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Mission complete: George HW Bush's service dog in final act of service

Mr Bush , who served as the 41st U.S. president between 1989 and 1993, died late on Friday at the age of 94. John McCain was the last public figure to lie in state there . The 41st President will be carried to his final rest wearing socks that pay ...

Giuliani says Twitter sabotaged his tweet. Actually, he did it himself

Trump . Jason Velazquez knew it was an oops, but clicked on the link anyway, saw no one owned it, scooped it up for roughly $6, and used it to display a white sentence on a black background: " Donald J. The same thing-period no space-occurred later...

Iran Test Launches Multiple-Warhead Ballistic Missile

While tensions between the U.S. and Iran remain at an all time high after Tehran test fired a ballistic missile that is capable of carrying multiple warheads, violating United Nations resolutions, on Saturday. On Monday, Iran's oil minister, Bijan Za...

Former US President George Bush senior dead at 94

Bush took his final flight, reuniting with his wife of 73 years, Barbara and his 3-year-old daughter, Robin". He then went on to serve as Ambassador to the United Nations (1971-1973), chairman of the Republican National Committee (1973-1974), Chief...

White officer charged with murder in death of black neighbour

According to the Dallas Morning News , Jean's mother and sister took the stand before the grand jury this week, but little else is known about what evidence was presented. Defense attorney and former Dallas County prosecutor Pete Schulte told the ...

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after 'serious' plane malfunction

The aircraft lost communications for almost an hour, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport. Angela Merkel is now travelling to the G20 summit aboard Iberia flight 6849, an Airbus A330 on a scheduled commercial ...

No Hard Evidence Saudi Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing: Pompeo

USA intelligence officials have concluded that the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman , must have at least known of the plot, but Trump has equivocated over who was to blame. Menendez speculated that Haspel didn't attend because she "would have...

The G20 Summit: Key meetings and moments

Mrs May had a meeting with the prince on the first day of the G20 summit of world leaders in Buenos Aires , Argentina. Khashoggi , a Saudi journalist working for The Washington Post , was killed shortly after he entered the Saudi Consulate in...

Trump appears to snub high-fiving Putin and Saudi prince at G20

Besides Russia-US relations, another major "undercurrent" is the looming trade war between Washington and Beijing, with a possible exchange of opinions between the leaders on tariffs and protectionism. The US president cancelled a formal sit-down wit...

"We Regret US Decision": Russia After Trump Cancels Talks With Putin

During a heated clash on " The View " on Friday, cohost Abby Huntsman hit the nail on the head when it comes to the lack of credit President Donald Trump receives for his administration's crackdown on Russian Federation. That session will lead in...

Mississippians Vote in High-Stakes Senate Runoff

President Donald Trump is stumping in MS on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions that have made Tuesday's runoff election a much closer contest than any...

Khashoggi murder result of Saudi power struggle

Earlier Wednesday, both Pompeo and Mattis framed United States. support for Saudi Arabia as a national security matter, even though Riyadh's conduct in Yemen's civil war has drawn worldwide condemnation. CIA Director Gina Haspel didn't attend a Senat...

Investigators say crashed Lion Air jetliner 'not airworthy'

Information from the Lion Air jet's flight data recorder was included in a briefing for the Indonesian Parliament. "In our opinion, the plane was no longer airworthy and it should not have continued", he said. The Seattle Times reported that t...

Martial law in Ukraine: Putin warns against ‘reckless’ moves

The war of words between Ukraine and Russian Federation has been escalating since the accident in the Kerch Strait with the sides accusing each other of provocations. The episode has raised fears in the West of a wider conflict between the two coun...

Facebook docs seized by DCMS in Cambridge Analytica investigation

The papers contain claims that that Mark Zuckerberg , Facebook's co-founder, had developed a "malicious and fraudulent" scheme to exploit users' data. "It has not answered our questions about who knew what, when with regards to the Cambridge Anal...

Syrian gov't demands UNSC condemnation of rebel chemical attack in Aleppo

Syrian government media also accused rebels of firing shells with chlorine gas at the regime-held town in Aleppo province, with the opposition denying the claims, alleging that the regime gas was accidentally released in the area. A rebel coalition...

Trump on climate change report: 'I don't believe it'

Trump has long said he distrusts the consensus by almost all the world's respected climate scientists on the link between human activity and rising temperatures, as well as other damaging climate change phenomena. The National Oceanic and Atmosph...

Trump's government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case

Except in rare cases, the Supreme Court usually waits to get involved in cases until both a trial and appeals court have ruled on the matter. Solicitor General Noel Francisco said the administration carefully thought out its policy and has decide...

President Trump aims tweet at migrant caravans as holiday break ends

Trump's statement led many to believe that the United States had reached an informal deal with Mexico regarding refugee processing. "No "Releasing" into the US", Trump said in a tweet late Saturday. Thousands of Central Americans who have trekked...

Woman killed in Walmart shooting following argument with partner

After being shot, the 30-year-old woman screamed for help and employees called 911 and also attempted to intervene. They say he then returned to at their home on NE 35th Street, just a few miles away before shooting himself. Her death was confirmed...

Black Friday shooting leaves one dead and two injured in Alabama

Obviously, the mall was packed with people doing their early Black Friday shopping , and chaos erupted when the shots were fired. A 12-year-old girl was also wounded - although it is not clear if she was shot by the gunman or caught in the crossfi...

No thaw for Thanksgiving Day weather

And the way it appears, both Boston and Worcester will have the coldest Thanksgiving in recorded history, using this method. Albany, N.Y., records a low of 5 degrees in 1972 with the next lowest almost a century earlier, 9 degrees on Nov.

In threat to Pelosi, 16 Dems say they'll back new leadership

But she still faces no clear challenger to her power. They included Representatives Tim Ryan of OH, who unsuccessfully challenged Pelosi for Democratic leader in 2016, and Seth Moulton of MA, an outspoken critic. " We promised to change the status ...

Close to 1000 still missing after deadliest California wildfire

Two electric utilities companies said they had problems with equipment close to where the current blazes broke out around the time they were reported . "And besides, 80 per cent of the country is classified as forest land. We're going to have th...

Finland baffled by Trump’s comments about raking leaves to prevent forest fires

Finns have been left bewildered by US President's Donald Trump's suggestion that California should copy Finland in raking forest floors to prevent future wildfires . The president also visited devastated Malibu but declined to comment on whe...

White House again threatens Acosta’s pass; CNN seeks hearing

CNN issued a statement accusing the White House of "continuing to violate the First and Fifth Amendments of the Constitution", reports Axios . In a statement shared through Stelter, CNN said suspending Acosta threatens "all journalists and ...

Apec leaders at odds over globalisation and free trade

He said the US would not change its course until China changes its ways. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Asean Summit, Mr. Duterte on Thursday said China was "already in possession" of the disputed waters. Xi lashed out at "America Fi...

CNN wins court order restoring White House reporter's access

CNN has argued that the ban on Acosta violated his First Amendment rights because it amounts to "viewpoint discrimination" - that is, the president is punishing him for statements and coverage he didn't like. At the press conference, which occured...

Prosecutors to announce update in Johnny Bobbitt GoFundMe investigation

Mr Bobbitt and the couple first came to prominence in November 2017 when Ms McClure launched a crowdfunding Go Fund Me campaign to re-pay the debt of a homeless man who came to her aid at the side of a road. In return, the couple went on Megyn K...

Democrat wins Arizona Senate race

Arizona voters have not elected a Democrat to the Senate in almost a quarter century. All this is significant because there are now only about 175,000 votes left to be counted. "The former Air Force combat pilot adopted an aggressive tone, accusing...

After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence

In a statement, Avenatti called the allegations "completely bogus". TMZ , which broke the news today, said the alleged incident occurred Tuesday night, and a second confrontation occurred today at an apartment building in Century City. "We're told...

California wildfires: At least 42 killed in deadly blaze

Anne Clark suffers from multiple sclerosis and is unable to walk. "We just don't know what happened", she said in an interview from her home in Lewisporte in central Newfoundland, adding that calls to local shelters and hospitals have also yielded ...

Homeowners - famous and not - await word of wildfire's toll

President Donald Trump said Saturday via Twiitter that "there is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly fires in California ". The first fire started Thursday near Townsend oaks 40 miles (64 km) Northwest of Los Angeles. Chico police off...

Sending lawyers to contested vote in Broward County, Florida

Without citing any evidence of wrongdoing, Scott also asked Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate elections offices in the Democratic strongholds of Palm Beach and Broward counties, questioning whether they have been taking too l...

Trump insults reporters, claims Acosta video wasn't altered

Trump has frequently attacked the media, including during his presidential campaign. Abba Shapiro, an independent video producer who examined the Wednesday footage at AP's request, noticed that frames in the tweeted video of the exchange at the ...

Massive California fires destroy town, Malibu ordered to evacuate

Officials were sending as many firefighters as they could, Cal Fire spokesman Rick Carhart said. During the height of the blaze, firefighters completely surrendered firefighting duties in order to focus on rescuing people. He headed for an emergenc...

Trump signs proclamation limiting asylum seekers

The move came as a caravan of thousands of migrants , which Trump has branded an "invasion" of "criminals", makes its way northward through Mexico toward the border. Whitaker is wasting no time settling into his new role. But directing the migra...

'Hero' police officer killed in California bar massacre

The officer who was killed in Thousand Oaks told his wife he loved her before running in to confront the gunman at the Borderline Bar and Grill Wednesday night. Police told the Los Angeles Times that at least 30 shots were fired. Ron Helus ,...

Democrats Win Governor's Races in ME and Midwestern States

Nikki Fried , the Democratic candidate for agriculture commissioner, was also likely headed to a hand recount with Republican Matt Caldwell , who she trailed by 0.06 points, a little more than 4,000 votes. As long as votes are postmarked by Election...

Rashida Tlaib is first Muslim woman elected to U.S. Congress

In 1995, they emigrated to the United States, initially settling in Arlington, Virginia and then moving to Minneapolis. Omar and Michigan's Rashida Tlaib are also the first Muslim women elected to Congress . "Strong, Resilient, Indigenous", read...

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Deadly storms continue their destruction across southern U.S.

A spokeswoman for the Monroe County Sheriff's Office said authorities were in Hamilton and could not be reached for confirmation. The National Weather Service of Fort Worth wen...

Corbyn calls on UK Government to oppose Julian Assange extradition

And so now Julian Assange of Wikileaks has been dragged out of his "sanctuary" in the London embassy of Ecuador for failing to clean his cat's litter box. "And he said, 'I told...

Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry

The letter, co-ordinated by Labour MPs Jess Phillips and Stella Creasy and signed by cross-party members and peers, reads: "We do not presume guilt, of course, but we believe due p...

President Trump Takes Aim At Mueller AGAIN As Report Release Draws Near

In that letter, Barr, who consulted with deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over the Mueller report's conclusions, declined to pursue charges against the president or his all...

Trump Ousts Secret Service Director

According to The Washington Post , the criminal complaint filed by Secret Service agent Samuel Ivanovich stated, "Zhang was asked if the true member. "Very happy with them". C...

US Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen 'leaving her position'

The president on Friday dropped his nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Ronald Vitiello , telling reporters , "We want to go in a tougher direction". Last year, ...

Trump flies to border to push tough line on Mexico

We can't take you. "Our area is full". Trump was set to visit a section of border fencing in Calexico that had been replaced, referring to it as a "new" section of his long-pro...

Who is Libyan National Army leader Khalifa Hifter?

Both the Libyan National Army and the United Nations -backed government have various militias supporting them. The moves, supported by statements from official LNA sources that ...

US Congress subpoenas Trump White House for full Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee and as much information as possible to the public. In four-page summary of Mr Mueller's report on March 24, Mr Barr wrote that the special counsel...

USA defense chief hints Turkey will drop S-400 bid

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu appeared unmoved by the USA threats, saying the purchase of the S-400 system "is a done deal". The US is at an inflexion point in a yea...

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France and Ireland ‘in solidarity’ over Brexit

France and Ireland ‘in solidarity’ over Brexit

Speaking in Paris after talks there with Mr Varadkar yesterday, French President Emmanuel Macron said: "I'm fully aware of the tremendous difficulties such a situation would brin...

White House Claims Trump’s Serious About Border Shutdown

White House Claims Trump’s Serious About Border Shutdown

Auto companies have privately warned the White House in recent days it would lead to the idling of U.S. auto plants within days because they rely on prompt deliveries of component...

Woman attending University of SC was stabbed to death, coroner says

Woman attending University of SC was stabbed to death, coroner says

Police have arrested 24-year-old Nathaniel D. Rowland on charges of murder and kidnapping, Holbrook said. At about 1.30am on Friday, authorities say, Josephson got separated from...

Turkey's Erdogan says ruling AKP to 'correct shortcomings' after losing Ankara

Turkey's Erdogan says ruling AKP to 'correct shortcomings' after losing Ankara

For his supporters, Erdogan remains the strong leader they believe Turkey needs and they tout the country's economic development over the years he and the AKP have been in powe...

PM should 'look closely' at customs union Brexit, says minister

PM should 'look closely' at customs union Brexit, says minister

In the last round, 188 MPs voted for this plan and 283 voted against. Time is of the essence, we have got Brexit to deliver. Lawmakers rejected her Brexit deal with the Euro...