• Mark Meadows' birther history puts the lie to his thoughts on race
Mark Meadows' birther history puts the lie to his thoughts on race

She dehumanized Patton by referring to her as Meadows' prop. Tlaib is beholden to identity politics and is blinded to reality. "Mr. Chairman, I ask that her words, when she's referring to an individual member of this body, be taken down and stricken from the record", Meadows said .

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  • European Union moots extending Brexit deadline by some months
European Union moots extending Brexit deadline by some months

Her move, earlier this week, was created to head off another potential government defeat when MPs voted on Labour MP Yvette Cooper's amendment on delaying the Brexit deadline, which passed 502 votes to 20, with only a small group of Tory hard Brexiteers voting against it.

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  • U.S. announces $1 million reward to track down Osama bin Laden’s son
U.S. announces $1 million reward to track down Osama bin Laden’s son

The younger bin Laden is married to the daughter of the lead hijacker in the September 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center , the State Department said. His father was killed in a USA military raid in Pakistan in May 2011. "I think Hamza is trying to be presented as one of its true leaders, the military commander and public figure of al-Qaeda", ...

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  • Brexit: UK Opposition prepares for second referendum
Brexit: UK Opposition prepares for second referendum

That was enough to avert a showdown in parliament on Wednesday with lawmakers - including ministers in her own government who had said they were prepared to join a rebellion this week to avert an exit with no agreement . Labour former minister Yvette Cooper will table an amendment seeking to pin the Prime Minister down to her commitment to give MP...

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  • Britain needs to leave the customs union and single market, say Communists
Britain needs to leave the customs union and single market, say Communists

Britain's Labour Party backs Brexit referendum By Reuters Thursday, February 28, 2019, 18:46 By Reuters Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during the annual conference of the EEF manufacturers organisation at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London , Feb 19, 2019.

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  • UN Faults Israel Over Deadly 2018 Crackdown on Gaza Protests
UN Faults Israel Over Deadly 2018 Crackdown on Gaza Protests

The investigators specified that there were reasonable grounds to believe that Israeli troops killed and injured Palestinians "who were neither directly participating in hostilities, nor posing an imminent threat". The independent Commission of Inquiry mandated by the Human Rights Council said more than 6,000 people were shot by military snipers us...

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  • Trump accepts Kim 'word' he had no role in Warmbier death
Trump accepts Kim 'word' he had no role in Warmbier death

He said if Washington partially removed sanctions , North Korea could permanently end all nuclear material production, including plutonium and uranium, under U.S. So we need to remain engaged. Those unspecified U.S. measures appear to have been complete sanctions relief, which Mr Trump would not offer. Trump told reporters that "a lot of...

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  • How India and Pakistan compare militarily
How India and Pakistan compare militarily

So we can't get any help or information, " said Sara Bjerregaard Larsen, 21. Mr. Trump said the USA had been involved, "trying to help them both out" to "see if we can get some organization and some peace". Pakistan's envoy to the United States, Asad Majeed Khan, said Islamabad would like to see the Trump administration play a more active role ...

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  • US Arming 'Liberation Army' in Colombia to Invade Venezuela - Envoy to UN
US Arming 'Liberation Army' in Colombia to Invade Venezuela - Envoy to UN

Maduro has claimed there isn't a humanitarian crisis in his country, and said the aid is just a way for the US military to invade. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido , visiting Brazil to drum up support for his bid to push for a change of government in his country, said on Thursday he will return to Caracas by Monday despite threats of imp...

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"I Beg To Differ": Minister VK Singh On Colleague BS Yeddyurappa's Remark

India later confirmed that it lost only one of its MiG-21s during an engagement with Pakistani forces. I salute the bravery of our men in fighting for the country's safety... "The BJP is crossing limits of decency in trying to politicise the whole issue to gain in Parliamentary elections", he said. Calling the BJP leadership the worshippers of ...

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  • Mark Harris Will Not Run In New Race For 9th Congressional District
Mark Harris Will Not Run In New Race For 9th Congressional District

Harris last week stopped a special state elections board hearing by declaring he couldn't continue to testify, citing confusion and memory problems. But on the final day of the hearing, he also called for a new election and acknowledged the public had lost confidence in November's result. The new election requires both a new primary and speci...

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  • ICE Arrests Woman Accused of Falmouth Assault on MAGA Hat Wearing Man
ICE Arrests Woman Accused of Falmouth Assault on MAGA Hat Wearing Man

Santos later said in an interview that, although she regrets the incident, which may have been spurred by alcohol consumption, she "couldn't walk away" after "being discriminated (against) so many times in my life". "I don't really understand why people can't just express themselves anymore". Salvagno now faces charges including assault and har...

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  • Pakistani Media Releases Alleged VIDEO of Captured Indian Pilot
Pakistani Media Releases Alleged VIDEO of Captured Indian Pilot

A Pakistani police official told the Associated Press that six people were killed by Indian mortar attacks. Etihad, flydubai, Gulf Air, SriLankan Airlines and Air Canada also suspended services to the country and flight tracking portals showed Singapore Airlines, British Airways and others were forced to reroute flights.

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  • Korea: Kim to stay in Vietnam through Saturday
Korea: Kim to stay in Vietnam through Saturday

But many North Korea watchers dismissed the Singapore summit as political theater that failed to produce a concrete roadmap to denuclearization and stressed the Hanoi meeting must deliver more. "I don't want to rush anybody". US President Donald Trump and DPRK top leader Kim Jong-un shake hands before their one-on-one chat during the second ...

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  • McConnell Plans to Hold Vote on Green New Deal Before August Recess
McConnell Plans to Hold Vote on Green New Deal Before August Recess

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in the House and Sen. " I don't think most Americans, in their heart, want to be given something ", Ivanka Trump said on Fox News' The Next Revolution . In December, she said all her interns would make a minimum $52,000 a year; this comes as the minimum living wage in the United States has been the same for near...

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  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be indicted on corruption charges
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be indicted on corruption charges

First, he's facing a possible breach of trust and fraud charges- for accepting cigars and champagne and expensive gifts from wealthy businessmen, including Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan. Analysts at UK-Israel think tank BICOM said this week that Netanyahu may still be best-placed to form a coalition, despite the indictment, and that he "could ev...

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  • Meadows Opens Up About Rare Bipartisan Moment During Cohen Hearing
Meadows Opens Up About Rare Bipartisan Moment During Cohen Hearing

During the testimony of Cohen, Trump's former personal attorney who was recently disbarred, Meadows introduced longtime Trump associate Lynne Patton to prove that the president has no animosity toward African-Americans. She added that she was saying that if "someone" were to behave in such a way, it would be racist. "Having endured the publ...

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  • FTC fines TikTok $5.7 million over child privacy violations
FTC fines TikTok $5.7 million over child privacy violations

The site, owned by China's ByteDance, boasted of 500 million users as of June following the purchase past year of Musical.ly, which greatly expanded TikTok's reach in the US. "We have always worked to provide our users with the best possible platform to foster their creativity", the statement said. The company has also released a series of...

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  • UK MPs back May's new plan which could delay Brexit
UK MPs back May's new plan which could delay Brexit

After May's deal was rejected on January 15 in the biggest parliamentary defeat in modern British history, she is hoping to bring back a tweaked divorce accord for a vote, which could come as early as next week but may not take place until March 12.

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  • Wilson-Raybould describes moment conversations with Trudeau became
Wilson-Raybould describes moment conversations with Trudeau became "inappropriate"

Suspicions that something was amiss in the Trudeau government were aroused when Trudeau demoted Wilson-Raybould from attorney general to Veterans Affairs minister last month following a cabinet shuffle. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld). "Of course we had discussions about the potential loss of 9,000 jobs in communities across the country, inclu...

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