Trump Suggests Obama Was Involved In Mueller’s Investigation

He pushed a similar theory on Twitter in early 2017, accusing Obama of having his “wires tapped” in Trump Tower before the election. There was no evidence then, nor has any come to light since, yet Trump indicated to reporters Tuesday he still believes it’s true:.@POTUS says he doesn't want to say the West Wing of the Obama WH was ...
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UFC Star Conor McGregor Under Investigation For Sexual Assault

UFC star Conor McGregor is reportedly under investigation in Ireland for sexually assaulting a woman. On Tuesday, The New York Times published a story about a woman who accuses McGregor of assaulting her at the Beacon Hotel in Dublin, where McGregor is an occasional guest. Irish news media first reported the alleged assault in late 2018 but did not identify McGregor ...
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Pilots Of Doomed Boeing 737 Had 40 Seconds To Fix Error, Test Suggests

The pilots of one of two doomed Boeing 737 Max jets likely had just 40 seconds to override an automated system and avert disaster, The New York Times reported as the U.S. Department of Transportation announced new watchdog efforts to improve aviation safety. According to flight simulation tests reviewed by the Times that re-created the Lion Air plane’s fatal crash, a ...
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Supreme Court Still Wary Of Doing Something About Partisan Gerrymandering

WASHINGTON ― A majority of Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared hesitant to weigh in and limit the extent to which lawmakers can take politics into account when drawing electoral districts. Lawyers representing plaintiffs in a closely watched redistricting case sought to convince the justices that there exists a “manageable standard” they could use to determine when lawmakers have relied ...
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Bump Stocks Now Illegal, Gun Group Request To Delay Ban Denied

Bump stocks ― devices that allow semi-automatic guns to mimic fully automatic fire by shooting many rounds every second ― were banned Tuesday, and efforts to delay the ban have so far been curtailed. Though the Supreme Court was mulling an emergency stay requested by several gun ownership advocacy groups, President Donald Trump’s ban on what he previously called “devices ...
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Jussie Smollett Criminal Charges Dropped After Chicago Attack

Officials in Chicago have dropped the charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of staging a racist and homophobic attack against himself. Earlier this month, Smollett pleaded not guilty to 16 felony counts for allegedly staging the January attack and lying to officials. “Today, all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and his record has been wiped clean ...
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Keanu Reeves Gets On Bus With Stranded Passengers And He’s Still The Hero

Fellow passengers enjoyed a most excellent adventure with actor Keanu Reeves Saturday after their flight from San Francisco to Burbank, California, made an emergency landing in Bakersfield. (The plane was diverted due to a “mechanical indication.”)Reeves, evoking images of his action film “Speed,” joined the other stranded flyers on a bus to the Los Angeles area. But unlike that 1994 thriller, neither ...
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Mirna Valerio Brings Her Community Along With Her On The Trail

Ultramarathon runner Mirna Valerio understands that she is seen ― that someone may identify her as their source of inspiration to do things they never thought possible. Valerio is aware that, for black people, seeing a black woman knock out a six-day marathon in the Colorado Rockies may push them to do something within their own lives, shattering the internalized ...
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Rashida Tlaib Privately Pushing Trump Impeachment Investigation

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has been privately urging fellow Democrats to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. In a letter distributed Monday night, Tlaib asked her colleagues to back a resolution that would open a House Judiciary Committee investigation into whether Trump has committed any impeachable offenses. The committee is one of a number of House panels already leading ...
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Transgender Teen Wins Gender-Neutral Prom Title After Told He Can’t Run For King

A transgender boy won the title of prom royalty at a Georgia high school following a national outcry when it appeared he’d been barred from doing so in accordance with his gender identity.  Dex Frier was named one of two “royal knight” seniors at the March 23 prom at Johnson High School in Gainesville, Georgia. In a change from previous years, the 2019 ...
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