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In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace seized on a mistake made by Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow , and dunked on him using his own words. The interviews suggest that Mu...


Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

His spokesman, Conn Carroll, said Tuesday that Lee would not vote to commence debate on the bill "as it is now written". House Speaker Paul Ryan asserted on...


Trump and Modi hold first talks at White House

Trump's "America First" slogan echo's Modi's own "Make in India " campaign. One of the glorious success stories of Narendra Modi's prime ministership in th...


Emmett Till Freedom Trail Marker Vandalized Again

A historical marker created in MS to memorialize and educate the public about the 1955 kidnapping and lynching death of 14-year-old Emmett Till was destroyed ...


Stephen Colbert Clarifies That Russian "Running for President" Interview

Caveat: Colbert's ratings for the week excluded Thursday and Friday, when his show ran repeats while he traveled to Russian Federation. CBS also expects tha...


Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

The case could have far-reaching implications, given 21 states have similar " public accommodations " laws barring such discrimination. "The Diocese of Veni...


President Trump Reveals He Is Being Investigated

Mike Rogers and recently retired deputy NSA director Richard Ledgett . Mr Trump has called the initial Washington Post report a "phoney story" and a "witc...


US top court backs church in major religious rights case

Roberts said that's true even though the consequences are only "a few extra scraped knees". By denying a benefit to a church school because of its avowedly ...


Firefighters Face Another Day Of Triple-Digit Heat In Castaic Brush Fire Battle

Within 80 minutes of first hearing of the fire, however, the Lake Fire burned 175 acres, said Captain Ron Singleton of the Los Angeles County Fire Department sa...


Group of Democrats meet behind closed doors to consider ousting Pelosi

During her weekly news conference around the same time , a defiant Pelosi challenged the idea that she should go simply because the GOP base doesn't like her...


China talks focusing on North Korean threat

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said as he urged Beijing to exert "much greater pressure" on Pyongyang. Noting that up to now, Chinese have taken a fairly li...


Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

Randolph faces two first-degree felony counts of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury. Online jail records don't list an attorney for her. Chief J...


Chico ham radio operators taking part in field day this weekend

With the advent, and take-over, of cell phones and wireless internet as the most common forms of electronic communication it can be easy to overlook older forms...


Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

In the past several years, VA's civil service rules have kept the department from firing an employee who engaged in an armed robbery; from recouping $400,000 in...


Senate probes Loretta Lynch's alleged interference in Clinton email investigation

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who served at the time as DNC chair, was allegedly hacked by Russian Federation, though the Federal Bureau of Investigation later disc...


Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

Trump's apprenticeship rollout, he said Thursday, will "place students into great jobs without the crippling debt " that often comes with it. They are paid ...


Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy

Deputies were checking on a house party at about 3:47 a.m. when they were reportedly confronted by a pit bull. Deputies had responded to a report of loud musi...


Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

White House aides declined to talk on the record about Trump's words. Though President Donald Trump celebrated when the American Health Care Act passed th...


GOP senators to unveil health care bill Thursday

But it was not clear to some lawmakers Wednesday what that would entail. "We eliminate the individual mandate". Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said . McConnell ha...


1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean

In Mississippi, officials handed out sandbags in towns along the coast in preparation for likely flooding, the AP added. Located about 230 miles south of Morg...


Gulf system upgraded to Tropical Storm Cindy

Instead, the storm was not expected to strengthen much more before weakening on Thursday . Maximum sustained winds are near 60 miles per hour with higher gus...


Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave

The National Weather Service is anticipating temperatures to soar to about 120 degrees in Phoenix . Las Vegas was forecast to hit 117 (47 Celsius) on Tuesday...


Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

Finally, there is no question that greatly altering district boundaries makes elections more competitive, and since Republicans have been the primary benefact...


Data on 198 Million US Voters Exposed, Largest Disclosure to Date

Other voter databases exposed in the past two years include the ones belonging to the Philippines (55 million ) and Turkey (50 million ), both leaked online b...


Redbridge community 'stands together' following Finsbury Park mosque attack

One Muslim died, though police have not confirmed whether the vehicle attack was the immediate cause. Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday called the in...


Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant

Both officers fired their weapons, killing her. Two police officers can be heard having a calm exchange with Lyles, who details how someone broke into her home ...


With Self-Imposed Deadline Looming, Where Does Senate Stand On Health Plan?

Democratic senators will also make floor speeches late Monday on the subject. The aide spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to openly...


Not Surprising: Police Officer That Murdered Philando Castile Found 'Not Guilty'

His defense team built a case around the notion that Officer Yanez was afraid Mr. Castile, a licensed gun-owner, was grabbing for his firearm, which the informa...


Senate votes to strengthen sanctions on both Russian Federation and Iran

That provision also mandates that Congress approve any easing of sanctions against the Kremlin. Under President Obama, top White House officials warned that...


Trump in announcement on Cuba policy unclear about changes he'll make

Essentially, the largest U.S. companies are being shielded from legal liability, with the burden being placed most directly on individual travelers, in a move...


WH: Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Mueller

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein offered assurances to lawmakers on Tuesday that he is exclusively responsible for Mueller's fate since Attorney General ...


Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

Still, he said: "Bob Mueller did a great job as Federal Bureau of Investigation director". Just weeks ago, Mr Gingrich heaped praise on Mr Mueller, hailing hi...


Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke rejects Homeland Security position

Clarke adviser Craig Peterson said the sheriff believes he is of better use to President Trump "in a more aggressive role". According to the Post , Clarke'...


Excessive heat warning issued for Oklahoma County Saturday

After peaking around 96 degrees on Friday at the Napa County Airport, temperatures should soar to 99 degrees on Saturday and 101 degrees on Sunday before droppi...


Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, responded to Comey's written testimony: "The President feels completely and totally vindicated". "I hardly know the man", Tru...


Michigan officials vow to fight charges over Flint water crisis

Another Flint resident, Keri Webber, said her daughter, Stephanie, got Legionnaires' in August of 2015 at the age of 20 and survived it. Schuette said his t...


Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

The Treasury Department will have 90 days to implement these changes, according to the Miami Herald , which was briefed on Trump's planned announcement sched...


FLDS Leader Lyle Jeffs arrested in South Dakota

Authorities had been looking for Jeffs since June 18, 2016, when he escaped from home confinement in Salt Lake City pending trial on charges in an alleged multi...


Mika family says he suffered multiple gun shots

He was taken to a local hospital and is now listed in critical condition following surgery. Our family continues to be in shock and we ask for privacy while we ...


Catholic bishops welcome latest setback for Trump's travel ban

Hopefully, all of that will soon change. Today's unanimous ruling noted , "The President's authority is subject to certain statutory and constitutional restr...


Mike Pence accuses Venezuela government of abuse of power

US Vice President Mike Pence has hired a personal lawyer to deal with requests from the special counsel investigating possible collusion with Russian Federati...


New York City deli clerk gets jaw broken in avocado attack

The store owner said it all started when the suspect ordered food. The weird attack was sparked when the two men became furious at a cook for getting their ea...


Milwaukee Panthers in need of men's basketball coach

He's also the first head coach of the Bulldogs to not be promoted from within since Collier was hired in 1989. From there he spent time at Iowa and MI as an ass...


Kids' clothing chain Gymboree files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Court documents say the company plans to close up to 450 of its stores. The operator of Gymboree , Janie and Jack and insane 8 stores joins a growing list of...


Trump tells senators the House healthcare bill is 'mean'

Trump's remarks were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage he lobbied for and praised, according to the Associated Press . ...


Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

Sessions' testimony is not expected to go into great detail, a source with knowledge told ABC News. Among the questions Durbin would like to see answered are ...


Hundreds rally for LGBT rights at Honolulu equality march

Said marcher Margot Richards. "I'm here with my son to show him that love is love and we will continue to march until we have equality for all", a marcher ide...


Chicago Among 211 Cities Pledging to Uphold Paris Climate Agreement

Twelve states and Puerto Rico have formed the U.S. Climate Alliance, all committing to uphold the Paris Accord. "In the US, it is local and state governments,...


Chelsea Manning talks leaks, transition after prison release

No-one directed me to do this. In her television interview , she said the hormone therapy was essential. Manning was convicted and sentenced to 35 years ...


US planning lineup changes with short rest for Mexico match

It is a big summer ahead for Mexico , with El Tri following this month's World Cup qualifiers with a trip to Russian Federation to participate in the FIFA Co...