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Severe Weather Across South And Central US Leaves 16 Dead

These storms are associated with a system that produced severe weather in parts of the Midwest and the South that killed 14 people over the weekend. Southeastern states from Florida to North Carolina could also see flooding on Monday, according to the NWS .

Moon Jae-in takes oath as President of South Korea

Then there's Russisa, which is taking a different approach by embracing the North Korean regime despite its vows to blow up Japan, the U.S., South Korea and any other nation in its way. Stephen Nagy, a senior associate professor of worldwide relations at Tokyo's global Christian University, agrees that any attempt to resuscitate a form of the Sunshine Policy will fail.

NCAA lacrosse tournament a sign of more parity

Making its 19th postseason appearance in school history, Arkansas holds a 13-18 all-time record in the NCAA Tournament, reaching the Sweet 16 five times - 1980, 81, 83, 86, 04. Her save led to a Gaeng goal with 3.3 seconds left in the half and a 10-5 High Point lead. "I just couldn't be more proud". The Seminoles however responded with three straight victories.

FOX Renews 'The Exorcist' For A 2nd Season

FOX has announced that they are renewing freshmen horror drama The Exorcist for a second season according to Variety . Written and executive produced by Jeremy Slater, The Exorcist series is described as a propulsive, serialized psychological thriller following two very different men tackling one family's case of horrifying demonic possession and confronting the face of true evil.

DOJ cites 'insufficient evidence' in Alton Sterling police shooting

Sterling's aunt, Sandra, cried as she spoke of her nephew. I suffered. What I heard today... the suffering still continues. Landry warned that a state investigation, which was delayed to allow the federal probe to proceed, "could take a considerable amount of time ".

Comey 'Told Associates' Trump Was 'Crazy', 'Outside Realm of Normal'

She added, "we are incredibly confident in his abilities, as, I believe, you can tell by the rest of the Senate, including many Democrats, are as well". On Wednesday, the White House changed its narrative of the decision to fire Comey, and instead of claiming that it was a direct result of a recommendation by Rosenstein, stated that Trump had been considering to fire Comey ever since his election victory in November 2016.

Police looking for missing Schaumburg woman find car, body

The four-door white auto was found in a body of water off northbound I-57 in Bourbonnais Thursday morning. "Our family isn't full without Sheila", he said. Police say the preliminary investigation indicates it was a one-vehicle fatal traffic accident. A preliminary investigation indicates it was a single-vehicle traffic accident, police said, but a death investigation is being conducted by the Kane County Coroner.

Chaffetz asks Justice Dept. watchdog to expand investigation to include Comey firing

Despite the Trump administration claims that his dismissal was months in consideration, Press Secretary Sean Spicer always said Comey had the president's full confidence. Democrats were skeptical of the White House's shifting story and said Trump's actions reek of an attempt to cover up Comey's Russian Federation probe.

Pence slams Christian 'genocide' by IS

Though some conservative Christians were disappointed in Trump's executive order on religious freedom last week, saying it did not make much of a meaningful policy impact, Isaacs said the fact that the president dedicated an order to the subject was a promising sign of his commitment on the issue.

Kyle Busch heads to Kansas with new sense of optimism

One of the few drivers who have started every Cup race at the Kansas track , Kenseth has led 774 laps, first among all drivers. During the same stretch, there have been six drivers who had led 90-plus laps. His luck has been bad this year, but Kenseth has enormous potential for the price. Here are the top 15 racers to watch this weekend... Fast facts: The trucks get back on the track after a six-week break.

Madeline Connelly recounts ordeal in Montana wilderness — Extended Interview

Connelly was spotted, "about 4 miles away from the Bear Creek trailhead", Curry said. The search went into overdrive after bear tracks were found over top human prints . She was just five miles away from where she had parked her vehicle. Please join your prayers with ours for her safe return as search crews continue to hunt for her.

Explaining Comey's firing challenges White House advisers

She said she'd "heard from countless members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation that are grateful and thankful for the president's decision". Trump , however, told NBC News' Lester Holt that he'd made the decision fire Comey before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a letter outlining the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's shortcoming.

Hot again Thursday, rain by Friday night

Good chances of rain , and maybe some thunderstorms, will be with us throughout the day on Wednesday . Low: 62. High: 78. Saturday will be partly cloudy but any showers will remain isolated and light and more likely in the afternoon. The north wind will be from 6 to 9 miles per hour. Lows tonight will only drop into the mid and upper 50s. Low: 66. High: 87. Things are expected to cool off headed into the weekend , however, with high temperatures hovering around the low 80s for ...

McCabe Claims Broad Support for Comey Among FBI Employees

Since the Comey story erupted, he's been away on Naval Reserve duty, but some reports claim that Trump is using Spicer's absence to "audition" potential replacements for him , including deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders .

White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote

No one expects a new bill to be written quickly, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has started a process for producing one. And it's still possible to win over some House moderates through a slightly better bill. Ryan explained that the AHCA creates high-risk pools for people with chronic diseases and pre-existing conditions, a solution to reforming the health care system without necessarily removing the pre-existing conditions provision in Obamacare.

Trump Claims He Was "Going to Fire Comey Regardless of Recommendations"

In the same interview, Donald Trump completely contradicted the statements his press secretary has been putting out since Tuesday . "It's an excuse for the Democrats for losing an election they should have won". White House officials had said earlier in the week that Trump asked Sessions and Rosenstein for their opinions about Comey, and then Trump acted on those recommendations.

Trump congratulates Moon on election win, planning summit at White House soon

Moon told Xi that it would be easier to settle the missile-defense issue if North Korea wasn't engaging in provocations, the statement said. It says he is a North Korean resident of Pyongyang who worked for a time in the Russian Far East. Moon said he also hopes to meet Xi at an early date and Xi formally invited Moon to visit Beijing , the statement said. It also demanded that South Korea stop anti-North Korea activists' leaflet campaigns.

First Glimpse at Obama's Presidential Center in Chicago

Obama. But it will still show the people what they want to see - including former First Lady Michelle Obama's dresses, posters from Obama's presidential campaign and other artifacts from his historic White House tenure. Former US president Barack Obama and wife Michelle presented the concept design and site plan for the library set for the city's Jackson Park at an event earlier today.

Teacher kills herself amid student sex probe, family says

BSO officials say Stigger was a former teacher to the victim when he attended Forest Glen Middle School. The child, whose name is unreleased because of his age, is now a high schooler. The school employee told police that Krohnfeldt engaged in inappropriate behavior with the boy while at school. Grief counselors were made available at the middle school to help students and staff struggling with grief.

'Really bad' or 'catastrophic': Comey defends Clinton choice

Comey and other intelligence officials have publicly said they're counting on Russian Federation trying to influence United States elections from here on, using similar tactics to what they used in 2016. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Comey said he did not treat disclosures about investigations into Clinton's emails differently than potential connections between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Cooler with rain showers through Thursday evening

That breakdown is not going to be pretty, as it will likely lead to another round of torrential rain on Saturday . Highs hold in the upper 50s to lower 60s, more than 10 degrees below normal. A low-pressure system will slide eastward across Tennessee throughout today while ramping up rain chances for southern and Eastern Kentucky. Not to worry.

Penn State frat members appear in court in pledge's death

Piazza would eventually fall down the basement stairs once more, striking his head yet again. "They literally delayed getting him help". "These brothers gathered around Timothy where some of them described that he looked dead and they waited over 40 minutes before they called for help while some of them Googled things like, 'What to do with a head injury?'" Miller said.

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Resigns After Bill O'Reilly Shake-Up

In a statement, Fox's Rupert Murdoch said Shine's departure marked a "significant day for all" at the company. Murdoch praised Shine's "huge role in building Fox News to. Murdoch added: "Suzanne and Jay are recognized industry leaders". Both Ailes and O'Reilly have denied the allegations against them. The contract Hannity signed would end in 2020, but could end earlier if Hannity made a decision to exercise a clause allowing him to leave after Ailes' departure.

Before the axe, James Comey was pushing Donald Trump-Russia probe harder

Earlier in the week, Trump said the FBI-led investigation into possible collusion with Russian Federation is a "total hoax". Editor's note: Townsend told ABC News late Wednesday that she was at the Eisenhower Old Executive Office Building on Monday, the day before Comey was sacked, to "attend a long-scheduled, unrelated meeting".

Dakota Pipeline had Minor Spill in April

The Obama administration moved to effectively pause the construction process for a critical stretch of the pipeline, but President Trump reversed that decision and allowed the project to move forward. The controversial project, headed by Energy Transfer Partners, would stretch from North Dakota to IL and had been heavily protested by environmental activists and Native American tribes.

Journalist jailed after peppering health secretary with questions

Heyman was released on bail, pending trial, from the South Central Regional Jail late yesterday evening, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia . At the time of his arrest, Heyman says, he identified himself as a journalist by wearing his press pass and a " Public News Service " shirt. Heyman explained , "This is my job; this is what I'm supposed to do".

Helicopter crew warns paddle-boarders about nearby Great White sharks

It's been a slow recovery for Leeanne Ericson, 35, since she was bitten by a shark two weeks ago while swimming with her boyfriend at the San Onofre surf site. "Please do not enter the water", the deputy warned. CBS New Correspondent Carter Evans took a ride with Orange County Sheriff's Office in the helicopter to get a look for himself, and within minutes of their ride, they spotted three big great whites.

Driver in Michigan crash that killed 5 had suspended license

Police say Carrier failed to stop at a stop sign. "Because his life could potentially be destroyed now", Jackson said. Rear driver-side passenger Kyle Eugene Lixie, 23, was ejected and was in also critical condition following the crash, according to police.

How Trump's travel ban could survive the courts

King said according to CNN , which would uphold Maryland court's objection that the executive order is, at its core, a discriminatory policy. Johnathan Smith, legal director of Muslim Advocates, one of the plaintiffs said in a statement that "this court recognized that the plaintiffs are likely to succeed on the merits of their claim".

President Trump Cites 'Made Up' Russia Story in Interview on Comey Firing

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he had already chose to fire ousted FBI Director James Comey before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote up a formal recommendation to do so. He added that if the agents investigating the case start experiencing slowdowns and road blocks, however, then they will not remain silent. But Rosenstein's own role in Comey's firing became increasingly murky Wednesday.

Health Insurers Seek Double-digit Rate Increases In Connecticut

The bill faces a rewrite and fierce opposition from minority Democrats in the Senate. And since Trump took office, the Internal Revenue Service has chose to process tax refunds even for people who fail to report their insurance status. Anthem warned of additional rate increase requests, elimination of certain insurance products or exiting markets "if we do not have certainty that CSRs will be funded for 2018 by early June".

Disappearing Montana Glaciers A 'Bellwether' Of Melting To Come?

Understanding how glaciers are changing is important because they play a key role in local ecosystems. "This is not part of the natural cycle". "All I had was overalls, a sweater with a hood, a T-shirt, my dog's leash, my dog and my vehicle keys", she said .

Law enforcement memorial service set for May 18

More than 400 members of the Virginia Division of Law Enforcement United will venture on a three-day bike ride to Washington, D.C. Station tours at the Hilo Police station will be on Wednesday, May 17th, with tours being held at 9:00 a.m.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders admits Trump fired Comey to end Russian Federation probe

Under grilling last week, the director refused to say whether he had launched a probe into illegal leaks by the Obama team of highly classified intelligence intercepts of Lt. I have no idea whether this family are Democrats or Republicans. That love fest ended in divorce last week when the president tweeted that "FBI Director Comey was the best thing that ever happened to Hillary Clinton in that he gave her a free pass for many bad deeds!" "Regardless of recommendation, I was going to fire ...

Officer ambushed, 2 people shot at central OH nursing home

According to NBC4i, the shooter was reported at the 200 block of E. Main Street at the Pine Kirk Care Center, a nursing home in Kirkersville. Multiple law enforcement sources said the shooter is down, according to 10TV . In a tweet, Governor John Kasich said he was "shocked & pained by the horrific shooting in Kirkersville". "Grateful for law enforcement's quick response", the OH governor wrote on Twitter.