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Timeline: N. Korean missiles a test for new S. Korean leader

Seoul "will not take a single step back or make compromises over the issue of national security or the safety of its people", Moon said, according to his spoke...


Trump to highlight aging waterway system in Cincinnati

Trump's agenda. He did not mention one antiquated and overworked bridge only a few miles away - the Brent Spence Bridge connecting Cincinnati and Kentucky. A...


Spicer on Trump's Tweets: 'They're Considered Official Statements By the President'

Numerous questions at Nauert's debut on the State Department podium were about Trump's tweets. Trump's anger is allegedly such that he has repeatedly lambaste...


Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Former athletic director Tim Curley , 63, received a sentence of seven to 23 months, with three in jail. FILE - This file photo combination shows former Penn...


Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

Trump , visiting Cincinnati , Ohio, to tout his infrastructure plan, met with several people who dislike President Obama's signature healthcare law, formally k...


House Speaker Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty 'obviously' inappropriate

Coats' testimony in particular was all but an admission that Trump had, as reported , asked him to influence the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Co...


Survey Says: Trump Fired Comey 'To Protect Himself'

Comey will tell Congress that Trump demanded his loyalty, and repeatedly urged him to halt a probe into his former national security adviser's ties to Russi...


Gov. Bruce Rauner On Minimum Wage, Elected School Board, And Budget Impasse

Democrats and Republicans blamed at each other for an impasse that gives IL the dubious distinction of being the only state to go almost two straight fiscal yea...


Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

A telephone message seeking details was left for the department's public information officer. Nicole Darrington-Clark, 43, was sent to the psychiatric facilit...


Trump's climate loss is a huge gain for China

But we're going to make sure we put interests of America first". It's something virtually the entire world can agree on: Donald Trump's decision to withd...


Comey: Trump Asked How FBI Could 'Lift The Cloud' Of Russia Probe

Wearing a suit and a blue checked burgundy tie, Comey started his testimony by describing how he was let go by Trump, which he knew was the president's prerog...


Intel Officials Won't Publicly Testify On Private Trump Talks

Such a revelation came moments before fired FBI Director James Comey in a prepared statement claimed that Donald Trump asked him to stop the FBI investiga...


House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

Comey of a "cloud" over his administration because of the bureau's probe into Trump campaign figures' dealings with Russian Federation and asked that the FBI dr...


Trump to nominate Christopher Wray for FBI director

The statement details five conversations Comey had with Trump: one before his inauguration and four after Trump became president. "Obviously I don't think t...


Kansas legislature pulls the plug on Gov. Brownback's failed trickle-down experiment

Kansas has rejected the years-long tax-cutting experiment that brought governor Sam Brownback to worldwide attention and provided a model for the Trump adm...


New Trump FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case

A former chief of the Justice Department's Criminal Division from 2003 to 2005, Wray served during the administration of President George W. Bush. Wray most r...


They're all ears as Comey testifies before Senate

Washington drinking spot Shaw's Tavern is hosting a watch event called "The Comey Hearing Covfefe" in allusion to Trump's unusual tweet (that has proved to ...


Bob Stoops retiring after 18 seasons at Oklahoma

Multiple reports out of Oklahoma City are saying that Oklahoma Sooner head football coach Bob Stoops will retire . FILE - In this January 3, 2001, file photo...


President Trump not expected to try to block Comey testimony, aides say

Executive privilege is a legal loophole that allows the president to withhold information from other government branches. Saturday in Boone, IA, Republican ...


Steven Avery's attorney files 1200 page post-conviction petition

Avery was controversially sentenced to life in prison for the brutal rape and murder of photographer Teresa Halbach , 25, in Wisconsin in 2005. Kathleen Zel...


Trump taps seasoned law enforcement attorney to head FBI

Wray, a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director of the FBI ", Trump tweeted. From 2003 to 2005, Wray was the assistant attorney general leading...


Fla. Legislature Reaches Deal To Address Medical Marijuana

Unfortunately, the bill has been stifled by a lack of agreement between the House and the Senate late in the session. Sen. Rob Bradley , the Senate's mai...


Media Freak out over Trump's 'Travel Ban' Tweets

President Donald Trump on Monday denounced the Justice Department's "watered down travel ban " and called for an "expedited hearing" before the Supreme Co...


Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by Comey testimony

All eyes will be on the former FBI director as he is expected to address his statements released on Wednesday about being pressured by President Trump into ...


Some Republicans see lesson in rollback of Kansas tax cuts

The changes also end Brownback's tax cut for certain business owners, known as the LLC exemption. All along, Brownback has been steadfast in his insistence ...


UK contenders trade blows on last day of election campaign

May has seen her once-commanding lead over the Labour Party and its veteran hard-left leader Jeremy Corbyn narrow sharply since she surprised nearly everyon...


Comey's opening statement draws mixed reactions on Twitter

The revelations documented by Comey ahead of his testimony before an open session at the U.S. Senate on Thursday left the GOP scrambling to deflect or minimize ...


Bachelor degree after 12 years for Mark Zuckerberg!

Ending his speech , he called for affordable medical care for everyone and invited Harvard graduates to devote their time to helping the world. He used the...


Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

She also wrote in March that global warming is "the single greatest threat we face". Victor hopes to be out on bond Thursday. Earlier this week The Inter...


Investigation Continues Into Deadly Wilmington Police Shooting

The Clark County coroner's office hasn't released the child's identity. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Police have not...


Gov. Cuomo orders regulations to keep New Yorkers insured

Speaking at a rally to kick off the New York Fights Back campaign at the Jacob Javits Center, Cuomo told the attendees that he was charging "Congressmen Faso ...


Blown Deadline: What's Next For Budgetless Illinois?

Heather Steans, D-Chicago. "We stood up, we passed a balanced budget". Unable to resolve a budget impasse that has dragged on for more than two years, members...


McConnell Says Senate Nears Obamacare Bill as GOP Doubts Linger

McConnell told Trump an Obamacare repeal vote could happen before July 4th, CNN reports . "We're getting close to having a proposal to whip and to take t...


United States 'on the wrong side of history' on climate: French UN envoy

According to a news release , Democratic Gov. David Ige signed Senate Bill 559 , "which expands strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissio...


Last chance to make peace, Ghani warns Afghan Taliban

Addressing a peace conference in Kabul attended by foreign delegates from about two dozen countries on Tuesday, Ghani called on the world to make to make good...