TIME magazine's cover depicts Russian Federation overtaking the White House

The Russian officials believed that they could use Flynn to influence President Donald Trump and his team, sources told CNN . "At this point, the Republican Congress is trying to find a way to get to the bottom of the allegations about the ties be... More..

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Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to leak to media, threatens 'tapes'
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to leak to media, threatens 'tapes'

Trump acted entirely on Rosenstein's recommendation when firing Comey. This comes after acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe took over for Comey's scheduled appearance to testify publicly about the investigation...More..

White House explains delay in firing Flynn
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

White House explains delay in firing Flynn

Despite her warnings, Flynn remained in his position for 18 more days (a gap Democrats say is as scandalous as "the 18-minute gap in the Nixon tapes"). Still, in the short term, the testimony of Yates likely me...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Judge orders Bartlett engineer blamed for fatal train crash to face charges

In addition to eight counts of involuntary manslaughter , former Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian was charged with one count of causing or risking a catastrophe and numerous counts of reckless endangerment, a...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation searches GOP consulting firm in Annapolis
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation searches GOP consulting firm in Annapolis

On Thursday, FBI agents swarmed the firm's offices on Main Street in Annapolis, placing garbage bags over the windows to keep onlookers from peering inside while agents worked. The publication details how Strat...More..

Idaho congresman:
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Idaho congresman: "Nobody dies because they don't have access to health care"

One of its most drastic changes would be $880 billion in Medicaid cuts to allow states to determine how much they want to invest in the program. "Despite the availability of some safety net services, there is...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Tillerson meets ASEAN ministers to seek support on North Korea

In his first ministerial meeting with all 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Tillerson also called on nations with competing claims in the South China Sea to cease all island bu...More..

Killer identified in 2004 Sonoma Co. beach case
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Killer identified in 2004 Sonoma Co. beach case

Police do not think they had any connection with the suspect who was "well known to Sheriff's Office investigators", and never ruled out as a possible suspect. "We are extremely pleased that our children's murd...More..

Rain chances ramp up, a cool blast of air moves in
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Rain chances ramp up, a cool blast of air moves in

Low pressure will move in tonight bringing clouds to the area. Low temperatures Sunday night and Monday night could get into the 30s. The overall forecast for the first weekend of May is cool. AccuWea...More..

White House names new Secret Service director
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

White House names new Secret Service director

Customs and Border Protection, is Trump's choice to head up Secret Service, according to an official with knowledge of the selection process. U.S. Secret Service agents stand on the tarmac as Air Force One la...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

US Congress investigates links between Trump and Russia

Katko, R-Camillus, said he rejects the idea touted in local radio ads from a Democratic super PAC that the investigation should go straight to a special commission outside of Congress, bypassing the committee...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Arkansas Carries Out First Execution Since 2005

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he was "surprised and disappointed" by Wednesday's state Supreme Court stay of Johnson's execution. Arkansas had scheduled eight executions over an 11-day period before the...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Father of missing teen says she was brainwashed

The ten Thomas kids even helped her out on a farm down the road from their home with chores. "It was a very traumatic experience for her", Sgt. Behr Tharsing, of the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, told r...More..

Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'

Thompson made the race a lot closer than people would have expected earlier this year, said his campaign manager Chris Pumpelly. Liberal activists are unleashing their fury on the Democratic Party establishme...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Only 1 victim linked to Facebook murder suspect

If you see Stephens, do not approach. A reward of $50,000 was being offered for information regarding Stephens's location, officials said . Officials in the OH city said suspect Steve Stephens , 37, sho...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea parades military weapons, but no nuke test

Tension had escalated sharply in the region amid concerns that the North may conduct a sixth nuclear test or a ballistic missile test launch around Saturday's birth anniversary of founding father Kim Il Sung th...More..

Devastating new poll: Majority of Americans now say Trump can't keep promises
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Devastating new poll: Majority of Americans now say Trump can't keep promises

The president's latest approval rating was around 40 percent from April 5-9 compared with 42 percent two months ago. The public is also less likely to see him as a "strong and decisive leader", as someone who...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Activists marking Tax Day by demanding Trump release taxes

Trump was the first major-party nominee in four decades to not release his tax returns , saying it was because he was under audit. Ilene Singh said she and her friend, Geraldine Markowitz, took a bus from Ne...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules

Republicans were set to immediately move to hold a vote on changing longstanding Senate rules in order to prohibit filibusters against Supreme Court nominees. The conservative appellate judge from Colorado wi...More..

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

If these are the same materials that committee chair Devin Nunes viewed last week and talked about in a pair of press conferences, then Schiff wondered why staff within the White House with regular access to th...More..

Wet, naked woman tells cops she's a mermaid, has webbed feet
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Wet, naked woman tells cops she's a mermaid, has webbed feet

She told police she had been in the water, according to a statement released later that evening. Mark Hudson told YourCentralValley.com: 'She was wet, she said she had been in the lake, said she needed help a...More..

Severe weather expected in Alabama and Georgia
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Severe weather expected in Alabama and Georgia

The National Weather Service in Tulsa says damaging hails and "locally intense wind gusts" are possible, along with a limited tornado risk. Several factors are coming together to form a mix-mash of severe wea...More..

AG Sessions orders review of consent decrees and other police reforms
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

AG Sessions orders review of consent decrees and other police reforms

Baltimore is one of almost two dozen cities - including Ferguson, Missouri; Cleveland; and Seattle - that were the subject of aggressive efforts by the Obama administration to improve relations between the poli...More..

LA, Paris head to 2024 Olympics event unsure of IOC's goal
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

LA, Paris head to 2024 Olympics event unsure of IOC's goal

Thursday praised bids for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games from both Los Angeles and Paris and lauded their adherence to Agenda 2020 reforms on sustainability and cost-cutting. It must be a format played...More..

GOP Medicaid bill: Counties see mandate relief
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

GOP Medicaid bill: Counties see mandate relief

In an effort to round up votes for the AHCA from Republican congresspeople from New York, Rep. Chris Collins (who represents the Buffalo area) won an amendment that would effectively force New York to stop send...More..

Patrick's Day Parade expects to draw millions
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Patrick's Day Parade expects to draw millions

The festivities get started at 11 a.m. The building was lit up green in honour of St. Patrick's Day. Heavily armed officers kept a no-nonsense eye on security around the parade route as a pipe band played...More..

President Trump Gives Himself an A-Plus for Effort So Far
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

President Trump Gives Himself an A-Plus for Effort So Far

Trump continued, if he felt the media was honest, or at least most of the media, he would not use social media to get his message across, but "it is a modern day form of communication , especially when have yo...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

RBI acquires Popeyes for $1.8B

By comparison, McDonald's Corp. had more than 36,800 locations around the world at the end of 2016. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry Tim Hortons menu includes premium coffee h...More..

Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Dies Suddenly in NYC
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Dies Suddenly in NYC

It was the day before his 65th birthday. "The outstanding Russian diplomat died in harness", the statement said . "We offer honest condolences to the family of Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin", the ministry said....More..

by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Draft DHS guidelines seek to aggressively detain immigrants

Asked whether green card residency permit holders would be allowed in, Mr Kelly said: "It's a good assumption and, as far as the visas go. if they're in motion from some distant land to the United States, when ...More..

Mark Zuckerberg just published almost 6000 words about the future of Facebook
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg just published almost 6000 words about the future of Facebook

Zuckerberg has faced intensifying criticism over how Facebook wields its power as one of the world's most-visited sites, with a community of more than 1.86 billion people, which is more than half the world...More..

Puzder Out Of Running For Labor Secretary
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Puzder Out Of Running For Labor Secretary

Puzder had come under fire for employing an undocumented immigrant for several years (for which he just paid back taxes) and faced scrutiny over previous allegations that he abused his former wife. Puzder i...More..

Former Denver Bronco Tim Tebow hosts a Night to Shine
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Former Denver Bronco Tim Tebow hosts a Night to Shine

It's "amazing" to have an event like Night to Shine , she said, and she was impressed by all the decorations around the school. Afterward, refreshments will be available for all the guests, coupled with dancin...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Trump immigration ruling not until Thursday at the earliest

President Trump lambasted the court case against his travel ban Wednesday, calling it "disgraceful" and suggesting that judges not siding with his executive order are not able to read . those laws apply to ...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Tightrope fall, multiple injuries at Circus Sarasota

Pedro Reis, founder and CEO of Sarasota Circus Arts Conservatory, said the performers who fell lost their balance, and that the rigging did not fail or collapse. "They were approximately, I would say, 20 feet, ...More..

Girl Scouts launch cookie season by offering a sweet prize
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Girl Scouts launch cookie season by offering a sweet prize

Charlotte, a New Jersey sixth-grader, was dismayed that only two of the boxes she had sold were marked to be donated to USA military troops, so her father suggested she write a letter to a wealthy family friend...More..

Escaped bobcat Ollie found on National Zoo property
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Escaped bobcat Ollie found on National Zoo property

The zoo staff said they were incredibly happy to have her back. Zoo staff members said the bobcat had a small cut on one paw and is expected to be OK. "I wish that it was in its cage, rather than roaming the ...More..

This Sikh protester at JFK has a message everyone should listen to
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

This Sikh protester at JFK has a message everyone should listen to

CUNY Chancellor James Milliken said Trump's order could impact roughly 120 students and some staffers. "This executive order bans Iraqi pilots from coming to military bases in Arizona to fight our commo...More..

Honda go all in on Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Honda go all in on Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

This produces energy in the form of electricity which powers the electric motors. Hydrogen fuel cells are seen by some as the most environmentally friendly alternative to traditional combustion engines beca...More..

VA specifies jobs exempt from Trump's hiring freeze
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

VA specifies jobs exempt from Trump's hiring freeze

Officials with local branches of federal agencies say it's too soon to tell how they'll be affected by President Donald Trump's hiring freeze. Support positions to finish construction process will also be e...More..