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Stephen Colbert Schools Kids in Prepositions Courtesy of Sean Spicer's Bushes

Stephen Colbert Schools Kids in Prepositions Courtesy of Sean Spicer's Bushes White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is out of the briefing room this week, and already there is speculation about his future. Ms. Sanders clearly has inherited some of her father's talents. The hosts of "The View", nevertheless stuck with the original Post version, with Joy Behar speculating: " I think he's hiding from Trump ". She also fails to use the " I statements " recommended by nonv... [Full Article...]

Ex-congresswoman found guilty of using funds from fake charity

Ex-congresswoman found guilty of using funds from fake charity The group was indicted in 2016, and Brown stepped down from her congressional leadership post - though not her congressional seat - after the charges were announced. Reports indicated that Brown's aides deposited over $140,000 into the "Charity One Door for Education", which she used to cover her own expenses. Simmons said Brown ordered him to take cash and checks from One Door's account. [Full Article...]

Trump finally to launch voter fraud panel

Dale Ho, director of the ACLU's Voting Rights Project, said in a statement that "as President Trump's own lawyers have said, 'All available evidence suggests that the 2016 general election was not tainted by fraud or mistake.' This commission, to be co-led by King of Voter Suppression Kris Kobach , is a sham". [Full Article...]

Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot & Killed 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

Police Chief Jonathan Haber announced that he's reversed his original opinion about the shooting. The six-year veteran was one of two officers who responded to reports of drunken teenagers at a house party Saturday, April 29. The Dallas Sheriff's Department and the Dallas County district attorney's public integrity unit have launched two separate criminal investigations into Oliver, acco... [Full Article...]

Texas Southern University cancels speech by GOP Sen. John Cornyn amid outcry

Texas Southern University cancels speech by GOP Sen. John Cornyn amid outcry In an interview Friday, she said she had no desire to censor Cornyn, but rather to represent the values of the school. "This was within the president's authority, but it is really important, it is absolutely essential, that we have a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director that shares the confidence, not only of the president but of Congress and the American people", Cornyn said Wednesday... [Full Article...]

Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director

It is likely Mr Comey will be asked about the Russian Federation probe and possibly Mr Trump's claim on Twitter that there were recordings of the pair's conversations, a comment which the president has refused to elaborate upon. Mr Sessions has faced questions over whether his involvement in Mr Comey's firing violates his pledge to recuse himself from investigations into Russian interference in th... [Full Article...]

Boy, 8, Killed Himself 2 Days After Assault at School

According to attorneys for Gabriel's mother, Cornelia Reynolds, she didn't learn of the bullying until the attorneys received a copy of a police investigative file that contained an email from a homicide detective to school officials describing the surveillance video. [Full Article...]

Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week

The president's remarks came four days after his controversial firing of James Comey, a move that was still resonating in Washington. "To date, there's been no evidence of collusion [between Trump and Russia]", Burr stated Friday as quoted by Fox News. [Full Article...]

Texas bill could deny transgender wrestler title defense

Bonnen's committee heard testimony for about an hour Wednesday morning before recessing for a meeting of the full House. The bill passed the Texas Senate 24-7, and shamefully four Democratic senators voted in support of this bill: Senators Hinojosa, Lucio Jr., Uresti, and West. [Full Article...]

Betsy DeVos Delivers Commencement Speech To Bethune-Cookman

Betsy DeVos Delivers Commencement Speech To Bethune-Cookman DeVos walked back her previous comments about HBCUs in a statement on Sunday released by the U.S. Department of Education: "I am happy to see the president reaffirmed this Administration's support for HBCUs". A hashtag on social media, #BackstoBetsy, suggested some of the approximately 300 graduating seniors would turn their backs during DeVos' speech. According to the Washington Post , t... [Full Article...]

Ransomware attack hit 200000 in at least 150 countries

But the researcher's actions may have saved companies and governments millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before computers in the US were more widely affected. In a statement Saturday, Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, known as EC3, said the attack "is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits". [Full Article...]

What Trump didn't know or says he didn't about his man Flynn

What Trump didn't know or says he didn't about his man Flynn Yates appeared once again in the face of the Trump administration when she testified at a Monday hearing created to explore any collusion between the Trump administration and Russian Federation. Trump also addressed remarks from former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who testified alongside Yates on Monday. Amy Klobuchar said Tuesday, the day after Yates' testimony to a Senate J... [Full Article...]

New Orleans removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues before dawn

Still to go are monuments to Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard. Last month, the first structure, a 35-foot-tall obelisk known as the Liberty monument was removed by masked workers under cover of darkness. [Full Article...]

5 possible reasons Sean Spicer is getting fired

She didn't back down from her claim. "She does a great job", the official said . If not, he'd best remain quiet because " I think it's my turn now ". The President explained it in the interview process. On Wednesday, during a briefing for which she once again received relatively high marks from observers, Sanders was asked if the president had made a decision to fire Comey before receiving a re... [Full Article...]

Coroner reopens case of bullied 8-year-old who killed self

The boy lay unconscious for 7 1/2 minutes before an assistant principal and school nurse came to his aid. The 8-year-old hanged himself with a necktie in the bedroom of his Cincinnati home on January 26. "I just think it needs to stop, and something needs to be done", she said. Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco, the Hamilton County, Ohio , coroner, said "We will review all the new info including the video... [Full Article...]

White House: Republicans To Be Rewarded For Health Care Vote

The Republican Party will be rewarded for doing "what's right" by voting to overhaul a "failing and collapsing" health care system, a top aide to President Donald Trump asserted as Democrats and at least one outside group began laying the groundwork to challenge the GOP for control of the House in the 2018 midterm election. [Full Article...]

Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash To avoid a conflict of interest, prosecutors referred the case against Bostian to Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro's office. The unusual judge's order came after the family of a woman killed in the crash sought a private criminal complaint after city prosecutors declined to press charges as Friday's two-year deadline approached. [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies The policies caused prison populations to skyrocket , but no demographic was hit harder than black and Latino men . However, the federal prison population is expected to grow under Sessions' watch, considering both his battle against drug offenses and the Trump administration's immigration crackdown. [Full Article...]

Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy

Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy A man identifying himself as the defendant's father, James Bowden Sr., told KATV that the police were originally called to the home because his son and McHam had been arguing. "He had mental problems", the elder Bowden said of his son. Bowden had been barricaded inside a residence on a rural road in Yell County with a woman who may have been a hostage, Arkansas Police spokesman Bill Sadler tol... [Full Article...]

Squirrel interrupts game between Twins and Indians

Squirrel interrupts game between Twins and Indians I think sometimes guys get caught up in some of the frustration. Max Kepler added a solo home run against Dan Otero in the sixth, pushing the Twins' lead to 4-1. "We're certainly not doing what we want to do", manager Terry Francona said. Byron Buxton ran back and leaped at the wall, but the ball rolled out of his glove. [Full Article...]


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