FBI Probe

WASHINGTON | Trump agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, bows to Flake, Dems

WASHINGTON — Reversing course, President Donald Trump bowed to Democrats’ demands Friday for a deeper FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake balked at voting for confirmation without it — a sudden turn that left Senate approval newly uncertain amid allegations of sexual assault. Kavanaugh’s nomination had appeared back … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, bows to Flake, Dems

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Ford lawyer thanks senators for new FBI probe

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford is praising the efforts of several senators who successfully pushed for a new FBI investigation of Ford’s sexual assault claim against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Debra Katz says Ford “welcomes this … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Ford lawyer thanks senators for new FBI probe

WASHINGTON  | GOP agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, delaying Senate vote

WASHINGTON  — After a dramatic flurry of last-minute negotiations, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh cleared a key procedural hurdle Friday, but his confirmation prospects were still deeply uncertain as Republicans agreed to ask for a new FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations. Under pressure from moderate members, Republican leaders said they would allow the new … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | GOP agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, delaying Senate vote

Plenty of opinions, but few solutions to fix college hoops

/February 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The cracked facade of NCAA hoops appears to be crumbling and while LeBron James, John Calipari and many agree that college basketball should be overhauled, there’s no consensus on how to repair the system. A federal investigation has alleged hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks being funneled … Continue reading Plenty of opinions, but few solutions to fix college hoops

Report: FBI probe moves into White House

WASHINGTON/May 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of “nut job” James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports Friday that pursued the president as he began his maiden foreign trip. White House … Continue reading Report: FBI probe moves into White House