• US Interior Secretary Denies 'False' Accusations of Misconduct
US Interior Secretary Denies 'False' Accusations of Misconduct

Zinke will depart from his administration at the end of the year. Zinke's travels with his wife, Lola Zinke, also had come under scrutiny. Zinke, a former Montana congressman, has been the subject of various investigations linked to his real estate holdings in his home state and his actions in office, making him a lightning rod for complaints...

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  • Theresa May survives no-confidence vote
Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May returned nearly empty handed from Brussels Friday, knowing that on Monday she faces trying to convince MPs at Westminster that her under-fire Brexit deal can still succeed. Meanwhile, Mrs May heads to Brussels on Thursday afternoon to resume. The Prime Minister can not avoid facing the Commons indefinitely...

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  • Bahrain defends Australia's Jerusalem move amid global outrage
Bahrain defends Australia's Jerusalem move amid global outrage

The statement did not acknowledge that West Jerusalem had been recognised as Israel's capital, nor did it mention when or if the delayed free trade deal between the two countries would be signed - which could be a sign the trade deal will be put on ice until after the April 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections in Indonesia.

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  • Brexit pressure rises, but UK government says no to second vote
Brexit pressure rises, but UK government says no to second vote

Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, rubbished the report on Sunday, telling Sky News' Sophy Ridge programme: "We are here to act on the will of the people clearly expressed in the referendum". Prime Minister Theresa May throws a ball for a dog as she leaves church in her constituency. And International Trade Secretary Liam Fox indicated he cou...

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  • Trump signals healthcare reform to overtake 'unconstitutional' Obamacare
Trump signals healthcare reform to overtake 'unconstitutional' Obamacare

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME, who was one of the key votes thwarting a GOP effort to rollback the 2010 health care law as part of a dramatic late night session of the Senate, said she thought the broad sweep of the O'Connor ruling would be overturned on appeal.

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  • Ukraine synod creates independent church
Ukraine synod creates independent church

It led the Russian Orthodox Church to cut all ties with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Its leader, Patriarch Filaret, founded the church after the fall of the Soviet Union but it remained unrecognised by other Orthodox churches until recently.

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  • North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death
North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

The United States maintains that UN sanctions will remain in place until North Korea has fully scrapped its weapons programs. North Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un.

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  • Powerful explosion at restaurant injures 42, surrounding buildings collapse
Powerful explosion at restaurant injures 42, surrounding buildings collapse

Kyodo said one person was in critical condition. They were still being treated at nearby hospitals last night. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation, but a gas safety center official noted five propane gas tanks outside of the restaurant and two outside a nearby estate office.

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  • Need tickets? Michelle Obama coming to Portland on February 9
Need tickets? Michelle Obama coming to Portland on February 9

Obama will also speak in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. Verified Fan presale ticket registration is ongoing between now and Wednesday morning HERE. states as well as Scandinavia and France to impart some of her hard-earned wisdom on the book tour entitled " Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama' .

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  • Hunt says version of PM May's deal can get through parliament
Hunt says version of PM May's deal can get through parliament

Amber Rudd, the Work and Pensions Secretary, openly musing in the Daily Mail that the government needs need "to try something different" because parliament is now headed towards "no compromise, no agreement and no deal ". Speaking at her press conference, Mrs May slapped down the Luxembourger insisting: "I was crystal clear about the assurances ...

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  • LIMBAUGH: Pelosi And Schumer Show Their Colors
LIMBAUGH: Pelosi And Schumer Show Their Colors

Former House Speaker and House Speaker elect Nancy Pelosi responded the "American people are still paying the price" if benefits from the trade deal go to the wall. She's poised to become House speaker when the new Congress convenes January 3. Democrats have alleged Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clause , which bars pres...

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  • 'End Days' Nearing for Islamic State in Syria
'End Days' Nearing for Islamic State in Syria

However, a new conflict is looming as these same Pentagon-backed fighters face an imminent threat from a fellow US partner. Kurdish-led and US-backed forces seized the town of Hajin from Islamic State group on Friday, a milestone in a massive and costly operation to drive the jihadists out of eastern Syria.

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  • Animals, visitors evacuated as fire ignites at Chester Zoo in UK
Animals, visitors evacuated as fire ignites at Chester Zoo in UK

Smoke can be seen billowing into the sky due to what one witness described as a "big fire". The zoo says it plays a significant part in wildlife conservation, helping to save endangered species. Earlier update below... Chester Zoo have issued a holding statement this lunchtime, "We can confirm that the fire brigade is attending a fire in our Mo...

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  • Viral video shows Brooklyn woman’s racist tirade and violent attack
Viral video shows Brooklyn woman’s racist tirade and violent attack

Tung then tries to defend herself and stop Lushchinskaya from kicking her. Lushchinskaya was charged with two counts of misdemeanor assault. The man who recorded the video says he had to detain the suspect until police arrived on scene.

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  • Trump names new acting chief of staff
Trump names new acting chief of staff

Christie is at least the third candidate to take himself out of the running. It was not immediately clear why the president decided to make Mulvaney's appointment temporary. "The only thing more broken and dysfunctional than the White House itself seems to be the search for the new White House chief of staff". It is the organization that oversees...

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  • Dershowitz: Cohen Doesn't Know Difference Between Wrong and Illegal
Dershowitz: Cohen Doesn't Know Difference Between Wrong and Illegal

But in the midterms, she campaigned on modifying that law-and doing so, James told NBC News , "is a priority because I have concerns with respect to the possibility that this administration might pardon some individuals who might face some criminal charges, but I do not want them to be immune from state charges".

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  • Russia Says Strategic Bombers Return To Home Airfield After Stay In Venezuela
Russia Says Strategic Bombers Return To Home Airfield After Stay In Venezuela

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrote on Twitter, "two corrupt governments squandering public funds, and squelching liberty and freedom while their people suffer". "During the global visit of the Aerospace Defense Forces' delegation to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, pilots of strategic bombers Tu-160 conducted a flight in the airspace over th...

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  • Melania Trump brushes off critics during interview with Sean Hannity
Melania Trump brushes off critics during interview with Sean Hannity

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. But there are drawbacks she said, notably, the media's "focus on the gossip" and what she referred to as the "opportunists". "I know I will get the criticism - from the public or from the media - but I will do what is right and what I feel is ...

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  • Interior secretary Ryan Zinke to be latest White House departure
Interior secretary Ryan Zinke to be latest White House departure

But in his statement, Kieran Sucking cautions that Zinke's departure does not mean the Trump administration will stop its efforts to roll back environmental regulations and promote energy production. The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has counted 17 federal investigations involving Zinke. His departure makes...

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  • Trump Administration Announces New Plan To Promote U.S. Businesses In Africa
Trump Administration Announces New Plan To Promote U.S. Businesses In Africa

There are "no regular US armed forces" in this mission, an UNMISS official told VOA, but there are a small number of USA military advisers and staff officers. The Trump administration does not actually desire to help Africa develop. The struggle for influence on the African continent appears to be intensifying.

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