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Trump's United Kingdom trip should be canceled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Trump and Khan have had bad blood since, during his campaign for mayor, he had criticized Trump's "Muslim ban". Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said US...


Trump to conservatives: 'We are under siege'

Former FBI Director James Comey asserted Thursday that President Donald Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 e...


Defiant Qatar rejects interference as crisis grows

CNN Arabic on Wednesday reported - citing an unnamed U.S. official - that the Qatari military has been put on "highest alert" along the southern border with ...


Trump and Paris climate change accord

Trump last week rejected the Paris climate change agreement, calling it "unfair at the highest level to the United States". Climate change activist, L...


Lawyers Give Opening Statements in Cosby Sex Trial

Constand testified during Cosby's trial Tuesday, saying he gave her pills which made her unconscious and she later woke up to find him groping her and making ot...


Comey Blasts Trump Administration: "Those Were Lies, Plain and Simple"

Also on February 14, Comey, uncomfortable with what he viewed as improper presidential pressure, said, "I took the opportunity to implore the Attorney General t...


Comey: 'I took it as a direction'

The subject matter I was talking about, matters that touch on the FBI's core responsibility, and that relate to the president - the president-elect personally -...


Boy, 17, fatally shot by Chicago policemen he shot at

Officers on routine patrol got out of their vehicle just after 11 p.m. when they saw people drinking on the street in the 8100 block of South Maryland Avenue, D...


Reporter Trolls Kathy Griffin with Photoshopped 'Beheading'

However, given her long history of tasteless humor, this "joke" was the tipping point where Griffin crossed over from poor comedy into unforgivable jest. "My ...


White House defends Trump's scathing tweets

Most Americans want President Donald Trump to stop tweeting, according to a new poll which addressed public opinion on his frequent use of the social media ...


Trump now being criticized over Paris accord withdrawal by … North Korea

Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill on Tuesday requiring state officials to plan a response to climate change that aligns the state with the standar...


White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US-Israel alliance

Kushner resigned from running his family's real estate company when he took an official White House job, but did not divest from it. "We have absolutely...


Local bar to open early, host watch party for James Comey testimony

Comey also said that he informed Trump that he was not under FBI investigation. Comey told the Senate: 'So it confused me when I saw on television the presi...


Handel, Ossoff to meet in Georgia congressional debate

I doubt that is the case, unless Handel fails to clarify her remarks or compounds them. "I'm proud that Karen has taken a stance of where she disagrees with P...


Greg McDermott 'serious candidate' for Ohio State head coaching job

McDermott is a new name to the list, as he hasn't been mentioned by any other national reporter or analyst to date. Ahrens, a 6-foot-5 wing from Versailles,...


Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature

Although Senate Democrats passed both a budget bill and a variety of tax hikes earlier in May to pay for it, House Democrats couldn't agree on what to do. Ill...


Officer had no reason to see Castile as a threat

An expert on police use of force says a Minnesota officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop last July had no reason to believe that the ...


With Perdue and Zinke, Trump promises infrastructure improvements

With the media in Washington focused intensely on the advanced release of fired FBI Director James B. Comey's testimony to Congress, Mr. Trump made only a vei...


James Comey testifies before Senate committee

Comey says he replied that he could offer his honesty, and that when Trump said he wanted "honest loyalty", Comey paused and said, "You will get that from me". ...


Comey: 'Lordy, I hope there are tapes'

The leaked memo said that Trump had asked him to shut down an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, raising questions about poten...


Watch live streaming video of James Comey's testimony before Congress right here

Comey had confirmed during a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee March 20 that the FBI was investigating the possibility of Russian Federation int...


Derek Fisher's DUI Crash Was in Vehicle Registered to Matt Barnes

The vehicle was completely totaled. Govan and Barnes have two children together. Thankfully, neither Fisher nor Govan was injured. Both Fisher and Govan were ...


Comey: It's not up to me to determine whether Trump obstructed justice

Comey made his comments as the packed hearing got underway, bringing Washington and parts of the country to a halt as all eyes were glued on televisions showi...


EPA chief gets his facts wrong on coal jobs

It is true that for all mining jobs, which Pruitt in some cases has mentioned along with coal jobs, there has been almost a 50,000 job increase since Octobe...


Trump defends 'travel ban' after appeal to Supreme Court

After Trump's travel ban was blocked by lower courts, the Justice Department appealed last week to the Supreme Court to review the legality of the order. ...


Mattis, Singaporean Prime Minister Reaffirm Defense Relationship

Mattis, however, went on to say, "We can not and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes to the status quo" in the South China Sea . China's territorial...


Trump promises "first-class" infrastructure system for US

You remember Ohio? During his remarks, which lasted about half an hour, Trump framed his plan as a way to make good on his pledge to put "America first", sa...


Former FBI Director Comey testifies to Senate intel committee

Wall Street traded slightly higher in early-afternoon action on Thursday after former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committ...


Trump's approval rating has fallen to a record low

But, in a small bit of good news, it's still not as bad as the worst-ever rating for former President George W. Bush, the last Republican president. Quinnipia...


First lady Melania Trump set to move to White House next week

Andrew's". This is a long-awaited move from New York City to Washington D.C. The two now live with their daughter and grandson in the Trump Tower and sometime...


Gator struck, killed by private plane on airport runway

Orlando Executive Airport's motto reads: "Orlando's original airport, where nobody lands you closer". The plane was damaged, but the pilot was not hurt. The g...


UMN faculty to Trump: Leaving Paris Agreement will impact US

After over 250 USA mayors expressed their continued support for the Paris Agreement, states are also starting to take action. Limit the amount of greenhouse g...


Japan Ready to Join US Against North Korea

North Korea has a large stockpile of the short-range missiles, originally developed by the Soviet Union. Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director Genera...


Wyden: Trump interference with Comey nearly 'Watergate-level'

Then there is, for Trump, the potentially unsafe version of the Trump-Comey meeting, in which Trump asked Comey to lay off Flynn, reluctantly, because Flynn is ...


Wisconsin draws Virginia in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

Dates, times and television will be announced later. The teams last met in 2013 when the Badgers won on the road at Virginia . Fifteen of the 28 particip...