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House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel

The Democrats, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland and Eliot L. Engel of NY, questioned whether those business interests with Saudi Arabia and Russian Federati...


Wisconsin AG happy SCOTUS puts redistricting on hold

The Supreme Court did not immediately grant Wisconsin's request to delay the redrawing of district lines, though Richard Hasen, an election law expert and pr...


US Supreme Court to hear 'gerrymandering' case

Whitford holding that Wisconsin's Republican-drawn state legislative map involves a partisan gerrymander so extreme that it violates the First Amendment's gua...


Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions

The United States said the Syrian army plane shot down on Sunday had dropped bombs near fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US -backed alliance of...


Mueller hasn't decided whether to actually investigate Trump

Let me clear. The President's not under investigation . He said the tweet last Friday from Trump was specifically directed at a story in The Washington ...


Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested

Meanwhile, authorities obtained and charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with murder. She said one girl in the group saw Hassenen fall down, but "sh...


Firefighters battle 850-acre wildfire near Big Bear, prompting voluntary evacuations

Big Bear Fire Department officials reported a 10-acre fire at Holcomb Valley Rd. and No Shore Dr. around 4 p.m. Monday. It's burning through heavy timber, tall ...


The Slants Claim Victory As Supreme Court OKs Offensive Trademarks

The decision marks a victory for Asian-American rock band the Slants , whose frontman, Simon Tam , tried to trademark the band name in 2011. "Not only do ...


Trump stumps for GOP candidates in House races

Steve Scalise . "When will it stop? It won't if Jon Ossoff wins". The ad then shows an image of comedian Kathy Griffin holding a fake severed head resemblin...


Schlapp Questions 'Problematic' Hirings of Lawyers for Mueller's Trump-Russia Probe

Another sign that the Mueller team will take a "follow the money" approach is the recruitment of Andrew Weissmann, an organised crime expert who oversaw lengthy...


Redskins owner 'thrilled' over Supreme Court's trademark decision

U.S. District Court Judge Gerald Bruce Lee ruled in 2015 that the federal trademark registration program is "government speech" and therefore immune to free-s...


Gunman kills three, self at San Francisco UPS facility

Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin told reporters at a press conference that Lam had also shot two other employees, who both survived. A spokesman for Zuck...


Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

Traces of heroin and MDMA, popularly known as ecstasy, were also found in the Star Wars actress's system. The results come from toxicology screenings that w...


Suspect in 5 slayings arrested after standoff in Brunswick

Both girls were college students. Suzanne's boyfriend, Scott Plymale , said in the 911 call that Dale Kostar, Taylor's boyfriend, entered the house and s...


Scalise shooter had list of Republican lawmakers' names in his pocket

Scalise "sustained a single rifle wound that entered in the area of the left hip", Sava said, adding that the round fragmented and did "substantial damage to bo...


Escaped FLDS Leader Arrested In SD

Details of Lyle Jeffs' arrest were not available but the sheriff's office in Minnehaha County, South Dakota , lists him as being held in the county jail w...


Michelle Carter Found Guilty In Texting Sucide Case In Massachuttes

Following Roy III's death , Carter set up a fundraiser for mental health awareness in her late boyfriend's name and also wrote about suicide prevention on he...


Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

McCloskey is the first of the jurors to speak out about the trial . Accuser Andrea Constand (r.) walks along a hallway during deliberations in Bill Cosby'...


US Senate votes overwhelmingly for tougher Russian sanctions amidst poll meddling probe

The amendment to the underlying Iran sanctions bill maintains and substantially expands sanctions against the government of Russian Federation in response to ...


California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

Marciel told the Associated Press that Felder hit the girl's head with a piece of driftwood even as Marciel tried to restrain her. The child was removed fro...


USA confirms high-level visit to N. Korea behind student's release

This, according to my colleagues' reporting, was followed by an urgent meeting between North Korean and State Department officials to organize Warmbier's rele...


Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

Meteorologists warn of heat-related illnesses as record-breaking temperatures are expected in many large USA cities . Predictions are for as many as 10 very ...


Despite Trump's claim, lawyer says president not under investigation

Todd asked. "Was the reason having to do with his handling of the Russian Federation investigation, or was it having to do with his handling of the Clinton emai...


US Senate votes to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that new USA sanctions on Russia will damage ties between the two countries. The measure calls...


Upcoming Mercedes-Benz A-class Sedan Is All About That Base

Exact details are few and far between, but the report suggests a base price under US$30,000 and it will be sold alongside the CLA-Class. Mercedes-Benz USA dec...


No Verdict Yet as Jurors Head Home for Day at Yanez Trial

The patrolman's shouted expletives at his targeted victim and claimed in court that he opened fire because Castile was reaching for a gun. Prosecutors called ...


British PM vows to fight terror 'whoever is responsible'

He will be taken into custody once discharged and will also be subject of a mental health assessment, the spokesman added. Basu also confirmed that all of t...


Death toll rises to 3 in blast at Colombia mall

President Juan Manuel Santos said he was returning immediately to Bogota and ordered the head of Colombia's police to lead the investigation and keep him r...


Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as U.S. student is released

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert later said Rodman "had nothing to do with" Warmbier's release. Parents in Wyoming say this global incident has the...


Handel, Ossoff call on help in final days of Georgia race

Democrats and liberal activists nationally hope to show they can flip the 24 GOP-held seats they would need to reclaim a House majority next November. And with...


Girl dies after being electrocuted while playing in lagoon

Responders used an automated external defibrillator on the child before she was rushed to the Community Medical Center in Toms Rivers where she died later that ...


Texas woman charged in stabbing death of 4-year-old daughter

Lewis' family members said they knew something was wrong when they received frightening text messages from her, indicating she was in the hospital after a vehic...


Flash flooding possible in Capital Region on Monday

A band of showers and thunderstorms near the Red River will move southeast through daybreak. This is a changing situation and the FIrst Alert team will be wat...


May calls London mosque attack 'sickening'

The man who had a heart attack later died , but first responders said it is unclear if his death resulted from the heart attack or collision with the van ,...


Vehicle attack near London mosque: What we know

He said: "The leader of the mosque said 'You do not touch him.' He was sitting and holding him like that, people kept holding him". Ibn Omar, who has been a...