James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey , who was the former public face of the FBI, was previously applauded by Trump for his handling of the investigation into Clinton's private email server. But just days later, Trump criticized Comey for "protecting" Clinton, despite the FBI's... More..

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Two Chicago cops shot, wounded in drive-by
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Two Chicago cops shot, wounded in drive-by

The officers were released from Stroger Hospital on Wednesday after receiving treatment for non-life threatening wounds. The suicide rate of Chicago police officers is 60 percent higher than the national a...More..

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AGs call for independent probe into Russia

Comey during an active investigation "a violation of the public trust". And today in West Baltimore, Senator Chris Van Hollen echoed the senior congressman as he, too, is familiar with Rosenstein's career i...More..

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Arkansas Deputy Killed at Traffic Stop

Mainhart and two other women. Authorities allege that Bowden shot and killed the deputy during the traffic stop. The ruling this week by a MA judge vacating Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction has angered the...More..

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James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Panel

And the standard dose of gratuitous media bashing will confirm for Trump loyalists that only inside-the-Beltway elitists care about any of this. At first, a Justice Department memo released by the White House...More..

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Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

Earlier in the week, the district attorney's office announced the speed of the train was responsible for the derailment but evidence was inconclusive that the train operator should be charged with a criminal of...More..

Fox News, pledging new culture, ousts another symbol of old one
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Fox News, pledging new culture, ousts another symbol of old one

Some at Fox believed Shine gave the network stability and continuity as it was buffeted by the Ailes and O'Reilly episodes. Ailes departure was followed by Fox News heavyweight Bill O'Reilly, who departed the c...More..

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Trump says 'his decision' to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, calls him 'showboat'

As for Comey, he was speaking to agents at the FBI's field office in Los Angeles when news of his firing broke. The New York Times echoed that report , noting that Trump was broadly irked by his inability ...More..

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Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

Justice Department officials said the decision to fire Comey was based on the conclusion that he had treated Hillary Clinton unfairly in his investigation into her email scandal during the 2016 presidential ele...More..

HHS sec'y: $1T proposed Medicaid cuts gives states freedom
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

HHS sec'y: $1T proposed Medicaid cuts gives states freedom

House Democrats and their Senate colleagues have criticized Trump's budget and its proposed cuts from HHS, which would likely serve as a blow to the National Institutes of Health's research and public health ef...More..

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Trump has now admitted he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation

Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, also released a statement today endorsing an independent investigation and referenced an April 21 interview with NBC's Chuck Todd in which he "bemoaned the politicization" of th...More..

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Trump and the White House Can't Get Their Comey Stories Straight

In other news, I keep misspelling "Comey" as "Comedy" because while irony is mortally wounded, it's not quite dead. What I'm trying to say is, "Natasha, you're bugging me right now and if you're sad, Count Co...More..

LA Peace Festival Marks 25th Anniversary Of Rodney King Riots
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LA Peace Festival Marks 25th Anniversary Of Rodney King Riots

The statement - written by representatives of the Anti-Defamation League, the Los Angeles Police Department, and Korean-American and African-American organizations - denounced hatred and xenophobia. Los Angeles...More..

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Sturgeon: Public sector 'vulnerable' to cyber attacks

Payments were demanded for access to be restored. It stems from a bug that exploits a vulnerability in Windows for which Microsoft released a patch. Minister for Communications Denis Naughten said it is an un...More..

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Trump's Dismissive, Disingenuous Approach To Russian Probes

But he is only doing so to distract from the inescapable fact that the President has fired the director of the FBI while the FBI is carrying out an active criminal investigation into his inner circle. The Senat...More..

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Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks

Comey. Later Friday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeatedly refused to say whether Trump secretly recorded his conversations with Comey - or has done so with any other White House visitors, includ...More..

Bill Nelson amps up fundraising call ahead of Senate AHCA Vote
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Bill Nelson amps up fundraising call ahead of Senate AHCA Vote

We need to make sure our Representatives in the House know how we feel about their votes - whether positive or negative - and we need to start applying the same pressure to our Senators now. As WCBS 880's Mik...More..

US reports another drop in arrests at Mexico border
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

US reports another drop in arrests at Mexico border

The number of apprehensions is generally seen as an indicator of overall flow: the more people who are apprehended, the more people likely also made it across undetected. It happened last week when the woman ...More..

Nadal to face Djokovic in semi-finals — Madrid Open
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Nadal to face Djokovic in semi-finals — Madrid Open

It was the Serbian's first match since announcing a split with his entire coaching staff last week, but he appeared unfazed as he took the first set 6-1 at La Caja Mágica. The 13-time major victor beat Nicolas...More..

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Los Angeles throws down gauntlet to Paris in 2024 hosting battle

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is considering plans to hold events in Mexico should his city be awarded the 2024 Olympic Games, he revealed here today. Garcetti has said a "transport revolution" was underway ...More..

Spicer could be out after debacle defending Trump
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Spicer could be out after debacle defending Trump

Who was that moderating the White House Press Briefing Wednesday afternoon? When White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders held her first press conference last week, journalists in attendanc...More..

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Trump Signs Executive Order Launching Voter Fraud Commission

So tell us about the executive order that establishes the presidential advisory commission on election integrity. "The President's "Election Integrity" Commission is purpose-built to encourage and enable ...More..

Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing
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Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing

Spicer said that if Obama "was seriously concerned" about Flynn's connections to Russian Federation or other foreign countries, he should have withheld Flynn's security clearance. The presence of her co-witness...More..

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Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell plans to move forward under special procedures that allow legislation to pass with a simple majority vote, instead of the 60 usually required for major bills in the Senate...More..

Texas considers banning trans athletes after Mack Beggs wins state wrestling title
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Texas considers banning trans athletes after Mack Beggs wins state wrestling title

Previously, the UIL did allow athletes to take steroids, like testosterone, as long as the medication is "dispensed, prescribed, delivered and administered by a medical practitioner for a valid medical goal", a...More..

Former Congresswoman Guilty on 18 Fraud Charges
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Former Congresswoman Guilty on 18 Fraud Charges

Brown was convicted on several charges, including conspiracy, mail fraud, and filing multiple false tax returns. A few supporters shouted, "We love you, Corrine!" and "Keep the faith!" as she silently made her ...More..

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With tough sentencing policy, Atty. Gen. Sessions pledges redoubled war on drugs

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' wide-ranging new crackdown on drug offenders could exacerbate one of America's most persistent public health tragedies: the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic that's been ravag...More..

Kirkersville Shooting: Three Dead, Including Police Chief, at Ohio Nursing Home
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Kirkersville Shooting: Three Dead, Including Police Chief, at Ohio Nursing Home

A shooting at a nursing home in OH left four people dead on Friday morning. According to WBNS-10TV, the gunman is Thomas Hartless. After the gunman shot the police chief, the two hostages ran away and were no...More..

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White House denies Trump asked Comey for loyalty pledge

While it's unclear if such "tapes" really do exist, the president's tweet has many wondering if it's legal for Trump to tape his conversations with Comey ? Senate Intel Committee Ranking Member Mark Warner s...More..

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

Mr Trump hit back by dismissing suggestions that his team colluded with Russian Federation as a "hoax", and calling the congressional investigations into Russia's interference in the United States election a ...More..