• Trump is reportedly considering a massive White House shakeup
Trump is reportedly considering a massive White House shakeup

President Donald Trump fired James Comey last week. Tillerson backed up McMaster's assertions, saying: "During President Trump's meeting with Foreign Minister Lavrov a broad range of subjects were discussed among which were common efforts and threats regarding counter-terrorism".

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  • Trump say it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week
Trump say it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

But is it enough? The first interviews to find a replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey take place on Saturday. This handy Venn diagram sums up what we know. And the reactions continue to be partisan; 58 percent of Republicans approved of Trump's decision, while 66 percent of Democrats disapproved. Every time Trump turned on the TV, t...

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  • President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded
President Trump warns Comey about 'leaking', implies talks were recorded

A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and the former FBI Director James Comey. In his tweets on Friday, Trump wrote that, "As a very active president with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!" But Clapper merely said he had found no evidence of collusion by...

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  • Police attempting to locate missing 20-year-old man
Police attempting to locate missing 20-year-old man

His home is about a mile from the party. Doherty is junior in the Pratt School of Engineering and a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at Duke. "They were going through people's back yards with this big German shepherd", said neighbor Pat Henry. Special equipment is also being used because the terrain is marsh-like and challenging.

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  • Trump warns ousted FBI chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'
Trump warns ousted FBI chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

Trump said a decision on Comey's replacement could be made as early as next week before he is scheduled to leave on May 19 for his first foreign trip as president. Referring to a White House dinner in January at which Comey associates have told several media outlets that Trump asked him for a loyalty pledge, Graham added, "And if there are any ...

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  • Comey Is Willing To Testify Before Lawmakers-But Only in Public
Comey Is Willing To Testify Before Lawmakers-But Only in Public

In his far-reaching interview with Judge Jeanine Pirro, President Trump expressed surprise at Democrats for criticizing his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. There was speculation in the media that Trump was giving Sanders, the daughter of former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, a tryout to eventually replace Spicer.

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  • 2 women killed in shooting on highway in Virginia
2 women killed in shooting on highway in Virginia

Also killed was the car's driver, Tanna D. Gardner, 23, of Richmond. Virginia State Police said seven people were riding in a 2017 Nissan traveling north on I-95 about 3:45 a.m. She was transported to VCU Medical Center, where she died later Sunday morning. The 2017 Nissan that Gardner and Holland were in was headed northbound on I-95 when a newe...

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  • Barrington man facing charges in Penn State pledge brother's death
Barrington man facing charges in Penn State pledge brother's death

In the recording, Beta Theta Pi brother Ryan McCann can be heard calmly informing the operator that Timothy Piazza has been unconscious, however, he does not mention the fact that the 19-year-old pledge had been in a near-vegetative state for close to 12 hours.

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  • Man gets 49 years in anti-transgender hate crime
Man gets 49 years in anti-transgender hate crime

The case had been closely watched by LGBT advocates nationwide. Prosecutors believed he killed her in fear of his fellow Latin Kings gang members learning about their relationship. Vallum also falsely claimed to law enforcement that he killed Williamson in a panic after discovering Williamson was transgender. He shocked her with a stun gun and stab...

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  • Brooks adds his name to US Senate candidates
Brooks adds his name to US Senate candidates

Senate seat previously held by Jeff Sessions. The general election is in December. The primary date is August 15, with a potential runoff on September 26. The key is that America must remember who we are as a people". The Huntsville Republican portrayed the nation as being at a crossroads. And the Senate Leadership Fund, a super-PAC with ties...

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  • Kids on DC field trip on overturned bus
Kids on DC field trip on overturned bus

The Susquehanna Hose Company said at least 25 people were injured in the crash, including two in critical condition. Philadelphia Schools Superintendent William Hite said some of the bus passengers were released from the hospital by Monday afternoon.

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  • Trump Says He Wants to Pick New FBI Director Quickly
Trump Says He Wants to Pick New FBI Director Quickly

Michael Garcia is speaking to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein . At least eight candidates for the bureau's top spot headed to the Department of Justice on Saturday to interview for the position, which was vacated when James Comey was sacked this week.

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  • State has country's seventh worst drug problem
State has country's seventh worst drug problem

The personal finance website WalletHub.com released its list of states with the biggest drug problem in 2017 . For instance, it had the most people per 100,000 drug users receiving abuse treatment, the 15th highest percentage of adults who needed but didn't receive treatment and the fourth highest percentage of teenagers who were offered, sold or ...

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  • 'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68
'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68

Since its release in 1981, the film has become a cult favourite. Boothe was known for playing bad guys in many films, including "Tombstone ", "Sin City " and "The Avengers ". He played Gen. Alexander M. Haig Jr., the White House chief of staff, in director Oliver Stone's "Nixon " (1995) and a sheriff in Stone's " U Turn " (1997).

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  • GOP Rep. Outed Local Activist In Fundraising Letter To Her Employer
GOP Rep. Outed Local Activist In Fundraising Letter To Her Employer

Just as Trump targets his "enemies" in the press, his political opposition, and even in the FBI, Frelinghuysen took aim at a woman who protested him, and wrote a letter of complaint to her employer. Now, while this sounds like a questionable use of Frelinghuysen's time and influence, one could perhaps forgive Avelenda's colleagues for being concern...

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  • Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration
Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Spicer also said the reason Yates was asked to return to the White House the day after she met with its counsel is because she had done an inadequate job in that first meeting. She didn't refuse to enforce the travel ban until January 30 - the same day she was sacked. Yates has given no indication she has any interest in running for public office...

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  • Kidnapped Nigerian girls freed from Boko Haram
Kidnapped Nigerian girls freed from Boko Haram

At the initial release of girls in October, the government said the release of another 83 would be coming soon. The party therefore urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be steadfast in his commitment to ensure the release of all the Chibok girls as well as others being held captive by the terrorists.

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  • Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store
Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store

He was identified by police as 66-year-old Michael Wagner. Webb has been arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of a grocery employee in Estacada, Ore ., Sunday, May 15, 2017 , and the discovery of his mother's body in the house they both shared.

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  • Supreme Court rejects appeal over NC voter ID law
Supreme Court rejects appeal over NC voter ID law

As AP notes, when the law passed, North Carolina Republicans claimed that voter ID was necessary to improve the integrity of elections. The Supreme Court today refused to consider reinstatement of North Carolina's voter ID law that was struck down in July by a unanimous decision of a three-judge panel on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appe...

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  • Boeing Will Assemble TX In St. Louis If Awarded Contract
Boeing Will Assemble TX In St. Louis If Awarded Contract

It will be used by the Air Force for training jet pilots and is planned to go into operation by 2024. A big announcement is coming from Boeing Monday morning. Boeing and Saab rolled out the first T-X last September in a high-energy ceremony in St. Louis, where the dropcloth reveal of the first aircraft was accompanied by dubstep music and flashin...

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  • Trump slams 'critics' in his first commencement address as president
Trump slams 'critics' in his first commencement address as president

Trump returned the praise, calling Liberty a "place of true champions" and thanked evangelicals for helping elect him to office. Last week, the White House revealed that Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Trump asked the graduates. "I really don't think any other president has done more for evangelicals and the faith community in fou...

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  • Frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'
Frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'

After graduating in 2015, Neuman enrolled at Penn State, where he served as a manager for the wrestling team, according to the team's yearbook. "This was a preventable tragedy", he told " Good Morning America ". Members allegedly deleted GroupMe, Facebook and text messages, ordered pledges to get rid of evidence of alcohol and told pledges to...

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  • West Virginia reporter jailed after questioning United States health secretary
West Virginia reporter jailed after questioning United States health secretary

The fact that a reporter was arrested for trying to get those answers from a public servant in Trump's administration does an appalling disservice to West Virginia voters. He said protesters have been arrested in the statehouse in the past, but he wasn't aware of any reporter arrests. Persistent journalist arrested while questioning...

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  • Schumer: Sessions 'Seems To Be Violating' His Recusal From Russia Probe
Schumer: Sessions 'Seems To Be Violating' His Recusal From Russia Probe

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia says Attorney General Jeff Sessions should not be interviewing candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Almost a dozen other names have been floated for Comey's replacement, including 9/11-era NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly , FBI Richmond, Va. chief Adam Lee, former Rep.

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  • Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win
Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Martin Truex Jr .is the favorite, with 11/2 odds to win. Anytime you can get in pit stall one it helps a lot. You never forget those. That was before two late cautions stacked up the field behind Truex. We have improved a lot on that this year. Logano's vehicle turned left violently, tapped Danica Patrick's auto ...

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  • Obama offers support after Kimmel's late night plea on healthcare
Obama offers support after Kimmel's late night plea on healthcare

Kimmel said a sonogram of the heart revealed the baby had been born with a heart condition in which a pulmonary valve was completely blocked and there was a hole in the wall between the left and right sides of his heart. Sorry Jimmy Kimmel: your sad story doesn't obligate me or anybody else to pay for somebody else's health care. "Republican or...

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  • Acting FBI Director Tells US Senators No Effort To Impede Russia Investigations
Acting FBI Director Tells US Senators No Effort To Impede Russia Investigations

The report said that Comey has told associates that Trump twice asked Comey during their conversation to pledge his loyalty to him, something the Federal Bureau of Investigation director declined to do. "We'll see what happens", he said. Comey again declined, reiterating that he would only promise his honesty but not his loyalty. Mr Comey chose...

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  • Sean Spicer is back, and Melissa's McCarthy's impression of him follows suit
Sean Spicer is back, and Melissa's McCarthy's impression of him follows suit

Not only did the sketch involve a White House press briefing and Spicer's existential road journey, it ended up being the one where Alec Baldwin's President Trump and McCarthy's beleaguered press secretary finally meet. Okay? Then he hired lawyers to agree with him, and they're going to prove it with a certified letter, which you know is the tr...

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  • White House says budget deal contains wall funding
White House says budget deal contains wall funding

The president concluded by saying the government should shut down in September to fix the "mess". McConnell has said he's not inclined to change Senate rules on the filibuster and legislation. Trump on Tuesday threatened a shutdown beyond the September deadline, and Mulvaney said he had "no problem" with that scenario if it changes what he called...

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  • Trump at Liberty University:
Trump at Liberty University: "We don't worship government; we worship God"

Trump said. "But the future belongs to the dreamers, not to the critics". Relish the opportunity to be an outsider. The university's president, Jerry Falwell, Jr., endorsed Mr. Trump had earlier criticized Comey as a "showboat" and a "grandstander", and the president's warning prompted new accusations of interference with the FBI's Russian Fe...

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  • Trump addresses class of 2017 at Liberty University
Trump addresses class of 2017 at Liberty University

Trump really believed that Democrats would praise the Comey firing. "We don't need a lecture from Washington, D.C., on how to lead our lives", Trump said. "But you aren't going to let other people tell you what you believe, especially when you know that you are right", Trump told the graduates. Trump also took time during the speech to discus...

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  • Texas bill that fines police for not reporting shootings rejected, then resurrected
Texas bill that fines police for not reporting shootings rejected, then resurrected

Mack Beggs , a trans boy, recently won a girls' wrestling title in Texas. However, this goes against a policy instated by the University Interscholastic League which requires public school students to compete in the gender category that they were assigned at birth.

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  • Warner: Trump firing Comey has 'appearance' of quashing FBI's Russian Federation probe
Warner: Trump firing Comey has 'appearance' of quashing FBI's Russian Federation probe

Comey until the last possible moment because he feared that the communications staff would leak the news ... White House press secretary Sean Spicer subsequently refused to clarify whether Trump records conversations in the Oval Office, and said he was "not aware" whether Trump recorded his exchanges with Comey.

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  • National Ad Buy Boosts House GOPers Who Supported Obamacare Repeal Bill
National Ad Buy Boosts House GOPers Who Supported Obamacare Repeal Bill

We're going to draft our own bill. "As much as we've come up with a really incredible health care plan, this has brought the Republican Party together". Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME, a moderate Republican whose vote will be critical in getting a bill to Trump's desk, voiced concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those...

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  • Trump urges grads to draw lessons from his outsider status
Trump urges grads to draw lessons from his outsider status

In his 22-minute speech, Trump did not mention his firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey four days ago amid a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The venue was an especially safe one for the president, as white evangelicals offered Trump resounding support on Election Day and still view his ...

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