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Syria government forces shell Damascus militant bastion

Syria government forces shell Damascus militant bastion

In the nearby enclave of Eastern Qalamoun, which consists of several towns and an area of hills and has also been covered by an informal ceasefire, rebels said they were also negotiating a withdrawal ...

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day set for April 28

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day set for April 28

Take-back programs are the best way to dispose of old drugs. "We haven't received as many phone calls asking us how they can dispose of their unused medications since the box was placed in the lobby...

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Justice Department delivers Comey memos to Congress

Justice Department delivers Comey memos to Congress

The president also accused Comey of leaking classified information. "I told him I would see what we could do and that we would do the work well and as quickly as we could", Comey says he respo...

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Goodlatte, Gowdy, and Nunes on the Comey Memos

Goodlatte, Gowdy, and Nunes on the Comey Memos

Comey said Priebus asked about information leaks and whether they may have originated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to which Comey replied it was "possible but extremely unlikely", and tha...

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Trump lawyer Michael Cohen withdraws libel lawsuits over Russian Federation dossier

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen withdraws libel lawsuits over Russian Federation dossier

Investigators seized 10 boxes of documents and electronic communications from Cohen's office, home and hotel room. The lawsuits would have required Cohen to submit to an evidence discovery process...

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Justice Dept. turns over James Comey's memos on talks with Trump

Justice Dept. turns over James Comey's memos on talks with Trump

In his January 28 conversation with Trump, Comey also writes that Trump said " the hookers thing is nonsense", but then later said that "Putin had told him, 'we have some of the most handsome h...

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Senior GOP source: 'Likely' the public will have access to Comey memos

Senior GOP source: 'Likely' the public will have access to Comey memos

Democrats have accused Republicans of providing Trump a pretext for eventually firing or removing Rosenstein, who supervises special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The 15 pages of documents ...

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Alabama set to execute 83-year-old convicted bomber

Alabama set to execute 83-year-old convicted bomber

The Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors US capital punishment, said the oldest inmate put to death since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976 was 77-year-old John Nixon ...

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Trump firing Mueller would 'create a constitutional crisis,' Sen. Warner says

Trump firing Mueller would 'create a constitutional crisis,' Sen. Warner says

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that he is in no rush to fire either special counsel Robert Mueller or Mueller's boss, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . The group says a White...

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Mnuchin Says Russian Oligarchs Sanctions Had Impact US Wanted

Mnuchin Says Russian Oligarchs Sanctions Had Impact US Wanted

On Tuesday, Larry Kudlow , director of the National Economic Council , told reporters during a news conference in Florida that Haley suffered "momentary confusion" and had gotten "out ahead of t...

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Swaziland's King Wants His Country to Be Called eSwatini

Swaziland's King Wants His Country to Be Called eSwatini

The king of Swaziland , one of the world's few absolute monarchs, has announced that his country had changed its name to eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule. 'Whenever we...

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Dems Demand Scott Pruitt Testify Under Oath at House Hearing

Dems Demand Scott Pruitt Testify Under Oath at House Hearing

Asked Wednesday about the records reviewed by AP, EPA spokesman Jahan Wilcox said 'the same security procedures are followed whether Administrator Pruitt is on official or personal travel'. Ethic...

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DOJ anticipated to show over Comey memos to Congressional committees

DOJ anticipated to show over Comey memos to Congressional committees

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is sending a mascot - Lyin' Lion Comey - to trail former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyJustice to provide access to Comey memos to GOP lawmakers ...

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Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

In addition to the $5 million, Armstrong has also agreed to pay Landis's $1.65 million in legal fees. Armstrong's cheating was finally uncovered in 2012 when the U.S. "I am looking forward to devoti...

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Experts in Syria go to alleged attack site

Experts in Syria go to alleged attack site

This should allow the fact-finding mission to deploy to those locations "at the earliest possible time and based on lessons learned during the advance security visit". "We have not only seen chemica...

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Jim Bridenstine confirmed as NASA Administrator

Jim Bridenstine confirmed as NASA Administrator

The most contentious nomination process for a NASA administrator in the agency's six-decade history came to an end April 19 when the Senate voted to confirm Jim Bridenstine . Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) s...

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Race between Cruz and O'Rourke 'too close to call,' poll shows

Race between Cruz and O'Rourke 'too close to call,' poll shows

Both O'Rourke and Cruz predictably raked in the majority of voters from their respective political parties, but it's the Democratic challenger that leads when it comes to Independents, 51-37 percent. ...

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Rudy Giuliani is joining Trump's legal team

Rudy Giuliani is joining Trump's legal team

He said he will take a leave from his firm, Greenberg Traurig . The Raskins, who operate a law firm in southern Florida, have worked in various US attorney's offices as well as at Justice Departme...

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France says Syria attack evidence 'highly likely' to 'disappear'

France says Syria attack evidence 'highly likely' to 'disappear'

The accusation drew condemnation from Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov , saying he "can guarantee" that Moscow did not tamper with the site. Another report, from the pro-Iranian Hezbollah mil...

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Donald Trump considered launching Syria strikes 'three times bigger'

Donald Trump considered launching Syria strikes 'three times bigger'

Damascus and Moscow have vehemently denied that any chemical weapons were used in Douma and alleged instead that grim videos showing civilians foaming at the mouth after the attack were staged. He ...

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Merkel and Macron meet to finetune eurozone reform plans

Merkel and Macron meet to finetune eurozone reform plans

In the run-up to the encounter, Merkel has plotted a careful line between keeping her conservative allies happy and responding to Macron's call for ambitious reform. But Berlin has been skeptical ...

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Fire and Fury: Trump's North Korea Crisis

Fire and Fury: Trump's North Korea Crisis

Also, many have acknowledged that current United States north Korean policy is somewhat of a sour apple for these talks since it "is centered on the imposition of crippling sanctions, backed by th...

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OPCW says investigators not deployed in Douma yet

OPCW says investigators not deployed in Douma yet

Stephane Dujarric told reporters at U.N. headquarters Thursday that "due to the volatility" of the situation on the ground in Douma the United Nations doesn't want "to telegraph" when a U.N. It also...

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E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands

In the Tri-State, only IL has been affected. Symptoms of E. coli infection typically appear between two and eight days after exposure to the bacteria. "There have been no confirmed reports of adve...

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For the first time in six decades, a Castro doesn't lead Cuba

For the first time in six decades, a Castro doesn't lead Cuba

Castro praised Diaz-Canel's leadership as a Communist Party official dating back to the "special period" of the 1990s when Cuba faced a deep economic crisis following the loss of subsidies because o...

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