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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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Beto O'Rourke Smashes Fundraising Records But Cruz Comfortably Ahead in Polls

In an appearance in Plano last week, Mr. Cruz predicted a third quarter take of at least $30 million for his opponent. The three-term congressman far outstripped Republican inc...

German police catch suspected hostage-taker and free woman

German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle reports shots have been fired at the station, although it is unclear by who. Police refused to speculate whether the incident was ter...

Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Results

Trump in 2020. Those critics have charged that Warren advanced her career with a narrative she is a descendant of Cherokee and DE tribes, although Warren has released personne...

President Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis is 'sort of a Democrat'

People leave. That's Washington ", President Trump said. There have been consistent rumors all summer that Mattis is nearing the end of his tenure as Trump's defense secretary. ...

5 days after Hurricane Michael, large swath of Panhandle suffering

For now, only one death has been confirmed in Mexico Beach - the death toll overall stands at 17 - but Kelly said it was "possible" another body might be found. The hurricane-for...

US Special Envoy on Afghanistan Meets With Taliban Officials in Doha

In July, Alice Wells, the US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs met with Taliban officials to discuss ways to lay the groundwork...

'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints

The committee will look into the legal and institutional framework that is in place for handling complaints of sexual harassment at work and advise the ministry on how to strengt...

United Kingdom and U.S. 'could boycott' Saudi conference over missing reporter

Khashoggi's case and the fact that there are no American ambassadors in either Ankara or Riyadh have prompted concerns about dozens of unfilled senior State Department positions ...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer

The network said it will air the interview in full on Sunday evening. At this moment they deny it and they deny it vehemently. "There are other things we can do that are very, ve...

Armenia Hosts Summit Of Francophone 'Family'

Canada also had to consider its relationship with France - President Emmanuel Macron had backed the Rwandan bid in a move widely seen as increasing that country's influence in Af...

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Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

The storm will most likely hit land around the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, before moving across the peninsula, bringing winds of up to 100 km/h (60 mph), Spain's state weather se...

China says US made spy case ‘out of thin air’

China says US made spy case ‘out of thin air’

A U.S. Department of Justice statement said Xu, a deputy division director for the State Security Department of China's Jiangsu province, targeted several U.S. They say he in...

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Five South Korean climbers - belonging to the group Koreanway Gurja Himal Expedition 2018 - including team leader Kim Chang-ho, were killed in the avalanche on Friday evening, The...

European Union official sees room for Brexit breakthrough next week

European Union official sees room for Brexit breakthrough next week

The DUP leader has warned the prime minister not to accept a "dodgy" Brexit deal she will later regret. "If the European Union doesn't match the ambition and pragmatism we've sh...

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

Nine bodies were found in a cardboard box, two were found in caskets - all in a hidden section of the ceiling. The state shuttered the funeral home in April after finding multipl...

Pope accepts Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation amid sex abuse scandal

Pope accepts Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation amid sex abuse scandal

Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned amid two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals rocking the Catholic Church . The grand jury report found that 1,000 people - a lot of them c...

Palestinian Wife Stoned to Death by Israeli Settlers in Occupied West Bank

Palestinian Wife Stoned to Death by Israeli Settlers in Occupied West Bank

Black smoke from burning tires covers the sky over Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. Th...

Earthquake Shakes Indonesia's Java, Bali Islands, Killing 3

Earthquake Shakes Indonesia's Java, Bali Islands, Killing 3

A string of earthquakes in Lombok in eastern Indonesia killed more than 550 people over the summer. "All my neighbours were also running". Tourists on bicycles ride past In...

United Nations elects human rights abusers to its Human Rights Council

United Nations elects human rights abusers to its Human Rights Council

India was on Friday elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, getting the most votesamong all candidates. India had previously been elected to the Geneva-based Human Ri...