• Trump appears to become own 'leaker' with tweet about Russian Federation probe
Trump appears to become own 'leaker' with tweet about Russian Federation probe

It is not clear, however, if Trump was referring in Friday's tweet to Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who wrote a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions recommending that the president fire Comey. Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump's tweet about the Russian Federation investigation on Capitol Hil...

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  • UK police: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze
UK police: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

Prime Minister Theresa May in particular has been criticised for failing to meet victims during a visit to the site of the incident. Even the Queen was booed by some as she met firefighters and survivors of the devastating blaze in West London , despite applause from many others.

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  • Police charge man with murder in death of missing teen
Police charge man with murder in death of missing teen

She and a group of other girls were walking along Dranesville Road in Fairfax, near the Loudoun County line. Police conducted an extensive search of the area, then received information about 3 p.m. It was at some point during that altercation that the girl went missing, a police spokeswoman said. A suspect in the case was arrested Sunday mornin...

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  • In latest Tweetstorm, Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation
In latest Tweetstorm, Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

The president himself took to Twitter Wednesday morning to decry "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". His investigation then grew to include looking at whether President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey because he was unwilling to back off the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Did this tweet suggest Trump could fire Rosenstein to oust Mueller?
Did this tweet suggest Trump could fire Rosenstein to oust Mueller?

Although Rosenstein's statement did not reference a specific story, it was released a few hours after the Washington Post published a story stating that the special counsel is investigating the business dealings of Mr. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has lashed out at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "...

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  • Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter
Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter

Their relationship consisted mainly of texting and other electronic communications. You just have to do it. Meanwhile, some believe the ruling in Carter's case could be grounds to expand the territories of manslaughter law. He said that although the suicide was tragic, it was not a homicide. "Her behavior was so morally reprehensible, but I wa...

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  • US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians
US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

Rosenstein wrote a memo last month noting concerns about Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation that the White House initially used to justify the removal of the FBI director . An unidentified source confirmed to Fox News that the president was referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in his tweet ...

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  • Trump says he's under FBI investigation
Trump says he's under FBI investigation

Trump has described these reports as "fake news" and the investigations as a " witch hunt ". But Trump has publicly said he was going to fire Comey regardless of Rosenstein's recommendation. Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation int...

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  • Friend of James Hodgkinson: 'He wasn't evil'
Friend of James Hodgkinson: 'He wasn't evil'

The FBI has swarmed the IL home of James Hodgkinson , combing through evidence trying to understand what could've led the 66-year-old man to the shooting rampage at a Republican congressional baseball practice . "We haven't been together since March", Hodgkinson said. What did she say? And the Federal Bureau of Investigation is still canvassi...

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  • Philando Castile shooting: 18 arrested in protests over Minnesota officer's acquittal
Philando Castile shooting: 18 arrested in protests over Minnesota officer's acquittal

Demonstrators later in the night marched onto Interstate 94, shutting down traffic in protest. Authorities arrested 18 people during a protest of the acquittal of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed a black driver .

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  • Trump administration to keep DACA in place but rescind DAPA
Trump administration to keep DACA in place but rescind DAPA

She was brought to the United States when she was 5. He added that while only Congress can decide the fate of these immigrants, Trump has said the issue needs to be handled "with compassion and with heart ". In a filing Thursday in federal district court in Texas , the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that it is rescinding the...

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  • 4 in custody after SWAT incident in Aurora
4 in custody after SWAT incident in Aurora

The two burglars refused to leave the home and and a SWAT team was called, police said. Patrol officers responded and spotted the Honda, which had two women inside, police said. Around 11:10 p.m., the men surrendered, but fought with arresting officers the entire time, officials said. Aurora police released details Sunday of what happened durin...

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  • Donald Trump insists no 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russia in 2016 election
Donald Trump insists no 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russia in 2016 election

But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed United States officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller , who has been investigating Russian meddling in the...

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  • Cabinet Praises Trump at First Formal Meeting
Cabinet Praises Trump at First Formal Meeting

So the roundtable Cabinet meeting quickly became A Thing. US President Donald Trump has held what has been labelled by media as one of the strangest Cabinet meetings in presidential history. An aide to the senator even channeled Priebus by thanking Schumer for the "opportunity and blessing to serve your agenda". "I think the global commun...

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  • Baseball game back on after shooting
Baseball game back on after shooting

Mika was "shot multiple times in his chest and arm and suffered massive trauma" and now "requires assistance to breathe and will need additional surgeries". "We would all be wise to reflect on the importance of civility in our nation's politics this morning", Schumer said in a speech on the Senate floor.

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  • Lehigh commits to upholding Paris climate agreement
Lehigh commits to upholding Paris climate agreement

President Donald Trump announced last week the USA will withdraw from the agreement. RGGI is the first mandatory market-based program in the U.S.to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Bruce stressed that the USA can't afford to fall behind its worldwide partners. Speeding up the transition to renewable energy is good for our health, jobs, global ...

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  • Statewide Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old child from Licking County
Statewide Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old child from Licking County

She's believed to be with her father, Matthew Trent, 27, who's described as 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. The suspect has been identified as Matthew Trent. Sgt. Eskins said Matthew Trent is in custody and will face charges at an arraignment on Monday. Trent left in a black 2006 Saturn Ion with red rim...

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  • Authorities: 14 people go to hospital after deck collapse
Authorities: 14 people go to hospital after deck collapse

Those injured were attending a memorial service at Glacier Camp's Spruce Lodge when the balcony on the second floor collapsed, according to KFBB-TV. There were no fatalities, he said, but some people with serious injuries were airlifted from the scene.

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  • James Hodgkinson's Wife Makes Statement Outside Belleville Home
James Hodgkinson's Wife Makes Statement Outside Belleville Home

One bartender said he spent many evenings quietly sipping cans of Budweiser by himself. The couple had been married for 30 years, she said, and he'd sold nearly everything from his business before moving out to D.C.in March. Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. Sue Hodgkinson did respond "...

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  • Bill Cosby trial: Judge declares mistrial after jury fails to reach verdict
Bill Cosby trial: Judge declares mistrial after jury fails to reach verdict

Kirkpatrick , who alleges that Cosby sexually assaulted her after she attended his show in 1981, said she would gladly testify against Cosby at the next trial if the judge allows it. The criminal case against Cosby partly stems from the accuser's related civil lawsuit a decade ago. Under questioning from her lawyer, Cosby acknowledged that he had...

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  • Bill Cosby faces second sex trial after jury deadlocked
Bill Cosby faces second sex trial after jury deadlocked

A recap of what happened Saturday in the Bill Cosby sex assault case, which ended in a mistrial . Cosby has denied all of the charges, and has only been criminally charged in the Constand case. Cosby's trial ended without a verdict after jurors failed to reach a unanim. He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated TV show and starred in ...

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  • Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting
Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting

The officer ordered Castile not to draw it out, with Castile repeatedly saying he was not reaching for it. Yanez shot him seven times, claiming he feared for his safety. During an opening speech at the gathering, she said she hopes to see intersectional solidarity between movements like the Women's March and previous protests in response to the sho...

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  • Staff Had to Talk Trump Out of Firing Mueller — NY Times
Staff Had to Talk Trump Out of Firing Mueller — NY Times

The Thursday document request came on a day when Trump unloaded on a probe he branded a 'witch hunt'. Trump and his White House have already used the attack the investigator trick after they fired James Comey . Special counsel Robert Mueller . Mueller has been choosing his own staff, tapping top legal minds from inside and outside the ...

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  • 'Americans Should Be Skeptical': Deputy AG Rosenstein Releases Statement on 'Anonymous Allegations'
'Americans Should Be Skeptical': Deputy AG Rosenstein Releases Statement on 'Anonymous Allegations'

Trump has vociferously denied any wrongdoing and denied any suggestions of his campaign or White House colluding with the Russians. "The tweet from the president was in response to the five anonymous sources purportedly leaking info to the Washington Post ", he said, referring to a recent story about special counsel Robert Mueller allegedly ...

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  • Beyonce's dad confirms birth, 'Happy Birthday to the twins!, love Granddad'
Beyonce's dad confirms birth, 'Happy Birthday to the twins!, love Granddad'

Along with a photograph of herself cradling her baby bump, she wrote: "We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over", Bey captioned the photo at the time. I know you're in recovery, but where are the pics?" The billionaire couple finally welcome their newest bundles of joy to the world. . The brains and so...

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  • Rosenstein knew Comey would be fired
Rosenstein knew Comey would be fired

Under Justice Department rules, Mr Trump would have to order Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein to rescind department regulations protecting a special counsel from being fired for no good reason, and then to fire Mr Mueller .

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  • Trump Allies Try to Discredit Special Counsel Mueller After Initial Praise
Trump Allies Try to Discredit Special Counsel Mueller After Initial Praise

And it's possible Rosenstein could refuse, meaning he would have to resign or Trump would have to fire him, which would create a situation eerily reminiscent of Nixon's " Saturday Night Massacre ". I think it's pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently. Is that what's going on with floating the possibility of firing s...

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  • GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill
GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill

John Thune (R-S.D.), the 3rd-ranking Republican in the Upper Chamber, told the newswire this week. Nonetheless, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is reportedly still pressing for a vote before the recess. McConnell will be pressuring them big time to vote for the bill's passage if they want any sort of support from the GOP in t...

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  • Congressman Scalise upgraded to serious condition, speaks with family
Congressman Scalise upgraded to serious condition, speaks with family

The Louisiana Republican is recovering from "substantial damage" he suffered when a bullet pierced his left hip and traveled directly across to the other hip, Dr. Scalise had been in critical condition and fighting for his life after being shot in the hip by 66-year-old gunman James T. Hodgkinson , an avid Trump opponent.

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  • 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick
76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

The team has the No. 3 pick this year, Brooklyn's first next season (the Nets could well be the NBA's worst team again), potentially the Los Angeles first (and the Lakers likely stink again too), 2019 first from the Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies (and from Sacramento if the Lakers pick doesn't come there way in 2018).

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  • Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets
Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets

Trump, who hired his own lawyer last month to represent him regarding probes by the special counsel and congressional committees, kept up his criticism of the investigations in a series of tweets on Friday. Allegations Kushner's finances are being studied as part of the investigation come after it was reported last month the team behind the probe ...

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  • Lyle Jeffs living out of auto when caught
Lyle Jeffs living out of auto when caught

Following the charges, Jeffs escaped house arrest near Salt Lake City this time a year ago. Lyle Jeffs' brother, FLDS President Warren Jeffs , is serving life in prison for sexually assaulting two girls aged 12 and 15. He is held without bond on a U.S. Marshals Service hold. "When you flee a federal indictment , the long of the arm will...

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  • Trump announces $200M apprenticeship initiative
Trump announces $200M apprenticeship initiative

Department of Labor to industry, while also doubling the current $200 million of funding by using money from current job training initiatives. The driving point, officials say, is to give employers, unions and trade groups more flexibility to design their own apprenticeship programs outside the Labor Department's ultra-specific guidelines.

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  • Texas Republicans love Trump and Democrats don't, new poll shows — Surprise
Texas Republicans love Trump and Democrats don't, new poll shows — Surprise

The same can't be said for his legislative colleagues. Among Democrats, 5 percent of the views were positive, 71 percent were negative and 24 percent were neutral. Republicans in Texas are still satisfied, with 66 percent saying Trump is honest and trustworthy and 80 percent saying he's competent. O'Rourke, who hasn't run statewide, has work to do,...

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  • Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill, Trump Actuary Says
Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill, Trump Actuary Says

One of the most prominent voices with Iowa's older population has launched a campaign to push back against elements of the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . "The House is engaged on that-they recognize that there are some differences between then and now, and we'll figure all that into any type of final plan that we...

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