Kushner sought secret communications with Russia

While the FBI is investigating Kushner's contacts with Russian Federation, he is not now a target of that investigation, the current law enforcement official said. The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trumpâ€... More..

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Texas governor cracks joke about reporters at gun range
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Texas governor cracks joke about reporters at gun range

Greg Abbott joked about shooting reporters while visiting a gun range and carrying a target sheet with bullet holes in it. The bill also includes rules the state adopted past year that would require tissue f...More..

Police Identify Kirkersville Shooter And Victims
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Police Identify Kirkersville Shooter And Victims

Kirkersville is a village in central OH with a population of around 500. Authorities say Steven Eric Disario , who headed the Kirkersvill. Authorities say Steven Eric Disario, who headed the Kirkersville ...More..

Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny

While the White House confirmed that encounter in March, it was reported on Friday that Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Kislyak during and after the 2016 presidential campaig...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Supreme Court's North Carolina's gerrymandering ruling is a big deal

It would be wise for North Carolina Republicans to use this opportunity to implement a nonpartisan redistricting system. The law requires states to take into account their minority populations - generally p...More..

Trump congratulates body-slamming congressional candidate on win
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump congratulates body-slamming congressional candidate on win

Greg Gianforte was charged with assault on the eve of the special election. I should not have treated that reporter that way. It was a closer margin than the 2016 presidential race in Montana, which Mr Trump ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Britain after Manchester bombing

May said she would talk to Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit later on Thursday about the leaks, which included the publication of photographs of the bomb site by the New York Times . Manches...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

G7 leaders unite on trade, vow to fight protectionism

Angela Merkel , the current Chancellor of Germany, specifically mentioned how other G7 countries lobbied Trump to keep America in the Paris Agreement, which was implemented to cut back on carbon emissions. He a...More..

Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars

The change makes Texas' fees the lowest in the nation. Senate Bill 16 drops a "license to carry" permit from $140 to $40, while the fee to renew it after the first five years dropped from $70 to $40. Afterw...More..

Trump tells 'confidants' USA will quit Paris climate deal
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump tells 'confidants' USA will quit Paris climate deal

He also said during his presidential campaign that he would cancel the deal, and has infamously and repeatedly called global warming a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese (and scientists) - but Trump says a lot of...More..

Sen. Blumenthal Blasts House Republican Health Care Bill
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sen. Blumenthal Blasts House Republican Health Care Bill

The report found that under the House measure, people in some regions with pre-existing medical conditions or the seriously ill "would ultimately be unable to purchase" robust coverage at premiums comparable ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Kushner asked Russian ambassador for backchannel on Syria and other policy matters

His comments come on a heels of The Washington Post report that Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, discussed with Russia's ambassador to Washington the possibility of setting up a ...More..

$46 billion budget passed, special session ends
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

$46 billion budget passed, special session ends

If part of the budget is not in place by June 30, some agencies could shut down. Gov. Mark Dayton has originally proposed a gas tax to support the transportation bill, but a budget compromise was reached to fun...More..

United Kingdom police resume intelligence sharing with U.S. after receiving assurances
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

United Kingdom police resume intelligence sharing with U.S. after receiving assurances

British Prime Minister Theresa May , arriving at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, said the countries' partnership on defense and security was built on trust, but "part of that trust is ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Disturbing Takeaways From the New Trumpcare Report

While the ACA offers a scale of credits that take into account several factors, including family income, cost of insurance and age, the Trumpcare plan would offer flat tax credits per individual, according to...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Predators ready to start Stanley Cup Final on the road

It's not a lot of fun thinking about the future when you want to be.here and you want to be playing with your teammates. But we saw a 16-0 Patriots team lose to 10-6 Giants team in the Super Bowl that end...More..

Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site

While German Chancellor Angela Merkel bemoaned "unsatisfactory" discussions on climate change and fended off barbs on trade, Macron highlighted the positives. Host nation Italy had hoped to talk about Europe'...More..

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head defends 'blunt' U.S. leader
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head defends 'blunt' U.S. leader

It was also notable that Trump refused to publicly reiterate USA commitment to NATO's mutual defense provision, Article 5 , which had been invoked just once before: after the terror attack of September 11, 2...More..

Trump claims first foreign trip has 'made and saved' U.S. billions
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump claims first foreign trip has 'made and saved' U.S. billions

He's also refused to explicitly back the mutual defense agreement that has been activated only once, during the darkest hours of September 2001. This is the final day of Trump's first official trip overseas. ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Yelling anti-Muslim, 'anti-everything' slurs, man kills 2, Portland police say

The FBI says it's too early to say whether the slayings qualify as a federal hate crime however Christian faces intimidation charges, the state equivalent of a hate crime. After fleeing the scene, he was arrest...More..

Family, friends hail men who died trying to stop attack
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Family, friends hail men who died trying to stop attack

A third victim, 21-year-old Micah David-Cole Fletcher, suffered traumatic injuries but is receiving care and expected to recover. Witnesses said the three men tried to calm down the suspect, who was directi...More..

Trump, Congress punt again on critical Obamacare subsidies
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump, Congress punt again on critical Obamacare subsidies

Health insurers are in the midst of deciding whether to participate in the Affordable Care Act next year, and what to charge customers. Insurers in a handful of states - Maryland, Connecticut and OR - as we...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Boy Scouts lay flags at Knoxville National Cemetery

Memorial Day kicks off at 10 a.m.in Newton with a parade starting at the Newton Central Fire Station. The event welcomes any American Legion members. A veterans service begins at 10:15 a.m.at Ebenezer Cemeter...More..

United Kingdom police say they have 'hands around' some Manchester attack network
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

United Kingdom police say they have 'hands around' some Manchester attack network

According to several reports in the British media, Abedi was known to United Kingdom security agencies and members of the public, including people of Libyan-origin, had contacted authorities at least five times...More..

G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

G7 leaders divided on climate change, closer on trade issues

President Trump on Saturday offered a glowing assessment of his first foreign trip as he addressed American troops stationed in Italy. "The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very di...More..

Report says Trump son-in-law Kushner sought secret line to Moscow
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Report says Trump son-in-law Kushner sought secret line to Moscow

Kislyak reportedly told higher-ups in Moscow that Kushner suggested the proposal in a meeting at Trump Tower - which former national security adviser Michael Flynn also attended - in December. The sour...More..

National view: Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

National view: Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

European leaders he met with at the Group of 7 summit in Sicily have been pressuring Trump to stay in the accord, arguing that America's leadership on climate is crucial. Trump's first venture overseas as presi...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Texas Legislature OKs expanded prohibitions on bestiality

Community Impact Newspaper and The Texas Tribune have established a partnership to share essential updates during the 85th legislative session. The bill's demise lent more credence to rumors of a special s...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Isaiah Thomas 'Would Love' To Be With Celtics Long Term, Win Championships

So whatever they have to do to continue to play at not just a normal level, at an MVP level, that's what I've been on them doctors about, and everybody on that training staff is. "This city, this organization, ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Southern Rocker Gregg Allman Dies At 69

Shortly after the release of that first album, the band experienced the deaths of both Duane Allman and bassist Berry Oakley within a year of one another. Low Country Blues , his sixth solo studio recordin...More..