Trump Inaugural Committee Under Feds' Microscope For Potential Corruption

The Journal notes that Mueller has also probed "whether any foreign money flowed to the inaugural fund, which is prohibited from accepting foreign funds", and referred a Washington consultant to the Washington U.S. They include the Las Vegas casino ... More..

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Sri Lanka court rules parliament dissolution illegal in setback for president
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Sri Lanka court rules parliament dissolution illegal in setback for president

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament ahead of its term as illegal, in a setback for the embattled leader in his face off with an elected...More..

Bolton unveils plan to counter Russian Federation and China influence
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Bolton unveils plan to counter Russian Federation and China influence

According to Bolton, Libya continues to serve as a "fertile ground" for the local Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) affiliate "to recruit new terrorists and plot attacks against the United States". He said the U.S.is r...More..

Several killed after high-speed train accident in Turkish capital of Ankara
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Several killed after high-speed train accident in Turkish capital of Ankara

A rescue team was looking for more survivors, he said. The accident took place at 6:36 am shortly after the train left Ankara's central station and collided head-on with the locomotive, which was returning ...More..

Columbine LOCKDOWN: Several Colorado schools SEALED OFF due to ‘suspicious person’
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Columbine LOCKDOWN: Several Colorado schools SEALED OFF due to ‘suspicious person’

Police say they received a phone call from a man claiming to be hiding outside the school with a gun. The measure was taken after police said a " suspicious person " had made " threats " at the Columbine High...More..

May tours Europe in bid to save Brexit deal
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

May tours Europe in bid to save Brexit deal

The EU said it was ready to discuss how to smooth ratification in Britain, but that neither the withdrawal agreement nor the contentious Irish backstop would be renegotiated. May indicated she was seeking furth...More..

TABLES TURNED: Judge Orders Special Counsel Robert Mueller To Hand Over Documents
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

TABLES TURNED: Judge Orders Special Counsel Robert Mueller To Hand Over Documents

Trump also plays a central role in a separate case in NY, where prosecutors have implicated him in a crime. President Donald Trump says in a new interview that he is not concerned about being impeached by D...More..

by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Grace Millane case: Suppression breaches could endanger trial

She was staying at a backpacker hostel in Auckland when she went missing December 1. The email, which was viewed by the Herald, reportedly named the accused in its subject heading. The 26-year-old man - who has...More..

Bones found in Long Island home identified as dad missing since 1961
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Bones found in Long Island home identified as dad missing since 1961

Mike Carroll's sons found human remains under the basement during an excavation . Autopsy results released this week confirmed the remains were of George Carroll and found that his skull had been fractured b...More..

Mika Brzezinski apologizes after calling Mike Pompeo 'wannabe dictator's butt boy'
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Mika Brzezinski apologizes after calling Mike Pompeo 'wannabe dictator's butt boy'

Trump has a long and complicated relationship with Brzezinski and her husband , " Morning Joe " namesake Joe Scarborough . Brzezinski didn't offer a direct apology to the LGBT community for using the homophob...More..

FOX 2 Detroit meteorologist passes away
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

FOX 2 Detroit meteorologist passes away

Starr, whose married name was Rose, had two young children. She is survived by her husband and their two children. On their official website, a spokesperson wrote: "Last night we were informed of the heartb...More..

China Says Two Canadians Suspected Of Threatening National Security
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

China Says Two Canadians Suspected Of Threatening National Security

The Chinese government says it has taken former Calgarian, Michael Spavor, into custody on suspicion of harming national security and Global Affairs Canada says it working to determine his whereabouts. Based ...More..

Rick Santorum says he would decline chief of staff role
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Rick Santorum says he would decline chief of staff role

This comes after the U.S. president's announcement last week that current White House Chief of Staff John Kelly would be stepping down from his position by the end of 2018. Former RNC Chairman Reince Priebu...More..

Massive Marriott data breach traced to Chinese hackers
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Massive Marriott data breach traced to Chinese hackers

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 authorised to discuss ...More..

Moscow: Pompeo's Statement on Russian Tu-160 in Venezuela Inappropriate
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Moscow: Pompeo's Statement on Russian Tu-160 in Venezuela Inappropriate

He told reporters on Tuesday such criticism sounds odd from a country "half of whose military budget would be enough to feed the whole of Africa". On Monday, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that tw...More..

Trump Cancels White House Christmas Party for Reporters
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Trump Cancels White House Christmas Party for Reporters

The White House is set to host a variety of other holiday parties this year and some media members who are "generally favorable to Trump" have been invited to those events, in Kurtz's words. "I'm fully committe...More..

Trump seizes on France attack to push border wall
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Trump seizes on France attack to push border wall

Chuck Schumer cracked Thursday on the Senate floor. Trump frequently cited terrorism during the run-up to the midterm elections as a reason to build a border wall along the southern border, even though the...More..

China and USA discuss trade talks timetable
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

China and USA discuss trade talks timetable

The arrest of a top executive at China's Huawei Technologies has also roiled global markets amid fears that it could further inflame the China-U.S. trade row. U.S. farmers welcomed the deals. "Any business th...More..

Russian Spy Maria Butina Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy Against The United States
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Russian Spy Maria Butina Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy Against The United States

Person 1", which sources have identified as longtime Republican operative Paul Erickson , with whom she had a multiyear romantic relationship, "agreed and conspired, with a Russian government official ("Russ...More..

Failure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal: United Nations chief
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Failure to agree climate deal rules would be suicidal: United Nations chief

Meanwhile, Jochen Flasbarth, German vice minister for the environment, nature conservation and nuclear ‎safety, told Ahram Online that countries are looking from different sides at the same matter, and that ‎br...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

A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after mass on Tuesday, killing four and leaving four others injured before turning a gun on himself, authorities said. Television also showed paramedics att...More..

14m May wins no confidence vote
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

14m May wins no confidence vote

And Mrs May addressed the nation after the vote came through. The pound at 9am was $1.2530 dollars compared to 1.2523 dollars at the previous close after Graham Brady, the chairman of the party's so-called 19...More..

IDF kills Ofra terrorist suspect, son of West Bank Hamas leader
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

IDF kills Ofra terrorist suspect, son of West Bank Hamas leader

Two Israeli police officers were stabbed in Jerusalem and neutralised the attacker with return fire, the law enforcement agency's press service said. Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 29 (left), and Ziv Hajbi, 35, wer...More..

Man trapped in grease vent of empty restaurant for two days
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Man trapped in grease vent of empty restaurant for two days

The office says that when officials arrived they found the grease-covered man stuck inside the metal vent. It took nearly an hour to "extract" the man, who was then taken to a local hospital for treatment, th...More..

Russia's Latest 'hi-tech' Robot Is Just a Man in a Suit
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Russia's Latest 'hi-tech' Robot Is Just a Man in a Suit

However, many viewers were left unconvinced by the robot, with the Russian website TJournal posing a series of questions about the robot's performance, including the location of his external sensors and why...More..

Judge gives ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen 3 years in prison
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Judge gives ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen 3 years in prison

He also admitted making false statements to Congress - a charge stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into whether Mr Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation to get him elected. "Cohen ...More..

U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner testifies on Trump’s immigration policies
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner testifies on Trump’s immigration policies

The sum would be enough, the group reasoned , for each asylum-seeker to start a small business or otherwise rebuild their life in a country where two-thirds of the population live in poverty and one in five...More..

Pound tumbles to 20-month low after May aborts Brexit vote
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Pound tumbles to 20-month low after May aborts Brexit vote

A summary of the report listed over a dozen problems with the deal in its current form including the backstop - the mechanism meant to ensure there is no return to a hard border between British-ruled Northern I...More..

Strasbourg suspect: A violent criminal still at large
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Strasbourg suspect: A violent criminal still at large

A photo of Cherif Chekatt, 29, who was born in Strasbourg , was distributed publicly on Wednesday evening local time. The European Parliament , which is in session in Strasbourg this week, was put into lo...More..