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Mike Pence Hired a Personal Lawyer to Handle the Russia Investigation


Cullen's fees will not be paid for with taxpayer dollars, according to Agen. Till now personal questions concerning this investigation have not risen for Pence. Mueller's investigation of the President's conduct is a major watershed in the FBI probe, which over nearly the past year has focused on uncovering Moscow's attempts to meddle in, or influence, the 2016 presidential campaign and whether any of Trump's campaign personnel colluded with Russian officials. Read More »

Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care


Lawmakers at the meeting, which was organized by Senator Marco Rubio , included Sens. They were supposed to be meeting to work on a bill about paid family leave; good thing they were both acting like kids. "It's so important to have Ivanka Trump use her platform to shine a light on the challenges working families face", said Fischer. Rather, he said she was "in the input stage, listening to the different ideas and proposals that are out there". Read More »

NYC fire officials say 2 people injured at construction site


One person was seen being pulled from the building on a stretcher. NY 1 reported that one of the workers was removed and said to be in critical condition following the crash. Video shows firefighters removing debris from the building's basement. The neighbor added that she was anxious about construction material being placed on the roof. Read More »

Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

He says they spoke occasionally, when he asked Martinez Torres not to leave trash in the halls and stairwells. A 22-year-old Virginia man was held on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of the girl, who was attacked during a breakfast break from an all-night prayer session at her mosque. Read More »

Biden tops list of Democratic presidential candidates for 2020


Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA is in second place, and represents the most popular of the now active politicians included in the survey. Starbucks boss Howard Schultz, who is sometimes mentioned as a possible candidate, received a 21 percent favorability rating, and Disney CEO Bob Iger, whose name is also brought up as a possible presidential contender, was viewed favorably by 19 percent of those polled. Read More »

England reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals with victory over New Zealand


Besides, Trent Boult (1/56) and Mitchell Santner (1/54) picked up a wicket each for New Zealand . Jos Buttler, Joe Root and Alex Hales posted half-centuries for England , while Liam Plunkett took four for 55. "It's a bit frustrating, because we were getting a little bit of momentum with the bat ". "We know how well we've done and we know that if we perform to anywhere near our capability we are going to be a really tough team to beat", said England all-rounder Ben Stokes. Read More »

Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

Americans need to know what McConnell and his bill drafters are planning - before they "jam it past not only the Senate but the American people". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to get a vote done by the week-long July 4 recess in order to avoid further public scrutiny on the bill. Read More »

Trump under investigation, feeling the heat

Sekulow responded that Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey does not amount to obstruction of justice, before sparring with Cuomo over leaks to the press. "I don't think it serves him well", former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a Trump supporter, on ABC's "This Week", adding that the President was right to be infuriated by "this whole Russian Federation baloney". Read More »

Travel ban challengers urge US top court to reject Trump appeal


Six in 10 adults said guarding the country against potential security threats is behind Trump's travel ban, which would temporarily halt individuals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States . "For example, internal determinations regarding the necessary information for visa application adjudications do not have an obvious relationship to the constitutional rights at stake or statutory conflicts at issue here". Read More »

Senate pushes for healthcare vote by end of the month


Senate Republicans are in agreement that their bill will be significantly different from what the House passed earlier this year, but that is where consensus ends. Barring states from being able to repeal as many regulations as the House bill does would be a problem down the line if the Senate and House must reconcile their two bills. Read More »

Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling


Tam has said he chose to call the band The Slants to reclaim a term some consider a derogatory reference to Asian people's eyes, and wear it as a "badge of pride". "Stuart and Eugene are just terrific members of our team", says Connell, a partner at the Archer law firm in Haddonfield, New Jersey, who reached out to the UCLA Law clinic after conducting a national search for attorneys who could bolster his case, which he argued at the Supreme Court in January. Read More »

'Pretty Little Liars' Might Be Getting A Spin-Off & Here's Who Is Involved


We thought things were finally coming to an end as the final two episodes of the show are airing this month. But the only way to be in the know is to watch Pretty Little Liars live. Troian Bellisario agreed saying, "There's so much to mine" with Pieterse adding, "As much as she's grown, she's also still very unstable". This week the penultimate episode of Pretty Little Liars arrives and there's still so much to be revealed! Clearly, the network is open to spinoffs. Read More »

Tropical storm likely to form and hit USA coast - hurricane center


Flash flood watches have been posted for much of this area through Thursday evening, and the National Weather Service is warning of "multiple rounds of very heavy rain " resulting in the potential for "significant" flash flooding. There's a minimal chance the subtropical system could become tropical in the coming days and turn into Tropical Storm Cindy before making landfall early Thursday morning. Read More »

US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

Geng said the meeting would be an opportunity for the two countries to have an "in-depth exchange of views" on issues including North Korea , the South China Sea and cooperation on counter-terrorism. McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee. "We hold North Korea accountable for Otto Warmbier's unjust imprisonment, and demand the release of three other Americans who have been illegally detained". Read More »

Trump Condemns 'Brutal' North Korean Regime After Death Of Student

He was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor. Pyongyang returned 22-year-old Otto Warmbier to the United States last week, saying he had been in a coma for a year. North Korean authorities blamed his condition on botulism and said they had freed him on "humanitarian grounds". He was put before North Korean officials and journalists for a televised "confession". Read More »

Victory for The Slants

Although The Slants is comprised of Asian American musicians, the United States Patent and Trademark Office repeatedly denied Tam's trademark applications on grounds that the band name was "disparaging" to Asians. The Obama administration appealed to the Supreme Court, through Michelle K. Lee, director of the trademark office. "It seems this decision will indeed open the floodgates to applications for all sorts of potentially offensive and hateful marks", said Lisa Simpson, an ... Read More »

I almost quit golf, admits new US Open king Koepka


Open and eight shots behind the victor after he had posted a U.S. Open record 63 on Saturday. This time it was Koepka's turn to celebrate. I'd never teed off this late before, so that was different. Open. Koepka shot a 5-under 67 with six birdies and one bogey. "He's a great player and he's a great gentleman". Somebody who's got a long career. Read More »

John McCain: North Korea 'murdered' Otto Warmbier

The tour group, which is based in China, called Warmbier's detention "appalling", and said it was not permitted to speak with Warmbier for the duration of his detention. US President Donald Tump has blamed Pyongyang's "brutal" regime for Warmbier's death. They did not cite a specific cause of death. After he was held for more than 17 months, he was medically evacuated from North Korea last week. Read More »

Rock Band's Court Win Bodes Well for Redskins


The odd paradox of Tam's victory is that his stride for "all marginalized communities to determine what's best for ourselves" stands in contradiction to the position of the other big winners in this decision, the Redskins. "And hopefully today's decision will put a stop to the absurd practice of PTO examiners acting as formal speech police, Googling people to find out if they're the 'right kind" to receive a government benefit". Read More »

2 immigrant farmworkers arrested after Ben & Jerry's march


The two occupants were taken to the Border Patrol station for further investigation where they were arrested for immigration violations", wrote Brant in a statement. "These are scare tactics to make us go back to the shadows and not organize, but this is only going to make our community stronger", Luna said. They knew that if they didn't, nobody else was going to do it. Read More »

Teen Called Out Her School's Sexist Dress Code In Hilarious Yearbook Quote


Senior quotes are perhaps one of the best and most memorable ways to make a statement, but this New Jersey teen is getting brownie points for using this opportunity to highlight her high school's hypocritical dress code policy . They should not be above the extended fingertips. She also says she was unfairly targeted while the boys at her school got away with breaking the code. Read More »