• Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings
Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings

Spicer said he's made it clear since he was hired that he wanted to do things "better" than previous administrations by giving access to other news outlets that "haven't had it". Clinton retweeted Klaas, attacking the White House. The Twitter spat comes as U.S. media reported the White House is considering moving Mr Spicer to a more senior comm...

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  • Milwaukee police officer acquitted in shooting of black man
Milwaukee police officer acquitted in shooting of black man

This investigation is unrelated to the shooting death of Smith . "They think, 'What if that was me? This is one instance where they were able to get that public accountability". He was also cleared of two lesser charges regarding the case. The jury spent just two days deliberating. "Policing is structured in a way that favors the officer ove...

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  • South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform
South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform

The party of Pelosi poured $30 million into the race between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff for the right to represent the Newt Gingrich conservatives of suburban Atlanta's 6th Congressional District. "Defeating Republicans in districts that they have traditionally held requires doing something drastically different than ...

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  • Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy
Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy

The storm comes on the anniversary of last year's torrential rains and deadly flooding, when some places recovered up to a foot (300 millimeters) of rain in a 36-hour period. Meanwhile, a flash flood watch was issued for North Georgia on Friday . No injuries were reported. Memphis Light Gas and Water reported that as many as 10,000 customers wer...

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  • Attorneys General from Maryland, DC to sue Trump over foreign payments
Attorneys General from Maryland, DC to sue Trump over foreign payments

Trump did not fully divest from his global business empire after being elected president, instead retaining ownership and handing over control to his two adult sons to run the day to day operations. "We have a duty to enforce the law and that's why we are taking action today". According to the publication, if a federal judge accepts the claim, t...

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  • Nancy Pelosi is beside the point
Nancy Pelosi is beside the point

Lujan said Tuesday's results show Democrats have the momentum to flip the 24 seats they need to reclaim control. African-American voters mobilized in large numbers, indicating how important these elections are across the board. Kathleen Rice of NY reiterated her call that it was time for Pelosi to step aside. Trump himself weighed in over ...

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  • White House Correspondents Unhappy With Limits on News Briefings
White House Correspondents Unhappy With Limits on News Briefings

The sketch was done by Bill Hennessy , who usually covers the Supreme Court for CNN. The White House Press Briefings, until recently, weren't almost as strictly policed - hence Hennessy's deployment by CNN to Spicer's abode at the White House.

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  • Otto Warmbier 'brutalised' in North Korean prison
Otto Warmbier 'brutalised' in North Korean prison

Warmbier's medical team said they had found no evidence of botulism , the explanation given by the North Korean regime for how the young man fell into a coma shortly after being sentenced in March 2016 for stealing a political poster from a hotel.

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  • 2 inmates remain on run after 2 prison guards killed
2 inmates remain on run after 2 prison guards killed

Christopher Monica and 58-year-old Sgt. Curtis Billue and escaped from a prison transfer bus around 6:45 a.m. Tuesday. The bus also is equipped with security cameras, though Sills said authorities already know who killed the guards and reviewing the video Tuesday was not as important as "finding these two escaped, risky convicts".

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  • Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles
Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles

Further complicating the issue for him is Nevada's Republican Governor, Brian Sandoval, an outspoken supporter of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion. "Like in the House bill, older people around 58, 59, 62, who were lower income will certainly wind up paying a lot more for their health insurance if this bill passes in its current ...

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  • Melania Trump Hires White House Chief Usher From the Family Business
Melania Trump Hires White House Chief Usher From the Family Business

Podesta will be one of the committee's first major witnesses to meet with the panel behind closed doors as it tries to determine the extent of the Russian involvement in last year's campaign and whether any of President Donald Trump's associates coordinated with the Russians.

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  • Yemen's government to probe alleged torture of detainees
Yemen's government to probe alleged torture of detainees

The AP report said USA forces have been involved in interrogations of detainees, citing senior American defense officials. The group documented the cases of 49 people, including four children, who have been arbitrarily detained or forcibly disappeared in the Aden and Hadhramaut provinces over the a year ago.

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  • US Senator had secret meeting with North Korea to free Otto Warmbier
US Senator had secret meeting with North Korea to free Otto Warmbier

The US, South Korea and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to try to win diplomatic concessions. Tillerson and Mattis spent most of Wednesday in closed-door meetings with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui of the People's Liberation Army Joint Staff, with the aim of building on diplomatic momentum...

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  • Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill
Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

Former Indiana State Health commissioner Woody Myers says the bill worsens an already-weakened health care situation after large insurers this week left Indiana's Obamacare marketplace - something Myers blames federal Republicans for. And then of course the waivers that are in this bill are probably the most deceptive and concerning thing about...

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  • Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office
Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

The Senate measure would make major cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people. The bill slashes Medicaid funding and phases out the program by 2020, strips essential health benefits like maternity care and prescription drugs, and offers tax cuts to the wealthy.

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  • Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until Saturday morning
Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until Saturday morning

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. DAMAGING WIND: There is a chance for winds in excess of 60 miles per hour with some of the stronger storms. Remember, on average, floods kill more people in the United States than any other type of hazardous weather. As a sl...

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  • Republicans unveil revamped health Bill
Republicans unveil revamped health Bill

Speaking at a press conference in his home state Friday, Heller was the first Republican senator to come out swinging against the Better Care Reconciliation Act , while at least seven others have expressed reservations but indicated they're open to negotiations.

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  • Cruz, Cornyn Split On GOP Senate Healthcare Bill
Cruz, Cornyn Split On GOP Senate Healthcare Bill

The Senate bill does keep more of Obamacare's protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Its analysis of the Senate bill is expected early next week, a day or two before the vote. Under the bill, states could waive rules which now require insurers to cover services such as maternity care and mental health care with their policies.

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  • Texas mom charged in deaths of 2 children found in hot car
Texas mom charged in deaths of 2 children found in hot car

Both kids were pronounced dead at about 4:30 p.m., according to FOX4. Subsequent interviews, during which Randolph "created several variations of the events which led to the death of her children", led to her arrest, the sheriff's department said.

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  • Congressional shooter acted alone
Congressional shooter acted alone

The FBI on Wednesday released more details on its investigation into the recent shooting at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, saying 66-year-old James Hodgkinson acted alone and the attack did not have a "nexus to terrorism".

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