• 'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing
'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

The Post had reported that Trump was being investigated for potential obstruction of justice by Robert Mueller , the special counsel looking into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election . Robert Mueller , the man chosen to take over the inquest as special investigator, had started investigating into president Trump's behav...

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  • Donald Trump Challenges Obstruction of Justice Investigation
Donald Trump Challenges Obstruction of Justice Investigation

The piece added that Trump had received assurances from then-FBI Director James Comey that he wasn't personally being investigated, but that changed for the president "shortly after Comey's firing". Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into...

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  • Doctor says Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable
Doctor says Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable

He also says that Scalise received many units of transfused blood for hemorrhaging. Sava later told The Associated Press that Scalise's care is on track for someone with such a severe injury but that he still faces many risks to recovery.

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  • Oakland celebrates Warriors' second title in three years
Oakland celebrates Warriors' second title in three years

Championship sports teams visiting the White House is an entirely useless tradition that was very occasionally practiced as far back as the 1860s . Residents of Oakland, which recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire.

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  • Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting
Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting

I prayed for law enforcement on the scene. Wounded in the shooting were five people: Scalise, 51, of Louisiana; Zachary Barth , a legislative correspondent to Rep. We are Americans; it's in our nature to work toward a better, safer union. My service in Congress was one of the greatest privileges of my life. Capitol Police do occasionally ass...

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  • Body of pastor found burned near church
Body of pastor found burned near church

Seley St., Axtell. Pleasant Chapel Baptist Church , Sutherlin, will hold homecoming service beginning at 11 a.m. June 25 with the Rev. Jonathan King delivering the message. With the theme, Camp Out - Getting S'more of Jesus, Vacation Bible School for Lake Side Baptist Church will be Thursday and Friday, June 22 and 23, and June 25.

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  • Minnesota officer acquitted in deadly Philando Castile shooting; victim's family expresses anger
Minnesota officer acquitted in deadly Philando Castile shooting; victim's family expresses anger

Yanez reportedly stopped Castile because he fit the racial profile of a robbery suspect who had a "wide nose", as reported by the Washington Post . Family members of a black motorist shot dead by a Minnesota police officer past year reacted angrily to the officer being found innocent of manslaughter.

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  • Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?
Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

But after the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey last week, Gingrich said he'd changed his mind. "At this point have you seen any evidence of "good cause" for firing of special counsel Mueller?" The person demanded anonymity to discuss strategy on the sensitive matter.

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate Stanley Cup win
Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate Stanley Cup win

Here from pos-gazette.com are the details of the parade . Now the entire city of Pittsburgh , and Penguins fans all across the globe, are ready to throw the celebration of a lifetime. Those three, along with defenseman Kris Letang and forward Chris Kunitz, won the Stanley Cup three times together, the first in 2009. The Penguins are pop...

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  • Escaped inmates from GA waive rights to extradition
Escaped inmates from GA waive rights to extradition

Dubose and Rowe barged into the couple's house and put guns to both of their heads. SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the "hero" label on Friday, and said credit should go to forces well beyond his control.

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  • Minnesota Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile
Minnesota Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile

The jury reached a verdict after 27 hours of deliberations. The City of St. Anthony said after the verdict that Yanez "will not return to active duty". Mark Dayton offered his condolences to the Castile family, calling his death "a awful tragedy" in a statement that made no mention of Yanez. Family members of a black motorist shot dead by a...

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  • SFFD Lifts Shelter In Place Order After 4-Alarm Bayview Warehouse Fire
SFFD Lifts Shelter In Place Order After 4-Alarm Bayview Warehouse Fire

Authorities upgraded the fire to four alarms shortly before 2:30 p.m. The fire department issued a shelter in place order at 2:11 p.m. for people living and working in the surrounding area. "We are fully confident that there are no injuries through our first and secondary search of the building from our rescue squads", said Baxter. Fire Chief Joa...

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  • Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy
Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy

Stopping short of reversal, President Donald Trump planned to announce a revised Cuba policy aimed at halting the flow of US cash to the country's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations. Trump cast that as a sign the USA still wanted to engage with Cuba in hopes of forging "a much stronger and better path". "Any c...

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  • Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation
Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

And he seemed to accuse Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, of leading a " witch hunt ". File-This June 8, 2017, file photo shows former FBI Director James Comey speaking during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington .

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  • Police Seize Nearly $1 Million In Meth-Infused Lollipops Shaped Like Yoda
Police Seize Nearly $1 Million In Meth-Infused Lollipops Shaped Like Yoda

Inside the home, authorities found 600 pounds of meth-infused candy, which they estimate sold for $20 to $40 each. Ruben Diaz , a lieutenant with the Harris County Sheriff's Office, said it seemed as though the lollipops were created to target kids.

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  • Jury deliberations at Cosby sex assault trial in third day
Jury deliberations at Cosby sex assault trial in third day

Cosby did not testify in his own defense. The seven-man, five-woman panel will return to court in Norristown, Pennsylvania to resume their deliberations on Wednesday. Ms. Constand has claimed that after taking the pills, she passed out. Cosby has been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand , a former Temple University...

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  • Jury begins deliberating charges brought against officer who fatally shot Philando Castile
Jury begins deliberating charges brought against officer who fatally shot Philando Castile

St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter after he fatally shot Philando Castile , 32, last July in an incident that drew national attention and led to weeks of protests in St. He also cited testimony from first responders of Castile's gun falling out of his pocket as he was loaded onto a ...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets
Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets

The president is reportedly under investigation for obstruction after firing FBI director James Comey , and sources told Politico he's privately fuming about special prosecutor Robert Mueller . FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on March 12, 2013. In an interview with NBC's Lester Holt on May 11, Trump said he was "going to fire [...

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  • Trump knows he is
Trump knows he is "being investigated for firing the FBI Director"

Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of a possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to influence last year's presidential election . The Twitter attacks came as Vice-President Mike Pence hired a personal lawyer to represent him in the intensifying...

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  • US antitrust regulators approve merger of DuPont and Dow
US antitrust regulators approve merger of DuPont and Dow

The National Farmers Union, the nation's second-largest group of farmers, assailed the Justice Department's approval as "deeply disappointing" and suggested the deal could result in higher prices for farmers. Canada's antitrust department only gives public statements once a month but did confirm that it is reviewing the deal. "This deal comes...

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