Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump said in a string of Twitter posts on Friday. CNN said Comey is "not anxious about any tapes" Trump may have, citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter. In the Trump era, it has become a cable TV hit and cultural touchstone. "Y... More..

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Donald Trump's Budget Has A Problem

U.S. President Donald Trump asked lawmakers on Tuesday to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade, taking aim at healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor in an austere budget...More..

Louisville police seek help in finding 7-year-old's killer
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Louisville police seek help in finding 7-year-old's killer

Police Detective Stephen Snider asked that witnesses to the gunfire that killed Dequante Hobbs Jr. come forward. Lt. Emily McKinley with the Louisville Metro Police Department's Homicide Unit said shots w...More..

Former CIA Head Brennan Warned Russian Counterpart Against Election Interference
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Former CIA Head Brennan Warned Russian Counterpart Against Election Interference

Trump has been criticized for sharing such information with Russian diplomats in the Oval Office, and Brennan said that if Trump did that spontaneously he would have violated protocol. Brennan said Bortnikov...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Heinrich Statement On President Trump's Budget

Interstates and boosting efforts to draw private investors to fund highways. The biggest savings would come from cuts to the Medicaid healthcare programme for the poor made as part of a Republican healthc...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

U.S. decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

He said 11 people and one of his officers were injured during the incident, which was partially captured on video by media outlets. Because the altercation took place in broad daylight, many wonder if the...More..

Koehler, Manar vote to raise Illinois income tax
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Koehler, Manar vote to raise Illinois income tax

While amendments filed to the bill would remove consumer services such as landscaping and fix and maintenance from the sales tax base expansion, other services now have been included. Income and other taxes wou...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

VanCantfort: Magical thinking on GOP health care bill

Public health researchers are still trying to understand the effects of the Affordable Care Act even as the Republican-controlled Congress and White House plot how to dismantle the law, also known as Obamaca...More..

Supreme Court rules race improperly dominated NC redistricting efforts
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Supreme Court rules race improperly dominated NC redistricting efforts

Following the 2010 census , the Republican lawmakers in North Carolina increased the 1st District's black, voting-age population from 48.6 percent to 52.7 percent, while the number of black voters in the 12t...More..

DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russia probe
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russia probe

WASHINGTON , D.C.: President Donald Trump asked two top USA intelligence officials in March to help push back against the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) probe into his campaign's possible links wit...More..

Former PM Manuel Valls offers to back Emmanuel Macron in elections
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Former PM Manuel Valls offers to back Emmanuel Macron in elections

Macron's sound defeat of far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the run-off vote is "very good news for France ", said Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the influential Conference of European Rabbis. Th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Bathroom Bill Passes as Amendment

Amid threats of a special legislative session over the "bathroom bill", the Texas House on Sunday took a last-minute vote and approve a proposal that would keep transgender students from using school ba...More..

Trump after Manchester: will call terrorists 'losers' from now on
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump after Manchester: will call terrorists 'losers' from now on

The president , now on a trip to the Middle East, denounced those responsible for the suicide attack at the conclusion of an Ariana Grande concert as " evil losers ". " The priority is to establish whether he ...More..

North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

Pyongyang's aggressive push to boost its weapons program also makes it one of the Trump administration's most urgent foreign policy worries, though Washington has struggled to settle on a policy. The U.N. Secur...More..

Iran keen to deepen ties with South Korea under new president
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Iran keen to deepen ties with South Korea under new president

Moon made his comments hours after South Korea, which hosts 28,500 USA troops, said it wanted to reopen a channel of dialogue with North Korea as Moon seeks a two-track policy, involving sanctions and talks, ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump tests waters for Mideast peace in meeting with Abbas

Trump's speech on Tuesday, delivered at Israel's museum to the Jewish state's culture and history, also stood to reaffirm U.S. commitment to Israel and hold up Judaism's historical ties to the country. " I've h...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

India is a victim of terrorism, says Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia

In his Saudi speech, Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists", and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Obama on. Trump, speaking in Saudi Arabia , urged Muslim nations ...More..

1 dead, 25 injured in Barron County
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

1 dead, 25 injured in Barron County

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was scheduled to view the damage Wednesday afternoon. Two other tornadoes touched down in Wisconsin , with one spotted four miles northwest of Chetek at 5.35pm, and another one f...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor

It provides for Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure proposal. But it would greatly reallocate where many federal funds go - beefing up spending in some areas, while slashing it in others over the next ten year...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack

He said he was "truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bringing new hope the region and its people". He also expressed his wishes for Trump to be the U.S. "Abbas and Ne...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump expected to retain private attorney

He would represent Trump in the investigation into Russian Federation ties being run by former FBI Director Robert Mueller, who was appointed as special counsel by the Justice Department last week. Solicitor ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump Sends Congress $4.1T Spending Plan

Do you think they need to tone it down? - An additional $300 million to hire and train 500 new Border Patrol agents and 1000 new Immigration and Customs Enforcement law enforcement and support staff in 2018. ...More..

Video leads to charges for attack on cerebral palsy patient
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Video leads to charges for attack on cerebral palsy patient

After the incident, police said , Baker could be seen fleeing the scene. Authorities said that Baker was caught on CCTV video imitating how the man with cerebral palsy walked from his vehicle into the st...More..

12-year-old abducted by two teens
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

12-year-old abducted by two teens

State Police are looking for 12-year-old McKenzie Wilson . Both boys were believed to be armed with handguns. Wilson is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 100lbs, with straight blond ha...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Michael Flynn, former Donald Trump aide won't cooperate in Russian Federation investigation

The committee issued a subpoena for Flynn to provide documents related to its investigation of possible Russian interference in the 2016 US election and whether there was collusion between Trump's campaign and ...More..

Tuesday forecast: Scattered showers in the afternoon
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tuesday forecast: Scattered showers in the afternoon

Thursday|Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s. This is the show all about weather featuring many familiar voices, including meteorologists at ABC 33/40 . Showers can't be ruled out later...More..

Toni Anderson's death ruled accidental, drugs involved
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Toni Anderson's death ruled accidental, drugs involved

Friends say Anderson left work early on Sunday, January 15 from a local club and had planned to meet a friend. Police say the investigation is now closed. Their interaction was captured on the officer's dash ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

First victim identified in Manchester Arena concert blast

US President Donald Trump slammed the attack, saying that terrorists were "losers". Monday's bomb attack has raised concerns that a more sophisticated network may exist in the country than previously though...More..

NCAA Women's Tennis Championships: Stanford edges Ohio State to reach finals
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

NCAA Women's Tennis Championships: Stanford edges Ohio State to reach finals

The NCAA moved up the start of the men's semifinal to 10 a.m., with the women expected to start at 2 p.m. Rain rolled in shortly after 1 p.m., while both men's matches were still underway. Virginia will face AC...More..

'I'm scared:' Six-year-old boy makes plea to end gun violence
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

'I'm scared:' Six-year-old boy makes plea to end gun violence

So he's talking about it - his frustrations and his fears - in a four-minute video that his mom posted to Facebook Live last week. "I'm really serious. "I'm not supposed to be knowing about all this stuff". ...More..

The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe

Apparently referring to three conversations, one over dinner and two phone calls, in which Trump admittedly asked Comey if he, personally was under FBI investigation. The top two members of the Senate...More..

Ariana Grande 'broken' after blast outside her show kills 22
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ariana Grande 'broken' after blast outside her show kills 22

The Manchester blast recalled the November 2015 attack at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in which armed men wearing explosive belts stormed in and killed 90 people. Oliver Jones, 17, who attended with h...More..

Noah Cyrus Says Miley Cyrus Hasn't Changed At All Despite New Music
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Noah Cyrus Says Miley Cyrus Hasn't Changed At All Despite New Music

It's only been out for about a week but it has already reached the top of the charts. Noah said her sister Miley Cyrus hadn't changed at all despite her musical progression. "She's always been a very ol...More..

Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal

There is no proposed income limit, but high earners would have their benefits capped. That initial proposal drew criticism for only covering birth mothers-not fathers or adoptive parents. Federal budget watchdo...More..

Trump, Abbas affirm support to reach a peace deal with Israel
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump, Abbas affirm support to reach a peace deal with Israel

Trump met Monday with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem . Education Minister Naftali Bennett called on US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital at a...More..