• American-born, Iranian journalist held as ‘material witness,’ court documents show
American-born, Iranian journalist held as ‘material witness,’ court documents show

Her son Hossein Hashemi did not comment on details of the case outside court on Friday. New York, January 17, 2019-The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about the detention of Marzieh Hashemi , a TV anchor and documentary filmmaker for the English-language service of Iranian state broadcaster Press TV , and called on the ...

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  • Trump to make announcement on shutdown
Trump to make announcement on shutdown

Trump campaigned on the promise of a southern border wall and insisted that Mexico would pay for it, and ultimately insisted that the latest government appropriation include $5.7 billion funding for the barrier. While suggestions of "major" announcements can be overblown, Trump's comments follow a New York Times report that Democrats have a...

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  • Mexico doing nothing to stop third caravan of migrants: Donald Trump
Mexico doing nothing to stop third caravan of migrants: Donald Trump

The majority of those migrants who crossed the border undocumented, seek only to go to the United States (U.S.) and won't stay in Mexico. Less than 7,000 were left by the time they reached Mexico as some migrants chose to return to Honduras due to the hardships encountered along the way.

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  • Opposition rally HIGHLIGHTS: BJP's 'achhe din' over, says Mamata Banerjee
Opposition rally HIGHLIGHTS: BJP's 'achhe din' over, says Mamata Banerjee

He said it is natural for them to stitch an alliance as he has prevented them from looting public money, adding that opposition parties are in talks for mahagathbandhan because of his zero tolerance against corruption. Two days ago, Sinha had said he did not receive "respect" in the BJP and will attend the Kolkata rally, which was being project...

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  • Kentucky High School Sparks Backlash After Students Ridicule Native American Veteran
Kentucky High School Sparks Backlash After Students Ridicule Native American Veteran

The boys are reportedly from the all-boys Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky , though according to the Cincinnati Enquirer there's no confirmation for that yet ( the Enquirer did report that the school's website announced students would be traveling to D.C.

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  • Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy
Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

There is no defense of bigotry. I see all of you. "I just don't like the direction our country is going in and I think that we can do a lot better", she said. Controversy is collusion with Russian Federation. Organizers had originally planned to gather Saturday on the National Mall, but with the forecast predicting snow and freezing rain Satur...

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  • Second Summit Between Trump, Kim Jong Un Scheduled for February
Second Summit Between Trump, Kim Jong Un Scheduled for February

The White House announced Friday afternoon President Trump plans to hold a second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un . Sanders insisted that while Trump's talks with the North Korean were productive, the United States "is going to continue to keep pressure and sanctions on North Korea ".

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  • Trump giving 'new life' to ISIS, former envoy says
Trump giving 'new life' to ISIS, former envoy says

They are Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida, who was based at Fort Campbell , Kentucky; Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. But Turkey has also vowed to take action against US-backed Syrian Kurds who have conducted the fight against ISIS and lost thousands of troops as they sl...

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  • Teen's family laments sentence given to former Chicago officer
Teen's family laments sentence given to former Chicago officer

Kelly - is tasked with deciding the punishment. The ex-patrol officer's defense team has asked for probation , while the prosecution has given its blessing for a sentence that could result in Van Dyke's freedom while he's still young enough to rebuild his life.

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  • Merkel Says to Work Hard for a Brexit Deal
Merkel Says to Work Hard for a Brexit Deal

That is why for the past couple of months I've been working with Labour and Tory MPs to come up with a pragmatic compromise on Brexit, Common Market 2.0. Some residents are concerned that potential customs controls that might be introduced after Britain leaves the European Union could slow down traffic and hit small seaside towns like Newhaven an...

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  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tells Colbert she’s launching presidential exploratory committee
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tells Colbert she’s launching presidential exploratory committee

She enters the 2020 fray with more than $10 million on hand. In December 2017, a week before the President's tweet , Senator Gillibrand posted on Facebook that Al Franken - a beloved Democratic senator from Minnesota and rising star in the party - should resign following allegations from women of groping and forceful kissing.

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  • Manafort claimed to be placing people in Trump administration: filing
Manafort claimed to be placing people in Trump administration: filing

The previous one took place last week in a document filed by Manafort's lawyers - a brief that made headlines that his legal team did not intend. So what does it mean that Mueller still wants to interview Trump? The request to push the Gates' case into at least mid-March came amid a flurry of recent news reports suggesting that Mueller may be ...

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  • Shutdown Will Be Worse For Economy Than First Thought, White House Says
Shutdown Will Be Worse For Economy Than First Thought, White House Says

Mr. Trump said that his decision to ground Pelosi's trip was to ensure that she stay in the country to negotiate with the president to end the shutdown . Pressure on Trump intensified on Wednesday, the 26th day of the shutdown , as lawmakers from both parties scrambled for solutions. "I also feel that, during this period, it would be better ...

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  • Kidnapping suspect reportedly kept Jayme Closs under his bed
Kidnapping suspect reportedly kept Jayme Closs under his bed

He said she will permanently live with her aunt and wants to return to school eventually. Squad cars racing to the Closs residence passed him on the highway. Jayme said it felt as if she was in Patterson's trunk for about two hours before they arrived at the home where he kept her. Glynn says he doesn't know how Patterson will plead.

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  • Former Trump lawyer reconsidering plan to testify to Congress: adviser
Former Trump lawyer reconsidering plan to testify to Congress: adviser

The paper said Cohen agreed to pay Gauger $50,000 for his services, but ended up only paying the vendor no more than $13,000. The report cites "sources", sans names, but on CNN, Cormier insisted that those individuals check out and that he's "100 percent" sure their story is accurate.

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  • Was there collusion? Trump lawyer walks back earlier remarks
Was there collusion? Trump lawyer walks back earlier remarks

When pressed by Cuomo, Giuliani downplayed both his own past comments and those from Trump that denied any collusion within the campaign , eventually defending the President by suggesting that, if any collusion occurred, he was not aware of it.

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  • Dead Baby Found in Amazon Warehouse Trash Can
Dead Baby Found in Amazon Warehouse Trash Can

Phoenix police said they found the full-term baby inside the garbage of the women's bathroom at the facility Wednesday night and the newborn was beyond resuscitation, according to KNXV-TV . An investigation is under way, Lewis said. The safety and wellness of our team is our top priority. The baby must be under 72 hours old and given to a person.

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  • Facebook Removes Hundreds Of Fake Pages, Accounts 'Linked' To Russia's Sputnik
Facebook Removes Hundreds Of Fake Pages, Accounts 'Linked' To Russia's Sputnik

Facebook today removed multiple accounts, Pages, groups, and Instagram profiles that were related to Russian networks. The social network said the accounts engaged in political influence campaigns across the Baltics, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Central and Eastern European countries.

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  • Several killed in suspected auto bomb blast at Bogota police academy
Several killed in suspected auto bomb blast at Bogota police academy

Thursday's attack recalled some of the bloodiest chapters of Colombia's recent past and has raised tough questions about lingering security threats in the wake of a 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels. "The terrorists are looking to intimidate us as a society and attack the state", Duque said in a televised address in which he declared three day...

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  • Mnuchin urges senators to support easing Russian Federation sanctions | AP business
Mnuchin urges senators to support easing Russian Federation sanctions | AP business

Trump said on Monday he never worked for Russian Federation, his first direct denial after a report that the FBI investigated whether he acted against USA interests. Schumer said this week that the timing of the sanctions decision was inappropriate in light of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible ties between President Donal...

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