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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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Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...

In Gaza Flare-Up, New York Times Obscures Cause and Effect

Israeli aircraft struck more than 150 targets in Gaza overnight and Palestinian militants fired scores of rockets, including a long-range missile deep into Israel, escalating fig...

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At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

At Least Four Killed in Canada Shooting

It was not immediately clear what caused the shooting. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told reporters he could not discuss details of the latest shooting. Tim Moreh...

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

US Senator Presents Letter From Trump For Putin

However, deputy White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said the missive was a "letter of introduction" that Trump had written at Paul's request and "mentioned topics of interest that...

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

Saudi Arabia 'threatens' Canada with 9/11 style attack

In response, the Saudi Arabian government took quick retaliatory action by expelling Canada's ambassador and calling their own home, suspending all new trade deals, cancelling all ...

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

US can't be trusted, Iran's Rouhani tells North Korea

North Korea's nuclear weapons program has caused global tension for decades and the rhetoric and threats from Kim and Trump had been especially hostile before their June meeting...

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in disputed area

A 6-meter high fence and additional security measures will be installed on the barrier by the end of 2018, the ministry said in a statement . The incident took place as Egypt ...

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

Yemen war: 'Children killed' in bus attack

CNN reported that dozens of children under the age of 15 were killed in the attack, and many more were injured, according to reports from Yemeni officials and the Red Cross . N...

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Forensic Accountant Next Up in Manafort Trial as Gates Ends Testimony

Prosecutors summoned Mr Gates to give jurors the first-hand account of a co-conspirator they say helped Mr Manafort carry out an elaborate offshore tax-evasion and bank fraud schem...

Lombok quake: Advice for travellers

Lombok quake: Advice for travellers

She live tweeted the natural disaster to her 10.6m followers. A 6.4-magnitude quake shook the island July 29 , killing more than a dozen people and briefly stranding hu...

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

Trump asks supporters to vote on logo for 'Space Force' gear

At that point, the subject of a service branch for space had already been the subject of hot debate within the military and Congress. Leaders of the Air Force , which now owns ex...