Comey declined offer to talk to Senate intel panel

Initially, Trump's aides said the president acted simply at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. He spoke while sitting next to Henry Kissinger, President Nixon's former national security ad... More..

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Trump at Liberty University Bashes 'Critics' in First Commencement Address
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump at Liberty University Bashes 'Critics' in First Commencement Address

President Trump chose Liberty University for his first commencement speech as president. Newly elected US presidents often give their first commencement addresses at the University of Notre Dame, the countr...More..

Trump pushes religious freedom during Liberty University commencement speech
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump pushes religious freedom during Liberty University commencement speech

And while his endorsement of the real estate mogul was personal, Falwell's position as university president resulted in Liberty University becoming loosely entangled in Trump's campaign, which did not sit well ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump says will solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict in conference with Abbas

Trump said the Palestinians must speak with a unified voice - referencing the split between the Palestinian Authority, which controls the West Bank, and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip. Speaking through a...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

UNESCO votes to condemn Israel's sovereignty in Jerusalem

Last year, UNESCO approved a motion that endorsed the right of Palestinians to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound and slammed Israeli provocations around the holy site. Sweden was the only western country to support t...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump blasts Comey, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief contradicts president

In testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe contradicted Mr Trump's assessment of turmoil at the Federal Bureau of Investigation under Mr...More..

Trump signs executive order on religious liberty
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump signs executive order on religious liberty

On the National Day of Prayer , a time when people reaffirm their faith, President Donald Trump showed his through a new executive order . The order, timed for Thursday's National Day of Prayer, does not ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Sean Spicer Was 'Among' the Bushes, Not Hiding 'In' Them

Chief White House Advisor Bannon has stated in the past he is an admirer of Lenin, the founder of Russian Communism. He soon addressed more reporters, but only on the condition that he do so with lights and cam...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Sheriff: Ohio gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

Police say the suspect killed Kirkersville Chief Steven Eric Disario and two female employees at Pine Kirk Care Center. The gunman was also found dead. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is process...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Sad Mother's Day for family of slain Ohio nurse's aide

As early as April, Medrano's friends were trying to protect her from a man who they said regularly attacked her. She also told police Hartless "doesn't like police". Back in March, she said she helped rescue [M...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump says he could name FBI head by next week

Trump's comments about the search came as he traveled to Lynchburg, Va., to deliver the commencement address at Liberty University. The first candidate to arrive was Alice Fisher , a high-ranking Justice Dep...More..

Trump seeks to quickly replace sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump seeks to quickly replace sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Reporters also peppered Spicer with questions about whether Trump was recording in the Oval Office and Spicer responded that he had nothing further to say. Trump that he would always be honest with him, but tha...More..

Trump struggles to explain Michael Flynn controversy
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump struggles to explain Michael Flynn controversy

President Trump, who is facing a barrage of questions over why it took him so long to fire Michael Flynn as compared to FBI Director James Comey, has asserted that he didn't feel a sense of urgency in firing hi...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Relations warm between U.S. and Australia

US Senator Bernie Sanders quickly picked up on the remark that came after Trump's new bill passed by a handful of votes. Trump's own staff tried to clean up the comment on Friday, arguing that he meant it o...More..

Donald Trump Says He
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Donald Trump Says He "Can't Talk About" Tapes Of Comey Conversations

This was echoed by Mike Pence, who said Trump was acting on the Department of Justice recommendations. The New York Times reported that the president asked Comey in January to pledge loyalty to him, whi...More..

Mom of boy who killed himself vows he 'will be heard'
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Mom of boy who killed himself vows he 'will be heard'

Within 48 hours, he hanged himself in his bedroom, prompting an investigation by Cincinnati police. In a statement Friday to ABC News , Cincinnati Public Schools said, "Our hearts are broken by the loss of...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

US calls for stronger sanctions against N Korea

Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says he and his South Korean counterpart have agreed that dialogue for dialogue's sake with North Korea is meaningless in the wake of Pyongyang's latest missile test. Japa...More..

Hot, dry conditions vexing to firefighters — Georgia wildfire
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Hot, dry conditions vexing to firefighters — Georgia wildfire

A burn ban has been imposed for the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge , Baker County, Florida and Charlton County, Georgia. The West Mims Fire grew to more than 133,000 acres by Monday afternoon, pushing...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Pope Francis declares two Portuguese shepherd children saints in Fatima

Christians around the world are marking the Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter. "Our Lady also asks us to join in this battle of her divine Son,...More..

Trump lashes out at 'pathetic' critics
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump lashes out at 'pathetic' critics

In his speech at Liberty University, Trump reeled off his usual list of public speaking greatest hits; he made mentions of the large crowd he was speaking to, being a Washington outsider that is new to politics...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

United Kingdom government in dark over who is behind cyber attack

Russia's central bank on Saturday said that the country's banking system had been hit by a mass cyberattack, and a number of ministries and the railway system also reported attempted breaches. Meanwhile, NHS H...More..

Yellowstone: White wolf was shot; $5000 reward offered
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Yellowstone: White wolf was shot; $5000 reward offered

Park officials released preliminary necropsy findings for the animal on Thursday. After she was euthanized, her body was sent to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Forensics Laboratory in Ashland, Ore. The ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead

Minutes before a man killed the Kirkersville police chief and two employees of a nursing home, he took two passersby hostage in a wooded area behind the nursing home. Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who ...More..

KING: Comey calling Trump 'crazy' shows we've crossed the line
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

KING: Comey calling Trump 'crazy' shows we've crossed the line

Was Pence that far out of the loop? The Senate minority leader also asked whether it's true that he and Attorney General Jeff Sessions had met with President Trump with the White House on Monday, a day before...More..

No guns allowed at Trump's speech before NRA
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

No guns allowed at Trump's speech before NRA

Giffords, a Democrat, was shot in the head in a 2011 shooting in Tucson that left six people dead. And that on average, in one year, 2,647 kids die from gun violence. But for a sitting president to address th...More..

Senate Conservatives Push Back on New DOJ Sentencing Guidelines
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Senate Conservatives Push Back on New DOJ Sentencing Guidelines

In a speech on Friday, Sessions highlighted the rapidly increasing crime rates in US cities and pointed to drugs as the main cause. Sessions is ending Obama administration policies that told federal prosecu...More..

Kate Spade & Co (KATE) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.14 Per Share
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Kate Spade & Co (KATE) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.14 Per Share

According to Carl Stine, a partner at Wolf Popper LLP, "Based on Kate Spade's stock price in the months prior to the announcement of the deal, the proposed transaction appears to be unfair to Kate Spade'...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Boy, 8, beaten unconscious days before days before killing himself

Cincinnati Public Schools had originally refused to release the video after the Enquirer learned of its existence. On Friday afternoon, a handful of parents and others demonstrated outside Carson Element...More..

One of doctors killed in penthouse texted: 'gunman in house'
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

One of doctors killed in penthouse texted: 'gunman in house'

After a "violent struggle", according to police, he was arrested and taken to the hospital. Their hands were tied and throats cut, the paper said. Bolanos and Field were engaged and both were anesthesiologist...More..

Trump warns former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to the media
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump warns former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to the media

Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the course of the week, and threatened an end to regular White...More..