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Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker testifies before House Judiciary Committee

Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker testifies before House Judiciary Committee

Whitaker, you owe us responses on a number of issues raised here today", said Nadler , who then rattled off several of the questions. Collins said Friday the Democrats' move was part of a "characte...

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Serial killer Bruce McArthur to be sentenced today

Serial killer Bruce McArthur to be sentenced today

McArthur sexually assaulted, killed and dismembered men he met in the " gay village". "Especially when it comes to race and class and the LGBTQ community there has always been a distance in terms ...

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VA Gov. Northam Vows Not To Resign Amid Blackface Scandal

VA Gov. Northam Vows Not To Resign Amid Blackface Scandal

He said he is monitoring the situation involving Democratic Lieutenant-Governor Justin Fairfax , who is denying two sexual assault allegations, but that he has not made any decisions about who he ...

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Trump won’t meet Xi before trade deal deadline

Trump won’t meet Xi before trade deal deadline

The countries had taken a 90-day hiatus in their trade war, putting a planned increase in tariffs on hold, to hammer out an accord. Businesses have been planning for the scenario of rising tariffs...

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Trump in ‘Very Good Health,’ Physician Says After Annual Exam

Trump in ‘Very Good Health,’ Physician Says After Annual Exam

US President Donald Trump , famous for his love of fast food, does not exercise or follow his diet plan, White House staffers said ahead of his annual physical exam. Specific details on Trump's we...

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Senate panel approves Trump's attorney general nominee

Senate panel approves Trump's attorney general nominee

Whitaker has done, but I think it's time for new leadership at the department", Sen. To date, the committee has interviewed more than 200 witnesses and reviewed more than 300,000 pages of documents;...

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Thailand party accepts king's opposition to Princess Ubolratana PM bid

Thailand party accepts king's opposition to Princess Ubolratana PM bid

The statement was issued by the royal palace and later read on air by a television announcer. Soon after the princess's nomination, Thai Prime Minister and junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha announced...

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Amid sanctions calls, Saudis deny prince had role in slaying

Amid sanctions calls, Saudis deny prince had role in slaying

He had embarked on a much-publicised visit to the United States six months prior with the aim of opening Saudi Arabia up to the West. The official said in an emailed statement that Trump maintains...

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Gov. Kate Brown: Virginia's Embattled Governor, Ralph Northam, Should Step Down

Gov. Kate Brown: Virginia's Embattled Governor, Ralph Northam, Should Step Down

Lamont Bagby, said Wednesday. The calls from Democrats for Northam to resign were nearly universal, from the Virginia Democratic Party to former Democratic governors of the state, to the commo...

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Jeff Flake's Elevator Protester To Be AOC's SOTU Guest

Jeff Flake's Elevator Protester To Be AOC's SOTU Guest

Flake to elevate the stories of survivors everywhere. On issue after issue-from low minority unemployment numbers to curing AIDS to the effort to stop sex traffickers-the NY congresswoman chose to...

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Kim summit: U.S. diplomats hold 'productive meeting' with North Korean counterparts

Kim summit: U.S. diplomats hold 'productive meeting' with North Korean counterparts

North Korea , meanwhile, has called on the United States to ease global economic sanctions and allow it to receive humanitarian aid from other countries, saying it has already begun to take concrete s...

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Terrifying Moment Plane Struggles To Land At Heathrow During Storm Erik

Terrifying Moment Plane Struggles To Land At Heathrow During Storm Erik

The Met Office has reacted to a more severe than originally predicted Storm Erik by expanding a yellow status weather warning for Northern Ireland . The forecaster added that gale force winds with ...

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Migrant caravan detained in old factory, across from Texas

Migrant caravan detained in old factory, across from Texas

President Donald Trump as he used his Tuesday State of the Union speech to demand a wall to defend a "dangerous southern border". Hours after slamming the city, Trump's campaign announced on W...

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Whitaker: I Have Not Interfered with Mueller Investigation

Whitaker: I Have Not Interfered with Mueller Investigation

Chairman", he said , "I see that your 5 minutes is up". And I took notes on what we learned (or re-learned) from what Whitaker said (and didn't). Jackson Lee had asked Whitaker whether he ever ...

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Frozen, unresponsive cat brought back to life by vets

Frozen, unresponsive cat brought back to life by vets

But her body temperature was below what the clinic's thermometers could read - 90 degrees. Fluffy is now back home with her owners. Typically, cats have a temperature between 37.5C and 39C, accord...

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Sea lion video found on USB in frozen leopard seal poo

Sea lion video found on USB in frozen leopard seal poo

Krista Hupman, a NIWA marine biologist, and the LeopardSeals.org team, who run a volunteer scat collector network in New Zealand and use scat samples to study seals' diets, health, and habitat patte...

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Afghan president: Government must be 'decision-maker' in any peace deal

Afghan president: Government must be 'decision-maker' in any peace deal

Lead Taliban negotiator Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai told reporters that the movement did not want to rule alone but as part of "an intra Afghan Islamic system of governance.in consultation with al...

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Pompeo reassures allies of United States commitment to defeat ISIL

Pompeo reassures allies of United States commitment to defeat ISIL

He had said in December that the pullout would proceed quickly. Following Pompeo, Iraq Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali Al-Hakim called for more "logistical and technical support" to hold ISIS figh...

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DUP's Foster: The current backstop is 'toxic'

DUP's Foster: The current backstop is 'toxic'

However, senior Brexiteers say they will only accept the complete removal of the backstop . What is the Irish backstop? But anyone watching the Prime Minister in Belfast on Tuesday wouldn't have...

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Trump vows to outspend Russian Federation without new missile pact

Trump vows to outspend Russian Federation without new missile pact

Given Russia is seen by the U.S. as having already breached the INF treaty by its deployment of a ground-launched cruise missile, designated the 9M729 or SSC-8, Moscow is clearly ahead in the ra...

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