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Memo shows Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation

Memo shows Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation

They were shocked and horrified that Nixon had personally participated in the cover-up; before then there was still a sliver of a chance that the president himself wasn't part of the conspiracy. "I have to say yes simply because obstruction of justice is such a serious offence". However, the Times noted that McCabe was discussing the broader investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.



Ex-congresswoman found guilty on 18 charges

Since her indictment last summer, she had been publicly defiant of the government's charges, saying she was among black elected officials who have been "persecuted". As Brown was fighting that change, the indictments were handed down, providing an even larger opening for Lawson, based in Tallahassee. Her former chief of staff, Elias "Ronnie" Simmons, who was also the charity's president, pleaded guilty following the accusations about illegally using the charity's funds for their personal ...



Erdogan arrives in US, Gulen extradition to be discussed with Trump

The two leaders met amid strong disagreements between the US and Turkey regarding Washington's support for the YPG as Turkey views the group as the Syrian offshoot of the terrorist PKK organization. The incident came as Trump extended a warm welcome to Erdogan, an authoritarian-style leader who had a strained relationship with the previous U.S.


Nicola Sturgeon accuses Labour of copying SNP's polices

Nicola Sturgeon accuses Labour of copying SNP's polices

She said the Labour mandate released by Jeremy Corbyn's party today, including free tuition, ending bedroom tax and to get rid of parking charges, was "familiar in Scotland" because the SNP had already delivered the same policies. The Scottish Government put forward proposals at the end of a year ago in an attempt to create a bespoke Brexit deal for Scotland - where the vote to remain was 62% - but Ms Sturgeon said they were "dismissed out of hand by the Prime Minister".



No federal charges for Louisiana police in shooting of Alton Sterling

The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charg. Photo of Alton Sterling courtesy of Facebook. The Justice Department is expected to officially announce findings today into the investigation into the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling, a black man whose death by a Baton Rouge police officer was captured on cell phone footage last summer.


Feds Say Evidence 'Insufficient' to Charge Officers in Alton Sterling Case

Feds Say Evidence 'Insufficient' to Charge Officers in Alton Sterling Case

In Baton Rouge last summer, police arrested almost 200 protesters following Sterling's death , which occurred a day before another black man was killed by police in Minnesota. The officers had received an anonymous tip that Sterling had threatened the caller with a gun. "I have been in contact with the Sterling family to express my continued sympathy", Broome said.