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Mercury star Diana Taurasi weds ex-teammate Penny Taylor

Taylor, who retired from playing in 2016, is now the director of player development for the Mercury. Davis, a first-round draft pick from NCAA champion SC, we...


Comey Should Testify in Public, Says Newt Gingrich

His name was floated as a possible replacement for then-FBI Director Robert Mueller in 2013, and he received support from an association of FBI agents before Pr...


Appeals Court Skeptical of Trump Admin's Defense of Travel-Restrictions Order

A federal judge in Hawaii has also blocked the six-country travel ban as well as the freeze on the US refugee program. Should it consider the disparate impact t...


Trump's New 'Voter Fraud Panel' Headed By Leading Nativist

White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the president is "committed to the thorough review of registration and voting issues in federal elections"...


Emmanuel Macron's French revolution faces first test

Valls, a high-profile politician on the pro-business right of the Socialist party, said on Tuesday he was interested in joining Macron - a move that has anger...


Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

But Trump has also called him a "smart cookie" and said he would be "honored" to meet the North Korean leader. Sunday's launch is the first since Moon Jae-i...


Rep. Mo Brooks seeks US Senate seat in Alabama

Robert Bentley and is seeking election. U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-5th, announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate Monday ahead of four press conferences set in Hunt...


'Fast decision' could be coming on the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

And, since the interview that aired tonight on FNC was taped earlier in the week, NYT has reported Trump is mulling whether to beef up his communications depa...


Former Penn State student blames school for hazing death

Jonah Neuman , 19, faces charges for aggravated assault, involuntary manslaughter, simple assault, reckless endangerment, hazing, disorderly conduct and alcohol...


Former US Attorney Barbara McQuade: Comey Firing Threatens FBI's Independence

Mr. Trump said they would do press briefings differently: "We do it through a piece of paper with a perfectly accurate, attractive answer". "These White Ho...


Bus crash closes SB I-95 north of Baltimore; NB lanes reopen

Three chaperones and a driver were also on the bus. Werner Coach president Heath Ochroch confirmed to NBC10 Philadelphia that the bus belongs to his company...


Donald Trump pledges to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Trump sometimes taped phone conversations with associates and others from his Trump Tower office in NY, according to three people who say they have direct kn...


Melissa McCarthy confronts, makes out with Trump on SNL

Trump was asked if he could assure the nation he wouldn't name someone "crazy" to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey . Baldwin's Trump insisted that it wa...


Frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'

Davis said that when he first saw Piazza passed out on a couch, others were laughing, saying Piazza had too much to drink. "There were people surrounding him,...


Boy, 8, beaten unconscious days before days before killing himself

Gabe hanged himself with a necktie in the bedroom of his Cincinnati home two days later. The school district had refused to release the video but made a...


Trump insists no evidence of Russia collusion, junks probe

He added that Flynn was sacked because he misled Vice President Mike Pence about the calls, not because the calls themselves were inappropriate. Did Flynn br...


Monday Briefing: House Passes Obamacare Replacement Bill

It didn't take long for advocacy groups to attack swing-district Republicans who voted for the American Health Care Act, the bill to repeal and replace Obamacar...


John Oliver calls on Congress to act after James Comey's abrupt firing

Not surprisingly, John Oliver gave his take on Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight . Donald Trump (l.) said he planned on firing James Comey (r.) regardl...


Sean Spicer Missed Press Briefings for Navy Reserve Duty

That one earned him the "honor" of being portrayed by Melissa McCarthy on "Saturday Night Live" a few times and an infamous "Four Pinocchio" rating from the ...


Court likely to question if Trump's travel ban discriminates

That same body previously ruled against Trump's first travel ban - a ban that was immediately challenged by Washington state. In the 4th Circuit case, the J...


Former French PM describes Socialist Party as 'dead'

Hamon vowed to "rebuild the left" with a new "broad-based movement", while saying he meant to remain a member of the Socialist Party. In a poll, 59 per cent o...


The Pope proclaimed saints two children

Jacinta and Francisco Marto were declared saints by Pope Francis at a mass in Fatima. Pope Francis called on the pilgrims to follow the example of heroic vi...


France's Macron to name PM on first full day in office

Cazeneuve, a Socialist, and Philippe, from the mainstream-right Republicans party, shook hands warmly. "If the prime minister comes from the right, Emmanuel M...


Trump is reportedly considering a massive White House shakeup

The actress, who was also this week's host, kicked off a sketch with Spicer in the bushes outside the White House before taking back the lectern from Aidy Bryan...


Trump's frustrations are boiling over after Comey dismissal

Addressing reporters onboard the presidential plan Air Force One, Mr Trump said the selection process would be fast. Trump also had a sit down with NBC Nigh...


Comey Willing To Testify, But Only In Public Setting

The President insists Mr Comey told him repeatedly that he was in the clear before he sacked him on Tuesday. Trump's reference to the possible existence...


'Spicy's back!': 'SNL' has McCarthy's Spicer meet with Baldwin's Trump

The New York Times is also reporting that the president asked Mr Comey for a pledge of loyalty - and he said no. "Trump is so unsophisticated about governm...


Jason Chaffetz is telling his colleagues he's headed to Fox News

Chaffetz now serves as the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and was a top critic of the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton....


La Costa Canyon graduate charged in Penn State hazing case

Piazza family attorney Tom Kline called the footage the "worst possible debauchery and depravity that you could possibly have anywhere, let alone a college camp...


Supreme Court rejects appeal over NC voter ID law

Circuit Court of Appeals said the state provided no evidence of the kind of in-person voter fraud the ID mandate would address. The North Carolina General A...


Falling tree limb kills man during Mother's Day barbecue

A 28-year-old man was killed after a tree was struck by lightning and a 16-foot tree limb fell and hit him on the head around 5pm. It was a holiday celebration ...


Journalist Arrested for Questioning HHS Secretary on GOP Health Care Bill

Heyman, by all accounts, was doing what journalists do when somebody won't answer their questions, follow them through a public space until they either get an a...


Trump's pick for Dept. of Agriculture's chief scientist is not a scientist

The top position is supposed to be filled by "distinguished scientists with specialized or significant experience in agricultural research, education, and econo...


Truex living well after win

Safety crews at Kansas Speedway had to peel back the front windshield of Almirola's auto and help him from his vehicle after a fiery wreck with Joey Logano an...


A close look at Trump's actions, statements and tweets on Comey

Trump wrote in one of six tweets that began at 7:15 a.m. Lastly, though it remains a brewing question, the swirling doubt cast by Trump's freakish behavior ...