Donald Trump hits back over Russian information sharing

Meanwhile the White House, which had tried to hose down the story yesterday, has changed tactics. The former USA officials requested anonymity in order to discuss the handling of classified information. The Kremlin dismissed the reports of Trump's ac... More..

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Chinese, S. Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Chinese, S. Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

However, the election this month of Moon as president, replacing the ousted Park Geun Hye, has cast doubt over the agreement, which both governments previously had said "resolved (the issue) finally and irrever...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Robert Mueller's Appointment As Special Prosecutor, Reportedly A Witch Hunt

When White House counsel Don McGahn told President Trump that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had just appointed Mueller as special prosecutor for the Russian probe, the president handled the news well t...More..

No rush to Trump judgment, Ryan says; Dems demand deep probe
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

No rush to Trump judgment, Ryan says; Dems demand deep probe

He also, notably, cited Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's "very, very strong recommendation" to fire Comey. "I determined that a special counsel is necessary in order for the American people to have fu...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump assails 'witch hunt' after naming of special counsel

In a briefing with news anchors, Trump said the probe - to be led by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller - "hurts our country terribly". attorney because of the designation 'special...More..

2 dead after aircraft crashes near northern New Jersey airport
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

2 dead after aircraft crashes near northern New Jersey airport

Thick plumes of black smoke were seen billowing from the scene. No one on the ground was injured. The area around the fire scene was crowded with police and rescue equipment as smoke poured from a building st...More..

Flags at half staff for fallen peace officers
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Flags at half staff for fallen peace officers

The Peace Officers Memorial Day occurs annually on May 15 which was designated by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. As we acknowledge your service, we gather to honor the sacrifice and we trust to comfort th...More..

Ag sector to keep close eye on NAFA renegotiations
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Ag sector to keep close eye on NAFA renegotiations

This notice starts the clock on a 90-day domestic consultations window before the USA can begin formal talks. Mr. Trump's rhetoric on trade is often more aligned with the stances of Democratic lawmakers, many...More..

Disputes Arise between Netanyahu, Trump over Relocation of US Embassy
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Disputes Arise between Netanyahu, Trump over Relocation of US Embassy

Netanyahu responded by saying that moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem would not harm the peace process, but would do the opposite. The statement from Mr. However, Israel's Channel 2 reports that while pla...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

US President Donald Trump did not threaten James Comey: White House

In the tweet , Trump warned Comey that he may have "tapes" of their conversations he could brandish should Comey go to the media with his account of the events that led to his firing. Separately, Comey has dec...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

United Nations Security Council turns eye to Venezuela crisis

Although the decision was later revoked, protests continued and even strengthened. Maduro's government accuses them of seeking a violent coup and says numerous protesters are no more than "terrorists". "They ...More..

Love bite? Snake bites Florida man who tries to kiss it
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Love bite? Snake bites Florida man who tries to kiss it

He told reporters, "The next morning before I got up, they were playing with the snake". " Caller :"There's another man carrying the rattlesnake and they look like they might - they are going to need some hel...More..

Times Square auto incident: 1 dead, 12 injured
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Times Square auto incident: 1 dead, 12 injured

Television footage showed police officers restraining a man in a dark T-shirt and placing him in a police vehicle. - The tourist killed when a man drove into a crowd in New York City's Times Square was from M...More..

Mike Huckabee calls Roger Ailes a 'genius'
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Mike Huckabee calls Roger Ailes a 'genius'

A statement from his wife Elizabeth said she was "profoundly sad and heartbroken", calling him a "patriot". "He wasn't flawless, but Roger Ailes was my friend & I loved him. "Today, America lost one of i...More..

Brazil's Temer denies corruption charges
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Brazil's Temer denies corruption charges

The presidential palace has denied all claims of impropriety. "I will not resign, I repeat, I will not resign". Late Wednesday, Globo reported that JBS meat-packing company executive Joesley Batista had r...More..

Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, unhappy with Comey coverage
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, unhappy with Comey coverage

In a flood of angry tweets Friday morning, President Trump threatened to cancel press briefings as he continues to grapple with the fallout from his abrupt firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation directory Ja...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

At least 8 tornadoes struck Oklahoma, killing 1

School was canceled Wednesday for the Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District and the district said that the High school building was open for people needing hot showers. "Our rapid response assessors are in E...More..

Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty

The White House initially cited a Justice Department memo criticising Mr Comey's handling of last year's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails as the impetus for Mr Trump's decision. Tuesday: "This has...More..

Portland Metro Tuesday Weather: Widespread rain with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Portland Metro Tuesday Weather: Widespread rain with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon

Highs will hit the mid 80's today , with winds staying pretty strong out of the southeast around 10 to 20 miles per hour. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump Denies Asking Comey To Close Investigation on Flynn

The Comey memo is likely to raise questions about whether Trump tried to interfere with a federal investigation. Obama, shortly after last November's presidential election, reportedly warned Trump not to hire...More..

Tornadoes cause damage in Wisconsin, Oklahoma
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Tornadoes cause damage in Wisconsin, Oklahoma

In total, the Barron County Sheriff's Office believes 15 homes are a complete loss. The county plans to open a volunteer reception center on Friday to coordinate trailer park clean up efforts. The high winds ...More..

Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship

Thompson and her SEAL tandem partner were joined by three other Navy SEALs and a Red Bull sky diver who filmed the action. Notes: Typically one of the strongest fields of the year, this features 20 of the t...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Joe Lieberman is top contender for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

On Wednesday, Trump met with Lieberman , acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, and former top FBI official Richard McFeely. Opposition Democrats immediately accused Trump o...More..

Landrieu to give special address Friday on removal of Confederate monuments
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Landrieu to give special address Friday on removal of Confederate monuments

Pictures from other media sites show that part of the Jefferson Davis monument is on the ground next to Beauregard. The bill and the vote arrive as New Orleans is in the middle of removing four Confederate-...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Donald Trump says he fired James Comey because he was 'unpopular'

Pence has kept an incredibly low profile during the turmoil surrounding President Trump. It was the third time Pence had been forced to answer for public statements he made on behalf of the Trump administ...More..