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Trump adds another lawyer to his Russia investigation team

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President Trump salutes a Marine as he walks off Marine One upon returning to the White House from Miami on Friday. (Michael Reynolds/European Pressphoto Agency) President Trump has hired prominent defense lawyer John Dowd to join his legal team amidst multiple probes into Russian interference in the 2016 election and reported allegations of obstruction of justice. Dowd, who has represented clients in ...

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Michael Floyd Blames Failed Alcohol Test On Late Night Kombucha Binge

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Michael Floyd Blames Booze Test On Late Night Kombucha Binge 6/16/2017 3:20 PM PDT Breaking News Michael Floyd wants you to believe that he failed his alcohol test after a long night of watching movies and pounding kombucha tea … and NOT because he was drinking booze. The Minnesota Vikings WR issued a statement through his agent explaining why at ...

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Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7bn

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Image copyright Reuters Online retail giant Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7bn (£10.7bn) deal that marks its biggest push into traditional retailing yet. Amazon, which has long eyed the grocery business, will buy the upmarket supermarket for $42 a share. Investors greeted the deal as game-changing for the industry, sending shares of rival grocers plunging. But Whole Foods, ...

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Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Seeks Abortion Expansion

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Ireland’s first openly gay prime minister has entered office.  Leo Varadkar is also the youngest prime minister in Irish history.  He is said to be liberal on social debates such as gender issues and abortion, but is criticized for his right-leaning economic views.  Varadkar wants to expand abortion options, telling The Irish Times that he disagrees with Ireland’s current constitutional ...

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Berlin hits back at US move to tighten sanctions on Russia

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Germany and Austria have castigated new American sanctions on Russia that target Moscow’s controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe, describing them as an illegal threat to EU energy security. Sending a strong message to Moscow, the US Senate on Wednesday voted 97-2 to approve measures that toughen existing sanctions on Moscow and create new restrictions that target companies which ...

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Trump calls for prayers after visiting critically injured Rep. Steve Scalise

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President Trump makes a statement at the White House after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump sat at the bedside of Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), who is being treated for a gunshot wound at a Northwest Washington hospital on Wednesday night. The unannounced ...

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Corinne Olympios Lawyers Up In 'Bachelor In Paradise Investigation,' 'I'm A Victim'

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Corinne Olympios Lawyers Up … ‘I’M A VICTIM’ 6/14/2017 11:53 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Corinne Olympios has hired a team to “seek justice” for the “Bachelor in Paradise” swimming pool incident … TMZ has learned. Corinne tells TMZ … “I am a victim and have spent the last week trying to make sense of what happened on June 4. Although I ...

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E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey gets October date from Nintendo

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Woohoo! It’s the voice of Mario Nintendo has said its next major Mario game will go on sale on 27 October. The date means the firm will be able to promote Super Mario Odyssey alongside its new Switch console in time for the Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping seasons. The news was ...

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Millennials OK with Ontario LGBT Law that Takes Kids from Parents

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Almost half of Millennials surveyed indicated they could be open to the idea of government removing children from their home if parents refuse to support their gender identity. That’s the finding of a new poll by Whatsgoodly, a public opinion company that reaches college students and Millennials with mobile apps. Close to one in five (18%) of 1,400 respondents answered yes ...

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Peter Hambro backed to remain on Petropavlovsk board

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The co-founder of Petropavlovsk has won the support of two key investor advisory bodies as he battles with three major shareholders for control of the London-listed gold mining company. Peter Hambro secured the backing of ISS and Glass Lewis for his re-election to the board as executive director a month after announcing he would step down as executive chairman at ...

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