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Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump calls Mueller report 'crazy'

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:46:06 -0400

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, a Democrat, issued a subpoena to the Justice Department for Attorney General William Barr to hand over the full report by Mue....
Columbine principal, haunted by 20-year-old massacre, still recites victims' names

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:31:47 -0400

Each morning for the last two decades, Frank DeAngelis has recited aloud the names of the 13 people killed at Columbine High School, where he served as principal during the 1999 massacre that marked a....
Man who mailed white powder to Trump's sons gets probation

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:44:05 -0400

A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Friday to five years of probation after admitting he mailed threatening letters filled with a suspicious white powder to several prominent people, including U.S. P....
Kremlin says Mueller report shows no evidence of Russian meddling

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:21:57 -0400

The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Mueller's ....
Supreme Court girds for fight over Trump census citizenship question

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:10:33 -0400

A sign on its front door in a heavily Hispanic neighborhood of the borough of Queens warns law enforcement officers not to enter without a warrant. Its colorful lobby is filled with butterfly-shaped ....
California couple faces sentencing in severe child abuse case

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:11:40 -0400

A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim, headline-making accusations they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home were due to be sentenc....
Russia shrugs off Mueller report: agencies

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:58:53 -0400

Russia's foreign ministry on Friday dismissed the findings of the long-awaited report by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said it had failed to present any evidence of Russian meddling in U.S. ....
Pelosi declines to comment on possibility of Trump impeachment

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:55:39 -0400

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday declined to comment on whether Congress might launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying it was not appropriate ....
Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 04:11:12 -0400

Taiwan's Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the U.S. state's governor said he wanted to renegoti....
Second wave of twisters in U.S. South turns deadly as storm pushes east

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 03:54:41 -0400

One person was killed after a tree fell on his vehicle in Neshoba County, Mississippi, Thursday afternoon, the local paper, the Neshoba Democrat, reported. A second death was reported in St. Clair Co....
Rapper Kodak Black arrested in New York on drug, weapons charges

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:28:23 -0400

Black, 21, was stopped on Wednesday evening by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at the Lewiston-Queenston International Bridge headed back into the United States from Canada, the New York Sta....
Judge upholds New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:48:41 -0400

A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments that the city's public heal....
Banks ordered to disclose bondholder information to Puerto Rico board

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:11:45 -0400

A judge on Thursday ordered banks to comply with a request from Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board to disclose customer information related to certain debt issued by the bankrup....
For Notre-Dame, lessons from a fire-damaged New York cathedral

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:00:07 -0400

Before the restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris can begin, engineers may have to tap nearly every stone in the cathedral and listen for subtle sounds of damage, according to specialists who repaired one....
In unflattering detail, Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:53:02 -0400

(Advisory: Story includes language that might offend some readers.) By Sarah N. Lynch and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his inquiry into Russia's ro....
Judge upholds New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:37:48 -0400

In a six-page decision rendered hours after a hearing on the matter, Judge Lawrence Knipel denied the parents' petition seeking to lift the vaccination order, imposed last week to stem the worst measl....
Explainer: Five ways Trump's moves to stem border surge have hit hurdles

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:21:27 -0400

On Wednesday, the acting director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan visited the Texas border to underscore the administration's concerns about a growing crisis. The U.S. Cus....
U.S. court upholds most of California's 'sanctuary' migrant laws

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:14:29 -0400

The U.S. Department of Justice did not immediately respond to a request for comment. California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement, "We continue to prove in California that the rul....
Judge rejects challenge of New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:03:28 -0400

A Brooklyn judge on Thursday denied a petition seeking to lift New York City's recently-imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, dismissing a court challenge brought by an anonymous group of paren....
U.S. launches four-state study to find ways to reduce opioid overdose deaths

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:50:12 -0400

The National Institutes of Health will award grants to research sites in Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York and Ohio, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins said at a news conference to unveil the plan. Pre....
Key quotes from U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's report

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:14:29 -0400

The following are some key quotes from Mueller's 448-page report: "When (former Attorney General Jeff) Sessions told the President that a Special Counsel had been appointed, the President slumped bac....
Banks ordered to disclose bondholder information to Puerto Rico board

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:43:55 -0400

A judge on Thursday ordered banks to comply with a request from Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board to disclose customer information related to certain debt issued by the bankrup....
Factbox: New revelations from the Mueller report

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:28:20 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump believed the appointment of a special counsel to take over an active federal investigation would spell the end of his presidency, according to Mueller's report. When then....
Man who carried gas cans into NY cathedral charged with attempted arson

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:21:52 -0400

Wednesday's incident occurred two days after a massive fire severely damaged the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, causing global shock and sorrow. A New York City Police Department official said Marc L....
Top Democrats say Mueller report undercuts Barr claims on Trump obstruction

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:00:22 -0400

The two top Democrats in Congress said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report undercuts claims by Attorney General William Barr that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice i....
Japan extradites father, son charged by U.S. in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:47:05 -0400

The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced the extradition of Junzo Suzuki and Paul Suzuki five months after the conviction of Edwin Fujinaga, the former chief executive of MRI International....
Trump curses Mueller appointment: 'This is the end of my presidency'

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:50:17 -0400

(Advisory: Story includes language that might offend some readers.) By Ginger Gibson and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump believed the appointment of a special counsel....
White House counsel refused Trump's order to fire Mueller - report

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:51:28 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House counsel Don McGahn refused to carry out President Donald Trump's order to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller "for fear of being seen as triggering another ....
Senate leader calls for raising minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:44:10 -0400

McConnell said https://www.mcconnell.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/pressreleases?ID=C7912202-0742-4404-8775-8836F261DDEF the bill would be introduced in May. Shares of Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc, ....
Factbox: Guilty pleas, indictments abound in Trump-Russia probe

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:34:50 -0400

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people, including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian ....
Factbox: Five things to look for in Mueller's Trump-Russia report

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:27:10 -0400

Barr on March 24 sent a four-page letter to lawmakers detailing Mueller's "principal conclusions" including that the 22-month probe did not establish that President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team c....
Instant View: Reaction to Mueller's report on Russia's role in 2016 U.S. election

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:11:28 -0400

Key reaction to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, released on Thursday: PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP'S LEGAL TEAM: "The results of the invest....
Report says Trump foresaw end of presidency when told of special counsel investigation: report

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:51:58 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions "this is the end of my presidency" when Sessions told him a special counsel was being appointed to inve....
Trump says Muller report found 'no collusion, no obstruction'

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:32:37 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was a "having a good day" following the release of the Mueller report, adding, "It's called no collusion, no o....
Mueller report says Trump asked White House counsel to intervene with Justice Dept

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:32:31 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump repeatedly asked White House counsel Don McGahn to intervene with the U.S. Justice Department after former FBI Director James Comey disclosed the investig....
Mueller report says 'substantial evidence' Trump's firing of FBI head linked to investigation

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:30:07 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller said there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey due to his "unwilli....
Factbox: Five things Attorney General Barr revealed about the Mueller report

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:19:20 -0400

Barr repeated his finding that President Donald Trump's election campaign did not collude with Russia. Here are five new things we learned: TRUMP ANGER In determining whether Trump obstructed justi....
In campaign against gun violence, Columbine students aim to shock with final photos

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:53:34 -0400

“In the event that I die from gun violence, please publicize the photo of my death,” the pledge reads. The group's website, http://www.mylastshot.org, says the public should not be shielded from the ....
Barr says Mueller did not uncover evidence Trump obstructed Russia probe

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:54:28 -0400

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not uncover evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed the probe of whether he or membe....
Barr says Mueller probe did not establish Trump coordination with Russia

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:54:28 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find that President Donald Trump or members of his campaign w....
Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:00:32 -0400

Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trump's....
Factbox: Smoke or fire? Contacts between Trump campaign and Russia

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:54:18 -0400

The special counsel and U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded Russia used a campaign of hacking and propaganda to sow discord in the United States, denigrate Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton a....
Trump adviser visits Moscow for Kremlin talks

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:29:19 -0400

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Fiona Hill, an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, visited Moscow this week and discussed bilateral relations with Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov tol....
Barr to discuss executive privilege in Russia report: spokeswoman

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:29:19 -0400

U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to address whether executive privilege was invoked by the White House in the Russia report to be released on Thursday and also elaborate on Justice Department ....
Top Congressional Democrats call for Mueller to testify publicly

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:50:34 -0400

The top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Thursday called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 ele....
Ban the bunny: California aims to end post-Easter parade of unwanted rabbits

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:11:58 -0400

Californians can eat chocolate bunnies and snuggle plush Peter Cottontail dolls to their heart's content this Easter. The legislation, which took effect in January, prohibits retail shops from sellin....
Florida judge blocks release of video in Patriots owner prostitution case

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:12:28 -0400

Prosecutors said earlier in the day in court filings that they would release the recordings, which were captured by police using hidden cameras, in response to public records requests under Florida's ....
Creditor group seeks to wrest probing power from Puerto Rico board

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:11:16 -0400

A group of public labor unions and other creditors on Wednesday asked a judge to grant it power to pursue probes into individuals who contributed to Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis because the U.S. common....
Carl's Jr to be first U.S. fast food chain to sell CBD-laced burger

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 19:54:34 -0400

The Tennessee-based chain is selling the burger for just one day at one location in northeast Denver as part of its strategy to test out "bold and unexpected" flavors, the company said in a statement ....
Wisconsin governor says he wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:55:53 -0400

Democratic Governor Tony Evers, who took office in January, inherited a deal to give Foxconn around $4 billion in tax breaks and other incentives that was championed by Scott Walker, Evers' Republican....