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United States attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does - or possibly face a subpoena - as a Senate investigation into collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice extended to a Trump Cabinet member. Read More »

Putin: Impact of sanctions against Russian Federation not 'drastic'


The measure has been attached to a bill imposing penalties on Iran that the Senate is now debating and also has strong support. His remarks came a day after the U.S. But Mr Trump's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, says he agrees with members of Congress who want Russian Federation held accountable for its meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

House passes budget, gavels out of special session

Governor Walker will call for a second special session on Friday to broker a deal on an operating budget before the July 1st government shutdown. Walker also criticized the House's proposed budget, explaining that the legislation that was passed did not represent a workable compromise. Read More »

GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'

Steve Scalise and four others were shot during baseball practice for the game in Alexandria, Va . Scalise is still in the hospital, reportedly in critical condition with broken bones and damage to his internal organs. The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP. Read More »

House Health Care Plan Formally Moves to Senate


Those rules for the 2017 budget, intended for a health care bill, call for a $2 billion reduction in the deficit over 10 years. Republicans have sought to overturn Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature domestic healthcare law since it was enacted in 2010.Whatever the White House's efforts to push ahead with policy plans, there will be a spotlight on testimony by James Comey, the FBI director fired by Trump last month, to the Senate Intelligence Committee on ... Read More »

Trump Blasts Media Report on Obstruction of Justice


A memo drawn up by an NSA deputy reportedly records Trump pressuring National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers to influence Russian Federation investigation. "Nice", Trump tweeted early Thursday morning. But the top national security officials declined to say what if anything Mr. Trump requested they do in relation to the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Suspect in slaying of OH mom and two daughters arrested after standoff


Taylor Pifer was a manager at the Fashion School Store in downtown Kent. Kylie Pifer , who studied biology, recently finished her freshman year at Bowling Green State University. The sheriff says the couple was killed after the three women were killed in North Royalton . In December of 1999, he was indicted on charges of forgery, passing forged documents, receiving stolen property and theft. Read More »

Iran rejects fresh US sanction over missile program

Article 26 calls on the United States to "make best efforts in good faith to sustain this JCPOA and prevent interference with the realization of the full benefit by Iran of the sanctions lifting". The bill, which passed on a vote of 98-2 on Thursday, also includes new sanctions on Russian Federation. Aimed mainly at immigrants, the bill also would apply to the GOP's proposed American Health Care Act if that measure becomes law. Read More »

Trump considering 'terminating' Robert Mueller, friend says


Congressional Republicans stood behind Mueller on Tuesday and said he should be given the freedom to conduct his investigation. "I think that Sean [Spicer] is doing something unusual and different, which is making a news story where one doesn't exist..." It's believable enough. Read More »

Trump allies turn on special counsel Robert Mueller


He added that fundraising records show some of the lawyers whom Mueller selected for his team have contributed to Democrats. Gingrich said that he wrote his new book, Understanding Trump , because "Trump represents a different world" than the "world of Washington ". Read More »

Chuck Schumer mocks Donald Trump's praise-filled Cabinet meeting

But Mr Reince Priebus , the chief of staff whose job insecurity has been the subject of endless speculation, outdid them all: " We thank you for the opportunity and the blessing to serve your agenda ". What those contestants knew is the same thing Trump's Cabinet has now realized: Flattery will get you everywhere. Here's a clip of Obama's first cabinet meeting in April 2009. Read More »

Donald Trump insists no 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russian Federation in 2016 election

Last week, former FBI Director James Comey told Congress he believes he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. Trump also red his own lawyer last month for probes by a special counsel and congressional committees. President Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to offer his first comments on news that he is being examined for possible obstruction of justice - an investigation he dismissed as part of the "phony" accusations of collusion between his ... Read More »

Warriors fans celebrate championship with parade, rally


The Warriors are headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. "Nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together, the different kind of ceremonies and the traditions that have happened around championship-winning teams". Read More »

Congressman's shooting transports victims of Giffords attack


Bailey and Griner were protecting House Majority Leader Steve Scalise , who is one of 10 Congress members who have a protective detail due to his leadership role as the third-ranking Republican in the House. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, was shot in the hip. They stand ready to protect everyone - from Members and staff to constituents and tourists - who visit the Capitol complex each day. Read More »

Burned body of Oklahoma minister discovered near his church


June 25, Lover's Leap Missionary Baptist Church , 301 Bosque Blvd. Sessions will be held daily from 6-8:30 p.m. Area Fellowship, 6:30 p.m. June 27, Hopewell Baptist Church , 124 E. There will be a picnic for the participants' families at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29, where the children will sing songs, and pictures of things they have done in the VBS will be displayed. Read More »

President's sunrise tweet blasts 'phony story' on obstruction probe

Trump tweeted the same argument early Thursday morning. Mr Rosenstein said he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's legal team, on Wednesday denounced the report, saying: 'The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal'. Read More »

Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Philando Castile Found Not Guilty


St. Paul Public Schools, where Castile was employed as a cafeteria worker, described Castile as a "beloved employee". Five of the officer's seven shots struck Castile. Diamond Reynolds, Castile's girlfriend, and her 4-year-old daughter were in the auto when Yanez fired into the vehicle. The squad-car video shows Yanez approaching Castile's vehicle and asking for a driver's license and proof of insurance. Read More »

Penguins' Stanley Cup Parade highlights

The Pittsburgh Penguins barely had started their celebration for winning their second consecutive Stanley Cup championship before Las Vegas tabbed them as favorites to capture their franchise's sixth title in 2017-18. Stan Schaffer, of South Park, remembered watching the Penguins celebrate their back-to-back wins in the '90s. As the Penguins roster shifts, next year will provide new challenges. Read More »

Unclear when inmates will return to Georgia

Georgians can breathe a little easier now that two desperate and unsafe escaped prison inmates who had been on the run for three days are now back where they belong - behind bars. The chase began after DuBose and Rowe - twice cellmates at Baldwin State Prison - overpowered two correctional officers during a routine transport. Read More »