GOP-run House poised to roll back post-2008 financial rules

The legislation is not likely to pass intact in the Senate , where it would need to garner some Democratic support. Last month, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell laid out the hard task ahead by saying he's pessimistic Congress will revamp D... More..

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Justice Dept: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Justice Dept: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign

But in March, Sessions chose to recuse himself from any investigations into possible Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, after it was disclosed that he had met twice with the Russian ambassador to the ...More..

Former FBI director James Comey set to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Former FBI director James Comey set to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey told senators he was driven to share the contents of his memos with the press through an intermediary after Trump tweeted ominously on May 12 about the possibility of taped recordings of his conversa...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Donald Trump Jr defends father during James Comey testimony

In written testimony released on June 7th and in his oral answers the former Federal Bureau of Investigation boss confirmed press reports that he had been so alarmed by a series of one-on-one conversations wi...More..

Exit poll shows Conservatives to be largest party - but without overall majority
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Exit poll shows Conservatives to be largest party - but without overall majority

The BBC/Sky/ITV poll suggested the United Kingdom was heading for a hung parliament, with Conservatives 12 seats short of the 326 they need for an absolute majority in the Commons. "A hung parliament is the wor...More..

How Did Reality Winner Get a Security Clearance?
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

How Did Reality Winner Get a Security Clearance?

Victor is now being held at the Lincoln County Jail, located about 64 kilometres northwest of Augusta . The 25-year-old federal contractor was charged with leaking information regarding a 2016 Russian milita...More..

Twitter account reminds people Trump tweets are statements from USA president
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Twitter account reminds people Trump tweets are statements from USA president

Is Spicer, as Sanders suggested, moving up the chain of command in the White House? Trump , facing an escalating Russian Federation investigation and a floundering legislative agenda, has unleashed his frust...More..

Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

Victor is accused of leaking a confidential NSA report on Russian interference in the USA election to a media outlet; she has plead not guilty. "We don't know how much more she knows or how much she remembers...More..

Donald Trump defends his tweeting habit, says it's a valuable tool
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Donald Trump defends his tweeting habit, says it's a valuable tool

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 6, 2017.extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar. "That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain unsafe countries, not some politically correct term that won't help us...More..

Ahead of United Kingdom election, 5 arrested over London, Manchester terror attacks
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Ahead of United Kingdom election, 5 arrested over London, Manchester terror attacks

The suspect is being held on suspicion of involvement in the preparation of terrorist acts and police are still carrying out searches at the address. The three, who were not connected to the weekend attack ...More..

Pound plunges as exit poll shows disaster for Theresa May
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Pound plunges as exit poll shows disaster for Theresa May

Officials from the Conservative Party , Labour Party and the Scottish National Party have all been keen to stress that the exit polls are, of course, just surveys and that the actual results could be signifi...More..

Trump endorses report defending Jared
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump endorses report defending Jared

He said that Kushner's contacts with the Russians, if true, present "a real problem" in whether President Trump's son-in-law should be trusted. White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner listens during Pr...More..

Montana Congressman-Elect Who Body-Slammed Reporter Issues Apology
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Montana Congressman-Elect Who Body-Slammed Reporter Issues Apology

Thursday's court filing by the Republican's attorneys asks that Gianforte be arraigned and sentenced at the same hearing. Gianforte is accused of attacking Jacobs the day before Montana's special congressiona...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Sessions Offered to Resign Amid Tensions with Trump

Spicer said , " I have not had a discussion with him (Trump) about that". Trump has blamed Sessions' recusal for the investigation expanding under the special counsel's probe. All the behind-the-scenes drama h...More..

President Trump's son: Democrats are 'not even people'
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

President Trump's son: Democrats are 'not even people'

Eric Trump's charitable foundation seems to have paid the Trump Organization hundreds of thousands of charitable dollars, Forbes reported in a lengthy investigation published Tuesday , despite Trump's claim...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

White House official quits amid tensions

President Trump has reportedly been talking with former campaign advisers, Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, about taking on formal roles, as well as the creation of the crisis-communications war room. Tr...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

The campaign started with May's Conservative Party as much as 21 percentage points ahead of Labour , but by Wednesday polls ranged dramatically, with BMG Research placing the Conservatives 13 points ahead of...More..

Lawyers file new motion to stay execution
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Lawyers file new motion to stay execution

Supreme Court . The brief order was issued by [AL report] Justice Clarence Thomas and noted that Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer opposed the decision. Prosecutors say Melson o...More..

Missouri governor calls special session on abortion
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Missouri governor calls special session on abortion

Eric Greitens says he's calling lawmakers back to the Capitol to work on abortion policies. "Oftentimes they will help women with job training, help them to complete their education". Currently, the only Missou...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Comey says he was fired over Russia probe, blasts 'lies'

For those who weren't glued to their televisions during former FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee , Seth Meyers grabbed some highlights from the cir...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Britain's May on course to lose majority in British parliament

At 1am, punters now think there is a 72% probability that Theresa May , the prime minister, will lose her majority. It can take several weeks before parties strike an agreement to form a coalition. Her oppon...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Schumer after Comey testimony: Cloud hanging over Trump 'a whole lot darker'

He called me at my desk at lunchtime and asked me was I free for dinner that night", Comey said , adding that he had to break dinner plans with his wife. Clinton has blamed her defeat on Comey's October 28 ann...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

In a phone call with the Qatari Emir, Trump extended an olive branch, offering to help the parties resolve their differences by inviting them to a White House meeting if necessary. Al-Udeid, located in the Qata...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Ex-FBI Director Comey's testimony had something for everyone

Now, here's the question. "If we had the best plan in the history of the world, we wouldn't get one Democrat vote", he said, to laughter. There is a certain amount of intimidation. Referring to a Trump comm...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

No other details were provided, although court documents show that a $100,000 bond has been set for each. She declined to say what she told the grand jury, but told reporters outside the grand jury chambers w...More..