I was going to fire Comey 'regardless,' he was a 'showboat'

The unconvincing defence of his actions Mr Comey has since offered, including in testimony to Congress on May 3rd, has only highlighted how misjudged they were. And in that vein, Mr Rosenstein's memo comprises a litany of criticism over Mr Comey's fa... More..

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Attorney General joins coalition to protect Medicaid recipients from abuse
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Attorney General joins coalition to protect Medicaid recipients from abuse

The rule change would allow Beshear's MFCU, along with other state's units, to handle the investigation and prosecution of Medicaid providers who provide their services in non-institutional settings. Hawaii Att...More..

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Acting FBI chief to face congressional panel amid Comey firing fallout

Comey had also asked the Department of Justice for more resources for the Russian Federation investigation. Vice President Mike Pence leaves the Senate chamber after a vote in the Capitol on May 10, 2017. "Th...More..

Lawmakers reach agreement on stalled VA accountability bill
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Lawmakers reach agreement on stalled VA accountability bill

The solution, they say, comes in the form of the Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act , which senators introduced with some bipartisan fanfare Thursday. It's created to increase acc...More..

Just 31% of Americans Support the House GOP Health Care Bill
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Just 31% of Americans Support the House GOP Health Care Bill

Pence made many trips up to Capitol Hill for meetings on the bill, while both moderate House Tuesday Group members and conservative Freedom Caucus members brought up their requirements for earning "yes" votes o...More..

Officer shot, two injured in shooting at OH nursing home
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Officer shot, two injured in shooting at OH nursing home

ABC6 reports that, although the nursing home is the location where the shooting was reported, it's not yet clear whether the tragedy unfolded inside the building. An active shooter at an OH nursing home has bee...More..

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Still no verdict for Florida ex-congresswoman's fraud trial

Olshan told jurors the real victims are the worthy kids who could have gotten scholarships. Following about 11 hours of deliberations after the jury was reconfigured Wednesday morning, Judge Timothy Corrigan ...More..

Super soaker storm to dump up to 2 inches of rain Saturday
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Super soaker storm to dump up to 2 inches of rain Saturday

Friday will be similar to the past several days with clouds and some spells of sunshine. There won't be any showers, however. We should be able to find at least some peeks of blue sky and sun early Saturday ....More..

May Day Protesters Focus on Trump's Anti-Immigrant Policies
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

May Day Protesters Focus on Trump's Anti-Immigrant Policies

A May Day gathering grew unruly in Portland, Oregon, where a group of black-clad protesters roamed downtown streets in the late afternoon, setting fires, breaking storefront windows, throwing projectiles and va...More..

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Arctic Council Allies Urge US to Remain Committed to Climate Change Pact

Tillerson's words and actions averted a scenario that many observers feared might emerge from the Arctic Council meeting - the US announcing its withdrawal from Paris. "The biggest thing we are really pushing i...More..

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Here's why Trump fired James Comey

Ultimately, the White House will face more criticism and backlash on matters of process than about the long-overdue firing itself. But Trump changed his tune Thursday, when talking to Holt. Mr Comey addre...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Sacked FBI chief will 'miss the mission deeply'

Let me tell you. Burr said Comey's firing could complicate his investigation. "He made a recommendation , he's highly respected, very good guy, very smart guy, the Democrats like him, the Republicans like hi...More..

Harvard grads organize separate commencement for black students
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Harvard grads organize separate commencement for black students

Though black students have held separate graduations at predominantly white institutions before, Black Commencement 2017 will be Harvard's first university-wide graduation ceremony honoring students of the Afri...More..

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Jury resumes work in former congresswoman's fraud trial

Simmons explained in his testimony that Brown would frequently order him too take cash and checks from the charity's account. The representative's attorney indicated that he would file a motion for a new tria...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Ex-congresswoman guilty of taking money from sham charity

Brown watched the judge read each verdict in a silent courtroom with no visible reaction. Brown, who served in the lower chamber from January 1993 - Jan. Meanwhile, they said, the charity gave out just one sc...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Mormon Church Backing Away From Boy Scouts of America

It will shrink. Since more than 95 percent of the state's Scouts are in Mormon units, Utah's three Scout councils can expect to see fewer older LDS boys in their ranks. It said the BSA's Varsity and Venturin...More..

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Another Confederate monument being removed in New Orleans

The paper reports that parents of students at a school located near the statue received a robocall about the removal, citing New Orleans Police Department as the source of the information. About 50 protesters...More..

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Trump rolls back offshore drilling restrictions

US oil production has boomed in recent years, primarily because of improved drilling techniques such as fracking that have opened up production in areas previously out of reach of drillers. The executive order ...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

White House Postpones Another Climate Change Meeting

Climate experts worry such a move would throw the agreement into chaos. Ivanka Trump has said she'll focus partially on climate change in her White House role, and helped set up a meeting during the trans...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine

The media hype was further exacerbated by the fact that less than a day prior to this meet-up, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who was conducting an investigation into alleged Russian involvement into the...More..