AP News一分钟新闻:2017-05-19


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1. Democrats are intensifying their calls for an independent permission to probe for any Donald Trump campaign ties to Russia and the president's firing of FBI director James Comey. But house speaker Paul Ryan cautioned against "Rushing to judgement". The Washington is denying the president pressured Comey to put the breaks on the FBI investigation. Trump complaint in a commencement speech that "No politician in history" has been treated worse what he has".  

2. The Turkish government and Washington's mayor traded blame on Wednesday for violence outside Turkey's Embassy, where president Erdoğan's security staff broke up an anti-government protest. 9 people were hurt and two were arrested.

3.  Hundreds of Law enforcement members served the arrest search warrants in Los Angeles, as a part of three-year investigation into the Ultra-violence street gang MS-13. Dozens of members and leaders were charged with a variety of CRImes, including murder.

4. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey will give its last show this weekend. The Associated Press was granted extensive access to day-to-day life of the performer during the days of ringling's last run in providence.

Krysta Fauria,  the Associated Press with AP NEWS Minute.

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