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20:31  18 may  2017
20:31  18 may  2017 Source:   Entertainment Weekly

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  What Is Obstruction of Justice? The term "obstruction of justice" has been swirling inside Washington D.C. and across cable television ever since President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey last week. The talk only intensified after the New York Times cited a memo from Comey claiming Trump had asked him to shut down an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn following his resignation. "Lots of chatter from Ds and Rs about the exact definition of "obstruction of justice," Senator Chris Murphy tweeted Tuesday with a link to the Times report. Yesterday, secrets to the Russians. Today, obstruction of justice? When does this end?" Senator Sheldon Whitehouse tweeted. But what exactly is obstruction of Justice and how does it relate to the headlines that have been coming out of the Beltway? Obstruction of Justice is essentially someone who intentionally intervenes or tampers with an ongoing investigation. "You can't get in the way or do anything to impede an investigation that has already been launched and if you do you may suffer criminal penalties," said William C. Banks, a law professor and Director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism at Syracuse University. The federal code has 21 statutes outlining the different methods of obstruction of justice, including the use of murder or physical force to disrupt a testimony influencing a juror, and falsifying records. But one of the statutes, 18 U.S.

The music community is paying tribute to Chris Cornell , who died Wednesday at age 52. “Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of @ chriscornell ,” Elton John wrote on Twitter. “A great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man.”

Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of @ chriscornell . RIP Chris Cornell Incredibly Talented Incredibly Young Incredibly Missed. pic.twitter.com/pKNI4tKiXz. — Jimmy Page (@JimmyPage) May 18, 2017.

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Musicians pay tribute to Chris Cornell

  Musicians pay tribute to Chris Cornell The music community is paying tribute to Chris Cornell, who died Wednesday at age 52. Along with fronting grunge act Soundgarden, Cornell was also the lead vocalist for Audioslave and Temple of the Dog and released five albums as a solo artist - the most recent being 2015’s Higher Truth. He was on tour with Soundgarden at the time of his death. "Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of @chriscornell," Elton John wrote on Twitter. "A great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man." "He is the reason I first let go & found my voice at 18," Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones said. "He paid me a compliment on my voice on a stage we shared years later, v sad." Read more tributes from stars like Dave Navarro, Jimmy Page, and Nile Rodgers below. SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP- Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) May 18, 2017 RIP Chris Cornell Incredibly Talented Incredibly Young Incredibly Missed. pic.twitter.com/pKNI4tKiXz- Jimmy Page (@JimmyPage) May 18, 2017 Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/BlgxE6cJLH- Joe Perry (@JoePerry) May 18, 2017 I AM SO SADDENED BY CHRIS CORNELL PASSING. @soundgarden TOTAL SHOCK.GREAT MAN.GREAT BAND.GREAT LOSS. LOVE TO EVERYONE IN HIS WORLD. XXX- GAVIN ROSSDALE (@GavinRossdale) May 18, 2017 Chris Cornell. Damn.

The music and entertainment world has paid tribute to Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell , who passed away last night (May 17). Billy Idol posted his thoughts about the late musician .

Following the tragic death of Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell , the music world has been paying heartfelt tributes to the legendary musician . Now Pearl Jam member Mike McCready has shared some earnest words about Cornell . Cornell passed away on Wednesday evening (May 17).

The music community is paying tribute to Chris Cornell, who died Wednesday at age 52.

Along with fronting grunge act Soundgarden, Cornell was also the lead vocalist for Audioslave and Temple of the Dog and released five albums as a solo artist - the most recent being 2015’s Higher Truth. He was on tour with Soundgarden at the time of his death.

"Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of @chriscornell," Elton John wrote on Twitter. "A great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man."   Musicians pay tribute to Chris Cornell © Buda Mendes/Getty Images

"He is the reason I first let go & found my voice at 18," Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones said. "He paid me a compliment on my voice on a stage we shared years later, v sad."

Read more tributes from stars like Dave Navarro, Jimmy Page, and Nile Rodgers below.

Biden to have ice cream named in his honor

  Biden to have ice cream named in his honor Cornell University will honor former Vice President Joe Biden and his well-known love for ice cream by naming a new flavor in his honor, according to a Cornell Daily Sun report. Biden will be the convocation speaker for Cornell later this month.Cornell Dairy, the university's on-site dairy brand, and the Cornell Convocation Committee are collaborating to come up with a Biden-inspired flavor ahead of the gradu ation ceremonies.Countless photographs and speeches document his love for the tasty frozen treat."My name Joe Biden, and I love ice cream," the former vice president said at the start of a speech in 2016 about the economy.

In the aftermath of Cornell 's death, a number of musicians have paid tribute with covers of his music . A public memorial is reportedly being planned, but official details have not yet been announced. Watch Chris Cornell 's final performance with Soundgarden.

Cornell ’s bandmate in Temple of The Dog, Mike McCready, also paid tribute to the late musician this weekend. McCready, who plays guitar in Pearl Jam, thanked Cornell for giving him his big break in the music business, writing: “ Chris Cornell painted in song the darkness and beauty of life in Seattle.

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