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Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Sandusky went on to assault several other minors, and in 2012, he was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse. He sentenced Curley to 7 to 23 months, with at l...


Intelligence Heads Say No Pressure From Trump on Russia Probe

Rogers replied he could not discuss specifics, but said that in his three-plus years as NSA director, he had never felt " pressured " to intervene in, or alt...


Comey backed Trump's account, too late for Trump

Comey's opening remarks were released to the public today, the full statement of which is available to read here. Comey says he told Trump the request ha...


Fired FBI Director James Comey to testify before Congress

Another request from Trump was for the FBI to clarify that he was not under investigation himself, to which Comey voluntarily confirmed in the meetings but ...


Former FBI Director Comey testimony on conversations with Trump

He says: "The President feels completely and totally vindicated ". Former FBI Director James Comey will testify Thursday before the U.S. Senate Select Co...


Trump promises "first-class" infrastructure system for US

Trump called upon Republicans and Democrats in Congress to join together to approve the investments needed in infrastructure, but his proposal has already bee...


Top Intel Dem: Wray Hiring An Attempt To Distract From Comey Testimony

Marco Rubio , R-Fla., Coats said he would answer questions on the matter from special counsel Robert Mueller, who is now overseeing the FBI investigation foll...


USA probe of Russian meddling in 2016 election: What we know

Democrats compared the testimony to the Watergate scandal, when president Richard Nixon , facing impeachment for obstruction of justice, was forced to resign i...


Illinois General Assembly passes bill to make trans birth certificate changes easier

Bob Pritchard of Hinckley weighed in on the lack of a vote after five months of deliberations. Despite the dubious claim that the initial legislation didn't d...


Gov. Cooper Presses Lawmakers To Redraw Maps Now

That special session was called to order two weeks before the beginning of the regular session and lasted for the duration of the regular session. "This is a ...


Grandma suspected in stabbings that killed girl arrested

A telephone message seeking details was left for the department's public information officer. A woman frantically called 911 reporting that her mother stabbed...


Trump heads to OH to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis

US President Donald Trump has presented a plan to improve the country's infrastructure and once again make the US a nation of "builders", giving authorities m...


5 things to watch for at the Comey hearing

Comey's testimony will be his first public comments since Trump abruptly fired him on May 9. "'I have been very loyal to you, very loyal; we had that thing yo...


India rejects Trump charge that it linked Paris climate accord for aid

According to the statement , the $15 million will assist other countries in implementing their Paris accord commitments. "When Donald Trump says to th...


Lindsey Graham: 'It's a pretty good day for President Trump'

And Comey describes the president making an explicit demand for personal loyalty - "I need loyalty". Comey eventually promised Trump honesty, which Trump appare...


Dan Coats won't say whether Trump asked him to push back

Of course, that memo wouldn't be the only time a senior intelligence official apparently documented an inappropriate request made by Trump regarding the Russi...


GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election

Gianforte then addressed the incident that happened on Wednesday night, for which he was charged with misdemeanor assault against reporter Ben Jacobs . Befor...


Comey Testimony 'Closely Coordinated' with Special Counsel, Source Says

There has been speculation that Mr Trump would offer a live commentary on Mr Comey's testimony via Twitter. He was returning to Washington from a trip t...


House, Senate point fingers at each other over special-session possibility

Even before the Congressional Budget Office weighed in on the G.O.P.'s divisive replacement plan, which the federal scorekeeper estimated would result in 23 m...


House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

ET on Thursday. The question really is whether the President can obstruct justice with impunity. "No amount of intimidation will deter me", he said . Accordi...


"Bathroom bill" continues to bedevil Texas politics

Even before the Congressional Budget Office weighed in on the G.O.P.'s divisive replacement plan, which the federal scorekeeper estimated would result in 23 m...


Democratic senator encouraged by Trump FBI pick

Matthew Miller, a spokesman in the Department of Justice under President Barack Obama and a vocal Trump critic, called Wray a "serious, respectable pick". C...


United Kingdom to vote in general election today

But her campaign has often stuttered over the past few weeks. Obviously the two awful terror attacks have been something that nobody wants to see taking pla...


President Trump acted inappropriately with Comey

In an early morning two-sentence tweet , Trump said he meant to nominate Wray, a high-ranking official in George W. Bush's Justice Department. Another qu...


Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

After a turbulent start to his Administration, President Trump is looking for ways to change the national conversation. A group of Democratic lawmakers held a...


Comey to testify that Trump told him 'I need loyalty'

Facebook is offering live streams from several media outlets, including Buzzfeed, Townhall Media, Politico, The New York Times and Washington Post. Former FBI...


Iran's Parliament Under Attack

Sunni extremists, including the Islamic State group, despise Shiite-majority Iran and are at war with Tehran's proxies in Syria and Iraq. The attacks represen...


Sooner surprise: Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

Once the longest-tenured head coach in college football, that now belongs to Iowa's Kirk Ferentz. Stoops, 56, has been at OU since 1999 and led the Sooners to...


Fired FBI Director James Comey releases statement a day before his testimony

That probe is now led by a special prosecutor. Comey's account, submitted to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, sets up a dramatic he-said-he-said t...


Coats, Rogers testify they have not been pressured by Trump administration

The Post last month reported Trump had appealed to Rogers , if he could, to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion during the 2016 electi...


The Twitter bot turning Trump tweets into White House statements

Trump could undermine his counsel's legal strategy in the Russian Federation case if he says too much off the cuff. In general, those pronouncements feel undisc...


Comey's Senate testimony: Trump asked to end Flynn probe

Comey goes on to largely vindicate the president and notes that he informed Trump that he was not personally under investigation . So did Fox News, whose c...


British prime minister calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

However Mr Johnson would not criticise Trump either, saying the: "Invitation has been issued and accepted and I see no reason to change that". "I don't think ...


Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate

If Trump truly attempted to obstruct justice in his mid-February meeting with Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director would have been required to ...


Latino, Korean influence tested in California House contest

The results are tentatively scheduled to be certified on June 16, with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors scheduled to declare the results official on ...