• Ex-FBI boss James Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'
Ex-FBI boss James Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'

Comey expanded on that written account during his testimony on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, saying that Flynn "at that point in time was in legal jeopardy". Comey accepts, setting up one of the most anticipated Congressional hearings in recent history. "It's my judgement that I was sacked because of the Russian investigati...

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  • Trump admin looking at 71 airports for potential large electronics ban
Trump admin looking at 71 airports for potential large electronics ban

The ban dates back to March when the United States barred all electronics bigger than a smartphone on flights from eight countries in the Middle East in March. Britain quickly followed suit with restrictions on a slightly different set of routes. The ban is necessary because of "a very, very real threat - a very sophisticated threat", Kelly s...

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  • Paris attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS'
Paris attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS'

The perpetrator was shot dead. The video pledging allegiance to the jihadist group was found in a police search of an apartment he was renting in Cergy outside Paris , the source in the investigation said. "Nothing odd had been detected", he said. He echoed British Prime Minister Theresa May who in the wake of the London Bridge attack said Brita...

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  • Gulf crisis: Indians in Qatar advised to remain alert
Gulf crisis: Indians in Qatar advised to remain alert

Saudi Arabia also closed Qatar's only land border. Al-Marri commented that a child with Emirate citizenship was vetoed from leaving the UAE with his Qatari mother when she tried to fly to Doha to visit her family. Late Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Qatar-based Al Jazeera television that his c...

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  • Nikki Haley Says Donald Trump Believes in Climate Change
Nikki Haley Says Donald Trump Believes in Climate Change

Haley continued: "He knows that it's changing and he knows the U.S. has to be responsible for it and that is what we're going to do". "Our collective efforts to act on climate will ensure we maintain the United State's commitment to curb carbon pollution while advancing a clean energy economy that will bring good-paying jobs to America's worker...

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  • 'No reason' to cancel Trump's United Kingdom visit
'No reason' to cancel Trump's United Kingdom visit

Yet, Khan's supporters pushed back at Trump's assertion, noting that Khan was simply telling Londoners not to be afraid of the increased police presence as the city took necessary precautions. Mr Khan previously said that Mr Trump was wrong about " many things" and that his state visit should not go ahead. British Foreign Secretary Boris ...

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  • Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner To Remain In Jail Pending Trial
Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner To Remain In Jail Pending Trial

Court documents accuse victor of mailing a classified report written on or about May 5 to an unnamed news organization. Victor was arrested on Saturday and will be charged with leaking classified information to the media. Reality Leigh Winner, 25, is accused of passing a top secret National Security Agency report to The Intercept while ...

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  • Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP
Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP

Sen. John Barrasso , R-Wyo., said senators were considering a longer "glide path" to cutting Medicaid than the House bill , pushing off the reductions until after 2020 - and the next presidential election. "What they're pursuing is a loser strategy because they don't want to vote for the House bill ... and they're unwilling to give up the basic a...

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  • Trump's Lawyer: President Never Asked for Loyalty
Trump's Lawyer: President Never Asked for Loyalty

According to Comey, the memo was a precaution, considering the circumstances: He was alone with Trump, the subject matter was of great importance, and he had "a gut feeling". Still, Ryan said the testimony, and senators' questions, would be historic. Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia asked Comey the key question: "Do you believe this r...

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  • Here's where James Comey's 'meddlesome priest' quote comes from from
Here's where James Comey's 'meddlesome priest' quote comes from from

Some of Trump's defenders were clinging Thursday to the president's choice of words in his discussion with Comey - in which he said, "I hope you can let this go" - to downplay its signficance, on the grounds that a hope wasn't the same as an order.

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  • Boozman talks plans to replace ACA
Boozman talks plans to replace ACA

Both nationally and in Colorado, the report found, higher percentages of people in small towns and rural communities are covered by Medicaid than in cities. That means, according to the new CBPP report, Colorado would lose out on relatively more money than most other states if the expansion ended but the state made a decision to keep providing ...

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  • 'Gays For Trump' Denied Entry into the Charlotte Pride Parade
'Gays For Trump' Denied Entry into the Charlotte Pride Parade

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - An LGBT group says it was denied a float at a gay pride parade because it supports Donald Trump. "This message is to confirm that we have received your application for entry in the 2017 Charlotte Pride Parade", the message read .

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  • NRA's news outlet blatantly lied about Comey hearing to protect Trump
NRA's news outlet blatantly lied about Comey hearing to protect Trump

In extraordinary opening comments he said he had always accepted that he could be fired by any sitting president, but that the "lies" Trump told about him and the "shifting explanations" following his dismissal on May 9th prompted him to act.

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  • Cosby lawyer seeks to show a romantic tie between client, accuser
Cosby lawyer seeks to show a romantic tie between client, accuser

Cosby has faced allegations of sexual assault from dozens of women, though Constand's accusation is the only one to lead to criminal charges. Prosecutors gave no sign of whom their remaining witnesses might be, though they previously signaled they wanted to call experts on the treatment of sexual-abuse victims and forensic toxicology.

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  • James Comey: Trump administration 'defamed' me and Federal Bureau of Investigation with 'lies'
James Comey: Trump administration 'defamed' me and Federal Bureau of Investigation with 'lies'

Under oath, Comey also confirmed an earlier news report that Trump pressured him on February 14 into dropping the FBI investigation of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn - a tactic Comey considered crossing the line. Probably yes, say former White House lawyers. He's new to government. "I remember saying, I agree he is a great...

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  • USA stock futures up on Comey testimony relief; United Kingdom polls, European Central Bank eyed
USA stock futures up on Comey testimony relief; United Kingdom polls, European Central Bank eyed

During his opening remarks to the committee, Comey accused the Trump administration of lying about the reason for his firing and defaming him and the entire Federal Bureau of Investigation. "I knew there might come a day when I might need a record of what happened not just to defend myself" but also the FBI, Comey added. "Did any individual wor...

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  • Senate Democrats taunt Republicans: Let's fix Obamacare together
Senate Democrats taunt Republicans: Let's fix Obamacare together

Senate Republicans met for several hours Tuesday and are reportedly optimistic they can pass their version of the American Health Care Act . There were not enough votes to pass the bill , and President Trump gave the House an ultimatum: Either get it done, or he would move on to other priorities.

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  • Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; fire chief says 21 hurt
Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; fire chief says 21 hurt

Zion bus that crashed this afternoon in Atlanta ", Sparkman High School posted on its Facebook page . The road was completely closed and fire engines and ambulances swarmed the area near Atlanta's airport. Church education minister Terry Slay told WXIA-TV that the bus was carrying 11th- and 12th-graders, along with adults who were going on a ...

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  • Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

But Kellyanne Conway says media should stop "obsessing" over what he says there. In a week that top officials hoped he could focus on his infrastructure plan, Trump instead made the narrative his Twitter feud with the London mayor and an apparent shift in policy toward Qatar, also first aired on the social media site.

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  • Strict action against anyone showing sympathy with Qatar: UAE
Strict action against anyone showing sympathy with Qatar: UAE

Trump's comments put the Pentagon in a tough spot and it praised Qatar for a hosting an important US air base, and for its "enduring commitment to regional security". "We appreciate the role that they are playing in trying to de-escalate it". They said the break was prompted by Qatari support for Islamist militants and Iran , something Doha ...

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