• Yoko Ono gets co-writing credit on 'Imagine'
Yoko Ono gets co-writing credit on 'Imagine'

David Israelite, the president and CEO of the National Music Publishers' Association, said Wednesday at an event that Ono would earn the co-writing recognition on the song 48 years after its release. "I was still selfish enough and unaware enough to take that contribution without acknowledging it". I was still full of wanting my own space after bei...

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  • Most Americans Think Trump Committed Obstruction of Justice by Hindering Russia Probe
Most Americans Think Trump Committed Obstruction of Justice by Hindering Russia Probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , to whom the special counsel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election now reports , has privately discussed the possibility that he may need to recuse himself from the matter, according to ABC News.

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  • Police arrest 18 protesters over motorist shooting verdict
Police arrest 18 protesters over motorist shooting verdict

Protesters were rallying outside the Minnesota State Capitol on Friday night and into Saturday, after a jury acquitted police officer Jeronimo Yanez of manslaughter and other charges, in the fatal shooting last summer of Philando Castile during a traffic stop.

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  • Cosby side declares victory, goes on attack
Cosby side declares victory, goes on attack

It was a stunning development - and a momentary victory - for the 79-year-old pioneering black entertainer who had risked spending the rest of his life in prison if convicted of assaulting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion. Since Thursday morning, when the jurors told Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steven O'Neill they wer...

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  • Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

The restrictions on President Trump to lift sanctions on Russian Federation grew out of a directive from the president his first week in office seeking a review of all sanctions imposed by the U.S. It also includes language putting sanctions on anyone involved in "malicious cyber activity", the supply of arms to Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria, a...

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  • US Senate's Iran sanctions are breach of nuclear deal: senior Iranian official
US Senate's Iran sanctions are breach of nuclear deal: senior Iranian official

Qassemi said Iran's missile program does not violate the UN Resolution 2231 which endorsed the nuclear agreement. Baeedinejad said that the new sanctions should be approved by the US House of Representative and it should be also signed by the US president; therefore any official reaction should be postponed to future.

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  • Aaron Judge hits the hardest home run of the Statcast Era
Aaron Judge hits the hardest home run of the Statcast Era

He has lost his last three starts and was hit hard by the Yankees on May 30 in Baltimore , allowing five runs and seven hits - three homers - in 2 2/3 innings. "You understand that you're down, but you have to understand not to give anything away", Jones said. "He hit it a long way". Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Kevin Gausman removes ...

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  • Tip helps nab wanted polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs
Tip helps nab wanted polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs

Tony Mangan, spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety, said the Highway Patrol was asked to respond Wednesday and transported Jeffs to Sioux Falls at the request of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "Down near the marina near Yankton and he saw that vehicle, called in for back-up, back-up arrived and a felony auto stop was conducted a...

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  • Two Democratic AGs to sue Trump for foreign payments to his businesses
Two Democratic AGs to sue Trump for foreign payments to his businesses

Foreign and USA government entities rent space in Trump-owned buildings. Trump's adults sons, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr ., and a longtime corporate executive, now oversee the Trump businesses. Racine said he and Frosh were supportive of CREW's lawsuit in NY, but that their case offered another chance to develop the record and the law. ...

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  • North Korea hits Trump decision to withdraw from Paris climate deal
North Korea hits Trump decision to withdraw from Paris climate deal

President Donald Trump said the USA would abandon the agreement last week after months of suspense. California Gov. Jerry Brown took it even further. A few efforts, such as a reduction on methane emissions introduced by the Obama administration, could be overturned more easily. "Climate change is real, and Hawaii is seeing it first hand".

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  • Ramirez 2 HRs, Indians beat Twins 9-3 in doubleheader opener
Ramirez 2 HRs, Indians beat Twins 9-3 in doubleheader opener

The Indians got things going in the top of the first inning, and all three of their runs came after the first two hitters were erased on a pop out to third base and groundout to shortstop, respectively. "He's probably pretty damn close to where he was a year ago", Indians manager Terry Francona said of Encarnacion. 2B Jason Kipnis had two doubles a...

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  • Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners
Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

He said the last two holdouts eventually agreed on acquittal. Hundreds blocked the I-94 freeway a year ago after Castile's death was first reported. Circumstances of the shooting led to weeks of protests past year in St. Paul and the adjoining city of Minneapolis, and fueled a national debate about the appropriate use of force by police against...

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  • Trump attends Gorsuch Supreme Court ceremony
Trump attends Gorsuch Supreme Court ceremony

A special counsel examining whether Trump's presidential campaign team colluded with Russian Federation in the 2016 election is now investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice. Trump has spoken out against courts blocking the ban and has also criticized his own lawyers. On Monday Trump's ban lost a battle in the 9th circuit court, a...

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  • New York Times Sues FBI To Get Documents Of Trump-Comey Talks
New York Times Sues FBI To Get Documents Of Trump-Comey Talks

He has also started to direct some of his anger at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, according to the AP and the New York Times . The White House has used a memo he wrote to justify Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, but that Trump action may now ...

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  • Search goes on for seven US sailors after collision off Japan
Search goes on for seven US sailors after collision off Japan

At the time of the collision, most of the crew were probably asleep. Tom Dyer, a naval expert who spoke to Wired , says it's likely that both the U.S Navy vessel and the container ship carried radar-based collision avoidance systems. Thank you for your well wishes and messages of concern. "We are coordinating with the relevant authorities, inc...

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  • Eighteen protesters arrested for blocking Minnesota freeway after Philando Castile verdict
Eighteen protesters arrested for blocking Minnesota freeway after Philando Castile verdict

The jury opted for acquittal, clearing Yanez of manslaughter Friday after five days of deliberation that almost ended in deadlock. Prosecutors argued that Yanez did not see the gun and acted unreasonably. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, who made the decision to charge Yanez, said his office considered carefully before bringing the case. Minne...

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  • Trump pondered firing Mueller, but his aides pushed back
Trump pondered firing Mueller, but his aides pushed back

I always speak for myself and not the president, he has his own spokesmen, although I think they are in need of help from time to time . Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , however, who would be the one doing the firing, put the rumors to bed Tuesday.

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  • Will Donald Trump do the unthinkable and fire Bob Mueller?
Will Donald Trump do the unthinkable and fire Bob Mueller?

After Mueller's appointment was announced last month, Trump floated the idea of firing him, but staffers sought to squash the idea, which they believed would "turn a bad situation into a catastrophe", The Times reported . First and foremost, Trump can not actually fire Mueller. White House staffers made a concerted effort to talk Trump down f...

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  • UK finance minister Hammond seeks
UK finance minister Hammond seeks "pragmatic" Brexit

He will attempt to change May's mind on leaving the customs union after a disastrous election in which the government lost its majority last Thursday, the newspaper said. The EU customs union guarantees tariff-free trade within the bloc but prohibits members from striking third-party trade deals. Speaking ahead of a meeting with other European Un...

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  • Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue
Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

And his Florida resort, which he's visited seven times as president, pulled in millions of dollars more than it had previously. "President Trump welcomed the opportunity to voluntarily file his personal financial disclosure form", the White House said in a statement, adding that the form was "certified by the Office of Government Ethics pursuan...

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