• Ex-White House counsel calls Robert Mueller 'American hero'
Ex-White House counsel calls Robert Mueller 'American hero'

Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the investigation will be focused on possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. FILE - White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders addresses reporters during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Jan. 28, 2019. "This is a critical time for our nation, and we have...

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  • Officers won't be charged in killing man in Sacramento
Officers won't be charged in killing man in Sacramento

It turned out Clark was carrying a cellphone and no gun. "I can't tell ultimately what was going on in his mind", Schubert said . But the official autopsy made public later said Clark was most likely shot as he approached police, consistent with the officers' story, the Associated Press reported .

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  • Islamic State's final stand: US-backed Syrian forces advance on Isis
Islamic State's final stand: US-backed Syrian forces advance on Isis

The remarks came despite the Syrian Democratic Forces , a mostly Kurdish group spearheading the USA -led fight against ISIS in Syria, publishing a video earlier that day in which commander Mazloum Kobani forecasted a "total victory over ISIS in a week".

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  • More Than 1,500 Smuggled Turtles And Tortoises Found At Philippine Airport
More Than 1,500 Smuggled Turtles And Tortoises Found At Philippine Airport

The Red-eared Slider turtle was also among the reptiles found. Some of the animals were of the rare Sulcata Tortoise species - which are recognised as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red list of Threatened species .

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  • Democrats with massive congressional investigation, pressure on Trump
Democrats with massive congressional investigation, pressure on Trump

House Democrats , on the other hand, are free to investigate Trump's finances and to look into potential other crimes that are outside the scope of Mueller's work. The involvement of prosecutors from the Washington, D.C., US attorney's office and the National Security Division means those three cases - all central to the issue of Russian interferen...

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  • James Clapper: Trump-Kim Summit 'Doomed From The Get-Go'
James Clapper: Trump-Kim Summit 'Doomed From The Get-Go'

Amy Sussman/Getty Images In her first tweet since February 17, she said: "Lying Trump came away from fake summit with terrorist & killer Kim Jong-un w/ nothing because Kim never meant to offer anything. At the meeting, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said the proposed talks, which could include civilian experts from the US and South...

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  • Trudeau SNC-Lavalin crisis grows as minister resigns
Trudeau SNC-Lavalin crisis grows as minister resigns

Jane Philpott , the president of the Treasury Board, announced her resignation on Monday, deepening the political scandal threatening Trudeau . In her statement Philpott says it has been an honour to "play a leading role" in several big government initiatives, from working to rebuild the nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous people, to...

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  • Pakistan vows
Pakistan vows "response" after India airstrikes hit purported terror camp in Kashmir

PM Narendra Modi said, "Today, I repeat what I said back in 2014 "Saugandh mujhe is mitti ki, main desh nahi mitne doonga, main desh nahi rukne doonga, main desh nahi jhukne doonga". Pakistani protesters rally against India to denounce the recent killings by Indian forces. More than 300 separatist activists have been detained in past days, fuel...

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  • 'SNL' Cold Open Parodies This Week's Absurd, Surreal Michael Cohen Hearing
'SNL' Cold Open Parodies This Week's Absurd, Surreal Michael Cohen Hearing

Ben Stiller plays Michael Cohen in the cold open of " Saturday Night Live " on March 2. Opening with Kenan Thompson playing House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings , Thompson made an observation that few could argue with.

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  • Malaysia against merging of US Consulate general and Embassy in Jerusalem
Malaysia against merging of US Consulate general and Embassy in Jerusalem

The U.S.is to "continue to conduct a full range of reporting, outreach, and programming in the West Bank and Gaza as well as with Palestinians in Jerusalem through a new Palestinian Affairs Unit inside U.S. Palladino added that the move "does not signal a change of U.S. policy on Jerusalem , the West Bank, or the Gaza Strip". The Trump admin...

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  • US, China said near deal that could end most US tariffs
US, China said near deal that could end most US tariffs

Chinese officials have said in their talks that the United States would need to remove tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to bring the deal to a close, Bloomberg reported . Bloomberg reported Friday that the US and China were close to finalizing a trade deal. The London-based Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said the possible deal "coul...

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  • House Dems to Vote on Resolution in Response to Omar’s Anti-Semitic Comments
House Dems to Vote on Resolution in Response to Omar’s Anti-Semitic Comments

This month, Rolling Stone magazine featured a smiling Omar on the cover alongside Pelosi, D-Calif., and fellow newcomers Reps. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Beyond the obvious reasons this is insulting to Jewish Americans generally, this latest transgression is personally insulting to me. That split has helped drive the respon...

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  • Nicolle Wallace Warns The House's Latest Trump Investigation May Be His 'Undoing'
Nicolle Wallace Warns The House's Latest Trump Investigation May Be His 'Undoing'

The aggressive, broad investigation could set the stage for an impeachment effort, although Democratic leaders have pledged to investigate all avenues and review special counsel Robert Mueller's report before trying any drastic action. In a letter to the White House, the committee asks for information surrounding former FBI Director James Comey...

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  • Norfolk could get 60mph winds as Storm Freya crosses UK
Norfolk could get 60mph winds as Storm Freya crosses UK

Dan Holley, forecaster for University of East Anglia-based Weatherquest had earlier said gusts of up to 60mph were likely in the most northerly parts of the county tonight, with winds of 45mph to 55mph likely in other areas of Norfolk and Suffolk.

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  • Another minister resigns over scandal that threatens Trudeau
Another minister resigns over scandal that threatens Trudeau

Things were bad enough for Justin Trudeau after the resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould and her bombshell testimony in the SNC-Lavalin scandal. The former treasury board chief, who previously served as health minister, was among a handful of Liberal lawmakers who voiced support for Wilson-Raybould after her exit.

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  • Victor of $1.5 Billion Jackpot Comes Forward, Remains Anonymous
Victor of $1.5 Billion Jackpot Comes Forward, Remains Anonymous

But in a fortuitous gesture recounted by lottery officials, the lucky contestant had allowed a fellow customer at the KC Mart to jump ahead in line to buy a ticket just before the winning ticket was sold. The convenience store owner, Chirag Patal, now gets a $70,000 commission for selling the winning ticket. SC is one of just over a half dozen st...

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  • US House to probe abuse of power & corruption by Donald Trump
US House to probe abuse of power & corruption by Donald Trump

Cummings (D-Md.) made note of media reports that Trump has sought to hide the details of his communications with Putin . Chairman Nadler, D-N.Y., said Monday the committee served document requests to 81 agencies, entities and individuals, as part of a new probe into "alleged obstruction of justice, public corruption , and other abuses of po...

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  • Giant Alligator Measuring 13ft Found In Ditch In US
Giant Alligator Measuring 13ft Found In Ditch In US

He added: "Apparently a lot of people think it's fake, but I can assure you that it is not, I'm the one in the picture, and you can probably tell that I didn't get too close to it". Humans are not a food source for the four-legged animals. "They've been here for centuries, they've been existing with people for centuries and they're gonna continue t...

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  • Trump Attacks the Russia Investigation in CPAC Speech
Trump Attacks the Russia Investigation in CPAC Speech

The president spoke to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday for more than two hours, the single longest political address of his career. The president repeatedly said that Mr Mueller had "never received a vote", nor had Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mr Mueller to his position.

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  • Video Shows Avalanche Covering Colorado Highway With Snow
Video Shows Avalanche Covering Colorado Highway With Snow

Motorists in the USA has captured dramatic footage of an avalanche crashing down a mountainside in Colorado, as heavy snow hits the region. Another video posted to Twitter by the Colorado Avalanche Information Center showed the avalanche from a different angle.

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