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Catalonia steps up separatist challenge with Oct. 1 vote

Carles Puigdemont , president of the government of Catalonia, said voters would be asked whether they wanted the north-east region "to become an independent s...


Pres. Trump says he will choose Christopher Wray as next FBI director

Trump, in a statement later Wednesday, called Wray "an impeccably qualified individual". The White House and its allies have been looking for ways to offset t...


Wichita State basketball will play heavyweights in first AAC season

Tyson returns as the 18 leading scorer in program history with more than 1,100 points despite missing seven games last season due to injury. Wichita State reach...


US Rep. Black says Trump 'made the right call' to fire Comey

Later, Comey said the entire reason he took careful notes of his meetings with Trump was because he believed the President would lie about them. He certainly ...


Donald Trump hits back at James Comey after scathing testimony

In the most eagerly anticipated USA congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal B...


Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

Synder, the lead manager at the company on North Forsyth Road in Orange County , axed Neumann Jr. "[Snyder] told me about this guy that had started trouble". C...


Trump's Twitter Habit Is a Growing Problem Among Voters

Donald Trump began his observation of D-Day accusing the media of trying to get him to stop using Twitter . It recently came to light that almost half of Tr...


The Oregon Ducks women begin quest for a NCAA outdoor track championship

All in a day's work for Soldotna's Allie Ostrander. "We tried to not think about it as much as possible and go into every competition like, just do what you'r...


House votes to undo much of Dodd-Frank banking law

But instead of quietly sneaking the legislation through, Republicans were loudly touting the bill ― which passed, 233-186, with all Democrats and one Repu...


White House on Sessions: Trump 'has confidence in all of his Cabinet'

A person close to Trump told CNN on Wednesday that Trump remains livid with Sessions, but understands that accepting the attorney general's resignation would ig...


Comey's testimony gives building blocks for obstruction case

Asked why he didn't directly confront the president during those meetings, Comey said he "was so stunned by the conversation" that the words didn't come to ...


Comey testimony shifts focus to Trump

How did the investigations begin? The White House at one point claimed it had to do with the controversial Clinton email probe; Trump later connected th...


Man uses stolen backhoe to try to break into Md. ATM

Video: Here's the thing about ATMs: The machines are created to take a pretty severe beating and still leave the box of cash out of a would-be thief's reach. "...


May ahead but set to lose majority in UK election

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will fail to win a parliamentary majority in Britain's election , according to an exit poll on Thursday, a ...


No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

Wearing an orange jumpsuit and leg shackles, victor pleaded not guilty in US district court to charges that she illegally retained and transmitted national de...


'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

A growing number of Americans, from 49 percent to 59 percent, said Trump's use of Twitter is a bad thing, including 77 percent of Democrats (up 5 points fro...


US intelligence contractor heads to court on leak charges

U.S. Magistrate Judge Brian Epps denied bond Thursday for 25-year-old Reality Winner . The judge said he was anxious about what happened to the portable hard...


The media is trying to stop me from tweeting

Trump was recently criticised by some Republicans for his tweeting habit saying the president's practice can be a distraction. "That's right, we need a TRAV...


Third London attacker named amid anger over security flaws

The third suspect, 29, was apprehended at a home in the same area of the British capital. A similar attack took place in late March, when a man drove his vehi...


United Kingdom election exit poll: Theresa May loses majority

Michael Fallon, the Conservative party chairman, insisted on the BBC that it had been the "right thing to do" to call the election to seek a new mandate. That...


Gianforte to enter plea in assault case

Gianforte on Wednesday admitted to assaulting Jacobs the day before Montana's special congressional election on May 25 when the reporter asked him a question. O...


Jeff Sessions offered to resign

Trump did not take his attorney general up on the offer, but the strain between the two comes at a precarious time for the president. He said the request ...


Donor Contributions Ended Up In Donald Trump's Pockets As Revenue

Despite Eric Trump insisting that the usage of the course was donated, the records show billing has occurred. "In the early years, they weren't being billed...


US Supreme Court temporarily halts execution

State prosecutors had earlier said during the trial that Melson and another man who used to work at the restaurant, robbed a Popeye's in Gadsden, 96 kilometers ...


Missouri Governor Calls for Special Legislative Session for Pro-Life Measures

Greitens also is maneuvering to overrule St. Louis' anti-discrimination ordinance, saying it is an effort by "crazy liberals" to create an "abortion sanctuary c...


Competing realities: What James Comey said vs. what Donald Trump has said

Sessions distanced himself from the Russian Federation probe only because he was part of the President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, despite ex-FBI...


United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

Tory Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon told the BBC: "This is a projection, it's not a result". A Bloomberg survey of 11 banks and brokerages conducted...


Republicans close ranks around Trump during Comey testimony

Comey said couldn't discuss it in open session. Clinton has blamed her defeat on Comey's October 28 announcement that he was re-opening the investigation of h...


Gulf rivals not seeking Qatar 'regime change'

In his second intervention in the dispute in as many days, Trump urged action against terrorism in a call with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, a ...


The 8 most important quotes from James Comey's hearings

What should really matter to the country is Comey's absolute belief that Russian Federation "interfered with our election process" and his description of why ...


Justice Dept: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign

Mr Comey also confirmed that he had shared a memo detailing a meeting with Mr Trump to the press through a friend but did so in the hope that a special coun...


Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

Hernandez was taken to the hospital, but died days later. Deputy Chauna Thompson and her husband Terry Thompson were indicted Thursday in the death of John...


Search Underway for Missing Hiker in Montana Portion of Yellowstone National Park

Murphy may also be wearing khaki trousers, a yellow t-shirt, navy pullover, a green and gray rain jacket, and an army green backpack. The agency says his last...


Trump's attorney rejects key parts of Comey's testimony

Former FBI director James Comey blasted the Trump administration for bad- mouthing the bureau and his leadership to justify his firing, saying "those were ...


Comey says he was sacked because of Russian Federation investigation

Comey said Trump repeatedly told him he was doing a good job, "so it confused me when I saw on television that he actually fired me because of the Russian Feder...