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Trump says his FBI pick Wray is 'gonna be great'

Wray built a reputation as a white-collar defense attorney after serving as the USA assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's criminal di...


Accused leaker Reality Winner is scared after arrest, mom says

She did use her Facebook page to speak freely about politics, including some scathing opinions on President Donald Trump . Victor grew up in Kingsville, Te...


Iran Is Blaming Saudi Arabia For The Deadly Bombing Of Iranian Parliament

According to officials, 12 people have been martyred and 42 others were wounded in the two incidents. The attacks were the first claimed by the hardline Sunni...


What you need to know about FBI nominee Christopher Wray

A former DOJ attorney who worked with Wray on several cases describes him as smart and capable but deliberate to the point of inaction. In 1997, Christophe...


James Comey To Testify In Senate Hearing On Russia

Trump has said he will not invoke his executive privilege to try to block Comey from testifying . Mr. Comey says he opted not to make this fact public becaus...


Drug deaths in America are rising faster than ever

About 59,000 Americans died from such overdoses in 2016, according to preliminary data, the New York Times says. There have been cases of police officers-and ...


'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

When the president tweets, it is also the word of the White House . Trump rants about nearly everything on Twitter but chooses to remain silent on his admi...


Iran: Twin attack on Parliament and Shrine in Tehran

Al-Jubeir reportedly demanded Iran become a "normal state", not a sponsor of terrorism, and abide by global law, in a report published hours before the Islami...


Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

Supporters had four votes more than the two-thirds majority necessary to override a veto. The threshold was attained when Sen. Representative Smith says he wa...


Man opens fire in Iranian Parliament, kills guard

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry says it foiled a third attack and is asking people to avoid public transportation, state broadcaster IRIB reports . Such atta...


London attack: Islamic State claim responsibility amid fresh arrests

The Islamic State militant group, which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a US-led coalition, has claimed responsibility for t...


Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal in Context

Are they stupid?" Kerry, a Democrat, asked. The world answers Trump by saying, "We believe in science, which tells us that the Earth's fragile ecosystem mus...


Cosby's lawyer attacks 1 accuser as sex assault trial opens

Gripping the elbow of his publicist, Andrew Wyatt, Cosby smiled at times as he walked into the Montgomery County Courthouse. The former Temple University empl...


Child found in IL garage may have been killed in 2013

Centreville police Sgt. DeMarius Thomas Sr. told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that police believe the child was killed in nearby Belleville, Illinois, and dumpe...


Mattis reassures allies as USA turns to China on North Korea

Mount, the Center for American Progress analyst, says the fact that the USA hasn't given North Korea any "red lines" it can not cross means the Kim regime has...


Boston student competing in national spelling bee

Her scores from the oral competition will be added to scores from a spelling and vocabulary test she took Tuesday to determine whether she will advance to Thurs...


At least 12 dead in Tehran attacks

As per initial local media reports , the gunman opened his way into the Parliament building by shooting at the guards, leading to injuries to one of the guards...


Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

The Senate passed its version of the budget Saturday with no cuts to higher education and no cuts to the state's popular college scholarship program TOPS. "We...


NBA Finals tickets have held steady despite possibility of Warriors sweep

Golden State, Game 1 , ABC, 18.7 million; "America's Got Talent", NBC 12.32 million; "World of Dance", NBC, 9.71 million; "Little Big Shots", NBC, 7.45 million...


Topeka weather for Wednesday, June 7, 2017: Sunny with highs in 80s

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a highs into the upper 80's. But forecasters expect rain late Wednesday , with lows around 56, and a chance of rain on Thurs...


Bernie Sanders: Trump's budget is immoral

He said lawmakers should expect Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to inform them of "a change in the date" in which Congress will need to act to increase the de...


Broadcast networks will go live for Comey hearings Thursday

The New York Times first reported last month that Trump asked Comey to shut down the Flynn investigation. Trump was asked directly at a press conference la...


Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

The reportedly deteriorating relationship between Trump and Sessions was first reported by The New York Times , which said Monday that Trump was placing blam...


Trump's United Kingdom visit should be cancelled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Since taking office on January 20, Trump has ordered temporary travel restrictions on people from several Muslim-majority countries, although the ban is now hel...


Africa, Europe commit to Paris deal ahead of two major summits

The White House has stressed that quitting the Paris accord was about getting out of a bad deal that penalized the US but excused other countries that are...


White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility

The GOP leaders had huddled at the White House to chart a way forward on two big-ticket legislative items that have stalled in Congress, tax and health care ref...


Utah suburb shooting leaves woman, child, male suspect dead

Someone called police to report a domestic incident, said Sandy Police Sgt. Jason Nielsen. The relationships of the people involved also were unknown. "I saw ...


'Disconcerting and embarrassing': SLO mayor slams Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

Gillespie's primary opponent, Corey Stewart, has expressed support for Trump's move to withdraw from the climate accord, tweeting , "This is great news for S...


Former US Spy Chief, James Clapper: 'Watergate pales, compared to (Trump-Russia)'

But just two days after a man claiming ISIS links was shot dead by police after killing one man and holding a woman hostage for several hours in Melbourne, and ...


Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

For the first time since the industrial revolution of the 1850s, the rate of increase in emissions has started slowing down, giving hope to vulnerable countries...


Jose Mourinho favourite Renato Sanches 'for sale'

The news will have caught the attentions of the Blues and the Red Devils, who are both looking to strengthen their attacking options ahead of Champions League...


Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

The parents of Reality Winner , a whistleblower arrested this week for allegedly leaking top-secret National Security Agency documents, say they fear for the...


Sessions offered to quit during exchange with Trump

On Monday, he took to Twitter to publicly criticize the department's legal strategy in defending his proposed travel ban barring the entry of people from ce...


President Donald Trump wishes former FBI Director James Comey luck

Two days earlier, Comey had confirmed in a congressional hearing that the bureau was probing whether Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during...


Trump's Tweets Complicate Task of Defending Travel Ban

Critics of President Donald Trump's stalled travel ban say he may have undercut the government's defense of the measure when he bashed the Justice Departmen...