Top Congressman Calls For Review Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press", said he would not confirm the stories about Kushner's conversations, but added that he was "very concerned" about reports of the Trump administration... More..

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by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Top GOP Officials Offer Mixed Messages On Future Of Paris Climate Deal

In its final communique , G7 leaders said USA officials are "in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join the consensus on t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Germany's Merkel Signals Deepening Rift With US Under Trump

She also spoke of Britain's decision to leave the European Union, which means the bloc will lose its second-largest economy and one of its two nuclear powers. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who is on a ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

This will change". Merkel today repeated that Europe must " take our fate into our own hands " and went on to say that it should step up as a diplomatic player on the global stage. He said PM Modi's ongoi...More..

Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

After a quick break, potential jurors were brought into court shortly after 9:30 a.m.to begin the selection process. Police form a line in response to protesters who blocked a highway while rallying in respon...More..

Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

Although Trump made it clear during the campaign and in multiple conversations before his overseas trip that he favored withdrawal, he has been known to abruptly change his mind - and often floats notions to ga...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Another bathroom bill at hand

The measure, which will likely only apply to public schools, would mandate that transgender students not be permitted to use the bathroom of their choice, but be sent to single-occupancy restrooms instead. It...More..

NY gasoline prices stable, with positive outlook for summer driving season
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

NY gasoline prices stable, with positive outlook for summer driving season

In Grand Rapids the price dropped over eight cents per gallon to land at $2.40 per gallon. California motorists were paying an average of $3.088 per gallon for regular unleaded, the highest in the nation, fol...More..

Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas Announce Joint Tour
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas Announce Joint Tour

Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. local time, although Citi cardholders will have access to a pre-sale starting Wednesday at 10 a.m. local time. In recent years, she's released a series of singles, in...More..

Trump hails heroes at Arlington
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump hails heroes at Arlington

He also mentioned the stories of Green Beret Capt. Andrew Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard as their families watched. "Standing next to Defense Secretary Jam...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Severe weather batters through Wisconsin, Oklahoma

ABC News reported that, according to Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, who spoke to several media sources, the tornado that resulted in one fatality and over two dozen other people getting injured touch...More..

Sean Hannity Loses Advertisers Over Seth Rich Story
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Sean Hannity Loses Advertisers Over Seth Rich Story

Hannity said last week that he doesn't believe Rich was killed as part of a robbery attempt. Some websites like Mic Network and BuzzFeed keep a running list of companies that have pulled their ads...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

India's prime minister says it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on US climate policy. "Mercedes Benz have started their second facility in Chaka...More..

Judge grants anonymity to latest Hastert sex abuse accuser
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Judge grants anonymity to latest Hastert sex abuse accuser

The new lawsuit comes several years after a hush money case revealed allegations of sexual abuse against Hastert from his days working as a high school wrestling and football coach in IL. Ingemunson, threaten...More..

US home prices rising 2 times faster than wages
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

US home prices rising 2 times faster than wages

The national price gauge climbed 5.8% in the 12 months through March. Nationwide, home prices are also increasing quickly in most large cities, according to the Case-Shiller report. "If mortgage rates, now near...More..

Texas state lawmaker says he received racist calls after House floor scuffle
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Texas state lawmaker says he received racist calls after House floor scuffle

Poncho Nevárez‏, a Democrat, threatened his life after Rinaldi called ICE on the protestors. In a statement, Rinaldi claimed that state Rep. Poncho Nevàrez of Eagle Pass threatened his life and told him tha...More..

Jason Aldean Remembers Gregg Allman: 'One of My Heroes'
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Jason Aldean Remembers Gregg Allman: 'One of My Heroes'

The "Whipping Post" musician infused the soulful blues with his wailing organ and Duane's smooth guitar and toured the world as a solo act and as part of the Allman Brothers Band long after his brother's dea...More..

Trump delivers Memorial Day remarks at Arlington National Cemetery
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump delivers Memorial Day remarks at Arlington National Cemetery

Kelly is the son Homeland Secretary and retired Marine Gen. John Kelly . "Let us pledge to make the most of that freedom that they so gallantly and brilliantly fought for and they died to protect", he said...More..

Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

Christian's mother, Brittany Jacobs of Hertford, North Carolina has made the trip with her son since the death of her husband, U.S. Marine Corps St. Chris Jacobs. And he singled out his homeland security secret...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Japan vows action against North Korea's missile test

It was the third ballistic missile test-launch since South Korea's liberal President Moon Jae-in took office on May 10 pledging to engage with the reclusive neighbour in dialogue. "Working with the United Sta...More..

Central Texas Honors the fallen during Memorial Day Ceremonies
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Central Texas Honors the fallen during Memorial Day Ceremonies

The Uniform Monday Holiday Act moved Memorial Day from May 30th to the last Monday in May. Though weather conditions were far from ideal, many felt that this discomfort paled in comparison to the sacrifices mad...More..

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

A Reuters analysis past year found that in Ohio's three largest counties, which include Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, voters were struck from the rolls in Democratic-leaning neighborhoods at roughly t...More..

Russians Discussed Potentially 'Derogatory' Info About Trump During Campaign
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Russians Discussed Potentially 'Derogatory' Info About Trump During Campaign

The Russian government officials, whose conversations were intercepted by American intelligence gatherers, discussed embarrassing information that was apparently financial. "There appears to be no limit to whic...More..

Texas set to pass embrace new abortion restrictions
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Texas set to pass embrace new abortion restrictions

The Texas House and Senate are still feverishly attempting to agree on exactly how far this bill will extend - only in public schools or within every public restroom - and no matter what they come up with, ...More..

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

The Cleveland cop who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice has been fired, authorities said Tuesday. Officer Frank Garmback , who was driving the patrol vehicle the day of the shooting , will be suspen...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Memorial Day Services Across the Nation and Here at Home

Margaret Zarella, 83, said she has been attending the parade for as long as she can do not forget to support her husband, who has marched in the parade as a member of the American Legion. Soon after, French...More..

Tampa Bay spoils return of Beltre with 10-8 victory
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tampa Bay spoils return of Beltre with 10-8 victory

He'll probably head back to Triple-A now. May. The Rays plan on using De Leon in a bullpen role for the short term, and his stay in the big leagues may be temporary as the Rays still see his future as a sta...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Texas OKs requiring schools to teach sex abuse prevention

Movement on a new funding formula for K-12 public education occurred Thursday with passage of a House bill and adoption of an alternative by a Senate committee. On Friday, Patrick continued his threat to pu...More..

Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

Andrew D. Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher D. Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard as Byers' tearful parents and Horton's emotional widow looked on. Vice President Mike Pence , who accompanied the p...More..

Memorial Day: President Trump To Speak At Arlington Cemetery
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Memorial Day: President Trump To Speak At Arlington Cemetery

The White House said Trump visited the gravesite of Robert Kelly , who was laid to rest in Section 60 . Trump greeted a few women who told him they had lost their sons. Bob Dole, who suffered permanently cr...More..

The time to start preparing for hurricane season is now
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The time to start preparing for hurricane season is now

The averages for the long-term season are assessed to be 12 named storms, with six hurricanes and three major ones. The forecast reflects the expectation of a weak El Niño or neutral conditions, near or above...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kelly defends plan for Russian Federation back channel as a 'good thing'

But Kushner's communications with the Russians have drawn the interest of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating allegations Russia tried to meddle in the USA election, and whether members ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Senate, House take four-day weekend ahead of final surge

The House and Senate also could not agree on a so called " bathroom bill " or property tax reform . We kind of see their point, judging by what happened in North Carolina, after the successful passage of a s...More..

Trump tweets thanks to US service members
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trump tweets thanks to US service members

The Republican governor also praised organizations and volunteers who preserve the burial sites. The president was accompanied to Arlington cemetery by Vice President Mike Pence, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ...More..

President Trump gives Memorial Day Address at Arlington National Cemetery
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

President Trump gives Memorial Day Address at Arlington National Cemetery

Chris' widow, Jane, and father David Horton were among the guests seated on the grandstand during that ceremony. The president first participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...More..