The FBI has come across emails that may be related to the closed Hillary Clinton email server investigation, according to a letter FBI Director James Comey sent several congressional leaders on Friday. "In connection with an unrelated case, the FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation," Comey wrote. "I am writing to inform you that the investigative team briefed me on this yesterday, and I agreed that the FBI should take appropriate investigative steps designed to allow investigators to review these emails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as to assess their importance to our investigation." He added, "the FBI cannot yet assess whether or not this material may be significant, and I cannot predict how long it will take us to complete this additional work." So this could be a big deal or nothing at all.
After coming out on the losing end of a United States Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage, Texas Republican leaders are now looking to the Texas Supreme Court to narrow the scope of that landmark ruling. Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday filed an amicus brief […]
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FBI Dir just informed me, "The FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation." Case reopened
— Jason Chaffetz (@jasoninthehouse) October 28, 2016
Let me guess: someone at the State Department wrote a note to Huma Abedin asking if someone at the Clinton Foundation could loan them a hammer so that Hillary Clinton's latest broken BlackBerry could be smashed. And the kicker: It turned out to be a hammer from Benghazi!
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman has been shortlisted for the 2016 Amnesty Media Awards for her Pulitzer Center-supported "Signs of Your Identity" project. Her photos appeared online at National Geographic. “Signs of Your Identity” documents stories of indigenous Canadians who attended forced assimilation Indian Residential Schools. Using double exposure portraits, Zalcman juxtaposes survivors who are still fighting to overcome the legacy of their residential school experiences with images evocative of their experiences and memories. “These portraits are my attempt to get to the root of historical trauma,” Zalcman says.
With only 11 days left in this year's presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton has vastly more money in the bank than Donald Trump. It's not even close. So Trump has finally decided to pitch in a few dollars of his own money:
Donald Trump, seeking to boost momentum in the last days of the presidential election, wired $10 million of his own money into his presidential campaign Friday morning, two advisers said....Mr. Trump's cash infusion brings his total contributions to his campaign to $66 million....Mr. Trump's latest donation to his cause still falls $34 million short of the $100 million he has repeatedly said he will give to his campaign—a pledge he reiterated as recently as Wednesday. Well, I guess he's still got another week to light his final $34 million on fire. In the meantime, consider this: Election Day can fall between November 2 and November 8.
Northern La Paz - Fifteen years ago, ex-miner Pedro Espinoza decided to leave behind gold mining and go to live in the middle of a forest in the Yiquimuni area, along the Kaka River, north of La Paz. It was the year 2001, and Espinoza was 60 years old. He had high hopes for his new life in harmony with the forest, away from the dredges, bosses and especially the mercury. His plan was to raise chickens, cows, and plant fruit trees for subsistence. Pedro Espinoza remembers what life was like before arriving at Yiquimuni.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, looking to shore up support in what has unexpectedly become a swing state, will make another campaign stop in Arizona on Saturday. An afternoon rally is planned in Phoenix. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton will hold a rally on Wednesday in Phoenix.