Warren's campaign fires senior staff member for 'inappropriate conduct'

Elizabeth Warren, whose haul over the same period was at $24.6 million, her campaign said. "She didn't take money from Washington lobbyists, corporate PACs or PACs of any kind", Warren's campaign manager, Roger Lau, wrote in an email to supporters F... More..

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Iranian hackers targeted a 2020 presidential campaign
by | Saturday, October 05, 2019

Iranian hackers targeted a 2020 presidential campaign

It then attacked 241 accounts. Microsoft has warned of a hacking effort from Iran targeting accounts related to a USA presidential campaign. A hacking group that is apparently linked to the Iranian govern...More..

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee admits she partly blames herself for his death
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee admits she partly blames herself for his death

He was last seen alive entering the Saudi consulate to pick up marriage papers. Hatice Cengiz said she was haunted by the thought that Khashoggi had been angry with her in the moments before his death when ...More..

USA vaping illness deaths rise to 18 with 1,000 cases reported
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

USA vaping illness deaths rise to 18 with 1,000 cases reported

Mills' office did not immediately respond to questions about whether she will propose a ban on any e-cigarette products, but last week she asked the Maine CDC for recommendations. The FDA said there now does no...More..

The allegations against Israeli PM Netanyahu
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

The allegations against Israeli PM Netanyahu

The hearing offers Netanyahu's legal team a chance to present its defence in hopes of convincing authorities to drop the charges. The leader of the right-wing Likud party is facing a series of pre-trial heari...More..

Amid Impeachment Investigation, President Trump Visits The Villages Touting Healthcare — Intersection
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Amid Impeachment Investigation, President Trump Visits The Villages Touting Healthcare — Intersection

The impersonation was supposed to dramatize Schiff's rivalry that Trump's July 25 cellphone name to Volodymyr Zelensky was a traditional mafia-like shakedown - however has been extensively criticized by conserv...More..

Environmentalists sprays UK ministry with 'blood'
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Environmentalists sprays UK ministry with 'blood'

Biden's comments come hours after a group of climate activists in London accidentally doused themselves with 475 gallons of "fake blood". They dressed in funeral attire and were perched atop an out-of-commissio...More..

UK's Brexit proposals offer possibility of 'tolerable deal' -Conservative eurosceptic
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

UK's Brexit proposals offer possibility of 'tolerable deal' -Conservative eurosceptic

Johnson's proposal for a compromise withdrawal arrangement has been given combined reviews from the European Union's other member nations. However, Johnson rebuffed the criticism, arguing, "We have made genu...More..

Hong Kong teen protester shot by police to be charged
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Hong Kong teen protester shot by police to be charged

Webb notes that the majority of the around two-million of people who've participated in the protests have been peaceful and encourages potential visitors to go ahead with their travel plans. Local media reporte...More..

Trump Asked Australian Prime Minister to Look into Mueller Probe Origins
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Trump Asked Australian Prime Minister to Look into Mueller Probe Origins

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says all Donald Trump wanted in a phone call about a controversial United States inquiry into the Federal Bureau of Investigation was some contact details. The Mueller report was t...More..

Britain unveils new Brexit plan with warning of no deal
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Britain unveils new Brexit plan with warning of no deal

The British government on Wednesday proposed an all-island regulatory zone in Ireland to cover all goods, replacing the so-called backstop arrangement, and was waiting for an official response from its European...More..

Trudeau clashes with Tory rival in first Canada debate
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Trudeau clashes with Tory rival in first Canada debate

Following multiple requests for information, the Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan (IBAS) has put an end to the widespread speculation around Conservative Party leader's insurance past. Trudeau has ...More..

'We're not fooling around' says House Democrat leading impeachment probe
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

'We're not fooling around' says House Democrat leading impeachment probe

Trump mentioned Yovanovitch (but not by name ) on the July 25 phone call with Zelensky, the White House memo of the call showed. Trump, who is seeking a second four-year term as president, has denied wrong...More..

Hong Kong To Soon Ban Face Masks In Protest Crackdown
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Hong Kong To Soon Ban Face Masks In Protest Crackdown

They claim that police were the aggressors, citing video evidence showing the riot officers charging activists with batons and guns drawn. Asked why the officer shot at Tsang's chest instead of his limbs, D...More..

US lawmaker learned of whistleblower's concerns before complaint filed
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

US lawmaker learned of whistleblower's concerns before complaint filed

Trump has denied any sort of wrongdoing, maintaining his call with Zelensky was "perfect" while seeking to undermine the whistleblower, whose complaint brought the telephone call and other related matters to t...More..

Hillary Clinton skewers 'corrupt' Trump amid impeachment inquiry
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Hillary Clinton skewers 'corrupt' Trump amid impeachment inquiry

Publicly, politically, to run for president. Watch above, via ABC . The House of Representatives impeached the former first lady's husband, President Bill Clinton , in 1998 after an investigation revealed...More..

Botham Jean’s Brother Forgives and Hugs Former Dallas Officer During Sentencing
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Botham Jean’s Brother Forgives and Hugs Former Dallas Officer During Sentencing

The sentencing phase of the case will continue Wednesday , and the prosecution and defense will share additional testimony, including from Guyger, who is expected to testify for a second time, The Washington P...More..

Sanders Campaign Pivots Health Scare to Medicare for All Message
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Sanders Campaign Pivots Health Scare to Medicare for All Message

The tweet was Sanders's first public comment since his procedure, which came after the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate experienced discomfort on the campaign trail in Nevada. The health ...More..

Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed By House Intel Committee In Impeachment Inquiry
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed By House Intel Committee In Impeachment Inquiry

On Friday, the US House Committees on Foreign Affairs issued a subpoena to Pompeo for documents regarding the Trump-Ukraine impeachment inquiry. "I am concerned with aspects of your request", Pompeo wrote t...More..

Officer killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Officer killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters

He says he can't remember an attack on police officers of this magnitude. Investigators suspect a workplace row sparked the deadliest attack on police in France in years. A man employed at police headquarters...More..

Adam Schiff knew about whistleblower's complaint before it was filed
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Adam Schiff knew about whistleblower's complaint before it was filed

And he helped to write it, too. President Donald Trump claimed, without evidence, that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff , D-Calif., " helped write" the whistleblower complaint to th...More..

Trump lashes out at rising impeachment storm
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Trump lashes out at rising impeachment storm

Pompeo said he was proud to work with the State Department's Ukraine team, including former special envoy Kurt Volker , who connected Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani to an aide of Zelensky, to help ...More..

Iraq imposes curfew in Baghdad after deadly protests
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Iraq imposes curfew in Baghdad after deadly protests

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi announced a curfew across the capital of Baghdad beginning at 05:00 a.m. (02:00 GMT) on Thursday amid large anti-government protests that have rocked the city, local me...More..

Impeachment standoff: Trump sees ‘hoax,’ Dems a stonewall
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Impeachment standoff: Trump sees ‘hoax,’ Dems a stonewall

The House launched its impeachment inquiry, which threatens Trump's presidency, following a complaint brought by a whistleblower within the USA intelligence community over Trump's request to Zelenskiy. Zelenski...More..

WTO lowers world trade growth forecast to 1.2% for 2019
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

WTO lowers world trade growth forecast to 1.2% for 2019

The WTO gave a forecast range for trade growth this year of 0.5 per cent to 1.6 per cent and for 2020 of 1.7 per cent to 3.7 per cent, with the upper end of the ranges reachable if trade tensions eased. As Chin...More..

Kabul reacts to Taliban delegation's visit to Islamabad
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Kabul reacts to Taliban delegation's visit to Islamabad

Baradar is head of the Taliban's political wing and usually based in Qatar, where for almost a year the insurgents held face-to-face meetings with a USA delegation led by Khalilzad. Apart from the presence of K...More..

North Korea Confirms Successful Test of Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

North Korea Confirms Successful Test of Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

There was no indication that Mr Kim was at the site. South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said the missile travelled about 450km (280 miles) in an easterly direction at a maximum altitude of 910km . Coming ju...More..

Bernie Sanders has heart procedure for blocked artery; cancels campaign events
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Bernie Sanders has heart procedure for blocked artery; cancels campaign events

That said, just hours before Sanders went into the hospital, the campaign was in a good mood. "I'm not as fearful of Elizabeth Warren as Wall Street is", Cramer reiterated Wednesday, a day after he said ...More..

Putin says 'nothing compromising' in Trump call to Ukraine leader
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Putin says 'nothing compromising' in Trump call to Ukraine leader

Putin said he would not mind if his phone calls with Trump were published and that, because of his intelligence background, he always assumed that his words could potentially be published whenever he speaks. ...More..

Reynolds: 'I don't think there's anything' to Trump inquiry
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Reynolds: 'I don't think there's anything' to Trump inquiry

The protocol is for an intelligence official to file a complaint with the inspector general who is expected to refer the matter to the director of national intelligence. "At no point did the committee review or...More..

Trump says he deserves to meet whistleblower
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Trump says he deserves to meet whistleblower

Trump on Monday tweeted a conservative pastor's comment that removing him would provoke a "civil war-like fracture" in America. He needs to be imprisoned & placed in solitary confinement. Wednesday at 9 a.m.,...More..

Rep. Chris Collins Resigns Ahead Of Plea Hearing
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Rep. Chris Collins Resigns Ahead Of Plea Hearing

Louise Slaughter died in March 2018. "Things are moving fast", said GOP consultant Michael Caputo, who advised Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. The Times notes Collins is not required to resign by law, b...More..

WWII era plane crashes at Bradley Airport; airport is closed, officials
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

WWII era plane crashes at Bradley Airport; airport is closed, officials

The aircraft crashed at the end of a runway at 10 a.m. while attempting to land at the airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. Brian Hamer, of Norton, Massachusetts, said he was le...More..

Iran's Rouhani says French plan for talks is broadly acceptable
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Iran's Rouhani says French plan for talks is broadly acceptable

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran supports a plan by European countries to bolster a nuclear deal that Tehran reached with the West in 2015 and from which the United States withdrew past y...More..

Police investigating kangaroo carnage at Tura Beach
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

Police investigating kangaroo carnage at Tura Beach

Three joeys (baby kangaroos) survived the attack and are now in veterinary care, according to Janine Green , a volunteer with Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service ( WIRES ), who found the kangaro...More..