Trump asked top intel officials to defend him on Russian Federation claims

Flynn, who was sacked as national security adviser in February after he misled administration officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the USA, earlier this week rejected a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena for records of... More..

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California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after attack
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after attack

At least five inmates were shot during an altercation at California's Pelican Bay State prison on Wednesday, reports CBS Sacramento . Officials say the melee began when two inmates refused to break up a fist...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

President Donald Trump's airplane had barely taken off for his first overseas trip when aides had to respond to a pair of reports that the president had bragged to Russian officials about firing the Feder...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

Judge Steven O'Neill seated the 12th and final juror on Wednesday, along with three alternates. The jury pool was drawn from the Pittsburgh area because of concerns raised by Cosby's defence team that it wo...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on

Tillerson made the comments moments after President Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia , Iran's adversary, to combat terrorism in the Gulf Coast region and counter Iran. Also Monday, the...More..

CBO: GOP health care bill would leave 23M more people uninsured
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

CBO: GOP health care bill would leave 23M more people uninsured

The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove...More..

Fox News crew witnessed altercation between Gianforte and reporter (Audio)
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fox News crew witnessed altercation between Gianforte and reporter (Audio)

House special election Montana has held since the 1960s. On Jacobs's audio, Gianforte is not heard asking him to lower his microphone. Gianforte's campaign says the two fell to the ground together while fig...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Cottrell had ties to Licking County and had graduated from Central Ohio Technical College. "It is a hard day for all of us", Thorp said. Authorities say the gunman had taken two passers-by as hostages in ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

GOP House Candidate Allegedly 'Body-Slams' Reporter Ben Jacobs

Gianforte supports the Republicans' recently passed health care bill, has stood against anti-discrimination laws in Bozeman and is seen by many as a Trump surrogate. The local TV team confirmed the reporter's...More..

Betsy DeVos booed relentlessly through Bethune-Cookman University commencement speech
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Betsy DeVos booed relentlessly through Bethune-Cookman University commencement speech

Students erupted again when DeVos mentioned she would pay homage to university's founder, Mary McLeod Bethune , by visiting her grave site. DeVos sought to underscore the Trump administration's commitment ...More..

Texas moves to soften voter ID law after judge finds bias
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Texas moves to soften voter ID law after judge finds bias

Some schools have quietly agreed to parents' requests to keep their children's birth genders secret. The amendment, by Rep. Chris Paddie, R-Marshall, to Senate Bill 2078 requires that students use bathrooms...More..

Cowboys upset No. 3 Texas Tech At Big 12 Tourney
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Cowboys upset No. 3 Texas Tech At Big 12 Tourney

With the win, OSU advanced to Thursday's winner's bracket and will take on fourth-seeded West Virginia at 4 p.m. Hamilton bests his previous game high in doubles (2 vs Kansas, 2017). Big 12 teams are hitting ju...More..

Republican health care bill 'would leave 51 million uninsured' says CBO analysis
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Republican health care bill 'would leave 51 million uninsured' says CBO analysis

The CBO says the AHCA disproportionately affects older people with a lower income, those over 50 with an income of less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Wednesday's report also estimates that t...More..

Trump Says Meeting with Pope was
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump Says Meeting with Pope was "Honor"

Some publications list potica as potizza. A sweet Slovenian nut roll of which the pope is himself fond, potica is inarguably fattening. Rather than indulge her 70-year-old husband in what many regard as...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Bill Cosby Jury Selected

One of the jurors is black - a woman in her 30's - and five of the jurors are white men in their 20's or early 30's. Lawyers then chose a white woman to replace him. "Could be, could be", Cosby said about racis...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

CBO: Health Plan Would Leave 23 Million Uninsured

It would eliminate tax penalties for people who go without health insurance and would roll back state-by-state expansions of Medicaid , which have provided coverage to millions of low-income people. "Prices ar...More..

United States officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

United States officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

A short time after Trump lavished praise on Erdogan at the White House Tuesday, Erdogan's presidential guard and other supporters tore into a crowd of protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence. ...More..

Donald Trump's budget, spending cuts are 'moral,' Mulvaney says
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Donald Trump's budget, spending cuts are 'moral,' Mulvaney says

The administration's Fiscal Year 2018 budget is titled " A New Foundation for American Greatness ", but Mulvaney told lawmakers it could have had a different title: "We could have called it the "taxpayer firs...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

23 million fewer Americans would have health insurance under House GOP bill

House Republicans came under sharp criticism for passing the bill before the CBO could make its assessment. The new CBO score predicts the AHCA would cover 1 million more Americans than a previous version of...More..

Martial law declared in Philippines' south after IS-linked militant siege
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Martial law declared in Philippines' south after IS-linked militant siege

Under Section 18, Article 7 of 1987 Constitution, the President can declare martial law "in case of invasion or rebellion, when public safety requires it". He said he might declare martial law in the Visaya...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Here's What Betsy DeVos Said Today On Capitol Hill

The department's actions since January have raised serious doubt about the secretary's commitment to enforcing federal law and protecting all students. Still, she said, that if a state chooses not to partic...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

Their encounter was smooth and brief, lasting about 30 minutes. Ivanka Trump along with her husband, Jared Kushner, and State Secretary Rex Tillerson , accompanied the Trump . He asserted, "I leave th...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

President: Iran Not to Heed Enemies' Comments on Missiles

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. "Iranian people chose the path of interaction with the world ", he said. t...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Meltdown or Mishap? New Jersey Residents Get False Emergency Nuclear Alert

State police add, "In the event of an actual emergency, residents would receive additional alerts, which would provide instructions such as evacuation routes and reception centers". The two stations are situate...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser could receive immunity for agreeing to testify about his contact with the Russians - but he'd have to clear a steep hurdle first. As Ed noted yeste...More..

FBI Russia Probe Is Targeting
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

FBI Russia Probe Is Targeting "Someone Close to the President"

First up, the New York Times are reporting that Trump told Russian officials that the reason he fired the now former Head of the FBI James Comey is exactly what everyone had already thought - the Russian ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump's budget slashes spending

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced a grilling from Democrats over funding private schools with taxpayer money. WASHINGTON-California loses big time in President Donald Trumps proposed fiscal 2018 budge...More..

Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

With the political homeland ablaze, Trump needs some global cred to keep his presidency from sliding too far off the rails and Wall Street from losing confidence . Striking a conciliatory line, his comments ma...More..

Kansas forward Mykhailiuk returning for senior season
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Kansas forward Mykhailiuk returning for senior season

Despite being a junior, he will only turn 20 years old in June, meaning he'll have four years of college experience - along with worldwide play for Ukraine - on his resume, but be the same age as a sophomore. (...More..

Northwestern women surge into NCAA championship golf match
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Northwestern women surge into NCAA championship golf match

The Sun Devils won three of five individual matches with one draw in the championship round Wednesday in Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Hill, Ill. She then won the match with a par on the 19th hole when Valenzue...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump to Russians, Comey a real nut job

The Times report is the latest in what has been a steady stream of news that has arisen out of Trump's decision to fire Comey and which threatens to overshadow Trump's foreign travel. Mr. Comey - who is 6 fe...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

UK says Manchester attacker recently returned from Libya

Abedi was born in the United Kingdom, but is the son of refugees from Libya . Prime Minister Theresa May announced late on Tuesday that the threat level was now considered "critical", meaning an attack may...More..

Betsy DeVos booed while giving commencement speech in Florida
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Betsy DeVos booed while giving commencement speech in Florida

As soon as she began her speech the boos began and numerous graduates, stood up and turned their backs . DeVos has to raise her voice in order to be heard over the crowd. After several minutes of non-stop heck...More..

Men's tennis wins fourth national championship
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Men's tennis wins fourth national championship

For Josh Hagar , the first round of the NCAA Division I Men's Singles Championship had all the drama fitting of a postseason tilt, even without the three weather delays that extended his match against Northw...More..

CBO: Republican Health Care Bill Cuts Less Than Previous Versions
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

CBO: Republican Health Care Bill Cuts Less Than Previous Versions

The analysis says that under the bill, premiums would vary significantly according to health status, but that "less healthy people would face extremely high premiums" despite provisions in the bill created to r...More..