• Stanley Cup Final: Predators even series with 4-1 Game 4 victory
Stanley Cup Final: Predators even series with 4-1 Game 4 victory

Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final is set for Thursday back in Pittsburgh, where the Penguins took the series' first two games. Arvidsson had 31 regular-season goals but had been mired in a deep slump before he finally broke out for an important insurance goal before the second period ended.

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  • ASU WR Cameron Smith transfers to Notre Dame
ASU WR Cameron Smith transfers to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's offseason roster shuffle continued Monday with the addition of wide receiver Cameron Smith and the departure of offensive lineman Tristen Hoge. Smith will compete for playing time on the outside at Notre Dame, assuming he can return to form. He suffered a knee injury that caused him to miss the entire 2015 campaign, however, and his ...

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  • Texas House Declines To Negotiate With Senate On Its Proposed 'Bathroom' Compromise
Texas House Declines To Negotiate With Senate On Its Proposed 'Bathroom' Compromise

Gov. Sam Brownback pledged to veto any bill containing more than the current two income tax brackets or setting an income tax rate higher than 5 percent. The full House budget - with salary increases and tax changes - won't get released until after Memorial Day, with floor votes anticipated by the end of next week.

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  • Texas lawmaker says he threatened to shoot other lawmaker in self-defense
Texas lawmaker says he threatened to shoot other lawmaker in self-defense

A legislative session that began in January concluded Monday, and the day was supposed to be reserved for goofy group photos and sappy goodbyes. With the state House of Representatives in Austin preparing to adjourn, a bystander's video showed one lawmaker appearing to shove a colleague as about a dozen others rushed together in an angry clutch...

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  • Social media helps 93-year-old bride find wedding dress
Social media helps 93-year-old bride find wedding dress

Since being shared by clothing retailer Birdsnest , where Sylvia tried on the dresses, her Facebook fashion parade has gathered more than 10,000 responses. After Frank moved to Canberra to be near Sylvia, she did some research and learned she could marry him but keep her first hubby's last name. As for the dress, Bird's Nest said Martin chose ...

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"Americans actively interfere with electoral campaigns of other countries" - Putin

But Mr Putin told NBC he was only told afterwards who Mr Flynn was. In an interview with NBC News , Putin repeated his denial of claims by U.S. Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn was forced to resign after he mischaracterized a meeting he had with Kislyak. "I didn't even really talk to him", Putin said.

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  • White House: Trump Won't Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey's Testimony
White House: Trump Won't Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey's Testimony

Also the president said that Comey had better not make known what those tapes disclosed either, and to me that means a really big threat. The White House is hoping it will be able to build some Democratic support for its tax plan as well as a massive infrastructure investment plan, which Short said he hopes to tackle this calendar year.

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  • Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony - White House
Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony - White House

President Donald Trump will not block former FBI James Comey from testifying before a Senate panel on Thursday. If Mr. Trump had tried to assert executive privilege and the Senate committee challenged him in court, legal experts said, Mr.

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  • Sean Spicer misses out on meeting with the Pope
Sean Spicer misses out on meeting with the Pope

US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster were among Trump's delegation to the Vatican. "One image in particular, of a grinning Trump next to a stone-faced Pope Francis , has gone viral". Does that look like two influential figures who agree on every issue on the planet? "We had a fantastic meeting". Mr Tr...

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  • Trump doubles down on travel ban in early morning tweet storm
Trump doubles down on travel ban in early morning tweet storm

Trump's tweets Monday morning are an attack on his Justice Department and that executive order that he signed. Critics have assailed the ban as discriminatory and his reasoning for it as flawed. Neal Katyal, the former acting solicitor general representing Hawaii in its lawsuit against the ban, said it was as if Trump was his co-counsel. "We don't ...

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  • Trump's tweets expertly tilt the scales of justice against his Muslim ban
Trump's tweets expertly tilt the scales of justice against his Muslim ban

U.S. President Donald Trump urged his administration to seek a tougher version of his controversial travel ban proposal on Monday following a weekend attack in London , and pressed for an expedited judicial review by the nation's top court.

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  • Trump goes after London Mayor Sadiq Khan again after terror attack
Trump goes after London Mayor Sadiq Khan again after terror attack

Trump's controversial tweet came after Khan released a statement telling Londoners there was " no reason to be alarmed " about the increased police presence in the city in the days following the attack. Trump's comments contradict public support of Khan from the US Embassy . Khan's lengthy statement on Sunday morning, heard in full by Reu...

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  • Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying
Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying

Comey is scheduled to publicly testify before the Senate on Thursday, and is expected to confirm earlier reports that President Trump asked him to end his investigation into the Administration's ties to Russian Federation. Senators plan to ask Comey about those memos on Thursday. The US president has the power to resist certain subpoena...

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  • Ranking House intel Dem: Subpoenas coming after Flynn denies request
Ranking House intel Dem: Subpoenas coming after Flynn denies request

Former CIA Director John Brennan is set to testify publicly about the intelligence underpinning the Obama administration's conclusion that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election and could shed light on concerns about the security risk posed by President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn .

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  • Putin: Election hackers could have been from anywhere
Putin: Election hackers could have been from anywhere

According to the American journalist, following her professional encounter with the Russian leader she can describe Putin as a " very gracious " person, at least off camera. Then why did the US intelligence services say it was the Russians? "You created a sensation out of nothing, and out of this sensation, you turned it into a weapon of war agains...

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  • White House: Trump will not block Comey's testimony
White House: Trump will not block Comey's testimony

On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas for Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen and Flynn - who was also allegedly part of discussions between the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak.

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  • Republicans And Trump Are Reviving George Bush's Climate Politics
Republicans And Trump Are Reviving George Bush's Climate Politics

Trump, citing economic reasons, decided last week not to join six other industrial nations in reaffirming their country's commitment to the accord - an effort to curb global warming by reducing greenhouse gases and other air pollutants. A group of US governors also announced plans to form the United States Climate Alliance , a coalition of sta...

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  • California, Other States Vow to Lead as Trump Exits Climate Pact
California, Other States Vow to Lead as Trump Exits Climate Pact

Mr Pruitt said the Trump administration has been discussing next steps with the Department of Justice. Both he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirmed their intension to progress with TPP 11 - all the countries involved, except the US.

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  • White House: Trump won't seek to block testimony of ex-FBI director
White House: Trump won't seek to block testimony of ex-FBI director

It was not clear that Trump would have succeeded in stopping Comey from testifying , had he chosen to cite executive privilege . Invoking executive privilege would theoretically allow Mr. White House advisers had previously said that Trump was exploring his legal options regarding Comey. In short: An assertion of executive privilege here w...

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  • Trump won't try to block James Comey's testimony
Trump won't try to block James Comey's testimony

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer followed with a formal statement saying that the president had the authority to do so, but declined "in order to facilitate a swift and thorough examination of the facts sought by the Senate Intelligence Committee".

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