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Trump's frustration grows as backlash from Comey firing continues

Donald Trump now refuses to discuss tape recordings of conversations with FBI Director James Comey that POTUS suggested in a Friday morning tweet. In an i...


8-year-old boy bullied at school days before killing himself

Parents and other demonstrators hold signs against bullying and in memory of Gabriel Taye, an 8-year-old boy who killed himself in January 2017 two days after b...


Donald Trump's attacks on fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief meet resistance; Russian Federation probe proceeds

Trump's comments, which contradicted previous White House statements, further fueled the political and legal furor in Washington over his unceremonious sacking ...


North Korea fires ballistic missile, Seoul says

Moon won Tuesday's election on a platform of a moderate approach to North Korea and has said he would be willing to go to Pyongyang under the right circumstance...


A Massive Wildfire On The Florida-Georgia Border Continues To Spread

Analysts say wind gusts and dry conditions were raising the risk of spreading the fire. Some road closures were in effect and the main entrance to the refuge wa...


Pope canonizes 2 children who claimed to see Virgin of Fatima

Its report has not been published but was given to Pope Francis in 2014. "If we want to please Our Lady, then listen to her and do what she tells us in the ho...


Christian Liberty University gives Trump warm welcome

US President Donald Trump has said the new Federal Bureau of Investigation boss could be nominated as early as next week. Newly elected USA presidents often...


UK spending money to strengthen cyber security of health system - Fallon

The ransomware appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was purportedly identified by the US National Security Agency for its own intelli...


OH police chief, 3 others dead in nursing home shooting

Special agent Michael Trout from the BCI says seven special investigation agents are now conducting interviews and three crime scene agents are on the scene. Th...


The White House is furious at Russian Federation over this photo

Comey's dismissal has not impeded the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election, McCabe said. McCabe, who took the reins of t...


'You have a true friend,' Trump tells NRA

Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the NRA, said gun owners must beat back "leftist zealots" who are determined to "destroy President Trump". The...


Did Sessions Just Escalate The War on Drugs?

Cook was a harsh critic of the Obama administration's criminal justice policies. "The most serious offenses are those that carry the most substantial guidelines...


Parents demonstrate outside bullied boy's school

The email from the homicide detective, which was shared with The Associated Press, describes what he saw in the surveillance video. For now, the coroner said th...


'Hands Around City Hall' mark Los Angeles riot anniversary

On Saturday, several hundred people marked the anniversary with demonstrations advocating peace and hope. From the flashpoint of the unrest at Florence and No...


Accused Boston double murderer ordered held without bail

They were pronounced dead at the scene. Prosecutors say one of two doctors found dead in their penthouse condominium in Boston had texted a friend that th...


Why US President Donald Trump was insane to talk about tapes

A source close to Comey told NBC News that Comey "hopes there are tapes". At week's end, the president was still fuming over that, and a shake-up of the entir...


Trump slams 'critics' in his first commencement address as president

Trump, who took office on January 20, also sounded familiar campaign themes about a broken system in Washington. "You are about the begin the greatest adventu...


N. Korea missile launch due to 'state of paranoia'

According to a US official, Sunday's missile landed 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Russia's Vladivostok region, home to the Russian Pacific Fleet. A North ...


Comey is 'not anxious about any tapes'

A little later, he said: "The tweet speaks for itself". President Trump in the White House in Washington. On Tuesday, the White House announced Comey was ...


US President Donald Trump couldn't care less about the James Comey mess

Trump warned Mr. Comey not to leak information to the news media, while dismissing criticism that the president's aides gave contradictory accounts of how the W...


Boy, 8, Killed Himself 2 Days After Assault at School

But as the school has so far declined to release the video, precisely what it shows is in dispute. Gabriel Taye, 8, took his own life two days after being all...


Brandon Bostian, Amtrak engineer, charged over fatal 2015 derailment in Philly

Shapiro filed the felony "catastrophe" charge along with misdemeanors counts, including eight counts of manslaughter and reckless endangerment. The engineer i...


US Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders crackdown on drug traffickers

Current law still reflects the get-tough-on-crime mood of decades ago that a growing, bipartisan group of officials has concluded is outmoded, expensive and, of...


Tillerson signs global declaration recognizing climate change

The agreement will facilitate entry and exit of people, equipment and material to research infrastructure and research areas. "The concept of global warming w...


Pilgrims await pope at Fatima for canonization ceremony

The pontiff's first official event Friday is a brief private meeting with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at the air base. Pope Francis has lef...


Attorney General Jeff Sessions Enacts New Drug Crime Policy

Schiff questioned. But Sessions said drug crimes often lead to violent crimes. "Former Attorney General Eric Holder called it an ideologically motivated, cookie...


4-star WR Kenan Jones recommits to LSU

Jones is now the ninth player in the 2018 class to hail from the Bayou State. Jones is the Tiger second commitment at receiver and joins Jena's Jaray Jenkins...


Acting FBI chief contradicts White House claim

In an interview with NBC News on Thursday, the president said Comey told him directly, "You are not under investigation ", when Trump asked him about the pro...


Trump urges Senate GOP not to let Americans down

Separately, on CBS's "Face the Nation", Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia said his mostly poor and rural state "gets absolutely slammed" by the Ho...


Texas men's tennis rallies to advance at NCAA Championships

In singles play, Federici extended the Lady Raider lead by defeating Denver's Arisha Ladhani in two sets of 6-0 and 6-4 to make the score 2-0. The momentum ...


Judge Overrules Prosecutor, Orders Charges Brought Against Conductor in Philly Amtrak Crash

In addition to eight counts of involuntary manslaughter , former Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian was charged with one count of causing or risking a catastrophe...


Resident heard shots, screaming in Ohio killings

Thorp said Hartless took two passerbys hostage behind the nursing home before opening fire at Disario. The facility is open to the public, the Dispatch noted,...


Torch-wielding protesters rally at Confederate statue in Virginia

Among those there was Richard Spencer , who popularized the phrase "alt-right". Our media partners at the Daily Progress report the protesters were carryin...


PA judge rules "probable cause" to charge 2015 Amtrak train derailment engineer

The Philadelphia district attorney's office on Tuesday said it did not have enough evidence to charge Bostian and closed the case. The Amtrak train, headed t...


US Senate Intelligence Chair Says 'No Evidence' Yet of Trump-Russia Collusion

The President and his spokesman later refused to say whether he tapes exchanges with his visitors, something that Mr Trump was suspected of doing when he was in...