Stories about USA

Jun 19 2017

Trump decries 'witch hunt' but lawyer insists no probe

A former prosecutor, Dowd may be best known to the public for leading investigations on behalf of Major League Baseball, including a probe of allegations of improper gamb...

Jun 19 2017

Trump lawyer says president not under investigation

A lawyer for President Donald Trump said he is not under investigation, even though the president himself said he was. "The MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN agenda is doing ver...

Jun 19 2017

Three US troops killed after Afghan soldier opened fire

The Taliban has claimed responsibility , saying a Taliban loyalist infiltrated Afghan forces "just to attack foreign forces". Such insider attacks have happened befo...

Jun 19 2017

Donald Trump tweets anger over Russian Federation probe 'witch-hunt'

A Justice official said Rosenstein was motivated in part because of frustration that recent news stories have unfairly brought on a torrent of "leak" accusations against ...

Jun 19 2017

Yankees' CC Sabathia makes sensational barehand grab

Since kicking off the month of May with a pedestrian 8-10 record, the Red Sox have heated up over their last 14 games with a record of 10-4. In his last start, Michael ...

Jun 19 2017

Senate Democrat says any WH tapes due by Friday

The denial Sunday by Jay Sekulow , one of several personal lawyers Trump has hired to represent him in the Russian Federation case, is the latest of many examples in...

Jun 19 2017

Powerball winner sold at California retailer

The winning numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38 and 58. No one had matched all winning numbers since April 1. It costs $2 for a Powerball ticket and a chance to dream of insta...

Jun 19 2017

Trump's attorney contradicts himself on investigation denial

Challenged on " Fox News Sunday " about the issue, Sekulow said he could not be certain Trump was not under investigation but that no one had notified the legal tea...

Jun 19 2017

Trump not under investigation, his lawyer insists

His comments appeared to directly contradict Mr Trump's own tweet this week, in which he appeared to refer to deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein when he wrote: ...

Jun 19 2017

King Donald has made a martyr of Comey

Questions have been raised about the future of Mueller's role, especially given his appointment of several attorneys who have either represented the Clinton Foundation ...

Jun 19 2017

Senate Passes New Russian Sanctions Bill That Would Curb Trump's Power

It would make congressional approval necessary if Trump seeks to suspend or ease sanctions imposed on Russian Federation over its apparent cyberattacks during the 201...

Jun 19 2017

Donald Trump tweets anger over Russia probe 'witch-hunt'

Both Comey and Mueller know each other for 15 years and the former FBI director gave the memos to the latter because he knew Mueller would launch a probe into whether ...

Jun 19 2017

High winds to make final round of US Open interesting

He also missed a five-footer for birdie on No. 2, a six-footer for par on No. 5, a 12-footer for birdie on the 12th and an eight-footer for par on 15. Players were deligh...

Jun 19 2017

Trump says he's under FBI investigation

The Democratic National Committee called on Rosenstein to recuse himself from the Russian Federation matter, but it said authority over the investigation should be giv...

Jun 19 2017

Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final

Zaman went on and scored his maiden century as Pakistan posted a mammoth total of 338 for 4 for India to chase. Amir trapped Rohit Sharma lbw from the third ball,...

Jun 19 2017

Special prosecutor Mueller boosts his team for US Russian investigation

But Trump tried to remain on the offensive yesterday, charging on Twitter that investigators have so far turned up no evidence of wrongdoing. The department would not...

Jun 19 2017

Trump 'considering firing special counsel'

Last night, Trump ally Chris Ruddy announced that the president was also thinking about whether he would fire Robert Mueller , who is now leading the special investiga...

Jun 19 2017

Queen Elizabeth Holds Minute's Silence For Victims Of London Attack

The 1974-built concrete tower had recently been fitted with new exterior insulation cladding, which many locals blame for spreading the inferno so quickly. "There is a ...

Jun 19 2017

Cosby accuser Andrea Constand thanks jury, asks for privacy

For the last two weeks, the plaza outside the courthouse in this economically challenged county seat has been the staging area for media organizations from around the nat...

Jun 19 2017

Jury Acquits Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile

The video begins with the girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , in the passenger seat as Castile , covered in blood, sits in the driver's seat and a patrolman points his gun ...