North Korea Celebrates Test Of New Long-Range Missile

WASHINGTON — North Korea's launch of a longer-range missile shows advances in its technological capabilities and offers the sternest test yet of President Donald Trump's strategy to work with China to combat the threat. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency called the launch a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear war head.

Roger Ailes Is Dead At 77

The unidentified 911 caller told the dispatcher at 1:49 p.m. that the victim, identified only as a 77-year-old male, suffered "serious bleeding" and that the fall was "accidental". Postal Inspection Service have interviewed several women, including former director of special events Laurie Luhn, and even a high-ranking executive at 21st Century Fox, according to knowledgeable people.

AG Sessions tells prosecutors to seek 'most serious' charges

His 2 page memo detailed his intentions of changing the stance on crime, telling the 5,000 or so USA attorneys and district attorneys to "charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense". "Decades of experience shows we can not arrest and incarcerate our way out of America's drug problem", he said. "It's no coincidence that the Sessions memo was quietly signed on the same day the President was making major headlines for firing FBI Director Comey because of his investigation of ...

North Korea's Missile Program Is Progressing Faster Than Expected: South Korea

The official North Korean news agency KCNA said the launch aimed at showing the technical capability to carry a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead". The Security Council was to meet Tuesday to discuss the launch, diplomats said. The reclusive North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programs, has been working on a missile, mounted with a nuclear warhead, capable of striking the US mainland.

Government reshuffle after accord with opposition — Albania

A three-month opposition boycott of parliament ended last week with an agreement between the governing Socialist Party and the opposition-led Democratic Party that was mediated by US and European Union officials. Holding free and fair elections and implementing judicial reforms are key for Albania to start its long-awaited European Union accession talks this year.

'Alt-right' leader loses gym membership after confrontation

When I approached this flaccid, sorry excuse of a man and asked "Are you Richard Spencer", this pendulous poltroon said "No". Imagine the university's reaction if a salty conservative professor said anything remotely like this about a colleague with views that are abhorrent to mainstream society (a not-insignificant percentage of the elite professoriate).

Man dead in domestic incident involving off-duty trooper

New Castle County and Delaware State police responded to a townhouse in Pike Creek around 11:15 p.m. Sunday after the trooper called 911, state police said. Ifill was taken to Christiana Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Police did not give details on their conditions. Criminal Investigation Detectives are continuing their investigation by conducting interviews and collecting evidence at the scene to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Jury to hear closing arguments in Oklahoma officer's trial

At least four of the 12 jurors were crying as they left the courtroom Wednesday, and they did not look at either Crutcher's family or Shelby. Crutcher's family was understandably upset over the verdict. In another video filmed inside a police auto, Mr Crutcher was seen walking away from officers and toward his vehicle with his hands up before he approached the door on the driver's side.

USA summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation

The suspects - identified by police as 49-year-old Ayten Necmi and Jalal Kheirabaoi, 42 - were arrested Tuesday after fighting broke out between rival groups of protesters following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's arrival at the residence, according to Anadolu Agency.

Ohio police chief died exiting car at nursing home shooting

The gunman was in a wooded area behind the nursing home when he encountered two passers-by, whom he temporarily took hostage. A report via WHIO told of the slain police chief expecting his seventh child with his wife and had only been chief about three weeks when the deadly shooting occurred.

Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

The Senate hijacked the bill shortly after it arrived in the upper chamber, adding to the bill a school voucher program, which the House has opposed, throwing the fate of the school finance fix into jeopardy . He argued private schools are subject to a higher level of accountability, because parents can decide to leave a school that doesn't fit them. The private foster care and adoption organizations, which are paid by the state to place children with families, make up about 25 percent of ...

WH denies Trump asked Comey to pledge loyalty

As Trump works to fast-track Comey's successor, lawmakers from both parties urged him to steer clear of any politicians for the job and say he must "clean up the mess that he mostly created". Comey had already been invited to testify before the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday about his firing a week ago, but he declined the invitation.

Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure

While the "bathroom bill" would override some state school district policies that allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity, Republican Texan politicians said the bill was created to protect the privacy and safety of students.

Sheriff David Clarke Plagiarized Parts of His Master's Thesis

CNN reports Clarke lifted passages from former President George W. Bush's book "Decision Points", the 9/11 Commission Report , reports from the Pew Research Center and a Washington Post article, among other sources. A side-by-sidecomparison by CNN illustrated the similarities between portions of Clarke's thesis and the original texts. But the thesis failed to use quotation marks where Clarke used passages verbatim, which breaches school guidelines, the network said.

Trump called Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Comey 'a real nut job'

FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey speaks to the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit in Washington . "I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". Mr Comey initially believed that he could instruct the new President in what was appropriate during their communications, but later became convinced the President was intending to try and affect the direction of the investigation, the source told the USA broadcaster.

Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment — APNewsBreak

The Senate committee had asked Flynn earlier this month to produce all records over his communications with Russian officials by this Wednesday. That's according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press that was written on behalf of the former national security adviser under President Donald Trump.

Companhia de Saneamento Basico (SBS) Cut to Sell at Citigroup Inc

This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the previous year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. Standpoint Research lowered shares of Companhia de Saneamento Basico from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, March 6th. In 1Q17 the Company recorded a net income of R$ 674.4 million, in comparison to a net income of R$ 628.8 million in 1T16.

President Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

After Trump chose to fire Comey, he was told by aides that Democrats would likely react positively to the news given the role many believe Comey played in Hillary Clinton's defeat a year ago. WikiLeaks is offering $100,000 for the alleged "Comey tapes" - the recordings that Donald Trump has hinted he might have of his January dinner with now-fired FBI Director James Comey .

Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill,' OK Religious Refusal Of Adoptions

Some lawmakers initially anxious that "bathroom bill" legislation would draw boycotts similar to the ones that have cost North Carolina billions , but they're more comfortable with an amendment strictly focused on schools. The so-called "second-chance" bill previously cleared the House and was passed Monday by the Senate, which included an amendment ensuring that Texans convicted of some crimes involving sex or violence wouldn't be eligible.

Approval of President Trump drops to lowest since inauguration - Reuters/Ipsos

At Trump's request, Rosenstein had written a letter that harshly criticized Comey and accused him of overstepping his role and breaking Justice Department protocol during the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's email practices while she was secretary of State.

What Happens if Flynn Ignores the Senate's Subpoena?

Update 5/18/17 1:55 pm: The Associated Press has now reported a correction of an earlier story, after a Senate Committee clarified that they had not received a response from Michael Flynn's legal team. The decision comes as no surprise, legal experts say, given that Flynn would be waiving his constitutional protection against self-incrimination by turning over personal documents to the committee.

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

In her testimony, Yates said she went to the White House twice to talk with President Trump's top lawyer, Donald McGahn. Obama had warned Trump, then president-elect, not to give the post of national security adviser in his administration to Flynn just after the Republican's surprise victory in the November 8 election, a former Obama aide said.

Kimberly Guilfoyle: 'Tough to beat' working at Fox

The idea of Guilfoyle holding a position in Trump's communication team has come onto the scene amid reports President Trump was willing to overturn his communication team, including dismissing his current press secretary, Sean Spicer. Guilfoyle is one of the reliably pro-Trump voices on Fox News' " The Five ", which recently shifted from afternoons to primetime in the wake of the Bill O'Reilly sexually harassment scandal.

More in US Disapprove Than Approve of FBI Chief's Dismissal, Poll Reveals

Comey was at the centre of said investigation and naturally, Trump firing him with the particular timing raised eyebrows. Durbin added, "This idea that President Trump was dismissing Comey to defend the honor of Hillary Clinton". Last week, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director had been invited to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed door session, however he declined to make an appearance.

McMaster doesn't deny that Trump called Comey a "nut job"

Rubio said White House officials had told him they had no transcripts nor notes of Trump's meeting with Russian officials but "apparently someone has discussed them, or leaked them". I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation. But it lead to criticism from Mr Trump's political rivals, including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, who said earlier this week: "If these reports are true, the President's brazen attempt to shut down the FBI's investigation of Michael Flynn is an ...

Trump in Saudi Arabia

In his Saudi speech, Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists", and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Obama on. On the first day of Trump's visit, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia agreed on an arms deal worth nearly $110 billion "to support Saudi Arabia's defense needs", according to the U.S.

Rand Paul Pans Sessions' 'Tough On Crime' Prosecution Policy

While in the New Jersey state legislature, I found that harsh mandatory minimum sentences do nothing to deter or lessen crime and fills prisons with nonviolent offenders at a great cost to taxpayers. "Our biggest concerns about Attorney General Sessions are becoming reality". "Now we're dealing with the 28-year-old mother who used to jog 5 miles a morning who sprained her knee, or the coal miner in Appalachia who hurt his back", Johnson said.

Students walk out during Pence's speech at University of Notre Dame

According to Bryan Ricketts, one of the student organizers, approximately 1,700 alumni signed a letter objecting to the university's decision to invite Pence to give the commencement speech. Fellow protester Jenn Cha said it there needed to be space for dialogue between people of different beliefs. "They didn't have to agree with everything Vice President Pence said, you know, but to stand up and walk out in the middle of your own graduation takes away from your friends, your classmates, ...

President Trump calls for unity against terrorism

Trump did offer a new phrase to describe the stakes. The speech comes amid a renewed courtship of the United States' Arab allies as Trump is set to have individual meetings with leaders of several nations, including Egypt and Qatar, before then participating in a roundtable with the Gulf Cooperation Council and joining Saudi King Salman in opening Riyadh's new anti-terrorism center.

Donald Trump sits down with Arab leaders ahead of major speech

The turnaround in Pakistan both on the security and economic fronts, with the past year witnessing the lowest number of terrorist attacks in a decade, presents a good example of how political commitment, based on an across-the-board national consensus, supported by determined and well organised kinetic operations of armed forces, could bring about the desired results in countries afflicted with the scourge of extremism and terrorism, the Prime Minister informed the leaders during his short ...

Notre Dame Students Walk Out On Mike Pence During His Graduation Address

Pence , who received an honorary degree from the university, said that "far too many campuses across America have become characterized by speech codes, safe zones, tone policing, administration-sanctioned political correctness - all of which amounts to nothing less than suppression of the freedom of speech".

Man killed, 2 hurt when powerboats crash in offshore race

The boat races have been canceled for the rest of the day following the crash, and News12 was told the crash happened near Bay Head during the small boat preliminary event . "It's a shame", said another spectator, Pat Kowalonek. "I feel bad for the driver and the families". All four men involved in the crash were wearing helmets, according to Della Fave.

Deputy AG Says He Talked About Comey Firing Before Trump Took Office

Friday's report quotes Trump calling ousted FBI Director James Comey "crazy" and "a real nut job". "I have said that all day long based on my conversations with White House officials, and they continue to say as much as well", Corke said.

Protesting Notre Dame Students Walk Out on Pence's Commencement Speech

Multiple student activist groups joined together under the name " We StaND For " and had planned a coordinated walk out during the speech in protest of "policies Pence pursued as governor that they say targeted the most vulnerable", according to the Post.

Trump's Saudi Weapons Deal May Worry Israel

Trump drew the ire of Muslims during his presidential campaign by calling for a ban on them entering the United States. Trump may seem an unlikely messenger to deliver an olive branch to the Muslim world. Trump promised to schedule a trip to Egypt soon, and he singled out the Egyptian's choice of footwear, a pair of shiny black shoes. "Love your shoes.