Ryan Zinke leaving post as Secretary of the Interior

Donald Trump said Saturday that his interior secretary will be leaving soon - the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the United States president's turnover-plagued administration. Asked by reporters last month whether he might fire Z... More..

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Melania Trump Blasts Media As 'Opportunists' Piggybacking On Husband's Fame

She identified those opportunists as "comedians, journalists, performers and book writers". "It doesn't hurt. The problem is they're writing history and it's not correct", she answered. The new look has fetch...More..

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown over Border Wall Funding
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown over Border Wall Funding

Schumer accused Trump of throwing a " temper tantrum " during the meeting in a bid to secure funding for his wall. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi can't reach an agreement when they meet Tuesday at the ...More..

The politics of a plot to kill Sri Lanka's President
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

The politics of a plot to kill Sri Lanka's President

The closely watched decision earlier today, saw judges vote unanimously against Sirisena's move last month, in which, alongside former president Mahinda Rajapaksa , he sought to call snap parliamentary electio...More..

Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody

About eight hours after they were taken in, the girl started having seizures and registered a 105.7 degree fever . Jakelin later went into cardiac arrest and suffered brain swelling at a Texas hospital. Am...More..

Rajapaksa to resign as Sri Lanka’s prime minister, says lawmaker
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Rajapaksa to resign as Sri Lanka’s prime minister, says lawmaker

Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned this morning as Sri Lanka's prime minister amid a two-month long power tussle in the island nation, local media reported today. On Thursday Sirisena suffered a major blow when ...More..

Trump Inauguration Committee Under Criminal Probe
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Trump Inauguration Committee Under Criminal Probe

A spokesperson for the Manhattan US attorney's office declined to comment. The committee was headed by Tom Barrack, a real estate developer and longtime pal of the president's. In a statement released on Fr...More..

Brexit: European leaders reneged on promise to help Theresa May
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Brexit: European leaders reneged on promise to help Theresa May

May was due to meet EU President Donald Tusk for what he called "last-minute talks" before joining the other European leaders. "It's not that hard as a prime minister to say 'look I've done my best, I've tr...More..

Erdogan: Turkey planning military operation to 'wipe out' Syria terrorists
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Erdogan: Turkey planning military operation to 'wipe out' Syria terrorists

Long frustrated by USA support for Kurdish militias Turkey views as terrorists, Erdoğan has threatened to push deeper into north-eastern Syria since sending Turkish forces into the Kurdish enclave of Afrin ...More..

Judge demands documents related to Michael Flynn's interview with Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2017
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Judge demands documents related to Michael Flynn's interview with Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2017

Mueller III, should warrant a sentence of only probation. The request comes about one year after Flynn pleaded guilty to one count of lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents about his contacts with th...More..

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiracy

Butina was charged in July by US federal prosecutors in a case that could help them gain insight into Russian efforts to meddle in American politics. Alexander Torshin , a Russian government official, was r...More..

Bomb threats across USA appear to be hoax, authorities say
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Bomb threats across USA appear to be hoax, authorities say

Last updated at 4:02 p.m. The preschool remained closed for the day, and afterschool has been canceled. That statement echoed one issued by the New York Police Department's Counterterrorism Bureau, which st...More..

European Union offers new Brexit deal clarity, won't renegotiate, says Juncker
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

European Union offers new Brexit deal clarity, won't renegotiate, says Juncker

The leader of the Northern Irish party propping up Britain's Conservative government said she had told May to scrap the "backstop" in the Brexit deal . The European Parliament's Brexit point man, Guy Verhofs...More..

2-Year-Old Migrant Found in California Without Parents, Says Border Patrol
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

2-Year-Old Migrant Found in California Without Parents, Says Border Patrol

Singing and praying, religious leaders moved forward in lines of four to six, some wearing T-shirts reading: 'Love Knows No Borders'. The group was about two miles north of the border, and some of its members c...More..

Trump denies that few want chief of staff job
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Trump denies that few want chief of staff job

Since then, numerous reports have suggested that top candidates - including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Office of Management and Budget Direct Mick Mulvaney - withdrew themselves from consideration. ...More..

Russian serial killer found guilty of 56 further murders
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Russian serial killer found guilty of 56 further murders

He was already in jail for 22 other murders. He was arrested in 2012 during a re-examination of cold case evidence, which included DNA testing all people known to drive a specific type of vehicle whose tracks...More..

Mike Pompeo confirms China was behind massive Marriott hack
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Mike Pompeo confirms China was behind massive Marriott hack

Private investigators looking into the breach have found hacking tools, techniques, and procedures previously used in attacks attributed to Chinese hackers, said three sources who were not authorized to discuss...More..

Russia sends two nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Russia sends two nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela

It's about two corrupt governments squandering public funds, according to Mike Pompeo . "Perhaps, an evaluation of Mr. Pompeo's undiplomatic statements will follow in the future", the Kremlin spokesman said,...More..

Trump Reportedly Cancels White House Christmas Party With Press
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Trump Reportedly Cancels White House Christmas Party With Press

White House reps did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment. The Wall Street Journal first reported that Meadows is out of the running for the position. Trump and Meadows, a North Carolina ...More..

Maria Butina, accused Russian spy, pleads guilty to conspiracy
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Maria Butina, accused Russian spy, pleads guilty to conspiracy

Prosecutors have accused Butina, who was jailed awaiting trial, of working with a Russian official and two USA citizens to try to infiltrate the NRA , a group closely aligned with Republican politicians includ...More..

Jury Recommends Life Imprisonment for James Fields
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Jury Recommends Life Imprisonment for James Fields

They also recommended a $100,000 fine on the murder count. After deliberating for about four hours over the past two days, jurors recommended the life sentence for Heyer's death plus an additional 70 years ea...More..

Gunman opens fire on church in Brazil, killing 5 people
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Gunman opens fire on church in Brazil, killing 5 people

The gunman ran to the altar while firing at police and was hit in the side. Campinas is an industrial city some 100km (62 miles) north-west of Sao Paulo . The man, who was reportedly armed with two guns, mad...More..

Tory donors throw weight behind May ahead of confidence vote
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Tory donors throw weight behind May ahead of confidence vote

The EU need this deal to succeed, why? Whichever way they voted, people in Portsmouth did not vote to be poorer'. Bradley, who resigned as vice chair of the party over the Chequers Agreement, adds: "I have ne...More..

Trump says prosecutors have found no evidence of Russian Federation collusion
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Trump says prosecutors have found no evidence of Russian Federation collusion

Trump's moniker in some of the filings: "Individual-1". He seeks extraordinary leniency - a sentence of no jail time - based principally on his rose-colored view of the seriousness of the crimes; his claims t...More..

West Bank shootings kill three Palestinians, two Israelis
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

West Bank shootings kill three Palestinians, two Israelis

In a separate event, Israeli police say security forces also shot dead a Palestinian accused of killing two settlers in the West Bank, following a two-month manhunt. "We will find the killers, we haven't stoppe...More..

Labour Brexit minister says no confidence vote coming 'before Christmas'
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Labour Brexit minister says no confidence vote coming 'before Christmas'

Labour has a tight window of opportunity to trigger a no-confidence motion in the government, Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer warned Jeremy Corbyn . "He has got to start this process now". 'Her shambo...More..

The National Enquirer Flips On Donald Trump In Playmate Hush Money Scandal
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

The National Enquirer Flips On Donald Trump In Playmate Hush Money Scandal

American Media Inc (AMI) told prosecutors it worked "in concert" with Trump's campaign when it paid Karen McDougal for her story of a sexual affair with Trump, before suppressing the story "so as to prevent i...More..

Venezuela-Russia wargames an 'alert' for region: Colombia
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Venezuela-Russia wargames an 'alert' for region: Colombia

Ms Sanders said: "We have spoken with the representatives of Russian Federation and have been informed that their military aircraft, which landed in Venezuela , will be leaving on Friday and going back to Ru...More..

Suspected burglar of Chinese restaurant trapped in grease vent for two days
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Suspected burglar of Chinese restaurant trapped in grease vent for two days

Police and fire crews arriving at the scene in San Lorenzo near Oakland at about 09:30 local time (17:30 GMT) heard a voice and discovered that it was coming from a rooftop vent belonging to the restaurant. A...More..

Robot shown on Russian TV revealed to be man in costume
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Robot shown on Russian TV revealed to be man in costume

They are reported to have questioned the android's lack of external sensors , how it was made so quickly and why the robot had made so many "unnecessary movements" when showing off its dancing skills. The ...More..