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Senate panel requests any memos, tapes from Comey-Trump meetings

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday requested any memos or recordings from President Trump's meetings with former FBI Director James Comey. The letter specifically requests any "recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, and memoranda" related to conversations between Comey and Trump.


Several injured, 1 dead after speeding vehicle drives into Times Square

Several injured, 1 dead after speeding vehicle drives into Times Square

Just a few minutes ago, the New York Fire Department confirmed that one person died while 19 others were injured. De Blasio and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo were seen being briefed at the site of the incident. The driver, 26-year-old Bronx resident Richard Rojas, was taken into custody. The vehicle crashed into a pole and came to rest at 45th Street and Broadway before police took the driver away.



Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

McCabe became acting director following Comey's dismissal May 9. She said the next Federal Bureau of Investigation chief should be "someone who has not campaigned for political office". "The entire thing has been a witch hunt", he declared, echoing one of the tweets he'd sent out just after dawn: "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Asked whether the 75-year-old was a frontrunner, Trump responded "yes" - confirming Lieberman's surprise candidacy.


Pence releases financial info, Trump plans to

Pence releases financial info, Trump plans to

To figure that out, we'd first have to understand the context in which the vice president would take office. The move comes as US President Donald Trump is embroiled in controversy following reports he asked axed FBI director James Comey to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his links to Russian Federation.


Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

It commemorated what came to be known as the Battle of Liberty Place, in 1874 - a rebellion by whites who battled a biracial Reconstruction-era government in New Orleans . The most famous monument left-wing groups are targeting is the President Andrew Jackson monument which sits at the center for the city's French Quarter.


Car mows down Times Square pedestrians for blocks, killing 1

Car mows down Times Square pedestrians for blocks, killing 1

Rojas, who reportedly has a history of offences for driving while intoxicated, was quickly apprehended at the scene. Initial tests came back negative for alcohol, according to law enforcement sources. Police said 23 people were struck, including an 18-year-old tourist from MI who died. "He crossed over 45th street and crashed into the pole, the auto lifted up, spun around and crashed down on the rear wheels, and the vehicle caught fire".