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Secret FBI source for Russia inquiry met with three Trump advisors during campaign

In mid-July 2016, a retired American professor approached an advisor to Donald Trump's presidential campaign at a symposium about the White House race held at a British university.<p>The professor took the opportunity to strike up a conversation with Carter Page, whom Trump had named a few months …

New Evidence Shows the Vegas Shooter Was Probably a Far-Right Extremist, but No One Will Say It

Despite the seemingly overwhelming evidence that the 2017 mass murder on the Las Vegas Strip may have been motivated by extreme-right-wing ideology, …

2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than deployed service members

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while deployed as members of the military.<p>Data for military casualties are difficult to ascertain. An original version …

Military

Something important was different about this shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> This newest shooting seems, sadly, familiar, but it is important that we pay attention to what is different here.<p>The deadly attack Friday in Santa Fe, Texas, left at least 10 dead. Terrified kids, shocked parents, authoritative law enforcement, inquisitive reporters, and somber politicians …

Guns

Trump team sends mixed signals to Europe

The administration said it expects U.S. allies will fall in line with its Iran policy but doesn’t exclude the possibility of punishing them.<p>National security adviser John Bolton on Sunday carefully doubled down on President Donald Trump’s threat that European countries could be sanctioned by the …

North Carolina officer chokes, slams man at a Waffle House after prom

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anthony Wall's night started at the prom with his sister, followed by a stop at a Waffle House in Warsaw, North Carolina. While at the restaurant, he got into a heated argument with employees, who called police.<p>It's unclear what happened moments before the confrontation Saturday, but cell …

Justice

Video Released After Teen Tased and Killed by Michigan State Troopers Underscores Law Enforcement’s Utter Contempt for Black Americans

The incivility and cruelty of law enforcement against black citizens of the United States continues unabated.<p>And it’s not just white officers who …

Newly released Comey memos say Trump had concerns about Flynn's judgment

President Trump told then-FBI Director James B. Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security advisor, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by the Associated Press.<p>The 15 pages of documents contain new details about a series of …

Comey Memos Provide Intimate Look Into Trump Presidency

WASHINGTON — President Trump spoke in intimate and candid terms to the former F.B.I. director James Comey about some of the most sensitive matters before the agency, including the salacious dossier detailing Mr. Trump’s ties to Russia and the investigation into Michael T. Flynn, the president’s …

In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious …

Senior GOP source: 'Likely' the public will have access to Comey memos sent to Congress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former FBI Director James Comey's memos about his interactions with President Donald Trump are "likely" to become public, a senior GOP source told CNN.<p>The Justice Department sent redacted versions of the memos to Congress for their review Thursday, a day after House Republicans prepared to …

Police Arrested 4 Student Protesters Outside Paul Ryan's D.C. Office

The protestors said their sit-in was "a message for common sense gun control."<p>Four high school students were arrested Wednesday, April 18, outside of House Speaker Paul Ryan's (R-WI) Washington, D.C., office, according to a tweet from <i>News2Share</i> news director Alejandro Alvarez. Alvarez broadcasted …

Comey on why 'it's possible' Trump was compromised by Russians: He's 'constantly bringing it up'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former FBI Director James Comey explained Thursday why he thinks "it's possible" that the Russians could have compromising information about President Donald Trump.<p>Comey said that there are two data points about his interactions with the President that have prompted him to make …

Bill Gates backs $1bn plan to cover earth in video surveillance satellites

A satellite company planning to launch a $1bn (£700m) network of satellites to provide "live and unfiltered" coverage of the Earth has been backed by former Microsoft chief executive Bill Gates and Japanese tech giant Softbank.<p>The tech leaders are backing EarthNow, which plans to launch 500 …

Trump jabs back at 'wacky' congresswoman as spat rolls on

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unwilling to put the tussling behind, President Donald Trump on Saturday jabbed back at the Democratic lawmaker who has slammed him …

Police hunt and kill black people like Philando Castile. There's no justice | Steven W Thrasher

Police harassment and violence, and the ways the system facilitate and enable it, are not exceptional to the US. They are part of what makes the US what it is<p>Father’s Day weekend was a grim occasion to remind black parents that they are continuously hunted down by police in the United States. The …

Paul Ryan: House Republicans will continue their push for health-care reform this year

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan told Republican donors Monday that he intends to continue pushing for an overhaul of the nation’s health-care system by working “on two tracks” as he also pursues other elements of President Trump’s agenda.<p>“We are going to keep getting at this thing,” Ryan said three days …

Yuval Harari on why humans won’t dominate Earth in 300 years

“It's not because I overestimate the AI. It's because most people tend to overestimate human beings.”<p>Yuval Noah Harari’s first book, <i>Sapiens</i>, was an international sensation. The Israeli historian’s mind-bending tour through the triumph of <i>Homo sapiens</i>is a favorite of, among others, Bill Gates, Mark …

Singularity

Analysis: outcry over Jeff Sessions's Russia ties could be big blow for Trump

The appearance of the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, among an increasing number of Donald Trump associates caught up in the web of ties with Russia raises immediate questions about how the justice department, currently headed by Sessions, will carry out an even-handed investigation of those links.<p>…

Protests in Anaheim, California, After Off-Duty Cop Fires Gun During Clash With Teens

Hundreds of protesters descended on the home of a Los Angeles police officer Wednesday after video surfaced of the off-duty cop's apparently firing a gun during a scuffle with a 13-year-old that erupted after the teenager and friends allegedly walked on his lawn.<p>The teenager wasn't hit by gunfire, …

The End of Facts in the Trump Era

The order floated down from the lunatic’s castle late on a Friday. No more visas of any kind from seven countries, Donald Trump decreed, and mayhem …

Donald Trump

The Perils of Calling Trump a Liar

The media can report the president's untruths without losing credibility by assuming motives.<p>When Richard Nixon was president, most journalists knew he was a thoroughly dishonest man. Early in his first term he had declared war on them—famously in two high-profile speeches delivered by his pit-bull …

Donald Trump Sticks to Voter-Fraud Claim

Independent experts say there is no evidence to support president’s assertion<p>President Donald Trump has quickly advanced a number of top policy initiatives in the opening days of his administration, placing an emphasis on creating the jobs he promised on the campaign trail.<p>But the president’s …

Donald Trump

The Keystone XL Pipeline, which Trump just advanced, will carry the dirtiest fossil fuel on the planet

Activists had previously successfully fought both pipelines — the protest at Standing Rock, which was led by the Native American community, made headlines in 2016.<p>The Keystone XL Pipeline is slightly older news — Obama blocked its construction in 2015— but it's worth remembering why it made …

Trump threatens to 'send in the Feds' to Chicago

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that he would dispatch federal authorities to Chicago if they don't address violence in the city, which he described as "horrible 'carnage.'"<p>"If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible "carnage" going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I …

Jury Deadlocked In Trial Of SC Police Officer Who Shot Walter Scott

Judge Clifton Newman urged jurors "to make every reasonable effort to reach a unanimous verdict," or he would be forced to declare a mistrial.<p>The …

Justice

Police Violence Against Native Americans Goes Far Beyond Standing Rock

And everyone is probably understating the extent of the problem.<p><i>UPDATE (Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m.): The Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday that it had</i> …

Native Americans

The surveillance state goes local: Area police departments may be using Stingray technology to spy on you without a warrant — and the Feds don’t want you to know

<b>(Getty/peterhowell)</b><p>The DOJ is blocking requests for information on Stingray, which can spy on you by connecting with your cell phone<p>Thor Benson<p>October 15, 2016 2:45pm (UTC)<p>For the past several years, we've been learning more and more about police use of "cell site simulators" across the country, …

Shocking moment 'killer clown' charges at terrified family after blocking their car in the dead of night

THIS is the terrifying moment a spooky "killer clown" charged at a family after blocking their car in the dead of the night.<p>The haunting footage, …