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The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – May 19, 2017

President Trump reportedly told the Russian Foreign Minister and Ambassador in the Oval office that fired FBI Director James Comey was a “nut job” and firing him relieved the pressure over the Russia investigation. Outraged Democratic lawmakers say it’s the latest piece of evidence of possible obstruction of justice. Sweden’s top prosecutor drops an investigation into a rape claim against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, but he still faces extradition to the U.S. if he leaves the Ecuadoran embassy in London where he has taken refuge. Thirty seven thousand AT&T workers begin a three day strike for a better contract.

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