Sen. Booker speaks in Austin following ‘Spartacus moment’ during Kavanaugh hearings

The activists have stated they intend to return the funds to donors if Senator Collins votes against Mr Kavanaugh. The votes are there even if Collins of ME and Murkowski of Alaska vote against him, as there are some red state Democrats such as Jos... More..

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Man in Idlib fearing chemical attack makes gas mask from party cups
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Man in Idlib fearing chemical attack makes gas mask from party cups

The raids reportedly wounded five rebels in Latamneh and knocked the village's underground hospital out of action, just a day after strikes damaged a similar health facility in Idlib's southern town of Hass, ...More..

Intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike U.S. Southeast
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Intensifying Hurricane Florence could strike U.S. Southeast

Just had calls with South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster , North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam regarding the incoming storm. Material from the Associated Press was u...More..

Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro stabbed, has liver injury
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro stabbed, has liver injury

Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro grimaces right after being stabbed in the stomach during a campaign rally in Juiz de Fora, Brazil , Sept. 6, 2018. A spokeswoman for the hospital in the city of Juiz de ...More..

Russian nationals identified as suspects over Salisbury nerve agent attack on Skripals
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Russian nationals identified as suspects over Salisbury nerve agent attack on Skripals

British prosecutors on Wednesday charged two Russian nationals with the attack on the Skripals in the English city of Salisbury using the nerve agent Novichok. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday ...More..

Obama demands return to 'sanity' in politics in second swipe at Trump
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Obama demands return to 'sanity' in politics in second swipe at Trump

President Trump pretended to be unmoved, saying, "I watched it but I fell asleep". Obama's speech castigated Trump as the product of a party that long ago went mad. Obama also delivered a message via a NowTh...More..

Ex-Trump campaign aide jailed in Russian Federation probe
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign aide jailed in Russian Federation probe

That sparked a counterintelligence investigation that has became the ongoing effort led by former FBI Director Mueller to get to the bottom of Russia's attack on the 2016 election - and whether any Americans ...More..

Long-range missiles missing from North Korea anniversary parade
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Long-range missiles missing from North Korea anniversary parade

Visiting media representatives in recent days have been invited to tour cutting-edge facilities and historical sites, as Kim has pledged to boost the country's economy instead of developing nuclear weapons and ...More..

Landmark Verdict in India Scraps Law Criminalizing Homosexuality
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Landmark Verdict in India Scraps Law Criminalizing Homosexuality

Gay sex had been punishable by up to 10 years in jail. Anti-section 377 activists then submitted a "curative petition" - a formal request to review an earlier court order perceived as a "miscarriage of justice"...More..

Ex-Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days in prison
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days in prison

Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert S Mueller III had asked the judge to sentence Papadopoulos to six months in prison, saying his false statements "were meant to harm the investigation, and did so...More..

Turkey calls for ceasefire in Syria's Idlib, Russia opposes
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Turkey calls for ceasefire in Syria's Idlib, Russia opposes

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged Damascus against launching a battle to retake Idlib, the last major chunk of Syria still in opposition hands. Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior aide in...More..

'Idiot,' 'Unhinged,' A 'Sixth-Grader': Aides Fault Trump In Explosive New Book
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

'Idiot,' 'Unhinged,' A 'Sixth-Grader': Aides Fault Trump In Explosive New Book

The writer of the Times op-ed said Trump aides are aware of the president's faults and " many of the senior officials in his own administration are working diligently from within to frustrate parts of his ag...More..

Mueller Will Accept Some Written Answers From Trump ZlotoNews
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Mueller Will Accept Some Written Answers From Trump ZlotoNews

Mueller's decision to accept at least some written responses represents a concession to Trump's legal team, which since December has resisted the special counsel's efforts to interview the president. For one th...More..

United States to charge North Korean hacker over 2014 Sony cyber-attack
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

United States to charge North Korean hacker over 2014 Sony cyber-attack

Another high-profile cyberattack the U.S. believed to be carried out by North Korea was the illicit transfer of $81m from a Bangladeshi bank in 2016. It's unlikely he will be extradited because the US has no ...More..

Trump suggests anonymous author was a 'low-level' staffer
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Trump suggests anonymous author was a 'low-level' staffer

Some say the essay was the pathetic "me too" effort by The New York Times to match the scoops in Woodward's book published in The Washington Post. Meanwhile Trump's United Nations envoy Nikki Haley was aske...More..

Trump Again Lashes Out at Sessions
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Trump Again Lashes Out at Sessions

Last month Duncan Hunter , a California representative, was charged with the misuse of campaign funds while Chris Collins of NY was indicted for insider trading . "I'm disappointed Google decided against ...More..

U.S. sees assault on Idlib as escalation of Syria conflict - Pompeo
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

U.S. sees assault on Idlib as escalation of Syria conflict - Pompeo

The explosions rocked the area in al-Ghab plains, south of idlib and came after rebels detected government troop movement in the area, according to Rami Abdurrahman, head of the war monitoring Syrian Observator...More..

PM Imran Khan ropes in foreign experts to rebuild Pakistan's debt-ridden economy
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

PM Imran Khan ropes in foreign experts to rebuild Pakistan's debt-ridden economy

Referring to the global agreements inherited from the previous government, Khan said his government would review all of them and would cancel any that were proven to be against the national interest. The Paki...More..

Typhoon Jebi sends 2,600-tonne tanker crashing into a bridge in Japan
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Typhoon Jebi sends 2,600-tonne tanker crashing into a bridge in Japan

Services from Tokyo to Osaka were running reduced operations, while more than 500 flights were cancelled. It made landfall around midday in southwestern Japan near areas still recovering from deadly record ...More..

Trump personally lobbying GOP senators to flip on Sessions
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trump personally lobbying GOP senators to flip on Sessions

Some Republicans in Congress who have defended Sessions have made room for the president's intense criticisms. Trump said in a Twitter post on Saturday that Sessions "doesn't understand what is happening un...More..

Trump Mocks Attorney General Sessions for Republican Indictments
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trump Mocks Attorney General Sessions for Republican Indictments

In particular, Napolitano turned a critical eye to Trump's tweet attacking Sessions for letting the Department of Justice file charges against Reps. The president apparently was referring to the current inves...More..

Deputy shoots gunman at Del Mar Racetrack before Ice Cube concert
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Deputy shoots gunman at Del Mar Racetrack before Ice Cube concert

Authorities said a man fired his gun near the race track and a deputy returned fire. Ice Cube tweeted at his fans, "come see ya homie Cube... but leave the strap at home". No one else is believed to have ...More..

Former President Da Silva Barred From Contesting For President
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Former President Da Silva Barred From Contesting For President

Lula is ineligible for office under Brazil's "Clean Slate" law, which prohibits candidates from running if they have convictions that have been upheld on appeal. "The party stressed, 'We are going to defend Lul...More..

Chinese tech billionaire busted over sex crime allegations
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Chinese tech billionaire busted over sex crime allegations

Reports in China suggested 44-year-old Liu, who is worth $8 billion, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a Chinese student at the University of Minnesota. Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder said Sund...More..

Pakistan reacts after US cuts $300 million military aid
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Pakistan reacts after US cuts $300 million military aid

Faulkner also said that another $500 million in CSF was stripped by the Congress from Pakistan earlier this year , which brings the total withheld funds to $800 million. "We will listen to their point of vie...More..

Republicans 'cherry-picked' Russian Federation probe documents to quiz US official: Democrats
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Republicans 'cherry-picked' Russian Federation probe documents to quiz US official: Democrats

They discussed the matter when meeting for breakfast on July 30, 2016, according to the report. Who is Bruce Ohr , and why is Trump tweeting about not only about him but Ohr's wife as well? "Absolutely", H...More..

Freeland, Lighthizer resume NAFTA talks as Trump's Friday deadline looms
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Freeland, Lighthizer resume NAFTA talks as Trump's Friday deadline looms

I am used to it. "Ultimately, we've got huge issues that are still to be resolved", said Jerry Dias, head of Canada's influential Unifor labor union. Such a move, experts warn, would inflict heavy damage on t...More..

Obama, Bush - not Trump - give McCain presidential farewell
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Obama, Bush - not Trump - give McCain presidential farewell

Bush and Barack Obama are among the speakers who will pay tribute to the late Arizona senator. McCain was a decorated veteran who was held for more than five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. Inside th...More..

Fearing 'perfect storm' United Nations urges evacuation of civilians from Idlib
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Fearing 'perfect storm' United Nations urges evacuation of civilians from Idlib

Fearing a similar military offensive by the regime, the United Nations envoy for Syria proposed August 30 that civilians holed up in Idlib could evacuate to government areas. The foreign minister was speaking...More..

Four dead after Greyhound bus and truck crash head-on in New Mexico
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Four dead after Greyhound bus and truck crash head-on in New Mexico

According to the New Mexico State Police , preliminary information suggested the semi-tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on Interstate 40 about 100 miles west of Albuquerque, N.M., when one of its tires bl...More..