• A Trump Office Has Recommended Shrinking A Controversial National Monument
A Trump Office Has Recommended Shrinking A Controversial National Monument

A Trump administration official has recommended shrinking a controversial national monument in Utah that was one of Obama's final, legacy-defining orders. Zinke's report also included several recommendations directed at Congress , including enabling tribal co-management of the monument. Conservation groups quickly slammed Zinke's recomme...

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  • Scores gather outside Pulse to honor massacre victims
Scores gather outside Pulse to honor massacre victims

Erin Anderson and Jeannine Williams are both Orlando residents who came by in observance. The tolling lasted about three hours for the almost 3,000 victims . She said the club, which has never reopened, will become a permanent memorial. They remembered the 49 people who were killed and 50 others injured when 29-year-old Omar Mateen opened fi...

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  • US AG to testify in public today over Russian Federation probe
US AG to testify in public today over Russian Federation probe

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions pictured addressing the National Law Enforcement Conference on Human Exploitation in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. on June 6, 2017 maybe testifying twice this month. "That'll come up", he said on Fox. How is that in a month's time, the public goes from laughing at a senator who describes the release of unclassified ...

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  • Sheriff's office: Florida home set on fire to hide killings
Sheriff's office: Florida home set on fire to hide killings

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at the two-story house in the 800 block of Atz Rd.in Malabar about 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A relative was visiting the family from out of state. Highway 1 in Grant. The truck was still running, but the boat was missing, deputies said. A search is underway for a body where the boat was found. Anyone with info...

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  • Cosby defense gives closing argument in sex assault case
Cosby defense gives closing argument in sex assault case

Richard Schaffer , a detective who interviewed Cosby in 2005 after Constand accused him of drugging and molesting her at his nearby home was recalled to the stand to answer follow-up questions from McMonagle, which included questions about Cosby's deteriorating vision.

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  • Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre
Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

Journalist Jules Suzdaltsev tweeted: 'Remembering the victims of this senseless and hateful crime is IMPORTANT but it is MORE IMPORTANT to protect them in the first place!' Monday marked the anniversary of the shooting June 12, 2016. on June 12, 2016. She had made plans to be there the night of the shooting but chose to go another night club. T...

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  • Accused Minnesota Cop Testifies in Philando Castile Trial
Accused Minnesota Cop Testifies in Philando Castile Trial

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights in July 2015. A defense expert testified that a Minnesota police officer used "justifiable deadly force" in the fatal shooting last July of a black motorist who had informed him he was carrying a gun. He said he was convinced that Castile reached for the gun because of Yanez's comments to investigators that he saw ...

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  • Trump tweets hurting legal case - key adviser's husband
Trump tweets hurting legal case - key adviser's husband

They have been arguing that the executive order on immigration was based on credible national security concerns unrelated to religion, and his campaign statements should be ignored. The second order reduced the number of countries affected by the ban from seven to six and also excluded banning those who already hold permanent residency in the Unite...

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  • Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack
Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

Iranian leaders sought to play down the attacks, with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying: "These firecrackers that happened today will not have the slightest effect on the will of the people". The rebuke of the USA and Iran's regional rival, Saudi Arabia, came as thousands of mourners chanted "Down with the US" and "Death to Al-Saud" wh...

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  • House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump
House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

Nevertheless, the lawmakers said Wednesday they are drafting articles of impeachment. "This will continue to be obstruction of justice regardless of testimony given by James Comey". No Republicans have publicly voiced support for impeaching Trump. Mr. Trump repeatedly complained to Mr. Comey of a "cloud" over his administration because of the b...

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  • Theresa May's two key aides quit following election
Theresa May's two key aides quit following election

Senior party figures have cautioned against any immediate leadership challenge, saying it would cause only further disruption as Britain prepares to start Brexit negotiations as early as June 19. On Brexit , the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland - which could happen if May carries thro...

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  • Trump '100 per cent' willing to testify on Comey
Trump '100 per cent' willing to testify on Comey

But Mr Trump and his supporters focused instead on the confirmation that he was not a target of investigation, easing months of speculation. Mr Comey testified that he had given a memo, including details about a conversation with President Trump, to a friend - who was later identified as law professor Daniel Richman.

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  • Hawaii passes law committing state to Paris climate deal
Hawaii passes law committing state to Paris climate deal

Since Trump's decision, 257 mayors across the country have made pledges similar to Lempert's and have formed a network called Mayors National Climate Action Agenda (MNCAA), according to the statement. The agreement wants to limit global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. 'Resistance will be maintained because the United States is much more than j...

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  • Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues
Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted in his public hearing Thursday that Sessions, a former USA senator from Alabama, may have had additional contacts with Russians, and said in a closed hearing that investigators had received Russian intercepts detailing a possible third meeting between Sessions and Kislyak, sources familiar with the briefing to...

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  • California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday
California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

Alberre said it was the third ticket sold at the store worth over $1 million, and by far the largest. The winning ticket was sold at Marietta Liquor & Deli in southern California's Riverside County, about 80 miles (128.74 kilometers) south of Los Angeles, according to a release posted on the California Lottery's website .

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  • Mayor speaks at downtown march for equality
Mayor speaks at downtown march for equality

Among the marchers in Washington was Gil Mendez, a Puerto Rican native who traveled with his partner all the way from San Francisco to join the parade. Two 15-year-old marchers, Jessica Dodge and Shekinah Aho, held hands and wore shirts that said, "Make America Gay Again". "At least not people who are attached, so it's important for you to be here"...

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  • Sen. Susan Collins: President Trump should voluntarily turn over tapes
Sen. Susan Collins: President Trump should voluntarily turn over tapes

On Friday, Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski criticized Comey as not "man enough" for having leaked the memo via his friend rather than doing it himself. Comey was leading that probe. Comey is cut from the same cloth, but Trump wasn't afraid to fire him. His jurisdiction included Trump Tower. He said Trump reached out to h...

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  • Southern California liquor store gets payout for selling winning $448M Powerball ticket
Southern California liquor store gets payout for selling winning $448M Powerball ticket

Owner Matthew Alberre said Sunday he has not received much information about the bonus the store will receive and doesn't know what his family will do with the $1 million that officials have said is set aside for the store that sold the winning ticket.

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  • Donald Trump Ridicules 'Cowardly' Leaker James Comey
Donald Trump Ridicules 'Cowardly' Leaker James Comey

Comey stop investigating anyone", Mr. Trump's lawyer, Marc E. Kasowitz , told the public. Comey was leading the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. Trump agreed and tweeted: "Good times". On Friday, Trump indicated that he was willing to do that, a highly unusual step for a sitting president and one fraught with legal ha...

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  • Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday
Officer who killed black motorist to take the stand Friday

Yanez testified Friday that he saw Castile's gun and Castile ignored his commands not to pull it out of his pocket. Yanez, 29, told a St. Paul jury on Friday that he was feared for his own life when he pulled Castile, 32, over last July.

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  • Sean Spicer Says 'Small Group' Know What Trump's Covfefe Tweet Meant
Sean Spicer Says 'Small Group' Know What Trump's Covfefe Tweet Meant

A damage-control plan assembled by the president's aides would try to wall off the investigations by setting up a war room inside the White House and enlisting a high-powered team of lawyers outside the West Wing. Dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster checked in with an eye-rolling tweet about people looking up "covfefe" on its website. Trump is...

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  • Top US Senate intelligence Democrat: 'more investigating to do'
Top US Senate intelligence Democrat: 'more investigating to do'

White House officials had weighed trying to block Comey from testifying by arguing that his discussions with the president pertained to national security and that there was an expectation of privacy. It's quite dramatic, nearly novelistic in the details - describing phone calls and meetings and dinners with the president. Such a revelation cam...

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  • Daniel Berger wins second St. Jude Classic in a row
Daniel Berger wins second St. Jude Classic in a row

In a keenly-fought contest, which at one point included nine players tied for the lead, Berger picked up a birdie on 15 to move clear. Playing out of the penultimate twosome, he mustered six (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation, losing 0.554 strokes tee-to-green and 1.770 on-the-green.

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  • 1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M
1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

It is also located near an off-ramp to a freeway. But there were still more than 67,000 tickets in Virginia that won a prize, and two tickets purchased in the state matched four numbers and the Powerball, making them each worth $50,000. California lottery officials say the sole winning ticket for the $447.8 million Powerball jackpot was sold in ...

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  • Max Scherzer Becomes 3rd-Fastest Pitcher to Reach 2000 Strikeouts
Max Scherzer Becomes 3rd-Fastest Pitcher to Reach 2000 Strikeouts

Oliver Perez walked Choo to load the bases. Elvis Andrus hit a two-run triple and scored on Mazara's sacrifice fly. Bibens-Dirkx then set down the next 18 batters before Rendon hit a two-out single in the seventh. "My expectation is that if all things go well, his next start would be in the big leagues", Banister said. Ryan Zimmerman (back) wa...

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  • Back to back champs: Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup
Back to back champs: Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup

Empty netter: Carl Hagelin outraced the Predators to a loose puck to score the insurance goal. The win meant the Penguins were the first team in two decades to successfully defend the Stanley Cup they won previous year. Losing Suter might have been one the best things to happen to Josi. It Murray, though, who was tested big time with les...

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  • The #covfefe conundrum: Donald Trump does it again!
The #covfefe conundrum: Donald Trump does it again!

So how did it happen? Last night, the president either dozed off mid-tweet or masterminded a media madhouse by tweeting, "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". "I have no idea what the intended form of covfefe is, but it seems that Trump mistyped - and a new vocabulary word burst onto the scene", Twitter user @nakashima1106 wrote We...

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  • Anti-Shariah rally in Denver draws people from both sides
Anti-Shariah rally in Denver draws people from both sides

The group organizing the rallies, " Act for America ", claims Shariah law is incompatible with western democracy. "They claim to be anti this small portion of the Muslim population supposedly but they are a anti Muslim group", said Marie.

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  • The prosecution in the Bill Cosby trial has rested its case
The prosecution in the Bill Cosby trial has rested its case

He never told her what the pills were. Proceedings ended the day before with the prosecution introducing the sworn testimonies Cosby gave in September 2005 and March 2006, after former District Attorney Bruce Castor Jr. "But my apology was, my God, I'm in trouble with these people because this is an old man and their young daughter". "I apolo...

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  • Trump brands former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief a 'leaker'
Trump brands former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief a 'leaker'

But yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction. "And some of the things that he said just weren't true", Trump said at a news conference in the White House Rose Garden. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: I'm not hinting anything. Another asked: "Are there tapes, sir?" Liberals will have you believe otherwise, but they must be disappointed that their...

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  • 3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case
3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley who pleaded guilty to child endangerment , will serve three months in jail and then will be under house arrest, while former Penn State Vice President Gary Schultz will serve two months in jail for their roles in the Sandusky cover-up.

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  • This One Tweet About Women Being Alone With Trump Is Chilling
This One Tweet About Women Being Alone With Trump Is Chilling

Republicans were slightly more approving of Trump's Twitter behavior than the general population, however, as 69 percent of all registered voters say that the president tweets too much. Trump told people at the time that he anxious the decision would be seen as an admission of defeat - and has continued to express frustrations with the Justic...

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  • Three US soldiers confirmed dead in Afghan insider attack
Three US soldiers confirmed dead in Afghan insider attack

So-called "green-on-blue" attacks-when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on worldwide troops-have been a major problem during the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) long years fighting alongside Afghan forces. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani surprised everyone at a peace conference Tuesday when he said that up to 11,000 foreign fight...

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  • 'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath
'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump's private comments urging him to drop the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn led him to tell his Justice Department colleagues they needed to be careful. He said he would be happy to speak to special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating allegations that Ru...

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  • Video of Kala Brown's rescue, serial killer's confession released
Video of Kala Brown's rescue, serial killer's confession released

The woman, Kala Brown , was locked inside of a shipping container. " Todd Kohlhepp shot Charlie Carver three times in the chest and wrapped him in a blue tarp", Kala told detectives. Phil earlier this year that the serial killer bragged that he'd murdered nearly 100 people, but it's unclear if he'll be charged with any more deaths.

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