• INTELLIGENCE HEARINGS - Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly
INTELLIGENCE HEARINGS - Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

Coats told associates in March that Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI chief James Comey to get the bureau to back off its investigation into Michael Flynn , who was sacked as national security adviser after hiding his communications with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak from White House officials, the Washington Post reporte...

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  • Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from Trump
Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from Trump

At a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner asked Coats and Rogers about media reports that Trump has pressured them to downplay the Russian Federation investigation. "What I'm not willing to do is to share what I think is confidential information that ought to be protected in an open hearing, so I'm...

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  • Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense begins calling witnesses
Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense begins calling witnesses

Carter then called Roy 10 times, from 8:02 p.m.to 8:36 p.m., according to Morrissette. Samantha Boardman was one of several of Carter's friends who testified Wednesday . In text messages sent to Roy's mother the day of her son's death, Carter referred to Roy as a "bright light" and a "beautiful soul". She got attention when she talked about her ...

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  • Russia, Qatar to discuss Middle East crisis
Russia, Qatar to discuss Middle East crisis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Bahrain's Foreign Minister that the dispute between Qatar and other Arab states should be resolved by the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday. In the interview, Al Thani confirmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation is helping Qatar investigate a hack o...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat
Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

May is now looking to rule the country with less than 50% of seats in Parliament's House of Commons, and is banking on support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to be the ally that helps her party push its agenda through Parliament.

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  • POTUS Should Tweet Less — Survey Says
POTUS Should Tweet Less — Survey Says

Chris Christie and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina. He did it from his personal Twitter account with the handle @RealDonaldTrump about five hours before a White House press release. Still, allies had questions about Trump's belief in the value of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, which he had termed "obsolete" during the presidentia...

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  • Officer: 'Scared to death' in motorist shooting - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
Officer: 'Scared to death' in motorist shooting - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

Castiles last words were, “I wasnt reaching for it.”. "Those were not my intentions". Yanez is expected to testify in his own defense and could take the stand sometime Friday. He said Castile ignored his instructions not to reach for the gun. The officer said that he began experiencing "tunnel vision" when Castile was telling him that he wa...

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  • Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly to Senate
Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly to Senate

Coats refused to confirm or deny Tuesday's explosive Washington Post report that cited U.S. officials saying Trump had asked Coats if he could lean on then-FBI director James Comey and urge him to ease the part of the Russian Federation probe that focused on sacked national security advisor Michael Flynn .

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  • Comey, Russia will take lead during Wednesday FISA hearing
Comey, Russia will take lead during Wednesday FISA hearing

Seizing the opportunity, Senators from both sides of the aisle pressed the intelligence chiefs about reports that President Trump had approached them in order to influence the ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Trump Appears Unlikely to Hinder Comey's Testimony About Russia Inquiry
Trump Appears Unlikely to Hinder Comey's Testimony About Russia Inquiry

FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., May 3, 2017. He did, however, have an idea of what would be important to hear, and that would be anything that hints that the Mueller investigation is looking at potential ob...

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  • Intelligence Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' to Intervene in FBI Investigation
Intelligence Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' to Intervene in FBI Investigation

He focused his ire on Comey's handling of the probe, the Post reported , citing two officials it didn't identify. Adm. Michael Rogers , the director of the National Security Agency , was also at the hearing, and refused to answer any questions about discussions with Trump .

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  • 3 men found shot dead at East Texas vehicle dealership
3 men found shot dead at East Texas vehicle dealership

In the room adjacent to where they're confronting Hutchinson, two customers and an employee seem to be negotiating a deal; the group sprints away as the two bounty hunters draw their guns . Not much is known about Bernal and Garcia. As the bounty hunters get closer to Hutchinson, the men start yelling at each other while a woman who was in the o...

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  • Szczur's clutch homer helps Padres to win over Royals
Szczur's clutch homer helps Padres to win over Royals

Dinelson fell to 2-1 with a 10-2 loss at Arizona last time out with nine runs (seven earned) allowed on five hits and five walks in three frames. San Diego are 6-2 in their last 8 home games and San Diego are 13-38 in their last 51 Sunday games while San Diego are 5-13 in their last 18 interleague games.

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  • Pelosi: I'd Rather See Bush, Romney, or McCain; Trump Sleep Deprived
Pelosi: I'd Rather See Bush, Romney, or McCain; Trump Sleep Deprived

During an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Friday, Pelosi was asked what advice she'd give Trump on how to become a stronger leader. "The president may not realize that, but maybe I have more respect for the office of the president than he does".

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  • Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist
Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist

The defense maintains that Yanez shot Castile out of fear for his life after Castile disobeyed his orders not to reach for the firearm Castile had told him was in his vehicle. Phil Stinson, a professor of criminal justice at Bowling Green State University in OH, says police officers shoot and kill people about 900 to 1,000 times per year.

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  • Orlando Gunman Targeted Victims at Fiamma Inc
Orlando Gunman Targeted Victims at Fiamma Inc

The company is calling the shootings "an unspeakable attack on our loved ones and employees". Police in the American state of Florida say there have been "multiple fatalities" in a shooting at an Orlando industrial estate. The sheriff said Neumann didn't appear to belong to any type of subversive or terrorist organization. He walked into the ...

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  • Counter Protestors Demonstrate at Anti-Islamic Law Rally in St. Paul
Counter Protestors Demonstrate at Anti-Islamic Law Rally in St. Paul

In more than two dozen cities across the United States , the group organizing the rallies, ACT for America , is speaking out against Shariah law, saying it is incompatible with Western democracy and the freedoms it affords. Authorities said a large fight broke out after the gatherings concluded. He said the law of the land and the Constitution ...

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  • Lueck has 4 hits as Florida State rallies past Sam Houston
Lueck has 4 hits as Florida State rallies past Sam Houston

The Seminoles made mental errors in the field and on the bases. A base hit to right by Lueck plated Walls with the game-winner. The Bearkats (44-22) scored four runs the first two innings off two errors by Seminoles starting pitcher Tyler Holton .

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  • Scrutinized over charity, Eric Trump says Democrats are 'not even people'
Scrutinized over charity, Eric Trump says Democrats are 'not even people'

The allegations pertain to an annual golf tournament organized by the Eric Trump Foundation. However, Eric Trump continued to claim that use of the course was free, and all monies raised were going to charity . " Eric Trump , in speaking with Forbes , maintains that 'our expenses on a tournament that made us somewhere in the $2 million range...

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  • Attorney says deputy, spouse didn't want to hurt man
Attorney says deputy, spouse didn't want to hurt man

Eldridge described instances when Thompson would become jealous and his temper would flare, but insists things never escalated to a physical level. What happened next was captured by a passer-by on a cellphone video. The couple relents once it becomes obvious he's stopped breathing. Moments later, Chauna Thompson arrived in a separate vehicle. ...

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  • Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

The Justice Department has said that while Mr Sessions was there for a speech by Mr Trump, there were no meetings or private encounters. Instead, he will send Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to those hearings to discuss budget matters, Sessions wrote in letters to the chairmen of the subcommittees.

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  • United States investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes
United States investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes

One of the things Comey told the Senate committee was that he believes he was sacked last month in an effort to "relieve" pressure on Trump from the Justice Department investigation. Trump was addressing reporters at the White House for the first time since Comey's explosive appearance, in which he branded the president a liar and said h...

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  • London attack: Death toll rises to 8 after police recover body
London attack: Death toll rises to 8 after police recover body

They were walking over London Bridge when the three assailants in a van mowed down pedestrians on the bridge and then launched a stabbing spree in and around bars in nearby Borough Market . The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. One of the accused of recent London attack had already been featured in a British te...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn makes a boob in awkward high-five with Emily Thornberry
Jeremy Corbyn makes a boob in awkward high-five with Emily Thornberry

Thornberry briefly points at Corbyn's face, while posing for a photograph. Britain's opposition Labour leader went in a for a celebratory high-five when his left hand appeared to land on the Shadow Foreign Secretary's chest - with his colleague Emily Thornberry forced to laugh it off.

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  • Arrest over London terror attack
Arrest over London terror attack

Another police auto then arrives, and the other two terrorists can be seen getting shot - with all the action concluding in under 20 seconds. In 2011, the younger man allegedly went to fight Moammar Gadhafi and joined a militia that sent fighters on to Syria , according to British media reports that could not be immediately confirmed with Libyan o...

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  • Man fatally shot by police in Lyons was wanted in Sycamore homicide
Man fatally shot by police in Lyons was wanted in Sycamore homicide

According to a report from the Daily Chronicle , Antonio Juarez, 44, was killed during a confrontation with police at 5:54 p.m. Friday in southwest suburban Lyons. Multiple police agencies began following the suspect in his vehicle when he began firing at the responding officers at Ogden and Joliet Road. During the course of the investigation a su...

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  • Three arrested by United Kingdom anti-terror police
Three arrested by United Kingdom anti-terror police

Thomas' next of kin have been informed of this development ". Two days from a national election, Britain's ruling Conservatives and opposition Labor Party battled to defend their records on security after a terrorist attack that killed seven people in London upended the campaign.

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  • Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate - Tillerson
Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate - Tillerson

It's a bad deal for this country. Trump last week withdrew the USA, the second largest polluter after China, from the Paris Agreement . Backers of the Paris deal, however, noted that Mr. "In the last eight years we have seen a war on jobs in this country". Andrew Light, a former State Department official involved in the Paris climate talks...

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  • Ossoff Passes on CNN Debate in Georgia House Race
Ossoff Passes on CNN Debate in Georgia House Race

Later that year, Republicans routed Democrats in the midterms. "I do not support a livable wage", Karen Handel said during a debate with Democrat Jon Ossoff . Handel had previously accused Ossoff of not wanting national exposure because of his "flimsy resume". "I prefer to think about what I'm running for", Ossoff replied .

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  • Senate rule places GOP health bill on fast track
Senate rule places GOP health bill on fast track

The idea of taking action on a tax bill this year appeals to Republican lawmakers who hope to have something to show to voters before the 2018 midterm election. Republicans haven't drafted legislative language on the thorniest issues , and there's no consensus on how to proceed on some major sticking points in the bill.

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  • Climate change work will continue without United States, says CARICOM
Climate change work will continue without United States, says CARICOM

President Trump has chose to leave the 2015 Paris climate agreement and many advocates in the coal industry say the move will be beneficial for Wyoming. Since Trump's decision, 257 mayors across the country have made pledges similar to Lempert's and have formed a network called Mayors National Climate Action Agenda (MNCAA), according to the ...

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  • Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions
Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions

Gen. Michael Flynn . "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey said toward the end of more than two hours of testimony before the Senate intelligence committee . "He's everything that's wrong in Washington ", Lewandowski said. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate ...

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  • Comey: Loretta Lynch Attempted to Influence Clinton Email Investigation
Comey: Loretta Lynch Attempted to Influence Clinton Email Investigation

Probably the only other consideration that I guess I can talk about in an open setting is that at one point the Attorney General had directed me not to call it an "investigation" but instead to call it a "matter" which confused me and concerned me.

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  • Ex-Goldman Sachs executive, top Christie deputy win NJ governor primaries
Ex-Goldman Sachs executive, top Christie deputy win NJ governor primaries

Guadagno , who spent much of her last seven years in office in Christie's shadow, won against leading challenger Jack Ciattarelli , a state assemblyman who had attacked Guadagno for her proximity to the governor. Nancy Solomon , the managing editor for New Jersey Public Radio and WNYC, says this election could mean a changing of the guard in Gar...

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  • TV Batman actor Adam West dies at 88
TV Batman actor Adam West dies at 88

West recently voiced Quahog's mayor on Seth MacFarlane's animated series Family Guy . He arrived in Hollywood in 1959 after landing a contract with Warner Bros. By many accounts, West maintained a good sense of humor about his fame and his caped alter-ego. Much like Nielsen, West was a conventional screen presence who arrived just as a more na...

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