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Cosby arrives for Day 3 of jury selection

O'Neill pledged to revisit the issue if defense lawyer Brian McMonagle, who had accused prosecutors of "a systematic exclusion of African-Americans", presented ...


Rosenstein Tells Senate He Knew of Comey Firing Before He Wrote Memo

That is according to a document summarising the meeting obtained by The New York Times . Trump tweeted early Thursday that he was the victim of a "witch hu...


Russian Federation investigation identifies White House official as person of interest

It appears to be another incidence of Trump claiming he fired Comey because of the Russian investigation, contradicting the official reason given by the White H...


Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

Opium poppies are used to make some of the world's most addictive drugs, including heroin and opium. The Catawba County Sheriff's Office brought in scientists f...


Coats, NSA chief refused Trump's request to push back on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Testifying before a House panel, former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan said he was aware of contacts between Russian officials and people inv...


Donald Trump meets with Pope Francis for first time at Vatican

Under clear blue skies, Trump received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard where he was greeted by Archbishop Georg Ganswein, the prefect of...


At least 1 dead, 9 hospitalised after eating contaminated nacho cheese

The San Francisco County coroner's office identified the dead man as Martin Galindo-Larios Jr., 37, according to the Associated Press . Man dies after contr...


Former CIA chief says he warned Moscow over election hacking

But Sen. John McCain , a Republican from Arizona, questioned him about a Washington Post report Monday that Trump allegedly asked him and Adm. Michael S. H...


Iranian president calls USA relations "a curvy road"

A White House official was asked by reporters why Mr Trump had deviated from his prepared speech earlier that day to Muslim leaders about fighting Islamist te...


Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

The reward for the art stolen in 1990 now sits at $10 million and is good through the end of 2017. The museum guarantees complete confidentiality, he said. The ...


UK bomber trained abroad, had Al Qaeda links

The status means armed soldiers could be deployed instead of police at public events including sports matches. "It is a possibility we can not ignore that the...


Senate intelligence panel to subpoena 2 Flynn companies

Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn won't comply with a Senate subpoena, according to a source. Richard Burr , R-N.C., the committee's chairm...


Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

Cuts $3.6 trillion in federal spending over the next decade. However, that goal depends on growth projections that many private economists view as overly opti...


Trump sought to discount FBI probe

Comey, however, turned down an invitation to testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary Committee as well, which left chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Dia...


Trump budget proposes massive cut to crop insurance

President Donald Trump's biggest cut would come in the form of a $38 billion bite out of farm supports, including new limits on federal subsidies for crop insur...


'Trumpcare' a victory for GOP, a defeat for the American people

In the absence of a Congressional Budget Office assessment of the final version of the American Health Care Act , which the House of Representatives passed o...


Intelligence chief won't disclose private conversations with Trump

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday refused to address - but did not deny - reports that President Donald Trump asked him to push b...


Trump Asked Intelligence Officials to Push Back on FBI Russia Probe

The reports suggest that Trump tried to to tamp down the Russian Federation probe, with the president urging National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers a...


Toronto's Broken Social Scene plays Manchester concert one day after attack

Her visit will have persuaded her - if she needed it after the no-doubt chilling briefings from security chiefs on the possibility that Salman Ramadan Abedi w...


Draws Set for NCAA Championship

It was the fourth time Virginia has beaten North Carolina this season. For the second-straight day, the match was hampered by weather. Auburn's Conner Huer...


Great Lakes restoration program axed in Trump budget

The budget plan also calls for a 45% reduction over 2017 funding levels in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency categorical grants to states, the funding used b...


Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions

The US defense budget is already roughly the size of the next eleven largest national military budgets combined. He kind of stopped promising that later in ...


Michelle Obama shows skin in daring off-the-shoulder numbers in Italy

Barack Obama can't get enough of Tuscany - or at least its killer golf courses, 'cause he's back driving the fairways. It should be pointed out, however, tha...


Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

In a statement issued Sunday, Marty Rouse, national field director for the Human Rights Campaign, decried the legislation as "a unsafe, discriminatory bill th...


Congress man calls for Trump's Impeachment, receives death threat

Political data expert Nate Silver, founded of the highly trafficked political and polling site FiveThirtyEight.com, became perhaps the first journalist to perfo...


Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the budget plan will boost economic growth by fostering capital investment and creating jobs for workers who gave up ...


Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

Republicans are still favored to hang onto the seat, but it's become an expensive affair. Strategists in both parties say Trump's dismal national standing isn...


In Jerusalem, Trump says Iran must stop backing 'terrorists' immediately

Netanyahu played down what has appeared to be a violation of an intelligence-sharing agreement with his country, saying U.S. Harvard's Shorenstein Center on m...


Severe storms, isolated tornadoes, in the mix for Central Florida

About a 5% chance of seeing a tornado within a 25 mile radius. The main threat with the storms will be gusty, damaging winds, of more than 60 miles per hour a...


President Trump Asked Top Intelligence Officials to Push Back Against FBI

A senior intelligence official said Trump's goal was to "muddy the waters" about the scope of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe at a time when Democ...


Intel director won't detail Trump conversation

Current and former senior intelligence officials viewed Trump's requests as an attempt by the president to tarnish the credibility of the agency leading the Rus...


Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value': Iran's Rouhani

Stability in the Middle East can not be achieved without Tehran's help, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned US President Donald Trump . In his words, i...


Department of Education tells schools to retrofit thousands of buses

The release says school bus transmission do not have a "park" setting, unlike passenger vehicles that have automatic transmissions. The Virginia Department of...


Trump pushes for peace in ME

Trump's remarks came during his first foreign trip as president, a sweep of five countries over nine days. Rove said it was smart for the President to reassure ...


Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack

Relying on one of his preferred insults, Trump said he would call the perpetrators "losers, because that's what they are". They would think that a great name....