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Former Trump Aide Might Have Been Open to Russia Blackmail: Ex-U.S. Official

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Print File photo : Retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, U.S. national security advisor, arrives to a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Trump today … mocked protesters who gathered for large demonstrations across the U.S. and the world on Saturday to signal discontent with his leadership, but later offered a more conciliatory tone, saying he recognized such marches as a “hallmark of our democracy.” Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg(Sipa via AP Images) (…

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Sally Yates says she warned White House that Flynn was a

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Sally Yates to testify at May 8 Senate hearing (CNN) – Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said Monday that she alerted the White House earlier this year that former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn could be “essentially blackmailed by the Russians.” “We believed that Gen. Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians,” Yates told a Senate judiciary subcommittee, in a high-profile hearing on Russian meddling into the US election. Yates told the panel that she had a meeting with White House Counsel Donald McGahn on January 26…

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North Korea claims plot reveals U.S. state-sponsored terrorism

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Updated May 8, 2017 9:32pm ASSOCIATED PRESS North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, waves on April 13 during the opening ceremony of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings in Pyongyang, North Korea. TOKYO >> After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be the victim of state-sponsored terrorism — from the White House. The assertion comes as the U.S. is considering putting the…

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Donald Trump dismisses Russia collusion claims as a total hoax

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Have you got a local story, picture or video you would like to send to us? Send it to us now for a chance to get published. Services Donald Trump dismisses Russia collusion claims as a total hoax Donald Trump dismisses Russia collusion claims as a total hoax 0 comments Donald Trump has hit back angrily over new claims about his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned amid controversy over his links with Russia. Former acting attorney general Sally Yates spoke publicly for the first time on Monday,…

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Sally Yates Tells Senators She Warned Trump About Michael Flynn | The New York Times

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May 9 Less than a week into the Trump administration, Sally Q. Yates, the acting attorney general, hurried to the White House with an urgent concern. The president’s national security adviser, she said, had lied to the vice president about his Russian contacts and was vulnerable to blackmail by Moscow. “We wanted to tell the White House as quickly as possible,” Ms. Yates told a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Monday. “To state the obvious: You don’t want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians.” But President Trump did not…

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Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties | Miami Herald

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Miami.com A projector screen shows a footage of U.S. President Donald Trump as workers wait for investors at a reception desk during an event promoting EB-5 investment in a Kushner Companies development at a hotel in Shanghai, China, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The sister of President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been courting Chinese investors using a much-criticized federal visa program that provides a path toward obtaining green cards. AP Photo) May 09, 2017 3:53 AM Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties By JEFF HORWITZ and ALICIA…

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Obamacare just died

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Breaking News: White House announces Pres. Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey US President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey, the White House announced Tuesday afternoon. “The president has accepted the recommendation of the Attorney General and the deputy Attorney General regarding the dismissal of the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer told reporters. The White House released the following statement on the firing: continue reading click www.adahor.com/ads/breaking-ne…

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MTV Movie and Music Awards: Netflix, ‘Stranger Things’ Win

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Netflix’s recent run of success at award shows continued on Sunday night at the MTV Movie and TV Awards. The popular streaming site won three of MTV’s “golden popcorn” statues, with an especially strong showing for the Netflix sci-fi series Stranger Things. The show about a group of small-town kids dealing with interdimensional monsters, supernatural powers, and bullies took home the MTV award for Show of the Year, while 13-year-old actress Millie Bobby Brown won the gender-neutral award for Best Actor in a Show. Accepting the award during Sunday’s telecast…

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Donald Trump Shitting Britches About Sally Yates’s Testimony Today. PEE-EW!

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Donald Trump Shitting Britches About Sally Yates’s Testimony Today. PEE-EW! By Add to Flipboard Magazine. There is a mighty odor wafting over Washington DC today — or maybe over New Jersey, or Miami, who can even say? It is the smell of poo, and it is emanating from the vicinity of President Donald Trump’s pants, because he has shat them very much! Our president, in addition to being a genius who knows all the best words and when he doesn’t he gives us new ones, seems mighty concerned with today’s…

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Website sans ban

(The “banned” ban) Interestingly enough, there is no longer a Trump Muslim ban on his website wonder why Trump Muslim ban plan erased from website A reporter asks press secretary Sean Spicer why President Trump’s website still mentions “preventing Muslim immigration”, and the online page is erased shortly afterwards.

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Honesty As Albatross By Udo Silas

Honesty is easy. Yet difficult and complicated. It is not like the river that ebbs its flow in seasons and times. It is constant or so it should be. As constant as the Northern star some would say. But honesty is lonely. And that is not just because it is rare. It is because as humans we are inherently untrue. When the lure of honesty stalks our conscience we become adamant to its tugs. Because conscience ‘is an open wound’ only us can see, we become the folly of choosing…

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Donald Trump Pushes for More Conservatives on Federal Bench

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The Trump administration on Monday named 10 judges and other law professionals it plans to nominate for key posts as President Donald Trump works to place more conservatives on the nation’s federal courts. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that among the candidates are individuals previously named on Trump’s list of 21 possible picks for Supreme Court justice. All nominees would require Senate confirmation. The announcement came less than a month after Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed, restoring the court’s conservative tilt. Trump will…

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Palestinian family support is a social safety net, not payment for ‘terrorists’

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Palestinian family support amounts to social safety net By Daoud Kuttab, opinion contributor – 05/08/17 05:40 PM EDT 5 © Getty Images Collective punishment is perhaps one of the most important areas of international humanitarian law. Countries have generally attempted to guarantee that warring parties refrain from using it to accomplish political or other results. One of the most important developments to come from the second world war was a set of agreements among the international community that called for curtailing some of the most egregious violations. The International Committee…

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For Some Climate Experts, Trump Is Scarier Inside The Paris Agreement Than Outside It

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For Some Climate Experts, Trump Is Scarier Inside The Paris Agreement Than Outside It 05/08/2017 09:00 am ET | Updated 23 hours ago The dark-haired man looked haggard and world-weary as he leaned towards the microphone. “We seek your leadership,” he told U.S. Undersecretary of State Paula Dobriansky, with cameras running and the world watching. “But if for some reason you’re not willing to lead, leave it to the rest of us. Please, get out of the way!” The year was 2007, and the young man was Kevin Conrad, who…

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Obama Warned Trump About Michael Flynn During Oval Office Meeting

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By Scott Horsley • 14 hours ago President Barack Obama and then-President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following a meeting in the Oval Office on Nov. 10. A former Obama official says Obama warned Trump about Michael Flynn, whom Trump later named as his national security adviser. Win McNamee / Getty Images Originally published on May 8, 2017 6:23 pm Updated at 1:30 p.m. ET A former Obama official confirms that then-President Barack Obama warned incoming President Donald Trump about Michael Flynn related to his job performance as head of the…

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Sally Yates: Michael Flynn Susceptible to Russian Blackmail

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(WASHINGTON) — Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, speaking publicly for the first time about concerns she brought to the Trump White House on Russia, told Congress on Monday she warned that National Security Adviser Michael Flynn “essentially could be blackmailed” because he apparently had lied to his bosses about his contacts with the Russian ambassador. The statements from Yates, an Obama administration holdover, offered by far the most detailed account of the chain of events that led to Flynn’s ouster from government in the first weeks of the Trump…

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Sally Yates warned White House that Michael Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail | 12NewsNow.com

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Close Sally Yates warned White House that Michael Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates says she warned the White House about Michael Flynn’s connections with Russia. Veuer’s Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story. Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY , WUSA 6:15 PM. CDT May 08, 2017 Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testifies on May 8, 2017, before the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) (Photo: JIM WATSON) CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST WASHINGTON — Days before she…

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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration Posted: Updated: Tuesday, May 9 2017 3:46 AM EDT 2017-05-09 07:46:22 GMT The Trump administration is hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides their future in the United States. More >> The Trump administration is hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides their future in the United States. More >> Updated: Tuesday, May 9 2017 3:45 AM EDT 2017-05-09 07:45:43 GMT Authorities say a suspect has been arrested in series of shooting…

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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn as national security adviser, official confirms

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Washington • President Barack Obama personally warned then-President-elect Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as his national security adviser last fall as Trump began his transition, current and former administration officials said. Obama delivered his warning on Nov. 10, two days after the election, when Trump visited the White House and met with his predecessor in the Oval Office for what both men described at the time as a cordial conversation. Obama’s recommendation to Trump, first reported by NBC News on Monday morning, was confirmed by a former Obama administration…

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Sally Yates says she warned White House that Flynn was a blackmail risk

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said Monday that she alerted the White House earlier this year that former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn could be “essentially blackmailed by the Russians.” “We believed that Gen. Flynn was compromised with respect to the Russians,” Yates told a Senate judiciary subcommittee, in a high-profile hearing on Russian meddling into the US election. Yates told the panel that she had a meeting with White House Counsel Donald McGahn on January 26 to tell him that she had information that statements by Vice…

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