• Trump confirms that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director
Trump confirms that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director

Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations. According to a new report from the Washington Post , special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators have already interviewed the head of the NSA and the current director of national intelligence "as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President ...

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  • Trump orders clampdown on Cuba travel and trade, curbing Obama detente
Trump orders clampdown on Cuba travel and trade, curbing Obama detente

President Trump made it clear on Friday, "those days are over". This will essentially shield USA airlines and cruise lines serving the island.However, Trump will stop short of closing embassies or breaking diplomatic relations restored in 2015 after more than five decades of hostilities.

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  • US Republican Steve Scalise shows signs of improvement after shooting
US Republican Steve Scalise shows signs of improvement after shooting

President Donald Trump thanked the members of Congress and others for supporting the Congressional Baseball Game with a recorded statement played at Nationals Park Thursday night. But he will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time" and faces additional operations. Four others were also wounded in the shooting , including...

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  • Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M
Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M

The new details were included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics , the first snapshot of the Trump Organization's finances since its longtime leader became president. The form reflects the president's investments, other assets, income, retirement accounts and other holdings. S...

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  • Doctors Say Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Extensive' Brain Damage
Doctors Say Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Extensive' Brain Damage

The University of Virginia student's father, Fred Warmbier, said at an earlier news conference that his son had been "brutalized and terrorized" by the North Korean government. On Thursday, they described 22-year-old Otto Warmbier (WORM'-birz) as in a state of "unresponsiveness wakefulness". They said his prognosis remains confidential.

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  • Best value bets for the 2018 Stanley Cup
Best value bets for the 2018 Stanley Cup

The parade will run along Grant Street and Boulevard of the Allies. "This is what it's all about", said Crosby, who joined his teammates riding in pickup trucks, convertible cars and buses in a parade that began on Grand Street and ended at Point State Park.

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  • President Trump not firing special counselor Robert Mueller, White House says
President Trump not firing special counselor Robert Mueller, White House says

U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions has said that any suggestion of collusion between him and Russian Federation is "an appalling and detestable lie", as he appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington . I personally think it would be a very significant mistake. Just weeks ago, Gingrich had heaped praise on Mueller, hailin...

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  • Sessions defends himself, denying allegations during Senate testimony
Sessions defends himself, denying allegations during Senate testimony

And Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday said he couldn't talk about firing Comey - because it's something Mueller might be investigating. When you wrote your letter on May 9, did you know that the president had already chose to fire Director Comey? Rosenstein's memo to Sessions about Comey was originally used to justify Come...

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  • Two escaped inmates captured in Tennessee
Two escaped inmates captured in Tennessee

The inmates were being hunted in the killings Tuesday morning of two prison guards who were overpowered, disarmed and shot to death on a prison bus southeast of Atlanta. The man held the two at gunpoint with a neighbor he called for help until the sheriff's department could get there to arrest the fugitives. Due to their tireless efforts, the publi...

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  • Special counsel expands inquiry to probe Trump for obstruction of justice
Special counsel expands inquiry to probe Trump for obstruction of justice

According to the report, senators want to know if Trump acted improperly when he allegedly fired Comey to influence an investigation into Russia's hacking of the 2016 USA election. Opponents have long accused Trump of possibly coordinating his campaign to maximize the damage done to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton with Russian hackers who le...

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  • Play inspired by Mideast peace talks wins in NY
Play inspired by Mideast peace talks wins in NY

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's Tony win felt like a win for theatre kids everywhere. "To all young people watching at home, don't waste any time trying to be like anybody but yourself, because the things that make you unusual are the things that make you powerful", Platt, 23, said while accepting his award on Sunday.

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  • Donald Trump cries 'witch hunt' over obstruction probe
Donald Trump cries 'witch hunt' over obstruction probe

Following a late-Wednesday Washington Post report that President Donald Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice (as part of Robert Mueller's special counsel probe), Trump took to Twitter early Thursday morning to respond.

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  • Trump 'mulls firing Special Counsel' in Russian Federation probe
Trump 'mulls firing Special Counsel' in Russian Federation probe

The official, who would not detail what the two discussed during the interview , said it took place on May 16. Since being appointed special counsel in May, Mueller has built a team of formidable legal minds who've worked on everything from Watergate to Enron.

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  • Man with shotgun took cash, liquor from Ellisville QuikTrip
Man with shotgun took cash, liquor from Ellisville QuikTrip

The suspect stole about $75 and seven bottles of liquor, which he ordered the clerk to put inside a backpack he brought with him. The robber was still on the loose six hours later. "The suspect is a white man, believed to be between 18 and 27 years old, 5'9", weighing between 120 and 140 pounds. He was wearing a black hoodie, black face mask, bla...

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  • Trump blasts 'witch hunt' on twitter
Trump blasts 'witch hunt' on twitter

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2017You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! Asked whether Trump's actions rose to the level of obstruction of justice, Comey testified last week: "I don't know".

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  • Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise shot: What we know late Thursday
Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise shot: What we know late Thursday

As of Thursday morning, Scalise was still in critical condition at a local Washington, D.C. hospital. On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond is the Democrats' star pitcher, and a close friend of Scalise's. Cassidy said Scalise's shooting should "strengthen our resolve that we are going...

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  • United States attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats
United States attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

So what's the view of Mr Sessions' performance from within the Republican party? "You raised your right hand here today and said you would solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth", Democratic Senator Martin Heinrich said.

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  • House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony
House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

Trump's associates colluded with the Russians. At the public hearing, Comey is expected to answer questions that may put pressure on the embattled Trump administration, including describing the conversations Comey had with Trump regarding Russia's interference in the 2016 USA presidential election.

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  • Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions
Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions

That's slightly higher than the 33 percent who disapproved in February's UT/TT Poll, but he continues to get more positive than negative reviews. To be sure, Texas Republicans have not embraced a rapprochement with Russian Federation to the extent that Trump appears to be pursuing.

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  • NBA champ Warriors give Oakland something to celebrate
NBA champ Warriors give Oakland something to celebrate

Nearly as soon as the final buzzer sounded on Monday night and Golden State became the 2017 NBA champions, many followers of both basketball and politics began to wonder whether or not the Warriors would take part in the White House visit that traditionally comes with winning a championship in a North American sport.

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