• Collins says Trump talking of firing Mueller was not obstruction
Collins says Trump talking of firing Mueller was not obstruction

Trump sought the firing of Mueller last June and backed off only after White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn threatened to resign, two people familiar with the episode confirmed last Thursday. "Ever. Whether in tweets, except in private conversations with his attorney", Collins said. "Here it is, seven months later, the White House counsel is stil...

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  • Melania Trump denies reports of marital trouble following porn star scandal
Melania Trump denies reports of marital trouble following porn star scandal

The first lady has had by many accounts a hard start to 2018, facing myriad news stories about a dalliance her husband allegedly had with porn star Stormy Daniels . Trump by tabloid publications & TV shows has seeped into "main stream media" reporting". And despite marking their 13th wedding anniversary on Monday, neither Trump mentioned the...

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  • At least 30 African refugees drown after boat capsizes off Yemen
At least 30 African refugees drown after boat capsizes off Yemen

The boat turned back and "capsized amid reports of gunfire being used against the passengers, IOM said". Civilian lives have been devastated by indiscriminate bombing and shelling, arbitrary detentions, enforced disappearances and a spiraling humanitarian crisis that has made more than 22 million people reliant on aid to survive.

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  • United States team for PyeongChang largest of any nation in Winter Olympic history
United States team for PyeongChang largest of any nation in Winter Olympic history

Local media here referred to revelations appearing on the Internet, where WADA officials comment on how to minimize the possibilities of the participation of Russian athletes in Olympic competitions. Public Engagement Team Organising Committee Project Manager Jinsoo Lim welcomed the journalists to the PyeongChang Winter Olympic sites, explaining th...

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  • Grassley: Trump should let Mueller investigation 'work its course'
Grassley: Trump should let Mueller investigation 'work its course'

Mueller is the ideal guy to get to the bottom of all this", Sen. But it does show that when Trump tried to fire Mueller, the reasons he offered were fake ones concocted by his lawyers. "We continue to cooperate with the Special counsel and out of respect for that process will not weigh in further". Unlike some, I hold out little hope that the pre...

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  • Israel slams Polish bill outlawing term
Israel slams Polish bill outlawing term "Polish death camps"

It is expected to easily pass in the Senate before being signed by the president. "The implication of the new law means that in theory, a Jewish Holocaust survivor from Poland who lives in Israel , who may make a statement such as "the Polish people were involved in the murder of my grandfather in the Holocaust " or 'my mother was murdered in...

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  • Suitcases in vehicle contained woman's decapitated, dismembered remains, police say
Suitcases in vehicle contained woman's decapitated, dismembered remains, police say

Police tracked a suspect in her death to a ravine near Southwest Murray Boulevard and Southwest Teal Boulevard, where he tried unsuccessfully to kill himself by slashing his throat and wrists, sources told The Oregonian/OregonLive. Michael Larsen said: " It was really cold and rainy, and he's just sitting out there leaning against a tree . And I l...

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  • Cowen Reiterates
Cowen Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Alaska Air Group (ALK)

Advisory Services Network Llc increased its stake in Alaska Air Group Inc ( ALK ) by 228.03% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moab Capital Partners Llc, a New York-based fund reported 423,978 shares. Gotham Asset Management Lc owns 206,772 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio.

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  • Extreme flu nonetheless widespread; child boomers hit arduous
Extreme flu nonetheless widespread; child boomers hit arduous

With many more weeks of flu activity expected for this flu season, there is still time to get vaccinated if you haven't already done so. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports widespread human flu activity in 49 USA states, Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine has reported an uptick in cases of the canine inf...

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  • 95 dead, 158 wounded in Afghan attack
95 dead, 158 wounded in Afghan attack

That attack was claimed by Islamic State . It is also the fifth major attack across the country, mounting pressure on President Ashraf Ghani and his U.S. "Those responsible for today's attack must be brought to justice", said the statement released in Addis Ababa, where the United Nations chief is attending an African Union summit.

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  • Huge Explosion Reported in Kabul (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Huge Explosion Reported in Kabul (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Emergency vehicles could be heard in the city centre. "I can confirm an explosion happened near the old interior ministry building in Kabul", interior ministry deputy spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told AFP. The explosion - one of the biggest since a truck bomb ripped through the Afghan capital's diplomatic quarter on May 31 a year ago - triggered chaot...

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  • Marco Rubio fires chief of staff over misconduct allegations
Marco Rubio fires chief of staff over misconduct allegations

Reed had been Rubio's chief of staff for the past year and previously served as Rubio's campaign manager for his Senate re-election in 2016. Mr. Rubio's statement did not identify his chief of staff by name. He said he would not provide any further details on the "incidents", in accordance with "the wishes of those victimized by this conduct". ...

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  • Day of mourning in Afghanistan as Kabul bomb toll tops 100
Day of mourning in Afghanistan as Kabul bomb toll tops 100

The bombing Saturday came just a week after Taliban militants killed 22 at an worldwide hotel in the city. Afghan Public Health Ministry says death toll in suicide auto bomb attack in Kabul has risen to 95, with 158 wounded in the deadliest insurgent attack in the country so far this year.

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  • Stormy Daniels to Sit Down With Jimmy Kimmel on ABC
Stormy Daniels to Sit Down With Jimmy Kimmel on ABC

She also weighed in on her portrayalon " Saturday Night Live " this past weekend, in which Cecily Strong played Daniels with the line: "I'm like a liberal hero, even though I'm a Republican porn star who loves Sarah Palin" and joked "Guess what, America?" The alleged encounter between Trump and Clifford is reported to have taken place when the ...

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  • More deaths reported from this year's flu
More deaths reported from this year's flu

This flu season is unusual because it is widespread across 49 states - all except Hawaii - when it is typically experienced in a more regional pattern. The season runs through late February and often into March so it is not too late to benefit from a vaccination. Flu vaccine is used to prevent flu illness, not treat it.

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  • Trump letter to African leaders says Tillerson to visit soon
Trump letter to African leaders says Tillerson to visit soon

American diplomats have been struggling to address the shock and outrage that followed reports of Trump referring to African countries as "shithole countries". Trump's reported comments decrying immigration from "shithole countries" prompted global backlash, particularly from African leaders, who blasted the remarks as a deep insult from the pres...

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  • Trump tells Piers Morgan, Twitter not shocked
Trump tells Piers Morgan, Twitter not shocked

Morgan interviewed Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week. Mr Leonard said: " Theresa May welcoming Donald Trump to the United Kingdom shows just how out of touch she is with the strong feeling of repulsion in this country towards the views held by the US President".

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  • European Union and United Kingdom negotiators eye accelerated Brexit transition talks
European Union and United Kingdom negotiators eye accelerated Brexit transition talks

He suggested the acceptance of a Brussels red line - that free movement must continue until the period ends - saying a "registration scheme" for new European Union arrivals after 2019 "will have no bearing on people's right to work or live".

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  • Daesh Terrorists Arrested in Western Iran: IRGC Commander
Daesh Terrorists Arrested in Western Iran: IRGC Commander

Following several days of intelligence activities, the IRGC Ground Force on Saturday mounted an operation against the terrorist cell in an area in western Iran, IRGC Ground Force Commander Mohammad Pakpour said, according to Tasnim. The terrorist cell meant to carry out sabotage operations in border and central cities, according to the Iranian comm...

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  • Trump's Holocaust Remembrance Day statement condemns murder of Jews
Trump's Holocaust Remembrance Day statement condemns murder of Jews

Despite the trauma they carry with them, they continue to educate us by sharing their experiences, strength, wisdom, and generosity of spirit to advance respect for human rights. Never forget the Holocaust , he boomed with a force which belied his nine decades. In 2017, the Government of Canada unveiled the National Holocaust Monument in the h...

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  • Jimmy Kimmel snags Stormy Daniels for post-State of the Union interview
Jimmy Kimmel snags Stormy Daniels for post-State of the Union interview

She is also said to have flown to Mar-a-Lago in Florida before reportedly returning yesterday as her husband arrived home from Davos. Some think Daniels was revealing more than she intended with a coy smile after Inside Edition's Jim Moret asked whether she had an affair with the president.

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  • Syrian rockets kill two in Turkey as Ankara fights Kurd militia
Syrian rockets kill two in Turkey as Ankara fights Kurd militia

Erdogan said its the military operation is aimed at purging "terrorist elements" in northern Syria and protecting Turkish national security. "The draft constitution prepared for Syria by Russian Federation proposes federal status for Kurds".

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  • Government to push for triple talaq bill passage in Budget Session
Government to push for triple talaq bill passage in Budget Session

Like GST was passed by consensus, this bill seeking to ban the practice of instant triple talaq (Talaq-e-Biddat) among Muslims will be passed", he said when asked about the bill after the meeting. The Opposition leaders said they will question the government on issues such as rising cases of rapes, an alleged "attack" on constitutional institutio...

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  • Rummenigge slams Aubameyang and Arsenal
Rummenigge slams Aubameyang and Arsenal

And Rummenigge, who also played for Bayern Munich, claims Arsenal aren't a top club and Aubameyang is only joining for the money. Yaya played for Laval, Le Havre and Toulouse and also featured 80 times for Gabon. Arsenal fans will be desperate to see Aubameyang arrive at the Emirates, in a move that would soften the blow of Alexis Sanchez's ...

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  • Five found dead near auto wash after Pennsylvania shooting rampage
Five found dead near auto wash after Pennsylvania shooting rampage

A sixth person was taken to the hospital, according to reports. The facts were still being sorted out, but it was possible the shooter was among the victims, police said. The suspected gunman has not yet been identified. Police said there is now no threat to the outlying community. A motive for the shooting has not yet been released to media ou...

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