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Schumer: Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump's FBI pick

Schumer: Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump's FBI pick

Lawmakers from both parties are urging the president to steer clear of picking any politicians for Comey's replacement. A majority of Americans, including a growing number of Republicans, want to see an "independent investigation" sort out any connections between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump during the 2016 election campaign, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday.


Microsoft Releases Windows Ransomware Patch, Blasts NSA for Malware Stockpile

Microsoft Releases Windows Ransomware Patch, Blasts NSA for Malware Stockpile

Microsoft did issue patches for the vulnerabilities before the attacks took place, but not everyone downloaded them. The NSA clearly didn't want the bug fixed; it wanted to exploit it. UPDATE : Bleeping Computer notes that "if a user uses a cloud storage service and regularly synchronizes their locate data with the cloud, the files on the cloud will be overwritten by the encrypted versions".


Avi Kaplan exits Pentatonix in tearful goodbye video

Avi Kaplan exits Pentatonix in tearful goodbye video

Pentatonix's Avi Kaplan has announced he is leaving the group. "Before I tell you guys why I'm doing this, I want you guys to know that these past six years have been the most unbelievable years of my life", the 28-year-old, tearing up, continues.



President Trump Asked Comey To Shut Down Flynn Investigation

The investigation into Flynn's Russian ties continued after his resignation, and last week there were reports that business associates of Flynn have been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors. "We ought to ask if there are notes". An F.B.I. agent's contemporaneous notes are widely held up in court as credible evidence of conversations. Flynn, a retired lieutenant general, is reportedly one of the subjects of the FBI's wide-ranging investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential campaign.


Melissa McCarthy, Alec Baldwin Return To SNL

Melissa McCarthy, Alec Baldwin Return To SNL

Sean Spicer had to attend to his "naval" duties and "blend in with his surroundings". The "SNL" audience roared. Had Trump been feeding him lies? That really got the ball rolling, or should we say, the podium moving. There's a fear that comedy will minimize the grave risks Trump poses to America - at least as seen by those who oppose him. "First of all, here's Trump", McCarthy began .



Chinese newspaper slams India for OBOR summit boycott

There is also a long-term plan as shown by the announcement that Beijing will host another summit in 2019 to promote its globalisation strategy. All roads will effectively lead to Beijing, as The Australian newspaper noted , with new infrastructure linking China to its neighbours and beyond built by Chinese companies using Chinese loan capital.