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Young girl dies after jumping into Lake Michigan

Francis Hospital. Authorities say even though temperatures in Chicago were expected to reach the mid-80s, the water temperature was around 50 degrees. It's ...


Americans remain divided on Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Comey

Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Trump needs to stop tweeting and talking about the investigation into Russian meddling in the USA presidential election. ...


Trump discussion with Russians 'wholly appropriate' says advisor

Congressional Republicans and Democrats expressed concern about the report . In his press briefing on Tuesday, he said that the "premise" of the story was fa...


Most Americans Oppose Republican's New Health Care Plan

The ratings represent a net 7-point swing from the previous poll - and it's the second time Trump's job performance numbers have fallen after a high-profile h...


U.S. government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Clapper said America's founding fathers had created three co-equal branches of government with checks and balances, but with Trump as president, that was now un...


Defiant Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russia

President Donald Trump defended wanting to share terrorism intelligence with Russian officials in a White House meeting last week , saying he has the " absolu...


Father shocked after adult son accused of decapitating mom

He told the Associated Press: "I never foresaw a problem". After investigations by multiple law enforcement agencies, Webb on Monday was charged with the mu...


Trump Defends Sharing Info With Russia: I Had The 'Absolute Right'

When asked if the president revealed specific information to the Russians, McMaster said: "It was nothing you would not know from open source reporting". Trump ...


Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation director search 'moving rapidly'

Bush's administration; and Adam Lee, a special agent in charge of the FBI's office in Richmond, Va. President Trump's decision to keep his staff in the dark r...


US President Donald Trump's shifting reasons for sacking Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey

Lee made a counterintuitive suggestion meant to draw bipartisan support: Merrick Garland, the judge nominated previous year by former president Barack Obama to ...


Trump says he had 'right' to share information with Russia

On the 117th day of the Donald Trump presidency, a stunning report claims the president may have revealed highly classified information to Russian Federatio...


Merrick Garland to remain a judge; won't be Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Lee also raised the idea directly with White House staff, according to an aide. Something of a Garland-boomlet gained traction in GOP circles following former...


USA government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

The poll finds 30 percent say Trump's decision to fire Comey has given them a less favourable impression of the president, versus only 6 percent who say they ha...


Democrats Open to Blocking Trump's FBI Pick, Says Schumer

Some Republicans and Democrats alike raised alarm bells over Comey's firing, over its timing and the potential reasons behind it. Mark Warner, the top Democrat ...


Governor: Convention surplus should have gone to taxpayers

The host committee apparently didn't need the entire $10 million from the state and should have approached Wolf's office and lawmakers about returning what it d...


Sean Spicer Denies Trump Tweet Was a Threat to James Comey

The Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and parallel congressional investigations have cast a cloud over Trump's presidency since he took office on January 20...


Police chief shot in upstate NY, suspect barricaded in home

Luke's Hospital staff for their professionalism and care that they have provided Chief Amthor". The shooting occurred in Maybrook , which is about 70 miles n...


White House doesn't deny Trump recording conversations

The White House had no immediate comment. "You can't be cute about tapes". CBS Evening News, citing a source who has spoken with Comey, said on Twitter that...


White House denies Trump revealed classified info to Russians

The Social Democratic Party lawmaker said that if the US president "passes this information to other governments at will, then Trump becomes a security risk for...


Russia denies President Trump shared classified secrets

The controversy engulfed the White House. He said the agenda is deregulation, tax reform and repealing and replacing the health care law. Garland, the federal...


Trump says 'hostile' media could prompt him to cancel daily press briefings

It is clearly based on conversations with reporters, and the work that they are producing, that Donald Trump's presidency has taken American journalism to a hig...


Texas considers banning trans athletes after Mack Beggs wins state wrestling title

The bill would give authorities the power to block kids from playing. "This is for fairness and safety of the students", said Hall, who filed the bill two we...


Spicer Shuts Down Questions on Trump Tweet During Friday Press Briefing

When Trump then pressed for "honest loyalty", Comey told him, "You will have that", the associates said. Spicer did not respond to question that whether t...


Harvard Prof Says Trump Violates Constitution 'Constantly,' Calls For Impeachment Probe

Trump then wrote a letter to Comey, saying he was acting on their recommendation. " You never knew who else was listening". Russian Federation denies the c...


White House officials were reportedly 'hiding in offices' after

According to the Post , the information had been provided by an American ally through a sensitive intelligence sharing arrangement. But The Washington Post ...


Man Stabs Clerk While Holding Decapitated Human Head

Webb allegedly stabbed the store clerk multiple times, but the employee was still able to help tackle the suspect. He was identified by police as 66-year-old Mi...


Dave Chappelle: Sorry for saying 'give Trump a chance'

A few months later, it seems like Trump has blown his chance. But according to a speech the comedian gave this week at the Robin Hood gala, there's one sentence...


4 charged in fraternity pledge hazing death to plead guilty

Deng's death and others like it have led to sharp criticism of the so-called Greek system in US universities, in which prospective members often must endure bru...


Payment system outages hit some Starbucks stores

StarbucksStarbucks' payment system is now experiencing outages across the U.S. and Canada, and the coffee giant is giving away free drinks at locations affected...


President revealed classified information to Russians

Mr Trump's meeting with the Russian delegation at the White House came a day after he fired FBI Director James Comey , who was leading the agency's investigati...


Trump Signs Executive Order Giving Religious Groups Freedom of Speech

A current provision in the United States federal tax code, known as the Johnson Amendment , says that churches can be investigated and lose their tax-exempt ...


Mormon Church pulls older teens from Boy Scouts program

Varsity is a separate program. The church's decision to break ties with the Boy Scouts is a significant loss for the scouting program. "Instead we are driven...


'Nothing more pathetic …' Trump's commencement address has message for Comey, critics

Falwell is credited with helping Trump win an overwhelming 80 percent of the white evangelical vote. President Trump in a commencement address at Liberty Uni...


3 buildings involved in jet crash, 2 damaged

Initially, Carlstadt Police said the pilot and co-pilot had died but hours later authorities said they couldn't immediately confirm their deaths. Officials ...


Moving US embassy would help peace by 'shattering Palestinian fantasy' - Israeli PM

The kingdom has yet to release a full list of participants, but invitees include leaders of the Gulf states, other key Arab countries as well as leading Islamic...