• President Trump threatens shutdown as Congress works towards a deal
President Trump threatens shutdown as Congress works towards a deal

Constitution, contending that if that doesn't occur "it's going to be very hard for us to be able to contain the phenomenon of rising crime in a coordinated way". "But if we don't get border security, after many , many years of talk within the United States, I would have no problem doing a shutdown". He said he supports Mr.

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  • Trump Receives Letter from North Korea's Kim
Trump Receives Letter from North Korea's Kim

US officials say they have already contacted the family of a service member whose dog tag was returned. McKeague said that DPAA has a DNA database from 92 percent of the families of the estimated 7,700 USA service members still listed as missing from the 1950-53 Korean War and DNA comparisons with the remains from the 55 cases would begin shortly...

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  • Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now'
Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

Trump "makes my job harder with some of his tweets ". In this Thursday, November 2, 2017, file photo, Paul Manafort , US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves Federal District Court, in Washington . He said there is a broader threat of operations created to influence America's voters and that the scope is both broad and d...

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  • Ohio judge orders man’s mouth taped shut during sentencing
Ohio judge orders man’s mouth taped shut during sentencing

Williams replies, "But you're not letting me tell you what's going on". The defendant refused to stop talking. "Mr. Williams, I'm the judge in the matter, shut your mouth and I will tell you when you can talk", Russo said . In a quieted down courtroom, Judge Russo sentenced the 32-year-old to 24 years in prison, 10 years longer than his origin...

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  • On Election Interference, Trump And His Advisers Sound Completely Out Of Step
On Election Interference, Trump And His Advisers Sound Completely Out Of Step

Trump said in the tweet. But Trump's top spokeswoman rejected the idea that the president directed his attorney general to do anything - if he even could as Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is overseeing Mueller's work since Sessions recused himself due to contacts with a senior Russian diplomat he had as a GOP Alabama senator who was ...

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  • Sarah Sanders Refuses To Say Press Isn't 'The Enemy Of The People'
Sarah Sanders Refuses To Say Press Isn't 'The Enemy Of The People'

He made it particularly easy for Sanders to say what had been clear to the country in less authoritarian times. "She ought to read some of the things that are said about my colleagues on CNN ". I don't take questions from CNN . "Repeatedly, the media resorts to personal attacks without any content other than to incite anger". "You brought a...

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  • Cops ID suspect in murder of Bush cardiologist
Cops ID suspect in murder of Bush cardiologist

Pappas is considered armed and unsafe, and police believe he may be suicidal. Acevedo said there was a "high probability" Hausknecht was targeted by a suspected gunman. He died in hospital. The chief said Pappas is very fit, and that he's likely getting around on his 10-speed bicycle, which he rides "extensively and nearly exclusively".

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  • Israeli Airstrike Kills Armed Islamic State Operatives On Border With Syria
Israeli Airstrike Kills Armed Islamic State Operatives On Border With Syria

Moscow is concerned about the rising tensions in the Idlib de-escalation zone and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) attacks on Russian military facilities, which come from that area, Head of the Main Operations Department at Russia's General Staff Colonel General Sergei Rudskoi said on Thursday.

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  • Trump’s Tweets Today Are Especially Unhinged and Illuminating :: Politics :: Features :: Donald Trump
Trump’s Tweets Today Are Especially Unhinged and Illuminating :: Politics :: Features :: Donald Trump

If I return something to a department store, if I have to cash a check I have to show my ID in order do those things, ' she said. "This president said, 'We will give you the tools to defend yourself'". Wray declined to talk about specific investigations but said the FBI is working with social media companies "in a way that wasn't happening before" ...

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  • Spotify Removes Multiple Episodes Of Alex Jones' Podcast From Service
Spotify Removes Multiple Episodes Of Alex Jones' Podcast From Service

The move comes after other major media platforms, including YouTube and Facebook , deleted content by Jones or by the account of his Infowars website last week. Last week, Facebook and YouTube removed eight of Jones' videos for violating similar policies . Mark Bankston, an attorney for the parents, told the judge that InfoWars viewers un...

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  • Ivanka: Child separations were 'low point' for White House
Ivanka: Child separations were 'low point' for White House

She came to this country legally and we have to be very careful about incentivizing behavior that puts children at risk of being trafficked, at risk of entering this country with coyotes or making an incredibly unsafe journey alone. "So I know I have some sensitivity around why people have concerns and gripe especially when they're sort of feel tar...

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  • Trump celebrates Kelly's first full year as chief of staff
Trump celebrates Kelly's first full year as chief of staff

But the stability he has brought to the White House after the persistent chaos and infighting that marred the first year of Trump's presidency has been valued by White House staffers. As chief of staff, Kelly seems particularly vulnerable to Trump's ire, someone convenient for the president to throw under the bus. Kelly has told allies that h...

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  • Did Trump's latest tweet cross a legal line for obstruction of justice?
Did Trump's latest tweet cross a legal line for obstruction of justice?

Referring to an investigation that is examining his own actions, Trump called Mueller's probe "a awful situation" that should be stopped "before it continues to stain our country any further". "The president is stating his opinion, he's stating it clearly, and he's certainly expressing the frustration that he has with the level of corruption that w...

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  • Iran MP calls for Tehran-US hotline to avoid escalation
Iran MP calls for Tehran-US hotline to avoid escalation

Iranian officials rejected Trump's offer of talks saying they saw no value in talking to the United States after it pulled out of the nuclear deal agreed between Tehran and six major powers. Pompeo has called for broad support to pressure Iran to change its behavior. Rouhani has promised to accelerate efforts to prosecute corruption within the ...

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  • New Report Sheds Light on Presidential Twitter Tirade Against Robert Mueller
New Report Sheds Light on Presidential Twitter Tirade Against Robert Mueller

The Republican president, who has long complained about the criminal probe into his White House victory, said the idea that his campaign worked with Moscow was a "TOTAL HOAX " in a series of tweets aimed at undermining the integrity of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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  • Theresa May To Meet Emmanuel Macron Over Brexit Deal
Theresa May To Meet Emmanuel Macron Over Brexit Deal

The scandal, known as the "Benalla affair", after bodyguard Alexandre Benalla, has dented 40-year-old Macron's popularity, said Reuters . "It is a fundamental role of education, and this law allows it", said Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer on French news channel BFMTV .

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  • Jeremy Corbyn Praised Hamas Terrorists as 'Brothers' on Iran State TV
Jeremy Corbyn Praised Hamas Terrorists as 'Brothers' on Iran State TV

Abdul Aziz Umar, who Mr. Corbyn refers to as a "brother", was given seven life sentences after he helped in the preparation of a suicide vest detonated at a restaurant in Jerusalem in 2003, which killed seven innocent people. "The most important is this anti-semitism definition which Labour did adopt two years ago, he could readopt it and tell the ...

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  • Death penalty is inadmissible in all cases, says Pope Francis
Death penalty is inadmissible in all cases, says Pope Francis

The Catholic Church now formally considers the death penalty "inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person", and is pledging to work for its abolition worldwide. But, it added, there was an increasing awareness today that the dignity of the person was not lost even after "the commission of very serious crime...

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  • Mexican officials: Airliner crashed after takeoff, no deaths
Mexican officials: Airliner crashed after takeoff, no deaths

The other was the plane's pilot, who needed an operation on his spine but is reportedly in a stable condition. While almost everyone on the flight suffered minor injuries, the pilot is hospitalized in critical condition-and authorities say he likely holds the answer as to why a take-off of flight #2431 was attempted in such poor and declining weath...

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  • Ottawa driver fired for purposely splashing pedestrians with water
Ottawa driver fired for purposely splashing pedestrians with water

Hard to share the road. The footage prompted a number of viewers to post scathing comments about the driver's behaviour on Black & McDonald's Facebook page over the weekend. Many on social media praised Black & McDonald's swift response to the issue. In the United Kingdom, there's a law against splashing pedestrians in the Road Traffic Ac...

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