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The Trump-Russia probe is now investigating a possible cover-up

Mr Mueller, who will have wide-ranging powers, said simply: "I accept this responsibility and will discharge it to the best of my ability". "As the President ...


Passenger tried to get into cockpit on flight to Hawaii

That's when Uskanil, now apparently wearing a towel or blanket over his head and with his laptop in his hand, was trying to get into the first-class cabin. They...


Announcement on Federal Bureau of Investigation director not for now: White House

The New York Times reported today that Trump told Russian diplomats in the Oval Office that Comey's firing had relieved pressure on the White House amid the ...


Former Trump security aide was Russian Federation blackmail risk, says ex

Spicer called former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates - who warned the White House on January 26 about Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador, Sergey...


Turkey Protesters Say Erdogan Supporters Attacked Them in Washington

The embassy alleged, without evidence, that the demonstrators were associated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which has waged a three-decade-long ins...


Trump reportedly called Comey a 'nut job' to Russian officials

Current administration officials who have acknowledged contacts with Russian officials include Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, as well as Cabinet members Attorn...


Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said Moscow did not have official contacts with Trump's team during the campaign. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn...


Chief: Boy called police to say father had drugs in luggage

The boy also told police he saw his father selling the drugs earlier in the day. Fitzpatrick said: 'I commend this young man for being fearless enough to come...


New Orleans set to remove Robert E. Lee statue

Beauregard, a Confederate general. Unlike the earlier statues, city officials were taking Lee's statue down in daylight. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). After t...


Donald Trump calls naming of special counsel a 'witch hunt'

He also misspelled "counsel" as "councel". He added: "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" "No politician in history...


Comey set to testify publicly about why Trump fired him

Senate Intelligence Committee chairman, Republican Richard Burr, said in a statement . Part of Mueller's investigation could examine if President Trump obstr...


Ex-FBI chief given sweeping power to lead Trump-Russia probe

The then-deputy attorney general named the special counsel who ran the Plame probe. On Thursday morning, Trump took to Twitter to lash out against the appoint...


NAACP president won't be returning as leader

FILE PHOTO: NAACP President Cornell William Brooks poses backstage during the 47th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California, U.S., on February 5, 2016. "H...


Ex-FBI Director Comey to testify in public Senate hearing

Rosenstein said that though he was personally fond of Comey, "I thought it was appropriate to seek a new leader". The Times cited notes from a May 10 Oval...


White House says Trump will hold off on naming FBI director

Spicer notes that Trump has always stressed the importance of negotiating with Russian Federation as a way to get that country's help in battling ISIS or dealin...


Rosenstein: Comey Routinely 'Usurped' the DOJ

Then again there has never been a president quite like Donald Trump. Rosenstein fielded questions in the closed session for more than an hour, but many senato...


Last Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

McConnaughey and Associated Press reporters Kevin McGill and Rebecca Santana in New Orleans contributed to this report . While crews worked, Mayor Mitch L...


New Orleans Ready To Take Down Controversial Gen. Robert E. Lee Statue

New Orleans has already removed statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard. "It will be a New Orleans ce...


Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

Earlier on Friday, the New York Times reported that Trump told Russian officials the day after he fired Comey that the former FBI director was a "nut job" a...


3 men stole car, killed 6-year-old in back seat

Ebony Archie left her son, Kingston Frazier , asleep in a running Toyota Camry while she stepped into a Kroger grocery store not long after midnight on Thursd...


3 things to watch on Trump's foreign trip

During his first stop in Saudi Arabia, the president will meet with Saudi officials, as well as members of the Gulf Cooperation Council. By several senators' ac...


Storms pummel central US, as tornadoes kill at least 2

Another tornado struck a rural area in western Oklahoma , leaving damage in its wake but no immediate reports of injuries. A tornado watch is in effect for t...


Palestinian killed by Israeli settler in West Bank

Special Envoy for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt, Netanyahu was surprised by a U.S. request to hold construction in isolated settlements in the W...


Black honor students punished by White administrators for wearing braids

Sophomores Deanna and Mya Cook said they received multiple detentions at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School because of their hair extensions, part of their...


WH Official: NYT, WaPo Reports Are 'Coordinated Attack' on Trump

The Post reports that the law enforcement inquiry is ramping up in intensity as investigators emerge from behind-the-scenes work to interviewing witnesses and...


Trump Tells Russians That Comey Firing Relieved Pressure

Minutes later, he added, "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" President Donald Trump told Russian officials at the ...


Supreme Court Won't Resurrect North Carolina's Voter ID Law

The law, which required voters to show photo identification for someone to vote, also cut down early voting while eliminating out-of-precinct voting and same-da...


Lindsey Graham: Trump-Russia investigation has evolved into a 'criminal investigation'

Congressman John Moolenaar, R-Midland, isn't joining Democrats and Republicans in the House calling for an independent commission to fully investigate the con...


Trump says special counsel 'divides the country'

All over the world, no matter where you go, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is special". Trump said Thursday that he respects "the entire thing" but said ...


Rex Tillerson Uses 'Palestine' - Will White House Retract Remark Again?

Israel considers all of Jerusalem as its indivisible capital, a claim that is not recognised internationally, and the Western Wall - the holiest prayer site f...


Sweden drops WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rape investigation

The 45-year-old sought refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London in June 2012, after exhausting options in United Kingdom courts to avoid extradition over the ...


BYU softball: four Cougars receive NFCA All-Pacific Region honors

She holds a.347 batting average with a.565 slugging percentage and.429 on-base rate. In the last season of her career, Bull had the strongest year yet, now ma...


Ford plans to cut 10pc United States workforce

The cuts are said to largely target salaried employees. Ford Motor Co confirmed Wednesday that it plans to reduce 10% of its salaried workforce in its North A...


US, China sign trade agreement

His tough rhetoric toward China fueled fears earlier of a possible trade war. Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected after T...


Boy found dead in car that was stolen, 3 arrests

Family members carry a grief stricken Ebony Archie after learning her 6-year-old son, Kingston Frazier , had been found dead in her stolen auto. The Amber Al...