Protests to protect Robert Mueller planned nationwide after Jeff Sessions firing

Trump had repeatedly criticized Sessions for recusing himself from any investigation into potential Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election . Justice Department officials said his taking over for his boss was, at the very least, "aw... More..

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13 dead, including gunman, after shooting at California bar during college night
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

13 dead, including gunman, after shooting at California bar during college night

The bar is near several colleges, and is a popular spot for students Wednesday nights. Speaking to reporters, Jason Coffman confirmed his son Cody, 22, was also killed in the attack . In a news conference...More..

Teenager strangulates mother for scolding him over ‘poor grades’
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Teenager strangulates mother for scolding him over ‘poor grades’

After killing Gail, Ramos confessed to inviting school friends Dylan Ceglarek and Brian Porras, both 17, to his house to stage a burglary. The next morning, the suspect allegedly went to school, returned home, ...More..

Florida returns vote to 1.5 million ex-felons
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Florida returns vote to 1.5 million ex-felons

Previously, Florida was one of just four states in the U.S. that automatically and permanently revoked voting rights from anyone who had been convicted of a felony-level crime. With its 29 electoral college v...More..

U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

Mr Sessions cited his role as a senior adviser to the Trump presidential campaign as the reason he would not oversee the probe and instead and appointed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to oversee t...More..

U.S. midterms: Candidates who made history
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

U.S. midterms: Candidates who made history

In races still too close to call, Abrams, if elected, would become the first female African-American governor in USA history, and in Arizona's competitive Senate race, the state will elect either Republican ...More..

White House suspends CNN's Jim Acosta
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

White House suspends CNN's Jim Acosta

An aide attempted to grab the microphone from Acosta, who nevertheless tried to shout out one last question. In a statement, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders blamed the suspension of privileges on Ac...More..

Turkey's Vice President: Khashoggi's killer 'will pay the price'
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Turkey's Vice President: Khashoggi's killer 'will pay the price'

Khashoggi, 59, a royal court insider-turned-critic, was killed after entering the consulate on October 2 to obtain paperwork for his upcoming marriage to TurkishHatice Cengiz. Saudi Arabia says 18 people have b...More..

Kemp, Abrams denounce racist robocall
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Kemp, Abrams denounce racist robocall

In the call, which was obtained by Channel 2 in Atlanta , a man pretends to be the media giant Winfrey, who campaigned alongside Abrams on Thursday. President Trump responded to Oprah Winfrey's appearance...More..

What To Do If You Run Into Problems At The Polls
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

What To Do If You Run Into Problems At The Polls

Tuesday. Election officials in Albemarle County and Charlottesville are expecting higher voter turnout than past midterms. You can view a sample ballot by using the My Ballot tool at mnvotes.org. The U....More..

Voters nationwide face difficulties as Georgia sued over election 'interference'
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Voters nationwide face difficulties as Georgia sued over election 'interference'

Both parties cast the election as a referendum on Donald Trump , driving voters to congested polling sites. Democrats responded to the announcement by calling it "a reckless and unethical ploy", saying ...More..

Ted Cruz projected to defeat Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Ted Cruz projected to defeat Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race

Inside the Cruz rally, Triumph yelled, "Ted, quick question, I have a preexisting condition that makes me vomit out of my eyes whenever I look at you". Cruz used the opportunity to go after O'Rourke's out-of-st...More..

Driver was ‘huffing’ before crash that killed 3 Girl Scouts, one adult
by | Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Driver was ‘huffing’ before crash that killed 3 Girl Scouts, one adult

The names of the deceased have not been released at the time of this post. Two of them and the adult died at the scene, while the third girl died in hospital. Chippewa County Sheriff's Sgt. Robert Jensen says...More..

Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash hours after wedding in US
by | Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash hours after wedding in US

The TV station reports the helicopter's pilot was also killed in the crash . The National Transportation Safety Board was scheduled to release more details Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration, which ...More..

U.S. Iran Sanctions Take Effect, No Word Yet On Waiver Countries
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

U.S. Iran Sanctions Take Effect, No Word Yet On Waiver Countries

Speaking in a meeting with the deputies and managers of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance on Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said while in NY for the UN General Assembly session, leaders o...More..

Indonesian Rescuers Detect 'Ping,' Believe They've Located Crashed Plane
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Indonesian Rescuers Detect 'Ping,' Believe They've Located Crashed Plane

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said during a press conference in Jakarta that there was an ongoing investigation into other Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in the country, 10 of which are operated by ...More..

Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race

Oprah campaigned for Abrams in Georgia this week, saying , "I'm here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed...More..

Turkey to be exempted from U.S. sanctions on Iran: minister
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Turkey to be exempted from U.S. sanctions on Iran: minister

US President Donald Trump withdrew from its 2015 nuclear deal with Iran in May, describing it as "defective at its core". Midnight on Sunday will mark a dividing line in the world of oil. financial syst...More..

Battles rock Yemen port city as United Nations warns of 'living hell'
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Battles rock Yemen port city as United Nations warns of 'living hell'

The secretary-general of the united Nations, Antonio Guterres had also called Friday to the end of the "violence" in order to avoid that the country does not fall into a "precipice". He also said airstrikes by ...More..

Turkey says 260000 Syrians have returned to 'Euphrates Shield' operation area
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Turkey says 260000 Syrians have returned to 'Euphrates Shield' operation area

Over the past two years, Turkish forces have already swept into Syria to push YPG fighters out of territory west of the Euphrates in two separate military campaigns. For decades, the PKK has waged a bloody insu...More..

U.S. charges 2 ex-Goldman Sachs bankers in Malaysia's 1MDB scandal
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

U.S. charges 2 ex-Goldman Sachs bankers in Malaysia's 1MDB scandal

The suspects are believed to be connected to money laundering and embezzlement of one billion dollars from Malaysia's state-run wealth fund - 1MDB. "We would like to find him first, but it doesn't matter who ...More..

‘Khashoggi Was Strangled & Dismembered,’ Says Turkish Prosecutor
by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

‘Khashoggi Was Strangled & Dismembered,’ Says Turkish Prosecutor

Turkey says that despite all well-intended efforts, authorities have unable to reach "concrete results" in the investigation of Khashoggi's killing . "He should not allow my fiance's murder to be covered up"....More..

by | Saturday, November 03, 2018

Khashoggi’s body was ‘dissolved’, says Erdogan adviser

A political opponent of Erdogan's said Friday the killers who ambushed Khashoggi were allowed to leave the country after a phone call from Saudi King Salman to Erdogan. Activists erected a mock street sign ...More..

Passenger's fight with bus driver sparks fatal crash
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Passenger's fight with bus driver sparks fatal crash

The driver then suddenly yanks the wheel hard to the left and the bus veers onto incoming traffic, striking a auto before breaking through the rails of the bridge crossing the Yangtze River, in the southwest ci...More..

India Gets US Waiver From Iran Sanctions Along With 8 Others
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

India Gets US Waiver From Iran Sanctions Along With 8 Others

India has held several rounds of conversations with the US, Iran and and other stakeholders on the issue. The waivers are being granted for continued import cuts, so that oil prices do not shoot up, the off...More..

The ‘sickening’ Trump ad that links cop killer to caravan migrants
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

The ‘sickening’ Trump ad that links cop killer to caravan migrants

The video - produced for the Trump campaign and posted by President Trump - shows Bracamontes grinning in court and threatening to " kill more cops soon ". See Ad Age's coverage at the time: "Watch: Distur...More..

Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams

Abrams is running on a campaign that includes Medicaid expansion, and "common-sense gun control", Winfrey noted. But after her speech, in a sit-down interview with Abrams - reminiscent of the 25-year televisi...More..

by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Turkey Says Khashoggi Strangled in Consulate as International Fallout Continues

A visit by such prominent non-Muslim leaders, who estimate they represent about 60 million people, is a rare act of religious openness for Saudi Arabia, which hosts the holiest sites in Islam and bans the pract...More..

Pentagon sending 5200 troops to secure border as mid-term elections loom
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Pentagon sending 5200 troops to secure border as mid-term elections loom

The deployment will create an active-duty force comparable in size to the USA military contingent in Iraq, as Trump's administration draws attention to a caravan of migrants that is trekking through Mexico to...More..

Heidi Klum Dominates Halloween With Insane 'Shrek' Costume
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Heidi Klum Dominates Halloween With Insane 'Shrek' Costume

The supermodel and ultimate Halloween fan girl threw a star-studded bash this year that got movie stars, musical artists, and costume enthusiasts to bring their A-game this Halloween . Following early Ca...More..

Claims Of A Bombshell Allegation Against Mueller Further Implode
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Claims Of A Bombshell Allegation Against Mueller Further Implode

The special counsel office broke its usual silence on Tuesday to confirm to USA media it had been made aware of the saga. Within minutes of Carr's statement, Burkman posted a video on Facebook announcing he...More..

MOH: 80 Palestinians injured during naval march in Gaza
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

MOH: 80 Palestinians injured during naval march in Gaza

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) yesterday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into an Israeli airstrike that killed three children in the Gaza Strip. The Isra...More..

Paul Ryan Slams the Brakes: Trump Can't Change Birthright Citizenship Without Congress
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Paul Ryan Slams the Brakes: Trump Can't Change Birthright Citizenship Without Congress

Mr Trump also said it was "ridiculous" that you get citizenship if you are born in the United States and not a citizen. "You can not end birthright citizenship with an executive order", Ryan told a Kentuc...More..

India unveils world's tallest statue celebrating key independence leader
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

India unveils world's tallest statue celebrating key independence leader

Reports said that PM Modi will be welcomed by the bands of the Armed Forces, Gujarat Police, SRP, CRPF and BSF, and cultural troupes from 29 States and two Union Territories. An approximate of 70 thousand ton...More..

Pakistan acquits Christian woman Bibi in iconic blasphemy case
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Pakistan acquits Christian woman Bibi in iconic blasphemy case

Asia was accused of speaking disparagingly about the Prophet but her real crime was that she offered water to Muslim co-workers who believed Asia had made the water ceremonially unclean by drinking from the sam...More..

Fairfax sisters found dead along New York City river
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Fairfax sisters found dead along New York City river

NY police said Rotana Farea, 22, and her 16-year-old sister Tala Farea, both of Fairfax County, Virginia, were discovered on Wednesday afternoon (Thursday NZT) near 68th Street and Riverside Drive on Manhattan'...More..

Turkey's Erdogan to Saudis: Where is Khashoggi's body?
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan to Saudis: Where is Khashoggi's body?

He also assumed Saudi authorities would not give him problems or arrest him in Turkey, she said. On Tuesday, Pompeo announced that 21 Saudi "suspects" would have their US visas revoked or be deemed ineligible...More..

Andrew Gillum Wants Ron DeSantis To Show Him Some Respect
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Andrew Gillum Wants Ron DeSantis To Show Him Some Respect

The FBI is investigating whether the city directed redevelopment funds at specific projects to favor friends and acquaintances. Details of the investigation are not yet public but a series of subpoenas issued...More..

Islamic State claims blast near election commission in Afghan capital: Amaq
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Islamic State claims blast near election commission in Afghan capital: Amaq

IEC officials said 4,500 observers will monitor the election process in Kandahar and 6,000 staff have been hired in Kandahar for the election process. Last weekend's countrywide voting in Afghanistan's fi...More..

by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Merkel to Give Up CDU Party Leadership in Dramatic Move

The CDU vote fell 11.3 per cent compared to the last elections in 2013. Meanwhile, the right-wing, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) tripled its vote share from 2013 and allowing it to enter parliame...More..