• Kansas Legislature overrides Governor's veto of tax bill
Kansas Legislature overrides Governor's veto of tax bill

The Wichita Eagle reported overnight on GOP officials in Kansas embracing the one policy contemporary Republicans nearly never even consider. "This is bad for Kansas and bad for the many Kansans who would have more of their hard-earned money taken from them".

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  • Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders
Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

Guests can gather at the mosque, ask questions and learn about Islam. She added a message for immigrants and refugees: "And as for immigrants and refugees to America bringing the same practices you supposedly escaped, we say to you, the women's suffrage movement fought for our rights, not so you can genitally mutilate young American girls in the ...

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  • Putin angrily denies election hacking in Megyn Kelly interview
Putin angrily denies election hacking in Megyn Kelly interview

The Russian President then also denied having a personal relationship with his USA counterpart, saying: "We didn't have any relationship at all". USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the presidential election to hurt the bid of Democrat Hillary Clinton .

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  • United States intel chiefs 'never felt pressured to intervene' with Russian Federation probe
United States intel chiefs 'never felt pressured to intervene' with Russian Federation probe

But when pressed on the question of conversations McCabe had with Comey about Trump, McCabe said, "Those matters also begin to fall within the scope of issues being investigated by the special counsel". However on Wednesday, multiple Republicans on the committee grew frustrated when the intelligence officials would not answer their simple yes o...

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  • 'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony
'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony

Soon after Trump dismissed Comey, the contents of his written records would form the basis for media coverage that would rock the political world. Although the Times also reported on May 11 - before Trump's tweet - about Comey's private dinner with the president, that story made no reference to Comey's contemporaneous memos.

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  • Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says
Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

London Mayor Sadiq Khan also recently called for cancelling Trump's planned visit to the United Kingdom in relation to tweets he sent that berated Khan and misconstrued a statement he'd made after a terror attack on June 3 . "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology", Trump tweeted ....

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  • Caught on camera: Texting woman falls down cellar door
Caught on camera: Texting woman falls down cellar door

Moments after the plunge, crews arrived and rescued the woman - pulling her out of the basement on a stretcher. "When I first saw the video, my heart dropped", the son added. "I thought texting and driving was a bad thing", witness Martin Delgadillo told the station. She was seriously hurt in the fall and was listed in serious condition at a ...

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  • Katy Perry Thinks Taylor Swift Is Trying To 'Assassinate' Her Character
Katy Perry Thinks Taylor Swift Is Trying To 'Assassinate' Her Character

Taylor Swift is getting back together with a few of her famous exes, including Spotify and Pandora. At the time , Swift said there was another female pop singer who stole some of her back-up dancers and "basically tried to sabotage an entire arena tour".

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  • Donald Trump slams James Comey after accusations on lying
Donald Trump slams James Comey after accusations on lying

Trump wrote earlier on Friday on Twitter that the former FBI director had vindicated him by telling the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had not been personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe. It is unclear when Trump's attorney, Marc Kasowitz , will file the complaints, but the source said they are a...

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  • Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel
Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

A spokesman for Mrs Merkel had previously refused to be drawn on the issue out of "politeness and respect" while the process of forming a new United Kingdom government was under way. She will attend an economic forum Saturday before flying home. "I have the feeling, because otherwise they would have given her a better vote". Other EU leaders ...

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  • Summerlin girl narrowly misses cut for national spelling bee finals
Summerlin girl narrowly misses cut for national spelling bee finals

Zarin spelled triceratops - a large herbivorous dinosaur with three horns, a bony hood or crest on the neck, and hoofed toes. "I got that right, and the word I got in round three was illimitable, and I got that one right as well". Andrew said he would like to thank his family, principal, teachers and friends for being so supportive during the entir...

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  • Trump promises new investment, faster turnaround for inland waterways projects
Trump promises new investment, faster turnaround for inland waterways projects

Trump said that as he campaigned across the country a year ago, people often asked him why the US was spending money to rebuild other countries when the roads and bridges they travel on needed rebuilding, too. Trump called on Democrats to support his infrastructure plan, but he then quickly went after them for opposing his agenda - in particular,...

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  • Ten More US States Join Climate Coalition Aimed to Uphold Paris Accord
Ten More US States Join Climate Coalition Aimed to Uphold Paris Accord

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said that she had always known that the Paris agreement was burdensome for the US. Haley , the former SC governor who Trump appointed to the United Nations post, was asked to elaborate on the president's thinking and told Tapper "He knows that it's changing and that the USA has to be responsible fo...

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  • Donald Trump Rages At James Comey In Early Morning Tweet
Donald Trump Rages At James Comey In Early Morning Tweet

For this, Trump branded him a "leaker". In 2008, the federal appeals court in St. Louis upheld a longer prison term after a judge determined that a defendant had obstructed justice when he told someone "I hope and pray to God you did not say anything about a weapon".

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  • Trump unveils new White House council to help speed new infrastructure
Trump unveils new White House council to help speed new infrastructure

During his speech at the Department of Transportation Friday, President Trump brought on stage part of a 70-pound environmental report to showcase the burdensome regulations that developers have to deal with when trying to commence infrastructure projects.

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  • House Democrat plans to begin impeachment proceedings
House Democrat plans to begin impeachment proceedings

The FBI, House, and Senate are each conducting separate investigations into whether the Trump campaign and Russian Federation colluded in last year's election. The representative asserted that the president obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey in May. The first time, on January 6, occurred when Comey went to Trump To...

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  • Ocean City Lets Women Ditch Their Bikini Tops
Ocean City Lets Women Ditch Their Bikini Tops

The law was unclear, so Meehan asked the state's attorney general for an opinion. A hectic Thursday night in Ocean City included a drive-by shooting, a stabbing and the accidental discharge of a gun on the beach. After a reported gunshot wound, Ocean City police shut down the beach through the early afternoon Friday for an exhaustive search onl...

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  • Greg Gianforte will plead guilty to assaulting reporter, prosecutor says
Greg Gianforte will plead guilty to assaulting reporter, prosecutor says

House seat. In the apology, Gianforte promised to donate $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists , an advocacy group for press freedoms and journalists' rights. "My physical response to your legitimate question was unprofessional, unacceptable, and unlawful", Gianforte wrote. In return, Jacobs said he won't sue Gianforte and accepts his ap...

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  • DC officer critically injured when pickup truck strikes 2 officers, city worker
DC officer critically injured when pickup truck strikes 2 officers, city worker

The officers were riding their bikes near 18th Street and Columbia Road NW, when the white pickup truck crashed into them. "I feel frightful. Thankfully nobody else was injured, but I have two of my officers in there, unnecessarily in the hospital".

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  • Officer: Castile had hand on gun when shot
Officer: Castile had hand on gun when shot

Defense attorneys argue that Castile was stoned at the time of the traffic stop and it influenced his response to the officer. Dusterhoft said that was significant because it would have meant Castile had the gun all the way out of his pocket when he was shot.

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  • Backlash against Charlotte Pride after gay Trump supporters denied spot in parade
Backlash against Charlotte Pride after gay Trump supporters denied spot in parade

They continued: "In the past, we have made similar decisions to decline participation from other organisations espousing anti-LGBTQ religious or public policy stances". Darren Quinton/Mirrorpix/NewscomGay pride parades are generally celebratory affairs, but they've also nearly always had a political side too. I will vote for Donald Trump again.

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  • Sessions reportedly offered to resign as tensions rise with Trump
Sessions reportedly offered to resign as tensions rise with Trump

The New York Times reported that Trump believes it led to the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel on the Russian Federation probes. Sanders on Thursday said she had finally talked to Trump about his confidence in Sessions on Wednesday night. Trump even called out his own justice department.

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  • White House says Donald Trump, Germany's Merkel share excellent relations
White House says Donald Trump, Germany's Merkel share excellent relations

In fact, said the Press Secretary, the Trump-Merkel relationship is "fairly unbelievable". "Trump accelerates it, but it was to be expected". Polls suggest that Merkel has overwhelming backing among German voters, and even among her political opponents, for taking a stand.

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  • Donald Trump stays mum on Comey testimony… while Donald Jr
Donald Trump stays mum on Comey testimony… while Donald Jr

He has done defence work for many big companies and be forced to step aside from some investigations, legal ethics experts said on Wednesday. In the hearing, Comey did not disclose any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian meddling.

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  • Qatar in talks with Turkey and Iran to provide food, water
Qatar in talks with Turkey and Iran to provide food, water

Separately, UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash denied that Gulf Arab states were seeking "regime change" and accused Qatar of being "the main champion of extremism and terrorism in the region". Pentagon officials said they, too, were taken aback by Mr. Trump's tweets , particularly given the American military's deep ties to Qatar. While applau...

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  • Chase ends in fiery crash; EB I-30 closed in Arlington
Chase ends in fiery crash; EB I-30 closed in Arlington

The driver led police on a multi-city chase, ending with a standoff that shut down Interstate 30 near Montgomery Street in Arlington. Police have asked people to stay clear of the area. The truck driver, who had reached speeds of 100 mph (161 kph), was arrested after police determined he was not armed, having held back for two hours fearing he ha...

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  • Qatar rejects 'baseless' terrorism designations by four Arab states
Qatar rejects 'baseless' terrorism designations by four Arab states

The US' "expectation is that these countries will immediately take steps to resolve the situation", he added. The president did not limit his call for greater action against terrorism to Qatar alone but instead urged "Qatar and other nations in the region to do more to combat terrorism and do it faster".

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  • Trump to propose privatizing air traffic control
Trump to propose privatizing air traffic control

Trump plans to push for the separation of air traffic control operations from the Federal Aviation Administration . Still, several other countries (including Canada) have successfully privatized air traffic control responsibilities in the last few decades, though this would be by far the biggest changeover in size and scope.

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  • Texas mom charged after leaving toddlers to die in hot car
Texas mom charged after leaving toddlers to die in hot car

According to a news release from Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer , 19-year-old Amanda Hawkins is charged with two counts of endangering a child. She attempted to bathe them but didn't immediately take them to the hospital because she "did not want to get into trouble", according to the news release.

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  • Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea
Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea

Her mother, Billie Winner-Davis, the accused's mother said that her daughter was a linguist with the Air Force in Maryland and speaks Pashto, Farsi and Dari-languages widely spoken in Iran and Afghanistan, according to CNN . ABC's Justice Correspondent, Pierre Thomas, spoke glowingly of victor, and the closest he came to discussing her social medi...

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  • White House aide warned over tweet against Amash
White House aide warned over tweet against Amash

A staffer for President Donald Trump has been reprimanded by the Office of Special Counsel for violating federal law when he called for a primary challenger to U.S. The office found that Scavino had violated the Hatch Act , which prohibits executive branch employees from engaging in some forms of political activity, and it issued a warning to hi...

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  • NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying
NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying

Section 702, considered one of the "crown jewels" of the intelligence community, is set to expire at the end of 2017. During a Senate hearing that was largely concerned with the government's ongoing investigations into Russian Federation and possible collusion with members of President Donald Trump's campaign, Director of National Intelligence ...

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  • White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia
White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia

The world may never know what President Donald Trump was thinking when he tweeted "covfefe," but the White House is claiming that his intended audience got the message loud and clear. Trump tweeted in jest about the whole ordeal just after 6 a.m. ET. Dozens of definitions have been submitted to the Urban Dictionary website, which crowdsources...

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  • United Kingdom voters prioritize security in wake of attacks
United Kingdom voters prioritize security in wake of attacks

They now hold 330, but some polls have shown the party losing enough seats to sit below the threshold. With the Conservative seats needing to fall below 300 and a Labour minority needing to form a coalition with other smaller sympathetic parties, the German bank do not think that Conservatives will lose this election barring some big upsets.

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  • Alabama executes man for '94 killing of fast-food workers
Alabama executes man for '94 killing of fast-food workers

Robert Bryant Melson , 46, is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Thursday evening at a south Alabama prison. State prosecutors said he and a former employee robbed the restaurant in Gadsden, about 60 miles northeast of Birmingham. A judge dismissed lawsuits that say Alabama is using a sedative called midazolam that has been known to cause ...

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