A federal judge set sentencing for Dec. 18 for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, who admitted lying to the FBI about contacts with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in special counsel Robert Mueller III's probe. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of the District of Columbia set the date in a court order Tuesday after prosecutors and attorneys for Flynn, in a joint filing Monday, requested sentencing between Nov. 28 and Dec. 7.
TOKYO - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants to hold a second summit meeting with President Trump soon to speed up the denuclearization process, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday. Moon was speaking on his return to Seoul after a three-day summit with Kim in Pyongyang. There, Kim promised to allow external inspectors into his country to verify that a missile test and launch site had been permanently dismantled, and he pledged to permanently disable an important nuclear site if the United States also takes "corresponding steps."
MORRISVILLE, N.C. - With his home state flooded and the death toll rising, FEMA Administrator William "Brock" Long was on the verge of quitting this week. On Sunday, his bitter feud with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen seemed as though it would abate.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's declaration that "I don't have an attorney general" was not merely the cry of an executive feeling betrayed by a subordinate. It was also a raw expression of vulnerability and anger from a president who associates say increasingly believes he is unprotected - with the Russia investigation steamrolling ahead, anonymous administration officials seeking to undermine him and a referendum looming in the Nov.
LAWRENCE, Mass. - Days after an unusual natural-gas mishap led to dozens of explosions and fires across three towns north of Boston, lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, claiming that the company's negligence forced residents out of more 8,600 homes, leaving them without shelter for days while officials worked to ensure their safety upon return.
TOKYO - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered Wednesday to permanently dismantle the country's main nuclear site, but only if the United States makes concessions first. President Donald Trump called the developments encouraging but made no new commitments. Leaving the White House on Wednesday, Trump said that "we're making tremendous progress with respect to North Korea" and took credit for changing a dynamic under which he said it once seemed "inevitable" that the United States would go to war with the country.
Nearly half of all cellphone calls next year will come from scammers, according to First Orion, a company that provides phone carriers and their customers caller ID and call blocking technology. The Arkansas-based firm projects an explosion of incoming spam calls, marking a massive leap from 3.7 percent of total calls in 2017 to more than 29 percent this year, to a projected 45 percent by early 2019.
"All had very clear specific language that nothing in the law should, nothing in the law precludes, or not even precludes, nothing in the law allows insurance companies to not only to kick you off for preexisting conditions or not accept preexisting conditions but we then put in safeguards to make sure that there's not price discrimination as a result of preexisting conditions." - Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., candidate for Senate, in a radio interview, Aug. 22, 2018 ---
Many Democrats in congress have said they support Christine Blasey Ford, the professor who this week publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her decades ago when they were teenagers. But few have made as big a splash as Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono, whose statements at a news conference on Tuesday drew headlines across the mediasphere.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it is "very hard for me to imagine anything happened" between Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexual assault when both were teenagers. Trump praised his Supreme Court nominee as "an extraordinary man" with "an unblemished record" and said what he is experiencing is "unfair." But the president also said that Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, deserves to be heard at a Senate hearing scheduled for Monday.