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Russian Amb. said Kushner wanted secret communications backchannel

The " Post " story cited anonymous "people familiar with the investigation", who said the FBI probe does not mean that Mr Kushner is suspected of a crime. "Sinc...


Supreme Court Agrees North Carolina Tried to Disenfranchise Minorities With Voting Districts

And this is where Monday's ruling could have implications for two other North Carolina cases working their way through federal courts. ( A ruling in a sepa...


Governor's Office of Highway Safety stresses boating safety on Memorial Day weekend

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary also has an online virtual vessel safety check to use if you'd prefer to do a self-inspection. "Also have one or two observers ...


Two South Carolina men charged for forcing alligator to drink beer

Joseph Andrew Floyd, 20, and Zachary Lloyd Brown, 21, from Ridgeland, South Carolina, were driving between Hardeeville and Tillman when they allegedly saw the a...


Northwest Georgia's unemployment rate declines to 4.6 percent in April

Statewide, the jobless rate was lowest in the Nashville suburbs of Williamson County at 2.6 percent. Hoffman says a big concern is the continued drop in the l...


Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill

Also in line with the Senate plan, the House proposal would cut funding for central office administration in local school districts. "On the issue of bathro...


Durbin rips Republican health care bill after CBO report

It would particularly devastating to the poor and elderly, and less healthy Americans would ultimately be unable to buy insurance at premiums comparable to th...


Trump Working to Understand Europe's View on Climate Change, Cohn Says

White House economic advisor Gary Cohn said that trade would be a "big topic" overall after Trump rode to power on an "America First" platform of protectioni...


US lawmakers propose ban on tourist visits to North Korea

Republican and Democratic U.S. congressmen introduced a bill on Thursday that would ban Americans from traveling to North Korea as tourists and require the...


Kushner proposed secret channel with Kremlin

The newspaper said ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors that Mr Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparentl...


Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in '80s

A former Texas nurse, already in prison for killing one baby and suspected in the deaths of dozens of others, was indicted Thursday in the decades-old murde...


Officer shot responding to active shooter scene in Ohio

This undated image released by Allison Burnett shows her mother Cindy Krantz, a 48-year-old nurse's aide who was fatally shot, Friday, May 12, 2017 , at an OH ...


Abbott signs bill reducing handgun fees into law

The bill he signed will cut state fees for the first-time license to carry a handgun from $140 to $40, and lower the renewal fee from $70 to $40, starting in Se...


Texas Senate Passes Religious Adoption Bill

A wide-ranging bill more similar to North Carolina's that would have affected all public restrooms and preempted local anti-discrimination ordinances was pa...


AHCA could put 6.3M people at risk for higher premiums

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was also talking health care Friday morning. The Senate is just now beginning its own process from a clean shee...


Ariana Grande vows to return to Manchester

In a statement , the force said: "We have been carrying out searching at an address in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, and arrested a man". The arrest in Nuneaton br...


Texas House rejects attempts to strengthen 'bathroom bill'

The Senate's version of HB 107 would provide a personal income tax decrease for all working West Virginians, eliminate the tax on Social Security income for s...


Former CIA director tells Congress he warned Russian Federation about meddling

But Burr disagreed and said the committee has sent a letter to Flynn's lawyers questioning the legal basis for his refusal to cooperate with the request for doc...


Ariana Grande announces benefit concert in Manchester to raise money for victims

British soldiers have now been deployed to guard key landmarks including Buckingham Palace and Parliament so that police can focus on potential threats toward c...


Trump's trade rep brings 'America First' policy to Asia-Pacific meet

New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay said the remaining 11 TPP countries are open to others joining provided they accept the trade agreement's high standard...


IL lawmakers pass workers' compensation measures; Barickman, Long weigh in

Bruce Rauner said he will require before signing any budget bill. But Democrats went at it alone in an effort to move the bills to the Illinois House with just ...


South Carolina realtor pleads guilty to 7 murders

Authorities said Kala Brown had been kidnapped two months earlier when Kohlhepp shot her boyfriend Charles Carter in front of her, according to the network. Sol...


Prison transport van hijacked; 1 inmate still on the lam

DOC officials said the offenders were being transferred from the MCF-St. MCF-Lino Lakes is on the north side of the Twin Cities. Police recovered the van in n...


President Trump's budget does not add up ($2 trillion math error)

BLACK: Do you consider entitlement reform an indispensable part of reaching that balanced budget , especially as we look at how we're only spending one-third o...


Truck crashed on purpose into famed Nevada brothel

But to Hof's surprise, his employees said they had never seen the man before and that he definitely wasn't a customer. None of the employees, sex workers or c...


Pina and Braun leave game

Brewers manager Craig Counsell was ejected from the game after a disputed call at the plate that could have tied the game 1-1 with an Eric Thames run. He i...


Gianforte Celebrates Victory, Apologizes For Assaulting Reporter

Right at the stroke of midnight Eastern Time, Decision Desk HQ projected that Republican Greg Gianforte has defeated Democrat Rob Quist in the special ele...


Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

Bill Cosby , right, leaves after attending the second day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 23, 2...


Thursday weather: Mostly sunny, with highs around 72

While Tuesday's high temperature didn't reach the century mark, it might not even get into the 90s on Wednesday . West wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Mostly cl...


Gianforte wins Montana House race after assault charge

Gianforte did not describe the incident or make an attempt to explicitly correct the campaign's Wednesday night description of the alleged assault . Jacobs c...


Memorial Day travel to hit highest level in 12 years

With more vehicles on the roads, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety is reminding drivers to start off the season safe. However, it's not because of ...


Trumpcare version 2: Just as bad or worse

The AHCA, as passed by the House, would tend to increase such premiums before 2020 compared with those under the PPACA--by an average of approximately 20% i...


Supreme Court strikes down redrawn North Carolina districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders

First, the plaintiff must prove that "race was the predominant factor motivating the legislature's decision to place a significant number of voters within or ...


'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party

Video shows a bounce house losing air, and collapsing when more than a dozen kids - ranging in age from 2 to 3 - were playing on it. Parents rushed over to he...


Legal Expert: Trump's Travel Ban Order Needed One Slight Change

This week, however, the U.S. Department of Justice asked the court to reconsider that ruling. "The Department of Justice strongly disagrees with the decision ...