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Garland friend: Judge happy in job, no interest in FBI job

Garland was Democratic former President Barack Obama's nominee to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, but Senate Republicans led by McConnell refused to act on the nomination for almost a year. For Republicans, the Garland idea complicated by Texas Sen. Not everyone saw it like that. Almost a dozen other names have been floated for Comey's replacement, including 9/11-era NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly , FBI Richmond, Va.

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Trump Asked Comey to Shut Down Flynn Probe

The FBI has been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the us election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said the White House must "clear the air" about whether there are any taped conversations.

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Family Vanishes While Flying Through Bermuda Triangle

USA authorities have found a debris field in the search for a private plane that vanished carrying four people, including a prominent New York CEO and her two young sons, while flying over the Bermuda Triangle. Ulrich is a pilot from Lee, New Hampshire. Pilot Nathan Ulrich is missing in the Bermuda Triangle. The Coast Guard deployed a C-130 Hercules airplane crew to search for the overdue plane on Monday.

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West Virginia reporter arrested while questioning USA health secretary

Heyman said he waited for Price to enter the building before he bypassed those with him, pointed his phone at Price and began asking several health care questions. " Freedom of the press is being eroded every day , " it said in a statement . He said Heyman's only intent was to ask a couple of questions. Local authorities said they weren't trying to silence anyone.

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How lawmakers get their health care

It allows states to drop mandatory coverage requirements on insurance companies. Under the House bill, according to CBO, that person's premium rises to $14,600. There's noise out of the U.S. Senate that major changes may be in the offing. Medicaid doesn't get a lot of attention in the debate over Trumpcare, but it's likely that more people would be affected by Medicaid changes than by any other single part of the bill.

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Ryan defends Comey firing, promotes House tax plan

The speaker says the investigation involves deeply classified intelligence collection and should not be turned over to independent investigators. When asked about an appointment of a special prosecutor, Ryan said, "I don't think that's a good idea".