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Miss District of Columbia Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA

McCullough, someone who has health care through her job, thinks it's "definitely" a privilege . She expressed her belief that women are "just as equal as men...


Trump Announces 'Fast' Replacement for Sacked FBI Director

Comey instead told Trump he could count on his honesty, the Times said . "Nearly all of them are very well known", Mr Trump said. This data on many of those...


Former Rep. Corrine Brown found guilty in charity scam

The representative's attorney indicated that he would file a motion for a new trial soon after Brown's sentencing, but admitted that he was disappointed by tod...


US Accuses Syria of Mass Killings, Use of Crematorium to Burn Bodies

The Syrian government has constructed and is using a crematorium inside its notorious Sednaya military prison near Damascus to clandestinely dispose of the bo...


Chicago security guard sucker punched by man she just helped

In the video, the man's friends also looked surprised by his actions but do nothing to help. The guard, Zoa Stigler , told WGN she saw the man sitting outs...


AG Sessions Pledges Redoubled War on Drugs

Ms Chettiar said ignoring prosecutors' discretion and issuing blanket mandatory minimums is "what led to this mess of mass incarceration". At the same time, t...


Melissa McCarthy Hosts 'Saturday Night Live'

The report was later corrected to say Spicer was "among" the bushes not "in" in the bushes. Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer on May 9 in Studio 8H. In a path...


North Korea may bid to co-host World Cup

FILE - United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters outside the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. "We can do a lot ...


Comey replacement could be appointed 'next week — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking

Eight candidates to be the bureau's director were in line Saturday for the first interviews with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, ...


A rigged voter fraud panel

The integrity of our elections is an foundational issue, but any commission led by an extremist like Kris Kobach - a "birther" whose attempts to restrict voti...


Ex-intel chief: founders' system under assault

Trump presents his finding as some sort of natural gap between the truth and what is said on his behalf, as though his spokespeople are just poor connectors i...


State Department: Assad Regime Built Crematorium to Cover Up Mass Killings

Amnesty's report, Human Slaughterhouse , said prisoners are moved in the middle of the night from their cells under the pretext of being transferred. "Simply p...


Most UK patients saw no change on Monday after cyber attack - minister

Attackers will encourage victims to keep their computers on but do not be fooled. Would Asia, the world's most populous continent, be hit just as hard? Over t...


Hoffman, Gonzalez lift Rockies to 10-7 win over Dodgers

Entering Sunday's finale, the victor would claim the top spot in the West. With Trevor Story on the 10-day disabled list, Valaika started his fifth straight ...


Trump order to ease no-politics tax rule for religious groups

However, as the BBC noted, Trump can not repeal the law without congressional legislation, so instead, he is directing the IRS to "exercise maximum enforcemen...


Students, fraternity face charges in Penn State hazing death

In addition to Ems and Schiavone, Brendan Young, of Malvern, and Nick Kubera of Downingtown, were arraigned Friday. Nine brothers face arraignment at 2:00 P.M. ...


Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Seek 'Most Serious' Charges, Stricter Sentences

If you want to collect a drug debt, you can't file a lawsuit in court. Under Sessions, the Justice Department believes critics of mandatory minimum sentences...


Crews remove Jefferson Davis monument in Mid

The photographs and video of the Davis statue - previously so graven and seemingly immovable, now wrapped in a yellow strap and green plastic, dangling above a ...


New French president Macron wastes no time: names PM, meets Merkel

The mayor of Le Havre since 2010, Philippe previously worked as a director of public affairs for French nuclear group Areva from 2007 to 2010 and as a lawyer fr...


Police obtain amateur video at scene of 15-year-old shot

After driving through a Walgreens parking lot, the duo reportedly backed into a police officer, which is when Officer James Boulay, 30, who has no background of...


Strong winds before fatal plane crash

Thick, black smoke was seen rising high above the crash site, and was visible as far away as New York City. "Airport's closed! Airport's closed!" an air traff...


U.S. president mulling to replace WH press secretary with Fox News host

Other reports point out that the American president is also mulling expanding the White House communications team and is looking at hiring producers from Fox Ne...


Kevin Gausman gets ejected in 2nd inning after hitting Xander Bogaerts

The fan was ejected from the game and the Red Sox issued a public apology to Jones and the Orioles. Later that same evening, the team had another fan escorted ...


Opinion on Trump Stable Despite Turmoil Over Comey Firing, Poll Finds

John Cornyn, R-Texas; acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe; Alice Fisher, a white-collar defense lawyer who previously led the Justice Department's criminal divisi...


Trump `shared secret information about IS´ with Russian officials

The disclosure late Monday drew strong condemnation from Democrats and a rare rebuke of Trump from some Republican lawmakers. If true, the breach was ill-timed,...


Trump does not think U.S. should copy Australia's health system: White House

In response Trump said: "We had a great telephone call". Following a familiar fit of laughter, Sanders jokingly takes Trump's comment at face value. Trump...


Angry Phil Kessel fires up Penguins, ties series with Senators

The trick is to adapt enough to overcome the obstacle, but not so much that you undermine what makes your team effective. It was just an unacceptable performanc...


Trump says next gen leaders among Liberty grads

In addressing the graduating class at Liberty University on Saturday, Trump declared that "it's the outsiders who change the world". Democrats, and some FBI o...


Plane in deadly crash was registered in Montana

A lot of them had to do with what the president has said on this issue and whether or not the judges should consider that in context. When asked why the 9th C...


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

White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Trump fired Comey only after getting a recommendation from the Department of Jus...


Fox News loses Shine as management restructure gets into gear

Given Fox's total domination of the conservative cable news audience, I would put the odds of that happening at roughly zero. We will all miss him, ' Rupert Mur...


White House defends lack of women at health care event

The House bill would end the health care law's fines on people who do not buy policies and erase its taxes on health industry businesses and higher earners. "Fi...


Appeals court hears testimony on Trump travel ban

A federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., will hear arguments about the legality of the president's revised travel ban. But Judge Pamela Harris said Trump's...


White House refuses to say if Comey tapes exist

Lee said he was "absolutely serious about it". The firing drew a wave of criticism in large part because the FBI has been investigating whether election meddlin...


Attorney General Tells Prosecutors to Seek 'Most Serious' Charges in Drug Cases

He added that Sessions' policy was an "unwise and ill-informed decision" and that Congress should enact criminal-justice legislature to reverse the move. Cook w...