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Trump's son-in-law being investigated for Russian interference in USA elections

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney Genera...


Trump tweet denounces Mueller obstruction of justice probe as witch hunt

He said: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" The White House used the memo to justify Co...


Speaker Ryan: Mueller Firing Rumors Are 'Not Something to Debate' Here

He has always been widely respected by many in Washington from both sides of the aisle, with many lawmakers praising Deputy Attorney General Rob Rosenstein...


Trump announces he's under investigation

And he seemed to accuse Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general, of leading a "witch hunt". Separately, the apparent expansion of Mueller's investiga...


Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

The game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington . Acco...


Trump friend says the president is considering firing Mueller as special counsel

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the White House and President Donald Trump should let the special counsel's investigation continue, and await vindication. The ...


Four-way tie for lead, top-3 MC at US Open

And then, Fowler took a bogeys at Nos. With two rounds to play there is some 23 players within four shots of the lead. With about two hours left in the second...


Protesters block St. Paul freeway after Philando Castile verdict

Attorney's Office released the following statement Friday evening: "From the outset, this case has been closely monitored by the Department of Justice". Prosecu...


The Michelle Carter case

The prosecution asked for Carter's bail to be revoked, but Moniz allowed her to remain out on bail until her sentencing on August 3. Up to the moment he pas...


Left-Wing Terrorist Hodgkinson Had an Assassination List Targeting Conservative Reps

The Democrats won 11-2, then turned right around and gave the trophy to the Republican team to put in Scalise's office. Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, ho...


President Trump Sends Prayers for Missing Sailors Near Japan

US and Japanese vessels and aircraft have been looking for the missing crew members of the USS Fitzgerald , which crashed with a container ship four times its ...


Trump 'mulls firing Special Counsel' in Russian Federation probe

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said he would be "surprised" if Trump fired Mueller. Trump was considering hiring Mueller to replace fired FBI ...


Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

A press release issued by MedStar Washington Hospital Center said that Scalise had undergone an additional surgery and would be in the hospital for "some time...


Ben Carson: Give Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe

But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed U.S. officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of Presid...


GOP health care bill developing in secret

Secrecy breeds suspicion, so there is good reason to be very suspicious of a health care bill crafted by the Senate's Republican leaders. Senate Majority ...


Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Jack Sava , the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, told reporters . The hospital has further stated that Scalise will need to ...


Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

Almost $20 million was made from his private country club in New Jersey and $37.2 million was from his Mar-a-Lago club in South Florida. A Bloomberg reporter ...


US Deputy Attorney General Assures Congress of Special Counsel Independence

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminat...


Congressional baseball game takes on greater meaning after shooting

The shooting at a baseball field that critically wounded a Republican congressman and injured several others is forcing lawmakers to ask what more should be don...


Make America (nyet) Russia Great Again! (Washington Diary) — Trump Times

Rosenstein wrote a memo used by the White House to justify Comey's firing, prompting him to reportedly threaten to resign since the memo, though critical of the...


Iguodala on potential Warriors visit to Trump's White House: 'Hell nah'

Curry echoed many of those same sentiments, per Haynes. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? Probably not. In history it's happened three times: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magi...


Bodies of missing sailors found on stricken Navy destroyer

The US Navy was still working to determine the number and extent of injuries Saturday morning, but reported that one sailor was being evacuated via Japanese C...


Cuba rejects new U.S. policy, calls it 'archaic'

In response to the USA, the Cuban government issued a statement on Friday slamming Trump's policy as "destined to fail", while reaffirming its willingness to ...


Hlas: Zach Johnson frustrated, but plays on in US Open

Open history play even longer. First, things first. Harman will have to hold off a small army of challengers, with 13 players within five shots of him and th...


President Trump lawyer won't rule out Special Counsel Robert Mueller getting fired

Gingrich had originally praised the choice of Mueller, but explained to Stephanopoulos that he changed his mind after hearing former FBI Director James Comey ...


Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

The man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice earlier this week had with him a piece of paper with doodle...


Hodgkinson had hit list with names of 3 congressmen

Louis. Congressman Scalise was among five people wounded in the attack. Sue Hodgkinson said she and James were married for nearly 30 years. She says she...


Condition improves for congressman wounded in Virginia shooting

The congressman is still in critical condition in the ICU, but his doctors are staying optimistic. "An excellent recovery is a good possibility". "He is more ...


Escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee after manhunt

After applauding the "tireless efforts" of law enforcement, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal paid tribute to the families of the two officers killed. "Everybody is ...


DA promises new trial after mistrial in Bill Cosby case

Judge O'Neill accepted the defense's motion for a mistrial , telling the court that this outcome represented "neither a vindication or a victory" for either ...


Trump tries to boost legislative agenda in Congress

At this point, Democrats are not expected to vote for any Senate bill that significantly modifies the ACA so Republicans must rely entirely on their own Con...


Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

Its continuous short-range ballistic missile tests in defiance to global sanctions have also caused great concern around the wold, with U.S. Secretary of Defens...


Bill Cosby trial: Camille Cosby slams prosecutors following mistrial

The driving force behind going back to court is out of respect for the GTA woman, who at the time of the alleged drugging and sexual assault in 2004 was manager...


Jury begins deliberating charges brought against officer who fatally shot Philando Castile

Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, captured the aftermath of the shooting in a now infamous Facebook Live video that showed Yanez crying after the shooting...


Amazon.com to acquire Whole Foods at US$42 per share

Inc. ( NASDAQ:AMZN ) announced an all-cash deal Friday to buy grocery chain Whole Foods Market ( NASDAQ:WFM ) for $42 per share. The deal comes after Seattl...