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Comey to testify before Senate panel June 8

Representatives of the committee would not comment on the report. The subpoenas were announced Wednesday as the special counsel overseeing the government's investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation has authorized former FBI Director James Comey to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, according to a Comey associate.


Defense wants talk of Castile's permit omitted

Defense wants talk of Castile's permit omitted

Jeronimo Yanez is believed to be the first police officer charged with killing a civilian in modern Minnesota history. Jury selection began on Tuesday in the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged with fatally shooting a black motorist, an incident that sparked outrage after the driver's girlfriend broadcast the aftermath widely on social media.



IL lawmakers brace for missing key budget deadline

House Republican leader Jim Durkin told the Chicago Tribune he did not think the two parties would find common ground before recess. "You know what, if there's enough people to stand up on their hind legs over there and say, you know what governor, your mismanaging the government, we're having disastrous results here, we need to do a deal with the Democrats and we'll get the compromises you had originally agreed to".



House intel panel approves subpoenas for Flynn, Trump lawyer Cohen

On Tuesday, a person close to Flynn said he will turn over documents related to the two businesses as well as some personal documents the committee sought in the narrower request. Trump has alleged that Obama administration officials, for political reasons, asked to know the identities of Americans whose names are masked in intelligence documents.


Train stabbing survivor says don't focus on him

Train stabbing survivor says don't focus on him

That city is debating how to respond to brutal killings on a light rail train last week. You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism, you hear me? Christian is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday, police said. In March, an Iranian refugee living in the suburb of Troutdale found his home painted with racist graffiti and death threats. The " March Against Sharia ", which Gibson is also involved in, says Islamic law "is incompatible with our Constitution and American values".



House Intel Committee Approves Subpoenas For Flynn, Cohen

Separately, the panel approved subpoenas to the CIA, the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking records showing which former Obama administration officials requested the "unmasking" of the names of Trump associates who were inadvertently picked up in top-secret communications intercepts, a congressional official said on condition of anonymity.