• Biggest concern after AG Jeff Sessions' dismissal is the Russian Federation investigation
Biggest concern after AG Jeff Sessions' dismissal is the Russian Federation investigation

Two days after he hired a transparent political hack to run the Justice Department , President Trump has failed to come up with a remotely plausible cover story. Protests in at least 900 cities nationwide, aimed at protecting Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, are planned f...

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  • Thousand Oaks Killer Ian Long Mocked 'Hopes and Prayers' Before Massacre
Thousand Oaks Killer Ian Long Mocked 'Hopes and Prayers' Before Massacre

But a mental health specialist who assessed Long after police were called about his agitated behavior last spring anxious he might be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. He said he had an army of friends and families on alert, making calls, and watching the news looking out for his son. Kuredjian said the shooter no longer posed a th...

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  • Mainers rally in Augusta to support Mueller probe after Sessions ouster
Mainers rally in Augusta to support Mueller probe after Sessions ouster

In an interview with the David Webb Show , on audio obtained by Mother Jones , Whitaker essentially said that Trump can and should do whatever he wants with the Mueller investigation. A dense web of regulations and professional guidelines govern how Justice Department lawyers are supposed to handle potential conflicts of interest.

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  • Pakistan, China agree to broaden existing trajectory of CPEC: Bakhtiar
Pakistan, China agree to broaden existing trajectory of CPEC: Bakhtiar

Speaking during a press conference on Tuesday, Finance Minister Asad Umar said that Pakistan had secured "commitment at the highest level" from the Chinese leadership "to increase our exports, and to do (the things) we should (to) have enough income so that we do not need to borrow", according to domestic media reports.

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  • Prince Harry praises Prince Charles for stepping up to wedding duty
Prince Harry praises Prince Charles for stepping up to wedding duty

Speaking in a BBC documentary to mark his 70th birthday, Prince Charles said the idea that he would continue making interventions was "nonsense". "You know, I've tried to make sure whatever I've done has been non-party political, and I think it's vital to remember there's only room for one sovereign at a time, not two", he said.

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  • Active shooter at Topsail High School may have been malfunctioning water heater
Active shooter at Topsail High School may have been malfunctioning water heater

Ferguson said there was a report of an active shooter at Topsail High School on Friday morning after noises were heard coming from the top of the building. School buses have been corralled at the Lowes Foods parking lot across from the school campus . Police are responding to reports of an "active shooter" at a school in North Carolina, America,...

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  • 1 dead in Melbourne stabbing; man attacked cops before being shot
1 dead in Melbourne stabbing; man attacked cops before being shot

Mr Hair said two civilians became involved as well as two police, trying to stop the man from his attack. This image made from video shows police on street corner after a shooting in Melbourne , Australia. "A small number of people are being treated for stab wounds". "Police are aware of an incident in the vicinity of Bourke Street", Victoria ...

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  • Berkeley Fire Department responding to fires in Oakland, Butte County
Berkeley Fire Department responding to fires in Oakland, Butte County

The Adventist Health Feather River Hospital in Paradise evacuated all its patients and staff, given its close proximity to the fire, and transported them safely to hospitals in neighboring towns, Jill Kinney, an Adventist Health spokeswoman told the Associated Press .

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  • Seth Moulton says new House lawmakers want Pelosi out
Seth Moulton says new House lawmakers want Pelosi out

Republican Rep. Martha McSalley held a slim lead over Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat. It was a role reversal from just days ago, when he warned voters of her "radical" agenda. Kevin Yoder in Kansas to become the United States' first LGBT Indigenous person in Congress. A political action committee formed by Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona cong...

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  • Oil prices drop after Iran sanction carve-outs
Oil prices drop after Iran sanction carve-outs

If all Iranian oil is withdrawn from the market, it would lead to a huge increase in oil prices which would be a shock to the global economy. In China , about 9 million barrels of Iranian oil are docked outside Dalian port as the country sought to offload as much wares as possible before looming U.S.

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  • PRESIDENT TRUMP: Nancy Pelosi 'Deserves to be Speaker of the House'
PRESIDENT TRUMP: Nancy Pelosi 'Deserves to be Speaker of the House'

But controlling the Senate ensures Mr Trump can still make key appointments. "As for the market impact, a split Congress has historically been bullish for equities and we expect to see the same pattern again", said Torsten Slok, chief worldwide economist for Deutsche Bank.

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  • South African journalist Angela Quintal freed‚ after night in detention in Tanzania
South African journalist Angela Quintal freed‚ after night in detention in Tanzania

It is now abundantly clear to anyone who followed the latest developments that Tanzanian journalists work in a climate of fear of intimidation. Following an worldwide outcry, including from the US State Department, and the intervention of the Department for global Relations and Cooperation (Dirco), their passports were returned and the women were...

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  • Oil tanker and frigate collide off Norway, 7 injured
Oil tanker and frigate collide off Norway, 7 injured

The frigate is believed to be the KNM Helge Ingstad , which took part in NATO's massive Trident Juncture 2018 wargames. The Accident Investigation Board said because the tanker is Maltese-registered, the Marine Safety Investigation Unit (MSIU) of Malta will participate in the investigation.

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  • 1st Somali-American in Congress on her journey to making history
1st Somali-American in Congress on her journey to making history

Americans for the first time sent a Muslim woman to Congress - actually two: Palestinian American Rashida Tlaib , of MI, and Somali American Ilhan Omar , of Minnesota. Omar, who engages in anti-Semitic rhetoric, has slandered Israel as an " apartheid regime" and called on "Allah" to "awaken the people" to see the "evil doings of Israel".

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  • Vehicle on fire after crashing into Melbourne's Bourke St Mall
Vehicle on fire after crashing into Melbourne's Bourke St Mall

A civilian can be seen pushing his shopping trolley at the attacker, which only momentarily stops the suspect from lashing his arm toward two police officers. Police have also urged the public to avoid the Street after witnesses describe a vehicle bursting into flames. "Police are not looking for anyone further at this early stage", police said...

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  • Trump administration seeks to deny asylum to migrants who cross border illegally
Trump administration seeks to deny asylum to migrants who cross border illegally

Trump made his hard-line policies toward immigration a key issue ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections , sending thousands of US troops to help secure the southern border and repeatedly drawing attention to caravans of Central American migrants trekking through Mexico toward the United States.

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  • Thousands Evacuated Due to Fast-Moving Wildfire in Butte County
Thousands Evacuated Due to Fast-Moving Wildfire in Butte County

The Butte County Sheriff's Office has issued mandatory evacuation orders for most residents of Paradise and the smaller communities of Concow and Pulga. At least one nursing home and hospital were evacuated and several homes were on fire, according to the Sacramento Bee , and the region is covered with thick, dark smoke.

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  • Russian Federation probe 'under threat' after Sessions fired
Russian Federation probe 'under threat' after Sessions fired

The possibility that Sessions was sacked could open Whitaker's appointment to court challenge by a range of people, including Mueller , impacted by his actions. Trump originally said he fired Comey on the recommendation of Sessions and Rosenstein for mishandling the inquiry into Clinton's use of private email when she was secretary of state, altho...

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  • What's in a number? Dutchman, 69, seeks age change to 49
What's in a number? Dutchman, 69, seeks age change to 49

The man described himself as young God and said his doctors said he has a body of 45-year-old! In turn, Mr Ratelband sued them, bringing the case to a court in the city of Arnhmen, in the eastern Dutch province of Gelderland. His reasoning is as multifaceted as it is complete and utter bullshit, with Ratelband stating he doesn't get enoug...

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  • Democrats Take Control of the House With Victories in the Suburbs
Democrats Take Control of the House With Victories in the Suburbs

Republicans now have majorities in both chambers of Congress, but polls show that the Democrats are poised to capture the House of Representatives. They also could force Trump to scale back his legislative ambitions, possibly dooming his promises to fund a border wall with Mexico, pass a second major tax-cut package or carry out his hardline po...

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