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Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Benjamin Griveaux, a spokesman for Macron, said he was confident this issue would be resolved on Friday. Mr Valls told RTL radio that Mr Macron's victory ov...


Trump Warns Comey, Blasts Media, Asks 'When Does It End' on Russian Federation

The president, in his interview that aired Thursday with NBC News, said his decision to fire Comey was linked to the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russian in...


With Merkel and PM, France's new president wastes no time

A large group of onlookers, some carrying European flags, stood outside the chancellery as Macron arrived. With Germany's economy, Europe's largest, outperfor...


Trump say it's possible he could pick FBI head by next week

They didn't like him. "In fact, when I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federa...


N Carolina gov., Democrats praise voter ruling

Had the Section 5 federal review process remained in place, North Carolina's discriminatory voting law would likely have been blocked at the outset and never wo...


Video footage captured Penn State frat's behavior as a pledge was dying

Some include involuntary manslaughter, assault, hazing, reckless endangerment, and evidence tampering. Authorities say Piazza fell face-first down a basement st...


Price praises officers who arrested reporter for questions

There were other reporters present who asked questions without incident", he said . Price says police at West Virginia's Capitol "did what they felt was ap...


Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

It was short run, however, where Truex made his winning pass. The caution flag waved a track-record 15 times on Saturday night and the No. 78 team was ideal on ...


See Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Try to Save His Job on 'SNL'

In this photo provided by NBC, Melissa McCarthy as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, left, and Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump perform during "Spi...


Comey 'better hope' there are no tapes of talks, says Trump

White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders reiterated Thursday the president's claim in his letter to Comey, despite denials from associates of the former...


As Congress touts spending deal, Trump calls for shutdown

Mr. Trump complained in a pair of tweets about the government spending deal that the Republican majority had to negotiate with Democrats because of the 60-vote ...


Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an 'outsider'

Instead of personal defenses, Trump came to Liberty's campus armed with a message of thanks for those evangelicals whose votes helped him prove the naysayers wr...


Trump To Liberty University Graduates: Critical Thinking Is Useless

Trump kept to a largely upbeat message during the roughly 30-minute speech, never mentioning his stunning decision this past week to remove James Comey as Feder...


At Liberty University, Trump urges graduates to ignore 'pathetic' critics

Trump's speech in friendly territory followed tumultuous days in which the Republican president came in for forceful criticism for his firing of former FBI Di...


Tillerson says USA won't be rushed on climate change policies

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has signed a pledge calling for timely action to address climate change during a meeting of nations with a vested interest in...


FBI's Comey says Russian Federation not done hacking USA politics

Any number of factors, including Comey's behavior - which, recall, gave Clinton's campaign a big boost last summer - can be cited as factors in the presidentia...


Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, says Spicer 'gets beat up'

But it's also where sources close to Comey said Trump asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to him, which the Federal Bureau of Investigation director refused to do...


Fox News loses Shine as management restructure gets into gear

In this April 24, 2017 photo, Fox News co-president Bill Shine, right, leaves a NY restaurant with Rupert Murdoch , second from right, the executive chairman o...


Mormon Church Cuts Ties With Boy Scouts After Years Of Criticism

Jana Ockey has three boys who all got their Eagle Scout awards when they were 13 years old, KUTV reported. They said: "The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) dee...


Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Some residents barricaded themselves during the shooting, but none of them were injured, he said. Nurse Marlina Medrano, 46, nurse's aide Cindy Krantz, 48, an...


WSJ Poll: Just 29 Percent Approve of Trump's Firing of James Comey

Trump went on to slam Democrats as "hypocrites" due to their previous condemnations of Comey and his handling of the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton'...


The Hill: Four candidates interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job Saturday

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the current Senate majority whip and former attorney general of Texas, is another contender to replace Comeny who is being interviewe...


Democrats Open to Blocking Trump's FBI Pick, Says Schumer

Trump, who has sought better relations with Russian Federation, has continued to question whether Russian Federation was behind the hacking of email accounts be...


Heyward, Maddon Weigh in on Adam Jones Incident

Later that same evening, the team had another fan escorted out of Fenway Park after throwing a racial slur at another fan in the stands. The Red Sox said it...


Syrian Kurdish forces say they will push on to IS capital

The capture of Tabqa and its nearby dam on the Euphrates river marked a major milestone in the SDF campaign against IS. He said a group of around 70 Isis fi...


After Comey firing, Trump's frustrations boiled over

Although Trump did offer that Spicer is "a wonderful human being" and "a nice man", he refused to commit to keeping on his White House press secretary. But al...


Workers Take Jefferson Davis Statue Off Its Pedestal In New Orleans

The statues slated to come down next include the Robert E. Lee statue at Lee Circle and the P.G.T. Beauregard equestrian statue on Esplanade Avenue at the ent...


Trump Implies There Is A Recording Of His Conversations With Comey

All I want is for Comey to be honest, and I'm sure he will be. Donald Trump had planned to make a visit to the headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investi...


Judge Orders Prosecutors to Charge Driver in Amtrak Derailment

Brandon Bostian now faces one count of causing or risking a catastrophe, eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and numerous counts of reckless endangerment...


Fallen Officers To Be Honored During DC's Police Week Vigil

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said at Saturday night's vigil. Of those officers, 143 of them died past year. Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck and s...


Top official in Trump's 'election integrity' commission has history of voter suppression

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach , a Republican, is expected to be named the commission's vice chair and his participation will likely be controversial. N...


White House warned Michael Flynn was 'compromised'

Flynn was later fired for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russia's ambassador to the U.S. He added that Flynn was sacked b...


Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

Given that Republicans had voted to repeal former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act for seven years, their inability to come up with a consensus plan...


Trump's order to free religious political ac... 6:36 pm Sat

The Johnson Amendment - which Trump called " very, very unfair " - is a 1954 law that bars tax-exempt organizations such as religious groups, including chu...


Three dead including Yell Co. Sheriff's Deputy, suspect barricaded in home

The suspect has been identified and Arkansas State Police negotiators are trying to make contact with him inside a home where he is reportedly holding two p...