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Trump says firing took off pressure

Trump says firing took off pressure

Comey's highly anticipated testimony, which will be slated after the Memorial Day congressional recess, comes after he was sacked by Trump May 9 amid a mounting investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election and possible ties between Trump campaign associates and that country.



Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

The full Senate are scheduled to vote on the budget Wednesday. Aside from the odd punctuation - why is "TAX CUTS" capitalized?? - the message is simple: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should change the rules of the Senate to eliminate the filibuster on legislation.


Homelessness increases nearly 25 percent in LA County

Homelessness increases nearly 25 percent in LA County

How homeless numbers have changed in the city of Los Angeles, by city council district. The number of people homeless in the USA city of Los Angeles has soared in the past year, a new report shows, despite efforts to combat the problem. "The good news is that we have the capacity for the first time to stand up to it". "Homelessness in LA County has grown at a shocking rate", she said in a statement .


Court deals another blow to president's travel ban

Court deals another blow to president's travel ban

The revised version would temporarily suspend the US refugee program and halt for 90 days the issuance of new visas to travelers from the six countries while the administration reviews its screening process. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc for some reason, became the first appeals court to uphold a district court ruling against Trump's now-infamous Muslim travel ban.


16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

Authorities say a mentally distressed former Marine who was armed with a fake gun attempted a "suicide by cop" during a standoff with police at the Orlando International Airport before peacefully surrendering. "I want people to know Grant was a good person", said his sister, Alex Nelson. He was not a cruel person. Outside the courtroom, Nelson's brother, Todd Nelson, called him "the most gentle, kind person".