I'm not quitting, says Bennett, reducing chance of snap Israeli election

Had he withdrawn, the prime minister would have been left with a minority government making an election likely ahead of a national ballot scheduled for November 2019. The source close to Bennett told Reuters that an early election date will be decide... More..

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House Democrats Promise to Oppose Pelosi for Speaker
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

House Democrats Promise to Oppose Pelosi for Speaker

For starters, there were supposed to be 17 signatures, as HuffPost reported last week. He said that on another network, Pelosi noted that "one thing her father taught her was how to count". " I have ove...More..

Victims mourned as toll hits 77 in California wildfire
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Victims mourned as toll hits 77 in California wildfire

Rain was forecast for midweek, which could help firefighters but also complicate the search for remains. The Queen's heartfelt message are in sharp contrast from Donald Trump's initial rhetoric on the fir...More..

Missing Argentine navy submarine ARA San Juan 'imploded' at sea
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Missing Argentine navy submarine ARA San Juan 'imploded' at sea

The navy lost contact with the San Juan on November 15 a year ago, about 450 kilometres (280 miles) from the Argentine coast while it travelled northward from the country's southern tip. For his part, navy ...More..

WH Warns Acosta They'll Strip Press Pass Again Once Restraining Order Expires
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

WH Warns Acosta They'll Strip Press Pass Again Once Restraining Order Expires

In accepting the ruling, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the White House would "temporarily" reinstate Acosta's hard pass. Speaking with her father and former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckab...More..

by | Monday, November 19, 2018

President rakes over causes of fire in California

He said that they did discuss the California wildfires when they met, and that he told Trump "we take care of our forests". Niinistö told the Finnish newspaper Ilta-Sanomat, a CNN affiliate, that the subj...More..

Punjab: Grenade attack in Amritsar, 3 killed
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Punjab: Grenade attack in Amritsar, 3 killed

Two people on a bike lobbed a grenade at the congregation, Inspector General of Police (Border Range) SPS Parmar told The Times of India . Senior officials of the home ministry and security agencies briefed ...More..

'Critical' week ahead for successful Brexit talks, Theresa May says
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

'Critical' week ahead for successful Brexit talks, Theresa May says

To trigger a confidence vote, 48 of her Conservative lawmakers must submit a letter to the chairman of the party's so-called 1922 committee, Graham Brady. Corbyn told Sky News on Sunday that his party's lawma...More..

DeVos' draft rules restore fairness to Title IX tribunals
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

DeVos' draft rules restore fairness to Title IX tribunals

Using guidelines "allowed the Obama Department of Education to essentially make up rules that had no basis in any relevant statute or Supreme Court opinion", said David Bernstein, executive director of the Li...More..

Donald Trump's got the solution to forest fires
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Donald Trump's got the solution to forest fires

And now, with unprecedented devastation across the state, many questions remain as to what happens now. They are looking for the remains of their neighbors in the ruins. He was accompanied by House Majority Lea...More..

Roger Staubach receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Roger Staubach receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

One of the recipients of the medal, the US government's highest civilian honour, was late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia , who passed away at age 79 in 2016. Miriam Adelson is cited by the White House f...More..

U.S. president refuses to hear Khashoggi death tape
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

U.S. president refuses to hear Khashoggi death tape

Saudi officials have said a team of 15 Saudi nationals were sent to confront Khashoggi at the consulate and that he was accidentally killed in a chokehold by men who were trying to force him to return to the ...More..

Massive protests set off against Gaza ceasefire in Tel Aviv
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Massive protests set off against Gaza ceasefire in Tel Aviv

The eulogy ceremony was held near the house of Noor Baraka, the top Hamas militant, who was among the seven killed in the gun battle, reports Xinhua news agency. Liberman, quitting the government, said he was...More..

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide that killed millions
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide that killed millions

The global tribunal to judge the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians has opened its session to deliver its verdicts on charges of genocide...More..

Dead, number of missing rise in wildfire-ravaged California town
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Dead, number of missing rise in wildfire-ravaged California town

More than 230,000 acres burned in California in the past week - larger than the cities of Chicago and Boston combined. Authorities also raised the number of homes destroyed by the wildfire to 9,700. It was bl...More..

Andrew Gillum concedes Florida Governor's race and congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Andrew Gillum concedes Florida Governor's race and congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis

Florida produced some of the nation's closest results in the November 6 midterm elections, including DeSantis's apparent narrow victory over Gillum. Mr Gillum, who was attempting to become the state's first b...More..

Trump alarms his confidantes with questions about Mike Pence's loyalty
by | Sunday, November 18, 2018

Trump alarms his confidantes with questions about Mike Pence's loyalty

In one conversation after another he has asked aides and advisers a pointed question: Is Mike Pence loyal? Some Trump advisers, primarily outside the White House, have suggested to him that while Mr. Trump ...More..

Devotees throng Indian flashpoint temple, but no women
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Devotees throng Indian flashpoint temple, but no women

Or are they trying to scare us? But a crowd of around 500 people staged a sit-in and prevented her from leaving Kochi airport and late Friday she and several women companions flew back to Mumbai, Indian med...More..

French drivers blocking roads to protest rising fuel taxes
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

French drivers blocking roads to protest rising fuel taxes

She then accelerated her vehicle into the crowd. Media reports that there have been some 50 other injuries across the country, including in the northern region of Arras where a 71-year-old man was hit by a au...More..

Yemeni Activists Angered by Western Pressure Halting Liberation of Hodeidah City
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Yemeni Activists Angered by Western Pressure Halting Liberation of Hodeidah City

Britain, which oversees the Yemen file in the Security Council, said it would present a draft resolution with this package of requests on Monday to the council for its consideration. Lowcock said United Nations...More..

Stacey Abrams May Demand a New Vote for Georgia Governor
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Stacey Abrams May Demand a New Vote for Georgia Governor

The Abrams campaign had indicated it could pursue a drastic legal remedy on Friday, in which it would try to prove the election was fraudulent and essentially toss out the results for a new election. But Ab...More..

Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' amid currency crisis
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' amid currency crisis

Rights group Amnesty International has condemned Iran's execution on Wednesday of a gold trader and his accomplice as "abhorrent" and said it followed a "grossly unfair show trial". Earlier this month, US P...More..

Trump Is Finished Drafting Answers to Mueller Questions
by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Trump Is Finished Drafting Answers to Mueller Questions

Mueller already has brought charges against a series of former Trump aides. The president did not say when he would turn over the answers to Mueller. Coffee boy and foreign policy enthusiast George Papadopou...More..

Trump on Trade: 'China Wants to Make a Deal'
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Trump on Trade: 'China Wants to Make a Deal'

U.S. share markets jumped in response to the comments. When asked about a report that China this week had presented a list of possible concessions ahead of the talks, Mr Ross said in an interview on Thurs...More..

Michelle Obama Jokes George Clooney Is Her
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Michelle Obama Jokes George Clooney Is Her "Freebie"

It was not all gloom as she went on to reveal that she enjoyed the company of Obama's relatives who turned out to be her in-laws. The autobiography takes readers on an honest and compelling journey from Ob...More..

Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter’s pass
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter’s pass

Trump and others named in the suit claiming White House access is up to the president's discretion. But CNN fought back and filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning saying the revocation was a violation of his Firs...More..

Aide who drew Melania Trump's ire is out of her job
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Aide who drew Melania Trump's ire is out of her job

Ricardel is believed to have entered into confrontation with the first lady's staff during her trip to Africa last month. "It is the position of the office of the first lady that [Ricardel] no longer deserves...More..

Protest Planned Over Court Comments In Trial
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Protest Planned Over Court Comments In Trial

The teenage girl's underwear was displayed as evidence during the trial, with the defence lawyer telling the jury: "You have to look at the way she was dressed". "Nobody asks to be raped and it's never the vict...More..

German MEPs react to Merkel's call for a European army | Raw Politics
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

German MEPs react to Merkel's call for a European army | Raw Politics

Lars Klingbeil, a senior member of Merkel's Social Democrat coalition partners, said Germany must commit billions of euros to back its AI strategy or risk falling further behind the United States and China. A...More..

United States ‘increasingly optimistic’ about extraditing & prosecuting Assange
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

United States ‘increasingly optimistic’ about extraditing & prosecuting Assange

The lawyer's statement follows U.S. media reports that Washington was preparing to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder and was confident it would be able to have him extradited to the United States. One of As...More..