House intel panel approves subpoenas for Flynn, Trump lawyer Cohen

The internecine political warfare that has dominated Washington for months intensified Tuesday with the report that the House and Senate intelligence committees have asked President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to "provide informat... More..

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Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony

Trump ignored a shouted question after a White House bill-signing ceremony about whether he would try to block Comey from testifying in the Senate next week. If there was doubt about the reason for Comey's d...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Western Springs, Lake Forest girls advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee finals

After succeeding with "syllabus" in the first round, Ghouse, a seventh-grader at the Kenosha School of Technology Enhanced Curriculum, left the competition on "McMansion", a large, modern house considered over-...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Paris Deal Not Subject to Renegotiation Despite US Withdrawal - EU Commissioner

France said it would work with U.S. states and cities to keep up the fight against climate change. What that withdrawal means for climate change and American standing in the world. He said that it was impor...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

NewsAlert: Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack, official says

I thought if I throw bottles or chairs they can come after me. Using a vehicle as a weapon is a method used in Nice France; in the Berlin, Germany Christmas market attack; in the Westminster bridge attack at ...More..

94-Year-Old Marathon Runner to Set Record in California
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

94-Year-Old Marathon Runner to Set Record in California

Thompson said, "It's awesome to me that people are making such a deal about this". "I never thought I would still be here!" exclaimed Thompson Friday. According to the San Diego Union Tribune , more than 21,...More..

Trump slams Germany trade deficit, defense shortfall
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Trump slams Germany trade deficit, defense shortfall

Germany's Angela Merkel said Europe could no longer "fully count on others" in a speech over the weekend, a sign of the widening cracks in the Germany-U.S. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was blunter...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Niece of man killed in explosion 'devastated'

As for the cause of blast that killed three workers: "I'm not going to suppose what the cause was, because we just don't know right now". Didion said it was too early to determine a cause for the explosion. The...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

One week later, the New York Times reported that according to a memo written by Comey, Trump had asked the then-FBI director to drop the investigation into Flynn. I don't believe he is", he said. Is it fai...More..

Crews recover body of 3rd worker from Wisconsin mill rubble
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Crews recover body of 3rd worker from Wisconsin mill rubble

Almost a dozen other employees were taken to area hospitals, some with very severe injuries. None of the workers have been identified. "The cause is unknown, and so is the source of the incident", Clark said....More..

Louisville's 7-run eighth keys 11-1 rout of Oklahoma in NCAA
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Louisville's 7-run eighth keys 11-1 rout of Oklahoma in NCAA

The Sooners (35-23) will face three-seed Xavier in an elimination game Sunday at noon CT. But it was all Louisville from then on. Mendenhall accounted for the Sooners' only run, with a one-out RBI double in...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Family politics: Trump puts trust in blood

The Washington Post reported last week that Kushner and former national security adviser Michael Flynn met with Kislyak last December in Trump Tower to discuss setting up a secure communication channel to sh...More..

A look at the damage of Illinois' 3-year budget impasse
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

A look at the damage of Illinois' 3-year budget impasse

It is aimed at easing the process of merging or dissolving townships or for cities to absorb townships occupying the same geographical area. And if the parties don't agree on the question, it's hard to see how ...More..

Flynn to provide documents; Trump dismisses Russian Federation talk
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Flynn to provide documents; Trump dismisses Russian Federation talk

Organizations associated with Flynn and Cohen - Flynn Intel Group LLC and Cohen & Associates - were issued subpoenas as investigators believe business entities are not afforded Fifth Amendment protections. Re...More..

Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Bill's Flaws
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Bill's Flaws

The health care bill that Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront many others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Van mounts curb, hits people on London Bridge

In an online Facebook statement he said: "This was a deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners and visitors to our city enjoying their Saturday night". "Someone said, 'What is going on?' and one ...More..

Associate: Fired FBI head OK'd to testify before Senate
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Associate: Fired FBI head OK'd to testify before Senate

Details of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing are still being hammered out and a date has yet to be confirmed, a source described as being close to the issue told CNN . Both the Senate and the House...More..

Ananya Vinay Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee, 13th Consecutive Indian-American Winner
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Ananya Vinay Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee, 13th Consecutive Indian-American Winner

Rohan was out of the competition after he misspelt the word "marram, ' a type of coarse perennial grass". But the part of speech question caused a slight disagreement between the anchors. "Definition, please", ...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Spicer refers Russia investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney

It is possible, of course, that Kushner was acting on Trump's orders when he allegedly suggested setting up a secret communications channel with Moscow using Russia's secure equipment. White House Press Se...More..

3 dead after shootout at Greenville auto dealership
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

3 dead after shootout at Greenville auto dealership

Hutchinson was in an office with another person when the bounty hunters approached and began giving him commands to stand down and not resist, authorities said. "It doesn't look like a tactically sound operatio...More..

Trump's fake word stumps Spelling Bee champion
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Trump's fake word stumps Spelling Bee champion

Ananya and Rajeev were the last two standing of the initial 291 spellers. Her winning words came after he opponent misspelled " marram ", a Scandinavian-derived word meaning beach grass. We sponsored her app...More..

Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

The Trump administration also asked the justices to add the legality of the travel ban to the high court's docket so the case would be ready for argument this fall. A key part of the order a 90-day suspen...More..

Disney CEO Bob Iger quits Trump council over Paris climate agreement
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Disney CEO Bob Iger quits Trump council over Paris climate agreement

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, told HuffPost in an email, "I absolutely disagree with the Administration on this issue, but we have a responsibility to engage our elected officials to work constructively a...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

The "Penn State Three" have been ordered to surrender themselves to Dauphin County Prison on July 15 to begin serving their sentences for child endangerment in the Jerry Sandusky scandal . The head coach the...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

Former Athletic Director Gary Schultz and former university Vice Ppresident Tim Curley were sentenced to similar jail terms, to be followed by house arrest. "I'm sorry that I didn't do more, and I apologi...More..