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Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

US President Donald Trump has confirmed he's being investigated for his role in firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , calling the p...


Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

U.S. President Donald Trump attacked what he called a "phoney story" on Thursday after a report that he is under investigation for possible obstruction of j...


Russia probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department

President Donald Trump's closest allies are attacking the integrity of those involved in the wideni. Trump kept up his criticism of the investigations in ...


Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery

Scalise, 51, is among four people shot by a gunman at a House Republican baseball practice Wednesday in the Washington suburbs. Hodgkinson, from IL, who had l...


Firefighters Face Another Day Of Triple-Digit Heat In Castaic Brush Fire Battle

According to the L.A. County Fire Department, the Lake Fire broke out Saturday afternoon in a hard-to-reach area near Castaic Lake and the 5 Freeway. In River...


Activist investor targets Saks owner

Baker has admitted that HBC should have spun off its real estate a year ago, an activist interest in the company could speed up the process and accelerate an HB...


Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice

News has confirmed Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating possible obstruction of justice tied to President Trump . On Wednesday, the Washing...


Star Wars actor Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin

Her cause of death was listed as sleep apnea with other factors. Investigators say they believe Ms Fisher took cocaine at least three days before she died...


Wildfire destroys home, hurts businesses in Utah ski town

CLOSURES - The community of Brian Head is still evacuated and will remain so until fire managers are sure the threat of fire impact is gone. There are no inj...


Donald Trump sued by two states over business links

Frosh outlined details of the lawsuit in an interview with The Associated Press . "The emoluments clauses are a firewall against corruption", said Fros...


Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

Yanez fired his gun only a few seconds after Castile calmly informed the officer that he had a registered gun in the vehicle. In the video, which had been ...


Holcomb Fire Burns Northeast of Big Bear; Evacuations in Effect

That means they can't carry as much fuel, and they can't carry as much fire retardant. The vegetation in the area is pinion pine, which is hot, sappy wood. Br...


Phoenix Is So Hot That Some Planes Can't Take Off

The previous record was set in June and July of 2013 with a 79.8 average temperature , according to the Associated Press . On June 26, 1990, some flights al...


Steve Scalise condition improves after surgery

Medical staff also have removed a tube that had been inserted into Scalise's abdomen to prevent fluid from going into his lungs while he was sedated, said the s...


Dems' motions, speeches knock GOP health bill for secrecy

McConnell said Tuesday the Senate healthcare bill would be different from the House version, but he did not elaborate. Thune said the Senate healthcare bill w...


Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice

Trump expressed frustration Thursday at the prospect of that review, again taking to Twitter to denounce the probe as a "witch hunt", and complaining that Hilla...


Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

While most corporate marriages end in relative failure , Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods could very well be the birth of a power player in ...


Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

The search for new members of the White House communications team comes after Mike Dubke resigned from the communications director job last month, and Spi...


Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles

Ryan didn't reveal new policy details or a shift in his thinking, which prompted a sharp retort from his Democratic counterpart. Yet Ryan didn't provide any add...


Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

While the Gulf storm remains disorganized, forecasters say it will likely become better formed over the next two days and warned residents in the Florida Panhan...


Senate Republicans set to release Obamacare repeal bill

A spokesman for McConnell declined to comment. " Senate Republicans will continue working because it's clear that we can not allow Americans' health care to ...


Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

He said on Monday that Wisconsin's "redistricting process was entirely lawful and constitutional, and the district court should be reversed". "More than 6...


IN leads Midwest with area counties' improving unemployment rates

IN continues to see a decline in unemployment insurance claims, directly related to a constricting labor market, DWD noted. The Department of Workforce Develo...


Video shows moment woman picks up rattlesnake, not dog toy

No one, including her dogs, were injured. In the video, shot from her home's security camera, you can see Rosso react, flinging the snake out of her hands. Th...


Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

Graber says the ruling is of immediate significance to the Washington Redskins football team, whose owners made similar arguments after the Patent and Tradem...


Protests Erupt After Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Philando Castile

Castile was shot and killed by officer Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop a year ago. The jury of 12 deliberated on this one question: Did the officer ...


Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

It wasn't immediately clear to whom Trump was referring to in his comment "the man who told me to fire" Comey. Accusations of obstruction arose last month whe...


Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps

In his concurrence, Justice Anthony Kennedy laid out what he saw as the two obstacles to tackling partisan gerrymandering by the courts: first, that there a...


Data of nearly 200 million US voters leaked

An Amazon S3 bucket containing the personal details of over 198 million Americans was left exposed online with no protection, according to UpGuard , a cybe...


United Kingdom police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

The van driver, a 46 year old man, was reportedly grabbed by several civilians before the police could reach the scene. Witnesses told CNN they saw a van dr...


Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

The newest Justice, Neil M. Gorsuch, did not take part in the decision . 'This North Carolina law keeps registered sex offenders off of social networking web...


Florida homeowner fights off attackers with machete

The sheriff's report says the homeowner was able to disarm the suspect allegedly carrying a shotgun. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) said the homeow...


Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

Members of the Portland, Oregon-based Asian-American rock band The Slants (L-R) Tyler Chen, Ken Shima, Simon Tam , Joe X. Jiang pose in Portland, Oregon ,...


New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

The US president has denied trying to influence the investigation, but has acknowledged in an interview that Russian Federation was on his mind when he dismis...


White House pushing Republicans in the House to relax new Russian Federation sanctions

The Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly - 97 to 2 - to add the Russian Federation measure to a bill sanctioning Iran for its work to develop ballistic ...