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Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

Sen. Dick Durbin and others Democratic senators were critical of a potential Lieberman nomination, someone familiar with the discussions told Politico . He los...


Trump makes maiden foreign trip - first stop, Saudi Arabia

This is the president's first global trip, but Ivanka Trump made a brief trip to Germany in April to appear on a panel at a conference dedicated to helping wome...


Justice Official Knew Trump Planned to Fire Comey, Senators Say

Asked whether he urged Mr Comey - as the fired FBI chief said he did in notes written after a meeting with the President - to drop the Flynn investigation, Mr T...


Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans

Many said it was time for the statue to come down . (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). Anti-monument protesters Rose Hunter, left, and her son, Deshaun Washingt...


Pres. Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

Comey, who was leading an FBI investigation into Trump's campaign team and whether it colluded with the Kremlin during the 2016 election, was sacked earlier thi...


Kingston Frazier's tragic death — TIMELINE

Family and friends described the youngster as "outgoing" and a joy to be around on Thursday afternoon - while also condemning the suspects for their alleged act...


Severe Weather hits Western Wisconsin

Zimmerman says one person suffered minor injuries and that the tiny community of Pawnee Rock is "very fortunate" that the twister struck a largely rural area. F...


White House adviser is person of interest in Russian Federation probe

Reports of a memo said to have been written by Comey details the former FBI director's discomfort during a meeting with the president in which he asked Comey to...


Fact Check: Does US Believe Western Wall Is in Israel?

An official in Netanyahu's office said the United States comment was "received with astonishment" and that Israel had asked the White House for an explanation. ...


Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

A Republican congressman said Thursday night that Congress and the nation may be just days away from James Comey breaking his silence after being fired as Feder...


White House lawyers research impeachment procedures

And on Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed a special counsel to take over the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. President Donald...


Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

Russian Federation has denied any wrongdoing during the election. Among the most explosive reports: that Trump earlier this year asked for a pledge of perso...


Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'

Even his enemies, Trump declared, recognize his innocence. "I would be very discouraged if somehow this new special prosecutor would preclude Jim Comey from t...


After Times Square attack, calls for more sidewalk barriers

One day after allegedly making a U-turn and steering the vehicle onto packed sidewalks for a three-block stretch, the 26-year-old suspect was arraigned on murde...


Rosenstein Defends Memo Condemning Comey Before Trump Fired Him

Comey described all of his contacts with the President and the White House in detailed memos that he wrote at the time and gave to his aides. Some have v...


Supreme Court Won't Revive North Carolina's Voter ID Law

Lawyers for the Republican-controlled North Carolina General Assembly urged the Supreme Court to consider the case anyway, reasoning that the legislature and ...


Anthony Weiner pleads guilty, cries while apologizing in court

He agreed to not appeal any sentence between 21 and 27 months in prison. He is barred from contacting the girl. The disgraced politician pleaded guilty in f...


Larson takes pole for All-Star race after Busch blunder

Despite cutting a tire and crashing early at Las Vegas, Harvick still leads all drivers with 379 laps led at the 1.5-mile tracks this year, and he also ranks ...


Trump assails naming of counsel as 'witch hunt'

President Donald Trump said Thursday he thinks the appointment of special counsel for the Russian Federation investigation is bad for the United States. The ...


Iran sanctions 9 American firms as countermeasure

The new sanctions concern "Iranian defense officials, an Iranian entity, and a China-based network that supplied missile-applicable items to a key Iranian defen...


United States aircraft strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

A Pentagon official said the Syrian forces, were close to the Jordanian border and posed a threat to coalition partners on the ground. For the second time thi...


Tillerson's Israel Comments Got The Worst Kind Of Guy 'Furious'

The US, like most of the global community, considers Jerusalem disputed ahead of final-status negotiations. Israel's position is that all embassies should b...


Trump welcomes Colombian President to White House

A State Department study released in March estimated coca crops at 470,000 acres a year ago, 50% more plantings than estimated in 1999, before the United Stat...


Assange hails Swedish move to drop rape investigation

During his spiel overnight, he declared the decision by Swedish prosecutors to drop their rape investigation represents a "victory" for him. Assange was acc...


BYU softball: four Cougars receive NFCA All-Pacific Region honors

Aleah Craighton, Haley Hayden and DJ Sanders were the Ragin' Cajuns' representatives on the NFCA All-Central Region First Team . She was named to the All-WCC ...


Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech

The reaction to Pence's selection has not been universally positive among members of the class of 2017, however. "There were a couple of us who came together ...


Student loan forgiveness may have an uncertain future

As mentioned above, if you have federal student loans, you need to apply for a Direct Consolidation Loan via the Federal Student Aid website . Anyone with grad...


Trumponomics? Ford to Cut 10% of North American Workers

News has come to light that Ford (NYSE:F) is planning to cut ten percent of its North American workforce, in efforts to shed costs. The company said a large gro...


In sharp reversal, Sino-American trade relations improve

China's National Biosafety Committee will conduct science-based evaluations of all eight pending United States biotechnology product applications to assess the...


US imposes sanctions in joint action with Saudi Arabia

On the eve of President Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. State Department imposed terrorism sanctions jointly with the kingdom on two prominent ext...


Police search for boy who was inside car when it was stolen

Three suspects have been arrested after Kingston Frazier was allegedly kidnapped and killed in Gluckstadt, around 20 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, on ...


Third Confederate monument taken down by New Orleans

Beauregard commanded the attack at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, at the outbreak of the Civil War. A legal dispute about the ownership of the land where the Be...


Comey was taken aback by Trump request for loyalty pledge

Clapper also told MSNBC that he didn't know if there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, contradicting the president's assertion tha...


Trump decries Russian Federation probe as 'greatest witch hunt' in USA history

Trump could make his first remarks on the special counsel appointment later Thursday when he meets with the Colombian president at the White House. By several s...


Trump threatens to cancel briefings for `sake of accuracy´

FBI Director James Comey, left, was abruptly "terminated" by US President Donald Trump earlier in the week. Later, Spicer was asked by another reporter if T...