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by | May 13, 2017 | 00:02

May 11, 2017 - Trump tells NBC he wanted to fire Comey regardless of recommendations made by the attorney general and deputy attorney general. " Donald Trump is doing this to get out from under the Russian Federation investigation", Fallon said. But McCabe promised he would inform lawmakers immediately if the White House attempted to interfere.

by | May 12, 2017 | 23:57

Security Council, Tillerson called on countries to suspend or downgrade diplomatic ties with Pyongyang, saying it abuses diplomatic privileges to help fund its arms programs. In the most thorough explanation yet of the Trump administration's foreign policy views, Tillerson said US foreign policy priorities had gotten "a little bit out of balance" in the previous decades.

by | May 12, 2017 | 23:50

North Korea accused the USA and South Korean security agencies of planning a biochemical attack on leader Kim during April 15 celebrations in the North's capital of the anniversary of the birth of state founder Kim Il Sung. Moon came to power with a promise to review the system and he told Xi that North Korea must cease making provocations before tension over the deployment could be resolved, officials said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:19

Mr. Obama was present at the center's dedication ceremony, which took place in April of 2013. He and former First Lady Michele Obama are donating $2-million to summer job programs, for example. The Center's design attempts to integrate with Jackson Park, not overwhelm it, while using benefits from an estimated 700,000 annual visitors to uplift the area.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:50

Comey confirmed that then-acting Attorney General Sally Yates alerted him in January that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had lied about his conversations with Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak, and could be vulnerable to blackmail.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:04

McCain said that despite his concern that the BLM rule may be " onerous ", rejecting the CRA was necessary for the Trump administration to continue work on the issue. For months, Republicans have rammed through reversals of rules issued by President Barack Obama on issues including gun rights, coal production, hunting and money for family planning clinics.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:02

Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked on ABC's "Good Morning America" about Trump's claim in a letter to Comey notifying him of his termination that the then-FBI director assured him "on three separate occasions" that he was not under investigation.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:09

Trump and Turnbull were set to mark the anniversary of that battle with speeches at a dinner aboard the USS Intrepid. "Everyone's talking about this phone call". Golfer Greg Norman, chairman and chief executive of Shark Industries, and Bloomberg founder Michael Bloomberg also attended. "The president has just said it".

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:23

The White House has denied both this claim and the resignation threat rumor. Sanders said she was "not aware of" reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had threatened his resignation because he felt he was being used as a scapegoat for the firing, but she reiterated the White House's stance that this was a decision made by the president.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:33

But the brothers failed to call 911 to get him treatment until the next morning. One brother told investigators Piazza "felt cold to the touch, his skin appeared pale, and his eyes remained half-open". Of course, tragedies happen to young men and women who have nothing to do with the Greek system, as they venture out into the world on their own; but there is no denying the common denominator in so many of these incidents is often heavy drinking, hazing, and a fraternity or sorority.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:20

That drinking was directed by his soon to be fraternity. They were made to have four to five drinks within two minutes. The grand jury found evidence that Beta Theta Pi engaged in hazing, not just for Piazza's spring 2017 pledge class, but also previous pledge classes in spring and fall of 2016.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:17

The US said the THAAD deployment was aimed at countering any missile attack by North Korea against the South, Japan and the US. In 2015, China for the first time demonstrated a whole range of long, medium and short range missiles during a military parade.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:19

In this April 24, 2017 photo, Fox News co-president Bill Shine , right, leaves a NY restaurant with Rupert Murdoch , second from right, the executive chairman of 21st Century Fox . Shine has been with Fox News since its inception over 20 years ago. Before Murdoch's announcement, Shine asked Murdoch's sons for a public statement of support, and they declined to provide it, according to NY magazine.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:36

She also sued Shine, asserting that he failed to investigate her claims. A lawsuit that accuses Fox's fired former comptroller, Judith Slater, of racial discrimination , is now up to 13 plaintiffs. The shakeup came on the same day that Fox is launching two new shows. "Rupert isn't fighting for me", Shine said, according to Sherman. Sean Hannity, the channel's 10pm mainstay, is particularly close with Mr Shine, and he publicly defended his friend last week on Twitter , saying that ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:34

President Trump said Thursday that when he chose to fire FBI Director James Comey, he thought of the "made up" story about ties between Russian Federation and himself. In the interview with NBC News , the president also revealed he had planned to fire Mr Comey all along - contradicting the previously stated reason that he sacked him on the advice of his attorney general Jeff Sessions, as well as his deputy attorney general.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:24

We will have much more on this developing story tonight at 10 p.m. including an interview with Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry about what it took to make this rescue. Madeline Connelly and her pup were last seen May 4 when they set out on the mountain adventure prior to Connelly's departure to Alaska to begin her new job.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:29

Trump had kept his decision to fire Comey from all but his closest advisers. Now the White House is denying that it tried to shift the responsibility to Rosenstein. But the revelation intensified the pressure on the White House from both political parties to explain the motives behind Comey's stunning ouster. "He said, 'You are not under investigation'".

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:20

Multiple people were hospitalized after a shooting was reported Friday morning near an OH nursing facility. According to NBC4i, the shooter was reported at the 200 block of E. An active shooter at an OH nursing home has been "neutralized", according to scanner traffic. Several roads in the area were also closed while officers investigated the scene.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:44

Brown, a Democrat who served 24 years in Congress, lost her re-election bid last year after being indicted. Brown faces fraud charges. But ahead of the 2016 elections, her district was redrawn under a voter-approved ban on gerrymandering.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:21

Mother's Day has a bit more sunshine, it remains breezy with wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour, and highs look to be close to 70 degrees. High Saturday 75. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Winds S 5-10 miles per hour. We started out with some sunshine today , but the clouds have increased and we'll stay mostly cloudy this afternoon.

by | May 12, 2017 | 19:04

Police said on Twitter Monday that anarchists destroyed a police vehicle, damaged numerous windows and property, started fires in the streets and attacked police. They say they plan to stay there until police arrest them. May Day protest organisers were expecting a surge of thousands of demonstrators on Monday as rights groups came together for annual worker's protests, galvanised by the Trump administration.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:32

It turns out, as Tillerson said in his opening comments at the meeting, the administration has not made up its mind, but pledged to at least listen to the Arctic nations and regional organizations as the administration weighs its options. Top diplomats from the US, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden will meet in Fairbanks in the far-northern US state of Alaska as the US hands over the group's rotating presidency to Finland.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:53

Ryan said the president, members of both parties and top Justice Department officials had lost confidence in Comey, and said "it is entirely within the president's role and authority to relieve him". Harding Aslinger, a 70-year-old retiree who was visiting St. Louis's Gateway Arch from Chattanooga, Tennessee, called Comey's firing "necessary for the betterment of the government".

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:24

Both pleaded guilty after their federal indictments for misusing the charity's funds, and testified against Brown. A judge has found former Rep. Corrine Brown guilty of fraudulently taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from a bogus charity following an indictment on federal corruption charges.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:35

She was convicted of 18 of the 22 federal fraud charges against her, including lying on her taxes and on her congressional financial disclosure forms. On dozens of occasions, Simmons said he was told to take out of One Door's account the maximum $800 from an ATM near his house and deposit hundreds of it in Brown's personal account.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:39

Barrasso said that he will ask Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to repeal the rule instead of attempting to repeal the rule again in the Senate. Gardner's spokesman did not respond to a request for comment in time for publication. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told Fox News last month that "CO2 contributes to greenhouse gas, it has a greenhouse gas effect and global warming, as methane does and other types of gases".

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:44

The bill is most notably rolling back on the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act , under which about 20 million Americans gained coverage. House Republicans pushed the legislation through with a narrow majority on May 4, making all those watching on the sidelines say, "May the Fourth be with our health".

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:14

Chloe's mother, 34-year-old Keir Johnson is also missing and may have been abducted as well. Police believe the child is in extreme danger and was likely taken by a unknown female. Johnson was last seen driving a black 2013 Kia Optima with the Virginia license plate VAW2197. Keir Johnson is described as 4-feet-11-inches tall, weighing about 140 pounds.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:52

The council issued a written statement Thursday expressing its support for serving the community and chartered partners, including the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The church initially said it was "deeply troubled" by the Boy Scouts' policy change on gays but remained with the organization after receiving assurances it could appoint troop leaders according to its own religious and moral values.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:05

But president of the FBI Agents Association Thomas O'Connor said he was known to be responsive to their concerns, and he called the firing a "gut punch". Martin Heinrich (D-NM) whether it's accurate to say that Comey was "no longer supported" by the rank and file. "President Trump's actions this week cost us an opportunity to get at the truth, at least for today".

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:23

Zinke said he has recently heard concerns about offshore drilling in Santa Barbara, California, and promised that he will listen to local communities when it comes to authorizing drilling. The day before his 100th in office, Trump took his step Friday toward dismantling a key part of Barack Obama's environmental legacy. "Trump is again going all-in for his Big Oil backers, with an executive order that attempts to undo President Obama's historic action".

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:30

The White House has postponed a Tuesday meeting to discuss whether the United States should withdraw from the landmark global climate deal struck in Paris. The Paris accord, signed by almost 200 nations in 2015, was never ratified by the Senate due to the staunch oppositions of Republicans. The official requested anonymity to discuss private conversations.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:01

Methane is a greenhouse gas that traps heat in the atmosphere at nearly 30 times the rate that carbon dioxide does. The rule is estimated to prevent about 180,000 tons of methane emissions a year, according to the Washington Post . The GOP has used the previously obscure Congressional Review Act, which requires just a simple majority in both chambers to overturn rules recently imposed by the executive branch.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:44

Despite Major League Baseball stepping in and trying to put an end to the teams' ongoing antics, it was pretty clear to just about anyone with half a baseball brain that Gausman wasn't trying to hit Bogaerts in that situation. Drew Pomeranz tossed 5 1/3 two-run innings, striking out seven, for Boston (15-12), which has taken two of the first three in its four-game set with Baltimore (16-10).

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:55

At least 93 people were injured in Caracas and demonstrator Miguel Castillo was killed. Maduro, who blames the crisis on what he says is a plot hatched led by Washington, brands the protesters as USA pawns. "We're faithful to Chavez's legacy". Opposition leaders have complained that the government is processing 250 detainees via military courts. In particular, "having military judges charge civilians is utterly out of proportion, legally speaking", said Almagro, a Uruguayan diplomat ...