Senators want answers from deputy attorney general on Comey firing

But regardless of whether the timing represents coincidence or intentional obstruction, my gravest concern is the profound chilling effect that the firing may have on the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. More..

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Twister kills 1, hurts 25 in Barron County

Another tornado was captured on video near Mclean, Texas, though no injuries or significant damage were immediately reported. A tornado also touched down near McLean, Texas - just east of Amarillo. Sheriff Fi...More..

Warm Tonight, Hot Friday w/ PM Storms
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Warm Tonight, Hot Friday w/ PM Storms

TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and a few rain showers will be possible, with a low of 54 degrees. A few of the storms could produce isolated damaging wind gusts, mainly along and south of US 24, the we...More..

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas no injuries reported
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas no injuries reported

Chetek Mayor Jeff Martin told KSTP-TV that numerous emergency vehicles went to the trailer park. Sam Porter, director of Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief, and Anthony Jordan, BGCO executive director-treasur...More..

Trump calls Russian Federation probe political 'witch hunt'
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump calls Russian Federation probe political 'witch hunt'

In a statement after the Justice Department announcement, Trump said he looked forward to a quick resolution of the matter. The president's tweets drew little reaction from fellow Republicans, who instead joi...More..

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Donald Trump threatens James Comey with 'tapes' of conversations on Russian Federation investigation

The shifting accounts of the decision to fire Comey, whom Trump derided as a "showboat" and "grandstander", added to a mounting sense of uncertainty and chaos in the West Wing, as aides scrambled to get their...More..

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Senate Intelligence Committee invites Comey to testify publicly

Patience Tested Congressional Republicans have largely backed Trump through the rocky initial months of his administration, but the events of the past week - Comey's firing, the report that Trump disclosed ...More..

Car drives wrong way in Times Square, plows into pedestrians
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Car drives wrong way in Times Square, plows into pedestrians

He wasn't immediately available to comment. He was in custody, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney yet who could comment on his behalf. Side Aslam, who has lived in NY for 25 years, sells hats with his ...More..

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Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of Federal Bureau of Investigation director

During an Oval Office appearance with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Trump was also asked whether former Connecticut Sen. He said an announcement could come "soon" and that former Sen. Senate Republica...More..

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Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray

The Democratic Party has been saying for months the president is uniquely unfit for office, has the temperament of a toddler, is a Nazi sympathizer and is, frankly, a disgrace. Pence managed to stay away ...More..

Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Final Confederate statue coming down in New Orleans

The city announced late Tuesday that it had begun the process of removing a statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard - the third of four monuments city officials plan to take down across the city. The remov...More..

Times Square crash victim identified as 18-year-old tourist Alyssa Elsman
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Times Square crash victim identified as 18-year-old tourist Alyssa Elsman

A few hours after the Times Square incident, about 20 police officers and detectives occupied the sidewalk outside the six-story red brick building where Rojas lives. Seven people were being placed on stretcher...More..

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Pelosi Pushes for Independent Commission in Russia Probe

This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history! As evidence mounted to suggest that the Donald Trump campaign improperly collaborated with Russian Federation, over 60,000 Care2 m...More..

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Republicans starting to turn as committee asks to see Comey documents

In his first press conference since he fired Comey, Trump defended his decision to do so, saying he thought it would actually draw bipartisan praise. "The only news I watch is Fox, but the only news I watch a...More..

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Rep. King: Comey Had Obligation to Report Any Interference in Flynn Investigation

A source close to Comey confirmed to ABC News that the former FBI director, who was sacked last week, was asked by Trump in February to end the investigation into Flynn's actions, according to a memo Comey wrot...More..

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Trump to Comey: "I hope you can let this go".

Meanwhile, House Democrats called for a "fully independent" commission to investigate Trump's alleged ties to Russian Federation, arguing their Republican counterparts have not been proactive in investigating...More..

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Trump calls Russian Federation probe 'single greatest witch hunt' in USA history

As President Trump continues to deal with numerous controversies, the People story says Obama would "take his call and try to help" if Trump were in a jam and needed advice. During a commencement address Wednes...More..

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Trump calls himself victim of 'single greatest witch hunt'

President Trump however responded early Thursday tweeting "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" The man tasked with investigating possible meddling by Russian Federatio...More..

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Nikki Haley Goes Rogue: The Western Wall Is In Israel

Questions swirl whether Tel Aviv was involved in peddling aviation-threat intelligence on ISIS - and motives behind it. On October 23, 1995, Congress passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995. Haley remarks came...More..

What Trump didn't know or says he didn't about his man Flynn
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

What Trump didn't know or says he didn't about his man Flynn

She said she had warned him that Mr Flynn had apparently misled the administration about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador. On Jan. 30, Trump fired Yates from the DOJ after she re...More..

NY judge Garcia uninterested in FBI director job
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

NY judge Garcia uninterested in FBI director job

Spicer spoke aboard Air Force One following Trump's remarks at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in CT. The meetings come more than a week after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. District Judge Henry Hudso...More..

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Graham calls on Comey to testify, doesn't want 'trial by newspaper'

The Russian president said he initially found debates about Russia's meddling in US politics as "funny" but said Moscow is now "concerned because it's hard to imagine what the people who produce such nonsen...More..

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Trump's mishandling of intelligence secrets could affect cooperation over N. Korea: congressman

The Washington Post reported Trump shared "code-word information" - one of the highest classification levels - about terror threats. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called for Congress to have immed...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump may be regretting this tweet about 'Crooked Hillary' right about now

For many months candidate Donald Trump, Fox News, and many Republicans have been advocating Hillary Clinton be charged and locked up for using a private E-mail server to send classified information. "How does a...More..

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Third Confederate monument taken down by New Orleans

The last Confederate monument scheduled to be removed is the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, which is located in the center of Lee Circle. The notice said the process is expecting to last at least until 5 p.m. Th...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump defiant, doubting top advisers as White House in turmoil, sources say

Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, and Vice Chairman U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, sent a letter Wednesday asking Comey to testify before the committee in both open and closed sessions. The Comey memo is li...More..

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House oversight chair seeks Comey memos on Trump

Flynn was told of the Pentagon's plan to use Syrian Kurdish forces to retake Raqqa by Susan Rice, former President Barack Obama's national security adviser, 10 days before President Trump's election, The Wash...More..

Trump Denies Asking Comey to Drop Investigation of Michael Flynn
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump Denies Asking Comey to Drop Investigation of Michael Flynn

He also flatly denied he had asked the country's top law-enforcement officer, Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, to shut down a portion of the Russian Federation investigation in February. Th...More..

US Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in prison
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

US Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in prison

District Judge Janis L. Sammartino sentenced U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Robert Gilbeau to prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty last June to making false statements to federal investigators who were investigating t...More..

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USA decries violence during Turkish president's Washington visit

Trump has been hotly criticized for hosting the Turkish president after the referendum. "We are concerned by the violent incidents involving protesters and Turkish security personnel Tuesday evening", read th...More..