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Nov 12 2018

Democrats seek ways to protect Mueller probe from Whitaker

It might not come as a shock that some attorneys would conclude that the appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is unconstitutional. Republican Senator...

Nov 12 2018

Trump joins world leaders to mark 100 years since end of WWI

Trump is not expected to attend the forum ceremony, although Putin is. " Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism ", Macron said. The speech is largely seen as a ...

Nov 12 2018

Israeli air strikes kill at least seven in Gaza

An Israeli soldier was also killed and another wounded, the Israeli military said, after a firefight erupted. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage on the...

Nov 12 2018

Australian woman charged with contaminating strawberries with needles

Her lawyer Michael Cridland withdrew an application for bail. Suncoast Harvest managing director Di West said her business had to leave more than one million punnets ...

Nov 12 2018

Gerard Butler Shares Photo Of His Burned-Out Home After Malibu Wildfire

By early afternoon, one of the two black hearses stationed in Paradise had picked up another set of remains. Evacuations were ordered for the east side of the neighbo...

Nov 11 2018

First two Muslim women elected to US Congress

The area Omar will represent "has changed so drastically in the last 30 years that you know she clearly reflects a voice and a sentiment for the community", Harris said. ...

Nov 11 2018

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital

Ginsburg, the court's oldest justice, fell in her office on Wednesday. She's an icon for women and progressives of all factions; a vital figure in a time where politics...

Nov 11 2018

Fly Jamaica flight makes emergency landing in Guyana, six hurt

It comes two weeks after another Boeing 757 jet plunged into the ocean off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 189 passengers and crew. The airport said on its...

Nov 11 2018

Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos convicted of graft, faces arrest

With the conviction, Mrs. Marcos faces imprisonment of six to 11 years for each count of graft or up to 77 years. The widow of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand M...

Nov 10 2018

Equinor 'resumes operations' after shutdown at Sture following tanker collision

The Norwegian frigate KNM %3CI%3EHelge Ingstad %3C/I%3E takes on water after a collision with the Maltese-flagged tanker %3CI%3ESola TS%3C/I%3E on 8 November 2018 in the...

Nov 10 2018

Trump, Macron at odds on European defense ahead of WW1 commemoration

Macron has been an outspoken critic of Trump's "America First" policies and his decisions to pull out of worldwide agreements such as the Paris climate accord, the Iran...

Nov 10 2018

Malibu Under Evacuation Orders as Massive Fire Rages

Only a day after it began, the blaze near the town of Paradise had grown to almost 110 square miles, and investigators found the dead in vehicles that were torched by t...

Nov 10 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with North Korea Official

Trump's remarks came hours after the State Department announced a postponement of Thursday's meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong Chol, a s...

Nov 10 2018

Florida Republicans Are Upset That All the Votes Have to Be Counted

Scott, who yesterday sued two South Florida election supervisors, vowed to meet Nelson's challenge in court. In the Senate race, Scott had a lead over Nelson Friday a...

Nov 09 2018

Florida Voters Approve Restoration Of Felon Voting Rights

The initiative, called the Voting Restoration Amendment , was approved for placement on the November 6 ballot in January when a group called Floridians for a Fair Demo...

Nov 09 2018

Man killed in shark attack in Australian tourist spot

Tributes flowed for Daniel Christidis on Wednesday as the state government called a meeting for Friday to discuss how to manage sharks in the area, where there have been ...

Nov 09 2018

Wind-Driven Camp Fire Barrels Through Northern California's Butte County

We're doing everything we can to get people out of the affected areas". The blaze erupted as windy weather swept the state, creating extreme fire danger. "Right now, Mo...

Nov 09 2018

Americans vote in mid-term polls seen as referendum on Trump

Democrats needed to pick up two dozen seats to seize the House majority and two seats to control the Senate. In the Senate, despite Trump's deeply polarizing effect on ...

Nov 09 2018

Whitaker was campaign chairman for Mueller witness

Sessions recused himself from overseeing a probe in March 2017, shortly after taking office. The Saturday Night Massacre refers to October 20, 1973, when the US Attor...

Nov 09 2018

Ocasio-Cortez to Be Youngest Woman Ever Elected to Congress

The Democrats have flipped the house while the Republicans will continue to hold on to the Senate following the midterm elections in the United States . Polis has been...