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Storms possible Thursday; Chances stick around this weekend

Storms possible Thursday; Chances stick around this weekend

Some of the storms may approach severe levels with the biggest threat being from damaging winds that could knock down some tree limbs. Highs should reach the upper 90s, according to the weather service, with light south-southwest winds gaining strength later in the day.



FBI captures polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs

Lyle Jeffs slipped out of his Global Positioning System monitoring device in July while in confinement at his Salt Lake City home awaiting his trial on charges he defrauded the USA food stamp program. Jeffs and 10 others from the sect were charged with fraud and money laundering in a multimillion dollar food stamp fraud scheme. Lyle Jeffs is now being held without bond on a U.S.



Inmates shoot, kill 2 correctional officers in Georgia

Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills says in a brief email to The Associated Press that "many significant contributions" boosted the reward from $70,000. Authorities aren't saying which of the escaped inmates did the killing. Both were serving prison sentences for separate armed robbery and assault convictions, and they knew each other, having once been cellmates, authorities said.



Trump reportedly under investigation for obstruction of justice in Russian Federation probe

Lawmakers also asked Rosenstein whether it was appropriate for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be involved in the firing of James Comey as FBI director given Sessions' recusal from any investigation into Trump's campaign. He refused to say whether the president had obstructed justice . The report that Trump himself is being scrutinized for obstruction of justice served to undercut Trump's claims.


President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice'

President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice'

She asked whether he has seen "any evidence of good cause" to fire Mueller. "The attorney general is the one who has to fire him", said CNN's senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin on "Anderson Cooper 360". The Russia investigation expanded to include obstruction of justice shortly after former FBI Director James Comey was sacked by the Department of Justice, according to the five anonymous sources cited in the Washington Post report.



Rep. Steve Scalise is on a nation's mind

During his remarks, Trump disclosed that the shooter had died, the first confirmation from any official of the death. Trump arrived around 8:45 p.m. Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent who sought the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said he had been told that Hodgkinson had served as a volunteer with his campaign.