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Former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

Trump says In a written statement that he looks forward to "this matter concluding quickly". He also pledges to never stop fighting for the people and issues that are important to the country's future. The FBI, the CIA and other agencies have been looking into evidence of possible contacts, money transfers and business relationships between Trump's associates, like former national security advisor Mike Flynn, and Russian Federation.



Trump team knew Flynn was under investigation when hired

The report , which cites two people familiar with the case, says that Flynn informed the transition team's chief lawyer about the probe on January 4, much earlier than previously reported . Flynn's legal troubles before the inauguration. Mr Flynn, a retired general, is one of a handful of Trump associates under scrutiny in intertwined federal investigations into their financial links to foreign governments and whether any of them helped Russian Federation interfere in the presidential ...



Oklahoma cop's manslaughter trial heads to closing arguments

Tiffany Crutcher, center, the twin sister of Terence Crutcher, talks with the media as she leaves the courtroom in the trial of Tulsa police office Betty Jo Shelby in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Frank also criticized the Tulsa Fraternal Order of Police, which filed an ethics complaint with the Oklahoma Bar Association against Kunzweiler for allegedly charging Shelby too quickly due to public and political pressure.


Trump 'asked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to end Flynn probe'

Trump 'asked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to end Flynn probe'

The White House issued a furious denial after the notes were disclosed late Tuesday, near the end of a tumultuous day spent beating back potentially disastrous news reports from dawn to dusk. He riled administrations of both parties with his moral certitude and decisions that critics said strayed from ordinary protocol, such as his public announcement - without the involvement of the Justice Department - that the Federal Bureau of Investigation would not recommend criminal charges against ...



Tornados Hit Texas, Oklahoma And Wisconsin

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Barron County until 10 p.m. Tuesday. "A lot of tornado damage" has been reported to the subdivision and surrounding rural area, with some homes and outbuildings damaged severely and utility poles and lines downed, said Beckham County Emergency Management Director Lonnie Risenhoover.



China's OBOR Initiative: More Hype Than Boon For India

To control financial risks, Chinese companies need to make prudent investments on expansion into economies participating in the Belt and Road Initiative , said Justin Yifu Lin, former chief economist and senior vice-president of the World Bank.