• Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony
Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

Former FBI Director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington . Comey said in his opening statement that his leadership team at the FBI agreed not to share this with Sessions for the following reason: "We concluded it made little sense to report it to Attorney G...

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  • Former FBI director Comey testifying before Senate committee
Former FBI director Comey testifying before Senate committee

In stunning public testimony Thursday, James Comey acknowledged arranging for a friend to leak details of a conversation Comey had with President Trump - the February 14 Oval Office encounter in which Trump said he hoped the FBI director could "drop" the bureau's investigation of fired national security adviser Michael Flynn , accord...

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  • Jeff Sessions offered to resign because of Trump's anger over this
Jeff Sessions offered to resign because of Trump's anger over this

The offer wasn't a formal one, and Mr. Sessions, an early and steadfast supporter of Mr. Trump, doesn't want to quit and doesn't believe he should, the people said . "Sen. Franken, I'm not aware of any of those activities", said Sessions. "As a lawyer, he had to get out of the way of this investigation because he was so close to your campaign".

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  • Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing
Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

Coats said, "First of all, I'm always - I - I told you, and I committed to the committee that I would be available to testify before the committee". SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Today's hearing was supposed to be about whether to renew the law authorizing foreign surveillance.

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  • North Korea slams Trump for pulling out of Paris Climate Agreement
North Korea slams Trump for pulling out of Paris Climate Agreement

Trump argued that the Paris agreement favors emerging economies such as China's and India's at the expense of USA workers. Not only are rural communities likely to suffer some of the worst consequences of climate change, but we will miss out on opportunities to shape the direction of global policy and markets.

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  • North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'
North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said they were likely antiship missiles fired from near the city of Wonsan on North Korea's east coast that flew about 125 miles. South Koreans watch a television broadcasting a news report on North Korea's recent missile launch at a station in Seoul , South Korea, 08 June 2017.

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  • Man goes on racist rant at Starbucks, calls black man a slave
Man goes on racist rant at Starbucks, calls black man a slave

Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday (June 6), 23-year-old William Boucher lost his mind when someone spilled a beverage on his light-colored suit. "Do not talk to me", at a black man, WABC reported. "Do not walk off on two legs!" "You do not deserve to walk on two legs!" He then walked away, only to punch a 59-year-old black man who happened t...

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  • United Kingdom election: Hung Parliament as Theresa May fails to gain majority
United Kingdom election: Hung Parliament as Theresa May fails to gain majority

The projections indicate that the party remains shy of an overall majority, expected to win around 322 seats, down from the 2015 general election majority of 331 seats. High-profile casualties of a night of shock defeats included Liberal Democrat former leader and ex-deputy prime minister Nick Clegg in Sheffield Hallam, Scotland's former first mi...

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  • Meghan McCain: Trump must 'clean house' after Comey hearing
Meghan McCain: Trump must 'clean house' after Comey hearing

They are focusing on whether such a meeting took place April 27, 2016, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , DC, where then-candidate Donald Trump was delivering his first major foreign policy address. Comey to pledge loyalty and he offered honesty. Trump issued his warning online on May 12, three days after Comey was sacked and four days before...

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  • What The Election And Theresa May's Deal Mean For The UK
What The Election And Theresa May's Deal Mean For The UK

The prime minister acknowledged the uncertain outcome-known as a "hung Parliament"-early Friday". Q: What parties are likely to support the Conservatives? "Our leader needs to take stock as well". Britain's referendum on European Union membership in June 2016 was narrowly approved by the public, 52% to 48%, prompting Cameron - who opposed Br...

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  • Kansas Legislators Repudiate Governor by Overriding Tax Veto
Kansas Legislators Repudiate Governor by Overriding Tax Veto

State Sen. Tom Holland, a Democrat, said Kansas had been riding "the insane train" and was long overdue for a solution. It also adds popular deductions and tax credits that benefit lower and middle-income wage earners, including the child care tax credit.

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  • Citrus Valley High School celebrates Class of 2017
Citrus Valley High School celebrates Class of 2017

Just a few miles away in nearby Hobart, a high school graduate who had also enlisted in the Marine Corps was permitted to wear her military uniform during commencement ceremonies on June 1. She is now serving in Virginia in their specialist class involved with intelligence and started her training in January. "Whether it is a career or college, w...

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  • The Ravings of a Lunatic: Trump's Tweets Are Now Official Presidential Statements
The Ravings of a Lunatic: Trump's Tweets Are Now Official Presidential Statements

FOLKENFLIK: Julie Davis is White House correspondent for The New York Times . "It's effective for the same reason he won the primary and the campaign", said a former campaign adviser who remains in close contact with the Trump White House.

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  • Russian official mocks James Comey testimony
Russian official mocks James Comey testimony

Trump's tweet said: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". In the most eagerly anticipated United States congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismisse...

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  • James Comey on Trump:
James Comey on Trump: "He Might Lie"

He was later surprised when Trump suggested he had taped the conversations. Speaking before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, Comey dove into the heart of the fraught political controversy around his firing and whether Trump interfered in the bureau's Russian Federation investigation, as he elaborated on written testimony deliver...

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  • Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from US President Donald Trump
Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from US President Donald Trump

Robyn Greene, policy counsel and government affairs lead at New America's Open Technology Institute, said in a tweet that there have, however, been cases of "unintentional systemic [and] persistent abuses", such as a recent case of the NSA having to end a controversial surveillance program that searched Americans' emails.

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  • James Comey testimony: Former director says Trump admin defamed him and Federal Bureau of Investigation
James Comey testimony: Former director says Trump admin defamed him and Federal Bureau of Investigation

If prosecutors want the building blocks for a claim that President Donald Trump interfered with a federal investigation, legal experts say fired FBI Director James Comey has handed those over by recounting details of interactions that could show the president meant to obstruct justice.

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  • This is how smart home devices like the Apple HomePod work
This is how smart home devices like the Apple HomePod work

Apple finally has a contender in the hot new smart home speaker segment in the form of the HomePod . Many spectators were expecting a Siri speaker revelation but instead, Apple stunned us with this elegant device. while the Google Home is at 1.05 lbs. However, Apple ( AAPL ) stopped short of calling it a home assistant and thus a direct...

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  • Three times James Comey's testimony contradicted Donald Trump
Three times James Comey's testimony contradicted Donald Trump

Although the Times also reported on May 11 - before Trump's tweet - about Comey's private dinner with the president, that story made no reference to Comey's contemporaneous memos . Mr Trump said, Mr Comey recalled, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go. President, this is wrong , '?" Comey has said...

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  • A 'weak' United Kingdom negotiating partner 'bad' for Brexit talks
A 'weak' United Kingdom negotiating partner 'bad' for Brexit talks

Business groups have urged politicians to act quickly to provide economic stability in the wake of the shock election result, as Britain heads towards the uncertainty of a hung parliament with Brexit talks looming . "We will have to see whether the negotiation chief will remain the same, how the relevant ministers will look. I am convinced the...

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