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White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorney

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced, during what was supposed to be an off-camera press gaggle, that the administration would no l...


Trump Pushes Senate To Relax Rules, Speed Up Tax And Healthcare Reforms

Current Senate rules mandate that 60 senators - three-fifths of the 100-member Senate - must agree in order to end debate and move forward to a vote on a meas...


In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact

Martin Schulz, a former European Parliament president who is hoping to unseat Mrs Merkel in Germany's upcoming general election, said he hoped Mr Trump would ...


Waynesboro student's national spelling bee run ends before finals

Fuller was five when she qualified for nationals in March and, per ABC News, she isn't the first six year old to compete on the national level, but she is the y...


Train stabbing suspect defiant in court

Christian continued to shout and rave during his court appearance, at one time yelling, " You call it terrorism ". His court-appointed attorney, Gregory S...


Teen's hilarious essay about pizza gets her into Yale University

Here's a snippet of what Williams wrote: "Accepting those warm cardboard boxes at my front door is second nature to me, but I will always love ordering pizza ...


What does 'covfefe' mean? Social media rushes to define Trump's typo

Imagine waking up to realize that dictionary searches for " covfefe " have increased exponentially overnight, despite the fact that Trump probably just meant ...


Trump tells Senate to end legislative filibuster

Under the budget plan, general fund spending would increase 1.4 percent in the first year and 1.1 percent in the second. Senate Republicans' effort to draft t...


Israelis parade to mark 50 years of capturing East Jerusalem

Marking the victory in the 1967 Battle of Jerusalem at the capital's military cemetery, Netanyahu added that while Israel greatly appreciates the USA assistan...


Oklahoma's Rickey Dixon nominated for 2018 College Football Hall of Fame

Former University of Minnesota football great Bob Stein has been named to the College Football Hall of Fame ballot, the National Football Foundation (NFF) ann...


White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

Trump tweeted shortly before 1 a.m. that " Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". The president seemed to make a joke about the incident several hour...


Decatur speller moves on to round three in national bee

Sen. The best of the bunch will advance to the finals Thursday. To determine those spellers, the scores of the preliminary vocabulary and spelling test are cons...


China vows to stick to Paris climate deal

Trump refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a summit of the G7 group of wealthy nations on Saturday, saying he needed more time to decide. So...


Comey free to testify before Congress about conversations with Trump

The controversy over Comey's firing escalated after it was revealed that Comey drafted a memorandum detailing how Trump had allegedly pressured him to end ...


Clinton and Trump are once again locked in a Twitter war

The tweet was eventually deleted and Trump responded with, "Who can figure out the meaning of covfefe??? ". Some users sought clarification from dictionary c...


Donald Trump is his own worst spokesman

Dubke is the founder of Crossroads Media, a GOP media relations firm, and co-founder at the Blackrock Group, a communications and public affairs firm. Shortly a...


Ex-FBI director to testify as soon as next week

It marked the first time the White House had officially acknowledged that outside counsel had been retained. Although this significantly reduces the chances...


India should stick to Paris climate deal even if United States pulls out

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee who Trump considered for secretary of state, said on Twitter that affirmation of the Paris agreement "is...


Tweet That: #covfefe signals @realDonaldTrump is back

However, pressed later on the issue, White House spokesman Sean Spicer held tight to the "secret", quipping, "The president and a small group of people know...


Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

Dubke tendered his resignation on May 18; however, he offered to stay through President Trump's first trip overseas and that offer was accepted, Politico repo...


Jury Selection Begins In Trial For Officer Charged In Castile Shooting

Anthony police officer was legally justified when he shot and killed Philando Castile last summer. Jury selection begins Tuesday and is expected to last at ...


Authorities: Body Found in Mass. Is Missing Duke Student

At around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, two people searching in the woods found the body of a white male. The Norfolk District Attorney's office announced the medical e...


Police union protests discipline of officers involved in Tamir Rice shooting

At a news conference , officials said that the officer, Timothy Loehmann , would be terminated immediately and that Frank Garmback , an officer who was drivi...


House Passes Capital Outlay Sweeps Bill

Their focus was already shifting to whether Republican Gov. Greg Abbott would order them back to work if a law like the one that caused national uproar and co...


Man arrested outside DC Trump hotel with 2 guns

The incident occurred around 2 a.m. local time Wednesday when police discovered a Glock pistol, a Bushmaster rifle and ammunition inside of Moles' vehicle, whic...


One dead, two missing after milling plant explosion in Wisconsin

Williams said there were no evacuations in the area. The explosion happened around 11 last night at the Didion corn mill plant. Officials did not release ...


Trump to interview Pistole for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Wray, a former top Justice Department official, is an attorney who served as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's personal attorney during the so-called Bridgegate ...


House intelligence panel subpoenas Flynn, Cohen; seeks 'unmasking' docs

Trump abruptly fired Comey earlier this month as Comey was leading the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible coll...


Russian Federation probe looms over Trump's worldwide and domestic agenda

Despite pushback, however, there was no denial of the latest twist in the Russian Federation investigation: that son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner is ...


Turkey summons U.S. envoy over 'security lapses' in Erdogan visit

In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said that US security personnel were "aggressive" and "unprofessional". Mr Tillerson was facing mounting pressure to deno...


Heatwave's Late Weather: Chance of Showers, Then Hotter

Calm wind becoming north around 5 miles per hour. Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy with a 40% chance for scattered ...


Joe Lieberman Is Too 'Extreme' for Bernie Sanders

Trump met with four candidates for the top law enforcement post Wednesday afternoon and reportedly bonded with the former Democrat-turned-Independent senator....


Eighth-grader from Arkansas eliminated at annual Scripps National Spelling Bee

They could have earned up to 36 points during the Preliminaries, which included a written test and oral spelling. The 13-year-old Kate Collins Middle School s...


Renewable energy expected to continue growth, despite Trump

Even energy-sector heavyweights - those who seemingly have the most to lose from tougher environmental rules - are joining the trend started by the Paris Agree...


Trump's personal lawyer subpoenaed in Russia probe

The committee said it had approved subpoenas for Cohen and for Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn to appear before them and supply documents...