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Trump Asked Comey to End Investigation Into Michael Flynn's Russia Ties

Trump Asked Comey to End Investigation Into Michael Flynn's Russia Ties

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", a White House statement said. The New York Times reported that Mr Trump made the request during a February Oval Office meeting. The fact that the president apparently said he "hoped" Comey would end the Flynn investigation rather than more directly ordering it "makes for a weaker but still viable case", said Christopher Slobogin, a criminal law professor at Vanderbilt University Law School.



Israeli intel experts alarmed by Trump leak but play down any damage

The senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Trump remains committed to his campaign pledge to ultimately relocate the US embassy but does not plan to announce such a move while on his trip. Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have spoken on the phone, a spokesman said on Wednesday, as controversy brewed over the U.S.


Dozens trapped after coal mine explosion in Iran

Dozens trapped after coal mine explosion in Iran

Images carried by Tasnim showed frantic scenes at the opening of the mine as firefighters and the rescue team scrambled to attend to those injured. It remains unclear exactly how many miners are affected - some online sources say that there are in fact only between 24 and 26 miners trapped.



Audioslave and Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Dies at 52, Stars React

The cause of his death is not known at this time but according to press sources suicide is suspected. Bumbery called the death "sudden and unexpected" and said his wife and family are in shock. Aerosmith drummer Perry posted a photo of himself with Cornell, saying that it was a "sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family".


Govt wants to silence my voice: P Chidambaram on CBI raid

Govt wants to silence my voice: P Chidambaram on CBI raid

Echoing similar views, Tamil Nadu spokesperson Peter Alphonse asserted that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raid is yet another agenda in play by the BJP. "The day of reckoning has come for many.they all will be accountable" Jaitley said as opposition leaders alleged "vendetta politics" after raids by at the premises of his predecessor P Chidambaram and his son as also RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.



Donald Trump Warns Sacked FBI Chief Not To 'Leak' Conversations

He tells reporters that it's possible an announcement on James Comey's replacement could come before then. "I'm moving on", Spicer said. The reports stated that the president asked Comey if he was under investigation and if the director could be "loyal", to which sources privy to the dinner said Comey answered he would be "honest".