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Chris Christie says Trump exchanges with Comey 'normal, NY conversation'

Former FBI Director James Comey will say in his opening statement to a congressional hearing that President Donald Trump told him, "I need loyalty". He is a good guy. From left, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, testify before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act , on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Washington.


Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst

Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst

Micah Fletcher sits in court as Jeremy Christian shouts during a court appearance at Multnomah County Circuit Court in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Four charges in the 15-count indictment are from an incident that happened a day before the killings. On April 29, Christian showed up to the right-wing "March for Free Speech" on 82nd Avenue in Montavilla with a baseball bat in an attempt to assault left-wing protesters.



Attacker blows himself up in front Iran parliament

Their opponents, Saudi Arabia and its allies, instead blame the two governments for casting the conflict in starkly sectarian terms. In one of the videos, a man is heard repeating phrases popularized by late ISIS propagandist Abu Mohammad al-Adnani.


Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial

Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial

A 20-year-old United States woman whose boyfriend took his own life almost three years ago after she repeatedly urged him to suicide has gone on trial. I was talking to him while he killed himself. "The evidence of the texting is overwhelming that Conrad Roy was on this path to take his own life for years", the defense added.


DEA Warns Police of Accidental Overdose Risks in Drug Fight

DEA Warns Police of Accidental Overdose Risks in Drug Fight

In 2015, there were 52,404 drug overdoses in the US. There were 33,000 overdoses from heroin, fentanyl and other opioids in 2015. The data compiled by the Times showed that for the first time, drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old.