Party chairman to meet anti-abortion Democratic group

There has been an explosion of activism and energy after the election of Donald TrumpDonald TrumpKhizr Khan: "Offer for Trump to read the Constitution still stands Waters: "We don't have to think impeachment is out of our reach" Ossoff ad hits Han... More..

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Bernie Sanders: Trump Doesn't Understand Being President
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bernie Sanders: Trump Doesn't Understand Being President

Comey shared it with Federal Bureau of Investigation senior officials, according to sources. "When you sit in a room - and by the way exclude American media and only have Russian people coming in - and then y...More..

Turmoil grows over intel Trump leaked to Russian Federation
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Turmoil grows over intel Trump leaked to Russian Federation

We don't share what's classified, what's not classified, he said, adding that the real threat was from people leaking information to the press. John Cohen, an ABC News contributor and a former counterterrori...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump says it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

He was appointed by Federation Internationale de Football Association in 2012 to investigate World Cup bidding contests, then resigned after he said the global soccer organization had mischaracterized a lengthy...More..

Betsy DeVos booed while giving commencement speech in Florida
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Betsy DeVos booed while giving commencement speech in Florida

At the commencement, shown in the video above, DeVos opens her speech by thanking the university for "this great honor and privilege". Administrators at Bethune-Cookman thought that it would be a good idea to...More..

Gov. Edwards: Confederate statue bill unnecessarily divisive
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Gov. Edwards: Confederate statue bill unnecessarily divisive

Thomas Carmody's bill, but he called it "problematic" in its current form. House Speaker Taylor Barras, who supported the bill , said he's concerned that the issue's divisiveness could impact other debates. ...More..

Does anyone in Trump's White House have credibility?
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Does anyone in Trump's White House have credibility?

Speaking to reporters at the White House, McMaster refused to say whether Trump had shared classified information with the representatives from Moscow, falling back on a refrain that Trump's disclosures were "w...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Donald Trump slams critics and media at Coast Guard Academy

US President Donald Trump has complained that "no politician in history" has been treated worse as pressure mounted over his firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. The move followed a...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Special Counsel Mueller Has a History in Mass.

Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives, called Mueller "a respected public servant of the highest integrity". It immediately escalated the legal stakes - and the potential political...More..

Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man

Shelby said police training videos showed her that if suspects are allowed to reach into their vehicles, "they can pull out guns and kill you", which is why deadly force can be warranted. "We're going to break ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

More Republicans back independent probe of Trump-Russia ties

The fallout began this week following reports that Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to shut down a federal investigation into the president's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. He also cal...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US Senate panel demands Comey's memos and Trump's tapes as controversy escalates

However, if Trump had threatened to fire Comey unless he ended the Flynn investigation, that would rise to the level of possible impeachment, Turley told host Jon Scott. And the more righteous your fight, the m...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Top Republican senator invokes Watergate scandal after Comey memo emerges

Trump made the surprise move of firing Comey, head of an investigation into Trump and his campaign's alleged ties with Russian Federation, early last week. Where is the actual crime that they think they need a ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Democrat calls for President Donald Trump's impeachment in US House floor speech

A person familiar with the document says Comey wrote that Trump asked him to drop the bureau's investigation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. In a statement, Green said the president has "committed...More..

US Congressmen want Trump impeached for 'obstruction of justice'
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US Congressmen want Trump impeached for 'obstruction of justice'

Top Democrats said they don't have almost enough facts at this point to say whether or not Trump should be impeached and a number of Republicans continuing to drag their feet on the investigation. Comey repor...More..

Putin insists Trump did not pass secrets to Russia
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Putin insists Trump did not pass secrets to Russia

Ushakov said "any contacts" with the US president are "important" but he would not reply to the question whether the classified information that Trump reportedly shared with Lavrov and Kislyak was valuable fo...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises

Asked what he thinks of Trump presidency, Putin said it's up to the American people to judge but his performance can only be rated "only when he's allowed to work at full capacity", implying that someone is ham...More..

Republican Amash raises idea of impeachment
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Republican Amash raises idea of impeachment

Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had been forced out of his White House job the day before Trump's meeting with Comey over concerns about his contacts with Russian officials. The New York Times firs...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Maine's US Senators Speak Out in Wake of Comey Memo

He himself suggested that he had axed Mr Comey because he disliked the counter-espionage probe, which relates to Russia's efforts to rig the election a year ago in the president's favour and has cast aspersions...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

White House knew sacked adviser was under investigation

That conversation, and another one two days later between Flynn's lawyer and transition lawyers, shows that the Trump team knew about the investigation of Flynn far earlier than has been previously reported ...More..

Jury finds Oklahoma cop not guilty in shooting of black man
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Jury finds Oklahoma cop not guilty in shooting of black man

Shelby, who has been on unpaid leave, faces four years to life in prison if convicted. A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear past year when she killed an...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Around the same time, a tornado hit Barron County, Wisconsin. "They are working house to house, home to home, looking for people". Storm chances increase in the Dallas-Fort Worth area overnight, with damaging...More..

China's initiative promises new route to open trade
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

China's initiative promises new route to open trade

The article in the Global Times , which came after India skipped the Belt and Road summit on Sunday, said New Delhi's opposition to the project was "regrettable". The communique also urged countries that have ...More..

List of 18 defendants, charges in Penn State hazing death
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

List of 18 defendants, charges in Penn State hazing death

Ten of the defendants were arraigned Friday and were released on bail and the remaining defendants will be arraigned next week. 19-year-old Lars Kenyon of Barrington is being charged with recklessly endangeri...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Donald Trump signs executive order to establish voter fraud investigation

The President first raised the issue of voter fraud in a tweet late November after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emerged with almost 3 million more popular votes. I have seen examples and many cases...More..

USA airplane laptop ban could be extended to Europe
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

USA airplane laptop ban could be extended to Europe

Airlines told CBS News that they have begun making preparations for an extended ban, with Lufthansa saying in a statement that it "has internally evaluated different scenarios for possible enhancements to t...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

One killed, 25 injured as tornado hits Midwest US

He also said the storm destroyed 40 homes and damaged 50 to 75 others severely. "There were six to eight trailers in a row, now there's nothing there but debris", the sheriff said. But the Red Cross did hav...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Confederate Monument No. 3 Down, but 4th Won't Be So Easy

Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked in-depth Tuesday in an exclusive interview about the growing controversy over the removal of the four Confederate monuments in New Orleans . The fourth and final targeted monument i...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Supreme Court Rejects North Carolina Voter ID Case

Republicans in North Carolina and Texas moved to enact new voting measures after the Supreme Court in 2013 struck down a provision of the federal Voting Rights Act that had required them to get advance appr...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Two people died in a tornado in on Tuesday that took place in Wisconsin and Oklahoma . Other tornadoes in western Oklahoma and the eastern Texas Panhandle have downed power lines and utility poles, but t...More..