Justice watchdog faults Comey on Clinton email probe, but says not politically motivated

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog found that former FBI Director James Comey’s actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation deviated from the department’s norms but that Comey was not motivated by political bias, according to two sources familiar with the report. The inspector general is releasing a sweeping report Thursday detailing a series of failures […]

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New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation

The New York attorney general on Thursday sued President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation along with its directors — the President, his sons Eric and Donald Jr. and daughter Ivanka, alleging they violated state and federal charities law. Attorney General Barbara Underwood alleges a pattern of persistent illegal conduct over more than a decade that includes […]

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Sen. Lankford rejects Corker’s ‘cult’ comments about Trump and the GOP

Oklahoma’s Republican Sen. James Lankford rejected colleague Bob Corker’s comments that the Republican Party is in a "cult-like situation" with President Donald Trump in which it will not publicly disagree with Trump. "We’re in a strange place. It’s becoming a cultish thing, isn’t it?" Corker, a Tennessee Republican senator, told CNN’s Manu Raju on Wednesday […]

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Canadian foreign minister calls Trump tariffs ‘absurd’ and ‘illegal’

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said the US decision to slap tariffs against Canada on national security grounds was "absurd" and that her country was moving forward "more in sorrow than in anger" with retaliatory tariffs. Speaking in Washington, Freeland also offered some pointed words when asked about insults that senior White House staffers have […]

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Raccoon hailed a hero after Minnesota skyscraper climb

A daredevil raccoon has been safely rescued after leaving the internet on tenterhooks by scaling a 23-floor building in St Paul, Minnesota. The critter, dubbed #MPRraccoon after the radio station opposite the high-rise, trended worldwide on Twitter. Crowds gathered at the building after it went viral, and local media streamed its perilous climb for almost […]

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World Cup 2026: Canada, US & Mexico joint bid wins right to host tournament

The 2026 World Cup will be held in the United States, Canada and Mexico after their joint bid beat Morocco’s proposal to host it. The ‘United 2026’ bid was selected by Fifa member nations, winning 134 votes compared to 65 for Morocco. The 2026 tournament will be the biggest World Cup ever held – with […]

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