U.S.

Mueller investigation's appeared to be reaching a broadening circle of current and former officials. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the investigators were looking into possible obstruction of justice. She said it was inappropriate to fire Comey given that he was overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. "If I had nothing to hide and someone wanted to investigate, I would say, 'Go ahead, do your thing, I don't care, because you won't find anything, '" said Younger, a ...
  • Southern California liquor store gets payout for selling winning $448M Powerball ticket

    U.S.

    Marietta Liquor and Deli, the Sun City liquor store where a winning Powerball ticket was recently sold. They will take home the tenth biggest lottery win in USA history, officials said. Powerball spokesman Randy Miller says the location where the winning ticket was sold was not immediately available. Saturday night's jackpot - $447 million - was the 10th biggest ever.
  • Thomas makes history in US Open third round

    U.S.

    But Saturday's? From more than 300 yards away, Thomas launched it into the sky. In fact, he's not even leading after three rounds. After 54 holes, he is one stroke behind surprise leader Brian Harman . The disappointed 21-year-old declined to be interviewed. He won that tournament by seven shots. Jordan Spieth's plan Saturday was to post a low early score and count on afternoon weather and course conditions to play havoc on the leaderboard .
  • Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel in Russian probe Featured

    U.S.

    The president was pleased by the ambiguity of his position on Mr. Mueller, and thinks the possibility of being fired will focus the veteran prosecutor on delivering what the president desires most: "a blanket public exoneration". Mr Ruddy said Mr Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also representing Ms Ivanka Trump , the President's daughter, and her husband, Mr Jared Kushner .
  • Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting

    U.S.

    The incident, one of several deaths of black men and boys shot by United States police, sparked outrage and protests in St Paul. One of the organizers, Samantha Pree-Stinson, a candidate for City Council, tells the Minneapolis Star-Tribune ( http://strib.mn/2sCbJuv ) that the group wouldn't be marching onto a freeway after its gathering Saturday night at Loring Park.
  • GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery

    GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery

    U.S.

    Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . Hodgkinson was fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire with police during the rampage. Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Sava said. If Scalise did not suffer nerve damage and his recovery continues without any complications, "it is possible that within three months or so, he can.be back on ...
  • McConnell: Senate close to Obamacare repeal bill

    McConnell: Senate close to Obamacare repeal bill

    U.S.

    McConnell works with a hard whip count. He can afford to lose only two of his 52 Republicans ― with Vice President Mike Pence then breaking the tie ― and it seems highly unlikely that conservative Sen. "We want a system that incentivizes innovation and we want a system that empowers patients through transparency and accountability in choices", Price said.
  • Most in Portugal's forest fire died in cars

    Most in Portugal's forest fire died in cars

    U.S.

    About 60 forest fires broke out across the country overnight, with 1700 firefighters working to put them out. A huge wall of thick smoke and bright red flames could at one point be seen towering over the top of trees near houses in the wooded region.
  • Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson's Body

    Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson's Body

    U.S.

    Thursday afternoon Hodgkinson's wife of thirty years said her husband sold nearly everything and left for Washington to work with people to help change the tax brackets. Authorities said James Hodgkinson expressed grievances online about the president and Republicans, but they're still working to determine a concrete motive for the shooting.
  • Lawyer says Trump not under investigation

    U.S.

    Jay Sekulow , the chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice and one of President Donald Trump's top lawyers, said on Sunday, contrary to claims made by others, Trump is not being investigated for obstructing justice by anyone, as far he knows, including Robert Mueller, the special prosecutor tasked with determining whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian officials to help win the 2016 election.
  • Trump lawyer: We haven't been notified of any investigation

    U.S.

    In one tweet, he said: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" "The president's tweet was in response to the Washington Post story ", Sekulow said. "If we want to put all this behind us, let's find out what happened, let's put it out there, and let's not undermine the credibility of the investigation".