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Comey reveals few details about state of Russian Federation inquiry

When he testified in an open session of the committee on March 20, Comey publicly confirmed for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia's efforts to...


Here are the unanswered questions about Trump's 'tapes' warning to Comey

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer released a statement saying Mr Trump had chose to fire Mr Comey only after Attorney-General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Att...


US AG issues new criminal charging policy

His goal? The memorandum states that it is "Our responsibility is to fulfill our role in a way that accords with the law, advances public safety, and promot...


Marijuana legalization bill squeaks through Vermont House

The initial results, which the state house debuted in February, were disastrous: The original text of HB 1397 banned all forms of smokeable, edible, and vape-...


Trump Threatens to Stop White House Press Briefings

Trump tweeted Friday morning. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he does not know if there was collusion between President Trump's ca...


Former DNI James Clapper Reveals Comey Was 'Uneasy' About Dinner With Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump warned ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey on Friday against talking to the media, suggesting there might ...


Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in crash

Kline, who had sought the private complaint on the family's behalf. The judge ordered city prosecutors to charge Bostian with two misdemeanors over Rachel Jacob...


Republicans told to unite and kill Obamacare

It also includes $300 billion in tax cuts for high-income people. And in the Senate, there are enough moderate Republicans to derail this. Even if it gets maj...


Sean Spicer refuses to deny that Trump is taping White House visitors

They said that they are also requesting "all documents, memoranda, analyses, emails, and other communications relating to the President's decision to dismiss Di...


Gunman Fires On Paramedic Treating Gunshot Victim

Though the union initially reported that a firefighter was shot, the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department later said it was a paramedic. According to the mayor, ...


Parents demonstrate at school where 8-year-old was bullied

Attorneys for the mother of an 8-year-old Cincinnati boy say he was bullied and knocked unconscious at school two days before he killed himself. "In an effo...


Trump admits he was lying about why he fired Comey

Trump also said Comey told him two other times that he was not under investigation, once on the phone and once during a dinner that had been "arranged". But he ...


Kobach supported Trump's unfounded claim that "millions" voted illegally

But even before the commission was made official, Kobach's influential position on it was generating controversy, particularly among immigration advocacy groups...


Federal Bureau of Investigation oath says any individual loyalty pledge can lead 'to tyranny'

Comey's reported reply: that he would give the president honesty. Mr Trump also said this week that he alone was responsible for the decision to sack Mr Comey...


Republican who helped pass health overhaul meeting voters

Appearing at a crime victims center in a Democratic pocket of his New Jersey district, MacArthur fielded questions for almost five hours from a loud and feisty ...


White House was warned on Flynn, says former official

On Monday, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates told Congress that, just days into the Trump presidency, she warned the White House that Flynn had lied to...


Amtrak engineer faces charges in fatal 2015 derailment

He also is charged with eight counts on involuntary manslaughter , a first-degree misdemeanor, and "numerous" charges of reckless endangerment, a second-degree...


US House Democrats Request Trump-Comey Dinner Tape Turned Over to Congress

A little later, he said: "The tweet speaks for itself". But as Democrats and Republicans began to increasingly question Mr Trump's decision, Mr Spicer and two p...


With tough sentencing policy, Atty. Gen. Sessions pledges redoubled war on drugs

Jeff Sessions refuses to bring charges against the white officers who shot dead black Louisiana resident Alton Sterling, and instead insists on tougher polic...


Comey Furious over Trump Team's Smear Campaign - and He's Prepared to Respond

The dinner at which the conversation Comey related took place was on January 27th, nearly a month later. So far, the episode has attracted a wave of fiery...


Former cop admits shooting Walter Scott was 'unnecessary'

Michael Slager , the former cop who shot Walter Scott in the back while he fled, has plead guilty to an excessive force charge in federal court in connection ...


Pa.'s attorney general joins call for independent Russian probe

Congress let the independent counsel law expire in 1999. "In an interview with NBC News, President Trump admitted to firing FBI Director James Comey because o...


Arkansas man jailed in deaths of 3 people, including deputy

The names and ages of the remaining two victims have not been released at this time, but both were reported to be female. A Texas police-reform bill named aft...


James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Panel

The White House initially cited a Justice Department memo criticising Mr Comey's handling of last year's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails as the impe...


Judge orders prosecutors to charge Amtrak engineer in crash

Philadelphia prosecutors announced earlier in the week that they couldn't prove Bostian acted with "conscious disregard" when he accelerated the train to 106 m...


Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Ousted After Network Scandals

In August, Shine and Jack Abernethy were appointed as co-presidents to lead Fox News after Chief Executive Ailes resigned in July following sexual harassment al...


Trump Considering Ex-Congressman Mike Rogers for FBI Director, Official Says

On the spot as the FBI's new acting director, Andrew McCabe assured US senators Thursday he will alert them to any effort to interfere with the investigation in...


Tom Price: Medicaid Recipients Will 'Absolutely Not' Lose Coverage

They cited concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions, along with cuts to Medicaid. "How is that not a broken...


Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His Team

Mr Trump went further as well, saying at one point that his decision to sack Mr Comey was in part motivated by his belief that an investigation into Russia'...


Comey Asked for More Prosecutor Resources for Russia Probe

And then demand the White House provide said tapes. "I'll tell you what, they'll be very unhappy", Trump said of news networks, "because the ratings are so ...


NHS cyber-attack did not hit Wales - Welsh Government

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said teams were "working round the clock" in response to the attack as it was reported up to 99 countries, including t...


Trump's Comey firing: Florida Dems pounce, Republicans cautious

The statement contradicts a Washington Post report on Wednesday that said that Rosenstein had threatened to leave the Justice Department. Other news outle...


House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey "tapes"

The question reflects a conflict of interest that the president has: a conflict between his constitutional duty to take care that the laws of the nation are f...


School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

A woman who lives in the same Cincinnati apartment complex as Reynolds said Friday that her 13-year-old son sometimes played with Gabriel outside. While the v...


Man Once Charged in Chandra Levy Killing Deported

Levy's slaying captured national attention, with reports surfacing that she had an affair with then-Democratic US Rep. Gary Condit. During a 2010 murder trial...