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Jason Chaffetz will resign from Congress in June

Last month, Mr. Chaffetz stunned the political world by saying he would leave Congress before his current term ends in Y 2018. One possible replacement for Ch...


Lahiri misses cut at Byron Nelson golf

The Australian did not dwell on that and posted gains on the 16th and 17th, the latter with a monster 60-foot putt that put him in a tie for the lead until Hahn...


Passengers say man acted oddly before takeoff

As the suspect approached the drink cart at the rear of first class, the flight attendant in economy told him, "Sir, please stop". Federal agents met an Ameri...


Severe storms move out of Texas, into Oklahoma and Arkansas

Several Plains states have already been battered this week with severe storms, tornadoes and damaging winds. Wichita and Sedgwick County got in on the severe ...


U.S. and Saudi Companies Sign Deals Worth at Least $43 Billion

National oil giant Saudi Aramco was also expected to sign $ 50 billion of deals with USA companies, part of a drive to diversify the kingdom's economy beyond o...


United States decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

The descent of Turkey into a strongman state is discouraging, and there's no sign that it's going to turn around any time soon. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlu...


13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

He'd won his first four by a combined 23 1/4 lengths. Recruiting Ready has extended his winning streak to three in a row with a 3¾-length victory in the $200,...


Sunday shows preview: Trump overseas as Russian Federation probe heats up

Some Democrats have lauded the appointment, seeing it as corroborating their allegations about collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin to flip the ...


Donald Trump facing impeachment bid, heading overseas

A petition calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to start an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump has garnered almost 1.1 million signat...


Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal

Equipment and personnel were moving into place in Mid-City late Wednesday (May 10) to take down the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis . Since t...


1 death as tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

Authorities say at least one person died and an estimated 25 others were injured when a tornado struck a trailer park near Chetek in western Wisconsin. The Okla...


USA signs worldwide declaration on climate change despite Trump's past statements

Finland took over the rotating two-year Arctic Council chairmanship from the US on Thursday. Trump has repeatedly questioned climate science, calling climate ...


Impeachment: Donald Trump's worst nightmare?

In fact, Congressman El Green from Texas on Wednesday became the first USA lawmaker to demand impeachment of Trump from the House floor. This charging, of the...


Boy found dead in stolen car in Mississippi, 3 arrested

Kingston Frazier, 6, was left alone inside his mother's Toyota Camry in the parking lot of a Kroger grocery store in Jackson , Mississippi , reports CNN. In...


U.S. stocks sink as Trump impeachment calls grow louder

An ABC News/Washington Post poll late last month found that despite Trump's low approval ratings relative to other presidents early in their administrations, ...


IN leading the Midwest with lowest employment rate

All told, 19 states had unemployment rates lower than the national average of 4.4 per cent. Hawaii, New Hampshire, North Dakota and South Dakota each had jobles...


Approval of President Trump drops to lowest since inauguration - Reuters/Ipsos

In an animated interview in the Speaker's lobby Friday afternoon, Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican from Colorado who will face a tough re-election in a swing dis...


Robert Mueller and the role of special counsel

Trump and his beleaguered staff, some White House aides told Reuters , feel besieged by a parade of negative stories and abandoned by fellow Republicans on Ca...


Joe Lieberman is top contender for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Joe Lieberman of CT on the shortlist o...


Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee

The top members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have invited former FBI Director James Comey to testify publicly. Senator Burr said: "The Committee looks fo...


Has This Been the Very Worst Week of Trump's Presidency?

Publicly, the Kentucky Republican has taken the role of a sober, policy-driven Senate leader, eager to keep the institution operating and the party line promine...


Chinese sanctioned by United States for aiding Iran missile development

The statement notes the U.S. extension of sanctions relief on Iran under the nuclear deal, followed by new sanctions on the Islamic Republic for its missile p...


1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

In 2011, when devastating tornadoes struck in Joplin, Missouri, and in Alabama and MS, 111 of the 551 people killed nationwide in tornadoes, or 20 percent, were...


Teens Arrested In Killing Of 6-Year-Old Boy

A child abduction alert was played repeatedly on local newscasts and police and family members issued public appeals for help. However, Jackson police Cmdr....


Democratic Texas congressman calls for Trump's impeachment

Speaker, there is a belief in this country that no one is above the law, and that includes the president of the United States of America", Rep. Al Green (D-TX...


Trump Gloated To Russian Officials About Relief Of Firing 'Nut Job' Comey

Stringing the timeline together, this exchange took place right as his White House staff, with only an hour's notice, began spinning the firing as the result ...


Viewer pics of flooding near St. Louis

Major flooding is now predicted on parts of the Missouri River in eastern Missouri , but because of buyouts in recent years, damage is expected to be minimal. ...


What Melania Wore: First lady's Saudi style a big deal

During the visit, Trump is expected to hold bilateral talks with King Salman, as well as a meeting with the leaders of six Arabian monarchies of the Gulf Cooper...


San Diego County unemployment hits lowest point in almost 11 years

Nearly 100,000 extra workers joined the labor force either after becoming adults, resuming their job search after a period on the sidelines or moving to North C...


Trump Told Russians "Nut Job" Comey Was Fired to Ease Pressure

Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who chairs a Judiciary subcommittee panel that has been driving much of the Russian Federation probe, echoed Grassley's and Feinstein's ...


Trump 'told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey relieved pressure on him'

The White House doubled down on that stance Friday, with Spicer saying Comey's investigation was harming U.S. "The Committee looks forward to receiving testim...


Donald Trump's attempt to fix the Comey crisis made it worse

He promised he would tolerate no interference from the White House and would not provide the administration with updates on its progress."You can not stop the m...


Anthony Weiner leaves court after guilty plea

The couple has one child together. Those emails were found as part of the ongoing probe of Weiner , officials told NBC News at the time . He admitted exchangi...


Man Tried To Breach Cockpit Door On Hawaii Flight

Two passengers told CNN affiliate KITV a flight attendant blocked the man's path with a serving cart as he headed toward the cockpit. He was later escorted ...


White House official said to be 'person of interest' in Russa probe

Separately, The Washington Post reported Friday that the FBI investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential ca...