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Jared Kushner reportedly discussed setting up secret channel with Moscow

General Flynn was forced to resign in February after it emerged that he had misled other administration officials about the extent of his contacts with Mr Kislyak. officials. "Ambassador Sergei Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, son-in-law and confidant to then-President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials".



SCOTUS Ruling On NC Congressional Districts Could Set Precedent

North Carolina also contended that, with regard to one of its disputed districts, map-drawers were legitimately motivated by politics. Some involved congressional districts, others legislative districts. In North Carolina, for instance, roughly two-thirds of white voters cast their ballots for Republicans , while some 90 percent of African-Americans vote Democratic.


Flags at half staff to mark National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Flags at half staff to mark National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Capitol, Trump decried violence against police. "Today we mourn every peace officer we have lost, and we remember their selfless dedication and commitment to upholding the Rule of Law in Texas". In addition, my Administration will continue to further the efforts of the Department of Justice to improve the lives of law enforcement officers and their families.


Virginia State Police trooper shot, suspect manhunt ongoing

Virginia State Police trooper shot, suspect manhunt ongoing

Walter, was working with a Richmond Police Officer when they noticed a auto parked the wrong way on Redd Street. During this time, the passenger shot the special agent and then left on foot, according to the release. The driver was detained by police. State Police and U.S. Marshals apprehended the suspect, 27-year-old Travis A. Ball of Richmond, at a home in Northumberland County shortly after 6 a.m.


Memorial Day kicks off boating season

Memorial Day kicks off boating season

Spry says operators can develop "boater's hypnosis" - a condition in response to sun, wind, noise, vibration and motion, which causes fatigue and slows reaction time, and combining this condition with alcohol or drugs greatly reduces coordination, judgment and reaction time which could lead to deadly consequences.


Photos show teens forcing baby alligator to drink beer, inhale smoke

Photos show teens forcing baby alligator to drink beer, inhale smoke

Charges are expected to be filed sometime Friday, McConchie says. Officers say the two admitted they picked up the alligator after they saw it crossing the road. Kyndel McConchie, public information director for the State Department of Natural Resources, tells CBS News that the photos show the alligator's neck being squeezed tightly and one shows smoke being blown into the gator's mouth.