Defense chief: North Korea a 'clear and present danger'

Beijing's foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters Monday that China has "taken note of the irresponsible remarks of USA and Japanese officials", South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. In response, Mattis said the U.S.is committed ... More..

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US Senate Intel Panel Comey Releases Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe — Showtime

The 2016 election and its aftermath have wrecked public faith in institutions. They exist in the context of Trump's conduct-especially his uncanny practice of executing Vladimir Putin's agenda sowing division i...More..

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President Trump visits Ohio to deliver speech on infrastructure

He added: "We will build American, we will hire American - we will not let our nation become a museum of former glory, we will build new ones for American grit- we will build because our people want to build, a...More..

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill also creates a new entertainment sharing agreement between the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes and venues with 5,000 or more seats that would allow them to share in the recruitment of entertai...More..

Melania Trump Moving to White House Next Week
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Melania Trump Moving to White House Next Week

Though Melania accompanied her husband on several events and his first foreign trip that took place last month, she was largely missing in action in the capital since Trump assumed office January 20. "We look...More..

Georgetown Study: Rural Florida Hit Hardest By Trump Medicaid Cuts
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Georgetown Study: Rural Florida Hit Hardest By Trump Medicaid Cuts

This could cause problems for Trump, who received strong support from rural areas and small towns during the 2016 election. Trump Country it may be, but rural counties and small towns also make up Medicaid Co...More..

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Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., said the Senate is close to having its own version of a healthcare reform bill, reports The Washington Times . McCaskill makes a valid point. And Hin...More..

Trump pressured me on Russian Federation probe — Sacked FBI chief
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump pressured me on Russian Federation probe — Sacked FBI chief

The testimony begins at 10 a.m. E.D.T. Watch the testimony above. Ryan's comments came hours after Comey's opening statement for his Thursday testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee was made public...More..

Fired FBI chief Comey ready to testify about Trump encounters
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Fired FBI chief Comey ready to testify about Trump encounters

Comey testified to Congress a week before his termination that he had never been pressured to end an investigation for political purposes, nearly three months after the Trump meeting took place. "I hope you ca...More..

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Trump's tweets complicate White House efforts to manage message

In fact, Trump believes he was able to win the 2016 elections because of his very efficient use of the S0cial media. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of...More..

Family of Portland Train Stabbing Suspect Expresses Condolences
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Family of Portland Train Stabbing Suspect Expresses Condolences

My heart goes out to all those effected by what happened, and I ask the faithful in western OR and all people to join me in taking some spiritual and practical actions in working towards peace and respect for t...More..

North Carolina governor presses lawmakers to redraw maps now
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North Carolina governor presses lawmakers to redraw maps now

Cooper's administration in turn blasted lawmakers for their response. North Carolina lawmakers are gaveling in a special session demanded by Democratic Gov. Democrats hope new district maps will help them ...More..

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North Korea 'disrespects' China with latest missile test, says Trump

According to the BBC , observers have said that The Scud test, which prompted Japan to lodge a protest, indicates the North is making progress towards missiles capable of carrying warheads. Japan's prime minist...More..

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Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups

Game date, tip-time and broadcast information will be released later. The Yellow Jackets have played IL and MI twice each. NU's non-conference schedule also includes a matchup against Kansas on December 16 at P...More..

N. Korea's varied provocations a response to USA naval threat
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

N. Korea's varied provocations a response to USA naval threat

The number of missiles fired is believed to be four. Lee Cheol-woo with the opposition Liberty Korea Party said delaying THAAD is "neglecting the country's duty", while fellow party member Rep. Cruise missiles ...More..

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Sacked FBI chief: Trump pressured me on Russian Federation probe

Comey also alleges that the President asked him to stop investigating ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn and to publicly declare that Trump was not under investigation. Did the president ever say why he...More..

Trump to highlight aging waterway system in Cincinnati
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump to highlight aging waterway system in Cincinnati

And a lot of that direct federal funding, he says, is going to go to the rural parts of the country which have less of ability to implement toll roads and other types of mechanisms that could pay back some priv...More..

Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe

Mr Comey's statement was "certainly not a vindication" of the President, Dr Glenn Altschuler, professor of American studies at Cornell University, told The Straits Times . "Today", Burr told Comey, "is your op...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Former Penn State administrators sentenced to jail time in Sandusky case

FILE - This file photo combination shows former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz , left, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley , right, and former Penn State President Graham Spanier , cente...More..

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US intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

Mike Rogers testified during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing they never felt pressured from Trump to impede investigations into Russian meddling of the election . The president then complained a...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Do these statements hint at ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony?

Comey will testify that President Donald Trump sought his "loyalty" and asked what could be done to "lift the cloud" of investigation shadowing his White House , according to prepared remarks released ahea...More..

Legal experts: Donald Trump's comments inappropriate, maybe worse
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Legal experts: Donald Trump's comments inappropriate, maybe worse

In his statement, Comey variously describes feeling uncomfortable and frustrated by Trump's comments, which he considered inappropriate. "So this is the best evidence yet that in the mind of the special counc...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Ex-FBI head Comey accuses Trump of pressure on Russia probe

By now, everyone knows the big picture: Trump, in this recounting, demanded an oath of fealty from the supposedly independent FBI director, pressed him to "lift the cloud" cast over the Trump White House by the...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Local Bar Showing James Comey Hearing at 7 am

Donald Trump's attorney says the president feels " completely and totally vindicated " by former FBI Director James Comey's statement to the Senate intelligence committee that he told Trump he was not pe...More..

Stolen Backhoe Tears Up ATM in Failed Theft Attempt
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Stolen Backhoe Tears Up ATM in Failed Theft Attempt

It happened on June 1, at about 4:30 a.m. "There really aren't words that can do the video justice", said Prince George's County Police Lt. Dave Coleman about the attempted theft, which was captured by survei...More..