Ringling Brothers Final Show: Iconic Circus Ends This Sunday

Yes, that's right: We're talking about the circus. The circus has its roots in a spectacle that began two decades before the U.S. Civil War, equal parts freak show, zoo and museum. Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson said that when the announcement ca... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Comey Agrees to Testify in Open Hearing Before Senate Intel Committee

Comey is expected to speak before the committee after May 29 - the end of Congress's Memorial Day break. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee , and Sen. His testimony provides ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump finds Russian Federation probe out of his control

Graham said he thinks "Congress' ability to conduct investigations of all things Russian Federation has been severely limited, probably in an appropriate fashion". They included Trump's firing of Comey, reports...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump Considers Scaling Back Sean Spicer's Public Role

Guilfoyle, who was previously married to former San Francisco mayor and current Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, worked in that city's district attorney's office and in Los Angeles before moving to NY in 2004 to host the...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Disturbance on LA-to-Hawaii flight brings FBI, fighter jets

Passenger video posted to Instagram shows him being taken into custody by federal agents when the plane landed.and then guided out in handcuffs. "Two Pacific Command F-22 Raptors from the Hawaii Air Nationa...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Jason Chaffetz to Announce Plans to Leave Congress by End of June

On Twitter, Chaffetz said of the Comey memo implicating Trump of urging Comey to discontinue the investigation on Flynn that he needs "to see it sooner rather than later", adding "I have my subpoena pen rea...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Landrieu says taking down Lee statue will allow the city to heal

Robert E. Lee be brought down in broad daylight Friday. The four monuments are being stored at a city warehouse until determinations are made about where they may end up. Crews already removed the Battle of L...More..

Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning

Dusek said. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the U.S. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Mr Smith wrote. However, the huge scale of the ransomware incident has al...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

President Trump: I Didn't Ask Comey to Drop The Flynn Investigation

Lavrov says media reported that Trump told him "terrorists are capable of stuffing laptops, all kinds of electronic devices, with untraceable explosive materials", information he says the administration reveale...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Senior White House Adviser Under Scrutiny in Russia Investigation

Mark Warner of Virginia, said Comey's appearance would take place after Memorial Day. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein firmly stood by the memo he wrote that outlined James Comey's offenses - an...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Official says man tried to breach cockpit door

He had a laptop with him and appeared to try the cockpit door before he was subdued, the source said. A passenger on the Honolulu-bound flight told NBC News that the man who caused the disturbance was sitting...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Fired FBI chief James Comey to testify publicly in Congress

Rosenstein also told the lawmakers that he is "not aware" of any request by the FBI for additional resources for the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The acting Federal B...More..

Trump knew of Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation prior to his appointment
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump knew of Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation prior to his appointment

Yates characterized her disclosures to McGahn about Flynn as warnings about a "very sensitive" matter - not a "heads-up", as Spicer described it. U.S. Flynn had previously held a position in the former admi...More..

State Department Summons Turkish Ambassador After Bloody Brawl in DC
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

State Department Summons Turkish Ambassador After Bloody Brawl in DC

Cavusoglu said Thursday that the Trump administration "did not show any reaction" to the Turkish warning. "He sent his goons to DC to rough up Americans and suppress the free speech rights of US citizens, a...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Russian Federation investigation identifies White House official as person of interest

The date of the hearing has not yet been set. James Comey will come speak in a public sessions before the Senate Intelligence Committee sometime after Memorial Day, the committee announced Friday evening. The...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Flynn reportedly told Trump's transition team about investigation before inauguration

A senior White House official is now caught up in the FBI's Russian Federation probe, too, McClatchy reported on Friday. Neither Flynn nor Trump have commented on the story published by the New York Ti...More..

Chief: Boy called police to say father had drugs in luggage
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Chief: Boy called police to say father had drugs in luggage

The drugs were packaged in five sandwich bags hidden inside the luggage. Yesterday in Lawrence District Court, where the boy's father, Yamil Mercado, was arraigned on child endangerment and drug charges, Prat...More..

Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

Governor Dayton has signed Real ID legislation into law. On Friday, Gov. Mark Dayton also requested an extension from the federal government that "would allow Minnesota's current licenses to be used for all f...More..

There's a staircase under the Robert E. Lee statue?
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

There's a staircase under the Robert E. Lee statue?

Liberal New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu's sole political ambition isn't reducing crime or bringing jobs to his city, or at least it doesn't seem to be. Landrieu said the monuments should be more appropri...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved 'Great Pressure'

The White House says the notion that Trump fired Comey for investigating his and his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation is absurd. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump allegedly said to the Russian...More..

US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices

The list includes Maikel Moreno, the president of the Supreme Court, and the seven principal members of the court's Constitutional Chamber who wrote most of the decisions that have undermined the National Ass...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Donald Trump condemns special counsel for Russian Federation probe

Thursday was not the first time Mr Trump has made baseless claims without providing any evidence. On Wednesday , Mr Trump said no politician in history "has been treated worse or more unfairly" than hims...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey relieved pressure on him

According to a Wednesday report from the New York Times , Flynn informed Trump's transition team on January 4th that he was under federal investigation for his ties to Russian Federation and other foreig...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

Lieberman would replace James Comey, who was sacked last week . The controversy that has grown out of Comey's dismissal inspired several senators to call for nonpartisan appointment. He unsuccessfully sought...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Senate panel chairman: Flynn won't honor subpoena

Burr, who has been slow to move on the Russian Federation investigation, added, "We'll figure out on General Flynn what the next step, if any, is". Earlier on Thursday, the committee's Republican chairman, Se...More..