• Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors title
Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors title

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors holding onto the Larry O Brien Trophy at The Henry J. Kaiser Convention Centre during their Victory Parade and Rally. Nearly as soon as the final buzzer sounded on Monday night and Golden State became the 2017 NBA champions, many followers of both basketball and politics began to wonder whether or n...

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  • White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US
White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US

Gorkov, a longtime economic aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, has said in a written statement to Reuters that his encounter with Kushner, a Trump adviser, was a business meeting. "I explained all comments before", Gorkov then said. "In these meetings, Mr. Kushner worked to build relationships that would help advance the President's fore...

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  • Cosby jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict
Cosby jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

Cosby did not take the stand, and the defense rested after just one witness. When asked if he understood what was happening, Cosby answered in a booming voice: "Yes!" "That's a lie", McMonagle told jurors. "They've been intimate", he said. Cosby says they enjoyed a mutual "petting" session. Cosby has said he is legally blind because of...

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller
Deputy AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Tuesday on ABC's " Good Morning America " that while he feels "independent counsels are very risky", he doesn't think Trump should force Mueller out. On May 17, Gingrich tweeted that Mueller was a "superb choice" for special counsel. Trump was apparently bothered by reports from conservat...

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  • Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him
Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

President Trump expressed his thoughts about the shift on Twitter . The FBI probe, now in the hands of special prosecutor Robert Mueller , shifted its focus to allegations of obstruction in the days after Trump fired the agency's then director James Comey on May 9.

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  • Trump Under Investigation For Possible
Trump Under Investigation For Possible "Obstruction Of Justice"

Evidence that shows any wrongdoing by Trump "remains highly dubious", she wrote, adding, "There is no reason to believe that Russian Federation backed Trump - or even believed he could win". Trump made remarks including that he was thinking of the "made-up" story about ties to Russian Federation when he fired Comey, according to CBS News .

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  • State's unemployment rate at 5 percent in May
State's unemployment rate at 5 percent in May

Omaha's unemployment rate was unchanged at 2.9 percent. Nebraska Commissioner of Labor John H. Albin said job growth is driving the unemployment rate decline. The biggest monthly jobs jump came in the leisure and hospitality sector with the addition of 400 jobs; retail trade and professional and business services, each gained 200 jobs over the mo...

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  • Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away
Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

Hodgkinson . That's where he met the former mayor of Alexandria, Bill Euille, who told The Washington Post he had spoken with Hodgkinson several times over the past month. And there's no evidence so far that they were purchased illegally. How Hodgkinson went from posting a political cartoon online in 2015 that derided Rep.

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  • Mueller Examining Whether Trump Sought to Slow Flynn Probe
Mueller Examining Whether Trump Sought to Slow Flynn Probe

At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing last week , Coats and Rogers refused to answer whether Trump asked them to intervene in the investigation. Trump as part of an effort to influence the agencies' investigation into Russia's meddling in the presidential polls. Sessions maintained that he had not been briefed on the Russian Federation ...

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  • Nah, thanks! NBA star doesn't want to visit Donald Trump
Nah, thanks! NBA star doesn't want to visit Donald Trump

Kerr was hired as the Warriors' coach on May 19, 2014 and guided the team to a 67-15 regular-season record and an National Basketball Association championship in 2014-15. The 2017 NBA Finals showed that the Cavaliers aren't equipped to beat the Warriors as now assembled, and LeBron James is growing older with heavy mileage from his many tri...

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  • Jeff Sessions saying 'I don't recall' gets remixed into a catchy song
Jeff Sessions saying 'I don't recall' gets remixed into a catchy song

Mr Comey confirmed in his testimony to the Senate intelligence committee last week that Mr Trump was not personally under investigation for contacts with Russian Federation, despite an ongoing probe into links between his campaign team and the Kremlin.

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  • Russian sanctions bill faces uncertain path in House
Russian sanctions bill faces uncertain path in House

Republicans held off for months on passing new Russian Federation sanctions as they tried to give the Trump administration time to turn around the U.S. They would target Russia's defense, intelligence, railway, mining and shipping industries. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a Senate panel Tuesday he was wary of actions that could interfer...

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  • Adele Comforted Survivors At A Vigil For London's Grenfell Tower Fire
Adele Comforted Survivors At A Vigil For London's Grenfell Tower Fire

Westminster Council cabinet member for housing Rachael Robathan said yesterday: 'We understand how concerned people will be about what has happened, which is why we want to reassure everyone that Westminster makes safety our number one priority.

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  • Puerto Rico Election Shows Voters Favor Statehood
Puerto Rico Election Shows Voters Favor Statehood

Referendum had been boycotted by the opposition over ballot language disputes, among other issues. The Republican-majority U.S. Congress is unlikely to approve statehood, since Democratic-leaning Puerto Rico would acquire two senators and several House members.

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  • US Congressional Baseball Game played after shooting
US Congressional Baseball Game played after shooting

Richmond said he assumes he will be Thursday night's starting pitcher for the Democrats, and the former college baseball player is likely to make Democrats the favorite tonight. "We love you", congressman John Lewis, representing Georgia, said of Mr Scalise's critical condition . "Pray for Steve!" Donald Trump wrote on Twitter .

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  • 'We Will Not Be Intimidated,' 'Let's Play Ball'
'We Will Not Be Intimidated,' 'Let's Play Ball'

In a rare moment of unity, congressional Republicans and Democrats took to the field for their annual charity game at Nationals Park Thursday, just 36 hours after a shooting rampage which left one of their colleague fighting for his life. "In Washington we have our disagreements, but we all agree that we are here to serve this nation we love, and...

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  • Sen. Kamala Harris: Not backing down is in ex-prosecutor's DNA
Sen. Kamala Harris: Not backing down is in ex-prosecutor's DNA

But she cautiously noted that, alongside the progress the country has made, "We also recognize this is an incredibly challenging moment in our history". Most of Sessions' answers to questions on his conversations with President Trump about the Russian Federation investigation read along the lines, "I'm not able to discuss with you, to confirm ...

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  • College Republicans, Democrats issue joint statement condemning Alexandria shooting
College Republicans, Democrats issue joint statement condemning Alexandria shooting

Republican John Shimkus is a roommate of Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise , who was shot during the incident. As they prepared for a bipartisan baseball game Thursday night that promised at least a brief lull in the political mud fight, some said they hoped the good feeling would last past the final inning.

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  • Escaped Ga. Inmates Who Killed 2 Guards Captured In Tennessee, Police Say
Escaped Ga. Inmates Who Killed 2 Guards Captured In Tennessee, Police Say

Police say they attempted to stop the risky duo after spotting a vehicle they believed the two were in. The two men fired 20 shots at police during the high-speed chase, but only hit the frames of the police cars. A photograph posted on the website of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution showed the two suspects handcuffed and lying on the ground shirtl...

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  • Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital
Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

The Capitol Police Memorial Fund was added to the list of charities that will receive money raised by the game in honor of two members of Scalise's security detail who were at the Wednesday practice session and returned fire. The President who visited Scalise at the hospital with the first lady said the Republican was in "tough shape" and a "gr...

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