• House Democrats Divided On Strategy To Force Release Of Trump's Tax Returns
House Democrats Divided On Strategy To Force Release Of Trump's Tax Returns

No one ruled out that last-minute problems could emerge, especially with Trump's penchant for head-snapping turnabouts. In another tweet, Trump said he has heard that "other committee heads will do the same thing". The person would talk only on condition of anonymity to describe private talks. Still, Republican Senator Lindsay Graham., a close ...

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  • Bissonnette judge's 'unusual' sentencing decision likely to be appealed
Bissonnette judge's 'unusual' sentencing decision likely to be appealed

Several people in the Quebec City courtroom wept as the judge read a detailed account of the shooter's actions on the night of the crime. The attack at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre in the quiet Sainte-Foy neighborhood of Canada's oldest city, he concluded, will go down in Canadian history "written in blood" as one of this country's wo...

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  • Serial killer Bruce McArthur to be sentenced today
Serial killer Bruce McArthur to be sentenced today

The 67-year-old self-employed landscaper pleaded guilty last week to murdering eight men with ties to Toronto's gay village between 2010 and 2017. The court this week heard victim impact statements from those who knew Esen and others, CTV reported . Convicted killers Alexandre Bissonnette (left) and Bruce McArthur .

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  • ENW restores power to 17000 customers as Storm Erik hits
ENW restores power to 17000 customers as Storm Erik hits

Part of a doubledecker bus in Poole, Dorset, was crushed by a felled trunk and a road in south Belfast was closed when a number of branches fell on the bonnet of a auto. It says delays are to be expected on bridges - especially for high-sided vehicles - as well as power cuts and large waves along the coast. The storm was dubbed Storm Erik by the ...

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  • Winter Storm Warning for Sierra Starts Friday
Winter Storm Warning for Sierra Starts Friday

Almost 20 million people in the Northwest are under storm alerts Saturday morning as one to two more inches of snow are expected to fall in Seattle, according to CNN meteorologist Haley Brink . At Sea-Tac, 223 outgoing and incoming flights were canceled and 298 were delayed Saturday, according to Flight Aware through 3 p.m. About 180 people ...

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  • I have ‘not interfered’ with Mueller investigation, Whitaker says
I have ‘not interfered’ with Mueller investigation, Whitaker says

House of Representatives judiciary committee hearing, adding that he has not taken any action in the probe or interfered "in any way". When Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) asked Whitaker if he'd ever been asked to "approve any request or action to be taken by" Mueller, the acting AG answered, "Mr.

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  • No more Modi posters across State; #GoBackModi trends
No more Modi posters across State; #GoBackModi trends

Hours after China expressed its displeasure over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh , Ministry of External Affairs asserted that the state of Arunachal Pradesh is an "integral and inalienable part" of India. Large posters of "No more Modi" and "Modi never again" have come up across the State . Modi and Chinese President...

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  • Trump sees no Xi meeting by tariff deadline, stoking trade worry
Trump sees no Xi meeting by tariff deadline, stoking trade worry

Asked by reporters if the meeting with Xi would take place, Trump said: " Maybe ". Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin , the Treasury secretary , will lead an American delegation to Beijing next week for more trade talks. is expected to raise import taxes from 10 per cent to 25 per cent for USD200 billion in Chinese goods. "They're hoping for m...

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  • Supreme Court Nixes Louisiana Pro-Life Reform
Supreme Court Nixes Louisiana Pro-Life Reform

But if the Supreme Court were to overturn its ruling on the Texas law and validate the Louisiana law , it would have effectively overturned Roe v. "They need to know that we're doing something different, that we're applying the law", Roberts said during an appearance this week at Tennessee's Belmont University.

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  • SDF launch last push against ISIS in Syria
SDF launch last push against ISIS in Syria

A total of three civilians were killed Saturday by a US -led airstrike on the Islamic State (IS)-held area in eastern Syria , state news agency SANA reported. Hundreds of civilians are also believed to be trapped inside one of the last IS territories. The SDF said it has not been in communication or agreed the ceasefire with IS.

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  • Northam Says Blackface Photo Scandal Has Been An 'Awakening For Virginia'
Northam Says Blackface Photo Scandal Has Been An 'Awakening For Virginia'

Fairfax issued a statement Saturday again denying the allegations and saying his encounters with the women were consensual. The firm, New Jersey-based Smith Mullin, said Watson was "not seeking any financial damages", and said her attorneys had notified Fairfax through his lawyers "that Ms.

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  • Prince Philip gives up driving, licence in wake of crash
Prince Philip gives up driving, licence in wake of crash

The Duke of Edinburgh has voluntarily surrendered his driving licence just over three weeks after he overturned his auto in a collision with another vehicle near the Queen's Sandringham estate. Philip wrote Fairweather an apology on Sandringham House's stationary last month, per The Daily Mirror . Some have also questioned why Prince Philip...

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  • USA nuns urge changes to church structure to address abuse
USA nuns urge changes to church structure to address abuse

But Pope Francis has never raised the issue until he was asked to comment during a news conference aboard the papal plane returning to Rome from his trip to the United Arab Emirates . "There are cases, usually in new congregations and in some regions more than others". The International Union of Superiors General, which represents female C...

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  • Senate panel approves William Barr, Trump’s attorney general nominee
Senate panel approves William Barr, Trump’s attorney general nominee

The vote now heads to the full Senate, where Barr is expected to be confirmed in a vote as soon as next week. Barr is unquestionably experienced - having served previously in a variety of high-level Justice Department positions, including as attorney general in the George H.W.

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  • Elizabeth Warren Formally Declares Candidacy, Enters the 2020 Race
Elizabeth Warren Formally Declares Candidacy, Enters the 2020 Race

She framed the 1912 walkout by women textile workers as a blueprint for her campaign, one focused on economic inequality. The fight to build an America where dreams are possible, an America that works for everyone", Warren said at the campaign launch in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

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  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard spotlights veterans, healthcare in presidential bid
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard spotlights veterans, healthcare in presidential bid

She announced her candidacy for the presidential elections in Hawaii, a state she represents in Congress, saying she would stand up to "powerful, self-serving politicians and greedy corporations". In a statement to CNN , she said: "First, let me say I regret the positions I took in the past, and the things I said". Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbar...

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  • Trump speaking at National Prayer Breakfast
Trump speaking at National Prayer Breakfast

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is acting as counsel for the adoption agencies, notes that "St. Vincent's beliefs have never prevented a child from being placed in a loving home" and "gay couples working with other agencies have been able to adopt children in St.

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  • Minnesota School Bus Driver Shot In The Head During Snow Storm Traffic
Minnesota School Bus Driver Shot In The Head During Snow Storm Traffic

He's expected in court Friday. The bus driver told authorities that Lilly seemed to be trying to get on the bus, but the driver yelled that he couldn't let him on as there was a child on board, the complaint said. Minneapolis Public Schools confirmed one of its students was on the bus at the time of the incident and was unharmed. However, th...

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  • EU Sentenced to Failure for following Opposition, Says Maduro
EU Sentenced to Failure for following Opposition, Says Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) delivers a speech next to his wife Cilia Flores, on the signature campaign he launched to urge the U.S.to put a halt to intervention threats against his government, at Bolivar square in Caracas, Venezuela , February 7, 2019.

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  • Donald Trump's Doctor: President in ‘Very Good Health’
Donald Trump's Doctor: President in ‘Very Good Health’

Sean Conley in a memo for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. A BMI of 30 or more is considered obese. He is not known to exercise beyond his beloved rounds of golf. Jackson said Trump had a ideal score on a cognitive test. Jackson withdrew his name from consideration for the post in April amid accusations of ethical misconduct, includ...

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