Consider President Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer

Monday was another one of those days: a day in which the president of the United States woke up, grabbed his phone, and began to tweet out whatever was on his mind while he, it seems, watched television. Are the president's tweets important? "Hav... More..

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May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

He will also maintain a distance from the United States on foreign policy and will be less hostile to countries such as Russian Federation and Iran.There is also a possibility of a hung parliament where no on...More..

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Comey testimony enough to spark obstruction case against Trump, Watergate lawyer says

But the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director also admitted he wasn't very fearless when, he alleges, the President asked him to ease off the probe into Michael Flynn , Mr Trump's former national s...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Donald Trump claims he has been 'totally vindicated' by James Comey's testimony

The prospect of Trump tapes has conjured up memories of Richard Nixon, the disgraced former president who resigned in 1974. In his testimony , Mr Comey jumped to the heart of the political controversy arou...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump on healthcare, infrastructure: 'The Democrats are really in our way'

Standing on the banks of the Ohio River, President Trump pledged Wednesday to rebuild America's waterway transportation system and took a swipe at Democrats for failing to support his efforts. Referencing his...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Woman accused of leak ordered to remain jailed pending trial

Federal prosecutors declined to comment on the case. A judge has ruled that a woman charged with leaking secrets to a reporter will remain jailed until her trial after prosecutors argued that she might posses...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump again touts infrastructure plan during campaign-style speech

And David, why did the president speak there on the river front? "To achieve our full economic strength", Trump said, "we must repeal and replace Obamacare", then went on to point out that yet another insu...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Donald Trump hits "leaker" James Comey after testimony, but is reportedly relieved

In that testimony, Comey said that Trump demanded his "loyalty" and directly pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation by declaring publicly the president was not a target of the FBI probe into his ...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

North Carolina and Virginia senators find bipartisanship is key for Comey hearing

Michael Rogers appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2017 . Rogers and Coats stated that they felt it would n...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Climate decision could accelerate damage to Trump properties

In a poll from ABC News on June 5, 59 percent of Americans opposed the withdrawal from the Paris Agreement , while 28 percent were in support of it. Since Trump's decision , 257 mayors across the countr...More..

Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

The projectiles were fired from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan and likely flew about 200 kilometers (about 125 miles) while reaching a maximum altitude of about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles), South...More..

Woman distracted by phone falls over basement access doors
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Woman distracted by phone falls over basement access doors

Right before she gets to the open door she looks at her phone and flips head first into the basement, about six feet below. Paramedics and a fire crew lifted her from the basement and took her in an ambulance...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

(1.20pm) British election results: seats so far by party

Other prominent departures from the House of Commons included former deputy prime minister and ex-Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, who lost Sheffield Hallam to Labour after 12 years, and the Scottish Natio...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Donald Trump hits back at James Comey after scathing testimony

Mr. Trump has challenged these conversations reported in the media, tweeting "better hope there are no tapes". Just because Trump wasn't a target when he talked to Comey doesn't mean he's in the clear now, ...More..

The Oregon Ducks women begin quest for a NCAA outdoor track championship
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

The Oregon Ducks women begin quest for a NCAA outdoor track championship

The semifinals for the 3,000 meter steeplechase, which Cashin is competing in, will take place on Thursday at 8 p.m. and will air on ESPN2. After finishing in 11.29 and 11.26 seconds, respectively, both had to ...More..

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

In a statement to The Associated Press, the legislature's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt quipped: "I thought surrealism was a Belgian invention". "But whether the other side can even begin remains to be ...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool

Trump voters also have a bone to pick with the president himself. The biggest group of people to believe Trump is tweeting too much is the Democrats - no big surprise - with 82 percent agreeing with that stat...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said Monday in an interview with the U.K.'s Channel 4 News he thinks Trump should cancel his visit across the pond. She told The Sun that the President's comments about Khan w...More..

Astros score 5 in 9th to top Royals 6-1
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Astros score 5 in 9th to top Royals 6-1

Jason Hammel sent Aoki home with a balk. "He's going on the DL for a minimum of 10 days", Astros manager A.J. Hinch said. I couldn't put them away with my slider. "Those suckers were good". The hard right ca...More..

Trump to evangelicals: We're 'under siege,' will be stronger
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Trump to evangelicals: We're 'under siege,' will be stronger

On June 8, Trump addressed the Faith and Freedom Coalition's annual conference in Washington, D.C. The president pledged to enforce policies popular among evangelical voters. Senate Republicans are working on t...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

White House on Sessions: Trump 'has confidence in all of his Cabinet'

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions "at one point recently" offered to resign because his relationship with President Trump had grown so tense, according to reports from ABC News and multiple other news outle...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Sessions recused from Russian Federation probe only over campaign role:DOJ

The President's frustrations returned after the deputy attorney general - acting on Sessions' behalf - named a special counsel to oversee that investigation. According to ABC News , US Attorney General Jeff Se...More..

NSA contractor wanted to 'burn the White House down': Prosecutors
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

NSA contractor wanted to 'burn the White House down': Prosecutors

The revelation came to light when victor appeared in court Thursday to plead not guilty to one charge of removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet. Winner's attorne...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Ghost Ship tenants arrested on 36 counts of manslaughter

Derick Almena, who leased the building from the owner, and Max Harris , a tenant, were charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter . "We continue to mourn the loss of 36 young and vibrant men and w...More..

30th anniversary event supports Special Olympics athletes
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

30th anniversary event supports Special Olympics athletes

Each ran different distances along the 20-mile leg from North Branford to Hartford during the three-day event. The entire Middletown SWAT team, including one who ran with his young daughter, took part in Th...More..

AAC announces 2018 conference pairings
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

AAC announces 2018 conference pairings

The American Athletic Conference released its men's basketball pairings for the 2017-18 season Thursday, and the University of Tulsa will play last year's top four finishers in the league only once. Five teams ...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

President Trump's Lawyer: Comey's Now Admitted He's "One of These Leakers"

Alluding to the Oval Office meeting where Comey says Trump asked him to pull back the Flynn probe, Feinstein asked: "Why didn't you stop and say, "Mr. Comey said he found Trump's comments to him about the ...More..

Comey made a 'fool' of himself at Senate testimony, says FBI's Kallstrom
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Comey made a 'fool' of himself at Senate testimony, says FBI's Kallstrom

Donald Trump Jr. took particular aim at Comey's claim that by saying, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go", the president was effectively directing the FBI director to close the investiga...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

All of Trump's Tweets Are Now Official Documents

WASHINGTON-A majority of voters believe that President Donald Trump is tweeting too much, according to a Morning Consult/POLITICO poll released Wednesday. Another 48 percent say his tweets hurt GOP lawmaker...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

U.S. health chief 'in a receiving mode' on health bill ideas

Crafting a bill that can pass the Senate, however, will be more hard and could meet significant delays, in our opinion. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming, a member of the Republican leadership team, sai...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

US House Passes Republican Bill of Dodd-Frank Replacement

Democrats say it would end protections put in place after the 2008-9 financial crisis, intimidate regulators by removing their financial independence, and effectively kill a dozen bipartisan provisions by putti...More..

White House says Trump 'absolutely' has confidence in Sessions
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

White House says Trump 'absolutely' has confidence in Sessions

But does Trump have confidence in him? The source close to the President said that Trump understands that dismissing Sessions would set off another political firestorm. Political and legal advisers inside t...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers largely avoid commenting on substance of Comey's testimony

Comey testified Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Mark Warner, leading Democrat on the committee. If every hearing on Capitol Hill was as impressive, Congress would see its approval ratings ...More..

Stolen Backhoe Tears Up ATM in Failed Theft Attempt
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Stolen Backhoe Tears Up ATM in Failed Theft Attempt

The suspect was ultimately unsuccessful in getting any money, but did cause around US$10,000 (NZ$13,800) in damage to the machine. The incident took place on June 1 and was caught on surveillance video . Det...More..

by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Comey testimony: Collusion confusion

Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggesting that Mr. Comey 'let Flynn go'". Also read: Here are the key takeaways from Comey's testimony . The contradiction in Kasowitz's statement was also app...More..