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'Trump scandals reaching Watergate size and scale'

John McCain, who was beaten by Barack Obama to the United States presidency in 2008, has compared the crisis enveloping Trump to the infamous Watergate incident...


Republicans struggle to navigate chaos of latest Trump-Russia scandal

The White House vowed to track down those who disclosed the information. "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. ...


Trump asked FBI chief Comey to end Flynn-Russia probe

An FBI agent's contemporaneous notes are widely held up in court as credible evidence of conversations. The New York Times has not acquired the memos themselv...


Sen. John Cornyn withdraws from Federal Bureau of Investigation director search

From a political landscape, Cornyn now serves as the Senate Majority Whip and Republicans control 52 Senate seats, both factors that may have lead some Republic...


Comey wrote in memo that Trump asked to end Flynn investigation

While not unprecedented, it is a rare privilege for a foreign minister to be granted bilateral talks in the Oval Office with a USA president. "Three words: o...


Grand Rapids Officers honor the fallen in Washington D.C.

Trump says it is his duty as president to keep America safe "from crimes, safe from terrorism and safe from all enemies — foreign and domestic". The Green Bay P...


Captain of crashed jet described as experienced

A police officer walks near the site of a deadly small plane crash near Teterboro Airport in Carlstadt , N.J., just west of New York City, Monday, May 15, 2017...


The White House is overwhelmed with the Russian Federation scandal

Within days they obtained details of the meeting, pushed it to the Washington Post and the watched the White House lurch into another chaotic exercise in damage...


Texas Health Officials Ask Feds To Restore Funding

The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. She said Medicaid patients have a legally bound "freedom of choice", and that abortion providers and their affiliates wou...


Israel reportedly provided intel Trump gave to Russian Federation

John McCain, R-Ariz., called the reports "deeply disturbing" and said they could affect the willingness of USA allies and partners to share intelligence wit...


Black Louisiana lawmakers condemn Confederate statue bill

Thomas Carmody, R-Shreveport, prevents "altering, removing, relocating, or destroying a memorial, including any structure, plaque, statue, or monument that is...


Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

The better chance of storms will develop after 7pm Thursday and continue through Saturday where a few storms may be strong or even severe weather through Friday...


Who was in Trump's meeting with the Russians?

President Trump is responding to the backlash against the allegations that he shared "highly classified" information with the Russians by saying he had "the a...


Trump Asked FBI Director To Drop Flynn Investigation

Trump has routinely decried leaks of embarrassing information since his unexpected election victory. In the latest example, the White House condemned leaks ...


Confederate statue of Jefferson Davis removed in New Orleans; controversy continues

The monument to the former president of the Confederacy - captured 152 years and one day to the date of the statue's removal - is the second of four Confedera...


US Soldier Killed in Fight With Somalia's Al-Shabaab

The US troops were part of a US military program to advise and assist Somali ground forces. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Captain Jeff Davis, described the raid ...


Texas governor: Latinos shouldn't fear sanctuary city ban

The law requires local governmental entities and law enforcement officials to comply with federal immigration laws and detainer requests for people in custody. ...


New Orleans Removes Jefferson Davis Statue

City officials had refused to give advance public notice of the work because of threats of violence against contractors and workers involved in the effort. They...


Keith Olbermann Hails Sally Yates As An 'American Hero'

Spicer noted that Yates, who was sacked January 30 for failing to enforce the travel ban , was appointed by the Obama administration and was a strong supporter...


US Plans to Supply Antitank Weapons to Kurdish Fighters in Syria

The White House meeting comes a week after Trump signed off on a plan vehemently opposed by Turkey, which authorizes directly arming Syrian Kurds in the fig...


House oversight chair seeking Comey memos

Ten days ago, Donald Trump's rocky presidency was in relatively calm waters. Congress must obtain the reported Comey memos, he added. November 13, 2016: I...


Confederate New Orleans monument comes down

The Beauregard statue is one of four monuments that New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the city council want removed, and two of the four that remain standi...


Sen. John Cornyn of Texas removes himself from FBI consideration

Thompson also served as USA attorney for the Northern District of Georgia and held several high-level positions at PepsiCo. "Every consideration is made to en...


IMF Head Discusses Global Economic Challenges With Chinese Leadership

Governments including Russian Federation, the United States and India have expressed unease about Beijing's possible political motives in pursuing the trade i...


Here's a list of possible candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey's written account of the meeting is two pages long and highly detailed, the associates said . Bob Bauer, White House Counsel to President Obama, talks ...


Here's what Americans think of Trump firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

On the flip side, almost two-thirds of Republicans say the firing had to do with how the former FBI director handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's em...


Wisconsin tornado: At least 20 hurt when twister hits trailer park

Emergency management officials in Grant County reported a gust that hit 68 miles per hour in Cuba City, and wind felled tree branches in the Hazel Green area an...


Trump asked Comey to halt Flynn investigation

A person familiar with the situation says FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo after a meeting with President Donald Trump that Trump had asked him to shut ...


Family says 2 adults, 5 children died in fire

Family members say a couple and their five children died in early morning house fire in Akron. Patrick Boggs, 47, a convicted arsonist with a history of domes...


Torch-wielding protesters rally against removal of Confederate statue

It's an act. It's not just lighting a Tiki torch. "Based upon what I'm seeing online, the people involved in this have a juvenile mentality and are beneath our ...


Experts worry over GOP health law

Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, also says the version that gets to the president will likely differ from the House measure. They did so without public h...


Man Decapitated Mom On Mother's Day, sheriff's office says

The suspect and stabbed grocery store employee have both been hospitalised. Still, the injured clerk was able to chase and tackle Joshua before other employee...


Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

The bombshell Comey news came as the beleaguered administration was still struggling mightily to explain Monday's revelation that the president had disclosed hi...


Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law

Trump is so nuts that his advisers are afraid to leave him alone in meetings with foreign leaders because they are afraid of what he will say. He called her...


Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn

According to Comey's memo, the President said: " I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go ". The New York Times first reported ...