• Alleged Russian spy admits to engaging in conspiracy against US
Alleged Russian spy admits to engaging in conspiracy against US

Prosecutors accused Butina, who was jailed awaiting trial, of working with a Russian official and two United States citizens to try to infiltrate the National Rifle Association , a group closely aligned with Republican politicians including President Donald Trump , and sway Washington's policy towards Moscow.

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  • Jury recommends life in prison for Charlottesville killer
Jury recommends life in prison for Charlottesville killer

Jurors say a man who drove his auto into a crowd of protesters in Virginia last year, killing a woman, should serve a life sentence plus 419 years in prison. In August 2017, Fields traveled from OH to attend the Unite the Right rally , where swastika-toting white supremacists swarmed the streets and clashed with counterprotesters.

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  • Confidence vote result buys Theresa May time, but little else
Confidence vote result buys Theresa May time, but little else

Theresa May is facing another day as Prime Minister after surviving a rebellion by her own MPs . And there were gasps of shock from the supporters of Mrs May. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn held nothing back in his assessment of the vote's result. Labour MP Jess Phillips said it showed votes were "all that mattered".

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  • Trump argues he 'never directed' longtime fixer to break law
Trump argues he 'never directed' longtime fixer to break law

Cohen pledges to help in further investigations that is not something the court can consider now", Pauley said . "As a lawyer, Mr. Cohen should have known better". Under Federal law, the contribution of "anything of value" to a campaign must be disclosed, and an individual donation can not exceed $2,700. Trump has not "often" made that claim, al...

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  • Suspected burglar rescued after being trapped in grease vent for 2 days
Suspected burglar rescued after being trapped in grease vent for 2 days

Igor Campos discovered the trapped man when he heard a voice coming from what was formerly Chef Kwong's Chinese Restaurant, which is now shuttered and vacant. Once again, let us all give thanks that it was this bewildered man who was sucked into a filthy, slippery hell vortex like the Upside-Down version of Santa, and not us.

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  • Brazil cathedral shooting: Four dead after man opens fire following cathedral mass
Brazil cathedral shooting: Four dead after man opens fire following cathedral mass

The shooter entered the church around 1:25 p.m., according to state-run news agency Agencia Brasil. One person said: "Whenever I'm in Campinas I get scared, so now I just know that a guy shot eight people in the cathedral and then committed suicide".

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  • Two Separate Terror Attacks Overnight in West Bank, Jerusalem | Homeland Security
Two Separate Terror Attacks Overnight in West Bank, Jerusalem | Homeland Security

The most recent attack committed by a Palestinian took place on 9 December when seven people were injured and a baby died in a drive-by shooting in the West Bank. Earlier in the week, Israeli troops raided a Palestinian news agency in search of security footage. A Channel 10 TV report , citing defense officials, cast doubt on IDF claims the allege...

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  • Prosecutors recommend no jail time for co-operative Flynn
Prosecutors recommend no jail time for co-operative Flynn

And prosecutors for the first time on Friday appeared to implicate the president in a campaign finance law violation committed by his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen . Mueller also is still pursuing whether Trump obstructed justice while in office. Cohen's plea and court appearance were timed to coincide with Trump's departure for the G20 s...

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  • National Enquirer colluded with Trump campaign to silence mistress
National Enquirer colluded with Trump campaign to silence mistress

His former attorney, Michael Cohen , has already implicated the president in the hush-money payments, and on Wednesday was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to a series of charges. Cohen, Pecker and Trump are no longer in contact with each other. AMI also copped to making the payment in order to "suppress" McDougal's sto...

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  • Russian Federation sends bombers to Venezuela, calls USA reaction
Russian Federation sends bombers to Venezuela, calls USA reaction "undiplomatic"

The vessel is capable of carrying nuclear as well as conventional missiles. Code-named Blackjack by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the massive warplane is capable of flying at a speed twice exceeding the speed of sound. A pair of jets also visited in 2013. Russian-U.S. ties have sunk to post-Cold War lows over Ukraine, the war in Syria and...

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  • Strasbourg gunman at large after killing three in Christmas market
Strasbourg gunman at large after killing three in Christmas market

Petermann said, however, that his freedom of movement within the European Union had been removed. Early reports noted that the French police had a suspect, but did not release his name or photo. Strasbourg is home to the European Parliament , which is now hosting a meeting of European leaders. Tajani said that the EU would "not be intimidat...

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  • In rare on-camera clash, Trump, top Democrats argue about border wall
In rare on-camera clash, Trump, top Democrats argue about border wall

For Trump and his Republicans, it may be their last chance to get wall funding before Democrats take over the majority in the new House of Representatives in January. Trump has been threatening for months to partially close government unless he gets more money for the wall than Democrats have been willing to give him.

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  • CIA briefs House leaders on Khashoggi as Senate mulls votes
CIA briefs House leaders on Khashoggi as Senate mulls votes

He disappeared shortly after entering the diplomatic building as Saudi Arabia produced various, contradictory narratives to account for his whereabouts. Trump signaled optimism that Iran would eventually withdraw from Yemen. She has already briefed some USA senators. "There's not a smoking gun - there's a smoking saw", Republican Sen.

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  • Brexit Secretary: Crunch commons vote to go ahead amid criticism and protests
Brexit Secretary: Crunch commons vote to go ahead amid criticism and protests

May faced a huge rebellion of her own Conservative MPs over the deal, primarily over the backstop clause created to keep open Britain's border with Ireland. "The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notification of its intention to withdraw from the European Union", it said. With MPs having more of a say in the process, it is possibl...

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  • UK leader warns of 'uncharted waters' if Brexit deal nixed
UK leader warns of 'uncharted waters' if Brexit deal nixed

The chaos gripping Whitehall comes ahead of another European Union summit on Thursday and Friday which some MPs believe will provide Mrs May with an 11th-hour opportunity to strike a better deal which UK MPs can support. May's announcement came just hours after the top European Union court ruled that Britain could cancel its notice to leave the blo...

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  • Theresa May to face no confidence vote as trigger threshold reached
Theresa May to face no confidence vote as trigger threshold reached

MPs had been due to vote on Tuesday on the deal with Brussels, which covers the terms of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union after 46 years. "PM has my full support and is best person to ensure we leave European Union on 29 March", Javid wrote. She added that the only people who would gain in such circumstances would be Labour Party ...

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  • At least 3 killed & several injured in France shooting
At least 3 killed & several injured in France shooting

France raised the security alert level as hundreds of police and soldiers hunted for Chekatt, who may have fled to neighboring Germany, officials said. "People were running everywhere", he said . Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said the gunman was known to security services, and the local prefecture said he had previously been identifie...

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  • Qatar dispute overshadows Gulf Arab summit as emir stays away
Qatar dispute overshadows Gulf Arab summit as emir stays away

And working with the GCC partners in the global community to eradicate the phenomenon of terrorism and the drying up of its sources, and to counter the actions of some militias and terrorist groups to undermine the resources and wealth of the countries of the region.

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  • Marines Declared Dead After Service Calls Off Search for KC-130J Crew
Marines Declared Dead After Service Calls Off Search for KC-130J Crew

Gen. Eric Smith, commanding general of the III Marine Expeditionary Force. Their names were not immediately released. In November, a U.S. navy fighter jet crashed into the sea off Japan's southern island of Okinawa and its two crew members were rescued alive.

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