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Everything You Need To Know About Betty Shelby

Everything You Need To Know About Betty Shelby So black community leaders on Thursday welcomed Mayor G.T. Bynum's mention of racial disparities on the day after a jury of Tulsans found officer Betty Jo Shelby not guilty of manslaughter. The family is also calling for the Tulsa Police Department to be reformed. However, no gun was found, and prosecutors say Crutcher posed no threat to officers and he did nothing aggressive. [Full Article...]

Trump Considering Joe Lieberman for FBI Director: Spicer

Trump Considering Joe Lieberman for FBI Director: Spicer Frank Keating and Andrew McCabe , now the bureau's acting director. A Justice Department official said the attorney general has now also met with them. Trump has promised a "fast decision" for a new director, telling reporters on Air Force One Saturday that he thinks "the process is going to move quickly". [Full Article...]

Trump to meet with four Federal Bureau of Investigation director candidates, including Joe Lieberman

Lieberman was among four candidates Trump interviewed at the White House on Wednesday. In addition to Lieberman, Trump is also interviewing for the vacant post acting director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Gov. He won re-election, and two years later further angered Democrats when he endorsed John McCain for president against eventual victor Barack Obama, even speaking at the Republican Nationa... [Full Article...]

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

The president was scheduled to meet with Lieberman and three others - acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Gov. Lieberman almost became the nation's first Jewish vice president, as he and Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore lost the contested 2000 election to George W. [Full Article...]

North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected, Seoul says

North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected, Seoul says The session had been requested by the United States and Japan on Sunday, shortly after North Korea's test launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile. The reclusive North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programs, has been working on a missile, mounted with a nuclear warhead, capable of striking the US mainland. [Full Article...]

US Senate faces uphill task to pass Obamacare repeal: Cruz

US Senate faces uphill task to pass Obamacare repeal: Cruz Trump has called Obamacare a "disaster" and congressional Republicans have long targeted the 2010 law, formally known as the Affordable Care Act, calling it government overreach. In a celebration at the White House after the vote, President Trump declared that Obamacare was dead. "President Trump promised not to touch Medicaid or Medicare and has betrayed those promises by supporting this bill". [Full Article...]

China says hopes new South Korean government will correct problems

China says hopes new South Korean government will correct problems Trump and Moon have both also warned that a major conflict with the North is possible. On the respected 38 North website, aerospace engineering specialist John Schilling said it appeared to be an intermediate-range ballistic missile that could "reliably strike the U.S. [Full Article...]

Notre Dame students plan walkout during Mike Pence speech

Mr Trump on Thursday also denied ever asking Mr Comey to shut down the FBI's investigation into his former national security adviser, Mike Flynn. Trump met news of the Wednesday appointment of a special counsel, former FBI director Robert S. [Full Article...]

Trump faces fallout over Comey appeal, intelligence sharing

Trump faces fallout over Comey appeal, intelligence sharing The New York Times reported on Thursday that Trump called Comey weeks after he took office on January 20 and asked him when federal authorities were going to say Trump was not under investigation. Trump removed Comey in the middle of a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian interference in the the 2016 United States presidential election, and possible ties between Trump's camp... [Full Article...]

Deadly jet crash renews old fears for residents near airport

Deadly jet crash renews old fears for residents near airport Thick plumes of black smoke were seen billowing from the scene. It was unclear whether anyone on the ground was injured. "The plane was seen listing to its left side, so obviously there was some sort of malfunction", Cleary said. FAA investigators are en route to the scene, the agency confirmed. Police said 13 cars were damaged. According to CNN, the two fatalities were the pilot and co-pilot of... [Full Article...]

Fallen officers remembered at DPS Peace Officer Memorial

Fallen officers remembered at DPS Peace Officer Memorial National Peace Officers' Memorial Day kicks off Police Week. Authorities say 143 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty past year throughout the country. " America stands strong with our men and women in blue ", Trump added. The president called such attacks on police " a stain on the very fabric of our society ", and said that they " must end right now ". [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Considering Adding Currency Rules to Nafta, Sources Say

Trump Administration Considering Adding Currency Rules to Nafta, Sources Say Wesely says it should help that Robert Lighthizer is being confirmed as U.S. Trade Representative and that the USDA is adding an Undersecretary for Trade to improve trade relations with Mexico and other important partners. NAFTA took effect in 1994 and triggered a big increase in trade among the three countries. Farm state senators said they also warned Ross and Lighthizer not to take actions th... [Full Article...]

Does Trump Record His Conversations? The White House Won't Say

Does Trump Record His Conversations? The White House Won't Say He also emphasized, in light of criticism of the White House's continually changing narrative regarding former FBI Director James Comey's ouster, that he could simply severely limit press conferences and do them all himself. "I mean, he gave her a free pass like nobody's ever, ever gotten a free pass", Trump said, before assuring Pirro that he was "on to other things". Trump tweeted , "James Co... [Full Article...]

Mike Huckabee calls Roger Ailes a 'genius'

Mike Huckabee calls Roger Ailes a 'genius' In his 2013 biography , Ailes, who had hemophilia, discussed his inevitable death saying that "I've been prepared to face death all of my life". At the time, his bank accounts were reportedly flush with an estimated $40 million paid to Ailes by Rupert Murdoch's conservative TV empire when it fired Ailes. [Full Article...]

Tornado outbreak, severe storms across Oklahoma

Beckham County Emergency Management Director Lonnie Risenhoover told the Associated Press "a lot of tornado damage" was reported in the Elk County area. According to the National Weather Service, at least 3 tornadoes have been confirmed. Their home? Flattened. The SUV next to it? "We were outside here kind of watching the sky and we could barely even close the front door", said Ryan Osgood, wh... [Full Article...]

Trump seeks new Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

Trump seeks new Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee President Donald Trump warned sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey on Friday not to "leak" details of their conversations to the media, suggesting they may have been taped. If appointed, she would be the FBI's first female director. Mr Trump said the candidates were "outstanding people" and "very well known". "I hope they'll speak up", he said. [Full Article...]

Senate Intelligence Committee leaders demand Comey's notes

The New York Times was the first to report on Tuesday about the discussion between Comey and Trump in February and the subsequent memo. Meanwhile Trump's supporters are claiming that his intentions were more innocent and that he merely wanted to help out a friend. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump interviewing 4 FBI candidates

Bush and Dick Cheney. Lieberman represented CT in the Senate from 1989 to 2013, initially as a Democrat. By several senators' accounts, he contradicted Trump's statements that Rosenstein's written criticism of FBI Director James Comey had been a factor in Comey's recent firing by the president. [Full Article...]

Thompson leads at Kingsmill Championship

Thompson leads at Kingsmill Championship Three other Navy SEALs and a skydiver from Thompson's sponsor, Red Bull, who videotaped the plunge, accompanied the seven-time tour victor. (AP Photo/Steve Helber). "The girls are playing great, so I know that I need to try and keep up, and to be in contention, I need to make a lot of birdies out there". "It's always good to get off to that kind of start and get comfortable", Piller said. [Full Article...]

Pence says Trump remains focused on policy priorities, including tax cuts

But while many speculate this is Pence's way of preparing for the long road ahead as new calls for investigations into Mr. Trump's White House continue, Pence campaign strategist Nick Ayers is quick to shut down any speculation about Pence's future. [Full Article...]


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