Michigan House OKs bill to carry guns without permits

Legislation to allow MI gun owners to carry a concealed handgun without a permit was approved in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday, in a move that follows the lead of a dozen other states. The National Rifle Association, which has been ... More..

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Obama's White House Looked a Lot Different than Trump's This Month
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Obama's White House Looked a Lot Different than Trump's This Month

More than 1.5 million people have so far said they're going to attend one of 7,500 Pride events on Facebook . Craig Clapperton, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), spe...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Sean Spicer: Donald Trump's Tweets "Considered Official Statements By POTUS"

Spicer was asked about Trump's tweeting and whether it did more harm than good. It's a position that Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has aligned himself with, too, in the past, while declining to "to comment o...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Blast near Afghan mosque kills 7

No one immediately claimed the bombing, but Afghanistan has alleged Pakistani involvement - accusations denied by Islamabad. Former Mujahideen and ethnic leaders have continued to dominate the military, intel...More..

Majority of Republican voters say Trump tweets too much
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Majority of Republican voters say Trump tweets too much

So, although we don't know for sure whether Sessions is getting his ass up out of here, let us say a collective prayer that the rumor is true-that he is fed up and that he will hightail it back to Alabama, wh...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump taps seasoned law enforcement attorney to head FBI

By 2003, Wray was assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division in the Department of Justice , specializing in fraud investigations and internal affairs. Trump fired Comey in May . Senate Majority Le...More..

Woman accused of leaking classified US info made anti-Trump posts
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Woman accused of leaking classified US info made anti-Trump posts

The document said Russian military intelligence "executed cyber espionage operations against a named USA company in August 2016 evidently to obtain information on elections-related software and hardware solutio...More..

Killed, Dozens Wounded in Iran Parliament Attack
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Killed, Dozens Wounded in Iran Parliament Attack

Daesh is a Salafist Sunni group, and of course, Iran is Shi'a, so from one point of view, this is just another operation in the millennium-long fight between the Sunni and Shi'a branches of Islam. "The Unite...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump nominates Wray as FBI Director ahead of Comey hearing

The announcement comes ahead of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comeys testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on the circumstances that he was sacked by Trump amid th...More..

Stoops to retire as Oklahoma coach after 18 seasons
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Stoops to retire as Oklahoma coach after 18 seasons

Stoops eventually accrued a 60-30 record against AP Top 25 teams, earning the moniker "Big-Game Bob". Lincoln Riley was named University of Oklahoma's head football coach Wednesday. Stoops served as an assist...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

It's possible that this crew will fly beyond Low Earth Orbit, maybe even to Mars. There, one of the first questions to surface concerned the risks of spaceflight and how they'd sized them up before accepting th...More..

Why we should never, ever ignore Donald Trump's tweets
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Why we should never, ever ignore Donald Trump's tweets

Melvin chimed in to say Twitter is Trump's "preferred method of communication with the American People", but Conway called that bluff as well. In a series of early morning tweets on Monday, the presiden...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

A 56 percent majority of USA adults say Trump is interfering with such investigations rather than cooperating, while 61 percent say Trump fired Comey to protect himself rather than for the good of the country. ...More..

Seth Shuman Named Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball News
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Seth Shuman Named Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball News

Blohm finished the season with eight wins, tied for third all-time in a single season in Maryland history and tops among freshman in the Big Ten. This past season, Jung started all 62 games at third base. In ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

US decries human rights situation in Venezuela

Haley, who arrived early Wednesday morning for a three-day visit, said that she was "overwhelmed" by the reactions she has received since taking over her position for coming out squarely against the anti-Israel...More..

Trump says he's picked new FBI chief
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump says he's picked new FBI chief

The nation's intelligence chiefs, facing questions from Congress one day before former FBI Director James Comey provides his first public account of the events leading up to his firing , declined to desc...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Wray, now a partner at King & Spalding, led the Justice Department's Criminal Division from 2003 to 2005, and his firm biography says that he "helped lead the Department's efforts to address the wave of corpo...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump uses Twitter to announce his Federal Bureau of Investigation director nomination

While Wray will face close questioning in his Senate confirmation hearing, his background as a Justice Department professional may give him an advantage. Mr Wray is a traditional choice for the job. With the ma...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as FBI director

Working from the firm's Washington , D.C., and Atlanta offices, Wray chairs the Special Matters and Government Investigations Practice Group, specializing in "white-collar criminal and regulatory enforcement m...More..

Trump's blocking of Twitter users violates US Constitution: rights institute
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump's blocking of Twitter users violates US Constitution: rights institute

So should Donald Trump's Twitter account be considered a public forum, a limited public forum, or a form of protected government speech? That's key, because if that's the case and the government has cre...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Iran shootings: Parliament and Khomeini shrine attacked

A combination of armed attackers and suicide bombers targeted the two locations in the Iranian capital Wednesday, with Iranian officials identifying one of the suicide attackers as female . The city was on...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump picks former Justice Dept. official to head FBI

In an early morning two-sentence tweet, Trump said he meant to nominate Wray, a high-ranking official in George W. Bush's Justice Department. While it is almost a quarter-century since Wray was there, the Fou...More..

Dad charged with suffocating his 7-year-old daughter
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Dad charged with suffocating his 7-year-old daughter

Her father, Neil White, was discovered bleeding from wounds to his wrist when police responded to a 911 call at the New Rochelle home around 3:20 p.m. He's scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. New Rochelle S...More..

She Allegedly Coaxed Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. Now She's on Trial
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

She Allegedly Coaxed Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. Now She's on Trial

The indictment shows Carter told her friend: "I told him to get back in because I knew he would do it all over again the next day, and I couldn't have him live that way - the way he was living anymore". Conra...More..

DEA warns police of risk in drug fight: accidental overdose
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

DEA warns police of risk in drug fight: accidental overdose

However, the New York Times looked at estimates for 2016 from hundreds of state health departments, county coroners, and medical examiners to compile their overall prediction, including the locations that acc...More..