• Missouri governor calls special session on abortion
Missouri governor calls special session on abortion

According to the governor, the bill prevents pro-life pregnancy care centers from only hiring pro-life workers. They help with adoption when needed, and protect women from domestic abuse. Louis' ordinance - passed the House in late March, but senators failed to send it to Greitens' desk before the regular legislative session ended on May 12.

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  • Donald Trump hits back at James Comey after scathing testimony
Donald Trump hits back at James Comey after scathing testimony

What do you do if you've just been fired as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the administration has chosen to "defame" you with "lies plain and simple", and you believe the president of the United States may be trying to obstruct justice? But lawmakers have asked the FBI to investigate whether Sessions had a third, undisclosed enc...

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  • United Kingdom exit poll says Conservatives to win largest number of seats
United Kingdom exit poll says Conservatives to win largest number of seats

With trading volumes extremely thin out of London hours, London stock exchange futures fell around 0.3 per cent, while 10-year United Kingdom government bond yields dipped 5 basis points to below 1 percent. Cue another Tory leadership election. Former leader Nick Clegg, a former Deputy Prime Minister, lost his Sheffield Hallam seat. The p...

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  • Comey says he was sacked because of Russian Federation investigation
Comey says he was sacked because of Russian Federation investigation

He called the claims "lies, plain and simple". Yesterday, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testified that he never felt pressured to interfere in the ongoing investigation. In a way, Comey did a lot of what Trump had always wanted him to do - he confirmed the president was never under investigation and he did not say the president had ...

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  • Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man
Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

Both turned themselves in about 10 p.m. Thursday, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office Twitter page. No other details were provided, although court documents show that a $100,000 bond has been set for each. The two men began fighting before Thompson's wife arrived to meet her family at the restaurant. RAW VIDEO: Harris County DA Kim Ogg ...

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  • United Kingdom election: What we know so far
United Kingdom election: What we know so far

There was also a massive swing away from the Tories in Putney (although the Conservatives retained the seat), and the Conservatives have lost Battersea (not a surprise under the circumstances of the night). The SNP's leader in the British parliament , Angus Robertson, was among those who lost their seats. The one combination which would creep ov...

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  • All Eyes On Capitol Hill For Comey's Testimony Before Senate Committee
All Eyes On Capitol Hill For Comey's Testimony Before Senate Committee

About an hour after Comey left the public stage, however, Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz denied major details of his testimony, saying Trump "never, in form or substance, directed or suggested" that Comey should stop investigating anyone, nor did he demand loyalty from the former director.

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  • Trump lawyer denies president demanded loyalty, calls Comey a 'leaker'
Trump lawyer denies president demanded loyalty, calls Comey a 'leaker'

Comey also said in his written testimony that Trump, in a odd private encounter near the grandfather clock in the Oval Office, pushed him to end his investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The former Justice Department lawyer, who's now an author and a CNN legal analyst, insisted that Comey's prepared opening stateme...

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  • London mayor on Trump tweets: 'I really don't care'
London mayor on Trump tweets: 'I really don't care'

A spokesperson for Mr Khan said the president had deliberately taken the comments out of context. If London's mayor has anything to say about it, President Donald Trump won't be visiting the city anytime soon. saidin the interview ". " There's no reason to be alarmed ", Khan said. "Having said that, I think Donald Trump is wrong in wha...

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  • Trump hails isolation of Qatar
Trump hails isolation of Qatar

He said the "progressive and modern" country believes in diplomacy and promoting peace in the Middle East.
"We are not a superpower here, we are not believing in solving things with confrontation", he said.
Al-Thani insisted his country was combating terror financing and "protecting the world from potential terrorists".

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  • Governor Cuomo Announces Plan To Protect Obamacare
Governor Cuomo Announces Plan To Protect Obamacare

On May 4, U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-12, Sewickley, voted for the horrendously unpopular American Health Care Act , H.R. 1628, which would cause 23 million Americans to lose health insurance. "I probably suspect that there's going to be a lot of similarities", Short said at a White House briefing. He noted that Obamacare is based on the MA health ...

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  • Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'
Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'

Comey expanded on that written account during his testimony on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, saying that Flynn "at that point in time was in legal jeopardy". He also wants his memos released, too. Sanders, who briefed reporters as Comey's testimony was entering its third hour, said Trump hadn't watched the event in its...

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  • Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame
Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame

The perpetrator was shot dead. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but police searching the man's residence outside Paris found a declaration of allegiance to the Islamic State group, according to the Paris prosecutor's office.

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  • UAE Seeking 'Change of Policy, Not Regime' in Qatar
UAE Seeking 'Change of Policy, Not Regime' in Qatar

Trump's call to the Qatari emir comes a day after the president spoke by telephone with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdelaziz and expressed to him the importance of unity against terrorism in the Persian Gulf. President Donald Trump offering to help resolve the crisis, possibly in a meeting at the White House. The small Gulf Arab state is a ...

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  • What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund
What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley beat back persistent questioning Sunday about whether President Trump believes in climate change and vowed that America will continue to be a clean energy leader after exiting the Paris climate change agreement.

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  • Critics of Donald Trump are not even people, claims son
Critics of Donald Trump are not even people, claims son

The event has raised more than $11 million for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis to date, Forbes reported . Another interesting development is that the costs for hosting the golf tournament have exploded in recent years, going from a mere $59,000 in 2012 to a whopping $322,000 in 2015, the most recent year on record.

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  • Trump's United Kingdom trip should be canceled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan
Trump's United Kingdom trip should be canceled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Trump appeared to be referencing Khan's comments earlier in the day in which he said there was no reason to worry about the increased police presence in London . "In the aftermath of the London Bridge attack , we have been working with Sadiq Khan , party politics has been put to one side". "The FAKE [mainstream media] is working so hard try...

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  • Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

Victor allegedly stole the classified material from her employer, Pluribus International, an Augusta , Georgia-based defense contractor that does work for the NSA. Winner-Davis said that despite the allegations she remains "a proud mom". "I didn't know what company she worked for", Winner-Davis told Cooper.

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  • Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal
Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

And now, Democrats are taunting them from across the political aisle: Come work with us. Speaking at the White House Tuesday to Republican House and Senate leaders, Trump is lauding the "very, very long and hard negotiation" to get his health care bill through the House.

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright Phoenix home given to architecture school
Frank Lloyd Wright Phoenix home given to architecture school

Each of these homes is undoubtedly Wright-ian, and share similar design principles-integration with nature, for one, along with the architect's particular decorative proclivities (so many fireplaces!). Rawling hoped to turn the home into an educational center that would engage the community and continue the school's mission. Craig Steblay, presid...

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  • Former FBI director James Comey set to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
Former FBI director James Comey set to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

But Comey got the last laugh, at least for now: He said he had hoped the leak would eventually lead to the appointment of a special counsel, and that's exactly what happened. Generously seasoned with deeply personal commentary, wry humor, a steady gaze and charming colloquialisms, Comey's answers to all these questions in the 160 minute public ...

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  • Trump, as Comey takes spotlight, vows to stay strong and fight
Trump, as Comey takes spotlight, vows to stay strong and fight

I don't think you did anything wrong. Comey said he felt compelled to keep records of his conversations with Trump because he believed the president might later lie about what was discussed - a remarkable statement showing the level of distrust between the two men , as Comey said he never documented any conversations with presidents Bush or Ob...

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  • Here is the full statement of Trump personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz
Here is the full statement of Trump personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz

Comey's testimony in the most widely anticipated congressional hearing in years will put at centre stage a high-stakes clash between two men with vastly different personas. Rejecting key parts of Mr Comey's testimony while claiming others as a win for the president, Mr Kasowitz also suggested Mr Comey may face prosecution.

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  • Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements
Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

Spicer's comments refute the argument made by two Trump advisers that what the president posts on Twitter is simply social media. The White House even blasts the tweets to other social media platforms, posting graphics of the tweets on Instagram or even celebrating longer tweet storms in videos uploaded to Trump's Facebook page .

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  • Cosby Lawyer Challenges Accuser's Credibility In Sexual Assault Trial
Cosby Lawyer Challenges Accuser's Credibility In Sexual Assault Trial

Constand testified that Cosby had given her three blue pills when she visited him at his home in the Philadelphia suburbs, which left her unable to resist when he sexually assaulted her . "I was either returning a phone call or picking up a voicemail and returning a phone call", Constand said, responding to a point raised by Cosby's defense lawy...

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  • Comey said not to
Comey said not to "cherry pick" his statements. Trump's lawyer ignored him

Rubio concluded his questioning time by suggesting the things Trump asked of his FBI director - including a personal loyalty pledge, a request to quash an investigation into one of his closest associates, and multiple requests to publicly exonerate him- were actually reasonable.

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  • In high-profile hearing, Comey says Trump administration lied about firing
In high-profile hearing, Comey says Trump administration lied about firing

Comey also said that in a March 30 phone call with the president, Trump asked him what he could do to "lift the cloud" of the Russian Federation investigation, and also said that they "need" to get the fact out that Trump himself wasn't under investigation.

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  • Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups
Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups

Two programs who have started to make a name for themselves: the Miami Hurricanes and Minnesota Gophers. According to Inside Carolina , the Tar Heels will host the Michigan Wolverines as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge . Hoiberg's lack of interest doesn't mean the Buckeyes aren't making progress in their search, though, as another report W...

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  • House GOP taps Rep. Gowdy for oversight committee chairman
House GOP taps Rep. Gowdy for oversight committee chairman

The early resignation of Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz left an open chair at the table that oversees Washington D.C. on Capitol Hill, often without any input from District residents. Tim Scott, who has tried repeatedly to get Gowdy nominated for a judgeship, said of his best friend in Congress. In a statement , Cummings congratulated Gow...

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  • Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; 1 killed, others injured
Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; 1 killed, others injured

Rucker said the bus was on its way to the Atlanta airport for a mission trip to Botswana through the International World Changers organization. Images from the scene showed the bus on its roof and another auto underneath it. "I got a hold of my son about two minutes after the accident and he was just rather shook-couldn't get much information b...

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  • Why we should never, ever ignore Donald Trump's tweets
Why we should never, ever ignore Donald Trump's tweets

The White House even blasts the tweets to other social media platforms, posting graphics of the tweets on Instagram or even celebrating longer tweet storms in videos uploaded to Trump's Facebook page . Ian Steele in Carbondale says he thinks the president tweets too often, whatever comes to mind. The president's Monday morning tweets crit...

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  • Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case
Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

Victor is set to go before US Magistrate Judge Brian Epps for a detention hearing Thursday in Augusta, Nichols said. It will be hard for 25-year-old Reality Winner to get a fair trial if her case becomes "this big thing where we're not going to tolerate leakers", Winner's mother, Billie Winner-Davis, told The Associated Press in an interview.

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  • Fired FBI Director James Comey faces Senate and rebuts Donald Trump
Fired FBI Director James Comey faces Senate and rebuts Donald Trump

When Trump spoke to Comey about the Flynn probe, he had said "I hope" the former FBI director could let the Flynn investigation go. In his questions to Comey during the committee's hearing on Thursday, Sen. "So if he was a "Stronger guy" he might have actually followed procedure & the law?" But hearing the former Federal Bureau of Investigation dir...

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  • Trump Calls For Arab Unity After Seeming To Back Split With Qatar
Trump Calls For Arab Unity After Seeming To Back Split With Qatar

This news created diplomatic tensions between Qatar and other Middle Eastern countries such as Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. The dispute comes less than a month after Trump visited Saudi Arabia and called for Muslim nations to unite against "extremism".

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  • Taxpayers May Have Overpaid for EpiPens by a Billion Dollars
Taxpayers May Have Overpaid for EpiPens by a Billion Dollars

Chuck Grassley , chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, to inform the committee that Mylan may have swindled $1.27 billion from taxpayers over the past 10 years. Mylan had repeatedly denied underpaying the rebates, but then agreed to a settlement with the Justice Department to resolve such claims, and also agreed to treat EpiPen as a brand...

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