Ocasio-Cortez campaign fined for lapse in worker's compensation coverage

Even some progressives who admire AOC, as she's nicknamed, told Politico that they worry she's not using her notoriety effectively. "With all respect, I certainly hope she's not the future and I don't believe she is", he said . They both unseate... More..

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Trump's former lawyer to testify before House oversight panel
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Trump's former lawyer to testify before House oversight panel

Like it or not, Cohen will be airing the administration's dirty laundry under oath in front of a government committee in February, something which is likely to cost traders, economists, and of course, President...More..

Robert Mueller met with Trump's pollster
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Robert Mueller met with Trump's pollster

According to CNN , Manafort told his accountant in a November 2016 email to expect a $2.4 million payment for consulting work he performed in Ukraine. Manafort, who sat in a wheelchair during a court hearing...More..

by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Trump floats 'path to citizenship', says H1B changes coming soon

The H1-B visa program allows companies to hire foreign workers for some skilled occupations. Because the current system imposes a seven per cent per country quota on allotment of Green Cards or the Legal Perman...More..

Australia praises Thai action on Saudi woman seeking asylum
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Australia praises Thai action on Saudi woman seeking asylum

In a statement to 10 daily, a spokesperson for the department said it would consider her referral for resettlement in Australia. Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is now staying in a Bangkok hotel unde...More..

Rajasthan: Baby split in half, head left in womb during delivery
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Rajasthan: Baby split in half, head left in womb during delivery

After the incident, the nurse along with a colleague deposited the lower part of the foetus in the centre's mortuary and asked the family of the victim to take her to Jaisalmer for further treatment. The body s...More..

Chinese Huawei employee arrested on spying charge in Poland
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Chinese Huawei employee arrested on spying charge in Poland

Polish state TV, which is close to the government, identified the Chinese man as Weijing W., saying he was a director in Poland at Huawei, the Chinese conglomerate that produces telecommunications equipment and...More..

Ireland to receive migrants after Malta agreement
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Ireland to receive migrants after Malta agreement

A mother and a child disembark from a patrol boat in Malta. The European Union's top migration official has thanked EU countries for agreeing to host 49 rescued migrants stranded at sea but complained that it...More..

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Extreme Southern Maryland
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Extreme Southern Maryland

If you have any travels tonight or tomorrow you will want to give yourself extra time, patience, and caution. In parts of the 77 corridor and Southside, ice accumulation on top of some accumulations of snow w...More..

US military removes some equipment from Syria; Russia sckeptical
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

US military removes some equipment from Syria; Russia sckeptical

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the conflict in Syria through a network of activists on the ground, said the withdrawal began Thursday night. USA forces' vehicles and struc...More..

Donald Trump threatens emergency powers to pay for wall
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Donald Trump threatens emergency powers to pay for wall

The Washington Post , citing two unnamed sources, reported that the White House was laying the groundwork for declaring an emergency that would let Trump build sections of a wall , possibly using funds from t...More..

Sheriff says missing Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs has been found alive
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Sheriff says missing Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs has been found alive

Sheriff Scott Fitzgerald continued to urge the public to come forward with tips and to keep the story in front of people for as long as possible. A post on the group late on Thursday read: "We know that emoti...More..

Europe Just Got Hit With a Massive Wave of Auto Job Cuts
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Europe Just Got Hit With a Massive Wave of Auto Job Cuts

A downturn in Chinese sales, a fall in diesel sales and concerns about the competitiveness of the United Kingdom after Brexit are the reasons for the cuts, the BBC has said. Unite national officer Des Quinn...More..

by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Australian police charge man over hazardous parcels sent to diplomatic offices

On Wednesday suspicious packages were received at embassies in Canberra as well as the US, Pakistani, Swiss, Indian, South Korean, New Zealand, Greek, French, Italian, Spanish and Turkish consulates in Melbo...More..

Pro-Israeli BDS bill stalls in US Senate
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Pro-Israeli BDS bill stalls in US Senate

Even with temporary Democratic opposition, three senators from their side of the aisle - Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Doug Jones of Alabama and the newly elected Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona - voted to move forwa...More..

Man authorities believe shot Texas girl charged with murder
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Man authorities believe shot Texas girl charged with murder

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Larry D. Woodruffe, 24, is the suspected gunman in the drive-by shooting of Jazmine Barnes , who was killed December 30 while driving with her family to the grocery st...More..

'Segregated' classroom photo sparks race row in South Africa
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

'Segregated' classroom photo sparks race row in South Africa

The viral picture that led South Africans to label Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke racist, merely captured a moment and was not a true reflection of the school ethos, the school's governing body said on Thursday. ...More..

Pompeo Seeks to Soothe Strains With Surprise Visit to Iraq
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Pompeo Seeks to Soothe Strains With Surprise Visit to Iraq

Dunford did not say this during his meetings [Tuesday] with Turkish defense officials", a Joint Staff statement said . The US, which has supplied arms to the Kurds , has repeatedly praised the units in their ...More..

Roommate steals winning lotto ticket in Vacaville CA, police say
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Roommate steals winning lotto ticket in Vacaville CA, police say

The next day, the real ticket was allegedly presented by the winner's roommate at a lottery office - where he was told the ticket was really worth $10 million, not $10,000. Presumably the original owner of ...More..

Millionaire's Wife 'Kidnapped,' Cryptocurrency Ransom Request Received
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Millionaire's Wife 'Kidnapped,' Cryptocurrency Ransom Request Received

Police had no indication whether Falkevik Hagen was dead or alive. The ransom payment was requested in the cryptocurrency monero to make it harder to trace a transaction, dailies Aftenposten and VG repo...More..

Congo: Opposition Leader Tshisekedi Wins Presidential Vote
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Congo: Opposition Leader Tshisekedi Wins Presidential Vote

Main opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was Thursday named the provisional victor in Kinshasa after a delayed count. The son of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's ( DRC ) veteran opposition leader has...More..

Kim Jong Un's motorcade heads out on day 2 of China trip
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Kim Jong Un's motorcade heads out on day 2 of China trip

It wasn't clear from the reports if Kim was in back in the North, but his train presumably would arrive sometime Thursday. During the visit, the North Korean leader met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and v...More..

Ex-Goldman banker accused over 1MDB loses bail bid
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Ex-Goldman banker accused over 1MDB loses bail bid

The journalists reviewed minutes from meetings between Chinese and Malaysian officials that had not been disclosed before. Malaysian investigations into 1MDB were relaunched by the new government led by Pri...More..

Trump threatens to stop federal aid for California wildfires
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Trump threatens to stop federal aid for California wildfires

In a tweet Friday morning, President Donald Trump threatened to cut of FEMA funding in California due to improper forest management. "Even if we eliminated all habitat for riparian species and fish, and all...More..

Rosenstein expected to leave Department of Justice once new attorney general confirmed
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Rosenstein expected to leave Department of Justice once new attorney general confirmed

Attorney General Jeff Sessions at a summit about combating human trafficking at the Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., February 2, 2018. Rosenstein began overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's...More..

Paul Manafort Allegedly Shared 2016 Polling With Russia-Linked Associate
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Paul Manafort Allegedly Shared 2016 Polling With Russia-Linked Associate

Manafort misled prosecutors in debriefings about his communications and a meeting with Konstantin Kilimnik, an associate with ties to Russian intelligence, according to a December 7 filing by Mueller. "Issues a...More..

Suspicious Packages Delivered To Multiple Foreign Consulates In Melbourne And ACT
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Suspicious Packages Delivered To Multiple Foreign Consulates In Melbourne And ACT

It was not immediately known which countries' diplomatic missions in the national capital, Canberra , were affected. SYDNEY: Pakistan's mission in Melbourne was among the those global consulates and embass...More..

UNHCR finds Australia-bound Saudi teen to be refugee
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

UNHCR finds Australia-bound Saudi teen to be refugee

The teenager, who claimed that she has been physically and mentally abused by her family, attracted global media attention when she made a desperate call for asylum through her Twitter account claiming that she...More..

Woman dies after being found unconscious in clothing donation bin
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Woman dies after being found unconscious in clothing donation bin

Instead, the engineering instructor said he believes retrofitting the individual bins would be a less expensive and sustainable option before a safer, standardized design can be developed in the future. Jeremy ...More..

Russian lawyer from Trump Tower meeting charged in money laundering case
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Russian lawyer from Trump Tower meeting charged in money laundering case

And it renews questions about the circumstances of the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, which also was attended by Donald Trump Jr. and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. Prevezon settled the civil case in 2017 but b...More..