• Key Senate Democrat says Trump 'should withdraw' attorney general nomination
Key Senate Democrat says Trump 'should withdraw' attorney general nomination

His strong conclusion takes on greater weight now that Barr has been chosen to be attorney general, where he will oversee the Mueller probe and have the ability to curb its actions. After the memo went public, he was quick to point out that Barr doesn't know what he's talking about. According to the Journal, which reviewed the 20-page memo that B...

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  • USA says migrants will wait in Mexico after claiming asylum
USA says migrants will wait in Mexico after claiming asylum

In a significant policy move addressing the problem of "catch and release", Mexico has agreed to require Central Americans seeking asylum at the USA border to remain in Mexico while their cases move through immigration courts . She said migrants waiting in Mexico for their asylum claims to be determined will receive humanitarian visas to stay i...

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  • Flynn Leaves Court After Sentencing Postponed
Flynn Leaves Court After Sentencing Postponed

Instead, Sullivan excoriated Flynn - not just for the crime he was charged with, but for other crimes Mueller's investigation has uncovered. Sullivan was the judge in the Justice Department's botched prosecution of now-deceased Republican Sen.

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  • Michelle Obama throws shade at Melania, surprises tourists on ‘Tonight Show’
Michelle Obama throws shade at Melania, surprises tourists on ‘Tonight Show’

An incredulous Fallon asked, "Is that what was going through your mind?" "A lot was going on that day ... that was a day ", she responded, adding an anecdote about how her daughters wanted to have a sleepover with friends the night before the busy day .

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  • Post-Brexit immigration plan unveiled by government
Post-Brexit immigration plan unveiled by government

However, the "contingency action plan" published by the commission on Wednesday contains no such arrangement. On Thursday, Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom told the BBC a "managed" no deal did not have to mean no withdrawal agreement at all .

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  • What are the chances Virginia sees a White Christmas?
What are the chances Virginia sees a White Christmas?

If you want a virtual guarantee , head up to the middle of the arrowhead of northern Minnesota, where chances of snow are 100 percent. Are you traveling in the next few days? Your Friday is also looking mainly sunny as temperatures warm into the 60s.

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  • US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis to resign
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis to resign

He was long seen as a force for stability in foreign policy in an administration that has had to manage crises from North Korea to Syria under a president who prides himself on his unpredictability. troops out of the country, a move that some observers say amounts to abandoning Washington's Kurdish allies, who helped the USA fight the Islamic Sta...

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  • House Sends Criminal Justice Bill to Trump's Desk
House Sends Criminal Justice Bill to Trump's Desk

The criminal justice reform bill making its way through Congress will help thousands of people with disabilities re-enter their communities. After the bill passed, Trump tweeted his congratulations and described it as a "great bi-partisan achievement for everybody".

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  • Trump to meet lawmakers, weighing options on shutdown as deadline looms
Trump to meet lawmakers, weighing options on shutdown as deadline looms

In that scenario, it is unclear how Trump would respond, House Rules Chairman Pete Sessions said. Ryan-who has been busy giving a series of farewell speeches in recent weeks as he plans to leave office-canceled a scheduled press conference before he and other House GOP leaders were summoned to the White House.

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  • Syria constitutional committee may open early 2019
Syria constitutional committee may open early 2019

Geneva will be hosting a meeting organized by the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on a Syrian constitutional committee. Arriving in Geneva today to meet with his Turkish and Russian counterparts, Mevlut Cavusoglu and Sergey Lavrov, he was asked about the prospects of concluding a deal on the Syrian issue.

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  • United Kingdom and U.S. accuse China of extensive and 'unrelenting' global hacking campaign
United Kingdom and U.S. accuse China of extensive and 'unrelenting' global hacking campaign

The DOJ also said the two suspects and fellow APT10 hackers also breached the NASA Goddard Space Center and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the US Navy. The US had done so the first time in 2014 when it charged five officers in Unit 61398 of the Third Department of the Chinese ...

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  • United States to review North Korea travel ban, top diplomat says
United States to review North Korea travel ban, top diplomat says

The United States is considering reviewing a travel ban put in place barring most American citizens from traveling to North Korea , the State Department's top North Korea negotiator said Wednesday. Meanwhile, North Korea has evaded sanctions through illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil and also expanded its missile facilities, according to recent...

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  • Yemeni mum wins travel ban fight to see dying son in US
Yemeni mum wins travel ban fight to see dying son in US

The boy was born with a degenerative brain disorder called hypomyelination. His son was born in Yemen , but later became a US citizen. "Time is running out". Doctors told Hassan that patients such as his son are usually on life support for two or three weeks at the most. Mr. Chief Justice, tell that to the family of little Abdullah Hassan.

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  • Mueller and other probes posing risk for Trump
Mueller and other probes posing risk for Trump

Davis said Cohen "never" asked for a presidential pardon and has gone through a "genuine transformation". With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a pres...

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  • Putin says West trying to 'hold back' powerful Russian Federation
Putin says West trying to 'hold back' powerful Russian Federation

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said he would take Russian Federation into "a new economic league", during an annual press conference that follows months of growing discontent at home. Don't need it? Well, alright then. We know how to do that'. For decades the U.S. and the Soviet Union faced off amid a continual threat of nuclear war, even...

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  • Russian Federation to Move Troops Into New Barracks on Disputed Islands Near Japan
Russian Federation to Move Troops Into New Barracks on Disputed Islands Near Japan

China has criticised Japan over its new defence plan, which includes getting its first aircraft carriers since World War II and buying dozens of fighter jets. The guidelines said Japan will seek more cost-efficient purchase of advanced-capability USA equipment while pushing for more joint research and development.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn accused of calling Theresa May a 'stupid woman' in Parliament
Jeremy Corbyn accused of calling Theresa May a 'stupid woman' in Parliament

That resulted in Tory MP and Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom critcizing Bercow, saying the speaker had not apologized for calling her a "stupid woman" earlier in the year. According to the Guardian , Corbyn's spokesman said "he did not call her a stupid woman " but said " stupid people ". A session that had begun with lawmakers wishing eac...

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  • Third Canadian Arrested in China 'Not Linked' to Previous Cases: Trudeau
Third Canadian Arrested in China 'Not Linked' to Previous Cases: Trudeau

A spokesperson for Global Affairs Canada confirmed to CTV News they were "aware of a Canadian citizen detained in China", but said they could not provide further information on the case citing privacy concerns. They are being held on accusations of harming national security. The tension between Canada and China after the temporary arrest of H...

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  • 'ISIS defeated in Syria,' says Trump, amid reports of USA troop withdrawal
'ISIS defeated in Syria,' says Trump, amid reports of USA troop withdrawal

The White House's announcement that USA troops are withdrawing from Syria caught US lawmakers by surprise and angered some of President Donald Trump's top allies on Capitol Hill. If the gloves come off over the Syria withdrawal, the representative from SC may find himself in need of a new golfing buddy in the near future. "We will continue workin...

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  • South Africa group: warrant issued for Grace Mugabe's arrest
South Africa group: warrant issued for Grace Mugabe's arrest

Mugabe allegedly assaulted model Gabriella Engels at a South African hotel in August previous year but has claimed that she acted in self-defence. After the alleged attack, Engels posted pictures of a gash on her forehead on social media, which she said she sustained after Mugabe hit her with an electric extension cord.

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