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Jan 15 2019

Republican Steve King ousted from House panels over race remarks

CBS said that McCarthy said off camera that consequences might include removing King from committee assignments, depriving the congressman of the key outlet for influence...

Jan 15 2019

Trump Torches Elizabeth Warren Over Video Of Her Drinking Beer

Mr Trump has long derided Ms Warren, a Democratic senator, as "Pocahontas" over her claims about her heritage. Trump's tweets reference the Battle of Little Bighorn...

Jan 15 2019

Trump Mocks latest revelations about Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence probe of him

Speaking more broadly of FBI leadership at the time , Trump said "the people doing that investigation were people that have been caught that are known scoundrels". Goods...

Jan 15 2019

Canadians warned about China’s ‘arbitrary’ laws after death sentence

While it's unclear whether the sentence was implemented in response to the recent riff between the two countries, Trudeau suggested that China had arbitrarily applied t...

Jan 14 2019

USA government shutdown becomes longest in history

Almost 42 percent of subjects say they support a wall, which is up from 34 percent in January 2018. A slight majority of Americans (54 percent) oppose the idea, down fr...

Jan 14 2019

Syria Complains to UN About Alleged Israeli Strikes near Damascus

After the incident, it was reported that a warehouse in the Damascus International Airport was targeted and destroyed in the strike. Syria's aviation ministry said ...

Jan 14 2019

Storm punishes swath of U.S. with snow, ice and freezing rain

Central and northern Virginia may receive up to ten inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service. In Baltimore, a man was fatally shot as he shovelled sn...

Jan 14 2019

Pompeo confident of good outcome for Turkey and Kurds

The U.S. and Turkey have been allies for more than six decades, but in recent years their relationship has been repeatedly strained by disputes. So far the U.S. Erdog...

Jan 14 2019

Double-decker bus crashes into bus station in Ottawa

The driver was taken to the police station for an interview and released Saturday without conditions, Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau said. Graham said police w...

Jan 14 2019

Trump Warns Turkey Not to Harm Kurds After U.S. Quits Syria

While the pull-out has been clouded by mixed messages from both Trump and his administration, on Friday the USA -led coalition against Islamic State began the process of ...

Jan 12 2019

FBI investigated how Trump's actions seemed to benefit Russian Federation

The counterintelligence part sought to establish whether Mr Trump was knowingly aiding the Kremlin against America's interests, or "had unwittingly fallen under Moscow'...

Jan 12 2019

Democratic Hawaii Rep. Gabbard running for president in 2020

She is the first Hindu member of Congress and its first Samoan American member, and she sits on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "Our residents are feeling the very...

Jan 12 2019

Huawei Canada senior executive leaving the embattled Chinese tech company

Those included the Interior Ministry, the Office of Electronic Communications, a regulatory body that oversees cyber and other telecommunications issues, and the Internat...

Jan 11 2019

Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya charged with obstruction of justice in U.S. court

U.S. President Donald Trump has denied knowing about the 2016 meeting his oldest son Donald Trump Jr. and other campaign staff held at Trump Tower in June 2016 wi...

Jan 11 2019

Brexit could be delayed if Labour forces general election, says Corbyn

On Tuesday evening, Mrs May lost a vote on an amendment to a finance bill , which was created to limit the government's powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The main...

Jan 11 2019

Congo braces for election results after commission meets overnight

The Church has always been pressing for the departure of Kabila , who has ruled the country with an iron fist since 2001, well beyond the limit of his second and final t...

Jan 10 2019

Manafort accused of lying about sharing polling data with Russian

Attorneys for President Trump's former campaign chairman tried to obscure this and other revelations in a document made public Tuesday, but the text beneath the black bar...

Jan 10 2019

'The real new beginning': Pompeo blasts Obama's Middle East strategy

Trump has not said , however, that he intends to withdraw American forces from Iraq, where 5,200 American troops are stationed. Washington´s top diplomat was speaking ...

Jan 09 2019

Bomb hurled at BJP office in Meghalaya, protests against Bill

Hek, who is also the BJP legislature party leader, said the party has also requested the police to deploy security personnel in all its offices across the state to preven...

Jan 09 2019

Saudi Woman Seeking Asylum Says She Will Die If Deported

The injunction was filed at Bangkok's Criminal Court to prevent 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun from being returned to Saudi Arabia . The friend also explained...