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May 19 2017

Oklahoma schools canceling activities ahead of storms

The American Red Cross has set up a shelter to help storm victims. Fitzgerald says they lifted walls off people who were trapped. The governor toured the damaged areas ...

May 19 2017

Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship

A field of 144 golfers will test the 6,430-yard, par-71 River Course designed by Pete Dye in a chase for the winner's share of the $1.3 million total purse and the 50...

May 19 2017

Trump's mishandling of intelligence secrets could affect cooperation over N. Korea: congressman

The letter specifically requests any "recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, and memoranda" related to conversations between Comey and Trump. But the swirling quest...

May 19 2017

Auto plunges into Times Square

Details were not immediately available. He was in custody, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney yet who could comment on his behalf. Alyssa Elsman died Thursday ...

May 19 2017

Joe Lieberman is top contender for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

US Senator from Connecticut Joe Lieberman leaves the West Wing of the White House after meeting with US President Donald Trump on May 17, 2017 in Washington , DC. Presid...

May 19 2017

New Orleans Takes Down 3rd of 4 Confederate-Era Monuments

Beauregard during the statue's removal from the entrance to City Park in New Orleans , Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The 100-plus protesters and onlookers were mostly peaceful,...

May 19 2017

Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray

The paperwork was filed with the FEC Wednesday. Mr. Pence will reportedly use the money raised by the PAC to fund his travel on Air Force Two to campaign for Republican...

May 19 2017

US Navy veteran kills one in Times Square car crash, 22 hurt

Alyssa Elsman, 18, of Portage, Michigan, is seen in this Instagram photo. The 26-year-old driver from the Bronx was taken into custody and was undergoing tests for alco...

May 19 2017

United States senators probe Trump official on special counsel, Federal Bureau of Investigation firing

Pressure to place the Russia probe in independent hands intensified this week following reports that Trump pressured Comey to reel back the Russia investigation as it p...

May 19 2017

Republicans Fear Trump Backlash Will Halt Tax Cuts, Obamacare Rollback

Democratic lawmakers have demanded that the Justice Department name a special prosecutor to investigate the Russian Federation matter. And President Putin said: "If t...

May 19 2017

Corrine Brown found guilty on fraud and tax evasion charges

Brown, 70, was convicted on 18 out of 22 counts of participating in a conspiracy involving a fraudulent education charity, concealing material facts required on financial...

May 19 2017

Trump administration has not demanded settlement freeze, new ambassador to Israel says

The front of the USA embassy is seen in Tel Aviv, Israel January 20, 2017. Trump promised during his presidential campaign to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital an...

May 19 2017

Lindsey Graham: Trump-Russia investigation has evolved into a 'criminal investigation'

Trump is very clearly not the target of the " single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history ", an honor that probably belongs to George Burroughs of Sale...

May 19 2017

Oklahoma governor asks for calm after jury finds officer not guilty

According to the Tulsa World , Tiffany Crutcher said her brother was murdered and the Tulsa Police Department tried to cover it up. The family of Terence Crutcher ...

May 19 2017

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

But Clapper also told the Senate that he does not know the details of the of FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation during the preside...

May 19 2017

Putin offers transcript of Trump meeting with Lavrov

It was a typical spring scene outside the White House on Wednesday morning. The new development came as Republican and Democratic lawmakers pressured Trump to give a ...

May 19 2017

Trump may be regretting this tweet about 'Crooked Hillary' right about now

A GOP strategist didn't hold back when she tweeted about the hypocrisy behind President Donald Trump's indiscretions being constantly excused by Republican "enablers". "T...

May 19 2017

Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

The statue of Gen. P G T Beauregard was lifted off its base shortly before 3am Wednesday, with workers wearing helmets and covering their faces. The Times Picayune rep...

May 19 2017

Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, says Spicer 'gets beat up'

Comey declined, instead offering honesty. "I expect nothing short of someone beyond reproach and (it) will be exactly what the country needs", said Warner, a Trump del...

May 19 2017

Trump defiant, doubting top advisers as White House in turmoil, sources say

If a new report about President Donald Trump passing words of reassurance to former national security adviser Michael Flynn is accurate, it could have serious implicati...