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Applications open for free SUNY, CUNY tuition

Applications open for free SUNY, CUNY tuition

The applications process for SUNY and CUNY students seeking free college tuition is now open, officials said. After receiving either award, students must also live in NY for the number of years they...

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Office Charged in Choke-hold Death

Office Charged in Choke-hold Death

But he died of "asphyxia due to police restraint", the coroner said, and the case was ruled a homicide. Brown had an enlarged heart, and he was under the influence of methamphetamine, according to C...

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Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

The underlying question here, put out in a newspaper report , as often happens before someone testifies before Congress , was a suggestion that President Trump himself had asked Dan Coats to hel...

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Dallas County Commissioners recognize June 2017 as Pride Month

Dallas County Commissioners recognize June 2017 as Pride Month

The photo sharing app is committed to fostering a safer and kinder community , and this June will be turning walls in major U.S. cities into colorful beacons of LGBTQ support where you can leave su...

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White House: President Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

Fox News' John Roberts started off the question-and-answer session by bringing up Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recent statement that he's not a fan of the president's tweets. So which is...

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Bombing in western Afghanistan kills 7

Ghani has faced growing calls to step down since four people were killed Friday when hundreds of protesters incensed by the truck bombing in Kabul clashed with police, prompting officials to respond w...

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'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

'Too Much': Majority Of Voters Want The President Off Twitter

In the three months since Sessions stepped aside, the intensity of the probe has grown exponentially - culminating in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's decision to appoint Robert Mueller as spe...

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Who is Donald Trump's pick for FBI director Christopher Wray?

Christie, who became a close adviser to Trump during the campaign and whose name was floated as a possible Comey replacement, was never charged. Wray represented Chris Christie during the "br...

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Accused leaker had several harsh posts about Trump

The NSA report published on Monday by online news organisation The Intercept said that Russia's military intelligence conducted over 100 cyberattacks on voting software providers and local electio...

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'I expect loyalty,' Trump told Comey, according to written testimony

Mr Trump abruptly fired Mr Comey last month. Comey's testimony Thursday will be the marquee event, broadcast live on almost every TV network and cable news channel, since the former Federal Bureau o...

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Iran Holds Saudi Arabia Responsible for Twin Terror Attacks in Tehran

Iran Holds Saudi Arabia Responsible for Twin Terror Attacks in Tehran

Iranian human rights campaigners say hardline politicians and news outlets close to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have already begun placing blame for the Tehran attacks on reformist ...

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Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as new FBI director

Bush's Justice Department who represented New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the Bridgegate scandal. After he left, he went to the private law firm King & Spalding, where he now represents major...

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Sooners' Bob Stoops retiring after 18 seasons

Stoops called it "simply the ideal time for me and our program to make this transition". After 18 years at the University of Oklahoma , I've chose to step down as the head football coach. He is one...

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NASA picks 12 new astronauts from crush of applicants

They range in age from 29 to 42, and they typically have led the pack. "She was always adventurous", Teske said after watching the welcome ceremony NASA staged Wednesday afternoon for the 12 candida...

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White House: Trump's tweets only matter when we want them to

White House: Trump's tweets only matter when we want them to

George Conway, who is married a top adviser to the president, tweeted that President Donald Trump's tweets about his administration's travel ban hurts his case in court. Mr. Trump took to Twitter t...

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NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

Rogers repeatedly declined to directly address questions about whether Trump pressured him to downplay any investigation into Russian collusion with his presidential campaign. "There is a criminal inv...

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Four Oregon Ducks baseball players named Freshman All-Americans

Four Oregon Ducks baseball players named Freshman All-Americans

The San Antonio native started in all 62 games at third base for the Red Raiders in 2017. Sophomore left-handed pitcher Steven Gingery and senior infielder/outfielder Hunter Hargrove both received all...

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Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial

Woman Accused of Using Suicidal Boyfriend as 'a Pawn' in Manslaughter Trial

A teenager charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself played a "sick game" with another person's life, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Cops found Roy dead inside his pi...

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US poised to warn UN rights forum of possible pullout

US poised to warn UN rights forum of possible pullout

Her reasoning, however, ignores the human rights abuses of American allies like Egypt and Saudi Arabia, who also have seats on the Council. The administration of President Donald Trump is not th...

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Comey testimony: How to watch and what to expect

Comey testimony: How to watch and what to expect

Trump said that the former director was sacked as Comey was "not able to effectively lead the bureau", but as Comey was in the middle of an investigation into whether the Russian Kremlin had corrupte...

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Elections probe checks if Russian hacking effort reached NC

The State Board of Elections identified the software company as VR Systems, which provides electronic poll book software to 21 counties to help check in voters who show up to cast ballots in person on...

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King & Spalding Partner Named As New FBI Chief

Bush's Justice Department. James Comey , dismissed as Federal Bureau of Investigation director on May 9, is slated to testify before a Senate panel on Thursday about investigations of possible ties...

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Michigan House passes bills on concealed pistol licenses

Michigan House passes bills on concealed pistol licenses

Faircloth said the bill needs more work, "especially in the area of requiring some kind of training". During the floor debate, Rep. Northern Michigan Republican Lee Chatfield says the legislation ...

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Atlantic City councilman wins Democratic mayoral primary

Atlantic City councilman wins Democratic mayoral primary

Mail-in ballots and provisional ballots have not yet been released. Small did not return phone calls seeking comment Tuesday night. "Putting Atlantic City first has been our motto", Gilliam said. ...

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United States lawmakers press intelligence chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

Asked Tuesday about the testimony, President Donald Trump was tight-lipped: "I wish him luck", he told reporters. But The New York Times , which first reported the interaction with Sessions, said i...

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Trump nominates lawyer Christopher Wray to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

Delaware Sen. Chris Coons, a Democrat on the Judiciary panel, said he, too, was encouraged that Trump's pick is a veteran of law enforcement "rather than a career in partisan politics, as was rumored ...

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New Trump FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case

Mr Comey could offer new details regarding discussions with Mr Trump about the federal investigation into Russia's election meddling. Wray was nominated by President George W. Comey is expected...

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Twitter users blocked by President Trump cry censorship

Twitter users blocked by President Trump cry censorship

Sean Spicer said at a press briefing on June 6 that the president's tweets are considered official statements from the White House. The New York Times reports that users that have been blocke...

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Trump announces his pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

He was also a lawyer representing New Jersey Governor - and Trump ally - Chris Christie after a 2013 scandal dubbed Bridgegate. Trump called Wray "a man of impeccable credentials", but offered n...

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Comey testifies in Senate as Trump announces Christopher Wray as replacement

Comey testifies in Senate as Trump announces Christopher Wray as replacement

Coats was responding to a senator's question about whether Trump pressured him to publicly downplay the significance of the FBI's investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible coordinati...

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President Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Christie met Wray when the governor was the top federal prosecutor in New Jersey and said he worked with Wray "a lot". In a statement, Fisher, who succeeded Wray at the DOJ's criminal division, call...

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Crazy Volume Spikes for: Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN)

The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.21 and lower end at -0.34 while the year ago reported earnings per share was -0.34. EP Energy Corporation (EP Energy) is an independent exploration...

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Staff shakeup looms in U.S. White House

Staff shakeup looms in U.S. White House

The Washington Post previously reported that Sergey Kislyak , Russia's ambassador to the United States , told his superiors in Moscow that Kushner proposed a backchannel line of communication bet...

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Comey on Trump, Flynn, 'loyalty,' Russian 'cloud,' hooker allegations

Comey on Trump, Flynn, 'loyalty,' Russian 'cloud,' hooker allegations

The two men inspire a great deal or good amount of trust from 21 and 36 percent of Americans, respectively. On Thursday, Comey will finally have the chance to relate his own version of events leading ...

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Maui girl is Merit Scholarship victor

Today's announcement of scholarship winners is the third in the 2017 competition. This year, 182 higher education institutions are underwriting Merit Scholarship awards through the National Merit Sc...

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ISIS attacks Iranian parliament

In addition to being lethal, the attack on the shrine of Khomeini is symbolically stunning. A picture reportedly showing the explosion released by Jamaran News shows an empty courtyard. In a message...

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California woman arrested for giving 2-year-old boy drugs

California woman arrested for giving 2-year-old boy drugs

When the woman reached out and put something in the boy's mouth, the nanny immediately went to check his mouth but found nothing. While speaking with police, Thomas said that she gave the child meth. ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for London Bridge terror attack

ISIS claims responsibility for London Bridge terror attack

British police and security services had previously investigated one of the Islamist militants who carried out Saturday's attack in London , but with resources scarce, he was not deemed enough of a t...

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London mayor Khan says will not let Trump 'divide our communities'

But Donald Trump Jr. argued Khan had also engaged the president - potentially a reference to Khan's past criticism of Trump's proposed U.S. travel ban on people from six Muslim majority countries. ...

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Toy vending machine at California restaurant dispenses cocaine

Toy vending machine at California restaurant dispenses cocaine

Tests determined it was cocaine.The boy was not harmed by the powder. Police discovered 136 grams of cocaine from 17 toys in the vending machine, the news station reported. A woman who answered the ...

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