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George HW Bush weighs in on Ailes' death

David Axelrod , a longtime political adviser to former President Barack Obama, is acknowledging the legacy of former Fox News chief Roger Ailes . Aside from his work with Fox News, Ailes was also known for being a media consultant for several past presidents, such as Ronald Reagan and George H.W.

Trump says Lieberman front-runner to head Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Connecticut Democrat-turned-Independent would immediately test just how much Senate Democrats are willing to politicize every single one of Trump's appointments. Lieberman, a former independent senator from CT, ran on a ticket with Democrat Al Gore in 2000, but they were defeated by George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.

Navy exit, alcohol, plagued Times Square crash suspect

Police say a 26-year-old U.S. Navy veteran with two prior arrests for driving while intoxicated has been taken in custody after his vehicle plowed into 23 pedestrians in Times Square, killing one of them. Alyssa Elsman graduated from Portage Central High School in Portage, Michigan, in 2016. Her 13-year-old sister was injured, officials said. Rojas enlisted in the US Navy in 2011 and served on the destroyer USS Carney in 2012.

Trump lambasts 'witch hunt' after ex-FBI boss named Russian Federation probe chief

Democratic lawmakers for weeks have been calling for the appointment of an independent prosecutor to head the investigation, particularly since Trump abruptly fired former FBI chief James Comey last week in the middle of the agency's probe into Russia's involvement in the U.S.

Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

Although the equestrian statue has been removed, the base will not be removed at this time , said Deputy Mayor Ryan Berni. The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority said Thursday afternoon that detours for the St. A legal dispute about the ownership of the land where the Beauregard statue was has been settled and the leaders of the Monumental Task Committee tell reporters they have exhausted all legal remedies to try to block the removal of this statue at City Park.

Torchlight protest in USA draws comparisons to "days of the KKK"

The hopeful mood did not last long. In Virginia, Republican Corey Stewart's vocal support for the Lee statue also has pushed the issue into the state's high-profile race for governor. does not reflect the thoughtfulness and tolerance I see in my fellow Virginians everywhere I go", Gillespie tweeted. "You're not going to drown us out, you're not going to make us listen to you".

Donald Trump forbids James Comey from leaking to media in veiled tweet

Initially, Trump's aides said the president acted simply at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein. "I had it in Moscow long time ago, but other than that I have nothing to do with Russian Federation", he said, referring to the pageant. His letter focuses on the fallout from an FBI investigation, now closed, into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server to store sensitive information while secretary of state.

Gov. Keating One Of Four On Trump's FBI Director Short List

The President interviewed four candidates on Wednesday at the White House. The Senate must confirm whomever Trump nominates for the job. Some Republican senators called the idea of Lieberman replacing Comey "intriguing", but Sen. Joseph Lieberman as his running mate, making him the first Jewish candidate on a major party ticket. His seat was won by Sen. Trump may choose a new director, who must be approved by the Senate, before he leaves on a nine-day foreign trip tomorrow.

White House knew sacked adviser was under investigation

The latest development only heightened their outrage, renewing calls for a special prosecutor. The basis for impeachment would be on a charge of obstruction of justice. "That's obviously a very powerful piece of evidence". But she said if the process went in that direction, "we expect that odds would increase dramatically of a deficit-financed tax cut as opposed to a controversial tax reform bill".

1 dead, 19 injured after vehicle crashes into Times Square crowd

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who came to the scene , saying: "Today's events were nothing short of horrific". The White House said President Donald Trump was informed of the situation in Times Square and would continue to be briefed as it unfolded.

Chances of Trump being impeached are low says investment bank

Even Rep. Jason Chaffetz , the Republican chair of the House Oversight Committee who has been reluctant to investigate anything related to Trump, said Tuesday night that he is prepared to subpoena the Comey memo for investigation. Sen. Susan Collins of ME, a Senate intelligence committee member, said on CNN's "New Day" she did not support a special prosecutor for the investigation.

National Police Week honors law enforcement across the country

Near the conclusion of the service, BHCPD Lt. Nick Sessions read a somber roll call: the names of 57 Tri-state law enforcement members who have died in the line of duty since 1900. Glasser, of the Phoenix Police Department, and Reed, of the Show Low Police Department, were each killed by gunmen in 2016. The ceremony, which serves as part of National Police Week and is sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 70, will be held at the Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave.

McDonald's to collaborate with Uber to deliver food

When McDonald's starting testing McDelivery earlier this year, they were afraid about losing control of the product through a middle-man delivery service. "We're getting great reviews (of the food)". Almost 90 percent of McDonald's 14,000 USA restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women.

White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Man

The 12-member jury consisting of six white women, three white men, two African-American women and one African-American man. Defence lawyer Shannon McMurray said her client was "elated" and "ready to get back to her life". At that rally, Crutcher's family called for one concrete change: For city leadership to block Shelby from returning to her job. Tulsa World reports that demonstration then marched to the hotel where they believed Shelby was staying.

New search for clues launched about missing boy

The boy was reported missing after his father was found in a South Pasadena park on April 22. Investigators previously searched the park after the father of Aramazd Andressian Jr. "I can only speculate that I must have been attacked in the park, given my unresponsive state and subsequent physical condition", the statement said.

MS-13 gang targeted in sweep across Los Angeles

The indictment charges three MS-13 members for killings they are accused of committing in connection with the gang's activities. A friend of the victim was also stabbed during the attack. The gang's true rise began after members were deported from the USA back to El Salvador in the 1990s. A reporter uses his smartphone to photograph a board showing images of MS-13 gang members during a news conference Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Los Angeles .

Russian Federation is now a criminal matter, senators say after 'sobering' briefing

In addition, Comey wrote a memo detailing Trump's comments to him in February saying "I hope you can let this go", referring to the Flynn probe, a source who saw the memo said on Tuesday. "That is politics", said Sen. "But I trust Mueller". For now at least, the Russian Federation probes are the purview of Mueller and the congressional Intelligence committees.

As legislative session deadline approaches, the budget crisis remains unsolved

There really has to be some brainstorming, Baumgardner said. If the House bill doesn't save that much money and it was already in the Senate, the bill would lose its privilege and then require 60 votes - including eight Democratic ones to pass.

Tulsa police officer found not guilty of manslaughter

Mayor G.T. Bynum said at a news conference Thursday that he respected the jury's decision, but also called Tulsa's racial divide the city's greatest moral issue. While the jury deliberated defense attorney Shannon McMurray requested a mistrial in an attempt to save the killer cop, but the request was declined by the judge.

Don't drink the water! Diarrhea from US swimming pools rising

Crypto caused at least 32 outbreaks in swimming pools or water parks in 2016, compared with 16 in 2014, according to a report published in the U.S. Last year's crypto outbreaks numbered the highest this decade, according to the CDC report. Arizona last year reported that 352 people became sick with Cryptosporidiosis from July through October, compared with no more than 62 cases per year from 2011 to 2015.

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

President Donald Trump is considering former Connecticut Sen. The interviews came more than a week after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing an investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election.

Times Square crash victim was 18-year-old Michigan woman

Rojas traveled on the sidewalk for three blocks, striking an 18-year-old woman who died of her injuries. He was an electrician's mate fireman apprentice. He was in custody, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney yet who could comment on his behalf. Terrorism isn't suspected in the crash. Police confirmed Rojas passed the breathalyzer test, however, he admitted to smoking marijuana before driving the auto and tested positive for PCP.

Donald Trump interviews four candidates for post of FBI Director

Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The other candidates on the short list are acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and retired top FBI official Richard McFeely.

Federal Bureau of Investigation hopefuls parade into DOJ for weekend interviews

But he wound up creating new headaches for the White House, including with an apparent threat to Comey. President Donald Trump lashed out in a series of tweets Friday morning amid a firestorm over the abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey , defending the shifting narrative and timeline his administration has offered for the decision.

Bill to penalize 'sanctuary cities' passes House on 2nd try

Thomas Carmody's proposal, but Bouie said there are no plans to retaliate legislatively. The proposed " House Bill 71 " would essentially ban the removal, renaming or adjustment of any military monument of any war, including what the bill dubbed as the "War Between the States", that's placed on public property - unless local voters approve of it.

Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

But Rosenstein's own professional standing could start to recover as well. "To ensure the American people have full confidence in this investigation, it must be conducted in an open and transparent manner and be given the full resources it needed", Sanders said in a statement.

White House: Trump interviewing 4 FBI candidates

Trump responded, "He is". Neither Lieberman nor the White House responded to Politico's request for comment. Lieberman described a "good meeting". After leaving the office of governor, Keating served as the chairman of a panel appointed by the Catholic Church to investigate allegations of abuse by priests.

6th person charged in abuse of victim at costume parties

Tasker is the sixth person arrested in the investigation of a ring of child predators, some of whom dressed as animals at "furry parties", according to the news release. "This is a deeply disturbing case, and we care about this victim and every victim of sexual abuse". A preliminary hearing is tentatively scheduled for May 22.

200 jail officers call in sick on Mother's Day

And at 3 p.m. Sunday, about 25 percent of staff for the second shift of the day also had called in sick. "I think it has everything to do with Father's Day and the National Basketball Association game 7 tonight", sheriff's spokeswoman Cara Smith said at the time, adding that the FMLA poses the biggest staffing challenge to the jail.

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

The party continued for at least another few hours while Piazza struggled, falling down stairs repeatedly, while no one called for help, the report said. She alleged that Kenyon had texted another former fraternity member, Kordel Davis , and told him no one likes him. The brothers poured liquid on Piazza's face to try to wake him up, slapped him in the face, and struck his bruised abdomen.

Falling tree limb kills man during Mother's Day barbecue

The critical victim, who police identified as a 28-year-old man, succumbed to his injuries from the falling tree branch, according to the police. "We're a city in shock, we are trying to unite in prayer of the family". A neighbor said she saw the giant limb resting on the tent, where they barbecue was going on. They were in the backyard when the storm swept through, sending the tree crashing down onto several people.

Reporter Arrested After Asking HHS Secretary Tom Price About Healthcare Bill

At some point, according to Heyman, capitol police placed him under arrest although he was just trying to do his job. "I am supposed to go and find out if somebody is going to be affected by this health care law". Va. Somebody said, 'Stay back, get away'. But Heyman insists he was simply fulfilling his role as a journalist, and feels that his arrest sets a "terrible example" for members of the press seeking answers to questions.

Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey

Surely Trump's business ties, if any, and his possible untruthfulness are germane to the investigation. Graham told a CNN reporter, "I want to know more about Trump's business dealings". The Oval Office visit by a Russian entourage? A former New York prosecutor, Garcia has served as an associate judge on the New York Court of Appeals - the state's highest court - since early 2016.

Kimmel baby's heart defect is common, fixable — Science Says

On Monday night's show, the TV host revealed that his wife had given birth to their second child on Friday 21 April but three hours after the delivery, nurses and doctors noticed something uncommon which was later identified as heart disease .

'Spicy's back!': 'SNL' has McCarthy's Spicer meet with Baldwin's Trump

Was Spicer's job really in jeopardy? McCarthy, who's dropped by 30 Rock throughout this season to skewer Trump spokesman Sean Spicer (an imitation that has reportedly gotten to the president), slayed during her monologue-a tribute to Mother's Day that included an appearance from Ryan Reynolds and mother-of-two Blake Lively-as she joined SNL's famous 5 Timer's Club .