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CT vehicle chase suspect knew alleged abduction victim

CT vehicle chase suspect knew alleged abduction victim

CT state police chased vehicle to Springfield before the suspects fled, police said. "Windsor police responded to interview the (kidnap victims) and recover the vehicle, and they will continue to investigate the crime". The driver of a stolen auto threw a male and female from the vehicle on the Memorial Bridge, according to police, and they believe a gun was thrown from the vehicle in the same area.


Illinois governor calls special session to force budget deal

Illinois governor calls special session to force budget deal

The Republican announced the news Thursday in a Facebook video and statement, accusing majority Democrats of "ignoring" his recommendations. "We have tough, urgent choices to make, and the legislature must be present to make them", Rauner said.



Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race

The former Republican National Committee chairman, garnered 43.7 percent of Republican primary votes. State Sen. Frank W. Wagner was carrying the remaining votes. Both the Democratic and Republican contests featured established candidates with lengthy political careers facing off against insurgent, populist candidates hoping to upset the power bases of their respective parties.


Japan's controversial anti-terror conspiracy law

Japan's controversial anti-terror conspiracy law

Mr Abe's Liberal Democrats (LDP) and like-minded parties control two-thirds of both houses, however, meaning the bill easily passed, by 165 votes for with 70 against. Combined with a widening of legal wiretapping and the reluctance of courts to limit police surveillance powers, the changes could deter grassroots opposition to government policies, critics say.



What is Known About US Probes of Russian Meddling in 2016 Election

The tactic - combined with the earlier testimony of high-ranking Trump administration officials, who also deemed it inappropriate to divulge conversations with the president - may have given a road map for the White House to keep its secrets without the public-relations blowback of invoking executive privilege .



President Trump invited the 'witch hunt'

The investigation into Russia's interference in last year's USA election is looking at whether Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said . "And when asked , I said that to the president". The Senate Judiciary Committee is launching a wide-ranging probe into the circumstances behind the firing of former FBI Director James Comey , the media reported .