• Trump Declares Nine-Day Trip As a 'Home Run'
Trump Declares Nine-Day Trip As a 'Home Run'

The trip took the Trumps to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium and Italy. US First Lady Melania Trump smiles on stage next to her husband US President Donald Trump during a meeting with US military personnel and families at Naval Air Station Sigonella after G7 summit of Heads of State and Government, on May 27, 2017 near Taormina in Sicily.

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  • Mississippi Lawmaker 'Sorry' For Calls To Lynch Confederate Monument Removers
Mississippi Lawmaker 'Sorry' For Calls To Lynch Confederate Monument Removers

Oliver included with the post a picture of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee , which was the last of the four controversial monuments in New Orleans to be removed . The New Orleans statue removal has been a topic filled with controversy. Be very clear, though: Oliver may not be alone in his resistance to human decency, but the Mi...

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  • On first day back, Trump lashes out at
On first day back, Trump lashes out at "fake news media"

The president early on singled out outlets such as NBC, ABC, CNN, the New York Times and "much of the media in Washington , D.C. - along with New York, Los Angeles, in particular", as disseminators of fake news. Some critics have called for Kushner s security clearance to be revoked, others say he should temporarily step aside while his ties to ...

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  • Two killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant
Two killed in Portland after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

The mother of a 21-year-old man, who survived being stabbed aboard a MAX train in Portland last Friday, met the man who is credited with helping his son soon after he was stabbed. The police identified the suspect early Saturday morning as 35-year-old Jeremy Joseph Christian , of north Portland. The victims apparently didn't know Christian and...

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  • 1 of 2 girls harassed on train speaks out
1 of 2 girls harassed on train speaks out

SOLOMON: Yes. The two men who were killed, they were identified by the police yesterday. The 16-year-old said they were scared, and made a decision to move to the back of the train, all while a stranger jumped in to help. He had graduated from Portland's Reed College with a degree in economics a year ago and had just begun his career working at a...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gets ready for Trump
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gets ready for Trump

Trump's remarkable public scolding of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation comes amid of backdrop of uncertainty in Brussels toward Trump over his past comments publicly cheering the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union last summer and slamming the alliance during his transition as "a vehicle for Germany".

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  • Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval
Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

It was then reported that Mr Kushner had past year asked the Russian Ambassador to the United States to establish a secret back channel using Russia's communication systems to enable the Trump transition team to talk to Moscow. Comey is expected to testify before Congress after Memorial Day about memos he kept on conversations with the president th...

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  • Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence
Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

The Texas Tribune on Monday reported that Rinaldi and several Democrats exchanged angry words on the state House floor. Signing SB4 into law was seen as a big victory for Texas Republicans, who had tried unsuccessfully to pass a ban on sanctuary cities in each legislative session since 2011.

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  • House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz Will Resign Next Month
House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz Will Resign Next Month

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah has announced he will resign from Congress on June 30, raising questions about the probe of President Trump's ties to Russian Federation. His father's first wife later married former MA governor Michael Dukakis. Chaffetz became chairman of the House Oversight Committee in 2015. The White House did not di...

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  • Baltimore mayor to consider removing Confederate monuments
Baltimore mayor to consider removing Confederate monuments

Last week, a Confederate monument in Norfolk was vandalized by someone spray-painting the word "Shame" on it , adding another event to recent controversy surrounding Confederate statues all throughout the South. The city also has statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. Sometimes it seems like Confederate monument sup...

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  • Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting
Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

Macron said he respected Trump's decision to review the 2015 Paris climate deal and that there was no need to take "hasty decisions", but he added: "I reminded him of the importance of this agreement for us, the importance of these commitments I believe for the worldwide community in terms of our political responsibility and our interests over job ...

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  • White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner's 'secret line' with Russia
White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner's 'secret line' with Russia

If the topic of the secret communication was about Syria, that doesn't mitigate the situation because Russia's objectives are different from those of the US, especially given intelligence that Russian Federation tried to interfere in the USA presidential election, Schiff said .

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  • Jury selected for Bill Cosby's June 5 trial
Jury selected for Bill Cosby's June 5 trial

She chose the latter. Charges were filed in December 2015. Constand is expected to take the stand during the trial. Defendants who plead no contest do not admit guilt but do not dispute the charges and are convicted. The three jurors picked Tuesday are a man in his 20s and a woman in her 50s who said they had no opinions on the case, and a ma...

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  • Men Forced Alligator to Drink Beer
Men Forced Alligator to Drink Beer

At that point, they poured beer into the alligator's mouth and took photos to post on social media, the release stated. Two South Carolina men are facing animal harassment charges after they posted photos of themselves forcing an alligator to drink beer.

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  • McMaster: We are not worried about 'back channel'
McMaster: We are not worried about 'back channel'

Yet as the President was said to have met with his own criminal defence lawyer who is helping him deal with the FBI's probe into possible collusion between his team and Moscow alleged effort to influence the election, increasing attention was being paid to Mr Kushner's future.

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  • NCAA Softball Super Regional: Late-inning drama ends Arizona's season
NCAA Softball Super Regional: Late-inning drama ends Arizona's season

The game featured several ties and lead changes, with a furious Arizona rally in the fifth and sixth innings putting the Wildcats in position to win it. As soon as it came off the bat, I had a feeling. The Pac-12 will have three representatives at the 2017 Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City, with Washington joining UCLA and OR after ...

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  • To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning
To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Post's memories also include more personal ones, such as when he helped lay to rest Patrick Howard Roy, a 19-year-old sailor who was one of 17 sailors killed October 12, 2000 aboard the USS Cole in Yemen. Veterans of Foreign Wars 5th District Commander, Russ Saffell of Des Moines was the special guest speaker, and shared information about US mili...

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  • Ariana Grande to Host Benefit Concert in Manchester
Ariana Grande to Host Benefit Concert in Manchester

Mark Rowley, head of Britain's counter-terrorism police, said on Friday that police had captured "a large part of the network" linked to the atrocity in which seven children aged under 18 were among the 22 dead. "We already have more than 1,500 actions we are pursuing". Abedi died in the explosion. The name of the bomber, Salman Abedi , was disc...

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  • Sean Hannity Will Return to Show
Sean Hannity Will Return to Show

Hannity peddled a theory that DNC staffer Seth Rich's murder was ordered by the Clintons in retaliation for leaking DNC emails to WikiLeaks. The police said he died in a robbery gone wrong while Rich's parents have reportedly asked Hannity to stop trying to cogitate an alternative motive.

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  • After Montana Race, Attention Shifts to Georgia Runoff
After Montana Race, Attention Shifts to Georgia Runoff

But after he was declared the victor, Gianforte apologized for the attack. When Jacobs says that there won't be time , Gianforte says "Just-" and there is a crashing sound. Jason Chaffetz, who will step down in June. Montana's Republican senator and House Speaker Paul Ryan had called on Gianforte to apologize on Thursday.

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  • Deadlocked over the Bathroom Bill
Deadlocked over the Bathroom Bill

Texas' House let the issue languish for months, then on Sunday approved a more modest version applying only to schools. Under it, transgender students wouldn't be allowed to choose the bathroom they use but could be directed to separate, single-use facilities.

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  • Kushner ties to Russian Federation questioned as Trump blasts media — AP Report
Kushner ties to Russian Federation questioned as Trump blasts media — AP Report

Mr Trump capped off his trip with a speech last Saturday to USA troops and a handful of in-flight tweets. Schiff said he expected Kushner, who serves as an unpaid adviser to Trump, to appear before his committee and suggested his security clearance be reviewed.

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  • CBO report rips GOP health bill
CBO report rips GOP health bill

The Congressional Budget Office announced yesterday Wednesday that 23 million people would lose insurance under the proposed health care bill and that premiums for seriously ill people would rise. The previous version of the bill reduced shortfalls by $150 billion. The Senate bill must appease Cassidy and Collins as well as senators like Rand...

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  • Top Donald Trump advisers decline to comment on Jared Kushner
Top Donald Trump advisers decline to comment on Jared Kushner

Trump has blasted leaked reports from anonymous sources as " fake news ". Aides are also considering creating a White House "war room" to more aggressively push back against the Russian Federation controversy as well as the fallout of Trump's abrupt firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey earlier this month.

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  • Trump budget cuts will hurt Americans
Trump budget cuts will hurt Americans

The White House budget chief on Wednesday delivered a spirited defence of President Donald Trump's proposal to slash programs from food stamps to health care for the poor in the face of strong Democratic opposition and Republican skepticism.

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  • Trump launches investigation into Manchester bombing 'photo' leak
Trump launches investigation into Manchester bombing 'photo' leak

The BBC also reported Thursday that the police in Manchester had stopped sharing information about the investigation with the U.S. because of the ongoing leaks. "This is not their style". "Every government looks at it and says, 'Whoa!" The British home secretary, Amber Rudd , called them "irritating". And the prime minister very tactf...

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  • Graham to Trump: Stay in Paris Agreement on Climate Change
Graham to Trump: Stay in Paris Agreement on Climate Change

The senator said during an interview with CNN's State of the Union on Sunday that it would be an issue for the US if Trump did not reaffirm the country's previous commitment to the accord, made under former president Barack Obama in 2015.

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  • Kushner in hot seat over Russia contacts as Trump blasts media
Kushner in hot seat over Russia contacts as Trump blasts media

After his surprise victory, Mr Trump insisted that he and Ivanka Trump take up jobs within the West Wing of the White House . The president has not yet commented on the calls for his son-in-law to have his security clearance suspended, but hit out at numerous White House leaks on Sunday, referring to them as "fake news".

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  • House intel Democrat wants review of Kushner's clearance
House intel Democrat wants review of Kushner's clearance

Trump's trip to the Middle East and Europe last week may have served as a brief distraction from the investigation into his ties to Russian Federation, but upon his return to Washington DC, the affair continues to haunt him and even threatens his presidency.

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  • Landslide buries California's scenic highway near Big Sur
Landslide buries California's scenic highway near Big Sur

A tremendous rockslide has covered a large portion of California's iconic Highway 1 up to 40 feet of rocks and dirt on Saturday as a result of the wettest winter California has ever encountered, state transportation officials said Monday.

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  • There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill
There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

There are many variables - and unforeseen outcomes - that can undermine even the most carefully crafted policy initiative. The report also said that people who are sick, older or have a pre-existing condition who live in states that opt out of insurance protections could see their premiums skyrocket.

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  • Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner
Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner

When are back channels suspicious? "And so I think I would just wait, sounds like he's more than glad to talk about all of these things", Corker said. He has not been contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation yet. Reuters has reported that Mr Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Mr Kislyak a year ago, incl...

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  • Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team
Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Trump's National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster refused to talk about the allegations, but said that generally speaking, "we have back-channel communication with a number of countries". "But I do think there ought to be a review of his security clearance to find out whether he was truthful, whether he was candid". On " Fox News Sunday ", Sen.

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  • Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia
Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

The Washington Post reports that Russia's ambassador to the United States has told his superiors that he and Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin in December."We have back-channel communications with any number of individual (countries)".

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  • DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'
DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

Even as a member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet said he doesn't see reports of White House adviser Jared Kushner seeking secret communications with Russian Federation as "any big deal", a top House Democrat said the security clearance for Trump's son-in-law needs to be reviewed.

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