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May 21 2017

Congressman calls for Donald Trump's impeachment on House floor

It's striking how many congressional Republicans are concerned about President Donald Trump's behavior of late. "I said to myself ... this Russian Federation thing with...

May 21 2017

Job growth is up while unemployment falls in Florida, South Florida

The unemployment rate in MA went up to 3.9 percent in April from 3.6 percent in March, while the unemployment rate remains lower than the national rate at 4.4 percent. A ...

May 21 2017

Speaker Ryan: President Trump 'obviously' had a 'bad 2 weeks'

Director overseeing a lawful investigation of the President's campaign ties to Russian influence in the President's 2016 Election. Trump fumed about it in a speech to g...

May 21 2017

Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress

Trump said he had "respect" for the move, but added: "I think it divides the country". Unlike Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel appointed by a three-judge panel ...

May 21 2017

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

On Wednesday, Trump met with Lieberman , acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, and former top FBI official Richard McFeely. But af...

May 21 2017

Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

Spicer offered a new explanation for the firing, saying that Trump had been trying to improve relations with Russia-and Comey got in the way. Committee chairman Senator...

May 21 2017

Democrats seek impeachment of President Donald Trump

Chaffetz also questioned the appointment of a special counsel to take over the investigation into possible Russian interference during the 2016 US election, which Comey h...

May 21 2017

US Extends Iran Nuke Deal Sanctions Relief, Imposes New Ballistic Missile Sanctions

Iran and major powers led by the US made a deal in 2015 to curb Tehran's nuclear ambitions in exchange for easing economic sanctions. That was a relief to Iranian Preside...

May 21 2017

Family Torn Apart After 6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Mississippi

This Madison County Detention Center booking photograph taken Thursday, May 18, 2017 shows Tyreek Washington . (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). For the complete sto...

May 20 2017

NAFTA an opportunity to improve trade deal for Ontario: Wynne

It proposes "modernization" of the agreement, with new provisions on digital trade, intellectual-property rights, labor and environmental standards, regulatory measures a...

May 20 2017

Trump meets with lawyers after special counsel appointed

He also misspelled "counsel" as "councel". If there is any evidence that Trump associates colluded with Russian hackers, Mueller will find it. The reporting indicates t...

May 20 2017

Trump claims 'witch hunt'; GOP puts hope in special counsel

That said, the country is now in the unknown, and the Trump administration faces a wholly different political future. "No politician in history, and I say this with gre...

May 20 2017

Fox News Host Kimberly Guilfoyle Says She's Discussed Becoming Press Secretary

He may hand over Spicer's press briefing duties entirely to deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (whose "basic atrocities" may be the new "alternative facts"),...

May 20 2017

Stealth fighters escort Hawaii-bound flight after in-flight disturbance

A Turkish national, identified as 25-year-old Anil Uskanil, wrapped a blanket or towel on his head and tried to rush the cockpit of American Airlines Flight 31. The fligh...

May 20 2017

Rep. Chaffetz Quits Congress, Trump Investigation To Fade

Here's a look back at the rocky year Chaffetz has had since Trump took office. Chaffetz immediately tweeted that he wanted to see the memo when news broke Tuesday. "A...

May 20 2017

New Orleans Prepares To Take Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee

The towering sculpture of Lee, dedicated with great fanfare in 1884, was one of the first Confederate monuments erected in the South and the last of four contentious Civi...

May 20 2017

FBI boss Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel to Trump-Russia investigation

Former FBI director James Comey told associates Trump asked him to shut down an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Mueller was selecte...

May 20 2017

Passengers say man acted oddly before takeoff

That's when Uskanil, now apparently wearing a towel or blanket over his head and with his laptop in his hand, was trying to get into the first-class cabin. Uskanil having...

May 20 2017

Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

The Washington Post, citing sources familiar with the matter, did not identify the senior Trump adviser except to say that the person of interest was close to Trump, a Re...

May 20 2017

Despite Hubbub Over Michael Flynn, Clapper Says No Collusion with Russian Federation

The Flynn case re-emerged to dog the administration on Monday, when Yates testified to Congress that she met with White House counsel Donald McGahn on January 26 and told...