• FISA Abuse Memo on the Verge of Public Release
FISA Abuse Memo on the Verge of Public Release

Trey Gowdy (R-SC) said Tuesday. The Committee on Monday evening rejected a proposal by Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) to make public a secondary memo prepared by Democrats on the Committee that is said to attest to the impartiality of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and DoJ.

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  • Texas Officials Release Photo of Dead Boy in Hopes of Aiding Investigation
Texas Officials Release Photo of Dead Boy in Hopes of Aiding Investigation

To that end, authorities have taken the unusual step of releasing the boy's photograph. The image was edited slightly to cover signs of decomposition and make him easier to identify. His little body showed signs of neglect and abuse, but nothing that would prove to be fatal. There were signs he was malnourished as well, since he weighed just 26...

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  • CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigns after report she invested in tobacco stocks
CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigns after report she invested in tobacco stocks

Fitzgerald's financial holdings were reviewed by the HHS Ethics Office, and she was instructed to divest of certain holdings that may pose a conflict of interest", an HHS spokesperson said. One of the stated goals of the CDC is to reduce tobacco use. Tobacco cessation was listed as one of her top priorities. "It's ridiculous; it gives a bad appea...

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  • Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan 'held in France' over rape accusations
Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan 'held in France' over rape accusations

Tariq Ramadan was detained by French cops today, a legal source said, months after the accusers filed charges against him. He is the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, who founded the Muslim Brotherhood. Ayari had referred to the man as Zoubeyr, but in October, spurred on by the thousands of women speaking out against sexual assault and harassment as pa...

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  • Japanese chat giant LINE to set up cryptocurrency exchange
Japanese chat giant LINE to set up cryptocurrency exchange

After the recent theft of 58 billion yen ($532.84 million) of NEM coins from Coincheck, the FSA announced that it will investigate all cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan to check for security vulnerabilities. In 2017, it introduced Line Pay, a mobile money transfer and payment service available on its main app. However it seems that LINE wants...

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  • Trump to release secret Republican memo '100%'
Trump to release secret Republican memo '100%'

It's not purely coincidental that Republican lawmakers voted to release a classified memo attacking a federal investigation on the day that a ranking FBI official was forced out under pressure from President Trump . Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.) said today on Fox Business that the memo is a "very damaging document" that could lead to prosecutions....

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  • TRENT KELLY: Tax reform benefits families, businesses
TRENT KELLY: Tax reform benefits families, businesses

Full-year 2017 results included tax benefits associated with both the adjustment of the company's net deferred income tax liability totaling $19.7 million as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and the reversal of reserves for uncertain tax positions of $12.6 million.

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  • Kidnapping victim 'killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent' during rescue operation
Kidnapping victim 'killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent' during rescue operation

Someone then started to pull the agent's rifle and the agent, fearing the weapon could be used against other agents entering the home, fired twice, Acevedo said. last Thursday. The agent was unaware that the kidnapping victim, Ulises Valladares, still bound, was being held in that room when his rifle was grabbed by someone.

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  • Russian Fighter Buzzes US Surveillance Plane Over Black Sea
Russian Fighter Buzzes US Surveillance Plane Over Black Sea

The Russian military stated after discovering the object to be ЕР-3Е Aries II, the pilots followed the plane at a "safe distance" till it moved away from the border. "This is but the latest example of Russian military activities disregarding worldwide norms and agreements", U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert saidin a statement Monday...

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  • Justice Department officials appealed to White House to halt release of memo
Justice Department officials appealed to White House to halt release of memo

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, signed into law in 1978, requires the government, when eavesdropping on communications on domestic soil for national-security purposes, to obtain permission from a judge on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

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  • Trump delivers State of the Union address amid protests
Trump delivers State of the Union address amid protests

Last year, the President and Mrs Trump travelled to the speech together. "We have gone forward with a clear vision and a righteous mission - to make America great again for all Americans", he said . Trump praised the work of ICE Agent Celestino "C.J". The First Lady arrived at the State of the Union address wearing a white Dior trouser suit ...

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  • House Intel Votes to Release Controversial FISA Surveillance Memo to the Public
House Intel Votes to Release Controversial FISA Surveillance Memo to the Public

The GOP memo has become a flash point in the political battle surrounding efforts to understand the scope of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and whether any of Trump's associates coordinated with the Kremlin. FBI Director Christopher Wray has since had an opportunity to review the memo , though it has not been vetted by the F...

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  • McCarthy on Nunes memo: 'I can't predetermine' what the President will do
McCarthy on Nunes memo: 'I can't predetermine' what the President will do

The move added oxygen to the bitter bipartisan wrangles over the investigations being conducted by the committees of Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller into allegations that Trump had unique connections to Kremlin during his 2016 presidential campaign.

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  • Report highlights deficient bridges. How many are in northeast Florida?
Report highlights deficient bridges. How many are in northeast Florida?

The bridge in the worst condition, according to this report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, sits along Highway 12 in Aberdeen. "During the inspection, the condition of the superstructure, which is the portion, the top part of the bridge was rated in poor condition". "I mean I've seen a lot of bridges that are ratty...

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  • Thieves try to steal 4000kg of oranges
Thieves try to steal 4000kg of oranges

Five people were arrested, comprising a couple, their adult son and two brothers, and will be charged in court for theft . The suspects told police they had been collecting them as they travelled from a long way away, according to Europa Press .

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  • Jholie Moussa disappearance, once probed as runaway case, now murder investigation
Jholie Moussa disappearance, once probed as runaway case, now murder investigation

Police say her body was covered in leaves and debris. Her body was found in Woodlawn Park on January 26 by officers who were searching for her. Police would not say what led investigators to the park where her body was found, which had been the site of two searches, other than to cite investigative leads.

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  • White House counsel was 'fed up' with Trump
White House counsel was 'fed up' with Trump

Trump also believed Mueller had a conflict of interest because he worked for the same law firm that was representing Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner , according to the AP. The president has vehemently denied any collusion with Russian Federation and has continued to argue the entire investigation is turning into a "witch hunt".

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  • Rat takes disturbingly human-like shower, is caught on camera
Rat takes disturbingly human-like shower, is caught on camera

The footage was posted on various social media site, like Facebook and Twitter, and racked up over 35 million views online. That's according to Tuomas Aivelo, a researcher in urban rat biology at the University of Helsinki in Finland.

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  • President Trump Delivers State Of The Union
President Trump Delivers State Of The Union

An impasse over immigration prompted a three-day government shutdown earlier this year, and lawmakers appear no closer to resolving the status of the "Dreamers" - young people living in the US illegally ahead of a new February 8 deadline for funding operations.

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  • Bank of America Corp (BAC) Shares Sold by Hartford Investment Management Co
Bank of America Corp (BAC) Shares Sold by Hartford Investment Management Co

Argent Tru Company invested in 1.12% or 161,048 shares. The institutional investor held 41,859 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.88M, up from 35,595 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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  • Donald Trump addresses nation in his first State of the Union speech
Donald Trump addresses nation in his first State of the Union speech

More than two dozen Democrats invited Dreamers to attend the speech as their guests , while an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent and the parents of two teenage girls slain by undocumented gang members sat among the president's guests with first lady Melania Trump .

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  • Trump to hail 'new American moment'
Trump to hail 'new American moment'

He claimed that as of now, "a single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited numbers of distant relatives", which isn't true; in reality, US citizens can sponsor only their spouses, children, parents and siblings. Tackling the sensitive immigration debate that has roiled Washington, Trump redoubled his recent pledge to offer a path to citizenshi...

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  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)- Stock Swings Under Analysts Radar
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)- Stock Swings Under Analysts Radar

It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp ( XOM ) by 94.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also upped Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) stake by 186,890 shares and now owns 986,320 shares. The stock has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, Octobe...

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  • USA and Australia join search for survivors from missing Kiribati ferry
USA and Australia join search for survivors from missing Kiribati ferry

They had been drifting in the ocean for up to a week after the ferry sank and were safely transferred to a fishing vessel. The New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion plane found the seven survivors adrift in a dinghy after Kiribati authorities raised the alarm on Friday, more than a week after the boat was overdue.

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  • ICC to investigate UAE cricketing league after weird dismissals go viral
ICC to investigate UAE cricketing league after weird dismissals go viral

The investigations into the matter started after a video showing the batsmen's lack of intent went viral on social media. The Ajman Oval ground is one of the most renowned cricket stadiums in the UAE after Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah , since it boasts of facilities pertaining to global requirements.

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