Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The former presidential candidate met with Trump Wednesday and the Associated Press reported that he said it was a "good meeting". The president has suggested he hopes to name Comey's successor before he departs Friday for his first overseas trip a... More..

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by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Senate panel wants James Comey to testify

Even Sean Hannity will shy away from a lost cause. But it comes at a moment when the credibility of the White House is already being questioned. Originally the White House said the FBI director had been fir...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Pence releases financial info, Trump plans to

So, even though he knew and we know he knew, Mike Pence will continue to pretend like he was the most ignorant man on a team headed by Donald Trump. It hasn't been easy, and it's getting harder by the day. Ad...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

City removes PGT Beauregard statue, base remains

Police say the men were arrested Wednesday on a charge of criminal damage to historic buildings or landmarks by defacing with graffiti. In first addressing the issue, Hillyer said, that one "Will probably, in...More..

Times Square crash: See photos of the scene
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Times Square crash: See photos of the scene

Elsman's 13-year-old sister goes to Central Middle School. Police then handcuffed him. Minutes before her death, Elsman shared a picture of Times Square on her Instagram story. Terrorism isn't suspected in th...More..

Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

Streets near the city's Lee Circle - where the monument stands - were blocked off by early Friday in preparation for the dismantling that's scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. It's an image of Lee standing tall in uni...More..

Trump at Liberty University:
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump at Liberty University: "We don't worship government; we worship God"

Trump told reporters that he expects to name a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon, possibly before departing for a foreign trip on Friday. "I can promise you that". Trump asked the newly-graduate...More..

'Logan': Hugh Jackman on the Moment That Made Him Cry
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

'Logan': Hugh Jackman on the Moment That Made Him Cry

Regardless of whether or not Dafne Keen will return as X-23, Jackman reaffirmed that his days playing Wolverine are over. "I understood what it represented and thematically the idea of battling himself, whi...More..

Corrine Brown Found Guilty of 18 Charges of Fraud and Tax Evasion
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Corrine Brown Found Guilty of 18 Charges of Fraud and Tax Evasion

Brown's sentencing date has yet to be set, WTLV-TV reported . In Bono's Barbeque on Norwood Avenue where in January 2016 federal agents served Brown with an initial subpoena for documents, restaurant regul...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Tulsa braces for protests after officer acquitted for killing unarmed man

Shannon McMurray, Shelby's lawyer, accused the prosecutors of hypocrisy and said they were attacking the officer in response to the media frenzy surrounding the case. Crutcher's family was heartbroken by the ve...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Donald Trump told Michael Flynn to "stay strong" amid growing scandal

This week, the New York Times published excerpts from a memo Comey wrote, indicating that Trump had asked for the FBI to drop its investigations into Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser who re...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Fox News Employees React to Roger Ailes Death

Ailes resigned from his post leading Fox News last July, amid allegations of sexual harassment . We do though know the impact that Roger Ailes has had on our media culture and this country. " Roger Ailes fo...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning (29) has been released from USA prison

Manning, 29, was released from the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, at about 2:00am, according to a brief statement released by the US Army. "We can all finally truly celebrate the streng...More..

Betsy DeVos Booed, Protested While Delivering Speech At Florida HBCU
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Betsy DeVos Booed, Protested While Delivering Speech At Florida HBCU

While the boos died down after a few minutes, as DeVos wished students well as they embarked on their paths after graduation, they began again after the Education Secretary mentioned that she would be visiting ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Tornado Watch, threats and timing of Thursday night storms

Locally damaging winds may also occur with stronger storms - particularly into this evening when storms are likely to congeal into one or more organized bands capable of more widespread damaging winds. The TGC ...More..

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters at the scene late Tuesday that one person was known to be dead from the twister. Black said he dug two elderly residents out from the 3 foot-high rubble that was left...More..

Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge new Indiana abortion law
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge new Indiana abortion law

The suit says that violates the First Amendment because it will prohibit Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky from advising those minors "that they can travel to other states to obtain their abortions". The cl...More..

Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma festivals issue statements on Chris Cornell
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma festivals issue statements on Chris Cornell

When I found out I was so sad", stated an emotional Dave Mustaine before the performance. Over the course of his career Cornell won two Grammy Awards and also penned music for films, most notably "You Know ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Grunge rock icon Chris Cornell dies at 52

As the tragic news of Chris Cornell's death continues to sink in, musicians near and far are paying tribute in their own way - some taking to Twitter , while others, such as Dave Mustaine and Megadeth, are...More..

Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

On Monday, however, Israel's Channel 2 News reported that members of a U.S. advance team preparing the presidential tour told Israeli representatives that the Western Wall is not part of Israeli territory, th...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Despite Hubbub Over Michael Flynn, Clapper Says No Collusion with Russian Federation

News outlets previously reported that Flynn discussed US sanctions with a Russian ambassador before Trump took office. "We felt like it was critical that we get this information to the White House, in part ...More..

Trump revealed highly classified info to Russian Federation
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump revealed highly classified info to Russian Federation

The development comes after a tumultuous 24 hours in Washington following reports that the USA president shared classified information with the Russian foreign minister during a meeting in the Oval Office las...More..

Chargers stadium opening in Inglewood delayed until 2020
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Chargers stadium opening in Inglewood delayed until 2020

The Rams and Chargers are going to have to wait another year to be roommates. The delay is blamed on heavy rains that have hindered the excavation process in recent months. At times , the site looked like ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Storms pummel central USA, as tornadoes kill at least 2

Some people were trapped in their trailers. The weather service says the twister packed winds of 120 to 130 miles per hour, or even slightly stronger, when it hit the park near Chetek on Tuesday evening. The ...More..

Texas Lawmakers Push Changes to STAAR Testing for Students
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Texas Lawmakers Push Changes to STAAR Testing for Students

Many law enforcement officials have also voiced their opposition to the bill. Texas lawmakers have approved a ban on so-called sanctuary cities, warning they will punish local law enforcement chiefs with ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

Before the memo emerged and before a public call for impeachment from one congressman, Trump tweeted last week about Comey, "before he starts leaking to the press", he better hope that no "tapes" of their conve...More..

US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises

Several Republicans said on Tuesday after the memo surfaced that Comey should testify to Congress. AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan, said the Wisconsin Republican backed Chaffetz's dem...More..

Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, unhappy with Comey coverage
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, unhappy with Comey coverage

Friday, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Comey relayed to him at the time that Trump asked for the dinner - and that it made the FBI director "uneasy", concerned as he was about app...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chelsea Manning Documentary to Focus on Whistleblower's Life

That and the fact she's issuing press releases - including a pre-release release - makes you wonder if she plans to take the trans celebrity path of Caitlyn Jenner. "As I rebuild my life, I remind myself not to...More..

Click-It-Or-Ticket Enforcement Campaign
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Click-It-Or-Ticket Enforcement Campaign

The mobilization runs from May 22 through June 4. Click It or Ticket is a multi-pronged campaign that combines on- the- street enforcement with a national media buy campaign that airs across TV, radio, inte...More..

2nd person dies after wrong-way crash on highway
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

2nd person dies after wrong-way crash on highway

Police say the crash happened after a vehicle was traveling in the wrong direction. According to State Police, the women were traveling from Cherry Street in Plymouth onto Route 44 eastbound around 10:30 p....More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Joel Embiid: Sixers 'Gearing Up' To Beat LeBron James, Cavaliers

With Lonzo Ball projected by many mock drafts to be the top player on the board, the Sixers at No. 1 will have their choice between the draft's top prizes and will likely lean toward Fultz - the all-around sc...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

There is now one more monument that the city has set for removal, that of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which will surely be the most contentious removal. "I imagine Judge Barbier would probably not be please...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Jefferson Davis statue coming down overnight, parents at nearby school told

It honored the Crescent City White League, which battled the racially integrated local government after the Civil War. The Davis statue stood on top of a roughly 12-foot column and depicted the Confederate...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Effort to block Confederate statue's removal goes to court

It's the second Confederate monument to come down after the New Orleans city council voted to remove four such landmarks back in 2015. At that time , New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the removals would ...More..