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Friendship Between Leader of Russia Probe, Fired FBI Director 'Very Bothersome'

Friendship Between Leader of Russia Probe, Fired FBI Director 'Very Bothersome'

Earlier on Thursday, Trump said he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with Comey, after suggesting last month he might have recordings that could undercut Comey's description of events. President Trump is calling it a " witch hunt ", lawmakers are applauding it and the Justice Department says it's in the "public interest", but what can the newly appointed special prosecutor really do and can he still be fired? The president said it's "bothersome" that Robert ...



NASA finds more Earth-sized planets that could support life

In total, Kepler has identified 4,034 planet candidates from observations of 200,000 stars with 2,335 of those having been verified as exoplanets. Of roughly 50 near-Earth size habitable zone candidates detected by Kepler, more than 30 have been verified.


Obama Denounces Senate Health Care Bill

Obama Denounces Senate Health Care Bill

Before the vote, however, rules dictate up to 20 hours of debate on the Senate floor, split evenly between Republicans and Democrats , followed by an unlimited amendment process, known as a vote-a-rama. After weeks of speculation about what's inside the legislation, the Senate revealed a "discussion draft " of its new health care policy. Republicans are in control at the national and state level, and Iowa just went to a managed care system for its Medicaid program a year ago.


Philippines: ISIS Funded Siege Through Malaysian Militant

Philippines: ISIS Funded Siege Through Malaysian Militant

Eduardo Ano told The Associated Press on Friday, June 23, 2017, that Mahmud bin Ahmad died June 7, 2017, from wounds sustained in fighting with government troops in Marawi last month. He said three boatloads of gunmen who tried to join the militants were blasted by navy gunboats three days ago in Lake Lanao, which borders Marawi. He said the arrest in Malaysia last week of some militants suspected to be bound for Marawi illustrated the kind of cross-border co-operation needed to protect ...


Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas

Communities across the strike-zone clean-up as the tropical system continues to push inland. The Coast Guard said the crew of the trawler Footprint was about 80 miles southeast of Galveston when the crew radioed that the vessel was taking on water faster than onboard pumps could clear it.