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Morocco police, protesters clash in northern town

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El Hoceima has been shaken by protests since the death of a fish vendor in October, crushed by a garbage compactor while trying to save fish that officials had confiscated. Zefzafi was detained along with others on Monday for "attacking internal security", after a warrant for his arrest issued a week ago Friday sparked turmoil in Al-Hoceima, a city of 56,000 inhabitants. Read More »

Ninth Circuit Largely Upholds Injunction on President Trump's Revised Travel Ban

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The spotlight is once again on Donald Trump's controversial travel ban that has had trouble getting through the courts, and the state of Hawaii is urging the U.S. It doesn't reach the constitutional argument at all, instead concluding that the order exceeded the president's statutory authority. Trump's revised ban in March was his second attempt to impose restrictions on people traveling from Muslim-majority countries . Read More »

Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found

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Police said it wasn't immediately clear how long the three women had been dead prior to the discovery of their deaths reported WOIO . "I can not tell you on the others because there's not a visible sign of how death occurred", said North Royalton Det. Read More »

Top Intelligence Officials Testify Before Senate Committee 16:02 Download

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I do not mean to be sarcastic about the objective of the recent Senate testimony of intelligence chiefs Dan Coats and Mike Rogers culminating with fired FBI Director James Comey , but everything critical that the public would want to know was considered by Coats and Rogers to be personal between each of them and the president, or the three witnesses promised to provide testimony in a secured setting. Read More »

Navy Parachutist Killed During Fleet Week Demonstration

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The festivities in NY included a performance by the Leap Frogs, a US Navy skydiving team that the SEAL apparently belonged to. A US Navy SEAL died on Sunday after his parachute failed during a sky diving exhibition for New York Harbor's Fleet Week . Read More »

Former Corbyn critic Jess Phillips she is eating humble pie after election

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Mr Corbyn mocked Mrs May's election campaign slogan that she would provide "strong and stable" leadership. But another said: "Bringing back Ed Miliband would be a backward step - he's old and s***". In an interview with the Sunday Mirror , Mr Corbyn said: 'I can still be prime minister. A reshuffle is unlikely to take place before Friday, sources said. Read More »

Goldman Sachs vet Murphy wins Democratic governor's primary

Chris Christie's tenure. Murphy is a former Obama administration ambassador to Germany. Murphy survived attacks from top rivals that compared him to former Gov. Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is favored to win the GOP primary next week over Mr. Trump's former state campaign chairman. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

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On Wednesday, written testimony by Comey about his alleged interactions with President Donald Trump was released in which the ex-director noted that he asked Sessions "prevent any future direct communication" between Trump and himself after the two shared a private dinner on January 27 and a one-on-one Oval Office meeting on February 14 that Comey found to be "inappropriate". Read More »

Trump proposes plan to improve US' infrastructure

The president spoke in Cincinnati about revamping America's transportation system by taking $200 billion in federal spending and leveraging that into a trillion dollar public-private partnership to improve the nation's roadways, runways, railways and rivers. Read More »

Comey Boosted Case for Obstruction Charges Against Trump

It's entirely possible that Trump Jr. misspoke and meant to say that his father never told Comey anything related to dropping the Flynn investigation, but in trying to support the Trump family's strongman image, Trump Jr. But a day after the closely watched hearing, Trump struck back with an early morning tweet: "Wow, Comey is a leaker ". Mr Comey's testimony is certain to dominate the question-and-answer session when Mr Trump faces the press at the White House later on Friday in a ... Read More »

Krauthammer: It Was a Bad Day for Both Trump & Comey

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Kasowitz was referring to a document that Comey wrote memorializing a meeting with Trump that Comey then passed along to the press through a friend. "And so as I said a month or so ago, I expect to see them back in 2018, and especially in 2020", Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee. Read More »

Texas Deputy, Husband Face Murder Charges

Chauna Thompson, foreground, and her husband, Terry Thompson, right, turn themselves in to the Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, June 8, 2017 , in Houston . So I want what everybody wants: "I want to get that life sentence". At one point a woman screams, "It's illegal to record". "They didn't start this, they didn't want this", attorney Greg Cagle said. Read More »

Lil Wayne to Birdman: 'Suck My D**k'

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It also follows Birdman's posts in May of Weezy with his children. During a recent show, Weezy was caught on camera letting the crowd know his true feelings about the Cash Money CEO. It's probably from this past weekend. WOAH! At this point, it doesn't appear the two will ever reconcile. Back in early May, Birdman uploaded images of Tune posing with his kids onto his Instagram page. Read More »

Pentagon's top leaders to face Congress on defense spending

If the budget caps mandated by the law are breached, automatic spending reductions known as sequestration are triggered. President Donald Trump has proposed a defense budget for the 2018 budget year of $639 billion, including $65 billion for ongoing military operations. Read More »

In Adam Haseley, Phillies draft a player 'very similar' to Mickey Moniak

Former Philadelphia manager Charlie Manuel and former general manager and team President Pat Gillick were among the Phillies brass to scout the 6-foot-1, 195-pound Haseley. "Adam Haseley is an exciting college baseball player who has strength in all areas", Almaraz said. Almaraz was asked how Haseley's skills compare to Mickey Moniak, whom the Phillies drafted first overall past year. Read More »