• US House Speaker cites Trump lack of experience amid FBI Russia probe
US House Speaker cites Trump lack of experience amid FBI Russia probe

Still, Comey handed Trump and his supporters some fresh ammunition when he confirmed he had told the president the investigation was not focused on him personally. He said that the "Flynn stuff" was "very far from any kind of coercion or influence and certainly not obstruction". Trump Jr. tweeted "you would think a guy like Comey" would know ...

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  • Here's where James Comey's 'meddlesome priest' quote comes from from
Here's where James Comey's 'meddlesome priest' quote comes from from

But Twitter users were really excited for Comey's candid honesty and willingness to not hold back as he took down Trump . After his very first meeting, Comey began documenting his interactions with Trump. Investors are concerned that any major revelation by Comey could dampen already flagging momentum for Trump's agenda of lower taxes and la...

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  • Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation
Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

He said that from the late 1990s until about a decade ago, Tennessee's TennCare program, the state's version of Medicaid, was a walking illustration of an unsustainable program. When IJR pointed out the Congressional Budget Office found the GOP's funding for high-risk pools wouldn't be enough to take care of individuals with pre-existing conditi...

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  • Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups
Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups

Syracuse and Maryland will meet for the first time in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge . Additional opponents and dates for the 2017-18 season will be announced at a later date. The ACC/Big Ten Challenge apparently isn't interested in helping Rutgers achieve its non-conference scheduling mission. Huerter was New York state "Mr.

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  • Second Accuser Testifies at Bill Cosby Trial
Second Accuser Testifies at Bill Cosby Trial

He said the allegations are an attack on Cosby as an individual. After taking it, she said the ran to the bathroom where she saw a counter full of prescription pill bottles. Johnson said she has no recollection of how she got home, but that the next time Cosby called William Morris, it was on Illius' private line. But when Johnson was on th...

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  • Grandmother accused of fatally stabbing granddaughter has been captured
Grandmother accused of fatally stabbing granddaughter has been captured

According to a police statement obtained by PEOPLE, Darrington-Clark allegedly went on the run Monday morning soon after stabbing her daughter and two granddaughters in the apartment all three share. A San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy spotted a vehicle parked at Ninth Street and Waterman Avenue in San Bernardino, according to Colton pol...

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  • Child found in Illinois garage may have been killed in 2013
Child found in Illinois garage may have been killed in 2013

Boards cover the windows of a vacant home, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, where the remains of a 7-year-old child was found in the homes' garage in Centreville, Ill. They did not respond to additional requests for comment. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the child's mother, who now lives in Las Vegas , was the person who called the tip into pol...

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  • State won't get extension for new idea program
State won't get extension for new idea program

The spokesman notes this will have no impact on people's ability to use their IDs to fly this year. In fact, the department says it will likely take between 24 and 30 months to become fully compliant, meaning the state would need several other extensions.

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  • Trump criticizes London mayor after latest attack on city
Trump criticizes London mayor after latest attack on city

There was no immediate response from Khan to Trump's latest tweet. "In any event, we are extreme vetting people coming into the USA in order to help keep our country safe". "We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) is expected to hear arguments about the Trump executive order on travel within a week.

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  • La Crosse Kmart included in list of Sears company closings
La Crosse Kmart included in list of Sears company closings

Our members and customers can also shop at our other Kmart locations, which are listed here. The former south Dothan Kmart store's 90,000-square-feet of space has been remodeled and subdivided into new retail space, which is occupied by new businesses.

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  • Rangers trade struggling reliever Sam Dyson to Giants
Rangers trade struggling reliever Sam Dyson to Giants

The 2017 campaign, though, has essentially been the antithesis of that terrific year for Dyson; through 16 2/3 innings, he's posted a 10.80 ERA with more walks (12) than strikeouts (seven). Dyson appeared in five games for Team USA, pitching six innings of hitless ball and striking out four hitters. Dyson's fall in Texas was remarkably quick, as ...

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  • USA considers banning laptop computers on global flights
USA considers banning laptop computers on global flights

The government official shot straight back with, "I might", before elaborating. "Well, there's a real threat", Kelly continued. "There is a real threat - numerous threats against aviation", Kelly said . Asked when a decision will be made on whether or not the ban will become universal, Kelly said "We are still following the intelligence". A ...

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  • Trump floats idea of using solar panels to pay for Mexico wall
Trump floats idea of using solar panels to pay for Mexico wall

Now a normal person, might look at himself in the mirror, and realize, "Hey, I used a racist and impractical tactic of promising a border wall to get elected president, but now I'm president". However, this wall, he said, would be nothing like those walls. Trump's idea might have come from the chunk of the submissions made to the government when ...

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  • Trump to nominate Christopher A. Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump to nominate Christopher A. Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Here's what you need to know about him. A former assistant attorney-general who oversaw the criminal division under then President George W. Bush, Mr Wray is likely to allay the fears of FBI agents anxious that Mr Trump will try to weaken or politicise the bureau.

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  • Britain readies for election after tumultuous campaign
Britain readies for election after tumultuous campaign

But on April 18, when May called the surprise election, her party was over 20 points ahead in the polls , and looked to be heading towards a landslide win. Polls close at 10 p.m. United Kingdom time (5 p.m. ET), with results expected to begin rolling in within an hour or so after voting finishes. Britons have until 5 p.m.

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  • Utah shooting leaves kindergartner, two adults dead
Utah shooting leaves kindergartner, two adults dead

Rackley's 9-year-old son and the 8-year-old girl are both expected to survive their injuries. He says the family is reeling from the loss of two loved ones and critical injuries to another son. She and her two sons were in a vehicle after being picked up by a female driver described by authorities as a good Samaritan. Rackley family spokesman Jef...

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  • Trump to nominate former Assistant AG as Federal Bureau of Investigation head
Trump to nominate former Assistant AG as Federal Bureau of Investigation head

But Comey also confirmed in his statement that he told Trump he was not under investigation, as Trump asserted in his letter to Comey explaining his firing. Isn't it amusing how the press complained endlessly about how long it was taking to nominate a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, but as soon as Trump puts out a name it's a "smo...

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  • Public works projects on Trump's agenda for Ohio visit
Public works projects on Trump's agenda for Ohio visit

Trump said the families - one from OH and another from Kentucky - are going through "turmoil" along with millions of other consumers who are facing rising premiums and limited choices for health coverage under the 2010 law. President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare at Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport in Cincinnati , Ohio, Wednesday, J...

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  • President Trump nominates new FBI Director with Atlanta ties
President Trump nominates new FBI Director with Atlanta ties

Following are details of what Comey said occurred in some of the conversations. Mr Trump has repeatedly derided the federal probes into Russia's role in the 2016 election, including possible connections to his associates and relatives as "fake news", a "witch hunt" and a "fabrication" by Democrats.

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  • Budget cuts start with self-serving projects
Budget cuts start with self-serving projects

Many rank-and-file Republicans recoiled from the cuts, however, which would squeeze foreign aid and domestic programs funded annually by Congress by about 10 percent next year and $1.4 trillion over the coming decade. "It's a big impact", said Riley. Ms Lee replied: "At least 20 per cent of people eligible for Snap don't even receive Snap becau...

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