Convicted transgender soldier will stay on active duty

Trump believes Obama should have never shortened her sentence in the first place. Manning was convicted in 2013 of stealing 750,000 pages of documents and videos before leaking them to WikiLeaks. Manning , an Oklahoma native, was convicted in 201... More..

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Sen. Mike Lee Says Trump Is 'Fully Cooperating' With Russia Investigation

There are several other candidates reportedly on Trump's short list to replace Comey, whom he abruptly fired on Tuesday. At least six contenders were expected to interview on Saturday: Sen. Bush administratio...More..

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3 arrested at gathering denouncing Confederate torch protest

According to Charlottesville newspaper the Daily Progress , the vigil involved members of the racial justice organizations Black Lives Matter and Showing Up For Racial Justice Charlottesville, among others. He...More..

Judge to allow videos of Dylan Roof's visits with family
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Judge to allow videos of Dylan Roof's visits with family

The conversation between the two ended with the elder Roof walking away in tears and leaving the 23-year-old inmate alone with his mother, Amy. That same report also names "anxiety, depression, suicidal ideat...More..

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John Cornyn calls for an 'independent' Federal Bureau of Investigation director after withdrawing his name

On Sunday, several news outlets were reporting that McConnell favored former U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland for appointment as the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Ileana Ros-Lehtine...More..

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White House defends Trump's 'wholly appropriate' discussion with Russians

The information shared by Trump with the Russians was not collected by USA intelligence. They said it was considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within...More..

Learjet crash near New York City kills 2 crew members
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Learjet crash near New York City kills 2 crew members

NY reported that multiple buildings caught on fire in aftermath of the crash, with vehicle tires exploding from the heat. Police said 13 cars were damaged. During a press conference, Silliman said the wind at t...More..

Israel provided intelligence Trump shared with Russians
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Israel provided intelligence Trump shared with Russians

A president who endangers national security will inevitably endanger his own tenure in office". Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr says he has yet to get an explanation from the White House o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump Says He Has 'Absolute Right' To Share Intelligence With Russia

White House press secretary Sean Spicer also would not confirm or deny whether Israel was the source of the intelligence Trump revealed to Russian officials, pointing to Dermer's statement. In a follow-up tweet...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Dozens Gather as Jefferson Davis Memorial Comes Down

As the sculpture was strapped to a crane hook and lowered onto a trailer this morning, advocates of the removal cheered and sang "Na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye", while protesters waved large Confederate fla...More..

Family denies DNC staffer leaked information to WikiLeaks
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Family denies DNC staffer leaked information to WikiLeaks

Some conspiracy theories, like Russian meddling in US presidential elections, are far worthier of coverage and dissemination than others. When we asked Wheeler if his sources have told him there is informat...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

US Navy SEAL killed in raid on Somalia's al-Shabaab

A Somali intelligence official said USA forces killed at least six people during the raid on a building housing al-Shabab's Andalus radio station at a farm near Dare Salaam village. Mason School of Business, ...More..

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Garland friend: Judge happy in job, no interest in FBI job

Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said late Tuesday that the developments had reached "a point where it's of Watergate size and scale". "The Secretary of the Treasury, and [Speaker of the House ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump vows to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace, offers no new policies

Standing alongside the USA president in the Roosevelt Room to address reporters, Abbas, speaking in Arabic, said he believed the parties are capable under Trump's "courageous stewardship and great negotiating...More..

New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

It's possible that Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, who serves as commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, has standing to challenge the removal, Marksbury said. "As we near our Cit...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Jefferson Davis Statue Loses Battle of New Orleans

Bulletproof vests were apparent on the Confederate sympathizers, but guns, from either side, were not visible. In the wee hours of Thursday, cranes lowered the 15-foot statue of Confederate President Jeffe...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump may pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

Clapper said he was at the Hoover Building the day Trump invited Comey to the White House for dinner January 27. "I didn't ask that question", Trump said in an interview with Fox News' Jeanine Pirro that aire...More..

White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk

Yates' view that Trump's order was unlawful and inconsistent with the principles of the Justice Department ultimately was upheld by three federal courts that blocked its enforcement; the Trump administration ev...More..

Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

The Oklahoma storm struck about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, wrecking much of a subdivision on the southern fringe of Elk City, Oklahoma, about 110 miles west of Oklahoma City. There was no immediate word on any damage o...More..

Authorities seize 7000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Authorities seize 7000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid

The Sheriff's Department says the birds were seized Monday in a remote area of Val Verde, about 25 miles north of Los Angeles. Authorities also found "several dead roosters with wounds consistent with cockfig...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

The associate also confirmed an account from the Times that Trump vented about media leaks during his conversation with Comey, and that the president expressed support for seeing reporters in prison. "It's on...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes

But Rosenstein - and press secretary Sean Spicer and aide Sarah Huckabee Sanders - provided shifting "cover stories" for Trump's firing that in no way included the president's worries about the Russian probe. "...More..

President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded

John Cornyn. Here's what you need to know about them. When Trump spokesmen cited a memo written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as the basis for the firing, the No. Thirty percent say Trump's decision...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump refers to 'tapes' that may exist of James Comey conversations

The president has insisted that Comey assured him over a private dinner at the White House that he was not subject to federal investigation over alleged contacts between Trump aides and Russian Federation d...More..

Pacman Jones pleads guilty to obstruction charge, could face National Football League discipline
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Pacman Jones pleads guilty to obstruction charge, could face National Football League discipline

Jones plead guilty to the obstructing official business charge, and the other two misdemeanor charges were dropped. The Hamilton County prosecutor earlier dismissed a felony count alleging Jones spit on a jai...More..