Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests in Chicago, across US

Both sides chanted their slogans, with the protestors claiming they were standing for human and women's rights while the counter protestors declared that Muslims were welcome in the community. Refuse Fascism, a coalition of activists advocating confr... More..

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by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

The next day after Comey's testimony , Trump also commented it on via Twitter. It's safe to say that it's not just Democrats, but the general public who would be eager to see the president appear before ...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Donald Trump himself even claimed on Friday that he didn't tell Comey to drop the investigation. The question is at the heart of a legal debate a day after Comey disclosed during closely watched congress...More..

Will not surrender independence of foreign policy
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Will not surrender independence of foreign policy

We are a platform for peace not terrorism. Iranian officials said Sunday that tonnes of vegetables had been sent from Iran to Qatar since the measures were taken against it. "Qatar wants to keep all optio...More..

Police Rescue Victim From Serial Killer's Storage Unit
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Police Rescue Victim From Serial Killer's Storage Unit

Once inside, they made their way to the back, where they discovered the victim chained at her neck. In a Spartanburg courtroom, he was sentenced to seven consecutive life sentences in prison, plus 60 more yea...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

What did we learn from Comey's testimony before Congress?

Trump himself tweeted on Friday morning that he feels "totally vindicated" by Comey's admission that he did tell the president on a number of occasions that Trump personally was not then a target of an F...More..

Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

I think anyone that hangs that hat on anything coming out of this administration is a bigger fool than that man running the country and I understand the proportion of foolery we are dealing with, which is why I...More..

Store Owner Feels Blessed Selling Winning Powerball Ticket
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Store Owner Feels Blessed Selling Winning Powerball Ticket

And he said his family hadn't yet made plans on how to spend the 1 million dollars of compensation they will be awarded for selling the winning ticket. The cash prize would be $279.1 million. It had been esti...More..

Intelligence Chiefs Won't Discuss Private Conversations With Trump In Open Hearing
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Intelligence Chiefs Won't Discuss Private Conversations With Trump In Open Hearing

Both declined repeatedly to discuss their conversations with Trump, answering in general terms. Coats came closest to directly responding to a question: "I have never felt pressure to intervene or interfere i...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Is a SCOTUS victory on travel ban in Trump's future?

The ACLU, which frequently speaks out against Trump's travel ban in courts, said on Twitter that it may use Trump's tweets about the ban in its argument at the Supreme Court . "These tweets may make some ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

'Nonsense': Powerful Republican denounces White House information shut-out

President Trump began the week by taking to Twitter to criticize London's mayor, his own Justice Department , and the media. President Donald Trump sought comfort in the figurative embrace of his evange...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

In New York and Chicago, a few dozen anti-Sharia demonstrators were also outnumbered by counter-protesters. The so-called " March Against Sharia " was organized by ACT for America, a right-wing grassroots organ...More..

Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'

Trump offered in the days after firing him. "I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter", Comey said under oath. Former FBI Director James Comey came to the Senate inte...More..

Conservatives say they're losing health care bill fight
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Conservatives say they're losing health care bill fight

Sen. Rob Portman has joined with other Republicans in pushing for a compromise to gradually reduce federal dollars for Medicaid expansion in OH and other states. Senate leaders have signaled they may have...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump to Take Questions at News Conference One Day After Comey Testimony

There was "no collusion, no obstruction" of justice, Trump said, adding that Comey is "a leaker". In the immediate aftermath of Mueller's appointment, several key Senate Republicans, like Lindsey Graham o...More..

President Trump's tweets are official statements, White House
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

President Trump's tweets are official statements, White House

Reports indicate that the president may live-tweet during former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's testimony on Thursday about possible misconduct by the White House and connections ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

What Climate Accord Withdrawal Means for Law Firms and Clients

Trump's administration reversed Obama's moratorium on leasing federal lands for coal mining, joined with Congress to kill protections of streams from coal mining waste, stopped tracking the federal government's...More..

Islamic law rally by Chicago Trump building
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Islamic law rally by Chicago Trump building

Around 300 counter-protesters turned up, according to the paper. More than 100 protesters roamed the streets of South Lansing, voicing their opinions on Sharia law ...a law that defines the Islamic religion....More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

With Controversies Heating Up, Trump's Tweets Remain Inane Ramblings

The rapid response to former FBI Director James Comey's sharp criticism of President Donald Trump didn't come from the president but his oldest son. This might not matter if he weren't also the sitting pres...More..

Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey

Comey testified on Thursday that Lynch ordered him to echo the Clinton campaign's "inaccurate" talking points on the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state. CO...More..

Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

On Friday, May 27, Goodwin announced on Twitter that he would eat his new book about the Brexit vote if the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn polled at 38 percent or higher. Though Goodwin did not eat ...More..

Seager Gets Walk-off Double In Dodgers' 5-4 Win Over Reds
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Seager Gets Walk-off Double In Dodgers' 5-4 Win Over Reds

Justin Turner stepped to the plate in his first at-bat since coming off the disabled list and immediately hit a two-run homer. The Dodgers blew a lead in the middle innings, but the end result was still fami...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Sessions had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before a Senate panel chaired by Shelby. However, when asked directly if he believed President Trump had colluded with Russia, Mr Comey ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

Hernandez died three days after the May 28 confrontation that he had with the Thompsons outside the Denny's restaurant in Sheldon, 17 miles (27.36 kilometers) northeast of Houston . Thompson's attorney said he...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; 1 killed, others injured

A church bus crash in Fulton County, Georgia , killed a 17-year-old girl and injured 37 others Thursday afternoon. "She earned all the money to go and share Christ with children of Botswana", said her moth...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump Says He May Soon Reveal Whether Tapes Exist of Comey Conversations

When Trump was asked whether he himself would be willing to testify under oath , he said "100%". "I hope you can let this go", Trump told Comey , according to the memo. Trump didn't answer a que...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

Two of the nation's top intelligence officials declined in a testy hearing Wednesday to discuss the specifics of private conversations with President Trump , refusing to say whether they had been asked to push...More..

Trump breaks silence, calls Comey a 'leaker'
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump breaks silence, calls Comey a 'leaker'

During a press conference, he added that he would give his version of events under oath. Donald Trump says he is "100 percent' willing to speak under oath about his conversations with ex-FBI chief James Co...More..

Cinderella Story: Aggies, Wildcats look to continue unlikely playoff runs
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Cinderella Story: Aggies, Wildcats look to continue unlikely playoff runs

The Aggies open up College World Series play against Louisville either next Saturday or Sunday . The Aggies, who squandered a 6-0 lead against upstart Davidson , won 7-6 on George Janca's two-out base...More..

Senate Committee Questions Intel
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Senate Committee Questions Intel

KING: Why are you not answering these questions? Even mild-spoken Sen. Angus King , I-Maine, got testy. Without being instructed by the White House to keep mum about their conversations with Trump, Coats ...More..