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Trump lawyers met with Mueller, arguing Trump didn't obstruct justice

Comey was sacked May 9. In a letter of dismissal, Trump stated that both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had recommended Comey be removed. Rosenstein, in a statement to Congress, has said that he learned on May 8 of Trump's plans to fire Comey, and that he agreed with the decision. Trump told NBC News in May that he was frustrated by the ongoing investigation and believes it was motivated by Democrats' fury at losing the election.


Theresa May insists she is 'here for the long term'

Theresa May insists she is 'here for the long term'

The humiliating loss of the Conservative Party's parliamentary majority led to predictions she would be out of a job before the end of the year . More interestingly, though, there are two schools of thought in the party as to whether it is really possible for a Prime Minister who lost seats in an election she had called to go into yet another election.


Trump administration seeking $5.95 billion 'down payment' on disaster funding

Trump administration seeking $5.95 billion 'down payment' on disaster funding

Explosions ripped through a chemical storage plant in Crosby, Texas, but no injuries were reported and officials said the chemicals posed no risk to the public outside a 2.4km safety perimeter. Estimates of the size of a Hurricane Harvey aid package for Texas and Louisiana rose on Thursday, with US President Donald Trump preparing an initial request to Congress of $US5.9 billion.


Justice Sotomayor visits 'Judge's Chambers' at Yankees game

Justice Sotomayor visits 'Judge's Chambers' at Yankees game

No, the best part was watching Justice Sotomayor cheering on rookie outfielder Aaron Judge. The justice wore a black judicial robe emblazoned with the Yankees emblem, and was surrounded by family and friends sporting foam gavels which read "all rise".


Harvey to bring heavy rain into Kentucky

Harvey to bring heavy rain into Kentucky

It will NOT rain all day, everyday, but some scattered showers and storms can be expected. The rain will continue overnight and begin to exit Saturday morning. The main axis of rainfall from the remnants of Harvey are tracking toward the east-northeast and will affect central and eastern Louisiana, southeastern Arkansas and central and north MS into Thursday .


Polls: a growing number of Americans don't like Trump's conduct

Polls: a growing number of Americans don't like Trump's conduct

Out of those surveyed , 45 percent agreed with the president on "no or nearly no" issues, while another 21 percent said they agreed on just "a few". Public more confident in Trump on trade than on immigration, nuclear weapons . Trump's core campaign message was about white grievance, as he sought to convince mostly working-class voters that their livelihood, their status and their cultural dominance were stolen from them by foreigners, "globalists", elites and those who won't say "Merry ...