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Sean Spicer: White House 'Confident' that Supreme Court Will Uphold Travel Ban

Chin told reporters Monday in Honolulu that he expects the federal government to appeal the ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court is likely to consider the cases in tandem. "Immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show", the three justices - all appointed by former president Bill Clinton - said in their unanimous ruling. Read More »

Trump holds first full Cabinet meeting

Vice President Mike Pence spoke first: "This is the greatest privilege of my life is to serve as vice president to a president who's keeping his word to the American people". "I think it was embarrassing", Axelrod said on CNN. I am not. Here's what White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said about Trump: "We thank you for the opportunity and blessing to serve your agenda". Read More »

Attorney and broadcaster joins Trump legal team

Flynn, the former national security adviser. FELLOW Republicans are pressing President Donald Trump to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", he said . "We've obviously pressed the White House", he said. "I want to be in the room to see the body language and feel the tone of his responses, especially in view of his prior testimony to the Judiciary Committee, " ... Read More »

James Comey Just Dropped a Big Clue in the Russia Investigation

President broke his silence on Twitter following the explosive testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey , declaring "total and complete vindication". Branding White House's "shifting explanations" as "lies, plain and simple", the former top cop was left "confused" by his firing after being told he was "doing a great job". Read More »

Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf 'blockade'

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Earlier in the day, Johnson met with the Qatari Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani. In an interview with Qatar's pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera , Baker also came down hard on US President Donald Trump , whose country has been a longtime ally of Qatar. Read More »

Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

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The first-time title victor scored 39 points as point guard Stephen Curry posted 34 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. After joining the Warriors in July 2016 - a decision which caused shockwaves in the National Basketball Association world among talk of a GSW "super team" - it took Durant just one season to win his first championship. Read More »

Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution

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Payments to Trump's hotels do not qualify as a violation of the emoluments clause, which is meant to cover personal services performed by the president, the government said. If a federal judge allows the case to proceed, Racine and Frosh said they will seek the disclosure of Trump's personal tax returns to better understand the extent of the president's foreign business interests. Read More »

Three questions raised by the Comey hearings

Lawyer Marc Kasowitz will file the complaint with the Justice Department's inspector general and will also make a "submission" to the Senate Judiciary and Senate Intelligence committees about Comey's testimony , said the source, who declined to be identified because the matter was not public. Read More »

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Mueller , who was appointed by the Justice Department in May to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey , has built a team of formidable legal minds who've worked on everything from Watergate to Enron. It's unclear whether the president could override those rules and order Rosenstein to fire Mueller . He said the President had lied that the FBI was in disarray, and that Mr Trump wanted assurances he would be "loyal" and that he himself was not under investigation . Read More »

Deputy, husband turn selves in after murder charge

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The widow of a 24-year-old man who was strangled outside of a Crosby restaurant last month appeared Thursday before a Harris County grand jury, a day after more than 150 protesters marched through downtown Houston to protest how the case has been handled. Read More »

Trump's legal team to file complaint on James Comey

When your boss asks you to do something shady, do you get in his face or do you say nothing and ignore him in hopes that he won't ask again - especially if what he's asking isn't clearly illegal? Standing next to the Romanian president, Trump argued that it wouldn't have made sense to demand Comey's loyalty. Read More »

Foo Fighters to Christen New Washington, DC Venue The Anthem

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Dave Grohl , the former drummer of Nirvana who started the Foo Fighters in 1994, played at the 9:30 Club's original location on F Street with Nirvana and then at its current V Street location with the Foo Fighters . -based independent promotions company which had a 30-year lease on the new property. The forthcoming venue has a capacity of at least more than double the 9:30 Club-depending on how the stage is set up, it can accommodate between 2,500-6,000 people, versus the 9:30 Club's 1,200. Read More »

Trump wants 'expedited hearing' on 'watered down travel ban'

WASHINGTON-The president of the United States is now attacking his own policy. A travel ban isn't needed to start assessment and improvement of our vetting procedures. Trump said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer USA assistance as the British government works to protect its citizens and bring the guilty to justice. Read More »

Eric Trump blasts Democrats as inhumane: 'I've never seen hatred like this'

President Donald Trump's son Eric has long assured donors that his eponymous foundation uses Trump Organization "assets 100 percent free of charge", ensuring more of their money goes straight to helping kids suffering from cancer. Those expenses, which may experts say were impossible to justify, often went into the pockets of the Trumps through space rental and other business outputs, or were sent to other charities who also rented Trump properties to hold their own events. Read More »

Tick-Tock: EU Pressing Hard to Start Brexit Talks Immediately

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She also backed Labour, though the Conservatives took the seat from the Scottish National Party. One minister told The Sun: "She is going to limp on like a lame duck". There was little sympathy for May from some Europeans. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted Guy Verhofstadt, the former Belgian premier who is the European Parliament's point man for the Brexit process. Read More »

Inmates escape from Oklahoma jail for 2nd time

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The New York Daily News reported that one of the inmates who escaped on Monday morning, Jeremy Irvin, 32, has been charged with committing first-degree murder. Two of the escapees escaped from the same jail just three months earlier, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said. 'There's an area between the ceiling and probably about a 10-foot wall. Read More »

Kerala University Degree First Allotment 2017 Results Released Check @admissions

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For to check UG First Allotment Results 2017 Kannur Kerala , first, the candidate log on to the official website with their Application Id and password. The Candidates have requested to pay university fee within the given date upto June 17 only. However, if the students who had not satisfied with the first allotment can wait for the second allotment which is done on 19th June 2017. Read More »

Comey to Testify Publicly Next Thursday - Unless Trump Blocks Him

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Within a week of James Comey's shock firing, Robert Mueller was appointed on May 17 as special counsel designated by the Justice Department to lead the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the USA 2016 election. Watch live in the player above.But Trump himself has repeatedly said that the Russian Federation probe was on his mind when he removed Comey. "Well, this is just another load of nonsense", Putin said on NBC News' Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly , when asked whether ... Read More »

Will the Comey 'bombshell' result in the impeachment of Donald Trump?

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Trump had reportedly pressured Comey earlier in the year to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security advisor, who was sacked after lying about the nature of his conversations with a Russian ambassador. Only two presidents in USA history, Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, have ever been impeached, but both were acquitted of any convictions. " Impeachment by Congress is the solution". Read More »

Judge orders Justice Department hand over Sessions' clearance forms showing Russian contacts

Over the weekend, he announced a change. Now, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify for those subcommittees in Sessions' place , while the AG testifies for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. This is the first time he will be speaking under oath about the nature of his discussions with Russian officials, and if he answers honestly, he may be able to at least end the speculation about the number and details of his meetings. Read More »

Another US appeals court refuses to revive Trump travel ban

Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, based in Virginia. Earlier this month, Trump doubled down on his rhetoric that appeared to have cost him in the 4 Circuit's ruling . The ruling said that Trump's order "does not provide a rationale explaining why permitting entry of nationals from the six designated countries under current protocols would be detrimental to the interests of the United States". Read More »

Decision Time for Virginia Primary Voters This Week

Virginians are set to head to the polls Tuesday to pick a Republican and Democratic candidate in the closely watched race for governor. In the Republican gubernatorial primary, Gillespie faces Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chair Corey Stewart and state Sen. Read More »