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Jun 08 2017

Fired FBI Director Comey faces Senate and rebuts Trump

But for all its colorful turns, Comey's opening statement , which he'll read to kick off his Senate Intelligence Committee testimony , ultimately yields more questi...

Jun 08 2017

Grave of 8-year-old Cincinnati boy exhumed for tablet

On Wednesday, the Hamilton County Coroner's Office had exhumed Gabriel's grave, and pulled out the tablet. A spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said they had no imme...

Jun 08 2017

Comey to verify allegations that Trump "obstructed justice"

But while it may seem that Comey's decision to release his testimony a day early actually upstages his own appearance, in reality he gave senators a running start to come...

Jun 08 2017

The Twitter bot turning Trump tweets into White House statements

Trump's anger about his ambassadors appeared to have been sparked by the senior United States envoy to the UK, Lewis Lukens , who in his own Twitter posts yesterday com...

Jun 08 2017

Portland Attack Survivor Asks People To Support The Harassed Girls

The teens, one of whom has identified herself to press as 16-year-old Destinee Mangum , were riding the light-rail train on Friday , May 26, when known white supremac...

Jun 08 2017

Iran blames Trump for new Mid-East muddle

But Qatar is willing to find solutions. He appeared to take a more measured tone during a call with Saudi Arabia's King Salman. He travelled Wednesday to the United...

Jun 08 2017

North Carolina governor presses lawmakers to redraw maps now

It makes no sense that we have just three Democrats in our Congressional delegation and 10 Republicans when registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans in Nort...

Jun 08 2017

Donald Trump Nominates Christopher Wray as FBI Director to Replace James Comey

Officials with the ehe American Civil Liberties Union questioned whether Wray could be independent in light of his "firm's legal work for the Trump family, his history of...

Jun 08 2017

Trump promises to create 'first-class' infrastructure

Saying that the American public deserves the best infrastructure in the world, the President, who made his own fortune in the construction industry, said that the federal...

Jun 08 2017

Japan Protests North Korea's Latest Scud-class Ballistic Missile Test

North Korea , which also tested two nuclear devices previous year, fired a short-range ballistic missile that flew about 280 miles and reached an altitude of about 75 m...

Jun 08 2017

Cards to play Purdue in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

UVa fans might remember the 2013 game in Charlottesville in particular, as the 48-38 slugfest made headlines for its absurdly low score. The ACC leads the all-time seri...

Jun 08 2017

Homeland Security Chief Acknowledges Searches of US Citizens' Devices — Cellphone Privacy

The U.S. government is considering banning laptops from the cabins of inbound flights from 71 airports overseas, a dramatic increase from the 10 airports where the secu...

Jun 08 2017

North Korea test fires more land-to-ship missiles

The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a liberal elected last month who has expressed a desire to reach out to Py...

Jun 08 2017

Intel Officials Won't Publicly Testify On Private Trump Talks

Acting director of the FBI Andrew McCabe refused to answer when asked whether he had talked to Comey, his predecessor, about claims that Trump put pressure on him to cl...

Jun 08 2017

USA intelligence chiefs refuse to discuss Trump conversations on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

But Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers told the Senate Intelligence Committee they would not discuss details...

Jun 08 2017

Showtime: US Senate Intel Panel Comey Releases Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe

Comey seized center stage in a compelling national political drama Thursday as he took his seat in the hearing room to deliver congressional testimony that has grave impl...

Jun 08 2017

Public works projects on Trump's agenda for Ohio visit

At the Rivertowne Marina, Trump was joined by several Cabinet secretaries as well as two NY real estate moguls, Richard LeFrak and Steven Roth, whom Trump had previou...

Jun 08 2017

Sacked FBI chief asked not to be left alone with Trump

Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, who plans to watch the hearing. Asked whether Comey viewed the dismissal as retaliation, the frien...

Jun 08 2017

Climate decision could accelerate damage to Trump properties

Hawaii has passed a law to document sea level rise and set strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions . So even though the USA administration is out, the world conti...

Jun 08 2017

Did Russian Hackers Create Qatar's Diplomatic Disaster?

Meanwhile, Turkey's parliament approved sending troops to an existing Turkish base in Qatar as a sign of support. Kuwait's Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah was met plan...