• Adam Schiff: Trump could 'face the real prospect of jail time'
Adam Schiff: Trump could 'face the real prospect of jail time'

But Rep. Jerry Nadler of NY, who's expected to chair the panel in January, says it's unclear whether that alone would justify Congress launching impeachment proceedings. A prominent Republican senator, Marco Rubio, was more cautious, even while restating his support for the Mueller investigation. But he stressed that Congress will have to "wait and...

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  • Trump picks former A-G William Barr for job again
Trump picks former A-G William Barr for job again

Nauert, whose nomination would require the Senate's approval, became the State Department's spokesperson in April 2017 and was named the acting undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs in 2018. Democrats say they will definitely press Mr Barr on his views regarding protecting Mr Mueller and his work, during his confirmation hearings. ...

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  • Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff
Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff

Ayers took to Twitter on Sunday to let Americans know that he will be leaving the White House at the end of the year, putting to rest the idea that he would fill Kelly's role. Ayers backing out will slightly delay Mr. Trump's decision, which will now be announced by the end of the year instead of this week. Ayers will run a pro-Trump super PAC, ...

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  • Kushner offered advice to Saudi crown prince after journalist’s death
Kushner offered advice to Saudi crown prince after journalist’s death

A recent report by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) suggested that bin Salman had been behind the crime. Their communication went on even in the aftermath of the killing of Jamal Khashoggi . The CIA assessed in November that the crown prince had personally ordered the killing of the journalist. After the 2016 presidential election,...

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  • GOP senator doesn't know whether United Nations pick is up to the job
GOP senator doesn't know whether United Nations pick is up to the job

The move was an abrupt end to what had been a tumultuous tenure for Sessions, originally one of Trump's earliest and most loyal surrogates as an Alabama Republican senator. Trump may have had. Trump's nominee will now be considered by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where she will be questioned thoroughly. A Professor of Political Scien...

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  • Incoming House Judiciary Chair Says Trump May Have Committed Impeachable Offenses
Incoming House Judiciary Chair Says Trump May Have Committed Impeachable Offenses

Although Mr Trump hasn't been charged with anything, the question of whether a president even can be prosecuted while in office is a matter of legal dispute. In legal filings Friday, the Justice Department stopped short of accusing Trump of directly committing a crime. The court filing Friday makes clear that the payments to porn actress Stormy ...

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  • Netanyahu briefs Putin on anti-tunnel operation on Lebanese border
Netanyahu briefs Putin on anti-tunnel operation on Lebanese border

Israeli forces also put blue marks on some rocks near the Blue Line and extended a black cable on the ground. The Israeli troops deployed "very close" to Lebanese soldiers on the opposite side of the border, the Lebanese National News Agency said.

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  • FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions
FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions

The House Judiciary and Oversight Committees on Saturday evening released a transcript of former FBI Director James Comey's lengthy testimony from the day before. Specifically, House Republicans have been reviewing an investigation into the actions of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . The president also took a swipe at specia...

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  • Australia passes encryption breaking law, tech firms slam move
Australia passes encryption breaking law, tech firms slam move

He believed demanding co-operation was easier said than done and expected the government would encounter "jurisdictional and procedural" problems with the implementation of the laws. It followed a filibuster to prevent passage of a bill to help sick refugees on Nauru and Manus Island. The Labor Party, which had made noise about being uncomfortabl...

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  • Tennessee Death Row Inmate Chooses Electric Chair Over ‘Torturous’ Lethal Injection
Tennessee Death Row Inmate Chooses Electric Chair Over ‘Torturous’ Lethal Injection

The execution came almost two decades after the state adopted lethal injection as its preferred method. His attorneys have argued that Tennessee's preferred execution method of midazolam-based lethal injection cause a prolonged and torturous death.

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  • Brexit lawmakers panel slams May's deal in latest blow
Brexit lawmakers panel slams May's deal in latest blow

A deep cabinet split has opened up over whether Theresa May should back a second referendum in a final attempt to end the political deadlock over Brexit, as senior Conservatives predicted on Saturday night that her blueprint for leaving the European Union was heading for a crushing House of Commons defeat.

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  • Winter Weather Advisories Extended On Saturday
Winter Weather Advisories Extended On Saturday

Katie will be tracking the remaining winter weather all morning Sunday , so tune in to WDRB In the Morning from 6 to 9 for updates . Based of the latest data our highest snow totals will likely fall just north and west of I-85 where accumulation could reach between 4 to 8 inches.

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  • Azov crisis: Russian Federation continues to block the Kerch Strait
Azov crisis: Russian Federation continues to block the Kerch Strait

This accord gives 34 signatory states the right to gather information about the military forces and activities of another one through military observation flights. Two Ukrainian armoured gunboats, the Lubna and the Kremenchug, escorted a vessel carrying a Bulgarian flag from the Ukrainian port of Mariupol through the Kerch Strait , Vice Admiral Al...

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  • One woman and five children killed in Italy nightclub stampede
One woman and five children killed in Italy nightclub stampede

The stampede occurred shortly after 1 a.m., less than 30 minutes before the concert by Italian rapper Sfera Ebbasta was to begin. Five children are among six people who have died in a stampede at an Italian nightclub , police have said. According to Associated Press, one of the survivors said that some of the emergency exits were locked when the...

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  • Israel sends in bulldozers to destroy cross-border Hezbollah tunnels
Israel sends in bulldozers to destroy cross-border Hezbollah tunnels

Authorities said , though, it does not pose a threat to residents. UNIFIL's primary mission is to enforce UN Resolution 1701 , something Israeli officials routinely criticize the peacekeeping force for failing to do. "It's now clear that Iran used its windfall from the Obama Iran nuclear deal to arm Hezbollah for an all-out war against Israel, ...

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  • Charlottesville: White nationalist found guilty of murder for driving auto into counterprotester
Charlottesville: White nationalist found guilty of murder for driving auto into counterprotester

It took the jury, comprised of seven women and five men, seven hours to reach a verdict. Sentencing will be determined by the court beginning Monday morning - Fields could face up to six life sentences and 70 years in prison for the charges.

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  • Grace Millane: 'grave fears' held for United Kingdom backpacker missing in New Zealand
Grace Millane: 'grave fears' held for United Kingdom backpacker missing in New Zealand

She was staying at the Base Backpackers hostel in central Auckland before her disappearance. "I know that the thoughts of all new Zealanders will be with Grace's family tonight, and I want to reassure everyone both here and overseas that New Zealand Police are determined to do everything we can to find her", he said.

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  • Pakistan PM Tells US: We're Not Your 'Hired Gun' Anymore
Pakistan PM Tells US: We're Not Your 'Hired Gun' Anymore

The proposal for a meeting had followed Khan's letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, offering "constructive engagement". The PML-N leader said to resolve the Afghanistan issue, Pakistan and America will have to work together.

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  • Man seen with backpacker to be charged with murder
Man seen with backpacker to be charged with murder

Late on Saturday the 26-year-old man was charged with Millane's murder, Detective Inspector Scott Beard told reporters. A full scene examination is now underway at a bush area on Scenic Drive, Waitakere Ranges in West Auckland. She was staying at the Base Backpackers hostel in central Auckland before she went missing. Speaking at a news confere...

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  • Trump nominates ex-Fox News anchor Nauert as United Nations envoy
Trump nominates ex-Fox News anchor Nauert as United Nations envoy

But the former television anchor has mostly avoided snafus, keeping regular press briefings concise and winning praise for her poise as she fields a dizzying array of foreign policy questions. Haley, in what could be a final diplomatic push, on Thursday failed in a bid for the UN General Assembly to condemn the Palestinian Hamas movement for firi...

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