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FBI's Russian Federation probe implicates top White House official

The newspaper cited the White House's official written account of the Oval Office meeting. Trump told NBC two days after firing Comey , however, that he meant to do it "regardless" of Rosenstein's recommendation. Flynn has caused tumult in Washington , assumes significance in the light of new accounts. But GOP lawmakers have grown increasingly anxious since Trump fired Comey, who had been leading the bureau's probe - and after Comey associates said he had notes from a meeting in which ...



Supreme Court Declines Republican Bid To Revive North Carolina Voter ID Law

North Carolina legislators had requested data on voting patterns by race and, with that data in hand, drafted a law that would "target African-Americans with nearly surgical precision", the court said. The court also found that the early voting restrictions had a much larger effect on black voters, who "disproportionately used the first seven days of early voting".



Larson takes pole for All-Star race after Busch blunder

This year's new angle for the race , which has rivaled Hollywood actors when it comes to facelifts, will be the use of an option tire - a Goodyear radial with softer tread that will generate speeds up to a half-a-second per lap faster. Those who failed to advance out of the first round included Ryan Newman (as seen in the video below, he spun in Turns 3 and 4 coming to pit road); Martin Truex Jr .


Harvard student submits rap album as his senior thesis

Harvard student submits rap album as his senior thesis

Shaw's thesis adviser, Harvard English lecturer Josh Bell, said Shaw is a "serious artist and he's an awesome guy". "[African-Americans are] free, but the effects of slavery still exist", Shaw shared in a statement. "I had no idea how it was going to be received", he said. While Harvard grads aren't required to submit senior theses, most departments require them to graduate with honors.


New DOJ alert system will flag crimes against police

New DOJ alert system will flag crimes against police

Justice Department announced a mass launch of the Blue Alert Network, aimed to protect police officers, Friday. Blue Alerts can be used to warn the public when there is actionable information related to a law enforcement officer who is missing, seriously injured or killed in the line of duty, or when there is an imminent credible threat to an officer.


Trump's Clear Intent To Influence Russian Investigation — CNN's Chris Cuomo

Trump's Clear Intent To Influence Russian Investigation — CNN's Chris Cuomo

But Rosenstein's decision prompted further outrage from Trump. "He answered a lot of questions but declined to answer a lot, as well", Durbin said. Faso, R-Kinderhook, who represents New York's 19th Congressional District, said Thursday that the Justice Department's selection of Mueller, a former FBI director, ensures a credible investigation.