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Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former FBI Director James Comey made a “serious error of judgment” when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election that he was reopening an investigation into candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said on Thursday. But Inspector …

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'It's really shaken people' – Trauma after Grenfell

On the anniversary of the Grenfell Tower disaster, RTÉ London Correspondent Fiona Mitchell spoke to Emma Kennedy, who manages the NHS Grenfell Outreach Team, about the challenges of helping those affected by the tragedy. “My colleagues on the night of the fire … quickly found themselves having to provide emergency care …

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Facebook’s longtime head of policy and comms steps down

A prominent figure that helped shape Facebook public perception over the course of the last decade is on the way out. In a Facebook post today, Elliot Schrage, vice president of communications and public policy, announced his departure. Schrage joined the company in 2008 after leaving his position in the …

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Dáil accepts motion on Shane O'Farrell death inquiry

The Dáil has voted to accept a motion calling on the Government to establish a Commission of investigation into the death of Shane O’Farrell. The 23-year-old law graduate was killed in a hit-and-run while cycling near his home in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, on 2 August 2011. The driver of the …

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Rocky road ahead for 'Dreamer' immigrants bill in U.S. House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House Speaker Paul Ryan, the U.S. Congress’ highest-ranking Republican, on Thursday said he could not guarantee passage of compromise legislation meant to address the uncertain status of hundreds of thousands of young “Dreamer” immigrants. The legislation would allow the Dreamers to apply for six-year indefinitely renewable “non-immigrant” …

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