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Chief of staff favorite says no


At the time, Trump said he believed Kelly would " do a spectacular job ", and lauded his time at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he oversaw a reduction in the number of illegal border crossings and implemented Trump's travel ban on people from terror-prone countries. Read More »

Saudi Arabia refuses to extradite Jamal Khashoggi murder suspects


His Turkish fiancee Hatice Cengiz waited for hours outside the consulate on October 2 and, when he did not return, contacted Turkish authorities about his disappearance. "Put your earphones in, or listen to music like me ", he says. Erdogan has said the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi government, but has insisted it was not King Salman. Read More »

Over 1,700 arrested in latest yellow vest protests in France


A total 1,220 of the 1,723 detained were ordered held in custody, the ministry said. Trump claimed the French protests were linked to the Paris climate accord, which he opposes, and said French protesters were chanting "We want Trump". In Paris, protesters were mostly contained to the Champs-Elysees and surrounding avenues, such as avenue Marceau and boulevard de Courcelles, as well as near the Opera district. Read More »

NC GOPer Supports Probe Into Alleged Fraud Scheme Linked To His Campaign


In case it isn't already obvious, let's share two important facts about North Carolina: the Democratic Party has the most registered votes in the state, and the even years are the years when the elections actually take place. A political operative named McCrae Dowless has emerged as the focus of allegations that he led a network of people who collected absentee-by-mail ballots en masse, which is forbidden under North Carolina law. Read More »

Adam Schiff Believes Trump Faces 'The Real Prospect of Jail Time'


Such payments are also limited to $2,700 U.S. per person. Mueller's office has maintained that Cohen had a conversation with a Russian national who offered to help the president "in political and business affairs". Since then, she has cited a number of Trump's moves that she insisted can justify the impeachment, including the alleged "Russian collusion" , "shithole countries" comment about several African and Caribbean nations and the abrogation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Read More »

PM May To Address Lawmakers Amid Postponed Brexit Vote Reports


The decision to delay the vote is yet to be officially announced but was widely reported in the British media after May held a conference call with senior ministers on Monday morning. She said the Irish border backstop should be removed. There has been speculation May might use an European Union summit on December 13-14 to press for changes to the deal as Britain prepares to leave the European Union at the end of next March. Read More »

United Kingdom court orders Vijay Mallya's extradition to India


The 62-year-old liquor baron is wanted in India for defaulting Indian banks to the tune of Rs 9,000 crore besides allegations of money laundering and diversion of funds. "Please take it", the flamboyant businessman tweeted earlier . "Nobody disrespects a court of law". "I have submitted my settlement application in the Karnataka High Court". Read More »

Meghan Markle's Dad Addresses Her Rumored Feud With Kate Middleton


Cohen, 50, is a longtime member of the royal staff, having risen the ranks to become one of Queen Elizabeth 's top aides as a private secretary and communications secretary. You people should know better and stop pitting these two women against each other. 'Kate is lovely. She's British, she's reserved. "Sam will be a huge loss", said a source. Read More »

Hair Furor Lashes Out At "Leakin' James Comey"


Opened investigations on 4 Americans (not 2) - didn't know who signed off and didn't know Christopher Steele. However, Goodlatte said he does not want his shock to be registered as an assertion that Comey lied during his six-hour, closed-door testimony. Read More »

Roger the ripped kangaroo dies aged 12


Roger stood at just over 2m and he weighed in at 89 kilograms. "So we will reflect on his life today and for the years to come". The Sanctuary wrote, 'Sadly Roger has passed away of old age. Arthritis and fading vision plagued Roger in his final years, Barns said, before he died of old age. In the wild, kangaroos live for about 10 years but can live longer in captivity. Read More »

Pence man out as Trump's chief


Trump, another source said. With the Democrats prepared to take control of the House next month, Trump is pressed for time in selecting competent staff. Ayers revealed the news in a tweet. The White House is simultaneously gearing up for Trump's re-election campaign. "There's been very little controversy, which is really wonderful by itself", Trump said, praising Kelly's role in implementing his policies at DHS. Read More »

European Court of Justice says United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke Brexit


Its ruling will now be reviewed urgently by Scotland's civil court in Edinburgh, kick-starting what is expected to be a last ditch legal battle by the United Kingdom government which is likely to end in the supreme court. A member state can also choose to change its mind in the case where no agreement has been reached, as long as the two-year time limit, including any transition period, has not expired. Read More »

Trump to name former Fort Hood commander as Joint Chiefs chairman


He has served in command and leadership positions, including in Afghanistan and Iraq. Trump said the transition date was "to be determined", in a sign that Dunford might go sooner rather than later, but Ryder noted: "All indications are that General Dunford will serve his full term". Read More »

Arrested, TV Actress Detained After Diamond Trader Found Dead In Forest

It is being said that the politician Sachin Pawar has been arrested in connection with the case. The Police investigations report revealed that Rajeshwar Udani was a regular at some bars and in touch with several women, including from film Industry, through Sachin Pawar, a former aide to a Maharashtra Minister, Prakash Mehta. Read More »

Israel locates third 'Hezbollah' tunnel crossing from Lebanon


It does appear to be a concrete warning to the residents to leave their homes immediately, nor does it follow army protocol for such a warning. The cross-border tunnels "are wider and larger, and their goal is to transfer battalions, large forces, into Israeli territory, in order to come in and carry out a killing spree and kidnappings and to capture villages", the Israeli premier stated. Read More »

Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump Faces The 'Real Prospect Of Jail Time'

We have been discussing the issue of pardons that the president may offer to people or dangle in front of people. "The bigger pardon question may come down the road, as the next president has to determine whether to pardon Donald Trump ". The claims, if true, appear to be campaign finance violations. But the Mueller team credits Cohen with cooperating with special prosecutors in their investigation into Russian meddling. Read More »

Paris cleans up after 1,200 arrested in latest riot


Around the time Macron was making the U-turn, Trump tweeted "I am glad that my friend @EmmanuelMacron and the protestors in Paris have agreed with the conclusion I reached two years ago. Even if Macron withdraws his signature slashing of the wealth tax, "half of the yellow vests will go home, the other half will want him to resign and will stay in the streets", Valette predicted. Read More »

Axios: Trump Considering Rep. Meadows for Chief of Staff

He wants someone to fill the position permanently as he begins to gear up for the 2020 presidential election. Mr. Trump brought Mr. Kelly in a year ago to restore order to the White House, but has clashed repeatedly with the retired Marine Corps general in recent months. Read More »

Ayodhya: Thousands rally in Delhi over disputed religious site


The VHP has been saying that it was confident that the bill will be tabled in the upcoming winter session of Parliament for paving the way for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya. Traffic police have issued an advisory detailing diversions in view of the rally. It said no traffic will be allowed on Ranjeet Singh Flyover (from Guru Nanak Chowk to Barakhambha Road), JLN Marg (from Rajghat to Delhi Gate), Chaman Lal Marg near VIP gate. Read More »

Pelosi: Funding for 'immoral, ineffective' border wall off the table


Her comments came as the House and Senate approved a stopgap bill Thursday to keep the government funded through December 21. Both houses of Congress passed the measure by voice vote on Thursday . "It can only be used for fencing, using technology now deployed at the border, and only where the experts say fencing is appropriate and makes sense as a security feature". Read More »

Trump taps William Barr to lead the Justice Department


Mr. Barr, now a lawyer at the firm Kirkland & Ellis, has worked as a lawyer for high profile firms, including at telecom company Verizon. For years Grassley has been in charge of the nominations process in the Senate. Republicans gave strong backing, with Senator Lindsey Graham saying he is "highly capable, highly respected and will provide new and much-needed leadership for the Department of Justice". Read More »

Mark Harris Open to 'New Election' in North Carolina's 9th District

The board cited allegations of "irregularities and concerted fraudulent activities" involving mail-in ballots, and subpoenaed both the Harris campaign and Red Dome for documents. Two women have told WSOC-TV in North Carolina that Dowless paid them to collect absentee ballots and deliver them to him. A copy of the Bladen election board's log book shows Dowless turned in well over 500 applications. Read More »

First Alert Days: Winter Storm Warning remains in effect through noon Monday


Atlanta will probably see rain but not snow, Cabrera said, though northeast Georgia might. First responders used a high-water rescue truck to help these drivers after they stalled on a flooded city street. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, who declared a state of emergency on Friday, told residents to finish their food stockpiling and other storm preparations and to avoid unnecessary travel. Read More »

Trump’s Son-in-law ‘Advised’ Saudi Prince After Khashoggi Murder


After Kushner visited Saudi Arabia with Trump in June 2017, bin Salman ousted his cousin Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and replaced him as crown prince. Martin Indyk, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and an ex-Middle East envoy, said the relationship between Kushner and MbS constitutes the foundation of the Trump policy not just toward Saudi Arabia but toward the region. Read More »

Dog that survived California wildfire guarded property for weeks


Sullivan left food and water for him regularly until Gaylord got back on Wednesday. As the Camp Fire raged, killing at least 85 people and displacing thousands more in Northern California , Madison waited patiently. Sullivan wrote on Facebook that she also lured in Madison by taking a clothing item with Gaylord's scent on placing it the property. Owner Andrea Gaylord was forced to evacuate her home after the fire tore through California last month. Read More »

Chris Dawson: Husband charged with murder in podcast mystery


Lynette's husband Chris, who has always been a suspect in his wife's disappearance, was taken into custody at a home in Biggera Waters on the Gold Coast just before 8am Wednesday. "I'm the happiest man alive today, and if Lynette is up there looking down, she'd be smiling at us", he told News Corp Australia. He said there was evidence Mrs Dawson did not plan to flee and further evidence she did not have the financial means to. Read More »

Man arrested in death of North Carolina teenager


She was awesome and truly is one of the brightest lights in the public schools of Robeson County. McLellan appeared before a magistrate early Saturday morning. "This is not a visa for sightseeing or staying in the country", Aguilar told CNN . Her father lived in the United States when she was young but returned to his home country on his own accord years ago. Read More »

Downing Street denies reported delay of crucial parliament vote on Brexit deal


A senior British Cabinet minister has said that a second referendum or a so-called "Norway-plus" deal could be in the cards if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to win lawmakers' approval for her Brexit deal. "When I say if this deal does not pass we would truly be in uncharted waters, I hope people understand that this is what I genuinely believe and fear could happen". Read More »

Amal Clooney hits out at Trump in speech at the UN


The superstar couple left their twins at home and paced out with George's parents, Nick and Nina , to grace the 2018 United Nations Correspondents Association Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Let me just dash out with a word of wisdom: Never ever underestimate your potentials because you haven't tried it all. "Do you mean the people who are US citizens who are members of your military, who are the vast majority of whom are not extremists or violent in any way?'" ... Read More »

Minister: UK could try Norway model if Brexit deal rejected


According to the Sunday Times ministers and aides have convinced her she needs a "handbag moment" - to emulate Margaret Thatcher - and demand better terms from the EU. One features a straight choice between May's deal and staying in the bloc. Downing Street has also denied newspaper reports that Theresa May will postpone Tuesday's vote. Read More »