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Russians claimed to have 'derogatory' information on Trump, aides: CNN reports

Russians claimed to have 'derogatory' information on Trump, aides: CNN reports

The intelligence was related to finances of the President as well as key members of his campaign, which the Kremlin believed was strong enough to use as leverage, multiple sources told CNN . On May 8 former acting attorney general Sally Yates testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that the White House was warned in January that Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail.


Senate Dismisses House 'Sunset' Fix, Says Special Session Needed

Senate Dismisses House 'Sunset' Fix, Says Special Session Needed

The Senate requested a conference committee on the bill to iron out a deal on the issue, but Straus said that won't be happening. Since Abbott signed the sanctuary city bill, the American Civil Liberties Union and big Texas cities have pledged lawsuits, while the state in turn has pre-emptively asked a federal court to declare the law constitutional.


Timothy Loehmann, officer involved in Tamir Rice shooting, fired by police

Timothy Loehmann, officer involved in Tamir Rice shooting, fired by police

Frank Garmback , the officer in the vehicle with Loehmann at the time of the shooting , was suspended for 10 days and ordered to undergo additional tactical training. Garmback is also required to take additional tactical training, for rules violations related to tactics used during the November 2014 incident. Both cops were cleared of criminal charges by a grand jury in 2014 despite widespread calls for them to face harsh punishment for the boy's death.


Gas Prices Fall 1.4 Cents Per Gallon Over Past Week

Gas Prices Fall 1.4 Cents Per Gallon Over Past Week

AAA Northeast reported Tuesday that with the 3-cent increase, self-serve regular is now 6 cents lower than the national per-gallon average but 3 cents higher than the MA price a year ago. Flint gas prices are down almost 12 cents to $2.36 per gallon. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.36/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy .com.



Traveling Vietnam Wall comes to Bisbee for Memorial Day

The goal is to honor their lives forever. "The deaths of these individuals are no less tragic than those that occurred in-country", said Gerry Appel, an official of the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation. The holiday was not nationally celebrated until the 1971, after originating in 1868 as Decoration Day, a day for decorating the gravesites of fallen soldiers.


Turkey summons United States ambassador over Washington brawl

Turkey summons United States ambassador over Washington brawl

Turkey's latest move comes after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that State Department officials had told the Turkish ambassador the clash was " simply unacceptable ". The U.S. government said it had expressed its "strongest possible" concern about the incident to Turkey . He turns to head inside the Turkish ambassador's residence but not before stopping to look back one last time.