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Trump Threatens to Stop White House Press Briefings

Trump's shocking decision mount. The White House initially said Comey was sacked on the recommendation of the two top officials at the Justice Department. But if reports are to be believed, Spicer's never been closer to getting the boot. White House press statements, though, are creating confusion regarding the timeline of Comey's firing within the Federal Bureau of Investigation.



Korea will talk to United States "if conditions are there", says diplomat

According to the report, Choe was also asked if the North was prepared to talk with the newly elected South Korean government of liberal President Moon Jae-in, to which she responded, "We'll see". Earlier this month, President Donald Trump said he would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if the circumstances were right. The new South Korean president has also adopted a conciliatory approach toward the North, saying he is willing to work for peace with its neighbor.


Vermont House Approves Adult Use Marijuana Proposal

Vermont House Approves Adult Use Marijuana Proposal

The initial results, which the state house debuted in February, were disastrous: The original text of HB 1397 banned all forms of smokeable, edible, and vape-able weed, leading Pollara to rhetorically ask, "Well, how can you ingest it?" Currently, Vermont's medical marijuana patients who choose to cultivate their own medicine are prohibited from purchasing additional meds at their local dispensary.



House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey "tapes"

Among a string of tweets sent out early Friday morning, President Donald Trump threatened to stop daily White House press briefings. The president has insisted that Comey assured him over a private dinner at the White House that he was not subject to federal investigation over alleged contacts between Trump aides and Russian Federation during the 2016 election campaign.



Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

The DA's office said it referred prosecution of the involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges to the state attorney general to avoid any possible conflict of interest. He said he was left disoriented or unconscious when something struck his train before it derailed. He had heard through radio traffic that a nearby commuter train had been struck by a rock.