House oversight chair seeks Comey memos on Trump

And he answered "I do" when asked if he had full confidence in President Trump. Chaffetz is not the only one who has reached out to Comey - the Senate Intelligence Committee invited Comey to testify in both closed and open sessions on Wednesday... More..

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ACLU files open records request for Comey memo

It looks to many like a textbook case of obstruction of justice. The news service underlined that the former general's suggestion was "consistent with the wishes of Turkey, which had long opposed the United Sta...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ex-FBI boss Mueller named special prosecutor for Russian Federation probe

Trump has consistently rejected any suggestion of collusion between his camp and Moscow as "fake news" and complained in a speech on Wednesday that he had been treated "more unfairly" than any United States lea...More..

Jury finds Okla. officer not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed man
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Jury finds Okla. officer not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed man

Earlier, a protest had dispersed but some demonstrators gathered later a short distance away from the courthouse where the trial of officer Betty Jo Shelby had been held. Jurors are deliberating in the manslaug...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Flynn Stopped Military Plan Turkey Opposed - After Being Paid as its Agent

Two individuals cited in The Times' report said Flynn had explained to Trump's team on January 4 that he was being investigated for privately working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey during the 2016 U.S. Last ...More..

Jury gets case in Oklahoma officer's trial
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Jury gets case in Oklahoma officer's trial

The footage doesn't show a clear view of when Shelby shot Crutcher. Crutcher nears the driver's side door, and part of the camera's view is obscured. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler asked juro...More..

Does Trump Have Tapes of His Comey Conversations?
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Does Trump Have Tapes of His Comey Conversations?

In addition Trump is facing pointed questions about his discussions with Russian diplomats during which he is reported to have disclosed classified information. The FBI's investigation was broader than just Fly...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

At Least 1 Dead as Severe Storms, Tornadoes Hit US Midsection

Risenhoover estimated that about 20 to 30 Elk City area-homes and businesses were damaged and said that crews were out overnight to help residents. A tornado touched down in Rusk County, located in northwest ...More..

Vegas police: Unapproved chokehold used in fatal foot chase
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Vegas police: Unapproved chokehold used in fatal foot chase

FILE - This Aug. 2, 2005 file photo shows the Venetian Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police train to use a version of a chokehold created to avoid restricting the airway while cutting the...More..

Concerns persist over China's 'Silk Road' initiative
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Concerns persist over China's 'Silk Road' initiative

CHINESE President Xi Jinping on Tuesday suggested aligning the Belt and Road Initiative with the European Investment Plan in order to inject new momentum into China-EU ties. "India appears to be the only co...More..

Putin says Russian Federation has transcript of Trump meeting
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Putin says Russian Federation has transcript of Trump meeting

The highly classified information about an Islamic State plot was collected by Israel, a source of intelligence and a close partner of the U.S.in the Middle East. He's set to depart on Friday, traveling to Saud...More..

Penn State Fraternity Death Case Continues
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Penn State Fraternity Death Case Continues

Eight of Piazza's former fraternity members have been charged with misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault - while 10 other former Beta Theta Pi members were charged with misdemeanor offen...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

New exec order will target Trump's voter fraud claims

League of Women Voters President Chris Carson, meanwhile, said , "the real goal of this effort is to justify President Trump's false claims of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 elections". The ACLU successful...More..

EU, US high-level meeting on laptop ban to be held next week
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

EU, US high-level meeting on laptop ban to be held next week

They must be placed in checked baggage. The UK followed up with a similar ban, and now there is a good chance it will affect flights from the UK to the United States soon. The specifics of the restrictions un...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Tornadoes strike from Texas to Wisconsin

Mary Fallin, who called the damage "devastating". Elk City Public Schools were canceled for Wednesday, the school system said in a statement . Authorities say at least 40 homes were destroyed. One person i...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Third Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

It took more than six hours for workers to remove the bronze statue of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, which is believed to weigh more than 12,000 pounds. ".its removal disgraces Louisiana people of Creole d...More..

US Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in bribery scandal
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in bribery scandal

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the only active-duty U.S. Navy admiral ever convicted of a federal crime to 18 months in prison for his role in a decades-long bribery and fraud scheme. In exchange, Gilbe...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Putin Offers to Share Notes on President Trump's Meeting With Russian Diplomats

His offer added a freakish twist to the furor over Trump's intelligence disclosures. If James Comey's memo is to be believed, President Trump thought he could broom a brewing scandal involving Michael Flyn...More..

Supreme Court's Roberts: 'Uncertainty' sinks voter ID appeal
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Supreme Court's Roberts: 'Uncertainty' sinks voter ID appeal

Shelby County, which struck a requirement that certain states must have election law changes "precleared" by the Justice Department before implementation. Indeed, before Gorsuch joined the court, the other eigh...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

One killed, 25 injured as tornado hits Midwest US

She said initial reports were that it was more than 400 feet (120 meters) wide, and that it was "very fortunate" that it didn't strike in a more populated area. A tornado killed a man in Wisconsin . In easte...More..