Trump Appeals Travel Ban to Supreme Court

A minimum of 5 votes are needed on the 9-Justice court in order to grant a stay . In turning to the high court, Justice Department lawyers said the 4th Circuit should have considered only the language of the executive order and not second gues... More..

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Sean Spicer said Trump knows what 'covfefe' means

Far from a clarification about President Trump's mysterious tweet , Sean Spicer stoked the "covfefe" conspiracy theories at his press briefing on Wednesday by coyly saying that he thought "the president ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Kushner Had No Plans to Set Up Secret Communication With Russia

Trump tweets that "it is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies" from what he calls the "FakeNews media". Following a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, M...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Questions Arise Over Fox News Sole Anonymous Source Exonerating Jared Kushner

President Donald Trump's top counselor, Kellyanne Conway , on Tuesday dismissed the importance of recent reports that senior adviser Jared Kushner attempted to create a secret line of communications with...More..

Abbott: Still time to avoid a special session of the Legislature
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Abbott: Still time to avoid a special session of the Legislature

Flanked by almost two dozen of the state's 31 senators - most Republicans and Democrats - Patrick blasted Straus' poor leadership and that of House leaders. The House amendment author, Republican state Rep. Tha...More..

Can A New Tax Pay For Universal Health Care In California?
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Can A New Tax Pay For Universal Health Care In California?

Proponents acknowledge that their bill is not ready to implement and they're not sure how the $400 billion proposal would be funded. The California legislation is important for two reasons: The state includ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord

Trump claims the Paris accord is hampering job creation in the United States , mainly in consideration of the coal, steel and other industries. "But this seems to be taking us in the wrong direction". "He m...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'

On May 25, the 4th Circuit US Court of Appeals in Virginia ruled Trump's executive order is likely unconstitutional because of religious discrimination. Having so far failed to persuade judges to allo...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

For First Time In 4 Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown

President Trump wrote the word " covfefe " in a Twitter typo late Tuesday night, causing a media firestorm . He had the most swagger of the finalists, at one point spelling the word "Mogollon" as soon as he ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Putin compares America blaming Russian Federation to 'anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews'

Speaking at Russia's flagship St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Putin said the hacking accusations were no more than "harmful gossip" and any evidence cited by USA intelligence could e...More..

Afghans Angered by Lack of Security Clash With Police; 4 Dead
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Afghans Angered by Lack of Security Clash With Police; 4 Dead

Hassan Shah Frogh said some of the protesters Friday were carrying guns. There were conflicting reports on the number of people killed in Friday's protest. The United Nations and a host of worldwide allies ...More..

Recent internet attacks in which Russians suspected
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Recent internet attacks in which Russians suspected

Putin said that US intelligence, which concluded Moscow was behind the election meddling in hopes of helping President Donald Trump win, "invented" evidence that pointed to Russian Federation. But we know ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Turkey faults 'aggressive' USA authorities for violent DC clash

The U.S. State Department blamed the attack on Turkish security and condemned the violence as an attack on free speech, according to the New York Times . President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to fight Turkey's en...More..

U.S. evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

U.S. evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

USCM Energy Chair New Bedford (MA) Mayor Jon Mitchell added: "The solutions to climate change present economic opportunities in clean energy, efficient technology, and low-carbon products and services, all of...More..

DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russian Federation probe
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russian Federation probe

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats refused on Tuesday to say whether he rejected a request from President Donald Trump to deny evidence of collusion between the president's associates and Russian...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Explosion at Didion Milling leaves 1 dead, 2 missing

At least one person is dead and dozens are injured after an explosion ripped through a corn milling plant in central Wisconsin late Wednesday, authorities said. Dozens of area police, fire and rescue agencies -...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump 'Very Close' To Naming New FBI Director

Coast Guard Academy graduates in CT. Those were two of the four names the White House said Mr. Trump was considering to replace James B, Comey , who was sacked last week . Lieberman, a graduate of Yale and ...More..

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

If he had ordered an investigation, it is "highly likely Spanier could have spared some if not all of the victims who were molested by Sandusky", Shapiro said. is beyond me", Boccabella said. Prosecutors say ...More..

Ex-president of Penn State going to jail in sex abuse case
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Ex-president of Penn State going to jail in sex abuse case

In addition, Schultz, the former university vice president, could serve a minimum of two months in jail and a maximum of 23 months; and Curley, the former university athletic director, could serve a minimum of ...More..

Trump touches orb in Saudi, lights up internet
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump touches orb in Saudi, lights up internet

Trump - never known for sticking to the script in prepared speeches - went instead with describing the need to confront "the crisis of Islamic extremism, and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds". ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after USA pulls out

She said China has benefited from green transformation and will stick to its Paris pledges . Anderson Cooper opened his show tonight by wondering why the White House can't just give a straight answ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Republicans Believe God Will Take Care of Climate

The United States was one of 195 nations to sign the agreement, which also called on America to commit $3 billion in aid to other nations by 2020 and cut emissions by up to 28% by 2025. If they don't act, t...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump Paris pullout a new hurdle for Tillerson's diplomacy

Both, however, were already well on their way to cutting greenhouse gas emissions before Trump even became president, and it's unclear just how much difference their re-energized vows will make for the world'...More..

Former Penn State president gets jail time in Paterno scandal
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Former Penn State president gets jail time in Paterno scandal

Also sentenced on Friday in the coverup was former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and Gary Schultz , a former university vice president. He will serve two months in jail, followed by house arrest an...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to 'sexting' minor, says he has 'a sickness'

On Friday, Abedin filed for divorce from Anthony Weiner , bane of our democratic institutions, on the very same morning that Weiner pleaded guilty to sexting with a minor , a felony offense. Weiner will ...More..

Doctor in Trump Hotel case released but due back in court
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Doctor in Trump Hotel case released but due back in court

Moles must also stay out of Washington , except for court appearances and legal appointments, and he can not go near the White House or the Trump International Hotel when he is in town, the judge ordered. ...More..

White Supremacist Accused In Portland, Ore., Train Killings Set To Be Arraigned
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

White Supremacist Accused In Portland, Ore., Train Killings Set To Be Arraigned

One of the victims in Friday's Portland hate speech stabbing had Juneau ties. You've got no safe place! On April 29, Christian participated in a right-wing "March for Free Speech" on 82nd Avenue in Montav...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Russians have potentially 'derogatory' information on Trump

The ultimate alpha male president, who is definitely in no way a puppet of Russia , may have been vulnerable to potentially "derogatory" information at the hands of the Russians during the campaign. "I have to...More..

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' after Trump's snub
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' after Trump's snub

We're just getting left out. "Mayors, governors, and business leaders from both political parties are signing [on to] a statement of support that we will submit to the U.N.", Bloomberg said, "and together, ...More..

Contradictions add up during Trump's Saudi visit
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Contradictions add up during Trump's Saudi visit

Obama called for understanding and acknowledged some of America's missteps in the region. Trump's vagueness on one of the region's central issues did little to dampen the enthusiasm surrounding his visit, par...More..

Australian tourist killed in San Francisco
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Australian tourist killed in San Francisco

San Francisco Police spokeswoman Officer Giselle Talkoff said several suspects were detained after the fight and investigators were determining their possible involvement. The killing occurred at or near Da V...More..

Pence: Trump's withdrawal from climate pact 'refreshing'
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Pence: Trump's withdrawal from climate pact 'refreshing'

Mr Trump sparked dismay and anger among world leaders by withdrawing from the agreement to cut greenhouse gases . Trump has long criticized the Paris deal, promising to "cancel" it on the campaign trail,...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Hillary Clinton takes jab at President Trump on Twitter

One former Clinton adviser who has been in touch with her since Election Day was blunt in their assessment of Clinton's recent venting about the circumstances surrounding her defeat. There's also the fact - as ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement: 'Don't worry, be happy'

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Modi emphasised that the world should move beyond the "good terrorism , bad terrorism" debate and block funding, weapons and communication modes of terrorist...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Texas Lawmakers Advance Restrictions on Trans Public School Kids

Reps tacked an amendment requiring that public schools ban transgender kids from using multi-occupancy restrooms of their choice onto another public school bill, one that requires schools to draw up plans for d...More..