Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?

Within days they obtained details of the meeting, pushed it to the Washington Post and the watched the White House lurch into another chaotic exercise in damage control. McMaster, issued statements saying no sources, methods or military operations we... More..

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Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers

The National Police week started in 1962 when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15th the start of police week. "More than 1,400 police officers and staff have died in the line of...More..

Two Dead After Private Plane Crashes Near New Jersey's Teterboro Airport
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Two Dead After Private Plane Crashes Near New Jersey's Teterboro Airport

Police said the Learjet 35 crashed into a building near the airport sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. “It seemed they were talking to the aircraft while it was on approach and...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump putting United States intelligence ties at risk, say experts

During those conversations, Trump also disclosed the city in ISIS-held Syria from which that intelligence emanated, McMaster confirmed. Yet as the House came back into session Tuesday night some Republicans f...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Pvt. Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was thrust into the global spotlight as a result of the huge dump of information. A judge acquitted her of that charge but Manning was convicted of 17 other charges resulting ...More..

Texas testing Trump administration over abortion providers
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Texas testing Trump administration over abortion providers

Texas lawmakers voted in 2011 to pull Planned Parenthood's affiliated centers from the list of eligible providers that could participate in the state's family planning program. Emily Horne, senior legislative a...More..

Just the facts: Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Just the facts: Trump disclosure a breach of trust, if not law

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said Tuesday that the common threat that the USA and Russian Federation face from ISIS justified the disclosure. Democrats badgered Republicans to stand up to the presid...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Louis mayor wants Confederate monument removed

Thomas Carmody, R-Shreveport, prevents "altering, removing, relocating, or destroying a memorial, including any structure, plaque, statue, or monument that is located on public property and that commemorates sp...More..

Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

An enhanced risk means that numerous severe storms are possible, along with a potential for wind and hail damage and a few tornadoes. Oncor reports that just over 500 customers in Midland are without power as...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

White House defends Trump's 'wholly appropriate' discussion with Russians

The White House has not denied that classified information was disclosed in last Wednesday's meeting between Mr Trump and Russian diplomats. "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an open...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

GOP chairman of the House oversight committee seeks Comey-Trump documents

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn'. "It certainly appears to meet the definition in the [obstruction] statute", Sen. (Photo by Michael Reynolds...More..

Trump ratted out Israel to the Russians in the Oval
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump ratted out Israel to the Russians in the Oval

According to The New York Times' anonymous sources, who were not authorized to discuss the matter, Trump shared intelligence about an Islamic State plot, with "at least some of the details" coming from Israel...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump defends right to share 'terrorism facts' with Russians

The Post cited current and former US officials who said Trump had shared classified details with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak. The White House vowed to...More..

New Orleans Confederate monument of Jefferson Davis taken down
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Orleans Confederate monument of Jefferson Davis taken down

The statue of the Confederacy's president had been hoisted from its stone pedestal in the pre-dawn hours and the blue glint of police lights was still visible two blocks away outside the corner laundromat where...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Rogers: Firing of Comey not left's silver bullet

While GOP members of Congress have a lengthy and ambitious agenda they want to work with the White House to enact, the earth-shattering developments of the week made the issue of investigating the possible ties...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The US Navy SEAL killed in an ambush overseas has been identified

The US troops were part of a US military program to advise and assist Somali ground forces. The other injured service members are receiving proper medical attention and were taken to neighboring Djibouti for ...More..

Texas governor: Latinos shouldn't fear sanctuary city ban
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Texas governor: Latinos shouldn't fear sanctuary city ban

And it just means the world to me", said Davidson's widow, Linda Davidson. "But it will lead to broken families and broken trust". "The time to take action is now, and the first step in a journey of resistance ...More..

Three former Trump employees say he taped phone calls at Trump Tower
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Three former Trump employees say he taped phone calls at Trump Tower

Republicans hold 52 seats in the chamber to Democrats' 48. Trump had repeatedly said during the campaign trail that he did not believe that talks about investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private em...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

City removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues in New Orleans

The crews then placed yellow straps around the center of the statue, below the arms, to hoist the statue from the base. Councilwoman Stacy Head cast the only vote to keep the statues, saying that their remova...More..

Yates to testify on Michael Flynn's Russian Federation contacts
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Yates to testify on Michael Flynn's Russian Federation contacts

On MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes , Nance expressed his outrage over the administration's handling of Michael Flynn's connections to Russian Federation, calling this a "hair-on-fire intelligence breach" and p...More..