Grassley trades Judiciary leadership for Senate Finance Chairmanship

I very much appreciate Senator Grassley's leadership of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Handing in the gavel on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Grassley will become the lead on the Senate Finance Committee. Graham would preside over hearings for a ... More..

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New Brexit secretary to focus on UK's readiness for exit
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

New Brexit secretary to focus on UK's readiness for exit

They are aiming for 48 letters of no confidence, the number needed for a vote under Conservative Party rules. Meanwhile, most Twitter users have remained sarcastic about how May preferred to cope with the str...More..

Modi's maiden Maldives trip signals support for Solih government
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Modi's maiden Maldives trip signals support for Solih government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the oath-taking ceremony of Maldivian president-elect Ibrahim Mahmood Solih on Saturday in Male . Noting that President Solih briefed PM Modi on the dire economic...More..

US to oppose UN Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

US to oppose UN Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise

Nikki Haley, the U.S.'s United Nations envoy, made the announcement in which she called "useless" the annual resolution. However, "given the resolution's anti-Israel bias, as well as the militarization of the S...More..

Trump says he won't listen to Khashoggi death tape
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Trump says he won't listen to Khashoggi death tape

The CIA's finding tying Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler to his death was disputed by the Saudi embassy in Washington Friday, who claimed their assessment was "false". President Donald Trump has said the...More..

Brexit: 'Lazarus-like' Amber Rudd urges Tory dissenters to pull back
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Brexit: 'Lazarus-like' Amber Rudd urges Tory dissenters to pull back

She left from the Cabinet after she "inadvertently misled" the Home Affairs Select Committee over targets for the removal of illegal immigrants. Meanwhile, Leave-supporting Stephen Barclay has been promoted t...More..

Elvis awarded highest civilian honour at Trump ceremony
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Elvis awarded highest civilian honour at Trump ceremony

One of the recipients of the medal, the USA government's highest civilian honour, was late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia , who passed away at age 79 in 2016. Trump said Scalia transformed the America...More..

Trump Insists Raking Would Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Trump Insists Raking Would Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels

The Camp Fire and another huge blaze have created a serious smoke problem across vast areas of the country´s largest state. "We didn't discuss it", Trump said a moment later. Forest Service, he said. "I m...More..

Netanyahu’s main coalition partner pushes for early election
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Netanyahu’s main coalition partner pushes for early election

Lieberman made the remarks on Friday - two days after resigning his post in protest against a Tuesday cease-fire between Israel and Hamas-led resistance factions. Close confidants of Netanyahu have also added t...More..

Homeless Samaritan tale raised $400K. Police say it's a lie
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Homeless Samaritan tale raised $400K. Police say it's a lie

The couple said Bobbitt had given McClure his last $20 to buy gas for her vehicle when he found her stuck along a highway outside Philadelphia, and they wanted to return the act of kindness. But after a judge ...More..

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide that killed millions
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide that killed millions

Scholars had debated whether suppression of the Chams, a Muslim ethnic group whose members had put up a small but futile resistance against the Khmer Rouge, amounted to genocide. On November 16, 2018, the two a...More..

UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

May and her proposed European Union withdrawal agreement , ending speculation they would follow four other ministers who resigned this week in protest of the deal. The EU and Britain need an agreement to k...More..

Economists warn United Kingdom may be hit by recession in Brexit deal
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Economists warn United Kingdom may be hit by recession in Brexit deal

Mr Barclay, a MP for North East Cambridgeshire and Leave supporter , had been serving as a minister at the department for health and social care. He said: "We now need to keep up the momentum to finalise the...More..

Scientists set to change definition of the kilogram
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Scientists set to change definition of the kilogram

Scientists from 60 countries voted in a historic event in Versailles, France on Friday to change the definition of the kilogram , basing it on electric currents rather than a single solid object. Taking into...More..

Pres. Trump heading to California as wildfire death tolls climbs to 74
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Pres. Trump heading to California as wildfire death tolls climbs to 74

Wearing a camouflage "USA" hat, Trump gazed solemnly at the devastation in Paradise. Trees were burned, their branches bare and twisted. The home had burned down to its concrete foundation. Trump sparked contro...More..

Florida mid-terms: Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Florida mid-terms: Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis

Jai and I wanted to take a moment to congratualte Mr. DeSantis on becoming the next governor of the great state of Florida". 'We are going to keep fighting, ' Gillum tweeted. Democrat Andrew Gillum says he ...More..

Donald Trump: New York Times Should Retract Story Questioning Mike Pence Loyalty
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Donald Trump: New York Times Should Retract Story Questioning Mike Pence Loyalty

Trump, the Times reported, has questioned Pence's loyalty so often "that he has alarmed some of his advisers". "They made up sources and refused to ask me, the only one that would know, for a quote". "Just mo...More..

U.S. Dept. of Education introduces new regulation proposal for sexual misconduct
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

U.S. Dept. of Education introduces new regulation proposal for sexual misconduct

Under DeVos's new plan, colleges would only be required to investigate allegations that occur on campus, somewhere owned by the school, or at a school-funded event. Opponents say the proposal would deter victim...More..

Kerala: Sabarimala temple reopens for rituals amid tight security
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Kerala: Sabarimala temple reopens for rituals amid tight security

The decision brought much relief to police and the other authorities concerned who had been on tenterhooks right from the time Ms. Desai and her team arrived by an Indigo flight amidst stiff protests at 4.40 ...More..

Protester Killed By Motorist In Accident During French Road Blockades
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Protester Killed By Motorist In Accident During French Road Blockades

Tens of thousands of people across France have protested against high fuel prices, in mass rallies that turned violent when clashes erupted in parts of the country and a protester was accidentally run over and ...More..

Argentina locates missing submarine one year later
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Argentina locates missing submarine one year later

Ocean Infinity, a maritime company that can search and map the seabed, was hired by Argentina following the failure of a massive global operation to find the vessel after it went missing in the South Atlantic...More..

Trying to make Yemeni child smile 'like tickling a ghost'
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Trying to make Yemeni child smile 'like tickling a ghost'

On Thursday, the White House issued a veto threat against the Bahrain resolution, saying the sales of 120 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System pods and 110 Army Tactical Missile System pods are intended for t...More..

Oxford Dictionary picks ‘toxic’ as 2018 word of year
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Oxford Dictionary picks ‘toxic’ as 2018 word of year

Some of the short listed words include 'gaslighting, ' 'incel, ' 'cakeism, ' and 'big dick energy'. Our corpus data shows that, after "chemical", "masculinity" is the most-used word in conjunction with tox...More..

GA GOV: It's Over! Democrat Stacey Abrams Admits Defeat
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

GA GOV: It's Over! Democrat Stacey Abrams Admits Defeat

Abrams, who was vying to become the first black woman ever elected governor in US history, had alleged throughout the campaign that Kemp, who stepped down as secretary of state after the election, had been work...More..

El Chapo trial starts, Paradise wildfire survivor, 7-Eleven and ICE
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

El Chapo trial starts, Paradise wildfire survivor, 7-Eleven and ICE

Lichtman also said that Zambada had been left free because he "bribes the entire government of Mexico including up to the very top, the current president of Mexico", Enrique Pena Nieto. Prosecutors argue that...More..

Trump Says He's Giving Mueller Questions a Personal Touch
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Trump Says He's Giving Mueller Questions a Personal Touch

I answered the questions very easily. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump said he wrote the answers to the questions himself. "I write answers", Trump said. "I'm very happy with nearly all of my c...More..

Michelle Obama Jokes George Clooney Is Her
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Michelle Obama Jokes George Clooney Is Her "Freebie"

Michelle Obama told Kimmel of her daughters. Michelle Obama appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday and was asked by DeGeneres about the three previous presidential inaugurations she had attende...More..

Judge Sides with CNN in Dispute Over White House Access
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Judge Sides with CNN in Dispute Over White House Access

He left open the possibility, however, that the White House could seek to revoke it again if it provided that due process, emphasizing the "very limited" nature of his ruling and saying he was not making a judg...More..

Trump aide Ricardel forced out after showdown with first lady
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Trump aide Ricardel forced out after showdown with first lady

In a highly unusual move on Tuesday, Melania Trump's office called publicly for the ouster of a senior member of her husband's staff earlier this week. "I'm not going to go into a hypothetical of what if, who...More..

Trump lashes out at Macron over defence proposal
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Trump lashes out at Macron over defence proposal

Theresa May's congratulatory call to Donald Trump following the USA midterm elections didn't end with pleasantries between the two world leaders. In five posts on Tuesday after a visit to Paris to mark t...More..

Federal prosecutors accidentally disclose that WikiLeaks' Assange has already been secretly indicted
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Federal prosecutors accidentally disclose that WikiLeaks' Assange has already been secretly indicted

USA intelligence agencies concluded that the emails were taken by Russian government hackers as part of an operation aimed at helping the campaign of Donald Trump. Even if he is charged, Assange's coming to the...More..

Red Cross says conditions not right for Rohingyas to return
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Red Cross says conditions not right for Rohingyas to return

Rohingya refugees are nervous about repatriation that was scheduled to take place on Thursday because of past violence and lack of guarantees from the Myanmar government. "The Bangladesh government will be s...More..

This is all that's left of fire-ravaged California town
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

This is all that's left of fire-ravaged California town

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told those gathered at a news briefing that the number of missing persons reflected ongoing work by emergency response personnel sifting through reports, but said numerous un...More..

Soros group slams Facebook, calling it ‘active in promoting’ hate and misinformation
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Soros group slams Facebook, calling it ‘active in promoting’ hate and misinformation

Facebook, one of a handful of tech giants known for a measured and often silent approach to communications , has vehemently hit back at a New York Times article that reported how its leadership team strugg...More..

Monkey kills baby boy in India's Agra
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Monkey kills baby boy in India's Agra

Currently, there are over 25,000 monkeys in the city, according to municipal corporation officials. The baby died of his injuries at a local hospital. "There are bruises on the child's left hand". "There ar...More..