• Sinkhole swallows car in Florida restaurant parking lot
Sinkhole swallows car in Florida restaurant parking lot

State Road 200 was closed for a short period of time on Saturday but has been reopened. The roadway is now open and the gas line has been secured. No injuries have been reported. The sinkhole caused a gas leak at Gaitway Plaza on 2701 SW College Road. Nearby Ocala Fire Rescue had also responded to the Shady Oaks Plaza reports of flooded vehicle...

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  • Body of eighth terror attack victim found in Thames
Body of eighth terror attack victim found in Thames

Saturday night's rampage, in which the three men drove into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in the bustling Borough Market area, was Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months. The PM said she would make it easier to deport foreign terror suspects and "restrict the freedom and movements" of those that present a threat. ...

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  • Democrats express outrage over reports of White House meddling on Russian Federation probes
Democrats express outrage over reports of White House meddling on Russian Federation probes

Two intelligence chiefs testified Wednesday that they have never felt pressured to take improper actions regarding any intelligence matter, including the investigation regarding Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the second-ranking official at the Department of Justice who signed a le...

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  • US rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests calling fears unfounded
US rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests calling fears unfounded

As demonstrators across the nation gathered to protest Sharia law, a part of Islamic tradition, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community here in Milwaukee isn't making much noise but has a message that speaks volumes. "Making them veil. In some groups it's acceptable to beat wives", protester Ginny Procuniar said. Muslim leaders hear echoes of the views of...

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  • Half support Trump travel ban
Half support Trump travel ban

So far, Circuit Courts of Appeals have blocked President Trump's executive orders on Constitutional grounds, but now the administration's Justice Department is attempting to jump over the lower courts to ask for a ruling by the Supreme Court .

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  • United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray
United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray

And both Corbyn and Trump stand accused of making unrealistic promises on the campaign trail but ultimately performed better than expected against more established female politicians (though both Corbyn's Labour and Trump received fewer votes than their rivals).

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  • James Comey has his high noon moment before Senate
James Comey has his high noon moment before Senate

Both were quick to note that Comey validated one Trump claim: that Comey had told him three times that he was not personally the target of the investigation. "And certainly we are there to protect", Trump added, saying this is why the U.S. is "paying the kind of money necessary to have that force". "I was also confused by the initial explan...

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  • For Trump, a prosecution of Comey would be a disaster
For Trump, a prosecution of Comey would be a disaster

One party to this saga is a former career and respected Department of Justice employee and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director (and formerly a registered Republican like me) who has testified before Congress under oath. "I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you", Trump told a reporter. Also, considering his own admissi...

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  • Kellyanne Conway is leaking White House information
Kellyanne Conway is leaking White House information

Press secretary Sean Spicer said Conway disputed the account, claiming she is close to Short. It has always been an open secret that one of the big leakers of the White House was counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway . Kellyanne Conway allegedly leaked information about her colleagues during a Washington DC party last week. He also s...

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  • US Senate tax chief says scope for tax cuts still unclear
US Senate tax chief says scope for tax cuts still unclear

Meanwhile, Kasowitz also represents Bill O'Reilly in his sexual harassment case. Health care and tax reform continue to be at the top of the priority list, Short said . English added , "The only way to get to tax reform is if the administration gets ... very diverse sets of interests in the business community and the economy to join hands".

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  • Anti-Shariah rally in Denver draws people from both sides
Anti-Shariah rally in Denver draws people from both sides

Leaders of the region's Islamic community held a counter rally several miles away from the Anti-Sharia demonstration, explained Fauzia Rizvi, General Secretary of the Islamic Society of Corona-Norco. Lori says the Sharia law does more harm than good for millions of Muslims. Act for America cancelled its rally in Batesville, Ark., after the law cent...

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  • Trump says Comey lied under oath, remains coy on 'tapes'
Trump says Comey lied under oath, remains coy on 'tapes'

Conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin countered, "Actually, I thought it was a devastating day for the president". During the news conference on Friday, ABC News' Jonathan Karl asked Trump to clarify his response to Comey's testimony .

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  • Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey
Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey

Under oath, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director also told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had asked him during a one-to-one dinner at the White House to pledge loyalty. "Although the goal of the press conference is not to respond to James Comey's Senate testimony , this will likely be the subject of the o...

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  • James Comey Said Exactly What You Wanted Him to Say
James Comey Said Exactly What You Wanted Him to Say

I didn't do it myself for a variety of reasons, but I asked him to because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel". "Those were lies, plain and simple", he said . In his tweet, Trump echoed the statement put out by his outside counsel Marc Kasowitz shortly after Comey testified Thursday. Trump cryptically refused to s...

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  • Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo
Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo

Speaking at a joint press conference in the Rose Garden with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis , Trump called Comey a "leaker" and maintained that the fired FBI director lied under oath about his claim the president asked him to drop the agency's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

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  • Republican senators to get first glimpse of leadership's health care ideas
Republican senators to get first glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

Critics say the problem is aggravated by uncertainty over what Trump and Republicans intend to do. Democratic political operatives say the public's disapproval of both the GOP's attempts to repeal and replace the law and the actions the White House has taken will culminate in next year's midterm elections.

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  • Trump's closest allies warn president it's time to stop tweeting
Trump's closest allies warn president it's time to stop tweeting

As the daughter of an immigrant from Iran, how can I not be livid when I see tweets boasting about a travel ban that would entail barring my family from coming or leaving the US? And some individuals believe that his constant tweeting is a sign of his desire to directly connect with the American people and not go through accepted media channels...

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  • Anti-Sharia law march downtown draws counter protest
Anti-Sharia law march downtown draws counter protest

The demonstrations were set to take place in more than 20 cities , and in each case they were met with a large contingent of counter-protesters. Takim said most Muslims don't want to replace U.S. "I do appreciate them being there and offering their support", Rima Shahid, the executive director of the Muslim Alliance of IN, said. During Saturda...

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  • Several arrests made at anti-Shariah rallies
Several arrests made at anti-Shariah rallies

Police were called out to make sure the protests stayed peaceful, especially when people from both groups confronted one another to have their voices heard. In New York, the cacophony from counter-demonstrators made it almost impossible for them to hear their opponents' speeches. The rallies occurred near a building developed by President Donald ...

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  • Rallies against Islamic law across US draw counter-protests
Rallies against Islamic law across US draw counter-protests

Marches against Islamic law are scheduled in more than two dozen cities across the United States. The dozens of anti-Shariah protesters around noon faced scores of counter-demonstrators across the street. "Some of us said we don't need to give them any more attention than they've already got", Ahmad said. The protests were organized to memorial...

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