Trump defends 'travel ban' after appeal to Supreme Court

The lawyer for the challengers in the Ninth Circuit pointed to Trump " s tweets as evidence that the ban is discriminatory. The issue before the top court is whether the travel curbs violate the US Constitution's ban on religious discrimination. More..

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Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for FBI job

According to written testimony posted on the Senate Intelligence Committee's website on Wednesday, Comey said Trump told him during a one-on-one February 14 conversation that former national security ad...More..

United States intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

United States intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other top government officials to leave the Oval Office on February 14 before urging Comey to drop the investigation of Flynn. Bush. Mr. Trump has referred to th...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

There is practically nothing which defines Trump's presidency more than Trump on Twitter, which has been an open route into whatever is on his mind. Sebastian Gorka , a deputy assistant and a national securi...More..

Lawmakers ponder overriding governor on taxes in GOP Kansas
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Lawmakers ponder overriding governor on taxes in GOP Kansas

Sam Brownback , a Republican . It was the second time this session the governor sought to block legislation that would unravel 2012 tax changes and raise revenue through a three-bracket income tax structure....More..

US Senate panel requests Trump campaign documents
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

US Senate panel requests Trump campaign documents

Nevertheless, he said, "It should be clear to everyone that Russian Federation interfered in our 2016 presidential election process". The Senate intelligence committee also has issued subpoenas to Flynn to ...More..

Fla. lawmakers announce medical marijuana deal
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Fla. lawmakers announce medical marijuana deal

Senate leaders had argued that allowing a proliferation of retail outlets would give Florida's seven state-sanctioned medical marijuana operators an unfair advantage over potential competitors seeking to ente...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

How news networks plan to cover Comey's testimony

In addition there are multiple committees in the Senate and House of Representatives investigating various aspects of Russian election meddling. As you probably recall , Trump has said , in the text of the ...More..

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

On social media, victor mostly shared glimpses into her life far removed from politics - such as watching Doctor Who with her cat and serving her family a vegetarian meal of barbecued jackfruit. She had top s...More..

Investigation Continues Into Deadly Wilmington Police Shooting
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Investigation Continues Into Deadly Wilmington Police Shooting

Authorities believed he was the suspect and that's when the officer-involved shooting happened. A man is dead and a police officer is recovering after a shooting in Wilmington. In the preliminary investigatio...More..

Senate Goal: June Vote to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Senate Goal: June Vote to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Yet some divisions emerged on Tuesday, as conservatives continue to be wary of refundable tax credits for people who buy insurance on their own, arguing they replace one entitlement with another, even as centri...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

North Korea Lays Into 'Ignorant' US Over Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Exit

Trump thinks that the budget allotted for climate change could be used for something else. On Thursday June 1st, Elon Musk made good on his threat to bail as one of White House's top tech advisers, after ...More..

Army vows cooperation with Afghanistan in wake of Kabul attack
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Army vows cooperation with Afghanistan in wake of Kabul attack

Delegates attend a gathering of 23 nations, the European Union, U.N. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meant to discuss security and political issues in the country, at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Af...More..

Reality Leigh Winner, an anti-Trump alert launcher betrayed by a printer
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Reality Leigh Winner, an anti-Trump alert launcher betrayed by a printer

According to Errata Security , a security research blog, victor may have been tracked down due to almost invisible yellow dots that appear on printed pages. Victor spent much of that six year career as an air ...More..

Iran vows to retaliate amid deadly terror attacks on Tehran
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Iran vows to retaliate amid deadly terror attacks on Tehran

An Associated Press reporter saw several police snipers on the roofs of nearby buildings. Khomeini, who died in 1989, is a towering figure in Iran who led the 1979 Islamic revolution that toppled the Western-ba...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

At King & Spalding, the Yale Law School graduate chairs a unit specializing in white collar criminal and regulatory enforcement issues, civil litigation and internal corporate investigations, according to the l...More..

Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions

Comey states that he considered Trump's request on Flynn "very concerning, given the FBI's role as an independent investigative agency" but chose to keep it "very closely held". Lawmakers on the panel said th...More..

Had The Biggest Rise In US Drug Overdose Deaths Ever
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Had The Biggest Rise In US Drug Overdose Deaths Ever

Rosenthal in a statement emailed to Business Insider. There were 33,000 overdoses from heroin, fentanyl and other opioids in 2015. About 59,000 Americans died from such overdoses in 2016, according to pre...More..

Jeff Sessions reportedly suggested he resign amid growing rift with Trump
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Jeff Sessions reportedly suggested he resign amid growing rift with Trump

The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University in NY said in its letter that the blocking suppressed speech in a public forum protected by the Constitution. director James Comey , it is "increasi...More..

Killed in Attacks on Iran's Parliament, Khomeini Mausoleum
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Killed in Attacks on Iran's Parliament, Khomeini Mausoleum

The unusual attacks in Iran prompted the Interior Ministry to call for an urgent security meeting, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. At least one person was killed and eight were injured in a s...More..

Kansas Legislators Repudiate Governor by Overriding Tax Veto
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Kansas Legislators Repudiate Governor by Overriding Tax Veto

Kansas lawmakers are gearing up for an attempt to override Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a tax increase. Both Republican-led chambers of the Kansas legislature had already voted to end the state's failed tric...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Islamic State claims attacks on Iran parliament, shrine

Soon after the assault on parliament, another bomber detonated a suicide vest near the shrine of the Republic's revered founder, Ayatollah Khomeini , a few kilometers south of the city, Zolfaghari said, acco...More..

London attack: The missing faces
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

London attack: The missing faces

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for Saturday's attacks, the SITE intelligence group said Sunday. After the horrific terror attack on London on June 3 on the London Bridge when three terr...More..

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Just Nailed Down Trump's Climate Views
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Just Nailed Down Trump's Climate Views

The latter is now collecting donations to fund legal action against Trump and his policies on environment problems. "I think it undermines our nation's standing in the world and it threatens humanity's ability ...More..

Some Workers Returning To Didion Milling Complex After Explosion
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Some Workers Returning To Didion Milling Complex After Explosion

Didion employs approximately 227 workers in Cambria and at other facilities in nearby counties. The cause of the blast at the Didion Milling Plant in the community of about 770 people 47 miles northeast of ...More..

Andrea Constand Testifies Against Bill Cosby in Sexual-Assault Trial
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Andrea Constand Testifies Against Bill Cosby in Sexual-Assault Trial

The second day of the Bill Cosby sexual-assault trial took an important turn on Tuesday, when the complainant, Andrea Constand , took the stand to provide her account of the alleged assault that occurred 13...More..

Child found in Illinois garage may have been killed in 2013
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Child found in Illinois garage may have been killed in 2013

Las Vegas police shared the tip with Centreville police, who found the small decomposed body wrapped in two blankets inside the detached garage of a dilapidated and vacant home in the impoverished town of ab...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

Mattis said China's construction of bases and man-made islands in the South China Sea is problematic due to the "nature of its militarization, China's blatant disregard for global law and its contempt for o...More..

Paramountcy, stephanotis stump area students in national spelling bee
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Paramountcy, stephanotis stump area students in national spelling bee

By noon, 30 spellers were eliminated for misspelling the words given them, with about 20 more kids waiting their turns. The Cary resident is a veteran of the competition, tying for 39th place in the 2015 Scrip...More..

Islamic State claims attacks in Tehran
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Islamic State claims attacks in Tehran

Witnesses reported seeing several police snipers on the rooftops of buildings around the parliament, while attackers were said to be shooting from the fourth floor of the parliament down at people in the street...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

Roy , 18, was found near a compression pump that had filled the vehicle with carbon monoxide, in a Kmart parking lot in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. "Don't be scared. Instead, the court upheld the indictment for...More..

Lawmakers back to budget
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Lawmakers back to budget

The House of Delegates gathered briefly about 1 p.m. but took no particular action because so much remained undecided among the Democrats. Senators say the House wants to make unnecessary cuts when dollars are ...More..

Buh-bye, rain! New Orleans should be sunny for next few days
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Buh-bye, rain! New Orleans should be sunny for next few days

Mostly clear Wednesday night , with lows in the mid 50s (12 degrees Celsius). THURSDAY: Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures continue for Thursday, with a high temperature of 73 degrees, and spotty r...More..

Trump's Budget Hurts Women More Than Men, And No One Is Surprised
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Trump's Budget Hurts Women More Than Men, And No One Is Surprised

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, meanwhile, gave Republicans the unwelcome news that they may have to cast a dreaded vote on increasing the government's borrowing authority before they break for the August re...More..

Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russian Federation investigation
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russian Federation investigation

Comey reportedly made the admission to Sessions after Trump asked him to end the probe of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. His comments come as the Hill prepares for Comey's Thursday testimon...More..