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Work Grinds to Plod Amid Memo Battle, Trump Attacks

If Trump tries to block the Democratic memo's release, House rules allow Democrats to seek a closed vote of the full House of Representatives to override the president. "As far as I know, no", he responded, then refused to answer when asked whether his staff members had communicated with the White House. Selectively releasing the Republican memo is entirely about aiding Trumps efforts to erode the integrity of the Justice Department and the FBI as the Russian investigation continues. Read More »

White House has Democrats' memo in Russian Federation probe


President Donald Trump has five days to decide whether to release a Democratic memo countering Republicans' claim of misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department in the Russian Federation investigation, a week after he backed full disclosure of the GOP document. Read More »

North Korea: US Considers Limited Pre-Emptive Strike


Pence tells reporters in Anchorage, Alaska, that he hasn't requested such a meeting but adds, "We'll see what happens". More recently, Trump has softened his approach, telling South Korean President Moon Jae-in on a recent phone call of "his openness to holding talks between the US and North Korea at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances", according to the White House. Read More »

Super 30 first look: Hrithik Roshan looks like a promising mathematician


With dishevelled hair, unkempt beard and his smile, Hrithik is sure to use all the minutest details to portray the genius on screen. Of course it was a good news but we were wondering how Hrithik will look like Anand Kumar since the two of them are diametrically opposite when it comes to their physical appearance. Read More »

House to vote on government funding as deadline approaches


Democrats and Republicans in Congress are trying to agree on bipartisan legislation that would protect Dreamers and boost border security. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., has linked progress on the budget with action to address the program but other Democrats are beginning to agitate for delinking the two, lest the opportunity for a budget pact be lost. Read More »

Schiff calls GOP memo on Russian Federation probe 'hit job'

But two people familiar with the panel's schedule say that meeting has now been put off. "The norms and institutions protecting the Department of Justice from political interference in the years since have been tested, but never before as they are under President Donald Trump", Schiff wrote. Read More »

Ives: 'Edgy' ad 'accurate representation' of Rauner policies


Instead, the legislation allows transgender individuals to change their gender printed on birth certificates with a doctor's approval. Rauner has argued the law does not make IL a sanctuary state. A spokesperson told The Associated Press that Rauner "is the one who owes IL families in general and conservatives in particular an apology". "Rauner's extreme-left social agenda", Ives continued, "combined with his crony bailouts, are not reflective of majority Republicans in IL, and in many ... Read More »

Moderate to Heavy Snowfall Possible Monday


Thursday , the high will be near 47 with mostly sunny skies and a south southwest wind of 8 to 13 miles per hour, gusting as high as 24 miles per hour, the weather service said. Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2 p.m. Since the beginning of February, the Brainerd lakes area made it into double-digits high temperatures once on Saturday at 11 degrees. Read More »

South sensation Shriya Saran to marry Russian boyfriend in March?


The South siren might get hitched in the attractive locations of Rajasthan. As per Mumbai Mirror , another filmi wedding will happen soon. Shriya started off her career in 2001 with Ishtam. If you were to scour through her pictures on Instagram, you would find some really lovely pictures of the actress, even a few bold and sultry shots, proving that she doesn't have inhibitions and yet, she didn't let anyone get even a glimpse of the important man in her life. Read More »

Kelly: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline


Kelly said lawmakers need a deadline to force action. He also wants to curb legal immigration, restricting the relatives that legal immigrants could sponsor for citizenship and ending a lottery that distributes visas to people from diverse places like Africa. Read More »

Acela Cars Separate in Early-Morning Mishap on Train to NY


There were about 52 passengers aboard the train. This incident follows a string of Amtrak accidents in recent months, beginning with the January 18 derailment in Washington state that killed three passengers and injured 62 passengers and crew members after the train was moving 78 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour zone during its first trip on a new route. Read More »

EU Lays Out Path For Balkans Countries' Accession


The European Union acted on Tuesday to reinvigorate the membership ambitions of six Balkan states and reclaim the region as its own amid growing Russian and Chinese influence, setting 2025 as a goal for Serbia and Montenegro to join. "The problem between Slovenia and Croatia must be resolved", he said. "All countries must unequivocally commit, in both word and deed, to overcoming the legacy of the past, by achieving reconciliation and solving open issues well before their accession to the ... Read More »

Trump Opts Against Making Immigration Demand of McConnell


The reaction to Trump's high-profile overture suggested both parties were settling into a protracted tug-of-war. To pay for the billionaires' tax cut, Trump and Republicans will have to make huge cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security - on top of changes to health care that will cause millions to lose coverage and premiums to soar for everybody. Read More »

Democrats sharpen warning to Trump in wake of disputed memo


A top Democrat has warned that the Republicans may be setting the stage for a "constitutional crisis" if they use the Nunes memo to end the special counsel's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. An official said Sunday that the White House was open to releasing the Democratic memo pending an examination to protect intelligence sources and methods. Read More »

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day


At the Katulampa water gate in Bogor, the Ciliwung's water level had risen to 220 centimeters at 8:30 a.m. and risen again to 240 centimeters by 9:05 a.m., enough to raise the alert status to the highest level. Video footage from the scene showed a auto crushed under concrete rubble and earth, with rescuers trying to reach the victims. City Governor Anies Baswedan said more than 6,500 people have been evacuated in hard-hit areas of the metropolis, mainly in the eastern and southern parts of ... Read More »

Carter Page: I've never spoken with Trump 'any time in my life'


Page said the entire basis for his surveillance was "the dodgy dossier" authored by former British spy, Christopher Steele , which alleges that Trump is compromised by Russian Federation. "[Comey] either handed to the court something he believes was unverified and salacious, or he gave it credibility when they got the initial FISA warrant". Read More »

Downed Su-25 jet pilot's body handed over to Russian Federation

The Russians said they first and foremost wanted to determine "what type of missile was used in the attack", for which they needed to analyze the engine. It went on to claim that the pilot then blew himself up with a hand grenade as the fighters closed in on his position. Some have even hinted at Western involvement. Read More »

Pangilinan slams Palace's 'nonchalant attitude' over South China Sea militarization


The photos provided were shot between June and December a year ago, and show seven "island fortresses" near completion, that will be utilized as air and naval bases. Both Dr Zhuang and Mr Chen warned that the U.S. was the biggest threat to stability in the South China Sea. President Rodrigo Duterte restored warm ties with China, especially with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Read More »

Beekman Named Interim AD At MSU


No press conference is scheduled to announce the decision. "I am committed to making sure we are doing all we can to provide a healthy and safe environment for student athletes, coaches, and staff", Beekman said. He's also previously served as executive director of the MSU Alumni Association. Desite that, Beekman is ready to take on his new job. He was selected athletic director in 2008. Read More »

Ajay Devgn's intense act steals the show - Watch Raid trailer


Devgn plays Amay Patnaik, a fearless income tax officer who carries out a raid for a couple of days at the mansion of the most powerful man in Lucknow, a role played by Shukla. Ajay Devgn is back in a power-packed avatar again! "The 32-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle and shared the poster, captioning, "#AiyaaryPoster is out now! Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak. Read More »

Pence arrives in Japan to meet with Abe over N. Korea


It translates hockey terms from English to Korean to North Korean. Kim Yong-Nam will be the highest-level Northern official to visit the South since 2014. The plan centers around rallying the global community to further isolate North Korea both diplomatically and economically. Choe was one of three senior Pyongyang officials who made a surprise visit to the South during the 2014 Asian Games along with former military chief Hwang Pyong-So and Kim Yang- Gon, a top official on inter-Korea ... Read More »

Arsenal fullback Bellerin: Everyone knew Ozil would stay


The signing came alongside the acquisitions of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in Arsenal's major transfer activity in January, and Spanish defender Bellerin has said that Ozil's stay is just as important as a new player coming in. Read More »

President Trump Takes The Fight To The FBI

The Democratic memo was prepared by the House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat - that's Adam Schiff - and his committee's staff. Trump also gave a full-throated endorsement of Nunes himself. The memo was based on confidential information provided to the committee by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. After the (ultimately nothingburger ) memo was released last week , questions began to swirl as to whether the FBI will be able to continue operating independently of Trump ... Read More »

Trump calls 'little' Adam Schiff a 'leaker and liar'


White House spokesman Hogan Gidley made similar remarks on "Anderson Cooper 360" Friday night. Schumer says Trump's refusal to back the Democratic memo's release would show his intent to undermine the investigation. " Adam (Schiff ) leaves closed committee hearings to illegally leak confidential information". Democrats said the four-page Republican document mischaracterizes highly sensitive classified information and was meant to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's criminal probe into ... Read More »

U.S. stocks fall again, Wells Fargo shares sink


Shrewsberry sold 70,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The institutional investor held 63,692 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.52M, up from 56,170 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Doping Officials Crash Russian Women's Hockey Team Practice Before Olympics


While the organizers of the Games - the International Olympic Committee - would prefer to be talking about the excitement of Winter Olympic sports and the star athletes of PyeongChang 2018, instead it's embroiled in courtroom battles.In the next few days, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) - sport's top arbitration body - will hear an appeal by a group of Russian athletes who are challenging the decision to exclude them from the Winter Olympics , nearly a month after they were ... Read More »

Following Nunes' Memo Release, Democrats Can Only Finger-Point And Accuse


Schiff also noted that President Donald Trump's decision to release the Nunes memo against the recommendations of the FBI and Department of Justice and his subsequent use of the memo to "vindicate" himself in the Russian Federation probe "could be evidence of the president's intent to interfere with the investigation". Read More »

2 children found stabbed to death in Mass


Authorities discovered the children's bodies Monday in a Brockton apartment. According to the Enterprise, the mayor's office sent out an automated messages to the Brockton City Council members Monday confirming the deaths. "All crime scenes are grizzly, but these victims were innocent children", said Cruz. Neighbors said they are shaken and frightened by the horrifying news. Read More »

Magnitude 6.0 quake rocks Taipei, east coast


Shocking photos show a huge hotel tilted on its side, with its lower floors possibly crushed by the quake. The building boasts 300 guest rooms, and fatalities are feared after the tragedy. There have been several strong quakes in the area in the last few days. One person said simply: "F*****g scary". Two bridges in Hualien City have been damaged and sealed off, including the Qixingtian Bridge. Read More »

Wildcard Kvitova Defeats Mladenovic To Claim The Ladies Trophy


The left-handed Czech did not drop serve in becoming the first wild card and first lefty to raise the St. Petersburg title trophy. Former world number two Kvitova beat defending champion Kristina Mladenovic in the final in Russian Federation to claim only her second WTA title since suffering a hand injury in a knife attack in December 2016. Read More »

J&K police set Pune woman free


They could not find anything as I had nothing to hide. After these reports, Pune Police contacted my family. Shaikh had been questioned by the Pune unit of the Maharashtra ATS in 2015 when it came to its notice that the teenager had been "radicalised" after coming in contact with ISIS supporters overseas. Read More »