Accused Times Square driver's troubled past included Navy prison

NY mayor Bill de Blasio said the suspect is a former US Navy serviceman and a US citizen and there is no indication it is connected to terrorism. Police identified the woman killed by the auto as Alyssa Elsman, of Portage, Michigan. "He had the ang... More..

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Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

Cato's Pilon said Mueller's investigation would determine whether the facts in the investigation warranted prosecution. Ryan went on to say that he agrees with the decision to appoint a special counsel. The...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump faces deepest crisis of presidency with Comey memo

In January, American intelligence officials reportedly warned their Israeli counterparts that any intelligence shared with the then-incoming Trump administration could be leaked to Russian Federation and pass...More..

Ex-congresswoman found guilty on 18 charges
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Ex-congresswoman found guilty on 18 charges

After a almost 25-year career representing Florida in Congress, former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was found guilty on Thursday of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor st...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump will not announce Israel embassy move on overseas trip

I think the region suffered because the USA failed to take the lead. However, a senior White House official reportedly said the Western Wall was not part of Israel's territory. The administration's feet draggin...More..

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Hitting special counsel, Trump calls Russian Federation probe historic 'witch hunt'

Also via Twitter, Trump accused former president Barack Obama and his 2016 rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton, of unspecified " illegal acts ". The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special c...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Shelby 'elated' that jury found her not guilty

Photo of Betty Shelby courtesy of Twitter. Mr Crutcher was unarmed. "'Although Mr. Crutcher was wearing baggy clothes, Officer Shelby was not able to see any weapons or bulges indicating and (sic) weapon was pr...More..

Obama's Russia Ambassador Doubts Sally Yates' Blackmail Claim About Michael Flynn
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Obama's Russia Ambassador Doubts Sally Yates' Blackmail Claim About Michael Flynn

Republicans asked a lot of questions about "unmasking" - the practice wherein intelligence officials request the identity of Americans subject to surveillance because they communicated with foreign subjects of ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Putin 'ready to provide recording' of Lavrov-Trump exchange

But he has been criticized on the left for fixating on Hillary Clinton's emails while ignoring calls to investigate the president - particularly the conflicts of interest that Trump may have in his business d...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump may be regretting this tweet about 'Crooked Hillary' right about now

Following the Washington Post 's shocking report that claims the president shared "highly classified" intelligence with Russian officials regarding the Islamic State's internal operations, the internet has set...More..

New Orleans removes Beauregard statue
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

New Orleans removes Beauregard statue

The Battle of Liberty Place monument, which was removed four weeks ago, was erected by the Crescent City White League to remember the deadly insurrection led by white supremacists against the City's racially i...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump says he did not ask Comey for his loyalty

Comey has not confirmed Trump's account. The story added that Comey declined but pledged that he would act honestly. Mr Trump tweeted hours earlier that Mr Comey had "better hope there are no tapes" of...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

The House Oversight Committee is inviting Comey to testify

A separate letter , addressed to acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, sought notes or memos written by Comey about conversations he had with senior White House and Department of Justice officials related to the ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Flynn says he won't honor Senate's subpoena in Russia probe

Flynn's attorneys had said in the past that he might not turn over requested documents. Shortly after he was sacked, Comey declined to testify to the Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors. Acc...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison

Manning, now 29, also went on a hunger strike during her detention to denounce the disciplinary measures to which she was subjected - including stints in solitary confinement. Army, though she won't be paid a...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

White House knew sacked adviser was under investigation

Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa and Democratic Sen. That common stance began to shift late Tuesday after media reports surfaced that former FBI director James Comey had written memos alleging Presi...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

President Trump Denies Asking Comey To Scuttle Flynn Investigation

At Trump's request, Rosenstein had written a letter that harshly criticized Comey and accused him of overstepping his role and breaking Justice Department protocol during the FBI's investigation into Hillary Cl...More..

Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US

Elk City Public Schools were canceled for Wednesday, the school system said in a statement. Meanwhile to the northwest, residents in Barron County are trying to move forward after a tornado leveled most homes...More..

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

According to the National Weather Service , 8 percent of Americans live in mobile home, but they make up 44 percent of the deaths from tornadoes. Cain said no injuries or damage are reported. The Prairie Lak...More..

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

The Blue Jays suspended Pillar without pay shortly after he apologized in a statement, saying he was "completely and utterly embarrassed" by the word he directed at Jason Motte. "A large group decided that was ...More..

Students boo at Betsy DeVos during commencement speech
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Students boo at Betsy DeVos during commencement speech

Please remember that this particular Trump lackey totally forgot segregation existed and called Historically Black Colleges and Universities "pioneers" of the school choice movement. Students reportedly pla...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

A timeline of events that led up to Comey's firing

The U.S. Senate's No. 2 Democrat, Richard Durbin, slammed the president after Friday's tweet about Comey. The US president lashed out at Comey on Friday, tweeting that he 'better hope that there are no "tap...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Graham believes Russian Federation probe 'considered a criminal investigation'

Trump said in a restrained statement Wednesday that Mueller's "thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity", adding that he loo...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Deadly tornadoes tear through central US

Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters at the scene late Tuesday that one person was known dead from the twister, although details were lacking. One home collapsed and first responders rescued an occupant. T...More..

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

The 2016 Juvenile Eclipse Award victor had a troubled road to the Kentucky Derby and had a trip that mirrored his early-year adversity in the "Run for the Roses". Casse insists the Preakness isnt about reveng...More..