• US intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry
US intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

The committee's top Democrat, Mark Warner, was alarmed by news reports that Trump tried to enlist intelligence officials to help put the brakes on the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. When King pressed him on getting answers in a closed session, Coats cautioned that he still needed to determine whether the ...

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  • More than one third of kids in rural Wisconsin rely on M
More than one third of kids in rural Wisconsin rely on M

In states that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare, the rate of uninsured people in small towns and rural areas fell by 11 percentage points between 2008-09 and 2014-15 - from 22 percent to 11 percent, the report said. Little said the Georgetown study "confirms for us that Medicaid is a lifeline in terms of having access to adequate care, especiall...

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  • Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal
Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

That plan spends all of the estimated revenue for next year and includes a supplemental budget, but the House refused to go along with the Senate version. Reconciliation is a 1974 act that expedites the senate's consideration of bills that pertain to the budget. Commissioner of Higher Education Joe Rallo and other college leaders buttonholed legisl...

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  • London Mayor Khan suggests calling off Trump state visit to Britain
London Mayor Khan suggests calling off Trump state visit to Britain

Mr Khan earlier said the state visit should be scrapped: "State visits are given to world leaders who have had a distinguished service, who have a track record, and in the circumstances, where Donald Trump as president had a Muslim ban, had changed the policies of the U.S., the long-standing policies around refugees, in the circumstances when m...

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  • Investigators Open Gabriel Taye's Grave to Remove Tablet Crucial to Investigation
Investigators Open Gabriel Taye's Grave to Remove Tablet Crucial to Investigation

The coroner told WLWT the tablet was removed and the boy's body was not disturbed. The Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office plans to examine the device to see if there is any evidence of bullying by students at Gabriel's school. His mother, Cornelia Reynolds, was not made aware of the attack or told that Gabriel lost consciousness. Although Cinc...

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  • Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty inappropriate
Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty inappropriate

Comey's testimony was released by the Senate Intelligence Committee hours after lawmakers sparred with top intelligence chiefs who refused to answer the panel's questions about conversations they had with Trump regarding the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Houston bars opening early for Comey testimony watch parties
Houston bars opening early for Comey testimony watch parties

Former FBI Director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump's presidency.

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  • April Ryan Asks Sarah Sanders Where Is Sean Spicer VIDEO
April Ryan Asks Sarah Sanders Where Is Sean Spicer VIDEO

Back then he saw a Giant's video that he made a decision to retweet, which was quite generic compared to the several tweets he sent out today . And, in fact, Trump's tweets are actually more important than the more formal statements coming out of his White House because they represent something much closer to what he believes on almost eve...

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  • Family of OR stabbing suspect offers condolences
Family of OR stabbing suspect offers condolences

His court-appointed attorney, Gregory Scholls, has not returned a call. "May their sacrifices always be remembered, and their courage inspire unity and healing", TriMet said in a Facebook post. Christian pulled a folded knife from his pocket and concealed it in his hand. Best then tried to come to their aid and was stabbed. Police say Christian...

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  • President Trump announces pick for new FBI director
President Trump announces pick for new FBI director

Wray will replace former director James Comey , who was sacked by the president last month amidst the federal investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Wray started working at the Atlanta office of law firm King & Spalding in 1993. "Because I have been very loyal to you, very loyal; we had that thing you know", Trump sa...

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  • Payments in UAE banking system normal after Qatar rift
Payments in UAE banking system normal after Qatar rift

The council includes Qatar , Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait. Qatar's stocks plunged the most since 2009 and forward contracts on the riyal due in 12 months touched a record this week as investors assess the seriousness of the row.

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  • Cooper calls special session to redraw unconstitutional legislature maps
Cooper calls special session to redraw unconstitutional legislature maps

Supreme Court was unanimous in its decision and there is no reason to delay the drawing of new maps". The "Cooper" whose name is in the title of this case, and of the earlier one decided in May, is Roy Cooper , who is the new Democratic governor of North Carolina , succeeding a Republican governor whom he defeated and who had been sued in the c...

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  • President promises to revamp infrastructure
President promises to revamp infrastructure

President Donald Trump is using the Ohio River as the backdrop for a speech about upgrading roads, bridges and waterways, but before talking about overhauling aging infrastructure, he urged the Senate to follow the House and vote on a bill to overhaul the health care system.

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  • Japan vows to take action with U.S. after North Korea missile test
Japan vows to take action with U.S. after North Korea missile test

South Korea says North Korea has conducted nine ballistic missile tests this year, including one in which four missiles were launched on the same day. The South Korean President called for an emergency security meeting while US President Donald Trump was informed of the missile test. And according to Japan, the deadly missile fell only 190...

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  • Iowa draws Virginia Tech for Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Iowa draws Virginia Tech for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

While fans might see this as a missed opportunity to play a more interesting opponent ( Michigan or Purdue would've been fun) - keep in mind: it's better than playing Maryland again. A specific date and start time will be announced later. Tech's 73-70 win last season at MI in the conference matchups served as a significant resume-builder for...

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  • North Korea launches multiple missiles: Seoul
North Korea launches multiple missiles: Seoul

South Korea's joint chiefs said the projectiles, launched near the eastern port city of Wonsan, were believed to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles. The isolated country, which has conducted dozens of missile tests and tested two nuclear bombs since the beginning of 2016 in defiance of U.N.

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  • United States intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry
United States intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

Instead, he said that in the three years he has headed the NSA, he has "never been directed to do anything that I believe to be illegal, immoral" or inappropriate. But senators also want to know what he was telling the intelligence officials in private discussions. He indicated he would be happy to talk to this committee in closed session or be hap...

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  • USA lawmakers to press intel chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing
USA lawmakers to press intel chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

Earlier Wednesday, two top USA intelligence officials told the Senate Intelligence Committee they did not feel inappropriately pressured by the president to publicly disavow possible Russian collusion with Trump aides in last year's election.

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  • Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit
Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit

Trump will speak at a marina on the Ohio River to discuss his $1 trillion plan to fix the country's aging bridges, roads and waterways. President Donald Trump says the United States must have the best, fastest and most reliable infrastructure in the world.

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  • Do these statements hint at ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony?
Do these statements hint at ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony?

Comey will also tell lawmakers that he informed Trump that he was not personally under investigation, validating the president's previous claims that he was not the target of the probe into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation.

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