Russian Banker Sergey Gorkov Dodges Questions About Kushner Meeting

Spicer's response came after reports that former FBI Director James Comey is prepared to testify that President Donald Trump pressured him to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . President Trump, who ... More..

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House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Trump Advisers in Russia Probe

Nunes insists that his promise to let others "temporarily take charge" of the Russian Federation investigation doesn't extend to the unmasking issue. But Democrats have argued that Nunes should transfer subpoe...More..

12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Asked about her competitor, Rohan, Ananya said, "It was interesting to go back and forth for so many rounds". This was the second trip to the national competition for Vogoti, who won the Florida Times-Union ...More..

Cosby accuser calm and focused as trial nears, friends say
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Cosby accuser calm and focused as trial nears, friends say

His admission came in a deposition in a 2005 sexual abuse lawsuit brought against Cosby by Constand, a former Temple University basketball team employee. Steele attacked Castor over the decision in campaign a...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

WashPost: House Intel Committee Sought 'Unmaskings' Last Year

More troubling, Nunes - acting on his own - issued subpoenas to the CIA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency for information about Trump campaign officials who may have been ...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Comey Expected to Testify About Trump Conversations as Early as Next Week

According to CNN , Comey will soon meet with his predecessor, Robert Mueller , to discuss what the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director is and is not allowed to discuss in the Senate hearing. Comey...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words

Spicer said he thinks the president "is very pleased with his team", but he added, "Ultimately the best messenger is the president himself". But it remains unclear whether the president might envision them w...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Donald Trump's 'covfefe' tweet sparks a frenzy of speculation, and ridicule

Bossie told Fox News' Fox & Friends that the Trump administration has reached out to him but hasn't offered him a job yet. "If you stay on message, you stick to the script, you focus on policy, you drive ho...More..

Al Franken: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey to Quash Russia Probe
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Al Franken: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey to Quash Russia Probe

Democrats have said that Trump's conversations with Comey show that the president was trying to obstruct the FBI's investigation into Flynn, who is under scrutiny for calls he had with the Russian ambassado...More..

New Orleans Takes Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

New Orleans Takes Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee

On Friday, the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee became the last of New Orleans's four contested monuments to go, an end to more than 130 years of publicly honoring a man who embodied Southern pride an...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

White House Still Won't Say Whether Trump Believes Climate Science

Trump's decision Thursday to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Accord dealt a significant blow to the worldwide hopes of fighting climate change and prompted criticism from business leaders and foreign h...More..

Judge Considers Gun Permit Issue in Yanez Trial
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Judge Considers Gun Permit Issue in Yanez Trial

Starting about 40 seconds after the shooting , Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , streamed images of a bloody Castile on Facebook Live from the vehicle's passenger seat. As Castile began to retrieve his...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

For President Trump, drama often accompanies decisions

And so the Russians aren't gaining anything at all, in fact, from this Trump presidency being in place. He oversees a broad portfolio that includes improving care for veterans, fighting the opioid epidemic an...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Does Comey have one more bombshell to reveal on Russia-Trump collusion?

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, May 3, 2017, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation". Democrats accu...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Dem lawmakers press Kushner Companies on use of visa program

The pattern played out once again this week, with the president's return to the country marked by few engagements with the press but ample hype on social media. "I see him emotionally withdrawing". "I think M...More..

Chance of thunderstorms through weekend
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Chance of thunderstorms through weekend

High near 64. Southeast wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. Monday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. A flash flood watch remains in effect through 7 a.m. Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thundersto...More..

3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill

And while their top priority was finding out about the workers hurt in the blast, some also wondered what the explosion could mean for Cambria if the village loses one of its economic anchors. Commencement will...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

A veteran of the bipartisan commission that reviewed another Republican in the White House - Richard Nixon - and the Watergate scandal, Clinton said onstage at the Code Conference that lawmakers should have f...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Mayor, Governor Vow to Do More on Climate After Paris Accord Withdrawal

The American Coal Council said more than 90 percent of USA coal plants are equipped with advanced emissions controls, and that advances in technology will lead to further improvement. In 2008, MA lawmakers pa...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

TPP members agree to pursue deal without US

The meeting, which was held in Hanoi, Vietnam , was the biggest global trade gathering since U.S. President Donald Trump spoke of his "America First" trade policy - created to protect American jobs. after Ma...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier , center, departs after his sentencing hearing at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, June 2, 2017. Sandusky was not arrested until 2011 , af...More..

US Supreme Court sets deadline for travel ban filings
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

US Supreme Court sets deadline for travel ban filings

As the case "enjoins a formal national-security determination by the president of the United States" there is also a strong likelihood the court would want to take the case, he added. The first ban on January 2...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Putin Upbeat After Trump Withdraws US From Global Climate Agreement

At least two Republican governors announced Friday they were partnering with Democratic-run states to combat climate change after Trump's announcement sparked swift condemnation from academics, industry leaders...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Putin ridicules claims of meddling in United States vote

When asked about the meetings between Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and members of Trump's campaign team, Putin appeared frustrated and defensively laughed off the allegations. "We don't feel here that the ...More..

Woman says churchgoers told to lie about attack
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Woman says churchgoers told to lie about attack

Brooke Covington is the long-time minister at Word of Faith Fellowship Church in Spindale. The case argues that Fenner was leaving a prayer service in January of 2013 when almost two dozen people surrounded h...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump's biggest goals at risk as Kushner is sucked into probe

James Pfiffner, an expert on White House organization and a professor at George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government, told Business Insider. Likewise, they claim Jared was the only senior ...More..

What we know - and don't know - about Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

What we know - and don't know - about Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts

Monday: The New York Times reported that Kushner met in December with Putin associate Sergey Gorkov, the head of a Russian bank subject to us sanctions, in the interest of establishing a back channel with the...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Paris agreement: what does China think?

The Least Developed Countries (LDC) group, representing almost one billion people in the 48 poorest countries in the world, expressed disappointment at the decision, but said global climate momentum will co...More..

Texas OKs requiring schools to teach sex abuse prevention
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Texas OKs requiring schools to teach sex abuse prevention

House Speaker Joe Straus , R-San Antonio, said his chamber won't negotiate further on the bathroom bill and that there is no need for a special session. House Republicans wanted to restore 75 percent of the ...More..

California commits to 100% renewables by 2045
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

California commits to 100% renewables by 2045

To the dismay of environmentalists, it fell eight votes short amid a force that even politicians in Sacramento are not immune to: industry opposition. Under the bill, candidates for US president would have to f...More..