• Rosenstein says Trump AG nominee's memo had no impact on Mueller probe
Rosenstein says Trump AG nominee's memo had no impact on Mueller probe

It's been reported that Mueller is probing whether Trump's interactions with Comey amounted to obstruction. Warner claimed the memo showed Barr "desperately" wanted the administration position, suggesting it was a way of telling Trump "you won't be indicted", and "I'll make sure that we'll keep you away from the arm of the law".

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  • Disgraced German reporter stripped of awards, returns others
Disgraced German reporter stripped of awards, returns others

The magazine said the incident marks "a low point in the 70-year history of Der Spiegel ". Claas Relotius , who wrote for the German magazine Der Spiegel , was an impressive investigative reporter who had earned himself a spot on Forbes's " 30 Under 30 " list for European media and won CNN's "Journalist of the Year" award in 2014.

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  • Indonesian band Seventeen hit by tsunami during concert — Sunda Strait tsunami
Indonesian band Seventeen hit by tsunami during concert — Sunda Strait tsunami

The tsunami was caused by "an undersea landslide resulting from volcanic activity on Anak Krakatau" and was exacerbated by abnormally high tide because of the current full moon, disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said . Although relatively rare, submarine volcanic eruptions can cause tsunamis due to the sudden displacement of water or ...

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  • US Demands For 'Immediate Release' Of Two Canadians Detained By China
US Demands For 'Immediate Release' Of Two Canadians Detained By China

The Huawei official was arrested after the U-S requested her extradition allegedly for violating anti-Iran sanctions. In a teleconference call with reporters, Freeland said Canadian ambassadors would reach out to their counterparts to discuss the "arbitrary detention" of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor , which she said set a "worrying preced...

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  • Trump vows veto of wall-less spending bill
Trump vows veto of wall-less spending bill

Congress had been on track to fund the government but lurched Thursday when Trump , after a rare lashing from conservative supporters, declared he would not sign a bill without the funding. Failure to do so would result in a government shutdown. This year, just months after Republicans passed an overhaul of the USA tax code - a longtime dream fo...

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  • Veteran who served in Arizona raises millions for US-Mexico border wall
Veteran who served in Arizona raises millions for US-Mexico border wall

The "Ladders" organizers state they want to help "our migrant siblings and fellow human beings" by providing ladders to help them over the wall if it gets built. As Trump threatened a government shutdown over payment for his campaign promise on Friday, the crowdfunder , which aims to help fund the 2000-mile-long wall, reached $13m (Dh48m).

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  • The Government Shut Down, But Trump Will Keep National Parks Open
The Government Shut Down, But Trump Will Keep National Parks Open

Irwin Redlener, director of Columbia University's National Center for Disaster Preparedness and a professor in the university's Mailman School of Public Health . Homeland Security Department employees are hit the hardest, almost 90 percent of them are considered essential, including more than 54,000 border control agents and 53,000 TSA agents .

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  • Thames Estuary ship's crew locked in bridge amid 'threats from stowaways'
Thames Estuary ship's crew locked in bridge amid 'threats from stowaways'

Authorities stormed a cargo ship last night after its crew were threatened by four stowaway migrants . They were said to have demanded that the captain sailed closer to the shore, apparently so they could jump from the boat and swim ashore.

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  • Did Kelsey Berreth Break Off Engagement Before Disappearing?
Did Kelsey Berreth Break Off Engagement Before Disappearing?

In announcing Frazee's arrest , Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young said the daughter had been taken from her father and placed in protective custody, soon to be reunited with Kelsey's family. Teller County District Attorney Dan May told reporters Frazee will make his first court appearance Friday afternoon, and prosecutors will formally c...

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  • Chinese hacking plot against Aus businesses
Chinese hacking plot against Aus businesses

The indictment alleges that defendants worked for a group known to cyber security experts as APT-10. The US indictment says the group obtained unauthorised access to computers of an MSP that had offices in NY and "compromised data of that MSP and certain of its clients" in 12 countries, including India; the other nations are the US, UK, Germany...

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  • North Korea says denuclearisation depends on removal of United States threat
North Korea says denuclearisation depends on removal of United States threat

That meeting between DPRK leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump - as well as two inter-Korean summits in April and September - saw North Korea commit to work towards the "denuclearization of the Korean peninsula ". "The corresponding measures we have asked the United States to take aren't hard for the United States to commit t...

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  • Fed raises interest rates, sees fewer hikes ahead
Fed raises interest rates, sees fewer hikes ahead

Among other threats: the trade dispute between the US and China, and rising USA interest rates, which act as a brake on economic growth by making it more expensive for businesses and individuals to borrow money. They fear that continued increases in interest rates will slow the economy too dramatically. Investors had been hoping the Fed and Chair...

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  • Trump warns of 'very long' government shutdown
Trump warns of 'very long' government shutdown

Speaking from the Oval Office on Friday, President Donald Trump affirmed that the odds he will shut down the government over his insistence that Congress appropriate $5 billion for a border wall are "probably very good". The bill the House took up on Thursday includes $7.81 billion in disaster funds through the rest of the fiscal year in the af...

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  • Flynn sentencing postponed after hearing
Flynn sentencing postponed after hearing

Last year, Flynn pleaded guilty to lying about the contents of his conversations with Kislyak during the presidential transition. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves a Federal Courthouse following a sentencing hearing in Washington , D.C.

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  • Does Ruth Bader Ginsburg Have Cancer? Does Ruth Bader Ginsburg Have Cancer?
Does Ruth Bader Ginsburg Have Cancer? Does Ruth Bader Ginsburg Have Cancer?

She will remain in the hospital for a few days and is reportedly "resting comfortably". Her health is closely watched by liberals and conservatives alike. But from the information released so far, Ginsburg's prognosis should be excellent, said Dr. Dan Raz, a thoracic surgeon who heads the lung cancer program at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif.

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  • Sen. Lindsey Graham Warns of 'Second 9/11' After Afghanistan Pullout Reports
Sen. Lindsey Graham Warns of 'Second 9/11' After Afghanistan Pullout Reports

Bali said the Kurdish forces would keep locked up the Islamic State extremists in their custody - but alleged that Turkey may target prisons to sow chaos once USA troops leave. Both sides described the dialogue as productive and promised to meet again in the Gulf country. Following the US-led invasion, the Taliban insurgents became a powerful for...

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  • Kelsey Berreth’s 1-year-old daughter taken into protective custody
Kelsey Berreth’s 1-year-old daughter taken into protective custody

The Teller County jail confirmed the arrest with KKTV . Greg Couch says Patrick Frazee was arrested at his home in the community of Florissant, Colorado, Couch said he could not provide any information about charges. Berreth's employer told police they received a text from her phone November 25 indicating she planned to take the following week o...

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  • Senates Passes Stopgap Spending Measure in Hopes of Averting Shutdown
Senates Passes Stopgap Spending Measure in Hopes of Averting Shutdown

The Senate has begun a procedural vote to take up a House-passed bill that would pay for President Donald Trump's border wall and avert a partial government shutdown . McConnell has previously resisted the rules change. -Mexican border to thwart illegal immigration, top Republican congressional leaders said Thursday.

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  • 53 journalists killed worldwide so far in 2018
53 journalists killed worldwide so far in 2018

The group says that in recent years, extremists have launched major bombings in that country, then detonated a second explosion "with the apparent express aim of killing journalists and other first responders". "Violence against journalists has reached unprecedented levels this year, and the situation is now critical", RSF secretary general Chr...

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  • 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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