Steve Bannon Refused To Answer Congress's Questions In Russia Probe, Says Top Democrat

Steve Bannon declined to answer questions about his time in the White House and refused to abide by a subpoena issued by the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon invoked executive privilege and refused to answer the House Intelligence Committee’s questions during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday, according to severalmedia … Read more

Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more cops

-1Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more copsAn undocumented immigrant who admitted to shooting and killing two Northern California police officers in October 2014 said in court on Tuesday that he regrets not killing more cops.An undocumented immigrant who admitted to shooting and killing two Northern California police officers … Read more

Japanese News Outlet Mistakenly Sends North Korean Missile Alert

For more news videos visit Yahoo View.A Japanese broadcaster on Tuesday erroneously sent a mobile app alert announcing that North Korea had launched a missile.“North Korea likely to have launched missile. The government J alert: evacuate inside the building or underground,” warned the alert, sent by the broadcaster NHK.NHK issued an apology minutes later and said … Read more

How to protect your family against the spread of the flu

This year’s outbreak is widespread in every state but Hawaii, and has gotten so bad in Alabama that the governor has declared a public health emergency.Watch Watch “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt,” providing reports and analysis of the day’s most newsworthy national and international events.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map

The Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg in 2011.  (Daniel Shanken / Reuters)HARRISBURG, Pa. ― A plurality of state Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared open to the possibility that the Pennsylvania congressional map may violate the state’s constitution, but during oral argument seemed unclear as to how to remedy the situation. The state’s map, which has been … Read more

House GOP sees a deal to avert shutdown; Senate forecast is dim

WASHINGTON — House Republicans are confident they have the votes to pass a short-term government funding bill before Friday’s deadline to keep the government open, leadership aides tell World News. But the measure’s prospects in the Senate remain much dimmer, keeping the chance of a government shutdown alive. The uncertainty over the fate of a … Read more

What happens if the government shuts down?

WASHINGTON — The White House and Congress have yet to reach a deal on funding the federal government, raising the prospect of a partial shutdown as early as this weekend. What happens if they don’t? Here’s what you need to know. Why are we talking about a shutdown again? The government is operating on a … Read more

DHS moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas

The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti — which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week — from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers. The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to prohibit people from Haiti, as well as Belize and Samoa, from applying for … Read more

Stormy Daniels described affair with Donald Trump in 2011 interview

Adult movie actress Stormy Daniels purportedly denied having an extramarital affair with Donald Trump back in 2006, but she told a different story in 2011, according to a recently rediscovered magazine interview published Wednesday. InTouch magazine has just made public a 7-year-old interview with Daniels in which she claims that a sexual relationship with Trump … Read more

U.S. withholds hurricane emergency loan sought by Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria has been temporarily withheld by federal officials who say the U.S. territory is not facing a cash shortage like it has repeatedly warned about in recent months. Officials with the Federal Emergency … Read more