Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation, according to memo

Concerns about our national security, the rule of law, the independence of our nation's highest law enforcement agencies are mounting. "The president has never asked Mr Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation invo... More..

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Texas state senator Uresti indicted on multiple felonies
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Texas state senator Uresti indicted on multiple felonies

A Lubbock man was indicted Tuesday on two felony charges stemming from a federal investigation into some of a San Antonio-based state senator's alleged business dealings. The indictment alleges Uresti, Bates, a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

Senate. Former aides describe him as a detail-obsessed and thoughtful boss. One person on the short list to be the new Federal Bureau of Investigation director is Texas Senator John Cornyn. 2 Republican in the ...More..

Texas Southern University Cancels Republican Sen. John Cornyn's Commencement Speech
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Texas Southern University Cancels Republican Sen. John Cornyn's Commencement Speech

These included his confirmation votes in favor of DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his opposition to funding for so-called sanctuary cities that protect immigrants and his support for photo IDs for vot...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Chinese newspaper slams India for OBOR summit boycott

The report further says that European Union members refused to endorse part of the multibillion-dollar plan as it did not include commitments to social and environmental sustainability and transparency. Hua sai...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Schumer: Appoint Special Counsel Or No New FBI Director

The Times , which was the first to report on the memo , said it was read aloud by an associate of Comey. "An FBI agent's contemporaneous notes are widely hold up in court as credible evidence of conversat...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn

When the meeting ended, Mr. Trump told those present - including Mr. Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - to leave the room except for Mr. Comey. A second Comey associate told NPR that Comey wrote notes f...More..

New Orleans begins removal of third Confederate monument
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Orleans begins removal of third Confederate monument

City Park chimed in the Beauregard ownership dispute late Tuesday, noting that the New Orleans City Park Improvement Association, which owns and operates City Park, "is not aware of any definitive evidence th...More..

Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

CHICAGO (AP ) - Two people died and dozens were injured when tornadoes flattened a mobile home park in Wisconsin and a housing subdivision in Oklahoma during powerful spring storms that battered an area from th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

GOP senator: 'Russia is not a friend to the United States'

The U.S. commonly exchanges intelligence information with allies on the condition that it not be disseminated without permission. "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly schedule...More..

Clapper: US government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Clapper: US government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

In the PPP poll , 54% of respondents said they believed the reason for Comey's firing was tied to the FBI's investigation into Russian Federation, while 34% said they did not believe so. "I have no evidence...More..

New Jersey lawmakers sue to halt $300M statehouse project
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Jersey lawmakers sue to halt $300M statehouse project

He should have first sought voter and legislative approval, according to the lawsuit, whose lead plaintiff is Senator Raymond Lesniak , a Democrat from Elizabeth who is running for governor. Wisniewski's lawsu...More..

Donald Trump 'asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation'
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump 'asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation'

The existence of Trump's request is the clearest evidence the president has tried to directly influence the Justice Department and FBI investigation into links between Trump's associates and Russian Federation,...More..

Estranged husband of Ohio house fire victim in custody
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Estranged husband of Ohio house fire victim in custody

Monday. Investigators haven't determined the origin of the fire. He served twelve years in prison for dousing his wife with kerosene and threatening to set her on fire in 2001. "The last thing I ever remember...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

NFU disappointed by House vote for AHCA

At a raucous, closed-door meeting early Thursday morning, there were profanity-laced pleas from some lawmakers to get behind the bill. The House bill would end the current law's fines on people who don't purc...More..

White nationalists carry torches to protest removal of confederate statue in Virginia
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

White nationalists carry torches to protest removal of confederate statue in Virginia

Plaintiffs in the case posted a statement on Facebook disavowing Spencer's group, and Saturday's protests . "We are simply just white people that love our heritage, our culture, our European identity". He ...More..

Man Carries Mom's Severed Head into Grocery Store
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Man Carries Mom's Severed Head into Grocery Store

They wrapped duct tape around Webb's hands and feet to ensure he was under control while they waited for police officers to arrive on the scene. 'That's why he was transported to the hospital '. Joshua Webb ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump admin to interview candidates to replace Comey

Pressed by Pirro about launching an independent commission to investigate the issue, Trump suggested the current investigations taking place in Congress will suffice. The Republican chairman of the House oversi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Israel was source for some of information shared with the Russians

The official said the information was provided to the U.S.by Israel. "That conversation was wholly appropriate to the conversation". Just as news broke that U.S. Trump later was informed that he had broke...More..

Trump says he will nominate new FBI director soon
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump says he will nominate new FBI director soon

John Cornyn will also be interviewed. The No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, Richard Durbin, went further on Friday and said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should appoint an independent special prosecuto...More..