Comey-mania about to take over Washington

The Russia maelstrom raging around Donald Trump’s presidency reaches a momentous plot twist this week with a quintessential Washington drama set to unfold when ex-FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate. Comey will appear before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, with lawmakers seeking answers as to whether he believes the President sought to obstruct his Russia probe or demanded his loyalty before he fired Comey. In a prelude to Thursday’s theatrics, Deputy Attorney…

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Can Trump block Comey from testifying? White House could try to invoke executive privilege

Former FBI Director James Comey will have the nation captivated next Thursday when he testifies before a Senate panel about the stunning accusations that President Donald Trump pressured him to end his investigation into his former national security adviser’s ties to Russia. But can Trump stop Comey from talking? White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Friday that “the President will make that decision,” raising the prospect that the White House may try to invoke executive…

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Raiders move is new low for NFL

The stench of the greed—even for a league that cherishes money over almost anything—is staggering. Like getting used to a smog-filled city and then being hit with the pungent smell of someone who hadn’t showered for several days. Pigs rolling in an ocean of mud aren’t this fat and happy. Money, money, money. This is the NFL’s motto. The Raiders’ move to Las Vegas proves this. Yes, it is one of many things that illustrate…

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Texas teacher in student-sex bust smiled because she’s innocent, lawyer says

Texas teacher in student-sex bust smiled because she’s innocent, lawyer says

The lawyer of the smiling Texas high school teacher accused of fondling a male student said his client looks so cheerful in her mugshot because she’s innocent, according to a report. Sarah Fowlkes, 27, “engaged in sexual contact” with a 17-year-old male student and turned herself in on Monday, and shortly thereafter bonded herself out, according to the Lockhart Police Department. Her lawyer, Jason Nassour told NBC there’s no “corroborating evidence” to back up the…

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Marijuana could be the answer for onetime steel hub in financial trouble

Marijuana could be the answer for onetime steel hub in financial trouble

When the U.S. steel industry fell apart, Pennsylvania’s Braddock Council President Tina Doose says so did many other businesses. “It just—there was a hole in our financial base, and we’ve been struggling to survive ever since.” It’s been 29 years since Braddock was named a financially distressed community by the state, but now there is renewed hope as the council officially backs medical marijuana producer Laurel Green Medical. The company will get ready to submit…

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Hill Republicans frustrated with GOP disunity over Trump

A brewing civil war within the GOP has House Republicans picking sides, with plenty of members backing up party Chairman Reince Priebus in threatening consequences for those who don’t get behind nominee Donald Trump. “Any person in this party that does not support Trump at this point is increasing the chances of Hillary Clinton becoming president and destroying the Constitution,” Arizona Rep. Trent Franks told CNN Wednesday. “Therefore they are betraying this party. They are betraying…

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Jeb Bush blasts ‘abhorrent’ Trump shifts on immigration

Jeb Bush blasts ‘abhorrent’ Trump shifts on immigration

Jeb Bush hammered Donald Trump Thursday after the Republican presidential nominee appeared open to major shifts on his immigration platform — several of which echoed the former Florida governor’s during the GOP primary fight. “All the things that Donald Trump railed against, he seems to be morphing into,” Bush said in a radio interview with Rita Cosby of WABC. “It’s kind of disturbing.” When the two men were competing in the Republican presidential primary, Trump advocated for…

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China, Nepal pledge to strengthen cooperation

China, Nepal pledge to strengthen cooperation

China and Nepal pledged to expand cooperation, as Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met with visiting Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa Thursday in Beijing. China is willing to expand cooperation in connectivity, energy, industrial capacity, post-disaster reconstruction and tourism through joint efforts with Nepal’s new cabinet, Li said. The new cabinet was formed two months ago as Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli was elected Nepal’s 38th prime minister through a parliamentary vote on Oct. 11….

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Car Driver, Passenger Die & Students Hurt in South Jersey School Bus Crash

Car Driver, Passenger Die & Students Hurt in South Jersey School Bus Crash

A driver and passenger died after their vehicle collided with a school bus in Southampton Township, New Jersey on Tuesday, police said. The Volkswagen Passat collided head-on with a school bus at Pemberton and Ridge roads around 5 p.m., according to officials with the New Jersey State Police Department. The crash left driver Michael Razzano, 49 of Browns Mills and his passenger Sean McNaughton, 41, of Medford, dead. Based on a preliminary investigation, officials believe…

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Shavvon Lin

GETV show host of “Talking with Hollywood”, “City Beat”, and “America In-Sight”. She is also one of the news anchors for GETV’s evening news broadcast. “Talking with Hollywood” features exclusive interviews with Hollywood filmmakers, entertainers, and TV stars, bringing viewers a behind-the-scene look into the world of film and entertainment. “City Beat” showcases popular figures, trendy topics, and the modern lifestyle in Los Angeles. Shavvon is multi-talented with a knack for singing and dancing. Being…

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Critical pedestrian accident closes portion of Waialae Ave. in Kaimuki

Critical pedestrian accident closes portion of Waialae Ave. in Kaimuki

A portion of Waialae Avenue is closed early Tuesday following a critical pedestrian accident, according to Honolulu police. Waialae Avenue, in the eastbound direction, is closed between 9th and 10th Avenues, while 10th Avenue is closed between Waialae and Harding Avenues. The accident happened at around 4:40 a.m., according to police. No further details have been provided at this time, but this story will be updated as they become available.

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Japanese macaque “students” begin new “semester” at east China’s zoo

Japanese macaque “students” begin new “semester” at east China’s zoo

Macaques take an etiquette class at a “macaque acting school” in Dongying City, east China’s Shandong Province, Oct. 10, 2015. Over 30Japanese macaque “students” has begun their new “semester” at an acting school of a zoo here, whose courses like P.E and music have attracted lots of tourists. Zoo staff play with two Japanese macaques at a “macaque acting school” in Dongying City, east China’s Shandong Province, Oct. 10, 2015. Over 30 Japanese macaque “students”…

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Int’l community echoes Xi’s speech at V-Day commemoration

The international community positively echoed a speech given by Chinese President Xi JinpingThursday at the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance AgainstJapanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War. It was widely agreed that the event shows the Chinese people’s determination to remember the history and safeguard peace together with the people worldwide. The international public opinion also pointed out that Xi’s announcements in the speech that…

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China’s “Ox-on-Bear” Sculpture Attracts Prayers for Plunging Stock Market

China’s “Ox-on-Bear” Sculpture Attracts Prayers for Plunging Stock Market

The undated photo shows a sculpture of an ox sitting on a bear in the eastern city of Xiamen which attracts many visitors praying for the plunging stock market. [Photo: Chinanews.com] A sculpture of an ox sitting on a bear has become an unlikely sightseeing spot, attracting pilgrims who come to pray for the plunging stock market. The 3.4-meter-tall bronze sculpture outside an art gallery in the eastern city of Xiamen has become a shrine…

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