Trump asked Federal Bureau of Investigation boss to drop Flynn inquiry

Regarding the unique powers of the oversight committee, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said in November that no government employee was exempt from being investigated by the committee, including the president, the Hill reported. Mr Comey was ... More..

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North Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

North Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral

Adm. Harry Harris Jr. made the remarks at a lecture for a Tokyo think tank after meeting with Japanese leaders that he said focused on North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. The U.S. responded to the launc...More..

US, Turkish leaders put best face on ties amid tensions
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

US, Turkish leaders put best face on ties amid tensions

President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered statements at the White House on Tuesday. "It is a great honor to have President Erdogan from Turkey here", Trump said greeting Erdo...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The UO is taking steps to protect campus from ransomware

In some circumstances, one step the UO Information Security Office may be required to take to prevent the spread of malware is to quarantine vulnerable computers, preventing them from using the campus netwo...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Texas police officer charged with black teenager's murder

Police claimed the teenagers' auto was backing up toward officers "in an aggressive manner", but later said body camera video showed the vehicle actually driving away from the officers. Roy Oliver was investig...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

'Subpoena Pen Ready': Chaffetz to Seek Copies of Comey's Memos

Trump disclosed classified information in that meeting. Years later, memos came out that Comey had written to his chief of staff and right-hand man with respect to enhanced interrogation techniques or torture...More..

Donald Trump's frustrations boiling over after Comey dismissal
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump's frustrations boiling over after Comey dismissal

President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new justice for the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States, on January 31, 2017. "We don't have press conferences", Trump said. CNN sa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump's leak to Russians puts in jeopardy Israeli mole within Islamic State

The Washington Post report which first revealed the information said that the sensitive intelligence came from a key USA ally but did not identify the ally. The report quoted former and current United Stat...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump looks to move quickly on appointing new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

He also reportedly said he wanted it to move ahead without pressure from the White House. Even the nation's top cop was caught "flat footed" as he stared at the news flash on television screens in faraway Los...More..

Labour at its highest rating in the polls since election campaign began
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Labour at its highest rating in the polls since election campaign began

President Donald Trump has lashed out in a series of tweets amid a firestorm over the abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey. "And pandering to an erratic administration will not deliver stability", he said....More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Democratic Alabama Congresswoman wants 'full account' of Comey's meeting with President Trump

Sourcing its story based on two people who read the memo, the daily claimed that Comey wrote the memo detailing his conversation with Trump immediately after the meeting, which took place a day after Flynn resi...More..

U.S. supports action to reduce greenhouse gases at Arctic summit
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

U.S. supports action to reduce greenhouse gases at Arctic summit

High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic natio. But U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says his country continues to review its own policies. Protesters greeted Tillerson Wednesday afternoon in Fai...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump asked James Comey to shut down Michael Flynn probe

The New York Times said that during the Oval Office meeting, Trump condemned a series of government leaks to the news media and said the Federal Bureau of Investigation director should consider prosecuting rep...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Interviews under way for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The ranking Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee called it "inappropriate" because Sessions pledged to recuse himself from investigations into Russian interference in the election. Was anyone rally sur...More..

Kentucky Girl Scout leader charged with stealing $15G in cookies
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Kentucky Girl Scout leader charged with stealing $15G in cookies

One Kentucky Girl Scout troop leader saved herself from enduring cookie withdrawals by stealing $15,000 worth of them from her troop. Take former Girl Scout troop leader, 26-year-old Leah Ann Vick, of Kentuck...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

United States health care battle rages on

Senate Republicans need only 51 votes to move the bill, instead of the usual 60. Despite Republicans' assertion that the AHCA will lower health premiums, 42 percent of voters said they believe insurance cos...More..

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

Donald Trump 'asked FBI Director to shut down Flynn investigation'

At the White House, Trump said in his tweets , "I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining.to terrorism and airline ...More..

NC senator says 'I'm fine' after race collapse
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

NC senator says 'I'm fine' after race collapse

Tillis was competing in the American Council of Life Insurers Capital Challenge 3 Mile Team Race. Tillis was one of at least two people to collapse and be taken to the hospital during the race, where the weat...More..

Turn Over All Documents On Trump And Comey
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Turn Over All Documents On Trump And Comey

Comey wrote the memo after he met in the Oval Office with Trump, the day after the Republican president fired Flynn on Feb 14 for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the extent of his conversations previ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Supreme Court won't rescue NC voter ID law

The Fourth Circuit's ruling in July 2016 said that the state was intentionally targeting the structures that make it easier for minorities to vote "with nearly surgical precision". Cooper said in a statement th...More..