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Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren launches 2020 presidential bid

She'll be introduced by Congressman Joe Kennedy III, a fellow Massachusetts Democrat who will also endorse her candidacy, according to a source familiar with his plans. In all, the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination may be the m...

Venezuela: I won't let United States aid cross the border, says President Maduro

The aid, which arrived in Cucuta on Thursday, includes flour, lentils, rice and cooking oil as well as personal hygiene items like toothbrushes and soap, Colombian, Venezuelan and United States officials told reporters. He insisted that Venezuela i...

Three weather warnings issued as Storm Erik approaches Ireland

Firefighters swooped on the scene before the road was closed. This orange warning will be valid from 5am to 1pm on Friday. The Met Office has issued an urgent yellow alert weather warning of 60mph winds in Devon and Cornwall as Storm Erik bat...

House Intel committee postpones Michael Cohen's testimony

Schiff indicated that the panel had uncovered evidence of such vulnerabilities while under Republican leadership but neglected to pursue it. Michael Conaway of Texas and Chris Stewart of Utah, confirmed the outcome of the vote, which took place behin...

Trump, North Korea's Kim to Meet in Vietnam Feb. 27-28

In the State of the Union address before the US Congress on the same day, President Trump had said he would meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam on February 27-28. Trump said the United States spent a fortune on a base in Iraq. ...

US Senate rejects Donald Trump’s rushed withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan

McConnell's amendment seem to mark a day of taking aim at Trump's more controversial foreign policy positions. "We will be looking at a national emergency because I don't think anything's going to happen" concerning an agreement, Trump told repor...

US Democratic governor under fire for racist yearbook photo

Ralph Northam has told a source he now believes it is not him in a racist yearbook photo and, despite mounting pressure to resign, that he will not do so, according a top Virginia Democratic source who spoke to the governor on Saturday.

U.S. suspends Cold War-era nuclear treaty with Russia

Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, is expected to announce today that the US will pull out of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987. Washington has said that if Russian Federatio...

Christie: Booker Could be Problem for Trump in 2020

Kamala Harris , spiritual author Marianne Williamson, and businessman Andrew Yang. But Mr Booker will face tough competition in the party's primary, with a number of hotly-tipped candidates having already announced their intentions to run.

Huawei's CFO Meng requests change in sureties for bail conditions

The charges against Meng , filed in federal court in NY, allege that between 2007 and 2017 she, Huawei and the subsidiaries sought to mask their business with Iran in violation of U.S. In Ottawa, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Ca...

Chris Christie's Advice to Trump on Mueller: Stay Quiet

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday's " The Late Show " that he would be a better president than Donald Trump . "It's one of the most loathsome, disgusting crimes that I prosecuted...and I was the US at...

Weather Forecaster Warns Of "Snow Bomb" Hitting UK This Week

Three to five centimeters of snow is predicted, with up to 10 cm in a few places . Lines of showers run in from the west during Tuesday bringing wintry showers and a cold front engages with the low to the south and this could bring snow too.

Acting AG says Mueller’s probe is ‘close to being completed’

If confirmed by the Senate , Barr would oversee Mueller's investigation into whether Trump's 2016 presidential campaign conspired with Russian Federation. William Barr , Trump's pick to permanently replace Sessions, pledged earlier this month that h...

Stone Cold Theory: Pence and Trump Will Both Be Charged

He added that he would define the level of cooperation with Mueller's investigation after his lawyers "discuss something". On Sunday, Stone said he was "mindful" of Mueller's "ability to induce people to say things that are not true, particularly p...

Before inauguration, Trump contacted Russia, Wikileaks at least 100 times

This aggressive response to being arrested was foreshadowed when Stone spoke to reporters outside a courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Friday and said that he had been "falsely accused". The charging documents included new details about Trump aid...

Wind chill advisory for Richland County on Friday morning

A strong clipper system will sweep across the country ushering in the bitterly cold air and life-threatening wind chills. With wind chill warnings come a higher potential for frostbite, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight , it will b...

Nigeria opposition party pauses election campaign over suspension of judge

The President suspended Onnoghen on Friday and appointed Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed to take his position, although in acting capacity. Buhari said he was acting in accordance with a ruling by the tribunal - a ruling which Onnoghen is challenging....

Florida elections chief resigns when blackface photos emerge

Mr Ertel was Seminole County supervisor of elections for 14 years, winning four elections to the role. He also worked as a public information officer for both the Seminole County government and Visit Florida. "Personally, I do not believe these ...

3-year-old boy goes missing from grandmother's backyard

A release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation said he was discovered by a professional search and rescue crew in Craven County. Authorities said the boy appeared to be in good health and was being evaluated at a hospital. Casey was recei...

Women’s March Leader Refuses to Acknowledge Israel’s Right to Exist

Saturday's event came a day after Women's March leaders unveiled a 10-prong political platform that the group says will outline "realistically achievable" priorities, such as raising the federal minimum wage, addressing reproductive rights and ...

Forecast: Cold Monday, More Moderate This Week

By Monday , we will see slightly less cold air begin to return to the region, with highs climbing into the middle and even upper 20s. However, still, 10-15 degrees below normal for Highs. "A unsafe drop in temperatures is expected today into tomo...

Extreme cold warning issued for region

Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning Sunday afternoon for London and Middlesex County, with frigid temperatures expected to continue all day Monday. Risks are greatest for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, ...

Trump offers immigration protection in exchange for border wall

In return, Trump again requested US$5.7 billion for a "strategic deployment of physical barriers" at the US-Mexico border. "Whether it's personal or not, it's not personal for me", Trump said . "These are steel barriers in high priority locations"...

Ghana: Government Condemns Murder of Tiger Eye PI Undercover Journalist

Explaining his opinion on the matter, Hank Johnson who is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district said the value of Ahmed Suale's work and America's principles of freedom of the press warrant that it gets involved to promptly...

On Day 28, no sign of end to US partial government shutdown

The House has passed spending bills that would fund the government but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has refused to take up the bills. Phillips said the group was not there to negotiate but "to better understand each other, which ...

Several inches of snow in this weekend’s forecast

Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches expected. That storm will be followed by a freeze-up as a blast of Arctic Air will bring the coldest air of the season. It's heavy for a time before becoming a wintry mix Sunday . Several inches of snow re...

China's US trade surplus hit record in 2018 but tariffs bite

President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to be able to reach a trade deal with China, which is feeling the impact of U.S. tariffs. Customs data showed that Chinese exports rose 11.3 percent in 2018 to $478.4 billion, while imports from the USA...

Authorities name man who killed rookie Davis officer

Then a gunman emerged from the shadows. To send money they suggest writing a check to the Natalie Corona Memorial Fund and either drop it off or mail it to the Davis Police Department located at 2600 5th St. She had just completed six months of f...

Trump’s weekend: new Russian Federation questions, shutdown irritants

Trump went on a Twitter tirade in response to The New York Times' report, slamming multiple former Federal Bureau of Investigation officials who have been fired. Judge Thomas Ellis, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District, said a year a...

A Massive Winter Storm Blankets Parts Of The US, Kills Five

At Lambert International Airport in St. Louis, most flights were canceled or delayed on Saturday. Britt Smith, Jefferson City Public Works operations division director, said: "This snow is probably one of the wettest snows I've seen, and I've bee...

May will face confidence motion in her govt 'soon', says Corbyn

Meanwhile, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable said it would be "outrageous and unforgivable" if a no-deal Brexit was allowed to happen, adding: "I think Parliament will take control of this process, will insist that we pursue the option of no Brex...

Few Democrat Senators Are Against The BDS Movement

Congressional Democrats oppose the wall. Trump has refused to back down from his demand for a wall. On Monday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY told fellow Democrats he would vote to block debate on the measure until McConnell agrees ...

Wisconsin Teen Safe after Escaping Three-month Kidnapping Ordeal

She says she and her husband once caught them siphoning gas. "He seemed like a quiet kid", she said. Jayme was skinny and dirty, wearing shoes too big for her feet, but appeared outwardly OK, the neighbors said. "Tonight, we actually got false news...

Woman dies after getting trapped inside clothes donation box in Toronto

As recently as 2014, a person getting stuck inside a donation bin was so rare - and seemed so benign - that it was cause for jokes. Emergency crews rushed to the scene in Toronto, Canada, on Tuesday, where rescuers cut the metal supports on the bin...

Thai authorities will not deport Saudi teen seeking asylum in Australia

Earlier on Monday, Thai officials admitted having contact with the Saudi embassy before her arrival, after previously denying it. Images released by Thai immigration police show Ms Alqunun leaving her room at a Bangkok airport hotel where she b...

Trump Threatens to Halt Disaster Aid to California Fire Victims

A day earlier, Trump visited the scorched remains of Paradise, a city of 27,000 that was mostly destroyed by a wildfire that killed at least 86 people and leveled more than 10,000 homes. I will continue to work in Congress, and with the Administrat...

With Trump in waiting, Kim courts China's support

Kim traveled to China - his most important security and trade partner - before meetings a year ago with Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The spokesman says he hopes impending China-North Korea talks will also help contribute to achievi...

Isis missile strike injures two SAS soldiers in Syria

The fighters were captured as part of Operation Jazeera Storm, which is charged with liberating the last areas of Syria that remain under ISIS control, Bali's statement said . The SDF reported capturing two Pakistani citizens in addition to the tw...

Asian, European Stocks Rebound Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

Trump has said talks toward a deal are progressing well, but it was unclear if Beijing will yield to key USA demands over trade imbalances, market access, and alleged Chinese abuses of intellectual property. tariffs and Beijing could retaliate. ...

John Bolton makes US Syria withdrawal conditional on IS defeat, Kurds safety

At the same time , National Security Advisor of the United States John Bolton warned the authorities of Damascus that the US troops withdrawal from Syria shouldn't be considered as a green light for using chemical weapons. Bolton said Trump has ...

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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...

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

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

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

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

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...

Linda McMahon is leaving the Small Business Administration

McMahon, who joined Trump in speaking to reporters, thanked the president and discussed the work she did for the Small Business Administration. "She did a terrific job for Presid...

International Red Cross ready for Venezuela humanitarian aid operation

If Vladimir Putin decides to establish or expand any kind of operations there, the United States would consider the move to be a "direct threat" to worldwide peace, Reuters rep...

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Hamas backs Egypt proposal for calm on Israel border

Hamas backs Egypt proposal for calm on Israel border

Israeli forces opened live fire and tear gas canisters toward Palestinians who gathered near the barbed-wire fence between Gaza and Israel to the east and north of the Strip to t...

House Democrats Fail To Override Trump’s Veto On Border Crisis

House Democrats Fail To Override Trump’s Veto On Border Crisis

Tuesday's vote seems certain to fail, which means his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border would stand. Trump declared the national emergency on February 15...

House introduces climate bill the day after Senate rejects Green New Deal

House introduces climate bill the day after Senate rejects Green New Deal

Angus King of ME , who caucuses with Democrats, joined all 53 Senate Republicans in opposing the climate plan. Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), who caucuses with the Democrats, also ...

Islamabad Says Shares 'International Outrage' Over US Decision on Golan Heights

Islamabad Says Shares 'International Outrage' Over US Decision on Golan Heights

In a statement, Saudi Arabia described the Golan Heights as "occupied Syrian Arab land in accordance with the relevant worldwide resolutions". "Annexation of territory by fo...

India Shoots Down Satellite in Space; Modi Hails Major Breakthrough

India Shoots Down Satellite in Space; Modi Hails Major Breakthrough

The country is now developing a plan to launch a manned space mission in 2022. "Space is a place where people should have the freedom to operate", Shanahan told a small group of...