Mike Dubke: White House communications director quits

His departure comes amid White House plans for a larger strategic shake-up to tackle head-on allegations involving communication between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign. "Ultimately the best messenger is the president himself... More..

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by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Back Channels With Foreign Officials 'Regular Course of Business' - Connway

The administration had hoped Trump's nine-day turn in the worldwide spotlight would offer a respite from relentless coverage - marked by an endless barrage of explosive revelations - of an ever-widening probe i...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Spicer silent on questions over Kushner and Russian Federation

On follow-up, Spicer added, "I'm not going to get into what the President did or did not discuss, but what your question assumes are a lot of facts that are not substantiated by anything but anonymous sources t...More..

White House Communications Director Out
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

White House Communications Director Out

Axios , which first reported Dubke had quit, said his "departure is a reminder of how hard it is for newcomers to thrive in Trumpland". She said he would be back at the podium to brief reporters later today...More..

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns amid tensions
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns amid tensions

Dubke joined the White House communications team in February after campaign aide Jason Miller , Trump's original choice for communications director, withdrew. His appointment came with some criticism, as ...More..

Teen Thanks Defenders After Being Protected From Portland White Supremacist
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Teen Thanks Defenders After Being Protected From Portland White Supremacist

At that point, the three men tried to intervene. Mangum's mom, Dyjuana Hudson, says she owes everything to the two men that died and their now grieving families. Authorities are trying to determine if the OR ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Mother of Tamir Rice relieved officer fired

The officer who was with Loehmann when Rice was shot, Officer Frank Garmback , will be suspended for 10 days starting Wednesday - and will be required to attend additional tactical training - after being found...More..

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns, Kellyanne Conway says
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns, Kellyanne Conway says

In a resignation note to friends and colleagues, Dubke said it was his "distinct pleasure to work side-by-side, day-by-day with the staff of the communications and press departments". "I did not know Mike ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

White House Holds Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

Sources told ABC News that on May 15, three days before he resigned, Dubke, along with press secretary Sean Spicer and principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, met with President Trump. Previous...More..

Paris will host Olympics in 2024 before Los Angeles does in 2028
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Paris will host Olympics in 2024 before Los Angeles does in 2028

Officials from both Los Angeles and Paris have remained steadfast in their insistence that they're only bidding for 2024, but the Wall Street Journal reports the International Olympic Committee is willing to ...More..

Tiger Woods, 5 Other Celebrities Arrested For DUI
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Tiger Woods, 5 Other Celebrities Arrested For DUI

In this handout photo provided by The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, golfer Tiger Woods is seen in a police booking photo after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) May 29, 2017 i...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Tougher than ever, 90th National Spelling Bee underway

Edith, who plays piano and sings in her church's children's choir, out-spelled more than 50 competitors in March to win the 2017 Scripps Green Country Regional Spelling Bee in Tulsa. "That's a big part of it fo...More..

Police say eight dead in Mississippi shooting at US
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Police say eight dead in Mississippi shooting at US

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive aboard Air Force One at the end of his first worldwide trip as president, to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland May 27, 2017. Secretary of Homeland Sec...More..

Sheriff: Missing 1- year old located by authorities responding to aunt's overdose
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Sheriff: Missing 1- year old located by authorities responding to aunt's overdose

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing one-year-old boy and the 29-year-old woman he was last seen with. Her cousin, 29-year-old Jaquencie Hall of Marrero, was watching Jaydon. Inves...More..

Browns Linebacker Christian Kirksey Signs 4-year Extension
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Browns Linebacker Christian Kirksey Signs 4-year Extension

Finishing 2016 as the 22nd-ranked player at his position, Kirksey thrived against the run but was victimized in coverage. Kirksey also was named the team's Dino Lucarelli Good Guy Award victor for the profess...More..

Trump Blasts Germany on Trade, NATO: 'Very Bad for US'
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Trump Blasts Germany on Trade, NATO: 'Very Bad for US'

Merkel was hosting a press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she was asked whether Germany was looking towards Asia to develop relations, following her comments on Sunday that "Euro...More..

Reynolds to Lead Ag Trade Mission to China in July
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Reynolds to Lead Ag Trade Mission to China in July

This is an historic trip. Branstad's new position in the Trump administration was rooted in his personal friendship with China's president and she hopes Iowa can "cultivate and maximize" the relationship by pro...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Weiner Pleads Guilty to Federal Sexting Charge

Federal authorities said that Weiner started communicating with the teen in January 2016 through online text and video chat applications, sending her sexually explicit images and asking her to engage in sex...More..

Rochester Chipotle Locations Affected by Data Breach
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Rochester Chipotle Locations Affected by Data Breach

It has underperformed by 2.72% the S&P500. For the period ending on N/A, the company reported EPS for the quarter of $N/A. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.64 in Q4 2016. acquired a new stake in Chipotle...More..

TCU, Missouri games to be shown on CBS
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

TCU, Missouri games to be shown on CBS

The TCU football team's September 9 game at Arkansas will have a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and be televised on CBS. Fans who want to see TCU open its season against Arkansas won't have to dig through the TV guide to ...More..

Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature

Dayton was under heavy pressure from teachers, union members, immigrant groups, and even some DFL lawmakers to veto numerous budget bills. Yet DFL lawmakers say some of those bills would be worse for Minnesot...More..

Why Is Darrell Issa Up on the Roof?
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Why Is Darrell Issa Up on the Roof?

Issa told the San Diego Union-Tribune that he attempted to speak with the protesters, but they would not have a conversation with him. Spoke to a few people before the roof incident. Indeed, Levin did post a ph...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

Earlier, in late January, the president fired then-acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she instructed the Department of Justice not to defend Trump's Jan. Dubke said in a message to friends and associates...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

President Donald Trump spent his first day back from the G7 summit Sunday confronting, and seemingly downplaying, the new allegations against his son-in-law. In recent weeks, the president's relationship with...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Trump retweets report based on anonymous source after blasting anonymous sources

Trump said in a statement to The New York Times: " Jared is doing a great job for the country". The President has publicly come out in support of Mr Kushner, saying: "I have total confidence in him". M...More..

Man yelled racial slurs before machete attack
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Man yelled racial slurs before machete attack

He's being held on more than $1 million bond. Anthony Robert Hammond was arrested after he allegedly targeted numerous people with hate message and attacked an African-American man with a machete. Police set ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

Axios reported late Saturday , citing sources with direct knowledge of the situation, that Trump has already informed multiple people in the government, including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, that he int...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Town that denied mosque permit to pay Islamic group $3.25M

After 39 public hearings over the course of almost four years - during which the group was targeted by anti-Muslim vandalism, fliers and social media posts - the town voted unanimously in December 2015 to de...More..

Man suspected of kidnapping, killing 2 women in Los Angeles
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Man suspected of kidnapping, killing 2 women in Los Angeles

It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney who could comment. The teen's body, which had been wrapped in plastic bags and stuffed in a plastic container, was found on April 26, 2011, near the southboun...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump's policies weakened the West: German minister

A like-minded pro-European and multilateralist, Macron gives Merkel a reliable partner with whom she can move forward in Europe on issues like defence and security cooperation, migration and euro zone reform. A...More..