Former Trump security aide was Russian Federation blackmail risk - ex

In response to questions from two Texas Republicans at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, Yates painted a picture of a White House that kept the Department of Justice out of the loop ahead of the executive order's release. The hearing came hour... More..

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White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote

The President congratulated and thanked House Speaker Paul Ryan and praised House Republicans for coming together. But Priebus said Republicans are funding those pools. The freshmen Republican represents ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

South Koreans vote for new president

South Korea's presidential candidate Ahn Cheol-soo of the People's Party comes out of a polling booth to cast his ballot for presidential election at a local polling station in Seoul, South Korea , on May 9, ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans

Joining Gillibrand at a news conference Sunday was Erin Schick, who was working on her master's degree at Columbia University when she came down with something . Republicans were able to define Obamacare as ne...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Climate talks under shadow of Trump threats

Ivanka Trump will head a review of United States climate change policy even as President Donald Trump considers pulling the U.S. out of a global emissions-cutting deal. At U.N. negotiations that began on Mond...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Cops in shooting death of Alton Sterling aren't off the hook yet

The two officers who will now have to answer to the State of Louisiana in regard to these criminal charges are Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II, who are currently on administrative leave. Salamoni's attorney,...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

The Migration Policy Institute estimates that Texas is home to more than 1.4 million people who are in the country illegally, including 71,000 living in the San Antonio area. The Texas Senate has voted to autho...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Jordan Edwards shooting: Texas police change account of death

The Balch Springs Police Department fired Officer Roy Oliver Tuesday, May 2, after he fired his rifle into a vehicle full of teens as they left a party Saturday evening. In a story May 3 about the Dallas subu...More..

Trump Administration Defends Travel Ban in Appeals Court
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump Administration Defends Travel Ban in Appeals Court

The White House says restricting visitors from six majority Muslim countries protects national security. Three judges, Robert King , Henry Floyd and James Wynn, all nominated by Democrats, directly quoted ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Former Bachelor Chris Soules Arrested

He is a fourth generation farmer and graduated from the University of Iowa with a major in agricultural studies. Later the driver died. According to police, the former star of The Bachelor - who is from Ar...More..

Trump to visit Saudi Arabia and Israel in first foreign trip
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump to visit Saudi Arabia and Israel in first foreign trip

The president will stop in Rome to meet the pope before heading to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and then returning to Sicily for a meeting of the leaders of the Group of Seven indust...More..

Man to be charged in murder of 2 Boston doctors
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Man to be charged in murder of 2 Boston doctors

When police officers responded to the 911 call, the victims were found bound and dead. Friends, colleagues, and family of the victims said they knew of no association with Teixiera, although officials have sa...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes

Even conservative Republicans, like Louisiana Sen. Why did Ryan , who rose to prominence on the wings of wonkery, force this bill through the House with only passing review? "It's up to the Senate to mak...More..

President Trump Vows To Never Infringe On Right To Bear Arms
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

President Trump Vows To Never Infringe On Right To Bear Arms

Donald Trump has been the first United States president-in-office to participate in this NRA annual Leadership Forum since former Ronald Reagan's administration (1981-1989). NRA officials preceded Trump to the ...More..

First Confederate monuments removed in New Orleans
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

First Confederate monuments removed in New Orleans

SC took down the Confederate flag from its statehouse soon after. Yeah, this defense of Robert E. Lee could really cost you among the Trump supporters you are trying to court in a Southern-state Republican ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

White House climate change meeting postponed

The conflicting signals suggested the administration was trying to keep its options open while Trump decides whether to withdraw, a move the global community would strongly oppose. The Paris accord, signed by a...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

18 frat members, frat, charged in Penn State student's death

This story originally appeared on USA TODAY College . Beta Theta Pi received a permanent ban from Penn State as well. Piazza fell down the stairs accidentally, his blood alcohol content somewhere betwe...More..

2 doctors found dead in penthouse likely knew killer
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

2 doctors found dead in penthouse likely knew killer

Officers later apprehended him outside the building and transported him to the hospital. Authorities now believe that one officer responded by firing his weapon, then other officers also fired their guns. His n...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

New York jail watchdog stripped of duties for spying on investigators

Last week, the DOI accused embattled Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte, Kuczinski and other top correction officials of using their city cars to take personal trips out of town. Mayor de Blasio previously st...More..

Trump Blasts 'Fake News' Media on Healthcare Coverage
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump Blasts 'Fake News' Media on Healthcare Coverage

House Republicans got the monkey off their backs. On Sunday, he urged Republican senators to not fail the American people. "We also recognize that there is much work to be done on the bill in the Senate, and ...More..

Yates dubs Trump's first travel ban as 'unlawful'
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Yates dubs Trump's first travel ban as 'unlawful'

Yates recounted her January 26 conversation with the Trump's White House counsel in which she warned about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. "I did my jo...More..

Republican health care plan would leave states on the hook
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Republican health care plan would leave states on the hook

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell over the weekend said he does not expect help from Democrats as the upper chamber tries to pass its own version of the legislation. Someone must be lying about health care ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

A spokesperson for the governor claimed the move was an effort to reach people directly where they're consuming news. Texas pushed to the forefront of national debate over immigration Sunday night when Repub...More..

Arkansas denies inmate suffered before execution
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Arkansas denies inmate suffered before execution

Kenneth Williams' 21-year-old daughter, Jasmine Johnson, and her young daughter traveled to Varner Supermax, in Grady, using plane tickets purchased for them by the family of Michael Greenwood, whom Williams k...More..

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates, a Barack Obama appointee who was sacked by Mr Trump early in his presidency, made the disclosure during hotly-anticipated testimony before the Senate Judiciary Commit...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Obamacare Replace: What the Senate Should Fix

And that was in a chamber Republicans control 238-193. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., plans to move forward under special procedures that allow legislation to pass with a simple majority vote,...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Health care debate shifting over to Senate

We're going to draft our bill, and I'm convinced we will take the time to do it right". However, despite the hard work of Ryan, President Donald Trump and other Republicans in the House, the AHCA is not yet l...More..

White House downplays Trump's praise for Australian healthcare
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

White House downplays Trump's praise for Australian healthcare

Trump has in the past expressed affection for government-run systems that provide universal coverage. Just hours after House Republicans passed a health care bill that has been almost universally derided fo...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Storms in US South and Midwest Kill at Least 14

ATLANTA (AP) - Parts of the U.S. Midwest and South braced for more flooding and possible tornadoes Monday following a weekend of deadly torrents and powerful winds that claimed at least 15 lives. At least 55 ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

May Day marchers rage against Trump's immigration policies

Police said on Twitter Monday that anarchists destroyed a police vehicle, damaged numerous windows and property, started fires in the streets and attacked police. Around the world, union members traditionally...More..