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Jun 15 2017

Trump Chooses Democrat Who Backed Net Neutrality for FCC

The Senate Commerce Committee let her stay until the end of 2016, although it did not bring to a vote President Barack Obama's renomination of her to the post , Deadli...

Jun 14 2017

Bill Cosby jury putting in long day's work

The jurors entered a second day of deliberations after failing to reach a verdict on Monday night. Cosby, who was charged by Montgomery County in 2015, faces 10 years i...

Jun 14 2017

Trump Calls Former FBI Director Comey 'Cowardly' but Twitter Doesn't Buy It

Questioned by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), Former FBI Director James Comey dropped a hint about some kind of information with regards to Attorney General Sessions and the Rus...

Jun 13 2017

Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House

Mother and son broke with tradition by living at Trump Tower in NY since the inauguration so that Barron, now 11, could finish the school year uninterrupted; the presiden...

Jun 12 2017

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

Authorities said everything had stayed peaceful for the most part, but three people were arrested on suspicion of smashing auto windows. In St. Paul , Minnesota, sta...

Jun 12 2017

Kuwaiti Emir Says Qatar Ready to Talk

African Union chairman Alpha Conde on Sunday put himself forward as a mediator in the crisis between Qatar and other Gulf countries, urging dialogue after several African...

Jun 11 2017

Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

Surrounded by cheering supporters in his home constituency of Islington North, Corbyn clasped the shoulders of shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry . Deciding to go...

Jun 11 2017

I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

President Donald Trump delivers a speech at the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States , on June 1, 2017. And he said multiple times that he choo...

Jun 10 2017

Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton has joined thousands of mayors across the country in support of the Paris Agreement. "South Africa has called on the United States of Am...

Jun 10 2017

APNewsBreak: Gianforte to plead guilty to assault charge

Jacobs, a reporter with the British publication The Guardian , was in Montana covering the election and had been questioning Gianforte about the GOP health-care bill b...

Jun 09 2017

Snowden blasts U.S. over arrest of alleged NSA whistleblower

An FBI affidavit says victor confessed to copying and mailing the classified report when agents searched her home Saturday. The 25-year-old worked as a contractor f...

Jun 09 2017

Man investigated in death of child points to his wife

No charges had been filed Thursday, and there were no criminal charges in IL in his daughter's death. Quate's wife said her husband killed the 6-year-old girl, the youn...

Jun 07 2017

California and China Sign Deal for Clean Technology

On June 1, President Donald Trump announced he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris agreement on climate change, a UN treaty signed by nearly 200 nations in 20...

Jun 06 2017

Girl disqualified from soccer game because she looked like a boy

The story of an 8-year-old girl disqualified from a local soccer club weekend tournament has grabbed the attention of one of the world's best soccer players. Mili loves s...

Jun 05 2017

Rahal takes pole, track record at Detroit GP

Petersburg in 2008, when he became the youngest victor in Indy auto annals at 19 years, 3 months, 2 days. He raced to his fifth career victory and fourth in two-plus ye...

Jun 05 2017

Yankees hit 4 homers in 8th, Montgomery beats Blue Jays 7-0

Osuna struck out Aaron Judge , Matt Holliday , and Starlin Castro in a dominant top of the ninth inning to seal Toronto's 3-2 victory. New York, which boasts the AL...

Jun 04 2017

March for Truth protesters demand answers on Russian interference, ties to Trump

Supporters of President Donald Trump also gathered in Washington, D.C., on Saturday to show support for his decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement . In hi...

Jun 04 2017

London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians

Police said that armed officers then responded to reports of stabbings at nearby Borough Market and shots were fired. One woman told Reuters she saw what appeared t...

Jun 04 2017

Florida Gov. Scott approves plan to hand out oil spill money

If lawmakers vote during the special session, which is scheduled for June 7 to 9, to keep Visit Florida's funding at $76 million it would save the tourism organization ...

Jun 02 2017

Possible Aetna move prompts focus on urban, state policies

HARTFORD , Conn. (AP) — Aetna announced Wednesday that it is in negotiations to move its headquarters out of Connecticut's capital, where it has been based for nearly t...