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Comey declines Senate invite to testify in closed session

The move prompted an uproar among Democrats and some Republicans because Comey's agency is leading an investigation into whether there were connections between ...


Donald Trump signs executive order promoting free speech and religious liberty

In February at the National Prayer Breakfast, Trump promised to "destroy" the Johnson Amendment , saying that religious freedom was "under threat all around us...


Sean Spicer stood back in the shadows after Comey's firing

Ms. Sanders clearly has inherited some of her father's talents. "Now you too can have the White House press secretary in - or rather "among" - the bushes in you...


India Caucus co-chair on Trump's list of possible Federal Bureau of Investigation picks

President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new justice for the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States, on January 31, 2017. On Satu...


Trump's own version of Comey drama raises more questions than it answers

Trump had tweeted , "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" He was responding to ques...


'Everybody' has better healthcare than US, Trump says

In late January, Turnbull and Trump had a phone conversation pertaining to the President Barack Obama administration promising to take close to 15 hundred immig...


Donald Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

When Trump then pressed for "honest loyalty, " Comey told him, "You will have that, " the associates said . Trump offered his view of the way his communica...


Pro-Life Leaders Celebrate Motherhood and Reach Out to Those Suffering After Abortion

You taught me everything, and for this, I will always be grateful. Mother's Day is celebrated from the Greek and Romans time . Mama knew love like the bac...


100000-acre fire in wildlife refuge forces evacuations in Georgia

GEORGE, Ga. (AP) - Jessica Boldin and her family evacuated 15 horses, six dogs and other animals from their ranch in rural Georgia as a vast wildfire emerging f...


Trump tells NRA he will never 'infringe' on gun rights

And after regaling the crowd with a retelling of his Election Night victory, he revived a campaign trail insult of Sen. Elizabeth Warren - may threaten gun righ...


Attorney General Jeff Sessions Enacts New Drug Crime Policy

Sessions has repeatedly criticized the Obama administration for being "soft on crime" and accused the former president's policies of leading to violent crimes. ...


Former OSU basketball guard JaQuan Lyle arrested in Indiana

He was arrested on charges of public intoxication, criminal mischief, and disorderly conduct. According to an affidavit from the Evansville Police Department,...


Video shows 'bullying' incident days before 8-year-old took his life

The Cincinnati school district released the video Friday after media reports of the detective's email surfaced. "Mom is called, and she's told that he faint...


Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

But Mr. Comey went because he did not believe he could turn down a meeting with the new president. "You can't be cute about tapes", Graham said on NBC News'...


Trump says next gen leaders among Liberty grads

In that speech , Trump promised to "protect Christianity". Trump previously spoke at Liberty University while on the campaign trail in January 2016, a spee...


South Korean military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

The latest test - the seventh this year - came a day after senior North Korean official Choi Sun-hee said her government would be willing to start talks with th...


Senate committee subpoenas former Trump adviser Flynn over Russia

Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Ranking Member Mark Warner (D-Va.) said in the Wednesday statement that the subpoena was issued in response to Flynn refusi...


How Jeff Sessions' Drug Sentencing Guidelines Could Restart War On Drugs

Many experts have maintained those laws resulted in offenders receiving very lengthy prison sentences when shorter terms would have been sufficient. The Depar...


Arctic Council presents united front as Finland takes over from US

Under the Obama administration, the US urged Arctic Council members to participate in the Paris agreement , but now, President Trump has indicated the USA may ...


Tom Price Defends Pre-Existing Coverage in GOP Health Plan

They cited concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions, along with cuts to Medicaid. Republican Sen. Senate ...


Scholar: Choices ahead after order to arrest Amtrak engineer

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro expanded on charges a judge had approved a day earlier. The Philadelphia district attorney's office on Tuesday said...


Judge orders charges against Amtrak engineer in 2015 derailment

Shapiro expanded on charges a Philadelphia judge approved one day earlier. Criminal charges have been filed against the engineer of the Amtrak train that cr...


Candidates under consideration for FBI director

Writing that you never hear about leaks from totalitarian regimes ("Adolf Hitler was not plagued by leakers"), he proposed that the parade of information "shoul...


May Day Marchers Around The World Celebrate Workers, Immigrants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions - an immigration hardliner and one of Trump's earliest surrogates - reiterated Trump's position in March , saying that the Uni...


Police investigate killing of Ohio police chief, 2 others

He was the father of six, with a seventh child on the way. Thorp says Disario was found outside the Pine Kirk Care Center. Emergency personnel arrive to the...


AG Sessions tells prosecutors to seek 'most serious' charges

Sessions said the crackdown was "a key part of President Trump's promise to keep America safe", linking drug trafficking to increased homicide rates in some c...


Wisconsin Republicans gather for state convention

Democrats gather outside Madison for their convention in three weeks, still seeking a viable candidate for governor. Gov. Scott Walker plans to tell Republi...


Trump threatens Comey: Better hope there are no tapes

The FBI director declined, but he replied to the president that he would always be honest. "He's a showboat. He's a grandstander". "When I chose to just do ...


What Do Trump's First 100 Days Mean for Israel?

According to Israeli diplomatic officials, when Sweden made clear that it would vote for the measure, other European Union countries who were not comfortable w...


Senate Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn in Russia investigation

He was forced to resign in February after failing to disclose the content of his talks with Russian diplomats. In a joint statement on Wednesday (11 May), Sen...


President Donald Trump establishes Election Integrity Commission to study voter fraud

His vice chair will be Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach , who is known as an anti-immigration zealot and crusader against voter fraud. The commission wi...


Controversy Over Trump's FBI Firing Seen as Playing Into Russia's Strategy

Instead, they've ramped up their calls for a special prosecutor to take over the Trump-Russia case - a decision that lies exclusively in the hands of Rosenste...


Officer who killed unarmed black 15-year-old fired, identified by department

The incident occurred on Saturday night when police responded to reports of underage drinking at a house party where around 100 kids had gathered, neighbours ...


Texas senator interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Cornyn, 65, would likely have the support of his Republican colleagues if nominated. Gowdy, 52, is despised by Democrats and loved by Republicans after leadin...


Mom of Ohio boy who killed himself vows he "will be heard"

The Cincinnati school district released the video Friday after media reports of the detective's email surfaced. "To watch these children walking in and ou...