November 25th @ 7:30 PM GMT
Yahoo! President-elect Donald Trump has named Washington attorney Donald McGahn as his White House Counsel, a senior transition official told Reuters on Friday. A former chairman of the Federal Election Commission and considered a top elections lawyer, McGahn may be charged with untangling the thicket of potential conflicts of interest that Trump, a real estate mogul with holdings all over the world, presents. Trump has said that as president, he will try to separate himself from running his compa... (Politics)
November 28th @ 12:25 AM GMT
Yahoo! (Reuters) - U.S. authorities said on Sunday they had no plans to forcibly remove activists protesting plans to run an oil pipeline beneath a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota, despite telling them to leave by early December. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages the federal land where the main camp protesting the Dakota Access pipeline is located, said last week it would close public access to the area north of the Cannonball River on Dec. 5 On Sunday, ... (U.S. News)
November 28th @ 6:46 PM GMT
CNN Wisconsin election officials pledged Monday they would oversee a fast and fair recount of the presidential vote there, as they race to beat a federal deadline for getting it done done,but they declined a request to conduct the new tally by hand. (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:11 PM GMT
CNN A federal judge on Monday granted Dylann Roof's motion to represent himself, and Roof is being permitted to object if he feels potential jurors are not fit to serve on the jury deciding his fate. (Top Stories)
November 26th @ 7:36 PM GMT
Yahoo! The Latest on the protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local): (U.S. News)
November 25th @ 8:13 PM GMT
Yahoo! President-elect Donald Trump announced Friday that he had picked election lawyer Donald McGahn, a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, to be his White House counsel. White House counsel is usually an under-the-radar position in an administration, but Trump is bringing an unprecedented tangle of ongoing legal matters and potential conflicts of interest with him to the White House. (Politics)
November 25th @ 4:10 PM GMT
Reuters Accused white supremacist Dylann Roof is mentally competent to stand trial for the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church last year, a federal judge ruled on Friday. (U.S. News)
November 28th @ 11:03 AM GMT
Yahoo! U.S. wind and solar companies for the first time gave more money to Republicans than Democrats during the 2016 election cycle, according to federal campaign disclosures, part of a years-long effort to expand renewable energys appeal beyond liberal environmentalists. The industry is now hoping its strategy of reaching across the political divide will pay off in the form of Congressional support as Republican Donald Trump, a climate change skeptic who has expressed doubts about the role of cl... (Politics)
November 27th @ 1:11 AM GMT
CNN One person is in custody after three Starbucks coffee shops were vandalized in Albuquerque, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (U.S. News)
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