• Republican lawmakers contemplate want to guard Mueller
Republican lawmakers contemplate want to guard Mueller

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, made a similar case on NBC's "Meet the Press ". "So why create one when there isn't a place for it?" Democrats immediately seized on the report, saying they would try to ensure that continuing budget negotiations included legislation to protect the special counsel.

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  • United States says Russian gas link hurts European security
United States says Russian gas link hurts European security

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Saturday. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz in the Polish capital on Saturday.

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  • Antisemitism Is on the Rise, Germany's Leader Warns on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Antisemitism Is on the Rise, Germany's Leader Warns on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Netanyahu said at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday that Israel has "no tolerance for the distortion of the truth, the rewriting of history and the denial of the Holocaust". An effort by the Polish parliament to ensure Poland isn't tarred with responsibility for helping Germany commit the Holocaust during World War II exploded into a Polish-I...

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  • Police take 26 hours to defuse WWII bomb found in Wan Chai
Police take 26 hours to defuse WWII bomb found in Wan Chai

The police had to defuse the bomb on site because it was unstable and can't be moved. In a press conference Sunday, senior bomb disposal officer Tony Chow Shek-kin said the explosive was believed to be an ANM-65 device dropped by American bombers between 1943 and 1945, when Hong Kong was under Japanese occupation.

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  • Melania 'furious' and 'blindsided' at Trump over Stormy Daniels affair, via NYT
Melania 'furious' and 'blindsided' at Trump over Stormy Daniels affair, via NYT

A report in the New York Times on January 29 elaborates on the couple's troubles, with reporters Katie Rogers and Maggie Haberman saying Melania Trump was "furious" at Donald Trump after finding out about the alleged affair, with the first lady being " blindsided " by the report.

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  • European Union backs Brexit transition period to end by 2020
European Union backs Brexit transition period to end by 2020

Britain asked for a transition period of around two years to ease the impact of Brexit on people, public services and businesses, and to provide more time to conclude any eventual EU-UK trade pact. He also made clear that talks on the future relationship might start after an European Union summit in late March - but only if May spells out what she ...

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  • NEW WestJet Cancels Direct Flights from St. John's to London
NEW WestJet Cancels Direct Flights from St. John's to London

On Monday, WestJet announced daily direct flights to Paris and London from Halifax. Flights to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris start May 31. "We've been eager to get at it for a while, so it's a pretty exciting time", he said in an exclusive interview with TravelPulse Canada.

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  • Chris Coons: Trump administration must act on Russian sanctions
Chris Coons: Trump administration must act on Russian sanctions

Washington, Jan 30 World governments have cancelled billions of dollars in potential deals with Russian arms companies, the USA government said today, arguing there is no need for new sanctions to deter them. The Treasury Department did not respond to multiple inquiries about the list. "Since the enactment of the. legislation, we estimate that f...

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  • Indiana teaching assistant facing 24 child molesting counts
Indiana teaching assistant facing 24 child molesting counts

Michael Begin Jr. was incarcerated Monday after a judge increased the Jeffersonville man's bond to $100,000 cash-only from the $10,000 he posted after being initially charged in October with two counts of child molesting. According to court records, police opened an investigation on September 25 after they received reports of a 5-year-old girl bein...

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  • Rajasthan bypolls: 50% voter turnout recorded in Alwar
Rajasthan bypolls: 50% voter turnout recorded in Alwar

Dense fog in Alwar resulted in a low turnout in the first hour after the beginning of polling, but voting picked up after 9.30 am. Along with votings of the Lok Sabha seats of Alwar , Mandalgarh and Ajmer in Rajasthan, the by-polls of the assembly seat of Uluberia and Noapara in West Bengal also being conducted today.

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  • Letter to the editor: Democrats weak in handling shutdown, DACA preservation
Letter to the editor: Democrats weak in handling shutdown, DACA preservation

Giddy Democrats also point to President Trump's approval ratings and generic ballot numbers as proof of the "anti-Trump wave" to come. The video - titled "Complicit" - only appeared online. Enzi does support efforts to streamline how the Senate works though, especially because Democrats have been slow-walking President Trump's nominees.

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  • Rep. Tom Rooney votes to release controversial memo
Rep. Tom Rooney votes to release controversial memo

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein signed off on an application past year to continue surveillance on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, according to a report . The House Intelligence Committee voted along party lines Monday to publicly release a classified memo written by Republicans alleging FBI abuses in their surveillance, ...

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  • Infrastructure & Immigration To Headline State Of The Union
Infrastructure & Immigration To Headline State Of The Union

The shutdown was prompted by disagreement between Republicans and Democrats over the issue of immigration and funding the DACA program. Some Democrats plan to bring Dreamers as their guests to the gallery as they work with Republicans to offer citizenship to 1.8 million illegal immigrants.

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  • Over 1000 passengers stranded in Assam as police firing kills two
Over 1000 passengers stranded in Assam as police firing kills two

On the difficulties faced by train passengers stranded at different parts of district since January 25, he said 30 buses have already reached the district to ferry the passengers to their destinations. The picketers have damaged the tracks at many places and removed the fish plates. Calling on all sections of people to maintain peace and harmony,...

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  • Man killed after being sucked into MRI machine
Man killed after being sucked into MRI machine

Rajesh Maru was at a Mumbai hospital and walked into the MRI room with a metal cylinder and was pulled into the machine because of its magnetic force, FirstPost reported. Three people, including a doctor, have been arrested on suspicion of causing death due to negligence, according to the Hindustan Times . Relatives of Maru and local BJP MLA...

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  • European Union to begin negotiations on Brexit transitional arrangement
European Union to begin negotiations on Brexit transitional arrangement

European Union ministers have agreed a mandate for the next phase of Brexit negotiations with the UK. The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has insisted Britain will not be able to pick and choose aspects of the single market during a transition period .

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  • DMK holds protests across Tamil Nadu against bus fare hike
DMK holds protests across Tamil Nadu against bus fare hike

MDMK, Manithaneya Makkal Katchi, and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi cadres also took part in the protests. Chief Minister K Palaniswamy said in Madurai that the government reduced the bus fares after demands from opposition parties and the public.

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  • Thousands of UN Employees in Gaza Hold Protest Over US Aid Cut
Thousands of UN Employees in Gaza Hold Protest Over US Aid Cut

The meeting mainly aims at discussing the future of the peace process, how to maintain the unity of the global position towards the Palestinian issue and how to move to re-correct the course and achieve the two-state solution. aid - has refrained from supporting the Palestinians' dismissal of Washington as an appropriate mediator in the wake of the...

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  • Russian bots shared Trump's election tweets 500k times
Russian bots shared Trump's election tweets 500k times

The 50,000 automated accounts the company determined had ties to Russian Federation sent more than 2 million election-related tweets between September 1 and November 15, 2016. In order to prevent this from happening in future, Twitter said it is enforcing new safeguards ahead of the 2018 elections, which will include scanning for bots trying to man...

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  • UK's European Union status to be 'similar' right after exit — BREXIT
UK's European Union status to be 'similar' right after exit — BREXIT

At a press conference after the meeting Barnier was emphatic: "The U.K. will no longer participate in the European Union decision-making process". Davis told the Lords' EU Select Committee this afternoon that this is likely to cause disagreements, as he thinks the United Kingdom should be able to forge new trading relationships as soon as it le...

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  • Analysts See $1.59 EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
Analysts See $1.59 EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

About 6.68M shares traded. Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS)'s stock had its "hold" rating reissued by Loop Capital in a research note issued on Monday, January 22nd. Therefore 46% are positive. According to today's trading volume The Walt Disney Company is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

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  • A list of the justices of the Supreme Court
A list of the justices of the Supreme Court

ET. President Trump will give the State of the Union address - his first - Tuesday night. "You're disgusting. How christian of you to make jokes about elderly people", he replied to the tweet . The eldest Supreme Court justice has produced two of the court's four signed opinions so far this term. A list of the justices of the Supreme Court...

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  • Military Academy Under Attack in Afghanistan, 9 Dead
Military Academy Under Attack in Afghanistan, 9 Dead

At around 10 a.m. local time (0530GMT), the Ministry declared the fighting over with four attackers killed and one arrested. One of the attackers blew himself up, it was reported. Clashes between security forces and insurgents lasted for about five hours after a group of five attackers tried to enter the facility. The recent attacks have unders...

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  • Trump lashes out at Democrats on border safety, DACA
Trump lashes out at Democrats on border safety, DACA

Gillibrand's refusal to fund the government was joined by leaders of the Democrats' smoldering radical left, including Sen. Compromise and agreement finally occurred Monday afternoon with Democrats taking the word of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for an up-or-down vote on DACA by February 8 and a six-year extension for the Children's H...

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  • Man rescued after sand tunnel collapses on Florida beach
Man rescued after sand tunnel collapses on Florida beach

Jeremy Robshaw, St. Johns County, FL Fire-Rescue. When first responders arrived, they found Goggin under 2-3 feet of sand, freed him and rushed him to a nearby hospital. The man's sister, Rachel Goggin Burt, told officers he was digging through the sand for a while as his wife, Courtney, was capturing it on video, the Miami Herald reported .

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