Trump hammers US need for better infrastructure

In the immediate aftermath of the recent London terror attack, Trump used the platform to pick a fight with London Mayor Sadiq Khan while also posting support for the United Kingdom after the attack. "So they're considered official statements b... More..

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Andrew Cuomo moves to protect Obamacare in NY
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Andrew Cuomo moves to protect Obamacare in NY

Unlike about two dozen states, Tennessee never expanded its Medicaid program under Obamacare. Under an amendment added to secure passage of the bill , states will be permitted to request waivers that would o...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

What We Learned From Former FBI Director James Comey 49:00 Download

Under intense questioning, the man of the moment ticked off a long list of questionable Trump actions, including a tweet that warned Comey had better hope there were no "tapes" made of their conversations. ...More..

Alabama executes man for '94 killing of fast-food workers
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Alabama executes man for '94 killing of fast-food workers

Robert Melson, 46, was pronounced dead at 10:27 p.m. CDT Thursday at a southwest Alabama prison, authorities said. Alabama is preparing to execute inmate Robert Bryant Melson for the shooting deaths of th...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

U.S. intelligence chief 'never been asked to act illegally'

Comey's decision to go public came in the days after his May 9 sacking by Trump amid rising tensions over the FBI's probe into Russia's attempt to influence the outcome of the 2016 election. Trump then reported...More..

Greitens at odds with St. Louis over local abortion policy
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Greitens at odds with St. Louis over local abortion policy

Greitens won the Governor's race having made a strong commitment to pro-life initiatives and now, he's working to deliver on those promises. So, we're out here to protect pregnancy care centers", Greitens said....More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Britain's Corbyn calls for Theresa May to quit after election losses

An exit poll following Britain's general election on Thursday suggested the country could be heading for a "hung parliament" , in which no party has an overall majority. The exit poll - which must be treated...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump attorney disputes Comey, says Trump was not under investigation

Comey also said he'd taken careful notes of his meetings because he anxious the president might misrepresent them. "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an e...More..

London Mayor Khan suggests calling off Trump state visit to Britain
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

London Mayor Khan suggests calling off Trump state visit to Britain

Asked if Trump was wrong about his assessment of the London Mayor , the Prime Minister told reporters: "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job". ...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'

Risch, citing Comey's written testimony, attempted to get Comey to say he was never "directed" by Trump to drop his investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn . "You fought hard for me a...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Arab powers add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists

The Financial Times also reports that Qatar is said to have paid a massive ransom after members of the royal family were kidnapped, also contributing to the crisis. US President Donald Trump , who had initi...More..

USA doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

USA doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley

The poll also finds that 32 percent of respondents think the president's decision to pull out of the deal will help the country's economy. The mayor of Pittsburgh was not amused. All of these states, with...More..

United States contractor arrested after leak of Russian Federation hacking report
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

United States contractor arrested after leak of Russian Federation hacking report

In May, Winner is accused of printing and improperly removing classified intelligence documents, which contained secret national defense information from the NSA, and mailing it to The Intercept . What we do...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Alleged victim's mother: Cosby said he was a 'sick man'

The 44-year-old testified on Tuesday that she saw Cosby as a "mentor", and considered him "somewhat of an older figure". "She viewed him like a father", she said. Breaking down in tears, she told the courtroo...More..

Wall Street Rises As Comey Testimony Springs No Surprise
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Wall Street Rises As Comey Testimony Springs No Surprise

Cotton started his roughly eight-minute questioning session by asking Comey if he believed Trump colluded with Russian Federation. "I took it as a direction", which he didn't follow, Comey said. "I know I...More..

SC Rep. Trey Gowdy tapped for House oversight chairman
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

SC Rep. Trey Gowdy tapped for House oversight chairman

Gowdy previously chaired a special committee to investigate the 2012 terror attack on the USA diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. "I'm grateful to the Steering Committee and Conference as a whole for the ...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

New Twitter Bot Translates Donald Trump's Tweets Into 'Official' White House Statements

That was true even before he became president of the United States, and it is even more remarkable now that those fingers that tap out sloppy and provocative 140-character tweets have enormous real-life power. ...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Comey: 'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes'

A person close to Trump's legal team said that the President "disputes ever saying that he wanted Comey's loyalty or to drop the case against Michael Flynn". "I hope you can let this go". "Those were lies, plai...More..

Kathy Griffin Ruined Her Own Career by Denouncing Jesus
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Kathy Griffin Ruined Her Own Career by Denouncing Jesus

The email sought donations to fight what it called "the left's blatant disrespect". It seems this is why her controversial photo has been deemed so serious: other threats simply don't receive the same amount of...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump is losing his most loyal supporters

Requests for comment from the White House weren't immediately returned. Respondents who identified themselves as Republicans were further divided over whether they believe Trump's Twitter use has little impac...More..

In exiting Paris accord, President Trump squanders time, degrees
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

In exiting Paris accord, President Trump squanders time, degrees

The Paris accord's significance lies in the fact that nearly every country in the world, including China and the USA - the world's two largest carbon emitters - has joined the pact. Meanwhile Jake Novak waxes l...More..

Gergen: Kushner should take 'leave of absence'
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Gergen: Kushner should take 'leave of absence'

Short, senior assistant to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , said, ".the question is not if that move happens, but only when. Gergen, who served under four Presidents, described the complexity of w...More..

Twitter hilariously edits Comey's prepared statement released ahead of Senate intelligence hearing
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Twitter hilariously edits Comey's prepared statement released ahead of Senate intelligence hearing

He added that the president asked him whether he wanted to stay on as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, which he thought was unusual since Trump had told him in earlier conversations that he wanted Come...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

"I do not support a livable wage" — Georgia Republican candidate

The race between the Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff has garnered national attention as they fight for the congressional seat left vacant by now-HHS Secretary Tom Price . Voters in Arizona,...More..

Buckeyes, Thad Matta parting ways after 13 seasons
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Buckeyes, Thad Matta parting ways after 13 seasons

Earlier Wednesday, a source told CBS Sports that Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg was a serious candidate at Ohio State. Matta coached the Buckeyes from 2005 to 2017 and took them to two Final Fours. "But I...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Illinois House Blocks Arrest Of Illegal Immigrants, Makes Voter Registration Automatic

Speaker Madigan told media on Wednesday that the democratic record has shown they responded to Rauner's request to have "meaningful reform" for a budget with a tax hike and that they will be doing that, "thro...More..

Prosecution case nears end in Castile trial
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Prosecution case nears end in Castile trial

Castile was some kind of threat", he said. Castile was not threatening from what he could hear of their conversation, Kauser testified Tuesday in the manslaughter trial of Yanez, his longtime friend. Authorit...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump pushes public works agenda, health care on Ohio visit

Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) said on the call. He spoke before a crowd at Rivertowne Marina . Several hundred people - some of them members of the marina, others business people and labor leaders - crowded into a sm...More..

James Comey: Trump administration 'defamed' me and Federal Bureau of Investigation with 'lies'
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

James Comey: Trump administration 'defamed' me and Federal Bureau of Investigation with 'lies'

Trump Jr. also asked whether it was "a joke" that Comey asked a friend to share a memo about his conversation with the president. In that testimony he had already disclosed that President Trump demanded...More..

Will Trump Tweet During Comey's Hearing? He's Done It Before
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Will Trump Tweet During Comey's Hearing? He's Done It Before

Trump's request that Comey "lift the cloud" of the Russian Federation investigations in calls on March 30 and April 11, as Comey described in a statement released Wednesday, appeared to be an influence to c...More..

Vehicle in Derek Fisher DUI crash registered to Matt Barnes
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Vehicle in Derek Fisher DUI crash registered to Matt Barnes

Both Fisher and Govan walked away from the crash uninjured, but Fisher was later arrested for DUI and the vehicle was totalled. Derek Fisher really outdid himself this time. The crash happened shortly after...More..

James Comey's Opening Remarks: It's All About Him
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

James Comey's Opening Remarks: It's All About Him

This is not fake news . Former FBI Director James Comey arrives to testify on Capitol Hill. But it was a Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein why he believes he as fired, Comey said he couldn't know for sure. R...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Pruitt blows smoke over coal jobs and climate

The truth is that pulling out of global and domestic action on climate change won't save coal, but it will help a small number of rich CEOs milk the industry just a little longer - at the cost of the planet. ...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Most Americans Don't Think Trump's 'Travel Ban' Is Anti-Muslim

Critics of President Donald Trump's stalled travel ban say he may have undercut the government's defense of the measure when he bashed the Justice Department for asking the Supreme Court to review a "watered-...More..

U.S. remains committed to Asia-Pacific, says Defence Secretary James Mattis
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

U.S. remains committed to Asia-Pacific, says Defence Secretary James Mattis

The defense secretary added: "We oppose countries militarizing artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims unsupported by worldwide law". He said the U.S. will work closely with China "where we s...More..