Almost half disapprove of Trump's decision to fire Comey

He now co-chairs the caucus in the Senate with Democrat Mark Warner. "And that's what we want for the Federal Bureau of Investigation". The New York Times said Comey has told associates he declined to make a pledge of loyalty to Trump when the pres... More..

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Hasan Minhaj roasts Donald Trump in hilarious monologue
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Hasan Minhaj roasts Donald Trump in hilarious monologue

I don't think I penetrate him at all". Trump's speech covered his usual talking points, calling for the wall between the US and Mexico, taking digs at the media, and bringing back coal and energy jobs to the ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Judge finds probable cause to charge Amtrak engineer in fatal derailment

Bostian faces eight counts of involuntary manslaughter , one count of causing or risking a catastrophe, "and numerous counts of reckless endangerment", Shapiro said in a brief statement. The judge ruled that c...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korea Tests Missile Days After South Korea Got A New President

A South Korean military official said the missile traveled around 700 km, or just over 430 miles. Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada was quoted by broadcaster NHK as saying the missile may be a new type of ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

NHS Cyber Attack: Northumbria and York hospitals affected

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who exposed the broad scope of NSA surveillance in 2013, tweeted, "If @NSAGov had privately disclosed the flaw used to attack hospitals when they *found* it, not when they lost...More..

LDS Church ends participation in Varsity, Venturing Boy Scout programs
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

LDS Church ends participation in Varsity, Venturing Boy Scout programs

The programs, Venturing and Varsity, will not be a part of the church activities starting in 2018. Most of the summer camps run by the Grand Teton Council should be unaffected, Farrer said, because they prim...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump tasks new commission to examine election fraud

Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach are reported to be Chair and Vice Chair. During the White House press briefing on Thursday, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sand...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

'Flynn was compromised by Russia'

The White House later fired Flynn for misleading Vice President Mike Pence and other Trump administration officials. Yates was sacked for that decision. Without elaborating on how she learned the information, s...More..

Trump tapes? If they exist, they could spell trouble
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump tapes? If they exist, they could spell trouble

But very well known, highly respected, really talented people. The 49-year-old Mr McCabe, a career FBI agent, has taken part in a number of high-profile investigations, including probes into the Boston Marath...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Pope says doubts Medjugorje apparitions are authentic

As for her reasons for leaving the commission, Pope Francis said, "she is a little bit right because there are so many cases that are delayed". Trump will call on Francis midway through his first foreign trip...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

ACLU Promises Litigation on Today's Trump Executive Order

Several religious leaders who supported Trump praised the order as a first step in what would be a lengthy, hard process of reworking a web of regulations that many religious conservatives consider unfair. The ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

In the Thursday interview, Trump said he supported an investigation into Russia's meddling of the election, saying, "If Russia or anyone else is trying to interfere with our elections, I think it's a disgusting...More..

Will the Senate GOP End Obamacare or Stop the Train?
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Will the Senate GOP End Obamacare or Stop the Train?

After the release of the CBO report, several moderate House Republicans announced opposition to the bill because of the increase in Americans without health care coverage. The Senate's healthcare working group ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump On Spicer's Future: 'He's Been There From The Beginning'

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said the White House needed to "clear the air" about whether tapes existed. The choice of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director seen as independent from the White ...More..

No class: Students shout down Betsy DeVos' graduation speech
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

No class: Students shout down Betsy DeVos' graduation speech

School choice seems to be the crux of the problem most students have with Ms DeVos. According to the Washington Post , the students had started booing first when Jackson introduced White House aide and form...More..

Arkansas deputy, 2 others killed in domestic-related incident
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Arkansas deputy, 2 others killed in domestic-related incident

West spoke with the prosecuting attorney Friday morning and settled on the May 25 date, though it's subject to change in the coming days, he said. The names and ages of the remaining two victims have not been r...More..

Environmentalists celebrate surprise victory as Senate upholds Obama-era methane rule
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Environmentalists celebrate surprise victory as Senate upholds Obama-era methane rule

John McCain, R-Ariz., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., voted no on the motion to proceed in repealing the methane restriction rule, bringing the "nay" tally to 51 . After the vote, the Ame...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Donald Trump ready to make 'fast decision' on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

He insisted this week that he fired Comey over his performance, not because of the investigation, but the timing of the dismissal and his comments afterward have raised alarms with his critics. "James Comey bet...More..

AG Sessions Pledges Redoubled War on Drugs
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

AG Sessions Pledges Redoubled War on Drugs

The AG said his maneuver is simply an attempt to return to a DOJ policy mandated by Congress. "If you are drug trafficker, we will not look the other way, we will not be willfully blind to your misconduct", Ses...More..

U.S. bishops' committee chairman: Fix flaws in American Health Care Act
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

U.S. bishops' committee chairman: Fix flaws in American Health Care Act

Democrats are convinced the GOP repeal bill jeopardizes the Republican monopoly in Washington, starting with majority control of the House, and the party's advantages in statehouses from Nevada to New Hampshire...More..