Trump Gets Mocked on Twitter Over His ‘Smocking Gun’

Trump apparently meant to type "smoking" instead of "smocking" as he blasted away at Special Counsel Robert Mueller on the social media website. Of course, who can forget one of the most famous mysteries of the Trump presidency - the " covfefe " in... More..

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Facebook HQ evacuated following bomb threat
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Facebook HQ evacuated following bomb threat

This was a serious jump scare for Facebook employees but Menlo Park Police authorities have thoroughly scoured the area and reported to have found "no suspicious package or device" at the evacuated building . ...More..

Feds Agreed Not To Pursue National Enquirer Parent Over Trump Hush Money
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Feds Agreed Not To Pursue National Enquirer Parent Over Trump Hush Money

The deal signals that NY investigators are digging further into potential campaign finance violations and who in Trump's team was involved, adding pressure to the president and his circle. Cohen was on Wednesda...More..

Mike Pompeo Says Journalist Khashoggi's Death Still Being Probed
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Mike Pompeo Says Journalist Khashoggi's Death Still Being Probed

As the Senate this week considers a joint resolution condemning the Crown Prince for the killing - something the President would have to sign or veto if passed by Congress - Mr Trump said he would meet with sen...More..

Russian Federation sends bombers to Venezuela, calls US reaction
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Russian Federation sends bombers to Venezuela, calls US reaction "undiplomatic"

Russian Federation sent about 100 pilots and other personnel along with two Tupolev-160 bombers and two other aircraft to Caracas. Capable of carrying short-range nuclear missiles, the planes can fly over 12,...More..

Shocking deaths top Google's trending searches in 2018
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Shocking deaths top Google's trending searches in 2018

Google today released its data on search trends in 2018. The most searched term globally , however, is World Cup . Despite the country's absence from the tournament, this year's World Cup topped the lis...More..

Charlottesville killer James Fields sentenced to life plus 419 years jail
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Charlottesville killer James Fields sentenced to life plus 419 years jail

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 29, 2019. Fields, from OH, was convicted by a Charlottesville jury on Friday of first degree murder , aggravated malicious wounding and leaving the scene of a fa...More..

Brexit: People's Vote campaign urges Corbyn to call no-confidence vote
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Brexit: People's Vote campaign urges Corbyn to call no-confidence vote

May called it off amid a near-universal assumption she would lose heavily, before embarking on a round of European Union diplomacy to try to secure some concessions on the Northern Irish backstop plan. Speaking...More..

Charges dropped against mom violently separated from toddler during arrest
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Charges dropped against mom violently separated from toddler during arrest

Lisa Schreibersdorf, executive director of Brooklyn Defender Services, the legal aid office handling Headley's case, said at a news conference that it isn't uncommon for stressed clients of the city's overbur...More..

UK PM May says will delay parliament vote on Brexit deal - worldwide
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

UK PM May says will delay parliament vote on Brexit deal - worldwide

May's plan to delay the vote throws the Brexit process into further confusion. "From listening to those views", she continued after the noise in the chamber ebbed, "it is clear that while there is broad suppo...More..

British PM May postpones vote on Brexit deal, certain of defeat
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

British PM May postpones vote on Brexit deal, certain of defeat

May said the prospects of opposition leader "Jeremy Corbyn getting his hands on power is a risk we can not afford to take". The PM faced laughter from Labour benches when she said that, over three days of de...More..

Grace Millane: Backpacker's body returned to family
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Grace Millane: Backpacker's body returned to family

Detective Inspector Scott Beard said she met a man for a couple of hours in the evening on December 1 before surveillance cameras showed them entering the CityLife hotel. Floral tributes have been set up in Wic...More..

Top Houthi negotiator calls for main Yemen port to be neutral zone
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Top Houthi negotiator calls for main Yemen port to be neutral zone

It further stipulates that the Saudi-led military coalition should cease all airstrikes and ground attacks against Hudaydah in exchange for a Houthi withdrawal. "We accept that the port works under the administ...More..

Former First Lady Michelle Obama to bring book tour to Nashville
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Former First Lady Michelle Obama to bring book tour to Nashville

Sales for Michelle Obama's memoir have topped 3 million. "I couldn't be more excited to visit even more cities across the country and around the world", says Obama in a statement. Tickets will go on sale f...More..

Judge awards Trump almost $300,000 in Daniels defamation lawsuit
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Judge awards Trump almost $300,000 in Daniels defamation lawsuit

Daniels, a porn actress whose real name is Stephanie Clifford and is represented by firebrand attorney Michael Avenatti , said Trump defamed her with a tweet in March, although she later said Avenatti file...More..

Russian serial killer Mikhail Popkov found guilty of another 56 murders
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Russian serial killer Mikhail Popkov found guilty of another 56 murders

Following his arrest, Popkov showed officers where he had disposed of his victim's bodies. All but one of his victims were women between the ages of 16 and 40. Russian state news agency RIA Novosti r...More..

Chaos and the chocolate factory as leak smothers German street
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Chaos and the chocolate factory as leak smothers German street

A spokesperson said the street was closed for around two hours after a tonne of the chocolate flowed out of the DreiMeister factory. Firefighters were forced to close off the street and shovel the chocolatey ...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests ISIS sympathizer for plotting Pittsburgh copycat attack on OH synagogues
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests ISIS sympathizer for plotting Pittsburgh copycat attack on OH synagogues

She admired and corresponded with Charleston church shooter Dylan Roof. Prosecutors say she purchased explosives which she planned to use to make a pipe bomb and blow the property up. He was charged with at...More..

Documents on former Trump aides submitted to court
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Documents on former Trump aides submitted to court

Trump's moniker in some of the filings: "Individual-1". "Cohen did provide information to law enforcement, including information that assisted the Special Counsel's Office", they said. US prosecutors, however...More..

Varadkar stands firm as May cancels Brexit vote
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Varadkar stands firm as May cancels Brexit vote

Taoiseach: "The Withdrawal Agreement, including the Irish backstop, is the only agreement on the table". "If we went ahead and held the vote tomorrow the deal would be rejected by a significant margin", May t...More..

Four killed, nine injured in Strasbourg firing: French Interior Minister
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Four killed, nine injured in Strasbourg firing: French Interior Minister

He also said witnesses reported hearing the gunman shout "Allahu akbar", Arabic for "God is great", during the attack. Deputy Interior Minister Laurent Nunez said: "The hunt is continuing". Image: Getty Image...More..

Trump says he'll pick new chief of staff within weeks
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Trump says he'll pick new chief of staff within weeks

Mark Meadows of North Carolina and acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. WASHINGTON - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will remain in the job through at least January 2 to ensure "a very peacefu...More..

Nobel laureate Nadia Murad urges world to 'protect' Yazidis
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Nobel laureate Nadia Murad urges world to 'protect' Yazidis

A Nobel Peace Prize victor from the Democratic Republic of Congo dedicated his award to all women harmed by sexual violence. The 25-year-old was declared the victor of the Nobel in October alongside Congole...More..

US returns war trophy bells to the Philippines
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

US returns war trophy bells to the Philippines

Duterte demanded the return of the Balangiga Bells during his second State of the Nation Address in 2017. Kim said on behalf of the United States, it's a great honor for him to be at the closing of a painful ...More..

Theresa May to address Commons after botched vote on Brexit deal
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Theresa May to address Commons after botched vote on Brexit deal

The SNP leader in the Commons signed a letter along with Jeremy Corbyn and Sir Vince Cable, which criticised the "frantic behaviour" displayed in the chamber by Mrs May. The Prime Minister faced an uncertain po...More..

Houses of Parliament 'lockdown after intruder tasered at Westminster Palace'
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Houses of Parliament 'lockdown after intruder tasered at Westminster Palace'

BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg, who also witnessed the disturbance, says she saw the man on the ground, arguing with police. An eyewitness told the BBC the man jumped over railings before being Tase...More..

Football player, 16, 'murdered pregnant cheerleader, 17, then put body in dumpster'
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Football player, 16, 'murdered pregnant cheerleader, 17, then put body in dumpster'

Authorities say Trejo stabbed Rouhselang during a fight over her pregnancy, put a plastic bag over her and put her body in a restaurant dumpster in their hometown of Mishawaka, which is next to South Bend and a...More..

Huawei CFO seeks bail, cites health fears behind bars: court documents
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Huawei CFO seeks bail, cites health fears behind bars: court documents

Lu, the Foreign Ministry spokesman, accused countries he didn't cite by name of hyping the "so-called" threat. Meng's arrest occurred on the same day U.S. The order was dated November 30, according to Qualcom...More..

It's Meghan vs Trump for TIME's Person of the Year
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

It's Meghan vs Trump for TIME's Person of the Year

The Trump Administration's enforcement of a zero tolerance border policy landed thousands of children in government facilities without their parents. Behind the Marvel blockbuster Black Panther was directo...More..

U.S. Marines declare 5 missing crew members in warplanes crash dead
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

U.S. Marines declare 5 missing crew members in warplanes crash dead

The US military said Tuesday it had pronounced five missing Marines dead and was ending search operations almost a week after two US military aircraft crashed off Japan. Five Marines who have been missing si...More..