• Nooses found hanging on grounds of MS state capitol
Nooses found hanging on grounds of MS state capitol

The runoff election between Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy takes place today. Mr. Trump held a festive, Christmas-themed rally for Hyde-Smith in Biloxi Monday night , and a rally earlier that day for her in Tupelo, 300 miles to the north.

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  • Ex-Trump lawyer pleads guilty to lying to US Congress
Ex-Trump lawyer pleads guilty to lying to US Congress

Cohen told the judge he lied about the timing of the negotiations and other details to be consistent with Trump's "political message". He previously identified individual one as Trump. The discussions about the potential development began after Trump had declared his candidacy. ABC's George Stephanopoulos said that Cohen now poses a "double-bar...

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  • Thousands Raised For Injured Syrian Refugee 'Waterboarded' By Bullies
Thousands Raised For Injured Syrian Refugee 'Waterboarded' By Bullies

A 16-year-old is to be charged with assault. 'I regret [the incident] but wish to make it clear I was not responsible for breaking his arm, nor had I been bullying him over a period of time as has been reported, ' he wrote. Speaking exclusively to ITV News , the 15-year-old refugee, who can not be named for legal reasons, described how he has be...

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  • Trump intensifies attacks on head of Russian Federation probe
Trump intensifies attacks on head of Russian Federation probe

The torpedoing of Manafort's plea deal, disclosed in a court filing Monday, also results in special counsel Robert Mueller's team losing a cooperating witness from the top of Donald Trump's presidential campaign who was present for several key episodes under investigation.

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  • 2nd LD: S.Korea, DPRK agree to conduct joint railway inspection
2nd LD: S.Korea, DPRK agree to conduct joint railway inspection

In recent months, the leaders of South Korea and North Korea , Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un, have engaged in negotiations to ease tensions between their two nations. When a South Korean official asked about the offer during a meeting of liaison officers in the North's border city of Kaesong, a North Korean official only said he understood wha...

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  • Indian forces kill top Kashmir militant
Indian forces kill top Kashmir militant

A resident of Multan in Pakistan , 30-year-old Naveed Jatt , underwent arms training from the same madrassa run by Lashkar-e-Taiba in Pakistan as the 26/11 Mumbai attacker Ajmal Kasab. As searches were going on, militants hiding in a house opened fire on the search party. Trained at the LeT's Muridke headquarters in Pakistan, Jatt is reported...

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  • Melania Trump defends blood-red Christmas trees in White House
Melania Trump defends blood-red Christmas trees in White House

I think they look fantastic. She added that, for all the importance of civil behaviour: "Sometimes you need to fight back, I'm sorry". "In real life they look even more attractive and you are all very welcome to visit the White House , the people's house".

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  • Lack of Khashoggi intelligence forges 'unusual alliance' in the Senate
Lack of Khashoggi intelligence forges 'unusual alliance' in the Senate

The US Senate on Wednesday subsequently voted 63-37 to advance a resolution to end support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen . Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., Mike Lee , R-Utah, and Christopher S. "The United States can no longer turn a blind eye to this conflict because we are a party to it". UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is willing to meet ...

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  • Cindy Hyde-Smith wins runoff for Senate seat in Mississippi
Cindy Hyde-Smith wins runoff for Senate seat in Mississippi

Hyde-Smith was projected to win by about 70,000 votes over Espy, a former congressman and agriculture secretary under Barack Obama . "While not the results we were hoping for, I am still so proud of this very historic campaign", said Espy.

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  • Jahana Hayes says she supports Pelosi for house speaker
Jahana Hayes says she supports Pelosi for house speaker

But the vote isn't final: the full Democratic caucus will vote in January after the new Congress is seated. "I am not going to support Nancy Pelosi , whether it is in caucus, I'm not going to vote for Nancy Pelosi on the floor". The anti-Pelosi group has been in a scramble lately as it tries to tamp down members in the group from defecting. Bu...

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  • More Democrats threaten to withhold support for Pelosi's House Speaker role
More Democrats threaten to withhold support for Pelosi's House Speaker role

Sixteen Democrats who've opposed Nancy Pelosi's quest to become speaker released a letter Monday saying they will vote for "new leadership" when the House picks its leaders in January, underscoring a significant threat to her effort to lead her party's House majority in the next Congress.

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  • Ivanka Trump defends her use of a private email account
Ivanka Trump defends her use of a private email account

The Washington Post reported this month that Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account previous year to White House aides, Cabinet members and her assistant, many in violation of public records rules.

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  • Lion Air plane not airworthy before fatal crash, investigators say
Lion Air plane not airworthy before fatal crash, investigators say

A Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea off Indonesia last month was not in an airworthy condition on its second-to-last flight, when pilots experienced similar problems to those on its doomed last journey, investigators said on Wednesday.

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  • Kartarpur opening will not lead to bilateral dialogue, says Sushma Swaraj
Kartarpur opening will not lead to bilateral dialogue, says Sushma Swaraj

I am very happy that for the last 20 years, rather many years, government of India has been asking for this Kartarpur corridor. "This is also reflective of the importance and primacy that Pakistan gives to all minorities", said the statement released by the Pakistan Foreign Affairs Ministry.

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  • Migrant caravan members reconsider asylum claims after border clash
Migrant caravan members reconsider asylum claims after border clash

Tension continued Tuesday as residents in the Mexican border city of Tijuana closed down a school next to a sports complex where more than 5,000 Central American migrants have been camped out for two weeks. That is proving to be harder than many migrants thought. As Trump took office, the numbers began to rise again in fiscal year 2017, climbin...

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  • Matthew Hedges pardoned by UAE 'with immediate effect'
Matthew Hedges pardoned by UAE 'with immediate effect'

UAE officials said the pardon came in response to a letter from Hedges's family to UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan asking for clemency. In a statement, Ms Tejada, from Bogota in Colombia, said: "The presidential pardon for Matt is the best news we could have received".

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  • Trump on Black Sea Clash: I Don't Want That Aggression
Trump on Black Sea Clash: I Don't Want That Aggression

The deployment is likely to have been long planned, but the timing of the announcement appeared created to send a message to Ukraine and the west that Russian Federation was serious about defending what it regards as its own territory and waters.

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  • Irish DUP says it could ditch May's govt if Brexit deal passes
Irish DUP says it could ditch May's govt if Brexit deal passes

However, the Norway option would reportedly not allow an end to free movement of people. "I don't think they meant that, I don't think the prime minister meant that, and hopefully she'll be able to do something about that", said Trump. Profitable Welsh exports including Welsh lamb and Caerphilly cheese will be protected under the Withdrawal Agreeme...

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  • Gamer arrested after alleged rape of teen overheard on Playstation
Gamer arrested after alleged rape of teen overheard on Playstation

Police told WFLA-TV Fabian told the other player he was going to " smash " a 15-year-old girl who was at his house. It's not clear whether the other gamer on the Playstation network was the one who reported Fabian to police, WFLA reports.

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  • Hyde-Smith defeats Espy in Senate runoff election
Hyde-Smith defeats Espy in Senate runoff election

Her victory means Republicans will hold a 53-47 majority in the new U.S. Senate that convenes in January. She had been heavily favored in the reliably Republican state, but became engulfed in a political storm over a video showing her praising a supporter at a November 2 event by saying , "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the fr...

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