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Flynn told DIA about Russia, lawyer says

Flynn told DIA about Russia, lawyer says

Chaffetz and Cummings also said the documents raise questions about whether Flynn violated a constitutional ban on foreign payments to retired military officers, The Associated Press reported . White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said the committee is requesting documents that are not in the possession of the White House because they involved Flynn's activity prior to Trump's January 20 inauguration.


Sanctuary city ruling praised in San Francisco

Sanctuary city ruling praised in San Francisco

But they say they're confident they'll prevail in the Supreme Court. "We're taking action to appeal this". A federal appeals court blocked the travel ban. Orrick wrote that the jurisdictions successfully showed they "are now suffering irreparable harm" because the order violates rights granted to states by the Constitution and because, even if the order hasn't been carried out, it has "caused budget uncertainty" simply by threatening to take away hundreds of millions in federal funds.


California beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child porn

California beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child porn

She was charged with production and distribution of child pornography and lewd and lascivious conduct with a child. Prosecutors dismissed two additional charges of lewd acts with a child. Meghan Alt, 27, a pageant victor from Irvine, California, who took the title of Mrs. Orange County in 2014. She is accused of selling images of a 4-year-old to a marine.


Turkish election board rejects main opposition's application to annul referendum

Turkish election board rejects main opposition's application to annul referendum

Binali Yildirim said the electoral board would rule on the main opposition Republican People's Party's request for the referendum's annulment. The observers said a last-minute decision by election authorities to allow unstamped ballots to be counted "undermined an important safeguard and contradicted the law which explicitly states that such ballots should be considered invalid".