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Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Herbert added that Chaffetz's resignation and the following clamor "doesn't really affect me politically" - thus he has no conflicts of interests here - and he ...


Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dead At 77

Bush tweeted that while his "friend" Ailes "wasn't flawless", he may not have been elected president without him. Roger was a patriot, grateful to live in a c...


2016 list: Most popular baby names in Maine

In fact, Emma and Noah have stolen the top spots in the US for three years in a row, according to the administration's lists. The top boys names in Kentucky ...


Justice Department appoints special counsel in Russia investigation

Members of Louisiana's U.S. Congressional delegation said Wednesday that they wanted more investigation into this week's bombshell report that fired FBI dir...


Accused Times Square driver's troubled past included Navy prison

Navy records show he spent two months in a military prison in Charleston, South Carolina, in the summer of 2013 but do not specify why. Planet Hollywood says ...


Donald Trump forbids James Comey from leaking to media in veiled tweet

Comey had told him three times that he wasn't under FBI investigation. President Donald Trump has said he was thinking of "this Russia thing" when he made a...


Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

Joe Lieberman to replace former FBI Director James Comey. Joe Lieberman was a top candidate and that the two had a "good meeting". According to the Politic...


Putin Accuses U.S. Of 'Political Schizophrenia' Over Trump And Secrets

However, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Mr Trump did not pass over secrets and dismissed the scandal as "political schizophrenia". "No. No. Next questi...


One dead as auto hits pedestrians in New York's Times Square

Although the mid-day incident sparked jitters after deadly car-ramming attacks in London, Berlin and the French city of Nice, authorities said there was no evid...


Local officials, officers honor Brownsville Police Department

Police are backing a national campaign to raise money for a memorial to fallen police officers - and they would like the help of police officers. According to...


Three hurt after falling from Ferris wheel in Washington state

The 59-year-old woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. According to KIRO 7 , in a statement, officials for the Rhododendron Festival as...


Betty Shelby Found Not Guilty In The Shooting Death Of Terence Crutcher

Crutcher made a direct appeal to Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan not to allow Shelby back on the streets as a police officer, saying a past restraining order an...


Trump alleges 'witch hunt', denies trying to kill Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

President Donald Trump, right, listens as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, left, speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thu...


"Crypto" outbreaks in swimming pools on the rise

It makes sense that the CDC would urge people not to swim if they have diarrhea but a new survey by the Water Quality and Health Council found that 1 in 4 adult...


McCain: Trump Should Pick Lieberman for Federal Bureau of Investigation

Last Saturday, top Justice Department officials interviewed eight people - though Lieberman, Keating and McFeely were not among the names made public that day...


Times Square crash driver 'heard voices'

A vehicle plowed through pedestrians in Times Square in New York City Thursday around lunch time. Rojas was arrested Thursday afternoon after he drove his veh...


Former Sen. Joe Lieberman Trump's Top Pick For New FBI Director

Speaking to reporters at an off the record lunch, and reiterating the comments on camera moments later, Trump called former Sen. That probe is now in the hands ...


Sean Spicer Refuses to Answer Questions About Trump Tapes of Comey

In the NBC interview on Thursday, Trump said he would have fired Comey regardless of any such recommendations. Spicer also said Trump's tweet this morning w...


Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

During an Oval Office appearance with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Trump was also asked whether former Connecticut Sen. Justice Department official...


Korea hints at further nuclear, missile provocations

The council urged North Korea to show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action" and stressed the importance of "working to reduce tension...


Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn investigation

But before the reporter had the chance to finish his question, Trump interrupted him with an assertive "no" and said "next question". The language reveals ...


Cancer Expert On AHCA: "This Bill Will Make America Sicker"

While social media is abuzz with stories of disabilities and lifelong chronic illnesses, Action 2 News joins Dr. Ashok Rai, president and CEO of Prevea Health- ...


South Korea, Japan seek to lower tensions over 'comfort women'

Lee gave Xi a hand-written letter from the popular, liberal Moon, who easily won election earlier this month to replace Park Geun-hye, who was ousted in a corru...


Amid Donald Trump turmoil, some begin eyeing Vice-President Mike Pence

Comey's dismissal last week set off a series of jarring developments that culminated on Wednesday in the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel t...


No rush to Trump judgment, Ryan says; Dems demand deep probe

James Comey, whose firing as Federal Bureau of Investigation director last week triggered a political firestorm, wrote a memo detailing how Trump commented to h...


Business jet crashes near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, killing 2

The plane departed Philadelphia International Airport at 3:04 p.m. Monday before crashing at. Thankfully, the buildings and surrounding parking lots were vaca...


Amarillo's Peace Officers Memorial Day Remembrance

The president signed a proclamation Monday declaring the day "Peace Officer Memorial Day" and the upcoming week "Police Week". He gave the keynote address a...


Heitkamp stresses NAFTA renegotiation priorities to USA trade rep

During the 2016 US election campaign, Trump vowed to scrap the 1994 deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico if he can not adjust it to benefit USA int...


Car mows down Times Square pedestrians for blocks, killing 1

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a statement the event was "nothing short of horrific". "Tourists Patrick and Kelly Graves of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, were...


Roger Ailes, former Fox News chief, dead at 77

Ailes has often been embroiled in sexual harassment claims. O'Reilly was sacked his top-rated show at Fox in April after reports surfaced that the network...


"I Will Not Resign, I Repeat, I Will Not Resign." - Brazilian President

Batista delivered the evidence to the prosecution office and confirmed his testimony to a member of the Supreme Court. Markets tanked Thursday on the prospect...


Does Trump Record His Conversations? The White House Won't Say

While Democrats continue to decry the timing of Comey's firing was a way to short-circuit the ongoing counterintelligence probe, Trump tweeted that is is all ...


1 killed, many injured as tornado devastates trailer park in northern Wisconsin

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Officials say a tornado has touched down in a rural area of southwestern Oklahoma with no injuries or damage reported. The tornadoes o...


The House Oversight Committee is inviting Comey to testify

But the memo documenting Comey's February meeting with the president that prompted that invitation may not be the only memo that exists. Flynn served briefly ...


Oklahoma schools canceling activities ahead of storms

Fitzgerald described the scene to KMSP-TV as "total devastation" and said first responders could hear people yelling for help when they arrived. 40 homes have...