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United Nations Security Council turns eye to Venezuela crisis

He also maintains they're stirring unrest that has boiled over into a second month of often-violent street protests. Friends and relatives of Arellano gathere...


United States 'democracy is at risk' - lawmaker wants Trump impeached

POLITICO: Trump's handling of classified info brings new chaos to White House - "In a span of 24 hours last week, President Trump startled his senior aides by f...


Car Crash In Times Square Kills Teen and Injures 22 More

Rojas had been arrested at least twice previously for driving while intoxicated, once in 2008 and once in 2015, police said. Rojas has not been formally charg...


Dozens of protesters demand Brazilian president's resignation

The approval allows the court to quickly make both the testimony and audio public. "The president's resignation has become imperative to prevent the crisis fr...


Trump contradicts White House on reasons for Comey firing

He said in an NBC News interview on Thursday that Mr Comey told him once over dinner and twice by telephone that he is not under investigation. "There's no go...


National Weather Service Confirms Chetek Tornado, 3 Touchdowns

There were reports of giant hail falling near Bucklin, Kansas, Tuesday. Lightning blew siding and bricks off a home in Lincoln and a funnel cloud was spotted ab...


Temperatures in the 90s possible in MA this week

South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. A 30 percent chance of showers after 11am. SaturdayMostly sunny, with a high near 65. Southwest winds will gust in the...


Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

A mobile home is a particularly unsafe place to be during a tornado, according to the National Weather Service . 40 homes have been destroyed and between 50 ...


What is a special counsel and what powers will Mueller yield?

But GOP lawmakers have grown increasingly anxious since Trump fired Comey, who had been leading the bureau's probe - and after Comey associates said he had note...


Trump faces deepest crisis of presidency with Comey memo

In a statement , the White House denied that Trump had made such a request to Comey. But there is more than enough cause for concern, and we're heartened to ...


Car slams into Times Square pedestrians, killing one, injuring others

Details of the circumstances were not immediately available. "This is a tough day for New York City, but I want to thank our first responders who got here so ...


Former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman On Trump's Short List For FBI Director

Trump told television anchors at a lunch Thursday he was close to making a selection. And asked if Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-independent senator from CT wa...


Trump to join Pence in disclosing 2016 financial information

Before being nominated as Trump's vice presidential candidate, Pence was governor of IN, where he attracted national attention for a restrictive abortion law ...


Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

P G T Beauregard, the third of four monuments to be dismantled. Can't see the video below? The Battle of Liberty Place monument was also removed prior to J...


NY Square pedestrian horror: Accused driver taken in for ?evaluation?

After the accident drove the ill-fated vehicle 26-year-old Richard Rojas tried to escape, but was arrested. "Based on the information we have at this moment, ...


Lindsey Graham: Trump-Russia investigation has evolved into a 'criminal investigation'

Trump's Twitter comments stood in contrast to his measured statement on Wednesday night after former FBI chief Robert Mueller was named as special counsel, in...


Russia Responds to Trump Impeachment Question in the Most Russian Way Possible

Less than a week after the inauguration, acting Attorney General Sally Yates told White House counsel Donald McGahn that Flynn was lying about his calls with th...


Donald Trump decries Russia probe as greatest witch hunt in US history

Some have also invited Comey to testify. Democrats disagree. Virginia Sen. Dianne Feinstein wrote Comey on Wednesday. The No. 2 Senate Republican, John Corn...


Trump UN ambassador says embassy should move to Jerusalem

He did not say whether the United States would move its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, a campaign pledge from which Trump has backed away. Ron Dermer, Is...


Donald Trump Quoted His Own Tweet in a Header

Mr Pence said in January that Mr Flynn denied those calls involved sanctions placed on Russian Federation by the Obama administration in response to its ele...


FBI director candidates paraded past reporters

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday interviewed four potential candidates to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including former Conne...


Putin offers 'proof' that Trump didn't share sensitive information

The White House has denied that Trump exposed classified secrets - reportedly obtained through a source in Israel - but has acknowledged that he discussed the...


Trump gave Russians secrets news orgs are being asked to withhold

According to the report, the partner had not given the United States permission to share the material with Russian Federation, and officials said Trump's deci...


Krauthammer on DNC Slamming Trump Intel Reveal: Hillary Did Much Worse

Returning to McMaster's claim that Trump's reveal was "wholly appropriate," Tapper asked: "Again, this is the same city that intelligence officials say, "If we ...


New Orleans removes statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard

The removal of the Lee statue will mark the end of almost two years of fiery arguments over the four monuments, which Landrieu and other city officials have arg...


President Trump says he did not ask Comey to end Flynn investigation

Ms. Shiflett's president should clearly be investigated for obstruction of justice. Trump fired Flynn in February from the key White House posting after rou...


White House moves to limit damage of latest Trump controversy

Also Tuesday, in an extraordinary turn of events, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to turn over to Congress records of Trump's discussions with the dipl...


Trump denies Comey allegations, collusion with Russian Federation

President Trump is hosting a joint news conference with Colombian President Juan Manual Santos at the White House Thursday afternoon, the president's first pres...


Tornado touches down in southwest Oklahoma, no injuries reported

Ronald Bloomberg, another resident of the park, returned to discover his home was completely gone, with his neighbor, 45-year-old Eric Gavin, dead in a tree. "I...


Several tornadoes touch down in the Plains, Midwest during severe weather Tuesday

The storm knocked out telephone service. Beckham County Emergency Management Director Lonnie Risenhoover told the Associated Press "a lot of tornado damage"...


Trump says, speaking for himself, there was no collusion with Russian Federation

That revelation undercuts the timeline promoted by the White House in recent days. He then tweeted that "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician ...


Trump assails 'witch hunt' after naming of special counsel

One possible side benefit for Rosenstein: reviving his own reputation, heavily battered by his role in the firing of James Comey, who as Federal Bureau of Inves...


Times Square driver talked of hearing voices

After the crash Thursday, he allegedly tried to flee cops, then tried to physically fight them, as they brought him into custody. "I heard the bang, and saw som...


Graduating Students Boo, Turn Backs on Betsy DeVos Commencement Address

Ultimately, the petition was unsuccessful, and despite the outrage and boos from students at the commencement on Wednesday, DeVos completed her speech, which ...


Trump's decision to fire Comey is backed by only 29% of Americans

He said the decision could come before he leaves Friday for Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip as president. Durbin said Trump's tweet on Friday "could ...