• Iran vows measures against new US sanctions
Iran vows measures against new US sanctions

Iran today slammed new sanctions adopted by the US Senate. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., introduced the bill, which now must pass in the House of Representatives and be signed by President Donald Trump before being enacted. Resolution 2231, passed by the 15-memebr United Nations Security Council in July 2015, has endorsed the 159-page JCPOA. In...

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  • Male senators accused of interrupting Kamala Harris because of her gender
Male senators accused of interrupting Kamala Harris because of her gender

Last Wednesday, Harris was interrupted by Sen . On Tuesday, the two again interjected as she questioned Sessions over his role as campaign surrogate for President Donald Trump and contact with Russian officials. Harris spoke about the everyday Americans who would be helped by policies promoting economic justice, such as a $15 minimum wa...

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  • Thames, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4
Thames, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4

Louis after going 0-15-2 in their previous 17. Oliver Drake earned his first save after Josh Hader and Carlos Torres (3-4) combined for three scoreless innings in relief. In the second inning, Milwaukee did in one hit what it took the Cardinals five to do - score twice. Broxton drilled the first pitch he saw 489 feet into the left field seats to ...

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators
Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny . Trump blasted the report earlier on Thursday, saying that investigators were looking into obstruction of justice because "they made up a phony collusion with the Russians story" and "found zero proof".

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  • Stephen Colbert Praises Trump After Alexandria Shooting
Stephen Colbert Praises Trump After Alexandria Shooting

Scalise is still in critical condition at Medstar Washington Hospital Center , but an update Thursday indicated that his condition had improved after a second surgery. The annual charity game, a staple in Washington , D.C., since 1909, pits GOP and Democratic lawmakers against each other in a baseball showdown. Members of the Republican te...

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  • Trump Remains Vague When Asked If He Taped Meetings With Comey
Trump Remains Vague When Asked If He Taped Meetings With Comey

Republican Senator Marco Rubio told reporters: "I don't think anybody would leave this hearing and say to you that what the President said in the Oval Office on the Feb 14 was appropriate. While strongly refuting these claims, Trump remained cagey about whether or not he has tapes of his conversations with Comey, which he has suggested that he migh...

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  • Hero homeowner holds escaped Georgia inmates at gunpoint until arrests
Hero homeowner holds escaped Georgia inmates at gunpoint until arrests

Bill Miller from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said late Friday. Police say the suspects eventually crashed and fled on foot into a wooded area. He and a neighbor held them at gunpoint until authorities arrived. Police responded and started chasing the pair. Leaving the 31 other inmates locked inside the bus, the two escapees, according to...

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  • LSU Tigers arrive in Omaha
LSU Tigers arrive in Omaha

LSU is not going to overthink its rotation for the College World Series . Scalise, the House Majority Whip from Metairie, and an LSU grad, was critically injured Wednesday in an ambush by a lone gunman at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia .

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  • Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery
Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery

Despite the injuries and frightening moments on the Alexandria, Virginia field, the congressional baseball game planned for Thursday will go on as scheduled. Nanette Barragan of California, who plays on the Democratic baseball team and invited all to attend the congressional charity baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park.

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  • Trump lashes out at 'bad' Russia investigators
Trump lashes out at 'bad' Russia investigators

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select. The Washington Post reported late on Wednesday that President Donald Trump is now under investigation in the Senate probe on Russian meddling in the US election. Mueller's friendship with Comey and Mueller's selection of several investigators who have made campaign donations to ...

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  • Russian probe looks into Jared Kushner's businesses
Russian probe looks into Jared Kushner's businesses

The Washington Post reported Mueller's probe into Kushner's financial transactions Thursday. The unnamed sources claim that Kushner discussed setting up a confidential line of communication between Trump and Russian officials during the Kislyak meeting.

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  • Trump 'under investigation for potential obstruction of justice'
Trump 'under investigation for potential obstruction of justice'

US President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice , the Washington Post reported on Wednesday (June 15), citing unidentified officials. The news comes one day after Rosenstein affirmed his support for the special counsel, despite recent reports that Trump was weighing Mueller...

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  • One dead, two missing, others hurt in Wisconsin corn plant explosion
One dead, two missing, others hurt in Wisconsin corn plant explosion

Block's body was found early Thursday while Goodenow's remains were discovered late Thursday. "The loss of these three team members is a very emotional incident for us and has really torn a hole in the heart of the Didion Milling team and the Cambria community", Clark said.

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  • Maryland officials respond after shooting at Congressional baseball practice
Maryland officials respond after shooting at Congressional baseball practice

Maryland leaders are offering words of condolence and concern after the shooting of a congressman and others during a baseball practice Wednesday at a Virginia park. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was critically wounded in the attack, with congressional staffer Zach Barth, Tyson Foods lobbyist Mike Mika and Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner also...

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  • Jeff Sessions does little to inspire public confidence
Jeff Sessions does little to inspire public confidence

Comey, who was leading the FBI's Russian Federation investigation when Trump fired him last month, said in a Senate testimony last week that he had told Trump three times between January and March that Trump was not personally under investigation.

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  • Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice
Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice

Mike Rogers and recently retired deputy NSA director Richard Ledgett. Any such step would face a steep hurdle as it would require approval by the US House of Representatives, which is controlled by Mr Trump's fellow Republicans. Flynn was forced to resign for misleading administration officials about his contacts with Russia's U.S. ambassador. ...

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  • Special counsel is investigating Trump
Special counsel is investigating Trump

After citing Gallup polls on Trump's falling approval ratings, RIA Novosti reported on Sessions' refusal to answer questions about what he discussed with the President and his response that Comey was sacked because of poor performance rather than any role in the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Special counsel investigating Trump
Special counsel investigating Trump

CNN has reported at the time that the White House was given only a brief heads up that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was naming Mueller to oversee Russian interference in the 2016 election and potential collusion from Trump's campaign associates.

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  • Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap
Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

Now there are 11,000 adults and 3,500 high school students in apprenticeship programs overseen by the state. Two days later, as White House officials struggled to return the focus to infrastructure week, Trump - seemingly out of the blue - tweeted that he had landed on a pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director, sending his White House...

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  • Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea
Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea

In this June 6, 2017 image made from video, Billie Winner-Davis, left, the mother of Reality Leigh Winner, and her stepfather Gary Davis , speak to media about their daughter in east Augusta , Ga. "There's no reason to hold her". The details in the case suggest that she is the source for the Intercept's report on Monday about a May 5 NSA in...

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  • Police chase spanning 2 states ends in crash, suspect dead
Police chase spanning 2 states ends in crash, suspect dead

Massachusetts State Police conducted a pursuit of a stolen ME vehicle with the same license plate number linked to a wanted Presque Isle man Thursday night. New Hampshire State Police are now in charge of the investigation. The suspect also drove for much of the time on damaged tires after he hit stop sticks, but kept going.

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  • A Special Counsel Is Investigating Donald Trump For Possibly Obstructing Justice
A Special Counsel Is Investigating Donald Trump For Possibly Obstructing Justice

Comey painted a picture of an overbearing President he did not trust and who pressured him to stop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Flynn. The Twitter attacks came as Vice President Mike Pence hired a personal lawyer to represent him in the intensifying investigation. Comey testified in a Senate hearing last week that he believ...

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  • White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling United Kingdom trip
White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling United Kingdom trip

Specifically, the Wall Street Journal requested any information pertaining to all recording systems installed by the Secret Service or any other agency within the White House on or after November 8, 2017, as well as any recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after the inauguration within the White House.

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  • US Secret Service says it does not have Trump tapes
US Secret Service says it does not have Trump tapes

The agency is tasked with protecting the president and did not rule out other government agencies could have carried out recordings. Is there a White House recording system? Donald Trump's suggestion that there were "tapes" of conversations between himself and then-FBI Director James Comey appears to be yet another fabrication of the bele...

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  • Trump Is Personally Under Investigation, Officials Report
Trump Is Personally Under Investigation, Officials Report

Sessions raised his voice in protest when asked what those reasons were. Neither Trump nor Attorney General Jeff Sessions has offered public support for Mueller. "And when asked I said that to the president". Republican lawmakers seized on Comey's testimony to point out Trump wasn't in the FBI's crosshairs when Comey led the Federal Burea...

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  • President Trump denounces reports of widening Russia probe
President Trump denounces reports of widening Russia probe

President Trump dismissed a potential obstruction of justice investigation into his conduct, calling allegations of collusion between him, his campaign or people associated with him and Russian Federation a "phony story". The Washington Post report suggests that scrutiny has been folded into the special counsel office, and includes Kushner's bus...

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  • Trump tweets of
Trump tweets of "WITCH HUNT" amid Russia probe

NSA spokeswoman Vanee Vines told NPR's Phil Ewing, "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". In response to reports that Trump is facing a criminal investigation, Mark Corallo, spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said in a statement, "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusabl...

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  • Trump's plan to fill jobs via apprenticeships
Trump's plan to fill jobs via apprenticeships

President Donald Trump on Thursday is scheduled to speak about his administration's "Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow" initiative seeking to establish millions of apprenticeships. Employers are responsible for paying apprentices' wages and mentoring them on the job. While the funding is now limited to about $1,000 per apprentice, Gifford...

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  • Hatch lauds president's executive order to expand apprenticeships
Hatch lauds president's executive order to expand apprenticeships

Participants in some apprentice programs get on-the-job training while going to school, sometimes with companies footing the bill. The administration says apprenticeships could match workers with the nation's estimated 6 million open jobs but he's reluctant to spend more taxpayer money on the effort.

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  • Ex-Penn State Officials Sentenced in Jerry Sandusky Scandal
Ex-Penn State Officials Sentenced in Jerry Sandusky Scandal

But Spanier's attorney, Sam Silver, wrote the court that his client's conviction "will forever alter him and his family" no matter the sentence. "Why no one made a phone call to the police ... Spanier was convicted of hushing up suspected child sex abuse by Jerry Sandusky in 2001, a decade before Sandusky was arrested for the serial molestati...

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  • Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'
Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Rep. Steve Scalise , the House Majority Whip, was shot in the hip and is now undergoing surgery. "He didn't say anything. he was just shooting ", said Peoples, who was about to teach an exercise class at a nearby YMCA. After Hodgkinson's Facebook profiles were discovered by news reporters, they were updated to prevent public access. "My pra...

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  • Four killed as gunman attacks San Francisco UPS facility
Four killed as gunman attacks San Francisco UPS facility

The UPS facility in San Francisco is the largest package sorting hub and delivery center in the city, with 850 workers serving the large metropolitan area. Two guns were recovered at the scene, he said. "He said that as the shots came closer, he moved people into nearby offices to 'hunker down'". SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Colleagues and investig...

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  • Castile jury ends 4th day without verdict
Castile jury ends 4th day without verdict

Thursday in the trial of St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez after appearing to be an impasse Wednesday afternoon. Juries are several days into deliberating on two high profile court cases this week. Conviction on the manslaughter charge requires the jury to find Yanez guilty of "culpable negligence", which the judge describe...

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  • Prosecution rests in Cosby trial
Prosecution rests in Cosby trial

In the document, Cosby said he feared he was being recorded and didn't want to mail the name of the drug on a piece of paper or send the pills in the mail to Canada, where Andrea lived. The depositions centers around an incident in the 1970s in Las Vegas, where former model Theresa Serignese alleged Cosby gave her pills before having sex with her...

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  • Congressman Unveils Draft Article Of Impeachment Against Trump
Congressman Unveils Draft Article Of Impeachment Against Trump

We can't know for sure what the public's reaction would be, but it certainly seems likely that it would be severely negative, pushing his approval ratings even lower. Sherman introduced the article because he believed President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice . Other Republicans criticized the president but said his behavior did ...

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