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Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey

Mr Comey testified that Mr Trump directed him in February to drop an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn relating to t...


Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home

A suspect identified by Cleveland 19 News as George Brinkman was taken into custody early Tuesday after an all-night standoff . The defense has rested ...


Hundreds gather at protest after Minnesota officer acquitted

Ploussard said he nearly walked out of the jury room Friday afternoon, however, the two hold out jurors changed their votes. A Minnesota police officer was ...


Alexandria shooter's wife: "I can't wrap my head around it"

Steve Scalise , the House majority whip critically wounded at a shooting in Virginia Wednesday. Calling himself a democratic socialist on his Facebook p...


Cuba condemns Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk

Declaring Obama's pact with Castro a "completely one-sided deal", Trump said he was canceling it. But Trump said it's up to the Castro regime to decide ...


Protest Erupts Over Yanez Verdict; I-94 Blocked in St. Paul

One bullet hit the armrest between Reynolds and Castile. "I'm not pulling it out", Castile responded. Associated Press writer Doug Glass contributed from ...


GOP senator says Cuba policy bad for farmers

Only the U.S. Congress can lift it, and lawmakers, especially those of Cuban heritage, like Sen. Cuba says "the last two years have shown that the two countri...


Anti-Muslim rallies in U.S. draw large counter-protests

Police then cleared the park while counter-protesters yelled at them. The same basic scene was repeated in other cities throughout the country Saturday, with ...


GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'

His condition has improved after undergoing two surgeries and an additional procedure to control bleeding. The suspected shooter has been identified as Jam...


White House: Trump won´t sack special counsel Robert Mueller

Mueller would speed resolution of the Russian Federation scandal", resulting in his exoneration.) "The pushback also represented growing willingness among staff...


Doctor says Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable

Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington . "Most imp...


Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. It's an attack which sent several to the hospital including two Capitol police officers and Congressman Steve Scalise . Jeff Du...


Vice President Mike Pence Visits Steve Scalise on Thursday

When Scalise arrived in the hospital, he had an "imminent risk of death" and was "as critical as you can be", doctors also said. Dr. Jack Sava, trauma directo...


A Sad and Terrible Verdict in MA

The trial hinged on a sprawling archive of text messages in which Carter and Roy each shared their inner demons, including his depression and desire to kill...


Wounded Scalise's Condition 'Difficult' - 'He's in Some Trouble'

At least six people including Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, were hospitalized. Capitol Police, who pr...


Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

The private club doubled its initiation fee to US$200,000 after Trump's election. Before taking office in January, Mr Trump was a NY real estate developer...


There is free lunch

The program is hosted by the Cleveland Division of Recreation, with meals available at all Cleveland recreation centers and various partner locations throughou...


Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

A spokesman for George Washington University Hospital said that Matt Mika, a lobbyist wounded in the attack, was improving, and that as of Thursday night his ...


Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress

Louis Post-Dispatch reports. "The guy's down to a handgun, he dropped his rifle, they shoot him, I go over there, they put him in handcuffs", Conaway said ,...


Trump, Senate Republicans looking for healthcare bill this summer

Senate Republican leaders emerged Monday from their regular weekly meeting with the surprise announcement that they have a draft bill on overhauling ObamaCare...


US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot -lead surgeon

Scott Applewhite, File). Steve Scalise during practice days before. Majority Whip Steve Scalise is "in some trouble, but he's a great fighter and he's goi...


Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

The Carry Out is the nightly segment where Justin reads the news so you don't have to. Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wednesday when he ...


Trump Administration Rips Leaks Surrounding Mueller Probe

Why would Rosenstein have to recuse himself? . If he fires Rosenstein , Brand would lead the department. Rosenstein's selection of Mueller puts the probe ...


In low-turnout referendum, Puerto Rico opts for statehood

The economically struggling US island territory of Puerto Rico voted overwhelmingly on Sunday in favor of becoming the 51st state, although turnout was low an...


Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

A gunman who opened fire Wednesday at the Republicans' practice session for the Congressional Baseball Game legally purchased the handgun and a rifle found at...


Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

The world No.2 couldn't replicate her opening round six-under 65, which had left her two strokes off leader Brooke Henderson (Canada) in a share of eighth goi...


Friend says Trump is considering firing special counsel

Can President Donald Trump dismiss special counsel Robert Mueller , who is appointed to lead the FBI investigation into Russia's potential ties to the 20...


Georgia Police Capture Escaped Inmates After Three Day Hunt

The fugitives were taken to the Rutherford County jail, and in a hearing on Friday, wearing orange jumpsuits and surrounded by officers, they waived their right...


Officer acquitted in fatal shooting of Philando Castile

Following a four-month investigation of the fatal officer-involved shooting, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi charged Yanez with manslaughter in the death of Ca...


Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference

The investigation into why Hodgkinson opened fire is ongoing. Scalise, 51, was in dire condition when he was first shot, but internal bleeding is under cont...


Paul Ryan Says Trump Should Let Mueller 'Do His Job'

The sound of sharpening knives echoed everwhere Monday. "While the president has every right to" fire Mueller, "he has no intention to do so", White House ...


ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

Bristol County prosecutor Maryclare Flynn portrayed Carter as a manipulative person who enjoyed controlling Roy and hoped to win sympathy for herself as a res...


Trump reportedly mulling the termination of special counsel Robert Mueller

Ruddy told ABC News that he stands by his comments that the president is considering asking Rosenstein to terminate Mueller. The objective of my appointment o...


Cosby jury still deadlocked, to continue deliberating into weekend

They will return Saturday morning for the sixth day of deliberations. For this final question, the tired-faced jury asked again to hear the testimony of Stewa...


Shot US Congressman Scalise in Need of Additional Surgery

President Donald Trump said after visiting him at a Washington , D.C., hospital on Thursday. Scalise, 51, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bon...