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Hillary Clinton provides 'covfefe' reponse to Donald Trump tweet

Was it an acronym? The Regent's English Language Centre in London wrote: "We can confirm that " covfefe " is not an English word". Later in the event, when an...


Trump asks Senate to allow legislation to be passed with simple majority

The GOP plan now rests on a repeal of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, and much of the spending associated with it, and a new set of provisions offering financial ...


Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

Senior adviser to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway told " Fox and Friends " Tuesday that son-in-law Jared Kushner had every right and responsibilit...


Former TSA boss among candidates for FBI director

Spicer used the first eleven minutes of the daily White House briefing to tout Mr. Trump's overseas trip, labeling it "extraordinarily successful". Trump ha...


Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

Though the effects of manmade climate change might not be readily observable to the layman in 2017, by the NRDC's estimate, the cumulative cost of global warmin...


Stench of corruption hangs around Jared Kushner

Such a retweet would normally be insignificant, but it follows just days after Trump blasted news reports based on anonymous sourcing as possibly being fabricat...


The Note: The White House staff shakeup begins

He was hired in February. He resigned on May 18 but offered to stay on his post until the end of the president's first foreign trip, ABC News has learned. A...


Defense Wants Talk of Philando Castile's Permit Omitted

Now, Yanez, who worked for the St. Anthony, Minnesota, police department, faces trial on charges of second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of unsafe d...


Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

Mike Dubke, a communications firm owner who was brought into the Trump administration in March, worked closely with White House press secretary Sean Spicer ....


Corey Lewandowski: President Trump Needs Communications Team With 'Preexisting Relationship'

On Wednesday, the whole world literally understood and admitted why the language is actually amusing, courtesy US President Donald Trump . "It has also been my...


Spicer avoids specifics in first White House press briefing since overseas trip

White House Communications Director Mike Dubke is out, CBS News has confirmed. President Trump has been handing out his cell phone number to world leaders, ur...


Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence committee

Epshteyn is able to reasonably provide it". Before the subpoenas were issued Wednesday, Trump accused Democrats of blocking the testimony of a former adviser,...


Body of 20-year-old Duke student Michael Doherty found

Doherty had been studying engineering and just completed his sophomore year at the prestigious private North Carolina university. Though a final report has ye...


Cleveland fires officer, suspends another in Rice shooting

According to Cleveland police, Loehmann's job application contained inaccuracies and he violated other administrative policies. His suspension was for violat...


Showdown at the Capitol over bathroom bill

It bars transgender students from choosing the bathroom they use, but allows schools to direct them to separate, single occupancy facilities. Patrick has deli...


Man staying at Trump Hotel arrested with guns, ammo in vehicle

Brian Moles of Pennsylvania was taken into custody shortly after checking into the Trump International Hotel a few blocks from the White House , Metropolit...


Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

Wednesday. Officials at Beaver Dam Hospital, which is located in neighboring Dodge County, confirmed to NBC News that it was treating patients. Cambria Vill...


Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

According to a statement from the committee, they're requesting " testimony, personal documents and business records". " We will continue to pursue this investi...


White House says it has granted 14 ethics waivers to staff

Before assuming the role of White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer was communications director for the Republican National Committee. That includes Trump so...


Turkey summons U.S. ambassador over Washington brawl

Police said two people, including at least one protester, were arrested. The Turkish embassy claimed that the protesters were "affiliated with the PKK (Kurd...


TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, high near 65

Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Though there sho...


Leading candidate for Trump's new Federal Bureau of Investigation director is ... Joe Lieberman

Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Trump left the meeting "leaning toward the forme...


Foreign Policy Thinker Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies At 89

The German-born Kissinger and Polish-born Brzezinski were considered foreign-policy realists with innate distrust of the Soviet Union. He was awarded the Pres...


Who from Upstate NY reached the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals?

Dr. Joanne Lagatta, the 1991 victor recalls the moment, "I just remember being exhausted, excited, relieved, overwhelmed". "It was nice for me because I had a...


Renewable energy expected to continue growth, despite Trump

A USA decision to withdraw from the accord could further alienate American allies in Europe already wary of Trump and call into question U.S. leadership and tru...


Trump's personal lawyer subpoenaed in Russia probe

Reps. Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff, who are leading the committee's probe, say the panel approved the subpoenas to compel certain individuals to testify and t...


Tulsa police officer acquitted in death of unarmed black man

It took a jury of nine white people and three black people a little over nine hours of deliberation to render its verdict. "Those who disagree with the verdic...


Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russian Federation investigation

Cohen told CNN , if subpoenaed, he'd comply. "Those subpoenas seek information on requests made by former national security adviser Susan Rice, former CIA Dire...


Williamsburg speller eliminated in preliminary round of national spelling bee

Kumar said she was relieved when asked to spell a word she knew - "phosphorus" - in round two, but knew not to get too confident because she might mess it up ou...


Summit police officer killed in multi-car crash in Bernards, NJ

Investigators say a grey Toyota Camry was heading westbound on Rt. It happened when an oncoming vehicle crossed over the grassy median and struck Tarentino's au...


Payless in Wilkes-Barre Twp, Dickson City may close

The company said it had further analyzed its footprint and determined that the latest round of stores had poor sales, physical location or other "specific circu...


Kathy Griffin loses CNN deal after photos with fake severed Trump head

A statement from CNN said: "CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year's Eve program". "But I think what is not acc...


President Trump's Close to Decision on Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump says a decision is coming. Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a "hoax" created by China to hurt the USA economy, an...


EU, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Trump

Does that continue to be the case if the US pulls out of the Paris agreement? A shift away from coal to cleaner-burning and cheaper natural gas in recent ye...


Senate Republicans could preserve one of Trumpcare's deadliest provisions

The ability to secure affordable individual health coverage after leaving-or getting laid off from-a job is critical for older consumers under the Medicare el...