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Former FBI Director James Comey walks at his home in McLean, Va., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. President Donald Trump fired Comey on Tuesday, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's election meddling. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
May 10, 2017 - 5:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before he was fired by Donald Trump, FBI Director James Comey requested more resources to pursue his investigation into Russia's election meddling and the possible involvement of Trump associates, U.S. officials said Wednesday, fueling concerns that Trump was trying to...
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Former FBI Director James Comey walks at his home in McLean, Va., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. President Donald Trump fired Comey on Tuesday, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's election meddling. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
May 10, 2017 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted in his extraordinary letter firing James Comey that the ousted FBI director told him three times he was not under investigation. If true, that claim would be a startling breach of protocol. Former Justice Department officials and federal prosecutors...
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May 10, 2017 - 1:59 pm
(AP) - White House wants the FBI to complete its investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 election. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday we encourage them to complete investigation'' so that it will be proven that "there is no evidence of collusion between the...
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May 10, 2017 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is hoping it can soon raise stamp prices by a penny or more. The postal service on Wednesday reported a quarterly loss of $562 million, despite growth in package delivery, due to continued erosion in the use of first-class mail as well as expensive mandates...
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FBI police vehicles are parked next to the J. Edgar Hoover FBI headquarters building early in the morning in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday evening. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 10, 2017 - 10:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and FBI Director James Comey's firing (all times local): 11:05 a.m. The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says President Donald Trump told her that he was firing FBI Director James Comey because "the department is a mess."...
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In this May 9, 2017 photo, firefighters try to secure a vehicle that went into a stream during a motor vehicle accident in Woodbury, Conn. Katherine Ann Berman, wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died in the traffic crash. (Steven Valenti/Republican-American via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 9:10 am
WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) — The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died in a traffic crash in Connecticut, the sports network's president confirmed Wednesday. Katherine Ann Berman, 67, of Cheshire, was one of two victims in the two-vehicle crash at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in Woodbury, state...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, FBI Director James Comey prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump abruptly fired Comey May 9, 2017, dramatically ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's election meddling. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 09, 2017 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly fired James Comey as director of the FBI in the midst of the law enforcement agency's investigation into whether Trump's presidential campaign was connected to Russia meddling in the election. In a letter to Comey, Trump said the dismissal was...
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May 09, 2017 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling. In a letter to Comey, Trump said the firing was...
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May 09, 2017 - 1:10 pm
(AP) _ Arrests of people caught trying to enter the United States from Mexico without authorization declined again last month, a likely sign that fewer would-be immigrants are trying to cross the border illegally. President Donald Trump has highlighted the falling numbers as a sign that his tough...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama walks toward a podium to address an audience after being presented with the 2017 Profile in Courage award during ceremonies at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Former President Barack Obama is starting to define his new role in the age of Donald Trump. After dropping out of sight for a pair of glamorous island getaways, Obama is emerging for a series of paid and unpaid speeches, drawing sharp contrasts with Trump even as he avoids saying the new president’s name. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 09, 2017 - 2:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is starting to define his new role in the age of Donald Trump. After dropping out of sight for a pair of glamorous island getaways, Obama is emerging for a series of paid and unpaid speeches, drawing sharp contrasts with Trump even as he avoids saying...
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