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Donald Trump, back on Twitter, complains of 'witch hunt'

Trump and his supporters will continue calling this a witch hunt, and shout Hillary and Obama's names because that's what they do. President Donald Trump on Thursday assailed the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel to investigate possible ties between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation, calling it "the single greatest witch hunt" in US history. Read More »

Penn State frat brother 'didn't know what to do' about unconscious pledge


McCann, along with 17 others, is now one of the brothers facing charges in the case. "You'll see how they were involved in varying degrees and how they contributed to Tim Piazza's death", Miller said. After the fall he was slapped in the face, shaken and thrown onto a couch, where he remained for most of the night, according to the grand jury report. Read More »

Former National Security Adviser Has Not Responded To Subpoena


Richard Burr of North Carolina. Burr noted later Thursday , though, that it's possible Flynn has not yet definitively decided whether he will comply with the subpoena or not. Emails, text messages, letters, phone records and information about financial and real estate holdings associated with Russian Federation were among the information requested by the committee. Read More »

Senior White House Aide 'Person of Interest' in Russia Probe

The open hearing has not yet been scheduled but will be held after Memorial Day. It says the president then told Russia's foreign minister and ambassador that he "faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". The New York Times reported a couple days after the firing that Trump demanded Comey pledge his loyalty during a private dinner in January, an account that Trump has partially denied, with the irresistible addendum that were he to have done that it wouldn't have been unethical. Read More »

Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays


On Friday morning, Rays manager Kevin Cash told MLB Network Radio that Ramos is "getting close" and will be catching bullpen sessions while taking batting practice over the weekend. Tampa Bay, however, continued to extend its lead as Morrison hit a two-run single to key a three-run outburst in the bottom of the fifth to make the score 9-4. Read More »

President Trump Signs $110 Billion Defense Agreement With Saudi Arabia

The United States has signed arms deals with Saudi Arabia worth 110 billion dollars, effective immediately, plus another 350 dollars billion over the next 10 years. More conservative women wear veils that also cover their faces, save for a slit that makes their eyes visible. This week, the Justice Department relented to pressure from Democrats and named former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the probe. Read More »

Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

Perhaps the Republicans retain control of the U.S. Senate, but that is hardly assured. What do you think of the latest poll suggesting that almost half of all Americans want to see Donald Trump impeached and do you agree or disagree that Trump should be impeached? "I rise today, Mister Speaker, to call for the impeachment of the president of the United States of America for obstruction of justice ". Read More »

Comey Agrees to Testify in Open Hearing Before Senate Intel Committee

Former FBI director James Comey believes that President Trump was trying to influence him and the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation, a source familiar with Comey's thinking told CNN on Saturday. Warner said he hopes Comey's testimony "will help answer some of the questions that have arisen" since President Donald Trump abruptly terminated Comey as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Trump basks in lavish Saudi welcome, escaping troubles in DC


At a later ceremony at the Saudi Royal Court, the king placed the Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud, the nation's highest civilian honour, around Mr Trump's neck. While most USA presidents make their first foreign trip to neighbouring Canada or Mexico, 70-year-old Mr Trump has opted instead for the Middle East and Europe. Read More »

Hahn shoots 64, takes lead at Byron Nelson

Matt Kuchar, Jhonattan Vegas of Venezuela and Jason Kokrak are two strokes back after carding 66s. Second-round leader Jason Kokrak, who led by five strokes after firing a 62 on Friday, moved in the wrong direction shooting a two-over 72 marked by a triple-bogey six at the par-three fifth hole. Read More »

Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

Rosenstein's appearance in the Senate was originally meant to allow him to explain why Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey last week, but the focus changed when Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel Wednesday night. The news that Rosenstein knew about Comey's firing before he wrote the memo could make the deputy attorney general a witness in Mueller's investigation, the Times noted. Read More »

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Resigning From Congress as of June 30

The 50-year-old Republican announced last month he would not seek a sixth term in 2018, surprising many in Congress and even his inner circle. An early favorite for the post emerged Thursday: Rep. Thursday, Mr. Gowdy released a statement saying he was talking to other members about the Chairmanship. The internal jockeying among House Republicans to succeed Chaffetz in that high-profile role kicked off Thursday, with at least three Oversight Committee members phoning members of the House ... Read More »

National Weather Service says tornado hit southeastern Greene County


National Weather Service meteorologist Jonathan Kurtz says thunderstorms will develop along a dry line on Thursday afternoon along the border of Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. The threat for flash flooding will increase with storms Friday . The highest risk for tornadoes will be in the Enhanced Risk of Eastern Oklahoma and West Central Arkansas. Read More »

Green calls for impeachment on floor of Congress

Impeachment is a three-part process outlined in the Constitution. The House of Representatives can not find the President guilty of anything. The definition is vague and has always been debated. Simply put, if the vice president and a majority of sitting Cabinet secretaries determine the president cannot "discharge the powers and duties" of his or her office, they can remove them. Read More »

Removal of 2nd Confederate statue in New Orleans to begin

The first memorial to be removed was an obelisk commemorating the Battle of Liberty Place , which was pulled down last month. Landrieu says he is holding firm, even after a march organized by monument opponents led to clashes with supporters outside the Lee statue on May 7. Read More »

Rex Tillerson Signs Declaration Calling Climate Change Threat To The Arctic

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday. "We are not going to rush to make a decision", he said. At the meeting, Secretary Tillerson recognized the Arctic Council as an indispensable forum for cooperation and affirmed that the United States will continue to be an active member as it transfers chairmanship of the Council to Finland. Read More »

Trump's Odds of Impeachment Just Spiked on the Betting Markets

Speaker, the American people are a part of this democracy". The US dollar effectively fell back to its election day level yesterday, Reuters reported , while gold made its biggest one-day percentage gain since June past year, as US stocks were sold off by investors jettisoning positions based on the belief Trump's policies would stoke economic growth. Read More »

Three Mississippi Teens Charged With Murder Of 6-Year-Old

According to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, this all started around 1 a.m. Authorities say Kingston was sitting in a silver 2000 Toyota Camry at the Kroger on I-55 in Jackson when someone stole it. He had no details on a motive, adding, "A 6-year-old kid, who does that?" About nine hours later, following a child-abduction alert and widespread publicity, a man reported the missing Toyota Camry was beside a dead-end road in the northern suburb of Gluckstadt. Read More »

Florida jobless rate dipped in April as state adds jobs

Gov. Asa Hutchinson's office reports the state added 11,000 jobs in April, and the labor force participation increased from the previous month. "Starting the year at 3.8 percent, the rate has decreased one-tenth of a percentage point each month to 3.5 percent in April". Read More »

White House says Trump will hold off on naming FBI director

Sen. One of the sources said President Donald Trump found the Democrat-turned-independent "agreeable" after meeting with him. "President Trump is keeping his promise", Lieberman, the former chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, told Business Insider in an interview. Read More »

James Comey to testify before US Senate intelligence committee

However, in an interview two days later with NBC's Lester Holt , President Trump stated that he was already planning to fire Comey regardless of any recommendation due to the Russian Federation investigation. Following additional calls from several members of Congress for Comey to testify, Comey reiterated his willingness, but until now there was no official commitment. Read More »

Sen. Angus King says Trump is on the road to impeachment

It still faces a potentially steep climb in the Senate, where Republicans hold a narrower majority. Publicly, the Kentucky Republican has taken the role of a sober, policy-driven Senate leader, eager to keep the institution operating and the party line prominent as Washington whirls. Read More »

Iran: New US Sanctions on Missile Work Show 'Ill Will'

The administration of US President Donald Trump chose to stick by a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers yesterday and continue waiving sanctions related to its atomic activities. Referring to Iran as "the number one terrorist state", the US president said the Middle Eastern country supplies money and weapons to terrorist groups. Read More »

Boy found dead in stolen car in Mississippi, 3 arrested


The license plate on the stolen Toyota Camry is HYX 783. UPDATE: 05/18/2017 12:58pm As the community mourns the death of a murdered child, police continue to search for a person of interest in the case after another was taken into custody earlier today. Read More »