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Spicer under fire during crucial week for Trump

Spicer under fire during crucial week for Trump

Trump is said to have been furious at his communications team - led by Press Secretary Sean Spicer and Communications Director Michael Dubke - for what he has characterized as their failure to defend his decision to fire former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, The New York Times reported Friday .


Chaffetz telling colleagues he's headed to Fox News, report says

Chaffetz telling colleagues he's headed to Fox News, report says

It's not clear if there's any official deal in place right now, and neither Fox News nor Chaffetz responded to Washingtonian's request for comment. "That said, I have made a personal decision to return to the private sector", he wrote on Facebook .


Former Penn State student speaks about alleged hazing

Former Penn State student speaks about alleged hazing

Ed Gilmartin, also from Scranton, was arraigned today on charged of tampering with evidence, after allegedly deleting conversations concerning the events that transpired that night. The university permanently banned Beta Theta Pi in the wake of Piazza's death, citing forced drinking, hazing and other illegal activity. Eight fraternity members were charged with involuntary manslaughter.



Supreme Court rejects appeal over NC voter ID law

In a blistering decision last July, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals said the state legislature explicitly set out to discover the kind of accommodations that minority voters use most often and then to roll back or eliminate them, targeting African Americans "with nearly surgical precision".


Falling tree limb kills man during Mother's Day barbecue

Falling tree limb kills man during Mother's Day barbecue

Police said a total of six people were injured by the falling tree limb on Paulison Avenue. He was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson. A fast-moving storm with strong winds and heavy rains was pounding the area at the time. "The children lost a parent, and a mother is in a hospital".


West Virginia reporter arrested while questioning USA health secretary

West Virginia reporter arrested while questioning USA health secretary

According to its website, Boulder, Colorado-based Public News Service manages independent news services in 36 states, reporting on a variety of social, community and environmental issues for print and radio customers. "It's awful", Heyman said, according to The New York Daily News . "And it's a shame", she told the media organization, "to see not only the fact that we may be losing the ability for ourselves to get our pre-existing conditions covered, but we're losing out on the First ...