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Graham: Firing Mueller could be 'beginning of the end' for Trump

Graham: Firing Mueller could be 'beginning of the end' for Trump

The South Carolina Republican has been known to occasionally wander from the Senate flock. Donald Trump's presidency is in serious trouble, and every day he is making it worse for himself. He added that Mr Trump was crossing a "red line" in his consideration to axe Mr Mueller, who was appointed by the Justice Department to lead the probe after Mr Comey was sacked.


NC power outage could last 2 weeks, officials say

NC power outage could last 2 weeks, officials say

In the meantime, there's nothing to do but wait. "We've had to essentially close all the businesses and send everyone home temporarily, till the island is restored", Thompson said. "We are seasonal people, we don't work year-round". Casings are giant tubes that position individual concrete pilings as they are being installed in clusters at various angles to hold up the bridge deck, said Jerry Jennings, District 1 engineer for the North Carolina Department of Transportation.


Trump announces transgenderism ban in the military

Trump announces transgenderism ban in the military

Trump's statement served a blow to transgender rights and the move towards equality. According to different surveys, they number anywhere from 1,300 to 15,000 of the 1.3 million active service members. In response to growing threats from virtually all corners of the world, the Pentagon has deployed forces in more than 180 countries. Trump wrote that he had consulted with "my generals and military experts", but the White House has not identified them and none have come forward.


Verdict in for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Verdict in for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton issued her verdict a few weeks three weeks after the trial ended July 6, with sentencing scheduled for October 5. "Arpaio believes that a jury would have found in his favor and that it will", the statement read. "Those supporters hoped the Trump administration would drop the criminal case" - but federal prosecutors continued to press forward anyway.


Raiders cornerback Conley escapes charges, Cowboys' Elliott remains in hot water

Raiders cornerback Conley escapes charges, Cowboys' Elliott remains in hot water

A woman accused Conley of raping her at a downtown Cleveland hotel on April 9. The development comes just days after the Oakland Raiders first-round pick signed his rookie contract with the team. The grand jury "returned a no bill on all possible charges, the Cuyahoga County prosecutor said Monday in a statement". The woman told police that she declined but asked if they could watch in order to distract him from his sexual advances.


Starbucks to close all Teavana stores worldwide

Starbucks to close all Teavana stores worldwide

Now under full American ownership, the Chinese operation will be easier to co-ordinate as a single entity as Starbucks brings formats such as its ultra-premium Starbucks Reserve roastery to Shanghai-its first location outside America. Concurrently, UPEC and PCSC will acquire Starbucks 50% interest in President Starbucks Coffee Taiwan Limited ("Taiwan JV") and assume 100% ownership of Starbucks operations in Taiwan for approximately $175 million.