• Florida woman pulls alligator out of trousers during traffic stop, deputies say
Florida woman pulls alligator out of trousers during traffic stop, deputies say

The man and woman explained that they had come from a local underpass, where they were trying to collect different reptiles, including frogs and snakes. "Not to be outdone by #FloridaMan, a #FloridaWoman pulled this alligator out of her trousers", Charlotte County Sheriff's officials wrote on Twitter .

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  • Treasury Refuses To Turn Trump Tax Returns Over to Congress
Treasury Refuses To Turn Trump Tax Returns Over to Congress

The Democratically controlled Ways and Means Committee had set a deadline for compliance in April , but Mnuchin responded by saying that he needed to seek guidance from the Department of Justice. According to the Washington Post's Damian Paletta, the Justice Department refused to release its formal legal opinion on the matter-possibly becaus...

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  • Boeing Knew About 737 Max Aircraft Problems Months Before Lion Air Crash
Boeing Knew About 737 Max Aircraft Problems Months Before Lion Air Crash

While Boeing shipped the aircraft with a light fitted as standard, it would not work unless airlines had opted to buy a separate AOA indicator, the company revealed in a statement on Sunday. The FAA said the issue was "low risk", but said Boeing could have helped to "eliminate possible confusion" by letting it know earlier. Boeing is also devel...

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  • Trump presidential win was aided by Russian Federation
Trump presidential win was aided by Russian Federation

Trump said the two leaders were also considering a new nuclear agreement "where we make less and they make less". Later Friday, unnamed sources told CNN that President Trump had asked questions "about the reliability of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had accused Russian Federation of being part of the problem in Caracas and had claimed ...

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  • Australia PM Scott Morrison egged on campaign trail
Australia PM Scott Morrison egged on campaign trail

The 24-year-old Victorian woman, identified by The Australian as Amber Paige , has been charged with common assault and possession of a prohibited drug. "I helped her up and gave her a hug", he tweeted. The CWA said the protestor was not one of their members. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten also condemned the attack on the PM.

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  • House Judiciary Committee schedules vote to hold William Barr in contempt
House Judiciary Committee schedules vote to hold William Barr in contempt

The committee said contempt proceedings could be postponed if the attorney general makes a "good faith" effort to comply with the committee. The Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary Committee appears closest to arranging for Mueller to testify , possibly as soon as May 15.

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  • Turkey election body orders Istanbul vote re-run
Turkey election body orders Istanbul vote re-run

The AKP claims there were " irregularities and corruption " in the vote that required a re-run of the mayoral election, which was won by Ekrem Imamoglu , of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) by just 15,000 votes. Turkey's Western allies have also expressed concern about the election's annulment. Hundreds of residents gathere...

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  • Definitely Possibly: UK’s Labour ambivalent on Brexit vote
Definitely Possibly: UK’s Labour ambivalent on Brexit vote

Writing in the Mail on Sunday , Mrs May claimed the poor showing from both of the main parties in England's local elections has shown that people want them to "get on with" Brexit. Today ministers are expected to set out a plan under which Labour and the Conservatives could agree to a customs "arrangement" until the next general election ....

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  • GOP Slams Ilhan Omar's Tweet on Israel-Gaza Conflict as Anti-Semitism
GOP Slams Ilhan Omar's Tweet on Israel-Gaza Conflict as Anti-Semitism

To many, the move is an indication that a ceasefire between Israel and militant groups has been brokered - even if peace only holds temporarily. One was killed when his vehicle was hit by a Kornet anti-tank missile near the Gaza border.

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  • Jailed Reuters journalists freed from prison in Myanmar
Jailed Reuters journalists freed from prison in Myanmar

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were mobbed by media as they stepped out of Yangon's notorious Insein prison after their lengthy detention. Earlier on Tuesday, Myanmar said it will release 6,520 prisoners in an amnesty, according to a statement from the president's office.

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  • Tehran to Continue Enriching Uranium, Rouhani Warns Against Internal Divisions
Tehran to Continue Enriching Uranium, Rouhani Warns Against Internal Divisions

However, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday that Iran will continue with low-level uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers. The European nations vowed to continue the legitimate trade with Iran, including through the special objective vehicle INSTEX (Instrument in Support of Trade Exc...

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  • Media Awaits Michael Cohen's Arrival At
Media Awaits Michael Cohen's Arrival At "Cushy" Prison

Cohen - officially Inmate No. 86067-054 - took off the blue blazer he wore on the ride up and left it with his driver before walking into prison, where he was to be provided with a khaki uniform. While Otisville has a medium-security prison for violent crimes, Cohen will reportedly be at its minimum-security satellite camp for non-violent criminal ...

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  • USA sends aircraft carrier to Middle East, warns Iran of 'unrelenting force'.
USA sends aircraft carrier to Middle East, warns Iran of 'unrelenting force'.

The bellicose language from Bolton comes as Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel on Sunday, killing at least four Israelis. The Trump administration is also backing Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, and the Saudis say the Houthi forces they are engaging in that country are a proxy for Iran.

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  • Judiciary Committee Moves To Contempt Vote For Attorney General Barr
Judiciary Committee Moves To Contempt Vote For Attorney General Barr

The development also comes just days after Barr refused to appear before the committee because of his dispute with Nadler over the questioning format the hearing would've entailed. "Bob Mueller should not testify", Trump tweeted . Barr then quickly released the redacted report to the public and a less-redacted version to congressional leadership...

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  • Biden calls Trump a 'clown' - Biden calls Trump a 'clown'
Biden calls Trump a 'clown' - Biden calls Trump a 'clown'

The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has said he's making a conscious effort in his campaign to focus on issues important to black voters. Bernie Sanders' 14% - was a preview of how Clinton would ultimately win the party's nomination. He thinks Attorney General William Barr should resign, saying Barr "has behaved like Trump's criminal defense lawyer" ...

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  • Images show North Korea missile launch as Kim Jong Un tests Trump
Images show North Korea missile launch as Kim Jong Un tests Trump

Analysts said that no matter what type of projectile was sacked, the timing of North Korea's latest action sent a message after the failed summit between North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un Kim and U.S. It has since emerged that the United States demanded that North Korea surrender all its nuclear weapons, to be followed by sanctions removal. Pres...

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  • Trump pledges to raise tariffs on $200B of Chinese goods to 25%
Trump pledges to raise tariffs on $200B of Chinese goods to 25%

Donald Trump has sent European shares tumbling downwards with a string of surprise tweets about China , ratcheting up tensions with new tariffs on Chinese goods. Trump previously delayed increasing tariffs on $200 billion in goods to 25 percent from 10 percent after agreeing to a December 1 truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping to give ne...

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  • 5-year-old girl abducted by 3 men in Texas, stepfather says
5-year-old girl abducted by 3 men in Texas, stepfather says

Maleah Davis was last seen by a family member about 9 p.m. Saturday in Sugar Land, according to Houston police. A traffic camera captured an image of the vehicle driving through an intersection in Sugar Land just before 3 p.m. There were now three Hispanic males in the truck. With his son, Vence went to Houston Methodist hospital in Sugar L...

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  • China considering cancelling trade talks with US
China considering cancelling trade talks with US

Sunday's announcement casts into doubt previous expectations that China and the United States were closing in on a deal to end a months-long trade war that has slowed global growth and disrupted markets. Washington already is charging 25% duty on another $50 billion of Chinese imports, while Beijing has imposed penalties on $110 billion of Americ...

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  • Boeing knew about missing alarm a year before first crash
Boeing knew about missing alarm a year before first crash

But its engineers discovered that the sensor only worked with a separate, optional safety feature. In Sunday's statement, Boeing said that its senior leadership and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) did not know about the issue until after the Lion Air crash.

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