Iran Parliament, shrine attacked by bombers; gunmen, 12 killed

The violence began in midmorning when assailants with Kalashnikov rifles and explosives stormed the parliament complex where a legislative session had been in progress. Vakil said the strike would only embolden Iran in its activities against ISIS in ... More..

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Sooner surprise: Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

He was tied with Kirk Ferentz at Iowa as the longest-tenured head coaches in college football. His 18-year record is 190-48. The program played in a bowl game in all 18 of Stoops' seasons at the helm. And Riley...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by Comey testimony, attorney says

Trump announced Wednesday that he would nominate Christopher A. Wray, the former assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's criminal division, to succeed Comey. Lieberman said, "I can say ...More..

NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

The Post reported that both Coats and Rogers refused to do so. The top Democrat on the committee has said he will ask Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Direc...More..

Consider Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Consider Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer

The U.S. Embassy in London, in contrast, praised the "strong leadership" of the mayor "as he leads the city forward after this heinous attack" in a tweet signed by acting Ambassador Lew Lukens. It might seem ...More..

Reds' Gennett slams the Cardinals with four HRs
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Reds' Gennett slams the Cardinals with four HRs

Gennett followed with his fifth homer of the season off John Gant , and then hit a solo shot off the right-hander. He won his third straight start despite throwing 123 pitches and reaching several full counts...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility ahead of testimony

A White House spokeswoman says she isn't sure if President Donald Trump has read James Comey's pre-released opening statement for his Senate Intelligence committee hearing but says the timing of the...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump probably won't use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying

On Friday morning, Conway suggested that Trump might claim executive privilege in an attempt to prevent Comey from testifying at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing next Thursday, and Spicer kept that t...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go: Comey

Comey's introductory statement outlines several of his one-on-one conversations with Trump, in which Trump urges him to "get out" that he isn't personally being investigated, pushes him to "let go" of the inv...More..

Jimmy Gomez wins Democratic fight for House seat in 34th District
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Jimmy Gomez wins Democratic fight for House seat in 34th District

House since the late 1990s. The liberal Democrat who easily captured a vacant U.S. House seat in Southern California goes to a Republican-controlled Congress with little patience for his talk of debt-free colle...More..

Nevadans like Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Nevadans like Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green

He's already scored 71 points - though not all of them against James - while the player Durant replaced from last season ( Harrison Barnes ) scored just 65 points for the entire 2016 Finals. Under a minute left...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump Tweets Said To Undercut Travel Order Pending Before Supreme Court

Federal judges previously questioned how much they should consider Trump's campaign comments when weighing the executive order's intent. - Donald J. The President's tweets managed to suggest there were no...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

UAE says more Qatar curbs possible, warns against Iran involvement

Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates, Bahrain , Egypt and Yemen cut diplomatic ties with the tiny Gulf state, accusing Qatar of harboring extremists and backing Saudi Arabia's regional rival, Iran . The m...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House

Mr Rogers said he will not publicly discuss private conversations he had with the president. Coats told associates in March that Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI chief James Comey to g...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Donald Trump profited from children's cancer charity

You see, not only does Eric Trump shut down any rec center he sees on sight, there's also evidence that he was actively involved in taking millions of dollars donated to St. also diverted $500,000 from th...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

What Trump has said about Comey over the past year

Comey also confirmed in his written testimony that Trump directly asked him to "let go" of the investigation into deposed national security adviser Michael Flynn . Comey said he paused, and said: "You will...More..

RNC says Trump knew firing Comey was risky
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

RNC says Trump knew firing Comey was risky

And Comey's statement is less definitive on whether Trump administration officials pushed the FBI investigation toward leaks and away from Russian Federation. Mr. Trump has referred to the fact that Comey has t...More..

Trump to nominate former Justice Department official to lead FBI
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump to nominate former Justice Department official to lead FBI

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Wray seemed like "the flawless kind of person" for the important job. Before his departure from the agency, Wray worked under James Comey . Comey is expected to offer ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump supporters urge him to keep tweeting and taking on the establishment

Sessions, one of the first prominent lawmakers to endorse Trump during the 2016 campaign, also backed the president's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, a move critics said was created to short-circui...More..

Republicans Partner With Democrats To End Failed 'Kansas Experiment'
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Republicans Partner With Democrats To End Failed 'Kansas Experiment'

Republicans in Kansas broke ranks with the state's conservative governor Tuesday night, voting to raise tax rates and put an end to a series of cuts. The law establishes three tax brackets, with the lowest br...More..

Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for Federal Bureau of Investigation job
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for Federal Bureau of Investigation job

At a March 22 meeting, Trump asked Coats whether he could get Comey to "back off" from investigating Flynn. With the frustrated lawmakers gearing up for Thursday's long-awaited testimony from ousted FBI Dir...More..

Russian intelligence 'recorded discussing influencing Donald Trump'
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Russian intelligence 'recorded discussing influencing Donald Trump'

Earlier this week, Flynn's lawyer said the former national security adviser would invoke his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in not complying with subpoenas from Senate investigators. Coats ...More..

Ex-FBI director paints disturbing picture of talks with Trump
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Ex-FBI director paints disturbing picture of talks with Trump

Trump consorting with prostitutes in Moscow several years ago. 'The president feels completely and totally vindicated . Comey has not spoken publicly since he was abruptly fired by Trump on May 9. Probes ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump Nominates Christopher Wray as New FBI Director

Wray, 50, now works as a litigation partner for a private firm. A former chief of the Justice Department's Criminal Division from 2003 to 2005, Wray served during the administration of President George W. W...More..

Comey's Opening Statement Released Ahead Of Senate Intelligence Hearing
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Comey's Opening Statement Released Ahead Of Senate Intelligence Hearing

Comey told the House Intelligence Committee in March that the FBI was investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, the nature of any links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, "and wh...More..