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‘We are not going to take it sitting down’: Trump on detention of US pastor in Turkey

US President Donald Trump has vowed to take new steps to free an American pastor detained in Turkey, stating that “we haven’t seen the last of it.” Pastor Andrew Brunson has been held by Ankara since 2016. Read more “They should have given him back a long time ago, and Turkey has in my opinion acted very, very badly,” Trump ...

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Criminalizing homelessness? Colorado city to punish sitting or lying on sidewalks

A city in Colorado has passed a law banning people from sitting or lying down in the street. Critics have claimed the ordnance represents attack on the homeless. Durango City Council unanimously passed the motion on Tuesday, and the ordinance will come into effect this summer. According to the Durango Herald, the rule will forbid people from sitting or lying ...

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‘They can’t indict Trump’: Giuliani says Mueller ‘understands’ he can’t charge sitting president

Special counsel Robert Mueller has acknowledged to President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani that a sitting president can’t be indicted under current rules, meaning that the year-long Russia probe is unlikely to unseat Trump. “The Justice Department memos going back to before Nixon say that you cannot indict a sitting president, you have to impeach him,” Giuliani told CNN on Wednesday. “They ...

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Europe is sitting on a mountain of secret debt

The 28 member states of the European Union (EU) have a total debt burden of €12.5 trillion, which could be even bigger, according to the latest figures from the EU statistics office, Eurostat. Data shows that in the third quarter of 2017 the EU’s debt-to-GDP ratio fell from 82.9 percent to 82.5 percent when compared with the same quarter of ...

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Gary Sanchez sitting for second straight day in favor of Romine

CLEVELAND — While Joe Girardi wouldn’t describe it as a benching, Gary Sanchez was out of the lineup on Sunday with Austin Romine catching for the second straight game. Girardi has delivered a verbal message to Sanchez that he needs to work on his blocking. The 24-year-old catcher leads MLB with 12 passed balls. Girardi likes what Romine is giving ...

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Teen dancer sitting in hammock crushed by falling tree

A teen dancer sitting in a hammock was killed when a tree in a Kentucky backyard collapsed and crushed her. Michelle Chalk, 15, was spending time with a friend outside a home in Ford Thomas Tuesday night when one of the trees holding up the hammock she’d been sitting in gave way, Fox 19 reported. First responders found Chalk dead ...

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JPP sitting out practice just part of Giants master plan

Even though Jason Pierre-Paul spent Wednesday on the sidelines, it’s all part of the plan. JPP may have sat out the Giants’ training camp practice, but he said “nothing is wrong with me.” Instead, he said Ben McAdoo told him to take the day off as part of a plan to keep him fresh, something McAdoo and GM Jerry Reese ...

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Tillerson sitting on $80M to fight Russian, ISIS propaganda

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is sitting on nearly $ 80 million set aside for the State Department to combat propaganda from Russia and terrorists groups — and most of it will expire if he doesn’t act soon. Tillerson has held off for months, without public explanation, on accepting the war chest set for his department, according to Politico. Most ...

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My thoughts after sitting on a panel for Simpson’s hearing

Orenthal James Simpson still has the juice. And if you think he lost it, last Thursday he proved to the world that even at age 70, he still has gallons of it. O.J. Day, as I like to call it, took the nation by storm, as it seemed as if the entire country tuned in to watch Simpson’s parole hearing ...

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Clinton-era memo argues that a sitting President can be indicted

A newly unearthed legal memo addresses an increasingly relevant quandary amid the Trump-Russia inquiry and suggests that a sitting President can be constitutionally indicted. The 56-page memo, obtained by The New York Times under the Freedom of Information Act, was part of Kenneth Starr’s independent investigation into President Bill Clinton. “It is proper, constitutional, and legal for a federal grand ...

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