• 'New freakish low': Trump faces backlash after reviving McCain attacks
'New freakish low': Trump faces backlash after reviving McCain attacks

Mr. Trump has mocked McCain's time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and repeatedly slammed him for his vote against repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act in July 2017. In an interview with Georgia Public Broadcasting on Wednesday, he called Trump's remarks about McCain " deplorable ". Isakson said he was particularly concerned about th...

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  • Trump defends electoral college after Warren, O’Rourke call to abolish it
Trump defends electoral college after Warren, O’Rourke call to abolish it

Warren says, "I think everybody ought to have to come and ask for your vote". Failed Senate candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke faced another question about the abortion issue Wednesday while he was campaigning in New Hampshire.

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  • Father, son first to be buried after attacks
Father, son first to be buried after attacks

She said the outlawed weapons will be listed on a website and are the type that were used in the attack on two mosques in Christchurch last week. Thirty bodies had been formally identified by yesterday afternoon and could be returned shortly, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said as the first victims were laid to rest.

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  • FBI joining criminal investigation into certification of Boeing 737 MAX
FBI joining criminal investigation into certification of Boeing 737 MAX

Investigators examining the Indonesian crash want to know how and why a computer ordered the plane to dive. Following the second fatal accident, USA authorities are reviewing whether enough was done to ensure the plane was safe to fly, while attention has also focused on the training of the Lion Air crew and whether aeroplane manuals are clear en...

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  • Before Nirav Modi’s arrest, how ED, CBI worked behind the scene
Before Nirav Modi’s arrest, how ED, CBI worked behind the scene

The location of the arrest indicates that Nirav Modi , wanted in India in connection with the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank scam case, was arrested from where he is believed to have been living in a plush apartment in Centre Point in the West End.

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  • New Zealand bans sale of semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque attacks
New Zealand bans sale of semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque attacks

Police say the killer used military-style assault weapons modified to make them more deadly. This is a developing story. 'Related parts used to convert these guns into MSSAs are also being banned, along with all high-capacity magazines'.

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  • Here's Proof Americans Agree With Me About Mueller 'Witch Hunt'
Here's Proof Americans Agree With Me About Mueller 'Witch Hunt'

The highest percentage of respondents to date believe Trump's denials are highly credible, at 30 percent, while support for the House of Representatives to consider impeaching the president is dwindling by 10 percentage points to just 28 percent, compared to that in October 2018.

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  • Kazakh leader announces resignation after 30-year rule
Kazakh leader announces resignation after 30-year rule

He said the "leader of the nation" title given to him by the servile parliament would allow him to continue as chairman of the influential security council and a member of the constitutional council. A huge country the size of Western Europe, Kazakhstan has vast mineral resources and enormous economic potential. Kazakhstan's huge hydrocarbon reso...

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  • U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes sues Twitter, users for $250M
U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes sues Twitter, users for $250M

On Tuesday, Donald Trump tweeted his support for Nunes. The accounts were reviewed by Twitter's content monitors over the course of 2018. Most notably, Nunes named parody accounts @DevinNunesMom and @DevinCow for viciously spreading misinformation.

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  • Trump Blasts Dem Efforts To Pack Supreme Court
Trump Blasts Dem Efforts To Pack Supreme Court

Associate Justice Samuel Alito wrote the majority opinion, stating that "neither the statute's text nor its structure" supported the immigrants' argument. Virginia sought to appeal that ruling. The case centered on immigrants Mony Preap and Bassam Yusuf Khoury, lawful permanent residents who had been convicted of crimes and sentenced to prison.

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  • 'Trump of the tropics' arrives at the White House
'Trump of the tropics' arrives at the White House

Bolsonaro , who has often expressed his admiration for the United States and Trump , said he was happy to visit Washington , particularly after decades of "anti-U.S." leaders in his country. Trump threatened to use military force against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and reiterated his administration's demand that the ...

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  • Dead as Dutch Police Search for Gunman in Tram Shooting
Dead as Dutch Police Search for Gunman in Tram Shooting

Police spokesman Bernhard Jens said no one had been detained yet in the shooting , and one possible "explanation is that the person fled by vehicle". The Municipality Utrecht has a telephone line arranged for public questions about the situation, police tweeted. Police said the suspected gunman was at large and authorities raised the terrorism...

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  • Dead whale found with 40 kilograms of plastic bags in its stomach
Dead whale found with 40 kilograms of plastic bags in its stomach

There were 16 rice sacks among the plastic debris recovered from the whale's insides, as well as dozens of plastic bags. In Thailand, a whale also died a year ago after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags. The whale's corpse was recovered by the D' Bone Collector Museum Inc., a non-governmental organization that recovers and preserves dea...

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  • What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crash and what comes next
What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crash and what comes next

A preliminary report of the Lion Air crash also showed that the pilots fought with the automatic safety system, known as the maneuvering characteristics augmentation system (MCAS), for control of the jet. On Friday, Reuters reported that investigators found a piece of equipment called a jackscrew at the Ethiopian crash site that suggested tha...

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  • New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern vows to NEVER name mosque shooter
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern vows to NEVER name mosque shooter

New Zealand's likely to get tougher guns laws after government ministers agreed "in principle" to make changes. Ardern also announced an inquiry into the country's intelligence services. A Radio New Zealand report said more than 99 percent of people who applied for a firearms licence in 2017 were successful. Australian Brenton Tarrant ,...

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  • New Zealand digs graves as mosque massacre toll rises to 50
New Zealand digs graves as mosque massacre toll rises to 50

Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, has been charged with murder in relation to the massacre on Friday, in which 49 people were killed and 42 injured. Two other people were in custody and police said they were working to understand their involvement.

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  • Fundraiser for teen who egged Senator Anning surpasses $20k
Fundraiser for teen who egged Senator Anning surpasses $20k

Footage of the incident shows a young man watching Mr Anning from the sidelines before he starts filming with his mobile phone, and then smashes the egg on the back of the senator's head. The remarks were also denounced by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid, who accused the senator of stoking extremism. Anning was strongly criticised by Australian p...

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  • Wind advisory, Moreau River flood warning issued Wednesday
Wind advisory, Moreau River flood warning issued Wednesday

Mark Becker, spokesperson for the Nebraska Public Power District told NPR the plant will continue operating for the foreseeable future. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning , as rain and melting snow cause the Saginaw River in Saginaw and the Tittabawassee River in Midland to rise.

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  • Beto O'Rourke enters presidential conversation, but what are his chances?
Beto O'Rourke enters presidential conversation, but what are his chances?

Unlike many of his opponents who launched campaigns while barely registering in public opinion polls, O'Rourke begins in sixth place in the RealClearPolitics average of polls, receiving an average of 5 percent. The former US representative, who lost to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in Texas' 2018 Senate race, released a video announcing his can...

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  • Gaza rockets targeted Tel Aviv, says IDF
Gaza rockets targeted Tel Aviv, says IDF

In addition, an underground compound to produce rockets was destroyed, several military compounds were attacked as well as a Hamas naval post which is also used to manufacture weapons, the IDF spokesperson reported . The Palestinian decision to delay Friday's protests, known as the Great March of Return, was taken by the National Committee for t...

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  • Christchurch mosque shootings: what we know about the tragedy
Christchurch mosque shootings: what we know about the tragedy

She called it one of New Zealand's darkest days and stressed there was no place for extremist violence in her country, or perpetrators of it. In it, he says "it is a terrorist attack ". Asked by journalists how they weren't previously known, Bush said police will look at all evidence to make sure nothing was overlooked. According to CNN , 41 ...

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  • European Union leaders urge clarity from Britain before Brexit delay
European Union leaders urge clarity from Britain before Brexit delay

The government promised a "strong role" for the now defunct Stormont assembly if the Brexit backstop was triggered, in a document setting out reassurances ahead of the first meaningful vote. The prospect of a long extension period would be the stuff of nightmares for hardline eurosceptics, anxious that Brexit may never happen and could streng...

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  • Mass shootings at Christchurch mosques
Mass shootings at Christchurch mosques

Meanwhile, the strength and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayen said: "The players are shaken up but fine". Police Commissioner Mike Bush said "a serious and evolving situation was occurring in Christchurch with an active shooter" . Bangladesh have been touring New Zealand since last month. One person is in custody, however Police believe th...

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  • ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Brings Strong Winds, ‘Near-Zero Visibility’ to Parts of US
‘Bomb Cyclone’ Brings Strong Winds, ‘Near-Zero Visibility’ to Parts of US

The storm could rival one that hit the region in 1979 in terms of the extent of heavy snowfall, according to meteorologist Richard Emanuel with the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, where wind was gusting to 60 miles per hour (96 kph) with heavy snow.

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  • Beto O'Rourke is running for President in 2020
Beto O'Rourke is running for President in 2020

O'Rourke vowed in an announcement video released Thursday morning to run a "positive campaign that seeks to bring out the very best from every single one of us, that seeks to unite a very divided country". O'Rourke past year lost that race in Texas, a bid to oust Republican Sen. O'Rourke joins an ever-growing field of Democrat presidential candi...

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  • Gambino Crime Boss Frank Cali Killed Outside His Home
Gambino Crime Boss Frank Cali Killed Outside His Home

The FDNY responded at 9:18 p.m.to a home in the upscale Todt Hill section of Staten Island . Among law enforcement officials, Cali was known as a "real quiet old-school boss" - one police source told the New York Post . Cali, who was born and raised in NY, was the nephew-in-law of John Gambino and the great-nephew of Bonanno mobsters Vito Bon...

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  • Pelosi blocks vote on National Emergencies Act overhaul
Pelosi blocks vote on National Emergencies Act overhaul

Under the emergency declaration Trump signed on February 15, he would take money from other federal programs to build the barrier he says is needed to curb illegal immigration and the flow of illicit drugs. The president is facing investigations on multiple fronts -- from Muller to the Southern District of NY to House Democrats on Capitol Hill. As ...

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  • Manafort sentenced to 3 more years in prison
Manafort sentenced to 3 more years in prison

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced Manafort to almost three-and-a-half years in prison on charges that he misled the U.S. government about his foreign lobbying work and encouraged witnesses to lie on his behalf. If convicted of the state charges - which include three counts of residential mortgage fraud , eight counts of falsifyi...

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  • Israel shuts Jerusalem holy site after unrest
Israel shuts Jerusalem holy site after unrest

However, The Islamic Waqf , the body that controls the Temple Mount, claims the firebomb attack "was fabricated and deliberately escalated and planned by the police". While the Israelis agree, they insist it must first be closed without renovations taking place, as a statement of Israeli authority. Monday's incident comes a day after Public ...

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  • A Government of Newsom, by Newsom
A Government of Newsom, by Newsom

A governor needs approval from the state Supreme Court to pardon or commute the sentence of anyone twice convicted of a felony, and the justices a year ago blocked several clemency requests by former Gov. Government prosecutors led by Harris appealed that ruling to the USA 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and won, removing the legal barrier that had ...

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