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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

January: In the hearing to confirm him as attorney general, Sessions said he did not have contact with Russian officials despite being considered a "surrogat...


Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims

He also refused to answer several Democrats' questions concerning his conversations with President Donald Trump , leading them to accuse him of stonewallin...


Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at Virginia park

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise from Louisiana was among the five people shot. Once he heard the gunman was "down", Flake said he ran out to Scalise to ...


Judge and Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

It's the year Maris hit 61 homers to break Babe Ruth's record after a celebrated dual pursuit with Mantle. Gary Sanchez capped off the Yankees unreal ...


House Intelligence Committee Asks White House Counsel if Trump/Comey Recordings Exist

When asked if he would testify under oath to special prosecutor Robert Mueller , who is also a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Trump said: ...


Amid adulation from loyalists, talk of Trump firing Special Counsel

If Mueller knew he was going to be named special counsel, it is unlikely he divulged that information to Trump . Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein say...


After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'

This is evidence for the case that Trump made the request to Comey for a corrupt objective. Comey felt so uncomfortable after the exchange with Trump, he ...


AG Sessions: Accusations of Russian Federation collusion 'appalling'

Despite Sessions' statement about the reasons for his recusal, the attorney general did not actually step aside from the Russia probe until March 2, the day...


North Korean soldier crosses heavily mined DMZ to defect to South Korea

A spokesperson for the June 15 Preparation Committee said, " North Korea noted that it will keep an eye on the South Korean government's willingness to continu...


Three Lincoln County Escapees In Custody, Fourth Remains At Large

Goodnight was being held on property crime charges. "I've already met with all three county commissioners and they've been in here with some contractors to l...


Trump's newest Chinese trademarks: Religious clothing, advertisi

Workers at a factory making clothing for Ivanka Trump's fashion label have laughed at her new book about women in the workplace, revealing their idea of "work...


Comey Testimony Hysterics Perfectly Summed Up in 5 Hilarious Cartoons

During the hearing, Mr Comey re-asserted the United States president asked him to drop the FBI's investigation of former national security adviser Michael F...


Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals

Golden State in 2015, the Cavaliers previous year, the Warriors again this time . The Warriors completed a 16-1 playoff run, the best post-season win pe...


Where things stand and what comes next — Travel ban

The Trump administration wants a chance to argue the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision Monday not to reinstate the president's travel ban. The Ninth US...


Pro-Muslim rallies outnumber anti-Sharia protests

State Sen. Michael Williams, a Republican candidate for governor, spoke to the rally, according to his spokesman, Seth Weathers. The organisation said it oppo...


Tower block blaze: What we know

The fire was first reported shortly after 1.15 a.m. BST. People were trapped as the 27-storey building caught fire, screaming and banging to attract help and ...


At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts

Christopher Ruddy, a conservative publisher and a longtime friend of Trump , said Monday that Trump was considering removing Mueller , a former Federal Bur...


Local politicians react to shooting at Congressional baseball pr

Paul said he was in the batting cage. Rand Paul talked to CNN Wednesday morning about what happened when shots rang out at a Virginia baseball field where...


Senator Paul calls Virginia shooting a 'killing field'

Much of official Washington is shutting down following the shooting, which left House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), a congressional staff member and ot...


Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball

At least four people, including Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., were injured in the shooting, which took place in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood. "Without Cap...


Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Golden State Warriors dynasty

Golden State parlayed that mega-union into a 67-15 regular season, a 16-1 post-season and a 4-1 drubbing of James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals en...


Rep. DeSantis Had 'Odd' Encounter With Man Before Virginia Shooting

Steve Scalise (R-LA) and multiple others injured. Desantis says he left the field around 7:10 a.m. He's a former high school and college baseball player an...


Two Georgia correctional officers killed, police hunt for 2 inmates

One of the inmates used guns he took from the two officers and fired several times, officials said. They are risky beyond description. Rowe and Dubose ...


Majority whip among those reportedly shot at congressional baseball team practice

Mo Brooks , R-Ala., told CNN , people scattered and that Scalise was among those who were shot. "They also said that Steve Scalise had been shot and was ...


Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million

Deputies in Texas seized meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million during a drug bust Monday. "They had so many narcotics in their vehicle they couldn't close...


Since 1777 The American Flag Has Been Modified 26 Times

It was on this date in 1777 that John Adams, the future president of a yet-to-be-formed nation, took to the floor in the Continental Congress and resolved "th...


Melania Trump and son Barron move into the White House

The pair stayed in NY after Trump's January inauguration so Barron could finish his school year. Melania has arrived at the White House armed with a t...


Lynch action on Clinton inquiry 'totally illegal'

According to the articles, Trump was apparently referring to congressional testimony by fired FBI director James Comey , who said Lynch directed him to ref...


Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions confidently and at times forcefully defends himself before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday. Sessions said he ...


Donald Trump Jr. Contradicts Father's Account of Private Meeting With Comey

Comey was asked explicitly whether Trump requested him to stop the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, to which the for...


Sessions Senate hearing fails to put Russian Federation rumours to rest

Comey , who testified before the same committee last week , said he couldn't discuss the "problematic" reason the FBI believed Sessions needed to re...


Jeff Sessions Testified Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions responded that he had confidence in Mueller. Other questioning probed the differing recollections between Comey and Sessions over a February mee...


Taliban's No. 2 denies role in Kabul bombing

Afghan officials blamed the Pakistan-based Haqqani network for the blast. But Sirajuddin Haqqani insisted that none of the three attacks was planned by the Tali...


Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

That's what happens when the president invites you to dinner, with, perhaps, another anonymous and unobtrusive eves-dropper, a secret tape recording system. Do ...


Ohio suspect in 5 slayings charged in 2 deaths

The 45-year-old man was removed from a home in Brunswick, south of Cleveland in the U.S. on Tuesday morning. Police say the suspect had a handgun and was ...