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New York Times stands by story James Comey called into question

Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony on Thursday backed up some of the anonymous-sourced news reports about the FBI, but Comey took exception to one specific New York Times story from February. “In the main, it was not true,” Comey told the Senate Intelligence Commitee, disputing a February 14 story titled “Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence.” Comey’s comment was part of a broader media critique. But The Times shot back a few hours after his testimony, saying it has found “no evidence that any prior reporting ...

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn faced a grilling from members of the public in a BBC Question Time election special. Here are five key takeaways. 1. The audience was on fire It might not have been the head-to-head many people wanted – which Mr Corbyn said was a “shame” – but the audience didn’t hold back when it came to asking difficult questions. The tone was set from the get-go, when Mrs May was asked whether the public should trust anything she says ...

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Question Time: Theresa May quizzed over 'broken promises'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May has hit back at claims she broke promises as PM and home secretary, in a Question Time election special. She changed her mind on holding an election “because of Brexit,” she said. She denied calling it for her own political ends – and has not been “surprised” by her shrinking opinion poll lead. Mrs May and Jeremy Corbyn are being grilled by members of the public in a BBC Question Time election special. The party leaders are appearing consecutively, rather than ...

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FCC security manhandles a Washington reporter trying to ask a question

Journalist arrested after questioning Secretary Price Another journalist has been manhandled by security while trying to ask a public official questions. Now the National Press Club is worried about a trend, and has called on reporters to speak up if they’re mistreated. On Thursday, veteran Washington reporter John Donnelly was pinned against a wall by two security guards at the Federal Communications Commission headquarters when he approached FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to ask a question after a press conference. This is at least the second time a reporter has been ...

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Bryce Harper overrated? That's a clown question, bro!

7:30 AM ET WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — If spring training is any indication, Bryce Harper is back. Consider an at-bat he had last week against the Mets. In the bottom of the fifth at Washington’s brand-new digs in West Palm Beach, Harper strode to the plate to face Robert Gsellman. An inning earlier, the foreboding Florida skies that had been threatening all day finally opened up, sending thousands of fans scurrying from their seats and up to the concourse in search of shelter. When Harper dug into the box ...

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Trump refuses to answer reporter's question on Russia

During Tuesday’s press conference, President-Elect Donald Trump refused to answer a CNN reporter’s question, declaring the organisation “terrible” and “fake news”. Yesterday, CNN reported that intelligence agencies briefed Mr Trump and President Obama on allegations that Russian operatives had gathered “compromising personal and financial information” against Mr Trump, Shortly thereafter, Buzzfeed published the unverified allegations. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC News – Home

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Rick Answers a Multi-Season-Long Question and Other Walking Dead Developments [SPOILERS]

This season of The Walking Dead has spread the focus between different members of the cast; however, the fourth episode returns to Alexandria, under the rule of the leader of The Saviors, Negan. The biggest moment of the episode came out of nowhere when Rick revealed to Michonne something huge from his past. How do the members of the Alexandria cope with Negan demanding everything they have? He’s the man who killed two of their own, and now, he wants more. We’re taking a look at the biggest developments from ...

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Oxford scientists call into question the idea that the universe’s expansion is accelerating

Type Ia supernovae are affectionately called “standard candles” in astronomy. They’re blessedly predictable, so we use them to measure distances. The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics went to three astronomers who used standard candles to reach the same conclusion based on the same data: namely, that the universe is expanding at an ever-accelerating rate. But a team of cosmologists from Oxford have done a new analysis using an expanded library of supernovae, and their results cast doubt on the Nobel-winning conclusions. When the Oxford team did their own analysis of ...

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