• Spicer: All of Trump's tweets are his official statements
Spicer: All of Trump's tweets are his official statements

No consultation with White House attorneys, just: "The President is the President of the United States so they are considered official statements by the President of the United States", as Spicer stated. Louis , to return to Germany in 1939. " It's not policy . It's social media". Diplomats serving overseas are "professionals", she said , who are...

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  • Afghanistan bombing: 10 killed in blast outside Herat mosque
Afghanistan bombing: 10 killed in blast outside Herat mosque

Not that there is any nexus, but the attack serves a reminder that the macabre in Afghanistan has only piled up over the years and that Pakistan, according to the Afghan government and intelligence agencies, is contributing to making the pile get even bigger.

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  • Insiders: After Trump Anger, Sessions Offered to Resign
Insiders: After Trump Anger, Sessions Offered to Resign

An administration official told CNN that Trump's frustration with Sessions dates back to March 2, when Sessions suddenly recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation amid pressure from Democrats on Capitol Hill. A Justice Department spokeswoman declined to comment to NPR's Carrie Johnson on the reports, which NPR has not confirmed. "...

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  • Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick for FBI director
Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick for FBI director

He is expected to reveal damaging information about the president's attempts to dissuade him from pursuing the investigation into disgraced former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not say whether he had been informed of the decision ahead of time but released a statement mid-afternoon praising Wray'...

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  • Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case
Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

The document appears to have been the document leaked by Ms. Winner. "She hasn't admitted it to us at all", Winner's mom told Cooper. "I don't know what she did when she went to work". Winner-Davis and her husband said they have spoken to Winner by telephone since her arrest and only saw her briefly at a hearing on Monday. "She was terrified ...

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  • Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran
Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

Soon after the parliament attack, a suicide bomber and other assailants targeted the mausoleum of Khomeini, located just outside the capital, Tehran, according to Iran's official state broadcaster. The Armenian Parliament resumed its session with a moment of silence, expressing solidarity to the people of Iran as terror attacks hit Tehran in the ...

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  • President Trump's FBI Director Pick Is In
President Trump's FBI Director Pick Is In

The governor was accused of closing lanes on the George Washington Bridge to punish the mayor of Fort Lee, New Jersey , for not endorsing Christie for re-election. Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman had been seen as front-runner for the gig, but Lieberman took himself out of consideration after Trump hired Marc Kasowitz to defend him in any Russia...

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  • Bob Stoops to retire as Oklahoma coach after 18 seasons
Bob Stoops to retire as Oklahoma coach after 18 seasons

Stoops called it "simply the ideal time for me and our program to make this transition". Stoops has made a decision to retire as Oklahoma's football coach after 18 seasons that included the 2000. They lost the BCS National Championship Game after the 2008 season to Florida. At 33, he instantly becomes one of the youngest head coaches in the nation.

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  • NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants
NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

Cardman's research at Penn State University in Pennsylvania has focused on microorganisms in subsurface environments, ranging from caves to deep sea sediments. - Dr. Jonny Kim of Los Angeles, a Navy lieutenant who trained as a SEAL and is completing his residency in emergency medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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  • Kellyanne Conway Spars With 'Today' Hosts Over America's 'Obsession' With Trump's Tweets
Kellyanne Conway Spars With 'Today' Hosts Over America's 'Obsession' With Trump's Tweets

In a series of Monday morning tweets , Trump says the Justice Department "should have stayed" with his first executive order aimed at temporarily halting entry to the US from a half-dozen Muslim majority countries. Comey from testifying Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Later Monday, Conway's husband, George Conway, who had...

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  • United States intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts
United States intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

Still, Trump supporters say they are willing to step in to help the White House deflect any accusations from Comey. The White House is mobilizing to defend President Donald Trump during ousted FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony, an effort comparable to preparations for the presidential debate following the release of an Access Holl...

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  • Three Ivies Named Freshmen All-Americans
Three Ivies Named Freshmen All-Americans

Jung, who received the all-American nod for the first time in his career, is the seventh Red Raiders baseball player to be bestowed with the honor. His first weekend start saw him go 7.2 innings and allow just one run and four hits. Wilhite also registered a season-high seven-game hitting streak and posted a season-best on-base streak of 11 straigh...

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  • US tells UN rights forum to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'
US tells UN rights forum to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'

Haley made the remarks at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations' European headquarters in Geneva , Switzerland, on Tuesday. Washington , Israel's main ally, often casts the only vote against the Arab-led resolutions. After brief comments to the Human Rights Council, Haley used an academic forum in Geneva to p...

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  • Trump Names Christopher Wray, Chris Christie's Lawyer, as New FBI Director
Trump Names Christopher Wray, Chris Christie's Lawyer, as New FBI Director

Since those reports - and others saying Trump asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny that any collusion had occurred - comparisons between Watergate and the scandal consuming the current White House have become increasingly common.

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  • NC officials investigate attempts to compromise election records in 21 counties
NC officials investigate attempts to compromise election records in 21 counties

The allegation came to light Monday after digital magazine The Intercept published a classified National Security Agency report that says Russian military intelligence attacked a US voting software company and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials at the end of October or beginning of November.

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  • EPS for Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN) Expected At $4.98
EPS for Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN) Expected At $4.98

The stock increased 0.07% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $88.8. It has outperformed by 44.38% the S&P500. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.28 and a beta of 0.47. The company was initiated on Monday, July 27 by Macquarie Research. (NYSE:MTN) rating on Friday, October 2. The ra...

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  • Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation
Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

Wray, now in private practice at law firm King & Spalding, worked from 2003 to 2005 at the Justice Department under former Republican President George W. Christie, who became a close adviser to Trump during the campaign and whose name was floated as a possible Comey replacement, was never charged. Trump had entertained current and former politician...

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  • Gun rights bill gets initial OK from House
Gun rights bill gets initial OK from House

State approved training is required under the system now in place, in which county sheriffs vet concealed carry applications. But the bill's primary sponsor, Rep. It resulted in an 11-vote margin; eight Republicans broke from the majority and voted with all Democrats against the bill. The original Republican-backed concealed carry law passed in...

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  • Trump To Nominate Christopher Wray To Head FBI
Trump To Nominate Christopher Wray To Head FBI

In a tweet announcing his intentions, Trump described Wray as a "man of impeccable credentials". Memos written by Comey prior to his firing say Trump requested Comey drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's foreign ties, particularly Russian Federation.

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  • Pres. Trump Announces Nominee For New FBI Director
Pres. Trump Announces Nominee For New FBI Director

In May 2001, he rose to become an associate deputy attorney general at the Department of Justice . While the choice captured headlines early in the day, it was quickly overwhelmed by the advance release of Comey's riveting testimony, in which he said Trump sought his loyalty at a January dinner.

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