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by | May 21, 2017 | 20:14

Members of Congress reportedly urged Gowdy to run for the chairmanship after Chaffetz announced several weeks ago that he would retire from Congress. Gowdy's spokeswoman did not confirm the congressman's intent to take Chaffetz's post, but lawmakers reportedly said he would win if he ran, Politico reported on Thursday.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:38

In the Oval Office weeks later, Mr Comey told associates, the President asked him to shut down an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The meeting also triggered a major controversy when it was revealed that the President disclosed classified information to the two Russians in what seemed to be a spontaneous and careless manner (though Trump later asserted, correctly, that he has a right to declassify information as he sees fit).

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:24

Stephanopoulos asked Collins why she, one of only five Republican female Senators, wasn't included in the group. Nevertheless, President Trump was out in the Rose Garden after the bill's passage, praising Republicans and boasting that it was another campaign promise fulfilled.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:54

Comey declined, instead offering "honest". "If there is a tape, there's nothing he is anxious about", a source familiar with the matter told CNN . "Even that is possible", he told reporters when asked whether he could unveil his nominee by Friday to succeed James Comey, whose abrupt dismissal has sparked a major media firestorm and much disagreement.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:33

Stewart's account tweeted at least six political messages Sunday, both before and after his declaration of a holiday timeout. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup. In an interview with the Guardian , Spencer said on Sunday that the use of garden torches was not created to evoke the memory of the KKK's notorious use of flaming torches, but was instead "a way to communicate with the dead".

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:02

Police say Richard Rojas, 26, of the Bronx, is charged with murder, 20 counts of attempted murder, and five counts of aggravated vehicular homicide. Twenty three people were struck by the auto before it was stopped by a security barrier.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:01

Mad magazine says Time magazine stole the material for its newest cover , which shows the White House sprouting bulbous towers in Moscow, from Mad . The White House denied this claim in a statement. Turkey sees these militias, which are widely seen as the most effective fighting force on the ground, as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, which is considered a terrorist group in the US, Turkey and Europe.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:47

Authorities said they believe they have found the body of a Duke University student who had been missing for almost a week, according to WCBV in MA. His family's home, where he living during summer break, is about a mile from the party location.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:30

He's also asking Comey to appear before his committee next week, following The New York Times's bombshell report that Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Gary Herbert (R). He announced in April that he would not seek re-election and would leave Congress before his term expired. But he did not provide a date for his departure until Thursday.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:26

While both sides concede Nafta needs updating, the congressional Republicans most likely to support a final deal would rather see a tweaking, since a significant overhaul or major new provisions could end up eroding the benefits companies and farmers get from reliable, duty-free exports to Canadian and Mexican markets.

by | May 21, 2017 | 14:26

Another white nationalist, Richard Spencer , a University of Virginia graduate who has popularized the term "alt-right" and advocated for a so-called white "ethno-state", also was in attendance at the demonstrations. "It's an expression of occupying a space", Spencer tweeted. The call to remove these monuments was a reaction to the 2015 terrorist attack at a black church in South Carolina's capital where a self-identified white supremacist shot and killed nine black churchgoers.

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:52

Remember, policing is a hard and unsafe job. As CBS News reported , 118 officers died in the line of duty in 2016, and 66 of those were "victims of malicious attacks". They died keeping us safe. Fox also honored those who have received career ending injuries in the line of duty. "May Americans learn from the example of the heroes we have lost, and always keep in mind to trust each other, work with each other, and love each other".

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:02

There is also a threat of large hail and an isolated tornado overnight. Severe storms are likely throughout Kansas and Oklahoma . Over a dozen tornadoes were reportedly spawned by powerful storms that raced through a swath of the central USA stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes on Tuesday evening.

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:49

It was the only run of the game that didn't score via a home run. He was 0-1 with a 4.40 at low A Kannapolis and is 0-4 with a 3.09 ERA over three minor league seasons. "(Kyle) Seager stands out, for whatever reason". The White Sox picked up a 2-1 win in 10 innings on Friday night to even the weekend series at 1-1.

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:33

Reigning Masters champion Sergio Garcia, of Spain, fired a 64 yesterday to get to 202 and into a tie for sixth with former Byron Nelson champion Jason Dufner (65) and Bud Cauley (68). Solheim Cup teammates Gerina Piller and Brittany Lincicome and young American Angel Yin. But yeah, I'd like to get that first win. At Birmingham, Alabama, Fred Funk shot a 2-under 70 to hold onto the third-round lead at the Regions Tradition .

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:36

The Twitter messages and Coast Guard Academy remarks were in stark contrast to the statement issued by Trump after the Wednesday night appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate alleged Russian meddling in the USA presidential election and other matters.

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:15

They did not comment about the charges , and were later released on bail. Beta Theta Pi fraternity is charged with involuntary manslaughter, 50 counts of hazing, 48 counts of furnishing alcohol to minors 48 counts of unlawful acts relative to liquor.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:52

Hours earlier, Burr said Flynn's lawyer said he wouldn't comply, "and that is not a surprise to the committee". The Senate committee is one of several on Capitol Hill investigating possible collusion between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:30

Director Comey served his country with honor for many years, and he deserves an opportunity to tell his story. "Moreover, the American people deserve an opportunity to hear it", Warner concluded. "Nut job" is having a moment. I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation. "I'm sure he's going to try to say it's a partisan effort but I don't think Mueller's going to be viewed as a partisan guy", said Sen.

by | May 21, 2017 | 10:20

No date has yet been set for the open session hearing, though the statement said it would take place after the Memorial Day holiday, May 29. James Comey, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief whose firing by President Donald Trump has triggered uproar, has agreed to testify publicly about Russian interference in the 2016 elections, lawmakers announced Friday.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:59

Saudi Arabia will be placating Trump's infamously picky palate by offering him well-done steak and ketchup at its dinner, along with traditional cuisine. The US president's visit to the kingdom, which will be followed by talks in Israel, the Vatican and with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Italy, has been met with unprecedented fanfare in Riyadh .

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:51

World No.1 Dustin Johnson is within striking distance after shooting a second consecutive three-under-par 67 to be six-under at the halfway mark of the tournament. I've got to get back into rhythm there. That's how last year's event was settled, with Sergio Garcia outlasting Brooks Koepka with a par on the first hole of a sudden-death session.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:49

James Comey, the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director, once wore a dark blue suit to a White House gathering to blend in with the curtains because he hoped that would help him avoid being called out by President Donald Trump , The New York Times reported Thursday .

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:48

As calls for an investigation into possible connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the Kremlin nears a boiling point, some have wondered whether Chaffetz was caught between alienating his base or get to the bottom of Russian ties.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:47

Schools in Oklahoma are canceling some activities with severe weather poised to strike the state during the afternoon and evening hours Thursday. "These thunderstorms will be capable of large, damaging hail up to the size of baseballs and damaging winds, along with a risk for developing tornadoes".

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:14

Speaker, to call for the impeachment of the President of the United States of America...for obstruction of justice". "President Trump is not above the law". In addition to the almost 1.1 million signers, nine communities have passed resolutions calling for this impeachment investigation, and local governments in other communities are expected to vote on such resolutions in the coming weeks.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:34

Tillerson signed the document along with Canada and six other Arctic Council members. "We are unsure what the Trump administration thinks about the Arctic region in general, about the Arctic Council in particular and about its role", said Victoria Herrmann, president of The Arctic Institute, a Washington, D.C.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:23

It is a similar story in the Virginia governor's race, where Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam this week lined up with those calling for a special prosecutor, and former Rep. "It's a position of conscience for me", said Green. Comey is sworn in prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington , DC.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:58

Kingston was inside a silver 2000 Toyota Camry when the vehicle was stolen outside a Kroger on Interstate 55 in Jackson about 2 a.m. Thursday. Family members react after finding out the news that Kingston Frazier was found dead after being kidnapped during the theft of his mother's vehicle from a Kroger parking lot Thursday, May 18, 2017 , in Jackson , .

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:26

Of the Tampa Bay numbers, Gov. Rick Scott said: "It is great news that Tampa area businesses created almost 32,000 jobs over the year in April". Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area reported an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent in April, down from 4.1 percent in March and 4.4 percent a year ago.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:20

The Associated Press reports White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that an announcement is not imminent. President Donald Trump answered in the affirmative when asked Thursday if Lieberman was under consideration. Lieberman, the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2000, is now a $1,250-an-hour senior counsel at Kasowitz Benson Torres in NY. HORSLEY: Now, Lieberman left the Democratic Party back in 2006 after he was challenged on the left for supporting the Iraq War .

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:06

Warner said Comey's testimony would help "answer some of the questions that have arisen since Director Comey was so suddenly dismissed by the President". "By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation", he said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 03:46

Rumors spread that Rosenstein threatened to quit, rejecting the idea that his memo was the reason for Comey's firing. The President has the utmost respect for the law enforcement agencies, and all investigations, the White House said , adding that this is not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the President and Comey.

by | May 21, 2017 | 03:30

The U.S. says the program is a breach of global law because the missiles could carry nuclear warheads in the future. The statement further highlights Iran's legal right to developing its defense capabilities to preserve its sovereignty, political independence and territorial integrity, adding that its missile program does not violate any of Iran's global commitments and the 2231 resolution.

by | May 21, 2017 | 02:32

At 1:15 am, Archie parked her Toyota Camry and left her son, Kingston Frazier, inside while she entered a Kroger grocery store. It is unclear how long it took Archie to tell law enforcement her son was in the vehicle or how long after that the Amber Alert was issued.