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China's Xi pledges to support Paris climate agreement

Officials are working over 10 days of talks in Bonn to see how to implement the agreement in order to cut carbon emissions. "The president has been meeting ...


Trump signs order to let churches engage more in politics

Sources told ABC News that the order instructs the Treasury Department not to target the tax-exempt status of churches and other institutions for supporting p...


3 children killed in house fire north of Houston

The children who didn't survive have been identified as 13-year-old Terrance (TJ) Mitchell, 6-year-old Kaila Mitchell and 5-year-old Kyle Mitchell. The blaze sp...


Comey don't play that: ex-FBI director defies Trump

Also read: Here are the unanswered questions about Trump's "tapes" warning to Comey. IL 8th District Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has requested President ...


Balch Springs Police Department Fires Officer Involved in Deadly Shooting

Jordan Edwards, 15, died after an officer fired a rifle into a auto that was driving away from a house party in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs. Haber s...


President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded

However, the former FBI chief's sudden firing has raised suspicions that Trump may have done so as a cover-up for the Russian Federation investigations Comey wa...


Justice Department directs federal prosecutors to charge maximum sentences

Advocates warned the shift would crowd federal prisons and strain Justice Department resources. This is the latest in a serious of measures that demonstrate t...


Amtrak Engineer Charged With Manslaughter for 2015 Crash

On Friday, the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office filed charges against Brandon Bostian, including eight counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count of ca...


'I warned White House about Michael Flynn'

Trump fired Flynn earlier this year for misleading the Vice President Mike Pence about Flynn's communications with Russian Federation. Over the next several...


James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

But Trump's team recognizes that they've been forced on the defensive. Trump has repeatedly lashed out at the press. Like many administrations, the relation...


Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

On Tuesday, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office had completed its investigation into the derailment at the Frankford Junction on May 12, 2015, finding t...


McGovern: Ex-AG Gonzales says firing could backfire on president

McCabe did not definitively resolve a dispute over whether Comey asked Rosenstein for more resources for the Russian Federation investigation last week, though ...


Teacher denied bail in kidnapping case

Don't call police they'll think I ran 'cause I'm guilty and I'm not!'" They tried to kayak from San Diego to Mexico, but the waters were too treacherous, Noble ...


Rod Rosenstein Shows Why "Good People" Shouldn't Serve in the Trump Administration

In a Friday morning tweet series, the president appears very much back on his heels and playing defense after setting off a firestorm in a Thursday NBC News ...


A closer look: Corrine Brown's 4 not guilty verdicts

McKissick, Sr., right, escorts former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown outside the courthouse on Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla . Brown's failure to dis...


A Welcome Effort to Assure Election Integrity

Kobach has long claimed that there's widespread illegal voting by noncitizens in the USA, despite the lack of evidence. It's unlikely the commission will get ...


NHS cyber -attack: Global Positioning System and hospitals hit by Ransomware

However shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth said the attack was "terrible news and a real worry for patients" and urged the Government to be "clear abou...


Protesters say Republican has 'got to go'

MacArthur fared slightly better in the town. "You have to decide if you want me to answer your questions". But when the heckles grew particularly loud, the cong...


Amtrak Engineer Charged By Penn AG Over Fatal 2015 Crash

Municipal Court Judge Marsha Neifield asked Thursday that prosecutors charge Bostian with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment after the family ...


Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

Amtrak train 188 was on its way from Washington to NY on 12 May 2015 when it came off the track in the city of Philadelphia . The family submitted an affidav...


'Trumpcare' Still Faces Hurdle In The Senate

We've had conversations - tough conversations - with people from all walks of life, and we've passed a bill that we're confident will improve lives. The House...


Trump tweet: 'Comey better hope there are no tapes of our conversations'

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Tuesday that Mr Rosenstein drafted the memo raising concerns about Mr Comey on his own accord. Vice President Mike ...


Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

Brandon Bostian has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, causing or risking a catastrophe , and "numerous" counts of reckless endangerment, prosecutors ...


Senate keeps Obama-era climate change regulation

Forty-nine Republicans voted to abolish the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) rule, one vote short of passing through the Senate. "It saves taxpayers money on l...


Johnson City Gander Mountain will likely remain open under new name

The fate of four other Alabama stores - Gadsden, Mobile, Montgomery, Dothan - remains unknown, as does details about the Camping World store in Huntsville. Warr...


Hillary Clinton to launch 'Anti-Trump' PAC

In one of her first major remarks since the election, Clinton said on Tuesday that Comey, misogyny, Russian interference and a Wikileaks' dump of Democratic Par...


Pope Francis attends Blessing of the Candles ceremony in Portugal

The children, who were 9 and 7 at the time of the apparitions, died of the flu a few years later. Initially the children were scolded and even threatened with d...


Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued much harsher charging and sentencing policies for the U.S. Department of Justice, reversing those issued by the Obama...


John Kasich Says GOP Health Care Bill Is 'Inadequate'

In March, a Congressional Budget Office estimate for an earlier version of the bill said it eventually would lead to 24 million Americans losing their health co...


Most Americans say Trump was wrong to fire Comey, poll finds

US President Donald Trump has contradicted a recent White House statement, saying he meant to fire James Comey "regardless" of what the Justice Department rec...


Highway bill without a tax hike passes Colorado Senate committee

Senate Bill 303 passed the Senate Finance Committee on a 3-2 party-line, the same vote that killed House Bill 1242, the bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Senate...


Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty

Mr Trump has insisted Mr Comey told him that he was not under investigation. U.S. president Donald Trump has lashed out in a series of tweets amid a fires...


Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly Philadelphia Crash Following Judge's Order

Update, May 12, 8 p.m.: Brandon Bostian, 34, was charged with eight counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the derailment of Amtrak train 188 exa...


White House: Trump's morning tweets about Comey 'not a threat'

This was contradicted by Mr Trump on Thursday, when he told NBC News he had planned to fire Mr Comey regardless of Mr Rosenstein's recommendation. As with o...


Shooter sought after paramedic and civilian shot in Dallas

A neighbor, identified by police only as a 24-year-old Latin male, heard the gunshots and went outside to investigate. A 33-year-old woman waiting in the shad...