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Trump allies turn on special counsel Robert Mueller

The Daily Beast reported a second senior administration official pointed to Trump's role in propagating the rumor he might fire Mueller, suggesting the leak to...


Trump surrogates, supporters float idea of firing special investigator Mueller

Criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller used to be off limits. White House officials said late Monday that Ruddy was at the White House that day, but sa...


Friend says Trump considering firing Mueller

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich led one line of attack with a tweet that said " Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to...


Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotion

Hodgkinson was shot multiple times in the chest during a firefight with police and later died at George Washington University Hospital. Rep. Steve Scalise ...


The irony of the criminal investigation into Donald Trump

Later in the day, he tweeted: "Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" Come...


On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phoney' Russian Federation story

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior...


Body of pastor found burned near church

June 27, Hopewell Baptist Church , 124 E. Seley St., Axtell. Annual Church Picnic, 11 a.m. -3 p.m. June 25, St. Joseph's Catholic Church , 9656 Elk Road, El...


Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest

Officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot Philando Castile, 32, during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, a suburb outside of Minneapolis, in July of past...


Minnesota Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile

Reynolds testified that he was trying to unbuckle his seatbelt so that he could get out his wallet and driver's license when he was shot. The public outcry in...


40-pound catfish to be released following Penguins parade

That would surpass the estimated 400,000 who attended last year's celebration, which was the biggest for any of the team's five Stanley Cup championships. "Ma...


Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us

He arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said, adding that now, "we are encouraged by improvement in his condition". The bullet...


Arkansas lawmakers criticize Trump shifting Cuba policy

How strictly the U.S. will enforce the restrictions will depend on the regulations federal agencies write - and whether the Cuban government tries to work aro...


Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has privately acknowledged he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe, gi...


Castile supporters gather at Minnesota court

Yanez, 29, who is Latino, is charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and with two lesser counts of endangering the safe...


Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself

Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, a friend of the President, said earlier this week that Trump was considering firing Mueller, who has been appointed to investigate R...


US antitrust regulators approve merger of DuPont and Dow

University of Missouri economist Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, however, says consolidation should make the companies more innovative, which will ultimately help fa...


Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.

James Hodgkinson was expected home soon because he had run out of money. The Republican lawmaker who represented Hodgkinson's hometown said Hodgkinson was "a...


United States stocks close slightly lower; Amazon to acquire Whole Foods

Shopper Earlene Garvey had a carload of groceries Friday from Whole Foods but said nothing is easier than having groceries delivered from Amazon's service...


Proposed Changes to Medicaid Threatens West Virginians

The legislation would extend the assessment to 2021 and increase it to 6 percent for those hospitals, and establish a new 4 percent on net revenues of rural...


Trump lashes out at 'bad' and 'conflicted' Russia investigators

A majority of Americans think that President Trump has interfered with the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election , according to...


Verdict reached in trial of Minnesota officer

The jury also found him not guilty of two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm, which carried a maximum five-year sentence. The aftermath of the shooti...


Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise , who was shot Wednesday while practicing for the charity game, remains hospitalized. Cedric Richmond, the Democrats...


Girlfriend Who Texted Boyfriend To Kill Himself Guilty Of Manslaughter

In response, she reprimanded him and insisted he go through with it. In previous suicide attempts in 2012, Roy was able to get the help he needed. He direct...


Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

Paul and Minneapolis. Castile's mother, Valerie , stood and swore when the jury's verdict was read in St. Paul. Castile had a permit for the weapon. Officer ...


6 people dead in Orlando workplace shooting

A preliminary report via WKMG-TV cited authorities saying the shooting not to be terrorist related, but likely work related involving a 'disgruntled' empl...


Weather Service issues heat advisory for this weekend

National meteorologists predict heat indices to top out at 110 degrees Saturday and 105 degrees Friday , according to the National Weather Service . Heat ad...


On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to "phony" Russia story

NPR has not confirmed this. Citing a memo from the general counsel's office of Trump's transition team, the Times said former members were given the order...


Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves

Trump's power "cannot go unchecked when, as here, the president wields it through an executive edict that stands to cause irreparable harm to individuals across...


'F**k You': Philando Castile's Mom Reacts To The Jury's Clearing Of Officer

Officer Yanez fatally shot Castile on July 6 after a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, a suburb in St. Paul, Minnesota . The Minnesota jury acquitted Mr Ya...


Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case

The call on March 16 was one of 73 between Constand and Cosby occurring after the alleged assault, McMonagle said, calls prosecutors have characterized as n...


Renewed tensions between Cuba and the USA won't impact Canada, says Trudeau

Trump is not reversing all of Obama's Cuba policy; the two nations, for example, will still have re-opened embassies in their capital cities. The president ...


Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) has undergone three surgeries following Wednesday's shooting that occurred during practice for a Congressional chari...


Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

Trump's Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation ...


Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

Dr. Jack Sava, director of trauma for the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, gave a brief press conference regarding the congressman's condition Friday afterno...


Trump Cuba policy reversal means few immediate changes

Yes. The announced policy changes will not change the authorizations for sending remittances to Cuba. But they will burden the USA government with the compl...