Trump Impeachment

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U.S. Rep. Al Green , a Houston Democrat , can say anything he wants on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Impeachment can also happen under " other high crimes and misdemeanors" but that is up Congress to determine. "No amount of intimidation will deter me", Green said. The FBI , House, and Senate are each conducting separate investigations into whether the Trump campaign and Russian Federation colluded in last year's election. Read More »