• Maryland, DC sue Trump over foreign payments
Maryland, DC sue Trump over foreign payments

The emoluments clauses state that federal officials shall not receive "any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state" without congressional consent. The suit asks the court for an injunction blocking Trump from accepting foreign money. If a federal judge allows the case to proceed, Racine ...

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  • Reporter Body Slammed, Congressman-Elect to Plead Guilty
Reporter Body Slammed, Congressman-Elect to Plead Guilty

However, when it became apparent that he was not eligible for the work program, his sentence was changed to a six-month deferred jail sentence, 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management, and $385 in fines and court fees.

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  • Rahal rolling as he arrives at Texas off 2 IndyCar wins
Rahal rolling as he arrives at Texas off 2 IndyCar wins

Honda-powered cars continued the oval-track domination they demonstrated around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway last month by taking the top-eight starting spots in the 22-car field. We got a penalty and we raced back. Instead, he grew more specific when asked about the final crash of the race - the one that saw an aggressive Takuma Sat...

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  • 2 dead in Brevard County home was act of arson, investigators say
2 dead in Brevard County home was act of arson, investigators say

The fire started Sunday morning around 10.30am and quickly engulfed their two-story home in Malabar, Florida, police said. Brevard County and Palm Bay Fire Rescues found an adult female inside the home Sunday, but had to leave the home because the structure was not safe, investigators said.

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  • Video expected to be shown in Penn State pledge's death case
Video expected to be shown in Penn State pledge's death case

A detective testifying at a hearing for 18 Penn State fraternity brothers accused in the death of a 19-year-old pledge says the student looked like a corpse in surveillance video from the frat house. A pathologist said he had severe head trauma and a ruptured spleen. "I believe this is a case where the defendants have been overcharged by the ...

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  • Rallying blue-collar workers in Cincinnati, Trump blames Democrats for obstructing his agenda
Rallying blue-collar workers in Cincinnati, Trump blames Democrats for obstructing his agenda

In his remarks he called out Democrats for obstructing Republicans' efforts to replace ObamaCare and help Americans. "We welcome your push to correct this situation". In his speech at the Rivertowne Marina , Trump revealed his infrastructure plans include $1 trillion in public and private investment. According to the U.S.

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  • Nearly 20 Million Viewers Watched James Comey's Senate Testimony
Nearly 20 Million Viewers Watched James Comey's Senate Testimony

On May 3rd, in response to Republican senator Chuck Grassley , the committee chairman, Mr Comey said he had never been an anonymous source for news outlets about the investigation involving Mr Trump's team or authorised anyone at the FBI to be.

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  • Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar
Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar

In what Ladbrokes have dubbed their " Donald Trump Specials", gamblers can also bet on the former Apprentice star not being re-elected as President in 2020 (2/7), leaving office via impeachment or resignation before the end of his first term (4/7) and serving a full first term (5/4).

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  • Kansas' Congressional Leaders React To Trump's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Controllers
Kansas' Congressional Leaders React To Trump's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Controllers

Bloomberg reported that other airlines want to work with Trump to bring air travel to the future. "We're really moving into the modern decade of technology in air traffic control". under the FAA". As a result, the FAA has had difficulty making long-term commitments with contractors. For air-traffic controlling purposes, the FAA divides the s...

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  • Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay club
Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay club

No heels, no makeup, no earrings. We are being people who just want to fight with someone who is different than we are. "Where there's division, something like this brings us all together as one again, as a lovely stone, and that's what we're about, is to take what is thrown at us and to use it as fuel to keep going", said Shurbutt.

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  • Intelligence Officials: No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations
Intelligence Officials: No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations

Top U.S. intelligence officials faced questions on the FBI probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and fallout from the firing of the bureau's former director, James Comey , when they appeared at a Senate hearing on Wednesday.

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  • Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony: 'total and complete vindication'
Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony: 'total and complete vindication'

On Sunday, Trump tweeted he believes the Comey leaks will be "far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible". "So I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter", Comey said. Collins, a member of the Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election, said Comey's m...

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  • French president tries to ease Gulf dispute
French president tries to ease Gulf dispute

In the biggest diplomatic crisis in the region in years, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, plus Egypt and Yemen, on Monday announced they were cutting all ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism. Macron's office says that the French leader called for a de-escalation of tensions, and stressed the importance of regional...

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  • Trump Says He Is '100%' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey
Trump Says He Is '100%' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey

A day after Comey accused Trump of lying and seeking to impede the Russian Federation investigation, the president said Friday that Comey's testimony vindicated him. But if any doubt remained, Karl settled it by asking if Trump would speak to Special Counsel Robert Mueller on the same topics-a conversation that, assuming it's a formal depositio...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins: Three Keys to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final
Pittsburgh Penguins: Three Keys to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final

By then the game resembled a WWE Smackdown, not a Stanley Cup Final game. Eastern Time Wednesday in Pittsburgh . The NHL's stats showed that Bonino returned to play one shift late in the period. Chants of "We want the Cup!" echoed throughout PPG Paints Arena moments before Patric Hornqvist appeared to have scored Pittsburgh's fifth goal ...

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  • Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup
Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

The penalties come as the Trump administration seeks to block North Korea's ability to build a nuclear weapon small enough to put atop a missile, and a ballistic missile powerful enough to deliver it to USA shores. North Korea blamed the United States and China for "railroading and enforcing" the sanctions resolution at the UN Security Council "a...

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  • Trump's Continued Search For New FBI Chief Is A Huge Mess
Trump's Continued Search For New FBI Chief Is A Huge Mess

Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee. And then on Friday - the day after Comey testifies before Congress - Trump will visit the Department of Transportation, where he will push for shorter review time in the way the federal government approves road and railways and other regulatory changes.

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  • Penn State officials sentenced to jail in Jerry Sandusky case
Penn State officials sentenced to jail in Jerry Sandusky case

In a separate filing, Spanier's lawyer said the 68-year-old is suffering from prostate cancer and heart problems, and asked for probation and community service. Spanier did not report an allegation made against Sandusky in 2001 that the former Penn State defensive coordinator had molested boys. "I deeply regret I didn't intervene more forcefully"...

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  • Trump Slams
Trump Slams "Cowardly" Comey in Latest Twitter Rant

When a reporter asked about Comey, Trump again said he never asked for the Justice Department's Russian Federation probe to be dropped - an act that experts say could constitute an obstruction of justice . But Comey also confirmed that Trump was not being probed. Comey's testimony was the most eagerly anticipated USA congressional hearing...

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  • Bill Cosby's Accuser Grilled for Alleged Inconsistencies in Story
Bill Cosby's Accuser Grilled for Alleged Inconsistencies in Story

She said she continued to visit Cosby because "I wasn't scared of someone making a pass at me or an advance at me". Ms Constand has been barred from talking about her allegations for almost 12 years, following a successful civil case she brought against the comedian in 2006.

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  • 4 people hurt in fire that destroyed or damaged 8 buildings
4 people hurt in fire that destroyed or damaged 8 buildings

A six-alarm fire in Lawrence damaged eight buildings and displaced dozens of residents on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The buildings on Saratoga Street were single-family homes, and those on Bennington Street were multifamily homes, she said.

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  • Chuck Schumer invites Donald Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation
Chuck Schumer invites Donald Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in for sharp questioning by senators Tuesday on the extent of his contacts with Russian officials during the presidential campaign and of his involvement in the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey .

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  • The annual Vikings spelling bee is here and it's glorious
The annual Vikings spelling bee is here and it's glorious

Welcoming Scripps Spelling Bee champ Ananya Vinay to the program this morning, Camerota and Cuomo decided they had a challenge for the 12-year-old. "It's like a dream come true, I'm so happy right now", Ananya said. The words like Yacata, Foederatus, and Schistosomiasis were the few words spelt correctly at the Scripps National Spelling Bee ...

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  • Counter-Protests Outnumber Anti-Muslim Marches in Several Cities Across US
Counter-Protests Outnumber Anti-Muslim Marches in Several Cities Across US

Hundreds of counter-protesters marched through downtown Seattle , banging drums, cymbals and cowbells behind a large sign saying " Seattle stands with our Muslim neighbours". In Chicago, protesters and counter-protesters shouted at each other from behind police barriers. And to no one's surprise, the rally approved of President Donald Trump's cal...

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  • 19.5 million viewers tuned in to watch Comey testify
19.5 million viewers tuned in to watch Comey testify

In his testimony , Comey also said Trump had asked him in January to pledge loyalty to the president, an unusual request that would put in doubt the independence of the Federal Bureau of Investigation . The president is usually arm's length from - some distance from it - not to be opining about ongoing investigations and bringing it up not once o...

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  • A stretch of hot and humid days
A stretch of hot and humid days

After the clouds clear away, sunshine will drive temperatures into the low 90s with a southwest breeze gusting to 20-30 miles per hour. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a low around 69. The high will be 94, after a morning low of 70. The rain risk will be 50 percent. Already in the mid 70s for most, with southwest breezes ushering in higher temps...

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  • Forecasters call for nothing but sunshine Monday in the metro
Forecasters call for nothing but sunshine Monday in the metro

This activity could also bleed south and east Tuesday night and then redevelop Wednesday afternoon, but any storms should be scattered at best. The National Weather Service says it's going to be another hot, sunny day across the Mid-Atlantic region, with record-breaking temperatures likely in the Lehigh Valley.

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  • DC, Maryland AGs to file suit against President Trump over business dealings
DC, Maryland AGs to file suit against President Trump over business dealings

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said they will make a formal statement Monday afternoon. More details are expected to be released during a news conference at 12 p.m. The announced lawsuit adds to Trump's woes as he grapples with congressional and a special prosecutor's probes into his campaign's alleged...

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  • Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday
Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday

Paul suburb. He said he also visited the crime scene during the day and evening to get a better understanding of the lighting conditions Yanez would have experienced. That is a point of contention for the prosecution, which has called the officer's actions "unreasonable" and "excessive" and said he should have been more clear when giving orders t...

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  • Kellyanne Conway's Husband Knocks President Trump over Travel Ban Tweets
Kellyanne Conway's Husband Knocks President Trump over Travel Ban Tweets

Perhaps President Trump should just use his phone for calls, not Twitter. However, Trump contradicted her when he tweeted hours later. "That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain unsafe countries, not some politically correct term that won't help us protect our people!" US Senator Ben Cardin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign...

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  • Iran arrests almost 50 after deadly Tehran attacks
Iran arrests almost 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

Five people launched an attack Wednesday on Iran's Parliament building as well as a shine in honor of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, killing at least 17 people. Lawmakers of the Iranian Parliament were briefed on the recent deadly terror attacks in the country by the Iranian Intelligence and Interior Ministers as well as Deputy Commander of the Islam...

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  • Puerto Rico Mulls Political Status in New Referendum
Puerto Rico Mulls Political Status in New Referendum

The question of status is "fundamental" to breaking free from economic turmoil, said Christian Sobrino, chief economic advisor to the government. Just 23 percent of Puerto Rican voters turned out for Sunday's non-binding referendum, but about 97 percent of them cast their ballot in favor of statehood.

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  • Portland Rally Urges Leaders to Support Paris Climate Agreement
Portland Rally Urges Leaders to Support Paris Climate Agreement

President Donald Trump had on June 2 declared that the USA will withdraw from the Paris climate accord , saying the "draconian" deal unfairly punished America but benefited countries like India and China , drawing strong condemnation from across the world.

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  • United States attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe
United States attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

He did not indicate whether the committee would hear him in public or closed session. Sessions had been due to appear before the Senate Appropriations Committee tomorrow about the Justice Department's budget for 2018, but said the switch of hearing was necessary as it had become clear he would be questioned about Russian Federation.

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  • Ticket sold in California matches all 6 numbers
Ticket sold in California matches all 6 numbers

Menifee is a city of 89,000 people southeast of Los Angeles. "It's a very good feeling to be the winning store", Matthew Alberre told NBC News on Sunday, adding that they feel "blessed" for playing a role in the win. Lottery officials said the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Monday. Menifee has about 89,000 residents. That's...

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