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Watch Conrad Roy's father react to Michelle Carter's guilty verdict

In closing arguments Tuesday , prosecutors said Carter berated her vulnerable boyfriend when he had second thoughts about killing himself, listened by phone t...


Saints' Terron Armstead (labrum) expected to miss 4 to 6 months

He was never able to play more than three consecutive games last season due to lingering knee and quad issues. He started 13 games in 2015 and 14 games in 2014,...


Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

Steve Scalise and three others at an Alexandria, Virginia, park Wednesday morning (June 15) told reporters she had no idea what her husband had planned and was...


Trump Might Talk About Tapes, But The Secret Service Doesn't Have Any

James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press! The Secret Service said Monday it doesn't have a...


Otto Warmbier's Father Thanks Trump Administration for 'Bringing Otto Home'

Rodman was asked by reporters Tuesday if he would bring up the cases of Warmbier and three other Americans detained in North Korea . The North Koreans agre...


Trump to revise parts of Obama's Cuba policy

Trump is expected to announce the changes Friday at Miami's Manual Artime Theater surrounded by prominent Cuban-Americans who back the move. White House offi...


Senate approves Crapo amendment tightening Russian Federation sanctions

As an example, Tillerson said talks with Moscow on stabilizing war-ravaged Syria are progressing, but it's too early to tell if the discussions will bear fr...


Texas governor approves adoption bill that critics contend discriminates

Frank said those fears were unfounded and that no particular group of people would be banned from adopting or fostering children. "This law will now prioriti...


Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

Starting in July, the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles will allow people to mark an "X" for an unspecified, non-binary gender on driver's licenses and ID car...


HUD Pulls Back From Reports of Appointing Trump Loyalist to Housing Post

Patton's magnum opus was, of course, Eric Trump's wedding-a "lavish" affair with 400 guests, a multi-day agenda, a canine ring bearer and several concrete ...


Trump May Face Lawsuit For "Unprecedented Constitutional Violations"

The suit also alleges that businesses in both Maryland and D.C. have been harmed by Trump's tendency to utilize his own convention centers and properties, s...


Penn State to debut retro uniforms Sept. 30 against Indiana

The Nittany Lions will first have to conquer a rather hard non-conference schedule, featuring five teams that appeared in the NCAA tournament last season, inclu...


Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller

They referred a request to and a spokesman for Trump's personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz spoke to the Guardian and said: "The FBI leak of information regarding t...


'New US sanctions are clear violation of nuclear deal' - senior Iran official

The Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday for legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and other activities not re...


Six dead in Orlando workplace shooting

Police believe Neumann acted alone and with no ties to terror or subversive groups and hedidn't appear to have a concealed weapons permit for the pistol he us...


No reason to fire special counsel: US Justice Dept

Rosenstein said he would not follow any orders to dismiss Mueller unless he believes those orders are appropriate and lawful, in response to Maine Senator Susa...


Donald Trump blasts 'phony' obstruction of justice media report

The Senate committee has already begun taking testimony in both closed and open sessions from the nation's intelligence chiefs. The investigation is examining p...


How Stephen Colbert Roasted Trump at the Tony Awards

This year the Tony voters spread the wealth around, calling " Hello Dolly " the best musical revival , and honoring its star Bette Midler . " Oslo ", a behi...


US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

Trump has vehemently denied any collusion between himself or any of his associates and Russian Federation. However, days after Comey was sacked, the FBI began...


Collins says the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation needs help

But asked directly whether Trump would use executive privilege to prevent Comey from speaking with lawmakers, Conway added: " The president will make that d...


Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russia probe

Since being appointed special counsel in May, Mueller has built a team of formidable legal minds who've worked on everything from Watergate to Enron. "He comes ...


Fans gather in Pittsburgh for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

Coach Mike Sullivan, at the rally in Point State Park, told the crowd the talent of the team and support of the players helped them clinch their win. MVP Sid...


Three lawmakers question Kushner Companies on concerns over White House tie

White House press secretary Sean Spicer was asked Friday if Trump still has confidence in Kushner, to which he replied, "absolutely". A lawyer for Kushne...


Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury

When asked if he understood what was happening, Cosby answered in a booming voice: "Yes!" McMonagle told the jury that Cosby's freedom is at stake now, no...


Trump Says Obstruction Investigation Based On 'Phony' News

Also unclear was whether the president's comment confirming he was under investigation was based on direct knowledge or media reports that Mueller is examinin...


Texas unemployment rate for May slips to 4.8 percent

For the second consecutive month, Pennsylvania's unemployment rate has increased, bringing the jobless rate to five percent. The national unemployment rate fo...


US special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

What did the intelligence agencies find? How many USA investigations are there into Russian election meddling? Investigators will also look for any state...


USA sanctions on Russian Federation threaten European energy firms - Germany, Austria

The bill also includes new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and other activities not related to the global nuclear agreement reached with ...


Puerto Rico referendum backs calls for island to become 51st USA state

Rossello brushed aside those concerns, noting that the referendum was a democratic process in which the majority prevailed as he questioned why more people di...


Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery

The shooter was identified as James T Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged...


Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Alexandria Shooting

IL lawmakers will still play baseball after Wednesday morning's shooting . Scalise remained listed in critical condition Thursday night after multiple su...


Oh My God, Republican Male Senators, Stop Cutting Kamala Harris Off

Kamala Harris' (D-CA) questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing. Even if the male senators interrupting h...


Steve Scalise to undergo third surgery from gunshot in mass shooting

Hodgkinson died following a shoot-out with police on a baseball diamond in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, after his early-morning rifle and pistol atta...


Escaped Georgia inmates arrested after vehicle chase in Tennessee, according to Gov

Christopher Monica and 58-year-old Sgt. Curtis Billue while escaping from the bus Tuesday morning. Putnam County, Georgia , Sheriff Howard Sills said ...


Special Counsel Investigates Trump, Son-in-Law

At the time, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was primarily interested in a meeting between Kushner and Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak. Th...