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Jeff Sessions furiously denies Russian collusion as a 'detestable and appalling lie'

Despite his statement about the reasons for his recusal, the attorney general did not actually step aside from the Russia probe until March 2, the day after T...


6 questions for Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Senators want to get Sessions' take on all this. Sessions on Saturday said he would appear before the intelligence committee, which has been doing its own inv...


North Korea releases US student, Secretary of State Tillerson says

Otto Warmbier, who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for alleged theft, left the isolated empire comatose on a Medivac flight, according to a family st...


Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels

The secretary has sought to reassure allies in both Europe and the Pacific in recent months that the United States still stands with them, after President Dona...


Deputy, husband turn selves in after murder charge

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg says the couple has already refused to speak to investigators and may choose to plead the fifth if called in front of a ...


Two US intel chiefs say they were never pressured by White House

I have never felt pressure to intervene or interfere in any way with shaping intelligence in a political way or in relationship to an ongoing investigation. Unl...


Conway says Comey testimony bad for Lynch

White House spokesman Sean Spicer is declining to say whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should invoke executive privilege in testimony to Congress Tuesday....


Once again, senators try to cut off Kamala Harris

Sessions said Trump had not invoked executive privilege regarding the conversations. John McCain of Arizona and admonished by the chairman of the committee...


North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal

A statement released Monday by the group " We Are Still In ", says Trump's decision to opt out "undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change". ...


US Defense Secretary Mattis praises China on North Korea

The resolution adopted by the council adds four entities, including banks, and 14 North Korean officials to the United Nations sanctions blacklist, meaning th...


Bill stops tax credits for those in US illegally

When asked to comment on Trump's remarks during the meeting, AshLee Strong, Ryan's spokeswoman said, "Congressional Republicans , with President Trump's suppor...


Jeff Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

Comey said in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week . Comey spoke of receiving pressure from President Donald Trump to drop a probe in...


2 guards killed by escaping inmates during Georgia transport

The first call for help came in shortly before 7 a.m. Tuesday as inmates apparently took control of a prison bus on Ga. Up front, protected by what was supposed...


Trumps tweets that Comey's leaks will be 'far more prevalent'

Sessions, whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday, June 10, to appear before...


Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts in testimony

Days after that, Sessions also corrected his confirmation hearing testimony to inform the committee about the two meetings with Kislyak. "Did the president,...


NCGA Applauds Trump for Prioritizing Infrastructure

The White House did not provide details on the waterways plan , but spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Monday that the president would "speak about his wide-rangin...


'Perjury Trap': Hume Says Trump's Lawyers Won't Want Him to Testify

The President's son said the family was "vindicated" after the Comey testimony as what he said was "basically ridiculous" and that Mr Comey had never been a...


Trump tells senators House health care bill is 'mean,' source says

With the Republican Party's most pressing undertaking stuck in limbo, GOP senators and aides are beginning to wonder about one undesirable outcome: that ...


Jeff Sessions had concerns about fired Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey

Sessions says the president was not asserting executive privilege and that Sessions was simply protecting Trump's right to do so if he chooses. "A very si...


Things to Know About Jeff Sessions Before His Senate Hearing

The president attacked the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director again Sunday tweeting , "I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent t...


Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

In a combative and emotional Senate hearing, Sessions beseeched his former Senate colleagues to believe him when he said he did not hold a meeting with Ru...


Flag Day commemorates adoption of nation's colors

Others took interest, and on June 14, 1889, a kindergarten teacher in New York City held ceremonies with his students to honor the flag. This initial resoluti...


2 prison guards killed in escape; police looking for 2 inmates

Police are searching for two men, aged 24 and 43, after it happened in Georgia this morning. Officials believe the men are armed and unsafe and say that no othe...


Parents of UVA student released from North Korea say he's in coma

The University of Virginia confirmed that the 22-year-old student is in a coma . "No one", Fred Warmbier said. "At the moment, we're just treating this lik...


Tehran attacks mastermind killed - Iranian minister

Also on Friday, Iranian state TV said the Intelligence Ministry had detained 41 suspects in Tehran and the western Kurdish provinces of the country. One o...


Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance

Northam was expected to cruise in as the party's only choice, but after Trump's election, Perriello threw his hat into the ring, arguing that bolder leadershi...


Escaped inmates accused of shooting, killing 2 correctional officers — TIMELINE

The department didn't say which inmate is accused of firing the shots. That tweet also states the reward is expected to increase. Officials said the two a...


North Korea frees American citizen: USA state secretary

Tillerson, at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, declined to comment on Warmbier's condition. The announcement comes as former National Basketball Association super...


Husband of slain radio host brandished gun, arrested

Officials say they are investigating all leads pertaining to suspected criminal activity. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office and the Federal Bureau of Inve...


Bill Cosby jury resumes deliberations today

Constand says Cosby drugged and molested her as she lay helpless on his couch at his nearby home. The jury of seven men and five women were bused in from A...


Trump declares 'complete vindication' after Comey testimony

Given the context - the president of the United States leaning on a subordinate in a room from which everyone else has been dismissed - who wouldn't? Trump ma...


U.S. 'not winning' in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary tells Congress

While speaking in South Korea about the controversial Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-missile system, a system developed by the United States and i...


US President Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey

Mr Comey alleges that Mr Trump then privately asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with R...


Moorhead Man Allegedly Attacked His Baby With Pepper, Hot Water and Fireworks

Police say the baby had dark purple bruising covering both her eyes, a large area of red coloration on her back, small purple bruising on the left shoulder and ...


No Verdict Tonight: Cosby Jury Breaks for the Evening

The jury at Cosby's trial began deliberating Monday over whether he drugged and molested a woman more than a decade ago in a case t. Jurors returned just be...