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Key Republican Trey Gowdy defends Federal Bureau of Investigation against Trump attacks

Mollie Hemingway zeroes in on the briefing Gowdy received in " Trey Gowdy Didn't Even See Documents He Claims Exonerate FBI On Spygate: Reports ". Gowdy, a former prosecutor before his congressional career, said he was comfortable with the term inf...

Gowdy: FBI did what we 'want them to do' in Russian Federation investigation

Gowdy, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, attended a classified Justice Department briefing last week over the FBI's use of the confidential source, identified as Stefan A. He said that Trump is not the target of the investigation. "I ...

Trump and Kim are worlds apart on nuclear deal

Kim Yong-chol, the former military intelligence chief and one of the North Korean leader's closest aides, landed mid-afternoon on an Air China flight from Beijing. The talks come as preparations for the highly anticipated summit in Singapore were bar...

At least 50 killed in strike on Taliban leaders

All the attackers were killed by security forces after a almost two-hour assault. No one immediately claimed the attack. Hours after the attack, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the assault in a brief statement carried by its Aama...

Trump is right: Nancy Pelosi does love MS-13

She went on to cross-examine Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on his website's censorship of conservatives, and testify on whether the problem requires new government regulations. He has led Blackburn in recent polls. Joe Donnelly as a "swamp p...

Mattis to China: We aren't backing down

The dialogue comes amid rising criticism from the USA and its allies of Beijing's actions in the South China Sea, and in particular its deployment of advanced weapons and aircraft, including its nuclear-capable H-6K strategic bombers. AP reports i...

Governor Greitens Announces Resignation

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner said in a statement to local media on Tuesday that she has been in contact with the governor's defense team and that she has "reached a fair and just resolution of the pending charges". A St. Louis grand jury i...

Mike Pompeo Ramps Up Pressure On North Korea

Kim Yong-chol, who is suspected of being behind deadly attacks on a South Korean warship and border island in 2010, is subject to sanctions that prevent him entering South Korea or the United States. The US is now trying to convince them that the w...

Russia Demands Only Syrian Military to Remain Stationed On South Western Border

He also claimed the government had "started now opening doors for negotiations" with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish dominated militia alliance that controls parts of northern and eastern Syria where United States forces are stationed...

Flowing lava oozes toward ocean on Hawaii's Big Island

Geological Survey. The warning came in an exchange of tweets with a curious islander, who wanted to know if it was OK to bake the candies over lava from Kilauea "assuming you had a long enough stick". Residents living on the Vacationland develo...

Wildwood Police Release Body Cam Footage Of Controversial Beach Arrest

Emily Weinman , W/F, 20 years old of Philadelphia was charged with Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer (2 Counts), Aggravated Assault by Spitting Bodily Fluids at/on a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Obstruction and Minor in ...

Conservative Crank Dinesh D'Souza To Be Pardoned By Donald Trump

When D'Souza was convicted for the illegal contribution he made to a 2012 U.S. Senate campaign in NY, he claimed the prosecution was being spurred on by the Obama administration. The comment is similar to tweets made recently by Roseanne Barr, whos...

U.S. announces new tariffs on China ahead of talks with Beijing

According to the US, China has "aggressively sought to obtain technology" from US companies and undermine US innovation and creativity. We are ready to take measures if the United States insists on capricious acts, the spokeswoman noted. The new ta...

White House says Venezuela policy not changing

The newlyweds were awaiting visas when Venezuelan police raided their apartment and arrested them on charges of terrorism , espionage and illegal possession of weapons. An American and his wife held almost two years in a Venezuelan jail received a h...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders chokes up at child’s school shooting question

But given the fact that this administration's biggest solution to prevent school shootings is to arm teachers with guns, we don't think they're much concerned about making kids and parents feel safer. The jokes were flying Wednesday after Roseanne B...

Landslide Hits North Carolina Dam, Thousands of People Evacuated

Up to 7 inches of rain caused flooding in Helen, Ga., around 10 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service said. The flash flooding threat continues for the next several days. In Cuba, flooding damaged an oil refinery and caused crude oil to spill ...

US plans walkout as Syria takes reins of UN disarmament forum

The 65 members of the Conference of Disarmament follow the alphabetical order of country names in English to preside the CD session. "Syria's presence here is a travesty... Russia's Permanent Representative to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin earlier req...

Trump’s immigration policy: Up the cruelty, dodge the blame

Let's get down to brass tacks. The surge comes in the wake of the Trump administration's new tactic to criminally prosecute every person who crosses into the United States illegally, which requires them to be separated from any children they ...

Man climbs 4 storeys in seconds to rescue dangling child in Paris

Paris prosecutor François Molins told the BFM television network that the father of the child had gone grocery shopping but was delayed in coming home as chose to play the smartphone game after leaving the store. In the video, you can see Mamou...

India, Russia conclude negotiations for S-400 Triumf air defence missile deal

India is now a top destination for Iran's oil exports. A PTI report suggested that India and Russia are working on finding a solution to evade legal provisions in United States law which imposes sanctions on countries and entities transacting w...

Hawaii family are displaced by volcano eruption

Fissure 18 has produced channelized flows, which have advanced about one-third of the way (1.2 miles) toward the coast. With an increase in emissions, there's more vog, said Lisa Young, environmental health specialist for the state health departmen...

"Spygate" Has Comey and Clapper in the Cross-hairs

US President Donald Trump speaks after signing the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 24, 2018. In her first first full-length interview since leavi...

Palestinians launch barrages across border, Israel hits back with air strikes

It said other targets included "sheds of drones", a rocket manufacturing workshop, naval weaponry, military and training facilities and a munitions manufacturing site. "It doesn't matter who fired, Hamas is responsible and should be held accountable"...

Donald Trump Tweets Democrats "MEDDLING" In Mid-Term Elections

Giuliani's remarks Tuesday that Trump won't be interviewed "until they decide whether they are going to give us the documents or not" run counter to his earlier statement that Trump is eager to speak with Mueller and that he committed no wrongdoing.

Puerto Rico hurricane death toll 70 times higher than official government estimate

In the 102 days since the hurricane hit the island, an estimated 4,645 people died, according to the study published on Tuesday by US-based The New England Journal of Medicine . "On average, households went 84 days without electricity, 64 days wit...

European Union moves to ban single-use plastics

The new rules would be applied differently for each product, aim to make it competitive for European companies to produce sustainable alternatives, and would be implemented as EU leaders work to finalize existing policies to address plastic fishing...

Malaysia to axe HSR

We'll make no money at all from this arrangement. It is only a short track. "He has to show proof (that the cancellation of the HSR project) is a mistake", he said. But some have speculated that the election of Dr Mahathir and his coalition is like...

Liege shooting: Gunman 'kills two policemen' in Belgium

Then I saw a person with two weapons starting to shout "Allahu Akbar" all over the place. The national crisis centre, on high alert since past attacks by Islamic State in Paris and Brussels, is also investigating. The police is doing its investigat...

Parkland Parents Condemn Video Game That Lets You Play As School Shooter

Andrew Pollack , the father of 18-year-old Meadow Pollack , who was killed on the third floor of the high school's 1200 building, echoed Petty's sentiment. "I have wrote to Valve regarding this game and waiting for the reply", he added. "This is o...

Trump says N Korean official headed to NY over summit

Analysts believe Washington is trying to determine whether North Korea is willing to agree on sufficient steps towards denuclearisation to allow a summit to take place. Trump briefly canceled the talks last week, citing "open hostility " from the...

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Divided EU leaders meet for emergency talks on migration crisis

The two leaders also said they support the creation of closed reception centers where migrants would be held as they asylum claims are considered. But such "secondary movements" ar...

U.S. government reunites 522 children removed under 'zero tolerance'

More than 2,300 children were taken from their families in recent weeks under a Trump administration "zero tolerance" policy in which people entering the US illegally face being...

Saudi Women Gear Up For New Freedom As Driving Ban Ends Tomorrow

In many cases, women say they'll wait before rushing to drive to see how the situation on the streets pans out and how male drivers react. Women in Saudi Arabia have been eagerl...

Polls open in Turkey in biggest test for Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won 12 electoral contests in the last 16 years. But he reckoned without Muharrem Ince, the presidential candidate of the secularist Republican People's P...

First lady meets staff at Texas detention center

Trump becomes the first member of the President's inner circle to personally witness the situation that has captured the country's attention. Here is the problem: The role of the...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives birth to first child

In a statement, Ardern said , "I'm sure we're going through all of the emotions new parents go through, but at the same time feeling so grateful for all the kindness and best wishe...

Jean Claude Juncker insists Ireland 'not alone' in Brexit negotiations

The BIC brings together representatives of the Irish and British governments, the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and the Isle of Man, Guernsey and...

Jog becomes 2-week nightmare when woman accidentally crosses US-Canada border

She was in Canada visiting her mother who lives in North Delta, British Columbia. She was held in the center for two weeks until immigration officials in Canada and the US both co...

Why Melania wore the jacket | Opinionated Woman

And sometimes, a first lady's choices can undercut her message, like when Michelle Obama drew scrutiny for sporting a pair of $540 Lanvin sneakers to volunteer at a food bank. The ...

CT lawmakers tour Texas detention facilities for immigrants

Rather than help push the bill to the finish line, Trump's mixed messages reinforced his role as an unreliable partner for House Republicans in the immigration debate. But Ryan b...

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Explosion rocks White City Stadium

Explosion rocks White City Stadium

An explosion has rocked White City Stadium in Bulawayo where President Mnangagwa was addressing thousands of people at a campaign rally. Zimbabwe's president says the explosive d...

Sarah Sanders asked to leave Virginia restaurant

Sarah Sanders asked to leave Virginia restaurant

Someone who claimed to be Sanders' server seemed to have posted earlier on social media about the incident. Sanders was dining at The Red Hen , a farm-to-table restaurant in Lex...

Suspect arrested in killing of rapper XXXTentacion

Suspect arrested in killing of rapper XXXTentacion

The Broward County Sherriff's Office had offered a $3,000 (£2,200) reward for any information about the killing . Slain rapper XXXTentacion was getting ready for fatherhoo...

Dozens hurt as attacker tries to throw grenade at Ethiopia prime minister

Dozens hurt as attacker tries to throw grenade at Ethiopia prime minister

Abiy had promised the crowd in his speech in Addis Ababa's Meskel Square that he would bring more transparency to government and reconciliation to a nation of 100 million people th...

First Lady Pays Surprise Visit to Migrant Children at Texas Detention Shelter

First Lady Pays Surprise Visit to Migrant Children at Texas Detention Shelter

The votes come after President Donald Trump's reversal on family separations at the USA and Mexico Border, which was something he touched on at Wednesday night's rally in Dulu...

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging

Identifying U.S. troops returned from North Korea may be challenging

North Korea has singled out Japan , a key United States ally in the region, for verbal attacks, threatening to "sink" the country into the sea and to turn it into "ashes". But a...

Melania Trump doubles-down with

Melania Trump doubles-down with "I really don't care" jacket

One user borrowed an image of the back of the Zara jacket to promote groups working on behalf of immigrant children. It was not available online as of Thursday afternoon. The N...

Melania Trump’s Jacket:

Melania Trump’s Jacket: "I Really Don’t Care, Do U?"

Somehow Melania's meme'd outerwear is more believable than what she actually wore. We can probably argue for days as to whether she did this on objective , though it does raise...

Children separated from parents at United States border sob, wail desperately

Children separated from parents at United States border sob, wail desperately

Further complicating matters, the Justice Department warned Tuesday that a 21-year-old court settlement could force authorities to again separate the immigrant children from ...