• Rod Rosenstein Offers 'Forceful Defense' Of 'Appropriate' Russia Probe
Rod Rosenstein Offers 'Forceful Defense' Of 'Appropriate' Russia Probe

Reports that Rosenstein considered taping and potentially attempting to remove the president from office have captured the attention of Republicans on the panel this month, following interviews with former Federal Bureau of Investigation general counsel James Baker, who characterized Rosenstein's suggestions as serious.

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  • Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally
Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally

There has been no evidence to substantiate Khashoggi had such ties. "We have other good allies in the Middle East". Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul g...

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  • Trump threatens to close Mexico border if migrants not stopped
Trump threatens to close Mexico border if migrants not stopped

Mike Pompeo , the secretary of state, is travelling to Mexico City and expected on Friday to meet Mexico's president, Enrique Pena Nieto, to discuss the situation, as Mexico scrambles to dissuade the migrants from entering its territory . The previous day, the migrants advanced about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the Honduras-Guatemala border to a...

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  • O'Rourke gets CNN town hall in bitter Texas Senate race
O'Rourke gets CNN town hall in bitter Texas Senate race

Another negative ad from O'Rourke focuses in on the topic of health care, a frequent issue Democratic candidates have cited in the buildup to the 2018 midterms. The event Thursday night comes two days after the El Paso congressman scrapped his usual optimistic, bipartisan message and criticized Cruz sharply during their last scheduled debate in San...

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  • Woman abandons toddler in Texas
Woman abandons toddler in Texas

The incident took place in Spring, Texas , at around 8:20 p.m. on October 17. In the footage from the Ring doorbell camera , the woman is seen ringing the bell and pounding on the door. A spokeswoman for Child Protective Services told the Chronicle that the child was "safe, healthy, no signs of abuse and is happy", and that the department was i...

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  • United Nations asks Saudi Arabia, Turkey to investigate ‘disappearance’ of Saudi journalist
United Nations asks Saudi Arabia, Turkey to investigate ‘disappearance’ of Saudi journalist

Tawakkol Karman, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate for 2011 holds a picture of missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi as she speaks to journalists near the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul , Turkey . The Post said "a person close to the investigation" shared the image with them, without elaborating. He had apparently drawn the wrath of the Sa...

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  • Vietnam vet awarded Medal of Honor for his 'unmatched bravery'
Vietnam vet awarded Medal of Honor for his 'unmatched bravery'

The event brought dozens more Marines who fought alongside Canley and Gold Star family members who lost loved ones in the fight to Washington , D.C. Ligato said it gave the Marines and their families a chance to reconnect - including several who don't typically attend reunions due to their injuries or post-traumatic stress.

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  • US Airstrike Slays 60 Al-Shabaab Terrorists in Somalia: AFRICOM
US Airstrike Slays 60 Al-Shabaab Terrorists in Somalia: AFRICOM

The US Africa Command on Tuesday said about 60 extremists had been killed. American warplanes struck the Al-Shabaab-controlled area of Haradere in Mudug province, which is located in north-central Somalia. forces conducted an airstrike against an al-Shabaab camp killing approximately 100 terrorists". In 2017, the military carried out 35 airstri...

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  • Not enough progress has been made on Brexit, EU leaders say
Not enough progress has been made on Brexit, EU leaders say

A spokesperson to British Prime Minister Theresa May said the United Kingdom want a deal with the European Union "as quickly as possible", despite senior EU diplomats saying no new progress has been made. The EU meeting is the occasion when the leaders of the remaining 27 member states were supposed to give the green light for a special sum...

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  • Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here's How It's Going So Far
Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here's How It's Going So Far

Potential consequences for people who get caught bringing marijuana over the border include jail time , fines and travel restrictions, depending on how they are prosecuted, says Scott Leemon, a criminal defense attorney in New York City. Each Canadian province has taken its own approach within the framework set out by the federal government. Bri...

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  • South Korea on U.S. Treasury Department's watch list for currency manipulation
South Korea on U.S. Treasury Department's watch list for currency manipulation

US officials say the growth of transactions on the internet is facilitating a high level of counterfeit goods shipped to the USA, as well as narcotics and fentanyl, with the aid of the lower shipping costs. While many economists believe the administration's approach will fail to lower America's huge trade deficits, some critics have faulted the adm...

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  • Donald Trump Threatens to Send U.S. Military to Stop Migrant Caravan
Donald Trump Threatens to Send U.S. Military to Stop Migrant Caravan

The sea of humanity - which started last week with fewer than 200 people - is now approaching Mexico, hell-bent on steaming toward the US border. In his third tweet of the morning, the president called the caravan part of an "an assault on our country by Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador" - and he accused Democrats of leading the effort thr...

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  • Missing Saudi Jornalist Khashoggi's Final Column Released
Missing Saudi Jornalist Khashoggi's Final Column Released

According to leaks from Turkish officials, Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in what they have described as a " premeditated murder " carried out by a 15-man Saudi hit squad. Now several news outlets - in Turkey and the U.S. - have reported the existence of audio tapes which they say prove this. Meshal Saad al-Bostani, a 31-year-o...

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  • Gunfire erupts in Afghan governor’s compound after meeting with USA commander
Gunfire erupts in Afghan governor’s compound after meeting with USA commander

In a suicide attack late Wednesday near the largest US military base in Afghanistan, a bomber killed two Afghan civilians and wounded at least five Czech soldiers belonging to the USA -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation coalition in the country, officials said.

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  • Review to investigate if hostility to men should become hate crime
Review to investigate if hostility to men should become hate crime

Of those offences, nearly 52% were religious hate crime aimed at Muslims. According to the police figures , the number of hate crimes has more than doubled since 2012/13, when 42,255 were recorded . The overwhelming majority of the hate crimes (76 percent) were motivated by race, the report found. A new nationwide public awareness campaig...

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  • 'Rogue Killers' May Have Murdered Saudi Journalist, Trump Suggests
'Rogue Killers' May Have Murdered Saudi Journalist, Trump Suggests

He wrote columns critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. As if such an operation could take place without the approval of the Saudi government. The statement describes Khashoggi as a "friend of the Institute and a frequent participant in its public panels and conferences". "The kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats and ...

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  • Sheriff: Deaths of Missing Wisconsin Teen's Parents Ruled Homicides
Sheriff: Deaths of Missing Wisconsin Teen's Parents Ruled Homicides

Fitzgerald said during an afternoon news conference Wednesday that he doesn't know the motive behind the killings, and again pleaded for the public's help in reporting tips or leads that may help investigators find Jayme. At one point, a representative from the young girl's school district stepped forward to share a story about a time when students...

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  • Raging Floods Destroy Bridge Over River Near Austin
Raging Floods Destroy Bridge Over River Near Austin

Llano residents within a quarter mile of the river were told to evacuate immediately this morning. In the video below, you can see the moment that the bridge collapsed. The Llano River flows past one sides of Ranch Road 2900 bridge after the bridge was washed out. Texas Gov. Gregg Abbot declared a state of disaster in 18 counties as one death w...

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  • Meghan Markle baby: Meghan warned about THIS Australian food due to pregnancy
Meghan Markle baby: Meghan warned about THIS Australian food due to pregnancy

Australian designer Dion Lee has been given the royal seal of approval today with Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle stepping out in fitted navy number from the local label during her Melbourne visit. As for ignoring Piers, I feel for anyone who comes in to contact with him", one said. Prince Harry , in particular, took a keen interest in the...

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  • UK PM meets Macron ahead of Brexit talks
UK PM meets Macron ahead of Brexit talks

European Union leaders also underscored their support for Barnier and the importance of maintaining a united front behind him - a further rebuff to the UK's attempts to peel off support from individual member states. Negotiations are at an impasse over the issue of a legal "backstop" to keep open the border between British Northern Ireland and the...

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