• White House, intel chiefs want to make digital spying law permanent
White House, intel chiefs want to make digital spying law permanent

He told the Senate Intelligence Committee that even if he dedicated more resources the NSA would not be able to calculate an estimate, which privacy experts have said could be in the millions. McCabe replied that it does, but that if the bureau is seeking to collect intelligence on a United States person, it has to obtain a warrant first from the F...

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  • Indian-American girl wins National Spelling Bee title
Indian-American girl wins National Spelling Bee title

But Rohan tripped on the word " marram " (the Norse-derived word for a type of grass found on beaches), and Ananya was able to capitalize, correctly spelling " marocain " (a heavy crepe fabric, its name derived from the French word for Moroccan) to win.

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  • Study Finds Rural Regions/Small Towns Hardest Hit by Proposed Medicaid Cuts
Study Finds Rural Regions/Small Towns Hardest Hit by Proposed Medicaid Cuts

That number is 31% in metropolitan areas. "There is such clear link between the role of the Medicaid program and the growing importance of the Medicaid program, and declines in the rate of uninsured kids and adults in small towns and rural areas", she points out.

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  • Nancy Pelosi's first meeting with President Trump was completely batshit insane
Nancy Pelosi's first meeting with President Trump was completely batshit insane

It was the traditional sit-down at which a new president holds to become acquainted with congressional leadership and Trump made quite the impression. She's not the first person to wonder that . She said she's advised Trump to get more sleep and to take care of his mental acuity: "I think his family should be concerned about his health".

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  • Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner To Remain In Jail Pending Trial
Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner To Remain In Jail Pending Trial

They say they don't know what happened to it or what it might contain. "She doesn't deserve that", Winner's mother Billie Winner-Davis told WSB-TV. An FBI affidavit says victor confessed to copying and mailing the classified report when agents searched her home Saturday.

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  • North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal
North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal

One of the key clauses in the agreement were the binding cash transfers from rich countries to poorer countries to help them better prepare for the consequences of climate change. Mr Zycher wrote in The National Review that "the entire Paris/UNFCCC process is silly and destructive as a strategy to engender environmental improvement, but it work...

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  • Sessions offered to quit amid rising tensions with Trump
Sessions offered to quit amid rising tensions with Trump

Both Sanders and Spicer have urged reporters not to read into their inability to convey Trump's confidence in his attorney general. Many saw the tweets as a rebuke of Sessions . Trump is also displeased with lack of progress his Muslim ban has made in the court system, again assigning responsibility to Sessions. Trump is the 45th Preside...

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  • Starnes: Pro-Trump Gays Banned from Pride Parade
Starnes: Pro-Trump Gays Banned from Pride Parade

He and a like-oriented Trump supporter shot an application off to the Charlotte Pride Parade Team to enter a float. Talbert now plans to file a discrimination lawsuit against Charlotte Pride . Generally, they would like to see Pride festivals return to their original, more radical roots. "It was fear of being gay based, fear of being g...

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  • Trump does not intend to fire Sessions
Trump does not intend to fire Sessions

Sessions, a former senator, offered to resign because of tensions with Trump over his decision to recuse himself from a federal investigation into ties between Trump's associates and Russian officials when Russia was allegedly meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, according to media reports.

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  • The most surprising thing about Comey's testimony
The most surprising thing about Comey's testimony

Comey stop investigating anyone including the president never suggested that Mr. Comey 'let Flynn go, '" Kasowitz said. Dressed in a dark suit and giving short, deliberative answers, Comey painted a picture of an overbearing president who he did not trust and who pressured him to stop the FBI investigating Flynn.

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  • Humane Society of Parkersburg collecting donations for Pet Appreciation Week
Humane Society of Parkersburg collecting donations for Pet Appreciation Week

She is taking home a new member of her family. Today, volunteers for the Humane Society stopped by the Credit Union and brought some furry friends with them to help accept donations. "We do reach out to others that are up north from Northern Virginia up to New Hampshire to try to find an outlet to where we can transfer that pets into their care s...

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  • Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia
Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

Mohammad Javad Zarif called the comments "repugnant" and accused the USA of supporting terror. A statement , as reported by Financial Times , from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) linked the attacks to U.S. Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi told IRNA on Thursday that it is clear Saudi Arabia supports terrorist groups but it i...

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  • 'Not True': Comey Slams New York Times on Trump-Russia Links
'Not True': Comey Slams New York Times on Trump-Russia Links

Trump later contradicted his own staff and acknowledged on May 11 he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation matter. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director did state that Flynn was in legal jeopardy but that it was not for him to determine whether Trump was trying to obstruct justice.

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  • Gianforte requests Monday court appearance
Gianforte requests Monday court appearance

The motion states the initial appearance, arraignment and sentencing will take place at Gallatin County Court, June 12 at 10 a.m. Gianforte won Montana's only congressional seat, despite the last-minute fracas at his Bozeman campaign headquarters.

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  • Daniel Coats: 'I Have Never Been Pressured' By Trump To Intervene
Daniel Coats: 'I Have Never Been Pressured' By Trump To Intervene

Coats said he didn't feel it was "appropriate" to discuss "confidential conversations between the President and myself" in a public, unclassified session. "I'm not prepared to answer your question today", Coats replied. Comey appears before the same committee on Thursday. US intelligence chiefs are making a strong push, backed by the White House,...

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  • Sessions reportedly offered to resign as tensions rise with Trump
Sessions reportedly offered to resign as tensions rise with Trump

Two close allies of Attorney General Jeff Sessions say he isn't going anywhere, despite the Trump administration declining to knock down reports that he offered his resignation to President Trump. Bustle has reached out to the White House for comment. Early aboard the Trump bandwagon and the first sitting senator to endorse him during his cam...

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  • Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

President Donald Trump's Twitter account had a very bad day on Tuesday. President Trump's White House has decided against setting up a war room to respond to the flood of revelations related to the FBI and congressional Russian Federation investigations, Politico reported, citing four advisers close to Trump.

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  • Trump Calls Comey 'a Leaker,' Says He's Vindicated After Senate Hearing
Trump Calls Comey 'a Leaker,' Says He's Vindicated After Senate Hearing

Mr Comey , who testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, said the president pressured him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . The President remained uncharacteristically quiet throughout the day on Thursday as Comey delivered his testimony and cable news covered the hearing in it...

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  • What we learned from Former FBI director James Comey's testimony
What we learned from Former FBI director James Comey's testimony

The hearing - arguably the most highly anticipated since Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spent 11 hours past year addressing questions before the House Select Committee on Benghazi - became a major spectacle in Washington and acorss the country.

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  • Ex-convict kidnapped, killed missing Florida girl, deputies say
Ex-convict kidnapped, killed missing Florida girl, deputies say

She was missing for five days until her body was found by fishermen in a creek near her home. Robert Howard is behind bars in Pensacola, but, the 38 year old spent most of his adult life locked up in an Alabama prison for two separate rape convictions.

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  • Trump talks infrastructure initiative on Kentucky border
Trump talks infrastructure initiative on Kentucky border

Trump said his plan would involve $200 million in federal funds, which would be used to leverage private dollars and pass along responsibility for funding infrastructure projects to state and local governments. A day before former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on the circumstances that led to...

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  • Woman accused of leak ordered to remain jailed pending trial
Woman accused of leak ordered to remain jailed pending trial

Federal prosecutors declined to comment on the case. 25-year-old Reality Winner was working in Augusta when federal agents say she leaked classified U.S documents allegedly detailing a 2016 Russian military intelligence cyber-attack on a US voting software supply company.

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  • Officials react to James Comey's testimony on Russian Federation, talks with Trump
Officials react to James Comey's testimony on Russian Federation, talks with Trump

At the hearing itself, reporters learned Donald Trump's remark to Comey about hoping the FBI would let go of its Michael Flynn probe is under investigation by special counsel. Disturbed, Comey immediately began creating a paper trail of memos documenting every aspect of his meetings with Trump. "I was honestly concerned that he might lie abou...

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  • Trump derails infrastructure speech to whine about Democrats obstructing his agenda
Trump derails infrastructure speech to whine about Democrats obstructing his agenda

In his second event highlighting the need for infrastructure modernization in what the administration has dubbed "Infrastructure Week", Mr. Trump said the time was now for "recapturing our legacy as a nation of builders" and putting the focus back on American workers.

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  • James Comey's testimony leaves an unanswered question about Jeff Sessions
James Comey's testimony leaves an unanswered question about Jeff Sessions

In an interview on the FOX Business' "After the Bell", Kallstrom said Comey chose to "dance with the devil" and was not up to the task to handle the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The former FBI director said he interpreted that "as a direction to get rid of this investigation". This prevented his memory of what was said during those meet...

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  • Samsung unveils HDR-enabled CHG70 and CHG90 QLED FreeSync 2 gaming monitors
Samsung unveils HDR-enabled CHG70 and CHG90 QLED FreeSync 2 gaming monitors

The 49-inch CHG90 display features QLED technology, HDR support, and is aimed at high-end users and PC gamers. This delivers a new metal core and supports 125 percent of the sRGB color space and 95 percent of the DCI-P3 color space. The 27- and 31.5-inch CHG70 monitors have a resolution of 2560x1440. It has a 1ms response time, and 144Hz refresh ra...

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  • White House on Sessions: Trump 'has confidence in all of his Cabinet'
White House on Sessions: Trump 'has confidence in all of his Cabinet'

Trump did not take his attorney general up on the offer, but the strain between the two comes at a precarious time for the president. Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the Trump campaign. The New York Times reports on Tuesday that the White House would not confirm that the president still had full confidence in Sessions. On Monday morn...

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  • Senator grills intelligence chiefs for refusing to answer questions about Trump
Senator grills intelligence chiefs for refusing to answer questions about Trump

The hearing, called to discuss Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) legislation but focused on Comey's sacking - was watched by millions across the United States and was dubbed by the media as Washington's Super Bowl. He then asked why Coats felt it was inappropriate to answer the inquiry. And Trump had a handful of sympathetic Repu...

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  • Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement
Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

In the wake of Trump's decision , a group of mostly Democratic states have joined together to form the U.S. Climate Alliance . Trump is a known Earth Hater, Climate Change Denier and Very Naughty Boy. Trump argues the climate agreement has disadvantaged the US and benefited other countries, leaving American businesses and taxpayers to absor...

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  • North Korea missile launch
North Korea missile launch

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - North Korea said Friday it has test-launched a new type of cruise missile capable of striking US and South Korean warships "at will", as South Korea found a suspected North Korean drone near the tense border between the rivals.

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  • Russian lawmaker scoffs at Comey testimony
Russian lawmaker scoffs at Comey testimony

Trump, if you disagree with anything the director said today, play the tapes for all of America to hear or admit that there were no tapes". Spoke to 6 former US Attorneys, all believe Trump in his conversation w/ Comey /his reason for firing Comey meets definition of obstruction.

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  • Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets
Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets

Donald Trump's lawyer says former FBI Director James Comey's testimony about nine private conversations with the president put his client in the clear. Comey said he was prompted to make that request by a tweet from Trump following his firing. Comey confirmed that when Michael Flynn was sacked as national security adviser on February 13...

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  • UK election shock could delay and soften Brexit
UK election shock could delay and soften Brexit

Carrying the flag of Europe and wearing politicians masks, the protest centred around the Houses of Parliament. Within the two years of talks, Britain wants to not only agree on the terms of its exit but also negotiate a new relationship on things like trade and security.

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  • UK Election: Polls Open After Campaign Dominated by Brexit ,Terror Attacks
UK Election: Polls Open After Campaign Dominated by Brexit ,Terror Attacks

The BBC reported, however, that May did not plan to resign. Although it remains an unlikely scenario, it would probably be the preferred choice of many continental Europeans who still hope that Britain will make a U-turn in its decision to leave the E.U.

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  • Donald Trump Jr. goes on the offensive against London mayor
Donald Trump Jr. goes on the offensive against London mayor

And as the president of the world's superpower, Mr Trump should be advised to do the same: to think before he tweets . Trump and Khan, the son of Pakistani immigrants and the first Muslim elected as London's mayor , have been at odds since Khan denounced as "ignorant" Trump's campaign pledge to impose a temporary ban on Muslims entering the...

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