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Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House

Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House

WASHINGTON-House Republicans leading an inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election have delayed the testimony of a close confidante to President Donald Trump , days after two other Trump associates refused to answer questions. The argument was laid bare this week during former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's interview with the House Intelligence Committee. He also raised the issue of having time to review documents produced by the White House.


Hawaii lawmakers to hold hearing on mistaken missile alert

Hawaii lawmakers to hold hearing on mistaken missile alert

Hawaii lawmakers will gather at the Capitol Friday morning to grill state officials about the false missile alert that sparked panic, fear and chaos. Governor David Ige spoke with Maui Now in an exclusive phone interview on Wednesday, Jan.


Prosecutors say they will retry New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez

Prosecutors say they will retry New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez

At the end of the first trial, which wrapped up last November, a jury could not reach a unanimous decision after a lengthy deliberation process. "Defendants Robert Menendez and Salomon Melgen have been indicted for bribery and corruption by two separate grand juries properly empaneled in the District of New Jersey", Tirol said in Friday's court filing .


Long Island weather: Sunny, chilly start to warmer weekend

Long Island weather: Sunny, chilly start to warmer weekend

Showers are likely throughout the mid-valley on Friday , forecasters say, and the weekend is shaping up as a wet one. A total of 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected across most of the region with some local amounts up to 7 and 8 inches. High near 45. Sunday night , there will be a 30 percent chance of drizzle before 9 p.m., then a chance of rain showers between 9 p.m. and 4 p.m. Overnight lows in the teens are expected beginning Saturday and continuing into next week.


Carl Higbie - who? - resignation a golden egg for anti-Trumpers

Carl Higbie - who? - resignation a golden egg for anti-Trumpers

Before joining the administration, Higbie was a prominent surrogate for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. "That is a insane person, and the fact that they're trying to hide it behind PTSD makes me want to vomit". Trump has denied he is a racist, telling a reporter on Sunday: "I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed ". Higbie also has a history of anti-Muslim comments, saying he doesn't like Muslims "because their ideology sucks", adding that he was fine if people ...


Iran nuke deal must be safeguarded: United Nations chief

Iran nuke deal must be safeguarded: United Nations chief

The so-called " Iran Freedom Policy and Sanctions Act" was introduced by Republican representative Peter Roskam and backed by his fellow GOP member Liz Cheney , the daughter of scandal-hit former US Vice President Dick Cheney, on Thursday.