At Least 2 Dead, Dozens Injured After Tornadoes Hit Wisconsin, Oklahoma

Elk County Schools announced that all Wednesday classes are canceled . Meanwhile to the northwest, residents in Barron County are trying to move forward after a tornado leveled most homes in a trailer park near Chetek (sheh-TEK'). One person died ... More..

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Officials Assess Damage After Elk City Tornado
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Officials Assess Damage After Elk City Tornado

The enhanced F-scale runs from EF0 to EF5. "My roof actually flew right off and we had to gather up the pieces and piece it back together on top of the roof so it wouldn't be leaking in", Osgood said. A mobil...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Graham: 'No Evidence of Collusion Between the Trump Campaign and the Russians'

Comey apparently kept memos of his interactions with top officials and he reportedly wrote that during a conversation with Trump in February, the president said of the Flynn investigation, " I hope you can let ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump slams Comey, once more dismisses Russian Federation probe as "witch hunt"

A sense of fatigue and despondence has set in as White House officials wait for new balls to drop. "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" wrote Mr Trump, ignoring impeac...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Senate intel panel wants Comey to appear

The president doesn't want to waste time on dissenting opinions. Striking a defiant stance, he added: "You can't let the critics and the naysayers get in the way of your dreams". What anxious many in Washin...More..

MI woman killed in Times Square crash that injured 22
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

MI woman killed in Times Square crash that injured 22

Television footage showed police officers restraining a man in a dark T-shirt and placing him in a police auto. "He didn't stop. He just kept going", he said. He said he looked out and saw what appeared to be...More..

Betsy DeVos was booed today as she gave a commencement address
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Betsy DeVos was booed today as she gave a commencement address

In the week and a half since the historically black university announced DeVos would be delivering the address, protest petitions drew thousands of signatures and calls for the school president's resignati...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Four candidates for FBI director job to be interviewed after Comey firing

Mr Trump sought to play down his Russian Federation connections in the interview. "Nobody on the campaign that I know has colluded with the Russians". A spokesman for Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump slams Russian Federation probe as 'witch hunt'

After Rosenstein's announcement, Donald Trump responded: "As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign ent...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

2 killed in tornadoes in Wisconsin and Oklahoma; 25 hurt

The National Weather Service (NWS) said the storm started late Tuesday afternoon in Wisconsin into the evening, then tracked into the panhandle of Oklahoma and before heading to Kansas. In Wisconsin doz...More..

Derby winner Always Dreaming gets fourth post for Preakness
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Derby winner Always Dreaming gets fourth post for Preakness

So, it's most likely Always Dreaming again, but hard to like him at 4-5 or so. “Hopefully, they both have good trips, break good and it could be interesting, ” said Mark Casse, who trains Classic Empire . ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump denies asking Comey to end Flynn investigation

He referenced Comey's misstatement that Hillary Clinton adviser Huma Abedin had forwarded "hundreds and thousands" of emails to her husband Anthony Weiner, when Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said it...More..

Flags at half staff to mark National Peace Officers Memorial Day
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Flags at half staff to mark National Peace Officers Memorial Day

This comes after he gave a full-throated support to the men and women in blue earlier on Monday at 36th annual National Peace Officers's Memorial Service where he defended police officers from "unfair defamatio...More..

Chris Cornell: Audioslave and Soundgarden singer dies aged 52
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Chris Cornell: Audioslave and Soundgarden singer dies aged 52

Music lost a legend on Wednesday, May 17, when rocker Chris Cornell died at the age of 52. "Police made the location with EMS, and he was pronounced dead at the scene", the Detroit Police Department's director ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

There's now one confederate monument that's still slated for removal: the statue of Robert E. Lee. The statue was first erected in 1911 and commissioned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. It's an image...More..

1 in 6 newlyweds' spouse is of different race or ethnicity
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

1 in 6 newlyweds' spouse is of different race or ethnicity

Currently, there are 11 million people - or 1 out of 10 married people - in the United States with a spouse of a different race or ethnicity, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. 28 percent or ...More..

Trump's ex-adviser Flynn will not honor Senate subpoena
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump's ex-adviser Flynn will not honor Senate subpoena

The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says his panel has not received a response from Michael Flynn's lawyer - correcting his earlier statement that Flynn would not comply with a subpoena. Wit...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Online speculators increasing bets on early end to Trump presidency

A US president has never been removed from office at the end of an impeachment process. "After watching the Clinton impeachment I thought I'd never see another one, but I think we're in impeachment territory ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Washington Democrats Are Beginning To Talk About Impeaching Trump

But when asked by an audience member when to "call a spade a spade" and call Trump out for obstruction of justice at the CAP conference on Tuesday, Warren demurred and said that she was calling for an independe...More..

The next Federal Bureau of Investigation director
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

The next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

This would devolve into a tutorial on obstruction of justice, queries about a White House taping system, a reaffirmation of the conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in our election (which would contradict...More..

Trump called Netanyahu on Tuesday
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump called Netanyahu on Tuesday

The Trump administration quickly disavowed the statement, but stopped short of saying the Western Wall belonged to Israel . Speaking to 103 FM, a local radio station, he suggested Israel "punish" the U.S.by wi...More..

Hanford Nuclear Reservation tunnel collapse triggers alert
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Hanford Nuclear Reservation tunnel collapse triggers alert

Hundreds of workers at the Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state have been ordered to "take cover" after a portion of a tunnel appeared to collapse. The budget for Hanford alone is about $2.3 billion i...More..

Sean Spicer Claims Delay in Firing Followed Protocol
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Sean Spicer Claims Delay in Firing Followed Protocol

Yates' comments came after former Obama officials revealed that the outgoing president himself firmly warned Trump against naming Flynn as national security advisor, just two days after the November 8 electio...More..

Republicans struggle to navigate chaos of latest Trump-Russia scandal
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Republicans struggle to navigate chaos of latest Trump-Russia scandal

The story said that the details Trump had shared, which included the name of the city in Syria where Islamic State operatives were preparing an airline bomb plot, could have allowed the Russians to deduce which...More..

X-ray services at Basingstoke hit by cyber attack
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

X-ray services at Basingstoke hit by cyber attack

Ransomware is software that infects a computer and then demands the user pay to have their information restored. A GP practice in Dorset was affected by a massive, nationwide cyber attack. China appeared over...More..

'Justice Served' with Acquittal of Police Officer Over On-Duty Shooting
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

'Justice Served' with Acquittal of Police Officer Over On-Duty Shooting

The killing of 40-year-old Crutcher was among a spate of officer-involved shootings in recent years that helped galvanise the Black Lives Matter movement and prompted calls for more police accountability. What ...More..

Tornado touches down in Oklahoma, no injuries reported
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Tornado touches down in Oklahoma, no injuries reported

Friday night, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 60, according to the weather service. Mark Tyson said he and his wife Robin were huddled behind a living room chair as ...More..

Los Angeles weather rains on Chargers, Rams stadium plans
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Los Angeles weather rains on Chargers, Rams stadium plans

The downpour happened at a time when crews were digging the enormous hole on which the stadium would sit; at times the unfinished hole would pool up with water and end up looking like a lake. "Construction is...More..

Comey was taken aback by Trump request for loyalty pledge
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Comey was taken aback by Trump request for loyalty pledge

A source close to Comey told NBC News that Comey "hopes there are tapes". On Thursday, Trump threw two days of official White House accounts into dispute by insisting he'd long planned to fire Comey, even be...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Deadly tornadoes leave people trapped, unaccounted for

Tuesday and wrecked much of a subdivision on the southern fringe of Elk City, Oklahoma, about 110 miles west of Oklahoma City. Fallin toured Elk City on Wednesday afternoon as families sorted through the rema...More..