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McCarthy Vows ‘Action’ on Steve King After Latest Race Remarks

McCarthy Vows ‘Action’ on Steve King After Latest Race Remarks The House GOP's steering committee voted unanimously to remove King from his committees, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced Monday night. "Steve's remarks are beneath the dignity of the Party of Lincoln and the United States of America", McCarthy said in a statement after the meeting. [Full Article...]

McCarthy: Russia Investigation Has Been About Trump 'From the Beginning'

McCarthy: Russia Investigation Has Been About Trump 'From the Beginning' Trump said it was the "most insulting" question he'd ever been asked. The report of the inquiry published in the New York Times was based on the testimonies of former USA law agents, and others involved in the case. He and other Democratic senators said this report and others within the past week questioning Trump's behavior toward Russian Federation give new urgency to the need for the Muelle... [Full Article...]

Grandfather insists teen didn't know kidnapper

Grandfather insists teen didn't know kidnapper The girl was Jayme Closs , who had been missing since October, when her parents were found dead, having been shot and killed in their home in Barron, Wisconsin , about an hour away. The Kasinskas said Jayme's emotions were "pretty flat" while they waited for the police and she refused offers of food and water. Local teacher Jeanne Nutter was walking her dog when she found Jayme on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Snowstorm Churns Towards Washington, at Least Five Dead in U.S. Midwest

Snowstorm Churns Towards Washington, at Least Five Dead in U.S. Midwest Louis, said around noon Saturday that areas near Jefferson City and Columbia reported 12-13 inches of snow . Cole County Public Works Director Larry Benz said the forecast the county used estimated Mid-Missouri could receive up to 15 inches of snow. [Full Article...]

Poland arrests Huawei exec on spying allegations

Poland arrests Huawei exec on spying allegations Polish media identified Piotr D as a former agent for Poland's ABW counter-intelligence service and current cybersecurity consultant for the Polish branch of French mobile phone provider Orange . The Polish spy agency and Poland's state television, which is closely tied to the Polish government, reported the arrests and the searches at both Huawei and Orange . [Full Article...]

‘We Don’t Take Orders From Bolton’: Pentagon Plans Syria Withdrawal

‘We Don’t Take Orders From Bolton’: Pentagon Plans Syria Withdrawal Stalling the process were fears about Turkey invading territory held by Kurdish allies to the USA, and leaving a power vacuum in the war-torn country. Turkey dismissed that condition, and Pompeo said the withdrawal would continue. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Masoud Barzani leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in the province's capital Arbil during a Middle East tou... [Full Article...]

Ginsburg to Miss Second Week of Oral Arguments as Speculation Mounts

Ginsburg to Miss Second Week of Oral Arguments as Speculation Mounts She's battled cancer and other health issues over the past few years but never missed a session of the court. The nodules were found after Ginsburg fell, breaking three ribs , in November. "I wish Ruth Bader Ginsberg a long and happy life - hopefully in retirement", Cornyn said during the duo's keynote speech at a Texas Public Policy Foundation luncheon on Friday . [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians

Federal Bureau of Investigation opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians However, the FBI reportedly grew extremely concerned after Comey's firing as Trump himself seemed to hint that the director was let go due to the Russian investigation. But the evidence so far shows a broad range of Trump associates had Russia-related contacts during the 2016 presidential campaign and transition period, and several lied about the communication. [Full Article...]

Teen crashes vehicle after driving blindfolded for Bird Box challenge

Teen crashes vehicle after driving blindfolded for Bird Box challenge The department shared two photos on Twitter - the gray truck the 17-year-old girl was driving while blindfolded, and the white SUV she hit. "She hit another auto, a light pole and a sound wall", local police told the news outlet. Earlier this month, Netflix warned its viewers against the " Bird Box " challenge . The movie promotion involved blindfolds and video games, but no unsafe real-world... [Full Article...]

Lawyers: Manafort suffers from depression, anxiety - 1/8/2019 12:38:57 PM

Lawyers: Manafort suffers from depression, anxiety - 1/8/2019 12:38:57 PM In a 10-page response to the government's accusation that Manafort breached his plea deal filed on Tuesday afternoon, there are four stretches of black lines that ought to have contained no text at all. The former official will be sentenced for those crimes in February. Another question is whether Kilimnik here was functioning as an arm of Deripaska in his relationship with Manafort or as cuto... [Full Article...]

Missing Wisconsin 13-year-old found alive after almost 3 months

Missing Wisconsin 13-year-old found alive after almost 3 months Jayme Closs has been located. Law enforcement agencies across the country are put on alert as the case makes national news. Hours earlier, Sheriff Fitzgerald was quashing internet rumors that a heavy police presence in Walworth County, in southeastern Wisconsin, was related to the Closs investigation. [Full Article...]

MPs defeat May, urge her to rule out 'no deal' Brexit

MPs defeat May, urge her to rule out 'no deal' Brexit MPs are now taking part in a week of debate ahead of a vote on the Prime Minister's Brexit deal next week. Trying to persuade parliament to back her plan, a source said May was "minded" to accept a proposal from Labour lawmakers to add reassurances on workers' rights and environmental protections. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un has Xi Jinping's support for 2nd Trump summit

Kim Jong Un has Xi Jinping's support for 2nd Trump summit President Donald Trump . "The second North Korea-U.S. summit, soon to take place, and a reciprocal visit to Seoul by Chairman Kim Jong-un could be turning points in securing peace on the Korean Peninsula". Kim also said North Korea hopes its "legitimate concerns" would be given due respect, a reference to Pyongyang's desire for security guarantees and a possible peace treaty to formally end t... [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein expected to soon depart DOJ

Rod Rosenstein expected to soon depart DOJ In his time in charge of Mueller's years-long investigation, Rosenstein has been criticized by some Republicans for authorizing the surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, and for failing to appoint a second special counsel to probe his own department's handling of the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Gabon government says it has crushed a coup attempt

Gabon government says it has crushed a coup attempt Government spokesperson Guy-Bertrand Mapangou told the BBC that the government had taken back control of the area around the state broadcaster and said the situation was under control following a string of arrests. Any potential decline in Gabon's oil production due to the coup would not have any noticeable effect on OPEC's total production, considering that Gabon's output accounts for j... [Full Article...]

Consulates in Melbourne and Canberra evacuated over 'suspicious package'

Consulates in Melbourne and Canberra evacuated over 'suspicious package' An Australian Federal Police spokesman said: "Police and emergency services have responded to suspicious packages delivered to Embassies and Consulates in Canberra and Melbourne today". The ministry said staff were evacuated as a precautionary measure. The United Kingdom Consulate , located on Collins Street, along with the Korean Consulate (St Kilda Road), German Consulate (Queen Str... [Full Article...]

United Nations asks Australia to grant Saudi teen asylum

United Nations asks Australia to grant Saudi teen asylum But armed with a phone, she barricaded herself into an airside hotel room and fought back - live-tweeting her fears of deportation in a campaign that swiftly galvanised global support and prompted a sharp U-turn by Thai officials. However, Thai immigration chief Surachate Hakpan said the men would have to wait to learn whether the UN's refugee agency would allow them to. Even though Thailand h... [Full Article...]

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ventures overseas

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ventures overseas Increased security at the border crossing of Dandong had tipped off South Korean media that Kim was likely headed back for another meeting with Xi Jinping. In his address, Kim urged the United States to take reciprocal measures in exchange for denuclearization steps the North Korean dictator has claimed his country has taken since previous year. [Full Article...]

Erdogan ready to attack Kurds after snubbing US

Erdogan ready to attack Kurds after snubbing US This shows that the U.S. has a plan in this direction but it is not clear to us. "John Bolton made a serious mistake", Mr. Erdogan told lawmakers from the Justice & Development Party. According to U.S. talking points, American troops and their allies in Syria would continue attacks against remaining Islamic State forces during an "orderly" USA departure period. [Full Article...]

Malaysia king abdicates in historic first

Malaysia king abdicates in historic first Many Malaysians were shocked by news of the nation's historic first royal resignation. The selection of the Agong is done by the Majlis Raja-raja, also known as the Conference of Rulers consisting the nine rulers of the Malay states. Speculation intensified over the king's future this week when the country's Islamic royals reportedly held a special meeting . Dahlan said that the king had ex... [Full Article...]


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