Dow hits intraday record after Comey testimony; pares gain later in day

Hours after Comey's public testimony, President Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz flat-out denied Trump ever asked Comey for "loyalty" and critized Comey for leaking his own memo. Comey's appearance was one of the most anticipated moments ... More..

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Trump reverses course in Qatar call

The diplomat did not provide evidence or details, but said the press had spoken of it. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said no one gave Arab nations the right to "blockade" his country, and that th...More..

Comey: FBI leadership withheld concerns about Trump interactions from Sessions
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Comey: FBI leadership withheld concerns about Trump interactions from Sessions

Comey, who was investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, said he had no doubt that Russia interfered with the election, but was confident that no votes had been altered. The ...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Did Jared Kushner Seek To Prevent Trump From Being Alone With Comey?

James Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, delivered a blistering, emotional opening statement before the Senate Intelligence Committee during his blockbuster Thursday hearing , taking ...More..

CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses Kathy Griffin at N.J. event
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses Kathy Griffin at N.J. event

However, members of the GOP insisted that he was trying to threaten Hyde. "What she did was wrong and President Trump and his family have every right to condemn it". I'll bite my tongue in print and not say...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Sessions Allies Angered by Spicer's Lack of Public Defense

In a letter addressed to Trump, his counsel, press secretary and social media director, the institute wrote on behalf of Holly O'Reilly and Joseph M. Papp, both of whom criticized the president on the social me...More..

Obama praises U.S. cities, states, for climate change stand
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Obama praises U.S. cities, states, for climate change stand

Jerry Brown told the AP that Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris agreement will ultimately prove to be just a temporary setback and noted China, several European countries and US states will...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Enviro groups sue EPA for moving to repeal fracking rules

No data exists from government or industry sources to back up the claim that the industry has seen such a dramatic surge in coal mining jobs over this time period. But "mining" refers to gas, oil, metal ores, c...More..

Comey's caution to meet Trump's tweets in Russia hearing
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Comey's caution to meet Trump's tweets in Russia hearing

Comey painted a vivid picture for senators of awkward encounters with Trump in seven pages of testimony. At the same time, Comey recalled that in a March 30 phone call, Trump asked Comey how to "lift the cl...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

GOP congressional candidate doesn't support 'livable wage'

June 7, 2017Karen Handel really blew it on that livable wage question . "Part of bringing fresh leadership and accountability to Washington is to openly and publicly debate the issues that matter most to G...More..

Former UNI & ISU Head Coach McDermott meets with Ohio State abou
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Former UNI & ISU Head Coach McDermott meets with Ohio State abou

Check back for updates on this developing story. Virginia Tech is primed to make back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances for the first time since the 1979-80 season, and seems to be in a better position in t...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

House Lawmakers Won't Vote On State Budget Before Session Ends

When those talks broke down, Senate Democrats chose to go it mostly alone, passing the bills they say they negotiated with Rauner and the Republcans. Regarding the $5.4 billion Senate bill to raise the state ...More..

Prosecution case nears end in Castile trial
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Prosecution case nears end in Castile trial

The shooting of the black motorist generated national attention when the aftermath was streamed live on Facebook . Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez , who's accused of fatally shooting Philando Cas...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump, distracted by boat during speech, waves and says 'Hello, captain!'

The infrastructure push comes as the White House seeks to refocus attention on core promises to boost jobs and the economy that Trump made a year ago during his presidential campaign. "The Chamber and the bus...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Televised Comey testimony billed as 'Super Bowl of Washington'

USA bars are offering US$5 (S$6.90) Russian vodka drinks, "impeachmint" cocktails and free drinks with every presidential tweet to draw crowds on Thursday to watch fired FBI Director James Comey's televise...More..

James Comey leaked information to press days after Donald Trump tweet
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

James Comey leaked information to press days after Donald Trump tweet

But his son Donald Trump Jr., aka Not-Ivanka No. 1, came to his papa's defense. "It confused me when I saw on television that the president said he actually fired me because of the Russian Federation inve...More..

James Comey's Opening Remarks: It's All About Him
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

James Comey's Opening Remarks: It's All About Him

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Comey's testimony was key to getting to the bottom of what happened in the 2016 election and beyond. Comey said he believed that is what T...More..

Was the SUV That Derek Fisher Crashed Registered to Matt Barnes?
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Was the SUV That Derek Fisher Crashed Registered to Matt Barnes?

TMZ reports that Barnes had given Govan the Cadillac Escalade involved in the crash for use with their two children. The vehicle that former National Basketball Association player and coach Derek Fisher wa...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

James Comey's testimony proves Trump obstructed justice, says senior legal analyst

The Senate Intelligence Committee posted Comey's explosive seven-page statement on its website Wednesday afternoon, ending speculation about what Comey would say to the panel on Thursday. "The administrat...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump tweets could create ethics headaches for DOJ lawyers: Frankel

President Trump tweeted on Monday that he prefers to call the measure a "travel ban" as opposed to "some politically correct term". "That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain unsafe countries, not some...More..

Authorities probe video of cops allegedly kicking bystander
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Authorities probe video of cops allegedly kicking bystander

According to the Jersey Journal , the 28-year-old man was the victim of a two-car crash as police chased 48-year-old Leo Pinkston. Several blocks later on Tonnelle Avenue, the fleeing driver crashed into a ut...More..

Defense chief Mattis seeks continuity in policy toward Asia
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Defense chief Mattis seeks continuity in policy toward Asia

China claims almost all of the South China Sea , despite partial counter-claims from Taiwan and several southeast Asian nations including the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam. The system could be use...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump heads to Ohio to talk infrastructure

But shortly after 9 a.m., the White House issued a new schedule that indicated, just like the first two days of "infrastructure week", there were other things on Trump's mind. "Wait until you see what I'm g...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

James Comey claims his moment at hearing

When asked about Comey's testimony in which he claimed that Trump asked him for loyalty and to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , Ryan claimed that Trump didn't know...More..

Trump's approval rating drops to new low
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump's approval rating drops to new low

Sixty-eight percent of voters said they thought Trump isn't levelheaded, including 32 percent of Republicans. The recently surveyed report suggest that Donald Trump's job performance rating hits a new low. Ac...More..

Melania Trump to relocate to DC next week
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Melania Trump to relocate to DC next week

Melania and Barron Trump are expected to move into the White House on June 14 now that the school year is over, Politico reported Wednesday evening, citing people familiar with the planning. Not exactly. ...More..

Gator struck, killed by private plane on airport runway
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Gator struck, killed by private plane on airport runway

Orlando Executive Airport's motto reads: "Orlando's original airport, where nobody lands you closer". Another pilot, Brad Pierce , posted a picture of the alligator while it was still lying on the runway. ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Nevada Democrats wrongly predict disaster over Paris Climate Accord pullout

Limit the amount of greenhouse gases emitted by human activity to the same levels that trees, soil and oceans can absorb naturally, beginning at some point between 2050 and 2100. Trump's decision to move out of...More..

USA pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

USA pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests

North Korea fired off what appears to be a ballistic missile, Yonhap News Agency reported Monday, citing the South's military. The missile reportedly flew 280 miles before exploding in the Sea of Japan. "Tha...More..

Fmr. FBI Director James Comey's prepared testimony released
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Fmr. FBI Director James Comey's prepared testimony released

Trump fired Comey in May. Describing his first meeting with then-President-Elect Trump, Comey says the Intelligence Community (IC) was aware that media possessed unverified material they would imminently rep...More..