• Trump to China: Thanks for trying with North Korea
Trump to China: Thanks for trying with North Korea

The Trump administration is considering banning travel by USA citizens to North Korea, officials said Tuesday, and Trump declared Warmbier's treatment a "total disgrace". US President Donald Trump called Warmbier's detainment and death a "total disgrace". Trump reacted to Warmbier's death on Twitter and in remarks at the White House one day afte...

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  • Chelsea Clinton calls out Steve Bannon for 'fat shaming' Sean Spicer
Chelsea Clinton calls out Steve Bannon for 'fat shaming' Sean Spicer

The White House has reportedly not yet settled on a title for Spicer's new role , which is part of a broader shakeup meant to wipe the slate clean after a series of communications missteps. "There are days that I'll decide that the president's voice should be the one that speaks and iterate his priorities", Spicer told reporters. White House Chi...

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  • No containment for Holcomb fire above Big Bear Lake
No containment for Holcomb fire above Big Bear Lake

The fire was reported just after 3 p.m. Monday off Holcomb Valley Road north of Highway 18 and quickly required air support. Rolling power outages caused by the Holcomb fire closed the doors to many businesses, including gas stations. A portion of Highway 18 that closed was reopened, and evacuation centers that were set up for people and animals ...

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  • Chelsea Clinton: Steve Bannon of 'fat shamed' Spicer in text
Chelsea Clinton: Steve Bannon of 'fat shamed' Spicer in text

Chief White House spokesman Sean Spicer may no longer give the daily press briefings , elevated to a behind-the-scenes role in charge of President Donald Trump's communications efforts, according to a report . Meanwhile, aside from the outside pressure, Spicer has reportedly been facing criticism and pressure from inside the White House. ...

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  • Trump's attorney says he is not under investigation
Trump's attorney says he is not under investigation

A few minutes before that tweet , Trump spoke about the witch hunt, saying "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great". Rather, the FBI is a component of the executive branch, with Article II of the Constitution assigning to the president the position of head of the executive branch, along with the c...

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  • Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week
Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week

However, some now doubt whether the claims of ISIS are true as Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip, has also claimed responsibility for the attack, saying that it was their leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) group that caused the terror.

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  • Senate GOP pushing for health care vote next Thursday
Senate GOP pushing for health care vote next Thursday

McConnell bristled at this on Tuesday, arguing the public has been clear on the various sides of the issue in the seven years since the Affordable Care Act passed. "I would like a more open process, that's for sure", said Sen. A little less than a third of voters identify as Republicans today, and about half of them see Medicaid as welfare.

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  • Cosby trial judge tells jury to deliberate as long as willing
Cosby trial judge tells jury to deliberate as long as willing

First, Judge Steven O'Neill sent them back into deliberations in another attempt to reach a verdict , which must be unanimous. Bill Cosby (R) arrives on the fourth day of jury deliberations of his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 15, 2017 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

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  • Jared Kushner speaks at tech event
Jared Kushner speaks at tech event

Chris Liddell , a White House official who directs the American Technology Council and is a former Microsoft and General Motors Co. chief financial officer, said on Friday the Trump administration aimed to improve government services to at least the level of the private sector.

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  • Jon Ossoff loses in crucial Georgia congressional race
Jon Ossoff loses in crucial Georgia congressional race

Democrats also lost a special election in neighboring SC on Tuesday, where Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney, who is now serving as Trump's budget director.

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  • Seattle police release tape of pregnant woman's shooting
Seattle police release tape of pregnant woman's shooting

Seattle police said they received a burglary call from Lyles around 10 a.m., prompting a two-officer response due to a previous encounter they'd had with the woman earlier this month. "Yeah", the other officer responds. She's no threat. She only weighs sixty pounds. "They didn't only take one life - they took two lives". In a transcript ...

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  • Dershowitz: Trump Is Right About Russia Investigation
Dershowitz: Trump Is Right About Russia Investigation

After shooing out his advisers - all of whom had top security clearance - Trump said to Comey, according to Comey's memo written shortly after the meeting, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". "It was 141 characters", Sekulow replied. Asked about the possibility that an investigation has developed and the pre...

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  • Weather service to probe possible tornado in Pennsylvania
Weather service to probe possible tornado in Pennsylvania

As of 9:00 a.m., officials say that only three homes were without power in the Co-op's service territory. A team of National Weather Service meteorologists from Mount Holly confirmed Tuesday a tornado touched down during storms Monday night in southern Delaware.

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  • Funeral set for US student freed from N. Korea
Funeral set for US student freed from N. Korea

President Donald Trump , in a statement, called the regime of Kim Jong-Un brutal and said it fails to respect the rule of law or human decency. On Monday, the 22-year-old Warmbier died in a Cincinnati hospital, days after his medical evacuation home, the victim of his treatment at the hands of North Korea .

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  • Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast
Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast

The most recent tropical system to impact the area was Tropical Storm Bill in 2015. A tropical storm warning is posted for area south of a Lufkin, TX-Alexandria, LA line. Tropical Storm Cindy could make contact with the Texas-Louisiana border as early as Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service .

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  • Prison escapees busted by elderly couple
Prison escapees busted by elderly couple

The trooper said the homeowner looked outside and saw the two allegedly trying to steal his vehicle. The homeowner kept the gun pointed at the two, calling over his neighbor for backup while they waited for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department to arrive.

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  • Phoenix Flights Canceled Due to Expected Extreme Heat
Phoenix Flights Canceled Due to Expected Extreme Heat

Delays are piling up from Phoenix to DFW International Airport, where American Airlines has been forced to cancel several flights . An American Eagle jet is seen through heat ripples as it lands at Sky Harbor International Airport, Monday, June 19, 2017 , in Phoenix .

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  • Supreme Court ruling could help Washington Redskins keep their name
Supreme Court ruling could help Washington Redskins keep their name

The closely watched case of Matal v. Tam (formerly Lee v. Tam ) involved an interpretation of the "disparagement clause" in the 1946 Lanham Act , which U.S. The federal government said in court papers that it should not be required to approve trademarks 'containing crude references to women based on parts of their anatomy; the most repellent ra...

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  • Jared Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks
Jared Kushner heading to Mideast for peace talks

Mr Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona , a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling. The global community considers all Jewish settlements in the West Bank illegal but Israel draws a distinction between those it sanctions and those it...

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

In fact, Trump is still fundraising, and he is actually using the Russian Federation investigation to try and entice his supporters to give him more money. The president clearly thinks establishment Washington is out to get him. He can not in a Twitter statement include all of that in there.That's it.

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