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Clapper: Trump is Assaulting American Institutions, Checks and Balances ‘Is Eroding’

The country's delicate checks and balances are "under assault" by President Trump, James Clapper warned Jake Tapper on Sunday. Clapper also said he thinks...


Colbert responds to Trump's 'no talent' insult: 'I won'

Colbert, too wasted no time in addressing Trump's comments on him, saying, "The night you appeared on this show ... was very highly rated". But Colbert sug...


Justice Department toughening up on drug crime

As more public officials at all levels of government (municipal, state, and federal) come out in support of cannabis legalization, confidence can be built back ...


Just 29 Percent Approve of Comey Firing

By party, 58 percent of Republicans say they approve of Trump's firing of Comey, while 66 percent of Democrats disapprove. The poll also found that among resp...


Mom of Ohio Boy Who Killed Himself Vows He 'Will Be Heard'

A spokesperson for the Hamilton County coroner said the office planned to re-examine the circumstances surrounding Gabriel's death. Gabriel would kill himse...


Trump warns Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

Spicer, who kept his answers short during Friday's briefing and largely dodged specific questions about Trump's meeting with Comey , said he was not aware that...


UNESCO Expected To Disavow Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem - On Independence Day

However, the prime minister also mentioned that the number of countries supporting the biannual anti-Israel resolution at UNESCO had dropped. "This is a vote ...


UK's Diallo turns heads at NBA Combine, leaves both doors open

Buzz happens when you can fly the way Darrell Griffith flew, outperforming every player here by measuring at 44 1/2 inches in the vertical jump. He can shoot th...


Senate committee subpoenas Flynn for Russian Federation documents

He was then forced to resign from his role in February, when the conversations were revealed. Flynn had declined the committee's April 28 request to turn over...


President Trump Jokes That He & Rosie O'Donnell 'Finally' Agree, Rosie Responds

No one has adduced any evidence of. " As prosecutors committed to the rule of law, we urge you to consider the damage to our democratic system of any attempts...


Grimes Slams Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

The panel will aim to ensure confidence in the integrity of federal elections while looking at vulnerabilities in the system and the possibility of improper vot...


White House advisers struggle to keep Comey story straight

Trump aides had insisted in the aftermath of Comey's surprise dismissal that the president had gone ahead with the firing based on the recommendations of his de...


Comey a 'showboat', Federal Bureau of Investigation probe goes on

Trump said there was no "collusion between me and my campaign and the Russians", but that "the Russians did not affect the vote". To no one's surprise, Don...


Auburn completes 2018 non-conference football schedule

Liberty will begin the transition to the FBS level and will be eligible to earn bowl bids in 2019. It will be the first football series between the schools. The...


Texas Police Officer Fired After Fatal Shooting

The vehicle was actually driving forward - away from police - and not reversing toward them when the shots were fired, he explained. The family later said ...


8-year-old boy said he had fainted, school says

For now, the coroner said the manner of Taye's death is suicide, but her team will try to figure out if there were any contributing factors. Eight-year-old Ta...


Trump likely to visit Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in coming days: White House

The Trump administration has said Comey's firing was unrelated to the Russian Federation investigation. "Were you angry with James Comey when he went public and...


Texas Senate Votes to Give Immigration Lockups Child Care Licenses

The bill's opponents didn't fall for that concern-trolling spin. The bill, SB 2095 , sponsored by Senator Bob Hall , would allow the University Scholastic ...


Betsy DeVos booed mercilessly at historically black university commencement speech

When Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach on Wednesday, there weren't many happy faces. As the crowd kept...


Trump may pick a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

Comey , who had been leading an investigation into alleged ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation, was sacked earlier this week. Di...


'Obama warned Trump against Flynn as national security adviser'

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any such meddling. On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended the administration's decision to keep...


Pope to canonise two Portuguese children

The main goal of the trip to the central Portuguese town, which receives around 7 million people a year, is a huge open-air Mass on Saturday to declare two of t...


Pope confers sainthood on Virgin Mary-viewing Portuguese siblings

Mary is said to have appeared in the central Portuguese town of Fatima on six different occasions to three shepherd children, starting from May 13, 1917. The ch...


Law enforcement searching farm near Rhoden family murder site

A search operation is in progress near the Adams County-Pike County line, according to Dan Tierney of the Ohio Attorney General's Office. Friday, the Ohio Bur...


Workers Take Jefferson Davis Statue Off Its Pedestal In New Orleans

The first memorial to be removed was an obelisk commemorating the Battle of Liberty Place , which was pulled down last month . Early this morning , CNN re...


Russian, South Korean presidents hold telephone conversation

Our Bae Joo-yon has this report. Easing tensions over the antimissile system was a crucial topic when President Xi Jinping of China called Moon on Thursday to...


Video Shows Bullies Kicking Unconscious 8-Year-Old Who Later Killed Himself

Taye's family also blames the school for leaving them in the dark about the attack and possible bullying at the school. A school official told Gabe's mother t...


'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The president said Saturday a new director could be named by Friday, the day he departs for his first presidential foreign trip. "That is possible", said Trum...


Happy Mother's Day: 10 facts

The character played by Winona Ryder on Stranger Things is partly an exploration of how hard it can be for mothers who believe that something is terribly wr...


Senate Expected to Give House Health Care Plan the Cold Shoulder

The ad will also run in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District, which Ryan represents. Voegeli pointed to a long list of government programs that Republicans...


Judge finds probable cause to charge Amtrak engineer in derailment

A Philadelphia municipal court judge ordered the charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment against former Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian ...


Jeff Sessions wants all those prisons full

NPR's Martin Kaste explains . Instead, the attorney general's plan unintentionally underscores the case for Congress to reform the nation's unjust sentencing...


US Senate urged to hold hearing on Trump's firing of Comey

The Times said it was not clear whether the dinner was the same one that Trump described in the NBC interview in which the president acknowledged asking Comey ...


Arkansas deputy, 2 others killed in domestic-related incident

Authorities allege that Bowden shot and killed the deputy during the traffic stop. The ruling this week by a MA judge vacating Aaron Hernandez's murder convic...


Hillary Clinton Concession Call to Trump to be Released

To commemorate the occasion, White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino made a decision to spike the football. In a tweet, Scavino posted a screenshot of...