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Closing arguments underway in ex-congresswoman's fraud trial

She has pleaded not guilty, blaming her former chief of staff Elias "Ronnie" Simmons for stealing. The jury deliberated three hours and 48 minutes on Monday, ...


Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

Satellite images released by the state department purport to show a crematorium constructed to dispose of the remains of thousands of dead prisoners. On Monda...


Firestorm over Comey's dismissal adds to Trump frustrations

Two White House officials said some of Trump's frustration centers on what he views as unfair coverage of his decisions and overly harsh criticism of press se...


Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

Attorney Kerry Harvey, who was top federal prosecutor for the eastern half of Kentucky, says he doesn't foresee a "sea change" in how federal drug cases will be...


UN Security Council considering new NK sanctions

The United States is urging North Korea to cease its provocative actions and rhetoric, following the regime's threat that its newly-tested missile could strike ...


Melissa McCarthy's "Spicey" returns to "SNL"

There's been one silver lining to the Trump administration so far: It has given us some great comedy. Game Show - Melissa McCarthy may be the best physica...


Donald Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

Dunlap is one of five other members announced on Thursday; there's one other Democrat involved so far, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner. Commission...


Cyber Security James Clapper on Trump: US institutions are "under assault"

President Trump has previously told NBC News that Mr Comey requested the one-on-one dinner, but the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director reporte...


White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes

The May 10-14 poll, which was conducted after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, suggests the public is increasingly uneasy with allegations of meddling by t...


U.S. accuses Assad of mass atrocities at Syrian prison

Numerous bodies are then burned in the crematorium "to cover up the extent of mass murders taking place", said Stuart Jones, the top USA diplomat for the Middle...


Deputy AG to brief Senate on Trump's firing of FBI's Comey

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer, of NY, had called on McConnell to arrange the meeting, and signaled Democrats plan to push for a special prosecutor to...


Jon Ossoff Proposes to Long-time Girlfriend (#GA06) — Georgia

Handel faces Democrat Jon Ossoff, a political newcomer, in a June 20 special election. Ossoff, an investigative filmmaker and former congressional aide, came ...


Pastor Jeffress: Trump Is Ending Gov't 'Assault' on Religious Liberty

The order directs the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to "exercise maximum enforcement discretion" when applying the Johnson Amendment . Under the tax code, ...


Police say 2 killed in jet crash near New York

After the incident was reported, Carlstadt Police Sergeant John Cleary told the media that the plane hit one building in an industrial area and then skidded acr...


Penn State frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'

The remaining eight members of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, as well as the fraternity itself, faced arraignment Tuesday at the Centre County Courthouse. Port...


US AG issues new criminal charging policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed the nation's federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against the vast majority of suspects...


Executive director believes Confederate monuments would be great for Beauvoir

Small groups of pro-monument protesters have maintained a constant vigil at the statue since April 24, when the city took down the monument to the Battle of Li...


Travel ban judges scrutinize Trump's Muslim statements

A U.S. government attorney insisted Monday that President Donald Trump's revised travel ban did not unfairly target Muslims, in the latest twist in a months lon...


Protesters spell out 'Resist!' at Trump golf course near LA

The whole thing took about an hour from beginning to end, and Warren says the participants ran the gambit from kids to babies, retirees, teachers, artists, long...


Trump doesn't think daily press briefings are necessary anymore

You can now add " Sean Spicer arguing about hiding in bushes" to the list of freakish things that have happened this week. That correction is amusing enough ...


Red Sox Eject, Ban Fan Who Allegedly Used Racial Slur

The Red Sox said it is reviewing what happened at the game, but any spectator behaving poorly forfeits the right to be in the ballpark and could be subject to f...


New FBI director imminent

Graham said that if Trump has any tapes of conversations with Comey, "they have to be turned over". "I think there are a lot of Democrats who feel that way"...


Trump Praised a Universal Healthcare System

In an interview back in 2015, Trump was even more explicit. "Right now ObamaCare is failing; we have a failing healthcare", Trump said Thursday alongside Turnbu...


Trump threatens to cancel all press briefings in 'fake media' tweet tirade

Trump also reiterated his stance that reports of Russian collusion were "fabricated". Yet, this week Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump ...


Murdoch seeks fresh start as another Fox News luminary departs

Falzone's suit is the 15th alleging race- or gender-based discrimination or harassment at the network, according to NY magazine's Gabriel Sherman , who broke t...


Judges weigh Trump's 'Muslim Ban' remarks at appeals court hearing

A judge in Hawaii previously used the statement to back the claim that Trump meant to ban Muslims from entering the USA and successfully blocked the enforceme...


Surprise, Jeff Sessions Wants Tougher Prison Sentencing Guidelines

Sessions noted that "there will be circumstances in which good judgment would lead a prosecutor to conclude that a strict application" of the policy is not warr...


Comey Was 'Uneasy' About Having Dinner With President Trump, Says James Clapper

Comey promised only that he could be honest, The New York Times reported . But these days news moves fast. Indeed, Comey himself would learn of his firing ...


Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

Lynn Maalouf, Deputy Director for Research at Amnesty International's regional office in Beirut, said: "The horrors depicted in this report reveal a hidden, mon...


Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers To Meet In Eastern Conference Finals

The Celtics used efficient fourth quarter offense to take down the Wizards in what was an exciting game to conclude an intense series . It would also be the ...


Trump's Long History of Recording Calls Makes His Tweet About "Tapes"

The firing drew a wave of criticism in large part because the FBI has been investigating whether election meddling by Russian Federation involved people in Trum...


US institutions under assault from Trump: former spymaster

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper suggested Sunday President Donald Trump is engaged in an "assault" on USA institutions during an intervie...


White House Continues To Stonewall On Whether Trump Taped Comey

When he was asked, "Internally, from the president?" The invitation also includes a disclaimer that Spicer's participation is not to solicit funds by him, in ...


The four people being interviewed on Saturday — FBI director job

Mike Rogers: The former congressman from MI chaired the House Intelligence Committee, and he's also a former FBI agent who has been endorsed the FBI Agents A...


Sessions to interview FBI candidates Saturday

Those cries grew louder after Trump's admission Thursday that the FBI's Russian probe factored into his decision to fire Comey, and his Twitter threat that Come...