Fresh questions over Flynn add to White House turmoil

CNN first reported Russia's alleged boasting about Flynn on Friday night, describing it as "a five-alarm fire" in the eyes of law enforcement "from very early on". Trump urged then-FBI Director James Comey Jr.in February to drop the bureau's investigation into Flynn and "let this go", according to a memo Comey wrote at the time.

Indiana's unemployment rate declines to 3.6 percent in April

Arkansas was among three states that hit record lows last month. Humboldt County ranked 14th for the lowest unemployment rate for all 58 counties in the state in April, according to the latest data. Seven major industry sectors added jobs, while employment in four sectors declined slightly. Additionally, Alabama was one of only nine states to see an increase in wage and salary employment.

Donald Trump flies out amid new storm clouds

Then FBI director, Mr Comey was leading the probe into alleged links between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, and claims of Russian meddling in the election. A third government official briefed on the meeting defended the president, saying Mr. Trump was using a negotiating tactic when he told Mr. Lavrov about the "pressure" he was under.

Possible leak found at Washington nuclear site

This incident came after last week's accident in which the roof of a tunnel that contains nuclear waste partially collapsed at Hanford, prompting the evacuation of nearby workers. Washington state Governor Jay Inslee called on the federal government to investigate the first incident, and after Thursday's incident, he had this to say: "Today's alarming incident at Hanford elevates the urgency of the federal government to prioritize and fund all critical cleanup at this aging nuclear ...

Police believe body found near I-495 is missing Duke student

Saturday. Doherty, a junior at Duke University, was reported missing Sunday by his parents when he failed to return home from a Saturday night gathering. I mean he was coherent". The swampy terrain is not making the search easy. Police said Doherty may have tried to cut through the area, which is four- to five-feet deep in spots.

Trump Impeachment Talk Started Before He Was Even Nominated

So I'm working on making sure that we make good on our promises and fix people's problems. MARTIN: Let me ask you though, you haven't always supported the idea of a special prosecutor. "I think that what he said is extremely grave, but at this point we haven't dotted all of the i's and crossed all of the t's", said Weaver. For House Speaker Paul Ryan, the chaos of daily revelations can not become a distraction from his self-described "once in a generation" opportunity to put an ambitious ...

Iranian MPs to Weigh Response to New US Sanctions

Iran denies ever seeking nuclear weapons and foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said yesterday its missile program is part of its "absolute and legal right to build up the country's defensive capabilities". Trump's upcoming Middle East tour is aimed at getting Saudi Arabia and other Arab states in the region to stand in unity with Israel against Iran, according to Tillerson.

Woman Robbed at Gunpoint in West Memphis Walmart Parking Lot; Suspect Sought

The two were in a auto that an officer tried to pull over when a passenger "leaned out the window with an AK-47 rifle and opened fire on the officer", according to a Facebook post from the West Memphis Police Department. The suspects wrecked the vehicle they were driving and ran away on foot. The woman told police she gave him her money and he then sped off in the red vehicle pictured above.

One Man Dead and Others Injured After Elk City, OK Tornado

In Iowa, the storms damaged homes and other buildings and knocked down trees, limbs and power poles, leaving thousands of people without power. Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters at the scene late Tuesday that one person was known dead from the twister, although details were lacking.

NCAA Softball Regionals: Cal falls to Auburn

Even some of the Tigers' lesser-used reserves contributed to the cause: Bree Fornis drove in a run with her first hit since March 4, Justus Perry laced a sacrifice fly to center and Whitney Jordan recorded her first RBI since February 25 with a base hit.

Unruly, 'disheveled' man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner will appear in federal court to face criminal charges in an investigation of his online communications with a teenage girl in North Carolina. Passenger Allison Forberger, an eyewitness who lives in Kapolei, Hawaii, was seated right behind first class. When Uskanil returned, the passengers gave him the laptop and a flight attendant escorted him back to his seat.

Texas lawmaker becomes first to call for President Trump's impeachment

Ryan, the House Speaker, told reporters at the Capitol that Congress must gather the relevant information before "rushing to judgment". A supermajority, or two-thirds, of the Senate then has to vote to convict and remove the individual in question from office.

Trump said firing 'nut job' Comey relieved 'great pressure'

As President Trump takes off today for his first global trip as commander-in-chief, The New York Times and The Washington Post dropped two new reports on the ongoing investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Arkansas governor: More resources for flood-stricken areas

A 69-year-old woman from Harviell was found dead Tuesday on Butler County Road 153, still inside her vehicle that was apparently swept away by water from a flooding creek. "The rain is coming to an end but the rivers are still filling", he said. "Please keep it up a little bit longer". But the Missouri and MS rivers continue to rise, with an increase in the latter's expected crest.

Melania, Ivanka shun headscarves, let hair fly free in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said deals worth in excess of $380 billion were signed during Trump's visit. Trump made no substantial remarks on his first day overseas and spent most of his time shuttling between opulent palace ballrooms with the king.

Trump seeks to move past controversies as he lands in Riyadh

Issa, who also directs the defence ministry's new Ideological War Center and has a seat on the kingdom's Council of Senior Scholars, said Saudi Arabia had already begun initiatives to discredit and dismantle extremist websites. Women in Saudi Arabia, including visitors and foreign dignitaries, are expected to be fully covered in public, including their head and hair, according to the country's religious and legal codes, ABC News reported.

Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Candidates are already interviewing for the job as the nation's top law enforcement officer. The search is on for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director following President Donald Trump's abrupt sacking of Mr James Comey last week.

Trump predicts quick nomination to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sources told ABC News that Trump posed the question to Comey a few times during a dinner in January and Comey would not promise such a thing to the new president, only that he would be honest. He dismissed as less desirable at least two of the 14 candidates under consideration by Trump, former Rep. Mike Rogers of MI and Sen. President Donald Trump is considering more than a dozen candidates- including several lawmakers, attorneys, and law enforcement officials.

Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy

The resistance to their removal was from those who argue the monuments are important symbols of the city's Southern heritage. "We can not be afraid of the truth", said Landrieu, who along with other city leaders chose to take down the monuments in 2015, a decision that withstood challenges in federal court.

Man Tried To Breach Cockpit Door On Hawaii Flight

He was later escorted off the flight by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A serving cart blocked the doorway, and he was subdued for the rest of the flight. They took him to the back of the plane and duct-taped him to his seat. Two American fighter jets escorted an American Airlines flight to Honolulu Friday after a passenger tried to break into the cockpit in midair.

Mississippi jobless rate falls to lowest level since 1976

Employers with the most job ads in April included the Napa Valley Unified School District, Auberge du Soleil, Wyndham Worldwide, St. Helena Hospital, Silverado Resort and Spa and Las Alcobas. The state's jobs report showed OH lost more than 13,000 goods-producing jobs from March to April. April's rate marked the county's lowest recorded unemployment rate since May 2007 when it was 2.9 percent.

FBI's Russian Federation investigation now targeting top White House official

NYT: Trump brags to Russians about firing "nut job" ComeyPresident Donald Trump bragged to two top Russian officials last week that firing "nut job" FBI Director James Comey eased "great pressure" on him , The New York Times reported Friday .

Mueller Probe Reportedly Will Investigate Possible White House Cover-Up

The sources said the intensifying effort does not mean criminal charges are near, or that any such charges will result. President Donald Trump has fired Comey. A well-paid lawyer would argue that Trump was saying in the NBC interview that he was thinking about Russian Federation, but that it wasn't necessarily the reason he acted.

Trump considers banning White House daily press briefing

Fisher formerly served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Criminal Division. The first candidate to arrive for interviews was Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W. An official said McCabe was aboard one of them. When the opposite occurred, Trump grew incensed - both at Democrats and his own communications staff for not quickly lining up more Republicans to defend him on television.

Another One Fallen: New Orleans Takes Down Confederate Robert E. Lee Statue

The Lee statue had towered over a traffic circle - Lee Circle - in an area between the office buildings of the city's business district and stately 19th-century mansions in the nearby Garden District. "Because it's the last of these statues, it needs to come down". Since May 11, crews have removed monuments to Jefferson Davis, president of the pro-slavery Confederacy and P.G.T.

Anthony Weiner's prepared statement for court (full text)

Former President Bill Clinton officiates. He initially said his Twitter account had been hacked. His bid was derailed by yet another sexting scandal. He refuses to resign. One bulging-underwear shot shows his and Abedin's toddler son cuddling next to him. The FBI began investigating Weiner in September after the 15-year-old North Carolina girl told a tabloid news site that she and Weiner had exchanged lewd messages for several months.

The Rock Comments on Running For President Rumors

He and Fallon talked about the GQ story, which includes photos of Johnson frolicking on Los Angeles' Venice Beach, dressing as a butterfly, serving up some juice (with his shirt open, of course), and showing off matching tribal tattoos with some young fans.

Rosenstein: Trump was firing Comey anyway, but I stand by my memo

McMaster. It came as a current White House official was identified as a "significant person of interest" in the investigation into any coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, the Washington Post reported . A July 5, 2016 press conference in which Comey sharply criticized Clinton's behavior but exonerated her of any legal wrong-doing was "profoundly wrong and unfair", Rosenstein told Congress, to both the Department of Justice, which Comey had not notified before ...

Dozens Seek Shelter after Deadly Barron County Tornado, Walker to Tour Damage

It was unclear how many people were injured, KWTV said. Then he saw a funnel cloud and ran inside. "I was caught with my trousers down", said Tyson, who wore a blanket wrapped around his waist and a Green Bay Packers sweatshirt, providing a rare chuckle in a disastrous day.

Burr now says ex-Trump adviser Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

There also is, technically, an "inherent" contempt power that Congress itself can exercise to enforce its interests. The subpoena reportedly covers a "large number of documents" relating to "his interactions with Russian officials". President Donald Trump is assailing the naming of a special counsel as "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" The Intelligence Committee would have to vote whether to issue a citation for contempt, and if so, the full Senate would ...

3 arrested at gathering denouncing Confederate torch protest

In attendance was infamous white supremacist Richard Spencer, who shared a photo of himself holding a torch. The torchlight protest lasted only about 10 minutes, when police arrived on the scene after violence erupted, the newspaper said.

Heavy rain and thunderstorms may disrupt your weekend plans

While the bullseye sits in south-central KS for the highest risk of severe weather and long lived tornadoes, northeast Kansas still needs to be watched closely for large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes as well. Chance of rain could last through Tuesday. National Weather Service says a slight risk for severe storms on Sunday . Heavy rain will also pose a threat where flooding could be an issue.

Comey to Testify Publicly After Memorial Day

On the same day The Washington Post reported that a current senior White House adviser described as a "significant person of interest " is under scrutiny as part of the probe investigating possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

White House legal team said to be researching impeachment

The White House has said the firing was unrelated to the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Mr Mueller, who will have wide-ranging powers, said simply: "I accept this responsibility and will discharge it to the best of my ability". Mr Rosenstein said that though he was personally fond of Mr Comey, he thought it was "appropriate" to seek a new leader. Senators exiting a meeting with Rosenstein on Thursday said the probe of Russia's actions in last year's election and possible ties with ...

Judge haunted by release of man accused in Ohio shootings

Authorities last Friday found more than 60 guns in the home of Thomas Hartless, the man who killed his ex-girlfriend, a police officer, and a nurse at a nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio last week before fatally shooting himself. Disario, who leaves behind six children, had been police chief in the small OH village for less than three weeks. Several documents were found in the search, including a copy of a protection order that Medrano had filed against Hartless on May 5.