Stories about USA

Jun 09 2017

The Trump White House won't say it has confidence in Jeff Sessions

The reportedly deteriorating relationship between Trump and Sessions was first reported by The New York Times , which said Monday that Trump was placing blame on S...

Jun 09 2017

United States spy chiefs refuse to disclose talks with Trump

For today, at least, the White House didn't have to make that decision. Coats declined to comment on May 23 before the Senate Armed Services Committee whether Trump...

Jun 09 2017

Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord

We can not afford to fall behind on climate action. However, a non-binding agreement without any enforcement provisions-a description that includes the Paris accord-m...

Jun 09 2017

Man charged with battery in racially charged incident at Starbucks

Anyway, according to WLS , the incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Chicago's Loop. A 23-year-old man from Chicago has been charged after an incident caught...

Jun 09 2017

North Korea launches multiple ground-to-ship missiles

The North in following weeks launched a solid-fuel midrange missile that can be fired on shorter notice than liquid fuel missiles, and also what it descried a new "prec...

Jun 09 2017

Pound falls sharply as hung parliament looms in UK

Commentators agreed the results were bad for the prime minister. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson said the party would hold Mrs May to her campaign statement that if she...

Jun 09 2017

Comey testimony: Donald Trump Jr. decries 'one big witch hunt'

The president never followed up on his comment about the Flynn affair, and Comey continued the Flynn investigation (meaning he didn't really consider it a directive); Tru...

Jun 09 2017

United Kingdom vote a gamble that could complicate Brexit: Europe leaders

She is expected to announce ministerial appointments later on Friday. Theresa May is in the fight of her life to survive as Britain's prime minister after losing he...

Jun 09 2017

What governor candidates think of tax vote

The move amounted to a shocking rejection of the tax-cutting experiment Brownback had held up as the centerpiece of his conservative governing. Kansas Governor Sam Bro...

Jun 09 2017

Half of Bridgeport High School graduates 12-year seniors

Inside the Crown Point High School graduation ceremony. In total, 1,730 district graduates earned high school diplomas. Kritikos said Hobart High has supported her 10...

Jun 09 2017

Trump's tweets draw scorn from some, support from others

Throughout his presidency and campaign, there has been a constant pattern where Trump says something ridiculous, his aides try to clarify the statement and say he did n...

Jun 09 2017

Shooting near a school in the United States: three people were killed

Police say the three died in an apparent domestic dispute after a woman and two children were picked up by second woman who also had a child in her vehicle. Nielsen did n...

Jun 09 2017

Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'

By referring to "total and complete vindication", the president was likely thinking of Comey's confirmation yesterday that, as NPR's Jessica Taylor reports , "there wa...

Jun 09 2017

Political World Watching As Comey Begins Testimony

Unlike their House counterparts, this group appeared to be sincerely interested in hearing what Mr. Comey had to say, and while there were moments of irrelevancy (inclu...

Jun 09 2017

Pittsburgh Penguins G Matt Murray to start Game 5 vs. Nashville Predators

The Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins are scheduled to play Game 4 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday. We did a good job of that tonight. "The one comment I ...

Jun 09 2017

Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House

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

Jun 09 2017

Comey says Trump fired him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

Comey recalled that Trump and the White House gave shifting explanations for why he was dismissed, first saying it was over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email ...

Jun 09 2017

After James Comey's testimony, Judge Napolitano brings the president's honesty into question

Former FBI director James Comey rocked Washington Thursday in testimony before Congress on alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to influence the investigation i...

Jun 09 2017

"He's just new to this": Paul Ryan defends Trump's behavior around Comey

Richman declined to comment further to The Post on Thursday , but spoke to the Chronicle of Higher Education about a tangential topic: What will Comey do next? Come...

Jun 09 2017

Germany hopes United Kingdom vote is against 'hard Brexit'

The election on Thursday (June 8) was meant to strengthen Prime Minister Theresa May's hand in the upcoming Brexit negotiations, but with no majority secured and a hun...