• White House bans CNN reporter Jim Acosta after Trump row
White House bans CNN reporter Jim Acosta after Trump row

A video distributed by the Trump administration to support its argument for banning CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House appears to have been doctored to make Acosta look more aggressive than he was during an exchange with a White House intern, an independent expert said Thursday.

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  • 12 killed in shooting at California bar packed with college students
12 killed in shooting at California bar packed with college students

The sheriff said officers were told he might have PTSD because of his military service. However, mental health specialists who were called in "talked to him, and cleared him". People dropped to the floor and hid behind bar stools in stunned silence. "We need change to happen", she said. "When the officers went in and made re-entry, they found h...

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  • White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta
White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta

It's extremely hard for Acosta to portray himself as the victim here. That wasn't good enough for Acosta as he thought he deserved not one, not two, but three questions. Sarah Saunders, the press secretary, announced the suspension of Acosta's pass due to his "placing his hands" on the female aide. The White House ought to be more careful, and th...

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  • Democrats signal they want to investigate Jeff Sessions' ouster and replacement
Democrats signal they want to investigate Jeff Sessions' ouster and replacement

Nadler and other Democrats on the committee suggested the shakeup appears to be an effort to alter oversight of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe in a way that favors the president. In July 2017 Mr Trump told the New York Times: "Sessions should have never recused himself, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me befor...

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  • Democrats Seek Hearing on Trump's Ouster of Sessions
Democrats Seek Hearing on Trump's Ouster of Sessions

But if Mueller is still gathering evidence on other matters such as Trump's business relations with Russians going back before the 2016 election, Whitaker may be able to stifle that, ruling it out of the realm of the original mandate. Whitaker so far hasn't said much about his outlook for the Justice Department or the special counsel investigatio...

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  • Dead After California Shooting At Popular Nightspot, Police Say
Dead After California Shooting At Popular Nightspot, Police Say

In a news briefing Thursday, authorities identified the suspect as 28-year-old Ian David Long , a former Marine. Ventura County sheriff's Capt. Garo Kuredjian said hundreds of people were inside the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks at 11:20 p.m., and shots were still being fired when deputies arrived.

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  • Bodies Found After Apartment Buildings Collapse In Marseille, France
Bodies Found After Apartment Buildings Collapse In Marseille, France

He said that the chance of finding survivors was diminishing the longer the search continued, especially as the controlled collapse of a third building - which had been weakened by the initial disaster - had laid more rubble over the site.

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  • Setback for Trump; Democrats set to gain majority in United States lower House
Setback for Trump; Democrats set to gain majority in United States lower House

Republicans have picked up enough Senate seats to block Democrats there, expanding GOP control over the Senate. It was just the second midterm election in over three decades when the party holding the White House gained seats. Dave Brat faced an unusually strong challenge from Democrat Abigail Spanberger, a former Central Intelligence Agency op...

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  • Women Played ‘Pivotal’ Role in Shifting House to the Democrats
Women Played ‘Pivotal’ Role in Shifting House to the Democrats

American voters have elected many men in their 20s to Congress, but Ocasio-Cortez could become the youngest woman to join the House. After her historic primary upset over Rep. Also in the House, Democrats Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI will be the first Muslim women to serve in Congress. They include veterans, a former Ce...

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  • Brothel Owner Dennis Hof, Who Died Last Month, Wins Nevada Election
Brothel Owner Dennis Hof, Who Died Last Month, Wins Nevada Election

Signs were posted at polling places to inform voters in the district that Hof had died , but Republicans launched a campaign encouraging people to still vote for him and prevent the seat from falling into Democratic hands. Hof died at his Love Ranch brothel on October 16. Hof died in the same Love Ranch suite where Lamar Odom , the former Nat...

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  • Boeing issues bulletin on 737 Max planes after one crashed in Indonesia
Boeing issues bulletin on 737 Max planes after one crashed in Indonesia

The airplane manufacturer said in a statement Wednesday that Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee has indicated the crashed Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane had "erroneous input from one of its AOA sensors". On that October 28 flight, from Bali to Jakarta , the pilot's and copilot's sensors disagreed by about 20 degrees. The plane hi...

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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Breaking 3 Ribs in Fall | Trending
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Breaking 3 Ribs in Fall | Trending

Ever the tough lady she is, Ginsburg didn't admit herself to the George Washington University Hospital until Thursday morning after experiencing discomfort overnight, where she learned that she had actually fractured three of her ribs. The Supreme Court has never needed the Notorious RBG more than it needs her now. Ginsburg joined the court in ...

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  • CNN's Jim Acosta denied entry to White House
CNN's Jim Acosta denied entry to White House

On Wednesday evening, Acosta tweeted that he was denied entry to the White House grounds by the Secret Service, after his pass was taken off him. Acosta was stopped by the Secret Service from entering the White House at about 7 pm. Video of the press conference shows a young woman, presumably the intern, trying to take away the microphone as Ac...

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  • United States exempts India from sanctions at Chabahar port in Iran
United States exempts India from sanctions at Chabahar port in Iran

The U.S. spokesperson said that President Donald Trump's South Asia strategy was focused on economic growth for Afghanistan and a "close partnernship" with India and the U.S seeks to maintain a close relationship with both countries as they pursue a "policy of maximum pressure" against Iran.

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  • US Navy plane intercepted by Russian jet
US Navy plane intercepted by Russian jet

Navy in Europe and Africa. The Russian warplane reportedly closed the distance with the large Aries before activating its afterburner - where fuel is dumped into the exhaust plume for added thrust. "We expect them to behave within global standards set to ensure safety and to prevent incidents". The statement from the Navy added that the EP-3 w...

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  • 115 accounts blocked on eve of US elections
115 accounts blocked on eve of US elections

Facebook said 30 more accounts that it removed were spreading posts on Facebook and were associated with Facebook pages that were written in French and Russian. "At this time we have no indication of compromise of our nation's election infrastructure that would prevent voting, change vote counts, or disrupt the ability to tally votes", said a joint...

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  • Trump says USA government will halt if House Democrats investigate him
Trump says USA government will halt if House Democrats investigate him

Trump cited health care and infrastructure as areas where the two parties could work together. "What was effectively a referendum on Mr. Trump's incendiary conduct and hard-right nationalism may make some of the party's lawmakers uneasy about linking themselves to a president who ended the campaign showering audiences with a blizzard of mistruths...

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  • Mass Shooting Reported At Borderline Bar & Grill In Thousand Oaks, California
Mass Shooting Reported At Borderline Bar & Grill In Thousand Oaks, California

The security guard was dead and the man had a handgun. Ventura County Sheriff's Office Captain Garo Kuredjian called the situation "active", saying there were at least six people injured inside the building. He said he heard from people inside that they were hiding in bathrooms and the attic of the bar. A distraught witness who was inside the b...

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  • Driver charged in toddler deaths in crosswalk kills herself
Driver charged in toddler deaths in crosswalk kills herself

Dorothy was found dead of a suicide on Tuesday (November 6) at her home in Staten Island, New York. Sources say bottles of prescription pills were found nearby along with an apparent suicide note. One of the mothers is Broadway actress Ruthy Ann Miles, whose unborn baby later died. When the crash occurred in March, Bruns had allegedly been d...

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  • Jeff Sessions Is Out - Slog
Jeff Sessions Is Out - Slog

At a post-election press conference earlier on Wednesday, Trump had declined to answer a question about Sessions' future in his administration. "A permanent replacement will be named at a later date", Trump said . On July 25, the president wrote the attorney general "has taken a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes (where are E-mails...

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