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Pelosi Slams Facebook for Not Removing Altered Video

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They're lying to the public. 'I will close by reiterating the central allegation of our indictments-that there were multiple, systematic efforts to interfere in our election, ' he said Wednesday. Trump shared a Fox News video from "Lou Dobbs Tonight" showing verbal pauses. "But when we're talking about political discourse and misinformation around that, we think the right approach is to let people make an informed choice" and to work with independent fact-checkers to attach warning labels ... Read More »

Abe outraged over ‘extremely harrowing’ Japan stabbing incident

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It wasn't immediately clear how many others had died. Some Japanese media outlets are reporting at least three deaths, while some are saying two, including the attacker. All but two adult victims are in elementary school, according to city and hospital officials, and their ages are believed to be from 6 to 12. "My heart is broken with pain when I think of the innocent children and their parents who send their children to our school with love who were victimized by this savage act", he ... Read More »

Mueller statement moves Cory Booker to back impeachment

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Mr Mueller concluded there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, but did not exonerate the president of obstruction of justice. Mueller's 22-month probe did not establish that the Trump campaign coordinated or conspired with the Russians during the election. Biden for President campaign buttons are seen for sale beside "Impeach Trump Now!" buttons as U.S. Read More »

White House: Man Sets Himself On Fire Near Presidential Home

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A man has ignited himself at the Ellipse in Washington , D.C. The Ellipse is located south of the White House fence and north of Constitution Avenue and the National Mall. She said: "The saddest thing I've ever seen". That man suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The White House has not yet commented on the incident. Read More »

Singapore added to USA watch list for currency manipulation

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The treasury department, however, did not remove China from the list. Singapore's "large current account surplus and net foreign currency purchases of at least US$17 billion [approximately S$23.5bil]" a year ago were among the factors that compelled the US Treasury to place the Republic on its currency manipulation watchlist , adding that Singapore's foreign currency purchases in 2018 accounted for 4.6 per cent of its GDP. Read More »

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

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Majdalani called on South Africa to salvage the two-state solution and to continue to stand on Palestine's side amidst the recent U.S. unilateral moves, as well as to support an global peace conference in accordance with the initiative of President Abbas on the basis of worldwide legitimacy resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative. Read More »

USA like a 'war zone' after 500 tornadoes in 30 days

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Although a watch is not as urgent as a warning, forecasters say atmospheric conditions on Wednesday are conducive for small tornadoes to form when scattered thunderstorms start moving across our region. "Typically, you'd see a break of a day or two in between these long stretches, but we're just not getting that right now". Debris was so thick that at one point, highway crews had to use snowplows to clear an interstate. Read More »

Mueller resigns as special counsel, addresses Russian Federation report

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US Attorney General William Barr, in turn, stated that the evidence against Trump in the Mueller report does not rise to the level of a crime. Announcing his resignation, Special Counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with a crime was "not an option", citing department policy that a sitting president can not be indicted. Read More »

Trump Urges Alabama's Moore to Skip 2020 Senate Rematch

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Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.), who is running for U.S. Senate in 2020, told The Hill he heard from multiple GOP sources that failed Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore - who lost a special election in 2017 against Democrat Doug Jones amid a series of accusations of inappropriate sexual interactions with young women - was gearing up to mount another senatorial campaign. Read More »

1 dead, dozens injured as tornadoes rip through Ohio, Indiana

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Six were reported in Iowa, five in Nebraska, four in IL and three in Minnesota, with one in Idaho. A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City. Read More »

Kushner presses US peace plan in Middle East

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The trip comes as the U.S. prepares to roll out the economic portion of the plan at a conference in Bahrain in late June. The Palestinians have already said they will not attend the summit and have rejected the Trump administration's Mideast peace plan out of hand. Read More »

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north

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Russian Federation is another country that does not recognise Kosovo's independence. Emergency sirens sounded in the Serb part of Mitrovica and people gathered in the town's main square but no incidents occurred, witnesses said. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in Belgrade that there was "unconfirmed information that Russian citizen Mikhail Krasnoshchekov, an employee of the UNMIK administration, was beaten and detained". Read More »

Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson faces court over Brexit claims

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Marcus Ball , 29, raised more than £200,000 through crowdfunding to bring a private prosecution of misconduct in public office, accusing Mr Johnson of endorsing and making statements that he knew to be false. The Heritage Foundation's Nile Gardiner says Theresa May failed to deliver Brexit. Johnson's spokesperson was not immediately available for comment. Read More »

British interior minister Javid launches leadership bid to replace PM May

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Javid, 49, became the first candidate to declare his candidacy over social media. He said the results of the European elections - which saw his party score less than 10% of the total vote, compared to almost 25% in 2014 - made it "all too clear" that the government "must get on and deliver Brexit to ensure there is renewed trust in our democracy". Read More »

Australia's 'egg boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims fund

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The $70,000 raised - close to 100,000 Australian dollars - was donated to the Christchurch Foundation and Victims Support , he wrote. Anning, who has since lost his seat in Australia's parliament, triggered outrage by claiming the attack in neighbouring New Zealand was the result of Muslim immigration to the country. Read More »

Missouri may become the only state with zero abortion clinics

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Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region may be losing its license to perform abortions this week amid a legal battle over its annual license renewal, the St. This would leave the state without a single stand-alone abortion care provider. Colleen McNicholas , an OB-GYN at the Planned Parenthood office in St. Read More »

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe"

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Asked how much truth there was in an article in the latest issue of the Croatian Nacional weekly, which says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants Plenković in a leading position in the EU, that Dragan Primorac would replace him as PM, and that this was the main reason for her visit to Zagreb ahead of the European elections, Plenković responded ironically. Read More »

Three suspects arrested over Lyon bomb attack

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The Paris prosecutor's office, which has jurisdiction over terrorist investigations in France , confirmed that the man, a 24-year-old arrested in Lyon , is the suspected bomber. Denis Broliquier, the city's district mayor, told press that "the charge was too small to kill", and a government source told AFP news agency it had been a "relatively weak explosive charge". Read More »

US, Taiwan security officials meet; China fumes

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Finally, Lu recalled that Washington recognizes the One China policy, as Beijing is the only representative of the entire country in the worldwide arena. The rare meet has come at a time when tempers between the U.S. and China have frayed in their worsening trade war. China has been ramping up pressure on Taiwan, conducting military drills near the island and leaning on its few diplomatic allies to cut off relations. Read More »

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment

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The tests have been seen as a way for Pyongyang to pressure Washington to soften its stance on easing sanctions against it without actually causing the negotiations to collapse. However, President Trump has said the launches do not concern him, adding he is still confident in his relationship with Kim Jong-Un. Bolton acknowledged that the United States has not been "hearing much from North Korea" since the summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. Read More »

Preliminary assessment from NOAA says 14 suspected tornadoes hit Indiana

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Forecasters warned of the possibility of powerful thunderstorms during the Tuesday afternoon rush hour in the Kansas City area, as well as more bad weather in Ohio . The Ohio Department of Transportation is using snow plows to remove debris off the highway after The National Weather Service confirmed Monday night that a "large and unsafe tornado" hit near Trotwood, Ohio, outside of Dayton. Read More »

May meets fellow European leaders who helped make Brexit impossible

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May has announced her resignation as leader of the governing Conservative Party on June 7, with the process to choose her successor beginning three days later. Other parties that want to halt Brexit altogether also surged in the vote, leaving little space in the middle for Britain's two main traditional parties, the Conservatives and Labour, both of which had campaigned in favour of a compromise. Read More »

Greens rise, Merkel's coalition sink in Euro elections

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At its highest in 20 years, that turnout may muffle talk of a "democratic deficit" undermining the legitimacy of European Union lawmaking. Each previous European Union election since the first in 1979 has seen turnout fall, but figures from across the 28-nation bloc were at a 20-year high of 51 percent, suggesting this year's culture clash has mobilized both populists and those who oppose them. Read More »

Supreme Court compromise on IN abortion law keeps issue off its docket

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The answer to the first question is: No. Today the Court took the unusual step of summarily - without oral arguments or briefs, in an unsigned order - reversing the Seventh Circuit's ruling on the fetal-remains portion of the in law, and declining to review the abortion-motive provisions of the same law. Read More »

Huawei founder praises and defends Apple, would protest if China banned it

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At the same time, he said he would be against Beijing's possible move to ban the US' Apple Corporation from the Chinese market in retaliation. Overall shipments fell 6.6 percent in the first quarter of 2019, according to IDC. Ren also claimed that Huawei had managed to steal "the American technologies from tomorrow" and that the United States "doesn't even have those technologies". Read More »

Huawei founder says China should not retaliate over trade ban

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China always believes that any differences between any two countries should be resolved through friendly consultations, differences between China and the USA on the economic and trade front is no exception, said Lu Kang. Two of the biggest phone makers in ... Even if Washington was to iron out its issues with China, which is what many believe is the crux of the issue surrounding Huawei's newest predicament, and consequently lifted its sanctions off of the firm, the fact that its Android Q ... Read More »

Large tornado hits near Dayton as severe storms slam Ohio

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Residents of Idaho, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana and OH, are still not in the clear as severe weather is forecast to continue through Tuesday and into Wednesday. Seeing the damage these storms have done is a sobering reminder of the catastrophic damage natural disasters can do, and we hope the people affected by the tornadoes can stay strong while the community rallies to pick up the pieces. Read More »

Rare albino Panda caught on camera for the first time in China

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A fully albino giant panda has been filmed roaming bamboo forests in China - the first ever recorded in the wild, an expert says. A RARE all-white panda has been captured on camera in a nature reserve in southwest China's Sichuan Province, the reserve management authorities said on Saturday . Read More »

China's stance on USA trade talks always been consistent

Ren also claimed that Huawei had managed to steal "the American technologies from tomorrow" and that the U.S. "doesn't even have those technologies". Instead, the company has been in the news because of the trade blacklist which the U.S. government slapped on the Chinese company. "Apple is my teacher. Read More »

Iran slams Trump after he asserts he's not seeking regime change

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The crisis takes root in President Donald Trump's withdrawal a year ago of the USA from the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers that capped Iran's uranium enrichment activities in return to lifting sanctions. US sanctions, he said, "amounts to terrorism" against his country. Tensions have risen between the two countries after a U.S. decision earlier this month to send an aircraft carrier strike force and B-52 bombers in a show of force against what Washington's leaders said ... Read More »