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Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship

The 22-year-old U.S. star made a run of five birdies in a row on her second nine of the day to stand one stroke ahead of three compatriots - Gerina Piller, Bri...


Former Sen. Joe Lieberman top pick for Trump's new FBI director

Mr Trump leaves Friday afternoon on his first overseas trip as president, a four-country, five-stop tour that will keep him out of Washington for more than a ...


Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray

Ayers adds the planning for this PAC began during the transition and that "the president on down have been aware of this for many, many months". "Whether it...


Confederate Monument Comes Down

The two arrested, father and son Michael and Christopher Kimbell, respectively, both residents of Louisiana, were charged with " criminal damage to historical b...


New York driver suspect Richard Rojas was 'hearing voices'

The incident was not an considered act of terrorism, and the suspected driver of the vehicle was in custody. Richard Rojas, 26, a United States navy veteran w...


Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

The statues were erected decades after the Civil War to celebrate the "lost cause of the Confederacy", a movement recognized across the South as promoting white...


Trump says Russian Federation probe will reveal no collusion with his campaign

Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress have expressed alarm. He added: "Whether there are mitigating circumstances remains to be seen". "While there may...


Trump to keep Israeli embassy in Tel Aviv

At the Kotel, Friedman bumped into Steven Tyler, lead singer of Aerosmith, who was scheduled to play a concert in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park on Wednesday night. A j...


RI Delegation Applauds Selection Of Independent Counsel For Russia Probe

He claimed " illegal acts " by his election rival Hillary Clinton's campaign and his predecessor Barack Obama's government had not been investigated by a specia...


Jury Finds Tulsa Police Officer Not Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Man

Shelby, who testified in her defense, said she shot Crutcher because he acted bizarrely and she feared for her life. "Terence had his hands up, and she stil...


Trump's Latest Twitter Gaffe Proves The Yates Hearing Left Him Rattled

Just two days after the election, Obama urged President-elect Trump not to rehire Flynn, whom he once fired from the Pentagon. She said she had warned him t...


Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

Lee in the Central Business District - had remained a secret. An estate in MS is offering to take the Confederate monuments that the city of New Orleans is ...


President Trump says he did not ask Comey to end Flynn investigation

According to a report published Tuesday in New York Times , Comey's written memo of a February meeting with Trump says Trump asked Comey to back off from l...


Ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn won't honor Senate subpoena

Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina broke the news of Flynn's failure to comply with the probe. Burr made clear in his original statement Thursday that the...


Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source freed from military prison

Former president Barack Obama commuted the final 28 years of Manning's 35-year sentence in the final days of his second term in office. He acknowledges leakin...


Top Republican senator invokes Watergate scandal after Comey memo emerges

That common stance began to shift late Tuesday after media reports surfaced that former FBI director James Comey had written memos alleging President Donald Tr...


Trump Says He Never Asked Comey to Close Flynn Probe

Then, a day after Trump ousted Flynn, associates of former FBI chief James Comey, whom Trump fired last week, say that the president urged Comey at a White Hous...


Tornadoes cause damage in Wisconsin, Oklahoma

More than 27 people were injured in all and 17 of them were taken by ambulances to hospitals. Ronald Bloomberg, another resident of the park, returned to disc...


Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Walker's declaration covers Barron, Jackson and Rusk counties. NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Officials say a tornado has touched down in a rural area of southwestern O...


Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

After the game , Pillar apologized, but gave no insight into what he had said . Once the emotions if a bombastic game with the Braves had died down, Pill...


Betsy DeVos Booed As She Delivers Commencement Speech at Bethune-Cookman University

She later said the schools originated from racial segregation. Was the booing and the protests against DeVos warranted at the graduation ceremony? The NAACP ...


White House Says Trump's 'Tapes' Tweet About Comey Wasn't a Threat

Asked in Friday's briefing about whether Mr. Trump had recorded the conversations, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said: "I've talked to the president"....


Tornado Watch Now in Effect for the Area

The strongest storms should start to exit the KETV viewing area by 6 or 7 p.m. More widespread showers and storms are expected late Friday night and into S...


Russian Federation probe slips out of Trump's control

He leapt to make the point again at a joint news conference with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, describing the development as a distraction. Democrat...


Officials Assess Damage After Elk City Tornado

Damage assessment and recovery efforts are underway in Barron and Rusk Counties Wednesday morning, May 17th following tornadoes that struck the area around 5:...


Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

A slimmer field of 10 horses takes aim at the 2017 Preakness, the middle jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown, highlighted by 2017 Derby victor Always Dreami...


Remembering Chris Cornell and his most notable songs

Soundgarden was the scheduled headliner for Pointfest on Saturday in Maryland Heights, Missouri. He said having a musical identity, and supportive band membe...


Lauded rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging

Cornell released four solo albums, most recently " Higher Truth " in 2015, performed the theme song for the 2006 James Bond film " Casino Royale " and receive...


One More To Go: New Orleans Takes Down Civil War General's Statue

Lee in the heart of the city. As the city plans to remove a fourth and final monument - a statue of Robert E. Lee in New Orleans' prominent Lee Circle - cit...


US Senator Sees No Evidence of Widespread Voter Fraud in 2016 Elections

Kobach has long claimed that there's widespread illegal voting by noncitizens in the US, despite the lack of evidence . As the editorial board of the Charl...


Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit

President Barack Obama , the Israeli government can no longer say they do not have a sympathetic ally in the White House . President Donald Trump's United N...


Who is Sally Yates?

In her long-awaited first public accounting of her dealings with the Trump administration, Yates testified that she explicitly warned White House counsel Donald...


National security adviser defends Trump on Russian Federation meeting

Donald Trump has been accused of sharing "highly classified" information with the Russian foreign minister and the country's ambassador here during a White Hous...


Wichita now at "high risk" for storms Thursday

A severe thunderstorm warning was posted through 1:45 p.m. for parts of Lancaster County. Scattered thunderstorms are possible through the evening, and may be...


Opening of new National Football League stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed until 2020

Rams fans will endure an additional season in the cavernous Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, while Chargers fans will continue in the StubHub Center . The stad...