National News

Trump Lashes Out At Officials Involved In Russia Probe

Trump Lashes Out At Officials Involved In Russia Probe

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that key officials involved in the Russia probe were engaged in “treasonous” behavior. Trump is lashing out on Twitter at former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whose new book details his concerns about potential foreign influence over the president, and current Deputy Attorney General…

Read More ..
Chicago Police Seek Follow-up Interview With Jussie Smollett

Chicago Police Seek Follow-up Interview With Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — Chicago police said Sunday they’re still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that “shifted” their investigation of a reported attack on the “Empire” actor. The trajectory of the investigation “shifted” after detectives questioned two brothers about the attack and released them late Friday without charges, police spokesman Anthony…

Read More ..
Officials: 1 Dead, 4 Police Wounded In Illinois Shooting

Officials: 1 Dead, 4 Police Wounded In Illinois Shooting

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — At least one person was killed and four police officers wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, officials said Friday. Kane County Coroner Chris Nelson confirmed one person was killed. City spokesman Clayton Muhammad said four officers were wounded and in stable condition, but did…

Read More ..
Trump declares national emergency to get $8 billion for wall

Trump declares national emergency to get $8 billion for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his powers that was certain to trigger stiff legal challenges. Bypassing Congress, which approved far less…

Read More ..
Congress OKs Border Deal; Trump Will Sign, Declare Emergency

Congress OKs Border Deal; Trump Will Sign, Declare Emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican boundary.…

Read More ..