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President Trump Will Not Assert Executive Privilege to Block Comey Testimony

Comey reportedly wrote memos describing conversations with Trump before he was sacked in which Trump asked him to "let this go", referring to the Russian Federation investigation. Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate , said he expected Comey's testimony would not be his last before Congress . Trump's argument in favour of privilege also may be overcome because the investigation is focused on corruption and possible obstruction of justice.


Did Kathy Griffin Stab People In Portland? No? Then STFU About It.

Did Kathy Griffin Stab People In Portland? No? Then STFU About It.

He noted that there's a "white savior complex" present in society that has placed all the focus on the three men who stood up to Christian, rather than addressing the daily, lived experience of racism and Islamophobia that young people like Destinee and her friend face.



Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany

Yet Trump appeared to say, or anyway let himself be understood as saying, that the U.S. is no longer wholly committed to the alliance. His censure follows a volley of criticism from Germany after the president concluded his first official tour overseas on Sunday, returning from Saudi Arabia, Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit.


Day 1 of Cosby trial has high-profile feel

Day 1 of Cosby trial has high-profile feel

She initially settled the case with a civil suit in 2006, but the case was re-opened in 2015 when Montgomery County claimed new evidence had come to light. Constand has charged that the comedian molested her at his home in 2004 following a two-year friendship. "I had a flashback", Andrea told police, explaining why she alerted her mother, according to a copy of her entire January 22, 2005 statement to a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, detective and a Cheltenham Police Department detective.


US Commerce chief extends deadline in Mexico sugar trade talks

US Commerce chief extends deadline in Mexico sugar trade talks

The sources did not give details of the agreement, but one said it would benefit both countries. The U.S. sugar market is protected by a complex web of price supports and import quotas, which confection makers and other critics say artificially inflates domestic prices.


Friday's U.S. jobs report for May likely to show steady gains

Friday's U.S. jobs report for May likely to show steady gains

The unemployment rate ticked down a tenth of a percentage point to 4.3 percent, the lowest since 2001 , but that was largely because 429,000 people dropped out of the labor force. The job number and the unemployment rate are calculated using two separate federal surveys, which sometimes leads to divergent results. Many economists believe that wage growth is right around the corner.