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Cornyn Takes Himself Out of FBI Running

It is not that we don't believe Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, couldn't have brought a measure of integrity to the job. But Cornyn's response to the firing of Director James Comey was to accuse the Democrats of hypocrisy because they had been critical of Comey during the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton.


Car Mows Down People In Times Square, Killing 1, Injuring 22

Car Mows Down People In Times Square, Killing 1, Injuring 22

Police identified the woman killed by the vehicle as Alyssa Elsman, of Portage, Michigan. Here's video showing police walking Rojas from the police precinct: City officials said Rojas has two prior driving-while-intoxicated arrests and other motor vehicle violations on his record.



White House: Western Wall comments 'unauthorized,' do not represent Trump's stance

Meanwhile, the Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. The warnings from USA officials across government agencies - including from some inside the West Wing - add to the steady stream of cautionary advice Gulf state diplomats and top Arab officials have shared with Trump and top White House advisers.


McCain: Russia probe reaching the point 'of Watergate size'

McCain: Russia probe reaching the point 'of Watergate size'

I do not envy the lawyers and communications specialists whose burden it is to represent the president in his credibility contest with Comey, whom Trump dismissed, by his own account, over his frustration at the FBI's continuing interest in the Trump-Russia nexus.


Trump Denies Comey Allegations, Collusion with Russia

Trump Denies Comey Allegations, Collusion with Russia

The Comey firing and the reports of Trump's attempt to curb the Flynn investigation led to calls from lawmakers, Democrats and some Republicans, for appointment a special prosecutor in the Russian Federation investigation. According to NBC news, "multiple grand jury subpoenas" have been issued in connection with Manafort and Flynn. In a further, extraordinary twist to developments, President Vladimir Putin waded in to say Moscow could provide Congress with a record of Trump's controversial ...



Theresa May launches Tory manifesto with vow to govern for 'mainstream Britain'

May said "the next five years will be among the most challenging in our lifetime" - and repeated that only she offered the "strong and stable leadership" necessary. She said: "The next government's intentions on executive pay would be best served by developing the existing regime to focus stricter votes on those cases that warrant greater attention".