Trump aide says 'small group' gets Trump tweet

Neither the White House nor Trudeau's office responded to requests for comment. Dubke, who worked closely with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , served as a behind-the-scenes player helping manage communications strategy, responses to cr... More..

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Local Hoosiers in a battle of wits at 90th National Spelling Bee
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Local Hoosiers in a battle of wits at 90th National Spelling Bee

Martius Bautista, 13, and Kieran McKinney, 12, both successfully spelled their words during the two oral rounds. The proud parents told a Tulsa World reporter that they discovered her talent when she was ab...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump's pullout from Paris deal imminent

The White House Rose Garden". Abandoning the pact would isolate the USA from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon em...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump Broadens Search for FBI Director Nearly a Month After Firing Comey

Ex-FBI director James Comey could testify in an open hearing as early as next week before the Senate Intelligence Committee , but a date has not officially been scheduled by the committee and the timing rema...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Republican-led Senate OKs $11.8 billion budget

The New Hampshire Senate is expected to vote on an $11.8 billion, two-year budget plan that some Republicans say spends too much, while Democrats argue it doesn't go far enough. On Sunday, Mr. Trump tweeted a...More..

Corey Lewandowski Says He's Open to Returning to Trump's Team
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Corey Lewandowski Says He's Open to Returning to Trump's Team

The White House is in the midst of a communications shakeup, which began with the impending departure of White House Communications Director Mike Dubke . Dan Sullivan when he ousted as an incumbent in Alaska...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Associate: Fired FBI head OK'd to testify before Senate

Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer has revealed the president has had interviews with the two candidates who are being considered as candidates for the role of Federal Bureau of Investigation director at t...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement

Regardless of when Trump makes his announcement, this alarming development serves as a reminder that major news networks failed to discuss how a Trump presidency would affect climate change and the Paris agree...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Stench of corruption hangs around Jared Kushner

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, is uneasy with a report that Trump son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner attempted to set up a secret communications channel with the Kremlin during the transition, before ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House communications director Dubke steps down

Very bad for U.S. This will change", He tweeted at about 7 a.m. ET. Spicer notes that Merkel's full remarks included a commitment to work in "friendship" with the United States and other countries. Dubke, who...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Judge Considers Gun Permit Issue in Yanez Trial

Anthony police officer was legally justified when he shot and killed Philando Castile last summer. The recording quickly went viral on social media.Yanez said he had reason to pull over the auto because Casti...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House says it has granted 14 ethics waivers to staff

Dubke served as White House communications director and as assistant to the president for three months. His last day has not yet been determined. In his first briefing since President Trump returned from his ...More..

House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

Flynn's lobbying firm, Flynn Intel Group, was also subpoenaed, as was Cohen's firm, Michael D. Cohen & Associates. MichaelCohen was also mentioned as someone with Russian contacts in the still-unverified doss...More..

Spicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorney
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Spicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorney

Before assuming the role of White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer was communications director for the Republican National Committee. With his wife, Ivanka Trump, according to multiple White House sources...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Europe must step up as diplomatic player: Merkel

Asked Tuesday whether her meetings with senior officials from India and China this week signaled a pivot away from Germany's old ally in Washington, Merkel sought to dampen speculation of a major rift. " An...More..

Body found in woods positively identified as missing Duke student
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Body found in woods positively identified as missing Duke student

Friends of Doherty told police they thought Doherty had planned to cut through the woods to go home even though it was raining heavily and strong winds were moving through the area at the time, Fox25 said. Offi...More..

Timothy Loehmann, Tamir Rice Shooter, Fired by Cleveland Police
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Timothy Loehmann, Tamir Rice Shooter, Fired by Cleveland Police

The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice . Tamir Rice's mother, Samira Rice, said today she is relieved that Loeh...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Texas House approves budget

The Texas Legislature adjourns Monday, and the defiance from the House again raises the prospects of a special session. The last big filibuster we saw was in In 2013, Senator Wendy Davis talked for 11-plus ho...More..

Man With Guns, Ammo Arrested at Trump Hotel: DC Police
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Man With Guns, Ammo Arrested at Trump Hotel: DC Police

Police say 43-year-old Bryan Moles of Edinboro, Pennsylvania, left a gun in plain view inside his vehicle. Police found the weapons in his auto along with 90 rounds of ammo - with the pistol stashed in th...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Explosion reported at manufacturing plant in Columbia County

Police were searching for two workers still missing after the blast, Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards said at a press conference Thursday. An explosion ripped through a Wisconsin corn mill late Wed...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence committee

Two weeks ago Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Muller as independent counsel in the Trump-Russia probe following two days of intense bipartisan criticism stemming fr...More..

White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

He chafes at reports suggesting Trump is planning to shake up the communications team because he isn't satisfied with Spicer's performance. I'm not saying it was amusing, but at least he took a stab at it. Di...More..

Turkey recalls diplomat over clashes during Erdogan's US visit
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Turkey recalls diplomat over clashes during Erdogan's US visit

The Turkish side accuses the USA of not providing adequate protection and of allowing the protesters to get too close to Turkish officials, including the president. Jjcassidy offered a solution: "Looks like we ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Fewer insured under GOP bill

House. There are many variables - and unforeseen outcomes - that can undermine even the most carefully crafted policy initiative. The latest CBO analysis came after House Republicans made changes to the bil...More..

Cloudy skies for Thursday could yield showers, thunderstorms mid-afternoon
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Cloudy skies for Thursday could yield showers, thunderstorms mid-afternoon

Tonight , areas of fog after 4 a.m. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. By Thursday night cloud cover will decrease and we'll be left with partly cloudy skies heading into Friday . Sunday will be coole...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump says Joe Lieberman is front-runner for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

On Wednesday, Trump met four candidates to replace former FBI Director James Comey , namely Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating , former FBI Executive Assistant Direc...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser under Carter, dead at 89

Before the seizure of the US embassy in Tehran in 1979, Vance had resisted Brzezinski's proposal that Washington back a military crackdown against Iran's radical Islamic forces. Brzeziński was born in Warsa...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

NH spelling champ stumbles in third round of national contest

According to the contest rules , during the Preliminaries a written test was given on May 30 and students competed in two rounds of on stage oral spelling on May 31. She also said she was impressed by the Scri...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

President Donald Trump To Announce Climate Agreement Decision

Trump says on Twitter that he'll be making the announcement Thursday at 3 p.m. The White House did not confirm those reports , and it was unclear whether Trump would fully scrap USA participation, merely w...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russian Federation investigation

The orders were made to fired national security adviser Michael Flynn and lawyer Michael Cohen . "As part of our ongoing investigation into Russian active measures during the 2016 campaign, today we approved...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Jury deliberates in Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby's manslaughter trial

A judge in Tulsa Oklahoma, of United States, relieved a white policeman from the homicide murder case of a deadly shot by an unarmed African American last September. "When will the police change policy?" Prot...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Nunes, sidelined from Russian Federation probe, launches one into 'unmasking' of Americans

During his confirmation hearing in January, Sessions testified that he "did not have any communications with the Russians" during the campaign and said in a written statement given to the Senate Judiciary Commi...More..

Area's speller knocked out of national bee
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Area's speller knocked out of national bee

Slywczak, 13, a student at Joseph Badger Middle School who represented the Tribune Chronicle, correctly spelled the word "anadromous" in the second round, but lost in the third round after incorrectly spelling ...More..

Payless Shoe Source store closure list released; Tyler store safe
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Payless Shoe Source store closure list released; Tyler store safe

More Payless Shoesource Stores are closing, two of them are in our area, Appleton and Oshkosh. The company had announced in April plans to close stores in Hutchinson, Great Bend, Liberal and Emporia. Tak...More..

Trump loses head in video; Kathy Griffin loses her job
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump loses head in video; Kathy Griffin loses her job

President Trump himself took to Twitter early Wednesday morning to sharply criticize the photo. The channel had employed her to host their New Year's Eve show with Anderson Cooper since 2007, but has n...More..