Israel lashes out over "systematic harassment" at UN

Ron DeSantis (R-FL) says he expects the president to let a waiver which postpones the moving of the embassy every six months to expire in honor of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Jerusalem in May. It also notes that The Patriarchs' Cave a... More..

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Trump's Religious Liberty Order Is Hit With Lawsuit
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump's Religious Liberty Order Is Hit With Lawsuit

After President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday allowing religious institutions more freedom in political matters - it's brought some mixed emotion to the Tennessee Valley. USA law prohibits tax...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Washington Post Clarifies That Sean Spicer Hid 'Among' Bushes To Dodge Reporters

The president "should be mad", one official added . "We've talked to - again, several legal scholars have weighed in on this and said there was nothing wrong with the President asking that question", she sai...More..

Trump says he will nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump says he will nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon

Trump tweeted on Friday. On Twitter, Trump appeared to suggest that if Comey gave his version of contacts between them, the administration might produce tapes of conversations, although it was not clear if s...More..

Comey declined offer to talk to Senate intel panel
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Comey declined offer to talk to Senate intel panel

The FBI and at least two congressional committees are probing allegations of Russian interference into the 2016 US presidential election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign team. "The President has not...More..

Australia has
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Australia has "better health care than we do"

On Thursday night, Trump raised eyebrows when he highly praised Australia's universal healthcare system even though that type of system is criticized by conservatives. Mr Turnbull received similar backlash on s...More..

Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

On Friday morning, as President Trump faced withering scrutiny for his decision to fire the FBI director while his campaign is under FBI investigation, Trump took to Twitter to reiterate the talking point h...More..

Happy Mother's Day! The cruel history of an innocent holiday
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Happy Mother's Day! The cruel history of an innocent holiday

Priyanka has a lunch, movie and shopping date planned for her moms. But I hope that on this Mother's Day , we can commit to doing more than that: Our deeds should match our words, and we should give mothers ...More..

West Mims Wildfire Expands Beyond Okefenokee Refuge, Triggers Evacuations
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

West Mims Wildfire Expands Beyond Okefenokee Refuge, Triggers Evacuations

All St. George (GA) residents are under a mandatory evacuation due to the fire. "But the flames are going to have to push people out of here". Over a month later, the flames have scorched over 130,000 acres, ...More..

Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

A crowd of more than double that size filled an outdoor stadium on campus to welcome just the second sitting president to address the university's commencement. He steered clear of that subject, making only sid...More..

Trump pledges fealty to NRA gun lobby
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump pledges fealty to NRA gun lobby

Sturm, Ruger shares were up more than 1% Friday afternoon while American Outdoor Brands was rising just under 1%. Warren for the presidency in 2020: "It may be Pocahontas , remember that". It's a familiar r...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Two days later he killed himself

The school district had refused to release the video but chose to do so to counter what it said was the detective's suggestion that the children who poked or nudged or kicked Gabriel were assaulting him. Heal...More..

Comey Is Willing To Testify Before Lawmakers-But Only in Public
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Comey Is Willing To Testify Before Lawmakers-But Only in Public

Trump said he would not talk about the existence of any tapes. Comey has been tight-lipped about the FBI's probe of Russian interference, which has included a search for evidence that hackers or Russian col...More..

Trump Bashes Critics, Stresses Perseverance During School Speech
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump Bashes Critics, Stresses Perseverance During School Speech

In that speech , Trump promised: "We're going to protect Christianity, and I can say that". President Donald Trump with Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., who praised the former reality TV p...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea ballistic missile launch challenges new leader in Seoul

Writing on his organization's blog, Wright pointed out that the Japan's Ministry of Defense had the latest launch reaching an altitude of 2,000 kilometers (1,242 miles), considerably higher than would be needed...More..

Russia Chronicles: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Russia Chronicles: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers

Yates testified Monday to the Senate Judiciary subcommittee that she told the White House that Flynn could be "blackmailed by the Russians" because he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about his conversation...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Sean Spicer refuses to deny that Trump is taping White House visitors

Trump that he would always be honest with him, but that he was not "reliable" in the conventional political sense". Spicer also refused to rule out a potential end to White House briefings, which Trump threa...More..

United States orders toughest sentences for criminals, reversing Obama easing
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

United States orders toughest sentences for criminals, reversing Obama easing

But civil rights groups blasted the process, with the American Civil Liberties Union describing the move as a move that will "reverse progress" and repeat the War on Drugs , which it called a "failed experimen...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Journalist arrested during US health secretary's visit

Heyman got no response. Price did not respond, and Heyman was reportedly hauled off by an officer and handcuffed. Mr Heyman, who works for the Public News Service , spoke to reporters after being released ...More..

GOP senator says Senate will take 'new, fresh approach' to health care
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

GOP senator says Senate will take 'new, fresh approach' to health care

The White House says it will practice patience as Senators propose changes to the bill before voting. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME, a moderate Republican whose vote will be critical in getting a bill t...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Texas bill could deny transgender wrestler title defense

Top firms and lobbyists have opposed it. While rates are often kept the same, climbing property values in Texas are rising, leading to higher tax bills for Texas property owners. "It was kind of expected", sa...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter

Shapiro expanded on charges a Philadelphia judge approved one day earlier. The state's attorney general has a wide range of options in responding to a judge's order to arrest a speeding Amtrak engineer involv...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

White House Says Trump's 'Tapes' Tweet About Comey Wasn't a Threat

Trump told him, "Anybody who becomes president of the United States has to, every once in a while, say, 'That's really unbelievable'". Were you surprised to hear President Trump raised the possibility that ...More..

May Day Marchers Around The World Celebrate Workers, Immigrants
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

May Day Marchers Around The World Celebrate Workers, Immigrants

In contrast to May Day, the president proclaimed May 1 as Loyalty Day. "To me, it's offensive the policies this president is trying to implement", said Jaime Contreras, vice president of the Service Employees...More..

Man accused of sexually assaulting, punching tourist in Harlem is arrested
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Man accused of sexually assaulting, punching tourist in Harlem is arrested

Robinson reportedly lives in Harlem, just blocks from the attack on the tourist early on May 4. Surveillance video captured part of the assault, in which a man is seen grabbing a woman's purse, then punching ...More..

Sessions Calls for Stricter Mandatory Minimums
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Sessions Calls for Stricter Mandatory Minimums

It marked a reversal of the policy imposed in 2013 under Holder's " smart on crime " initiative. Holder had asked prosecutors to avoid slapping nonviolent drug offenders with crimes that carried mandatory ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

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

Two days later after the incident, Gabriel Taye hung himself in his room from his bunk bed by a necktie. After his death, a Cincinnati police homicide detective reviewed security video from the boy's school...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

President Trump says 'perfect accuracy' not possible

It also escalated a potentially damaging standoff between a fuming, undisciplined president and the unorthodox lawman he dismissed three days earlier. "I actually asked him, yes". In Florida, where the presid...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Israel summons Swedish ambassador over support of UNESCO resolution

The Prime Minister's comment echoed a statement by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) on Monday, in which she derided the UNESCO resolution and the denial of the fact of Israel's sovereignty in Jer...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump asked Comey if he was under FBI investigation

Basically, he admitted the memo was a ruse and a political ploy. HOLT: You had made the decision before they came in the room? "Every time a job comes open in Washington, you guys, especially your paper, ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Texas Police Fire Officer Who Shot 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

After originally reporting the vehicle had been aggressively driving toward officers, Balch Springs' police chief said video footage showed the teenagers were driving away when Oliver opened fire. In a pres...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Coroner reopens case of bullied 8-year-old who killed self

His mother, Cornelia Reynolds spoke days after his death and questioned if school leaders were taking action to prevent bullying. "I saw some concerning events in the video and I don't even have a child at the ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Why Betsy DeVos was booed, heckled at black college commencement

President Donald Trump's nomination of DeVos, a Republican fundraiser with no classroom experience, was so controversial that Vice President Mike Pence had to cast a tie-breaking vote for her Senate confirmatio...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

200000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states: Europol

FRANCE — French carmaker Renault's assembly plant in Slovenia halted production after it was targeted. Since Friday's breach more than 200,000 victims - including the NHS - across 150 countries have been inf...More..

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Yates 'Got the Best' of' Trump on Legal Questions
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Yates 'Got the Best' of' Trump on Legal Questions

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates said she warned the White House that Russian Federation could have blackmailed former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The message was part of a series of lat...More..