WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday, May 20, lost an early round of his court fight with Democrats when a federal judge ruled that the president's accounting firm must turn over his financial records to Congress as lawmakers seek to assert their oversight authority. Trump called the 41-page ruling from U.S.
WASHINGTON - Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former longtime personal attorney, told a House panel during closed-door hearings earlier this year that he had been encouraged by Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow to falsely claim in a 2017 statement to Congress that negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow ended in January 2016, according to transcripts of his testimony that were released Monday evening.
WASHINGTON - Members of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's own leadership team confronted her in a contentious Monday, May 20, night meeting and argued that it was time to begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, according to sources in the room. At least five members of Pelosi's leadership team - four who also sit on the House Judiciary Committee with jurisdiction over impeachment - pressed Pelosi to allow the panel to start the inquiry, which they argued would help investigators attain documents and testimony Trump has blocked. Pelosi, according to sources in the room, pushed back o
Uneasiness and pessimism abound among the majority of the world's population. Deloitte has released its Global Millennial Survey of 13,416 millennials (born between 1983 and 1994) spread across 42 countries and 3,009 Gen Z respondents (born between 1995 and 2002) from 10 countries. The firm has conducted the survey for the past eight years. The percentage of respondents who think that businesses are making a positive impact dropped six points from 61% in 2018 to 55%.
PENDER, Neb. — Kurt Kaser had no time to consider his options. The 63-year-old farmer had stepped into a grain auger, the blade violently twisting and twirling to carry corn to a storage bin on his farm in northeastern Nebraska - and, in an instant, his left foot was sucked into the machine. He scrambled as the corkscrew-style blade inside cut off his foot and continued to pull at him, leaving him to wonder when or whether it would stop, he said.
Ford Motor Co. will cut roughly 10 percent of its global salaried staff by August as part of a companywide "redesign," the company told employees Monday. The move will eliminate 7,000 white-collar jobs and save the U.S. auto giant about $600 million a year.
New York is on the cusp of enacting a law that could help congressional Democrats gain access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, potentially opening the door for Congress to obtain tax records for any New York resident or business they want to investigate. That has some tax and ethics experts worried that Republicans and Democrats alike could use the provision and a similar one at the federal level to target political opponents or others to advance policy goals.
DALLAS — Several weeks ago, a 23-year-old transgender woman was beaten in a Dallas parking lot. On Saturday, she was fatally shot. At a Sunday news conference, Maj. Vincent Weddington of the Dallas Police Department said officers were called to the scene of a shooting around 7 a.m. Saturday. The victim, who he identified as Muhlaysia Booker, was discovered dead on arrival. The previous assault, on April 12, was recorded on a cellphone.
Phyllis Payne's family thought that she had died of natural causes. There was no reason to be suspicious when the spunky Texas grandmother, who had been spending the last years of her life in a retirement community in Dallas, passed away in April 2016 at the age of 91. "When they discovered her, they said she looked like she had just died in her sleep," her daughter, Loren Adair, told WFAA.
For decades, the faces of the American sports bettor were caricatures: a chain-smoker with a curled-up racing form, a bookie sitting in a dimly lit room, a shrieking tout wearing a gold chain and making dubious claims.