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Was Trump Wiretapped? Panetta Wants President To Apologize To Obama

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Since then, the president has doubled down on his claim multiple times without evidence, leaving White House officials scrambling for a range of explanations - from microwaves that turn into cameras to Spicer's 10-minute rant last week. Comey was testifying Monday (March 20) before the House intelligence committee. Britain's communications intelligence agency GCHQ has issued a statement denying it wiretapped Donald Trump during the USA presidential campaign. Read More »

Two Rockville High students arrested after allegedly raping classmate at school

The suspects then proceeded to rape the girl, according to police. The charges include first-degree rape and first-degree sexual offense. Arrested were Rockville High School ninth graders, Jose O. Sanchez-Milian was ordered to appear before an immigration judge, but the hearing had not yet been scheduled. They were held without bond and will have bond review today at 1 p.m.in Rockville District Court. Read More »

The Trump clan enjoys family vacation in Aspen

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Ivanka Trump chose to treat her kids and nieces and nephews to some ice cream during Colorado break Happy family ... mum Ivanka Trump was snapped with her kids Arabella and Theo Kushner and niece and nephew Chloe and Spencer Trump Family ties ... Read More »

Appalachian Trump Supporters Worried By Trump's Budget

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The I-26 extension, completed in 2003 between Asheville and the Interstate 81 interchange, was 80 percent funded by ARC grants. Patton told the News-Express Friday that usa 460, which is meant to connect Elkhorn City by four-lane, now stalled at Marrowbone, is one of the many projects funded by the ARC - along with us 23 and U.S 119 (which connects Pikeville to Williamson, West Virginia). Read More »

Rihanna Checks in to the "Bates Motel" Tonight

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Almost seventy years later, true horror fans will still get chills when seeing Janet Leigh scream with terror in Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film, Psycho . The producers praise the singer's work ethic on set, given the tight schedule of shooting 35 pages in a limited time frame. At Comic-Con San Diego past year, Bates Motel Executive Producer Kerry Ehrin gave us a sneak peak regarding Rihanna's entrance into the series. Read More »

Day 1 Of Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing

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Gorsuch privately told Democratic senators in their meetings that he found Trump's attacks disheartening, according to the senators, but has stopped short of weighing on the smears publicly. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., acknowledged that Gorsuch is still widely unknown by most Americans by recalling how the nominee's name had been misspelled in recent remarks he was reading off a teleprompter. Read More »

J. Denny Weaver: Ryan's health care bill reveals his values

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A majority of Americans oppose the bill in almost every public poll, with even a majority of Republicans expressing displeasure with how President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are proceeding with the long-promised plan to "repeal and replace" President Obama's signature legislative achievement. Read More »

Apartment fire spreads throughout Overland Park neighborhood

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There is no word of any injuries. According to KCTV5, the blaze broke out at an apartment building still under construction in the area of College Ave. The cause of the fire is now unknown. Multiple homes near the apartments were also on fire. Some homeowners tried to fight the fires with garden hoses. Read More »

Texas Senate Gives OK To Bill Curbing Transgender Bathroom Access

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The sponsor, Sen. Charles Perry, said the bill means doctors "can't dismember the baby and have that be the cause of death". Lois Kolkhorst , gave an emotive speech to begin the debate around noon local time, taking issue with the notion that the bill is a solution in search of a problem, as many of her Democratic colleagues alleged. Read More »

4-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Hangs Self in Mankato Store

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Daniel Schisel. Emergency responders took the boy to a hospital, where he was declared dead. A search of the store commenced to find the boy. A GoFundMe page identifies the boy as Ryu Pena, and asks for donations to help fund the boy's funeral expenses. Read More »

Indiana winner of $435M Powerball jackpot stays anonymous

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We also learned the victor is an alumnus of Purdue university and works at a manufacturing plant. CNN Money noted that five of the 10 largest Powerball jackpots have come since the start of previous year because of a new formula in October 2015 that gives players have more numbers to choose from. Read More »

DoJ May Transfer Immigration Judges to Speed Deportations

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The transfers would allow for faster hearings and quicker deportations, according to DoJ. In fact, twelve USA cities with high populations of illegal aliens charged with crimes are about to receive some federal help getting rid of them. Those cities have more than half of the country's pending cases in which undocumented immigrants are facing criminal charges, Reuters reported. Most of these cases should be slam dunks, so the process of deportation will be expedited-at least for criminal ... Read More »

Man arrested after 'sex acts' with student at Champlin Park High

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Although the suspect was released from jail Friday afternoon, it is likely he was later picked up by federal immigration agents because of his undocumented status, police said Saturday. They then met again a short time later in the same bathroom for a second encounter. Earlier, police said the man had a Washington state driver's license and travels around the country. Read More »

Woman Who Escaped Kidnapper Reveals How Facebook Helped Her

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Every other thing he said was 'Or I'm going to kill you, "' she recounted. "He's like, 'Give me your PIN number or I'm going to kill you, '" Diggs told NBC's "Today Show" Monday . "The victim stated the suspect drove to multiple unknown locations", Sergeant Bryan Shelton said after the incident. "I saw the trunk popped up and a woman jumped out of the trunk and came inside the store". Read More »

A Principled Reason to Oppose the Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch

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Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings were set to begin on Monday. Republicans have criticized former President Barack Obama for overreach in using executive orders to get around Congress. In his 2004 Oxford University dissertation, Gorsuch indicated that he does not believe the Constitution protects the right of same-sex couples to marry. Read More »

Presidential golf tracker: Obama 333, Trump 9(?)

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Now that Trump is President, the comments are coming back to complicate his golf habit. How you use the game of golf is something that he's talked about. Most of these political overseers, placed near the Cabinet secretary's office in every department, have little expertise in the subject matter handled at their assigned agencies - Frank Wuco at Homeland Security, for example, plays a fictional jihadist on YouTube to illustrate his blogged contention that Islam is the root of the terrorist ... Read More »

Ivanka Trump Brand Lawsuit: First Daughter's Company Sued Over 'Unfair Competition'

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A San Francisco fashion retailer has filed a class action lawsuit against Ivanka Trump's clothing line for unfair competition because of the first daughter's ties to the White House. Modern Appealing Clothing argues that the brand fails "to take appropriate steps to avoid exploiting public office for private gain", which will help the company to continue to increase its sales. Read More »

State Senator Daniel Biss Announces Candidacy For Governor

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That timeline gives Biss roughly eight months to raise enough funding and support to prove he can pose a real challenge to more popular candidates like Chris Kennedy, more connected candidates like Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers, or wealthier potential candidates like billionaire J.B. Read More »

Analyst Research Roundup: The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

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Shares of Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:CCE) declined -0.36% to $36.07. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.95% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 1.92% and 0.2% respectively. A 52-week high/low is the highest and lowest price that a stock has traded at during the previous year. Read More »

NHS evacuated due to bomb threat, law enforcement determined call was hoax

Dismissal as usual. The threat came in via a phone call at 10:15 a.m., according to James City County Battalion Chief Al Catlett. The students were put in the gymnasium while the investigation was ongoing. Police, fire crews, and the Westchester County bomb squad investigated the campus and cleared the scene around 11 a.m. "All students and staff are safe and secure", Gorham Superintendent Heather Perry said in an email statement. Read More »

What to watch for during Senate confirmation hearings on Neil Gorsuch

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Trump - who asked the Senate to "go nuclear" if Democrats filibuster - has said he is confident Gorsuch will be confirmed. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., described at her July 2009 confirmation hearing . Dianne Feinstein said in her opening remarks as the top Democrat on the committee. The next Supreme Court justice will help determine whether our courts will serve the interests of all of us or bend to the will of the powerful moneyed few who helped place them on the court. Read More »

Republicans revise healthcare bill for the benefit of the elderly

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Tens of thousands of Nebraskans would be among the 24 million Americans projected by the Congressional Budget Office to lose their health coverage in the next decade. And generally, those making the least would be impacted most . The legislation will also be amended to include work requirements for Medicaid recipients who are able-bodied and without dependents. Read More »

AG's office raises questions about Frisco high school prayer room

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In response, school district spokesman Chris Moore said the prayer room is open to "students of all walks of life", reported The Associated Press. And they're not happy about it. "The Texas Attorney General is looking into the Public School Prayer Room issue many of you have questioned", Abbott said via Twitter. "Reports from Liberty's news site indicate that the prayer room is not available to students of all faiths". Read More »

Body of Missing Wake County Teen Found

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Authorities said that it is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash. SC Highway Patrol says that an arrest has been made in a hit and run case involving a moped in Greenville County Saturday night. Jones says the North Carolina Highway Patrol asked deputies to help search and a dog picked up the scent about the same time a neighbor found the body. Read More »

House Intel Chair: Trump Administration Documents Don't Back Up Wiretap Claim

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Nunes said the committee will also examine whether the Russians were trying to sow doubt in the USA electoral system or whether they were trying to help Trump get elected to the White House. "So if you take the President literally, it didn't happen", Nunes said. "There was no FISA warrant that I'm aware of to tap Trump Tower", Nunes said on " Fox News Sunday " of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Read More »

Neil Gorsuch faces Senate Judiciary Committee

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The nominee himself, Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, seemed nearly an afterthought at times, sitting alone at the witness table, occasionally nodding or taking notes, as the 20 members of the Judiciary Committee took turns delivering lengthy and partisan opening statements. Read More »

Meals On Wheels Could Soon Face Funding Crisis

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Since Trump's budget was announced, Meals on Wheels have seen an increase in donations. Meals on Wheels relies heavily on donations. There is now no evidence that any of these programs are being cut or that their budget reductions would affect Meals on Wheels programs. Read More »

Virginia's Annual Tornado Drill Set For Tomorrow

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On February 24, 2016, Virginia was hit by the deadliest tornado event since 1959, resulting in five fatalities and more than 45 injuries. A test of the Emergency Alert System will sound both in the morning and evening on commercial radio, television networks and all-hazard radios. Read More »

FBI confirms investigation into possible Russian ties to Trump campaign

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FBI Director James Comey on Monday confirmed the agency was investigating possible Russian government efforts to interfere in the 2016 USA election, including any links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow. He has been described as an off-and-on again advisor to Trump for several decades. In a tweet from President Trump's official Twitter handle, the White House said the leaders of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and NSA told Congress that Russian Federation did not ... Read More »

Trump denies he colluded with Russian Federation during the election

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He added: 'That includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government; and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia's efforts'. I would characterize it this way at the outset of the investigation: There is circumstantial evidence of collusion. He said the FBI started investigating the matter in July and that its work was still in the early stages. Read More »