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US Student Hospitalized After Return From NKorea

Shortly before sentencing, was held a press-conference at which Warmbir, not hiding tears, asked forgiveness of the North Korean people, calling the attempt to steal the poster "the most bad mistake in life". Earlier Tuesday, Fred Warmbier told The Cincinnati Enquirer said the family would hold a news conference Wednesday in Cincinnati, with the details yet to be finalized.


Puerto Ricans vote in favor of statehood

Puerto Ricans vote in favor of statehood

Puerto Ricans who voted for US statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday are "claiming our equal rights as American citizens", Puerto Rico's governor says. They don't realize that people fight in American wars and pay social security". But rival parties on the island - the Popular Democratic Party and the Puerto Rican Independence Party - support a kind of continued territory status or independence, respectively.



New York Times sues Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

After Trump's tweet Friday morning , a person close to the president's legal team told NPR's Scott Horsley that the tweet referred to the Wednesday Washington Post report regarding possible obstruction of justice. ABC News reported Friday that Rosenstein has privately acknowledged he may need to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation but has yet to seek a formal opinion on the matter.


Kellyanne Conway's husband takes shot at President Trump's tweets

Kellyanne Conway's husband takes shot at President Trump's tweets

On Monday, he slammed his Justice Department on Twitter for what he views as a "watered down" version. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump ) June 5, 2017The Justice Dept. Trump may have undermined his case again with another Monday tweet. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who serves as the deputy press secretary, justified this inconsistency during briefing Monday by saying Trump doesn't care what anyone calls it.



US Deputy Attorney General may have to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Soon after Comey's ouster, Rosenstein-who had been Comey's direct superior at the Justice Department-appointed Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director himself and a friend of Comey's, to lead a wide-ranging probe, ostensibly focused on Russian meddling in the USA presidential election but also encompassing a host of allegations made against Trump and his associates..