Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit

In the hours after Saturday night's attack, which killed seven people and left dozens seriously injured, Trump suggested that Khan had told Londoners "not to be alarmed " about the attack. When the British press ridiculed Trump's out-of-context qu... More..

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UK PM May's lead down to 5 points

In what was seen as a last-ditch attempt to soothe nerves ahead of Polling Day and to show that she has the "strong and stable leadership" that has been her campaign slogan, Mrs May vowed to get tough by reinin...More..

Lawmakers Move Forward With Medical Marijuana Deal
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Lawmakers Move Forward With Medical Marijuana Deal

Gov. Rick Scott called the session that begins Wednesday because of an ongoing feud over the state budget. One of the key sticking points between the House and Senate has involved how many retail outlets ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Christie: Trump's Exchanges With Comey 'Normal New York City Conversation'

Comey claims an awkward silence ensued, during which he gave no indication he'd comply with Trump's request. Comey quoted Trump as telling him: "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to lett...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months

Trump tweeted shortly before 1 a.m. that "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Spicer was asked on Tuesday whether Trump knew about reported efforts by Kushner in December to set up a back channe...More..

Detroit leaves bases loaded in 5-3 loss to Angels
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Detroit leaves bases loaded in 5-3 loss to Angels

Norris gave up two singles and a walk before striking out Alex Avila to end a 5-3 game. Avila fouled off two fastballs before watching a slider go by. "I know homers are going to happen, but it seems like e...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump's tweets "official statements of the President of the United States"

Several observers noted on Wednesday morning that Trump's Christopher Wray announcement did not arrive with any fact sheet or official press release, as would be expected with news of this weight. "They'll p...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump names FBI director nominee: Christopher Wray

Wray would replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who took over when James Comey was sacked. "Details to follow", Trump tweeted . James Comey, dismissed as Federal Bureau of Investigation director on M...More..

Trump talks infrastructure in Cincinnati
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump talks infrastructure in Cincinnati

He delivered a speech after Anthem announced that they were pulling out of the health care exchanges in OH, due to prohibitive costs to the company. He added that the eventual bill would be a strictly Republi...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Existing climate efforts expected to keep United States goals on track

Almost six in 10 registered voters think the United States should have stayed in the agreement , including 79 percent of Democrats and 57 percent of independents, according to a Morning Consult/POLITICO su...More..

Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

I see no other path", said Senate Vice President Jeff Longbine, R-Emporia. Kansas state Rep. K.C. Ohaebosim, left, D-Wichita, makes a point in a conversation with Rep. "This tax bill starts us on the road t...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

10 excerpts from Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Harvard speech

Harvard invited Zuckerberg to deliver the commencement speech this year and receive an honorary degree After receiving the degree, the 33-year-old posted a photo of himself with his parents, Edward and...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump to tap former Justice Dept official Wray to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

But rather than trumpeting the new pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the President and the White House returned to the communications strategy that White House officials had planned to implemen...More..

Donald Trump to nominate former Assistant AG Christopher Wrayas as Federal Bureau of Investigation head
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Donald Trump to nominate former Assistant AG Christopher Wrayas as Federal Bureau of Investigation head

Wray, now a litigation partner at DC-based law firm King and Spalding, would replace acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , who took over when James Comey was sacked by Trump in May, Fox News reported. Christie...More..

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

Goitein worries that the charges against victor mean the White House and its allies will get new ammunition in that battle, fueling more disagreement and pushing what she sees as the more serious issue of Russi...More..

New trial requested in 'Making a Murderer' case
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

New trial requested in 'Making a Murderer' case

Dean Strang and Jerry Buting , Steven Avery's defense attorneys prominently featured in Netflix's " Making a Murderer ", join "CBS This Morning" for... They have not received responses. NBC15 and WBAY w...More..

Democrats pounce on Handel for 'livable wage' remark
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Democrats pounce on Handel for 'livable wage' remark

The race began with 18 candidates, and Ossoff and Handel are the only two remaining ahead of the June 20 runoff election. This occurred during the televised debate Tuesday night when the candidates were asked...More..

Senators try to quiet Harris, but she doesn't back down
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Senators try to quiet Harris, but she doesn't back down

On Wednesday, during a particularly heated Senate Intelligence Committee hearing just 24 hours before former FBI Director James Comey takes his own turn in the hot seat , Sen. Burr interjected and said Rosenst...More..

Comey to Congress: Trump told him 'I need loyalty'
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Comey to Congress: Trump told him 'I need loyalty'

On Wednesday afternoon, Trump's outside counsel released a statement: "The President is pleased that Mr. Comey has finally publicly confirmed his private reports that the President was not under investigati...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

What Time & Channel are the CMT Awards 2017 on Tonight?

The 2017 CMT Awards will air Wednesday, June 7 at 8 p.m. ET on CMT. There will also be a celebration of American musician Gregg Allman's life, featuring Jason Aldean , Darius Rucker , Lady Antebellum's ...More..

Comey to Congress: President Trump told him, 'I need loyalty'
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Comey to Congress: President Trump told him, 'I need loyalty'

The president and I had dinner on Friday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m.in the Green Room at the White House. I replied that I loved my work and meant to stay and serve out my 10-year term as director. Comey wrote i...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Novak Djokovic: Dominic Thiem "was the better player"

The match, which had been put back by a day due to the showers which swept across Paris yesterday, lasted just 51 minutes on Court Philippe Chatrier, with Nadal leading 6-2, 2-0 when Spanish compatriot Carreñ...More..

Uh, Even North Korea Thinks Trump's Paris Climate Decision Was
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Uh, Even North Korea Thinks Trump's Paris Climate Decision Was "Selfish"

Gov. David Ige (D) signed the law in a Tuesday ceremony, saying Hawaii is the first state to put its commitments to Paris into legislation and pass it. Noting that the Trump administration had announced ...More..

NY students can apply for Excelsior Scholarship starting Wednesday
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

NY students can apply for Excelsior Scholarship starting Wednesday

It covers tuition at state universities for full-time, in-state students whose families earn $125,000 or less. The program awards up to $5,500 to students who qualify, attending a two year or four year state ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

Angus King repeatedly asked Rogers and Coats what was the legal basis for their refusal to answer questions. "I am not going to discuss the specifics of interactions that I may or may have not had with t...More..