• NWS: 30-degree temperature change to bring heat wave
NWS: 30-degree temperature change to bring heat wave

Northeast winds at 5-10 miles per hour. This afternoon the high temperatures will top out near 84 degrees with sunny skies. A heat advisory is normally issued within 12 hours of the onset of the following conditions: a heat index of at least 105°F but less than 115°F for less than 3 hours per day, or nighttime lows above 80°F for 2 consecutive ...

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  • Trump's tweets are 'official statements': Spicer
Trump's tweets are 'official statements': Spicer

The point of @ RealPressSecBot isn't just to call attention to the ridiculousness of nearly everything Trump tweets, but to emphasize that a president's words matter. Fifty-three percent of voters think the president's use of the medium hurts the country's standing in the world and 57 percent say it hurts his own presidency.

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  • Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets
Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets

Comey also noted that he was sacked - by the president's own account - because of the Russian Federation investigation. In his opening statement to the Senate Intelligence Committee, released on Wednesday, Comey detailed a private conversation with President Trump in the Oval Office shortly after National Security Advisor Michael Flynn w...

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  • Microsoft to reveal 'most powerful' successor to Xbox One at E3
Microsoft to reveal 'most powerful' successor to Xbox One at E3

Also it could be hinting at a weird name for the Xbox console, the Xbox Ten S or Xbox One Zero S. But that's probably a reach. You can watch the announcement of Microsoft's new console live at Xbox's Mixer streaming platform in the same 4K resolution that the platform itself will support, from your 4K TV or UHD PC .

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  • Astros' Keuchel on 10-day disabled list with neck discomfort
Astros' Keuchel on 10-day disabled list with neck discomfort

The 27-year-old is coming off a superb 2016 campaign in which he went 16-8, led the National League with a 2.13 ERA and finished third in NL Cy Young Award voting. Astros RHP Joe Musgrove threw a bullpen and could come off the disabled list Monday and start. So, there you have it. Nationals 6, Orioles 1: Joe Ross had a career-high 12 stri...

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  • United Kingdom opposition Labour leader Corbyn calls for PM May to stand down
United Kingdom opposition Labour leader Corbyn calls for PM May to stand down

Mr Corbyn's party claimed Tory scalps in Stockton South and Vale of Clwyd and took Rutherglen & Hamilton West from the SNP, one of a series of reversals for the nationalists following their historic tally of 56 out of 59 seats north of the border in 2015.

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  • For Second Day, White House Won't Say Sessions Has Trump's Confidence
For Second Day, White House Won't Say Sessions Has Trump's Confidence

CNN reported thatSessions is frustrated with Trump's tweeting and commentary, particularly after former FBI Director James Comey's firing . The fact that information about Sessions was classified and Comey couldn't answer "means there's something out there that he knows about that the public doesn't, and that he thinks bears on a need for Sessi...

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  • Did Trump obstruct justice in Comey meetings?
Did Trump obstruct justice in Comey meetings?

Mr Comey's account, released ahead of his appearance before the committee, could show that Mr Trump meant to impede the Flynn investigation, said Michael Gerhardt, a professor of constitutional law at the University of North Carolina School of Law.

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  • James Comey's Senate Intelligence Committee testimony
James Comey's Senate Intelligence Committee testimony

Comey said he interpreted Trump's wording "I hope you can let this go" about the Flynn investigation as a direction. He said that he believed Trump gave him a "direction" in a private Oval Office meeting in February to "get rid of" the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and that Trump fired him because he wanted...

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  • Alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner denied bail
Alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner denied bail

Victor is a former Air Force linguist who now works as a US government contractor. On about May 9, the indictment says, victor printed and removed a May 5 report on "intelligence activities by a foreign government directed at targets within the United States".

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  • Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer
Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer

But a day later, during a briefing that lasted just under 12 minutes, Spicer signaled that the White House has made a decision to let President Donald Trump's private lawyers field those inquiries. The White House doesn't want to hear any more questions about the Russian Federation investigation. A separate set of reports surfaced around th...

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  • The President Didn't Tweet About Comey, But Another Trump Did
The President Didn't Tweet About Comey, But Another Trump Did

He said he made the decision "to protect the credibility of the investigation", which he said meant protecting the reputations of the FBI and the Justice Department. While Comey's statement implies that Sessions' recusal from FBI's investigation was out of the blue, the DOJ's statement states otherwise. I said the White House Counsel should c...

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  • Comey made a 'fool' of himself at Senate testimony, says FBI's Kallstrom
Comey made a 'fool' of himself at Senate testimony, says FBI's Kallstrom

In the meantime, Comey has made life more uncomfortable for the president. Trump, who had not posted on his Twitter account since Comey accused the administration of spreading "lies", struck back with an early morning tweet in which he said, "Wow, Comey is a leaker".

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  • Navy sailor remains missing after going overboard
Navy sailor remains missing after going overboard

Rhode Island native Fire Controlman 2nd Class Christopher Calvin has been identified by the Navy as the lost USS Normandy Sailor who fell overboard from the ship on Tuesday. The Normandy was his first duty assignment after receiving training at the Center for Surface Combat Systems - first in Great Lakes, Illinois, and then in Dam Neck, Virgini...

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  • S&P cuts Qatar's credit rating one notch to AA
S&P cuts Qatar's credit rating one notch to AA

Kuwait's emir travelled to Qatar to help mediate an end to a crisis that's seen Arab nations cut ties to the energy-rich nation home to a major USA military base, though Emirati officials warned there was "nothing to negotiate". Leaders pointed to Qatar: "look!" But other officials in his administration sought to downplay that message and emphasiz...

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  • Who Lied? Comey, Trump Team Accuse Each Other
Who Lied? Comey, Trump Team Accuse Each Other

But there was no rest for partisan spinners. Seated at the center of the oak and marble hearing room, Comey rarely altered his enigmatic demeanor, appearing composed and inscrutable - his eyelids at times his only visibly moving body parts.

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  • Sessions offered to quit amid rising tensions with Trump
Sessions offered to quit amid rising tensions with Trump

The reports said Sessions does not want to resign and instead seeks the freedom to do his job. In addition to the two meetings that Sessions has acknowledged, the senators pointed to the possibility of a separate encounter at an April 2016 Trump campaign event that Sessions and Kislyak attended.

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  • Catalonia announces October 1 independence referendum
Catalonia announces October 1 independence referendum

The announcement came despite Madrid's firmly opposition to such a move. Catalonia is the rich northeastern region that has a population of 7.5 million and produces one fifth of Spain's GDP. This time round, however, the Catalan government insists the results will be legally binding. Read: How Will Catalonia's Secession From Spain Weaken Eco...

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  • What you need to know about Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee Christopher Wray
What you need to know about Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee Christopher Wray

The announcement comes just a day ahead of the man Trump fired, James Comey, is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Russia's alleged interference in last year's presidential election. Thomas O'Connor, president of the FBI Agents Association, said that group looked forward to meeting with Wray and learning about his views on t...

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  • Fired FBI Director: Trump Wanted Loyalty, Drop Flynn Investigation
Fired FBI Director: Trump Wanted Loyalty, Drop Flynn Investigation

But Trump himself later said in an interview with NBC News that the Russian Federation investigation was a factor in his decision to fire Comey . Nothing like that appears in Comey's statement , and nothing can be reasonably interpreted that way.

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