Trump tells House GOP he won't sign Senate bill

The government funding package, which includes almost $8 billion in disaster aid for coastal hurricanes and California wildfires, now goes to the Senate, where its prospects are grim amid strong opposition from Democrats. The president has "very seri... More..

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Judge fiercely criticizes Trump ex-adviser Flynn; delays Russian Federation probe sentencing
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Judge fiercely criticizes Trump ex-adviser Flynn; delays Russian Federation probe sentencing

In the White House! Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation and whether the president obstructed the investigation. "And sometime people...More..

How Often Does Minnesota Have A White Christmas?
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

How Often Does Minnesota Have A White Christmas?

Compact snow on most routes in the Interior this morning. "A white Christmas is also likely in northern Wisconsin, the Arrowhead of Minnesota and northern MI, as well as in northern New England and northern NY"...More..

Trump is back to demanding a government shutdown
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Trump is back to demanding a government shutdown

President Donald Trump informed GOP leadership that he will not sign a continuing resolution passed by the Senate late Wednesday because it does not contain funding for his proposed wall along US southern...More..

Saudi Arabia announces new measures to overhaul intelligence agencies
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Saudi Arabia announces new measures to overhaul intelligence agencies

Journalists have died this year in Slovakia, where 27-year-old reporter Jan Kuciak was shot while investigating suspected corruption. Last week, CPJ reported that a near-record number of journalists arou...More..

READ: William Barr's Memo Bashing Robert Mueller's Obstruction Probe
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

READ: William Barr's Memo Bashing Robert Mueller's Obstruction Probe

He called the memo "almost tacky" and "at the very least unseemly". In the memo, which was sent to the Justice Department in June, Barr said that Mueller's inquiry into obstruction was "fatally misconceived" ...More..

United States says migrants will wait in Mexico after claiming asylum
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

United States says migrants will wait in Mexico after claiming asylum

Central American migrants taking part in a caravan heading to the USA, line up to borrow a sleeping pad, after arriving at a temporary shelter, set up in a stadium in Mexico City , Nov. Nielsen added: "We see...More..

US Defense Secretary Mattis to retire, Trump says
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

US Defense Secretary Mattis to retire, Trump says

His departure had been anticipated since Mr Trump announced on Wednesday he was withdrawing USA troops from Syria despite opposition from United States allies and top U.S. In reality, it was clear Mattis quit...More..

House Approves Criminal Justice Overhaul, Sends to President
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

House Approves Criminal Justice Overhaul, Sends to President

They already passed an earlier version of First Step, but it requires a new vote because of changes made in the Senate. Mr. Trump son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, has been working with senators ...More..

Speaker Ryan says Trump 'will not sign' bill to keep government open
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Speaker Ryan says Trump 'will not sign' bill to keep government open

Ryan spoke alongside House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy after meeting with Trump for almost an hour. House Republicans had serious concerns over funding and the wall but want to keep the government open,...More..

Denmark Calls Tourist Killings in Morocco an 'Act of Terror'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Denmark Calls Tourist Killings in Morocco an 'Act of Terror'

The one person arrested in connection with the murder is a member of an unnamed terrorist group , a prosecutor said Wednesday. Four suspects have been arrested after the bodies of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen...More..

Fox Host Calls Flynn Judge A Member Of Mueller's 'Witch Hunt'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Fox Host Calls Flynn Judge A Member Of Mueller's 'Witch Hunt'

Flynn attorney Robert Kelner asked Sullivan not to penalize Flynn for the sentencing memo arguments, saying they were mostly meant to differentiate Flynn from other defendants in Mueller's investigation who...More..

Russia, Iran and Turkey Seek Deal on New Syria Constitutional Body
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Russia, Iran and Turkey Seek Deal on New Syria Constitutional Body

Assad praised Iran and Russian Federation in stopping "the interference of some western states in the political track and consolidating the establishment of a political process led by the Syrians themselves a...More..

'Shocking, outrageous': USA charges Chinese hackers for industrial-scale theft
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

'Shocking, outrageous': USA charges Chinese hackers for industrial-scale theft

U.S. authorities said the two worked in association with the Chinese ministry of state security. US Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein said the defendants worked for a hacking group known as APT-10 and ...More..

Yemeni mother to see dying son after United States waives visa ban
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Yemeni mother to see dying son after United States waives visa ban

Shaima Swileh, who now lives in Egypt, was prevented initially from entering the USA due to the Trump administration's travel ban . Hassan is a US citizen who lives in Stockton, Calif. "Time is running out, ...More..

Ministers Accuse Remainer Chancellor of Slowing Down No Deal Brexit Preparations
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Ministers Accuse Remainer Chancellor of Slowing Down No Deal Brexit Preparations

Ministers insisted the steps were sensible precautions. "Just because you put a seat belt on doesn't mean you should crash the vehicle", Rudd said, according to another person familiar with the discussions. B...More..

UK Government caught amending Brexit documents
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

UK Government caught amending Brexit documents

As part of some of the more contentious aspects of the new immigration White Paper, the government will hold a consultation on a minimum salary requirement of 30,000 pounds for skilled migrants seeking five-yea...More..

Korea says it won’t denuclearize unless US removes threat
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Korea says it won’t denuclearize unless US removes threat

Now Pyongyang is demanding sanctions relief and has condemned United States insistence on its nuclear disarmament as "gangster-like", while Washington is pushing to maintain the measures against the North until...More..

Scandinavian Women Found Dead 'With Necks Slashed' In Morocco
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Scandinavian Women Found Dead 'With Necks Slashed' In Morocco

One of the women, 24 year old Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, came from Denmark to Morocco against her family's wishes. The women, from Denmark and Norway respectively, have not yet been named. The investigati...More..

Putin raises nuclear war threat
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Putin raises nuclear war threat

Nuclear war "can lead to the death of all civilisation and possibly even the planet itself", he said. "They want to make small scale nuclear weapons in order to use them tactically". Putin admitted he was sti...More..

What was Michelle Obama thinking after Trump's inauguration? 'Bye, Felicia'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

What was Michelle Obama thinking after Trump's inauguration? 'Bye, Felicia'

After calming down, he asks, "Is that what was going through your mind?" "A lot was going on that day ", she expressed. "That was a day ". "My daughters" friends decided they needed a sleepover for the la...More..

Trudeau: Third Canadian detained in China likely not linked to previous pair
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trudeau: Third Canadian detained in China likely not linked to previous pair

Earlier, foreign ministry spokeswoman Maegan Graveline said the government was "aware" of another Canadian citizen being detained in China, without providing further details. The latest detention comes with C...More..

When Bashir met Bashar: Sudan's president visits Damascus to meet Assad
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

When Bashir met Bashar: Sudan's president visits Damascus to meet Assad

Syria was expelled from the 22-member Arab League in November 2011 in response to the Syrian government's violent attacks on pro-democracy protests. Assad greeted the Sudanese president at the airport. A week...More..

DC sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

DC sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

Facebook has admitted that up to 87 million users may have had their data hijacked by Cambridge Analytica , which shut down weeks after the news emerged on its handling of private user information. "We're seek...More..

Trump to announce USA will withdraw troops from Syria
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Trump to announce USA will withdraw troops from Syria

WASHINGTON - The United States is planning a "full" and "rapid" withdrawal of USA forces from Syria as it nears the end of its campaign to retake all of the territory once held by Islamic State, according to C...More..

Benjamin Netanyahu's son suspended from Facebook for anti-Muslim comments
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Benjamin Netanyahu's son suspended from Facebook for anti-Muslim comments

In Iceland and Japan. In another post, he wrote that there were only two possible solutions for peace, either "all Jews leave [Israel] or all Muslims leave". He has previously been criticized for his boorish ...More..

Jeremy Corbyn appears to mouth 'stupid woman' at UK PM Theresa May
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn appears to mouth 'stupid woman' at UK PM Theresa May

Tory MP Vicky Ford said the Speaker had himself used the phrase "stupid woman". In response Mrs May said businesses are concerned because the Commons has failed to come to a decision on Brexit, and listed a...More..

Britain has 'dropped the vase' over Brexit 'chaos', says Dutch prime minister
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Britain has 'dropped the vase' over Brexit 'chaos', says Dutch prime minister

Conservative MP Steve Baker warned that Theresa May's Government would fall if it tried to halt or delay Brexit, or called a second referendum, which required an extension of the two-year Article 50 process ...More..

Mueller continues to be interested in interviewing Trump
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Mueller continues to be interested in interviewing Trump

Trump has repeatedly attacked the Mueller investigation, calling it a witch hunt and alleging without providing proof that some of Mueller's prosecutors are "angry" and politically biased. EDVA is also the juri...More..

Bahrain foreign minister defends Australia’s decision on Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Bahrain foreign minister defends Australia’s decision on Jerusalem

Mahathir who was in Bangkok to receive an honorary doctorate from Rangsit University critcized Australia's formal recognition of west Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The United States in May opened its embassy...More..