Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

Rosenstein, who had appointed Mueller in May 2017 and signed off on the office of special counsel's work since then, still manages the investigation day to day even though ultimate oversight now rests with Whitaker. In a statement Monday, Justice D... More..

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Sixteen House Democrats oppose Pelosi, offer no rival
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Sixteen House Democrats oppose Pelosi, offer no rival

That means Pelosi could lose as many as 15 Democratic votes when she stands for election as speaker January 3. Democrats will soon control 233 seats, meaning Pelosi can only lose 15 legislators in her fight to ...More..

Netanyahu's government survives as Israel coalition partners back down on ultimatum
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Netanyahu's government survives as Israel coalition partners back down on ultimatum

The victory served as a reminder that Netanyahu, despite his legal trouble and his occasionally rebellious coalition partners, remains firmly in control of the Israeli political realm nearly 10 years into his p...More..

Trump, GOP get millions, Miriam Adelson gets Presidential Medal of Freedom
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Trump, GOP get millions, Miriam Adelson gets Presidential Medal of Freedom

White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said Trump used the process follow by previous administrations to settle on his group of honorees. Alyssa Farrah, Vice President Mike Pence's current press secretary, ...More..

France's Macron says no comment on Trump's tweet attack
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

France's Macron says no comment on Trump's tweet attack

In five posts sent on Tuesday after his visit to France, Trump blasted the key USA ally over its near defeat to Germany in two world wars, its wine industry and Macron's approval ratings. Trump tweeted on Tu...More..

Democrat concedes to Republican in Florida governor race
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Democrat concedes to Republican in Florida governor race

Democrat Andrew Gillum says in ending his bid for Florida governor that the race "has been the journey of our lives" for the candidate and his wife R. Counties have until noon on Sunday to file their official...More..

Trump Insists Raking Would Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Trump Insists Raking Would Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels

Deputies found eight more bodies Friday, bringing the death toll to 71. The wildfire this time all but razed the town of Paradise, population 27,000, and heavily damaged the outlying communities of Magalia an...More..

Democratic Challenger Katie Porter Defeats Mimi Walters In OC’s 45th District
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Democratic Challenger Katie Porter Defeats Mimi Walters In OC’s 45th District

He fended off a challenge from Jim Jordan , the co-founder of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. On Thursday, McCarthy sought to downplay Republican losses in the House. House Democrats will hold their e...More..

Kim Jong Un tests Trump’s faith with new ‘tactical weapon’
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Kim Jong Un tests Trump’s faith with new ‘tactical weapon’

A meeting in NY planned this month between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea's Kim Yong Chol, a senior aide to Kim, was postponed. Yang said the latest North Korean test won't completely bre...More..

Wildfires Wreak Havoc On California, Including A Thousand Oaks Still In Mourning
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Wildfires Wreak Havoc On California, Including A Thousand Oaks Still In Mourning

Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Intense winds and low humidity are feeding the flames. Fire officials said it could take days to figure out how many people died. 9, 2018. The fire had...More..

Rightwing author Jerome Corsi: I expect Mueller to indict me
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Rightwing author Jerome Corsi: I expect Mueller to indict me

Corsi's fans are making donations on the live-stream. But he said talks with investigators recently had 'blown up'. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III, who presided over Manafort's first federal trial, openly...More..

Escalation on Gaza kills six Palestinians in less than 24 hours
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Escalation on Gaza kills six Palestinians in less than 24 hours

Missile defences intercepted dozens of rockets from Gaza and most others fell in open areas, though some hit houses and other civilian structures, the military said. Warplanes also destroyed the premises of H...More..

Mattis to meet with troops deployed at US-Mexico border
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Mattis to meet with troops deployed at US-Mexico border

Mexico has offered refuge, asylum or work visas, and its government said Monday that 2,697 temporary visas had been issued to individuals and families to cover them during the 45-day application process for mo...More..

Boeing shares hit after weak delivery numbers for 737
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Boeing shares hit after weak delivery numbers for 737

Intan Syari's fiance, medical doctor Rio Nanda Pratama, was among 189 people on the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane who died when it crashed a few minutes after taking off from Jakarta on October 29 . The directive...More..

ASEAN and China tout progress over South China Sea
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

ASEAN and China tout progress over South China Sea

That raises questions about the longer-term prospects for RCEP , which began life as an effort by ASEAN to bring its individual trade deals with China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand unde...More..

Gaza-Israel frontier calms as ceasefire takes hold
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Gaza-Israel frontier calms as ceasefire takes hold

First he would finalise a ceasefire agreement with Hamas through Egyptian mediators and buy himself a period of quiet on Israel's border with Gaza . Liberman's move makes flawless sense, if one considers t...More..

Turkey: ‘Atrocious’ recording suggests killer used drugs
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Turkey: ‘Atrocious’ recording suggests killer used drugs

Canada's spy chief David Vigneault travelled to Turkey at Trudeau's request to discuss the investigation into Khashoggi's death, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) confirmed. Trudeau said Monday ...More..

White House Reporters Must 'Treat The Presidency With Respect'
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

White House Reporters Must 'Treat The Presidency With Respect'

CNN journalist Abby Phillip asks President Donald Trump a question as he speaks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. Trump also raised eyebrows earlie...More..

Police arrest woman in Australian needle-in-strawberry scare
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Police arrest woman in Australian needle-in-strawberry scare

Queensland Police said it has conducted a national investigation "with multiple government, law enforcement and intelligence agencies " - as well as a police task force in the state. It was followed by needle...More..

Turkey gave Khashoggi murder tapes to key foreign nations - Erdogan
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

Turkey gave Khashoggi murder tapes to key foreign nations - Erdogan

Nader and Zamel, who are both witnesses in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, have been questioned by prosecutors about their discussions with United States and...More..

Ends refueling of Saudi planes
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Ends refueling of Saudi planes

The Saudi statement said it had "increased its capability to independently conduct inflight refueling", and therefore "requested cessation of inflight refueling support for its operations in Yemen". The Penta...More..

Macron and Merkel lay wreath at WW1 armistice site
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Macron and Merkel lay wreath at WW1 armistice site

The cemetery is located on the site of a World War I battle, in which Americans and French forces battled German force in 1918, killing over 1,800 Americans troops. Discussing the threat from cyber-hacking an...More..

Pompeo meeting with North Korean envoy delayed
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Pompeo meeting with North Korean envoy delayed

Pyongyang accused Washington of derailing commitments made by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump at their June summit in Singapore . In mid-October, Pompeo evoked the possibil...More..

Boeing Jet Crash-Lands At Guyana Airport, 6 Injured: Minister
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Boeing Jet Crash-Lands At Guyana Airport, 6 Injured: Minister

But while airline officials reported two of the 128 people on the plane were taken to hospital as a precaution, Global Affairs said all Canadians on board were believed to be unhurt. "I'm still shaking, I'm so ...More..

No allegations of criminal activity in Florida election, law enforcement says
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

No allegations of criminal activity in Florida election, law enforcement says

There are several races too close to call in Arizona, especially the Senate race between Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema and Republican candidate Martha McSally. That year's recounts in Broward and other co...More..