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Michael Flynn breaks ties with Trump lawyers over Russia investigation reports
Move suggests former national security adviser could be seeking a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller over election interferenceA lawyer for former national security adviser Michael Flynn has told President Donald Trumps legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about the special counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian election interference.The decision could be a sign that Flynn is moving to cooperate with Muellers investigation or to negotiate a deal for himself. Continue reading.
Nov 24, 2017 1:22AM - Guardian-USNews
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Donald Trump tells coast guard the 'invisible' F-35 wins every time video
In a Thanksgiving speech to the US coast guard, President Donald Trump hails the F-35 fighter jet, calling it an invisible plane that they enemy cannot see. Continue reading..
Nov 24, 2017 1:09AM - Guardian-USNews
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Republican lawmaker on Roy Moore abuse allegations: 'I'd break his face
Representative Scott Taylor of Virginia says if his daughter had been among Senate candidates alleged victims, Id break his fingers and worseA Republican congressman has said he would have beaten up Roy Moore, the GOP nominee for a US Senate seat in Alabama, if any of the women who have made sexual misconduct allegations against the judge had been his daughter. Related: Trump hails 'invisible' plane in remarks to coast guard: 'The enemy cannot see it' Continue reading..
Nov 23, 2017 8:36PM - Guardian-USNews
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Trump hails 'invisible' plane in remarks to coast guard: 'The enemy cannot see it
Discussing the air force when speaking to a different service, president again praises F-35, which is not invisible and has faced a costly development processDonald Trump returned to a favourite subject on Thursday, telling a US coast guard audience the air force was ordering a new plane that was almost like an invisible fighter.The plane in question, the F-35, is not invisible, though it is unusually small and designed to be less visible to radar than conventional aircraft. Its development, however, has proved all too visibly costly and riddled with problems.
Nov 23, 2017 6:54PM - Guardian-USNews
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Sessions orders review of gun background check system after Texas church shooting
US attorney general gives FBI and ATF 60 days to investigate whether military and other agencies are failing to provide information to databaseThree weeks after a gunman used an assault rifle purchased despite a court-martial conviction to kill 25 people in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, the US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, has ordered a review of the US federal background check system for gun purchases.In a memo released on Wednesday, Sessions gave the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) 60 days to investigate and report on whether the US military and other agencies are failing to report information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (Nics). Continue reading.
Nov 23, 2017 4:10PM - Guardian-USNews
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Texas Republican Joe Barton in scandal over sexually explicit photos
Report says representative threatened woman over release of picturesNude shot of Barton, 68, circulated on social media this weekThe Texas Republican representative Joe Barton told a woman he would complain to US Capitol police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly, according to a newspaper report. Related: Two women allege Al Franken touched their buttocks at campaign events Continue reading..
Nov 23, 2017 4:09PM - Guardian-USNews
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Two women allege Al Franken touched their buttocks at campaign events
Democrat on new claims: Its difficult to respond to anonymous accusersMinnesota senator not seen in public since first accusations against himTwo more women have alleged inappropriate behavior by the Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, saying he touched their buttocks during campaign events in his first run for the US Senate. Related: Texas Republican Joe Barton in scandal over sexually explicit photos Continue reading..
Nov 23, 2017 2:01PM - Guardian-USNews
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Happily gentrifying since 2014': Denver coffee shop sign sparks fury
Five Points ink! store jokes about transformation of area home to artists and people of color, leading to social media outrage and anger on the sidewalkThe Colorado coffeehouse chain ink! became a lightning rod for economic ire on Wednesday, after one of its Denver stores displayed a message on its sidewalk sandwich-board that read: Happily Gentrifying The Neighborhood Since 2014. On the back, the sign said: Nothing Says Gentrification Like Being Able To Order A Cortado. Continue reading.
Nov 23, 2017 1:00PM - Guardian-USNews
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America's dirty little secret': the Texas town that has been without running water for decades
Sandbranch is a small, poor, largely African American community just outside Dallas but its residents have to rely on charitable donations of bottled waterIts a sweltering Saturday in October and Pastor Eugene Keahey is becoming agitated. His flock live in a Texas town that hasnt had running water in 30 years and the donated bottled water they rely upon is in short supply.We got six cases of water from a donor but two have already gone in the last hour, said Keahey, eyeing the line of people waiting for their weekly handout of food and water from the Mount Zion Baptist church in Sandbranch, a largely African American community that lies 20 minutes and a world away from Dallas.
Nov 23, 2017 12:00PM - Guardian-USNews
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How to avoid a fight about Trump during Thanksgiving dinner
From the NFL to the Macys Thanksgiving parade, Donald Trump has turned once-neutral topics into a minefield. Our advice? Keep quiet Football and turkey.Alongside cooking a giant bird, watching the NFL is a staple of Thanksgiving.
Nov 23, 2017 10:00AM - Guardian-USNews