Nancy Pelosi Calls William Barr 'Deeply Concerning' as AG Nominee

Whitaker, a former United States attorney who is now acting head of the Justice Department, has drawn criticism for past business ventures and critical comments about the Mueller investigation before he joined the department. "I would have liked to... More..

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Trump says trade talks with China 'going very well'
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Trump says trade talks with China 'going very well'

Ahead of his attendance at former President George H.W. Bush's state funeral Wednesday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to express optimism about the state of trade negotiations with China followin...More..

Cohen revelations raise question: Can a sitting president be indicted?
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Cohen revelations raise question: Can a sitting president be indicted?

Trump is identified in this and other filings by US attorneys as "Individual-1", who "was elected President". "Mueller and his team of prosecutors have secured indictments, convictions and guilty pleas from peo...More..

Rudd suggests alternatives to May’s plan if Brexit deal defeated
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Rudd suggests alternatives to May’s plan if Brexit deal defeated

Norway plus would mean the United Kingdom remaining in the European Economic Area (EEA). Such an alternative "seems plausible not just in terms of the country but in terms of where the MPs are", she added,...More..

by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Putin stresses importance of regional stability in phone call with Netanyahu

A military spokeswoman told AFP the incident took place close to Yiftah, south of Metula , the town near which the tunnel from Lebanon was found. He said that the Israeli military had installed sensors east ...More..

His Last Words Before Execution: 'Beats Being on Death Row'
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

His Last Words Before Execution: 'Beats Being on Death Row'

His attorney has filed for a stay to the execution with the U.S. Supreme Court . It was only the second time Tennessee had put an inmate to death in the electric chair since 1960. Earlier on Thursday, Gov. B...More..

Parts Of North Carolina Told To Brace For Major Winter Storm
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Parts Of North Carolina Told To Brace For Major Winter Storm

A light wintry mix remains possible Saturday into Saturday night with 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation possible across northwest Arkansas, mainly in the higher terrain areas. We might see some snow in the...More..

House Committee Releases Transcript of Interview With Ex-FBI Head Comey
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

House Committee Releases Transcript of Interview With Ex-FBI Head Comey

Comey asked rhetorically. "I don't think that the FBI and special counsel want me answering questions that may relate to their investigation of Russian interference during 2016". The Florida congressman Ted Deu...More..

Growing concern for missing British backpacker in New Zealand
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Growing concern for missing British backpacker in New Zealand

In Auckland, she stayed at a backpacker hostel and the family last had contact with her on the day she vanished. More than 25 Police staff are now working on the investigation into the disappearance of Engli...More..

Body found in NZ search for missing British backpacker
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Body found in NZ search for missing British backpacker

At 9.41pm Millane and the 26-year-old man taken in by police today were seen on CCTV entering CityLife Hotel, which has entrances on both Queen and Durham Sts. "At this stage we are not able to confirm whether ...More..

Trump lashes out at Russian Federation probe ahead of expected new details
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Trump lashes out at Russian Federation probe ahead of expected new details

They bring the legal peril from multiple investigations closer than ever to Trump, tying him to an illegal hush money payment scheme and contradicting his claims that he had nothing to do with Russian Federatio...More..

Britain promises not to extradite Julian Assange
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Britain promises not to extradite Julian Assange

President Moreno also said, "I do not like the presence of Mr. Assange in the Ecuadorean embassy , but we have been respectful of his human rights". " There is a path for Mr Assange to take the decision to e...More..

If US builds missiles, so will we - Putin
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

If US builds missiles, so will we - Putin

President Trump said in... Pompeo said at a meeting with fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation foreign ministers on Tuesday that there was no reason why the USA "should continue to cede this crucial milit...More..

US warship challenges Russia claims in Sea of Japan
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

US warship challenges Russia claims in Sea of Japan

Nor did the Navy leave any ambiguity about why the USS McCampbell made the journey. "These operations demonstrate the United States will fly, sail and operate wherever global law allows", US Navy spokeswo...More..

Ukrainian Embassy in Nigeria condemns Russia’s seizure of ships
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Ukrainian Embassy in Nigeria condemns Russia’s seizure of ships

For its part the Russian Ministry of Defense declared that its army in Eastern Crimea which Moscow grasped from Ukraine in 2014 administered a military drill with its Pantsir anti-aircraft missile systems. Po...More..

Venezuelan president arrives in Moscow to meet with Putin
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Venezuelan president arrives in Moscow to meet with Putin

While he won the May elections, most of the global community did not recognize the results. Earlier this year the former footballer was also seen supporting Maduro during his presidential election campaign....More..

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to resign
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to resign

Kelly was not at work Friday morning, though an ally said he was simply taking a day off and would be at the White House for a holiday staff dinner Friday night. Vanity Fair reported Kelly shouldered most o...More..

Kagame critic 'not guilty' of inciting insurrection
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Kagame critic 'not guilty' of inciting insurrection

A panel of three judges ruled that the prosecution failed to prove that Rwigara had personally forged signatures. Her bail comes days after Kagame gave clemency to 2,140 convicts, including a woman who had al...More..

US conducts 'extraordinary flight' over Ukraine after Russian Federation ship seizure
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

US conducts 'extraordinary flight' over Ukraine after Russian Federation ship seizure

Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak told reporters on Friday that his country intends to send naval ships through the Kerch Strait soon, saying that "otherwise Russian Federation will fully occupy the ...More..

Neo-nazi guilty of murder over Charlottesville riots
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Neo-nazi guilty of murder over Charlottesville riots

Sentencing will begin on Monday when jurors will be given the option to recommend between 20 years and life for the murder conviction. Lunsford said Fields only drove into the crowd out of fear after finding ...More..

6 dead, dozens hurt in nightclub stampede on Italy's coast
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

6 dead, dozens hurt in nightclub stampede on Italy's coast

Local media report around 120 people were injured, including 35 who were taken to hospital. Fire brigades said the stampede took place in the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, near Ancona, ...More..

Search for Grace Millane now murder investigation
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Search for Grace Millane now murder investigation

Police said they are still looking for Ms Millane, 22, who was last seen in the city on December 1, although evidence suggested she had been killed. "He was brought back to the Auckland Central Police Station...More..

John Kelly Was Questioned By Mueller Team About Obstruction
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

John Kelly Was Questioned By Mueller Team About Obstruction

The president began Friday by attacking the soon-to-be published report by special counsel Robert Mueller . McGahn had refused to publicly deny the reporting. Kelly has seen his status as chief of staff dimini...More..

Washington's incoming United Nations ambassador sign of declining diplomatic clout
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Washington's incoming United Nations ambassador sign of declining diplomatic clout

Ambassador Nikki Haley . Bloomberg said Ms Nauert would be an unorthodox choice, given the little experience she had in government or foreign policy before she took up the role at the state department. M...More..

Huawei exec faces United States fraud charges linked to Iran, court hears
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Huawei exec faces United States fraud charges linked to Iran, court hears

While there is some fear that the arrest could hurt talks between the USA and China to end the current trade war between the two countries, Canadian prosecutors have called Ming a flight risk and have request...More..

Haley Scolds UN on Anti-Semitism as Body Fails to Condemn Hamas
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Haley Scolds UN on Anti-Semitism as Body Fails to Condemn Hamas

The General Assembly took a procedural vote before voting on the resolution, and decided that a two-thirds majority would be needed to pass it. The last time the USA put forth a motion condemning Hamas , in ...More..

German conservatives to replace Merkel with Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as party head
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

German conservatives to replace Merkel with Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as party head

The politician is a supporter of the German Chancellor's policies and has been often referred to as Mrs Merkel's "protege" or even "Mini Merkel". Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, a Merkel ally, said: "I am co...More..

Trump Announces Bill Barr As His Attorney General Pick
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Trump Announces Bill Barr As His Attorney General Pick

The post of attorney general has vexed Mr. Trump since the early days of his presidency, when Mr. Sessions recused himself from overseeing an investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation...More..

He was U.S. attorney general 25 years ago. Trump wants him back
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

He was U.S. attorney general 25 years ago. Trump wants him back

With the current session of Congress set to soon end, anyone Trump nominates may have to wait until well into 2019 for confirmation. Barr was attorney general between 1991 and 1993, serving in the Justice D...More..

Donald Trump Rages On Twitter Ahead Of Developments In Mueller Probe
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Donald Trump Rages On Twitter Ahead Of Developments In Mueller Probe

He noted that the last time Comey publicly testified before Congress, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director responded almost 100 times with some variation of, "I can not answer that question in th...More..