• Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

I think this is yet another indication that this unauthorized, unconstitutional war - from our standpoint - is not something that we ought to be fighting. Schiff says Trump is telegraphing to despots he will have "their back" if they praise or do business with him. Corker also said that there could be action in his committee as soon as Wednesday ...

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  • Much of Mexican border crisis 'caused by Trump' - activist
Much of Mexican border crisis 'caused by Trump' - activist

At least one man was wounded, he told AFP. Irineo Mujica, who has accompanied the migrants for weeks as part of the aid group Pueblo Sin Fronteras, said the aim of Sunday's march toward the USA border was to make the migrants' plight more visible to the governments of Mexico and the U.S.

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  • General Motors Says Factory Closings and Restructuring Will Cost 14,700 Jobs
General Motors Says Factory Closings and Restructuring Will Cost 14,700 Jobs

In a dramatic move, GM will be "unallocating" Lordstown Assembly in OH, which builds the Chevrolet Cruze; the company's famed Detroit/Hamtramck Assembly, home of the Cadillac CT6, the Buick LaCrosse , the Chevrolet Volt, and the Chevrolet Impala; and Oshawa Car Assembly in Ontario, Canada, which produces the Impala, the Cadillac XTS, and rec...

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  • Melania Trump unveils lavish White House Christmas decorations
Melania Trump unveils lavish White House Christmas decorations

First Lady Melania Trump officially revealed the 2018 Christmas White House on Monday as she and President Trump get ready to kick off a busy month of holiday festivities. Four custom-made mantelpieces feature the skylines of New York, St. Louis, Chicago and San Francisco. In the East Room are four 14-foot trees displaying 72 handmade paper orn...

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  • Brexit: Donald Tusk says deal 'will avoid hard border'
Brexit: Donald Tusk says deal 'will avoid hard border'

Prime Minister Theresa May met EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels and the pair made progress on the terms of the agreement, according to officials on both sides. Agreements on "equivalence" of financial services regulations and access and quotas for fishing should be reached in time to come into effect at the end of the transit...

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  • Taiwan President resigns as head of party after losses in local elections
Taiwan President resigns as head of party after losses in local elections

Meanwhile, President Tsai Ing-wen quit as leader of Taiwan's governing party after defeats in local elections. Ahead of the vote, Tsai and DPP officials repeatedly accused China of meddling in the lead-up to the elections by operating a "fake news" campaign.

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  • Trump Defends Ivanka's Private Emails
Trump Defends Ivanka's Private Emails

The Trump International sits atop federally owned land (meaning, essentially, that Trump is leasing the site from himself) and plays host to legions of foreign diplomats - which has helped make the hotel a target of lawsuits alleging that he is violating "emoluments" provisions of the Constitution that forbid the president from taking any gifts, re...

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  • Turkey accuses Trump of turning 'blind eye' to Khashoggi murder
Turkey accuses Trump of turning 'blind eye' to Khashoggi murder

The Washington Post reported that Trump was vague with who he blamed for the killing. France appears to be shrugging off concerns about the Saudi crown prince's presence at a Group of 20 summit next week, despite global concern over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi .

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  • Shooting In Alabama Mall Causes Chaos Among Black Friday Shoppers
Shooting In Alabama Mall Causes Chaos Among Black Friday Shoppers

They encountered a 21-year-old from Hueytown, who was fleeing the mall while brandishing a pistol, according to police. One teen is dead and two others are injured following a shooting at an Alabama mall prior to Black Friday shopping . "We are working closely with the Hoover Police Department". A high school senior, who chose to get involved ...

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  • Police go to island to look into U.S. man's death
Police go to island to look into U.S. man's death

The fishermen have said they saw the tribe burying Chau's body on the beach the following day, a fellow missionary wrote in an email to his mother, the Washington Post reported. Authorities say Chau arrived in the area on October 16 and stayed on another island while he prepared to travel to North Sentinel. "We had no prior knowledge of J...

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  • Chicago hospital shooting leaves 4 dead, including police officer and gunman
Chicago hospital shooting leaves 4 dead, including police officer and gunman

It's not clear whether he was killed by police or someone else, or whether he died by suicide. Her name has not been released. The suspect was shot in the chest before he shot himself, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi . He then ran into the hospital shooting at random and killed Ms Less, who was getting off an escalator at the ...

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  • Philippines loan talks: Xi Jinping to visit Manila this week
Philippines loan talks: Xi Jinping to visit Manila this week

In the joint statement, the Philippines reaffirmed its stance on the matter, siding with China. Xi Jinping sealed a raft of deals Tuesday during a trip to Manila as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's administration shrugs off US warnings about accepting Chinese cash.

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

Pelosi's father, the late former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., was a very powerful Democrat in Maryland politics in the mid-20th Century. No challenger to Pelosi has come forward, though, and the letter didn't say what the group will do if no one emerges.

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  • Trump 'stands with' Saudi Arabia and defends crown prince over Khashoggi
Trump 'stands with' Saudi Arabia and defends crown prince over Khashoggi

After spending two and a half months outside of the kingdom, in what some suggested was a self-imposed exile, Prince Ahmed returned to the kingdom last month as the news surrounding Khashoggi's murder drew worldwide criticism. He said he will consider their recommendations, but only if they are "consistent with the absolute security and safety of A...

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  • Finland's President Denies Having Conversation About 'Raking' With Trump
Finland's President Denies Having Conversation About 'Raking' With Trump

Donald Trump twice referred to the fire-ravaged California town of Paradise as "Pleasure" during a weekend visit to survey the damage. As the fires gradually come under control, the focus will shift from the emergency response to longer-term challenges such as housing the displaced and debating the state's fire strategy.

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  • Multiple victims after gunman opens fire at USA hospital
Multiple victims after gunman opens fire at USA hospital

Police say "at least one possible offender is shot", and "officers are doing a methodical search" of the hospital, according to NBC News . Police have secured the hospital and patients are safe, the hospital said Monday afternoon. "I am scared as hell". "I don't know what happened", the unnamed employee told the Tribune . "This was very t...

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  • Blok drafts 'emergency law' to cover threat of no-deal Brexit
Blok drafts 'emergency law' to cover threat of no-deal Brexit

Speculation is mounting over whether he has received the 48 letters of no confidence required to challenge her leadership of the Conservative Party. But the CBI employers' group is urging MPs to consult the business leaders in their constituencies when THEY come to vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.

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  • Colorado man gets life for murders of pregnant wife, children
Colorado man gets life for murders of pregnant wife, children

It was an emotional day in court for the sentencing of Chris Watts who pleaded guilty to murdering daughters Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, and his pregnant wife Shanann Watts, 34, who was carrying their unborn son Nico. After the plea deal was announced, Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke told reporters that authorities have a partial mot...

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  • White House to Revoke Acosta’s Press Pass Again at End of Month
White House to Revoke Acosta’s Press Pass Again at End of Month

President Donald Trump watches as a White House aide reaches to take away a microphone from CNN journalist Jim Acosta during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Many journalists have challenged the administration's actions against Acosta , pointing out that aggressive questioning is a tradition that dates ...

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  • New guidelines issued for how schools handle sex assaults
New guidelines issued for how schools handle sex assaults

The rule proposal has a 60-day public comment period that begins when the Federal Register publishes the document, which has not yet been scheduled according to the document on the Department of Education website . Education secretary Betsy DeVos said the proposals are created to ensures fairness for students on both sides of accusations, whil...

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  • Brexit : Theresa May under pressure from eurosceptics
Brexit : Theresa May under pressure from eurosceptics

The five ministers, who have all -attended Ms Leadsom's "pizza nights" to thrash out strategy, could also help Mrs May avoid a vote of no-confidence from her MPs, as they are in a position to influence Leave supporters who might be contemplating calling for one.

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  • Khashoggi Murder Investigation Conclusions Not Near, State Dept. Claims - President Trump Briefed
Khashoggi Murder Investigation Conclusions Not Near, State Dept. Claims - President Trump Briefed

Trump called CIA Director Gina Haspel and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from Air Force One as he flew to California to view wildfire damage, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said . " Because it's a suffering tape , it's a awful tape", Trump said. He also said he wanted to preserve the strong relationship with Saudi Arabia amid the murde...

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  • Trump Awards Nation's Highest Civilian Honor To Sen. Orrin Hatch
Trump Awards Nation's Highest Civilian Honor To Sen. Orrin Hatch

Former US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia , who died in 2016 and was replaced by a Trump nominee, also received the award, along with Orrin Hatch, a conservative senator who is retiring in two months after a 41-year career. But Elliott Abrams, who held foreign policy positions under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, called the comp...

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  • Sabarimala: After 11 Hrs At Cochin Airport, Trupti Desai Flies Back Home
Sabarimala: After 11 Hrs At Cochin Airport, Trupti Desai Flies Back Home

He accused the Kerala government of trying to destroy the Sabarimala temple. The situation was prevented from getting out of hand largely due to concerted effort by CIAL airport authorities, CISF and district administration who were seen shuttling between Desai and the protesters led by BJP, RSS and Sabarimala Karma Samithi.

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  • Michelle Obama says un-first lady-like things for Jimmy Kimmel
Michelle Obama says un-first lady-like things for Jimmy Kimmel

At first, Obama was skeptical - "So, you want me to just look at those cards and read what you've said?" she asked - but she quickly came around to the bit. Elsewhere on The Ellen Show , while the former First Lady tried to sign copies of her book at Costco , Ellen was being... well Ellen. "I'd ill-advisedly bought new white sneakers to wear ...

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  • McCarthy Wins Minority Leader Race
McCarthy Wins Minority Leader Race

That became unnecessary when Republicans lost the House on Election Day, as the race for minority leader is considered much lower stakes than the race to be speaker. "We need to be making decisions that are evidence based". Sen. Deb Fischer on Wednesday lost her bid for a Republican Senate leadership position after a GOP caucus contest with Sen...

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  • Trump says he finished his written answers in Russia probe
Trump says he finished his written answers in Russia probe

Papadopoulos in the first instance", wrote lawyers at Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP, who now represent Papadopoulos, adding that in such an outcome his "conviction would be reversed". Trump, in turn, contended that the criticism was unfair since Mueller also was not confirmed for his post. The president also took note of news coverage ...

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  • Trump seeks to land blow against media in court fight with CNN
Trump seeks to land blow against media in court fight with CNN

Federal Judge Timothy J. Kelly , a Trump appointee, on Friday granted CNN's request for a temporary restraining order restoring Acosta's "hard pass" - which permits access to the White House grounds - after CNN had argued Acosta's First and Fifth Amendment rights had been violated by the suspension of his press pass.

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  • Facebook Tries to Mop Up Mess Over Its Shady PR Tactics
Facebook Tries to Mop Up Mess Over Its Shady PR Tactics

On Russia , Zuckerberg declared in the fall of 2016 that it was "crazy" to think Facebook had been used to help Donald Trump win the United States presidency, but the report said in-house experts knew this not to be the case. Mark Zuckerberg also said he didn't know Facebook hired Definers . On Tuesday, the numbers of accounts removed...

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  • IDF Shoots Gaza 'Fisherman' Refusing to Back Away from Israel's Border
IDF Shoots Gaza 'Fisherman' Refusing to Back Away from Israel's Border

IDF soldiers shot and killed a Gaza "fisherman" on Wednesday who refused to back away from the border with Israel when ordered to do so by Israeli soldiers. "We reiterate our view that there can be no military solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict". Meir's conclusion was shared by other analysts such as Ha'aretz journalist Amos Harel, who w...

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  • Saudi admits journalist Khashoggi dismembered in consulate
Saudi admits journalist Khashoggi dismembered in consulate

His comments came shortly after Saudi Arabia admitted that 59-year-old Khashoggi was drugged and dismembered inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate last month. "Graham, a senior republican senator, and Bob Corker, the chair of the foreign relations committee, have called for an immediate end to the arms deals that the U.S.

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  • Homeless vet, couple in viral campaign faked story
Homeless vet, couple in viral campaign faked story

According to McClure, Bobbitt approached her vehicle, told her it wasn't safe and went to purchase her gas with his last $20. Johnny Bobbitt (left) stands with his would-be benefactors Kate McClure and Mark D'Amico at the petrol station where the good deed was said to have happened.

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  • Cold start, Rain develops Monday afternoon
Cold start, Rain develops Monday afternoon

Still, the high pressure dominating, keeping the weather front at bay but as the high shift further north, the winds, instead of coming right from the south, start coming more from the east. and 2:00 p.m., and rain likely after 2:00 p.m. Even in the southern Poconos, where the lowest temperatures are anticipated, it's likely to be an all rain event...

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  • California wildfires: Footage gives terrifying perspective of evacuation
California wildfires: Footage gives terrifying perspective of evacuation

On Monday, Trump praised the several thousand firefighters battling the blazes, saying, "The California Fire Fighters, (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) and First Responders are fantastic and very fearless". He shared an images showing his house and his truck destroyed by the fire as he returned with a dust mask around his face. "Winds ...

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  • Libya's PM Sarraj meets eastern commander Haftar in Palermo
Libya's PM Sarraj meets eastern commander Haftar in Palermo

The United States welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the November 12-13 conference on Libya in Palermo , which brought Libyan and worldwide leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya's institutions break their political deadlock and ensure a secure and prosperous future for all Libyans...

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