US democracy 'under assault' from Trump and Russia, former intelligence director says

Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked Clapper how it could be that the FBI was investigating whether there was collusion, but, at the same time, signed off on an assessment that said there was no evidence of it. Clapper said he was "concerned" with Trump's f... More..

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Donald Trump 'shared secret information about IS with Russian officials'
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Donald Trump 'shared secret information about IS with Russian officials'

The intelligence, shared at a meeting last week with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, was supplied by a USA ally in the fight against the militant group, both offici...More..

James Clapper: Our Institutions 'Are Under Assault' Both Externally and Internally
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

James Clapper: Our Institutions 'Are Under Assault' Both Externally and Internally

Again, a threat to our system of checks and balances". Comey earlier declined an invitation this week to testify in a closed hearing. When asked if he meant if those institutions were "under assault" internal...More..

McAuliffe aims to regulate power plant emissions
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

McAuliffe aims to regulate power plant emissions

Environmental groups, who were some of the largest contributors to his 2013 campaign, also cheered the governor's move, which comes less than two months after President Donald Trump signed an executive order di...More..

$1M should have gone to taxpayers, not DNC bonuses, governor says
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

$1M should have gone to taxpayers, not DNC bonuses, governor says

The report shows that the Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the DNC received roughly $1 million in bonus checks, a source of tension since much of the largest donation received by the DNC- $10 million - cons...More..

National Security Advisor: Trump's Conversation With Russians Was 'Wholly Appropriate'
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

National Security Advisor: Trump's Conversation With Russians Was 'Wholly Appropriate'

McMaster, in a White House briefing, said: "In the context of that discussion, what the president discussed with the foreign minister was wholly appropriate to that conversation and is consistent with the routi...More..

Man holding human head stabs Oregon grocery store employee
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Man holding human head stabs Oregon grocery store employee

Workers at the Thriftway market in Estacada managed to stop the attack by tackling the man, pinning him until law enforcement arrived, according to television station KGW in Portland, Oregon . I waited all...More..

Sean Spicer fails to deny that Trump is recording White House conversations
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sean Spicer fails to deny that Trump is recording White House conversations

An FBI chief is appointed for a 10-year term but can be dismissed by the president. On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he star...More..

Police chief shot in upstate NY; suspect barricaded, cops say
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Police chief shot in upstate NY; suspect barricaded, cops say

Joseph Tripodo says the chief's injury isn't life-threatening. State troopers, state police investigators and a negotiator are on the scene. Police converged on the residence and were searching in nearby yard...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump accused of divulging top secret intelligence to Russians

The newspaper cited current and former United States officials said Mr Trump had divulged information provided by an ally through an intelligence-sharing arrangement, which was considered so sensitive that deta...More..

Word of Trump pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director could come within days
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Word of Trump pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director could come within days

The communications staff charged with explaining the decision to the American people had an hour's notice. Clapper also said he talked to Comey after Trump invited him to dinner shortly after he took office, ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Official from European country says it may stop sharing Intel with US

That's the term used for intelligence classified at the highest possible level. The revelations - which Trump appeared to verify in a pair of tweets Tuesday morning - are sure to shadow the president as he em...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump responds to reports that he revealed classified info to Russia

The information that Trump allegedly shared is so secret and important, that the USA hadn't even shared it with its closest allies yet, and the details hadn't even reached most of the United States government y...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Texas Bill Could Ban Transgender Students From School Sports

So when I hear Mayor Adler or somebody else make those statements, it's just not true", Bettencourt said . And, in a nod to lawmakers calling for reform of the S.C. "This bill is addressing individuals who ......More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Former FBI Chief James Comey declines to testify before Senate

Comey's ouster Tuesday, while his FBI led an investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, raises the potential that a man long defined by his independent streak,...More..

Trump likely bluffing on taped Comey conversations, experts say
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump likely bluffing on taped Comey conversations, experts say

One source close to Trump said that while they didn't know whether Trump was recording White House conversations, they also wouldn't be surprised if he was. Mr McCabe promised to expose any White House meddli...More..

Spicer refuses to provide clear answers on Trump's
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Spicer refuses to provide clear answers on Trump's "tapes" tweet

Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election and possible Moscow ties to the Trump presidential campa...More..

Trevor Noah says Trump leaked info to Russian Federation to impress them
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trevor Noah says Trump leaked info to Russian Federation to impress them

Two former officials knowledgeable about the situation tell CNN that the main points of the Post story are accurate that the President shared classified information with the Russian foreign minister. Ta...More..

Idina Menzel to Return to the Stage in New Joshua Harmon Play
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Idina Menzel to Return to the Stage in New Joshua Harmon Play

Idina Menzel is coming back to Broadway- well, the Broadway area, but an off Broadway theater. The Roundabout Theatre Company production will begin performances May 31, 2018 ahead of a June 21 official opening...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Donald Trump says he has 'right to share facts with Russia'

Trump defended himself in a tweet Tuesday by saying he had an "absolute right" to share what he wanted. White House officials denounced the report , saying the president did not disclose intelligence sources o...More..