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What Crimes Could Jared Kushner Have Committed? Judge Nap Weighs In

Meanwhile, Kushner's lawyer has said that he is willing to cooperate with congressional probes of Trump campaign links to Russian officials. But Trump...


WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, as well as rollout plans for policy and other initiatives. Dubke , who served in the post for three mont...


James Comey plans to confirm bombshell allegations against Trump in public testimony

Former FBI director James Comey could publicly testify as soon as next week about his interactions with President Donald Trump in the wake of reports that...


NY officer charged with murder in mentally ill woman's death

Further details were said to be coming from the Bronx District Attorney's office Wednesday afternoon. Barry, who is white, entered Danner's apartment on Octob...


Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations

Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice during a 2014 protest in Washington, D.C. The police officer who shot and killed the 12-year-old boy, Timothy L...


Shulkin says accountability at VA is 'broken'

In a "State of the VA" report released Wednesday, he points to decades of disrepair and bloated bureaucracy . Shulkin suggested that the VA will look into ...


Investigator: Deadly shooting began when fugitive confronted

The owner of a Texas vehicle dealership where a shootout left three men dead says two of the men initially represented themselves as federal agents but may have...


McCain: Kushner story 'more and more bizarre'

Mr Trump had earlier taken to Twitter to vent his frustrations with the "fake news media". Even when authorized, however, top officials in the Trump White Hou...


"Bathroom bill" continues to bedevil Texas politics

The Texas Medical Board is among those hanging in the balance. If he takes no action, it becomes law automatically. Shortly after that, in a news conference...


Trump Officially Starts NAFTA Renegotiation Countdown

Late last month he signed an executive order that required the Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and the USTR, in consultation with several federal agencies, to...


Map shows the most misspelled word in each state

In March, 5-year-old super speller Edith Fuller qualified for nationals - making her the youngest contender ever! With the National Spelling Bee underway ...


Turkey summons U.S. ambassador to protest 'aggressive' handling of Turkish bodyguards

A diplomatic dispute deepened when Turkey summoned the American ambassador in Ankara to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday, to protest "the aggressive ...


Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

On Wednesday his committee subpoenaed Federal Bureau of Investigation records, sparking speculation of a showdown with the White House. "As you know, after ca...


Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning that he will make his decision public within a few days. Notably, regardless of Trump's decision on Paris , his admin...


PK80 Bracket Reveal: Georgetown, Butler learn first-round opponents

For more information and a list of upcoming events, visit rosequarter.com . The tournament - a Nike-centric, made-for-TV event that's been dubbed the "PK80" ...


Connecticut teachers, students protest DeVos' comments

Last week, DeVos criticized the high school and said a former student, named Michael, described the place "a risky day care". "I grew up here in East Hartford...


Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

That is highly misleading, experts say. But there would be no "gatekeeper" obstacles to care.As with most health coverage, New York Health covers health care se...


White House Holds Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

The article describes a December 1 or 2 meeting in which Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, discussed setting up a direct communication system between Tru...


Suspect in fatal Portland attack yells about 'free speech' at hearing

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump free speech rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they were inappropriate and could b...


Woods 'asleep at wheel' of stationary vehicle

Both front tires were flat and both front and back bumpers were damaged. After being woken up, Woods claimed he didn't know where he was, according to police....


Trial Begins For Man Accused of Killing 2-Year-Old "Baby Doe"

According to prosecutors, Michael Patrick McCarthy went into Bella's bedroom in 2015 and killed her in their Dorchester apartment, saying she was a "demon ". S...


Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Cleveland authorities also announced that Frank Garmback , the officer driving the patrol vehicle at the time Loehmann shot Rice, would be suspended for 10 ...


For many, the true meaning of Memorial Day has been forgotten

Tollefsen said he got involved with the VFW because the government was not helping veterans. "It was Vietnam veterans and Korea veterans and those who served ...


White House communications director resigns, Kushner keeping head down

Kellyanne Conway , White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his ...


Politicians give verdict on Corbyn-May TV interviews

A live-stream attracted nearly 190,000 viewers on Sky News' Facebook feed and nearly 50,000 on YouTube. "She is pursuing Nigel Farage's cold, mean-spirited, e...


Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

The President has publicly come out in support of Mr Kushner, saying: "I have total confidence in him". Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "res...


US shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

This missile would be fired from either Vandenberg or Fort Greely in Alaska ( according to the Times, the U.S.'s ground-based midcourse defense system (GMD) ...


Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

The victims were identified Saturday as 53-year-old Ricky John Best, of Happy Valley, 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, of Southeast Portland , and Mi...


Back to the Future fan ticketed for going 88 miles per hour in DeLorean

Spencer White said he was driving on the freeway in California's Santa Clarita area with his mother when he looked at his speedometer and saw he was travelling...


University of California to end lavish spending on dinners

Enrollment to attend the Lincoln, Omaha, and Kearney campuses would increase by 5.4%; with a bit different tuition hike at the University of Nebraska Medical Ce...


Adult Summer Reading Program

Adams says, "Reading as a family helps kids keep their reading muscles strong during the summer, and studies show that kids who read over the summer come back t...


Mother to victims: 'You will always be our hero'

Frightened, Mangum and her 17-year-old Muslim friend made a decision to move to the back of the train when a stranger stepped in to help. Christian is white, ...


Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

President Juan Carlos Varela of Panama announced Noriega's death on Twitter early Tuesday morning (May 30). Torrijos died in 1981, and as ruler in his...


Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to spend more for defense

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that joining the USA -led anti-ISIL coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight ...


Cleveland policeman who fatally shot Tamir Rice is fired

Officer Frank Garmback , who drove the patrol vehicle to the park, "would be suspended for 10 days beginning Wednesday", The New York Times reports . "There...